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Pa~;e Two, Monitor, Monroe, WA, June 12, 1975 iiiiiiiiiii:;i~i :ii~i~ ;iI~ I" PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY Entered as Second Class Matter at the Post Office at Monroe, Washington, under the Act of March 3, 1898. MEMBER LPER AssoiaUon - Founded 1885 SUBSCRIPTION RATES Monroe, Skykomish and Snoqualmie Valleys, per year $6.00. Outside Monroe, Skykomish and Snoqualm e Valleys $7.00. Official Newspaper of the City of Monroe and Town of Skykomish. Address all mail to Post Office Box No. 399, Monroe', Washington 98272. Editor & Publisher .......... Howard Voland Office Manager .......... Althea Hendrickson News Editor .............. Dick Baldwin Advertising ............... Mike Purcell Women's News Editor .... Nellie Robertson lli Comment... Two weeks ago, based upon a news re- lease from the Public Disclosure Commis- sion, we indicated that candidates for small governmental political positions did not have to comply with the state Public Dis- closure . tatuteo We were wrong, and I think you'11 un- derstand why when you read the following from the P.D.C.: "Not every candidate is requiredto file reports of campaign contribution and ex- penditures, however. The campaign fin- ancing provisions of the Open Government Law apply only to candidates for an office the constituency of which encompasses a whole county or which contains 5,000 or more registered voters as of the date of the last general election" Eince that writing we have talked to Public Disclosure Commission Adminis- trator Graham E. Johnson. He said the above is true but does not apply to state- ments of financial affairs which are re- quired of all political candidates The re- [lease, as you can probably see, misled us :and only applies to campaign contributions received by candidates for offices which have a constituency of less than 5,000v0t- ers. Sorry we misinterpreted the-P.D.Co re- lease, on the other hand it was authored by a bureaucrat and to our way of think- ing, was deceiving. Viewpoint By Howard M. Voland THE MONROE Bicentennial Commission is $200 richer thanks to the efforts and hard work of the Monroe Jayceeso The Jaycees earned $400 for conducting the recent citywide census and voted to do- nate half of the proceeds to the local bicentennial group Here, Bob Hall, left, chairman of the bicentennial commission accepts a check from Bob McCardy, Mon- roe Jaycee president. --Staff Photo Girls Softball Coast-to-Coast/Wolfkills Monroe Sand and Gravel/ G&L Body Shop Monroe Booster Club/ Stnterplast Holcombs/Monroe Community Chest Curley-Johnston Ford/ Kiwanis Eagles Auxtliary/Irvs and Arts W L 8 2 8 2 6 4 4 5 3 7 0 7 loop with identical 8-2 slates. In other action, Monroe Sand and Gravel/G&L rme N (From Page I) training he will at- tend a technical school in the general career field. Airman Davis is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Davis, Route 2, Box 302A Snohom- tsh, and is a1974grad- uate of Monroe High School. Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Steven F. Weeks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil J. Weeks, Route 2, Snohomish, was graduated from recruit training at the Coast Guard Training Center, Alameda, Cal- if., recently. Classes include in- struction in seaman- ship, damage control, close order drill, first aid, markmanship, Coast Guard history, and military regula- tions. He is scheduled to re- port at the Coast Guard Radio Station, Wash- Ington, D.C. Army Private Jeffrey Sandbak, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Sand- bak of Monroe, was named Soldier of the Month for April, 1975. Sandbak, assigned to Company B, 25th Med- ical Battalion, station- ed in Hawaii, was awarded a certificate of merit. He was selected on the basis of his knowledge in world af- fairs, current events and general military subjects in addition to her personal appear- ance and oral expres- sion. Sandbak is a Monroe High School graduate. In MYAA Girls Softball League Action last week Coast-to-Coast/Wolfkills topped Monroe An official at Kees- Sand and Gravel/G&L Body Shop, 25-4, however : ler AFB, Miss., has announced the gradu- both teams remained knotted for top spot in theation with honors of Airman First Class Gregory W. Cross, Vets Eligible For Insurance rce s The Veterans Admin- by midnight August l istration urged veter- if they want low-cost ans discharged between Veterans Group Like April 3, 1970 and Aug- Insurance. ust 1, 1974, to apply from the Air Training Command's basic course for electronic specialists. Airman Cross, whose wife, Kimberly daughter of Mro and Mrs. Robert Reuss of Rt. 2, Snohomish, re- ceived instruction in communications and electronics systems principles. He is re- maining at Keesler for advanced training. Airman Cross is a 1974 graduate of Mon- roe Senior High School. 570 square feet, Ample Parking Ideal for insurance Agency, tAccountant, Attorney, Etc. Adjacent to Vantage Realty (Formerly location of Farmers Insurance Agency) Ask For Bud Busch Monroe Community Chapel 23515 Old Owen Road Sunday School 9:45 Worship Service 11:00 Midweek Service 794-4440, Church 794-4302, Residence SULTAN COMMUNITY Monroe First Baptist Church Sunday School 9:45 Morning Worship 11:013 Evening Worship 7:00 Body Shop picked up two other victories, a 20- 8 sweep over Curley-Johnston Ford/Kiwanis on June 3 and a 30-9 whopping over the Eagles Auxiliary/Irvs and Arts on June 5. Everyone got in on the action from the Coast- to-Coast/Wolfkills squad while Julie Dennis tap- ped a homer and Ktm Creswell whipped a nice tag at the plate for Monroe Sand and Gravel/ G&L Body Shop. Tina Ness was the winner on the mound dur- ing the Eagles Auxiliary/Irvs and Arts route. Teammates Joy Hvatum connected with a triple, Robin Richards and Candy Johnson score five times each and Stacey Keenan knocked in two r.b.i.'s. Candy Johnson gloved three fly balls during the Monroe Sand and Gravel/G&L Body Shop triumph over Curley-Johnston Ford/Kiwanis. Tina Ness tossed the winning strikes, Jolene Quaranta and Dawn Richards both tagged doubles and Debbie Sanders poked a pair of singles. Char Lehman is leaving on the citizen am- bassador program to Europe and is selling her horse. She would like to place her in a home that will continue showing her. Bahas is an 8 year old 3/4 Arabian Chestnut Mare and is trained for Western, English (saddle seat), Trail and Stock horse. She is an ex- cellent show animal and a real ribbon win- net. Come see horse and winnings to apprec- iiate. Contact Lloyd Hansey, 14733-179th S.E Monroe 794-8868. " ...... i Mercy trimphs and Justice hides her head in shame. Sirhan B. Sirhan will be paroled in 1986, 18 years aRer he murdered Robert F. Ken- nedy and dictated to a nation who would not be their president. To be merciful is an attribute, but it must be mercy tempered with Justice, not devoid of it. The crime of Sirhan was not only the crime of first degree murder, but also the crime of treason against a nation. By his action, he mandated to a nation who would not be their chief executive. His action affected not only the Kennedy fam- ily but the fate of a nation and the nations of the world. Had Robert F. Kennedy been elected Pres- ident, what course would he have charted for the nation? Would it have been one that would have led to Watergate? To the debacle in southeast Asia? Who is to say? It is all Idle speculation. Kennedy may have never been elected President. But by the action of Strhan B. Sirhan, the people of this nation were denied a choice. Murder and treason, yet this man will be free on parole in 1896, only 18 years later. Perhaps he should Just be issued a pardon. selling steers, lambs, hogs at Puget Sound Jr, Livestock Show Marysville Stock Yards Show Friday, June 13 Sale 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14 for more information call Sultan High School 793-7951 A OGJALJTY PROOUCT o Countertop Model lets you spend less Hme cooking. Special Defrost Plus Cycle Fathers Day Price To Low Special to Advertis=e Appliance Repair 101 E. Hill 794-5208 This Space Available 794-7116 BETHEL CHURCH METHODIST James Updike, Pastor 793-5901 Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a. m. SULTAN ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rev. J. Flascher, 793-7731 Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Evening Worship, 7 p. m. Wed. Bible Study, 7:30 p. m. GOLD BAR OPEN BIBLE STANDARD Rev. Ralph Sieg, 793-5755 Sunday School, 9:45 a. m. Morning Worship, 11 a. m. 1405 West Main Street Rev. H. M. Gering,794-7708 Sunday:Church School, 9:45 Morn. Worship 11, Evening 6 Wed: Family Night, 7 p.m. First Congregational CHURCH Lewis & MacDougall Streets Morning Worship and Church School: 10:30 A. M. Larry S. Baker, Interim Pastor 1 - 32 9- 8647 FAITH CENTER Assembly of God Rev. R. Anderson, 794-8598 Comer Lewis & M. cDou~al Sun., 9:45 - 11 a.m. - 7 p. m. SULTAN BAPTIST Rev. John Sloan, 793-1541 Sunday School, 9:45 a, m, Morning Worship, 11 a, m. Evening Service, 7 p. m. STARTUP BAPTIST Rev. F. Ewert, 793-2042 Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, ii a.m. Evening Service, 7 p,. rru Wed. Bible Study, 7 p.m. Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wed., Bible Study and Thurs. Bible Study, 7 p.m. Mtssionettes, 7 p.m. k===,, Monroe United Methodist Church Family Worship 10 a.m. Followed by Church School Rev. Ken Coun~yman 338 S. Lewis 794-8863 II II Bargain almost 100%. Even our neighboring electric utilities have had at least two rate increases. We're proud of our record. We're still giving you rates among the very lowest in the nation. You can count on us to continue working to keep electricity your best bargain. m.,.1 ~ iota: m[am ,-,iL~m -- i~oml, i -" im'~ Despite our recent rate increase, elec- tricity from your Snohomish County PUD is still the best bargain around. in our 25 year history we've had four rate decreases. On June first we were forced to initiate our first-ever general rate increase. Fortunately, we were able to hold it down to just 15%. In the last five years the cost of living index has gone up nearly 35%. The cost of natural gas has gone up over 40%. The cost of heating oil is up MONROE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH Pastor Gary Christianson Sabbath School, 9:15 a.m. Chta~h, ii a, m. Wed. Prayer Meeting,7:30p. m Community Service Center I0 - 3 Tues.