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Deers Summer - All Around NRO A Sunny Afternoon And A Field 0f Dandelions Provided A Natural Playground For This Doe ~And Her Fawn On The Florence Acres Loop Last Week. First There Was Indecision, Then A Curious Look And They Finally Skipped Along To Green Pastures. --Staff Photos MONROE, SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON-THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1972, NUMBER 9.8 WSR Escapee To Be Charged With Valley Farm Burglary, Valley Farm Equipment was bur- glarized early Tuesday morning and an escapee from the Washington State Reformatory was apprehended tn Ephrata by Grant County Sheriff Deputies in connection with the in- cident Monroe Police Chief D.C. Nauman reported. Taken Into custody Tuesday morning was Thomas Doll, 26, of Ephrata. Doll walked away from a work Ballot Issue Could Create More Jobs A Referendum on this Falls' ballot will provide a giant step toward com- pletion of Everett Commtmity Col- lege's campus if passed by voters, President Jeanette Poore said this week. Referendum 31, a million and a half dollar allocation, would create between 50 to 60 jobs for the "Jobs Now" program Miss Poore noted. "After 15 years of planning and dreaming about needed facilities, Referendum 31 promises to provide Snohomish County with first class educational facilities housing the most modern of instructional pro- grams," the president pointed out. The project Includes expanding the nursing ~ program ~ over 200 stu- dents, additional automotive tech- nology classes and enlarged classes for photography, forestry and weld- ing. The measure also calls for com- pletion of the Learning Resources Center, the second story of which is currently under construction. Day Camp On Buck Island If you plan to take a drive on Buck Island between now and Aug- ust 3, the Ptlchuck Area Council of Camp Fire Girls cautioned motor- ists to be alert for children playing. tn the area. The Council is conducting a Day Camp on the island and about 50 young girls converge there between 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The second through seventh grade girls are learning skills in crafts, cooking, outdoor living, t a k i n g nature hikes and playing games. An open house is planned in the afternoon on August 2. party at the Reformatory Sewer Plant sometime Monday and hid In the woods until dark. According to a statement Doll gave Grant County officials h e entered Valley Farm Equipment at about 1 a.m. Tuesday. He apparently tried to open the safe in the back of the shop area but after an unsuccessful attempt, loaded it on the back of a 1972 pick- up owued by the firm parked in the rear of the building and drove to his mother's home In Ephrata, aboutl50 miles from here. When Doll's mother noticed her son at home that morning she notified authorities. There was approximately $300 in the safe as well as titles and other important paper work belonging to the firm, all of which was re- covered at the time of arrest. Nauman said Doll will be charged by his department with auto theft and burglary and he expected the state to charge Doll with escape. Ref o r m a tory superintendent Roger Maxwell said Doll was a min- imum security trustee serving a parole violation after convictions of second degree burglary and grand larceny charges In Grant County. Maxwell said he had been scheduled for a parole hearIng Oct- ober 27 of this year. A Monroe police officer traveled to Ephrata Tuesday afternoon to escort the prisoner, the safe and the truck back to this city. Nauman said charges would be . ' .......... filed Wednesday with the county prosecutor. S tra tegy M e e ting Set For Alumni Now is the time for all Monroe High School Alumni athletics to be- gin thinking about football. That's the word from Dick Langum, assistant principal at the school, and one of the chief organ- tzers of this years' annual clash. An organizational meeting is slated for August 3 at 7 p.m. tn the high school lecture room. Two games are planned this year including a duel with the Washington State Reformatory squad. Last year the alums topped the Reformatory. Langum said all alumni are eli- gible to participate and equipment except for shoes Will be furnished. For further information or ques- tions contact Bill Stotko Jr., 794- 9936, Randy Olson, 794-7335 or Langum at 794-7223. Proceeds from the games will go toward the high school bleacher fund. -Snohomish County & Skykomish Valley (Includes Baring, Index, Skykomish, Duva!l, Carnation & Snohomlsh). ' Special One New Or One Renewal (on up to' date Subscriptions) Regular $5.00 $2.50 Cash 0nly HURRY! Offer Good July 13 Thr~ Friday, July 28 5:00 p.m. Only 2 Doys Left Monroe Monitor 113 W. Main Dance To Benefit Injured Players A benefit dance for two injured In addtttbn to the dance a mini Monroe Men's Softball Association horseshoe tournament and a dart players will be held at Eagles Park contest is planned. July 28 at 7 p.m. ' Refreshments have also been do- The talented Monroe singingduo hated for the affair. of Bud Nelson and Lee Ann have Tickets will be $1.50 donation and agreed to donate their time to per- advance tickets may be obtained at form for the dance according to Bill Stotko, one of the dance organizers. Proceeds from the dance will help the family of Tyke Hanson who was injured earlier this month when he suffered a separated knee and shat- tered right wrist durIng a softball contest. Last week another Injured player was added to the benefit. Roger Thompson broke his ankle while sliding into second base. Stotko said the players are in- sured for medical expenses, but while both men are out of work they have no means to support their fam- Utes. Hanson ts expected to be in a cast for the next five weeks and at that time doctors will determine if a knee operation is necessary. If an operation is performed he could be in a cast for another eight weeks. the Keg-N-Cue. Zoning Adjustor Approves Faith Center Application The Snohomtsh County Zoning Adjustor has approved an applica- tion of Faith Center Assembly of God to establish a church and day care center 'on property about one mile southwest of the city at 169th and Tester Road. Pastor Roy Anderson said arch- ttectural plans are about 90 per cent complete and the church is hoping to begin construction some- time in September. The $100,000 project is expected to be completed by next spring or early summer Pastor Anderson said. I Save where you're always number ONrl- Our customers always FIRST are