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Page Two, Monitor, Monroe, Wn., July 29, 1971 eneral Purchase approval on a cardiac care unit, I sat on an old stone wall in the midst of "Why?" PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY formal; closure of the Valley General Hospitalothers and a strange insect came to call. He "I don't like their sting." Entered as Second Class Matter at the Post extended care facility and a report on instal-was large with iridescent wings and I took The wasp returned again and searched once Office at Monroe, Washington, under the Act lation of a new incinerator occupied Public him to be a wasp of some kind. After con- more for his hole. Giving up at last, he of M rch 3, 1898. Hospital District No. 1 commissioners last fronting me in a businesslike manner, during started a new one working as diligently as BER week. which time I remained motionless, he com.- before. Then a leaf blew toward him .and the Approved for purchase in three payments menced a careful search of the ground, which startled wasp took flight. Ten minutes later N L was a telemetry system cardiac care unit was sandy mixed with gravel. He found a hole, he had not returned, and I, too, had to take NEI ;A from space Laboratories Inc. of Chatsworth, which apparently he had already worked on and my leave. PER california at a total cost of $13,434. Ross started to dig again. , This incident has given me much food for , Association- Founded 188S Godard, hospital administrator said it was He dug with ease moving stones larger and thought. My friend often avows the Christian originally planned that the system would be heavier than he. I marveled at the instinct thought, but my friend could not see the beauty leased rather than purchased but further in- which caused him to work so diligently and of this wasp. SUBSCRIPTION RATES vestigation into leasing proved it economical-called a friend over to watch. His sudden Monroe, Skykomish and Snoqualmte Valleys, per year $5.00. Outside Monroe, Skykomish and ly more feasible to puruhase the equipment appearance caused the wasp to take flight Snoqualmle Valleys $6.00. Official Newspaper outright. Godard said the equipment was in- although he stayed in the area. I explained of the City of Monroe and Town of Skykomish. stalled and in working order. (for details see to my friend what was happening, and he Page I.) " verbal conferen thert flicked his foot purposely and destroyed Address all mail to Post Office Box No. 398, What directors decided m a ce all the wasp's hard work. Monroe Washington 98272. ' "What did you do that for?" I said. SNOHOMiSH Publisher ............ Howard Voland earlier this month they accomplished formally "I'd kill it if l could," he replied. Office Manager.....Althea Hendrickson theandextendedreluctantlYcarelaStfaciltty.Week in a motion to close Red Megn$ 'No' For rrm'o-'ng News Editor......Barbara Rogers Minor Godard, expressing the opinion of directors Advertising Manager ....... Dick Molvtk as well as his own, described as unfortunate the necessity to close the facility which had Red means "no" for No parking is al- lost money almost from the start several motorists inclined to lowed atall in the red Friday J ly 30 years ago and which had become economically park in the red paint- zones and only load- U impossible to keep open as a public service,ed zones on city ing or unloading or "We are absorbing all of the personnel into streets, t h e Monroe restricted parking is OPEN 'TILL 9P.M. • • • the hospital," Godard told directors. "How- Police Department allowed in the yellow ever we are reducing the licensed practical warns, painted zones. No doubt about: The citizenry got belted nurses and aides to 32 hours a week and every- one seems satisfied." in the mouth by our faceless state govern- Godard told commissioners the new 100- i ment again, pound capacity incinerator had been installed The State Department of Licenses at a total cost of $3,685 for a unit which could be moved to a new site. Godard said he ex- (drivers') has closed up shop in Monroe pected the unit to reduce by two-thirds the with neither fanfare nor the courtesy of regular garbage service. a news release to the three newspapers In other business, Godard reported that the hospital operated at a loss during the month serving the area abandoned which would of June; losing $2,359 on 678 patient days have, in turn, notified the general public,when :t takes 700 patient days to break even. It was no.'.ed that the 700-day formula may Henceforth, you will have to spend even change when there are no longer losses ab- m re time, money and miles (approxi: sorbed from the extended care facility. In mately 44 miles) to try and find the the total picture Godard reported net income for the year to date of $44,963 with a May Department headquarters someplace off 31 cash position of $221,718- compared to Interstate 5 somewhere between Everett $132,424 at the end of May last year. and Seattle for either a new driver's license or a renewal. Why shop was closed here is beyond Unbelievable but TRUE . the newest concept in "DIRECT SALES comprehension. The drivers of Monroe, T h e Snohomish operates a 60-cow Sultan, Duvali, Index, Startup, Gold Bar, County Dairy Family dairy located on the to the CONSUMER" and it's just about ready to serve you]] Skykomish, Snohomish and hinterlands open house will be right bank of the Sno- held this Saturday, at hor ish R i v e r on thereof are all affected, the Sid Staswick farm Rivershore Road.. In Monroe a kind and generous city, between Everett and addition to the 60 cows, -- • .- ' . ........ Snohomish. The gen- 40 head of young stock gave me epartment rent ann uzmty . ' eral public is invitedare raised. Corn is Iree facilities -- even a garage was to attend open house grow . for silage, as = nrovidp.d fnr the vehicle which brn-crhf .... and inspect the dairy,. ell hs gi-ass and hay ' - - =:' ,, ', m ' , , " ._ .... - .... farm. ISebple will have Open House hours are i 1 , J, f, Iii J me exam_nets to worK. when me an opportunity to tour from 10:30 to 2:30. . iI# W | ! r/ ,I [, J [I • : £ Monroe PD was remodeled, the job in- the farm in the morn- Pony rides will be i ] Lug and see how milk available through the • ' ' " • , eluded ample provision for the State " I, I , J. D " " ° L" . . is produced. TheSno- courtesy of the Cabel-( / jl I ,,i r epartment oi menses, again at no homish County Dairy leros Too 4-H Club cost. Wives will serve a of Snohomish. ....................... W w a " a dairy luncheon atnoon ..................... do not kno nor h ve found it e sy T" S'a " k " mfl" [ U^.,^ A.,^ • ne swm m y I-It ll /'tl.l /'t I-(:lbtUI,b to ascertain who gave the order. However, t • ( in the interim, and unless we are con- " ( " " [" ' ° Fam,ly Market To Open Here That Make Th=s Program Poss=ble. vinced otherwis., we are of a m nd that the thousands of drivers hereabouts haveSlated for an August chases". , [1. NO FREE OFFERS! NO CONTESTS! 8. FOR MERCHANTS, CAFES, INSTITUTIONS! • 4 grand opening is The e x t Wednesday s | I just been dealt a lousy, uncalled for rap 2 NO GIMMICKS R NO Vl E • " Famil- Marketlocatedopening is planned at I • • 9 YOU DO THE W0 K - SER C . ( This action should never have taken at 182 0 Cascade View I0 a.m. Regular store }3. NO EXPENSIVE FIXTURES OR DISPLAYSI" t of Hi hwa hours are 10 a m to place without a public hearing -- here R dd, no3trthoftheg ry 7 p m M o n d" a - BUY ONE ITEM OR A CASE! 10. NATIONALLY KNOWN BRANDS! eas ve , y and not in Olympia. This country is green Fair grounds: throug Wednesday, I0 (5. SAME LOW PRICES EVERYDAY! 11. MEMBERSHIP SOLD AT THE MARKET! still governed by the people and for the The , market tea- a.m. to 9 p.m. Thurs- 16 NO TIE- IN SALESI t people and until politicians and/or bu- tures 'direct sales to day and Friday 9 a.m: )7" FOR CONSUMERS- IOUSEWIVES! i • . . me consumer, singte m o p.m. amraays ano r • reaucrats com, back to this reahzatmn closed o Sundav ) items or case ,.ur- n _s. _ ......... we are going to keep right on protest- , mg thin and any other arbitrary de ', ... " " - TWO Arrested For Auto Theh. : ( czsmn. ' STAWI" UP ! • A former Monroe at the request of the ........ • **** 4? m e nlt C::t.eo LE: t ettnt P CeimDl - ' M tyor Jack Law's administration and M;nroe youth- ereap- Pcated the Monroe GOLD BAI the Monroe Police Departmgnt, under the prehended here last venile, a runaway from ULTAM direction of Chief D.C. Nauman, surely Friday on suspicion ofa dententton home. auto theft, according to Both were being held deserve a community vote of thanks over Monroe Police Chief in the county jail Tues- Can Save You and over again for the service they are D.C. Nauman. day. The Juvenile was rendering the citizenry. T h e chief said also being held for Casteel was arrested suspicion of burglary. Consistently Coming to our attention last weekwas a report from the PD department to a As Much On property owner indicatir the coverage ALTBVI Your Family's given a home owner while out of town. Some of the comments warrant pas- : Food Purchases sing along. The PD instruction sheet indicated who could be contacted in the event the residence was disturbed. It also gave detailed instructions as to how to protect the property pointing out that Remember: there was a "dog in the area that will You Can Buy Single Items bite". Notations also included cars that entered the driveway including license Multiple Items By The Case numbers and the names of persons. of the final notations occurredat lh27p.m. Skim Milk. Qt.. 18’ when the patrol car entered the driveway Gallon 82’ Buttermilk Qt. and the officer, after leaving, made this Half & Half. Pt..27 notation: Whip Cream.. 1/2 Pint .... :25 "Dog jumped through window into my G llo, . 79’ Cottage Cheese.. lap. Pint ........ 30’ Meanwhile, citizens would find it ex- tremely wise to notify the PD when they one Block off are leaving town, either for-vacation or Main Street business, so they too may receive the in MONROE same service from an especially good Htll & Ferry Street NEXT TO FAIR administration and PD department. 794-7829