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Page Four, Monroe Monitor, Monroe, WA., July 29, 1976 By Susan Oelrich Acting Women's Page Editor Grange Aid Social Was A Success The last meeting of the Wagner Grange Aid met at the home of Mrs. Robert Reuss. Presiding over the meeting was Bodine Larsen. The order of business started with a cookbook that is being compiled by the ladies. Nancy Moore then gave a report on the progress. The Grange Fair Booth was discussed and Mrs. Robert Cook showed a few design ideas for it. Mrs. Paul Graden reported on the Ice Cream Social held at Wagner Community Hall on June 27. It was much enjoyed and a profit was made. October 22 was set as the date of the bazaar at the Masonic Temple. The Country Store Cookbook and many novelty products will be for sale. Lunch will be served, and pie and coffee will be served throughout the day. Those attending the meeting were Mrs. Robert Cook, Mrs. Bliss Moore, Mrs. Paul Graden, Mrs. Violet House, Mrs. Richard Condo (new member), and Mrs. Robert Davis (new member). Give only the medicine prescribed by your doctor specifically for your child for a particular illness. Every medicine is a complicated drug which can have undesirable side effects. ;er Mrs. Donetta Jean Wal- ser, 692 Park Lane, Monroe was recently selected for inclusion in the 1976 edition of "Outstanding Young Wo- men of America" by that or- ganization's board of advi- sers and editors. The Outstanding Young Women of America program is designed to honor and encourage exceptional young ed for Susan LeClair Engaged to Wed by Larry WhitfieM Buy your boat insumn from a com- pany that'll # give you cred- it for being a good risk. Some insurance com- . panics only seem to worry about what's on your boat, not how you drive it. But SAFECO is concerned on both counts. In fact, if you equip your boat with safe- ty features in- stead of exotic equipment, you can get broader coverage for low- er rates. And, you can even get up to a 10c~ discount if you complete an approved pow- er boat handling course. Just an- other couple of reasons why you can al- most always save with SAFECO. Wh it fie M _Realty & In s u ra n ce 794-8771 women between the ages of 21 and 36 who have distin- guished themselves in their homes, ~n their professions and in their communities. Mrs. Walser is a member of the Monroe City Council and has been a teacher in the Monroe School District for the past six years, where she teaches English, Journalism, Speech and Drama. She is a graduate of the University of Idaho in Mos- cow, Idaho, and was a Jour- nalism Fellow at the Univer- sity of Oregon. She comple- ted her studies at Central Washington State College. Among her past accomp- lishments was an appren- ticeship in the annual Ash- land, Oregon Shakespearean Festival. She is the wife of Wash- ington State Patrolman Fred Walser and is the mother of two boys, Mathew Todd and Scott Gordon. Mrs. Walser has lived in Monroe for nine years. She was nominated for the honors by Monioe Mayor Grace Kirwan. Mrs. Jein Pope Sr.'s mother, Peggy Eichler and her grandmother, Connie Leirgo have moved to Monroe from The Dalles, Oregon. There are now five generations of their family living in the immediate area. They are, Carrie Lerigo, great-great grandmother, Peggy Eichler, great grandmother, Betty Jean Pope, grandmother, Pat Kaptien, mother, and her daughters, Kristy and Kelly. Also with the arrival of Mrs. Eichler and Mrs. Leirgo, the sons of Jim Pope Jr., David and Rodney have grandmothers living here. They are, Betty Jean Pope, Ferne Holcomb, Peggy Eichler, Mrs. Sandberg, Mrs. Ted Holcomb, and Carrie Leirgo. The Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs annual Presidents' tea honoring all incoming and outgoing presidents, as well as the past district directors will be held at Legion Memorial Park clubhouse in Everett at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28. Soundview Garden Club members are in charge of all arrangements for the tea. During the afternon those clubs who have earned them will receive awards for outstanding effort within this current year. Oil and gas are becoming more scarce. Their prices have risen dramatically and probably will continue to rise. Much of our supplies of oil and gas come from foreign sources. As lubricants, petrochemicals, and other industrial needs, these valuable re- sources have better uses than simply burning them for space heating. For these reasons many of our cus- tomers are converting their heating to electricity. And for the same reasons we can't expect to use these resources to generate electricity. If these limited resources are to last, if we are going to put them to their best use, electricity must replace much of the present burning of oil and gas in homes and industry. / 1000 MW electric generating plant would require 420 million gallons of residual fuel oil annually if oil-fired. Or 64 billion cubic feet of natural gas per year. Or the plant could be fueled with 30 tons of enriched uranium of which 97% can be recycled and reused anntJally. Electricity from nuclear poWered gen- erating plants saves oil and gas. A In 1975, nuclear powered electric generating plants saved the nation the equivalent of more than 10 billion gallons of oil at a saving of over 2 billion dollars. Saving scarce oil and gas is another reason why your PUD has chosen nuclear power to generate the electricity that will meet your future needs. I Mr. and Mrs. Joseph G. LeClair of Kent, wish to announce the engagement of their daughter Susan LeClair, to Stepher Lowber of Seattle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Los Lowber of Monroe. Miss LeClair, a graduate of Western Washington State College, is now employed at Treck Photographic in Seattle, and Mr. Lowber, a graduate of Western Washington State College, attends graduate school at Seattle University. An August 28 wedding is planned. Paula Jo Neisinger To Wed Mr. and Mrs. David Neisinger of Monroe have the honor of announcing the engagement of their daughter, Paula Jo Neisinger to Melvin Charles Gesme, son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Gesme of Marysville. Paula, a graduate of Monroe High School, now attending barber college in Seattle, and Melvin, a graduate of Marysvi!le High School, now working in construction, have set their wedding date for late August at the Monroe Congregational Church. Lena Larsen Celebrates 95 Years Due to an unfortunate accident, Lena Larse'n of Monroe was forced to celebrate her 95th birthday in the hospital. However, there to help her celebrate it were her granddaughter, Mrs. Phyliss Siler, her son, Mr. Ray Mittleider, Mrs. Robert Larsen and Duane and Robert Larsen. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pierce of Monroe became the parents of a baby boy, born June 28 at Valley General Hospital. The baby, named Quentin Theodore, weighed 4 pounds, 7V~ ounces. Mr. and Mrs. David Cranmore of Snohomish became the parents of a baby girl, born June 28 at Valley General Hospital. The baby, named Colleen Renee, weighed 7 pounds, 14V ounces. Annual Dahlia Show Set for Aug. 21-22 Snohomish County Dahl- The show begins Satur- ia Society will host its 67th day, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to annual D/ hlia Show at the 7 p.m. Forest Park Floral Hall in The show will carry a Everett on Aug. 21 and 22. Bicentennial theme. I IL~ Editor's note: It is estimated that almost 25 per cent of the adult American population believes in astrology. At the same time, a Gallup poll taken in the Fall of 1975 inferred that 112 million adult Americans have enough interest in the subject to be aware of their birth sign. As another reader feature, the Monitor is considering weekly publication of "Star Gaze",,a syndicated column by Frank Don, a professional astronomer whose articles on astronomy have appeared in national magazines. We would appreciate your letting us know what you think of the column by dropping us a card or phoning the Monitor office. FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 30 - AUGUST 5, 1976 If your birthday is this week, you place great faith in your abilities. Although you may see no alternative to success and superiority, at times you could appear quite conceited to others. Since elegance and constant refinement appeal to you, participate in cultural activities. You should also seek avenues of self-expression, for you have a strong urge to. give life and form to your own ideas. ARIES (March 21 - April 19) If you feel depressed during the week, do something of an uplifting nature to soothe your emotions, a concert, lecture, or inspired literature could prove beneficial. But don't vent your frustrations with sharp, critical words to others. TAURUS (April 20 - May 20) Your partner may pleasantly surprise you. Although you might feast on social pleasures this week, you should watch for over-ind~dgence. If you allow your desires free rein, you could become rather indiscreet in your action. GEMINI (May 21 - June 20) This week would be a good time to attend to any physical complaints. If they go unchecked, they could become chronic. Expressing your thoughts to your partner could bring about productive changes in your daily routine. CANCER (June 21 , July 22) Act impulsively to achieve your goals and you might reduce your finances. As the week progresses, your mind will be more inspired and analytical. You may find yourself travelling to a social function, where the unexpected could occur. LEO (July 23 - August 22) While you may feel restrained in your self expression, an overbearing reaction could injure your reputation. Look for comfort in your affectionate relationships. If you find something for your home, buy it at the end of the week. VIRGO (August 23 - September 22) Long distance travel this week might result in problems and delays enroute. If you involve yourself in new and original interests, you could make a startling personal discovery. The expression of your thoughts may impress those around you. LIBRA (September 23 - October 22) Ambitious to achieve, you should expect some obstacles to your plans this week. Be cautious not to incur excessive debts. If you take time to ,reason things out, you" could find the means to increase your finances. SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21) Even if you feel wobbly, stand on your own two feet this week. Listen too closely to the advice of your partner, and it may affect your position. An idea or meeting could profoundly change your aims. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21) -- Control your enthusiasms and appetite, or you could injure your health. You may feel optimistic about your long-range plans. As your reasoning faculties are strengthened this week, calmly reflect upon what you seek out of life. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19) In seeking perfection ask it of yourself first. If you are overbearing in your demands of others, conflicts could arise with your loved ones. From consideration and understand- ing might spring innovative ideas for the realization of your plans. AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18) Due to your partners behavior, ideas of escape to pacific isles could intoxicate your mind. However, if you will endure, by the latter part of the week your partner could be both generous and beneficial to your reputation, PISCES (February 19- March 20) Your willingness to help others may win you praise this week. However, if you try to accomplish too m: ay things, you could affect your health. Listen to your partner, for they might be an inspiration to you. You've got your . own special plans for your savings account. So you should set that account up with you own rule.., a saving rule. That's why First Mutual is offering free, an adjustable slide rule. It's called a self investment chart and you can set it to your own savings plan. It's easy to see how fast your savings and interest will grow (interest calcu- lated-at 5%% per annum com- pounded daily). Whether you save one year or 40 years, the chart will give you valuable in.formation--and plenty of ideas for the savings program that will suit you. Call or stop by for your chart. 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This program is cur- rently under consideration by, the Monroe School Board. Tentative enrollment has begun and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. To obtain an enrollment form you may call Dick Fritts, 794-5625, or Victoria Wood- row, 568-7841. MONROE ELECTRIC le Wri at Monroe Hardware Electrical Contracting Serving Monroe since 1945 794-8733 568-1568