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o cess to keep fires fromspreadingwould condemn vast portions of the Alpine Lakes forest to des- truction. The Coalition proposal calls for sal- ( (From Page 1) vage of killed trees and improved access to help L land set aside and restricted from tndustryuse, control fire. Coalition supporters pointed out that much of "There is already over one million acres what the Sierra Club terms "virgin timber" has designated wilderness, more than any other state actually been logged before and is on its second July 31, 1975, Monitor, Monroe, WA,Page Three LEGAL NOTICE in the nation. In addition, if the National Park; Monroe, Service declares wilderness classification ort, or third growth. The timber industry, large companies and gypo nearly 90 per cent of three national parks and loggers alike, have come under tough scrutiny Mr. and Mrs. John 8 pounds~ J2 ounces. two national recreation areas in the state, as they are proposing to do, total wilderness over the past recent years, with threats being Huntley of Snohomtsh would amount to about 2.5 million acres," Bow- made on their livelyhood and survival, became the parents of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy man said. Like the recent trips to Olympia to meet with a baby girl, born July Dodge became the par- legislators In attempt to iron out differences, 25 at Valley General ents of a baby girl, Another Leavenworth lady noted that once an Monday's session was designed to help unravel Hospital. born July 27 at Valley area is declared a wilderness, the land may be the bureaucratic hoopla and provide input to their The baby, named General Hospital. zoned in any way the Secretary of Agriculture elected officials to reach an equitable agreement. Ashley Katherine, Kellie Jean, weighed 6 sees fit, including properties held byprivate land The baby, named owners, weighed 7 pounds, 6 pounds, II 1/2 ounces. ounces. ,,, In other words, should the government de- cide that a piece of private property would be beneficial for public use, an offer could be made fo purchase it. Should the owner refuse to sell, a trade for comparable land elsewhere could be attempted. If that avenue fails, they the government has the right to condemn the prop- erty and obtain it for nothing. Recreational Features... Eileen and Richard Hartzell of Monroe, re- cently attended a three-day Young Couples Con- ference held at Ocean Shores. "Your Cooperative Involvement" was the theme of the camp with sessions relating to cooperative principles, CENEX, women's role they were stocked by man. Under the Coalition plan, more of the lakes would be open to aerial stocking operations. The Coalition plan would provide for more and improved camping facilities in the fore- seeable future, while the Sierra Club plan may not improve recreation facilities for many years. Not only that, but permits would be required whenever hiking or camping, and as one Coal- ition supporter put it, "The days of justpacking a peanut butter sandwich and going up into the mountaIns would be gone." There would just be too much red tape to go through, and places would be too inaccessible for short term trips, due to the loss of roads. The lovely wilderness would be reserved for a "selfish few"--provided they had a permit• Flight restrictions also exist in wilderness areas, camping search and rescue operations, and prohibiting the stocking of fish in high lakes. Fish did not exist in the Alpine Lakes before In the wilderness areas, new ski developments would not be allowed, including snow mobUing facilities. S~ areas suitable for development have been identified by the Forest Service. Under the Sierra Club plan, only one would re- in cooperatives and the Grange highlighted the first afternoon. A second session provided young couples an opportunity to discuss operations of cooper- atives, board members' responsibilities and cooperative financial needs. A banquet was held featuring Jerry Tvedt, : main, while three would be spared by the For- est Service plan. The Coalition plan would leave all six sites open for winter sports development. Opportunities for precious water yield would CENEX President, as guest speaker. be much curtailed by the wilderness plans, with The final session of the conference included the Coalition plan being the mo~t lenient on that hypothetical case problems that often confront subject also. Livestock grazing would be dis- continued under the Sierra Club plan and pos- sible development of important mineral deposits would be foreclosed. Fire was a hot subject with the supporters also. Should fire or disease threaten the timber local cooperatives. These problems were dis- cussed, after which the group recommended a solution• The retreat was the second Young Couples Conference held in Washington this year and was sponsored jointly by CENEX, Washington New Arrivals stands in the wilderness areas, they would be Grange and local affiliated CENEX co-ops. closed to salvaging attempts, The timber, wo dd: CENEX, based in South St. Paul, served 1200 ::: have to be left alone to die by burning or rotting, ioc l cooperatives with a comorehensive line of Failure to salvage killed trees andlack of ac- farm and home products. " Mr. and Mrs. Harley Simonson of Snohom- ish became the par- ents of a baby boy, born July 24 at Valley General Hospital. The baby, named Dean Robert, weighed 9 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces. Mro and Mrs. Dale Knollton of Maple Val- ley became the par- ents of a baby girl, born July 24 at Val- ley General Hospital• The baby, named Jennifer Ann, weighed Mr. and Mrs. Robert Styles of Snohomish became the parents of a baby boY, born July 19 at Valley General Hospital. The baby, named Brian Robert, weighed 5 pounds. *** Mr. and Mrs. Charles Best of Duvall became the parents of a baby irl, born July 21 at alley General Hos- pital. The baby, named Julia Rose, weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces• 1 MONROE Washington Legal Notice FOR SALE The City of Monroe has one 1971 model four door Chevrolet Bis- cayne for sale• Said vehicle may be viewed at the City Shop and complete information on the vehicle is avail- able at the City Clerk's Office until 5:00 p.m., August 13, 1975. Open- ing and consideration of bids will be about 8:00 p.m., on August 13, 1975, in the Coun- cil Chambers at City Hall. The Council of the City of Monroe re- serves the right to re- ject any and all bids and waive any inform- alitles. City of Monroe, Washington Betty King, City Clerk Published July 31, 1975 Funeral 441 Main Monroe, Wash. 98272 "Serving others as we would wish to be served'..." C.W. Kerr, Gen. Mgr. Monroe 794-7049 - Carnation 333-4179 Create a new Back-to-School wardrobe for all your students and yourself too! Choose from a wide selection of luscious fall colors in easy-to-sew knits and blends, And be sure to see our wide assortment of sewing notions too. Sew now and save! • A real natural • 42/45-1n. Widths A real natural for any wardrobe! Ideal for children's wear too. Super selection features pin wales, wide wales and brushed corduroy. In a wide range of fall colors too. Easy care machine washable. Reg. Low 1.69 DOUBLE KNIT The easy-sew, easy-care fabric in a wide assortment of yarn dyed fancies and solid colors. 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