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September 1, 1977, Monitor, Monroe, WA., Page Three i T Traveling Gold and White Theme for Carlstroms 50th Anniversary Flowers of gold and white decorated the Congregational Church Hall on Lewis and MacDougal St. Sunday, Aug. 28 for the fiftieth Wedding reception of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdie Carlstrom of 523 Powell St. Cutting the gold and white cake topped with gold numbers and letters was their daughter, Mrs. Arnold (Joyce) Eklund of Wapato. She was here for the special occasion with her husband and son, Corky. Daughter Nancy, Mrs. Norman Larson, of Kirkland poured tea and coffee. Her husband Norman and three daughters were present also. Granddaughter Barbara Larson served punch and Granddaughters Debra and Karen Lason were in charge of the guest book. Their son Dick was present from New Orleans. Other out of town quests included her sister, Gladys Reichardt of Hendersonville, Tenn. and Alice Lueck from Beaver Lake, Wash. Some 50 guests were present to help them celebrate. III ilIIIIIIm#mlHIIIUNlUINI~tI MUlllgOIIIIm~ll~ll lullS" l ' | John and Barbara Odom of Monroe became the parents of a baby boy on Aug. 17 at Valley General Hospital, Monroe. The baby, named Michael Paul, weighed 7 pounds, 8tA ounces. Martin and Colleen Hammerquist of Monroe became the parents of a baby boy on Friday, August 19 at Evergreen General Hospital, Kirkland. The baby, named Trevor Craig, weighed 9 pounds, IIA ounces. Dayna "Butch" and Sherri Brown of Spokane, Wash. became the parents of a baby boy on Aug. 27 at a Spokane hospital. The baby, named Derek Christopher weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bert Spada of Monroe. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Nelson of California. Valley General Well Child Clinic Set for Sept. 15 Bill Collection Ask is Tabled The monthly Monroe Well- Dan Wilkins, manager of the Monroe branch of Capri Realty and family have returned from a one week trip to Missoula, Montana where they attended the wedding of his son, Peter D. Wilkins to Machell Wheeler. His son will live in Montana with his new bride and attend the University of Montana. *** Returning from a six day trip covering about 800 miles were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Smith and boys Marty and Charlie of Rt. 1, Monroe. Mrs. (Nicki) Smith said they drove over the North Cascade Highway and over the Loup Loup Pass Highway to Omak. They continued on Highway 2 to Waconda and visited with former Monroe residents, Lester Kenney and his mother on their ranch. They traveled on to Kettle Falls and Colville, down along Lake Roosevelt to Fort Spokane and to Grand Coulee where they visited with Larry's uncle, Bill Meyer. They went from there to Sunlakes then to Cashmere, where they visited with Larry's sister Neva Schell and family. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Voland had a pleasant surprise visit this past weekend from Howard's nephew Steve and wife Terri of Chicago, I11. This was their first trip to Washington and the weather along the coast was being typically rainy for them. They toured Mt. Rainier and planned to visit Canada for the remainder of their vacation. Response Pace ickens For Volunteer Firemen It was a busy week for the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department, who responded to a series of minor fires and aid calls, according to Gary Heald, records clerk. The department responded to the following calls during the past week: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 3 p.m.--Aid call to fair grounds. Patient transported to Valley General Hospital via Valley I ambulance. Friday, Aug. 26, 1:15 a.m.--Electrical problems on Hill St. No damage. Friday, Aug. 26, 12:40 p.m.--Truck fire on Chain Lake Rd. Minor damage. Friday, Aug. 26, 6:50 p.m.--Aid call to W. Main St. Patient transported to Valley General Hospital via Valley I ambulance. Saturday, Aug. 27, 12:15 a.m.--Power pole short on Bollenbaugh Hill Rd. Saturday, Aug. 27, 12:30 p.m.--Aid call to fairgrounds. Patient transported to Valley General Hospital via Valley l ambulance. Saturday, Aug. 27, 7:30 p.m.--Aid call to motorcycle ac- cident on Curry Rd. Patient transported to Valley General Hospital via Valley I ambulance. Saturday, Aug. 27, 9:15 p.m.---Aid call to high school foot- ball field. Patient transported to Valley General Hospital via Valley l ambulance. Monday, Aug. 29, 1;:10 a.m.--Smoke investigation at residence in Robinhood Park. No damage. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 6:20 a.m.--Power pole fire at fair- grounds. Promotion Earned Jazz Session (Continued from page 1) Gary Gossett Attended by ment plant as per establish- Senior Center to Sedes of Classes East County Senior Center will offer a full schedule of classes for senior citizens and the general public beginning Monday, Sept. 12, according to Mrs. Ethan (Dee) Jones, administrative assistant. Beginning Monday, Sept. 12, the center will offer classes ranging from dance to insurance policy deciphering. Some of the classes are offered free of charge and others are offered for a small fee, Mrs. Jones said. The dasses will be offered for 10-12 weeks, one day a week. How to read and understand the meaning of insurance policies will be offered free of charge on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, beginning Sept. 12 at the center. Also beginning Sept. 12 and running on consecutive Mondays from 1-3 p.m. will be d class on leather tooling. There is no fee for this class. Knitting will be offered, under the instruction of Edna Stickney, Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. at the senior center. There is no fee for the class. Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 14. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, Sheila Mitt will teach a free ceramics class at the center. Fridays will be dedicated to the arts with 10 a.m. to 12 noon reserved for painting classes under the tutelage of local artist Claire Ellen Furlong. There will be a $15 fee for the class, which is open to the public. Furlong will also instruct a wood carving class from 1-3:30 p.m. on Fridays. There is also a $15 fee for the wood carving classes, which are open to the public. Classes begin Friday, Sept. 16. Pattern dance classes, under the instruction of Vern Jessup will be offered free of charge from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Fridays, beginning Friday, Sept. 16 at the center. There is no fee for the dance classes. The successful community college classes, offered by Edmonds Community College at the Center, will be held again this Fall, Mrs. Jones said. Sewing classes will be offered from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the senior center beginning Tuesday, Sept. 27. Driftwood sculpting classes will be offered from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 27 as will lip reading classes. On Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 28, courses in family recollections will be held at the center. The classes will run from l0 a.m. to 12 noon. Political issues will be discussed from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesdays, also beginning Sept. 28. A $2 fee is charged for the community college classes. For further information and registration, contact the East County Senior Center, 794-6359. Services Held for H. Allison Porter Services were held last week for former Washington State Reformatory Chaplain H. Allison Porter, 72, of Ev- erett, who died Aug. 22 in a local nursing home. He was born March 16, 1905 in Salt Lake City, Utah and had made his home in Monroe for five years before moving to Everett in 1962. He was a U.S. Navy chap- lain from 1944 until 1957 and served during WWII and the Korean conflict. From 1958 until 1972, he was the chap- lain for the Washington State Reformatory here. Rev. Port- er was an ordained Baptist minister with the American Baptist Conference and was a member of the First Baptist Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Everett, 1616 Pacific, Ever- ett, Washington 98201. Know what's happening ...... Who's birthday or anniversary... Orders being taken now for the 1978 COMMUNITY BIRTHDAY CALENDAR sponsored by the MONROE YOUTH CLUB call 794-5151 or 794-5305 to order yours Help our Community be more friendly eptember Special Where Seafood Is Supreme! Now featuring with Baked Potato, Crisp Green TosSed Salad and Garlic Toast. We do it for Less in Snohomish on the river in. Snohomlsh ed rates. Former Monroe resident Church of Everett. till Child Clinic will be held from *Approved a request by the Gary Gossett recently receiv- Jill Wilcox He leaves two sons, Harlof from9:30 a.m.l_3 p.m.t 12at thenoonValleyand Evergreen State Fair to use ed a promotion to staff in- This area was represented Oklahomaand KeithCitY'of Everett;Oklahma'a General Hospital in Monroe, the city dump during the dustrial engineer with Safe- recently at the,"Soundsation daughter, Mrs. Gary (Alice) Ir~ Washington, on Thursday, fair's 10-day schedule, way Stores, Inc., according Jazz Camp 77 in Lynnwood Patterson of Cathlamet; sis- *Authorized placement of a to Arnold R. Parrott em- by Jill Wilcox of Monroe who tel Emma Coleman of Wen- ~i~. Sept. 15. stop sign in the middle of the p.loyee relations, attended the six day session The clinics are held on the block on Pike St. in an effort Gossett began his career sponsored by the Depart- dell, Idaho; and brother, Don --'=" third Thursday of each Porter of Puyallup, Wash- -- -- month. They are conducted to slow motorists who round with the supermarket chain ment of Music of Edmonds ington; and seven grand- e_~e 5tL~d| by the Snohomish Health the corner at a high rate of in the Monroe store in 1966 Community College. District and are for the pur- speed. Utilities Supt. Joe and served at other stores as The camp utilized the tal- children. =" Private interment was held . Bredstrand estimated the clerk, assistant manager and ents of nine nationally re- last Wednesday in the Mon- pose of examination, immun- cost of installation would be engineering technician in garded composers and edu- mart tuaent at... roe IOOF Cemetery followed ioniZatin and health supervis" $40"of well infants and pre- Seattle'area stres since caters to Provide the stu- by a memorial service Thurs. I 1 ~ "~'~'i~"~'~ ~ i~ schoolchildren, then. dents with concentrated day in the Everett First l l/4klliYlq iWl' Clinics are sponsored bythe $tuort D. Linse The 1971 graduate of the studies in jazz improvisation, Baptist Church, the Rev. -- ....... University of Washington composing, arranging, re- Ernest Hastings officiating. 2rid & Cedar 568-4233 Dorcas Societ~of the Luther- and his wife Bonnie, have hearsal techniques and per- an Women's Missionary Receives Promo one child, Scan. They make formance, mm - ~ ~ League at Peace Lutheran ssss Church, and Beta Sigma Phi. Stuart O. Linse, son of Mr. their home in the Seattle Students also had courses W idy Special ['7 | 1 1 / A B. and T. Slamial and Mrs. Robert A Linse of area. in the history of jazz mus!c Sliced Jumbo II i [I I t i li. L v I iI r,3 For furtl r information, call 304 Fourth St., Sultan, has 259-9386. SLICED BACON been promoted to master Bar Crouch and its place as America s only true contribution to the BC LOGNA 1.2 J L I sergeant in the U.S. Air Injures Brothers music scene. Each day con- l1 I I __..i Force. eluded with a three-hour ,1[ lb. | TIlE HOME OF CUSTOM CU'ITING Linse, an aircraft mainten: port. mass group rehearsal in I .. L O e n ance technician, is assigned A 24-year-old brother, Wil- preparation for a public con- at Holloman AFB, N.M., liam, suffered a head cut. cert which concluded each Fresh Mid-West Pork U.S.D.A. Choice Steer - Rotemerie Style with a unit of the Tactical Air All three were transported session. World War l Veterans of the Monroe Barracks No. 2377 and Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 12 noon with a pot luck luncheon Wednes- day, Sept. 14 at the Congre- gational Church Hall located at 309 S. Lewis Street. Separate meetings will fol- low the luncheon with Com- mander Hugh Danieis con- ducting the Barracks and President Ruth Boyden will conduct the auxiliary meet- hag. Monroe Chamber of Com- merce will hold a general membership meeting at noon Tuesday, Sept. 6 at Petosa's Restaurant. The East County Senior Center will feature a lip reading film and demonstra- tion at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 15 for seniors and per- sons with hearing handicaps. The East County Senior Center will be closed Friday, Sept. 2 except for the after- noon dance from 1-3:30 p.m. All seniors are urged to at- tend the Senior Citizen Day at the Evergreen State Fair Friday. For transportation, call 794-6359 before Friday. The Monroe Recreation Commission will have its regular meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 6 at City Hall. Command. The sergeant is a 1959 graduate of Sultan High School. His wife, June, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Davis of Orlando, Fla. to Valley General Hospital in Monroe and later released in satisfactory condition. The Sultan Fire Depart- ment's aid crew rendered first ~iid at the scene until the patients were transported. Camps were held in vocal jazz, stage band, and jazz guitar. A busybody is one with a want-to-know-it-all attitude. Full Line of SI Items - Will Take Special Orders With One Week Special Notice - Tue. - Thurs. - Fri. - Sat. 10:00 AJA. - 6:00 PJA Closed Wednesday & Sunday Y 1~ miles East of Monroe on Highway 2 at the Little Trucker Full Cut 10 lb. Bag HEINZ Blend 32 oz. Keg FISHER'S Sarlnan 48 offi. Dill or Kmher Free Delivery Service 1 Delivery a Day (with minimum order) i Phone 794-8404 1 lb. Cubes Darigold Family Unpitted Sunny Jim Reg. or Crunchy 0 lb. Bag !