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School Nurse Sept. 13r 1973, Monitor, Monroe, WA. Page Three (From Page I) A FIVE YEAR veteran of the Monroe Police Department, John Hovde, center, was pro- moted to Sergeant this week. Congratulating Horde and pinning on his new badge are Police Chief D.C. Nauman, left, and Monroe Mayor Allan Berlin. The sergeant also acts as as- sistant chief and is second in command atthe department. --Staff Photo spring r~tstratlon and conducts vision screening at that time. Training volunteer mothers is another big chore for Mrs. Copstead. They help conduct vision screenings, ear tests and assist county health district personnel at immunization clinics. Mrs. Copstead, a mother herself, says of parent volunteers: "They perform a great service and we'd be lost without them." Home visits with children and parents is also a duty Mrs. Copstead finds herself busy with. Last year she figures she conduct- ed about 118 calls at students homes. "A home visit can fall into al- most any type of health category -- medical follow-up, dental care, nu- trition, physical disability, special educatton, mental or family pro- blems. In six months of operation last year the outlet served 91 students. Admitting there is always a need for Just one more nurse or trained helper, Mrs. Copstead spreads her time throughout the district caring for everything from minor scrapes to broken zippers -- always with as much tender, loving care as she can muster. Puppet Show At Local Library Tall tales from the story about the American history "Jumping Frog". will be presented dur- "The Traveling Ball ing a free puppet of String" tells about show at the Monroe Widow Tucket's ball Library September 17 of string that was too from 3:45 to 4:15 p.m, large to fit in her "We handle a wide variety of Paul Bunyan with health problems throughout the dis- Babe the Blue Ox will trtct, ranging from diabetes, be in a tale about epilepsy, congenital heart defects and veneral disease to child abuse and neglect. "The school nurse sort of acts as a liaison between the student's home and the school, checktng on repeated illnesses or dtscussingpersonal and emotional disturbances with teach- ers and parents." Mrs. Copstead, a bundle of energy, could also be classified as a resource person, not only to teachers but to parents and the community. "Once a child's problems are identified, we can refer them to other agencies for further help." She noted there seem to be a hum-. ber of dtsadvantaged youngsters in the district and last year about 35 per cent were participating in the free and reduced hot lunch program. To help clothe some of the more needy children, Mrs. Copstead, in conjunction with the Parent-Teacher Club, established the "Corner Cup- board," collecting donated items and distributing them to district youngs- ters. logging adventures in Washington State. Have you ever won- dered how frog Jump- ing contests started7 It is all explained in etain house and about the problems she had when it started roll- ing one day. Puppeteers will be Helen Sparks and Pat Wilder, Children's Li- brarians for Sno- Isle Regional Library. II Democrat Experienced Qualified Pd. for by Herb Haines, Treasurer ONCE CONSTRUCTION started last Thurs- day. it didn't take long to finish as workers completed the covering protection at the Puget Sound Log Scaling and Grading Bureau Station at the corner of North Lewis Street and High- way 2 late Monday afternoon. --Staff Photo An automatic investment program specifically designed for the small investor is available through the Monroe Branch Seattle-First Na- tional Bank, M anager Robert C. Pol- lack said. The bank's checking account customers can select from among the top 25 corporations listed inthe Standard & Poor's 425 Industrial Index and indicate amounts rang- ing from $25 to $500 per corpora- tion to be deducted automatically from the checking account on either the 7th or 21st each month. If a customer changes his mind about the amount invested each month or the corporation he may. notify the bank to alter his schedule, Pollack said. A monthly fee is charged of 5 per cent of the amount deducted each month for each stock purchase with a maximum of $3 for each co rporation. There is also a charge of $1 for stock certificates in amounts of less than 100 shares where the stock account is not terminated. The bank does not recommend which stocks to buy or how much to invest. As in any common stock in- Women To Attend Meeting Several Monroe wo- men plan to attend the Episcopal Churchwo- men of the Diocese of Olyntpta's 81st an- nual meeting Septem- ber 18 at Saint Mark's Cathedral in Seattle, Mrs. Forrest Ryan of Monroe said. The theme of the meeting is "A Dis- ciple Prays and Chooses". Mrs. Sea- ton BaUy of Grtffen, Georgia, is scheduled as the guest speaker. Monroe T.V. All Major Brands Serviced- Color & B/'W Prompt Home Service 794-5311 vestment, the Investor must be will- ing to assume the risks involved. Pollack invited interested persons to stop by the office at West Main and Blakely or call 794-7148 for further information. at Harmons Boot cut Jeans Reg. $8.98 Blue and Brown NOW $5.00 Large Selection of Double Knit Slacks I I III Bedford Cuffed Cords off white were $13.00 Hours: 9:30 - 5:3G Mort- Sat. 2nd & Cedar Snohomish 568-4233 29 10 lb. sack Family Size 6 oz. pkgs. Lipton's Chicken IIII I Hormel Exl. 4 1/2 oz. I I Carn. Inst. 6-1 oz. Pkgs. POTATOES ,Woo I | te Spray-N-Vac 22 oz. IIIIII 22 oz. Btl. Yellow Omons Woolite 8 OZ. II I II Giant Size 49 OZ. 2 Fnv. Pkg. Pillsbury 21 1/2 oz. Bill Kraft Pure 1/2 gal. I I I I , I 16 oz. 17 oz. Peas oz. 15 oz. Wl Corn ] oz. Mix or Match Amerlcan SI ice Kraft Cheese 8 oz. Pkg. Betty Cracker Pie Crust Stix 22 oz. Pkg. Blue Mtn. 8 lb. sack DELIVERY SERVICE