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,Ib Q r " p INDEX NEWS NOTES I i 00,00el00no - ..... -- -r-00r I  M O N R O E ANN TROUT BLINKS PERSONAL ITEMS Dave Carlson and Mr nd Mrs Roy Pulliam are Mr. and Mrs .... . ...... boys of Skykomish visited the Ken- v,s,t,ng the, r so and.famili3s m  M O N I T O R Soc,al Ed,tor, PYram,d 4-2511 SOCIAL NEWS & CLUBS | _...,h .. il" on Frida. eve- poKane-wnere ,mr. miiam hOpes > aI:4L tl&y zz # d "n " llc ning. to do some hunh g. Lyle Howell visited the dentist in Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Denny shop- Snohomish Saturday and had some ped in Monroe on Friday. Mrs. GraCe Wood, Mrs. Berniece Norris of Sultan, Mrs. Ardis Fide- line and Msr. Ruby Lord visited with Mrs. Mike Miller on Thurs- day afternoon. Marilyn Snowden and daughter, Bernadine and Cam Fox were Monroe shoppers on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bus of Gold Bar visited Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Denny and family on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Varney and Ellen drove to Monroe on Friday to do some shopping and then to Snohomish where they ,attended the auction. John Slusher Sr., John Jr., Er- nest Fideline and Dave all Went hunting east of the mountains on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Miller shop- ped in Monroe on Friday afternoon. The church remodeling is very near completed. "Remember the pot- luck dinner on Sunday,. October 23 at 6 p.m. Gordon, LaVerne and Lou Mar- shall of Snohomish visited the Fide- line family on Sunday. The boys and men also hunted around Index $or a few hours. On Thursday evening Orville Den- "ny celebrated his bthday. Those helping him celebrate were Mr. and Mrs. Don Bus of Gold Bar, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Denny and family, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Den- ny and family, Carl Bradburn and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Denny and Water. Pvt. Audrey Griffin Passes Clerk Course .. Fort McClellan, Ala. (AHTNC)-- Pot. Audrey Y. Griffin, whose par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie C. Grif- fin, live at 125 Sumac Dr., com- pleted the typing and clerical pro- cedures course at the Women's Army Corps School, Fort McClel- lan, Ala., October 6. She entered the Women's Army Corps last May md completed bas- ic training at the Fort.. She is a 1960 graduate of Monroe High School. Two From Monroe Earn Degrees At' UW, teeth filled. He also visited, the doc- tor in Monroe on Friday for his ankle. Wes Smith and Wes Price went east of the mountains over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wood of Sul- tan were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Tormbol of Renton and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thorpe of Monroe visited ,Mr. and Mrs. How- ard Denny and family on Sunday. On Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cellene .and Mr. and Mrs. Otis Beck visited Olive Kulm. They enjoyed a very nice evening to- gether. Mr. and Mrs. rGordon Williams of Seattle visited Carl Bradburn on Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Denny and children motored to Seattle on Sun- day to visit Mr. and Mrs. Monte Denny and daughter Heather. Mr. ,and Mrs. 'Frank Denmen and children shopped in Monroe on Sat- urday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Z)enny ad family took a Sunday afternoon drive east of the mountains with a picnic lunch. They enjoyed them- selves very much. They brought home two big bouquets of leaves. Mrs. Ruby Lord, Mrs. H e,l e n Slusher, Mrs. Ardis Fideline and landy shopped in Everett on Sat- urday. Marjie Vet" Valen spent Monday with Gladys Miller making place mats for the smorgasbord which will be held ,at the "Redmen hall October 29. Thursday Olive Kulm motored to Seattle on business and returning home she brought her grandson Loren Farmun ,to spend a few days with her. Mrs. Berniece Norris of Sultan, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wilson of Se- attle and Harvey ,Absher of Sultan visited Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Fide- line .and family on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Miller en- joyed dinner wth ,Mrs. Dorothy Smith on Thursday. Mrs. Kenneth Denny took Walter to Everett to visit the dentist last week. Mrs. Ardis Fideline, Margaret, Randy and Lola Norris visited Mr. and, Mrs. Charles Ver Valen on Saturday evening. Gordon, LaVerne; and Lou lar- shall of Snihomish called at the Varneys on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Holmes ,and children, and Mrs. Holmes' brother ;and amgy, all of Tacoma called at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Spanjer on Saturday. Included in the graduates were Mr. and Mrs. David Peterson 64 bachelor's degrees, 165 teach- went hunting in ,the Okanogan coun- ing, nursing and dental certifi- try over the weekend, cates, and 201 advanced degrees. Oct. 20, 1960 Monroe Monitor, 3-R Club Members DiscuSs Initiatives For November Election Mrs. Thomas Marsden, 612 River- view, vms hostess ,to members of the 3-R Club last Monday evening. Among some 825 University of Washington students receiving de- grees at the end of the Summer quarter were two Monroe resi- dents, Mrs. ]gthelyn Toner, regis. trar, *announced this week. ]Dlizabeth Ann Erickson receiv- ed a provisional general certificate, and Orville T. Isenberg received a master of education degree. Eastern Star Plans Cooking School Education Nite Prog. For Next Wednesday Time ]s ]:3a Education night will be observed On Fri., Nov. 4 when Monroe Chapter Order of Eastern Star meets in regular ses- sion Wednesday evening, October 26, at 8 o'clock, in the Masonic Temple. A district deputy instruc- tor will be present to bring a spe- cial message to the members. Visitors from five chapters were greeted at the regular meeting held October 12. Special welcomes were extended to Mrs. Beulah Lease, worthy matron of Bethel chapter, Granite Falls; Mrs. Margaret Hart, grand.representative, Monroe; and torten Buck, worthy patron of Faith chapter, Parkland. Initiation ceremonies were per- formed, with Mr. ,and Mrs. Nor- man Burslem and .Mr. and Mrs. Chris Engen becoming new mem- bers. @ The chapter room and dining ta- bles Were attractively decorated with fall flowers, arranged by Mrs. Eleanor Pierce. Mrs. Louise Webb and Mrs. Ida Hess were in charge of the refreshments for the eve- ning. Informal Get-Together Honors Allan Borlin An informal "get-together" ben- 'oring Allan Borlin, Monroe high school agriculture teacher, was held recently at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Berlin on Rt. 2, 'Snoho- mish. Mr. and Mrs. Borlin left Satur- day, October 8, for Kansas City, Missouri, ,to attend the 33rd na- tional convention of the Future Farmers of America. He will re- ceive the honorary American larmer Degree from the FFA. Assisting Mrs. Berlin .as hostesses were Mrs. Bror Thompson, Mrs. Andrew Broz, Mrs. Albert McIntyre and Mrs. ,Robert Casey. Coffee and pie ala-mode was served to Mr. :and Mrs. Paul Ben- nett, Mr..and 1Vs. Bror Thomp- son, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Gillies, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Broz, Mr. and A holiday cooking school is plan- ned for Monroeites and valley res- idents at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 4, at the school multi- purpose room on 'Dickinson Road. The publie is invited free of charge to attend the demonstration be- ing planned by the Monroe Mon- itor. Mrs. Clara Cole Johnson, home economist for the Snohomish Coun- ty PUD, will show new ideas in holiday food preparation. She will also demonstrate use of ]rigidaire appliances from Wheeler Appli- ance, Monrce, one of the co-spon- sors of the event. It's 'Hong Kong' Nite At Peace Lutheran Cir. Fri., You're Invited Friday evening, October 21, at 8 p.m. members and friends are in- vited to a "Hang Kong" night at PeaCe Lutheran Church and ,to see films of that city. The Ladies Aid will display a large assortment of handicraft items made by Chinese refugees at the Lutheran Mission (Missouri Synod) in Hong Kong. All receipts are returned to the Hong Kong Christians who in this way are helped in their needs. Colored slides will be shown on the work being done at the mission. . A tnavelogue on the city of Hang Kong will be shown ,through the courtesy of the Bon Voyage Travel Service of the Bon Marche in Ev- erebt. Light refreshments will be serv, ed. Women Goffers Host Redmond Club Today The Woman's Division of the Mon- roe Golf Club ,are entertaining the Redmond club :today with play starting at 9 a.m. Mrs. Thomas Marsden, Mr. and Last Thursday the local group Mrs. Ted Ricei, Gene Ernster, held its annual cost.ume and fun Mrs. Alberb McIntyre , Mr. and day competition. Arm Erickson re- Mrs. Ernest Berlin, all' of-Monroe, and to Mr. and Mrs. ,Robert Casey of Sultan. Unable to attend werre Dr. and Mrs. Clarence Bunge, Mrs. Ernster, Orville Isenberg and Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Barton. In 1958, 1 out of every 6 of'the Nation's population aged 22 years or over had a bachelor's degree, compared with 9nly 1 out of 50 in 1900, aecording to data published by the U. S. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics. ceived the award or longest kick. Aards for the least putts went to ,Rita Barnwell with 22; Becky Brady, 23; Caroline Anderson. 26; Mildred Dooley, 29, and Perel Clark, 30. Inflated balloons make perfect casting targets for fishermen who want 'to improve their skill. An- chored on .a stream or ake with a piece of monofilament ,and a small sinker, they'll explode when 'the sharp hooks of your lure hits them. ---Sports Afield. 'The Vermont Story' Is Program Theme For Research Club Members "The Vermont Story" was the program theme ,at the meeting of Research Club last week at t-he home of Mrs. Charles Woosley on Broughton Drive. Mrs. Woosley was hostess for the 1:30 p.m. dessert luncheon. Mrs. Jean Tucker was program leader and reviewed the book, "In All Love .and Honor" by Suedder M. Parker. During the summer Mrs. Tucker took a trip which in- cluded ,a visit to the state of Ver- mont. Mrs. Ruth Smith, viCe-president, presided at the business meeting. Mrs. Louise Webb and Mrs. Roy Knowles were appointed delegates to ,the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs Snohomish dis- trict meeting slated Friday, Octo- ber 21, in Everett.. Others who will attend the meeting from the Re- search Club include Miss Blanche Shannahan, district recording see- retary, Mrs. Maude White, second vice-president. Mrs. Louise Webb attended the Washington State Federation work- shop earlier in the fall in Pullman and reported on the meeting at the club's meeting in September. Members attending the meeting last week were Mrs. George But- ler, Mrs. Florence Streeter, Rev. ,Ellen Bradley, Mrs. Webb, Mrs. Chester Bates, Miss Florence Allyn, Mrs. Margaret Bascom, 'Mrs. Cecil Weeks, Mrs. Tucker, Mrs. Smith, Miss Shannahan, Mrs. White and the hostess. Mrs. Eleanor Mulder of Michigan was a guest.. The club's next meeting will be October 25 'at the home of Mrs. Florence Streeter.' Mrs. HeJen Fel- der of Everebt, a past president of the W, ashington State Federation of Women's Clubs will talk on the Maple Lane project. Mrs. Maude White will report, on a current magazine article. ' P-TA Carnival Set, Membership Urged Games, a cake w, all, booths and ,lunch will be the features of the annual P-TA carnival, to be held is year on Saturday, October 29, Mrs. Gene Hayfield is chair- man of the affair. Hours for the carnival, to be held in the Frank Wagner ele- mentary school, will be 8 to 10 p.m. Mrs. Ambrose Asper, P-TA pres- ident, this week urged all parents of youngsters in school to join the organization. She reported that. membership has been, very poor as compared to the number of students in the local schools: The program dealing with the in- itiatives to be voted upon in No- vember was given by Mrs. Stanley E. Blinks. The program included pro and con discussion of the state issues that will be on the ballot.. Mrs. Walter Moberg, president, was in, charge of the business meeting. A report was made on the benefit tea the club sponsored last month for ,the swimming pool fund at the Maple Lane school. Additional members present were Mrs. Burton Countryman, Mrs. P. P. Cooley, Mrs. Harold Fankhaus- er, Mrs. Earnest, Mrs. Leslie Low- her, Mrs. Gordon Keck, Mrs. Ralph Minor and Mrs. H. A. Porter. Legion Auxiliary Sets Tuesday Meeting Date, Plans Veteran's Gifs A change in meeting pl,ans has been made by the American Legion Auxiliary. The group will meet in Snohomish at 8 p.m. next Tuesday, October 25. F o r 'transportation members should contact Mrs. Owen Leh'to or Mrs. C, eeil Campbell. At the group's last meeting held at the home of Mrs. Kate Dennis members drew names for a mem- bership drive slated to end Novem- ber 1. Plans were also begun on Christmas gift boxes for veterans. These boxes must be mailed by November 17. Anyone wishing to make a dona- .tion for the veteran's gift. boxes should contact Mrs. George King- marl. Garden Club Members Hear Color Discussion At October Meeting "Color in ,the Garden" was the program theme presented by Mrs. Chester ]ates for members of Mon- roe Garden Club meeting last Mon- day evening at the home of Mrs. William Rainwater, 501 S. Lewis St. Mrs. Bates and Mrs. E. J. Bloor were assisting hostesses. A tour of Fintz Mum Gardens was planned by the club for Fri- day, October 14. Plans were also made for an afternoon meeting, open to the public, to be held in the near future on flower arrang- ing. Attending the meting were Mes- dames Dale Barnett, Bea Boyden, William Hegewald, Robert Heck- lurid, Oliver Jamison, Cecil Kerr, E. R. Lucken, Mildred Mareear, Ralph Minor, Glen Neal, Vincent Nelson, George Ness. Palmer O1- son, Ralph Ramaley. Walter Reed, Herb Schwartz, Stewart Trombley and the hostesses. In 1834, the National Trades' Union was formed in New York HUMAN FLY That's Orin Murray, Field Sur- vey Engineer of fabulous Glen Canyon Dam in Arizona. Murray says, "Sure I've tried other brands. But Camel is the only one that gives me real -moking satisfaction every time I light up." The best tobacco makes the r Holy Land Films Will Be Shown Next Sunday Monroe Bahai members will hold a public meeting next Sunday aft- ernoon ,to show pictures of the Holy ,Land and the gardens of the Bahai at Haifa, Israel Gordon Craig of Kirkland will show the flms and do part of the narration at 'the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Waiters, 312 Kelsey St. Mr. and Mrs..George J. Grimmes and ,two sons, "Robert and Bruce, of Arlington, were recent dinner guests .at the home of Mrs. Mar- garet Barber, north of Monroe. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Lewis of Anchorage, Alaska were house- guests last week of Mrs. Myrtle Pearson at her home in Park City--the first attempt toward a national abor federation in the United States. But the union failed to survive the financial panie of 1837, aecording to "Important E- vents in American Labir History," published by the U. S. Labor De- partment. Monroe, Wash. PAGE NINE Covenant Dorcas Soc, Will Meet On Thursday A program including numbers on the vebra harp by,Mrs. Z. King will be featured at the meeting af the Dorcas Society of the Mission Covenant Church next week. The group will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, at the church with Mrs. Ernest Brelin and her two daughters as hostesses. The public is invited. Ten Youths Join Covenant Hi-League In Candlelight Service A candlelight installation service for ten new members was conduct- ed last Sunday evening by the Cove- nant Hi-League of the Mission Cove- nant. Church. Taken into ,the group were Steve Valley, Gary Fugier, Ray Shepard- son, Kristina Broz, Sigrid Thomp- son, Pam Sefie, Mike Berglund, Myrna Ingraham, Patti Hunt and Cathy Trombley. Bob Wieneke led the song service. Leonard Brommers read the scrip- tare and the pledge of the group was led by Susan Berlin. The Rev. Fred Neth, pastor, was speaker basing his message on the 12th chapter of Romans. Mxs. Ru- dolph Roxstrom, daughter of a former pastor of the church and mother of Mrs. Neth, gave two vo- cal selections. Mrs. Roxstrom is from Los Angeles, California. A reception after the service hon- ored Hi-League members and their friends. 6fh Birthday Party Honors Becky NeCh Becky"Neth, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Fred Neth, Rt. 1, cele- brated her 6th birthday at. their country parsonage last Monday, October 10. Special guests were Becky's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ru- dolph Roxstrom of Los Angeles, California. Becky and her grand- mother share the same birthdate. Other guests sharing in games and goodies were Debbie Connel- ley, Cathy and Marilyn Lawson, Debbie Maxwell, Delia and Vickie and Sylvia Reyes, Wendy Sofie, Carol and Cathy Tucker and Denra, David ,and Karl Virta. House Warming Honors The Fred Neth Family A surprise house warming was held last Friday evening, October 7, by a ,large ,group of friends and members of the Mission Covenant Church honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Fred Neth. The party was held at the Neth's country parsonage on Rt. I . Both children and adults enjoyed games ,and refreshments. A special feature was presentation o a mon- ey tree to the Neths ,with ,the warm wishes for happiness in their new home. Federico Grandson Arrives In Tacoma A son, Robert Edward, was born September 17 'to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Federico of Tacoma Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Charles Federico of Monroe. EFFICIENT & CAREFUL! Place. E, Deco'rations For Your Home , Have Arrived At Wolfkili's NA TION.WIDE SERVING THE SKYKOMISH VALLEYI"2 M FOR THE PAST 40 YEARS SNOHOMISH AUTO FREIGHT Phones  Monroe, PY 4-3311 Snohoh, LO 3-2444 See Our New Selections of Decorative Baskets... PlantN0w... Imported Holland Bulbs By Popular Demand ! 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