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October 22, 1970

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MONROE'S POI,ICE CAR was pulled from the ditch off West Main Street 3/4 of a mile west of the city limits Sunday morn- ing after Monroe Reserve Officer Bill Williams, uninjured in the mishap, lost control of the car while chasing a motorist speeding 70 miles an hour past the middle school. The car was identified as a red '69 Mach 1 Mustang with California license plates. Here Trooper W.I_. Barrel and off duty Assistant Chief Earl Hannon survey the recovery operation.--Staff Photo IT WAS EITHER the pole or a gasoline truck, Marita Meyers of Index told Monroe Police Chief D.C. Nauman after she hit a util- ity pole on West Main Street just east of Academy Way, Monday Former Resident Succumbs Funeral Ser v t c e s were• held here Fri- day for a former Mon- roe resident, Kather- ine Skipworth An- drews, 67, of Marys- ville, who died October 13 after an extended illness. Mrs. Andrews, born in Snohomish and a Valley resident all of her life, was a member ., Oct. 22, 1970, Monitor, Monroe, Wn., Page Five PUD Bond Sales Allow Electric Plant Investment The Snohomish County PUD successfully mar- keted $24 million of revenue bonds October 14 clearing the last hurdle for the District to pur- chase an 8 per cent share of the 1,400,000 kilowatt steam electric plant, presently under construction near Centralia. Low bidder for the issue was the, under- writing group of Halsey, Stuart, and Company, Inc., John Nuveen and Company (Inc.) and As- sociates, and Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, Cotterill Joins Angus Group Steve Cotterill, 15, States to recieve Monroe, Washington junior memberships has been granted a last month. and Smith, Inc. Effective interest rate for the issue was 6.87991%. $17 million of the proceeds of the sale will be used to finance the District's 8 per cent ownership of the Centraila project with the balance financing a portion of the PUD's system improvements, estimated to cost $39 million durIng 1970 and 1971. This includes purchase of right of way, construction of transmission lines and substations, and general improvements and additions to the system. PUD Commission Chairman, Walt Jones, com- mented, "the bond sale is another step forward in our long range planning. Our participation in the Centralia plant will help insure an ade- quate supply of electricity for our Snohomtsh County and Camano Island customers." of Monroe Chapter 102 Junior membership in Order of Eastern Star the American Angus ~ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 0~ and Monroe Congrega- Association at 'St. Joe- ~" tional Church. eph, M i s s o u r i, an- •~~)" ....... • Survivors are her nonnces Lloyd D. Mt1-0 ..... ,,:!'~ NOW... :, husband, Ben P. at ler, executive secre- • ,i. L,..~.. home; a daughter, tarT. • ~~~ ONE DAY SERVICE-ONWIGS Mrs. Robert (Patricia This new junior • Lute) Curtiss of membership entitles •~~' o and WIGLETS , : MarysvUle; a brother the member to regis- • ~.~~ W|gS ' _ '• Arthur Skipworth of ter purebred Angus at ~.~ ~,- ..~ Snohomish; two sis- regular membership • ~~ cleaning and styling $5.00 • ters, Mrs. Bernice rates and to the privi- • ' Backlund of Baker, leges of the Associa- • WJgl Oregon, and Mrs. Bee tton until the age of 21. • OPEN eta • Sleyster of Hoodsport; two grandchild r e n, Gayle and Mike Cur- ties and a number of nieces and nephews. Pastor Tim Keene of- ficiated at services in the chapel of Purdy & Kerr Ftmeral Home with interment in the Monroe IOOF Ceme- tery. Kelley Rezone At that time ju.tor • cleaning and styling $3 00 • members are eligible • 9 Til 5 I -- " " O SHOP to oonvert to life- • 6Oo~, STYLE-RITE BEAUTY " time memberships in • Weekly • the Association. 17524-160th S.E. 794-7472 • There were 135 young • 0000000000000000000000000000 Oe•O(- p~ple in the United (From Page I) mish County Planning Commission a g a t n Monday morning. A decision on Kel- ley's request was de- layed by the county last August after Kelley learned the Monroe Planning Commission afternoon. Chief Nauman, assisting State Trooper Dave Cassidy recommended denial of the request. The at the scene, said Mrs. Meyers was forced to leave the road when Monroe planners had Center. -Alameda, Cal- ifornia. In addition, • there are many tech- nical service schools avatlabl e in such fields as electronics, cler= ical administration, C hicken of Sea Foot-Ball Nite!! Tolt, There 8 O'Clock FN:- October 23 Light Chunk Tuna "