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(From Page 1) Oct. 28, 1971, Monitor, Monroe, Wn., Page Five roe for the past nine years. Dr. Feek, a general practitioner whose of- fices are on West Main Street, received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Washington and medical degree from the University of. Oregon. He served in the U.S. Army for 2 1/2 years. Dr. Feek is a member of the Monroe Lions Club. He is married and the father of two sons living away from home, Tom ,and Don, a daughter, Maryann at college, and a daughter Jeneen at home. Park District All five positions on the recently formed Monroe Park and Recreation District are open for election this year. The candidate receiv- ing the highest number of votes will serve a Unopposed Rurining unopposed for the other three park and recreation directorships are George Hteber, District 1; George (Bud) Ohlsen, District 3, and Lee Hopkins, District 5. Hieber, the incumbent and chairman, is 36, a land surveyor and civil engineer and resides at 18003-133rd Place, Snohomish. Ohlsen, 33, of Route 3, is also the incumbent and works for the county assessor's office. Hopkins, 41, of Route 2, is a self-employed contractor, land- scaper and excavator; Monroe City Council Three four-year terms and one two-year councilman-at-large seat are up for election Tuesday. Herb Schwartz, incumbent in the No. 1 Council term of six years; the two candidates receiv-post, will be opposed by Harvey Spencer, who trig the next highest number of votes will serve received enough write-in votes in the primary four years and the two receiving the next high- to earn a place on the ballot for the No. 1 seat. est will serve two years. Ther..after, all com- Schwartz, 62, of 210 South Madison Street. has missioners will be elected for six-year term- been the incumbent since 1959. He grew up in All eligible voters within the park and recrea- Monroe and was a grocery store owner before tion district boundaries (which coincide with the becoming an appraiser with the Snohomtsh school district boundaries) will elect one can- County Assessor's Office. He and his wife, didate to each district position. Adeline, are parents of two married d ughters Two of the five park and recreation dis- trict positions have double slates. Park Directorship No. 2 The contest for District No. 2 is between Joy (Mrs. Robert) Sheedy of 15111-182nd Avenue and Robert Wieneke of 612 West Elizabeth Street. and twin sons at home. Spencer, 58, of 16211-177th S.E., is a self- employed building contractor. Original. ly from Seattle, he has lived in Monroe for 4 1/2 years. He and his wife, Evelyn, have four children, one still at home. No. 2 Seat Mrs. Sheedy, 25, has a bachelor of arts degree in recreation from Western Washington State One of two seeking the No. 2 council seat is College. She worked at Northern State Hospital the incumbent, Ewalt Sohrag, 72, of 306 Powell the recreation department and with senior Street. Schrag, completing his eighth year on :citizen groups in the area of recreation. She the council, is married and is semi-retired, served as a recreation supervisor in northern having recently sold his interest in the Schrag California. Mrs. Sheedy is a native of western and Meeds Service Station. He has lived in :Washington. She and her husband, a teacher Monroe since 1919. i and coach in the Sultan School District, have lived in the Skykomish Valley for the past year and in Monroe since August. They have a year old child. Opposing Mrs. Sheedy on the ballot is Robert .Wieneke, 33, a native of Monroe, and physical therapy graduate of Green River Comr untty Col- lege. Wieneke is a graduate massage thera- pist and part-time physical therapist in Auburn. For several years he has been a volunteer athletic trainer for Monroe High School. A former member of the Coast Guard Reserves, :Wieneke is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and is a temporary af- filiate member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Mrs. Charles (Ruth E.) Ba on of 312 Orr Street became the third victim October 20 of a passenger bus-logging truck accident two days Opposing Schrag is Lloyd Helm, 48, of 716 West Lawrence Street, a correctional officer at Washington State Reformatory. Helm, a native of the Skykomtsh Valley, lost a bid for a council seat in 1959. He and his wife, Darlene, have two sons and a daughter. No. 3 Seat Seeking the four-year No. 3 position instead of the two-year councilman-at-large post shenow holds is Dorris Btderbost, 44, of 127 Charles Street. Mrs. Biderbost has completed four years in the council. She is a 20-year resident of the Monroe area and she and her husband, Ted, are parents of two school-age children and three older children. Also on the ballot for the No. 3 council seat is Harry Lempke, 42, a Sultan and Monroe area resident most of his life. Lempke, of 18003- 149th S.E., has been employed by the General Electric Company for 23 years. He and his wife, Shirley, are parents of three school-aged children and a married daughter. Councilman-At-Large Two previous city government candidates seek the two-year councilman-at-large post vacated by Mrs. Biderbost in her quest of theNo. 3 seat. Harvey Nelson, 59, of 301 South Ferry Street, is a civil engineer with the State Highway Depart- ment. A Monroe resident for eight years, he lost a bid for a council seat in 1969. He and his wife, Dorothy, have three sons. Opposing Nelson for the councilman-at-large seat is Cal Prentice, 45, of 220 South Blakely Street, a Monroe resident for 22 years and owner of Cal's Hardware on West Main Street. Prentice lost the mayoralty race in the 1969 city elec- tion. He and his wife, BettieJean, have two sons and two daughters, Voters may cast their ballots at all the normal polling places from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. earlier that claimed the lives of two other Mon- roeites, Walter Bourdage and Katherine Collins. Mrs. Barton was born in Berlin, now called Miller River, near Skykomtsh on November 16, 1905. She lived in Edmonds and Seattle briefly and in Monroe from 1935 when she married Charles Barton. Her husband preceded her in death on April 8, 1969. Mrs. Barton was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars. She is survived by Guy Hinshaw of Snohomtsh. Cremation was in Seattle. Interment was by that of her late husband at Custer Battle- field National Monument, Crow Agency, Mon- tana. Those wishing may make memorials to Child- ren's Orthopedic Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle. Park Directorship No. 4 Two candidates also seel the No. 4 dis- g Dropped B, trict directorship on the Monroe Park and Recreation District. They are Dr. Robert Wilcox of 421 West Main Street, the incumbent, A motion by school director Dorrts Biderbost said there had been a "policy in the past that and Gerald (Jerry) Senner of Route 2. to consider electloneering restrictions as part school people did not involve themselves in Dr. Wilcox, 40, is a natlve of Yaktma and a of the district's policy manual currently under- elections during school time but they expres, resident of Monroe for the past 12 years. He going revisions died for lack of a second at the ed reluctance to adopt any polioy qtthoutflrst is a dentist with offices on West Main Street. Monroe Board of Education meeting last week. studying the wording of the motion. Dr. Wilcox graduated .from: Selah High Scho01. Mrs, Biderbost asked for a policy prohibit- Director Gordon Keck suggested the board land the Universtty0f W tshingtQ Dental Schooi.: ing the use of school persormel or resources check With the "Monroe Education 'Association :'He served three years in Coast for campaigning purposes during school.hours: o n: al g Zh'pollcy;.-- .... He is president of the Washln n ,Society Of or the-use of anofflcial school position in any:,Mrs 'Biderb0st's formal motion to constdei" way for the purpose of influencing a school board among other changes" an electloneering clause Dentistry For Children and president-elect of election, in current policy revisions died when no second the Snohomlsh County Dental Society. Dr. Wilcox is also a member of and a can- didate for reelection to the Intermediate School District 109 board. He and his wife, Dolores, are parents of school-aged Jill and Rob. Also Seeking the No. 2 park directorship is Gerald Senner, 29, a native of Monroe. Senner graduated from Monroe High School and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago for one. year. A real estate salesman for Green State Proper- ties, he is a member of the Monroe Athletic Association. He and his wife, Nancy, are par- of three school-aged children, Connie, SteRhen and Christopher, and a pre-schooler, Michael. ocial Thursday Tolero Club, 1 p.m., Marguerite Graden, co-hostesses Creta Gane and Jennie Wil- son. Tualco Thursday Club, 1 p.m. dessert luncheon, Tualco Grange Hall, Mrs. Max Hegewald and Mrs. Norman Rothwell, hostesses. Dorcas Society of Evangelical Covenant Church, 2 p.m., at Parenthood alendar . Clinic Planned Here Tuesday Those interested in various aspects o f: family planning are, invited to attendthe November 2 session of. the Monroe Planned Parenthood Clinic. The clinic, at which a doctor and nurse will be present, will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m, in the Methodist social hall at 342 South Lewis Street. Directors William Boyden and Howard Bond was forthcoming. wary . Two-legged pumpkinheads and other small ghostly pedestrians will be darting across dark streets Sunday night. Watch out! Sgt. Alan Stringer Graduates SUMTER, S.C.--Staff Sergeant Alan V. home of Mrs. Alf Stringer, son of Mr. Stanghov. and Mrs. Vern H. Tuesday Stringer of 420 13th Planned Parenthood Street, Snohomlsh, Clinic, 6:30-9:30p.m., Wash., has graduated Methodist Social Hall, from the U.S. Air South Lewis Street. Force Noncomisslon- Wednesday ed Officer Leadership Women's Society of School at Shaw AFB, Christian Service, S.C. 7:30 p.m., United Sergeant Stringer, Methodist ChurchFel- who was trained in lowship Hall, military management im | [ PER GAL. IN YOUR CONTAINER Or'Trade 1 Gallon of Permanent Anti-Freeze for a 6 or 12 volt Car, Truck or Farm Trac- tor Battery. HEARNG AID REPAIRS On the spat repairs on all makes and models reasooable prices. Free Estimates and supervision, is a jet aircraft mechanic with a unit oftheTact- ical Air Command at Shaw. The sergeant is a 1966 graduate o f Snohomtsh High For Position 3 Monroe City Council g to, city .(Paid Political Ad) ............. ( Pos ition #2 A thoughtful listener A person who is sensitive to the needs of the commtmlty. A person whose background shows many years of work and interest in the field of education A person who is available as your rep- resentative A chance for a school board which makes all public information avail abl e A chance for a school board which wel- comes open criticism A chance for a school board which acts as a legislative organization representing the; people, not as a rubber stamp for the admini- stration A school board director who will work enthusiastically while filling this important public position YOUR VOTE FOR WILL ASSURE ALL OUR CITIZENS OF NEW CHALLENGING SCHOOL BOARD LEADERSHIP. OUR COMMUNITY NEE RUTH. 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