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e PACE FOUR Monroe Monitor, Monroe, Wash., Dec. 22, 1960 BoydenHerd Tops Division In DHIA Report November report of the Sno- hendsh CoLmty Dairy Herd wovement Asseciion shows tliat there were 69  with 4,047 cows on test with an average of 878 pounds of milk and 36.5 of butter- fat per cow eKxrdirtg to A1 Estep, County Agent. These official rec- ords are compiled il accordance with tim rules d reioas a- dopted by the Snohemish County DHIA Board, WashiBgtoil State DHIA, approved and supervised by the United States Departmeat of Agriculture, and Washington State University. One herd hit tim "Magic 50" circle. John Ke of Granite Fails with butterttat average of 50.1 pounds per cow. The top ,in the  herd divi- sion were William Boydeil of Mon- roe with 40.5, Herman Bosse of Snohomish with 40.1, Otaf Strand of AHington with 39, Dan Hoy of Arlington with 38.6, A. R. 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Etliott with 41, Hem'y GPaafstra of Arlin.gon with 40.7, Stanley Ulmer of Snohomish with 40.6, George Stecher of Ev- erettc with 39.7, Ted Ricci of Mon- roe w[,th 39.6, Sno FAng Fans of Monroe with 39.6 :and George Stock- er of Snchomish with 37.9. Fred Steen of arysville topped the 41 to 60 cow division wth 48.5, followed by Simon Zylstra of Mgn- roe with 48.2, Steffen Farms of Monroe with 42.3, Robert Bus- sen of Stanwood with 40.3, Bruce Douglas of Snohomish with 39, A1 Craven and Sons of Everet with 37.2, and Chavles Kruger of Arling- ton with 35.8. Boushey Brothers of Everett was high in th large herd division with 45.9, foEowed by Frank Bueler of Snohomish with 45, Gale Wallace of with 44.7, Gerri Kosters of Snchomish with 44, Lloyd Han- sey of Monroe wih 43.2, R. E. Bar- te'lhe'ner of Snohondsh with 40.4, Lloyd Barker of Arlington wRh 40.3, Ivan WindheiTle of Ailing- ton with 40.2, C. R. Ced.ergrea of Snhomi_sh with 39.4, Pete Van Soest of Snohmish with 39.9., Darle Bil- ey ,and Son of Snohomish with 39, and Jdm Misich of Snchomish with 38.2, Howard Rod of Arlington with 37.6. The top producing cow completing a 305 day record dlring ,the month was ,a three year old owned by Ivan Wing, helmet with 17,430 pounds of milk and 784 pounds of butterfat. Other high cows in this group were Charles Kruger, John Kempma, Skend Larsen, Jim Misih, R. C. Mallard, and Dan Hoy. In the two year old class the high cows were owned by Sno King Farm, Earle Bailey and Son with two high cows, R. C. Mailliavd, Earle Bailey and Son, Steffen Farms, and ]arfle Bailey. In tlm ,aged cow division the high cows were omed by Of Strand, Steffen Fame, Earle Bail- ey and Son, T. A. Roeteisoender, Steffen Farms, Earle Bailey and Son, Charles Kruger, and Svend Larsem. Monroe Area Marines Are Home On Leave Several ,local fangh'es wi sons in the United StaSes Marine Corp. have them home for ,a holiday visit. Among the lWrines already home are Pvt. Dale Reiner, son of Mr. and M. Sake Reiner; PvL J.xz-y Ruele, son of . Dorothy Ruele; pf. Cole Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Smith; and Pvt. Ken- neth Oson, son of Mr.  Mrs. Alvin Boggs. Expected home soon is Pfc. Den- his Pfeiffer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mvvyn Pfeiffer. * These Marines gave recertly completed 'boot training at Camp pendieton, San Diego, Oalifornia. A recent visitor in Monroe was Pvt. Detten Davis, son of Mr. and . Dalton B. Davis. The British call the da,/ afte Christmas "Boxing Day," but it has nothing to do with heavyweights. According to Wold Book Encyclo- pedia, th is the day when families give money to the milkman, post- man and others: In earlieI' days, 119 E. Main St. PYramid 4-3852 the custom was to give Christmas boxes of food and other gifts to tradesmen .and servants. at Tri-I/allev A Christmas Thought--Or Two Photo by Tony Venti Christmas will have a "double meaning this year for movie star Rita Gain. There'll be the usual decorating and gift-buying, with Savings Bonds for family members. But the birthday of Christ should have added significance for her after completing her latest film, "King of Kings." This newest film stow on the life of Christ is due for release early next year. Meanwhile, Rita is preparing to enrich her children's Christmas with United States Savings Bonds. 'Tve always found Savings Bonds ideal gifts for Christmas," she says. "And in the case of my two children, they will h&ve a good supply to help meet their college ex- penses when they grow up." The 32-year-old actress has been a star of stage, screen, and television since her 'teens. At Council Meet: J Business Machine Purchase Made National Cash lgister Company  Of the two systems considered, business machine use is in the off- that of Natiorral Cash Register was ing for the business nd of local the low bid. governmelit. Town council ast The other firm submitting a pro- week approved a N, ational Cash pos'al was Burroughs Company. Register bid of $3,770.73 for a post- The Burroughs bid--predioated on ing and control machiim, and a more extensive bookkeeping sys- agreed to accept $333 as a trade-in tern--was $5,340.14 for a new unit, allowance for old equipme, and as an Rernate, $3,848.26 .for maehinery, including a recondition- ed unit. Fishing Hits Hi ,counciLmen considering the pro- posals were in agreement that the National 0ash Register system was Says Game Dept adequate for town business at this ,time and opinioned that the Bur- roughs operation, more extensive Many of westeva Washington's in nature, would have been prema- streams were ,high and muddy, bitt ture. fishable, dtm to weekend rains, but it is anticipated that the high water will bring ia new rtms of steel- head. Spot checks by state game pro- rectors in ecag0al counties indicate especially high fistdng success in C3aDam courrty over fire weekend: On the Bogav2fiel 10 fisDermen checked had 10 fish. The Sol Duc and the Hoko were nearly as good, with one less ish than fishermen checked. (Protector spot checks e taken of ,all types of fishermen at flt sa.ges of their day's fishing. Experience hs  shown that the in- dex to superior fishing success for steelhod is on ish for each five fishermen checked.) And on the Claam liver the checks showed 10 fishermen with 15 fish. The Lyre was also good: 25 anglers were dieeked with 10 stee ,1,heard. The Skokomish was ,another coast- al stream th showed well--38 fishermen checked h, ad taken 17 fish. On the Chehalis 63 nglers questioned had caught 11 steead. Seventy-six Willapa river fisher- men had caug 25 fish, hile 44 on the Naselle had taken 19. In nohwest Washington counties both the Nooksack and Samish were Scott's Em[,5)yee Frosh Quintet Parties Slated Takes Tumble More than 6,000 emploTees and members of their families will at- tend Scott Paper Compamd's ,almual 0hristmas parties this week. An armual event for a number of years, Scott families from the Ev- erett mill ,and ra Granite Falls gogging camp will be guests at parties to be held #c the Evit Civic Auditorium on Thursday eve- ning, December 22; Friday after- noon ,and evening, December 23. So as to accomode operating shifts there will he three such ath- erngs. Times set are: 7:30 p.m. on Thursday; 1:30 p.m. :and 7:30 p.m. on Friday. The program will feature stage acts of special interest to children. Following the entelltainment, all Monroe high school's frosh bas- ketbal team went down to  33-22 defeat at the" hands of Marysville. last Thtmsday. Monroe never came within strik- ing distance of larysville: they trailed 12-7 at the qtravtea', 16-9 t mlf-tin and 24-18 at the three- quarter mark. High point man for the Dick Gmmill memored frosh was Den- ny Schuler who garnered 9 allies. Marysvll's Tom Vang produced 13 points to chim scoring honors on his tana. The frosh play again today at 3:30 p.m., meeting the S u l t a Turks here. children through tsew years age will receive grits, designed ,appeal to v.arious age groups. More and more folks are joining our Christmas Club every year--it's the SENSIBLE thing to dol, taln sum saved each week during the year makes mas FULLY PRE-PAID. Start NOW, you'll he' without it. MONROE BRANCH muddy but fishable during the week end, and the Skagit was reported rising. A check on She Noksaek of 89 anglers showed 12 steehhead taken while 98 anglers checked on the Samish ,h, ad 15 fish. Two hun- '' Chocolates dred sixty-four fislhern'le, questioned Hhdman s o. the Skagit had takea 64 steel- .. head and 8 Dolly Varden. in the Settle area mmaerous B streams ofred hot spots for the r0wn & Haley ,; stee]hoadfisherman. Checks on the Rogers' 25 fish taken. And 103 fishermen on ' - the Snoqualmie had 26 steelhead. The Green river, between Allea- p ............... '- .... -_-..--- town and Kent, was slow, but above ', also See Our: New lection . ..   Kt ,a check of 95 anglers 'dmved , ! : 'lae Snmamish, Pilchuek anti Chtmas in the foresP-An otter family on a reyerhaeu; ' RE00RD$ the main fork of the S were slow, but the liod  fork of the ,tly produced 10, Stelhead 1= nV ;*i CH| I1" DRI Hi S --- 29  tot the S ,lers chbxl last To our :.ends and neighbors.., we, te:men week. '' Tauya Were good--2]:_.e. !M"  ,. ,[ H I- 11= t -- $1.49 m mp co=  :,on d o Wcycdmeusr, join our n in exteMing t, t  ; lS,fLerr   Ur j=my:best wishes fo a prom io EL '  .......................... . .... ___:enr,,,--,o= --*  .- ,m. and = hpl; tewdiag New Yr. 1 P A Y C A S H A N D S A V E A T  ,:- When you are .driving, t_ sure Valley PharmaCy pedestrian who isn't watching you: Aweyezhaeu Tri-  ,:" you a: sharp eye ,out for me A pe:lesian mdy "be wrong, vuc ' he doesnt deserve the death sen- Monroe Shoppincj Cenor .--. , PYram|d 4-543T. " ce. ing 1959, on an average, 9 traffic :;,t,il:ill-:.,,/ll,,ifi,,t,: accidents occurred every hour. .