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Friday, Fbruary 18, 1927 THE MONROE MONITOR -- Monroe, Washingto n Page Five 4&apos; $,++$ LOCAL NEWS ITEMS ** ++4 The Women's Foreign Missi6nary Society wi.ll meet at the home of Mrs. Earl Jenkins Wednesday, February 23, for an all-day meeting. The Congregational Ladies' Aid wll hold a cooked food sale at the Mer- cantile Co. store, afternoon. Februaw 19, at 2 p. m. The Dorcas Ladies will meet in the basement of the Swedish church, February 24, at 2 p.m. Mrs. Peter Ancerson, who will be hostess, invites everybody cordially. Dr. Gee. F. Frame, district superin- tendent of Bellingham district Puget Sound conference, will preach i.n the Methodist church Sunday morning February 20, at 11 o'clock. Monroe Brotherhood of the M. E. church will meet in church parlors Friday evening at 7:30. Dinner will be served bv the Ladies' Aid. Price 50c per plate. The initiation of the newly elected officers .of the Monroe Grange was :held in the Grange Hall Thursday evening, the work being followed by a bountiCul supper, prepfired and served by the grange wcmen. The ladies of the Mooseheart Legion, "Monroe Chapter, No.. 820, en- tertained the members of the L. O. O. M. and their families Friday evening, February 11, with a nice program an lunch, which were greatly en-: joyed by all present. The sad, news of the passing of :R<mus Lanning on Wednesday eve- lning at about 10 o'clock, came not as a surprise, as he had been ill for a long time. Since the funeral arrange- ments are not complete at thi.s time, "l'he Monitor will have an obituary mext week. The chicken supper served by the :M. E. Ladies' Aid Wecesday eve- ning was thoroughly enjoyed by about two hundred and fifty patrons. "The candy sale, in conjunction with the dinner a netted the church choir omething" in the neighborhood of 10 dollars. John Gates and son, of Kirkland, C. L. Barlow and W. H. Clark left Monroe Saturday morning on the 10:10 Great Northern train for Scenic. They spent the night at the :hotel at Scenic, and Sundhy they in- pected the tunnel and country there- abouts. They report a very interest- ing day and that the officers of the construction company treated them royally. . Monroe was well represented at the Badoura club, Daughters of the Nile, dance in Everett Wednesday evening, the following ladies and gentlemen going down for the occa- sion: Messrs. and Mesdames C. A.I Strandberg, C. A. McMickle, C. W.J Roben. E. E. Johnston. George Wat- son, J. L. Brady, E. C. Newell, Rober Duncan, Harry Lillemeon, J. I. Hop per, Harry Kenyon and Mrs. P. M Laizure. H. W. Bascom was a professional caller i.n Everett Wednesday after- noon. ++++++++ INDEX INDICATORS ++++++++++ Mr. and Mrs. Jack Biery were busi- ness callers in Everett Tuesday. Mi'ss Dorothy Foster, a former eaeher in Index, now of Sultan, spent the week-end with Mrs. Jack Biery. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Hingston and son Albert, of Everett, transaete:" business in Index Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rcughtor., daughters Dorothy and Sona, motored to Lyman Saturday evening, return- i'ng Monday night, where they visited with relatives. Mrs. C. Kinsman and daughter Viola, Clarence and Willard Gorier, : visited their mother, Mrs. Gorier in Everett Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Hill, daughters Dorothy and Leona, Mrs. Hollowell and daughter Marie, visited Mr::. Bartlett in Everett Sunday. Nicholas Rudebeck was a business caller in Everett Thursday. Mrs. H. H. McLandress of the In- dex Galena company's camp was a guest at the W. F. Ulrich home Wed- nesday. Mrs. Sam Rouse and Mrs. Ed Hol- comb were the hostesses who enter- tained the Ladies' Aid at the church Thursday afternoon. Henry Whittle and Mr. Edginton called in Skykomish Satur4ay. Mr. and Mrs. George Taylor arid children were shoppers in Everett Saturday. GIVEN NINETY DAYS; FINED $250 AND COSTS Hank Carlson was given a hearing in Police Judge Gustin's court on Monday morning. Judge Gustin as- sessed  fine of $250 and ninety days i the county jail in Everett. Carl- son has been having considerable trouble with the law of late, and only a short time ago he was told by Mar- shal Moore to make himself scarce around Monroe. He was arrested Saturday night for being drunk and disordierly aml threatening the arresting officer. Judge Gustin, in passing sentence, gave the following reasons, drunk, disorderly conduct and] vagrancy. Marshal Moore took Carlson to Ever- ett on Monday to serve "out the sen- tence. CARL I)ANHOFF FINED $25 AND COSTS Carl Danhoff was arrested on Mon- day evening by the constable and given a hearing in Jud'ge GUstin': justice court, on Tuesalay afternoon. The arrest and trial were the out- come cf a Sunday afternoon fight be- tween Danhoff and Raymond Cagey, an Indian liing on the place just be- low Danhoff's place o.n the river. Danhoff, his brother Germ and brother-in-law, Luther Neadean, called! on Cagey Sunulay about 4 p. m., inquiring abGut some fish nets Danhoff had set in the river. Dan- hoff, .it seems, was of the opinion that Cagey and hi.s friends had taken the nets. The fight was provoked after some words between Danhoff and Cagey. Cagey had Danhoff ar- reste with the result told above. LIBRARY NOTES New books, just a few now ready for circulation. "Her Son's Wife," by Dorothy Cahfietd'. Thi's book is a profound; subtle analysis of human life; a very remarkable book. Her son brought home a wife. "The Hammon Twins," by Willis Jones. A chronicle of the freshman aventure. of two young ladies, twin sisters and sometimes "sin- twi'sters," who were as alike as two peas in a pod, go to make up this unusual story. "Flapper Anne," by Corra Harris. The adventure of an exuberant girl in a staid village. This story is spirited, keen and convincing, and. will be enjoyed by the young aml old alike. Also one new table book for the little foiks, written by Lucy Fitch- Perkins--"Mr. Chick, His Travels and Adventures," which we feel sure will be enjoyed by all our little read- ers. Following is our January report for 1927: Days open for business during the month were 26. Total circulation, books that werq drawn out 1,055. Highest any one day were 62. Lowest any one day were 29. Those that come to read or visit the library were 355. Non-fiction drawn out were 65. Fines on books received were t6 the amount of $3.67. Those out of the city lii, ts paid for Cards $325. Received from the 5e a week books for month $2.70. Hours open from 3 to 5 and 7 to/ 9p.m. MRS. ALICE BECKMAN, Librarian. StevensonOl Greenleaf Lumber company holdings go to Namroga Lumber company, of Portland, that will again operate here. Spokane--Old National Bank an- nounces new cheap rate of 5 1-2 per cent, without commission for city residence loans. t++. SOCIETY *-+++++ Mrs. W. J. McCord entertained the l Young Matrons club at her hcme ie the Wagner Mill district Tuesday evening, with the following ladies present: Mesdames Robert Duncan, C. W. Roben, Arthur Nelson, A. M. Pederson, R. A. Raven, Howard Wat- kins, P. M. Laizure, J. L. Brady, J. V. Orr arm the Misses Shephard, Alice Louden and Myrtle Van Asdlen. Bridge was enjoyed until a late hour, when the hostess served' delicious refreshments. Mrs. Peder- son received the award for high score and Mrs. BralT the consolation )rize. Mr. and/ Mrs. T. P. Randal enter- rained the Pinochle club Thursday evening last, with the following members playing: Messrs. and Mes- dames Everett and H.' L. Wise; James Leaper, C. F. Snell, Harry Lamberton and] the host and hostess. A dainty luncheon was served by the hostess at the close of a pleasant so- cial evening. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Bascom had as guests Tuesday evening Mr. and Mrs. Hans Berti.lson and grand- !daughter Marian Soper, Mr. and Mrc. C. A. McMickle, Jane and Carlton McMickle, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Beck- man, Mr. and Mrs. Parslow, Mrs. A. E. Kelley and daughter, Beth, and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mitchell, of Lake Stevens. The lades and gentlemen i enjoyed tht: opera "II Trovatore," as broadcast from the Metropolitan theatre, Seattle, over station KOMO. Mrs. Frank Jellison was hostess to the Triple H club Thursday after- noon last, the following members be- ing present: Mesd'ames C. N. Smith. Robert Duncan, C: W. Roben, George Nelson, C. F. Elwell, R. L. Kelley and R. W. Jellison. Fancywork and chat- ting were the diversions of the after- noon, following which the hostess served a dainty and delicious lunch- eon. The : Tapwingo and Community clubs, of the Wagner Mill district entertained at tea on Friday after- noon, in the community hall, compli- mentary to Mrs. Lester Aldrich. The Mothers' club of Monroe met at the home of Mrs. J. E. Hamilton on Lewis street Monday evening eight members present.. Mrs. A. W. Heifort read* the paper of the eve- ning, "The Choice of ,Literature fox' Child,'on." Dscussion of the paper, also of the home library and kindred topics preceded adjournment, the club to meet at the home of Mrs. A. W. Heifort, Monday evening, Feb- ruary 28. Mrs. Chris Ackerman was hostess to a party of ladies on Saturday last, complimentary to her daughter- in-law, Mrs. Fred Ackerman. The house and table decorations were pink and white, with jardinieres of pussy willows. The guests enjoyed a de- lightful afternoon, sewi'ng and visit- ing, after which a delicious luncheon was served to the following guests Mesdames John Dirks, R. B. Payn, M. Swanson, Albert Holstrom, Ida Knapp, Albert Knapp, Oscar Smith J. M. Ray, Carl Bischofberger, C. A. McMickle, Lester Devereaux, Sarah Elliott, L. Keech, H. Keech, Rauquis:, George Starr, Della Sickles, Chris Schultz, Walter Horning, H. C. Tooker, P. Cameron, Axel Johnson, Robert Gill, Louis Mathey and the guest of honor, loire. Fred Ackerman. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Lybecker en- tertained a party of friends at a val- entine party on Monday evening. The house and table decorations were sug- gestive of valentine's day and most attractive. The guests were Messrs. and Mesdames E. G. Rhode, I. C. Wertz, C. Jones, the Misses Maxine Siebenbaum, Marguerite Grady, Helen Olson, Martha Cristan, Mrs. A. E. Kelley and Mr. DeLoss Robertson. Valentine games and cardh were the diversions of the evening, after which a delicious luncheon was served. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Byron enter- tained at a 6:30 o'clock dinner on Monday evening, the occasion being their wedkiing anniversary. Cove:s- were laid for eight: Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hubbard, Mrs. A. B. Sprau, Merle Sprau, Ruth Denney, S. F. Denney and thel host and hostess. The decor- ations were valentine and were charmingly arranged. ' Following the delicious four-course dinner, a pleasant evening of social visiting was enjoyed. Mrs. J. M. Reardon was hostess to a party of ladies on Saturday after- noon, complimentary to Mrs. C. J. Nixon. The afternoon was pleasant- ly spent sewing and visiting. The following laes'were present: Mes- dames Haxry Lillemoen, J. I. Hopper, F. F. Kniess, Harry Kenyon, P. P. !Cooley, W. S. Camp. Otis Sinnott, Minard Allison, E. lI. Streissguth, i P. M. Laizure, C. E. Taylor, C. I4. Currie, Harry Bennett, C. L. Props, Jos. Means, Miss Margaret Fleming, Mrs. Donald Barge, of Lake Stevens, and the honor guest, Mrs. Nixon. The hostess served luncheon, assisted by Mrs. F. F. Kniess and Mrs. J. J. Reardon. House dtecorations were pussy willows, with valentine place cards. The ladies of the Dorcas society surprised Mrs. Sarah Wahlberg at her home Monday, February, 14, the occasion being her 79th birthday an- niversary. The afternoon was spent m music an@ visiting, the special number being, a birthday song by Mrs. A. Johnson. Refreshments were served to the Mesdames August Holmquist, August Nasman, P. Anderson, C. Jacobsen, H. Berlin, A. Johnson, G. Johnson, J. Carlson, En- son Krueger, O. Peh'son, F. E. Coun- tryman, G. S. Wahlberg and the hon- or guest, who was well remembered' with many lovely gifts and flowers. Rev. and Mrs. E. O. Ohman came in the evening andt nicely entertained with singing and music, giving a fine finishing touch to the day. Mrs. F. E. Countryman, assisted by Mrs. G. S. Wahlberg, entertained at'a dinner party Sunday last, hcnor- ing the birthday anniversaries of their mothers, Mrs. N. T. Wahlberg and Mrs. Carl Jacobsen. Cover were laid for Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Tallman, son Lloyd and daughter Lucille, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Johnson and children, Vernon and Phyllis, Mr. and Mrs. AI Sundquist and chil- dren, Eloise and Bernice, Mrs. John Erickson, Miss Enid Lovegren, all of High Point, Mr. and Mrs. C. Jacob- sen and children, John Ralph, Vera and Miss Elsie, Mr. and Mrs. G. k Wahlberg, Mr. Carl Lind, Mr. aud Mrs. F. E. Countryman and children, Kenneth, Jewell and Burton, and the great-grandmother, Mrs. N. T. Wahl- berg, who has reached her 79th birthday, still holding her reputation as a good cook. Mesdames E. H. Streissguth, W. H. Clark and R. B. Payne were hos- tesses to a party of ladies on Thurs- day last, complimentary to Mrs. C. Eo Taylor. The following ladies were present: Mesdames Minard Allison, G. P. Stuart, W. C. Streissguth, Arthur Bailey, C. L. Barlow, J. M. Lewis, J. E. Hamilton, H. S. Churct C. H. Currie, W S .Camp, Grant Gib- son, Ira Moore, S. J. Knapp Chri Ackerman, A. Earl Lee, J. M.. Rear- don, J. J. Wedel, R. L. Billings, C. J. Nixon, R. M. Brown, P. P. CooleF, F. K Swan, E G. Rhode, L. A. John- son, C. L. Newcomb, H. C. Tooker, the honor guest and the hostesses. The hostesses served a dainty lunch* con. Mesdames F. W. Thedinga, C. A. McMickle and J. E. Hamilton wer guests at a 1 o'clock luncheon at the home of Mrs. W. A. Munro in Ever- ett Thursday. Mrs. Joe Felix was hostess to party of friends at whist on Wednes- day evening last. A delightful eve- ning was enjoyed, with six tables in play. A most delicious luncheon wa served by the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Gustin enter- tained at a radio party Friday eve- ing last with the following guests Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Randal, Mrs. R. E, Jamieson and son, Mr. Dan Donovav, Julia Donovan and Mrs. M. Daly. At the close of a most pleasant evening, the hostess served 6eliious refresh- ments. Mrs. Arthur Nelson entertained Mrs. H. J. Rosenzweig, Mrs. Bennett and Miss Orlena Young at dinner Monday evening. With most local taxes at record- breaking peaks, legislatures in var- ious states are passing additional thousands of bills which immediately ad to he already top-heavy tax load. ANNOUNCING. the opening of Monroe's New Drug Store S"A'TURDAY, FEBRUARY 19 E will be pleased to have you call on us and acquaint- ed....whether or not you intend to make a pur- chase. We invite you to make our store your .headquarters when downtown. Our stock is complete. TOILETRIES FACE POWDERS.. PERFUMES COSMETICS.. SODA FOUNTAIN FILMS RUBBER GOODS HOME REMEDIES FEVER THERMOMETERS Featuring nationally advertised merchandise. HOUSEHOLD DRUGS BABY FOODS i': STATIONERY .... : SHAVING SUPPLIES i ' PROPRIETARY MEDICINES **"" CANTERBURY CHOCOLATES SOCIETE MIXED CANDIES .... SPRAU'S ICE CREAM '!'" PRESCRIPTIONS " : Let us Develop and Print Your Snapshots--" Sparkle Finish." ;, :,: SERVICE-- RELIABILITY Hallan Bld00. Williams Dru00 Store G. A. WILLIAMS, Ph. G. Monroe, Wash.