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"T-- ............................. t   .E/:-.r:j?:;;i-  The Good Old Reliable Union Made Smoke OeOOOeO@OOOoOOoOeOeOeO cloud of laughter, from which I es- o o caped as soon as possible. How St Albe o 00un,00o00tood my mosaic now: aodi  I henl wei=&apos;hinff my desire for her o a H "p d a O *m  O against my phmsure in St. Albe. The Vga  ' lar.ter it was evident she could never o -  I share with me. I avoided he,' for se,,- o O By INA WRIGNT IIRNSON G I oral days, while nay -tnger cooled and i" i Mayor--B. L. Monek. Councilmen -- J. C. Falconer. N.: P. Heintz, John A. Vanasdlen R. J: Stretch and P. Sjostrom. Clerk--E. C. Bissell. TreasurerW. E. Waddell. City Attorney--G. F. Cook. Marshal--S. B. Moore. Deputy Marshal--God. W. Head. Police JudgeWilliam Sawyer. Monroe is an incorporated town of 1,600 inhabitants, situated in Snohomish county, Washington, in [ 10WN AND COUNgRY N Weller, Clothing, Shoes, Furnishings Phone 274 for wood. Lemon. Rigby photograph gallery open Sat- urday afternoon and Sunday, until better weather.  Shoes for everybody at the new shoe store of F. M. Crocker. No rent--low prices. Try some of that OLD DUTCH ' CLEANSEt at the Monroe Mercantile Co. It chases dirt. Try some of that OLD DUTCH CLEANSER at the Monroe Mercantile Co. It chases dirt. What has become of all those bas- ketball games promised after the hol- idays ? Have you seen those new BELTS? At J. E. Dolloff & Co, Prices 50c to $3.00. J. C. Falconer last week received : the news of the death of his brothe in Manitoba. v" There will be a grand ball at I. O. O. F. hall, Sultan, Wash., on Saturday - evening, March 2d. FOR SALE--Furniture, but slightly used. Apply to MRS. C. W. PLUM- MER, Madison street. The Scandinavian ball at Foresters hall takes place tomorrow (Saturday) night. A great time is promised. Holders of tickets for chinaware at the Monroa Shoe Store are requested to bring them in and have them re- deemed. William Patterson will remove his barber shop to the room being built adjoining the Bank Liquor Store on Lewis street. / The Snohomish Daily Tribune made its appearance Monday, and is a cred- it to the promoters, J. E. Hutchinson and Guy 8tryker. "Tompkins' Hired Man," a drama in three acts, is under preparation by local talent to be produced for the benefit of the library. George Bakeman and Roy Sprau of l Snohomish have bought the MetropolY itan Livery Stable of Pattison & Mann, , taking possession Tuesday. After March 1st books of 1-cent stamps will be on sale at the post office. They will be in the same form as the present 2-cent books. ,/ The ladies of the M. E. Aid Society will serve, in the Austin hall, a cos- , mopolitan 6 o'clock dinner, upon the evening of Friday, March 15th. Alex Thompson of Everett was in Monroe Wednesday estimating the cost of repairs to the north pier of the bridge across the Skykomish river. We have a few GOOD BARGAINS in Wool Waists at Reduced Prices. J. E. Dolloff & Co. i The firm of Pearsall & Moore, in ! - the confectionery and tobacco busi- ness, has been dissolved, H. E. Pear: sail continuing and Mr. Moore retir- ing. The Scandinavian Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. L. A. Mathey Thurs= day afternoon, February 28th, 1907, instead of with Mrs. Holmquist. Ev- erybody invited. James 0'Grady, an engineer well known to all old-time loggers and mill men, passed through Monroe Sunday. He has gone to work for Otto Hofhuel near Novelty. The county commissioners complet- ed the list of timber cruisers Monday by appointing C. L. Haskell of Hart- ford, J. I. Lohr of Cicero, and Peter Quinn of Everett. At present the prospects appear good for a fast ball team in Monroe the coming season. There is said to" be plenty of excellent timber available in and about Monroe. County Surveyor Elmer Lenfest was in Monroe Tuesday and Wednesday examining the north pier of the county bridge and estimating the damage done by recent freshets, The very swellest and latest in gen- tlemen's dress shoes for spring and summer have arrived at the Monroe 8hoe Store. Come in and see them. No trouble to show goods. The arbitrary 25 per cent additional premium placed on all fire insurance last July, on account of the San Fran- cisco disaster, has been withdrawn by the insurance companies. J. P. Joos has again put on a Cher- ry Valley stage, leaving Monroe at 11:30 and Cherry Valley at 2 o'clock. "Mr. Joos is contemplating getting an automobile for this service. Dick Bosence left Monday for Ev- erett and Seattle, where he expects to dispose of a number of choice oil paintings which he has been working on during his stay in Monroe. Ladies' Kid Cloves, White and Col- ors, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50, $1.75, $3:50. J. E. Dolloff & Co. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer will have, on February 28th, 1907, a Sub- scription Bargain Day for subscrip- tions by mail, and offer the Daily and Sunday, one year, at $4.50; Sunday only, one year, at $1.25; Twice A Week, one year, at 50c. ] OUR G1%0C001%I]00S will build you upl Their absolute purity insures their wholesomeness. We eater to a class of customers /who want tllings right and appre- ciate our efforts to satisfy in all par- ticulars. CANNED GOODS in great variety and all of a supe- rior quality. Our prices will inter- :est you. Monroe Mercantile Co, Inc, We Furnish Men Free o camps, mills, contractors, bolt cutters, wood cutters, farmers, etc. Write, phone or wire at our expense. Both phones 277. CROWN EMPLOY- MENT CO., 1304 Hewitt Ave, Everett. Always keep a bottle of I. W. HAR- PER whisky in sight. Good to look at and good to taste; and what's more, a benefit to your health. Sold by Henry & Osier. SPAN OF MULES FOR SALE-- with harness. Good farm team. In- quire of Mrs. A. J. Austin. Pensioners and old soldiers of he civil war will hear of something to ,heir adwmtage by calling upon S. E. Tallm:m, Monroe, Wash. O O Copyright, 1)6, by !IcClure News- o paper Syndicate 0 o 0 OOOeO*OeOeOOOOOOoOO There are whims and whims. My particular one might be discovered in 'Sirs. Jerome's house party invitation, wifich read, "Yourself and St. Albe." My motor car never for a moment had replaced my racer, St. Albe, in my Ctions. I loved him for his swift- , his beauty, his gentleness. More than I loved woman did I regard my horse, but that was before I had met Elsie Hyler at my hostess' country home. I had always believed that I should my love increased. Timu one morning as I d:,ove out on the pleasant country road I overtook her. She was walking very slowly, aided by a cane. As she turned her startled eyes on my glossy horse a blind rage suddenly possessed her. In less time than it takes to tell it I was out of the buggy, had Elsie in my arms, into the buggy and we were off! tier face went white, aml the fear in her blue eyes was mixed with unmiti- gated scorn cud anger. "You ale a brute!" she said trem- blingly. "I know it," I agreed. "I can't reason about it! I can't help it! Oh, please put me out!" O. H. HOLCO/VIB CO.  The Pioneer Horse Dealers . Draft, Heavy aml Nedim Weight i : , HORSES , ! Row Iocate :a thdr new sales szables 12'12 WESTERN AVE., SEATTLE 1" i ClTIZEI{S' DETECTIVE SERVICE (NORTHWESTERN BRANCH) Detective work of all kinds covering the entire Northwest. recognize my nmte as soon as I saw I The piteous voice appealed to what Consultation free. Write, wire the valley of the Skvkomish river, her or at least when I heard her speak, t little, manhood, .... I had left. IsStOppedi held or call  06 WASHINGTON BLDG, on the line- of the Great Northern'" Miss Hyler's pure, Madonna-like face] the norse an(t jurnpe out.  SEATTLE WASH held my eyes, her voice set nay heart / up my arms a paper careened across ' ' railway, fifteen miles inland from the road St Albe noted for hm qmet E r , ' , strings atune, and in the evening, when / . , " " ...... ve ett, the county seat, an] Iuget I waltzed with her, I knew her for my / nerves snorted and ran. Elsie screamed ...... ,  " " " " "  ' r ' . , . Pound. Ill IS leure,_ net sur- very own. I ahnost tohl her so. Aft- I and shouted "Vihoa!" But he ran the _ State License No 3. Lad.y Asslstantil . . . . P . q .. 5 : faster while I gcurffed after in the l AD iroundedwlthmountalns,hill%rivers erward I was glad I had not. ' '  .... JOHN F JEIRE   ' cloud of dtlst m heart fairly bursting  " I1 ....1 -H- , L_ - It was a month long house party, so with fear and' ,,uY oe" " " 'm UHBERTAHR'" AN[} t'MBALMER ...... v .... y.  has a water svs- I should have plenty of time to woo i , , .,, v. . [ Jtem and an electric, lighting 1)la]t It seemed to me that I ran for imurs, iN "" and Ni ht Service I/ * , i  Tnl:;;d?dth:fl :2tl:u:4'at: th:3 2::; i I i:::t::21k'of::sdi:]: tll?elq],::itl]l'::,: corner I expected to come upon the l resented tragedy At la,".t 1%11 breahless by  "- | " '  .... t CLIMATE the roadside, and while I waited, sick JINGLES AND JESTS / " " at he.rt, I heard the toot of the tally- , / The climate is mild and does not he horn. My Ger",=n Dg. /go to extrelnes of either heat or "Thank Cod!" I creed, for I knew ,t MiYmPUgleStta v Gnp d o [cold The ocean CUl'rent temper was the other uests who had early in " p . , " " But not because he s short t "- " ""  ........ ride " ' he prevailing wind', "rod at he tar mormng gone tot a tan.nu .  . _ .,. .- " " ' . '- ' . un wand an rang on za "Thank God!" I cried, and, staggermg : same time bring the moisture that up, I ran dizzily on. And not beca:use he e'er '1 As the road swerved sharply to the O'er sleep cannot prevail, makes all vegetation the lnost ]ux- J ST. ALBE, NOTED FOIl HIS QUIET SNORTED AND BAN. my darling, but from the first mat- ters went not to my liking. A ghost seemed to stalk in our midst, and from my dear lady's lambent eyes looked of- ten a haunt&rig fear. Her voice, face and sweet disposition seemed a per- fect trinity to compel any man's ad- miration, and at times she had the whole crowd literally at her feet; then, presto, the intangible something which made her a woman apart from her sis- ters. I exercised St. Aibe every day, usual- ly preferring to drive him hitched to my easy going phaeton. I never went out that I didn't try to get Miss Hyler to accompany me, but she never ac- cepted. The seventh time her excuse was too flimsy to bear investigation, and she ran from the room. I was puzzled. She wasn't cold t'o me except in connection with my horse. As I stood frowning Mrs. Atherton pat- ted my shouider in her motherly way. "Better not waste time on what can't be helped," she counseled. Another day I overheard Mrs. Jerome and Miss Cecilia laughing about the "poor little Gmnpie," as they called Elsie. Doubtless if I had asked a direct question I should have found out soon- er, but I couldn't bring myself to dis- cuss her, and they, supposing I under- stood, talked in metaphors and left me ignorant. One golden morning I left her huffily and went after St. Albe, Miss Cecilia's mocking laughter trailing after me. I drove away--miles away. Coming back, I was still pondering on the sit- uation. What had Jerome meant with his epigramnmtic "better chuck it, Den?" As one joins mosaic work, I west a most surprising sight met my eyes. St. Albe was trotting swiftly to- ward me--swiftly, but under perfect control--and Elsie was his driver. Be- hind them came the tallyho crowd shouting itself hoarse. Elsie drew proudly up beside me. The tallyho folks spilled out, all talk- ing at once. "Oh, you brave creature!" "tIow did you dare?" "Shan't I help you out?" "Why, you don't look a bit scared!" "Why, I am not scared, and I am so happy I think I shall die!" Elsie ex- claimed when she could get a hearing. "It's wonderful! The minute I felt the reins in my hands that horrible fear .left me. I slowed him down. turned him around, and now I am going to drive him home. Oh, I'm so happy !" Every one--at least every man in the house, barrhg Jerome--entertained m that evening. They seemed to t'.:- turns at it. At last I wrenched my<('i ' away and went into the garden wher< I had last seen her. She was not there nor could I find her in the moonlit or chard. At last I gave her up an ,, started for the stables. St. Albe wa: In the paddock, and I caught the flut ter of white beside him. Crying and laughing and murmur tng, there was my darling with he" arms around St. Albe's unappreciativ, neck. "Just think of it, St. Albe," she w:': saying. "I've had my first proposal to night and five besides. It's owing to you, you beauty." "And this is the seventh," I observed. taking the white arms and putting my own neck where St. Albe's had been "If you accepted any of the six, ym may as well tell him you have chang- ed your mind, for I will have you. I will, Elsie beloved!" "Why, Dennis, of course you will!" she answered, putting up her red lips to be kissed. Function of (he Hone of Lords. The antiquated constitution of the house of lords and its comparative neglect of its duties irritate modern reformers both theoretical and practi- cal and have led them often to call for Its overthrow. But at the bottom of this charge of obsoleteness and ineffi- ciency is the fear that the peers may take it into their heads to be energetic and industrious, constant in attend- ance and active in operation. If they were so--if the lords chose to be as put together Mrs. Atherton's vigorous as they were in 1689 or 1782 Miss Cecilia's laughter, ,Ierome's words or even in 1807 and 1832--the demo- and various hints from the others, but when I had my pieces fitted I failed to cratlc element in the United Kingdom would have had hard work to complete read the design. As St. Albe turned eastward I saw the girl of my thoughts sitting by the roadside. Her white face, her little shoe in her lap, her swollen foot, told the tale of a sprained an]de. I jumped out. "Let me lift you in," I said. "I won't hurt the poor foot." "Oh, no!" she exclaimed, her blue eyes black with some strong feeling. "I shall be able to walk pretty soon. Please go away." "I shall do nothing of the kind," 1 replied, promptly growing angry. "I'm sorry to be so distasteful, but 1 guess you can endure me till I get you home the change which it has carried so far and longs to carry farther. What the lords can do now was shown by Glad- stone's home ruIe bill. His Immense personal Influence and the fear of an Irish revolt, added to nc small amount of serious conviction, forced the bill through the commons. The lords met in numbers scarcely known for a life- :time. The case was put on both sides with great force and with that serious, lofty, high bred eloquence that has nev- er become extinct in the upper house during many centuries. The bill was rejected by an immense majority, and the friends of the measure had the sat- or you can drive the horse yourself." isfaetion of knowing that the verdict That ride was a memorable one. If of England was against them and with St. Albe started into a gentle trot El- the peers, and not a few voices raised sic shrieked with fright. If I slowed the cry which is heard at steadily re- him down Elsie knew he was going to curring intervals. "Thank God we have kick. The toot of an auto horn in the a house of lords!"--William Everett in far distance nearly threw her into Atlantic. spasms, though St. Albe knew an auto- mobile t)etter than he knew his mother. Rather Suggestive. I tried to reason with he,'. but she "You look worried, count." bade me keep my mind on my driving. "And I am worried, monsleur. I go But Just because he has A pretzel for a tail. --R: K. Munkittriek in Delineator. Lemon. "What is meant when you refer to tome person as a lemon?" "It usually :means," said Miss Gay, enne, "that he has a sour dispositiqn and a yellow streak."--Washington tar. Out of the Ordinary. Gyer--ttiggins is a remarkable man. Myer--In what way2 dyer--Why, he can wait at the tele- phone without making pencil marks on the desk pad.--Chicago News. Passing of Clyde. youth whose first name was Clyde To consume all the cigarettes tryde. He smoked in one day Two hundred, they say, knd then he lay down and clyde. --Detroit Tribune. Yon Can't Beat 'Era. "They said that we would never be happy," moaned the young bride. "But you are happy." "But now they say it won't last."-- Louisville Courier-Journal. At Least Part of a Bird. Fine feathers may not make fine birds, As we've been told, and still They' re pretty sure--just mark our words-- To make a little bill. --New Orleans Times-Democrat. Exceptional. "You must Insist that your Wife is a most exceptional woman?" "I do," answered Mr. Meekton. "She takes exception to everything I sug- gest."--Washington Star. A Reyser. There once was a wonderful geyser That spouted up water so heyser That, it is related, It e-vaporated And never fell down from the skeyser. --Columbia Jester. It Was Made Up. "My face is my fortune, sir," she said. "Aren't you afraid of being arrested for couuterfeiting?" he queried.--De- troit Fre Press. Turned Up Her Toes. There was a young lady named Rose, Who played on the harp with her toes. She was ealled indiscreet, But she really looked sweet, For she always wore violet hose. --Ridgway'. Can't See It. "Love is blind," remarked the ob- server of events and things. "That iu why the lover thinks the stuff he writes to the girl is poetry."--Yonkers Statesman. Another Girl. "Joe's worried, and I'll bet you that It's over me," said Grace. But, looking in his watch, she found She wasn't in the case. --Denver Post. Very High. Gunbusta--Did your wife have a high fever ? De Style---Very. The doctor's bills amounted to $500.--New York Press. Willie. Willie fell into the sea; Drowned in awful agony. Mother heard the erles he gave--- "Billy never liked to bathe." --Princeton Tiger. Nothing Serious. Blox--I'd have you know. sir. that I am a self made man. Knox--Oh. that's all right. No apol- ogy is necessary.--Chicago News. urient. The heat of summer]s not oppressive, and there is not enough ice or snow in winter to be of any consequence. There are no bliz- zards or cyclones. Good water is found everywhere, at an average depth of 20 feet. AGRICULTURE. The soil is very productive, and crops of all kinds do well. Pota- toes, hay and oats are the principal crops raised for shipnmnt. Fruit and .vegetables yield abundanti*" The Alaska market keeps price .... everything high. DAIRYING AND STOCK RAISING. Puget Sound is the natural heine of cattle, as grass is p]eiUiful nine months or more, and feeding is of short duration. The number of cattle is steadily increasing. TIMBER AND MILLS. The Country is all heavily tim- bored, yielding three to eight mil- lion feet to the quarter section, of fir, cedar and hemlock. Numerous logging camps in the vicinity en- ploy several hundred men all the )ear round. The natural lay of the country brings everything out by Monroe from miles around. Four saw mills and five shingle mills are operated all the time. SOCIAL ADVANTAGES. Monroe has good school, graded from primary to high school, with ten months school each year. The religious denominations represented are the Methodist, Congregational, Swedish Evangelical, Catholic, and New Iestalnent' Mission church. The fraternal and secret orders are the Independent Order of Odd Fel- lows, Rebekahs, Foresters of Amer- ica, Modern Woodmen of America Royal Neighbors of America, Knights of the Maccabees, Ladies of the Maccabees, and the Tribe of en Hur. OPPORTUNITIES. The opportunities for both capi- tal and labor are numeroas and of substantial nature. The location on the main line of the Great Northern railway insures a market for all manufactured wood proJucts and the fine qualky of timber and its cheapness furnish the material. In agriculture the scope is wide and promising. Fruit growing and handling will yield a large return. Small fruit on a few acres offer op- portunities to people with limited means. Potatoes are very p}ofila- ble. Truck gardening is in de- mand. Butter and eggs always bring good prices. The demand for men in the mills and logging camps is continually increasing. LOOKING AHEAD. For young men the opportuni o For Sale Registered Jersey Bull, coming years old, from World's Fair PRIZE "We prefer (/hamberh,i's ('oue'h [ , ,iv to any otber for opt (hil(lren." WINNiFNG strain For particulars " " .it L. J. Woodhtlrj el Twining'. call or write, , I ?,I,. i I* ;,a also don" the w,wk for u- R. D, McKINNIE, It,, t. i,t ', hl, :.n,  re'cup, and ,': take Taylor & Johnson Ranch, Monroe,/i plea,u,'o in "ce,: q. : e, ,lina it,." For ' Wash. ] sale ['2 E. A. Llobcr;s, druggist. At last she put her elbows on hen 2 Clm ,derbAn's Cough Bemedy a Favorite knees and her face into her hands, the while she shook as with an ague chill. "I can't help it!" she moaned. "1 was born with it, as some are born with crooked feet. I can't help it. I can't!" Vith her In this undignified position and myself grhn. silent, but furious. I I drove up to tile honse iuo a perfect to ze rich young lady's house to ask for her hand. and I fall over ze bur- glar alarm." "57ell ?" "Zen I quick arise and tel; ze fa- ther I make a mistake." "And what did he say?" "Ite asked where ze mlstake wa"-- -;hiea go News. La grippe' La grippe! For la grippe, coughs, colds and con sumption Wilbur's Puget Sound Cough Cure has no ecluM. Nice and pleasing to the taste and can be taken by the mos delicate fcmale or child. Price 50c. For sale by E. A. Roberts and W. E. MansEe!d. ties offered in Western Washington are greater than anywhere in the Unked States. The climate, the soil, the "location and the rapid growth of population and wealth, h willassuredly make this one of thet greatest countries on earth. /, "/ t,