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WHY PAY MORE? You will find Peroxide on sale at all tilnes at our store at :: :: :: 10 cents per 4 oz. Bottle This usually sells at 15c to 25c. We will COlne the closest to giving you what you want at tile right price. :: :: :: Camp Bros. Drug Co. Graduates in Graduates in Pharmacy Chemistry Town and Country News H.H. Weller, Clothing, Shoes. [ All millinery at  at Fleming Sisters. See E. T. Bascom for best fire insur- ance. Fancy silk ribbons, the 15 and 20-cent kind, for 10 cents at the Monroe Bazaar. The case against Joe Williams, charged with stealing groceries here, was dis- missed in tte Superior court. Tolt Townsite Company. Level resi- dence lots, $35.00; logged off acreage, $25.00. 410-11 Hoge Bldg., Seattle. Wanted Situation--Experienced man and wife for hotel or restaurant. Ad- dress E. K. S., Monroe, Wn., Gem Del. We make watch repairing a specialty on Swiss and American Watches. All work promptly done and guaranteed. Carlquist Bros. The Swedish Aid will meet at two o'clock in the afternoon, Thursday, March 14, at the home of Mrs. Aug. Holmquist. All are invited. A representative of the Wells Fargo Express Co. was in town the past week looking over the field here in anticipa- tion of establishing an office in the Milwaukee depot. For Rent--40 acre ranch, 16 acres un- der cultivation remainder in pasture. Good house and orchard and fairly good barn. For information see Julius Wait- ers, Monroe; Sunset phone No. 357. Special Sale this week--Pure New York and Ohio Maple Syrup, gallon cans, $1.40, half gallon 70 cents. 9lb. sacks of New York buckwheat 40 cents. Monroe Mercantile Co., Inc. A warrant was sworn out for a Jap who has been on the G. N. section gang for attacking the section boss with a knife. A bunch that had been working had been let out Tuesday and they were sore and one of them threatened the boss with a knife. Just on the market at Tolt, Wash. Five and ten acre tracts just one-half mile from Milwaukee depot. Prices from $125 to $175 per acre, partly cleared, all bottom land and will never overflow. For sale by Faussett Invest- ment Co., Tolt, Wash. It is expected that passenger trains will be put in operation on the Milwau- kee about the middle of March. Three or four trains a day will be run between here and Everett and one train a day up and down the valley from North Bend. It is planned to give quick Seat- tle service from Monroe by making con- nections with the Seattle interurban and the number of trains to be run through the day will give good accomo- dations. i FOR SALE Fresh Eggs, Butter, There- bred Black Minorca Eggs for hatching, Cream, Fresh Butter Milk. Will deliver anywhere in town Saturday. L. G. STEFFEN Sunset 564. Camp Bros, Just Druggists ] Spray pumps, all kinds, at Thedinga's The new biscuit hair roll at Fleming ! Sisters. Again we would like to enquire, where is the dog-catcher? For Sale--3-inch half truck wagon al- most new. Phone 357. La Conner Seed Oats for sale. E. D. Flake. Sunset phone 201. Don't let anyone in town "wonder' whether your store "has it." Tell them Lester Peterson had his nose broken while playing on the school grounds Monday. There will be a meeting of the libra- ry ladies next Wednesday afternoon at three o'clock. The high school basketball team won a splendid game most cleanly from Ev- erett Hi Saturday night. Let us do the baking for you. Our loaves have the crust that leaves a nut like flavor. Try it--at the Monroe Bak cry. Live Model, Kabo corsets at Cash Bargain Store. The ladies want to re- member that Mrs. Spaulding aIways keeps this style. Special Sale this week--Pure New York and Ohio Maple Syrup, gallon cans, $1.40, half gallon 70 cents. 9lb. sacks of New York buckwheat 40 cents. Monroe Mercantile Co., Inc, The score of I6 to 15 in favor of the Monroe Grammar school basket ball team was a close shave for the boys lint Friday at Sultan. Bob Dailysav- ed the game by making a basket on a foul. The second High School team a!so played but lost, the score being 15 to 8. The Monroe Mercantile Co has in- stalled a burglar alarm connecting up the warehouses with the office which makes an insistent clamor when anyone tries to force an entrance to the build- ings. The alarm was turned in twice recently and investigation showed that tramps had been nosing about the build- ings. John T. Mellgren, of Tolt, died Sat- urday morning and the funeral service was held Sunday afternoon at the Swedish church, Rev. Samnelson, of Everett, officiating. He had under gone an operation in Seattle a few weeks ago and though he had apparent- ly recovered was taken ill again after returning and entered the Monroe hos- pital where he died. Interment was made at the local cemetery. Knute Shear, a Milwaukee bridge carpenter who has worked here for a couple of years past, lost a leg and had his collarbone broken in an attempt to board the G. N. freight for Everett Wednesday afternoon. He caught the front end of the caboose when the train was moving pretty rapidly and slipped and fell. He was taken to the hospital and the broken leg removed below the knee. The injured man is only 24 years of age but had a good reputation for steady habits and saving here. He has accumulated quite a little and was pre- paring very shortly when the road work was completed to return to Norway to visit his parents and his old home. Good Residence Lots Cheap in Roberts Bros. Addition Your Choice $100 $5.00 Down and $5.00 a Month E. T. Beseem sells land. F. A. Campbell has opened a barber shop in Tolt. Look over Carlquist Bros. new line of up-to-date jewelry. Don't forget that Thedinga sells spray pumps, lime and sulphur. We guarantee all our work on Swiss and American watches. Carlquits Bros. For Rent--good house close in. See Rev. J. McKean or write Rev. S. V. Warren, Pe Ell, Wash. Come and get your new spring suit made here. We will do all your work satisfactorily. John Hamberg. A representative of the Latter Day Saints has been about town lately for the Mormon church. Garland Pfeiffer and G. Wipp took in an athletic smoker at Duvall last week and gave an exhibition of some good wrestling. A daughter was born Monday, the 26th, to Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Mr. Claus is the instructor in manual training at the high school. Just received an elegant and com- plete line of up-to-date jewelry in watches, fobs, lockets, brooches and rings at Carlquist Bros. Sound Democrats are interested in the information that W. J. Bryan, "The Peerless One," will make a visit to this section during the spring. Mrs. D. J. O'Donnell, who is expect- ing to leave shortly and will be with her husband near Pt. Townsend, enter- tained a few friends in farewell Thurs- day afternoon. Special this week--Pure New York and Ohio Maple Syrup, gallon cans, $1.40, half gallon 70 cents. 91b sacks of New York buckwheat 40 cents. Monroe Mercantile Co., Inc. W. A. Arthur, brother-in-law of S. M. Dainard arrived this week from the Saskatchewan country with his family and will make his home in Monroe. He is interested in the cannery. Just on the market at Tolt, Wash. Five and ten acre tracts just one-half mile from Milwaukee depot. Prices from $125 to $175 per acre, partly cleared, all bottom land and will never overflow. For sale by Faussett Invest- ment Co., Tolt, Wash. Tomorrow is the regular school elec- tion. The term of C. F. Flwell expires but on account of his familiarity with the work of the schools in their present organizing stages it is likely that the citizens will desire to retain his services again. L.F. Orr is an- nounced as a candidate by some of hm many friends and will undoubtedly make a strong race. Property owners who are interested in the paving proposition are thinking of calling a special election to give citi- zens a chance to vote on the proposition of having the town paying the cost of paving street intersections. The mud is with us in good shape this spring and unless agitation for paving gains strength before it disappears the pros- pects of getting the work done will be pretty slim before another year. James O'Neill, of Stillwater, Minn., visited in town the past week at the home of E. E. Johnson on his way up the valley to inspect the work opening the new big camp at Stillwater. Mr. Johnson was interested in hearing Mr. O'Neill tell of political conditions back east, he saying that Taft is coming to the front strongly throughout the west. The last time that Mr. O'Neill was here he stated that Taft did not seem to be in the running. Work on the construction of the main building at the reformatory will com- mence before long. The main building will be over 600 feet in length and a section of 200 feet will be put up this summer, right in front of the section of the diningroom wing which has already been constructed. The excavations have been made during the winter and work will be started at once on the ce- ment foundations. This portion of the reformatory structure will be known as the cell block and will serve to isolate the inmates at night. Before Judge W. W. Black this week ;was begun the suit of Rev. H. A. Liv- ermore and others against the Snohom- ish River Boom company. The plain- tiffs reside on Ebey island and their homes was inundated by .a flood on the river a few months ago. It is claimed the defendant company so managed its boom business and stored its logs in such a manner that the river ate through the dikes protecting their land and caused the flooding of the island, and had the booms been properly managed the inundation would not have occurred. The council met in regular session Monday night and disl:osed of several minor matters. The moat important was the ordering of a sidewalk on Rail- way avenue and up Ann street which will give connection between the ce- ment walks in front of the Buck prop- erties with the walk down to Charles street. The Milwaukee had a letter in regard to man-holes on the sewer to be be laid to connect the depot. Bids on  the town printing were opened and this office had in the lower bid. The award- ing of the printing contract was laid over until another meeting. Rex Lime and Sulphur for orchard l.Ax,gl,g,,g,l% spraying at Thedinga Hardware Co. !i T E L L U S ,  28 per cent. discount on odds and ends. Monroe Shoe Store, Mrs. W. Cedergren. J" L" Gaither is the new business ii Y Sp T bl manager of the local Sunset telephone O U r e c t a c I e r o u e s office .............. We use only the best material in our ./ --Ttilyou. we auplicate'' IDroK- goods. That's why they are better. Taste and believe. Monroe Bakery. Iq e call lelp ,, - We have just received a complete / ....  line of Community silver ware guaran- 7 ell lens, tit new ones, repair frames, etc. 4 teed for 25 and 50 years. Carlquist Bros.   An order of court has been made per-1 69 mitting the sale of the interests of the   " lb " Opposite the  late Fred Swinnerton in the Monroe 1F--#'f:l O GroceryCo.  at.#,.,#$#;, o aOoy Hotel E. L. Teeple got a number of fine views of High school interiors that will t!,1, help greatly in showing what Monroe is doing in an educational way. Elmer Stephens and E. M. Price were taken into the Elks in Everett Mead,s Transter and Delivery } last night and a bunch of Elks went down from here to see them through ..... Special this week--Pure New York " ood Rigs Ready at All Hours - and Ohio Maple Syrup, gallon cans, $1.40, half gallon 70 cents. .9lb. sacks of New York buckwheat 40 cents. Wd fP 1, Baggage Called for and D"ivered Monroe Mercantile Co., Inc .... v ,, ,,, Ind. Phone 105 -:- c an. 511 Announcement was made this week ............ -- .................. in the Everett papers of the granting of a wedding license to George Ben- I-'- ...... :_---:_,-.. .... __ dreau and Estelle Bondreau, both of Monroe. It was said they were not re- lated and not even of the same nation- # ality. A number of the young crowd partici- pated ins very pleasant surprise on " " "----t,O/OmSt Fares John Smith on the occasion of his 17th birthday. They came in the evening WEST BOUND and had a delightful time. John was the recipient of a number of presents SPRING SEASON 1912 including a gold watch and fob from his parents. In Effect March 1 to April 15 Inclusive If you have a friend, relatives or family anywhere in the East Card of Thanks that you want to bring to Western Washington or to the Puget We wish to thank our many friends Sound country, now is the time to buy tickets over the for their kindness and help during the sickness and death of our friend, John UlliOll Pacific, O. 5. L. and T. Mellgren. PETER ANDERSON. O-W. !. & N. IDA ANDERSON. Colonist fares from some of the principal points are as follows: For Sale New York, $59.00; Boston, $50.15; Buffalo, $42.50; Chi- Will sell my registered Holstein herd cage, $33.00; Detroit, $38.50; Indianapolis, $35.65; bull, Jefferson KinDeKol, age four Nashville, $40.50; New Orleans, $47.90; St. Louis, years and is perfectly gentle. Come $32.00; San Antonio, $42.55; Colorado Common Points, and see him. HERMAN STEFFEN, $25.00; Missouri River Points, $25.00. two miles southeast of Monroe, Sunset Should you have occasion to send tickets to any of your rela- phone 269. tires or friends, deposit can be arranged at this end and tickets delivered by wire .at address given below, and you will insure them " SHE WAS LOYAL the best travel, conveniences and most courteous treatment. Likewise Honest Enough to Tell Lin- Wbl. M'MURRAY E.E. ELLIS oln the Truth. General Passenger Agent District Passenger Agent During the war between the states Portland, Oregon 716 Second Ave., Seattle Mi N., a high spirited Virginia young lady, whose father, a Confederate sol- Tel. Main 932, Ind.:1995 diet, had bcn taken prisoner by the  ...... _--_---__mz. . Union forces, was desirous of obtain ins a plum which would enable her to vhait him. Francis P. Blair agreed to obtalnanau@ieneewlththepresldent` Prompt Delivery but warned h , young and rather lm pullve friend to tm prudent and not Itray her sympathy for the south. They ware ushered into the presence i7 of Mr. Llaealn, and the object for to all parts of the o[ our which they had come was stated. The tall, grave man bent down to the little malden and, looking searchingly Into -,,- Excellent Meats "Ton are loyal, of eozzrseY' Her bright eyes flashed. She heat tated a moment, and then. with a face e,00nent 00,hemo00ona.00 hooest.. The (2;. F. Elwell /'lest Market hla own, she replied: "Yeso loyal to the heart's core--to BOTH PHONES Virginia I" Mr. IAncoln kept his Intent gaze upon hei" for a moment longer and then went to hla desk, wrote a Une or [OROERING SUPPLIES 00TELEPHONEI two and handed her the paper. With a bow the interview terminated. When they had left the room Mr. Blair be-  ;' l',  I'   ban to upbraid hla young friend for her impetuosity. "Now you have done ltI" he said. "Didn't I warn you to be very care- ', ful? You hare only yourself to blame." " ' Mls N. made no reply, but opened the paper. It contained these words: Pas Miss N. She I an honest girl and can be trusted. A. LINCOLN. Lame Shoulder This is a common form of muscular rheumatism. No internal treatment is needed. Apply Chamberlain's Liniment freely three times a day and a quick cure is certain. This liniment has prey en especially valuable for muscular and chronic rheumatism. Sold by all deal- rHE retail merchant's telephone serves not only ers. J. a5 a salesman, but also as a purchasing agent. When a merchant finds that he is going to run out The Variety Store of aline of goods, he callsupthe, wholesaler or factory and not only orders a new stock, but comes to an agree- ment on the price and time of delivery. Has Moved The unexpected needs of his customers can be met with the least possible delay. If the merchant cannot find what he wants in town the Long Distance Service of the Bell System briPgs New Location him into immediate communication with other cities and other markets. 11 Opposite PearsailoN. Hotel The & Pacific Telegraph Telephone Go. @ EAST MAIN STREET Bell 'phone is the Center of the .stem I I 3 :!