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PAGE FOUR ......... I i1111 "= II I I Local and Personal .... = - _ Use the,phone, mail or hand in sGclai or personal items for these columns. L I I I Mrs. Hoag of Sam St is recovering from the "flu". # $ m Dr. Overmeyer was alled to Sno- homish Saturday afternoon. $ * * Victor Mattson was called to Du- vall Wednesday on business * m Mrs. F. M. Bushong made a busi- ness trip to Everett on Tuesday. $ R Baby Stransberry is m/eh improv- ed under the care of Dr. Overmeyer. * $ Francis Campbell is absent from school ,he says mumps is the cause. Edward Roberteon was called home from Everett Wednesday on account of his father's recent injury. $ * * Mrs. H. D. Matthews, of Bremer- ton is visiting her sister, Mrs. Helen Bakeman. $ m W. D. Stansberry and A. C. Sinus- berry his brother, were Dtwall bus- iness visitor Tuesday. The Tolero Club will give a card party at the I. O. 0. F. Hall Tuesday March 11, 1919. Everybody welcome. $ $ Mrs. Monroe and her sister of Duvall, Miss Denhoff, were visitors at the D. L. Pinkerton home over the week end. The "Hard Times" social to be giv- en by the Epworth League of the M, E. Chursh Friday evening promises a good time their parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Ellwangei;, at Park Place. Merwin McDougall and Mervir Pfeiffer expected to arrive in Seattle Thursday morning with the 63rd Company and will be home in a few : days St. Patrick's Party at Congrega- a/given by a and welcome a admission at the door. H. A. Barnhart has leased his ber- ber shop to H. S. Van De Car for the present, Mr; Barnl,art has some work in Seattle that needs his attention at present orably discharged from army ser- vice and is getting squared around intends to for the pro- Leo Gilliland arrived home Tues- our boys to return to Monroe, and " everyone is glad to welcome him home again. w " "*" *: hfle working wth a Construe- - ties Company Saturday Merle Means was the victim of an accident where- by he was thrown into the river. Zerle fortunately has not suffered any servere effects from it. $ $ R Mrs: E. M. Stephens entertained The hostess served a delicious Mesdames L J. Wedel, was hostess H.H.H. Dr. C. H. Soil arrived Friday from Portland. Mrs. Ella Evans was in Everett Saturday. Mr. nd Mrs. J. P. Austin were in Everett Sunday. t S Miss Celesta McShane spent the week-end in Seattle. Mrs. W. H. Clark was a visitor in Everett Thursday. Cecil Campbell was home from Bremerton Sunday. Mrs. Anna Bjorklud was in Sno- homish Tuesday. $ $ $ W. E. Bartholomew spent Sunday with his folks in Monroe. Dr. H. K. Lure ;of Sultan, was a business caller in town Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Harr Anderson and r.aughter Ruth of Seattle cpen Sin,. day at the Sjostr.ml home. Mrs. Leduc and Mrs. G. V. Bake. man spent the week end with Mrs. C E. Wagner. $ * * Mr. Robertson while working at the condensery fell from a platform and was quite badly injured and is confined te his bed. Messre and Mesdames J. J. Cretney and I. E. Taylor drove to Seattle sunday and visited friends. Mrs. Guy Itubbard of Cashmere, Wash, is here for a short visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Denny. Mrs. E. Logan, of Everett, was in town and visited at the home of her daughter Mrs. H Dennls. The monthly *bsness meeting of the Methodist Ladies Aid was held at the home of Mrs. Brady Wednes- day afternoon. Word came from Everett Taylor that he expects to be mustered ou this week. Everett will soon be able to return home and he is rapidly on the mend. Mrs. Cecil Campbell arrived home Sunday having resigned her position as teacher at Quincy Mr Campbell expects to receive his discharge from the Navy and return home soon. Roe Malone was home for a few days last week. Roe had the mis- fortune to have his foot hurt by a falling timber but the injury is neat' well again and he returned to work this week. Mr. and Mrs. Will Draper and Mrs Laura B Russell motored to Everett Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Draper visited relatives at Lowell and Mrs: Russell spent the day with Mrs. M. Schumaker. Remove blackheads, soften rough skin, clear the blood, brighten the eyes, sweeten the whole system. Nothing helps make a pretty face, winsome smile, as Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea. Try it tonight. 35c. --Camp Riley Drug Co. C. E. Gustin has returned to Man- roe from Iowa where he was calle by the serious illness and death of his father. While away Mr. Gustin was unfortunate in havig the in- fluenza, but has regained "his normal health again. $ $ $ Mrs. J. J. Cretney entertained the Wednesday Afternoon Bridge Club at her home on Madison Street this week. A pleasant afternoon was spent in playing cards and the host- ess served delicious refreshments. Those present vere: Mesdames J. I Overmeyer, THE WIGS ONCE THOUGHT SINFUL Puritans Held That Men Had No Right to Interfere With DispensB. MONROE MONITOR * i I u .PEOPLES EXCHANGE Glance through this column, you may find the very thing you want. STAI0000P SHA00KS his own hair, and put on a Wigg? He answered, none at all. But said that For Sale Registered Jersey Rull 3 his h'dr was straight, and that it years old, from registered of merit; parted behind. Seem'd to argue that men might as well shave their hair off ll dam, from sire whose dam made 898 their head, as off their face. I an.I pounds of butter in nne year. Solid swered . . . God seems to have or-I clr, good individual, good breeder, dalned our Hair  as a Test to see[ gentle. Price $125. whether we can bring our minds to be t D.A. Funk. contented at his finding- or whether/51 3t Phone 4R4 Duvall we would be our own Carvers, Lords, and come no more to him... Pray'd For Sale--6 room house, modern him to read the Tenth Chapter of the large. Lot 72x154 ft. on paved street Third Book of Colvin's Institutions. few articles of household . Told hhn that it was condenmed Also a hy a Meeting of Ministers at Nm'th- furniture. Inquire No. 504 Lewis St. ampton In Mr. Stoddard's hguse when 51-2t tions of Providence. Auction Sale to be held Friday F000LED Y NEW l::Iavlng last night lleard that Josiah March 14th at the McLaughlin and PO00T00L 00UL]00G Willard had cut off his hair (a very Date ranch two miles north of Duvall ] full head of hair) and put on a Wlgg, I went to hin] this morning. Told hi Everything will be sold. Some 50 Mother what I came abouL and she head of cattle, horses and farming called him. I enquired of him what implements. Do not forget the date Postmasters Orcered Not to Extremity had forced him to put off Friday, March 14th. Cash Brokere Savings the said Josiah was there .... He seem'd to say would leave off his Wigg when his hair was grown. I spake to his father of It a day or two after; he thanked me that had dis- cursed his Son, and told me that when his hair was grown to cover his ears he promised to leave off his Wigg. If he had known of it, would have forbidden him. His Mother heard lflm talk of it; but was afraid positively to forbid him lest he should do It, and so be more faulty--From Judge Sewall's Diary (quoted In "The Heart of the Puritans"). DENIED EQUALITY OF SEXES Men in 1813 Had Decided Views as to Woman's intellect and Her Sphere of Duty. There lies on the desk a book pub- lished and sold by Moses Thomas, Philadelphia, bearing the date of 1813, which makes it one hundred and five years old. There are many strange things in that book. which contains "Selections From Foreign Reviews and Magazines," all of which is claimed to be "the best thought of the ablest men of the age." There Is an essay at- tacking a French authoress who was claiming an equality of intellect of the two sexes. The reviewer remarks: "Upon the whole, we do not think that a little learning Is always a dangerous thing in a lady, so long as it has ref- erence to her condition of life and the sphere of her duties. That is as far as the world had got a,t that time in the education of wom- en. About seventy years afterward, when a woman became senior wrangler at Oxford, which is the highest honor In mathematics, there began a change of opinion concerning the quality of woman's intelh,ct. It was mainfalned in the entire period by those "ablest men of the age," that the "female intellect" was entirely lnferim" to that of men, and that her physical structure made it Impossible for her to comprehend the great questions, such as that of war. Since then a woman has written the greatest war hynm of the world.--St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Subscribe for the Monitor. For Shoe Repairing, White is Best by Test. Jacobsons Old Place. Horse and Buggy for sale Apply at Swan Olsen, Park Place. 49-4t For Sale--One 1,400 pound bay horse. "George Wagner. 39tf. Certificates. Speculators dealing in War Savings Stamps are hit by the following orders Just issued by Secretary of the Treas- ury Carter Glass and by tlle Office of the Pestmater General. The following is quoted from a no- tice issued by the Secretary of the Treasu ry : "My attention has been directed to numerous offers made by unscrupulolls persons through advertisements and in other ways [o buy war-savings certifi- cate san]ps and as a result of such of- fen, 1 am informed that owners of Nerve and Eye Strain. Many nervous as well as other di6- eases are caused by incorrect illumin- ation. The eye is a subject of prime consideration in conffectlon with our health and hnppine,s. Eye fatigue spoils the disposition; as that Is one of the conditions given for inefficient work. vce find here again a reduction in efficiency and a cause for more loss of the workman's time The first loss was mechanical, the second is phys- ical: both, when reduced to a dollar- and-cents basis, show a large percent- age over the cost of lighting that wmfld be required to eliminate them. As Judgment .is dependent upon per- cel)tion, and perception upon the sight. then the laborer, to be etllelent, must be able to see fine details and small obJectat close range with sharpness and distinction, to distinguish objects at a distance with accuracy, and to have clear perception of all objects in the intermodlate space. Famous Forth Bridge. Sir John Fowler and Sir Benjamin Baker both Englishmen were the en- gineers who designed the great Forth bridge in Scotland. and the building was done by several large firms of steel structural workers, under their supervision. The outside length of the bridge is 8,098 feet, the central cantilever occupies 1,620 feet, and the two side cantilevers 1,514a A feet each. lie headway of the bridge at high wa- ter is 150 feet. The bridge was 1"/ years in building and was opened in March, 1890. The Forth. bridge is much fiarrower than the Brooklyn John J. Wedel, J" P" bridge, but it exceeds it 25 feet "in Miss Ludr and the span and is considerably longer in its J. Cretney. overall length. such securities have suffered material losses which could have been avoided by redemption of the war-savings eer ttficate stamps at pos offices, as pro- vided by law "In order that the interests of owners of war - savings certifiea,e staml)s of either series may L,o safeguarded. [ hereby notify all per- sons to refrain from offers to buy war- savings stamps or accept the same in trade." Following is the order of A. M. Dock- Sheet Metal work and Plumbing T, J. cry, Third Assistant Postmaster Con- Mackenzie, Residence Phone 401, oral: Shop in Rear of 212 Lewis Street. 50t E. H. Rims' Shoe Repairing Shop uarantees the best of leather and the bst of work in that line. Next door to Savoy Hotel. Any one wishing cement work at I. O. O. F. cemetery call 1811 for vaults, slabs or grave covering and walls. All work promptly attended to. H.E. Letteer. 47if "In pursuance of the foregoing, post. masters are directed not to pay war- savings certificates on which the names of the owners have not been entered or have been erased or (:hanged, since. under the regulations, they are not transferable and are payable only to the origdnal owners, except in case of death or disability. originally issued to the persons or For sale or rent. two acres cleared firms preenting them for pa)nent. land, Donovan & Partisan Addition. "When consulted by owners of war- "Postmasters aide further ;nstrt, cted not to pay any war-savings certificates ]presented by persons or firms known to [be buying, or puhlicly offering to buy, [war-savings stamps or ccrtificaes from I the owners, unless Imsftive evidence is Isubmitted timt the certificates were Inquire A J. Brenner. Box 245. 50 4t Mootco, Wash. Morris Shrum will have a sale of cattle and farming implements on March 20th a the Angus Gillis place ')he mile south and one half mile east )f Monroe. NOTICE If the lady who left $15.00 on the counter at Camp-Riley Drug Co's tore will call there she may receive ame. Great Sea of Wheat. A sea of wheat replacing a sea of water, 20,000 acres in one tract bring- Ing forth the cereal of which Uncle Sam and iris allies in the world war are in su6h great need is a transfer- matlon accomplished on what was overflowed ltmd near Sacramento. The huge tract formerly covered with the flood waters of the Sacra- mento and the American rivers lies in a fertile basin of some sixty-add thou- sand acreS, most of which has heen re- claimed and turned to *,griculture through the efforts of the federal and state govermnent, at a cost of roll. lions of dnlhirs,-- T.N. Bennett. was a Seattle visi- tor Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Everett lIcDougall are moving from their present place of residence on takely Street to Sams Street. ravings stamps in regard to offers to purchase such stamps at less than cur- rent value posLrnasters should invite their attention to the fact that war- savings certificates may be cashed at money-order post effices after 10 days' vritteu notice, and that this is a prlvi- tege accorded by law. At the same time it should be pointed out that the need of the GOvernment for the ppo- eeds of the war-savings stamp issue [s great, and the holders should be urged to retain their stamaps until ma- turity as a patriotic act unless their Camp-Riley Drug Co. I I I I II iii ii 1 Subscribe for the Monitor. Mrs. F. E. Phelps was in Seattle Tuesday. Mrs. C. F. Elwel] spent Thursday : visiting relatives in Everett. "a DR. E. W. COX PHYSICIAN and SURGEON Office and Residence 210 South Lewis Street. Monroe, Wash. -- i'l i J-- Ill l WATCH THIS SPACE EACH WEEK for prices on retail milk We are producing our own milk which test.,.'. 4-3. 11 cents per quart CLOVER DAIRY FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 1919. THE MONITOR WANTS TO PRINT ALL THE LOCAL NEWS TELL IT TO US ___ -. [. [. Purdy & Sons UNDERTAKERS 212 East Mai| St. Ph0'e 1673 MONROe, WASH. 0posite City Ball CHASE PURDY, Manager. mn AMBULANCE SERVICE one mile south and one- See bills for d scmptlon, terms, ee. MORRIS SHRUM " " OWNER. FA RMS WANTED I have live clints for 'improved farms from 40 to 160 acres. Write A. B. Netv,,h, 120 Sprin Street. Seattle, Wash. HAS FAD FOR COLLECTING Anything Odd or Curious, San Fran. clsCo Msn Is Eager to Add to His Possessions. "I met a mania San Francisco who goes in for collecting odd things on a large scale," said a traveler. "He has. to begin with, several ropes which have been used to hang celebrated criminals. In the same room are a number of menus obtained from hotels in various parts of the world. He places considerable value on several corks which have been pulled from the bottles o1: wine used ou the tables of well-known persons, and a dozen book dedications are considered an intpor- tent feature of the collection. Some of the autographs in-the collection are highly prized because they re- quired the expenditure of not a small sum of money and quite a little time During his travels in foreign lands the collector picked up the thigh bone of a Syrian giant, a chameleon of Bar. bary, a great*-African lizard and a rose which was said to be 100 years old. He even turned his attention to beans, and has ten Chinese beans which are not familiar to the people of this country." LOCAL ITEMS Mrs Tuttle has been quite fit be- ing confined to her bed. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Aldrige, of Park Place, a baby girl last Sunday. A G. Vaninetti received a tele- gram a few days ago to the effect that his cousin G. Malgesini has ar- rived in New York safe and sound. with the intention of shielding the assassins from ,punishment or aiding them to hold and enjoy stolen prop- erty, The account is not settled; the war is not over; the Germans still h01d the harvest of their murders and necessities are urgent" AMERICA'S DEBT SMALLER THAN OTHER POWERS' In the light of the following offi- cial figures, America's ability to easily absorb the Victory Liberty Loan cannot be questioned: The entire indebtedness of the United Staes today is less than 7 per cent of the national wealth, or about $170 per capita. Some of the national debts of other great powers as compared to national wealth are: Great Britain ............... 44.3 per cent France .......................... 41.25 per cent Austria .......................... 84.66 per caut Germany ..................... 38.7 per cent Germany's debt Is really greater as the above figure is exclusive of the ninth German war loan and any indemnities she may have to pay. Japan lu the only big nation with a lower per capita debt in relation to its weMth than the United States There are no Liberty Loans ahead ff you after (he Victory Loan, so nortgage your future for Victory onds Thousands of our soldiers and ailors mortgaged their failures. M,-- LIVE ON ARTIFICIAL ISLAND Salt Water Natives Who Wage An Ai. most Constant War on Solomon Head Hunters. Built up artificially on reefs or sandy pits, numbers of miniature is, lands dot the tranqml waters of shel- tered coves among the Solmnon ls- h]ds, Gertrude imerson writes in Asia Magazine. Here live, separate from the head hunters who inhabit the unhealthful mangrove swamps and un- dulating grasslands of the interior or the lofty spurs running down to the sea, a salt-water people more or less at enmity with the bushmen. Yet these salt water people are as fond of their fruits and vegetables, for which there , "Go ahead and chew your sweet, sticky plug, if you like it. But there isn't an ordinary tobacco that's one, two, three with Real Gravely. The real good tobacco taste stayswith it." Good taste, smaller chew, longer life iswhat makes (;en- uine Gravely cost less to chew than ordinary plug. Write to: GENUINE GRAVELY DANVILI.E VA. for booklet on chewing plug. Pc]ton Brand ILEAL CHEWING PLUG Plug pa[eed in pouc COWEN MILLINERY and VARIETY STORE A complete -line of latest styles in Millinery, Fancy silk waists, Nu Bone Corsets, Ladies and Jhildrens good hosiery, Notions in general. 121 E. Main St. - - Monroe, Wash. Our Next Rexall 1 cent Sale Will be Thursday, Friday, Saturday March 21st, 22nd 23rd The Largest Line of Pyralin Ivory Ever Shown in Monroe Stock Complete In Every Detail CAMP-RILEY DRUG CO. DRUGS AND GIFTS MONROE, WASH. LISTE00' Alfalfa is Worth $35 Per Ton I can sell you land close to three transcontinental Railroads and steam-boat service, with PERPETUAL WATER RIGHT and WATER ALREADY ON LAND for only $181.25 per acre and this land is producing and Will Produce SIX TONS per acre. Figure the rest your- selfi Remember me you can't forget me if You try. E. T. BASCOM Office in Monitor Bldg. "Law and Insurance Department" at 113 W. Main Street. Monroe Wash. Blackheads, blotches and pimples is no room on their narrow, crowded are generally caused by the improper island, as the junglefolk are of their lulmlImlllllllluuimullnugulmiWrlllllmlllltmrmllllllrllllgllmnlllr]lmullll#llllngs actmn of the bowels , . Hollister s fish. Truce is declared on regular hi- _= Rocky Mountain Tea regulates the weekly nmrket days and on neutral bowls, cleans the stomach, clears the territory along the coast the women of All Coupon Bonds of Fourth compexi0n from the insidenature's botli peoples meet and do their bar. way"Get that healthy, happy gaining. The dwellers on the artificial islands are skillful in all firings pet'- Liberty Loan are here look."Camp Riley. .Drug Co. talnlng to the sea, especially in the building and handling of canoes. For The crimes committed by the upon this slender thread their exist- Germans, both rulers and ruled, must once hangs. Tile elaborately carved, be expiated before there will be peace crescent-shaped canoes may always on earth, A just God will not permit be seen plying'busily among the is. Please present your recenpt and such criminals to go unwhipped. The lands. Frequently they are the only United Stated did not bare its arm slgnofhumanhabitationlna world ell ecure d -livery ame as and go to the defense of free nations When the interminable circle of the othemvlse empty sea and rooted palms. N S e of s soon as possible FIRST NATIONAL BANK MONROE, WASHINGTON UlInIllUlIIIIIIII mllllllOIIlillllllUrJ, IIIlilUluOlliU II i i[|lllltmll i I iii Illi31Ulllllllll|llllllfllllll:|nllllllllllL]lUllllliHlllllllllllllllU== horizon softens and disappears and . the fever-laden evening mlsts creep in ,, when the pale waers reflect asln a - mirror the burnt-out sky of day, the canoes, silhouetted agahlst the lumin- ous water, slide swiftly to the method- ical beating of paddles, accompanied by the low barbaric ehantlng of dark- skinned men The Monitor prints the news. * * * savage raids Until they have been Mrs. E. M. Richardson had as her t made to disgorge their loot and pay .: her broter-in law, Mr. I the damages, the blood of murdered t l : family from [ millions will cry out and drown all r y. ' ] the talk Of peace.Washington Post.