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d The Season for Blood Remedies is here and you can get them for less at the Camp.Riley Drug Co. $1.00 size S. S.S. - 90c 1.00 size Sarsaparilla - 90c 1.00 size Hot Springs B.R. 90c All Others in Proportion Graduates in Graduates in Pharmacy Chemistry Town and Country News I H.H. Weller, Clothing, Shoes. Camp Bros, Just Druggists . [ See E. T. Bascom for best fire insur- ance. Pure bulk cocoa, 25 cents per pound. Monroe Mercantile Co. The high school boys will cross bats with Everett high Saturday. 3 furnished housekeeping rooms for rent cheap. Mrs. M. Wimer Blakely St. Fine line of Quilts and Blankets. Bedding of all kinds. Monroe Furni- ture Co. Road work on the improvement of I the Snohomish road will start just as I soon as the weather permits. Tolt Townsite Company. Level resi dence lots, $35.00; logged off acreage, [ $25.00. 410-11 Hoge Bldg., Seattle. I Business may not be as good as it h s been but we havn't been compelled to seek any county pap yet to help keep us going. We are sole agents for the wonder7, ful Gas-O lamp wick. Call and let us demonstrate same to you. Thompson- Campbell Co. Inc. Articles of incorporation were flledlin Olympia this week for an interurban to reach Monroe from Seattle by way of Lake Forest park, Bothel and Tolt. The views "From Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound" given by Rev J. H. Mat- thews last Wednesday evening were very good and quite a gain was made on the chair fund for the hall. "'Dad" Wilson, of Startup, is to be married, and he is going to give a big dance next Saturday, the 20th at Start- up, and invites all his friends from the towns and camps around. There'll all be there.--Sultan Star. 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. The members of the Episcopal Guild met at the home of Mrs. E. Matthews Wednesday evening and elected the fol- lowing officers for the coming year. Mrs. C. H. Graves, president; Miss D. Matthews, vice-president and" Mrs. El- mer Stephens, secretary and treasurer. Eighty men were paroled or recom- mended for conditional pardon at the /neeting of the board of managers of the reformatory Saturday. At a Lin- coln program for the inmates Judge J. T. Ronald, of Seattle, made an address. Other visitors to whom was extended the privilege of attending the parole meeting were Mrs. Jones, superinten- dent of schools for Snohomish county; Superintendent Aspinwall, of the Che- halls training school; Prosecuting At- torney Murphy and Deputy Prosecut- ing Attorney Caldwell, of Seattle. The state university next year will commence the institution of the plan of university extension work that has come into vogue with some of the eas- tern universities. Through the new plan the scope of educational work car- tied on will be greatly enlarged through the possibitlity of giving instruction to many persons throughout the state who are unable to attend the university reg- ularly. The work will be carried on through four different lines, viz; Cor- respondence instruction, lectures, fol- lowed by printed syllabi, public discus- sions and debates, and maintenance of general information and welfare bu- reaus. i EGGS FOR SALE i Two pens White Wyandottes, one pen White Orpingtons, one pen X Leghorns. Price of Wyandottes per 15, $2.00 andS1.50; Orpingtons, $2.00 Z Eer 15; Leghorns, $1.00 per I5, Fertility guaranteed. Special price on incubat6r lots. GEO. H. ESTES & SON Box 53 Monroe, Wash. i v For Rent--Ranch near Monroe. En- quire of C. H. Graves. Do you realize that this paper gives you the news? Do you help support it? Cherry Valley farmers got out on Ar- bor Day and fixed up the road in front of the school. The Barronet Biscuit, a 10-cent seller, this week five cents a package. Mon- roe Mercantile Co., Inc. Come and get your new spring suit made here. We will do all your work satisfactorily. John Hamberg. A petition of remonstance has been circulated for presentation to the coun- cil next week on the paving pro!cositicn. Switches and puffs made of combings '$1.00 up. Hair goods. Mail orders promptly attended to. Mrs. Fredlund, 2933 Colby, Everett. A lot of new very pretty things in chains, cufflinks, stick pins, lockets etc., received. Come in and look them over. Carlquist Bros. We make watch repairing a specialty on Swiss and American Watches. All "work promptly done and guaranteed. Carlquist Bros. Mrs. Carl Hagedorn, president and Miss Rose Belshaw, secretary and treasurer are the new officers elected for the coming year in the St. Cecilia Guild. P. Sjostrom has been considering starting a new store at Auburn. He was having a store build!ng put up for him by a resident of that community but the matter will be delayed for some time to came. A special excursion train from Ever ett will be run up over the Milwaukee Wednesday to permit business men from Everett, Snohomish and Monroe Ito view the valley developement. The noon hour will be spent at the falls. In order to take care of our growing coffee trade and give our customers the best service possible we are installing a Hobart Electric Coffee mill whereby we are prepared to furnish the highest grade coffees properly ground. Give us a trial. Thompson-Campbell Co. Inc. Robert C. Shaw, traveling passenger agent for the G. N., was in town Thurs- day and reports that general business cmditions are improving but that the small communities want to watch out for delegations of the I. W.W. Rep- resentatives have been in Sedro-Wool- ley and Concrete the past week. The republican county central com- mittee will meet in Everett on April 27 when the manner of selecting delegates t) the state convention will be decided upon. With the offer of Monroe to provide a convention hall and other ex- pense free of charge for the holding of a county convention, the plea that there are no funds available for such purpose will hardly avail. A Boneuw, a Swiss who has been liv- ing on the O.C. Johnson place, was brought before Judge Sawyer on a charge of wife-beating and paid a fine of $100 and costs. The family has had a lot of trouble, the wife leaving to get a divorce and leaving her baby in care of the husband. She finally went back and more trouble ensued. After the court hearing they settled down again in peaceful domesticity. Many visitors have been inspecting the new Mercantile staughter house re- cently and have expressed themselves greatly pleased with the modern, clean- ly methods of killing and handling meat. The slaughter house proper is a well constructed building with refrig- erating plant that keeps the storage rooms at an even low temperamre. Just as soon as the animals are killed they are hung on an overhead tramway that runs through all departments, per- mitting the carcasses to be handled with a minimum of labor. A big corral and barns house the live animals and permit of keeping a lot on hand. At przsent about 200 pigs of all ages are fattening. E. T. Bascom sell s land. A minstrel show will be given at the reformatory this evening. Come and see the new low bunga- low beds. Monroe Furniture Co. Mrs. E. Manning, of Bellingham, is visiting her sister Mrs. V. W. Tremaine We guarantee all our work on Swiss and American watches. Carlquist Bros. Not all ad-readers may be wise buyers but all wise buyers are ad- readers. The Apollo Concert Co., the last number on the lecture course, will be here April 23. All the blacksmith shops will be closed Saturday, the 27th, on account of the state convention. Four cows for sale--fresh soon. J. C. McCormick, two miles from Monroe on Woods Creek road. A. B. Sprau is going to have out a find delivery wagon to handle his ice business this season. JUST ARRIVED--Sidewalk Sulkies $I.75, $2.50, $5.50--for the babies. Monroe Furniture Co. EGGS FOR HA'TCHING--S. C. White Leghorns, the trap-nested stock. $1.00 per 15. Phone Sunset 38Xl. We are still long on Swift's Pride and Light House Cleanser four for 25 cents. Monroe Mercantile Co., Inc. Messrs. McGowan and Coddingtcn are bringing about a separation in their ownership of the Sedro-Woolley and Concrete stores. William Foye was showing in town Wednesday, a Dolly Varden weighing 7 pounds, that he caught in the Sno- homish below town. The reading of Enoch Arden given at the high school last week for the bene- fit of the library was very good but the attenda.ce was very slim. Mayor Vanasdlen took a decided stanJ in refusing to allow a hypnotist who exhibited here recently to show a sleeping subject in any local store wir.- how. Don't forget the Apollo Concert Co. April 23rd. The best number on the lecture course. Some of the most tal- ented individual performers and bell ringers in the country. R. V. Green hss been appointed by the Everett Gas Co. to have charge of the Snohomish plant as well as the Monroe plant. He will move to Snoho- mish during the summer. Having added the Reliance brand of canned goods to our already up-to-date stock, we are now prepared to please the most exacting customer who might desire the best in the canned goods line. Thompson-Campbell Co. Inc. Geo. Weston and E. M. Price have phms drawn for a modern bungalow which they intend to erect at Tolt and when completed will hold bachelors quarters there. At present aJap will have full sway of the kitchen depart- ment. 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. Peter E. Boyce has sued the Milwau- kee, alleging that the construction of the line has dammed ditches, flooded his meadows and caused damage of $2,- 000per annum. He asks $10,000 for the damages that will accumulate in the year to come. Edw. E. Cushman, brother of the late congressmen, has been named by Pres- ident Taft for the federal judgeship n western Washington. This settles the controversy in regard to. the appoint- ment, Congressman Humphreys having been first considered, and more recently H. D. Coolley has been strongly urged. Most beautiful and impressive exr- cises were held in the high school Thursday morning as a token of rever- ence for the souls who went down in the great ship Titanic. Professor Ball drew attention to the appalling catas- traphe and asked all to remember the friends of those whose loved ones were at the bottom of the sea when singing the "Storm" and "Lead Kindly Light" Never has been heard such impressive singing in the high school as when the boys and girls rendered these touching pieces. Prof. Tooker made a few re- marks bringing home to the pupils the awfulness of the tragedy and suggest- ed all to pause and think for a while of how quickly our lives can be snuffed out, when at times we are not prepared for it. The twenty'minutes' exercises were an inspiration to all. REWARD Twenty-five dollars will be paid to any person or persons for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of anyone found guilty of disturbing the .property belonging to and known as the J. H. Weber Mill Co., near Monroe, Wash. Any and all articles which have been taken from above named premi- ses must be returned at once or arrests will follow without further notice. Trespassers on this property will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Signed:--J. H. W.B.R. Who wants to be a knocker, anyway " .44,4,444 4444 _! The creamery meeting to discuss the I  : matter of cheese-making has been]9 /Q postponed, i u/ HYN;d,frn:Til:trhf:imC::to2:  Visit Our Optical Department Lewis street. ' 14 g Mr. Fisher, of the Fisher Flouringl- With Your Spectacle and Eye  Mills, was in town Tuesday lookingt Glass Tr ,,111^ - after trade here. t b .... ; " " : :  FOR SALE--horoughbred Red Jersey /_ 4/_ pigs, six weeks old. $3.50each. Mon-   E C A N H E L P Y O V 6 roe Mercantile Co.  Plain sewing done. Infant's layettes a specialty Prices right. Mrs. J. W. O'Neil Powell street. Try a package of Uncle Sam's Break- fast Food. It makes you well--25c. Monroe Mercantile Co.. Inc. A big fly-wheel at the Smith Bros. mill in Duvall broke a week ago and did a lot of damage but without injur- ing anyone. Everett people adopted the new char- ter by a majority of. 58 at the election Tuesday. The vote was light and but little interest show. A very pretty and serviceable line of hand bags for the summer season at the Cash Bargain Store. Made of linen and neat and pretty. E. Hazelton had M. Adams arrested last week on a dispute about the right to cut timber on some land east of town. Adams was fined $10 and costs and appealed. Fourteen blacksmiths were present at the county association here Satin- day. The state convention will meet in Walls Walla on April 26 and F. M. Shu- maker was named as delegate. Messrs. J. D. Bird and E. M. Price have about concluded arrangements for the purchase of the bank at Tolt which was started a year ago by people from Mora, Minn. The location of the bank will be changed to the new town and a good building put up. Democratic Convention The Democrats of Snohomish county will hold a mass convention in Eagles hall, Snohomish, at 2:00 p. m., Satur- day, April 27, 1912, for the purpose of electing 33 delegates to the state con- vention at Walla Walls May 6 and for electing precinct committeemen. All democrats, both men and women, who believe in the principles of democ- racy are requested to attend. Hanging or Electrocution? An ordinance recenly passed in A:- lington prohibiting chickens from run- ning at large requires rather a severe penalty on offenders, says the Sedro- Woolley Courier, according to the sec- ond clause, which reads as follows: 2. "It shall be the duty of the town marshal and every public officer cf the Town of Arlington, to inform against, and PROMPTLY ExECUT or caus to be arrested or prosecuted all persons who shall violate the provisions of this act." For Sale One good working team about 2900 pounds, harness, wagon for $300. Hen- ry R. Taylor, R. 1, box 44, Monroe. 'Phone Ind. 146. NOTICE TO LIGHT CONSUMERS Big Reduction in Mazda Lamps Regular 25 Watt ........ $ .50 " 40 " . ........ 55 " 60 " . ....... .75 " 100 " . ....... 1.10 8 C. P. Lamps ............ 20 16 .... . ........... 20 32 " " ............ 30 Above prices not subject to guaran- tee. Add ten cents per lamp for thirty day guarantee. 6 lb. Hot Point Electric Iron Special $4.00 MONROE WATER & LIGHT CO. Church Notes SWEDISH MISSION Rev. Samneison, of Everett, will preach next Sunday afternoon at 3:00 i o'clock. CONGREGATIONAL Rev. Mr. Knudson, pastor of the Con- gregational church of Sultan, will preach next Sunday morning and even- ing in exchange with the pastor. You will enjoy hearing him, Come. Remember that the evening service cmmences at 8 o'clock. Rheumatism More than nine out of every ten eases of rheumatism are simply rheumatism of the muscles, due to cold or damp, or chronic rheumatism. In such eases no internal treatment is required. The free application of Chamberlain's Lini- ment is all that is needed, and it is certain to give quick relief. Give it a trial and see for yourself how quickly it relieves pain and soreness. The med- icines usually given internally for rheu- matism are poisonous or very strong medicines. They are useless in cases of chronic or muscular rheumatism. for sale by all dealers. 8 Ritchie's ,h. SaOoy Hotel $ Swansoh Co. GROCERY Live Dealers in Food Supplies for the Home Full Weight and Fair Treatment. This Store Has a Repu- tation for Clean Business Watch for Special Bargain Days I Planit Jr. Garden Tools See Them At THEDINGA HARDWARE CO. In A Class By Itself MPARTIAL tests made by The Columbus Labo- ratories'of Chicago give FISHER'S BLEND FLOUR a higher rating than that of the Dakota all-Hard Wheat Patent Flour. Considering that this scientific combination of East- ern Hard Wheat and Western Soft Wheat costs you from 20 to 25% less than what has always been con- sidered the highest grade of breadstuff, you can readily see that it will pay you to insist on having FISHER'S BLEND FLOUR For Sale by .dll Dealers HAZELTON-FLEMING CO. Hay, Grain, Feed, Seed, Coal, Lime, Ce- ment, Brick, Fertilizer, Stumping Powder ........ i i BOTH TELEPHONES THE BANK LIQUOR STORE Fred E. Ferguson, Prop. i The Popular Place on the, Corner. Highest Quality in Wines, Liquors and Cigars l Good Accommodations adjsent in the Monroe Hotel. Don't Knock--Be a Booster i V