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MONROE MONITOR. r j VOL. IX. NO. 17 i MONROE. SNOHOMISH COUNTL WASH.. FRIDAY, MAY 3, 81.0o PER YEAR LIGHT WEIGHTS Ij and light colors are now the rule in .suits. We have them in all the ffashionable shades for 1907. They ;are in all sizes to suit all builds of men. The qualities are unsurpassed and each garment is finished as neatly and as particularly as if ,custom made. In fact, nobody would suspect these suits were not made by the regular high-priced £ashionable tailors. But the price is about one third. H, H, WELTER i Always on Hand. ! iWi rate Prices and at [ i Specified Time. ! Located at Monroe Shoe Store i SINKS ANn CLOSE1; First Class Plumbing at Reasonable Prices Sheet Metal and Tin Wor'k done to order Sunset Phone 64 T, J, Mac00!enzie • ========================= For the Swellest ! Hats at the low est prices call at Ihe Model ] i SAMS BLOCK, IONROE li Looks Like Business 8ohomish, May 1.--Construction work will commence on the first 15 miles of the Snohomish Valley rail- road, the proposed electric line from Snohomish to Seattle, via Monroe and Cherry Valley, within the next few weeks, and possibly within the next 30 days. ArtiCles of incorporation of the Snohomish Construction Company have been filed with the secretary of state and the auditor of Snohomish county• This company has been or- ganized for the express purpose of taking the contract and building the first section of the road. The incor- )orators are among the most promi- nent business men of Snc, homish. They subscribe $55,000, and agree to take $132,000 worth of bonds, which is exactly one-fourth of the bonds al- lotted to and which are to he sold for the construction of the first fifteen !miles from Snohomish to Cherry Val- ley• The subscribers and amounts sub- scribed are: O.E. Crossman $10,000, Oliver McLean, C. H. Lamprey, F. L. Colburn, E/D. Collins, J. F. Taylor, Tornpkins' tiired Man "Tompkins' Hired Man," without a dry line in it, full of pathos and com- edy, with plot enough and love mak- ing to hold the interest thruout, will be played at the I. O. 0. F. hall Fri- day evening of next week, May 10th, by the Monroe Dramatic Company, composed of the best local talent. The play is one that has been given by professionals as well as amateurs, and always to a delighted audience• A tale of New England farm home life, the same that is familiar to every- body• The following is the . CAST OF CIIARACTERS Dixie, the hired man. •George Donough Mr. Tompkins ....... W. E. Mansfield John Remington ........ Will Farmer Jerry ............... Willie Pearsall Mrs. Tompkins ....... Mrs. Eddington Ruth, the niece .... Miss Lulu Dainard Louise ......... Miss Mildred Wilson Julia ............. Miss Bessie Smith from the County Records Bill of Sale--F L Chaffer to Alfred Faussett, April 27-07, one donkey en- gine, etc., $1800. D A Ford each .% 000" I W Hall Quit Claim Deed--Gee Kelsey to • • , : N- , ;  • • , =2 000 Ed ar Wright ' 500 G Seattle-Tacoma Power Co., 3.03 acres , ; g , , .>z, ; . • M. Cochran, $10,000. m sec 1-27-6, $1. i It is stated that this showing of = ° - Hoffee's New Stock i confidence upon the part of local men was all that iwas necessary to J.H. Hoffee has filled his furniture make sure the sale of the entire issue store with a stock of newlgoods, which :of bonds for the first fifteen miles, includes everything in the house fur- land once that much of the line is nishing line, stoves and ranges, kitch- i built, the balance of l something like enware, crockery and cutlery. There 'fifty miles will be financed without is nothing that may'be wanted in this difficulty, line but Mr. Hoffee can supply, and at The officers of the Snohomish Con- prices away below the usual prices for struction Company are Edgar Wright, the same articles. Iron beds, springs president; Chas. Lamprey, vice presi- and mattresses, tables, chairs, bed dent; J. F. Taylor, secretary and room sets, sideboards, roller-top desks, treasurer.  and everything necessary for a com- plete housekeeping outfit, Come in ,lled on kogg,n.q Road  . and look over the store: ' George W. B. Little, who was brot -- : --- down from the Sultan Logging Corn- Diedl pony's camp last Friday afternoonl died at Stephens hospital at 10 o'clock ,, George Fran. khn,son on of.Mr, and nat' " " night." .... AS near as can o'e learned, ±vtrs. ,nos. l:talson, oleo al nls nome Kit'l was ridin on a lo(, with hi on Racker avenue, Everett, Thursday e g . " ........ morning, of consumption• He leaves legs nanglng over ne eno, when a tog ..... . ..-.; .... ,. , besiaes nis moher and father, five projeclng zrom ne Dank caun a log ............. sisters, Mrs W. H. Welch of Aber- aneaa on ne ram ann snoveo 1 DaCK, • eatehin his le and mashin it flat deen, South Dakoth, Mrs. B. W. Black g g g .... knee It was im ossible to of getchell, Mrs. A. P. Manion of DeIow ne • p ................. Monroe, and {iss Rhi Maison of sop ne Dleeamg uu ne arnvea a ne Everett, to mourn his los hospital, and by that time he had be- " • come so weakened that he could not "----"+'----- recover Testimonial from Mr, Kelsey • I George was an exemplary young, • . I can heartily recommend Wilbur s man, and his untimely taking off is • " Blood Purifier as the best medicine regretted by everybody Ths was the • " for the blood that I have ever tried. third or fourth time that he had gone It has never failed to cure the of thru wrecks on logging roads, all se- There is ptobabl. no medmmc made • eczema, and I have been using it for rious ones, but he liked the work, and ..... a numoer oi years, wnenever ne corn- would return, to it. He was 25 years plaint has appeared. old. Hlsparents, Mr. and Mrs. George ' GEORGE KELSEY Little, have the sympathy of the en- • " tire community. The funeral was held chmb-', cone, cho =d na- rhoe Remedy at the I. 0. O. P. hall Sunday after- noon, Rev. W. L. Richardson conduct- " " .' "." . ,, ,rvieo that is relied upon with more implicit mR, u o , o. confidence t, han Chamberlain's Colic, ..... Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. Dur- Likes the Cook Book ing the third of a century in which it .......... ., ,, has been in use, people have learned wenacnee, v ash, /prn 1 • • that, it is the one remedy that never Monroe Mercantile Co., fails. When reduced wih water and Monroe, Wash. Gentlemen: We want to congrat- ulate you, and the ladies, on the fine success of the cook book. It is not only a splendid getup on P.ach Blos- som Flour, but also from a culinary stand-point of view. The writer is sweetened it is pleasant to take. For sale by E A. Roberts, druggist• Closing Out Sale I am closing out my entire stock of Jewelry at cost. Clocks, Watches Silverware, Solid Gold and Diamond Additional Locals : A number of Elks went down to Ev- erett yesterday to attend the anniver- sary of their lodge. T. S. Faussett last week sold 400 acres of timber land in Skagit county for Seattle parties to Wisconsin peo- ple. The case of James Powell has been transferred from Everett to Judge Tallman's court, and is on trial this afternoon. The improvements on the Dolled property are well under way. The brick walls are nearly finished and ready for the steel. F. M. Crocker has closed out his business in the Crocker building, both , the shoe store and barber shop, and will locate elsewhere. Jack Burns this week sold his forty  T00NE. IS MONEY Accurate time is necessary with a majority of people. Our' watches areaccurate to the minute, and you will:be sulprised how low prices are on high grade watcheS. Call and examine out new line. We have them in Hamilton, El:in, Waltham, South Bend, Hampden, New England and Swiss, all guaranteed. C. E. R[TGHIE, Jewder acres on the poor farm road to a brother of Road Supervisor Bentley, i consideration $6,000. I Frederick Foss, a Snohomish pioneer, died Wednesday morning, and was bu> led Thursday afternoon, under th auspices of the Masons. ,- . . The Best Flour 5Iade on Pacific Coast 'i Call for Special Prices on Bbl. Lots  The Scandinavian Ladies Aid wil meet next Thursday, May 9th, at th home of Mrs. Wilma Cedergren at 2 o'clockl All are welcome. Mrs. Groom is moving her millinery stock to Ballard. Mrs. Coffey will occupy the building vacated by Mrs. Groom on Main street, with the Model Millinery. A representative of the Seattle-Ta- coma Power Company was in town this week, considering the proposi- tion of applying for a franchise for his company. Miss Otto Crueger had the X-ray put on her arm which was injured by a fallabout two weeks ago, and the bone was found splintered, instead of i a sprain only. A number of members of the dis- trict school boards adjacent to town went down this morning to Everett to attend a meeting of the directors of the entire county, to consider school matters. Monroe Mill Company of Monroe, Wash., has just completed the pur- chase of 1,443 acres of timber in the Lake Creek district in Lane county, Oregon. The price paid as stated in the deed was $27,500. A combination of Monroe and 8no- homish ball players went down to Ev- erett and made a game with the regu- lar Everett club yesterday afternoon. At least it was advertised as a game, but the score of 15 to 3 for Everett would indicate that the combination wasn't in it. C. W. Hedges has sold his place be- low Park Place to William Hamilton, from North Carolina. Mr. Hamilton has a family of eleven, who are now in Sultan. The property consists of fifteen acres and a two story dwelling, the consideration being $3,000. Mr. Hedges is negotiating for Lylie Brougton's place, just west. of the town limits. Not very long ago a Monroe lady (a widow, by the way) sent a coat to Seattle to be cleaned and pressed. In due time a package came by express addressed to her, but upon examina- tion it was found that the Seattle par- ties had got things mixed. The lady said she would not have been half so MONROE CASH STORE ) Will sell you drugs cheaper and ! .$, fill your prescription more rea- i sonably than any other druggist _ ! in the c°unty" ' 1 i 'qamilr Recipes as w'ell" I I 00.000,m00, ! ]  HARDWAREGO'Inc" I | Everything in liar:ware J -- PEARSALL HOTEL ]. MONROE, WASH. ] R. J. STRETCH, Proprietor l The Leading Hotel in the City. Headquarters for Traveling Men. Runner Meets All Trains. EUROPEAN OR AMERICAN PLAN taking one of the books and will soon be found diligently studying the Mon- roe ladies style of living. I don't know whether anysuggestions on my part from my new found knowledge on cooking to Mrs. Russi will call forth divorce proceedings or not. Yours very truly, WENATcHEE MILLING CO., M. G. Rnssi, Manager. Card of Thanks We desire to extend our thanks for the kindness and assistance of our friends, neighbors, Rebekah and Yeo- man lodges during the sickness and death of our darling babe, Floyd; and to express our appreciation of the musical and floral offerings. MARNE AND PEARL LUNDsTAM. Rings, and other jewelry of every de- angry if they had sent a man along scription. H.A. BARNHART. with the pants. -- = [ Quite a number of our people have Good Words for Chml, erlln's COugh .... ] taken pohcles of the company in whch Remedy ]Mr. Mack insured ten years ago. W. People everywhere take pleasure in T 13,,,hav'v rranrnl ranf. d f.h testifying to the .( od quallttes of Chain- . ........... berl n's ' o qul1aDle 1Air insurance bompany oz i 'CoughRemedy• Mrs. Edward Phillips of Barcla L Md., writes: "I Iowa, is in town today for the purpose wish to tell you that I can recommend Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. My lit- tle :irl, Catherine, who is two years old, has been taking his remedy when- ever she has had ",. cold since she was two months old. About a month ago I contracted a dreadful cold myself, but I took Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and was soon as well as ever." This reme- dy is for sale by E. A. Roberts, drug- gist• The Monitor is only One Dollar a year. of delivering hree policies. He fully expects to place $100,000 of life in- surance with the prosperous and best citizens of this community. L grippe! La grippe! For la grippe, coughs, colds and con sumption Wilbur's Puget Sound Cough Cure has no equal. Nice and pleasing] to the taste and can be taken by the most delicate female or child• Price 50c. For sale by E. A. Roberts and W. E. Mansfidd. ......................... ..aa. .... = . BANKING BY /00AIL lb SAFE ANO PRACTICAL T IS ALSO VERY SIMPLE, and if you are interested in saving money write us about our systenl of BANKING BY 5'IAIL, and we will send you.a booklet regarding our Sav- ings Department and its 4% INTEREST DEXTER HORTON & CO., BANKERS CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $1,000,000.00 SEATTLE THE" OLOEST ?7 If# W'AS$,TI?tGTON