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i t 1 MONROE VOL. IX. NO. Ol MONROE, SNOHOMISII COUNT Y, WASH., I;MJAY, MAY 31; 1907. 81.00 PER YEAR 7  . The iaidi88t ao8 "="=&apos;*' *' " Memorial day was observed Tester- ! i[ ;., . ( " day in manner fitting the memory of . the great struggle for a united nation and the men, living and dead, who i took part in it. The day was bright and warm, bringing out the town and ' country residents en masse, with many visitors from surrounding towns. [ Tt'e c remonks did not commence trill afternoon, when business was sus- !''[ I pended thruut' the twn" Shrtly for[after 1 o'clock the procession of [school children formed on the school i [grounds, and preceded by the band ls:d::b;c;y th t O2{lgrT2:e /marched to thehall, which was i ful,/crowded to the doors when the exer- ,easyrfitting and always looks neat tcises commenced. The program as on man or woman. \\;Ve0ave a/advertised was carries out in full, goodly variety of new styles to se-land consisted in patriotic music by lect;from--all :frmn the best facto- the baud and singing by a selected ries `made on a Variety of lasts and choir, a prayer by Rev. McKean. and in a-ll widths and sizes. These are the address of the day by Roy. F. E. the --bet >wearing ,summer shoes Drake, pastor of the ttaven- M. E. that you can have for the city or country--for business or vacation. H, H; WELLEI Everything in r den's Wear Does First-Class'Shoe ! i ?;Rep=iring at Mode- I :!:i Specified Time. il -tocated at Monroe Shoe Store i SAILS, LAVAI0$ES 0000INKS-.A!O OLOSETS First Class Plumbing a Peasonab/e Prices Sheet Metal and ,Tin Work "i i; 1;,(PhQno  T, 1, Mackenzie E'ST MAIN STREET For the Swellest i{. Hats at_the low- |i .. est.00prices call at l: _ . F., /'1 ......... "L - " -':" - " " _ 00ii: <:l'he\< Model i! , . .  - L) church, Seattle, and a veteran of the war. Mr. Drake's address was a graphic descrip,icn of the war and the causes leading up to it, full of the camp and actual service, and withal an histori- cal review that showed deep insight and study. It was pronounced the best ever heard here on a like occa- sion. At the close of the address, a pro- cession was formed and the march to the cemetery made, where the closing exerci;es were held. Following is a list of the veterans in attendance, which includes two veterans of the Mexican war and one of the Confederate army, 8. J. Tayloi', who lately came here from North Carolina: NAMES OF VETERAN8 Eli J. Altizer. S. A. Buck. Henry Benner, 8ultam Braekett Cole. A. H. Graves. John H. Heifer. G. E. Hunter. G. W. Kincaid. Thomas Lockwood, Sultan, Mexican war. O. C. Mcgray. John McFadgen. C. D. Miller. Additional Locals Sheriff Jeff Beard was in town Mon- day on official business. Children's day services at the M, E. church, Sunday evening, June 9th. The Catholic Lades will give a dance at I. O. O. F. hall Saturday June 8th. There will be work in the third degree next Wednesday night in K. of P. lodge, with refreshments. The Library Cook Book is on sale at Mansi:eld's, Weller's, the Monroe Furniture Store and Mrs. Daly's. A score of 14 to 10in favor of .lonrce in the Decoration day game at 8nohoruish made the local fans happy. Deputy Sheriff Brown was in town Wednesday, subpeneing witnesses for the trial of James Powell, which is set for the 5th of June. Charles Koenen, a fourteen year resident of Burlington, Was'., is opening a tobacco and confectionery store in the Sams block, on I,ewis st. Manager Roberts left this ?hornier with the Monroe base ball team for a series of three games, Saturday, Snnday and Monday, at Waterville in the Big Bend ounLry. The young men of Roosevelt played a game of ball with the" married men of Wood & Iverson's mill last Sunday, and the young men are now weariug the bright and joyous smile of the victor. Capt. Chas. Elwel] and Vic Pinker- ton are logging on the 8kagit river, near Baker. They commenced Mon- dw with a crew of 15 men and two donkey engines, and expect to put in the nine million feet of the claim in about four we,ks. Mrs. Emma Malloy Barrett of Per{ Townsend, who is well known here as an evangeli=t, died in California sev- eral eays ago and was buried at her home on the 22d of this month. Roy. McKean and Mrs. J. M. Sawyer at- tended the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas 8paulding were awakened last night at 2 o'clock by the sound of footsteps in the next room. Upon turning on the light to Coaqressinal Districts The las legislature divided the state into three congressional dis- triers, with the three prineilml cities in" different dl&rick. The lira'4 dh- trier is Man,l, Xing, Eitsap, ,<',an Juan, Skagi, 8nohomish and Whatcom.eoun- 11(1 ties. The second di:-;triet is (.,2nah G Clallam. Clarke, CowliLz, Jefferson, K!iekfi, at, Lewis. Mason. Pacillc, Pierce, Skamania. Tburson and Wah!dakum counties. The third district includes everything east of the Cascade mount- ains. Advertised Letter List. X Monroe, Wash., May 27, 190{. The follov/ing letters are. uncalled for at ,lis ollce : Merle Cransor. R."R. Gill;s. Joe Car(liner.. Wm A IIamiltom Bob tIailstcme. Max Paxton. Alfred Schubert. When calling for the above, 1)lease say advertishd. ROBT. It. STAPLETON. P. M. Wolves Are Expehive. Vernon Bailey of the forest reserve. bv.roau at XVash'ngton, who has been making an investigation of the r.tvage of wolves on the ranches of the south- wet reports that In a certain part of New Mexico ha learned that a moder- at',. estimate of the stock killed hy font" wolves of which he got trace was a yearling cow or a calf every three days or approximately 100 head of cat- tle to each wolf. "Counting all as calves," says Mr. Bailey, "at the low rate of $10 a head. each wolf would nt tMs rate cost the ranchmen $1.000 a year. This estimate of $4,000 for lhe four wolves leaves out of consideration the five to ten hungry offspring of each palr, which begin to kill stock for themselves tu the fall and continue to do so as long as they live." Alcohol From GarbaEe. That the luethod of garbage disposal is about to be revolutionized by the manufacture of denatured alcohol is the statement made ta the common CUtl.'il Of Mlhvaukee by Dr. ,V. A, Boyd of Rockford, Ill. Milwaukee now pays $1.89 a ton for burning its g, ar- bage at a nmnlcipal plant, "rod Dr. Boyd has offered to do the work at 70 eent: a ton and at the end of ten years give the city hts plant. Milwaukee gets no return in the way of byproducts fro:u burning its garbage. Dr. Boyd says he will get grease, fertilizer and alcohol from the waste. Alcohol would be the most impoltant of the byproducts. Augustus Marshall. investigate, a man was heard to dash A Dickens Landmark. F. L. Mather. back thru the ldtehen and out a win The wtdeqing of Manchester streets I.J. Oliver. dew, earrd;[ng away the screen. He has brought about the destruction or 1 oe L. H. Pcd.iycord. secured notmn, and left no clue, but the old hou, e in which lived the broth. has a special invitation "f ers Grant, the originals of the Breth- J. H. Pownall. rein Mr. ers Cheeryble it] "Nicholas Nhkleby." R. E. Paltison. Spaulding to come back, aoan enter- With slight alter.ttlou, the house I: sqid to stand today aa it did when James Ramsey. .. tainment has been prepared for the Dickens described it. One of its later John Stafford. next visitor, occupants has said that lovers of Dick* Henry Tiffany, Sultan. ens' books came froni all parts of the 8. E. Tallman.  -** / world to inspect the ohl place, espe- Henry Waiters. Commercial Club Smoker ctally Amert-.ans, and for relies of it. but that he had refused to I)art with them. One relic which many people Thomas L. Ward, Sultan, Mexican At the last meeting of the Monroe wouhl be glad to acquh'e Is the fin, war. Commercial Club it was voted to hold old carved oak staircase. S. J. Taylor, Co. E, 3rd North Car- olina Cavalry, Confederate. From the County Records Warranty Deed--John P. Prescott to Robert tt. Stapleton May 4, 1907. lot 7, block 2, Johnson's 1st add to the next meeting at a hull to he pro- vided by tke Secretary, at which a general t0urnout of all the members of the club were to be invited, for a smoker, and to attend to matters of special interest to the citizens gen- erally. The meeting Will be held at Foresters hall, which has been on- Monroe, $175. Mortg=ae--Andrew MeGuinness ux to Alice 8. Tenter, May 24, 1907, lots 11 and 12, block 3, Sinclair add to Snohomish, $500. Role ase of Mor tgage---Monroe.State Bmk to Frank Tucker et al, May 1, 1907, tract in section 7-27-6 and lots 8 and 8, section 5, and lot 12, section 6-27-6, $500. --',a F It,rnman Quit Claim Dee, ,: .... " "" et al to t_, lla Tucker, May 25, 1907, tot 6 gov. lot 8 in section 6-27-7, $10. Warranty Deed--Allan McDougall et ux to Emm Near Calligan, Febru- ary 23, 1907, 1 acre in Monroe, $1,- 400. Warranty Deed--ven A. Swanson et ux to B. G. Anlrews, IVay 10, 1907, lot 2, Andrew Thompsm/,, l'& add. to Monroe, $500. 1at Discharge of ,crtgage--Erhard Anderson to Benj. G. Andrews et ux, February 17, 1907, 2; fee" off of east M end of lot 12, block 40, :.onroe, $600. The Monitor is only one dollar a year. gaged for t:mt rurpo3e, Tuesday the" et 4th'day of June, at 8 p. m. 8. E. TALLMAN, Eecretary. Notice to Water Consumers Beginning June 1st, an extra charge of 50 cents per month will be made for water used for sprinkling pur- \\; poses. Water for sprinkling can be used only between the hours of 6 a. m. and 8 a. m., and" 6 p. m. and 8 p. m., ex- cepting on Main street between Wood and Blakeley streets, and on Lewis street between McDougall street and G. N. right-of-way. Sprinkling hours for this district will be between 9 a. m. and 5 1 . m. MONROE WATER & LIGttT CO. La grippe' La grippe! For la grippe, coughs, colds and con sumption %Vilbur's Puge Sound Couah Cure has no equal. Nice and pleasind to the taste and can be taken by the most delie:tte female or child. Price 50c. For sale by E. A. Roberts and W. E. Manfield. The Hares of Maine. o al. g" Silver and Cut Oiass Wc ha,,e a '.;,'_:oc a.',sotnlent in all lines of goods . |..t to :,c,cct weddin. :wd graduating gifts from. C. E. RITGHIE, Jeweler The Kennebec Journal says that Game Warden George W. Ross in one month recently counted 300 barrels of .... __ .  dead hares going to Boston and New   York markets over the Washlpgtou ] County raihvay. Furthermore, it is estimated .by the game wardm} *t more than ,000,090.$os h shipped o O, - @ Keep the Flies and Gnats off your $ " St k by i + . OC US IlL O $o=Noas=$o ' O For sale at "" i e00u6 store i @. -$@@w @.- t@$. ,0  .@00 @@00 0000  ............................................ - 1 aw_n Largest kssolme!! ill TOW, 10 Pick From Get Our Prices Before Buying .,..a, T I-! E DIN O-A  I IARD%VARE CO. Inc. Everything in Hardware from Maine every year and as many more used as food within the state. Notwlthstanding thls and the fact that thousands of hares are devoured every year by beasts and birds of prey these small animals contlaue to Increase. Good %Vords for C hanH*erLuin's Cough Remedy People everywhere take pleasure in testifying to the good q mdiLie of Cham- berlain'sCough Remedy. Mrs. Edward Phillips of.13arclav, hid., writes: "'I wish to tell you that I can rceommeml (Jhambcrlain's Cou'h Rem(,dy. My lit- tle girl, Catherine, who is two 3t C;['S old, has bectl taking" this relncdy when- ever she has hva a cold since she was two months old. About it monbh ago! contracted a dreadful cold myself, but I took Clmmberlain' Cough ]t:.,).nedy and was soon [is well as ever. } This I'(IIIL'- dy is for sale by E. A. lob,:rt:;, dru;;- gist. $4.00 DOWN and ',M a month will 1)ut an EDISON PHONOGgAPfl in yr home. A. L. ROOT Dealer in Edison Phonograiflc-:, Bicyel s and Bicycle Sundries. Umbrella Repairing. lide a Cornell Bicycle LL HOTEL /19NIOIE, %VASH. 12.. J. STRETGtl, Proprietor Tim leading iIotel in tl'le City. r " cr I{eadquarters for' 1 ravehn Men. ] I',unner Meets All Trains. EUROPEAN O A17EICAN PLAN ! BANKIN(] BY MAIL SAFE AND PI00.ACTICAL T IS ALO VERY S1MPLE. and if you are interested in ) r j " saving money write us ab.ut our system of LANKING BY MAll,, "rod we will send you a booklet regarding our Say- tugs l)eparttpent and its .... 4% INTEREST Dvx'rv.u tIO.TON l. CO., BANKERS \\; CAPI'YAL t,l D. GURPLU,, $1,O00,OOC.O0  E:-:ATT L' [ 05.@"$T BANN lff WASHINGTON "; . ff .. J, ! t . ' )'. \\; /