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,P IV" Friday, June 4, 1926 Hoqim--City authorizes $250,000 bonds as part cost of Itoquiam River bridge. Aberdeen--Seventh Day Advent- ists will build new and larger church. Contract let on Sunset Highway near Preston, King County, fro&apos; $163,088. Building 6.3 miles Olympic High- way Agnew to Port Angeles, will cost $179,833. -'-JUST THE PRESS ! The new edition of the Containing all the latest and best methods of pre. paring delectable dishes for every occasion. FREE! Obtain a copy of tMs book by writing AMERICAN MAIZE-PRODUCTS CO. 111 West Monroe St. Chicago, ill. Yakima--County banks show 55 aer centincrease ir cash on hand over st year. Walla Walla--New infirmary cost- ing $200,000 will be added to Veter- ans' Iospital. Twenty-five Sultan school boys! celebrated Forestry Week by plane-! mg 6,000 fir trees. ;ervice Station Distributor of Hood Tires and Tubes General ,Gasoline and Motor Oils Full Line of Auto Accessories Phone 281 Monroe, Washington IF YOU DIE TOMORROW Who Will Provide For Your Loved Ones? LIVE AMERICANS spend 3 per cent of their income for life in- surance. DEAD AMERICANS' families re- ceive 87 per cent of their income from insurance payments. We Seil LIFE INgURANCE J. E HAMILTON HALLAN BLDG. Monroe, Wash. The Chautauqua season ticket of- fers the best bargain in fine enter_ tainment known to the amusement world. You can count the lectures in free and still be money ahead by urchasing a season tisket for $2.50. n sale by the committeemen. Montesano--New concrete reservoir for water system will be completed by 5une 15. Hu up the Chautauqua oommit- tee and buy a season ticket from them to tell flaem you are giving your cooperation. ' 'Pollyanna' ' Gladness, personified' in "Pollyan- na," one of the best known little girls ever introduced to the public, will give the 1926 Chautauqua program an apnropriate send off. in Monroe June 5th to 10th. inclusinve. This famous pla.v, which is said to be even more realistic on the stage than in the book written by Eleanor Porter to cheer ber invalid mother, and which eventually went the round. of theworht, will prove a great ap- l)etizer for themany fine atraetions that are to be seen here during the week. The local committee is glad to, announce it and' audiences will be glad with Pollyanna during the per- formanee and glad afterwards that they have seen it. No character has been used with so many interpretations and applies_ tions to the every day problems of life as that of the optimistic, cheev- THE MONROE MONITOR -- Monroe, Washington I ! in the extreme east central and northern portions of Iowa. Weather has been fairly favorable for gem- inaon in the trans-Missisippi Val- ley and stands are reported as most- ly satisfactory, in most instances on- ly fair in Iowa. Oats price s worked lower with limited d'enmnd. Market receipts fell off but demand slackened in the southwest where a good crop of new cats are being harveed. New oats were selling at Ft. Worth at about 38-40e per bushel while retailers were aski]g 50e for old crop oats. Demand, was limited at Kansas City. Only the best hevy wei,;ht grades moved read'ily at Minneapolis but ce- real mills absorbed the moderate of- ferings at Milwaukee. The new crop of oats made a good advance dur- ing the week, although rain was needed in many localities. Rye market ruled ind'ependently ful, faith abiding and lovable little firm on complaints of poor er!)p Pollyanna. Because she could always ditions and some export inquiry. see the good in everything" and dis-iLi ht receipts were readily absorbed eern the silver lining of the darkest, at Minneapolis and Milwaukee. cloud, she became an instrument in! Barley averaged easier at interior remoulding the lives of others anti markets. Quotations were setady at brou,:ht sunlight where there bad Migneapolis but prices declined 2-3c been only very dark shadows. The at Milwaukee. as the malting season aunt with whom she went to live af- ter the death of her missionary par- ents was soured on life and a pessi- mist of the first water. But when P,,llyanna makes friends wth the aunt's former sweetheart and' brings the c.ouple together again, there is a decided change in the hn,,sebbL Even when the child is stricken by an accident she maintains her bonny cheerfulness and is a lesson to those about her. Throughout the story to,chin, pathos which abounds is de- !there was d'rawing to a close. West- tern barley sold at $1.20-$1.30 per I100 lbs. at Los Angeles. English barley markets were practically un- 'changed. Offerings of good English malting barley have become small, but supplies of feeding barley have been aple and fair offerings of Chilean forage qualities have been received. Flax seed prices declined slightl although new crop prospects in the northwest were only fair with furth- ]ihtfully offset by humourous siua- er rains needed. Cash offerings at t ........ .e, ...... Minneapolis met an indifferent de- long [lno lines WnlCn allu.'u Ill,Ill)/ i . hearty laughs Aud'iences all deela,'e mand and pubhe stocks at Mineapo- ,,l :- ;-* ,-.-- "*" an a undoubtedb, th- Ins ana LUlugn conlnuect o toal over . J[Ab lUVt5 1, tl .v .- s a t 1 100 000 bushels Futures przcts wm'ld is better off with .uch he, u.i- ' ;I ... .. e. ..... a rmenas .res were practcany ful storms atractvely and reahstcal- . , ", 1,, tnco(t I seaOy, out Argentine port stocks ""';" -W ;_" .. , .......... la--ers who I were reduced 400,000 bushels to " 1-  - "--:1 successes' ) ZOU,UUU wmle expors Ior nc wee are Well Known 101" Llll2! ' , . , * ' " , ;,, +, o.,,,,,,g,,, ;ld will m-esent totaled' only 884 000 bushels against ,, " awav 2,640,000 the pewous week Pollyanna here. Mr. Hard " i " " " and his wife. Melba Lee Wri'ht, will take the leadinl roles. They are sup-I ,orted' by a talented, callable cacti FOREST HIGHWAY ,-,i the ilay will be presented com-] PROGRAM ANNOUNCED Nearly half a millic.n d'ollars from plete. the federal forest highway fund is +++*++++++*!available for major highways in GRAIN MARKET + Ozegon during the coming field sea- Ison, according to radio message just 4. received by District Forester C. M. + REVIEW 1, 4 ,+++++++++++++++++ Washing on, D. C., May 29. Market arrivals were generally in excess of current needs during he week ending May 29 and cash grain prices largely followed a downward' trend, state, the Weekly Grain Re- view of the United States Depart- ment of Agriculture. World wheat prices again held firm but receipts on domestic markets were the larg- est for several weeks and premiums declined. Moderately increased' coun- try marketings of corn reflected an after planting movement in some sections. Rye was independently firm on export demand but other grains worked lower. European demand for imported wheat continues of fair volume and trade reports suggest a fair demand from this source till the new crops there "are available. Export from Argentina fell off the last week but increased amounts were shipped by Russia and by India. European crop conditions continue generally favor- able but in some of the important: prod'ucting countries they are hardly as good as a year ago. Rains have been beneficial in the prairie pro- vinces of Canada and commercial re. ports indicate that the soil nearly everywhere in his area is in excel- lent condition while the frost expe- rienced does not appear to have caused any damage. Wheat seeding is completed there and: the early grain is coming up satisfactorily. Speculative activity caused' wheat futures prices to fluctuate in domes- tic markets but liberal country mar- ketings cupled with slow milling de- mand forced prices of cash wheat lower for the week. Crop conditions reports in.the hard wheat area show- ed wide variations, d'epending upon the supply of moisture. Iarvesting of winter wheat was under way m Texas. The spread between new and old crop futures at Kansas City nar- rowed slightly but May futures con- tinued 20c higher than the July op- tion. Farmer,s and country elevators continued to reduce their holdings and receipts at Kansas City were the largest since February. Ordinary wheat at this market in some in- stances sold above the high protein basis, with milling demand extreme- ly limited. Elevators, however, were holding the best protein tyoes abou 2c over the May option. Milling de- mand was slack at Omaha but fair amounts were shipped' to Chicago for deliver:g on May contracts. Recmpts increased at Duluth and Minneapolis and premiums declined for the week. 12 per cent No. 1 Dark sold at 12-16c over the July futures at the market; 12 per cent 13-17c over; and 13 per cent 14-18c over. Light offerings of durum held prem- iums fairly steady and' No. 1 Amber durum sold at 5-15c over the Duluth May, which closed Friday at $1.37%. Soft winter wheat was weaker than har<l winter and premiums again declined sharply. Milling de- mand was very limited as mills were meeting only pressing needs. Some soft wheat was shipped from SL ,Louis to, Chicago, probably for de- livery on futures, since this wheat was selling at a discount under hard wheat at St. Louis. Corn prices both cash and futures worked lower, with July futures touching a new low point for the crop. Demand for cash offerings was only fair although good amounts were sold at Omaha to northern and southern Paeafic coast points, while fair quantities were sold at Kansas City for export to Meico. Receipts were materially larger than last week, the after planting movement was disappointing at some of the smaller Eastern markets. Corn llanting was well along in the eastern portions of the corn belt to the central parts of the northern Ohio Valley states. Planting was largely completed in the west except Granger from Washington, D. C. Highways to be built under this appropriation are as follows: The Burns County line section of the Canyon' Cty-Burns highwa>, federal funds, 765,000; cooperation by Harney County, $65,000. The Long-Creek-Beech Creek section of the Pendleton-John Day highway, federal, $50,000; Grant County, $50,- 000. Mount Hood-Wapinita, federal $35,000 (including clearing)' Wasco County, $25,000; state,. $6,000. Flora- Enterprise highway, six mile exten- sion, federal, $35,000; Wallowa Coun- ty, $10,000. Klamath Falls-Lake- view, 9 miles, federal, $75,000; state, $75,000. Medford-Crater Lake, surfacing, 6 miles, federal, $50,000. Chapin Creek-Spray section of the Heppner-Spray highway, federal, $50,000; Morrow County, $75,000. Dalles-Californi.. project (rfinanc- ing of going project), federal, $3o,- 000. Maintenance of forest highways, federal, $54,000. The forest highway fund was first created under the Federal Highway Act of 1921. It is expended in the construction and maintenaz.ce of roads of primary importance to state, counties or local communities adja- cent to the national forests. This is in addition to the minor road' pro- gram of the forest service, which is financed from their forest devlop.- meat fund and ten per cent appropri- ations. Selection of projects under the forest highway fund is jointly de- termined by the state highway com- mission, the U. S. Bureau of Pub- lic Roads, and the forest service, En- gineering and construction is under the ,supervision of the Bureau of Public Roads. The forest service co- operates in forestry and fire pre- vention. Chautauqua Opens In Monroe tomorrow, Saturday, and continues until Thursday eve- ning, June 10th. The famous come- dy success Pollyanna will be the first number and for which a single ad- mission is $1.00; this will be a big event in the season at Monroe. The entire program is well selected' and with a variety that cannot fail to please everybody. The big tent is already pitched and everthing is ready for the entertainment to begin on time. The following young ladies have signified their intention of entering the Popularity Contest which is now well und:er way: Gladys Arp, Peggy Green and Arletta Iolcomb. Before the end of e week the entries should be well up in two figures and the race should be a real one from here to Scenic. The Mercantile Company STREISSGDEtt BROS "If it comes from Streiss- guth's it must be good," II Phones 31"! Deliveries 9 a. m., 11  m. and 4 p. m. Page Three HOW WE DO IT The natural consequence of our plan of operation is to give Skaggs Stores a tremendous advantage in the economical merchandising of foodstuffs. The almost unlimited buying and selling power of more than 400 stores enables us, frequently, to quote prices below the wholesale costs of the aver- age merchant Our strategic locations often per- mit the advantageous purclmse of farm products in the communities where they are grown without the necessity of paying tribute to numerous nfid- dlemen. Constant contact with worhl markets in.. sures our patrons tim greatest varieW at the snmll- est possible cost. And, our system of buyinr, ac- counting and administration by a corps of highly trained specialists east)los us to eliminate waste and show satisfactory earnings out of gross profits approxi- mately one-third less than the average grocer nmst take. Which is why Skaggs consistently offer better vahles. Big. K Flour Try a sack of our guar.. anteed Hard Wheat Flour. 49 lb. sack .............. $2.09 P. & O. WHITE NAPHTHA SOAP-- 10 bars .................................................. 39c IDAHO SMALL WHITE BEANS--- 10 pounds ............................................. 59c PINEAPPLE--Broken Slices-- 2 No. 2Vz cans .................................... 450 PRIMROSE PEAS--Colorado Sugar-- 2 No. 2 cans .......................................... 49o REDMONT TOMATOES-- 2 No. 2 cans ................................ 23c PANCRUST SHORTENING-- 4 pound pail ........................................ 95c PLATO-OIL-- Quart can ............................................ 49c KELLOGG REDI-COOKED OATS--- 2 large pkgs .................. : ...................... 450 MAX-I-MUM PANCAKE FLOUR-- 3 pound pkg ..................................... 33c GOLD MEDAL MAYONNAISE-- pint ........ : ......................................... 25c POST TOASTIES-- 3 pkgs ..................................................... 29c POST BRAN FLAKES-- 2 pkgs .................................................. 25c EVERGREEN SUGAR CORN BUTTER PEET'S TOILET SOAP Whole Grain 2 pounds .................... 79c 5 bars .......................... 29c No other mill in existence could make Fisber's Blend Brand Flour, not with absolute uniformity day in and day out, even though it pos- sessed the Blend formula That is one of the reasons for our pride in "America's Finest Flouring Mills." One of the first featur0s of our plant to impress a visitor is the bat- tery of huge biffs for the storage of wheat.' Their combined capacity, is zufficient to supply the'flour needs of 40.0,.000 people for half a year. Such a large capacity makes it possible acrately to grade every incomi'ng shqment of wheat. Without it we couldn't make Fisher's Blend Brand Flour positively uniform. Immediately on its arrival at our mills for storage the wheat is classi- fied according to its composition of flour elements. Henceforth it is re- corded as certain percentages of pro- teiri,'gluten, mineral salts, and so on. Withdrawals for the milling of Fisher's Blend Brand Flour are mad from separate bins in such proper-; tions as will give the exact percent- age of each flour element required by the Blend formula. That is whT" Fisbr's Blend is the same today,  ,, last month, as ten years ago. ...,=Lg FISI'R FLOURING MILLS, CO Seattle--Tacoma---lortland lend's Aak, 00'end: 00dnll'Pu00ose,,qlour ..... I