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Page Eight THE MONROE MONITOR -- Monroe, Wasbinon ....... / Friday, June 4, 1926 R. J. STRETCH COMPANY ,THE STORE OF THE PEOPLE I Stretch's High GradeCoffee Stretch's High Grade Cocoa All Coffee--No in All Cocoa--No Tin 50c lb.--3 lbs., $1.45 25c per pound ONE MILLION CUPS IN 1925 25c 2 for ......................................................................... KILLOGG'S BRAN FLAKES 1Oc Per pkg ................................................................. i Stretch's High Grade Tea All Tea--No Tin /] ,,-lb. pkg. 35c--1-1b. pkg. 65c 4 g, MAYONNAISE -- Stretch's High TIIOUSAND ISLAND Grade--Thore Is None Better New--Different---Delicious One-half Pint, 20c--Pint, 40c One-half Pint. 20cPint, 40c (Fresh Every Day) (Fresh Daily) ,,, -----'---) Specials For the Week Beginning June 7th 49c 2 lbs. for ................................................................ BUTTER CRACKERS 21c Per pkg ................................................................. ALBE'S FLAPJACK FLOUR 31c Take a package on that camping' trip ........... 21C No. 21/: can, per can ............................................ heads for 16c FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH AND 5TH--Fresh Crisp Washington Head Lettuce ...................................... " .................. 3 SUGAR SPECIAL EVERY SATURDAY AT WHOLESALE OR LESS--NEW DELIVERY SCHEDULE--Four Town Deliveries Daily--9 and 11 a. m.--2 and 4 p. m. PHONE 1533--1543 R.J. STRETCH CO.--The Best Place to Shop, After All WAREHOUSE 261 NEWS FROM THE STATE CAPITOL Various Items of Public Inter- est From the Seat of State Government in a Brief and equipment or the rights to a. terri- Since Washington began taxing in- tory. Reports to the department for lheritances, bequests to charitable the first quarter this year show]or public institutions have been num- stage earnings amounted to $790,098]erous, but property willed to a com- as compared with $711,403 for the[munity has been exceedingly rare. first quarter of 1925 and' $759,67b The second caison for the construe- :or 1924. tion of the Vantage Ferry bridge When John Tort died he left the piers was launched last week, the bulk of his property to the town of state highway department has been Concise Form. Wilson Creek. Since then the state notified. The contractors already inheritance tax division has been had made good progress on the east ----'----- trying to determine whether the. be- side approach. Vantage ferry bridge Conditional sales of stage lines quest should be taxed for state ben- is the only one in the state where are not recognized' by the de.rt-) elite and has about concluded that caissons'have been sunk to build ment of public works, a ruling just[ since courts have held that title the piers for a highway bridge. On made warns coach owners. The de- I passes immediately upon the death the west side the pier goes down to partment takes the position that pab*] of a testator and a municipality can bed rock 80 feet below the bed of senger stage operators must be re- / not be taxed, .WilsonCreek.will not the river. The Columbia river is re- spohsible persons and will not trans-| have to snare me Iuna' wltn me state ported to be fourteen feet above nor- fer a certificate to a person who ltreasury. The estate was too small real at Vantage ferry and probably has only paid an imtallment on his lto attract federal tax gatherers, will continue to rise until the end of June. State highway engineers fig- uring the height of Columbia River bridge base their calculations on the 1894 flood, when water reached the Oregonian building on Sixth Street in Portland, flooded the railroad' sta- tion in Wallula, and reached the Old Umatilla House at The Dalles. There has never beefi a seriousflood since, but 1894 taught the engineers that the danger always is present at the beginning of summer. It's just as well for coporations which have to make a showing of their capitalization to tell the truth about it, for inquiries are invariamy directed to Secretary of State J. Grant Hinkle, and he responds with the exact data on file in his office. During the past week three copora- tion officials made affidavits that If Mrs. Lawrence Moore of this city will present this coupon at the Vanity Box it will" entitle her to a facial. THE VANITY BOX, Miss Sleighter, Operator. WATCH THESE SPACES -- YOU MAY BE NEXT! HARM ON'S THE CHEERFUL SERVICE STORES MONROE SNOHOMISH If Mrs. L. H. Young will pre- sent this coupon at Harmon's it" will entitle her to a real serviceable Japanese Parasol. }IARMON'S. I " Harmon's High Spots HAVE YOU HEARD? The man who is always right, is always a nuisance. Teacher: "Now, that you have learned about the rhinoc- eros, can you tell me any other animal that has a horn and is dangerous to mankind?" Pupil: "Please, yes--a au- tomobile." Mrs. Knagg: "Did the doc- tor ask to see your tongue?" Husband: "No, I told him about yours and he ordered me away for a rest." Rastus: "Wot was all dat fighting 'bout at yo' house last night, Rufus ?" Rufus: "Oh dat was de furniture man collecting his ' easy' payments." Worry. is tim interest we pay on borrowed trouble. Harmon's Daily Specials Starts Ends Saturday, June 5th Friday, June 1 l th SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH-- Boys' Solid Leather Belts. The popu- lar wide belt in a regular 75c qual c Each ...................................................... Men's Ifigh Grade Suspenders. 38 inches long, strong elastic webbing. Per pair ........................................................ 59 Ladies' Waterproof Kitchen Aprons. Greater wear for less money. Each 490. MONDAY, JUNE 7TH-- Men's Genuine English Broadcloth Shirts. This superior finish material stands hard wear and severe washing. Grey, Tan and White colors. Collar at- tached style only. Each .................. $1.50 Kotex in regular size. Per box ........ 39c TUESDAY, JUNE 8TH-- Men's Munsing Athletic Union_ Suits. Fine count Nainsook with the famous Munsing closed crotch. Sizes 36 to 48. Each ...................................................... 85c Children's Cotton Vests. A good fit.. ting, tailored top garment, in ages 6 to 19c 16. Each .............................................. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9TH-- 5fen's Hickory. Work Shorts. Full cut with exceptionally long double yoke. You've paid as high as $1.50 for this cuality. Each .................................. $1.00 Ladies' Outing Hats. Retmlar 75c val- ue. Each ................................................ 59c THURSDAY, JUNE 10TH-- Ladies' Fabric Dress Gloves. Season's new colors and styles. Over 60 pair to select from. Per pair ................... : $1.00 Boys' Fancy Sweaters. Popular slip- over style in sizes 4 to ]8 years. Of- fered at an unusually low price. Each .................................................... $1.98 FRIDAY. JUNE 11TH-- Men's Fancy Dress Socks. A clean-up price on values to 50c. Per pair ...... 29c 58 inch Mosquito Bar. White, Black or Green colors. Per yard ................ 13c Pure Jersey Silk Bandeau Brassieres. All pastel colors. Each ........................ 79c We Will Guarantee That Harmon's Daily Specials Are a Great Saving to You Compare these prices with the same quality goods elsewhere and the difference will astonish you. Trade at Harmon's and save l HARMON'S MONROE STORE--PHONE 183 their capitalization was much morel Monroe is preparing to hold a big than the secretary's records indi- July Fourth celebration and' the busi- cared, and somewhere a trio of of- ness men appointed a committee to ficials are being obliged to explain the discrepency. Secretary Hinkie points out the fdct that a corpora- tion might be misled by attorney's errors into believing they had in- creased' their capital stock. Instances have been discovered where new pa- pers were filed with the county au- ditor but not sent to the secretary of state. The actual filing must be made at Olympia and the addition- al fees must be aid to the state, otherwise it doesn t count. The fil- ing with a county auditor provides a local record. ++++++++++++++++'+ TWENTY YEARS AGO ** ++++++++++++++++++ From Menitor Files of June 8th, 1906 Messrs. Sanders and Campbell of the Monroe Mercantile Co. have bought the two-acre tract on Main Street lately occupied' by Carl Stef- caise the funds. The Commercial club are planning on giving a smoker next Tuesday evening, at which a big time is ex- meted.. H. E. Pearsall is building an ad- dition to his house on Madison Street and will occupy it with his family as soon as the schools close ia Everett. ++++++++++++++++++ LOCAL NEWS ITEMS  4, ++++++++++++++++* The exercises of the 3Oth annuaI commencement of the Washington State College at Pullman will be held June 17th at 10 o'clock according to an invitation to attend received at the Monitor office this morning. The Monroe Commercial Club wit[ postpone their regular meeting front Monday, June 7, to Mond'ay, June 14, fen and belonging to F. M. Lewin. on account of the Chautauqua. Mr. and Mrs. John Joyce ocf Cher-I daMOu%% ll play at Arlington Sun- ry Valley left last week .for a visit 1 in Minnesota. .r The Wagner mill has practica ly Mrs S B Moo  i at*nding the closed down. A few more days of . .; .,=_ .  (planer mill operation will see the end Grand ,.cage oi me eoeKans m e-lo f this industry which has been attle this week and at which time buzzing along for so many years and she will take the Grand Lodge has proved a big money mallet for its degree, owners. Mrs. Jane Berry is suffering from The Catholic ladies will hold a food a severe case of blood poisoning in sale at the Mercantile Co. store on the left hand. Saturday, June 12. akes, biscuits, Mr. and 1Wrs. M. Treadwell and children arrived from Wenatchee yes- terday and are visiting at Mrs. dl's sister, Mrs. A. H. Buck. J. F. Warner of Sultan was in ;own yesterday. Mrs. Holmquist gave a party for Mary and Thurston Holmquist last Sunday afternoon which was attend- ed by a number of their young friends. Mrs. Gee. Austin is visiting her mother in Seattle. Mrs. Chester Darbee left Monday to join her husband who has a sta- tion at Briday Veil on the O. W. R. ,doughnuts and cookies will be on sale. Don't forget this date when you go to do your buying on that date. The following births were reported' from the Monroe General Hospital for the month past: On May z a daughter was born to Mr. and' Mrs. Carl White, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Lane on May 17, a son to Mr. and Ms. Mike Pearson on May 15, a sin, to Mr. and Mrs. Thee Irish on May 19, a son to Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Purdy on May 21, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Myrick on May 21, a son' to MI. and Mrs. Connie Cedergreen on May 23, and a son to Mr. and Mrs. J. I. & N. Ry., on the Columbia River, in Miller of ])uvall on May 25. Oregon. ..... - m-uk Mr. and iVfrs. Jerry Doughlas. of -"*ova ;mt.was.over zrom _,a Gold Bar have purchased the L. P; Tuesaa making n]mselz imenmy ." Y'.; ........ , ..... 2 err cherry orchard cons!slnng o x arl w. wlnney, uJJ.Uu.,r .,.,.,,, the resaw at Stephens Mill, got his three acres or more located m t'arz clothes caught in the cogs of the r:[ Pl3ce'th Mr" ta00ilM00];oD%00o0000a00ar000000 saw Tuesday afternoon ann suer . a bad' body bruise in ad!dtion to the near future. . .. tearing all the clothes from above Prof. Rho(le nas een on cne pan- the waist off his body. ish list for a week or ten days. .He T. N. Bennett and F. E. Ferguson has been navigating thru a flu sick- left for Pullman yesterday to be in ness and which is no joke when you attendance at a reception of the Ag- get it right, or rather when it gets ricultural Experiment Station to the lyou. It has go.t an awful grip once farmers of the state, it gets a-going. | June Toilet Goods SALE JUNE -- THE BEAUTY MONTH Never in its history has the United Drug Company offered thru this Rexall Drug Store, such an alluring as- sortment of toilet items for a' special purpo,se. During the entire month of June--The Beauty )/[onth- you may try the new products that have re- cently been created, and you also may obtain many of your favorite preparations at greatly reduced prices. We know that this opportunity to save on well known, high quality toilet articles will appeal to you and :that you will take advantage of this exclusive offering of your Rexall Drug Store- Where you Save with Safety. --AT YOUR SERVICE ALL THE TIME-- Camp-Riley Drug Co. Drugs and Gifts MONROE, WASHINGTON