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.m., /; T X Fttttr's BI.ENo FLotzr we ]:ave striven to produce a l L: cadsluff that is beyond a 1| ,,eli. ,mpcti/ion. True, it costs the lm3cr a little In,we than other })t'Pl]flq, ])HI lit' C:tll'[ dject, because it gives hbI1 ]K'tcx" ]Jrc::,l ".':tltlc. ]i autual be1 iHt; tests conducted in impartial I';:LStrrU lzd.,at,: its llllller scientific condi- li,,ii. },'isliEi's l,ii:Xl) I:LC)UR has rel)eatedly l,r,)e,1 th.t it wi!l })'!!-.e ll/ole and larger loaves of ])et[tr brea(! to) 111c !iven quatltity than any o|]lvr tlolu- ou ihe Illat-kct today. \\;Vc t:md rt:.ly 1o pr,,ve this to the satisfac- tion (f ;l! D" l.'rson desiring proof. I:tslll:l:'S ]'[i x;I) i% [lot a cheap tt0ur, from the imrcha.o price Mandpoint; lint it is the clw,q..-t tt,mr yt/tl Call buy. if you arc after reults, value and efficiency. COSTS M'ORE PER ACK T COSIS LESS PElt LOAF :2. m t ,.., Paittt Your Own 5arriage "AMERICA'S FINEST FLOURING MILLS" 13,000 MilLs ARK GRINDING FLOUR IN THIS COUNTRY They are turning out all sorts of flour: good, bad and indifferent! Fisher's Blend Flour You can do it yourself and at little expense. It's easy to give it a beautiful, hard, brilliant, varnish-gloss finish in black or rich appropriate colors. ACHe" OgAz/00 CARRIAGE PAINT (Neal' is made especially to give to buggies, carriages and vehicles ot all kinds, a tough, durable, glossy finish that will look ,cell and wear well. An ideal finish for settees, flower stands, porch furniture, garden tools and all surfaces that must with- stand exposure and hard usage. Ready to brush on and the label tells how. @ THE== =00GRANGE"[ Conducted by J. W. DARROW. Chathsm. N. Y., Editor of the 2Yew York Stat Grale I'eVitlO I EXPERIMENT STATION. Recommendations of the New York State Grange. Each year there is a standing com- mittee of the New York state grange appointed to visit the experiment sta- tion at Geneva, N. Y., with which the grange is working In harmonious re- lations. The station is under the able management of Dr. W. tI. Jordan. and its function, as fixed by law. is to con- duct experiments and investigations for the promotion of agricultural sci- ence, to perform and report to the commissioner of agriculture such an,d- yses and other expert scientific work as said commissioner shall request, publish bulletins and reports and in other ways to promote agriculture in its various branches. There are now thirty persons in the scientific sta- tion of the institution, and the total number employed there, including la- borers, is seventy. The total amount appropriated by the state for station CALVIN J. RUSON, NEW YORK COMMIS- SIONER OF AGnlCULTURE. purposes is $95,S00. There is urgent need for new buildings, particularly fro" administration and demonstration purposes, and there is up place now on the station grounds suitable for tim as- sembling of a large audience except out of doors. The committee of the grange recommended an immediate ap- propriation of sufficient size for the erection'of a building as above describ- ed and an annual al)IU'ol,riation of s sufficient sum for s:tlaries to enable the dh'ector to retain the services of the best eqntpped men that money ran hire and so prevent the removal of dc sirable men to otfier institutions and. third, an appropriation of a sufficient size to enable the director to (.patinae investigations heretofore begun rctat ing to the grape industry of Chautau qua county. A Progressive Grange. Irondequoit IN. Y. grange abou, eleven years ago organized a stock company, incorl)orated under the state law. the company being known as the lroudequolt Coal and Supply company. capital stock $5,0(0. In a few years it increased its capital stock to $15, 000, and now it is $25,000. The t= , == s  MONROE company owns five acres of land near 9pfllflfla HaPflaPp / the city line, three large warehouses, a HvummnMu mmumu tv um JV, WASH. basket factory, one large coal chute, a " grain elevator and milling outfit. Its ......................... real estate is valued at $25,000. and the ___ __ last inventory showed that every dol | THE C. F. ELWELL MARKET I htr invested lu s:ock in the concern is II . i worth $2.30. It declares a 1O per cent __  - . dividend annually and leaves the bal- The Choicest Meats Are Always to 1 ance in the business. In 1911 the busi- I Be Found Here 1 hess of the company amounted to $149,- I 917.40. Some of the large items of | THE OLD RELIABLE PIOVISION HOUSE business are these, denoting the num- I I ber of ears unloaded last year: Oats. I 76; hay, 76; corn in ear, 13; shelled ........... corn, 12; soft coal, 185; hard coal, 110. OH The company handles everything a I farmer needs. When the company was TUB- OPIIIIIIIIIlllII I1' n nu", lorganized tt paid its manager $4 a t IH[ 5LANgIIAVIAN liAR ]week. Now it pays him $35. ................... t I ,A "'" T FIED OAIDELL Prnnrit-- el The Norway (Me.I grange "is tO be ....  v t. ......  / congratulated on its fine hall. The size & !- .__ I " s 9  .,, l t of the building is 38 by 70 feet, twosto- | . ropunar sen[lemon S eor][ t / ries and basement- The first story con- t -  [ talns the dining room. kitchen and pan- $ Com,qete Stock of ] try. The second floor is devoted to the r ]use of the grange. A large hall with K r,, /stage and anterooms occupies this floor. | wines, LIquors anti t.,Igars ;/The hall cost $7.250. and the furnish- ..... /lngs bring the total amount up to near- ! Years 0t experience and courteous treatment of ]y $o,ooo. a'h stage scenery was | patrons is res.onsible for our success. |[ o',a, y llT/:kt::e[heodnh- g ##@#,@@#@#@# I lence Itself. A notable feature of the hall Is a stained glass window as a me- morial to the children who contributed ] . "Twelve Stories" of Solid Comfore'| to it. ii a restful bed, good meals, aDsolutel [_.'l]j security and convenient location./I 11 ! That's what it means t stay at thel t J_.....r . a,, t HOTEL SAVOY / I I IIi In the very center of things--theatres and|I lL..mgll department stores on both sides. Buildingl I absolutely fireproof--concrete, steel and|l "-" " = marble, Rates, $1.00 per day up. /I Write for Free Map of Seattle's Buslnes Diitrlet I [ /' Seattle's Golden Potlatoh, JulT" 15-20, 1912 / ] f l to the hall fund. Norway grange is in a flourishing condition. It has nearly 300 members and is a decided influence in the community for all that is helpful The hall stands In evidence of what granges when united can accom- plish not only for themselves, but for their home town. The Work In Now Hampshlre. New Hampshire state grange has or- ganized a contest in literary work in which a small prize will be given the ubordinate grange in each of the twenty-seven deputy districts for su- perior excellence. Every grange may have a score of fifty points at each two meetings In the month. Discus- sions count twenty, essays fifteen, vo- cal and instrumental music five each, addresses ten, recitations ten, dramas forty, farces twenty. The contest be- gan Feb. 1 and ends $ept. 80, , | I 13m in| I lhe [a{lle to Stre0m I His Dramatic Model loudly By WILLIAM G. POMEROY I Ferguson, who wrote plays, argued that it artists need models why not playwrights? But where are the play- to00o, At Monroe Wash Ferguson was engaged to be mar-  ried to a young lady to whom plays, ro- mam.es--indeed, all ideal things-were as real as they were objects of art to The tO uch little aglc in- 'lew s to ze Be Awarded her betrothed. It had often occurred to him when he desired a model for some espe('ial scene to deceive her into a like situation and put her words into the month of his character. trouble was that he (.ouldn't bear to subject her to a strain. She was such a delicate, sensitive, clinging thing that he was afraid any tragic experience would result in positive in- Jury to her. However. at one time he had in view I a play in which the hero confesses to the heroine, whom he loves and who loves him, that he is a criminal. love for him is so strong that she can- not discard him, but consents to de- vote herself to him for life in an en- deavor to help him outlive the effects of his crime and become a self re- specting and respected citizen. Late it turns out that he has confessed to a crime committed by his brother, whom he desires to, save. Ferguson knew that if he made such a confession to his Rosalie she would take it all in earnest. It would be a serious business for the girl. But he would get a model for an emotion that would result in certain fame and pro- spective profits. Surely Rose would forgive him when she knew why he had deceived her, especially when comforts would accrue from the royal- ties that come as a result of the de- ception. There was a side issue to the matter that was tempting. It would be love- ly to have Rose act according to his i ideal--that is. to show such love for him that she would cling to him de- spite his crime. And the denouement would be very pleasurable. One night he called upon his fiance and before she came down to receive him hid one of these little phonograph- ic machines for taking in the human voice under the sofa in order that he might put her exact words into the di- alogue of his play. She stepped play- fully into the room, but stopped on the threshold, observing the dreadful ex- pression he had assumed. "Oh. Harry, what ls it?" "Rose, sweetheart, how can I tell you !" "'Tell me what? Speak at once!" "I cannot." "You must. Don't fear for me. ! can bear It." "'1 don't know how 1 could have done it." "Done what?" "Rose. in a moment of madness ! was tempted to"-- "What?" "Commit a forgery." The little machine under the sofa was getting it all down. There was now a brief interval, a moment of fear- ful suspense for the hero, one of emo- tional indecision for the heroine. Fer- guson had made an attempt to put the dialogue in his play. using his inven- tive powers. Thus far the real and the ideal coincided. The next lines, as he had written them, spoken by the hero- ine were, "Oh. Harry, how could you have done it!" But when Rose spoke them they were different. She stood looking at him with a heaving bosom and flashing eyes. Then, pointing, she q)oke her part: "'You Just walk out of that door, and don't let me ever see you again!" Ferguson was astonished, not only that she coul'd treat him thus, but that she should show so much strength un- der the ordeal. "Is there no hope?" he moaned. "Hope! No! Haven't you been fool- ing me with your high toned talk about honor and integrity and all that, and yet you have been weak enough to commit the most contemptible of crimes. I'd rather have had you com- mit murder." "Rose. if you cant me off 1 shall go down, down. from this point, becom- ing at last a hopeless wreck on the sands. With you to lean on"-- "l don't want a man to lean on me. 1 prefer to lean on a man, thank you." Ferguson stood looking at her for a few moments; then a sickly smile broke over his face. "As a model for an Ideal, self aacrl- ricing woman who loves her lover so well that she will cling to him, though he confesses himself a criminal, you're not a success." "'What do you mean?" "Tve been stuffing you. I wanted to see how you would act if I confessed myself a criminal." "'Well. i hope you're satisfied." "1 am. I won't make any more such confessions." "1 don't think you will." "Why?" "'Because i don't want a lover who will nse me for any such purpose. tood evening and goodby." And she swept out of the rmm. Ferguson spent more thought on ap- peasing her than he gave to his 0lay. However, be succeeded in time and 18 now married and is still a playwright. The incident revolutionized his worl He abandoned the heroic and turned a complete somersault into realism and happened to have the faculty for working realistic scenes In with what are commonly called the dramatic laws. but which ar at bottom human uature. Speakin$ - Music-Danci,$ A Happy Time Assured for All Citizens, Ranchers and Loggers of Monroe and Vicinity Big Free Fraternal and Civic Orfler F II P A RAIl [---- AT 9:3{I SHARP BUCKING CONTEST SHINGL PACKIH HARNESS "BABY CONTEST SHOW Big Program of Athlelic Evenls For Young and Old C llAMi'10NSlllg Base Ball flame Plan to Celebrate in a Town that Has a Reputa- tion for Entertaining. Excursion Rates on all Railroads Lsee Small Bills for rarUculars