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Friday, June 24, 1927 THE MONROE MONITOR -- Monro% Washington .... Page lv ] ] I]]] ] +++++++++++++++ + LOCAL NEWS ITEMS +, 4. +++++++ The, wth Mrs. E. tI. Swanson, Grace ,Larson and Eva Hol- lier, enjoyed an over night party at the Boy Scout camp in the Mt. Forest .district Friday and Saturday. The :girls on the trip were Sue Stuart, Hilda Felix, Betty Lou Currie, Pris- cilla Brown and Margaret MacDou- gall. The members of the I. O. O. F. en- ertained the lady Rebekahs at their annual strawberry social on Saturday evening at the I. O. O. F. hall. An attracve program of readings and vocal music was rendered, with a good time reported by all present. The pie social at the Grange hall on Tuesday evening was well attended and netted the lodge $31.25. The members of the Tualco grange were in attendance and tok part in the program rendered. Extra Special--New dress material just received. All hats in stock at reduced prices. Mrs. H. Buss, Rem- nant Shop. Alfred Johnson is building a fine new home on his Woods creek ranch, the same to be completed by July 1. Nels Nelson is the carpenter in charge of constructi.on. Fine watch repairing at J. V. Orr Jewelry. Leroy Frank Tare and Ellen Me- Kee,_gf Seattle, were marriedl at the M. E. parsonage, Thursday evening, with Rev. J. M. Hixson performing the marriage ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. McKee, parents of the bride, were the only attendants. Twenty highest grade 9x12 Wiltons $98; also best seamless Axminister $39, at Waldron Co., 1514, 6th Seattle. Eighteen members of Troop 2, Mon- roe Boy Scouts, held an out door meeting Monday evening at the high school grounds, test work being the chief business of the meeting. The boys then hiked to the gravel pit. J. A. Countryman, scoutmaster, was ha c[mrge of the expedition. About 40 members of the American legion and Legion Auxiliary enjoyed the picnic supper in the Monroe city park on Thursday evening last. Taxi for hive--Chrysler six "70" sedan. Stand Savoy hotel, phone 1293. Frank Kramer. 2tf G. H. McMann is building  house at the foot of South Blakeley" street Lew Cook, district manager oJ Skaggs Safeway stores, with offices ha Seattle, and L. S. Skaggs, district president, headquarters in California, called on the local manager, L. H. Dollarhide on Tuesday. They were here on an inspection tour of the Skaggs chain and also to make a gen- era!..prvey of the community. Extra Special--New dress material just received. All hats in stock a t - reduced prices. Mrs. H. Buss, Rem- nant Shop. Funeral services for Gloria June, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Carlson of Index, were held Sunday afternoon at Startup, wiCh the Rev. J. M. Hixson officiating. Interment was in the Sultan cemetery. The committee in charge of the Salvation Army Heart Fund drive re- ports that Monroe and vicinity have oversubscribed their quota, the exact amount to be repQrted later. Saturday evening will mark the grand opening of the retai.1 shop of the Watson bakeries in Everett. The Epworth league of the M. E. church will entertain at a lawn party WELDING Get it welded with elec- tric -- cheaper, quicker, and permanent. We weld anything and everything in metal. All work guaranteed. at the E. T. Bascom home on Sams street, Wednesday evening, June 29, at 7:39. A cafeteria luncheon will be served. Everyone is welcome md cordially invited to attend. The Frances Willard W. C. T. U. will meet at the home of Mrs. Charles J. Love on Friday afternoon, June 24. Diamonds, watches and silverware at J. V. Orr Jewelry. The Research club picnic will be held at the home of Mrs. R. B. Payne on Tuesday evening, June 28. Get that fender welded before it breaks completely. Monroe Welding Co. 14.2t The Congregational Men's club will hold the last meeting of the sea.. son on Monday evening, June 27. A pot luck supper will be served in the city park, coffee, cream anc sugar furnished. Every one invited to come and bring their baskets. When needing rugs better see Wal- dron Co., Seattle. On Wednesday evening, June 22, Mrs. Ida Finch of Seatlle, gave a very interesting and instructive talk on the Holy Land, illustrated by stere- optican views, at the home of Mrs. L. Sprau, to a very appreciative audi- ence. History of some of the events that transpired there in the past cen- tury, was the subject covered. Mrs. Finch has traveled over a reat por- tion of the globe, spending four years in Japan and China, as well as Per- sia 0nd Turkey. If you are contemplating buying a diamond see J. V. Orr first and save money. F. N. Ferrell has been :quite sick since Saturday last but is now im- proving, Mrs. Ferrell is lookhag after the office during Mr. Ferrell's ab- sence. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.-Gene Petticlere of Sultan, passed away at the Gale hospital Wednesday. The baby was born on June 20. Miss Helen Rowe, nurse at the Gale hospital, returned to duty the first of the week after two weeks spent at the home of her parents in Grand- view. A. H. Wallace of Orting, Mr. ann Mrs. H. G. Ellis and daughter, Marie, were tlae week end guests of Mr. and Mrs.  K. Paul, south Lewis street. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Forseth had as Sunday guests, Mr. and Mis. Stephen Forseth and Mr. and Mrs. G. Van all of Seattle. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our many friends for their kindness and sympathy during the sickness and at the death of our beloved father, M. Brady. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Lillemoen, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Brady, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McCord, Mr. an4 Mrs. P. M. Laizure. 4.++ + + OBITUARY + +++++++++++ CHARLES RAYMOND HILLIER Chas. Raymond Hillier, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Hillier of Sultan, died of pneumonia at the age of fourteen months, at the Monroe General hos- pi.tal, June 15, 1927. Charles was born in Sultan, April 12, 1926. Private [funeral services were held Saturday, [June 18, at 1:30, at the chapel of Purdy and Sons, the Rev. J. Morgan Lewis officiating, Mrs. E. L. Purdy rendering the musical service. The remains were shipped to the Washeqi crematory in Seattle for cremation. JOSEPH S. LUCI Joseph S. Luci, died at the Wash- ington State reformatory, Monroe, June 17, 1927, at the age of eighteen years. Deceased is survived by his moth_er and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Stillwell, who reside at Toppenish, where the body was shipped for inter- ment. Purdy & Sons, funeral direc- tors. VERNA JUNE DEAN. Verna June Dean, the infant son ef Mr. and Mrs. Archie Dean of Skyko- mish, passed away June 19, 1927. Funeral services were held at the Purdy chapel, June 20, wth the Rev. Mrs. J. M. SteVens officiating. In- terment in the I. O. O. F. cemetery. He leaves to mourn his loss his par- ents, one sister, Mildred, age 10 years and one brother, Robert, age 8 year. Cashmere--Last five cars of 1926 ORDINANCE 230. An ordinance relating to public health and morals, regulating public i dances and the conduct of dance halls, 19roviding for the licensing thereof, requiring the holding of a permit by persons engaged in the conduct of dance halls and providing a penalty tor the violation thereof. Be it ordained by the council of the town of Monroe: Section 1. As used in this ordi'- nance, the term "public dance" shall be construed to mean any dance or ball to which the public, generally, may gain admission, with or withou the pavment of adlmission fees and shall i,nclude any dance or ball to which the public, generally, may gain admission, with or without the pay- ment of an admission fee, where meals or food are served in connec- tion with said dance. The term "dance hall' shall be con- strued to mean any room, hall, pavi- lion, boat, float, building or other structure kept for the purpose of conducting therein public d/races or dancing, and shall include what is commonly known as a roadlhouse or chicken dinner inn, where dancing 5 permitted by the patrons of said road- house or inn. Section 2. No person, co-partner- ship or corporation shall hold any public dance without first obtai.ning a permit and license from the mayor, following the payment to the city treasurer of a license fee of $4.00 for each such permit or license granted, nor shall any person, association, co- partnership or corporation conauct or maintain any dance hall cr any other place where dancing is con- ducted as herein provided, without first procuring a license so to do, from the mayor. Licenses for public dtances, dance halls or any place where dancing is carried on, except as here- in provided, shall be issued by the year or by the quarter, as requested bv the applicant. No license to cot- duct dance halls or public dances shall be granted until application for said license has been approved by the mayor, provided, further, that no ap- plicati.on for a license shall be ap- proved nor any license granted to any uerson who is not of goo@ moral char- acter. No such license shall be granted to any corporation, but if any dance hall be conducted as herein provided by a corporation, a license shall be issued to the manager or any other directing head thereof. No person, associ.ation, co-partner- ship or corporation shall conduct or maintain any public dance except s herein provided, without first obtain- ing a permit from the mayor. A per- mit for a public dance shall entitle the holder thereof to conduct such dance on the date and at the place specified in the permit. Section 3. The license fee or tax for public dance halls shall be $4.00. Section 4. Any license granted hereunder to conduct a dance hall or public dance, except as herein pro- vided, may be revoked by the mayor, after a hearing held on ten (10) days: written notice thereof, and the action of said mayor in revoking any such license shall be final and conclusive. Each licensee accepting a license hereunder shall be deemed to have consented to the provisions of this ection, with respect to the cancella- tion of licenses. No license granted hereunder shall be transferrable, without the consent of the mayor, nor shall any public dance or dance hall be conducted at any other place than tha specified in the license therefor. Section 5. No person, association, co-partnership or corporation operat- "rag a public dance or public dance call shall issue to any patron of such public dance or public dance hall any check, pass, ticket or other token au- thorizing such patron to leave the i public dance hall n which such pub- l lic dance is being conducted;, and to return to the same without charge, but any patron who leaves such pub- lic dance or hall shall, upon his return thereto, be required by the person, association, co-partnership or corpora- tion operating or conducting such dance or public dance hall, to the full admission fee. Section 6. No immoral, indecent, mggestive or obscene dance shall be given or carried on in any building, room, hall, pavilion or other place licensed under the provision of this ordinance. Every such building, hall, room, pavilion or other place used for public dancing shalLbe kept in a clean, healthful and sanitary condi- tion, and all dance halls, corridors, stairways, passages and rooms con- nected therewith shall at all times be open to the public and be fully lighted. Secti.on 7. No public dance or dance apple crop go to market, hall shall be conducted or operated between the hours of 1 a. m. and 6 Ronald--School district will build a. m. on any day or night of the week M0[08 WsIdi[ bU- i gymnasium wth bonds already voted, andshall nObe publiCconducteddanCeor Oroperateddance hallbe_ tween the hours of 1 a. m. of any Andrews Blacksmith B.R. EMSLEY, of Seattle Sunday and 6 a. m. the following PIANO AND ORGAN TUNER Monday. Section 8. It shall be unlawful to Will be in Monxoe on or about WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29 Leave orders at Savoy HOtel Shop Monroe, Washington conduct, operate or carry on any so- called jitney dance, and further, it shall be unlawful to conduct, operate or carry on any public dance or dance hall wherein or whereby any female nerson shall receive any compensa- tion of any_kinc for dancing with any male person, provided that this sec;. tion shall not apply to a pavement dance, held out of doors. Section 9. All peace officers of the state of Washington shall have free access to public dances and dance halls, for the purpose of inspection and to enforce compliance with the provisions of this ordinance. Section 10. No person under the age of eighteen years shall be per- mitted to attend any public dance or dance hall, without the escort of his or her parent or guardian, andt no per- son under age of 16 shall be admitted with or with escort, and any person under the age of eighteen years who :shall, by an affirmative mlsrepresen- tation of age, obtain admission to or i permission to remain at any public i dance or dance hall, shall be guilty of [a misdemeanor, and punished as here- inafter set forth. Section 11. No person under the in- fluence of intoxicating liquor shall be permitted to or allowed to remain at or in any public dance or chance hall, and no boi, sterous conduct or undue familarity shall be allowed on the part of any person attending any pub- lie dance or dance hall, and any per- son found guilty of violating this sec- tion shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and puni, shed as hereinafter set forth. Section 12. Any person or corpora- tion violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdeameanor and upon conviction thereof, shall be punihedl by a fine m any sum not exceeding one hundrcd ($100.00) dollars or by imprisonmer.t in the city jail for a period not ex- ceeding thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Section 13. Whenever or wherever an officer or officers are required to police a public dance, the expense thereof shall be borne by the dance licensee. Section 14. This ordinance shall take effect and be enforced 30 days from and after ts passage and; pub- lication. Introduced June 22, 1927. Passed June 22, 1927. Published June 24, 1927. WALTER S. CAMP, Attest: Mayor. E. L. PURDY, Clerk. FOR SALE- 200, four-month-old White Leghorn pullets. Inquire of Carl Hoover, Florence camp, three miles east of Monroe. 15-2t* FOR SALEModern 7-room house, good condition, acre tract, berries and fruit; $1,650 easy terms; 233 Ferry street. 15-f FOR RENT- Garage; 223 South Madison, Monroe. 15-3t FOR RENT--Two nice housekeeping rooms in good condition, Hallan building. Inquire Mrs. Hallan, phone 1104. It I/ l [] llll/[]l Bread is :pour Best Food-- eat more of it/ Matchless Food--BREAD Sturdy, rosy, bursting with health are the kiddies whose wise mothers insist upon lots of Bread.  Bread-and-milk, Bread with soup, hot chocolate, stewed fruit, golden honey, pure fruit jelly. Here's both food and feast. WATSON'S BREAD is the children's own food--100 per cent pure and delicious. Ask your grocer.    k a:son s Baker's' 00I0011. /lll/l00l00lll W tson s Bakery Reduced Prices On All BETTER COATS Both Sports and Dressy Styles Coats, that until a few days ago were marked at much higher prices --now reduced for immediate clearance. l ' Styles that are authentic! Quality that is unusually high! prices that present great savings. Briefly this is the story: Sixty Coats in sizes 16 to to 46 reduced to $29.50. Fifty three Coats sizes 16 to 44, reduced to $39.50. And all remaining coats (there arc only eight) now priced at $55 and $59.50. When Chaffee's Announce Reductions It's Worth a Speffial Trip of Many Miles.  ' Special Dress Values a $15 Colby Avenue Everett Special Coa Values at $10