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MONROE MONITOR-TRANSCR00PT TWELFTH YEAR. NO. 30 MONROE. SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASH., FRIDAY, JULY '22, 1910. $1.00 PER YEAR Big Combination Mill al New Valley Town The announcement is made that a site Ilas been secured at the new Cherry Valle.,; townsite for a combination mill to be put in by interests connected with the H. C. Balcom Lumber Co', of Seat- tle arid Winona, Minn. The firm is known as the largest manufac- turer of shingles in the w.,rld. They have two big mills atBal- lard and other mills at various places around the Sound. The new mill up tide valley will be known as the Andrews & Bal- corn mill. Mr. Andrews has been in the mill business on Lak, Washing:,on for some years and is now coming down into the Snoqualmie valley and has inter- ested Mr. Balcom in the new proposition. It is intended to put in a good sized mill at once ann ground enough has been se- aured for a site to make it possi- ble to greatly enlarge the plant Candidates File for C0ugly Office With less than sixty days until seems to be alone in the race for re-election as assessor_ Ralph C. Bell may and may not have opposition lor the attorneyship. C. H. Bakeman is a candidate to succeed himself as coroner, the primaries in which to make I W.F. Martin, who has served their campaigns, the candidates I for some years as deput), clerk, for count)" office have bobbed up] is a candidate for the office, and very quickly the past week and lwithout opposition and is the the woods will soon be ful: of lbes equipped man who can be them. found for the place, In the commissionership. Jim John F. Birney wants t be McCulh)ch can rest quietly (m county engineer again, but it account of his election to the seems likely that he will have: four-year term. Jordan's time opposition in the person of Elmer] ends, and alter inoculating the Lenfest. county business with some of the For county superintendent spirit, of real corporation methods George Lancaster, of Arlington, and leaving his mlbress for all J el Davis, of Stanwood, and time on its work, lie now retires Miss Lizzie Jones, of Marysille, to a more peaceful and satisfac I are in the race. lion giving career. Mr. Jordani Monroe has a candidate for U. will -eceive the thanks of Snoho S. senator in the person of Frank mish county people in the years Erickson. to come. To sacred him annm- Sad Drowning, of ---too many almost to mention. ,oc,+o a Young Engineer drew Zanga, J. A. McGhie, Thos. in the future It will be located on tile river with connections] C" Fleming, C. Christenson, all with both the  aih'oads. The of Everett, A. H. Holcomb. of firm now has men in the v oods[Snhmish' and S. J, ,ills, of looking over some large timber Everett, is said to be another. propositions, In the first district A. L. Wil- The new O'Neil Gowan mill IInte is a candidate to succeed will commence .fretting shingles himself and will be opposed by early next wee'_ The switch has Frank I. Anderson, of Granite been connected with both roads. Falls, a son of the redoubtable This new valley iq,dustry has been John of former fame. L. O. Stubb completed at a cost of $25,000. will be another candidate. Affairs at the new town are J. H, Mack, an Everett alder progressing rapidly. The new man. will oppose George Deer main street has been graded andt ing's campaign for re-election. makes a splendid 80-foot boule ]P. T. Lee has apparently noop- yard through town. The Mil-[ponent for the auditorship, and waukee has picked out is depot i none has appeared against C. L. site two blocks norther the G.N.]Lawry. Billy WtfitfiAd also David J. Hedges. son of the president of the Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Co., of Seal, tie, was drowned in the Skyko- mish river Saturday afterno(m, just above the G. N. bridge. He was in a canoe with another young engineer named Dowd when the canoe was capsized by being swirled by the current against the breakwater of the bridge. Dowd got close to the edge and waded out, but young Hedges, .who is l: rge for hm age and a good swimmer, trusted [ himself to the current in the con ] ter of the stream He called out I that lie was all right, but that @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ WHY The Cherry Valley Country? @ 0 @ @ 0 @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ 0 @ @ @ @ 0 @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ 0 0 , 0 9 @ @ O 0 @ [ g -  " ,|.r i : LOOK AT THE MAP @ -@ -,g @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ 0 was the last show of life he made. as he evidently got sucked under and his body disappeared, to be found later neat- tile wagon br:dge. The young man was a very popular member of the Broadway high ache)l, his fraternity, the Arctic club and Ihe boys" club of the Congregational church, and was spending his vacation with tile engineering corps previous to going east to colleze in the fall. The remains were taken in charge by Undertaker Barrels and ship ped to Seattle for interment. Monroe Found I0 be A Prosperous Cily Sedro Woolley 'Pimes-- W C O,ddington and s(m, Wattel'. Arthur Douglas. George Rugs- dale and Elwood Johnson. the latter of LaConner, formed an automobile party for Monroe last Sunday. The weather being fine and the roads good the trip was a pleasant one indeed. Wlfile in Monroe the p;trty was entertained at the hospitabh home of Mr. and r,. S R. Mc Gowan, Mack as he is familiarv known here in Sedro Woollev, has recently established a ]adie furnishing and dry goods slore, and it is a ve, y neat establish mentand he is doing a thrivin business. While in Monroe w ('ailed at the Steam Laundry f(, achat with our old friends Mr. and Mrs. Scott. Things around their place of business, we are glad to say, look prosperous, and Rolly says he is doing anne bus iness. T. W. Stranger is an- other of our Sedro.Woolley rel,- resentatives, and is doing well. We were very much surprised at the little city of Monroe as we had it fixed in our minds as a little one-horse town of not mucii consequence, but instead we found a thriving litlle city of about 2500 and exerything and everybody up and scorning.' At this lime the Milwaukee railway is grading it.o Monroe where the read will make a junction, one line running to Everett and another point towards Sedro Woolley en roule to Bellingham and Vancouver Tim people of Monroe are tile kind tha , will build a town, and you just wateh her grow. Monitor-Transcript $1 HILDA THE HELPER IV.--She Sends News: to the Paper Hilda the Helper never let a single chance escape her a piece of "booming news" to get and SEND IT TO THE PAPER. She never let a chance go by to boost the place; she'd grab it and poke it in the public eye--THE THINO BECAME A HABIT. Kilda the Helper helped herself and likewise all her neighbors to profit in the way of pelf by rea- son of her labors. Monroe E,lerlains Imp0rla,l Visil0r Ex-Sen. John L. Wilson was in Monroe Tuesday and spent a few hours visiting with citizens and advancing his candidacy for re-elction to the Senate. He greatly pleased all who met him with hisgenial good nature, fund of anecdote and historical incident in connection with the settlemen Big Minslrel Show Coming Next Week The Palace of Revelry, the irst Part, which starls tl,e run- aakingwith Richards & Prin gle's Minstrels this seas, re. ]s said to be the most novel and ex- pensiv ever carried by anymia- stre[ company. Tile scenery, coslumes, seltings and lighling effects are all conceived and de autl developement of the Sound signed by music;is in their re- region. He is aud always has spectwe fields. '1 he company is been grea'Av interested in Mon-lth e largest and best ever carii,,d roe and surrounding country as]under this well-known tille Ihe it embraces much of the besttchie f funmakers are Clarence logged-off land of the state for|Powell Billy King Charley Wil- the clearing and deveh,pament son, Willie Nash, Elmer Clay, of such for agriculture purposes. ilia paper has waged a steady cam paign. Mr" Wilson is a pleasing gen tleman to meet and cue whose conversation proves his great intellectual ability to pr,,perl, represent the state in the halls of Congress. He is entirely ap I)roachable and a man whoquick Iy makes friends wth a good. hearl.y handshake and a pleasanl word and smi,e it is hard work for him to campigw It does not sui his nature. He W,m[d IIIUCll soonel' sit down ill friend ly talk wilh a few ood fellows than go chasing vou.d after tilt, elusive vote, but. as he slate himself, while en roule he is i. the hands or his Ulalatp, el's alll' t'wy boss him from pillar t, pst. H,, was -T-ally impressed will; Monroe i ils prrsent sl;lle [i devel,,peme.,1, and stat-d tha there was ilt oLher lown in tJl state and he knows Ihem all that pxlihis such evi,lene o progress" The ouly grut ne,d of the town, s he exir,ss,;d il.. was th; shde frees sh,)u;d t), pl,4ned ad  pk silo s'cured "Yea d ,n't realize wha, t a, bene tit a park will be in years to C()lne add |lOW iS the time to get it." Mr" Wils, m arrived in Monroe just after noon in an auto and after spending some line here drove on up to Sultan, Startup and Goldbar, the writer having the pleasure of acompanying him. His conversation durin the drive showed his contium.d appreciation of what was being done in the way of developemem and clearing the land and lie voiced tile opinion that within ten or fifleen years the Sky komish valley would be a ver. thickly set,led community, ever)' square acre culti a'ed with high Iv productive farms. C,tERRY VALLEY Reverend Jones. of Monroe., filled the pulpit in the M. E. church last Sunday. Miss Barbara Baker. of Foster. is wsiting her sister. Mrs. W',ller Tay Ior. Robert Main was a Kwkland visitor Monday. " Cqfford Pinkerton e)ntem plates going to Alberta in a few days to seek a homestead. Mrs. Stansbury is visiting her daughter. Mrs Charles Pinker- ton. Mr Carrie Evenson is report- ed seriously ill. Mr. Boyd bus a delivery team in connection with his store bus- hess. Mrs. Morris. of Snohomish, was calling on friends at]d ac- quaintances here the first of the week. A bad taste in he mouth cames from a disordered stomach, and back of Lhat is usually a torpid liver--a condition which invites disease. Hei'bine is the remedy needed. It corrects the stomach and makes lhe liver active and regular. Price 50c' Sold by W. E. Mansfield. Kid Langford, Dvid Slnid and Oscar Career n. The wtud,ville pro-lion of lhe program embraces 'red .";im ps,)n, the l.rolhbone virl nose; Moor. the Hindoo UlVSlitle, r; the Alabama quarlette; C',arence Poweli. the nan who talks about his family; tte bi. spoctacular son_ ".,nd ,lance. "Go, rg a Flirtation," re. quiriuu the servi('es ()f a d{)uble :4extoll,. ,)f silEei's and Jancor, l, nd lhe one act Itllli(a,] (:,)l/I,'(|)'. "'Slack'rill- Guards." Fred ,,iml)- on's Challenge Band (;f 25 must :ians and William Robis, m'sOI) eralie Orchestra of 1"2 ac(-om- puny Ihe organiz;ttion. There will be a hig free slreel, 1)avath+ at. uoon The daleofhiscomlmny's tppearan(e at the Oppl'a, }!,)rise s TI,urday. J,ly 2. Rules for Fly Nuisance Kpep he llies away f,-m Ilia sick. espet:ially I!H)Se ill wilh ,mlagi(lus diseas,,s Kill re'cry ilv Ihal ,',,,;I i'a.ys inlo Itte i('[+( I'(Klln. t'IIS b[)(l is covered wirh disease gel'Ins. Bit not allow decaying ma erial ,r any sort I) ac('llllllllle Oil Or teal' your l)reulis,,s. AI: refuse whi,'h ln(ls in any way to fermentation, .ueh-- a bedd,ng straw, paper w;tsteautl vegetable Inat t,e;' sh,[)u hi .he. 1,-', posed of or covered with lie tlr . . ,% kerosene oil. Streen all food. whe'her'-ih ,lie house or e.l)osed for s;d& "" Kee l ) all stabb, mani], m vault or lilt. screened of sprinkl- ,,d with lime. oil or o lher.che,ap preparations, such a.s are .pld by a number of reliable mann- ! t L'. ['act.u rers. P,)ur kerosene into tll i;f(PlS. Burn or bury all la.|)te-rpf+. Si-reen all windo vs a,xt+h,ws. .specially in tile kilcben>+and dininroom. .o If you see flies., you ma,.+; be ure that their breeding place im in nearby filth. ]t may be be- hind the door. under the Cat)le or in the cuspidor.  .... : To KillFlies - '.' Tile London " ' Lancet.. l'he I ,ad- ing medical journal of the worhl. says that tile best anc simplest fly-killer is a weak solution of formaldehyde in water((t:wo tea poonfu's to the pint). Place in plates of sauces throughbut he house. Ten cents worth of for 7 maldehyde will last an ordinary family all summer. It has no offensive smell, is fatal to dis. ease organ'sms, and is !)ractical - ly non poisonous except to in sects; Pyrethrum powder, which may be bought at any drug store. burned in the house.---will also kill the flies. +i; We are agents for the N'w Home sewing machine. Monroe Furniture C. -+ ! - " i,/ For Sale One draft team, four years old, wmght abort! 2900. Also wagon and harness. Apply to R. J. Stretch, R. 1. iattan. ,i - i