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Friday, July 23, 1926 THE MONROE MONITOR -- Monroe, Washington Page Flew II J The Mercantile Company YOUR GROCERY STORE i Iave you tried N. B. C. Soda Crackers? Crisp and delicious. Two and one-half pounds 49c. Kill the flies! A little Fly Tox sprjyed in a room will kill every fly in the room. Per botte 50c. " Use Whites instead of Blueing. It is not a bleach yet it whitens linens, cottons, woolens, silks and rayons, --nd keeps them from becoming ye! owed. Per pkg. 15c. Dainty After Dinner Mints in at- tractive, colored boxes. Delicious and beneficial. Per box 10c. How long have you been using your old broom? Isn't it about time to get a new one for your rugs and floors and transfer the old one to the job of keeping the sid'ewalk and back porch cleaned up? We have a fine stock at a wide range of prices. Do you use wax paper for lunches, picnics, etc.? We have a new han- dy roll containing eighty feet of wax- ed paper with a cutting device right on the box. Per roll 25e. With every three pound can of Criseo we are allowed to sell you a French Frying Basket. For frying doughnuts, French fried potatoes, croquettes, etc. This fine fryer costs you but 15c. If it comes from Streissguth's it must be good. i 311 Phones 321 Deliveries 9 a. m., 11 a. m. and 4 p. m. ,1. + : LOCAL 00T.WS : .++++++++++ * It's fine in the stein--Ice Cold Hires. Watson's. The registration books will close Aug. 24th. If you are not registered by that time you cannot vote at the primary election of Sept. 14th. A list of registrations has been asked for by the secretary of state to be filed in his office not later than July 31st and it will be well to register before then so your name will be duly listed in the secretary's office. Free balloons for the children. Read our ad. Watson's. The Congregational Ladies' Aid will have a lawn party at the home l of Mrs. Whit H. Clark, Friday af- ternoon, July 23rd. Every one wel- come. Come and have a good time. Committee. John Vanasdlen has bought he C. A. Hoffman confectionery located next to the Johnson Care on Main l Street. John took charge on Wed- nesday. He will remodel the inter: ior and make this place of business generally attractive. Win. Johnson of Tualco has a very fine hay crop, one of the best in the valley. He took 24 loads of clover hay off of 2 acres. The Catholic [hmday School pic- nic held on the shore of Lake Stev- ens Wednesday proved to be a won- derfully fine succes. There was a K. Henderson, Wagner's Mill, July 14th, a son; to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cunningham, Carnation, a son, July 14th. All concerned are doing well. The big sale at the Monroe Ex- clusive Shoe Store is still on and will continue until the end of the month. Appreciative of truth in ad- vertising the sale has realized won- derfully well. Thursday, July 22nd, the Index stages will begin operating as far as Skykomish and with four each way per day. This will be quite a convenience for the public and one long desired and patiently waited for. The quilt raffled Saturday night, benefit the family who were burned out about a month ago, was award'et] to Mrs. J. D. Conderman, certificate 67. The quilt was furnished by the Tapawingo Ladies' Club. The Woman's Foreign Society of the M. E. Church met Wednesday in regular session at the C. J. Knot home. After the business session the society was entertained by Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Grimes. colored mission- ary people, from Liberia, Africa. Mrs. Grimes sang several songs in her native tongue, words annd music her own compositio Both are highly talented and interesting people. The Monroe W. C. T. U. will have a 10 o'clock demonstration luncheon on Tuesday, August 3rd, and Thurs- ay, August 5th, and Friday, August th, at the M. E. Church, given by Mrs. O. R. Sprague who will dmon-' strate Washington products and how big crowd of the little folks, about to serve them properly. 60 of them, with quite a guard of the elders headed by Father Dillon, +++4' who saw to it that everything for their enjoyment including an abun- : PERSONAL +, dant and fine line of eats was on[+++++44.4.4.+ hand. The day was a ideal one for . , . . ..... , ..... such an outing, which was held in jmian xoung ann tusty tmm  Davis Grove I bell drove to Blaine Sunday. Rusty is in charge of a drug store in Blaine. There will pea grand dance by the Moose in Monroe Monday even- ing, July 26th. An auto will be given away. Recent births at the Monroe Gen- eral Hospital are: To Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Jones, July 10th, a son; to Mr. and Mrs. L. Devereoux, Sultan, July 12th, a daughter; to Mr. and Mrs. R. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Nelson, Peter Kruse and his nephey, Win. Kr_use, of Waterloo, owa, drove to Van- couver, B. C. Sunday. Elnora Funk. age 13 years, from Duvall, is a patient in the Monroe General Hosgital. She underwent a qurical opera0ion last Sunday. She is doing well. Tony Rosselli and family of Tualco with Seattle friends Sundayed in the hills above Index. Ren Cowell came over from Wen- atchee Saturday for a visit at home. His brother Dan returned with him, leaving here Sunday night. La Donna Watkins has been ;n fflmp Marshland visiting at the home of aunts and cousins for a few days this week. John P. Austin returned to his home Wednesday from the Everett Hospital where he has been for two weeks following an operatiQn. He is Suppl" les Everything for the camper. Now is the time to get just what you want at money saving prices. Kamp Cook Stoves ............................................ $5.50 and up Camp Beds .......................................................... $3.90 and up Tents, any size .................................................... $6.00 and up Camp Chairs ............................................................. 78c and up Thedinv=,a Hardware Co, Incorporated . "Everything in Hardware" MONROE, - WASHINGTON Announcement I HAVE PURCHASED THE C. A. HOFFMAN CON- FECTIONERY AND CARD ROOMS. WILL RE- MODEL AND RESTOCK THIS PLACE OF BUSI- NESS. CORDIALLY INVITE MY FRIENDS TO CALL: JOHN A. VANAsDLEN Utica Confectionery well on the road to recovery. Mrs. Leslie Jihnson is in Aberdeen making a visit at the home of her mother. Mr. and Mrs. Camp and family and Currie spent Monday in Seat- tle guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Danford. L. P. Orr who recently purchased the Fogle property is improving the same. Mr. and Mrs. Vacherson from Blaine have been in Monroe for a few days visiting at the A. J. Broughton home, Monroe. They left for home early this week, and Miss Fern Acherson, who was o an ex- tended visit here, returned home with them. Florence Borsheim from Seattle visited her parents in Tualeo over the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Brown and baby and Mr. and Mrs. F. K. Swan are camping at the Dry Creek Leg- ging Co., at Tahuya. Mr. and Mrs. Roe Malone were Vancouver, B. C. visitors over the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. John Kindle and fami- ly were spending the week-end in Vancouver, B. C. Roe Malone bought a new Ford coupe from the Monroe Motors. ! Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Campbell and family of Stanwood are in Monroe visiting relatives. Pi Esteha, a Filipino, has moved onto the old Hil.lis ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Whit H. Clark, ac- companied by Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Clark and daughter Marion, Mrs. Thomas, house guests at the Clark home, all from Iowa, and Miss Jane Detwiller of Seattle, were on a fine auto jaunt the past week. Whidby Island and Mount Rainier were in- cluded in the itinerary of this trip. A daughter was born to Mr. and J. M. Reardon Saturday, July 17th, at the Monroe General Hospital, weighing eight full pounds. All con- cerned are doing splendidly. Mrs. J.'J. Reardon, with Mrs. Rus- sell Byron and Miss Lind, were Seat- tle visitors Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Roe Malone were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Camu Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Hartzell and family of El Centre, Cal., are guests at the E. T. Bascom home. Mr. Hart- zell is a brother of Mrs. Bascom. Mrs. Elizabeth Schott of Seattle is making a visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Robertson, of the Wagner Mill community. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Mills have moved into the property on Madison Street south, vacated by C. B. Hall, which they have leased for a time. Mr. Mills plans upon building a fine home in Monroe next year, The Misses Dorothy Hartzell and Nora Speaks left Monday morning for "Epworth League Heights Re- dondo" as delegates to the E pworth League convention which is held there every summer. A number of th:eO::g people will go over for the. Miss FlorenceandLewisFrohningl For the Kiddies from Seattle were week-end visitors l at the old homestead in Tualco over[ Sunday. I Mr. and Mrs. Julius WaltersmadelRea d This Ad a visit in Seattle one day this week. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Laizure have leased the R. Jellison cottage at ake Roesiger for part of the summer season. Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Snyder, Miss Georgia Snyder, and their guest Mrs. MarT, made a trip to seattle Sat- urday. Rev. Robert Dillon made a business call in Seattle Thursday. Rev. and Mrs. E. D. White are at Redondo Beach, on the Sound, at- tending an Epworth tLeague conven- tion, this week. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Gordon of Ta- coma visited the C. R. Gordon fami- ly on Sunday. Mrs. Gprdon returned with them to Tacoma for a week's visit. Mrs. C. O. Olson and little dugh- ter visited at the E. I. Swanson cot- tage, Lake Roescher, the past week. Miss Maude E. Walsh, of Chicago, who has been totirtfllg the west for the past two months, spent Sunday with her old time friend, Mrs. Laura Burr Russell, in Monroe. Mrs. Leslie Main and children left this past week for Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Oklahoma to visit relatives. She will ge gone several weeks. Cool, refreshing, invigorating. Let us serve you with a sparkling glass of California Orange Juice, 5c. Watson's. OPEN NEW AUTO ELECTRICAL SHOP David C. Williams, Gee. Kearney and Mildred C. Brown, all of Seat- tle, have opened an auto electrical service shop on the H. C. Berge building on the corner of Lewis and Freemont Streets. " Both Mr. Williams and Mr. KenT- nay areexperienced in this busi- ness, and they have installed a com- plete set of electrical machinery for this kind of work. They repair ev- erything electrical on "an automobile. 4,++l,1. ' -,- 4"1 : TWENTY 00ARS AaO I ,++++++. I Items From Monitor Files of July 27, 1906 Te Oriental Limited, eastbound, was wrecked in Great Diamond Lake, near Elk, 30 miles from Spokane. 'Twas ten. o'clock at night when the wreck happened thru spreading rails and letting part of the train sink f. in 100 feet of water. The engine and smoker, in which were nine la- borers, and every one of them were drowned, went to the bottom. Monroe vs. Seattle team on the home grounds, proved to be a no hit, no run game for th Seattle lads and resulted in a score of 6 to 0. The Stephens Bros. are enlarging their mill and adding much new ma- chinery to the plant, which they have practically rebuilt this last spring. Jno. Vanasdlen is breaking ground for his new building opposite the 'Hi- tel Washington. Erhard Anderson has moved to his ranch on the island south of town. No quorum, no meeting, was the councilmanic situation last Wednes- day evening. The same situation happens now and then today. The shingle weavers, at Holm- uist's mill, had a strike this week, eing called out by the un, ion officers to force the use of the union label. The men went back to work on the noon of the second day of the strike. Akindergarten school was being advocated for Monroe, and that there were about twenty-five little tots too young to enter the public school, ach- ing to get a chance to start their ed- ucation course. Mrs. J. F. W'arner of Sultan was visiting friends in Monroe Wednes- day. Mrs. Anna Faussett was in Ever- ett yesterday on a visit. J. F. Warner of Sultan was in town this week taking stock of the Monroe Cash Store. Six to nine p. m. and 5 to nine ,, a. m. were the sprinkling hours in Monroe in 1906. (We have been cut" an hour since then.) Miss Lilly Sass of Cle Elum, a sis- tar of Mrs. J. L. Wallace, is visit- ing in Monroe The following officers were install- ed by the Rebekahs last evening for the coming half year: Amy Wagner, P. G.; Wilma Cedergren, N. G.; Bes- sie Paterson, V. G.; Rev. McKean, Chaplain; Sarah Mercer, R. S.; Han- nah Moore, R. S. N. G.; Frances Re- an, L. S.; Daisy LaDuke, R. S. V. .; Rice Knapp, L. S. V. G.; Maggie Ingalls, Con.; Emily Wickstrom, War. Nothing so fine these hot days as a big stein of Hire's Root Beer, 5c. Watson's. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT I hereby announcement" myself as a candidate for the n.omina- tion of Sheriff of Snohomish county, subject to the will of the voters at Republican pri- maries to be held Tuesday, Sep- tember 14th, 1926. CARY E. GUSTIN. FREE BALLOONS 4 FREE FREE FREE To introduce our new 5c Ice Cream Sandwiches we will give to the first 150 children a big gas filled balloon free with each purchase of one of our delicious Ice Cream Sandwiche, Iade with Sprau'a Ice Cream-4 flavors. Friday- Saturday- Sunday BAKERY DEPT.-- DELICIOUS Poppy Seed Rolls 15 Dozen CANDY DEPT.-- FRESH HOME-MADE Crunchitt 15 a H Pound (Popcorn C ndy) Just Received Complete Line of "Sergeant's Dog Rem'edy "Everything for Man's Best Friend" , ,, 'i', --AT YOUR SERVICE ALL THE TIME-- Camp-Riley Drug Co. Drugs and Gifts MONROE, WASHINGTON Ii I I ii i i i i! ! Now Is the Time to Buy RefriEerators ' We have only four left. which we are selling at greatly reduced prices. $18.50 Refrigerator reduced to .................................... $14.50 41.50 Refrigerator reduced to .................................... 33.50 45.00 Refrigerator reduced to .................................... 32.00 42.50 Refrigerator reduced to .................................... 34.00