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S H O t ra:k Red Star p _ ])in at Steckers mill Tuesday, dr'' gli 0F 0U [}AL[ ' every Monday and Thursday. Monroe the rod thru the cylinder head. It Mercantile Co. The old firm of Stephens Brothers, Inc., has been disincorporated, and notice to that effect filed. E. A. Brundes and son-in-law of 8nohomish have rented the George Hayes place at Park Place. FOR SALE--Rubber tired buggy, (Saturday). very little used, and good driving bar- struck a post and hurt no one, but necessitated a shut-down for repairs. On account of the delay in the ar- rival of some of the goods, P. R. Phil- brick did not get opened up in his new store this week, but expects to have everything ready to open tomorrow "u he c:-r,'t s-uKpfy-'-o-. --r51u=P Editorial Flings. ness. Inquire at A. B. Sprau's. The trolley surveyors have moved camp to Cherry Valley, as being more convenient to their work than Monroe. Take your prescriptions to E. A. Roberts. He always has a fresh sup- ply of drugs. Have just received a fine new line of all-wool art squares and dining tables at the MONROE FURNITURE CO. R. Sweet was brought home from Seattle last week suffering from ty- phoid fever, and has since been very Money Laid Out On 6roceries i sick. in our store is always well spent George Bunting of Hartford was You get ),our full money's worth, besides the satisfaction that you are fined $25 this week for not sending consuming only pure goods. Even his children to school, as required by all the Canned Goods that are so the state law. much eonsu meal during the sum mer Have you seen that line of Cleve- season are bought hy us from the most reputable packing houses, with land Enamel Ware at the MONROE their guarantee that we can warrant FURNITURE CO.? The best thing the purity of each article to our on the market, customers. Our Pickles, Soups, Sar. dines and Fruits are the best man- Ed Hoem, a prominent young farmer ufactured today. living on the Snohomish road, was seriously hurt in a runaway last Fri- Monroe Mercantile C0, inc, day afternoon. FOR SALE--Millinery stock and fixtures, together with household [Ol00L00 goods, to be sold at a sacrifice. THE MODEL MILLINERY. Warren Haskell is puffed up a little over a fine new marble slab which he has to work on a the Monroe Mercan- nished. If running expenses would only slo down to a walk occasionally, a man might get ahead of the game.--Port- land (Me.) Express. So Rudyard Kipling wants to be poet laureate? Well, some of his effusions are almost down to the present stand- a rd.--Newark Star. Let every city take its own census and we'd have all the population we want. St. Louis has staled the ball. --Memphis News-Scimitar. The last blacksmith shop on Broa- way is to be closed to mak way for improvements. New York certainly is a progressive town.--IV:hester Post- Express. It Makes a Difference. "Isn't ttussel going to take any vats- tlon this year at all?" "No." "Why, he took "one last year." "Yes, but he was on salary then; he's a member of the firm now."--Philadel- phla Press. Colombia is at last waklng up. 'me Glrardot railway now has eighty miles under operation, and saveral other lines are being built. Bogota is to have a new sewer and wqter system, new pavements and 2,000 worklngmen's model houses. Attack of Diarrhoea Cured by One Dose of Chmberhtin's Colic, Cholera and Dlarrloea Remedy I I was so weak from an attack of diar- i rhoea that I could scarcely attend to my dutie% when I took a dose of Chain- berlaiu'sClie' Cholera and Diarrhoea ,3/Remedy. It cm'ed me entirely and I | had been taking other medicine for FOR SALE--5 room cottage and nine days withoat, relief. I heartily 10t 40X135 feet, furnished or unfur- recommend this remedy as being the tile Company's fimrket. J. H Mack has been appointed dep- Taken Up uty sheriff, taking the place of Wil- A black and white heifer beeween liam Brown, who resigned to go into 2 and 3 years old, with yellow back a shingle mill proposition at Index. and nose. Owner can have same by Inquire at the Monitor office, best to my knowledge for bowel com- plaints.--R. G. STEWART, of the firm of )aying charges. HERMAN STEFFEN. Land for Sale 10 acres good land for sale, partly deared. Inquire of .Harvey William- Stewart & Bro., Greenville, Ala. For sale by E. A. Roberts, druggist. The Monitor is only $1 a year. CHURCH DIRECTORY CONGREGATIONAL Roy. W. L. RICHARDSON, Pastor. Sunday school at 10:00 a.m. Mrs. Patterson, superintendent ; Mrs. Stry- ker, assistant. Morning service at 11:00 o'clock. Roberts is the man who will treat you square when you want drugs. Our new line of Heating Stoves just arrived. Come and inspect them be- fore buying. MONROE FURNITURE son, Park Place. COMPANY. :For Sale The soda fountain is closed for the Young People's Christain Endaavor, season. Anyone wanting ice cream One lot 35x135 on Ferry street and 7:00 p.m. Mrs. J. P. Austin, presi- dent. for parties, etc., can get same by giv- G. N. right of way, suitable for ware- Evening service at 8:00 o'clock. ing notice the day before. E. A. Rob- house. A.H. LEMON. METHODIST EPISCOPAL erts, druggist. Real Estate w..T. RULE. PASTOR. Drink "Arabian Breakfast "--best Sunaay school 10 a. m., B. Sykes St., imitation of coffee made; costs almost We systematically bring buyers and supt. sellers together and give everybody Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8:00 p. m. Epworth League Sunday at 7:00 p. m. nothing. Directions for making sent "a square deal." We also represent Prayer services Thursday 7:30 p. m. for 25c. Ingredients sold everywhere, the most reliable Fire Insurance Corn- Choir practice Friday 7:30 p. m. Bonnie Brook, Rockport, Wash. panies, and solicit a portion of your Stewards and trustees meet firs business. Call at offices in Ferguson Monday of the month at the League room 7:30 p. m. Couches, dressers, rockers, towels, Block BASCOM & GRAFFIS, Sunday School Board meets upon the table linens, lace curtains, drapery Monroe, Wash. first Monday of each month. cmrrY vAlLeY goods, portiers, linoleum, oilcloths, matting, etc., at the MONROE FUR- Pensioners and old soldiers of the Sunday school l::10 p. m., Robert civil war will hear of something to Main, Supt. Preaching, alternate Sundays at 2:30 NITURE CO. their advantage by calling upon S. E. P.m. The Sultan Logging Company is Tallman, Monroe, Wash. CIIURCH OF THE NAZARENE moving part of its camp equipment to P.W. GraVeN, Pastor. British Columbia, 170 miles north of :For Sable Sunday School at 10 a. m., Joe Glass- Vancouver on the inside passage, A good 350 pound per hour DeLa- meyer, Supt. Preaching at I I a. m. and 7:30 p. m. where it has large holdings. The Sul- val Separator, almost new. Call or Cordial invitation to all. tan camp will be partly or wholly write. R. E. McKINNIE, 1 miles Prayer meeting Wednesday evening, closed down for the present, northeast of Monroe. Terms. 7:45 o'clock. livery of the stock ,rod he could neither Copyright, 1907,.by P. C. Eastment. buy nor borrow, he would be expelled] (:y  from the exchange for "lmcketing" the "I don't care what it costs," declared stock. Before the broker entered he Caverly. "This man's father nearly turned to Cavcrly. ruined me once with Iris speculations. ! "You will have to make good with Now comes his son, who not only fol- your stock," he snarled. "If you don't, lows his father's footsteps In the street, I'll tell just how it happened." I but he clandestinely wins my daugh- Caverly knew that if he offered stock with no intention of letting it go hci M:yor- ILl,. MONCb:. Councilmen .l. C FA1,CONER. . P HEINTZ, JOIIN A. VA?gAL;D.IEN [l..l. ,TP, ETClt oPAl l ). S,IO'FIJ)M. ('lcl'l:- l']. C Ei;!-;ELL. Trt,a-;prcr--\\;V. E. \\;VADDIILL. City Altorn,'y--(L F. COOK. M:trshal--S. E. MoOt:I:. l'olicc .l udgc- \\;V,I,LiA:,I SAWYER. ably." Caverly went out chuckling. The night before Emery Newton had had the audacity to demand Belle Caverly's hand in marriage. IIe made light of the old enmity that had existe4 be- tween his father and Caverly and sug- gested that Kentucky feuds and Cor- ter's heart." i Monroe 13 tin inccr}:or'(c town of "Those Newtons always were greedy," was.in the same boat with his broker, [ ") O')0 inhabitant.% situate.1 in the sopth- agreed Tait, fanning the flames of the and in the end he had to senti over to .. O+hO-'o --gr "I don't snppose you his office for the necessary _s[t)'t:e:tl we'ern po,'+ion of Sn( I o,nish county, .... -as a heated sussion bc "* 1 .... "We will jolt the young nmn consider- some 2,000 shares which he could not imih river, surrounded i)v idcture-oue possibly replace in time for the mcet-imountains and hill.. The .,trects are : .3- built, witi many inf. , ,zradcd. .<(,ew,,.,. That evening Belle was surprised to i bcaut!ful homes ap.d 'roands. It, has see Emery Newton passing throt;gh the , hall Into the library. Evidently he i lir:t'class electric iig:t :t;,1 water sj.- was expected, for Caverly looked up t terns' .u.,d a scwe" system is Leing put , ,v . ,-.:., coldly. :n. There are sevural ,,ota ..... 1 b:ick b,ocs, and all "You asked for the interview," he l.tnd concrete lminess  '- sican vendettas were out of fashion In snapped. "What is it you wish?" i lines of business are wc:.l rcprcscntcd. "I wanted to explaiu something to Two tch,phone systems connect witi you," said Newton. ",ks you are to be I my father-in-law some day, 1 hate to [ :ill points on the resist, and thruout tl;o see you lose control of the P. and N. I mun and surl.oundhdff fal'In!n CGUnlI'y I bought a put for 7,C00 shares at 97A. In trying to stick me yon sold to my New York. Caverly had ordered him / from the house, and now he was scheming with Tait to ruin the boy. 'or a week or two Newton did not susi-ct that his brokers were betray- ing ht: to Tait. B.uns of hard luck were comon enough on Wall street, and he siuply seemed to have struck an unusual}j bad one; that was all. It was Belle who gave him the hint when they reef, "Are you having bad luck with your stocks?" she asked as they sat in the Hargrave conser;tory- '%Vho told you'?" he smiled. "Since when did you busy your pretty head with stocks and thirsT' "I heard father talking over the tele- phone," she explaine@ "I don't know Just what he meant, ibut it seemed as agent shares that you were forced to deliver. If you want to purchase them back, they are in the market." "Your agent," echoed Caverly. "Sic- grist your agent?" "My agent's broker," he explained. "I knew that my lean was selling me out to Tait. By coppering my o'pera- tion I have won double what 1 have lost. Siegrist is honest; besides, he didn't know." Caverly sank back in his chair, lie had been happy in the thought that he was ruining Newton. Instead Newton had been informed, and he had really been the gainer. Caverly was an old man, and suddenly he felt very worn and feeble. "I think I'm getting out of the game." he said, wlh a sigh. '%Vhat is your price for thir, stock?" "Belle," answered Newton "She's worth every share and script in the market." For a moment Caverly hesitated. It ,-as hard to surrender, but iu the eml he knew that Newton would win in hts love affair as he had won iu tim I street. He was the on of Cavorly'. ancient enemy, but noticing mattered. YIe touched a bell, and the butler en to.red. "end for Miss Car-Y, '' he or'dred, and Newton knew that he .karl weft. -q A Hunting Dia!ogue. "Do you know of a dead nl"e wayto start a good fire with your last match?" tnd lumber camps and mills. INSTITUTION'; The \\;Vashington State 1Refornmtory is buildin one mile west of the town. This will be the principal penal insti- utionof the state. Monroe hasa state bank. a creamery, a cannery, a box fac- tory, an opera house, four saw mills and six shingle mill, and a numl)er (:f large and small logging camps are in active operation. CLIMATE The elimat is milcl and does not go to extremes of elthor heat or cold The ocean carrents temper the prevailing winds, and at the same time bring the moistu"e that makes all vegetation the most luxuriant. The heat of summer is not oppressive, and there is not enouah ine or snow in winter to be of any consequence. There arc no bliz- za-'ds or cyclones. Good water is found everywhcr,', a an average depth of twenty re,,t. SgllllOL" NDING COUNTRY The land sm'rounding has been pro- nounced by a United States government analysis the be.-t a._,ricultural land in the t-tte. Many substantial farms are already made and more are making. Potatoes, hay and oats are the prinei- p,l crops, and yield largely. Frait of .ill kinds yie'ld abundantly. Berry rais- i/.:.  is carried on extensively and gives -,ct returns. The Great Northern ,e, t " Farm. comprising liftv-fi ve acres,  ," "M, farm in the world devoted asked a sportsmau of his guide. ne arg. " bmall fruits adjoins the "Not a dead sure ,ray exactly," an- ] xcltlsvel5 - " '/'he country is nat- swered the guide. "But I know a way  town ou the south. %5.ing, and it is that I'd be willing to count ca. ] re'ally adal)tcd to d. -ly. There is "No, but a dead aure way," persisted carried on quite extetst. -iB. over- the sportsman, "a dead sure way to no dan,erof this industry b. "n K de- start a fire with your last m-ttch." / done, as the cot:stantly increas, 'v "Well," inquired the guide, flarin ', mand is always in excess of the uI)b up "what is a dead sure way to tart a ' , , . . The Alaska maricet, insurcs a good price "XOU ASI[1gl) Fort TB1g II.E.RgI1gW," lie i fire with your last matcu? That s wh,t and sure sale k;e everythiw,," la 'oduccd" SNAPPDo I'd like to know." "Why, let me see--why, you put sore:  1,iIc .F; OF LAND though he had hired some one to make powder on a dry piece of bireh bart Loed off l:ds can be bought for your stacks go the way you dldn't want- - v " - and start it that  a.. h'om $10 to $5) p .r acre, much of which them to." "But suppose ynu ain't got an.'," bircl makes excellent agricultural or pasture "I see" he said, with a laugh. "I thought it merely a run of luck. I shall have to get even" "I think it's mean of dad," she went on. "He w)n't let me marry you, and he wants ou to lose your money." "Don't rry," he replied '% think I can teach him a lesson. There's the lnusIc." They went track to the ballroom, and :Belle forgot the incident. If it both- ered Newton so little, it could not be very serious. But it did bother New- ton more than a little. It explained to him how it was that when he bought fer a rise his stocks fell. When he sold "short" in the expectation of prices being lower, they took an up- ward move. If it was Caverly behind the scheme, it meant a finish fight un- less he wanted to quit the street. Newton did not need to speculate. His income was ample, but he liked the excitement, and he had inherited his father's stubbornness. He would not be driven from the field. He took hls losses placidly and smiled at every fresh blow. If Caverly found hls revenge expen- sive, he at least found it worth while. Through TaR he obtained from New- ton's broker an accurate account of the losses sustained, and the sum was k nor an oder Ilo d ot , bar- Y P ' " "'., ,ands, and cle>ed land is worth $100 fire  ith , our last In itch ' sart that " *" "'  o " I'm acre and up. There is still p,enty de,nande:l the guide, now growu angry I .... "Say, what would I be doing startPa i oI unuo mn'd. TIMBER a, fire:' countered t}.c spoltsfa. I The country is all heavily timbered, What would I be startmo a nre o ' . . ". 9  I \\;l( ldm, ttnee to e, ht mflhon feet to Just tell me that will you. "What doe. ,o" " g "' g   1 a man pay a gulde $3 a day for?" ,he quarter .,etion. of hr, cedar an, "What for? Why, to take alon I hemloek. NLunerous loggmg campsm plenty of matches. Vho'd expect any l vieinltv emp!cy several hundred men body but a man from the city to ga /a H the'vearrm(l. The natural layer rambling around in the bush with onl$ / the country b/.iags ever5thing out by one match?" Moaroe for mEcs around. And after the dust had settled tt wag found that the bag containing the ex- pedition's supply of matches had been lost somewhere on the last portage.- Forest and Stream. Joy In a Tramp's Li{e. than otherwise. IIowever, even thirty summer days, precious as they are on the "outside," pass away sooner than one at first expects them to, and then comes that glorious moment--thunder, lightning, not even a pouring rain can mar it--when the freed one is again his growing well into seven figures. But even Caverly almost balked own master. There may be other ex- when Newton went in for P. and N. periences in life more ecstatic than This was Caverly's pet stock. For al- this one, but I would willingly trade most a year he had acqulred blocks of them all temporarily for that first gasp To depress it some of Caverly's hold- SOCI L ADVANTAGES Monroe ha good graded school, from primary to high school. The re- ligious deno,r::n tions rcI resented are the Methodist ]?.! is .op:,l, Conffrega- tional, Catholic, Swedish Evangelical, I have never emphasized sufficiently and Chinch _,)f the Nazcreac. The the tramp's disgust at having "to do I secret and fraternal orders are the In- tlme" in June. From May till Novem- t dependent Order of Odd Fellows, Roe her is his natural roving time, his box ] .. ,.,u ,,,mic Kni,ht of Pythias, ...... he ' ,,ea ...... * , car vacation. In winter, an, even t I  = workhouse, is often more of a boon I, oresters of America, Modm;n \\;7ood- men of 2xmcrlca, Royal NeL, hbors of America. 1,:nhts (f the Maccabees, Ladies of the 5Iaceaboes and Brother- hood of Americam Yeomen. OI'PORTUNITII2.S 'he opportunities for buth capital and labor are numerous and of sub- stantial nature. Tim location on the main line of the Great Northern Rail- way insures a market for all manufac- tared wood IU'odncts ad the fine qua! it here and there until it looked as in the open alr, and that unfettered though at the next election he might gain control. Newton sold a put at ten points rise. tread on the ground, which the dis- tv of timbm'ad itsch(apncss furnis I charged prisoner enJoys.--Josiah Flvnt thc m.terial. In agriculture the scop l in Success Magazine. /is wid; and I, romising. Fruit growth ........ [ and b, andling will yield a large return / muaa nay ,n t.oncon / Y  : ..... u r,.uit on "t few acres offer oppm ,  ' nln ]. In demand Bnttct an prising, says ]:it-Bits, when one re-Iarae " . -" ' "" PER whiskyinsight. Good tolook The Good Old Summer li Ings must be offered at a lower priee" at and good to taste; and what's more It was a stiff fight. Most speculators held off, but there was.some one who a benefit to your health. 8old by eagerly bought at the low price. Seven /I principal dealers, will soon be gone, and the good old winter time will soon be l thousand shares were sold before New- The Arlington Times reports that Now is the time to get out the old heater, look ::ii; 2rcando f / ton dropped from the market. Ite had members that no fewer than thirty-egs always b,.in good prices. promised to buy it at 97. It had two tons of mud are carried about The demand formen in the mills an Representative Milton Stephens was you think it will not last you this winter, set it  dropped to $1. He stood to lose, and : from place to place on tbe wheels of logaing camps is continually increa HATHAWAY HARDWARE COMPANY II! .,, leartsandcarriagesandhrses'hfs" ing. with a party last Friday in that town, "Can't even wlu on -P. and he After a wet day the dry mud brushed LOOI:iN(; AItEAD wMch for its prominence in political jeered to Tait. "I guess that ought to from people's clothing amounts.to fif- matters set the town a buzzing. The finish him." 1 teen tons, and a very similar amount For yonn; men the optrunities o t "Siegrist & Platt want that P. and is shaken out of the door mats. City fcred iu \\;Vestern Washington a party was Congressman W. E. Hum- HARDWARE DEALER00 !I,N stock," said the head clerk, inter- mud, however, has its g,od points, ig rcatcr than anywhere in the Unit phrey, Speaker A. J. Falconer, Senator rupting. "We have none." The shoeblack increases his earnings I States- The climate, the soil, the loc S. T. Smith, County Commissioner A. from. / I "Of course not," agreed TaR. "Didn't ' in the muddy weather, and new silk I tion and the rap:d growth in Polml hats and dresses and boots and shoes t tion and wealth, will assuredly ma H.B. Jordan, and-they were riding in and buy one of those nice heater.". Nice line to select ilsuppose they wanted acfual deliveT." Its destructive qualities, i of the greatest countries William Hulbert's forty horse:power I'RI,E RIGIIT ,'Well, they do," said the clerk. "Mr. are eaeh and all the direct outcome of l tbi s one . : . .... . ,..  Blegrlst Is her 9 himself, and. he refused ............................ t earth. auto. - '