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Page Four THE MONROE MONITOR---Mahroe Washinon Friday, October 2, i99.5. STRAIGHT TALKS WiTH AUHT EMMY .ON "GOLD BONDS" *'Before I go to the bank to ask ad- vice about investing the money mother left me. I wish you would tell me something more about bonds." said Helen to Aunt Emmy. "Am I right tn thinking that gold bonds are absolute- ly safe? Are gold bonds what people mean by gih edge securities?" "'hat a child It Is!" laughed Aunt *mmy. "I can see that you do need to learn something about bands The term 'gold bond' does not have any- thing to do with the term "gilt edged security.' The latter is nothing more than a commonly used phrase that means a safe security. Companies that Issue gold bonds usually agree to redeem them In United States gold coin of the weight and fineness of the gold coin issued by the United States Treasury at the thne the bonds are put on [he market. This is done In order to protect the bondholders from the very remote possibility of a red Ical change tn the value of United States currency, such as, for example. the change-- in the values of German Rnd other ffuropcan ourrencies as a result of the wtr Y*qH]e .,tch a thing Is unlikely o occur In this country, financiers always try" to guard against every possible trouble ' Although s faonJ may be payable In gelid tt ls un- necessary to demand uayment tn actu- -lgotd coin since our American money ,Is on a gold basts anyhow and onr good old paper dollars have exactly Eae same value as golden dollars "But o vant to bear In mind one .-thing. Because you buy a so-called 'gold bond,' that does not mean that .-the bond ts secured by gold tn an way, err that {t is stronger than any other bond. The strength of a bond !lies simply and only In the ability the company that issues It to pay Its debts. And of course you should consider the value of the property pledged or mortgaged to secure the bond, if any property is given as se- l. rit7.  'Dear me. Aunt Emmy." exclaimed .Fieleu. "I never realized how much ,one needs to know before investing ,one's money. In my case it's awfully important not to have a loss. because although I have only a tiny amount of monet it Is all I have In the world. "How can I ever learn to tell what is Eoo from what is bad?" "! am not sure you ever can rely on sour own Judgment, my dear." smiled Aunt Emmy "but if you will be guided by your bank. you needn't worry."-- A. B. Aymes. ON GUARD AGAi,T - ' FARM CROOKS With every constructive movement for the improvement of agriculture, one is:likely to find men who will at- tempt to capitalize it for their own personal benefit. This may take the form of shipping in poor and unprofita- ble livestock to palm off on unsuspect- lmg farmers, or It may sometimes be selling fair to good livestock 9t exorbi- tant prices under promise of taking back some of the offsvring at high figures. There are several instances where the college of agriculture through Its county agent system has co-operated heading off the introduction of un- destruhte or extravagantly priced live- stock. In other instances the state bankers aesoclatlon, through its agri- cultural committee or the secretary's office, has set warnings to Its mere. her banlr relative to individuals or rms operating on an unsound basis. It is as important to head off nnde- atrable ad unprofitable lnveetments 8 it is to. encourage eonstrmttve and 1orfitable ones.Banker.Farmer. f BANKERS HELP The bans of Bedford county, Ten, messee, are furnishing pure bred eggs to all who will agree to return one Imllet for each fifteen eggs in the fail. The Mlssourl Bankers Association |ued the first number of the "Agri. cultural Information Service Quarter. ly  in April. This publication deals with timely agricultural subjects of fterest to bankers. A discussion of e various projects proposed as a basis for the program of banker-farm- er co-operation in Missouri appears in the first Issue. Clearing houses In Georgia have ap. roved a proposal for the expenditure Of $30.000 annually for the next three )'ears for the purpose of carrying out program of farm development and crop diversification In Georgia. The proposal was Initiated by the Georgia Bankers Association. The plan calls for the creation of a state-wide devel- opment committee of thirty members rhlch will function under the dlrec. tton of the Agricultural Committee of the Georgia Bankers Associat, ion. Nebraska bankers are going to School. The College of Arlcuitnre is having a short course in agriculture for bankers. Registration is in cha.rge of the Nebraska Bankers Association. he predo.minant thought is. "Every. bank in Nebraska should be repre emed." Nine out of ten banks In e county have signed attendance cards Scores of the cards have been received by Dan V. Stenhens, chair. man of the Agricultural Committee Of tb Banker A,r, tqtinn sd he ]1as reeelreJ ova.  hundred lelters the hort courss. i>i(E/ICflERSAND MISSIONARY Convention Held In Monroe During September A Great Success, Writes Miss L. Pin- nell, Of Oak Harbor, Wash. ++++++++++++++++ + PERSONAL ++ :{:+++++++++++++++++++ Harry Donovan, of Park Place, is another Monroe boy who begins his Freshman year at the State Univer- sity this week. Hope Harry will par- don the omission of his name from the list published last week, and to whom we offer congratulations on his !entry into the big school. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. itobbie and family have removed to Everett to The Preachers' and Missionary con-{reside. The Hobbies made their home , vention, held at the Nazarene church, in MoDroe for several years and now Monroe, Sept. 15-16, was a great:desire a larger field. Their home is success in every way. Nearly all cf at 2217 Summit avenue. I the pastors and a good' number of the laymen gathered from this end of I the North Pacific district of the Naz- arene church. During the two days convention, many excellent papers and addresses wre given on Missionary, Sunday schoc1 and' pastoral work. Some of the subjects were: "Pstoral Visit- ing," "Prayer for Missions" "How! We Can Bst Further the District i Mrs. W. E. Selwood and the chil- dren spent the week-end with rela- tives in Seattle. Coo Malone was a caller in Monroe Sunday, at the home of his brother, Roe, and' spent a little while among his baseball chums. He began an- other year's work at the U on Monday last. resr.wcr!:'":..all of great interest to those! Pat Boyce has been discharged The greatest eature o the conven- from the hospital at Sedro Woolley, ton, however, was the addresses iven bv returned missionaries, Miss Agnes Gardner, from India, nurse and-uhy- Mcian, spoke two afternoons and one e-eMn on her work with the women of India, particularly the medical wr'. . Rev F_,llis, from China, spoke on Y'/ednel'ey morning', iv]n won- erf,d personal experiences of the missionary's work in that land. Mis: Martha Curry, well known evangelist from Boston, Mass., preached to a fql house on Wednesday night. The Nazarene denomination, altho c,P.ly twenty five years in existence, has at resent ninety-five missionar- los in th foreign missionary fields, and over a hundred" applicants wait- in to be sent out. The covnenton was in charge of Dist. Supt. E. J. Lord, and Mrs. E. J. Lord. Dist. Pres. Women's Foreign 'Missi ary Society. All visitors and delegates to the convention are en- thusiastic in the.r praises of the de- qhtful entertainment given them by the good people of Monroe, and the kind cooperation given by members of other churches. We would like to come again. NOTICE OF HEARING In the Superior Court of Washington, for Snohomish county. No. 515. In the Matter of the Estate of David Lewis Paramore, Deceased. Notice is lereby given that Herman Friese, administrator of the estate of David Lewis Paramore, :eceased, has filed in the office of the clerk of sMd court, his final report, and prayin the court.to aprove and settle i safd report and dscharge the administra- tor and his surety, and that said re- port aud petition will be heard on the 2nd day of November, 1925, at the hour of 9:30 a. m., in departmen No. 2 of said court. Dated this 24th day of september, 1925. FRANK A. TURNER, Clerk of said Court. (Seal) By Gee. P. Dubuque, Deputy. First pub., Oct. 2, 1925. Last pub., Oct. 16, 1925. Heine, Like Others, Felt Charm o? Don Quixote Heine, a later mglclan in laughter and tears, has narrated his own al- ternating attitudes toward Don Quix- ote. It was the first book he read after he had really learned to read; and he took the tale, he has told us, with the unshaken faith and serious- ness of childhood . he wept bitter tears over the ridicule and re- buffs of the noble-hearted knight. He re-read the book every five years or so with ever-varying feelings. As a youth he was, he confesses, bored by It. Later he saw in it only the comic side, and laughed at the follies of the mad knlghterrant. Older yet again and wiser he made friends for life with Quixote and Sancho. Afterward he had but to glance over his shoul- der to perceive attending him the l phantom forms of the thin knight and the fat squire--more particularly, he adds, when he himself hung irresolute at some parting of the ways. What Heine felt by turns, the world has felt by classeaTlmes Literary Supple- me.nt. Miracles of St. Leo.ard If there were such a personage, St. Leonard would certainly have been the patron saint of prisoners. He was originally a French nobleman at the court of Clovis I, and became a monk and founded a monastery which, after his death, about 599, was known as St. Leonard le Noblat. He was famed for his charity toward prisoners, and is r e - puted to have worked many miracles on their behalf. These miracles in re- leasing unhappy captives continued after his death, according to tradi- tion, which was very convenient, as hls festival happenel to be the first day of the Michaelmas term, when writs were made returnable.lamlly Herald. Early Adding Machines That the ancient Inca civilization in Peru possessed an adding and calcu': lating machine has been revealed in i the recent discovery by excavators of I and is residing at the home of his nephew, Jas. Bovce, of Seattle. Pat, we are lad to hear, is feeling very much improved in his general health, and growing stronger as the weeks go by. Gee. H. Herley left Saturday eve- ning for Seattle to be ready to reg- ister in at the U Monday morning. Mrs. Chas. Cvlver has been con- fined to her bed for the past week. Jim Skalley and Ear! Heifort com- bined business with pleasure and drove to the summit of Stevens Pass on Thursday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Strefssguth and family were. Seattle visitors for the' week-end. Miss Mary C. Reardon returned to ber progressional duties in Portland, Oregon,-Monday morning after a three weeks' visit at her home in Monroe Mrs. J. ][. Reardon made a busi- ness visft in Everett MondaT after- noon. David KnfgIt tins been maK-ing an extended v/sft fn the middle" north- west for some tfrae. Last worff from him to reach Mortroe was tiat he was fn Duluth, Minn., and expected to reach Monroe towards the end of thfs week. Francis Halpin i%" con- ductfng his busfness here durfng hs absence and who, for the wfhter, plans to ss[st lr. Knight in the shop after school hours. Dr. Car[ H]ort. wife and famfIy were Monroe visitors over tlm last week end. All are looking- fine, healthy anK prosuerous. Mrs. Hort is daughter of Mr. and Mrs: Fred' YIagedorn. Mr. and Mrs. Claude M. l:fMIan are now residents of Blaine, Wash. I Claude is a member of the public schooI facuItr of that city. Mrs. Mary Deverux, daughter Gen- evieve, son Archie, of Lincobr, Nob., are visiting her niece and family, I Mrs. Edgar Howell. Mrs. James Hatch and M'rs. J. J. Cretney were guests on Frida-v at the summer home of Mrs. F. W: Thed- inga at Langley, on Whidby Island. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Robertson, of Wagner Mill, had as dinrmr guests on Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. J: J. Oret- ney. Mrs. L.,P. err and Miss Martha Lind returned on Tuesday from a week spent in Wenatchee. Mrs. A. G. Atkins and Mrs. George Bound were business visitors in In- dex over the week end. Mrs. Marie Beck returned on Tues- day from a two weeks' vacation spent in Pendleton and British Columbia points. Little Lois Raboin has recovered sufficiently from her appendix oper- ation to be removed to her home from the Monroe General Hospital, on Tuesday. Mrs. Ralph Raven visited in Se- attle for a few days this week. Mesdames Robert Duncan, Howard Watkins, A. G. Watkins and George Fulk were guests on Monday at the home vf their sister, Mrs. F. M. Lari- mer of Everett. Messrs. and Mesd'ames W. H. Clark, C. E. Taylor and Mrs. Winifred Nich- olas motored on Saturday to Pugallup to attend the Western Washington Fair. R. J. Rodgers, from Aldercrest Sanitorium. s,.ent Sunday in Monroe with Mrs. Rodgers. Mrs. O. F. Gaston and son, Donald, left Monroe on Friday for her home in Butte, Montana. She was accom- panied on the first uart cf her jour- ney by her mother, Mrs. Robert Flem- ing. David Campbell spent Sunday vis- iting friends at the University of Washington. G. Sherman Graft, of San Fran- cisco, California, visited Tuesday af- ternoon and Wednesday morning at the F. M. Wilson home. The gentle- are old friends. a knotted cord, or "qulpl," in the Miss Marguerite Healy has been ins of a rehmtorlc tomb The cord ru p " . visiting with friends in Seattle the Is sixteen yards long and contains 100 past week or ten days. knots. Dlvldel into ten unequal sec- tions these knots rtoPren?3en:e:he TOh d F,Dr :?ba e Mut CftReeaid;%:nd e umbers from one t .xl " " " d this week, in the Index regmn. The sections are of different corers, meiu -', " vil " - ........ novs are nea y maded for most any- mg rea, Drown, yeuow, mue ana lthing that comes along and hope to green, and are separated by silver load down their carriers to capacity. beads, which represent the even num- They expected to be home this eve- bets from two to tenty. By using]ning. They left Wednesday morning. this simple waY of counting, hased I Mrs Lee Crockett spent last week on the decimal system, rapid camuta-]i n Seattle, visiting her sister, Mrs. ' n be made Montreal Star $1ons ca .... -_.-- ." Larson. While there they drove to I Pcyallup and took in the fair. ATTENTION OF BERRY GROWERS Called By Inspector Hunter To Law Requiring Certification Of Berry Folds Before Young Plants Can Be Sold. The attention of all berry growers is called by District HorticuFcural Inspector E. D. Hunter to the state law which requires the inspection and certification of all berry fields before young plants from them can be sold. This is necessary in order to insure young plants which are free from insect pests and diseases. It is also necessary that each lot sold be ac- ccmpamed by an inspection tag which will be issued by the horticultural inspector. There is considerable demand this fall for strawberry plants and the Horticu|tural Office in the court house at Everett will maintain a list of those growers who have inspected plants for sale. Any o,e desiring to have an inspection made of thei' fields or wishing other irfformatior should communicate as son as possi- ble with the borticulaurol office. +++++++++++++++++ +, AT THE CHURCHES +4'+++++++++++++ 51ETHODIST EPISCOPAL Morrdng service at Ii o'clock. EpwoTth League st 6:45 p. m. Evenihg service at 8 o'clock. Rev. E. D'. White, lnister. SWEDISH MISSION CHURCH Sunday schnol a+, 9:5 a. m. Sermon at: 11:00  a. m. Y. P. S. meetings. 6:g0 p. m. Sermon :30 p. m. Prayer nmeting every Wednesday, TO p. m. Every other Sunday, English ser- vf at 7:30, p. m. Roy: E. A. Oh, nan, Pator. THE MEI'4ONITE CHURCH The Mennonite church service for Sept. 6th will be as follow: Sunday school 9:45 a. m. German Services 11 a. m. T'ext--"Holy Sanctification." English service at 7:30: Text -- "Bacliders." Salvaon through Jesus Christ, e gospel preher. P:. A. Kliewer; Pastor. ST. lffARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH Mass will e celebrated: in St. Mar,s churcb Monroe at 9 o'cIck, and at Index at 9:30 o'cloc Sunday, Oct. 4th. Re Robt. Dillo, Paor. CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Sunday school, 9:45 a. m. Regular service 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. Y. P. S. 7 p. m. Prayer meeting 8 p. m. Wednesday. Mrs. J. M. Stephens, Pastor Ed Saindon, from Gold Bar, paid Monroe a visit Wednesday. Ed re- ports things going well with him and the family charge feeling well and happy. []'. and Mrs. Saindon mde their home in Monroe for a long tin. County superintendent of schools Jacobsen, from Everett, was a Mon- roe visitor Monday. OtymlMa---State highway board lets contracts, Sept. 15, for $321,000 work. Longview--Contract let for $30,000 mortuary. Men's Overcoats for Fall and Winter EXCLUSIVE SHOWING OF THE FAMOUS Jacob's Oregon City Pure Virgin Wool Overcoats Every Garment Styled Right and Perfectly Tailored in New Fall Pattterns $25 $35 $4o DRESS WELL AND SUCCEED Harmon's MONROE'S BEST STORE The Mercantile Co,. YOUR GROCERY STORE The social season is here with its entertfmfng, parties, md bridges. Hostesses find our store a splendid place to shop for new and unusual dainties to serve. Maras.&ino Cherries Make salads and desserts much more attractive. Per bottle .................... 25c-7{ Green Cherries .................. 3Fro Fruit Flavors For making punches and frappes. Lemon, Lime, Orange, Rasp- berry, and other flavors. Will make one and one-half gal- lons, per i ar... 45c Sandwich Spreads Deviled Ham .............. 10c-20c Deviled Chicken ........ 15c-30c Olive Butter ...................... 25c Blue Bonnet ...................... 35c Candy A wide selection of smali dainty candies in a varietT of shapes and colors. Especially suitable for use on the bride table. Jelly Spicettes, per ib ..... 35c Jelly Strings, per lb... ...... 40c Butter Kernels, per Ib ..... 40c Chocolate Buds,  Ib ..... 25c Dainty Mints, per Ib ....... 40c Mint Straws, per Ib ......... 40c Filled Peanuts, per 110 ..... 40c Assorted Plastics, /s ib..30c Cheese Wafers Very delicious cheese straws with a delightful cheesy fla- vor... Served with salads. per can ... 75C Olives We have a very complete line of Ripe, Green and Stuffed Olives... Large and small bottles. Green Olves ........ 15c to, 80c Ripe Olives .......... 15c to 50c Stuffed Olives....20c to $1.,25 Cookies THE FAMOUS NATIONAL BISCUITS--- Nabiscos, Oreo, Lorna Doone and other varieties, per !b . 350 to 450 Dainty boxes, ideal for chil- dren's lunches... Filled with N. B. C. cookies. per box . . . 500 Saratoga Flakes N. B. C. Crisp, fresh, dain- ty, long branch wafers. per box... 20C MANN ING'S COFFEE "If It Comes From Streissguth's It Must Be Good" Both Phones -:-, 311 -:- Both Phones