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L ........... r iiII I mV----  , , '"!- i .... Monroe Monitor=Transcript REPUBLICAN IN POLITICS PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY AT MONROE, WASHINGTON H. D. MATTHEWS, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER Entered at the Postoffice at Monroe, Washington, as second class matter Subscription Price in Snohomish County .......................... $1.00 a Year " " Outside of the " ....................... $1.50 a Year DISPLAY ADVERTISING RATES ON APPLICATION Locals, per line per issue, 5c ; minimum charge .............. ." ............ 25c Cards of thanks, up to ten lines ..................... , ...................... 50c Obituaries and resolutions of condolence, per line ...................... 5c NOTICE to ADVERTISERS All changes of copy for advertising should be in this office not later than Wednesday afternoon of each week to receive proper attention. Bill Jones says; There's the man behind the gun W! 0 thuu his country serves, The man behind the throttle Keen-eyed with iron nerves: But the man who's most behind The one who never climbs Is he who will not advertise The man "Behind the Times." Fake Advertising According to the Centralia Chronicle, the Comlnercial Club of Centralia is to start war on Iake advertising. It is high time that something of this kind was done. It is also a subject that the Twin City Credit Association might in- vestigate with profit. The union of business interests along these lines can be made a great protec- tion to individl ,t businessmen. The advertising fakir is one of the most persistent and one of the slnoothest agents that COlH'ront the builtessmen. He is usually a glib talker t in fltct z has to be iu order to make his business a success. He usually prolnies most anything that conies hand)', for he is here to- day all i goue tonlorrow, 11o one knows where. He has no interest in the town, the businesslllen, or anyone else, excepting what hecan pull from the nlerchant for the time being. Aut nine times out of ten the merchant might as well pour his lnoney in a hole in the grouhd for all the practical adver- tising he gets out of the scheme advocated by mast advertisiiig fa- kirs. It is something of a reflection on the average businessman that he is so easily caught on fake ad- vertising dodges, for the merchant is usually the brightest of our citi- zenship. The crop of shrewd ad- vertising agents is increasing, and the easy money they secure has led ta all kinds of stunts being pulled off in the same of advertiz- ing. The variety of these dodges are too lnany to attenlpt to enu- merate here.--Chehalis Bee-Nug- get. i Seven .towns iu Washington which are now "dry" territory, having voted out the saloons, are going to vote on the local option question again at the time of the general election Nove]uber 8. For the most part the business men of these towns have found that the prohibition attitude of their city has hurt their business. In some cases it has been shown that it is too difficult and costly to enforce the law against drinking. Other citias cannot afford to lose the rev- enue from saloon licenses So it is likely that some of the "dry," towns will vote "wet," while some of the "wet" communities in the state will doubtless vote "dry." The present local option law gives the communities a chance to change their minds every two years if they want to. Conditions seem to be so unsettled that business men secret to be strongly opposed to any I changes iu tile local option law at I i present, preferring to wait and let I the present law work out its own I ! I salvation. It seems to be fair enough to all parties. From a recent report of the State Bureau of Inspection, it is shown that Washington is in receipt of the tidy sum of $1,000 per day as net income from public lunds in- vested in various gilt:edge securi- ties. Under a provision of the state constitution the principal pro- ceeds from certain land grants must remain forever intact, but such funds may be invested in in- terest-bearing securities and the in- come therefrom used for current expenses. At the end of Septem- ber 1910, .the state cash so invested amounted to $8,126,346, and as this vast sum cannot legally be diminished, but is being increased from year to year, conservative es- timates showing a total of not less than $60,000,000 as soon as certain school lands shall be disposed of, a neat little fortune will, within a sh(irt time, be at the disposal Of the state for every day in the year. The time is coming near at hand when Monroe must endeavor to reach out after new factories and industries in order to maintain the past steady rate of growth. A larger insured steady payroll to people living and supporting fami- lies right within the town is need- ed and the members of the Com- mercial club should keep their eyes open for opportunites to secure some other big industry. There are plenty of openings here and it only requires looking up the right men to have some of them filled. It may have looked as though the building record in Monroe this year would be overdone but, as a matter of fact, great as it has been it has not been sufficient to supple the demand. v/ Tickling in the throat, hoarse - ness. loss of voice, indicate the need of BALLARD'S BORE OHUND SYRUP. It eases the lungs, quiets the cough and re- stores health in the bronchial tubes. Price 25c, 50c and $1.00 per bottle. Sold by W. E. Mans- field. D. P. FUNK Auctioneer Public'Sales Always ready and can sell the goods PHONE 206 Tualco COFEE When your breakfast is spoiled by poor coffee don't blame the cook Until you find out what kind of coffee, she uses, It's more than likely the fault is with the coffee and not with the cook. If you find the fault is with the coffee, change your brand and use CHASE & SANBORN'S imrortations. Then if the coffee doesn't taste right change cooks. Chase & Sanborn'g Coffee sells from 20 cents to 40 cents per lb., and its good W.P. MARTIN Monroe Washington Chase & Sanborn Sole Agency i i iiii Ill i --- ir PERT PARAGRAPHS. ]ACH of us is dead sure that if our true worth were understood hy our associates life would he one grand sweet song. Some persons will believe anything if the consideration is forthcoming and proves to be amply sufficient. Don't agree with too many people, if you do you may be in danger of becom- ing popular and thus be a nui- sance. You can't fool some people, and they wouldn't be worth it if you could. Sometimes a man with a swelled bead has had a fresh application of brk'kbaL and sometimes he is only needing |L By the time that we have learned all the things that we oughtn't to know and have tried to forget them It Is time to die. The average man's intelligence is about equal to the strain that Is put upon IL Dlseipline ts undoubtedly a gong thing, but a little spontaneous combus- tion gets It a-going. A Summer Joy. I have a little garden plot. It tm my loY and pet. I like to wasder round In it And watch an onion set Or see a cabbage lift its bead To greet me u 1 pass Or hear the gentle repartee Tom:l off by garden sam. The tee plant cools my fevered Drew. And. much to my surprise, The new potatoes loolt at me And slyly wink tlelr eyes. The turnip never turns me down When I would take a bite. The rhubarb calls me "'Brother Rub@' An0 ys I am all right. The currants glowing red and ripe To currency will turn. The lettuce says. "Let us be frlendL" That offer who would spurn? The corn Livel ear to what 1 say, And. steaming In the pot. Its gernels Live me private Joy And touch a tender spot. Oh. charming little garden plot, Bupplylng all my nds. A symphony Indeed you are Though tuned to ragtime weedsl I wouldn't trade you for & farm. Becatme l am afra!d I ltnow no sueRer who would thinit Of mY.inK such a trade. Frank. "I hope you give me credit for hav- iDg 8ome sense." 'No. that isn't what I give you credit for." "'No?" "No. 1 give you credit because i know i can collect from your dad." In His Own Back Lot. "How do you keep cool in summer?" 'By going to the seaside." "Can't afford iL" 'Try the mountalnL" "Too expensive." "Lucky dog: You have some chance to keep cooL" Being Personal. "You look flustrated." "1 am. I feel all worked up." "What will yon have for your luneh? Are you fond of Iobster' "Thank you, no; not when It Is In a stew." Not Provable. "What do you take me for? I am no fooL" "Perhaps. But"-- 'But what. airY* 'TII bet a dollar that you can't prove It." Quaint. "Ferdy is the most singular chap." 'Is that soY' "Yell." "*What's his specialtyY' '*Paying his bills." Defined. "What is bigamy?' "BigamyY' "Yes" "Expert evidence that a man is In. tne." Big.. 'You are always making a bluff." "Do you blame me?" "Why ?" "! have so much to make It out of." Hard to Please. "All men are fond of flattery." rhat is true, but there are a lot of Im who are mighty particular as to the brand." Good Advice. "l had a horrid nightmare last Itlght.'" rhen don't sleep in the stable any more.," True. "Pretty girls are heartbreakers." "'Yes. and girls that are skillful In cooking and flattery are heart mend- era." Explained. "What IS alimonyY" "The course that foUowa matrimony." . ,,,,,,,, m,,,,,,, , ...... .. Post Office Notice" Patrons re requested to de- posit all mail for dispatch on train No. 1 not later than 5:00 p. m. to insure prompt dispatch. Respectfully, Robt. H Stapmton, P. M" Canadian Stamps. The local office has received quite a few letters lately stamp- ed with Canadian Stamps. Pa. irons are advised that these let ters do not go forward but are held for postage. "Tolerance" In Coins. The mint allows a certain degree of "tolerance" in coins. For example, the gold double eagle's standard weight is 516 grains, and the "'tolerance" allowed Is half a grain. A coin of this denom- ination may weigh as little as 515 grains or as much as 5liP/2 grains, but never less than the first nor more than the second figure. The standard weight of the silver half dollar is 192.9 grains, and the tolerance allowed is 1.5 grains. This coin may weigh as little as 19i.4 grains and as much as 194.4 grains, but never less than the first nor more than the second figure. The standard fineness of all gold and silver eoins is 900. In the gold coins a devia- tion of only one one-thousandth from this is allowed and in the silver coins of only three one-thousandth. The so called five cent nickel coin is really only 25 per cent nickel, the rest helng copper. One cent pieces are 95 per cent copper and 5 per cent tin and sinc.--Phliadelphia Record. 8it Walter Scott's Debts. The Ballantyue failure threw upon 8if Walter Scott the responsibility for 1a0.000. or $6r),000. and ihe grand old man immediately set about the nllghty task of paying it; but. notwRhstanding the most heroic efforts on his part. he never succeeded In paying it all. He did the best he could, but he had to depend solely upon his writings, and the task was more than mortal man could accomplish. As his powers fail- ed he became possessed of the idea that all his debts were paid and that he was a free man. and In this belief he happily remained till his death.- New York American. Better Dream On. "Isn't that a perfect dream of a last?" she demanded of tile man by her side. "1 said." she repeated aft,.r some meonds of silence, "'isn't that a dream of a hat?" Still silence from the man. Then she ventured reproachfully: "Why don't you say something?" "'My dear, you seemed to enjoy your dream so that 1 was afraid of waking you up." the man then replied. The Psalms. Many years ago a new Clergyman was taking Sunday duty in a remote hamlet among the Yorkshire wolds. After morning service the old clerk came up to him and observed: "So ye ,alls them 'Saunas.' do ye? Non. we never knew what to make o' that 'ere P. We alias calls 'em "Spasms.'"-- London Scraps. Grit. Grit Is the grain of character. It may generally be described as heroism ma- terialized-spirit and will thrust Into heart, brain and backbone, so as to form part of the physical substance of the man.--Whlpple. Same Effect. Innis--Do I love her? Why. man, l can't sleep nights for thinking about her. Owens--That's not proof positive. I get the same effect from my tailor's bllls.--Boston Transcript. Discouraging. Jester--Poor old Skinflint has his irouhles: Jlmson--What: Why. he's umklng barrels and barrels of money. lester--I know. but the price of barrels has gone up. Wanted Help. Wife (crying in a troubled dream)- Help'. Help'. Flub*-t'oor dear'. Wor- rying about the servant problem even in her sleep.-Boston 'Pzaaaerlpt. -"-- ..... ' ..... Apllication NO. 7-7564 Notice of Sale of State Lands. Notice is hereby given, that on Saturday, the 5th day of November, 1910, between the hours of ten o'clock in the forenoon and four o'clock in the afternoon, commencing at ten o'clock in the forenoon of said day, in front of the malu en- trance door to tbe county court house in tbe city of Everett. county of Snohomish. State of Washmgton, either by the County Auditor of said county or by a member of the Board of State Land Commissioners of the state of Washington, the following described State lands, together with the improvements situat- ed thereon, will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder therefor, to-wit: Application No. 77'23. SW4 of section 16, township 28 north, range 7 east W. M.. containing 160 acres, more or less, according to the government survey thereof, appraised at $2.000.00. Application No. 7564. S of SE' of section 36. township 28 north, range 6 east W. M.. containing 80 acres, more or less, according to the government survey there- of, appraised at $1,120.00. Said lands will be sold for not less than the appraised value above stated and upon the terms and conditions following: Terms and Conditions of Sale.--Not less than ohe-tenth of the purchase price must be paid at the time of sale tn the officer makiug the sale. The purchaser, if be be not the owner of the improvements, must forth,ithpaytotbe officer making the sale the full amount of tbe appraised value of the improvements, as above stated. One tenth of the purchase price must be oaid annually thereafter on the first day of March of each year, with interest on all defer- red payments at the rate of six per centum pcrannum, together with accrued interest on any balance at the same rate; Provided, That any purchaser may make full payment of priu- cipal, interest and statutory fees at any time and obtain deed or slate patent. The purchas- er of land containing timber or other valuable materials is prohibited by law from cutting or removing any such timber or nt.terials with- out first obtaining consent of the Commission- er of Public Lands or the Board, until the full amount of the purchase price bas been paid and deed issued. AU sales of State ]ands are made ,ubject to the reservations of oils, gases, coal, ores. min- erals and fossils of every name, kind and des- cription, to the additional terms attd conditions rescribed in the Act of the Ltgislature ap- roved March 20, 1907, being Sec. 3 of Chap. 2.56 of the Laws of 1907. The above described lands are offered for sale in pursuance of an order of the Board of tate Land Commissioners, and an order of sale duly issued and certified by the Commissioner of Public Lands of the tate of Washington now on file in the omcc of the County Aud- itor of said county. [SEALJ E.W. ROSS. Commissioner of Public Lands No. Summons IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SNOHOM[SH. Mrs. Lois M. Sisinger, Plaintiff, VS. Arthur J. Sisinger. Defendant. The State of Washington to Arthur J. Sisinger, defendant herein: You are hereby summoned to appear within sixty (60) days after the first publication of of this summons to-wit: Within sixty (60)days after the 30th day of September, A. D. 1910 and defend the above en- titled action in the above entitled court and answer the complaint of the plaintiff and serve a copy of your answer upon the under- signed attorney for plaintiff at his office below stated and in case of your faUure so to do, judgment will be rendered against you accord- ing to the demands of the Complaint which has been filed with the clerk of said court. The object of this action is for the purpose of securing a divorce of tbe parties hereto upon the grounds o! cruel and inhuman treatment and non support. E. T BASCOM, Attorney for Plaintiff Office and Postofflee addresm Monroe, Snohomish ('nasty. Washington First publictaion September 30, 1910, 6t No. Summons IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY ON SNOHOMISH. Hulda Johnson, Plaintiff, VS. Charley Johnson. Defendant The State of Washington to the said Churls3 Johnson: You are hereby summon to appear within Sixty days after the date of the first publica- tion of this summons, to-wit: within Sixty days after the )th day of September, 1910, and defend the above entitled action in the above entitled court, and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorney for pla|ntiff, at his office below stated: and in case of your failure so to do, judgement will be rendered against 'ou according to the demand of the complaint, which has been filed with the clerk of said court. The object of this action is to obtain a di- vorce in one of the cases prescribed by law, the custody of the minor child and alimony. G F, COOK, = Attorney for Plaintiff Office and Post office address; Monroe. Snohomish County, Washington. First Publication September 30, 1910 6t ililit.tt!t Mn!t!t tt  i You can sane money by buying f j CatS, r,our ! " grix C0oswell Patronize Our Advertisers THE BUSINESS HOUSE Which does not regularly appeal to prospective patrons through the columns of this paper. GETS NO RECONITION from the strongest clientele of good people to be reached by any newspaper in any community in Snohomish County. THE BANK LIQUOR STORE Fred E. Ferguson, Prop. The Popular Place on the Corner. Highest Quality in Wines, Liquors and Cigars Good Accommodations adjacent in the Monroe Hotel. Dr. H. C. Soil PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office and residence DOLLOFF BLDG. Monroe. Wash. E. W. Cox, M. D. PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office in residence on Lewis street, opposite Monroe Livery Barn. Monroe, Wash. Dr. 1R. S. Stryker DENTIST Oflce: DOLLOFF BUILDING Monroe Was h ington Dr. John Moulton DENTIST Offices; DOLLOFF BLDG. Men roe Washington E. T. Bascom ATTORNEY AT LAW Bascom-Hallan Building Monroe, - Wash. G. F. Cook Attorney at Law Real Estate and Insurance In Ferguson Building. MONROE. WASH. E. P. Walker ATTORNEY-AT-LAw Insurance and Real Estate OPPOSITE MONROE NAT'L BAK VIONROE, WASH. H. Mumm, Jr., Pres. F. Fdthy, Vice-Pres. O.A. Fralley, Se'y-Tru4. COAST ENGINEERING CO. General Engineering and Contracting Surveying, Estimating, Superintending Maps, Plans, Specifications and Blue Printing Both Phones 79i 2810 Colby Ave. Everett F. J. BARTELS UNDERTAKER and EMBALMER (LICENSE NO. 76) Res. Sunset 404 Office 64 E. E. Purdy Funeral Directors, Undertakers and Embalmers Prompt attention and perfect service Snohomish, Washington J" A. VANASDLEN, Monroe Represent're Castle Hali @ Monroe L0doe No. 138 K, 0f P. Meets every Tuesday evening m Pythian Hall. All visiting Knights cordially Invited to attend. J.P. AUSTIN, C. C. S. J. MOODY. K. of R. & S. Monroe Lodge 160 A. F. and A. M. Meets the First and Third Wednesdays I..I. OLIVER, W. M. L. M. SANDERS, Sec'y Musical instruments Complete New Stock of V]0LINS, MANDOLINS, '. GUITARS, ACCORDEONS These instruments are all good makes and will save you the troub- le of going out of town to buy. Come and try them. S. POWN[LL Monroe Transfer Co E. F. JOHNSTON, Prop. Transferrin00 Moving and Expressing, Read)" at all Times Orders may be left at W.A. Patterson s store. For 8ale by T. W .STRANGER