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Friday, October 30, 1925. THE MONROE MONITOR-Monroe Washington Pa Five The Biggest Little Store in the World STRETCH CASH AND CARRY EveR" additional service cost, every factor that con- tributes to an increase in price has been removed. No C. O. D.&apos;sl No expensive fix- tures! No undue waste in ad- vertising space! No deliver- ies! No waste of floor spaee l Practically no service! Cash and Carry prices do not include any of these service charges! By help- ing yourself, you keep prices tow. We serve our customers better by selling them more for less. The Cash and Carry Way. OUR REGULAR PRICES CALUMET BAKING POW- DER--Pound- 29 K. C. BAKING POWDER-- 25 Ounces--- ROYAL BAKING POWDER --12 Ounces-- Friday and Saturday SPECIALS FERN BLUFF BUTTER--2 Pounds--- $1.09 A Quality product, made in MONROE, by Monroe labor. BANANAS--Dozen-- 19c SEEDLESS RAISINS-- Four Pounds-- 350 I EXTRA FANCY CURRANTS --Package-- 18c Combination Lemon, Citron, Orange Peel--Pkg.-- 580 FANCY BACK BACON--lb.-- 41c MORRELL'S PRIDE SIDE BACON--Pound-- 47c None Better SALT PORK-- Pound-- 27c WE SERVE YOU BETTER BY SELLING YOU MORE FOR LESS OPEN SATURDAYS UNTIL 9 P. M. / I q ............... ;++++++++++++++++ Ed Liies also reports having had'+++++++++++++++++++ TTT Tm Jq uteastreakfgdluckbasketing + + LOCAL lW xzvz + ouite a bunch of those luscious little  SOCIETY + ++++++++++++++++++ fellows thatmakearealhitwiththe ++++++++++++++++++t T ...... i gastronomic institution. I eacner oz piano,  msson, heave I I word at Monroe Theatre box office or I A daughter, born to Mr. and Mrs. I Mrs. Bayton, 316 Fremont Street,[Ross Muirhead, Monday, Oct. 26. All l llonroe. 29tf I concerned d'oing splendidly, i The M. E. Ladies will give a Social l Saturday, Oct. 31st, is Hatlowe'en, i Aid at the church hall Wednesday, the night when the elves are abroad Nov. 4, at 2:30 P. M. Mrs. MeSrickle, and tricks galore are played Mrs. Knott and Mrs. Mossford will be the hostesses. Everybody wel- Beginning Sunday, Nov. 1st, the [ Index Stages, Inc., will have their! come. Snohomish depot and waiting rooms! Masquerade. Saturday, Oct. 31, at in the New Brunswick Hotel, Snoho-i Community Hall, Monroe. Radio mish, located an the west end of the Karlson plays. 33t1" main business street. Lost in the dough of Watson's famous Potato Yeast Bread, sales Sat- urday, Oct. 31, a $5 gold piece.--Find- i ers keepers. See advertisement of the Watson Bakery elsewhere in this issue <>f the Monitor. There's money in it for you. Miss Gladys Hanson, of Duvall, and .Louis Mascelli, of Everett, were married Monday at Everett. The bride is a professional nurse and during the past six months has been practising her profession in Duvall under the late Dr. Strang. The groom is a mechanic in the Bremerton navy Miss Jennie Olson, daughter of An- drew Olson, has received the appoint- ment as head librarian of the city library, Pocatello, Idaho, and will as- sume her new duties on November let. She has been employed as as- sistant librarian at the Medford', Ore- gon, city library for some time past. D. D. Ingersoll, of Everett, has opened a second hand furniture store in Monroe, and will also operate a repair department H. E. Pearsall has begun operations on a new home which he is designing and constructing himself on his new Mrs. Harry Lillemoen was hostess to a party of lad'ies at a halloween I party last Thursday evening at her I home on North M.dison street. The I following ladies enjoyed the evening: Mesdames E. C. Newell, P. M. Lai- zure, Wm. McCord, J. L. Brady, H. K. I Lum, Win..Lillemoen, E. F. Jones, R. V. Green, J. W.. Robertson, J. J. Cretney, E. E. Johnston, J. W. Crow, J J. We del, P. P. Cooley, Guy Street- er, Henry Martel, Pearce, L. A. John- son, Roe Malone, C. W. Roben, C. A. McMickle and James Hatch. The house was elaborately decorated with yellow and' black streamers, cats and pumpkins. The ladies, costumed as children, were met at the door by the little Misses Marguerite and Lulu Lillemoen and Pauline Pearce, dressed as witches. There were games and fortune telling, altogether a delight- ful evening, after which the hostess served delicious refreshments, assisted by Mrs. J. J. Cretney and Mrs. E. F. Jones The luncheon was carried out in hallowe'en, also. The Women's Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist church en- tertained at a silver tea on Wednes- day afternoon last. About 35 guests I R. L. Billings, James DeFeyter, W. S. !umu bouquets. The tables were Kennon, R. J. Stretch, E. W. Covell, !charming in Hallowe'en shades also. C. A. Olscn, A. B. Sprau, James lA delicious three course luncheon was Hatch, E. F. Jones, E. T. Bascom, E. i served by the hostesses after a pleas- P. Shipp, Earl Titus, R. V. Greene, ant afternoon visiting and sewing. Win. Lillemoen and' J. J. Cretney. Af-! .... ter an evening of fun the hostess I "Oh, Dec" served lovely refreshments, assisted i A riot of melody and mirth, next by Mrs. James Hatch and' Mrs. J. J. Saturday night, at Brown's Theatre, Cretney. Mrs. R. V. Greene won the wize for the most original costume i Snhmish; the Davis & Smith Mus- ical Revue offer the musical cocktail '"Oh, Dec." Songs, dancing and' a Miss Alice Louden was hostess tO icyclon e of laughs are all woven into the Young Matrons' club at her home a plot that will keep you in an up- in Park Place on Tuesday evening, roar. The whispering trio have sev- The following ladies played brid'ge: eral numbers that are sure to go over Mesdames Ed White, W. J. McCord, with a bang, and the Sunshine Chorus Win. Lillemoen, J. L. Brady, Robert have four fast stepping numbers. Duncan, Victor err, Arthur Nelson, i There will be two shows---one at J. H. Robertson, C. W. Roben, Ralph Raven, P. M. Laizure and Miss Myrtle seven and one at nine. Vanasdlen. After a pleasant four I rounds of bridge the hostess served I Factory Made Rugs dainty refreshments. Mrs. Brady re-with borders, seamless, 9x9, 9x10-6, ceived the award for high score and 9x15, 9x18, 11-3x24-8, and 100 other Mrs. Robertson receivei the award for, sizes on terms, at cash prices from low score.. Waldron Co., Seattle. The Presevere Club met on Wedges- High grade piano near Monroe will day afternoon at the home of Mrs. lbe sold to a reliable party at a big E. J. Schrag, with the following mem- I saving. $10 monthly will handle, a bers present: Mesdames Arthur Reap- t snap. Write at once to Tallman Piano or, J. E. Walsh, Chas. Chilberg, AllStore, Salem, Oregon. 33t2 Young._ __ H Steffen, S. Pownall, ,L. A1 ..... 1 dridge, L. Schrag, A. Steffen. Mrs.:--' 'i: "t[ ............. Henry Schrag was a guest of the club WASHJ00G,u. STATE for the afternoon. After a delightful +++++++++++++++++++ PERSONAL + +++++++++++++++++ Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Warner, from Sultan, were Monroe visitors Wedes- day. Mr. Warner, just back from east of the mountains and in the Omak section of the Okanogan valley, reports conditions very fair over that way. He and his wife spent several weeks in that region. County Attorney C. T. Roscoe, from Everett, was a Monroe caller Wednes- day. Mrs. Frank Bohl, of Marshland, was a guest on Monday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Robert Duncan. Mrs. P. M. Laizure made a business trip to Everett on Wednesday morn- ing'. Mrs. George Hagedorn visited at the Hamilton home in Seattle for a few days this week. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Duncan made a business trip to Ellensburg oven the week end. Mrs. Minard Allison returned to Monroe on Tuesday, after several days anent with her mother and' sister in Tacoma. property in the Park Place region of Monroe, a recent purchase from S. Pownall. This improvement will ag- gregate about $2,000, and will well ornament and add to the value of the fine two-acre tract that goes with this property. Masquerade, Saturday, Oct. 31, at Community Hall, Monroe. Radio Karlson plays. 33t1" The fishing is about at its peak condition in the Skykomish. Sunday was a big day for the Waltonians, as pretty finely laden creels was the order of things with all fishermen at all skilled in angling and' with pa-i tience to stand and wait, and with] knowledge of the best ripples to try l out. Harry Francis, Billy Wegley, I and several other of the real fisher-! men of Monroe, made big catches, i Most people think that Fine l Clothes just naturally Have to be expensive. Honestly, we believe that we could sell twice as many Kahn Tailored Clothes if we could only make people understand how Little they cost. Real dis- tinctive, fine clothes for as lit- tle as $30 to $75.00. For a real thrill in combined style and economy, let us take your measure for that new suit or overcoat. GEO. E. SMITH Have us D.ry Clean Your Suit, Coat, Silks and Furs Reasonable In Price--Exgert, High-Cla Workmanship Tfiloring--Oleaning--Dyeing PletingRep Phone 1701 Monroe, Wash. INSURANCE IS NOT A COMMODITY, BUT A SERVICE My agency is equipped to render ou that service faithfully and efficiently, whatever your insur- ance needs may be. J. E. HAMILTON HMlan Bldg., Monroe, Wash. Ill yard'. Both are very fine young peo- ple worthy of success and happiness which the Monitor hopes they will have in abundance. The public schools of Monroe will be closed on Friday in order that the teachers therein may attend the con- vention of the Washington Education association, which opened in Tacoma on Wednesday and will close on Fri- day. I Max Elster, of Everett, has organ-[ ized a violin class in Monroe, which l meets at the E. T. Bascom home. Mr. Elster heM, his first class meeting on Thursday afternoon. The remains of Virgil Colsen, age 4 months, whose death occurred at Red- mond on the 25th inst. following a whooping cough illness, were buried in Monroe Tuesday afternoon in I. O. O. F. cemetery. The funeral service was conducted in the Purdy & Sons chapel, Roy. E. D. White officiating. +++++++++++,+++++++$ TUALC0 NOTES + +++++44+++++44+4: Word was received here Monday, of the death of Joe Phelps. Deceased was a brother of Frank E. an4 Jim Phelps. Re also leaves a daughter and two grandchildren, two brothers and one sister living in New York and another brother in Pennsylvania. Mr. F. E. Phelps, brother of the deceased, has lived in Monroe for the past forty- five years, and fifty years in this .state. He is an ex-county commiss- tuner and is well known throughout the county and state. Oran Glover has returned to his home in Mount Forest, after spend- ing several weeks with his brother Clyde Glover, of Marysville. Miss Irene Phipps svent the .week end with her mother in Mount Ver- non, Wedriesday. Mr. and Mrs. James Jimmicum and children motored to Snohomish, Sunday, to spend the day with Joe Jimmicum, who is a patient at the Aldercrest Sanitorium. Don Bonamy and Thomas Calligan, of Seattle, were visitors of Dana Cowdl from Friday until Monday. Yfiss McGuire spent the week end with her parents in Snohomish. Mr. and Mrs. Jacobsen, of Seattle, were visitors at the Chris Jensen home, Sunday. There will be a Hallowe'en party given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Phelps, Saturday evening, Oct. 31. Everybody" is cordially invited. Chris Jensen and Carl Jorgensen went on a hunting trip to Mount Ver- non, Wednesday. Mrs. Glen Rowley and two children, of Beverly Park, visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerber, several days last week. ! Miss. Ira Johnson, of Seattle, is spending several days at the home of Mrs. Lillian Cowell. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Campbell and children, of Stanwood, were Sunday visitors at the Win. Foye home. Ilwaco--Cranbey crop now esti- mated at 50,000 boxes. enjoyed the following program: Hymn and prayer; vocal solo, Maryon Beck- man, accompanied on the piano by Mrs. L. M. Basher; . true story, Mrs. Harry Hillis; vocal solo, Miss Lor- raine Dickinson, accompanied by Mrs. Wm. Lillemoen; paper, Mrs. Elmer Broughton; "In Mexico," a reading by Mrs. W. Draper; "The Camel at the Close of Day," a recitation by Burton Countryman; "Why I Am a Women's' Foreign Missionary Society Member," a talk by Mrs. C. A. Olson. Mrs. E. D. White, Mrs. F. E. Countr- man and Mrs. C. A. Olson formed the committee in charge. Mrs. C. W. Roben wa hostess to the Tolero Club on Friday afternoon last. After the regular business ses- sion, a guessing contest occupied the afternoon. Tea was served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Ralph Raven and Mrs. E. P. Shipp, to the follow- ing members and guests: Mesdames Anna Pearsall, Hilda Johnson, Libbie IffcGlothlin, Margaret Smith. Camilla Lure, Edna Love, Margaret Bascom, Inez Cook, John Crankshaw, Anna err, Phyllis Hysom, Alice Esche, Ada Moore, Ella Evans, Rhoda Faulds, J. M. Robbins, E. P. Shipp, George Hage- dorn, Ralph Raven, Bellinger, E. T. York, Dan Wolfe, George Watson, P. P. Cooley, E. L. Purdy, Hannah Hewitt and Miss Fannie Holcomb, of Snohomish. The Triple *H Club met in regular session at the home of Mrs. George Hagedorn on Thursday afternoon of last week. The afternoon was given over to sewing and fancy work, after which the hostess served tea to the following: Mesdames Fred Hagedorn, C. W. Robert, Leslie Brady, Robert Duncan, Margaret Smith, C. F. Elwell, Howard Watkins, Ralph Raven, Paul Laizure, Roy Jellison, George Nelson and Dan Wolfe. Mrs. J. D. Marsolais entertained with a harvest dinner Sunday even- ing, for her house guest, Mrs. Mary Richardson, of Seattle. Mrs. Richard- son proved to be a most interesting entertainer, pointing out, as it were, present conditions consistent with the new cycle of time. The dining room was beautifully decorated with the Hllowe'en colors. Dinner was served to Dr. and Mrs. Roger B. Payne an family, Mrs. B. J. Eobdell, Mrs. James Hatch, Mrs. E. C. Newell, Mrs. B. Heckman, Mrs. A. B. Sprau, Mrs. Hubnail. Mrs. lVaude Thornton, the honor guest, Mrs. Richardson, and Mr. Knight. The Monroe Men's club met Mon- day evening in the Congregational hall, with about thirty-five members ;and guests present. Dr. Griswold, of  Seattle, delivered a very enlightening! ;talk, in a very interesting way on the i "Germ Theory of Disease," which was well received by the audience. Before the open sssion, a fine supper was enjoyed by the club members. Mrs. Harry LiUemoen entertained the second of her series of Hallowe'en parties on Tuesday evehing. The ladies were costumed in very catching costumes.' The house decorations were orange and black streamers, or- ange bouquets and hlack cats. Mar- guerite and Kathleen Lillemoen were costumed as phantoms to meet the guests. Games, fortune telling and weird tricks were enjoyed. The following ladies were present at this party: Mesdames L. H. Younr. Kit- tie Jones, B. J. Lobdell, E. L. Billings, and profitable afternoon, tea was served by the hostess. The next meet- ing will be held at the home of Mrs. S. Pownall, November 18. The Research club met tn regular session on Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. M. Reardon, with twelve members responding to roll call, with sh<>rt discussions on "My Favorite American Writer." Mrs. Reardon read a report of the thir- teenth semi-annual convention of the Snohomish District Federation of Women's Clubs held at Marysville on October 17th. Mrs. H. H. Morgan read a most delightful and' interesting vapor on "American Ideals as Re- flected in Prose and Poetry," discus- sion of which was followed by ad- BRIEF HEWS ITEMS I Mrs. Margaret Heifort, who has been ill at her home the past few days, is somewhat better at this writ- Principal Events of the Week Assembled for Information of Our Readers. The plan to establish a municipal telephone system In Seattle has been revived. Contract has been awarded for the building of a new theatre in Mount Vernon to cost $100,000. ing. Mrs. Gee. H. Grant, of Everett, is spending a few days at the home of her sister, Mrs. Margaret Heifort. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Anderson and little daughter, Phyllis Jane, of Ev- erett, were week end guests at the Earl Heifort home. M. an@ Mrs. A. W. Heifort and Sanford Preston visited Arlington friends last Sunday. A. B. Christie, of Everett, was a Sunday visitor in Monroe. journment. Charles G. Austin, 79, justice of the M .......... peace and a member of the first state esaames . e. Jonnson ana a. w ...... .- -'---- ,- Oeattle row enzermmea a fne nrs o a " " Ill series of card parties on Wednesday Lidge Flohr, 17, was Instantly z afternoon. The following ladies en-led near Colville when struck by a joyed six rounds of bridre: Mesdames I h,,no fired bv another member of a T. C. Cromwell. S. J. KnaDp, C. E. 'h=[;n art" Taylor, W. S. Fletcher, C. H. Currie, t g p y. Roe Malone. C, W. Roben. L. D. Steph- I Joseph Rubenser, 83, a resident o! ens. F. K. Swan. John Austin, P. P. I Garfield county for 48 years, died at Cooley. E. IS. Streissoath. Minard AS- ! ,_ I. .... * o  .... ,-r In Pomero hson, G. F. Herl .y, J. J. Reardo , I ...... S. Camp. R. B. Payne, E: Huff. G P. aer a snort mness. Stuart. Grant Gibson, E. G. Rhode. " The Hazelwood company is planning R L Billings James Hamdton Paul i,o ,,.o,,,, ,r  eh facto v at Laizure. Wm. Lillemoen, Ralph Raven. I Aotl;;to;e a du;lite ofCh:-fac  Art Nelson. Laurence Finnegan of[ Seattle. The house was charming , tory now in operation b.y the company with chandelier an floor lights and at Palouse. The home of the Inglewood Golf bouquets in the Hallowe'en shades. The table decorations were in keening with the house decorations, yellow and black score cards, ]i.hted candles on the luncheon tables, decorated with l large orange and black bows in net, i making a very pleasinr effect. The[ hostesses were assisted in servin by Mrs. 'Henry Martel an, Miss Gwen Perkins. Mrs. Elizabeth Huff scored high and Mrs. George Stuart low; both received prizes. Mesdames W. S. Fletcher and Art Nelson entertained vn Saturday eve- ning at a Hallowe'en odacing party, with dancing at the Fletcher home and' luncheon at the Nelson home. Both houses were in Hallowe'en dec- orations and very pretty. The follow- ing ladies and gentlemen were nres- ent; Messrs. and Mesdames W. S. Camp, C. H. Currie, Minard Allison, Guy Streeter, Leslie Johnson, W. A. Mnro, Frank Currie, S. J. Knapp, Carl Lindahl. of Everett. with Mrs. Clyde McGee, of Kerriston. the hosts and hostesses. Delicious refreshments were served. Mrs. Margaret Heifort. with Mrs. Lon Heifort, entextained a party of ladies on Saturday afternoon compli- mentary to Mrs. Earl Heifort. FI- lowing is the guest list: Mesdames J. E. and S. E. Powell, of Seattle; S. McGee, P. Oegan, C. Welsh, H. Hal- varsan, G. H. Grant, Kathleen Phelps, C. Newthaway, W. Alkire. G. Michel, L. Stensen, S. Stensen, G. Churches, J. E. Badger, D. E. Purd.v, J. Ander- son. of Everett. Monroe ladies were: J. Wyatt. J. K. Skalley, R. M. Brown, D. Hocum, Lee Hocum, J. I. Hopper, R. Badgley, R. Gray, T. Edwards, Mrs. L. Farrell of Arlington. Mrs. R. Pettigill, of Stillwater, Mrs. *H. Lead- erhman. Bellingham. with the Misses Made Powell and Mildred Butler, of Seattle, and Mabel Phelps, Infrih Swensen and Gusto Twalkson, of Ev- erett. The house decorations were Hallowe'en With very pretty late aut- and Country club, near Seattle, burn. ed with a loss estimated at $35,000. Sticks and clothing of 550 members were destroyed. Apples are being shipped from Rio. erlde this year for the first time. Previous to this year 200 cars of ap Dies grown in that region had been hauled to Omak for shipment. Oliver Jones, negro, was found dlty of second degree murder for the killing of his wife tn Longview in July. The sentence for second degree mu tier is not less than 10 years. Gross earnings of the Washington Water Power company for the firs! nine months of this year reached the sum of $4,186,365, an increase of $300,. 887 over the same period in 1924. Charlas McKenna, 18, son of John McKenna of Adna, was injured, prob. ably fatally, when the motorcycle he was riding side-swiped an automobile driwan by Ben Zawaske, merchant, of Wdvllie. hat 13 new factories have bee established in the state of Washing. ton in the last lne months was showz by a. compilation completed by the Washington State Manufacturer|' as. Iocdatlon. J. L. Lytel, Yakima reclamatio Sulrintendent, has issued a warnln$ Jainst ttrther defacing of the Rt. rock dam and Its buildings by visitors The defacing has reached a erlou dt, it was aaid. Auburn--Two tunnels in New Black Diamond coal mines connected. They will produce 2,000 tons of coal daily. Dr. and Mrs. P. P. Cooly, with Mrs. Cooley's mother, Mrs. E. T. York, motored to Eagle Falls, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Pearce, who have ien Monroe residents for the past several months, have returned to California to make their home. They left Monroe on Monday, making the trip by automobile. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ross were guests for several days this week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Ross. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Bascom and daughter, Margaret, were dinner guests on Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mar. O. L. Miller, at Edmonds. Miss Charlotte Wod and Mrs. Jeff Brown. both of Sultan, underwent ap- pendicitis operations at the Monroe General Hospital during the week, and the report is that both are doing nicely. Roy Olson and Nels Lindh, from the University at Seattle, spent the week end in Monroe. Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Ridley, from Ellensburg, have come to Monroe to make their home, having leased the MacDougall house on north Madison street. Mr. Ridley will be associated with Dr. Strandberg. taking charge of the blacksmithing end of the bus- mess. Mrs. Fred Ad'ams, of Index, and her sister, Mrs. Frank Kneiss, of Mon- roe, arrived Monday at home from Minor, N. D., where they. went two weeks before with the remains of their father, Sanford Johnson, for burial there. NOTICE The registration books for the town of Monroe now available for registration at the Laizure Confec- tionery, Main street, Monroe, Will close Nov. 1% and remain closed until after the election to be held Tuesday, Dee. 8th, 1925. Be governed cord- ingly. E. L. PURDY, 33t2 Town Clerk. If You Can Afford It the best rugs to buy, are Sanfords; thick. De Luxe 9, 12 or 15 feet wide, seamless, in plain colors, an size, usual price, $9 square yard, here $6, on attractive terms.Waidron Co., headquarters for rugs; 1514-6th, at Seattle. Pullman--Grain men expect 1200,o 000 bushels to be sold here this year, 200,000 bushels above O-year av- erage.