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PACE SIX (X)MBINATION house and apart- meat at rear of Atlin Apart- ments. Two ,bedrooms, electric stove and refrigerator, just re- decorated. Available Nov. 15. Burke Rety. PYramid 4-9161, Monroe. 41-1tc mnre Mnitr&apos; Mnre' Wash" Nv" 10' 1960 |n Octher:Too LGe To evenings PYramid 4-6322. 41-tfc n Epping H dl a er T From I Ira- , N p retj Eight Lo Li Comments E X N E W $ N 0 T E $ ,ow. se ves Ties For High N -- 21 yard loads. PYramid 4-5671," 0 High 0 b T [ COUNTY AGE T I . and Mrs. M. J. Spanj and to do some shopping then - ways ,n cto er est  about a month ,rein now the girls shopped in Everett d Seattle ing home they shopped in Monroe NICE drop front deskmahog'any Western Washington (kferece far on Saturday. coffee table---occasional tables-- _Here .In ...Count vk people will be held down also on Monday. The Idale Jersey Farm, East at Centralia. The exact dates are fudl and twin size beds--mirrors --dishes--lamps. Come in and look around. USED FURNITURE MART 500 E. Mare Monroe 41-3tc KNrlIN K knitting ma- chine. Nearly new. % price. Mrs. M. ']tlche, 362 S. Sam St., Mon- roe. PYramid 4-4392. 41-2tc YOU'RE NEXT! Ferdie Carlstr0m Invites MONROE'S MOST MODERN BARBER SHOP, WITH FERDIE CARLSTROM PRESIDING (ABOVE), OPENED FOR BUSINESS THIS WEEK ENHANCED WITH ALL THE AC- COUTERMENTS FOR PERFECT TON- SORIAL SERVICE IN COMFORTABLE SUR- ROUNDINGS, AND THE ASSURANCE OF 100 PER CENT SANITATION AT ALL TIMES FERDIE CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO COME IN AND GET ACQUAINTED AT YOUR EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY FERDIE'S . . . BARBER SHOP Traffic death victims were add- ed to the ever-growing list as eight persons were killed in Sno- homish County during October, State Patrol Chief Roy A. Betlach said today. "This brings the county's traffic death toll for the year up to which is a decrease of one under last year's figure of 29 deaths," he said. "Of the thirty-nine coun- ties in the state, 19 reported traf- fic deaths during October. "The remaining two months of the year have traditionally been months which have had on an ,aver- age of more than a hundred traffic deaths," he pointed out. "Unless something miraculous haplesS, this average will be exceeded, `for the elements--weather, road and light conditions, become hazardous and lend the factors which contribute to traffic accidents and deaths. "It isn', necessary for a traffic accident to occur," he hastened to state, "and those responsible for traffic safety aren't 'hanging crepe' or manufacturing xcuses. Facts, however, must ,be faced, and unless .those who drive on the state's streets and highways take into con- sideration, and adjust their speed and overall control of the vehicle to meet. these hazardous conditions, then it remains that the only thing that can result from the irrespon- sible individual is for *an ,accident to oecnr. In the first ten months of this year, .the estimated economic loss from traffic accidents in the State of Washington is $77,385,000. "The final two months of 1959, in Snohomish County, indicates that three traffic deaths were re- ported. If the record for Novem- ]r and December 1959 is to be bettered this year, then it is essen- tial that .every person who operates a motor vehicle to void himself of the misbelief that traffic accidents can't happen to him. Of the more than one hundred thousand drivers involved in traffic accidents in 1959, a vast majority are undoubtedly wondering how the traffic accident. occurred. "The sad part of this picture," Betlach said, is that most of the accidents could lave been prevent- ed. A few seconds which the care- less driver might save is soon forgotten if the sacrifice to save time has been a human ,life." GAME NIGHT i I Smith Building 111 W. Main St. MONROE SHOPPING CENTER 'TIN LIZZIE' GIVE-AWAY MODEL T Free... ...,,,. Get Your... Wheelbase FreeTicket!! .., A "Engine No Obligation ,:e Nothing to Buy Presentation: if *=iiiiiiii!iiiiii:*: ::, DEC. 3 You need not . i i be present to win ! SHOP... -" uNs AND HANDLES LIKE AREAL CAR! Th Firms To Win... MONROE Hardware & Spoiling Goods Elsie's Beauty Shop Douglass BarberShop Tri-Valley Pharmacy Safeway Stores Inc. Monroe Laundromat SnackBar, Wolfkil! Feed,& Fertilizer Corp. Stamvood, and Wilbur Eppinga, Monroe, tied for ,high herd posi- tion, with lad average of 55.9 potmds of butterfat each, accord- flag to John Lovgroen, secretary of the Cow Testing Association, Ln his report for the month of Octo- ber. A total of 4940 cows in 101 herds were tested on the standard plan of testing, and these cows av- eraged 918 pounds of milk and 38.! pounds of fat. December 8, 9, ,and 10 on the Junior College Campus in Centv lia. This will be a conference for those with horses, sheep, swine, and beef, and is patterned after the short course that has been held on the WSU Campus. There will be many experts in the different fields on hand for the three days to give those attending ,their ideas of prac- tical management of-ttese lani- mals. This is open to ,anyone inter- .this group included those of TL E Ro'.hrocIL Ariingtnn, with ,an .v.r- age of 54.8 pounds of fat; ather Bros., Silvana, 52.4 pounds of fat; Brekhus & Son, Silvana, 50.1 pounds ot fat; and Claude Gad- berry, Arlington, 49.0 pounds of butLe)'faL. In addition to Eppinga, herds in the group of 41 to 60 cows, John Wold & Son. Alington, raveraged 54.8 pounds of fat; William Venn, North Bend, 50.0 pounds of fat; Nor-i.ary Farm, Snohomish, 48A pounds of fat; and Adolph Oien, East Stanwood, 44.8 pounds of but- terfat. In 0he smau lmrd group, John Kroeze, Arlington, with 21 cows and .an average production of 48.6' pounds of fat led the group. Other small Berds were those of Nels WaleD, Silvana, .15 cows and an average of 47.2 pounds of fat; Carl Wikstrom, Arlington, 14 cows with an average of 46.8 pounds of fat; Gerald Klein, Arlington, 24 cows which averaged 43.1 pounds of fat; and Melvin Mty, Arlington 16 cows with an average of 41.7 pounds of fat. 'In the large herd group, those with 61 cows or more, H. Chris Hansen & Sons, Everett, led the group with an average of 50.3 pounds of `fat. or the ]:16 cows. Other large herds included those of S. Sinnema, East Stanwood, 87 tows and an average of 48.5 pounds of fat; Van Ess Bros., Monroe, 86 cows, with an average of 45.5 pounds of fat; Ted Ovene]l Jr., Stanwood, 90 cows with an aver- .age of 44.6 pounds of .fat; :and Ray Hagen, Snohomish, with, an .average of 44.5 pounds of fat for the mcth. Based on the total production of milk and butter`fat for the lac- tation, E. G. Mehan, Carration, had a two year old heifer that pro- duced 12,409 pounds of milk and 567.3 pounds of `fat. SaCheT Bros. had a two year Id that gave 14,- 660 pounds of milk and 559.3 pounds of fat .and .41 Steiner, Marysville, h*ad one that gave 11,570 pounds of milk and 512.0 pounds of fat. Van Ess Bros. had one at produced 510.0 pounds of fat,, while a two year old heifer in the herd of El- mer Norgaard, East Stanwood, pr- ded 496.2 pounds of fat. In the ,three year old group of animals, Don Thomas, Snohomish, had high with a production of 19,- 180 pounds of milk land 754.7 pounds of fat. Gary Davis, Carnation, had one that gave 16,018 pounds of milk ,and 555.3 pounds of fat., and Ivan Shilling, Snohomish, had one that gave 11,780 pounds of milk and 549.0 pounds of fat. Van Ess Bros had one tidal gave 499.0 pounds of fat, and W. D. Larson, 'East Stan- wood, had one that produced 495.5 pounds. Harold Fjarlie, East Stanwood, i had ,a four year old that produced 17,220 pounds of milk and 644.1 pounds of `fat, while a four year old in the herd of Ted Ovenell, Jr., produced 141440 pounds of milk and 596.0 pounds of fat. Skrinde-f.cr- rick, Snohomish had one that gave 1,830 pounds of milk and 569.0 pomds of fat. Fjarlie had another in this group that gave 560.9 poun0s of fat, and H. Chris Hansen & Sons had one that 9ave" 544.3 pounds. In the five year old group, Lor- enz Lrenzen, Arlington had high nmal with a production of 15,780" The Idale Jerseys led the group ested but especially designed for of 26 to 40 cows. Other herds in those raising livestock west of the mountains. If you would like other information contact thle office. Brand Registration Can you prove the ownership of your cattle? This question some- times comes up in a ,theft case and too often the, ownership cannot be established to the satis`faction of the court. Many livestock owners say they have thus lost some cat- tte. In Snohomish County not many livestock owners have registered brands but. they can register a brand and have this prot/ection. A brand on a critter .that is register- ed is the best way of proving own- ership for ,those without, registered cattle. The procedure for getting a br.ad egistered is a fairly simple process but the selection may be more difficult. A brand is register- ed through the brand division of the Sate Department of" Agricul- ture in Olympia and they have gegular forms for this purpose. We do have a book in the office with all the present registered brands if you wat to see what is taken. A brand can be a major protection because cattle theft of branded cattle is very minor because thieves kn%w thay are more liable to be -caught. Farm-City Week November 18 to 24 has been set as Farm-City Week to promote bet- ter understanding between garmers and city Feople. This is .the time of year we observe Thanksgiving which is giving thanks for a bounti- ful harvest. Certainly today we are the best fed nation in the world. This has been made possible 'by the working together of `farmers and those in related industries. These related industries tare a combina- tion of most of our society because we are dependent on each other. As ,an example in milk production today .the dairy farmer has ,to de- pond on modern machinery, ferti- lizers, electricity, and a thousand other things in order to produce efficiently. As farmers why n in- vite out ,a city person to get them acquainted with your part in this biggest of 1 projects that of feed- ing our people. IFY] Report Many of you probably had either a hand of the buying or slling 4-H pumpkins for IFYE t Halloween. You might wonder how the 4-It members came out in their project to raise money for the Internation- al Farm Youth Exchange Program. The ffort and work of he 4-H'ers to raise $1300 locally. This is, how- pounds of milk and 619.4 pounds of fat, while Don Thomas had one that gave 17,870 pounds of milk production of 12,780 pounds of ndlk and 698.0 pounds of fat. Guernsey gold Farm, Arlington, had one that gave 12,780 pounds of milk and 638.1 pounds of fat, and Paulvin Barlund, Arlington, had one that gave 16,210 pounds of milk and 626.3 pounds of fat. Adolph Oien had one that gave 592.6 pounds of fat and Thomas had erie gave 568.2 pounds. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Schirman and Tim of Saohomish visited e Wes Smith family on Sunday. Bob Corer of Deer- Park is in Index for a few days visiting 'his father the Bill Cofers. Mr, and Mrs. Kenneth Denny wish to thank the Index Fire Iept. and the people of Index or their help in fighting the fire which broke out around the chimney early Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Milller took a little sight seeing trip to Vancou. veT, B. C. on Friday and returned Saturday reporting a very nice time was had by all. Mrs. Charles Denny motored to Monroe n Friday where she did som'e shopping. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Moss and son of Everett visited Mr. and Mrs. Otis Beck on Sunday. Mrs. Ardis Fideline and Mrs. Ruby Lord motored to Snohomish ,to go towards the IFYE fund. This' is s,til a long way from the goal necessary to send an IFYE from the county because it is necessary ,to raise $1300 locally. This is, how- ever, ta god start and the IFYE committee would like to ,thank all those who have participated so far in this program to promote world understanding. warm up quicker with and 617.9 pounds of fat. Thomas - had anBther that ave 603.2 pounds "----'-- of fat, and John Wold & Son, had year old in the herd of Bee Bros., / East Stanwood gave 580.9 pounds of fat in the lactation. , It. th e aged cow group, thaZ is . .  , . ''.a,se "6 years old or over, %ilbur I:.pI!oga, h,ad high animal with a Fr!day evening Mr. and Mrs. Varney and Ell :a went" to Seho- mish. The Pocahontas and Redmen ledges wish to extend a hearty thanks to all who attended *.he din- ner which was held Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miller mo- td to MeChgrd Field where Mrs. Miller completed the series t,f shots that are required before she leaves for Guam lter this month. Mr. and Mrs. Varney and Ellen and Iona HoWell drove up to Sky- komish on Sunday and attended the singspiration. Mrs. Charles Denny took David and Iva Mac to the doctor on Fri- day after a weeks illness. David reports a ,bad chest cold and Ira Mae has congestion c f the lungs. Iva has been running a high fever between 101 and 104 degrees. Both will be out of school for a week. GeL well soon, Iva and David! Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Marshall of Everett visited the Fidelines on Sunday ,but just foLlnd Margaret home. ReD ,and Jo Ann Auckland of Gold Bar visited the Ralph Millers on Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs. Varney and Ellen and Iona Howell called on the A1 Moores on Sunday afternoon and had a very pleasant visit. 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Nov. 14th thru Nov. 18th MONDAY: Whipped potatoes Meat and gravy Buttered peas Chocolate cake , pint milk WEDNESDAY: Chill with meat Celery with peanut butter stuffing Hot wheat rolls and butter Cherry cake - white icing pint milk THURSDAY: Hamburgers on bun Buttered green beans Raisin bread and butter Apple sauce cake - caramel icing pint milk FRIDAY: Riee-A-Roni Cheese sticks Egg salad sandwiches Buttered carrots Fruit pudding . pint milk Published as a public service by The First National Bank MONROE BRANCH TUESDAY: Boston baked heaas and ham Carrot sticks Corn bread and butter Autumn salad Pint milk Member F,D.I.C.