The Official Newspaper for
Marysville WA

July 1917

Volume XXVI Number 25 Friday, Jul 6, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville

An Interesting Letter From Vernon Murphy
Marysville Pupils Win Prizes in Essay Contest
Marysville Schools make Fine Showing
Bulletins for Canning and Drying Given Free
Additions to Red Cross During the Past Week
My Red Cross Nurse
More Marysville Boys In the Naval Militia
Marysville's Roll of Honor
Naval Militia Open For More Enlistment
New Survey Between Stanwood and Silvana
City to Have Motor Cycle and Motor Cop
Additional Gifts to the Red Cross Fund


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wooden cop Lane, Giles W. City to Have Motor Cycle and Motor Cop
the town council at the regular meeting Monday evening instructed the town clerk to negotiate with the Marysville Garage for the purchase of a motorcycle for the use of a "motor cop: who will work in conjunction with the county authorities in enforcing the speed regulations both in town and on the Pacific Highway east and north of Marysville.
The council also arranged for a sign post to be erected in the center of the crossing at State and Third streets as suggested by the Globe last week. The post will be movable but heavy enough to resist the breezes and if any auto driver carelessly runs over it he'll probably wish he hadn't. It will have on it directions to "keep to the right" with fingers pointing the direction of the Pacific Highway, so that auto drivers won't make the mistake of driving around town inquiring the way to Bellingham or Everett
The job of patrolling the city's approaches on the motorcycle will probably be added to the many duties of our faithful marshal Pat Powers, and he will doubtless have occasion to gather in a few fines for the city treasury before the traveling public are thoroughly trained to a proper observance of the speed law.
Two more propositions of public convenience were placed in the hands of the proper committees with power to act. One was the installation of an automatic water tap on the east side of the city park and the other the placing of garbage cans in the business district adjoining the intersections of State and Second and Third streets.
birth Ness, girl Local and Personal: Born to Mr. and Mrs. F.R. Ness, of Winlock, an 8 lb. girl on June 16. Mrs. Ness was formerly Luella Hulbert, of Marysville.
accident Hill, Mrs. Allan Local and Personal: On last Friday morning Mrs. Allan Hill suffered a sprained ankle by being run into by a playful dog while crossing the street near Hilton & Witt's
interest Apple, Mrs. Emery Local and Personal: Mrs. Emery Apple this week showed a couple of stems of foxglove, one of which had at the top end a perfect Canterbury bell and the other a freakish blossom like chrysanthemum, but of the foxglove colors.
marriage Pollow, Ernest and Hawley, Hyacinth Local and Personal: Miss Hyacinth Hawley was married Tuesday afternoon to Ernest W. Pollow, of Raymond. The wedding took place at the Baptist parsonage in Everett. Rev. W.E. Henry officiating. The ceremony was performed in the presence of a few intimate friends.
move Hilton, Jeffrey Local and Personal: Jeffrey Hilton who was graduated from the U. of W. at the close of the last school year is filling a position at Deane's Drug Store, Everett. Miss Omega Hilton, who was graduated at the same time, and has been doing special work at Friday Harbor, has been chosen as assistant to the state chemist at the University, and left Wednesday evening for Seattle to take up her new work.
move Hilton, Omega see Hilton, Jeffrey
accident Christofferson, C.A. Local and Personal: The home of C.A. Christofferson, just east of the Pacific Highway, was burned to the ground shortly before noon Thursday. The fire started in the kitchen, and when discovered by Mrs. Christofferson, had such a start that she was barely able to get her baby out by breaking a window to get out of the bedroom. She was somewhat cut on the arm in her hurry. Everything was lost, including a new $600 player piano.
death Donovan, Daniel Obituary: Daniel Donovan died at Pender harbor, near Vancouver, B.C. on June 23rd. Of pneumonia, and was brought to Marysville, where funeral services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Rev. Father Wagner officiating. With internment at the Catholic cemetery. Deceased was 34 years old, and was born in New Brunswick. He was a cousin of Wm. E. Sauntry and Mrs. W.J. Brady of this city. He is survived by three brothers who were here to attend the funeral. Wm. Donovan of Clear Lake, Ed Donovan of Everett, and Harry Donovan of Saltese Montana.
death Nutter, James Obituary: A young man well known in Marysville, lost his life by diving in shallow water while in bathing at Everett Monday. The funeral was held at Marysville Undertaking Parlors at 2:30 o'clock p.m. Thursday, many friends being present from Everett. The unfortunate boy was 18 years of age. The son of V.L. Nutter, of Home Acres. He has an uncle, aunt and several cousins living in Sunnyside.
death Winslow, J.M. Obituary: J.M. Winslow, treasurer and commercial superintendent of the Puget Sound Telephone Company, died suddenly of apoplexy at his home near Bothell the afternoon of July 4th. He was 61 years old and in apparent good health. He organized and managed the former Independent telephone company.

Volume XXVI Number 26 Friday, Jul 13, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville

Mutual Shingle Co. Strike All It's Own
U.S. Gov't Still Wants Male and Female Typists
Marysville Roll of Honor
The Kaiser's Prayer
Forest Regiment Will Be Enlisted
Marysville Men Held Under Federal Law
Permanent Highway Work Being Pushed
Anti-Tuberculosis Meeting at Tacoma
Stillaguamish Cow Testing Association
Four Additional Members Added to the Red Cross


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birth Holmes, son Local and Personal: Born- To Mr. and Mrs. David Holmes, June 30th, a fine boy.
birth Lockert, son Local and Personal: Born- To Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lockert of Tacoma, a baby boy, July 4.
birth Johnson, son Local and Personal: Born- To Mr. and Mrs. Ole Johnson Norumtown an 11 lb. boy, July4.
death Betts, Wm. J. Obituary: Wm. J. Betts passed away on Friday last at his home on Seattle, aged 31 years. He was a son of James Betts of Sunnyside and a former resident of Marysville. The funeral was held at the Marysville Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. K.R. Gilmer officiating. Deceased was a boilermaker, a member of the boilermaker union of Seattle. He is survived by a wife and two children. The widow is the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Henry Ludwigson, who are now at the Odd Fellows home at Walla Walla, Mrs. Ludwigson obtaining a leave of absence to attend the funeral and to make a three months visit with the bereaved family in Seattle.
marriage Triber, D.C. and James, Freda Local and Personal: A marriage license was issued in Tacoma to D.C. Triber and Freda James. Is Marysville going to lose all her best young ladies?
marriage Triber, Asa and Guinn, Hazel Local and Personal: Miss Hazel Guinn and Mr. Asa Triber were married in Everett on Tuesday of last week and left for Tacoma to spend their honeymoon.
move Baker, Tom Local and Personal: Tom Baker and family moved to Centralia
move Tenney, Dr. E.S. Local and Personal Dr. E.S. Tenney Arrived home from the East on Saturday last to join his family after an extended absence. He has been attached to the medical service of the army, and was stationed recently in Boston. While there he grasped the opportunity to do special work at Harvard University at Cambridge, with the result that he has been appointed State Health Commissioner for Nebraska and will take up his new work in Lincoln on the 22d inst. His family will take up their residence there by September 1st, the beginning of the school year.

Volume XXVI Number 27 Friday, Jul 20, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville

Marysville Now Has 28 Volunteers
Strikes Have Little Effect on the Marysville Mills
Wedding Bells
West'n Wn. Exper. St'n to Entertain Farmers
Partial Conscription List of Marysville and Vicinity
Co. M Dance a Success
Marysville's Roll of Honor
Odd Fellows Will Go to Arlington Saturday Ev'g
Mission Week at Tulalip
St. Mary's Church Installs Fine Altar
Marysville Fire Dept. to Give Second Annual Ball


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Mapes Mapes The touring party composed of Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Mapes, E. J. Slater and two children and Mrs. Grover Holmes and two children who motored to Moclips two weeks ago, returned safe and sound Sunday evening. They camped a few days at Pacific Beach, shortly this side of Moclips.
marriage Munn, Helen Wedding Bells
The home of Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Munn was the scene of a pretty wedding Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock when Dr. Munn's daughter Helen M. was united in marriage to Mr. Edwin Britt Kelly of Port Townsend.
The rooms were profusely decorated with flowers, the ceremony being performed under an arch of white lilies. The ring ceremony was used, Rev. K. R. Gilmer officiating. Miss Rose Funfsinn sang "Oh Promise Me" and "I Love You Truly.: Only relatives and a few intimate friends were present.
The bride is the second daughter of Dr. C. E. Munn, and has of recent years been employed at Port Townsend, while the groom is a wireless operator, in the employ of the government and at present stationed at Port Townsend. The bride has many friends in Marysville who wish her happiness and prosperity in the years to come.
reunion Asbery, Isaac Four generations composed a picnic party to Priest Point last Monday afternoon and evening. Mr. Joel Akers late of Ottawa, Kansas, his daughter Mrs. Isaac Asbery and husband and grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Akers of Yakima, Mrs. Frank Wilcox of Bellingham and Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Asbery and the following great grandchildren; Misses Ione and Leone Asbery, Dorothy Wilcox and Master Francis Wilcox. Although 92 years of age "uncle Joel: saw many things that was new to him, the salt waters of Puget Sound washing the shore of the Indian reservation, a passenger steamer sailing by in the distance, a large tug boat pulling a long tow of Washington cedar logs, interviewing a family of Indians and picking ripe salmon berries. The party motored down to the Akers car, and after enjoying a supper and sitting around a camp fire the party returned, some of them by auto and the rest in Bert Stewart's launch, who with his family and Mrs. Jas Rice were also spending the evening on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound.

Volume XXVI Number 28 Friday, July 27, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville

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The community was saddened when news reached town Friday afternoon, that George Swinnerton, an eleven-year-old boy, was drowned from a launch near Priest Point shortly after 3'oclock. The boy was an orphan; whose home is in Everett with his grandmother, Mrs. Fuller, and was in Marysville visiting with the family of Steve Saunders, his uncle, and other relatives.
The boy had obtained permission to go with a boy friend about his age, Clancy Tallman, on the launch "Queen" in charge of Duane Tallman, which was going for a boom of logs to a short distance this side of Priest Point. He was seen by Mr. Tallman on the bow of the boat just before it touched bottom at the boom where they were tying up. Clancy Tallman and his uncle, Willis Tallman, who was on shore near the boom house, also saw him after the boat touched, but five minutes later after Duane had finished getting some ropes ready for his tow at the stern of the boat, he missed the Swinnerton boy and a search over the boat failing to disclose him, they at once began dragging the water.
The Tallman boy thinks he heard a splash, but he was busy holding the stern of the boat away from the boom log with a pike pole and paid little attention, thinking it might be a fish.
As the boat was grounded the water was shallow there, but shelved off rapidly, and as the tide was just starting in the body may have been carried some distance in a short time by the undertow. Constant search was kept up till dark and each day since without avail.
We are told that this is the first time in seven years that a drowning of Marysville people has occurred in the nearby waters.
death Young, Stella Local and Personal
The death of Stella Young of tuberculosis occurred on Wednesday last week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Young, on the reservation several miles from Marysville. The funeral was held Thursday at the Tulalip Catholic church, Rev. Father O'Dennell of Everett officiating.

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