The Official Newspaper for
Marysville WA

November 1917

Volume XXVI Number 42 Friday, November 2, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville

Appeal to Shippers from State Public Service Commission
Case in Justice Court Gets Out of Local Jurisdiction
Cement Bridge for Pacific Highway to be Built at Once.
Club Dance Postponed
First Lyceum Event Tuesday, Nov. 6th
Marysville Quota of Liberty Bonds is Oversubscribed
Much of the Hard Road Work Finished This Season
Y.M.C.A. War Work Campaign to Begin Soon


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birth Thompson, Dooley, and Hilton Local and Personal: The population of Marysville has been increased by at least four within the past ten days. On October 21st twin girls were born to Mr. and Mrs. Joel Thompson, Oct. 25th to Matthel Dooley and wife, a boy, and Oct 17th Frank Hilton's wife presented him with a fine girl.
death Lane, Giles Obituary: Died Tuesday, October 30, at his home in Norumtown, Giles W. Lane, aged 72 years 5 mos. and 8 days.
Deceased was born at Utica N.Y. June 22, 1844 and was united in marriage with Laura A. Kerr at Alma Center, Wis. Nov. 8, 1865. To this union were born four children, of whom C. A. Lane, late of Marysville but now of Seattle, is the only survivor. He leaves to mourn his loss besides the bereaved widow and son, one brother, A. E. Lane of Hood River, Ore.
Burial was in I.O.O.F. cemetery, the funeral being conducted at the Baptist church, Thursday at 2 p.m., Rev. R. I. Cunningham officiating
divorce Summons: Emily E. Foster, Plaintiff, vs. Albert W. Foster, Defendant...The object of this action is to obtain a decree of divorce by plaintiff against the defendant on the grounds of personal indignities rendering life burdensome, and for non-support.
marriage Local and Personal: Don Barge, one of Marysville's contingent of Naval Volunteers in training at the University grounds, stole home quietly last Saturday and took one of our fair daughters to Everett, where they were married at the new home of Rev. K. R. Gilmer. Their friends are congratulating them this week.
of interest Local and Personal: How is this for a couple of kids? Wm. Ackerman, age 67, dug 1500 pounds of potatoes in 4 hours and 40 minutes, and Mrs. Ackerman, age 62, picked them up and put them in sacks in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Volume XXVI Number 43 Friday, November 9, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville

$35,000,000 Wanted for National Y.M.C.A. War Work Fund Marysville's Quota $400
Almost Loses Life at Quil Ceda Bridge
Community Planning
Knockers vs. Boosters
Marysville Boys on Their Way to France
Nest Sunday, November 11, is National "Write a Letter" Day
The Musical Arts Quartet Fails to Please Audience
War Work Committee Get Ready for Work
Y.M.C.A. Goes Into First Line Trenches


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A serious accident occurred Friday shortly before noon when a yellow runabout car skidded on the north end of the Quil Ceda bridge, on the Pacific highway two miles north of Marysville. The driver Fred Kelly, jr. of Seattle, was evidently thrown to the left and out of the front of the car and over the railing to the bottom of the creek, a fall of 36 feet, the car hanging with the front wheels suspended. No one saw the accident, but another man in an auto whom the yellow car had passed some distance back came up in a few minutes and seeing the wreck, assumed that the man was dead and drove into town, and notified the Marysville Garage. Ed Whistler drove out at once and with the assistance of others who had come upon the scene, took the victim into town, turning him over to Undertaker Schaefer, who finding the man still living took him on to the Providence Hospital, Everett, where at last accounts he was still alive suffering from internal injuries.
The unfortunate young man was employed as detail man for the Chanslor-Lyon company, automobile accessories, of 914 Pike street, Seattle, and was driving their car. C. T. Noyes, manager of the Chanslor-Lyon company arrived at once upon notification and authorities in Everett, and Kelley's mother and father also came to Everett.
There is a sharp turn at the approach to the bridge and on the first rod or so of the structure and it is thought he was going too fast and skidded on the turn, as the planks were wet from the rain.
death Moore, Flora D. Notice: estate of Flora D. Moore, Deceased... first publication 25 Oct 1917
death war Harrigan, Raymond The first Everett boy to meet death in the trenches in France is Raymond Harrigan, who enlisted more that a year ago in the Canadian service. He was only sixteen years of age and had enlisted without his parents' consent.
marriage Wagner-Mattern Nuptials
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of the Rev. Hassell in Everett, occurred the marriage of Mr. Elstin Wagner and Miss Martha H. Mattern of our city. Both are well known here, Mrs. Wagner has lived here for the past twenty-five years. Mr. Wagner is from Olympia, but has made Marysville his home during the past eight years. He is interested in one of the Cooperatives mills here. After a trip to Portland, Olympia, Seattle and Tacoma, they will be at home to their many friends after Dec. 1.
Mr and Mrs. O. F. Chartier and the bride's sister Mrs. Ellingson of B. C., attended them at the marriage ceremony.

Volume XXVI Number 44 Friday, November 16, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville




Volume XXVI Number 45 Friday, November 23, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville

Another Car Jumps Quil Ceda Bridge
Dog Murders and Buries his Victim
Extracts from Letters from France by Well-known Red Cross Nurse
Marysville May be Football Champion
Marysville on top in Y.M.C.A. Drive
Splendid Clubs for Globe Subscribers
Supposed Slackers Already in Service
Willard Stanton of U.S. Marines, Describes the big Football Game


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accident auto Local and Personal: Several stitches were required to patch up the face of the ten year old son of Malcom Lindquist on account of being run into by a motorcycle last Saturday evening ridden by Peter Nelson. The accident was said to be unavoidable.
death Moore, Flora In Probate: the Estate of Flora D. Moore, deceased...filed 24 Oct 1917
Everybody knows old "Bob," belonging to C. A. Anderson of the paint shop. Bob makes friends with everybody, but doesn't wear out his welcome anywhere. "Mike" an Irish terrier of tan color and snapping habits, is also well known. Mike snaps at other dogs and more than once has bitten Bob, one time leaving him lame for several weeks. Wednesday Bob lost his temper and grabbed Mike and shook him like a rat. It broke his back and when Bob found him lifeless he scratched a hole in the ground and buried him in the potato patch north of the bank. No one saw it but the Indian family living west of the bank, and it would not have been known had they not reported the event. Mike's owner says it's a good job.
The old dog belonging to the telephone office, which has been sick for some moths was chloroformed and shot the same evening.

Volume XXVI Number 46 Friday, November 30, 1917
Official Paper of Marysville

Another Attempted Slugging Reported
Candidates Names for Town Offices
Council Renews Contracts for Lights at Former Rates
Let Us Give Thanks
Government Embargo Hampers Shingle business
Hard Cider Makes Indian Woman Drunk
Marysville Team are Football Champions
On Guard at the Reading Gate!
Potato Speculation may Work Hareship (sic)
Seven More Styles of Lights Allowed
Step with Pep Club Elects Managing Committee of Five
Threat of Shooting Lands Man in Jail
Unattached Indians to Have Protection
Valuable Souvenirs from Belgian Front
Will Modes be Simple or Gay


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Marysville seems to have another evidence of the slugger's activities. Sunday evening at about six o'clock Mrs. Keirstead the housekeeper for Father Grace at the Catholic parsonage on Fifth street, when near her gate was struck across the chest nearly taking her breath and bring her to her knees. She saw the man quite plainly as he hurried off, not molesting her further. She says she went into the house and locked herself in, then called the McInnis home on Beach street and her niece, Miss Margaret McInnis, came over and they went home together, notifying Marshal Powers an hour later, who made a fruitless search.
A charge of selling liquor to Indians was brought against N. T. Phillips some days ago my Mrs. Lucy Josh, the complaint alleging that Phillips had sold two gallons of hard cider to Mrs. Mattie Sam, wife of Peter Sam, and that she had got intoxicated by drinking some of it. When Marshal Powers went to subpoena the witnesses he secured a quart of the liquor and the prosecuting attorney had it tested by the chemist of the Everett high school. The case was called before Justice Merrick Tuesday afternoon, and Deputy Prosecuting Attorney John Sandige appeared for the county. The defendant asked for a change of venue and the case will go before Justice Sheller in Everett. No one who knows Mr. Phillips believes that he had any thought that the cider was strong enough to cause intoxication but the chemist's analysis proved it to contain over 5 per cent alcohol.
The trial of N. T. Phillips for selling hard cider, which was taken on a change of venue from Justice Merrick's court to Judge Sheler's court in Everett, was finally dismissed when it came to trial, not apparently for lack of evidence as charged but for the lack of wilful intent. But as in all such cases the federal courts usually takes a hand and accordingly a deputy came to this city Tuesday afternoon and took Mr. Phillips in charge to appear before the Federal court for selling liquor to Indians. In default of $1000 bail, Mr. Phillips was taken to jail at Everett to await trial before the Federal grand jury.
It seems that the first charge was made through spitework of certain Indians and as Mr. Phillips doubtless had no thought that the cider was hard enough to produce intoxication, it hardly seems necessary to cause so much trouble to one who was guiltless of any wrongful intent. The grand jury is quite likely to take this view of it, and refuse an indictment.
Tom Haugen, for some years a resident of Hat Island, was brought before Justice Merrick Wednesday to answer to the charge of stealing from and drawing a weapon on Mike Rafferty. The evidence showed that a few days previously Mike Rafferty had found a mattress and other articles belong to him at Haugen's shack and started to take them when Haugen told him to let them alone and get out, and pulled a gun on him. It was an old-fashioned horse-pistol with a barrel a foot long. Rafferty struck the gun up and knocked it out to Haugen's hand. Neither made a further move although Haugen had an iron poker in his hand. Rafferty swore out an information before Justice Merrick and Marshal Powers went over and brought the man to Marysville where Judge Merrick assessed a fine of $100 and sixty days in the county jail. He will work out the fine, making ninety days in jail.
indian Local and Personal: Wilfred Steve, Indian, a graduate of M.H.S. has been appointed to the extension bureau of the agricultural department in this state. The appointment came to him through Mrs. Lizzie Jones who has charge of this department among the public schools, and wants to extend it to the Indian schools of the state. Wilfred will probably take some preliminary training at Pullman preparatory to his new duties which will not be taken up until next season. The position carries a salary of $1200 per annum and expenses.
marriage Local and Personal: Word has been received by friends and relatives here of the marriage of Will Sinclair, formerly of Marysville, now of Santa Barbara, to Miss Beatrice Sayre, a popular Santa Barbara girl. The wedding took place in Los Angeles, immediate relatives of the bride attending. They will make their home in Santa Barbara. Will Sinclair attended grade school and took two years of his high school course in Marysville, before going to California several years ago. He is the son of Mrs. Nellie D. Summers, now of Tacoma.

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