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SNOHOMISH COUNTY FORUM the other .ix were out .n the track Snohomish County Forum  tCoasolidated with Lakeside News aud South:End News) i- ] a#otl[ wliei'2 Llle fairgrounds are, t lltose last six Wez'e tncg','t] hou_es and I  were raithd before 1918,  Now for I;heresults of prohibition ! {some of them anyway.) ., 'Before prohibition tilere were 1,754 breweries and distilleries mak- ing 2,094,729,078 gallon of tiqw:)r. '"l'here was an annual average consum'pLion of 19.95 gallons of ors of home brew. They said .hat in- nsmuth a, the beer btsiness is con- (Continued next week) Mr. Delbert Rystad of Seattle is [spending the week with iris mother PORTABLE RADIO OUTFITS Mrs. S. Rystad. AID FOREST-FIRE FIGHTERS Fire damaged the home of Mrs J. I Thursday, September 1 LAKE STEVENS ITEMS Mrs. Ellen Washburn was in' MarysvElc Wednesday. # Independent Weekly Ovlgau of Snohomish County Farm and Town  'ublished every Thursday at Granite Falls, Snohomish County, W ashingto n. i W. C. Peer ........................................................................... Publisher - SUBSCRIPTION RATESOne year, $1.50 in advance; Canada or . outside Snohomih Connty in U. S. A. $2.00. Port,ble radio sets aided the Uni.ed StaLes Forest Service in quick reporting and communication during fire emergencies in several national forests this summer. The Forest Service has .been ex- Ounstack Saturday night. The fire was first noticed about 9 o'clock, in the attic of the house. Prompt action by our votunteer fire Dept. saved the home. The 10-mill Levy election for the Granite Falls- Stevens - Everett Effective August 20, Subject to change Lv. Granite Falls: 10:05 A.M. t,, 'l * - liquor f;r every man, om.'tn and perimen.ting with he possibilities of school, held on Saturday Sept., 3, ;='_ ADVERTISING RATES ON application. ! ehihl, to the tiniest bat}y in the radio communication since 1927, and I lost by 8 votes. Another election will c ./ ' . E Umted States. , E,ttered as seeond-cla,.matter November 10, ltY2, a the Post  , . ..... last year its mvestlgators developed be held Saurday Sept. 17. All pat- - r , ,  -- ' JJrlilKllt,ff ill-tile salne p, roporLlon .... t.flce at Granite bails, Washmgton, under the Act of March 3, . specrahzed sets sugble fe.r the rigor- tons of the school are urged to turn 1'879  wouhl mak( th consumption oday .  '  ' : " " " ous requirements of national forest ou,t and vote.  al 2,400,000,000 gallons. If every auto .... ii{]iijIui[$ttmh"@d]htMiitt[lttitttttI ttt!Itltdllltiit;tt UtttqtItt1/II/t/qftti ..............  USe. Th,ls year It has 150 new sets in Football turnout at Hi-School is in lnoDne ill tile Unl[eO tates were k] .. , . . .. ,, . ,, nauona ores[s In Ln{. ryes[, supple- full swing now. There were 21 out It, ansport 100 gallons of this liquor, I , " " 's  ' menting the existin forest telephone the first night. Cmch Clark has some if you are wondering why the large regileration t there would still be 100,000,000 gel- system, good material this year. t looks like I :ons unu'ansp.red. Allowing eight One type of set devel:ped by the feet between cars. this would mean and low vote in Tuesday's primary, ask any member of the Liberty Party. If our street commissioner will take a short drive towards the Falls where the pavement ends he won't need to ask why autodrivers loose their religion and good humor. Rivah'y for Preeeinct Committeemen was quite keen here Tuesday; must be the large salary attach- ed or sere'thin'. LETTER TO THE EDITOR GraniteoFads, Wash. Sept 13 '1932 Editor Snohomish CJ. Forum: I guess the time has come for me o declare mylf as it were. When I e'nt that letter to. the F:rum signed "'One Who Knows" 1 expected noth- iv,g' mare tha,n a clear nd honest de- bte and saw no harm in using a pen n:me. I am sincere in my beliefs and try to say ,m)thingI can't prove by higher authority than my own vcrd. 1 .am not very original the, in making up nam so I just used the first one I tlought of. Sinee then I have bee,n accused of not having bhe "courage of my convictions" an accusation I l,'pe i entirely fal,se---herefore yo will find my name at the end of this article. My father and mother have lied 'frcr:' within three miles af Granite Falls for nearly thirty-threeyears. I hope and believe "Mother" is as honest in hey belief as I am in mine a, td I hope fEom now in she will not and ready to give it. , ] As for going with h'er o the plaoes she mentLned it is unthinkable as [long as I don't know her. If she will se':ect a well known and respected cit- izen in t'he commc.nity, let me select on.e. then have them select one more I will g, ,but not on any other condi- tion. I admit I made a mistake about the I number of sa.oons there used to be here. There were fifteen instead of fourteen. I don't know .that all ,of them wel,e licemed or that they wexe 'tall inside the city limits, .but all lad open bars in them and sold liquor .to the publie. Here is the list as it was given to me by two pelple. There wa one in the bu,ilding ,that stood where Fielding's store is now. The Commer- I cial Hl3te] stood next 'to it on the West and of course they had a bar. So did the one that is now the Liv,in- good and the Park Hotel (Svm'tz 'Apartment.) The building Snyder used tier a wa.reholse was a saloon aml there was another one next to it o,n I 1136,363 miles of cars, or over forty- five strings ,of automobiles stretch- ing acr*oss fhe United States. i "There were 177,790 licensed sa- loons, most of them selling after ,hours. to minors and vo drunken persons. : :I!I "'-. ficago 70 percent of the salol,:ns we'e under the control (f the brewers, who had no concern other than increasing their produc- tion of beer. I "A :ews story in the Chiago Tribune, June 1. 1914, said "A L.u(c month survey shows that 14,000 women and girls frequented, ev(ry twenty-four hours, the.back rooms ]o.f the saloons on Madison and North Clark Streets and Cottage Grove Avenue "There were oww 7,000 sa- l,)ns in Chicago at that time. "The saloon was the gathering place for youth. From the Chicago Tribu,ne, January 2, 1911, we qut:te: "One of the first places (.aloons) H visitetl after one o'clock was George Silver's place, at 126 Randolph Street. There were 400 young men and g4rls in the place, and nearly every one was drunk." The Ameri- : can lsue. Signs of the Time,s Sept. 6, 1932. The othr day I was reading in a Ifttle paper called "The Arsenel," pub!ished (I think) in Mountain View California, I am sorry but I  didn't have time o copy the state-l ment and I don't have access to the l'orest Serrviee is strictly portable, and weighs only bout 10 .pounds cach com,ple*e. Its effective radius comnaunieat,%.n is 10 miles or more, mssages being received by voice anti .-cnt by code. Sets of this type will be "u'ried by fire erew and by "smoke . chasers' traveling the roads and trails constantly on the lo:ckout for fires. "fire,bugs" and persons careless with matches or tobacco. A larger tytJe of semiportble sets weighing ab:ut :15 rovnd will he used at cetral stations, in look, mS towers and at t)'oints having Le,lepho'ne "'onne:'tions. These have an ave.rage radius of 50 miles and send and re- cc,ive messages both by voice al)d telegraph code. a gaod year for the boys. Clifford Sholberg left Saturday for Eastern Washington where he is 6:00 P.M. Sun. 8:00 1". M. Sun, Sat. L,. Hartford : 8:15 A.M. *10:20 .. 1:15 P.M. 4:30 ., 6:[5 .. Sat. 8:00 Sun. 8:15 .. *By 'Oernon and "Davies Rosa c.ome so el.ose to being imuulting. I ;try in everythin.g I do and say, to be ,a gentleman and 1 try not to say any- 'thipg I'll have to apoligize for. If I ,awe "'Me,thor" au apo.logy I am s:rry tile West and another one between ] there and the raih'oad. The M.ountai.n- view Set,Ion was where the Cascade Dtrug store now is and there was one %. ELECTRI( LISHT AND POWER- 1.9:5% ON THE FARM employed in an orchard. , Mr. and Mrs. LesSer Taylor left Wednesday for Wenatchee. 1 lb. Mr. and Mrs Ben Evanson left 25 .. Thursday for Cashmere where they 40 .. ]have accepted a position on a fruit 60 .. ranch, Elva Shol'berg leavs Saturday for PuLlman where she is attending the :IIHNIa Washington State College Mr. and Mrs. E. R tIunt, G. Hav- en and Aruthur Lundeen attended  the American Legion Convention in [ Portland this week. Miss Marie Lundeen scGstitued a N ',m hi:h school for Mr. Hun. Express Rates 'wht,,'o Bill Miller's store i. That to 25 Ibs. to 40 .. to 0 .. to 100 .. For Special Trips call E 682 9f, *I1: 3: III-MIINIItLY flRUfi SIIIRE PRICES GOOD TO SEPT. 30 III SCHOOL SUPPLIES PENCIL BOX WITH KEY ................................. 10 LOSE LEAF NOTE BOOKS ............................. 10 LOSE LEAF PAPER ........................................... 05 BIG VALUE-- A 15c WASIfINGTON LEGAL TABLET FOR S SCHOOL LUNCHES GIVE THE CHILDREN A HOT LUNCtt 10c BUYS A BOWL OF SOUP & SANDWICH OR A GLASS OF MILK & SANDWICH FRESH BAKERY GOODS $1.00 PURE NORWEGIAN COD LIVER OIL ..................... .................... 75 75e Pt. 3OTTIM!I RUBBING ALCOHOL ......... 3 75e Pt. Bottle MILK MAGNESIA ....................... 39 $1.00 HEAVY MINERAL OIL ............. : .......... 49 $1.00 BOTTLE ASPRIN 100 Tablets ............. SO TRY OUR LENDING LIBRARY --LATEST FICTION BOOIS-'-" 3c Per Day Airents For Rumbaua h's Books ..... TRY YOUR HOME STORE FIRST FISHING TACKLE 25 to 50% DISC()UNT ON RODSREELSFLY LINES BASE BALL GLOVES Priced At Less Than Half HOME REMEDIES i0c ZERBT COLD CAPSULES ............. : .......... 50c WILD CHERRY, TAR & COD LIVER OIL COUGH MIDICINE .......................... 75e VICKS VA.PORUB .... " .... 35c MI,STOL NASAL DROPS"I:::IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII ...... 60e MENTHOLATUM ....................................... 75c TURPO ............................. : .......................... PAY YOUR LIGHT BILLS OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE PUGET POWER & LIGHT O. LIGHT GLOBES-.--FUSE PLUGS 50c VALUE BOX STATIONERY Compare Our Prices with City Prices Our--00-esgription Department- At Your Service. Day or Night MITCHELL'S PHARMACY PhOne East 647 - - LaRe steVens, out the Farm Dollar LOOK AT THE CHARTIess than 2 of the farmer's dollar goes for light and for all those electrically done labors that othwise would take so much time, muSCle o min4ypemptn.$, mi!ini; ensilage cutting, Iulte.er a- tions, electric hotbedd, rtfrlgeration, b6sehold cleaning, cooking. The electric li|htlng of poultry houses alone has stimulatad e|| productlen enough to pay, fevr times over. the electric bill of every one of the 23,000 farmers in the terrltery served by the Puget Sound Power G Light Company. 41 One of the most hitlhly electrified rural aeas in the World. this terltory knows the value ef elecicly and how cheaply it worksfo enly a few cents a day on the avirl|l farm, 4[ How insignificanf an item when compared with the cost of food, clothing or with taxes, which have been ateadily mounting while electric costs have been going down, down. The unit cost of electricity to our customers has dropped 50% in the last ten yearsin fact has dropped twice as fast as tha United States vera|e. 41.In other words, customers are paying only half s much per kilowatt hour s in 1922. rid lest than third as much as in 1914. The more electricity you use and the more electricity is permitted to do r you, the lower the rate. PUGET  OUND Power " Light Company Ele00ricit7 surel =y cbea .,,10 / ... less than two 00penmes NOTE: This chart shows graphically how 23,000 farmers on rnral lines of the Puget Sound Power & Light Com- pany spend their money. Only 1.93 cents of the farm dollar goes for electricity. The chart is baaed upon information com- piled by the Associated Farm Papers (Spokane), from figures of the U. S. Bureau of Agricul- tural Economics and U. S Cen- sus of 1950. A'bout 1914 the brewer: ot u)- paper now as that copy is in Seattle.  with the leaders or baits of others. I think I ould get it if necessary , QUICK SERVICE HOME 'theugh. th:re is the git of what it i said on this s.ubject I. , --- JUST A FEW OF OUR REGULAR LOW PRICES Bacon, (Swift's Oriole Brand) per lb ......................................... 18c Columbia Hams, (Family size) per lb.. .................................. 18e Half Columbia Ham, Butt end, per lb ............................... 20c Half Columbia Ham, Shank end, per lb ............................. 15c Bulk Lrd, 3 lbs ............................................................................ 2Se Bulk Shortening, Swift's 3 lbs ..................................................... 25c Pork Shoulders, whole or shank half per lb ............................ 12c The above are our regular prices, god at any time and not to be I ]  NXHHXHHHHXHHZi H|N|N|H|II|NHH'XlltIN|HH|HHtNH3 NllitrH| H|N|H2H2 H ; NZHzN|H|I = 1 QUALITY MERCHANDISE A SQUARE i LAK[ 00IEVEN00 I;A00it MARK[T ORVILLE R. AhLEN, Lake Stevens, ltome Phone, East 81 Office Phone, East Office Hours 2 to 4 F,