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THE WEST SIDE
Takei tho Lead In Folk County.
The Best Newspcr
It tk m (ht git M mt ml
frtshtrt netc. CemjHirw (A U'KST
SIDR wttA oh jKt,r i VJ cottar.
$2.00 Per Year.
INDEPENDENCE, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, IC02.
Five Cents Per Copy.
80. of Slt.
heo. of Interior
80. nt War,,., ....
boa of Navy.,,,.,,
hv ot AijriouHiir.
Cora, of fidnoate.w.
Cu. ot Vcusloti..,
.....Levi I'. Morton
John V. Noble
Blown N. F.lkms
W. T. Harris
...... ...(. U.Ktt
rW or oam.
i Kvlireater lVnnover
K- ni Ki'tV.T.....AvV. Mellrhle
IWrnMr 'h. Metehao
S.u ivinter Waker
t John It. Nttehc 11
V, 8. senator.....,, j t v iKiik
ii!NWwio . . w, . . Binger Hermann
- , 1 R 8. Ntrtthn
Boitlwf Puitulry.,..0. 8. IVmniDg
Bunk! Asylum ,
R. R. Com.
..u u uowiami
I O. W. IVtvig
A. N. Hamilton
' lhstnot Any
f. o. ita. iw
...W. W. Bak
Geo. U. Bingham
. I N, I Butler
lUpreaeutauTe j w
County Judge. .. y J-M,unr'
County Coiuraoauouer. . I i p lliu
Ctork O. O-Ownl
Ti.ir.F.. KK. Turner
Sotex.1 JHperluteudeut, . . W . I. Key nobis
A eat" , N
K,.rvvnr -T- Butler
Myor..... M. Mm
lU.rdr J- ; Fow
Ttirr t V- UettlW
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m wrJ $ Knml
KccuJ M i jamwi OitB
TbiniWirJ Ja, Wb
l L. P. Oilmor
Telnet N'ok 'i9 i W. Bliino
(W. E. Crw-
fww J. T. Kinl
Fiiwt Bjimf.-8miJay Kfboot t 1
o'clock . M. I'macbiim wj HnnJy i
11 o'clock .DiMind it ey
Dtoa. Vonug p"l'le' UMwImiJ on
liotir befurr wn In " fuiBg. I'r.v"
niwiii.it tty ThiirKlj e-oitnr. All
MrUmlly initcJ Ui cn.l.
Hkv. A. J. lit'". rlur.
Cai-vbkt I'HBtBrTtiii. lwclin
rnric every StinUny mfBillif Bt U Btl
also iu b rniMi ! 1 o'clock. Muutlay
Bckool bI 13 o'clock. immHJmi'iy Bfi
Sreachinu. lryit niolin " edn
a? Bteninit. A conliBl lotiUtHW ei
tndca U. all, wpecially Brnnir f wiUng
SI. E. Ctu-ncn HotTtt.-rrBBCbing b
ry Brt Btl thirtl Hundsy 8uudj
Huuoil ocUwk In tl BftrnKin
1'rnycr mwting eery Tbumday evening.
IU:t. J. M. Pabkbj. rwlflf.
ErASOKUe-AU-I'rMcblmj ery 8b
batb otofpt tbe wnd Siin.lHy in lb
nwtilb ai IndeiX'udcnee bI 7 p. ro., biiJ
Bt M-mrnanth in llie public Bcbool build
in sill b. m , by Ibe ps-lor,
lUv. A. M. CoPLtt.
CnitiTtAS.-S'""'B; ScbfK.1 every Hnn
dav Bt 10 o'cltick. Trwicbintf h B1
and Bccond Handnji t tbe mimtb tmirn
liKt Bud eveninc, Trayer meeting on
W ediicadny erenin?.
iv. It. L 8iiBM.Br. Ptf.
HKt'UKT H(K'l KTI F-S.
O. V. W.-ISKKI'KNUKNrB WIK
i. No. ti. miU .rr Minrty niiiht In
M (wmti ball.
tall. All Jumtnun nmuim m...
. VAU.H Ulintr...".!
? -; k.ll rvrrV Tlllirill
"3ti AV ,.,, All IHltl KtfllKWi
T?!-v"r''ot.r(lally lnvlld to aU
tenl U tAK.N, N.O.
W. It. WI!KM.KR.8wmry.
t A. M. Hlalrcl niiiimimlca-
ihi n niruny n
iiunwr. W. M. I- KeK h-
every WV.liwli.ypvi.n im. U K ntjtltt-
w.'ir. riAWi.r.v. K.f it. h.
LEE &. BUTLER,
PHYSICIANS AMD SURGEONS.
U. S. EXAMINING SURGEONS.
Oltlce, Vi'mt ulilt! f Mnln HI.,
DR. J. B. JOHNSON,
All work wnrriinifrt to lve the benl
twi.c-t'KVnKNcK. ' OltKOON
I)H. J. K. LOCKE,
Physician and - Surgeon,
Busns Vista, Oregon.
GEO. A. SMITH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Will nnif'tlee In all Htiite bik! fed' rul
CourU. Olllwi over IiidfpeiidHiiw) Na
Jno. J. Dy.
J, E. Sibley,
H. C. Eakln.
DALY, SI8LEY S EAKIH.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Uo t .k. .A nt atlnutl hak in Polk
eimuty. lUliubla alwlrBcla furuinliwl, anil
miHiMy to limn. Pu c,mmi"i"n cnurx on
limna. Olliue, rucmu i ami It W!Jn blwa,
A. M, 1IUKLEY,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Oine: Next J ndopendence Nat'I Hank
B. K. Honlmin. W. II, HiiIiiuw,
. BONHUM, 1 HOLMES
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
OFFICK IN lltKH'8 Jll.OCK,
IVlwenHlttU anfl iioun, 8AI.KM, Oil
Bt rt iniMT Bliw(, I, Or,
All kind of linllill i''l l I"""' .ralrj.
f W ltOW i WII I AHI'. MAl.Ki,tmKUUN
I'll kXII AMI HA I V M KW
v.. aiaK.I inmwiliiwl. l,t.tliv
BullipriNlni. W holpwlv ami roliill dntlar
In allk lii.i. ' anq
ill. KIMHKK AI KM, ViUKUtlN,
1 Ih'Ktr IH
WATt'llW, l l.H hH ANI JKWKI.UY.
All Hilvr Midi By li lot I. eitittvit li
f pharA Bilvrif KmIvm, B'urti. ami iWia
ai nia rir arv enraiwr iiian aiivi, ivi-airuig
SASH AND DOORS
AtUIM HOU. BAWIMI.
MaiaMrv . . Ina.'ndvp
W. G. SIIAKMAN,
Merchant Tailor !
C $TMCT, OPMSITI MTOftlCl
Suits in Any Style Made to Order
AT RKABONAIU.lt HA TUB.
E1TH 19CD BIBBER IP.
K. T. HtNKLt, PROP.
Main street, Independence, Or.
Two )orltncd work nun In l
tndnc. ' MK& A." MTmriirEYT"
Hilliaerj ; Foacj Goods
Kail M lB4rBdBc WbUobbI lank,
bokriBOMca, , Oboh
ha viiilitt A..
traa uauiri r. m-
Commenced Business Mah 4, 1889.
KulaMUhtd by NatkutaJ AullHVtiy,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
U( iBtlrlWBttnW. tfr.
I.M.ttXU'KII, U W. lUttlKUTHOS.
W. U IIAWMtY, t a.bter.
J. . tXr, U W. luartB,lh ltlH"k
O. W. Vhltkr, W. W, t'olllna.
A Mwnl tuutklrm liuliia trnutil
liny, aud arlla uu all InifU'laUl
W..lt. mvltnl illiMt tn i-liwll u on r-lin.-ai
of il'L rulm-liuiia natla.
timra Buun; . . ui. (J. m.
INciUOIiai 1MUK I
Capital Stock, $50,000.00.
II. HIIIKCIIIIKUX, lrldoL
AllllAM NKIJ4)N. Viet ProaldMil.
W. I. WNNAVVAT Caaliler.
A central bank Hit and nhan bulnM
lra.'lfil. loan" niadn, bill dl.oiunt.l,
mrrclal cfwIIW rantKl: drpmlu rwwlvwl on
rurrrnl account nutyert to rliw'k, lnl"itt xld
on Unit iktoalta.
,l.ua McDbbM. It. H. 3apiTWn. A. J.
Ooudmaa, II. nirarhlmm. A. Nrlann,
T. J. It. I. A. Allrn.
INCORPOMTEO UNDER THE UW Of ORCCOM.
t. A. M VRI'SI
. ; ..1,1,1.1 1 X lrn.I'liHi.
UA C. VMKI.UZZZZ . Ciu.hli.r
PAID CAPITAL, $25,000.
t.A.Marrum, P. U (!mlll, I,M.HIrtitw.n
J. a V. Duller, . II. Mtump. V. H. I'owi'll
A irnrrol hanklnK and t xrhanKB bualnraa
in.nZu.tMi: lnuim inttilii: di-wwlla rnlvfd
.iihln'l 11, r iWK or on "iriima
(ale of aiiuiMlt
i.'ir nr viuiit mill buruliir nroof ',
wuri'd by Ynlr llmm lock.
Ullli Ilum! n. 111. hi. v .
H. M. LINES,
A full and compleUi line of Funoral goode
Alwayi on Hand.
CafTOU mill Ka-iMuna aannrMl, Trailo-Mark.
mjiiatwiil. snil nil othw pnUmt muaa In the
I'Htnat (lllliw mill Wnri lha Cnurla uromptly
and rar.rull, primnfiitl,
Upon rwwiiit of modnl or nkirtcli nf invention,
I nmkfl narnlul eininiiiHtlnn.aiid ailviaa Ba to
ptntftbllilr fnw of ulnirKft. .
Main iillliin. illrii'.llr luirom from tha Patnat
Otliraw, anil atUmtion inaiimuiilly imllwl to my
pm-rxot iwrt limn mlaliliiiliiKl fnnlliliiia for mk
inK prompt priiliniinnry Hwriihiw. for tha moMt
vltforoiM ana HnociHHHfiil itriNmitiiUon of nppll
nI.Mn lor imlnnt, anil fur atUmillnpT to nil
liu.iniw. antrumwl to my onro, in the Hltortoat
pumihlntima. ltJiM)(l ciuni. a apaaially.
ICimMiHliirta and xcliv attnntion Bln
to patent bmiinwM. Book of iiifnrmnlion and
ilvloe, and aimolnl referenoe., aunt wltliout
oliarnuponrniiii!t, Ri fjTTKI.B,
Oppmlte U. t). i'atiint Olliiw,
(Mention till, piper,)
Farmers and Merchants
W, K, HaAti.
i. U 0'iN,
Hun. It. N. Mimtian, flilW J.ilr ,r ih Biinma Cnnrl: Hub, Joint llurnvtl, Bn-Aawlata
.wmtviM ,nMnu,rn,i.Mir, iiiw.j, n, w wlllprBifl, BHi"y. wiaip pennuin mw, -i,
L tWan, l'r.-i.lvnl l.lini ivmiiiv Nmhuml lUnki W. F. IWad, Mwlnuilj
0. r. BIHitMuu, llloll.l M. Hlrnilwrj. MrWmllt J, U, Wrllwtiatl, j
UilUH.I! k kiili'y, I'liyakHan. '
Piviuiiuii rtHH'tjttn lntH orjmiiiisulloit,
mltl aliiff on!tiUiitlon, ,
tfurplu iu wHMiiity to tHIU'y hulttont,
Livery, Feed and Sale Stables.
rtrtt-ClaM TuraouU tur CommefcUl Traveler, rricaa taaanatbla Bad 8atlU
lit fuajBnUeU. Ultra W a Call.
KORTH ESD MAIN BTttEET, J. If. JOBTE3, fuon.
Elgin, AValtham, Scth Thomas, Swiss,
or any movement desired, in gold or
silver case, hunter or oen face.
Our line includes every kind of oO
hour and 8-day clocks.
Our stock is complete, and it will pay
you to select your jewelry from it.
Our stock of silverware is the finest m
the county. We sell at a very small,
margin of profit.
Of Spetacles we have a large stock,
and can fit all kinds of eyes.
We carry a line of Banjos, Guitars,
Violins, etc., oi the finest quality.
We also carry a large
Paints, Oils, and
FINALLY , Our
and our prices the lowest. Call
and examine our stock whether
you buy or not.
jC Tot faki,
lr. InfnrmHflnA anrf na Itanittmnk WTltft tA
MUNN (O.. Wl HlHIAIlWr. NW VllMK.
Oiilr.t liurnau for MHiiiriiiit patniit. Ill Amnrliia.
f.riir, pAt.nl lnkn uut liy ti. I. Iinaiirht iHiftml
tti. pudlio tr a iiiitma (.ran trw n( olivm la Uut
I... (ilmil.tlon nf anr irtimtlflo papar In lha
wurlil, HtiltttHllillr IHiutrMiHl, No InliillliiKlit
nun .lionlil iM wltliout It, WMklr, B.I.OII a
tnui ,1 Ml all iliiilitll., Addrwa MUNN A .On
1'Uui.lHHl.UH, 3il Urnadwar, N. Yurk.
IIKAri'Y'H Ormaw. nt haritalna.
For purl iiMilnm mill UHlJilniriii. wU
www.iir.M IJnnlnl r, niwur. waa i tin-
ton, Niiw Juraojr.
OPCNS SEPT. 18, 1801.
CfMJIWR OF HTIIDY aminirml expremdy
to meet the needa of the fnrmliif and mo.
chnnlnil Intariwla of the ntutii,
l,iiri, com mud Ion., and well-venlllnted
hnll'lliiKii, Tlii'i'iillnKe In Iih'hIhiI In B cull I.
vuled mid C'lirlntlun eoiiimmilly, and In una
of the liealllikmt MX'tloiin of the alula.
Expense! need not exeeed $1 .SO for
tha entire aeealon,
Two or more Free BVholiirahlpa Irom every
ooiinly. Write for ( WhIokiio tit
B. I,. ARNOLD, l'rua., ('orviillla, Or.
S. A. PARKER,
MiiniinwiturorBnd denier In
Sash, : Doors, : Moulding, : Etc.
Full utiii'k of 0 Inn., ni I altea, kept wiiletuntly
on hand, Hpedlnl rate on oonlrnnla.
Fimlory on H. It. atreet ueur depot.
J, O. Wat-ma ah.
Nwy. and Miif r,
R, A. Btikaan.
ll NW BU(J0IEg
e e e "Jm"7m
stock of Lime, Plaster,
goods are the best
LARGEST STOCK OF TREES III
One and Three-fourths millions.
1(10,0(10 prime Tree (mostly Frunoli.)
B5,000 Itoyul Ann olmrry.
10,001) Early CrnwfurQ pcnoli.
10,000 Moorpnrk And Roynl apriottt.
3o,0(X) Eiiopui Bpilxrnbnrs npiile.
20,(KK) Qrnvenataln npplti.
!tf,000 Yellow Newton Pippin applo.
10,000 Duo Duvla apple.
Lnrgtmt Stock of all Other LtwdiugVii
Free From Insect Pests
J. H. Settlemier & Son,
Opposite Patteraon'a Drug Store, on
WB TELL TMC
J J- 4 bout Srd. W will arm!
J J. J you Hree our t.d Annual
J1. TrtwMfc. hMi Mis
We llliiBtrafe end atlv
V ptltr In lliU OlBloKtie,
. ft whkh It hnJumr ln
NOTHINO HUT THC
.OR & Mi
ELKINS & Co.,
City Truck and Transfer Co.
Hauling of ui! KlmU Initio ul
Agents for the 0. P.' float
WrtVllwtlmia Jlttdf Moiitttly-5
IB TC CaiiSa, CaMt, lalatara, raacAttla.
Mr. A y. ........ ki..ru.i r T
ra lu.'CM. Bllkia., i .llniiMI h
IKz-ml, las'd t ', lliUa Caaaeaiptlaa,
i..lrii hi, (Wh,iMU,vIi,1, l.ltl
Hitrtlwiirc. iu(M'iwwttr, liuwurv,
BlOVt, f lift OtlUT IlliHlltMHMIHH Hr
tit-It, ciiIIh the nitwit ion of (lit
jiuhllo to It In lhii'M.M'k of tlio :iIhivc
art iclt now on lutml.
His jiriw will roiniinre fivtnlly
with priw in Buy other lot-alily.
Come nml boo im mitl yoti will Iw
MHtihfiiHl with price, tjiiuntily, ant)
Wuliinaton. N"W Jenvy,
J. A. BOWMAN.
BUCKSMITHING OF ILL KINDS
Wood Working and Car
nage Painting Done in
C STREET, INDEPENDENCE.
J. R. COOPER
Of liitlt'ii'i)tlt'ncp, Imvlnj,' a Hteiim
engine, a brick niiwliiiiountl Heverol
ncrt'H of fluent day, Is uow prcimiwl
to keep on Immt ft flue quality of
Brick, which will bo Bold at reiuwm
Plltlckor Vat's all dut schroechtu.'
Mrs. Plulatiokor Dtini twins von peen
pad BSftln. nnt I slipunks dcm. Frank
Lealle s nlustrntod.
Wbnt U the twal kind nt wIibbI fur our
Oregon soil nml climaleT Tins Is quca.
turn tlml demands dun BouSidnrBtliiu front
the fnrmura of the olley. In the fliat
fw ypara, In the nsrly anlllomrul of Ore
gnu, the Kiigtlah W'liiU wIibbI was lu
only wliwtt produwd, ml the bmk) of no
oilier kiud ooiil.l be roadily oliliiiiicd.
II was prmlui'llva, hardy, and IIIiUhk1
the rlgorn of a hsrd win tor aitiBtlngly
wall. This wlifBt waa firat nhtnlnwd by tint
Itiiilaoirs liny ootnpiny, from England,
sud was sown hy the rnrly Frniioh and
Knglkb in the M'iltnmtle 'alley. The
elunate of Knglnnd is aomewhnt itnllar
to Hint of Oregon, snd II would nntiitnlly
follow that the ttio produolire grain of
Kgliid would he thi boat adnpltut to
Oregon, Of moenl yrar uauy vartolloe
of g i am hare two brought U Oreiion
from otlmr Mnntrii-a and diffnrnt aliitoa
of the Union, and the quality end pro
duoliveiitraa uf lliuaa grsiue mutt by this
tune have two fully toalcd. The tura
tioii then arias, wliHib of all the grains
(wheat is fitforred to) toaUid, Is the inost I
pioliflo in ykld, and tbe h) profilalile
fur the Oregon fttttnwf f We eoutond that
lha old English Wullo wheal origiiiBlly
grown iu Ortigon, la beat adaptd to our
soil and ellmsle. It yiel.U well, is hardy,
sud afford, more alioep Mistnrage with
out dotriment to II, than any other wboiit
We are Blinding of Bourse to fall sowing.
f.iperiene through the past IeJa all to
be governed by that siperwttioe Iu the fu
lure, eapemnlly Iu o'lniiwii to agrjooltural
pursniU. In our eipnripuw of over forty
five yea's in graui'growiug in On gnu,
we have token nmoU obanrvittiun Iu i
laliou Ilii-reUi, and we are ready to do
tilure that the old orlgiuul W hile wheat
ill, Inking one year with atmtttrr, prow
the moat sure and profitable wheal Ibnt
oao be rsiat.1 iu Orvgon. Whrat baa
Uwn, h now, and m all probability will
ounliuue to be, tha staple produntiott of
Orvtfoti, it Is tbe policy of all farmer
that tbe Rtust proQlable grain that can be
raised la deHuded Upon for pecouiitry
profit. We have koowo a aeooud omp of
forty buahels to the acre from oue sow
ing hi ue raiaed from the Whit wheal,
sud It waa rnnwd on tho old Kiel (lilliaiu
farm near littllna.
farmers as a gtmrtal tbitig do not tlia
cum wilU one another tAe rolnlite merits
of the arirs of prodtirliooi to hk'b
lby have applird thrmaelrca, We have
stlebded grangwa, but Iibv nemr hrnrd
auoh luullorB dtarnwed in their IibIIs,
Mioep buabaiidry u a proQtabUlnditHlry,
and the tirtiou of pasturage is luvolvt-d
in its moat aiuva.ful rmulu. Tbe wild
grnss and oulaide range bs'vhtg become
"mm twl," then e imi.t resort to tbe
amde by wltk'b to failure .beep in win.
tor. Wo ooii I end thai tbe old While
wheat will nlTi.rd bioib pasture, sud pro
ditoe bettor crop, llmu any
other variety of wheat that em be sown
by the Oregon farmer.
We ill be pleased Ui hear from any
farmer, through tbe Wm Hit, who
may have formed oilier and different eon
eluaiuus wilb refrreiioe to tbt superiority
of the White wheal.
Uo.eraar Itolea, of Inwa.
Oorernor Holes is one of the moat tul
ernul and beneTulriit meu In the world
It ia rarely that be indulges in repartee,
but tin oue oeeaaiuu during tbe reoeul
campaign he used tbat weapon efli-etuitlly
euoiigh to put a atopper upon tbe hus
band of l'.llru Foster. Klleu's huabnud
is a lV.liTiil ofdoe bidder bo holds hw
ollW by ritilit of his wife's serrieet for
llie pnrly of fcti-iil moral hluwi, sud on
his wity bouie to vole ho fell in wiitj a
Inrge party BeMuipatiying the governor
on hw eampiiign lour. He at onee bo
gnu an utturk upoo the goveroor for hi
utlilude on the nmbibition question, and
quoted scripture by the yard ill doing So.
Tlie fellow finally IkWiuo b bore to every
one Iu lha oneh. Turulng to him quiet
ly Governor I'u .rs snid: '"Yon tn'ing nu
ofllcB holder uuder this tuliuinmtrntiuu
reminds tim lo of Kcripture, Mr. Fosier,
You will Bud it in laaien 'The ox know-
etb his owner and the aas his mnatvr's
crib. " Elleu'i huaband went forth to
VLOWKIM ON lllllsTMAH.
t'luwara lllooni In I'ortlnnd though Kuan
The ground whs whitened with snow
Christmas, for Hie first limn this season.
Iu honor of the day. About 7:!X) in tbe
morning a Que soft snow benau to pow
der lightly down, nud to stink to every
thing it touched, nnd soon every tree,
bush, mid blrulo of grima, wa ornamented
with a covering of tho bountiful snow.
The rose bimbos still show many Inula
nnd half-blown rose, some of them al
most n pure nnd white ns theauow wliu'h
olung to every leaflet. It is net often
tluit snow And roses hi bloom, nud tbe
flowers seemed to have a grent iittrnoliou
for the tiny Hakes which clustered so
lluckly ulHiut llieiu ns to weigh them
down, Heforo the sldewnlks were fmrly
whitened, hoys were nut collating nud
snowballing, nnd in the upper parts of
town this sport lasted n great part of the
Are You Seeking a Locution?
To the Itmulgmnt from nu oltl Hottled
land where coinpotltlim cxlsln In wver-
Ity, tuitl the moans ofu bure niilwlnU'iioo
Is not t'twlly to be had, Oregon oflluw In
diicciiit'iita lor him to come. Here
Is polltk'iil tuid soclul freedom, a beiiu
II I'n I, ploiiHimt, nud heulthy ellinuto, a
soil rich and fertllo, protluoing every
iiiHHiMMury and ninny of tho luxuries of
life; HtivnniH Abounding ' with
dellolotiB ilxli, foionts and fields in
which game of many species etui he
found, and where tho Industrious la
borer Is miro to provide a moderate ooia
potency for hluisulf In a Bliort apaco of
tlnio. Hero tire towns Blurting yearly
Into exUtoiia', whoso liilinhltnutB are
full of life, ouorgy, and lioiw, tloter-
mlned and certain toproHxir;utles and
H)i'tH Bwolllug Into nmgtiltlocuce lxfure
one's eyes, destined ere long to hour
sway ovor the broad I'nulllo by ronson
of their wealth, natural position, and
power. Here labor Is honorable, and
ineoUan ample rowardj And liore cot'f
iMordal puraulU may grntlfy tlmio"t
during wishes, and tho palriotle en
tlmaliwit foraee A glorious future to tlths
lik odoputl ooiiiitry. Tlie nw-ful, nc
tiring and coiitontl msttivr may aeleH
tilet, sunny khiI fur his bIxmIu.
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Haw r.laetoral Veto.
Following is 8 purnllnl tal lo shown g
the ek-oloral Vote of eaoU stale for MHt
oouipsrod wilb that apportioned for tbe
differeBt itsUis for 1W2:
VoTi MM 1KKS.
Votk ro !H"1
Aliitmtua.,.. .... 11
llitlaware . .
Honda .... ,
Kansas . ....
Kauaas ,. ,
Mnrylnod , H
New York.. ...
North Catullus ,
North Osrolma. .11
North Unkola".. 8
HIiihIs Inland . ... 4
Km III Carolina. . 9
Ohio., ........ ....33
lllioilrt Ulaiid.... 4
Mouth Carolina.. 0
Texas. . ,, ,
Vermont . ,
West Virginia,,, 0
Wisconsin ...... 12
Totals, 401 414
The () tuition lea the new slates.
Our average yield of wheat per acre -twenty-four
bushels would delight the
heart of the Iowa farmer who epcta
only tificfo at must. There have been
some greatyields in Dnkola tins year.but
an averuee of Cfieen luahels per acre in
amx-cMive years would be demed sot is
factory. It is believed lhslur fair and
fruilful Oteiron would produce an aver-
axe of nearly forty bushels per acre if
the same effort were applied in cultiva
ttu m ia ueeJed in the middle Western
stales, CuvjonfuM. ,
If I tie re has ever heeu evidence of tbe
Willcnielle valley being turned into
parsihse of fruit orchard', those indica
tion, are now plainly bt tie seen. Acre
after acre of the best laud is being set lo
nurseries, and orchards by the score are
being planted this winter, and many
more stnsll tracks of five lo twenty acres
of the choice! laod id all the valley will
be turned into orchards in the spring.
The example of California in supplying
eastern markets with their choicer! fruit
bos been follow,, and in a few years
Oregon will do the same.
Wanlmt It llim.ril.
It was an -evening school In ProvJ
denee. There waa a class of restless, dirty
newsboy and bootblacks on the front
seat, trying to see how little they could
study and bow much they could annoy
the tcarhei. Finally the teacher called
up the class and put them through the
catechism on United Status history.
"Who discovered America?"
Nobody seemed to know, and the
teacher, a long suffering student from
the university, lost lib patient-. Shut
ting his book with a bang, he dismissed
the class with these snrcuetio remarks:
"Well, when one of you boy get to
the point where ho needs to have tome
one vote for hiiu as governor or preeb
deut, he will be anltamcd to think be
doesn't know who discovered Americar
One of the wickedest looking of the
boys raised bis grimy paw.
"Well, Tom, what is itf
"I know who discovered America."
"Why didn't yon tell, thenr asked the
"Cos I didn't want to tell nil I know,"
said Tom, while the class went off into a
roar. The teacher called up the ad
vanced class in spelling, and there was a
suillo on his face, the rest of tho evening.
Another Aeeompll.htnent Alloiretber.
An officer who was going Rshpre from
tho United States stcainship Albatross
against a high wind, noticing that the
gig niado tittle progress, turned to his
ooiored servant and askwl him if he
could row. Tho boy replied that he could
"Whatr exclaimed his master; "you
have been on board ship a year and can't
' 'Deed, sah, Fee ncvah ro'ed in my
"Then it's time you leaniedt Pick tip
those oars and try to row, at least."
A light broke over the darky's face,
and ns ho scrambled ovor tho seats to his
place ho chuckled: "Efdis is what yo'
meau, ob co'so I kin row. I was reckon.
In' as yo' meant fo' me to ro' like a lion."
The Ideal Baking Powder '
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder.
For more than fifty years Cream of Tartar and Bi
carbonate of Soda have been used for leavening purposes
with sufficient flour added to preserve the strength of the
powder unimpaired, and this with the addition of whites
of eggs comprises this pure and wholesome leavening
agent," that has "been tho standard for 40 years. In its
use pure, wholesome and delicious food is always assured.
Makes cake and biscuit that retain their moisture, and
while they are flaky and extremely light they arc fine grained,
not coarse and full of holes as made with ammonia baking
powders, latter dries up quickly. Alum powders leave a bit
ter taste ia tho bread
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder once used, always used
Ro far as a casual observe eooJI ase.
tlie crowd coining over on A Hobotnwj
ferryboat the otowr afternoon was tuber
and good natured, And many were,
therefor, surprised to bear A man sud
denly call outi
"Mir, you have Insnlted me, and TO
knock your head off!"
Tbe Bpnakor waa a big man, witfe
ntuliy hair and A fat face, and be had A
cataract in his loft eye. Tbe man shout
ed at was rather undo raised And bnn
"Yes, sir, 111 knock your bead offf
continued the big hum, aa be flowiabed
bis fbits About.
"How did I Insult youT demanded tbe
"You have kept your eyes on ma ever
slnos I got on the boat I It's nf misfor
tune to have a bad eye, bat I dont want
to be stared at as if I were a gorillar
"Who stared at ywr
"You have, and If It wasnt for raising
row in puhlie I'd make your heela
'I never even saw your retorted tbe
little man, growing very spunky all a4
"What! WWt I sitting right ben,
and you over there, and didn't you havo
your eyes on km all the tineT
"So, tirl I was reading that sign to
tbe left of your head V
"Don't talk to"
"Hold onf Interrupted a pasaongnr
who bad pushed himself forward. "It
ust as the Utile man says, And there's no
oocanlon for hard feelinga. Qentiemeo,
tlie little man is cross eyedl Betweea
tbe big man being blind In one eye and
the little man being cross eyed, tbey
got things mixed, And ought to shake
hands aud be friends."
"If I'm wrong 1 beg your pardon,
said the big man.
"You jumped on me with both feet,
but it was through mistake, And I don't
bold no grudge," replied tbe little man.
Then they shook hands, the crowd '
gave them a cheer, And everybody said
it was always tbe btst way to be tore
you're right before going ahead. M.
yuaj In Sew York World.
Raff I look upon yon, air, as a rases!
Parte You are privileged to look
upon me in any character you desire to
sssuroe, sir. Texas Siftinga.
Tha BlfM Kla4.
"JWirins is emraavd to Maude Pottla-
ton. I am gla.1 of it, too, Decent I
think aha is the una ot gtri to aeip A
"Bhe is, indeed. They sy he never
would have proposed if she hadn't helped
him over the bard part of if Harpers
Tbe Pennsylvania railroad has opened
Its new denot In Trenton.
With all her 400.000,000 people China
has only forty miles of railroad.
Passenger trains on the East Tenne
see, Virginia and Georgia now run Into
tbe Union station At Atlanta.
Tho Big Four Railroad company win
build two extensive freight depots At la
dlanapolia. Each will be over 800 feet
The Erie railway officer have changfd
the name of Paramos, a small station
on the Bergen county branch of that
road, to Glen Rock.
Jay Gould ba received concession
from Mexico to build two bridge
across the Rio Grande -on At El Paso
! and the other at Eagle Pass, Tex., for
tlie Texas racinc. .
The tax commiasioners of the state ot
New Jersey h? raised Ute valuation of
tbe Pennsylvania railroad about $2,500,
000, principally on Account of the new
Jersey City depot.
Judge Shackhtford, of the Oklahoma)
City federal oourt, has ordered the oom
plelion of the Choctaw road, eleven
miles, to Oklahoma City. The Rock
Island will run trains on it.
W. O. Godfree, who ha been for tome
time in the claim department of tbe To
ledo, St. Louis and Kansas City road,
has been appointed assistant cashier at
the freight depot in East St Louis.
The Pennsylvania company ha de
cided not to make freight train ot it
fast passenger train by hauling two or
three express car and two or three mail
cars, hut on another train to haul tbe
two classes of busiues mentioned.
The National Transportation associa
tion, composed of tbe board of trade
and other commercial bodies of the
United State, has decided to apply to
tbe interstate commerce commission for
au order compelling railroad to adopt
a similar form of bill of lading. It the
conimisxion does not act promptly con
gress will be petitioned to the same end.
A Matter rritlteg.