A? an Advertising Medium 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. NO. 10 VOL. IX. $2.00 Per Year. INDEPENDENCE, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, IC02. Five Cents Per Copy. General Directory. VNtrBll UTATIW. President.... ...... View I'reaweul,.... 80. of Slt. hec-of Treasury.,., lWmaster tfeneral, heo. of Interior 80. nt War,,., .... boa of Navy.,,,.,, Attorney Oene-rBl,., hv ot AijriouHiir. Cora, of fidnoate.w. Cu. ot Vcusloti.., ,,ltctiBiutu Harrison .....Levi I'. Morton ObM. Foster ..John Wnamakr John V. Noble Blown N. F.lkms .Benjamin r.lwfl ....W.H.II. Miller Jeremiah Must 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 Robert Clow A. N. Hamilton Ork.. ........... ruu Cow Foul Coin.. Circuit Judfce...... ' lhstnot Any .Frank Miller f. o. ita. iw ay.cnptu 0.T. Myer. ...W. W. Bak IV lMt.l Geo. U. Bingham rout cwNTt . I N, I Butler lUpreaeutauTe j w County Judge. .. y J-M,unr' County Coiuraoauouer. . I i p lliu Sheriff W-I Ctork O. O-Ownl Ti.ir.F.. KK. Turner Sotex.1 JHperluteudeut, . . W . I. Key nobis A eat" , N K,.rvvnr -T- Butler Cororer Ktmnm Myor..... M. Mm lU.rdr J- ; Fow M.iTh ...Tj Ttirr t V- UettlW .. .... J IV J. Wtt m wrJ $ Knml ..... j KccuJ M i jamwi OitB M. MirwiB TbiniWirJ Ja, Wb l L. P. Oilmor Telnet N'ok 'i9 i W. Bliino (W. E. Crw- fww J. T. Kinl church directory. 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 tbecity. ... SI. E. Ctu-ncn HotTtt.-rrBBCbing b ry Brt Btl thirtl Hundsy 8uudj Huuoil ocUwk In tl BftrnKin 1'rnycr mwting eery Tbumday evening. Alllurilcd. . 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... OKO. . 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- uin,H!r.iUu-y. every WV.liwli.ypvi.n im. U K ntjtltt- w.'ir. riAWi.r.v. K.f it. h. I'HYSlClAXa-DKXTWTKY- LEE &. BUTLER, PHYSICIANS AMD SURGEONS. U. S. EXAMINING SURGEONS. Oltlce, Vi'mt ulilt! f Mnln HI., ISIiKI'ENIKNCK. - OHKllOS. DR. J. B. JOHNSON, Resident Dentist All work wnrriinifrt to lve the benl twi.c-t'KVnKNcK. ' OltKOON I)H. J. K. LOCKE, Physician and - Surgeon, Busns Vista, Oregon. ATTOItNEYH. GEO. A. SMITH, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will nnif'tlee In all Htiite bik! fed' rul CourU. Olllwi over IiidfpeiidHiiw) Na tional JsuriK. Independence, Oreaon. 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, DallBB, Oregon. A. M, 1IUKLEY, Attorney and Counselor at Law. Oine: Next J ndopendence Nat'I Hank Inlpenignce. Or. B. K. Honlmin. W. II, HiiIiiuw, . BONHUM, 1 HOLMES ATTORNEYS AT LAW OFFICK IN lltKH'8 Jll.OCK, IVlwenHlttU anfl iioun, 8AI.KM, Oil MISCKLLASEOUS. H"-tuw,,tS,,.Hvn,. 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 4.A lnivrni 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 Mitchell &Bohannon Manatavlttnti( 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 BEIIIl'S 0RGAHS; An.lh.bl. Wrll ha viiilitt A.. traa uauiri r. m- 11AXK& Commenced Business Mah 4, 1889. KulaMUhtd by NatkutaJ AullHVtiy, FIRST NATIONAL BANK. U( iBtlrlWBttnW. tfr. Capital Stock, Surplus, $50,000.00 $14,000.00 I.M.ttXU'KII, U W. lUttlKUTHOS. PrwUtnl. VkBlWidewV W. U IIAWMtY, t a.bter. OIRCCTOPS. 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 plnt. W..lt. mvltnl illiMt tn i-liwll u on r-lin.-ai of il'L rulm-liuiia natla. timra Buun; . . ui. (J. m. THE INDEPENDENCE 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. II KWTOItK ,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 MONMOUTH, OR. t. A. M VRI'SI .."rwtliletit . ; ..1,1,1.1 1 X lrn.I'liHi. UA C. VMKI.UZZZZ . Ciu.hli.r PAID CAPITAL, $25,000. DIRCCTORS. t.A.Marrum, P. U (!mlll, I,M.HIrtitw.n J. a V. Duller, . II. Mtump. V. H. I'owi'll JIMMflll i.ruvcii, 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, FUNERAL DIRECTOR -AND- UNDERTAKER, INDEPENDENCE, OREGON A full and compleUi line of Funoral goode Alwayi on Hand. PATENTS 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, BolkllorapdAttorniiy InPatantlJauaaa. Waaliinatun, 1. Oppmlte U. t). i'atiint Olliiw, (Mention till, piper,) Farmers and Merchants Insurance Co. Capital Stock, W, K, HaAti. I'mlilvMl, i. U 0'iN, 1'roa.iirer, (I Vlw I'maldxnl, M. H.NiiKa, Awl MHirvlary, 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, THE Livery, Feed and Sale Stables. rOUNQ HORSES. Y0UNQ DOUBLE BINOLE TEAMS. rtrtt-ClaM TuraouU tur CommefcUl Traveler, rricaa taaanatbla Bad 8atlU lit fuajBnUeU. Ultra W a Call. KORTH ESD MAIN BTttEET, J. If. JOBTE3, fuon. WATCHES. Elgin, AValtham, Scth Thomas, Swiss, or any movement desired, in gold or silver case, hunter or oen face. CLOCKS. Our line includes every kind of oO hour and 8-day clocks. JEWELRY. Our stock is complete, and it will pay you to select your jewelry from it. SILVERWARE. Our stock of silverware is the finest m the county. We sell at a very small, margin of profit. SPECTACLES. Of Spetacles we have a large stock, and can fit all kinds of eyes. MUSICAL GOODS. 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. PATTERSON BROS., DRUGGISTS, INDEPENDENCE, OR. Solentlflo America Agency for OAVIATf, jC Tot faki, formoMTB, ato. 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. MFLITARY TRAIN1N0. 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. kkB4A. I $500,000. J, O. Wat-ma ah. Nwy. and Miif r, R, A. Btikaan. 1'a.lilrr, , -Jl'J,2tlH.$0 1X1,0.811 24.VKm.87 NEW ll NW BU(J0IEg GOOD RIDINQ U0RSES. e e e "Jm"7m stock of Lime, Plaster, Glass. goods are the best WOODBURN NURSERY LARGEST STOCK OF TREES III THE NORTHWEST. 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 riotiBo( Fault. Free From Insect Pests CATALOGUE FREE, ADDRE83, J. H. Settlemier & Son, Wodburn, Or. Opposite Patteraon'a Drug Store, on Main atreet. LI. WB TELL TMC TRUTH J J- 4 bout Srd. W will arm! J J. J you Hree our t.d Annual J1. TrtwMfc. hMi Mis TRUTH. We llliiBtrafe end atlv V ptltr In lliU OlBloKtie, . ft whkh It hnJumr ln ever, Itlcll NOTHINO HUT THC w-a.TRUTH. P.M.ftWWY4C0.,0etraH,Mlh. Harness, Saddles, Whips, Oils, Robes, and Brushes. .OR & Mi & BI, Sueeeseora ta ELKINS & Co., ntorjwEToiw of City Truck and Transfer Co. Hauling of ui! KlmU Initio ul Agents for the 0. P.' float WrtVllwtlmia Jlttdf Moiitttly-5 INDEPENDENCE, OREGON 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 Lisr Ground: Dealer In 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) quality. f BEITTI'S PIANOS Wuliinaton. N"W Jenvy, In tnwirVfrywhwr. J. A. BOWMAN. BUCKSMITHING OF ILL KINDS Neatly Oone. MACHINERY REPAIRING HORSE SHOEING A Specially. Wood Working and Car nage Painting Done in First-class order. C STREET, INDEPENDENCE. BRICK YARD. 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 liblo prloeH. Applied Meehanlea. Plltlckor Vat's all dut schroechtu.' npnut, Oretchpn? Mrs. Plulatiokor Dtini twins von peen pad BSftln. nnt I slipunks dcm. Frank Lealle s nlustrntod. MOHHOUTH, OR. WHKaT, 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 sinoko. VLOWKIM ON lllllsTMAH. t'luwara lllooni In I'ortlnnd though Kuan . Pulling, 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 dny. Oregonian. -. 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. . . . . .. . . 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 AlHluiius 10 ArkKtiaas.,, Ouliforuis.. (loloraJu,,, IVinueeiwut llitlaware . . 7 8 8 0 a Arksusne ....... Cubforuia Colorado.... .... Connecticut lelswsre ....... ti 9 4 e 8 Flonds.,. Georgia., 4 ......12 Honda .... , (lecirgla Idaho Illinois..., . ludisna..... Iowa Kansas . .... 4 ,.13 .. 8 ..21 ..ia ..18 Illinois,.., ludisna.,,, Iowa..,.,,, Kauaas ,. , Kentucky ., Louis tans ..,..22 ..:..io w w M ..10 Keiiltifiky 13 Iuiaisna.,,..,, H Mslu 6 Mnrylnod , H Msiue 6 Murylnhd M MaaMebosetts...l3 lBaaaebiuetls.,.14 Miobigan Minnesota . MiebigNu ., ..14 .. ., 9 ..17 , 7 , 0 .10 Minnesota . Miaatselppl, MiMnuri ... Miutn'.,. Nebraka ., Nevada .... Mlaaliaiippi.,,, Alisaoun 8 8 8 4 N'ehrsaka .. Nevada New Hampshire, New llaoipahire Now Jersey,,,. New York.. ... North Catullus , NV Jiir.y,....i0 New Yo.k,......l North Osrolma. .11 North Unkola".. 8 Ohio ,...83 Oregon 4 IVuuaylvania. ...37, HIiihIs Inland . ... 4 Km III Carolina. . 9 Ohio., ........ ....33 Oiegon 3 lVnii.)lvatiia ...30 lllioilrt Ulaiid.... 4 Mouth Carolina.. 0 Houlb Uakota Trnnesaee ..... . 4 .12 Tennessee., TttlBS Vermont, ,. Virginia ... ...13 ...18 .. 4 ...12 Texas. . ,, , Vermont . , ...15 ... 4 ...12 Virginia Wfe.lniigtou..., 4 West Virginia,,, 0 Wisconsin ...... 12 Wyoming.,.... 8 Wtsl Virginia. Wisconsin .11 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 teacher sharply. "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. Uiwton Herald. 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 not "Whatr exclaimed his master; "you have been on board ship a year and can't row?" ' 'Deed, sah, Fee ncvah ro'ed in my life," "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." Harper's Magasine. The Ideal Baking Powder ' is ; 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 AveHlag Trawly. 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 hie looking, "Yes, sir, 111 knock your bead offf continued the big hum, aa be flowiabed bis fbits About. "How did I Insult youT demanded tbe other, "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 craokr 'I never even saw your retorted tbe little man, growing very spunky all a4 once. "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 man along." "Bhe is, indeed. They sy he never would have proposed if she hadn't helped him over the bard part of if Harpers Uamr. L RAILROAD JOTTINGS. 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 long. 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. i A Matter rritlteg.