The Best Newspaper I th on WW givtt (A miMl and ftmtmt w-tr. Utjar (A WKST SIDt wff ir plr in Pott eoaafji. Mil As an Advertising Medium THE WEST SIDE Tket the Lead In Polk County. VOL. IX. S2.00 iVr Year. lNDHPKNni-NCl', POLK COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, JULY 1, Ifi92. Five Cents Per Copy. NO. 34. TOT PROUST BOOIKTIKH. A O. V, W.-INIMU'KHPItMOR l-iIKK A. NO. M, every Monday at In VAl.LkV UllMIKMO.il .1,0.6. r.,Mu la M I awe-lo ball v- Thuiwt leventnt. All iMlJ r.llew. 'enruiajw lavlted hi at- len H, A. laJl'T", N, U. , w , n. vmtw, wrwtwy. LON L01H1K. So. M. A. r A A. M. mated emiiiimnUja- ihm on Itaturttay evmiit on ur Mtm mil moon imwii aiuma i wit wMki Uiereafter. it. W.tUmm. W at. ,M.lMti- OatlC UUHIK NO. . K. of f. H vktlttiuj our etvy ' A". lAiitl i- W , HI l lihHi v v V' . ... ...... a,, a. u U A a PH Y8ICI ANS-PRNTISTUY. DR. J. K. LOCKE, Physician and Surgeon, Beena VI.U, Ore.". LEE & BUTLER. PHTSICUHS m WWW, U. S. IXAMININQ 8URQION8. OfOea, Wm tide u( Mala MU, INMtl'RXDRHCfc 0 It SOON , DR. J. B. JOHNSON, Resident Dentist AU wurk warranted to give the heat of MliSfacUMl. I N DKPRN PKNCK. OHRlkIN ATTORNRYa GEO. A. SMITH, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will practice to nil state mit federal court. Abatrweta of till furnished. Office urn 1 odepeudeue National B'k. ln.M"". OwQ- Jm. J. Daly. J. I. Haley. H. C. aUkla. D1LT. StSLET I EIUR. ATTORNEYS AT LAW W. kin tk olj "t IfKl ko..k in ISdk (Ml. rUlUU llMWU rulBWami. uul a i r to Umm. No eua.eu.eiua, ehanmt M loon. 0a,niooMlMHi I WUMMi'aMuck. Delia, - - - Off A. M. HURLEY, Attorney and Counselor at Law. OflMc N.it lBdtwndMiw Natl Hank. IniipodMoo, Or. B. f . Buchun. W. H. Hoiinea. OlrUM, I V01ICS ATTORNEYS AT LAW ornci w buu i huk-k. ta(Mi8UI uidOuuH, 1ALXM. OH am CumtuMviiU Ml. ' MISCELLANEOUa Mitchell & Bohannon MuvfHKinm of Sash and doors AIM SCROLL AWIM. Mkiaxnoi . . Indipokdww BATH MD BARBER Ml C. T. HCNKIC, PROP. Daio street, Independence, Or. Two Kpoxloneeo' workmon In t tndtnc. BANKS. Commenced Business March 4, 1889. KaloblUbtd by tlool Aulborlty. -THE- FIRST NATIONAL BANK. of lDdpondaos, Orro. Caaltal Stook, Soralus, $60,000.00 $14,000.00 J. 8. COOfEB. U W. ROBKIITHOK, PrwklenL Vlco PrwIdooU W. H nAWLEY, Ciuhlof. DIRECTORS. J. 8. Oxiper, U W. BoberUoD, U Helmlek O. W. WhIUioJier, W. W. C'oHln, A fnrml bunking bulne lrmnTtd Bur "d Hllicxcliuifo oa oil Important points. iMprxlu nmlvod lahjoct to ohwk or on eer UAVsUofdxpiMlL Collfolloti. miule. OAo boura; I m. U 4 p. m. THE INDEPENDENCE National Bank ! Capital Stock, $50,000.00. S. RIBflOBBEBO, ABEAM MKU90N. W.r.OOSNAWAT I'rwtdimW . Cutiler. A gioiroJ I 1 banking ud oxebonge btulnoM inuia nuU. bill dlaootintml, " londlta granted: dpoIU roonlved on urrmnt hmhi sabjoot to chock, IntcrMt paid a Um dayoalla. DIBECTOBb. MeDantM, H. H. Jwptnon, A. J. 1, ft. Hlnebborg, A. Nelnon, T. J. Uo. I. A. Allen. KOffNITM UMOUTHC UWS OF OREGON. m Mn BANK. MONMOUTH, OR. . A. MAORtTM t. L.CAMf HKl.l. ..VIcO.IT. 1BA C. POWELL Cutbler PAID CAPITAL, $25,000. DIRECTORS. J.A.Macmm, P. t. Campbell, t.M.HImpeon b! V. Butler, 1. B. Htump, V. M. Powell ' JoMpli Craven, trn!Uetd: lian made; diywlui reoolved abject to check or on cortlflcateof depoult; lnteret paid on time i dnponlUi. r-Klriproif vault and burglar proof aade, $3 Farmers and Merchants Insurance Co. Capital Stock, yr, r. Ba, pnwiawt, J. U wa, Tnw.uwr, U, r. ini"i, VU PrMMMit, U. Henpiim, ami H'riry, BIltllOTOHt. Hon. N. . Hlntlieii. tlilef Jvt.lt. nf IU Huprvme INmrl; lion. Julin Hiimetl. .A"U . Juelltof ibi Huprvui (Villi! ItitH, J. K, 4. istwan, lriiitnt Unit y.uniy tl. t SlilipwMI, I'wi'lUll.li M. Hlvrtilwri .li M. MlfrttiierK. nwiwihi vxiaiii; i roi IVuilum ivotlptM alue orpiuluttlon, iMiit sliiw onriMilxHUmi, , l'iull.l; I., Surplus Hit motil ity to policy holilcin, CALL AND SEE US. We buy for cash, anil we buy to sell. We buy direct, and we buy in quantities. You will always find our stock complete. We sell at one price, anil that the lowest. We treat you courteously. A satisfied customer is our best advertisement. Our eoimtunt ttim In to jjivo you llio UM gooi! tit Uittot'i rioN, We umko your lntrtts outu Your chili! will Ih kwrvinl tut clioitply uiul tiolitt'ly iw youi-wlf. A rompurlmm of our ntjiw mul juiwti will couvintu you tlmt you Hlioultl trailts with us. L. KELSO, Independence. READ Th Ik1 phirt' th In siiltt of I'ortliiuJ to buy lrus 8tatlotitry, Jowelry, uml Hookn s nt THE PIONEER DRUG STORE OF BUSTER & SHELLEY. Our Jewelry lHwrttiii'iit, of wlilt h Mr. O. A. Knimer lum t lmrgf, 1 futl niul iHimjili'to. Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Cutlery, Sil verware, Canes, etc. Repairing a Rpwiulty, ami tltHpittchtjil with promptnt ami milinfiwlloit. limp, Mk, Pw h$Ai Prescriptions Carefully Compounded. Remember, our motto is Quick Sales and Small Profits. BUSTER & SHELLEY, INDEPENDENCE. MwefU'iwi Aell ll.lrln.ll. pwb.HH., ..( In Mletr .r.ilir.. . tu I' l llT, i mnl pn.1...rlftiyoia..ll.l. Thl. t..rll-n,.M l l"l 'rI.M ", "'.'J " j Som.,.. W. milt. r Hh - 4 r, .III .vrr. . '' 'WX'"uUl 0 V nd k.l.r .!- QUIIH CHgatlOAl. CO.. 174 anc Nt N T i. o J erf.llur.or.lll.i..lln)url..r prrh.r. rrr b..lil ,,","lrr,.,, .,,.., of tile te Mi i Io. Mm Willi 0r4M, H. M. LINES, FUNERAL DIRECTOR AHD UNDERTAKER, INDEPENDENCE, OREGON. A lull and com plot lina of Funeral (jooJi Alwayi oa Hand. Luther Grounds Daalar In Hardware. qiicfliiHware, tinwarn, utoveH, end othor iiiIhchIIhiiwiuh hi -tides, callH the iiltoiitioii of the pnblio to his finoHtock of the aliovo articles now on hand. His prices will compare favorably with prices in any oilier locality. rv.ma uml tum us and vou will be VVIIIU ' tl satisfied with price, quantity, and quality. MONMOUTH, OR. trtH A AH MKATITH Orne t kmritnln., hlin nilll korprtlouUn..n.loetI..iua. 9UU,UUU.ar.M Oeniel V. UmU, Welling ton, New Jemey. i k. hi ai A. mm taiiii nrMni wun a ri t, n, im r., DC ! g ,w t i a X o h 5 $500,000. J, It, WMITHM4M, Hm'jt. ml Mur. t wilier. VVwihrflrd, Athwnwr.aioio Hrimmri an. Nmtiml lunk: W. r, Hro Mt.rthm b Mowliaiil) i, M. MrllMimn, rAiloy, flij.l.lmi '.M'i,H.6r .(V,!HIS.8f THIS fcihsj, k HEW DISCOVERY ty ACCIDENT lnroiniKiufttiing wiutiow a lrt tximiif .Nllri in (!' 4ml n lwmm4 M Ur.ji4 ltt rir m tttily ru''J i fuMit ut)lirfiil irtmrtti'ri. ')' tiMrkvlftod auirtMit hbrti Ui duttu) that niftlm litf H thriuIiHit ttb4f ttt uauianl Mutrn'i A Ull-lit IT IS PERFICTLY HARMLEf S AND SO SIMPLE ANT CHILOCAN USE IT. li. the heir ew'r mure (nr ! niinut.. ihe iiia.i'1'.r. Mit ir nt iii.iii nl. imi imiii u.juf) i..n uTniinigr e.M iimW, M buniik. .nf..ii..r pirrii..n.tM u. l..r tlk turiM Tb"lin.. ,.( I.A U I h" ! '"' """)! wiibl..ir mii,.ir f t I..M.I K enri !!. m"" UikhI eirr r CoKMuiMiei. ut Aevei. 0. A. KRAMER. With Buster & Shelley, wants your watch repair ing. Satisfaction guar anteed. BE4TTYS PIANOS Wn.lmiirtmi. Npw .lerwir. In iiMiiivprywhnre. Kur unlnloK mlilriw. Diiuii'l V, liiwLly, IIKMj M Kit IT Pills? NO 1 1 If yiiii tiiko lillln I' I" liwaiue you Imvo nnviir ' tried Hie SI Mil MCI It work () nli'flly.i-li'annlMK Um llvormiil l(l(liidVi aiiUaea mild phjwln wllli'iul iiiuin Imk piiln or Hlr-kiiHH, hikI Uihw not alitp you cr mjikW-J- vvja 1 rruin uiimiik M,i n('rH1"' To Try It la to baooma frland to It For ale lijr your drugglnt. mm 0 A NATOIAIi ARM IDT VOR EpUeptle rits rlllu Blclneiia, Iljatcr. loa, NL Tltiu Dance, Nttrtouaneu,' njpochonJrlA, Mehturbtilla. In brlty, Sleepleuuviw, UU low, Brain aud SjmV baI Weokueu. Thl niiHllnln ha dlrm't arllon upon Ilia norva conUtra, allnylng All IrrlUbill Urn, ini Incmaiitif lh flow anil puwer ot nnrv fluid. II U pnrrwtly bartuloat Aud loavot no unploAoanl offocta. I" fit!-A Me Ibwli on Nefn L Um It llHw ' ' o mi l rlfr f ti.4 ,hhH .HltU r.M .... I IIImIm MUe IMlteU lie ul IMH. Thl. kM wa iiril b il lwreit bi.v K. .h.w, at Fr W .. tu4 . .iiuie una, wul hv imuxl ihMUi hu u lrU m In U K0ENI3 MXD.CO..Chlono, III. nlit by !l-l at '.I . IM'la. 0 V 03 Hew Grocery! W. J. MULKEY, Porp. Hutihfiiftioii uiiitniiili't'd in prlwii ami jjimmIh, HUh k fnvh uiul liuUKlit fur cash. lair ilittlinc ami good YXW'X. lKLIVi:iViit tho hours ot D to 1 1 a. in. uml :i to " p. in. PLEiSE GUI 1 1 Clli. F. H. Morrison, Charge reasonable, and flrtt-claee work guaranteed. DALLAS, OREGON. Glaggett's Ferry. tftiH !) niuNI tin feriy mi iMl't'ti1M tint will te kJi Imtxt Ut aitiittmMiMti fHira. 1, t i 'it r. Willamette Real Estate Co, Imli 'li.vmv, lr'(ll. Trutiaitcta a gflicml Itiwl l-jtle Ituel m-wt, liu.vninl "fll l"MH-r(y,cltwU liwornniv auit tlura a Kviu ml CultvejuiifO lltilmwi. I'lirllm lmvluir IjuiiI" fur Mtlo will Hint it It lltflr ailvnnlaut' U List Their Property With title ('tiiiaiiy, ai thry n daily M'liilltitf Mule "I Ut I li t ittl, time pln I UK (liimlli prH?rty lfir tlu ni ilt'tiia of tlit I'jwt. J. W. KltiKt.AM). I'nldvut. rVtnlary. BRICK YARD. J. R. COOPER Of Inili'piMidfiHK, liiivliiL' it st omit ciiKims n brirk iiim liiut nnfl wventl am of (ltiitit t luv, Ih now prvparvtl to ktt'p on IiiiihI a line qtntlily of Itrli k, which will Im huII ut rt'UMoii able prices. The New Holton House. M. A. Dudley, Pop. Cor, Fourth and Alder streets, Crmtmlly IihwIimI, Newly fiirtilnlH'it anil r- niliMi. nrw mi In mm rttmi mi Iruiua enil Mll'HMIIMM till. JOHOal A i GREAT MUSEUM OF ANATOMY lOal MurlIM ."in riKiii l.rn (lwli.n Clli i,L ., ,M! ) (I.i enil Iretn how uotiiti;iluiU yu are mailt! nl how tugtvoiii ) I Ifi e,,'arE'l l'li lluHiniliii)f new ft & olijccln, Ailmimiiiii 5 cU. I'rlviitn nnii, 1 1 (leery M. I)lpiin.e nf llinli: llrictliri,, lii.i uf mtttllliHHl.itl.nit.i'. of the kin Rinl k lilriuya quickly mirwl without the un of inorcnry, Triielinent (nirnmlly t by k'ttur, aund tor biHik. NEW Geo. Slaughter, Ppop'r. All kinds of fresh fish kept constantly on hand OPPOSITE OPERA HOUSE. MAIN 8TBEET, - INDEPENDENCE. JAPANESB 11 3T CURE Aniiwitnd Ci)mplPliriVimi"nt ouneleMni; ofHiippiwIlnrli , (lliiiini'iit In t'lMMiiloa, ulmi In llox uml I'llla; u punitive mini for fMor. Hill, llltlll'lllll.llllllll, lir IllHIMlltlK.lll'lllllK.lllll'llll- In, rnci'iil, or hurndlliiry pllim.iiiid ninny ollii'i' dlw'iiKiw ami liMiiiile wi'iiKtiiiiwi'ii. It In iiIwii.vn h itriml lii'iii'lll to t lie kkiii'I'iiI "' "I I li. 'I'll'' tl i xt illmwvnry of eiiiiiclli'iiliiiii'iiriuiilnrlnjinii nmr. HI IOI1 Willi l lll! KIIIIH HIllllMI'HMIiry HITI'ltlll'l-. Tnm ri'iniidy.liiui never hi'i'U known to lull. l lion. II for kr. eeut liv mull. Why eiilli'r from t hin lurrllili' iIImiiuw whim u writ ton uiiiiriinli'i' In Klvnn with II hoxfii to refund the uioiiny If nutiMireil, Menu mump tor miinpi", iiiiuriin. tee IhkuciI by WikiiIiuiI, Clm liii A t'o,, wlmlu. Huleiiiid retull drUKi(llMul"ltt.,l'iinliiiid1Or. BEIIirS KUtKLm Ktly, Wiwhlnnton, New Jerwiy, L. L. WHITE, DENTIST. S.E, Cor. lit and Taylor, PORTLAND, OREGON. FISH MARKET. fSflJP AHVICli TO YOUNO MEN. "BUSINESS" IS NOT BY ANY MEANS THE CHIEF AIM IN LIFK. The TbhOi le tiB.l.r ( Obtlgetlea I Iwltate tlihere ar l ae Otnera Ua, Hmhmi Ike laaellty ar the. aval and It. were nf RtiBrrtiiuu Prlende. Here are aoitin eitrmtl of William WitiUr'ali1rrMa Iwfurtt tlieHlaten l.Ulnl Afaileliiyi What will you ttu with yoor llvoaf , who art oldor, who have lived long er and traveled further, am uxually ra1y etnmili with our iHiuueel; nut It U your Idual (hat itittet Ia4 yutt now, ami not tlie ditvlrt of olliere. Honor aud truth we lalta fr yrauttid. "I wuttltt lw vlrtuoin," aIi an old i.lMluaoplinr, "Uiough no one war to Itnuw It, Jut ae I would be I'loait, though no one were to a lua." The hook of oontmotitilai' luweiit lier.1 nut h opDiied her. Yul tlwtra i. una word of louuael whti-h now mora than ever In title Pagan ag of denial and onnioeraryoilKht to be 'kti to the yiwilo M America, lie jfouranlvna, aud never abamluu yjur iiohla aedra Uoi! Yun ran not live in atwituta iudetatid- eneo of the wot id. You liiu.l have aJlillaUoiie with ulher Jwinoti. Put it i not Uiiwrllve Uml tlwew afliilatiotii khutilit m utttuurotut, and yuu have It within your owrr to make them ali-t. You are miller no obligation to liniluto utlmre or to do aa othrra do, You ouijht never to prrtnit yur niiiida to ba inundatod with the igno rant, tlte crudity aud the vapid chattvr ot iiunuoliplai' iwreoiia. Iki not too inttt'h revervnea the piwt. Did btirdeile that lutvo rollnt from the ahotitdera of woary and dyiiitf men and wotimu hould ttot 1 taken tq, atfmti by you. It it your lite that you mut live: it l not llieira; and now that they rmt fnuu llielr lalxirt , let their work follow tliein. Neither intuit you kitpixiae ytiurwlvea en. juitied to aMitlna the uurdena that other (Mrtuna Imvo croaUnl In the jirneeiit Uay. voit too makv rir.Mta, I-t thmat attwlld to urievatltT wlio have llietu. ami do nwi allow your .pirila to be llejevtmt, your hoH iUrkene.1 and yuur livi wititiiiilir-l with tbo vlttm, the prrora, th folllea atid the weaklinei of failure and of fool. It in, no doubt, pitiable anil deplorable that fatlurm and fool, ahoutd ent aud itilfnri but they ttiiut not lw itt-rtnltu-d, niendy Imaumi they eiiet and aunVr, to dratf you alao Into failure and fully, lbupect the ruitic. tity of yottr auula, and bewara of iujr fliiuiu iHititact with other livea. For it li only tha titipirary and the ripeJieiit that le ifrrgariotia. lu ttyery Croat inoiiieiit if lifo in every time of iudghl or itupiratiuii or crtaielh hu man bulti ia alone. Tlie objix-t of txlu uaiiuii, tlu-ri-fnim, houId l tlie develop ment ami building of an original, noble, adrt-natii charai'tt-rnot aimply a prt-p-aratton for tndti.trinl iuruita, but an aruianteiit for t-vi-rla.tinif life. The oi'-nuitoiu of tin. world, how ever important, at trannttury. The etiul of man i Hoiiii.ri.il. tniier vo-. 1 am aware, atvi'iuuiuonly entertained, pn. pie who I'luiiii to be pra'tlcid but aro uuly narrow um never wenry of deolar iiig that rdm iiiioii uiu.i be autiKibto ami Dot viaionary. An effort to worry tiie nubile mind on thia nbj-rl ia a part of the errnut activity of the rntiplant tiian of btnuiima, all the world over, and hart Ixw-n at jwiodio inlttrvaln, for many year, 1 remeinlKT t Nrti!i-iotui eilntemw lonx ajf- the jealoua Mirer at what waa Called "book lwintltlf1M a oppoawl to what wiui t'alleil prairtioal knowlinl)ffi of affair; uieauitiK thervby cotton, iron, coal, tlie Htm k eirhnii)fa and the Ho Viaed btnttititi. auMK hNKKII AT KUt'CATtOI'. Not Ioiik aiupa In 1HIW, in the new-! rui'ni of New York that epliletiiit) id moan (-iiminonplai'O buret forth with nn common virulent, and varhiua imlivitl On U, in every time Kuud of liioru wealth than aetiiw, appri-avl ua that fk'holaatio tritiniuK i luiierfluotia, Iw oaune It alius to funilnh an iHiulpiuKiit wholly lu eii-nm of what la napiUito for btialneaa. .My tlwirold friend, William Warren, tlie coiikiHiiii. umhI to tell, in bin iiiiiult abla wny, a at'iry alniut a minpua traileemntl of the conventional kind, who one waa aildrialii the pupil-i at a 8umly athool. "I know a little boy," he laid, "who nlwayutNyod hi mother, alwavi waahed hla faee in thn nnrtilii. alwityi came 'rly to Sunday aehool, never atolo an apoln. And wlur uo yon think that gA Uy ia now'" To thia itniutry a until voice jujmmi out an atiitwur, "In heaven, ir." "No, air," cried the ilinKUKU-d orator, "not . in heaveiil He's In a itorer' That ia the mental drift of thoae cnu tniea of the hlKlier clilcatloli. To tholr mind the chief end of man ia to tfet him wlf employed in a atore. They are what Joatiph JelTenton eulll "the aelflah inado men of our time." LVrtiiinly tha fact ia lih'tiluVant that tho atmnitlvo feeling U all on oue lido. Educated uiett um not worried. If dlttcation luw not alwayi Beti thorn wnAlth, it has givon them bleasiiiKS tlmt no prodlwiillty of wealth tiiin buy, and by thia token they know that th prov ince of Kdticatlon ia tint to train young people for btminewi, but to embark tlu-tit tiHn life of which btwineaa In only an Incident. The beat window of the wis eat of mankind hit alwayi taught that luHMOIl. Make your business tributary to your mind, and not your mind aiilawrvlnut to your Imtditpaa. Now York Tribune. riurulu f Several Wiirili. Knight orriint in not written aa ouo word, and need not be even connected with a hyphen indeed, ia not w gener ally. Therefore the plural, or course, is knights errant. Looker on is not one word. Once that usage has soldered two words, tho resultant word will form its plural with a fluid s. The plural of bootjack U not bool.sjac,k.-Notos and Oneries. llneeher'l Klrat Heme. One room served for entrance into the house, for parlor, study and bedroom! tho other to the dining and workrixmt, writea Mm. Henry Ward Ueechor in describing the first homo which she and Mr. Beechor had years ago in the west. The bed room was so small that I was obliged to make the bed nn one side first, then go out on tho veranda, raino a window, reach in and make the bed on the other sldo. Not such very troublesome work lifter all, when one gets itcctistoinoil to It. The little kitchen, partitioned off from the veranda, was jiiHt' large enough to allow a passage between the cooking table end tha tove into the dinins room witnouj ournrnxny ..areas, ana inv taoin was otuy ulvtiiea from Mr. Meeen t er e at tidy bible by tho partition. For nearly seven years thia was our home a homo full of cares and no lux urlce, but a very happy tiome-for many reaaotia the happiest wa over knew, for wo were li-xa eparU-d there. Ill lirrtuk lyn, in lbr years, Mr. Ileocher'i publlo uuti' naturally urnw bitu more away from thn family clrtde, but In thoae days In the weal I had hlin klmoet etitiraly to uiyrlf. Ladles' Home Journal, Thrltllef jtilv.enire ( a Miner, John Clarkaon tells an interesting elry of how he came near being de voured by a large army of rata in the Itaker coal bank. It waa his custom to couk his meal in the coal bank at din liar time. One day aa ho waa sitting be fore a lira hilling his meat be waa star tied to hear the liolwj nile by running rata. The odor uf the walking meat per tueaUxl the batik, attracted tlie attention of the rodents and they came tripping along to the lire at a lively rate. John save lw thought tha "old bob1 waa after hlin. In a little while titer mast have been fully Sou rata gathered about hlin aud hi heart wa in hie mouth. He threw llnm a piece of the lunttt, and while they fought for it he stole away,-New i.latmn ratriot. A llaiy family. A happy family dwell ia an engine bona lu Madtaon, Ind,, and the an Ilea of tlie tueiiilatr afford tuuuwiuent to tbe fire ootnMny. Tlie family ia coinpraed of a Mm, a cat, a pair of rabbita, two wbiin mice ami a shepherd dog. They occupy the anme apartment, sport to gether and eat from the asm vmm1. Yankee lllade. What "I url. luae" Waa Ilelag. Tommy waa m-nt off on an errand one morning to a farm 1) ing J tut on the edge of the town, the owner of which waa fa miliarly known aa "Uncle Isaac" The hour waa rather early, and when he ar rived such member of the large family aa could be spared without aerlonaly In terfering with th running of the dome lio machinery were gathered for family worship. Koturiiiug home, hi mother quea-tion-d him about hla errand, and with thn curhwlty about one neighbor which takes deep root in village mil, ilia aaked hlin what waa going on at tlie farm, Ue told bi-r of the occupations of one and another, and added, "and Unci Isaac, be was in tiieaetltn room prayeriu on't jtiat a tight an he could prayer." New York Tribune. Ktulallua ! the Saddle. The evolution from cloth covering to the saddle were aa gradual a they were natural, dually bringing us to the saddle of today, consulting of tlie wooden frame known as the aaddletre, Die skirts or (added uudi-rflaps, lite seat (generally made of tauneil pigskin), tho girth or belly lml, the stirrup tra, the stir rup ami tlie crtipir loop. Tlii emu biualion is the saddle proper, uo matter bow varied it lme, bow near It ap proach to eleganc on th one hand or to awkwardiieea ou the other, Detroit Free Proa. Knglandeiport Urg quan title of sad dlery, the unait of which i mad at Wal sall, iu HUuTortbdilra, or In th Imme diate nelghborlitKl. Tbe value of the export, including harneea, eicveds tJ, Ooo.oou annually. Every portion of opUne lost in cut ting is uulised In other ways. It give tlie dull color to rubber goods, is need in paper to gain weight, and ia alao an eicnllent arliclo to use iu making fire proof pnlnls, I KOM MONMOUTH. Onr Kfjuirtcr Confines Himself Mustly to School Mailers. The haccaluiireiila s-riiioii dellvcnMl by Key. Alfred Kiiintiicr.of Portliitttl.ln the uornttil clutpid.wiuioiRioftlie grnt- et liilelliH'liml tnitta that It hint ever flavu our gmal fortti no to enjoy. Words ail us to give even a ml lit synoiels of the glowing eliNiiclicii nnd aoul iiiHplrlug thiiiiglita that sprung from the sH'iiker's lli,ti ho urged tliegrndu alix to have a ptirptxo iu life above the sordid things of cart h, mid to direct nil their energies to the accomplishment of results that would bring thciit not only worldly bottom, hut thai higher happiness which springs front well directed energies to attain to tlmt honored position w herein It nm he anld of mid to him, "Well done, good and falthful.Vrviiiit." As the chiient MH'iiker presented thoughts In words Unit seemed to cu ter the soul of every Hmou present.oiir ryes would turn to those awaiting graduating honors, and each seemed fully Impressed w ith bis soul-stirring phkpicncc and tho precepts taught ill huigiiiige of Kiit'li btirtilug pathos. The silence of death, utmost, seemed to IH-rvado the itiiillenco. The speaker paid n glowing tribute to Monmouth the U'liilllful laiidscitpo prcsentctl to view, the morality of the Hoplo, nnd was thankful to Ills (lod ;tlint tlmt per tileioiis and vice-breeding cleineiit, the snlooii, was n stranger to tho city. We are proud of our normal school, nnd could nil our 1iohs of that Institu tion of learning meet with full fruition, It. would stand through the future us a monument to the liberality of the stuto and to the educational spirit of Its Hist founder. May heJohn K Murphy who first conceived the Idea of n grand Institution of learning at Monmouth, ever bo held in memory by his survivor. Kvcry cltl.eu of the stale should tiiko n pride in plnc lnglho Oregon Htnto Normal School tho t'(iiul of, If not thn superior to, any like Institution liijouijbroud land. No ltK'tillty In tho wide domnlu of the union can surpass that of Monmouth for beauty of locution, heiiltlifulnes of climate, or for higher morality. V. J. Leonard, of Oak Urove, wa up lids week. Tills fall ha will move on to hi place recently purchased of Charles Liuiktrco, near Tiiliiiuge, lie will bo a welcome neipilsltloti to our community. Many strange hVos have been swu In town this week, nnd none have left with other than good Impressions of our surroundings. Our highly esteemed friend Hon. John White, attended the commence incut exercises of the normal. Ho is one of those wliole-soulcd,hnppy-huartod gentlemen who delight In adding to the liMpplm of others, Wherever tbe cause nf education need a helping liniid, ho wltlip generosity uf heart never full to mmtflbuto hi "mite," The exercise in th chapel Monday morning were of u exceedingly Inter esting character. Jly the rattling uf the drum the student marched into the hull, It" I by Prof, Powell. It wa a sight to cheer the heart, ami cause It U thrill with sensation of pride, to see tlusw attiilenta marching to their accustomed strata, with happy heart, and bright aud smiling faoea.on which Is'auied all the radlence of youth and la-auly. The tliouglitNax'tirwt; to us: You are now lu the enjoy men t of ad vantage that come but omu in a life time; you are filled with Joyous bos- aud ardent aaplrntioui to attain to a position In life, by reason of the educa tion you are uow reviving, that will make you rcs Uid ami honored In w lintevor vtHathm yiu may hereafter pumts'i but what of your future? Im agiuntlon fall to conceive of It, and yet by faithful adherence to the admon itions and precepts of your Instruct ors, It cau I one of s-aoe and pleasure, reltivtliig honiir on your preceptors lu the Monmouth normal. The oxcrciw of the morning were oHned try Prof. ('nmils'll reading a chapter of Hcrljit un, aud with prayer. The tinging by Prof Powell and student sounded iiieliKlliuinly through the hall, aud when the last strains of the soul In spiring liiclialy warns I, short addreaMc were) the order. All of the prufiwaors spoke word of advice and counsel. frof.t iet,a late aud worthy acquisition to the faculty, ald a glowing tribute to our normal nchool, and prmmUil to the students thought of the present ami future, which, if hilly graa-d ami acted on by them, will bring them a cotiw-lnUkiicM of having done their luty to themselves, their parents, and their pn-ii-pUim. (bxl grant that the iuiinilon made that morning upou the minds uf nil present by Prof. Oct may la; Instiug, llnally reatiltilig III great ta-ncllt to etiideiita.Jpreci'ptor, and to the Institution of which we are all so proud. In the afternoon W. H. Ixmg lellvi-rtH) a well prepared and eliMUnt aildrea upoii'the Ijeuelltaof nlucaliou. He referred to the will wer of man w hat could be accomplished by a deter mined will and rcaohitlou to acootu plialt omcthlng lu life. It was an ad- tlrcos suitable to the occasion, aud did n illl to the speaker, w hich wa man- Ifcetcd by the rounds. of tho applanse he received at It! conclusion. Next K. J. Hatlley, the claas histo rian, Usik the stand, and hi a humorous and forcible manner placed Is-fori) the audience the genealogy and some of the marked cbaractertstk of hi fel low students. The time may come when K J, i ad Icy will iomplete a history that will transmit J hUjnaiue to pwtcrity ranking with a Humboldt. We extend to hint ourlicarty congratu lations for his creditable effort,atid wish hlin a future commensurate with his desire. Misa Minnie IV'.erow was intro duced to the audience, which greeted her with eager eye and much ap plause. The rule of prophetess wa as signed to her, and well she performed her iirt. Hhould the prediction she made lw fully verllled.a happy lot Is lu store for all wllh w hom she has been associated in her student life at tlie normal. Miss Mluuie Is the daughter ofTlioiuas aud Martha Tetherow, aud the gninddaughter of Holomon Teth erow, who crnsaed the plains iu IS-to. We could but think were our old aud esteemed friend and companion In travel present at this hour, how his heart would bound with exultation aud pride to witueas the exalted po sition to which his granddaughter; hud attained to In an institution of learning located ata point where, ou hla ar rival lu the mnintry, there waa naught but a imrreu wilderness, Ix-t us for a moment turu prophet, aud predict for Minnie a career lu life that will re dound iu honor to herself aud to her al inn nutter, the state normal schoo at Monmouth. The student's reunion on Monday evening was a most enjoyable a (lair. Youth and beauty shone conspicuous ou every hand. 'T waa a season of Joy, where heart linked to heart iu memory ul past associations gave zcat to the oc casion long to ls remembered. May the young hearts gathered together ou that auspicious evening continue to walk the troubled path of life and con stuully reap beneflta from the princi ple Instilled Into their minds by re spected and worthy preceptors, All hall the normal. At the appointed hour Tuesday morn ing tho athletes gathered In force to go through their various exercises. Not withstanding the threatening storm and a light shower, a large number as sembled to witness the sjiorts. We witnessed none but the one hundred yard raw, which was easily wou by Frank Hull, nephew of L. M. Hall. Frank I quite a sprinter, but we heard another Frank say ho could heat him without clothing himself In raclug ap pntvl. The Intense Interest manifested Wednesday morning by the vast mul titude gathered together gave evidence that the cause of education, was highly appreciated, meeting with the full ap probation of tlie entire audience, com posed of representatives from all sec tions of tho state. The Htnge was hand somely decorated with Oregon's choicest Used in Millions of Homes IPPRICES (lower, but even lu the absence of thia decoration, the pretty picture present ed by the girl rosebud aud apruoe young men wa sufficient to satisfy the admiration of tho present. The mu sic aud lngliig were exceptionally good. The essay aud addreaawi of the young ladle were well preired, and were delivered In clear and expreaalve tones, while the subject neleiAed were of a character that made the gradual. lug exercise more than usually Inter esting. The oration, In addition to be ing founded upon living questions, were delivered in a manner that Indi cated much thought upon the part of the young orators, and won for them tlie applause of their hearer and pre diction of Bueoce in the future a ef fective peaker. 1M u hope that thine prediction may be fully verified, and that the class of '02 may succeed in all their aspiration for honor and grand achievement, at the same time realizing that the faculty of the atate normal ai-hiad have with uutlrlng en ergy devoted their best effort to pro moting their advancement in the settle of moral aud educatloual well-being. The valedictory, delivered by Misa Mary Hiring, wa an addrca that gave aasur- auoe that It wa the offspring of a highly gifted mind, and the elocution ary effort lu it delivery w uch as to secure the coinmeudatlon of all present. Alter om extendi! remark to the audience, she turned to tlie faculty, and then to the graduate, paying her re s9cts to them lu such term of patho that It wou their hearts, and must have made an impresalou upou their mind, that time, wllh all It changing scene, Could never obliterate. The prvacntatlon of the diploma, by Gov. l'eiiuoyer, to the graduate, waa a miatt Intereating scene. All eye were turned toward our respected governor a he presented the long-anticipated pa per to tbe graduates, one by one, who received them with modtwt bearing, their heart filled with emotion such, pcrbaM, they will never feel again. Happy graduates! May all your ar dent hoea meet with fruition, and may the faculty of the normal be ever held by you In honored remembrance. After the presentation of the diplomas, the governor sjxike to the audience lu terms that gave assurance that he was a w arm frk-ud to the cause of educa tion, and especially to the Interest of the state normal school. He consid ered the vocation of teacher In our school aa tlie noblest iuwblch man or woman could be engaged, for upon them devolve the rcejioiisibility of tralniug the youth of our land in thoae principle which reflect hotior upou themselves, and which are tne means of lertx-tuatiug Uie llbertie of our grand and glorious country. The an nual commencement exercises of the state normal aehool at Monmouth have been brought to a close. Tlie day will be remembered as the closing scene of the moat prosperous year In tbe history of Monmouth educational lu tercets. Yet, one thing is wantlug, aud that Is more room for student., and more room eiscla)ly for the accouuuodaUon of visitors aud friends on such occasion aa we have just enjoyed. Many pres ent could not gain entrance to tbe chaiad. Iiet our legislators turn their attention to this our state iusUtuUou, let them visit us aud take a view of tbe surroundings, and we venture the asser tion that they will then declare that this is the moet healthful and beautiful situation for the state normal school that cnu be found in our rich aud fer tile valley. The happy graduate and the welI-leaatHl audience have now returned to their homea, and in those homes we wish them all the happiness attainable lu this life, Joseph Marshal, of California, ia In Monmouth. He came to Oregon lu 18T2, in company with A. W. Lucas. He returned to Illinois In 1855, and shortly after went to California, where he has rmided up to the present time. He will spend a couple of mouths with us. The progress of educational facili ties caused him great astonishment The Polk county pioneer's reunion will take place at Monmouth Saturday, September 3d. Miss Priest, of Iowa, has been en gaged as preceptress by the regents of the normal. Rols?rt Elliott, of Cauada, is looking around for a looatlou. W. A. Hoots presented us with a pair of eyeglasses, wllh the suggestion that we look out sharp for Items. John Lako, from near Portland, was In ntteudnuce upon the commence ment exercises. His son was among the graduates of 18U2. Rev. E. J. Thompson, of Corvallis, delivered a very luterestlug lecture to the graduating class. Monmouth Is becoming the center of attraction from all parts of the state. Let imagination scan the future of this city, the brightest spot iu this our beau tlful valley. John and Trof. Murphy, with their families, have gone to Turner to attend the annual meeting of the Christian church. We hope they may have a pleasant time, and not forget that Cleveland is to be our next president. Chits. D. Wlllite was iu town Friday. He was from Falls City. Luther Grounds Is agent for the Os borne machinery nnd extras. It. E. Portkk. 40 Years the Standard Omc koum: ft. ro. to 4 p. m. t ... -'"-"