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INDEPENDENCE, l'OLK COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1092.
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IM l YSICI A NS-J )KNltSTHY;
IMi. J. K. UK'RK,
rhysicLin and Surgeon,
Bwena Vista, Oregon.
LEE At BUTLER,
PHTSICUNS AND SURGEONS.
U. S. EXAMINING SURGEONS.
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DR. J. R JOHNSON.
All wurk mnln) to five lh brat
GEO. A. SMITH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Will practice in nil stale and federal
court. AMncli of title ftinilli.sl.
IHTWvW I ndepcinleiicti National It'k.
Joo. J. Duly. J. S. Stelny. M. C. Kin.
DALV. SIBLEY S E&KIN.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
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euant. HHbt ltti tutei.hnl. mJ
duw (. I.n. X" fmmil..n ohni.il uo
A. M. HUKLKY,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Om-: Nt IndriwttilfBw Nl'l IUo.
H. K. Il.mum.
W. It. IMiiim,
lONHtM. t NM.KS
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
ttrril RIM HUH ll HUH'K.
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M ISC'KLL A N" KOUS.
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a wmu t l W I NO.
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Two experienced workmen In at
Commenced Business March 4. 1889.
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of Indrpenihrae. Orrim.
Capital Stook. $60,000.00
J.rl,CK)l'KH. U W. IIOHKUTHON.
t'n.ldint. Vic l'rwiileit
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marelal crndlle Kmntrd: di'jxwltn nwelvea on
current amount nubjprt Ui nlirrk, lnlrot paid
on time rtepoi.lt.
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NCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS Of OREGON
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nd Inmi. illMto nn .'Ml lrtla
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iw vtHii4 uuirt hie amoUiai w U
laid br lrrlU rt t t" llollte.
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FERGUSON & ! iEfl,
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llllil It t. tllelr ilvlltti to
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evnilliiit IUU tif liunl rat, time plait
lug iltlnlile pniirty U-fure llio ri
ili ule ul the hunt.
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J. W. KlltKLAMl. I'real.reul.
J. R. COOPER
Of Independeneo, lmviiiff a Hleam
engine, n In irk nnu hiimuiid Heventl
lureH of fluent flay, In now prejutred
to keep ou hatul a lino timl!ty of
Itrit k, which will lie Hold at mtruiti.
Ill ile Hoeri.
M. A. Dudley, Prop.
Cor. Fourth and Alder streets,
t'enlrally liK-nit'd. Niwly fimilnlii'il and re.
mu d, Vimi lam In Hiid frtim ell trutne end
Kit. JOIIIIAM ti i'
GREAT MUSEUM OF ANATOMY
IDA I Mrkrl HI. .Rail I rmirl.ro.
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Co ami Irani Imw vumlerluily
yuu are made ami huw to avuiil
ii Viich and diir&nci, Mu.eum
'enlarged wlih llmuundiof new
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l'rlt Oniio. II 1 1 (Iryr4t. lllnriiiMi. ul
mini '. Ktrltdiird, Iomi of nunhiiod,dl.eii.i'fl of the
kln nnd klilm j. iiili'kly euri'd without the
lien of niiiriMiry. 1'rtinlnieiit porH'iiiilly it if
lutliir, Hvnd for btiuk.
Geo. Slaughter, Ppop'r.
AH kinds of fresh fish
kept constantly on hand
OPPOSITE OPERA HOUSE,
MAIN 8TREET, INDEPENDENCE,
A ni'W nnd riiiiiinlnte Treatment ennelaMng
ul' Hi i ikh U i i-t 'H, uliitniiiiit III (Iiilwiiliw, iilwi
In llnx ami I'IIIk; n nmltlvn Kiirn liirexltir.
mil, liiliiiiiiil.lillnd, ur liliiidliiK,ll'liliiK,elirnn
lii, riH'imt. ir liemdllitry iillim, mid iiiiiny ntlinr
diNtiJMMIN lillll IlllllHle WfllKIIIIHHlK. It In ItlWHyN
it Ki'i'ul lii'iit'lll til the Koniiml lii'iillh. '1'hn Hint
(IIKi'iivc ry ut a iimdliiil niiriiriindtirliiit mi nnnr.
it 1 1. ui wlih tlm knlln iiiiniii'iiMiiiry liuri'iifH'r.
I'll ih ri'intidy lute iii'vur lemn known M full. II
ehox.llforWl ei'iithy until. Why eulltir from
Hi l tiirrlhln illBtuimiwhmi awrlttnn if uiii'DHIi'O
In Klvi'ii wlih U boxiiH lortiftind the iiiiiney If
mil iiiirnd. Hi'iul ul inn l) for wtin pie. Ilimriin.
I rn Innuml liy Wmiiliinl, Cliirku A I'o., whiilp.
nk iLiid rut nil U l ilKif ll B,olitiKt.,I,url litml.Or.
T. L. BUTLER,
::,:;: Surveyor uiM Epccr
All enlle promptly anewered,
AililrcH. me at Dalliw, I'ollc notinty, Oregon,
ACTING SAVES LIVES.
COUNSEL FOR MURDERERS EMPLOY
Mew Lawyer Wba Itefead Criminal
trie la Meke aa Impreeelwi a ike
tyaietlil f Jarywea ome Nuleble
Cm Wbeea Lewyari lMHmlel.
For year Ii ha boon generally known
among lawyer thai ai! aorta of d neur
al aud theatrteal ilevtoea ar eonelaiiUy
reenrted to tn order to tav th live of
Mtiaed i-treoiu. Hut Mr, Wellumn
wa Ui Drat Jinieeoutor to mak tha
oltarg In open oonrt and quota tain'
Unee to forltff hi aj legation.
I Ui pracUoa right or wrongf
i'erbap Ui imiel Moving part of
Lawyer William K. Itowe'eeltant auiu
mlng up on behalf of Anul Walden
wa whor he heaouKut th juryman to
oonalder her youth, her beauty and her
When Pranoi L. Wallman, aelUnt
dUtrtct attorney, began hi eiiminiug op
hir th proaeouUon, h urged th juror
nut to b moved by bl advvraary't
motional apial. He called Mr. How
an afltor. II aaldi
"If you bad aeen him, aa 1 have, go
beblud a woman defendant and pinch
her to ma her at?reaio and eoarouM
ynipathy, you would not bo muoh In.
Btienifid by bU theatrical dUplay.
"Whom did Mr. How pim-l.r 1 naked
"Kll Neletin." wa bl prompt reply.
"Yon recall that tt bad abut her lover
dead becaue ha waa iarking bl trunk
and preparing to leave her, Hlie waa on
trial for bar Ufa. Mr. How got her no
"When b bad gut to that part of hi
dimming up whera he called opon th
jury to 'look at hnr,' EH wa tilting bo
lt I nil a table, her fac toward th jury,
but reeling In her hand. Hlie had hewn
weeping for amiia minute, but now ill
" 'Look at that faor pleadnd Mr,
Oow In Impaaaloned tonea, I!trwU
rapidly behind bet. Again he cried,
Look at that fat-eT and aa he did bo he
elaed KUa' aoft wrtet tn hUitrtmg
band and wrenahnd , bar anna apart.
Tli woman aereained with in and
"That aereain waa enough to frees
th blood of anybody who heard It ' 1
cannot help thinking that It bad much
to do with tho verdiit
"I do not aay that It I wrong for
eonnee) to employ theatrical methoda in
defending their client. I think it la
part of the duty of the proaecutlng oflloer
to eipoee this ort of thing to th jury,
"Fredeiirk U. iiouae wa defending a
man named Decker In th general aea
aloft, (tucker had a clothing tor in
Ibuter ttroet. II arranged a candle o
that when It burned down to a certain
point at mldoight It would eet flr to a
lotf bagging aoaked with keroona,
toil to burn tha itor and earn Ilecker
big amount of tnauranca, Firemen
quenched tha flame and o aaved tha
Uvea of aeventy-tli men, women and
children who wr ileeplng In th tene
ment above th tore.
"When Mr, lloua itimmed up h
wu tn a quandary, iierker couldn't
nndentand one word In KnglUb, there
for bow oonld th poor devil weep at
th proper moment. That little diffi
culty waa tolved all right. Docker reeled
bl face In bla hand and peeped through
bl interlaced Anger at hi eloquent do
fender. "Tblnk, gentleman,' eaJJJdr. llouee,
1f you eoiiil tbl wretched man to priatm
you will puntah tho innocent little
our.' At that Inntatit Mr. Honoe drop
ped bl handkerchief.
"Wowf cam a atirlok from Decker.
It began like th (cream of a catamount.
It died away In a long drawn wall and
choking aolev Decker1 tear wer like
(bower. Mr. Decker' and the little)
Decker' tear wr a cloudburnt. Human
natur couldn't (land IL Juror No. 8
wa a nlc old fellow, retired from btni
neu and living at bom itirrounded by
oni and daughter and chubby grand
children, lie broke down at th ooond
drop of Fred Houto'a handkerchief. At
th third drop of th cam uric the jnror'a
tear gmbed out beyond tha railing.
Aiuwering niflle and gaep cam from
two other juror.
"It eem hard to behove, but It U a
matter of record that In the fac of the
clear evidence agatmit Decker the jury
itood thro for acquittal and nine for
conviction. Tha tear and howl and
th little Decker laved the guilty man,
And In proof of hi gull tint me add that
Becker wa releaaed under 3,5U0 ball,
but h ran away, although th cam wa
won brought up for rotrinL
"Often the queetion of makeup teat
the couneel tng manager' ability and
ingenuity. Ther wa Alphonao Bteph
anl, th young man who deliberately
murdered Lawyer Clinton 0. Reynold
for not nrrendoring 8Uphanl't father'
eatnt fat enough to bo atpiandorod. Th
dofetme waa insanity.
"Perhap yon re-all tlie Stophnni who
cam to trial. Inateed of th handsome,
neatly dneed rich man' ton, the jury
aw a wild, unkempt creature, a Caliban
in nglineiw. Htophani't hair had been
untouched by vhcar or brunh fur month.
Ue bad not hathod or ahaved. lie (till
wore th clot It wi ha had on when ar
routed. Ill linen wa in tatter and
almost bliick. Ill outer garment wore
greasy and emitted with accumulation
of ipllled food. Htenlmnl wiui a good
actor, Not a word aid he ipeak to any
on. With large blank eye, a deep
and mournful a Edwin Booth', he
iterod gloomily at nothing, Lear wna a
model of Rimlty Im-buIb him. There was
mora or lee teatimony to uliow thnt
Stephonl had fallen off a pony very
many ytar ago and hurt hi huud, and
that lie had alway Itoen high tempered,
like any spoilod child. No one had
bothered altout hla alleged Ineanltv,
tliough, until after he had killed hi
father' old friend.
" 'liimine,' wa the jury' judgment
after lUtoning to the tuitimony and
watching the gloomy makeup of the
prisoner, Thoy found hlra guilty of
murder In the socond degree, and he wo
ttmt to priaon for life. Today he 1 a
neat, well behaved and abort hatred con
vtot. New York Herald,
A misHkiiiary had taken his wife with
him to India, There she died, and the
brokenhearted widower received Derails
lion from the missionary board of his
church to come home. Here lie promptly
consoled himself, and with his second
spouse returned to the fluid of his former
labor. Dut fate was still unkind and at
the end of a year he was once more be
reaved. Again he besought the permis
sion of the board to return homo, but
this time they gently bnt firmly tie.,
cllnod, saying that they did no, oelj
Justified in the expense, of giving him,
two vocation within, two, years. T;hey
suggested, delicately, however, that if
his desire wit to reoonn hltnsejlf for hi
I recent iom it waa ptNMTbl for him to
dnputls a friend to eecur for Dim
new partner of bla Joy and sorrow.
Tlii h accordingly did.
The day th ateainer wa ilgualed tha
bridegroom elect went down to meet it,
oeninpauied by a married friend. When
Ut latter returned h wa potinued upon
by hi own wife, who demanded all tha
articular of tha meeting. "Did Dr.
hutlth seem much ovnromn when b
ui Ml Ilrownr waa th first ques
tion. "Wll-ye- llttl." "Waan't
he overjoyedr " Well ovrjoyd I not
lut th word, tierhap." "Why, didn't
he aay h waa deligbtedr "Well co
rn it exactly," "Hut, at I nut, h seemed
pleaaedr "Well-1 don't quit know."
"For mercy' sake, toll m jut what
he did aay and do," W.ir-withevi-dent
reluctance. "When h saw her
he wa at th other end of th deck and
he wa pointed ont to him by th friend
ha bad traveled with. Hmtth looked at
hnr for a minute, and then b pd
hi hand over hla eye and I beard him
murmur, 'Red hairfor th third rim
and after o much prayerC 1'ltUbnrg
Much of tha luiulo ning In eity
ohurcbo would aoaroely be character
ised a "sacred" if it wer heard any
where except In tha bona of Ood. And
titer ar oma odd people who vn in
thl ag of progree ootutder that such
music belong rather to th concert
room titan to th church.
I'amon Know waa on of thee peopl.
and when he "exchanged" on Hunday
with an old college friend who wa set
tled over a large city parish he wa both
mated and shocked by th vocal die
play th anthem with which the
member of th choir electrified the con
gregation. "They had fine voice, my dear," he
explained to hi little wife whn be wa
aafely back In hla own horn, "and 1
preauin they wanted to (how them off,
aud (o took advantage of a Urn when
their pastor waa away. 1 thought at
first ot rising aud requesting them to
deaiL Then 1 felt that perhaps it would
lie my duty to report th matter to
"Dut 1 finally concluded that, a it
wa undoubtedly first offense and
caused by an aluioet pardonable vanity,
1 would tlnal gently with them. 8o I
waited null! they bad finished, and then
I rus aud said, 'We will now begin th
religious service of th morning.1
"And I feel tiro," concluded the lm
pi minded pastor, "that they felt my
ntbukt and will not let such a thing
occur tgoliir Youth's Coiupaulon.
Tke "rirel EdHlo." Crate.
1 this hankering after first edition
but a mere craze or fashion? In which
ewe I would venture to predict that
when U book loving and book bnylng
public our begin to consider eriowdy
what it is that really constitute the
value of any first Million the ridiculous
and artificially enhanced price of such
Issue will fall.
Upon this public weakness, whether
fostered by sentimental or any other
feeling, the bookseller are now trading
and ar In the habit of calling attention
In Human capitals in their catalogue to
first edition of almost every conceiv
able book of ronrwe at the same time
adding a correepondliigly Increased
(rice to books which ar bardly worth
purchasing In any 'edition.
For Ui prtiw'iit groat demand for first
editions th keen compeUUoo among
English (peeking people from abroad
fur any book of special vain now
offered for sale may tie In a great de
gree responsible, aided by a large claa
of unreasoning being who buy book
merely because they are first editions,
and who by dint of their long purse ar
able to "nmli In where angel fear to
tread." These are they upon whom
ordinary book lover look with dread,
and the bookseller not alway with
approval. Notea and (inert.
A nil of Com.peedeaee.
A remarkable oorreepondenc has been
published, ending in a true Irish fashion.
It begins; "Mr. Thompson present hi
compliments to Mr. Simpson, and beg
to request that he will keep his doggs
from trespassing on his grounds."
"Mr. Simpson present hi compli
ment to Mr. Thompson, and beg to
suggest that In future h should not
spoil 'dogs' with two gee."
"Mr. Thompson " respect to Mr.
Simpson, and will feel obliged if he will
add Ui letter V to the last word In the
note Just received, so a to represent
Mr. Htmpson aud lady."
"Mr. Bimpson returns Mr. Thompson'
note nnnpened, the impertinence it con
tain! being only equaled by It vulgar
ity." London Tit-Bit
KKOM Ol K HErOHTKK.
Mnmlny morning we took a stroll
west of Monmouth to take a look at
lhrni, and see what progree was being
nmdo In harvesting. We found the
farmer generally busy running bind
er and securing the products of their
lalmrs for the jmst year.
Hprlng crops we found light, and full
crops not at proinlalng as I ununl with
Oregon, J, K. Pnvl litis the best field
of oat thnt we saw, nnd A. W. Lucas
the best pieoo of full wheat. The
Doughty have as tine a young orchard
of prune trees es we have soon for
many a day. They were of vigorous
and luxuriant growth, and bid fair to
be very valuable to tho proprietors In
As we returned to town, lu passing
the normal building, sounds of enchant
ing nuiHlo riveted our uttcutlou, aud
caused us for a moment to reflect on
the present ami past of Monmouth.
We are proud of Monmouth, as all cltl
ton of Polk county should be,
Tuesday we took a ride south of Mou
nioulli, orodriod the Lucklamulo, and
found farmers everywhere busy iu their
midsummer litborB. Since cutting
grain commenced lu the Luoklamute
valley, farmers are more hopeful of a
fair crop than tbey hnd been for some
weeks past The Collinses were nil out
in the Held, as all Airmen were, nnd we
did not spend nn much time with them
as we might have done had they not
been so busily engaged, Mr, Wheeler
had a fluid of full whtttt whloh he
thought would timko forty basnete to
the acre, but we ftft.v W no whent
that Ih WW jwtfcr& will exceed In
yield that of Tom Wnnn, ou the Craveu
place, near Monmouth. We ' have
heard from most of the counties iu the
valley, ami from reports old Polk will
this year show a bettor yield per aore
than, any oounty In the state.
Now to return to Monmouth. AI
though farmers are busy, a fair trade Is
kept up by our busluns men.
Friend Doughty, of the (Mmrver,
waa In town thl week, aeomnpauled
by Marshal Grant, of Dallas. No doubt
the Marshal secured Charlie from inter
ruption from rivals,
Jauuei Tstom Is pretty actively en
gaged lu the Insurance bualuoa Uieae
dry times, lie Insure everything you
can think of against fire.
A married sister of W. J. ouard
now living In Colorado, will start for
Monmouth this fall. That's right;
ooine along, all you who want bread
for sure, aud not halhstonea.
Mr. Oros la erecting a nine snug
barn to shelter hi oows the coming
Grandpa Mulkey waa uot feeling
well th fore part of the week, but has
since Improved. HI advanced age
render him somewhat feeble.
The pocketliook advertised lu last
week' I'tnyrrM as having been found,
belongs to a Mr. Vaudorooort, of East
J. O. KUutt will have bread enough
to last him through the next session of
Joseph Drown passed through town
Tuesday with 114 head of beef cattle
for the Portland market.
TheKulght of Pythias have two
hand employed in cleaning up Uie
owiietery south of Monmouth. It Is
hifjied, now that that order owns the
cemetery grounds, It will be made to
preseut a better appearam than It ho
for year past
Prof. Dry ant, of Kali City, returned
from Portland Tuesday, The professor
t rttireuUiuletic tn bla praises of
FallaCity. Wbatabouttbat motor line?
Jesse Derry visited at Will Madison's
lat rtunday. Mr. Ham Collin re
turned with blm to Dallas Monday
morning. Jee Is a sou of Bam Col
Morehead Is building a large addition
to hi (lore house, In w bleb he will re
side. Dr. Crowley received a letU-r from R.
K. Wlngate, from Balem, lu which he
say hi sister Is doing as well as could
l eapected umler the circutnetsnces.
After arriving In Hah-m one of her
limb bad to be reset Hhe expressed
thank for Uie kind and faithful atten
tion to her by the doctor when first
setting her broken II ml.
Martin Luther threw his Ink bottle
at the devil. What shall your reporter
do with his pencil when new Items
are not obtainable?
8. K. Crowley baa returned from the
Hungry Creek mines. The company
are taking out large quantities of quartz,
and they are lu expectation of reallxlng
gold lu paying quantltle soon. Fisher
and Campbell are still there hard at
llevs. Daly aud J law are conduct
ing a gpcl meeting here, with what
success we have not as yet learned.
Mrs. K. A. Mellon, of Hulcm, is giend
log some day with friends aud rela
tive lu our mliUt,
lillly Caster aud handsome Dulclnea
were buggy riding Kunday. Dilly Is
partial to Ijemmuus and lemonade.
Alexander A Bon have numerous
call upon them to attend at the soda
fountain this warm weather, llarley
dishes It out with no spsring hand.
Hilly: "Let me get you a glass of
lemonade, dearest." Cynthia (blu.ih
lug): "Lemon do not agree with me."
"Oh, there I u't enough of lemon iu
thl to do you any harm."
Tho poor youth' hruln began to whirl,
A he stood beneath the suu's fierce
glare; Dut he winked at a pretty Mon
mouth girl, And she from him with a
Will Madison has as good a water
melon and nitiskmelon patch as can be
found In the country. Of this take due
notice, and govern yourselves aeoord
One-armed Rob Wllllame, of Alrlie,
thl week, had a horse and buggy
stolen out of hla barn. Sheriff Wells
started in search of the thelf.
Win, Dyers baled about twenty tons
of timothy hay, on the Will Ireland
farm, for J. E. Hubbard, of Independ
ence. The removal of the livery stable from
one corner lot, and the blacksmith shop
from another, gives one an opportunity
How many a young wife's heart has been saddened
by hearing the above remark I And yet how often the
words are true; especially when cake, pastry or biscuit are
in question ! The reason is plain, yet it is "like telling a
Our mothers used and are using Dr. Price's Cream
Baking Powder. They cannot ba misled into using any
of the ammonia or alum powders. No dyspepsia no sallow
complexions, when mother did the cooking.
The first symptoms of ammonia poisoning, says a
New York paper, which appear among those who work in
ammonia factories, is a discoloration of the nose and fore
head. This gradually extends over the face until the com
plexion has ' a stained, blotched and unsightly appearance
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder is the only pure
cream of tartar powder that contains the whites of eggs. j
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder is re- '
ported by all authorities as free from Ammonia,
Alum, or any other adulterant. In fact the -'
purity of this ideal powder has never beeU ques' j
to build upon and Improve two of the
mMt desirable lots In the city. With
handaiirae'buslness houses on tlxstetwo
corner hits Monmouth will be beautU
fled and oomiondlngly benefited.
Thursday, Will Madison commenced
to cut eighty acres of fall wheat for
Lyman Damon on tlie Ira Hinlth farm
Just south of Monmouth.
Professors Campbell, Reynolds, and
Powell, were engaged In a very ex
citing game of lawn teunls, Thursday.
The learned professors exhibited great
agility In the course of the game.
Hon. J. O. Htaats, representative
elect, was In town this week. We think
he will make a good lawmaker,
W. J. Mulkey aud Kugeue Cattron re
turned the last of the week from their
lulling excursion. Tbey retxirt TH) fish
caught. Kugene fried the fish, and
Hilly was equal to the task of jiulUng
them where tltey would do the most
Goodrich, of Ysmhlll, has com
menced work on his new residence ou
the lot recently purchased by him.
A. Jones, of Halam, was in towu
K. D. Mulkey was visiting the city
Nlc I says "beef I beef," and all who
want It ftrsKlass call ou him.
C. V. Murphy, thl week, In feeding
the wood-saw, had one of his fingers
badly lacerated. He barely in band
toeing his whole huud.
Robert Durness has just returned
from Houthern Oregon, where he has
spent the last year. Fall crops lit that
section are good, but thinks there will
be but half a fruit crop. He Is well .
pleased to be again among hi old asso
Miss Aleua Mcllen, a teacher in the
East Kalem school, and Miss Jennings,
made a call on Mrs. Lillle Madison
Thursday. All engaged lu target
shooting iu the evening. They had a
last Thursday eveulug the members
theW.C. T. L'. gave an lot-cream
sociable for the benefit of the home
union. Alt the teachers tu attendance
at tlie normal partook of the Icy feast
C. V. Murphy furnished the luxuries
from the rear of his palace car.
Fred 8mlthof McCoy, was shown
the surrounding country last Thurs
day by Agent Morau. He will probal-
ly I u vest In real -estate here.
Mrs David Wltiteaker was In town
this week. She spoke of the probabili
ty of havlug a sociable m the Cochran
cliureh Iu the near future.
Harry Nelson was in town Wednes
day. In fact, everybody wants to see
In the case of the city against Niel,
Will Dawsnu acted as prosecuting at
torney. From the taleut he exhibited
at that time, If It Is well cultivated, he
will take first rank among the legal
Tlie Monmouth girls are the wittiest,
the most vivacious and talkative of
any to be found In the state. They are
a wise as the serpent, and as harm less
i the dove.
One evening last week a young Mou-
moulhite aaid to his ladylove: "See
that my grave is kept green." Her an
swer was: "it no use to mate an
appeal like that for under all circum
stances everything will be green around
Hon. N. L. Duller came up from
Dallas on Friday's train, looking hale
Among the subscribers to the West
Sidk Is one who pay his subscription
when Cleveland la elected. It will
toon be due. ,
Solomon Istac, of Medford, was iu
Chaa, H. Morris, the No. 1 watch.
maker aud jeweler, added his name to
theWusT Bide tubscriptlou list this
Dlackberrles are plentiful iu town
to-day at 25 cents per gallou.
A lecture was given by Professor
8plllmu.ii In the chapel Friday evening,
after which Professor Reynolds was
presented with a flue gold locket and
chain, by the teachers of Polk county,
In token of their Appreciation of his
services, aud of their high esteem for
him as a friend. The professor, steps
high this moruing, and imagine he is
the happiest mail In Polk, Sum-as to
you, professor, Rki-ortkk,
as Mother Did!.