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THE INDEPENDENCE MONITOR
Published Weekly at Independence, Polk County,
Oregon on Thursday.
f.itered as Second Class Matter An just 1, 1912 at the Post Office at Inde
pendence, Polk County, Oregon, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
G. A. Hurley, Publisher Sfc Proprietor
Siioscription Rates: One Year $1.50 Strictly In Advance
ndependence, Oregon, Thursday, Oct. 17, 1912
The Country Trade Immense
It is surprising tocce how many farmers come into In
dependence every few days with provisions, wood, hops
grain, and the many other commodities raised in this sec
tion. Every farmer who makes this his headquarters also
mnkes this his purchasing point, if .ho sells here, he like
wise buys here. There should ho a purely business men's
organization in this city, the business of this organization
should bo to cultivate and acquire the outside trade, find
outside markets ami sell farmers supplies. This organiza
tion should go further, it sliuuld he a protective organiza
tion working for the common welfare of its members.
While its organization would give protection to the individu
als belonging to it, it likewise operates as a benefit to the
fanners and surrounding country. Independence is not
active enough in the territory tributary to other towns of
equal size to this but which are also tributary to this.
The merchants combined should co-operate to go after
this outlying business and the papers should co-operate
in the movement. The Independence papers should find
their way into every houe within a radius of 10 miles of
Independence and the busmen, men should make their pri
ces ttttractivo enough to cause the farmers to want the
home papers for their own information respecting prices
and conditions. Advertising is a trade and almost a pro
fession. It is being taught by tin beet correspondence
schools and it will soon find its way into the universities.
We see merchants who bavin-' apt clerks, are paying their
tuition in correspondence schools in order to get the very
best results of the best experience of experts in advertising
Avdertising moi command as high as $1000 a month in
large cities, and the advertising men are coming to reach
out to the country districts and it will soon he a part of a
Community's business to look for the ad writer who will
help in formulating the advertising you want.
But returning again to the matter of co-operation in
reaching the people, the merchants of a city must work to
gether for this result. The outlying territory is continually
changing. Albany, Corvallis, Jeffeison, Salem, McMinn
ville and Dallas aro all points a half way to which Inde
pendence can successfully apply for trade and got it. It i
as much of importance to go after the business you can get
as it is to attempt to secure new industries. When yov
neglect business you are neglecting opportu
nity and throw away chances to make money. The co-operative
plan will provo succont fu) and is worth conndera-.tion.
Raise Classy Apples and Get the Price
To get the best price for a pies you must raise the best
apples, you must not only havi standard saleable varieties
but you must pick and wrap thero with as much care as
you would if they were worth 25 cents each. The Will
amette valley amde is the best in the world for flavor. It
Sunday visiting her aunt,
Mrs. Jerome Dornsife.
I am planning on retiring from
knrimnaa rt n A T mnaf i n irz YV r art.
iii rts-kt n a r tt i a tha ' OrrJa taiCii in T ha 1 r nra tjfi CtaptlAII I t I ......
w""""ou'J mo ap.jio .cwoku ... uv ...jgai.ni - - i j.nnnta net Art. All nersonsin
grows true to sizo and perfect in color. Over in Yakima jehted tome will please call and
a car was shipped of their fine Yellow JSewtowna to IS or- settle their accounts inside of the
Thev were extra fine and brought extra price. Why next 30 days. I need the money
" - i . . . . i
ana am not preparea to extend
credit beyond that date.
not ship the same kind of fruit from Polk county?
Lipton After Cup Again
Jjveryoi.e apprecumu uie cpui rsmauiiKe mamiei mi Rine and Green
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Allien i nos. . Tipton nas lougin, repeaieuiy lur me cup i T. ma toes
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in meimenicii.ojivi yui-uuug ui.iiwjbi anu iuo ieat euuii ycai j vegetables Delivered
attracts coneidf rable attention It is again reported bir r town Phone J K Coo
Ihornas is en route to -Arnetica where he will again chal
nge for the race It would he a great pleasure to the Qreon
!.".,! ,1 ll t I
lU miglij.HU UUt limit? BCtillJB IU T Ornnp
kin' to take back the
News Matter Picked in
and About Town
The Morgan Horse
About two years ago the government utar.ul to interest
the liorsobreoders in. the Morg in horse. This animal was
first reared accord hig to the hint information we have, in
the hills of the Now Kngland section of th United States.
Fifty years ago thsy were favorites in and about Ken
tucky where fino horses were judged by experts. In later
years many horsemen have commenced to declare the
Morgan horse to be extinct. The cause of the decline of
the Morgan is reported to be on account of wners of the
horse trying to make ita speed animal which they failed to
The true Morgan has Kiouiness, traveling gate, courage
and endurance, the qualities wanted for a good roadster.
The American Farmer's Kneybpedia states in IS 14, per
haps the Hi i tt breed of horses in the United States, when
general usefulness is ;aken in consideration's what is
known in the northern and eastern states as the Morgan
The original Justin Morg tn horse is described as follows:
stands about M hands high, weighs about '.lot.) pounds,
dark bay color, black leg-, n tun ami tail ; no white hairs,
main and tail course and bejiv ; head goo I, net extremely
small, but lean and hoitv; faceraight, foiehetd broad, ears
f mall and - fine; eyes, medium size, dr.rk and prominent ;
liosti ilH large, ihuzzIh pnia.l, lips close and firm ; his hack
was short; shoulder blade anil hip bones long and oblique,
close ribbed up; chest deep anil wide; .'egs short, close
jointed, thin but very wide; hard and free from meat, large
muscle, feet small and well shaped, lie was a fast walker
and his trotting was low and sinoothe and his step short
and nervous. He never stumbled.
J olio J.raniberg was in
Portland Saturday on bus
James Jones, the eleclri-
cian, was in oaiom Saturday
Mart Scafford of Lewis
ville was in town Saturday
Mrs. iN aude Ireland wps
in from Walnut Farm,, south
of Monmouth, Saturday.
Alec Lewis was in from
Airlie Saturday trading with
(he Independence merchants
Bob and Harry Grounds
weredown from their Luckia
mute ranch Saturday on bus
John II. Robinson spent
several days in Independence
this week visiting his sister
Miss Candice Ilobinson.
Editor Retires After Long Service
Col. E. Hofor, who has been at the helm of the Capi
tal Journal of Salem forever 2"i years bus jut disosed of
his plant to I,. S. Karnes and 11. 1. Tabor. Mr. lloferhas
been ono of the leading newspaper men of the stale and has
built up a strong paper at the Capital city. The new firm
promises to modernize the mechanical department consid
erably by adding a number of new machines and equip
ftier.t and hope to give the people of Salem and vicinity
even a better paper than they have been having. The Mon
itor wishes the new firm success ;ud is pleasco to learn
that Col. Uofer will g'ill not desert, the craft but will take
up a larger field In newspaperduin. i
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Will
iams and daughter, were i
from their Airlie homeSatur
day for a few hours business,
Quite a crowd was gather
ed together on the cor
ner of C and Alain streets
Saturday t listening to Prof
15. Wilson and wife made
a trip to Eugene Thursday to
be present at the gra ?d cele
bration of the 0. E. entrence
Cleve Wilson, a brakes
man o.i the Xewberg Log
ging Train from I'lack Rock,
was vUiting 1'. M. I.akerand
II. . llogan .purchased
two lots of Rev. Snxder last
week, in Aortl Indepen
dence and ha- commenced
building a residence on the
Mr. Kllis was down from
Falls City Saturday and re
ported work going on the
bid iding of the new mill for
the I alls City Lumber Com
pany plant in that. city.
Oliver Smith who has
been making his home in
Tort hind -i uo selling the
personal properly at the
Lewisville farm, was in In
dependence Saturday on bus
iness. Mrs. Stevens of Portland,
sister of das. Hiliard went
through ii i-'"riiun opitr.uion
at the St. Vincent Hospital
of Portland,, a few days ago
we are informed, and is now
recovering ra pidly.
lr. Mel nt ire and Han
Uil ou of Salem, dro to
Eugene Saturday to see the
football came between the
State University and Wil
lamette. The ,auie resulted
Notice to Parents
in a score of 12 to 0 in favor
I All -L 'IJ I Mil
of the U. of O. Cornell, u cnuoren wno win nave
Walker and Parsons did the ?e? the e of slxyea5?n
,UI u,e U0,,B should enter the primary depart-
team, wnne aicKae, r ranch? ment before October 11 of this
and Blackwell were the mov- year, as no new class will be
ing spirits ' of Willamette, formed in the primary depart-
1 he University team was re- ment until, the middle of the
T.orl,.,. not. nnit-A nr. f ifc 8cnwl yea-
1 I .1 "J JIUCI UI LI1C U Ui. Jl
D-a..Uaiu ... a yeai agu in rectorS,
strength, although making a
Mrs. C. P. Huaiphery who
has besn visiting a month
or two with her mother Mrs.
P. Wilson, left Sunday for
her horns in Berkely, Cal.
Mr. Humphery is chief clerk
in the commisary department
of the U. S. A. with head
quarters af. San Francisco.
R. II. Akerman received
word of his mother's death
atShedd Station Friday ev-
ening and left at once to be
present at the funeral. Mr.
Akerman has the sympathy
of the people of Indepen
dence and vicinity.
Calvary F.esbyterlaii Church
H. CHAS. DUNSMOKE, D. D. PASTOR
Morning Services, 11 A. M.
Evening Services, 8 P. M.
Sunday School 10 A. M.
Ladies Nedlecraft, each alternate
Bible School at 10:00 a. m. every Sun
day. Prayer meeting services
Sunday School at 10:00 a. m.
B. Y. P. U. Sunday evenings at 7:00
p. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday
REV. A. F. SANDHUR, PASTOR
Sunday School 10:00 a. m.
Morning Service, 11:00 a. m., Even
ing Service, P.'OO p. m..
Epworth League, 7:00 p. m.
Midweek prayer service, Wednesday
Several parlies in North
Indep3jideno asked the ed
itor, when he was in that
ection last week, why they
could not get water in that Independence Commercial Club
i7-0foMSme I AS with an expensive?
i fmMkstthii 5 ttiftli Power racioe I
GroceMes ! ai,to,nobiIe' so mi
M TTifin mnrliJno noolo i
niuu luuwiiiuw UbbU9 4
-rv 'JLiM tnH greatest ethciency
. I ; rr J
from it, just like the!
motor car. Give the:
bad gasoline and vouget poor speed, feed the
best man alive on improper food and you see a human
wreck. on owe it to you rst -If tor your health's sake
to feed your stomach with the finest groceries get them at
FLUKE and JOHNSON
K-. - H 4
Tils University of Oregon Conespondence Course
offers, FIIEE, with the i )tion of cost of ostaee on nanera
ind cost td the U.ss. i-i; Kxfensioir Bulletin, to CITI
ZENS OF OREGON, ' t v UNIVERSITY COURSES by
MAIL. Ab'i!;i 'o proi t ) - the courses selected is the
only aeqiiir m :-t f r enroll ment in the Corresnondents
Department. . On-tr.--. :!:? ff-red in the departments of
io'any, Debaling. Kam ii(s, Electricity, English Litera
ure; Kngddi ( 'lompodtio:., Ili.-torv. Mathematics. Ufa-
I'ducat ion, P.isics, Physiology,
hanical Drawing, P!:viea!
sychology, :..c!o!..-gy, and Surveying. Write to the secre-
-.ary of the Ooriv-pondonce School, University of Oregon.
jiigene, for in fornnf ioo :t. catalogue.
COURSES IN KESIDKXCtt at University prepare for the
"r.ifesMuns f- ENGINEERING, JOURNALISM, LAW.
MEDICINE, and TEACIHNG. Fall (semester opens Tues-
lay, Sept. 17th. Address the Registrar for catalougej de-
script1 ve of the College of Liberal Arts, the school of ed
ucation, Commerce, Law, Medicine, and Music.
part of the citv. They stated
there were about 30 wanting
tvater and were willing to
Meets First and Third Tuesdays of
each month. Membership over 100.
J. S. Cooper, President.
K. C. Eldredge, Treasurer.
J. G. Mcintosh, Secretary.
CITY OFFICERS AND CLUBS
George Wells, candidate
for county commissioner on
the Republican ticket made
trip to Dallas Tuesday maenendence. Polk Co.. oredon
where he met with theL-oun
ty Republican Central Com
mittee to talk over the cam
Lennie , Fishback, Lizzie
uid Emma Ilarner, of Carl
ton came in Tuesday morn
ing to attend the wedding of
Miss Fishback to Jessie John-
won of Monmouth Heights.
Mrs. Win. Jones left Tues-
l ay for a viit in Corvallis.
She met her son-in-law
ind daughter Ilr. and Mrs
F. K. Chambers there, who
autoed down to the college
Mrs. Jennie Wood lelttbe
first part of the week for La
Crosse, Washington, where
she will spend the winter vis
iting her uncle, Mr. Tom
Compton. Mr. Cumpton
est his wife a few weeks ago
at the time of the birth of a
ittle baby. Mr. Compton
formerly lived at Scio but
las since purchased a farm
in LaCrosse, where he now
makes his home.
A new cement walk is be
ing built on railroad street
at the side of the Spaulding
umber Co. yards. For the
benefit of those subscribers
ivmg out of town, the Spaul-
hng business is now on the
ke Butler property at the
corner of Monmouth and li.
Miss Lflah Parks, who
ijattendiug the State Normal
Monmouth from Lane
county, spent Saturday and
Population 1800, has water, sewer
and electrc light systems, $25,000 high
school, public school, city park, hotel,
pated streets, two banks, fine railroad
and boat connections, nd city hall.
The city officers are:
Mayor, K. C. Eldredge.
Marshal, A. J. Tupper.
Recorder, B. F. Swope.
Treasurer, R. R. DeArmond.
City Councilmen, J. L. Hanna,
M. W. Mix, J. S. Bohannon, J. H.
Dixon, W. F. Campbell, A. L.
Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays
New Casfic Lump $10.00
Newcastle II ui $8.50
A nice clean fuel, no "splitting
and throwing- in." Its just as
cheap as wood.
We will be pleased to deliver thjs coal to you
for the above prices. Cartage extra on less than
half ton lots
SPAULDSNG LOGGING CO.
Dr. R.T. Mc In tire
Physician and Surgeon
Office over Independence Nation
al Bank. Phone No. 4412
B. F. Swope
Attorney at Law and Notary Public
Will practice in all courts of the
state. Probate matters and col
lections given prompt attention.
office: cooper block
R. E. Duganne
Office over Independence Nation
al Bank. Phone No. 4411
Dane J. Purvine
Architect aud Draughtsman
Architects and Builders
Plans and Specifications Fur
nished on All Buildings free.
Phone Main 1603.
Office: 205 Lincoln Street
THE C. STREET POOL ROOM
W. W GAINES, PROPRIETOR
New Pool, Billiard & Card Tables
Everything r-'.-w ami c'.es
I n ;-o room, well liphted and ventilated
io, c.-iinly, soft drinks, etc.
Lunch Counter in the Building
i ransvar & Oray
Office at Graveng Huff's
I have just started a trans
fer business here and ask a
share of your work.
Buy Where You' Save Money
We have a complete line of plain and fancy
Dining room plates at from 50c to$l,00 a set
Soup itisiic? at from 50c to 85c a set
Pie ilatesiU fivm 40c to 85c a set
Cups am! sanciTs ui trvm 50c to 60c a set
Old Ki trlish U."y ware at lOc., 15cn 20c., 25c.
We have rd-i"n, ttrni-;
qaeensware. fhinnwa'-e, eto
nustie, imiwted, and hand painted
r.i.ware, graniteware, crockeryware.
Reeves' Grocery Store