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Hilisboro, December 11, 1874.
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of our correspondents. ' The columns
of the Independent are open to the peo
pie of this county for the discussion of
all questions concerning our local in
terests. Make your articles short, gen
tlemen and to the point , and tee prom
ise you all a hearing.
Kt the Baptist church, Rev. Mr. Chandler
preaches on the second and fourth Sunday
ni each month, at Forest Groye.
Pres. Marsh will preach every Sunday
evening at the Congregational church at
frorest Grove; Hilisboro the 3d Sabba h
in each month at 11 a. m.; at Dilley the 4th
Sabbath in each month at 11 x. M.,at Green
ville the 2d at 11 a. m.
Rev. 3. W Miller will preach on the 1st
Sabbath in each month at Forest Grove 11
a. m.; Gaston, 2 1-2 p. m.; 2nd Sabbath m
each month at Columbia Academy, 11 a. m.;
Licey sh. 2 1-2 p. m.; Hilisboro in the eve
ning; 3d Sabbath in each month at Forest
Grove, at 11 a. in.; Greenville 2 1-2 p. m ;
4th Sabbath in each month at Hilisboro, 11
h. m.; Centreville, 2 1-2 p. m.; Cornelius
ni the evening; at Oak Grove on Sat. at
2 p.m. before the 2d Sab. in each month.
POST OFFICE HOURS.
On Sundays the office will be kept open
from 9 o'clock to 12 a. m. Mails close going
West at V o'clock a. m.. East at 12, m.
No letters mailed after that time.
A. Y.Bqvce, P. il.
Allow at Cnuitcn. At Bethany
church on the hills northeast of this
place a few miles, at Sunday school
last Sabbatq a woman turned loose
on several parties and condemned
them to cremation in this world and
the next. At last in
her rase she defied the whole con
gregation and was conveyed forcibly
from the meeting. A.s we Have not
been able to learn the particulars of
this disgraceful affair, and as the
case may be brought for trial in the
Court, we say nothing more about it
Beavebton It. B. Wilmot of
iw.vfrtnn Keruls us the following
interesting items from that place
School district No. 48 has completed
its school house located at Beaver
ton. It is one of the best buildings
f 1ia Iriml in the county. School
will begin Dec. 7tli with Mr. Horace
Spencer as teacher.
" Beaverton Grange, No. 100, have
commenced building a new hall,
which they expect to have leady to
The Seuior"crassat Pacific Uui
versity is badly broken up this year
la. Bilyeu did not return, Miss Mag
trip, Kpfin went home on account of
ill health, Miss Hattie Martin
has lost some time from sickness,
and Miss. Tabitha Clarke has oeen
sick a month and is just able to
be up. It is quite cortain that only
three of the class will complete the
Course this year Misses Belle Put
man, Hattie Martin and Ella Watt.
A Row occurred in the peaceful
and orderly town of Forest Grove
recently. Two or three of the town
boys attempted to'floga student and
the student struck one of them with
the hook of a pocket knife and made
an ugly but not dangerous wound
on his neck beneath the ear.
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Z. W "Woods sold his farm of
480 acres three miles northeast of
this nlace recently for $12,000, to
Joseph Connell, a brother to W.Con
nell of Portland, and proposes to
move into Hilisboro to give his
children the advantage of our pub
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Elder Chandler was brouerht out
from Portland, on the cars, on Sat
urday last to Forest Grove. He was
received at Smith's crossinjrby his
friends and conveyed to his home.
Strong hopes are entertained of his
Festival West Union grange had
A feast at their lodge on last Friday.
Speeches were made by Mr. Flan
ning and others. A splendid time
The debating club at West Union
will on next Saturday evening debate
the important question, "Which is
the most useful to man, a dog or a
Grand preperations are being
made by the M. E. Sunday School
for the celebration of Christmas at
A subscription is being taken to
purchase an organ for the M. E.
Church here. It ought to succeed
How. W. D. Hare was offered
$10,00 for his farm, south of Hilis
A few good squashes
readily in this market.
A half dozen good oak barrels with
covers would find purchasers in this
place. We will take one at this of
fice. Butter, B-u-t-t-e-r !
The most useless thing we know
of is a cow that would stand around
the fence corners chewing the cud
when men's and children's voices
have actually become cracked for
the want of butter. B-u-t-t-e-r !
From the last New Northwest we
learn that Mrs. Coburn, assistant ed
itor of that paper, is sick of conges
tion of the lungs in Yamhill county.
There will be a Christmas ball at
Cornelius, and it is reported that the
classic Grove will have a party too.
Samuel J. Stott of Wapato lake
sold a lot of lard at Forest Grove re
cently for fifteen cents per pound.
Prof. Newell could get a good
class in vocal and instrumental mus
ic at the Grove.
Tue joke on Mr. Wheeler about
getting lost on his own farm, an ac
count which appeared in last week's
issue, grows better. It appears that
he went off from the working party
of which Mr. Wooley was boss to
another party and he tried four suc
cessive times to reach the former
party going back to the latter party
each time and taking a new start. At
last he had to get a man to conduct
him to his own party. He did not
even know some new rails which he
had split lately.
Flour is selling at Corvallis for $1
a sack. It is $1.25 here. How is it
that when wheat is only sixty cents
per bushel that jeople will buy
flour at $2.50 per hundred ? Two
bushels and a half of good wheat
will make a hundred pounds of flour
costing sav S1.G5 at rrost includiiif
o v - r
toll, besides you get the bran and
shorts extra which are both good for
Many persons will remember the
horse "Brutus," imported by Mr.
neea ir.mi ocotiana, several years
ago. This horso was pronounced
worthless as a stallion by many. On
yesterday a mare had a fine colt from
him, being the first it is thought ev
er sired by Mm. "Brutus" is from
a better strain than the "Marquis"
if wo arc not mistaken.
xt wouiu oe a goou tuing it some
one would shoot about two dozeu
worthless dogs that infest this place.
They have made night hideous with
their infernal howling for several
nights past. We have the dog
rophobia bad and it will break out if
they fool about this establishment
At the West Union school house
last week the question, Resolved,
"That man will do more for fame
than money" was debated. One of
S. A. Holcomb's boys took the
ground that gold is not money and
also many other kinds of wealth, and
effectually demoralized the negative
side of the question.
Tms is what the Slate Journal says
about our Col. Jo. Meek: Col. Jo
Meek, the "River of the Wester," is
shouldering his jawbone and show-
icg now me wiias were won since
1829 to admiring, crowds of Port
landers. His lectures are racy and
S. Hughes and R. Porter of the
Grove have built a new walk from
Mr. Hughes place clear to the Col
lecre fence. It is only three feet
wide but the Grove boys and girls
can plumb it two ana two tiarK or
It keeps our teamsters in town all
their time running alter jobs of work
so they don't get to do what they
have encracred. Some of them will
soon have to wait about as long as
A brute who lives not many miles
from Wapato lake insulted a neigh
bor's wife recently. The matter
was amicably settled betweeu tho
Reoverino. The mare. "Nell," of
Mr. Reed's was taken from the
slings on last Sunday, and she had
so far recovered as be able to walk
some fifty yards.
The village of Dilley, above For
est Grove, wants a blacksmith. A
good paying situation for some one,
Subscribe for the Independent,
Should any of our readers need
anything for presents for the forth
coming holidays they will do well by
consulting the column of new Port
land ads. appearing in to-days pa
per: Ii. C. Henrichsen is just un
packing an immense stock of fine
Diamonds, Jewelry, Silverware,
watches &c, and as he is the only
manufacturing jeweler in this State
he can offer superior inducements.
For Pianos and Organs go to A. T.
Smith & Co. Dry Goods and fancy
goods at the White House, Messrs.
Lewis & Straus the proprietors will
treat you well.Read the advertise
ment of J. K. Gill & Co. twice and
when you go to Portland be sure to
give them a call. For field flowers,
(iarden Seeds, send to Hatcheny &
Stemme, or send for one of their cat
alogues. By writing to C. M. Car
ter you can sell your farm that is if
3'ou have one for sale. B. L. Stone
is still intho field and not any be
hindhand in lettiner the people of
Washington county know through
the columns of the Independent that
he can and will sell them all the cel
ebrated makes of fine Watches and
jewelry at low rates. Chas. Hirstel
& Co. have aD immense stock of
goods suitable to make the little
folks happy. Northup & Thomson
will continue to supply customers
with Hardware, Iron and Steel. J.
Simon can supply you with Doors,
Window Sashes, Paints, Oils ond
Window Glass. H. Hanson will
send free of charge to all applicants
a new catalougc of Seeds, Trees and
Shrubs for 1875. Should any of our
readers need anything for the little
ones from a jumping jack to a hobby
horse or in fact anything for the
youngsters they will be suro to send
to Wm. Beck & Son who have the
largest and best assortment in that
line in Portland.
The Patrons at the Grove had a
cotillion party in their Hall last Sat
urday night and had the jolliest
"break down" that the Grove has
witnessed for many years. Henry
Buxton, Ben Cornelius, A. S. Watt,
Wm. Kane and their families and
other prominent Grangers took a
leading part and made tho building
fairly shake. Like sensible folks
they all went home at midnight.
Glee Club. The Hilisboro Glee
Club organized Tuesday evenincr
with Green Hale as leader and five
others, E. C. Bailey, Frank O'Con
nor, Harrison Humphreys, J. L.
'PI 1 T..i. t .1 rr-1.
Club will hold its meetings on Mon
day evening of each week at Green"
Hale's new building.
T.iE totvn of Dilley boasts of a
good school building for so small a
place. Tho house certainly
does honor to the district. There is
now in attendance forty-five regular
scholars. The school is taught bv
Judge L. T. Maulsby.
John Goodkll finished his schoo
at Quick s schoolhouse some time
since. Ho did not use a single ha
zel during the term although plenty
of that school boy brush stood tempt
ingly at hand all around the house.
Voos Villa, the pleasure resort of
the gay people of Portland, situated
near the mouth of the Canyon,
caght fire and burned down last
Saturday evening. Loss estimated
Presuent Marsh's daughter Lucia
is lying in a critical condition from
an attack oi typhoitl fever, and
Leonard the youngest of his family
also has symptoms of the same dis
J. D. Bates who had his leg brok
en a fortnight since attended Sun
day school at the Grove last Sab
bath. He can walk a little with , the
aid of crutches.
Ave hardly think it necessary to
call the attention of our County
Commissioners to the old flagstaff
that obstructs the Court House
Anew dwelling house is being
put up at Dilley by a Mr. Sweetfield.
The people up there will soon be
comfortably supplied with church and
The average Hilisboro hoodlum
amuses himself during these eve
nings playing "seven up" on the top
of a sugar barrel.
Our Sheriff and his Deputies are
busy visiting the various precincts
for the purpo- e of receiving the tax
es due the county.
H. B. Morgan deputy Sheriff re
turned last week from East of the
Mountains. Did not find his man. i
Organized. On last Wednesday
night, there was organized a lodge of
I. O. G. R. at McKinney's Hall.
There was a godly number of char
ter members. The following arc the
W. C, J. L. Thomas; W. V. C,
A. Y. Boyce; W. S., T. D. Pitten
ger; W. F. S., Jacob Andersou; W.
T., C. McKinney; W. H., E. C. Bai
ley; W. P., Frank O'Connor; W. I.
G., Mr. Clonniger; W. O. G, I. L.
Campbell. The regular meetings
will be held on Friday evenings.
The Lyceum at Dilley debated
the question Resolved, That a com
pulsory system of education would
be benificial to this country." Tho
judges agreed to disagree and tho
question was laid over until next
Saturday. These debates are well
attended by both ladies and gentle
men. The boys go into it in
earnest and the debates ate decided
He wy Taxpayers. Here is a list
of some of the heavy taxpa3'ers of
Washington county, and the amount
of taxes each paid this year: B. Cor
nelius, $3G9.77; W. Bowlby, $20C
91; U. Jackson, 484.91; S. G.Reed,
$370.83; T. D. Humphreys, $199.(52;
R. Imbrie, $211.02; A. Hinman,
$171.05. Quite a number of others
run up to $150.
The Congregational Sabba th
School at the Grove have got anoth
er organ on trial a Burdett which
they think of purchasing. The prico
is $300. Nearly two-thirds of the
sum is already subscribed by the cit-
izens. luey intend to raise tno rest
by giving a concert on Christmas eve
as we have heard.
President Marsh failed to fill his
appointment at the M. E. Church in
this place last Sabbath on account
of sickness in his family. Quite a
respectable congregation waited hU
services some time after the hour of
appointment, sang a few songs and
The Grangers' Market in Port
land is having a big run of custom.
They have put beef down to2 cents.
They propose to make meat cheaper
for the people and realize more for
their stock. We say success to tho
Weather Retort Reported for
4, 7 a.
Wanted-GooiI cooking or eating op
plea ia payment for subscription. Or
if any man wants to Biibscribo he
may pay the subscription prico in
"Washington County only supparts
two paupers at the present timo at
a cost of $45, per month for both.
Only has one prisoner which costs
the county $ 25, per month.
Carey Clark arrived at the Grove
on last Friday from California. He
came on a visit to his folks. Carey
will! return home next week.
Jacob Hoover, Sr. has juirchased a
lot of blooded sheep of S.
G. Kecd. Our farmers are fast
working into the pure blood.
W. H. Parkeb our indefatigable
agent in the Columbia Academy
neighborhood has sent us two more
names, making a club of fourteen.
Mb. Baldra late proprietor of the
Tualatin hotel has been ill of the
typhoid fever for several weeks and
is now nearly well again.
Aiteii paying the indebtedness of
II. B. Bones deceased tho estate
owed the Administrator, Mr. S. A
Holcomb, about six dollars.
Mr. Turpin took possession of tho
Tualatin hotel this week. Mr. Bal
dra moTed out on his farm.
We are under obligations to Hon.
Jacob Hoover Jr.. for copies" of
Washington Territory papers.
johnt jacKEon got awav witn n
fine deer over in the neighborhood
of Wooley's on Wednesday last.
Rev. E. Walker acted as Chap
lain at the meeting of the Pioneer
Association held at Aurora this week.
Six suits last week in Justice
Corneliuus will have a Christmas
There will be a Christmas tree at
TheM. E. Sunday School will
have a Christmas tree al Hillboro.
"Alfaretta's" communication will
appear in next issue.
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All articles warranted Prescription rompoundeil with care and oirectucss.
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Goods without Change of
LIGHT RUNNING HOME S. M.
Manufacture ol this New MacMne Commenced 1873 Sold first year Over
Especially adapted for manafactarlcgHeayyC'lothf every Machine rocommendV
itself. NO TRAVELING AGENTS. Needles for all kinds of Sewing Machines
75 cents per Dozen-
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i a a beck & son
kstakli iii:i is.v.
"Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
TOYS FANCY gOODs, ETC.,
HAVING RECEIVED A LARGE AND ELEGANT ASSORTMENT OFTHE LATE8T
Stvle h of
toys,Cames, dolls, boxing-gloves, foot-calls, FENCING foils,
MASKS, SKATES, SLEIGHS, JJOY'S WAGONS,
Printing Presses, Stcimhoiits Teleirruphs, Railroad. Trumpets Walking Dolls
MUSIC 1JOXES, MUSICAL DOTTLES, FANCY DASKETS, JJIRD OAG3.
We also have a Largo Stock of
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No. 107 Front Street. Portland, Oregon
FLORENCE SEWING MACHINE
New Styles and now price. I have now for sale th new styles and latent improved Fior
enee Sewing machinen nt REDUCED TRICES, with extra inducement to those paying
CA.MI. and to persons who desire, we sell on the installment plan- $10 down and, and $10
per month until the Machine is paid for. One of our new styles feeds the work away from
the operator, so that we have now loth a side and bftck feed machine. Every Machine in
warranted for ten years and no chargo will bemade for repairing or keeping'Machines in
m order dnrinff that time. Every Florenee Maehinn in Oregon kept in order trt-tr of
charge. Call and ieo them, or send for circular with cut and and prico list. Machino
delivered in any part of the State or in Washington Territory, nt my own rfek.
J. B LOOMIS, Agent, 113 Third St., Portland, Oregon.
The next term
Tuition in College and higher Academic
per year !?
In the common branches per year. . .
Rev. S. H. MARSH, 1). D., President,
and Trofessor of Intellectual and Moral
Rev. HORACE LYMAN, A. M.f TrofesH-
or of Rheoric and History.
G. II. COLLIER. A. M., Trofessor of tho
J. W. MARSH, A. M. Trofessor of Latin
J. D. ROBB, A. M., Principal of tne
Miss MARY A.RORINSON, Treceptress.
Rev. THOMAS CONDON, A. M.. Lectur
er on Geology.
Mis O. A. HASKELL. Teacher
Mrumcntal and Vocal Music.
CHINA NUT OIL. ETU
the Academy or Public School.
WillSew Heavy and Li jL t
Goods without Change of
I Third Street Portland, Oregon,''
Rciluocd Trices, to make room for oM
FOREST GROVE OREGON.
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN
all kind of
SADDLES, BRIDLES, WHIPS & Lash
13T Kcpairingpromptly attended to.-
0,xrp o-ntox cftjOala,
Smith, Kane & Co.
"articular attention given to hoiue-tmild
FO KE.ST GROVE