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of the Independent are open iothepeo
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 we prom
ise you all a hearing.
. Pres. Marsh Will preach every Sunday
Evening at the Congregational church At
Torest Grove; At Hilisboro the 3d Sabbath
in each month at H a. m.; at Dilley the 4th
Sabbath in each month at 11 A. M.,at Green
Ville the 2d at 11 a. m.
i Itev. J. W Miller will preach on the 1st
flabbath in each month at Forest Grove, 11
a. m.; Gaston, 2 1-2 p. in.; 2nd Sabbath in
ach month at Columbia Academy, 11 a. m.;
Licey ih. 2 1-2 p. m.; Hilisboro in the eve
- sing; 3d Sabbath in each month at Forest
. Grove, at ll'a. in.; Greenville, 2 1-2 p. m.;
4th Sabbath in each month at Hilisboro, 11
a. m.; Centreville, 2 1-2 p. m.; Cornelius,
ni the evming; at Oak Grove on Sat. at
3 p.m. before the 2d Sab. in each month.
TOST OFFICE HOURS.
On Sundays the office will be kept open
from 9 o'clock to 12 a. m. Mail: close going
West at 0 o'clock a. m., East at 12, at
N letters mailed after that time.
A. Y.Boyck, P. M.
Ulysess Jackson asserts, and we
' thinks he is about right, that nearly
all tliQ wheat in the Tualatin Plains
la killed or so badly damaged that
it will not make a crop. ' Mr. Jack
son has 110 acres that is tilled and
his timothy is badly injured. Messrs.
Black and J. R. Porter's wheat near
the Grove is killed the former hav
ing 120 acres. Sam Hughes timo
thy was lit rally spewed out of the
ground and Sam thinks of gathering
up the roots and going into the gun
ny sack business. Tin re i some
consolation in these losses by the
freeze: they fall on the men who
Trebest able to bear them. The
Hons of the mia-1 farmers in the
woods are all right. Wherever
..cohl east wind had full sweep
) 'vheftt is mostlv dead.
... ."H'oitsk BuiixT. Recently in
Vbscence Mr. Harmon's house n the
Xotisignot lake caught fire from
the chimney in the night ami burned
up with all the household effects.
The boy who was living in thehous
wben, be. found it was a fire weut to
his uncle's d willing near by and
went 4o bed with one of his cousin'
and sail n th;ng about tho lira be
cause he did not like to disturb the
folks when it was so damp and chil
ly out doors.
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Horses Di:i. Lat week J. D.
Rowell of S holis Ferry lost a fine
juare "which died from a wound made
iy a snag, and the first of this week
his fine stallion ran a nail into hi
foot from the effects of which he
died Tuesday valued at $300. And
last week a young man living in the
H.ima neighborhood also lost a
horse. And A. T. Smith of Forest
Grove lost a fine span of horses last
week which died of stomach stag
gers. The series of meetings conductod
by the Rev. J. W. Miller at Cornel
ius closed last Sunday night when
six more persons applied for admis
sion into the church, making twenty-three
that have joined the M. E.
Church at that place during these
meetings. To of the new converts
were baptized into the church by
affusion by Mr. Miller last Sabbath.
Sheep Killed. On last Sunday
west of the Grove on tho foothills
"MVa "Rnson's dona killed 16 head
tit uliPPIl for Mr. Bacon (colored. )
These same dogs killed 10 lead for
Put Smith. A man in the
borhood killed the dogs.
A few days since a boy rode one
'of Mr. Boyd's fine grays over au ax
that was lying on the ground. The
? animal stepped on the end of the
.handle and the ax flew up aud cut a
terrible gash in its leg which will
probably maim it for life.
Last week we understated the
;alary of the Congregational minis
ter at the Grove by a hundred dol
- Inn;' He gets $460 from the East ,
and $G00 have been subscribed to
him at the Grove.
Expelled. James Burton of Yam
hill county was expelled from Tual
atin Academy at at the Grove re
cently for general misconduct.
Fbaxk O'Connor of this place
jumped upon a broken , bottle last
week Jind cut a deep and painful
r ground in frifoofejfi , ? i ; ,
Ulyssess Jackson lost two sheep
last week by the wolves, m,'
New Mines Discovered.
Tillamook, Feb. 23, 1875.
Kd. Independent; I was mucii
surprised on my way home from
your county to find only a very little
snow on the summit of the CdlMt
range. The road is in good order,
and travel is increasing fast.
On arriving in the valley I found
a great excitement. A ledge sup
posed to be rich in silver had been
discovered near this valley. A com
pany of twenty-five men are at work
on this ledge drilling and blasting
and developing the mine. They will
send some of the rock to Portland
to-morrow to have it assayed ia the
mean time thd company will contin
ue work as they have entire faith
that the ledge is rich in silver. The
excitement here reminds me of the
spring of 1802 when the Florence
mines spread such a fever among the
people.. You can see men with picks
and shovels, blankets and cooking
utensils on their backs pressing for
ward and every man struggles to get
in the lead. Oregon may yet furnish
as rich mines as have yet been" dis
covered. Why not mines here on
the Coast range, which is continuous
with the coast mountains in Califor
nia so rich in all the valuable met
als? Stock of all kinds is coming
through the winter in good condi
tion. The gir.ss is green and grow
ing. But little feeding has been
necessary this winter.
The farmers are plowing and sow
ing grain. Their winter wheat and
oats look well, not having been in
jured in the least by the winter.
Ed. Independent: This little town
is sadly in need of a suitable place
for holdiug couit.
On the 20th iust. a suit Stewart
vs. Mrs. McKay vva tried and the
plaintiff nonsuited for some irregu
larity iii serving papers. The plain
tiff as near as I can et at it served
a summons without the ffijial hig
uature. A new trial was granted
howev. r, and is set for March 1st.
Mrs. McKay i well known here and
is an honest woman. I trust that
her many friends will sympathize
with her in her trouble.
We expect to have a carding ma
chine in running order at Glencoe
soon. Th;s is one step forward.
Business is lively here and our
town shows signs of improvement
S. W. Dale is stacking a lot of
lumber in the town and the people
are excited to know what he intends
to do with it.
The sober people of Glencoo have
decided that they w'll have no sa
loon after tho fiist of March. So we
all say, welcome, March!
Justice Cave wanted some timber
for hoe-handles the other day and
not finding any in town he took a
meat-ax and Finney's Pledge ham
mer and started fcr the woods. He
tackled a burl' oak and chawed it
down. He took off a cut and began
to split the thing. He drove in the
ax, then fourteen wooden wedges,
broke his a and sledge-hammer
handles, skiunett his hofie and both
shins, ran a hazel bush into his off
eve and came homo bareheaded,
frothing at the mouth and jumping
stiff-leased. He savs that the Grang-
ers may go to the wicked old gentle
man for their hoehandles after this
Mr. Toxglts has been "pestering
our lilneksmiths about t' e lest
mode of ringing ho-js' noses. Cave
says the best way he knows of is,
with a moderate sized bull dog, time
about 4 o'clock a. ni. when the hog
is stirring tho garden. Most any
man has the nerve te stand by then
aud see the job Well done.
A wbitino school is in full blast at
nnw niMi 33 memters James
Montgomery as teacher. He is well
finnl-pn tt in Una canttClty Also a
singing school is taught by "Si
Williams of Forest Grove.
The Game Law is not understood
on the Wapato lake, 'some claiming
that they can hunt as much as they
please which may prove rather dear
sport about court time.
Friends, send in your items befo:e
Qkeexville, Feb. 21, 1875.
Ed. Independent: As the Inde
pendent is favorably received in this
neighborhood an item or two will
not be out of place.
The wheat in this part of the coun
ty is not all killed by the freeze
but many fields ?re badly injured.
The late Trosty nights have injured
the wheat more than the hard freeze.
Business in and around Greenville
is improving since the first weather
J. F. Pierce our accommodating
merchant is always ready to attend
to the wants of customers, especial
ly if the customers jingle the cash
on the counter. J. F. thinks that
customers should spend their cash
where they run their faces.
Ben Ingles is pounding away in his
shop like anv son of Vulcan should
and thinks that ha will do well this
spring since the farmers are getting
A slight difference of oi' Jnion
and they say honest men may some
times differ between two of our
neighbors occurred recently. No. 1
called No. 2 hard names. No. 2
struck No. 1 with an ax haudle. No
1 picked up a chunk of a shillaly,
when lo and behold No. 2 w is 6een
doing some tall walking about 17ft.
at a Btep and gathering the steps
very quick across an adjoining
Two reverend gentlemen have
been holding a series of meetings at
tho Wilkes school house. There was
quite a large congregation last Sab
bath. Some came a horseback, some
in wagons. I noticed one turn-out,
a stately ox team of eight fat steers
hitched to a light spring wagon filled
with ladiejnnd gentlemen and driv
en by an experienced teamster. The
roads are bad but those steers kept
the thing moving. Cattle, I believe
as a rule are genteel so it is hoped
that the party got home safe.
Rev. J. W. Miller preached avsry
interesting discourse to a well filled
and attentive house last Sabbath.
Wooley District Items.
Ed. Independent: In the "Wooley
district there are come girls going to
school who, on their return home.are
met at the end of a long lane north
west from the school house, by some
boys of the hoodlum genus, who
wait there until school closes to es
cort ftJd girls home. Now we like
to see boys polite, but we think
that they Would show more manhood
if they would go to the scho.d house
for the girls instead of hiding and
and sneaking around at some half-
wav ulace. The mothers of these
girls and boys should teach them
how to behave themselves at home
before they send them to the public
lie for a laughing stock for the lookers-on.
At the last debate in tho Wooley
district tha society elected Mrs. Liza
Wx'olev, Miss Olive Meek and Miss
A. Hanley, judges. The subject
debated vas, Jiesolvcd, That Capital
punishment should be abolished.
The question was decided in the af
firmative. The question for the next
debate is, Jlesolved, That gold has
had more influence on men than wo
men. Columbia Academy.
Feb. 25th, 1875.
Ed. Independent: In justice to
Cornelius, I would say that your cor
respondent was mistaken when he
said that the "Cornelius hoodlums"
disturbed the spelling school at this
place. One of the parties lives in
Centerville district, one at Hilisboro,
and the other is a Glencoeite. .
Wai. H. Parker.
Elected. The Washington Co.
Council Pi of H. at the last meeting
elected the following officers to serve
for the ndit year: Ulyssess Jack
son, President, R A. Carpenter Vice
President; H. C. Raymond, Sec.; T.
D. Humphreys, Treaa; Jas. W. Gib
son, Steward; E. H. Warren, Door
Farmers cemfl from the Grove and
even from Dilley to get their wheat
ground at the Hilisboro flouring mill.
The reputation oft his millis grow-
Jake Anderson took his first les
son in painting last week and kicked
over a bucket of paint to begin
Stttocribe for the Independent.
Feb. 27th. 1875.
Hoard of Directors of the Wash
ington Co. Agricultural Society met
at the Court House. Called to order
by the President, R. Imbrie. The
Committee to whom was referred the
Premium List for 1875 reported.
Nearly all premiums in the Agricult
ural, machiuical and ladies' depart
ments were increased. The premium
on best five acres of wheat, oats, r e,
corn, barley or flax was raised to$20.
Messrs. Imbrie, Jackson and Pittcn
gcr were appointed a committee on
buildings, (ft is the intention of the
Society t9 tear down nearly all the
old stands and erect new p.ud better
ones.) The following named per-"
sons were elected Superintendents
of the different classes.
T. Withy combe
. . .T. D. Humphreys
E. H. Wfarren
J. D. Rowell
R. D. Malone
" C ...
On motion all
the privileges of
the Fair Grounds were extended to
Riley Cave at the fair to be held Sept.
27, 28, 29, 30, and Oct. 1, 1875.
Lat Week W. R. Dunbar, G. W.
C. Templar of the State organized
Columbia Academy Lodge with
twenty-two charter members. W.
H. Parker, W. C. T.; Mary Markee,
W. V. T.; J. E. Btindy, W. S.; A.
Tongue, P. W. C. T., and E. E.
Fanning, ti. D.
It is said that "many young men
who had been drinking a good deal
of late have united with the above
Lodge. And we are credibly in
formed that tlie saloom keeper at
Glencoe has made a solemn promise
that ho woud close his saloon by
the first of March and never would
sell another drop of liquor ddrin-j
his life. And we hope that he will
stick to his resolulion.
Lat week at Garton the old lodge
was revived and reorganized and will
work actively now.
One of our citizens in this place it
is reported, who has been a hard
drinker,, has quit bU cups and has
united with th Order of tho Golden
The temperance army has made a
general advance all along the line
in this county whereat there is great
rejoicing among the brotherhood and
all virtuous citizens.
fiedar Mill Hems.
Ed. Independent: A negro in this
neighborhood has suffered not a lit
tle from frozen feet. Returning
from Portland one night during tho
"cold snap" in au intoxicated condi
tion he lay out'the greater part of
the night on the snow and froze his
feet. His white brother went homev
and left him alone in his glory.
A widower in this vicinity, who has
a farm and raises produce without
any fence, keeps off the neighlors'
stock by shooting them with shot. A
bill ef costs will probably learn th
fellow a thing or two.
Some young b!oods who went to a
dancing party near here recontlygot
gloriously drunk. Would you like
to publish some of their names?
Some of the school " boys in the
neighborhood resort to the school
house on Sunday's for amusements
box, wrestle etc. etc., with a "prora
nent" individual as President.
Such are some of the pernicious
influenced in our community to cor
rupt the morals of our youth.
The wlJeat in this part of the coun
ty was not so badly injured but that
it will make a jstand.
President Mirsh preached at Dil
ley last Sabbath at 11 a. ni., to a
large congregation. Dr. Hjatt
lectured in the evening on the 'Im
mortality ot the soul-" The Doctor
is an Advcntist. In his lecture he
replied to certain arguments previ
ously presented at tl at place by Rev.
Mr..Ballock of the Primitive Bap
tists. The young man named Smith who
has been sick in this place of tho
eonsumption died last week and
was buried Sunday near Sol Einer
County Court in session full re
ports next week; '
TTIElxl ABB 170 DEAD.
Tis sad to see the faded leaf
ThiH late, amid iU leaf j friends,
Sported on high, above belief
That. on the earth its life should end.
Tis sad to see ibe rushing brooks
That thoughtless babble as they flow
Still further from their quiet nco'xs
Of sparkling youth, to fall below.
All naiure like a mirror sends
An image back of transient joy;
We grieve that that should ever end
That once has been our life's employ.
The deafert ties, the swee!t hour.
When past, but fill the eyes with tears:
E'en friendship's bond has not the powe r
To hold its joys through severing years.
Nor yet for sadness is the past:
To future years it treasure yields.
And proves the soil from whence at last
We gather weds for heavenly field.
As dying nature, ebbing life,
Shall soon revive, shall soon reflow.
Eternity is the end of life
And future joy of present woe.
To Work Ins Afetf.
7he Independent t oxenedtyy a la
boring man and is th working man's
friend, opposed to laziness, drunken'
ness, outlawry, vested and corporate
rights when oppressive, and opposed to
Whatever tries to usurp the rights o
the people. Subscribe for it.
Weatheb Report Reported for
Feb. 2fi, 7 a. m34 Cloudy
27 32 Cloudy.
2S " 30
Mar. 1 18 3
3 " 30
Stave Scoooin sold some wheat for
seed to some farmers nonr the Grove
for 80e per bushel. Henry Buxton,
we understand, sells his spring wheat
at a dollar.
Rev. J. A. Bullocl will pi each nt
Dilley Sunday the 15th instant when
he wll reply to certain arguments
presented by Rev Mr. Hyatt-i
For the vrrj bf nt Photograph, ro
t Bnullev Ai Kulofson lialh-rv with an
ELEVATOK,2'.)4 Mont-om. ry Street Sau
NOTICE IS HEREBY C.IVEX THAT
the undcrKiucd ban filed lii tinal ac
count iik Ext-cutor f the estate of tha late
Jthn Wayiuan di-ccawd, iu the County
Court of the State of Oregon for WitKliintf
ton county and that Monday the fth day of
of April h been net by the Com t for the
final healing aud tiettlcuieiitof said account.
J. L. Chambkblaiv,
J. A. Bcxlock, Executor.
l'vt t titor S!ld.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN
pursuance of an order of thu ' Comity
Court of the State of Oregon for Washing
! ton County ni:d at the March term thereof
j A. D. 175, In the matter of ths t state ut
! S. P. Taylor deceased and to me n Execu
tor of the last will and testament of said S.
l Taylor directed I, will m-U nt nution to
the hu?het bidder, on 'aorday the 3d day
of April A.D. 1H75, at the hour of 1 o'clock
p. m. at the Court House door in Hilisboro,
Washington County, Oregon, ull the right,
title, interent and rotate of S. P. 7'aylor
the time of his death or since accrued to hi
rotate, in and to that tract of land lying, be
ing and situate in Washington County, Or
con. and described as follows, to-wit: 1k
ing all the Donation Claim of S. V. Taylor
iu .Sects. 2 and 11, Town 2, flonth Range 2
West, containing 151 acre more or less.up
on the following
Tonus of Sale.
All the purchise p;ice under SllSO in LV
coin ca.ih in hand, nil the purMit' prW
fekeerdiog J1150 iu v. s. coin to be paid in
10 y .' from the day of ale, with inter
est at the rate of 10 per cent., payable an
nually, and to be secured by mortgages on
the premise or other good real estate.
IIcmphukvs, Executor of the
last Will and 'icatuuieut of S. 1 Taylor,
In the Circuit Court of the State of "Oregon
for Washington. County.
AdaM. Miller vs. Francis E. Miller.
To Francis E. Miller the aboved named De
Feb. a. V. ,
ON THE 11TII DAY OF
1S75, Hon. E. D. Shnt.
tuck Judge of tho above named Court made
an oruer directing that service ol the sum
mons in this tuit be had upon you by pub
lication of the same in the Washington In
pKecHD'CNT for nix consecutive M-eeks.
Tlite-tffor'e in the name of the State of Ore
gon you are hereby notified to appear and
answer the complaint of Fin, herein filed
against you hy the first day of the term of
t . id Coirt tffii following the expiration of
tLie publication of this nummous, which said
term will coiriocnee at Hillsloro, County
and State afo-esaid,on Monday thc21thlay
of May, a. d. 1875. And you are further
notified that if you fail so to answer, the
tMff. will apply to the Court for the relief
I therein demanded, to-wit: That the mar
riage contract'fiow existing between you and
Pin", be dissolved, that the care, custody
and control of Eva L. Miller, the minor
child of Plff. and Deft, bo awarded to Tiff,
and that she have ju gmtnt for costs and
THOS. II. TONGUE,
4m: Gw Atty. for I'lflT.
ij uf i 'is- s ts- i'isyis
Affords advantages for the thorough and
practical Business Education of voting and
uddle-sged men. Send for College Paper.
Ir DjcFRAXCK XWIIITK.
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SAN FRANCISCO '3IAlUTlft
Wheat $1 50 f 1 57 M 100 tf.
Floub Extra, 15 5 37 V bl.
Oats $1 45&1 80 V 100 lbs.
Potatoes fl 751 1)0.
PORTLAND MARKET .
Wheat $1 351 40 V lOOIbs.
Oats 50c bushel Bucket!.
Flour $3 504 50 bbl. t
Kipe Apn.Es.-$ll 50c tfbuali,
Oxioxs $1 $1 25 100 !bs.
Potatoes $1 (ftl 25 100
Butteii 25 35c V H
Kgos 30c V doz.
Poultry- Chickens, $-1 50pJoi
JJacn Sidesll;12; Bhoulders7i
(9; haras 1415cxb
Pouk Dressad llogs C0c
Forest Grove Retail Market.
Wheat, t, bushel 63 t . .
Flour, t barrel 4 50..,;;.
Corn Meal, lb 4 ( ,5
rotatoes, bushel 00(9 . 7S
KggH. freKh f doz IbitA 3U
Imtter. cood frenh role W lb . . . 30 Z : . . .
Chickens, "fl doz dOOQtfi 60
Bacon, sides V J) 134 15
Cheese, V f 20(V$ 25
Vri4. I'lums, '0 lb 12(4 1
Dried App'.es, '0 lb 4$ 5
Svmn.'W Kecr. (retail) 4 00
Coffee, (retail) 21. .
Tea, Japan (retail) t lb W 75
Tea", Green, (retail) ft 1 25
Salmon, beiit 't barrel. . .... G C. , ,-. . .
iMigar, by tho keg lb l'J
Laid, V lb , , , . 15 11
Mutton, V lb -10
Icf , V lb , , ... f($ 8
Pork, V, 6 8
Veal, "A lb 8& 10
Fish (fresh) V to .....
Fish, (salt) Vi to 7($ 8
Dressed Hogs . CQi 1
White Beans 4( . 5
.-2Zxjmu Montezuma, Loclife N 50, I.
jtfPI'O. 0. 1 4 Wets evfry Wedriis
'Y&et' day evening, at Masonic Hall, in
Brethren in good standing wro luTited to
By ordsr N. O.
FOREST OE0VE LODGE, Ho. 136,
MEETS AT ITS HALL EVERY SAT
unlay evening, nt C o'clock. All
members of 'the Order in good standing ar
cordially invited to attend.
CKO. A. PEASI, PPOrr.IKTOB
The Largest Stock on the Coast,
S. W, Corner of First and Morrison streets
PORTLAND OREGON. 42 ly
Smith, Kane & Co.
articular attention given to house-build
0 REST GROVE
Wm ArtcC READY
FOREST GROVE OREGOI.
MAXUFACTUUEB AND DEALER IN
nil kinds of
SEE j3L H. 1ST XO O fcJ,
SADDLES, BRIDLES, WHIPS & Lash
5"- Jit pair inglroniptly attended to. n!2;J
0T. Xj tetout nT
BLK KOTII AND MHISi
AT nay'a old stand. Agricultural imple
incuts repaired with neatness and des
patch by an experienced workman. Black
smithing of all kinds, horse-shoeing done
with despatch. All kinds of work done at my
hop. A few cah customers wanted daily
We are always on hand to wait on customers
J. L. THOMAS. Main st.. Hilisboro
Notice of Final Seftlcmen.
TTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT?
I have tiled in the County Court of the
State of Oregon for Washington County my
final settlement accouut as administrator of
the f state of T. O. Nayloi, deceased. All
persons interested fn said estate are hereby"
notified that Thursday, the 7th day of Jan
nary, a. v. 1875, naabeen appointed by said
court for the final hearing and Settlement
of said estate. JOHN E. GLEASON,
Notice of Final Settlement.
NOTICE I HEREBY GIVEN THAT
tho undersigned has filed in the Coun
ty Court of the State of Oregon for Wash
ington County, his final account as Admin
istrutcr of the estate of Georgo V, Dnvis
deceased. All persons interested In said
estate are hereby notified that Thursday
January 7th, 1875, has been appointed by
said Court, iot tho final sttlliiieht of f aid
estate. JOSEPH DAVIH
Administrator' Notice i
TrOTICE IH HEREBY GIVEN THAT
JlI the undersigned has been appointed by
the County Court of the State of Or
gon for Washington Coanrr.Rdminstrator of
the estate of lUusoui P. Baker, de ceased.
All persons having claims against said cktnte
will present the same with the proptr
vo cueis, at my farm two miles northwest
ofGaston iu Wosbington Counjy, Orcgo
wHifn six months from th date of this nc
tice, and oil perrons indebted to said estate
will make immediate navment of tho same,
G,f.tvn, Dee. lvh 171. n3V;wi