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THE CAPITAL JOlT.NAL.
by Capital Journal Spsc13( Corrssponcljiir
To Get Behind
Monmouth. April 24. At a meeting
of the commercial club held in the
director!' room at the bank Tuesday
night it waa decided to assist In the
work of an educational campaign In
behalf of the mlllage bill. In connec
tion with the forces of the university
and agricultural college it Is planned
' to hold meeting in as many of the
school houses of the county as possi
bis in order to explain to the voters
the pressing need that confronts the
educational institutions at this time.
president Ackernian, J. R V. Butler
and Ira C. Powell were appointed to
represent the club in organizing this
On behalf of the soliciting commit
tee Mr. Powell reported that a fund
of a little over I COO had been raised
In Monmouth and turned over to the
registrar of the normal.
President Bootbby reported he had
' information to the effect that "there
was still a prospect for ths building
of a sawmill In the city.
County Judge Asa Robinson, who
after a four years residence In Dallas.
' has moved back to Independence, was
a visitor on our streets Wednesday,
Mayor O. A. Wolverton, who hag
had charge of the Armenian fund
drive report the total collection Is
1201.(4, which -while a fairly respect
able amount Is only half what the
community was expected to contrlb
U. T. Boothby and O. W. Chesebro
expect to dissolve connection in the
: real estate buslnexs and the former is
having an office fixed up in the west
nu ui me urnnam at Bon garage
, where he will meet customers and
which will also serve as an office for
the Monmouth and Independence bus.
Mr. Chesebro retains his old quarters
between ths barber shop and Mulkey's
O. T. Boothby reports the sale this
week of the eight acre farm, with
dwelling and burn, belonging to a. I).
Hamilton to Q, W. Baun. consldera
tlon 1100. Not long ao Mr. xaun
bought the Clwlrt place between the
Hamilton place and his own acres
and now has a nice little farm.
Mrs. A. Hanson and family are
moving to Portland this week where
Mr. Hanson is located, having bought
business establishment there.
, The Canterburys who occupied ths
Kelley huuse for a time have moved
Into the Rohr house on Monmouth
venue that Mr. C. may be nearer his
' 1. WInegar was a week end visitor
In Portland and incidental to the trip
old a disc harrow to a man In Sher
wood. Mr. Heacock has given up his work
In the grocery department of the Mil
ler store and has returned to his
family in McMlnnvllle.
Miss Harding of Albany, a former
normal student, visited with her sis
ter the past week end.
Clares Powell (and a friend were
here front Kugetie to take ,in the do
ings at the norriinl last wee kend, 1
on Friday nlwht of this week' the
. Orange held a special sesMlon to re
ceive candidates and plan for the en
tertainment of the visiting cattlemen
here May Gtli,
is captain of the local baseball ninef
and a valued employe of the Square j
LVal Hardware More. He recently
purchased a home in this cUy and h.is
been busy fitting it up.
Owners Meet And
. Hubbard, April 24. An all day
meeting of Hubbard dairymen was
held here Friday to hear about the
wot kings of the Oregon dairymen's
league. M. 8. Shroek was ths main
speaker. At the conclusion of the
meeting it developed that a number
of the dairymen were In favor oi the
plan and It is expected that a large
percent of them, will sign up with the
league when the plan is generally bet
ter understood. The Hubbard Cream
ery' company banqueted the visitors
at noon at the Thompson cafe.
:the North Pacific Dental college andi
j Woodburn. The fans are praying that!
the weuther will permit the season to
start this Sunday.
To the Editor; A
inator of the Ettersbure
i .. ,,i r . t -r-i
... " u.Ufmiivicanning and shipping, and s a pro
Marion county will be held in this city Hubbard, Or.. "Jkpr. 24 The White j duoer. but unfortunately a runior has
April JSth and 29th. Mrs. MatUe M. ahool house was broken into Friday gained wide c.rculation that it is not a
...,. .v. .. m -.i nitrht of lsst wwk nd the nhonoeraoh I heavy producer, requires a polleniser.
the ra'thering on Wednesday evening. ! "ken. The theft was at once reported j is not acclimated blights, etc.
cut off. Producing runners is in a
manner like producing fruit. Furaish
... nour nlxiits exhausts the mo-
received, . he sl,, he has nt.ver
from Albert F. Etter, the orig- j observed a full crop of berries on the
121 and the , No. 121 following a heavy crop oi
Trebla strawberrv. both of whtdh are; plants. This applies to all strawberries
erown extensively here will be of con- j but in a greater depree to the No. 121
siderable interest to growers. The No. and the Trebla, as their originator ex
121 is conceded to be one or the oest plains.
strawberry ever introduced, both for
Church School To
Be Established At
Woodburn, Or., Apr. 24. This city
Is being considered as a site for the lo
cation of a Church of God university,
which isto be located In some city in
ths northwest. Walla Walla and Yaki
ma, Wash., are both after this school,
but It Is thought that Woodburn will
land ft as it is more centrally located
than either of the other two cities and
the Church of Cod In Oregon Is will
lngto donate Its site In Woodburn,
valued at $10,000, if the school locates
The citizens are being sounded to
find what kind of a proposition they
will make. An lnstlutlon of this kind
would be a great thing for this place
and It Is hoped the local people will
not be backward In extending an at
A mufdeal program will be rendered
and the day sessions will also be Inter
spersed by vocal and Instrumental mu
sic. A cordial invitation to attend bas
been extended to all.
Bank Boosts Corn
Woodburn, Or., Apr. 24. The Bank
of Woodburn recently advertised the
fact that it would give away eight
pounds of seed sorn to farmers mak
ing application for it, the only stlpla
tlons being that they ngreed to return
eight pounds of shelled corn and ex
hlbit their ten best eurs In the fall.
There was such a demand or the
seed that more had to bo purchased.
There Is promise of a good corn show
for Woodburn next fall through the
progresHlveness of the BaiUi of Wood-burn,
' Folks Married
Woodburn, April 24. Clyde K.
Whitman and Nancy Margaret Hicks
of this city were married Wednesday
morning In.NuJem. by.Itev. Anderson
of the 1'rcahytorlnn church of that
city. Those witnessing thn oeriMnonv
were the bride's mother,, Mrs. R. M.
llbks; her brother-in-law and sister!
Mr, and Mrs, JOIhurn Sims, and her
eoualu, Miss Mllll,. Hrunltwr. all of
this city. The happy couple departed
after the ceremony for Portland
where they remained until yesterday,
when they returned to this city. Tlie
brldo. until recently a member of the.
Junior class at the hlfc-h. school Mere,
to the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hov
'""I popular member of
the younger social elrclo. Mr Whit
limn Is the son of Mr. and Mrs V v
Whitman. Ho served oversea. ns a
wrjteunt in company I, l2ct Infantry
Shaw Orchards To
Yield Good Prune
Crop Says Ferris
H. E. Ferris, a prune grower cultl-h
vatlng an eighteen ncre orchard at j
Shaw, was lntl) city yesterday after !
noon. Hpenklng of the fruit outlook in 1
that vhflnlty Mr. Ferris said buds are i
tegtnnlnttq appear In his orchard and
conditions point to1 a. fairly good yield.
Thrlps, he said, have made appearance j
again this year In the blossoms and:
he entertains some fear as to the out
come. However, the prunes In that vi
cinity look more favorable than in
many other sections of the county and
the growers ore very much encour
aged over the present situution.
Thdps is comparatively a new pest
to the trees In Oregon and growers
are hot all familiar with methods 'of
combatting the menace, It Is said to
be1 more common in blossoms of peach,
pear and prune trees, but some cher
ries aro suffering -from that effect
WOODBVRX COl'VCIL PLAXS
FAV1XQ OF FRONT STREET
At the council meeting Tuesday
eevning the city engineer wai instruct
ed to prepare plans, specifications and
estimates for the paving of South
Front street, which at present is next
to Impassable. A petition to gravel
Brown street was referred to the street
committee. A concrete walk was
thought necessary at the W. Miller
property at First and Garfield streets
and the street commissioner was in
structed to post notices ordering It
The fire bell sounded an alarm one
evening this week. The firemen rush
ed to answer Its summons. A can of
gasoline had to be got at a nearby gar
age to prime the engine so It would
start. On the way to the scene of the
fire the machine was stalled In a mud
hole. When It finally got to its dest!-
. iiuliwii jl iuiiivu uui io ue umy a nue
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H. A.' Talbot was here from Salem
Thursday. He will run the Juice plant
here this season.
Evergreen chapter No. 41, O. E. S.,
will be paid an official visit at its reg
ular meeting Monday night by the
grand worthy matron.
It Is rumored that James Forbis
contracted his raspberry crop for this
season to the Newherg cannery at 18
cents a pound.
LaFayette Lawrence changed hla
mind about moving to Portland, and
purchased the residence property of
Mrs. u. K. Smith, on Second street
Mrs. C. J. Johnson was taken Mon
day to a Portland hospital for an oper
ation, Oscar J5eck has left for Wyomlns,,
whore he will work in the oil fields.
John Smallman of Astoria arrived
Tuesday to look after his property In
Mrs. 8. A. Kemp has returned to
Woodburn from Portland and will
make an effort to dispose of her resi
dence property here.
Everything 1b In readiness for the
baseball game here tomorrow between
to the school board and to Sheriff
Need ham. A still hunt failed to lo.
cute the instrument and the serial
number was sent to surrounding towns
and to second hand dealers.
Since the loss became known the
parent-teacher association of White
school have announced a basket social
and program to raise funds to replace
the' instrument taken, if possible, with
a beter one. The White school Parent
Teacher association has the distinction
of bringing home the flag offered by
the county association for the best pro
portionate attendance at the annual
theories were advanced by various
growers last season who did not ob
tain a good crop, as explaining the rea
son for their unsatisfactory results.
Etter disposes of these theories and
explains why best results have not
been secured in all cases. He explains,
in substance, that to get a full crop
of berries the runners must be kept
Both these varieties surfer more
from runner production because of
their capacity to nourish their plants
over a longer period. The runners are
practically evergreen and do not die In
the fall as those of other varieties do,
but continue to furnish sap to the run
ners even up to this time of year.
Practically all growers of the Etter
burg 121 .have been raising plants, tie
cause plants have" sold at a figure that
made a good return. It is worthy of
note that those who have kept the
runners off have not compallned about
production. This "spotted" yield has
also caused some to b4;yc ..
were not adopted to certain .
as a matter of fact they' j " '
both sandy and clay so;!sttlj
resistant to dry weather. in j, ' "r '
remarkable yields have beeB'
as high as 100 eraies plT aiT"
reported. The qualities 0( T "
easily damaged by rain or ho; "
and standing up for swvral d , "
being picked should make n'HS ':
WARD K. RICHARLSvX
SPE.KF.RS TO TI LL MKRITS
OF-TAX BILLS AT HIBBM,,,
Hubbard. Or.. Apr. 24,-Mr,.
ander Thompson, member of the kJ!'
lature from Hood River, and Jutel
B. Dimick of Oregon City are 8nr,du"
ed to address a gathering at th4
bard city hall next Tuesday evening"!
the I mill elementary school tax xt
promises to be a'very interesting j5
Stolen Months Ago
Hubbard, Or., Apr. 24. Harley Dim
ick, who saw service with the marines,
was robbed of his soldier identifica
tion papers while attending school at
Portland four months ago.- The stolen
property was recovered and the
thief captured. Since then Harley hah
been assured that his back pay, which
had been collected by the other party
will be turned over to its rightful own
er. The party stealing the papers and
impersonating Private Dimick had
been drawing the pay.
Plans Are Laid
Silverton, Or., Apr. 24. Coolidge &
McClalne's pig club, under the supers
vision of F. E. Calllster, superintend
ent of the Coolidge & McClalne bank,
will meet at the E. O. Loe farm east
of this city May 8, and plans are be
ing made for a big time. Professor
Allen of the Oregon Agricultural, col
lege, will act as Judge of tho contest.
There are twenty-two members In the
club, all boys and girls under sixteen
years of age. The contest will be held
in the forenoon' .and In the afternoon
the club and gueMs will conveyed to
a picnic ground on the Ablqua river
where dinner will be served.
4 W I
Ettersberg 121, the Premier Shipping and
Firm, solid berries, stay whole when canned, not easily damaged by rain or hot weather.
Keep well after picking. Does well on both sandy and clay soils. Vigorous and hardy. Deep
rooted and resists dry weather. ' , '
This variety is a very heavy producer when not exhausted raising plants.
Trebla, a Famous New Variety, Also Originated
by Mbert F. Etter.
The heaviest yielding strawberry and a good canner. Raise the plants you will need to
set next season. . . . .
. . Both the No. 121 and the Trebla suffer more from runner production than other vari
eties because of their, capacity to nourish, their plants for a longer period. The runners are
practically evergreen, while others die in the fall. This is the statement of their originator.
Also Wilsons, Gold Dollars, Progressive Everbearing and Lady Goshwell. J
.Strawberries are a profitable crop bringing the quickest return of any fruit. . Plants in
any quantity. . ,
- City Delivery. Mail Orders Filled. ' "v;
Ward K. Richardson
2395 FRONT STREET '
Hard-Times Ball ; I
Voted Big Success
Silverton, Or.-j Apr. 4.- For unique
costumes and mirthful sport the hard
times ball given last night in W. O
W. hall by Knights of Pythias and
Pytlilnn Hlsters surpasses all previous
Undertaking"- h.v thoxe orders. It was
not Intended hh a financial scheme,
but with tint door receipts and fines
collected It proved to be a function of
profit as well ns pleasure. Supper was
i"rvd by the Indies and none hut
members of the orders and their fam-
lli"H was In attendance.
lO If IT (fl TTJT l
HODGE & LOWELL
in a Real Comedy Classic
RED & BLONDY Simmons and
a Morning Brantley .
t, , . European. Skaters
Rehearsal . . . . a,;t Dancers -
HARRY T. MOREY
f "THE FLAMING CLUE"
A stqry of Love, Adventure, Mystery and Thrills.
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This picture played in Portland for two weeks at
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The Screen's Most Vital Personality
IN HER FIRST BIG DRAMATIC
The most remarkable dramatic film
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The Extremes of Joy and Gloom
CAST EXTRAORDINARY : ; '
INCLUDING ;- ' ' - -MILTON
SILLS, VINCENT SERRANO,
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