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Best in Quality, Style and Finish
We have them in genuine
STAG BONE AND IVORY HANDLES
"The Best for the Money" our motto
CRAVEN BROS. " Hardware
Free on Trial
?t umcii ituiii,g
TLfl fAt f lettric energ'y used amounts to
1 11C vrUal less than five cents per hour.
!)LA cA and we will send you an Electric
rnone 4 iron on 30 Days' Free Trial
At present there are over 100 Electric Irons in use
in this City. '
J. Iu WHITE, Manager fur Dallas
Your Christmas List
is incomplete without a box of
Everybody on your list would greatly enjoy some
of Aldon's Chocolates and confections.
We' also have one of the finest lines of pipes and
cigars in the city. One thing a smoker enjoys and
that i3 either a good cigar or a fine pipe. Let us
show you our large assortment.
W. R. ELLIS' Confectionery
Up-to-date Candy Kitchen in rear. We invite you
to inspect it
The Store Where
On Saturday, November 26, we will place on
sale a four-tie parlor broom at the special price
of 29 cents.
We wish to call particular attention to our holiday diilar of fine
china. If you ar looking for an extra nl.-e present, it III ay you to
examine our lint-.
We aim haw just received a line
The price alone, on the pictures n II
Why ! y a pound for t. wh.
Our lin of and II ct. coffee U the talk of the town. If you
haven't tested thrm, ia your chance
We are also leader for all (rrounj npi.i m for only le. We
expect to open, about Dee. lat one of the mil complete line of to
ver ahnwa in Dallas. On and after Dec. lat. we will have our at or
open every evening, for lb benefit of Xma rhopprra.
BUCKEYE VARIETY STORE
MAIN STREET, DALLAS, OREGON
.e convenience and la
bor-savine value of an
iilay pictures anil frame.
n we a. II yon the an me quality
NEWS OF POLK COUNTY
ITEMS CONTRIBUTED BY RUST
LING LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS.
Happenings ' of Interest In Various
Neighborhoods Told In Interest
John Walker, the section foreman
Hs ill at his home.
Herbert March is visiting old-tlm
friends in this city.
A. C. Wiles is building a residence
in WesUFalls City.
Percy VanHorn, of Portland, Is vis.
itlng Steven Boynton.
E. Bracy, of Black Rock, was a bus
Iness caller here Saturday.
Clarence Guy, of Dallas, was a vlsi
tor in Falls City, Thursday.
Mrs. A. E. West returned from a vis.
it in Salem, Thursday night. .
Jack Wagner has built a balcony In
the rear of his opera house.
Harry Packard, of Portland, is visit
ing hlB sister, Mrs. W. T. Grier.
Earl Barham, of Newberg, visited
Professor J. EJ, Dunton, Monday.
Clarence Clement, of Portland, is
visiting at the home of W. T. Grier.
Dave Hall, after a short period of
sickness, is again engaged in the real
J. B. Campbell and family left last
week for Wendllng, Oregon, where
they will make their home.
Mrs. W. R. HInshaw, Arthur Bald
win and Miss Hazel Kuykendall spen
the week-end in Portland.
T. E. Dwicr, of Portland, was in this
city Wednesday and Thursday and left
for the Slletz Basin on Friday.
The little daughter of Warren Ward
Is ill with typhoid fever. Her condi
tion is considered not dangerous,
D. F. Courter has greatly improved
the appearance of his home on Main
street by the addition of a porch.
Miss Jean Kuykendall and Miss
White, teachers in the public school
visited in Salem, Saturday and Sunday,
Charles Dill has returned from his
claim in Lake County. He proved hlB
rightB satisfactorily and .received
R. F. Flke, general sales agent of
the Central Oregon Improvement
Company, was here on business Sat
The commercial travelers have been
making a run on Falls City this week.
The merchants are ordering their
E. a. Stram and family left Friday
for Oroville, California. By their do
parture, Falls City loses some of Its
The Falls City Lumber Company
has erected a barn opposite the old
one, which will be used as a storage
shed for hay and grain.
The public school of this city gave
very liberal donations to the Boys
and Girls' Aid Society, of Portland.
The shipment weighed 350 pounds.
Walter L. Tooze left Sunday for San
Antonio, Texas, from where he will
proceed Into Mexico. Mr. Tooze is
Interested In the Industrial conditions
of that country.
J. O. Wanhope, state organizer of
the Socialist party, will address the
citizens of Falls City In Wagner Hall,
Tuesduy night. He will speak on the
Issue of the day.
The marriage of J. F. Benton and.
Francis M. Harrison was solemnized
at 12 o'clock Sunday. Rev. E. W.
Hlllls officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Benton
are well known In this city. Mr. Bent
on Is from Tillamook while his wife Is
from this city.
The Falls City High School debat
ing team will debate with either the
Salem, Independence, McMlnnville,
Ijt-hanon or Woodhurn high schools.
The triangular or dual system will be
employed. Professor Kirk, of Salem, is
chairman of this district.
A the result of the try-out held on
Frldiiy, the Falls City High School will
be represented by Ella Mehrling, Lu
I villa Iluell, Herbert Hansen, La von E.
Gottfried, I-eslle O. Tooze and Lamar
E. Tooze. These debaters will repre
sent Falls City and Polk County In the
The principal feature at the meet
ing of the Commercial Club, FridayJ
evening, was the discussion of a water.
work system for Falls City. Walter
L. Toose, Jr., of Dallas, represented
III. V. Gate and gave the proposition
j w hich Mr. Clatca offered. By this prop
osition. Fall City would get 45 hy
dranta and a pipe line to all part of
the city, and a concrete reservoir. W.
F. N'lchol and W. T. Grier also gave
their opinion on the question.
I The musical, held under the auspice
' of the Fall City Marine Hand, in the
i Wagner Hall, Saturday night, wa a
splendid success. The proceds will be
applied on the purchase of new Instru
merit. W. V. Nichols acted a presid
ing tneer. The program wa a fol
lows: Music Band.
Solo Mr. Hulburt.
Piano Solo 1-ucile TU henor.
Reading Mr. I. O. Singleton.
Cornet Solo, band accompaniment
Comedy Mr. Alice Courter and
Cornet Solo (1. D. Salisbury.
Music Male Quartet
Duett Mra. KIh rt and Mia Edna
Violin Solo Mia Violet rfa ml hoe
far. Club Swinging Mia Hammond.
Solo Mr. W. I. Toote.
Reading Mia Ella Mehrling.
Cornet Duett Messrs. . James and
Soln Mrs. llasel Courter.
Reading Mr. Cornel Ison.
liar! tone Solo Mr. Walker.
Musk? Ladies Quartet.
Ralph S very t break inn eoH.
K F. Cravea la working for O. E.
Km ht at P-aluaon.
Trie Ptoll place Ha bees told to a
ma a from Alberta.
DALLAS, POLK COUNTY,
Annie Schulson Is doing her house
The first high water of the season
came last Sunday.
Henry Clanfleld is reported to be
improving very slowly. ;
Mr. and Mrs. George Woods, J.
Bowles and family, Miss Annie Schul
son and Frank Muller spent Sunday farm.
at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. B.
RICKRE ALL '
J. F. Vaughn went to Dallas, Satur
Samuel Orr returned to Portland,
Peter Cook went to Hubbard
Mrs. T. S. Burch returned from
Robert Potts went to Portland
first of the week. '
Mrs. Mary Robertson Is staying with
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Goodell. .
Mr. and Mrs. Fosnot, of Baker City,
are visiting their son, L. Fosnot.
Mrs. Rose . Fudge, of Ballston, re
turned home Saturday after a few
days' visit with Mrs. Peter Cook.
Mrs. Hirons, who has been visiting
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. HIcker
son, has gone to West Salem for
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Burch and babe
returned Friday from Salt Creek,
where they had been visiting E. F. Cra
ven and family.
R. Mahoney shipped
a carload of
Armand Guthrie has been building
a stock barn
H. A. Hindman has been working
at the Irish mill.
Henry Fern made" a business trip to
The Luckiamute was very high
Monday and Tuesday.
W. H. ,Mack Is building a residence
on the Samuels place."
Mr. Hunt is preparing to build a
large residence on his property.
Forest Guthrie visited relatives In
this neighborhood Thanksgiving.
Mart Elliott has been visiting rela
tives here for the last two weeks.
O. Foster, of Salt. Creek, visited in
this vicinity a few days last week.
Wilson Ayres was out last week,
putting up some Page fence for R. R.
Emil Fern returned home Tuesday
from a weeks' visit in Portland and
Will Mahoney returned Sunday from
few days' visit at Eugene and Cot
The basket social at Antioch, Sat.
rday night, was a financial as well as
Paul Rhodes, of Salem, has been vis
iting his aged parents and his sisters
at this place the past week,
A basket social was held at Guthrie
schoolhouse Wednesday night. The
school gave an entertainment.
J. T. Guthrie and sons will have a
large amount of wood cut this Win
ter for 'shipment next Summer.
J. J. Leveck is having a lot of wire
fencing put up on the Mrs. Daly place.
much needed Improvement,
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Locke visited a
few days at the home of their daugh
r near Buena Vista the first of the
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Guthrie and his
mother returned last week from Sum
It, where they had been visiting rel
Mr. Becker, of Portland, is having
1000 cords of wood cut on the Doc
illcr place, which he bought some
G. B. Locke and W. N. Veater have
been making repairs on our telephone
nes. These lines have more money
Invested, and have been giving poorer
rvlce recently, than any other lines
Mrs. 8. H. Petre returned recently
from Tennessee, where she visited for
six weeks. Her father died just before
she reached her old home. Mrs. Petre tendance and a class In the Ninth
I more pleased than ever with Ore- Grade- Ml88 Mabpl Moor' ' 'he teaeh
gon and ha no desire to return to her er- We ,hink w have one of the bpst
George Mltty is out collecting mon
ey for the Christmn tree.
Mrs. E. T. Hamer visited relatives
In Salem the most of the week.
School closed on Thursday and Fri
day for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Flvln and Mamie Schaffer have been
out of school on account of sickness.
George and Bryan Brunk hauled
hay from the Hall place to the Knower
Mr. and Mr. Nelson visited in Fall
Henry Conner sport several
watche thia week.
N. Patterson made a business trip to
Fall City, Monday.
The high wind tor down many tree
within the city limits.
Mr. McLaughlin ha closed down
two of hi donkeys thia week.
-Itlack Rock merchant are putting
in a nice line of holiday goods.
The salesman who exhibited the late
exloslve powder sold a good order
Grandma Fulton, who ha been vis
iting la Portland for a month. I with
Mia Arrah Martin came- home from
college to spend Thanksgiving under
the parental roof.
D. Brook mourn the loss of hi
little blue Jersey, he having beea
killed by the train Tuesday.
Winifred Pewtherer spent Saturday
alght with Ammo Grice.
Mr. Webb had the misfortune to
lose a valuable hors last week.
Etta Cannoy was absent from scnonl
last week ca account St sickness.
OREGON, NOVEMBER 25, 1910.
- 1 Monday and Tuesday night with
and Mrs. L. -Grice.
Mrs. Chapman is staying with
daughter, Mrs. A. R. Southwick.
Will Beaver has sold his farm
has purchased property in Salem.
G. W. Plumer has sold his property
in Salem and will move back to his
Mr. and Mrs. M. K. St. Pierre spent
Mondav evening with -Mr. and
Miss Harley, the primary teacher,
will spend Thanksgiving with her par
ents in Portland.
Mrs. A." A. MacLean was a Butler
No school will be held on Thursday
and Friday of this week.
Miss Blanche Agee. visited Miss Iva
Porter last Tuesday. . .
Miss Iva Porter is spending the week
in Portland visiting friends.
Mrs. John Talbot returned to
home at Butler last Wednesday.
Miss Leta Barber has gone to
home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hanson.
Married, at Dallas, November 16
Mr. Lloyd RIdgeway and Miss Mna
- Moritz. They have the best wishes or
the their many Harmony friends.
A party was given at the home of
Cyrus Blair last Saturday evening. All
enjoyed themselves. One young coup-
- le found their horse and buggy miss-
ing when they started for home.
Charley Jones made a business trip
to Sheridan, Saturday.
Nathan Blair .painted the inside of
the schoolhouse Saturday.
Miss Kopan made a business trip
to Dallas last Saturday.
In spite of the rain Sunday, quite a
crowd was out to church.
Superintendent Harry Seymour vis
ited the school Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Lyie Jones is visiting relatives
on Red Prairie for a couple of weeks.
Lloyd Ridgeway and Nina Moritz
were married In Dallas last Wednes
A school fair will be held In the
schoolhouse November 24. Everybody
Several of the farmers are repair
ing the telephone line and resetting
D. C. Walker, A. W. Fletcher and
Steve Braley were visitors in Sheridan
It is reported that Charles Harold
of Red Prairie, has'soid his farm, hut
is yet undecided as to where he will
Zena - Spring Valley
Mr. Carothers is quite ill.
G. S. Lake was a Salem visitor Mon
Jesse French was a Sunday visit
or in Salem.
The Thompson family moved last
week to Falls City.
W. J. Crawford shipped turkeys to
Mrs. Woods Is visiting her daughter,
Mrs. R. C. Shepard.
Most of the turkey raisers sold their
turkeys on foot in Salem, Monday.
The Crawford family were guests
at a birthday dinner in Sulem, Sun
dar. lven by Mrs- E- c- Crawford in
honor of her husband's 30th birthday.
Hary Aebl will go to Portland soon
Mrs. E. E. Hiltibrand sold to Allen
Clark last Tuesday 22 turkeys that
Most everyone butchered their tur
keys for the Thanksgiving market.
Twenty-three cents was the ruling
R. L. Patterson has purchased a new
John Deere gang plow which does ex
cellent work and saves the wages of
Falrvlew school has 21 pupils In nt-
country schools in the county
A very enjoyable evening was spent
at C. Lehman's last Friday, when some
twenty-five invited guests gathered
there. After listening to some excel
lent music by F. N. Suver and Miss
Nora Suver, the remainder of the
evening was spent In playing games.
At midnight all partook of a dainty
lunch and returned to their homes,
thinking of the happy evening en-
Arthur Dyer Is visiting Pedee rela
tive. We are having some rain again af
ter the aunshlne.
Jesse Yost has gone to visit his rel
ative at Siusiaw.
Do not forget to come to the Liter
ary next Saturday night
Everyone reported a good time at
the entertainment Saturday.
Mr. and Mra Alva Woods were trad
ing at Kings Valley, Friday.
Clay Bush, of Parker, visited his
brother. Will, and family Sunday.
We hear that Homer Link and
Morri Fowle have an automobile: al
so, mm vtauare thrown la the owner
of a machine.
8. 8. Bull is spent Sunday In town,
visiting his brother who lately ettl.-'
Mr. and Mrs. Cricket Rcven. of
Lrwisvtlle. were In tows on business
Mr. Pullls I building new house
on th property he bought of Mr.
King. See Monmouth grow.
n I lUmnlM J ... iv.,
. - .. n- 1 uinm
brother made a busines trip to I.
laa on Tuesday of last week.
The repairing of sides alk
other needed improvements are mine
on her. Let the good work go on. '
Fred Huber. our rural mail carrier.!
account of high
day and Tuesday on
The Southern Pacific Company has
.Phoned the switch on the West side
of the depot, which will give them
more room for cars.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Remington were
called to Portland, Thursday of tart
. ottond the funeral of their
daughter's little boy.
T ., of Portland, was
town last week, going home Saturday
His sister accompanied him and will
stay in Portland all Winter.,
George Bennett, the man who was
run over by the woodsaw wagon, is
able to be out again. His head Is quite
bad yet,' but he is improving.
W W. Newman, one of our black
smiths, has installed in his shop a gas
oline engine and an emery wheel, and
will sharpen chilled shares and discs,
Go ar.d see his machinery.
D. M. Hamilton, our ex-hotei man,
is building him a new barn on the
nrnnwfv he bought of T. A. RlRRS-
Dave, as he Is familiarly called, ex
pects to take it easy in the future.
The Monmouth Realty Company is
going into tne dairy
have bought a fine herd of cows, also
- Toracv hull Wlllcn IS U
credit to any place and hard to beat.
They will have a good thing.
Monmouth is no exception of a town
We have a few kickers here. They will
kick if times are good, and kick if
times are bad. But the way to build up
a town Is to patronize the people who
live In It; so let's all pull together for
a better and larger Monmouth.
On Saturday of this week, the peo
Die of Monmouth will hold a ratifiea
tion meeting of the old Normal with
a rousing banquet. There will be good
speaking by all the leading officials of
state. It is planned to have cnougn i"
eat for all that will be here. Come
everyone, both great and small, and
helo everyone else to have a goon
Last Friday being the fiftieth anni
versary of the marriage of Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Robertson, the old couple,
their children and grandchildren met
in the Gail Hotel in Dallas and cele
brated the occasion in good style. The
members of the family present were:
Mr. and Mrs. Tanner, of Portland;
Mrs. W. N. O'Kelley, of Rickreall; Mrs.
Jefferson Robertson, of Salem; Mr.
ami Mrs. William Brown and Mr. and
Mrs. J. H. Flower, of Falls City, be
sides two other sons and their families.
Everyone had a good time and wished
the old folks many more happy years.
A quiet wedding took place at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Strickler last
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, when
their daughter, Miss Fay Strickler,
was married to Mr. Frank Murdock
The Rev. Stengle was the officiating
clergyman. None were present but the
families of the bride and groom. The
groom recently bought a house here,
and this Mr. Strickler has furnished
throughout. The newly married coup-
le are both residents of Monmouth
and are well and favorably known
They have begun housekeeping and
have the best wishes of all who know
Henry Clanfleld is improving.
Charles Spagle was a visitor In Mc-
O. E. Focht left Saturday for a vis
it to his old home In Ohio.
A masquerade ball was given In the
Woodman Hall, Friday night.
Miss Nora Jones, of Iluell, visited
friends here Friday and Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hill have rented
and moved to Wesley Green's proper
ty. Forest Craven Is running the ware
house during the absence of O. E.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Sears, of Hills
boro, are visiting their daughter, Mrs.
S. A. Ball.
Mrs. Jacob Smith, of Monmouth,
was here to see her father, Henry
ClannVld, Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. Lee Conner was a visitor in
Charles Bratchcr was a visitor In
Miss Anna Kurtz Is visiting at home
Miss Kate Jennings is visiting at
home over Thanksgiving.
J. E. Yoakum made a business trin
o Portland, Sunday, and retnrtiari
The date of the social to be held In
i-crrjuaie was given out wrong It1
will be on Friday evening November!
Preac hinn services will le held Sun- j
day m..rning and evening by RPV. !
Kellem. Everybody come and hear a
good sermon. j
Quite a number of the young folk.
01 t'erryriale r.ttended the o,ii .
eirei. i-Tina, evening. All who went
report n grod time.
t- . . .
.... mm .rs. j. w. Caldwell werel
passengers on the Wednesday after
noon train tf. Portland, where they
will spend a week visiting their son
and fri. nds.
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. aiiace visited in Sa-I
oi uir ,rsi or tne week.
M'fc E. E. Pad.In. lr .i.:.. .
, ,. - -o-u inenis
in .,dem and rlla. n.- ..
The' L ruined
The 'i!s' ki-. 1. .
! evening "Mnia
' 4:r" PV;t vt. ..
Fred It. x per. '
' severs 1 day
aunng the pa week.
' ttrs. M. Ct.,.
, tu men .
rom, of friend at a a , "
, '-arty. Friday evening '
Corvs'lt for f. 4, . B rro
mother. Mrs. M VT w-g, b'r
Mr. .rd v '
of Mr. and Mrs. L. Damon over Thurs-
Mrs M. E. Hendrick and little
daughter. Marlon, of McMlnnvIHe . are
,1 r. ir
..Mtlne relatives ana n.c.o-
Miss Ruby Earhart Is here from the
Oregon Agricultural College v sit ng
her parents, mi. '
. .,Anr.an were erantcd to
Saloon iicomw. -
Moss Walker & A. Whitney and J. R.
Cooper at the meeting of the council
Mrs Maude Ireland, who has been
visiting at the home of her father, J.
a tn htir home in
S. Cooper, reiuim-u .
Miss Marie Veness returned to her
home In WInlocK, wasniugi"". ,
day, having spent the last three weeks
at the home of J. S. Cooper.
The dedication of the new Metho
dist Church took place Sunday, ine
dedicatory sermon was preached by
pr Fletcher Homan, or wuiamenc
University. In the afternoon a plat
form meeting was conducted by Rev.
T T Abbott. Rev. McDaniei preacneu
in the evening. Special music was pro-(
vlded for all the services ana tne
large church was filled with people,
r.nneh was served in the basement to
about 250 persons. The remodeling of
the church cost $5355, and $2642 was
suhscrlbed Sunday, thus cancelling me
Rain Is falling fast In Airlie.
Hugh Williams is on the sick list.
Mrs. C. E. Staats Is visiting relatives
in The Dalles.
Merle and Chester Cooper are quite
sick with the measles.
Luther Ray and Cricket Bevens
were in town Saturday.
Frank Turner, of Pedoe, was a bust
ness visitor here Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Perey Hadley spent
Thanksgiving in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Burbank, of
Simpson's Camp, visited here last Sun
Mr. Ulrich's new barn is nearlng
completion and presents a fine ap
Mrs. J. O. Staats has gone to Eugene
to visit her daughter, Mrs. Giles, for
a few days.
Miss Nora Wienert has resigned her
place at Ritner's and has resumed her
Mrs. Alma Crlpe, of Independence,
is spending her Thanksgiving with
the Harringtons. 1
A Thanksgiving dance will be given
by the United Artisans In the Airlie
city hall Thursday.
Green Hastings shipped a large beef
by express to Heck's meat market in
Erie Brown, of Suver, passed
through last Monday on his way to his
ranch Northeast of Airlie.
The new telephone directories are
out. Every subscriber will please call
for one, as they are dandies.
Many people are planning to leave
Airlie to spend Thanksgiving with
their relatives in the country.
Alice Maxfield gave a party for her
young friends last Saturday night at
her home. All who attended report an
A Civil Service man brought four
burros Into Airlie last Friday. He fed
them here, and a large crowd gather
ed around them. The reporter failed to
learn the man's name.
Mrs. Bertha Ray is receiving med
ical treatment for her eyes from Dr.
Shlnn, the eye specialist, and Occullst
Anderson, of Albany. Mrs. Alma Tur
ner Is also receiving treatment for her
eyes In Salem. We all hope when she
returns to Airlie she will have re
A basket social was given by the
United Artisans last Saturday night.
The program was fine, but what , we
enjoyed most of all was hearing Mr.
mm airs. j. s. smitn sing their "coon
songs. A tug-of-war between the Ar
tisans and non-Artisans followed the
program. The prize, a box of candy,
was won by the Artisans. After this
and a good laugh by everybody, J. 8.
Smith took the position of auctioneer
and sold the baskets, numbering 30 or
35. The total amount received was
$90.40. The money will go to pay for
the organ which the Artisans purchas
ed a short time ago. Everybody en
joyed themselves, as they had plent
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ANTI-STATEMENT NO. 1 MEMBFUo
WILL CONTROL UWEIt UovsJ
RPimblloans Will Have Majowt,. 0f Jg
on Joint Ballot; West Carrie,
Of the. 90 members-eIeL.t of n, '
gon State Legislature, 83 are Rem,h
cans, giving the dominant party a Z
Jorlty of 7d.on Joint ballot Then,
bershlp of the two Houses'ls
ed with five Democrats and two C
pendents. On the question of Stat
ment No. 1 the Republican
ship Is quite equally divided, a prelim
inary lassillcation Bhowlng 42 r jj"
licans favoring the Statement J."
onnosed to It. Tf will l. i . u tL
," 7,7 7 .7 "irgeiy on thl.
issue that the organization of the tw
Houses next winter will be fought !?
It Is in the Senate that th o...
ment forces are the stronger, ot th"
26 Republican members of that bod"
1 ft nra dnfiaori on cj. '
while the other 11 do not favor th
principle. H. D. Norton, a holdover
from Josephine county, was ew..
as an independent, but In politics Is
a Democrat and an advocate of State
ment No. 1. For that reason, then"
Norton together with the three Dem.'
ocratic members M. A. Miller of
Linn; Turner Oliver, of Union; and
Claud McCullough, of Baker may be
Included with the 15 Statement Re.
publicans in computing the Statement
strength of the Senate mcmberslhp
This would ive a total of 19 members
favoring the Statement as against 11
opposed to It.
It Is In the House that the anil.
Statement people have the better of
the situation. There are 67 Republl.
cans in tne lower Dranch of the Leg
islature. Of that number 80 are re
ported to be anti-Statement, giving
these forces an even break in the or
ganization. This calculation presumes
that the Statement people will hold
their men together and at the same
time receive the support of the three
non-Republican members Timothy
Brownhlll, independent, of Yamhill;
C. L. Shaw, of Linn, and A. J. Derby!
of Hood River and Wasco, the last
two being Democrats. However It Is
already reported that in the organiza
tion of the House the ranks of the
anti-Statement people may be increai.
ed by two and possibly three of the
members who were elected as State
Ran Rotter Than Chamberlain.
Practically '-complete returns show
that Oswald West, Democrat, defeated
Jay Bowerman, Republican, for Gov
ernor, by 6148 votes. West carried 20
of the 34 counties In the state, and his
total vote was approximately 64,763;
Bowerman's being 48,615. West's vote
was nearly 18,000 higher than that
given Bryan In Oregon two years ago,
when Bryan's vote stood 37,775 and
Taft's at 62,118. Wrest received hi
party vote and dug dep into the Re
publican vote as well.
Bowerman's greatest lead In any
county was 279, In Columbia. West
carried seven counties by leads far
greater than that, his highest lead be
ing In Jackson, with 1300, and In Mult
nomah next with 1298. Chamberlain
carried 13 eounties in 1908 for the
popular vote for United States Sena
tor and was elected by a narrow mar
gin. West carried counties Chamber
lain could never make inroads on dur
ing his three statewide campaigns.
Counties which had been heretofore
strongly Republican rolled up a lead
for the Democratic candidate for Gov
ernor. Clatsop, West's home county, gave
him a lead of 522, and Gilliam, Bow
erman's home, gave the Republlcani
a lead of 79. Three counties where
the normal schools are located voted
heavily. Bowerman lost Benton nd
Jackson, but carried Umatilla. Bow
erman'i cutting oft of the normal
schools in the 1909 session of the Leg
islature cost him these counties.
West expended only $450 In ecur. ,
ing the office, according to s tiu
ment of campaign expenses which wai
filed by him with the Secretary of
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