Local and Personal. Mrs. Hattie Whitney is having her house painted. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Mulkey spent Sunday in Dallas. J. H. Hawley made a business trip to Portland Wednesday. Mrs. Paul Cone visited friends and relatives in McMinnville this week. S. R. Crowley, of Crowley's Station, was seen on our streets Tuesday. C. C. Lewis and sister started for their home on the Siletz last Thursday. P. E. Chase paid a business visit to the metropolis the first of th week. Misses Cassie Stump and Agnes Campbell have returned from a short stay in Eugene. Postmaster Wolvcrton went to McMinnville Monday and secured 40 new boxes for the office. Mrs. Willard Long, of Corvallis, visited her mother, Mrs. Burk head Tuesday and Wednesday. Miss Effie S' ore has returned from a weeks stay with Albany friends and has entered the Nor mal. M. E. Wheelock was a business visitor in Independence Tuesday and gave the editor a lift on the road home. There is one thing about the Herald that is worthy of consider ationit is not filled with patent medicine ads. moved into Miss Etta Smith's residence which she has had re modeled and painted. Norman H. Gerky, cf Albany, was visiting the fore part of the week with T. A. Riggs and wife. He is a cousin of Mrs. Riggs. H. B. Waggoner, of Newport, came over Sunday and visited with his brother, W. R. Wag goner, of the Perkins Pharmacy. J. E. Winegar & Co., have a lot of good second hand sewing machines, taken in exchange for the White, that they will sell cheap. T. C. Allen, whom many here will remember, is still employed as principal of the Grangeville, California, schools. He and Mrs. Allen spent their vacation at Santa Catalina. II. A. Newman presented the Herald with some fine Bartlet pears and potatoes Monday. The pears were the largest we have seen for many years and the fla vor was excellent. The potatoes were good enough for any country and above the average as to qual ity. They were a new variety called Hood River. Definite plans are being pre pared for athletics at the Normal and a coach for basket ball, foot ball and other games will be se cured and the outlook for some good teams seems promising. Plans are also being perfected for a town and school team to gether and we hope to see some good games during the winter. The literary societies at the Normal have been organized for the year and all began with a general jollification last Friday evening. The Normal will give special attention to the study of parliamentary law9in all its phases while debating, as usual, will have a strong place on the pro gram. The practice of secret in itiations will be continued as the result was found to be advanta geous rather than detrimental last year. The societies bid fair for a 6plendid years work. Get Westfall to do your paper hanging. Henry Ebbert is moving down this week from Philomath. The board of equalization will meet in Dallas October 19. K. C. Williamson visited at the home of J. L. Murphy Sunday. Bogert & Son are putting the roof on their new warehouse this week. County Assessor C. S. Graves was a business visitor in our city Wednesday. The show troupe . were guests at -Hotel Hampton, during their stay here. Misses Bessie Foster and Emma Kramer leave Friday for their schools in Salem. Miss Opal Boothby is attending the street fair and . carnival in McMinnville this week. ' The R. M. Wade people beli?ve in the virtues of printers ink. See their ads in this issue. e John Orr, wif? and daughter, visited with Mrs, Orr's mother, Mrs. Irene Dalton, last Sunday. E. H. Hosner is remodeling his dwelling this week and tvill have an uptodate building when it is finished. Mr. and Mrs. John Butler, of Portland, were here the first of the week visiting with T. J. Pett it and family. Joseph Wright is improving the appearance of his house by adding porches and putting on a new coat of paint. Monroe Mulkey and wife went J. Lindsay and family have to McMinnville the first of the week to visit relatives and take in the carnival at that place. Miss Leota Foster has been elected principal of the Ballston school for the ensuing term. This is her second year at that place. Prof. Metzgerof Dallas College will occupy the pulpit at the Evangelical church Sunday Sep tember 27, both morning and evening. ... 0 Mrs. Walter Phillippi, who has been visiting her parents near Rickreall and other relatives here, returned to her home in Eugene the first of the week. Bert Lucas, of Portland, spent Sunday here with his mother, Mrs. F. E. Lucas. Mr. Lucas is a former Monmouth boy and is now an engineer on the Dallas local. A man near Oregon City re cently offered the fruit inspector o-e dollar apiece for every wormy apple found in his orchard. He has sprayed three times this sum mer with arsenate of lead. Try it next summer ad see if you can do as well. Monmouth needs a woodsaw. There is a big lot of wood con sumed here ejery year and we have to depend on Independence woodsaws to get it cut Some thing like 2500 cords are used here annually. The money paid out for sawing wood could then be spent t home. Patronize home industries and build up your town. There were 57 people at work in the cannery last week and 23 in the dryer. The payroll is about $400 weekly which makes a very nice thing for the town. After the pears are done there will be several days canning on Silver prunes. Unless more fruit than is anticipated comes in, the can ning sea' on will close the last of this week or the first of next There has been several tons of pears dried in the evaporator and prunes are coming fast now. The evaporator has a capacity of about five hundred bushels per day of 24 hours. Ladies Home Journal Patterns, Royal Worcester Corsets, Patriot and Society Shoes, Kingsbury Hats. IMew Fall Goads US sr V. P. M. Born and Strauss Bros. Mens Made-tomeagure Clothing. A. N. Poole Contractor and Builder. o General Carpenter Work Phone 187 New Lot of Furniture W. W. Newman General Blacksmithing and Wagon Repairing. Horse Shoeing a Specialty All work, done with neatness and dispatch. Cornwall's Old Stand For Sale. A good second-hand ui teen hoe Van Brunt Drill in first class condition. The price is so cheug that if you want a jlrill vou can not afford to let this one go by. 0 Inquire of R. M. Wade & Co. Independence. Oregon. Mrs. M. E. Percival, of Madras, and Mrs. Hattie Whitney were pleasant callers at this office Monday. Mrs. Percival left on the afternoon train for Portland where she will visit with relatives for a few days before returning to her home in Crook county. She thinks that the country tributary to Madras is the best in the state. Mrs. T. J. Pettit and Mrs. T. J. Berry are the champions when it comes to preparing pears for the evaporator. Tuesday they cored and spread twenty-five boxes in less than four hours, notwithstanding the fact that one is an ardent democrat and the other a radical republican. It is needless to say, however, that either took time to expatiate on the multitudinous good qualities of her favorite candidate during the pear spreading period. so fie woeesoesoaO 0 o Especially for Students Rooms Come in and Loofc it Over BOGERT & SON G9C9 00 900 Telephone Main 331 Mdnfnouth 0 Oregon T. A. Riggs 9 Groceries, Crockery, Feed, Hop Supplies, Wool, Mohair and Cascara. e Agent Chase & Sanborn Teas and Coffees: Folger's Bakirfg Powder, Spices and Exteacts. Preferred Stock Fruit and Vegetables Hop Pickers Supplies Try Us on Your Produce Bogert & Son have received a fine lot of carpets, lace curtains and art squares that are worth while looking at They will have a big ad in next issue. Kenneth Campbell came home Saturday from a weeks say at the fair. He reports one of the best fairs that Oregon has ever held and that he had a most en joyable time hobnobbing with old acquaintances. While there he was conversing with one of his friends who had attended fairs in nearly all of the different states, who made the statement that Oregon had as good a fair as any of them and in some re spects better. Oregon livestock will compare favorably with any, not only in the United States, but witn any country in the world.