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Monmouth, Polk County, Oregon, Friday, October 30, 1908.
OREGON STATE NORMAL NEWS
Gathered By Our Corps Of
INTERESTING STUDENT PERSONAL ITEMS
Weekly Report From the Va
riou College Fraternal
Mable Ross '08, is teaching this
winter in the Sheridan city
Prps E. n. Ressler went to
McMinnville Wednesday to,at
tond tliA rmmtv institute there
Vv 11V v ft
and will be gone tnree days.
Prin. L. R. .Traver, of the
Train in or DeDartment, went to
Medford Wednesday to attend
the intitute there for three days,
George Murdock IM, 6wno is
now preparing for the learned
profession at Willamette Ujiiver-
,sity was a visitor in our wv
LillieKyllonen '06, is attending
the Agricultural College at Pull-
mam, Washington, this winter
takingaespecial course in Science.
Sh reports a very profitable time.
Miss Hazel Jewett, of Rose
burg, has jusl? matriculated for
the year as a student in the Nor
mal. Miss Jewett has taken up'
her work in the Training De
partment where she expects to
make a specialty of primary work.
Miss Liilia.- Vredt who was a
student in Monmoch for some
time, several yeajs ago is now
principal of the North School in
Baker City. Miss Vredt's school
is an eight room buildirlg and she
reports affairs progressing nicely.
Miss Roma Stafford and Miss
Grace Whitehouse two pf our
critic teachers in the Training
Department, spent Saturday and
Sunday in Portland and Oregon
City. Miss Whitehouse was the
guest of Miss Stafford at the
home of the latter in Oregen City.
On last Saturday evening the
first basket ball games of the
season were held in the Normal
Gymnasium. Both the girls and
the boys of the Freshman and
Senior classes played the girls
and boys respectively of the
Sophomore and Junior classes.
The victorous teams for both
boys' and girls' games were those
of the Freshman-Senior classes.
Principal Traver has been
slightly handicapped in his work
during the past week, having
suffered from a severe cut in the
left hand. The accident was the
result of a misguided ax caused
by a falling stick from the wood
rick in 'his rear. The blade of
the ax passed through his . hand
between the thumb and first
finger. His thumb narrowly es
caped being severed.
Both Mr. and Mrs. William
Petteys have taken up a timber
claim in Tillamook county. Mr.
Petteys writes everything there
continues to have a prosperous
look. At Bay City a hundred
and fifty men are working on the
railroad. It is now the privilege
of Bay City people to hear the
"toot" of a locomotive every day.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Petteys ex
pect to continue their schoolwork
next year if Mr. Petteys' health
will permit; it is by the rugges
tion of his medical advisor that
school life is being sacrificed this
NORMAL SOCIETY NEWS
The meeting last Friday even
ing was a noteworthy one. An
excellent literary piojram, a
lively debate, address by Prof.
Briggs, swearing in of new mem
bers and a number of little things
all tended to make it an interes
ting evening's work.
The Society will have four con
testants in the field for the ora
torical contest trycut. Also seven
members will try for the debating
team. As t' e Normals have
some good talent in evidence, a
good debating team is assured.
The following is a copy of the
program rendered Friday even
ing, October 24.
Roll call Ans. with helpful quo
stations Business meeting.
Extemporaneous address Pres.
D. C. Henry
Rec. Harold Herrin
Funnygrams Artie Burkhead
Select Reading Howard Morlan
Guitar Sold Archie McNeil
Question: "Resolved that the
military expenses' the U. S. A
during the past ten years has
been greater than necessary."
Charles Cooke Marion Phelps
Erwin Springer Lester Lindsay
Edgar Sacre Doughs Crowley
By an eloquent and well de
livered rejauttal, Mr. Cooke won
the decision in his favor.
The last half hour of the meet
ing was graced by the presence
" about forty members from the
De hian Society and twelve
members from the Vespertipes.
The Delphian delivered a very
The Vespertine Society met
last Friday evening and rendered
the following program.
Quo o. ions from
Quintet Misses White, Spencer,
Baker, Sheprrd and Hathaway
Oration Miss Mfller
Recitation Miss Goyne
Essay Mrs. Stroud
Song . ; Society
Reading Miss Cole
Misses Olsen and Persinger
were initiated. During the even
ing, the Vespertine Society re
ceived an invitation from the
Delphian Society to be its girst
on Halloween evening and it also
received an invitation from the
Normal Society to be present at
Norrral festivities on November
14th. The Society accepted bo h
invitiations with much pleasure.
The critics report was heartly
appreciated by all the members.
The Society is preparing for its
regular debates every Friday
The Delphian Society was well
attended last Friday evening, a
number of visitors also being
present The members are tak-
(Continiwd on pr Svc.)
INDEPENDENCE NEWS BUDGET
From Our Regular Corres
pondent DAILY HAPPENINGS IN OUR SISTER CITY.
Scan This Column For Newt of
Importance From the
Frank Whiteaker was an
b iny visitor Sunday.
R. M. Fowle, of Airlie, was in
this city Wednesday.
0. McCellen, of Salem, was in
this city Wednesday.
U. Cross, oi feeaee, wras in
this city on Friday.
W. E. Williams, of Airjie, was
in this city Sunday.
Cleve Robinson spent Sunday
and Monday in McMinnvill
0. J. Hesitt came Wednesday
to work for R. M. Wade & Co.
C. M. Baldwin, of Airlie, was
in thiifcity the f rst of t ie week.
Harry Schlosser, of Albany,
was in this city Saturday on I u ;i-"
Mrs. T. House went ta Cor
vallis Wednesday on a business
Mrs. Lottie Dorris went to
Portlamd Wednesday for a few
Mrs. George Conkey's mother,
R. M. Hoferand wife, of Salem,
were the guests of C. C Patiick
E. L. DeLashmitt and wife, of
Willamina, were in this city
Mrs. Joe Hubbard will rnld a
Rebekah Conven;ion in Salem
The Misses Bertha Bohannon
nA Tvo Cnnnar werP Salem vis.
M. Tillery and wife pass jd
through here Sunday on tneir
way to Portland.
Miss Ollie Butler, of Monmouth,
visited relatives in Independence
one day this week .
E. W. Cooper, of Albany, came
Wednesday to visit relatives in
this city for a few days.
Mrs. J. Taylor returned last
Friday from an extended visit in
eastern Oregon and Portland.
James Day, of Seattle, former
ly of the Spaulding Logging
Camp, was in this city Friday.
C. C. Patrick's father, of Des
Moines, Iowa, came Monday to
visit in this city for a short time.
Mrs. Ida Vaughn and M.ss
Dorothy Cooper went to Port
land last week for a few daj s
E. W. Kearns, of DaHas, man
ager of the Electric Co., was in
th s city the first of the veek on
Mrs. Pearl Hedges, Mre. D.
Davidson and Mrs. Lottie Dorris
made a trip to Albany Monday
in the Automobile.
Miss Ida Richardson, who has
been the night operator at the
Home Telephone Co., has resign -
ed her position and will take up
her usual line of sewing.
Miss Genevieve Wilcox return
ed Wednesday frcm Portland,
where she has been visiting for
C. L. DuBois was here Friday
to see about completing the work
on the heating plant at the First
Mrs. Oscar Johnson, of Salem,
a sister of Dr. Allen, came Sat
urday evening to visit at their
home for a few days.
Byron Atkins and wife came
last Saturday to visit a few days
with relatives in this city. They
will locate in Eugene.
vMrs. Monroe Kirkland return
ed Friday evening from Portland.
She has been visiting her parents
in that city for a few days.
Mrs. Jasper Craven and little
daughter returned Wednesday
from Crowley, where they have
been visiting for a few days.
Mrs. Miles Porterfield returned
Saturday evening from Eastern
Oregon, where she attended the
funeral of her mother, Mrs,
The Rebekah Lodge will celt
brate their fifteenth anniversary
next Tuesday evening. A special
program will be rendered and
light refreshments served for the
Will McCready and wife, of
McMinnville, came up Saturday
for a few days visit with relatives
here and Monmouth. Mr. , Mc
Cready returned Monday and
Mrs." McCready returned Wed-
A. R. Lewis butchered a beef
for G. A. Conn last week.
Mrs. J. D. Bevens is visiting
in Dallas for a short tin.e.
H. P. Williams is helping his
, son-in-law wLh his farming.
M. C. Williams, wife and iutle
daughter are visiting at the home
Oi W. E. W illiamS.
Mrs. Jane Hedgepeth, of Inde
pendence, visited for a few days
with her daughter Mrs. W. H.
Joe Stevens has returned from
Albany where he has been under
t le care of the doctor for some
time. He is very much improved.
Dave Grant, the Dallas butcher,
passed through here the first oi
the week with a very nice bunch
of cattle, he brought them from
over on Soap creek.
G. A. Conn his father and his
brother, also Robert Phillips and
Burey Tarter returned last week
from a months hunt at Pine
Opening. They got five deer and
Glen and Willard Ireland, forn -erly
of near here, but now of Co; -vallis
and Portland respectively,
were shaking hands with old
W. H. Robertson and wife have
hadmore than their ghare of
trouble lately. While visiting a
son at Bridgeport last week, Mrs.
Robertson fell down a flight of
stairs and received several severe
j cuts about the face and head
land Mr. Robertson was kicked in
the head by a shod horse. While
1 they were both pretty badly hurt
yet they came home Wednesday
i and are getting along nicely.
MONMOUTH HEIGHTS NOTES
From Our Regular Corres
FARM WORK IS NOW WELL UNDER WAY
Prominent Farmer Kills a Coon
Green Beans In Oc- ,
0. M. Lehman transacted busi
ness in Monmouth Thursday last.
Will and Clemens Fishback are
putting up a house for Herman
Pearl Fishback is visiting rel
atives at Qarlton and Newberg,
for a few days.
Ira and Tom Sullivan moved to
their old home in McTimmonds
valley last week.
Mrs. Marks and two sons Israel
and Albert returned home frcm
Mr. Cannoy and Edward Rogers
returned from their fishing and
hunting trip Thursday.
Farmers are rushing their
plowing and other fall work dur
ing the nice spell of weather.
John Moran, the real estate
man was in this vicinity Monday
looking after businet s n terests.
Nathan Emmett and wife, of
Antioch, attended meeting in the
Christian church at Falls City on
Grover Pitzer who dislocated
his shoulder a short time ago by
falling over a colt is rapidly im
Mr. Murmr.a and sen Paul are
hauling hay from their ranch
here to the prospering city of
Oscar Lehman and wife spent
Saturday night with Mr. and
Mrs. Newt Grooms and daughter
Flossie near Falls City.
James Goodman and Elizabeth
Clark were county seat visitors
Monday. The latter purchased
a fine organ while there.
Geo. Bennett and family moved
to Cresswell, Lane county, Wed
nesday. James Goodman took a
load up as far as Eugene.
A drummer of Eugene repre
senting a wholesale house of
Chicago passed over the Heights
Wednesday enroute Falls City.
James Goodman and sister Mrs.
Clark visited with Mrs. Bell
Sullivan in Falls City Thursday.
Niece and daughter respectively.
James Goodman killed a large
coon early Friday mcrnhg; the
quadruped animals are getting
quite numerous in the foot hills.
The Heights correspondent is
delighted to say that we ate
grapes, and string beans picked
from the vines last week. Who
can beat that? Let them speak
W. A. Snyder and family who
started for Latinville, California
two weeks ago, ty wagen and
team, writes from southern Ore
gon that the trip has been very
disagreeable on account of the
damp cool weather.
Mr. and Mrs.
spent Sunday in