The Monmouth herald. (Monmouth, Or.) 1908-1969, November 13, 1908, Image 6

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    Local and Personal.
Mr. and Mrs. John Palmer
were in town Tuesday.
Mrs. A. F. Huber and daughter
were Salem visitors last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Lucas went to
Independence by rail Sunday, re
turning in the evening.
Mrs. Burkhead has been spend
ing a week with her daughter
Mrs.. M. M. Long, of Corvallis.
Mrs. F. Hyde's father and
mother Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Stamper are visiting her from
Fresno, California.
The E. H. Hosner residence
has been practically completed
and is one of the most modern
houses in the town.
Dr. Beauchamp and bride,
formerly Miss Maude Hawley,
made a flying trip to her parents
home the first of last week.
Monmouth needs a dentist
The more lines of business we
have the more attractive our
town will be to outside people.
Mr. and Mrs. Theil who used
to cwn the place now occupied
by the Rev W. A. Wood, were
in town last week visit ng friends.
The Recital at the Normal
Chapel, Tuesday night was well
attended and it is needless to
say that the special number on
the Entertainment Course was a
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Mulkey
were taken to Salem by Mr. Best
Wednesday to attend the Wed
nesday to attend the wedding of
their nephew Chester Mulkey, to
a Miss Frisby of that place.
The plasterers began work on
the new bakery building Mon
day. Contractor Howell inform
ed the Herald man that he ex
pects to have the building ready
for occupancy by the first of De
cember. G. W. Paulsen, of Lake county,
California, has taken the lease of
the Monmouth Hotel and will
run it hereafter. Mr. Sherman
has not decided definitely what
he will do, but will probably de
vote his time to oil prospecting.
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Taylor were
up from Crowley Station and
visited over Sunday with Mrs.
Taylor's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
T. J. Pettit. The two families
took Sunday supper with Mr.
and Mrs Fred Huber and report
having spent a very pleasant
With the liberal appropriation
recommended by the Board of
Regents for the Normal we may
reasonably expect the attendance
to double next year and there
will be a demand for more houses
in Monmouth than there is at
present. As it is there is scarce
ly a vacant habitable house in the
The threshing outfit of C. Lor
ence threshed 25,000 sacks of
grain this season, not including
clover and vetch. This seems to
be a very good showing consider
ing the fact that this part of the
state is rot considered among the
wheat growing sections any more.
The most of our land is becoming
too valuable to use it for grain
growing as there are many other
ways in which it will bring larger
Clarence Ireland is cutting up
the old Ireland place and will sell
it in small farms. He is planting
180 acres to walnuts, 40 of which
have already been sold at $300
per acre. There is plenty of
opportunities for eastern capital
to make a fortune here. Good
walnut land can be had from $20
per acre up to $40 and see what
a profit there is at $300 inside of
five years. Let the. easterners
know what a snap there is here
for them in real estate.
P. B. Arant returned to his
school at Greenwood Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Guthrie
spent Sunday at the home of F.J
II. Mulkey.
S. R. Smith was visiting his
son in Portland the latter part
of last week.
Glen Ireland, of Corvallis has
been a pleasant caller in town
the last week.
Mrs. Mary Burrows and
daughter of south Independence
were in town Friday.
Mrs. M. A. Stine returned the
latter part of last week from an
extended visit with relatives at
St Helens,
There were quite a number of
Independence people up for the
game betwee the Independence
team and the home team.
Miss Agnes Campbell who is
attending school at the O. A. C
came home last Thursday and
returned to school Monday.
Mr. Fisher, of Fisher Flouring
Mills, at Corvallis passed through
town enroute to Dallas by auto
mobile, Monday returning Tues
day. E. W. Strong's family were
out in their automobile Sunday
viewing the scenery of our beau
tiful Willamette Valley at autumn
Mrs. Joe Rogers, of Balm Grove,
was in town Saturday with her
infant son that had a severe
operation preformed by Dr.
Burton Arant formerly of the
Normal, reports that he has a
very fine school at Greenwood
and is very much interested in
his work.
Dr. Powell, of Spokane, is
making arrangements to plant 15
acres of orchard on the J. G
Powell farm and P. O. Powell
and Ira C. Powell will put out 15
acres also. "
Mrs. J. Dornsife and Mrs. O.
A. Kramer in company with Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Hooper drove
over from Independence to attend
services at the Christian church
Sunday night
On November 4, Mrs. M. E,
Percival and Nita Davis were
given a birthday party and din
ner by Mrs. M. E. Snooke. They
received many tokens of remem
brances from their friends. -Mad
ras Pioneer.
Joe Radek and Roy Smith were
Portland visitors the latter part
of last week looking after stock
for their new bakery. They will
have one of the most up-to-date
bakeries in the state when their
new machinery is installed.
The Ladies Aid Society of the
M. E. Church, of Independence,
will hold a chrysanthemum fair
on Saturday November 28. These
ladies are noted for the excellent
fairs they hold every year and
are preparing to make this one
the best and most attractive of
sny yet held.
D. M. Hewett is moving his
residence around the corner onto
the southeast corner of his prop
erty. He intends erecting a new
dwelling and will then have his
present dwelling for rent Let
the good work go on and we ex
pect it to do so and a number of
new dwellings go up in the spring.
College Football Rally.
A memorable event of the Sem
ester was the initial foot-ball
rally of the season. It was held
on the foot-ball grounds imme
diately after the adjournment of
the literary societies on Friday
the 6th inst Great was the en
thusiasm and large was the
crowd. The grounds were bril
liantly lighted by a bon-fire of
immense size, the flames being
fed by wood gathered by enthu-
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This is ideal weather for
High Cut Shoes. You
need something to keep
out the mud and water
and we have them in a
dozen different styles at
We can fit the boys too.
W. W. Newman
General Blacksmithing and
Wagon Repairing.
Horse Shoeing a Specialty
All work done with neatness
and dispatch.
Cornwall's Old Stand
Normal Lodge, No. 204
Meets every Monday night at
7:30 o'clock, y
Chas. Newman, N. G.
Joseph Radek, Sec.
iastic foot-ball supporters dur
ing the week.
The most unique attraction of
the evening, however, was a
"real foot-ball game by moon
light" Of course, "rooting"
was much in evidence, the play
ers being cheered for as a team
and as individuals. During the
intermission between, "halves,"
the audience was favored by
speeches from the stars of the
team, only one being a genuine
"Stump" speech. This game un
like most foot-ball game's, did
not require a record to be kept,
it is thus pardonable if the final
score be not reported.
Immediately following the
game, there was a grand prome
nade around the campfire which
was ended by two excellent talks
by J. B. V. Butler and A. L.
Briggs. Both of these men gave
good advice and spoke very en
couragingly to our boys and to
the student body as a whole;
their points of course related to
Following the speeches, the
company decided to continue its
"merry-making" and gave the
absentees a taste of foot-ball
spirit. Accordingly songs and
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SucecHHor to C. C. Lewis
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They are always the
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delicate. Kept so by the sealed
T. A. RIGGS, Sole Agent.
yells were the "stars" for the
remainder of the evening, and
without a doubt many a good
person was wakened from his
peaceful slumbers, all of which
of course is painful to the com
pany as it reflects,
A dignified name for that which
took place is a "serenade." Mr.
Ressler, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Fargo
and Mr. Traver were the "would
be" victims. Mr. Ressler, how
ever was out of town; Mr. Robin
son of course was serenaded in
memory and Mr. Traver was
away. Thus "the speech of the
evening was made by Mr. Fargo
who made a creditable talk to the
After having voted a very
pleasant evening, profitably spent
the company disbanded feeling
repaid for all efforts.
Celebrates Ninety-third Birthday
Sunday, November eighth, was
the date of Mrs. "Patsy' Simp
son's ninety-third birthday and
in honor thereof her children,
grand children and great grand
children gathered at the home
of I. M. Simpson, with whom
she makes her home, and enjoy
ed a pleasant day and sumptuous
Those present were; U. S.
Laughary and family, Frank
Laughary and family,' O. A.
Wolverton and daughter Edith,
I. M. Simpson and family.