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About The Monmouth herald. (Monmouth, Or.) 1908-1969 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 20, 1908)
Are a necessity now as much so as a
drag harrow was In the early days of farm
ing in this valley.
We handle the DEERE the best on the
Are the kind you want on a small
place and you want The Best. We
have them, THE DEERE.
We have Gang and Sulkey plows
for large farms. Get our Prices.
J. E. WINEGAR & CO.
. 0. M. Lehman called on Newt
Grooms at Bridgeport Thursday.
Jesse Johnson is helping Win
field Egleston with his fall work
Miss Duignan spent Saturday
and Sunday with her folks at
William Herren and son George
made a business visit to Black
William Fishback and two sis
ters, Ina and Letta, visited
friends at Bridgeport Sunday.
Geo. Bingham, wife and two
small sons, of Monmouth, spent
Sunday with Oscar Lehman and
Mrs. Eliza Clark drove to the
capital city Monday for a short
visit with her daughter, Mrs.
Retta Hamar of that place.
James Goodman and sister,
Mrs. Clark and children took in
the moving picture show in the
brick at Monmonth Saturday.
Mr. Sherman, of Monmouth, and
Mi Spencer, of Salem, transact
ed business in these parts the
latter part of the past week.
W. S. Spencer, of Salem, DisL
Mgr., for The Bankers Life As
sociation of DesMoines, Iowa,
was here Thursday in the inter
est of the association.
at all times to answer questions in
regard to its cultivation.
A few miles from Corvallis,
Mr. W. H. Hamlin cut this year
200 tons of alfalfa hay. It yield
ded about 2 and one-half tons to
the acre in two cuttings. Before
seeding to alfalfa the land had
been "cropped out." In four
teen years fourteen grain crops
had. been taken from the land,
and Mr. Hamlin explains that
on richer land the yield is the
much heavier. He further ex
plains that the oldest stand yields
the best, showing that it
takes several years on certain
classes of soil for the alfalfa to
make a good growth.
It looks as though an alfalfa
campaign would be worth mil
lions to this state.
Big Thanksgiving Bargain.
On Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday of Thanksgiving week,
that is to say on November 25,
26 and 27 we will give a 25 per
cent reduction on all new sub
scriptions received on these days,
either personally or by mail.
As this number will be mailed
to a number of persons who are
not subscribers it will be an in
vitation to subscribe. A good
time to get a firstclass home paper
for 75c. Can you do better? Bal
lots in the voting contest will be
given the same as if the full price
were paid. Also during these
three days we will furnish the
Herald and the Pacific Monthly
for $1.55, only five cents more
than you would have to pay for
the Monthly alone. Tell your
neighbors and help us get fifty
new subscribers during these
In pursuance of a time honored
custom the president of the
United States has set apart
Ihursday, the Zbth day of Novenv
ber, A. D., 1908, as a day of
Therefore, I. George E. Chan
berlain, as governor of the state
of Oregon, do proclaim said day
as a holiday and recommend a
general observance as one of
The people of this common
wealth have much to be thankful
for. We are prosperous and
happy, and the ' ills which have
in the past afflicted some of our
sister states have passed us by.
A beneficient Providence has
given ub a fertile soil and a de
lightful and healthful climate.
Our very mountains, besides fur
nishing a landscape unrivaled for
scenic beauty and grandeur, are
clad perennially with an abun
dance of splendid forest and bear
ii .i V- i
wunin ineir outturns a weaiui ui
mine and mineral. The semi-arid
regions are being made to blos
som as the rose and are furnish
ing homes to thousands of sturdy
men and women.
All these are the things that
make for a better and higher
civilization and promise ever
brighter hopes for a greater Ore
gon. Let us therefore suitably ob
serve the day set apart and re
pair to our usual places of wor
ship there to render thanks to
the All-wise Ruler of the universe
for the manifold blessings we
In testimony whereof I have
hereunto Bet my hand and caused
the great seal of the state of
Oregon to be hereunto affixed,
this the sixteenth day of Novem
Geo. E. Chamberlain,
Phy Ward reports gathering
strawberries the first of the week
from vines that had received no
particular care. This seems pretty
good for the middle of November.
R. T. Boothby, of Summit,
Benton county, was a pleasant
caller at this office yesterday. He
was enroute to Portland and
stopped off to visit with his
brother George. He reports fine
weather in that section of the
F. B. Gwin was in from the
Sloan farm Wednesday morning
and reports things moving along
nicely, but he is having enough
to do to keep him from being
lonesome. With twelve cows to
milk night and morning, a lot of
stock cattle to feed, hogs to care
for and horses to look after, be
sides stable cleaning and all the
other minute details of farm life,
he finds that there are other
things to keep a man busy out
side the well digging business.
He reports Mr. Sloan enjoying
cold snowy weather at his old
home in Kansas. Quite a dif
ference from our nice warm
The Ladies' Club met at Mrs.
Lindsay's November 18 and were
entertained by Mrs. Lindsay,
Mrs. Cattron, Mrs. Bogert and
Mrs. Best There was an un
usually large attendance, most
of the members and three visit
ors being present Several were
present who had not been able
to be out for some time. There
was a warm welcome for Mrs.
Overall, and Miss Lewis again
filled her place among the mem
bers. The ladies were very
Eleasantly entertained in Mrs.
.indsay's pretty new home. The
contest was won by Mrs. Dalton;
and Mrs. Hosner received the
consolation prize. Delicious re
freshments were served, sugges
tive of Thanksgiving. The Club
adjourned to meet with Mrs.
Bowden on December second.
One of the nicest residences in
Monmouth, 12 rooms, hot and
cold water, bath and pantry.
Furnace heat Four lots, some
fruit trees and shrubbery to
gether with almost entire furnish
ings for $2500. Terms can be
given on a part of this. Enquire
of the Polk County Realty Co.,
at the Herald office.
w. o. w.
Monmouth Camp No. 49
Meets every Wednesday night.
Visiting Neighbors cordially
P. H. Johnson, C. C.
O. A. Wolverton, Clerk
Lamps and fixtures, electric
irons, chafing dishes, broilers,
heaters and electric motors of
all kinds. Wireing scientifically
done in all its branches. Elec
tric lights installed. Estimates
furnished on short notice.
Phone Main 98.
V. D. Butler.
Fresh Bread, Pies. Cake, etc.
Constantly on hand. Boston
baked beans, hot soup and other
Our motto "Home Made"
Mrs. Brewster, proprietor.
A. B. WESTFALL
Painter and Paper Hanger
At the Monmouth Nurseries.
Choice and Extra Choice, high
grade English Wallnuts from
one to four years old. Place
your orders early and secure the
Choicest of Stock.
W. H. Parrish.
In this column will be given the
standsng of the different candi
dates each week:
Miss Anna Troedsen, 100
Miss Mary Murphy 300
Zook, the paper hanger will do