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About The Monmouth herald. (Monmouth, Or.) 1908-1969 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 18, 1908)
The walnut industry will de
velop rapidly from now on.
A mountain lion visited a hen-1
nery near the Dalles, and besides
killing all the chickens badly
frightened the family.
While ducks have been much
more numerous this season than
for several years past, the birds
are not as fat as usual, says the
The clerk of Marion county has
received 20 applications for per
mission to levy special taxes in
that many road districts for per
Conrad Krebs thinks he has a
plan which will revolutionize hop
cultivation. The innovation is a
ten disc hop plow to be .drawn
by four horses, and complete a
whole row at a time, averaging
14 to 16 acres a day. He was al
ready disposed of a carload, num
Fruit tree planting in Wasco
county is decidedly on the in
crease, many thousands of trees
having been set out in the last
few weeks. A man of experi
ence in fruit culture advises the
planting of trees now, as he says
this is the best time of year for
It is foolish to chase around
hunting gold mines when eggs
are selling at Arlington for. 45
cents per dozen and chickens 15
cents a pound, says the Record.
A good sized turkey is worth
about as much as a cow was after
the panic of 1893. Go into the
poultry business and get rich
Hubbard correspondence of
Woodburn Independent: The hop
market is now 2 cents below the
cost of production and still going
lower. Is it not. time to turn
under the hopyard and do some
thing else; say, raise chickens or
get a few milch cows? Eggs are
worth 40 cents a dozen, butter
fat 35 cents a pound and poultry
from 10 to 12 cents a pound. Is
it not better to make a little pro
fit all the time than to raise hops
and only make a little profit one
fourth of the time and the other
three quarters of the time go be
hind? An old settler writes to the
Estacada Progress: The land on
which the city of Estacada is
built was a wilderness less than
60 years ago. It was taken up as
a donation claim by Franklin
Pierce and his wife, Matilda.
The struggle was long and hard
to tame the wild land. The wife
often walked to Portland in com
pany with Mrs. Sybell Palm'ateer
carrying their infants in their
arms to engage in washing or
house work to support the family,
while their husbands worked on
the claims to turn them into
A Big Real Estate Deal.
Wm. Addison, of Monmouth,
and E. V. Carter, of Ashland,
have purchased the farms of Jas
per Rhodes and the Kurre estate,
consisting of approximately 700
acres, for a consideration of $35
000. This is one of the biggest
sales made in this county for a
long time, and is, we believe, the
forerunner of many sales. These
gentlemen will sell this land in
tracts to suit as soon as they
make the proper arrangements.
The greatest drawback to this
part of the state has been that
the land is held in large bodies
and but few of the owners will
sell a part without selling all their
holdings. Just as soon as these
tracts are bought up by progress
ive men they will be cut up into
small heldings and this county
will receive such an influx of im
migration that in five years it
will be an altogether different
country and it will be one of the
thriftiest in the state.
, Taxes will be lowered and bet
ter roads will be built; good fences
and dwellings will take the place
of the makeshifts that are seen
in many places. There are any
number of men in the Willamette
valley that are land poor, but
they still persist in holding what
they cannot improve themselves
and don't want any body else to
improve, saying to those who
would buy, "Don't invest your
money in land here, for it will
produce nothing but taxes."
These people ought to get off the
earth ad let someone have their
share of the atmosphere that can
REPORT OF THE CONDITION
Polk County Bank
At Monmouth, in the State of Oregon,
at the close of business, No
vember 27, 1908.
Loans and discounts $77,089.70
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured 3,350.72
Bonds, securities, etc 33.332.77
Bankins house, furniture, and fixtures. 11,000.00
Other real estate owned 1,414.97
Due from approved reserve banks 21.429.93
Checks and other cash items 1,340.66
Cash on hand
Capital stock paid in 80.000.00
Surplus fund 3,000.00
Undivided profits, less expenses and
taxes paid 4,561.35
Due to banks and bankers 287.27
Dividends unpaid 10.00
Individual deposits subject to check 121,924.94
Demand certificates of deposit 260.75
Time certificates of deposit 13.544.64
State of Oregon,
County of Polk,
I, Ira C. Powell, Cashier of the above named
bank, ao solemnly swear that the above statement
is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
IRA C POWELL, Cashier,
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12th day
of December, 1908.
I. M. Simpson
J. b. .Stump Directors
J. H. Hawley
L. C. Hoover, Pastor
Morning service at 11:00 o'clock
Evening service at 7:00 o'clock
Sunday School at 10:00 a. m.
Y. P. A. Meeting at 6.30 p. m.
Prayer Meeting Wednesday evening.
W. A. Wood, Pastor.
Morning Service at 11. a. m.
Evening Service at 7:00 p. m.
Sunday School 9:45 a. m.
Y. P. S. C. E. 6:30 p. m.
Prayer Meeting Wednesday 7:30 p. m.
Sunday School 10 a. m.
Preaching 2:30 p. m.
An Englishman temporarily liv
ing in Boston took his Fmall son to
the top of Bunker Hill and pre
pared to give him the British ver
sion of the historic fight at that
point. His story, however, remain
ed untold, the following question
and answer alone being exchanged
between the loyal subject of the
British crown and his youthful off
spring, who had been a resident of
this country less than six months:
"Now, my son, do you know
what event took place a hundred
years ago where we are now stand
ing?" asked the fond parent.
'Yon bet I do!" was the prompt
reply. "This is where we licked the
stuffin' out of the Endish "Bos
Secret of "Nervous Balance."
The secret of mental health and
nervous balance is to be iound in
obedience to a few rules. Here they
are: 1. Cultivate sound, health cre
ating emotions love, joy, peace.
faith and hope. 2. Allow yourself
sufficient time in which to do your
work. 3. Hold in reserve a surplus
store ol nervous energy by keeping
.... . ! !
witnin tne limits oi your organiza
tion, savs Rev. Samuel McComb in
Harper's Bazar. 4. Do one thing at
a time. 5. Prepare yourself in good
season for sleep. 6. irust in the in
finite goodness of God, who loves
every creature he has made.
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The Big 1 0 Day Sale at
Lindsay & Co.
Look for the Big Tickets and gather in some of the
Every Article in our house a
Cufc Price Bargain
Nickels do the work of Dimes
If Spent Here
LINDSAY & CO.
Wm. Evans, Prop.
Books, Periodicals, Ice Cream,
Soda and Soft
J. W. HOWELL
Contractor and Builder
Carpenter shop and General
Moulding and Finishing
Cor. Knox and Jackson Sts.
We want to make our good
reputation better still by giving
universal satisfaction to our pa
trons. If dissatisfied, tell us
Bring in your Suits and have
them Cleaned and Pressed, at
Monmouth Electric Laundry
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.
This price is far below real
value and will only stand for a
TWO DOLLARS' WORTH
of up-to-date Kitchen FurnlahlnRf wftl givo
you much more real comfort and satisfaction
(baa twenty dollar spent in jour parlor.
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Get your Roasters
R. M. Wade & Co.
W. E. Craven, Mgr.
Polk County Bank
Surplus and Undivided Profits
Transacts a General Banking Business
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
J. H. Hawley, President J. B. V. Butler, Vice President,
Ira C. Powell, Cashier
F. S. Powell,
J. B. Stump,
J. B. V. Butler,
I. M. Simpson.
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