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I, 'INDENCC, ORiCON, rRIOAV, JANUARY 22, 19M.
MEN WIN OUT
CHAMBERLAIN CHOSEN SENATOR
ON FIRST BALLOT
Receive fifty-Three Vote Out
Ninety Ballot! Cut Tuesday
12 O'clock All Pledged Member
George K. Chamberlain u eluded
United 8ite hVnator at noon toduy
by the Oregon UglHlitture on iheflnt
1... II.. r.wetvitil L3 vote or me
nf iln..t ho received 34 In the
imimn ami 19 In thn senate.
Th Ronatct vote m: Chamborlutn.
19; Fulton 7; Cake, 3; Robert S
ah ..i-,k...,i mciubira kept their
41 1 (ri'.n-
promise. Chamberlain was expect
ed to receive at least 61. but secured
A number voted for Chamberlain
under oroteat. In both House and
Senate there wan oratory few votea
being cant without an explanation.
Thn detailed vote folio wi:
In Senate: Chamberlain, 19; Fulton
t- rnWn. 3: Robert 8. Bean, 1.
In the house: Chamberlain,34; Cake
The two unpledged inembera who vot
eJ for Chamberlain were Senator Kay
and Ripresentatlve Muncy. There
were mild demonstration In the acn
ate and more vociferous onea In the
House. In the lower ousel I It be
came necessary for Speaker McArthu
to call for order.
After Coffey, Colo and JohiiHon had
voted under protest, tho first two
for Cake and the last for Chamber
lain, Kay. when his name was called
iWlared he needed no apology. He
asserted that the men responsible for
h. .!. Inn of Chamberlain were
those who bolted the Republican tick-
. i T.ma and made It possible lor
IPW iu w " " - .
Domocrat to be elected, the popular
choice for United Statea Senator.
"Let those men take their medicine
cried Kay. "It may be bitter, out It
la their fault."
in . D-nnnml way. pointed out
that the men who are nowmaklng the
tnai me men -
hardest Ilgut u ubicbw
the people were those who knifed
Cake ln June and auppoirea
abstract of votes of Clatsop county
. ..i.nii.... vo rpiid me u
,hiPh disclosed that unamuBnu.u
received more votes than Fulton and
almost as many as Tatt.
Senator Selling, when his name
was called, covered the same grounds
only touching the situation ln Mult
nomah. He declared he had no ap
ology to offer for voting for a dem
ocrat and that if there was any blame
It rested with the 20,000 republicans
who supported Chamberlain, or forty
per cent of tho party strength. Per
Bonally he was as good a republican
as any man and was one of the few
who contributed v-hen the republican
national campaign fund was short.
CREATES COMMONWEALTH DAY
University of Oregon Will Observe
Hereafter on February 14th, the an
niversary of the admission of Oregon
into the Union, the annual conference
will be held at the University of Or
egon to discuss ways of enhancing
the service of this institution to the
people of the State. The appropri
ate role of a State University In the
life of a progressive commonwealth
i.i,r ovnandtne. The need of
is rainuij - ,
... n lint
rX fftoX P it rational
vers'.ty In toning up il
life la particularly urgent.
tntinn f nnr
.1,0 Tntie-nlficent nrospecta it has
in all lines make suggestion from sci
entific sources especially desirable.
It will also greatly stimulate the ac
tivities of the University and give it
larger purpose to get into helpful
touch with the practical needs and
constructive up-building of the State
Aims strongly and distinctly directed
to the promotion of the common good
will have most salutary ethical in
fluence upon the student body.
The subjects for discussion at the
first of these annual conferences will
be-d) Oregon's Heritage-Conservation
of it for the People as a whole,
and (2) the co-ordination of the ac
tivities of all the educational agencies
all tys.rt of Oreon will partlclpai
Tho complete proKraiu lll bo
liouiued III a few days-
stem to Build Fine HoWI.
On the condition that a flrstcluss
rivHuiiirv hrtrk hott-l will not cost
over r.",M. Halem II1 have ono u
the finest host.lrlea on tho Padfli
coast In the in-ur future, according to
reliable Information given out today
sava the Capital Journal.
Mrs, T. I'. Hubbard, of this city. U
now neeutlatlng with IegK I'UKh
architect, to determine tho cost of
erecting a new hotel, but the plain
have not as yet been finished, how
ever, as soon ns they are completed
and the cost estimated, a deflulu
move will be liiadu toward the erec
iln f ihn ernmmed structure. The
corner of IllKh and State atreela up
on land now occupied by the 8enate
saloon Is tho proposed location of the
building, which Is considered the best
and the most suitable location for
hotel In tho city.
WAS PIONEER OF 1847.
Died In Possession of Original Dona
tlon Land Claim.
"t'ncla Monroe" Miller, an old and
honored cltiien of Dallas, died at hla
home In that city 8unday night, from
an attack of alomach trouble and in
Jurtea received In a fall during the re
cent cold spell. Mr. Miller was
Dloneer of 1847. and at tho time of
bis death still owned the 640-aere do
nation clalui which he aecured from
the government on hla arrival in the
northwest. He was born in Cole
county. Missouri. November 9, 1827,
and was first married to MIbb Mar
garet Crowley, who lived only seven
months after becoming a bride. Sev-
ral years later he married MIbb L.U-
clnda Logan.who died In 1887. Three
children were born to Mr. and Mrs.
Miller, of whom only one Is living,
Nellie E., wife of U. S. Grant of this
city. Mr. Miller was a member of tne
will hee-ln the Dttb-
mo iaure.i.- . - .
ncauon mis ween ui mo
of Btudy ln m0dern agriculture. These
articles are wnu.cn uj j. . v..o
ory, of the agricultural division of
the Iowa State College, covering the
lUB iuw duiio vi..D". -
cour8e 0f 8tudy followed by that In-
stltutlon. The success of scientific
farming, with its greatly Increased
yields, as was largely shown through
the efforts of those ln charge of the
demonstration train which toured the
valley last fall, has aroused strong
Interest among farmers throughout
the country. The knowledge obtain
ed from the publication of this series
of eighteen installments is worth
many dollars to the farmers. Be
sides the practical value of these ar
ticles they are very interesting, re
vealing the magic of chemistry as
seen in growing things.
OREGON PIONEER PASSES AWAY
Was Prominent In the Affairs of Or
egon for Years.
Ira F. M. Butler ,a pioneer of Polk
enimtv and one of the most distin
guished citizens, died Saturday morn
ing, at the age of ninety-seven years.
h -oma horn In Glasgow, Kentucky,
in 1812 and crossed the plains in
1853. His first settlement in Oregon
was in Polk county where he had re
sided ever since.
Mr. Butler was a veteran of the
Black Hawk war of 1832. On coni-
tnr to Oregon he at once became
prominent in the politics of the state
mllT Ill(ice for four years,
He was county judge for rour yems,
.... 1 ltA4..HA 11
mn wns in tuc duu o
.1 i i thn nfntO llliriumi ill n bill
Survivors of Mr. Butler ara two
daughters, Misses Masgie and Alice
Butler of Monmouth and A. B. But
ler of California.
The funeral was held at 2 o'clock
from the Christian church In Mon
mouth interment being made In Odd
Representative in this vicinity,
male or female. Those willing to
hustle can earn from $100 to $125
monthly. Experience not necessary.
Address Northwestern Specialty Co.
501, 602. 504 Board of Trade, Port
In the Mate. Prominent men fro
Hop Art Contracting at Good Flgu
With Spot Hops Brisk.
Many Thousand Bales of Oregon Hops
Are Reported to Be Contracted
Figure Ranging From 9 Cent
11 Cent on Future Delivery.
With the present Inquiry for pot
hops lu tho Oregon market there li
also a coiiNlderablti amount of bunt
ness belnit done In future good. Con
trading ha been under way In some
degree for a month pant aiid in th
last few days has been rather arti.
It Is tiupoHHlble ot get an accurst
lino on the quantity of hops lgne
up.but It U safe to sny that fully 6000
bale of the 1909 crop ha been con
traded for to date. The prevallliu
quotation on one year contract U I
cents, while 10 cent I the price for
three-year term. Five year contract
are written at 10 cent for the first
three year; 10 1-2 cent for the
fourth and 11 cent for the fifth, says
the Portland Oregonlan.
There was a good general demand
for 1908 hop yesterday and offer
were being freely made by aeveral
dealers ln different section, but so
far as learned only a few mall deals
Commenting on the activity ln the
New York market, the Waterville
Time of Jan. 8, says:
"Hod buying goes merrily on, on
this market, and the unusual specta
cle of dealers scouring 'the country
side for hop at this season when
themarket is usualjy at its dullest
Is worthy of comment. In our Tues
day edition we reported the sales of
the J. J. Bennett crop of about 120
bales at 13 cents or better, and since
then the following sale have taken
Place here at from 10 to 10 1-2 cents:
Mr. Hardin, 28 bales; HompklnaKing
36: Locke & Rashford. 11: Edward
Locke. 20: Mrs. E. Abbey 65;
Charles Durfee, 20; R&lsley farm, 19;
Joseph Heldel, 6; Hathaway, 75.
These hops all grade about medium
In quality. Thus in two days' time
over 300 bales have changed hands
ln this immediate vicinity, materially
reducing the stock, held ln first hands
In this state, which we have previous
ly given as considerably less than 10,
000 bales. There have been more
hons sold within the past three
weeks, than are now left in growers
hands in Oneida and Madison coun
POLK COUNTY SCHOOL REPORT
Report of the schools of P1K
county for the school month ending
uecember 24, 1909:
Number of schools in session, six
ty.two No. of pupils remaining last
month: boys 1314, girls 1165, total
No. of new pupils registered dur
ing the month: boys 31, girls 8, to:
XTn . ..ilia lnvincr nnfl Rphonl Ana
entering another: boys 7, girls 11. to-
No. pupils dropped and afterwards
readmitted: boys 56, girls 51, total
m' , k MWifltaii H.irW thp
iuia.1 uuuiut-i icfjion-u v-.o i
year: boys 1408, girls 1235, total
No. of pupils dropped during the
:boys 124, girls 111, total
Number of pupils remaining De
boys 1284, girls 1124,
. ..... I niAO
xt ,,' n, T-mriatrpri stnee
first of the year and not registered
j ,r nihne anhnni! bovs. 144. cirls.
in an j - j
1242, total, 2646.
Number of pupils that Uave l j -n
registered in some other school: boys
29, girls 29, total 58.
Number of pupils over 4 and un
der 6 years of age: boys 12, girls
11, total 23.
Number of pupils over 6 and un
der 9 years of age: boys 3S4, girls
327, total 715..
Nireber of pupils over 9 and un
der 12 years of age: boys 374, girls
31, total 715.
Number of pupils over 12 and . n
der 14 years of age: boys 269, girls
2S6, total 525.
Number of pupils over 14 and un
der 20 years of age: boys 367, girls
Number of da tautflit durln the
iu nth, 17 6.
Whole number of day attendance
.ole number of day abeiit.2t JJ.
Whole number of time late, fCO.
.S'uiiilur of pupils neither abs .it
or U . 1 2i a.
Akra:u i. .iii.l. i r of pupil M .-i.fi-liu.
Average daily ati ndunce, 2132.
Per cent of aitendeneo, 64.8.
of Urll by parent .'II
Number of vImUh by members of
it I s. hool boar.d 62.
Tho following ebools are pi " ed
on tho roll of honor fur ait;:;a n f.
having inuile a per cent of ! or
more: Hrldgeport. Lewlsvllle, Uulla
ton. Ball Creek, Parkers, Monmouth,
ScroKKln Cooxeiieek Rlckreall,
Cochran, Oak Point, Klklns, Inde
pendence, liuell, Spring Valley, Pop-
Harmony ,1'pper Salt Creek,
noil ner cent) North Dallas, Etna.
Runnyslope, Guthrie, Liberty, Falls
City, Cherry Grove, Mountain View,
Hock Creek. Highland, Mistletoe.
The following achools were placed
on the roll of honor for having had
do tardle during the month: Smith
field, Bridgeport, Valley Vlew.Goose
neck. Rlckreall, Upper Salt- Creek.
Enterprise, Etna, Concord, Liberty,
Rockcreek, Highland, Mistletoe.
The attendance for tho month of
December wa not aa good as for the
mnntha nrecedinK and I wish that
all teachers, parent and school off!
cer and children would try and
bring the attendance back to the 95
per cent that we are trying to main
This roport should have been pub
lished the last week in December but
several teacher were very slow
sending in their report and some
through the pleasures of the holidays
forgot that there were reports to be
mailed and so my report has been
H. C. SEYMOUR.
Krhool Buoerlntendent of Polk
Archie VanCleve, youngest son of
Cal VanCleve, who Is known to eve
ry old resident In this part of Oregon
has returned from a two years resi
dence In the Philippine Islands, leav
ing there Dec. 15, In the Transport
Sheridan, and was in Albany today
going over to Corvallis on the after
He says that business of all kinds
is flourishing in the islands all be
ing in a prosperous condition. The
tobacco produced there is the finest
in the world, and coffee grown there
Is unsurpassed. The sugar output
is enormous and all it needs is a
The principal place of daily gath
erings in Manila is the Luneta where
the constabulary band gives almost
daily concerts. This band one of
the finest in the world is scheduled
to leave Manila on the Transport
Thomas, to arrive In San Francisco
Feb. 15th, and go on to Washington
to participate in the inauguration of
President Taft, whose election gave
immense satisfaction to the people of
The greatest event on the islands
will be the Manila Carnival which will
hn held from Feb. 2-9. At it will be
gathered products from every part of
and a great diversity of products
Tho military and civil branches of
the government join with the busi
ness men in making the occasion
notable. Athletic games, and amuse
ments of all kinds win neip 10 iuuk
the occasion a notable one. The first
- ,,. , ,ct. V-Oor
carnival nem iu
success, and it is planned
was a m
make this one much more so.-Al-
Archie VanCleve is a brother-m
law of our popular townsman, Floyd
Williams a member of the firm of
the Williams Drug Company of Inde
pendence. He is a well-known young
man of Polk county having been born
There is no case on record of a
cough, cold or la grippe developing in
to pneumonia after Foley's Honey and
Tar has been taken, as it cures the
most obstinate deep seated coughs
and colds. WTiy take anything else.
P. M. Kirkland.
Patronize our advertisers.
OUR GENERAL DIS
l closed, but we have selected brok
en Hue and odd lot of goods from
all department and put them on our
IJA1UJAIN TAPLL'4 AT FROM 20
TO 50 PEIl C-NT DISCOUNT.
We are still e'l (j everything In
MEN'S AND BOYS'
20 0 discount
until our new Spring Clothing ar
rive. Everything in Men'. Women'
and Children' Underwear still goes
at 20 per cent discount. You will
find bargain In every department
that It will pay you to investigate
We are closing out several dozen
pair of Men' Heavy Chrome Tan
ned, High-Topped Shoe at 20 per
cent discount. These are Miller'
Isfactory on the market.
Bar li hi -Stare
SALEM, OREGON .
We offer One Hundred Dollars Re
ward for any case of Catarrh that
cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
F. J. CHENEY & CO. Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known
iF. J. Cheney for the last 1& years,
and believe him perfectly honorable
in all business transactions and fin
ancially able to carry out any obliga
tions made by his firm.
Walding, Kinnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nally, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Testimonials sent free. Price 75 cts.
per bottle. Sold by all druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
PROGRAM FOR OREGON DAY
Should Celebrate the Fiftieth Anni
versary of Statehood.
A suggested program for public
schools and literary societies for Ore
gon Day, February 14, the 50th an
niversary of the admission of Ore
gon into the Union. The act admit
ting Oregon was passed February 12th
and signed by the president Febru
ary 14th, 1859. Inasmuch as the 14th
falls on Sunday this year, it is sug
gested that the exercises be held on
Friday, Feb. 12th, and that the cen
tenary of Lincoln's birth be commem
orated in the same exercises.
This program is suggested by the
University of Oregon and was pre-
pared by the departments of history
ORDER OF EXERCISES.
Song "Oregon" (Oregon Teachers
Monthly, September, 1908).
Reading-Jefferson's instructions to
Lewis (for the exploration of the
Columbia River. Coues' The His
tory of the Lewis and Clark Expe
dition, I p. XLVI, from middle of
page to end of second line on p.
Declamation Baylies' Speech in Con
gress (justifying the expectation
that Oregon would be settled by
Americans. Annals of 17th Con
gress, 2d Session, 1822-23. Selec
tions pp. 681 and 682.).
Reading Applegate's "A Day with
the Cow Column," (Schafer's Hist-
ory of the Pacific Northwest, pp.
186 to 192.)
Recitation "Campfires of the Pion
eers," Simpson (5th and 6th stan
zas); "Pilgrims of the Plain," Jo
quin Miller (3d stanza). Both in
Quarterly Oregon Historical Soci
ety, December, 1900).
Reading Act for the admission of
Oregon (from Report Secretary ot.
State of Oregon, 1897-98, pp. 151-2).
Oration Abraham Lincoln (by a
member of the school or some pro
Note: Complete copies of the read
ings and recitations cited above
may be secured free of charge by
writing the Registrar, University of
Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
Mrs. Hawley is Honored.
Mrs. Hawley, wife of Representa
tive Hawley, has been honored by the
women of the Congressional Club by
appointment as chairman of the com
mittee on nomination of officers.
The congressional club is composed
of the wives of senators and repre
sentatives in Congress, and is purely
a social organization. Mrs. Hawley
is one of the earnest workers for
the promotion of the success of the
club.and it is due to this fact and her
personal popularity that she waa made
chairman of one of the standing com
mittees. Monmouth Odd Fellows Install.
W. H. Parish, D. D. G. M., install
ed the officers of Normal Lodge. No.
204, I. O. O. F., Monday night, the
Installation being preceded by a ban
quet and an address on "Oddfellow
ship" by the Rev. Mr. Hamburg of
McMinnville. The officers installed
were: N. G., P. F. Chase;, V. G.,
J. Redek; secretary, J. Graham; fin
ancial secretary, P. H. Johnson;
treasurer, V. Dell Butler; R. S. N. G.,
O. A. Wolverton; L. S. N. G., Ed
Rodgers; R. S. V. G., J. Winegar;
L. S. V. G., Allen Clark; conductor,
T. J. Pettit; warden, Allen Johnson;
chaplain, K. H. Sickafous; R. S. S.,
Jess Zook, L. S. S., Fred Muler; I.
G., S. Gwinn; O. G., S. Campbell.
New eewiag machines, fully war
ranted, from $1I.7S to $25.00, also
supplies for your gasoline lamps may
be had from H. H. Jasperson. tf.