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INDEPENDENCE. OREGON, FRIDAY," AIUI ST . 19U
TOVN TALK BY
THE TOWN CAT
daiu that would have mado Itlll
Kill Cody a wild wi'nt ahow nhii.i
of Itself. Even this falld to awaken
lb nwly wedded pair. At a laal re-
on (iniw)iie got nay lorn no
derrick snd luwdi'd In ralalng the
brldo nd groom from th arm of
Morpheus. A they made their ap
pearance at the door Hi crowd went
OLD TOM COMES TO LIFE AGAIN j Wjj wjtn delight In tbo fond antlcl
THIS WEEK 'nation of a td that would have
tl kled the palate of king and queen
of the swamp angel reservation. Tho
Tha Cat It Cama Back; It Could-j bride and groom rome forth In all in
n't Hay Away. That Pasky Tm!g0ry of a p.ok at a country fair,
CITY COUNCIL HOLDS REGULAR
Cam Back tha Vary Next
Tranaacta Routlna Business, Pay
Monthly BIHa and Tafcaa Step to
Parftct Arrangement for tha Spec
lal El action Sapta.nbar 4, 1909.
Last evening Just aa we wen1
turnlna off the electric Itulita to cur-
Uil expenses wa heard the mcl woe-Ural home with memories of the pa
and the groom, on behalf of hluwelf
and tha tluahlng bride, presented thej
leader of tho bunch wlrti five aa k
-Stung again" aomeone remarked,'
aa tho crowd dispersed to their aev. , sloo last Wednesday night wilh all
Tho city council me In regular
begone walla that ever rent the air.
At first wo thought It was Drotiier
Knot trying to wake up Frank Whit
fwkcr to aiurt on their auuimr'a va
cation, but when wo come to thiuk
about It they had b"cn gone a
Yet those distressing walla that wero
nt frth that Monday morning be
tween tho houra of 1 and 4 a. in. are
member present w'.tb the eiecption
of Mayor Jonea, Recorder Robinson
and Councilman Mix.
President of tae council, Hoffman,
occupied the mayor' chair and roun-
nut toot fresh In their wind.
"What do you think? The frequon
tora of levers Uu have vamoosed,
gono, evaporated, aa It wore."
'Lovers lano, where la that," we i clluian Ilanna performed the duties
week ! akedT I ' recorder.
"Haven't heard of levers Lane ye"-' j The minute of tha lust meeting
Well, that would singe your whiskers. wrfi nd ad approved,
wouldn't It. The road leading to tha Councilman Hubbard, chairman ou
boat landing, between Damon's hop thB committee on fire and water,
which ha In hand the repair on
tho city ball, atated that there la a
wag In the roof of the building and
that it will be Impossible to put a
till 'freah In the) memory of the cltl
sens of tho vicinity of the Whlteakcr yard and the river.
readlonee for block around. "Well, where have they gone to?
, -They have transferred their bit
,"Mew. wow wow." floated out upol ; JD thtnle mo,tght
V" ?ZJ?J "lnl to the Mg Uland where the
juiu wna jimi rcih uuuin wuui vu , - ., tales"
electric ig "
of hi midnight revels. Bo, going to
tha door we found him on the back
porch In the mom deplorable condi
tion you ever aaw a torn cat In.
"Yea, dad," tie replied. In an en
deavor to dodge the Issue. "You
know for a long time I have been en
deavoring to live a large, full life,
like the woman with a mission, and
1 have Just about concluded that to
live that kind of a Hfo will eventually
land me in the alcoholic ward."
"What do I care what kind of a
life you are trying to live? What I
want to know In where have you
"Now, dud; don't get off on th
wrong toe. waLvr my hint year's
luilt. of underwear that you have com
mitted worne tilings than going over
in MUsiou Doilom t0 cull on your
cousin and forgetting to come home."
"Say, by-tlnvway; don't you know
that some of the women of this town
''Touchy? In what way," wo asked.
"You nee, dud, about the warm
weatfmr. The othor day I stopped
into the poHtofflce to Bee If I hud got
A billet doux from my couhIii, Mamer
who In at tho count on tier summer
vacation. It hud boon one of those
warm days tliut malu-a one think
liadoH, and a lur.e fleshy wonia,,
stood tliore waiting for tho maila to
be distributed vigorously fanning a
heated face down which the prespira-
tlon was pouring. Mooting my cous
hoated face down which the pru'splra
"Well, she is warming up."
"That's all right, old man," said
the woman, mistaking my remark,
"but if you had on a last winter's
petticoat and a woolen bustle and
bad chased all over town like I have,
trying to head off my old man from
going to that dance. In the country,
you'd be warmed up too, so there."
"Of all the times I ever had, that
pea nut. toot the other night took .the
"That pea nut toot? Ddln't you
bear about. It? Well, you see, Gentle
Annie Blanchard married Alread y.
I tell you this was "nuts" for the
bunch. You can .talk about your
crawfish feeds' and midnight chicken
mulligans , but they sank Into mere
Insignificance when compared with
the anticipated feast, Capt. Long, of
the auto squad got next to my friend
of tbe star and by filling him up
with hot air, got him to suspend
the curfew rules on this occasion.
Having fixed the guardian of the law
the word was passed along the line,
and Jdst about the time yesterday
waa saying "good morning" to to
flay, tere was something doing. The
first selection was one taken from
one of the latest cat operas in wblch
the leader played a solo on an E
flat axtto horn, accompanied by big
drums, little drums, tin cans, with, a
few cow, bells, etc. and the strains
that floated forth on the mldngiht
breeze would make the leader of a
Chinese orchestra green with envy.
In fact they were so distressing that
they scared the bride's sister into
pnasms. but It failed to awaken the
musical sensibilities of the newly
"The next selection was even more
hi,lnn than the first. At last be
coming desperate the howling mob
i .... want tn net ma ana
KO down to the Star Theater tonight
and see the new ahow. It U Just
too funny for anything. It will make
you laugh o hard that you will burst
your button off of your uspender.
Thl Is what they have on tonight:
A atlcky lamp post and the legend
of a spinner. And any, you want to
see the Romance of an Egg that W
going to be on tonight. And then
you'll melt away when you hear
that song. When the Flowers Bloom
In tho Spring Time. Molly Dear.. Sun
day night there will be something
new on the canvass.
"What do you think, dad, in my
rounds this week I ran across an old
running male, and old tabby cat. and
she Is rhock Mil of good U1". She
!.,. tnvitrd me to come oui u
new tin roof on until the awag Is tak
en out. Councilman Bohannon, who
bad made an examination of the build
ing, stated that the outstdes of the
roof were about four Inchse higher
than the center and that before a t!n
wor Kiirvi yitig I lo
Willaifltlle Valley t'o. water
and IU.it mouth of July.... KM oo
i II I Ji'lw, aalary aa city
maral a il id
John Itramberrf, oulldliig aide
walk In front of Mra. Carrl-
gua property US 00
A cyuniunl atlon wa r.ad from
It. Gallic, relative lo the refunding
of f 8 collected from him aa a apwial 1
llt'iime, added attraction of Prof.
Homea' Dog and Monkey ahow at the
On motion of Councilman IJohannon
seconded by Coiuii-llnian Hubbard the
aamn was refunded, In air much aa Mi
(JalucN pa) an annual Itcenae for bin
theater of 14 per month.
Ou motion of Councilman Ilohaiinon
the council adjourned to meet Mon
day evening, August 8th In an ad
Jourm d aesHlon.
Accidentally Shot Himielf
George Conkey and wife went to
Dallas Wednesday to attend the fu
neral of their nephew, Frank Kill,
who was killed by the accidental dis
charge of hi own revolver last Sun
day morning In the Josaphine cave,
wlilch is located in the mountain In
the vicinity of Grant Pas.
Deceased was a son of Mra. Ar
thur Moore of Independence and wa
born and raised In Dallas and had
won the respect and friendship of all
the people by hia upright and manly
ways. For the last few years he
had been a resident of Grants Pass,
wnere he bad charge of a drug st on
belonging to his father, M. D. Ellis
roof could be put on it would be of Dallas
necessary to raise the roof In the cen
ter, and he suggested that the com
mittee wtio has the work In charge
proceed at once to have necessary
repairs made to the roof before the
new tin roof is put on. He made
motion to that effect which was
Councilman Bohannon stated that
Recorder R''blnson bad Informed him
of his Intention to 1'ave the city and
that It would be necessary for tb'
council to elect another recorder to
f(ll his tIae.
Councilman Hoffman said that the
The remains arrived In Dallas Wed
nesday morning and the funeral was
held In the afternoon and was largely
attended by his many friends.
Contracted Hops at 20 Cents
W. V. Percival last Saturday con-1
traded 40,000 pounds of his 1S09 hops
to Julius Pincug at 20 cents per
pound. D. B. Taylor also contract-1
ed 50,000 pounds at the same price.
Both parties have about the; saute!
amount left upon which to speculate.
Walker Bros., McLaughlin and Bur
(Continued on fiftl. page.)
The Steam Launch Independence of
Skinner Bros, broke down Saturday
on .the return trip from Salem and It
was necessary to put the gasoline
launch, Louise, on the run while the
Independence was undergoing rejmi...
The Louise took a suluy streak Mon
day morning and refused to run, not
withstanding that all the gasoline en
gineer experts available were pressed
i. Drvi,.A to no avail. There were
inu o' ' "- "-
between fifteen and twenty passeng
ers ready to start. After waiting un
til about ten o'clock part of the pas-
sengers mane arrangement
old Fltchard to be taken to Salem In
his automobile. Others took the af
ternoon train for Portland and others
decided to wait over until Tuesday.
Those who went in the automobile
were doomed to disappointment by
that machine getting hung up about
three miles out of town with a burst-
tire. They telephoned ; 10 town
for a hack to bring mem ones.
they arrived here Just in time to see
the gasoline launch going out on the
trip, the engine having taken a notion
to start short after the crowd had
dispersed. They got a hack from one
ofo the livery stables and were driv
en to Salem. The Louise made the
trip to Salem and return, arriving
home about seven o'clock.
The repairs on the Independence
have been completed and she is on
the run again.
NECK IN FALL
ton refused, a 2 cent ofter tills
offloe of recorder, being an elective j week, preferring to take chances on
one the council could not legally take I the market going up instead of down.,
any steps toward electing a recorder! ,
until Mr. Robinson had tendered his
r slgnat'on and made a vacancy.
He suggested that Mr. Robinson be
communicated at Falls City and
asked to send In his resignation as
soon as possbile. - ,
Mr. Bohannon was appointed a com
mittee of one to communicate with Mr
Robinson and to report to the coun
On motion of Councilman Bohannon
and seconded by Councilman Hub
bard the city marshal was instruct
ed to post up the notices of the
Riiecial election In accordance with
Councilman Ilanna stated that Mr
Robinson, who has the contract for
the sprinkling of the streets,. had
requested him to see what the
city would do toward paying for the
same. He thought that the city
should contribute ten dollars a month
for three months.
On motion of Councilman Bohannon
and seconded by Councilman Hud-
bard the council allowed Mr. Hob
Inson ten dollars a month for tnree
months commencing June 15.
Councilman , Hanna, who has the
matter of procuring Che deeds tor
the city for sidewalk purposes, asked
tnr. fiirt h or time, as there was no
notary public before whom acknow
lodgements could be made. His re
aueat was granted.
Tho rtiv marshal informed ine
council that Recorder Robinson had
informed him that before leaving the
city) was out of warrants and re
ceipts. On motion of Councilman Bo
hannon the . iChalrn: an o? the finance
Eugene to Tillamook In a Day
A Jolly party of Eugenites on their
way to Tillamook where they went on to the special election on the referen
committee was instructed to procure
warrant book and receipt book and
what other stationery the city was
In need of.
On the suggestion of Councilman
Hoffman Councilman Bohannon, chair
man of the ordinance committee, was
aDDolnted a committee of one to see
that the law is compiled with relative
an outing, passed through town last
Saturday in a Mitchell touring car.
While here they filled up bn gaso
line and ..went on their way rejoicing.
They expected to arrive at their
journey's end in the evening having
left Eugene in the morning. ,
dum petition. t
Councilman Craven reported that
he had been advised that county
court was about to build a new steel
bridge on Monmouth streeet across
the slough between Independence and
Monmouth west of town, and that the
new structure would be more narrow
than the present old bridge.
The following bills were read and
Licensed to Wed
Marriage licenses have been issued
tn Karl B Kueel and Mary H Kimball ordered paid
S L Aired and Annie Blanchard and i Asa Robinson fee as recorder $ 11 40;
A valuable horse belonging to Mr.
Sacre of Monmouth fell last Saturday
night and broke its neck, having be
come frightened at the gasoline motoi
of the lnuependence & Monmouth R'-
while passing through the pasture
In which the horse was confined.
From those who are acquainted
with the facts it was learned that
while taking a crowd of Masons to.
their home, in Dallas, having come
over to attend a meeting of the Inde
pendence Masonic lodge,, the gasoline
car In which they were riding stam
peded a bunch of horses in a pas
ture about a quarter of a mile the
other side of Monmouth. The horses
started to run and the driver of the
speeder shut off his power as the
horses started to cross the track
about twenty yards ahead of the car.
After the horses had, crossed the
track the car , started up again and
the horses passed on to one side,
but aa they were about the dis
tance of thirty feet from the track a
large black horse running In the rear
of the main band stumbled and fell.
Those on the car thought nothing of
the Instance until the car was return
ing about 1:30 a. m. when it was dis
covered that the horse was still ly
ing where it had fallen. Those in
charge of the car made an investi
gation . and it was found that the
horse's neck was broken.
'Twas a Glorious Victory -
There's rejoicing in Fedora, Tenn.
A man's life has been saved and now
Dr. King's New Discovery is the talk
of the town for curing C. V. Pepper
of deadly lung hemorrhages. "I coul
not work nor get about," he writes,
'and the doctors did me no good, but,
after using Dr. King's New Discovery
three weeks, I feel like a new man,
and can do good work again." For
weak, sore or diseased lungs, Coughs
and Colds, Hemorrhages, Hay Fever,
LaGrlppe, Asthma or any Bronchial
affection it stands unrivaled. Price
50c and $1.00. Trial bottle free. Sold
coming aeiii u " " 1 -
rendered a regular old-fashioned WrjEdw&rd Kucher and Sarah Hodge. j Grover Matttson. one days and guaranteed by all druggists.
WE HAVE JUST FILLED
the Bargain lioxra again with brok
en line of Shoes
THB 50c BOX I full of Child
ren's Phoec, In sizes 2'i to
8, snd Children's 8lpp.T In
a mail alxe. pricea w ere tsr.c
to $1.30; now :.0c.
THE K.c BOX Is full of Child
ren's Shoe and Slipper In
broken llnea, worth from 9".c
to $1.00, mostly nizea 5 to 8.
THB $1.00 BOX la full of La-
dl-' hlKh-grai Oxford niot
ly lzn JVj to 3'4 f ir jdU-
and 12 lo 1 for Mie.
THE $1 50 BOX contain a felK
variety of LaiUes' Oxford
Tie In Patent Laih.-r and
Vlcl Kid, iutly from our
$2.S0 line. In ie Z to 5V
AIko IjidieV fine $tto in
!zeM 2'-i to 3V woriiih il'.
$.1.1)0 and $X2".. nw $l.r.U.
33 pairs of I-adl'-iT fine turn aole vlcl
kid drew Shoes, sinea '2V to 5, ln.
D, E, and KE widths, regular price
$3.00, now $2 25.
All Tan Oxfords and Tan
Shoes Reduced 20 per cent
Those boys' tan outing Shoes, soft
as glove, sizes 3, 4 and 5. Now $1.60
regular price $2.00. Sizes 12 to 2
now $1.44, regular price $1.S0.
Barnes' Cash Store
E. T. BARNES, Pro., Salem
BROKEN LINES in all departments at greatly REDUCED PRICES
FARMS FOR SALE
102 acres, one inile from town; 45
acres under cultivation; orchard;
dug well; 25 acres timber, balance
pasture; new modern 7-rooni house
and good barn and fences. Terms.
277 acres 10 miles from Tndependence
150 acres in cultivation. This is
another of the good buys. Will sel
at $50 an acre.
324 acres 4 miles fron Monmouth, lVa
from railroad; 160 acres in cultiva
tion. Good Improvements. A good
buy. $30 an acre.
160 acres, within mile of town and
railroad. Al piece of land and fine
country home. Rich sandy loam
soil. Good improvements. Price
235 acres, almost all in cultivation at
$40 an acre.
See Us for City Residences
12 room house, and basement, barn,
chicken houses, windmill and tanks,
water system throughout. Dwell
ing is modern, with patent toilet,
! bath, laundry in basement, septic
. tank, etc. Range goes with proper
ty. Nothing better In Independ
9-room house and 2 lots In Monmouth
desirable location; good improve
ments. Price $1500.
An acre of land and 6-rooni house;
good improvements, lumber on the
ground for barn and other improve- v
meats and goes with place at $750.
Look this up.
REAL ESTATE CO.