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' " """" INDKPCN D C NC C, O R E GO N, FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 1910. NUMBER 4
AIXTKENTH YEAR r
EFFECT OF THE COUNTY HIGH
MENT OF FUND AND HOW
chool advantage. Th by or girl
living Jut out.lde find. tb barrier
of tuition iu l.U way. II al.o ""
tho feeling tliat the lil Kb li'Htl Is tt
the boy and KrU of lb flty and
1. not for him. Thl. law make any
blKh school Iu tbe county available
for every child In " county. H
make, a healthy rivalry among th
.tverl bKb schools of Ui rouuty.
This lo -rea.es their efficiency.
"t'nuVr thin plan th followluic l--c
would probably have hlkb cln.h:
Independence, l'ala., U. MANAGEMENT SWAMPED WITH
Mo.luou.h. KalMon, Alrlie. Uuuna MANACtMt
ENTRIES OF HORSta run -DAY
-NEW FEATURES ADDED
TO MAKE GREATER SUCCESS.
ALL SALEM DECORATED IN HOLI
i itnFRMAN MAKES PLAIN
iyU,, M- lire-ll, Bethel -ml probably
THE MATTER OF APPORTION-, ThlKW gH.ooU would
Perhaps there I. no other man In
the state who i better P"11"1 rv
yarding the operation of the county
litgh school fund law a- L. K.'AIder
man, teacher of pedagogy and educa
tion In the University of Oregon. Ill
talk at the opera house last Friday
night when the evening ses.lon of
the teachers InHtltute wa hold, waa
-tn that line and proved a revela
tion to the people of Independence
wno were not conversant wllb the
law That the people of thla .chool
district will be enabled to draw down
three time, the amount of their hlfch
school taxes by voting thla law at
bring hUh school adantite wlth!u
the reach of all home In the county.
Ii would make It unnecoiwary for any
child to leave "home In order to get
the advantage of at leant some
i i mni -hut lu more to
ii... tmli:t It would take away
lust excuse of any 1'olk county boy
or girl for not getting a good an
mliii aiioii m any other boy or lrl.
President Ch. L, W k of the 8a
(i,l"iii lloe Bow
nounced the irl oi i-
they were fairly swamped with en
trie, for home, to be .old during the
great .ale which will be couuueu
One of the Kreat problem. we rf the hor8(J ghow
have lu America I. to make people: on
more contented to live on the farm.," , Oregon and
,i, i.r. .how day In Oregon and
wa. made possible by holding a two
day .how. The management now
feel certain that It will be the biggest
success of anything of the kind ever
... .....h nuver. and seller, will
r put. the high school - a , of
the reach of every home. It, 7 , , be pub.
. ti .
The Roosevelt Rural Life Commission
reported that one of the cause, of .0
many people leaving the country and
going to the city wa. because of poor
mininnn schools and lack of high
schools.Thls law put. the high achool
will have more to do with building up
win nv- i- w au(.tion where all norses iui "
nroBperou. and alert rural communl- - nnrnnK will be .old.
the coming election wa. hown at tlet tlian any like expenditure couia ,ervlce the horse owner.
that time, and the Enterprise too poMbiy do. ! . charged five per cent of the
occasion to get an Interview from ..Now M t0 the effect the riee DUt those people who
Mr. Alderman on the aubject. for pub- icho0 hM upon the common .chool.: B 'o bonea up at
u. ih. fnllnwlnff to rtM. - lotrlnla n rrniind I n n Plea.-100 . ... liotlno-
licauon. ii . " " " " , auction have Ue pnvuege 01 -
say to a representative 01 ant mil wnicn cm uuri
tcrprlse concerning the matter: mediate Influence of the high school
ti rmintT hlrf school fund law ,howed the first year a marked lm-
1 a law passed by the laat leglala- ,provement In attendance and have
kept up a. never Deiore, 101- wi
child aees that In order to get Into
.ik lohnni with h In class ne
ture. The Idea of the law 1. 10 iu
Llgh schools within the reach of ev-
... iri in the county, ine
t-ry ooy ana gi' " --- 1 me uiku ---
law was first made operative Id Lane mUBt do mi WOrk this year; hence
county. It was votea ai vne -u ne BtayB a ana mane. u "
c'.ectlon In 1908 under an old law. ,g teraliy true In school matters
Jlrlefly the plan Is this: A general, tnat inspiration comes from above."
11 .1.- nimnOPttt 1ft '
tax Is levied upon tu iuo
ha nuntv. which money Is then paid
out a. tuition, no matter where the
pupil goes within the county, provid
ed the school cornea up to the re
quirements of the county high school
board which la made up of the county
court, county treasurer and county
school superintendent. In order to
keep tho larger places from getting
more than their share of funds it la
paid out a. follows: The first tweu
ty pupils draw forty dollars each,
the second twenty draw thirty dollars
each, and each one In addition draws
twelve and one-halfr dollars. This en
ables country districts to establish
high schools within the reach of the
children and it greatly Increases the
attendance of the town high schools.
"To Illustrate how It affects coun
Caught In the Rain
then a cold and a cough let it run
on get pneumonia or consumption,
that's all. No matter how you gei
your cough don't neglect It take
Rallard's Horehound Syrup and you'll
h vr it in no time. The sure cure
for coughs, colds, bronchitis and all
pulmonary diseases In young and old.
Sold by Williams Drug Co.
Tows Plledrlver from St. John
Claude Skinner returned to Inde
pendence last Sunday from the gov
ernment moorings at St. John from
where he towed the United States
niipdrlver boat which is to work on
the extension of the avetments along
Vi. want hunk of the river below
.. . 1 tii. hiatnrv of ,., Th tnulnc was done with
try nign bcuouib, 6"
. o Hin Hchnol. During tha aninnrild little launch, Louise, and
llle I It Illjim L "4 , 1 v.
the school year Of 1907 and 1908 was accomplished in much less time
three pupils came to Eugene from
Pleasant Hill, which is a country
district twelve miles east of Eugene.
They paid for tuition and for board
$200 each. The next year under this
new law a teacher was hired to
teach the high school subjects at
Pleasant Hill for $600 and sixteen
young men and women attended the
entire year. In the fall of 1909, thirty-three
students enrolled and the
number is now greater than that.
People, instead of moving out from
the Pleasant Hill district have moved
In and a better community is the re
sult. Other country - districts in dif
ferent parts of the county have now
organized high schools under this
law until there, are in all fourteen
; high schools In the county. Linn
' county voted to make this law oper
ative at the November election in
1908 and now they have thirteen
high schools organized and the nuni
' ber of pupils attending high schools
has increased at a wonderful rate.
The attendance of students In town
In both of these counties has grown
very fast. The attendance at the
Eugene high scchool Is now about
five hundred, being the largest high
school outside of the city of Portland
' i h at At. The schools of Junc
tion City, Cottage Grove and Spring
field have also Increased at a rapia
rate. The high schools In Linn coun
ty are growing very rapidly.
"In Polk county today only children
who live In the towns have high
than it was thought it could be.
The Demon of the Air
la tha cm-m of lagrinne, that, breathe
in, brings suffering to thousands. Its
nftor effects are weakness, nervous
ncss, la-k of appetite, energy and am
hittnn. with disordered liver ana Kia
npva Thfi greatest need then is Elec
tH flitters, the splendid tonic, biooa
purifier and regulator of stomach,
liver and kidneys. Thousands have
proved that they wonderfully strength
on thn nerves, build up the system
and restore health and good spirits
aftfir an attack of grip. It suffering,
try them. Only 50c. Perfect satisiac
Hon guaranteed by" all druggisis
Wors Than Bullets j
Bullets have often caused less suf
fering to soldiers than the eczema L.
W. Harriman, Burlington, Me., got in
the army and suffered with, forty
yeans. "But Bucklen's Arnica Salve
cured me when all else failed," he
writes. Greatest healer for sores, ul
cers, boils, burns, cuts, wounds, bruis
es and piles. 25c at all druggists.
Owls Play Whl.t
Mrs. Geo. Kutch entertained the
Owls at her. home last Wednesday
night." First prizes were won by Mrs.
Hubbard and Mr. Kutch, while Mrs.
Paddock and Dr. Butler secured sec
ond prizes. After the series of games
refreshments were served.
them for private sale. These horses
w u,h in the catalogue and m
win 1 u 1 v -
tbe programs with the announcement
at what barn they can be found,
m nun .nnvenir urograms are being
printed which will be distributed free
on the streets of saiem aunn i
horse show. The problem of how to
nrt house 50.000 people wnicn
-.111 t in attendance at the show
1 . ,
has been a troublesome one ior mo
-.mmittP. but the people 01 taie
h.v. Bfixd to onen their homes for
lodging, and the restuarants and ho-
ti nf the city, the churcnes ana ira
serve special dinners so tnat an w
h nrooerlv carde for
There will be a great many more
horses on exhibition this year tnan
hnfore. Among the new exniDii
ois Just entered for the first time Is
J. D. Gordon, a Newberg Danner w
with a car load of
hi- anionrtirt stallions and mares re-
rantiv lmDorted from France. Last
Saturday being horse show day at
Mount Angel a . large delegation 01
ooiom hnsinfiBS men drove over In tht
afternoon In automobiles to visit that
fair, and help boost for a great on
lam fnlr Anrll 8 and 9.
, - ...
C. L. Dick, president or tne n
shr, Association, who is the moving
spirit in making a success, was sig
nally honored by being seieciea no
jiot tr. rAnresent the state of
Oregon at the National Convention
tho Travelers Protective Associa
h which meets June 10 at Chatta.
.ham Tonnessee. He and his lenow
delegates are going back to make
the fight of their lives for the 1911
association to be held in roriwuu
AH Oregon is Invited to Salem to
attend the great Salem Horse Show,
April 8 and 9.
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Methodist. Will Go to Auditorium
Work began on the new Methodist
nhnPh fill Wednesday. until tne
building is completed the church will
hold Its meetings in the auditorium.
All are cordially invited, to attend in
our temporary home. W. J. Weber,
tbi ae services.
lingular services mxt Sunday at
the t.bern.do. Sunday school at 10.
prtiacbliig at 11. Epworth League at
7; .-.d-r, Mr.. lllck; topic, 'The
Sacrifice of I'ral.e". Pn-ai hlng at
8 011 "Cain and li. Modern Rela
tive.". General prayer meeting very
IleKuIar servl.e. at Calvary Pn.by.
t.-r an churh ti'Xt Sunday, being the
uriimI Sunday houl beHioii Rt 10
o'clock, with morning wor.hlp and
j sermon at 11 o dotk. ine time 01
Ube evening service bun been chant," d
from 7:3D to 8 o' Io k, at which time,
the iiHiial Sunday eveimm: nenicj will
be held. A cnrd'al invHatlon is ex
tended to all and any to worship with
At the Church of Christ
Cum Inu innrnliiL' ml 11 o'clock the
- r. I
pastor, Maynard H. Thompson, will
conduct a service for the special In-
terest and benefit of boys and girls,
although It Is hoped that thoBe of all
age. will be Interested. Most of the
hvmn. will be such as boys and girls;
can sing. The subject of the sermon
will be "Killing our Giants". Parents
are requested to have their boys and ,
girls remain for the later service, or
better still, come with them to Bible,
chool, and remain together to hearj
the sermon. At the Bible school at.
in o'clock. Mr. Thompson will be
pleased to meet young men who wish j
to study the Bible and to organize
a club, similar to the Baraca club. It
the afternoon at 2:30 three of his
friends from the Baptist Baraca club
will sneak to young men in tne
church and tell them what the Baraca
idea has done for young men In
America and especially here in the
Baptist congregation. Young men are
urged to come and hear these young
men speak and help to organize this
new club. The pastor's evening sub
ject "will be "Not this Man bat Bar-
MORE THAN FORTY INSTRUCT
ORS ATTEND 8ES3ION.
TEACHERS EXTEND VOTE OP
THANKS TO PEOPLE OF INDE
PENDENCE FOR COURTESIES
SHOWN DURING SESSION.
The sckhIou of the teachers' Insti
tute, which w held In thin city
last Friday evening. Saturday and Sat
urday evening, was a most success
ful affair. The exercises, excepting
those of Friday night, which were
held iu the opera house, were in the
public school building.
On Friday night State Superintend
ent J. H. Atkeriiian and L. R. Alder
man each itave au address at the
opera house to a good audience of
teachers from the county and citizens
of Independence. Superintendent Ack
erman spoke along the lines of school
conditions and contended that any
school district can have any kind of
- .mi that th neoule In the dis-
Q OVUUUI V
trtct want and also th'at no school
will rise above the standard given Dy
the community. Prof. L. R. Alder
man explained the workings of tne
county high school fund law In Lane
and Linn counties where they have
the law in" force and where it is
success. He explained the advantage
of such a law and also the Influence
It Is having upon the . educational
conditions of those counties. The sub
stance of Mr. Alderman's address is
CContlnued on page eight.)
The Sunday i school will meet at
10 a. m. next Sunday, and the B. Y.
P U. at 7 p. n. Preaching service
at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. Rev. W. S,
Stewart will preach both morning
and evening. The young people meet
for Bible study on Tuesday evening,
and on Wednesday evening is the reg
i mirt.wfiek waver meeting. A
j cordial invitation. Is extended to all
DON'T BLAME THE
FOR NOT BEING ABLE TO MATCH OUR PRICES.
IT IS NOT THE FAULT OF THE MERCHANT, BUT
THE FAULT OF THE SYSTEM.
Don't You Want Reliable
Shoes for Your Family?
WE CARRY A LARGER LINE AND SELL MORE
SHOES THAN MOST SHOE STORES. BECAUSE
EVERY PAIR WE SELL IS BUILT TO GIVE SATIS
IN THE BEST POSSIBLE MANNER FROM SELECT
ED STYLISH FABRICS. BUILT TO HOLD ITS
SHAPE. OUR NEW SPRING PATTERNS ARE NOW
ON DISPLAY. . v
DRESS GOODS, NOVELTY SILKS, SUMMER WASH
GOODS, HOSIERY, UNDERWEAR.
EVERYTHING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AT PRIC
ES THAT CREDIT STORES CAN'T MATCH.
rites' $!) Store
E. T. BARNES, PROPRIETOR