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INDEPE NDENCE. OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1910.
FORMER DALLAS PASTOR DE
NOUNCES EDITOR'S LOGIC.
LINGER, "I DO
V pnhlblt viKHlhiK. murder
and fvun the selling of linpur
mi k. Why mil be -immt -nt
Niid prohibit I lie innkliw mid
ki'lllim of lluiior which In (no
Krtttli'i.l chuiici of trlnio and
inn, ttt tin- oml of IMilHolm. If .
Ilii lolc oilliiin the lulonii
keeper, why hIkiiiM rot the peo-
pi prmioit liiit uutiiuciiHT
DECISIONS OF SUPREME COURT J
DENOUNCE THE TRAFFIC.
G. A. K.; lion. J. U. C. Thompson of T 3 BELIEVED THAT WITHIN
Tuuliiiln. Theo. pointer, George Stilt I
. r i , I a vrio Tur llMITFn RTATF8
J U. 8. Supremt Court Decision t
f "There in no Inhcrei t rlnht T
In a citizen to sell intoxicating
liquors by retail."
T "if a hmn of revenue should X
I accrue to the lulled Stales
llenunn of prohibition) from
T a dimUllKllCll CO. SUIUptlOll or
ardent Hp fita Nliu w ill be
a gainer a thousand fold In the
h'-alih. W'U.th and happliieKS of
tho people. "
"No l. I mure can Lur-Uiln
away the public health of publU
mora a." lifer Co. vs. Mass.
KNOW," and f.uo other legal volem and rcl-
iien a nr in.- nort on or waMi.meion
DOES NOT ANSWER POSITIVE county proponed to be annexed to
A YEAR THE UNITED STATES 4
STATEMENT OF ENTERPRISE.
SUPREME COURT WILL DECIDE
AGAINST LIQUOR TRAFFIC.
I Mulluciinuh have signed a n'llioli
trnnre a. id nuk that the boundary j
line Do liot ciilingeu. lA?a man
I votm-i wlihln the Mtrlp lgucd the
To the Editor of tU.. Independence pcuuon awi w e n ...... a r o. u . V
Enterprise he I 'oik County Obiter I county m pi itc ici.y n mm .-. " J, ' ' Vr,,;, .iV . ,
,t for Oct. IS cm.imis a most Inter- It. Let the majority rule. All rounty. 8 b l-rc Court retail o to the
... . . :.. 7 , .... .....i.i.... .i.....i i. rt..r-i,t..H i,v th const tutuinalify of the llciuor traffic.
cmiug icuu.i.k aruc.e miner if .up- """ - . .,
It la not generally known that there
... . ...... m.i . . .1... ...mi, In nrMrillli IIU
lion. ' !toi coming to mums. iim,, u. iui.ih
rarefui lender finds It hard to fol-ivotlin at all you ttlve half a vot for
low tho IokIc by wlileh the Hlateineiit the n.uuaure. Multuomah. all power
from .Mr. ticrlli.Ker Is made to aup-1 fuI.iliH-s not need one-fourth of Wash
port the editor's tirade aKftlnst tho limtou county to further Inrreaan her
asM. rtiona of the Independence Kn-'powur In th atate. The loss of the
terprise. There are a few things dun territory will practically ruin Wash
(terous even for an. editor to handle, It.Ktnn. which is already small In
and one of these la Ignorance. The 'area. NVe ask you to vote 339 X
Observer has burned Its Miners. No. W. I). Wood. Chairman Anti-An-The
KnterprlHe makes a positive negation Comniltto. Ilillsboro, Orexon
alatement: ".Men are fouling from (Hald advertisement)
wet cities to work in the Dailiia
mills." That sounds bad for tin
"wets" and must be disproved. Pres
to: .Mr. tierlliiRer: "I do not know
of any men romliiR." It is quite pus
A Hallowe'en Party
On Hallowe'en eve Leona Sperlfng
entertained her friends with a pleas
ant little party. Htie was assisieu ny
of any nieu ronon. u is qune p'-ant iiitio pariy. nne was b'icu uj
alble that tho ea of the Observer, her sister. Howena. and Miss Alable
n..it.l ... a ati.tlltiw nnnfiiuttlnn ft 4lT. tl 1 .1
Boriincn from President Taft or even Toe rooms Jn which the party were
our "Omniscient Teddy," and It assembled were Illuminated by Jack
would hnve Just as much weight. "I o'lanterns and decorated with autumn
do not, know" never disproved any- loaves and chrysanthemums. After
thing. of course proves nothing, enjoying a few games each one was
wtien Mr. uernnger la ame 10 sj asked to retire to a aimiy ns.ii.eu
that he knows that no men have roora an,i receive their fortunes from
come to Dallas for the reason assign- a witch sitting under a bower
ed by the Enterprise, his testimony 0j il;aves and ferns cronlng over her
will, discount the assertions of that .customary fire.
paper: but until that time his confes
slon of Ignorance is ratner tamo .og
le. A "fact campaign" conducted by
an exponent of ignorance Is Just a bit
lii.tlr-rmm Tliern are nossiblv a few
other things Mr. Uerllngor does not
fc Uiiiipuma ',. nlruuHu o I vim
Indirectly, it Is believed by the able
Judicial mlucts that that court will de
cide against tho liquor Interests.
The following are a few of many
similar declarations of our National
Supreme Court respecting tho liquor
"The statistics of every state show
a gn-ater amount of crime and misery
attributable to the use of ardent spir
its obtained at these liquor saloons
than to any otner source."
"It Is undoubtedly true that it is
the right of every citizen of theL'nlt
ed States to pursue any lawful trade
or bust less, under such restrictions
as are imposed upon all persons of
the same age. sex and condition.
There is no inherent right in a
citizen thus to sell Intoxicating liq
uors by retail. It is not a privilege
of a citizen of the state or of a cit
izen of the United States." Crowley
vs. Chrlstensen, 137 U. S. 8G.
If, as our National Supreme Court
here affirms, every citizen has a
right to engage In "any lawful trade
or business," but does not have the
ELECT FOUR SUPREME JUDGES
For tho flr.it time li the blutory of
the state there are four Judges of the
Supreme Court to elect at the ge;i-e-al
ele:t!o:i, two for four years and
two for six years. The Republican
candidal. with their names on the
1ml, ot are as follows:
For the four year terms.
27 Henry J. Bean of Umatilla
29 Thomas A. McRrlde of Clacka
For tho Rix year terms.
33 George H. Burnett of Marlon
36 Frank A. Moore of Columbia
Vote for a!l of them.
CHAS. E. HICKS
HE TELLS OF THE GOOD WORK
OF REPUBLICAN PARTY.
SECURING THE FREE LOCKS OF
WILLAMETTE AND IMPORTANT
DUE TO MR. HAWLEY.
The drawing contest anoruea niucn - - -
amusement. Velna Bush winning i","V
first prize and Willard Reeves receiv
ing the consolation. After refresh
ments were servod. different member
of the parcv added to the enjoyment
I n.ll. 1... IntAruillnir In I - .i.i. . vniMi 1 anrl
Know, u ii uu"t uo ....... ,7... " r0r me evening win. a icn
the gene-al public to have them pub- jnBtrumental selections,
llshed. I Those present were: Edith O'Kel-
What he dies know, when rightly y Marle jnegi Marie Byers. Bertha
juiriiJicvcui uibu" 1 uoiiins, ve.ua ."". .
of temperance than the uoserver bub
pects. "I do know of several lnstanc
u, tw.ro famillen have refused to
Gladys Byers. BesBle Hartman, Edith
Holverson. Ruth Sperling, Ella cnase,
es wnore iauuues iim m"" v i Queen nicKinson. mau.e rnn"ii
move Into Black Rock on account or Kowena and Leona Sperling, Ray Ad
thp boot-legging and blind plK- ams, Ernest Williams, Earl Ruef,
Now. there are two ways oi go.s
liquor in any community, me iea.
way and the Illegal way. Does the
family thinking of moving Into a com
munity think so much of the way the
drink gets there as It does of its be
ing there? Certainly not. It's there:
the man cam get It, spend his money
for It. impoverish his family by It.
Simply becuuao it is there, the fam
ily refuses to go there. Mr. Oerlin-
vnnwindifA ta of treat value
i I, r,lnlnlv nrOVes that If
utf.e, i". i. i" j '
you want the family to come you
must keep the drink out.
The rest of the statement is pure
ly matter of opinion. If this "fact
campaign will only give the general
public more facts of this nature so
well attested, we shall be ready to
confess our debt of gratitude.
My residence in Dallas, as a citi
zen interested in Its welfare and
slightly at least conversant with Us
leads me to express no buh-..
the stand the Observer has tak-
but my acquaintance wun uie.eu
en: out iii.y !-.- - -- -
itor of that paper ris me w. B murderer. Mr
at this loss of his usua w', wag father of the Rob
ity. I know Mr. Gerlh fer too wei Brothera who conduct the feed
XcSe aT wtnLXerr yard JnJneM
drtr-Kull MAKES RAPID HEADWAY
men under his empioy m" i
ly enforced prohibition, I shall be- Add Th8 Fact to Your Store
lieve that he is ngnuy mm " inow1CuHD. .
used bv the opponents of temperance. Kidney disease advances so rapld
Hi, knowledge is of too high an. or- i ly tnat many a person Is firmly in its
ui ha tniaipri h-r a lame r,sn hfor aware of its progress.
aer lor . ... - Tln oetfullv ?L "rtVt,7r.. ohm.M h eiven the
01 niS lB..u.ai.. 'ui"JVU .jriumpt av.ca.ivn. a
iub! norti.Miff Wllilard Reeves. Dean
Baughman. Marlon Butler, Ralph Mor
rison. Faye Dunsmore. tra Mix, Ar
thur Sperling, Victor Seeley, Dolly
Dalton, Raymond Williams.
wtfh tr.nnn in hia nockets with the
View of paying a debt, J. E. Roberts,
a Salem real estate man, was muruer
ed on Wednesday afternoon by a rob
ber, near the state reform school. A
local man who knows something
about Mr. Roberts' affairs. Is suspic-
4r.noH tho frlmfl A 11PW TOVOlVer
found near where the murder was
committed may furnish a ciue to ine
th..M that irnft'.o mnRt ha unlawful
And If that traffic is not lawful be
cause of its inherent character and
.naru.ful Influence, then It Is by com
mon law mala in se and cannot b
"We cannot shut out of view the
fact within the knowledge of all that
the public health, the punuc morais
and the public safety may be endan
gered by the general use of intoxicat
ing drinks." State of Kansas vs. Zle
bold and Habelin, 123 U. S. Rep., 623
"If a loss of revenue should accrue
to the United States (because of pro
hlbltion) from a diminished cor.sump
tion of ardent spirits, she will be a
gainer a thousand fold in the health,
wealth and happiness of the people."
License Cases, 5 Howard (46 U. S )
In these decisions of our National
Supreme Court the liquor traffic is
solemnly declared to be. Harmful to
material prosperity; Perilous to life;
Destructive of human character; Dis
astrous to peace and happiness; Fa
tai tn mnriils and religion: and Pro
ductive of crime and misery.
l.l ho difficult to express in
human language a more severe char
acterization of the liquor traffic as a
Will Promote Beauty
Women desiring beauty get wonder
ful huln trrtm Hnrklpn'a Arnlcft Salve.
It banishes pimples, skin, eruptions.
sores and bolls, it makes tne sxin
soft and velvety. It glorifies the
face. Cures sore eyes, cold sores,
cracked lips, chapped hands. Best for
burns, scalds, fever sores, cuts, bruis
es and piles. 25c at all druggists.
Taken to Feeble Minded School
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. McElraurry re
turned Sunday from Salem wheer
Ihuv want frtv iha nurnnKa nf h a VI II IT
bUV J " - 1 . L . . . w.v. I r " ' '
'their daughter, Verdle. placed in the
achool for the feeDie minaea, at mat
place. The work of that institution
has innn an much for the Datients
nnnn. w hirh thev have nracticed that
there is every hope that Miss McEl-
murry will be developed into a use
ful young lady. This school is a new
vonhira In tho atato nf Oreeon. the
money for the buildings and school
having been appropriated at tne last
Session of the legislature.
Mr. McElmurry told of several cas
es which were brought to his atten
tion while visiting the new school, of
fnohio minder) hnva and eirls who are
being reclaimed to usefulness to a
Lant Friday " night at the opera
houhe Hon. u'. C. liuwlcy diseuhsed
the IsBiies before the people thus falL
He related some of tae many good
thiftfU Iftar the .tllllli..nn ......
, - - . . . p j iii i .1 jfni ijf ii .a
I done for our country and w hat he
!.-. suiiauy una nau a part in accom
plishing for Oregon.
A very marked feature of his ad
dress was the courtesy extended to
all his opponents and the modesiy
with which he presented his own
Mr. Hawley will receive maay votes
from Polk county.
Tag Day Great Success
Saturday was tag day for Indepen
dence and everybody got tagged. The
town was tagged to the amount, of
more than a hundred dollars, all to
the good of the Independence Public
Library. The women who had the tag
ging arrangements in charge worked
faithfully and were duly rewarded for
thnU 1 .. Tin. T An..H.K...AJ
"l;.l 7MlllO. 1 1IC lIKKjyiV LUUlllUULCU
liberally and little realized that they
were giv.iig so uui.usuu.eiy.
REASON FAVORS MONMOUTH
fA n fa o n li m Kni ft m oaciitat
coming before the people for their
co.isiueration next ween. Among
these the question of the policy of
the Normal School is deserving nf es
pecial attention. The Durnose. nlan.
scope and function of the Normal
school is to prepare, train and edu
cate teachers for their work in the
public schools of our Btate. Ail ad
mit that the better these teachers are
trained, the better success they will
meet 'with in their work. This
means the more benefit in instruc
tion your children and mine wi.U re
ceive. The cost of this is but four cents
on a valuation of $1000.00, and is spe
cific in the law. The Normal School
tnust be located at some place; there
Is a valuable property at Monmouth,
and it would be the sheerest folly to
abandon this valuable plant which
could not be duplicated without a
very large outlay of money in any of
the cities. The location is in a beau
tiful otmtr.h rt ivilllno' fnnnti-v hav
ing daily communications with the
capitol by boat and by rail, as well as
direct communication with the me
Tn nhnrl- th interests of the child
ren of the state, the Interests of the
public schools, the interests or tne
Independence. Ore.. Nov. 3, 1910
I understand that it has been cir-
cronnrfil tntplHp-Anco anrl a' conserva
c as a culated through the county that l;tiva nniif. tho taxnaver. warrants
commercial monstrosity. And having, have beeni telling the dry people ""'an 0f us in voting YES on No. 318,
thus branded that trarnc as tne vo-i am witn tnem, tu.u ou v i which is the State Normal School at
racious foe to "the health, wealth and hand, have been drinking and te"lnB! Monmouth
. , 1L nw.A VlOvi O- I 11. - 1 T Q 1 with thPTT. TlieSe.
y0U1"8, (REV.) N. S. REEVES
Argyle. N. Y- Oct. 26, 1910.
A plea for Majority Rule
E. E. Fisher, ex-mayor of Beaver-
ton- T. E. Hills, ex-state commauuei
Oregonlan Editoriels In Sober
, " Moments
irr.i. nvnlnA r. ,1 V andtiU R'AV'
I I P 11111.1111 null v.."v." - -
ings banks hold deposits far out f
nvnrmrtinn to their relative
populations and far in excess of
what can be shown in similar
territory where the sa of Uq
nr la nermitted bv law."
"nffenapa acainst tlie law
are enough fewer in prohibition
territory to cause an apprecia
ble saving in the public expens
es and therefore aimmisn tax
es." x ,
Tho -economic argument is
therefore against the saloons." f
slightest symptom of kidney disorder
If there is a dun pain in mn
headaches, dizzy spells or a tired,
worn-out feeling, or if the urine is
dark. foul-smeliing, irregular and at
tended with pain, procure a good kid-
wnmni.r at IT! fP
Your townspeople recommend
Doan-' Kidney Pills. Read the state
ment of this Independence citizen.
J. A. Simmons, Log Cabin St., In
dependence. Ore., says: "I do not
believe I would be alive today were
it not for Doan's Kidney Pills. I suf
fered for a long time from kidney
trouble and lumbago. The kidney se
cretions were too frequent, and pain
ful in passage and caused me much
annoyance. I tried a number of rem
edies but was not helped until I be
gan using Doan's Kidney Pills. They
benefitted me from the first and I
am now free from kidney complaint.'
For sale bv all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn. Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the United
Remember the name Doan's and NO
happiness of the people," and having
once and again declared tnat no leg
islature can "bargain-away the pub
lic morals or the public health or the
nnhHr. npace." that court cannot fail
i t"."-vi ,
j to deny the right and power oi civ it
government to give that trainc any
Having in Crowley vs. Christensen
said, "as to the enjoyment of proper
ty, the rule is general, that it must
be accompanied with such limitations
as will not impair the equal enjoy-
of.ment of others of their property;
and having in Beer Co. vs. Mass.
said, "all property in this country is
held under the Implied obligation that
the owner's use of it shall not be in
jurious to the community," that court
cannot fail to declare unlawful a traf
fic so injurious to our material inter
ests as to justify it in saying that
if it were destroyed the nation would
be "a gainer a thousand fold" in
wealth as well as. "in the health and
happiness of the people."
tr. Qtmio'va. Miss (a. lottery case)
that Court made the familiar declar
ation, "No Legislature, can Dargaiu
away the public health or the public
morals." Subsequently, in Beer Co.
vs. Mass. (a liquor case) it quoted
those words as equally applicable to
the liquor traffic. The only logical
sequence is the same decision against
the liquor traffic as the one they
rendered against, lotteries.
If our V. S. Courts, which look at
the liquor traffic from a full and com
prehensive view, condemn it and
their decisions favor prohibition, why
should not every loyal American cit
izen condemn the. liquor traffic , and
vote to prohibit it. The voters in
Polk county can do no better than, to
prohibit the saloon by voting 329 X
i2 X TICS. 341 X i-ta ana.
100 X YES. ........ j
the wets I am with them.
charges are absolutely taise.
I have made a square and honest
fight and have all through the cam
paign stood for a dry state and coun
The "Shadow Social'?- givew Dy the
Fraternal Union of America was post-
nnnod anil wtll ho fi-iven next
V Stooa ior a u.y suw JV. , , . . r. m
r ...iii .nfnwm all lin-1 Wertupsdav evenine- November 9. All
ty. it eiecieu i win cuiic .--i ; . -
uor laws just as rigidly as any ouie. . are mvueu iu c.
the statute book.
Church of Christ Notes
Come to the "Shadow Soc'a!" at K.
of P. hall r.ext Wednesday nisht, fto
vember 9. Bring a basket with a
Orchardists Attention Now is
t time to spray for Anthracnose, o
Everyone will please remember tha v",e iu y ll"
there will be servics next Lordsday. Dead Spot, also Woolly Aphis. Cal
Don't forget, and stay at home, or go an(1 get fuu information as to wha
somewhere else. ,oho to spray with. Use our Pea Crystal
. eandShthe blue stone and Roche Harbor Lime.-
nifi vn -
Onino. "Wo Rean What w e aow.
All friends are invited. Expect to
have special music. H. Campbell
At Methodist Church
Preaching at 11 a. in. and 7:30 p.
m. Sunday school at 10 and song
service at 7 P. m. In the afternoon
at 3 o'clock there will be held in the
church5 a union temperance mass
meeting. A number of citizens will
take part. All are welcome.
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Regular services at Calvary Presby
terian church next Sunday, with Sun
day school at 10 o'clock.morning wor
ship with sermon at 11, and evening
sermon at 7:30. The pastor will
preach at both services. Special mu
c h.r tho r!alvarv choir. A cordial
invitation to all to worship with us.
Preaching next Sabbath, morning
and evening. Bible school at 10 a, m..
B. Y. P. U. at C:45 p. m.
Williams Drug Co.
For pains in the side or chest
dampen a piece of flannel with Cham
berlain's Liniment and bind it on
over the seat of pain.. There is
nothing better. For sale by all good
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Tripp returned
Saturday from their wedding journey.
j For a Greater Oregon
All who favor a Greater Ore-
fgon should vote:
Against "Home Rule"
J 329 X NO
For the Prohibition Amend
J 342 X YES
For the Prohibitory Law
! 344 X YES
For a Dry County
100 X YES
take no other.