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INDEPENDENCE, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1910.
Manufacturing lu thlM Htlo U well
advanced and covers a wide rann
Water powers ar extenalve and their
development means it vat amount
of cheiin power for nmiiufm luring
Oregon cMIoh and towna are mod
irn, wllli up to date afreet tar, light
hiif and water systems. Hehools are
of high rluaa. Taxable property In
the mate ha a value of mora than
$HiO for every man. womun and
chli.l Iixt! vKI.xtl dcDOHlts In banks
WITH HER WEALTH OF DIVERSI- av,.,H.e vir $l"u per capita.
Fl ED OPPORTUNITIES OREGON
CAN MEET THE CRY OF THE
WORLD FOR LAND.
SHE BID8 THOUSANDS COME AND
SHARE HER FUTURE.
Oregon "ilia a'" Invitation lo the
settler because It l believed this
atato offers opportunities found no
where else. Her wealth la bo bound
loss, Ita sources ao wldu and producta
ao diversified that a great popula
tion will find prosperity and content
ment here. The atato blda thousand
come and share her future.
Hallroad development now under
way In thla atato la the reason for
the Influx of settlers. An Iuiiikuiso
area In the Interior without transpor
tation except the moat pruning
moans, la now being made accessible
by the building of rallroada by big
transcontinental systems. Wheat and
grazing landa may bo had from the
Fine Thanksgiving Dinner at Hotel
A Tliat..kHKtvln dinner will bo
served at tho Independence Hole'.
The event will bo one to go down
In h'atory. Tho tables will be ar
tistically decorated arl laden with
delicacies and dalntlea along with Mr.
Turkey and cranberry sauro,
Thla dinner will tUkle tho palate
of an epicure. Under the supervision
of Independence" well known caterer,
Mohs Walker. Bring famlliea and
In Love With Independence
II. E. Browne, the Sllvertoii rrews
pnper man, was In Independence a
couple of days thla week, visiting
with old-time friends. Mr. Browne
la greatly taken, with the prospects
of Independence and waa greatly sur
prised at the growth the city hns
made during the last year. He wan
here loss than a year ago, and on his
Kovernment for the asking, under the visit this week he required the aer-
homestead laws, lu this new territo- vices of a guide to find his bearing
ry. This great section will become the "new town."
rich and productive now that trans- Mr, Browne returned to his home
portation facilities are assured. Thursday mornln with the promise
The world'a cry for laud will be that he would try to shape his af
met here In an area as large as 111- fairs to make his future residence in
inni. Th Hectlon 18 aescrioeu u iuwuv.
thn 1rh frontier, and the most re
mote portion of the West. Certainly
It has long held the unfavorable dlH
tlnction of being the bluest district
In the whole United States without
FOR GREAT DAY
FINE CHURCH TO BE DEDICATED
METHODISTS EXPECT A LARGE
ATTENDANCE COMING SUNDAY
AND ARE MAKING GREAT PREP
ARATIONS FOR THE DAY.
More Enterprising than Independency
Work at the Amity apple dryer
closed down Saturday night after a
run of more than two months. Close
... nM.i rU r,. will addl'o 100.000 pounds of dried apples
rauitwus. " v v . '. . .....
million o tho iia,lon"8 wealth. World nave oe.-u pruuuceu u....uk iuv
staples will be produced here In great
which is, we believe, the beat run ev
er made by the dryer. The employ
ees . celebrated the closing Saturday
evening by a big party In the main
room of the dryer, where all gath
ered and spent a few hours In social
enjoyment. Amity Standard.
There is no place In Oregon where
you will find all makes of sowing ma
chines on sale like at the store of
Onn C will ' at. Salem. Oregon. He
keeps all parts for sewing machines.
"A very important thing to consider
quantities. W.th the coming or me
railroads, easy access to markets Is
assured and producers in this new
empire are certain of big rewards.
To the newcomer the soil offers tho
greatest opportunity. Production here
does not meet the state demands in
many agricultural products. Prices of
all farm products are higher at the
Portland market than in the cities of
tho East. Hogs sold her for $11.25
per 100 pounds and steers for $8.50
early in 1910. Eggs, butter fat and
general farm products 'sell for higher
figures than elsewhere and Oregon's! tu the purchase of sewing machines
fruit crop brings almost fabulous pric
es in tho Eastern, Alaska and Orion
With the establishment of big
packing houses at Portland, a great
livestock Industry is being built up
liere, making Portland the biggest
such market west of the Kooky moun
tains. The growing of livestock In
this state Is becoming a great factor
In Its progress. Conditions here are
ideal for Block raising and dairying,
with green grass throughout the year
In Western Oregon.
Oregon has arable land enough to
support a population of 20,000,000. Its
present population Is 750,000. Big ir-j
rlgation projects are making the
waste places productive and the gov-'
ernment plans the expenditure of
Is Mr. Will guarantees the machines
he sells and he always can be found.
He has been now in business over
thirty years. For these reasons his
sewing machine business has grown
so large that it is one of the nicest
In the state. He sells the better
class of machines and the cheaper
ones. Place of business is 121 S.
Commercial St., Salenv Oregon. 25-6
. . - . I . ...nlb WU1I1U l-Ut! LWU WCUAO. ' WHO f,.
large sums nere m '"".be greatly missed by all. She was
born In 1877, and spent her girlhood
Mrs. Briggs Dies
The many friends of Mrs. Lynn H.
Briggs will be pained to 'learn that
she passed from this life Saturday
nft'ornnnn at 9. o'clock Her death
wilt be a great shock to many of her anyone the wood by their trimming
Salem friends, as her condition had,""" """"s " luu.
rot been considered serious until atlon see J. C,
' With hammer and brush busy, tho
Methodist chur. h is being fully pre
pared for the deflicatlon coming Sun
day, The aeatg are now all placed
the carpets all laid and the basement
Is ready for the banqueting. Arrange
ments have been made to feed all
tho visit Ing friends at a common fes
tal board In the basement. Over 150
people can eat Bt one sitting.
The kitchen la very complete and
the kindergarten room will be tem
porarily turned Into a parlor for the
guests that will have to wait for the
"second table." The tile is all laid
and the plumbing completed. By Sun
day everything will bo In thorough
The rally servlcea begin on Satur
day night when Dr. J. T. Abbett, Su
perintendent of Eugene district, will
give an address on Sunday school
work. After the address, he will
hold the quarterly conference busi
On Sunday tho services tepm at
10 o'clock sharp. After a halfhour
love feast, the dedication! services
proper will begin.
The Rev. Fletcher Homan, D. D.,
President of Willamette University
will deliver tho sermon. The after
noon platform meeting promises to
be one of special Interest A number
of former members and pastors are
expected to be present and give short
addresses. In the evefting T. S. Mc
Danlel, secretary of the Laymen's As
sociation of the Oregon conference,
will stir his audience by his wit,
logic and sincerity.
Special preparation is being made
to entertain all visiting friends so
they can stay to enjoy all the ser-
A cordial Invitation is given to all
to attend any or all of these ser
W. J. WEBER
A New Hampshire Grange.
McClary grunge. New Hampshire, re
cently celebrnted Its twenty-hftb anni
versary. The records show that thirf
grange hns hud aoi.' members. ftOO
meetings and an average attendance
of 25. There are now 170 members
Twenty-five couples have been mar
ried from this grange. 50 have died,
SO have moved out of. the state, umi
20 of the 23 charter members are still
The Grange lnt. L. v.
At a populnrUr f grau work and
so iculltHit way i lupre uuou the
community that ifr""K a atroiui
fu. lr In linproUiui Im al farming i oi
dltloiia, a tnii Un-iurrr Tni.-r t.1
Ohio, a (iruncw or luilepndfUl iui
lule siiMrttl by !' grange .will
provw effective, Where there to u
regular ItiKtltuttt lu the community
Uip tfrniu-o .ll)eliil. by the rxpvutU
tur of a Utile effort and money, can
arraii(.e a program Hint will Imere!
and liiHtnn t. By wH urliig iiw oui
idu talent to reprtwut thf grange
rewult will UMiiilly be Hirentflhwuuig lo
the membership by bringing In seven
ttili'inita. A gruiigi that ntiUla two
or three one dny leii uierilitga or Ui
itltubti each ear re ori growth lu
luterext and membership. An open
aieeiliig or 'wo with a program of gen
eral agricultural InteivM wlU alway
prove worthy of trial by any grange.
MEETING OF W. C. T. U.
LICENSE FEE IS PLACED AT H0C0
RESTRICTIONS AS TO NUMSER
OF SALOONS ARE MADE ON RA
TIO OF ONE FOR EVERY 1000 IN
HABITANTS OF CITY.
The city of Independence Is Start
ing out early to undertake to regu
late the saloon problem. An ordin
ance was passed at the session of
the city count-1 Wednesday ulht
The W. C. T. V. 'met with Mrs
Baldwin on Wednesday. A very- In-'which places the license fee at $1000
terestlng meeting took place. The' per annum a.:l which will restrict
princ'pies of the great organization' the number of licenses to be Issued,
were discussed, etc, as well as the j to ouo saloon to every ldoO population
great work that lies before, the White or fraction thereof. It will be ob
Rlbbon r to save the boys and girts. J served that Independence Is to have
It was decided to hold a special but two saloons. Another Important
meeting on December 3, "Peace feature of the license Is the bonding
The union will not meet until two
of the saloon ma:i In the sum cf $S00.
Windows are to be regulated by or-
weeks from Wednesday, when the dlnaoce not to exceed four and a half
place of meeting will be announced ' feet high and part tlona and screens
from the pulpits.
are prohibited. All games within the
A cordial invitation is extended to saloon are prohibited, either for
ladies to visit the meetings.
pleasure or for money.
A petition by the people asking for
street lights to be installed on the
corner of E and 7th and E and 10th
streets was turned over to the fire
The County Sunday School Conven
tion was held in the Christian church
In. Monmouth on Wednesday and
Thursday of this week. There w-, and water committee.
a good attendance of Sunday school Other business was transacted cf
workers from over the county, and minor importance a.d several com
the addresses of Rev. C. A. Phipps.j muul- ations were laid on the table
state superintendent of Sunday to be passed on next meeting.
schools, waa a very Interesting and
profitable part of the . proceedings.
Dr. Dunsmore delivered an address
on Wednesday evening.
Wood to Give Away
We have about 30 acres of timber
slashed last spring and will give to
wMthin the next few years,
1 . -v iimolih Ita oiini.
uregous "7"" " , ''days In Salem. She was married to
motis. The government estimate is v,
400,000,000,000 feet, one-sixth of the
standing timber In the whole United
States, and more than any oiner
Blate. This groat asset Is being mar
keted. The 190 cut was valued at
Wheat and flour from this state
go to feed the nations Mr across the
seas. Europe and the Orient consuiiie
most of the export grains and flour.
In these and lumber exports, Oregon
has built up a great commerce, ves
sels sailing to the chief porta of the
world with state products.
So varied are Oregon's riches that
people of the state do not depend up
otn any one crop. Poultry raising is a
profitable industry and is being con
stantly enlarged. The state is among
the first in the Union in wool pro
duction. Fisheries are important. The
Columbia river salmon, is tho best in
the market. Oregon mines are vai
liable wealth producers. Hops
Mr. Lvnn H. Briggs, October 2, 1907
and has lived in Portland for the
past ten years. Besides her husband,
she loaves her father, J. W. Harritt,
one sister, Mrs. A. C. Lawrence, and
one brother, Frank B. Harritt, to
mourn her loss. Salem Statesman.
A Chance to Trade
- Will trade for anythin;. Ten acres
in Rogue river valley. Chas. E. Hicks,
"I do not believe there Is any oth
er medicine so good . for whooping
cour;h as Chamberlain's . Cough Rem
edy," writes Mrs. Francis Turpin,
Junction City. Ore. This remedy is
also unsurpassed for colds and croup.
For sale by all good dealers.
PartojiiZG. home Industry. The Inde
pendence Laundry is open for biz.
All work guaranteed. We are here
are, to stay.
A good pair reading glasses
J1.00 at Kramer's. tf
Ed Cornielius was a visitor at home
A. F. Clark went to Corvallis and
I. W. Scott, former college janftor.
was up from McMinnville Saturday
where he has a like position.
The county Sunday school conven
tion was held Thursday of this week.
It was the means of bringing togeth
er people who greatly enjoy this,
great and good work.
The basket ball players keep the
gymnasium heated and lighted at
their own expense and practice most
Mrs. Eva Butler went to Newuurg
Mr. ar.d Mrs. Monroe Mulkey went
to Central Point Wednesday for a
short visit with 'their daughter.
Arthur Wintersteln passed through
Monmouth Wednesday on a trip to
California for a short time.
Mrs. Hattie Whitney is at .Wood
burn on ani extended visit with relatives.
The Social Hour Reading Club was
entertained at the home of Mrs. J
Lindsay by Mrs. Lindsay and Mrs. P.
E. Chase. The decorations of autumn
leaves, chrysanthemums, ferns and
house plants was beautiful. The pro
gram consisted of a Thanksgiving
guessing game, the first prize being
to meet arala
Home Telephone a Success
Mr. Middletoni, head manager of the
Home Telephone of Portland, was In
Independence Tuesday. He came up
on the morning train and returned
on the afternoon train of the same
day. Mr. Middleton was much pleased
with the work that the home people
are doing here in Independence. The
company's business has almost doub
led during the last year.
Establish Daily Service
Monday mornirg the Oregon City.
Transportation Company established a
daily service once more between Port
land and Corvallis, the head of navi
gation of the Wiramette river. The
steamer Pomona, Captaiai Bluhm.went
up the river to . Corvallis Saturday,
for the first time sijee last July. On
the Corvallis route the Pomona will
alternate with the Oregona, Captain
Raabe, of the same line.
Will Bore for Oil
An oil prospecting company have
taken 20-year leases on 2500 acres of
land near Yamhill and are getting
machinery In place to begin boring
for oil or ga3, says the Amity Stand
ard. They expect to give that field
thorough test believing that oil ln
paying quantities Tes under all the
Yamhill valley lands.
Church of Christ
-Next Lordsday we will have our
regular services, Bible school at 10
a. m. aad communion and preaching
at 11. Subject of our morning ser
mon will be "Seeking the Things
Above."' ' ' "i
Let everyone come. We want you
present. Bible study is fine. Come
and get into it. Yours for good, H.
Campbell Clark, Minister.
Calvary Presbyterian Church
There will be no morning service
at Calvary Presbyterian church next
Sunday, the congregation uniting with
the Methodist church in their dedica
tory services. Sunday school will be
held at the usual hour, 10 o'clock, an
the regular evening service at 7:30.
" Spauldings Will Build Here
The Chas. K. Spaulding Company
won by Mrs. H. W. Lucas and the flaa decided to open a lumber yard in
booby by Mrs. L. Grounds. Luncheon independence. The company has pur
was served, consisting of coffee, chased the Butler corner, on Railroad
chicken sandwiches, cranberry sauce street, and has a force of men at
and pumpkin pie. Miss Maggie But- work cleaning up the property pre
ler, president of the club, announced' paratory to occupying the same with
that the commercial club wanted the a yartj
co-opeartion of the ladies in an en-1 it jg rumored that the same co.mpa-
tertainment in honor of the reinstat- ny. tas contemplation the es-
ing of the normal, at some time in tabhshment of a pretentious saw mill
the near future. Twenty ladies were. piaut here.
present, all of whom enjoyed thei ': '
meeting immensely. j
We were very well pleased with! Save an lowa Man's Life
the normal school question outcome.1 !TV,;Beem?d.to , ywn
,, , ' , .... before Robert Madsen of West Bur
but it would have been better if the iingt.OB joa. when after seven weeks
Weston and Asniand scnoois naa m the hospital, four of the best phys-
been reinstated too. icians gave him up. Then was shown
More town lots were plotted for the marvelous curative power of Elec-
... , nhnc ,,. navic ,-uqI oatnt.tric Bitters. For, after eight months
sale by Chase and Dak real estate. of 8ufferinK frjm liver trou.
dealers Monday. , bie and yellow jaundice, getting no
i i help from other remedies or doctors.
A large number of our citizens at-i five bottles of this matchless medl-
tended the football game at Corvallis ,""i' "m' t T- -
between the U. of O. and O. A.
teams last Saturday.
ftively guaranteed for Stomach, Liver
or Kidney troubles and never disap
points. Only 50c at ail drugsUsts.