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40th IKATIK o.4G
BE IN MISSOURI
INDEPENDENCE, OREGON, FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 1922
After spending month In Minn,..
wrt, South Dakota and Montana,
. . .a . 1 . i-.IIl.ll ,11'lfmh n ..,..11 I
Mr. Marcarct L. Jones Dieai, . " nK"
l - .larnior, imn
10MK COUNTRY LOOKS
'" SKIPWORTH HOLDS ILAD'S IOTA MAKES
WITH JUDGE KELLY LAST CHAMP TEST
at Home of Son in
Mrs. Margaret I Joint, erilicnlly
ill for more than two numum, aw
at tho homo of her n, S, Taylor
June, uth Fourth (street, June 2?th
ut 10:15 . m. She was atrkken with
paralysis April 12th Mid hrr condition
hud been critical nlnve that time.
Funeral wcrviees were held at tho
returned hnnm Ttl
rm.y. convinced than ever that the
Wilurnetto valley in the mont desirable
' u? w "ve that ho has found
that farm possibilities 8ro
letter hero than elsewhere.
t row moro Iruit mako it our busi
no Instead of trying to ralne o-r..!n
Montana can produce wheat cheaper
mini wo tun.
less . valuable
SOIL SURVEY OF
( ' GREAT IMPORTANCE
Decision in Lane Court En-(World Champion Jersey De
joins Ue of Market Fund
on State Highways
Judge Skipworth of the Lane
livers Fine Healthy
"The detailed soil survey work for
Polk county conducted by the stato
agricultural college soils department
and the federal bureau of soils Is ' AutO
rapimy neanng completion," said C.
LIQUOR IS CAUSE
J. Mcintosh, agricultural press editor
for the college, who made a brief call i
!at the Enterprise office Wednesday
Fulfilling the final requirement by (morning1.
I county court apparently takes Inearth of a living calf, Wednesday j Representatives of the federal and
most wo should Hamc view of market road funds as ' morning, Lad's Iota, owned by Sam j the state offices cooperating: in the
home Thursday inoniinir at
0;U0, Rev. C. C. Curtis of Vancouver, jvl''KO i better there. Seventeen
Wash., and n former Chrlatiun church J ur atf0 1 "o!J my ranch in Soutn
miHU)r of Dallas, officiating. Muny I"ot "J to the Willamette
Jricnils of the family from Dal!n,
does Judge Kelly, lie has enjoined J. McKee, has a string of titles which
the Lane county court from using j makes her the outstanding cow in
(23,000 of market road funds on the; world Jerseydom.
Tho land is so much ', Pacific highway. Here's the storv as As a four-year-old she picked up
and tho yield on an I'Ublished in the Oregonian under the ' Kld and silver medals, and as a rna-
Dallas Instructor on
survey met at Dallas that morning to j
inspect the work as conducted by!
Professor Torgerson and Douglas )
Joseph. A. Griffin, instructor in
manual training and athletic director
in the Dallas high school, 13 dead,
and John Friesen, also of Dallas, is
CiUite seriously injured as the result
I of an auto accident about three mile
fialem and other places vero in attendance-
at tho service and there were
flowers in profusion. Under the di
rection of Funeral Director A. L.
Kcciiey, the body was taken to Salt-m
and shipped to I-amar, Missouri, tho
ld home of tho venerable woman, ac
companied by Mrs. S. Taylor Jones.
Mr. Jones went as far as Portland.
Mrs. Jones' maiden name was Mar
garet L. Johnson. Bhti was born in
Ohio December 1, I Ma. When Mrs.
Jones was about five years old, the
family moved to Johnson county,
Iowa, where he was married to W.
K. Maxwell. July 14. 1-37. To thit
union, wa born March 0, 1HVJ, 1
daughter, Ida E. Karp, who now re
hides at I-aniar, Missouri. May 4,
iWJfi, she was married to Henry C.
Jon at Iowa City, Iowa, and moved
to a farm in Barton county, Missouri
To this union four children were boil.,
of which two survive: W. II. Jorm
of Lamar, .Missouri, and S. Taylor
June of Independence. Mr. Jor.i
died July 7, IM3, having her wi,h
three sous, ages nwigu.g from 8
ll yea ts. One year later nhe StiV
the farm and moved to l.ar:inr, where
h.! bail sime resided continuously,
with the exception of the paot two
years, during which lime she mud
hr home with her son here.
Mrs. Jones was a woman of rare
fortitude and judgment, and the
lessons which she impressed upon
her sons during tho time she was
vK'ir sole guidance to manhood left
a lasting imprint with them. In early
life she was baptized in the Iowa
river, at a time when it was bitter
cold and ice was three feet thick, anJ
he lived a consistent, christian life,
Wing been an active member of the
Christum church for many years.
valley. 1 received $.r0 an acre for it.
This same ranch has changed hands
at flAI an acre since that, and yet
there is really a question ns to wheth
er it has really increased in value.
The product of that farm is less now
than it used to be. I would not trade
my Porker farm for three times as
many acres in the Dakotas, and yet
according to the present schedule of
prices it would bring only about half
"If wo would only forget grain en
tirely, and grow fruit and establish
markets throughout the middle west
so that we could make carload ship
ments, our runchers would be much
moro successful than they ore now.
'To appreciate the advantages of
date Juno 28
Eugene The Lane county court to
day was enjoined by Judge G. V.
Skipworth of the circuit court from
spending $23,000 of market road
money on the Pacific highway in the
construction of a bridge at the north
ern outskirts of Cottage Grove, the
judge having handed down a decision
in the case of S. M. Calkins againssc
the county court and the state high
way commission. The case was In
stituted to test tho right of counties
to use such money for state highway.
It v;as announced that the case will be
eppealed immediately to the supreme
court and that a decision is expectea
about July 11.
The decision not only affects
$43,000 budgeted in I-ane county in
tho market road funds to be used in!
co-operation with the state on stale
mik itiuiniene vaney irom a living u- uul "m u'tuj.-i uie wno.ej
standpoint, all that is necessary is8tate routl program, as many county
10 spend a month in tho middle went ' ct'u" nave aciea on me theory tnat
ture cow, the medal of merit, presi
dent's cup, challange cup, state, class
and national championship.
There are numerous requirements
attached to a champion cow, but Lad-s
Iota has come through all in fiytng
colors. One of these is that to gain
the highest honors it is necessary thai
during at least 150 days of the milk
test, the cow shall have carried a
By delivering 1043 pounds of
butterfat during a year Lad's Iota
smashed to smithereens the Jersey
production record, and now with the
addition to her family, she 13 in un
disputed possession of all honors.
The calf is a heifer, strong ana
healthy, and is worth nearly its weight
in gold from a monetary standpoint
although Mr. McKee has r.o intent to
sell her, believing that she will mako
a very valuable addition to his here.
On display at the Williams Drug
titcnie. Mr. Lanham of tho wesfevn . .
,iiv;c; TT,f,i e4 lh,s "de of Salem on the Salem-
bureau and W. L. Powers, chief ol
soils at the college, are making the
inspection. Field work has been con
tinued since the end of the college
year released men to care for it.
On completion of field work the
various important soil types, whic'a
constitute the backbone of agriculture
in the county, will be taken to the
college laboratories and given com
plete physical and chemical analyses.
The plant food content will be made
matters of record for each type, and
the general areas vhere it predomi
nates will be mapped. The report
usually also contains information oh
climatic and other conditions deter
mining the farming policy, and Is an
excellent guide to practicing farmers
end to prospective investors in rea-
estate in the community.
"City business men as well a
farmers are always interested jn
these reports," says Mr. Mcintosh,
country at this season of the year.
It is hot days and hot nights with
nothing to relieve tho monotony.
"With more rain than usual, crops
are going to be good in Montana, and
market money could be so expended
Judge Skipworth declares that the
state highway and market roads are
two separate and distinct systems
and "it was never the intention of the
the prospects in the Dakotas
Minnesota arc also good.
"I had a pleasant trip, mectinsr expense of
and I legislature that any part of the state
highway should be constructed at the
the market road fund."
many old friends, and a profitable
onu too, in that it made me sense more
fully the possibilities of the valley."
ALL IS READY FOR
1I0TOR CARAVAN TO COME
ilERE NEXT MONTH
F. J. Brennan and Mr. McQuister
of the Portland office of tho Ford
Motor company were in Independence
Wednesday arranging for a car-truck
caravan which will come here about
Ten of tho largest automotive man
ufacturers will be represented in the
camvun, including the Ford, and also
the Standard Oil company, will take
Prt In tho exhibit There are to bo
demonstrations of tractor, truck and
tar work, radio concerts, movie shows
in the open, etc.
The purpose of the trek, which
"vein tho valley, is to stimulate busi
s for motor driven vehicles by
finishing instructive demonstrations
nd entertainmet features.
ONE LEG BROKEN. OTIIEIt
BRUIESD BY TRACTOR
Annual chautauqua at Monmouth
will open Wednesday, July 6 and will
continue for five days, with after
noon and evening performances. It
is what is known as the de luxe Cad
man chautauqua and the program will
Wednesday afternoon A Trip to
the Land of Magic and Art, Staples
Wedneaday evening Magic and
Mystery, Staples and Company; Lec
ture "The Whir of the Newspaper
Prass", Albert L. Blair
Thursday afternoon Artists' Re
cital, Haseltine opera singers
Thursday evening Operetta "Tha
Gypsy Maiden", Haseltine opera sing
ers: Poetic lecture "The House of
Man", "Bill" Bone
Friday afternoon Six Bonnie Las
sies Entertaining, Maids O' Dundee
Friday evening A Joyous Eve of
Fun and Frolic, Maids 0' Dundee
Saturday afternoon Comedy and
Drama, Maurice Drew players; Tra
velogue "Through India with Me",
Saturday evening An All-Star
Cast Tlaying, "Cappy Ricks"
Sunday afternoon Musical Extra
vaganza, Loseff'a Russian orchestral
He further declared that any resolu
tion the county court may adopt tie-
company is a picture of Lad's Iota and "as they serve as guides in establish
the numerous medals which have beers j ir.g big community enterprises tha
awarded to her. j in turn back the city interests. The
I results will be published and the var-
F. A. Eoyington is establishing on ious soil types with notes n farm
the second floor of the Cooper buil t- j crops and soils management shown in
ing the Independence Credit Bureau
Attending the Oregon Normal and
with his class periods coming during
the forenoon, he is at his office here
from 1 until 6 in the afternoon. A
daring the state highway a market ' grfauate of the fcalem law school, he
road," as was done in Lane county, Pf some time practicing his pro
does no tef feet the status of the road. sn in Montana, where he owns a
colors. The whole thing is intensely
interesting and practical."
Mr. Mcintosh is also boosting for
the state editorial association which
meets at Corvallis this year July
21-23. He declares that the associa
tion has done a lot to put the news
paper business on its feet in Oregon,
The fact that the state highway hu-ge ranch. Entering the Monmouth and that the business would not be
commission's and county court's I school at the opening of the summe
"hands are tied" by the decision Is I session he intends to remain there for
entirely beside the question. If the!a year for the purpose of gaining a
hands of these bodies are tied on ac-'hfe certificate. Mrs. Boyington is
count of adverse decision they must' 1'kewise an accredited lawyer, finish
look to the legislature for relief and inK hcr course at the same time that
not to the courts." reads the order iIr- boyington did and is also regis-
of Judge Skipworth.
His decree further reads
"In the instant case the county
court proposes to do exactly what the
law says it cannot do. It is begging
the question to say that because the
county court has by resolution estab
lished a portion of the Pacific high
way in question, a market road, that
therefore they have a right to con
struct the same out of the market
road funds. The Pacific highway is
established by law as such, and no
designation which the defendant's
county court may attempt to give
tered at the Normal. Mr. and Mrs.
Boyington have two children and they
are living in Monmouth.
nearly where it now is if the progres
sive publishers had not maintained
"I also want to see the Enterprise
in the contest for best rural news
service, which will be decided this
year at editoria! convention," ex
plained the college man. "The better
this service, as former contests have
proved, the larger the circulation in
R. W. Travener numbering among the country and the better the paper
his friends many Independence people, . is for. advertising. The best papers
having been for two years principal
of the Monmouth high school has
been a guest in the city of his
sister, Mrs. C. D. Calbreath. Mr.
Travener has been passing a part of
his vacation on a fishing trip to Elk
Lake in the Cascade mountains. Mr.
Travener was accompanied on "his trip
by George Poole of Portland and
Charles and Elvin Calbreath and the
by resolution changes the legal status I Vomg men say that, while perhaps
of the road. The market road fund
Is established for a specific purpose,
and the money cannot be used for any
other purpose than that provided by
LEBANON WILL PLAT
HERE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Lebanon is scheduled to meet the
Independence team on the local
ground next Sunday afternoon, start-
Sunday evening Joy Night Con-j jng at 2 o'clock.
the number of fish captured did not
quite meet their expectations the
scenery and the bacon and eggs
cooked over the camp fire was what
they went after anyway, and along
these lines at least, the camping trip
was a complete success.
carry rully half their news space In
rural items, and more than half their
total space in advertising. This con
test is to encourage the best rural
service for the good of the communi
ties and also of the advertiser and
SEPARATED 40 YEARS;
Reed Wattebarger, son of Mr. and
. Felix Wattcnbarger, had one leg
woken and the other wn
cert De Luxe, Loseff's Russian orches
tral quartet; Humerous lecture .
MnlfA.nn Fun Ouicklv Done". C. L.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Mike Parsigian at the Eoff hop
,yard, last Friday.
After being separated for 40 years
and virtually losing track of eacti
other, Mrs. George Reuf was very
much surprised last Friday by a visit
from a brother, Tom Garr. Ke came
here from Los Angeles and when he
put in an appearance at the Reuf
home on south Main street, he was not
recognized by his sister, but was later
received with open arms after his
identity had been established.
Virginia was the home of the Garrs
(Dallas highway, last Sunday night.
(The car went into the ditch, and
Griffin suffered a fracture at the
ibase of the brain. He was taken to
the Salem hospital where he died a
few hours later. Friesen was taken
;to the Dallas hospital.
j Intoxicating liquor is deemed a.-
! contributing cause to the accident.
After due investigation a coroner's;
jury impanelled by L. R. Chapman,
composed cf E. C. Kirkpatrick, J. R.
Sibley, Tracey Staats, J R. Algood,
O. C. Smith and Walter Wing issued
this significant report:
"Inasmuch as the evidence shows
that intoxicating liquor contributed to
the probable cause of the accident the
jury recommends that the owner of
said automobile, John Friesen, have
his driver's license revoked for a
period of one year from the date of
It was brought out at the hearing
that Griffin, Friesen, and another
Dallas young man, Verne Friar, ha
been riding around Dallas in a cat
Sunday evening, and that at about
11 o'clock the trio started for Salem.
Dissatisfied with the manner in which
the car was being handled, Friar gc
out of the machine near Rickreall and
returned to Dallas.
Friar testified that he believed the
two men had been drinking. Friesen
makes the statement that Griffin wa
piloting the car at the time of the
accident, and claims that he turned
the wheel over to him at Brunk's
corner, after repeated requests had
been made by Griffin.
The cause of the accident appears
to be hazy in- Friesen's mind. From
all that can be pieced together, Grif
fin was driving and stepping on her
and was unable to make the turn on
what is known as Hogg hill and the
machine plunged into the ditch, de
molishing the two rear wheels, but
Griffin was 32 years old. He came
to Dallas last September from Blaine,
Wash., and after serving during the
school year as manual training in
structor and athletic director, in the
Dallas high school, had accepted em
ployment for the summer in the
Dallas planing mill, which is owned
by young Friesen's father. He is
survived by a widow living at Belling-.
ham, Wash., and a mother living at
LOCAL MASONS WILL HOLD
Two special communications are to
be held by Lyon lodge, A. F. & A. M.
for conferring degrees. On Saturday
night of this week, the master's de
gree wlil, be conferred on one candi
date. July 12th, three are to receive the
master Mason's degree. A special
Charles W. Leonard has returned
to Monmouth for a short stay after
spending five months in Portland re
ceivine treatment. Mr. Leonard was
in Independence, Tuesday, greeting : and was there that the brother and , communication of the lodge will be
old friends. His stay in Portland has sister bade goodbye two score years Pened 2 o'clock in the afternoon
been beneficial and he will return aS- and 11 be continued through the
there shortlv to continua the treat-1 Mr. Garr is so taken with the Ore- evening. The work is to be conferred
operating a tractor at Gates one
"V last week. The machine was
a in log hauling, and while the
man was endeavoring to hook
"ain, it started backward, jamming
wtenbarger against a log. Ho was
kc to tho hospital at Albany, and
,. afl sports he was getting along
COST YOUNG MAN $40
lon complaint of J. T. Elmore,
resides a few miles south of
llarvo and William
on ?,?rofano and obscene language
highway, last Saturday night,
act! Attorney Lot Brown of Dallas
ran 08 d'8trict attorney an ar
WarH fnt Was mado wnerely Harve
fore t gailty to the charffa be"
ndaice R W- Baker Tuesday
the charge against William Ward
"flronneil. a nn
- iuia vi wao no-
which was paid.
NORTH DAKOTANS WILL
PICNIC AT M'MINNVILLE
A north Dakota picnic will be held
in the ctiy park at McMinnville,
Sunday, July 9th, according to an
nouncement received by L. W. Fuller
of Farker. All North Dakotans are
requested to prepare a basket of
lunch and attend. It is expected that
a largo number will assemble for tho
event and a pleasant day is anticipted.
BOYS HELP THEMSELVES
TO SAM IRVINE'S PROPERTY
R. W. Hampton of Canby and Don-
aid Dilley. of uaiias, empioyeu
Homer Hill, were charged with help
ing themselves to numerous articles
belonging to Sam Irvine. They were
given a hearing before Justice Baker,
and as both were 17 years old, they
were turned over to the jwenile
court and later discharged, They
appropriated from Mr. Irvine a tent,;
knives, shirts and other articles.
On the Road of Good Intentions
1M WIFE rw 2? f
LOOKS BETTER. .
SHUCKS fffi. Mow Aiutour wr-7J feet'
THERE ARE M Ht &
, MORE WEtPi MJk'J y DBftOVEf
gon country, that he wants to remain by a team made up of Standard Oil
here. He is a single man and will en- employes of Portland.
deavor to find a small ranch which ' Wednesday night, Rev. E. B. Pace
suits him. He sizes ud the vallev n i of Monmouth became a master Mason
similar n chmaic conditions to the
old home land in Virginia.
BUENA VISTA GIRL
MARRIED AT SUVER
Miss Enid Maria Carlson, daughter
of Mrs Sylvia E. Richardson of Buena
Vista, was married Wednesday noon
to Frederick H. Schliemann of Port
land at the home of the bride's uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. James,
The ceremony was performed by
Dr H. Charles Dunsmore of Independ
ence and was witnessed by immediate
members of the family. The bride
was attended by her sister, Miss Carl
son and Miss Edna Miller and the
groom by' Mr. Durbin.
Mr. Schliemann is foreman for the
Brown-McCabe company of Portland.
After spending some time in honey
the newly, married couple
up their residence at St.
in the last regular communication
until Stptember. The meeting was
well attended. A lunch was served.
Sunday, July 2nd, local Masons ac
cempanied by their families, will go
to Forest Grove to visit the Masonic
and Eastern Star home which has
been opened there. They are to meet
in front of the Masonic hall at about
9 o'clock, provided with a basket ot
lunch for a picnic dinner which is to
be served there..
MRS. BRADEN IS EXHIBIT
SPECIALIST IN WASHINGTON
Mrs. Winnie Braden well-known
throughout Polk county through her
connection with agricultural work, is
now with the extension service of
Washington state college as exhibit
specialist. Mrs, Braden is to have
charge of the second annual north
west fruit exposition, conducted by
the growers themselves, at Seattle
from October 28 to November 5th.