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YEAlt No. 6
POLK TAKES MANY
Uc! Breeder. Score High
With Jerseys at the
Polk Jersey scored high at tho
, u fair thU week, honor going to
v D. Sam J MCKC8'
JJJJ Loughary & Son and It. A.
. ty exhibit wu given to I'oJk,
LTnd to Marios and third to Clack
Thin wm entered under the
?t of the Polk County Jersey
S5, club of which G. G. Hewitt I
pwidant. and the premium i. $75.
ftU money will be turned into the
Individual award to Polk breeder.
The Maori," ow"ed by ,UnpJr U
Iliff the grind champion
kll'.t the fair. Mr. Illff also was
,wirdd number of other merltor
bwi ribbon and prl.
With 14 entries in the senior bull
alf clam. Mr. Iliff awarded
nd place and Frank Loughary &
Sen, third. '
R. A. AMorson, flrat on a two year
did bull .with 12 entranta.
S. J. McKeo third on a junior bull
clf in a cla of 16.
Frank Loughary & Son, aecond on
year old cow and aecond on 2 year
oy cow, and first on a herd of a bull
ir,d four female.
Sam J. McKec, aecond on cow of 4
year and over; first on a aonior
yearling cow; aecond and fourth on
lenbr heifer calf, and third on a
bwder' calf herd (2 heifera and 1
Harry D. Iliff Third on mature
w, first on breeder" calf herd, and
third on senior heifer calf.
There was some cla to the mature
cow exhibit. There were 25 entries,
cifht of these being; gold medal cow
tad with onTy one' not a register of
The glory of Rjnda Lad of S. B.
r marching on. He waa owned by
C. G. Hewitt, and for tho beat get of
lire, first place waa awarded to him
by two entries by 8. J. McKec, one
by Harry Iliff and one by Frank
Looghary & Son.
The list in incomplete, but the
data wax not available laat night.
COLLKG K MAKES IUG HIT
AT OREGON STATE FAIU
Oregon Agricultural College, Cor
vallid, Sept. 29 Four extensive ex
hibits at the Oregon atate fair thic
week dhow the work of the atatc col
lege in student-training, experiment
itation investigation and finding
of great value to the farmer, military
quipment for peace and war, and a
huge floral deaign of practical sug
gestions to landscape designers. This
1 by far the lnrgeat and moat com
prehensive exhibit ever put on by 0.
Three slowly revolving1 pyramids
display the work in agricultural edu
cation in print, picture and sug
gestion. The work in liberal educa
tion as well as in the major subject
chosen in agriculture that is open to
young men nnd women completing the
course is Known, and also that gradu
ates after training at 0. A. C. do
The work in homo economics for
women, nnd in engineering, com
merce, forestry, mining, pharmacy,
and vocational education, is presented
in gmphie display. Seventy feet of
transparencies give the observer a
birdseyo view of lending , campus
Pe,,plo ami activities.
The experiment station display
"hows latest findings in farm crop
jn! livestock nnd poultry production,
horticulture, and soils and farm
management. The entire display is n
complete compendium of good farm
jj'ans nnd practices in mose of
Tho military display is put on by
we college and the federal war de
partment, and shows arms of attack
anci defense, infantry equipment on a
Mel dummy soldier, cavalry equip-
"It 011 fin,, .nmn nnil
Picks and kits complete even
ww to the last toothbrush.
Tho floral display is arranged to
ggest designs for florists and at
tractive arrangements with materia'
Mr 11.J nr...
iu lvirs. Emerson uroves u
, "kd the Pendleton round-up the
UH.ni. - -
JOHN A, WOOD DIES
AT HOME NEAR HKKK
John Albert Wood, a well-known
farmer, died at hi home northwest
of town Wednesday night at 11
o'clock. He had been III for nearly
a year and death waa duo to a trem,-
ral breakdown of hi health.
Mr. Wood was M year old, being
born June U, lK&fl. 1I wa a on of
Solomon Wood, an early pioneer.
Mr. Wod la survived by a widow,
Mr. Myrtle Wood, and two daught
er!, Mr. Edna Myers and Mr.
Vivian Meiring of Portland, and
three grandchildren, Piter Bessett,
Daphcnv Beast-It and Bruce Harper.
The remain were taken in charge
by Funeral Director A. L. Kecney
and will be taken today to Walla
Walla, Wash., where funeral service
will be held and Interment made.
Mr. Wood had lived at Walla Walla
for a number of years, and for ome
time operated a large ranch In eastern
He wa a member of Salem lodge
No. 333, B. P. 0. E.; Ochico lodge of
Odd Fellow at Princville and the
Canton at Walla Walla.
MISS IIAZKL HITLER
AND G. A. HVEKS MARRIED
Mis Haul Butler, a daughter of
Monroe Butler, wa married to Grant
Andrew Bycra at the homo of her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs, L. M.
Butler, who live about midway be
tween Independence and Monmouth,
last Saturday night at 7:15. It was
a simple but impressive ceremony
with only the immediate families
present and wa performed by Rev.
H. L. IVoppe of the Baptist church.
Mr. Hyer i a son of Garfield
Myers and i in the employ of the
Standard Oil company. Mr. and Mrs.
Byrrs have Uken up their residence
at the corner of Fifth and F streets.
Both are popular young people and
are receiving the congratulations of
a large circle of friend.
BARTON SELLS SHOP;
PORTLAND MAN BUYS IT
Don Barton has sold the Model
barber shop in the Violette building
to Bert Brooks, formerly of Portland.
Mr. Brooks hs taken possession.
He has a wife and two daughters and
has rented a house on south Third
Mr. Barton is undecided in regard
to his future plans. Ho is expecting,
however, to go to southern California
for the winter.
TO POLK COUNTY FAIR
Mayor R. M. Walker was informed
yesterday by phone that Friday,
October 6, has been designated as
Independence, Monmouth and Dallas
day at the Polk county fair.
FAT PIGS ARE
Porker Industry in Vicinity
of Independence is
carload of .104 prime hogs,
i ...i a f..t niirs. was shipped
some ciuhsi-u - !--' .
. i 1 .. f ivrn W.
to Portland Tuesday uy v.bv
Gray and E. F. Black.
In this consignment were 15 head
of Duroc Jerseys, purchased by Mr.
Black from II. G. Seeley "ch
weighed 3080 pounds, which Mr.
Black declared to be absolutely pr.mo
hogs, and the finest bunch he has
ever bought Mr. Seeley reah.ed
$22 a head for them, at approximately
L months old. They had been
topped out on corn, uniform
About half of the consignment wa,
from tho Gray ranch, and others wero
from Clarence Burroughs, Ver
fink. James Reynolds and Pete
Il!MSrnGray went to Portland with
Cte gshipd -
SnSt of Mr. Black, who ,
acreage this year, and then are sen
to market. It nas bii
jx profitaoie - . .
tew taken up by a number of farm
INDEPENDENCE, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 29, 192
LEBANON MAN IN
Found Guilty Attempting
Child Delinquency and
Is Fined $500
John H. Turpin of Lebanon was
fined $500 and costs by Justice R.
W. Baker, Monday, after being con
victed of an attempt to contribute to
the delinquency of a minor. The
complainant was Mrs. Pempie Miller,
colored, and her 13 year old daughter
was the alleged victim.
Mr. Turpin wa represented by
Newport & White of Lebanon, and
the case ha been appealed to the
circuit court. District Attorney J
N. llelgerson of Dallas was here at
tending to the interest of the people
In the case.
The alleged assault occurred at the
Wigrich ranch a few days preceding
the arrest of Turpin.
Turpin is a married man, about 45
years old. A bond has been furnished
and he has been released.
CLOSE OCTOBER 7th
Registration books will close Oct.
7th. If you have moved from the
precinct where you were registered,
it will be necessary to register again
and this must be done by October
7th if you wish to avoid the red-tape
of swearing in your vote on election
day. Women who have changed
their name by marriage will have to
register. For the convenience of the
voters, County Clerk Moore has desig
nated tho following deputy registrars:
Independence R. M. Walker.
Buena Vista 0. R. Mack.
Monmouth Howard Morlan.
Douglas Irvin Hussey.
Jackson Holt Stockton.
Salt Lake Charles Bratcher.
Spring Valley Mrs. W. D. Henry
Eola Mrs. B. I. Ferguson.
Rickreall J. 0. Price.
Suver Willis Simonton. '
Airlie Kenneth L. Williams.
Bridgeport C. C. Gardner.
Salt Creek Lena E. May.
McCoy Jesse F. Morrison.
West Salem F. L. Wood.
Pedee Clay S. Taylor.
North Falls City Mrs. Vivian
South Falls City Charles H. Ben
ton. Buell M. C .Peterson.
Brush College Mrs. Fred C. Ewing
Lewisville Evadna Smith.
Oakdale C. I. Ballard.
Rock Creek Anna M. Heydon.
GAMES AND RACES
ON CONVENTION PROGRAM
The young people are planning
many features to entertain delegates
at the Christian Endeavor convention.
Besides the addresses at the various
sessions of the convention, Saturday
afternoon will be devoted to games
and contests. Three legged races,
baseball games and other activities
are being considered by the committee
Mrs. S. Taylor Jones is in charge
of the entertainment of the conven
tion. Those coming from distant
parts of the county will need beds
and meals furnished. It is hope J
that people of the town will aid in
this and send Polk county's delegates
home with a feeling that they had
received a warm welcome in Inde
pendence. Tho Christian Endeavor union is
interdenominational in scope.
Hunting Season Opens
LOCAL HIGH IS
Makes Greatest Improve
ment in Appearance of
Independence high school has re
ceived from R. W. Baker, justice of
the peace, a check for $10 for having
made the most improvement in the
school grounds during the past year
in this justice district. The award
waa made by Josiah Wills, county
The contest was open to any school
in the district, which includes Inde
pendence, Monmouth, Buena Vista,
Hopville, Parker, Highland, Suver,
Airlie, Elkins, Oak Point.
Independence high school has made
notable improvement in the appear
ance of the grounds during the past
year. In addition to the fine new
gymnasium, a tennis court was added,
a flag pole nearly 100 feet high, and
new cement walks to the gymnasium
building- are to be put in this fall.
Mr. Baker is so well satisfied with
last year's effort to create a greater
interest in school property, he an
nounced to the Enterprise Tuesday
that he is going to make a like dis
tribution for the present school year,
emphasizing the fact that all schools
in the district may enter the contest.
R. Wr. BAKER IS MADE
ACTING CITY RECORDER
R. W. Baker was made acting city
recorder of Independence at a meet
ing of the city council last Friday
night. The appointment was made by
Mayor Walker and was confirmed by
the council, and Mr. Baker qualified
Mr. Baker's appointment is to fill
the unexpired term of B .F. Swope,
who resigned the office on account
of taking up his residence at Mon
mouth and who intends to devote his
entire time to his law practice.
HAPPENINGS IN THE
Carl Tetherow, a student at O. A.
C, spent the week end with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tetherow.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Tetherow and
daughters, Ruth and Mildred, were
S'alem visitors, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pitzer attended
the state fair Wednesday.
Roy Pitzer, W.H. Hannum, J. V.
Johnson and C. W. Price have been
filling their silos the past few days.
The opening of school was post
poned from September 25th to Oc
tober 2d, due to the fact that so many
of the children were working.
Miss Mildred Manning of Mon
mouth high school spent the week
end with Mrs. Joe Tetherow.
Carl Dodson of O. A. C. spent the
week end with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. R. 0. Dodson.
Miss Verda Crook went to Dallas
Sunday to begin work in the high
Entertained over the week end at
the L. O. Reeves home were Q. G
Reeves, wife and two sons of Port
land. They were accompanied by
Mrs. Margaret Bevier, also of Port
W. C. Williams has gone to Cres
cent, Calif., where he is in the em
ploy of the state highway commis
sion. , He has been in eastern Ore
gon during the past summer.
EVENTS OF INTEREST
AT OAK POINT
Mrs. Frank Webster's brother, Mr.
Telberry of McMinnville, visited the
Webster family on Sunday.
Grover Peterson, Jr., of Oak Point
bought a Fordson tractor last week
and has started his fall plowing.
R. A. Alderson, a well-known farm
er of Oak Point, is building a large
silo for his dairy.
Joy Harriet Collins, a former pu
pil of Oak Point, has returned to her
home at Oregon City after spending
her vacation at the home of her aunt,
Mrs. J. H. Collins.
The Misses Hendrickson, Watkins,
Fumy and Bishop are the new ca
dets at Oak Point school.
Oak Point school began September
'John Titus lost his barn, water
tank, all of his winter feed and a
large car in a fire a short time ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Len Stilwell have
been visiting frienda and relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Watkins, Mrs.
Ella Bigelow hav left for home by
auto to Hastings, Nebraska. They
had been visiting Roy Bigelow and
The Mitoma hop ranch had 1500
more boxes of hops this year than
Many of the pupils of the Oak
Point school have been to the state
fair this week.
ABOUT TO START WORK
The Parent- Teacher association
will hold its first meeting for the
new school year at the training
school, Tuesday, October 3rd, at
3:30 p. m. After a short program
and business meeting- all will adjourn
to the school kitchen where lunch
will be served and those present be
given an opportunity to greet the
critic teachers. At this time the
membership books will be open for
all who will to become members of
the association. This w organization
exits for the sole purpose of assist
ing the school board and the teachers
in making our school one of the best
ijx the state. Through the association
the parents and teachers become
better acquainted, matters of general
interest to the school are discussed,
and many a dollar is turned to the
good of the pupils through the efforts
of the members.
While the school, of course, has the
moral support of every citizen, it is
hoped that this year the membership
list of the P. T. A. will be longer
than ever before. In union there is
strength, to have strength we must
have organization, and as an organi
zation, we are able to do much for
the school that, as individuals, we
could not do.
The fact that we have no children
attending school need deter none
from becoming members of the assoc
iation and a hearty invitation is ex
tended to each and every person who
has the interest of our school child
ren at heart, to meet with us next
Tuesday, extend a welcome to our
critic teachers and become a member
of the association.
Kullander Bro$. Submit Bid
on Third Street
A scarcity of cement is temporarily
holding up the paving of' Third street
from Monmouth to C, a distance of
three blocks. The city council con
vened in special session Monday night
to consider bids for this work. Only
one had been submitted, that of Kul
lander Bros., and that contingent
upon being able to to buy cement at
not to exceed $4 per barrel.
Their bid was $1.89 per square yard
for a six inch concrete surface, 30
feet wide with a 1-2-4 mixture, and
41 cents per running foot for curbing,
with the filling and grading cost
The council was apparently satis
fied that the bid was as low as
could be expected, but owing to the
cement situation, action was deferred
until the regular meeting of the city
council next Wednesday night.
Mr. Nims of Portland, represent
ing the Cement Association of Amer
ica, was in attendance at the meeting
and stated that he expected that in
side of a few days it would be pos
sible to secure all the cement desired.
HIGH SCHOOL HAS
Enrollment is 104 With
Many Pupils From Out
Independence high school opened
Monday with nearly a 50 percent in
crease in enrollment over last year.
Registration totalled 104 Wednesday
night, but it is expected that the
number will go to 110 or more.
Divided into classes the enrollment
is: Senior, 14; junior, 23; sophomore,
21: and freshmen, 46. There are 23
pupils from outside the district the
largest number in years and the in
crease from this source is largely due
to the addition of agriculture to the
course of study. Sixteen are regis
tered for this work and this is deemed
Sunt Byers and the other mem
bers of the faculty are finding that
they have more than their hands full,
and the board of education, at a
meeting Wednesday night, authorized
the addition of Mrs. Grow as a part
time teacher. She is the wife of H.
W. Grow in charge of the agricultural
work, a college graduate and an ex
There was no" session ol nign
school yesterday in order that the
pupils might have the privilege ol
attending the state fair.
Outside pupils enrolled are:
Highland Jim Stapleton, Marian
Dickinson, Pauline Dickinson, Roy
Yung, Paul Yung.
Suver Addie Gobat, Alma Ogles
bee. Oak Point Geraldine Bigelow,
Chester Downing, Edna Joy.
Marion county Rita Ruch, Orin
Hoskins Sherman Foster.
Parker Carl Fuller, Glenn Sparks.
Monroe Vieth, Margareiutte Zielesch.
Hopville Ward Moore, Nina Por-
terfield, James Hanna, Helen Porter
field, Lester Moore.... ....
Valsetz John Gordon.
A budget covering the estimated
expense of the district for the present
school year was submitted to the
board Wednesday night by Clerk
Charles G. Irvine. W. T. Hoffman,
R. M. Walker and C. W. Irvine were
the three freeholders invited to assist
the board in determining the amount
necessary for the year's expense and
a budeet was finally made up which
will be printed in the Enterprise next
week. A. C. Moore is chairman of
the board and other members are M.
H. Pengra and D. E. Fletcher.
TWO $50 FINES LEVIED
IN POLICE COURT HERE
John Clancy of Portland and John
Brown of Salem were each fined $50
by City Recorder R. W. Baker, Mon
day. They were taken in tow last
Saturday night by Chief of Police
Parker on the charge of being drunk
and disorderly. Mr. Clancy's car was
held as security and the two men were
Both pleaded not guilty but the
judge thought otherwise and the fines
were paid. ,
HORST RANCH IS
MADE A GAME PRESERVE
A game preserve agreement has
been recorded by the county clerk at
Dallas, whereby the Horst ranch of
over 1000 acres has been made a wild
bird and game refuge for a period of
I TRAIN STRIKES TRUCK
AT AMITY; LITTLE DAM AG
The northbound morning Southel..
Pacific train Wednesday struck at
Amity a Ford truck driven by a high
school professor, overturning it,
smashing one rear wheel and carrying
it 20 feet deposited it against the
Southern Pacific depot. The driver
was not injured.
FORMER NUN WILL SPEAK
AT BAPTIST CHURCH
Miss Elizabeth Schaffen of Port
land, a nun for 31 years and known
as Sister Lucretia, will address a
public meeting in the Baptist church
at 8 o'clock next Monday night.
POLK TAKES SECOND
PLACE IN AGRICULTURE
Polk was awarded second place in
the county agricultural exhibits at
the state fair. -i
van of laat week.