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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 27, 1894)
A Happy New Year Try our
Items of Local News.
Apple Butter and Chow-chow in hulk, Celery Sauce and Dressing, at Douty & Looko'o
iml r'.M.-n...., corner lUllmad and
Monmouth slreuls, 1ii.I.h.ii.Iui.o, Ore-
i M. (lltAVIM.-. I; H-UKI;
,rlty ol Michigan graduate. I n '
imIum ovor liuUHiiiliiiii)u National
link. IinlfjHiuliu, OffgOII.
ri. C. ICIMJ5V. - DENTIST,
iloiunoulli. All work war-
OHO. A. MMITII.-ATIOKNK.
III. Olltc over li.deM..,.loiieo
National Bank, independence, Or.
. iM,7i.lt. DENTIST
trei, Monmouth, Ore.
W A. VANNOIU'WICK.-IN
ff,a,:ii rU.r. Two.- . H .av
urixn i ,. ........ l.oiif.I ni
' ..'": .. T. " ' V...V d,.r to First
snort no.i.w. -
Nw lonitl mum, i-,..,.,..1,1..,,
ftfTwo bulli tubs no tedious "m"
HtMII ninl JJOUS!-We. c"!Ty
,P..,J, "!f i... IM.ru. Moulding",
at MU.-hsll A 'fuammi".!1.. Main slntd
t:.; ..o"i.i 7 v ii. ptterlio
' ::. ,"w;;k or u mni
,,u" T.nileiJ Ulid WW
TJii. aorv. Andrew
. ... ... viii- T1IK TON K)
uiIi AltVlsT. no i.tiHThr In
LviV. . ..Jm.i ilmuIuk. Give him
mr work. farHhuvInK Ifci. WJ.
tJuttlngS'..'. Baths i,u- lul" ,H '
t). A. Kramer. Jeweler.
Out wanted nl llo Hlnr Grocery.
Lly,rMl salt at tlio Star Grocery
W. E. Wiiiiii, f McCoy, wu
oily M outlay.
iiv. c. o. r'K. ii -y"
wiut lii lha elty l"t Monday.
Kev. Jm-I lledgcpath.of Pee m
In llioolty trading, Saturday.
rrof. Nlik Tartar, tho veteran
Dee iH-dagoguos, was in i"
Patt.-raon Bros, have a large '-
gent llnool silverware which they are
losing out cheap.
A iiuiiiIkt of Ihe Normal student
uro taking advantage t' holidays
to Vlnit llH'lr homes.
Miss I-otU Hola-rlson, of Portland, l
vInKIiik at her staler', Mm. W. 11.
Cmvi'ii, In llilnciiy.
Mm. Frnk l'Vuloii. of McMIiihvIIIh,
Ih vIhIHiik Willi Moiiiiioulli rtlullve
during llm lillly.
h jmt cent money to ! "1 'un'
Murlly. Loiiim mmiu iiick,
Wrlglit, DuIIhh, Oifgon.
Onlv n fw mor luj t ly K"-
ivrU-dln If you wunt a clmucu t llmt
Itnu liiit J. 1. Jrvlno'n.
MImm 1HII llolmiinon, of Yuulu,
tvitK Ihtb vIhIUhk ovt-r CIhImIiiiiw with
thu fuuilly of J. H. Holiuiinoii.
I'lof. 1 4. l-.Hwuiin.of the Monmouth
j.lllillUKolloolK, g4V0 till! KSTKMI'BIHK
olIHt! it iilcuNHiit roll Hutunluy
(1 V. (ilbwiii Infiirum u Unit U"'
Ihi.jiIu of WfllH mid Hiivit ttlflinilwl
ClirUliium Hlth tli uciiul ffllvltkt.
How uro you K"lo t filfbiiito lliu
Ni w Vinr' Why, I uni Kl"r t" t
tfiid llw dig diim nl Inilfjiemli'Mfo.
Mm. Atlii Vituitliiui ciiiiiu U iroiu
I'ortliuul on Kuturdiiy' train, mid In
vWllu with ttio family of J. 8. Cooji-1
J. 1). lUVINB,
'justice of the 'Pbqcd,
IXDKI'KSKKNi K, OIlK.
Writ l!i..iru.i.M.I iiHiU..f..ll- l"H
Wuni.il nl "' fryhTC.
MHS.SJJMH K. JI7.V.V,
, iitk to, nr.
Chop - House
"rli ov.l.M nla) utt li . ""
"""" TJmw bdiuiho. Mm t.
If vou Mitok fm
mil liiKH-ft our line
if mid t 'ni it.
Ttnv iiriMiilti i lioli f
mid very iciihoii e 1 1
P. C. PATTERSON J
We hi ollVrlnu fn-h
cmidlMi mi'l nulH ut
um low it nlit hh e
iniwll.lv inn. Hmni'lu
our dtiliTint klHtln.
For quarter of wotury Dr. Kliiw
A Qatrter Century Test
".t I u.niiunrtf hll ItlU
tho nilllionii who tmve rvi-i-lved heni-lll
from IU IfHtlfy U lt wondi-rful ei
..,i .w,u ..r In all (llm-HHi H of I hnmt,
Chit ind l.uii(?. A r.-mr.ly t lmt jm
ttnod the ti-tt m Ioiik mid tlmt him K'v
cn no unlvenml wil infliction U iiucri
riuiPnt. Krnili lttK l.'l"v-'y K11"!-:
Ii.tred to kIvo n-IU-f, or the money will
N l r.ftin.liil. It In wliulttcd to t ie
n.hHlilo for CoiiKhg ami o11h.
rru Jlottlo Free at uny
i)rii(? Store. Large le CO centu ami
N.tko I. luriiiy iMu t"i "10 ""."
' tuei-tlnc or lh Klo.'k.K.KI.'i ' Tho in
M.n.tnroWiiU'ruiia Kh-otrle Mul.t Co. will
l. hchl at llic Iinlieniliiiioo Nullomit VuhM,
Inu.Hwml.rn.XN OroK-m, oil Wciln.l..y, tl
SDlli hy of Jmiuary, W oVI.h-K l. ".
rortlie nirp.we of iKo.llim ollliwrn for Mhl
iniHinvanilalln.lliig l nueh "H'er tl
ncM an may coirni leforiulil iuitlint.
11. H. JAHI'KUMUN, H.0.
Marshal'i Botice of Balfl.
To whom It limy conpfin:
Notlro In hcroliy tven that I Imvc tk.
iip and Impounded, whll runuliiK t lurito
.iii.li. tlis llmlU. of (ho flty of Ind.iMii-
old; ono yollowlMh jmy miiro, tthout 5 yer
r Tho owner .In h.-rctiy nollllcd that uiiHbk
Ihe twine l UiKcn nwny una uil cimw
.....- mild within ten d "on, nine,
iheywlllbeilduipulilli!iiUflloii on Hutur
v.. M lll. ut. 3 o'rl.M'lc P. ui., to the
lilKhcKt bidder for cbhIi In tmnd.
lii.leiendeiiee,Ore., Kiw, llNlHlH'
i A. J. fl'ITKH,
1 ' City Mamlml.
Hljhest Honors-WorW Fair.
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure Crape Cream of Tartar Powder. Fret
Ammoni-. 'io, .xy other adulterant
YEARS THE STANDARD.
I. C. Dickey and finully, ol Alhany,
Npent thu Chrllmiw lioliilaya n thla
elty vllilug with the fumlly of C. W.
The In.lejieii.li'Ufe t'lty Hand will
Klvo u giuiid hall on New Yeur'a eve.
Only one dollar a couple. Don't for.
Ki t It.
(irau.l Now Yeur'a hall on Monday
evening, Ditfiuber ill, IUt. Hupja-r
,.til. I liv nturaiit at &0 cellta a
Hihrluir ami Miwt Dolla
WlM-mnii. of thla city, vWted at Itcv
i U. V. rollnn'a. In Alhany, over Butur-
, ilur ami Hundny.
Mr. ami Mm. Ilulcliliia, of Haleui,
L.M-iit fhilatmna day with Mm.
: . . ... .. (.
lluteh iih' parent, Mr. auu ir. .
0. ltii hardu, of lh:a city.
Will Madlaou and wife, of Homhurjf,
are anemll nit the holiday with relu-
tlvta lu thin elty and vicinity. They
will return home next Hal unlay.
The family of V. W. Irvine, together
with the fumlly of I. -' Dickey, had a
private ('hrlaliiiaa tree nl Mr. Irvine'a
reHldeuce lu thla elty on Uirialmaa eve.
Mr. and Mra. W. NV. WllUnma, ac
companied by their ami I'd., are HK iid
lug theChrlMtmaa holidays with their
mii.in-law, liev. D. V. l'oling. of Al
"We'll dance all nlK'lit '111 hroad
ilaj HkIU ami take the girl homo lu
the morning" at the oicra houae ou
New Ytar'a eve. Under the auplcea
of the Imleia-ndence t;ity bund.
Don't forget that J. 1. Irvine la wil
ing aiigar, milt and coal oil at about coat
for cumIi on the block. The money la
what we WBlit and we me going to gel
ourahareof It If low prices will do It.
Mm. HinllH, who haa been vllt!ug
with herein. Attorney deo. A. Smith,
of thla city, returned to her Iowa
u-t Thuradav. While en route
(w - f
. . . i. 1 1 ......
Hhe will visit Her aou wuo u
All thoco who desire a knowledge of
Htenography and typewriting womu
do well to Hee'or ooiiiniuiiieaie wim
Mlas t'ora Goodwin. Iiulepcmlence,
Or. Now Ih your oimuriuiiujr w
..tilri. ihiH very uneful study in a abort
.!..... n.,.i ,.t nMiMonidilc rates. Private
IcHMona given If desired.
Indeiicmlence Chanter No. 2 ), R. A.
M., elected the following ollleers
for tho ensuing year: W. r. conna-
way, II. I'.i J. H. Moron, K.;
Klt.'huni, serllie; O. L. Hawklua, C.of
II ( II. It. l'utterson, P. 8.; P. C. Pat
terson. It. A. C; A. Smith, secre
tary; J. S. Cooper, treasurer V. L.
The publishers of thla paper would
respectfully ask those who are in ar
rears to the Kntrupkise to make
prompt payment on the first or the
new year. While we know that money
Is close, it is this very closeness that
makes It needed all the more by us,
.ml as we wish to make certain 1m-
.,r,,v..meu(s In our business, we must
.....r...v to reach that end. Our
rapidlv Increasing business uccessi
rntcs the purchase of a lower press In
the near future, and prompt payments
will greatly aid na lu the mailer.
If the recent sale of tho Oregon Ta
..!,. Unllroiid should bo confirmed by
the court It will mean the extension of
the road over In to eastern Oregon ami
connection with some traiis-eonli-nental
line. Messrs. IJouner and Ham- j
moiid, the purchasers of the Onon
Pacific, re the prime movers In the
proposed Astoria railroad, aud it is
among he possibilities that a branch
road from the Columbia river seaport
will Intersect the Oregon Paciflo at
Corvallis. There is
.head of the Oregon Pacific If it has
fallen Into capable and energetic hands.
It will do much to develop the W 11
lamctte valley and eastern Oregonv
Pop corn at the Star Oroevry.
lion. J. O. HtimlH, of Alrlie, wa In
the tlty Wednesday.
John M tiller's market ou U street haa
a fine dlMirlay of meat.
Men's light full culf hoots for 2.1W
at Patterson's shoe store,
Clarence IrvluespeutChrlNtma with
his folks at MoMlnuvllle.
Dr. Graves la aiatu.lliiK t 1 l
with his relative at Kli.'rld.ui. j
i.r,.r T a. Haves la altcmllng the
state Teachers' Aaaiailallon at Portland.
Sperling Ur.ia. had a splendid display
of meuts lu their maiaei on v. ...-..-
"Tony" Noltou, editor of the Port
laud Dispatch, was In the city Uil
That lamp at J. P. Irvine's will las
given away ui 2 o'clock p. m.
KrengelA llllllurd are now doing
business In their new shop on eornerof
fll und Main streets.
The New Year's hall at tlio opera
hull promises to he the moat elegant
affair of the seusoll.
Auot her slilpuK'iitofth.we?2Wb.K.ts
Just arrived at Pullcr-oii'a shoe store.
Plenty of them now.
Itcv. I.. S. Fisher will preach In the
Grace fcvangclieul church next Sun
day at 3 p. in. Alt are Invited.
Young mail, If yu wish to be l
stvle buy a pair of those "rawr toe
mIkh'S at Patterson's ah store.
Mrs. Kutonand Mm. vaugnau,
i...... vUlilmr frleiidK lu the city,
returned to Portland Wednesday.
If you want silverware or Jewelry re
member that Patterson ilros. ure sell.
Ing out their ts:k at bottom (.rices.
'i i. n.,il..rOrchelra and the Iude.
pcn.lence City Hand Mri.lhh the music
ut the grand hall on New 'k ear a ee
-ei, ,....ki. house of Klias Ferguson,
.. ... l'l. I ic ,.r
place, was robbed of 300 pounds of i.rk
hist Monday wight.
Now la the time to buy your sugar.
() iMHiml Ut granulaU'd ulid two
chances at too lamp ir . .
dollar at J. P. Iivlne s.
F K. Shiifer, the C street harness
maker, la selling the lst of g.s.ds at
very low rule. Call on him when In
need of anything lu thul line.
Itev. J. S. Smith will preach al
Huena Vista next Sunday ut 11
mid at the church at Independence at
710 p. m. All are cordially Invited.
ti... .nv tile ditch is doing g.std ser-
i-..,..!e. ltlm-ks No. 10 amt liar."
.......I., .trained. The water was taken
..49i .i..i ..n.r the lust heavy rain
III! Ill yniv
The tallorshop. C street, is thecheap
est ..lace In the city fr clothing,
workmanship and material consid
ered. We will prove It to you If you
will call It will be no trouble.
Dutph's men have airea.iy uu..i.....
cd all hope of nominating him on Joint
bullet or electing linn, ami aru . . ev
ening to cause a dead lock and preveut
senator being cleweu u.r i
...... I, Ill'rlit
Iwo yearn. I uiaunsm j ivuu..b....
You want to purchase canines ami
confectioneries for the hoininys. u
Hmklng your select lous reiucnioer u....
a g,Hl article U cheaper than a cheap
one. The Ih.n lion has a large stoc.1
of the best candies ou the market,
which It l selling aa low as u im.ss.u.j
Fresh fruits, fresh candles and a fine
line ol ulnars at tho lion Hon.
W. II. Cravi.ii, of this elty, visited
Portland during the holidays.
II. A. Mears, a prominent mining
mull of Salt Lake City, Is In the city.
J. 11. Nismllh Informs us that the
wide-awake psophM'f J tick real I had a
fine Christmas tree and celebrated lu
Domr Hanford accidentally fell from
the rs,f of Kiengel & HUllurd'a black,
smith shop today (Thursday) and re
ceived several bad brulfes.
Oris Itola-rtson, who la attending
liool at Kugune, returned to Ih.I-
. . ...... .. ... I it... Iw.ll
iH'inlciice last, wees, to mxi -
days with his folks. Oris says that lie
Is getting ou splendidly at the Eugene
Mrs. Peter Cook, of thla city, has
flue cala Illy plant or which sn(i
ulto nroud. The bulb was sent her
some two ycais ugo by Mrs. Lallan
slcur, of Palo Alio, Cnl. The plant Is
now in bloom and a beautiful itouuie
blossom ornaments one of the stein of
Tlie lovclv weather of the' last few
diivs is one of the pleusant featuies oi
tho Christmas- holidays. veryuouy
seems lo enjoy the glad sunshine, and
there Is lust enough Imar frost of morn-
Jngs t make ivr sircet . flti-trlun
step up brisk ami lively.-- vo
passed all the yeurs of. tur life in Ore
gon, but we have neves witneafccd love
lier weather than tho present at this
season of the jcur. , . "
W. It. hauler, a promlueiit Suit
Lake -ap!tiillst, was in the city this
week. Mr. Lawlcr has recently pur
clina. il large milling iuteresta in the
IJoheniiiin district and Is preparing to
develop his mines In the near future.
Mr. Lawlcr owns an Interest In n large
farm about three miles north of this
place and is well kuown lu this locul
ily. lie has had largo expufleuce In
lulning und Is a gentleman or lutein.
gence and liuo business capacity.
A Visit to Biokrealt.
The editor of this paper visited Ihe
thriving lilllu vlllagu of Itlc.kr.-all last
Saturday ufteruoou. lie mei who
several old acjuain lances and was
glad to remark the many evidences oi
thrift which chaiacleriMi that line
agricultural region. There la no
richer soil lu the state or a more pros
,er.u community than tho Itl. knull
Our old friend, Uncle josuuu w
Daniel, shewed us through tho Wck
reall roller mills. Thla Is one of tho
finest roller mills m the, valley. It
bus six wis of double rollers and
capacity of 175 barrels of Hour ve' d.v'
The mill Is a three story with Water
pr.Hf concrete basement, and Is operat
ed by both steam and water-power.
Steam power u,y u"d ,uri"K 1,10
short dry season. The machinery Is
modern hi style throughout and In
cludes the very latest Improvements.
We also visited KlrkUnid & Co. 'a evap
orator or fruit dryer. This company
haa turned out ubout twelve t.iis ef
dried fruit, Including apples, pnuie,
etc. They employ five men mid have
made a run of about 73 day find
expect to close tho season's work this
Messrs. Gibson & Huron ore doing
a fair business In the mercantile line.
They carry a good assortment of staphs
in dry g.ssls and groceries. The vil
lage has two blacksmith shops. W. J.
Kirkland I located in the town of
ltlckieall prop., while J. W. Vuughun
has Wis shop on the south side of the
creek, where the grlsl nun i i"v"-
The village has on ciimuieu pol
lution -f about one hundred. It has a
neat churcli a-i'l a fair sized (school
lintm... The school is prospering finely
under the efficient management of
Prof. D. A. Iloug Heliglous services
are held in the church nuite regularly.
I0HEI3TMA3 AT IUDEPESDENCE.
Dr. Kpley six-nt Christmas
). M. Hewitt, of Lticklamutf,
was in town Tin nJay.
Clurley Doughty, of the Ob
server, spiit Cliristma in town.
Tlio meetings ot the Evnnjielicpl
church continue ami the Interest
seems to lie deepening.
An informal reception was given
at the Normal chapel by the ltu
! dent Tuesday evening.
Geo. Adkiua and r, A. Stacy-
How tb Various Oharob Obiemd
,tbs Grext Anniversary.
Tho churches of Independence
etlebraled tho Christmas festival
in the usual manner, and whilo the
people manifested a lively interest
in tho great Christian jubilee, they
were quite conservative in their cx-
A VSIOS IKSTIVAL.
Tim members, of tho Christian
mid Comir galional churches held j
a union f. etival at tno lormcr ; etarted for Uino couniy on a iiuni-
plnci 6f worship on CliriHtmai eve. -UVA t.xiK(lition this week.
tiitea largo audieiicwaiireHent .1 hr,e bocamo con-
Thc iH-aulilul evergreen iiroccu, ..-.. Hllllir(iflV n,,d succeeded In
TOM IN SIIH3 - Hi:.VIH.
Lvon Lodge No. 20, A
F. & A. M.,
elected the following officers lor theeu
suingyear: E. L. Ketchum, W.-I.;
j. Domsife, S. W.; 11.11. Juspers..n, J.
,V : II. llirsehberg, treiisurei; v .
tyler. InsUllatlon or oinecre w
held thiscveuiiig (Thursday.)
A room U ls.-lng fitted up ou 0 street
for the cigar manufactory f K K
Griffith, of McMinnville.-WitS.do.
Fortlie information ol our chj .i
temporary, whose editor Is presumably
not acquainted on U street, we will
say that Mr.' Griffith will occupy
rooms In Ihe Little Palace hotel.
We arc told that Hamilton Mulkcy
last " 200 bushels of outs in tho Mon
mouth warehouse fire. He holds an
Insurance ou the grain, but we do nol
k,,.,w the amount. Mr. sniiKey is one
AtUntlon, 0. A. R.-All old soldiers
Interested lu the formation of a G A.
It. post are rojiiesled to meet at the
store of Comrade Stockton on Friday
evening at 7:30 sharp! for preliminary
TUe A. S. T. A:ociatioa. The Anuu-
ul Slute Teachers' Association Is now
in session at Portland, Or. Tills prom
ises to be one of t he-moat interesting
..,.i.ilmr ever held in the state. The
program is (juile elaborate and nearly
uil, if tot quite uil, Of Ihe leading edu
cators of Ihe state are participaMug in
Warehonse Enme, Cattron ISros.1
warehouse, t Monuioutb, was burued
to the ground Wednesday morning be
tween one and two o'clock, a. m. The
origin of the tlrB'iH.tiiiknowu, but is
suppused to be the work' of au Incendi
ary.' .The building was: a large wooden
structure Un.lv cnlHied aljsiut 5,OOQ
buahel4 of grain'. . 'VVe ouderstiiud the
building w: liiaartsf for (1,200, and
there wasahnadl aliitmnt of insurance
on the grain. ' Tl Cattron Itros. pur.
chased the warehouse inly about two
weeke ago- The- loss falls, heavy ou
them, as well as'on the farmers who
had grain stored lu tho building.
A Largo Tlio Drain. Messrs. Ilurrusi
Axelson are putting hi a Inrgctile ditch
in the ceiifial part of tho city. The
j ditch begins at V street, between I Inril
and Fourth streets, and runs nonli
along the alley hi the center of block
11, and theuce east through tho Peter
Cook pmptTly, emptying into the
slough. .The mufti ditch baa sufficient
capacity to drain 3o0 aereB and it. has a
fall of three and one-half inches. Mr.
Bun us Informs us that 5, C. 7, 8 and 10
inch tilo will be us.ni. A number of
small lateral ditches will lc connected
with the main ditch for drainage pur
poses. Tliis is a much needed Improve
ment and should be extended to every
part of tho city.
A Venerable Pioaesr. Uncle Harrison
Bruuk, who Uvea. on the lower Hick
reall, has been in feeble health for sev
eral mouths, but is now improving
somewhat. Mr. IJiiink is an old pto
neer settler of Polk county, and is now
Fifty Ym la Polk County. ,
A kind and valued friend tend us the
following contribution, with the modest
admonition that we have tlio privilege
of cutting the article if we wish - W '
take great pleasure in publishing in full
tho "little offering," to qnoto the fchci
toui language of our correspondent, "to
tho old friend who remembered us on
the eve of tho ISth instant" :
Tuesday, the 18th instant, being the
fiftieth anniversary of Uncle Joshua Mc
Daniel's ai rival in tins valley, a few
friends were invited to spend the eve
ning witn him. There were present five
of the pioneers of 18-U-Mr. Alice Dcu.p
scv, daughter of Gircy Enibrec, Mrs.
Sarah Burch and Mrs. Josephine Uoyie,
danehters of Col. Nathaniel Ford, Ma-
ri.m fiolf. son of David Uoff, and Joshua
McDaniel. son of the widow McDaniel of
i-..! .losluia related many incidents
,J l,i ,rlv life in Oregon. He had
very distinct remembrance of his first
a...''. v,rV in tlds valley. "I made 100
rails for ono bushel of wheat," paid he
4 nd after 50 years of industry and fru
cality he' has more than a competency
for his old a;.;. The evening was most
dipt. Gotl related
of olden time?
anmiHt.iciiuiirt iila-o near the pulpit
and was loaded with numerous hol
iday presents, llt-v. K. L. Bhelley
delivered tho address of welcome
and the choir furnished some excel
THE BAPTIST CHRISTMAS TR E.
A largo crowd also gathered at
the liaoiist church U) enjoy the fes
tal occasion. Ihe church wans
were ornamented with ivy vims
and decorated with appropriate
mottoee. Tlio Christmas tree was
nicely trimmed and decorated. W.
L. ilkins made a few approjiriate
remarks telling why we celebraie
Christmau. There were several
rcciutions and music by tho choir.
AT TUB M. E. CIIUBCH.
Tho entertainment at the M. E.
was nuito cntertaiiiing. The
Christinas tre was prettily decor
ated and aleo tho walla of Un
church There was a fair sized
audience and everyone appeared to
enter into the spirit of the occa
Tin. choir furnished some
very cood music and there were
several recitations iy toe ciuiuicn.
The walls were decorated with mot
THE PBESBYTEKIA.N EXEKCISE8.
Tho exercises at the I'resbyte
, . ...... .f in
rian ctiurca were nuno rnu...
the other churches. A nicely dec
orated Christmas tree, mottoes on
the walls, inueic by tho choir anu
recitations. Kev. Ur. uaicomo oe
livcred the address of welcome.
The program was very cleverly
rendered and the evening passed
olF quite pleasantly.
of our moat indust rlous citizens, but ho j s years of age. In the early days no
i.....v i.Hor l,v tire during nn w:;s better or more favorably
tho past vear. Jim larni resiuc.. o
burned down during the summer.
President Chapman, in his "educa
tional intelligence-' notes in me D.u.e
University Bulletin, says: "At in.io
isjudence we found Priucipal Hayi-s,
with his assistants, teaching not only
the ordinary eighth grade brunches,
i... ..io nmonir other things political
economy and German. Such signs of
Intellectual vigor are most unpen.,.
The school house nt Independence is
an excellent building."
On last Tuesday while Dr. Taylor
and family, of Amity, were driving
across the bridge leading to tho ferry
at this place one of his horses dropped
Its fore leg through a hole lu the deck
ing and was violently thrown to the
fioor. Assistance came to the doctor's
aid and the horso was n-scued without
receiving any serious injury.
ought to be scraped off the bridge and
repairs made wherever needed. A lit
tle care might save a good deal of tin
necessary expense to the county.
The editor of this paper visited the
county seal Saturday, and his "Utter
half aeeonipauied him as far aa ltick
ll lie found the roads leading luto
Dallas In about the same condition of
the Independence roails piouij in
,,.t slush The city has a quiet
tho normal eouditiou of
all valley towns during the winter sea
son. 11 gave the Observer, Tran
script aud ItemlK-r offices call, and
Invited Brother Wash to stop in and
see us the next time he passes through
known than ILirrisou Bruuk. lie is
a typical pioneer, frank, hospitable and
upright in his dealings with men. He
Is one of the few old land-marks of the
pioneer dayp that are left tJ remind
the present generation of the heroic
baud w hose courage, patience aud in
dustry made this Country what it is
to-day. May we, docendauts of the
old pioneers, always keep their mem
ory fresh and green. v
A Santa Claus Cantata. The young
people of the Christian and Congrega
tional churches will give a Santa
Claus juuior cantata ot the opera houso
on Saturday evening, Dec. 20. A very
interesting program lias been arranged
..l.t.di will consist, in lairt. iu vocal
solos, quartets, chorus of 16 fairies, a
boys' brigade, two Santa Clauses, etc.
The committee has been working bard
Ut make the cantata ono of the most
brilliant local affairs of the season, aud
a highly creditable entertaiumeut is
assured. A mid-holiday entertainment
is a treat which the citizens of Inde
pendence seldom have an opportunity
of enjoying, and as this is a special af
fair in the interests of good morals aud
right living, the people should give it
a liberal patronage. Reserved seats 15
ceute; "geueral admission 10 oeuts.
The Average Man
who suffers from headaches and bil
iousness needs a medicine to keep
l.T stomach and liver in good work-
in order. For such people Ripans
. . . . 1 1 1 A - 1 ... 1
a,,nin uinusiir' stories
"when the young folks danced all night
till broad daylight and lite boys went
home with the girls in the morning.-'
Tho Kick reall cornet baud furnished
some excellent music and gave three
hearty cheers for "the pioneers of '44.''
These gatherings of the pioneers are
pleasant, and yet fad; sad when we see
onlv a few left of those who so cheerfully
bore the hardships of those early days,
A few more years and there will be no
o:ie to answer the roll call for the pio
neers of 1844. FonTY-roPK.
Hood's Pills are the best family
cathartic and' liver medicine.
Harmless and reliable. 5
AlOO Reward. 100.
The readers of this paper will be
pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
i.., ul.b. to cure in all its stages aud
that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is the onlv positive cure now known
... ti,. ,,.,.li.iil fiaternitv. Catarrh be
ing a constitutional disease, requires a
arrh Cure is taken internally, acting
directly upon tho blood and mucous
sorfuces of the system, thereby des-
troviug tne r.nimluuou oi me uimo-.
ami giving the patient strength by
building up the constitution and as
sisting nature in doing its work. 1 tic
proprietors have so m ueh faith in its
curative powers, that they oiler One
Hundred Dollars for any case that it
fails to cure. Send for list of Testimon
ials Address .
V. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O.
BSold by Druggists, 7oc. 8
M. E. quarterly meeting
Saturday and Sunday.
P.ev. Harmon preached two able
sermons last Sabbath.
Our accommodating merchant, J.
S. Courter, was in Portland last
week on business.
L. M. Murray, Jr.. has returned
limn A after teaching a successful
i.rm nf school at upoer Salt creek.
Dr. Browne, who recently lo
rated here, is havins an extensive
nractice. Under his treatment the
sick are all improving.
Th nubile school was not in ses
si.in two or three days last week,
owinz to tho fact that both teach
ers were on the sick list.
A Christmas entertainment by
the M. E.-Suuday school on Christ
mas eve was well attended ana
pronounced by all present a suc
Jno. M. Parry recently traded his
farm near Falls City for one near
breaking a shaft out of his buggy.
The male quartet made their or
ganist, Miss lxttie urounn, a pres
ent of ..handsome music stand.
Prof. Ginn's music class at th
Christian church will have no
more meetings until after the holi
days. The Dallas and Monmouth foot
ball teams will have another game
on the first Saturday after the hoU
Mr. Eddelman returned from
the Big Elk country Wednesday.
He brought quite a load of salmon
Quite a number of the teachers
will attend the meeting of the State
Teachers' Association in Portland
Prof. Giun and Dr. Epley accom
panied the athletes to Corvallis
Friday. We suppose they went
along to keep the boys straight.
The meeting at the Evangelical
church has closed. About, SO unit
ed with the church. Brother Fish
er is an earnest and faithful worker.
A large number of the Normal
students started home Friday so as
to be able to make the trip in one
dav. School will not commence
until after New Year's.
The Normal Athletic Association
cave an entertainment in Corvallis
on the evening oi uw.
were greeted with a small auaienco
and lost money in the trip.
An interesting entertainment was
civen at Elkins Friday evening. A
- ... , i : . .1
large crowd attenueu iv aim ik
favorably of the exercises. 1 he
kins people do notning Dy naives.
The series of lessons in vocal
music given by Prof. Ginn at the
public school closed Wednesday.
Another class will probably be or
ganized, as all were well pleased
with the result.
The bazaar held by the Ladies'
Aid Society was quite well patron
ized. Among the many attractions
we noticed a duck made of butter
which showed considerable ingenu
ity on the part of the maker.
The Christmas tree given atthe
Christian church by the members
of the Sunday school was a success
in every particular. j
-rram was given, after which the
presents were distributed, and a
large number of the littlj foiiS
(and some Dot so little) were made
Owing to so many failing to at
..,, tha tvrit.in s class at the public
school, after having agreed to do so,
Morrow, Sherman county. He lea j lbe t.iass adjourned sine die Jhurs
' . i 1 :l . T siA full It Ci
for that place last Tuesday with
A petition is being circulated
asking for a charge in the Falls
City charter. The city council and
a few taxpayers want a city tax of
five mills instead of two.
day evening. It was no iu.i oi
Pro! Faulk's for we know some
thing of his methods of teaching
and know that they are based ou
sound principles. He can cheer
fully recommend the Prof, as being
a careful and painstaking teacher
and an expert ienman. Those
who attended his classes with any
regularity made good progress.
Backlia's Arnica Stive.
The Best Salve in the world for Cuts,
....: ITlcers. Salt lt'ieum.
F-ver Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands.
Chilblains, Corns, and all tkin Erupt
nn.l luwitivelv cures Piles, or no
pay required. It is'guaianteed to give the past wet.k but is a
nerloci saiisnieiiou, ... .....j ............. ,
or. moita ifr bottle. For Sale By lat P'ebUU
Smith & Holt.
A happy New Year to you.
There w-.is a Christmas tree over
Purl Hall spent Christmas in
L. M. Hall, of Monmouth, was in
town last week.
J. A. Mills, of Independence, was
on our streets last week.
J. B. Williams made a
visit to Albany last week.
Emmet Wells and Ed
silent Christmas in Albany.
Misses Gama Whiteman and
Wood Prather visited Salem last
James Storms and Mrs. Lottie
Herbert spent Christmas in Cor
vallis. I T A Nelson has been quite sick
The regular annual meeting of tho stock
holders of the Independence Xattoual Bank
will be held on Tuesday, January S, ISK, be
tween the hours of 10 a. m, and 4 p. m. at the
bunk lor the purpose of electing a hoard of
director nd the transaction of such other
busiuess that may come before the meeting.
Dated this 121 i day of Decemlier, 1M.
w. r. wsx.iw!
Notice is hereby glva that tho annual
meeting of the atixkholders of the Tolk
County lnd Company will be held at the
independence National Hank Building, In
dependence, Orc.n,n Monday, the 31st .lay
of ivcemtwr, lss'l, nt ten o'clox k A. for the
piinxsieofeleclinKoflUr for wild company,
and attending toeuch other business as may
e.ne before said meet.... ..
December .1, Wl.
Rheumatism in th se back, houl
ders. hips, ankles, elbows, or
wrists, is caused br accumulation
nf aci.l in the blood. Hood's Sar-
Tabales fill the bill. One tabuie . sapanua nrui.u? -
gives relief. j and cures rheumatism. o
James Shives ana .niss .uary
Slaves, who are attending the Wil
lamette University, came home
It is reported that a deer and a I
cougar have bee i seen in the
Tuckeey Pass bottom between here
E. C. Hall and wife left here for
their homo at Moscow, Idaho last
Monday, accompanied by Mrs. W m.
Wells as far as Portland, where she
will visit with her sou, Samuel
Kev. J. N. Smith returned from
A large number of the students
are spending their vacation at their
Charley Taylor is building a
neat little cottage in the southern
part of town.
We are having beautiful weather
Mrs. Alice Dempsey, of Dixie,
was in Dallas Saturday.
t?pv Futreli and family spent
Christmas in Rickreall.
Our city council met Monday
evening to elect a new marshal..
The people of Germantown cele
brated Christmas Monday evening.
Mr. Cornut, of this city, spent
Christmas with friends in Mon
mouth. Mis Jessie McGowan, of Mon
mouth, is visiting her parents in
The missionary exercises given
at the Christian church Sunday
evening was a granu bu--vo.
Rev Fisher will preach his last
sermon next Sunday. He expects
to move to Medford, Jackson county.
Herbert Elliott, who-w attending
school at Corvallis, ?P?nd'n.f
Christmas with his parents in ttus
The students of the academy
gave an entertainment Fridaj ' ee-nir-2
at the city hall which was
grand TaCnir and was well attended
by the people of the city.
Tho Christmas tree at the M. K.
church Monday evening was well
attended. All denominations were
represented, and after
the children and singing by the
choir the tree was unladed of its
predous gifts, after which the pco.
jle went on their way home re-
World's Fadr Hlhet Awr4,