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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 10, 1895)
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: TIirysiUY, JAS. JO, is;v.
KvjUiKSTLV Senator Potnh oonsldor
Jt old ordinary piu.lwjee to look after
bis senatorial honor n person.
.distinguished serves are not specially
;ioe!W-Ia conKroBs just now, but they
pdgHl 'benvalunblo a little later on,
while bis presence !n tho lobby of the
Preaon'lepiehiture might bnvc a tendon
cftotnirntbe "bucking" propensity
ymiM .'.'bnnchgrass" nieniber who had
become restless under the limited gnu
jng0go of his June tether. Possibly
It imf been the proper thing In
,ohlen time?, when gohl and sliver walk
ed fide , by side as Interchangeable
luoivwy of, eijual value, for dignified sea
tor4o remain at their st of duty and
,trU'their re-election to the mcnsijo
imt"'6f friends "tried and true," but
in vtUefe degenerate days" of rampant
goUUygisi" it is not safe to trust om
filtUila beyond the outside corridor of
the legislative lobby, Besides it is so
nmch'uiore "(satisfactory to Jl.row the
magnetism of' one's personal presence
,ito tiia thickest of the melee. It gath
ers voU-s like a liingiu't does Mings and
keeps the weak and vacillating in line
)vith'ths stalwart procession. Tlie sen
atorial togtf is no light thins to throw
nsi.le after the magical folds have once
enveloped the obese form of a great re
presentative of class legislation, au elo
erit pleader for "special privileges to
th few." . The venerable senator is
.quite fright in not trusting Ids some
what problematical election "in the
ji&jids of his friends," for he knows
trom Ipnz experience and intimate as
foc'iution -with their class, the unrelia
bility of the politician's pledge and the
jiBrtaiitty'f.the paid retainer's vote.
long ftitlVsUtgf tmblic should bear pa-ttetlv-wi!bUie?rR-iT'lexed
senator, if in
hie present perturbed state.' of mind, he
Jisfotka' to ' give his Kestorian beard a
. lx looking 'over our exchanges the
pt'lir d'ay'wejincidently stumbled inon
a remarkable specimen-brick of go'.dtxug
loziel" We 'dipped a" brilliant excerpt
and intended to credit the exchange, but
jn ouj-h'urry we quite forgot this partic
ular feature. However, the name of the
exchange is pot important, the csen-
,tiWh;ii!g."i8-tIie' classic diction, the in
exorable loytoil conviiieiug argument,
ihe pcMWCacious thought, the final cli
max, .tlre-well, the thins itself. The
writer wasr.tning to say something
flbp'ut the election of Sir. Polph and the
finance question. Here it is, verbatim
et literatim: "On one side are candi
dates advocating a sufTicientgoId reserve
. to'rfedcem every promise of the govern
ment, Whether printed on paper or
slumped on our silver coins, in gold, and
maintain all at parity, while there are
other candidates who favor the increase
in xiur obligations in increasing the issue
df klvef money containing half as much
silver as is demanded by the laws of
trade to make it on a par with gold. The
pieient coined ratio of gold to silver is
l,t16, while the commercial ratio is I
JO :Y2. ; If the men whom we have sent
to ih.Q Oregon legislature shall maintain
nil our money on a parity, then it is
probable 1 that Hon. J.'X. Dolph will
sjiaceed:. himself. If, however, they
shall send a man who favors coining all
the silver offered at our mints on a ratio
of 1 to 18 and redeeming it at par, it
pieaus paying $1.29 for an ounce of sil
veWkh only CO cents, and the CD difler
e'rtce is simply" the fiat of the govern
ment." ' ' '
Tim people of Oregon naturally ex
pvpfrinuch. useful legislation from the
legislative assembly which convenes at
Salem on Jan. 14, If the pledges of the
republican party are fulfilled, then the
people v. ill not be disappointed, but
judging from the legislative record of
"the last six or eight years, there will not
hj a great deal done in the way of lop
ping off fipedleee expenditures of the
state. The penal system of this state
should be reformed from center to cir
cumference, the railroad commission
abolished, the jute mjll fraud expurgat
ed, a better road system established, the
legal rate of interest lowered, a reyised
assessment law and a hundred worth
less, dead letter laws ewept from the
sta tutes of the state. These are some of
the reforms demanded by the people,
hut it ie expecting too much to get them
all. jOf course the assembly will be
fearfully exorcised over the senatorial
t fig Lt in the early part of the session, but
late n it should be able to do some
(To)7tSvoik in giving the people whole
fne laws and in bringing al-mit certain
Heeded reforms. Althoui;li the legisla
ture Is strongly partii.nn, yvt that ,H "
the greater rwuwn why it should act
consistently, bariiioniouily am! intolli
giiitly. Tim Brent rain storm of tlic lwt fow
days mVo the. Irrej wwiblo Orvgonia.i
long for euimliine and n dryer clime, hut
I nftor nl! it is bettor to imvo n ium "
I than enough moisture than to Imvo
good deal lew than enough. Nature no
where Hm this liiuiulitiio si'iieix-jw
vldo a climate adapted to nil the wants
Lm) w,,rUvs of complaining and uit-
Isfiod man. Oregon is now iui ing r.",
Florida has rcivntly U-en severely fro-st-bitten
and sntlored millions in the loss
of her citnms mid vegetable crop I the
eastern states are having their blizar.!s
and deep snows; the t'.oldoii State, just
south of us, Is suffering more from in
clement weather than Oregon. Taken
. . .,!.!. ..! ...i'i(rv to
. . i..
as a wlioie, mis is 'i""""" vv"
emigrate to and a good country to "tie
to" after you get here. Oregon is an
empire w ithin herself.
rmsTKK's Ink tells us that "a trial
by jury and a verdict of acquittal is not
more demonstrative of a man's value
tlian the test of conspicuous advertising
applied to his goods." Also "one of the
i..c, ,,f,,i,Mu-nts vou can offer for the
merits of your goods is that you have
sufficient confidence in them to make
vou willing to advertise them."
If China stubbornly )orsi.sts in not
surrendering a foot of her ternton 10
victorious Japan the peace negotiations
now pending wiil fall Hut, for the Jap-
or.no.. nm iii nn iiuHid toexnenJ vatuaoie i
time in vacillating and useless diplo
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World' Fair Higheit Medal and Diploma.
.ttnnasvd by the lo't Comity Tcaelier n As-
sovui 'n unit nevdicu iy . . uw
of tlic l'ublte Selnx)!s.
KDlTEP BY l'ROK. T. A. HAYES,
All ooiniiiunicatlnns rclntlne lo tills work
must be addressed lo tbe cdilor of this de
partment. The program for the February
institute will be published next
In the last issue of the Observer
we were requested to name any par
tisan paper in which a "teachers'
column" was printed. We beg leave
to refer the Observer to the Rose
burg Review, or to the Republican
Record, of Erie, Kan. Below ve
give a clipping from the latter pa
per that explains it. We might re
fer him lo other papers in Minne
sota, Iowa and Nebraska in . which
a similar department is printed, but
we do not think it is necessary.
What has the Observer man been
doing all these years?
It is the intention of the propri
etor of the Republican Record that
every teacher in the county shall
receive the naoer durinz their
school term, for the u?e of them
selves and their pupils, free of
charge. But we cannot afford to
furnish the paper free to teachers
while they are not teaching, nor
during the summer vacation. We
have a number of teachers on our
list who have been getting the pa
per right along without a break for
two, three and four years. In or
der to keep our books straight we
will send a statement of account to
each of these teachers. They will
be charged on these statements for
the full time they have been get
ting the paper, but we expect them
to deduct from this amount 12
cents for every month they have
taught during the time the account
has been running. They will thus
get the paper free during the time
they have been teaching and are
only charged for the time they
were not teaching. When your
school closes if you don't want the
paper through vacation please drop
us a card and we will stop it. Re
publican Record, Erie, Kansas.
Considering the bad weather a
large number of Polk county teach
ers met at Independence Saturday,
Jan. 5. President Reynolds being
absent, Prof. I laves called the meet
ing to order at 11 o'clock. Mr.
Long, of Monmouth, was elected
Two songs were sung by the as
sociation, and Mr. Hutchison being
absent, the discussion on 'Tracti-
icalWork for Teachers in Morals
and Manners" was omitted.
Mrs. Tuck then read a paper on
"The First Month's Work in
School.'' This was a valuable
pajer end by motion was requested
The association then adjourned
for dinner. The president and eec-
.order at the Star Gym
rvtury wore enlcrtulntHl at ilimter
by Prof, lln.vos, ami we emi nnv tbat
his wife is nooomiilii'he.l in tlie
Tho association rosuinod its work
at l:o0. A ptetty Mule aonii waa
sung by l n'nmvy pupils. Mr
Cornult was not jiroaont, o the
subject ol "Poventh dravle tleoprtt
phy" was disi'usaod by Trofs. Long,
Storms and Hayes.
Xeutn rotter t hen nxuted "The
J;iimne?.i Hoy" m quite R vinninT
Messrs. Ireland and Storm and
Miss Cochran were appointed the
next program committee and by
motion Messrs. Long, Allinpham
and Hoag were appointed a com-
niitteo to plan the institute work
for the remainder of the year. The
orchestra, consisting of Fred Iloop
lii ...i.i . i t;.-
ier, liaymonu iicumo "'
lless-e Ilutler, then played 'True
Love's Waltz" and Wng encorel,
played ' .Merry Making Salop."
"Zoology in tho l'tihlio Sehoolsj"
by Prof. K. K Ha 'comb, was a good
' ' (
.....l .. :n r in these col-
"T?" M,kSM Storms. Hal-
Icomnnttee on resolutions. Whilees Hecmngr . . - ,
IUI1JI.' ItMU rtHWI V.v I v
ii.u .nmltt.ie .( out the asswiti-
. " , i i-.... : ...1 u..., !
Utscusseil "lno cnu.u
of writintr." Miss Nell 1 1 ill i
said it was used in the Stanford
I'nlvrrsitv library work and she
! exhibited samples of the work. I
Mr. Hooper then played a violm j
solo, after which the committee
on resolutions reported the follow
ing, which was nnaniniously adopt
bv the association:
"Resolved, That it is the sense of
ther.dk County 'leachers Associ
ation that the attack by the Ob-
o r- i -r.r nuiK i i'iiiiiiiri
ous, unjust and uncalled for.
. ..j :
be it further
"Resolved, That Trof. Hay? has
the unanimous support of the
teachers of Polk county, as he is
acting as editor for the association,7
and in no wise as a private citizen."
fE. E. r.u.coMn,
J Jas. W. Stop.ms.
Committee Prin. Henna Vista.
I I.eoi.ix L. Swan-,
The program committee then re
ported, and the association ad
journed to miet in Rickreall the
first Saturday in February.
Leoi.in L. Swax,
The Pirst Month of School.
Mrs. Mary Tuck read the follow
ing paper before the teachers' in
stitute held in this city last Satur
day: "When I found that I was on tho
program I felt as if I must decline,
that I was not competent to get up
before the teachers' meeting and
read a paper on any subject what-
ever, as there were others who!tahle is a number ot
could do so much better, but re
membering that . I bad always
taught my pupils that they should
never shrink from duty, the
thought came to me, 'you had bet
ter practice that which you teach.' j
"This subject is only to com
prise the child's first month in
school. During my summer vaca
tion I bad thought very little about
school work until a fchort time be
fore school began, when I com
menced to make preparation for
the work that was before me, and
these were some of the thoughts
that came to me: 'I wonder how
many little people I shall have the
first month of school, and what
shall I do with them?' I found
the first day about 2H smiling lit'
tie folks who had never been to
school before, besides a class of 25
that had been left over from the
previous year. Primary teachers
know what it is to be crowded.
Somehow it seems practicable, al
though I do r,ot think so, for one
person to have CO or more children
to care for duiing the school ses
sion and keep a certain amount of
watch over the children that are
not reciting and provide busy work
tor them. It seems to me that 2o
or 30 little folks are enough for one
teacher, as 'the individual requires
teaching in these days,' and no
teaching is good which does not
awaken interest in the pupils.' -It
is a hard matter to interest fo great
a numlier, at least I have found it
"The first morning, after assign
ing the seats and taking the names,
we had a short story from a book j
called 'Lessons in Right Doings.'
There are lessons contained in this
j book on kindneis, truthfulness and
obedience which are helpful to the
children, as there are always chil-
Idren that know nothing about
.cry for nnythingto cat or
kindness, truthfulness and, obedi
ence. An using torio of this kind
wn can devclon virtues and habits
in our pupils ih'lk will guido them
in wavs of doing Xhni will build up
gtUHl "charactf rs. 'Sow an aet,'
savs a in.Hlern wrir, -Sind you
reap 'a habit;' sdt u liait tlnd ytt
reap characH;-: Bowlmraoter and
you reap destiny ...... .
"WU often duittfi! our owning ex
ercise, not l.avingj(io same ijvery
morning. liirring Vh first, month
we learned-if lifliber 'of 'memory
gems,' besides a number" of songs.
S.ne " of tlieso. i'inf s are exorcise
songs, .of wlii'clCji- . t"hUdjrAM) are
very fond, 'in .rjtfd M. memory
geins I have- triwl to select some
thing to teach .tbo-ehildron that
would be a benefit; to then some
thing 'that'wrtrfW.'b'e elf' vat ing or
enuobliiig. I 'remt of" one teacher
who saiJ,.djp vvus,gouig,,t,o teach a
eertain.focm Ausoik would sound
so cunning for the littU folks to
sav wheu Uj-,lwd.eo!wnny.,T,jese
! 'gems' slnbl be.iouKtlung wKt"
"I Will ,W 'take " up recitation.
I" tlw mort.i.we" about 15
- n.mniMt,,! a'.uinu, after tliat only 10 nun
rcaou.g ihuui ium -
tho interest Avill'irtOt IrtlT. I''l01'e
",l ,,,fi" llll,v "
tercsted. '-There Is a fdndatnental
avio'm 'Interest ' not theendt'Ut
' - .','""'
the cssenlvd liieatiis. ,
"r.ire.. we caw begi-n our writ
i ittr tho slates mnst bo ruled. Thr
first -week- weA'dTt'" not do imuh
witli our wntitta, but, after' tie
. .. . , , "' it
slates are rulett we nave me smuii
T for our first lenson. We rite it
in tho air a "nui'ber'of times and
then on our slates. I do tn)t lc: ch
principles, but .position and the
propel ay wi inu i i"
l'lie t hildien who have no idea ot
form pass to the board and trace
I insist noon neatness, and when a
slate is not it:i I refuse to exam
ine it. This encourages thrm to
Work more rareitilly; tur writing
lessons last about l."5 ' ininutes
After the wr'uin lesson we spend
live miuujes itj, .marqiiing or sing-
irr unnA iif.nur pxi'ii&w mini's, tol
re.-l US. i'lirillg mo nrri, iiioiuu
we have considerable 'busy work.'
'We have iiVe'd VomVof Fulton
Bradley's rings (the children mak
ing circles wish tliese fihgs by mark
it. g around th'em nnd b have other
work such as' 'ul!li'ig right colored
pegs in a hoii rdjjj'y iking at pictures,
drawing, jjn..bjj. isLxla and black
board alul making- fisures. The
object i to ktv- theih busy while
they are not reciting, I always ex
amine tho wort to see that they
have performed' it aa.it should be
'We will take up our
work next.' The children gather
j nround the number table. On the
some small s'Cyjks. Wc call for a
number of blocks and let the child
reii find the Wife. Tho first month
we learned to tMunt and mako the
I figures' up UMen..'... We had play
modeling but 't'Cw times, usually
having it Fr'tdiiy afternoon, as the
children are tifcL frnd they always
enjoy the .cxewisoi- We, modeled
the sphere first,' as it Is a form that
children are familiar with and also
i the simplest of the
to 'mold.- " We '.'modeled ob-
lects similar in form. Alter tney
i werc thoroughly familar with tho
form wo Jear$iT the name,. Once
a week we JiavK a-lcsson on.physi
obgy. ' The" month most of
the' lessons. Vere-given in the form
of a'stor,; ' We ' bad," lessons on
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When;;Bpllars are hard to get
It beliooves everybody to study values and
'"" 'iVriies "before investing even small sums in
' ' ' ;'o3U8.' ' ' , ' i
Plave li.beeiJ buying carelessly t
" ff'Vo. or if not so, you should call and seo
that large stock . at "Vanduyn's. The best '
.. part tf it is the .
l IV li A K
J, I VI. VMINUU I IN,
NEW STOP E!
Main St.. Opposite Yanduyn'B
INDKI'KNDKNCK. - OKKfiOX.
Helpless With Rheumatism
and Wlthorut Appstlte
Tlrd Filing ' .'""T
by Hood's $araprul.
, Iu lu torrlW. inl.ry wUH rhMimUm la
.m 7 " " woul''
Wboa I commenced I mhl not til up ; "
tun T.v la bod IUml hdP. On. botUaul
Unorf'a Rollovod W ...
. much thai I WM I out "A OH.M
t.-t had atao lell weak and
Wtflila r..ud n.r PPUi. " "
could . lot an) 4Ulr. "
a.',r." "ia .1 A. l.lrK.mu. U0mow. . U
Mood'S PIUS -'tllU'".
mZZ ?J. J.uaOta.. .IU h'l. WlrUL
rloatibuess. food and dtink, tobac
co and alcoholic drinks, Language
U taught in every ncimtiun
.....n.ral exercises,) Whenever wo
.li:ive a few niHHjies or "
. - . . ' i i.
ehildren tire tired we have a short
object lesson, never lusting over live
or 10. minutes. we nave
the wrk up in a brief way. It
may seem us though but-little bus
been' accomplirlinl, lt ."t,t
rt imml cr'that when the little folks
enter school they must bo taught
bow to sit in their seats, to march,
eonie to ibeir uks.-u-s, U pass to and
from the cloak room, to get a proper
position when they are having
their exercise, and to give atten
tion. Our object in primary work
should lo to g'.l the children to
cive attention. Hence the lessons
shon'd bo short, never over iu ur
When the suigwi
dues not interest tho class, we
son, ns far as the child la con
corned, is ended and the recitation
should cease, as the chihfwill'cul
tivate ' habits yf i;nattetllion.' We
arc Utile folks and ean lake .'only a
few steps "at. " time- ll U
better to nihke ndvancemeiit slow
and sure than to back over
ground once trodden.
Mits. F. L. Tick.
t You can't
Eatings , ,
And you eiui.t out
,. If vou want the
delivered at your
iloor every morn-
- Inn tin v it at the
GEO. G. STRONG, e.o-.
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BUaaUS 4 AXSL80H, fioraitrou.
All lz- t r!rt-Hn tlli- from 8 lnrlici
1 lin lii n, iimiiiiriiflurfl.
r21Ci8 TEE TUOCSAJtD:
:s I ni h.
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KwUimit.-H fur liiylilu'Tlle'iirorniilly fiirnl.li.-d
, mid omit rnclii taUen. All work
KiuuiiiiU wl wttlHfwtury.
I ni lKI '
GOODS! 'NEW PRICES
If you want' to purchase
any kind ,of . Furniturfj
Mattresses, Window shades,
Curtain poles, Oflicc desks,
etc., be sure and s?e us.
We fell them Cheaper
than ever before offered in
gtf Upholstering and Re
pairing a Specialty.
XT' "D TT7J"D J.
0i JL. J-'J-ixi'V
If Your Feet Fit
Your riioM, you'll
nl,.r Hum If you r
a a . 1 1 I It
Wltri'HH! I'V "" innv
.""'. " I, 7. '.
it . rJFx&A-Zi--.
COStS w,,Hl ,m
to wear Perfectly Fitted Shoes
It's Quite a Trick
-it writ., a convinciim advertlHemf nt huI barncw and mKIIitj''
now-a-dav. All dealers clalni
nud gi.t yot.toraa.ninc our
II, vuv ipvm" n
those of other dealers.
For us to wll when yo have
, are selling as good khhIh for
we are sellinK as c-hhi k"
any other dealer in Oregon
New Year's Proclamation.
rplIK pHplo cf Folk county will
X tLo untie that during th
year lS'.U tl.n 1IANNKK CAH1I
(SKOCKHY led the procession with
finn gnxTrie and low prices.
This year they propose, to put ft
till roater distaiitHJ between them
selves am! H competiturs. They
will sell gixnls at iHittom prices.
To mako a good job of printing.
So in conHc ienco, A job in ado
without skill and hones ty U no
o O O
Has tho boat equipped office in
tho 3ounty and employs the m1,
Hkillod artiKtu. Itg reputation for
fine work is becoming rapidly
known. ( .,
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Remember that it Costs No More
To havo your work done hero
than it does to have it dono any
The Enterprise also carries thp.
best line of Legal Blanks
in Polk county.
They are correct in every partic
ular. We solicit a trial order.
I tlal 11.
Iii makK III! ItllSinrH ii. m
I"'"' . . . a I 1 f L.
o much, and
stock, and con.par. our price. w,t
dono this. Wo m oonlnoJ th
as liltbi money, s- yolican grl fruii
InventigaUi inauer n ratt
P. IRVINE, f
vuu over roiiBiilernl that
npiK'aranco of tho sta-
lioncry ukimI hy a huninoFH man
has a pnat ileal to tlo with the
opinions funned of him by thufo
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with whom ho corrciMnd?
You havedoubtless learned
long ago that