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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (Feb. 7, 1895)
A mi s
In ik'iiihI to mum III folk
always follow earefill adver
tising III ui'li paper,
In th ttiattr of
the LNTKHI KlaK
always endeavor to ha
fROHPT Ml iOCWiTi.
tint prefer innriirr of
statement to bluuiiwlug
Eternal Vigilance In the Price of Liberty. Jefferson.
INDKl'KNDKNCK, POLK COUNTY, OKEGON. THURSDAY, FKIJKUAKY 7, 1805.
$1.50 1'JiR YEAR. iSK
VOL. 2 NO. 10
iflSa.TKC STAR SROGERY
Higher of all in Leavening Power. Lait U. S. Govt Report
Sells Everything at - -
- Cash Prices.
, .iifneed Humiii'M March 4, lMHll.
1 .i THE
"irst Hatiorpal Bank
ii( Iiiditrsiiideiico, Oregon,
,. I'KR. W. lloliKltTSON, "
' ' l-real.lani. v,l' Froalilenl.
w, 11 iiAwi.it Y, Cashier.
W. W. Collins.
. H. ("iKitHT.
tli uilek. li. W. WhlU-uUcr,
The Moral is Plain
The lii liineliolv traveler snlil! What a dreadful tlilnn It wonlil Imi If '
wnmnliurk l.llii.l!" And lie mii.t need. 'Mlk on ahead Willi M ryv 1 nil
I,, iry In. It would seem If Uii" inlaiorniiis wr to ,"! 1 !,
aii'lr, dotiiliiB iiliT I1I111, iileked up a pnr of gold which Ite, liu Inif his
.! Mil III.. Illlll III. I KIUl.'iV'.l,-.1vMp.
Have Fabnla J)ocet,X iZ
ncsa or Saddlery Goods, open your eyes to tho fact that we
sell tho iM-st good for tint least money, ami iick up tho
purse of gold by purchasing of us.
V. H GRAVEN CO.
A irmial bask Ins Im.ltieaa tranaaeled. Illiy
. . .,.........,,,.,. on Mil ii.iiM.rlt'itl imiIiiIw.
I .,,,..,11. re. . l I iii.i"! I" in", k 'it on mil It
,w .f .lfli.ll, r,illrrll'lia al't.
1 iiluv B"ilfi a. HI lu 4 p. in.
Capital Stock, $50,1X10.00.
KHAM NKION', .
. F. CUXXAWAV,
A general UiiklntfaiHl exdmnire bus!
ws tratiww:U:l;, loans made, ''Hit 'li"
unu4. eoitfnuwial credit ;t iintfI
pOIU IV.'eivi'il Oil etllTCIlt Ill'COIIIlt
Idttctiovltitukviiilcrviil paid oil time
11. F. fiiiiitli. A. Nelson, I. A. Allen,
if. Jih.ih ti.oii. A. J.tiutslimtn. ! W.
art, II. Jlirselilwrif.
' ' ,;... ir.tircrx&
Indcpv'ntli'iK-fs - Oiv.
, J lead tones,
1 V -PEAI.KIMV-
UN SUXIUYS FKOMS to0 a.m.
Free Delivery to all parts
of tliu city.
inStrtMit, - Imliipcnili'm-i'.
?. H. Murphy, Prop.
Tho ln'nt of
lurnod out 00
VYou will remember tliatfioliath
Wiin very much Hiirprineil whi-u
Dnvi'l V.., Iiit him with a
Hlone. a 1 Vy lluraiil that"nueh
11 lliiiif; liml never enteri'il 1 1 f
din Imk.I liefure." Ni.vltl
idt'iiM ure numerous in our etuck. Vn
ulwayn liavo what iH latent, beHt and
Several thousand pieces
atlCc per copy.
NEWS OF THE WEEK,
WIImoii Kleetetl In WAHlihiKtoii.
Jendluek atlll 011 at Haleni,
CHINESE ENVOYS ARE SENT HOME.
Mniii Sti -ft, Intloi.endfiice, Ovt?
, JfT i'XfjtyjLfv r&tZX", iAto 0 nliouM ms pttwrvfd of a
i' 'j " "i'y 3$: xjJ. iH-rniHi'a hkeiiw, m fullown:
f:-o; l'f W'.'iX InranilifKKl, H.U.yhmMl, Chll.Uiooil, Hoy-
I t4'iu- fW) lio.nl, ManlMMHl. Mlchlle nKc, Old iiro,
nnd I. II. CKAVi:X the pliol.raiiher,
". rk,-jsCh-r will mipply yu Willi lliew llkenwwa at
V'. l"'i,'.y'-r''.',''r- -.''' (,, very lowcut mien. tiiv bint a call.
Don'i be Sick!
WE KNOW how it iuiiken one feel lo
In- Hick Hut if you will pet nick
rfmeiiiU-r tlnt it i nr lnn-inettH to cell
Medicine. Xk'o'vo liatl consiilerublu ex
pcrieiiiii in irei:uing .medicine and
know the mlvanltnre o( nnin frcnh mid
puro DriigH. We keep no other kind.
When You are Well
KMKMltEH that wo lian-
11 - : . 1 ...
(Uo many arurius vwu
may desiro, such as Jcwolry,
Silverware, atelies, Clocks,
Tloaa "d - -v -S TV ' O
Tlmt ilneB not eeoii(ifni.e ia not economy
1 clmxintt tiinonieces wiikihU in getting
which will lunt the lonncpt, Keep time
that watch or clock
most accurately ana
need the least repairing,
You iiiiiv get one for J2 while another will eo;-t $1CH1. Tho
former i-8 cheap, tho latter beautiful ; neither is economical.
If you need 11 wntch, nnd he will tell you how to got a good
onu for the leant pohmIIiIo money.
"arc of your patronage
V, I ia solicited.
'netreet, - Independence
: COUNTY TILE WORKS.
V, T. BORRtJS A CO., riofUTOa.
1 or flnit-olHMii tll from 8 tiichca to
24 Iiitilii-H, niiiiiiilniaiireit.
tllOU FES ThOUSAND:
1 , in 7 ?"
ir Ji "
an Inch '
o 10 " "",
I Tor laying Tllo promptly fiirnlHlied
1 1 contract tAkPii. All work
A & INDEPENDENCE
-. STAGE :-:
Independence every morn
( oept Sunday) at 8:30 a. m.
Leaves Salem at 2 p. m.
rder at Little Palace Hotel or
1 1 and pannongers carried on rea
1 ie term. '
The Traveler to Independence
The City Restaurant
"The comfort of kucsIh is
ur consian I uiin.
We dcKlro your pntronnito. and If carefully urcimrcit food nnd conrlcons trent
int iit will Hceuro It, wo Hollolt a trial.
Khould not full to in alio
1'iMiiotnber, wc(rlv i Fir.st
elns.H JIcnls lor $1.
MUS. L. CAMPBKLL, Prop. ; C. W. 1IAYKS, Mun'gr
Jluin St., Independence, Or.
J0UAX MULL ER, rrop.
Is now ready to supply the people of Independence with nil
kinds of Fresh and Cured Meats, Hams, Dacon, Sausages,
Lard, etc., at lowest possible rates.
OZCnTE! DOOR WEST OF POST OFFICE,
The Weekly Oregonian 50 cts a Tear.
Th. nfMMllnr anli.i'rl nl loo tirlo. oflhuFr-
Tkbi-kimic iHjl.fiilaiiilllie n-siiliir (iihu-rlpllon
prli-a of Tlio ?iy orecnuiiu i i- in
i,kiilTllM. rorlhrKntrrprlw and w.T i,f
vcur In 11rtvar.ee ean fd holh the Knlerprle
and the Week I v nn-Koiilan one year for fsl HI.
All old anlMcrlliempaylnir tlielrnlerlpilon
for one year In advunoo will be entitled to
the aame uU'er.
Bncklea'i Arnica Salve.
The Best Salve in the world for Cuts,
Rruiee, Hores, Ulcers, Salt Ithruin,
Kver Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chilblains, Corns, aud all Skin Erupt
ions, aud positively cures Piles, or no
pay required. It Is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction, or money refunded.
li lee 25 cents per bottle. For Sale By
Smith A Holt.
The Btormlug of Wei-Eai-Wei-A Dis
grioefal Burnt in the IIoDie
t'rointlio (irigonlaii, Hun and Ktatnmuii.)
BiiAXfiiiAt, Jan. Ul.Tbe Bhang
liai Mercury, in an extra edition,
gaya that all of the main land nnd
inland forts at W'ei-IIai-Wei end
tho entire Chinese licet have been
captured by the Japanese.
Colli Withdrawal Yntorday.
Wahhixotox, Jan, 31. The
total withdrawals of gold today
were $2,377.00. of which all but
$100,000, withdrawn irom Chicago
was taken from the sub-treasury at
New York. This leaves tho irue
amount of tho gold reserve Vl2,
FU Throngh c Trevle.
OKKuotf Citv, Jan. 31. Herman
Ilessc, of Portland, met his death
Iact night by fulling from the
irerftlfl of tho East Side railway
tte, will) two companions, were
returning to Portland, when Iiese
fehpped und missing his footing
fell a distance of 35 feet to the
ground. lie received injuries
from the effects of which he died
in a few hours.
Ciiee-Foo, Jan. 31. Wei Ilai-
U'ei was captured Wednesday
after two day's skiruiishiug. The
Chinese "bolted" when the assault
was luaue. It is stated their loss
was over 2,000 men. Lui-Lung-
Tau, an island near the city, on
j wiucn tnc worusliops nnu some
! forts are, is still in the hands of
U10 Chinese. All the Europeans
in tho city escyied unhurt. It is
reported that 'during the fighting
all the Chinese men-of-war and
ships in tho harbor sailed away
Ocnnan'i Eosclution of Inquiry.
Washington, Jan. 31. The
resolution of inquiry introduced by
Senator Goruan, and passed by
the senate today calls on the
secretary of the treasury to report
the actual available cash balance
in the treasury applicable to cur
rent expenditures of tho govern
ment January 1, .1894, giving
specifically tho amounts, respect
fully, of gold and bullion, less ull
outstanding gold certificates; and
standard silver dollars, less out
standing certificates and current
subsidiary silver coin; United
States notes, less currency certifi
cates outstanding, and treasury
notes of July 14, 1S90; and
national bank notes, less national
bank 5 per cent fund; and show
ing the aggregate of such available
cash balances, not including, but
stating tho actual amount of gold
in the treasury as the reserve or
redemption fund and tho out
standing checks and drafts, and
also a like statement respecting all
the foregoing items on July 1, 1S93.
Sugar Refinery to Resume Gperatioas.
Philadelphia, Feb. 1 The
Specke'.a sugar refinery, which has
been idla for several weeks, will
resumo operations on full time
next week. The refinery employs
John L- Wilson Eleoltd.
OiAxiriA, Wash., Feb.l. John L.
Wilson was elected United States
senator today on the 23th joint
ballot. Hie iinai vote stood as
follows: Wilson, 80; Wescott, 24;
Wallace, G; necessary to a choice,
56. Long and tumultuous ap
plause greeted the announcement
that John L. Wilson had been
elected United States senator.
A Disgraceful Soea in the Eons.
Washington, Feb.l. There was a
most exciting sceue in the nouse
of representatives this morning
when Breckinridge of Kentucky
. . , f ,1: ? . 1 T
an a iieara 01 .uissoun pas. iuc
lie and came to blows in the center
aisle in the middle of the hall,
the conibattants were separated.
They were then brought before the
speakers dink nndatohgizcd to the
house for their had manners. It is
thought that nothing serious will
come of the difficulty.
Heavy Damag gait
Salem. Or., Feb. 1. II, R. ptyan.
an expressman who was injured nt
tho Southern Pacific passenger
depot in this city January 29,
lH'H, by being struck by a locomo
tive, whereby his right foot was
torn ofT at the ankle-joint, necessi
tating Amputation midway to the
knee, and who received numerous
other injuries, has filed a com
plaint in tho circuit court against
the company for $11,000 damages
A stoma, Or., Feb. 1. Lion
togge, publisher of the Paeifi
manner, 01 1 ortianu, today oe
posited with the water eommis
sion a certified check for $10,000,
as a forfiet, for the purchase of th
Astoria water bonds by Kudolpl
Ivleybalto it Co., of Cincinnati
The commission is now engaged i
considering certain pointa in the
contract submitted by Mr. Stogge,
which will probably be signed to
Etill Fighting Around Wei-Hai-Wei.
Tokio, Feb. 1. Tho followin
dispatch from Marshal Oyama was
received under todays date from
Talien Wan: "All of the lan
forts at Wei-Hai-Wei aro taken
The enemy retreated beyond Fun
jjin cm. ine ismncso warsmps
were not captured, und are still
firing at rts. I am inquiring as
tnc Josses on notn sides, and am
examining tho prisioners and
spoils. -The Japanese torpedo-
boats have been sunk and an iron
clad disabled. No foreigners have
been hurt. Wei-IIai-Wei is quiet."
An Enelith View of the Hesnage.
London, Feb. 1. The Stati
says: "i'resident Cleveland s mes
sage appears to bo wise and states
manlike. As the law stands, it i
quite clear that a large sum could
not be borrowed in Europe, for
there is doubt respecting the presi
dent s jtouity to contract to pay
gold. This would be fatal to any
projected loan. Money can al
ways be had at a price, but tho
government of the United States
cannot act a8 if it were bankrupt,
T. I. 11. 1
its creau wouia stana as nigh as
that of any country in the world
f congress would only do its duty
tho present congress does not
act, it is greatly feared that it will
be too late to appeal to the new
congress, for before it can bo called
together a crisis will probably
The Lost Marshal of France.
Paris, Feb. 2. Marshal Can-
robert, last of the marshals of
France, was laid to rest in the
Hotel des Invalides with state
honors and with an imposing
military display. Gens. Billot,
Nigrier, Jamout, Boisdeffre, Ad
mirals Duperre and Kieunier were
Paid Dear for a Forgetful Memory.
Fresno, Cal., Feb. 2. In the
superior court today W. T. Warner
(obtained judgement against the
Southern Pacific Railroad Com
pany for $5,000 damages for being
put out of a car between Fresno
and Fowler in 1S93, when he had
already paid his fare. The con
ductor forgot that he had collected
Another Bond Issue Probable. ,
Washington, Feb. 2. There is
no longer any doubt that negota-
tious are about completed for the
sale in New York of $100,000,000
of 4 per cent 30-year bonds. While
the prospective purchasers are New
York parties, it is known that the
bonds are expected to be disposed
of by London bankers, and to be
paid for entirely with foreign gold.
Iteilly'a Refunding Bill Is Dead.
Washington,-Feb. 2. Tho Pa
cific railways refunding bill is
dead. After three days' discussion
in the house it was recommitted, to
committee on Pacific railways, at
the close of a somewhat exciting
Several attempts were made to absolutely
secure additional timo in which to
debate 1 lie biJl, but they wero all
objected to by friends c-f the
measure, who, like tha opponents,
until tho decisive vote was taken,
were of the opinion generally that
the bill would pass by a small
occ! Export and Im porta.
New York, Feb. 2. The exports
of Biietie from tho port of New York
for the week amounted to 47,2();V
!90 in gold and $572,552 in silver.
Tho imports for the week are:
Gold $ 1 60,107
Dry goods 875.07C
uenerat merchandise. . . o.iio.iio
Ni-ht York Associated Banks.
New York, Feb. 2. The weekly
statement of the csfociated bank
of Ne n York show these changes
Reserve, decrease 9,1 28,950
Loans, increase 186,800
Specie, increase 579,900
Legal tender, decrease. 12,445,700
Deposits, decrease ... 12,547,400
Circulation, increase. .. 51,500
The banks now hold $36,751,500
in excess of the requirements bv
Ex-Quccn Lllenokatant Arrested.
Acki.and, N. Z, Feb. 2. News
by steamer from Hawaii states
that Ex-Queen Liliuokalani was
arrested at Honolulu for complicity
with the insurgents. Strong cvl
dence was found against her, a
large supply of arms, ammunition
and dynamito bombs being die
covered at her residence. The
leaders of the revolt, Robert Wil
cox, fcamuel owlein and Henry
Bertelman, were caught, and are
on trial lor treason, order Das
been completely restored.
Another Strike Threatened,
San Francisco, Feb. 2. Chief
Arthur, of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers, was in con
sultation with the engineers of the
Southern Pacific company today
Chief Arthur said: '"The engv
neers have a serious grievance, and
t will be impossible for me to say
how it will end. There has been a
sweeping reduction of wages with
out any good reason for it. If the
company does not make the con
cessions which we think is right
and just, there will be a strike
An Insane Mother.
Napa, Cal., Feb. 2. An awful
tragedy occurred here early this
morning in the home of Peter
Meternich, who resides in this
city. Mrs. Meternich, while in
ane, undertook to kill her four
children, and succeeded in doin
them all serious injury. Her
mania was a religious one, and she
had the delusion that she had
greatly sinned against God, and as
punishment for her sin her
children were to be sold into
slavery, and to avoid this she at
temped to kill them."
An Engineer's Foolish Act,
Cascade Locks, Or., Feb. 2.
Peter Valentine, an engineer who
was recently returned, today threw
the throttle wide open when he
entered the cab of his locomotive,
the engine was totally wrecked on
obstructions on the edge of a 90
foot enbankment. Contractor I. N.
Day immediately discharged Val
entine, who did not take kindly to
the reprimand and discharge.
Hot words and blows followed.
The engineer drew a large jack
knife and in attempting to stab
Day, the knifo closed on his own
hand, blashing it fearfully.
The Peace hiavoys Sent Homo.
London, Feb. 3. The Central
News Agency's correspondent in
Hiroshima telegraphs under to
day's date: Premier Count I to
and Viscount Mtsu had a second
interview with China's peace en
voys. The ministers found the
session of over six hours today, by 'credentials of the envoys to bo
the decisive vote of 177 to 10f. I very imperfect, and to leave them
binding negotation. They r
fused nt om;e lo continue th
negotiations, nnd rixmested the
envoy to leave the country as soon
A Prominent Hanker Ik-nd.
Astoria. Or., Feb. 3. -I. W.
Case, the pioneer banker of As
toria, and prominent in the his
tory and development of this
city, died here at 6 o'clock this
A Mans; of Counterfeiters Rod Down.
Walla Walla, Feb. 3. The au
thorities have unearthed a gang of
counterfeiters that have been sui
cessfully passing counterfeit half
dollars. The place raided was th
residence of one Munroe. Th
men arrested are Munroe and his
three sons, and one Peasner, a
young man who resides within s
block of the Munroes.
A Veteran of the Civil War.
Oregon City, Or., Feb. 4.
James U. Nicholson, a veteran of
the civil war, aged about GO years,
died last night at his home mid
way between Union Mills and
Clark's, in this county. He left
a widow, son and daughter in com
Reed Has A Financial Expedient.
Washington, Feb. 4. Rep
resentative Reed, of Maine has, in
hand a financial expedient which
he will submit to congress if hia
plan can command snffioient sup
port to ma ke it factor in the fight.
First, his plan proposes to restrict
the law of 1875 which authorises
the secretary of the treasury to
issue bonds to redeem the green
backs, to 3 per cent bonds. Second,
to authorize the secretary of the
treasury, when there is a deficit, U
issue certificates of indebtedness to-1
pay current expnces, the certif
icates to be in sums of $25, $50 and
$100, and any multiples thereof
bearing interest at 3 per cent pay
able in coin. The bill, as Reed ex
plained, is but a temporary expe
dient to tide over the present dis-
trwi Tf ia ttiftllfrlif tlint 4 Itu iiI.n
W V7. AW lO .IIUUg.4. WUUV ,IJU 1(111
will receive the endorsement of a
urge number of the silver element.
The Senatorial Battle.
Salem, Or., Feb. 5. The 12th
ballot for United States senator
was taken today. The changes
were few, the most important bo
ng Cooper, from Dolph to Her
mann. J he result was as follows:
Dolph . . . 41 Hermann. ; 12
Hare 10 Lord . 3
Weatherford 8 Lowell ' S
Williams 11 Absent. 8
Suraors of War.
City of Mexico, Feb. 5, There
was no change in the situation to
day. The government has not
given out any information. While
the city is full of rumors as to war.
nothing authentic can be learned
from the Mexican authorities.
Minister, de Leon stated tonight
that he was awaiting important
letters from his country, Gaute
mala, which he thought would
settle the controversy between
Mexico and Gautemala.
Ex-Surveyor J. C. Hall Drowned.
Hillsboro, Or., Feb. 5. News
has reached here that J. C HalL
x-county surveyor and a respect
able citizen of this county, who
recently traded for a farm on the
Big Nestncea river, in Tillamook
county, had been found drowned
in the river near his home. He
had been having considerable
financial trouble of late, and was
being sued by a heavy creditor.
He had been so much worried by .
this that his oldest son, C. E. Hall,
took matters into his own hands,
and was at Hillsboro last Friday
attempting to straighten up some
afiVns for his father, when be was
suddenly summoned home by
telegram announcing the finding of
his father's body in the river.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Pewd,
A aarit OoU Mrtal Midwaler raw, a