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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (March 14, 1895)
n iKiii.n, umt (t. voi.a to iidvituwuaut
of me ruuiicnriiuoik.
tlUlKIJ HY 1'UOK. T. A. II AY KM,
Allr.i.iinniit.tlnrrlal!nito ihta work
tmitt In- addruuod iu the tvUlur olUilada-
Pensions for Chicago Tachri
It is expected that the lUte
legislature will pass the bill e4.ab
lishinir a mutual fund for pension
ing of retired tchoul teachers in
Ci.io;igj on-half jwy. A ietilioi
las Un. Fiuned by over 3,tVU
Vhicajjo te.chers asking that the
measure be alopted
The pension fui.d is to 1h gather
ed from the following sources:
All linen or parU of f alaries deduct
ed for tbeenca of teachens; au
assessment of one per cent, per an
num on all salaries of those who
are to be the beneficiaries of the
law; all donations Riven by friends
of the teachers for this special pur
pose; all legitimate increment from
judicious investment of tlio unused
portion of the fund from year to
year. The fund will be in charge
of the city treasurer, and will he
contiolid by the board of education,
the city supcintendent of school?,
and two elected representatives ol
The bills give the board the right
to retire nny woman teacher who
lias taught or rendered other service
in public schools for a period ag
gregating twenty years, and any
iiitu w ho has been in the school
service for twenty-five years. Such
teachers shall also have the ri;bt
under this act to retire voluntarily
and claim the pension, provided
three-fifths of their period of service
has been spent in Chicago. The
pension in every case 13 to be one
half the pay received just previous
to retirement, providing this does
not make an amount larger than
$ 1,000 a year. The board 13 to
have the right to reduce the pen
sions if necessary to make the pay
ments conform .with the funds in
.; u :
"Jost My Luck."
The expression, "Just my lack,"
is a favorite one with many boys
"and girls. It would be well to
have them memorize the following
proverbs by Mr. Cobden:
Luck is waiting for something to
Labor like keen eye3 and strong
will, will turn up something.
Luck lies in bed and wishes the
postman would bring him news of
Labor turns out at six o'clock,
mid with a busy Den or rinsing
hammer lays the foundation of a
Luck relies on chances.
Labor, on character. .
Luck slips down to indigence.
Labor strides upward to indepen
dence. A State Quiz.
What state once gave ft "tea-
Name the state that was once
: -i j . ui:f
3. What state is the child of the
4. Xame the "fr.thn of p.
Journal of Education.
The above will prove an inter
estine exercise for a class in
geography. Such lessons given
frequently will relieve the monot
ony of every day work. Why not
have a similar quiz for the associa
tion meetings? The questions
should be on educational topics
psychology or pedagogy. Question
and answer should be brief. Law
students in our schools have quiz-
rooms and. the "quiz'' is a part of
their regular work. It might be
made interesting and profitable to
teachers. r We suggest that Prof.
Reynolds prepare , a short list of
questions for Che next meeting.
POLK STATION PUBLIC SCHOOL.
For month ending March 1, 1895
Number Aart attendance I
A rprsw nntr.tw belonging :
" dailv attendance 20
Knmber neither absent nor Urdy. 1 1
vicit by board 3
yia't ty other? 2
A Lick Boypstos, Teacher.
Tli.. t. .llnK'Ini la lm iiMinm for
me teacners association 10 DO neiu
t w k .; IX
fona KxtrcJa led by Mie SieUer
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ni-iwln l.sl liv rnf. llarl
lJtm.-uii- aim uraiiimar ... i n . i .
Kocitatlon . ......Irvine K. Vintnf
School Uoverunienl Prof. 1. A. luvc
Iml l.v A. J. Sliiult
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I Natural Sdonc Viol. Balcoiub
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a lWtieal Iaon In Uiiruhw Mi-w
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Discussion 1n1 by MU I.ottio
Address State Supt.Ci. W. Irwlu
THE TOLK COUNTY ritKSS.
News Items and IMItorlal Ki
Mr. J. Q. T. Sadler started for
his home in the Siskiyou moun
tains last Friday morning.
Mr. Frank Griffith, the Indepen
dence cigar roan, was iu towu last
Thursday on business connected
with his cigar manufactory.
The Rickreall mills are running
right along on full time. Under
the management of M. M. Klli,
they are turning out lots of flour.
We are very anxious to havo a
good doctor locate here. We have
a good drug store and think a
doctor would do well. Perrydale
Notwithstanding the fact that
the candidates for the legislature
in every county in Oregon were
pledged to abolish the railroad
commission, that useless quartette
is still on the boards with a $20,-
000 appropriation behind them.
But this is chargeable to the sen
ate, where the bill that had passed
the house with few dissenting
votes, found its death in the com
At Crowley M. F. White has
been chosen school director and
Cass Riggs ha; been retained as
school clerk for the twentieth suc
cessive year. Has any other man
?n the county served in that
capacity so long?
Clyde Henry, of Zena, was
awarded a free scholarship by the
county court to the agricultural
i)aly, Sibley & Eakin are to cor
rect the present ownership maps
up to date for $100
- Wonder how many of our read-
ers know that the state librarian,
B. Putnam, is a Polk countian,
he hailing from near Eola.
Andrew, son of Hardy Holman,
has been a law student in Salem.
He was married to a Miss Taylor
Cass Riggs tells us that he has
found lots of grain aphis in the
stubble ground he has recently
been plowing. It looks like a
white mould, but close inspection
shows the enemy to be there in
stronz force. What danger they
M d u mly UiUC'r of
The sheriff;. iiOw receiving taxes
r 1894. Cornelius Hughes being
te first one, to pay last Saturday.
Grandma Woodward is 8 years
d and almost blind. She lives
ith her son, Newton, and is in
irly good health.
As to Lawrence Kevt and the
enly-nine other republicans who
eadily refused to support Mr.
Dblph being retired- to the rear
ranks of their party for it, nothing
of the kind will occur. Most
politicians were against them, but
they represented the bulk of pub
lic sentiment throughout the state.
Party leaders cannot always lead
the people nor their representa
A number of Falls City people
attending county court, Wednes
day, in the matter of changing a
T. L. Butler and family have
moved to their Salt Creek farm.
J. H. Baker, of The Dalles, was
in Dallas last Saturday, doing bus
iness with the county. He will
probably locate at Monmouth.
Mr. B. Morrison, of Elkton, is at
the bedside of his mother, M. Mor
rison who is quite sick.
Sheriff Plummer now has the
assessment books for the year 1894
in his hands, and is collecting
taxes at quite a lively rate. They
were turned over to him on last
J. J. Fowler, minn hoet of the
lloluian House, leaves next week
for Gaston and the hotel will be re
opened by Mr. Win. Urown, of
Salem, iu former landlord.
The bicycle erase has struck
Dallas, and, in fact, the entire
state. Although it is but March,
more wheels can be seen on the
streets and all through the country
than ever before.
ITEMS OF lNTKKIvST
Gathoreil from our Various Exohangea
Throughout the Stat.
The salary system has Baved
Baker City $3,036.28 in two mouths.
So far as known Corvallis has
the only ladies brass band in the
Diphtheria still prevails in the
vicinity of Phoenix, Jackson
G. C. Elliff struck a rich placer
strike mar Glondule and took out
$112 iu oiiO day.
Florence is jubilant j;t tho pres
ence there of three contractor who
are figuring on tho $20,000 for im
proving Siuslaw harbor.
The school census of Salem, just
completed, shows a gain over last
year of nearly 400 children ol
school age in tho district.
Mr. Kay, of the Waterloo woolen
mi!!, is rvpoited ns saying that he
has assurances the Southern Pacific
will bo extended to that place.
Win. Galloway, memlicr of the
board of trustees of the Soldier's
Home, is the only iii.poiutineut
given to Yamhill county hy the
The Job bank of Corvallis is
paying olT its second ten percent
dividend. It failed tit the same
time with the Linn County Na
tional bank, which has paid oil' 75
Hon. Clarence Cole, representa
tive from Multnomah, is going to
sue the Oregon ian for libel in the
sum of $23,000. It will be a long
time before the fruits of the bte
session are fully picked.
Ashland still leads the towns of
Southern Oregon in the number of
school children, but Grants Pass
makes her look pretty close to her
laurels. having 700 reported by the
school clerk to 701 rejwrted by the
Ashland school clerk this year.
Mcdford is not far behind with G50
children of school age.
The Snarta murderer, George E.
Chamberlain, is still at large, and
the latest report from Sparta is that
there is no clew whatever to his
whereabouts. In fact, no one
seems inclined to try to ellect his
capture, since there is no encour
agement offered by tho county
court of Union county.
On Thursday last, Dr. Calbreath
was thrown out of his buggy near
Amity, and sustained a hard fall
on his head. His team continued
on about two miles and smashed
the buggy to kindhngwood. The
doctor was taken to his destina
tion bv a fanner. lie v "",VI
home by train, ,tb.' rck cornin
in soon '.!, trailing another
A largo'amount of beet seed for
experimental purposes was dis
tributed among Union county fann
ers last season. The results are
satisfactory, the percentage of sugar
being about 18. Some amounts
raised were: C. E. Davis 47 tons
and GO pounds per acre; C. C. Bid
well, 57 1-3 tons; A. J. Good broad,
75 tons; and John Frnzer, 51 tons
and 480 pounds.
Corvallis has her sensations, and
a life-sized scandal now stalks
about, while the gentler sex rattle
the spoons in their teacups and
roll the sweet morsel under their
tongues. But Eugene takes the
cake with a prominent society lady
under arrest for sending obscene
matter to other prominent Eugene
ladies through the mails. What
will the women do next? Times.
It having been customary for
Coos county prisoners to take
"French leave," when they did not
relish their treatment, the follow
ing statement of the Marshfield
Mail may be understood: "While
work is progressing on the jail, the
prisoners have been placed in the
town jail, where they have had a
reception every evening. Good
music is furnished by Canning'i!
string band, and songs and dances
make night hideous. It looks as
if the prisoners are held in high
esteem by the county officials and
everything is being done to make
their stay as delightful as possible."
Thomas James, manager of the
O. & C. mine llow Henley, has
Cnstorla la Dr. Samuel Pitcher's proscription for Infants
Cnstoria u ut. o.,tnii. Mornhlno nor
andChliuron. hcouhiiii.v - , ...
other Knrcotto substance, H 1
for rarotrorlo, Prop. Boothia Syrup and Custor OIU
"titoL of Motber. Ca,torU destroy. Wonu. nd b.
ftwrUhncM. Custorla prevent. on.UlnfcT Sour Curd,
cure. IMarrhco nnd Wind Colic. Custorlft relieves
Sl ur trouble, euro, constipation al flatulency.
Cr.Iu. tho food. 7:nh;.e. tbo stonutcU
lu bowoK Klvlntf lionUhy nd natural lcep. tiw
toi U it dull' ruuacoa-tho Mother'. Friend.
CrtnrH l xw lWul 'u,dK",D toT rb!1
dren. M'iorn !.;"n; u o U
cooJ aUt-at Ul-uo liteir cli. ;.'.ia."
Pi U. C. Coon,
lutem ot thvlr f ' au I u C.i.t.jiH t.
Brad of lh mrtaus queok iW "
drttrUv'ttu-lr U.v-Jo-iv l r.".a,-oi l " .,
tnorpblM. vth'us- ytp M-J
aiu aov,n U-ir U.r.J. Uu.l.y .c
tlkom to pro:wtui Zl v
r Va. J, F. rii.-t!iUe.
returned to Afrhlund from San
Francisco, where he had 12 tons f
the oro run through tho Selby
smelting works and received if 1032
W. S. McFadden has been re
tained as counsel for llrnr and
Hammond in the 0. I appeal
cr.se. No attract of their claims
has so far been served on him by
the appellants. Corvallis Times.
There arc still a number of ea.-es
of diphtheria reported from np
i'hoenix way, neatly all of which
Dr. Cole is attending and which
are reported improving. The doc
tor has used a consider.iie amount
of anli-toxine in his treatment of
these c;ises, but ho does not attri
bute his success wholly to its use.
Following is a description of
tieo. K. Chamberlain, the mur
derer of Jas. Cicorg-, M'fct out by
ofiieers: Heiuht, 5 fet and C
inehes; stoop shoulJeied; square
forehead; black eyes; full beard,
nearly grey; finger joints enlarged
t.-oni rheumatism; weight, about
145 pounds; ago G2 years; native
of Pennsylvania. B.iker'ity Hpi
gr.un. Jefier?on docs not propose to be
beliii.d tho times. The Review
fays: What's got the matter with
our people? A couple of full
irrown familv row - and a caw. of
vifrt b-.-ntiiig are r p.-'.itrd this"-cck.
The prominence in 'x'th church
and U'sj . . v!ivi; s cf the nian(?)
.vim did the wire-boating hns made
ih'M Mde tho principal topic of con
veifation on the streets for the
pa.-t two days.
John Wagner, an old settler of
Yamhill county, an Indian war
veteran and a soldier in tho Union
army during the Rebellion, was
found (had in bed on March II.
He has been a prominent figure on
the streets of McMinnville for two
years, and as he failed to put in an
appearance at his usual haunts
yesterday nn investigation led to
the discovery of his death. lie
lived alone, but ha3 relatives in
the county. lie was C5 years of
Saturday morning Hro was ob
served issuing from 1 1: roof of L.
II. Laseell's ham, about eight
miles from Albany, and it was
found to have gained such head
way and was so hot that the barn
could not be reached. Inside were
ten head of horses, a carriage and
buggy, harness, 150 bushels of
wheat, a quantity of oats and hay
and farm tools. The barn burned
like tinder, and nothing could be
done to save any of the horses or
contents. One colt broke loose and
jumped out through an open shed,
but the rest were consumed. A
number of cows had been kept in
the barn, but,- fortunately, that
evening, it Ving warm, they were
turned out, thus by rnerect chance
escaped the conflagration. The
loss will probably le $2500, on
which there was only $.'J00 insur
ance. Tlie "Alice A" will make Kpecial
trijm to 8-dlciu and otber river points.
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in or out of the city
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Ha. Morrlaon Htrwt, frornrr Third HU,
tip r daTc.
Wo have received ft iiail portion of
our now spring and summer stock oi
Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes, Notions, Etc
We have plenty more on theaay. And
they r all "t'P to date'1 too. ...
Good Goods are Cheaper this Season
Than they sver were, if you know
where to gt t I hem and have the
money t pay f r th'in.
PRICES 20 PER CENf LOWER
Tim Mmhh art- iimmv ij
will fompriw a lino lino in
an'ii'Bjj'WMla Mc:i'i tto.
lonmoutli Mercantile Co.,
V Game of
TliU uorld In pretly nun Ii ii k mc of draw. It tuUi-s
A rich I" o"riiw n i lit k.
A piviiy .lilt 'Ira1' nltiutlon,
A lion' l ilruw a cut,
A VU r ihrw a Winter,
A toper fitlmw iH'iU,
A I"K tU'.' llrw a erowd,
And "or t'nprrfi ilcnlctl Iaw Pilctnto draw trade.
Leave Portland Tin -sdavs. Thursdays and Saturdays. 6:00 a. ni.
Leave Independence Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays :0
Leave Hi 1cm
1 Alexander-Cooper Drug Co
Always aim to please ami keep on hnnd
Prescriptions :-: Carefully -:- Compounded
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Dray & Truck Co.
Draying of all kinds in and
out of the city will receive
prompt and careful atten
tion if entrusted to
A. W. Docksteader,
(Hm-M-niOTr Iu ClMU.SIimH)
Our prices are the lowest.
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SALE and FEED HTAI5LES.
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Huwosarmi to A. W. Ihirkiil.-adcr.
outs Kn t& vi; Li hou r s
Cood turnouts for Commercial men
HorH? boarded by the week or month.
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