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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 26, 1895)
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plete, and everything new.
Prices to suit the times. Every
thing in this line will be sold as
close as any other firm can sell.
We Buy Produce.
Give Us a Share
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I WEST SIDE TRADING CO.
ORE G OX,
lx is extremely improbable that
the firm tuition taken by he
president and congress upon the
Vcneiuelaii question will lead t
war. Neither country U prepared
to turn loose upon each other the
"' 1 1 " ... 4
Ktrw at iii iNmiomwi at in.ifindni, Krjm tj0B8 0f war, mid 0 reat Hritaln
Orvirmi. aa uiallvr ul Ilia swoua vlaaa. ' " . , ...
Publlahrd avarv Tlmr-dny at I nolrutlnta,
llk Cuimly, Ontnu,
IROWNi BAILEY, Pa
F. M. Rnown. Killlar.
J. T Kiikis AhiwikI Riltlor.
L. At H4lkKl HiMlum Manaaar.
is rellv the least prepared of thw
two, In spite of the fact that she is
the proud "mistress of the
Russian aggression in the Kant
threaten to change the maps of the
world, ami the civil anarchy now
ii mono T reiirninn In Turkey la also a menace
1'lm imuillia . . ., i
w the pace 01 r.uroje. n
open secret in diplomatic circles
that Kusso-Turkish war is imtul
FAYABLS IN ADVANia,
AnvaaTiaiaa Hatm will a aiada know o
14Iim all mouuiunKwIloBa W Taa Kmth
raiu, lJ()mlHH Orvcua.
i::riV,Z:llrMiuMmUmuMW ncnt.and.of courao, it ia under
stood that In such a contingency
England would be compelled to
. rt a a .
Thk American eaale has riven her army in ttio new 10 sae
the British lion's tail a sham Constantinople from capture. ith
twitching and if that unruly ani- this portentous war cloud hovering
inal becomes unduly obstreperous lonK th Kuesian-lurkish border,
I. ... . . . m
its hide will come with its tail. H would be national suicide lor
England to engage in a war with
Thk Wall street scare over I'resi- the United States. The uplifted
.lent Cleveland s patriotic message hand of the Connck is a warning
lias caused the sold reserve to drou to Great Hritain not to strike
below the $70,000,000 mark. There America, to say nothing of her ex
is not nam that frightens the aver- posed frontier along the Canadian
aire juouevcrat like a little stiff and British Columbia border. Ot
" i i -
back talk from Brother Jonathan course, the United States would se
to old John Bull. verely sutler along the line of her
exposed sea coust, but as soon as
Thk editor of thCorvallis Times L(1B could organiie and discipline
e about right m the opinion: "hug- ht,r aru,v Bhe woUid eXttct . terrible
ish supremacy is not anchored to retribution in the invasion of Can
war, but to peace, and in the su-
prenyl nour, as the twist grows
stronger, the lion's tail will drop
between his legs and the warlike
ruar will subside into a peaceful
In a recent contribution to the
Orcgonian, Colonel H. V. Mitchell
ada and British Columbia. The
final outcome of a war between
llreat Britain and the United
States would result in extending
our northern border as far north
as Hudson bay, and practically
sweeping England from the North
American continent. But we do
not believe there will be war be-
WINS THE BAY.
IT BEATS ALL HOW-
A. J. WHITEIKER'J
suggests that a magnificent silver tween the lW0 Kreat English speak
service would be the most appropri
ate and suitable testimonial for the
citizen of this state to present the
"battleship Oregon." "The stale
of Oregon," says Mr. Mitchell, "owes
it to herself to give the battleship
a substantial and magnificent t sti-
inn nations of the world. The
Venezuelan dispute will le settled
through the arts of diplomacy and
nothv the stern arbitrament of the
sword. War is the last .expedient
and should be resorted to only
when every other honorable means
fails. We believe that the bellig-
Jp0"Can Sell Goods so Cheap!.
WE ARE ABLE TO 0FFER7THE FOLLOWING BARGAINS:
One gal. can of fine quality Syrup 50c.
One pound fancy Spider-Legged Tea 25c.
One 2-pound package Mush 10c.
One can good Salmon 10c.
One pound No. 1 Figs 74c.
One package Pearline 5c.
f-CALL AND SEE OUR GOODS.
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Goods delivered any place in Independence and Monmouth.
- - 4 m.
monial, such as will show the effete
U., - kit (k. .1.1. sf HMnn aai. I . t .. . .
lias ' i erent temper nrouseu on both bkihk
recognize a great compliment" of the Atlantic will result in ulti
mate good. It will teach th na-
It is amusing to note the ingeni- tio)i of Europe that the United
ous efforts of certain leading news- guteg win not permit them to in
papers and politicians to start a termcddle with the affairs of the
rWe aim to carry a first-class stock'
of Hardware, Implements, Stoves
Tinware, etc., a stock that will meet the
wants of our trade-
WE HAVE RECEIVED
a new lot of those
1CANTON and SCOTCH CLIPPER STEEL PLOWS
land BISSELL CHILLED PLOWS, guaranteed equal U
lany chilled plow on the market.
FRAZER & CATTRON e
Monmouth, - - - Oregon. em
third-term boom for President
Cleveland. Granted that the de
mocracy have a fighting chance to
elect their president in 1896, the
popular prejudice against electing
a third-term candidate would over
whelmingly defeat Mr. Cleveland.
No American statesman, however
popular with the masses, could suc
cessfully carry out a political in
novation which was repudiated by
both Washington and Jefferson as
ixniieil to the liberties of the peo
ple and the safety or the repu blic.
Western continent, and it will teach
us that in the piping times of peace
we should prepare for the ponsib e
exigency of war.
WORSE THAN CHCWINQ 0UM.
Vk. Mil KV.u"i.f MMOr.ll rmrt It
lu th time, of Charles XII of t Hwe
fleu the prvate s.vit.tary f U'unt
fjoerla. then minister to EKland,
was strongly addicted to the habit of
i... timii'a aeouaiutMUco on
j....,-. imrlanil. J I wa the
I... f . lnmled nroi'Hetor hainwl
Hmhrn. Count (Joerta tKk htm to
f locKholm and gavo him a i in
the cabinet At first the young aoo
rotary chewed only white r, but
soon acquired a iiai"mr ii' "
that had Uh-ii wriuen on.
A iieuoo tnaty had Ikhu fonnulat
tA U'tween Ituwi and Hwrnton,
-.i.ik n,a tiiKtnlieni of Uie aiweiubly
i i rn.iri.w XII to acHit. The
twsta of the latter waa a treaty
which both statca had agreed upon
with regard to Finland. Theorigt
..! .,f ihiM tmitv waairiven by Count
tkHTta to his young secretary. "j ben
tt was called for by the aam.uibly, H
ooutd nowhere te found. The aa-
M'tubly UIivel tbat it ln oHn
ilontnivwl by t Joerta In order toove-
i,n,w the ihiu" tHilicy and irtre
furUXHa chance U go to war,
IJoerU was antUxt, when bis mn're--r
mum forward ami confeed
having .masticated Un d.wumeiit
ll vvHa and sentenml to dejith.
Tl, Viir would ifliullv have iwnloued
him had he dand In the face of the
aiiRry asmiubly. but he gave mm an
opiMirtuuity to iih mun uhtohu?.
HiKihnui went b Courland with a
tetter of reoomineudati.u to the duke
Twa Hum of WnwakiiUa.
There are two Classen ot men about
whom the publio are actually tired
nf rratdinir. One Is the tnnn who
didu't know it was loaded. The otlier
la Uie man who buys gold brieks. A
case of the first sort has Just occurred
in one of Uie suburb uf ew lork
city. Two young men were umtng
t-ether at iumiu in Uie planing nnu
tn which they worked. One of them
found an old revolver and flouriahd
it. He didn't know it was loaded, of
courao. But the next Uionieut bia
companion was dead. An instance
of the gold brick idiocy occurrvd at
Lyon, la., where a wealthy fanner
wud out 12.600 for a brii k worth
18,000, and ia, it goe without say
ing, out hU S.COO. How niea who
live in this atco can make such bluu-
dura jtassve ootnpreheusion. We ad
vise Uieui to BubHcntie for a newsa-
isr and ty close appucauon 10 it
oolumns save theiumdves the trouble
of learning by eiperienoe, Omaha
The San Francisco Examiner ex
presses the opinion that Englaud
haa more to fear than the United
States in the event of a wsr between
the two countries. It says: "Eng
land may accept the inevitable
gracefully or ungracefully, she may
do it quietly or obstreperously, but
in some fashion or other she will
have to recognize the Monroe doc-
The remote possibility of a war lrine the kw of the Western
between this country and England world- Af we have Baidi hcr cards
has lead to a critical comparison lie on the table 8he httg jUHt one
of their respective naval strength. gtron(? one hl her ,Hnithe bom
It is found that England's navy bftrdment of American seaports.
out numDers mai oi me unnea We have five the occupation of
btateaiutoi, or in other words Canadai the destruction of British
the (ormer has DUl naval vessels
and the latter 64,
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contracts or possible loss, damage or error, to
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battle-ships, 11 armored coast ves
gels and 23 armored cruisers, while
the United States has 3 battle-ships,
16 armored coast-vessels and 1
armored cruiser. This comparison
shows how weak we are as a naval
commerce, famine in the United
m t ii vr I
ungiana nas ou Kingdom, the precipitation of
European hostilities and the col
lapse ot the British Empire."
The Monroe doctrine is an
American principle, it applies to
America and Americans. No one
power. If we expect to enforce the is g0 Bin a, to pretena that Europe
Monroe uoctriD we muai ounu up hag Bympathy with it. We
OUT flftVy j A rnonVa na nhrtlil1 rAaaauA tliat
al A .. V 5 I a
The Oregonian is supporting m 'y0 K,ve
d.:j ri..i-j- v...i ungruoKiiiE rcuognuion, nui
policy with a vigor of statement whether they recognize it grudingly
and wealth of erudition that is at- or not at , f a P"ple which
,a,.t;n, v.J attntl-.n. Mr. Rmtt the Kreat wpubho can and will en-
enjoys he reputation of being a force, through the arts of diplomacy,
vigorous, perspicuous and brainy " trmo'"lc y arouramem
wrifcr, and his editorial utterances OI uie BWOru' " nece88ar'
nn the contention between this
. , r, . .. . Stockholders' Meetlntr.
country and Great Britain evinces B
....... , . i nuiitB. i p rcKu wr Annua ineeilnK
patient and studious research into f . i,..,, Z
the underlying principles of the National Bank will be held on Tucilay,
Monroe doctrine. He shows that January 14th, 1898, between the hours
the doctrine has undergone 0 v. h T t " P a Vi P,:lorslof
" said Bank. Independence. Ore., fnr th
change, commensurate with the purpose of electing a board of directors
political and commercial import- ,or lM Z? .-vear Bt,(1 transacting
ance of the great republic, since it come before the meeting.
waa first nromukated bv President 41 w-r- mjnnawat, Cashier,
Afnnrne. Tt is for this wider imiili-
f a. J . - iV.t D : uim unci, ncuci,
dent Cleveland is virtually contend- , 18 eagy mistaken about
.. .... i i a indigestion, and think there is some
ing. or rather this is a logical de- oth " tronbI(, Thn rnr ;a
duction from the premises assumed Tabules. One tabule gives relief
in the message. . i Ask any druggist.
riclurM ml l.lf la Old -tifU
Among the nxwt inUTitiUug of the
photographs and drawings ot Uie
pointing and aculptun In the ruck
tomU of El Kal. or Nekheh, aa it
waa formerly called, are thus wokk
illustrate the daily life of theauciunt
Egyptians 3,000 Ii. C. anl later. Thtire
you can see men hunting and Mung,
making wine, harvtwting com, plow
ing and hoeiug, cooking and sunn.
There are reimiwutations of funerals
and merry makings, with duncing
girls and inUMiciuns, boating on the
Nile, etc. At lait oue pictureshows
that, contrary to the common liehef.
the Egj'ptiuns hail some know Iwdge
or porepective. Londou uiobe.
Ktht( rbotog;riph on OImmw
It is now found that in the art of
etching photographs on glass a very
satwfnctory result may Ihj aecured by
covering the surrace with a solution
of gum made sensitive with bichro
mate of jxjtanh.and jirinting the same
under a negative. AfUr the image
has in this manner boon producid, it
Is dusted ovor with minium or red
lead, and tho ml picture which ia
thus obtained is fixed and burned ac
cording to the usual process. The
easily soluble red glaxs which comes
from this method ia treated with
strong sulphuric acid, when a whito
matte design is produced, and the pic
ture appears by transmitted light
a positive. Some spweimeus in this
une by Uernian artiste are described
as exhibiting superior merit, as com
pared with thone produced by ordi
nary means. New York Sun.
Vul shuuld rMlli th,.
tru ana iwrittaiivut run t
euudltlua u U louaduV1"
ItoMttM tbs hoalth ot
tlMU ot the bod, dBi
purlly ot lb blood. Th. hoh.I
knows lbs standard bloo4 psrliV,
And thrfore It Is tb oab;
rsllsbla madlolna for art j.?
It wahw tba blood pur aa4
nd thus cures wi'ooa "V'
tba bmvos rm sad ronjltnt
alavp, mania I vigor, s Uu4
Mlel dilution. nu,uu7(2
wm Bcrotula, Kfm, or aH atim
ad all otbsr blood dl asss, SwijT
Boaulla prova trr word m W
ald. Tttouaaods of voluattn iZ7
monU la fully satablUb la uWSii
to Get I loods
"Iaa aal blUr, ilwp bUr u
am Hr In rry way alnt iuIm
Hoott HarMrUU.n C. C Di2
lkia 8A Hallna, Kan.
HOOd'S rill u all IWar III!, mnk
u. blUouMiaM, ska baadarb. UMliftMkia H
Important Hsppaoingi si hnt
Trom to Various flelrhbor.
hoods la tbs Oonotj
Gathered by To Eatarpriis'i Ctu
of Ablt OorreipondtaU.
Ulf tltH U'MlUMtolftV It ArMHt Uf MTk M I
hd.ira uubl nillua nl TOM
ia vry un ml luwMktp la lh oihui.
A rsbla and a Moral.
A cock, scratching for food for
himself and his bens, found a pre
cious stone, on which he said: "If
your owner had found thee and not
I, he would have taken thoe up and
set thee iu thy first estate, but I lmve
found tho for no purjKjse. I would
rather have one tiarleycorn than all
the jewels in the world. However,
on second consideration, thou wilt
make a good addition to the gravel
that is in my craw and may help to
correct the slight dyspepsia that has
troubled me of late." This said, the
cock ceased moralizing and swal
lowed the jewel
Moral There are a great many
people who wear diamonds for their
A HoBalMS CtM.
They met by chance in the waiting
room of a railway station.
"My friend," began the man with
the valise full of tracta, persuasively,
"have you ever reflected on thenhnrt!
ness of life, the uncertainty of all
things here below, and the fact that
death is inevitable?"
"Have If" replied the nun in fha
baggy overcoat cheerfully. "Well,
I should reckon 1 I'm a life inminuiAa
"Ah um looks as If we were go
ing to Lave more snow, doesn't itt"
said the other, locking his valise again
with a snap. Chicago Tribune.
Vnttmpott4mm ki T Kntaraia
Parker will not have a Christ
mas tree this year.
The I.uckiamuts has swollen to
the sine of a mighty river.
The uniwr Lnrkiamute locecn
paist-d by here on a drive Monday.
The Literary society rendered i
immI urtitrrniii Salurds v nivht to a
arge and attentive audience.
Miss Lillie Keed, & :udent of
the O. A. C, is spending holidays
with the family of Ihoiuat Ul-
Clint and May Bradley cams
onto V spend the holidays, lliey
ave been attending school st.Mon
"Mre rain, more rest." th
Iarkey'a say. So on account of tbs
recent rains, Itradley A Hoone r
Mifscs Kdith Shaw and Ixr
Kichards and Mr. Frank Board
man, students of the 0. H. N. S.,
at Monmouth, are spending tha
holidays at I'arker visiting friendi.
Klmt nil. Ihw. M. tail b. Jan.
T wlmm II May CiirrD:
Nuilinl lirrl ilvrn lhal Jni Al
amlr Ima Irannfrrnxl loma fc drd of a
lannii'iu all hl imiiwrljf.rral and iriil,
... i,. , m ..r..t, m.Uiii..p whipb Naia
ilril ofaiuiliiiiiiiKUl liaa twii auljr MlrrS af
rriwd In I he nH,riliif dpviU III l"nlS I'liunir.
Himc I or.-Ki.ii; and Dial I liava l"'r ian
ll.Ml mi mirh aMiitfiMv by tllliia Ihrrrin "
nil iirtli'lrnl. imiiiiI aa by law n-qiilffl.
All ih itmiii. Iiavlna rlalma again"
Uli. of Jiiiim Alexundnr are berrby nw"
I., (irmH-ol iirh r latum under oalli wiini"
tliri-w munllia from llii di hrrif.
iNtU-d ihla iili dnjr af lnwmiwr. im
J, W. KIKKtAMi, Alaa-
REPORT Of THC CONDITION
At Inile-wiidi'iire, in the Htatf of Ore
gon, at the close oi i)nsiue,
Ib'c. 13, 1H1IS.
lim rriim Nul l Huka (mil limrrv AtW a
Una rrmii ml lianka ami liiikrra "Z J
Iiii rrum approval rmrvaanla " iiuU
I 'lmika and ulllrr laull llrma ' VI J,
N.iIm ..I Llh.. N.iii.h.1 lUnkl -
Krwtlmial Mr ourrrnoy, nlukola and
I.AwruL Mohbt Haacava 1 BAHK.via:
Hiwla ... a.nw
ljvaaMrndrr nolca ' w t (0t m
Hwlrnipllnn fund with 0. S. Trfwaurrr,
(a mt ciii or cirouuuion;
l.wna and dlartitinta
iVfrdrana. HMMired and unwuml
tf. M. Htuifla iu api'iir rlrt'iilMtlun -
rintmtiaiin 0. N. Honda -
HtiM-k. awfiirlltra. rfo. - - -
itMitkiiic-niiiiM, nirtntiira ann nnurm.
laaa axpanaaa and
Oaall.l atiMk paid In
im fm i h. i n . - -
Natluiutl lMik nolM outalandlna
I'll tu tht.p Natlona.1 Halika - a
linr tu hum Hunka and baJikara
IMvltlrnila unMild -
Inrtlvtriual drpialta auli)rt to chrca
lniand wrtlHismul drMMll
Nut wid bllla radlaouaniad
I. wf?."ny. t!aahlar of tha abornaBiad
bank, du a..U-mnly ! lb """fT,1.,
la trua u tb btU of nir knowll and
W. P. lUMtAWiJ.l"'1"'
anharrihMt and aworn to brfora to tbia tk day
CuaaanT-AUcat: floury robiio.
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