Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190?, August 15, 1901, Page 3, Image 3

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Mr. Boot Is remodeling thft cot
tage luuth of his reitlonoe.
Mr, fltina has gone to Ht. Helens
toTlilt her son, Mr. Jay Detnln.
Mr. Mead MuClure and wife
spent Sunday with Monmouth
A family from Michigan arrived
here with a car load of furniture
Woodford Vance and family, of
Portland, aj.ont part of thin week
with relative! here.
Mr. Jennie Hewitt is up from
Portland this week tisiting her
mother, Mra, Davis.
Mr. Ira C. Powell and family
and Mr. Iulliam and family If ft
Monday for the count.
Miss Kva Mulker returned Sat
urday after an extended visit with
her sister at Arlington.
Mra. Claude Boothby and baby,
of L Camas, Wash., are visiting
with O. T. Boothby and family.
Mra. Uuiphlette ift for Corvallii
the first of the week, where she
will reside for the rest of the sun
Mr. and Mrs. Hteepy, of Port
land, came down on the excursion
Sunday and spent the day with
relatives here.
The Misses Wier, who have ben
visiting Miss Opal Hall for several
weeks, left last week for their home
at Walla Walla.
Mr. tieorge Adkins has. been ap
pointed U. S. forest ranger and
will bo stationed at Fish Lake in
the Cascade mountains.
- Mr. and 'Mrs. ItM left last
Thursday for a trip to Nye Creek.
They were accompanied by Mr.
and Mrs.. Zurchr. Mrs. Parriah
and Mies I.ora Lewis.
Mrs. L. H. Mitchell, of La
Grande, left Tuesday, nfter a short
stay with relatives here. Mrs.
Mitchell was formerly Miss Icy
lfowell, of this place.
Died, on Thursday, August 8, at
Tli Dalles hospital, Arthur Horace
Hampton, youngest son of Mr. and
Mrs. I). M. Hampton, of Mon
mouth. Arthur Hampton left Ins
home at Monmouth about the last
of Juno to visit his sisti-r, Mrs.
Johnston, of Morrow, Sherman
county. On th first of August he
was taken sick with appendicitis
and taken immediately to the hos
pital at The Dalles and an opera
tion was performed, after which lie
seemed to improve, until the olh
inst, when ho became worse, and
his parent were summoned ami
remained ut his Irdside until his
death, which occurred on the 8th.
The remains were brought to the
home of the bereaved parents,
where funeral amices were con
ducted by Profa Buck ham and B.
F. Mulkev. Mr. and Mrs. Hamp
ton have the sympathy of the en
tire community in losing so bright
and studious a son. Arthur was
fifteen years old and stood high in
hia studies. lie will be great!)
J. P. Dicus' house is beginning
to loom up.
I). M. Hewitt and Jeff Miller, of
Lewisyille, were in town Saturday.
Halleckit Pool have just finished
Mr. Boots' house and it looks fine
M. McClure, of Portland, for
merly of Monmouth, was in town
Orta Barny, of Portland, was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Corn well
Sunday. .
Mr. Jamison, the warehouse man,
has let out about twenty thousand
sacks already.
Frank Clark and family, of
Salem, are visiting with his brother
William at present.
The new brick in the burnt dis
trict is to be buillt by day labor in
stead of contract labor. ,
Mr. and Miss McCliotish, of
Portland, spentSunday at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Cornwall.
Jay Davis, of Portland, formerly
of Monmouth, spent Sunday in
town, returning the same day.
Quite a number of people were
here from Portland Sunday, taking
advantage of the excurioti train.
Jesse Si unison took advantage of
the excursion and came home on a
viHit and Miss Essie returned with
Dexter Lanktree, of Corvallis,
was visiting his sister, Mrs. T. II.
Halleck, Sunday and Monday, re
turning home Tuesday
The hum of the thresher and the
whistle of the engine is heard on
every side these times. Sunday
the threshers were oil quiet.
Grain is turning out from 25 to
,'!0 bushels per acre, which is a good
yield, and with a good price the
farmer and everybody else will be
L, Jlaggy and wife were visiting
their daughter, Mrs. 1). Hampton,
and other relatives over .bumlay,
returning to their home in Mo
Mi'nuville Monday.
Some said there was no old wheat
in the warehouses in the valley, hut
that is a mistake, for with the be
ginning of harvest thcro was about
twenty thousand bushels in the
Monmouth warehouse and some
has been here since 181M.
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J) Daily and
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Tho Daily and Sunday Oregonian can bo
had for 20 cents per wook; the Daily alone
for 15 cents per week.
N a , z N
loa cream sod at Wagoner'.
The pay car pawed through town to
day. Cheater Hlumherg la now located at
Hlncoe, Wah.
W, P. Conuaway wa passenger on
the north-bound train Wednesday.
The rallnwd bridge Inspector were
In the city thla week with their apeclal
Mlmi Alta Kates, formerly of thla
city, waa married at Walla Wash., to
day. A girl was born to Mr, and Mra.
Harry 1-aoey, who live near town, on
August 6th,
Mra. Ida Alien and children, of
Portland, came up today for a visit
with Miae Patience Cooper.
. O. D. Ireland and wife, wbo bave
been visiting lu varloua parta of the
valley, returned to Moomoulb today.
There 1 nothing better than pure
aoda for a cool drink wbeu everything
used lu the syrupa is pure. Wagoner'.
PloKel is tin artist wbo makes
everything In photo jewelry and but
ton picture, and all kind of picture
Mr. Burton, wbo Is working for tbe
Water A Light Company, baa moved
bis family to tbe little residence south
f tbe plaut.
Mlaa Carrie Haley, of Monmouth,
baa accepted a poaltion with F. A.
Douty in tbe drygooda department
and commenced work tbl morning.
Geo. A. Wilcox was a passenger to
Woodburu Tuesday ' afternoon, ou
a visit to bla brother, wbo Is 8, P.
agent I here. George will resume bla
duties at the office here tbe first of tbe
week. '
It the action of your bowels is not
easy and regular, seriout complications
must be the final result. DeWitt's
Little Early Riser will remove this j
danger. Safe, pleasant and effective.
A. H. Locke. j
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Mis Ivy Grace Burton, valedict
orian of tbe class of 1001, panned
through Corvallis Saturday, enroute
to Newport, She returned to her
home at Independence Monday. Cor
vallis Times.
J. It. Cooper, who recently burned a
kilo of brick, has 2.50,000 now on baud,
as fine brick as can be purchased any
where. He will sell them in any
quantity, and at prices that will meet
any competition.
The interest in river bathing con
tluues unabated. This week more
ladies improve the opportunity, In
fact they are in the majority. Large
crowds of spectator journey to the
river bank each even lug.
Home of the boys on the road who
have beeu traveling ou passes and lost
tbem last mouth, are kicking most
vigorously. It is now not permitted
for any passes to be issued ou the
ground of being shippers.
Arrangements are being pushed
whereby the elty of Independence w ill
dolts own collecting of city taxes.
Tbe proper books uud blanks are be
ing secured and asscssiug will com
mence iu tbe near future.
Wesley Perry returned from Sacra
mento, C'al., last week. In the past
two yeans Wesley has beeu in nearly
every state west of the Mississippi and
some east of It and he says he would
uot give; Oregon for all of them.
Mrs. Maud Ireland, who waa taken
last week to the Good iSamarilau hos
pital at Portland, underwent a severe
surgical operation, but is Improving
rapidly and her speedy recovery Is
anticipated by her many friends.
The Misses Itose and Mary Clod-
telter. May Wil.iou aurt May Irvine
and Ernest Johnson, Carl llerreu,
Wlllard Craven and Glen Ooodmau
formed a merry picnic party which
Visited Falls City a week ago Sunday.
Itev. Dr. Thompson, in a recent con
versation, said he had married nearly
a thousand couple, nearly 2o0 couple
being iu Corvallis alone. We doubt
very much whether auy other minister
In the state can claim a similar record.
In cases of cough or" croup give the
little one One Minute Cough Cure;
Then rest easy and haw no (ear. 1 he
child will he all right in a little while.
It never fails. Pleasant to take, .always
safe, sure and almost instantaneous in
tlect. A. S. Locke.
Zbt University of Oregon.
Highest standard in the state. Two
hand red course in Literature, Science and
the Art, Science and Engineering and Music.
New buildings and equipment, seven new
instructors; nearly 6,000 volumes added to
library in 1H01. Somiuer School with Univer
aity credit. Special couree for teachers, for
law and medical student. Department of
Education for teachers, principal and super
intendant. Tuition free, cot of living low.
Three students granted scholarships in large
eastern universities in 1901.
Send name to President or Registrar for
circulars and catalogues, Eugene, Oregon.
F. 8. Younger left Friday to find a
permanent location. He will prob
ably go Into business with bis son,
Ernest, In California, though be i not
certain. The valley doe uot agree
with Mr. Youoger' bealtb, and so be
leave the valley permanently.
Geo. Adkins will leave tomorrow for
Fish Lake, where he has been ap
pointed a forest reserve officer. Hia
duties are to look after some thirteeu
miles of forset to see that the fire do
not gain a foothold. The alary lor
this position is some $60 per month.
On Saturday evening, President
Campbell, of tbe Bute Normal School,
will lecture on "Oregon Scenery, from
Chautauqua lecturers of national repu
tation. Dallas and Monmouth will
also bear tbe same men.
This week we bave received a num
ber of complaint concerning tbe
bridge between this city and Mon
mouth, which has a number of holes
in it and also tbe boards were getting
very thib and a horse in going across
might smash through. Tbe road
supervisors wbo bave jurisdiction over
this abould give it immediate atten
tion and save Polk county a probable
damage suit.
Rev. J. Waggoner, of Lost Angeles,
who bas been in the state several
weeks arranging for prominent lec
turers to appear tnis winter in tne
Ocean. Valley, Plain and Mountain I larger places, waa in the city Monday
, . t , iha . flm. thI ! and Tuesday, and will return later in
Height." lor the first time this thj wwfe -Rev. Waggoner tells us he
splendid collection of stereopticoa has become so infatuated with 'our
views will be nresented to tbe public. I climate and prospects that be has de-
President Campbell is always Instruc- i c'ded to locate permaneotiy m j"oik
j . ; i ,.. u ' county, probably in Independence. He
tive and eutertainiug.-'iaqaioa Bay , wl), age t0 move bis family to this
Nar Patterson, who has been living:
at Rossland, B. C, for several years,
writes that he "will leave Rosslaud tbe
15th for 'God's country,' as we here
call it. I have had my fill ot strikes
and think there has been between
2,000 and 3,000 people left here in the
last month since the strike waa de
clared. My new address will be Old
Mission, Washington."
About the 25th of September the
first of a series of lectures will be given
lu Independence. Dr. Boyer, one of
the most eloquent men iu the West,
will lecture, and soon thereafter Dr.
Hudson, Dr. Rodt;r aud others will ap
pear. Tbcse men are to speaK in tne l
county at once, tie nas oeeu eni;ageu
for two sermons a mouth by tbe Perry
dale Christian church.
Crock transfer go. i
principal cities of Oregon, aud are ' fegeC
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A ....My personal attention given to t&
all orders entrusted to me. Prompt g
attention in every instance
PHONE 274. I
f Collins Flouring Mills Co...
.Manufacturers of..
eHigli Grade Flours
01 Highest price paid for wheat
We have entirely remodeled our mill to the
VaR? sifter system, and now have the only full sifter
d) system in the state. Try a sack of our best flour
made by tltc new process.
Capacity 150 barrels of flour per day.
Grinding capacity 225,000 bushels
per year.