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Oregon l!itoihl od'i
AND WEST SIDE.
INDEl'ENDENCE, I'OEK COUNTY, OHEfiON, .III J A' 21, 1902.
Jti-ii ('Hi iilnllv-M In This City I.uhI
INDEPENDENCE 13 TO ADVERTISE.
. jrrec to Pnrnlnli One, llimilrril
Thousand Copies of a
I ndepeinlence has determined to
iirounc lirI f and cant (ill' the
lelhnritv that )mi m lniitr fliiL'tri'il ili!'
velopinent. ThU wu shown by
h spirit in which th immigru
loii representatives of tin Ham
man Railway system was received
hist Friday. In the piirty were (i.
M. Mclvinney, general i i n it th I ioi
ttuent of tin II irriinitii lines; C.
McKen.ie, W. II. Hurke, II. A.
Townsend mul I. X. Conklin.
These gentlemen are the organized
immigration experts who are to
conduct the biiincKS til' wiring
Ji(iiiiifi ki!r for th sviUein, There
wero also in I lit party J. O'Neil,
(ravelin; pusHoger agt-nt of the
4) It. tfc X., and It. M. Hall, the
.uivertUing agent of the 0 U. A X.
.V, tM8iloM W. K Coinan. general
freight and passenger agent of th
Southern Pacific 1 i n'B in Orejron,
ami H. K. Louudsbiiry, traveling
freight agent of the Southern Pa-
ile, under whose auspices
ptirty ii traveling
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A Familiar Scene About Falls City.
propoxition iiunle by lh immigra
tion bureau. The xentimnta ex
preHHeil by thn dillerctit iieBk'ra
were iiniitiiiiioii-ly in favor of for
nixhir.g liiforinntion about I ini -
prmleiice ami Polk oouiitv. A
llenl9iurlTH in I ii(lH-iiilenro
Will Ituiltl, l. oufact ore,
Indcpemlence ba been Helee'ed
mlio H'm4 ,,l- n...l e.,rr.,l thai . " lh" "tr of a gigantic
Imleoenden.;.. fiiriiiah liK).(MK) oon,b,nalio"-,rt rlMr hayB il
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copies of a pamphlet fitting forth j proposition jr nuru.y
our advantage,, and resource. The um!er Uh1 -ah 11 ,s nnounwd
take charge of th matter: John l"1 " ""!U , 18 ,w,n
llawley, J. W. Kirkland, X. L.
Hutler, Dave Calbreath and It. K.
Upon invitation of Mr. llirach
tbojhorjf a special motor conveyed th
The object of party to Pa'lii. whert another
-t-iktug these gentlemen around tbe) meeting wax held
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cotimrv w laininarize ineni wun
th territory which in to engage
th"ir energies for Home time in the
The otliriala were met nt tbe
lepot by our citixena and escorted
t ) the opera houne where apvecliea
"Vera made by Mr. Kinney, who
tilled the purpoae of the iiuinigru
4iou bureau, lie anid that thive
Avere thouaanda of people at one
"nd of their aywtem who longed for
liomn in a more mild and equi
table olimiite. (rvf from drouchtu
jind blight of all kinds, and at the
oilier end were found the very con
tlitiona they longed for. All that
was needed wa information. This
the Harriman immigration bureau
was going to aupply. Kxperts are
io be located at Milwaukee, Chi"
ugo, Indianapolia, Kaunas City
.and other points, whose bnsinecs it
ill be to supply people who ire
seeking a change of locality with
such information as their needs'
seem to require. The Harriman
- system was going to build up the
country through which its lines
passed, but it was going to do it in
a general way. Mr. Mc Kinney ex
plained that the company was not
going to push any particular lo
cality, which for obvious reasons it
could not afford to do, 1 but he said
if any town or section would take
tho matter up fjr themselves the
company would oder every facility
for the distribution of such litera
ture without one cent of cost to
them. He thought Oregon a won
derful state with unlimited possi
bilities. At the conclusion of Mr.
McKinney's address Dr. Huller,
the chairman of the meet ills', called
upon X. L. Butler, John Hawley
Hpecinl fimn Itouna VIhU.
I.. 1). Baldwin and family are to
leave in a few days for Albion,
pared for immediate distribution
However, the Kxtektrisk has been
enlightened on the theory of opera
tions of the company b; Key . (i
11 . Usnoriie, oi this city,' who is
i.ow doing clerical work for the
company. He says that about
three weeks ago the '"Peop!es Home
Building and Kmoloyment and In
vestment Association" filed articles
of incorporation, with a capital
stock of $10,000,000, half of which
Wach., where Mr. Baldwin has sum is already secured. Hon. V.
purchased the drug store of Dr.
Mr. Baldwin is a native of Buena
Vista, where be has grown to man
hood. He engaged in the drug
business in ths locality about six
years ago, and in connection with
the store he has been postmaster of
the local oflice. By his .honesty
and fair dealing, his attention to
business and his obliging manners
he has won the good will of the en
tire community and his going is a
source of general regret.
The stock of patent medicines
has been sold to Mr. Daniel of the
new store hero and Mr. Baldwin
will ship the balance of his goods
to his new store in W sshington.
Thus Helena V ista loses oi.e of
her beut business enterprises and
one ot her best families, losses she
can ill sustain. May they prosper
in the new riebi of labor.
and others for short talks on the
lon't Fall to Try This.
Whenever an honest trial is Kiven to
Klectrio Hitters for any trouble it is
rui'oiiiiiienilfil for, a permanent enre
will surely be e fleeted. It never fitils to
tone the stotmirh, regulate the kidneys
and bowels, stimulate the liver, invigor
ate the nerves and purify tho blood.
It's a wonderful tonic for run-down
systems. Kleetrie Bitlers positively
cures kidney and liver troubles, stomach
disorders, " nervousness, sleeplessness,
rheumatism, neuralgia, mid expels
malaria. Satisfaction guaranteed by
Kirkland Drug Co. Only 6ue.
If a Man Me to You
And nay some other salve, ointment,
lotion, oil or alleged heuler is us good as
lluuklen's Arnica Halve, tell him thirty
vearB of marvelous cures of piles, burns,
boils, corns, felons, uleers, cuts, pralds,
bruises and skin eruptions prove it the
beat and cheapest. '2w at Kirkland
Drug Co. 'e.
F. Hammer and K. E. Montague,
of Linn county, are two of tho
principal persons identified with
the Association. The incorporators
informed Uev. Osborne that they
have already bonded 1400 acres of
as fine land as can lie found in tlx.
state, a 300 acre coal field, a salmon
cannery and have several hundred
head of line stock coming. It is
the intention of the company to do
what the name implies build, em
ploy and invest. They claim they
will build dwellings, opcate manu
fact.uries, etc. The people ara to
be the stockholders, but this
part of the plan was not explained
in detail to the K.vtkki'kisk man.
We understand that K. Picket is to
be one of the men to bring the
proposition! before the public.
Deerliiif Binder for Sale.
Second-hand Deeiing Binder for
sal cheap.- Call on K. Evans,
Court Itouso Notes.
J li Teal, salary 146.00
Seth Itiggs, same 36.60
It E Moores & Co., stationery. 1.00
Thurston Lumber Co., lumber! 5.49
Road acct, sundry warrant". 185.04
L X Woods, ex insane 5.00
Estate of Mary A Bell, deceased
will admitted to probate; Ed
ward Beli and John D. Kelty ap
pointed executors without bonds;
G. L. Kclty, S. V. Fletcher and
James Ball appointed appraiser.
Estate of Rachel Davidson, de
ceasedexecutor discharged and
Estate of Cornelius P. Unruh,
deceased ad ministrator discharged
and administration closed.
(iuardianship of Henrietta
Kolwrtson, insane guardian charg
ed with IWSi. 10, amount of inven
tory and appraisment.
Kkai, Estatk Tkaxsi kks.
Henry V. Hopson et ux to'. Louis
(Jerlinger, 4W acres, t 8 s, r 7 w,
James Helmick et ux to Mary C
Ted row, 2.(5.49 acres, t 8 s, r 5 w,
Arnt Arntgeu et ux to George
Clayton 17-'.85 acres, t 8 s, r 5 ,
( ieorge Clayton et ux to Fred S
Chapman, tracts in t 8 s, r 8 w,
Max Hirscb et ux to (ieorge
Clayton, 151.20 acres, t 8 s, r 8 w,
J It Hubbard et ux to Dan P
Stouffer. 20xC0 feet, block 8, Dallas
Silas Coata et ux to Y O Meador
northwest quarter lot o, block 7,
Hiram (i ivlum et ux to Harry
Connoway, 160 acres, t 7 s, r 8 w,
Hannah Graham to John II Guy
7 acres, t 7 s, r 8 w, 225.
J C Frink et ux to Trustees
First Presbyterian church of
2d add. to Dallas, lOO.
Albert Xichols to Eugene Byerley
lot 7, block 21, Imp. Co add to
J (.) Staats et al to English Ceme
tery Association. 3.02 acres, t 9 s.
r 5 w, 25.
Lewis Jones, R.'E. McRea and
Manuel A. Ward, natives of Great
The University of Oregon.
The University of Oregon will
open its twenty seventh session at
Eugene, Wednesday. September
7th. The outlook for the year
seems at present, very promising
A number of new men have been
added to the faculty, all thoroughly
fitted both by preparation and by
experience, lor tneir worit. Jne
University buildings are being re
paired and improved during the
summer, the dormitory, gymnasium
and Leady Hall receiving especial
Students intending to enter this
fall are invited to correspond with
the president relative to their work.
Catalogues will cheerfully be seut
240 acres of hill land near Pedee
Valley. Low price, easy terms.
C. W. Pagett.
WOOD ROBINSON. On July
20, 1902, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. A. B. Robinson, in this city,
their daughter, Miss Eva, was
united in marriage to Houier S.
Wood, of Arlington, Oregon, Rev.
J. R. Baldwin officiating.
This estimable pair of young peo
ple will make their home in Bla
lock, where Mr. Wood is engaged
in the grain trade. We wish them
happv and prosperous journey
InileiK-iidence Hand Gives
.Saturday Kveuinjr Concert.
DRAWS LARGE CROWD FROM COUNTRY.
Public Spirited Citizens Hate
Arranged For SlmilarConcert
For the Next Six Week.
The Independence band rendered
on last Saturday evening an open
air concert of considerable merit.
The true excellence of the program
can receive no higher testimony
than that the band members were
immediately besieged with numei
0U8 requests for similar concerts in
The boys had a number of new
selections, which were rendered in
a manner to receive the warmest
D. Calbreath, president of the
Water & Light Company, im
mediately started a movement
to raise funds to make the Satur
day evening concert a feature for
the summer, and with whomsoever
be conversed they heartily ac
quiesced in the movement. It is
proposed to raise among our citi
zens a weekly contribution of 25
cents an individual, and .this
in their treasury with -which to
buy instruments. Mr. Calbreath
very generously donated 32-candie
power lamps, and the boys will be
gin their concert at 8 o'clock in the
evening and give an entertainment
lasting an hour and a quarter. An
urgent request is extended to all
to assist in the movement.
A feature of Saturday evening
was the large crowd in town, many
from Monmouth and the country
being noticed. All were highly
pleased with the entertainment.
special n-om Pedee.
All ot the hop yards in this
vicinity are in a highly satifactory
condition being entirely clear of
vermin and showing a remarkably
The vines have about reached
mature size and are heavily loaded
with blossom buds, which are in a
seasonable stage of development.
The lateral branches are large,
thrifty and filled to the end with
opening buds a condition which
assures a heavy yield should favor
able weather continue during the .
i emainder of the season.
The favorable outlook for a heavy
yield, with market conditions in-
dicatina the stability of present
values gives promise of handsome
Now Is The Appointed Time.
The O. R. & N. Co. has issued a
handsomely illustrated pamphlet
entitled, "Oregon, Washington iv
Idaho and their resources." People
in the east are anxious for infor
mation about the Pacific North
West- - If you will give the O. R.
it N. Co. agent a list of nam's of
eastern people who are likely to be
nterested, the booklet will be
mailed free to such persons."
A. L. Craio,
General Pasgr. Agent