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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 7, 1902)
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TRACY 18 DEAD
Tin' MiiIiii-Uhik Outlaw CoiniiillM
TO AVOID CAPTURE BV POSSE
JIW Ovcrcoiillrtcnco Win
I'luliilnu I Im I'ihI til it ICe
Spokane, Aim. li IL.rry Tracy,
tint notoriniH Oritfon outlaw, killii
himself in a whcutlield nir
Fellows, jit 4:30 a in , today, w here
In- hud been surrounded myn a
dbpatrh tn the evening Telegram.
In n tight wild u poxse of citiens
I it night Tracy wan wounded in
tin) right leg, between th km-" and
the thigh and 'JO minutes later,
knowing llmt his rapture win cer
tain ho killcil hiiiiilf with a re
volver. Tin ti'! v n( tli" outlaw
W;M fill) ll'l ill II wheilllieid tlllS
Harry Tracy eMpil from
I '' Oregon Stile Penitentiary nl
S i b in, June !l laiii, in company
with David M-rrill, alter killing
Ihr1 guards Frank V. Ferrell, !
II. T. J imi'i and H. F. Til) my ami
wounding Frank I i-gi-H It in. a inn
vicl, who tried t pivvnt hi lliitht.
On June 2S Tracy killed Merrill,
tit-iir Niavitif, Wash., shooting
flint from behind ami leaving In?
body in tin' fiiri-.-t. wlrn it wan
fin nil on J illy l On July 3,
near Seattle, in a light with a
posse, Tracy shot and killed Cha.
Raymond, a deputy sherifl';
A .U. -t J. A. . . A. 4.
Croup of Trn Anort Goalt, Bdonjln to Win. Rldoll, Monmouth, Onon
'J lirve ki'l liii k, tutu kill il'M'H, tun 'f;irlini: !, mn two uprd tln-n
Kluilt'i-w l-f I'mtll"' ll.timiei,,!, HHlrui. nr.
well, 'i:X avtv, t , T "i w, 7K). I Katurilay ICtfiiiiitf iiicitI.
.1 C Slitilu ft tix I. (' W Matt i A lariii-r irowd than cvi r wiik
h'WH. ."SOxS'i fi'claiid '. f.Mit right of ;,lt Saturday I'vcninc to lictiMi
way, lot H, block ft, Uallac, '2W. , to th hand mrt-ert. Th program
St.itH of On-gon 'o Kti'd S Chap- J re-nlred was a fiood one. Mr.
man, SO acri'H, t h h, r 8 w, sf-'OO. Xihcr'a uxaiihon h!o tlcsnrvrs
Mary K liauRhniun ft aU tOjtl(.(.;ui coimnt'iidation. An inter-
Mm. N K Ioty, lot. S. .j and U!,! puling iirogram i promiffid for
MiirihyV add t Monmouth, $1. J next Saturday PVPiiiiiK. Follow-
1)15 Johiinon ft uv to .M A . jnij are tim nuinhcra:
U'rri-n Inl ' hlock 1. Snlini'a add l ...... 1. !. r.,..i
I i.... r. a l " .i..i, i ntl. i . i. . . ""'I
noil nun , o nun i.ifii'in i, lam iconion
Hwoud add., ItttllKton, ifoOii. March -CriHilf )m-cn'; Hall
Variu Martin ft alto Jnuathanl (charactf rintii
A IC AII.ICO l IMtOI'OSITlON
StotilliT, tract in t (i . r 5 w, 1().
Tnitcd HtHtfH to Kiiinin I. Mur-
ihv, !( nere. t S h, r 7 w, patent.
V J Ft? rgiwon to Martha 1, Mc-
Cmtv. 40 ocr'H. t H h, r 8 w, f KM).
Dora A (luthrio to Martha I Mo-
('arty 120 acr.-w. tSu.rSw, II 200
Martha L MoCarty to Fred S
Chapnittiit L'Hll acrt-i. t 8 r H w.
A M ltryant ft ux Ui W C
Bryant, lota 1, 2 and 3, hloclt I.
Falla City, II 7.".
W 0 llryant to Eicota L Richard-
llrc'8, a jkiI iceman, and mortally
wounded Neil Uawli'v, tvho difil
the following day.
Court IloiiHf Nott'N.
Km lata of V. II. Hyde, deceased
linal account act lor Iienring
Saturday, Auuiii't 23, ct 10 o'clock
10tat of Thoinaa A Farley, .!
eiiHd final iiccoiint set for hear
iug Saturday, August 23, at 10 a
Estate of Alinon II Partner, de
;eascd will admitted to probate
Win. 1 rainier appointed executor
with bonds in the sum of '12000
Jocob liabb, Win. Mack and J II
Mulkey uppoin'.ed apprniseri.
Klat of Harvey 1 1 (Stanton, ibi
ceaned repot I of claim nppro d
adiuinidtialor ordered lO'tuni real
vat at" over to ili'ViHec.
Guardianwhip of Johannes Em
inonn, nn incpablo person linal
Hi-count approved; feca of guardian
fixed at $200; guardiauKhin closed
and bondHinen exonerated.
Estate of Johnnea Kninioiiti, de
ceawd inventory filed and ap
proved; administrator authorized
to erect a monument at grave of
U'0t'aned, at a cost not to exceed
Estate of Jay J Brown, deceased
will admitted to probate; Nancy U
Brown appointed administratrix
with will annexed; bond fixed at
.153500; D J Grant, Columbus Tethe
row and J W Brown appointed ap
praisers. HKAt. HSTATK TltANSKKKH.
Lilly 1) Pluuiback to It M Cald-
John B E:kon to It E Wil
liatna, mid one-fourth int e J sec
28. t 8 , r 8 w,
Abbio Van Meer ft al to K It
Tuttle, lot 0. block 7, Hill's lnd
Sekal Herman ft ux to ('has
Uheude. II") aci ec. t 7 s, r .rw, $SOO.
, HI I.I, OK NAM).
J J Hi'I to E L Wing, unit one
hatl Kelty and Hawley ware
bouses in McCoy, $750.
Morris Hughes to T A Liveslev
Si Co., 4 acrea of bops, $250.
Walt "Nolena" Nolan
Cornet solo . . . "The Stveetest Story
Ever Told" Stultz
March. . . ."New Colonial". . . . Hall
Baritone solo "Euphontua"
B. M. Atkins.
March. .."Sth Regiment".. A ha mbers
"Bed Whitw and B"uo "
(iuita warm. Don't you think
J. M. Withrow began threshing
on the Cockle place Tuesday. The
grain was dry and making about
20 bushela per acre.
Miss Sexton, of Rainier, is clerk
ing for her grand father, J. S.
0. Buchanan has taken his
family to the Wing place ami is
working lor Oberer i(: Lewis Mill
Quite a number from here alien- j
ded the entertainment at Sulphu
(ieiliner, of t'ortlaml, Sub
mit it Two-t'laiiMcd Proposi
tion to the Town A
full- I'liy IPdiT.
Louis Gerlinger, of Portland, w ho
is well known a a railroad pro
j motor and timber owner, made a
' Hying trip to this place Wednesday
Thursday of last week and
submitted a proposition for the
building of a railroad in to this
place. The proposition is as fol
lows: To tiik Citizens ok Fam.s City:
In the event of my building the
railroad from Falls City to Dallas
or Independence will your city
give a cash bonus of $,'W00, same
lo be guaranteed and paid to the
company when track is lid be-
j itwcf ' the laarui-altov. uumliaaed ?
If cash bonus ia not to be given
will you grade ready for ties for a
distance of three miles under the
supervision of our engineer?
urauing to oe completed in
sixty days from lime of completed
survey. Your town also to fur
nisii a free right-of way for the
same distance with terminal
grounds at Falls City of not" less
than live acres.
Mr. Gerlinger left, for Portland
Thursday morning. A mass meet
ing of the citizens was called for
that evening and a large number
were present at Woodman hall.
been done in other yean-. How
ever, other reasons were brought
forward, Htill the matter of mute
was considered very secondary.
Mr. Gerlinger while here said
that if work was done on the grade
he would give bonds either to have
the road running or lo pay wages
for the work done to those con
tributing. The committee was in
structed to po arrange that this
support should be given to Mr.
Gerlinifer or in the case of another
company Iwing first to build the
committee has power to give the
same to them. This will keep the
work from being lost through de
lay because no man can keep it
hound beyond a specified time.
Aside from this support from
the town each of the large mills is
to give ties to the value of some
DALLAS, FALLS C1TY& PA
Cl FIC COAST It A I LAVA V CO.
Fred Ireland, of Monmouth, were
there with their best girls but as
they were driving a runaway team
they could'nt enter the many races
on the route.
Cecil Staats returned from a
sight seeing trip at Portland Tues
livering .'Jo tons of baled wheat bay
to this place for Geo. Brey. $0.25
A Delltrlitlul Adair.
There was a pretty scene on the
bank of the Willamette near the old
mill yard, at Buena Vista, Friday
afternoon. Littla maidens in light
dresses and fluttering ribbons and
brave small men in kilts and knee
pants began, at an early hour in
the afternoon, to arrive at the
place above mentioned. Swings
were bung in the tree tops and soon
the woods rang with the shouts and Hearing completion
laughter of a hand o! happy chil
After games and other amuse
ments bad been indulged in tor
MHiietim.;, cake, lemonade and i was paid.
candy were served and at nve
o'clock the little ones departed for
home, weary but happy.
1 he a Hair was a picnic given by
Mrs. A. Anderson and Mrs. Nor
man Tyler to their Sunday school
lasses and 0 guests were present. .
Such occasions should come
oftener in childhood's days. When
the wee man or woman ol today is
bent with age and bears on his or
her countenance the finger marks
of Time, such affairs are lived over
nguin in memory and bring a glow
to the withered cheek as the aged
one sits in the chimney corner and
aits the coming of the Grim Reap-
Springs last Sunday, Glen and jThe l,K'etinS was nille(1 t0 or(Ier
bv Frank Butler and Scott Leavitt
was elected chairman ar.d M. L.
The above proposition of Mr.
Gerlinger was read to the meeting
and opened for discussion. By
motion the first clause of the prop
osition was laid aside and the sec
ond taken under consideration. A
Wes Morrison's new hophouse is j committee of three was appointed
by the meeting to carry forward the
B. F. Smith, of Lewisville, is de- j project of getting the required sup-
Coiupuny Incorporated at
Dallas Friday Night Fur the
Constructing of a Koad He.
t ween Dallas and this I'lace.
The articles of incorporation of
the Dallas, Falls City it Pacific
Coast Railway company were
drawn up and signed and the
stock thereof largely taken up at
Dallas last Friday. The incor
porators are J. S. Talbott, B. M.
Talbott, J. F. Talbott, Jno. Howie,
Albert Davidson, N. A. Drake and
N. II, Wright. The first named is
well known here and the other
are nearly all residents of Brooklyn
Iowa, one being from Washington.
Work on the grade has already been
done and it is the expressed inten
tion of the promoters to push the
project through to a final com
pletion. It is not expected that
thia project will be carried through
in opposition to the Gerlinger pln
only one of the roads of course will
be built. At the citizens meeting
last Thursday evening it was voted
that the subsidy of work lo be
given by the town should be given
to .the first road to be buiit be
tween here and Dallas and conse
quently we stand ready to aid in
this work to the extent of the abil
ity of the town.
port of the town and empowered lo
appoint a committee to solicit the
three miles of right-of-way when
arrangements shall have been
carried sullioiently forward to make
such a committee necessary. This
committee is as follows: Messrs.
I' rank Butler, E. II. 'Watkins and
Scott l eavitt, with the former as
chairman and the latter secretary.
The sense of the nmetir.g was taken
in retard to the routes between
L Wilcox, of the naiifts and Knlla City or Indepen
i he, is taking a , , ,, ' ,
iv ! i ,..;ii . 1 1 deuce and rails City, and bv vote
Mrs. Rose has bought the resi
dence property of Mr. McKisson at
Herman Tarter spent a few days
with relatives near here last week,
lie will go to California in a few
days to enter Berkeley He gradua
ted at O. A C. last spring
Agent G. A.
month's lay-oft' and will spend
pecial from Crowley.
Last Saturday evening about 0
o'clock the home of A, G. Roberts
was burned to the ground. The
tire started on. the kitchen roof
while the family were eating sup
per, and fanned by the strong sea
breeze which was blowing at the
time it spread rapidly and was be
yond control when first discovered
by the family. Although many
gallons of water were dashed onto
the burning roof it was all of no
ayail and the angry flames soon
enyeloped the entire buildine mak
ing it impossible to save anything
but a very small portion of thecon-
tents. But tor the timely assist
ance of quite a number of neighbors
the barn and several other good
buildings would have been destroyed.
nart of the tioie in WAshintrtm, ' I'alias route ws declared the
county and the remainder at the (choice of our citizens because of
coast. Mr. Robertson, of Portland, the ereater possibility of obtainintr !
is now the acting agent. right-of-way. much having already I mouth and Suver
D. A. Iloag, of Hoaquim,
Wash., came in this morning on
a visit to relatives near Mon-