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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (March 12, 1903)
John Sutnpter has finished sow
ing his grain.
Edward Turner has gone to work
at Fall City.
Grandma Herren is spending a
nutulxr of days in Kings Valley.
Several have gone over to their since.
timber claims during the past
Mrs. Johnson is dissatist'ud with
Nebraska and will return to
Quite a number of prune trees
have died and apple trees have
been put in their place.
J. L. Vishback has purchased
some fruit trees from the Heezlev
nursery at Falls City.
John Powell, who used to live
here, is now living at Fanningtor,
Washington and is doing well.
V. V. Miller, a hopgrower of
Pedee, was in town last week.
Elmer Burrows, of McTimmonds
Val!e, was doing business in town
Fred Oberer, of. the Charter Oak
Mill Co., has gone to San Francisco
Orvil Buchanan is preparing to
engage in the breeding of high
George Crowley, employed in a
Btave camp near here, cat hy leg
quite severely last week.
Mrs: C. L Bump, of Kings Val;
ley, is visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J W. Wilson, of this place.
Alva Womer, of Pede, was in
town last week and reports crop
conditions all right in that part of
Frank Gilliam was very badly
bruised by his horse falling down
with him one day last week while
land owner, stockman and capital
1st of Kings Valley, was a business
caller last week.
Hi m in "' m T"
form, has been appointed to the
oflioe of deputy state food comnns
rioi.er. Mr. Tartar is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Nio Tarter, of Cor
vallis. who aro' widely known in
this county, where they resided
from childhood until their removal
to Corvallis somo thre years
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Cheney C, iiiK buunnw l lie
City of Toledo, couut y ami iie '"'-
nal.1, anil that wlil ririu will y
sum of One Htimlied Dollar for eaeh
ami every ease of catarrh that eaoiu't
be cured ty the use of Hall " Catarrh
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bl my presence, tnl lli day of IV-
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u.iraCatiirrti Cure in tauen Inter-
n,tl!v. ami acts directly umm the Mchh1
and mucous Hur facts of the nyaloin.
Send for testimonials fri-e.
F. J. CliKNKV Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by all drugKMs, Tie.
Hall'a Family l'lll" are the best.
The building " season is on in
Dallas, sure. The carpenters are
all em ployed to the last man and
the town is noisy with the rattle of
hammers and saws. Many new
dwellings are now', even in March,
being constructed and reconstructed
The Gail Hotel is having a new
wing built three stories high.
The Dallas City Hank building
is now being lemodeled. The old
vault was removed and rebuilt, ten
feet further back, thereby giving
more room in the counting room
and lobby. The laying of tho tile
floor was commenced today and
soon the marble bases will b? set,
surmounted by old oak wainscot-
ings. The main rooms win uo m:i
with panelled steel ceiling of the
very latest design and the furniture
ami nnnnt.f'rs of rilatrt irlaSS will 1)0
F. J. Chambers, an extensive of the most elegant and substantial
Mr. Misner, ot Albany, has rented
of Abel Ualow a business house
Charles Sperling, of your city, I and will this month put in a largo
and A. R. Lewis, of this place, ' stocK oi crocnery aim notions auu
were in Benton county last week
buying beef cattle.
Phy Simpson is moving provis
ions and feed to his logging camp
near Hoskins, and will soon begin
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
C. L. Bump is seriously ill, but is
improving under the care of Dr,
Altman, of Corvallis.
Butler Trossell. an extensive
farmer and stockman of Sheffield,
Iowa, has returned home after a
! visit to relatives here and in other
parts of the state.
An eroneoua report is in circula-
tion that "Fatty" Jones, of Mont
eomery, is to appear in a show here
this week. Mr. Jones is not in the
Miss Delia Waters, ' who is at
tending school at Dallas, came up
on the motor last Friday evening
and went out to her home in Mc
Herman Tartar, who is now a
student at the University of Cali-
lso Jacobsou & Bird, of McMin
ville, have closed a contract with
Mr. Uglow for a fine store room in
his new brick block On Mill street.
The fixtures will be put in
It will be to your interest
To ,mm( in ,,,! Ionic ovonuir store ami wtmdu.u.o t
w.o what wo nin v ami loam our prion. WlWo making
your,Pri..n'"W Wo Imvo a wolUolo, to.Utock
of ovorvthinp tlmt poo to ..ink.. ,. r.r,t- lass ManL
Nvaro, Vol.ulonn.l Implement house, l.oul.t for cash
an,l at tho ripht priivK. Noono U in a Wltor hUioii
n,.,, to tako ooro uf your wai.w. Wo ulromly Imvo
Carload of Studebaker Wagon
stored in our warehouse and will xoon havo on .l.pluy
thol.oHtKoloctionofhuggiosan.1 Ihu-U ovor hroufiht-
to town. Our
Paint and Oil Department
Is comploto ami wo arc in position to naino you tho
lowost j.rioori thoso p.od. Wo will nhmi have a
stock of tho KovHtono liol-1 fonoo aii't will ablo to
soil j oil wo on wiro liol.l fence as choa. an anyho.ly.
Come nntl hoc us.
FRAZER & RICE,
Hardware Merchants, ' Independence.d
, j.bM.nbillas. The remark is ;.1U; avirngw daily at!
cmmun in lalla that the judge Th f..l!..w i(.g nam. ,
does not expect to rim for ollu e roll of honor: Oca
again or he would not ! o olmtin- Hyerhy, Virgel Ji. n
te about ihi- HlV.ilr. Taylor, IMith Slaat.
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Alrllo ScIkmiI ltert. j
, , .. I Mr. and Mr. J. H.l
Following h a report of Airlie
, , " V ., , ... thd the ,iner Ih
school for niontli ending March '. , , . ,
Number enrolled, tiJ; total days at- J K "i leiu, Wed..
tendance, -I0J; total days uI'M'ut, 1 4th.
church thereby making the one
church stronger than the two."
It is said that Klder Fitch will
return soon and attempt to heal
this break in tint ranks of his
church and put them harmoniously
to work again.
At ii regular meeting of the
Dallas city couucil last week the
discussion of the water works prop
opiwition was indulged in. This
l.nu l.iin i. .-on mini! i vel v
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dorment during the legislative j ,49i4-H
pension ior ine j)urpofe oi "),! m
some special legislation in reference j
to condemnatory proceeding", i
whioh was granted by the. legila-;
ture and now the way seems open ;
to the council to proceed, which it
will do at an adjourned meeting on .
next Friday evening. It is now 1
understood that, at this meeting,
Mr. Gates, the contractor of the1
H. H. Jaspe:
)a independence, 11 1
works will bo present with maps j
and surveys of the proponed con-j
cluit line and tho location of the!
dam at the point of departure from
Canyon creek, the stream Irom
which tho water will be taken; also
the location of the reservoir, etc.,
until tho lino reaches the corporal-.'
limits of Dallas. Theso Miirvcys
THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL
capital stock:,, s&o.ooc
If MHiSlir.KKW, i r.Hi.l.mt. A l'.U AM SKIOS,
, O. W. IKVIXK, CuHhir.
-fIRKCTOItM.ll. 1 1 . rcb i t; I rv7"sWr, J t . K inTtlTT M
a uenerul bunking urul hxcIibiiko boniiiesn traiiwieto!, lmM
ili:omiU'd. Coiiiinercltil rroilitM K'ant'l. Iponlts rwulyt'd '
ul)Ject to cbeck.
or nr. p ,1 a lnrB Ht.ne.k ot iTents' and plats will, it is understood, be
furnishing goods will be opened up adopted ny trie council, alter wnicn
the following method of proceedirg
will be had in the case for the Bake
for the Spring trade
c iu u.. u , . or harmony and for tho satisfaction
dtph fnr HnmA months nv the mem- j
v r..v.,i: ,.!,. i, fJ of the voters. The whole i.roceed
the sale of tho South Methodist in8 wiH be admitted to the people
church house in Dallas. Presiding for tl,eir aPP.ro.vf 1 at a 8I'M;ial
Elder Fitch, of tho Methodist t.on, to be Hold as soon as the
brethren, came to look over the
situation last week, and put his
seal of disapproval on the whole
transaction, for the reason that the
price was, as he said "ridiculously
"The conference would not con
sent to the sale of a property worth
$3,000 for $1,200. This question
has created considerable feeling
among the members ot the South
Methodist chnrch and is greatlv
opposed by a portion of the mem
bers. While other members argue
that the time is past for two
Methodists ought to belong to one
law will permit, which requires
ten days' notice for all elections.
And if the people upprove ot the
action of the council, then condem
natory proceedings will be com
menced in the circuit court for the
May term, department No. 1, Judge
Geo. II. Burnett.
Judge It. P. Boise will be the
principal defendant on the right of
way, together with Mrs. E. Y.
Halleck, who owns the water rights
both of whom absolutely refuse to
give or sell to the city any rights
of way or water rights, causing
great delay and expense to the city
and to the great annoyance of the
A pULih HOUS
Is hard to beat.
Our hoiiKo is full of lino Furniture, Carpi
Wall Paiur, .Shades, Picture Frames,
We will serve you well and economics
The House Furnishing (
306 Commercial St., Next door to P. O- SALE1
Store at Salem and Albany.