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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (March 12, 1903)
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I Public Toro
J v lrc-ii)S of the l'llbliy ore Holioited
mr Hii column. The KsiKurHixK
assmm-ii 110 renponHibility tor
tilteiitnce tumid here.
Wit it l I'o-Oerttte.
1-Mitor Kstkupbisk: We soo
tlcit the towns nil over the val
ley are taking steps to build up
their towns and tho country
around them, which is just the
thing to do. The people of
Monmouth have done nothing
a9yet, except oiio man, John
Moran. He is doing all he can
while all others remain silent.
Now we suggest that Moumouth
re-organize her board of trade,
or organize an improvement
league and co-operato with In
dependence, for what is good
for one town is good for another.
Every few days jiew immigrants
are coming in and Monmouth
.wants her share. But the way
they are persuaded to come they
have friends who encourage
them, to eome. There should be
a committee to meet newcomers
and make them feel welcome.
So let's start the ball rolling
and meet, with the Indepen
dence Improvement League oc
casionally and work with them,
provided it is satisfactory with
them. Who will take the lead?
Kinjjs Valley's Inducements.
There appeared in these columns
recently a letter addressed to the
Southern Pacific officials in Port
land, by Mr. T. T. Vincent, setting
foith Kings Valley's desire for an
extension ot the 8. P. railroad from
Airlie to Hoskins' mill. This pro
ject is of interest to all parts of
Polk county, for it has for its
purpose the development of the re
sources of an important part of the
county. For this reason we pub
lish the correspondence which has
passed between Mr. Vincent and
Mr. Koehler regarding the pro
T, T. VlNCE.N,
Dear Sir: I beg to acknowledge
receipt of your favor of the 21st
inst., by which you ask, on behalf
of the people of Kings Valley, the
consideration of an extension of
the Yamhill Division from Airlie
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rh(? our, o. - " .I: ..a .,rhi,hhowarond
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were lorceu i tumnu"" v" i -
travel has Un no small that we I
Ho aUo bet when play!
Jlis moutli wit lui'uo ud ho
. I . . a. ..T I mtt i nl
daily train service, turning it over llinut,iltion-1 hm, u iuhit of ,lin. hiug hi
.,,.,..t uit.t.T the iiireumManevx, j,.,V!i when in a M-rimiit moo-i
hechurp-d against our people. Wi y) m, ..oilraiU of himself'
to the to itor line.
These conditions are certainly
not encouraging. They do not
show an increase. in activity, nor
any attempt at developing re
sources, even in the closest prox
imity to existing lines. What may
we expect, under such conditions,
from extension? Yours truly,
February 23, WW.
Dear Sir: Your favor of the 2'?d
at hand. From the tenor of your
reply we ohnerve that it is not the
intention of the S. P. people to ex
tend the Yamhill Division to Kings
Valley. This is very discouraging
to our people, who have expected
this extension for a minilw of
You will pardon us if we refer to
some of the conditions existing ut
Airlie. It is true yon have, a
couple of old boxcar bodies in use
at that point as a depot, and we
must say they are poor excuses for
the purpose and very uninviting to
the public. If a merchant should
attempt to do business in a couple
of old boxcar bodies, in a civilized
community, what right would he
have to expect success and patron
age? We hayedeliveied wool at Airlie
for two or three years past, and a
niore inconvenient and tinhnndy
place for weighing and handling
wool sacks we never saw at what
purports to be a railroad station,
and the people are censured for not
patronizing the road. What rea
sonable right have the S. P. people
to expect patronage, or the devel
opment of the country, if such in
ducenients are offered the people?
Permit us to call your attention
to some of the advantages that
Kings Valley has over Airlie os a
terminus for this branch of your
road: We have an excellent saw
mill on the Luckiamute at Hos
kins, and we are quite sure thnt if
the road was extended to that point
a large shipping trade in lumber
would follow, and that would he
advantage No. 1. We also have a
good flouring mill in the valley
that would ship considerable (lour
if we had the facilities for it. and
that would be ' adyantage No. 2.
Along the Luckiamrxte-rlver-re4-wj
scores of acres of the finest potato
land in the state, and if we had
means of getting potatoes to mar
ket in the winter or early spring,
thousands of bushe's of them
Htill think we are justly entitled
to the extension ot your road, n
petitioned, and believe that if said
extension is built the trade will
amply justify the. building of said
line. ltespeclfully, ,
T. T. Vim kxt.
February L'ti, IM:5.
rather of III Country.
il. ... ... Vnn nso t-I rrVt f in a a.
. , i I would be raised for shipment every
suminfif that this company intends , ., . , , ,
to provide railroad facilities as
they may become necessary from
time to time within the section of
country traversed, or tributary to
its lines, but of course you do not
expect that we should build in ad
vance of the necessity, or without
reasonable expectation of success.
In this connection I wish to
point out that during the great
number of years which we have
been operating the Yamhill Divis
ion, no increase on the Airlie end
has shown itself; on the contrary
the business is sb small that when
we were forced, after the small
depot at that point burned down,
to replace it, we substituted two
old boxcars, which, lam sorry to
say, have given ample space for the :
business offering. Our train crews
have always found trouble to se
cure lodgings, and the passenger
year, and that would be advantage
No. 3. There are extensive log
ging interests on the Luckiamute
that will probably last for years,
which are attracting a good deal of
attention, men are coming and go
ing all the time and a large part of
the supplies for the camps arrive
via Wren, and if this line was in
operation this trade would natural
ly be deflected to it, and that would
be item No, 4. Then we have
thousands of cords of oak ruh
woou tnat we are uesirous ot dis
posing of, and would do so if pro
vided with shipping facilities, and
that would be consideration No. 5.
Other leatures of the situation in
the way of local trade and traffic
in shipping fruit, grain, etc., adds
advantage No. 6 to the list, and
hence we think, in justice to our
people, the road should be extend
ed lo this valley. '
11a lft nii estate valued
lb was the first and only
president chosen unanimously.
lie never niado a set speeih
during his long public career.
Ho exorcised the veto power
twice in the eight years of his
He had light blue eyes, verg
ing on gray, and his hair was a
Ho was six feet and two inches
high and had large hands and
His faco showed marks from
the clloct of an attack of small
pox. He was a very good horse
man and fond of riding, racing,
driving and hunting.
His "Farewell Address" pub
lished September 171M5, is
one of the most profound docu
ments ever penned by an Amer
ican. He was a member of the Ma
sonic order, which, in his day,
was the leading, if not the only
He was fond of instrumental
music, especially the harp, on
which his step-daughter, Eleanor
Parke Custis, was a skilled per
former. He loved animals, and his
horses and dogs were all fine
painted by iVale, Wright, Snv
..., Tiniiilinll Kanui'je, Sharp-
1,-ss, tl. Stuart and others, (rj
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whicli no one mn i n""
He was u hearty eater and a
moderate wine drinker, but did
not u so tobacco, all hough ho
raised it for export.
Like Lincoln, lie wat fond of
the thentrv, ami attended when
ever he had the opportunity.
He could swear with surpris
ing vigor and eariicstncst ami;
lit times was. known to gel im
towering lit ol anger.
He was always in doulft'as to
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UlSOnll him I ii hum
luK-ci-Mo to receivinir advice from;
friends. -St. 1'aul !lohe.
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Constipation in nothinir more i
than a cloLrtrint' of the bowels (
and nothinu lrs than vital titai?-
nation or di-atb if not rcliivcd.
If evory coiiHti)at- NiifferiT
could realize that he in allowing
poisonous filth to remain in hi
Hysteni, he would soon m t relief.
Constipation invite all kind of
contagion, lleudaeheg, liilioui
nesn, cold and many other ail
ments disappear when consti
pated bowels nre relieved. 'J'hed
ford'B lilack-lJrainrht thoroujlily
cleans out the bowels in an euxy
and natural manner without the
purging of calomel or other vio
Be sure that you get the origi
nal jneuroras Ulaclc-Jiruiight,
made by The ChattHnoopa Medi
cine Co. Sold by all drugginta in
25 cent and $1.00 p.u;kag(.n!.
Mrr. ark., Mar 25, 101.
I rann4 reromMafitl Thfuifftrri'H Klai'k
Iirnnuht un hlahlr. I kmt It la my houaa
all tho tlaaa and hare aneil It fur llm last
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