INDEPENDENCE ENTUKi'IU&E, INDEliCNDJONCE, OKIWON Buggies, Carriages and j I SPHINX! AVAGONS. (J V linvt this ri npr altln to our line -f v'l ilH the ckbrutetl V X'l.AliK UU(iili:s. ThcKD l.uii's havo inui cornt'iH, ami nru matlu e- 1 t j.eciully ft i r (ho I'acilic const trade They are xtroiijj'T in every particular ty than lh" ordinary hujijjy. We usk ymi to examine tin-in. Tlicy nro all riht. I :ilA.YCYOLES. ) Thts latest tiling in the wheel lino. (Jot a Knycjelo and !e in tho lead Jv Our Ktoek i roinjdete in the hieycle linen. Wo can furniwh you a wheel 1 'from $10 up. I American Field Fence, the xtrongent wire feme on tho market. JV i lon't buy a lijjit win- fence when you can get the heavy American at a lens 1 'price. Ve have already shipped in two ear loads of thin fence this Kpring. It talk for itsel f 1'or Kile bv jV i R. tA. WADE Si GO. t earnest in thin mutter that we my raise our schools to where (Joj's work belong. Do not throw this aside and forget it, hut come eveiy one, and you will help us and we hope to do you good. You can send your contribution to Mm. Bonnie tfinilh. Monmouth, Ore., or come to the C invention and bring it. M. M. Jo.NKH, President. Mus. liusxiK Smith, I Cor. Sec. and '1 reas. WILL Ji Vi: HAMJUKT. Polk County Heotllsu Kite 'a hoiis IIoM Forth Tonight. j'iii: (jkkat iii:vom. Jo Aldeiiinui u I'lnneer U Out Upon 1 1 Im l.ttxt I Vo tK- ' of the early pioneer of , Orlundo Alderman died at ii' on tho old farm in I'olk , near the Sprint' Vallev j 1 .11 . . J ! . ' jioliee, on i n um nay evening 2 I VK."t. at o'clock, lie lingering for several I suffering with consumption. Hbout 7i years old, luxed came to Oregon In rssing the plains with an i and itett leil near Browns lii'in county. After remain ire a short time ho removed to tho farm on the hills hack of j Spring Valley where he hu since '; made his home and rt ared a largo j family which in now scattered overi several states. J Mr. Alderman wan for many! yearn a minister of the gospel in j Christian church and throughout! hi iif time was an exemplary j Christian man, highly respected by j all his .neighbors. He will be' buried Unlay at 11 o'clock 1" the! burying ground on the old farm' where he him panted ho many yearn of bin life. Statesman, ! Open Letter to Sunday .School; Worker. To tho Sunday School Workers of Polk County, Oregon: i The central oeommittea bus set April 2.'J and 21 us the time for our next county Sunday school conven tion to Im held in Independence, and we earnestly desire you to take part by being interested and inter cut your Sunday school in the con vention and help by endiuu dele gate, which are composed rt all oflieers and teachers, or their mib stitute, of each school in the coun ty; by (sending your contribution, the small sum of three cents for each scholar, and last, but most important, pray that it may be the ry best meeting ever held in I'olk county. We have a good program pre pared which will appear in ibis issue. Let us as Christian be ' In Folk county there are nine .'52 degree Masons, viz.: R. K. Wil liams, Mark Ilayter, E. C. Kirk putrick, Oscar Ilayter and Mr. Craven, of Dallas; 0. 1). Butler. A. s. Locke and II. llirschberg, of In dependence, and J- 15. V. Butler, of ; Monmouth. At Masonic hall in thin city this evening they are to give a banquet j observing in common' with all j members ot Ainsworth Chapter of ! Hose Croix No. 1, A and A E Kite, ; Maundy Thursday, this year fall- ing on April 9th. Iietl At 11. j Roseburgj Or., April 4. Mrs. I Elizabeth C. Bell, mother of the iwfll known Presbyterian minister, 'liev. J. R. N. Bell, of I'.aker City, ! died at the home ofrher daughter, :Mrs. Emma Hervey,. at Myrtle Creek, Tuesday night. Mrs. Bell Iwas bom in Virginia in February, 1812 and was therefore over 91 years of age. She had lived in Oregon for 30 years. Mrs, Hriyder'a health is improv ing. Sh has lieen ill for . innnjr weeks. A son of P.ev. Snyder, is t i ed to a-rive soon from MinneapoI'H, Minn. Pres. P. L- Campbell, of the State Unnivendty, was in the city Baturdav The agoner confectionary store in making several noticeable i-provtmiei.ts. .Mr. and Mrs. L Damon and daughter Nellie, were Salem visi tors Saturday. Miss Rose Clodfelter, who is running a millinery store in Perry- dale, speut Sunday in the city. Our stock of Easter novelties is now getting ehort. Detter make your selection before the supply ia exhausted. Wagoner. T. D- Campbell is on a business trip to Eugene this week. During his absence Afrs. Campbell u visit ing her parents near Corvallis. The courtship of "Larry Mc Keegan," the Irish alderman, and the "widdy Priscilla" will make any audience laugh. Opera house, Friday, April 17th. Closing out our stock of George W. Childs, while they last 7 for 25 cents at Wagoner's. Wanted Several persous of char acter and good reputation in each state (one Id this county required) to repre sent and advertise old eatablishtd wealthy busiuess house of solid fiDan clal standing. Salary $21.00 weekly with expetses additional, all payable in cash direct each Wednesday from bead offices. Horse and carriage fur nished when necessary References. Enclose self-ad dres-ed envelope. Colo nial Co., 334 Dearborn St., Chicago. v Commencing Saturday, April 11, 1903, we will close out our entire line of OAEPETS, ART SQUARES, RUGS, LINOLEUMS, MATTINGS, At Cost, Cost, Cost We are going to discontinue the house furnishing depart ment of our business. This is your opportunity to save some money. A number of new and pretty patterns has recently been added, and early purchase wui anora t 1L-a G ( StrajghtFro Our New Spring Stock. I. about all i- now. Our lino is very complete and contain many new novelties. We are exclusive agents for R. and G. and Dr. Warner's Corsets.