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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (April 30, 1903)
n K TEN D EN OK ENTKRrRIStt. INDlft1. OMiM
A nir- Ton Mem
Miss Anna lliatt returned from
Seattle last week.
N. L, Butler, of Dallas, paid our
burg a yistt last week.
K. C. Craven, of Dallas, was in
town on business last week.
E. V. Oalton, our county clerk,
was seen on our streets Saturday.
The railroad bridge gang stopped
in our town several nights last
Miss Phoebe Hiatt is able to be
out ouce more after a severe spell
of the grip.
Charles Ilerren was home from
the logging camp Sunday, return
Dode Thrasher has rented one
of Mrs. Sarah Davis' cottages and
moved into the same,
M"r. and Mrs. Harney Robertson,
of Kings Valley, were visiting with
their daughter, Mrs. M. E. O'Kel
ley, Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. C. K. Leonard sold his goats
the other day for a pretty good
figure. He received $4 for the
nannies and $2 lor bis weather
Grandma Herren, after quite a
long visit to Kings Valley, returned
to Monmouth Monday and is visit
ing at the home of her son, Charles,
Mr. Aram's team took a lively
spin the other day and the result
was a broken wagon tongue and
the horses were cut up some by
running into a barbed wire fence.
' Grandpa Heffley, father of U. G.
Heffley, has reached the vage of 83
years, and he has laid off and
framed a large barn all alone for
his son. Few men of his age can
do that well.
Rev. I. G. Knotts, of Albany, was
here last week visitlDg Mrs. John
Mrs. Fant, daughter of Mr. Butler,
of Talmage, left Monday for Washing
ton to spend the summer.
Bert Gwinn and wife are moving
back from Salem.
Hermann Gwinn is moving into the
bouse recently vacated by Mrs. Payne.
Miss Cora Hall returned Prdiay
from Weiser, Idaho, where she had
been visiting her sister.
Clark Teal writes and announces
the arrival of an eight pound girl at
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Mulkey went
to Portland Suaday to attend the
funeral of Mrs. Mulkey's nephew,
Miss Crystal Laughlin waschotten
Mav aueen bv the students. The
sohool will have May day exercises on
Cnpid's Knoll Saturday afternoon.
Mr. J. L. Murphy and sons, George
and Charles, commenced excavating
at the O. B. N. S. Monday last.
A. Huston has been assessing in
town the past week.
M.' Claud Boothby went to Portland
County School Supt. Starr passed
through town Monday westward
Mr. Travey McDevItt, of Corvatlis,
was yisiting friends here Sunday.
Mr. V. O. Boots was a Dallas passen
P. C. Sears, of Wilhemina, was in
George Adklns made a business trip
to Salem Saturday, returning Suuday
Mr. J. V. Doughty went to Portland
Mr. Ttn. Siralu, our roml nuper
visor, i doing some good grading on
the bills west of town.
W. L. Nrlntow, of Lewisvllle, spent a
few days in town, the latter part of the
Mrs. Mack Is visiting her daughter,
Mrs. DeWItt Is having her boue
Garden planting is now the order of
Mr. George Boothby shipped a car
load of sheep and bog to the Portland
market last week.
Mr. W'.ll Russell is working in Port
land on the telephone lines.
Mr. Donald Lewis is with the Port
land electrlo light cempauy.
J. P. Doughty left for Portland Mon
day, where be will work on a house
for Mr, Jenee, the l-aroer that used to
Mr. John and Miss Paradine Dought
went to Salem Saturday.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Coats, on
April 25, a ten pound boy.
The Monmouth Circle entertained
about Hfty Woodmen lat Saturday
evening. A One lunch was served
and all had a good time.
BURN A VISTA.
E. N, Uall was a Salem visitor Tues
Prof. B. L. Murphy is to give
a "talk" at the M. E. church Sun
day evening. While the professor
is no worse than his neighbors, for
talking, this particular effort
promises to be worth hearing. The
eubject is not announced, but it
will be illustratod by aid of a chait
and a large audience, both young
and old, should be present.
A "clip gathering tournament"
that was inaugurated Jan. 1st for
and by the Women of Woodcraft
about to close. During the tourna
ment a number of new members
have been added to the Buena
lodge, bringing the membership
close to sixty. Buena's Circle i a
credit to the town nd we hope it
will continue to flourish.
Mrs. Ed Prather and Miss Tressa
Prater expect to leave tomorrow
for Winlock, Wash., for a visit
And still they come! Not only
from Polk, but from neighboring
counties and states, the subscript
ions to the Enterpbise roll in. It's
a winner and bo are those Art
Calendars. Hurry, hurry.
Mrs. Julia Douty came down
from Wells, Wednesday for a visit
with Buena relatives.
Good Books And Patriotism.
Give any child of ordinary in
telligence nothing but good books
in the way of literature and instill
FOR SALE BY
What U tho most important part of a I, w? mm; of ten
will t-u you the wheels, ti..- wi.iu.i rur bupg n,
nia.le to8ta.nl long ago. They arc ma.l of KrI lurUj,
ktowwI rlinn. HUH-1 rim., Mu,l Mn ,um v ,.ok,. Now
about tho other man. Ho may ay "l.fth wheel, ,.nnKHl'
"toi" or "Hhaft;" but it is doubtful if be nays tho boly. Why?
Herouso a bo.lv -widow comrn all Ui pica and lumen him in
the middle of tho road. At tho mm timu if any man who
has used a buggy will answer the following juewtions he will
see how important and desirable a good body in. Were your
legs ever cramped in along rule? Our buggies have plenty
.log room. Is tho back of your buggy high enough? Ourg
are very high. Did you ever have a comer on? Ours are
secured by a corner iron. Did you ever have a neat riser
brak loose? Ours are screwed to heavy oak strips 5 inclui
wide and 12 inches long. These are only a few of the many
good features of our buggies. We have them from $50 to $100.
Every one sold on a year's guarantee. Come in and see them.
into his mind a deep love for bis
Country and you have started him
on the road to an honorable and
useful citizenship. Naturally,
there will be exceptions, but no
better influences could be his than
the ones mentioned.
Over each school house the stars
and stripes should llout and in
each school there should be plenty
of good books, books selected with
discretion and containing only
such ideas and ideals as will tend
to broaden and brighten the young
A school library is as necessary
and as beneficial as any other
part of the school room parapher
nalia and should be regarded as
such by the patrons of the schools.
In this respect Buena Vista is
up to the standard. A library was
established h ie in 1890 and there
are now 133 good books at tha
service of the scholars. This is a
fine showing and one of which the
town is proud. Let the scholar be
come familiar with 133 books by
standard information so gleaned
will forever be a source of pleasure
and profit to the possessor.
Funds derived from recent
lectures and entertainments here
are available , and yet to be ex
pended for books for Buena's
school library. Let other schools
fall in line in this work. It will
pay them well.
I will give free, one piece of sheet
music for every 25c purchase of
music purchased of me, commencing
May 2nd and ending on evening of
You can have your choice of
either vocal or instrumental music.
This music given away is some
that gets into the boxes and often
not seen. Here is a chance to get
2 pieces for one.
Geo. C. Will,
Dealer in pianos, organs and sewing
machines. Opposite Bush's Bank.
should never ho mixed.
With cows long in milk, the
buttor will como slowly.
A little too much churning j
injures the butter by destroying j
the grain. I
Any impurities iu tho drink
ing water aro readily absorbed
by the milk.
In profitable buttennaking it
is all important to suit your cus
tomers, Mrs. H. H. Knox, who has been
ill several weeks, was out Tuesday
for the first time Bince her illness.
Mr3. Arthur Moore has lieen a
sufferer from poison oak for the
Miss Ella Robinson, telephone
operatotTTi-threatened with fever
and is unable to be at her post of
MrB. A. S. Locke and L. Damon
are the delegates from the Inde
pendence Degree of Honor Lodge,
which conyenes in Salem next
Jesse Whiteaker returned Tues
day from Portland.
Mrs. Olaggett experienced the
pleasure of having this year's
strawberries with cream, Monday.
Her daughter in San Francisco dis
patched the delicious berries to her
and as they are just entering the
market in San Francisco, it is
several weeks ahead of the im
ported berries in local markets.
Mr. Burns, who several years
ago operated the Burns' flouring
mill, near Lewisvilla, was in town
Friday. He is now preaching for
the Evangelical denomination at
Troutdale. He drove there Friday.
W. 0. Creasy receM
his daughter, Miss MiW
she was then visiting it
Canadian city, Mooi
The graduating "
Independence public M
occur about the miiWI'
The class will be
Active preparations in
Wing made for the end
Tho announcement H
of Mrs. Nettie Patter
A!.geles, Cal., was nl
Saturday, her death occa
previous day. The
wai catarrh of the ston
ceased's maiden nameH
and she resided in th fl
vears. Residents of I not
a lew years pat will fP
member her ly ner
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been )Hilii(.-l nd m 1 n lirtor rtj
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Our Paper and IIbk" '
the best mills In tue
will gave money on price
130 Court St, Sal
Milk of different temperatures
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