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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 189?-190? | View Entire Issue (June 11, 1903)
AND WEST SIDE.
INDKrKNDKNUK, l'OLK COUNTY, OREGON, JUNE 11, 1903.
If your school has a jrinte.l course
ly inuy I not receive one?
convenient fur you I would
l pleased to receive some land
agent's list of fruit farms In your
L L. T. HrrU. SpeaKer of the Oregon House of locality.
r Fourth Will be a Hummer. S
Representatives, To Deliver Oration.
....ration for the Fourth of
Llfbratmn are assuming defl
form. One very lmHirtttiit
r wm decided ujKjn this week,
Utorof the day. Hon. I T.
i of KuKone, one ol the 1ml-
voting mm of the state. Mr.
i prettlilfd over the Oregon
of rqirmentatives at the last
n of the legislature, and his
rlil prKer is maie wine.
miiiiittt-o is U 1 congratu-
on securing tne services oi
committee on lloats visited
lebuniiitK houtimand secured
m for floats and this feature
s the most elaborate ever held
Joint literary society session. .
8:(X) P. M
WKPNKHPAY, Jt'NK 17.
Graduating exercises ...,11 A. M.
Addrens, Hahll Wine
Alumnal banquet ...... 1 :00 P. M.
Alumnal public program. .8 P. M,
Iiiiirovm'iit lag-tin Minutes.
Thanking you in advance for a
reply I am,
VV. H. Klmhon.
MALUM WILL IIUILI) HO AT.
Vote Remains Same
Miaa May Kennedy Leads
by a Good Majority.
Trying to Capture Independence
At a meeting of the Indcpen
lence Improvement League Mon
day, Juno 8 the matter of the iin
provtmient of the road north of In
dependence came before the meet
lug ami it was reported thatT. II.
Huntley stated that the rond would
be graded and the trees taken from
Halem, Or., June 5th. At a call
ed meeting of the Oreater Salem
Commercial Club this evening a
projx)Hition will bo considered for
the establishment and operation of
a small river steamer on the Willam
ette between this city and Indepen
dence. Captain Skinner, who for
merly ran the Alice A. on this
river, and an old and praticial river-
man, proposes to build a small
boat that will carry i;5'or 30 pas-
Over 4,ooo Uote$ Already Cast
Th ConlMt Will b Clod on
Saturday, Jan 37--LUt of
11 Ov.r 25 Votes.
HmiffiTtl ami a ormawlurat A a a nuwi
along the road, but that crave ine r. . ,. , , ....
' " 14 1 of freight, drawing only 14 inches
of water when loaded, and operate
i musical program is also, could not bo taken up before the
i completion. It will be of , fall season.
merit. I Report wan inado that the Hid
- -V- 4
Herewith In mi tinln-l h pic
ture of the Calvary Presbyterian
rhinoli. Home of the slate's
alilint divine have lnen its
i f T T V
kll game has been arranged
,1 leveral automobiles are to
up from Portland lor the oc-
f committees are" down to
work. They have made
:iid progress, but they will be
it with no exercises that do
wtertniii our visitors 'every
e of the day.
Saturday, June 1"
X) l M. K:0t) P. M.
Normal Dramatic Club
Normal Dramatic Club
't imps t
" Stuio Nor null School
f.Vri'UDAY, JINK 13.
l" game 2-30 P. M.
Dallas vs Monmouth
'."district Attorney" 8 P. M.
S. X. S. Dramatic Clnb.
"fNDAY, JL'NK 11.
inreatn Rermon 11 A. M.
Rev. D. V. Poling
MONDAY, JINK 15.
! chapel exercises. ,
W reunion ,
lade concert by
H-KHDAY, JINK 16.
1 meeting of board of regents
J exercises and eporta
.2 1'. M.
..8 P. M.
to furnish the rest of the money
The boat is to belonir to and be
operated by him and his son, who is
an engineer. It is thought that
the matter will be acted upon favor-
Mlabie, as the proposition is consider1
ed a fuir one and the city has long
ney people were very anxioiiH ro- Jenirtul water communication with
garding tho road from 'the Sidney ti)0 up rjV(,r town
mill ferry to the bottom road com
ing to Independence via the Wells
place. A committee was appoint
ed to see about getting up a petition
for this road and the secretary was
instructed to write them that we
were workintf with them in the
matter. The matter of
it permanently, making regular
trips between the points stated
Captin Skinner asks a Joan of
$1200 from the city without Inter
est, tho loan to be secured by a
mortage on the boat, and to become
due in a certain number of years
or to bo matured at once in case
the boat is tied up or taken off of
this run- The boat is to coBt $2500
to $:i(XX). and Captian Skinner is i Eva Mulkey (Monmouth) .:. . 273
4101 votes have been cast in
tho Goddess of Liberty contest,
803 of this number being voted
the past week. Miss Mae Ken
nedy, who has been in the lead
since the ballots were first count
ed, retains first station by a
comfortable majority. Friends
of the contestants have hardly
warmed up to the fray,' and by
next week the contest will be
hotter still. On June 27, at 9:00
P. M., it closes. The ballots
were counted last 'evening, and
the young ladies having over 25
votes to their credit are as fol
lows: THE VOTE.
May Kennedy 8G8
Edith Owen 790
Florence Burton 620
Ruby Kelso 543
Florence Burnett 324
Our Deserted Village.
Special from Parker.
As Parker is entirely deserted by
all its inhabitants this afternoon,
June 5 not one left to tell a tale
iv rural or sing a song the title is surely
.. . . . -i
.. . ... . ....... HtmrnTirifim rt. t
mail in nun U'rruury m nw "t i
. A nnmlvir nf our iieonle are at-
cussed. " ' 1 ' "
Fourth of July committees re- tending the carnival at uauas ana
. . . i HI- -...I A1,a 1? W Rivir.k and
ported much rogrccs. a oane ,
ball game has been secured, floats little daughter, Mabel, are away for
have been promised. Hon. I, T. a few days' vacation visiting rela-
Harris, of Eugene, has been secured lives and friends at Lebanon,
to deliver the address. The pro- Mr. Swink gave us a hearty
gram of the music commiiteo i be- handshake and saiu, goouoje,
ing worked rapidly and invitations this is the first vacation 1 have
. . ; i.... r il AiAr taken in 111V life. And Mrs.
are out lor presiuein, wi ,
and the reader ot the Declaration Swink, always arm and hand with
of Independence, etc. A dance will work and duty said "goodbye;
take good care anu uo uul co
. i , l
for our interest in our vaiuade
paper, the ENTKitruisE Our very
best wishes attend them, though we
will miss them for a few days, but
hope they will return to their old
places happier for a few days' rest.
Saturday. June 13,
8:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M.
Normal Dramatic Club
Normal Dramatic Club
Don t miss thisl
Goldia Irvine 133
Jessie Ilartman 128
Mabel Wheelock (Monmouth) 85
Carrol Huber (Monmouth) ... 02
Mary CloUfelter 39
Kate Ketchum 36
Maude Iliff 30
Jane Jaryis 30
Lulu Itobertson 27
Mrs. Ada Taylor 26
Mrs. J. K. Hubbard......... 25
All names receiving less than 25
votes are called scattered and are
not published by request of general
At theState Normal School From
Time 13 to 17.
be given at the auditorium.
Such Letters Oaily Kecelved.
Prophetstown, 111.. Juno 3.
Pres. School Board,
I have ben reading Oregon
literature for some weeks ana nave
.Initial decided to visit the "North
. .i.,-;r i i.a Riimmer. Should
I l,o pleased with the country and
decido to locate would wish to set
tle where I might have good school
dyantagcB for my children, lour in
number. What does muepeuue..
fiord? Of what nationality
and neat line of men's
al schools near? dress shoes at Messner's.
- !? Are there a new
III UP k v J w r
colleges or orm
The twenty-first annual com
mencement of the State Normal
School at Monmouth will occur
Wednesday, June 17 at 10 o'clock
A. M in the Normal chapel. Tht
program is as follows:
Music Lucas orchestra
Invocation . . .Revv Dr. Thompson
Music Normal Ladies' Chorus
Salutatory and oration "Follow
. . . Martha Cordelia Whealdon
Oration "Did the End Justify the
...Hannah Beatrice Anderson
Vocal solo. .Mrs. Rose Bloch Bauer
Oration "The Key to Victory"
Oration "Sacajawea, an Unknown
Annie May Overholtzer
Music Lucas orchestra
Oration and valedictory. "Com
mercialism and Education"
Edward Samuel Eyenden
Vocal solo . . Mrs. Rose Bloch Bauer
Address to the class
Rabbi Stephen S. Wise
Music .Normal Ladies Chorus
Presentation of diplomat
Pres. E. D. Ressler
The class of 19031s particularly
fortunate in the selection of its
speaker. Rabbi Wise is one of tho
rising young men of America, al
ready a lender among thinkers and
writers, aod certainly one of the
foremost platlorm orators on tho
The complete roll of the class
shows how widely the state is rep
resented at this school:
James William Allen, North
Yamhill; Hannah Beatrice Ander
son. Ilillsboro; Sara Frances Bates,
Gaston; Orrin Durward Byersi
Moomouth; Clara Belle Carpenter,
Union; Edward Samuel Evenden,
Gopher; Erma Hall, Monmouth;
Adelia Lucretia Harrison, Lutgens;
Crystal Laughlin, North Yamhill;
Winfield Willis LeMasters, Mon
mouth; Stella Leah Marple, Pen
dleton; Annie May Overhottzer,
Tigardville; Mary Cleveland Petre,
Arlington; Estelle Margaret Rob
bins, Salem; Edna Robnett, Craw-
fordsville; Alta Agnes Schneider,
Eugene; Robena Jenettie Smith,
Corvallis; Mary Anne Wetherbee,
Eugene; Martha Cordelia Wheal
don, The Dalles; Squire Whitman,
Monmouth; Retina Elizabeth Wilt,
Newberg; William Gregory Ziegler,
The class officers are: President,
Miss Robbins; vice president, Miss
Hall; secretary, Miss Wetherbee;
treasurer, Miss Schneider. The .
class co, lor is old rose;, the motto,
"Winds and Waves Favor the
Twelve members of this class
have had considerable experience
as teachers and a number of them
already hold life diplomas or stata
certificates. Several have been
elected to good positions in graded
schools, while all practically wiil
have their choice of location if'
they are not in too great a hurry
to sign contracts. Last summer"
t'e demand for teachers in some of
the best paying schools was far in
excess of the supply, many places
at $50 to $ 60 a month going beg
ging. All in all the present graduating
class compares most favorably irt -.
ability and prospects for success as
teachers, and loyalty to the school
with the best classes
history of the school.
in the past
Spent Sunday at Highland.
A party of Parker's best repre
sentatives went to Highland Sun
day to attend Childrens' Day ex
ercises. The day was warm, but
with a good supply of umbrellas in
use all succeeded in keeping cool
and ' comfortable, arriving there
The house was beautifully dec
orated with flowers, evergreens and
suitable mottoes for the occasion.
An interesting program was well
rendered which reflects much
credit on the children as well as
those in charge. Those songs and
recitations are sweet to our ears.
We will always cherish Childrens'
Day. May God bless and keep
each one of them.
Y. A. Gray was in Salem Tuesday.