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J NDKI'IINDKNCK, I'OI.K COUNTY, OltlXJON, AlKJU.ST 20, 19U3.
M i'I i:mi;h
Will Itr-iC 1 th" "' Molt
ilny f Nel Month.
a un imtf tf tin director
, gxinii', U ' trn'l t
mfiiK' thin 'li'"l year ll'
. Moii l.iy iii September, it
Thi will l wftT
i.Liiu' H over
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..... .mm m
J, Hlte and l ! Hate
rnfiiir.1 a l'rliierW.
',v furniture flulilitliliuiit
A. 1.. life ini'l I" J"" lVf
! fdllihllU'd, Olid IM JJtM-K
IrfShr lirill llrtlllO Of Jttl'O
'JI. j.-aiiM'tliip wu
.Jf, Tu l'iy. "JJi ill give
,(n.ii!i'nK one of tin liiri ht
U f furniture in the valley,
n iln tn men nro lotli
:!r aft.-r trade, much .tii
i hcf. I ff'n j,viu& fl 'ytl town
UV tt liUHH".
t.nnj; ut I'lrm
uS Thumday I.. Joe purvha--.f
furniture tore of CampUM
.Uinit iuiii.f-.li.".!" f-f
t nu r. Mr, Jwtt' i a ciii'!
iiitr'r a new fi-lii'iit, And
s'.cf)fiii:j pirit i in keeping
; (!, i-i interest of th town.
.f;t!iU !i boy are noil com
i! i future intension, but
b'l tltry mnr remain In In-
A Itecrut Oilfnt
;! Inin lUmim VM.
jlaldwin, of Albion, Vh ,
Thunxluv fur hi home after a
iWimtto r'Utirtit aimJ other
Baldwin ii a native of Polk
ml eerved an jHwlmai'ter
iifiiggiUn IliH-nit Vista for a
p!r of yenr. removing to Al-
Wi August, lie i
1 proprietor of the only drug
"in thfi bustling town of Al-
ml in highly pleased with
J'o( Ima'idii, although a
ontifold Polk, hi heart U
M In lh oM VVilUinflt
fJ. From a luinf vlsiul
I Mr. !!!,! in Mat UutWIill.
'Co.. Wttsli., U Ir nhfiiil of thin
oftliMj.),,!,,,, t,rtt it in a prBO
iiw country niul yield
'M ri'turim to iha f Armor; hut
3priMi. for reply to tho tit
f hich in ih. mor di'dirahli)
'fur knHi, Mr. IUhlwin ail
lothcro in Ins travJ him h
'!tono half no fair a his
: lami, old polk, in unny
N Th hunt of fricniU ot Mr.
in I.:.. . ..!... n r M..
- -mi inn (iiinaui lamuy
r"iinhin thf'iu continued
nl lroieritv in thoir new
A iin-rrjr mrty hft AMami th
I'Stb, fur a trip to (Vltiii Spriiij(
It iiK Imli'.l Mm Juk-i TlijriitKii
Mr. T. A. Hayi'ft. I.uciln llavti
ICiilli lUy mi Ona i'atrii-k, of
Aihiand; Mm, It. J I Kikk, Prari
ami Frt".i Kim, of Ih'1.mii
done, Mii Kltiii, Mm, Jy (iuli
ami Mr. (in.ro (Jurl", of Taroma,
Cidralin i a tlclijf htful nnut in
thn Hikiyiiuii j Uaf Im'lh ol tlml ali
fornia liiin. 'l'lin altilU'in in aliul
lhirlTKr'ri hutdn-J ft. TU
f I over th hlkiyini in ninl
witndrfful jiic :i( t-ityt ii--r iiiji, ami
lh vi frun th" ''ir windowii
ar grand lvnd d'rinti-jn.
I n I lie I'oIiIip.
llaiit( t)urt li" I, in cinni'ctio'i
witti L Jim.hi', thn furniium htm
linn lonin rly om J hv ("anilll
Hr.. , I wi!i to thank lh (uihiic
for thrir lilwrnl at ronax of the
mt, and rxt-nd an iiiviUtimi to
lh ti! of polk iMiiiity in (?
rral to rU and eiamine our etJt'k
of furiitur. hardware, ftc. We
have already plcH an order with
J'aMt-rn tuaitufacturem f or a large
liipnxMil of iiiw and up-to-date
furniture. It i our intention to
havi 'ona of th lel and Urgeot
!tIm t.K-k in lite valley. In
connection aiih'-ur furniture utore
a proM to add uiolrrn undt-r.
taking parlor, which will he Cited
up with CuhttiH of the lateV. de
aina Again wmhing to thank
you, I remain
1 ouri truly.
W. i Hi. K.
Jaun ,'!rovn and M.iud 1'iutli-r, lot
2, I-i-vena ad I to Dalian, 11100.
Town -, Kail City to Win Cilmn,
that portion of , second tre-t lying
hetw-rxn Mill ami Main ctrf'tn. 1.
li and M I! Kawk (o P It H Mill
r ft ux, rM 0-Uc-rea. t 7 , r w.tl.
W C Urown to Matthew Dighy,
lot 1, :i, and 8. block (ifrumrc
A J Haley, adin'r, to Sarah U
Kihr, Iota in Momnoulh. ll.'JOO.
A J Johnaon el ux to Willamette
Valley Sto:K and Land Co., 2'J-ifJ
acre, t ID a. r o w, II.
("ira l and Jui'4 Clark to F (
Mel-emh, 4 acre, Hi , 1 1 w, flOS.
I) O .SH-riiian, truniee, et ux to
Amandit C Mcl.onch, lot, 2 block
It, Wsl J?leui, llUO.
M ) Plank to Auut Bittner,
lulu in lleriuanlown, IIDOO.
1$ K (iwiu et a! to Mary K (Jwin,
tracl in t S a, r o w. 5.
Sonitt l'-w Stori-a.
It ISiunk, road acct I 4.CH
Irfin-IIodnon Co., auppliea.. 7.50
lri Plaudliuefcr, pauper acct 15.00
C Iv S-fk'v. road acct t.00
J K Hiblev. salary tiC.u"
Ind LuuiWrCa, roaiacct.. C.2
K Haytvr, salary .. G-i.OO
S-th ItiKg". wlary 21 00
J It Teal, salary 8.S0
Salfin, Wclneiliiy, Aiijf.
Crop Near loiiinouth.
Crop in thi vitiui'y ire turn
ing out good. The out are, in
Miie ple(. pretty ehort. Win-al
Several bi excursionn will go
from this vicinity ami local people
will bu well represented at tho big
Uhow. Thoeo who go Ironi Here
should tiiiike every effort to arrive
in time to ee I he magnificent new
etreH uarade, which is given
in the morning preceding theppon
ng porfonuance. Three miles of
li irloriuft are diviued into
in large and well filled 4d - iny tion. and each ecli .. in
5h, 2.V at the Bankrupt Store.
Ni nice ami reah, at Wag-
Carrie Labreu returned irom
J- Fihnr in on a bueiness trip
y Craven and family ara at
'"or a ten days outiug.
t, Im. a pfiK-rallv lmk1 croi Th
weather ban be-n moat favorable
for hrveliug. and garden look
freh and are in uplendid growth.
While runny ot our Kan'ern friendn
are nufiVring from drouth, and in
nome place dioenne and famine
ni-fni iminune, we Oregonian nit
calmly down and enjoy the many
good thing Providence ha given
un, taking everything an a matter
of cour nd hardly renliting our
good fortune, Willi plenty of rain
nl the prope n.-anon, Htilendid nun
nhiny weather fr the liarvent and
!uti-i Knl n'iLhtii. cardenn
where an vegetable one can wish
for will grow and a promine of
l,..,,i;r,.l cron. we are indeeo: n
favored nooi.la, and while Adam
and Kve lot Kden, we surely have
Ro while we continually wish for
many thing unattainable, let un
remember that our Willamette val
ley is truly a hind of plenty.
Court Home Note.
Guardianship ofOo. L Gain, an
insane person-report of sale of
real property filed.
Katate of Janiw I-l-win, deceas-ei,-f,nal
account set for lieanng
September 12, 1903. at 10 o'c
iT.'.... t viwrt V. Thompson, de-
ceased-final account set for hear
ing Mondav. September U, I.M,
at 1 o'clock p. m.
REAL 5lTATK TBASSFEKS-
Eleanor and Lewis Zumwalt to
show in iuelf i pira lo such
tho world ha never seen before
In thin wonderful dinplay are shown
10H beautiful dens, luira and cages
of rare wild animals, a herd of forty
big and little elephants, fifty horses,
and over one thousand people,
One section of this procession is de
voted to magnificent and costly
lloats representing dermany.Uussia
Entrlaiid, France, India, Persia,
Scotland, the United Statts, and
other countries. I he performance
that follows, and which includes
the superb spectacular production of
Jerusalem and tho Crusades, is tne
most magnificent display of arenic
wonders ever presented by any
amusement enterprise in America.
The menagerie is filled to overflow-
ine with rare beasts and birds, in
eluding the only baby elephant
bred and successfully raised in tne
United States, the only rhinocerous
in captivity and the last living
pair of giraffes.
SEARS. At her home in McCo
Ore., on Saturday, August 15,
1003, Mrs. M. K. Sears, of apo
plexy, aged 40 years.
The deceased's illness extended
jf I...! .f l..,i(ii rt w) inn
over a lew oriei iiomo, vmuiuh
so sudden was a great shock to her
friends over the county. She was
the wife of J. K. Sears, a promi
nent Polk county character. Sur
viving her ia a husband and sev
eral children. Funeral services
were conducted Sunday,
THE HoNKHT I.AWYKII.
There ia an old story of a lawyer
named Strang and hi wife hav
ing a conference a to the thing
he wished ''one after he had oV
parted thii life.
'I want a headstone put over m.
my dear," said th lawyer, "with
the simple insciiplion "Here lies
an honest lawyer."
The wife exprefH"!! surprise that
he did not wish hi name put on
"It will not be needful," he re
sponded, "for those who pass by
and re.cl that inscription will in
variably remark, "That's Strange."
TIIK T'TAI. AH8TAINEH.
A temperance lecturer waa caught
by a disciple after he retired taking
a hot whiskey punch. Said his
' I thought you were a total ab
stuiner?" ' So I am," said the lecturery'but
not a bigoted one."
tub iiist mortem.
There is a friend of mine living
in Peekskill who had all the ills
iWh was heir t , and he took pills
and powders and pills without
result. So he called in my old
family doctor, Dr. Bassett. The
doctor looked at his tongue, lifted
up Ills eyelids and looked at his
eyes and shook his head.
"How do you diagnose my case
doctor?" anxiously inquired the
"Well." said the doctor slowly
"I cant tell exactly what's the mat
ter with you. but the post mortem
TIIK 15H1PK AND THK Bl'TTEB
A friend of mine stopping re
centlv at a Washington hotel sat
by a bride who had been a widow
and on her first wedding journey
had stayed at the same inn.
She said: "John, pass me the
The bridegroom indignantly re
plied: "My name is not John,, it
She said: "Excuse my mistake,
Charles," and then, tasting the
butter, she said reflectively, "but
the same butter."
DEMAND AND SUPPLY
Demand and supply don't always
govern prices. business tact
s imetimes govern them. The other
lay I stepped up to a German
butcher out of curiosity asked,
"What's the price of sausages?"
"Dwenty ceuts a pount," he said.
"You asked twenty-five this
morning," I reminded him.
"Ya, dot was ven I had some.
Now I ain't got some I sell him for
dwenty cents. Dot makes me rep
utation for selling cheap and I
don't lose noddings."
You see, I didn't want any sau
sages, and the man didn't have any
no demand, no supply yet the
prices of sausages went down.
THE VETERAN OF BULL RUN.
One day not long ago I met a
soldier who had been wounded in
the face. He was a Union man,
and I asked him in which battle he
had bee ii injured.
"In the last battle of Bull Run,
if," he replied.
"But how couldl you get hit in
the face at Bull Run?" I asked.
"Well, sir," said the man half
apolegclically, "after I had run a
mile or two I got careless and look
While in Peekskill I went to call
on two old friends, a widow and a
Said the widow:
"Well, I married when I was
quite young. My husband died
and I had him cremated. In about
two years I married again; he died
and I bad him cremated. I mar
ried a third time and lived to cre
"Ah," answered the maiden lady,
"wonderful are the ways of Provi
dence. Here I've lived all these
rears and haye never been able to
get married to one man, and you've
had husbands to burn."
They tell the story of a senator
being shaved by an aged colored
barber at the Arlington hotel in
Washington and remarking to him,
"Uncle, you must have bad ainoDg
your customers many of my dis
tinguished predecessors in the sen
ate many of the men now dead
who have occupied the place I now
''Yes, sah," said the barber;
"Use known most al of them. By
the way, Senator, you remind me
of Daniel Webster."
The gratified statesman raised
himself in his chair and placed his
hand opon his forhead. "Is it my
"N'o, boss," said the barber; ''it
is your breath.'
,1 went to a hotel in Georgia and
said to the clerk:
"Where shall f autograph?"
'Autograph?" said the clerk.
"Yes; sign my name, you know.''
. "Oh, right here." I signed my
name in the register. In a little
while in came some Georgia crack-
era. Une ot them advanced to tne
"Will you autograph?" asked
the clerk, with a smile.
Crtainly," said the Georgia
cracker beaming. "Mine's rye.
What's yours, fellows?"
THE BOY AND THE WOODCHUCK.
The teacher of the district school
up at Peekskill calbxl up the two
biggest boys in his clar-s one day
"Tom, you are a Rej ublican?"
"Yes, si ."
And, Sam, you are a Democrat?"
"Well, now, the one of you who
can give me the best reason why re
belongs to his party can have this
woodchuck I caught on my way to
school this morning. Now, Tom,
why are you a Republican?"
"I am a Republican," said the
boy, "because the Republican party
saved the country in this war,
abolished slavery and brought
about the resumption of specie pay
ments, and has done everything for
the good of the country."
"That is a good reason," said the
teacher "Now, what is Jhe reason
you are a Democrat, Sam?"
"Well, sir." was the reply, "I
am a Democrat because T want the
That ice cream soda is ready for
you at Wagoner's.