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,n 8tnHnan Hays Inuepm.
jo ice Will llecome a wnuiiru
o Malrtn, !
SIONARY IDEA OF RAILROAD FIGHT.
!ulnkaltllra4 Will Hutll
Hctweru ll"r " "um
WUli tf 00,000
If 1.. ..mlt.lll itlon to but a steamer
i"r . - i
'u the rout uetwcrn iiiupioim"in.
,,a Salem ie being puitnmi quieuy
..lilv to pom i. lotion, and be-
.1.. .n.itla (il raie n rvalue iv.
', blast f tuc steamboat whistle
lill be heard, J lh bml .bo
Iring between the Capital City
d Hie thriving l'olk county city,
.!.:., .vral trine daily. thereby
f. .-1tt.u ,.1.1 l'olk nountv
LA much eloeer relationship
iith Salem, to tho great benefit of
5oU county, and to the profit and
'.. i . ..f ik KhImiii Iner
r..-..i- Not only will Indepen
nce become, aa U were, a auburn
l,u.u, Inn it will then be in
iiuch Monmouth and Dallaa,
. . id.. I)lUa-IndeteudenCO
.lotorline, and reaching into the
lide scope of country surrouiiu.uK
-f . . . . I. I ..lll,..l M.ttl.
.aoso cities, tniony wvv"
5 At present it U well nigh impoB
:blrt for Independence and Mon
loulu people to do any trading in
idlein and return the nam? day,
Except by driving in tin deep mud
u winter, which ia very dn-gree-b!e,
consequently l'olk count
Vople have formed the plan of do
log their trading in Portland, go-S-igdownon
the Southern Pacific
Eioe. The travel will largely e
I Halcm hv the cstab-
Shmentof mode of travel either
'' .. -...,,.. r nr hv mil. 0
f C. 8. Hamilton, who is chairman ,
Vfthe committee appointed by be
renter Salem Commercial Club,
nd which made all arrangement ;
lind let the contract with iorg
dinner, of Independence, to build
"ibe boat, has not been idle, and
rlerdtiy receive.! a communica
tion from Mr. .Skinner, which, in
Wer to Mr. llan.Uto.i8 query,
how he i progressing witli
jibe work of building the ateamor.
According to the contracti'ntered
'into between the coHiinitiee and
Mr. Skinner, the latur waa to
bjuld a boatctMting 3,(X), an. if
uir-fuctory, the Commercial t-luD
to Kive him a boon to the
."uiiouiit Of fOUU. H no v
iinfm:tory to the commiuee, m
mmiey will bo put up. At the
lime of making the agreement it
aoxiwcted that the contract for
building would be let to a 1 nrt
land boat builder, but on investiga
tion, Mr. Skinner found it almont
!.mu.MMibl to get the work done
iiheio at anything like a reuhonable
'.: ....,. nf the neculiar
ilihor condition and Bcarcity, and
Mr. Skinner is a boat builder o
? - V.;..,. f mid so roiurneit
.... nnd immediately
i. - .s but d the
boat at that place. He now writes
I mr. Jianuiton inut u " v ? ,
: .. ..!......; i.. ith the work, nl-
! .1 .i... niv anv idea
.ofwhen the boat will be completed.
... i i.. r. sava ne is
iiu lliiiuy iui ut.
M . . I n.n.AIlt All
not rushing tue wora ni. ..----
. -.fii, unfavorable weather.
av-utiiiui. ll m . .
: ...i.x.,.r.ff no extra help.
At the time of going to Portland, he
(announced nis in""" .
k . , . . -...i urilhin
ritlie fltearner reaay w VVi,!
- I l.'t t ut. on. account 01 me
changed plans, mucn johB -
it i i hi jwi
win pronaDiy ne reiiuwv.
Tt, r.lr for the enoinea and
boiler was placed some time ago, bo
that when the hull ia w'"";,"'
.u ;ii r.A on the
ground, ready to be installed.
Mr. Skinner baa built eeyera
INDKl'KNDKXCK.l'OLK COUNTY, OKKGON,
boat, and the deaign of the hull
always aeem to be Ural ciuhh, bo
that he may be confidently expected
to turn out a firat claim boat thin
time. However, ahould he make
a failure, the reault would be' no
long to the city.
Already tho project or liuild
us a boat haB cauaed the
Southern Paciflo Company to
begin talk of extending their rail
road from thiB city, over to Inde
pendence, even threatening to uunu
t brldue at thla txiint, at a
i.f ( XHHK). Thia of courae. is
only talk, at present, but everybody
recognizee ttio Importance oi con
nectina Haleni with l'olk connty
and If the Southern Pacific doea
not make the move to monopolize
lh himirifiia aoioe other firm la
bound to do ao to the detriment of
the above company. The talk of
extandii.K the Dallas-Falla City
lt;ianni in KIin haa alHO been re
tiewed by the progreaa made on the
atenmer route.Walem statenman
The people of Independence
riahtlv reaent the Imputation,
"suburb of Salem, i3 to speak."
If Independence ia an "annex" to
any place It surely is not to be to
a big over-grown town that claimB
to he a city, and which cannot sup
port a aingle wholesale, establish
ment of Importance, or claim a
paved street, a town which drum-
mora say is slower than any of any
importance on the east sido, a
tnwn so "important' that when
Hrst-clasB theatre company decides
b aton it reouires an ag'eement to
nil I II n the curtains before 7:00
o'clock. .And this is the capital of
thoBtale! And Independence, '12
miles dintant, is to be a "suburb,
so to speak." Wbewl what's next?
Cured Consiim prion.
Mra. It. W. Kvaue, Clearwater, Kan-.
writes: "My IiuhI.bihi iy "
H,re months. The lo.-u.ia h-..;i ....
. - ..i..k ......uii.tiiii tin. e pro-
Hvrun. and It cored nun. "
.is ytara ago. Since then we have al-...v.-k..i
bolllelh the Iiouh... We
cannot do wilhut it. For coe ,ha an
oiilila It haa no equal." -c, o-.
Hold iy A. S. W'
A blrllulny I'arty.
Spoelal from Stiver.
On Thursday evening, Novenv
k..io the nlensant home of Mr
and Mrs. Jos. Hooker wns the scene
ofa merry gathering. A btrth-iay
party was given in honor of their
son, Lawrence Ilecker. ine n
!.. a nniovably spent in
dancing j.-.v- B "
i ,i.i;,.imia renast was served nt
a late hour, and after wishing their
host many happy returns of the
day tho guoats departed for their
homes. Those who f -
- n,,.MlKion B.TV? Mr. Bill
l, tT-..i,Br. .Mr. and Mrs. Cam
Vandcrpool, Mr. and Mrs. Chan,
berlain, Mr. and Mrs. Harm, .dr.
. !:.. i. n.iina. Mr. ana
and iwrs. w
.. -ii:..o Mr and Mrs. u. m
. nr, ,l Mrs. D. I), hteele,
1 rH. VUlll.in, .
Misses Daisy Steele, IJooine. -Williamson,
Anna Torgewn, A Id a
From, Pet and Anna
ni.uf,,r,l Messrs. Arnold King,
Pearl and Eaton Carter, Lawrence
lecker, Lester Murphy Able and
Hoy Porter, Royal Kret, Roji
Chamberlain, Hoy Frurn. J Zm A
Y r.i. rt,inlce. Edd Steele,
1 Frank Ridders,
John iMJf" i rivrla
Dave Vanderpool, Will and Clyde
Tomilson. GjP. Thur-ton. R. L-
Collins. Wane MoUn,
Fred Loy and Gusa Wardell
AND WEST SIDE.
Duvld llaatluira Attempted
Fordo the Nlonifh.
l.ant Haturdav. alut 11:00 A. M.,
Davlil Ilmtlnua came near IosIiik Ida
life and that of the team he waa drlv-
iiiK a well. Not taking- Into commlcr
atlou that the ralua had awolleu the
alui(h to niuoh Rreater proportloua
Hmii nniliiurllv it la to be found, lie
undurtcMik to oroaa It at a place to the
rear ol J. L. Hauua'a houae. 1 tie wav-
r waa ao deep that hie waguu box waa
Immediately lifted from hla wagon
and he barely made the auore. no
hald hla b-aiu the beat lie could, and
Ida erica for help aKin brought people
to the bauk of the alough, Here after
a lengthy delay they were able to
reach hie BMlataucje, when the beraea
were releaod and belped anliore. One
animal waa barely aaved from drown
ing, and ludeed it waa a marvelous ee
cape of all partlea, everything conald
ered. - '
An "Irish, Wake" Last Tuesday
Huoelal from Buver.
H.iuar flt the brunt er the aiorm
hut Tueaduv ulKht. Beveral fruit treea
in Maxfleld. Ulddera, lleoker, woe
hinke aud Thuraton oroharda were
l,l..wn ilnwn and unrooted, while Mr.
CliaiuberUin'a wiodmill la badly
wr.ki: Hmall buildings belonging
Ia T Kf KIlkllMlltl mid Marahal Buver
r blown over, and the roof waa re
moved from Mrs. Wheeler'a barn.
The pienlo grouuda aud about live
acres ot 11. J. Wdders are much the
worse for the atorm. The Boa p Creek
road waa almost blocked by treea aud
telephone poles and wire.
A Teriillc Wind Storm.
tipeoml from Mule Lucklamute.
Tuesday night, November 10, wu
ueHaed one of the hardeat wind atonna
in l'olk county, aluee 1878. Accordiug
to old settlers at that lime we imu
what might have been called a small
cyclone. Ho strong waa toe wi..u
Tuesday night tliut It imea uneeu r
,,le trees in one apot in M. Mcrafford b
oroliard, beside- taking other all over
.,i,..,.i it also took the saddle
boards otr the house, aud about M rods
offence. J. W. Hiltibrand's mucmue
...ed is a total wreck, it being imea
about 30 leet from the foundation. On
the Stump farm some 60 roda of fence
I. ready to be repaired aud several
fruit trees are laying on u.e K.wuv..
r...... ,i...i,ur i- Uviuc iu all shapes, and
there is no less than 250 rods of fence
hi this section that is blown uown.
good many window lighU were shak-
sn from the houses,
V. Y. C. A. Convention.
The twelfth Annual Convention ot
Oregon Young vomeu 0 m. --
Associations was ue.u
November 5 to 8. There
tendance more lhau ninety uB-,
iududing repreHentatives no.u w
colleges and Normal scuooia o. -
8late, and several oneerau
land Association, me
Monmouth sent nine delegates.
The Interest lu all the lueeuu-
especially g.Kd. and many say u
convention was the oeai oi
ever held in Oregon.
Among the speaaers we.e,
81dc"ds Raveling secretary. Mias Mc
Xy, secretary Portland AssoeiaUou,
' ri,i Btiident secretary
Miss iieriim v-v..."". .
for the American eommittee, Rev. Ijd-
gar P.Hill, of Peruana, r-
jbee, oi a.unuj ,
e . ...... H ll l,o,i w.
Buena Vista School lteport.
Special from Buena Vista f .
The following i r ;
na vita school, Diat. No. 33 for the
South beginning October 12th and
ending November 6th :
Number enrolled, room h. . ......
Av;Vsge dally attendance, room 1, .g.9
Number timea lardy, room
Name of nunlla neither abaent uor
tardy, room 2, V. 11. (Join, teacher:
Kdna Hall, Treaaa I'rather, nariey
Prat her, tfdua Wella. (Jrant McLaugh-
11 it. Herman l'rather, Nelaou Ander-
a ri. I..
too, Lealle Locfce, waru uoiu, rm
Torgeaou, Lena Hteele, Carrie Nah,
Jim Keen, Harry Bteele, Jamea Porter,
lloy Porter and Leater Murpny.
Number of nunlla neither abaeui nor
Vrdy, room 1, Ida Mae Hmlth, teacher:
llertha Winn, lean ran. rerry
Wella, Mildred l'rather. Leland r ra
ider, Marie l'rather, Roy Torgeaon,
lloy Knighton, Merle liall, Biivia
Itowe, aud Edith Porter.
An Antloch Induatry.
Special from Antloch.
Aniomr our Induatrles Is the Charter
Oak saw mill, owned and managed by
F, J. Oberber, and la now located on
Mrs. Crlap Mark's ranch, having mov
ed here from Alrlie the first of Seplem
lr. Walter Duncan Is engineer, Wal
ter Black la head sawyer, and among
thA other tneu around the mill are Asa
Burbank, Clara Marks, Troy Turner,
rw.r Mmrnlsan. John James, C By
-n ..H h. H. Tom. They aaw from
tlve thousand to six tbcusaud feet i
ri.i aunh oa clow beams, wagon fel
lies, etc. The mill haa Just filled an
order of 4000 plow beams for the Ber
nini Agricultural Works of California
whiu th demand for oak lumber
kept the mill busy, the year was not
.. .atlKfttctorv one. for the manufac
turers' prices ruled low while logs were
lii, and the martrin ei prom
about equal between the logger and
the conaumer. Mr. uueroer reoeunj
..u.ioH nanramntn where S30O men
.reemployed building freight cars for
the 8. r. R. R. Company.
The Riddle brothers are erecting
large shed for their machinery.
Miss Alice McDougal attended teach
ers' institute at Dallas last week.
John N. Sumpter was doing business
in Monmouth the first of the weeK.
XI mo Ki fail rriihur. of Monmouth, visit
ed Mrs. Ohms the first of the Week.
ti, .ii, i-inH of last week blew
down the Charter Oak saw mill shed.
t i Un.),nra returned to his
. jueuim. w.0.
home at Dusty, Benton county, Friday
Mrs. Minnie Mack has purchased an
i,., nf Mr. Daniels. OI Jion
ujreti "wj ,
mouth, paying lo tor same .
vviiiiu finilowav. a former young man
of this place, accidentally shot his arm
oft at the shoulder Monday, wnne wor
ing for a farmer near Biggs, Oregon.
u1 1?Tona wna in DallaB Satur-
j!iu aQ,a AlAxander are
JliUlbll la UU wiv
attending Bchool in Independence
Henry and Uren Mcaimurry
spent last week visiting friends in
Chris. Peterson and Joe Bowler
are assisting E. Davidson with car
penter work this week.
r.hr. Peterson and Lew Staple-
ton attended the school board con
vention in Dallas Saturday.
Rob Shafer returned from Wash.,
with two of his friends, last week
to "pend a few weeks with his par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. P. Shafer.
Tho irrmhers working so in-
jt,,nnlv in the potato patches
last summer will cause some of the
farmers to buy potatoes tor winter
cmotKinir new. a 10
tm van;inff dinner for 50c,
Stall's restaurant. Watch our bills
of fare for same.
A SAD AFFAIR.
Funeral of Father and Daugh
ter Held Monday.
Tlia double funeral of Robt. L. Feaitle "
and hit daughter. Mrs. Clara B. White,
occurred from the undertaking parlors
of Joae & Bice on Monday afternoon
and was conducted by Dr. Thompson,
pastor of the Preahyterlan church of
Mr. Keairle was bora in Ohio in 1835.
and at his death waa 68 years, 3 mouths
and 20 daya f!d. He came from Cali
fornia several years ago and located in
the Big Elk country, in Kenton county.
Not long since he made his borne in una
city. He waa taken ill a few days ago
with neuralgia of the stomach, and died
last Saturday, at one o'clock P. M. His
daughter died in Portland, at seven
o'clock In the mornlnir of the same day.
She was 20 years of age, and leaves her
husband with three small children. (
Her remains were brought here, and at
the close of the very sad and impressive
funeral service, together with her tamer,
waa buried in the Odd Fellows ceme
tery. Kind friends, of Independence,
ministered if these bitterly bereaved
people and Old all that waa possible to
do to comfort them In their great sor
row. Mr. leagle left a daughter, Mrs.
Florence Winneford, of Portland, and a
son, John, of Corvallis.
B. J. Harrincton is building an
addition to his house, purchased of
L; L. Dunsmore.
The Maccabee ladies have plann
ed a necktie social and the cornet
band is to have a dance.
The school is to give an enter-'
tainment the day before Thanksgiv
ing. An interesting time is prom
A shooting gallery haa been fur
nishing amusement for the boys
and in consequence they and their
money we.p soon parted.
Mrs. H. C. Seymour was taken
seriously ill while attending the
teachers institute at Dallas and
was taken to Springfield. ,
The attempt to hinder free com
petition iutho meat business seems
to have resulted to the benefit of
the parties against whom it was
Adolph Sampson met with a ser
ious accident last Saturday whilo
moving a building. It was neces
sary to take him to the Salem hos
pital for treat nient.
A second and more severe wind
storm visited thiB section last week,
lifting H. H. Starr's house ott its
foundation, leveling fences, and
prostrating considerable timber
near the (bills. Several trees fell
across and shattered the tfryan-
Lucas flume but it ha3 been repair
ed and lumber is being sent down
it as before.
monmoulb Eaundry J
4 Should have your Work.
Washing called for and de-
livered. ' f
Washing called for on laes
day and delivered on Satur- -T
OJv-rR Guaranteed. J
Monmouth, Oregon, f