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COUNCIL GETS BUSY
MUCH WORK DONE
Annua! Report of Recorder and Treasurer
Standing Committees Named
At the ngular mating of the city
council Tuesday night, membcr
.hip wwmptoil by th. Itl
V. A. Meaner to fill the Tacaiicy. .
8 Wllsou vh eleotod treasurer, ami
niuota of tne accumulated businc
iuc the first of the year wu disposed
Tb annual report, of the treasurer
nd recorder wew read nd referred to
the finance eomiultt, nd ataudlng
committee, for the year were ap
pointed. Toe treasurer's report show, receipts
" ., wj
County trenurer, liw tax
County treasurer, 1902 tax
House rent from A. J. Tupper.
Cah o hand Jan 1, 1903
TnterMit on warrants
Paid on bonds 1650.00
Tntnraat Oil bends H.65
Total 4081 W
Cash on hand 74w
The recorder's report shows the fol
inwinv collections :
Saloon license 1600 00
CI... Ilnonw 67.00
E. Chamberlain and family visited in
O. M. Allen and wife visited at Mr.
The butcher at Dallas was looking for
beef cattle around Suver Monday.
H. Maxfield was an Independence vis
C. E. McLane went to Portland on
Mrs. C. E. McLane went to Indepen
dence Monday, returning Tuesday.
A. L. Arnold was in Independence
Walter Maxfield and family, of Kings
Valley, visited with his brother, H.
Maxfield, last week.
Emil Gobat returned on Tuesday's
train from a business trip to his farm.
Will Steele visited with his parents
There is to be a basket social and en
tertainment at the Grange hall, east of
Wells, the 23rd of January. The pro
ceeds are to be usedin repairing the
church. ,. , . . ,
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Flickenger visited
with friends in Wells last Sunday.
Marshal Suver was here Friday on
Al Erickson and family are visiting
with her parents. '
Mrs. Lena James visited with her sis
ter, Mra. Fuqua, Thursday and Friday.
v. P. Reynolds is building a new
honse on his place and has bought
some new furniture. It looks as if he
expected a new housekeeper, but it's
ail right. He has an elegant place and
with a housekeeper and the West Side
Enterprise, he would be fixed tor enjoy
On Wednesday evening, January 13th,
the pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs.
Johnnie Carter was the scene of a birth
day party in honor of their daughter,
Mattie Carter. There were singing and
playing of games and a most delicious
repast was. served at a late hour. The
guests departed wishing their host many
happy returns. Those enjoying this
pleasant occasion were : Mr. and Mrs.
Johnnie Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Eston
Carter, Misses Allio Dodle, Mabel and
Fr,, Williamson. Ethel Stelmaker,
Alda Frum, Sylva Allen, Mattie Carter, I
Lizzie Bidders, Miss Morgan, Miss
Lane; Messrs, Pearl Carter, Ted Hink
ens, Cleve Williamson, Lawrence Ileck
er, Hollie Brown, Grank Dodle, Clemit
Wilson, Ealph Lewis, Zim Allen, Frank
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Lucas are back
from their trip to Salt Lake City.
The snow in the woods is Interfering
for the Year, Appointed, and
Auction llceuse o0-w)
Fines collected ..
' wm iMued to the amount
f c-MtVt.fli) and warrants cancelled and
reRlstwd to the amount of 2181.99
while 76 cents was paid as interest on
v.iiinwinir la the personnel of the
standing committees appointed (or the
X limuw '
Taylor, J. 8. Bohannou.
Streets-D. a Taylor, 11. V. mcn,
V. A, Meosner.
Fire and Water W. H. Craven, A.
8. Locke, H. C. Finch. .
Ordinance A. 8. Locke, W. II.
Craven, V. A. Meatmen
Health and Police J. 8. Bohanuon,
A. B. Locke, H. C. Finch.
The bonds of J. R. Cooper and I. .L
Smith for conducting saloons were ap
proved. The proffer of bonds by Sulli
van A Tallon precipitated a discussion
ou the question of transfer of license
and the matter was referred to the
ordinance committee with Instructions
to report at the next regular meeting.
There was no message by the retir
ing or new mayor.
with logging operations at the Bryan
E. Van Pelt and family started Mon
day tor their future home in Idaho.
The attendadce at the school has so
far increased that the board Is planning
to employ the fourth teacher the first of
The Coast Range Lumber Company
has sent its horses to Cathlamet and en
gaged W. W. Ward to do the company's
J. J. Montgomery is bock from Al
bany. Special meetings are being held at the
F. M. and Christian churches. At the
latter J. B. Lister, of Eugene, is preach
ing and the interest and attendance is
Isaac Hughes, whose accidental shoot
ing was noted in last week's paper, died
Friday nighc and was buried here Sun
day. It was a sudden and severe shock
to the family and our whole community
extends sympathy to them in their af
fliction. Nearly Forfeits His Life.
A runaway almost ending fatally,
started a horrible ulcer on the leg of
J. B. Orner, Franklin Grove, III. For
Four years it defied all doctors and all
remedies. Hut Bucklen's Arnica
Salve had no trouble to cure him.
Equally good for Burns, Bruises, Skin
Eruptions and Piles, roe at A. W.
Locke's Drug Store.
Sunny Slope School.
Program rendered at the close of
the 3rd month:
Song by school
Bernard's ''Del Corpia"
A. J. Shipley.
"Blending Bells".'. . .Ina Fishback.
"Poet and the Children"
". . . Elda Clark.
"Little SnowfLikes" . . Fay Shipley.
"The Picnic" ''. . IWl'Fishback.
"Lost in the Mountain" '. . .
"When I Was in the Ones"
'. Orpha Shipley.
Song. . . ."Happy Greeting"
'Abou Ben Adhem" George Herren.
"A Day" Millie Clark
"Mother's Hour" Lennie Fishback.
"Mother of Men". . .Nellie Shipley.
"The Babies" Bessie Clark.
"Happiest Land". . . Ruth Haynes.
"The Year Long Way"
"Ballad of the Sands"
...... Hatti Herrrn
'Throe Little Utile.". ..
.... Chrtih'y tMiipi'V
8ongty school.. ......
Flow (Jently swift
M vfttrrltitiM Orciniitaiico.
One was pale lloW 'd I'1
... - , i. .... Whence th dll-
of ner iivwm .. . --v - . .
fen-nce? 8he who Is Mushing '
. ...i.i r R'lnir'a ew l.ii"
llt'Hllll w . .. - - -
to maintain it. My g""y
the Uy organs they compel good Ut-
untlou and head i'f constipation. Try
thorn. Only SW, a. o.
in.. i. ...-.I. .vmilnir a party
given In honor of Ml Kerry and Mr..
Thoiiia, at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
John Dickinson. Quite uumber of
relatives were preoeni,
....i.i.. mil I "r.rroiua" were the
" 1. llim ... -
.. .1.. .vuiinii. A verv nice
lunch was .-rved to the gueeta. I In
preoeut were: Mr. and Mrs. I. r.
nkin.in. Mr and Mr. Ueo. lturton,
Mr. and Mra. J. K. Klrkland. Mr. and
Mr. Vleo. Dlckluaon, m.
iiL.an.iiM rindfelter, Mary Clodfol-
i., n 1 Hutler. Kerry. Dllle Will-
i u.tu.ik. Mrs. Tnomas, oi vg-
den. Meiwrt. Kupert Dicklneon, C.
Moore. Geo. Simou, McFadden, Claud
Fryer, LouU ylprttt aua wo imam
For Sale One good . et second hand
harness and a second nana wagou
almost new. Addreas box 135 Inde.
Clarence Hamilton, a buslncaa man
of Salem, was In Iudependemw this
week. Before leaving he bought a
haiiimt 8ierlinff Hrot. wwi iniw
t.r hnmA llita. I often buv a steak as
wi.il In naasimr through Indepen
Hamilton and "I
U V U V V a V tajtaa as w a -
have no other excuse than that I kuow
I aiu .srettimr cood meat." The Sper
llug'a fame In the meat buaiuesa is
V. 11 Rutherford, of Burns,
Harney county, returned last
week, to resume Lis Normal
work at Monmouth.
Dr. E. J. Thompson has been
rather unwell, hence the onus-
siou of services last Sunday
Bargains! Bargains! Bargains!
rUrtroinB in tlrv pooJs. bargains in
clothing, bargains in shoes, bar
cretin a in hats and cans, bargains in
groceries, in fact we will giye some
ot the best bargains ever ouereu m
fnlcnfindence. at our clearauce
nl Kri.lav. January loth. Don't
miss it. W. A. Messner.
Wanted A BoyA Bright Boy
that dosn't whistle "Hiawatha"
and wanting to learn the printers
art can find a place as apprentice
at the West Side Extekpbisb
Pleasant ami Most FJlectlvc.
T. J. Chambers, Ed Vindicator, Lib
erty, TexaH, writes Dec. 26, 1902:
With nleatture and uuBolieited ly
you, I hear testimony to the curative
power of Jlallard h HoretiounU Myrup.
I have used it in my family and can
cheerfully afflnu it is the moat efl'ee
tive and uleafautest remedy for cougha
and colds I have ever, imed." SOc, 50c j
and fl.OO. Sold by A. 8. Locke.
Members of the Independence
tmproyement Lciisrne are rcfjuoftted to
meet at the city hull at 7:-'50 Monday
evening Janimry t h. Mutter of im
portance await action and a full at
tendance i.t requested.
1). Cai.jikkatii, Pren.
The water tower that Mr. Will
iams is having built is Hearing
J no. Williams has gone to Suver,
to spend the winter.
A Michigan man is in the neigh-
borhood, looking for land. lie has
seen some land that suited, but the
owners do not care to "let loose"
just now. lie wants land eaough
for a colony in ono tract near Dy.
Miss Irma Hall, of Monmouth,
passed through town last Sunday,
on her way to Montgomery neigh
borhood, to wield the birch in the
As far as is known, the Lewis
yiile trustees have not engaged a
teacher as yet.
Social and Personal.
UaaudJ.M.furk I. In !'orlland.
.. . ..,.1 Kn. OUrrr ere i
Vtl..douIm.im..elh !! '
M.ud button, th. clover Ulllo
....... n.a .mora hou tomorrow
tel.-, I-U u.al hna M.muHl Iron.
,...L..,..vilU.'hm h- a call.nl by tl
. .. . i.i- (-H...I. W. J. I'lyinale.
later. Mi" I'l)"""". cf?, ,,T .r .
pivnmUoii hU return r.u..T,
Thaw w kind olWr
full Monday nlKl r "
foil on .oft ground and quickly dl-af
Lnllln. on th- .r-..t. luedy. but
really It wa a kind of rombinallon al-fair-uiud
1xt number of ahrep and hoc ll"
,M.d from lndendi.n.- lb ! we
would Indicate that th- liv.toek In
dustry 1. ou- of uo "mall lmrri
la thliH-ctlou. It develod Tcd.y
morning, that through mw luadv-f
U-u. th. atm-k car. wer.. not provided
with d..ra. and " w" 'u"1"" ',f
,hlpH.m lor lumber to aecur- thrlr
tofk hi tlm ent.
The ladiea ol the Uwla and Clark club
have changed the date ol their enter
tainment from the Win of J-'fy
the 30th, on account ol the oratorical
content at Monmouth, on t-e former
date. Announcement for Indian even,
leg will he made next week. Regular
meeting will be held next Vediicdy at
3:80 1. M.
At the annual meeting of the lock
holders of the Independenc- Firt Nat
ional Hank, Tm-eday. January 12, the
following liet of director- were elected
for the year 19M : H. Hirchbrg. V.
V. Sear, A. Neleon, H. K. Hmlth, J. K.
Khcles. II. llir-hberg w- cl.o-ii
president; C. W. Irviue cashier; L. L.
At the Presbyterian church next
Pabbatb morning. A very inlere-tlng
Communion eervlee at llOo'cl.K-k to
which every one w cordially Invltwl.
A special motor will run at the cl-e
of the aervlcee to accommodate th.we
who deairo to attend thea-arrvlwe. In
the evening there will I a geuulne
gospel service In with good singing.
Minai's Mary and lto Clodfelter en
U'rlaineda few frlcmU at their hoopit.
able home Friday evening, to a 'Tit"
party. At 12 o'clock a delicious erb
lunch win nerved. Tim table decora
tions were beautiful and each guest was
presented with a dainty bunch of vio
lets, as souveneirs of a pleasant even
ing. Hie tiicmliers of the Methodist choir
and a few friends were entertained Fri
day evening, by Mrs. Dorris at the
lovely home of Mr, and Mrs. 1. Hedges.
The delightful "chafing dish" party
was presided over by Miss (ira.ee Jones,
and at a lato hour all departed, thank
ing their hostChS fur a dulight'ul even
ing. Those present were: Mr. and
Mrs. C. Ireland, Mr. ami Mrs. J. K.
Kirkland, Mr. and Mrs. I). Dayidson,
Misses K. K. Paddock, Mins Hasting",
Misses Once and Kate Jones, liunh
Shelly, .ieo. Simon, "llihy" McAihims,
Hon. N. U. UutK-r, of Dallns,
was in the city Friday.
.1. II. Burton was in Oregon
City and Portland during last
Pres. Jlessler, of t!i "Soy.
mal," was in the mt-lropolis lat
Archie Tctlifrow, of Lnckin
mutc, trnnsacled 1usin bore
lion. I. M. Simpson, f Simp
son's Station, was in the city
J. L. Ilnnna will run II.
Ilirschbcrg's bop yard tho com
Dr. and J. B. V. Butler at
tended u "Sbrinors" meeting in
Portland Saturday ui9;ht.
T. J. Graves, a republican
politician of McCoy, was a ria
itor Saturday, also Georgo Kel
ty, of tbo same place.
Use a Batli Cabinet
Thru are an almost sure cure for Cvhh
avniihrllUVKKYK I'.YA' UBh
A. S. T -
Prescription Druggist. Independence.
DRINK SALEM BEER
A HOME BEVERAGE,
HOME GROWN HOPS
FOR EAMIXY USE.
IT BEATS THE DUTCH
1 XJltl V-KiSTTl T r
.. Tl.iirl Aairu-t 'J), 11103, we e.iinmnice.1 our Ktevonth Corre-H.rid-i.ts' Cat
test . S'lVbnWi flo-.l.o'cl-k 1'. M January 3d M.I. N.f H
iM tb. ch.lng daj- rTld J U,
nicking bwkw in lor a couple of rmmU' l ' w lv" ' ",l U,low
prises, taken from a hs furnished b Ibw w.rre.pond.i.U :
F1KHT I'KIZK ....
TlllKH I'KIZK ...
KOI HTH I'KIZK. .
KIXTII I'KIZK ...
tVo a..t all the news that l.apperis In l'olk county and anl lh Kt
i-aisK to visit every family In tb ennty. We want to help ym and t waidy.
to help lis. Our Interests are mutual. We will giv points as Miosis: ti
Uno ikjIiiI for every item of r.e orthy ol publication. 26 polnu fort!
'. . II-.. u..tl -. I.Mh ...Mrlli,ri..lia ..r alltfV
article worthy ol eM'r"10 neau. i . - w
ling in the sighlof the manager of fhls de!rlmctit an eitra 15 jlnt will b
given. For r-v. ry new yearly subscription M polt. Kor vry yearly fns
75 points. For a subscription lhrc months Itt h.ints; i mooihf and lw thu
a year 35 jH.int. For every dollar' worth new A lvcrtl-ment or Job Work a
euud, iiikhi rm-clpt of pay for same w will cr.lu tb orrspoivdcnl with!
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N1I1IS, 811(1 Wfl Will KiuiJ l" I "
Kiiing to innku a cauipaigii f..r soiiio new corrfSpt.ndi.iiUr, and w will annons
at times tho places In this column. Watch lor ibeiu, ss at) will mak It to yw
interest to secure representatives in the ecUous wu want representwl. Otlm
features will I announced along,
HOW YOU STAND.
Kach week w will announce in this culimin your points. N artlc! k
credited until after it appears In tho per, althotiuli subscriptions and pula'
ecurel in other ways w ill m announced as they coum In, want to ket1
everything fair and straight and If you think nu error bus occurred In your patuH':
writo us within the week following and wo will make thorough I u vent i gallon. j
Antioch t ' I
Mrs. Hall M
Ituemt Vista .' '!
Klckreiill, C W
l.ittlo l.tickiiimntH 3'-1
Monmouth A , ,
THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK!
OTLTTTVXj STOCK, $50,000.00. !
II IIIKSIIKKKtS, iVfttidmit. AI'.KAM M'.I.SON", Vice Prsitl
O. V. IKVINK, Ciisbier.
Dllil'.CTOKS. II. HirclilHTg, 1). W. h.-ar-, 11. K. tmitli, J. P. l:io.lc an"'
A eeneriillmnkinir ami exehanif.! I.iminess transacted. ljmn m.i.ln. ltilk
diseomiteil. Ci.tuincrcliil credits grunted.
llliject to cnei'K.
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i ', - '
-j ' ,- .Ir.d Main St,
W. lu 111CI3, Embalmcr nud
An elegant Iressir, an ornament to any bat
m-i of ltog"r lroa tl7 silver Knlv ud fon.
" , A handsomn rhUgrpl AIU
', . ', . , '. '. , ., ..'. A flexible, lelhr-lHuk JtiUj
" tlneol the popular Uoeii
Any on ot tha dollar jr-nr igaii
,.l-mn txi. Kitsaraisi Uauy addrms for on" js
Deposits roeeUed on current account
Josse & Bice,
l ino Parlors in connec tion. Day or xiigW
calls prornjitly atteiulod to.
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