i sum KNTKiirmeE. iKin:rKSPKm:, own ON' WEST INDEPENDENCE SOCIAL BRIEFLETS . : JUU rM; m m M m Mm mm. 1 n 1 1 f W II Mr. ftiiJ Mr, c. KlchnUon visi ted in 1;I sunJy. JE. U. Hubbard of Fall City was on the etreeU of Independence thie week, Carey Hayter, editor of the Polk County Obwrw, a in town Sat urday. Tat PiviM nd E. C. Burrougbf , Airlia citizen were in Indepen dence the fint of the week. Miss Maud Hawley will leave to morrow tor Aihland to viait ith ker siatar, Mr. B. F. Mulkey. Mrs. Amanda Johnson, two little sons, and daughter, Miss Mollie, returned thie wee, from an eight months' visit in Moravu, Iowa. Frank Howe, the jovial drummer well known in Independence, won the Inuiaa medal at trap shoot ing in Portland by the Muitomah Rod and Gun club Sunday. Howe's ecore was 45 out of a possible 50. T. D. McDowell, Mark Burch and Nathan Burch were among the cit izens of the Rickreall neighborhood who came in Saturday to ascertain the cause of the earthquake tbey experienced as the result of the dynamite explosion. Mr. Alfred Wheeler, of San Francisco, baa accepted a position Co with R. M. Wade & Co. Mr. Wheeler is the bearer of splendid recommendations having had a good many years experience in the tinning and plumbing line. F. W. Knapp waa over from Pal las this week. ' W. W. Powell, of Rickreall, spent Sundav in Independence. Mrs. R. D. Hodge of Albany was fisillng her sister, Mrs. R. J. Taylor, last week. Tom Fitchard left this week for California where he eipecla to engage in real estate business. Misa Alda Frura, of Suver, was in town Monday. Miss Frura is substitute carrier on the Suver rural delivery route. M. A. Baker, father of Curtis Baker, victim of the terrible ac cident Friday night, returned from Roseburg to attend the funeral uf his son. I BUSINESS LOCALS. I One gallon No.'.l pickles for 30 cents at Knox's. Beans! Six pounds No. 1 white beans for 25 cents at Knox's. R. M. Wade & Co, have received a carload of Buggies and Carriages. Xotice - Carload of Ruthford Wagons just arrived R. M. Wade Robert Steele purchased the resi dence of Chaa. McCauley on Third street for $900. Mr. Steele pur chased the property for a niece who is on the way here irom tne east Mr. McCauley and sister, Mrs . Graves, will start to California in a cation, one door south of rad- few days. Next Suuday at the evening service in the M. E. chnrch will begin a series of sermons on the general subject "Christianity's Great Words and Themes," for the month of March as follows: 13th, "Lost;" 20th, "Savior;" 27th, "Repentance." The people of Independence are earnestly invited to attend these services and enter into the study of these interesting Bible studies. Services morning and eyeningat the usual hours. The homeieekers' rates from the east have proven a new stimulus to emigration. A party of 300 fami lies reached Portland Friday and several hundred more are on the way. Since the Harriman system has taken up the State of Oregon, it has been advertised as it never was before. Rail-road men predict an increased west bound traffic of homeseekers and real estate men generally expect an influx of emi grants. Those now coming are mostly families and are generally a .desirable class. The community that hopes to profit by euigratioa has no time to lose in taking ad vantage of the present situation. ruring the next IS months the population of Oregon'is going to be materially increased. at her home in Glendale California, in Polk county regret the death of "Pit," "Panic" and "Bourse" games can be had at Craven & Moore's. We have a full stock of Gal van ized Eaves Trough, our prices are always the lowest. R. M. Wade fc Co. Craven it Moore, headquarters for stationery, confectioneries, etc., will hereafter be found in their new lo dock's. Boss Washing Machines sold for $6.00 at R. M. Wade fc Co's. See our Ocean Waye Washer. Every machine sold with a positive guarantee. Bonita Sewing Machines beats them all. Prices are absolutely the lowest. Witten guarantee with every machine. R. M. Wade & Co., Agents. Juniata Hop Pipe Steel is su perior quality. We have made a large purchase of this material. Our Hop Pipe will be the best ever purchased in this city. R. M. Wade & Co. We have just received by express from New York, The New Things in Shirt-Waist Sets. An elegant line of them. Also a line of new Belts and Belt Buckles. Call and see them at Messner's. The Portland Telegram adver tises W. W. Percival as in the market for hogs! hoes! The Rural Spirit refers to him as the hog man and it aU means, says Mr. Percival that he is ready to pay the top market price for hogs. Mrs. A. M. Hurley the leading milliner of Independence will have on exhibiton at her millinery parlors a display ot elegant and Mrs. Oeden Dead. artistic imported pattern hats from Mariah Whiteaker Ogden died all the leading millinery centers including the very latest novelties o-n.rff 23. 1904. Mrs. Ogden from Portland, San rancisoo, WS8 a rOlK COUnxy pioneer, ail J ov i juu.tw", , v,,. fnr mnv vears. She New Orleans, unicaeo, i nuaaei uveu J 1 j i - was a sister of George, Benjamin phia and New York as well as Wfc;taVr and Mrs. some of the most beautuui patterns tna-f""" , , Levirrs of Dillas. Mrs. Ogden cros- from Panama, Berlin, London and eed the plains in 1843 and her Paris. Her opening days will be ..A .trniinii times with i Tuesday and Wednesday March thm Indians. Two daughters and 15th, and 16th, and the ladies of h husband survive. Many friends Polk county are extended a most I) I) I) o ) D to I ) fill mil ...AGENTS FOR.. Shoes Shoes Peerless Mon fiats i Alder's glotbing m . m Independence, Oregon. V) Douty Building. s ySN 0S !S 'f! K K ' I I I I I I (I I I I I I I I I I (I I I I I I l ('I (1 I I I I I I I I I I ,9 I :! v y v P V W v 7 V P (I (I 9 v p V w I SEEDS not .n.l v for ur (lar.lon 8.HMl-. Wo have i.'.riv.Hl a hvp flock of bulk (jardoiiS.,HUfor!.rin!Trn.lo. They iro npu drown ami trvi wwl.. ou will ,1 woll to iiiHM.t-t ovir hto. k nti.l yrkv bo fro l.tivS t-U'wl-ro. V. 1 'rry Uo.l Olovor.'AMk.. flowr. Whit.' Clover, Timo thv, V. tch.'H. English Kv. (Srann nn.l Mvh Muito mmhI. Call onl or writo for Ktuij.l nul i-ri.r- wh.-n in tho market i FR AZER & RICE i i i i Independence, Oregon. Paper! Paper! We carry 34 grades and weights of WK AP PING PAPER, six brands of PAPER BAGS;all kinds of TWINE and almost any thing the consumer of paper desires. A big stock to choose from at moneysaving prices GEO. F. ROGERS & CO. WHOLESALE PAPER DEALERS SALEM, - - OREGON he ?reade, Davidsor? & fledges, Props. Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobac cos and Conlectionery. First Class Soda Fountain in Connection. cordial inyitatien to be present at her rand opening. THE ...PALACE SALOON... C. Street near Cittle Palace fiotcl UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT rirstCla Raaort. Coarltoui Trtt.m.nl to All. SULLIVAN & TALLON, PROPRIETORS G L Hawkins DallaH, Ore. Marble and Granite Monument iitid I f caii-HtoiK-H Coiiietery work etc. Carpet and Rug Weaving. Pertiei wmliirig work done in '.kii Hue will pleafcU 8taiy renid-iioeotie blork went and half lilock north of I 'a lace Hotel. Mrs. W. ir. Wamrr, INDEPENDENXK, -:- ORKGON Cured Consumption. Mrs. B. W. van., Charwater, Kau., writes: "My huHhand lay aiclt for three months. The dootorx Haiil he had quick conHumption. We procured a bottle of I!allard'n Horehouud Syrup, and it cured him. That wu bIx yeara ago and since then we have kept a bottle in the hone. We cannot do without It. For coughs and colde it haa no equal." 25c, 60c and $1.00. Bold by A. 8. Locke. ELECTRICITY IM YOUR HOME Conveniences Within Reach of all Users of Current. SHADES CORD ADJUSTORS FROSTED LAMPS INDEPENDENCE AND MONMOUTH WATER and LIGHT CO. Don't Toraet Chat frank 1$ Back In the Restaurant Businm MEALS AT HIS PLACE 25c, AND UP ALL HOURS OPPOSITE KNOX GROCERY ON C STREET BOARD BY WEEK OR MONTH 3. r. Buckley, Independence, Orep PHIL MtTSCHJttl, Prmi. C. W. KNOWLES, Mxr. jrr.paa flam Only tl.OO 0l.iO 1.00 THE IMPERIAL HOTEL CO. SEVENTH and WASHINGTON ST3. PORTLAND, OREGON i i i i IN IN IN IN IN IN Did You Ever Use a Bath Cabinet $4.00 A.. S. LOCKE Prescription Druggist Independence. Prescription C ) 5 i I I Mrs. Ogden.