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INDKIM'INDKNCK, 1'OLK COUNTY, OREGON, Al'JtlL 14, 100-1.
J. II. llAWI.KY,
JliA C. l'oWKI.l., ('anliicr.
I'. L. C'AMI'IiKI.I.,
COUNTY CONVENTION OF
gave Jlodson, 43 yots; Jlolrmn, 18;
Coad, 52; McRee. 17. rVeond Fal
lot: Coail, 09; Hodson, 42; Hoi
roan, 15; McBee, 10.
Mark ncraflord rounU no opposi
tion for the nomination far Hherir!
and when his name printed, the
Pftld Capital, IftO.OOO
Ii kk Touit-J. H. Hawley, 1. L. ('amplMll, I. M. Himpaon, J. 11. V.
lluller, John H. Htump, J. A. Withrow, K. H Powell.
One of the Most Largely Attended Con- omintion WM gi,,ea Li,n hy
ventions Ever Held by Republi
cans in Polk County.
Trammel Gftieral Banking and Exchange buttings,
irailahle throughout the United Hlatea and Canada.
THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK
A. Good County Ticket Put Up and Delegates Sent to
State and Congressional Conventions.
A I! It AM NKI.HO.S, Vice I'reiliJen
C. W. IltVIN'K. C.Mr.
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The Best Suits You
JSK FOR SALEM BEER
You can get It anywhere, Salem Bottle
Beer li highly recommended for sickness
and that tired feeling
Salem Brewery Association
Salem - - Oregon
Josse & Bice,
Kino Parlors in connection. Day or night
calls promptly attended to.
Day phone 273 Night S93
Main St, Independence, OreV
W. Im MVl Kmbalmer ami Funeral Director.
THE MONMOUTH LAUNDRY
H. D. WHITMAN, Proprietor
X? A Home Industry Institution X?
GOOD WORK, PROMPT DELIVERY
rk Caviled forTueiday Delivered Saturday
LIVERY, FEED AND BOARDING STABLE
I. W. DICKINSON, Prop.
Good Hip for Commercial Men a
Good accommodations. Ilorsw well fed. Hno
rigs. Hornes boarded by day, week or month.
Telephone l'o. !i!M
Da i.i. a ft. April 9. A complete
county ticket was nominated by
the republican county convention
in session in the circuit court room
of the county court bouse here to
day. Nine delegates each to the con
gressional and slate conventions to
be held in Salem and Portland on
the 13th and 14th respectively
were also named.
The Polk County Republican
For Slate Henator
"V U. H. LAl'UHARY.
v. D. L. KEYT.
For County Judge
V E. J. COAD.
For County Clerk
N E. M. BMITH.
MARK KCR AFFORD.
"v W. Ill I) DELL.
CARL GRAVEB. ,
For ScIhjoI Superintendent,
C. L. BTAltR.
J. E. BEEZLEY.
" LINN CHAPMAN.
Delegates to the congressional
convention: Frank Gibson, H. B.
Rrophy, F. A. Patterson. C. R.
Farley, Lee Rowell, L. E. Bedwell,
T. fi. Hooker, C. L. Hubbard, E.
Delegates to the state conven
tion: D. L. Key t, E. N. Hall, E.
M. Young. J. L. Hanna, F. Lucas,
J. R. Ford, U. Grant, T. J.
Graves, Al Baxter.
The convention was culled to
order at 10 a. in. by W. W . Pero-
val and W. T. Hoflman elected
temporary chairman and U. a.
Grant temporary secretary without
opposition, A committee on cre
dentials, committee on order of
business, and another on resolu
tions were appointed, and the tem
porary organization adjourned un
til 1:30 o'clock in the afternoon. 1
The weather was perfect and
notwithstanding the demand of hop
yards and farms for labor was urg
ent there was a remarkably good
attendance of delegates. Out of 136
delegates, 133 were present and the
manner of voting the proxies of
the absent three precipitated the
first discussion on the Uoor. Mr.
Leet moved to instruct the com
mittee on credentials to confine the
voting of proxies to the delegation
of the' precinct from which the
alteration or amendment. The com
mittee on creuenuais recognized as
entitled to seats in the convention
all present whose names had been
certified up by secretaries of the
various primary conventions. No
recommendation was made as to
the three proxies and the conven
tion allowed them to be voted by
parties outside of the precinct.
Carl Graves, a popular young
man of Jackson precinct was an
other who met with no opposition
and was nominated by acclamation
for the. oflice of aesensor.
C. L. Starr, the present incumb
ent, and W. J. Crawford of Spring
Valley, were placed in nomination
for school superintend. The
seconds of Mr. Starr's . nomination
were so numerous and well distrib
uted over the various sections of
the county, that Mr. Crawford did
the graceful thing by withdrawing
and Mr. Starr was nomiuated by
G. W. McLaughlin, of Buena
Vista, and John E. Beezley, of
North Dallas, were before the con
Wat Nominated by Acclamation at
the Salem Convention. Only
L. T. Harm Withdrew From the
Fight a Short Time Before
PEDEE LUMBER CO.
Hough and Dressed Lumber.
Bills Cut to Order. Prices Right.
Call on. or Write
PEDEE LUMBER CO.
Jmh'itrtuh'urr, Oregon proxy came. Mr. Hawkins rose to
a point of order claiming the tem
porary organization had no author
ity to give such instructions. The
chair ruled the point was not well
taken and upon motion of J. II.
Moran the proposal to instruct the
credentials committee was laid on
Upon re assembling in the afte-
noon the temporary organization
was made permanent and the com
mittees promptly reported, and
their reports were adopted without
Following out the order of busi-
1 . ... ...DV venlion lor treasurer and Mr. Beez
didates was far state senator. E. ieJ won 0Dt br a ToUs ot 76 58
u. iveyi piaceu u. o. iaugnary in surveyor.
f a!. 1 i T r i I
nomination ana u. i,. nawxins The nomination for county sur
presented the name of E. C. Kirk- yeTor h long concede1 to
patnek. Through eome raisunder- johnnia Van Orsdell and there was
standing the name of J. M. Stark no disaDoointment. Johnnie was
was not presented though it was Was placed down toward the tale of
unaersiooa oy me independence th) ticket tnd ht won withoat op-
nU iuunuioum ueieganons li would poe;t;0Q Md by acclamation.
oe. i ne vote resulted: Laugtiaryi coroner,
w; xvirapamcK crt DtarK o; Blank Qulte a little merriment was In
4. Hurl Rt.ftrk'fl n. mm fuutn n... I .... -.. ... .
" f- auigea in over tne selection or a
eentedhe would have received a candidate for coroner. Hi Plum
if . . f . 1 w I
complimentary vote irom tne in- m ,e,.nted the nomination a. an
dependence and Monmouth dele- jD8ult. The gag rule was applied
gates and some others. There were ,nd Joe Hubbard was nominated
loud calls for Laugary following without the privilege of protest',
his election on the first ballot and Before receiving credentials, he de-
in rMnnnan ha thanlaA PnlW- mim. .. i . -r .
r wu..-lc,,nM -na i,lnn UDinmin was
vy repuoncans ior tne nonor or the maae the nominee.
nonor oi me nommauon and piedg- The vote on detente to the coo
-.1 u I . .r. . . , . . .1
"u U1" UCBfc ruori lowara "- eic- grejsional convention stood as lol
tionoftbe ticket, and for Dalhu, lowf. Frank Gibson 108. II. P..
Polk county and the state of Ore- Rropby 107, F, A. Patterson 108,
gon, when elected. Mr. Kirk pat- C. R. Farley 108. Lee Rowell 109.
riek was also called for and made a I L. E. Bedwell 96, T. B. Hooker 106.
lew remarks. n j, UnhharA 10fi v. V. Prlrlv
represent! ve. 135. Fred Oberer 29, Thoe. Wann
E. L. Keyt had many admirers 31, 1. F. Yoakum 32, J. H. Moran
in the convention who would have 31, D. T. Hodge 30, Geo. L. Haw
i . . . I
oeen pieasea to support him for kins 32, G. L. Kelty SO, H. B.
senator but be declined to enter the Coeper 30.
'contest and when his name was Before the vote on state delegates
proposed tor representative he was was taken, E. C. Kirkpatrick an
given the nomination by acclima- uounced the ticket headed by T. J.
llon- Graves was not pledged or purchas
county commissioner. able and was lor Geo. II. Burnett
The contest for commissioner lay for circuit judge. He was followed
between Wm. Riddell of Monmouth by D. L. Keyt who announced that
and J. B. Teal, the present commis- the ticket headed by Keyt was not
sioner. Mr. Riddell was not a san- pledged or purchasable and was for
didate for the place and only con- Geo. II. Burnett for circuit judge
seated to accept the nomination at The vote resulted:
the earnest solicitation of his D. L. Keyt 85, E. N. Hall 79,
friends. On the first ballot there M. Young 84, J. L. Hanna 86,
were four more votes cast than there Lucas 86, J. R. Ford S6, TJ,
were delegates present and a second Grant 89, T. J. Graves 124,
was taken. It resulted: Riddell Baxter 89, W. W. Percival 46,
74; Teal 58.
For county clerk, but one r,ame,
that of E. M. Smith, was presented
and he received th nomination by
acclamation. Mr. Smith belongs in
Monmouth precinct, though he is
now teaching at Bethel.
There was some intereat dis-
A. Hurley 50, W. E. Yeater 47, T.
P.. Rowell 53, H. B. Plummer 43,
W. W. Collins 47, C. L, Hawley 58,
Frank Butler 50.
Before adjourning delegates of
the different districts made nomi
nations for justices of the peace and
constables as follows:
Falls City, Bridgeport, Luckia-
mute and Rock Creek A. J. Syron
Salem, April 13 Binger Her
mann was re-nominated for con
gress by the republican convention
here today. No other name was
presented. L. T. Harris of Lane
was here with his friends te con
test for honors with Hermann, but
last night it became evident that it
would be futile to carry the fight
into the convention. Harris was
short of votes.
When A. C. Masters of Douglas
placed in nomination, the Hon.
Binger Hermann, A. C. Woodcock
of Eugene, law partner of Mr.
Harris moved that the secretary
be instructed to cast the vote of
the convention for Mr. Hermann.
In seconding Mr. Woodcock's mo
tion, E. Hofer said that last year
when Marion county went into the
convention with a candidate it's
delegates bowed to the wishes of
Lane county and took Mr. Her
mann; now Lane was asked by
Marion to take him again. ,
Mr. Harris assured the conven
tion Lane couity will stand by its
For delegates to tin republican
national convention, Dr. J. M.
Keene of Medford and J. V. Camp
bell of Oregon City were chosen.
Walter Tooze of Woodbarn was
made chairman of the congressional
committee for the ensuing two
Geo. C. Brownell acted as chair
man of the convention. Some of
Harris' friends feel that he should
have made a fight against Brownell
for the chairmanship, but it was
the judgment of bis managers that
he should not show his hand in op
posing the Hermann organization.
u hile waiting for the credentials
committee's report. Ex-Governors
Geer and Lord and B. L. Eddy ad
dressed the convention.
There was some criticism of
Chairman Brownell's manner ot
conducting the proceedings "accord
ing to program" and Cliff McArthur
of Rickreall aroused applause by
moving that the nominations and
committee reports be made "ac
cordingto program." E. Hofer
asked permission to offer a motion
if in "accordance with. the
Leisure Hour Club.
nlaved in thn 0-tinn nf . .rwi;. IJ- V ', J- Harrington, constable
date for county judge, but onlv two ola and Spring alley J. K
ballots were necessary to decide. Bhepara, j. p.; t. u. uarheld, con-
J. R. Shpnard nrtmin.f-J T W StaDle.
Hodson of Spriug Valley. Mr.
Athbaugh named Hardy Holman
of Dallas. John Smith of Bridge
port, presented the name of Ed.
Uoad of Dallas, and U. S. Grant
placed Geo. W. McBee, of Dallas,
in nomination. The first ballot
Independence, Monmouth, Suver,
and Buena Nista No candidate
named for justice of the peace; J.II.
Dallas and Rickreall II. Hol
man, j. p.; Muscott, constable.
Perrydale and McCoy H. G.
(CONTINUED OX FAQB 5 )
The Leisure Hour Reading Club
was pleasantly entertained at the
home of Mrs. O. D. Butler Fridav
afternoon, April 8th. The house
was prettily decorated with a pro
fusion of narcissus, and the ladies
were entertained with progressive
top spinning which produced
abundant merriment. Mrs. R. H.
Knox proved herself to be the most
skillful spinner and received a
prize, while Mrs. D. B. Taylor was
awarded the booby prize. Dainty
refreshments were served. Mrs.
Butler was assisted in entertaining
by Mrs. A. Nelson and Mrs. I. W.
Dickinson. The reading club con
sists of twenty-six members, each
of whom contrib utes a book which
is passed in routine every two
weeks, The clab is entering upon
its third year. A committee has
been appointed to procure new
books for the year's reading.