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OF POLK DEMOCRACY
A Full County Ticket and Delegate to the
State Convention Named at the Court
House in Dallas Saturday.
Oscar Hayter to Head the Ticket.
a Third Term. Governor's Administration Endorsed.
Craven the nomination carried by
There wan a contest for county
clerk. Thomas Jirunlc nominated
E. V, Dalton, prenent county trees-1
urer. Dee Simpson presented the
name of Asa Thompson of Inde
pendence. In the presentation of
Thompson'! name Mr. Himpion
made the speech of the convention
and though it waa the only place
on the ticket aektd for by the lit
dependence delegates, they were
turned down on tho first ballot by
a vote of 85 to 23 in favor of
J. B. Stump Wat Raiae English.
Walnuts on Large Scale This
Year and Double Acreage
Dr. Parruh Experimenting With.
Chinese Ginseng. Concert To
morrow Night. Base Ball
If you want the bent you
will examine our line. Our
cunt Towel compares fa
vorably with tho ordinary
buys the Best Quality
That when it comes to
Waittns we can Hive
yn money. New linos
jiint in fiuiii tho cast.
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Dallas, Asril 10. The Polk
county democratic convention was
held in the circuit court room here
The county ticket follows:
FRANK W. FOCHT.
J. D. SMITH.
E. V. DALTON.
P. E. MYER.
Superintendent of Schools,
J. W. BUTLER.
A. B. JAMISON.
Dh. W. E. CARY.
Delegates to the slate convention
P. M. Kirkland, Geo. Myer. W.
J. White. I. N. Simpson, N. F.
G regft, Seth Riggs, D. W. Sears.
V. 1), Henry, J. E. Sibley, Sam-
uul McEloiurry and Isaac Wheal-
don were voted on but did not re-ct-ive
the number of votes necessary
G. W. Myer was chosen cbairmam
and E. B. Jamison secretary of the.
The nearest approach to a clash
was when 11. L. Fenton announced
lie held tha proxies of two of the
four delegates from Falls City. N.
F. Gregg and D. W. Sears thought
the proxies should be voted by
other delegates from Falls City
rather thau by Mr. Fenton of Dal
las. After Mr. teuton explained
that none of the Falls City delega
tion was present and that there
was nothing deeper in his motives!
than to carry out the request of his
absent friends, he was allowed to
it in the convention and vote the
Kalis City proxies.
The order of businena provided
for the nomination of state senator
first, and when nominations were
called for, J. G. Van Orsdell arose
uiid presented the name of Oscar
Hayter of Dullus. 'J. 11. Whealdou
called upon the powers to put
words in his mouth to- second the
nomination and gave the conven
tion to understand he was for Hay
ter. D. W. Sears announced that
Mr. Hayter had been chosen by the
people and he had heard it. "He was
not uy candidate" declared Mr.
riciirs but he had heard what the
people had done and it was good
news to him. upon motion 01
fctoth Kings, the rules were suspend
ed and the candidate nominated by
acclamation. In response to calls
the nominee declared he had not
sought the nomination and thanked
the convention for the very high
compliment. Mr. Hayter acKnowi-
lged he would consider recreant
F. E. Myer Named for vlUn'
The name of John T. Ford, the
present incumbent was placed be
fore the convention for sheriff, by - .,
n uui,j w muH Buu uurruwmg lue i?,. r. urege. i tie nomination was
copy-righted words of J. J. Hill, ex. seconded by J. W. Kirkland and
NOTICE. The uonrr and rrnartlai work
or the Wkmt Hiua KmcKPRiita tut Mon
mouth la lo the liod of Krank 1,uhm, wild
urufurwr in in pouin buiiaior cor
ner or IDdeprodrore and fCmllrMul tret.
Nnwa lU'ina, aubu-rlpllona, or other bualoeaa
orooinpwiDU win ua reoelvea of Mr. Luc
J. B. Stump is putting out s 50-
acre orchard cf English walnuts.
He expects to double the next year
and is very enthusiastic over the
prospect! of this new enterprise.
J. H. Gill, formerly a student of
claimed, "I am a democrat." Not the two delegates of Falls City
only did Mr. Hayter impress on speaking through Mr.Fenton moved
the convention the fact that he is a I fur acclamation and it carried.
democrat, but that he is a rock- assessor.
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ribbed democrat of the bimon pure Judge Sibley nominated, and
order for be said: "By heredity and Commissioner 8eth Riggs seconded Normal, but now in the warehouse
environment my principles are the nomination of F. E. Myer for business at Washtacna. Wash
democratic" assessor. D. W. fva.r did not want epent several davs among friends
kki'bebkjitative. W esUblish a third term precedent Pe Iwt week.
Vnr rAnmaAnl a f i va V IT CI t arm I k..a L. i 1 I
plawd in nomination Frank Focht la man might be kept four years .u j ,. .1
fEoia precinct. D. W. Sears also longer. "If there are objections Tl-8 A 'u
gave Mr. Fcht a certificate of char- said Mr. Sears, "this is the time lo LTn! TT W
aeter. aavirur hm Irnn.n th .1, 1 -u.i . r"" u"
. V.i .u .V . 3 ' of "doing something" and are prac-
candldata ainca inruha.iliin that ha n nK;. T ,.,tJ i:u. . u 6
j VUJVXi, A. DWUIU illQ bUQ
had no blemishes and with apolo- cofor of his hair." No one caring
gtes to slate breakers moved Focht's to subject the color of the hirsute
nomination be made unanimous adornment of his cranium to Mr,
and the motion carried. Sears' insDection. th nomination The band reports a small attend.
of Mr. Myers was made unanimous, "ice at their dance given in the
ticing faithfully in anticipation of
a series of games with the Portland
Judge Sibley nominated D.J.Smith
of Last Dallas for countv judge, ac- J. v. Butler of Douglas was ous counter attractions is given as
cording to program. The Judge placed before the convention for the cause.
nad a speech prepared lor the con-1 county school uuperintendent by
vention and the nomination of a W. R. Birks. The nomination was
candidate as his successor was to seconded by J. G. Van Orsdel and
furnish the occasion for its dehv- Frank Focht, and Mr. Butler was
ery. ilia remarks were confined nominated without opposition.
principally to givin? an account off treasurer.
nis stewardship the past four years For treasurer, Thomas Bruuk
and paying his respects to R. II. named W. B. Daggett of Eula and
Knox of Independence, who, the J. G. Staats, I. H. Whealdon and
Judge accused of being the author D. W. Sears epoke for A. 13. Jami-
ol tlie resolutions adopted by the BOn. The ballot resulted. Jamison
84; Daggett 26.
republican county convention,' de
nouncing the county court for ex
travagance. The substance of that
part of the nominating speech de
voted to a defense of the court is
contained in the resolutions adopt
ed by the convention. The Judge's
reference to R. 11. Knox disclosed
the fact that he hasn't the highest
regard for Mr. Knox's stateman
superintendent of schools. Auditorium Friday night. Namer
A students' dance was given here
Saturday night and an enjoyable
evening was spent
The lumber is on the ground and
workman are preparing the foun
dation for Dr. Nehrbas' residence.
The building will be modern in all
J. II. Moran is suffering from a
severe attack of grip.
Miss Maud Hawley returned Fri
day from a visit with her sister
Luther Grounds, the Dresent sur-
yeyor, was renominated without ' - "iU1"-ir AU1
opposition. His name was placed
The ronnnrt In hn trivon in t.Via
convention by Joseph Vormal chapel Fridajt April 22
promises to be the musical event of
coroner. . the year. Mrs. Dierke has a repu-
Dr. W. S. Carey. . who it is tation second to ver four a.
ship and don't like Knox much c!a,im8f vote in tbe republican pianist, and lovers of good music
anyway. The Judge insinuated f """. c enouia not ian to avail themselves
that Mr. Knox sells peanuts in In- llon Ior ner by Judge bibley. 0f thiaHopportunity to hear such a
dependence; doubted his being P- W. Sears endorsed the nomina- talente'd artist
na.npai;i1 .n.l aa D ,limu-r tion with the undemanding he
1 I a 1 . m a .1
.n.nor,o .nian.ii tk . u . would support ii i l'lu mmer it tne
oratorical flight added: "If the
souls of a thousand such states
men should be boiled down to a
compound cathartic, it would not
physic a June bug."
The Judge offered no apology for
the appointment of a road-master
and maintained he can show
that the court's road-master
has been worth more than he cost
V hen the Judge rested from hie
speech J. G. VanOrsdel beat D.
W. Sears, to his leet and seconned
the nomination of Mr. Smith. Mr.
Sears following could see no reason
why there should be further talk.
He had not thought of Mr. Smith
until the matter came up today.
As to the court, he thought it need
ed commendation rather than con
demnation. Upon motion of I. D.
Whealdon, Mr. Smith was nomi
nated by acclamation.
Quick work was made of nam
ing a candidate fer county commis
sioner. J. XV. Kirkland nominated
Huston Mulkey of Monmouth pre
cinct and upon motion of Joseph
latter should be a candidate.
Carey was made the nominee.
Ira. F. M, Butler of Monmouth,
aced 93, was present, and the
courtesy of the convention was ex-
Dr. Parri6h has started a new in
dustry in the cultivation of Chinese
Ginseng. His beds are in fine con
dition and the plants are thriving.
It this plant can be successfully
grown here, and the Dr. firmly be-
tended to the venerable democrat neves it can, it will add another to
by inviting him to epeak. The the any valuable resources of the
convention declined to entertain country- 1 he value of the root is
esolutions sent up by "Uncle" so great that a yery small acreage
Ben Hayden, another democratic ng enormous returns.
war horse, aged in the service, who . niMBflnl jfln;nr ntrt aa
- ay- wuw uMtauaaiK Ltai w HBO
was unable to attend.
Named by the Democrats.
Supreme Judge Thomas O'Day,
Congressman, first district Robt
M Veatcb, Lane.
Dairy and Food Commissioner
R M Douglas.
Joint Representative from Polk
and Lincoln A B Clark.
Third Judicial District for Cir
cuit Judges R P Boise and XVm
District Attorney J J Whitney.
Geo XV Myers, of Polk county,
was named on the central committee.
given at the home of J. B. Butler
last week. Several couples from
Independence were present and
joined with those from this place
in spending a delightful erening.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Grots left
this week lor Goldendale, Wash.,
where they will make their home
with their daughter Mrs. Rolandus
Shelby. The best wishes of their
many friends go with this estima
ble old couple to their new home.
Frank Lucas returned Friday
from Portland where he attended
the republican state convention as
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