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West Side Enterprise
INl)Kl'ENI)KNi;K, I'OIK COUNTY, OKICCJON, MAY.2(i, 1901.
POLK COUNTY BANK.
MONMOUTH. - J OREGON
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THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK
ajv.i?iTiVL stock:, $50,000.00.
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The Terry boat is now in opertion,
day or night, roads good ond driv
ing fine. Take the short cuts to
points in Marion County.
n. D. ' Pcjtlioftn, Proprietor
EYES ON POLK
The Importance of Coming:
Election set out in Letter
From State Chairman
Baker to Hart
Senator .Mitchell !-HlrcM IClec-
tlitu of V. H. lMitfliary to
Nlatn Hcnato 0110
week Mo idtty
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
.1- 1 UaduJ'" Fo' "I"
Fine Cigars, Tobaccos, Candies
Pin. In ruLn VifWtV Irottl Cafe
tt)bftr no ndliit Mrluum.
Soda FounUtn for it bo dy.
You rt lwV welcome.
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
c ctr FFT INDEPENDENCE, OREGON
LIVERY, FEElD AND BOARDING STABLE
I. W. DICKINSON, Prop.
(ioo,lKifor Commercial Men if1
;l(l a5.nii..iHlatln-. I lor well f I. no
i-inH HorwjH boarded by day.wek month'
Telephone Ah, ".W
THE MONMOUTH LAUNDRY
.. . wi 1 j rT" MAN Proorlrtor
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-A Home Industry Institution
GOOD WORK, PROMPT DELIVERY
, OUR WATCHWORDS
WorK Called for Tud.X Dellv.r.d S.turd
Josse & Bice,
Fine Parlors in connection.' Day or night
calls promptly attended to.
Day phone 273 . Night 393
Main St, Independence, Ore
W. L. BICE, Bmtalwr and Funeral Director.
Uiuittnun Hurt of the Polk
county republican central com in li
tre in in receipt of a communica
tion from K C. Baker, chairman
uf the republican state central com
mittee, showing how earnestly the
Mate organization U interested in
tht) flection uf the republican ticket
in Pol It county. Chairman linker
says in liin h ttitr:
"Oregon will fire the find gun
thin prehiilt'iitinl year; arid iu or
ilrr that the report may be dintinctly
heard in nil ih flu ten of our Union
an t'ni,n' ttiitlurRoiiiiit uf l' resi
dent Hoohevclt and his pohuien, aa
fll t the principle of Ihu repub
lican party, an enunciated in the
pUtfuriu of our tUte conveiilioti,
may be unpreccdonudly nustained
by the Vult'rn uf thin mate, it u
earnti'tly dexired by tne Htate com-
ui it lee that ivery illort be made
to gt the vottir of your county to
Ihu poll on the fixth day of next
month. To quote the Uregoniaa:
Of coume, the electoral voUi pf
Oregon will go to Theodore Koo.
veil. How gr-at ihe popular major
Ii v in November mav be will not
particularly tngnify. It will be
great enough. I't'iner o,vw or
25.UU0 will not matter much. But
it, will uiattpr greatly what trie
iiminriiv mav to iu June. For
whatever the slate of Oregon may
.rivw inr the ntiubli"an rjartv in
June will be a majority for Theo
dora UooaeveJl; atiu ine uo 01 a
large majority, for its ellect upon
the couiury, wuj ue very great
uf Oregon who wish to pro'
mote his election can do so in no
other way o effectively as by mak
ing great majority in June for
the. candidates of the party that
,,!! rent. 111 nil 1110 in convention
a few daye later for the presidency
of the I nitea Males.
Auain. Ihe same paper says:
'The way to support Roosevelt
in an effectiva way, is vo voie m
June the ticket of the party which
stands lor him and for which he
stands. iMake the majority big in
Ju. Oiegon should tart it with
'Jll.tKX). Huch report wiU be heard
mid felt all over the United Slates.'
'Lei every republican support
tho ticket of his county, district
and etate. without exception And
it is my earnest wish, as chairman
of tho republican state committee,
tlmt pverv republican voter in Polk
county who favors the re-election of
" ... .1 Vit
Hon. J. II. Mitchell to the v. o.
senate, and for that matter every
ilemocrat in Polk county who ap
preciates Mr. Mitchell's services to
Lis state in the U. S. senate, vote
for Mr. U. S. Lougbary for state
senator. Moreover. Senator Mitchell
exprensly declares that he is earn
..kiIv in favor of the election of Mr,
Loughary. and also that of every
other republican nomine in roi
I believe the voters of your
county, through your own efforts
a, chairman of your county com
mittee, and by virtue of their fidel
5..n ih decrees oi their party,
will not let Judge Moore's plural
tr .nnreme iudae fall below
that of Judge- Bean's plurality of
i ? nnn odd. See that 1'olK county
does her share in giving Judge
nrA a. nlurality of at least ,imi.
What a message of encouragement
that report will be to our brethren
amibtful states, ana wna a mea-
-. nf discouragement to our
democratic brethren in these sUtesj
Iflcando anything to promote
the election of your county and
dixit ut ticket, let, me know,
ami 1 will Im glad In serve you.
Your obedient servant,
FilANK C. Bakkk
P. H. By th wiy, let it be
agreed that tLe mistake of six years
sko will not be repeated this com.
ing election. I refer to the election
of circuit judge in th Third Judi
cial diflrict. See to it that the at
tention. of the MHip!e is cilled to
TWO ii'ui.ineeH of our party
namely, George II. Burnett of Ma
rion and B. L. Eddy of Tillamook.
Immense Crowd attend .School
Picnic. I20O Children in
the Line of March.
The school picnic at Rickreall
brouuht together an immense
crowd Saturday. Of the ixly-five
schools in the count) over half
were present. It was an intmirinn
sight to wilucfcs 1200 school child
ren in line of march, each carrying
the American Hag and each school
accompanied by its teacher.
An entertaining program was
given in the forenoon, including an
address bv President V. C. Haw-
ley, of Willamette University, and
numbers by pupils of the Indepen
dence, Dallas, Falls City and Mon
In the afternoon ther was a
ball game and racing sports. In
U. S. Loughary, Candidate
for State Senator, Has Fine
Record at Home. .
f'ror. V. I KUrr Hlanda lllifli In
Hcliool Ciri len. and n-rveii
lte electltin hn Stiper-
i U. S. I.aughary, republifaii can
didate for utate senator, is the pres
ent county clerk of Polk county.
He is a native Polk county man,
and duiing his life-long career
qualities Mr. Starr pofes. He
has done, and is doing a great deal
for the schools of Polk county.
His entire attention is devoted to
the work, and through hi efforts
teachers and pupils are brought to
gether often in teachers' rnHings
and picnics as a means of stimulat
ing interest in school wore, ami
under hli administration the folic
county schools today rank ntii"ng
the best in the state. Having
served but one term, Mr. Starr
richly deserves another.
.1 V-'-V- . '
unr-m if i i"
0. S. LOl'OHAKV.
nothing is 19 be said against him
as a private citizen or as an official.
He was nominated by the last re
Vote for Two Circuit Judges.
Six veara ago there were two circuit judges to
elect in the third judicial district, and the Republican
nominees were George II. Burnett and II. H. Hewitt.
Many voters did not understand that they should vote
for two. In consequence of this mistake , Judge
Hewitt was defeated. Again this year there are two
judges to elect, and the Republican nominees are
George II. Burnett and B. L, Eddy. Vote for lto-rn !
COURT IIOUSK NEWS.
the ball game the Rickreall team
won over the Dallas team by a
score cl 8 to 2. The 220-yard run
was won by Ralph Porterfield,
with Carl Percivul second. The
100 yard dash was won by young
Shaw, of Polk station, Carl Perci
val second. ' Ralph Porterfield won
the 50 yard dash, Carl Perciyal
It was an ideal day for picnicing
and there was a large crowd pres
ent in uddition to the schools audi
everything went off smoothly, bar
ring the accident iu which the little
Kramer and Hodge girls and Miss
Burk were hurt.
Object of Election.
What is the subject at issue in
the June election iu Oregon? Pres
ident Roosevelt. The biggest ma-
ioritv Oreaon can give to there-
publican candidates is necessary to
show the country, tnrougn mis
first election of the year, what the
strength of the Beutiineut for Presi
dent Roosevelt is. There is now a
united Republican party in this
state, and no reason why any re.
nublican should not vote the ticket
of his party throughout. Orego-oian.
That base ball game between
Monmouth and Pacific University
on the Normal grounda Saturday,
will be well worth going to see.
Monmouth has not been defeated
this season, and she won't Satur
day, if she can help it.
Clvde Hill leaves tomorrow, for
Hood RiT" w the summer.
publican convention for 6tate sena
tor. Though not a bitter partisan,
Mr. Loughary has always been a
consistent republican. He is pains
taking and conscientious in what
ever he undertakes, and can be de
pended on to look after the inter
ests of Polk county in the upper
house of ihe next legislature. '
C. L. Starr, republican candidatf
for school superintendent, is the
p-esent incumbent, serving now
the Ln-tyear of his first term. State
1 t fvt
J' t J
: . 1 . -v. ti 5
C L. STARS.
Superintendent J. H. Ackerman
considers Mr. Starr one of the most
active and up-to-date county super
intendents in the state. One's
value as school superintendent lies
in bis organizing power and ability
to get work out of teacher. , These
In the matter of the estate of
Mary N. Poole deceased. sen.i-ai:
nual account filed and approved;
subject to final account
In the matter of the estate of C.
G. Fisher deceased, report 'of sale
of real property filed and --t for
hearing on or after June S, l'.K)4.
In the matter of thu estate of
Ole Sampson deceased; final ac
count filed and set for hearing Jane
18, 1904, at one o'clock p. 'in. Or
dered that residue of aid ertate
be distributed according to the
terms of last will and testament.
In the matter of the est.i'a of
John Ellis deceased; semi annual
account filed and approved, subject
to final account.
REAL ESTAK TBA.FtKS.
A F Toner to W C Brown q c d
Its in Dallas $000.
May II Whitney and hus to D M
Donaugh land in t9sr8w $1500.
DP Patterson and wf to A F
Raether Its in Indepependence
John H Plum and u f to H C and
J B Plum t6sr3w ITot O.
G W Gardner et al to Aiielbert
Martin land in Falls City K'0
C II Pfaffle et al to William
Ilogan land in tTsrw $12C0.
John P Wood and wf to Ella M
McLaughlin land in t9sr4w$l.
A M McLaughlin and wf to .Ella
M McLaughlin land in t9sr5w $1.
T P Soules and wf to F B Mc
Laughlin Its in Independence $1.
M D Ellis to J G VanOrsdel land
in tTsrovr topether with electric
light plant $8500.
J G VanOrsdel & wf to M D El
lis Its in Dallas also land in t'JsrSw
F J Coad et al to Gooch & Hein
land in Dallas $1000.
Mrs, U. L.' Fraser , and Mrs. L.
Rice are viking in North Yam
hill. li. G. Leedy was again elected
Master of the Oregon State Grange
at the meeting in. Corvallis this
The city street sprinkler is going
its regular rounds, adding fresh
ness to the town the.-e warm days.
K. Simon, living south of Mon
mouth, was taken to the Salem
hospital Sunday to be operated up
on for appendicitis. Word was re
ceived later that the patient's con
dition was favorable. .
Capt. Skinner's boat, the "Inde
pendence," has again been put in
the river and is making trips to
Salem. The boat is not yet in
6ret class running condition, but
the Capt. expects to make regular
trips within a few days. ,
June 7th has been authorized as
a sale date for Louisiana Purchase
Exposition tickets,1 in addition to
sale dates previously announced
for June. Concession has t been
made to accomodate Oregon people
and will enable them to be at the
Exposition on Oregon Day, June