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POLK COUNTY BANK.
MONMOUTH, - - . . OREGON
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Paid Capital, 900.000
piitKcTomJ. U. llawley, V, L Campbell. I. M. Himpion,
fr, John H. Flump, J. A. Withrow, K. H Powell.
Trammel General Hanking and Kchmgn litininmn.
ayailaMe throughout lh United Hute ami Canada.
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THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK
CAPITAL BTOOIC, S50.000.00.
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STATE NORMAL SCHOOL
CLOSES YEAR'S WORK.
Thirty-one Graduates for Summer, and
Twenty for the Spring Term is the
Record for the Past Year.
v-ommcnccmcnt Exercises Uvcr and Faculty Elected for
Ensuing Year. But Two Changes Made.
j bitt, aecompaniioe were the artia'
I he Auditorium was crowded
again and all the participant were
in fine form. The music was of a
high order, and held the clone at
tention of the audience from firat
to luat. Tl-e suecea of thia lirt
concert will make the vomoienct-
meni concert a feature of future
closing weeks. If the rcaulu are
j always an acceptable aa tlioae of
tbU one they will its amply
Wednesday wa olimax day.
j Everybody was mere and every
llillw 1 n l....... - 1 MM
The Effect of Dry Weather as
Viewed By Practical
The Output Dependant Largely
Upon the Weather, But Will
Not Equal Average.
The twenty. aewntd annual com
mend iiient exercises of the Oregon
State Normal Hch'tol were con
eluded at Monmouth thin week.
Thu school thia time turned out
concert by t
in the grove,
lanterns and electric light. The
grove wan full of hatmv i..nl l,
.1 ; ..I..... ! i!.s . ! . " i
grauuaiea, in uu.mion muaic was delighful, and the ocea-
1(1 lllfl elan fit 1wi.nl v ituit iri-ud 11. ! ;,. : :!. .i
' " oun illpiJirillK Kij mill IK) OlIA
The effect of continued dry
weather on the hop cop la becom
ing a autoun 'jntiiiii with those
ii.lerested id tiiul product. Grow-
apjiy mood. I be era are watching the progress of
class made a magnificent apja-ar (lie crop very closely and in most
A nnral hanklnir an.l efiiaii lnHlnea traiiwirtwl. Imiiii mn.ln. Itllli
4iMmiiUJ. toiiniim'iai cnxiiu giautm!, lUi rwl on current account
(olijret o rliwa.
DAVIDSON & ' HEDGES
1 Utdsuiitn For !
Fine Cigars, Tobaccos, Candies
Pip In tadUm virirty Iran cub
to fcf wr rwa and (luni Mrxhum.
Sod Fountain lor lh bot iy.
You art alwtyt welcome.
DAVIDSON or HEDGES
C STREET INDEPENDENCE, OREGON
LIVERY, FEED AND BOARDING STABLE
I. W. DICKINSON, Prop.
Got?! Riga for Commercial Men a tx-eialty.
Good accommodations. Horvs well fed. Fine
Horses boarded by day, week or jnoiith.
I FleetwoKl, Avla
I Cowan, Naomi
lloiliigtiu, L. It,
Ji-nwii, Ktlua K.
Telephonr A. 'J!K'l
Jinlrpriulrnce, O reton
THE MONMOUTH LAUNDRY
l-L D. WHITMAN, Proprktor
4?A Home Industry Institutions
COOD WORK, PROMPT DELIVERY
WorK Called for Tuesday Delivered Saturday
Josse & Bice,
Fine Parlors in connection. Day or night
calls promptly attended to.
Day phono 273 Night 80S
Main St, Independence, Ore
W. U JUCH, ICiiibnlmt r mid Funeral Director.
aU'd at the February term.
Thoao receiving diplomaa this
liidgiHxl, J. K. Holt, Smith
llniKley, Fltmbel Hull. Llllle
Itonthby, LI l a Kaylor, I.inale
Cooper, Huth Luk, Iuei
Cowau, Katbarlue klattliewa, Mary
Gix, Maud McCoy, liuua
Ivn, Jennie Miller, (J race
IVuyrr. lna ( linen, Ola
ICdwartla, Minnie 1'ltuey, Klale
Kutlieffur.l. W, Jt,
AVI I la, Maud
llaou, Jentle M,
February claaa all of whom are
tIUlMKU, C. J).,
I'llKI.lMI.NAlty tX KHl IBK3,
The commencement exercises
proper began with the baccalaureate
sermon Sunday, ims was pre
ceded however by an interesting
baseball game between the Normal
team and Salem on Saturday after-'
noon and tne production 01 tne
melodrama"E8nierelda'' in the col
lege chapel Saturday night. The
Normal boys won easily in the
ball game by a score of 20-4. "Ea-
nierclda" drew a crowded houae
and tlm tudfnta did thoir Dart
U...II Vr mliiu arum DL'flP olvm In !
the chapel with greater success.
DACCA LACK KATE HKK.MON.
Tbe baccalaureate sermon was
delivered on Sunday morning by
Itev. Henry L. Bates of Forest
Grove. It was a scholarly eilort
and well received. Tbe large
Auditorium was filled with hearerB
on the occasion.
MONDAY o PUOCKAM
Monday afternoon was given up
to outdoor sports. The games
nlaved were tennis and baseball.
The tennis game was a contest be
I tween Profs. Forbes and Mahoney
ioru tan a promenade . .1 , , , v 1 , J . ,
ik v, i. . t, , I "C,J a the members entered chap- Inatances, cultivating their yards
1 v Z .V r?-, Hllel fln,i -W to cr-fuilj.
ii 1 Cb'"?6!' tne The VK8r Siok Kstt-hvuhk
On Wednesday forenoon diplo- sought interview with thone in
mas were presented to the gradu- town today, and their statements,
ales by fiesident Iiessler after an herewith appended may be taken
interesting program a part of as rtllectins a pretty accurate ton-
which was the delivery of the yale- dition of th crop.
dittory by W. II. Rutherford and J. L. Uanna. has been riding over
address to the class by Senator the country and observing the con-
Win. Kuykennall. The salutatory ditions of the crop closely.
was delivered by Miss Ruth Coop- Say g J. L. Ilanna: I won't hare
er.orations by Misses GertrudeVer- over half a crop. Tbe valley will
nun, Constance Whealdon and Olga average from twe-tbirds to three
Dotman. fourthi of a crop. D B. Taylor's
I be alumni meeting and ban- yard looks better than I've ever
quet and Wednesday evening seen it but that's tbe only yard
both of which were well attended that looks as well as last year. The
ended tbe events of commence- Moulson yard makes aa poor ehow-
ment week. President John Mc- '"g- Mark Barch's is not so good
Cue of Astoria presided at the " last year.
uircuug M ni8 usual c;race. John . - ritcnard ine ouuook is
willing to leave until a very late
hour. Itia a long time since the
weather and all conditions were
favorable to a pormenade in the
Tuesday was clan day. The
thirly on members of tho class
were on the t-taB- at 3 o'clock in
the afternoon, the girl members all
beautifully gowned, and thn pro
gram was given without anything
whatever to mar the effect. The
address of welcome was delivered
by Miss Maud Cox. "Class Ilis-
GOVERNOR GEO. E. CHAMBERLAIN ,
Who will address the Grangers and Hop Men at the bi
picnic tomorrow, -Friday.
A Vein-ruble, Jnnlener
Monmouth lino the most flgd
'lenor in Qrpgon. His name is
Ira f. M. Butler, a well known
"rg" pioneer. Mr. Butler is in
93rd year and in cultivating
Wt h quarter of an acre of gar
den this year and there is not a
d to be Been n it. "Uncle Ira'
D9 a stool while at work and set
lln8 on this, makes his licks
C0Unt with a hoe. His garden is
looking wen, and whether rain
comes or not he will r'alae enouch
w p his
table supplied with
t0r: Woods Hutchinson, the state
"Ith oflicer, will be present at the
f cnic anl conyention. In a letter
to tho committee the doctor says: 0f the Normal and two players from
"If nothing prevents I shall take i)ana8. It was a spirited game,
pleasure in attending, and if I can being a tie up to the last three
do anything to fill out tne program, WUich were won by the proiessors,
uill be clad to L'ive you any assis- carrying the victory for the school.
tance in my power." Dr. Woods ine baseball game was between
Hutchinson is tbe kind that speaks tb8 regular Normal team and a
right out in meeting and it may be picked nine from the alumni. This
assumed lie will have something to ais0 resulted in a victory lor the
say worth hearing. regular Normal team by a score of
7-0. It was a gritty contest.
'Oresrona" Completed. Monday night was society eyen-
The 0. C. T. Co. has taken one of ing and was devoted to society
its boats off the upper river on ac- worK, wmcn was greauy snjoyeu
. 1. .1 i .i.m nf water and hv a larce audience. The sineing
count 01 uio u" v6-- - - - , - -
this point now has boat service uy ine laaies quanet was parucu
only oa alternate days. Captain inriy R00d, The society work in
Hrttham's new boat, the "Oregona, 8chooi ;g a feature that is held
has been completed however, and 11
liiirh retrard. and Its influence IS
.1 n in t. I r- --
e proveo v ...... a;,fnt. Aftflr th literarv
l . 1 Tl Vr ROOI1. I Vvi V v . .vvu v. - .
pecieu on "tl -
tory" was handled by Miss Grace
Miller, "Class Prophcy" by Mis3
Buna McCoy and "Class Will" by
Miss Edith Harrison. An oration
on "Japanese Civilization" was de
livered by Smith Holt. Instru
mental music was furnished by
Prof. Lucas' orchestra and a
soprano solo was rendered by Miss
Floribel Bingley and a tenor solo
by Prof. E. D. Ressler. The "Fr
sentation of Gilt" was delivered by
Miss Katherine Cowan. The gift
was a bust of Shakepeare. After
the indoor exercises a marble' slab
with the inscription "June Class
1904" was imbedded in the body of
a large maple tree on the campus.
A part of the ceremony was the
weaying of a' floral chain, which
was neatly done by the girl gradu
ates in dreamy gowns.
CONCERT INNOVATION. '
The novel feature of commence
ment week was the concert Tues
day evening. Miss Dorotha Nash,
pianiste, Mr. Irving M. Glen, bari
toue, and Mrs, May Bowden-Bab-
W. Kern of Wallowa county was
elected president for the ensuing
The Board of Regents held their
annual meeting at the college Tues
day. All of the present faculty
wuii ine exception ot two who re
signed were re-elected. Prof.
F orbes. in charge of physical train
ing resigned to go east and Miss
JSash. drawing and music, to take a
position at bt. Helen's HalL
i ne lacuuy lor tne ensuing year
will be: Jfi. U. Kessler A. M., Presi-
dent, principles of education; II B
Buckham A. B., psychology, hist
ory of education; Miss Sarah Tut
hill. English literature, elocution:
A. b. Campbell A. B., history,
mathematics; Mrs. Ellen M. Pen
nell, rhetoric, grammar; L. A. Rob
inson. A. M., physics, mathemat
ics; W. II. Mahoney A. B., chem
istry, biology; Mrs. May Babbitt,
drawing, music; J. B. V. Butler A.
B. . secretary and librarian.
The members of the board pres
ent at Tuesday's meeting were.
Governor Geo. E. Chamberlain,
Judge Benjamin Schofield, A. Nolt
ner, W. Lee Fenton, Dr. J. F. Cal
breath. Judge C. E. Wolverton, S.
B. Eakin, J. B. V. Butler.
poor. I he output as it appears
now will be 80,000 to 85,000 bales.
The hops are going back with et-
ery dry windy day. Rains of
course would help some but would
not in my opinion, bring the total
output up to what it wn last year.
II. D. Cooper Theie will be
two-thirdsto tbiee-fourtbs of a
crop, the vines are not arming
out. Hops plarted last year won't
yield mucb. It is too early to
speak as to quality.
J. G. Groves The prospect is
looking somewhat serious. Vines
are growing slender where thev
should be coarse. Arms and later
als will both be short without rain
soon. jNew yards are actually dry-
ing up rather than growing. Tbe
best prospects I know of are across
the river from Indenendence. A -good
rain rould of course work
wonders, for hops 'respond yery
readily to moisture. As I wrote to
H. J. Ottenheimer, we who have
estimated at 100,000 bales for the
state will have to lower our esti
mate. Cultivation and breaking
clods should be kept up and if
rain comes even in two weeks, the
effect will be surprising.
M. W. Krebs, of Krebs Bros. -Our
yard In Marion county will
yield about the same as last year.
The talk about 110,000 bales for
the state is all bosh. The increase
in acreage will just about bring
the output up to what it was last
year. A good soaking rain would
cause the vines to arm and increase
the crop of the state some . 10.COO '
W. W. Percival In many yards
vines have run up to the strings
without putting out arms. The
increase in acreage will about brine
the output up to the crop . of last
year. The grain crop is shorter
than the hops. ,Grain is shorter
than I've ever seen it at this season
of the year.
J. R. Cooper The new crop will
make up tor the general shortage.
ucro wm do a yield of about
85,000 bales this year. We would
have hops whether it rains or not
but rain of course would help.
u. v. Kider Its been a lone-
time since the crop looked so poor.
Oregon will have little more than
half a crop. It will not be a two