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INDEPENDENCE, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, JULY 14, 1904.
People You Know
J. II. Hawley, 1'. L. Camphell,
President. '! ' Vice President.
Ika C. Powell, Caehior.
Paid CUI. 8O,000
Directors J. II. Hawley, P. L. Campbell, I. M. Slmpaon, J. B. V.
Butler, John B. Stump, J. A. Withrow, F. 8. Powell. ,
Transacts General Banking and Exchange business.
yailable throughout the United Slates and Canada.
THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK
OAFJTAL BTOOK, $50,000.00.
H HIRSUBERG, President. ABR AM NELSON, Vice Presldon
DIRECTORS. H. Hirschberg, D. W. Mars, H
r A. Nelson.
F, Smith, J. P. Itlodei
A general banking and exchange business transacted. Loans made. Bills
.discounted. Commercial credit granted. ' Deposits rvoelfed on current account
abject to check.
Formerly Citizens of These
Parts, Now in Different Parts
of the Wide Wide World.'
None in the Penitentiary and
all Engaged in Professional
and Industrial Life.
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
Hedqurttr For s-
Fine Cigars, Tobaccos, Candies
Independence has been the home
of a large number of well known
people now scattered throughout
the land particularly on the Pacific
coast. A reunion of former Inde
pendence if called now, while
the city is already crowded for
living accommodations, would ne
cessitate resort to tents.
J II Townsend P II D is pastorfl
of the Presbyterian church &i
Roseburg and at present is making
a,visit to his mother.in Ireland. .
Rev. VV S Smith is a Sunday
School Missionary in Southern
Oregon, with his home in Oakland.
1 Miss Josie Dcaton in editing the
Pool at lone, Moro county.
CA McLaughlin, Ralph Richards,
Wm Mackey and Oliver Smith are
digging gold in Alaska.
Harry and Clarence Wagoner
are engaged in the manufacture of
candy in Portland.
Dave Collins is traveling for
leading cereal company of Seattle,
J A Venesa nu ns and operates
extensive lumber mills at Winlock
W II Wheeler is in
A J Goodman is of the fiim of
Goodman, Thompson fc Co., Pen
Tethrow is at Spokane,
Miss Louise Hopper is
phone girl at Salem.
Dr. A B Gillis is practicing niedi
cine in Salem.
Rosendorf resides in Cor-
Sol Stump and sons when
heard from were in Alaska.
Williams resides in
PlpM In tadUm variety from cob.
to britt-root and finest Mtmchium.
Soda Fountain (or th hot day.
You arc always welcome.
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
Prof. P A Hayes ia principal of
the public schools in Albany
V E Yates is
practicing law at
0 A Thornton is a
LIVERY, FEED AND BOARDING STABLE
" v 1 1 W. DICKINSON, Prop.
. ;.'U.Good Rigs for Commercial a Specialty.
Good accommodations. Horses well fed. Fine
vrigs.' Horses boarded by day, week or month.
Wright Smith deals in dry goods
I at Waitsburg, Wash.
Ed Hirechberg ia in Salem.
George Henkle is in the
goods business at Corvallis.
Sam DeCamp and W A
are in the Soldiers Home' at ' Rose-
Pr W 0 Brown is practicing
medicine at Burns, Harney county
Brown and Bailey, formerly
known here, are running the
Brownsville Times at Brownsville.
J B Moran is manager of the
Standard Biecuit Company in
John Hale, formerly of the firm
of Graves fc Hale is 'employed in a
grocery store at Baker City.
C E Pentland who was once
editor of the West Side is now
managing editor of the Hum Dolt
Times at Crescent City, California.
Miss Sophia Wolfe is teaching
elocution in Kansas City.
Ed Somerville is a stockman of
Frank Burch iB county auditor
at Pomeroy Wash.
W. T. Hoffman a. well known
villi man . here is - managing . thn
Pilot Knob Gold Mining Company
Telepltone iTo. 393
Oregon State Normal School
F Demming and brother B Dam
ming are in Lane county farming.
J G Stoll, formerly a baker and
restauranteur here is now cooking
for the New Grimes hotel at Seaside
Charles and George O'Brien live
Prof. A Sanders is principal
the high school ot Roseburg.
W P Connaway formerly cashier
of the First National Bank here is
now cashier of the Vancouver Na
tional Bank, Wash.
Ed Masterson cashier of the First
Natianal Bank here is book, keeper
for the Astoria Savings Bank.
Fred Chambers is in the hard
ware and furnishing business at
John Alexander is deputy clerk
of Anaconda county, Wash.
Charles Collins is running a
drug store of his own in Seattle.
Judge M L Pipos who taught bis
first term of school and edited bis
first paper here, is senior partner
of one of the leading law firms of
Mr. Trent, Formerly of Ten
nessee Appointed Court
Court Gives Attention to Consider
ation of Bills, and Views Roads
Rev. S A George
is in Tacoma,
John T. Ford ia serving his
second term as sheriff at Dallas.
E. V. Dal ton, the last
treasurer resides in Dallas.
IJ "wVu t wU .
This school begins Its 23rd year Septem
ber 20. 1904. terms in eacb school vear
a Hording equal opportunities for begin
ning a course in 8epteniber, November,
February and April. Tbe best training
for teaoliers is the normal course with Its
assurance of good positions at good
waae. Write for new catalogue con
taining lull ' information concerning
courses of study, training in actual
teaching in town and country schools
and full details about the, advanced
course of study with the additional ad
vantages attached. Address '
Xarrofarv 1. B. V. Butler, or
Pretident E. D. Rissler,
in Salem. Frank is conducting
hotel in Albany. ? .
Clagget is a resident of
Roswell Shelly is
at Hood River. '
On Short notice
Plows and all Kinds of
Ground lUDilc Von Olait
Independence and lilonmoutl)
WATER and LIGHT CO.
W W Allingham, principal of
the public school here two years
ago, is ealeBman for a candy house
Mis? Cora bnell is starring as
leadingjladyjwith the Palmer Stock
Miss Ann Mann is teaching in
Frank Buckley is in a hardware
store at Snohonish, Wash.
George Stapleton is a prominent
attorney of Portland. ,
M 0 Potter is engaged in the
glove manufacturing business in
Miss Essie Robinson is a ste
nographer in Portland.
Mrs. Ella Irvine and daughter
Goldie, are living in Portland.
George Steele is traveling Bales-
man for a threshing firm.
Warren Cressy is engaged in
mercantile business in South Bend,
Harry Smith is engaged in the
hardware business in Vale, Malheur
F. A. Douty, who still has inter
es ts here, makes his t headquarters
Mel Baldwin is agent for the 0.
C. T. Co., at Salem.
Billy" Patterson lives in Yak
J, L. Stockton is conducting
mercantile business in Salem.
Oliver Locke is in the dry goods
business at Salem.
Al Herren is living in Salem.
Dr. 0. P. Lowe has a large prac
tice in Arlington, Or.
P. Murphy is engaged in his old
occupation as shoe maker in Grass
Valley, Eastern Oregon.
L. W. Robertson is
a citizen of
Rev. E Mergatroid has lived at
New Vernon, N J since leaving In
dependence a number of years- ago.
HOUSE BURNS. -
1 he house occupied by tlie
ily of Clarence Clodfelter, one
block south of Motor street caught
fire on the roof Saturday morning
shortly after ten o'clock. The fire
company promptly responded to
the alarm and succeeded in saving
almost the entire contents
of the house. The roof was
burned through but did not
fall ia. The outside walls were
damaged very little, but the smoke
and water proved disastrous to the
inside furnishings. The house was
owned by J. A. Vaness of Winlock,
Wash., and waB fully insured.
Will Kirkland ia at Condon,
Miss Grace - Damon ia central
telephone girl at Salsm.
J. M. Meeker, a well known hop
grower is residing at ruyallup,
Homer Hawley is in the grocery
business at pendleton.
Robt. Wileox is in Pendleton
dealing in agricultural implements.
J. A, Wheeler predecessor of the
present postmaster is at Long
law in Portland.
Hon. I L Patterson is collector
of customs, for the Port of Portland.
' Special Services.
Hear the sermon on "Heaven"in
the Auditorium. The morning ser
voice will be held in the churches.
Rev. Garmong. will sing "The Holy
City." . Meetings continue next
week. ' 1 '
The special meetings now in pro
gress at-the Christian church are
increasing in interest. Six have
been added to the church by letter
and statement. The music is ot
high order, consisting of new 20th
Century songs and the teachings of
the new testament as presented by
the Pastor E. C. Wigmore are
plainly and earnestly given each
evening, bunday services will be
held in the Auditorium.
County court was in session
again Monday, clearing op tbe
bills and other accumulated busi
ness. A number of road natitinna
la8tkaVM Kt.n rvfiBB n I a.A In flu. 4naw
court. All bills presented are net
allowed. On Tuesday Commis
sioners Riddell and Biggs started
out on an inspecting tour of the
roads and bridges that have been
brought to the court's attention.
The Rider till on the Independence
road, recently completed by Mr.
Royal of Salem and the bridge
across Soap creek at Ridders Grove,
especially were visited.
Alter considering tbe recom
mendations and merits of different
applicants for court house janitor,
Mr.Trent has been appointed by
the court. Mr. Trent is a new
comer from Tennessee. He was
The matter of loss sustained by
reason of the fire started in the
court-house on the Fourth of July
was brought to tbe attention ol the
insurance companies through the
ocal agents. The companies have
not yet answered as to whether or
not they will make good the loss.
Tbe total amouut of insurance waa
, REAL ESTATE.
U S to E L Ketchum, patent 160
acres in tp 7 s, of r 7 w
Pierce Traglie et ux to P E and
A J Tragliej ded urjdivided inter
est in 'fe."5.t,s'l3r'i?af ,BJSf;
r 3 w $5000. . ; '-'K. v:
W R Craven et ux to E N Hall,
deed, lot in Dallas $395.
S C L Moore to Mrs M A Simpson
deed, 5 acres in section 24 t p 8 s,
ofr5w, $800. - ;
Wm Steel et ux to A G Porter,
deed, lot in Buena Vista $150.
Coast Land & Live Stock Com
pany, to J Mi I Wood, Agent deed,
(Quitclaim) land in Benton. Polk
and Lincoln counties $1.00. .
P H Johnson to C H Ebbs lot in
H Hill to Mabel Cress y lot in In
J T Cooper to W G and Joseph
ine Stanton, lots in West Salem
S to George W Hagood patent,
n e half of section 8 in tp 7 s, of r
7 w. ,
B W Craven to Emma Dun, lot
John A Williams to W P Mc
Cabe, 75 acres in section 12, tp 10
s, of r 6 w.
The horse hitched to the Star
grocery deliyery wagon became
frightened by a steam engine on
the Monmouth street bridge Satur
day morning and backing off of
the west end of the bridge, taking
boys, wagon, groceries and all
down in a heap, the boys under
neath and the horse on top. The
distance they fell was ten feet. No
bones were broken and aside from
a few bruises no 'one was hurt.
The wagon waa badly wrecked.
Miss Rebecca Clifton is visiting
At the M. E, Church next Sabatb
morning there will be a specially
interesting service. Tbe subject
will be "The Lost Cord of Present
Day Christianity." During the
service Mrs. E. E. Paddock will
sing the beautiful song "The Lost
Cord." This will be a special treat.
There will be no services in the
E T Chase and B H Jenkins of
Portland passed through Indepen
dence Sunday horseback on their
way to the Siuslaw. : Messrs Chase
and Jenkins aire members the Port
land Hunt Club and take a long
horse back ride- every summer.
J. S. McCready, of the firm of
McCready & Earhart, has recently
purchased the cottage in which he
lives, of Henry Hill, located at tht
south and of Main street.