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About West side enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 1904-1908 | View This Issue
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INDEl'KNDKNCE, 1'OI.K COUNTY, OKKGON, ftEPTKMHSK 27. 190i.
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ri Ct, 180,000
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iulK John H. Htuuip, J. A. Withrow, V, H. Powell.
Record. Breaking; Attendance
at Opening of Public and
Trimclii OiinTUlnkli.K ml Kxihanp l.uinen.
yiltil throughout tlio Uitd Huimi and Canada.
THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK
OAPITAL 8TOOK, S50.000.00.
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C. W.IKVINK, Cut.irr.
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aWmiUxl. t Vtimticrdal rrwtlU gianM. I Vjkmiu x?II on ctiwut account
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
- llttdunun For -i-
Fine Ggars, Tobaccos, Candies
Not Houses In Independence to Ac
commodate Those That Would
The Iiidepndnce public and
high school opened yesterday with
the larget.1 tirl day attendance in
tha hiflory of tho schools. There
are today 200 in school and ar?
other yt to enlr.
Yentwrday wn organization day
and today everything moves with
the regularity of clock work.
Each pupil has been aemigned to
his or bur proper grud and teach
era have organized tho duties in
their respective rooms. ,
Under the direction of Prof. T.
J. Newbill the Independence public
and high schools have been built
up to firm place among schools . of
similar character in the. state.
This is Prof. Newbill's third year
at tho head of the Independence
echools. He has the asuist-
ers, and the advantages of Indepen
dence from ari educational stand
point are becoming widely known.
The high school department bus
proven a drawing card, thirty
students already having enrolled
for the advanced work. The high
school department draws from persons wanting to move in
Suver, Highland. American Bottom i send their children to school.
peudtttice. There are now threejfarn
Dies camped in the grove, in order
tu send their children to tha Inde
pendence schools. Others are look
ing for houses to rent. It is not ex
aggeration to state that fifteen to
twenty homes could be rented to
Buyers a Plenty and Some
Safes Made Yesterday and
Today in Independence.
and Willumina districts.
rrlueipul T. J. Newbill
Pipi la ttutitm vnrtrty fom cob
to bfitr-root nd liiim Mwnctuum.
Sod Fount in fur tlx hot day.
You r awiyi welcome.
The opening of the schools em
phasizes more thau ever the need
ance of a strong corps of teach-j of more residence property in Inde-
Tho faculty end grade to which
each is assigned follows:
Prof. T. J. Newbill, principal,
9th and 1 Oth grades,35 pupils.
Prof. (J. X. Murdock ,7th and
8th grades, GO pupils. '
Miss Iva Burton Clh grade, 25
Mims. Maude Cox. 5th grade, 35
Miss. Ada Aldrich, 4th grade, 35
Mies Adona Cochrane, 3rd grade
Mi Leota Foster, 2nd grade. 28
Mr. Mary Tuck, 1st grade, 40
The personnel of the school
board that by its care in the selec
tion of teachers and looking after
tite school interests of the district
is as follows:
Dr. E. L. Ketchum, chairman;
A. S. Locke and David Hodge.
Cat'gramss to the Portland Ore
Ionian Indicate a Shortage in
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
INDEPENDENCE, OREGON (
LIVERY, FEED AND BOARDING STABLE
I. W. DICKINSON, Prop.
Good Kigu for Commercial Men a Specialty. ,
Good accommodations. Horsus well fed. Fino .
rigs. Hore boarded by day, week or month.
Telephone Xo. 29,1
THE MONMOUTH LAUNDRY
IL D. WHITMAN, Proprietor
x?A Home Industry Institutions
GOOD WORK, PROMPT DELIVERY
WorK Calld forTi.clr Pfd
Josse & Bice,
Fine Parlors in connection. Day or night
calls promptly attended to.
Day phono 273 Night S93
' Main St, Independence, Ore
W. IIICI-; KnilwlBifr and Funeral Director.
muWuU S lfaB Wwl
INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC AND HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING.
LARGEST ON RECORD
W. KHOWLBJ, Mgr.
Munptan Plan Onl
01.00 0I.SO -00
THE IMPERIAL HOTEL CO.
SEVENTH and WASHINGTON 5TS.R3 Zl
PORTLAND, - - " OREGON
I Trust Deed of the E Clemen Horst
Co. Also Filed in Polk for
who. handle tho
Finest Butcher Stock
in Polk County are not giving away meat,
but are selling it very cheap at their ...
Independence Meat Market
Den t i'stry
work will never fail you.
Prices most reasonable.
Thursday there was filed for re
cord in the office of the county re
corder cf Marion county t.he largest
docuniont ever recorded in that of
fice and one that carried the
largest fee over collected by the re
norder of Maridn county says the
This document was a deed of
trust made and executed by the
E. Clemen Horst Company, of
New Jersey, in favor of the Mercan
tile Trust Company of San Fran
cisco, Cal., merging all the property
of the former company in Marion,
Tolk and other counties of Oregon,
and in"California, and in British
rinlnmbia. into one sole deed of
trnat. The property consists of
ma and personal property. The
amount of the deed is four hundred
thousand dollars, and is the largest
consideration ever set forth in any
single document ever recorded in
Marion county before.
The fee for recording the docu
ment was the largest ever received
from the hling ot any single
instrument also, being forty
This document rather overshad
ows the mortgage filed in the case of
T. A. Livesley Co. to the Ladd &
The following is a list of the
county teachers' institutes in the
several counties for which dateB
have been set: Bijrns, Harney
county, October 6, 7 and 8; Prine
ville, Harney county, October 12,
13 and 14; Inland Empire meet
ing, 1'endleton, umatuia county,
October 19, 20 and 21; Hillsboro.
Washington county, October 26, 27
and 28; Salem, Marion county,
November 2, 3 and 4; Baker City,
Baker county, November 3, 4 and
5; Ontario, Malheur county, Noy-
ember 9, 10 and 11; McMinnville
Yamhill county. November 16, 17
and 18: Albany, Linn county
November 21, 22 end 23. ,
What One Man is Doing Who
Recently Dropped in From
Pomona Grange Meeting1.
The Polk County Pomona Grange
will meet at Independence on
V edneeday Oct. oth., at 10 a m.
The election of otEcers for the
ensuing two years and other lm
portant business to be transacted
AH fourth degree members are re
quested to be present. The lectur
er of the state grange Mrs. Clara II.
Waldo will be present
F. M. Smith,
Miss Mollie Scott who has been
teaching in Washington, returned
to Eugene to-day. Miss Scott will
attend the Univesity of Oregon
again this winter.
Mr and Mrs. J. F. Eshelman cf
Seattle, Wash, spent a few days in
Arthur Carrier arrived in Inde
pendence from Santa Cruz, Cal.
two months ago. He purchased 18
acres of wooded land across the
river from town and has since been
offered $1000 for the same land.
Mr.Carrier has no thought of sell
ing. Such land he says in Califor
nia would sell for $500 an acre.
The tract has 1500 cords of wood
and when cut off the land will raise
anything grown in toe valley.
' It is Mr. Carrier's purpose to
clear his land and make a park
that will be ready for the pleasure
seeking publio next spring. A
bowery dance hall will be maintain
ed boats willbe kept for rent and re
freshments served on the grounds
A band will also be employed. Mr.
Carrier has no misgivings as to the
success of of his project. The lat
ter part of the past summer he pur
chased two boats and thev were
busy from the time they were put
on the riyer. Mr. Carrier is pleased
with his new Oregon home. He is
in correspondence with Santa Cruz
people, a number of whom will be
here in the spring.
Hop buyers have been numeroue
and Hciive in Independence yester
day and toduy. Yesterday there
was Shucking & Durbin. Ituss
Catlin, L. L. Lachmuml, George
Dorcas, Al Iloiden, Mr. Johnson,
representing Phil Nfie, Mr Frar.ier,
representing Ed Herrtii. Mr. Mc
Cleland representing Koi Neis
and the Krebs Bros. Local rep
resentatives of outside buyers have
also been on the alert, Today
Ralph Williams is amonir the
Up to the time of going to press
sales have been as follows:
Mark Scrafford to Krebs Bros.,
45 bales at27 cents R. H. Mc
Carter crop to Krebs Bros; price
not given. .Nearlv ail the hops in
the vicinity of Dallas. The price
reported from there is 27 j cents.
Mr. Johnson, representing Phil
Neis, weighed up and accepted
Tom Fennell's hops yesterday. It
was the most even lot of hope as to .
quality. Mr. Johnson reports, that
he ever weighed.
E. M. Young today purchased
38 bales from the Ireland Bros,
at 28 cents.
Ralph Williams purchased last
week 29 bales from James Ted row
27 cents. Williams has also
purchased The Sam Orr and Nelson
crops. 1'rice not stated.
The Walker Broa. have under
consideration an offer of 27 for
A cablegram to the Oregonian
English crop will not exceed
275,000 cwt. Market advancing.
Growers will not sell."
A cable from Manager Henley,
put theyield at 280,000 cwt.
Commentineon the cable
news, a leading (hop man says:
''These figures show that the
English crop is the smallest since
1882. In that year hops went up
to $1.25 per pound. There was con
siderable surplus carried over then
from the year previous. This year
there is practically no! carry-over
stock on hand. What is to prevent
hops going as high as they did in
1882, or even twice as high? The
Oregon growers have the situation
in their own hands, lhey can
keep prices down to the present
figure by Belling, or by holding
they can pnt the market up almost
wherever they want it."
"It was learned yesterday that
Herman Klaber & Co., of Tacorna,
brought 1100 bales in California at
26 J and 27$ cents, which leaves
only 6500 bales in first hands in
that state. Klaber also bought
several lots in Eugene at 27 cents
Phil Nets, of this city, yesterday
paid 274 cents for 100 bales at In
dependence and a number of
smaller sales were also reported,
"A private letter received, yester
day from C. S. May & Co., of
Albany, N. Y., said the crop of that
state would amount to 60.000 7
Mr. J. V. Meeker who has been
visiting in Independence the past
two months left Sunday for Tacorna,
Miss Bessie Butler was a passen-
ge to Portland Monday.
Chas. Bollard editor of 'Te
Wren" a email story paper pub-
iebed at Milwaukie, Ore, was in
CLODFELTER Paloma, the in
fant daughter of Mr. and Mrs,
Clarence Clodfelter died in In
dedendenoe Sunday morning
sept. 25, of cholera in fan tarn.
Interment wi had in tt"T, O.