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POLK COUNTY BANKJREV. JmW.
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INDEPENDENCE, l'OLK COUNTY, OREGON, DECEMBER 27, 1904.
HA C. Powell, Cashier.
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Pirrotii J. H. Hawley, I L. CampUl), I. M. Simpson, J. n. V.
ioiler, John Htump, J. A. Withrow, K. 8. Powell
Tranaaota General Ranking and Kchange butintae. Draft sold
wlbl throughout the United Stales and Canada.
THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK
H1KSU BKKU, JreYwant. AM 84 Ml? FXHOX, Vice FrMl.la
0. W.IRVJKE. Caahler. '
BiRKCtOllS, II. lliracbUrfi I. W. Mart, B. f, Bmith, J. P, 8ixfe and
' A. Wylwii.
a c"vr1 inking a4aituinirliMtBiMirnMurti. Loan made. Bllli
iipou'tod. Co iiiiiwrf Ul crtlu griDUtJ. IVpoalttiivdfedoneMrentaooonnt
pallor heck. '
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Council Thinks Him Not So
Bad But Recommends Sum
nary Close o his Pastorate
Dropped as Victim of Inductutncu
WhiU Mtmbera are Uncharit
able Toward Him.
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
Fine Cigars, Tobaccos, Candies
Pfp In (itdUu vartrfy fn cob
tcbrwrroot too Hoot Wm.aum,
Sod FounUin let lh hot day.
You ft awtyi w Score.
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
LIVERY, PEED AND BOARDING STABLE
1. w. UiUMntouiN, rrop.
Good Rigs Cor Commercial Men Specialty.
(KxhI accommodations. Horse well fed. Fine
rgi. Hows boardwt ly dty,wk or month.
' Imltjxndmt, Oregon
Ttlrphontt JTo. 2ft?
THE KONMOUTH LAUNDRY
H. a VHITMAN. Prof
? A Home Industry Institution
GOOD WORK, PROMPT DELIVERY
! OUR WATCHWORDS
WorK Called forTu.4Jf OmUrmfd Saturday
Bice & Calbreath,
Fine Parlors in connection. Day or night
calls promptly attended to.
Main St, Independence, Ore
W. U IIICJ5. Kn.balmer and Funeral Director.
l MttJCMJtM. Pre;
B. K.KOWLIS, Mgr.
.00 . .
THE IMPERIAL HOTEL CO.
SEVENTH amd WASHINGTON STS.
who handle th
Finest Butcher Stock
Independence Meat Market
NEWLY' EQUIPPED, GAS LIGHT8.ISTEAM HEAT,
ALL MODERN uufivtmwoiw
Report of Council at
dence Baptist church,
first Bapiiat church of
After prolonged, prayerful and
careiul deliberation concerning
damaging reporta roafla by mem-
bera of the Monmouth Baptist
church againat jour pastor. Arthur
8. Alien, concerning his relatione
to and treatment of on we
eipress it aa the sense of this coun
roil that said members of Monmouth
church, namely C. LeMaMers, C
C. Lenis, Blutord, Mortaa and
James Gordon have in an unkind
and uncharitable mauuer circulal
d Coiicoiiiiiig .Mr. Allen ui'jncU
Cable kud cUuiagiug report calcu
lated to injure his reputation and
defame bia character; we do not
believe vour paators conduct baa
been Immoral or wanton and we
strongly repudiate any such inti
mation bat we do feci (hat Iim 1m
ncied ao indiscreetly and impul
sively as to thwart bia usefulness as
a Christian minister in your com
munity. We therefore recommend
in kindnefta and brotherly love
that the pastoral relations between
you and brother Allen be dissolved
at once and may both you and he
be guided and comforted by the
Done by order and in behalf of
tbe council, J. M. Greene. Moderat
or; P. C. Steward, Clerk.
Much Lumber 6blppina;.
Tbe shipping of lumber from
Falls City over the I. A M. via
Independence is keeping the tracks
bot now. Lumber ia shipped to
Independence and waits here on
tbe aide tracks until trains are made
up and the lumber goes on to th
south aid east. Most of the
! lumber now passing? through is
billed for points in California and
Sonne ia going east.
Henry J. Butler dropped dead
at his borne in Monmouth Sunday
evening. Mr. Butler had attended
tbe annual reunion of the Butler
family and ai riving at hia home
ereted himself by the fire in the
evening. His heart ceased io act,
he gasped and was dead. He had
been enjoying reasonably gd
health, though suffering occasion
ally with heart tronb'e of lxti.
Mr. Rotler waa btrn in PotUfi! i.
III., September 27. IUL He ha
been a resident of Monmouth many
y-nr am in wIl known in Folic
C'WiV. Th foiiHrl trvice will
t conducted ty Dr. IS. J. Thomp
son from the Christian church in
Monmouth, Wednesday. Inter
ment will be in the cemetery eouth
County Grange Meeting
To Granger and others who oan
be Grangers: Polk County Po
mona Grange will install officer
for 1905 and 1906 at Independence
Wednesday the 4th of January
next. State Lecturer Mrs. Clara
H. Waldo ol Maoleay haa promised
After this is over, an attempt
will be made to form a new Inde
pendence Grange. All who desire
this will meet us at that time, and
we will see if we oan get charter
members for thia purpose. - EspeC'
ially we desire the former members
of Monmouth and Highland
Granges to join io this effort.
Let us make a strong Grange
swarm WDico wui vtsnu wie
winter and take some of the
honey to State Grange at Forest
Grove in May. In union and
Cieauluff Up The Streets.
The old city council mean to
turn over to their successors a
city of clean streets, aa clean at
leaat as they can make them at
this season of the year. Last
week Marshal Ball constructed a
scraper and wind-rowed the mud,
banana and orange peels, peanut
holla and other rubbish in the
middle of the street. This week
tbe marshal has teams and a force
of men at work hauling off the
mnd and trash leaving the streets
looking much better.
MtSS SMVLEY'S CAUSE
Has Not Given Up Though State
' Board's Decision is
State Master for Polk
Siletc Mill Burned
According to tbe Toledo
porter, the government saw mill at
silnt burned on the 14th met.
The loss was complete. The mill
leased bv the government to
Hall Bros. They were cutting
shingles and closed down at 5
nMrwk. The alarm was given at
8 but by the time assistance ar
rived the mill had burned beyond
the possibility of saving anything.
The loss to the government is the
entire machinery and buildings; to
the Hall Bros., lumber, ehinglea
rmuihinerv to the value of
$1200. The Hall Bros, have been
unfortunate in the lumber businesa
in tbe Sileti basin. They loet con
slderable in every freshet of late by
logs being washed away.
The football game between the
0. A. C. team of Corvallie and
Multnomah yesterday, resulted
in a score of 10 to 11 in favor
of Multnomah. A large number
went from Independence and Mon
mouth to witness the contest.
Although the state board of
education had passed down the
decision that Miss Nan Shiveley
ia not entitled to a hearing in her
trouble with the school board of
district No. 45, Lane county, ' it ia
said Miss Shive'y, through her at
toraey 8. S. Medley' will sue the
district for her wages for the entire
term of nine months, amount of
which ia about $360, and addition
al damages, the probable amount
of which has not yet been determined.
The case will come up for a
hearing in the March, 1905, term
of the Circuit Court, and it is
further announced that should the
decision be against Miss Shiveley,
that the directors of distsict No. 45,
will be personally made tbe de
fendants for the salary lor a year s
work and additional damages
thus it will be noted that Miss
Shiveley and her attorneys have
decided to fight every inch
of ground to the final closing
of the doors of the recourse to law.
Misa Shiyely is well known here.
being a graduate of the State Nor
mal at Monmouth.
How Th World Wid Holi
day Was Observed In
Santa Qaus At The Churches
Brings Good Cheer To
There were Chriatmaa treea at
tbe Presbyterian, Methodist, Bap
tist and Christian churches Satur
day night. Each church was
crowded and programs were ren-
JerVd and presents were delivered
to tbe utmost delight of tbe young
er people and children especially.
. G. Heath waa Santa Claos at
tbe Methodist church and he was
assisted in distributing presents by
a number of little girl, fieetd
ing the distribution of gifts from
6anta there were.sones and reci
tations followed by Mother Goose
The Baptist church was crowded
to ore;tliwing and an Unuullj
interesting program waa given. At
the conclusion of the grogram, tbe
giugliog of sleigh bells was heard.
lbey announced the coming of
Santa Claus. Santa had a tale of
wue to relate Coming acroa the
tuouutaina he rau out of snow and
had to exchange his reindeer for
mules. The animals were unruly
causing the loss o! many presents,
but arriving he was greeted by a
Christmas tree that fairly groaned
with its load of presents. Santa
afterwards changed his name to
At the Christian church, pres
ents were arranged on a mod
ernized windmill. In the center of
the wheel was a picture of the
youth Christ and the presents were
hung around the outside. C. W.
Sloan appeared in the role of Santa
Clans and was cheered by the
children when he appeared all
togged out riding a broom. Songs
and dialogues appropriate for the
occasion were given.
At the Presbyterian church, after
Mr. ar.d Mrs. C. Boone are in
Guy McHeynolds was a passen
ger to Portland Tuesday.
Mrs. Pearl Alexander and Mrs
Claude Kurre spent Christmas with
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Bjlter.
Mrs. P. T. Peterson entertained a
few of her friends at dinner Christ
mas. Mr. and Mrs. Fuqua enrtained
a few of their neighbors at their
home Saturday evening. An in
teresting program and a Christ maa
tree were features of the wetting's
Mra. J. T. Jamea ia visiting her
daughter, Mr;. C. Boone.
A. B. Lacey ru in Portland the
fret or iUr. week. '
Mr. and Mi . Fujua gan a d;n
tier to a few Irienda Christmas day.
Lnura J-tiura viritel relatives
heie Christ mas.
Mi Austin ia visiting friends at
Airiie and Corral. is during the
Mr. and Mrr. Conn of Airiie
apent Christmas with relatives
The Butkr FadVly Held Their
Annual Reunion at Home o
J. V. B. Butkr fclonmouth.
a scripture reading there was a
very entertaining program as a
kind of welcome to Santa Claus.
There were solos, duets and recita
tions, then , came the inimitable
Geo. Burtpn as Santa Claua. There
was a large crowd present and all
the little folks received presents
and went home happy.
Alma Miller's Doll.
Alma Miller, of Independence is
the lucky girl who drew the big
doll at Craven & Moore s. The
winning number was 82$. There
were 3500 numbers sold. The
winning number was determined
by a drawing by disinterested
parties. All the numbers were
shaken op in a large basket and E.
M. Young invited to reach in and
draw one. The number he chane
ed to draw was 828. It had been
posted but a short time until it
was observed by Miss Miller who
nraaented tbe number and secured
j the doll
lhere was a Christmas tree at
the home of Mrs. Campbell on
Vnrutmas Jive ana every one
present had a pleasant time.
Mr. Egglieon and family of
Bridgeport and John Walker and
wife were the guests of Mr. Bosley
and wife Sunday.
There is to be a shooting match
for turkeys at Mr. Sullivans next
Will Miller, wife and little
daughter spent Sunday with Mr.
MoCullam and wife.
Mrs. Clarke and James Good
man visited at tbe borne of Mr.
Wunder last Wednesday.
Thomas Marks and wife are up
from Whiteson visiting relatives
Tbe annual reunion of the But
ler family was held at the resi-v
dence of J. B. V. Butler in Mon
mouth Saturday and Sunday.
The reunion probably brought to
gether the largest assemblage tbai
could be gotten np by any family
in the county. Present were F.
Fenton, Mrs. F. W. Fenton, Boyce
and Miss Lavern Fenton of Mc
Minnville; N. L. Butler, Ella,
Lester and Miss Percy Butler of
Dallas; Dr. and Mrs. O. D. Butter
and Maurice of Independence; Sir.
and Mrs. L L. Smith and Walter
of Independence; Mr. and Mrs. Q. '
Butler,' Dean and Frank Butler;
Mrs. A.' Nelson, Ross Nelson of In
dependence; Mr. and Mrs. L.
Ground, Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Booth
by, Miase8 Lida and Opal Boothby,
Miss Velma Ground, Mr. and Mrs.
C. W. Butler of Independence;
Grace, Helen and Marion Butler;
Mrs, Hattie Henkle, Misa Emma
Henkle, Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Mulkey, the Misses Zera. Eva and
Ruth Mulkey ; Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Lucas, Bernice Lucas; Clyde Hale
of Baker City; W, M. Falkoner of
Cour de Lane; Mr. and Mrs. H. J. :
Butler, Miss Nora and Fern Butler,
Dell Butler, J. B. V. Butler, Mrs.
Butler, Willis, Cletus, J. B. V.
Butler, Jr.. Mr. J. K. Johnson, Mrs.
Johnson and baby Herald, Miss
Art West expects
to Kansas Boon.
to start back
i low Fr Ik lb Tin.
A mam for t new year, Ita hope and tta
Aadwvw a worm that to aaddened by
A oog tbat shall ring add ahaU Mas to
Boo of a brighter tomorrow I
aoa for tb mm year, (oraettinf thai
tory In aunahlna ana suaaowi
of the Joy that lore'a flee anna
A Boner of a brta-bter tomorrow I
A aon a a eaeen world and bluest of.
A aoa ot a awa that la aolendor abaUl
Tb )eyB la lore'a heart and the Uaht'a
la awea eyas.
Aai the world aaes a brishter tomor
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