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I N DK PKN DENCE, l'OLK COUNTY, OREGON, JANUARY 10,1905.
uuujntx BANK. I CO ME TO HALT,t
that be tu looking for
something. He km well dressed
and well kept, ano the Broun
Ika 0. Towell, CaBhSer.
1. I . Cam well,
rij ciui, 110,000
Dihhto J. H. Hawley, 1. L. Campbell, I. M. Simpson, J. U. V.
tf John B. Bump, J. A. Wllhrow, K. 8. Powell
Treoaaulii General Banklag and Exchange
IbU throughout the United States and Can
THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK
a HlRHllliKKH, rradut. A UK AM Jitl-hOS, Vic JWkn
C. W. IUV1.NK, Caahlar.
-It. llirachWg, D. W. eara, B. t. Bmith, J. P. RIodea and
A gmH banking and acliauge Imitui
aoni- Cominorclal omnia iranuxi,
m tranaactwl. Ioan mada. Bllli
itopoalli rwelced on current account
Legislature Met Yesterday But ! ,cro" thfl ,trwt Kne"eJ wIh "ch
. . t : other ai to what be iru looking for.
Failed to Organize After
Senate Deadlocked But House
Working; Order With Milla
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
Fine Cigars, Tobaccos, Candies
Ptpta te adUm arky from cab
tobrwriw ao4 turn MMnchauro.
SixU Fountain far iht hot iyu
Yoe an a way welcome
DAVIDSON & HEDGES
LIVERY, FEED AND BOARDING STABLE
I. W. DlCKiNSUN, rrop.
Good Rigs for Commercial Men a Specialty.
Good accommodations. lIorw well fed. I ine
rigs. Horses boarded by day, week or month.
Membra of the legislature con
vened in Salem veatrrday and tbe
house organized and senate dead
locked; Republicans of the lower house
went into caucus and A. L. Milla,
of Portland won ou. over T. B.
Kay of .Salem by a vote of 20 to 24.
Fifteen members of the senate
went into caucus and agreed to
support Senator Kuykendall for
president of the senate. Ten stay
ed out and agreed to support
Senator Carter. Tbe five demo
crate agreed to support M. A.
Miller. The entire afternoon wm
spent balloting without an elect
ion. Thirty-nine ballot were uiu-t
the rote standing Kuykendall 14;
Carter 9; Miller 4; the candidates
themelva not voting. Once
; bringing his vole tip t l- nut it
still lacked one of enough to elct.
Senator Kuykendall voted under
the apprehension t bat one member
had neglected to vote, and that
bis own vote would elect himself.
The officers of the house are:
Chlet Clerk. W. Fair Thompson of
Linn; Reading Clerk, C. N. Mo
Arthur of Polk; Chief Assistant
Clerk. V. F. Drager, of Marion;
Calendar Clerk. J. A. Finch of
Marion; Bergeant-at-Arms, M. P.
Isenberg of Wasco; Doorkeeper,
C. A. Murphy of Marion; Mailing
Clerk, T. E. Hill of Jackson.
THE MONMOUTH LAUNDRY
K. D. WHITMAN, Proprietor
,yA Home Industry Institution J?
GOOD WORK, PROMPT DELIVERY
WorK CaUed for Tutid.r DslWiredSMurdsr
Bice & Calbreath,
Fine Parlors in connection. Day or night
, calls promptly attended to.
Main St, Independence, Ore
. . 1 -.i t.....-at Director.
W. U 1UC1?. Eiuuaimer
f t MITJCHAM. Pr:
91.00 fl.SO f-OO
THE IMPERIAL HOTEL CO.
SEVENTH WASHINGTON STS.
ORTLANP, - - . "
ISA TAYLOR .,T-
NEWLY EQUIPPED; MS LIGHTS STEAM KIT.
J ALL MODERN wnjy
'h ' '
Told you so," said one, as the
stranger tried the door at what
uaed to be YVuestfell's saloon, be-
In fore the town went dry. The door
didn't yield, and tbe stranger paus
ed to tbe window and looked in
side. Then be turned around, and
looked troubled as his c-ye swept up
and down the other tide of the
street. Presently, he espied the
gold sign at Graham & Wortham's.
It didn't take him long to get
across the street, and a smile play
ed around his mouth as he entered
"I have a bad attack of cramps;
give me some brandy, quick." he
said to the clerk. "Can't do it;
this is a dry town, and we are not
allowed to dispose of intoxicant.
save on a doctors prescription.
Well, I'll be d- d.' Amazed,
and in fact, almost transfixed, the
etrsnnr Htrwd for a cnnd. r'Mited
to the then inquired if there
was another drug store.
The other two stores were point
ed out to 'him. He headed for
! a a 4a H S V ft
for himself iurttn,,", iV w"8. and joe unaer-
15 but it. ! wfKwi wa me cieru ne encounierea.
Joe i n prnhihiiiomat, end natur
ally enough th statement of the
caller's cane did not move him to
tears. "Can't let you baye it; this
is a dry town." It was something
of a glare that shot from the strang
er' eye as he listened to Under
wood's explanation. He was silent
for a secondjust a second. Then
he ripped out, "well d your
town. This is the first time I was
ever in it, and it will be my last."
County Court Names Super
' visors For The Road Dis
tricts of Polk County
Tax Levy For Year 1905 Declared
And Bills Allowed For
C. N. McARTHUR
Resident of Rtckreall who waa elected
reading clerk of the House, Monday .
C. N. McArthur, the reading
clerk f the House ie a resident of
Rickreall, in this county. He haB
a distinct voice and is a rapid
reader, which adapts him to the
position. C.N. McArthur is an
energetic young man 26 yoars of
age. Last spring he was talked for
chairman of the county republican
central committee. He waa ' a
delegate from this county to the
congressional convention at Salem
last spring. In 1900 he was a
delegate from Lane county to the
republican state convention. Mr.
McArthur is a graduate of the
University of Oregon and ' has
geryed as a reporter on the Oregon
ian and correspondent of the As
sociated Press at Portland. He is
now engaged in farming at Rickre
all in the Blue Ribboo . county of
The Corvallis lroutu.
Tbe Coryallis Times tells of the
experience of a dry town in the
following way: -The dry town
experiment is nearly-a week old
now. The people who are having
the most experience under the new
order, are tbe drug stores. A
campaign prediction was that if
saloons were closed the druggists
would continue t sell wet goods
and in consequence some of those
who feel tbe need of a dope on one
account or another, go to the drug
men for it The applications are
not numerous but each of the three
stores is having it's experiences.
It is generally a case of cramps
that is et forth to the drug clerk
M the reason for the application.
A case Thursday is typical of all.
He was a stranger in town. As
be passed op the street, it was ap-
Being interviewed while on his
way east, Senator Mitchell remark
ed that the charge that he had ac
cepted $2000 to use his influence in
getting the Watson lands to pat
ent, was a d- d ; lie. Neverthe
less Mr. Mitchell will have to stand
trial, along with the little and big
fish, and then without doubt the
fact will be established as to
whether the Senator has put a
right construction on the indict
Thanks To White
John C. White, the well known
Oak Grove granger, has retired
from the directorship of the Grange
Mutual Insurance Company after
twelve years of service renders d
free. The thanks of the members
of the company are due Mr. White
for hia faithful service, Pomona
Grange extended a vote of thanks
to the retiring director at its meet
ing here last week.
After deliberating over the pe
titions and protests from tbe va
rious road . dixtrict the County
couit before adjournment last week
appointed road supervisors for the
various districts of the county.
Fallowing are the appointees:
PI ST. ko.
Ira Yocum, Butler
J J Boblir. Kaliston
G 8 Xelaon, Percale
Hardy Crawford. Salem $1
A It South wickf Salem $2
W E Goodell, Rickrea'l
D P Stapleton, Parker
M Mulkey, Monmouth
J Becker, Suver
Enoch Chamberlain, Parker
Percy Hadley, Airlie
R R Riggs. Dallas
Jas Boydston. Dallas
J D Slagle, McCoy
J M Farley, Dsllsf
Newton Jones, Independence
Oscar Taylor, Dallas
F J Morrison, Rocca
J A Hannum. Airlie
J H Mulkey, Monmouth
J B Teal, Falls City
Jacob Smith, Buell
1905 Tax Levy
Based on an estimate of expenses
for 1905 the tax levy was fixed and
declared as follows:
State and County
Mitchell and Herman are both
indited by the Federal Grand Jury,
to the satisfaction of Hitchcock
Heney and to the shame of all
Oregon. If you have any doubt of
their guilt or innocence read the
Sunday's Oregonian of January let
where Heney makes his best show
ing in his Organ and after it is
made is a complete vindication ot
Herman, and the only evidence
against Senator Mitchell is that
saintly Puter, says he paid the
11000 bills. Mitchell says he
never received one cent from Puter.
Which do you believe, this putrid
fraud or a man who has for over
twenty years been an honor, not
only to Oregon, but to the nation
at large. Toledo Reporter.
Ex-Governor Geer now has oc
casion to be indignant. He has
been sued with others and is charg
ed with being sort of a conspirator;
in a lieu land deal His connec
tion with the matter is probably
untimely, as the Governor is a man
ofinteeritv. and, vet the present
Ross E Moores & Co
FfCoad. C Hand jail....
Viola Bed well, pauper. ....
A N Holman, clerk's office.
Floyd Meyer, assessor' of
fice F E Meyer, assessor' of-
order of things is to bring into the . hce
play everybody possible. Albany M A Ford, sheriffs office
Democrat. ' ' Jq0 p VanOrsdel, surveyor"
December bill allowed by the
county court at its sitting last
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS
Strong Bros ............. .$ 4.85
Capital L. Company w 10.25
Bridwell & Craven 8.40
Van Sears, gravel. ........ 15.00
Wm Fudge., 2.50
C W Beckett ,9.36
H B Brophy ............. 3.36
J A Taylor....... 18.42
F.J Morrison .". 12 00
WE Goodell ............ 12.00
ODRider... ........... 12.48
J Flanery '"1-60
Ben Windsor. ........... 10.26
John Toner 2.10
Lesha Mills 12.00
W P Cook ,8.75
CT Gilbert .............. 5.00
TF Yookum... ... ... 7.50
David Calbreath. 5.20
RH McCarter............ 4.00
J S Pettyjohn, supervisor . . 46.25
J N Jones " 86.25
Jas Boydston " 15.62
J D Slagle " 44.00
A R Bell " 37.50
j'M Sears " - 17.50
D P Stapleton " 67.50
J M Farley ' " 110.00
RBrunk " 12.50
HMaxfield " 52.00
J K Sears 7.29
O P Rider, 140 loads gravel 4.20
J H Mulk-y, 70 ' " 2.10
Wagoner Bros 8.50
W 0 Morrow 6.00
E M Smith 2.70
B Wilson, election i 2 00
Glass A Prudhomme, cur
rent expense 24.00
Dallas Light and Water Co,
C Hand J 10 00
A 8 Locke, pauper 16.39
F 8 Wilson ' 6.00
II Holman. justice coort
(drawing jury) 5 00
W 8 Cary, health officer. . . 15.00
C II Chapman, pauper ... . 35 UO
D L Keyt, elections 2.00
J II Mulkey, supervisor . . , 63.75 .
J Buker. " 12.50
I J Buhler " 62.50
GS Nelson' " 25 00
Alfred Simpkins " ofi.50
City of Salem exp rpr Sa
lem bridge for '04. ... . G7.81
F J Morrieon, supervisor. . . 5.00
C L Starr, eupt office 83.94
Glass & Prudhomme. cur
rent expense 32.50
B!r. & Cherrington. current
J (1 VanOrsdel. CIUJ.. 26.10
Loughary & Eilis, current
A M Trent. CH& J (Jani
tor) ..... 40.00
G-o SchuppHrf, 'pauper .... 31.00
E M Smith, clerk's ollice . '. 137.29
J E Befiley, treasurer's of
fice Observer office, current expense..;
Ed F Coad, salary & ex
F S Wilson, pauper rent
Mrs Ford Nov & Dec '04 5.00
J T Ford, salary & sheriff's
office . 148.10
D G Meador, pauper ....... 4.50
" ' 11.00
CE Huntley " 32.25
J M Campbell C Hand J.. .60
H B Cosper, assessment and
coL taxes . . . 62.50
John Shetterly, R and H
W C Brown, double assess
ment ............. ... 3,90
Frank Holmes, tax rebate. 4.50
Real pstate Transfers.
Joshua McDaniel and wf to
Blanche Pratherjlotin Monmouth;
$50. -v; . ,:.;..,.".;:'
EC Kirkpatrick and wf to City
of Dallas; right of way for sewer;
J 8 Pettyjohn and wf to Lee
Rowell; 165.91 acres in 6 7; $750.
Lee Rowell & wf to J S Petty
john; 180.71 acres in 6-7; $750.
John Henson to Rosa . Geist;
lots in Monmouth; $500.
Loren Burbank to Burkhart
Young; 160 acres 5n 9-6; $200.
T P Bevers to A N Newbill;
lots in Monmouth $150.
G- W Johnson and wf to J R
Currier; lots in West Salem; $100.
C L Gardner et al to G W Gard
ner; land in Falls City; $12.00.
John Schindler et al to Wm
Schindler; 58.42 acres in 7-3; $267. .
G W Gardner and wf to Bryan
Lucas Lumber Co; land in Falls
M M Elhs and wf to Harvey M
Peebles; lots in Dallas; $120. ,
Judge Fee Goes
Judge James A. Fee, Grant B.
Dimick, J. N. Hart and C. A.
Hough, Oregon presidential elec
tors, met in Salem yesterday and
elected Judge Fee messenger to.
carry the vote back to Washington.
The electors had some difficulty in
selecting a messenger, ! as they
usually 'do. There was a deadlock
for a while. A proposal to ehake
dice or draw lots was proposed but
Judge Fee would not agree. Dim
ick offered Fee his chance and
finally a drawing was had and the
lucky number fell to Dimick,
which he relinquished in favor of
Two More Heads,
By order ot the President both
Brigdges and Booth, register and
receiver of the Roseborg land
office were removed from office
vesterdav. A special agent is
i j . -
I placed in charge pending tbe out
J come of the land fraud investiga