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INDEPENDENCE, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, JANUARY 20-, 1905.
POLK COUNTY BANK.;00ATS GALORE
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Pujildool. Vico Pnwident
Ira 0. Powill, Cashier.
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Diinaw J. H. Hawley, P. L CarnpUll, I. M. Simpson, J. B. V.
If, John B. 8wmp, J. A. Wllbrow, f, 8. rowalL
josauU 0iacal Banklaj and Kichanga bailneM. Draft sold
triable throogbool the United flutes and Canada,
THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK
qafital stock:, $50,000.00.
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DAVIDSON & HEDGES
C STREET INDEPENDENCE, OREGONI
LIVERY, FEED AND BOARDING STABLE
I. W. DICKINSON, Prop.
Good Rigs for Commercial ' Men a Sicialty.
Good accommodations. Horses well fed. Hne
rigs. HorBOS boarded by dayiweek or month.
THE MONMOUTH LAUNDRY
K. a WHITMAN, Prop"
4k? A Home Industry Institutions
GOOD WORK, PROMPT DELIVERY
01 TR WATCHWORDS
Work Cll.d forTu.ad.jr PUTrd Sturdr
Bice & Oalbreath,
Fine Parlori in connection. Day or night
calls promptly attended to.
Main St. Independence, Ore
W. U lUCi:. Kinbalmer and Funeral Director.
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THE IMPERIAL HOTEL CO.
SEVENTH and WASHINGTON 5.
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NEWLY DJUW "2JI1J2S" HMT.
Annual Exhibition of Some Of
World's Finest Goats
On At Dallas
The Angora is Cock of the Walk
At the County Scat
Tha Annnal Goat Show la now
on at Dallas. It opened yesterday
and will clone today.
There are not aa many anlmala
on exhibition aa thrrt waa lait
year bot there la no falling of! in
the high itandard of breeding
ihown. In fact tha beet lot of re
gistered goaU ever abown In the
county are on exhibition in
tha old woolen mills building at
Dallas tbia year.
The Riddell Bros, who captured
first and several second prizes at the
St. Louis Fair are on bands with
four pens of registered animals; W.
A.Ayera has five registered does and
IL B. Brophy has on exhibition
four registered Angoras from the
farm of the Eola Hop and Live
Stock Farm. Other exhibitors are,
H. L, Fenton, secretary of the Polk
County Mohair Association, 8. E.
Oregon leads the world today in
the cultivation of the Italian or
Oregon prune aa it ia now known
in the market. No where else is
this froit grown to such perfection
at in the mild, moist climate of the
Willamette. Umpaoua and Rogue
river valleva. It will not endure
the heats of lower latitudes, and in
the eaat its culture is prevented by
a a insect pest.
The Oregon prune is- a distinct
and pecular variety, differing de
cidedly from any other member of
the plum family. Its diitinguiah
trig characteristic is a sub-acid
which gives it ' a tart flavor very
agreeable to the palate and of
high medical virtue.
; Before dying the Oregon prune
U a dark violet blue; by the dying
process turns it to a glossy black.
They are cured by the moat im
proved methoda of evaporation,
differing from that of cut fruits.
The prune crop is harvested the
latter part of September and con
tinues well into the month of Oct
ober. Before going into the evaporator
tbey are graded by a modern
grading machine which separates
ROOERS K I LL ED
Linking Murder With Land
Fraud Cases In Rose -burg;
Not Suicide But Murder Says
Coronera Jury After
A die atch from Roseburg con
cerning the death of "Jack" Rogers !
found dead In a blacksmith shop
ayr: Late and startling develop
ments in the "Jack" Rogers case
point to a plain case of murder.
However no arrests have yet been
made, nor has the finger of suspic
ion been pointed in any positive
direction. .After deliberating all
afternoon and up to midnight laat
night, the Coroner's jury returned
the following verdict:
"We, the jury impaneled to in
quire into the cause of the death of
of the person found dead in Bristow
& Pinkington's blacksmith shop,
Monday morning, find deceased to
be J. II. Rogers, and that the im
mediate cause of bis heath was due
to hemorrhage, the result of a
wound in the light breast, inflicted
by a bullet from a pistol in thel
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Lllllenthals Win ,
Lilienthal Bros, were awarded a
verdict for $6000 in Portland
Wednesday In their suit sgainst
Dave Dove and II. Hirschberg,
brought in the United States Court.
Lilienthal Bros, sued for IC000, al
leging same to be due by reason of
the failure of the defendents to
comp ly with the terms of a hop
The evidence of the plaintiff
showed that a contract bad been
entered Into for tha purchase and
sale of hops, and that it was pro
vided in the contract that delivery
should be made by the defendants
upon receipt of ten days' notice by
the plaintiff. This notice it was al
leged, had been given by a letter
sent through the mails. The de
fendents testified they bad sever
received such notice, and were
therefore under no obligation to
make delivery of the bops.
The preponderance of evidence
was on the side of the plaintiffs,
however, and a verdict returned in
their favor. Says the Oregonian.
The new city council had an ex
tended meeting Tuesday night, but
owing to the fact that they feel
hampered under the old charter
and a Dew one ia in process of
incubation, little real work was
done. Sidewalks, railroad cross
ings and the raising of the mar
shal's salary were discussed. The
matter of laying mains to afford
fire protection to the new mill, re
ceived attention. The marshal
suggested the appointment of a
deputy for North Independence.
Councilman Percival vigorously
opposed deputies for any partic
ular portion of the city and the
appointment of any deputies under
the present charter. No action
COMPETING FOR PREMIUMS AT DALLAS
Guthrie, M. B. Grant, W. J. Farley
L. A. Guthrie, Geo. W. McBee, L.
R.Adms, L. H. McBee, I. G.
McBee, Morris Hughes, J M. Far
ley and V. Thompson of Dallas;
Geo. Sykes of Salem and E. L.
Naylor of Forest Grove.
A few pens of unregistered goats
are also on exhibition and while
they have the . size and are far
superior to the ordinary goat, the
trained judges readily separate
them from the registered class that
have nlaced the Blue Ribbon
county of Oregon first in the list
for the production of fine goats.
The sheep exhibitors wis year
are limited to Wm. Riddell of
Monmouth, W. D. Gilliam of
Dallas and Wm. Durst ot wo-
Minnyille. Mr. Riddell has a
pair each of broad-backed Lincoln
. - . i r has
and ijotswoias. iur. uuu.m "
some fine specimens of Cotswolds
and so has Mr. Durst.
There is but one exhibitor ot
Wa. Fred Koser of Rickreall
shows four 4-months old Berk-
-.hires weighing 18a pounds eacb;
a yearling sow weighing 411; a
three year old sow weighing 550
and a boar of the same age weigh
There is a fair display of fowls
but no bench show this year, The
premium awards will appear in
next issue. '
The seoond suit has been
brought againot C. V. James,
superintendent of the Oregon
penitentiary to enjoin him from
buying furniture and groceries for
Via nan 11 HA and havins: the bills
paid out of the state treasury and
also for appropriating the labor of
,irifl to bis own personal use.
The plaintiff in the case is J. K.
Sears of Polk county ana l. xx.
u.Mttim of Salem is the attorney.
A similar suit was tried out before
Judge Boise about eig&i monws
them into uniform sizes. They
are next cleaned by a hot water
bath, spread upon trayB and
placed in ovens where it ia rapidly
cured by the circufation 01
currents of . hot air. The fruit
when fully cured is soft and pli
able with a fine rich flavor.
Benton Co. haB the largest prune
orchard and evaporator in the
world, the full daily capacity
btiing 2000 pounds.
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Real Estate Transfers
Emma S Kingston to Emily W
Jeffries; 186.G4 acres in 7-3; $1.
M B Young and wife to J M
Lynn Sr; lot in Dallas; $45. '
Sophia Roehl and husband to G
A Stark; lot in Independence; $650
Lucy Henry and husband to An
drew J Parrish; 106 acres in 8-8;
Emily W Jeffries et al to Wm
Schutt and wife; 186.64 acres in
7- 3; $4500.
R A Porter and wife to D is
Swartz and wife; 202.33 acres in
6-6; $7000. '
D D Gorsline and wife to John
Ellis 24.91 acres in 6-4; $1250.
Anthony R Tozier to John EHib;
lots in EcCoy; $800.
Valet Macken to Plum Valley
Lodge No 60 1 O O F; lot ia Mo
James Ryan to Salem, Falls
City & Western Ry. Co; right of
way in 8-6; $25.
Adelaide Pillar and husband to
E B Gobat; 102.72 acres in 9-4;
Suaie M Montgomery and hus
band to J E Beezley; 25 acres in
8- 6; $1.
John F Watts and wife to Annie
Ditchburn 163.63 acres in 7-6;
Coast Range Lumbering Co. to
Geo T Gerlinger; deed of assign-
W L Gilson and wife to Henry
S Ferguson; lota in Falla City;
T. Tjirinn and. wife to Baran
Clary; lot in Monmouth; $110.
hands of a Derson unknown to us
A eareM examination of the
body of deceased by three, local
nhvRicians revealed the fact tnai
tha hnllet which caused the death
of Rnffera first passed through hit
right forearm, which at the time of
Hhnntinfir was evidently held up
before him as a guard from a blow
or protection from an assault wiin
a pistol or other weapon. It is
maintained that it would have
been practically impossible for de
ceased to have inflicted a wound of
this nature upon himself, which
Doints to a deliberate murder hav
ing been committed.
Rogers had been engaged or em
ployed in timber land cruising and
with Gardner & McCrossen
and it is thought that his knowl
edge of the land lraud resulted in
his being put out of the way.
John W. Gardner, of Gardner
& McCrossen, Roseburg timber
W.atora in whose employ "Jack
Rogers has been off and on for the
lst four vears. thinks Rogers was
murdered to insure -no tales being
tnlrt. Both men are in Portland
as witnesses in the land fraud
cases, and were here when the
crime was committed.
"Aa far as I know Rogers had
no reason to commit suicide. A
short time ago he relinquished a
homestead near Roseburg for about
$400," declared Gardner, as he sat
with a little knot of witnesses dis
cussing the crime. He had that
money, was not married an d seem
nav was contented. I can-see no
reason why he should kill himself
and will never believe that he did.
He was an important witness, and
that is the reason I think he was
Jan.27 Dr. H. L. Bancroft wUl
be at the Little Palace Hotel for
six daya. All eye trouble and
nervous Exhibits lelieved perma
CASH PRIZE OFFERED
Chance For Public School Pupils
To Win Prize
The Oregon Society of the Sons
of the American Revolution is an
organization composed of descend
ants of those who assisted in es
Any male descendant of such an
cestor is eligible to admission into
the society. Its objects are purely
patriotic and historical. One of
them is to stimulate interest in the
history of the American Revolu N
tion and loyalty to its principles.
For this purpose the society offers
three prizes of $25.00, $15.00 and
$10.00 respectively for the best es
say written by any student under
twenty-one years of age, in any
public school in Oregon, on either
of the following two American Rey
1. The Quebeo campaign.
. 2. The co-operation of the
French, how 'brought about and
Essays are limited in length to
twenty-five hundred words, must
be written on legal cap on one side
of the paper in the student's own
handwriting and must be accom
panied by the certificate of the
principal of the school attend
ed by the author, to the effect that
the author is a bona fide student
in the school and has been in at
tendance therein not less than six
weeks during the school year of
1904-05. Essays must be for
warded to the chairman of the
committee in charge, General
Thomas M. Anderson, 251 North
Twenty-fourth street, Portland, so
as to reach him not later than .
February 1. 1905. In awarding
the prizes the committee will be
governed by historical accuracy;
manner of treatment; orthography,
grammar, Byntax, and punctuation.
Any additional information will
be furnished by
Thomas M. Anderson,