t TWICE A WEEK k -tacit TJUUTKHNTH YKAK. iNDKl'KNDKNCJM'OUC COUNTY, OHKSON. JULY 21 WOU. NUMNEK IS LK COUNTY BANK MONMOUTH, - OREGON. PAID CAPITAL $30,000.00 TretiMrU a genend ImnkliiK liiin. made, Drfu mM. 'rfut .ml o..ur.iw I)rjHM.II reeelveil, Ixns Kttrnlfitll t'vell nil accounts. ...... i i i., , IhIi. Vlw Trf-.. !rt. ruwll, CIiler J. It. V. IIUIHT, I . I. M. Hlini. HAVING GAY TIMES?:-, fl jaever, Uiott ol llit ffoorft J ir yards jut the wine I" j I tin tim f side, M thai In t i.ll,iii ar eiiod for loir i , pries sni U I thought better la k Evcryllilng as.ASr lur-i;;;-;.--';;;;.,,-;:, - the end. Kvery Induittiofi points to a fifteen cent opening market I iiei if this should U the cse I I- tr figures limy reached later. Tin yield i thl section will diultltin equal if not rirwil that f lh lat wason. llarrixhurg Bulletin. day Mghi In the Social Realm of Independence Xcar Approach cl Hnp-Plcking Time With Good Crops In View Tend to Make flop World Cay flllllPP TUP I IITP t"r 7,"in '' fcrivJ I IIAlYlIr I Mr I iNl f,: lh-P-crni.to Valley ... I UlUlilUL IIIL Llllb wil U I'UcvJ ill th Urervlin.lri- lit. i i-i. i ...i:,t;. i l.L.r, il filler luimfdsatt- V, I The other rnstmal, gravi l obtl. -rl on I'uts't Sound has h--n re- reived and ;iiKn It U Mo I to Polk and Marion lollows the Fool Hills . THE INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL BANK OJtXxT gTOOIC, S50.000.00. a Hi! AM NKiONi Vie PresUlen " n W. IRVINE, Cll-r. DIRECTORS. H. HYrrg. ' " " abject to check. Eililc Palace fiotel Independence . T. Ul. Crtanor, Proprietor $ ! g earerully Supplied Cablet. SpccUl Attention to Commercial trade. J UNDERTAKING Day or Night Ci: Promptly attend ed to. Fine Parlor la Connection. An Experienced Lady Aslant. pne, main 273 R. Licensea by Oregon Btate Hoard of Health. INDEPENDENCE! BICE Gr CflLDREdTH OREGON 44444- THE rllKLIE STORE Largest Country Store in Polk County ittroson Biros. ' . . . . n nnirr n CTrtDC POrULAn rmutu gium- UTy uuuuo oiit vtvv-. , - - Boots; Shoes, Hardware ana a general mi i " COUNTRY PRODUCE HANDLED Butter, Eggs, Poultry, Wool, Mohair and Farm Produce Generally Bought. OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT GENERAL MERCHANDISE Goods and Groceries, Men's and Boys Clothing, Simpson -Bros. ffirlie, Ore Tho hop cnter of Oregon wi Mftir Hturly nijht. The ap proucli of harvest, with the prospect of a good crop, and a rising pric". combine to creato ir.terfftt in the hop induHtry, and the events of Saturday night fort-halow the ac tivity that will mark the I'M) hop picking Beacon a few week hence. At Independence a band paraaea tlia Htreets and a big hall w" given in the opera house. At the Horet yard of over 400 acres a few niilea to the north was another ball, ana at the Krehs Bros, hig yard a tew miles to the south was a banquet ana noiah'.e gathering of hop nun. The Bocial features ol tlie nop picking season opened up unusually early this year, aud from Saturday night until after the crop is saved this fall, Independence hop district will he the center of attraction. At 8 o'clock Saturday evening the Norm al Cadet Band paraded tbe streets of Independence and gave an onen-air concert. Hundreds of people thronged the streets and cheered tbe music. Following the kan.l mncert. a crsnd ball was piven in tbe opera bouue. The In denendenco orchestra , discoursed ojusic, and until the midnight hour the hall was filled to its capacity with merry dancers who had an evening of unusual pleasure. At the Horst amusement can, risincr lrom the midst of green trel- lised hoD vines, another crowd en joyed au evening of dancing and music. The Krebs yard was the scene of an unusually joyous time. The Krebs are noted entertainers and nothing was spared in the prepara tion for this occasion. It was an invitation; affair, and at 8:30 o'clock the Salem orchestra struck ud music, which laBted during the evening. The doors to the banquet hall also were ajar until the mid night hour, and all the delicacies of the season were served. Dancing, j aud the trial of John Cordano, in iliujal made in advance in dicate that the totil upr.rts t.f Anifrican manufactures fur the fiscal year ending with the Ittnt of June will amount to GK),000.Oi.O. The prece ling fiscal year's totals were about .rn,00.000. add ItuK) showed a total of M34,CKUXX) The increase of exports in manu facture in ten years amount to J(',0er cent, while the gin of other exports is hut 75 , per cent. ()ur export trade in manufactures in growing shout twice as fast as export bueinem in raw materials. Aggregate imports of materials to be urfd for manufacture amount to close to 5'.K),000,()00. County Line Should Conform to Con venience and Commercial In Itrcsls end Cross Eiver tint contents ( the big tubes the water used in the city iU be forced through the SiliTi. and puri fied. Thee filter are guaranteed Jt , remove mote tl.au !''J ptr :n t I nf all linnuriiic . A the wab f I C lines direct from the t-"ritiiu Itiver it will he bent when hltereo1. Miss Nellie Davidson Married at Tacoma Tacoma Wash., July 21. Avery Dretty wedding was solemnized at the Hotel Donelly, on the 11th, the contracting parties being Miss Nellie Davidson formerly of Inde pendence, Ore., the groom, Mr. C. R. Warde formerly of San Francieco now in business at Seattle Wasb. They left for a short trip on the Sound and will be at boaie to friends after tho 20th at their apartments. TO PROTECT HORTICULTURE State Board of Horticulture Has Pub lished and. Is Sending Out Copy of State Laws on Subject. Why not tlch that i-trip of land ac roes the river known as "Missouri Bottom" to Polk county? Commercially it belong to Polk.; The land belong largely to I oik County people. Many of them live here and cultivate land serous the river. The residents come to Inde pendence to trade and it is cor.vtn ient for them to take the motor;bere for the county seat at Dallas. From Salem, the county feat of Marion, they are cuu off by a range of hills making connection with the Capital City impractical. Land owners living in Salem iinu iv moist convenient to come by Inde pendence to reach their property. A ferry acroes tbe river at lnae nendence has come to be an lm perative demand of the growing traffic. Marion county has been asked to bare a share of the burden of purchasing the ferry bo as to transfer people to and Iro across the river free. She has not seen fit to grant the request. By al lowing this strip cut off, which is almost foreign territory to Salem, the matter ci ferriage would be dis oosed of. being thrown on Polk County which would take care of the matter. TO IMPROVE THE SERVICE Superintendent Darcy Will Recom mend Adoption of Central En ergy System Here tlreee Front ISe.ieli A youth sst on Nye Creek Bench, His bend was in a whirl, His eyes and mou'h were full of hair And hi Hrms were full ol girl. Because the people of Oregon have paid very little attention to the law for the protection of the horticultural industry from fruit the State Board of Horticul ture has recently published a brief Superintendent Dancy will re commend to the Pacific States Telephone company that the pres ent system for Independence, Mon mouth and Dallas be changed to the common battery or central en FIFTEEN CENTS OFFERED FOR HOPS HERE TODAY Hots 15 cent. That is the con tract price for hops in Independ ence today. Some are refusing to contract at that figure. The mar ket is brighter than for the j aet year. Case of Small Pox In the Country A case of t mall pox appeared in the country not far from Indepen -dence the past week. It is in mild form but the premises have been rigidly quarantined to prevent any possible spread. A few weeks ago, small pox broke out in the family of Joe Brown near Airiie. A quar antine was promptly established and rigidly enforced and there was D.3 spread. There is small pox in the country and has been lor some time but its very mild. It exists principally in the larger towns and cities and because the new9 of its existence ia suppressed, it occasion ally is carried to the country. It's a duty one owes to the public, that when afflicted with any ailment of an epidemic nature to consult a physician promptly and thus avoid possibility of spreading any contag ious disease. ANTIOCH. LIVERY, FEED AND BOARDING STABLE . W. DICKINSON, Prop. Good Rigs for Commercial Men a Specialty. , Good accommodations. Horses well fed. Uine rigs Horses boarded by day, week or month. Teleplione 2To. 203 Independence, Oregon W.R ALLIN D. D S. ...Dentist... Painless Extraction Independence, Cooper Building, Oregon B. T. IIENKLK, Barber Shop. MAIN STREET, One door aouth of Postl Office. Fine Batha m coaneetion with -hop Independence, B- Obk00" Tonsorial Artists- Next door to Little Palace Hotel Sharp Razors, Prompt Service. BOOT BLACK IN CONNECTION. W. G. (SHARMAN Merchant Tailor BankBuildiDg, Independence, in a pen eral way. that it forbids aua ine inui oi juuu vui j- j kangaroo court, were features of the the sale or shipment of diseased 15 ' e...'L Ti ; f nnn linnwn nnf.hB unt. Conies are being ersrv 8V6tem. Under ttiis sysiem, delivered to dealers who handle the batteries are all at central fruit, but none will be sent to grow- office instpad of each subscriber ers in general. Most people do not having one for his phone. It is a a. nnian1 lYr-tsllll know the terms of Jaw, except not necessary 10 nug evening. The gathering included represen tatives of English and Eastern hop taiives 01 ililigUBii mm - - . dealers who were given a glimpse of the sale of diseased fruit, but also hoDvard life. Among those in at tendance were Joe Harris, John Carmichael, Cbas. Lrnesley, J. J. Roberts, Henry Carnoyer, Dr. Clay and Lester Davis of Salem; Julius Wolfe of SilvertQn; Harry Hart, Judge Cameron, John Cordano and Gus Donovan of Portland. Then there were Miles Porterfield, E. M. Young, ,W. W. Percival, Sam Ir vine, the Krebs and others from Polk county. Seme of the guests remained over until yesterday and all voted the reception all that could be wished for. All will be back for hop picking. ' It is the woman with a new hat who never complains because the sermon is long drawn out. Hops Looking Good Around Harrisburg The hop yards in this part of the valley are looking very well and every indication points to a splen did vield. In a number of the Obkogb while there are very few in others. fruit. It is not generally known that the law applies not only to the spraying of diseased trees aDd to the sale of impure spraying ma terials. The law requires dealers in spraying materials to give the purchaser written guarantee of the purity of the goods. This is an im portant provision, for there have been instances known of growers buying materials that were not only worthless, but really harm ful to the trees. The grower went to the expense of buying materials and putting it ou the" trees and without any return for his labor. One grower it is reliably declared, purchased spray material which killed all the foliage on his trees and will probably result in the death of the trees themselves. Is It Worth While? "Is it worth while that we jostle a brother Bearing his load on the rough road of life? Is it worth while that we jeer at each other did yieict. in a uuiuuw war to ine Knner ww ,. v n yards no lice have been discovered, God pity us all in our pitiful strife." stalled by the Wlametto Valley ' .... t: xniior ComDanv. which owns the Albany this system, taking down the re ceiver produces a flash light at central and the subscriber is an swered. . The management also contemplates doing away with a large number of patrons on the same line. There are now nioe and ten on some family lines in In dependence and it is the purpose to cut them down so that not more than five will be on any line. The Lebanon flouring mills, the property of John E. Drucks, were destroyed by fire at a late hour to Saturday with the contents and the entire plant is a total loss. The loss on building and stock will ag gregate about $15,000, while Mr. Druck's iqsurance on the property was only about $5,000. This is the second attempt to burn the mill in a few months. Pore Mountain Water For City of Albany Albany ,0r., July 23. It is now but a matter of a few days until Albany will have pure mountain . . .1.-. fnr nan in the CltV. 1136 Slll- In blackness oi nean, mat wo . I 1 f il.A Clinaa i cate sand for the filters recently in- Joaquin Miller Company, which owns the Albany H. Wunder lately paid Charlie Davis $450 for 20 acres of timber land. Tommie Sullivan has lately pur chased a new open buggy. Young ladies look out. Miss Irene Dodd of Falls City passed through Antioch Sunday, enroute to Monmouth where she is attending the summer school. Miss Nellie Gardner of Mon mouth, who taught a good school here last winter has been employ ed to teach our school this fall. Purchase Hardwood Mill Fred Oberer and E. A. Meyer were up from Kainer the latter part of the week and purchased the hardwood mill that has been idle here most of the time since Mr. Oberer left last spring. The mill has a capacity for 15,000 feet a day and will be removed to the west of Falls City where the proprietors have contracted for 7,000,000 feet of timber. New Farmers' Line Poles and wires are up and phones now being installed on the new Parker line connecting the Dickinsons, S. H, McElmurry, Moses Peterson, Anderson, Mrs. Davidson, Ellis Davidson, Mr. Lacey and others. Contracts are signed up for a farmer line to Buena Vista and branching off tak ing in Suver. The Buena Vista line extends to Walter Roy, Tom Pomeroy, Wm Steele across tbe river.