I . I . , . r - -, - - " ' A I i Ontrn I!lalorl(! Pochlv V i INDEPENDENCE, OHEGON, THURSDAY, MAY 21, 100. NUMBER 51 FOUUTKKNTII YEAH. GOVERNOR TRY ING TO DECEIVE Governor Accuses take of Bad Faith. CAKE IS THE PEOPiES CHOICE It Is Only a Question of W hat ' Mr. lake's Majority Will B. Who cannot lilp from asking that question ftor hearing or reading the campaign sjeeches of the (iovcrnor. The Governor said that if lctil to tliH Hrnate lie ull try to see that an employers' liability lw, applicable to the interstate railroads, were inimc dintcly passed. Ho chnrpml that Congress IiikI nfusiil to pass mieh a bill (ilthoiiKh the President had rec-onmi.-ndrd iU passage a numlxr of times. The furt h are that Congress, bout two years flgo, passed nn act concerning thin subject and the same was held uncoimtitutional because it admits the regulation employers' liahility in several state when thi was a mutter over which Congress hint no control. Tin legislatures of the everal states tindr our system have exclusive control "on that subject within the nt.it-, an.l Congress can only regulate i-nrh matters relating to commerce between the states. During the present Congress a bill on this subject was passed and signed by president Knosevelt and the legislation it entirely satisfactory to railway em ployees throughout the country. In proof of this Btatement reference is made to President Roosevelt's last message. Again Governor Chamberlain ac cuses Wr. Cake of bad faith and of vile, nefarious treatment of Senator Fulton in the primary campaign in not denying tho charges made against the Senator and defending his good name therefrom. The evident pur poBO of Governor Chamberlain is to cieate in tho minds of the friends of Senator Fulton, a feeling of resent ment and revolt against Mr.' Cake's candidacy so that the Governor would inherit thoir votes. Those who have heard Mr. Cake's addresses will remember that Mr. Cako spoke of Mr. Fulton in the highest terms and oi one occasion, in "his speech in Union, branded the charges made against Senator Fulton as absolutely falso. Governor Chamberlain further said that if he was a friend of. Senator Ful ton's he would have made that denial. Little comfort will be obtained; by the Governor when the true facts, regard ing that vile controversy between Mr. Ileney and Mr. , Fulton are '.known. Mr. Ileney, in his speech -in Portland on January 28th, last, quotes the Btatement of Governor Chamberjain using these words,. "Governor Cham berlain, I have talked with about tbjs matter. He has made no affidavit, but I suppose his word, will go with out swearing to it and here 'is what he told me." Then'.vMr. Heney quoted at length from' the. statement of the Governor in which J. S. Smith was by him fully exonerated.: Heney alteo read an affidavit of Bishop H. L. Barclay who also "butts in" on the game. Then Governor Chamberlain, at Salem, gave out an interview to a well known democratic paper for the purpose of confirming .the statement of Heney and discrediting Senator Fulton when the Senator branded the Btatement as a malicious lie. It now becomes apparent to the public that the Governor, although now contend ing that Cake should have defended Senator Fulton, was one of the par ties engaged in the dastardly attempt to blacken Senator Fulton's good name for the purpose of bolstering up his own political ambition. It now appears most certain that Heney and i Chamberlain mere conspiring togeihir for the purpose of aiding in democrat ic iii.-ee. Un the senatorial eamaiKn. The Governor must think that the voters of Oregon do not read the nrwfpx ri or he would not have as wiled Mr. Cake far failing to defend an accusation ginst tfenator Fulton, which a being nmds by Heney in puMtinnee of a conspiracy of which Governor Chamberlain an Im portant niemU-r. Smith was appoint d by Governor Chamberlain lo the position of assistant warden of the stat jMiiiwntiary, and Ilishop liar clay, who wm also a nu mber of that conspiracy, presided over and intio diifnd Governor Chiim'Hrl.iin at the Governor' meeting at f!. Johns when heop'nel hi. ci np-lj:: i fr t'nited l ito Henntor. Ill view of tlm firogoh ' factK, the Governor's sincerity and honesty of purjiose must be severely questioned La Orande Observer, May 11, 1!')S." - .- Unites) l'r Assessor. C. S. Graves, republican nominee for county assessor, if elected, will conduct the office in the same fair manner as in the pact term. His platform is "Honest and Fair Asscss mcnts." Following established prec edent and the recommendation of the faithful hilars of his office Mr. (i raves deserves election tl ft second term. CLEAN SPORT FOR RACE MEET Arrangements for the spring meet of the Independence Driving Club are about perfected. Horses are still pouring in from all wetions of the state. With the number of good horses that are coming here it is intimated that a two days' meet may bo held tho week following the races. A field of four horses from Harry Corbott'a stable of thoroughbreds arrived in Independence and within tho lust ten days three thoroughbreds arrived here from Portland, from the stables of A. J. CotVinan. Twelve of fifteen good horses from local points are in training on the grounds here and a nuciber have also arrived for the harness events with many more to come. Harness events are attracting much attention. On these, betting it is ex pected will be spirited. On one of these it is understood a two side bet of IKK) a side has been made. This will insure a good race which will lie interesting to spectators. No admission will be charged fhe ladies to attend the races. Following is a synopsis of the pro gram of tlie horse show and the prizes which will be awarded on the two days of May 27th and 28th: FIRST DAY, 10 A. M. Draft stallions, two years old and upwards. - Tercherons, first prize, $5.00; second $2.50. Clydeu, first prize, $5.00; second, $2.50. ' ' ' - , "- - ' - ' Sliires, first prize, $5.00; second, $2.50. - Belgians) first prize,' $5.00; second, $2.50. - Coaches, first prize $5.00; second, $2.50. A. H. Holman, Taffia get, two years and under, first prize. $7.00; second, $5.00 and third, $2.50. Grand sweep stakes for all draft stallions. All entries free. i SECOND DAY, 10 A. M. Double driving team, first prize, $10.00 buggy robe, given by Geo. C. Dunham; second prize, $5.00 suit case or the value thereof given by Red Front Store. Single driver, first prize, $7.00 buggy robe, given by Geo. C. Dunham; second prize, buggy robe. Saddle horse, first prize, $7.00 suit case; second $2.50 suit case, both giv en by Reliable Mdse. Co. All entries free. " A grand ball will be given in the opera house on the night of the 28th. The music for the occasion will be furnished by the Independence orchestra. BIG AREA IS TO BEOPENED Id Kalmall), Harney, lake and Malheur Counties, BASE BALL AGAIN' IWtUR Oregon Towns Will Not Be fp-lo-Date Without a Ball Team. The beautiful spring weather tlmt is being tm joyed everywhere in Oregon ia sufficient to make every man, woman and child in every village, town and city, and upon every farm, feol as though theirs was the best place in the wide, wide world to live. Street paving and bard surface pav ing of the metropolitan ty has become tho rule throughout tho cities and towns of Oregon. Many hundred thousands of dollars will be invested in hard surface pavements in Oregon, outside of Portland, and during the present season Portland is doing more paving than at any time iu her history. The ('is Bay Harbor has just ir-sued a Woman's Kdition under the auspices of the Beautiful American Club. The best known women oi ihe htute have contributed to the issue and it is a success from every stand point. Tho members of the Portland Realty Board enjoyed, in addition to a boat ride on the incomparable Columbia, a full day's outing at Hood river, last Saturday, where they were entertained in t he most gracious way. A vast are a of Klamath, Harney, Lake and Malheur counties, compris ing some three hundred thousand acres, is to le opened for settlement. Much capital is behind the enterprise and this project must of necessity attract enormous attention to that great portion of Oregon, which only needs improved transportation facil ities to make it one of the most pro ductive and popular sections of the northwest, and the rapid settlement of these lands will force the building of tho transportation lines. " From Astoria to Huntington, and from Portland to Ashland, tl!e base ball craze has full hold of the state, and every vacant lot is being utilized in preparing for later contests. - One of the greatest attractions of Rose Festival , W eek will . be the 50 mile arid 100-nrile automobile speed contests to be held during the after noon of Thursday, June 4th. This will be the greatest racing event ever held on the Pacific Coast; the course lies east of this city, each lap being fourteen miles, "and a grandstand seating 10,000 people has been erected in full view of tho start and finish of the races. No machines will be allowed to enter which are not capable of sixty-five miles per hour. Three magnificent silver trophy . cups are offered for each race one valued at $500, one at $250 and four at $100 each. The entire course will be oiled and in perfect condition, the roads being closed to all traffic during the hours of the races and guarded by detachments of the Oregon National Guard. A field opposite the grand stand will be reserved for the use of any who may wish to view the races from automobiles or carriages, while telephones stationed '- at different points will report the progress of the races, announcement to be made on bulletin boards. The Roseburg Commercial Club is after a practical cannery man to co operate with the people of Roseburg in establishing a fruit cannery. WOODMEN WILL PICNIC. The picnic which takes place at Falls City May 23d by the Woodmen of the World promises to be something more than the ordinary, It U U nitf ! vTtiiM- to c.ni.iTIU rttftit and Mention is t;ien to prrjur ation iMk!iK to thv entertainment of gtirvU l the city. The tit five ilnlUrs offered by Falls City W. i. W. for the l-.t d oraUxi window, repreMMtlilift ood craft, is a uniiie idi s. It Mill lun ula te the citi'im and bimincn men to decorate th city fur the occasion ml will make a good iiupmiou mi all who attend. US PUPILS TO GRADUATE. ' Rpv. C. T. Hurd will prach o ial sermon to the niemU'ra of the grdddittiiiK cliiaac of the biub chol I t ho l'rc.byUruii church tn xt Sun day evening, Tho topic of Hev. HurdVtalk rill I- "The Power of the Mind." Preceding the n-rnion the diploma will lie prewnted to the graduate of the second and third year high school courses. It is ex M'ted that there will lx ten pupils who w ill graduate from thce grade of the high school. Friends of the graduate are rxjieciiilly invited to l present. FIRST STATE BANK Independence, Oregon. C A PJ.TAL, B25.000 A GKXKNJL JU.VKI.yo JJUSXtSS CONDUCTED OfrictfR amd Diuectohs: W. A. MesMier. Pre. K. If K Vice-Pr. C C. Patrick. Cash Wtu. RiJ.Ull K. N. Stump J. P. Hopi-rs WOOD FOK 8ALK (irtib oak, large lir, and ash wood, well seas. ned. Inve order at Han na & Irvine' Hardware store. fi-1 YOU OWE IT TO OUR MERCHANTS Why go abroad to buy goods when yon can pet them at home for less money, and get just what you want? At P. M. KirklandV dmtore of this city you will find a very complete line of the following, and prices right: Stationery, toilet articles, tissue pa per of all kinds, complete shaving out fit, all kinds of paints and brushes, local postcards, a very complete line of wall paper, ice cream and soda in season and there is always someone in attendance ready and willing to show you their many other lines of goods. All goods sold are as represented and they cheerfully correct all mis takes and guarantee satisfaction. Theirs is the oldest and most complete drug house in Polk' county and their success is due to fair dealing. YOUNG 8r JONES The Real Estate Men Farmers, List Your Prop erty Now! Independcnct, Or. Farm and City Property. Farm Property is Our Specialty We are going to sell real estato ! and are now in touch with peo ple in the east and some who are now on the ground and want email farms. They have the money and are going to in vest in Polk countv. IF YOU WANT TO SELL, NOW IS YOUR TIME Personal. : If any person suspects that their kidneys are deranged they should take Foley's Kidney Remedy at once and not risk having Brigbt's disease or diabeteB. Delay gives the disease a stronger foothold and you should not delay taking Foley's Kidney Remedy. It Is a pity to see a person neglect indications of kidney or bladder trouble that many result in Brigbt's disease when Foley's Kidney Remedy will correct in egularities and strengthen these organs. Take Foley's Kidney Remedy at the first sign of danger. Dove& Williams. , Miiscatt tor Sheriff. F. H. Muscatt, the republican nom inee for sheriff, stands for good, up right and honest methods in the con duct of the office. Mr. Muscatt favors local option and if elected to the of fice of sheriff -will enforce the admin istration of that law to the letter. If elected sheriff Mr. Muscatt will col lect taxes of Polk county without fear or favor; will enforce regulation of sa loons according to the laws and or dinances of county and cities of Polk. This platform deserves support. A Canforntan's L.uck. "The luckiest day of my life was when I bought a box of Bucklea's Arnica Salve;' writes Charles F. Budahn, of Tracy, California. "Two 25c boxes cured me of an. annoying case at itching piles, which bad troubled me for years and that yielded to no other treatment." Sold under guar antee at all druggists. Serious Results Feared. You may well fear serious results from a cough or cold, as pneamonla or consumption starts with a cold. Foley's Honey and Tar cures the most obBti nate coughs or eolda and prevents ser ious results. Refuse substitutes. Dove & Williams. fji v ri A FULL LINE of single and double names. My harness is all made from oak tan leather and warranted to be free from flaws. My prices are light. G. C Dunham Independence, Or.Kon . s?- s?- sz. s?. ?. s?- -v -Si -SSi ,"5 - " F:LOt7R "PRIDE OF OREGON" Valley ; "Prize Peach" HARD WHEAT FLOUR We guarantee these Flours equal to any on J&Q market. Keep your money at home and buy only home made Flour. We solicit a trial Oregon Milling & Warehouse Co. POLK GOUNTY" BANK MONMOUTH, - OREGON. PAID CAPITAL $30,000.00 Transacts a general banking and exchange business. Deposits received, Loans made, Drafts sold. Officers and Directors J. H. Hawley, Pres., P. L, Campbell, Vice Pres., Ira C. Powell, Cashier J. B. V. Butler. F.B.Powell, J. B. Stump, I. M. Bknpson.