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About West side enterprise. (Independence, Polk County, Or.) 1904-1908 | View Entire Issue (June 11, 1908)
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INDKrENDENCK. OUWiON, THUKSDAY, JL'NK 11, 1mw.
Jplferson Kretis Has Narrow
BODY IS BADLY MANGLE
Caught by Reboundinq Trc
and Pinioned Benealh
for an Hour.
JwTtmiin Krel. iton of Leonard
Krt-lx who rcniili'it out south of 1ml
venduiit'c. mi't with cloae cull for
hi life IiihI Katurday morning. In
comimnv with Homer Mill lie wa
cutting timlxT on the company
lower ranch when tree they were
working on full without warning
catching young Krelxi. He had been
awing at the butt of the tree low to
the ground and had jimt rien to h
knee when the tree fell. Kicking
back when it hit the ground the butt
of the tree utruck him in the hip
knocking him down and the next
instant the tree rebounded and came
over onto his body.
With the help at hand it was next
to impoible to remove the tree from
hia body and it waa only after an
hour's work that it was accomplished
The unfortunate young man was re
moved immediately to Independence
and from this place he was taken the
same day to Halem on the launch
Independence. He was taken at
once to the Bulcni hospital and prep
eration waa made to operate, but on
account of his critical condition it
was decided to wait until Monday
If he is not hurt internally there is
better hopes for his recovery but if on
the other hand his injuries are in
tcrnal an operation is the only hoje
for his recovery.
Mr. Krebs is well known around
Independence and Salem and the
news of hia accident was received
with much regret. He is sixteen
years of age and of a healthy, cheer
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tlipitih'ti a ri'U from an tlakof
piii'iiiiMinia auhVrnl "Hi wwks 'j
and from which die n--r ri'tuplrt. ly
Mr. and Mr. laniard bad no rhil-
drrn. The fiinrial i rii ld to oc
cur tomorrow, though arrangement
hail Dot lifrn made at the time of
tli in writing.
Itttdly HtrnlnHl Aitkin l-'iirril
Thrre yir ago our ifntijclilt-r irained
lirr ankU and lid two ufTvrlng rrri
til for IliiWday and nlghla had not
lept a initial. Mr. Mulling, of Hut'
ler, Tron , told u of Otati brrlain'
Pain Halm. U whiiI totlm tor that
niytit and got bollle of ll and hthrd
her ankle two r ilirtw timM and the
went to leep and bad a good night'
rwt. The neat morning aha u much
Iwttrr and In a short time cnuld walk
around and hail no mora trouble ilh
hrr ankle. K. M. llruiuitt, HauipUia,
Tenn. 25 and 60 cent iw for tat liy
I. M. Klrkiand.
Greatest Event In History of
TONS OFCHEHRIES IN OREGON
Several Hundred Extra Pick
ets Required for
Fay ShijJry, who ha Im-oii working
for Jay Powell of near Monmouth,
returned home Monday.
John Walker la building a iarn on
the place he bought of Eugene
Nearly every one from here attended
the farmer' picnic at Shady Lane
Elmer and William Griffith of
Dallaa have been visiting with their
brother, Alfred Griffith.
C. C. Fishback and "inter. Ina and
The great IJme Feti,al of Portland
is now a mailer oi inamry. u
easily the niimt eventful wwk Port
land ever enjoyed. Tho convention
of tho Pacific Coutt Ad Men's League
started at the commercial club Mon
day morning, closing the day with a
dinner that waa simply terfect.
Admiral Swinburne and the other
officers of the Charleston, tho York-
town and six torpedo boat participat
ed in every event, and hud much to
do with the success of the program
The parade were all auiierior, the an
Lettie, have returned home from the tomobile race were remarkable, and
bop yard where they have lieen the attendance of both visitor and
working for Arch Myer. home people at each and every feat
Ada. 8cott of Kalem wa a visitor at ure, is conclusive proof of the pro
the Fiahback home tho past week. perity of the Pacific northwest.
The Western Master Printers Asso-
Conaumptlveft Made Comfortable ciation, composed of all the leading
Foley' Honey and Tar ha eared printer between the Rocky mount
m.nMM nf Inrlnlant coniumDtlon ain ana the raahc ocean, met in
and even In the advanced stage convention at Portland last week
afford comfort and relief. Refuse any They are now thoroughly organized
bat (be genuine Foley' Honey and and every important city on the
Tar. Dove 4 Williams.
CROP IN SIGHT
coast is represented upon the exec
In the valley around Cove, Oregon,
there will be produced thia year two
hundred ton of cherries and five
hundred cars of apple. The people
there realize that they will need from
two hundred and fifty to three hun
dred people in addition to their local
population to pick and pack the
A special Portland excursion party
The busiest place in Independence
is about the cannery building where . d h commenccmont ex.
ercises of the Oregon State Univer
preparation for the handling of this
year a Iruit ana vegciaDie crop is
urried. The manager, R. A. John
son is showing, Dy ine systematic
arrangement of the interior, that he
is thoroughly competent, which is
lone an assurance of tho success of
the enterprise. Machinery is being
sot in position and it is only a matter ,
of a lew days more until tne plant
ill be ready for operation. Indica
tions are that there will be a large
yield of fruit this year.
Mrs. Leonard Dies Suddenly.
Died, in Monmouth, Ore., Tuesday,
June 11, 1908, at 8 o'clock a. m. at
the family residence, Mrs. Phoebe
Leonard, wife of Charles Leonard.
It is understood that Mrs. Leonard
is the daughter of one of the early
pioneers, but data is not obtainable at
this time. A more extended account
is expected to appear in next issue of
The immediate cause of her death
was pneumonia. It is understood
that her illness was brought on
sity on June 24th.
The Oregon Association of Title
Men, which will affiliate with the
National Association of Title Men,
was organized at Portland on Satur
day. Delegates from many sections
of Oregon were given a banquet by
Portland fraternity Saturday
With the election over and the
assurance of a great cherry and berry
crop, the people of all Oregon Bhould
"get busy" and advertise more than
ever bofore. With its latest addition,
Died, in Independence, Monday, the 1 oledo Development League now
June 8, Mrs. Wesley .Perry, at tho res- has eighty-threo members.
idence of the family on Fourth street, Under the new national banking
god 28 years, 9 months and 7 days, law, approved May 30th, Oregon's
Mrs. Weslev Perrv was the daughter added quota of currency will be
Passing of Mrs. Perry.
vUil ith friend. Mr. If atnptou r-1
h-.I.., fi-liiru to I'm. II. i,ii mil
Harold S..);.-r i-turiil Moodayj
rt rnuig fri.iu a noli ij.it in th
flnrti Pom l ) rornpli-liil ,i
jur'i Ih.i.I t'.ik at M"M and i
ln.ltif f..r hi acaliort.
M . iiiiio nlli l ii.n .,il Irani ami their
mil grn of from ItlU at
the annual picnic at liuLrroll Irint
Friday aflrrnooii by the m ore of 21 to
7. ratur.Uy. May aMh. the Mun-
mouth team again ib frut.-d the Iu!l.i.
player on their borne ground by a
core of ft to I. The Dull.! boy rami!
with very trong hoj- of a inning the
game Friday afternoon but went borne
brokenhearted. At they departed,
the Monmouth (toys ang them a par
ody on "Don't cry, little girl, don't
cry," which b worded "Don't cry,
little boy, don't cry, you'll I lae
ball pliiyer bye and bye."
A (irnml I'ttriilly Meriiclfitt.
'ft give run pleaaur to ptak a
giMkl word for Kleetne Jilttera. wr te
Frank t on in o( No, 4 Ui Houston tt.,
New Y.-rk ' If, a a grand family
mrdiclDH lor d.vxirpU and liver com-
pliCKtlnn; wnlle for lantti back and
weak kll It cai.n -t be too highly
red' i.iiieii.li." -trie Hitter reg.
uiati- 1 1 if iiireaittr functiou, purify
tho 'blond, an. I Impart renewed vigor
and vitality to the weak and deUI
Iih of both wxe. Hold under gu
an tee at all drugKista. 6flo.
Not lu the Trust.
The Thomas Crown Changeable
Sloed Mower i the one that you wan
thia year, a it is a saving in price and
lalor to you. They have been on the
market for 43 year. They also have
the ball and roller bearings, fine foot
lift and a floating cutter bar. Call
and inspect them before you make
your purchase. They have a stronge
guarantee with them than the trust
good. R. M. Wade & Co. have sam
pie on dirtplay.
FIRST STATE BANK!
C VP I TAX, 825,000
AT BUENA VISTA
of Mrs. N. S. Mattison, of this city,
was born in Michigan in 1879, re
moving to Oregon in 1883 and set
tling in this city where bIio resided
with the Mattison family up to the
time of her marriage to Wesley
Perry in May, 1902. Her marriage
was a very happy one and her death
was one of the saddest.
The funeral services took place from
the Odd Fellows hall Tuesday, under
tho auspices of the Robekah lodge of
An expression of the esteem with
which Mrs. Perry was held was testified
by the bank of roses at the tomb and
which were carried there by special
No humbug claims to be made for
Foley's Honey and Tar, the well
known remedy for coughs, colds
and lung troubles. The fact that
more bottles of Foley's Honey and
Tar are used than of any other cough
remedy Is the best testimonial of its
great merit. Why then risk taking
some unknown preparation wnen
Foley's Honey and Tar cost you no
more and is safe and sure. Dove &
Miss Leota Foster who has been
teaching at Dayton is home for the
Miss Maude Hawley spent the week
Miss Lillian Bogert entertained
the Goldenrod Club on Thursday
The first open air concert was given
by the band on Sunday afternoon
and was much enjoyed by people
throughout the town.
E. H. Hosner and family have re
turned from a trip to Portland.
Ernest Sickafoose left Monday for
Heppner where he will' spend the
Dr. H. A. Beauchamp of Stayton
was a visitor here Sunday.
Winifred Arrant, a member of the
faculty of the Weston normal, return
ed home Saturday.
Arle C. Hampton, principal of the
Pendleton high school, made a visit
with his parents the first of the week
going from here to Eugene for a
An exciting event occurred at
Buena Vista, Sunday, May 28th
when a. large crowd gathered at, the
home of W. P. Bevens to see the fa
mous Colorado broncho buster, Alvia
Lockridgc, ride a wild broncho belong
ing to Kay baunaers. JNine oi the
strongest men in the neighborhood
were employed an hour or more in
saddling and bridling the wild animal,
This was dohe under the direction of
the broncho buster who stood back
waiting for the broncho to be brought
to tho place where he was to mount
The excited crowd stood terrified
when the vicious brute was lead forth
by six men. The animal plunged
and reared so that it was impossible
for the rider to mount until the pony
was thrown to the ground. Mr. Lock
ridge then mounted, the men holding
the rope until he was seated. De
spite the efforts of the broncho to un
seat him, the rider held his place for
fully fifteen minutes, when he finally
jumped off. The enthusiastic spec
tators cheered lustily and a collection
was taken up which amounted to the
sum of $1.51 and a beer check.
Married in this city, June 3d at the
home of the bride's mother, Mrs.
Mary Ford, Miss Laura Etta Ford to
Mr. William Propst, Rev. S. Ed
Launer officiating. Only immediate
relatives and close friends were pres
ent on the happy occasion. The cere
mony took place Wednesday eve
ning at eight o'clock and the happy
couple departed immediately for
their new home at W. P. Bevens'
farm where Mr. Tropst is omployed.
Card of Thanks.
We, the undersigned, desire to thank
the neighbors and friends of Inde
pendence for the many acts and deeds
of kindness and sympathy extended
to us during the illness and funeral of
our deceased relative, Mrs. Wesley
Perry. Wesley Perry,
Mrs. N. S. Mattison and Family.
.4 OK.YXrUI. JUXA'IXG Jil'SIMSS CO.YDl'CTFD
Of riCKHM AND DlKrCTOK:
W. A. Meaner. Pref. K. Ilnfer, We-l're. C. C. trick, Cash
U rn. Hiddell F. N. 8tum. J. P. Ilogert
YOUNG Sr JONES
The Real Estate Men
Farm and City
Property is Our
We are going to sell real eetale
and are now in touch with peo
ple in the eaat and some who
are now on the ground and
want small farms. They have
the money and are going to in
vest in Polk county.
IF YOU WANT TO SELL,
NOW IS YOUR TIME
of single and doable harnee. My
harness ia all made from oak tan
leather and warranted to be free
fro m flaw. .
My prices are light.
G. C Dunham
"PRIDE OF OREGON"
HARD WHEAT FLOUR
We guarantee these Flours equal to
any on the market. Keep your
money at home and buy only home
made Flour. We solicit a trial
Oregon Milling & Warehouse Co.
POLK COUNTY 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. 8. Powell, J. B. Stump,
I. M. Simpson.