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HILLSBORO. WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY. NOV
D W. BATH, p I'BUSIIEk.
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nut iniiiii HID 1HKT IUUM notify til
pulilmlier or tliey will be held liable for
OFFICIAL COUNTY l'APEK.
$1.40 a Year, in Advance.
ICniorad at tba Poatofflc at Hllla-
ru, Oregon, for tranamlaaton through
thM mail kji awonj-ciaaa mail lumier.
Official Paper of Washington County.
Republican in Politics. .
invKKriMiNo Knm: lix,gy, 00 cnt
an tiu li, miiikih column, for (our lnaer
tuniH; reaiiuiil iioiiren, one cent a word
tch IniMtrtlon (iiottiinir Iran than 15
cents) ; ()ri)l;iiinal curin, ona Inch, $1
a moiiili ; .lgB cunt, $5 a year, lay
lile ijn.irtei I v, (notice and feaolutionr
I rue lo H'lvertlMinu loilg-ea).
E. B. TONGUE
Office: Kcomi 3. 4 and S. Morgan Bit
WAS WELL KNOWN REAL
Dies at His Home in This City After
an Illness of Seven Weeks Was
Prominent in the Stale.
R. 1 L. Cate, one of the most
prominent real estate men in this
section oi uregon, passed away
at his home in this city at 11
o'clock last Saturday night, after
a painful illness of seven weeks.
On account of failing health Mr.
l,atft mni'M from PnrtlanH tn
iL i minute with a farmer
mubuuru a xew monins ago, nop- n!i,:n- anUa W th BM nf rhp
ing the change would give him a Load. A short ways down the
little more rest and a longer road a crew of men were picking
lease on life, but he was too ac- up potatoes in a field. One
J. W. Barnes and Robt Hock
en have purchased one of the lat
est improved potato diggers and
haye just finished digging about
25 acres of potatoes for-them-i
selves which will probably give
them about 2000 sacks of pota- J
toes. These were dug in hve
days time which is quite a saving
over the old way of digging by
Mrs. E. G. Anderson's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Williams spent
Sunday in our city.
Reed Walworth, of St Louis,
Mo., visited at the home ot 11. u,
Vincent several days last week
One dav last week while the
carrier of R. F. D. No. 3 was
driving along the Scholls Ferry
road, he stopped to gas for
ARRIVING FROM THE EAST
some Stale Items mteresi-or.
Son Stale Dairy Asaoclauoa)
December 12 Hi j.
W. N. BARRETT
ATTORN EY-AT-LA W
Ulflce: Central Block, Rooma 6 and 7,
ATTORN EY-AT-LA W
OHlce, In Union I'.lk., with H. B. Ilurton
THOS. II. TONGUU JR.
Jllii : kuuma A, 4 anil 5, Mormn BlocK
MARK IS. BUM P,
Notary Public ami
O. F. SHELDON.
Attorney - ut - Law
Office Over Welminu'a Htorc, Second fcU
Special Attetiontot'onvoyanclng, Pro
ne Matters, Drawing Iual l'aoera, Etc
JOHN M. WALL.
Office upstairs, Bailey-Morgan Blk
8. T. LINKLATER, M. B. C. M.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
In the ev
uiiMtalri. over Tlie iHilta Drug
Otlire hours S to 12; 1 to 6, and
to t) o'clock.
J. P. TAMIESIE, M. D.
8. P. K. It. SURGEON
Rld..nc- c.rn.T Thir.l .rut at"jO iP
111. niriiui'it. " --
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from lx-li IniK iim.
wrxl dar or uiulil
All roll! rtnllj
F. A. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: MorKan-Balley block, np
atalra, roonia 11?. 13 and 15. Renldence
8. W. cor. 1'aae Line and Second ata.
F. J. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: Morgan Bailey block, up
talra with K. A. Uftlley. Realdence,
N. K. corner Third and Oak at.
A. B. 1JAILUY, M.D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
tive a man to take life easy if
given an opportunity, and he con
tinued his labors until the com
plication of diseases from which
he was suttenng, forced him to
remain at home, where he soon
was confined to the bed, and as
stated above, death relieved him
of his suffering, which at times
Mr. Cate was liorn in Eastern
Tennessee in 1857, and lived there
and in Texas until 1881, when he
moved to Portland, which has
been his home up to the time he
moved to this city. He was one
of the most active and public
spirited men of the Kose City and
an enthusiastic worker in every
enterprise that would tend to
bring Fortland into prominence,
and it is largely through his per
sonai etlorts tnat the necessary
bonus was raised to induce the
Doernbacher Manufacturing Co.
to transfer its plant from l'uget
bound to Fortland. No enter
prise was too large for him to
take hold of, and he was never
backward about putting in his
own money to push it along, as on the streets.
the men. noticing the carrier
standing a few minutes, supposed
that something was detaining
him or holding him up or some
thing or other, so he got a gun
and came on the run to slay any
thing that might be giving trou
ble to Uncle Sam. I he carrier,
seeing the man coming with the
gun. supposed that he had seen
a pheasant and was going to shoot
it and not wishing to spoil a shot
continued to "gas" a little long
er. When the man came within
hailing distance he asked "What
was it? The carrier replied
with the same question and now
there are several people trying to
figure out who the laugh is on
Mr. Moll, senior, father of the
tonsorial artist of this place, has
purchased two blocks of land.
from Mrs. E. M. Klink. near the
depot, and also the Chilton house
in that same neighborhood and
expects to make his home here,
Beaverton is to have a jeweler
in the near future. A traveling
watchmaker will be here every
Monday according to bills tacked
was shown at the time he tried
to secure a $40,000 hotel for
The funeral was held from the
home of the deceased on Monday,
the services being conducted by
Rev. H. Gilpatrick of the Con
gregational church, and the re
mains taken to Fortland and
taken in charge of the Elks and
by them laid to rest in Riverview
ftemetery. Resides being an Elk.
Mr. Cate belonged to the Knights
Mrs. II. G. Vincent and Mrs,
A. Hein visited friends in Fort
land last Saturday.
A. C. Allen spent the greater
portion of last week at home
nursing a broken rib. the result
of a mixup in the football game
at Lugene a week ago last Satur
An Astoria dispatch of the2Gth
of Pythias and was a member of s.ays: .surveyors of the Ly.
thel'ort and Chamber of Cnm- "c ,Urtli " 'B yicir ourvey ua
..I TO" O a Vmif h'a tAAtnf U mHnir nnH
merce. lie leaves besides his . '- u
wife, whom hemarriod in Port. a.re no.w running their lines up
and n 1881. and whom mnirlpn tu -iron w ine yregon
name was Laura Dickinson, three T11 navigation oock on
children. Ix-slie. HPl.n nnr Poh. Commercial street Surveys are
ert. all living with their mother Pfing maae along Astor and uond
at th f.nmiivr homo rw kv, streets. This will complete the
er. W 15 ('jito rom'Hpa in tnla survey rom Hillsboro to Astoria.
city, and another, T. A. Cate.
lves in V ancouver. He also had
the following sisters: Mrs. J.
W. Thompson of Pomona, Calif.,
Mrs. J. W. Fads, San Francisco,
Mrs. Ii. M. Hales of Jefferson
City, Tenn., Mrs. John Gose of
Decatur, lex., and Miss Geonrie
l I v . v i .Tv ii v.' I L , ifllll. AIL I i . . . .
half brother. lUrnardW. Cate of pcnain s latest appnintee, having
this city, and a half sister. Mrs peen appointed Saturday evening
Altogether three routes have been
surveyed between Astoria and
the Nehalem river. It is under
stood the best grade secured was
on the Klaskanine and Young's
Robert 0. Stevenson, a native
Oregonian, is Governor Cham
Iayes of Knoxville,
omOTBailry. ln. fh.r.. Offr. hnort
. - ... ft, 1-ialtnti ami 7 (O . RMUfPI
I S"'!. ,,..,lh of oil, rloo.r.c llBbl pl.nt.
...ii. nu ui'inleil 1t or aiKtii.
Rocky Mountain Tea Nuggets
1 BnT HiHlicln lor tr9
. 1 . .. . . IB .1 VI 1
a f b avn.i nfarww iu
. Unnntain T In lao-
llnulni" mad Of
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COLOEK NUGGETS FO" 8LL0W PEOPLI
a r.in.iitttiim. In!ik"tlon. I-
nl iJl-lnr Trouble. 1 hi. pl.vem. Inj
lt firm. X tT
Dr. B. P. Shepherd,
(SuccoMor toPr. A. MurriiO
At hit r,m. orer City nakery every
TneUy. ThurnU? '" Ptnnly.
rr,.l.nr oi Th-ry an.i ''w1'!- ....
Always Room for One More.
Forest Grove N'ews: Rumor is
current in Hillsboro that Washing
ton county is to have a democratic
ewspaper. Inafmucli as the Hills
boro Argus, since it changed hands,
as been made into a temiblican
paper, it Is uiuktstooil4at it is for
this reason that the democratic ele
ment feel the need of an organ that
will exploit its side in the county.
could not lie learned where
tfte paper was to be located, but it
thought that Hillsboro will be
selected as the place, as that would
be the center of the political field.
It is said that a conference was held
among the prominent democrats
both from here and Hillsboro and
all the arrangements were perfected
to launch the new paper. Rumor
has been current here and at the
county seat town for some time to
this effect, but it was not until
Monday that any tangible evidence
of the fact presented itself. And it
was hinted, too, that one of the
present comity papers proposes to
switch over into the democratic
Call at Powell's for chandeliers.
shades, lamp-bulbs, economical
lamps, two-ball adjusters. Ev
erything in the electric line; house
wiring a specialty. Next door to
For Rent or for Sale. The
Thomas Otchin farm. G miles
north of Hillsboro. For terms ap
ply to Mary A. Simpson, Hillsboro. phone 487,
to fill the office of State Game
and Forestry Warden, made va
cant by the resignation of John
W. Baker, of Cottace Citv. Mr.
Stevenson was born in Yamhill
county 55 years ago, and is the
son of the late Mrs. Ruth T.
Scott. He is the father of John
H. Stevenson, a well-known Port
land newspaper man. For many
years Mr. Stevenson has been
living on his fruit farm near For
est Grove, where he will continue
to hold his residence and to direct
the work of his duties from there.
The office carries a salary of $100
a month, with traveling expen
ses. The new game warden has
announced, his policy to be that
of a strict enforcement of the"
Change in Hour of Service.
Next Sabbath at the Reedville
Presbyterian church the pastor
will preach in the afternoon at
3:30 instead of the evening. The
nnsuan t.naeavor will meet at
instead of evening. These
hours will continue until the fine
weather and a good part of next
summer, i he West Union Dis
trict of the Washington County
Sunday School Association will
noia their convention at the Tual
atin flams church on Thursday,
November 7. Rev. C. A. Phipp.
the State Sunday School worker,
m w present.
Miss Elizabeth Smith
prepared to take pupils in music
Residence on First between Fir
ana uaK streets. Pae fie Sratoa
Business men returning" from
the East are unanimous in pre
jiptino' an enormous immigration
to Oregon during the coming
year. People residing in the
trreat cities of New York, Chica
go. Frooklyn, Philadelphia, Bos
ton, Pittsburg, Cincinnati and
other population centers never
expressed so mucn anxiety to
hear about this country as at
present and the same idea is re
flected through the correspon
dence of the Portland Commer
cial Club, much of which is ori
ginating in the cities named
.Tudire John M. bcott of Salem.
president of the State Good Roads
Association, is conducting an ac
tive campaign in Denair of the
Good Itoads Meeting to be held
in the rooms of the Portland
Commercial Club, November 14
and 15. Judge Scott desires that
pvorv commercial, industrial.
agricultural, horticultural and ir
rigation organization in me state
to send delegates.
President Ed T. Judd, of the
Oregon State Dairy Association,
reports constantly increasing in
terest in the big state meeting to
be held in Portland December 12
and 13. Constant additions are
being made to the prizes, and an
active committee is at work. It
is desired above everything else
that the farmers be present on
Oregon never received a strong
er endorsement than the follow
ing from the pen of Professor
Charles Curtis, of the Ames.
owa. Agricultural College:
I here is nowheri on the face
of the clobe a land rr tvonlfl no
dominant In the imVLvment of
live stock or so potent m the pro
duction of the higher typsoi do
mestic animals as the Brush Is
lands. There is nowhere m the
American continent a region af
fording conditions so closely al
lied to those of Great Britain as
on 'the North Pacific Coast of the
United States. The similarity is
ui i i.. .!!... .
iiuuceauie, 1101 oiuy in Climatic
conditions and natural environ
ment but also in the genuine en
thusiasm and deep-seated faith
in the industry possessed by the
tillers of the soil."
The Eugene Commercial Club
has employed John H. Hartoir. of
California, to take charge of their
publicity campaign at a salary of
$5000 a year. Mr. Hartog will
be an important factor in the de
velopment of Oregon, for Califor
nia has never developed a bright
er man in the advertising line.
1 he exhibit of samples of the
iron ore from Columbia county is
promised at the Portland Com
mercial Club this week. The de
velopment of oil in Western Ida
ho and Eastern Oregon is bring
ing absolutely new capital and
new people that no other indus
try would have attracted.
One of the most welcome en
gagements of the theatrical sea
son is that of the Swedish dialect
play "Tilly Olson," to be played
at the Crescent November 4.
Manaeer Fred Falkner in nre-
senting this comedy-drama is pro
viding the most consistent and
realistic play based upon the
traits of Scandinavian character,
that has ever been shown on the
stage. Tilly is a young Swedish
gin iuu or ary numur and pos
sessed of the characteristic traits
of the daughters of Scandinavia.
Her rightful property having
been stolen from her in child
hood, the play finds her working
in the capacity of a 'bound girl"
on a Minnesota farm. She makes
things lively for her prosecutors
and later leaves the place to seek
her fortunes m Minneapolis.
Tbprp she is successful in thwart.
fnc a bier bank robbery anrl ia ra.
warded generously for her servi
ces. She recovers ner property.
a rich farm, marries the man of
her choice, who had once worked
on 'the same place with her in
the davs of her penury and mi-
erv, and proves the truth of the
old saying. "Everything comes
to those who wait A fine scen
ic production wiU be furnished"
for the play which is in four acts
and eight scenes, and a compe
tent and big company employed.
The title roll will be played by
the extremely clever eccentric
commedienne, Miss Aimee Com
mon. One scene, showing the
interior of a Swedish church in
Minneapolis, will be noteworthy,
as the Swedish marriage cere
mony with full choir will occur
as the finale of the play and a
fitting termination to a delightful
Storv. A firwifilll foatllro rt Va
entertainment will be the appear-
on.A 9 f T I r, ii-
in.o ui iiiiuiier jacK jtouin in a
prominent part This young act
or has few equals in ability and
his specialties are most artistical
Lantfand Mineral Decisions.
The following- decisions are fur
nished The "Independent by
Woodford D. Harlan, Land At
torney, Washington, D. C:
Coal Lands The declaratory
statement and affidavit must be
made by the applicant himself;
subsequently certain proofs and
acts may be made by an agent;
where the declaration was im
properly made by an agent, in
the absence of adverse filing or
conflict, it may be made nunc pro
Contest Durinir the oendencv
of a contest in which each party
aueges priority of settlement
both are bound to comply to the
law; and if the successful party
fails so to do, "such failure is pro
perly the subject of inquiry on
behalf of the losing party.
Final Proof Taken outside of
office hours may be considered.
when so taken because the wit
nesses could not attend at any
other time, and their teftimony
was submitted with due oppor
tunity for cross-examination by
the adverse claimant
Homestead Entry Illegal pos
session of land will not defeat
the right of another to enter the
same under the' homestead law.
Mineral or Agricultural Land
On proof of the mineral charact
er of a tract and allowance of
mineral entry therefore the bur
den of proof is upon one who as
serts the non-mineral character
of the tract even though it was
returned as agricultural. The
burden of proof is upon an agri
cultural claimant for land return
ed as mineral.
BIG PACKER MAKES PR! DICTION
FOR THE FUTURE.
Merchants Say Era of High Prices
Is Close al Hand Butter and
Kii Take a Tumble.
Chicago, Oct 29. -Relaxation
from the strain of high prices in
foodstuffs, which will soon un
dergo a reduction of approxi
mately 10 per cent, was the fore
cast made by local jobbers and
merchants yesterday. Predic
tions credited to Edward Cudahy,
of Omaha, who said his company
had reduced its prices 10 per
cent inspired Chicago dealers to
voice expressions calculated to
cheer the average consumer. In
some instances reductions are
looked for within a few days, but
here is no general move just
now to put lower prices into ef
fect With the proposed cut in meat
comes the announcement that the
price of butter soon will reach a
point which will take that com
modity out of the luxury class,
where it long has been placed.
According to Daniel Coyne, of
the commission firm of Covne
Brothers, butter now Kollintr at.
26 1-2 cents wholesale, will reach
25 cents before the end of the
week. Eggs, according to Mr.
Coyne, soon will recede from
their present wholesale nrieo of
25 cents per dozen.
Local packers express no snr-
Krise at the prediction made by
Ir. Cudahy, some declaring that
the eeneral decrease in the price
of meat mav exceed 10 per cent.
Louis t . bwut president olbwut
Fined Under the Truant Law.
The first arrest in Linn county
for violation of the new compulsory
education law was made at Albany
last week, when John Jacobs, a resi
dent ot that city was taken into
custody for allowing his 13-year-old
son to become a persistent truant
from school. A $5 fine was impos
ed. There are 146 truants reported
by school officers in Albany be
tween the ages of 9 and 16 years . v
Dance in Hillsboro Hall.
Saturday evening, November
2nd. The floor and decorations
are now complete, making this
as nice a hall as you would wish
to enter. Dancing every two
weeks from above date, ine
morairomdiit will endeavor to
make it a pleasure for you to at
tend these dances. Come and
invited your friends to have a
good social time.
Cream Bread, best in the city, at
the City Bakery
!&Co.. points to a drop of 25 cents
j in lie iliis week, an indication
I that .jailers should sell cheaper.
II he Youth's Companion in I BOS.
The Youth's Companion an
' nounces among the attractions of
its 52 issues in 15HIS
250 GOOD STORIES
Serial stories, stories of char
acter, adventure and heroism by
writers whose fame is now grow
ing, and those now famous who
won their first spurs in The Com
Reminiscenses, sketches, con
tributions to knowledge by men
anil Mouicn who have made their
mark as statesmen, musicians,
travellers, soldiers, philanthro
pists, physicians, lawyers, etc
1000 UP-TO-DATE, NOTES"
on current events, discoveries
and inventions in natural history,
astronomy, physics and manufac
tures. 2000 ONE-MINUTE STORIES
including anecdotes, miscel
lany, humorous and character
sketches. The weekly health ar
ticle, the children's page, timely
A full announcement of the
new volume will be sent with
sample copies of the paper to any
address on request. The new
subscriber for 11KKS who sends
$1.75 for the new volume at once
will receive free all the remain
ing issues fof 19)7, including the
double holiday numbers; also the
Companion's Four-Ixaf hanging
calendar for 11X18 in full color.
THE YOUTH'S COMPANION,
111 Berkeley St., Boston, Mass.
October comes and shakes leaves
There's every evidence of fall.
Yet every season we're in town
And will be glad to have you call
To see our place, if not to buy.
We will not try to make you
At ralmateor's Confectionery.
1 L. J. Palmateer, Prop.
fcp 1HE DELTA n m
ILl U " Hillsboro, Oregon.
Pure Drugs ana Medicines
We carry a complete line of Fino Sundries. Ifwedonot
have what you want in stock, wo will cheerfully get
it for you. Having been appointed Publisher's
Agents, we are now prepared to supply
All Your Wants in the
. . . .School Hook Lino
Upon tho Exchange and Introductory Flan.
We also have a full line of Tablets, Pencils, Slates, Etc.
School Boots will bo sold for CASH ONLY. Positivki.y
' . , rv. c .ki JFK : j 'f t . :
There's a lot of satisfaction in a snoo wn.cu I ULT CJ" rr . V ' '"T
after month's of wear, needs only polish to "look HfX.Jp
like new " You will find comtori, ease auu
in the JIAMILTONMJROWN SHOES.
mi a rx i 1 r rr rTm 1 u h 1 1 1
Your children win warn i
1 1 1 r m n I r
Come and see our SCHOOL toMUCO..
MKT can be .k. Our guaran.c goo, w.. . ,
tjHuLLyOa i3 the finest in the county.
PlCNlfl Everything usually carried by an up-to-date Groc-
aT ifmiflP Our immense sales make it possible
LA I j" 1
TfTVp or us to carry strictly fresh goods. Not a fdiop
Pi"V.T u'nm article in the establishment.
The old Reliable Corner Grocery and Shoe Store