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IIILLSBORO. WASHINGTON COUNTY. OREGON, FRIDAY. 'JAN. 1, 1908
D- W. BATH, Pldusher.
MAT Thif pajKT
nyoue. It it not our i,r-ti... L
I pert unul ordeal to do so. Anyone
ulfUln notify th"
puMla .er or they a ill U J,elJ liabl. or
the iuowTiption price.
OFFICIAL COUNTY I'Al'EK.
$1.50 a Year, In Advance.
Kniarad at tha Postnfflc at Hllls
I iro. Oregon, for transmission through
tha CiA" jt ic(juti:iM uiaii iua.ilr.
Omclal Paper of Washington County.
Republican in Politics.
WOOD FOR PAPCR COSTS MORE
S20.ooo.OoO, It Is Said-The Pub
lisher Pays Much More for His
Stock Now Than a Year Aflo.
1UVBKTIWNCI KATkS I lilay,
an inch, aiiiKla coluimi, for lour Inaer
tloua; reailniK notice, one cent a word
tirli liiwtrtlou (notliiiiK Uw than 15
centum ; proluKHioual ear.U, one inch, )1
a nioiitli ; lixlge cunlx, 5 a year, aya-
iiio uu.ineriy, (i)Olicea anil resolution
free to ailverUainu Itxluea).
Today there is a general com
plaint among publishers that
printing paper is constantly grow
ing dearer. In the middle west
many local papers are raising
their subscription price 50 per
cent in order to pay for the paper.
190G, a slight falling off from 1905.
Circular 120 of the Forest Ser
vice contains a discussion of the
consumption of pulpwood in 190G,
based on statistics gathered by
the Bureau of Census and the
Forest Service. The pamphlet
can be had upon application to
the Forester, United States De
partment of Agriculture, Wash
ington, D. C.
A CALL FOR $300,000.
This Amount to Help the
Families of t J SO Miners
Kilted in Mine LuptofUon.
iww nmW?,0.-Tothe . At UTnL est
- - fi mi pa iruin rairmonr D
-.Hi vr.. 1 .nnHartiii "'v . " k
fforCnf time? relative to the i . '
discovery of large bodies of silicia r" '
sand, and the Oregon Develop
ment League desires to present
$100 to any reader of your paper
n . i i i i
rromine time wnen uuienoerK ... , rv u'
'.maaew . ... .
C. B. TONGUE
Office: Room a 3. 4 and S, Morgan Blk
W. N. BARRETT
Office: Central Ulock, Room ( and 7
Oflice on Main tl., ot the Uoiirt Houae
THOS. II. TONGUE JR.
Jrlice: kooiui i, 4 and 0, Morgan IllocB
MARK 15. BUMP,
Notary Public aud
O. F. SHELDON.
Attorney - at - Law
Otlioe Over Wehriwu's Store, Second St.
Special Auction to Conveyancing, Pro
bate Matters, Drawing lgl l'apers, Ktc.
JOHN M. WALL,
Office upstairs, Bailey-Morgan Blk.
moth 'r HONKS.
HILLSBORO, - ORECON.
S. T. LINKLATER, M. B. C. M.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
OlBce, upataira, oer Tlie Delta Drug
Htore. Olliee lioura 8 to 12 ; 1 to 6, ami
In the eveninn from 7 to 9 o'clock.
J. P. TAMIESIE, M. D.
8. P. R. K. SURGEON
Retuli-mi- comer Third and Main; oltlce np
Uinour DoHaUm lora; lumn, a. So lo 111 m.
I u6n.l7U) p. ni. IVIephoue to renKlem-a
from Itoliailrng utora. All calls promptly aua
wared day or nittbl
r. A. BAILEY, M. D.
FHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: Morgan-Bailey block, op
atalrt, rooma 12, 13 and 15. Residence
8. W. cor. Daie Line and Second ata.
f. J. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office: Morgan-Bailey block, up
stairs with F. A. Bailey. Residence.
N E. corner Tblrd snd Oak SU.
A. B. BAILEY, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
first used movable type
wood, to the present day of met
ropolitan papers, some of which
consume the product of acres of
spruce in a single edition, print
ing has in very large degree de
pended upon the forest
In the face of a threatened
shortage of timber, the amount
of wood consumed each year for
pulp has increased since 1899
from two million to three and a
half million cords. The year 1900
marked an increase of 93,000
cords in the imports of pulpwood,
the highest average value per
Montana or Call
fornia, who will find this sand to
fill the requirements demanded
by the Columbia Steel Works of
this citv. who have made this
offer through the league:
We will take one hundred
tons each month of silicia sand
98 Der cent Dure silicia and free
from iron oxides, delivered at
Portland at not to exceed $b' per
ton, and we will pay $100 in cash
to the discoverer.
Silicia sand is now being ship
ped to Portland and other iron
and steel manufacturing centers
cord for all kinds, andaconsump- of the Pacific Coast from Minne
tion creater by 4G9.053 cords so ta. It has been frequently re
than that of any previous year, ported that large quantities of
Spruce, the wood from which pure silicia have been discovered,
in 1899 three-fourth of the duId and the community that makes
r i -
was manufactured, is still the good" in this instance has
leading wood, but it now pro- greater source of revenue than
duces a little less than 70 Der gold or coDDer mines, lumber
cer cent of the total. How well mill3, or factories Jof any kind,
spruce is suited to the manufac- for when a dependable quality of
ture of pulp is shown by the fact silicia sand is found in quantities
that during a period in which the sufficient to supply the demand,
total quantity of wood used has all the iron works from the gulf
doubled and many new woods
have been introduced, the pro
portion of spruce pulpwood has
remained nearly constant in spite
of the drains upon the spruce for
ests for other purposes. During
this time three different woods,
from widely separated regions,
have in turn held the rank of
eader in the lumber supply.
Since 1899 poplar, which for
years was used in connection
with spruce to the exclusion of
all other paper woods, has n
creased in total quantity less
than 100.000 cords, and is now
outranked by hemlock. Pine,
balsam, and cottonwood are used
in much smaller quantities,
of California to Alaska, and from
the Rocky Mountains west, will
be customers. It may just as
well ha mvpn ta tha nubhe now
as later that the teel trust and
another combination of multi-millionaires
engaged in the produc
tion of iron and steel are investi
gating different points on the
Pacific coast with the idea of
building another Pittsburg.
Don't worry about the present
freight rate. The discovery of a
large quantity of silicia sand
would make a low rate necessary
remember that the sand now
comes from Minnesota. This is
your opportunity. Send a sam
ple to your nearest assayer to be
OftV oer Balley i Prof ("or.. Offlra hMirt
. .i m II 1 tl to . and 7 to t. RMltlMica
third hou north of cttralwirle Ilatai plant.
Cilia promptly aiianaaa
u.t or nlKht. Hth
Rocky Mountain Tea Nuggets
A Boiy diolot ror omy rtcpi..
Brian OolJ.o Haaltb aad Bnwa Vlfor.
A nxN-ine f,r(Vnlrwtlnn. inninKiran.
i.l Kl'lney Trmihlo". H
Blond, Had Hn
Troll. rimpw a,-Fwna, impur
Ath. Sluirin nowi, n - -
and Bn.-kH. h-. Ifa H.--.y M.;.mt n i i ,.o
ht form. cnt. a boa. """ made by
Hou-ieraa Pai-o Cikm". Madln, w la.
GOLDEN NUGGETS F0 8LL0W PEOPLE
Dr. B. P. Shepherd,
(Successor to Pr. A. Burris.)
Al his rooms orer City Ttakery every
TueiKlay, Thursday and Saturday.
Preaident California ColWe of Ontepathj
rrofeeaor of Theory and 1'"c.i"-.-Ki-Metn.
Cal. Kite Board of hiamlners
New York alone consumes each sure you have the goods,
year over a million and a quarter The year 1907 breaks all re
cords of wood in the manufacture cords in Portland, and what is
of pulp, or more than twice as true here is an index in a propor
much as Maine, which ranks tiotiate degree of every place be
next Wisconsin, New Hamp- tween the Rocky mountains and
shire, Pennsylvania, and Mich- the Pacific ocean, for this great
igan follow in the order given, section is the most rrorwrnn
Sixty per cent of the wood used part of Ameri nn(i w;n n.
in New York was imported from tinue to be. The inm. in
elsewhere, and even so the sup- manufartnri n,!,, v,oa k
ply appears to be warning, since 30 Der cent: th iM r,f m-.
he total consumption for the chandise are considerably orear
state shows a small decrease than in 1906. No year has
since 1905 whereas the other brought so great an immigration,
states named have all increased Postal receipts, exports and im
their consumption. Other states ports, the products from the farm
important in the production of and dairy, and those from the
pulp are Massachusetts Minne- orchard, and every other resource
sota, Oluo Oregon. Vermont, by which prosperity can be
lrginia and est lrginia. pulsed, nrovo an ,,nr,nnnj
The average cost of pulp deli v- growth, and if we will nnlvsrmkp
ered at the mill was $7.21. The off this temnnmrv im,ic
i 1 x' j uijuiog w
total value of the wood consumed hedge, 1908 can be mad n otill
190G was $24,400,000. The greater year.
chief item determining the price
of paper is the cost of pulp. An Dcccmbcr comes and ends the
example of the increased price of AndSi
:.. e j lL . . en.9 Koici is at a premium.
LT K t 1 ua olkM enjoy the Christmas
publisher of a daily paper in the cheer;
Middle West, who recently paid .uy SToods with paper medium
"w i M
i,aaj ior a carioaci ot paper.
The same quantity and grade of
paper cost a year ago but $800.
The chemical processes of pa
per making, which better pre
serves the wood fiber, are gain
ing over the mechanical process.
In 1899, Go per cent of the wood
was reduced by mechanical pro
cess; in 190G, less than 50 per
All importations of wood for
pulp comes from Canada, and
banks and hold-
Keep people alert and wary,
be treated well ye ken
At Palmateer'a Confertinnorv
L. J. Palmateer. Prop.
Miss Sheldon will give lessons
n water colors and pastel. Les
sons given in classes or individu
ally. Corner Fir and Eighth
streets. Independene 'n h r n o
?-..fa..W notch' ,ti0l , 'J
iit-ciiij' uu vi vmicn was spruce,
Four and a half million dollars'
worth ot pulp was imported
thi'nrr" in nt.: ,1 ..
" outnonery, an the way
from 10 cents to $2.50. Don't
an W"""1"' in iuine No
Mine No. 8 of the Fair
mont Coal Company occurred, re
sulting in the death of approxi
mately 350 employes.
Monongah is a mining town of
about 3,000 inhabitants. This
disaster has destroyed almost
one-half of its bread-winners.
The other hair is composed of
the employes of two other mines
of the same company, and of the
usual stores, etc., which go to
make up a purely mining com
Fully 250 widows and 1,000
children are left without any
means of support The most of
these families live in the com
pany's houses at Monongah, the
remaining ones in various coun
tries or Europe. ine company
has generously declared that the
families occupying their houses
may remain until other provision
is made for them, but operations
cannot be resumed at the damag
ed mine3 until these houses are
available for the new force,
Many of the resident families
will want to return to their rela
tives in their native countries in
Europe. The other resident fam
ilies must seek a community in
which they can earn a livelihood.
Aid must be given these fami-
a . a V a a
ies to reach their new abodes
selves; and the families living
abroad must be provided for un
til they can adjust themselves to
their new conditions.
As near as can be determined
at this time almost $50,000 from
all sources has been subscribed.
Upon the basis of $300 for each
widow, and $100 for each child
under 16 years of age, $175,000
will be required. At least $25,-
000 additional will be needed to
provide, on relatively the same
basis, for the aged dependents
of the unmarried victims, the
many now unborn children and
the undoubted accessions to the
married victims' list when com
plete information has been re
The committee feels that
basis lower than the above will
not be adequate to properly care
for the needs of the bereaved
ones, and a total of $200,000 will
therefore be required to carry
out the relief work on this basis,
The immediate needs of the
resident are being amply met by
the company and a committee of
women from Fairmont and Mo
The committee begs to express
its profound gratitude for the
contributions already so gener
ously made, and to earnestly ap
peal for the future assistance
that it feels is so badly needed.
The magnitude of this disaster
is too great for West Virginia to
alone render ad the help requir
ed. It commands national atten-
tion, and the committee feels as
sured that its appeal will be
heard, and responded to, by the
All checks should be made pay
able to the Monongah Mines Re
lief Committee, J. E. Sands,
Treasurer, Fairmont, W. Va.,
and they and all cash contribu
tions should be sent to him.
Sunday dinner is only 25 cents
at both tables at Hotel Bigelow,
at which time will be served
chicken and everything else good
to eat The new hotel is getting
the patronage it deserves and
our citizens should give the new
landlord every encouragement
no. Try the Independent tele
phone for lonj distance.
U - T
Walnuts In Oregon.
Walnut raising in this 6tate be
ing an established fact and it
remains now for the people of
this valley, as growers, to make
it the most profitable, as it is
one that is easily handled and al
ways will give renumerative
prices. This season has shown
what the tree can do with its
proper amount of cultivation.
Yamhill county ha3 proved itself
adapted, the Prince orchard
yielding 14 tons, which found a '
ready market at 18 cents
pound. Trees on the
lin farm near Carlton are bearing
at four years old this season and
from now on they w ill increase
their productiveness. But let it
be understood that they have
been cultivated with his prune
trees in the same ground. The
fact is all orchards should be cul
tivated to make them a success.
There are many people who plant
trees and walnuts especially
with the expectation that this is
all that is required, and leave the
raising to nature and its elements.
The result is easily known. It
remains now for Washington
county to prove herself equal to
her sister county, for she has the
advantage of new land. She can
take the lead now in potatoes
and other roots, judging by what
one can see in the real estate
offices on exhibit and at the fairs.
Fruit is the coming industry just
a3 much as dairying in this coun
ty. Walnuts are justly adapted
to this climate and should be
planted. Yes, plant groves for
the timber; plant chestnuts, they
are a profitable crop and as
healthy a nut as the walnut
Just look at the grapes of this
county, They can't be beat any
where in the valley. Look at the
fine wines that are made from
them. Our hills are adapted for
their growth. Plant orchards.
Look at the price of our apples
and pears in the New York mar
k and then sav it don!t nay to
bother with fruA. raising. Leave
wheat raising alone to that srreat
empire east of the mountains and
give the land a rest in this valiey
by rotation of crops, and raise
fruit. 1 hat will be fruit in the
markets of the world. Quit rais
ing hops and plant something
that is more stable and more cer
tain of price. Plant something
that will keep plant walnuts.
In regard to overdoing the wal
nut raising, I will say that it is a
mistake, for should there be a
surplus they can be converted
into an oil almost equal to olive
oil, and which now in France is
being usexl as a substitute for
that made from the olives. Cali
fornia raises 6400 tons, I believe.
Oregon can raise half that
amount or as much, and still
there will be a market as only
the best will then be put on the
market for eating purposes, and
mills perhaps will be made to
convert the inferior product to a
superior one. English filberts
should be raised as well; they are
valuable. Albert O. Yates.
WAS 120 YEARS OlD.
Lived lo See Five Hours of the New
YearPassed Away Without
Pain, Just Fell Asleep.
r-' 'aini i1- aa ,
"Grandma" Wood has at last
found the rest she has been long
ing for, and on New Years' morn
ing at 5 o'clock, she folded her tir
ed and wrinkled hands and went
to sleep. Her death has been ex
pected for a long time, and the
wonder is that she clung to life
More than fifty years ago, at
which time Mrs. Wood consider
ed herself an old woman, she
made with her own hands a
winding sheet, such as were use
in olden times to wrap about the
dead when laid in the tomb, and
requested that it be used when
she died to wrap" her body in.
She left word that no hearse
should be used at her funeral,
and in its stead a "democrat"
wagon, as she called it, should
be used to convey her remains to woman in the world, her intellect
friend in Colorado two years ago,
and the silk stockings she wore
had been kept by her for this
event for twenty-four years.
About midnight of the closing
of 1907, when the bells were
ringing out a welcome to the
new year, Mrs. Renyolds went
to the bedside of her mother and
asked if the noise disturbed her,
and was told that it did not. At
5 o'clock she was dead.
For some time past the old lady
had had a firm belief that she
would die on New Years' day.
and expressed this belief to her
daughter several times. She in
quired anxiously about the con
dition of the banks, in one of
which she had deimsited money
several years ago to defray the
expense of her burial, and in
many ways seemed to take an in
terest in what was taking place
about her up to the day of her
death, and was conscious and in
her right mind up to the last
Mary Ramsey Wotnls was born
as Mary Ramsey on May 20, 17S7.
In her 121st year, she was still
quite active and maintained a
lively interest in the world and
its doings. Daily she walked
about the garden or sat upon the
porch in sunny weather to chat
with neighbors, to sew, or to live
over in memory scenes of long
ago. And what a memory was
hers! She was a tiny maid when
the French revolution was dyeing
the gutters of Paris red; she was
a laughing schoolgirl of seven
when Tennessee was admitted as
a state to the union; she was a
blushing bride when the great
Napoleon ceded Louisiana to the
United States, and a proud young
mother when Louis and Clark
tramped over a continent "to
where rolls the Oregon." And
she well remembered her father
taking down his old gun, should
ering his blankets and going out
to fight the battles of his country
in the war of 1812.
Though probably the oldest
their last resting place. Over
the coffin, on its way to the tomb,
was to be thrown a large quilt
which she made herself. She al
so asked that the hymn, "Sweet
Hour of Prayer," be sung by the
choir at the funeral services at
the house, and as her body was
being lowered to its last resting
place, "Weep Not When I Am
Gone," be sung. The clothes
in which she was laid out in were
made by her own hands, every
detail, even to who should lay
her out and the kind and maker of
her coffin, was arranged for by
herself, and all was complied with
as far as possible. The cap on
her head was sent to her by a
was still bright and keen, as is
shown by the fact that this last
summer her testimony decided a
lawsuit and settled the title to
property which was deeded over
forty years ago. Her answers
were to the point and efforts to
confuse her were unavailing.
She testified regarding minute
details, showing that the years
had not dulled her recollection.
One can scarcely realize the
marvelous changes that have
taken place in the world during
Mrs. Woods' eventful life. When
she was a child people literally
lived the "simple life," none of
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There's a lot of satisfaction in a shoo which
after month's of wear, needs only polish to
'look like new." You will find comfort, ease
and profit in the HAMILTON-KROWN SHOES.
Your children will want something pretty
and good. Come and see our SCHOOL SHOES.
No better can be made
no better made.
Our guarantee goes with every pair.
Our Line of
is the finest in the county.
Everything usually carried by an up-to-date
Grocery House. Our immense sales make it pos
sible for us to carry strictly fresh goods. Not a
shop worn article in the cstablishmeirr.
The old Reliable Corner Grocery and Shoo Store