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HILLSBORO. WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY. MAY
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BlNsboro Independent. MCCORMICK
I). W. BATH, PUBLISHER.
mr i'aT it mil iorcel upon
iij.mio. n i ii.. i our .ractue to tup
.ar until irderel lo do go. Anyone
iniiuiK mo inK-r uiiihi nutilv thai
pumimuT or they will bo lit.,l luMa lor
I lie 8Ubm-rntioti riet).
HE IS A GOOD MAN.
of "".DON'T BE
BY IME OPPOSirios To CAKE
Sl.su a Year, in Advance.
Uutort at th Pomtofflc at Hllla-
i rn, Oregon, for traniralialon through
ihm mal; second-clam mall matter.
Official Paper of Waahlngton County.
And if Elected Will Prove a Very
Able and Efficient Official-Was
Once County Recorder.
Republican in Politics.
Something Doing Most all
Time in Beaverton.
The Oregon Electric Company's
chief engineer has established an
office at the residence, of Jos.
Specht, in the Jas. Anderson
house, and makes his headquar
ters at this point as well as does
one of the surveying crews. The
right-of-way from Garden Home
to Beaverton has been cleared
anil grubbed ana teams may oe Governor innmiRiu, Trying
seen any nay at wont in me
Denny tract just east of town
Iwo pile-driver outfits have been
moved through town during the
past week, one for use just east
of Hillshoro nnd on for use rear
the O'Meara place north of Reed
ville. With the present force of
Deceive Ihe People 0, Oregon
stand by Mr,Cake
iovKKrimsii Katkh: Iiilay, t0 cent
....... ...... ...n.- .
ti.mn: r. Miiinif uoii.vN fimcent woni lULurnucK, ot ir.is city, nas con
i i inTii..u (iiutiiinu ii-iw than 16 senteu to make the run for the
Hht; roi..Mi.,nuicur.u. oneiiKii.fi olhce of county clerk as an Inde
aiuE Indent - Republican candidate.
Iauu inn name is now on ine print
ed ballot. Mr. McCormick had
no intention of entering the race
until last r ndav and then very re
luctantly consented, after it was
demonstrated to him that it was
the earnest wish of a large num
ber of voters of all parties. Af-
Is Governor Chamberlain try.
freu to ii.l ViTtixiiiK 1ih1kl'j.
E. B. TONGUE
Uffli'n: Rooms 3. 4 and E. Morgan Blk.
V. N. BARRETT
ATTORN EY-AT-L A W
Oftli e: CVntrnl block, Rooraa 6 and 7.
ihl'uit on .Main M., oin tliu Luiirt Houiie
may friends, both in Ilillsboro "V P 'L w" 5. J ! 7.: ing to deceive ine pejple
ig towns. E. L. . r 1 e w " 1 e Vl tars r K state of Oregon :
III IOVM1. .ii.
Fry & Thornton, our hustling Who cannot m-ip from asking
real estate men. have opened a that question auer hearing or
branch ollice in the Swetland reading tne campaign seeches
building in Portland and thereby of the governor. Irte governor
expect to be better able to han- said that u eitu.eu to the senate
die their ever increasing busi- he would try w see that an em
ness. ployers liability law, applicable
to thi interstate railnimia
small tracts of land during the immediately paea He charged
past week off of his farm just that congress had re used to pass
south of town. The average sucn a out nuu8 lne presi.
tor rWiiHmr tn tni,o tha ct,n i,o price was .f;i)u per acre tor clear- oem nau n j us pass.
issued the following letter to the lam1-. , 13 considemi yerj ; age a "' - es. tne
ii a reasonable, as one acre oi land iacis aie mat irehs, about
declares that he is in the race to m B?averton was sold a few days two years amised ?n act con
:e i...i ...:n airo lor SllXK). cerning imsMirjjr.ianmne same
"ill, anu 11 CIW.W.-U Will Hive , ... , i ll. ,..( !,,.: ii
thP nflii hia u.rUnQl nn,l l.nCf A.M.Kennedy, vv. 11. uoyu was iieiu u i.it.tunai because
T ..... ........ ... .vov , ,. i f t -.... f lit n.lmitjthp reiru afmn ,v,
service, and m v ntiosf ons a.".u tt,lu ul ,v T'"'V. : - :"--" '"W
his ability: this place, attended the rural ers' liability in several states
TV. iru: i I i-amera mtfuiiK ui inusiwro tasu ' -l"J 'atirr over
llf lilt' III t'l .1 111 IV .1M (III' Mill I r . 1 . I t . I ...... . .
r-t.V. - Saturday night. wnicn comkicso ou no control
A ,.l.,nanf tllBwIua norfll ThP IlUrw atUreS OI tho G-okoI
I hereby announce myself as na rivn laf ntnioi; niirkt in sinlos iindcr our system h.nvo or.
ndependent-Republican can- honor of W. L. Gaskill. at the elusive control on that subiect
11 -.11' " . , i I . .. ' I .i . .1
ine on ce oi county home of his parents in East Bea- within the state, ana congress
general election, i verton. the occasion boinc trip can only regulate S'JCh matters
clerk at the
niOS. II. TON'GUK JR.
r Koomih .!, 4 hiuI .r). Moruan UlocK
MARK 11. HUMP,
Notary Public and
11. T. It V(JLKY,
Attorney - at - Law,
OtVuc Over the Postoflice.
oeg to state tnat my action in this m o ,,f ,i,.,,nr-rn..0 r,f r'.ocHii
matter is governed solely by the to Coos county. The 'evening
uiKuuumi reiieaieu re uest oi wan muiuini v in moj
nttiijr icauiiiK IIU.H1S oi vvasn- etc. Miss Carrie Hocken and A
ingcon county, i iurtner assure I a nnmont w.;,,.i u ..f
, 1 , , . , , I ...HIV II i -V- I V A IUO 1M L
me voters mat it was oniv alter nnVna in n mmoQ;n. o u
being fully convinced thav mv frohmnto ,.-,,,..1 ;
... j, ... - ..vui.ii.wiiw .1 W V- PCI ICU 111 LUC
can uuacy ior tne omce was ear- wee small hours. Among those
nesuy uesireu uy ine peouie mat nrpsonr wara o,i f- t
- , . . , - I i -..w . . " v. on. itiia. tiiio,
i i-uiiHt-n ieu to permit, iny name Stroud. Mr am Mo P,.Kf
1 T I . ' "'"V. ..-.. UUUL
useu. xmow mat i nave taKen Hocken. M Boa Tio. 7;
ii:. i i . ' TiiiLc-ni.,
mis course i ieei mat my recoru arrw nnH i.Vhoi ir.i-
' ... . , , p ... A II , I " ' " ' I I .ILll J, i J I 1 C
ia Buiiieieniiy lumiiiar to an vot- and Dora Kishor r TatTt-
. A a x I " . wa lt.HU
ers or mis county to warrant my Blanche and Frony Davis, Caro-
aasurant'e mu n eiecteu. 1 win iin t'mmnna ,(!wfni.An it'if
rvuuuii uicuuui-sui nam omce Nellie Kobinson. Ne e Ren a.
DotlnfottAHiT lA nil I m . .
." mm. Jlrs. l rnpst 'I'ptl r Moecra
JOHN M. WALL,
Office up stairs, Hailey Morgan IUk.
S. T. LINKLATER. M. B. C. M.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
t)lli't UM.i:r!, over Tim IVltn I'riii
Store. Olli.-c houm H t.i l'Jj 1 to tl, ami
In t lie evriiini; from 7 to i uMock.
J. P. TAMIESIE, M. D.
S. I. H. K. SURQKON
K.'.l l.'lic.. c.
tmr. i.vrr I'd
I lot. mi. I 7 t.i
fr.nn lrlu i
it,..I .Uy ir infill
n. r lhir.1 mul Mlli: olBrf lip
rt'tnu .l.tr... httlir., . M U 1' ID.
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F. A. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SUUfil-XIN
Office: Mursan Tlalley Mock, np
ntnlrK. rnoinn 1-', 13 and 15. Itenldenca
8. W. cor. Haao I. Ine and Second ita.
A. B. BAII.KY, M. I).,
PIlVSItlAN AM) SfRuKON,
omrp over Hml.')-' Imi Miir. dm. hour
rrnm i a t 1.' I t.i ii. mi.1 7 lo . Kl.ten.
thir.l 'hoiiv iiortli of rlljr el.HMrir Unlit .lnt.
t'U immiiHy nilfiiile-l It or uik'u. Hoth
in a manner
citizens of this county, and that
l will accord to each and every
one tne courteous treatment right
lully expected of a public ollicer,
K. L. McCOKMICK.
Mr. McCormick was born near
Nilem in 18". and has lived in
Hillsboro and Washington county
since ihui; school teacher in
lamhill county for ten years,
and was in the bicycle and
sporting goods business in Hills
boro in is;), occupying the
building now known as the Hills
boro Pharmacy. From 181M to
11)8 he held the ollice of county
recorder, and his official life while
there is favorably mentioned by
many old-timers who had busi
ness in that ollice. In 11)01 he
went into the jewelry and musi-
cul merchandise business on Main
street, w here he is now located.
. "Mc," as everybody calls him.
has an acquaintance reaching into
every nook and corner of Wash
ington county, gained during the
time he was recorder, as a teach
er and later in his business as a
jeweler, and it is safe to say that
he has the resjH'ct and admira
tion of all with whom he has
come in contact, for he is genial
to meet, honorable in all the
transactions of life, believes in
being honest and upright, and if
elected county clerk, will take
into that ollice the ability to con
ducts its affairs in a manner sat
isfactory to the taxpayers, the
patrons of the office, and all oth
ers who have business transac
It has been rented that he
has milled out nf th. m nmi
, - " vw iv v. (i 1 1 va
withdrawn from the contest. Mr.
McCormick wants this rumor de
nied emphatically. He has en
tered the race to win and
not t "lay down" until every
lot is in the box ami counted,
Meet every Suttir.l.iy flight.
Wfliruntl' Hall. oYlot'k
Public are Inviied.
The invitation dance at Hills
boro hall for Saturday evening.
May ?, will be turned into a
Alt luemWrs are re.tieteJ to t present
Local Option Rally.
At Crescent Theatre. Friday
May li.nd, at 8 p. m. K very
body invited. Hon. F. R. Kuth
erford. of Portland, followed by
local speakers, will address the
citizens of HillsWo and vicinity.
I have just received a fine new
line of ladies' underwear. I Kith in
the high grade as well as the
cheaper articles, in knit vests and
pants, long-sleeved corset covers
and union suits. Mrs. Path.
A. A. Pike. F. W. Allen. Flovd
Tefft, Keeler, Freeland. Victor
r.mmons, A. C. Allen, Albert
uwKen, A. l. Clement, H. M.
Summers, Calvin Barnes, Hal.
P.enjamin, Lawrence Wolf, Will
and and Myrtle Gaskill and Mr.
and Mrs. W. W. Gaskill.
Otto Schuman 'has just com
pleted the erection of an Alaska
marble monument in Crescent
Grove cemetery at the grave of
the late Mrs. Orilla Pegg.
Clark Rolf e has gone to Coos
county to try his luck in that
much talked of country.
Mrs. Ernest Teirt, of Carroll
ton, Wash., made G. W. TefU
and family a short visit last
A serious fire was narrowly
averted in Geo. Thvng's confec
tionery store last Monday even
ing. The gasoline lamp was put
out in cnuuie me cierk to fill it
and just as the gasoline was be
ing toured in the lamp fire from
somewhere ignited the gasoline
and the lamp exploded, scatter
gasoline about the store. Hy a
few quick moves all the articles
that were afire were thrown in
to the street and the blaze ex
tinguished. The Peaverton Fruit Growers'
Association held a very interest
ing session at the hall fast S:itnr.
day afternoon. Mr. Lownsdale's
address was listened to by a
crowded house and by all was
voted to be the most interesting
address on horticulture that they
nad ever listened to.
C. V. Shivelv. who nurchased
the Fitzpatrick place in South
Peaverton. unloaded a carload of
lumber last Tuesday for the new
dwelling which he expects to
erect in the near future.
L. I). Summers has the con
tract for the Fuerer residence at
Iialeigh and began active con
struction last week.
. it. ..ic'ioy is serving as a
member of the Eighth grade ex
aming board at Hillsboro this
A carload of sand and gravel
was unloaded last Monday for
the new $2,000 house which is to
be erected by Mrs. Zinkan. near
the tlour mill.
. Pov. J. p. Knodell, of the Anti-Saloon
league, spoke to a well
filled house at the hall Tuesday
night. Considerable interest is
being manifested in prohibition
and it is quite certain that Bea
verton will do her share toward
r.nf.i l .
rumun . uMungion county in
me ury column.
Post cards, the rightliind. can
. f,u ,( at Mrs- p,ath's. L'nkla
ter building, east of court house.
relating to commerce between
the states. During the present
congress a bill on this subject
was passed and signed by Presi
dent Roosevelt and the legisla
tion is entirely satisfactory to
railway employes throughout the
country. In proof of this state
ment reference is made to Presi-'
dent Roosevelt's last message.
Again Governor Chamberlain
accuses Mr. Cake of bad faith
and of vile and nefa-ious treat
ment of Senator F"" in. tne
primary campmgTr ii not deny
ing the charges m;il against the
senator and defending his good
name therefrom. The evident
purpose of Governor Chamber
lain is to create in the minds of
the friends of Senator Fulton, a
feeling of resentment and revolt
against Mr. Cake s candidacy so
that the governor would inherit
Those who have heard Mr.
Cake's addresses will remember
that Mr. Cake siokeof Mr. Ful
ton in the highest terms and on
one occasion, in nis speecn in
Union, branded the charges made
against Senator r ulton as abso
Governor Chamberlain further
said that if he was a friend of
Senator Fulton's he would have
made that denial. Little com
fort will be obtained by the gov
ernor when the true tacts re
garding that controversy between
Mr. Heney and Air. Fulton are
known. Mr. Heney in his speech
in Portland on January 28th last,
quotes the statement of Govern
or Chamberlain uing these
words: "Governor Chamberlain,
I have talked with aliout this
matter. He has male no affida
vit, but I supjKise his word will
go without swearir? to it and
here is what he to.d me. " .
. . . Then Mr. Heney quot
ed at length from the statement
of the governor in w hich J. S.
Smith was by him fully
vjt of I.ishop II. L. Uarclay who
a.M, outw m on the game
nun tinM'rnnr -na-'r)erlain at
Salem, gave out an interview to
avei, Known democratic paper
for the purpose of confirming the
statement of Heney and discred
iting Senator Fulton when the
senator, branded the statement
a malacious lie. It r.o becomes
apparent to the public that the
governor, although r.o contend
ing that Cake shiny have de-
ieniieu senator r uian, was one
of the parties engird in the
dastardly attempt 1 to blacken
Senator Fulton's fcui name for
the purpose of bolrin up ns
own political ambition. It now
appears most certain that Heney
and Chamberlain were conspir
ing together lor tne purpose of
aiding in democratic success for
the senatorial campaign.
The governor must think that
the voters of Oregon do not read
the newspapers or he would not
have assailed Mr. Lake for fail
ing to defend an accusation
against Senator ru.ton, which
was being made by Heney in'
pursuance of a cor..ijracy Q
which Governor Charr,U.rajn was
an important rnemlr. Smith1
was appointed by Governor Cham-1
berlain to the position of assis
tant warden of the state peniten
tiary, and Bishop Barclay, who
was also a member of that con
spiracy, presided over and intro
duced Governor Chamberlain at
at the governor's meeting at St.
Johns where he opened his cam
paign for United States senator.
In view of the foregoing facts,
the governor's sincerity and hon
esty of purjwse may be severely
questioned. -La Grande Obser
ver. Pain's "Vesuvius" Spectacle.
A gigantic production of Pain's
Oi . t:niiW ill lillil
"Carnival at Naples" has been
contracted for as a special night
entertainment for the thousands
of visitors that will be entertain
ed in Portland during the Rose
This enormous production is
being brought direct from Man
hattan Beach, New York, and is
without doubt the largest thea
trical or spectacular attraction
ever brought across the conti
nent to fill one contract, but the
new Portland spirit has taken
such a strong hold ujKin her peo
ple that they are troine to out-do
all previous attempts along the
line of entertaining.
This production shows a most
elaborate fireworks, spectacular
and Summer Night Fete, depict
ing the Carnival at Naples and
Eruption of Vesuvius on the
nights of April 3 and 4. 11MK).
and destroyed the Funicular rail
road, Cook's hotel and the vil
lage of Bosco Tre Case anil a
number of other villages. No
attraction could be secured that
would lend itself so much to the
success of the Rose Festival as
Pain's "Vesuvius," as the per
formances open with a carnival
in progress on the streets of Naples.
After the regular performance
a fireworks ' display costing one
thousand five hundred dollars
will be given, among which will
be some of the most elaborate
set pieces ever constructed.
Notice to Contractors.
Sealed bids will be received un
til 2 o'clock p. m. of the 4th day
of June. 1908. and then opened
for the construction of a fill to
take the place of the slough
bridge at the Geiger place south
For the construction of a bridge
and fill near the V icker place
about one mile north east of Cor
nelius. For the consrruction of the
Minter bridge across the Tuala
tin river about two miles south
east of Hillsboro.
Specifications may be seen at
my office after May 2Tth.
The court reserves the right to
reject any or all bids.
By order of the commission
ers. J. W. GOODIN.
Mr IS DfC l ARID INSANT.
The Closing Chapter in What Might
Have Been a Well Spent Lile
1 iquor Ihe M.im Cause.
William Dayton Pradford,
four years deputy shorn!",
four years sheriff of Washin
county, was at his own request
and after examination by Ir.
Tamiesie and the l'.oanl. commit
ted to the asylum 'ior the insane
at Salem, and the cause of it all,
according to his own statement,
is excessive drinking and worry
ing over the act of hanging a
man while s her ill".
Mr. Pradford was up for ex
amination last Monday. Ho gave
his age as (11 years; was born in
New Haven, Conn.; had received
a common school education, and
prevous to his official career was
a sawmill man. He has been
sick and considered a little
"queer" since HKM. when he had
a fit on the street and was con
fined to a room for several weeks,
at the expense of the county,
when it was decided best to seiid
him to the ioor farm, where he
has been a familiar figure since.
"Prad" was known to almost
everybody in the county; had
many friends and few enemies,
the only one of any consopucnee'
being himself. He performed
his work as deputy and sherilf in
a satisfactory manner, but he
went the road that lead.i to sor
row, and the doctor's cittiticate
as to the cause of insanity tells
the whole story. It is as follows:
"Drank pretty hard while sher
iff; wife sick for eight years and
worry after acting as hangman
at the execution of Wachlin in
181)8; worried for six months;
drank to excess; had nervous col
1 1 I 1 !
iap.se and wns in bed ior tuo or
three months and unconscious for
There are many people in this
county who will feel sorry for W.
D. Pradford and the closing act
in his life's history. It all could
have been so different.
To the Voters.
E. I McCormick. Independent
Republican candidate- for county
clerk, desires to announce that
he wishes it distinctly understood
that his name will lx on the of
ficial ballot for the ollice of coun
ty clerk and that he will under
no circumstances withdraw from
Bank Tells Ihe siory.
The following letter from the
president of the First National
Bank of McMinnville to the Paci
fic OutlK)k. is of interest as bear
ing upon the saKxm question:
Aly Uoar Sir:-Referring to
your inquiry ot April lltli as to
the effect of local option on the
business interests of this place I
may say that my reply is not
that of a church member nor of
a prohibitionist. I am neither.
In this letter my view is from a
financial standpoint -not moral
Two years ago, when the ques
tion was before our country of
retaining the saloons or of clos
ing them I used my influence and
cast my ballot in favor of the na
tions, believing sincerely that by
so doing the lest interests of the
community in a business way
would be conserved. 1 greatly
regretted the the result of that
election day by which the saloons
were closed. I expected a iH'i iod
of depression and possibly of disaster.
Put ifow, after almost two
years without saltxms my I ears
have not been realized -not in
the slightest degree. The only
interests to sulfer have been the
saloons themselves. All other in
terests have prospered. All the
buildings formerly occupied, by
saloons have now other lines of
business. Every business build
ing vacant two years ago is now
occupied. There is not a vacant
store building on our main busi
ness street. More business is be
ing done than formerly. Credit
is less frequently asked, and
where credit is given there is less
ditiiculty in making collections.
Deposits in our bank have in
creased greatly. The panic last
fall was not seriously felt here.
It is needless to add that mere
ly us a business pi oj nisi lion ii I'm
no better reason, I shall from
now on work and vote just as
heartily to keep out saloons as I
formerly worked to retain them.
Yours very truly.
J NO. WORTM AN.
For Sale or Rent.
Small farm, 1-2 mile south of
the Hillsboro depot. Inquire of
J. A. Messinger, Hillsboro.
When in town call at Palma-
teer's Confectionery and try the
famous Hires' Root Peer. Al
School closed last Friday at
Helvetia and the event was cele
brated with a picnic and May
pole. There was aline program,
and though the May pole had to
be placed in the school house out
of the rain, a merry time was
had by teacher, scholars and vis
itors, quite a number of parents
being present. A line dinner
was served, with plenty of ice
cream, un tne wan were speci
mens of the pupils' work and the
blackboards were decorated with
(Irawings, the work of the schol
ars. The past term has been a
most successful one and it is the
unanimous wish of parents and
pupils that the teacher, lx-e
Byers, be engaged for the com
Prof. J. B. Wilkerson has filed
his jietition as independent can
didate for theoffice of school sup
erintendent for Washington coun
ty. Mr. Wilkerson has held the
principalship of the Forest Grove
public school for the past two
years and has given excellent
service and entire satisfaction.
He is an educator of sterling
worth to any county or city.
Forest Grove Times.
Commencing June lo, the
Southern Pacific Railway will sell
tickets from Hillsboro to Cornel
ius for 10 cents. The rate here
tofore has been 14 cents.
P. (i. VlCKKKS.
Ice for sale. Den of Sweets.
There's a lot of satisfaction m a shoe which
after month's of wear, needs only polish to
'look like new." You will liml comfort, -a.-e
Your children will want sometlimi; pretty
-n.l od. Come and see our SCHOOL SHOES.
Our guarantee good with every pair
no better made.
No better can he made.
V I It.
X. Ri7i t
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Our Line of ,
is the finest in the county.
Everything usually earned hy an up-to-date
Grocery House. Our immense sales make it pos
sible fur us tu carry strictly fresh goods. Not a
shop worn article in the t tahlii-hment.
The old Keliahle Corner Grocery and Shoe Store