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About Hillsboro independent. (Hillsboro, Washington County, Or.) 189?-1932 | View Entire Issue (June 5, 1908)
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not wihIiiiiu the ar miiBt notify the
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I lie 8uin'ription price.
HIS PLURALITY I IKFLY I.OOO
Entire Republican Ticket Carries in
This CountyWoman's Suffrage
snd Lcca: cptsofi Lc:.
$1.50 a Year, in Advance.
Kulered at the Poetofflr at Hllll
i to, Oregon, for tranainiaaion througa
thm mat! km eeoond-clesa mall matter.
Official Paper of Washington County.
Republican in Politics.
iivKitriMiNo Katkh: I i-ilay, tit) cnit
an iih h, Hinv'le column, (or (our Inaer-
t Kniri ; riM'linn notii , one cent a word
e n li liiHortlon (notliinir It'NH tliun 15
rents) ; nroi.Mionul i-ardn, one imh, $1 than one
i.!e qu.otfrly, (notii-en and resolution ballots brought many surprises,
lrte lo itdvertixinit loli;e).
Iist Monday was election clay,
a day that will long be remem
bered in Ilillsboro and Washing
ton county, lor more reasons
for on that day the
E. B. TONGUE
Office: Itconis 3. 4 and 6. Morgan Blk
W. N. BARRETT
Ortlce: Central UUx-k, Room ( and 7.
OHWe on .Main St., opn tliu Court Houne
THUS. H. TONGUU JR.
. NOTAKY PUBLIC
Kooiiih ,1, 4 uml 5, Morgan BlorK
MARK H. HUMP,
Notary Public and Collections.
11. T. HAULEY,
Attorney - at Law,
Oflke Over the l'ostolllce.
JOHN M. WALL,
Oll'ice upstairs, liailey Morgan Blk.
S. T. LINKLATER. M. B. C. M.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Oll'u-e. iU'M.iir-i, over Tlie iH-lta IriiK
Slorr. OllW linum M to 1'.'; 1 to !, and
in tin- I'Veniuk! from 7 to It o'rloik.
J. P. TAMIESIE, M. D.
S. 1'. R. It. SURGEON
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F. A. BAILEY, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Olllrtv MorRan-llnllpy Work, op
atnlra. room 1-. 13 and 15. Realdence
8. V. ror. He Line nd Socond ita.
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PHYSICIAN AMI SlRv'.KON,
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. i.i t.. i l mi In ri. mill 7 (o
lhir.1 imiiH.. iiorlli of I'lljr flfi-inr Unlit pliiit.
lU'ii. U'.l 0T or umlii. H"ih
Have alwavs on hand a fine lot
meats. 'Hams. 17c; Cottage
C.IVK t'S A CALL.
TERMS. SPOT - CASth
and it also records the first ac
five work on the new electric
railway, known as the Oregon
Electric, runnin"; from Salem
At 7 o'clock in the morninj? fifty
teams and a hundred or more
men gathered on Washington
street and soon dirt was flyinj?
in earnest, and when f o'clock
in the evening came, ties and
steel were laid to Second street
and the roadbed opened and lev
eled to Fourth. From the east
ern limits ot the city a icanir ot
men and teams were working
west and were in sight of the
down town crew at supper time.
An immense crowd lined the
right-of-way all day, eager to see
the men and teams at work and
very jubilant over the fact that
the long-expected road had at
last been commenced and was a
certainty. The coming of thi
line marks a new era in the fu
ture prosperity of this city, and
when in active operation it means
that many new faces will be add
ed to our population and hun
dreds of new homes go up which
will house persons now living in
Portland as well as those from
abroad, who will be looking for
homes near the metropolis.
And another thing which will
mark this election day is the fact
that at no time in the history of
Washington county was there
ever such an interest taken in
the prohibition question. Men
who two years ago would have
felt insulted had you so much as
suggested local option to them,
were out and working hard for
the measure. And the women,
too, were at the iwlls early and
remained until the last vote was
cast, doing all they could to in
duce men to vote against the sa
loons, which in more cases than
one in this city are casting a
blight over their home life.
The ladies furnished free colfee
to all who wished a "bracer"
without the after eil'ect. and
very many men took advantage
of their thoughtfulness and en
joyed the lunch immensely. And
right here we wish to add that
it is a good thing that the wo
men folks use the tire depart
ment room of city hall, for other
wise dust, cobwebs and pure un
adulterated dirt would have an
everlasting abiding place.
All day long the ladies passed
out cards on which were printed
"We trust you to veto the saloons
out for us," while the opposition
handed out by the hundreds lit
tle pastltoards bearing what they
expected would cinch the whole
thing, and read: "Ioyou want
prohibition and blind pig whis
key? Or are you willing to pro
tect the hop interests? If so.
vote against prohibition. To vote
against prohibition mark an X
after No. (0. " Our valiant city
marshal showed his gallantry by
ordering the women away from
the polls, but it took courage for
them to go to the iWls and make
the tight they did. and they re
refused to go. knowing well that
there were plenty of men in the
crowd who would not see them i
harmed. Just where the city
marshal gets his authority to al
low a lot of men to stand about
the door of city hall and peddle
tickets all day and refuse the
same privilege to the ladies, and
with much less noise, is a ques
tion he may be called ui)on to
answer for when the next officer
is named for this city.
Hut take it altogether the day
passed without very much ex
citement and but two or three
rows. Several persons exhibited
a beautiful "jag," and one indi
vidual offered a lady who handed
him a card, a drink from a bottle
of whiskey he displayed for the
benefit of the crowd. But as
there was no more than he need
ed in ids business, &he refused.
! A wife-beater, only recently out
of jail, told the ladies that they
might better be at home rocking
the cradle and attending to their
own business," but this valuable
ail vice did not phase them in
their good work.
When 7 o'clock came and the
polls closed, about everybody
who cared to had deposited his
ballot, and the largest vote ever
polled in Ilillsboro, or Washing
ton county, was in the boxes,
and the already tired judges and
clerks took olf their coats am
went to work on the count which
took all night.
The table, published on the
fourth pag i;5 as near correct as
it- is possible to get it at this
time, but it will give the votes
polled for the different candl
dates and will be found as near
correct as it can be had at this
time. The figure may be chang
ed sugntiy, out not enougn to
materially affect the general re
At the time of going to press
on this side, the result shows
the election of the entire repub
lican county ticket, with the pos
sible exception of J. W. Bailey.
The unofficial returns give him a
majority of 29. The balance of
the ticket, all republicans, is as
follows: Sheriff, Geo. Hancock,
of Forest Grove; recorder, Willis
Ireland; school superintendent,
M. C. Case; treasurer, W. M.
Jackson; surveyor, L. C. Walker;
assessor, Max Crandall; coroner,
E. C. Brown; county commis
sioner, John McLlaran. the leg
islative ticket is Dr. W. D. Wood,
senator; Dr. I lines, of Forest
Grove; S. A. I). Meek, of Moun
taindale, and Ii. H. Greer, rep
resentative. Local option failed in North
Ilillsboro, but carried in South
Later election news will be
foond on another page.
r IRE riCIITC RS DO GOOD WORK
CLVDl HILSON SHOT.
Quona Lee, a Chinese Laundryman
of r ores! Grove, Shoots Young
rarly Morning Blae Quickly Sub
dued by Department.
Fire which originated in a de
fective flue for a time threatened
the destruction of the residence
of Mrs. E. Shute, at Third and
Base Line Wednesday morning.
The alarm was sounded at G:50
and the department responded
promptly. By effectual work the
firemen succeeded in confining
the flames to the second story,
the damage on the first floor be
ing caused by smoke and water.
The household efTects were re
moved by neighbors and suffer
ed little injury. The damage to
the house will probably amount
Mrs. Shute recently sold the
house to W. I). Smith and pre
parations were already under
way to remove it to the next lot
south to make room for the new
residence Mrs. Shute is prepar
ing to build on the site it occu
pies. It is not believed the house
is seriously damaged and the
plan of removal will likely be
The Woodburn Independent
claims the world's record for a
Marion county hen. It unblush
ingly tells of an egg. the product
of a brown leghorn, which reach
ed that office, measuring 7x8 3-4
inches and weighing 6 1-2 ounces.
Inside the first was a second egg,
shell and all, and the hen died.
Estate of Fred Sommers, de
ceased: final account filed and
Wednesday, July 8. at 10 o'clock
a. m.. fixed as time for hearing
objections to said final account
Clyde w lison, a young man of
Forest Grove, was shot in the
neck at 11: Saturday night by
Quong Lee, proprietor of a laun
Stories of the affair differ,
n.son siiyo mat ne and a com
panion with some bottles of beer
went to the laundry to drink and
eat a lunch. Just as he was
about to open the door he says
the Chinaman fired at him from
According to the Chinaman,
Wilson hurled a stone at the door
of the laundry and otherwise
made hi nself obmxious. a id the
shot was fired in self-defense.
Quong Lee has been molested
at different times by boys of the
town and he was prepared this
time to defend himself with a
gun. heverai young men have
been haled before the police
judge for annoying the celestial.
Wilson is CO years old, lives
with his widowed mother, his
fathor having died but recently.
He is employed in a local livery
stable. His wound, while ser
ious, is not considered fatal. The
bullet made an ugly wound in
the neck and lodged beneath the
Kx-im.. JA-M'- wn'Cn
was clear and warm, the weath
er during the week was cloudy
and unseasonably cool, being in
this respect a continuation of the
prevailing weather during the
previous week. Frequent light
showers fell over :he western
counties, but east ot the moun
tains the rainfall was light and
scattered. Light frosts occurred
in eastern and southern Oregon
on Wednesday morning.
Memorial Day passed in a very
quiet manner in Ilillsboro last
Saturday, almost every place of
business being closed from 12
o'clock until (. At 10 o'clock
the old soldiers gathered on Main
street and with members of the
Woman's Relief Corps, wended
their way to the "silent city of
the dead," where, as has been
the custom for many years,
flowers were scattered over the
resting place of the "boys" who
are sleeping there. Many school
children and quite a number of
citizens accompanied the proces
sion of faithful mourners and
roses and other flowers were in
In the afternoon Decoration
Day exercises were held in Cres
cent Theatre, the large building
being filled to the doors, with
many persons standing. lne
program was a splendid one and
as rendered was certainly a cred
it to the management and all
who took part Attorney II. T.
Bagley delivered the address,
which was one of the best me
morial speeches ever delivered
in this county. We would be
glad to present it to our readers,
but election returns have crowd
ed our columns to the limit, and
that along with quite a large
amount of other news of interest
in this vicinitj has been crowded
Prohibition evidently would not
be out of place in Hood River.
According to the News-Letter,
people have been seeing snakes.
or thought they di.l. in the city
water works system. House
wives were in a state of terror,
expecting a wriggling reptile
every time a faucet was turned
on. ana me city 0f i. - ar)D es
might have become dry indeed
had not proir.pt investigation
proved the rumors unfounded
With this issue the undersign
ed lays down his work as publish
er and editor of The Ilillsboro I n
depent Four years ago last
March we purchased the plant,
at that time a broken down, di
lapidated affair, and by hard
work and a close application to
business have made it one of the
best paying papers, and the best
equipped office in this section.
Whether we have published a
.1 i ii
ciwaii, ruauaOie paper, our reau-1
era are left to pass the verdict.
At least, we did the best we
could, and have no apologies to
On Tuesday last we sold this
office, subscription list arid good
will to S. C. Killen. for four years
at the head of the mechanical de
partment of the Portland Journal,
an old newspaper publisher, and,
we are proud to say, a republican
of the true blue variety. He
comes" to this city an entire
stranger and will soon move his
family here and become one of
the energetic workers for Ilills
boro and its future prosperity.
We bespeak for him and his the
kindly welcome the people of
this city always extends to
strangers, for they will prove
worthy residents and a very de
sirable increase to our fast in
Laying down our newspaper
work does not mean that we are
to remain idle. We have earned
a rest, and perhaps our readers
feel the same way. At any rate
we intend to devote considerable
time out of doors and latter go
into business which will be less
confining than office work.
All accounts due this office for
advertising and job work will be
paid to us and all debts of the In
dependent up to June 1 will be
be paid by us. . The sub
scription list is the property of
the new management. Subscri
bers who have paid in advance
will contine to receive the paper,
and those owing on subscription
can pay Mr. Killen or at the of
We wish to thank our friends
and patrons for their generous
support and the many favors
shown us during our four years'
labors here and assure them it is
appreciated. We hope the same
courteous treatment will be ex
tended to our successor.
It is not our intention to leave
Ilillsboro. Our home is here, our
best interests are here, and we
know of no better town in the
whole state of Oregon to live in,
and here we shall remain. In
saying "good bye" it refers only
to our work in the newspaper
field and office work.
riTCTION DAY QUIET.
Quite a Crist of News From Thai
Hustling TownWill Soon Be
Joined to Cs by t lectrtc Kail.
W. II. Boyd and M. .P. Cady.
rural carriers of this place, at
tended the State R. F. D. Car
riers convention at Albany last
Friday and Saturday.
Election day passed very quiet
ly in Beaverton. A good full
vote was cast but no stormy
street sessions were held. The
ladies of the W. C. T. U. served
a free dinner to voters.
A crowded house listened to
the sermon of Rev. Snyder, of
the Congregational church, to
the graduating class of the pub
lic school last Sunday night
A great number of the people
of this place went to the ceme
teries both at Raleigh and Pro
gress on Decoration Day to hon
or the dead.
Rev. A. N. Hamlin of the M.
E. church preached the Memor
ial Day sermon to the G. A. R.
on last Sunday morning.
J. S. Clement and family are
seeking rest and recreation in
the strawberry fields at Hood
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Cady, of
Aberdeen, Wash., are attending
the Rose Fiesta in Portland and
visiting relatives in this place.
Jos. Reif, has completed the
new residence northeast of town
and moved into it on the 1st inst
II. G. Vincent, one of the local
base ball fans, attended the ball
game in Portland lust Friday,
just to see how the Beaverton
boys compared with the professionals.
For good millinery, see
Bath. Linklater building.
Mrs. Church, formerly of this
city, but lately of Portland, has
been visiting friends in this place
for the past week.
Jac. Huber, living about two
miles west of Beaverton, had
quite a serious runaway last Sat
urday occasioned by his horses
becoming frightened at an auto
mobile. At the present writing
Mr. Huber is still confined to his
Olds & Livengood, the livery
men, have regained possession
of the horse and buggy which
was stolen from them on the 19th
of May. They found the horse
in iMissession of a liveryman at
Vancouver, Wash., where he was
sold on the 20th by the man who
hired him from the home stable.
Popular Hillsboro Girl a Bride in
Fro -n Wheatland, Cal., comes
the news of the recent marriage
of Miss Lorena Enochs, well
known in Hillsboro. Miss Enochs
left this city about one and one-
half years ago, but her parents
still reside at Reedville. The
Wheatland Four Corners of May
22 has the following to say of
A wedding was solemnized in
Sacramento yesterday at high
noon which is of unusual interest
to the readers of the Four Cor
ners on account of the jxipular
ity of the happy young couple.
The groom is no other than Thom
as 11. nrewer and the pretty
bride Miss Lorena Enochs, both
prominent in social circles and
favorites with all their compan
ions, uev. w. r . LOinn was mo
The wedding of this young
couple unites two of the best
known families of Wheatland.
The groom is a son of Mrs. E. V.
Brewer, and was born and raised
in this community. He is a
young man of exemplary charac
ter and at present a trusted em
ploye at the Bear river dredger.
Miss Enochs, his bride, i the
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Enochs, of Reedville. Ore.
She was born in Nebraska, but
moved to Oregon at an early age
where she until recently resided.
Miss Enochs Bpent the past two
winters in Wheatland and it was
here the courtpVvp started which
has ended so happily. She is
a handsome and accomplished
young woman of charming iw-
sonmlity mnd during nor brwl re
sidence here has endeared her
self to all her acquaintanceship.
If the happy young couple have
arranged plans for their future
they have not divulged them but
after a short honeyman they will
return to Wheatland.
Mr. and Mrs. Brewer are start
ing in their married life with ev
ery indication that it will prove
a happy one. They have the
best wishes of a large number of
friends and The Four Corners
joins heartily in the congratula
tions. May their lives ever be as
bright and happy as they .are
Good grocers like Schil- ,
ling's Ucst, for it makes j
good-will and not trouble ;
in case of complaint, the
money is ready.
Youf trocar returns fur monr II foo don'l
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 II AMI II'ON-BROWN SHOES-
Your children will want something pretty
and good. Come and see our SCHOOL SHOES, o better made.
No better can he 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 establishment.
The old Reliable Corner Grocery and Shoe Store