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Enteredatthe Poatofficein McMinnville,
M’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 1901.
TWO HEl tPTIons.
T.tKU A WALK.
The dwellers in the arctic regions view
the midnight sun without emotion; Ni
agara has no interest or charm to those
who have passed their lives within sound
of its dashing, and even its thunders are
not audible to them. It is a very com
mon old saying that familiarity breeds
contempt, and it also may be said that
The beat waterpreof garMenta in the
Made froiu the I mm materials and
the continued contemplation of our sur
warranted waterproof. Made tu stand
tberougtieet work and weather.
roundings will result in making most
Look tor the trade mark. If your dealer
does not hare them, write for catalogue to
beautiful objects commonplace. Those
I. Y. Belting and Packiug Ca., i’ti., Kan Praadsco.
who do not live within the zone of these
or II. M. MAW YER A MN, Hole Mfr».
Eaat Cambridge, M um .
two won lers will journey across seas
and continents to behold their grandeur,
and stand amazed at the magnificence of
the one and the physical splendor of the
other. But to bring the matter home,
how few of us realize the quiet beauty
that can be enjoyed by a survey of the
Through the liberality of Mc
environments of our own little city.
Minnville’s Leading Merchants,
Take a walk. Shake off the misty cob
webs and look beyond brick walls. Get
out from the narrow channels of busi
Purchased from the old reliable music ness. Stop figuring interest long enough
dealer Geo. C. Will, Salem, Oregon, will to allow yourself to commingle for an
be given to the one holding the largest
number of coupons on November 16th, hour with outdoor thoughts, where your
1901. All coupons must be signed by soul will have a chance to broaden with
the merchant issuing the coupon, and by a vision and an inspiration that reaches
the holder of same The purchaser can beyond the city limits—and that must
give his or her coupons to some one else
and let them sign them. It will pay you do so if this, the fairest city in the valley,
to trade at the following stores anil re is to reach out and build up on the
ceive a coupon with every 25c C ash pur business material within reach of her.
Go, climb one of the hills to the west,
McMinnville Grange & Farmers store, and then turn and look at the valley as
Dr}- Goods, Clothing & Shoes.
it stretches away till it ends in a hazy
on exhibition at this store.
mist in the direction of the eternal
H. C. Burns, Furniture Store.
J. G- Wiesner—Cigars and Tobacco.
snows on the crest of Hood and Jeffer
Wm. F. Dielschneider & Bro., jewelers. son, the grand sentinels that stand guard
Willard & Hhnnan & Co., meat mar
over the garden spot of earth. That
Rogers Bros , Drugstore,
row of gold and crimson that winds in
T. A. White—White’s Restaurant.
and out of the dark green of cedar and
S. P Houser—Second-hand store and fir marks the sinuous course of the Yam
hill, its banks bordered with vegetation
Geo. L Williams—Bookstore.
F. W. Spencer—Hardware, Farm Ma newly painted by the frost artist, and
chinery, Bicycles and Sewing Machines its bosom assisting to carry to the mar
J. S. Roscoe—Bicycle Sundries and kets of the world our too meager com
A. J. Lohan, Harness Shop.
Triplett & Hendershott—Confectionery
The old town with its cozy homes and
C. F. Daniels—Feed, Seed it Produce. its tall steeples nestles securely in the
Lambert Bros.—Groceries & Commis
honor and virtue of its past history.
Now and then a puff of smoke from a
chimney tells that the city is not desti
tute of industry. But mark, while you
gaze, the progressive city of which you
are no longer a chained, musty-minded
inmate, but a free soul apart, with a
powef to look ppop it.with a fuR scope
of your dreatjis. The visions begin to
come upon you and you see new possi
bilities as your mind broadens.
behold sheltered nooks and orchards,
■ dairy farms and meadows, gardens and
vast farms, coal mines and oil derricks,
mayhap. You see the endless field of
home conquest in Oregon.
over the hills and through the forests iu
all directions, for leagues, north, south,
east and west; over vales of growing
agricultural industry, cattle dotted
ranges and valleys, timbered slopes and
mineral-burdened mountains. No great
stretch of the imagination is needed to
see before you new homes and new in
dustries, and the comiug and going of
Is the expression from mapy persons
w ho have bought diamonds from us. We the people that would from the estab
jiave yet to meet the first me dissatisfied lishment of these nety hopifs ftnd pew
with his purchase. We don't al]ow such industries form an adjpnct tq the growth
persons to leave our store,
and prosperity of McMinnville.
gflford if. We strive to give service that
leaves no ground for dissatisfaction. We your brain more and more shakes off
know diamonds from the ground to our the chains, the more and more you see
case, buy direct from the cutters, and and realize, until right before your eyes
give you the “middleman's” profit. If
you want a diamond don't think yon the city grows and grows. The roar of
have to go to Portland for it. We keep industry swellsand yqur ears tingle with
a good assortment ranging in price from the sound of wonders yft to be as the
fi to Jl5°> and se" them for less money teeming multitude rushes to and fro in
than tlie big city dealer, with his enor
mous expenses We do diamond mount the streets, and you see radiating from
the magic city a stream of life and busi
ing and setting.
ness you never dreamed ot before.
Take a walk some fine morning and
get away for a spell from the hoves of
care. Nature and your beautiful sur
roundings will be a revelation to you.
You will return to your work a broader
man, realizing that the country is boupd
to take rapid strides forward in develop
ment and natural growth, and that if
you as a business man would keep pace
with the growth of the couptry, you
must give the country a market for its
Is Absolutely PURE, and will
I fruit, its vegetables, its livestock and its
OUTWEAR all other Leads.
milk. You must build driers, canneries,
creameries and packing house». Give
the country a chance to develop its re
If your local denier doe« not carry it
sources and it will do its part. The
write to us and we will see chat you get it
country will furnish the raw material if
the business men of McMinnville will
I furnish the jars and sacks to put it in.
j Get up early and take a walk. It will
W. P. Fu'ler & Co.,
' do you good.
A $100 A. B. C.hdse Parlor Organ
A Sparkling (icni-,,..
Wm. L Dielschneider & Bro.,
Jewelers and Opticians.
A Level-Headed Preaeber.
Ely's Cream Balm
Eaay and pleasant to
ue, C m U mu ". no in-
It Open» «nd t leaneee
the Neeal Pw«i’'
,h* Membrane. Restore« the
Ta.'e and Smelt Larne Sue. *• "nt. at
i>-ur«M»or Ur mail ; Trial Sire, 1» renia by mail.
v l Y MOIUtKS, it Warren Street, >'ew tor».
We have heard of an up-to-date Bap
tist preacher who has something new ip
anpoupcemept». Instead of doing some
> sensational turn in order to attract peo
ple to hi» church he simply advertises
in the local paper: “There still remains
i a few vacant seats at the regular services
in the Baptist church of this city. The
i pastor will, and can, preach better ser-
, mens if the seats are all filled with wor
shipful attendants Will you not come ?”
11» Kind Y m Haw itwsn BocjM
One Dollar If ¡mid iu advance, Binglenuniberstiveceut».
Friends Honor the Hoberg
DEATH OF WILLIAM D. WRIGHT.
Dr. H. H. V. Johnson of this city is
The Methodist church was comfortably
again very ill.
filled Tuesday evening with friends of
“Grandpa ’ Wright, one of the l>est known and respected citizens of
Home grown English rye grass seed
Rev. and Mrs. Joseph Hoberg, for tlie
purpose of uniting in a public celebra tliis city, departed this life early Sunday morning, November 10th. lie for sale by R. Baird, North Yamhill, Or.
tion of their 50th wedding anniversary. was ill six weeks, due to senile gangrene originating on one of tlie toes of
The St. Charles Store sells good gro
That chief embodiment of wit, Rev. H. the left foot. His sufferings were severe, but borne witli wonderful pa ceries and provisions, anil offers no baits.
T. Atkinson, presided in a most efficient tience and a display of remarkable vitality. His age was 83 years, 10
manner. The various sons-iu-law and months and 28 days. He was born near Munfordville, Ky., and at the age
Bring your chickens and eggs to H. C.
grandchildren occupied front seats, of 21 removed to Knox county, Illiivis, where he engaged in farming and Hannon and get the cash. C. F. Dan
while the parents auil their four sons
iels’ old stand.
and four daughters occupied the plat ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦F
form. The program opened with a good
Dr. G. S. Wright may be found in his
old Methodist hymn, followed _by invo
office in this city from thia time on, dur
cation by Rev. L. W Riley of the Bap
ing all business hours.
tist church. Rev. Platt of the Christian
church read the 71st Psalm.
Lambert Bros, want all the poultry,
Rhodes was announced as the first speak
eggs and farm produce, for which they
er, but was unavoidably kept away.
will pay the highest cash price. At
President Boardman came next.
Balmer’s old stand.
did not feel that one of his age and ex
Delos Underwood departed for Eugene
perience could measure up to the de
Friday morning of last week, at which
mands of the occasion, but he congratu
lated the aged people on their anniver
place ho has a position in a harness shop
sary, and the graceful manner in which
during the winter.
they are growing old. His earliest rec
You get the best values in hats, shoes,
ollection of a preacher was Father Ho
corsets, hosiery, oil cloth, ribbons, lace
berg, whose personality had stamped an
and embroidery, tinware and notions,
indelible influence for good upon him.
at the Racket Store.
He thought growing old gracefully was
almost a lost art, and he coveted no
James Kelly and wife arrived from
diviner blessing than that it might be
Wednesday evening, and are
his privilege to thus grow old.
occupying the John Evcnden residence.
Prof. W. A. Pettis of Salem was pres
Mr. Kelly is a farmer, and expects to
ent and favored the audience with the
violin variations of “Home, Sweet
purchase land in this section.
Home,” in an artistic manner.
The Grange store means boniness and
Rev. A. J. Hunsaker addressed the
meeting briefly, and said his first meet
the stock of goods will be closed out at
ing with Bro Hoberg was 25 years ago
at a place where the latter was seeking a
The subject at the Baptist church Sun
drink—of water. He spoke of the ultra
Baptist character of the program, and
day morning will be “Sad Sowing and
emphasized the beauty and advantages
Evening subject, “The
of smiling countenances, such as the sub
jects of the meeting had always dis
1‘rof. C. C. Linden, who wae attending
C. P. Nelson gave some early recol
the teachers’ institute, was called home
lections of Father Hoberg, covering a
Weduesday evening by a telephone
period of 20 years in Sunday school work,
message from Dr. Smith announcing
anil closed with an expression of good
wishes. The “Olive Branches,” (chil
that Mr. Linden’s son had met with an
dren) sang “Home, Sweet Home,” and
accident in which lie sustained a fracture
to satisfy a demand for more, gave
ami dislocation of one of his limbs.
“Hear ’Dem Bells.”
All have good
voices, and enjoy singing.
Wallace ik Walker this week shipped
To all these tributes Father Hoberg
their marble soda fountain* to Northup &
gave splendid response, although claim
Sturgis. The old fountain made money
ing that the “wind had been taken out
the first two years it wae operated, and
of his sails." As is characteristic, he
attributed all joys and successes of life
was the best one in town, blit the firm
as coming from God, in whom they had
found it took too much time to work it
always maintained an unfaltering trust.
in connection with a grocery store.
Mother Hoberg, as usual, had to quietly
sit under the fire of several gpod-natured stockrinsing until May, 1881, when he came to McMinnville.
His wife, The A. (). U. W. lodge of Sheridan
thrusts from her spouse, and brother five sons and three daughters survive him- George, Elsia, Frank, Lee and has taken new life, and the members
Hunsaker came in fqr his share also.
have gone to work in earnest, and we
The presentation pf a bpautjful silver Lyle Wright and Mrs. Hell Nash, of Dundee; Mrs. Emma Hemstock, of
All were present look for good results in the future..........
gold liqed dish was made by the pastor, Sellwood, and Mrs. Susie Miller of British Columbia.
on behalf of the church,with suitable in except George, who lives in Nebraska, and Mrs. Miller. Mr. Wright was
. .Tests have been made of the vast
scriptions. The meeting closed with a married in 1843 to Miss Susan Robertson, who died August 4th, 1858. In deposits of shell marl three miles west
general round of congratulations.
1859 he married Matilda McBride, the surviving widow. He was ¡1 man of
On Wednesday evening many friends kindly disposition and a quiet, upright citizen. The funeral was held at of Dallas, to ascertain if they will make
came and went at the home, and a large the Baptist church, with sermon by Rev. A. J. Hunsaker, on Tuesday into cement. The tests proved satisfac
number partook of refreshments of morning. Ho spoke from the scripture: “For I know that thou wilt tory. The present form of these depos
chocolate and cake. Here, also, beauti
The choir, its is a very excellent quality of building
ful presents were bestowed. Judge R. P. bring me to death and to the house appointed for all living."
Bird, on behalf of Lafayette Lodge No.
Tim Cleveland Concert Co., consisting
3, A. F. & A, M., presented in well- sar.g “Rock of Ages,” “Jesus, Saviour, Pilot Me" and “Nearer my God to
Nelson, of soprano, contralto, violinist and pian
chosen remarks a silver berry set. B. F. Thee.” The pall bearers were G. W. Jones. C, D. Johnson, R
Rhodes followed in like manner for Un John Redmond, Wm. L. Warren and £. C. Walker. The attendance was ist, played at the opera house Monday
ion Lodge No. 43, bestowing a berry large. Ceremonies at the grave were conducted by the Masonic fraterni evening. One special feature was the
“boy pianist,” Mordaunt Goodnough.
spoon and tea strainer. F. E. Rogers in ty, to which Mr.
right had belonged for 45 years.
But Prof. Rntliyn Turney in hie inimi
a good speech represented Knowles
table violin playing, received the unre
Chapter O. E. S. in giving a gold clock
strained applause of the audience. Prof.
These speeches were responded to by
Card ol Thank«.
I’urney rendered four violin solos and
both recipients in remarkably well-
We wish to express sincere thanks to was forced to respond to as many en
chosen expressions. A list of donors of
all sympathizing and helpful friends cores, the ease with which he wooed the
other presents follows:
whose ministrations of kindness have sweet, strains from the instrument being
Wm. Millsap and ivf, Lebanon their cattle in from the mountains.
been so abundant atul generous in tlie
Miss Laqra hfurtu, p»llas
Mrs. Chas. Agee anil daughter Leia period of our bereavement and during almost beyond comprehension.
Cleveland Concert Co. went from this
Silver spoon Pp
Ki ts. C. W. Lowe, Eugene
were Sheridan visitors Monday.
the illness anil death of our husband city to Hillsboro.
Souvenir spoop, prof. apd Mrs. Reynolds, Dallas
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Fryer of Carlton, I and father. The beautiful service ren
Gold gnif silver spoon tray
. Lee Laughlin
Fred It. Mellin of tlie Oregon mineral
Salad fork, Joiiu F. Caples and daughter, p'rtl.d have been visiting with Milton Potter dered by the choir is also entitled to
exhibit at Buffalo is home, and speaks
our thanks. Respectfully,
China plates ..................... O. II. Adams and wife
M rs . M atilda W right
in the highest terms of the exposition in
Olive dish............... ............... Mrs. J. C. Cooper
and F am 1 i,v.
Book ............................... W. D. Fenton, Portland
Norman Barnett visited with his sis
general, and of the Oregon exhibit in
... .8. S. Class of Buys ter, Mrs. T. Short, at Ballston last week,
Tin- M ouderiiil Fall mul some of particular, lie says the same amount
Point lace collar and umhrelle lag. M| sb Valeria
returning to his home Monday.
of advertising could not have been ob
11« I*roil ill-1 s.
.......... H. Nelson and w^
Marion Murphy anil Mabel Stow
C. 8. I Iiilin brought to this office last tained for 1200,000 in any other way and
M. li. Hendrick were out from McMinnville Saturday week, Thursday, Home line specimens of it only cost $17,500, as there is a remain
|5 gold piece
.. Henry Long and wt, Portland and Sunday visiting with the family of ripe red raspberries picked that day, der 01 $2.100 of the state appropriation
Wm Chrisman and wf
and bis family bad raspberries and which will be added to the $5,000 appro
Electa Chapter, O. E. S., Dayton J. Thompson
cream for dinner.
This is an iitimnial
to each from Brother John Hoberg,
John Eborall started Monday for November record even in Oregon. Right priated for the Charleston exposition.
Green Bay, Wis.
Salmon river, where he has a claim. He along this line was another contribution He reports Unit Oregon secured 14 gold
Cream spoon ...... John If. Albert and wf. Salem
made by Mrs. Wm. Wess on Saturday of medals and 30 silver medals, liesidee a
Lace Handkerchief, Mrs. Van Waggoner. Salem intends to be gone a week.
a couple of twigs of lilac in bloom with large number of diplomas and certifi
Dozen dinner napkins, Brother Casper Hoberg
Marion DeLashmutt, who lias been al I the sweetness of perfume of the cates of honorable mention. The Oregon
Gold watch chain forGrandpa. Granddaughters
euployyil on the Bouita. visited last week o trly spring.
Right on the heels of all this Mr. Wm. mineral exhibit was by far the best at
with relatives in the valley.
Wall'll chain with lodge emblems fur Father
Merchant ol Car lion brought in on the fair, and attracted a great deal of at
The schoul is progressing nicely under Wednesday a bunch of w hite radishes, tention. Of the four silver medals
Epworth League pin for Mother, daiighiersdn, the supervision of Miss McNeil.
As solid and firm, a number of roasting awarded to the Pacific coast states, Ore
this was annual institute week, there ears, two watermelons and a biiiicli of gon received two. There were no gold
Uy Sons and Daughters
He says they have bad
was but two days of school.
green corn all Hummer, ami would have medals awarded for minerals.
Eleven hunters were coyote chasing for two montliH if there were 110 frost.
The annual report of the Oregon
He also plowed under some wild black
lin'd 1» Portland.
Agricultural College and Experiment Sunday. They did not secure any game berries a few days since.
Mrs. Ann M. Hussey, widow of the
station at Corvallis has been re but report a little excitement caused by
ceived. The expenses for the school the explosion of Eb Duvall’s gun. For William H. Ileitrniller of Tillamook late Allen Hussey of Sheridan, and
niece ot Mrs. Lucretia Cowls of this city,
and station for the year were about tunately no one was much injured.
was found guilty of assault with intent died in Portland on Monday of heart
160,000. The enrollment was 436,
trouble, after an illness of considerable
the largest in the history of the in The closing out Hale at the Grange store to kill Emil Arndt, last September. He duration. She was a pioneer of 1846,
is drawing the crowds and the clerks are
ami the eldest daughter of the late A. B.
Faulconer, one of the founders of Sheri
Mrs. Hussey leaves one son,
Charles, a banker of Baker City. Burial
was made at Sheridan on Wednesday.
For Infants and Childreq
The Kind You Hw Always Bought
The Finest Cake
Parties indebted to the firm of R. Jac
obson <k Co. will please take notice that
all accounts must be settled by Nov. 1
without fail, a« prompt payment makes
a person’s credit good.
R. J acobson <fc Co.
Pl«« Fer kale.
Four thoroughbred Essex pigs for sale
cheap for cash, or will trade for ebeep.
J. B. S tilwell , Dayton.
Is made with Royal Bak
ing Powder. Always light,
sweet, pure & wholesome.
Business with our merchants is good.
J. Cooper has moved on
the J. T.
Smith Stephens has moved into his
John Campbell is completing a new
J. Lynch has moved to Salem to school
J T. Coo|>er has bought the Garrison
property ami moved in. Garrison has
gone to Washington.
A fire last week destroyed one ofT. W.
Nash's barns, and there was a loss of
250 bushels of oats, and other feed. No