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P O L K
C O U N T Y
ECKER & CURRIE, Publishers
It’s Here-Come In-See It
Mrs. W. Brow n is visiting friends
Published Twice a Week at Independence, Polk County, Oregon, on
a t Turner.
Tuesday and Friday
It will J>e C aptain M ark Graves
for an o th er year.
A pplication m ade for E ntry as Mail M atter of the Second Class
Bags and T runks, Bags an d S uit
Subscription Rates: $1.50 a Year Strictly in Advance; Six Months
Cases. Moore & W alker.
$1.00; Three Months 50cents.
CLYDE T. ECKER, Editor.
Mrs. Sadie S m ith w ill leave for
J. F. CURRIE, Business M anager h er home in A laska in a few days.
LEEDLE YAWCOB STRAUSS
He get der measles und der murnbs und eferyding dot’s
He shills mine glass of lager beer, poots schnuff into mine
He fills mine pipe mit limberg cheese—dot vas the rough
I ’dd ak ed ot vrom no oder poy but Leedle Yawcob
I somedimes dink 1 shall go vild mit sooch a grazy poy;
Uud vish vonce more I gould haf rest und peaceful dimes
But ven he vas ashleep in ped so quiet as a mouse,
I prays der Lord, “ Dake anydings but leaf dot Yawcob
CHARLES F. ADAMS.
VYe have a cat
At our house—
H e’s black with
White whiskers and
H e’s more trouble
To me than a
Hangful of hangnails
Would be to
And his tail
Are always just
Where i set my
Fooot down. Our
Hallway is kind
Of dark at night
And this cat
Is the original
The hallway, and
I always fall over
Him. At night
He doesn’t want
To go out until
I ’m in bed about
Fifteen minutes, then
He sets up a squawk.
Of course I have
To get up from
The huiks and
Let him out-
I wish I were
An "Eskimo. They
Have it pretv easy
Wh on it comes to
Putting, the cat
Out for the
Baltimore Evening Sun,
LEFT HANDER IS NOT A MISTAKE
Nearly everybody is born light-handed, and yet tfvvo,
authsoine authorities sav four, out of every hundred are
a a test of ihKH) children it was found that
4 ,/> per cent of the girls and
per cent of the boys used
the left hai
[©rene to the right. The popular mr
landed is a niis-
mce, to be cured
as soon as
hlren to use the
uista ke. Nature
made no sii.
Dr. R. F.. Duganne, D entist, Inde
pendence N ational B ank Building.
Have you seen those new silk
sw eaters a t CONKEY & WALKER'S.
The N ational M azda Electric
lam ps can be h ad a t C raven &
Dr. F ran k B utler has a rriv ed a t
Fort Filey, K ansas. He is in the
m edical corps.
Dickson, who is in the
now som ew here in E u
re tu rn to A m erica soon
The New Type "ZT
Fairbanks - Morse
FARM E N G I N E
Ju st received sh ip m en t of cloth
ing from New York t® ught before j
the 'advance. Good w earin g su its
$16.50 to $25.00 a t O. A. Kream ers.
Mrs. C. C. M ulkey of M onm outh
w ent to San Francisco to see h er
son who is in the navy stationed at
Goat Island. The young m an w ill
sail in a few days for “som ew here.”
Mae M arsh appears next W ednes
day in a clean production, “Fields
of H onor” in w hich she is ce rta in
ly at h e r best. Mae has M ary Pick-
ford beaten w hen it comes to popu
E c o n o m ic a l — S im p le — L ig h t W e ig h t
S u b s ta n tia l — F o o l-p r o o f C o n s tr u c tio n
Gun B arrel C y lin d er B ore — L ea k -p ro o f
Compression—Complete with Built-in Magneto
H ave you thought of th a t new
su it for yourself or son for E aster
w ear? Come in w hile it is on your
m ind. Let us show you good wool
ens at extrem ely low prices, at
CONKEY & WALKER'S.
"MORE TH AN RATED POWER
AND A WONDER A T THE PRICE”
FOR SALE BY
The S tan d ard Oil Co. will p u t in
trucks at all th e ir sub-stations for
delivering oil an d dispense w ith
pulling th e ir w agons w ith horses.
A representative of the com pany
w as here yesterday to m ake a rra n g e
m ents to build a cem ent garage on
th eir prbperty in Independence.
J. D. Hibbs & Company
Sloper Bros. & Cockle nre giv
ing every w om an in th is section an
opportunity 1o m ake w ash day a *^*Mr. and M rs G rant M cLaughlin
holiday and to banish forever the j and son, Tommy, of Independence
weekly drudgery. How nice it will w ere Sunday guests of Airs. AIc-
be on w ash day to let a sm all gaso- j L auglilin’s sister, Mrs R alph Por-
line m otor do the w ork in a May-1 terfield.
tag w asher. T hen again, th e ir ad
ap p earin g elsewhere, in this paper.
Air. and Airs. J. T ann of P a rk e r
says that, the M aytag w asher w ith ; visited S unday w ith th e ir daugh-
the gasoline m otor attached can be ; ter, Airs George D eForest and fam-
bought of them for $5 down an d $1 jiy.
Air. an d Airs. M anning of Inde-
Dallas, Texas, Sun: ’ A delight- pendence w ere S unday guests tit
ful function of the w eek w as the the home of Air. an d Mrs. H arry
pretty d in n er jjarty presided o v e r ! Straton.
by Mi . Lucy w iid o rsp in at her at
tractive home last T hu rsd ay even-
Leonard and C harles AIcComas
iig. Choice sp rin g blossom s con- I« ft on Monday for the logging cam p
the table an d 'h an d so m e np- a Kings Valley w here they expect
o intm ents were m ade for a group t< work this sum m er.
f out-of-town friends, who were
rem edy young ladles of this city
Mr. and ATrs. Eston Bevens of
ml included Mrs. Al. Bullock of l: :cnn V ista m oved last w eek to
MBERGER CAUSES A RIOT
The Independence N ational Bank
A Successful Business Career of
INTEREST PAID ON TIME
Officers and Directors
H. Hirscliberg, Pres.
D. W. Sears, Y. P.
R. R. DeArmond, Cashier
W. IjT. Walker
I. A. Allen
O. D. Butler
for Hie Polk County Post for
to pay you $1.50 for the same
Guest at Party Threw Cheese Out of
Window and Two Were Stabbed
St. Louis.—At a pound party given
In honor of Airs. Mabel Williams of
St. Louis a guest brought a pound of
II burger cheese. Levy Williams,
'-e’C-appointod m aster of ceremonies,
thn vr the choose out, and was rebuked
by the hoste-s.
In the argument and fight th at fol
lowed. Simmons stabbed Mrs. Wll-
lltui g and her brother, Adolph Wood-
•.ed in ar
ir.ing Boy Was Only a “Mexican Fish Hound”
Fairly yelping thorv' words, a wotuan
north of F street, made for the latter
curry her. She had a companion with*
GIRL KILLS H0LD-U
Then Minneapolis Womap Faints and
Physician is Called to At
Minneapolis.—Miss Mabel Drumater,
clerk In the office of the P. McCoy
; uel company's office, phot nnd killed
rl. F. Orr. u ynliroad switchman, when
• t’t te u i p tc d t o r o b t !.o of
u'.inter coltnp.*«.’d when to! I she bud
¡Med the mnu and bad to be attended
>y a physician.
< - ■ '
i nnd a dog
T lie woman
ling boy threw her arm around the neck of the dog and said: “Oh, you
darling thing! You’re tl ■ prcttlw . dog In town.” The woman had a good
eye for dogs.
“ What kind of a dog is’he?" isked the woman.
• winked ¡it the dog and replied calmly:
“.Mexican fish hound.”
no sta lls ino n
\ es, our Summ; s in the
trenches ay i ì 1 1 a spirit thi
w, and it keeps the Hun
B. F. JONES
Teacher of !^lolL
a gm . inM w hat Ihe if an kee dtide’ll do. He's up to
’ -v’idoto ler U epre'eatative Pclk
«TJ.il cumulila ge, and
and Lincoln Counties, May P ri
o W ill give lessons in Indepen- o
HUNS. DON’T MEDDLE WITH THIS NIGGER
afj-aid of Kaiser Bill ; oui ill his beastly crew. He'll do o (letico for beginners aud ad- o j maries.
(P aid A dvertfaeinen-. I
ihurg. l i e ’ll rap the prince a few, then o ' '¡m eed students. Best of o
111 i tnlcnhti
Dullqs, Texas.—One of the negroes called for physical
our husky lit h> Ynnkt
title’ll do the Kaiser, too. Then'0 moth<Hte- Prices reaso n ab le o
exan.ination was ;.<ke . :f he would field. Scratching his
o Inquire at the Post B uilding o
lit* pondered *r a moment, then declared:
w h e n our S hi * comes
o or w rite E. Levy, 563 Court o
handy, and wId a tig.
o with apunch. Two times
“ I f they sends me to France and any of them Gehmans
n St., Salem , Oregon.
w if ;m. C sho’ will fight.”
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o o oo a week.—$1.50 a year.