V, THE P O L K C O U N T Y POST. ECKER & CURRIE, Publishers It’s Here-Come In-See It Local Briefs Mrs. W. Brow n is visiting friends Published Twice a Week at Independence, Polk County, Oregon, on a t Turner. Tuesday and Friday —x— 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 —x— 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. —x— 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. —x— LEEDLE YAWCOB STRAUSS He get der measles und der murnbs und eferyding dot’s oudt; He shills mine glass of lager beer, poots schnuff into mine kraut; He fills mine pipe mit limberg cheese—dot vas the rough est chouse; I ’dd ak ed ot vrom no oder poy but Leedle Yawcob Strauss. I somedimes dink 1 shall go vild mit sooch a grazy poy; Uud vish vonce more I gould haf rest und peaceful dimes enschoy; But ven he vas ashleep in ped so quiet as a mouse, I prays der Lord, “ Dake anydings but leaf dot Yawcob Strauss.” CHARLES F. ADAMS. OUR CAT 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 Paderewski. He 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 Camouflage in 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 n Night—six months. 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 left-hand e 4 ,/> per cent of the girls and per cent of the boys used the left hai [©rene to the right. The popular mr l.n pression h: landed is a niis- fortune am mce, to be cured as soon as hlren to use the right hand uista ke. Nature made no sii. Dr. R. F.. Duganne, D entist, Inde pendence N ational B ank Building. —x— Have you seen those new silk sw eaters a t CONKEY & WALKER'S. —x— The N ational M azda Electric lam ps can be h ad a t C raven & Huff's. —x— Dr. F ran k B utler has a rriv ed a t Fort Filey, K ansas. He is in the m edical corps. —x — H obart navy and rope, will and visit Dickson, who is in the now som ew here in E u re tu rn to A m erica soon his relatives. 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. —x— —x — 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.” —x— ^ 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 larity. 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 —x— 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” —x— 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 INDEPENDENCE, OREGON Sloper Bros. & Cockle nre giv WIGRICH ITEMS 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. m onthly. —x— 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 ! ered 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 Established .1889 A Successful Business Career of Twenty-Five Years INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS Officers and Directors x H. Hirscliberg, Pres. D. W. Sears, Y. P. R. R. DeArmond, Cashier W. IjT. Walker I. A. Allen O. D. Butler SUBSCRIPTION BLANK Pi County Post, 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 as Result. lie to 1 (11 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 :nons osc O. Add 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* ie. HO GIRL KILLS H0LD-U if) Then Minneapolis Womap Faints and Physician is Called to At tend Her. V • — 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 .T -- u'.inter coltnp.*«.’d when to! I she bud ¡Med the mnu and bad to be attended >y a physician. V. ~y-, < - ■ ' Wh 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 the \ es, our Summ; s in the ELIZABETH LEVY 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 lotfu'tis Guide ihurg. l i e ’ll rap the prince a few, then o ' '¡m eed students. Best of o the faiTu'Us 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 Take the Post, tlie paper head 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.” Pan ly. ¡ O o o o o o o o o o o oo a week.—$1.50 a year.