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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View This Issue
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The large number of our customers
w h o bring their friends here to buy shoes is a
significant endorsem ent that is w orth y of com
ment. W e are w inning n ew custom ers every
day sim ply by pleasing our old ones.
Every shoe we sell is carefully fash-
Dr. R. E. Duganne, D entist, Inde
pendence N ational B ank Building.
Mrs. Paul Robinson and Miss
Rowena Wood retu rn ed to th eir
home in Corvallis S atu rd ay after
visiting w ith th e ir brother, H. S.
W. Brown expects to leave for
Oregon City some tim e this week.
He will be succeeded as S. P. agent
by S. T aylor Jones. Mr. Jones is
quite well know n here, having ta k
en Mr. B row n’s place for a few
weeks last sum m er.
Mayor Moore is prom oting an
organization am ong the m en to
form a khaki club and agree to
w ear u suit of th a t color until the
w ar is over. He proposes to call a
m eeting for T hursduy night and in
vites all the m en to attend. ' The
prim ary object of the m ovem ent is
to encourage economy.
Elm er Ruddock arrived home lust
Mrs. E. O. Frantz* of Hoskins
w as an Independence visitor S a tu r
A. Compton an d fam ily spent
E aster w ith th e ir d aughter, Mrs. G.
S tan d ard in Siiveiion.
Phone the news to M ain 622.
T h at's the Post.
Mrs. J. H. Johnson of Sliver was
visiting friends in Independence
Mrs. George Baer and Mrs. Lilian
M errick of P ortland are a t the
hom e of Mrs. R. L. Clark.
Johnson & Collins are offering
grocery bargains for T hursday,
F rid ay and Saturday.
A urora Observer: W ith the re
duction of the output of brew eries
Ju st arrived a new and complete
e-third as required by the food
line of the latest style shoes for ad m in istratio n for April, May and
sp ring in new m odes an d last. June, there will of course, be a
W idths range A to EE a t CONKEY great reduction in the use of hops
used, am ounting to some 10,000
to 12,000 bales. Growers who were
last week ra th e r optim istic over
hiii° priTii ^
the hop prospects find th e ir hopes
sin s in sales, i shall lim it m y credit dam pened by the new restrictions
ioned o f the best materials. T h e m any little
quality features that distinguish the really w ell
made shoes from the ordinary kind w ill be account* to ■ *“ **£*£
found throughout our line of m en’s, w o m en ’s
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$5 down, $1 weekly are the very
and children’s shoes.
Our stock is large and our prices small
MAN BEHIND THE ORDNANCE
The task of supervising and stim
ulating the production of all ordnance
supplies is now in the hands of Guy
Eastman Tripp, whose appointment
as chief of the production division o f
the ordnance bureau was recently an
nounced by Major General Crosier.
Mr. Tripp, who for six years has
been chairman of the board of the
Waatlugbouae Electric company, prob
ably has had aa cloae associations as
any man in the country with the de
velopment of electric traction. He
started his career in railroading when
he was seventeen, and v en t over to
the electrical branch when h e w as
Mr. Tripp was born in Weils, Me.,
in 18UT>. He entered the- employ of the
Eastern railroad before Its consolida
tion with the Boston & Maine. Latter
he was employed by the Thomson-
Houston Electric company on the work
of changing the West Kndi Street rail
way of Boston from n horse car system to an electric system. Upon comple
tion of that work Hnd at the time of the consolidation of the Thomeon-Houston
Arm with the Edison company, out of which came the General Electric com
pany, he became traveling auditor for the latter. In 1S!I7 he been are connected
with Stone & Webster, aud was vice president of the Stone & Webster Man
agement association and of the Stone & Webster Engineering «nrporatUm.
He has advised and dlreeted in the financing, organization Hnd rvorgnnlza.t'MO
of some of the largest public service corporations In the United Stutes.
..For The Post..
$1.50 a Year
HE Germans, even
famous all over Europe
for their ability as bread
and pastry makers. They
said tc have first invented the doughnut,
popular throughout the entire world.
O ur Doughnuts
v ... i- , l hroughoutthisentirecommunity. Our
’M o vers tell us they are ’’like those mother used
i *> ’ and that is the best recommendation a
cU ut'.i *1
r any other article of pastry can have.
and cleanltneu a n tha twin motion
of /An baktty t t ttt tone*.
SPECIALS FOR ONE WEEK
3 t-It cans Royal Club Coflee, $1.00
Royal Baking Powder, 1 lb . . . . 30c
Schilling’* Baking Powder, 1 lb, 30c
Any Tea in the store
50c a lb
Auto Delivery to any part ol the
CASH OR TRADE
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Eagle Peas per can......................................
Blue Ridge Corn, (Maine S ty le )..............
lib Fancy Festival Salmon..........................
Citrus Wasjiing Powder.............. • .............
Pt. Bottle Del Moute Catsup......................
ALL OF OUR GROCERIES ARE SOLD
ON A SMALL MARGIN OF PROFIT
FOR CASH ONLY
Johnson & Collins
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IN SHORT PANTS
liberal term s Sloper Bros. & Cockle
are offering on the g u aran ted May
tag w asher.
No need for any
w om an to break h er back over the
w ash tub in this section.
Joe Ohersou is again behind the
counter tit Craven & W alk er’s.
E aster w as so nice th a t everybody
bad tt chance to show off th e ir new
Mr. aiu f Mrs. W illiam Q nartier,
J r . w ere over S unday visitors in
G erm an
m easles, patriotically
called “Liberty,” are m ak in g a clean
svyeep> a t ¡Monmouth.
"Wot’d yon like best about his actin'
Mrs. Erf Owen, who lias been in
Portland' for the past three' m onths,
"I ttked de music when de curtain
retu rn ed 1 hom e Saturday..
comea down at de finish.”
Mrs. L. G. Reeves went? to P o rt
land S a tu rd a y w here she- w ill re
ALMOST THE SAME
m ain for several days.
Eley Fluke and J, E. Hhdibftrtl
have bean sum m oned for' grand
ju ry service. They m ust report in
P o rtland next Monday.
Mrs. V tttna Verstege an d Miss
Phylis Bttdv of P ortland w ere ove-
S unday guests of th eir auntl, Mrs.
M. C. W illiam s.
F.. J. Fowler rim ed his restaw an f
one day last w eek and will not open
again until’ h e can find another
building. He am i Mrs. F ow ler will
visit over the Valley d u ring their
For th e benefit of the Red Cross,
a play en titled. “M rs' Briggs- of the
Mrs.—Are you married, poor man?
Cabbage P atch" will he staged at
Buenu Vista Friday night. Preced
Weary—No’m, but I’ve been caught
ing the en tertain m en t, a Hoover in nearly a dozen railroad wrecks an
things like dat.
su p p er will lie served at Titlt.
A flat c a r jum ped the track here
last F riday night w hich delayed the
passenger for over a h a lf hour.
Otto Hi Ike arrived in Indepen
dence last S atu rd ay from Pendle
ton, being called back here to take
th e exam ination for the arm y.
Have you seen those new silk
sw eaters at CONKEY & WALKER’S.
I I Ht I
A fter AI K uhlander
W ent aw ay
To hulp liek
The H uns
O. A. K ream er
Got a new jew eler
And one day
W hat the fellow's nam e was
And O. A.
Scratched his head
And said: “B y td ”
W hat kind of a bird?
And O .A. replied,
“You’ve got me.”
“ Lyfe b ird ? ”we asked.
“’No,” says O. A.
“Blue b ird ?”
“No, never blue,” says O. A.
“Jay B ird?”
“T h at's it,' says O* A.,
“ He's a J. Byrd
And a good jew eler.’’
We will add o u r testim ony
To O. A.’s
He can fix a w atch
W ithout tak in g
All the m oney
A fellow has.
Invitations io eat out
Have been coining in
Rut we don’t accept any
Because o u r wife
H as to tell us
W hich spoon to use
In the different dishes
Ever since the tim e
We used a big spoon
In the finger bowl.
Living in the country
A neighbor hoy
C.ame to h er house
And she asked him
if he w anted to w ash
And he replied
“No, I w ashed yesterday.”
We do n ’t rem em ber
W h at lady told us.
It w asn 't Mrs. H ubbard
Or Mrs. Chown
M ust have been
Sam Carm ack.
G etting down
To the end
Of the strin g
Did you ever
In all your life
Get to the place
W here you couldn’t stop?
W e can.
THAT GLEÉ CLUB
“How about that glee club you or
“We disbanded. After seeing the ef
fect of our music we couldn’t call It a
glee club. It wasn’t even a don’t worry
THE REAL THING
First Mutt—Waggle* ««* when be
wua In d* pound dey give him meat
Second Mutt—Gee! He wasn’t in
no pound—dat was heaves.!
You Should at
once become a