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T he P olk C ounty P ost
DRIVE WITH TWO
- INDEPENDENCE, OREGON,
To the list of south Polk county
boys, published in last F rid ay ’s
Post, we take pleasure in ad d
in s the inune of
Are there an y others?
PATRIOTIC PROGRAMS CONSIST
ING OF SONGS AND AD
HONOR FLAGS TO BE
WON IN BOND SALE
TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 1918.
Cramp the Kaiser
HUNS HIT HARD
And End the War
The H uns continue to butt the
stone w all of the Allies' W est
line. W hile they have broken
th ru at several places, no par
ticu lar ad vantage
HORST CO. BIDING
EVAPORATOR PLANT .
ON THEIR RANCH
Take vour spare cash—cramp vour extravagances—
buy a Third Liberty Loan Bond. Stake your cash on our
LABOR S H O R T A G E REASON
VV. L. TOOZE
Khaki boys who are staking their lives to crush the Kaiser CAPTAIN VISITS
PLANT WAS NOT LOCATED
and all he represents.
Billions must be raised to blast forever this menace to! C aptain W alter L. Tooze, Jr., was
our liberty and safety. Our Government needs the aid ■» independence for th irty seconds
and support of everv one in this war loan. Every bond yesterday. He has been relieved of
U. S. INTERESTED
you buv helps. This'iS everybody’s war and everybody’s !,u,y at 9a,np Le" il help
s !on* en
money can—and must—help.
put over the bond drive here.
You certainly want to see this war end quickly. Then— From reports we have been hear
back up your sentiment with your subscription today and ing of the C aptain's career a t Camp
get your neighbor to do likewise. “ This war,” said Pres Lewis, he is about due for a pro Small Plants Can Be Started and
He m akes a better soldier
ident Wilson to Am'erican laboring men, “ must be won, motion.
Maintained at a Very
th an a law yer, a better soldier th an
not by government but by the strength of the American a politician and a m ajo r’s com m is
sion would only he a well-merited
That means your duty and my duty to put our savings elevation.
into war bonds. The Third Liberty Loan button is a
The Horst Co. has concluded not
to establish th eir evaporator p la n t
badge of service to your country. Buy a bond and wear MR. DENTMAN YEARNS FOR
THE DEAR OLD VALLEY in Independence this year an d will
Thelm a, A lberta—(To the Polk for the present use the one w hich
The war is coming closer, closer, closer! What do the County P ost)—Please send me your they are now installing a t th e ir
casualty lists mean to you? Every day the roll of honor paper. I w ant to get acquainted ranch north of the city. We u n d er
in the newspapers carries a sorrowful message to some w ith your country again. I once stand, however, th a t they will h a n
lived close m ere fourteen years ago dle all vegetables th a t farm ers an d
community. These men are sacrificing their lives. You and
to be back there gardeners m ay furnish them on con
too, must sacrifice something. Your cash invested in ag ain am und w ishing
will be ju st us soon as I tract.
Liberty Bonds will help to crush the Kaiser.
W hile Independence in a m easure
In connection w ith the Third
Liberty Loan cam paign, w hich be
gan April 6th, various features are
BUENA VISTA TURNS being introduced throughout the
nation. We read th at every city and
OUT IN FULL FORCE tow n in the country w hich sub
scribes more th ain its quota of Lib
erty Bonds will be aw arded an
Hobart Dickson, U. S. Navy, Was “H onor Flag" by the treasu ry de
p artm ent and th at other m eans will
-An Attraction at Saturday’s
be taken to com m erate unusual
show ings .
The honor Hags to be distributed
will be thirty-six inches wide and
At the end of the first 48 hours of fifty six inches long. The body of
th e T hird Liberty Loan drive, Inde th e 'fla g will be w hite w ith a broad
pendence h as m ade a creditable red border, and three broad blue
show ing. . The com m ittees, who are vertical stripes denoting the third
m ak in g the canvass, report favor loan. The flags will be of the sam e
able, but the quota of $40,000 has q u ality as the flags of the navy, are
not been secured, but there is every already being m anufactured and
indication th a t it w ill be attain ed will be aw arded as fast as the right
to fly them is won. Though aw ard
before the end of the week.
ed by the treasu ry departm ent,
Two en th u siastic m eetings began they will be d istributed by the dif
the T hird Liberty Loan drive in ferent districts.
R. G. DENJMAN.
is disappointed th a t the establish
south Polk county. S atu rd ay after
There will be a national honor ELITE RECEPTION GIVEN
MONMOUTH STREET QUESTION
m ent will not be located in to w r,
noon, a large delegation of Buena Hog for each state, to be flown at
IS HISTORICALLY DISCUSSED DAUGHTERS HELP FATHER
FOR VIRGINIA SOUTHERN
people realize th a t because of
Vista people visited Independence the sta'te capitol, w ith the nam e of
WITH FARM WORK the lateness of the season and a pos
an d w ith a delegation of o u r citi each town w innig a flag inscribed
Are there any county roads in
The social calm w hich prevailed
sible labor shortage, the H orst Co.
zens paraded the streets a fte r which upon it.
There will also be pre d u ring Passion week w as broken Monmouth?
This is a live, per
everyone w ent to the Isis theatre served in the U nited States tre a su Monday afternoon and a sem b tinent question just a t present. Ac
D allas, Or.—Misses M argaret and could not undertake a proposition
w here a num b er of speeches were ry a national honor flag, w ith the lance of old-tim e gaiety resum ed, cording to the in terp retatio n which W ilm a Yeater, dau g h ters of W illiam it were not sure could be consum-
delivered, interspersed w ith m usic record of each state recorded on it. w hen Mrs. B. H. Neil entertained the county court puts upon o u r new Yeater, a farm er residing south of ated in tim e for this season’s yield,
al num bers. H obart M. Dickson of
S tars, to be placed on the flag of w ith a large reception for her road law, m oney can he spent only Dallas, are doing th e ir sh are to help especially w hen by m aking use of
th e navy w as the s ta r of the after each city or tow n doubling its quota, daughters, Mrs. Clyde Ecker, of In- on county roads w ithin the city lim- raise food. They don overalls and several stru ctu res on its ranch, a
noon. He h as recently com pleted w ill also be aw arded, and an ad d i dependence, Oregon, and Mrs. J. F. I its. If this be tru e it m ay tu rn work every day in the field, help p lan t of sufficient size could be b u ilt
a four y ears’ enlistm ent an d after tional sta r for each tim e the quota Little of San Angelo. The entire | out th a t while the city taxes itself ing th e ir fath er put in his crop. th a t would handle the crop a v a il
a short visit w ith relatives will is doubled.
reception suite w as banked w ith a to raise money, it m ay not legally Each drives four horses, hitched to
The U. S. D epartm ent of A gricult
ag ain go back into the service. Mr.
An honor roll, containing the profusion of spring blossoms. The spend the fam e w ithin the city lim
Dickson gave an in terestin g ac nam es of all subscribers, but not d raw ing room presented a very its. It m ay be added here th a t of ground cnch day as successfully ure has become greatly interested
as any m an.
count of his experiences in France the am ount of the individual sub pleasing
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appearance. there are authorities who say th at
an d declared w ith m uch em phasis scriptions, will be kept in each T h e s t a i r w a y , w a s draped road m oney need not necessarily be
th a t th e A m erican boys w ere over com m unity. A w indow card, bear w i t h r e d , w h i t e aiul b l u e spent on county roads w ithin a road
there to w in an d would w in an d he ing a representation of the honor
bunting w ith additional allied flags. district but m ay be used on any road
w anted th e people a t hom e to stay flag, w ill be given each subscriber S tars a n d Stripes were draped over therein.
by them . He related m any anec to the loan, to be displayed at the the arches and WoodVow W ilson's
At an y rate, recent investigation
dotes and one especially showed home or place of business.
picture w as also displayed. A m ass has disclosed the fact th a t some of
the cleverness of the A m erican com
of red, w hite an d blue blossoms the so-called county roads w ithin
m ander. A G erm an subm arine had
The most beloved star of motion pictures is
Phone the news to M ain 622. w ere also used an d unshaded tapers the city are hot such because of the
been com ing to the top n ear a light T hat’s the Post.
in one of his famous, favorite roles
cast a pleasing glow over the en fact th at as streets of M onmouth
house on the coast of Ireland several
semble. In the dining room E aster they existed before they became
tim es a w eek to enjoy a brief brt>ath- Rev. McKenzie of Dallas. The latte r
colors were used. A bonier of yel p a rt of county roads.
ing spell. Efforts w ere m ade to said th at he had no apology to m ake
The story has been told a num ber
low lotus blossoms concealed the
catch it but it m unaged to escape for leaving his church d ark and
plate rails and yellow tulle stream of tim es how a baud of pioneers left
each tim e. E ventually an A m eri com ing to a m eeting of this kind as
ers fell gracefully from the chande th e ir Illinois homes in April, 1852,
can com m ander took charge and he w as confident he w as serving
lier. A bursting E aster lily basket headed for Oregon w here they plan
laid plans to get the elusive enemy. his God as well as his country by
with fluffy tu lle bow centered the ned to s ta rt a town and establish a
One d ark night he moved the light doing so.
the table. Yellow shaded candles religious school. They arriv ed in
house several rods and a few nights
W hile stim ulation of bond sales were used on the tea fable and Oregon in due time and spent their
la te r the sub cam e to the top in w as formally the object of both
buffet w here H erbert Hoover’s pic first year at Bethel, near Rickroall.
w h at it supposed w as the sam e old of these m eetings, each becam e a
ture could be seen. The music The second year they settled upon
place and found itself stuck on a g ath erin g of good A m erican citi
room w as d aintily decked in green the sightly spot of M onmouth as the
b ar and w as captured.
zens who by th eir fervor showed and w hite. Many vases and stan d ideal situation for the town they
The S unday night m eeting w as th e ir enthusiasm for the fight for ards of w hite blossoms und potted proposed to found. In 1854 Rev.
also held at the Isis and a very emocracy and in unity declared ferns, w hich are the hostess's pride, John E. M urphy, Elijah B. David
^large crowd w as present. Besides th e ir firm belief th a t A m erica would were used w ith splendid effect, son, J. B. Sm ith, Thom as II. Lucas
several num bers of rtmsic, p a tri nore th an do its sh are to bring to a .ittle M yra G erm any welcopied the and Squire S. W hitm an donated 6411
otic addresses w ere m ade by D. E. successful conclusion this great guests a t the door an d presented acres of land on which to found a
Fletcher, Dr. 11. C. D unsm ore and light against Him autocracy.
them to Mrs. Neil, h e r dau g h ters | town. The town w as platted and
and little V irginia Neil Little, then j surveyed w itin u year by T. H.
they w ere greeted by a huge house H utchinson.
THE MAN BEHIND THE PLOW
In 1856 Polk county determ ined
party. 'D u rin g tfie afternoon Mrs.
Boutwell sang a group of well chos to have a county road from Iielepon
I hey sing about the glories of the man behind the gun.
en songs. She w as accom panied by deuce to T horp’s Mills, now Kails
And the books ¡ire full of stories of the wonders lie has Mrs. Clyde ’Hackney. Mrs. Al City. T his w as two years after |
Bullock and Mrs. H ackney render M onm outh w as platted. The de :
some very pieusing piano num script ion of this road reads to the |
There’s something shore a-tlirilling in the flag th a t’s
d u rin g receiving hours. A effect th at it ru n s west from Inde-j
waving high, *
handsom e Edison cabinet also fur pendcnce to a certain point where I
And it makes you want to holler when the boys go nished m any selections a n d late cal it tut^is to the segith for a certain |
Based on Ralph Connor’s Novel, “ The Doctor”
lers w ere favored w ith m usic ren distance, thence west where it p a t - j
by H ackney’s orchestra. Mrs. ses through the town of M onmouth, '
But when the shoutin’s over and the fightin’ done
Staged by Frank Loyd
F. B. P hillips, Mrs. E. M. Chrest- not on a county road hut on "M ain’
an and Mrs. Lucy W ilderspin street. Get the point. Main street
We find we are still depending on the man behind the m
served L iberty sandw iches and M onmouth existed before the rdun '
Victrrtv cakes. About seventy-five tv road did.
It is quite likely th at this will pe ■
(’alle rs left cards d u rin g the after
considerable iinpurtanre i/ i . tlje
In all the pomp and splendor of an army on parade,
fu tu re developm ent w tile c ity /-
And thru the awful darkness that the smoke of battle
GOOD RECORDS MADE
Tn the halls where jewels glitter and shouting men debate;
Valley & Slletz Im prove 3er\4 ■'
In places where the rulers deal out their honors great,
B eginning S unday, Apri u w
There is not a single person who‘d be doing business now, Dallas, Or.-—Some records for Valley A» Siletz will ru n twa
livestock breeding nri being brok into Independence daily, g iv in g the '
Or have medals, if it wasn’t for the man behind the en
in Polk county.. C laries Ryan, | people living along its lin» Ai/ op '
; who has a farm n ear Bridgeport,
‘A p o rtn n ity to spend several hours in
has a sow th at recently had
Independence without staying over
e ’ro building mighty cities and we ¡ire gainin’ lofty pigs in one litter, an d W. J. B um s ‘ night.
Follow ing is tin- Schedule: I
1 of Lewisville reports th at from 20
T rain No. 2 leaving Hoskins at
7:45 a. m. «arriving at Independence j
W e’re ■ winning
lots of ° glory
and we are settin’ things
to | this
,ewes 1"*cived ®
spring, all but one of which
at 0:05 a. m. T rain No. 1 departing
j lived. T here w ere 15 pairs of tw ins
from Independence at 10:50 a. m.,
W e’re a-showm all creation how the world S a f f a i r s included ill the num ber.
arriv in g a t Camp One, a t 1:10 p. m.
T rain No. 4 departing from Camp
Future men will gaze in wonder at the things that we t o w n o f m o n m o u t h
One at 1:25 p. m., arriving at Inde
HAS 733 POPULATION pendence a t 3:45 p. m. T rain No. 3
d ep artin g from Independence at 4:15 .
And they’ll oy • a k the fi ller, just the same as they do
A census tak en by high school pu p. h i . , arriv in g at Hoskins at 5:30 p.
pils last week showed th a t Mon- m. All passenger train s will arrive
He’s Wearing the Blue Shirt Again!
o f a Lion
W ednsrday Evening
Who’s the whole concern’s foundation—the man behind i mouth )l(19 a |M}I„llatioil of 733i not nml (lppart from Ninth UII(, Mon.
t u e plOIN .
| ( Hunting
th e non-resident Normal m outh streets station a t Indcpend-
; enee and carry VVells-Fargo express.