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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View This Issue
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Ira Mix of Portland was an over establishment of a community dry-; U i l i ai ■IBI mi ■!!■:! I Il I BU BU Bi IBI H i ra i ■ 11
Sunday visitor at home.
iug plant at a consolidated school,
: church or centrally situated fcmn
Mrs. Kenny of Eugene is the j home would offer great relief from
guest of Independence friends.
tin- heavy kitchen duties of the I
farmer's wife. Establishment of
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Walker were municipal plants in the smaller
in Independence Friday and Satur- towns is strongly urged, but it is
not necessary that municipalities
! should act officially where thre are
The Clark Jewel Oil Stove saves legal obstacles.
oil ,has high speed hunters and has
There arc many organizations al
Craven & Huff ready in existence fitted to take up 1
the work. C.ixic improvement, com -,
B Y P A Y IN G CASH FO R
menial and home school garden
Miss Flossie Travis of Portland elutis are examples of these, and
G R O C E R IE S AT
spent the week end with relatives where necessary special clubs can
lie organized for tin* purpose. It j
has been found by experience where I
JOHNSON & COLLINS
Dorothy Johnson of Airlie has the plan has already ben tried.
won a place in the Junior Rainbow that the pro rata running expense,
T o a t t a in y o u r h ig h e s t e f fic ie n c y in b u si
wages of the caretaker and the cost
invested in T H R IF T S T A M P S will help win
of operating an electric fan, is small.
ness— to maintain the best of health— to be able
Why wear those old overalls Even this can he obviated in those
to keep your appointments— your feet must be
the war and at the same time lay away a nest
when you can get the Unionalls for localities where the spirit of co-op
eration is developed to a high stage.
comfortable— they must not distract you*
Walker's—for men, women and
THE riN A L CHAPTER
O f A FAIRY TALE
W. T. Hoffman is shipping out
his wheat, fifteen thousand bush
The editor of the Condon, Ore., =
els of it.
Globe has investigated the unbe- I "
lievable report published in a news- S
Sunday was the first automobile paper in this county on February ■
day of the year and nearly every 22, as a “well authenticated story ■
S h o e s th a t fit y o u r fe e t p e r fe c tly are
machine was out.
coming from Arlington, Oregon.” jg
essential. T h e y leave your mind free to think
The Eastern Oregon paper says: — IIIBIIBI UBIMI fill Mill inalili
I Bl Bll IW I II
— not fret. A nd they make it possible for you
Mesdames Nora Mattison and J. "The Globe man was asked to in
A. Bewley returned Friday night vestigate, did so, and found that it
to go where and when you please.
from an extended visit in Walla was a mere fabrication without fact
W e h a v e m a d e a sp e c ia l s t u d y o f f it
The same incident was told to
ting and give it particular attention.
Monmouth Herald: Miss Velma have happened in the middle west
A woman stopped
Whiteaker enrolled as a student in and the report was conveyed in a
W e h a v e t h e n e w e s t fa sh io n s and o u r
the Monmouth High School Mon letter, to Airlie M. Hoffman, who was
At our house
prices will please you.
day. Miss Whiteaker ranks as a then liuotypist /in this newspaper.
sophomore and is the 97th student The details of the story as given in
to enroll this y'ear.
the letter were the same as printed
in the Yamhill county newspaper.
She wns an agent
We can save you money on small The fact is that the tale was thread
musical goods such as violins, ban bare when it reached the-west. It
And selling a book
joes, guitars, mandolins, strings and told how a stranger stopped at a
O. A. KREAMER.
farmhouse and poured red liquid in
Messrs. Nelson and Henkle are in
a pot of beans cooking on t^ie stove.
Last evening Mabel Clair Ground The individual thought lie was un
And she said
and Charles Soifth gave a recital observed, but a sick child lay in the
in the high school auditorium at adjoining room and saw the Strang
It’s about time for the spring
“ I see you're cleaning house”
pendence for the week end.
Monmouth and their work was er in the act. The child revealed
pronounced very excellent by the the plot to his mother. She posted
the farm hands. Dinner was serv
William Farnum at the Isis
ed. The beans were passed to the
“ What makes you think so?”
many good wishes for their success.
stranger, who refused to partake.
Dr. -R. E. Duganne, Dentist, Inde
ORATOR ON RANCH
And she said,
Janies Oberson reports that he lias
pistol and the fellow began to gulp
pendence National Dank Building.
arrived at Camp Lewis and has put
down the beans. In fifteen min
“ Everything torn up so."
on the khaki.
utes he was taken sick and in an
Lee and Ella Dohinson an toed to
in the vegetable evaporating indus hour he was dead.—McMinnville
Just for that
$5 down, $1 weekly are the vofy try and is encouraging the building News-Reporter.
liberal terms Sloper Bros. & Cockle of public and private plants and has
Hohart Dickson went to Toledo
We didn't buy
are offering on the guaranted May furnished the press with much val
CASH OR TRADE
MONMOUTH GIRL WORKING
yesterday to visit his parents.
No need for any uable information concerning the
IN W AR DEPARTMENT
woman to break her hack over the
same. Commenting upon it editor
New summer goods are coming in
wash tub in this section,
every week at Conkey & Walker’s.
She looked so sad
ter in Minnesota.
The United States Department of ence, for many years associated
Used to go
Agriculture has set down the experi witti the business office of the local
That we repented
J. A. Compton and family visited
ence of a few typical American com hardware firm of Winegar & Lor-
To the trains
relatives in Albany Sunday.
ven & Huff can fill your wants. munities with the drying of vegeta ence, left for Washington last week,
And told her
bles last season with intent to en where she has secured a clerical
Fishing licenses and tackle.
To carry home
Our ready to wear suits are bar
courage others to follow their exam position with the war department,
gains worth Coming after, $16.50 to
ple in the coining year. The chief and will take up her duties at once.
O. A. KltKAMF.lt.
reason for* publication of material The appointment has been antici
Would buy one
at the present time, many potatoes
some months in advance of the pro pated for several weeks.
We always liked
are being planted. It is hoped that
At the United Evangelical con early potatoes will turn out better duction of tire vegetables themselves
is the need of community co-opera CANDIDATE FOR COUNTY JUDGE
ference held in Portland this week. than they did last year.
tion to make thA plan an economic
Rev. C. Urbino was appointed as
success. Organization in a helpful
I hereby announce myself a can
Until we married;
pastor of the Buena Vista church.
S. E. Carmack has received a spirit is more important than the didate for the Republican nomina
Her book was
letter from his son, Roy, who is particular process to be ndofrtcd. tion for the office of County Judge
There are several big scenes in now in the aviation service and The latter is relatively simple, and
For sick people
“The Heart of a Lion" and Wil stationed at San Diego, Cal. He where several neighbors hand to to succeed myself, subject to the
voters at the Primary election to
liam Farnum is sure at his best in expects to bo transferred to the gether it may he made individually
he held May 17, 1918.
And when anybody
this production. At the Isis Wed East coast soon.
Sane business policy, economical,
That played a piece called,
nesday night, April 10.
The department informs us that hut not parsimonious administra
Is on the city council
"Her Golden Hair
Warm weather is coming, and we it is a matter of vital concern that tion. Special atention to Probate
The free ferry rally will he held are beginning to think of shedding the air should he drawn across the Court..
For a few months
at Riiena Vista tomorrow at II o' our heavy winter underwear, and vegetables to he dried, rather than
E. C. KIRKPATRICK.
clock. There will lie a basket dinner if you need a couple of suits for a forced across them, and that use of (Paid Adv.)
He needs a tonic
Down Her Back"
at noon. The county courts of Polk 'liaiige, go yi at Conkey & Walk j artificial heat should be kept at a
and Marion have agreed lo lie pres er's and get them. The having minimum. laboratory experiments
And this book
ent and confer with the people re bought early will save you the ad are said to have shown that drying
And he other night
is much accelerated by the suction
vance in. price.
garding the ferry situation.
May give him
method, and that artificial heat
After going to lied
tends to detract from flavor and
color of the resultant product. But
people in sections where the air is
On the kind
excessively humid are advised to
If her golden hair
make some provision for heating,
employing it cautiously, and as oc
Was still hanging
casion demands. A temperature
above 120 degrees is regarded as
Or had been put
In a dry state.
The most interesting statement in
In the bureau drawer.
the department’s latest pamphlet
In most every town
on the subject is that a community
$5 down, $1 weekly sire the very
HE G erm ans, even
plant can he completed for $¿50 or
liberal terms Sloper Bros. & Cockle
A bunch of girls
less, and thnt this amount can lie
are offering on the guaranteed May
______ __ c e n tu rie s ago, were c
reduced considerably by making
tag washer. No need for any
Always make the trains
famous all over Europe
use of materials already on hand
woman to break her back over the
in most localities. A dozen plnnts 6 Bars soap .......................... 25c
wash tub in this section.
for their ability as bread
costing loss than $250 arc known to
5 Rnrs Sofip White Laundry... 25c
and pastry makers. They
have been !
Is an exception
arc said to have first invented the doughnut,
dehydration, house 5 Rnrs Bob White .'.............. 25c
holders will he glad to learn, is not
now popular thioughout the entire world.
; highly technical. The same is true
and their subsequent storage is a
An Independence girl
question only of common-sense pre
cautions against moisture, insects
New Gasoline Filling Station.
Goes to the train
and rodents. Community dehydra
Tv: famous throughout this entire community. Our
tion is not an esoteric mystery, but
It is to meet her maw
«-us on ers tell us they are “like those mother used
a highly practical issue of neigh
co-operation, and division of
Ludur and Eggs Taken in Ex-
to make,’ tnd that is the best recommendation a
I cash outlay and labor. Iu a time
cT iugo for Groceries.
do’ ighnut r any other article of pastry can have.
when food conservation looms big,
As You want
it is likely to be an important fac
■tlty and cleanliness are the twin mottoes
tor in winning of the war.
Ht\T.S’ M Breed, Pies and Cakes,
at thu bake -j at all times.
\Europe learned the lesson a mod
Fresh St -ry Morning.
j many years ago, and the village
• drying plants are common there.
Before the state
They were developed' under the
pressure of necessity. The Depart
Went bone dry
ment of Agriculture says thnt the
The Money You
G ood Fitting
S h oes
Johnson & Collins
Conkey & W alker
O ur Doughnuts
11 A. Lochridge
J. C. McIntosh.