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T H E
P O L K
C O U N T Y
P O S T .
The two youngest»* children of Mr.
E. E. DeArmond is the owner of
and Mrs. Abe Porteer are quite sick.
a new seven-passenger Buick Six.
The Red Cross S ociety of Ameri
Published Twice a Week at Independence, Polk County, Oregon, on
Mrs. E. E. Fredrickson of Port
can Bottom school I are planning a
land, who is visiting with Jier par
Tuesday and Friday
fine program for tf**e basket social
ents, Mr. and Mrs. U. Kester, is very
on April 19, Friday? evening.
Application made for Entry as Mail Matter of the Second Class
Luella Grigsby vis ite d with Mrs.
Mrs. R. L. McCready was visiting
Haley and Mrs. p0orterfield Friday
Subscription Rates: $1.50 a Year Strictly in Advance; Six Months at the J. M. Larsen home from Mon and Saturday.
day until Friday of last week.
$1.00; Three Months 50cents.
Ernest Chown had1* the misfortune
The following Suver people were
to fall from a tree 0,1 Sunday and
in Albany Tuesday: Mrs. W. J.
CLYDE T. ECKER, Editor.
J. F. CURRIE, Business Manager
is confined to his bl>«d with several
Steele, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Larsen
and daughter, Berniece, Mrs. R. L. 8ev,'r(’ 8Pralns
McCready and Miss Mabel Brown
THE A M E R IC A N ’S CREED
Mi', and Mrs. Est!*on Bevens and
John Riddle of Suver and Miss daughter, Ethel, anc*d Mr. and Mrs.
(The American’s Creed was a winner for a prize of $1000 Mabel Smith of Albany were united Frank Turner spent i Sunday evening
at the home of Mr. i ar*d Mrs. Ralph
in marriage at the Catholic church
offered by tHe city of Baltimore.)
in Albany, Wednesday morning.
ECKER & CURRIE, Publishers
I believe in the United States of America as a govern
ment of the people, by the people, for the people; whose
just pow ers are derived from the consent of the governed;
a democracy in a republic; a soveriegn Nation of many
soveriegn states; a perfect union, one and inseparable;
established upon those principles of freedom, equality,
justice and humanity for which American patriots sacri
ficed their lives and fortunes.
I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love
it, to support its constitution, to obey its laws, to respect
its flag and to defend it against all enemies.
— William Tyler Page.
POOR Me AD 00*
Poor Mr. McAdoo!
Think of the jobs lie’s hitched up to
The Treasury, the railroad crew,
The income tax, and then a few.
Each week they hand him something new
To tax his time and temper, too.
He has to know when loans are due,
What source to get his billions through,
What fund to pass each dollar to,
Which tax is what, and who is who;
What bonds to sell and what renew,
Which “ trust” to coax and which to sue.
He stretches each day to two
To do the things he has to do.
The job would flounder me or you,
But i t ’s a cinch for McAdoo!
— Philadelphia North American
JELLY, JUICES A N D JAM.
NOTH IN G M UCH L E F T FOR M A N TO DO
Now that nearly every motor car is equipped with a
self starter, there is very little left that a man can do for
T IC K E T S A L W A Y S FOR S A L E
(Dallas, Texas, News)
It has just about gotten so in this country that when a
man can’t spend his money for anything else he can buy
a ticket to something.
C A LLE D T H E “ T H IR D V E R S E ”
L know a man who is familiarly known as the Third
Verse, because while In* fits in nicely with the rest of the
company he is not greatly missed when he is not here.
BACK TO T H E SCHOOL HOUSE
A farmer, whose son had failed to pass the civil service
examination because he was deficient in spelling, geo
graphy and mathematics, was asked what the boy would
do now. “ 1 dunno,” replied the father, “ I reckon he’ll
have to go back to teaching school.”
TO A V O ID C O LLISIO N S W IT H J IT N E Y S
(Kansas City Star)
Horse fell on a jitney.— Headline.
Accidents of this kind may be prevented by equipping
horses with sharper shoes, that they may not lose their
footing when struck on the shins. .
A G LA D D A Y COMING
“ W on’t it be fine,” exclaims the Atchison Globe,
“ when the American army begins to advance like* prices
W O U LD F U M IG A T E T H E F LA G
(Hollow, Kan., Recorder)
If any pro-German should kiss our flag, we would
lmrry right out and have it fumigated.
ALMOST S O R R Y TO LO SE H IM
“ I ’m having so much trouble in trying to collect the
money, that 1 sometimes almost wish I had my husband
back,” wrote a Wisconsin woman to an insurance com
T R Y H IM A F T E R W A R D S
Sign in one of the training camp towns:
lct> Cream Sodas, A0 Cents
Give Us a Trial
W hy bother with a trial? There’s enough evidence to
hang him.—J. J. C.
TTLL1E HAS DONE MOST E V E R Y T H IN G
(Dallas, Texas, News.)
Tillie Clinker says so far she has done everything she
could think of to help win the war, except to marry a
Wonder what the cat thinks (continued next Friday.)
Sunday evening their friends gave
The Red Cross socpicty at the Wig-
them a charivari.
rich Ranch is doingg quite a bit of
work every W e d n e s d a y afternoon
The Suver people who attended
the Red Cross benefit play at Buena
Vista Friday evening were: Mr.
and Mrs. E. B. Gobat and daughter,
Addie; Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Conger
The stork left a bb^by boy at the
and daughters, Emma and Doris; home bf Elmer CanmPbell the first
Edwin and Berniece Larsen and ! of April.
Miss Mabel Brown.
. , ,
C. Plessinger o ff Independence
J. .1. Thurston is the owner of a j was in the Valley 1 Friday, looking
new Buick Six.
for a place to rent.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Towns were
Salem visitors on Sunday.
Mr and Mrs. T. P. Ogelsbee and
family entertained visitors from
Salem on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. TipP Maxfield re-
I turned home from cCorvallis Thurs-
day evening, where they had been
vi/uing th“ r dailgbhter, Mrs. Roy
■i i ni i m i ni i «i i m i h
Mis. Nellie Smith vvisited with her
The dance given at the M. W. A.
Hall Saturday evening was well at parents, Mr. and M^rs. Tip Max-
i field, Monday.
Mrs. VV. Buchanan made a busi-1 Mr. and Mrs. B. F.
ness trip to Corvallis on Monday 1 into their new home 1 the last of the
Frederick Ridders, who was home j Gus and' Bayless ftMosier of Hos-
from Mt. Angel for the Easter vaca- kins were in the ValiUey Saturday,
tion, returned Wednesday.
F. L. Miller was at the store Mon-
Miss Taylor of Poprtland arrived
Nina Porterfield spent Friday 111 *he Valley Saturday to spend a
with Wilma Shafer.
j lew days with her ' cousin, Miss
| Soul, our primary tea'acher.
Mrs. A. Plant of Salem was a i
week end visitor with relatives here. I H- *-• Harter, Albe*ert Lake, Mi’s.
! Ivan Christenson, amul Miss Emma
Mrs. Frank Turner and Mrs. 1 Christenson and consign were Salem
Ralph Porterfield combined busi- [ visitors Saturday,
ness with pleasure in Salem o n !
There was a dance ' 41 * M ren Sat
Miss Marie Turner was a Satur
Win. Miller of IIoskKins was in the
day night and Sunday visitor with
Nina and Helen Porterfield.
Don’t break Your
When by paying $5
down and a dollar a
week you can have a
W i ashing
with gasoline motor do your washing for you.
A M A Y T A G in every home and no more blue
Monday washdays. With a M A Y T A G on the
job, you can knit for the soldier boys. Let us
demonstrate for you.
|! lin iH ii:K ! M I I « l! lR jl
II i ib I in I II
THE R H Y M IN G SUM M ARIST *
The kaiser with his withered arm,
The cruel and Hunnish boss,
Wherever he may travel,
He always wears a cross;
Whether it ’s made.of iron or gold,
You can bet your tooting,
It will be the spot
For many shot
When Yankee lads are shooting.
Whoever wants to leave this vale of tears»
And hi’ buried on the hill,
Can speed the funeral very much
If lie shouts for Kaiser Bill;
If the devil ever throws up his job
And a successor someone’s seeking,
W e ’ll say get Bill
The place to fill,
He tits a job that’s reeking.
Then Wilhelm has a royal son,
For short we call him “ Buddy,”
He has a worser record than his sire
His heart and hands are bloody;
He sure will get all of his
For he has it coming,
H e’ll get wrapped
And also trapped
When Yankee boys are scumming.
A Successful Business Career of
INTEREST P A ID ON TIME
Officers and Directors
H. Hirschberg, Pres.
D. W. Sears, V. P.
R. R. DeArmond, Cashier
W. H. Walker
I. A. Allen
0. D. Butler
who has the measles.
W ill fit in that three-cornered notch
Which Uncle Sam and Johnny Bull
Harry Long and family have
Have cut for him, and fill it full,
moved hack to Bougarts to work.
j Let all the world be on the watch
j And pray that Foch will fill the
notch.—J. W. Cox.
The Old Farm’s For Sale
Years and years ago the old farm
—which wasn’t old then—became
the home of a certain couple. A
family was brought up on the farm
sveral boys and girls. The girls
have married; the sons have farms
of their own in other sections of
the country—all except one, the
He is in the army.
That's why the old farm is for sale.
There is no one left to operate it,
and some of the children want their
portion of the estate; even before
mother or father or father passes
away. So the old farm is for sale.
It will he sold to a stranger. For
a few years it will lie known by the
name of the people who own it now.
Then, gradually, the name will give
way to the name of the new owner
and the last trace of the old fam
ily will have disappeared from the
leighborhood. The war only hast
ened the sale of the old farm, for
the younger hoy would soon have
left anyway. But, came the war,
and the old farm's for sale.
But He Hasn't Yet.
Some of these days President
Wilson is going to be in a great hur
ry and forget to start one of his
communications with the phrase,
“May I not?"—Birmingham Age-
C ertainly -Y ou ' ll B u y a
NeedltNot^^F^ Put it Off?
Sooner or later you 11
buy a Fairbanks-Morse
Type "G ” Feed Grinder
—because it’s the one best
feed grinder value.
It’s backed by 50 years of
sound manufacturing expe-
It embodies the many valuable
■ feed grinder features that you want.
We have the type "G” in stock
■ and can make prompt delivery.
Ask us to
■ demonstrate it
Foch W ill Fill the Notch
Now let us hope that General Foch
SWOPE & SW OPE
B. F. JONES
I. 0. 0. F. Building
Candidate lor Representative Polk
and Lincoln Counties, May Pri
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O o o o o o o o o
Teacher of Violin
CANDIDATE FOR COUNTY JUDGE
Sometime soon there’ll be peace,
The place o f strife be filling,
No more the march of soldier boys
And likewise no more killing;
But no Prussian ant must reign again
No “ Me and Gott” be claiming,
W e tight and shout
To put him >ut.,
Such a thing is shameing.
r i t a n « i i i « H i » i i a i i i » i i a iiia iiia ii m i
■i i in i ni i a
The Independence National Bank
(Columbus, O., Dispatch.)
The old farm’s for sale. It is ad
vertised in the county papers. Two
hundred good acres of land, and
household articles too numerous to
mention—and a few horses, and
some cows, and a number of sheep
and hogs and the agricultural im-
lements. To be sold to the highest
bidder. AH sums under $5 cash in
Mrs. F. I.. Chown combined busi- j Mrs. Harry Sulliv*'1111 is staying hand. On all sums over $5, a credit
ness with pleasure in McMinnville j with her aunt, Mrs. H. C. Harter, of twelve months will be given,
with approved security.
Il I Ml I i ■! I Ml IH 11 Ml I Ml I Ml I Ml I
SLOPER BROS. & COCKLE .
Our switch tendee*", Mrs. II. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Bagley of j j Harter, is quite ssick with the
Lewisville and daughter, Mrs. Ed
measles. Her little ' daughter also
Dunckel of Independence were Su
ver visitors on Monday. Mr. Bagley
is deputy assessor.
The Ladies Aid s society met at
the home of Mrs.'- Della Miller
Miss Frances Donaldson of Inde Thursday afternoon11 and tied a
pendence, who is visiting Miss
_ , .
Violet Ogelesbee, made a business >
trip to Independence on Monday.
Mrs. Julius Thorn1 visited with
i Mrs. Andy Ayers Fridday.
Miss Josie Thurston of Corvallis
C. E. Rice is quite bbusy these days
is visiting at the home of brother,
J. J. Thurston.
taking care of his sbheep.
1 1 in i mi r w
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I hereby announce myself a can
didate for the Republican nomina
tion for the office of Comity Judge
to succeed myself, subject to the
voters at the Primarv election to
be held May 17, 1918.
Sane business policy, economical,
hut no* parsimonious administrn
-pecial atention to Probate
E. C KIBKPATPICK.
li I ^Paid Adv.)
fdve lessons in Indepen- o
donee for beginners and ad o
Best of o
methods. Prices reasonabl.e o
Inquire at the Post Building o
or write E. Levy, 563 Court o
St, Salem, Oregon.
O o o o o o o o o o o oO.