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DOINGS OF THE VAN LOONS
W. H. Mixer is working in Dallas.
New summer goods are coming in
every week at Conkey & Walker’s.
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Mrs. Anna Walker of Salem is
visiting friends in Independence.
Mrs. Nellie Graves is visiting in
Dallas this week.
C. E. Pease is visiting friends in
Miss Lela Plessinger came home
Why wear those old overalls
when you can get the Unionalls for
a very littlemore at Conkey &
Walker’s—for men, women and
Earl Whiteaker is in the avia
tion service and stationed at San
Frank Smith and Clyde Hill re
turned yesterday from Josephine
county where they .have mining
Dean Baughman is now station
ed at Fort Myers, Va., but writes
that he expects to be sent to France
within a few weeks.
The local lodge of Odd Fellows
will celebrate their anniveisary on
Thursday evening. April 25, with a
program and a Hoover lunch.
CASH OR TRADE
Mabel Normand in "Dodging a
Million” at the Isis Wednesday
evening, April 17.
The Whist Club was entertained
Monday evening at the beautiful
home of K. C. Eldridge.
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At a meeting of the school board
held last night, it was voted to
eliminate German from the Inde
Warm weatljcr is coming, and we
are beginning to think of shedding
our heavy winter underwear, and
if you need a couple of suits for a
change, go in at Conkey & W alk
er's and get them. The having
bought early will save you the ad
vance in price.
This section has lost one of its
best butter makers. A few days
ago, Mrs. S. II. McElmurry con
cluded that it was time for her to
The Baptist ladies are fixing a
quilt for the Bed Cross Auxiliary
at Hopville which will be sold at
an entertainment to be given at the
Hopville school house on Friday
evening, April It).
There will be an extra show at
the Isis next Monday evening. It
is a war picture, “America Is
Heady." An added attraction is
Hose Allen, the dainty Lyric so
prune and cornctist, who sings the
latest patriotic songs and plays
cornet solos. No raise of admission.
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Mr. F. P. Ground, a prominent
farmer of Buena Vista, was in town
this week and purchased a P. & O.
harrow from Craven & Huff.
A number from Independence went
to Monmouth yesterday to hear Miss
Arnold of Boston lecture on “Food
Conservation.” Miss Arnold spoke
at the Normal Chapter.
Mrs. K. C. Eldridge will leave the
first of the week for San Francisco
where she will remuin for a month.
Shalor, who is stationed at the na
val training station on Goat Island
has been quite sick for some time.
Miss Bessie Stillwell has sold the
necessary amount of Thrift Stamps
to be given a place in the Junior
Rainbow Division by State Super
The training school pupils gave
a ten-cent program at the Isis yes
terday afternoon for the purpose of
raising money to buy a drum for
the school orchestra.
While politics is pretty quiet in
Independence, over in Dallas it is
Tuesday night a
candidate and citizen mixed on the
street over something concerning
Dr. H. C. Dunsmore attended the
Presbytery in Newberg this week.
He was elected alternate delegate
to the national conference to be
held in Columbus, Ohio, this sum
F YO U want exceptional clothes
satisfaction, you’ll find it to your
advantage to leave your measure
now for your new Spring suit
tailored to your individual order by
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. McGrath of
Portland called on Mrs. McGrath’s
brother, .1. W. Richardson, yester
day. They were acompanied to In
dependence by ^Mrs. C. .1. Hosford,
a niece of I. Claggett.
The Farmers State Bank has pur-!
chased the store building, owned
by .1. W. Kirkland and now occu j
pied by Hewitt’s Pharmacy and will
move into the same August 1. The !
building will be entirely remodeled
and Mr. Irvine says they will have r MISCELLANEOUS THOUGHTS
one of the niftiest bank buildings
IN SHORT PANTS
Funny things happen
M Hern Bakery Equipment
tl « toothsome dainties that are
-«1 o l t c Our customers tell us that our pastries are
a:«*ys »'■ '* . wti duu frequently better than the home
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rretiabaivir jenius plus modern equipment
'Ity and r ! c ne . 1 are the twin mottoes
C ' t ’ * bakery at a 0 times.
W e will deliver you
at a price that you never
thought possible to secure.
Conkey & Walker
The best thing
For a man to do
According to an
Is to have
"The other night,”
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No. 27 .............................
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No. 32 ............................
No. 43 .............................
No. 21» ............... .............
No .33 .............................
District No. 17 is the Bethel dis
trict, 32 West Salem and 33 Buena
The chairman wishes to thank
tin' outside districts for their fine
help. All the committees in these
districts lire farmers and had to
stop their work to get these results, j
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“I got home
Ahead of my wife;"
"Spent the evening
13 year old sister,
“You’re old enough
To have a beau
Of your own;
A durn sight butter
What do you want
Rut couldn't say nothing
As nil example of how people
come and go, there is the KKK Club
of Independence, an organization
of sixteen young women. During
the winter of 1916-1917 they had
many parties nnd dances witli*Rll
members present. Toduy but throe
of them remain in Independence.
To tag us
Spent the evening
Which, no doubt, *
Is a very good way
To get rid of
Pofiteering in Washington
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For I had
Goes to show
Some of the chickens
That in this day
A husband and wife
Are living in luxury
Who have the same
Plenty of nice gardens
A 15 year old girl
“Where you been?"
To wear glasses
And if this war
In that capacity.
To grow old enough
Of a chance
A lady friend
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HOW THEY LINED UP IN
THIRD LIBERTY DRIVE
(From the Congressional Record)
Mr. Johnson of Kentucky. In this
connection I wish to state that the
Fnited States Government owns the
premises upon which the Washing
ton Market is located on Pennsyl
vania Avenue. For these premises
the Washington Market is paying
the United States <7,500 a year
That company has grown patriotic
to the extent that some floor space 1
for which it has no particular use
is now being leased to the United
States for $8,000 a year—$500 more
than they pay for all of it. [Laugh
U. S. A.
Just compare the quality of our
tailorecbtoorder clothes—point for
point in finish, fit and fabric and
you’ll make your selection here at
WHY THE KKK CLUB
HAS CEASED TO PLAY
HE French of today
are famous as pastry
makers, but they would
;ot now think of using the crude methods pic
tured ! re that were employed by them some
centuries ago. Tiioy, like ourselves, must have a
May have to be drafted
For a place
In the soup.
SPECIALS Ilf SYRUPS
Log Cabin, medium size..........
Small size .............................
Old Manse, medium s i z e .....
Pure Maple , medium s iz e ....
Canned Spinach .......................
Canned Dills ..................... 2 lor
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I k Canned
R. R Cherries 1 bottle..?.
Brand Peas .............
211» cans R. R. Coffee.
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J. S. Miller last week was kicked
liy a iiorse at his farm on the Lucki-
amute and had several ribs broken.
$5 down, $1 weekly are the very
liberal terms Sloper Hros. & Cockle
are offering on the guaranted May
No need for any
woman to break her back over the
wash tub in this section,
ter in Minnesota.
The Khaki Club will meet at the
Heaver hotel next Tuesday evening
at 6:30. All are invited to join.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. E. Ilubbard re
turned Wednesday evening from a
visit in Portland.
Eighteen men from Polk county
will be drafted in the next call and
they will have to report about May
A branch of the Boy Scouts was
organized in Independence last Fri
day with Prof. Wright as scout
W h e n It com e» to patriotism , F a th er is there him self
And fat worms
Are both standing
On very thin ice.
J . G. McIntosh.