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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (April 26, 1918)
T he P olk C ounty P ost
INDEPENDENCE, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 1918.
| MISSED BUT NOT MOURNED
CITY COUNCIL IN
Odd Fellows'i Fete
While tins primary election |
rather dull |
SNORT SESSION | | as may far be as considered
county politics is co- |
| cerned, it has one virtue that |
Is Elaborate Affair
two and four years ago j
LAST EVENING | did those not of have.
This year we are |
| not bothered with the two can-
MEETING CALLED FOR THE | didates for surveyor who failed
| to provide the wherewithal to pay
PURPOSE OF VACATING
| their primary expenses.
PART OF STREET
The nume of
ASA ROY GRAVES
Is added to South Polk county
LOCAL FEUD AT
OREGON CROP REPORT
| Odd Fellowship was in full bloom plause that greeted her every effort
BY WEATHER BUREAU POSTMISTRESS ALLEGES SHE
| in Independence last night and She gave three numbers, all of which
HAS BEEN SHOT AT
Valley lodge and its sister associate were so entertaining as to cultivate While the fore part of the week
a taste for more.
was cold and cloudy, the Inst few
good fellowship and fraternalism.
two difficult piano solos. Mr. more favorable and growing crops TROUBLE IS LOCAL;
HAS RESIGNED CITY OF IN
STREET-ROAD CASE The occasion was the 99th anniver with
NOT WAR ISSUES
Mills has just returned from the responded quickly to the influence
W. H. Craven Will Receive Appii Latest—A special from Dallas
splendid order which for a century of the piano. His music is to be laid erly winds caused some damage in Many Have Been Unjustly Accused
cations to Fill This
They Claim Ot Being
has taken so important a part in the aside now as he is to join the forces badly needed.
that the City has won a decisive betterment
The shortest session ever held by the conclusions of the urguinents,
Miss Devore, of the high school classes of work progressed rapidly. The following appeared in today's
were 202 in the hall.
an Independence city council took Judge
read a dramatic number with Cool nights still farther retarded Portland Journal under u Salem
place last night. It was one minute had always been Main street and
und received the all and un the growth of winter wheat, rye date line:
and ten seconds from the time had
attention of her audience as and oats, but these crops' continued Pro-Germans have been at war
Mayor Moore called the meeting to ing his opinion on the date of the
it thru with her to the excellent and much above the av with the postmaster at Parker sta
order until a motion to adjourn records
erage. In some localities the early tion, near Independence, in Polk
was carried. Bohannon and Sloper evidence.
appears much better than the county, and government officials
were not present.
A few complaints of nre now making an investigation.
The meeting was for the purpose
Perkins abandoned all claim the Order and a blessing prayer by with their good voices in their se cutworms in wheat were deceived Two shots were fired at her re
of hearing remonstrances against torney
any of the proceedings were ir Dr. Dunsmore, the male quartette, lections with such populur approval from Morrow and Wasco counties. cently, one barely missing her head
vacating a part of the street de that
but based his contention which consists of J. G. McIntosh, that they were obliged to give four The seeding of barley, spring and another passing through her
sired by .the Oregon Milling Co. on on the claim
that the street was a Paul Blackstone and C. W. and L. numbers before being permitted to wheat and oats was completed in skirts. It is thought the shots were
which to build a grain pit. There county road, under
some counties, while in others none fired by some person hidden be
E. Barrick, gave two selections that quit.
being no one present to remonstrate of the county court the und jurisdiction
had yet been sown. The first seed- neath the railroad warehouse,
the council ordered the city record
ben considered as such.
logy of Odd Fellowship and also a ings were coming up to fairly good close by the postoffice and railroad
er to prepare the necessary ordin ways
After the decision Mr. Perkins the Willamette, followed with a portion of his time to the world’s stands although the cold weather station.
ance. This ordinance will come up asked
a rehearing which was declamation of merit concerning the tragedy and wished that he was was not conducive to rapid germina The postmaster is also caretaker
for consideration on May 1. It is denied for
allowed ten days in Odd Fellow goat. According to Mr. twenty years younger that he might tion.
of the railroad station. On several
generally conceded that it will be which to file was a brief
in an effort to Chown’s interpretation of the words be over there fighting with the boys Meadows were good but rather occasions she, us postmaster, has
the judge to change his mind. concerning this particular goat that in the battle of democracy. The backward, and improved greatly received Liberty Loan advertising
Marshal Tupper has served notice cause
talk of appealing it is generally rather particular who doctor's address aroused ull to a during the iast few days. Pastures circulars for posting. As fast as she
that he will resign his office May 1 the case is to some
but rides it. He also incidently men patriotic fervor which was exem and ranges require warmer weather posted, some one would tear them
and all those who would like to in view of the plainness of court
for proper development und are down. This convinces government
take his place at $60 a month can dence and the decisive character of tioned that it has been broken to a plified in the lusty singing of much
in need of rain in southern inspectors that pro-Germans or
make their ambition known to W. the decision, it is not likely that side saddle and will carry a lady
aliens are the source of the trouble.
as the closing number of the districts.
H. Craven, chairman of the police when the m atter of cost is consider clear thru the Rebekah degree in a marks
docile m anner unless some one
ed that any farther step will be very
From information given to The
thoughtlessly sprinkles pepper on The imformal program was held condition.
by residents of the Parker
OREGON TO BE INVADED
W hat's in a name? Considera- its B. whiskers.
neighborhood it appears that the
BY ARMY OF TOURISTS able,
the casuul listener might have history of Odd Fellowship and paid and coffee. It was liberally appor escaped serious injury, although brethern and sisters there are not
the testimony in tribute after tribute to the noble tioned among the chosen two hund some orchardists in Jackson county dwelling together in perfect har
Portland—Just a litle later, when the Circuit hearing
have decided that their crops are mony. Postmistress Mrs. Jesse Tann,
of men and women who have red and two.
sultry Summer simmers in the East noon and Thursday morning. after
an enthusiastic patriot, and several
for one hundred years labored in While their names do not appear damaged beyond recovery and have others
there is to be an unprecedented ex the second time in two w’eeks Mon
have severed diplomatic rela
odus of tourists to the Pacific North mouth affairs held the attention of dustriously to relieve the distress
season, while in other fruit sec tions it appears and the pot has been
west, more particularly to Oregon, the judge in Dallas, this occasion and to care for the infirm, widows good brothers and sisters who stay tions
has been held back boiling for many months over m at
Washington and British Columbia. being the trial of Monmouth's more and orphans. He said that possibly ed in the kitchen while the intel by the the cold bloom
weather and so escaped ters that the war issues have noth
with the exception of the churches, lectual feast was being served in the
All signs portend their certain ar or less famed paving case.
the freeze of the fore part of the ing to do with. We have learned
rival, to follow the- cool forest trails The designation of Monmouth’s Odd Fellowship was the greatest lodge room, deserve their share in month.
from various sources t hat some
of the Pacific and assimilate scenery central
been unjustly accused of be
Miss Williams, popular instructor
that an effort is
So says Herbert Cuthbert, of Seat timony was given as to whether it
have the post
with a vocal number, but
tle, executive secretary of the Pa
known as “Main street" or the sembly
mistress removed und that nobody
crop will be a total loss.
cific Northwest Tourist Association, was
would harm her
“come back" failed, much to general and it kind of brought a lump into Corn planting has begun in Doug in for the the community
who was in Portland yesterday con- “County
hether she has
lerring with local directors of the represented the city and Attorney l'ogret.
organization relative to the cam Perkins of Portland represented Miss Arbuthnot proved herself as several other old bucks filled in tol cool weather, but garden planting has torn down Liberty Loan anybody
paign for tourist travel that is now the delinquents. As a preliminary usual a star of the first magnitude. erably well.
being carried out.
explained in the beginning that A year hence will occur an import ing days of the week.
Perkins acknowledged She
she had read every ant epoch in the history of Odd Fel Warm April showers would be
“From all indications,” said Mr. Attorney
the proceedings were regular, thing in possible
GOVERNMENT WILL BUY
knew and lowship—the one hundredth anni
Cuthbert, with high satisfaction, “it that
and in conformity to the charter, proposed to start all she over
OREGON CONDENSED M 1.I
is absolutely certain that a large but
denied that the city had juris Miss Arbuthnot may have presumed has it in charge will have a tre
number of people who are busier diction
now than they ever have been be that it was tinder the control of the that those present intended to have mendous tusk ahead of them to SALEM STEEL BRIDGE IS
Oregon condenseries will have an
fore, not only with their own af county court and not of the com her read all her repertoire in one make it better and greater than the
BEING BUILT RAPIDLY opportunity to get their share of
fairs, but with the various phases mon, council of the city of Mon night by the loud and continued ap
of war work, are going to recuperate mouth.
Salem—Work is progressing rap government contracts, according to
by taking vacations this Summer. Orville Butler testified that in 55 OPPOSES LETTING DISLOYAL JOHN TITUS AND MISS
idly on the new Salem steel bridge information given to Senator Mr-
Their vacations may not be as ex
NELLIE KURRE MARRY spanning the Willamette river, ac- Nary.
KISS STARS AND STRIPES
experience and knowledge of
tended as they have been in other years
ording to the state highway de While the failure of the govern
years, but all feel the absolute thoroughfare known by any other Monmouth—(To The Post)— I John Titus and Miss Nellie Kurre partment. The contractors are now- ment
to purchase Oregon milk re
necessity of taking vacations.
were united in marriage at the taking down the piers of the old cently does not in any way account
“From the hundreds of letters re had never heard the name Main disloyal to our country are allowed home of the bride's brother, W. S. bridge, and they will begin next for the delay in building the con-
ceived by us from business and pro Street
used to designate it until to kiss the American flag as a pun Kurre, on Wednesday evening, week driving the false work for the densary in Independence, still if
fessional men in the East, who have two years
April 15, Dr. H. C. Dunsmore tying new bridge. Concrete for the lust K. C. could land a $100,000 govern
ago. J. H. Mulkey and ishment for disloyalty.
heard Frank Branch Riley lecture W. J. Mulkey
the knot. The affair was kept a pier for the new bridge will be ment contract to start with, it
on the scenery of this region, we mony.
would help a lot.
volunteered in this war with Gcr profound secret for nearly a week poured the last of this week.
learn t h a t m a n y of them On the contrary, Attorney Hay- many
are going to take their .vacations in ter introduced the county records, of overweight, I want to file my dy report of the affair. After the
the Pacific Northwest.
showing that in the recorded re protest against allowing any dis ceremony the happy young couple
"This much is absolutely appar port
the viewers, laying out the loyal citizen the privilege of kissing left immediately for Portland where
ent from the many replies we are county of road
Independence to our flag. That is the privilege to be they will reside.
receiving from our campaign of Thorp’s mills, from
given only to those who have been Mr. and Mrs. Titus have many
magazine advertising which began S. Whitman and others, by the Squire
friends in Independence who
and faithful patriots.
in March and which will reach high was specifically described as pass loyal
unite in wishing the m all the hap
tide in June, after which newspaper ing over Main Street in Monmouth. to allow a traitor’s kiss upon its piness and prosperity imaginable.
display space will take the field Ira Powell also testified that in a folds. Make the traitors humbly
for the months of June and July." long business experience in Mon bow before Old Glory. Make them FLOUR DEALERS TO BE
mouth he never knew any of his salute it. Make them acknowledge
business associates to refer to their their disloyalty, but in heaven’s
GREEN B. SUVER, PIONEER
DIED YESTERDAY FORENOON establishments as located on the name, don't allow them the privi Vendors of wheat flour have been
is approaching and the far-sighted housewife
County Road but always on Main lege of kissing the pure Stars and further restricted by the Federal
Food Administration. The quanity
Green B. Suver, one of the most Street.
will this year above all others buy her require
YOURS FOR THE FLAG. of wheat flour bought in May, June
prominent residents of Suver and John Moran proved the connect
and July of this year cannot exceed
a pioneer of Polk county, died yes ing link, his testimony being that
70 per cent of the amount purchased
terday forenoon. He has been iden some of the people of the city re GOES TO LOOK FOR
We advise that you do not delay in buying all
in the same months of last year.
tified with South Polk county af ferred to it as Main Street and ot
of the jars that you need as a traveling sales
While this order does not effect the
fairs for many years and is the hers as the County Road.
selling rules in force at present, it
owner1 of considerable property. Attorney Perkins agreed that the
told us that only about ten per cent of the
He is survived by Mrs. Suver and city had exercised jurisdiction over Ross Nelson will go to Portland cuts down the amount that could
glass factories in the United States are run
the street, in regulating sidewalks tomorrow to book another series be sold if the merchant had it to
four sons and daughters.
and cross walks, granting privileges of pictures for the Isis.
We have quite a generous supply on
for placing telephone and electric "I want to sign up for as good a
PEDEE RED CR0S3 IS
hand and arc colling Mason’s for—
WO.SKTN » INDUSTRIOUSLY light poles and laying water mains, hunch as our patronage will justi SHERIFF IS JAILED FOR
but contended that the county had fy," he said yesterday. “I realize
BREAKING THE LAW
Pint« ................................ 85c dozen
The P“i t auxiliary of the always had charge of the mainten that the show houses in the Valley
Quarts.............................. $1.0 dozen
Red C " w , with a member
towns have suffered considerably J. C. Applegate, sheriff of Wash
ship of »6, <i i a dozen faith
from conditions growing out of the ington county, and J. W. Bailey and
% Gadcrr, ....................
ful worker who since the organi Notice to Red Cross Members. war and as far as we are concern C B. Buchanan, prominent business
Zinc Caps.......................... 30c dozen
zation of tne auxiliary, have mnde A meeting will be held in the Red ed we are satisfied to break even men of Hillsboro, were arrested
246 hand, rel iefs, 20 wash cloths, Cross rooms at 8 o'clock. Tuesday- until the return of norma) times, yesterday
for importing liquor into
38 triangul i nandages. 46 four-tails, evening, April 30, to elect officers so we are going to put all of our the state, plead
13 pair cf ...vtted socks, 9 quilts, to serve for the balance of the receipts into pictures. I will have in jail. They were given 10 days
600 surgical dressings, 8 napkins year, and to elect a member of the something good booked before I and
fined $250. Applegate says
4 tray cloths and 137 many-tail*. central committee of Polk county. get back."
he will resign as sheriff at once.
JOHNSON & COLLINS