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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (May 3, 1918)
T he P olk C ounty P ost
The following names are added
to the South Polk County Ser
C. B. Grand
Edwin E. Larsen
Lota L. Scott
Harlie V. Powell
FR IDAY MAY 3, 1918.
A GOOD SUGGESTION
A number of Democrats have
suggested writing in the name of
J. K. P. Harris for representa
tive. Mr. Harris is all right and
would make a creditable mem
ber of the legislature, and in the
general election he ought to beat
W. V. Fuller.
IS A FAILURE
IT IS THOUGHT
Whoever, when the United States is at war, shall will
P L A N TO O V E R R U N FRANCE
fully make or convey false reports or false statements
AN D TH R EATEN ENGLAND
with intent to interfere with the operation or success of
This makes a total of 112.
COMES TO NAUG H T
the military or naval forces of the United States, or to POST COM PLIMENTED BY
LARGE PORTLAND FIRM
promote the success o f its enemies, or shall willfully make
F. R. A R R E L L IS N O W
or convey false reports or false statements, or say or do Portland, Oregon, Aprril 29, 1918—
DRAFTEE PREFERS POISON
GASSES TO SALEM ORATIONS anything except by way of bona fide and not disloyal ad (Editor Post, Independence, Ore.)— THE H U N S A R E
C H IE F OF P O L IC E
vice to any investor or investors, with intent to obstruct Dear Sir:—W e are very much in
Salem, Or.—Errol Valentine Byr
terested in news item and com
Ordinance Vacating Street Not To nes, who is listed as a deserter for
ment in your issue of April 9th,
failure to report for the draft, has of the United States or the making of loans by or to the relative to community dehydrat Germans Must Now Realize That
Disposed 01 Until Fall Mem
informed Sheriff Needham by let United States, and whoever, when the United States is at ing plants and the Horst Company
bership Is Present.
“Mineseif Unt Gott” W as
ter, writen at Tacoma, that he did war, shall wilfully cause or attempt to cause, or incite or Dehydrating Plant in particular.
not return to Salem to report be attempt to incite insubordination, disloyalty, mutiny, or W e beg to compliment you on the
cause he had a bad cold and does
Mary Pickford is a Jonah to the
refusal of duty, in the military or naval forces of the thoroughness with which you cov
not like the town anyhow.
city council. Several months ago
States, or shall willfully obstruct or discourage or ered this comprehensive subject in With the entire world in suspense
He refers to a winter spent in
a comparatively small space.
she "busted" up a meeting and
attempt to obstruct or discourage the recruiting We have had considerable deal for the past month awaiting the
Salem, saying it was the hardest
Wednesday night came near doing
town he ever struck to obtain the or enlistment service of the United States, and whoever, ings with the Government and both gigantic effort of the Hun to break
it again. Tho some of the council
necessary wherewithal to keep when the United States is at war, shall utter, print, write, small and large dryers of vege thru the Western line, over-run
men looked with longing eyes at tho
body and soul together.
Isis theatre and gazed affectionate-
or publish any disloyal, profane, scurrilous, contemptous, tables and fruit, and agree with France and seriously threaten
If I had been able to come to
ly at her picture, they did manage .
‘ “ uu
or abusive language about the form of government of the you that the dehydrating process England , the glad tidings came
is the coming method of preserv
to reach the city hall and a quorum Salem Thursday> 1 would
come,” he said. He was in Port United States, or the Constitution of the United States, or ing perishable products. If any of this week that the effort has ap
was finally rounded up. A roll
land at that time.
the soldiers or sailors of the United States, or the flag of your subscribers or others inter parently failed and that within the
call revealed the absence of Mayor
“ I did not live that winter in Sa the United States, or the uniform of the Arm y or N avy of ested desire information which will past two or three days tho Hun has
Moore and Councilmen VV. E. Cra
lem, I just existed,” he wrote. “ I
ven and Sloper.
the United States into contempt, scorn, contumely, or dis help them in installing plants and been badly repulsed.
endured it with stoical indifference
equipping them in your district, we
There was no disposal of the or
Not only has the West Front held
and spartan courage. Talk about repute , or shall utter,print,write, or publish any language would be only too glad to give what
dinance vacating a part of F street.
the enemy has been beaten
Tuesday being meatless! Every calculated to incite or inflame resistance to any duly con ever information we have been able
It was put over until a full mem
back with such tremenduous losses
day of that winter in Salem was to stituted Federal or State authority in connection with the to secure through our exhaustive
bership could be present.
that it must even stagger Hinden-
me meatless, wheatless, seatless, prosecution of the war, or shall display the flag of any dealings with the Government and
Andy Tupper formally tendered
burg and the Crown Prince them
showless, doughles, roomless and
other interest on the subject of selves. The German people were
his resignation to take effect forth
dried fruit products.
with and F. R. Arrell was given the
led to believe that the Hun army
“ I understand beforel the boys publication, or language spoken, urge, incite, or advocate
Yours verry truly,
job. The new chief at once don
was going straight thru and the
left they endured orations, lunch any curtailment of production in this country of anything
AMERICAN CAN COMPANY.
ned his star.
war would soon be over. With a
and music. I'm glad I missed that, or things, product or products, necessary or essential to F. P. Kendall, General Manager.
half million dead and the object
as I do not enjoy being harangued the prosecution of the war, and whoever shall advocate,
not attained, perhaps the German
BIG P R U N E CROP IN
at by some silver tongued orator.
STEELQUIST RESIGNS PLACE
nation has commenced to realize
V A L LE Y SEEMS ASSURES 1 don’t mind being gassed in the favor, teach, defend, or suggest the doing of any of the
W IT H OREGON P O W E R CO. that they are not destined to con
trenches, but I don’t want to be
C. i. Steelquist, manager of the quer the world and that God has
Salem, Or.—Fruitgrowers of this gassed from the courthouse steps. shall by word or act support or favor the cause of the Ger
Oregon Power Co. interests in Inde never been in partnership with the
section believe that if the present
“ Now that I am registered, ques- man Empire or its allies in the present war or by word or
pendence and Dallas, has resigned kaiser.
favorable run of weather continues tionaired,
d r a w n , act oppose the cause of the United States therein, shall be
the Willamette valley this season drafted nnd delivered, don’t bother
w ill produce not less than 50,000,- me any more. I am going to the punished by a fine of not more than $10,000 or imprison
(XX) pounds of prunes. Prune trees camp sans oratory, sans eats, sans ment for not more than twenty years, or both.
M ARY PICKFORD IS A JONAH
TO THE IND EPENDENCE
.are yet undamaged by frost and a music and sans ticket.”
large acreage in prune orchards is
Sheriff Needham has wired re
coming into bearing in the valley cruiting officers at Camp Lewis to
ascertain if Byrnes has reported.
The fruit crop in general, it is j
believed here, will double that of
RED CROSS BEN EFIT AT
last year. Peaches have been had-1
PARKER F IN A N C IA L SUCCESS
ly dnmaged by cold weather, but
peaches are not an important crop
The Red Cross benefit at
in the Willamette valley. Louis
Parker last Friday night was
Lachmund, who has a large peach
well, attended the receipts
orchard, has had notable success
amounting to $218. The patriotic
with smudge pofs. During a cold
ladies of that auxiliary have asked
spell a few weeks ago he kept the
The Post to thank the people of In
pots burning constantly with the
dependence, Buena Vista and Su-
result that the peach buds escaped
ver for their liberal patronage and
they are very grateful to the Inde
pendence Oreliesetrn for its splendid
B IL L HAR T COMING
TO IND EPEN DENCE
A home talent play, “ Mrs. Tubbs
Does Her Bit," was the feature of
Bill Hart, famous screen hero, the evening. Those taking part
makes his appearance in Independ were Mrs. Horton, Mrs. Zielisch,
ence for one night only, on Sun Mrs. Walker, Mrs. McGuire, W in
day evening, May 5. He will be seen nie Peterson, Mr. Horton, Mr. Da
in the exciting and heart throbbing vidson, Mr. Sparks, Mr. Overton,
drama, "The Silent Man. You Mr. House, Caroline Peterson, Rus
have been wishing for Bill Hart, sell Nelson, Margaret Zielisch and
well, he's coming.
The Isis is booking only the best
Primaries May 17.
House of Representatives with minor
AG R ICULTUR AL ACTIVITIES
TO COME AFTER W A R
NO RED CROSS M EETING;
MEMBERS FAILED TO COME
But four persons appeared at thé
Salem—While war conditions have
made it practically Impossible to fi Red Cross meeting Tuesday night,
nance irrigation projects, Percy Cup so no business was transacted. As
per, assistant state engineer, point it was time for the election of of
ed out today that those who are in ficers, it was supposed that quite
terested In contemplated projects a number would be present. As
should be ready for a greater de thie old officers 'hold over until
velopment along this line immedi their successors are elected and
ately after the war than ever before. qualified, no particular disadvant
“ After the close of the war,” he age is possible for the local Red
says, "there is certain to be marked Cross branch because there was no
activity iti agricultural development, election.
particularly along the lines of irri-,
gation, drainage and clearing of PRESID ENT KERR ADDRESSES
IND EPEN DENCE PEOPLE
logged off lands, first, because this
war has taught us the importance
President W. S. Kerr of the Ore
of agricuture; second, because it will
be necessary to furnish desirable lo gon Agricultural College, address
cations for the home coming soldier, ed a fair sized crowd at the Isis
and third, to furnish employment last night. He laid special em
phasis on the importance of the
during the reorganization period.
“ After each former war in which American people getting into this
the United States has engnged large world war more fully than they
arens of attractive land were opened | have been doing, impressed upon
to the home coming soldier and he them the necessity of obeying the
was accorded spncinl privileges with food control regulations and gave
respect to it. These lands served as warning that the war may continue
Ü IM IIB IIIR III a natural shock absorber. However, for several years.
the desirable land is largely taken
and other means must be devised.
Canada has already passed a soldier
Rose May Hedges was born at
settlement act. The United States
Independence, Oregon, October 31,
plement it with a more stupendous 1858, and died at the Dallas hos
internal development program than pital April 28, 1918, aged 59 years,
5 months and 28 days.
ever before untaken by a nation. I &
True, this is only a prediction, but ; In 1882 she was married to Albert
it is based upon a study of events. | Carey and soon after went to re
Employment of the soldiers, as well side in Salt I.ake City, Utah, which
those now engaged in purely war has been her home for the past
is approaching and the far-sighted housewife
work which will end with the war thirty years.
will this year above all others buy her require-
Several years ago her husband
will also render some such plan
necessary. This state should there died at Salt Lake City, and Inter
fore be prepared to take advantage her son, Laverne.
Mrs. Carey is survived by a broth
of and render assistance in carrying
W e advise that you do not delay in buying all
out such a program. The irrigation er, D. L. Hedges, and a sister, Mrs.
of the jars that you need as a traveling sales
and drainage district laws of Oregon Sarah C. Shelton, both of Independ
man told us that only about ten per cent of the
are among the best nnd form an ex ence.
Interment was made at the1
cellent basis for either state, federal
glass factories in the United States are run-
or private development. It is hoped Buena Vista cemetery,
ning. W e have quite a generous supply on
therefore, that even though there is
no immediate prospect of securing
hand and re selling Mason’s for—
River Traffic Discontinued.
the necessary funds for construction
Portland— Extreme cost of opera
that the district organization will be tion and lack of business in the
maintained and plans perfected for Willamette Valley territory be
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tween Portland and Corvallis has
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“ We have had a lesson in prepar compelled the Oregon City Trans
Zinc C a r s ......................
edness; this situation otters an op portation Company to retire its
steamers from the route. With the
portunity to put 11 in practice.”
departure of the steamer Graha-
Thos. H. Ince
— IN -
Craven Sc Huff have received a
shipment of front and rear Mazda
lamps for automobiles.
JOHNSON & COLLINS
" ' ° " a f™ “ S * ™ " » !t1“ on,,ay 1'*,C
Yellow Stark line will pass into
higtory anrt , hnt Pnd„ gtPamboa,
on the Upper Willamette.