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T H E
P O L K
C O U N T Y
P O S T .
A Semi-Weekly Newspaper.
Published Twice a Week at Independence, Polk County, Oregon, on
Tuesday and Friday
T H IS M A P S H O W S
HOW YOUR RED GROSS DOLLAR WAS SPENT
E ntered as second-class m a tte r March 20, 1918, at the p/>.stoffice at in L ittle Farewell Token Would Be Quite
Apt to Bring Fact of Visit to
dependence, Oregon, u n d er the Act of M arch 3, 1879.
Subscription Rates: $1.50 a Year Strictly in Advance; Si* Months
A m em ber of p arliam en t, who, In his
$1.00; Three months 50 cents. All subscriptions stopped at expiration.
m a g lste r'a l cnpaclty, periodically visit
m e r ic a n
C LY D E T. E C K E R , E d ito r.
date1 for registration dqy because it
TO THE REPUBLICAN
VOTERS OF POLK COUNTY. is the itimiviTsnrv of the first "draft
registration day, when approxi-
F o r the splendid support so ' 1 mutely 10,000,000 m en between tlie
* loyally given me a t the prim ary * ages of ¿1 and 30 years, inclusive,
* election, I am profoundly g rate - .* registered for. the, draft.
* ful. * I do not count th is vote * • ‘"This registration .day iy./inly for
* a personal victory fo r m yself * men who have 'reached the age of
* hut look upon it in the light of * 21 years, th u s coming w ithin (lie
* an endorsem ent of my adm in- * draft age, since last registration j
* istratio n .
* day.” •
P erm it me to say to the vo- *
te rs th a t, if elected in'N ovein- *
her,’ it shall be my constant en- *
deaver to continue a careful *
and stric tly business adm inis- *
tratio n of the county’s affairs; *
keep out of debt; to reduce tax- *
es to the low est notch consist- *
en t w ith actual needs; to tr e a t *
every citizen and every locality *
fa irly and im p artially ; to th e *
end th a t Polk County, as a *
whole, may continue to grow *
in population and prosperity. *
E. C. KIRK PA TRICK .
SUCCESSFUL IN A WAY
ed a p riv a te lu
natic asylum , told
the story of a
m an of som e po
sition In th e legal
world who went
to see a p atien t
who had occa
sional lapses into
san ity .
T h e . ’p atien t
m a d e 'd ' g re a t Im
pression on his vi-stthr a s a well-in- j
form ed, healthy-m inded gentlem an, and.
w as assu re d th a t his case should by
Inquired Into. On leaving, the' g rate
ful p a tie n t conducted his m orning call- [
er to th e fro n t door, affectlopatejy
p ressing his hand a t parting.
“You w on’t fo rg et w hat I told you?” ;
he pleaded, w ith te a rs In his voice, j
“No,” responded th e visitor, tu rn
ing aro u n d to descend the ra th e r long
flight o f's te p s .
“I d o n 't th in k you will,” said the j
p atien t, dream ily, “b u t lest you shquld, :
you know —”
And liftin g his foot, he gave the |
u n su sp ectin g v isito r a kick behind
th a t sen t him spinning down the stalr-
way sp raw lin g on the gravel.—London
T it-B its.
N O R TH
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APPROPRIATIONS FOR RIO CROSS 1R S »
B U LG AR IA 1
$ 15 , 000,000
W3RKJNO CAPITAL FOR
PURCHASE. OF S U m tE S
T R A IT O R S T H R E E .
Timet like these a fel
low is all the better
New H ospital Ship.
'Judas and Arnold and Kaiser Bill
with a chew o f Gravely,
A special type of h ospital ship, with j Sat aod talked on a brimstone hill.
i t steadies hi i nerves.
I light d ra f t and provision fo r the
R E G IS T R A T IO N D AY JU N E 5
peculiar clim atic conditions, has re “ I,” said Judas, "1 sold my Lord
F O R YOUNG M E N O F 21
sulted from th e m ilitary o perations in_ ! To murderers for a cash reward."
I M esopotam ia. It is 160 feet long, w ith
“ And I,” said Arnold, "betrayed my men;
Barely tw o w eeks rem ain in
} a b re a d th of 30 feet, hut, to provide | Every one talked of my deed then.”
for floating In the T ig ris during the I _. .
w hich to spread to the rem otest cor
o rj sen.
three « A sacred
tiers of Oregon the inform ation that
i and one-half feet.
Sm all propellers
W ednesday, .Tune 5, has been offi
run a t high speed In tu n n els In the | "Betrayed them, man and woman and
ciall.v designated ¡is R egistration j “T hey say h e’s a successful a v ia to r.” vessel’s bottom givt^ a good rate of
So fa r he’s broken
To be shot and massacred and defiled.
Day throughout th e United States
for all young m en who "have attain e v ery th in g h u t Ids neck.”
m achinery if run aground. To lessen “ The remnant I jvork In armament town
e*l the age of 21 years since draft
w eight and th e rad iatio n of h eat Into At shells to shoot their brothers down.”
reg ristratio n day one year ago.
the vessel, oil engines a re used, and An envious thrill through the dead hearts
one of 150 horse pow er, m aking 550
John M. W illiam s, Adjutant-Gen
revolutions p er m inute, drives each “ What a traitor you are!“ said the other
eral of Oregon, lifts addressed a
- L ife .
propeller. To deal w ith th e tem p era
com m unication to all new spapers I
tu re extrem es, a rra n g em en ts a re made
of th e state asking their earnest co
It pays to kn o w th e facts b e fo re you spend
LOVE STORY IN FEW WORDS
fo r sending cooled or heated a ir to all
operation in giving tiie widest ^pub
p a rts of th e ship. T he equipm ent In
y o u r m oney.
licity to the date of Registration
cludes an Ice-making plant, soda w a E nglishm an Sized Up S ituation in
Y ou will b e sen d in g y o u r frien d m ore
Day, an d to th e facts concerning
te r m achine, w ater evap o rato r, still
J u s t On« S h o rt and R eally R ath er
acco co m fo rt a n d satisfactio n in o n e pouch
it, as follows:
fo r o b taining fresh w ater, and a d is
N eat Sentence.
in fectin g room , besides th e essential
of R eal G rav ely P lu g th a n in h alf a dozen
O fficial S tf a le m e n t Is s u e d .
o p e ra tin g room, w ith its appliances.
Lord C lem ent B eaucham p of th e
“On W ednesday, Ju n e 5, every 21-
plugs o f o rd in a ry tobacco.
B ritish propaganda w as lunching in
y ear old m ap in tiie United States
Give any man a chew of Real Gravely Plug, and he w ill tell
W ashington w hen a very beautiful
R are E lem ents In P lants.
you that'* the kind to tend. Send the best!
m ust ap p ear at Hie registration 1
B esides th e common elem ents In young lady en tered lu a very sh o rt
Ordinary plug is false economy. It costs less per week to
place designated h\ liis local draft
chew Real Gravely, because a smsdl chew of it lasts a long
p lan ts, num erous o th ers a re found— sk irt.
board and register,” snvs a state-
T h e young lady’s s k irt w as g ra y ;
Including som e very ra re ones—th a t
If you smoke a pipe, slice Gravely with your knife and add
nient issued yesterday by C aptain
a re n o t known to play any p a rt in h er high-heeled shoes w ere gray, w ith
a little to your smoking tobacco. It will give flavor—improve
John K. C.iillison, (). 1!. (’.., in charge
p la n t grow th. T estin g a large num- buckles of dull sliver, and h e r stock-
b e r of p la n ts front widely differing j ings w ere o f shim m ering and tran sp ar-
of the execution of the draft lpw in
SEND YOUR FRIEND IN TIE U. S. SERVICE A POUCH OF GRAVELY
solls, R obinson, S telnkoentg and Mil- | ent gray silk.
le r of th e U nited S tates d ep artm en t . “T h a t g irl,” said Lord C lem ent’s
Dealers all around here carry it in 10c. pouches. A 3c.
“The only exceptions are m en a l
stamp will put it into his hands in any Training Camp or Sea
o f ag ric u ltu re , have found m inute j com panion, a New Y orker, “eloped
ready in the m ilitary or naval ser
port o f the U. S. A . Even “ over there" a 3c. stamp will take
q u a n titie s of btdlum , strontium alum w ith young A sto rb ilt la s t week. A
vice. Special arran g em en ts have
it to him. Your dealer will supply envelope and give you official
inum in n early all and caesium , chro- good piece of business fo r a Utile
directions how to address it.
been m ade w hereby absentees and
“W ho a re those women on th e maga nlum v anadium in some. Molybdenum ; m usical com edy actress.
those too ill to ap p ear at the regis d u e covers?1
w as no t found. R ubidium and cae- you know, com es Into fo u r m illions
P. B. GRAVELY TOBACCO COMPANY. Danville, Va.
tratio n places m ay register by mail.
• . thi.ii. they a re th e wives of th e 8lnm ®PPPBrp<1 »«
absorbed In pro j when he’s tw enty-one."
7As Patent Pouch keep* it Freeh and Clean and Good
“Hul they must all register. F ail non you see on th e c ig ar box lids.”
portion to th e a m ount , present In the
—i t it not Real Gravely without this protection Seal
soil, b u t th e lithium w as quite co n stan t j said Lord C lem ent.
u re to do so m akes tiie guilty voting
“H er sh o rt sk irt Is w hat landed the
even when m uch Increased In th e soil.
m ail liable to im prisonm ent for one
i no e s s e n t ia l f a c t s .
year. And ignorance o f th e fact
Is you’ll notice, p a rtic u la rly —er— well
"Do you u n d erstan d th e w ar new s?” rep o rted .
thnl June 5 is registration day will
not lie accepted as an excuse. Tiie
“In o th e r w ords," laughed Lord tlcatlon from the e a rlie r days of th e
“It leaves no doubt w h atev er as to the
W om en of A m erica
burden of inform ing them selves essen tial facts. O u r hoys a re fighting
Six successful leaps from cap tiv e Clem ent, “th is w as a case of—ha. ha, hum an race.
a s lo tiie place iuid date of regis and we’ve got to help.”
belloons a re to th e cred it of an A m er
W h at’s the w orth of one baby’s
F ree Press.
tratioil is placed on Hie men them
ican a e ro n a u t now In London fo r re
A R esem blance.
cu p eratio n a fte r m onths of active serv
The tim e has come w hen you
Saved Ship and Sunk Enemy.
Local Boards In Charge.
“ L ightning rods rem ind me o f w ait ice w ith th e B ritish arm ies In France.
m ust p u t a m oney value on it.
W ith one engine out of com m ission
In only one o f th ese exploits w as th e
“Registration will lie in charge of ers.”
So m uch R edCross m oney a v a il
“In w hat way. p ray ?"
man In ju red . On th is occasion w hile and disabled, th e U. S. S. C assin not
districts. They are required to post
able, so m any babies rastored.
"They have to he well tipped to fallin g sidew ays strap p ed to his p a ra only rem ained under w ay a f te r being
im m ediately a list of registration
m ake them give good service.”
chute, w hich moved w ith a still wind. stru c k by a torpedo, but rem ained In
A little less Red Cross m oney
I his fe e t cau g h t In th e ru in s of e shell- | tb e d an «e r Io n * '««king fo r th e sub
available, so m any babies lost by
“T he registration places will he
I w recked mill, and th e muscles of his m arine. A fter an hour of circling the
open from 7 o’clock in Hie m orning
“ Is th e work of road re p a ir on the side w ere seriously strain ed before sea In th e a re a w here th e torpedo
It's as plain as that.
of Ju n e 5 until 9 o’clock Hint night. car well done?”
he could get him self loose.
W hen you m ade th a t first Red
T hey will be in charge of officials
“W ell, from th e position o f th e me
Cross investm ent you had a fairly
ate ly se n t fo u r sh o ts Into h er conning 1
of the local draft Iwmrds.
chanic when I last saw him work all my leap s h as been th a t of Joy a t
tow er. A dm iral Sim s has com m ended
clear idea th at there w as p lenty to
escaping my a ssa ila n t," the aero n au t
“Ju n e T> lias been selected as tiie with It. It w as underdone."
all th e officers fo r th e ir g allan try , I
be done and th a t th e Red Cross
which resulted in saving the ship. To
would tpake ev$cy d o ljar o t m oney
pht up th is fight a fte r losing the pow er
and every m inute of tim e count.
Tha Peppery Viand.
of one engine quick re p a irs w ere nec
But have you now a clear picture
“I have no use fo r chile con ca rn e .” essary, and these by men who had to
“I have. A fter reading about the
w hat price somebody will have
think quick and do th e « rig h t thing
way som e of these M exicans conduct
to pay for one delayed d o llar or a
first. One o f these w as L ieut. J. W.
them selves I think chile con carn e
hundrodkdollnrs w ithheld.
M acL arau, who w as th e executive of- |
serves them right."
fleer o f th e ship. T he action of these
officers saved th e ship from being a
Up Against It.
to ta l loss.
SWOPE & SWOPE
" (’ash yo u r check for fifty ? W hat
E m ployer— W e w an t a diplom atic,
you ask is Im possible, unless you get
The “W ar Chauffeuse."
M any en th u sia stic rep o rts have come
Boy—W ell, I used to send sis te r’s
“A h ,: w hat you ask- M' Impossible, to Us from th e o th e r side about the
be^u aw ay w hen she d id n ’t w an t to see
0 . F. Building
excellent w ork th a t women a re doing
“ 1 * * V.
as d riv ers of m otorcars, hut th a t th ere
Charm» th a t- Soothe.
* ’ lit'a n o th e r slcje to the p ic tu re Is sug
"Do you enjoy listening .Jo m p tfc , g e stfd by a testim o n ial recently In-
w hlle you e n t? ”
’ ’ t corpoirat.ed lit an A dvertisem ent of a
In m an y recipes th e n u m b e r o f eggs m a y be red uced
"Yes. • It help s to-*nke tny rolQd’ qff . R rltlsh autom obile m an u factu rer: T his
w ith excellent re s u lts b y using a n additional q u a n tity
th e fact th a t the’ food doesn’t -amount 1 testim onial is from a doctor, who is
of R oyal B aking P o w d e r, ab o u t a teaspoon, for each egg
to m uch."
som ething mohe than the typical R rlti
o m itted . T h e following recipe is a practical exam ple:
jls h hum orist w hen he say s o f the c a r
In q u e stio n ;. “ A nything w hich wl|l
Chocolate Sponge Roll
Jo n e s—How do ihqy m ake It out stan d up. to th e efforts of my late
A Successful Business Career of
a tablaapoone malted shortening
chauffeuse fo r seven days each week
1*4 e u p i flo u r
th a t m arria g e reverses things?
>4 cup hot w a te r
K I • • spoon salt
S m ith—W ell, you see, before m a r fo r m onths on end m ust be passably
1 teaspoon v a n illa
I cup tu g a r
SI teaspoons R o y a l B a k in g
riag e you a re w aiting for her and a fte r good stuff.”—Scientific A m erican.
1 squarss melted chocolat«
m arria g e she lies In w ait for you.
You can be the one to send him
a pouch of
Real GRAVELY Chewing Plug
F ew er E ggs a re
re q u ire d
The ■ Independence ISaliontd Hank
T V . a id U l t k i f t > M
fa r 4 age* a a d a a h a h ia e b a w d a *
DIRECTIONS— Sift flour, baking powdar and salt togathar thraa
tints*. Baat whola aggs. Add slowly sugar, than boiling watar
slowly;add naxt vanilla, maltad chocolate and maltad shortarting,
Sift in dry ingredients, and fold in as lightly aa
poaaibla. Pour Into larga baking pan linad with oilad papar, and
baka in slow ovan twanty minutes. Whan dona, turn out on a
damp, h>t cloth, tpraad with white icing and roll.
Boohlat >t raetpaa which acanomlca In *gc* *«4 other
• apaaatc* toeradiaata inatlad free
A 4 .lr»M R O Y A L B A K IN G P O W D E R C O
US W illia m *1.. N aw York
Anxious W ife— E verything la going
u p th ese days.
Sick H u sb an d —Yes. I can fe«l even
aay te m p e ra tu re Is rising.
Pat N a m * .
"W h at do you think of Scribbler's
aew atory, The Boundary I.laaf "
" It la well named, aayway, (a* It'S
m t j the limit"
T h e tendency of th e m odern face, ac
cording to Prof. Jam es K eith, le c tu re r
on “ A nthropology,” a t th e Royal Insti-
, fute, London, is to become wedge-
shaped. w ith a longer, n a rro w e r and
m ore prom inent nose. Prom inence
above th e eyes Is disappearing, and
th e brow Is becom ing sm ooth and of
even contour. T h ese changes In
the hum an face, declare* the scientist,
! a re d ue to 'c h a n g e s In m ethods of >«««-
INTEREST PAID ON TIME
Officers and Directors
H. Hirsc'-iberg. Pres.
D. W. Sears, V. P.
R. R. DeAnnond, Cashier .
W. H. Walker
I. A. Allen
O. D. Butler