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T he P olk C ounty P ost
G. J). R. VETERANS
HOPS ARE HOPPING
On Memorial Day
Practically all the hops in the
Independence section are coming
This Year 1918
The Iluns made another titanic
effort this week to break thru on
the west front. The Allies have
To the rattle and rumble of drums
Polk county may be wheatless
and the shrill notes of the fife, a
the next harvest. Dealers in
SERVICES VERY INTERESTING
MARGARET CURRIE OF SUVER
■core of the honored veterans of
ronventioir this week placed them
the Civil War and an equal number
selves on record as to being favor
Memorial and Hag dedication ser by more people than it has been for a number o f years.
of the W. II. C. marched proudly
able to such action. The matter w ill
vices were combined last Sunday
fro.ii the G. A. R. hall to the public
morning and were held at the Isis This could be expected fo r in the past fifty years there Hev. 1). A. McKenzie of Dallas lie settled before Monday next. If
sdn ol building yesterday where ex
theatre. Every*seut in the building has never been ft more serious situation confronting the united in marriage, Miss Margaret the entire state will agree it is pro
ercises in keeping with the day
posed that no wheat flour be sold
occupied. An open air concert
American people. Heretofore, Memorial Day has been E. Currie of Sliver and George I). to anyone, except licensed bakers,
by the Polk County Band preceded
from the school the boys and
the program. This was the Hrst devoted to paying honor and tribute to that grand army friends of the bride living in the until August 1. This is the most
girls of fifty years ago went back to
of this musical unit in o f the Republic, living tind dead, who saved the Union Suver section wish her a long life drastic action yet proposed iu or
the hall where dinner was served.
der to make more wheat available
Independence anil the boys were
of happiness and prosperity.
At 1:30 all went to Monmouth
for shipment across the big pond.
heartily applauded. Its members from division in the dark days o f the early sixties and to
where they were the guests of the
Oppositoti to such action is cur
being experienced band men from the men who carried the Stars and Stripes to victory in ding, Mr. and Mrs Kernes went to
Normal. The program at the Nor
rent over the state based princi
all parts of the county it was able
mal exceeded m interest and patriot
our war with Spain.
from the very Hrst to play well and
rie, and neighbors learning that the pally upon three reasons. First,
ism all like efforts of past years. Dr.
the program given Sunday was
young couple were there gave them that the rest of the states are not
J. ‘ !. Y Dell of C 'f 't i’ lis was the |
I much enjoyed. Members of the G. ica, the flower of the land, fighting the greatest war o f a good old fashioned charivari. contemplating doing tin1 like; sec
I A. R. and W. B. C. marched from
Everybody was invited into the ond .that it will force the use of bak
The fife and drum corps of Gen
ers bread instead
of the home
their hall to the theatre and the old time against a well prepared find trained nation whose home and refreshments served.
eral Gibson Post can unfurl a ser
made, a discrimination favorable to
soldiers were given seats on the rulers are running amuck, drunk with a lust fo r power.
vice Hag of its own. Asa Graves,
tIn* baker; third, that a number
platform. Mayor A. C. Moore pre
grandson of Comrade C. A. Dick,
This beast must he stopped and chained so that fit no MARQUERITE CLARK IN
sided. Several musical numbers
“BAB’S MATINEE IDOL” have enough wheat tiour on hand
drummed with the corps last year,
to carry them to August while oth
were given by vocalists and the In future time will men he killed find maimed, women and
lie is now in the navy.
dependence Orchestra. No doubt children tortured and starved and populous nations des
Marguerite Clark is coming on er families have not, making it
conceded the headliner of the ser
Sunday evening, June 2, to the Isis class legislation favorable to those
vice was the singing of "There’s a troyed.* America must do her share and more to slay the Theatre in the Paramount version who had the price to buy a large
POLK COUNTY YOUNG MEN
Service Flag Flying at Our House” Hun invader and despoiler and it is possible that thous of Mary Roberts Rinehart's story quantity several months ago in
ENTER SERVICE TOMORROW
anticipation of a restriction of the
by O. A. Mary. As many put it, he
ands of our sons may yet have to give their lives to “ make "Bab’s Matinee Idol" which appeal sah1.
puts the feeling in it and there were
The following Polk county young
No wheat flotir was sold in Ore
not many dry eyes in the house. the world a decent place to live in.”
some time ago.
men have ben ordered to report to
gon this week.
Mr. Mary's voire was always popu
So it is that Memorial Day of IhlS meant much to every
Sheriff Orr tomorrow at Dallas
lar in Independence. C. W. Barrick
ally funny story of a ho::,ding
from where they will go to Camp
and Dr. H. C. Dunsmore delivered
school girl's Hrst affair do coeur, as
Lewis to enter the service:
patriotic orations of merit and in
Bali grandiloquently calls it hoi INDEPENDENCE MARRIAGE
George O. Wells, Independence;
TURNS OUT UNFORTUNATE
150,000 ACRES O. & C. LANDS
ELECTRIC LIMITED ADDED TO
self, and will appeal to girls of all
Chester Pague, McCoy; Charles A.
The Independence service flag
TO BE OFFERED THE PUBLIC
ESPEE TRAIN SERVICE ages who will recognize themselves
Stichler, Portland: EL W. George,
was loudly greeted with cheers. It
in Miss Clark's winsome screen por
Salem—Sarah Elizabeth Sumpter
Monmouth; Edward Laustrom, Sa
would not be correct to say that
trayal of Bah.
Wednesday filed her complaint in
lem; Cecil L. Smith, Dallas; Lloyd
there were a certain number of retary Vogelsang of the interior de to the Southern Pacific train ser
an action to nullify her marriage
Larkin, Salem; Isaac Reimer, Port
stars on it as new ones are being partment has approved regulations vice from Portland to Corvalis. JEFF BALDWIN EVIDENTLY
to Livingstone Sumpter. The par
land; Merle G. Griffin, Portland;
added as the call comes to other opening to entry under the home The new train makes its Hrst run
HAS MADE HIS ESCAPE ties were married in Independence
Arnel .1. Smith, Portland; Howard
Independence boys to go forth in stead laws about 150,00(1 acres of Sunday next. Going north it will
January 8, 1912. It is alleged her
A. House, Parker; R. A. Knighton,
defense of their couhtrv.
agricultural land inthe Portland arrive in Independence at t: 15 p.
Jeff Baldwin, escaped convict, has husband deserted her in November
Buena Vista; George G. Adams, Sa
laud district, Oregon. The lands m. and southbound at 5:tl p. in. evidently made his "get-away.” No 1915. She asks that the name of
lem; Paul M. Skeels, Pendleton;
arc a portion of what are coinmon- The two trains pass at Gerlinger. A dues to his possible location have Sarah Elizabeth Creson he restored
Adalbert Speer, Huntington Park, DEAN WALKER MANAGER
Califor change of time for No. 354 north been uncovered for a week.
OF U. OF O. STUDENTS ly known as the Oregon
i to her.
Cal.; Oliver Guy White, Buell; John
nia railroad grant lands. Applica- bound also goes into effect Sunday.
G. Hogg, Salem; J. W. Ediger, Port
University of Oregon, Eugene— fions will he received at Portland It will a n n o in liidopcndouci! ul
land; M. II. Douglas, Rickreall; Jay
June 22 to Julv 17.
V2u a. m. instead of 7:35 The time
Clark, Monmouth: James 11. M Dean Walker, baseball and assist
pi N 452 due at 2:1> p. tu.. Nr. 3.51
Donald, Detroit, Mid,.; Elmer Da
h ^ i|r.|l roach amt dirortm- of
Vis, Independence"; Arnold S S l ’ .UTrrt rtimm sp-nrl« m the nnlver-
These lands are situated north due at 10:32 a. in. and No. 353 due
at 0:57 p. m. will not be changed.
ler, Salem: J. E. Burkhalter, Oregon
of tin1 line between townships 13
City; E. O. Brown, Independence; Tiffany as graduate manager of the and li south, Willamette Meridian,
Fred W. Stinnett, Dallas; Frank W. |
extending from near the seaeoast ORCHARDS ARE THREATENED
of the athletic to well towards the summit of the
BY PEST AMONG TREES
Mathews, Portland; Abraham Tom, June 1, at a
Grande Rondo; El/.o 1). Vincent, council.
Cascade mountains. They are scat
This Will he Walker's second term tered in parts of Multnomah, Wash
Monmouth, Ore., May 27—Prac
Portland; W. Struckmeier, Thomas,
He first held tin; ington, Yamhill, Polk, Benton, Lin tically every prune orchard in Polk
Or.; Glen Keeney, Hoskins; Clinton 111 Il> , 1 ;l
Butin, Pimxsutawney, Pa.; C. E. I position during the college year coln, Tillamook, Colombia, Marion, county is threatened by the peach
Corey, Deer Island; David Qpiriiig, 1913-14, retiring to go into business Linn and Clackamas. The latter borer, and unless the pest is check
Bay City; Irvin J. Gruntl, Mon at,-Independence. He returned, to county has the larger area of the ed in its destructive work it is
mouth; Homer White, Monmouth; the university last fall as assist tracts to he opened to entry. In the probable that the crop will be small
and a large number of
X. Webber, Potlaud; It. M. ant to Coach Bezdek. Under his opinion of Nathaniel Campbell, reg- I ’ Lis
direction a system of intra-mural ister of the United States land office j H’ees will die, as the borer is gird-
Happach, St Helens, Cal.
Believing possibly that a few I atletics has been developed oil the in Portland, many of the tracts con- j Lng ,b ‘‘ Dees. An effective remedy
men may be rejected because of campus embracing on tlie various tain the best areas of vacant ngri- I seems to be whitewash solution and
piivsiCHi''disability ‘the 'board has i t0,’.n,s I^aCiraHy every man in the cultural land in the entire country. |
, be Luge orchardists in the vi-
listed the following men to be used '""vers.ty He will continue as .li Besides having stands of timber, cinity of Monmouth are using the
1 lie prevelunce of so
as alternates: H. V. Robertson, I ,e c to r of ,h,s b,ia,,, h
work of the mos t of the tracts contain springs ; new cure.
niany borers is believed to he due
Sheridan; Richard It. Brown, In.... department of physical framing.
or running streams of water.
pemlence; George J. Gordon, Falls
hollowing Ins election, Walker an
Anyone, qualified to make home to thè dry senso» last fall.
City; John Koirlis, Dallas; Joe (iu-
tI,at he would at once open stead entry under the laws of the
mien, Block Rock; Walter E. Baker, ¡-'«otnft.ons with the other col United States may make applica
BANKERS OPPOSE LOANS
Hoskins; and Burt R. Oliver, Napa, leges of the Pacific (.oast Confer- tion for not exceeding 160 . acres in
tracts range from units of 40, 80,
land or Eugene within the next few
and 120 acres. Each applicant must
Salem, Or.—Among the resolu
weeks to take up the question of deposit at time of making applica
tions passed by members of Group
B y Mary Roberts Rhinehart
PROF. D. W . WIGHT HEADS
tion 50 cents an acre and the usual 2 of tlie Oregon State Bankers’ As
rule for the duration of the war.
land office fees, and at the time of sociation, who met in convention
making final proof must pay the her* last Friday was one discour
One o f the famous Saturday Evening Post
Professor Daniel W. Wight of BIG PRICE SURE FOR
remainder of the price of $2.50 an
“ Sub-Deb” stories
aging loan« to persons for the pur
Tigard has been elected principal
WILLAMETTE VALLEY WOOL acre. Three years’ residence upon
pose of buying automobiles except
of the Independence schools. This
the land will be required, comput iu cases where it can he sho vn the
Do you remember “ D ab’s D iary” and “ B ab’s
year it was Wright, next year it will j On the price established by tlu* ing not less than seven months a j
antureol ile <s in.ended for ct'i ty
government for fleece wool farmers year.
Burglar” ? I f you saw them you wouldn’t
purposes. In another resolution the
••'uccessors to X’ i.-.vs Holt" Higdon - in the Willamette valley are assured
Applications will be reel veil at
urging to see this last picture o f the group.
bankers went on record as holding
and Wi'liams lave not yet been of from 47 to Hi cents a pound, ac- Portland at 302 Worcester building, |
I f you missed the other two, make up for it now.
it unpatriotic at the present time to
cording to grade.
heginnin gat 9 a. m. June 22 and j
retain large quantities of gold in the
Meet “ B ab” and her little group o f “ serious
continuing until July 17, at 4:30 p.
thinkers.” Get in on the ins tmd outs of her
in. Applicants must make affida
vits that, they have seen tlie land
“ plighted troth.”
they wish to file upon. All applica FAIR FRUIT CROP LOOKED
tions made within this period will
FOR IN WILLAMETTE VALLEY
have been deemed to have been
made at 1 he same time and a draw
Eugene, Or. That the fruit crop
ing will thereupon take place. of the Willamette valley this year is j
Those whf> may not have won a i fair, is the statement of Professor j
selection will be entitled to make | A. P. Brown of the horticultural rlc-
another application immediately partment of the O. A. C, who was
SPECIA L - "Polka Dot Dance99
after the drawing.
in Eugene yesterday on a tour of i
Descriptive pliamphlets contain the valley. Apples will be below i
ing full instructions will be issued normal, he says; cherries are s|x>t-
1 by the local land office in about ted, that is they are very light in
1 10 days hence.
some places and heavy in others,
while prunes will be a heavy crop.
He says the peach crop will he very
FORMER PEDEE RESIDENT
Don’t Miss This Winner
INDEPENDENCE OPERA HOUSE
Eleven Free Prizes
Holder of Ticket Number fifi at Danoe last Saturday
night call at W TLLAM S DRU G COM PAN Y and
Unless claimed b
next Saturday evening the
prist v. id he eiv h
the h’ ci v person present that
in t h e t u t u .
s o li p r e s e n t h o l d i n g -l i e
w id b e
v d e d to t h e p e r
.her dallée ticket.
DROWNED AT CUSHMAN
George Yost, aged 27, a former
resident of Pedee, was drowned at
Cushman the first of last week < V
sister. Mrs. Lev. Burbank, live, i»
Polk count) and the unfortunate
young man was xisiting at her home
a few dav*.Indore his death.
Tell The Post.
OWNERS OF W HEAT MUST
REPORT THE AMOUNT
„ „ fu|„d.
same to the county fond adminis
trator before June 15. This is for
the pur|H)se of ascertaining the
il imitier of bushels on hand In the
I United States at the present time.