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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.
71111 g r e a t e c l i p c e o n j u n e t
Not Until 2017 Will T h e n Be
Another Opportunity to Observe
a Similar Manifestation of As
Published Twice a Week at Independence, Polk Count?, Oregon, on
Tuesday and Friday
U o v i f l W ” Tern m ilt,
« • rr tm hike th m cmmm
mmi th e cwm im tm o f m tittm
See That He Never Lacks
a poach of
Real GRAVELY Chewing Ping
Your fighting man will go to almoet any
Kt William a . f.uby, prttfeasor of
lengths to get good tobacco. Many a man
Entered as second-class matter March 20, 1918, ut the post office at In astronomy, Polytechnic Institute.)
has paid $ 5 for less good tobacco than you
dependence, Oregon, under the Act of March II, 1(1711.
On Saturday, June 8, the moon
send him in a pouch of Real Gravely.
will begin |o puss between tbe .sun
Plug. Only costs you 10 cents.
Subscription Rates: $1.50 a Year Strictly in Advance; Six Months anil tbe earth. Tbe moon s .shadow
G iv e a n y m an a ch ew o f R e a l G ra v e ly P lu g , am i ho will
$1.00; Three months 50 cents. All subscriptions stopped at expiration.
will touch the earth til's! at a point
te ll you th a t 's th e kind to sen d . S e n d th e b e s t !
in the Pacific Ocean, south of Japan.
O rd in a ry plug is fa ls e eco n o m y . It coat le ss p er
w e e k to ch e w Read G ra v e ly , b e ca u se a sm all ch ew or it
Ii will travel northeast ward iqitil it
la s ts a lon g w hile.
CLYDE T. ECKER, Editor.
; is about five hundred miles south of
If y ou sm ok e a p ipe, slice G ra v e ly w ith y ou r k n ife
■ Alaska, then its course will lie south
and add a little t o you r sm oking to b a cco . It w ill give
fla v o r —im p rove y ou r sm oko.
eastward. The moving shadow will
On tlif West Front, the bovjp arc hitting the Huns where | have traversed about, i*o-thirds of
S E N D Y O L K F R I E N D IN T H E U . S . S E R V I C E
A PO U CH OI G R A V E L Y
its path when it reaches the mouth I
D ealer« all a ro u n d h e r e c a r r y it in 1 0 c . p o u c h e s . A 3 c . i t a a p
of the Columbia River. About two
will ptot it in to h is h a n d s in a n y T r a in in g C a m p o r S u s p o r l o f th o
U . S . A . E v e n “ o T o r t h e r e ” a S c s t a m p w ill t a k e it to h im . Y o u r
hundred miles off the Florida coast,
d e a le r will supply e n v e lo p e a n d g iv e >
o f f ic ia l d ir e c tio n .! how us
, Tlic.y arc the d a y s in Oregon when there are no other!' | the eclipse will end ¡it sunset.
a d d r e s s it.
I . The Twentieth Century lim ited
like them anvwhere.
P . B . G R A V E L Y T O B A C C O C O ., D a n v i l l e , V a .
may, under favorable ooMditiouS,
The Patent Poach k eep * it F n s h an d Clean an d G'xeJ
rearli a speed of sixty six miles an
—U it not R ia l Gravely ivithoie! th ij /VjL'cC'j/t Seat
The military experts of the Allies are getting hriuch hour. The eclipse shadow reaches
E (ta b U « h *d 1 0 3 1
that rate a minute. Even in ttiis
valuable advice from tin* graduates.
; .scientific age, tin* approach of the
shadow seen from a high point, iu-
It having been definitely decided that saner kraut is 1 spires
awe. And hack in the dim vmice of the observed place* This 19W by Governor Withyrombe con
Referring to the honor system,
] tuteli and not Merman, will somebody please pass the beginnings of Babylonian and fact has puzzled astronomers for demned Hie institution and recom Warden Murphy said it had proved
Egyptian astronomy when learned many years. Its motion does not mended the construction of a new a success Half of the population is
men first discovered how to predict appear to I n * governed precisely py prison.
A measure wn.- initiated now employed daily outside the
the coming of eclipses, it is easy to tin* law of gravitation. le t, the making an appropriation for a new prison without armed guards, he
Hen Oleott lost no prestige or influence by his defeat imagine I tie pqwer over peasant and ] seeming error could he explained in prison, .lull il was defeated because said.
for the governorship. His day is not gone, he still has it potentate of those who could invoke accordance with Newton's law if the people did not understand Hie
the terrifying darkness, seemingly other planets existed between Mer intolerable conditions existing at
Poor Little June Bride
cury and the Sun. The time of a tbe present prison. Habitual crimi
The eclipse is total only in a nar-1 total eclipse is especially ‘favorable nals and degenerates under present
(Kansas City Star.)
Maybe Uncle Sam et al won’t be able to get the boys row strip, hut it will be partial over j to the search for such planets, if conditions mingle and associate The 1918 June bride who is inex
they fxist. t p to (lute none tins with first offenders with the result perienced in cooking will face con
out of the trenches by Christmas, bill th ey’re doing their the whole i'nited States. Even in been
Augusta, Maine, 58 per cent of tlie '
that unless a first offender is a man ditions entirely new to June brides.
sun's disk will he covered by the I It is only at the time when the of strong character, he either leaves
It is almost certain that it will he
moon covers Hie Sim that, what is the institution schooled in crime or iifi to her to learn to cook. But she
.Not for ninety nine years—in 201? j called tin corona, is visible. The co a victim of degeneracy.
can’t consult mother and grand
The newspapers give what they have to sell to the
w ill a similar opportunity come to rona is an envelope of pearly light,
first offenders come mother’s cook hooks for recipes that
government for nothing. NTo other vendor in the land the I'nited States. American as surrounding the Sun and extending to “Repeatedly
me and ask for protection from will help her in the difficulties most
tronomers have been looking for out a great distance beyond the dark other prisoners, and 1 am unable to girls experience in their first days
does the sjime.
ward to 11I1S for years, intending to disk * of the moon, with streamers i give them protection, because of th< of housekeeping, for these cherished
take full advantage i>f the oppor reaching at times a length of three- lack of segregation quarters. Had books are full of recipes for delicious
Oregon first in many things is hist in one thing, Xo tunity
that means much to science fourths of a ¡pillion miles. No the people the slightest idea of the dishes that gab for unlimited quan
other state in the Union lias a penitentiary like it. Hack For whatever validity our claims to means of observing (tie corona, ex prevalency ot degeneracy at the tities of w hite flour, real butter, sug
precedence may he in other lines cept at the times of an eclipse, has state prison they would not have ar without stint, to say nothing of
in I8o0 they had ’em.
in astronomy we ¡ire now, and have yet been devised It is known that hesitated to grant relief by the pass steaks, chops, poultry and e g g s .
been for some time, indisputably in the character of tin* streamers is age of the law establishing a mod
Why, grandmother was saying
Judging from the biscuits now baked with substitutes first place.
intimately connected with sunspot ern prison. Most of the first offend only the other day that ¡it the June
But the terrible tragedy of Europe phenomena, but the nature of tht* ers sentenced to the penitentiary wedding of the June bride’s mother
by experienced hands, we extend condolences in advance
interferes. How? Of vvliat use is connection is not yet clear.
Years in my judgment, could he reformed the salad served at the reception
to all the June bridegrooms.
an astronomer in tin1 brutal busi of sunspot maxima and minima— and converted into good citizens, but that followed was made of the white
ness of war? The answer is simple. that is years when many or when this is impossible without segrega meat from half a dozen turkeys and
Mr. Simpson’s candidacy has proved something. W e ’ll An astronomer is usually a mathe tew sunspot appear—occur at aliotR tion quarters.
there were sixty egg whites in the
have the obsolete Mr. Hawley in congress for two more matician. Nearly always he is well eleven years intervals, though no "What is needed is a new peni bride’s cakes, to say nothing of those
enough trained to know thoroughly reason is known for this regularity. tentiary. Funds for a new institu used in the fruit cake iu which wire
years and then we’ll have Mr. Simpson.
the mathematics on which naviga Photographs of the corona, taken in tion would not ho available, how dozens of pounds of nuts, raisins
tion is based More than that, the a year of sunspot maxima, have ever, under the six per cent tax lim and candied fruit.
It is apt to say that Linn county people were “ thunder science of navigation owes a tremen very different characteristics from itation amendment. The only But maybe the June bride will
dous debt to astronomy, the latter those taken in a year of sunspot
stru ck ” to have a lightning and thunder cloud invade science must1 determine several minima. We have excellent photo course left open is to ask the legis find it easier to use the food substi
lature for funds to remodel the tutes recommended by the govern
years in advance the daily positions graphs of the corona taken iu 1900 present prison and this [ intend to ment than does her mother, for she
their domain and rip and tear so promiscuously.
—the celestial latitude and longi and other years, near a sunspot min do.
can start in from the first and learn
tude—of the sun and the principal imum. This eclipse offers the oppor
“The commission that made a to cook easily with substitutes. She
The Associated Press lias .apologized to Senator La stiirs
for both hemispheres. These tunity of obtaining photographs of
of the prison denominated will find soy bean and potato flour
Follette for misquoting him in his famous St. Paul facts are necessary to determine tin the corona near a year of sunspot survey
the cell sink and soil pot system a will hold no more terrors for her
speech—the speech that caused sundry citizens of the position of a ship in any of the vari maxima. Science hopes by compari disgrace to the state and recom than any other ingredient would to
oils seas of the world. Hence, navi son of the two types of photographs, mended that there he substituted for ail untried cook. And if the cake is
country to “ resolve” him out of the senate.
gators for the tremendous fleet to throw light on the nature of the it modern and sanitary plumbing sad and the biscuits heavy, it is only
which the United States is now corona and on that of sunspots.
facilities and Hie legislature should what any bride might serve a bride
Painless Parker is advertising for an idea. Painless building must he provided and The other reason for Hie scientific also come to the rescue of the insti groom in any year when wheat sub
schools for the instruction in importance of this eclipse lies in tution in this respect.
stitutes were unknown.
had ;m idea several years ago and it lias put him where many
navigation of officers for the emer theories ouf on the frontiers of sci-
And probably in the honeymoon
he doesn’t have to eat the substitutes if he is unpatriotic gency fleet have been organized. enre. Whiff is the ultimate nature “The administration building was days the restriction on sugar will
erected in 1871. and there have been
Providing for this training is part of matter? Everyone knows what
enough to feed them to the chickens, pig or cow.
no changes or improvements to pass unnoticed. The 11)18 bride will
weight is. Mass is a technical term
of the work of the shipping hoard.
, speak of since. To escape from the accumulate such a collection of
Then tin* mathematical problems less well understood, but we may prison is easy, and it is surprising recipes as no bride before ever had.
' To use a pretty much worn phrase, the governorship
in artillery work are by no means lliink of il as closely related to that there lire so few escapes. The Then* w ill he soy bean biscuits, lima
race this fall is going to be “ some boss race.” W alter ill solved. One American astritno- weight and proportional to it Now, cell bars are of iron, easily bent, and bean roll, peanut loaf, rice flour
who is usually able in mat lie- one of the most startling conclusions yield easily to a hack saw. The angel food, oatmeal inurtlnsi and
Fierce is able, clean, one hundred per cent progressive, a inrr
ninth's lias been for some time at of the Twentieth Century is that an walls are of brick, and \vith a cast* corn flour pancakes, with the cor
good campaigner and speaker. Its a fifty-fifty chance flic school at Fort Sill working on electric charge, placed upon a body, knife a prisoner can cut his way rect number of calories in each.
the problems of long range shooting. increases its mass and consequently thru the wall to liberty in an hour. I here will he rice a la king:eggle.ss,
that he will beat the “ boss” doctor.
So all over the country these astron both its mass and its weight. This What is needed is reinforced steel butterless and inilkless cake.
I he June bride's hope chest may
omers are continuing their work for suggests Hie possibility that in its
II' ('. S. Jackson of thè Portland Journal and eom- the government and leaving to the ultimate elements, matter is of an concrete cells, and until they are contain linen, hut unless it is id-
provided escapes will continue to
inander in chief of thè war stamp army in Oregon owns i few the observation of the coining lectriral nature. If this becomes an he frequent. Provision for such a read,\ tilled, tin* breakfast cloth and
eclipse. For these reasons Harvard, stnhlislicd fact, a consequence of it
sometimes the cloth for dinner will
The Polk County Post, tin ienton County Uourier, thè C.oliunhia, Princeton, the University would he that Newton's law of gra\ cell system should he made by the very likely lie of mercerized cotton
or Japanese crepe.
( 'laekamas County Banner am two or t li ree otlier twice- lif Illinois and many other schools itation would require a slight ?nndi-
A medical department was also
And there will he fewer Oriental
a-week newspapers in tin tfite as it is repcntcdly rumor-
lativity asserts that the force of recommended by the commission rugs given her ¡is presents, for none
ed, we are going to buy ¡in extra big bunch of the stamps
that made the investigation of the
are received at the big shops. And
gaged in war work could obtain gravitation between two bodies de
penitentiary, and until one is estab
and charge them to “ office expense.”
if she is ¡i sensible little hride she
leaves of absence for a few days to
lished criminals cannot lie treated
will not feel badly if her wedding
observe the eclipse. But to take full are at rest or in motion. Newtons
intelligently. Most of the state pris
j ring is ¡i simple gold hand, for plati
advantage of the short time of total sit At ement of the law of gravitation
ons today are provided with medical
num is very scarce ¡mil very expen
ity means the Irnnsportiilinn and asserts that whether two bodies are
departments, and prisoners before
sive and the cost of a ring made of
assemblage of telescopic, spectro- at rest or in motion in no way af
being incarcerated in the prison
it would buy any amount of thrift
j scopic, photographic anil photomet fects the force of gravitation lie
proper are confined upon their ar stamps.
ric equipment to a good location, tween them. Among other things
rival for a week or two in the re
i It means a corps of trained assist- the eclipse will |M>ssi|»|y furnish an
hospital. The medical de
I ants and careful rehearsals to use opportunity of testing whether the
partment should have a resident
SWOPE & SWOPE
, properjy the precious seconds. And
physician and a properly equipped
| a careful survey of meteorological tation must Iu* modified ¡is indicated
| conditions of a place is always made 1 by Einstein.
lory. If possible the next legislature
before a site is selected. Even then
I. 0. 0. F. Building
should supply Hie institution with
1 a clonJtv da> may ruin months, or Oregon Prison is a School ol Vice.
such a department."
even years, of preparation. Never-
i theless, many eclipse expeditions
j have been planned.
Some of the
Pronouncing the Oregon peniten
> more illi|Kirtailt of these and their tiary a school for criminals and de
In many recipe« the number of eggs may be reduced
generates instead of a reformatory,
with excellent results by using an additional quantity
: tor)', tioMondale, M ash.; the Mount Charles Murphy, warden for the In
of Royal Baking Powder, about a teaspoon, for each egg
I Wilson and the Yerkes, (oven River, stitution, said today that he would
omitted. The following recipe is a practical example:
Myo.; the Smithsonian, Lakin, Ivan., ask the next legislature for funds for
and that of the UnitiTl S ta te s Naval the establishment of segregation
G iocolate Sponge Roll
A Successful Business Career of
i Observatory at Baker, Oregon. •'ll** j quarter» for confirmed criminals
tabU «poons m alt ad • h o r ta o lo f
M tu p « flo u r
Twenty-Five Y ears
te * e p o o n g a it
i cup hot w a ta r
and prisoners addicted to vice. He
teasp o o n v a nilla
fi • u p « u fa r
further declared he would ask for a
• te a sp o o n s R o y al B ak in a
P ow der
t aq u araa m alt ad ch o co lata
Science today has three problems modern cell system, giving ns a rea
J which may I n * studied to advantage son that it is impossible to prevent
IN T E R E S T P A ID ON TIM E
j during a total eclipse. These arc escapes under present conditions,
D IR E C T IO N S —Sift flour, baking powder and an It together three
timaa. B oat whole egg*. Add »lowly sugar, than boiling watar
Practically every penitentiary .in
(in* search for the planet or planets
D E P O S IT S
slow ly; add naxt vanilla, m altad chocolata and m altad shortening,
i between Mercury and the Sun, Jin* the United States now has segrega
Sift in dry i n f radiants, and fold in a s lightly aa
study of the corona and the making tion quarters, and until such quar
possible. Pour Into largo baking pan lined w ith oilad papar, and
Officers and D irectors
of observations which later may ters ate provided for the Oregon
baka in alow ovan tw enty m inutes. W h a n d ons, tu rn ou t on a
dam p, hot cloth, spraad w ith w hits Icing and roll.
prove the truth or falsity of the Ein penitentiary it will remain a breed
H. Hirschberg, Pres.
D. W. Sears, V. P.
ing place for crime and degeneracy,
stein doctrine of relativity.
Boakta. at raetpaa which acanoml.a la a n * and othar
«ipaaciva la«r*dlaat* m U h l rraa.
Mercury is the nearest planet to said Warden Murphy. “After a
W. H. Walker
I. A. Allen
0. D. Butler
A l .1 r .t c R O T A L B A K IN G P O W D E R C O
IJ* W i lli a m S t.. N a w Y ork
the Sun. Its computed place in thq thorough investigation of the peni
heavens is always slightly in ad- tentiary a commission appointed in
Fewer Eggs are
The In depen den ce N a tio n a l B an k