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THE PASSING OF A COMRADE
Owing to a scarcity of drug clerks,
Has Been Consolidated With the
Williams' Drug Co.
An Act o f Conservation
4 In Keeping With the Times
M a n y p e o p le t h in k t h a t sh o e s m u s t b e
tight and pinch the foot in order to look neat
and dressy. But comfort need not give w ay
i All accounts against Hewitt’s Pharmacy and all bills
jj due the same are payable to the Williams Drug Co.
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Post phone Main 622.
W hen you w an t to cook w ithout
heating up your wood range, let Cra
ven <fc Huff send you one of those
Clark-Jevvell oil stoves.
P iano pupils of Miss Irene Eddy at
BILL HART IS COMING.
S heridan and W illam ina gave a re
cital a t Sheridan last Friday night
Alta Floyd has a real bad cough. w ith great credit to themselves.
When a soldier goes to
mark his last resting place
m other’s heart. Only a few
name rudely carved thereon,
th a t other “Over T here” his fighting comrades
with a manly tenderness th a t would touch the
stones to outline the spot, a rude cross with his
and his hat, but they express a tender care th a t
D re ss sh o e s t h a t w e f it t o y o u r fe e t
CLEVER TEUTON WOMAN
U. $. NAVY IS BIG
STEALS BIG FORTUNE
HELP TO BRITAIN
can be just as comfortable as shoes you buy for
service. And w e do not sacrifice either style
or neatness in fitting you.
Duped Officials and
Out of Milllone
O u r p u m p s, d a n c in g slip p e rs a n d all
Naval Expert Gives High Praise
Americans for Their Co
Cleric's W ife
Buy your auto hat at Kreamer’s.
F arm ers are talk in g very dis-
couragingly of crop prospects. Be
Newspapers received a t Amsterdam
American naval aid has been of the
The Independence schools closed tween the dry spell and the aphids,
from Breslau, Germany, tell of a wom
vegitation has had a crim p put in it. Archibald Hurd, the naval expert, an, whose criminal career created a
George Heck is riding around in a
The latest and most up to date
caps at Kreamer's.
Mrs. J. S. Moore is visiting her
Bister in Vancouver.
Mrs. J. Dornsife is nursing Mrs.
Flickinger at Suver.
Mrs. O. A. K ream er w ent to Port
land W ednesday m orning with Mr.
and Mrs. Douty, who have been
visiting here. They will m otor over
the scenic highways.
Mrs. M aude Ireland is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Cooper.
Mr. Ireland is a m em ber of the m ili
tary police force and will he statio n
ed a t Medford.
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William S. Hart comes to the Isis
Percy Dickinson is tak in g his a n
on Sunday, June 16.
nual vacation of two weeks allowed
rural m ail carriers by Uncle Sam
Frank Hilke was here from Port and P. 11. D rexler is m aking tin
land the first of the week.
route in his place.
Mrs. Mabel Quick is here from San
Dr. R. E. Duganne, Dentist, Inde Francisco visiting her parents, Mi
pendence Nntional Bank Building. and Mrs. I. It. Collins. Mrs. Quick's
husband is engineer on tlie largi
The latest and most up to date freight steam er, Mt. Shasta, which is
cloth.auto hats and caps at Kream iKiund for New York.
M onmouth H erald: Byron W hitt
Mrs. E, C. Davis of Rosehurg is who recently started in to learn the
visiting her niece, Mrs. W. B. Har b u tter business in the M onmouth
cream ery, accepted a job as tester
with the Independence cream ery at
A circus at Salem yesterday drew an advanced salary this week.
u good sized crowd from Independ
Fritz, W illiam S. H art's famous
Pinto pony, is a proud horse these
Mis. W. II.Cockle attended the days, for lie figures alm ost as prom i
funeral of a nephew at Ruch this nently as his m aster in the "The
N arrow T rail,” w hich will be seen at
George A. Wells last week sold
thirty head of fat hogs and some
Miss Aileeii Dunn of Toledo is vis
iting her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Dick.
Mrs. M. B. Jaques of Hooper,
Wash., is at the home of mother,
Mrs. Clara Taylor.
MiIdled Dawes has returned from
Salem where she has been attepding
the Sacred Heart Academy.
Mr. and Mrs. Clark Hembree and
Boss Nelson returned Tuesday from
their auto ride in California.
George Alsaari, the tailor, is sick
this week and was obliged to close
to close his shop until he got better.
Mrs. Harry McAmey and duugh
ter from Spokane have been visit
ing at the O. A. Krenmer home this
Mr. J. W. Osborne, a prominent
farmer living south of town, pur
chaser! a farm wagon from Craven
Mr. Ed Steel, a prominent farmer
from near Suver, purchased a P. &
O. riding cultivator from Craven A
Huff this week.
Miss Bessie Stillwell was awarded
the *.r. offered by H. Hirschberg to
the high school student selling the
most Thrift stamps.
Mrs. I). B. Taylor from Monrovia,
Cal., who is visiting in the East, is |
expected here soon to visit her niece, |
Mrs. W. F.. Craven.
Mr. and Mrs. John Dickinson, Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Virgcn, and Don and
Harvey Dickinson motored to Sul-
•j>ht»r Springs Sunday.
the ISIS S unday night.
Notice of Certain Street Improve
ment Bonds W ill Be Taken Up.
Notlfce is hereby given th a t there
a re sufficient funds in the street
paving fund of the City of Independ
ence, Oregon, to take up for p ay
m ent and cancellation Bonds No
8,1), 10 and 11 hearing date July 1st,
T h at on July 1st, 1918, each of
said bonds will be tak en up and
cancelled and paid in full, principal
an d in terest to said date and there
a fter said bonds w ill cease to bear
D ated an d first published May 31,
W. S. KURRE,
CASH OR TRADE
Right Fitting Is
w riting In the Dally Telegraph on sensation throughout the empire, be
the new situation In the North sea re ing sentenced to six years’ Imprison
sulting from the Zeebrugge and Os- ment for filching millions from th e
The court In sentencing
tend raids, the extension of British credulous.
mine fields and the generally Increas the woman said her punishm ent would
ing naval pressure against Germany. have been made more severe If It had
“When the w ar Is over,” he says, not been for the fact th a t her dupes
“the nation will form some conception were also crim inals, expecting to profit
of th e extent of the debt which we by violations of the law.
The woman now serving her tim e
owe the American navy for the man
ner In which It has co-operated, not is the wife of an humble clerk em
only In connection with the convoy ployed In a municipal departm ent. His
system, but In fighting the subm a name Is Gohla. The women Is forty-
eight years old, but still handsome
“If the naval position la lmprov- and of striking figure. She was for
Ing today, as It Is, It Is due to th e years a regular first nlghter.
fuct th a t th e B ritish and American would appear bedecked with diamonds
fleets are w orking In closest accord, worth a million marks.
supported by an Immense body of daughter w as m arried recently she
skilled w orkers on both sides of the paid 100,000 m arks for her trousseau
Atlantic, who are turning o ut de
stroyers and other cra ft for dealing branched out as a contractor. At least
with th e subm arines, as well as mines she claimed she had w ar contracts ob
tained for her by Influential friends.
“The Germ ans can have a b attle On the strength of these w ar contracts
whenever they w ant It. The strength she borrowed money by the millions.
of the grand fleet has been well main H er “business” grew In leaps and
tained. Some of the finest battleships ! bounds. She finally w ent to Berlin,
of the U nited States navy are now as where she found admission Into the
sociated with us. They are not only highest circles. H ere the number of
splendid fighting ships, but they are her dupes Increased rapidly.
At last some of her creditors be
well officered and mnnned.
“If Admiral B eatty were asked his came suspicious and notified the po
opinion there Is no doubt of w hat he lice. H er home was raided and a lot
would say of the value of the aid which of Incriminating evidence was found.
the United States hus given in this re It was proved th a t the woman i had
spect. T he conditions under which the not only taken money from dupes, but
Germans would engage us, therefore, also had bribed a number of officials
are less favorable than two years ago.” to aw ard contracts to her which en
abled her to find more dupes.
Mrs. Gohla was found guilty of
ATE TOO MUCH WHEAT
fraud in 11 cases, of bribing officials
In five cases, and also of violation of
8« a Pigeon Fancier Sold the Whole the lottery law.
» ewer Lfi*
Night Work on Farm«.
W artim e farm ing method* u*ed in
England to bolster up fin'd production
are to be employed in Lake County.
Ind., anil the stiffness of the Kankakee
valley will noon be broken by the noise
of tractor* and the glare of headlight*.
John A. Brown, a Gary and Crown
Point banker, today announced he
would employ day and night force*
on hi* AOOO-acre ranch below Lowell.
Fully one-half of thl* will he reserved
for corn, w ith rye
"h e a t
The ranch also hou»- * C00 bead of cat
Conkey & Walker
Is fully equipped to do your printing at the very lowest
prices consistent with good work. We have the very
latest type faces and other materials. Call and look our
samples over. We are sure you will be delighted with
them. If you are in need of—
GUARDS CHRISTS BIRTHPLACE Or any other printing give us a trial ed d you will not
British Soldier Writes of His Service regret it. We can rave you money.
Because of the war, E. D. Zellner of
Junction City, Kan., Is giving up one
of the m ost unique and profitable busl-
nessea In the city.
Mr. Zellner for
years has owned one of the biggest
pigeon farm s in th e state, raising
From Bethlehem a youthful B rit
squabs fo r the Chicago and New York
m arkets, w here they commanded $1 ish soldier w rites to a friend In Lon
However, the pigeons would don :
“I am on guard at present, and It Is
thrive on nothing but wheat, and Mr.
a great honor, I can tell you. th a t I am
Zellner’s grain bill ran from $30 to $150 :
guarding the birthplace and mangef of
per month. R ather than feed wheat
our Lord. It Is a wonderful place, and
to pigeons, when It Is needed so badly , I never thought when I used to read
for the allies. Mr. Zellner Is closing ' about It th a t one day I should stand
out his business and has shipped one and guard It.
lot of 1.000 homers to Boston by ex
“The birthplace Is m arked by a 14
press. T he cost of transportation was pointed silver star, presented by the
3 cents per pigeon.
French government. The stable Is
hung w ith lam ps from all different
countriee. and they look b ea u tifu l; and.
FARM BOY A GIRL
I I might add, they are always alight.
Looked Strong and Wae Hired to T he manger Itself is cut In natural
rock, hut m arble has been put in to
L ast sum m er a Garden City, Kan., keep It In a good sta te of preserva
fan n e r met Linn Overbrook, a strong tion.”
looking elghteen-year-old lad. who
w anted a Job threshing. ^ ADer
A fter that j NEW WAY FOR WANDERERS
by th e farm er and his wife that they
offered him an all-winter Job at $10
a week. H e accepted.
All w ent well until a few days ago,
when Sheriff Off Brown came to the
farm and told L in n :
“I know all
about yon.” I.tnn confessed. "She" had
rnn<awny from home. Mahel was ta
ken to town and held until some one
came for her.
Then she was taken
back to her Nebraska home.
sorts o f dress shoes offer you a wide field for
choice. Our styles and prices will please you,
County, Lacking a Poor Farm, Interna
Clackamas county. Ore., has no poor
farm . Time* heretofore It ha* got rid
of Itinerant dependents who wandered
Into the county by varions mean*, hut
th e w ar has opened a new scheme to
Its frugal officials.
A demented man, found wandering
n ear here, carrying a hook In which he
waa jotting down plans of a Chautau
qua park, has been haled Into court
as a possible German spy, and as he
adm its being a German he has been
turned over to the federal anthorittes
fo r Internm ent till the end of the war.
Prehistoric Animal Found.
The bones of a m onster prehistoric
animal are being unearthed In the ex
cavation for a building In th e down
town district of Denver. The teeth,
found almost Intact, are 18 inches long.
A fpn'nr hone and p arts of the skull
th a t have becu uncovered show that
th e an.mnl w as s rw ra l time* na big a*
the iargo«t rlcpt'out.
HE Turks are not noted
particularly for cleanliness,
and their bakery products
would not be considered ap
petizing in this country. In this, as in many
other things, we are different.
Our Bakeiy Products
are prepared in a clean, modem, sanitary bakery—
a fact that is known to every resident of this com
munity An ever-increasing demand is an indispu
table evidence that we prdouce “good things to eat**
Quality and dcanltneu art the twin mottoee
o f thit bakery if all time*.
C. A. Lochridge