Image provided by: Independence Public Library; Independence, OR
About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View This Issue
Music in the Home
£ P l '» a . 'J f l l l BxBLB.i B I B I B;l B I B I B I B I B I B.I B l B. B i B l f H B lB I B I . B I B . il
MI m Edna Coraell, domestic science
teacher, and Juanita Parker, teacher of
Spanish In the Grants Pass schools
during the past year, have been in
stalled at a lookout at the Sanger
Point lookout station near Taktlma,
and will spend the next month In the
A W O N D E R F U L D I S P L A Y O F P IA N O S
wilds of Josephine county, in the for
IN S T A L L E D FO R Y O U R A P R O V A L A T
estry department service.
Special reports for the state tax com
A N D P IA N O P L A Y E R S H A V E JU ST B E E N
mission, upon which w ill be based the
amount of extra tax levy to be asked
Silverton will have a new municipal of the people at the election in Novem
ber, are beginning to arrive at the
Hop picking in the vicinity of Eu offices of the commission. In a num
ber of cases no increases are estimated,
gene will begin about August 15.
P E R F E C T T O N E IN S T R U M E N T S
Felix Dodele, resident o f Oregon for while some of the activities are seek
almost half a century, died at his ing substantial additions.
W e Can Satisfy Your Taste in Choice of a
That the annual dipping of sheep In
home tn Albany, aged 70 years.
Caoinet and Price. Visit Our Store and R e
The assessed valuation for the city Oregon, which is ordered by law, un
ceive a Demonstration of These Splendid New
of Portland has decreased from $285,- less suspended by the state livestock
Pianos. Service Awaits You.
128,755 in 1917 to $284.808,805 In 1918. sanitary board, probably will be held
The Compton sawmill, near Grizzly in 1919 for the first time since 1907,
mountain, eight miles from Prineville, was the opinion of the members of
was burned Sunday.
About 200,000 the board, who convened at Klamath
Falls In a regular session. Prevalence
feet of lumber was destroyed.
The run of salmon at the mouth of of ticks on the sheep is believed to
9 the Columbia continues light and the necessitate this action.
Latest W a r Songs Also
F ive fatal accidents and 577 non-
pack thus far is approximately 30 per
fatal ones were reported to the state
cent short o f that of a year ago.
I P E R F E C T S E R V IC E
PURE DRUGS »
Coos Bay will entertain the Oregon industrial accident commission during
association in a fittin g man the past week. The victims of the
1:1 B' I I
III B l B I b : i aim
I I B l B.l B I B l B I B I B I BTB I B^
fatal accidents were: W illiam Thomas
ner when it convenes there from Au
gust 9 to 11 for a three days' session. Beagle, Medford, fireman; M. Naka-
yama, Dee, lumbering; Dick Baker,
C IT Y A N D C O U N T R Y
A reduction of $11,310 in the warrant
P O L K C O U N T Y POST
indebtedness of the city of Albany has North Portland, shipbuilding; J. F.
Twice A W eek
been effected since April 1," according Smith, Seaside, lumbering; C. B. And
Billie Burke at. the ISIS Sunday
erson, Portland, shipbuilding.
to reports submitted by city officials.
Portland and the Columbia river dis
The Astoria Marine Iron Works has
— s —
Additional short news items on N ew s Item s o f public interest are established an innovation. Women are trict will have delivered a fleet of 45
to be employed there in the future as completed wooden steamers, worth
g la d ly received and much appreci well as men. F ifty jobs are ready for $30,000,090, to the government by the
end of 1918 and w ill have 105 addition
Piano and Furniture for sale. ated. B rin g them, send them, phone the first that apply.
The Southern Pacific company has al wooden hulls, worth $50,000,000,
them or m ail them . W e thank you.
been Instructed by R. H. Aishton, re launched and undergoing equipment.
gional director of railroads, to proceed The $80,000,000 expenditure will have
I)r. R. E. Duganne, Dentist, Inde France.
with the construction of an overhead added an ocean tonnage of 540,000 to
pendence National Bank Building
the capacity of the offshore carriers
crossing at Divide, in Lane county.
' After an extended visit with her
o f the United States.
Miss Gladys Irvine writes from mother, Mrs. Stillwell, and her sis
Construction work has started on the
Astoria that she is delighted with ter, Mrs. F. E. Dickson,Mrs. Robert from the British army on account of
wounds sustained in the battle on the Ochoco canyon road under the super
the town and also her work.
Clark went to Portland where she
Arras-Lens road In France, has re vision of Forest Supervisor V. V. Harp-
will make her home.
turned to his home in Brownsville and ham and T. M. Davis, government rep
Mrs. J. J. Fenton and children re
resentative of good roads. The road
returned Sunday from a visit in Cal
The .1. S. Bohannons and Mrs. F.
Since the expiration on July 15 of is a division of the McKenzie Pass.
A. Spun spent last week end with
the ban prohibiting the selling of dried Eugene and Mitchell highway, and is
relatives in Portland. Sunday in
Mrs. B. .1. Hunt of Hoskins and company with Mrs. Bertha King and fruits, practically the entire prune located in the Blue mountains, 20
miles east of Prineville. It is 9.7 miles
Mrs. M. F. Ford were visiting other friends they made a trip over crop of the northwest has been sold
in length, and the cost of its construc
friends in Salem this week.
the Columbia Highway.
tion is estimated at $52,500.
The shifting of the population to the
After a siege of stX months in a hos-
Dean Craven went to Portland
Mrs. P II. D rexler I km I the mis i Pital at Washington, D. C.. Earl Withy shipbuilding and lumbering centers is
this week to visit and also to bring fortune to break one of her limits 1
combe, son of Governor Withycombe, reflected in the annua) school census
s OREGON NEWS NOTES
Principal Events of the Week
Briefly Sketched for Infor*
mation of Our Readers.
W illiams ’ Drug Co,
WE ALSO CARRY A COMPLETE LINE
OF SHEET MUSIC, BOTH POPULAR
AND CLASSIC. LATEST W AR SONGS
Chi ld R i g h t
Y o u may k n ow from your ow n expe
rience the injurious effects o f poorly fitted shoes
— h o w they ruin the feet and menace the gen
eral health and efficiency. T h en let your boy
or girl profit b y the lesson—
Always Huy Shoes
Our children’s shoes are designed to
give little feet ample room to develop naturally.
A n d w e k n o w just h o w to fit them, having
studied the question thoroughly.
W e also fit grow n folks perfectly and
carry for them the latest styles at prices that
are sure to satisfy.
Conkey & Walker
bark a new automobile for the ga just above the ankle Wednesday
has arrived in Salem on a turiougu
Is fully equipped to do your printing at the very lowest
morning. Mrs. Drexler had started from m ilitary duty until he is Buffici- superintendents which have just been
W e have the very
down the hack steps at her home
compiled by J. A. Churchill, superin- prices consistent with good work.
G. ( ’.. Akin has returned to his when she slipped and fell on the ce ently recovered to leave for France.
Call and look our
home in Ileppner after a visit with ment walk causing the accident.
e f l i g h t e d W ith
with his daughter. Mrs. C. A. Loch-
for i r populatlon
1 ................................... in
................ Multnomah, •
Mr> am I Mrs. \\ ill Campbell are ; the consideration of a proposal to con- Coos and Wasco counties, while other them. I f you are in need of—
here from Salem occupying tin
counties show a decided loss.
Mis. I. Govro went to Salem to apartments on Main street. Mr. solldate the health departments of
Organization of what probably w ill
LETTER H E A D S ,
the bridge opening and found it so Campbell is spending most of his
be known as the Fifth Oregon regl-
pleasant she couldn't return until time on the ranch with the thresh
v w v p , i .0 P E S
R. R. Bartlett, manager of the Port ; ment of the Oregon national guard y ill
ers. Mrs. Campbell will go to Eu of Astoria, has sent a request to the start at once, Adjutant-General W ill
f i x CEMENTS
gene to visit Mr. and Mrs. Crosby | public service commission for the plac lams announced following a conference
S. II. MeKhntirry presented Mrs. Dalton and baby Dalton for a few j ing of a chief deputy grain inspector, with Governor Withycombe.
BUSINESS C A R D S
Post with a peek of tine peach plums days.
three samplers and three or four Fifth regiment will include 12 com
C A L L IN G CAR D S
this week which were very thank
weighers at that point during the com panies with a minimum strength of 100
MORTGAGE B L A N K S
men each, as well as a machine gun
Mrs. Alpha Baseoe and Mrs. F. K ing grain season.
Dickson went to Portland Tuesday
By a small m ajority the Presbyterian company, a supply company, head
NOTE B LA N K S
All the late music is being played where they will remain about ten synod of Oregon at its closing session quarters company and a full comple
on those new instruments at W il days in Hie wholesale houses study at Eugene tabled a resolution recom ment of regimental officers and sani
R E C E IP T S
liams' Drug Co. You will find just ing Fall styles in millinery. With mending to the general assembly of tary troops.
S H IP P IN G TA G S
Through the operation of the blue
what you want.
their splendid taste and original the Presbyterian church that women
ideas they can lx* depended upon to be permitted to serve as ministers in
C IR C U L A R S
tect Its citizens against the inroads of
The ladies of the Methodist Aid furnish the latest creations in head the church as a war measure.
The Prineville municipal railroad
put in the afternoon Wednesday gear.
throwing in wood for Mrs. Heath,
thereby earning two dollars.
Miss Ora Fenton icturned last
Sunday from Portland. She had ex
pected to spend her vacation in Cal
ifornia but decided to stay iu Port
Jesse B. Foil! writes that he is now
located at Fort McArthur, C
where he is in training. Henry Ford
is supposed to he on his way to
Ü» : It B1 1 IBIIlBI I IBI UBI I IBi I IBi III
Wee w insome Billie Burke person
ities independent Young America in
Belgium at the outbreak of the pres
ent great war in her latest Para
mount picture, “Arms and the Girl"
which is to appear at the ISIS Sun
day night. Aug. L Her experiences
in this thrilling photoplay are typi
cal of that of thousands of American
girls stranded at the outset of the
war in Europe, many of whom miss
ed thn pleasant adventures that hap
pened to Miss Burke.
11 B I B I Bil B I I
W H E N you sit down to a meal you like to know
that your food came from a store where repu
tation counts— a store where best quality goods
are really best quality.
This store gives you that advantage. W e buy
our stock more carefully han our most partic
S T A P L E A N D F A N C Y GOODS
A T L O W P R IC E S
It pays to buy quality goods, particularly when
you can get them at prices as low as ours. A
fair trial here means a steady customer every
HONEST V A L U E S M AK E US GROW
JOHMSOJS ¿i COLLiyS
I IS 1 ■ I B <« ■ I ■ IS B'ltBII B I B II
I I S II
I i'i'i'V ia i
has now reached Prineville and upon
completion of The ballasting of the
track and other small details the road
will be ready for use. A rousing cele
bration is being planned, which will
inaugurate the new service in Prine
ville and the surrounding country.
Charles Ziegler, bonlface, plunger
and cafe proprietor, well known
throughout the southwest In Albuquer
que and El Paso, committed suicide
at Marshfield by weighting himself
with a heavy automobile part, filling
his pockets with scrap iron and then
jumping into the waters of Coos bay.
W ith a view to diverting every pos
sible pound o f traffic from rail to wa
ter lines between Portland and A soria.
Colonel George A. Zinn, of the govern-
I ment engineers pt Portland, has asked
! the public service commission for all
the data available as to rail and wilbsr
The public service commission has
authority to disregard the terms in
the contract granted by the city of
Hillsboro to the North Coast Power
company providing that the company
shall furnish water free for municipal
purposes, according to an opinion giv
en by Attornay General Brown to the
A drive on flour hoarders was con-
Jueted by federal and county officials
Saturday around Oregon City and ad-
loining communities, with the result
that Anton Wenizt 1, of Canemah, Guy
Gross and his father, Gottlieb Gross,
j f Willamette and E. Nabnitl, of Ore
gon City, must face charges in the
State Insurance Commissioner Har
vey Wells has received a report from
!he Oregon Insurance rating bureau
showing that fire insurance rates on
virtually all buildings in the first 50
blocks, reaurveyed by the bureau In
Portland, will be reduced. As rapidly
as the resurveys proceed the new ra
tings will be published In 50-block
groups, according to James N McCnne,
manager of the bureau.
have been giving the government seri
ous concern since the inauguration of
the Liberty loan. Dispensers of fake
oil and coal stgck have operated widely
throughout the country and victimized
many people with the argument that
fuel needs of the government in the
mergency demand the development of
new oil wells.
The first unit of the proposed ship
ping facilities in the Astoria harbor
has been completed and is now ready
to handle whatever of the great wheat
?rop of the northwest or of general
freight may be dispatched that way in
its Journey to the marts of the world
The improvement cost $393,000. On
Saturday, August 17, the Port of As-
orla will hold the formal opening of
its new bulk grain elevator and bins,
which have a storage capacity o f 1,-
During August and September com
munity fairs for the benefit of the
boys’ and girls' Industrial club work
will be held at all central points in
Douglas county, Including Elkton.
Smith River, Drain, Anlauf, Scotts
t’ alley, Yoncalla, Umpqua. Sutherlln.
Wilbur, Roseburg. Glide, Ten Mile,
Myrtle Creek, Riddle, Canyonville and
Glendale. The one big purpose behind
hese fairs is patriotism in encourag-
ng the industrial club workers to pro
mote the conservation of food and in-
-rease food production.
8tate Engineer Lewis has approved
he applications of F. A. Philltpps and
>thers for the construction of the T ra
verse Lake reservoir and "the Echo
Lake reservoir in Baker county for
he storage of water at the head of
Weat Eagle creek, and the application
'or the appropriation of the stored
water, together with the waters of
3oose creek and West Eagle cresk for
he Irrigation o f 2321 acres of land
near Keating. This project Involves
he construction o f two small reser
voirs at an estimated cost of $70^0 and
he distribution system Is estimated to
mat $45.000, the total length of the
main canals being about 20 miles.
Or any other printing give us a trial and
regret it. W e can r%ve you money.
you will net
HE Japanese do many
well, but in a
way that is distinctively
their own, and this is
true of baking as of other things. But the Japa
nese women could not produce
Pies and Cakes
that would suit the taste of the people of this
community as ours do. They are considered
essential features of appetizing lunches or din
ners in the majority of the homes of this town.
Quality and cleanliness are the twin mottoes
o f this bakery at all times.
C. A. Locb^idge
Butter W raps p|J|