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T he P olk C ounty P ost
(TWICE A WEEK.)
HAVE THEIR DAY
GOOD SHOWS ALL SUMMER
The Isis th eater has certainly
put on a good line of shows
th is sum m er, just as good as
you see in P ortland or Salem.
Some of the big ones get to the
cities first but in a few weeks
they reach the Isis.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1918.
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MORE F R U I T and LESS SUGAR
W e of Independence took off our
h a ts an d salu ted the future citizens
of the city W ednesday. The occas
ion for so m any youngsters being on
On Thursday, September 12, all males in the United
p arad e th at day w as th a t they were
between the ages of 18 and 45 inclusive are directed
com plying w ith the request of the MRS. JANE CROWLEY PASSES
before their local board and register. Failure
AT THE AGE OF SEVENTY TWO
Federal G overnm ent th a t th e wee-
to do so is punishable by lengthy imprisonment. No
tots be w eighed an d m easured. Pa-
triotic m others escorted th e ir child
M the home of her daughter, Mrs. one is excused under any circumstance. To be above
ren to the opera house and tu rn ed vVim s a t ......... .
Mrs Jan e Clm / the draft age one must have reached or passed liis 48th.
them over to a capable com m ittee . jey passed from th is life to the G reat
birthday. No registering in former drafts ar not required
who did the w ork Uncle Sam had 1 Beyond last Friday, Aug. 30. For
do so again.
asked them to db.
m any years she had lived in North
There are twenty questions on the registration card
Never vfrere so m any good looking independence and those who knew
youngsters seen the sam e day as h er ,,est loved her most. It is said which must be clearly and truthfully answered and pros
m ade their ap p earan ce W ednesday th at ..A ullt Jnne Crowley w as al
pective registrants are urged to study both the questions
and the scale of m easurem ents ran w ayS kind to every one and did w hat
close to perfect in several cases.
she t]l0„ gh t w as right by those who and the instructions, which are as follows:
The com nnttee in charge included passed h er w a y « The |;lst few years
The nam e m ust he given in full, th u s; F irst name, m iddle nam e, last
Mrs. P. M. K irkland, Mrs. E lsw o rth J gjie jias j,een alm ost an invalid as a
Mrs. G. W. G irard, Mrs. O liv er; resllp 0f a paralytic stroke, but she nam e. For exam ple, “John H enry Srpith."
Sm ith, Mrs. H arold F itchard, Mrs. jias hom e h er suffering w ith pati-
Question 2—Permanent Home Address.
J. S. Cooper, Jr,. Mrs. W illard Cra- ellce. Since that tim e she has m ade
This m eans wh’ere you have your p erm an en t home now, not the place
ven and Mrs. .1. S. B ohannon. The h er homo w i(h her daughters, Mrs. where you work or the place w here you w ere born, unless th a t is your
secretaries w ere Miss Genevieve | S h arp Bevins of Kings Valley um , perm anent home.
Cooper, Miss M adeline K ream er and Mrs W illU of H eppner, being with
Question 3—Age in years.
Mrs. C. O. Sloper.
the ia ttc r w hen the end came. Be-
State your age in years only. D isregard additional m onths or days.
W hen the little fellows had finish- sides thesc tvvo daughters she leaves
4—Date of birth.
ed the ordeal, in some cases an un- folu. sonS) R ichard, George, Jam es
enjoyable one, they found surcease and H erbert. Her h u sb an d died sev-
of sorrow a t W illiam s’ D rug Store [ era) years ag0
w here a show w indow had been dec-1 Hor rem ains w ere brought back
orated w ith everything a youngster ,Q h e,. ol(, home and laid to rest
Question 8—Citizen Indian ?
likes. Those who can talk are talk- a|lm ong those who had loved mid
Question 9—Non-citizen Indian ?
ing about th a t p retty w indow now | honored hel, The f,meral services
and those who can't talk will lie w ere held from the B aptist church
Question 10—Native born United States citizen?
heard from later.
If you were born in the U nited States, including A laska and Hawaii,
Sunday m orning in the presence of
a large g athering of friends to whom you arc a native born citizen of the U nited States irrespective of the citi
BOY PROVES HIMSELF TO BE
Rev. Stew art spoke com forting zenship of your parents. If you w ere born abroad you are still a citizen
A SLICK SNEAK THIEF w ords an d also paid a pretty trib u te of tbe U nited States if your father w as a citizen of the United States a t the
to th e deceased. Interm ent was tim e you born, unless you have exp atriated yourself.
A score or m ore of homes in Inde m ade in tire 1. 0- O. F. cemetery.
Question 11—Naturalized citizen of the United States ?
pendence have been entered by a Tire pall bearers w ere W. H. W alk
You are a natnrized citizen if you have completed your naturalization,
sneak thief d u rin g the past ten days er. S. B. W alker, W. E. Craven, C. A. th at is, ii you have “tak en out final papers.” But you are not a citizen if
and sm all am ounts of m oney taken M cLaughlin an d L. Damon.
you have only declared your intention to become a citizen (th at is, if you
from several of them . The thief is a
have only“takon out first papers”); in the latte r ease yop are a declarant.
sm all boy, a transcient w ho has
Question 12—Citizen of United States by father’s nat
come here w ith his father to pick GIVES UP MANY JOBS
TO TAKE JUST ONE uralization? Before registrant’s majority?
The youthful rascal w as
The children of persons who have been duly naturalized under the laws
cau g h t at several places hid under
Mrs. W innie B raden, Polk County of the U nited States, being under th e age of 21 a t the tim e of the n atu rali
th e bed or inside the house. In a
n u m ber of instances, w hen asked j Food A dm inistrator, C hairm an of zation of th e ir parents, are, if dw elling in the United Spites before a tta in
w h at he w anted, he said he thought the W om an's Council of N atioual ing th eir m ajority, considered as citizens thereof»
it w as Mr. W illiam s’ house; th a t Mr. Defense, an d the holder of sundry
Question 13—Alien declarant ?
W illiam s owed him four dollars and i oth er jobs in this county has resign
You a re a d eclaran t if, although a citizen or subject of some other
told him to w alk inside and get the ed them all and will go to P ortland country, you have declared before a n aturalization court your intention
| October 1 w here she will take a pos- to become a citizen of the United States. This is referred to as “taking
m oney lieing on a table.
l ition w ith the N ational Council of out first papers."
BRUSH FIRES IN PEDEE;
Question 14—Alien non-declarant?
WORK FOR BLAZE FIGHTERS
You are a non-declarant alien if you do not fall w ith in one of the
PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED
classes described by questions 10, 11, 12 and 13, and you are not an Indian.
Brush fires the past week in the
Question 15—If not a citizen of the United States, of
Pedee country threaten ed to do
nation are you a citizen or subject?
m uch dam age and strenuous work The suspension of an increase of
had to be done to get them u nder
Question 16—Present occupation?
will come before the public service
This m eans your present occupation, trade or em ploym ent. Simply
com m ission at a public hearing in state wliat your job is rig h t now.
Independence, Sept. 10.
Still lickin' ’em “over there."
HOP PICKING DAYS
LACK PUNCH OF OLD
Hop picking tim e is here again.
Sweet Plcklea ★
hile, of course, it doesn't m easure
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past, there is a decided h u rry to an d
fro and m any a hop check is finding
ARMIN YOUNG IS
its way into the m oney draw ers of
MISSING IN ACTION local m erchants.
For the first tim e in m any a day
Armin Young is reported missing th ere is no picking at the Horst y a rd
in action, according to a telegram but for the num ber of pickers avail
received from the War Department able there is sufficient acreage tot
to keep everybody busy.
by his father, E . M. Young.
The hops are u good crop, ju s t
Armin joined Co. L. at the beginn
ing oi the war and went to France right for picking, and the average
picker can fill ten boxes a day m ak
with the 162nd. Infantry.
ing five dollars thereby, and a num
ber of tbe m ore speedy ones ar*
FORMER INDEPENDENCE MAN
FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR g ath erin g from I t to 17 boxes daily.
The nam e of A. S laughter, form er
ly of Independence, has been placed
on the official ballot as the Socialist
candidate for United States senator.
His opponents are C harles L. Mc-
Nary, Republican, an d Oswald W est,
W. C. T. U. CONVENTION
IS LARGELY ATTENDED
The Polk County W. C. T. U. con
vention m et at the M ethodist ch urch
here last Tuesday in m orning anil
afternoon sessions. A large delega
tion of visitors were present and the
ladies served u splendid din n er to
JAMES TITUS IS MARRIED
TO MRS. LUCY QUIVEY the crowd.
A 11 entertaining program was giv
Jam es T itus and Mrs. Lucy Quivey en in the afternoon and officers w ere
w ere united in m arriage by Dr. H. elected.
C. Dunsinore W ednesday n ig h t a t
the home of Mr. T itu s’ sister, Mrs.
A HALF HOUR’S TALK
Lucy W hiteaker. The newlyweds
left at once for A storia w here they
A party of Siletz Indians «
will reside. F riends wisit them a
here hop picking attended the
happy and prosperous journey down
the pathw ay of life.
Isis Sunday night and soon af «
ter entering one of them tu rn «
ed to another and said, "U gh?” #•
T hirty m inutes afterw ards the
$2.20 FOR 1919 WHEAT
copper-hued gent to whom the
President W ilson has g u a ra n
rem arks were addressed, tu rn
teed the grow ers a price of $2.20
ed and replied, “Ugh!"
for 1919 w heat.
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THOMAS H INCE PRESENTS
Question 17—Employer’s name?
Question 18—Place of employment or business ?
This m eans w here you work.
I HAVE A COMPLETE LINE OF
Fall and W inter Hats
SMARTEST AND MOST FETCHING MODELS.
A BECOMING STYLE AND COLOR
FOR EVERY TYPE
EVERYONE TS CORDIALLY IN
VITED TO VISIT OUR STORE
AND INSPECT OUR GOODS.
YOU ARE SURE TO FIND THE
PRICES AS REASONABLE AS
\ \ V W11E R E IN T H E STA TE
MAIN STREET MILLINER
Question 19—Name of nearest relative?
If you are m arried and your wife is living her nam e should be stated.
If you are single or your wife is dead you should state the nam e of your
nearest blood relative. If you are not m arried and have no blood relative,
the nam e of a close friend should be stated.
Question 20—Address of nearest relative?
DELEGATUS CHOSEN AND
Neutrals Don't Get Our Sugar
uniy rvi tons or refined sugar were
shipped from America to neutral na
tions during the first five months of
this year. This amounted to only 8.2
per cent of the total exports to all
countries. Mexico received more than
half the amount we exported to neu
At a call m eeting of the Civic
Monday afternoon for the purpose
of electing delegates to tbe State
Federation to be held in P ortland
Sept. 17 to 20, the following were
chosen to represent the local Club:
Mrs. J. S. Cooper, Club delegate;
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Mrs. O. D. B utler, h er a ltern ate; Mrs. *
K. C. Eldridge, altern ate to the presi ★
dent wiio is alw ays a delegate to *
Sitfrar means Ships—
Ships mean Soldiers—
A business m eeting will be held on *
Soldiers mean Victory.
tbe Fourth Tuesday in Septem ber *
¡it which tim e it is hoped to have the j * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
year's program well un d er way.
The first social m eeting will be an | MISS ELOISE DAVIS AND
inform al reception for th e m othersl
FLOYD BEWLEY MARRIED
who have sous represented on the
Com m unity Service Flag. A rrange | A m arriage of especial interest |
incuts will lie m ade to send g re e t-; and also com ing just a t this tim e ¡ 1 !
ings from th e Club to the boys and i great surprise to a num ber of friends
short extracts from th eir letters w ill; w as that of Miss F.loise Davis to Mr.
be enjoyed by the gathering. T hisj Floyd Bewley w hich took place a* ,
will only represent one of the m any | Dallas W ednesday.
pleasant afternoons being planned.
The bride is the oldest duuglitei |
W ar work will represent n special 1 of Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Davis. She is !
a graduate of the Independence I
This Club has alw ays been a force ! High School and is a splendid mu ;
for «rood in the com m unity and is sician. She is very |Kipular am ong!
startin g a new year w ith every evi- j her associates. The groom is t h e '
deuce of continued efficiency as a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bewley ¡tin!
some tim e been an engineer,
Valiev Sr Siletz railroad. He I
ALERT MONMOUTH GIRL
nng m an of agreeable quail- j
d good m orals. The union
HAS VERY HIGH POSITION
be one of suprem e happiness 1
be Post joins th<*ir m a n y .
tin g th a t th is m ay lie
a firn lookout on Indian Mount; in f id * m
:e foe a life time.
rich is abolii 5000 icet iiigh.
The fame and ability of Miss Dalton as a screen
star is known thruout the world and in “ Love
Letters” she has found a character which fits
her to perfection. Don’t miss seeing her.
SATURDAY NIGHT’S “ BLUEBIRD”
in “ THE EMPTY CAB.”