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CITY AND COUNTRY
Good Dry Red Fir Wood For Sale.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Ingermnnson of
Dayton have been visiting their
numerous old friends in Independ
in ju iiiH iiM iH iiu iiia iu in iiH iin iiiB iim i!
! S eed G rader 1
Ross Nelson and Moss Walker re
turned the first of the week from a
jaunt in the Eastern part of the
Mrs. Vernon Brown is here from
Portland visiting relatives and
friends in Independence and Mon
Was invented and perfected with the great fundamental fact in
mind—that “ Like produces like.” Its wonderful success is due to
the fact that it is superior to any other mill on the market for se-
curing perfect seed.
It is the only machine of its kind that so thoroughly cleans and
grades all kinds of seed, separating the large, plump kernels from
the cracked and shrunken seed, eliminating the weed seed and
bagging each grade separately in one operation.
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J. W. Morgan of St. Johns and .1.
R. Morgan of Vancouver have been
visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Norma Neely of Portland was
a guest at the home of her grand
parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Neely,
J. S. Cooper, Mrs. J. S. Cooper,. Jr.,
Mrs. S. B. Walker and Miss Gen
evieve Cooper motored to Eugene
Mrs. Lucinda Baldwin went to
Portland last Tuesday to consult
specialists. She was accompanied
by Mrs. F. G. Hewitt.
Miss Madaline Kreamer w ill leave
next Tuesday for Ashland where she
w ill resume her duties as principal
of the Ashland schools.
Mrs. L. L. Hewitt and son, Lavalle,
and Mrs. A. D. Davidson returned
last Thursday from a pleasant va
cation spent at Bar View.
Mrs. W il Campbell returned last
Saturday from a very pleasant visit
with Mr. and Mrs. Crosby Dalton
and baby Dalton of Eugene.
Ernest and Vern Williams of the
U. S. Navy have been granted longer
furloughs and will remain with the
home folks until about Sept. 24.
Miss Lena Belle Tartar and broth
er, Prof. Tartar of Chicago and Mrs.
Staats of Airlie have been visiting at
the E. E. Paddock home this week.
° ENEMY AGENT BLAMED
FOR POOR WHEAT CROP
PAYS FOR ITSELF
j u u A K SHORTAGE HITS
Michaels’ Studio is calling the |
public’s attention to the fact that ■
SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
The Success Seed Grader w ill give you an increase of from 4 to ■
they should call and have their | jj 20 bushels to the acre. The cost of the Grader is but a small part |j
photos made before materials go so g of the increased profits you w ill derive from its use in a single g
In Spain and Portugal sugar price»
high and also to have them ready1 jj season. Each Grader is sold under a guarantee that it w ill give = are soaring. Both countries have been
seriously affected by the short beet
for overseas Christmas giving.
sugar crop In Europe and the lack of
The growing interest of up-to-date farmers in the important ques 9 jeean tonnage to move stocks of cane
Alex Jones was here from Port ■ tion of seed-grading and cleaning has prompted many manuufac- B
nugar Isolated In far nway ports.
land last week visiting at the home ■ turers to put on the market a machine to meet the demand. They ■
Granulated sugar, home grown, was
of Mr. and Mrs. O. Floyd. He return g are mainly remodeled fanning mills, and you w ill realize that work g ■jelng sold In Barcelona, Spain, during
ed home Sunday accompanied by g half done is no work at all. A machine that does the work thor- ~ the early summer at 19 cents a pound.
Mrs. Jones and baby who have been - oughly and completely is the only one worthy of your consider- B The price of brown sugar In Lisbon,
Portugal, fixed by governmental order,
visiting Mrs. Jones’ parents for seve 9 ation. Buy a Success Seed Grader and avoid disappointment.
■ ivas $1.04 to $1.12 a pound.
By comparison the price of beet
i THE SUCCESS SEED GRADER GRADES AND I lugar In Sweden Is 14 cents a pound.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Townsend, Miss |
CLEANS ALL KINDS OF SEED
Frances Townsend and Mr. and Mrs.
How To Make More Money
Pearl Hedges motored to Tillamook
last Sunday. They visited Bar View, ■ Peas, Beans, Cofti, Clover, Alfalfa, Grasses and seeds of all kinds.
Use n Success Seed Grader,
No matter what crop you plant it will pay you well to plant the f*
Garabaldi and other beaches, return g
And have a woodless field;
ing home Tuesday night. They re g best seed obtainable. The safest and surest way to obtain good 9
port a delightful trip with plenty of j seed is to grade it yourself with a Success Seed Grader.
Sow only perfect kernels,
And secure a bumper yield.
FOR SALE BY
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Barnett went
to Portland Sunday to meet their
son, Lemuel, who had been visiting
School will begin Oct. 7.
bis grand mother at Mosier. the past
three months. They returned home
G E. Rice wns at the store Tues
Monday accompanied by Mrs. Bar
nett’s niece and nephew, Elsie and
Il I IBI I IB 11 Miss Gertrude Moser went to Cor
Ellard Lemmon of Portland.
H. Hischberg, Dr. H. C. Dunsmore
There will he a dance at Blodgett
and Ira Mix, a major portion of the MANY MILLIONS FEWER BORN
THE STATE M ILITARY
Independence National Bank work
ing crew, motored to Portland last War Costs Europe 12,500,000 Poten«
They say four bears and a cougar
(Continued from Page 2.)
Saturday afternoon. They remained
tial Lives an Expert
have been seen on Bill Smith’s place.
oyer Monday for the Labor Day
Mi*, and Mrs. Fritz Kinderman
sports, and might have carried a
There are a great many demands
were at. the store, Tuesday evening.
London.—The war hns caused the
banner in the parade if asked to.
belligerent countries of Europe the on people’s pocketbooks. There nre
H. C. Harter, Paul Papas and Tom
loss of not less than 12,500,000 poten so many that, so far as possible, the
Monmouth Herald: Word has
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Bice were here been received from Dr. Frank E. tial lives because of the decrease In state should call only for highly es Bill motored to Portland Saturday.
from Mihvaukie visiting last week. Butler, son of Orville Butler of this the number of births resulting from sential expenditures.
Mrs. 11. C. Harter and daughter,
It cannot be contended that a state
They have hosts of friends here who city, that he has finished bis course the war, says Sir Bernard Mallet, reg
and nephew, Carl Miller,
istrar general of Great Britain. This military should he maintained to
are always 'Vlad to welcome them in the medical department of the
country, he asserts, has lost in these chase bootleggers and escaped con went to Albany Saturday.
service. He has been specializing potential lives 050,000 children. He
victs. That is tho business of the
Mr. and Mrs. George Dodele and
on X-ray work and is located at believes that other belligerent coun
The Misses Beatrice and Mildred Camp Oglethorp, Ga., which is in tries have suffered In this respect more civil officers. For that, there are children of Albany visited in the
Jarvis, two charming little Albany, Cbickamauga park in the infirmary. than has Great Britain. Sir Bernard sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, constables Valley Monday and Tuesday with
estimated that every day of the war and police. If that array of func relatives.
lasses who have been visiting Mrs. He finished his course August 6.
means a loss of 7,000 potential lives of tionaries is not enough, what can be
Verd Hill returned home last Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Maxfield and
children to the United Kingdom, expected by adding more?
Mrs. C. E. Halloway arrived from
Mrs. Julius Thorn were guests at the
Tacoma this week and will spend
W.ism or the other diseases that home of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Ayers
The W illiams’ Drug Co. is fortu the winter in Independence. She is
were prevalent for a short time after Saturday evening.
nate to have on band a good stock of a sister of Mrs. J. S. Cooper, Jr.,
Christian Church Services
we entered the war. A more jiower-
supplies for the opening of school. and the two w ill make their home
ful enginery than any state police
Everything needed can be found together. Mr. Halloway is manager
Lord’s Day, Sept. 1, 1918.
could possibly be has constantly
of Armour's company in Tacoma
Gladys and Harold Reynolds will
been on guard. It is the great volun
and owing to the conjested condition ion services at 11 A. M. Preaching i
Mrs. K. C. F.ldridge and son, Law of that city it was inqiossible to se at 11:30 A. M. Evening services at | tary police composed of every loyal nttend O. A. C. this year.
rence, went to Portland Tuesday. cure a residence. Independence will 8 o’clock. Subject, “ Sins That Go Be-1 citizen, consecrated to the defense of
“ Doc” Black and wife Sundayed
the state, by night and by day, alert,
W hile there Mrs. F.ldridge will make be delighted to care for all the over fore.” A ll are invited.
at the Edgar Lichty home.
arrangements to plnce Lawrence in flow from the other cities.
______ ^ ^ L^^^Petelle^P^stor^ vigilant and always on guard.
Mr. a ndMrs. G P. Wells left Mon
by Ford for Eastern Oregon.
Miss Emma Henkle left yesterday
Chestin' Ilenkle and sister- Esther, morning for Ogden, Utah, to begin
R. E. Prather returned home Mon
and Miss Florence Burton motored her duties ns a teacher in the schools
day from a business trip in Wash
to Tillamook last Sunday. They re of that place. She has always been
turned Wednesday and reported a very popular where she has taught
Clover hulling has begun in this
and it is expected that her superior
vicinity and by all indications will
qualifications w ill soon be recogniz
AT MICHAELS’ STUDIO
he a fair crop this year.
ed in the Utah city. Misses Eleanor
A large number of the Success
And save the advance price which is coming In
Crowder anil Winnafred Garlow,
J. K. Neal is home after several
Seed Graders will he sold in this
who have been associated with Miss
material, also a shortage which may confront us.
days stay in the mountains with his
section by Craven & Huff the agents.
son, Carl, on a recreation trip.
Farmers are looking ahead to next Henkle in the Corvalis schools will
Have your Photo ready for—
also teach in Ogden.
year to larger yields.
Miss Clara Snyder and mother of
Portland are visiting nt the home of
Miss Mary Whitman, a former
Fay Dunsmore went to Portland teacher here, left Sunday for Wash
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. McLaughlin.
“ OVER HERE”
last Saturday to join the Ship Build-j ington' D. C.. where she will enter |
The Misses Alice and Thelma Moe
ing Force, but was rejected because the Government Service in the Bu
left Monday for McMinnville for an
of a had ankle. He returned home 1 reau of Markets. Miss_Whitman o f- ;
extended visit with relatives and
today much disappointed
“ OVER THERE”
fered her ser vices some time ago and
took the civil service examination.1
Mr. and Mrs. Don McCann' and
The “ Rise of Jennie Cushing” is a
We can satisfy the most fastidious customer.
babe of Wesfalls are visiting Mrs.
story of great interest, and the lend saying she was needed for this work.
McCann’s parents. Mr. and Mrs. M.
ing character part is so cleverly in Her salary to begin with will he
terpreted by the beautiful Elsie Fer 81100 a year. Miss Whitman has
guson. It will appear at the ISIS been the guest of Mrs. V. A. Heath
Mrs. H. E. Prather and son are
for several davs.
Sunday evening. Sept. 8.
HARDWARE COMPANY I
Salem, O.—Enemy agents nre
blnmed for nn Insect pest which
has reduced Butler township’s
bumper wheat crop to much less
than normal. The ravages of
the Insect have been tremen
dous. Last winter the farmers
now remember an aged man of
German extraction was ob
served wandering about the
township visiting wheat fields
to the exclusion of others, and
apparently digging in them with
his hands, as if burying some
thing in the soil.
over m ^
visiting in Portland while H. E. is
hunting deer “somewhere” in the
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Muhs of Sa
lem and Mrs. Henry Hansen of Port
land visited with the Inter's sister,
Mrs. N. G Anderson, Friday'.
Harold, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Lester Murphy, is getting along
nicely from treatment of Ids eyes in
the Good Samaritan hospital in Port
llev. Wall, who was threatened
with typhoid fever, is much better at
this writing. The Wall family will
move to Independence ns soon ns he
Plant and Rose, our merchants,
are running an additional store at
tho Wigrich ranch and at Murphy’s
tiop yard during the hop season. J.
K. Neal will run the store here dur
ing their absenc#.
Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Anderson, Mrs.
E. J. Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Martin '
Conger and daughters and Geneva
Crydermnn formed an autoi party
and drove to Seaside, the home of
the latter, on a ten days’ visit
Mr. and Mrs. George Spencer and
little daughter of McMinnville came
up Saturday. The former will work
in the hop dryer and the latter
will assist Mrs. Chown in miming
the restaurant during hop picking.
Henry Knighten lost a valuable
horse Monday, it being kicked by
another horse while out with a
threshing crew several days ago.
A veternary was called from Albany
but complications had set in and it
was impossible to save the animal.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Mormau left
Sunday for them home in at Twin
Falls, Idaho, after a two weeks stay
with the latter’s mother, Mrs. E. A.
Hale and family. They were great
ly taken up with Oregon and we an
ticipate their coming hack in the
F u r n i s h i n g s
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