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MUST USE LESS SUGAR;
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ALUED NEEDS GROW
WHEN THE BELL RINGS
Americans Asked to Use No M ore Than
Williams’ Drug Co. I
HAS a c o m p l e t e l i n e o k p e n c i l s , e r a s e r s , p e n s , b o o k
STRAPS, KOI STAIN PENS, PENCIL ASSORTMENTS, COMPOSI
TION PADS, SLATES AND PENCILS FOR LITTLE ONES, PEN-
Cll! ROXES, SPONGES, COMPOSITION BOOKS, NOTE BOOKS,
PAINTS AND DRAWING SUPPLIES, DIVIDERS, RULERS, ETC.,
ETC., AT PRICES LOW CONSIDERING MARKET CONDITIONS.
Tw o Pounds Per Person
Shortage May Last Until Beginning o f 1919,
When New Sugar Crop Arrives.
After making a careful survey o f the
Tha sugar supplies throughout tha
world sugar situation the U. S. Food country, in homes, stores, factories and
Administration hns asked the Ameri bakerlsa, are at low ebb; the produc
can public to USE NO MORE THAN tion from the American beet and
TWO POUNDS OF SUGAR PER PER Louisiana cane crops have been disap
SON A MONTH until January 1, 1919. pointing; tha yield In Porto Rico has
Increased sugar demands from the likewise been smaller than anticipat
Allied nations— where the present sug ed, and the Inability of the United
E V E R Y T H IN G TO COMPLETE THE OUTFIT
ar ration Is already reduced to the 8tatea and the Ailiea to secure sugar
lowest possible level— and the need of from Java and other distant sources
keeping our army and navy supplied on account of the Imperative call for
I i P E RFE C T SERVICE
PURE DRUGS I are two o f the leading causes of the ships
for the movement of troops and
curtailment o f America’s sugar ration. their auppllea has materially reduced
“At the hour when the enemy counted upon Imposing a German peac»
the supply from such quarters. Added upon us, General Foch and his admirable troops vanquished him.’’
two pounds of sugar per person (half to this already difficult situation, the
These were the words with which Premier Clemenceau, the “ Tiger o f
a pound a week) serve for all sugar quantity needed by the Army and
France,” accompanied the bestowal upon General Foch of the ancient and
PO LK COUNTY POST uses In the household— Including cook Navy greatly exceeds earlier estl- honorable title of Marshal of France in recognition of the halting of the
sj I T Y AND COUNTRY
ing and all sugar served at the table.
mates; we must tend a large amount
Public eating places, aa well as to France and Italy *o take the place German drive by the allied chief commander.
Tell The Post.
All the world knows of the gallant conduct of American troops, distributed
housewives, will be required to limit of the great volume lost through the
their use o f sugar to two pounds for German and Austrian Invasions, dur along the firing line under the orders of Genera] Pershing, in the great battles
Phone M. 621
Additional short news items on
every ninety meals served. In the ing which much beet land was over which ended the Hun advance.
News Items of public interest are U. S. Food Administration's cafeteria run and many factories destroyed; we
The next German drive will be toward the Rhine. YOU can have a share
gladly received and much appreci at Washington, where employees of the have to supply certain quantities to in it by buying Fourth Liberty Loan Bonds.
E. F-. Hiltibrand's sale Monday, ated. Bring them, send them, phone Food Administration take their noon neutral nations under agreements; and
meal, one pound o f sugar Is used for Anally over fifty million pounds were
them or mail them. We thank you. every 120 meals served.
lost recently through submarine sink
The U. S. Food Administration Is ings off our Atlantic coast.
Frank Miller is working at O. A.
confident that the American public will
The Food Administration Is confi
Miss Esther Henkle was here from heartily agree to reduce houaehold use
dent that the American people, with
o f sugar here to a level more nearly the record of wheat savings behind it,
equal to the present restrictions having by voluntary savings sent 140,-
K. C Eldridge made a business ¡ week end.
among the Allied nations.
trip to Medford Monday.
000,000 bushels o f wheat to the Allies
The situation which the United after practically every bushel had been
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Thomas moved
J. L. and Mark Hanna were here to their new home on Third street States faces In Its efforts to maintain exhausted from our normal surplus,
a fair distribution o f sugar to the Al will with the same spirit save the
from Portland Wednesday.
lied world Is as follow s:
sugar situation o f the world.
Mrs. J. W. Richardson was an over
Sunday visitor in Corvallis.
M. VV. McGowan and family spent
last week in Glendale, Wash.
The Independence public schools
will begin on Monday, Sept. 16.
Dorothy Dalton in “Love Letters"
«1 the ISIS Wednesday night.
A son was born last Friday to Mr.
and Mrs. R. C. Barber at Hopville.
Mrs. W. M. Huff and son, Boyd,
are spending the week with Port
Entirely new and smart hats can
I»; found at Alpha Bascue’s Milli
Chester Douglas of Canity visited
with his relatives the O. A. Kream-
er’s this week.
Murl Frantz and Miss Ruth Ly-
day of Hoskins were married in
Dr. R. E. Duganpe, Dentist, Inde
Miss Winnafred Garlow came
pendence National Bank Building.
up from Portland Tuesday to visit
Bert Ililke has moved to the farm Miss Emma Henkle.
be recently bought of Wm. Addison
Miss Laura Baker will attend Sac
Misses Vale iiiltibrand ami Irene red Heart Academy this year. She
Eddy were in Corvallis Thursday, j will specialize in music.
Mrs. Clara Graves is assisting this ( Mrs. Gluts. Yates of Astoria is a
week at Johnson & Collins’ busy guest tit the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Butler.
Miss Gertrude Heffley has gone! Mis. Verd Hill and daughter, Ver-
to PrineVille to begin a term of da, returned last Tuesday from a vis
it with relatives in Albany.
John E. Oleman and Miss Ida M.
Mrs. Nannie Markum of Eugene
is the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. Tice were married by Judge Kirk
Patrick at Dallas Wednesday.
Dorns if e.
School children will find a com
Mr. and Mrs. Alba Byers of Albany
plete' line of supplies at W illiams’ were guests of her. grand parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. .1. Neely, one day last
Grov er Mattison has returned
from Mabel where he has spent the i
nlMj Mrs. E. N. Johnson anti
son, Roland, and Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Collins motored to Grants Pass last
Drain Dickinson was here from Thursday, returning Saturday even-
Portland visiting the home folks Jasi mg. The party reports a most exeel-
i lent trip.
Rebekahs Buy W ar Stamps: Mrs. Clara Graves, secre
tary of the Rebekali lodge, reports a very active thrift
stamp society among the members as $55 worth of stamps
have already been bought by them.
May Still Be Up in the Tree: W in Huff and H. H.
Brandt, who are in Douglas county hunting, were billed
to get back today but didn’t which makes some of their
’friends afraid they are still in tiie tree they climbed when
they saw a bear.
r t th e
1 Child „Right
You may know from your own expe
I t ’s Only Au Revoir tor the I. & M.: T ie 1. M. railroad rience the injurious effects of poorly fitted shoes
will come back, it has not gone to stay, it will have nice — h ow they ruin the feet and menace the gen
electric cars for Mr. Hirschberg says it may; when peace eral health and efficiency. T h en let your boy
once more reigns on earth in the not far distant day, the 1. or girl profit by the lesson—
& M. will be born again, rinktum, riddletum, ti o nay!
Again Solved: Another solution of the mystic “ C ”
has been worked out by an Independence lady. She says
the C stands fo r Cash and those marked should consider
themselves able to buy liberty bonds and subscribe for
The P olk County Post.
A lw ays Buy Shoes
Our children's shoes are designed to
May Lose a Good Man: The news that E. E. Hilti- give little feet ample room to develop naturally.
brand is to quit farming will be heard with regret for fear And w e kn ow just h ow to fit them, having
he will decide to leave this section. Mr. Hiltibrand has studied the question thoroughly.
been a booster in South Polk county affairs and promi
nently identified with every movement that stood for W e also fit grown folks perfectly and
progress and development.
carry for them the latest styles at prices that
are sure to satisfy.
W ord Butler Leaves the United States: Mr. and Mrs.
W ord Butler and daughter, Grace, returned last Sunday
from a w eek’s visit in V ictoria, British Columbia. W ord
was one o f the four Oregonians fortunate enough to be en
tertained by the Hundred Thousand Club at Victoria.
Only one man in the Northwestern division has written
more insurance than Mr. Butler which is quite a distinc
tion. They visited Camp Lewis and other interesting
places while away.
Conkey & Walker
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Sugar Cane in the Willamette Valley: W ednesday’s
Salem Journal says: Sugar cane is generally supposed
to suggest Louisiana and Mississippi but now comes O. M.
Reeves o f Morningside, rural route 5, with a sample of
sugar cane eight feet high, grown on a small patch this
just as an experiment to learn what really could be
IE Japanese do many
in this section. According to those who are some
W HEN you sit down to a meal you like to know
well, but in a
that your food came from a store where repu
way that is distinctively
tation counts— a store where best quality goods
bility in the valley. It is understood that a man living at
their own, and this is
are really best quality.
Independence is willing to put in some machinery for the
true of baking as of other things. But the Japa
crushing o f sugar cane if lie. is guaranteed the planting of
nese women could not produce
This store gives you that advantage. W e buy
g 20 acres.
our stock more carefully than our most partic
Grand Millinery Opening: The ladies were all o u t !
g Wednesday to see the beautiful hats displayed at Mi’s.
g Bascue’s millinery opening. Indeed, there were so many
STAPLE AND FANCY GOODS
that would suit the taste of the people of this
¡ bewitching chappeaux that milady needed a wishing ringi
AT LOW PRICES
community as ours do. They are considered
■ to choose the prettiest. Hats this year seem more beauti-
essential features of appetizing lunches or din
1 ful than ever and Mrs. Bascue in her splendid selection
It pays to buy quality goods, particularly when
ners in the majority of the homes of this town.
S has omitted no style or color.
Every line of the new hats
you can get them at prices as low as ours. A
S seemS stylish and becoming ami this is the true test ofb on -
Quality and cleanliness are the. twin mottoes
fair trial here means a steady customer every
§ nets. The colors, too. are simply fascinating, beautiful
of this bakery at all times.
" new browns, blues, tnii|>c. reindeer and the ever becoming
* black, all moderately priced. For the occasion the windows
HONEST VALU ES M AKE US GROW
^ were artistically arranged with bowls of Autumn naster-
j tiums and golden l i n e d marigolds with a distinctive Fall
JOHNSON iV COLLI VS
model ti» complete the effect. Many satisfied customers
± went away glad tint they had selected their hats while the __________ m _____ v
THE POST FOR E X T R A GOOD PRIN TIN G
'v ia m iin « !« i*’ ! stock was at its newest and fullest.
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! Best Groceries
Pies and Cakes
C. A. Eocbridge