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P O S T .
A Semi-Weakly Newspaper.
Pabllihel Twice a Week at Independence, Polk County, Oregon, on
Tneaday and Friday
HOW YOUR MONEY . UNITED WAR FUND '
WILL HELP “BOYS” SURE TO BE NEEDED
SAMPLE BALLOT FOR GENERAL MUNICIPAL
ELECTION FOR CITY OF INDEPENDENCE, ORE.,
TO BE HELD NOVEMBER 5th. 1918.
Mark Cross “X" bstween the number and each candidate voted lor.
•fficial Statement of Seven Even End of Hostilities Would For Mayor
Vote for One.
Not Change This.
W. H. \JALK E R
Entered aa second-class matter March 26, 1918, at the postoffice at In Great Welfare Organizations.
dependence, Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Citizens o f Oregon, in the week ot Though the war should cease Im
Snbeerlption Rates: $1.50 a Tear Strictly in Advance; Six Months November 11-18, will respond to the m ediately It Is said th at every cent of
oall o t the United W ar W ork Campaign the ^1170,600,000 sought in the United
$1.00; Three months 50 cents. All subscriptions stopped at expiration.
tor funds to m ake happy and effective W ar W ork cam paign In the United
C. W. HENKLE
the fighting men of the Nation. That States, for the seven approved .organ For City Councilraen:
Vote for Six.
Ike citizens will uphold the*common- izations m inistering to the American
w ealth’s notable record in doing Its fighters, will be needed Just the same.
W. II. COCKLE
share to win the war Is taken for This is the word of leaders of the 15
granted, once the needs are under fund-raising cam paign and their ex 16
C. i). C A LB R E A TH
While The Post does not believe that a candidate should stood.
planation is easily comprehended. In
J. S. BOHANNON
be elected to congress, or to any other office, because he is
Oregon’s quota In the joint drive of the first place, it has been officially 17
a Democrat or Republican, we have no.criticism for the war service work Is 5770,000. Presi
W. O. GRANT
m ust elapse before all the American 18
President because he lufs asked for a Democratic congress. dent Wilson authorized this united boys can be returned from foreign
W. E. CRAVEN
drive and named the participating soil. T here are the men of many other 19
Undoubtedly, he believes that it would be for the best in bodies. The purposes for which the countries
to be transported home when
M. W. M IX
terests o f the country, a contention we have no desire to funds are needed and to which they the war ends, so the num ber of boats 20
are dedicated are vital to the w ar's for use of the Yankees will be lim ited
R. E. DUGANNE
affirm or deny. * I f Mr. Wilson was a Republican, he would success.
Then there Is also the fact th at thou 21
The Y. M. C. A. has more than 2000 sands must rem ain so long as the great 22
ask for a Republican congress.
J. C. DONALJ nSON
huts in the great battle zone and is properties and stores of the United
In the election this Fall, a number will be elected to con m inistering to the boys overseas, In States have not ben disposed of
G. G. W A L K E R
and camp, leaving undone noth returned.
gress, by a plea of loyalty, who will be servants o f “ big trench
ing It can do to help them. In Am erica
Im m ediate cessation of war activl
M. H. PENGRA
business” rather than servants o f the people. In fact, the “Y" is in every camp and canton ties in Europe would plainly create 24
W . M. H U FF
“ big business” wants to control congress in order to “ re over” and, at request of the W ar De cafe of the men. Remove the great 25
construct” during the reconstruction period after the war partm ent, has recently joinea in the motive which actuates every man at 26
H. L. FITCH ARD
task of instructing selectives even be the front today and throw him Into
in its own interests to the detriment of the common good. fore they are called.
dull inactivity, with nothing much to
W ar work of the Y. W. C. A. is thus do but aw ait his chance to return to 27
For the benefit of American people, The Post hopes for
outlined by Mrs. W illiam MacMaster, home and loved ones, and the work of
election o f Borah in Idaho, Thomas in Colorado, Norris State chairm au:
keeping him cheerful Increases In mag 28
Already we have In this country nitude. The soldier welfare organiza
in Nebraska, Capper in Kansas, Kenyon in Iowa and Ford 2,000,000
women doing/ actual war tions foresee all phases of tills grave
Vote for One.
in Michigan. Fortunately, in Oregon both of the senator work, while another 2,000,000 have re contingency. They foresee how great For City Recorder.
B. F. SW OPE
ial candidates are one hundred percent progressive. Un their work. To the Y. W. C. A., ‘the entertainm ents, am usem ents, recrea 29
best big sister in the world,' has been
R. W. B A K E R
fortunately, our congressmen are not.
com m itted by the governm ent and mili
— i mi l — in — .............................
tary authorities the serious respon PERSHING WARNS OF GERMAN
Evidently a number of Mr. W ithycom be’s friends think sibility of direciing the thought, creat
BILLS ALLOWED BY COUNTY Matiock drugs for A. J. Frum deceas
ing the environm ent and furnishing
that there may be a slip next Tuesday.
Germ any’s efforts to Involve the COURT AT OCTOBER MEETING ed 95c.
the m aterial needs of this arm y of
girls. Already 105 hostess houses have United States and her Allies into
Co. $1, Dallas W at
been opened, W ar Service Clubs organ consideration of -peace term s and an
ized, the Patriotic League created, arm istice did not im press aam es F. V. P. Fiske Election
nurses sen*, where needed and now we Pershing, brother of General Pershing,
are asked to furnish em ergency hous as being sincere and designed to give
$76.20, Chas. K.
ing for thousands of girl war workers.” the world w hat it is praying for. Mr. John W. Orr $176.28, T. B. Hooker Spaulding Logging Co. $203.00, Chas.
John W. Kelley, associate drive di Pershing, who was in Oregon recently $90, .1. E. Richter $80, J. C. Hayter K. Spaulding Logging Co. $103.20,
rector, says of the K nights of in the interest of the United W ar W ork $9.25, Dallas Telephone Co. $9.25. Builders’ Supply Co. $8.41, Spencer
drive, which opens November 11, cau
Hardware Co. $8.36, W. T. Grier &
"K nights of Columbus halls are In tioned the Am erican people against A. B. Robinson $137. Edith M. Co.
$31.98, A. F. Courtcr &. Co. $6.25,
operation in all cantonm ents, training
$70, J. C. Hayter $6.10, Dal Ray L. Farmer Hdw. Co. $12.40, J.
camps and naval stations in the United apathetic under the idea th at peace Jackson
States and the halls are also establish and the cessation of hostilities are at las Telephone Co. $2.75, Glass & W. Aslt $15.06, W. W. Cilery $1.50,
Prudhomme Co. $1.05.
longer than a big
R e a l G r a v e ly is the
hui o f
ed with the Am erican Expeditionary hand.
F. B. West $130.62, Willamette Val
"W hen heaven is ready to negotiate
ordinary plug, bach
b a c h i piece
Forces in France, Italy, R ussia and
common-sense ch e w for
ley Lumber Co. $191.45, John W. Ash
England. The m otto is ’Everybody with hell,” he declared, “then will
A. V. K. Snyder $62.50, Dallas $15.06, W. W. Newman $11.75, Hick
is packed in a p o u ch .
men. It is economical. A
Welcome’, service being given irrespec Am erica be ready to make peace, with National Bank $27, Dallas Telephone man & Elliott $115, Clyde Getchel
These are the plain facts
man gets his tobacco sat
tive of race, creed, or rank. Millions Germ any.” He told of the great work Co. $2.
about Gravely Plug To
isfaction out of a smaller
$76, Bill Jones $138, J. A. Tate $115,
of cigarettes, pipes, bouillon cubes, gum being done in Europe by the Y. M. C.
chew and fewer of them.
packages and tons of chocolate have A., K nights of Columbus, Salvation C. S. Graves $100, F. J. Holman Elmer Bradley assigned $36, I. H.
The good Gravely taste
Sullivan $4.50, T. J. Sullivan $2.25,
been given free to the soldiers over Army and other agencies, and called
lasts a long while. T w o or
E. A. Sharp $126.50, If. P/M athers
seas. One of the specialties Is the pro on Am ericans to respond liberally In $85, Dallas Telephone Co. $2.35.
t i n further — that’i why jw i
three smallsquaresof Real
can gel the tout lotir • / lift clou
motion of athletics and a considerable supporting the cam paign about to open
Titos. Bean $04.50, E. C.
G ra vely stays with you
t f tobacco without taira toil.
item in the budget Is for baseball equip for raising money with which to carry E. K. Piasecki $i, Dallas Tele Bttshnell $168.23.
ment, boxing gloves, etc. In the war on these activities.
phone Co. $3.15, J. C| Hayter $3.45.
M. Graves $80, Chas. K. Spauld
PEYTON B R A N D
motor trucks which are virtually GENERAL PERSHING MODEST MAN E. C. Kirkpatrick $100, M. Mans ing J. Logging
traveling huts, fully stocked with ath
ton $67.50, C. W. Beckett $17-50, Dal
“All that G eneral Pershing w ants las
letic goods, stationery, cigarettes, and
Telephone Co. $4.05.
Polk County Itcmizer $10.80, Polk
now is the success of the Am erican
Needs and activities cA the Jew ish boys in France, and to avoid, so far Sealer of Weights and Measures County Observer $10.62.
J. F. Jones $15.
W elfaic Board, explained by Ben Sell as possible, auy glory for himself,
P D CHAV ELY T O B A C C O C O , D A N V I L L E V A
declared Jam es F. Pershing, brother
& Co. $1,256, Agri
“In one year the num ber of our field of Am erica’s leader in the field. In i
Finley Whitney $66.15, Dallas cultural College Home Demonstra
representatives has grown from 10 to address delivered In Portland recently Water Co. $48, Oregon Pruver Co. tor $50, B. Lovelace $4.90 Philip
213. Now we are faced with the de In behalf of the United W ar W ork $12.10.
Winters $4.85, Dallas Armony $10, J.
m and for 400 additional workers In drive, which opens Novem ber 11. The
this country and 100 overseas. The speaker paid a tribute to the men In Dallas Telephone Co. $2.45, C. D. C. Hayter $20, (2. L. Crider $17.45.
Polk Cpunty Itemizer $8, Dallas
money going into our fund pays nec the ranks, and gave hla audience an
essary expenses and salaries, furnishes idea of the high esteem In which the Shepherd $2.20, Oscar Smith $4.60, Telephone Co. $2.25, $2.25, Phil Be
Bibles and prayerbooks by the thou boys are held by their commander. C. II. Morris $3.20, Geo. L. Richards gin $4.75.
sands and letterheads and envelopes by He showed the Im portance of w ar $5.80, L. Ritner $7, W. H. Riggs $5,
the million, and provides camp, edu work in this country as an Im perative H. Holman $3.
$9, F. K. Hubbard $9.
cational and recreational activities for necessity to the victory of the Allies
in the battles for Democracy, and H. Holman $15.95, John W. Orr 1—
the fighters, both here and abroad.”
“W ar Camp Com munity Service,” urged that no dim unition In speed be $24.20, G. O. Holman $5.
expiains Emery Olmstead, state chair allowed to result through recent peace
School Superintendent’s Office
mau, "developed from the commission proposals. U nqualified indorsem ent
created by the W ar and Navy D epart of the United W ar W ork drive was Fred S. Crowley $180.30, Floyd D. 4— $119.75.
ments, first known aa the Fosdick Com voiced by Mr. Pershing who Is one of Moore $145, Alta Crowley $60, C. L. 5— Sloper Bros. & Cockle 75c., E. !
mission. The com munity is its partic the leading authorities on conditions Hawley $10, Thos. W. Brunk $10, M. Mitty $78, Gilbert & Patterson
ular $ield and thousands of workers now existing along the battlefrost, Dallas Telephone Co. $6, J. C. Hay- $126, F. E. Birch $15. Thos. Holman
In many recipes the number o f eggs may be reduced
are assisting the towns in caring for and he was especially <desirous th at ter 00c.
$24, E. L. Harris $9, Ralph Martin
with excellent results by using an additional quantity
visiting soldiers and sailors, providing there be no relaxation of efforts in
o f Royal Baking Powder, about a teaspoon, for each egg
wholesome am usem ent and clean rec behalf of the several war work funds. B. H. McCallon $84.
reation and surrounding the camps
omitted. The following recipe is a practical example:
with hospitality.” ,
Best Big Sisters.
Functions of the American L ibrary
The Y. W. C. A. is known as "The liza Lawrence $20, Addie Launer 8— Oregon Gravel & Con. Co. $93
Chocolate Sponge Roll
Association, says W illiam L. Brewster, Best Big Sister in the W orld.” Of the $17.50, Mrs. Mike McNulty $10, Eliza 65, Joseph Tethrow $30.
tableepoone m elted a h o rta o lo f
chairm an, are "to provide books $170,500.000 to be raised in the United Nelson $10, Hattie Riggs $10, Geor 9—
Chas. K. Spaulding Logging I Co.
I cup hot w ater
i • t e _
amt reading m atter to the soldiers and W ar Work Campaign 515.000,000 will gia Sawyers $17.50, Htfhiet E. Olin $2.70.
Zteaepoone R oya l Bakin*
( t • K à utrM
i l a t h s chocolat*
sailors through co-opdrating agencies go to the work of this organization.
P ow d er
$30, Martha A. Smith $10, Jennie L. 11— Oregon Gravel & Con. Co. $182.
and directly." T hirty library build
Miller $25, Blanche Morgan $17.50, 70, Chas. J. Lehman $89.25, Farmers
T l# aid Method «aliad for 4 t m and aa haH a« n o t o
ings have been provided at canton
H ospitality to the fighting man and
m ents ; 3,750,000 donated books dis to his visiting friends, is the motto Grace F„ Yeater $25, Sarah A. Pit State Bank $687.65, R. M. Fowle $60, ’
DIRECTIONS— Sift floor, baking powder and aalt together thro*
$20, Bertha J. Walling $17.50, C. Bex Womer $99.75, E. M. Turner $63,
tributed; 1,000.000 books and tons of
tint**. Baat whol* agga. Add (lowly augar, than boiling watar
the W ar Com munity Service, a zer
V. Johnson for Bertha K. Englehorti C. E. Staats $63, Fred Boyer $9, J. F.
slowly;add nast vanilla, msltad chocolate and maltad shortening,
m agazines sent abroad, and 600,000 m of ighty
Sift in dry Ingredients, and fold In as lightly as
needed m ilitary technical books bought
$20, Anna C. Hinkle $25, Cyntha M. Ulrich $1.50, Wm. Boyer $60, J. W. 1
poaaibla. Poor Into largs baking pan linad with oiled papor, and
and given the men.
Hoke $17.50, Ethel E. Overholt $10, Me Bee $12, Charlie Tartar $12, W.
baka in alow ovan twenty minutes. W han dons, turn out on a
These are some things the Salvation
H. Huffman $20, Sarah C. E. Williams Jr. $27,'H. P. W hiteaker
“CARRY ON,” IS OFFICIAL
damp, hot cloth, spread with white icing and rolL
Army does, according to O. C. Bortx-
Virginia Schmidt $22.50. $18, Stephen Tnrtar $4.50, J. W. Pow-
Booklet ot recipe« w h ich econ om ies la «age a ad other
meyer, state chairm an:
asponalv# ingredient« m ailed free.
ell $12, D. N. Turner $18, J. F. Wie- *
On lines of com munication our huts
The caution issued recently is
C. E. Huntley keep of N. Harty, B. nert $19.50, A. E. Calkin $24, W. H.
Addreee R O YA L BAKING P O W D E R CO.
115 W illia m St., N ew York
are open day and night. Then, follow
Portland by Jam es F. Pershing,
Saipe J. 01 eon, P. Behems, M. Jarvis, Williams $33, Eric Petre $4.50.
ing their methods, our men and women
brother of General Pershing,
G. Warren $108, Boys & Girl s Aid 12— $400.50.
go right to the trenches and distribute
against relaxation of war work
Society assistance for five months 14— $279.25.
chocolate, coffee, doughnut, and pies.
activities, has been echoed In
Sixty per cent of the 1000 workers are
Mary Cutler expenses for send 16—John Underwood $104, John
messages issued by departm ental
women. We have now 703 huts sad
n| A. J. Frum to Kansas City, Walker $91.50, Lee Roberts $90,
The Independence National ttank^'ÿ 60 am bulances in service. In the past
Con key & Walker gro Chas. Whipple $36, Lou Chase $36,
few m onths aid has been given the
ceries for Wm. Walker, George Wil Lyman Parker $45, Bill Block $45.
Executive Secretary John Kol-
lock. of the Oregon S tate Council
son and Mr. Kennedy $28, King- 19— Ren Womer $38.
of Defenee. "Carry on” Is the
Smith Dept. Store groceries for Mrs. 20— Oregon Gravel & Con. Co. $469
them e of those telegram s, whose
R. M. Aikmnn for two months $25, 80, Blaine Southwick $18.70.
H ere’s your chsnce— give to the Y.
A Successful Business Career of
senders felt the Qerm en peace
County Itoard and care 21— $1,523.72.
proposals m ight interfere with
Jew ish W elfare Beard. Library Asso
Khim $23, H. G. Black 22— $456.50.
cam paign plans just formulated.
ciation and the W as Community Serv
Ethel Davis and C. A. I 23— $82.50.
'4 h £
ice and you help make a soldier, sailor
Frank H. Ward
General Road Fnnd
or m arine happier and better.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME
amount due on contract $17.50, G. W M O. Boyer $35.62, J. G. McIntosh
ber 11. w411 be conducted with
even more vigor than had Oer-
Johnson clothing for John C. Kays $50.62, Ralph Savarv $165, Randall I
Do you w ant to get a good book to
rauny not sought to bring shout
Chas. K. Spaulding Logging Co. Buell $132.75, F. C. Kirkpatrick $31.
a soldier, sailor or m arine? GIVE to
peace on her own term s. The
loads of wood for Mr Sipers 50. G. C. Skinner Garage $66.15,
tbe American Library Association.
departm ental heads, aa well aa ) $15, W.
B. Gerth groceries for J. B. Monmouth Lumber Co. $2.25, E. W.
Officers and Directors
Mr. Pershing, em phasize the Sipers $10,
GIVE to the war welfare ageuclet
M. C Williams drugs for Fuller $38,50, Star Transfer Co. $7.92
H. Hirschberg, Pres.
D. W. Sears, V. P.
aad keep up the m orale of our fight the several affiliated organisa J Coun,> Poor Farm $*-*5. C L. Crider ! C W. Beckett $76, W. D. Gorline $16,
Ira D. Mix, Cashier
tions participating In the drive, 1 1 groceries for Mrs Arrow $6, L. D. Standard Oil Co. $4.05
Brown house rent for Lizzie Dale $6.
Salem Bridge Fnnd
even after hostilities have ceased.
W. H. Walker
I. A. Allen
O. D. Butler
Send a doughnut to the front lint
| C- v Johnson * Co- merchandise Marion county for Salem bridge
by giving to the Salvation Army.
CLYDE T. ECKER, Editor.
That g o o d
G ravely taste !
Fewer Eggs are
” for J. W. Nonamaker $4.42, G H. $43,698.29.