« THE POLK COUNTY 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. 12 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 13 C. W. HENKLE 14 -------------------------- 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 the seven great organizations doing estim ated th at 18 m onths to two years 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 26 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 ment. It is w ith the boys “crossing grave problems connected with the 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. would be the need for reading m atter, leased men for service by undertaking 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 tion and the cheery personal touch. best big sister in the world,' has been 30 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 PUBLICITY 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 Jail girls. Already 105 hostess houses have United States and her Allies into Oregon Power Co. $1, Dallas W at been opened, W ar Service Clubs organ consideration of -peace term s and an er Co. $1. ized, the Patriotic League created, arm istice did not im press aam es F. V. P. Fiske Election $11.00. Bridges nurses sen*, where needed and now we Pershing, brother of General Pershing, Sheriff’s Office are asked to furnish em ergency hous as being sincere and designed to give W. L. Soehren $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 Columbus: Clerk’s Office 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, the loo-common tendency to become 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 }ig hunk hui o f ed with the Am erican Expeditionary hand. F. B. West $130.62, Willamette Val "W hen heaven is ready to negotiate Treasurer’s Office 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. bacco. Assessor’s Office 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. ft t i n further — that’i why jw i three smallsquaresof Real District Attorney can gel the tout lotir • / lift clou motion of athletics and a considerable supporting the cam paign about to open $103.50, 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. Ferry zone the troops are followed with County Court 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 Co. $2.10. traveling huts, fully stocked with ath ton $67.50, C. W. Beckett $17-50, Dal Advertising “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 the like." 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, Contingencies 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 Court House ing, are: Lipman, Wolf & 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 Circuit Court 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, Circuit Court the million, and provides camp, edu work in this country as an Im perative H. Holman $3. II. Holman $9, F. K. Hubbard $9. cational and recreational activities for necessity to the victory of the Allies Justice Court Road Districts ’ in the battles for Democracy, and H. Holman $15.95, John W. Orr 1— the fighters, both here and abroad.” $497.97. “W ar Camp Com munity Service,” urged that no dim unition In speed be $24.20, G. O. Holman $5. 2— $961.if. expiains Emery Olmstead, state chair allowed to result through recent peace School Superintendent’s Office 3— $727.35. mau, "developed from the commission proposals. U nqualified indorsem ent j 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. ! ■ * K , N 0 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 Health Officer $33. 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. it* 6— $560.10. reation and surrounding the camps omitted. The following recipe is a practical example: Widow’s Pension 7— $458.80, 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 state 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. teaspoon vanilla , 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 necessary thing. without beating. 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 Charlotta 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- CRY Carter $.’10, 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: Care of Poor 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 $100, Mary Cutler expenses for send 16—John Underwood $104, John messages issued by departm ental women. We have now 703 huts sad ing M n| A. J. Frum to Kansas City, Walker $91.50, Lee Roberts $90, heads in W ashington, D. C., The Independence National ttank^'ÿ 60 am bulances in service. In the past Mo., $00.54, Con key & Walker gro Chas. Whipple $36, Lou Chase $36, copies^ of which were sent to few m onths aid has been given the ceries for Wm. Walker, George Wil Lyman Parker $45, Bill Block $45. Executive Secretary John Kol- Red Cross in tending abroad 100.000 Established .1889 lock. of the Oregon S tate Council son and Mr. Kennedy $28, King- 19— Ren Womer $38. parcels." 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 Multomnh County Itoard and care 21— $1,523.72. M . Y. W., K. of 0., Salvation Army, Twenty-Five Years proposals m ight interfere with Jew ish W elfare Beard. Library Asso of Mrs. A. J. Khim $23, H. G. Black 22— $456.50. cam paign plans just formulated. ciation and the W as Community Serv groceries for Ethel Davis and C. A. I 23— $82.50. Consequently, the United W ar '4 h £ ice and you help make a soldier, sailor McVey $18.02, Frank H. Ward W’ork drive, which epena Novem 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 DEPOSITS 2 rauny not sought to bring shout $17. 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 Ove 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 need of continued activities 'by 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, ing forces. 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 ! It Fewer Eggs are required ROYAL POWDER K ” for J. W. Nonamaker $4.42, G H. $43,698.29.