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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1918)
To the Voters of Polk County
D U R IN G M Y FORM ER TERM S AS S H E R IF F
OF P O L K COUNTY, I CONDUCTED TH E A F
F A IR S OF T H A T OFFICE W IT H TH E A SSIST
ANCE OF O N LY ONE D E P U T Y , E X C E P T A T
'T A X COLLECTION TIM E, W H E N FOR A F E W
W E E K S EACH Y E A R IT W A S N EC ESSAR Y TO
E M P L O Y A D D IT IO N A L H E LP . I CAN SEE NO
REASON W H Y A G R E A T E R N U M BER SHOULD
BE ON TH E C O U N TY P A Y R O L L A T TH E P R E S
E N T TIM E. THE W O R K OF TH E S H E R IF F ’S
OFFICE IS NO G R E A TE R NOW T H A N I T W A S
FOUR Y E A R S AGO, IN FACT, TH E R E IS PR O B
A B L Y LESS FOR T H A T O FFIC E R TO DO.
A F E W Y E A R S AGO, THE C O U N TY J A IL OC-
n iB H in im n iiin iin iw iin iM iiin ii
Il I !■! I !■! I!■!Ill
C U PIE D MUCH OF TH E S H E R IF F ’S T IM E AN D
A T T E N T IO N .. A S E V E R Y V O TER KNO^fS, TH E
C R IM IN A L E L E M E N T I N PO LK , AS IN O THER
CO UNTIES IN OREGON, H AS P R A C T IC A L L Y
D IS A P P E A R E D A N D OUR CO U N TY J A IL
STAND S E M P T Y FOR M ONTHS A T A TIM E.
T H IS R E LE A SE S TH E S H E R IF F ’S OFFICE
FROM MUCH E X T R A W O R K AND A TTE N TIO N .
TH E W A R H A S NOT ADDED G R E A T L Y TO
TH E D U TIE S OF A N Y C O U N TY.O FFIC E R , AS
TH E C A P A B L E Y O U N G W O M AN IN THE OF
FICE OF TH E L O C A L CO UNCIL OF DEFENSE
A T T E N D S TO P R A C T IC A L L Y A L L OF THE
CORRESPONDENCE, I N A D D IT IO N TO L E N D
While Craven and H uff are on
the ballot they would rather sell
a Welcome Heater than be elected
VOTE ALL DAY FOR THE WELCOME
W hy shiver around on
these cold mornings
and evenings and in
vite the germs of colds,
“ grip” and influenza
to attack you or mem
bers of your family?
Keep warm, keep dry,
keep clean and breathe
pure air and you’ll soon
save the price of the
stove in doctors’s bills
W H E N I T COMES TO
C H O O S I N G THE
K IN D OF A STOVE,
T H E R E ’S B U T ONE
R IG H T CHOSE AN D
I T ’S A W E L C O M E
Died in the Service
JOHN O. NASH
HARRY H. STALNAKER
ARMIN D. YOUNG
Prisoner of W ar
LIEUT. RALF A. FLOYD
WEATHER STATISTICS FOR
THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
M IC H A E L S ’
And save the advance price which is coming in
ED HAD THE RIGHT HUNCH
material, also a shortage which may confront us.
It didn’t take Ed Mekkers of
Rickreall long to hud the owner
of two cows that came to his
place. Ed writes that the own
er “ ‘read it in your paper." I f-
you want people to know it, put
it in The Post.
C H R ISTM A S G IV IN G
“ O VER H E R E ”
“ O VER T H E R E ”
W e can satisfy the most fastidious customer.
CONSERVE Y O U R E N E R G IE S
FOR W A R W O R K !
DO N’T fatigue yourself over the wash tub
every week, so that you are no good for de
mands made on you for Red Cross work and
Have your Photo ready for—
IN D E PE N D E N C E
STE A M
W ill do the work for you at reasonable
NO D AM AG E TO Y O U R CLOTHES
L A T E S T IM P R O V E M E N T S
P R O M P T SE RVIC E
D E L IV E R Y
«A T S I TO MYSELT SAY8 I THE POST IS THE PAPER TO BUT.
| Local representative of Western
| Conservatory of Music, Chicago
| Diplomas granted.
Residence Phone 4821.
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two feet below zero, the lowest
known for the past twenty years.
Phone Farm 3013
The average stage of the river was l----- !-----------------------------------
1.3 feet below zero. The overage
temperature for October of one year
ago was lift and the average mini few minutes the last few days.
They haven’t done much damage
mum was 43.
yet but the shrapnel has made the
roofs around here look like sieves.
S PEACE PROSPECTS SEND
HOPS TO TWENTY CENTS It sure is a weird sound to listen to
the shrapnel whistling through the
With an early pence almost assur air and then clatter on the slut and
ed, the price of hops has jumped to tile roofs.
Mos of the fellows are sleeping
20c. Too late for’loenl bepeflt.
where they can get to a dugout in a
few jumps and some are even sleep
IN MEMORY OF
ELI FRANKLIN TICE ing in them.
DEAN S. BAUGHMAN.
!CRAVEN & H U FFj
Voice and Piano
INSTRUCTION GIVEN AT
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are Mrs. Graca Yeater and Katherine
Tice of Independence and Mrs. Clara
Jordan and Ernest Tice of Portland.
Also four brothers and two sisiers:
A L W A Y S SOLD B Y
L. W. Tice of Sandy, Ore., A. J. Tice
of Burton, Wash., Charles Tice of
Aberdeen, Wash., W. H. Tice of In
dependence and Mrs. Lizzie Burbank
of Airlie, Ore., and Mrs. Emma
Childers of Enterprise, Ore.
He was converted in July 1918 at
the Apostolic Faith camp meeting at
m « i i w i i w i « i i M i « i i ! n i M i i i n i » i i w i m i i » i » i i « i i i n i ! W ||w ||w |||i m « |n >,i||,||||!i |w i!t f f / Kenton and Lombard streets, Port
land. He has been an invalid for
months, but found that the grace of
God and the patience of Jesus Christ
was a comfort to himself and a tes
timony of the grace and love of God
DO N’T W A IT
to those who cared for him in the
H A V E Y O U R P IC T U R E M AD E NOW
last hours of his life.
h e d g e s M c I n t o s h
MRS. A L L E N CHASE
S T E IG E R ft K E R R ’S
P O L K C O U N TY
R O L L OJFHONOR
Tracy Staats, candidate for county
clerk, is a man of family and a tax
payer. He is competent and will
On account of the high price of
feed wo are compelled to raise the
price of milk, beginning November
1, as follows:
Pints—$1.50 to $2.25.
Quarts—$3.00 to $3.50.
By the gallon—30c. to 40c.
Otto Hi Ike.
B U E N A V IS T A
F.d Harmon is on the sick list.
R. E. Prather and family Sunday-
ed at the N. C. Anderson home.
Marvin Wells left Fridny for Ben
son Polyechnic School in Portland.
The Misses Thelma nnd Alice Moe
were shopping in Albany Saturday.
Mrs. Sarah Collfns of Dallas was
a week end visitor with friends nnd
IN G O TH ER A ID . TH E W A R W O R K OF TH E
S H E R IF F IS L A R G E L Y E X E C U TIV E , R A T H E R
T H A N C LE R IC A L.
I C AN SEE NO REASON FOR E M P L O Y IN G
MORE T H A N ONE D E P U T Y IN THE S H E R IF F ’S
OFFICE, E X C E P T A T T A X COLECTING TIM E,
AN D I F ELECTED N E X T TU ESD AY, I PR O M
ISE TO CONDUCT THE OFFICE UNDER TH E
SAME CO ND ITIO NS W H IC H NOW E X IS T ,
W IT H ONE A S S IS T A N T, THUS SA V IN G TO
TH E T A X P A Y E R S OF P O L K CO UNTY THE
S A L A R Y OF ONE D E P U T Y .
JOHN M. GRANT.
C A N D ID A T E FOR S H E R IF F
had appendicitis, returned home
Thursday with him much improved.
She also reports that the family of
John E. Wells just getting over the
J. C. Huston has sold his town
property to Bert Snyder and is mov
ing to Salem tins week. This will
make an ideal place for Bert and is
handy to the ferry which he runs
for the county. Mr. Huston it is un
derstood will go back to his old
place.at the state institution. Their
many friends wish for the family
the best there is in their new loca
The remains of .1. O. Nash, son of
Jake and Susan Nash, who died at (Paid advertisement hy T. J. Graves)
the naval hospital in Portsmouth,
Va., arrived last Wednesday and
funeral services were held Thurs
day with short services at the house
and open air services at the grave
at 2 o’clock. A full military service
was given which was very impres
sive, eight sailor Iwys and a captain
coming from Portland. Dr. Duns
more officiated in a few well spoken
Johnie was hut 20 years old when
he died and has been in the service
nearly two years and his untimely
death is mourned hy the whole com
He leaves two sisters and three
brothers, besides his parents who
wish to thank nil who were so kind
to them during the sickness nnd
death of their son and brother.
The floral offerings were many
and beautiful. A wreath was sent
from the battleship, Pueblo, where
he was well liked and a valuable
Stop colds— Save
Those in attendance from a dis
Bills— Enjoy solid
tance were Mr. and Mrs. .1. M. Prath
comfort. No more cold
er and family, Bobby Prather, Mrs.
rooms to dress in. You
Kignr, Gladys Reynolds and Gilbert
can heat your home warm
nnd Alfred Loy of Corvallis, W. It.
and cozy every morning
Bevens of Portland, Mrs. Sarah Col
lins, Mrs. Amos Holman and Misses
Leonilln, Lillian and Edna Smith of
Thus the first gold star goes on
A IR -T IG H T
our Community Service Flag.
.Johnnie graduated from the Bue
na Vista high school in June 1916
and joined the colors in February
From zero to seventy
1917. All the young men from that
degrees in five minute*
class are now in the service; Art
and an evenly heated
Black, seaman sailor oil the battle
home all day long is guar
ship, Fredrick, Verd Shrunk, work
anteed with this remark
ing in nn aviator's shop somewhere
able heater. Come in now
in France, Gilbert and Alfred Loy
— W e have a size and
in the S. A. T. C. at Corvallis rind
style to your liking.
Ernest Chown waiting his call fun
mentnrily and Clifford Wells in the
tank service in eastern camps.
W IG R IC H
Tracy Staats has held many posi
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner are
tions of trust in Polk county. En
Miss Sissie Plant returned to her
quire if he has made good.
home here after a week’s stay with
(Paid ad.) relatives in Salem.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Jesse Tann moved
DEAN S. BAUGHMAN RELATES
Ralph Lucas, who spent several the last of the week to Carlton.
THRILLING EXPERIENCES days at the home of his parents, re
Misses Plant nnd Rose were call
turned to Portland Monday. *
in this vicinity Wednesday even
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has given us many hearty laughs.
Jim Nash and family returned to ing.
Sept. 26—There isn't much to write their home in Salem Monday after
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner were
about that I can tell you. I, by some a week’s stay at the J. R. Nash
calling nt Ralph Porterfield’s Wed
lucky chance, don’t happen to he on home.
any detail now and have not worked
any for a few days. My hand is all
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. McLaughlin
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Chown nnd
O. K. again.
motored to Wood hum Sunday and
W e are in a French city that was and atended the funernl of Grandma son, Ernest, have been nursing had
colds, hut nothing serious.
a short time ago in the hands of the Darral, an old friend.
Germans. I should judge it has a
The school closed on Monday for
population of 10,000 and is now all
Gale Prather and Ilarve Nash
shot to pieces. We are in the edge were called before the examination two weeks on account of had colds
of the town in a house which by board, successfully passed and ex and influenza. There are no cases
in this vicinity yet.
luck is hardly damaged. It has been pect to be in uniform before long.
a very pretty place and would he
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Porjerflehl
now with a little work. Have been
Jesse Tann, after spending several
family spent Sunday with Mrs.
out nearly all morning having a tar days with his wife at the home of
get practise with both our rifles and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Nash, Porterfield’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
German rifles, which were found left for Salem Monday where he has Hartman near Independence.
work at a dairy.
Walter Plant motored to Salem
Wish I could send you some sou
venirs for I have all kinds of Ger
Lester Murphy was called to As Sunday evening nnd got his sister,
man relics st/ch „s helmets, pistols, toria hy the illness of his father-in- who has been taking care of her sis
rifles, etc. W e hove everything in law, Mr. Wilson, with Spanish in ter-in-law who has been quite sick.
the company from rifles up to Ger
man machine guns nnd even have
two German three-ton trucks that
we have salvaged nnd are running
Sept. 29— Hove been busy lately
dodging shells. The Roches have
been shelling the town here every
T. J. G RAVE S
fluenza. His two little daughters
Trncy Staats comes from one of
have been at the Wilson home for
some time nnd much Anxiety is felt the prominent pioneer families of
Polk county and if elected county
clerk, he will conduct the office in
Mrs. Simmons, who was cnlled to a business like way nnd everyone
Portland several days ago, by the w ill be trented with courtesy.
serious illness of her son. W ill, who
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