o T H E P O L K C O U N T Y P O S T . HOW YOUR MONEY WILL HELP “BOYS” A Semi-Weekly Newspaper. Published Twice a Week at Independence, Polk County, Oregon, on Tuesday and Friday Official Statement of Seven Great Welfare Organizations. Entered as second-class matter March 26, 1918, at the postoffice at In dependence, Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1879. Subscription Rales: $1.50 a Year Strictly in Advance; Six Months $1.00; Three months 50 cents. All subscriptions stopped at expiration. _________ _______________________________________________ Z 3 CLYDE T. ECKER, Editor. Had Charles L. McNary been a “ big interests” repre sentative* he would have been decisively defeated by Os wald West, but a majority o f the people of Oregon are firmly convinced that Mr. McNary is a one hundred per cent progressive and that he will work at it all the time Now that the Senate is to pass to Republican control they will watch expectantly to see Mr. McNary exercise his “ progressiveness” and independence and resist all efforts o f the reactionarists to control the body o f which he is i member. A great many more Oregonians than voted for him Tuesday will back him up if he unites with other Pro gressive Republican senators and maintains a “ balance o f pow er” from the opening session to final adjournment W h en the Engine Stalls on The defeat of the state tax levy is a notice to Governor Withycombe that the taxpayers o f Oregon do not wan their money spent for state police. I f assurances had been given that no state money would be spent for that pur-, pose, the proposed levy would have received an affirmative vote. T B oy H o w d y/ man can chew this class of tobacco without extra cost. • • • • • It goes further— that’s why you can get the good taste o f this class o f tobac co without extra cost. lO v a poucn-znd worth it CO., DANVILLE ° VA In many recipe« the num ber of eggs m ay be reduced with excellent results by using an additional quantity o f Royal Baking Pow der, about a teaspoon, for each egg omitted. The following recipe is a practical example: Chocolate Sponge Roll TbaaU t teblaapoona malt ad abort an lax M cup hot w atar t taaapooo vanilla S teaspoon* R oyal B aking P ow dar callad far 4 ana aad no baMae a aarda» DIRECTIONS— Sift flour, baking powdar and salt together thraa times. Beat wbola eggs. Add slowly augar, than boiling watar slowly; add naxt vanilla, malted chocolate and maltad ahortaning, without baating. Sift in dry ingredients, and fold in aa lightly as poaaibla. Pour into larga baking pan iinad with oilad paper, and bake in alow ovan twenty minutes. When dona, turn out on a damp, hot cloth, spread with white icing and roll. Booklet o i recipe# w h ich econ om ite ht r u g . a • *p*n*lve Ingredient* egpeaelve ingredient* I m ailed nee. Addrm* r o y a l barin o POWDER CO. Its W illia m M.. N *w York The Imle/tendence National Bank' f “ Well, you made it rfgain I see!” says a smiling face under a tin hat—a face that used to look out over a congrega tion in Rochester. They glance far up ahead and there,, suspended in the evening light, they see a Hun balloon. "Y e p !” says the driver glancing at his watch. “ And w e came up Dead • Man’s Curve in less than three minutes — including one stall 1” "And don’t forget,” replies the Phila delphia broker, "that he can see us just as plain.” Later that night tw o American boys, fresh from the trenches bordering that shattered town, stumble up the stairs o f the chateau, into a sandbagged room where the Rochester minister has his canteen. The packing cases creak and groan, the truck plods on— straight toward that hanging menace. "G et any supplies tonight?” they ask. "Y ou bet I did 1” is the answer, "W h a t will you have?” Then up they go, through the strange silence broken only when a great pro jectile inscribes its arc o f sound far overhead. ROYAL POWDER t **«*re* malted choral at a The road sweeps round a village and on a tree is nailed a sign: “ Attention! L ’Ennemi Vous Voitl The Enemy Sees Y ou!” They reach another village— where heaps o f stone stand under crumpled walls. Fewer Eggs are required with S Straight down a village street in which the buildings are only skeletons o f buildings. H e wheels into the court yard o f a great shell-tom chateau. “ Say, w e can see him plain tonight I" murmurs the accountant from Chicago. Real Gravely Chewing Plug ' l teaapooe u ----- Hit „ n s*4s* N ow shells are falling, further back along the road. And the driver feels the summit as his wheels begin to pick up speed The man at the wheel used to be a broker in Philadelphia. Beside him sits an accountant from Chicago. A news paper man from the Pacific Coast is the third. N ow they all wear the uni form o f one o f these organizations. PEYTO N B R A N D GRAVELY TO B A C C O " W h -r-r-oom !” That one was close behind. The fragments o f the shell are rattling on the truck. H E Y climb aboard their loaded truck at sundown, fifteen miles behind the lines. They rumble through the winding streets, out on the white road that leads to Germany I Now do your Christmas shopping early. If you only knew to bacco you’d get a pouch of Real Gravely today. Then you’d have a sat isfying chew, a good tasting chew. It lasts so much longer that any Dead M an’s Curve! Established .1889 ° A Successful Business Career o f Twenty-Five Years " W h a t’s those? Canned peaches? Gimme some. Package o f American cigarettes— let’s see— an’ a cake o f chocolate— an’ some o f them cookies I” They reach a turn. They take it. T hey face a heavy incline. For half a mile it stretches and they know the Germans have the range o f every inch o f it. The mountain over there is where the big Boches’ guns are fired. This incline is their target. “ Gosh!” says the other youngster when his wants are filled “ W h a t would we do without y ou ?” * * * * You hear that up and down the front, a dozen times a night— " W h a t would w e do without them?” The three men on the truck bring up their gas masks to the alert, settle their steel helmets closer on their heads. Men and women in these organiza tions are risking their lives tonight to carry up supplies to the soldiers. Trucks and camionettes are creeping up as close as any transportation is permitted At first the camion holds its speed. Then it slackens off. The driver grabs his gear-shift, kicks out his clutch. The engine heaves— and heaves— and stallsl From there these people are carrying up to the gun-nests, through woods, across open fields, into the trenches. The boys are being served wherever they go. Things to eat, things to read things to smoke, are being carried up everywhere along the line. “ Quick! Spin it!” calls the driver. The California journalist has jumped. H e tugs at the big crank. “ W h-r-r-r-r-r-rTroom I ” The shell breaks fifty yards behind Another digs a hole beside the road just on ahead W ith new troops pouring into France, new supplies must be sent, more men and women by the hundreds must be enlisted. They are ready to give every thing. W ill you give your dollars to help them help our men? And then the engine comes to life. It cru n ch e s, g ro a n s -and a n sw ers. Slowly, with maddening lack o f haste. It rumbles on. UNITED WAR W O R K CAMPAIGN — — I ^ . V u i* * . . 1L • ui r — * y ( ' IN T E R E S T P A ID ON T IM E D E P O S IT S \ Officers and Directors H. H irschberg, Pres. D. W. Sears, V. P. Ira P . M ix, Cashier W . H. W alker I. A. Allen O. D. Butler Citizens of Oregon. In the week of November 11-18, will respond to the call of the United War Work Campaign for funds to make happy and effective the fighting men of the Nation. That the citizens will uphold the common wealth's notable record In doing Its share to win the war is taken for granted, once the needs are under stood. Oregon's quota in the joint drive of the «even great organizations doing war service work is 1770,000. Presi dent Wilson authorized this united drive and named the participating bodies. The purposes for which the funds are needed and to which they are dedicated are vital to the war’s success. The Y. M. C. A. has more than 2000 huts In the great battle zone and Is ministering to the boys overseas. In trench and camp, leaving undone noth ing It can do to help them. In America the "Y ” Is In every camp and canton ment. It Is with the boys “ crossing over” and, at request of the War De partment, has recently Joined In the task of instructing aelectlvea even be fore they are called. War work of the Y. W. C. A. is thus outlined by MrB. William MacMaster, state chairman: "Already we hare lh thlB country 2,000,000 women doing actual war work, while another 2,000,000 have re leased men for service by undertaking their work. To the Y. W. C. A., ‘the beet big Bister In the world,' has been committed by the government and mili tary authorities the serious respon sibility of directing the thought, creat ing the environment and furnishing the material needs of this army of girls. Already 105 hostess houses have been opened, War Service Clubs organ ized, the Patriotic* League created, nurses sent where needed and now we are asked to furnish emergency hous ing for thousands of girl war workers." John W. Kelley, associate drive di rector, says of the Knights of Columbus: ‘Knights of Columbus halls are in operation In all cantonments, training camps and naval stations in the United States and the halls are also establish ed with the American Expeditionary Forces In France, Italy, Russia and England. The motto Is ‘Everybody Welcome’, service being given irrespec tive of race, creed, or rank. Millions of cigarettes, pipes, bouillon cubes, gum packages and tons of chocolate have been given free to the soldiers over seas. One of the specialties is the pro motion of athletics and a considerable Item In the budget Is for baseball equip ment, boxing gloves, etc. In the war zone the troops aro followed with motor trucks which are virtually traveling huts, fully stocked with ath letic goods, stationery, cigarettes, and the like.” Needs and activities ofl the Jewish Welfare Board, explained by Ben Sell ing, are: In one year the number of cur field representatives has grswn from 10 ta 213. Now we are faced with the de mand for 400 additional workers la this country and 100 overseas. #Tho money going Into our fund pays nec essary expenses and salaries, furnishes Bibles and prayerboeks by the thou sands and letterheads and envelopes by the million, and provides camp, edu cational and recreational activities for the fighters, both here and abroad.” War Camp Community Service,” explains Emery Olmstead, state chair man, "developed from tbe commission created by the War aad Navy Depart ments, first known aa tks Fosdlck Com mission. The community Is Its partic ular field and thousands of workers are assisting the towns in caring far visiting soldiers and sailors, providing wholesome amusement aad clean rec reation aad surrounding the caaspo with hospitality.” , Functions of the American Library Association, says W illiam L. Brewster, state chairman, are “ to provide books and reading matter to the soldiers and sailors through ce-eperattng agencies and directly.” Thirty library build- Inga have been provided at caatoa- ments; 3,750,994 donated books dis tributed; 1,949,940 books and tons of magazines sent abroad, and 609,099 needed military technical books bought and given the men. These are some things the Salvation Army does, according to O. C. Bertz meyer, state Chairman: “On lines of communication our huts are open day and n igh t Then, follow ing their methods, our men and women go right to the trenches and distribute chooelate, coffee, doughnut- and pise. Sixty per cent of the 1490 workers are women. *We have now 743 huts aad (0 ambulances in service. In the past few months aid has been given the Red Cress in sending nbroad 109,999 parcels.” Here’s your chance— give to the Y. M , Y. W , K. of C., Salvation Army, Jewish Welfare Board, Library Asso ciation nod the War Community Serv- loe aad you help make n soldier, sailor or marl me happier and better. Do yon want to get n good book to a soldier, seller or marine? QIVB to the American Library Association. G IVE to the wnr welfare agenclee aad keep up the sserale ef our flgkt- tag tOrceo. I liis space is paid for by patriotic citizens who wish to impress upon their fellow Americans (he great importance o f raising this money for “ our” boys “ over there.” i doughant to the frost lias bg stola« to the ■ « to s iti« Army.