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D O IN G S ,O F T H E V A N LO O N S
It looks as if Father got into something
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y o u C A N HAVE.
L A C L S O U V V A K f.
Over and N O W fo r a Joyful
Great • World
C H U R C H S E R V IC E S TO BE R E SU M E D S U N D A Y ;
L E T E V E R Y P L A C E OF W O R S H IP BE F IL L E D . ,
Methodist Church Services
The ban being lifted there wil be
at the M. E. church Sunday
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. The res
| pective subjects will be used.
v in g D a y
Never'in the period of our existence have we so
much to be thankful for. . I t ’s great! Just think
the boys will soon be coming home, so lets make
this Thanksgiving Day the greatest one, the
happiest one, the best one we over had.
But oo Thanksgiving Dinner or any other din-
good as it cofftd be when poor or worn
used tp-cook it with. . Buy from us
pfy of pottf and pans and above all a
on’t let the'small expense keep you
oaring the -flavor of every eatable on
Then how much more .Mother enjoys
the feast. ».Then top it all off with a
~ earvingvset and make the day com-
the family gathers around the ban-
with every one hungry it is certainly
¡to have Father wrestling with the
fowl and making no headway apparently when
with a K een.K utter carving set everybody
woulcfc get i their portion about as soon as the
blessing was over. Regardless of age, a Keen
Kutter tool works smoothly on turkey, goose,
duck or chicken.
Rev. W. B, Stewart, Asaociational
Pastor of Baptist churches, w ill con
duct services in the First Baptist
church of Independence next Sun
day morning and evening. Every
body invited to attend both services.
Sunday school every Sunduy morn
ing. The bible class is taught by B.
“ Humility in Successful Service”
and “Soul’s Ease.” Sunday school
at 10 a. m.
Not being able to become acquaint
ed, it is desired that as many come
to the services as possible. Let there
bd^a spirit of church-going be true
There will he no services at the
when the Boys come home.
Presbyterian and Christian churches
either morning.or evening.
C. T. COOK, Pastor.
SO U T H
ROLL O FH O N O R
JASON A. ARRELL.
Died in the Service
JOHN O. NASH
Severely Wounded —
H ARRY H. STALNAKER
ARM IN D. YOUNG
Prisoner o f War
LIEUT. RALF A. FLOYD
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C O N N E C T I O N W IT H
TH E P O L K C O U N T Y POST
T H IS IS YOUR O P P O R T U N IT Y to g « t your own homo
paper and T H K W K S TK R N P A R M E R , both fo r one year.
at a saving.
LO T T IE
h e d g e s m c in t o s h
Voice and Piano
] Local representative of Western
| Conservatory of Music, Chicago
| Diplomas granted.
Residence Phone 4821.
T H E W E S T E R N F A R M E R la acknowledged to be the
beat (arm m ugaitne published in the W est (o r tbe West.,
It Is w ell printed, w ell Illustrated and contains much uss-
(ul and interesting lntormation each issue.
m agasine contains not alons the latest authentlo Intor-
matlon o f value to the (arm ers o( this state, but many
Interesting stories, household helps, (o r c «(u l editorials,
etc. I t is a clean, constructive m agasine w ith liv e de
partments o ( Interest to every member ot your (am lly-r.
It Is the kind o f paper you can liv e by and (aria by.
MRS. A L L E N C H A S E
NOTICE OF SCHOOL MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN To
INSTRUCTION GIVEN A T
the legal voters of School District
No. 29 of Polk County, State of Ore
gon, that a SCHOOL MEETING of
Phone Farm 3013
said District wil be held at the Pub
lic School building on the 29th day
of November, 1918, at 7:30 o’clock in
Chairman Board of Directors.
. . H U F F
the evening to vote on the propbsi-
tion of levying a special district tax.
The total amount of money need
ed by the district during the fiscal
year beginning on June 30th, 1918,
B U E N A V IS T A
ending on June 30, 1919, is esti
mated in the following budget qnd
Abe Porter of Talmage was a call
‘Tncludes the amounts to be received
from the county school fund, state er in Buena Vista Friday.
school fund, special district tax, and
M. N. Prather wus a business call
all other moneys of the district:
D 0 N W W A IT '
er in Albany Thursday.
. H A V E Y O U R P IC T U R E M A D E N O W
Lester Murphy and son are recov
1. Teachers' salaries........ $6,000.00
A T M IC H A E L S ’ , S T U D IO
2. Furniture .. ......................100.00 ering from an attack of influenza,
3. Apparatus and supplies, such
And save t h e . advance price which, is coming in
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ktiighton
as maps, chalk, erasers, stoves
malarial, also a shortage which may confront us.
curtains, etc....................... 850.00 twere shopping in Albauy Saturday.
4. Library b o o k s ..................100.00
Havo your Photo ready for—
M. I. Conger and family were Sun
5. F l a g s ..................................20.00
day callers at the Ed Harmon home,
C H R IS T M A S G IV IN G
fi. Repairs of shhool houses, out
buildings or fences . . . . ..500.00
“ O V E R H E R E ’».
R. Peterson and Mr. Moo were
7. Improving grounds ... ...........
8. Playground equipment .. ..50.00 shopping in Independence Satur
9. Transportation of pupils . . . .
10. Tuition of p u p ils ................
“ OVER TH ER E”
Mr. Godwin has purchased the
11. Janitor's w a g e s ............... 990.00
12. Janitor’s su p p lies............ 50.00 Black place and is moving his fam
Wa oan satisfy the moat iastidlons customer.
13. F u e l.................................500.00 ily Nei*c.
14. Light and P o w e r ............ 100.00
N. f . Anderson and Ed Prather
M IC H A E L S ’ STUDIO
15. W a to r.. . . ....................... 50.00
16. Clerk’s s a la r y ................. 115.00 sold 21 hogs to a Salem butcher
17. Postage and stationery ..15.00 Monday.
18. For the payment of bonded
Ed Prather, M. V. Prather and Ed
debt and interest thereon, is
Harmon have finished their full
sued under Sections 117, 144
to 148, and 422 of the School
W O M E N *’ !
Laws of Oregon, 1917 .. . ,2125.00
M. J. Krentz and wife of Salem
19. Paving assessment.......... 140.00
week end visitors at the N. G.
C O N SE R V E Y O U R E N E R G IE S
21. A ll other purposes.......... 200.00 Anderson home.
F O R W A R W 0RK4
Total estimated amount of
Reynolds and children
money to be expended for all
purposes during the year. .$12,055 visited her brother, Mr. Shrunk, at
D O N ’T fatigue yourself over the wash tub
From county school fund during
every week, so that you are b o good for de
Mrs. Smith of Moro came Fi^day
the coming school y e a r ........... $2856
spend the winter with her daugh
mands made en you for Red Gross work and
ter, Mrs. G. A. Wells.
i other things. :i
Estimated amount to be received!
N. C. Ahderson and wife and Mrs.
from, all olher sources during the
T ltE IN D E P E N D E N C E 1 S T E A M L A U N D R Y
Tann and Mrs. Ed Prather were
coming school year. High School
W ill do the work for you at reasonable
T a x ............................................1400 Salem callers Friday.
Total estimated receipt«, not in
Vesta and Vcrle Kreutz of Salem
cluding the money to be received
were the guests of their cousin,
from the tax which it is proposed
NO D A M A G E TO Y O U R O L O T H E S
to vote . .......... .......................$4898 Blanche Harmon, Sunday.
L A T E S T IM P R O V E M E N T S
Miss Gladys Evans, ’one of our
Total estimated expenses tor the
P R O M P T S E R V IC E
y e a r .......................................$12056 teachers, spent the week end with
her parents o t Monmouth.
Total estimated receipts not in
D E L IV E R Y
cluding the tax to he voted ..4898
Mrs. M. V. Prather and daughtor,
Balance, amount to be raised by
district t a x ............................... $7157 Pearly, and Mrs. Snyder, who have
Dated thh» 13th day of November, been quite sick, are improving.
The peace news was received
J. S. BOHANNbN,
POST IS THXPAPEB TO BUT.
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N am e
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This Paper and Western Farmer
One Whole Year for
here with great rejoicing ami a num five zones comprising the, following
ber from here took part in the pence neighliorhoods: West Salem,.Perry-
rally at-Independence Monday.
dale, independence, Falls City and
Airlie. In each zone a first prize, of
Miss Laura Hale went to Salem $•’!', a second prize of $2 and a third
Monday lo resume her school work prize of $1 will ibe given. T o the
which have been closed three weeks Isiy or girl who catches thd, largest
on account of influenza.
number of moles and gophers in. the
county, an additional prize of $5. will
Word was received here of the he awarded.
serious illness of one of Billy Wells’
For a list of winners in each xo«e
daughters in Eugene. They at one watch this space each week.
time lived here, but are at. Halsey
H. E. GREGORY,
now. She was going to school at
Eugene when taken siek. Her many
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Fifty Y ea n Marrie«
(Benton County Courier.)
Fifty years ago (Nov. 12, 1868) Dr.
and Mrs. J. R. N. Bel! started on
life’s journey together, and in recog
nition of that event hud planned to
invite their friends to cull from 3
to 7 p. m. at their residilnee, ,136
South Ninth StYee.t, Corvnllis, hut on
account of the prevailing epidemic
Dr. and Mrs. Shedd of Pullman,
Wash., and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rich
ardson of Independence, Ore., could
not he ix'esent on the 12th, so wus
compelled *to postpone the nuptial
event until Thanksgiving day when
they wil bo ut home to all their
friends from 3 to 7 p. m.
Following the demonstrations a
trapping contest will be curried on
by tlie boys and girls of the M tinty
under the supervision of the County
Agent. The contest ope/ied Novem
her 11 And will continue until De
cember 28. Sixteen prizes amount
ing to $35 will Is* awarded to-the
best hoy or girl trapper under 18
yearp of age. This money will he
paid in addition to the regulur
bounty of five cents on moles and
gophers and ffte cmii reraivad for
the mole skins. .
The county has been divided iuto
FU RNISH INCI
CASH o n TI1ALE
& s w o p ir
I. 0. O, F. Building.*