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OREGON NEWS NOTES
That 600 persons In Polk county
canned 108,507 quarta of home pre
serves, fruits, vegetables and moats
In 1918, valued at $33,612.97, is shown
In a report by MlaS. Anna M. Turley,
state leader of home demonstration
Principal Events ef the Week agents at the Oregon Agricultural col
DEMOCRACY HAS WON
Briefly Sketched for Infer*
THE W H I T E HOUSE
THE K A ISE R IS W H IPPE D
Apples are moving ateadily through
receiving plants at Hood River and
nation ef Our Readers.
along the line of the Mount Hood
WHILE W E ARE REJOICING OVER WORLD
13 September, 1918.
railway and more than 40 per cent of
W id e p lac e l e t r s n o t f o r g e t o u r
Portland will appropriate $2,826,470 this year’s crop has been routed to
My dear Mr. Fosdick:
for its public schools In 1919.
May I convey through you as Chairman of the Commission
eastern points. The Apple Growers’
SMALLER DUTIES TO THOSE WHO HAVE
on Training Camp Activities, a very wurm expression of tlte Gov
, The Western Walnut association association has shipped 586 cars of
SERVED US WELL AT HOME.
ernment's appreciation of the splendid services rendered by the
convened at McMInnvifle Wednesday. fruit.
W E CALL THE ATTENTION OF THOSE WHO
seven officially recognized volunteer organizations which are min-
Miss Doris Sawyer has become
Two fatal accidents were reported
• ¡storing to the troops at home and overseas? The agencies to
tester for the Linn county Cow Test to the state industrial accident com
OWE BILLS HERE AND HAVE RECEIVED
which I refer are
mission for the week, out of a total
I STATEMENTS OF THE SAME, BUT WERE
Young Men's Christian Association
Farmers’ and homemakers’ week o f 358 Industrial casualties in qfce
Young Woman’s Christian Association
will not be held at the Oregon Agri state. The fatalities were: Oscar
I PROBABLY FORGOTTEN IN THE RUSH OF
National Catholic War Council
kins. Grants Pass, construction work,
cultural college this winter.
j OTHER DUTIES AT THE TIME, THAT WE
Plans are being made for holding'
3 WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE AN EARLY
American Library Association
the annual Pork county corn show in works.
War Camp Community Service
Fishermen on the lower Coquille
Independence December i3 and 14.
In the Hillsboro city election an river have been enjoying unusual
Our soldiers overseas are fighting the battle for democracy with a
Initiated measure dosing motion pic- prosperity during the sRverside run
spirit and a morale unexcelled in any other army. That spirit and
tui* theaters on S w day was defeated and some have made a year's wages
that morale will win the war. Through the work which these
In one month. During the heaviest
372 to 144.
seveif organizations are jointly conducting America is expressing
Three hundred and seventeen boxes run one seining crew took 3300 fish
I PERFECT SERVICE
PU RE DRUGS I of pears shipped to the Earl Fruit In one day, amounting to about 35,000
lier wholehearted support of our troops in camp and in the lines,
and her anxious desire that the flue edge of their training as
company in Chlcage by Dugald Camp pounds.
fighting men should he maintained. The activities of these organ
Western Union telegraph business
bell, of Eugene, sold for $1144.39.
izations, therefore, in mobilizing the home, and the church behind
Officials o f the big oil companies on Coos bay Is under criticism, com
the army is of vital miltary value and will he of the most essential
CITY AND COUNTRY
POLK COUNTY POST represented in Oregon have announc plaint having been entered by the
value in effecting the result.
ed that service stations and garages
Twice A W eek
The united war work campaign of these societies is merci;
the authorities at Washington. The
Tell The Poet
indication of that unity of spirit as a nation that is mak
Phone M. 621
ing it possible for us to win the war. That spirit and the place
pro certain and aggravating delays have
Neville Eldridgc went to Portland
which the work of these agencies has made for itself in the hearts
News Items of public interest are gramme for 1919 calls for an expendi been reported.
of all of us gives me confidence to believe that the united cam
gladly received and much apprech
paign will he crowned with abundant success.
The annual school budget is pub-; atetl Bring them, send them, phone testatlve estimate of contemplated
Cordially and sincerely yours,
Uahed in this issue of The Post.
them or mall them. We thank you.
The Marshfield city council has
Polk county iias raised but half
of its quota for the United War a delightful rabbit dinner given by ordinances in the Btate, requiring li next spring, according to C. A. Dunn,
Salem friends last Sunday in an cense and restrictions that are very construction engineer of the state
ticipation of peace. Mrs. Walker is rigid.
The spruce production work of es
II. M. Richardson has succeeded a former resident of this city and
wipe out Hood River valley’s few re tablishing logging campa in the Bou
Alfred Spratley as resident mana has four sons in France.
maining Indiana. The epidemic has tin spruce area near Beaver Hill in
ger of the Independence Telephone
An event of unusunl importance struck a village north of the city of Coos county Is progressing fast and
the forop of soldiers now on the
and great expectancy on the part of Hood River.
The public service commission has ground numbers over 500. They are
One of the boys cashed a check in the guests is scheduled for tomorrow
France on the Farmers’ State Bank night at Wigrich when Major Rose suspended the action of the American engaged In building railroads, con
and after six months it reached In will be the host to a number of In Railway Express company In discon structing camps and opening coal
dependence and Buena Vista friends. tinuing offices at Sumpter, Whitney
A. J. Vartan, manager; Franz Nle-
mi, president; Jacob Kluvala and W.
The Williams Drug Co. has a num
Salem Journal: Much to the re
M. Reivo, directors of the Western
ber of accounts out wtiose payment gret of their friends, Mr. and Mrs. bank at Grass Valley, dynamited the
Workmen’s Publishing company, a
is greatly wished; in fact payment A. F,. Huckestein, Jr., are leaving for
Finnish socialist concern, of Astoria,
Independence this week to take up
were arrested oi^,charges of sedition.
their residence for the winter. Mr. ties and a small sum ef money.
The men are accused of circulating
II. V. Cauthorn of Independence Huckestein has accepted a position
Umatilla, elected two ypars ago, when seditious literature and trying to dis
is on the federal jury in Portland with the Standard Oil company.
went out and m^de a spirited courage enlistment In the army and
ami is sitting in the case of I)r. Ma
against the men, were i
rie Equi, charged with sedition.
Monmouth Herald: A. II. Craven,
The city of Astoria has applied to
after four weeks in the Salem hos
Oregon soldiers to the number of the state water board for appropria
Polk ■ County Observer: George pital, arrived in Monmouth Wednes
of which 60 are frem Multnomah tion ef water from Big creek to sup
Bronson has moved his sawmill day ns the next step on the road to
have been returned to their ply an additional municipal water rience the injurious effects o f poorly fitted shoes
from Pedee to the Osborn place, Wellvjlle. He is stopping with his
home state from the varleus camps supply at an estimated cost of $600,-
back of shady lane on the Luckia- parents in the city, his home being
and cantonments on account of tuber 000. The plan is to build a pipeline — h ow they ruin the feet and menace the gen
under quarantine for flu. Mrs. Crav
16<4 miles long. The present popula eral health and efficiency.
T h en let your boy
en has been sick and in care of a
Miss Pearl Snedeker has the dis tion of Astoria is plaoed at 30,000,
Fred Wiltsshire is here today hoik nurse hut is now rapidly recovering.
with an estimated population of 60,000
ing well and happy. He is working During her sickness, her daughter, tinction of being the first woman to In the next few years.
take up cow testing association werk
in the government ship yards at June, was at Willard Craven’s.
The tunnel of the Homestead
in Oregon. The aeeeetntien, lteting
Bremerton, Wash., and doing his
761 cows, of which she has charge, branch of the Oregon Short Line,
“bit" in a capable manner.
which runs between Huntington and
is in Tillamook.
FOR MEN ABROAD
The big prune pMklhg plant ef the Homestead, caught fire from a pas
Craven <fe Huff are competing with
California Packing corporation lo senger train passing through It. The
the President and governor in
Christmas parcel station at office
cated in Dallas has Just received an tunnel is located west of Homestead
Thanksgiving proclamations and of the Spaulding Logging Co.
order from the Uatted States govern and Is a half-mile long. It will be
speak with logic and wisdom. Their
Bring your Christmas parcel label
ment for about 3,649,900 pounds of many days before the tunnel. can be
message is on page of this Post.
in at once for carton.
cleared, timbered and retracked and give little feet ample room to develop naturally.
No Christmas parcels can be mail
Linn county will have an experi made safe for traffic.
Mrs. Peter Kurre attended the ed later than November 20. Don’t
Judge A. S. Beanett, democrat, ef And w e kn ow just h ow to fit them , having
enced delegation In the coming ses
funeral of her son-in-law, l/iuis put it off,-attend it to it now.
sion of the legislature, for every man The Dalles, evidently has been elected studied the question thoroughly.
Bowers, in Portland the first of the
Mrs. Geo. Carhray,
elected to a legtsMMve office from associate justice of the Oregon su
weeks. Mr. Bowers died at a train
II. S. Wood,
that couaty has had previous service preme cohft oveT Circuit Judge Cnke,
ing camp a few days after his ar
B. E. Smith,
of Marshfield, by a plurality of be
in the Oregon lsglatatvre.
rival with influenza.
caity for them the ilatest styles at price! that
The postofflce department has no tween 360 and 400. Official or com
are sure to satisfy.
tified Representative McArthur that
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Muhleman have
since no one will lake the postmaster- ties and the Incomplete count ef
moved back to Independence from
ship at Pleasant Home, Multnomah Cdfry, Grant and Harney give T ie
Corvallis and. are again ’ on the old j
The telephone company will
county, the department Is consider Dalles jurist a load of 449 over C#hp
farm. Everybody is glad of their re I appreciate subscribers calling
Though he is only 36 ysars o:
ing the discontinuance of the office.
turn. They are good neighbors and ! at the office and paying their
The heaviest Crater Lake travel la Charles Chttds, of Brownpvilte, pro!
Sam is a good farmer.
telephone accounts at once.
the hlatery of the national park is ably will be “ dean” e f the oVogoa
Independence Telephone Co.
reported for the season of 191$ by house e f representatives at the com
Mrs. Anna Walker was a guest at
Assistant Supertateadaat H. B. Mom ing session of the leglilpture.
yer. He reports 13,440 visitors regis was re-elected a representative Mjm
tered on the park books up to Novem Linn county for a fourth consetfKtve’
term and there will probably be no
ber 1 .
Coos county has established a tu other house member at the 1919 i m -
berculosis department at the county sion with his record for centlnuoue
(arm near Cequllle for the purpose service.
Following a long conference be
of furnishing attention to people sf-
fllcted with that disease during the tween city and county officials, city
time the state inatitutisn at Salom Is and state health officers, medical of
ficers from Vancouver barradk* end
WHEN you sit down to a meal you like to know
Tht Coos 6 Curry Telephone com various business interssts rotative to
pany has applied to the public serv the Spanish influenza epidemic in
that your food came from a store where repu
HIS is a picture of an
ice commission to be granted author- Portland. Mayor Raker Issued
tation counts--a store where best quality goods
5 1 Ity to impose a toll rate between C der that the closing ban which has
English bakery of the
are really best quality.
qffllle and Myrtle Point; also to be been in effect In that cky for nearly
century. That was
granted Increase on certain rentals a month will be lifted Sunday, No
a long time ago and things
This store gives you that advantage. We buy
The state military police, new num
Professor H. D. Scudder, of the Ore
Among these changes
our stock more carefully than our most partic
gon Agricultural college has been en bering about 180 men, wll) be reduced
is that of preparing food. We know how to make
gaged In field investigations In the to a ferce of 25 men. taoludiag of
vicinity of Amity, and from that vi ficers, and Adjutant Oeaeral Beg be
cinity aouth to Independence, the past will cut down his office force and take
STAPLE AND FANCY GOODS
ten days. In connection with plans for jther steps to trim the expenee of the
military organiantion In this state,
AT LOW PRICES
' ■ a
’ practical demonstration farm.
Telephone rata# for exchange serv as a result of a conference between
of a kind that makes eating a pleasure for the people
= Ice will be Increased In Oregon No Governor Withy combe, Major Deicb
It pays to buy quality goods, particularly when
ï : rember 16. according to claims made »f the military police and Adjutant
of this community. They have the home flavor,
you can get them at prices as low as ours. A
I before the public service commission General Beebe.
and their use avoids the drudgery of home baking.
Quietly marshaling their forest and
I Irrespective of whether the proposed
fair trial here means a steady customer every
They invariably bring our customers back for more.
| advance 1 * approved by the commis- picking every voter with care, the
m lion. This unusual situation Is de- women of Sandy sprung one of the
tim e -
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= flared to be due to the fact that the biggest surprises of the day on -fie-
= ; telephone service In under the control rember 6 when they elected Blanche
HONEST VA LU E S M AKE US GROW
Ç sf the poetoffioo department, which R. 8 heHey mayor and ffidaa Boson
P has exercised the power of the federal and Alice Scales for conncllmon.
g government to enable the ceaupa^y to Their names were net printed e*
g make an advance which the cA aptsr »allot, and outside of the onoe
: I tea arts le n ice ne ary to enable t*. for them. It was not known nptM
•* serv tee
, count lag of the vetee
O f Vital Military Value”
Says the Commander-in Chief
You may know from your own expe
A lw a ys Buy Shoes
Our children’s shoes are designed to
W e also fit grown folks perfectly and
Conkey & Walker
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i Best Groceries
Bread and Rolls
Quahty and cleanlineu art tht twin motiom
«if thir bakery at a ll ttnm.
JOHNSON & COLLINS