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SPIRIT OF U. S.
BERRY RAISING TO ROOM
I S ' l ACHMUND’S PREDICTION
CITY AND COUNTRY
Mrs. K. C. Eldridge was a passen
ger for Portland tonight.
(Continued from Page 1.)
am identified is offering to enter in
VICTORY HAS CROWNED THE
Particulars of the death of Mrs. W to long term contracts with owners
E. Bevins will be given next week of berry lands. The chief market in
ACHIEVEMENTS OF OUR BRAVE SOLDIERS “
the valley now is Salem. Three big
AND SAILORS AND A JU ST AND RIGHTEOUS | Sacrifloe to Ensure Allied Loa
Monmouth Herald: A number of canneries are now in operation, and
Greatest Single Food
our farmers sold hogs Wednesday in addition the Pheasant Northwest
PEACE WILL SOON BE PROCLAIMED THRU-
delivering at Independence.
Products company is specializing in
OUT THE WORLD—THEREFORE— LET US
loganberry beverages and extract for
NOT FORGET TO MAKE OUR BOYS STAY
E. N. Johnson will become a farm
NOW er. He has a farm near Camas, flavoring. Both have become im
OVERSEAS OR IN THE CAMPS AS CHEERFUL
mensely popular thruout the United
Wash., and move there soon.
States and their popularity is cer
AS POSSIBLE. WRITE THEM CHEERFUL
Ail the Nation« W ill Be Ablo to Re
tain to increase. Because only a
Dean Walker has returned from few years ago berries of all kinds
LETTERS ON ATTRACTIVE STATIONARY.
turn to Their Normal Sup
officers’ training school in Ken could be had for the price of pick
ply of White
WE CAN SUPPLY THE MOST FASTIDIOUS
tucky and is now in Eugene.
ing, the acreage was reduced to local
TASTES l i j THE LATEST STYLES, COLORS,
and home consumption, and the big
The show at the Isis for Saturday, problem confronting the canneries
O vershadow ing all o th e r accom plish night, Dec. 14, is “That Devil Ba-
just now is to increase the acreage
WATCH FOR OUR
m ents o f th e A m erican people u n d er teese”, a character story, with Mon
and meet the world wide demand
th e lead e rsh ip o f F ood A dm inistration roe Salisbury is the lead.
that has been created for this class
la th e h isto ry o f w h eat ex p o rts In the
p a st six teen m onths. O ur w h eat ex
their first meet According to Senator Lachmuud
p o rt p rogram p ro v ed conclusively to
th e w orld th a t A m erica w as la th is ing of the season with the L. Damons the company which he represents
w a r from s ta r t to finish and w illing to last Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. will manufacture more than 200,000
m ake any aucrlflce th a t will hnaten Damon are always splendid hosts cases of jellies and jams in the next
victory o r m a in ta in the h ealth and and their guests are glad to be there
stre n g th o f people overseas, upon
Williams’ Drug Co.
CITY AND COUNTRY
Christian Church Ladies’ hazaar
and cooked food sale, Saturday,
■i i in i Mummia
POLK COUNTY POST
Twice A Week
Phone M. 621
News Items of public interest are
S. Taylor Jones, S. P. agent, has gladly received and much appreci
returned home after several weeks
ated. Bring them, send them, phone
illness in a Portland hospital.
them or mail them. We thank you
Word has been received from Cen-
tralia, Wnsh., that Mrs. N. F. Gillis- contemplate making Independence
pie is seriously ill of influenza.
whom rested th e h e a v ie st w eight of
o a r w ar.
Now th a t p re ssu re on ocean tonnage
la eased by th e sto p p ing o f larg e m ove
m ents of troopa to E urope, we m ay re
lax o u r effo rts to sav e w heat. T he ac
cu m u lated su rp lu s In A u stra lia , A rgen
tin e and o th e r h ith e rto Inaccessible
m a rk e ts w ill becom e available, and
probably no m ore th a n o u r no rm al su r
p lus will have to leav e th is country.
W e In A m erica an d th e n atio n s w hich
have won th e w orld fo r freedom will
be enabled to e a t th e ir norm al w heat
lo af a t th e common ta b le o f th e peo
ples o f dem ocracy.
W e e n te re d th e p a s t crop y e a r w ith
w h eat supply w hich gave us only
20.000. 000 b u sh els a v a ilab le fo r ex
p o r t W hen th e crop y e a r ended, we
had sen t 141,000,000 b ushels o f w h eat
to E urope. T h e A m erican people had
saved o u t of th e ir n o rm al consum ption
121.000. 000 bushels.
A survey of ex p o rt figures show s
th a t th e co n serv atio n o f flour bro u g h t
ab o u t by th e w h e a tle ss m eals, w h eat
less days, su b s titu tio n In o u r k itch en s
an d b ak eries, enab led us to send to
o u r arm ies and- th e allies 83,000,000
b a rre ls o f w hite flour— w h eat figured
as flour. H ad w e ex p o rted only o a r
visible surp lu s, w e w ould h av e been
able to ship less th a n 4,500,000 b arrels.
B efore th e 1st o f D ecem ber o u r s u r
plus had gone o v erseas, an d an ad d i
tio n al 30,000,000 b u sh els h ad been ta k
en from th e stock reserv ed fo r hom e
consum ption an d ad d ed to th e aurplus
alre a d y shipped te th e allies. I t seem
ed h ard ly possible th a t w e could bring
o u r to ta l ex p o rta above 100,000,000
bushels by Ju ly 1. B u t in Ja n u a ry th e
la te L ord R hondda, then B ritish Food
C ontroller, cabled th a t u n less we
could send an ad d itio n al 76,000,000
bushels he could n o t ta k e resp o n si
b ility fo r a ssu rin g his people th a t they
would be fed. T h e A m erican people
responded by sen d in g 85,000,000 bush
els o f whf>at, saved from th e ir home
consum ption, b etw een th e first o f the
y e a r an d th e a d v e n t o f th e new crop.
By O ctober 10, 1918, we h ad alread y
shipped 05,000,805 b u sh els since July
1. A bsolutely th e only lim itatio n upon
o u r w h eat ex p o rts since th e la te s t h a r
v est h as been th e sc a rc ity of ocean
tonnage. If ex p o rts continue n t the
p re se n t ra te , by Ju ly 1 o f n e x t y ear
we will have se n t m ore th a n 237,500,
000 bushels to E urope.
T h u s a re we m aking good A m erica’!
pledge th a t th e b read ra tio n s o f Allied
E u ro p e sh a ll be m ain tained.
Mrs. Alpha Bascue is holding a Quartier’s 5-10-15c. store is a toy-
big millinery sale ns she must dis land and is being much «admired by
pose of her present stock by Dec. the youngsters. A limited number
of pretty 1919 calendars, size 10x17,
will be disposed of at five cents each.
Monmouth Herald: The basket As calendars will he very scarce
ball team, under the supervision of this year, it is presumed that Quar-
Dr. Maurice Butler, is making rapid tier’s supply will not last long.
Monmouth Herald: Orville But
Mrs. Verd Hill and little Miss ler had «a letter from his son this
Verda are visiting Mrs. Hill’s sister, week stating that he had arrived
who is quite ill at her home in Al safely in France and was located in
bany. Mr. Hill makes weekly visits a brand new hospital in central
to the dnughter.
France, that it was a fine place,
well equipped nnd in spite of peace
Mrs. Susan Jones and daughters, he expects to be there some time yet.
Grace and Katherine, who have a
very pretty home at 055 Van Buren A letter has been received from
St., Corvallis, were Sunday visitors Clove Robinson. He is in a hospital
in Honolulu, having been injured in
leg aboard ship enroute. The ship
Mrs. S. E. Owen was called to Eu returned to America without him
gene last Wednesday on account of and he will come back after his leg
the illness of Dole Pomeroy who has is well. The letter was addressed
typhoid fever. Her little grandson to his mother of whose denth he has
also has the “flu."
not yet learned.
Commencing Sunday evening, Cyril Richardson is now at an
Dece. 8. Evangelist Frank Lindblad army hospital on Staten Island near
will hold services at the Penticostal New York city. He was shot in the
Mission in Independence to which arm, fracturing the bone, and it had
the public is most cordially invited. to be placed in a plaster paris cast
which cannot be removed until
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hubbard linve about Dec. 20. He writes that he
forsaken country life until Spring will be transferred to a hospital in
zephyrs come again and are domicil California in a few days.
ed in their cosy home on Railroad
The plucky, patriotic Normnl girls
each pledged to enrn $5 for the Unit
The J. S. Coopers have received ed War Fund. They are shining A M em orable Achievem ent
word from their son. Lieut. J. S. Jr., windows, shining shoes, manicur
o f the Titanic Struggle
sinro the signing of the armistice. ing, champooing and indulging in
He writes that those who were not various other occupations to make
A m erica sav ed a n d se n t to E urope
drunk with wine were drunk with good their pledge. This week Miss In a y e a r o f crop fa ilu re 141,000,000
Helen Butler, the cheerful little bushels o f w heat, w hich saved E urope.
lady ever ready to do her “bit”, was
Miss Evn Robertson and mother seen polishing the windowsof the + + T + + + + + + + + 4 + + + + + + +
will arrive from Seattle next week Dickson Meat Market. She was do
A G ER M A N H O PS D I8 P R O V ED ♦
to spend the holidays with Mrs. W.
II. Craven. Their many friends will she had already earned over four
A G ER M A N F E A R C O N F IRM ED
be glad to know that the Robertsons plunks for the fund.
A sta te m e n t m ade by a prom i
n e n t G erm an official soon a fte r
th is co u n try w as declared In a
s tn te o f w a r w ith G erm any
show s th a t even in th e enem y
c o u n try c le a r th in k in g stu d en ts
did not u n d e rv a lu e th e stre n g th
of th e A m erican republic. Only
in his confidence th a t we could
not land la E u ro p e sufficient
tro o p s to affect th e final declalon
w as th is G erm an m lntaken.
“ I do no t fe a r th e A m erican
sold iers," he told a high official
o f o u r g overnm ent, "because
they can n o t a rriv e In tim e. W hat
I fe a r la th e Intellig ence and de
votion o f one h u n d red m illion
o rig in al m inds and people tr a in
ed to a fa ith In in d ividual In itia
tive. T h e day th a t th ese peo
ple. now so m a te ria listic In o u t
w ard ap p e a ra n c e , a re stirre d
sp iritu a lly , th a t day in th e day
of G erm any'8 doom ."
Portland Journal: Major and
Mrs. W. L. Bose and mother, Mrs.
W. E. Plant, and Mr. and Mrs. Wal
ter Plant and family of Independ
ence are visitors at the Porffand this
The ladies of the Christian church
will hold their annual bazaar and
cooked food sale in The Polk County
Post building on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Many very pretty home made arti
cles will be offered for sale.
Mr. and Mrs. Fitchard, parents of
Herold, and their daughter, Miss
Dorothy, have arrived in Independ
ence from New York and will reside
here this winter, occupying the
Childs residence on Main street.
Mrs. D. B. Taylor, aunt of Mrs. W.
E. Craven of Independence, and her
self a resident of Independence for
many years, has sold her pretty
home in Monrovia, California, and
for the future will be located at 742
North Chester Ave., Pasadena, Cali
fornia, and wishes to have her copy
of The Polk County Post forwarded
to that address.
Mr. and Mrs. I. Claggett and Mrs.
Sarah Claggett Young entertained at
delightful dinner party tonight.
The perfectly appointed table w as!
centered with golden hued chrysan
themums and an elaborate four
course dinner served to H. Hirsch-
berg, Mrs. Hattie Henkle, Mr. and
Mrs. Clyde Ecker, Mr. ami Mrs. I.
Claggett and Mrs. Young.
Craven & Huff will have a splendid
assortment of substantial articles to
offer to the public this year that will
make very pleasant gifts. A num
ber always have some difficulty in
finding suitable presents for certain
persons. In looking over the par
tial list mentioned in their holiday
announcement found on page 3 of
this Post many are quite sure to
solve the Christmas present problem
without looking further.
Save food (
| Who sh a r e s
i Will s h a r e
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SUNDAY NIGHT, DEC. 8
Whom the Lord has used In Seattle,
San Francisco and Los Angeles,
preach the old time gospel backed
np by the power of God
EVERY EVENING BUT MONDAY
Nations are tottering and Em
pires are crushing into heaps. What
do these things mean?
What is this "Baptism of the Holy
Spirit?” Is it real or is it spurious?
Has the Bible become out of date
and do we need new religions?
Come and find out for yourself.
What is conversion? Is it moral
ity, reformation—or what?
Is your hope for eternity real or
are you deceiving yourself?
Big M illi
Must dispose o f the
stock by Dec. 20.
IF YOU ARE AT ALL INTERESTED
IN HATS IT WILL PAY YOU
TO SEE MY STOCK
MAIN STREET MILLINER
OUR SEASON SHOW
Watch The Post take on a
Xmas appearance—you may
not believe it but we are going
to have a bazaar. Yes sirree,
a real honest to goodness ba
zaar where everything a lady
wants to give to her friends
can be bought and sent away
for Christmas, or kept at home
either for that matter. Now if
you don’t believe it, ask the
ladies of the Christian church!
They said so and we’ve never
known them to prevaricate yet,
These calendars are 10x17 and there are
six pretty designs to select from. They
will not last long at a nickel each.
SLEUTHS ON THE TRAIL
OF ALLEGED DISLOYAL
(Polk County Observer.)
There Is a possibility of some un
ON RETIRING FROM BUSINESS, WE
appreciated surprises for a few resi
dents of Polk county whose records
WISH TO HEARTILY THANK THE
for loyalty are now undergoing in
PUBLIC FOR ITS MOST LIBERAL
by a secret service com
mittee in a quiet and most efficient
PATRONAGE. WE HAVE ENJOYED
and minute manner under a general
order of the federal attorney general.
YOUR CONFIDENCE AND HAVE EN
This investigation is going on for
DEAVORED TO GIVE YOU GOOD SER
the purpose of determining just
what the citizenship status is of
VICE. WE NOW ASK THAT YOU CON
persons whose conduct during
I + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + * + + + the war
was such as to indicate
TINUE TO MAKE THIS STORE YOUR
their heart’s allegiance to Germany,
HEADQUARTERS. YOU WILL FIND
although they had previously gone
9 ■ 1
thru the form of taking out citizen
j . g . M c I n t o s h , o u r s u c c e s s o r ,
ship papers in the United States. A
EQUALLY AS COURTEOUS AND AL
recent decision in court has verified
the suggestion that an oath of alleg-
W AYS READY TO SERVE YOU FAIR
! iance taken with mental reservation
was the perpetuation of a fraud and
LY. WE HEARTILY RECOMMEND
| therefore the citizenship papers were
HIM TO OUR CUSTOMERS.
: invalid and the so-called citizen is
i not actually a citizen at all, but is
j not only at heart hut also in law an
JOHNSON & COLLINS
alien. Any citizenship papers is
% in the
sued to on applicant who entertain
3 ed a mental reservation as to his al
iimwmiflrai«i»ii»ii»ttflnillgfflMlg Ill» P
legiance are invalid.
H IS p ictu re show s a
wom an of Salvador,
Central America, making
tortillas. She would not be
wasting her time doing this
if she had access to the good things in our bak
ery where we produce the
Many Good Things to Eat
upon which this commu. ty is feasting every
day— bread, cakes, pies, doughnuts, cookies and
other good things with the tasty flavor of the
home kitchen. They look as good as they taste.
Quality and cleanliness are the twin mottoes
o f this bakery a t all tim es
r s - . t s .-s s s r rrz.-.Tsrr -
C. A . Lochridge