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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (Oct. 10, 1919)
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A LISTENING EAR
Comedy , "Ole Olson -A Real Show
and HELPING HAND
Such is the service you may expect
at the Farmers State Bank when
you have problems to discuss.
W e are only too glad to help pro
mote the interests o f the individual
for that benefits the community—
and ourselves as well.
TU ESD AY, OCT. 14— A N I l ü STEW ART in “ A
Midnignt Romance.” a beautiful girl takes a posi
tion as housemaid in a fashionable summer note!.
During the day she makes Deds. At night she blos
soms out m shimmering silks and picks off the best
“ catch” of the season. A wonderful story o f a
strange and beautiful romance ol midnight. Mys
tery, adventure, lavishly staged, magnificent gowns.
In d e p o n d o n c o
TH1 RSI)A Y, OCT. lb — MAE M U R R A Y in “ Her
Body in Bond.” if you are thinking of a stage ca-
reer, don’t make the leap until you have seen this
picture— the pitfalls o f the footlights. The high
light contrast between the wife in the city and the
husband in Arizona.
“ Don’t Cheat
F R ID A Y , OCT. 17— JOHN BARRYM ORE in
“ The Test of Honor.” . He had only two choices: Go
to jail himself for seven years for a crime of which
he was guiltless or send to jail for seven years, the
woman he loved, who was guilty of the basest crime
within the ken o f man. Which did lie take? Which
would you take? You w on ’t know just what is go
ing to happen until the last foot, of picture has pass
T h ere’s nothin* ee -
by chew ing ordinary
tobacco- A little chew
o f t h a t good rich-tasting
and its good taste lasts
all the w ay through.
SA TU R D A Y , OCT. 18—BESSIE BARRISCALE
in “ The Woman Michael Married.” She demanded
marriage as a reward for heroism, and he paid— the
strangest marriage on record. Miss Barriscale
wears the most gorgeous wardrobe in which she has
ever appeared, and the elaborate sets which were
used in the production make it one o f the most
“ showy” pictures ever produced in California.
Little chew — lasting —
satisfying. T hat’ s why
it’ s a real saving to buy
this class o f to b a cco .
THE REAL TOBACCO CHEW
Put up in two styles
SUNDAY, OCT. 19- W IL L IA M S. HART in
“ The Money Corral.” They overpowered the watch
man, battered in the huge door and thought the coast
was clear. But when they tried to touch the money
they found someone waiting for them— someone who
could shoot the date out of a dime in mid-air. The
police came but “ Big B ill” didn’t need them— finish
ed the job before they got there. Come and see the
R IG H T G U T is a rhort-cut tobacco
W -B G U T is a long line-cut tobacco
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• Announcing the 1919-1920 Season
MRS. LO TTIE HEDGES M cINTOSH
PIANO----- VOICE----- HARMONY
Interstate Faculty Teacher
Western Conservatory of Music
High School Pupils enrolling now
may receive full High School credits
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GOOD CIDER |
SEEKERS OF CONNUBIAL BLISS.
Eakm-Childs—John B. Eakin o f Dallas and M i l .
8 Dorothy E. Childs of Independence were married at the
“ home o f the bride’s mother, Mrs.. H. A. Childs, on Satur
day, October 4, Rev. C. T. Cook officiating. Only rela
tives were present. The living room was profusely decor
ated with beautiful flowers for the occasion. The bride
wore a navy blue tallieur of broadcloth and a large pic
ture hat of black velvet with streamers. Her corsage
bouquet was o f bride’s roses and orchids. Mr. and Mi’s.
Eakin are among the most popular of Polk county’s young
people and their many friends wish them much joy and
Obeson-Kingsbury— James Oberson and Mrs. Kings
berry went to Vancouver last week and were mated for
life. As they are to reside in Washington, they have not
yet returned to Independence to receive the congratula
tions and well wishes of their numerous friends.
BUENA VISTA OLUB ENTERTAINED
Mrs. F. L. Chown was a very delightful hostess to
the Buena Vista Rural Club last Thursday afternoon.
One o f the most pleasant features o f the meeting was a
paper on “ Our Club as a Community Center,” which
proved very interesting to the gathering. The Buena
YTista Club is very active and has some splendid accom
plishments to its credit. Mrs. Chown has been one o f the
Club’s most ambitious members. The hostess served her
guests with delicious refreshments. ¡Several no-club mem
bers enjoyed the afternoon.
MRS. REBECCA JANE McELMUURRAY PASSES.
ALBAN Y, Oct. 1— Her health shattered by a fall
about six months ago which broke her hip, Mrs. Rebecca
Jane McElmurray, aged 89, died Tuesday at the home of
her son, Henry W. McElmurray, a former counciman of
Mrs. McElmurray was born in Tennessee in Novem
ber, 1830. She crossed the plains in 1869, settling in the
Besides the son here she is survived by five children:
S. H. McElmurray of Independence; Mrs. P. E. Compton
and Mrs. Safronia Alexander o f Independence; Mrs. Allie
Curry of Albany, and Mrs. Nancy Cautkom of Wellsdaie.
JOHN DONALDSON KNOCKED OUT.
John Donaldson was seriously injured today at the
farm of John Robbins in a peculiar manner. W hile en
gaged in connecting an ensilage cutter with a gasoline en
gine, a belt flew o f f the pulleys and struck him on the
back of the head. It was a terrible blow and he was
knocked unconscious for fifteen minutes. Mr. Donaldson
is now at home suffering severely with a “ big head” and
it will he several «lays before he will be able to resume his
BRING TH EM TO OUR j
NEW EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY PROPOSED.
Plans are under way to organize a High School Par
ent-Teachers association or some organization whereby the
teachers, puils and parents may be brought into closer
touch with each other. The movement is meeting with
considerable enthusiasm and it is likely the organization
will he perfected soon.
¡THE PHEZ COMPANY SALE |
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Charles Sawyers, a youth of 19, who claims Independ
ence as his home, is now in the Marion county jail for a
term of thirty days. It is alleged that Young Sawyers
•obhed a shack belonging to some Greeks near Mill City
o f $80 worth of war saving stamps and $95 worth o f cer
tificates o f deposit.
The last o f the 1919 hops raised in the Independence
district have been sold. The Burton and Walker Bros,
crops have been disposed of at 75c, and it is being said
that McLaughlin had made up his mind to let his “ extras”
go at a substantial figure.
There seems to he no doubt of the financial success
of hop raising in the year 1920 and as a result o f such
favorable prospects, an increase in acreage in this section
is a certainty.
Nov. 13— Tom Corwine, polyphonist. One o f the fuu-
niest entertainments on the platforms.
Nov. 14— Marshall Louis Mertins, writer and poet of
the South. He weaves much of his delightful verse and
many of his inimitable southern stories into Ins lecture-
Nov. 15— Chicago Artists Company including Mar
gery Helen Graham, dramatic reader, Lowtdl Patton,
pianist and singer, and Frances Soule, harpist.
Nov. 17— M ajor Thornton A. Miller. His great in
spiration lecture is “ Fiddles and Fortunes.”
Nov. 18— Sierra Serenaders, five talented girls in an
evening of life, snap and real music.
W EDN ESDA V, OCT. 15— The famous old come
dy, “ UiiE OLSON” by a company o f real stage peo
ple— not a moving picture* The “ movie” for the
same evenin g isEiNii) BENNETT in “ The Law of
M en.” She was only a struggling iittle artist, so
when a frivolous man-about-town, made her a glit
tering otter she fell into his trap. MR. AND MRS.
S i D jnj ^Y i >RE\ v m “ Squared.”
“ H enry” and
for the first time, play the part, of sweet
hearts instead of the usual “ hubby” and “ w ifey.”
1919 HOPS HAVE ALL BEEN DISPOSED OF
CHAUTAUQUA FESTIVAL NEXT MONTH.
“ At Your Service”
C. W. IRVINE,
J. B. PARKER,
C. O. IRVINE,
Glen C. Smith
POLK PRUNE CROP SHORT.
FOR SALE— Rye and cheat seed. Homer Hill. 24tf.
Tripp writes fire insurance.
Last season more than 4,000,000 pounds o f prunes
were raised in this vicinity, while this year according to
the best estimates that can be placed on the crop so far, is
something like 3,000.000 pounds.— Dallas Observer.