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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (April 23, 1920)
Just Where and How
Is the Money
to be Spent?
J. R. Loy sold some (at ho(
Nebergall in Albany Saturday.
THESE VOTES ARE « FREE
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THEM
F r e e V o te C ou p on
N o m in a t io n C o u p o n
were Albany callers Saturday.
was a Buena Vista culler Sunday.
GOOD FOR SO FREE VOTES
Good for 5000 Free Vote«
THE POLK COUNTY POST
THE POLK COUNTY POST
A u to m o b ile C o n te s t
A u to m o b ile P r i z e
C o n te s t
Miss (Mr. or M rs.)................
Miss (Mr. or Mrs.....................
Mrs. Sarah Collins.
Not Good Alter April 26
their spring work done.
Mrs. McCormack, of Lebanon, is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
D. E. FLETCHER FOR
. W. I. Reynolds, this week.
A businesslike Answer to
a businesslike. Question
HIRTY denominations cooperating in the Inter
church W orld Movement have budgeted their
needs. No business could have done it more scientifi
They have united to prevent the possibility of duplica
tion or waste. At least a million dollars will be saved
by the fact that thirty individual campaigns are joined
in one united effort.
Each denomination has arranged its budget under six
F O R T H E C H U R C H ’S W O R K
A T H O M E . A & c c re o f i t e m s c o m e
u n d e r t h i s h e a l. C on ui icr o n l y on e.
F i v e a n d a h a l f m i l l i o n p e o p l e in t h e
U nited S ta te s c a n n o t ev en read a n d
w r i t e t h e E n g l i s h l a n g u a g e . W h o 13
t o c a r r y f o r w a r d th i s v a s t w o rk of
A m e r i c a n i z a t i o n if t h e c h u r c h d o e s
n o t?
FOR R ELIGIO U S TR A IN IN G . At
l e a s t 12,000,000c h i l d r e n a n d y o u n g
p e o p l e u n d e r 25 y e a r s of a g e a r e e n
t e r i n g A m e r i c a n life w i t h o u t a n y
r e l i g i o u 3 t r a i n i n g a t all. R e m e m b e r
ing th e faith of W a e h in 'R o n and
Lincoln, da you th in k t h a t A m erica
w il l c o n t i n u e to p r o d u c e W a s h i n g
t o n s a n d L i n c o l n s if f a i t h d i e s o u t
of t h e h e a r t s o f it 9 y o u t h ?
F O R H O S P IT A L S A N D HOMES.
E v e ry y e a r t h o u s a u d s o f m en and
w o m e n s e r i o u s l y ill a r e t u r n e d a w a y
fr o m C h u r c h h o s p i t a l s b e c a u s e o f
l a c k o f r o o m . T h e c h i l d r e n ’s h o m e s
are com pelled to tu r n a w a y m ore
c h i l d r e n t h a n t h e y c a n re c e iv e .
¡r F O R T H E C H U R C H ’S W O R K
O A B R O A D . I n f l u e n z a c a m e f irs t
fr o m t h e O r ie m t t h i r t y y e a r s ago;
n e a r l y al l p l a g u e s a r e O r i e n t a l
p l a g u e s . So l o n g 0 3 C h i n a h a s o n l y
o n e p h y s i c i a n t o e v e r y 400,000 p eo p l e
t h e O rie n t will c o n t in u e to be a
m e n a c e . So l o n g a s o n e - t h i r d 01 .h e
b a b i e s o f I n d i a di r b e f o r e t h e i r s e c
ond y e a r ou r o w n bab ies
r •• A C h r i s t i a n d o c t o r o r td i tc h e r
scrii a b r o a d is w o r k i n g fo r A m e r i c a
ns t r u l y a s t h o u g h h e w o r k e d a t
F O R H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N . Of
t h e 450,000 A m e r i c a n s t u d e n t s in
i n s t i t u t i o n s o f hi : h e r g r a - ' e , o ne -
half arc in i n s ti tu io n s founded an d
su p p o rted b y tn e C h u rch es. M a n y of
the se ir.s titu tio n sh a v e had n o g r e c t
e n d o w m e n t cam paigns, b u t t'ntir
needs a re ju s t a s pressing a s th e
n e e d s o f l a r g e r scl ools; a n d y o u
h a v e o n l v t o r e a d t h e i r l i s t of a l u m
ni a n d a l u m n a e t o m e n c u r e t h e v a l u e
o f th e ir co n t rib u ti o n to A m erica.
PR E A C H E R S ’ SALARIES. T he
p r e a c h e r is c a l l e d t h e “ » o r g o tt en
m a n ,” a n d w ell he m a y h r. E i r h t
o u t o f t e n p r e a c h e r s a r e p a i d loss
t h a n $20 a w e e k I
Each denomination has ito own detailed budget, and
will administer its own funds. Your pastor has copies
of the budget: examine them for yourself. In the week of
April 25th-May 2nd you will be given your opportunity
to help. You can do it with the full satisfaction of know
ing that every dollar cf your gift has its post assigned
to it in advance.
E v e r y d o lla r fo r b e tte r A m e r ic a a n d a b e tte r w o rld .
W hen your church calls on you give—and give with
your heart as well as your pocket-book.
April 25 th
F in an c ial
NOTE: Only Ona Nomination Coupon Accepted for Each Candidate Nominated.
Ernest Cole and family of Mon
mouth spent Sunday with N. C.
Anderson and wife. Mrs. Cole and
D. E. Fletcher, member of the In
dependence School Board and pro
| Mrs. Anderson are sisters.
gressive and substantial attorney of
G. E. Harmon, wife and daughter; Polk county, will run for represen
Mrs. R. E. Prather, daughter, Ruth, tative from tht joint Lincoln-Polk
anil son, and Mrs. E. J. Anderson district. Prior to coming to Inde
were shopping in Albany Saturday. pendence, Mr. Fletcher was engaged
The Ladies Rural Club met at the in the banking business in the
home of Mrs. Lester Murphy hist state of Washington for a period of
Thursday. After the usual routine eight years. Since locating here he
business, light 1 efreshments were has been a lender in every move
served by the hostesses, Mrs. Lester ment of a civic nature and in all
activities to promote the general
Murphy and Mrs. J. R. Loy.
upbuilding of the community and
state at large. Mr. Fletcher is 100
per cent American, and has no in
terest to serve hut the people. It
Rev. H. L. Proppe, after making a is men of this type that should be
flying trip to Salem and preaching encouraged to enter the legislature.
in the pulpit of the First Baptist
church, Saliyn, Oregon, will again JAIL BREAKER CAUGHT HERE
occupy his own pulpit of the Bap
Leo Summers, a half-breed Indian
tist church here. The Sunday
school which has grown, meets 10 who escaped from the Benton coun
o’clock Sunday morning, Mrs. Grace ty jail at Corvallis last Saturday
Swope, Supt. We have classes for night, was taken into custody late
all sizes, from the baby up to grand Thursday afternoon by Sheriff John
pa. At 11 o'clock the pastor will W. Orr as he was alighting from a
preach on "The Best Known Psalm Valley & Siletz train at Independ
in the Bible" or the historical set ence. Summers escaped from the
ting of the 23nl Psalm. This is a Corvallis hostile by drilling a hole
through the roof. He was serving
sermon you want to hear.
There will he a special song ser out a sentence imposed on a larceny
vice Sundaj morning, introducing charge.
The man was taken to Dallas and
the new song hooks that were pro
sented to the church by one of U p placed in the Polk county jail to
await the arrival of Sheriff Warfield
In the evening the pastor will of Benton county who took the pris
preach on “The first ocean liner oner hack with him.
afloat" or “Captain Noah and His
S IG H S O F SANITY.
You and your friends are invited
“Do you think the exkaiser is in
to attend those services and enjoy
i the Lord’s day.
“No,” replied Miss Cayenne. “A
MRS. BEVENS’ BUTTER POPULAR willingness on his part to admit that
his mentul processes are more or leas
| Mrs. W. E. Bevens’ butter proved unreliable rather indicates that he
uifusually popular last Saturday.
She left several pound rolls at Con- lias come to one of the most lucidly
j krfOy & Walker's store and some discerning epochs of his career.”
buyer discovered that each pound
E X T R E M E CARE.
was two ounces overweight. Mrs.
Bevens makes very good butter so
“Did von know that Farmer T a
it was sooii sold.
tars hud hi- barnyard raided?”
“ What was the reason?”
Eat Liberty bread. Baked by
“The lot of cock taila he had
I HI »II
^IN TERCH U RCH
W orld M ovem ent
The publication o f this advertisem ent is m a d e possible through the cooperation
th ir ty denom ination„
m a t t in iiw iin im iin n i
Have Installed Electric
O ven =
And are putting out the best bread on the market.
I I t is more like Mother’s bread. Clean and baked
i by electricity.
i Try it; You will like it.
i Independence Bakery jj
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M » i i i n i i v i . n i v i w r » i w i:» iB T H i» iiia T a ,i:K i:i
INDEPENDENCE WOOD YARD
DICKSON & MATTISON, Props.
A ll Kinds of Wood
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THE POLK COUNTY POST
Has More Readers in South Polk County
Hits More South Polk County News
Has More Independence Advertising
Than Any Other Newspaper
HERE’S HOW TO JUMP INTO
LEAD IN THE BIG AUTO
T h e State University
Agricultural C ollege
On each 5-year subscription to
The Folk County Post, or ap
proximately its equivalent in
shorter term orders, 25,000 votes
are allowed, providing same is
turned in during the “first
period" schedule of votes now in
Then, in addition to the regu
lar number of votes allowed on
each auhscription, 50,000 SPECIAL
EXTRA votes are given on tvery
"club" of $15 in subscriptions re
Therefore, two 5 year subscrip
tions (amounting to $15 in busi
ness) means an even 100,000 votes
So, it cun read»ly he seen, by
glancing at the vote totals
that just a few such subscrip
tions for any one of the various
candidates would a once fur
nish a new louder in the race.
In fact, an entirely new can
didate who, at this time has no
<: >uld, by a littlj
enthusiastic action on part of
his or her friends, climb to the
top of the li.-t and thereby ac
quire the leadersheip for the
hie prize automobile.
And, when one tnkes into con
sideration the value of the prizes
to be awarded, and the extreme
ly short time the campaign is in
force, they are certainly worthy
of any effort they might take to
and the Stats Normal
have for many years spent letes
money per student per year in
training Oregon boys and girls than
is spent ut any other state institu
tion. The present cost at the State
University is $203 a year; at the
College, it is $180. But even before
the war, when money would buy
twice as much as it buys now', the
average cost at all other state in
stitutions was $325 a year. In ad
T h eir Buildi ¡g Investment
is a'so very low
At the State University it is at pres
ent $322 per student; at the College,
$300. But in state instituions else
where, statistics show the - average
to be $995. These are convincing
proofs of economical adminstration,
but the three intitutions can no
longer give satisfactory training to
the vast number of Oregon boys and
girls (5400 in fulltime courses a-
lone), unless they receive more sup-
port. On May 21 the Higher Educa
tional relief measure will appear
on the ballot. You are urged to pre
serve the quality of higher educa
tion by voting for it.
(Paid advertisement inserted by
Colin Dyment in behalf of the Joint
Alumni Belief Committee for High
er Education in Oregon, 514 Pittock
(By C. L. Stidd)
Mr. Leslie has opened up a black
Vigor, vitality, vim and punch—
smith shop in Airlie.
That’s Pep I
Mrs. F. L. Tubandt was a visitor The courage to act on a sudden
in Dallas last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. McBee were
The nerve to tackle the hardest
shopping in Albany Saturday.
Winnogen Peterson spent an en With feet that climb and hands that
joyable week end at home in Parker.
The beautiful new country home
of F. L. Tubandt is nearing com Sand and grit in a concrete base—
Friendly smile on an honest face—
Mrs. G. A. Conn spent a few days
with her sister, Mrs. Peterson in
The spirit that helps when another's
Fred Ray has been absent from That knows how to scatter the
school for the past few days. A bad
That loves its neighbor and loves
cold is reported.
Miss Bertha Engelhorn and her
brother, Wililam, were in Dallas
To say “I will"—for you know you
Saturday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Williams have
purchased a new Ford from Mr. A. To look for the best in every man—
L. Titus of the Airile garage.
Charles Taiter is visiting his To meet every thundering knock
friends and relatives here. He mo out blow
tored from eastern Oregon where his And come back with a laugh be
cause you know
You'll get the best of the whole
Mr. and Mrs. Blazer spent a few
days in Portlend visiting his father
who has,undergone a serious opera
Beautiful South Polk County
Mrst Seymour and Miss Crook at
(From the Portland Journal)
tended the Teachers’ Association
held at tht Gail in Dallas last Satur The drive back in the cool of an
evening, such as last Sunday, is
nothing short of delightful. The
J. R. Wienert, who is erecting a Independence road leads through
new saw mill on the Wienert farm some of the valley’s richest farming
south of town, unloaded the ma land, and most of it is in a wonder
ful state of cultivation. Broad green
A very enjoyable evening was pastures, biown farm land, where
spent by the young people at a the earth has been plowed and
dancing party given at the home seeded, light green and brown acres
where wheat and oat blades are be
of Alfred Wienert last Friday.
ginning to shoot through the earth,
P r< sident Ackerman of the Nor and patches of trees formed in fan
inal school gave an interesting talk tastic patterns and scattered here
a: the school house last Friday ev and there like imaginary thickets
ening at the Parent-Teachers meet. introduced into a canvas landscape
Rev. Vinor Balentine has been re by the hand of an impressionistic
turned b> Conference to the same artist. At one point where the road
field oi scvice for the coming year. dips up and down, cutting the
His many friends here are glad to country into two apparently equal
halves, the slanting rays of the sun
b tar the report.
bathed the valley in a blaze of gold
A district school meet was held at en light. Tinted clouds floated
the school house last Thursday for about, gauzy messengers of another
the contructing of play ground week of rain, and as far as the eye
equipment. A delicious luncheon could reach, flocks of grazing sheep
was served in the play shed by the dotted the pastures on both sides of
ladies, under the supervision of the road, paying slight attention to
Mrs. Percy Hadley. The Airlie the rushing car and adding that
teachers thank the patrons for their touch of life necessary to complete
And the road itself is good, pack
ed hard from much travel and little
cut by ruts or holes. For an unim
We would be very much pleased proved highway, as the term is us
to meet you qt the Methodist church ually accepted, the miles follow one
next Sunday at both morning and another in rapid and well groomed
evening services. At 11 a. m. the succession. There are a few hills
subject will -be “Acquaintance with where care is needed and where
God,” and at 7:30 "The Devil’s Cry.” the road has been cut a bit here
Special music at the evening ser and there, but what road can deny
vice. Prayer meeting ench Wednes the presence of such trials? Every
day evening at 7:30. Beginning May thing goes smoothly through the
2nd, the evening services Sundays town of Independence and or. to
ward Salem. Then the fun begins.
will be at 8:00 o'clock.
A cordial Invitation extended to The last six miles of roadway into
the capital are about the roughest
half dozen of the whole trip and the
C. T. COOK, Pastor.
passengers in the rear seat, if the
car is not heavily loaded, might do
S P O I L E D DARLINQ.
well to tie their feet to the bottom
“What’s the excitement down the of the car. Otherwise, the crossbar
in the top frame will be subjected
“I)o you refer to that crowd of to some severe onslaughts, with cor
responding discomfort to the pas
“Oh, that’s just the children of
HA8 A POTATO
our neighlxtrhood admiring the ex
pensive toy f n bricklayer’s son.”— (From the Benton County Courier)
A Benton county farmer is re
Help some hustling neighboi win ported to be holding a potato for a
higher price. He admits he has had
some flattering offers but he is still
holding out. It was one he over
looked when he sold his crop for
Knight Adjustment Co.,
(1.50 a sack last fall.