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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1921)
T he P olk C ounty P ost
INDEPENDENCE, OREOOS!, A P R IL
1 , 1921
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l,0 .fl.r. VISIT CLUB DINNER SOUTH POLK’S
Mil IE FOOLED
APRIL JURY QUOTA INDEPENDENCE.
MONMOUTH A SUCCESS
South Polk county n . n
April jury list are: J II
valley, but there is not interest Aroused In County
Nets Ihe Club House Fund Frnkes, Airlie; Thos. Gn j . Plaues I Woishlp Decorated
Oregon Pioneer Answered Death ette
much doing in the way or busi
Suver: Verd Hill, lndep i..i
ness. A few buyers have made
Willi Easter Blossoms
Call Monday Night
ence ; S. E. Irvine, Ind--
offers of 15 cents and several
pendence; G. N. Newt, n
lots have changed hands at this
Ideal sunshine marked a jrv
The members of Valley Lodge
Mrs. Louies« M. Dickey, a price, but it cannot be said there
The Civic Club furnished Airlie; C. H. Parker, Mm
is any actual demand for mohair l. O. O. F. went in a body Mon
Easter in Independence Sun
pioneer of Independence, passed
any more than for western day night to Monmouth to at another
1 he s veral churches were
away at the Deaconess Hospital wool. It is probable that nearly
Thursday evening and also dependence; P. T. Peterson, filled with
those who listened to
te n d the county Odd Fellows’
in Salem last Monday nightf all the Oregon mohair clip will convention. The local lodgemen added substantially to their Parker; H. E. Prather, Bue messages telling of the visit .u
The remains were conveyed to be pooled with the new associa report a most pleasant time at club house fund. The cafe na Vista; Frank L. Price, Calvary, and the crucified, then
the home of Mrs. Thos. Hart and tion. Reports so far received the neighbor city. The county teria dinner was generously Hoskins; F. D. Riker, H os the garden and look into the
funeral services held at the resi. from the east are not encourag convention idea among the Odd patronized and the menu of kins; Bertel Sergeant, M on empty tomb and “ behold th-
ing for an early movement. It is
dence Thursday morning at 10 said the larger mills are not only Fellows was started for the pur fered was a choice one. The mouth; L. E Stapleton, In place where they laid Him.
pose of stimulating a common function was under the di depence; A. T. Steele, Suver; Special music had been arranged
o'clock. Dr. H. C. Dunsmore liberally supplied with mohair
interest among the several
by the choir;-, ind the altars were
having charge of the service. from last year’s clip, but also lodges and much enthusiasm is rection of the Club’s “ways C. H, Smith, Rickreall,
bank, with a profusion of Eas
Committal was made at the Scio heavily stocked with finished being aroused for the organizes and means committee," the
ter blossoms which radiated new
goods for which they can find tion as a whole.
personnel embracing Med-
hope and life. For the primary
Mrs. Dickey was born in New no market.
school pupils bunnies
- dames K. C. Eldridge, Chas.
York February 5, 1840. In 1867
were arranged by
Fitchar 1, Asa Robinson, M.
she crossed the plains to Oregon.
and for everyone
J. Butler, E. M. Yoaug, Jas.
She was married to Ira C. Dick*
the day was filled with good
Robbie and Oliver Smith.
ey. To this union two children,
Claude and Mrs. Hart were born,
1 he-« ladies made their Geo. A. Conn, who has been
the former passing in 1902.
plans and executed them conducting a store at Airiie for
They lived in Albany until 1907
with marked harmony, the some time, has sold his stock ami
when Mr. Dickey passed. Since
Salem —If 10,000 service men receipts amounting to some buildings to K. L. Williams and | independence “Good Enough’
that time she has made her home
John Weinert, and the firm name
of Oregon elect to take advant thing near $90
with ber daughter Mrs. Tom
The Oregon public service
will be Williams & Weinert.
Besides her daughter, commission has taken up the age of the so called soldiers’
The miscellaneous salads They are now in possession. It . ,
Mrs. Hart, Mrs. Dickey is sur fight of the hop growers of the bonus the cost to the state would were served by Mrs. Ja9. is understood that Mr. and Mrs. , , Aft,'-r ^
vived by one brother, D. B. northwest for a lower car load be $1,200,000, while Oregon’s Robbie and Mrs. Carbray. Conn will leave shortly for Cali Mr. Co ui.lette and family ha.
returned to Independence. Mi
Deming and two grand children, minimum on hop shipments, says war indemnity, had Germany
C lias been in the Klamath cour
R. O. Irvine of LaCrosse, Wash., the Capital Journal, and has the
try and on the Sound but ¿«
and Ted M. of Portland. Mrs. case docketed before the trans
that Independence is good enougn
Dickey was a devout member of continental freight bureau of
the Presbyterian church and was Chicago for an early determina
and served by Mrs. M. J.
always charitable in thought and tion. Hop men declare that the
Butler. A variety of vege.
Her passing will be present car load minimum of the state to lend its credit to the tables were served by Mrs.
mourned by a large circle of 18,000 pounds is discriminatory ; extent of 3 per cent of its assess
friends who always felt that and ask for the restoration of ed valuation for the compensa F. L. Chown. Mrs. Crosby
because the 15,000 pound minimum in tion of ex service men. The ar not only presided over Ihe
“ Grandma Dickey" had passed effect prior to federal control of gument was signed by Senators breads, but also made de
A. W. Norblad and Colin R.
licious hot biscuits which
Eberhard and Representatives
Barge E. Leonard, J. N. John were much in deman \ dur
son and Philip Hammond.
It ing the evening. Mrs. Tay
will be printed in the voters lor Jones and Miss Eva
pamphlet for the special election Robinson were in charge of
delioiou? assorted cakes and
. After an enfoiced “vacation” of a few weeks,
“ The loan feature should cost pie.
Schilling’s coffee and
caused by the illness of the publisher, The the state very little if anything." tea, donated by the compauy
said the argument, “and in
Post is about to regain its normalcy. No fur directly
it should prove a great through the Melntosh gro
ther delay or omissions are expected. All sub profit and benefit to the state. cery, we’e brewed by Mes-
scriptions will be extended to make up for the Putting the matter 3imply, the dames- Ingram, Heath and
state borrows money by issuing Martin
its bonds and lends the money so
The Post has been moved to rooms in the received to the service men on served by Mrs. Littigin and
Cooper block on C street, and until a telephone first mortgage real estate. The pronounced “ the best ever,”
can be installed in ihe new location, friends rate of interest to service men is even by the discriminating
cotinnoisseur, Ben Smi'h.
4 per cent."
and patrons are requested to phone Main 7022.
Mrs. H B. Fletcher waB the
We greatly appreciate the interest shown by
capable checker and Mrs.
our many friends and the valuable assistance
Oliver Smith served as
they have rendered.
The committee wishes to
thank everyone wl o helped
so generously with contribu
Mrs. Isabell Steele, aged 82 tious and j alienage.
Goat shearing is making good
j progress throughout the Willam
Geo. A. Conn Sells
Store at Aiilie
Cost of Bonus
Reduced Freigilt Rates
Less Than Indemnity
On Hops Are Asked
So People May Know
We are temporarily carrying
on our regular business
at the Men’s store
416 State Street.
Mis. Isabel! Steele
N ext Week w ill be
lig er Moon Baking Ponder Week
April 4th to lOtli w e w ill give away
2 cake* of Crystal White Soap free
when buying a one-pound can of
Tiger Moon Baking Powder.
Farmers Cash S t o r e
C. BURTON DURDALL
years, 7 months and 8 days, pas
sed away at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Bell Hiltebrand,
near Greenwood on March 23rd,
1921, says the Salem Journal.
Mrs. Steele was born at Keith
Hall, Aberdeenshire, Scotland,
August 15th, 1838 and with her
parents came to Ohio, moving in
1850 to Peterboro, Canada. On
. March 6th, 1857, she married
Nicholas Steele and settled on a
farm near Lakefieid.
There were born to this union
12 children, ten of whom survive
In 1885 they moved to Oregon
and located on a farm near Suver
where they lived until the fall of
1910 when they moved to Salem.
C hristian Chnreh
Kafoury B ids . Are
Enlarging Their Store
Work on the Kafoury Bros.’
store at Salem is progressing
rapidly and everything moving
with a vim to make a bigger and
better business for this very
popular house. The latest model
flxtares are to be installed and 1
complete office rooms for basi
nets and advertising managers
will be aa added convenience.1
Read their announcement in this
Mr. ami Mrs. Rosa Home
From Visit to England
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Preachiat? services at 11 a. Major and Mrs. Louie Rote
m. and at 7:30 d . m, All in have returned from a visit of
several month« to England.
Positively Only New
Goods are. being- sold
which are coming in
daily by every freight
New Suits, Coots, Dresses, Waists,
Skirts, Corsets, Hose, Underwear, Silks,
Plaids, Percales, etc., etc.
We are planning t o have
a better store than ever.