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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (April 8, 1921)
Two Eclipses Dae
aer uitie wree-year-oia aaugater lor
An anular eclipse of the sue April
50 cent» Recognizing tba fao« of an
Breaks Wooden Arm as
American al the window of the train
8 and a total aclipae of the moon Apn I
Published every F rid ay a t Independence, Oregon.
this woman crowded to tha front, hold
He Punches Man’ s Nose
22 are the leading events on the as
log up the child In her arms, and im
tronomic calendar this month. The
ntarad as lecond d a n matter March 26, 1918, at the poetoffice at
plorlng him to buy U. It was explain
Martlnaburg. W. Va.—W. B.
solar eclipse will not be visible in the
Independence, Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
ed to Sellwood that all Chinese
Welty, an alleged doorkeeper of
United States. The lunar eelipan will
S ta rvin g Chinese C lam o r F o r mothers In the famine section are
a suspected gambling Joint,
place in the early morning fkorx
eager to sell their children, particular
broke his wooden arm over the
Garbage Th row n Fro m
C LY D E T . E C K E R
Editor and Publisher.
4:03 a. m. until 7:26 a. m.
ly to Atnerlcans, as this means that
head of Philip Hack, a Taren-
the child will be fed and have a chance
D in er.
nim (Pa.) business man. who Is
FARMS AND ACREAGE WANTED
to live, also that the returns from the
reported to have tried to enter
Subscription B ates:
sale will also mean a little food for
by force the room which Welty
Condition» too appalling for descrip the children that are left and tor them
For real service and result* list
The blow seriously
T H R E E MONTHS
tion and misery too awful to look npoa selves.
damaged Hack’s nose. Mayor
your property with us. We have
were witnessed only six weeks ago In
S I X MONTHS
Seibert fined Welty $12.60 on a
six salesm en with machines. Wo
the famine districts of North China by
charge of assault and battery.
ONE Y E A R
inspect and photograph your prop
No matter how "hard up" you may
W. A. Sellwood, t . M. C. A. secretary
erty and advertise extensively, and
Ueleea otherwise provided for, suheciiptious will he stopped at expiration and graduate or O. A. C., who has Just feel, you are rich Ln comparison with
have a demand for property at ail
returned from 18 months’ service In the starving peoples of China and
A»ks World to Honor St. Francis.
times. Fred W. German Co., 732
Russia and China, and who travelled Armenia. You know that you can
London.—Pope Benedict has madt Chamber ni Commerce Bldg., Pori
10 days, covering 800 miles, through easily help till a few plates on the big
public an encyclical letter Inviting th. land, Oregon.
the famine-stricken section from Pekin relief table. Fifteen thousand people
near the northern boundary, to Nan are dying in the Chinese (amine dis Christian world to solemnize In 192t
trict. But for the accident that you were
the seventh centenary of the death ot
king, near the Chinese coast.
VALLEY A 8ILETZ
“That ten-day Journey was one long born on this side of the globe, one of
St. Francis of Assisi, founder of th.
order of Franciscans, says a Centra:
horror," -said Sellwood. “I am haunted them might have been you—We3ton
yet by the memory of the drawn, des Leader.
News dispatch from Rome.
Well said. But for the fortune of
pairing faces and the pitiable cries for
Effective Oct. 24, 1920, trains
food of the starving, half-naked men, birth ln a favored zone, one of them
will run as follows:
The eighth annual ob
Salem -O regon’s irre women and children who crowded un American public Is tired of drlves*-so
Train arrives Independence
SW O PE & SW O PE
der the train windows, lifting up their
servance of “Western ducible school fund, as arms in desperate supplication to us, tired before famine gives way to
Train departs Independence
LA W YERS
every time the train slowed up or
plenty, death to llie, or a chance for
1:00 P. M.
Consumers’ W eek” by computed from tecords stopped. There are 40,000,000 Chinese life,
and chaos to order, in less for Office over Crsven A Walker's Store
confronted with starvation in the
Daily except Sunday.
parts of the world.
eleven states will be ob bearing date of March 1, famine district, and the daily death tunate
L. E. WATSON, Su pt
Tired? Of course everybody is tired. Independence,
rate is 15,000 a day. Typhus and
served this year from aggregated $7,037,200.62 pestilence are adding their toll to that hunger, destitution, disease, and all the
of wholesale starvation, and condi
that go with famine and de
April 11 to 18. The according to a report tions are simply beyond any adequate horrors
struction. Being tired is no excuse
closing either ears or pockets to
motto for the event
completed by George G. “In Russia I have seen corpses stack for
and needs of helpless people
ed up like cordwood, and many other
“Loyalty to our town, Brown, clerk ofthe state things very shocking to people who —Morning Oregonian.
live comfortable, well-ordered lives
AN ACOOUNT in a commercial bank is the most
here In the United States, but these W H IP P E D B O Y W A S T ES AW AY
our state, our West, land board.
aid to modern business. It systema
were nothing to the tragic things that
makes loyal Americans
1 bis fund, the interest were visible on every hand all along Following Beating by Stepfather He
tizes payments, is a check on ill expenditures and
Falle Off In Weight to 24
¡th e 800-mile Journey through the
shows you just where you stand each month.
of us all.”
from which is appor- famine districts of north China. The
Open one with us today. It w ill pay you to do so.
Grand Rapids. Mlcb.—Seven-year-
corpses were not stacked up in orderly
Throughout the week, tioned annually to the fashion as in Russia. The survivors old Merl Rader Is dead as the result
are too weak and wasted to under of beatings Inflicted by his stepfather,
M EM BER
merchants are to be ask various common schools take any such task, and those who Jacob Nemlre.
^FED ER A L R E SE R V E^
From a robust boy, Merl had wasted
perish are left to lie where they fall,
ed to display local raw of the state on a per ca or are rolled into streams nearby. until he weighed 24 pounds. In Juil,
Almost at any time we could look after pleading guilty to a charge of
and manufactured prod pita basis, included out out and see bodies floating In the Assault and battery on the boy, Nemlre
Officers and Directors
streams or lying about on the ground
wrote to the Judge of the Probate
Pres. G. A. McLaughlin, V. P.
ucts, and consumers are standing notes aggregat It Is a common thing for famlue vlo- court, saying that he had beaten the
Ira D. Mix, Cashier
time to succumb while digging for boy, and asking that he be likewise
to be urged to buy, as far ing $6,525,816.83; school roots to eat, and the mute evidence of beaten and released that he might
W. H. Walker
D. W. Sears
O. D. Butler
this last futile effort to secure soma take care of the child.
as possible, those prod district bonds, $164,500; morsel that will sustain life a little
longer, Is visible on every hand; the
ucts, giving preference Pacific Livestock com dead bodies of men, women and chil
dren may be seen lying beside the hole
in the following order: pany settlement, $50,- In the ground that has bewn dug with
Mr. Barnes, U. S. W heat Director Says:
sticks, or with the wasted claw-ltke
1. The products of the 000; due on certificates hands of the starving. Long ago all
dogs, cats and even rats have tAsap
of sale given for lands peared In tpla land of horrors, except —Two eyes ore seldom alike.
Neither are two leaves oa a tree er
for a few wild, half-craRd dogs that
2. The products of sold, $222,625, and cash are dreaded by the emaciated human two peas in e pod.
creatures because they fight so
in the hands ofth e state tenaciously for food and sometimes at —Measuring the optleal defects of
tack the children la their desperate
3. The products of the t r e a s u r e r , $74,258.79. hunger. Everything eulable has been the eye accurately is a work that
require* patience and skill of a high
eaten except leaves, roots and grass,
And reduce th e h ig h cost of l i v i n g ."
With the exception of and these are rapidly being exhausted. order.
Where there are trees the bark from
the school district bonds these is also used, and most of ths —96 per cent of all eye difficulties
trees are dying as a result. This vege
which demand 5 per tation Is ground up Into a sort of meal, can and ahould be remedied with
glasses. When did you have your
and made into a kind of cake by mix
cen interest, the funds ing with water. It Is baksd .when eyes examined last?
fuel can be obtained. Millions of
in the other segregations Chinese are living on this diet alone.
“One of the most pitiable Incidents
draw 6 per cent.
of the Journey was the wild clamor
IS T H E CHEAPEST AS W E L L AS
all along the railroad at points whers
T H E MOST WHOLESOME ON
The principal of this the garbage from the dining cttr wai
T H E MARKET TODAY.
dumped daily. Knowing approximate
ly where to expect this garbage to be
General Wood is going fund remains i. ■ tact from dumped,
thousands of gaunt, starving
gather for hours In udvance
to the far east “not par year to year, and the creatures
and await the passing of the train.
railroad company, to prevent the
ticularly to study the 1921 total will exceed The
204 to 211 Beak of
frantic people from throwing them
question of independ
Your Grocer Has It.
gle for this garbage, have built fences
ence for the Philippines, several thousands of dol the palls are emptied outside this
Common school fence. Policemen stand gunrd along the
but to survey conditions lars.
fence to hold back the older und the
better-nourished people while the chtl
generally in their rela notes due affect every dron
and the weaker adults are let
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to get the first pickings."
tion to the U n i t e d county in the state. through
Sellwood also tells of u desperate
Chinese mother who tried to sell him
States,” he upon his ar Polk’s is $118,485.61.
TH E P O LK C O U NTY POST
0. A. G. BOY SEES
Consumers’ Week Fund Is $7,037,200
The Independence ISational Bank
General Wood on Wiy
to Study Philippines
EXTR A LO A F
Cherry City Baking Co
Sum m er
“W e are trying to get
every ex-service man to
join the American L e
gion. The Legion is a
great force in the main
tenance of a patriotic
and loyal condition.”
TO R E A L IZ E TH E
MOST M ONEY
W e buy everything you
want to eel! and sell
everything you want to
buy. Caen or trade.
B rin g in eveiything you
w ant to sell and I will
sell it for you on a
Don’t throw those
old shoes away
Bring them to the
ELECTRIC SHOE SHOP
on C Street
Where our repairing changes old
ones to new.
“A stitch in time saves nine”
^ “ckground? 0i FifUred V0ile,, iB COmplete-
Voiles have come to the fore as a smart fabric*, becoming and girlish
* : " r 1 ï , t “ r/ ^ r ,or
neat, light and dark
49c, 09c and 75c Yard
Our Prices Alway* the Lowest
Commercial » d Court Streot.
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