The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19??, April 15, 1921, Image 1

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l ’HE POLK COI
POSI
INDEPENDENCE, OREUON, APRIL 15, 1921
VOLUME m .
NUMBER 4 0
EX-SHERIFF INTERESTING NEWS THE D.0.K.K.S i POLK COUNTY [ T U T
FROM M IL L E
INITIATE TYROS ABEAUTYSPOT
PASSES ON
BALL” ON
RICHARDSON
SETS HONOR
Mrs. Bell Gaines returned
home Sunday from her week’s
j visit in Portland.
The P. T. A. will be held to­
day. Mrs. Rose will give a talk
on her recent visit to England.
Independence D. 0. K. K.s,
Miss Grace Powers and her
While burning brush at his
Polk county! Have you seen t
under
the
supreme
management
in the beautiful garb of spring?
prune orchard, a few miles small brother and sister are sick
of A. C. Moore, had the sands Have you motored or walked
south of Dallas last Saturday a f­ with the measles.
ternoon, Joseph G. Van Grade!,
Miss Othal Bevens was an all heated the correct temperature over it and breathed the frag
one of the best known citizens night visitor at the Barker home for the tenderfeet who were to r .nee of its blossoms and gather­
travel the route last Saturday ed your bouquet of wild currant
of Dallas, dropped dead. His Saturday.
night.
blossoms, Oregon grape, triiii-
body was found by his two
Mrs. Will Shafer and daugh­
Five
caravans
and
a
number
of
grandsons, who had gone to the ter, Wilma, were among the
ums, sarvis berry, dog-wood,
private cars brought over one etc., that carpet the hill*? Have
ranch with him to spend the day. Salem shoppers Friday.
hundred Dokkes, including the
Mr. Van Orsdel came to Ore­
We have welcomed two new drill team, band and patrol from you looked, too, at the once des
gon about 25 years ago, locating scholars, Robert and Mack
pised weed, the dandelion, whose
on a farm near Independence. Brown, back to school. They Portland. Tyros from Albany, blossoms lend a spot of color?
In 1898 he was the Democratic- have been attending the Buena Falls City, Dallas and Salem These blossoms in a seeded state
joined the large number of In­ offer diversion for the young
Populist candidate for sheriff of i Vista school since last fall.
Mrs Cole and family were in dependence candidates on the sters in deciding “ when they
Polk county and was elected by
trail.
shall go home.”
In another
a majority of four votes over his Salem Sunday.
j
Street stunts and maneuvers | stage they make a fellow won­
Republican opponent. He serv­ Oscar Moore and family were
ed two terms as sheriff. In 1912 guests Sunday, at the Young of various kinds amused the on­ der “ how he shall get home.”
lookers until the dance began at
he was elected mayor of Dallas home.
If you haven’t motored over
!
the
Armory, Oriental scenery the beauty spots, there is no
F.
W.
Wattenbarger
and
son
and served one term.
were in Salem on business on formed a background for the
He is survived by his wife,
time like the present to make
the twelvth.
Oriental costumed musicians and j the resolution and take the trip
four sons and two daughters.
There is an seige of mea­ dancers made merry until the
The funeral services were held
itself.
Take along a picnic
sles on ti e Wigrich ranch.
Tyros were called to the K. P. lunch and you’ll find the hills,
from the Presbyterian church in
Dallas Wednesday afternoon.
Ralph Porterfield and family hall “ for further instructions.” the trees ’n everything wreathed
The local pastor was assisted by were Sunday visitors at the T. The menu of the banquet was
in smiles of welcome.
It’s
Dr. H. C. Dunsmore, who is a L. Hartman home.
' elaborate and besides other Springtime, the warmth of the
close friend of the Van Orsdel
I he children of our school are S tempting things included “ tiger
air is telling you and the birds
family. Dr. O. D. Butler and H. patiently waiting for the teeters
meat.”
Hirschberg were pall bearers.
are caroling their sweetest melo­
which are to be built soon.
This is said to be the most dies Inviting you to come again.
Committal was made at the
Mrs.. L. A. White is visiting “ dramatic” event ever staged in
Dallas I. 0. O. F. cemetery.
Right now the hills and valleys
her daughter in eastern Oregon. the local K. P. hall.
are carpeted with Spring’s of-
Mrs. H. Bode is visiting her
Independence Tyros who trav i ferings of wild flowers; they are
mother at Lebanon.
eled the trail of the D. 0. K. K. ¡spread in a glorious muiti-colored
L. A. White an 1 sons were included:
mantle everywhere, and in the
Sunday visitors at Jefferson.
Leland R. Erickson. James C. j fruit growing country, these
Collins, Dean Girard, Chester 0. magic carpets of wild flowers,
S. B. Walker has sold his resi­ Mrs. Howard Buctner is visft
j
Sloper, Orren Seaman, ¿1. C where nature has been generous
ing
at
the
Martin
home.
dence property on Second street
to Paul Schwabbaur, the deal
Ried Wattenbarger was called Williams, C. D. Calbreatii, with her palette of fire, n, are
being made last Monday. Mr. to Salem Sunday evening on im­ James Jones, B. F. Swope, O. A. i flankek by acre upon acre of
S has recently purchased the portant business.
Kreamer, A. P. Black. W. E. cherry and apple trees in full
Palace Pooi Hall and will be
Craven,
G. F. Graves, Merl bloom. And in the background,
Othal Bevens of the sixth
joined by Mrs. Schwabbaur and
Nye, Virgil DeCoster, George through the tangle of blossom­
their family of eight children grade and Margaret Hanna of
the second grade received the Stapleton, R. M. Walker, Earl S.
ing trees, Mount Hood rears its
about the first of May when
“ Hir3shberg dollar ” for the .Butler, Geo. H
Woori, Gus awe-inspiring peak, the sentinel
they will have possession of
month of March.
their new home. Mr. and Mrs
Miller, Bayard Merrill, William | of the great Northwest.
Walker expect to enjoy the com
The eighth graders are work McKinney, E. M. Young, Ar­
A more beautiful picture than
forts of a new bungalow as soon ing all the time, so that they will mine young, Paul Scott, Verd
prevails
in dear 6ld Polk county,
as one can be constructed ac­ b± ready for the May examina­
Schrunk, H- S. Rope, R. E. especially in the communities ad­
cording to their plans.
tions.
Porterfield,
Clifford
Wells, jacent to Independence and Sa­
Frank Miller, R. J. McKinney, lem, right now can hardly be
B. A. Lyday, C. W. Irviue, Thos. imagined. And over ii all there
R. Smith, R. L. Jewell, C. B. prevades a fragrance that is in­
Stephens.
toxicating. And motorists re­
turn home singing for th e song
of Spring is in the air.
The baseball season will be
officially opened in Independence
Sunday afternoon when a Japan­
ese team will cross bats with tl.e
Independence nine. Invuations
nave been sent to the Mikado,
the President, Independence city
News has just reaih'd herj
officials and other distinguished that M rvin J Richs
?>, * n
personages to be present. As a Mr. and Mrs. J. W. R -ha dson,
preliminary. Sunday morning formerly of this place, lias just
555 Independence fans will oar y received a French fouragerre to­
the grandstand from the race gether with a citation be ring
the signature of “ Petain,”
track to the baseball grounds
I general-in-chief, for bravery in
where at 12:12 d . m. it will be action two veaas ago. / Richard­
ifficially dedicated by Hon. son is a student at 0. A. C and
Albert G. Williams who will is a Junior in Industrial Journal-
smash a bottle of moonshine on am
He served with the 5th
the flag pole.
regiment of marines during the
period in which his organization
was twice *ited in the French
orders of the army. The citAtion
reads in part as follows:
“ For engaging in an improvis­
ed offensive on the-8th day of
July, 1918, in the middle of the
At a meeting of the city coun­ night, on a terrain unknown and
cil Wednesday evening an ordin very difficult, advanced in open
ance was passed appropriating order tor two days, without be­
$4000 for fire equipment.
A ing stopped by the hardships
resolution was passed to pave and difficulties of replenishing
the alley «outh from B street to their food and water, with a re­
the north side of Monmouth markable order and tenacity,
rolled back the enemy for eleven
street. • An ordinance was also kilometers, capturing 2700 pris­
nassed to vacatv a street in north oners, twelve cannon and several
hundred machine guns.”
Independence.
Eastern Stai Ritualistic
Work Last Tuesday Night
A large n u m b e r of* the dis­ fl I
tinguished men of independence i
mow their own la w n s a n d enjoy ££
it as much a s if th ey were play­ n 9
«
ing golf.
Joseph G. Van Qrsdel Found
Dead Saturday
4 Vast of Various Kinds of Orchard and Field  Bower
Stunts Were ndulged In
Ct Blossoms
Maiviii Richardson Gets Vsdal
troir French Government
Council Appropriates
For Fire Equipment
Dollar Opportunity
S. 8, Walker Disposes
Of Residence Property
Was It Your
Boy ?
rik a HAT w an te d to see those
I
*
can
New Suits?
W ell,
they are here, and you
get a nice sui* from
$7.50 to $12.50
B ring him in and ie tu s s h o w
you how well they are made
for both looks an d wear.
YOURS TR U LY,
O. A. Kreamer
INDEPENDENCE, OREGON
Civic Club Has Interesting
Meeting On Wednesday
In the absence of Mrs. 0. 1).
Butler, Mrs. H. B. Fletcher re­
ceived the members of the Civic
Club Wednesday afternoon. Mrs.
Clyde Ecker presided over a
brief business session.
Mrs
i Fletcher gave enthusiastic re­
ports concerning the committee’s
investigation lor a club house
site. A message from Mrs. J.
B. Cooper extending her appre­
ciation for the Easter post card
shower was received.
Mrs.
Cooper was the first president
of the Club and has always beer
a most energetic member. The
study of Japan was coitinued by
an interesting paper on Ise. The
next meeting will be he d at the
home of Mrs. Oliver Smith on
Wednesday, April 27. At this
time Mrs. D. R. McCarthy will
present a paper on the temples
of Japan.
Eastern Star ritualistic work
was followed Tuesday night by
a very enjoyable program. Dr.
H. C. Dunsin >re. worthy natron,
spoke very interestingly on the
“ Five Star Points.” Mrs. M. J.
Butler ond Mrs. Rember offered
a pleasing vocal number. Miss
He.an Cornelius rendered a de
ligntfu! piano solo.
$ 1 .0 0
Special
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1 Can Tomatoes
t 1 Can Salm on
1 Bottle Catsup
I Can Peaches
1 Can Deviled Meat
\
Hard W h e a t Flour $2.70 Sack
Soft W h e a t Flour $2.40 Sack
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. G. McIntosh Grocery
intm iiK i.K iiH iiiB f
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f As Much Fun a
f Playing Golf
CZ
It is indeed a very pleasant
ta s k if you have a good mow er
a n d this store m a k e s a specialty
of good mowers. We invite you
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Monitiouln Basket Social ■ to inspect them .
To create a building fund for §
their new home, the Monmouth i
Rebekah lodge and ttie Odd
Fellows of that place gave a box
social last Friday night. The iot
was purchased some time ago.
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