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Published every Friday at Independence, Oregon.
rnuah ao, that they could not see afar
off but, only themselvea. And heboid
M arch 26, 1018, at the posioüice at
in the course o f time the devotees o f i
Indepandeoca, Oregon, under the A ct o f March 3, 1870.
the weed lost the natural affection for 9
home and leved ones end did poison the
air o f their homes with noxioua fume*
C L Y D E T. E C K E R
Editor and Publisher.
o f pipes, cigars, and even ‘.he cheap
cigarette and the lungs became affect è
ed until they had a distressingly back ■
ing, hallow cough. This poison did so i
TH REE M ONTHS
affect the user that physicians said
S IX M O N TH S
whan called in cases o f pneumonia,
typhoid levers and such like troubles,
oth erw ise p rovid ed for, su bscription » w ill be »topped at expiration
the cultivation e f this poisonous weed
became a great and mighty business in i
For the past four years I have been conducting the optical department of Hartman
the earth; and merchants waxed rich
Bros. Co. In this short time my practice has become so great that 1 have at times found
the same way
They are so nungry by the commerce thereof.
it difficult to properly take care of everyone. For this reason 1 have been forced to move
and cold they are desperate. Person came to pass that even the professed I
ally I have gone without $3 worth of
into larger quarters.
saints o f the Moat High defiled them
milk a month that I used to uee, do
Here in my new location you will find one of Ihe finest optical establishments in the
selves therewith; even the poor who I
not sat butter at all and have only
adequate facilities to serve everyone. I have installed all of the newest and best
eaten bread once a day for the laat
types of testing appliances that I might continue to serve the many friends which I have
Oregon Nurse Writes That three monthe, In order to give to the book* for their little ones spent their ■
famine poor. Through this personal money fo r it. And Satan was much 1
made, with a still greater degree of promptness and efficiency.
Misery Stalks Through
sacrifice I have the Joy of knowing that pleased therewith and said:
I opened my new office on April 4th, and I will be pleased to wait on all who require
three girls who might have been sold more man reject Christ’s salvation be
have been saved from a life Of shame cause o f tobacco than for any other i
and misery and that one man will be thing, not even booze has served me so i
That a steady diet of ground up corn kept alive for five months.
w ell.” But the Lord was greatly dis
" A friend sent me a check the other
oebs and sweet potato vines is not
pleased and said: “ Be ye clean that
eonducive to an ldeul physical condi
bear the vessel o f the Lord.
tion is attested by Miss Marie Kustin, being sold and she will be put in
cleanse ourselves from all filthiness o f
graduate nurse, well kuowu in Oregon, school. Things are being started to
Opposite Lucia & Hush Bank
li25 State Street, Salem
who is now in charge of the Taylor help these pour souls, but there Is a the flesh; W herefore come out from
Memorial hospital, under the manage long, hard pull until the harvest time. among them and be ye separate saith i
ment of the American Presbyterian You can all help by giving to the tha Lord, and touch not the unclean
China famine fund and share In the thing and I will receive you.’* But i
mission at Paotlngfu, China.
In a letter written by Misa Rustin great opportunities of suving life and with one accord they exclaimed: “ Why i
LENSKS G R O U N D
less than eight weeks ago to the mem opening the way for Christianity, for we cannot cease from this chewing, i
bsre of the Saugrael Christian En the Chinese people will surely be In snuffing, spitting and puffing, we are
deavor society of the First Presbyter terested lu what we havb to tell them
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ian church in Portland, Miss Rustin of the gospel If we are good to them
his subjects, we cannot give thought
tails of the appalling conditions
State Manager J. J. Handsaker, In to any other.”
throughout North China, where 46.-
Oh ye professed followers o f the
000,000 man, women and children are charge of the executive work for Ore
confronted with starvation and where gon for the combined China-Near Lord Jesus will you be slaves to a
TO R E A L I Z E T H E
W ill you set at
16,000 era dying dally. Miss Rustin East campaign, 606 Stock Exchauge poisonous W EED?
has been at Paotlngfu for about three building, Portland, says the situation variacne the teaching o f the best
M OST M O N E Y
y e a n and for many mouths past, like is no less serious In the near east than scientists, and the word o f God?
in a commercial
all other mission attaches and relief in China, and liberal funds must be What ia your answer?
convenient aid to modern business. It systema
workers in Chins, has been concentrat raised for both causes If wholesale and been buried, and if you could .re
ing all efforts on the task of lessening death by starvation is to he prevented,
tizes payments, is a check on ail
turn fifty years after to look upon the
or even lessened.
the suffering of the ramine victims.
you just where you stand each
W hile Paotlngfu is on the outskirts
your intluenca, what would you an
with us today. It will pay you
o f the great drouth-rulnad famine dis
A Wholesale Order.
swer? -A d vertisem en t.
trict, )uat south o f Pekin, Miss Rustin
Paris, Ky.— " I want to get some 11
writes that even there all the missions
censes," a young man said to Pear.v j
*a4 relief stations are literally swamp
Patón, clerk of the Bourbon county
ed with the supplications of many
Statement o f ownership, manage- j
thousand man. women and children
“ What klndT" asked Patón, “ mar merit, etc., required by the A et o f
who are half-clad in thin ruga, weak
riage, dog or autoT*’
• Congress o f August 24, 1912, o f the
from undernourishment and struggling
“ All o f them,” said the visitor. “ I ’/n Polk County Post, published weekly at
dasperatsly to keep alive on roots,
going to be married tonight, have pur Independence, Oregon, for April 1,
bark or anything that offers susten
chased a new car and a friend gave
ance. The altuation In the heart of
ms a poodle for a wedding present."
the famine section, she says, is simply
as. Before ine, a Notary public in and
beyond the imagination.
fo r the state and county aforesaid,
"W e are doing all we can," writes
personally appeared Clyde T . Feker, i
Miss Hustlu, “ here In our hospital try-
Try advertising it in The Post.
for South Polk
who having been duly aworn according
thg to build up the weakened bodies
Pnrnblo o f the Tobacco Seed.
to law, depoaei and says that he is the
at famine sufferers who come to us
Then shell the kingnom o f Satan be publisher o f the Polk County Post and
ta frightful condition. We are getting
to a grain o f tobacco seed, that the following is, to the best o f
patients who -have been trying to live
ea ground-up corn cobs and sweet po which though exceedingly small, be hit knowledge and belief, a true state
tato vines. W e have all been asked ing cost into the ground, grew and be ment o f the ownership, management,
to give until it hurts, and now that it came a great plant, and spread its ete., o f the aforesaid putlication for
haa grown so cold we do not dare to leaves, rank and broad, ao that huge the date shown in the above caption
thlhk o f treating, starving thousands and vile worms formed a habitation That the name and address o f tha pub
right at onr door. In going to a soup
thereon. And it came to pass, in the lisher, editor, maaaging editor and
kitchen where we feed 670 people
o f time, that the sons o f man business manager ia Clyde T. Etker,
twice a day, I was surrounded so by
npon it and thought it beautiful Indepeadence, Oregon. That the own
tka poor creatures that I thought they
would erush the life out of me before to look upon and much to he desired er ia Clyde T. Eeker, Independence,
I could get In and coming out It was to make lads look big and manly. So Oregon. That the known bond hold
they put forth their hands and did ers, mortgagees and other seaarity
rhew thereof, and sums it made sick holders are Vard Hill, Indepehdense,
and othera to vomit most filthily. And Oregon, Mrs. L. Baldwin, Independ
it also came to pass that these who ence, Oregon.
chewed it became weak and unmanly Eckar, publisher. Swora to aad sub- i
and said, “ W e are enslaved and can scribed before me this 10th day o f j
B. F. Swope, n o t a r y !
not caaae from chewing it .’ ’
And the April, 1921.
mouths o f all that were enslaved be public.
THE POLK COUNTY POST
I i i
WISHES TO ANNOUNCE THE .
SALEM’S MOST MODERN
CORN GOBS ARE DIET
OF HUNGRY CHINESE
THE BOW OPTICAL CO.
Dr. Burdette, Optometrist
The Independence National Bank
We buy everything you
want to sell and sell
everything you want to
buy. Cash or trade.
Bring in everything you
want to sell and I will
sell it for you on a
—Could you catch a baseball trav-
eliag at 116,000 m il«« per second?
— You wouldn’t even try.
— Y a t your bast friends,
EYES, through tha Optic nerve
during all your waking hours, are
eaeaelesaly bombarded by Light
Kays traveling at that high speed.
— When you loek at something a
mile away it take# ao appreciable
time fa r yeu to see it.
In fact yea
see it instantly because e f this high
veloeity o f light. To hear a sound
from the same distaece would taka
a measurable apaee o f time. Sound
travela much slower tha a light.
— Considering the marvelous func
tion that ia performed by your
Byee, ia it net reasonable that yeu
should appreciate them enough to
take the proper eare o f them?
- E y e examination
1 0 4 to 211 Bank of
S A L I M ,
Established . 1889
bank is the most
to do so.
C. A. McLaughlin, P.
Ira D. Mix, Cashier
O. D. Butler
The Post stands
County all the
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came foul; and they were seised with
a violent spitting, and they did spit,
even in the ladies’ parlors and in the
house o f the Lord. And the saints o f
the Most High were greatly plagued
thereby. And in the course o f time it
aaiue to peas that othera snuffed it,
aud they were taken suddenly with fits
and they did sneeze with e great and
mighty sneese, insomuch that their
eyes were filled with tears and they
did look exceedingly silly. And others
eunningiy set fire to one end thereof j
and did suck vehemently at the other
F. W. Leonard
Boat and Shoe Maker
Nothing completes a
home more than a
Hand Sewed Work
Men a Work Only
Flrat door lo a th Indcpondeacs
Mr. Barnes, U . S. W heat Director Says:
“ EAT MORE
And reduce the high cost of living. ”
IS T H E C H E A P E S T A S W E L L A 8
T H E M O S T W H O L E S O M E ON
TH E M AR K ET TODAY.
Y ou r Grocer Has I t
Cherry City Baking Co
Will sell an instrument
just from the factory,
perfect in cabinet and
Can be seen and tested by writing
367’X Care Polk County Post, Independence