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THE POLK COUNTY POST
Published every Friday at Independence, Oregon.
rlnterad as second class matter March 26, 1918, at the postotflce at
Independence, Oregon, under lh£ Act oi March 3, 1879.
C L Y D E T. E C K E R
Editor and Publisher.
S IX MONTHS
L aless otherwise provided for, suheeriptious w ill be slopped at expiration
SHORT STORIES OF
TOWN AND COUNTRY
Phone the news'to 7022.
Powell and Edna
married last week.
played with a bit Iteldud the shed*.
"K ill that Hon?” he exclaimed.
“ Why, he la the symbol of thoae tall,
happy lads In khaki whose bodies
now lie along the W ale and Ueus«. 1
will take him home as a pet drefc'*
Pendleton visited her aunts, the
•Talk to all the people
Baldwin Sisters, and Her father,
The Polk County Poet.
M. P. Baldwin last week.
Phone the news to 7022.
W. E. Craven has been elected
secretary of Valley Lodge, I. O.
O. F. to succeed the late D. D.
Good who filled the office a num
ber of years.
m — —
“ Better Be
Mrs. L. Mathews of Portland,
who has been visiting Mrs. A.
Prof. L. L. Gooding of Harris
L. Thomas, returned home Sun burg has been elected principal
of the Monmouth schools for
Miss Aleatha McKinney
home from Beattie.
Ira D. Mix, A. L. Thomas and
Homer Milia *was a Portland Max Goldman have been appoint
ed appraisers of the estate of
visitor last week end.
Oral Violetta, a minor.
Miss Helen Jones was home
from Corvallis last week end.
Elmer Davis and wife were
here from Tillamook last week.
Mrs. Davis stopped for a visit
Mrs. E. E. Tripp returned
with Mrs. Bewley before coming
Saturday from a visit with Port
Harry Patterson and wife of
Dr. Koehler was here from
Corvallis were Sunday guests of Portland last week to see Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G, McIntosh.
Griffa who is quite ill at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. C.
Mrs. SuEan Jones and daugh McBeth.
ters, the Misses Katharyn and
Grace of Corvallis were guests at
For the first time in months
the Newt Jonee home Jast Sun
Dr. J. R. N. Bell was out on the
somewhat thinner but ia the
Dr. Bell in other respects.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Patterson
of Portland were guests of the It took considerable energy to
F- A. Pattersons and J. G. Me- see how Corvallis is getting on
Intoshes last week end.
and the trip made him feel pret
ty tired but Dr. Bell declares he
will soon be able to look after
Mrs. Arch Sloper spent the
doings in the city again.—Cor
week end with her family here,
returning Monday to Portland
where she is receiving medical
treatment. She was accompanied
to Portland by her sons, Masters
Willard and Dick.
Moft People Do
"Save the Surface
and You Save All
Realize that anything worth doing
is worth doing well.
W e believa in
this principle so thoroughly .that we
maintain a complete mechanical
plant te make glasaes to tit your
moat exacting requirement#.
ACES’ PET SAD LION
No part o f your work is "»ant
away, which insures against delays.
Greater accuracy is possible fo r the
same reason and the fact that the
optom etrist who examines
eyes directly supervises the grind
ing o f the lenses.
Cub Adopted as Mascot by
Yankees Now Sorry Sight.
Sentiment Prevent* Paris Zoological
Garden Keepers From Putting End
If it’s a surface to be painted,
enameled, stained, .varnished or
finished in any way, there’s an
Acme Quality kind to fit the
A visit to our estab lish «* nt will
convince you beyond doubt that we
are completely equipped to handle
your work to your entire satisfac
Paris.— The llou cub which was
adopted us u mu.scut by the l.afayette
squadron of aviators, the Hist of the
Americans to come to tight anti die tor
France In the war, -now Is a melan
choly spectacle In the Paris zoologi
cal gardens, but the keepers refuse to
kill him because of the sentiment re
sulting from Ills connection with the
One eye Is missing, much o f his
hair Is gone, he seems decrepit with
age, and, If met in the desert, hls
appearance would Inspire nothing but
pity. The Indignation o f some mem
bers o f a society for prevention of
cruelty to animals has been aroused
by bis mournful appearance.
“ Why don’t you chloroform the poo *
old fellow ?” a visitor asked of the
hegd keeper the other day.
“ What do you mean by ‘old fel
lo w ? '” retorted the keeper.
lion 1« only four years old. He Is a
victim o f the war.
If that lion is
lame It Is because he got rheumatism
tn the flrst-Hne trenches. One o f hls
legs was broken when he fell out o f uu
airplane 40 feet from the ground. He
lost hts eye from a well-directed right-
hand swing of one o f the mechanics
whose fur coat he had stolen and
“ THE SIGN OF PAIN T SUCCESS*»
204 to 211 Bank of
O l i e O I
Spaulding Logging Company,
Oregon’s Largest, Moat Modern,
Best Kqulppsd Exclusive*
IN D E P E N D E N C E , O R E G O N
R U G S !
THE NEW LOW PRICE Your money will go further and buy mi
ing u tis fM tlo n if It Is Invested in rn gt than In almost anything else you can think
of. The low est prices In many a year are In effect.
6 patterns—149.50 Seamless V elvet
rugs, 9x12 siee fo r
3 pattern*-—9x12 size Tapestry Brussels
7 patterns —146.00 Heavy Seamless
Tapestry Brussels rugs. 9x12 •
8 patterns- $66 9x12 Heavy Seamless
Tapestry Brussels rugs at
21 patterns—$70 and $77.50 extra Heavy
Seamless V elvet rugs, 9x12 - -
This is the busy season
for the TRACTORS; «
they must be kept running.
9 patterns—$85, $90 and $$5 V elvet
7 patterns—$62.50, $65 Axm inister
11 patterns—$87.50, $89.50 Mesvy
Axm inister rags, 9x12 size -
12 paltnrns—$97.60 Extra Heavy
Seamless Axm inister rugs at
W e always give emergency work preference.
If IN TROUBLE call us up and we will be right out.
Use only the best motor oil in your tractor.
Three fourths of all tractor troubles are caused by
SUNOCO MOTOR OILS
make accurate and efficient lubrication certain for
Tractors, Motors and Trucks.
^ H I I I H M l H 1 l « I I M H I B t t W I W i i n i l N F I W I i H i M ': a i l l
Yours for Service
• Valley 6 Slletz Railroad
H a lla d a y
M o t o r O a r R e p a ir in g
Motor U i v m Indapandanae Daily
I0:M a. tn.
Motor I^avoa Independence Daily
Kxaapt Sunday 4:10 p. m.
Motor Arrival Independence, Daily
•:90 a. ni
Motor Arrival Independence, Daily
Except Sunday 8:$0 p. in.
Freight eerviee daily except Sunday,
Leave Independence 7'30 e. m.
SW O PE A SW OPE
OMee ere* Craves A W a ite 's M m
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Mca's Work Only
First door Booth independence
Doll up your old Automobile with new paint;
Decorate your residence walls;
Paint new signs at your place of business.
Office at Schaffer Hotel
Phone M 5 721
By D r . Burdette, a re fitted under the best and
most modern conditions, rlave your eyes examined
here. All work is guaranteed. W e invite you to
come to our new optical parlor, where the optical
i service is prompt and courteous.
F. W. Leonard A. W . Sperling
Boot and Shoe Maker
Hand Sewed Work
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The Bow Optical Co.
325 State Street
Opposite Ladd & Bush Bank
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