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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (July 22, 1921)
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T he P olk
LA R G E S T CIR CU LATIO N
DIES SHIS HOKE
A Trio of Couples
WORDS OF WISE MEN
The worst solitude is to huve
no true friendship.
He Is most powerful who has
himself in his own power.
Rev. J. W. Osborne, one of
the beet known pioneers o f this
section and widely known over
the state as a religious promoter,
passed away at his country home
three miles south of this city
Monday, July 17, at the age of
83 years. The funeral services
under the direction of A. L.
Keeney were held from the resi
dence at 10:30 Wednesday morn
ing. Rev. Boyce o f McMinn
The body was
laid to rest in the Scio cemetery.
He is survived by his widow,
Mrs. Cynthia Osborne,
daughters, Mrs. Adolph Ever-
ding of Portland and Mrs. Wm.
Schnyder of Independence and
one grandson, Lionel Berry o f
Leisure cannot- he fully en
joyed unless It Is won hy e f
The greatest natural genius
cannot subsist on his own stock.
Tact Is more Important thun
talent—ulwuys remember that
people are more easily Igd thun
Abraham L. Chute
of Suver Is Dead
Abraham L. Chute, age 57. of
Suver, passed away Tuesday,
July 19. T.’;e surviving relatives
are the widow,
Chute, two sons, Ray W. of Dal
las, and ll. L. o f Monmouth,
Blanche Couture o f Centralia,
Wash., Homer A ltig o f Caldwell.
Idaho, ann J. E. Lamb of Suver.
Funeral services were held in
Monmouth today with interment
in the Monmouth cemetery.
Rev. John W. Osborne, young
est son of Rev, J. W. Osborne
Sr. was born in Wisconsin in
1838, educated at Central Uni
versity, Pella, Iowa; converted in
1860 and united with the Bap
Fall Victim s to Cupid
Announcements have been re
ceived here bearing the glad
message o f the marriage of Miss
Elline Butler and Mr. Harry
event took place at Spokane,
Tuesday, July 12. Mrs. Miller is
the niece and ward o f Mrs. Alex
Powers o f Lebanon and was a
student at O. A. C. and a mem
ber o f the Alpha Rho sorority.
Mr. Miller is the son ot Mrs. F. 0.
Parker of this city and recently
graduated from the pharmaceu
A large circle o f friends here
will be interested ir. the mar
riage of Mr. Wliliam LaGrande
Dickson and Miss Edith Sumner
o f Toledo.
The wedding was
celebrated in Newport July 10.
Mr. Dickson is a former Inde
pendence boy and a brother of
our townsman Frank Dickson.
He has many friends here who
join in the heartiest felicitations.
with the Corvallis schools last
year and has visited here many
times and is most kindly re
membered by all who met her.
Mr. and Mrs. Dickson will make
their home in Washington where
Mr. Dickson is superintendent of
tical department O. A.C. He is an
overseas veteran and served
thre.- years in Fran.e in the
couple were very popular in the
college town and were the re
cipients of many social atten
Homer Mills of this city was
They will make their
married in Vancouver Saturday
home in Spokane where the
to Mrs. Janie Newton o f Salem.
groom is connected with a drug Mr. and Mrs. Mills have re
turned here to make their home
WHAT IS AN OPTIMIST?
BOOKS AND PRINTING
tist church; licensed to preach in
Forty-two daily newspapers are pub
An optimist Is a man who will buy
1862; ordained March 29, 1864
lished in London.
hair restorer front a hahl-headed Imr-
by the Concord Baptist church
ber— Rutgers Nielson.
The oldest existing Irish newspaper
o f Iowa.
He preached in vari
is tlie Belfast News-Letter, established
An optimist Is a nmn who expect» lu 17.57.
ous places in Iowa and Nebraska
to raise vegetables like those pictured
In the seed catalogues.— New York
until 1866 when he came to
A papyrus on geometry, dated 110<>
B. C., has been recovered from Egyp
He preached mostly
C. L. Stidd of Portland was
An optimist is a marine who “busts”
for churches i n the Central and
Mr. Stidd is liberty for eight days and expects to
The manufacture of paper from
get off with a warning.—The Leather wood pulp involves twenty-eight sep
I now field manager for the Union neck.
the first missionary o f the old
Savings and Loan Association,
State convention and for a time
An optimist is a “Johnny" who
In point of number of volumes the
j He is preaching thrift every day promises
to buy a chorus girl a motor largest library in the world Is the
missionary of Central associa
i i the week and is having won car and expects her to pick out a Bliiiiotheque National«, in Baris.
tion. On account of sickness he
Ford.— Vaudeville News.
derful success in his theory o f
The Urst almanac printed In Europe,
went to Eastern Oregon in 1878
An optimist is a man who, every- which covered the years 1475. 1494
saving. Mr. Stidd is delighted
and spent a couple of years
ttme he sees a nieui served In the
with Portland but retains a warm movies, picks his teeth and tips the and 1513. was published in Budapest.
preaching in that locality, when
Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania
spot in his heart for Independ usher a quarter.— Flint Fun.
he returned and has since lived
Gazette printed the first cartoon in
He must be an optimist who can an American newspaper on May 9,
in the Willamette valley, where
Continue to sing "Home, Sweet Home” 1754.
he has done a vast amount o f posted on Baptist faith and prac after the rent has been raised six I
It Is snld that $1.700,000 hns been
missionary work, organized a tice. He dwells much on vital times.— leather Reporter.
expended during the last 100 years
number of cliurcdes, helped or religion thus reaching the heart
in tlie translation of the Bible into
ganize the General association as well as the judgment of his
It la estimated that 25,000,000 cop
Dignity dwells not In dress or man
aad Western association.
He is an ultra land
ies of Dickens' works have been
ner, but In conduct.
Baptist Annals has the following marker but commands earnest
printed since they first appenred, a
A little carelessness Is all one needs little more than seventy years ago.
to say: “ He is an earnest, self- attention and has good congre
io Invite great disasters.
denying, influential mi ister and gations and contends for the
In forty years, 378,506 hooks have
G. 1. Stidd Is Field
Manager Inion Savings
is successful both as a pastor or ‘ faith once
He is well saints.’ ”
Men’s and Boys’
1 ■ all said what we pleased, we
would not all hear what we pleased.
been published in the I’ nlted Stutes;
43,285 of this number are works of
The man who is in constant fear o f ■
The art* of printing and writing
death belittles the very life he hates
were Introduced in Japan from Chlirn
in the year 284. In 073 the emperor,
Teinmu, directed the publication of
If the movie makers are wise they j tlie first Japanese hooks, "KoJJIltl” or
will see tlmt their posters always have j Ancient Legends.
a picture of at least one curly haired
man and they will never lack for a
packed house o f women spectator».—
NATURAL HISTORY LESSON
times Its length.
SOME SHIPPING FACTS
T h e tastes of Men and the needs of
Boys are widely different but our stock ot
shoes is varied enough to suit both to perfec
W e have the latest styles in shoes for
dress, the most durable for service, and the
toughest leather for boys who are especially
hard on shoes.
The microscope will show the mos
quito has 22 teeth.
The first steamboat, the Comet, i
plied on the Clyde in 1812. Three i
The caterpillar’* range of vision (a
years later the first steam vessel was 1
only two-fiftha of an Inch.
seen on the Thames, while in 1818,
tin Atlantic wa* crossed by r Cana
The codfish, the gout of th<‘ »**,
dian steamer for the first time.
apparently will est anything.
An Ice-breaking vessel was first eni
ployed in 1870, daily weather chart*
The gorilla, the largest of the apes,
b.lng issued for the first time two oflon reaches the height of 8 feet.
years later. Twin screws were first
used In 1883, nnd the first turbine
The whale, nature's submarine. Is
steamer was lutinrlied In 1894.
known to descend 3.<S»t feet h.'low
the surface o f the set..
Scientific computation has estab
lished that 10,000 threads of the web
of u full-grown spider are not larger
than a single hair of a man's heard.
Y ou rs truly,
O. A. Kreamer
W e Fit— Your feet, your taste, your puise.
ÏN SOUTH POLK COUNTY
INDEPENDENCE, OREGON, JULY 2 2 , 1 9 2 1
VOLUME IV .
The starfish makes excellent fertll
An analysis show* that thla
fish contains nearly 5 |s*r «-ent nitro
gen and a small percentage of phoa
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Easterners Looking for
Homes Here Says Realtor
“ Just at present there ate not
so many buyers; but there’s a
host of writers, a big number of
just plain lookers, a few mighty
good lookers and we’ re going to
get ’ em later on ,” said O. L.
Foster of the Independence
Realty Co., when talking on the
land situation. "Prospects are
coming and writing from ««»tern
and especially middle western
states. Some are seeking large
farms while ott ers have their
eyes on small : creage tracts
where they can settle and build
O f course,
some want to get into the city
but most of our prospects want
small acreage where they can do
a little farming and fruit grow
ing. By their farming they do
pot expect to fall heir to a for
tune over night. The one great
thing they are interested in is
the climate which is the climax
of iregon’s lure. Another an
ticipation is the supreme delight
o f living in the open when every
breath brings new life and re
newed! vigor. Still another grea
miracle is the trees and Ihe
rnoun ains which convey their
lessons of beauty and spiritual
ity. Why it fairly knocks their
eyes out after living in the sage
brush and the sand, the prairie
dog towns and the rocks, to say
nothing of the raging cyclones.
The middle westerners also long
JOHN H. MORAN
The people of this vicinity
were saddened yesterday even
ing when they learned of the
death of John H. Moran at his
home in MonmOuth following a
will be under the direction o f A.
L. Keeney from the Baptiat
church in Monmouth at 2 p. m.
Sunday. Rev. Pace o f Monmouth
The body will
rest in the Odd Fellows ceme
tery. John H. Moran was born
in Ne York Dec. 24, 1849. He
came to Polk county in 1862. He
was a member o f Lyon Lodge
No. 29 A. F. & A. M.. also mem
ber of No. 26 Royal Arch Ma
son. He was raised to sublime
deg-ee of Master Mason at the
age o f 21.
He is survived by
three sisters, Mrs. Mary Stine
and Mrs. Ellen Thorpe o f Mon
mouth and Mrs. Kate Boatman
o f Spokane, also a brother, H. C-
Moran of Brownsville.
New Homes for Old
Is Lady Luck’s Gift
Do you believe in luck? We
seldom see a person who wins
success by wholly trusting to
luck. 'F o r it isn’ t one o f the
foundations o f working good, but
in this case it’ s going to result in
a good foundation for a perfect
ly good bungalow.
Mr9. Willard Craven, after run
ning the gamut o f words, de
cided to tear down their heuse.
They did—almost—and now they
are having their homo “ bunga-
lowed” and modernized in every
way. That’s just what we call
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hubbard
after a few words also tore the
roof trom their house and are
having it “ re-shi gled” .
and orchards tLat nave set new
standards the world over. They
are going to buy the trees, the
mountains, the fruit, the cli
mate and the ocean and they are
going to come here in flocks.
The alluring trout streams, too,
will help land their share o f the
people who have passed the
weather-fighting age and are
looking for some weather where
a man can live without carrying
a fan and a fur overcoat at the
same time, \f the present out
look hclds out this year will see
for a dip i . the surf and a sun
bath on the strand where the
w a.es break into foam. They
know that where the plow has
touched the fertile sod,grow crops a big immigration.”
The Reason W hy
You can patronize the Independence
Realty Co. with confidence, pleasure and
Every Customer is an advertiser.
A man of forty with the Ideala oi
twenty and the Judgment of sixty, to
make life worth living
INDEPENDENCE REALTY CO.
A billiard hall, frequently kissed,
carefully nursed when necessary, and
not out of iiocket even when In a hoie.
— Boston Transcript.
Phone M 1811