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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 5, 1921)
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SHORT STORIES 0F
TOWN AND COUNTRY
Portland this week.
Dr. W. R. Allin was here on
business this week.
E. C. Bradner visited in Seattle
last week end.
Miss Madeleine Kreamer made
a mid-week visit to Portland.
Mrs. George Conkey has re
turned from Portland.
The Savles Motor Car Co. Has added
Miss Dorothy Fitchard was the
guest of Portland and Salem
The Hugh Hanna family is so friends this week.
The Lexington Minute-Man Six
journing at Cascadia.
The very latest and classiest
in light six cylinder cars
Mrs. Dole Pomeroy of Eugene
The Baptist Ladies Aid will is the guest of her sister, Mrs.
hold a cooked food sale at Cal- Grover Mattison.
breath ft Jones’ store Saturday.
August 13. Everything good.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Demick of
Portland were guests of the
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Patterson Frank Smiths last Monday.
lB, And all Motor Car Needs W ill be Looked After
Promptly and Efficiently. All W ork Guaranteed.
guests this week of the F. A.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bohannon
and son, Jack, of Salem were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Helen Butler has return A. L. Keeney.
ed .from a visit with Corvallis
Sayles Motor Car Co.
E. F. Black has just purchased
a carload of fíne young Here
, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dickson fords hich will be shipped here
and young son, Ray Clark, are for local consumption.
W. B. HUGGINS, Prop.
home from Toledo.
Mr. Henshaw, general freight
Mr. and Mrs. John Russel are agent, and Mr. Olson, traveling
rejoicing over the arrival of a freight agent, for the Southern
Pacific were guests of the S.
Taylor Jones this week.
BY NO MEANS A BAD IDEA
MOTORISTS IN DEATH VALLEY
Scrap Bo oli
i P o s s ib ly M a n y of U s W o u ld
F in d
P le a su re in E n te rta in in g C h ild
ish U n fo rtu n ates.
Section W h ic h fo r So Lo n g Ha* Been
K n o w n as a T r a c k le s s Desert
N o w S cenic Spot.
Tlie other day little Mary Ellen
^ was five years old and her mother
i let her have a little party, at whieh
j the guests were five little girls from
the town orphanage. A t first Mary
Ellen didn't like the idea o f hav-
ng strange children fo r her guests'
hut after the party was over she
was much in love with the children
and the idea o f entertaining the
little ones who didn’t have parties
and homes of their own.
But still it was a surprise to her
tyother when a few days before her
grandfather's birthday the little
girl began to make preparation for
the return of her little guests, and
some more like them— one. in fact,
for every year o f grandfather’ s age.
But grandfather was equal to the
occasion, and entertained the en
Anti now other
members o f the fam ily are wonder
ing whether she will demand that
they do the same. — Indianapolis
MATERIAL TO SPARE
Mrs. E. E.
Mrs. Brenner of Iowa City, a
daughter, Miss Dorothy, have
house guest of the S. Taylor
returned from Sherwood.
Jones, and Russel Jones spent
ALPHONSE WAS ON HIS WAY
the week at Newport.
A, L. Kuliander and wife and
U n d e r the C ircu m sta n ce s H e N a tu ra lly
Dr. and Mrs. R. E. Duganne
F e lt the C a ll to D u ty W as
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sherard,
are rusticating on the Yachats.
and daughters, Dorothy
“ Alphonse,” said the heiress, "I
Cleo, and Mrs. Lynn Slack of have been seriously thinking.”
Mrs. D. Stilwell sustained a
'‘Thinking o f me,
Ashland, Oregon, are guests of ’ . At I HUM 111 t>reelons?’
fractured ankle from a fall last
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. White.
Jfifc ■ ll Alphonse.
week. She was taken to Salem
Mesdames Sherard and Slack
I have been think
for treatment and is in a satis
ing that if you
will also visit in Portland.
married me, every-
Wm. Quartier went to Port
land Sunday and remained for
I f you're pleasure bent get a
Dodge or Lexington
Sayles Motor Car. Co. and see
The 0. L. Fosters and F. S.
Stewarts were among the Inde
0. A. Kreamer will dress you
pendence people who attended
up in a new fall suit. See his
the picnic at Falls City last Sun
They’ re correct in
style and fabric.
I f you let McIntosh feed you,
Sbreeves&Son of Dallas are you’ ll eat well and pay the right
expecting a car of new Over prices.
News conies from the campers
demonstrator, will be glad to ac- that they’ re having a “ jazzy”
time because they bought their
The J. G. Mclntoshes, the A. Craven Hardware.
O’ Donnell’s tire surgery is a
D. Davidsons and the Harry
Pattersons of Corvallis will leave sure cure.
Sunday for Bar View where
Why waste your money paying
they will occupy the Davidson rent?
Let the Independence
cottage, Fern Cliff, a couple of Realty Company sell you a home.
What’s better than a chicken
Rev. Victor Morris of Eugene your chicken
will speak at the Christian Meat Market.
Don’ t get pinched.
The public cordially in Michelin tubes that
pinch of Haiiaday & Justin.
church beth morning and even
body would say
you only did so in
order to get my
money and control o f tuy property.”
"W hat do I care for the unthinking
“ Hut, Alphonse, 1 will marry you.”
"M y own dar— ”
“ And I will not have people sn.v un
kind things about you. so I have ar
ranged to give my fortune to the mis
Why, Alphonse, where are
Alphonse paused long enough on his
way to the door to look back and mut
ter: ‘T m going to be a missionary."
A p p a re n tly N a tu re H as Provided M an-
k in d W ith M ore T h in k in g M a te ria l
T h a n Is Required.
The World war gave unprecedented
opportunities for the study of Injuries
to the brain.
There were Instanees In which indi
vidual lighting men lost as much ns a
lea cupful o f brain substance without
Impairment of their mental faculties.
The reason Is not easy o f explana
tion. But apparently nature provides
us with more brain material than we
need to think with, and we can spare
quite a bit o f It without serious conse
quences, unless some essential struc
ture he entirely destroyed.
• One thing the brum will not endure
Is compression. In childhood the skull
may be squeezed all out o f shape with
out harmful result. The Flathead In
dians do that, and so do aboriginal
peoples in other parts of the world.
But even a clot of blood, due to cere
bral hemorrhage. Is liable to cause
paralysis, and local pressure of a bone
may render a person Insane.— I’liila-
The last maximum o f sunspots was
in 1917. During 1920 spottedness con
tinued to decline, the mean dally
spot-area for the year being about TOO
millionths of the sun’s ’ visible hemi
sphere, or half of that o f 1917. On a
few- occasions, especially during Au
gust, the solar disk was practically
free from spots, while on some days in
January and March the total spotted
area was more than J.fOO millionths.
Q ueer F re a k of Nature.
Near Bakewell. Derbyshire. England.
h tree known as the ‘'Duck” tree, lias
been cut down.
On being cut Into
boards It was found to have the niark-
I lug o f a duck, the heart, liver and
j other organs showing n much darker
It Is said that several years
ago a duck was shot on the wing and
J th a t It fell Into the tree nnd was never
The hoards are on exhibition
in the loenl museum.
N a tu re
L a v is h
H im .
A Vermont youngster was horn
with six toes on each foot, and when
his teeth appeared he had two rows
«>p his lower Jaw.
Notice ¡8 hereby given that the
partnership between B. P. Saylea and
W. B. Huggins doing business under
the firm name of Sayles Motor Car
Co. is hereby dissolved. W. B. Hug
gins has purchased the entire interest
of B. P. Sayles and will conduct the
business in the future. Ail accounts
due the firm of Sayles Motor Car Co.
are payable to W. B. Huggins and all
ndebtedness against the firm of Sayles
Motor Car Co. will be paid by W. B.
B. P. SA Y LE S.
W. B. H UGGINS.
Death valley, the terror o f the des
ert und the country many believe that
God not only forgot but never heard
of, lias been tamed and made safe for
motorists as a scenic spot which
seriously rivals Yellowstone National
park for beauty.
Death valley, scintillating in the sun,
will lure motorists o f today as it lured
weary prospectors o f old, but its sting
has been removed. No longer will the
parched traveler seek in vuin for the
water hole he cannot find or for the
trail he has lost In the mesqulte. ■
A message which turns upside down
j tiie popular und nation-wide opinion
held o f this fabled valley, which In
cubated the fame of "Borax” Smith
We wish to thank our friends
and "Death Valley” Scotty, Is being
the kindness and sympathy
I sent to the world by the touring bureau
1 o f America’s largest motoring or- bestowed upon us during our
j ganization, the Automobile Club o f
i Southern California, for the purpose recent sorrow over the death of
of removing the curse o f the niallg- our son and brother.
I nnnt rumors, which It says are un-
Mrs. Fay L. Brown
Already the first steps have been
| taken. The Southern California Auto
mobile club has erected 1,220 metal
road signs to make Death valley fool
Tall Vha Post About Iti
proof to the motoring visitor. This la
the largest number o f road signs ever
erected for a similar purpose.
Contrary to what might be expected,
It appears very much as though
this does not remove the romance o f
the desert, hut the story brought out i we are on the verge o f a new era in
of Denth valley by members of the [ radio communication, namely, radio
crew who erected the signalposts puts phone music for the home. The Idea,
an available romance into the spot In brief, says the Scientific American,
which can he plumbed h.v every auto is to have radiophone stations at cen
mobile owner in the United States.—
tral points sending out concert music
as well as speeches and lectures via
radio, and compact and simple radio
Another Dinosaur Discovered.
receiving sets In various hn&es, clubs
Another dinosaur has been discov and so on to Intercept the waves. A l
ered In Alberta. This later ’’find” Is ready there are several radiophone
o f an entirely new species, ajid, ac stations in operation, and at ¡east one
cording to Dr. W. A. Parkes, profes wireless company has developed a re-
sor o f geology at the University of I reiving set made in the form o f a cab
Toronto, it Is the only one o f Its kind inet phonograph, incorporating a con
The bones of this cealed loud-speaking telephone unit,
new dinosaur, extinct many thousands so that the music, speech, lecture or
o f years ago, were discovered by a other radiophone transmission can be
party which explored Alberta under heard throughout a room. It Is be
Prof. Parkes’ instructions.
lieved by radio uien that leading man-
ufacturers o f radio equipment will
Registered His Own Birth.
see fit to maintain radiophone concert
To register his own birth after be and lecture service for their patrons.
coming of age was the unique experi
ence of a young man in Quebec.
H u n te r’ s L u c k y Shot.
render says that when the young man
A hare was shot while up a tree by
applied for a birth certificate he j g Manitoba hunter. The animal had
learned that his parents had never reg been caught by a huge hawk and aa It
was rising with its prey the banter
! got both on the one shot.
Notice of. Dissolution of
S a le m
Is Going: to Reveal Some Startling News.
W atch for their announcement tellling about the big event.
This Papir Will Keep Y ob Posted.