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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 12, 1921)
Injured in Auto Wreck
THE POLK COUNTY POST
Published every Friday at independence, Oregon.
John Bayless o f Kings Valley
Atene as Mcood class mattar March M , 1918. at the poatotfice at
lad*p*fu1*nc«, Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Editor and Publisher.
A camper outfit mounted on
by a Valley & Siletx work train
near his farm.
T ° a o a l In t h *
delicious B u rley
t o b a o o o fla v o r .
It ’ s T o a s t e d
what seemed to be a brand new one o f the wisest authorities in
Q'ZZZZ j * -g
Henry Ford passed up one o f America on advertising, states:
Tillamook's main streets one day
“ In these days o f high cost of
this -eek and stopped while the white paper and printing the ad
driver went into a grocery store, vertiser could not print a full Boost your city, boost your friend;
presumably to purchase supplies page ad and buy the white pa Boost the church that you attend.
for the family larder.
On top o f per at the small cost the news Booat the «treat *n
one side o f the auto was lashed plete page delivered to the home
That is to say,
o f emotion.
They can g e t along without you,
their Boost fo r every new improvement;
A couple o f ladies money than anything else they
paused for a moment to view could
at the same price.
Coase to be a chronic knocker;
activity, vertiser, provided the advertiser Boost it to the final tetter.
and perching at a point o f van has the right kind o f message
tage on the wires, suddenly ex and the right kind o f merchan
claimed: “ Say, papa, aint this dising plan back o f his adver
cocious appearing kids had the
bad manners to laugh immedi
N o parrot like that haB halted
Letter-burning before the letter Is
mailed may save many a heart burn
adopted mamma and two
The Ox seem» to have originated
arouml the Mediterranean, particularly
In Syria, Palestine.
Often we could mend the ragged
edge o f care If we simply took a
stitch In time.
A Piano Bargain
A w aits You
AY 367, Polk County Post,
18 THE CHEAPEST AS WELL AS
THE MOST WHOLESOME ON
THE MARKET TODAY.
^ Your Grocer Ha a I t
C h e r r y C it y B a k i n g
“ H e married Mrs. Jones and
Miss Jane, too,” insisted the boy.
“ Miss Jane said so.”
“ Oh, no, dear, yon are mistaken.
Mrs. Jones is the wife. Miss Jane
is her sister.”
“ But, mamma,” persisted the
boy, "M ia « .lane always calls Mr.
Jones ‘our husband.’ ”
A N E S T H E S IA .
“ Why do you blow smoke from
your pi pe on that angleworm Indore
you put it on your hook?”
“ W ell, ma’am,” said the ancient
angler, with a twinkle in his eye.
“ I ’ m a humane man and I hate to
think »bout sticking a fishhook
through a worm while he is still in
complete possession of his faculties.
A fter he gets a whiff from this old
pipe o f mine I don't believe he cares
what happens to him.” — Birming
D IA M O N D S
C H IN A .
The gold mining bureau of
China, has discovered deposits of
diamonds in a gold mine now being
worked, says Millard's Review. The
•tones are large and of an appreci
able fineness, and specialists have
given the opinion that the deposit
I » is worth while as a working propo*
HE W ONDERED.
“This i» a wonderful age. Harry.”
said. “ W hy, people can talk
Think o f speaking to
a man over t.000 mile* away 1 I
wonder if it*» distinct! I wonder
if yon’d hear me all that way off,
“I wonder.” said Harry, wist-
A good swimmer ought easily to
realize that keeping one’s heud above
the waters o f failure depends a good
deal on how one handles d efea t—
Don’t make light o f the fat man
who Is trying to reduce, he’s only try
ing to mend his weighs.
In the art of making and using pa
per we are not in line with the Chi
nese and other Asiatics, who not ouly
muke the finest paper In the world, hut
apply It to all sorts of uses, making
window panes, umbrellas, fans, sand
als and even clocks an4 garments o f 1L
1 Have Your Eyes Examined
W e devote onr entire time to the fitting of glasses to the eyes and the
grinding and making of lenses.
W e do
specialize in eye glass work entirely.
properly fitted when you have your eyes examined here.
not sell any merchandise; but
This is your assurance of getting
j TH E BOW OPTICAL CO.
325 State Street, Salem
Opposite Ladd & Bush Bank
B | ■ ;
B U V
N O W
The W estern Dust Proof
For W ood and Soft Coal
Western Made for Western Fuel
The Oblong; Fire Box
where wood is used as a fuel or when coal is used only in the
coldest weather, and wood the rest o f the time, this oblong fire
box Western furnace is unequalled. The box is long and will al
low the wood to lay down flat. It is not so long that soft coal
cannot be used to advantage with the wood.
It is an ideal ar
rangement fo r both soft coal and wood and has found favor all
over the Northwest.
The castings sre heavy and are so designed that they w ill not
crack. Remember that they are Guaranteed for Five Years.
The Larg;e Feed Door
The door is made extra large to admit knots and large chunks
o f wood
In the ordinary furna. e the wood must be split and
stood in a round fire box. In the Western Dust-Proof you can use
large pieces and lay them down so that the tire is easily held over
nignt without coal. W estern made fo r Western fuel again.
The Dust Proof Joints
Tb? wedge sealed dust-proof joints are used throughout,
same as in th* round-pot Western.
I t is possible to change the fire box trom oblong to round if you
should dec ids to bum only Coal. Aside from the shape o f the fire
box and the size o f the feed door this furnace is exactly the
same aa the round-pot furnace.
I f only wood is used we furnish a regular wood grate, one fine
•< ough to burn wood economically. I f coal is used with the wood
ws use our regular wood and soft coal grate.
The Specifications Are the Same as the
Round Pot Furnace, Except—
Num ber 20
Size o f Fire P o t.............. 24x20
Sixe o f Feed Door........... 12x13
C. S. Hamilton
340 Court Street
» I ■ i « . i « ,i r I ■:
F A M IL Y .
And reduce the high cost of living.”
OF T H E
A small boy had fallen in love
with two little girls. Full of con-
o*rn for his future if he married
only one, he asked his mother if
'ne couldn’t marry both.
“ No, dear,” answered the moth
er. “ N o man can marry two women
at the same time.”
“ Mr. Jones did,” contended the
“ W hat makes you think
You can have a piano installed in your
home tor a cash payment of $10. Sub
sequent payments just as reasonable.
This is a bargain you cannot afford to
miss. F or full particulars
Still, It’s better to keep on winding
j up the old alann clock every night
than to wake up some morning to find
one’s affairs wound up by the sheriff.
* Dr. Burdette
As to paying compliments, Ezra,
lot’s not forget that to many folks
nonsense Is Incense.
Mr. Barnes, U. S. Wheat Director Says:
Moat of our worries are like a
cracked mirror- -they won’t bear look
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White Russia in tha west, Ukranla
la the aouth, Don, Tourtda, Kuban,
Terek and Georgia In the southeast
have declared themaelvea free soviet
In making good, the -peed at which
i we travel matters less than the direc-
j tion in which we’re going.
Boost the stranger and the neighbor.
A ll at once That is what makes newspaper Cease to be a progress blocker;
the bedraggled pr soner seemed advertising so valuable to the ad I f you’d make your city better;
one helluva tow n!”
The person who determines at all
costs to make his day dreams come
true need never wake up.
Rooster Hatched Out Family.
In the poultry yard of a I*eii%*yl-
vanla » a n is a bantam rooster which
i jg caring for four little chicks if
hutched out recently. About eight
weeks ago the family missed the crow
ing of the bantam rooster, which usu
ally began at 4 a. in. ami eoutluued
for an hour or more. It was found sit
ting on the nest, clucking like a hen.
All efforts to make him leave the nest
failed. Seven eggs were put under him,
four of which hatched.
Boost the man fo r whom you labor;
the strange visitor.
for 10c from
one sack of
Booat the goods that you are selling.
Boost the people ’ round about you—
parrot seemed casually taking in read it and because they know Boost fo r every forw ard movement:
5 0 ^ or! cigarettes
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the sights without the least bit that
disgruntled, the readers o f a newspaper buy But success will quicker find them
perched a big green parrot. The the paper because they want to I f they know that you’ re behind them.
one o f the piles o f bedding on paper charges him for the com
a bird cage, and therein, dusty by invitation.
when his automobile was struck
him, was slightly injured.
States V iew s on
William H. Rankin,
result o f serious injuries suffered
child, who was in the car with
otherwise provided for, euhecriptiou* will be »topped at expiration
What’s the Matter,
What’s the Matter,
What’s the Matter?
is in the Dallas hospital as the
C LYD E T. E C K E R
Levied on Skunk tor rur.
\ most amusing and unexpected Idt
of evidence as to the resourcefulness
of wild animals was seen by a Fort
Collins Colo., man who bus a pet
skunk and h squirrel caged together.
The two animals are Ann friends, but
when the squirrel wanted material to
build a nest It priweeded to chew
enough fur off the skunk’s back. Now
Ibe Innocent skunk has a bald spot as
Idg as a saucer, and the squirrel has
a nest made, partially at least, o f
| skunk fur.