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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 26, 1921)
A Visit to Fair Mount
Grange Near Albany
tained at the show until a late his delight found that the merry
hour and started back to Ind» party of Grangers was just par
taking of a bountiful repast,
consisting o f many kinds of cake
member of Fair Mount Grange, which were all «rood, different
A pleasant surprise and a very one mile west of Albany, knew kinds of sandwiches, and the
enjoyable evening was spent at better.
He deliberately killed best coffee you ever drank—the
“AMERICAN'S SHOULD BE
PROUD OF WORK BY
NEAR EAST RELIEF”
your Says American High Commis
sioner. Congress is Told of
Albany Saturday night by Inde- his engine in front of the Grange kind of coffee, you know,
The party hall and proceded to enter the mother used to make.
drove to Albany and was enter dining room of the hall and to writer found himself immediately
surrounded by his old friends
Old Furniture to U p
holster and Repair
Carry a full line of samples for n ew coverings.
Mattresses made over. Auto seats repaired.
A lso re plate knives, forks and spoons.
G . W . T H O R IN G T O N
192 C Street
t iiin r v r a 'i 'H im iw i M r w t 'B ii V i i'i 'i i M r i H i
Washington.— The annual report
of the activities of the Near East Re
lief organization, filed with Congress
by Charles V. Vickrey. General Sec
retary, constitutes the modest history
of one of the greatest pieces of phll-
anthropic work ever undertaken and
the tarried through by American men
and women, according to well In
the formed persons in the capital. Ad-
who insisted long and earnestly
that he and his friends should
join them, which they reluctlant-
lv did, Ot course, leaving out
spacious dining hall of the
Grange the writer and
friends partook of the good eats,
and filled their souls with good
will toward mankind, while the
writer renewed his acquaintance
The Delights of the
SEASHORE .and MOUNTAINS
appeal to many thousands each year.
Be one of the
merry throng that go there this summer for He-’ 1th,
Rest, Recreation and Amusement.
Summer Excursion Tickets
are now on sale to many delightful places.
N ew port. Ideal for the family, is this charming old
place that is free from conventionalities.
C rater Lake.
One o f the greatest scenic wonders of
the world, is this beautiful lake of indescribable blue.
Tillam ook C ountv Beaches,
. . . . .
beautiful natural surroundings, are these resorts just a few
miles beyond the Coast Range.
O ther Resorts
Detroit (Breitenhush Hot Springs,
Mt. Jefferson Country), McCiedie
Hot Springs. Josephine County Caves, Shasta Mountain
Resorts, Yosemite National Park
with all his old friends and in
cidentally introduced the Inde
pendence parties, forging other
¡links of friendship between In
“ O ’egon O utdoors” Our new illustrated and de
scriptive booklet will help
you decide on the resort of your choice. Let us assist vou
by providing a copy free on request.
dependence and her sister city,
Albany. The party was then
conducted to the beautiful and
— | well appointed dance hall where
For further information inquire of ticket agents.
SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES
JOHN M. SCOTT,
General Passenger Agent.
iiliaiNailWIiniiMiHllHk I they Were entertained by the
P | merry makers for about two
‘* i hours. The music was furnish-!
? jed by Mr. Henry Scholes, one of
^ the greatest merry makers and
i all around good fellows in all of
k | Benton county, who was ably
§ assisted by Geo. Small, Mr
? j Ellis and Miss Benedict. A fter
the dance was over the party
was further entertained by one
of the sweetest voiced girls that
they ever had the pleasure of
listening to, Miss Ellis of A l
bany. The party.was impressed
with the seeming good-fellow
I Light and Other
C H A U U .s V. V K K K K k
■‘Just Between You and M e”
says th e Good Judge
States High Commissioner to Turkey,
for example, declares:
“ I have been closely associated
H e re ’s genuine chewing
with the work of the Near East
satisfaction for you, hook
Relief committee for at”>ut 22
months. On the whole the work
ed up with real economy.
o f this relief committee has been
A small chevy of this class
proud of this great humane ef
fort. The Noar East Relief hers
o f tobacco lasts much long
In Constantinople is run mors
er than a big chew of the
like a business organization
than any relief organization
ordinary kind— that’s be
with which I have ever come
cause the| full, rich, real
W e have the lanterns that w ill m ake
Charles V. Vickrey’s summary of
tobacco taste lasts so long.
the activities of the Near East Relief
the ligh t.
shows the disbursement of over
n y man who uses the
ship of all members of the $60,000,000.00 in cash and supplies,
contributed by the American people
Real Tobacco C hew will
Grange. It seemed like one big to the salvaging of the Christian pop
W e have knives, lurks, spoon- a m i
ulations of the Near East.
family of brothers and sisters ail American and Canadian men and
cook in g utensils to make cam p i i f e
women relief workers have been en
Put up in txvo styles
trying to see who could outdo gaged in this huge task on little
com p lete.
- i the other in being a good fellow hospitals, with 6,522 beds, and 123
W -B G U T is a long fine-cut tobacco
I Thank you, folks, we are coming clinics; 11 rescue homes, where
A good su pply or hop pickers’ tape and
R I G H T C U T is a short-cut tobacco
i young girls rescued from lives of
shame in Turkish harems are taught
O. L. F oster .
and o ih e i supplies.
W r y m a n - B r u t o n C o m p a n y , 110/ B r o a d w a y , N e w Y o r k C d /
to forget their sufferings, and to be
gin life anew, self-supporting and
independent, are maintained.
110,000 Little Children
The most remarkable feature of
the work of the Near East Relief Is,
however, the salvation of tens of
thousands of children who have lost
parents and relatives during the past
six years. For these little ones Amer
A N A C C O U N T in a commercial bank is . 1 most
A number of Independence lean generosity has provided, through
the Near East Relief, 299 homes—
aid to modern business. It sc hema
people attended “ Way Down one. In Alexandropol, Armenia, hous
tizes payments, is a check on ail expenditures and
lng 18,000 children— where, las!
East” at the Grand in Salem year, 54,600 children were housed
shows you just where you stand each n nth
clothed, fed and taught, while an ad
and were delighted.
It w;>.s dltional 56,039, outside the Near
Open oue with us today. I t will pay you to do so.
East Relief orphanages, were saved
elaborately staged and contained from
starvation and death by food
the vital appeal that has always and clothing sent them from the
^FE D ERAL RESERVE^
made the old play a favorite.
Mr. Vickrey’s report states that
approximately 2,790,490 Armenians
Lillian Gish, with strong sup are still living in the Near East, out
Officers and Directors
i port, gave a performance that of a pre-war population of over
4,000,000 and estimates that had it
C. A. McLaughlin, V. P.
was in evety way near to the U-
American people through the Near
Ira D. Mix, Cashier
The orchestra was East Relief, fully half of those now
W. H. Walker
D. W. Sears
O. D. Butler
living would have perished.
truly sympathetic and was well was furnished to 561,970 homelem-
refugees during a large part of 1920,
We g iv e you the same excellen t q u a lity g ro
! worth the price of admission.
l while 300,000 garments, comprising
ceries 365 days in the year.
W e also give
1,500,000 pounds of clothing sent
• TIME CARD
AN OBSOLETE A~7.
out from the United States were dis
them to you at a fa ir price.
A n oth er thing,
trlbuted to barefoot and rag-efad
Valley & Siletz Railroad
we g iv e you in te llig e n t service.
wanderers, all the way from the
There are difficulties in the re
vival o f the wait/., now going for
W e appreciate vour patronage as much as
ward in Paris. Most persons have Motor Leaves Independence Daily
Work Mu»t Continue
you appreciate our service.
10:60 a. m.
forgotten how to dance it. Np mat
Commenting on these figures Mr.
Vickrey stated that “ this distinctive ter what the beat of the music, they Motor Leaves Independence Daily
ly humanitarian relief work, as an
Except Sunday 4:10 p. m.
slip into the modern dances, regard
| expression of brotherhood, should
Motor Arrives Independence, Daily
help to mark the beginning of a new
less o f rhythm. The result is awk
9:60 a. m.
new dormitory of the state nor- era °f peace and inter-racial good wardness.
Motor Arrives Independence, Daily
will in the Near East,
A ll this only goes to show how,
mal school at Monmouth is rap
“ The tremendous task undertaken
Except Sunday 3:50 p. m.
HOM E OF GOOD GRO C ERIES
I . . . .
, , .
. » ; by the American people in saving the
under the malevolent influence of Freight service daily except Sunday,
idly being pushed to completion. Children of the Near East Is one
Courteous and Intelligent Service
Leave Independence 7’30 a. m.
the eccentric modern steps, grace of
be left of unfinished
L. K. WATSON. 8 ur C
and the detailed work of fin 000 in human life, that America has art. Perha[>s the elders may find it
saved. I f we falter or pause now,
; ishing will soon be in progress. that Investment Is imperiled, or may difficult to relearn. But there will
even be lost altogether. Most of the
New furniture and necessary children we have saved from death be hope for the next generation if fc L A S S E S FITTED
it he brought up on the waltz.—
are still too little to take care of
equipment has been purch sea themselves, and conditions through Philadelphia Inquirer.
and will be ready o be placed in uncertain to let them shift for them-
Butter W raps— The Post
the building as soon as it is com aelves It li morally sure that for at
least five years, and unUl these little
ones that we have snatched from a
terrible fate are able to support
A place sanitary and safe receives this con-
themselves and enjoy an even chance
j of life as useful citizens, the Amer-
Bu*h B»k Bldg.
Guests at Dickinson Heme j lean people who have rescued them
muet see them through
Benr th if in m ind.
" I t is the purpose of the Near East
O ur establishm ent meets these req u ire
Mr*. C. L. Chandler o f Seattle Relief to do just this, and we appeal
to the generosity of the American
ments e n tirely.
Y ou w ill alw ays find the
Wash., and Mrs. Wm. T. Lewis people to see this noble work is car
ried out in the rpirit of mutual help
righ t kind o f meats tor a ll your m eal-.
of Detroit, Mich., are guests at fulness and Christian charity which
Is so essentially rhararte-lstlc of the
the home of their father, I. W. American Ideal.”
Contributions to the work of the
Dickinson. It is the ladies’ first
Near East Relief may be sent to
visit here for a long time and Cleveland H. Dodge. Treasurer 1
Madison Ave., New York City.
Salem Bank of Commerce Bldg.
Offlee over Cravm A Wa
I at the Camp
WILLARD E. CRAVEN ROW.
Theatre Goers Attend
"Way Down East"
The Independence National B ink
J. G. McIntosh Grocery
Wdik on Normal
Dormitory Is Rapid
‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’
D r. C . B . O ’N e ill
Morris Optical Company L .
SWOPE ft 8WOPE
M eat Market
GUS M ILLER
they are making every minute
Tall The Fowl About It!
SALLM, OREGON «2