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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 9, 1921)
I'HE POLK COUNTY POST
Published every Friday at Independence, Oregon.
uier«d as aecoud class m allei March ¿6, 1918, at the poatotlice at
Independence, Oregon under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Editor and Publisher.
CLYDE T. ECKEi
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| PorLand visiting his family last
Golden K ru st B read *eek *r,d-
(M A D E IN INDEPENDENCE)
When you eat G O L D E N K K U iT
not only eat us good a bread as
baked anywhere bui patronize
a home industry.
GET THE HABIT
M A C H IN E
A gigantic machine, with jaws
which open to take in timber i r a »
setnbled wood structures 30 feet in
height and which can crush tln-m
like egg shells when the jaws dose
together again, has recently been
erected at the forest products lab*
oratory of the United Slates De
partment o f Agriculture at Madi
This machine is to be used for
testing very large wooden columns.
It is possible to exert a force of a
million pounds with it, and it is
built to crush a wooden ppst a foot
Its great range o f testing
speeds enables it to apply its tre
mendous load with the fatign ,.g
slowness o f a building settling on its
foundation timbers or with the
speed o f a train dashing onto a
wooden trestle. Architects and en
gineers have very little data of the
kind which this machine will supply
to the scientists at the lalioratory.
P E N O L O G IC A L
S «UTH 5 SON, fro p s.
Restore the Usefulness
To w orn, injured and sick
casln ,s and tubes
Expert Tire Surgery
Our “ cure” Is alw ays
a perfect one.
Appropriate for Gifts
Also New Tires for Sale
The officials of a penitentiary are
trying a new experiment by re
painting the four cell-blocks and al
lowing each prisoner tp select the
color he likes for his own cell, for
the psychological effect it has upon
The corridors of
the cellhouses arc being painted a
The cells are being
painted in attractive tints o f yellow,
blue, brown, buff, etc. None of the
cells, the warden explained, is to
have somber settings, but are all to
be bright and cheerful. The penolo
gist is always an optimist.
Shop In building form erly occupied
by W illiam s barber shep
Cut 8everal Inches Off Pantaloons to
Display Silk Hose, Like Ameri
A Splendid Array of
Î lolly Wreaths
to make a home cheerful
Lenses accurately duplicated
Optical repairs carefully
and promptly made
Dr. W . C. Gehman, Optometrist
SALEM . ORE,
Mrs. F. E. Mull
Han Francisco.— On.y a decade ago
the most flirtatious Chinese maid
whose smiles ever started a tong war
would not think of letting Caucasian
eyes rest upon her trim Oriental ankle,
any more than would her suitor go a
wooing without wearing a ipieue.
The Chinese revolution cut off the
queues. And now Dam e'Fashion has
clipped a full eight inches off the pret
ty pantaloons of the celestial maidens,
revealing for the tlrst time on the
streets of San Francisco’s Chinatown
pretty ankles and a bit more, encased
In as entrancing bits o f silk as any
American girl can wear.
•Sure, w e'lik e ’em, all same Am eri
can girl,’’ was what Rose l/*e Ifad to
say about her new silk stocking* and
tiny pumps which showed beneath her
lavender silk pantaloons, embroidered
See. they pretty,” she added, coyly,
WORMS RUIN COAST WHARVES
Stamping, Braiding, Hand Embroidery, Buttons
Room 10, over Miller’s Store
Salem , Ore.
W inter Hats
W e wish the ladies who read this paper
to come and look at our W in ter Hats the
next time they are in Salem.
quite sure that they
with our display
will be delighted
which are in all the
latest modes and
are quite sure tnat the reasonable prices
prevailing in this shop will be very
Chemist* Seek W ays to End Wood
Borers' Damage of Million* of
Wls.— W harves In San
Francisco harbor have been damaged
to the extent of $15,000,000 In the laat
two years by wood borers.
The amount of loss from the cause
n both Atlantic and Pacific coasts t*
very large, and to check these depreda-
ons the forest products laboratory
ere bus started u survey this year.
The log used for a pile Is strong and
-omul when It Is first driven, and th*
wood-borer Is very weak and quite In
significant in appearance, but the lt/e
\tid usefulness of the former Is short
when the small enemy attacks it.
The supposedly solid wooden piles
upon which the wharf la built are
bored out by the teredo, a worm with
a hard shell auger for a head, and when
the ship tugs at her hawsers the piles
snap off like pipestems.
Sunspots In 19.°0.
The Inst maximum of sunspots was
j m 1917. During 192 '* epottedness con-
| tinned to decline the mean dally
spot-area for the y x ir being about 700
millionths of the sun’s visible hemi
sphere. or half of that of 1917. On a
| few occasions, especially during Ait-
I gust, the solnr disk was practically
free from spots, while on some days in
| January nnd March the total spotted
urea was more than
, — Scientific American.
Queer Freak of Nature.
Nenr Rakewell. Der' vsbire. Fagian i,
a tre»- known a* thè "D uck" (ree, ha»
been cut down.
On holng etti Into
,board* |t was fottnd to bave thè nmrk-
! Ing of a duci*, thè boari, llver and
other orgnns shnwlng a ranch darker
It ls snld that severa! yeur<
ago n duck was -hot on thè wlng and
| flint It foli Into thè troe and was never
round. The bnnrds are on cxhlbltlon
In thè locai musnuin.
Nature Lavish to Him
A Vermont youngster was born
with six toe* on each foot, and whop
hla teeth appeared he hnd tw# row*
on his lower law,
Mrs. L. (». Curtis
125 N. High St.
SW OPE & SWOPE
S a le
M F N ’S W O M ENS, CHILDRENS
H IG H G R A D E
S A C R IF IC E D
T arge S ize T o y Balloon, lc to the Kids. Sat-
100 kiddies ac-
eompamed by their parents will have the pri
vilege o f buying- a lanre size gas baloon for
the small sum o f lc. L im it 1 to the Kiddie.
You Do N ot Need to Make a Purchase in Any Department
W e Must Raise the Cash
Entire stock especially priced w ith but one object
in mind==-to Sell
T H E BO O TER Y
167 N. Com m ercial St.
Popular Music and Rag
time Piano Playing
Taught in 12 Lessons
If you wish to play for your own amusement—or to entertaiR in your own
home—or for people to sing—or for them to dance— then get your wish.
Don’t put it off three months(12 lessons). If you wish to start now, you
will be a good player by that time.
Practice an H ou r a D a y
if you do not play the piano, you positively can learn your favorite
melodies, popular music, ballads, etc , in 12 lessons, even if you do not
know one note from another now.
If you a1 ready play the piano, learn to convert any piece into Jazztirae:
cultsvat.nga syncopated touch that will not harm Classical interpreta
tion. Learn the style used by motion pictuie players, sheet music
deinonstrat.drs, professional cabaret and vaudeville pianists.
to alter time, add notes, introduce c limes, runs, etc. Learn to trans
pose, accompany, harmonize memorize and improv se.
answers all your proplems from a strictly academic standpoint.
logical, progressive, practical.
This method was established in 1901. II is endorsed by well known per
formers and the music trade—and is worthy of your sincere attention.
This school now opening in Indepandence a branch of the well known
Waterman Piano Schools in Portland, Salem, Eugene, Marshfield, Rose-
burg, Grants Pass, Medford, Ashland and Kalamath Fails.
A fifteen minute demonstration that will cost you nothing, will convince
you that you can learn to play.
Waterman Piano School
F. B. C L A R K , M a n a g e r
Temporary Headquarters— Talftnan Piano House, Salem, 121 So. Com’l St.
Office over Craven A Welker’s ¿tore
O ur Entire Stock of
CHINESE MAIDS SHOW ANKLES
M .J . O’DONNELL
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