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The Smartest New Styles are here for Spring
and Summer Wear for both Men and Women
The Change of Seasons Mark Noteworthy
Changes In Footwear Styles
tor Both Men and Women,
quality, we ar ready
with th beat that
fashion calls correct
at Interpreted In the
new Rcltfn ikln cloth
boot and Kid and
Patents In moat all
tylsa and different
Call and tee them
Straui ill Wool Suits tor Men and Boyi
By Our News Correspondents
Ernest Sickafooue haa gone to
Dr. R K. Duganne, dentist,
National Dank Building.
0. A, Kreamer waa in Port
John FeaRlea Sundayed with
friends at Philomath.
The Independence G. A. It.
boys are ready to fight.
Mrs. Hattie Ilenkle was in
Corvallis over Sunday.
W. F. Elliott was in Portland
for several days this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Walker
registered in Portland Monday.
U. S. Morgan and family have
retimed to Independence to live.
Eyes scientifically examined
and glasses fitted. Dr. F. G.
Hew ett, Cooper Uldg. 29tf
Miss Lora Chute visited her
parents in Jefferson last week
end. Dr. H. C. Dunsmore is attend
ing presbytery at Lebanon this
ray Dunsmore departed for
Alaska Tuesday where he has a
The liBt number of the lecture
course. Kekuku'n Hawaiian
Quintet, cornea on Monday even
ing, April 16,
Mrs. M. A. Robinson haa been
quite sick this week but is much
P. J. Peterson went to Van
couver Sunday to visit his son,
Earle, whe is a soldier.
MUs Thelma Toney of Mc
Mianville waa the gueat of Miss
Ella Robinson last bunday.
A flood pair of reading
glasses ;or $i.uu ai u. a.
The bean meeting at the opera
house tomorrow afternoon prom
isea to be well attended.
Bvron Howard of Portland
tame up to visit his parents be
fore enlisting in the navy.
Mrs. Fred Baker and two small
children, of Oregon City, have
been visiting at the horn of Mrs,
W. T. Hoffman.
V. Manning of Lacombe.
Alberta, haa purchased a SO-acre
tract on the outskirts of Inde
pendence of J. K. P. Carson.
anTTrnipv ricums DITTCOK.
C F. McKinsey is working in
Grandma Gaines is seriously
ill at her home in this city.
J. J. Fenton returned home
from Wyoming this week.
Baled hay and straw for sale.
S. Muhleman. Phone Farm
Miss Dorothy Childa of the 0.
A. C. was home bunday.
The BaDtist ladies had a very
successful bazaar and food sale
H. Lalliberte, who was born
n Canada, haa received his final
Mrs. Richmond of Portland
was a guest at the K. C. Eld-
ridge home this week.
For Sale a good Holstein cow
andralf. S. Muhleman. 33
Mr. and Mrs. Dane Purvine of
Salem were over to Bpend Easter
at the home of Garfield Byers.
Mrs. C. Plessenger has re
turned from Corvallie. She left
her mother very much improved.
Bert Wolf shipped a number
of Jersey cattle to parties in
Idaho this week.
The last number of the lectare
course, Kekuku s Hawaiian
Quintet, April 16.
All wool, ready to wear suits
$15.00. $16.60. 22.50 and $26.00
Dr. J. B. Grlder. dentist, sue
oessor to Dr. Allen. Cooper
Building. Phone Main 1CZ1.
The river boats, after today
will be tied up for a week, wait
ing at the locks at Oregon City
to be repaired.
Miss Vivian Whiteaker h.u
been entered as a contestant in
the Portland Telegram auto
Mrs. I. L, Patterson of Kola is
attending a convention of the
Daughters of the American
Revolution in Washington, I). C.
Naval recruiting officers will
be in Independence Sunday. A
applicants will be given all ex
aminations and passed if quali
fied. See the postmaster for
W. B. Barnett went to Mosier
last week to see his mother am
step-father who had been badly
hurt in a runaway accident. He
returned home Saturday as both
the injured people were getting
A new road, one-fourth mile
in length, has been opened from
the Lloyd Klickinger pla-e south
of Suver south to the county
road. J. S. Bohannon. Newton
Prather and C K. Can field
B. F. Swopc, Lawyer Cooper Bldg-
Miss Bernadina Robertson of
Fossil spent Easter vacation with
The damage case of E. C.
Nelson against the Horst Co. was
settled out oi court.
Bob Baker went to Vancouver
to join Co. L but was rejected
because of a flat foot.
M:oa fVvra Druid AS of Canbv
was the guest of her aunt, Mrs.
0. A. Kreamer, the first of the
Mrs. Albert Sackler and
daughter of Ridgefleld, Wash.,
are visiting relatives and friends
in this city.
If you are going to have a
wedding or a swell dinner, don't
forget to complete the menu with
Pugh's Loganberry Juice. Sold
A marriage license was issued
in Albany last week to Jack L.
Tann of Suver and Mis Florence
G. Davis of Albany.
Willard S. McClain of Buena
Vista and Miss Herma McNeal
of Aumsville were licensed to
wed in Salem Tuesday.
Mrs. E. Burton, state president
of the B. Y. P. I., will address
the young people of the Baptist
church Sunday evening at 6:30.
There will be a free show at
the Isis Saturday afternoon at
2:15. Everybody welcome. Five
reels of good pictures will be
Eleanor Calbreath, litttle
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
HnlhrPBth. is home from the
hospital and is getting along
The Elliott O'Brien store, ac-
eordine to announcement, will
close its doors next Wednesday
night. In the meantime, the
big sale goes on.
Among those enlisted during
the Dast week from Independ
ence and vicinity were Ernest
Smith, Arthur Black, Verd
Schrunk and John Nash.
Mrs. J. W. Richardson was
taken to a Salem hospital the
first of the week where she was
operated on for appendicitis.
She is getting along splendidly.
Dr. Turner, formerly of Lowe
& Turner, the well-known eye
specialists of Portland, will be at
the Hotel Beaver again Thurs
day. April 19th. Headaches re
lieved, cross eyes straightened,
satisfaction guaranteed. Don't
torcet the date. 34-35
The ferry controversy at Salem
has been settled. Marion coun
ty will buy the Skinner & Bush
nell ferry for an amount to be
decided by Judges Belt and
Larry Fitzgerald visited the
bovs at Vancouver Tuesday. He
reported that Cyril Richardson
was in the hospital for a few
days with tonsilitis and that his
brother, Arnold, is laid up from
The case in whiah W. E.
Craven. E. N. Johnson, W. 0.
Morrow and Claude SKinner
are being sued by a Salem firm
for alleged damages to a tent
rented by the plaintitf to the
lefendants, is being tried in
circuit court today.
The Monitor gives a ticket to
the Isis theatre to every boy or
girl who brings to our othVe five
local news items which can be
used. This offer will be con
inued indefinitely. While the
items must be written out. it is
not necessary that the spelling,
punctuation or form be correct
Items may be rejected because
they are stale, trivial, incomplete
or already in. When one or
more items out of the five are
rejected, the boy or itirl will get
credit for those accepted and by
'mntfing in others to replace
those rejected, can win the free
ticket. The tickets can be used
any time within ten days.
Mrs. P. H. Drexler was a Port
land visitor this week.
Mrs. W. H. Bloch visited home
folks at McMinnville this week.
Mrs. Ernest Tice visited her
husband at Vancouver over Sun
day. Miss Mvrtle Emerson of Eugene
is the guest of her sister, Mrs.
L. J. Shoen.
J. M. Stark of Eueene was
looking after property interests
Benton County Courier: Mrs.
Charles Hout has been visiting
with friends at Independence.
A number from this section
attended an enthusiastic good
roads meeting in Dallas Wednes
Mr. and Mas. E. Baker and
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Locke of
Salem were Easter guests at the
Miss Mabel Porterfield of Los
Angeles is at the home of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. M.
The usual May Day festival at
the Normal has been abandoned
and instead a patriotic demon-
stratioi will be held April 19.
Mrs. Girfin of Portland ar
rived in this city yesterday, sur
prising her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Kirkland, who were not
Mrs. I. Govro has received
word that her grandson, a for
mer Independence boy, haa
joined the navy and has , been
sent to San Francisco.
Monmouth Herald: A. N.
Poole sifirned a contract this
week to build a $2500 house on
Joe Craven's property on Broad
W a fina nrt1 ltlrtn rn T no i
Street, a fine addition to the
residences of our city which is to
be occupied by Mr. and Mrs. M.
'L" IS HUSKY
Company L of Polk county has
more weitrht than any other in
the Third Oregon is the belief of
its officers. The men are all
large, healthy country boys, and
indicate by their appearance that
their meals have been regular
and bountiful. -Portland Jour
nal. BEAN GROWERS
There will be a meeting at the
Opera House Saturday afternoon
at 2 o'clock. Prof. Hislop of the
0. A. 0. will talk to you on
"How to Grow Beans". C. E.
Patterson, of the Oregon Fruit
Co., will tell you how to market
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express our heart
felt gratitude to all those who so
kindly, gave us their sympathy
and assistance during the last
sickntss of our father, J. E.
Elk ins. Mrs. V. A. Heath.
B. M. and E. J. Estes.
FRIDAY AND 13
Dont start anything
todav you can't finish
'tis Friday, the 13th.
Tense times like these are not yery
conducive to entertaining except for
charitable purposes. The work of the
Honor Guards has been entered into
with zest, opening a new field of en
deavor for many. The Guard will give
a large charity benefit Boon. Especially
are many maiden hearts taking hold o
the Guard duties with much enthusi-
abm, as the fond farewells, -
"I'm oft to the war, to the wai l
To fight for my conntry and you
which have been sung many times dur
ing the paat two weeke are atill ring
ing in their eara. It is expected that
a branch of the National Red Cross
will be organised here soon which
means that nimble and patriotic fingers
will be occupied with making bandages
and other surgical dressings.
A Drofltable lecture on "Industrial
Club Work", which was given by H. C
Seymour of Corvallis before a large
Club members last
Tuesday afternoon was followed by
social tea. Mrs. K. C. Eldridge, the
Club's president, some time ago started
an Industrial Club movement which
met with enthusiastic support. Since
recent war developments, she has dili
gently endeavored to awaken industrial
preparedness in the younger boys
Wednesday afternoon, at the publia
schooi building, Mrs. Eldridge eom-
rAmtaA thin organization, and it is
hoped that there will not be an uncul
tivated spot in the city. The boys will
not only help general conditiona by this
undertaking but arrangements are be
ing made to see that each lad reaps
Individual purse preflt. At the same
time they will form a producing army
in contrast with the destreying army
and do as much for their country n
the khaki clad boys bearing arms at
O. E. S.
At the regular meeting of the Order
of the Eastern Star last Tuesday night,
. 1 oi me i
the Miise8 Marie Myert and Marian
Richmond were initiated into the order,
Following the Chapter work a luncheon
and social hour completed the meeting?
Mesdamea W. H. Walker, B. F.
Swops, E. E. Cook and J. Hanna were
joint hostesses to the members of the
Kill Kare Klub at the pretty W. H.
Walker home last Friday evening. The
same delightful spirit of aociabillty
WILLIAr.S WAS TERROR TO
NEW YORK EVILDOERS
Broke Up Gangs and Earned Tltlt
"Caar of Tenderloin."
New York. For nearly thirty years
one of the most striking and pictur
esque figures hi the metropolitan police
department wan former Inspector
Alexander S. Williams, who died re
cently. Williams was a policeman of the old
school. Sometimes they called him
"the clubber," and at others "the czar
of the Tenderloin." He earned both
titles, the former breaking heads of
thugs on the lower east side and the
pis house district, and the latter by
his conduct during the eleven years he
was In command of the West Thirtieth
In lSi6 Williams tired of ship car
pen try. the trade he bad learned, and
became a pollceiean. Ills first post
was on Houston street, where the
toughest men In the city congregated.
Their specialty was "heating cops,"
but they did not boat Williams. Pick
ing out the toughest of the gang. Wil
liams thrashed hlin thoroughly. There
after the new policeman was Dot trou
bled. lu 1ST2 he was made captain and sent
to the Kast Thirty fifth street station
tlaiii-s ruled the neighborhood, but the
new captain clubbed them into sub
It was In 1ST that Williams was
eont to the West Thirtieth street sta
tion, controlling I he district given over
to gambling atvl ail niht revels. He
retired ou a pension after the liow
that always prevails at the Walker
residence was evident during the even
ing. Ataid an array of spring flowers,
four tables wore arranged for whist,
which furnished amusement for the
session. The four hostesses served an
exquisite luncheon to their guests.
Spring-time and Easter-tide were
pictured in their prettiest amy at the
sharming luncheon presided over by
Mrs. E. E. Paddock at her home last
Wednesday afternoon, for the mem
bers of the Wednesday Club andaome
additional friends. The reception and
drawing rooms were aglow with bas
kets and vases of choice yellow-tinted
spring blossoms. Suspended from the
archway was a large art basket filled
with quantities of yellow flowers and
feathery ferna . embellished with a
handsome yellow bow with long, grace
ful streamera. Throughout the deco
rative acheme, a note of patriotism
was touched upon as "Old Glory"
waved from alternate chandeliers and
at available places over the reception
suite. Conversation and needlework
were gaily indulged " In until the
luncheon hour. The long table with
its beautiful appointments was
extremely artistic. A large,
yellow basket, representing a bursting
daffodil, containing cut daffodils of the
daintiest hue, over a yellow-tinted
doily, formed the pretty centerpiece.
Over this glowed a yellow-shaded light.
Similar email, bursting dafTodil baaketa
held the minta, and pretty daffodil
place cards marked covers for the elub
members, and Mrs. Claire Irvii.e, Mrs.
Charlea Irvine v and Miss Eva Robert
son. The Easter motif f cleverly de
Teloped in the dainty three-courae
luncheon, novelty Eaater calla-lily
cakes being served for the last course.
The delightful lunebeon also served as
i a probable parting honor to the club'a
president, Mrs. W. F. Gillespie, who,
to the regret of a large circle of
friends, will leave in a short time fo
At the table regreta were expressed
over the absenbe of one club member,
Mrs. Davidson, who ia now a patient
in a Salem hospital. Immediately the
members wrote letterettes to her.
The whole with some of the hostess'
choice flowers were forwarded to Mra.
Davidson as a cheerful remembrance
of the happy afternoon spent with
, Mrs. Paddock.
EiTEGTS OF THE WAR ON
CHILDREN OF ENGLAND
Juvenile Delinquency Has In
creased 34 Per Cent Since
Great Struggle -Began.
Baltimore. Drawing a terrible pic
ture of war's effects on rblldren In
England. Owen R. Lovejoy, general
secretary of the National Clilld Labor
Committee, told the conference on child
labor here this country must take dras
tic steps to protect its little ones. Con
cerning tomiitions In tireat Britain he
"Last full in the English parliament
Sir James Yoxall paid: 'A large por
tion cf niir elementary school system
Is in ruins I w ill not say as desolate
as the ruins of Louvain. but there is to
some extent a likeness.'
"In cue area 17(. children out of
41.f) have been displaced from school
because tbe buildings bare been tiken
over for military puriose8. Teacher
have enlisted and government econom
ies have lowered tbe etlicieney of the
schools; special classes, evening
classes. medical lusiectlon, free
lunches have been reduced or stopid.
In addition some rliiljren be
tween twelve id 1 If res- i left school to
enter Industry tu K'l sr.d probably
more than that in l'.'l'V Between IjO,
000 and SOO.Oi l children eleven and
twelve years old sro at work
"Juvenile delinquency in England
has Increased SI per cent siue 1914.
and delinquency of twys twelve and
thirteen has int rM-el in greater pro
portion than tu any other ae (roup."
C. U. Emuh made the deal.
appraised the damages.