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THE INDEPDENENCE MONITOR
A REPUBLICAN INEWSPAPEK.
Published Weekly at Independence, Polk County,
Oregon, on Friday.
Entered ti Second Clau Matter Angust 1, 1812 at the Port Office at Inde
pendence, Polk County, Oregon, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
HURLEY a DODGE, PROPRIETORS
G. A. HURLEY, EDITOR
Suoscrlptlon Rates: One Year SI .50 Strictly In Advance
ADVERTISING KATES: ISc. per Inch for one insertion, 12 l-2c for two 01
more inacrtions, 10c. on monthly contracts. Readers, 1 tent a word.
Independence, Oregon, Friday, March 15, 1918
THE CITY NOT ALL.
When a small town, or a large city either, for
that matter, gets the idea that progressive n ess de
pends on the city industries mainly, then that
city commences to fall by the wayside. To build
up a city you must first build up the surrounding
country and the town that works to that end will
get the growth it deserves.
A business man who has not the foresight to
use his effort and energy to help in developing
the country around the town is a public wart"
and is best for the community when he is con
fined to some restful recluse. We should all do
our part in every movement to improve and de
velop the farming and allied industries. White
we may not be farmers, yet there are methods of
cooperation needed and there are things that the
farmers i eed that we can help them secure.
The farmer does his trading from that town
that gives him the best service. If Independence
does her duty toward the farn.er he will do his
duty toward her. Compensation comes to eve "y
one who does his full duty, and the farmer, the
banker, the merchant and the manufacturer
MAIL ORDER HOUSES HIT HARD
Conditions are much better in Indeoendence
than the editor was led o believe before returning
to your midst livery indication points to better
times and tnere seems to be a general unity of
purpose m tne city to help'in the movement for
progress. The stores are alive to the needs of the
people and are planning to meet these needs.
The "mail order" busintM it being driren out by the high
pricas trial wie war cat mad nwssiry, and whert the lo
oal merchant, who hat a wtll aelaeted ttock, bought earlitr
in the year, has the benefit of a lower oott, the mail ordar
house on account of ita volume of business mutt buy ia
the epen market at the inoreaaed rate and turning their
stock more rapidly than the country atore, foroea them to
ask more for their noodn. You can now buy cheaper thac
from the mail order house and you get to inspect what you
buy and aave the transportation. Indepaodence mer
chants are selling below the mail ord.r house ia almost
every line of business.
For Sale: One 2 12 horse
power International gasoline
sprayer, mounted on truck,
ste;l wheels, 200 gallon steel
tank. Second band but as
good as new. Only used for
three years. Extremely low
price. One gix-borse power
International stationery hop
per, eoohd, gas engine at
$230.00 will burn distillate.
One 112 horse power Inter
national gas engine, second
hand at $35. Two CO apeed
Gilson engines at 50 each.
Sloper Bros. & Cockle, Inde
pendence, Ores n.
Elbert Haede of Cottage Oroya is out for the a tat lejris.
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laiure irona Bouthern Uregon. We ha?e knowD Elbert
personally and have known hia paper and bar o hesi-
ncy in stating that Cottage Grove has put up a man who
"all man." When you eleot Elbert you will eleot a man
who has itanding over the ttata and who oaa do things.
' Mwimi iuv uttppj wien ior euooess.
Thn editor is highly pleased with the aaaurane of auo-
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pon anu co-operauon no ia aeourlng from tha public, and
. Bioko tint uo uupet id a rew weeka to be able to
announce a new venture for Indenndinr. .tot
LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS
Win. Patton was a buai
ness visitor to Portland Sat
.sa D. Robinson, our gen
oiiln nil rerofrnizp fhis tnrt Wlwn thpv An cn , , . ... '
w" V"WJ cleric wiifl in tha cv ovar
I'll i r i w i
men mere is a amerence. we trust muepen-Sunday
de. ce is doing her full duty.
UNCLE SAM WANTS HOGS.
There is no section of the west more adaptable
Attorney D. E. Fletcher
waa a Dallas visitor Monday
afternoon attending to pro
to hog raising than in the Willamette valley. It crian. the nw ttion th
is a hog man's paradise and now is the time to in- V. and 8. was a business vis-
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crease your nog production. Uncle bam sends nor m the city Tuesday.
out an appeal for a 15 per cent increase in hog Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hanna
raising over the whole United States. Oregon has and family left this week for
gone over the top in every call where we have Virginia where they will
been required to give our men and our money. makb ""r future home.
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will we tail to raise the hogs necessary l'olk Flags .of all friendly na
countv will do hirnart. She alwavs does. tiona are now given with
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HULSUU liread, a net of 6
atart your collection now
pnin.TRY PRnnnrts vrrnFn I
iinother industry that is possible ol increase in Ford iraraue iu-t ,n,,ih n
Polk COUnty is the poultry business. More eggs the Independence Nationa
and more poultry are needed. I he government bsnk, received six new Ford
asks the city people to use their back yards more car this week. Many can
extensively and conserve the waste by feeding it all'ord a Fori, iAl9 bichm
to chickens. Ivvery family can handle from one
dozen to two dozen chickens with practically no J- N. Wood of near Dallas,
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cost, Every iarmer should have all the poultry 'uru",-BUB "ew 8Pnns 100111
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narrow 01 eioper ir03. auu
Cockle thiB week. Indepen
dence merchants compete in
price with all soot ions of the
he can raise economically.
With three newspapers, and one of them a
semi-weekly, the good people of Independence
will have to sit up nights in order to keep posted
on local news.- Monmouth Herald.
The "owls will have their inir'ng,
fools rush in where angels dare not tread.
Your Liberty Bonds are Just as ne
gotiable as money. If through fire,
carelesssness or theft, you should lose
then, yeu would be out that amount.
FARMERS STATE BANK service is offered
you. Bring iu your bonds we will
Issue you a reoeipt and keep your bonds
in our BURGLAR PROOF SAFE, eubject to
withdrawal at any time.
No cargo for this service
Mrs. J. D. Hibbs, who re-
cenuv unaerwent an onern-
j. is &4iu uon tor racial trouble, is mi
proving so rapidly that her
laughter Mra. A. L. Thonlas,
returned home Monday even
ing to her family hero.
Rev. T. I). Yarn, a of the
M. E. church announces that
he expects to give the first
of a series of sermons on
"War Time Themes" begin
ning Sunday eyeuin, March
17. The subject of the flrft
of this serif will be "War
Archie Sloir of the firm
We understand Clark Hem
oree pians snipping out a
oar of hogs from Polk county
oon. Hogs have been high,
and them is a shortage in the
Thomas R. Smith and wife
of Airlie, who are working
at the Tupont tie camp, were
in Independence Friday, re
maining over Sunday visit
ing with Mr.8mith'8 parents.
James K. P. Carson under-
went a serious operation at a
Portland hospital Monday
Urs. Hewitt and Hewitt, as
sisted by Dr. Locke of Port
land, performed the opera'
lion and Mr. Carson is re
ported on the road to recov
war department com
mission on training camp
activitiea now has 65 wome
deputy sheriff working in
vicinities of cam is in all
parts of the country.
And tobacco now tastes much
i ou 11 Know tnis when you
smoke the famous Lucky Strike
Cigarette, the real Burley cigarette.
D. E. ELETCHEH C. W. EARRICK
Attorneys at Law
b. r. swope CEcn. swopk
SWOPE S SWOPE
Attorneys at Law
I. O. O. F. Building Independence
DR. L. E. BARRICK
Cooper Building Independence
I. I. HEWITT F. G. HE Will
1111 Office Phones 93)1
7621 Residence Phones 3622
I Yamoreg Collection Agency
ecTe nrcniTC tjkcc tuc ciiuc
ULItf IlkUULIW. I.nkd lilt. ULHffiK
It's toasted to develop and seal
in the Burley tobacco flavor.
AT THE CHURCHES
Dr. H. C. Dunsmore, Pastor
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. I Public Worship with
7:30 p. m. ( Sermon.
Sunday school at 10.
i Services every Sunday morning ani
B. Y. P. U. at 7:00.
We invite you to all our services.
Strangers cordially welcomed.
Thos. D. Yarnes, Pastor.
i.0 A. M. Sunday School.
11 A. M. Morning service.
3:00 P. M. Loyal Temperance Legion.
7:30 P. M. Evening service.
07 Guaranteed by-
BUSINESS ITEM NOTES
Real Estate: Particulars
about the 640 aore homwtead
law at this office.
WANTED: Boy or girl to set
type ami learn printing. In
quire this office.
for one or two
quire Monitor office.
Buy HOLSUM B read and
ce, ure a set of flags ot all the
For Sale; Orey feed oata,
riymouth Rock. Buff Lpc-
torn and Ancona roostera,
'tkin du'eka. Verd Hill.
Bible School at 10 a. m.
IT PAYS "U" TO
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In Both Lines Heavily
Gur Full Line of Wagons f
And Hacks For Sale at I
For Trade: Two and t
half horse power gasoline en
yine tor electric motor. Ia-
uire at Monitor otlioe for
of Sloper Bros, and Cokle,
was in Salem Monday and in
a conversation overheard bv
the editor of the Monitor,
we learned that Indepen
dence business conditions;
are as prasperous as are the
conditiana at the capital.
Why worry about 60-60,
when HOLSUM meet all
For Sale: Subscriptions
to the Monitor, 75o fornix
months. $1.50 per year. Re.
member we are givicg with
every 75c subscription one
25c thrift stamp and with
very $1 50 auUcription two
25c thrift sumps. Why not
start a card and betin "your
ffforl to purchase your J5 00
At This Time.
These Include the Owensboro, Weber, Beterndorf
and Columbus Wagons, Parry and Peerless Hcks
I These Are Cash iaraaiiib
Offer Limited to April 1, 1918
SLOPER BROTHERS & COCKLE
SHELF, HEAVY HARDWARE & IMPLEMENTS
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