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A TOWN WITH A PLAN WILL SUCCEED WHERE OTHERS WILL SURE FALTER AND FAlf
INDEPENDENCE, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY. APRIL 5, 1918
Buy Liberty Bonds, Purchase Thrift Stamps, Plant War Gardens, Help Win the World War
The Third Liberty Loan Drive Begins April 6. Polk County's Quoto About $130,00o7 Prepare Now
District Convention a Pa
Independence and Dallas
Go to Salem to See,
Hear and Learn of the
Tuesday evening about 100 Py-
thians and their wives were tak
en to Salem by the S. P. special
for a district convention meeting
at that city. Lodges were repre
sented from the counties of Polk
and Marion to the number of
about 300 people in all. Three
candidates from Independence
aid on from Dallas were taken
through tie Knight rank, and a
elected team was used from the
different lodges. 'The degree
work was excellent and the meet
in j? a success.
Grand Chancellor Leslie E.
Crouch, Grand Keeper of Rec
ords and Seals Walter Gt eeon.
Supreme Representative Gus C.
Moser and Past Grand Chancel
lor Fraak T. Wrightman were
present and made the old hall
ring with their Pythian patriotic
Brother Crouch stated that Py
thianism and patriotism were
terms synonomous, and that the
man who was not patriotic, who
did not love his country, would
not back his country in this war,
was mot only a slacker and un
patriotic but that he did not have
the elements of Pythianism in
him. That every Pythian was
bound to protect his country, re
vere,his flag, and make known
all elements of disloyalty in his
home territory: that the teach -
by some of the members na IV
thian is ashaaed of his patriotism.
A COST RIST ROOM
VV ilhams drug store has a la
dies rest room in their itoro that
is a great convenience to the vis
iting laCiiesfof the city while in
town. This room is nicely fitted
up with easy chairs and a lourge
S3 that one who may be feeing
sick or tired may rest and recu
perate, wail off from the rest
room is a wash room and ladies'
toilet, especially fitted up for the
use of the ladies. The editor
was surprised at the care and
neatness Mr. Williams has dis
played in so accomodating the
people visiting the city.
New Time Card Goes
Into Effect April 14
New Train Service, Turn
Tables and Connection
With S. P. Main Line
tl i t lie same is acc
Things Moving at T us wan notified.
The Valley & Siletz railway
has secured their new passenger
car and will establish their new
service on April 14. The matter
is now in the hands of the com
mission awaiting the approval of
the new tir.ie table as planned
for this service and as soon as
the same is accepted the public
A turn table was placed in the;
city last week near the depot of
the Vallty & Siletz in this city,
and turn tables have already
been placed at U ji kins and Val
setz and the track is all ready
for the new service.
Several days were taken in
making arrangements for a right
of way through the Hill property
in the south part of town, fore
connection with the Southern Pa
cific lino, so the c impiny could
have a joint depot audi entiu
this city with the South rn Pa
cific line and we are in formed
these matters are beiti g adjust
ed and that the new service will
be started at once.
This will be a great ti ing for
Independence and is the first
step for big thirds that are to
follow for this city. Torre is a
tine section of Briton and Polk
counties tributary to Indepen
dence along this line and Inde
pendeace will reap a groat bene
fit by the building of this line.
Building Big Plant on
Evaporating Plant Being
Erected and Big Indus
While Independence is work
ing hard to get their Horst Dro.
evaporating plant established in
Independence to handle 1000
acres of vegetables in this sec
tion, Horst Brothers are going
ahead with their big plant on
their own farm.
This company is so well satis
fied with the prospects in this in.
Liberty Loan Committe on I
Job Red Cross Enter
tained Waking; up In
"THE LEW G01D IS ViCTCHY'S WAND"
-Vy II. R. Alltn, lllllalioro
A letter from John R. Loy of
Buena Vista, this week says:
Th publicity end of the com
ing Liberty Loan drive has been
pretty well taken care of by the
Local Council of Defense and
"The Red Croat society will
give an entertainment on Friday
night consisting of a play and
other appropriate exercises, be
sides the inevitable lunch. The
program will be about three
hours in length.
We are coming down to In
dependence on a sort of a parade
or excursion, leaving here at 2:30
i- a 1 V m
Saturday, n yi u can arrange
ings of the fraternity were basfd for some one to address the peo-
on American citizenship, and nle on the street or elsewhere at
that those who were not Ameri
cans in heart and did not whole
heartedly do their duty should be
ostrasired and driven from Amer
ican soil and that it was the duty
of every Pythian to see that
those boys who were now on for
eign land had the protection of
all the citizens in this awfu
Brother Gleason followed with
an eloquent appeal for the Amer
ican citizen to do his duty now
and for Pythians to guard the
home from the inroads of sedi
tion and disloyalty.
Hon. Gus C. Moser stated this
was no time for half hearted pa
triotism, and that the true Py-
tkian loved his country and
would back the boys in the
trenches and in the ramps from
the Brjyine and intrlgie of the
quiet but ever working enemy in
Brother Wrightman painted an
eloquent appeal to patriotism
and showed in a picture of word
beauty the war against the un
speakable Hun and the brutal
Kaiser, stating that we would
march into Berlin before this war
was ever and make the German
war eod3 sing "Yankee Doodle
Doo" and sty they like it before
we are through.
The evening closed with a light
that lime a good deal of enthusi
asm should be ereated. We ex
pect to be there when Indepen
dence goes over the top."
Service rug travelled.
The Eaater serrices Sunday
were well attended. The largest
congregation that has been at
tho M. E. church for a long time
was present to witness the un
veiling of the service flag. Spec
ial music was rendered.
G. W. McLaughlin has placed
an order for twenty-five thous
and feet of lumber to build over
his already large dairy barn and
also a bungalow for Mr. Wall
who has rented the dairy and is
now residing in town until the
house is completed.
Pete Seymotr and Frank Tur
ner made a large shipment of po
tatoes by boat to Wittenburg
& King of Salem. While the
price isn't high they consider
themselves fortunate is getting
rid of them before they sprout
fun la told.
Mrs. Todd who has resided
near Buena vista for several
years has sold her farm to a Mon
The farmers of this locality are
very much encouraged about the
war m v a m v w -x. ' i .j 3 v. zu
It duti not mean aren aaorlflclrm unions
and from which you will rereive
brother. buiiliaiidi and father-
Go to your
dustry that they are arranging
to handle 400 acres of their own
r nch and build their own plant
to handle this crop. This plant,
while a large ont, is insufficient
to handle additior i! icre: re, but
they are willing to put in another
plant if Independence fanun
will sii n up t! e 1'itul.
They plan planting Ox Heart
carrots. Danish bald head cab-
Lbage, purple top glohe turnips
and Burpee's green pod spring
beans as their leading crops. The
beans will bring $00 a ton. cab
bage $12 per ton and carrots and
turnips $10 per ton to the farm
ers. The plant being establish
ed on the ranch will handle about
30,000 pounds per day and the
land U being contracted to par
ties who will plant the land to
these crops in which the com
pany takes the whole crop raised
at agreed prices.
Mr. Thos. Ferguson is foreman
of the Horct Bros
in charge of the
ing. In an interview with tho
editor Mr. Ferguson stateil their
steam dryer building was lOOx
100 feet, fitted with three boilers,
three engines, two blowers, ra
diators and piping. They have
several storage buildings in read
iness each &0xl00 feet for use in
caring for the crop raised before
it is put through the processing
for market. When running to
its fullest capacity this plant will
handle about 500 acres of veget
The evaporating industry
means thousands of dollars to the
small farmer and Independence!
people will miss an opportunity
of great value to them and the
farmers a great income paying
investment if they do not get
busy and complete their acreage
contracts before it is too late.
County Estimate $135.
Dallas to Raise $65,000.
and Falls City Terri
SPECIAL PATRIOTIC 'SERVICE
V v -"
luds'e 1'. C. Kirkp itrick re
ceived a telegram from the state
chairman that IVIk county was
to ra'se $135,000 as her share of
ranch and is I tho ftw
new undertak- st'ftions nf tlmcmmiv Ur
v.iv vvvinv,; J.V I V.
ed in four hanking districts,
those being Dallas with $G5,0OO,
Independence with $10,000, Mon
mouth wi:h 123.000 and Kalis
City with $9,000. The county
committee consisting of Eugene
Hayter of Dallas. C. W.Irvine
of Independence, Ira Powell of
Monmouth, VV. II. Heard of Falls
City. Cou ty Judge E. C. Kirk
patrick and Mrs. Oscar Hayter,
chairman of the County Women
Liberty Ixan Committee, met at
Dallas at 2:30 Thursday to out
line the campaign to raise the
I he Women's Liberty Loan
Committee who are to assist the
mens committee in this drive aref
Mrs. Winnie litaden of Dallas,
Mrs, K. C. Elilridge of Indepen
dence, Mi. 44 Maggie Hutler of
Monmouth, Mrs. W. II. Heard of
Falls City and the chairman,
Mrs. Oscar 'Hayter. The .wo
men are energetic and active
urn are ready to do their part in
thisi patriotic duty.
Independence must go over the
top and everyone should now
prepare to do their duty.
oome counties plan printing
the 1 isia of the slackers who
have not done any work and fur
ni.shed any tnomyinthe differ
ent drives that have been made
for money, und if those who
l.ave.the yellow streak in this
county, and are handed the yel
low card are at all numerous it is
Uiidt-rstood that the same may
lit recpiested in this county. It
hooves everyone to do his duty
at this time.
SL'HSC'RiniNO for Liberty Bonrl doe not mean olvlna nrtlilno
..w.V?" . "a "'"re uny bikI uk.( more heedfully thore. It mrarn tafe, aii, aeiinlblu, iibHlaiillal
niwitiMi, vhy.i y u.f v,f, HHcurtly u the wor e our whoU I!nltH Kim...
ronDie income in l.vi hlu.H J .
Compare this de:n e of patrlotlum with the kiml that li
acron the e to prcjbalilf hardsliii) and uoimiMe di-Htli
taking our mini,
Th balance l in thoir faor if you .re to mortKaKe your entire fi ria i ial future In order that they
1 up with those aupptii-a which r-pr- i-nt the meana for hoth I'KKI'A I; hltNKS.S and PRoTKc'TION.
The third I.Mn-rtv l.ian ia it liainl hunt wnit In ). t,ri...aiiu .,.,. .,r .., ...i.-i..,i
V.-W A TlV-rt .-.. r " -.. .. 7v,U, .u.,n. ,
LIIildlTY LOAN COMMIT! ME.
Following is the program to r;
held at the Isis theatre, hi. H
o'clock Sunday evening, April 7:
nvocation l.ev. 1. I). iarns
Addrtsa D. 11. Fletcher
Address Kev. McKi,z.i-
.Solo Paul Hlackstone
Address II. C. Dunsmore
The same program will be giv
en at school distr.ct No. 1 Tues
day evening, April 'J, am
IROAD TO BUENA VISTA
$1 100 Raised By Citizens
to Improve It.
Donated by E. C.Klrkpatrlck, Chairman Polk County Third Utterly Loan Committee
NEW TRAIN SCHEDULE.
Our special Huena Vista cor
respondent states "The bad road
across the river is being improv
el. Kleven hundred dollars has
bt't-r appropriated by citizens
here with which the road can be
If Marion county is short of
funds the people of Buena Vista
athectior. are not, arid po they dig
6E CAREFUL LADIES
baiiquet and the ladies had their ProspecU of the 1918 grain and
( i n b v amn
in an aaioininz roomi"--' """
where they, too, enjoyed an eve
ning of entertaidment and know
ledge. The grand lodge officers have
promised to be in Independence
in a few weeks and a public
meeting may be held that the
people may learn a little of the
patriotic element tkat the Py
thian lodge it displaying an the
Eerybo y will wear a "kahki'
The Valley & Siletz which has
On account of hr hihnri ...; in inw.n0,.. w nunaay. April i as trie oaie
i uiutuimiciiic, hi a v o r
k.mrxnii.t uM tu. urn. hi .. .... :. ior
U..UH iuiwku ojib. cso f? cud Moore nas issueo tne eaitt. inow
has stopped running: the ferry, if you see a man with a suit of
It it very inconvenient for those that, kind be careful, don't tap
living on the other aide of the him on the shoulder and sav
"Verd, ccme home," for it may
be Clint or some of the other
boys that look like Verd.
the afternoon or leave Indepen
dence for lloskins and return the
The home guard held their
fourth meeting Saturday sight.
W. W. Wells and family of Sa
lem are visiting with his broth-
good tkey are doing, As is aaidler nd rlati? here.
Work gloves for $1.50, $1.75
and $2.00 at 0. A. Kreamer's.
the beginning of their new
gasoline train service, announces
that trains will arrive in Indepen
dence daily at 9:05 A. M. and
3:35 P.M. and will leave Inde
pendence daily at 10:50 A. M.
and 4:15 1. M.
This wili give an excellent ser
vice, making it possible for the
people along the line to reach
this city early and return late in
Just received the finest Eng
lish walking shoes I ever saw.
Made by Copeland & Iiider Co.
Our price $8.00. O. A. Kream-
Clyde Govro is working in the
steel works for Uncle Sam and
is stationed at Portland. He was
in the city two days this week
visiting his mother,
A boy scout meeting is to be
held at the City Hall Friday eve
ning and further plans for organ
ization will be outlined. Prof.
Wright is to be in charge of the
boys. See boys and girls paper
for more news.
3. Taylor Jones is the new sta
tion agent to succeed VV. Brown
who is. packing up as we gu to
press. The new man is known
favorably in this city.
$10 50 to $25 buys a gotxl wool
suit at 0. A. Kreamer's.
down in their pockets and build
a few miles for Marion county.
That is a goxi way to teach Mar
ion county business methods and
we tru.st Salem's county officials
vull wake up in time to say
Married, a' M. E. church,
at 4:00 P. M ' -sday, April 2,
Miss Inez Carter and Gilbert
Stanl inir, Uev. T D. Yarnes per
forming the ceremony.
Adam l'nskin is to hold an auc
tion near Suv tr Tuesday, April
9, at 10:00 A. M. and will sell
his horsis, cattle, ar imple