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THE INDEPDENENCE MONITOR
A REPUBLICAN NEWSI'APUL
Published Weekly at Independence, Folk County,
Oregon, on Friday.
Inured as fctcond Claaa Matter Aufcuat I, IV 11 ai the Poat OHice at H o
enaence, PoUc County, Oregon, Unaar the Act or March 3, 1879.
HURLEY & DODGE.
G. A. HURLEY, EDITOR
Suoscription Ivates: One Year
ADVLallMNG KATES: lac. per men lor one insertion, & i-ta ior iwo m
more inaertiona, IOC. on monthly contract. Headers, 1 tent a word.
Tho entry oi' Weal iu the tten
ute conical ha hurt Uloott'a
ciiuncca lor governor and he i
cUascd by many to he out ot
the running, bunpaou naa uta,de
gania over the state, Andcrao
haa a lew auattering votea and
ilaricy haa aouio. To our- uiind
the conteat haa narrowed down
between the governor, Withy
conibo and iseuator loaer. The
fcUent vote that ' vote always tu
continue the man in ol'liue if
with VVithyeotnue and with six
candidatea in the field that vote
in an unknown quantity, ao we
leel that the conteat ia between
Wilhyconibe and Closer.
(jua C. iloxcr haa been endors
ed by the labor council in
1'orUund aud that Hill lucau
many thouauuda of laboring
votes, ho haa been beiore the
people o! 1'orUand as a candi
date before and lias always car
ried the city ior hiuiaeli. Ho a
the only candidate i'roui l'ortland
rumniig and is justly entitled to
a big vote Iroui that city. VYitii
six candidates running, the en
dorsement of the laboring votea,
tlie name l'ortland alter hi
name on the ballot, and his luuj;
acquaintance with the people 01'
l'otland, his alTiliatious and aa
soeiations, aud his aucueaa in for
mer campaigns and a good rec
ord in that city, every indication
points that Moacr will win in
l'ortland by from b.OUO to 12,000
votes ahead of his nearest com
petitor. With a largo vote from
Tillamook and Clatsop, a birf
vote from Uaker, Malheur, liar
ncy and Urant counties, a ulroug
vote through all the Eastern
Oregon section, and a pretty
good vote iu Lane and Linn
counties, the Monitor believes
JMoser stands the best chance of
any candidate to win the iiomiu
atiou. lius Moaer has many
friends in l'olk county and will
get a large vote Lore aud 1 be
lieve he will stand pretty close if
not at the head of the list intha
county. He is not figuring ou
liis big vote from the center of
the Willamette valley, but lie will
get a good vole there, moru than
was figured a month ago. Tho
Closer stock is at a premium and
by most of those wiio have watch
I'd the political game cloudy ho
is classed as the moat likely can
didate to win.
George W. Conner for Clerk
Following our policy of telling
who our candidates are we this
week wish to ejplain to our read
ere the qualifications of Jlr.
The world today is -demanding
of every man the maximum
of his earning power.
Are you keeping your earn
ing power up to the high stand
ard? There's only one way to do
! Eat Pure, Full
We have a reputation for handling nothing
but the BEST GROCERIES obtainable. The best
Is none to good for our customers, and we spare
neither expense nor trouble to procure It.
Calbreath S Jones
$1.50 Strictly In Advance
Saturday, May 11, 1918
Cornier, whose announcement
uppears in the columns of the
iiomtor lor the lU.publicau nom
ination of county clerk.
Cieige W. Conner was born in
l'olk county some 4o years ago.
lie received his education in the
MuMinnville achooia, graduating
from the High School, and later
taking a curse, of atudy in the
Mcilinnville college. in rjWi.
alter liniNhnig his bchooling, he
went onto the farm where he has
resided continuously since that
date. His father came to l'olk
county in 1847 and ia one f our
early pioneers and the old do
nation land claim of hia father
joins the farm of .Mr. Connor.
Mr. Conner ia married aud lias a
family oi five children, lie it
energetic, active and patriotic
and ia hi charge of the war work
activities of his section of l'olk
county and has bought liberally
of every call mude for money
from the government.
ilia education is such that he
feels he is amply qualified and
able to handle the clerical and
other work of the office if he
should be elected aud we have no
doubt that he has the ability to
Tracy BtaaU For Treasurer
We have this week the an
nouncement of Tracy Staats for
Democratic nomination as coun
ty clerk. Tracy is a .well known
citizen of Polk county. He has
heretofore held office in thii
county with credit and ia quali
fied to serve his constituency.
No words that we culd suy
would add to what you already
know, and as he has no oppos
ition for tho nomination in hi -i
party, his nomination is assured
Ho ia one of the best known men
of the Democratic party in tho
county aud will be strongly sup-
Fay Dunsmore returned Tues
luy from Alaska, where ho hai
been in the hospital for about
eight mouths. Ho is now able ti
walk around and is fast im
proving so ttiat ho can go to
work. He probably will return
to Alaska again in a few weeks.
Two new candidates were ini
tialed into the first rank and ou
through tho second in the K. of
1. lodge hero Monday evening.
K. J. Adams of Eugene, was
in this city Tuesday and Wed
nesday meeting friends.
After three postponements the
Husiin'ss Mens Association )e
Miined their meetings Tuesday ev
Mr, George Conner, candidate
for county clerk, living near
Hallston, was in this city Tues
day in the interests of his cand
dacy. O. 1. Hoff, Republican, for
State Treasurer. Kead the Po
litiotd I'uzle, pages 2"-27, elec
tion pamphlet. (Pd Ad)
Mr. .Moore ivas interviewing the
vou-rs Tuesday in Independence
in the interests of liis candidacy
for county clerk.
O. P. Hoff, Republican, for
State Treasurer. Kead the Po
litical Puzzle, pages 26-27, elec
tiori pamphlet. (Pd Ad)
Kirk Scrafford was a business
visitor from the Luckiarnute
A fiOOl) HOME A ' gift lo
the right woman. T. J. Fryer.
WaslilnKton. Regarding the losses
sustained by the German in the bat
tle in I'icardy an official dlapatch
from France said:
"Although as yet our Information is
very incomplete, it is certain that the
German Iobhps in the battle of the
Bomme have been enormous. Pris
oners who were questioned reported,
for examulo. that the 88th division of
Infantry was almost completely anni
hilated and that the 206th division auf-
fered heavily. The losses are chiefly
due to the machine guns, which, in
stalled with determined men In shell
boles, mow down to the very last ths
dense enemy formations.
"The bodies of both friends and en
emies are stripped as soon as possible
by the Germans and left entirely
nude. The booty thus obtained by
seizing the equipment and clothing is
collected and sent to the rear, so
great is the scarcity of clothing and
"The prisoners when questioned do
not conceal their amazement at ths
Tsry small number of English and
French dead which they passed in the
course of their process. Finally they
admit the great surprise of their com
mand in the resistance of the allied
troops. They had In fact promised
them that all would be oter In a few
Yamoreg Collection Agency
I GETS RESULTS.
TAKES THE BLAME I
A flood pair of reading
glasses for $1.00 at O. A.
BUSINESS ITEM NOTES
(). V. Unit, KcjMibliean, for
State Treasurer. Honl the Po
litical Puzzle, pages 2(5 27, elec
tion pamphlet. (PTl Ail)
FOR SALE: Superior po a-
to planter, regulator to
drop feed every 1( inches;
does excellent work. Price
7U Tlione who have he
ground to grow choice i o
tatoet) tliit is the year to
piunt; cheap werd im-ann
hilt priced potatoes this
fall. A. 11. I ravoii, .Mon
mouth, Ore jon, o cull on
Craven it llut'f, Indepen
dence, Orej; n.
Real Estate: Particular
nbnut ti e 010 neie homsolead
law at this otlice.
FOR RENT: tioo i rotm
for on or two person. In
quire Monitor otlice.
FOR SALE: Fim da large
housf, centrally located at
a bargain. Inquire at this
o trice for particulars.
For Trade: Two and a
half hornt power Utii-oline en
gine for eh ctric motor. In
quire at Monitor otlice for
POU SALK; Two eoru and beau
planters; two four-row beet cul
tivators; two 1 1-2 horse power
tra engines. For particulars, in
in uiro t-f Geo. L. Rose, lude
ptiideuce, Oregon. 1
FOR RENT: FurniHied
houhe. Phone M un 6122.
For Sale: One 2 1 2 horse
power international gasoline
sprayer, mount'd on truck,
8te:l wheels, 200 gallon eteel
tank. Second hand hut as
good as new. Only ued for
three years. Extremely low
price. One t-ix-corse power
International itationery hop
per, cooled, gas engine at
$235.00 will hum distillate.
One 1 1-2 horsepower Inter
national gas engine, second
hand at $35. Tw j 60 speed
Gihon engines at $50 each.
Sloper Bros. & Cockle, Independent:-,
FORSALE-Eight room, mod
ern house, in Independence.
Inquire Mrs. E. A. Morgan,
We Deal In
Hides. Pelts, Wool
Furs, Mohair, Cases ra
Bark, Veal, Ptrk, Beef,
Poultry, Butter, Eggs,
Farm Produce, Wood,
Dry Goods, Groceries
Furnishing, Shoes, etc.
OUR PdllCY. TO PLEASE
Trains Leaves Independence
MO. 1 leaves Indedendence, at 6:50
a. m. arrives Monmouth 7:00, connects
with train for Airlie.
No. 3 7;J5 a. m.
No. 6 8:45 a. m.
No. 7 10:35 a. m.
No. 9 11:50 a. m.
No. 11 1:30 p. rn.
No. 13 2:20 p. m.
No. 15 8:60 p. m.
No. 17 7.00 p. m.
Leaves Monmouth for Independence
No. 2 7:05 a. m.
No. 4 8:30 a. m.
No. 6 9:05 a. m.
No. 8 10:50 a. m.
No 10 12:00 M.
No. 12 1:45 p. m.
No. 14 4:05 p. m.
No. 18 4:55 p. m.
ORVILLE TO PORTLAND
No. 2 2:49 a. tn.
No 10 9:26 a. m.
No 14 1:29 p. in.
No 16 8:40 p. m.
No 20 6:12 p. m.
No 22 7:29 p. m.
PORTLAND TO OTKVILLE
No 1 8:52 a. m.
No 6 10:32 a. m.
No 7 1:10 p. m.
No 9 4:33 p. m.
No 13 6:59 p. m.
No 21 2:20 a.m.
Independence auto stage meets all
trains but No 2, 20, 21.
FOR U. S. SENATOR
:iA . - Ms i
B. K. KtaMi
I havt snnounced my candidacy for
(or the Repullcan nomination for Uni
ted States Senator subjeet to the will
of the Republican voters at the primary
nominating election, May 17. 1918.
pd. ad. K. N. Stanfteld
Candidate For County Clerk
I hereby announce that I will
be a candidate for the office of
county clerk, subject to the votes
ast by the members of the
lVtmvrutic party at the primar
ies to be hebl May 17, 101S.
4 ' SN"f '
FOR STATI SENATOR
I respectfully announce mysalf
a caadldau for state Senator from
the Ninth DUtrlct. comprising Benton
and Polk counties, at the primary
election, May 17, 1918, on the
1. L. PATTERSON
FOR JOINT REPRESENTATIVE
I herewith announce my candidacy
for Joint Representative for Polk and
Lincoln counties, at the primary elec
tion. May 17, 1918, subject to the
vote of the electors of Republican
Pd. Adv. B. F. Jonea
CANriOATI FOR BEPRESENT ATIVI
I hereby announce myself a can
didate for the Republican lomlnatlon
of State Representative for the District
of Polk County, at the primary election
of May 12, subject to the will and vote
ot the Republicans of Polk County,
pd. ad: W. V. FULLER
CANDIDATE FOR COUNTY JUDGE
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for tit Republican nom aation for
the office of County Jud,e to succeed
myself, subject to the voters at the
Primary election to be held May 17,
Sound business policy; econmlcal,
but not parsimonious administration.
Special attention to Probate Court
Pd. Adv. E. C. Klrkpatriek
FOR COUNTY JUDGE
Frank Gibson, Republican Can
didate for County Judge, pledges the
voters that "If I am nominated and
elected, I will during my term of of
fice, aerve the interests of the peo
ple of all of Polk County, to the best
of my ability. Pd ad
CANDIDATE FOR CLERK
I respectfully announce my can
didacy for County Clerk for Folk
County, it the primary nominating
election, May 17, 1918, subject the
wish and vote of the Republican vo
ters. Pd ad. FLOYD. D. MOORE.
FOR COUNTY TREASURER
A. V. R. Snyder desires to suc
ceed himself and will go before the
people at the primary election,
March 17, aa Republican candidate
and would thank the people for their
votes. Td ad
CANDIDATE FOR CLERK
I herewith announce myself as a
Republican Candidate for County
Clerk of Polk County, at the Primary
Election, May 17, 1918, subject to
the will of the Repubilcau voters.
pd. ad JOHN C. UGLOW ,
Conner for County Clerk
I hereby announce my candi
dacy for couny clerk of oik coun
ty, subject to the decisiou of the
Republican voter at the primary
election to be held May 17, 1918.
I was born and raised in l'olk
county and 1 believe I can success
fully perform the duties of the of
I'd ad George W. Conner.
For County Commissioner
1 hereby .innjuuee my candi
dacy for County Commissioner of
l'olk county, Oregon, subject to
the will of the Republican voters
at the primary nominating election
May 17, 1918,
pd ad. , T. J. Graves.
Where Do You Stand?
You are either for the war or
against it. If you are against
it, you ought to be iu Ger
many. If you are for it you ought to
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GUS C. MOSEF LJOR GOVERNOR
A Vigorous Champion of the Rights of the People
A Patriotic American. A native of Wisconsin. Age 47.
For 27 Years a Resident of Oregon.
President Oregon State Senate
Gus. C. Moser stands for a vigorous prose
cution of the war to victorious conclusion; for
strict business principles in the management of
Sta e affairs; for Rural Credit Extension, Irriga
tion, Drainage and Development of all our Re
He stands for the assistance by Portland Cap
ital and business to every section of our great
He stands foi the
capital unler a scheme
FOR GOOD ROADS, BUT FIGHTING PAVING TRUST
We are paying about $5000.00 more per 16
foot mile of Bilulithic Pavement in Oregon than
is being paid in Washi gton. Let us build good
roads in every county in the state. GIVE EV
ERY COUNTY A SQUARE DEAL.
Elect MOSER and you will forever banish
the subtle influence of the Paving Trust from Ore
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Allen, O. D. Buller
rights of both labor and
of mutual cooperation.