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JUDGE THOS. F. RYAN
Present Assistant State Treasurer
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR STATE TREASURER
"The voters of this State
need men who understand the
work which it is their duty to
do; and men with capacity to
do the duties which devolve up
on them; men who are honest,
fearless and patriotic; men who
aer Americans. Such a man is
Thos. F. Ryan." Canby News.
For seven years he has served
Oregon as Assistant State Treas
urer with exceptional efficiency.
To him is largely due the pres
ent high standing of the treas
urary department. The National
Examiners have given the de
partment credit for performing
more work with less money than
any other treasury in the Unioii.
And with also having the best
regulated and most efficient of
fice." Evening Telegam
SHALL WE SEE IT
THROUGH OR QUIT?
The Government Is finding It nec
essary to call upon us three times
within a year to provide by subscrip
tions to Liberty Loans, sums of money
hitherto considered of fabulous pro
portions. These facts should im
press upon us as no mere words
oould do, the Intense seriousness, the
stern necessities, of the situation.
Continued acquaintance with the
more serious aspects of life is apt to
breed Indifference, and to distort our
mental, vision. As the soldier shud
ders with honor at his first sigM
of oaroaffe, but later become hard
ened, to are we apt to become com
placent under oondltlons which eall
actually for Increasingly strenuous
The Liberty Loan with Its original
accompaniments of novelty and noise
appealed to our national love of s
new sensation. In the Third Oam
palgn much of the novelty will be
lacking, but the serious purpose be
hind the campaign will have grown.
Our money was needed when both
the First and Second Liberty Loans
were floated, but it will be more than
ever needed when the Third Loan
Is called for. Our army has grown,
our national pay-roll has grown, the
needs of our allies have grown, the
necessity of forever banishing the un
speakable menaoe of Pruaslanism has
grown. No longer oan we hope that
the entrance of this country into the
struggle will Induce an early peace.
More arrogant, more desperate than
even the German Government puts
forward Its Impossible elalms upon the
rights and life of humanity.
Our Government In its growing need
is calling upon us to give up our
luxuries, Is ooosoriptlng the lives of
our eons, to controlling trade, labor,
and prices, with an ever lnoreajinK
earnestness and firmness of pur
The test of our personal strength
of character and determination la at
hand. Tour Government pleads with
you very earnestly to preach and
practice both before and during the
next Liberty Loan Campaign a stead
fastness of purpose, m unselfish pa
triotism, which shall reflect the spirii
of a man who having set his band
to the execution of a necessary task
would rather lose that hand ttami
raw it back. This Is the spirit of
our President, of our allies it Is
surely our own.
This Is war of peoples the peo
ple behind the fronts." Major Greyaor
M. P. Murphy of the American F.ti
Cross, Jan. 20, 1918. YOU are a pa t
of Demooraoy's BatUllona. Buy Lib
Warnings About Tornadoes
Conditions Usually Preceding Severe Windstorm and Pie
cautions to Prevent Injury
l lie causes nun cutv-u
' likely to occur, how to forestall tornadoes, and precautions to prevent injury
are outlined in a series of wnrninw Issued by the United States weather
i bureau, which are briefly summarized as follows:
Tornadoes are wunlly preceded by high temperature and humidity-a
' weather condition generally said to be "sultry." "sticky," or "oppressive." Itaiu
1 may come before, with, or after a tornado, or, very rarely, there may be uo
rain at alL The barometer does not foretell a tornado, though K Indicates low
pressures ; and tornadoes always occur in a "low" area.
The season In which tornaaoes may be expected varies according to the
reeion They may visit the Gulf states iu winter, and as the season advunces
the region of greatest frequency is in the Plains states and the Mississippi
va'ley from April to September, inclusive. In this region May is the worst
month with April next East of the Appalachian mountains, however, torna
does rarely occur until after July. Generally they come between 3:30 and 5
' p. m but they may even come at night.
Persons may somewhat avoid tornado danger by watching the local slgni
and reading the weather maps, which at least show the conditions which favor
tornado formation. The local signs are heavy, dark clouds, first In the south
west almost Immediately followed by clouds in the northwest and north. A
funnel-shaped cloud Is a sure sign, though there may be a tornado when such a
cloud is not readily seen. If a funnel f loud cannot be seen, the whirling motion
of the air may be known by a peculiar roaring noise, somewhat like the rumble
of distant thunder or the approach of a heavy train of cars.
If one can see the cloud and get an idea of the direction hi which it Is mov
I ine the tone of safety Is at right ang to the direction of motion. The south
' era' margin is usually more dangerous than the northern, and this should be
! remembered in seeking a place of Ntfety. The width of the path of greatest
destruction Is ordinarily not more than a few hundred yard, though this de
structive diameter may be from some rods wide to a half mile, or sometimes
wider However, the worst part Is comparatively narrow, and relative Kafely
! may be had only a short distance at right angles to the line of the advance of
I the tornado. ,..,,, ..
In some of the Plains states there are so-called "cyclone" cellars, and
I where these are not available tie aouthwent corner of the cellar of a frame
I building is the next best place. Brick buildings are not so safe, but the cellar
1 is probably the safest place In them. In the Omaha tornado of 1913 very f.-w
l brick houses were seriouily damaged. These re ordii-arily unroofed, though
sometimes the wall crumble or iaii
"Thos. F. Ryan, P. G. M., can
didate fo the office of Slate
Treasurer, has been the effic.ant
deputy fo the past seven j.i.s
and has made good in that pos
ition. He possesses an intimate
knowledge of the duties it in
volves, is capable, honest tin',
couteous. We have an abnlinfc
iaith in iSro. hyan's ability, ca
peience and superior fitne.; .-.
fill this important position."
As an active member of the
Grange he has worked consi.
ently for the building of good
roads from farm to market; for
horticultural and agricultural
legislation; and for practical
drainage, irrigation and rural
THRIFT AND 1
Last year at this time the great cry
was conservation. This year It Is
thrift. Last year the nation was
urged by the Government to conserve
the natural resources and the products
of the farms and fields and factories.
Greater crops were urged, and oannlng
clubs and city gardens were the order
of the day. This year the nation' Is
being taught the lesson of spending
its money wisely. The nation Is being
shown the Importance of putting every
cent where it will do the most good.
Conservation and thrift go hand In
hand. The faot that the farmer Is
being told this year to be thrifty does
not mean he is not to plant every
acre available and till his crops care
fully and harvest them when they ate
ready for the reaper. It means that
he must Invest wisely the money ho
gets for the splendid crops he has
demonstrated he is able to raise.
The farmer, as a rule, can find some
thing for which to spend almost every
dollar he gets. There always is ma-1
chlnery to be bought or repaired, '
notes to be met, fertiliser to be pur- j
chased, harness, lubricating oil and
groceries and clott ing to be paid for
in the neighboring town, nut in thj j
last few years most of the thrifty '
farmers have been so well paid for ;
their produce that they are now "on
their feet," or more nearly so than
This country has been good to them, i
for they have lived In peace and have '
been provided by the Federal Loan
Bureau with cheap money with which
to pursue the arts of peace. Any ;
economies they can practice at this
time will give them additional money
with which to lend financial aid to the
Government In its great war for right
eousness and fair dealing.
Every dollar loaneu to the Govern
ment is a practical protest against ths
plans of a greedy, unscrupulous, souW
less power Intent on world conquest,
and every dollar thus advanced serves
to shorten the period of war and bring
nearer the day of universal and
"Who will dars to weaken our Wss
ern front by a elnflle troop or a slngls
gun?" George Clemenceau, Premier
of Francs, Dec. 25, 1915. If you fall
to buy Liberty Bonds you will weakss)
"Wt could not have endured such
aggressions and survlvsd as a self
respecting nation of free people."
Secretary of ths Treaaury MoAdoo, at
San Francisco, Oct. 11, 1917. AmsrU
can blood calls to you. Buy Ubert
tho BPfisons when thef are most
ConductJ by Nlinl Cnum-il of the Boy
Scouts of America.)
SEA SCOUTS TO BE FORMED
The sea scout branch of the Boy
F -outs of America has been placed un
der the direction of James A. Wilder.
The lure of the ni ia as strong to
the boy as the lure of the wilds. For
the first time he is to have a chance
to smell the tar and oakum and feel
the swaying deck beneath his feet,
even though he may live in a sandy
The chief sea scout has Introduced
a new note Into scout Ins the Idea of
giving every scout a definite job with
definite duties. Under his system there
Is no general rush for the axe and neg
lect of the shovel. Kvery scout does
his part of the work and together they
do It all whether it Is launching a
boat or cooking a meal.
As In the navy, every scout In the
boat will have a specialty and a rating
based on that specialty. He will have
certain gear In his charge and will re
ceive special Instruction In the han
dling and the care of the same.
It Is not absolutely necessary that
there shall be water In or near a town
where the sea scouts are to be organ
ized, though not to have at least a
borse-pond will be a handicap. Jour
neys to navigable water must then be
undertaken or crew and skipper will
stick at the boat grade, and Interesting
but dry-lnnd class of work and games.
It will be permissible to change a
room Into a "ship." In this case the
stairways will become "gangways," the
windows "ports" and "skylights," and
everything will be kept shipshape.
The United States navy department
has been Interested In sea scouting for
a number of years, and some troops of
sea scouts have had the use of navy
equipment. Including boats. Instruc
tion has been given In some cases by
Instructors from navy yards and navy
CAMPING CHIEF FOR SCOUTS.
The national council of the Boy
Scouts of America bus lecognlxed the
Importance of camping as fundamen
tal to the movement by providing for
a new department of camping. L. L.
McDonald, of Chicago, Is the chief.
The camping director Is responsible
for the development of plans, programs
and literature for the help of char
tered troops and local councils In giv
ing boys an opportunity to receive the
L. U. M'DONALD.
Director Department of Camping, Boy
Scouts of America.
benefits of camp life under the most
favorable conditions and In the most
economical and cttu-ient way.
He will detine and maintain regula
tions for the conduct of camps for boy
scouts and will be specifically charged
with the supervision of all boy scout
camps and enforcing the minimum re
quirements prescribed for leadership.
facilities, program, sanitary arrange
ments and menu.
I nullities the anticipation of camps
nnd oiitlnt's iittracts tenths movement
for its Indoor program more boys and
leaders than all other features com
bined. The very origin of the scout
movement was In response to the
great need of an organized program
which would tike growing boys from
the city out Into the open air under
wholesome Influence., developing In
them qualities Inherent In the life of
the pioneer, which the hoys of today
have little or no opportunity to acquire.
Miners Live Long.
It Is an extraordinary fact that even
when deaths from accident are Includ
ed, the rate of mortality among miners
of Great Britain Is materially lower
than that among any other big class
of labor, except agriculturists, and ap
preciably lower than the average rate
of mortality among males. This fact
was discovered by Doctor Tatharn,
while acting as superintendent of sta
tistics In the ohVe of the registrar gen
eral. Doctor Tatharn points out that
while the risk of fatal accidents among
the coal miners Is much greater than
among other male generally, their
risk of death by disease Is much lower,
llng 10.6 per cent less than all occu
pied males, and 2.1.2 per cent less than
that of all males. While coal miners
spear to suffer more than the aver-j-ge
mortality from uroncliltls. they
f-how marked Immunity from consump
tion, their mortality from that disease
I ! g li-ss than half the average. From
diseases of the nervous system their
mortality Is IS per 'ent lower; heart
disease, 10 pr cent lower, and from
disese of the liver, 10 per cent J
tbau amocf all male.
U. S. GOVERNMENT
President, Woodrow Wilson, of
Vice President, Thos. R. Mar
shall, of Indianna.
Secretary of State, Robert
Lansing of 'ew York.
Secretary of ireasury, Wm. G.
McAcioo of New York.
Secretary of War, Ntwton D.
Baker of Ohio.
Attorney General, Thoa. W.
Gregory of Texas.
Postmaster General, Albert S.
Burleson of Texas.
Secretary of Navy, Josephus
Daniels, of North Carolina.
Secretary- of the Interior,
Franklin K. Lane of California.
Secretary of Agriculture, Dav
id Frank Houston of Missouri.
Secretary of Commerce, Wil
liam C. Reafield of New York.
Secretary of Labor, William B.
Wilson of Pennsylvania.
U.S. SUPREME COURT
Chief Justice, Edward D.
Whit ; Associate Justice s, Jos
eph McKenna. California; Oliver
W. Holmes. Mass.; Wil iam R.
Day. Ohio; Horace II. Lurton.
Tenn; Mahlon Pitney, N. J ; Jas.
C. McKeynold, Tenn.; Louis D.
Brandies, Mass ; John H. Clark-,
CIRCUIT COUNTS OF U. S.
District No. 9, William B. Gil
bert for Oregon.
United States District Court
for Oregon, Charles E, Wolver
ton, Portland: Robert S. Bean,
Governor, James Withycombe.
Secretary of State, Ben W. 01
Slate Treasurer, Thos B. Kav.
Attorney General, George M.
Dairy and Food Commissioner,
O. P. Hoft.
State Engineer, John H. Lew-
I Corporation Commissioner, II.
Insurance Commissioner, Har
i vey Wells.
! Mastei Fish Warden, R. E.
State Game Warden, Carl V.
State Health Officer. Dr. Dav
id N. Robert, Portland.
State Bacteriologist, Emile F.
State Printer, Arthur W. Law-
Superintendent of Banks, S.
ORE. SUPREME COURT
Chief Justice, Thos. A. Mr
Bride. Associate Justices, Henry J.
Bean, Henry L. Benson, Law
rence T. Harris, George H. Bur
nett, Wallace McCamant.
Superintendent of Public In
' struction, J. A. Churchill, Salm,
BOAIDS AND COMMISSIONS
State Board of Text Book Com
missions; Margaret J. Coeper, Salem.
Mrs. A. E. Ivanhoe. LaGrande.
Harrison G. Piatt. Portland.
Alfred C. Schmidt, Albany.
F. A. Tudgen, Marshfield.
Board of Higher Curricula
! C. J. Smith, Portland.
A. G. Bea's, -Tillamook.
Jonah B. Wise, Portland.
! O. P. Cushjw, Rosebnrg.
! J. E. Hedges, Oregon City.
HIGHER STATE INSTITUTIONS
University of Oiegon, P. L.
Oregon Agricultural College,
W, J. Keir, President.
Oregon Normal School, J H.
Baker Elmetta Lailey, Baker.
Benton Roj E. Cannoe, Corvallis
Clackamas J. E. Calavan, Oregon C'y
Clatsop 0. H. Byland, Astoris
Co.un.bia J. W. Allen !-t. Helens
oos Raymond Baker, Coquiilc
Crook J. E. Myers, Prinevillt-
Curry W. M. Kent, Gold Bead.
Dewhuttes Alton J. Thompeon, Bend
Douglas 0. C. Brown, Roseburg
Gi ham i. C. SUirgill Cot don
Grunt W. W. Austen. Hamilton
Harney Francis E. Clrk, Burns
Polk Fred S. Crowley Dallas
Hood River L. B. Gibson Hood River
Jackson C W. Aget Jacksonville
Jefferson Lillian Watts Madras
Josephine Alice Paeon Grants Fasa
Klamath Edna Wells Klamath Falls
Lake Chaa. E. OMver Lakeview
Lane E. J. Moore Eugene
Lincoln R. F. Goin Toledo
Linn Ida M. Cummins Albany
Malheur Fay Clark Vale
Marion W. M. Smith Salem
Morrow Lena Shurte Heppner
Multnomah W. C. Anderson Portland
Sherman K. E. Fagan Moro
Tillamook G. B. Lam Tillamook
Umatilla 1. E. Young Pendleton
Uniou A. E. Ivanhoe La Grande
Wallowa J. C. Conlcy Enterprise
Wasco Clyde T. Bonney The Dalles
Washington B. W. Bornes Hillaboro
Wheeler H. J. Mmmcnds Fossil
Yamhill S. S. Duncan McMinnville
D. E. ELITCHER C. W. BAR RICK
Attorneys at Law
Cooper Building Indedendence
B. F. SWOPE CECIL SWOPE
SWOPE S SWOPE
Attorneys at Law
I. O. O. r. Building Independence
E. K. PIASECKI
Attorney at Law
5 1-2 per cent Farm loans
DR. L. E. BARRICK
Cooper Building Independence
L. U HEA'ITT r. G. HEWITT
1111 Office Phones Dili
7021 Kegidence Phones 3t22
HEWITT S HEWETT
Physicians and Surgeons
TEACHER IN VIOLIN
563 Court Street, Salem
Giving lessons in Independence to
beginners and advanced students. Best
of methods. Prices reasonable. In
quire Monitor oflice orwiite Miss Levy
C. ST. BARBERSHOP
Wyland 8 Taylor, Proprietors
Baths In Connection.
Oldest Barber Shop In Polk Co.
Headauarters for the
best In Cigars, Tobacco
Candy and Confections
You are welcome always
For a Bitf Mug
of Magnus Roo
Candies, Cigars, Ice
Cream. Soda and
AT THE CHURCHES
Dr. H. C Dunsmore, Pastor
10 a. m. Sunday school.
H a. m. ) I'ublic Worship with
7-3") p. m. Sermon.
13 APT I ST
Sunday school at 10.
Services every Sunday morning ar.d
H. Y. P. U. at 7:00.
W e invite you to all our aervices.
3trangera cordially welcomed.
Thos. D. Yarnei. Pastor.
.0 A. M. Sunday School.
II A. M. MorninK service.
;;O0 P. M. Loyal Temperance Uffion.
7;30 P. M. Evening service.
bible School at 11 a. m.
llMJ PER CENT
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CORN AND BEAN PLANT RS
We hive the famous Rock
Island line of Corn and Bean
Planters. Fur acuracy in drop
they can not be excelled. This
Is the one great feature that
must not be overlooked in pur
chasing;! planter, as your yield
depends on a thorough job cf
We have them in two
horse planters, with check
rower and also in one row
We invite your inspection
J. D. HIBBS & CO.
Lend Him A
"Actions sDoak louder than
words -Act - Don't Talk - Buy Now
ir IT IS GOOD, WE HAVE IT.
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MEATS ARE RIGHT
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If WE Have It, It in Good,
F. 13. Dickson, Proprietor
HERCULES CLEANING COMPANY
C. A. Lochrldge a Co., Prop'e
Cleaning ami I'ming. Orders taken for wade
to measure iuita. Fit and Brtthfactiou guaranteed
A. E. Anderson and M. Borne
Lines on hand for Sale. See us for Prices
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