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INDEPENDENCE, POLK COUNTY, OREGON. SATURDAY, MAY 25, 1918
Continuation of Organi
The Story of the Organization
of a Pioneer Party
(Continued from last week)
Art. 15. The wagons shall be
capable of bearing one-fourth
more than their load, and the
teams able to draw one-fourth
more than their load.
Art. 16. The number of loose
cattle shall never "exceed 33 t )
Art. 17. No ardent spirits
shall be taken or drank on t;.e
route except for medical pur
poses, and if smuggled in, shall.
when discovered be destroyed
under the control of the com
mandant. Art. 18. Each male over the
age of sixteen shall furnish him
self with a good and sufficient
gun and one and one-half pounds
of powder and six pounds of
lead, to be inspected and report
ed on as in other cases.
Art.19. All the members of
this association shall assemble ui
"Wolf River between tin: .1-"th
and 25th of April. '
Art. 20. This constitution may
be altered or amended at any
time by a vote of two-thirds of
the members present at any reg
ular meeting of tke company or
at any speial meeting called by
James Officer was elected
president and Iiev. William Helm
Officer and Moreland were ai
pointed a committee to procure a
public tent and other necessaries
for the company.
L. Thompson, Secretary.
The fcllowing persons paid the
initiation fee of one dollar to
the treasurer : J. Officer, L.
Thompson, Wm, Helm, Abin
Patterson, Zechariah Moreland,
Christopher Cooley, JacksonCool-
ey, G. AV. Helm, Franklin Pom
troy, John Kitchen, Eli C. Cooley,
Jackson Cooley, Thomas Pol
lock, Dr. Johnson.
L. Thmpson, Secretary.
MINUTES OF COMPANY
Oregon Encampment, Mission
Bottom, April 28, 1845
Company met, Daniel Dodge
Bailey wan called to the chair.
The resolution to organize on
Wolf Klver was reconsidered.
The Oregon company agreed to
organize here subject to revision
at the agency. James Officer
was elected captain, protem.
Zachariah Morcland, Lieutenant.
An executive committee was
chosen pro-tem, consisting of tie'
Daniel Dodge Iiadley
The following persons were ap
pointed a committee of inspec
tion: James Officer (
The following persons
appointed a committee to
laws and regulations for the
Mr. Fred Johnson arrive.! in In
dependence Tuesday and aceept-
ed a position in the Towuseud
barber shop on Main street. Air.
Johnson states that business con
ditions look good to him in this '
city and that he expects to remain'
Third Birthday Celebrated
We Will Meet Their Prices
We have been iuformd that cer-
tain-of the Dallas papers are cut-1
ting the rates on legal advei using j
for estates and such matters. The
Ui : i- of the Monitor has met thisj
class of competition before and
wishes to announce that he is in a
position to meet the price of his
competitors and if a rate war is to
lie established on legal advertis
ing we are ready to go our com
petitors a run for the money and
make a price that will meet our
competition and then some. Ow
ing to the fact that this paper
has not had much of this class of
business we have nothing to lose
by cutting the living rate to a
minimum and if anyone wants to
start something we are here to
see the finish.
Getchell &. Clark
Fitchard Sells Garage and Agen
cies to Portland Men Who
Took Charge Today
F. E. Clark and C. (Jctchell of
Portland purchased the Fitchard
Ford garage and the Puick and
Ford Agencies Saturday and
have taken possession of the
' The new owners in an interr
view with the editor of the Mon
itor state they will add a com
plete electrical and mechanical
repair shop and will be prepared
to do all classes of work. Mr.
( lark will have charge of the
mechanical repair - department
and is an expert automobile man,
having had twelve years experi
ence in garage electrical work
and specializes on electrical
cnuintnent. In connection they
will install a complete electrical
plant for rebuilding storage bat
teries, storage motors and gener
ators and will handle house wir
ing and auto electric repair
work. They make a specialty of
tractor repairing and invite your
I ;ii ronage.
Their announcement appears
in another column of this issue
of the Monitor.
At the last meeting of the coun
cil the following proceedings
were had :
Ordinano e vacating 12 foot by
148 1-2 feet on F street read
three times ami passed.
Marshall ordered to have vic
ious dog in North Independence
kept from running at large.
Matter of taking up -bonds on
paving ordered taken care of.
Matter of trees raising walks
diseused and marshall instructed
to investigate the matter.
Street committee instructed to
make ncsessary improvements on
Charter discussed ami plans
for new charter under consider
ation. . ... - . -
Attending War Conference
Sheriff John W. Orr went to
Portland Wednesday to attend
the War Conference of the state
being held there. This conferenc
is mad up of all officials from
the governor down who have
anything to do with the conduct
of the war machinery in this
state. Sheriff Orr goes as chair
man of the local draft board.
Plant Running Day and
Night on Contr ct
? 30,000 Worth of Potatoes Are'
Shipped f rom Independence
in Two Cars This Week j
This section is getiug to be
iiuiie a market eeuicr for pota
toes. The llorst Hros. Evaporat
ing plant shipped two cars ol
evaporated potatoes this week to
the Government authorities un
der their contract. One cur had
crates of dried potatoes ami
the other car lloo crates.
are two caus of the evaporated
potatoes to a crate and each can
weighs iiJ pounds. The product
is .worth about $1.00 per pound
in the evaporated state. They
will ship another car Monday ami
have-quite a quantity of potatoes
on hand now ready for ship
ment. The company expectsto receive
this week thirty -five cars of po
tatoes for evaporating purposes
and when you figure that the po
tatoes when processed a;e
brought down to about a thi'd
their weight you can readily set
that this industry will bring hun
dreds of thousands of dollars into
They are employing on the
llorst Bros, property now about
2(K) people and 6b of these are
taken from Independence by auto
truck each day. The payroll of
this industry is quite a material
one and means much to Indepen
dence and vicinity.
H. H. tint brie ami Paul Tacher
on are in attendance at the Orand
lodge of the I. O. O. F. which con
venes at Seaside. These men
arc the official delegats of Nor
mal lodge No. 204. II. K. Sicka
foose will also attend grain! lodge
FRENCH TROOPS HURRYING UP TO
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enfi( ii.iiih approached the miuhwdi w nuip um Bnuwi muy
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I j Clubbing
In order to
tem, Wf have decided to club our two papers for a
of one. Two weekly papers for $1 .50
A home paper with
Miss Alice Hutler left Sunday tor
Seaside to repreui Agate Ke
heknh lodge No. 117, t tii U.
bekah assembly, ..ilrs. J. L. bur
dock is also a delegate.
Wilmer Powcli, i oi .Mr. arl
Mis. 1. 0. Powl, I -it i.Ks.l..,
for Cam.) Lewis v e: he ; v
to join the officers training corps
Will mo r has just c'i..piU(l
course in au.iiial ;i ..'; iul f 1
the O. A. C. and was anxious to
beat the draft, which he did,
though he was in ehiss one.
John Palmer, lialpli Hudson.
Krcd Smith and T. K. Edwards,
fanners of this vicinity, have pur
chased a threshing machine which
they expect to use this year to
thresh their own grain. They
will use Mr. Palmer's traitor en
gine to furnish the power and
will work only ten hours a day
a,u' Rrt mt'i alu' ''-v lll")'
A very enthusiastic meeting of
Sunday school folks mot at Lew
isville Sunday in the Orange liuU
and about :HK) people attended
the rally, a basket dinner was on
joyed and a county orjr.-r.ii.at ion
was organized. I'd Ted row wus
tdorted president. Kev. O. Cou
ncil of Dallas gav a most intr
Next Sundry at the Isis
Next Sunday, May 2, all tli'
churches of the city will unite in
a joint memorial service. These
Nirviccs will be held at the Isis
theatre on Sunday morning nt
Dr. Dtin.sinore will deliver the
ini'inorial sermon. Members of
the O. A. H. and AV. K. C. will
meet in their hall and go in a
body. The sons of veterans are,
requested to meet at the ball ami
go with them.
The city service flag will be
dedicated after the service.
arrived In thin rountry, llluntratm tbe
Offer: Two for Price of One j
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place the Monitor' on a sir'ctly
A itrictly boys' and girls' newspaper
Independence Will Honor
Her Boys at Front
Community Service Flag to be
Dedicated Sunday at 11:00
A. M. at the Is is
Preparations have boon made
for the dedication of the service
flag for the Independence dis
trict, Sunday, at 11:00 A. M. at
th" Isis theatre.
A musical and literary pro
, gram lias been arranged. I ho
I elk county hand of D u'as bus
Ibeui scoured and a band concert
will be given in front of the Isis
The service flag is ton feet in
length and has seventy-five stars,
each star representing one of the
boys now mii our service from
the .Independence district.
The services will be open to the
public ami every one is requested
to be present ami part icipate in
this big patriotic meeting in hon
or of our boys.
Saturday at. the
ami Keil spent
Nina Portcrt'ieM spent a few
days at (irandmother Porter
field's. Frank MeComas came home
from Deavcrton, where he has
been attending school.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tann jwei-o
calling Sunday at the De Forest
home. Chester De Forest re
turned to their homo with them.
Harold Tobey returned home
Sunday from Albany where he
)m( ,)(,cn j,, to school.
Abel Porter left for Mr. K. M
l.iebtv's where be will work this
STOP THE HUNS
scene emii-Ml when
h rem h r
Cash in Advance sys
limited time at the price
The Western Youth
Helen Porterfield is spending
a few days at (Irandmother Por-te.rl'icUls.
New Studio Opens
Andrew Michaels of Salem has
taken over the Hobb studio loca
tion on Main street and is pre
pared to do all classes of photo
graphic work. The studio is lo
cated in the Whiteaker building
just above the Vjuartier .", 10 and
15 cent store. This is a business
Independence should support and
as Mr. Michaels is reported to
b a first class workman h.
should secure an excellent pat
Programme Planned for
G. A. R and W. R ,C.
The U. A. ii. ,V. ii. U. and S.
of V, have made arrangements
for a 1 leeoratioii service Thurtt-
lay, May ilO, in Independence.
The organization will leave their
hall at 'J A3 and march to the
school house where the public
school will join the parade and
march to .Main aiM C streets. At'
this point a program has becu ar
ranged and Attorney Harriet
will deliver the Decoration Day
The th A. li. will give their ex-
ercisea and program and a service
Hag will be unfurled. The school
Ireii will give a flag drill
that will bo very interesting.
Wednesday, May 2'J, the
graven ol tue woUuera will ue
decorated and those who have
flow era to donate will bring them
to the hall before 'J :U0 A. M.
lu drawing names for the last
call made by the government for
men in the army the following
tliirty-oight hoys are called from
Polk county :
Cieorge Oliver Well
Kichard Jioy Urnvvn
H. O. Urowii
I). D. George
Irvine J. Oroiind
II oilier White
From Rural Routes, Salem
tieol'gc (i. Adams
.John (J. Ib'gg
Fi-ed W. Stinnett
From Other Communities
Cluster I'agur, MeCoy
Howard A. House Parker
l;. 11. Knighton, Hueiia Visla
Paul M. SkeeU, Piii.lletmi
Adelhert Siecr, I hinting. on
(Miver Guy While, liuell
K. II. Douglas, Uiukivall
.las. 11. MeDonald, Detroit,
Klim-r Davi.i, '1'obdo, Or.
.1. I). Uurkhulter, (Jregoii City
I rim k V. Mathews. Portland
Abraham Tom, Grande llonde
Kl.o D. Vincent, Portland
V. Strickmeicr, Thomaa, Or.
Glenn jveeney, lloskina
( linti;n Jiaun, i'unxsutawuey,
G. H. Cory, Deer Island, Ore.
David Quiring, Pay City, Ore.
K. -M. Jlippaeh, St. Helena,
II. V. Robertson, Sheridan
George (Ionian, Falln City
Jue Ja.inuc:! lilaek liock
Walter K. Baker, Iloskins
Hurl K. Oliver, Napa, Calif,
(if those called the following
lire enlisted in the einergncy
fleet and will he exempt:
Merle V". Griffin
A me! J. Smith
J. W. Kdegar
Programme Shows Super
iority of System
Public School StuucnU Put on t.
Series of Plays That Are
Interesting and Instructive
The public school entertain
ment given at the Isis theatre oi
Friday evening was a Burprhi:
and a pleasure to the packed
house tliat was present to aeo tho
children in the different grade i
m their games, dances, drills,
i eolations and sougs. 1 He htu.
tots who have had less than t,
year a school work did their
parts in such a creditable manner
that the audience ,was held iii
rapt utteutiou and cheered then,
lor Hair efforts and success. T
much credit cannot be given tin.
critic teachers and bludent as
sisUiils of the Normal who hac:
charge of the affair and made U
the success it was.
The first grade in the ImglisJ.
game and the second grade in
the .Scotch game were the two
opening numbers and were bolt;
classy and show ed training tun.
undertaking on the part of th
The dramatazatiou of Cinder
clla by the second grade was a
pretty exhibition of the olu
story, by the little ones each ol
whom spoke loud and clour aud
with wondeiiul ability hi the pro
luetion of the iitie play. Little
Cinderella winning the piineu
and putting on the li'to shoe
that the others could not wear.
The Fnglish folk dance and tho
winding of the May by the
third and fourth grudca werc
pretty jiictures of beauty auu
The blacksmith drill with dumb
bells showed an interesting seeuo
by the boys of the third and
fourth grades and was a calcs
thenio drill of much beauty and
interest. The fifth grade in tho
sailor's hornpipe, the seventh
and eighth grade's in the schot
lische dance, the scarf dance by
Hie Normal students and the flatf
drill that closed the evening's
entertainment were well reudereiL
The Sunny South captured thn
audience and the fifth andsixth
grades in their negro costume
was a scene eipuil in impressive.
' ' ess and stage setting to that of
the average minstrel show, and
I here was rythm, harmony and
good dancing, a touch of humor
and some good singing that belt I
tbe crowd in good humored at
teiitiou from start to finish. Tin
Virginia reel was one of the fea
lures and every member had th
part prfeetly and added jus!
enough to make the part truly u
Special number were give
ly VanN'e-is .lohtivoi and illvi
Calbriatb and Knthb-en ! ,'.
as reeilatini' n -.: r .,. ', .
dialogue 1 y l.'-i.ii i -;.i. - a.i
Gerald and b re.lir.ek it a t
were given in excellent loi.a am
true to iiiteriretation.
The Monitor has no hesitancy
in saying the evening was a bijc
success and the work of the stu
dents par excellence.
' BOND PAYMENTS
A payment of 20 per cent will
be due on your third Liberty
Loan I'.ond on or before May 2S.
This payment should be in tho
banks not later than this date.
If you wish to make full pay
ment at this timu you may do hi
by adding an interest payment:
of LM cents per $100.00 value
the bond applied for. This pay
ment must rcauh the bank noj
later than May 28.
If you make full payment at
this time the bonds will probably
be delivered during the first
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