Independence enterprise. (Independence, Or.) 1908-1969, August 11, 1922, Image 1

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40th YfiMt No 131
,.bj 0f Fall Grain I Prov
ing Happy Surprise to
k irrain farmers are har-venting
u,.t mmlity wheat In n decade or
L gnj what in of equal impoj-tanco
- iild Is the heaviest for i number
tllr. Another wing m cornice-
ilb it is that the lonjf pell of
Tho Independence auto park Ih at-
irwunir cofiHi,t.ruhlc attention from
tourist. It In about th only park
in the valley which furnish, arcom.
nidations and is mill on the free lint.
Chief of I'itii i,.l... i i .
in nurping u
regster of visitors and It shows thut
it J being quite liberally patronizes.
One visitor there expressed hi views
Jn this way;
"I have stopped ut practically aU
of the camps from thti California line
north ami I have found none whi,-h
suit m better than the one you have
hern in Independence. It in a nrettv
with I' I" l,u" 1 i"i'K "J'eu ' " " 'm-ii,
rather had lid the farmers toidy Book with flr"I''o room and ex.
v that tho crop would be short. c'lu-nt -cornmodations and situated
Republicans Meet at Dallas
and Listen to Address by
State Chairman
v uwi 1117
Itrgw indicated thin condition,
threshing revealed a heavy re-
tanJ deliveries at the warehouse
that the quality i exceptionally
rge W. (itrard, who Ih handling
lecciptof grain atHhc Monmouth
huuse- of the Oron Milling ik
fihuune company, I of the opinion
thii i the best yield of fall
in 10 year.
fjut 30,000 buHhel of wheat have
I received at the Monmouth ware-
and there will probably be
10 biuhcls to be delivered there.
( price for No l wheat ia now
A ya cent, nui wns must weign
full 60 ijound to the bushel,
of the wheat in the valley grade
,,'t under thin and bring a few
lent per buithvl.
ring frain ih anori, exception
m. There hu not been enough
it . ...
sro 10 determine wnn any ac-
HimoKt in the heart of your city. The
only reaon that it Ih not filled all
of the time in that traveler do not
know how comfortable you are mak
ing It for them.
"Your chief of poli'ro in courteously
coUAiderate to all viwitori and deem
U take delight in extend
Owing to the poor condition of the
highway between CorvalliH and Al-
any, traffic Ih routod through Inde
pendence to Salem, and of courat
thin brings a good many tourints here
and quite a few arc taking advantage
of the canfp.
Walter Tooze, Jr., of McMiruiville,
chairman of the republican state
central committee, ia endeavoring to
put some "kick" into the county or
ganizationn with the big idea the
welfare of the party in the years to
come, lie met with Polk republi
cans at Dallas last Fridty forenoon
and went into detail inregard to plans
which he denirea to have carried out.
"It is nectary to reorganize th3
linen throughout the state into
lighting unit," eaid Mr. Tooze.
mu8t get rid of the 'isma' that
flourihh when party organization i.i
lax by organizing the voters into two
dominant parties. I am perfectly
willing that the democratic chairman
ithall do for his party what I am
trying to do for mine. For in strong
Suit to Prevent Sale of Polk
Securities Started
at Dallas
In a suit filed Monuay, It. M. Wal
ker, S. C. Hanna, II. W. Mattison,
J. E. Hubbard and Charles D. Cal
breath, all of Independence, are ask
ing that Polk county and the county
court be restrained from sellinz
$40,000 worth of bonds for the West
Side Pacific highway.
In the complaint it is alleged that
a special bonding election, held in
Polk county June 3, 11)19, was illegal
on the ground that the question of
a j the rate of interest which the bonds
We ; were to hpnr i nnt fivor? Vmf -.r1f
,.u, ,j
a provision that interest should not
exceed 6 percent per annum; and
that the first numbered paragraph is
void because it doea not conform to
provisions of section 4 of chapter 103,
general laws of Oregon, 1913, in this
that it does not describe what war-
George W. Wood of Santa Cruz,
Calif., a' director of the affairs of the
Poultry Producers of Central Calif
ornia, accompanied by R. Roy Put
man of Clackamas, gave a talk in th
city hall Tuesday night of interest to
poultrymen. The meeting had not
been properly advertised, and only
about 25 or 30 were present
Mr. Wood in a (abatement to the
Enterprise said that the Oregon as
sociation is meeting with experiences
similar to those of the California or
granizaton in the first years of its ex
istence, and is of the opinion that
eventually it will be made to operate
Last year, the central California
organization sold $9,000,000 worth
of eggs, of which $2,000,000 v was
shipped to New York city. The as
sociation makes a charge of two cents
Employment Will Be Furn
ished for About 50OO
,.a.lJ( Buuuuruy nes me aniiiiy or tne cu ar road within the .ntv
people to get what legislation theyjtween the said point on the Yamhill
desire. pii, j 4i, t
Polk countv linn inH tho nninf nn ttia
County Chairman E. E. Paddock of Benton- Polk county line are to be
Independence presided at the meeting built or Improved by the monev raised
nor where the said road is located
A big attraction in baseball circles
is scheduled for the high Bchool
diamond for Sunday Aug. 13, with
Dallas and Independence as the con
fer the iverage yield, but H hai 1 1('n,,enn'- r)alIa" h8 lost but one!
a .1.... i ...mi i .. frftrntl inn KJnlnn lnflkrtfrwOnr 1
eniimairu niui it will not ne - " i" -.
and there was a fairly good repre
sentation of precinct committeemen.
C. E. Ingalls, of Corvallis, state sec
retary, was also present and so was
.Senator I. L Patterson of Eola and
! Representative' Fletcher of Independ
mi. . .
ine women are to be given
within said county or give the be
ginning or terminus thereof.
The plantiffs allege further, that
between the two county lines there
are a great number of established1
road districts and established county
roads and it is impossible to deter-
a dozen for handling the eggs. The
Oregon organization was patterened
after the California institution, and
the presumption was that the cost or
marketing was not to exceed tw
iroiiiiinn'tj uiui it, win nut pe , . .
. 50 prrrent crop. Fortunately tmon the 'P Krnered in a rather ctlV p"rt ln the organization, Mrs. mme from the language of said order
proportion of the grain I. f.tfjcxcitln go at Dallas few weeks ,ra ' 98per 0 a"as being named upon which of the said established
f Murquently the farmers are f- VKe Cha,rmun cunty roads the money is to be ex.
hi in luck.
I ken hearted over the tragic
f of her son, John A. Schaffer,
Julia Schaffer returned last Sar
i night from Toledo, Oregon,
I that morning burial service
held from the undertaking par-
md interment waa made in the
P cemetery.
Schaffer wm burned, to death
hia car had gone over a alight
'kment about 20 miles this side
"!edo while driving from Inde-
nce to Toledo on Wednesday
of last week. William La
hof Valsetz met the same fate,
third occupant of the car. Mar-
Elkina, escaped with alight
ft nports from the scene of the
nt wore to tho effect that Mr.
her waa missing, bu subseouent-
I' charred body, almost beyond
nt'on, was found a short dis
, w,y- making it evident that he
jot been seriouHly injured when
far went over the grade, but that
f othing had caught fire and he
ndeavorcd to extinguish It.
Schaffer was a son of Mrs
I Schaffer, the widow of a Civil
"toran, who is running a room-
POUSe niaf e...i . .
j ooumern x'acuic
V1 DurinK the past summer he
,;''een mni.....i .
"T'j-u us a uonicey en
"Perator at Valsot
ay to Toledo, where he had for-
r"ied, to attend to some bust
matters Uhi .
i , --"v.i vim Buviueiii.;
j.e. I
J Schaffer was 43 years old,
J Jen born in Minnesota Dec-
I w;nd ,three 3, 13,
f; 10 and Otto 8. He also
"""US ntlfl T?r,ln. 1
pother, Frederick, who r.
10 Minnesota:
n. Mrs. .Toi.i. o-
Don Uarton has succedeed W. B.
Muggins as manager of the Indepen
dence team, and is of the opinion that)
Independence ought to wallop it all I
The game will be railed at 2:30.
oended. or otherwise iWcA nr Aett.
'JERSEY PREMIUMS AT I mined with nv rWrpn nt rprtaintv
STATE FAIR ADVANCED the route of the road pretended to
jje descrjDed in the bond, paragraph
over the county seat aggn-gation. ' . ""T . ' y !". , numoer l, and the sad order does not
Ho is endeavoring to put more kick 8Utu fa,r nt month wnll be as high describe the said road between the
Into the team with the expectation ' "'.f of ny. ot the ,b re,edb' ' 8aid Points' as ' part of the West
of evening up the score with Dallas. ! wh'i is mxlmum of $30 for first j Side'' Keif ic Highway or any part
Irvine jcois ok l" imuun- inereoi.
al Jersey association withdrew its ) A. B. Robinson, county judge, T.
support from the premium list and H. Graves, county commissioner and
the fair board lowered the maximum . Floyd D. Moore, county clerk have
premium to $25. This has been ob-, been served with the notice. J. N.
Thomas J. Fryer, a Civil war vete
ran and a resident of Independent
for many years, and Mrs. Martha
A. South, also of this city, were
married at Dallas last Friday by
Comity Judjre Asa B. Robinson. After
a brief honeymoon they will take up
their residence at the home of the
groom on C street.
The event came as a surprise, but
a nloasinar one to a large circle of
friends to both the bride and groom,
and congratulations are being freely
An advanced class in poultry hus
bandry, made up largely of rehabili
tation students of the Oregon Agri
cultural college, under the guidance
of Prof. Fox, stopped here Monday
forenoon and visited the poultry
yards of F. E. Hennagin and Dr. R.
E. Duganne. There were about w
"in the party and they are on a two
weeks' jaunt and a part of them win
go into Washington.
jected to by Jersey breeders and the , Helgerson, district attorney of Polk
board, at a meeting Monday, voted j county, will handle the matter for
to put it back at the former figure, j Polk county and will have until Wed
The board took up business rela- j nesday, August 16, to appear and
tive to amusements at the same time. 'plead.
The policy in this regard will be Attorneys for the Ipaintiffs are
the same as that of last year, barring Martin L. Pipes. John M. PiDes.
all games of chance and other amuse- J George A. Pipes, all of Portland and
menu to which objection might be D. E. Fletcher of Independence.
made as
improper for a state ex-
W. T. Grier of Salem has taken
A barn and silo on the S. Muhleman
farm, just southwest of town were
entirely destroyed by fire Tuesday
over the Cleveland & Hedges saw- afternoon. There were about four
mill at Pedee, under a lease, and is . tons of hay in the barn, some farm
remodeling it preparatory to a re-. tools. A horse escaped incinderation
sumption of operations. Mr. Grier is by a narrow margin. There was an
an experienced sawmill man. insurance 'of $350 but this will not be
I any where near as much as the loss
1 "aALT
Messrs. Stokes and Sykes, deputy
fire wardens, were in Independence
a few days ago investigating condi
found some things to
ers living at Toledo,:' u,'K ti,v obieeted. but the main
idea is to see that every precaution
tot-on n mmrd n trains t fires. Due
to the extreme dry spell they gave
i ... mi i TT HFrtnrJ etrisr
RufKo i o Z """"" Fire Jniei ueorge r
nChnel SrrnflTnv,! 11 . . .. . ' th
... ui i injunction against peninnms
and innlli.. - -1 ' ... i i :
'"North n l , ' burnng of trash or tne svarung
urea iur urn...
An additional one cent a pound is
soon to be advanced by the Oregon
Growers' Cooperative association. A
payment of VA cents was made dur
ing the picking time and the coming
disbursement will reimburse members
for ther cost of picking.
T. W. Hart has remodeled a cook
house truck into a grocery store and
has moved it to the Rueh hop yarn on
the Marion county side of the river,
where he will supply hop pickers
during the season. ,
"wider Bros
J'" Wm.o
I -v
p light
pm tor
Independence con-
awurded a contract
by tho city council of
" tbn ... H a; a
a mile "-""s'-iuciion ox
s in ii 8Uio WuIks on various
'""nmoiith tu
X 1113 IIlIXLUCri
kntLtwo of and and
Wiaref he price is fents
irk i8 r1"1 for over 25,000 feet.
wli be fitarted next Monday
usly, Pushcd to completion
fM bV a" the Mw wa,ks wero
nce. E Horton of Inde-
Under the auspices of the Salem
Dokks, a picnic is to be given at the i faunicient funds are available for
park at Rickreall on Sunday, August; the construction of two buildings at
13th, to which all Pythians and their ' the Children's farm near Corvallis,
friends are invited to be present. It according to a statement just issued
expected that well filled baskets . by the board. A. C. Schmitt, presi
will be taken. jdent of the board, recently returned
W. C. Wood, head of the local ! from the east where he inspected the
Pythiun lodge, is in receipt of an in
vitation for the lodge members here,
the Pythian Sisters and their friends.
Mooseheart home near Chicago which
is being operated on much the same
plan as it is planned to do in Oregon.
Paul Carpenter, Polk county agent,
has issued a statement to apple folks
in which he says:
"We are not able to get away
from the August worm spray this
year. The worm situation is bad due
to the fact that eggs were laid all
during the month of June. It would
be poor business to, bring fruit to
this season and then abandon our
worm control at a most critical point.
"About August 20th apply arsenate
of lead, three pounds of the powdered
to 100 gallons of water.
"To avoid blotchiness of fruit and
to seal the poison coat so. it "wont
come off" the use of a aualitv
spreader is urged. A high grade
commercial spreader will run about i
two bits to a 200-gallon tank.
"Anthracnose. This disease can
be brought under complete control by
a late usmmer application of Bor
deaux, 4-4-50. If a property is ser
iously affected by anthracnose it
will be well to combine the Bordeaux
with the August lead spray.
"Bordeaux in August likely means
wiping the fruit.
"It is just possible that the Augu ,
lead application will call for the sarr.
treatment, but not probable where
spreader is used.
"In a few orchards the Bordeaux
for anthracnose was put on with tt
July spray. This early use of Bor
deaux may control the disease and
still avoid wiping.
"The last one. Don't pass it up."
Auto Tourists Take Notice
L Auto Tourists Take Notice
. ANAWrULtfttl HAVE 0lW1PBlSN3 M
i At Dallas last Sunday, honor "was
bestowed upon the memory of Uda
Burke, Elkins farmer, who died in
the Veterans' bureau hospital in
Portland on the preceding Wednes
day, as a result of injuries which
the young man received during the
World war. The funeral services
were military in character, solemnly
impressive, and were attended by a
large number.
Mr. Burke was an uncrowned hero
of the world war. Enlisting in com
pany L of the old Third Oregon
when recruits were sought to put the
company on a war strength, he went
overseas with that organization.
While serving as a corporal at the
training camp at Cortes in the sum
i mer of 1918, he was engaged one
jday instructing a squad of drafted
men in the use of the hand grenade.
The J. R. Cooper yard on the east
side of the river -will be the first
one to start hop picking this year.
Pearl Cooper, who is handling th9
yard announces that operations will
be started Monday; Henry Ruch will
begin on Tuesday and Virgil De Cos
ter on the succeeding Monday. Mr.
Ruch has about 30 acres and Mr. De
Coster a like amount. These are all
fuggles or early hops. This will be
about a week or 10 days in advance
of the customary time for harvesting.
The Wigrich has considerable
acreage in early hops and Walter
Acocks has about 15 acres. It will
probably be 10 days or two weeks
before either starts picking.
The cluster hops which form the:
large part of the crop will not be
ready to pick until about the first of
September in the estimation of some
of the growers, although it is possible
that some picking will be started be
fore that time.
It will require 5000 pickers and
helpers to handle the crop in the
Independence district this season.
-The most of these will be brought
here from outside points.- Fifty
cents per box is the price which will
be quite universally paid.
In the larger yards preparations
'have been made for the accommoda
tion of the pickers. Tents or build
ings are provided and other conven
iences. j There will be one important change
! in the amusement line. There will be
'no dancing at either the Wierrieh r
the Horst ranches. Dancirt to be
centralized in Independence. Eaffcif.
Bros, have teen granted a permit by
the city council to run a dancing hall
during the picking season. They are
now negotiating for the use of the
C. L. Starr lot at the corner of
; oecona ana o streets, iney nave a
tent 50x100 feet, and will build a.
suitable floor.
One of the large hop growers iw
speaking of the help situtrion, said
"We are advertising in Po-iland and
other places for pickers. We have
succeeded in booking many aut there
are still many vacancies. An over
plus of help in the hop fields is a rare
occurrence. We try to rc!.ke is as
pleasant as possible fas the hop
workers and most of them appear to'
enjoy their stay."
Many Buena Vista residents were
in attendance at the funeral of tie
late Mrs. Holman at the Methodist
church at Dallas, last Friday. Rev.
Frank James of Dallas officiated and
interment was made in the I. 0. O. F.
cemetery south of town. The pall'
bearers included G. A. Wells, E. E.
Paddock, Marion Smith and Mr
Beginning today, the Cobbs &
kMitchell company will curtail opera
tions to the day shift only at the
Valsetz plant. Since early in the
spring the mill has been running
double shift.
Plans have been made for the ex
penditure of nearly $100,000 in re
modeling the plant. It has beer
be made
the day
One of the men dropped a grenade found that the front end of the mil
after he had pulled the safety wire. is too speedy for the rear end am
rsuTKe saw tne grenade tan among , additional equipment is to be
tne men and knowing that within a
few seconds it would explode, he
rushed forward, grabbed it from the
ground and threw it. The grenade
exploded a few feet from his hand,
filling his chest, neck and face with
particles of iron. For several weeks
Burke was in a critical condition in
an army hospital, but was eventually
discharged as recovered and returned
to duty with his company.
Returning to Dallas, Burke was
married to Miss Elone Clanfield, and
purchased the Harvey Dickinson
ranch in the Elkins district, which he
successfully operated until just a
, few days preceding his death. He
was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
Burke of Dallas, who survive him.
stalled to bring balance to the plant,
and changes will also be made in the
planing mill.
These alterations are to
without interruption to
shift of the plant.
"Dubs" Mulkey of Monmouth ii
matched with Billy Gradeau of Boise,
Idrho, as the head liner in a "smoker"
to be given in the armory at Salem
Mulkey is a good, clean boxer, ex
ceedingly popular with the fight fans,
and it is expected that the Salem bout
will be hiehly interestiner. Gardeau
together with his widow and a small is a 150 Dounder. said to be in nerfect
son. Burke was 29 years old. He ! condition. '
was a member of Carl B. Fenton posa, ' There are to be a number of other
American Legion of Dallas. ' bouts.