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Friday, August 11, 192!)
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H EL MICK FAMILX PICNIC
AT LUCKIAMUTE PARK
A very enjoyable family reunion
And meeting of old friends took place
Sunday, August 6, at the picnic
grounds in the recently created
"Sarah Helmick Park" on the Luckia
tnute river, in Polk county, when Mrs.
Sarah Helmick of Albany and mem
bers of the family from many points
motored to the park in the morning
and spent a day long to be" remem
bered. Jtany friends, hearing 6f the gath
ering, joined the family and the hours
passed quickly, while all present en
joyed the bountiful picnic dinner,
sang songs told stories and visited.
President Landers of the normal
gave a short talk in which he ex
pressed an acceptance and apprecia
tion in behalf of the people of Mon
mouth and vicinity, for the gift of
Last spring Mrs. Helmick deeded
five acres of her original donation
land claim lying south of the Luckia
mute river to the state for a public
Mrs. Landers and Max Bowersox
sang several greatly enjoyed solos.
Many other old favorites were sung,
in which all heartily joined. Mrs.
Helmick told interesting incidents of
her lfe while crossing the plains in
1845 and of her experiences while
helping to establish a home in Ore
gon. The entire Helmick family was
present except Mrs. Helmick's grand
daughter, Mrs. W. A. Wiest and
family of Klamath Falls.
Members of the family were:
Mrs. Sarah Helmick, Mr. and Mrs.
James Helmick, Mrs. Frances Hill
and daughter Verda Frances, of Al
bany; Mr. and Mrs. J. M . Tedrow,
Corvallis: Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Ted-
row, daughter Marjorie and son j
Maurice, Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Bush j
and son James, Mr. and Mrs. C. F.
Mr.' and Mrs! Evan Evans and Mrs.
George Kurre and daughter Martha
Jean of Rickreall; Mrs. Dick Tom
and Miss Marguerite Burnett, Cor
vallis; Mrs. M. E. Jones, Albany;
Dr. and Mrs. Bowersox and son Max,
President and Mrs. Landers of Mon
mouth; Edward , Locke, Portland;
Miss Mary Schultz and Miss Eliza
beth Schultz, Salem; Mr. and Mrs.
George Ruef and son Cecil, Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Ruef and daughters,
Marion and 1 Barbara Ann, of Inde
pendence, and Jasper Thompson of
Mrs. Helmick stood the trip well
and enjoyed the day with no signs
of fatigue. She was 99 years old on
July' 4th, last. .
ity of the Walkers were! Messra. and1 NEWS EVENTS AT
Mcsdames, Willard Craven, Hedges
Henkle, Mattiaon and Williams.
I AT J. W, WALKLR HOME
The students of the summer tension
have elected Miss Esther Garbs to re-
n4 thn various activities of tlu'lr
f On Wednesday evening, August 9th, term for "The Norm" of 1923. Space
the country home of Mr. and Mrs. j will be allotted for a full account of
John W. Walker was the scena of .1 the plays, games, and social activities,
beautiful home wedding in the together with entertaining snaps f
presence of some CO relatives wid many people in character pones.
friends when their daughter, Abigal Mga Arbuthnot of the Independent
L. Walker, became the bride of Antoa training school left Thursday morn
with its lighted candles amf surround
ed by masses of the brightest of
flowers. Place cards which delighted
the young guests were tiny wagons
of pink. The strains of the Victrola
added to the pleasure of thw lunch
eon hour. School mates enjoying the
afternoon with Helen were: Evelyn
Maillie, Eileen Pengra, Celestia Cuth
bert, Ernestine Smiley, Naomi Hew
ett, Marjorie Wonder and Blanche
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Walker delight
fully entertained friends on Sunday
last, at a dinner party of 12 covers.
While the eye was pleased with the
attractively arranged center piece of
Shasta daisies, baby breath and
maiden hair ferns, the needs of the
Smith, all of Monmouth and Mr. and i inner man were not forgotten. Mrs.
Mrs. A. P. Tedrow and son Jack, or Walker serving the guests with fried
Portland. I chicken, browned to a turn, and air
Friends and neighbors present were the "fixin's" that go witn it, ine
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Tetherow of Dallas ! forming a banquet long to be remern
and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Scrafford, bered. Those enjoying the hospiai
Little Miss. Helen Byers was a
charming little hostess to a party of
her girl friends on Saturday after
noon last, the day being Helen's 11th
birthday. The affair was the more
enjoyable in that it was a complete
surprise to the young hostess, being
planned and successfully carried out
by her sister, Mrss Retta Byers, as
hv Miss Hazel Butler. Follow
ing an afternoon of games on the
lawn, the guests wre ushered into
the prettily decorated dining room.
The color scheme being pink, th
,i v1a wn iTTHitf? most at-
tractive with quantities of streamer,!' tin... d will be at home to their
and flowers. The centerpiece of the j fnends after September 1st at New
table was the birthday cake, bright'. Mr. Larsen supenn-
lM. Larson of Newberg.
Promptly at 8:30 to the strains of
Mendelsohn's wedding march, the
bride, charming in a gown of white
organdie, carrying a shower bouquet
of Cecil Brunner rose buds, white
sweet peas and ferns and attended by
her sister, Miss Ruth Walker, wearing
apricot organdie, and carrying an
arm bouquet of Shasta daisies and
ferns, came slowly down the stair
way and was met by the groom, who
was attended by Walter Muir of
Dallas, where, under a beautiful arch
of sweet peas and ferns, the impres
sive ring marriage ceremony was
read by Rev. Frank James of the
Dallas Methodist church.
After congratulations, Mrs. Walker,
mother of the bride, served a dolic-j
ious two cofctse luncheon. Mr. and
Mrs. Lars en left the same evening
for Portland, from whence they will
go to one of the seaside resorts for
THE UNIVERSAL TRACTOR
tendgnt of a large lumber company
Mrs. Larsert was born and has
grown to womanhood in Polk county.
Far a number of years she was em
ployed at Dallas, as one of the
Dallas Pharmacy force. Mr. Larsen,
while but slightly known in Inde
pendence, was a "resident of Dallas
for some time amf stamfs hrgfr in
the estimation of his many friend
in that city. The young people have
the hearty congratulations- and best
wishes of Independence friends' for
a long, happy wedded life in their
Guests were: Harry Walker, J. W.
Elliott, Saskatchewan: Florence Wal
ker, Eleele, Hawaii: Mr. and Mrs.
Dean Walker, Eugene; Mr. and Mrs.
0. H. Boje, Woodburn; Dr. and Mrs!
B. K. Elliott, Medford; Mr and
Mrs. Herman Layler, Ed. Stafrin,
Otin, Colorado; Mr. and Mrs. S. B.
Elliott, Corvallis; Mr. and Mrs. W.
F. Powell, Brownsville; Mrs. Alice
McDaniel, Mr. and Mrs. A. N. John
son, Bellingham, Wash.; Ruth R.
Walker, Mr. ami Mrs. George Stroud,
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hozer, Salem;
F. J. Wagner, Mary Wagner, Charles
Wagner, Mrs. Abigal J. Elliott, Mr.
and Mrs. W. M. Elliott, Mr. and Mrs.
F. R. Elliott, Mr. and Mrs. Tracey
Savery, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Probst,
Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Stafrin, Mr.
and Mrs. Johnny Nelson, Mrs. Ida
Mansterfi Mrs. Martha B. Stbflrin,
Misses Eva Bohle, Ruby Stafron, Mil
dred Stafrin, Walter Muif, Rev. and
Mrs. Frank James, Dallas; Mr. and
Mrs. H. J. Elliott, Miss Wanda Ell
iott, Miss Leone Elliott, Perrydale;
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Walker, Mr. and
Mrs. G. G. Walker, Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Walker, Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Walker, Ray Walker, Independence.
In The Churches
Rev. H. L. Proppe returned this
week from his vacation and will oc
cupy the pulpit of the Baptist church
both morning and evening. Bible
school meets at 10 a. m., Mr. Justin,
superintendent. Young peoples' so
ciety meets at 7 p. m. Come and wor
ship with us. You are welcome.
Buy Your Fords on NOW
At this amazingly low price? you can't afford to
wait another day for your Fordson Tractor.
There is no tractor made that can approach the
money value of the Fordson. Nor is there a
Tractor made that can do more work for you.
Remember, the very day your Fordson arrives
it is ready for any one of the 101 jobs it can do
either as a tractor or a stationary power plant.
The Fordson has proved to the 170,000 owners
that it has not only cut the cost of field work
30 to 50 but that it has made substantial
savings on every job to which it is put.
Fordson figures are interesting-money-savers,
labor-saving, drudgery-saving facts you ought
to know. Come in, phone or write today.
Stewart Motor Co.
C A. ELLIOTT, Owner and Manager
The man who guesses
what's the matter with bat
teries doesn't last long in
the battery business.
Sooner or later he guesses
wrong and there's a bat
tery owner who'll never
We take the trouble to
find exactly what's the
matter and our expe
rience tells us the best
Willard Standards of Service
are impartial exactly the tame
for every make of battery. Come
in and let us show you I
GROTH Electric Station
0 I BATTR?M
ing for a visit of several weeks in
Des Mokes, Iowa.
- Mi8s Taylor entertained Miss Edna
T. Avery ef the department of home
economics of Washington State col
lage at Pullman, last Tuesday and
Carlton Savage, of Waconda, Ore
gon, has been elected to the offieo
of secretary to the president of the
normal school and has already taken
over his new duties. Mr. Savage U
a graduate of the University of Ore
gon, having been president of the
student body of that iastitution In
1920-2T. He Held the principatship
of the Glendale- fciigh school lost year. ;
Troof sheets for the new edition of
the state course of study have been
sent to thia office. The edition will
contain many changes from the last
issue, but faculty members are cull
ing the attention of their student in
the various- departments to the
changes as many of the present stu
dents will be using this course in
their schools after September 1.
The faculty commitiev on enter
tainments isr arranging for ar? excel
lent concert to be given in the chapel
the fourth week in August. A def
inite date has not yet Been agreed
upon, but speciBc announcement will
be made soon:.
Miss DeVore of the Independence
u duIdIU of thtt- state and for many
"pQ,,,t Mr..;' fk- r- f' years clerk of the synod of Oregon.
. . . 5 Hi. nsinir ame alnwmt Without
me mown picture 10 ue snuwn in -
.1 . .1 i i Iwarnintr. from, heart aim' as.
uet 11. This is a new picture wfcich ' Funeral senate wvre hU Mon
has greatly pleased audiences where day morning finim. Fuiluy'a chapel,
it has been sfkwn. "Way Downline services buinir conducted by tho
East" and "The Three Musketeers'! Rev. F. G. Strange and th Uev. John
will be shown later in the month. i Dawson, both. Being fcmg tane per-
The Sunday Oregonfaro contains sonal friends of Dr. TnwrnnrmL
an announcement of the marriage of I Dr. Townnemil was turn Jauuury 1,
Miss Ruby E. Munford of Portland 1849, at Balgaiony, County of An
and Andrew C. McCormictt of Husum, trim, Ireland. Rcmovng U Canada
Washington. For the past two years he entered AUGill University, Mon
Miss Munford has been at the head treal, at the age of 21 years, and fiv
of the department of home economics years laUr w gratfiaatini from col
at the Normal! where slr ha many lege and seminary, lie w married
friends among faculty members and April 17 oC km y-ar to Mis
students. All will wish her and her Elizabeth Geaaam of Ottawa, and
husband lifelong happiness, and pros-1 soon thereafter accepted a call to be
perky. They will make their homo I come pasta of the Presbyterian
neur Husum, Washington, where Mr. church in Manitou, province of Mani
McCormick is superintendent of the,toba, wherw he remained until 1KKH.
Many More Miles to the Gallon
Carburetor for Fords
Tells the Story
Percy Dicinson is making three trips on
his rural mail route with approximately the
same amount of gas it required for two
trips before he had his car equipped with
G. C. Skirjaer
Papst orchard interests.
REV. JOHN A. TOWNSEN'D
DIES IN PORTLAND
Coming U Oregon with his family,
he was called to become pastor of th-
Presbyterian church at Turner, where
he remuiacd for three years, after
wards going to Independence for H
suddenly year enJ a half, to Newport for J
years and to Roseburg for 10 years.
Front Rofieburg he came to Port-
Portland Death came
Friday nigbt to Dr. John Atkinston
Townsend, for nearly 35 years a
stalwart figure in the Presbyterian ijand, where he preached successfully
at Millard Avetnat I'rnbjbn
chunrk and at Arbor Lodge. htWti
many important jition In k'i
aynod and prrnbyUry and m n
gardtd a aa authority upon lit
clt'suttticat law. Aa ardent buurX
his garden afforded him recrata
ana duiignc ii gamerea ana a
sen led to Albany Collrire, and It &
Uniwsity of Oregon, a eompltterf
lecten of shell
lie ia survived by his wife, tw
and two daughters; John G. TWawi
of eftin city, Dr. C Rons Towaw
at Amity, Mbw Ailcen Ina TowMi
ami MJas Ctizabeta Mary Towswi
S. C. Ualliday has been foritiu
incitpacitated for active dutietutV
nitult of a niirtdirccti'd lWlmi
hmivy hammer wielded by htoad!
Vrith all the strength of hi f.
nt;ht arm put into the bltwi, 1'
Ualliday felt that he was accompli
ing wonders, when the htsar
rlaw-ing, Mr. Ualliday recttved (i
full force of the blow onhafct
causing a most painful woni IV
Ualliday family is taking advuup
of the enforced vacation by i nw
trip to Bremerton on businwi
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