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ijffih YEAK No. 52
Harvest Early Hop Is Well
X ecll r"10 of " B,ul third
for round trip ticket to Independence
b, bw" granted by the Southern
Pacific company for the accommoda
ii n of h'P picker. TU-kcU will he
on ml r"m Aut'u,,t 27 tw 31' vmd
t x 29 day return limit, from nil
winti math an far w Creswell, north
Z Vancouver, Wh., t to the
nounUlM nd wet to the coaat.
Thin eonrenn wa grammi uy
Ewe ft'' thw ,nutt,"r hl,1 lj"'n t!X"
pliini-4 to J"11" M- 'Stott' vwraX
L-rnt-r mt't t Portland, last
Friday by K. M. Walker, 11. llimh
berg, P. K. Fletcher and Harry 0r!,
representing the Retail .Merchant'
The hop crop lH K"in' 10 ,iU niU' h
better than wan anticipated ft chort
lime (." Th rui'1 wf !u!,t m''k ca'"
jtmt at the riicht time to make hop
fill out in Rood ahape. While
fulia(Ce in not heavy a in omo
former year, the hop are going U
b large and the yield i going to be
quite Mtiitfa.tory, in the opinion of
tome of the grower.
Picking of early hop at the J. It.
Cooper estate yard and the Kuch yard
ii well underway. ,
The Wigrich will atart operation,
Monday, with from 200 to 260 work
tn. and it i expected that by the
. 1. .. 1 L..
Will Bloch will have two meat mar-
keU at the Ilorst company ranch and,
one at C. A. McLaughlin'
Buffum Pro, are to locate
dancinic pavilion just west of the
Independence laundry. Negotiations
for the lot at tho corner of C and
Second did not materialise and tho
other location hn been decided upon.
They will erect a tent 60x100, anil
expect to have it ready by the time
picking is in full blast, somewhere
round the first of the month.
Local hop growers are anticipating j
Co trouble from a lack of help. The
labor situation appears quite satis
factory to them. There i still plenty
of opportunity for pickers to sign up
Picker, are beginning to make their I
nm.An,n,n ,.n,l f,n, w nn there !
ppearancc and from now
will be a steady increase.
FATHER OF MRS. HENNAGIN
KILLED AT EUGENE
Mr. and Mrs. Prank Ilennagin
nd daughter went to Eugcno Sunday
to attend the funeral of Mrs. Henna
fin's father, Theme Bayly. Mr.
Bayly was killed by tho Southern
Pacific train on Wednesday evening
of last week as ho was crossing the
railroad track on 13th street, Eugene.
Although past 00 years of age, Mr.
Ikyly was gardening on quite an
extenHive scale and had some of his
arly tomatoes and other garden
vegetables in the car at tho time of
tne accident. He was well known in
Eugene havinar been a resident of that
c'ty for tho past 15 years. He had
f larKe number of friends who ex-1
tended th,.ir .,i. k fmilv.
Mr. Bavlv ia ,i, u wi,t,,w. !
W t J V i 1 I I VU fcJf t " - ' f
iOUr Hons ftnd fniit rlann-Vif Ala tVinnirh !
my r,Ve children were
able to be
Present at the funeral.
Miss Carrie Hnvlw rofnrned
ne "nnagins to spend a couple of
ecks before going to Ontario whero
"e will teach in the high school the
pORMER RESIDENT HERE
DIES IN PORTLAND
Mrs. Helen M. Talbott. a former
resident of Independence and Dalian,
1C1 in a Portland sanitarium last
Saturday, nged 64. She was born in
low and enme to Oregon in 1802,
"ettlinir nl- 1 I ,,l,on
going to Dallas. Mr. Tal-
"u was an engineer on the old Inde
Pendenee and Monmouth railroad.
Mra- Talbott is survived bv three
"5: J. C Talbott of Portland; U. S.
Jall)0tt rif T, i -in o rrll,f
. iuiinur, u uu r o.- i'uu
Puneral services for Mrs. Talbott
Were held Tno,i ih
nanmiivi i k hl t.n
imnurs, uauas, witii me
ebelh lodge of that place in charge.
time the early nop are narvcswi vnoj iu...m.n.uu nun apj.ruvcu
duster will be ready. When In full ; 18,0(53 claim for cash bonus amount-
iwing the Wigrich will employ COO.mgto H.W.JM.OO; ha approved and
or 700 pemon. Mm. Croby Davi .fixed the amount in 2,317 Jans aggro-
will run the eating house again this . catinjr 15,327,700 and has approved
mson. She will go there Saturday. ,( for payment, 842 loans amounting to
Mie Roho and Plant will run tho ' ?2,OOit,r,()0. Ian are being paid now
PAYMENTS START UNDER
soldier bonus al-j
"All going out and nothing coming
in" ha been the rule in th utato
bonu commlNNlon up to Saturday or
last week. Thin can no longer b
maintained however, for on Saturduy
the first repayment on a loan arrived
at tho cotnmiaNiort'a office. Frederick
Jensen of Portland obtained a loan of
$.1,000 three month ago, being tho
fifth actually paid. Ho wan the first,
however, who elected to make his
payment quarterly and a money
order for $15 arrived at the office of
tho rommiaaion two day before it
waa due.. Of thin amount, $30 Ib
credited ax intereat and $15 applie
to reduce the principal. The second
payment in tho form of u cashier's
check ha alo arrived from. Edgar
Franz, of Hood Kiver, and was for
tho time amount. Nine more pay
ments come due during Augunt and
I!'J in September, with a rapidly in
creasing number in tho succeeding
While the law doe not require it,
uid Major Hurry ISrumhaugh, ccr.
tary of the comuiiaaion, we are mail
ing out notice of payment due in
ample time for the borrower to make
hi arrangement for the payment.
On our notice we call attention to tho
fact that personal check In payment
cannot be accepted and request that
remittamN be made by money order
or bank draft made payable to the
atate treasurer. Personal chock
sometime necessitate a fee for their
collection through the bank, which
we are unable to pay under the law,
and for that reason the ruling wa
made tha,t peritonei check wouldJiot
With the clone of mildness Augut
It U i....! I J
"l u,e rulu Vl BiU'rox.maieiy i,o,-
000 per month. The amount of fund-
rcmammir from the first "ale o?;
10,000,000 in bonds, it i estimated,
..will be exhaunted about October 1st.
commwMion have authorized tho ry for the county to put in three
of an additional amount o(...var.ta Th louoiinw nt tho hni nH
$5,000,000 early in September for de
livery on October 1st.
I)i:E TAYLOR HUYS BARKER
SHOP AT CORVALLIS
Corvalli Jack Taylor, former
Corvallis bariief, in Los Angeles the
past two years, anil Dee Taylor, for-
i - . r T I I - . I . 1
meny oi urani i " "W-
ence, have purchased the City barber
shop, next to the r .rst National j
bank, owned by II. II.. Moaicr, an4 ;
took I'"io M "lor"in T.ho
Taylors arc not related, Dee Taylor
oemg a newcomer
jacK layior says me new cum tin
will be a real barber shop and says all
women and children, also, will re
ceive best of service, and he intimates
that women who really want their
hair fobbed right will get the real
MONMOUTH ROAD TO BE
COVERED WITH ROCK
The new grading on the road from
Monmouth to the Luckiamutc bridge
is to be covered with crushed rock.
State trucks are to be used, and it is
estimated that it will require about
2000 yards to put the road in shape
for winter travel. The rock will be
hauled from the Independence Sand
A Gravel company plant,
GIRL TRIPLETS COME
TO FALLS CITY HOME
Mrs. Rex Obcrson of
husband Monday by
presenting him with three daughters
at one time. The inpievs, wC.B.....e
about 2 M2 pounds each, are all well
formed and all are expected to live.
Oberson is a laborer and his wife waa
formerly Miss Fay Mott of Dallas.
They havo no other children.
The three babies died tho follow
GODFREY IS BUILDING
MODERN BUNGALOW ON B
G G. Godfrey, accountant at the
Independence garage, is having a
modern five-room bungalow erected
on B street, between Third and
Fourth It will have five rooms and
bath and will be built along attractive
Patterson Bros, have been awarded
the contract. Work was started Mon
day and it is to be finished in about
George Carbray has returned from
an outing at Rockaway beach and is
back on duty at the Eddy & Carbray
INDEF.RMlMr.MPT? nPE'rirwT rnmAv attp io moo
'"""vu, vy wn, r iiuj i .nvjvx. JO. i-nuu
PROGRAM FOR FORD CARAVAN DAY
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22
10:00 a. m.- Grand parade of caravan units and
. local cars and conveyances.
11:00-12:00 Concert by Cherrian band of Salem.
12:00-1:00 Piano recital by Master Wenger of
Salem at Isis theatre.
1:00-2:00 Band Concert
2 :00-4 :30 Machinery demonstrations.
5:00-0:00 Band Concert.
7:00-9:00 Radio concert at demonstration ground.
9:00-11:00 Street dancing.
ON ROAD NORTH
Dennis Construction Com
pany to Hard Surface
Mile and Quarter
Work ha been started on the pre-1
juration of the base for the hard
surfacing of about a mile and quarter
of road from the end of the pavement
north of Independence. A contract
had been awarded to the Dennis Con
struction company by the county
court at $1.45 per yard for a three
inch asphalt concrete surface. It is
to be 16 feet wide.
Just how far the. paving is to be
extended depends to a certain extent
upon property owners aolng the road.
Several have made contributions and
if otherg are wiliing to asgist it ig
figured that there wil, be gufficient
jmoney to take the pavement to the
'0uk Point schoo, house or the Green.
W00(, roa,j The county court is draw.
ing upon the market road fund for the
f0Unty.g sharc in the project.
The county erader and scarifier
oulfit 8tarteJ WOrkinjr Tuesday on
this stretch of road and wilL.throw
jthc oose graveI from the side3 t0 the
nf ,h roB(I and it win be ncc.
the top dressing will be handled by
the construction company. Under
favorable weather conditions, it will
require about 30 days to complete the
The Dennis Construction company
has virtually finished the Dallas-
jSulem road with the exception of a
brid at tho MoKson place. It was
tQ th(, com lction of that job at
tim(, that mode it possible for
. . . f H
price tn the paving north from here,
rommmv.a outfit being virtually
on the ground.
M'ELMURRY SALE IS
ATTENDED BY MANY
There was an exceptionally large
number in attendance at the Oren Mc
Elmurry sale, south of town last Sat
urady. Taken as a whole, however,
the bidding was not keen, but most
of the articles brought fair prices.
A noticeable thing in connection
with the sale was that spot cash was
paid for every article sold. This is
getting to be a characteristic of
sales in this part of the valley. Credit
is offered, but it is not often that it
Motoring here from Everett, Wash.,
and spending a few days at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Will Block last week
were Mrs. G. S. Jerkins, Mr and Mrs.
Homestead, and Mr. Danhoff
On the Road of
wHV fli t
All ill CaA
NEWS EVENTS AT
Professor Edwin T. Reed of O. A.
C. r poke at the chapel hour last
Saturday morning. Mr. Reed used
most of hi time in the reading of
original poems on a variety or sub
ject, , several dealing with various
phases of a teacher's work in which
Mr. Reed has had wide experience.
The students thoroughly enjoyed this
unique form of chapel talk.
President Landers made a business
trip to Salem last Thursday.
Miss Schutte spent last weekend at
Oregon City visiting friends.
Mrs. Collins has reco'vered from
her recent indisposition and is again
able to meet her classes in arithme
A concert which promised great
pleasure to all fortunate enough to
hear it, will be given in the chapet
Thursday, August 24, by Miss Mary
Schultz of Salem. Miss Schultz needs
no introduction to the people of the
Willamette valley where she has long
been known for her superior work
with the violin. She has spent most
of her time during recent years in
New York where she studied under
the well-known master of the violin,
Alexander Bloch. Thither she plans
to return in September so that the
normal is particularly fortunate in
securing her for a concert at this
time. The date is August 24, at 8:15.
One of the very best motion pic
tures to be secured this year at the
normal will be shown in the chapel
Friday evening of this week, Aug. 18.
This pisture, made from Dumas'
"Three Musketeers", has been every
where hailed as a notable feature in
picture making. The plot 'of the
story affords sufficient opportunity
for action so it is sure to provide an
A case selected from the dramatic
art class presented "Where but In
America" in the chapel last Wednes
day evening. The parts were all well
taken and showed good work on the
part of the case and co-workers.
The students greatly enjoyed the
chapel hour last Friday morning when
Mrs. Mabel Grounds gave several
piano numbers. Mrs. Grounds is well
known in Monmouth where many
have enjoyed her playing, but this
was their first opportunity to hear
her play since she went to New York
to study two years ago.
PYTIIIANS TO ASSEMBLE
AT CORVALLIS AUG.
Supreme Chancellor Cabell is to be
the guest of the Corvallis lodge,
Knights of Pythias, on Awgust 23rd,
and in the honor of the event knights
from adjoining lodges are invited to
participate. There is to be initia
tion with exemplification of the rank!
of page. It is expected that many
Polk Pythians will attend the event.
DALLAS CARRIES AWAY
THE DIAMOND HONORS
With one of the biggest crowds of
"fans" in attendance fov a long time
Dallas carried away the bacon in a
rather exciting contest on the local
ground last Sunday afternoon, the
score being 14 to 6.
Pete Stoltenbcrg was on the mound
for the first two innings, and he was
supported by Verd Scbrunk. Hooper
and Bozell, a Salem battery finished
the game. Dr. L. E. Barrick of
Salem officiated at short, Charles
Calbreath at first; Fisher at second;
Loy at third; Black, otoltenberg,
Hooper, Schrunk and Bozell rounded
out the field.
Dallas team work was superior to
that of the locak and this gave them
an advantage which could not be over
come by repeated brilliant plays by
Manager Don Earton expects to
play a number of games here dui'ig
September if weather conditions per
mit. He is negotiating with Grande
Ronde for a game for Sunday, but
may not be able to land it until the
HOOKER WILL BE AT
WIGRICH FOR HOP SEASON
T. B. Hooker, chief deputy in the
sheriff'3 office at Dallas, will be
stationed at the Wigrich ranch during
the hop season for, the purpose of
seeing that the peace and harmony of
the camp is not disturbed. For the
past several seasons Mr. Hooker has
been officiating in this capacity at the
Wigrich. It is a change for him and
an agreeable one in that he has
always been able to handle the situa
tion with the utmost satisfaction to
the management of the ranch, and at
the same time he becomes exceedingly
popular with the rank and file of
the large number of persons employed
there. Mr. Hooker will go to the
ranch on Saturday of this week and
will remain for about four weeks.
The ranch recompenses him for the
SMALL HAS ENDORSEMENT
FOR POULTRY DIRECTOR
'W. H. Small of Independence - has
the endorsement of quite a large
number of the members of Polk and
Benton county as a director of the
Oregon Cooperative Poultry Produc
ers. Jesse Hansen and C. E. Armstrong
of Corvallis; M. L. Walker, Ed. Snow
and Mark Webster of Monroe, accom
panied by their families, met with
locaJ members of the organization at
the home of Dr. R. E. Duganne last
There is a vacancy in the Polk
Benton directorship, and it seems
quite probable that Mr. Small will be
elected. Voting is by mail to Che
Portland office and is now underway.
DOROTHY RUEF BRIDE
MONMOUTH YOUNG MAN
Miss Dorothy Ruef, only daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George Ruef, became
the bride of Joseph Claire Winefar in
a wedding which was quietly cele
brated on Thursday evening of last
week at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Elmer Hastiacs in Monmouth, former
schoolmates of the groom.
While the romance of these young
people had been in progress for some
time, the tieing of the nuptial knot
was not anticipated at this time, and
they sprung a surprise upon their
friends. Mr. Winegar is a son of J.
E. Winegar, owner of the Monmouth
hardware, and 'has been identified
with the business since the completion
of his normal course.
The bride has grown to woman
hood here. She was active in high
school affairs, and has a large circle
of friends. Best wishes are being
freely offered to the happy pair.
MISS PHYLLIS BUSH
BRIDE OF PORTLAND MAN
Miss Phyllis Bush, daughter of S
E. Bush of Independence, was
married to Glenn Whalen at Portland
last Saturday and are spending their
honeymoon at Seaside. The event
was celebrated with out ostentation,
and the announcement ' came as n
happy surprise to the large number
of friends of the bride here.
Mr. Whalen is connected with the
Honeymoon hardware in Portland,
and is deservedly popular among a
large circle of friends. The bride re
sided here for a number of years at
the home of her aunt, Mrs. M. C.
Williams while attending school, and
is a graduate of the high school and
has many friends here who will offer
Extensive Preparations Be
ing Made for Power ,
Independence has made extensive
preparations for the entertainment of
those who will come here next Tues
day, August 22nd, to witness the Ford
power exposition. In addition to the
highly attractive features which wiil
be offered by the caravan folks, there
are to be concerts by the Cherrian
band of Salem during the day, a piano
recital at the Isis theatre, and a bis v
street dance during the evening.
These are free offerings of entertain
ment and made possible by the generosity-
of Independence business men
cooperating withC . A. Elliott, Ford'i
Polk county representative.
In addition, there will be a parade
of the caravan units, in which all are,
invited to join with prizes for various
In the early part of the evening
there will be a radio concert, this
equipment being part of the caravan,
and during the afternoon there will be
demonstrations of various farm oper
ations plowing, discing, stump pull
ing, etc., at places in the immediate
vicinity of Independence.
The caravan will make its head
quarters on the grround in the rear of
the Isis theatre, entrance being
made west from Main on C street to
the gravel plant.
In order to make the day as at
tractive as possible for all visitors,
Independence merchants are not only
cooperating in providing entertain-
ment but are offering special price
Mayor Walker desires it to be un
derstood that the city park is an ex
cellent place for lunching, with wood,
water and stoves provided.
The caravan consists of 26 units,
each under its own power, and carry
ing or hauling various pieces of '
equipment to the number of about
one hundred, making it distinctly a
pretentious affair. The cost of
single day's program is said to exceed
$500, and bearing in mind the fact
that the caravan is engaged upon a
statewide tour embracing 4000 miles,
one will readily see that it is indeed
a big enterprise. About 35 men ac
company the outfit, including a num
ber of experts in various phases of
the automotive industry. 'The cara
van is equipped with a Delco lighting
system from which illumination for
the evenng shows is secured. There
is also a pumping system, a motion
picture machine and a powerful radio
receiving and broadcasting set.
Owing to static conditions, some dif
ficulty with the radio was experienced
in earlier days of the tour, but of lat
some excellent concerts have beeB
Opening at Ashland, fair crowds
attended, considering that the cara
van followed so closely upon a two
days fourth of July celebration. At
Medford and Grants Pass there were
exceptional crowds, also at Roseburg,
while Oakland, one of the smallest
towns' on the highway, turned out
more than 1500 spectators on each of
two days. Eugene turned out good
crowds also, but the greatest of all
thus far was at Cottage Grove, whero
the caravan divided honors with the
grocers and butchers" picnic, the
crowd being well in excess of 5000.
The caravan is more than a mere
power farming exhibition. It includes
the demonstration of a great deal of
contracting equipment, notably roac"
building machinery, a tractor hois'
a complete line of trucks with spet
ial bodies, a number of trailers for
special purposes, various types of
wheels and several truck specialities,
all these being in addition to a very
extensive showing of farm imple
ments for every purpose, together
with certain household appliances,
the radio, the movie machine and
MERRILS WILL TEACH
SCHOOL AT HOPVILLE
Mr. and Mrs. Bayard T. Merrill
have been engaged to teach the IIop
ville school, which ,will start about
September 25th. Formerly engaged
in school work, the Merrills have been
operating a berry ranch in the out
skirts of Independence during the
past few years. Their daughter,
Marian, will teach at Helix, Umatilla
county, the term opening September