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INDEPENDENCE, OREGON, FRIDAY, OCT. 6, 1922
I P- S 1UUUl
Stick Up" ' Greeting to
Two Armenians at
-suck 'm P!" w,lS lh
u Armenian employed at
: fttlli. hP nch, by Jour n.,..
'J c,u" . - .tln on
' ,m,cndcnre-bui'm rw- -
t rdy The tw0 mcn ww!
. , .ftcr crossing mo I-...W
c. . Thov found them-
fro with four men who
ul2Iovr their fc. with the
todW"L, h,.v throw up their
na " . .11.1 not .1
1 twli The Armciu" -
living with lh rut,Mt they
2 51 that if they did not .tic
L ..... ll.roiti.h
pt...., r..mlitv comnlied.
tfflU. l',lv f -
- .mt.ld t get OUt Of
fcweWn, and while two men kept
tWm covered with guns mo
ed thmu They claim that they
,k..i. in Sulem for that amount
r.. t...f,.r denurtinir toward home.
After being relieves 01 "ivir .-
wrrc t'Id to get into tho car
ud move on. Uion their arrival ho
.v i!,,mir Mills, with whom
.i.- r nrnuaintd. and told him
r,,l,J...rv. and he in turn told
Police Parker, who
t;,,.! iim tft-o men concerning the
Rlbery. It was dark and they were
,,ri,!n I., five unv tanirihle clew to
th biKhwaymen, other than that two
pre t!l and two were short. They
werentatxlinif hy the (tide of the road
when the Armenians drove up.
i:. o, ski:li:y hiccumbsj
KL'UIAL AT OltlXON CITY
L M. l'M; TALKS HOI'S
WHILE IN PORTLAND
Krnxtus Oren fieeley licd tit his
homt, 842 K dtrcct, hint Friduy,
after an Illness of several months
brought n hy complications follow
ing an attack of tho influenza lact
winter. Funerul services were held
from the home ffanday niorninK.
IUsv. J. S. (Ireen of the Methodist
Episcopal church officiating, with
Funeral Director A. L. Keeney in
charjre, and interment was made in
Mountain View cemetery at Oregon
City, in tho family plot Many old
friends were there to meet the fmnily.
I'all hearers were: (.. C. bkinncr,
A. C Moore, 0. I). Bycrs, T. K.
Vannlre and ('. W. Irvine.
Mr KmiUv wm horn at Rockland.
Sullivan county, New York, October
n lftitt mukinir his ace nearly 76
years. His parents moved to Iowa
when ho was a youngster and he
grew to manhood there He was
mnrrit-d in Iowa January 3, 1872, to
Miss Ellen A. Ryan. Four children
wen born to them, three of whom
survive: Mrs. J. H. Harper, Taeoma,
Wash., J. K. Seelcy, Portland, and
Mrs. C G. Irvine, independence.
. . .1! I..
Mr. Keeley leu an exccwnnK'y
active life. From Iowa he went to
rv,Wi!,i tixik un a homestead and
subsequently laid out the towmme oi
Otis, which proved a highly success-
fnl l.iisiness venture, rrom jaano ne
went to Weiser, lduho, and then into
Washington, and about 20 years ago
came to Oregon, establishing himself
and family at Oregon City, wnere ne
- ...... A
remained until 1013, when ne came vo
Independence end had since rcsJUed
i. .... nnriinl nf vears he was
engaged in the mercantile business.
He wus a member of the Methodis
The floral tributes were many and
l.i.nlll if II.
Mr. Seeley was a good man, honest,
upright and kindly considerate oi
,..l.r. im,l h i death CHme as n
to the widow, other members of his
family, and a large circle or xnen.w
The home here is to be closed
tk fit at the coming week Mrs
Seeley will accompany her daugnier,
. Ti..v.., tn ! nrnmn 10 reimuu
nirs. ' r
BY EM HERE
Occupants Have Close Call
From Death at Grade
OPENING GUN FOR
SCHOOL BILL HERE
Miss Elizabeth Schaffen, a
Former Sister Speaks
at Baptist Church
rr..K-t t i Tpn
"I'm through with hops
iwmon," said Eph Young, pioneer
bopmsn of Independence, Ore, who
wan iii Portland yesterday. Mr.
Young operates a G(-acro yard in
Polk county and has developed it to
the point that after the crop is leath
ered and dried and sucked and dis
poned of, ho has the winter for his , ,
playtime, so each winter Mr. Young ( Meeting Will Be Meld
(toes to Sim Diego, ( al., with nis
miuhitie, so thut he can scoot across
the international boundry into Mexico
ami watch the race horses. "I hear
that Koine yards hud trouble about
pickers thin year, but I hod twice as
many I required," said Mr. Young.
However, I didn't turn any away, but
used tlum, deciding to clean up the
yard bh fimt as nossible." In the
Young yard a nine-bushel box is used
in which the picker places the hops,
this being the standard size. If one
or two persons pick into a large box,
the hops settle rapidly and it Is nearly
a solid pack. Sometimes half a duiten
Pile nick into the one box, and by
this system they fill it more quickly
than the hops can nettle, and if the
pickers are fust enough sometimes
a nine-bushed lwix will not 'Contain
enough hops to make ten pounds
known ns on "old contract" so he
will not be concerned about the mnr
kot price of hops for the next two
years. On gonian.
A Ford sedan belonging to Leo
McKenzie was literally torn to pieces
lufit Saturday morning by being
tni,.v Kv north bound Southern
ucific electric train in the norm pan
of the city. Mr. McKenzie was driv
ing the car, and Jesse Davis, an uncie
,f Mm Mi-Knnzla was ridinir with
him. Both escaped with onj.-minor
with iha view obscured by log,
Mr Mi K.nzi did not see the train
until he was within a few feet of the
.,!, Tl. annlied the brakes,
stepped on the revcrsse pedal, the car
moved backward about a loot, ana me
engino died, leaving the front wnecia
h mil. The impact or. tne iram
pushed the front of the machine
free from the track, skidding the
rear of the car against the train, and
this performance was again repeated
until the car had been carried the
c,ii i..nrh of the crossing and de-
posited bottom upward in the ditch.
Th nee dent was wunesseo uy a".
McKenzie's mother, and it was first
believed that both men naa Deen
killed. They had no chance to get out
r.r fha ear but they had presence of
mind enough to drop to me
and while the top of the sedan was
caved in when it turned tunic, "it,
miraculously escaped injury, ovner
than a few bruises which they sus
tained while the machine was being
cuffed along by the tram.
r.ar i tota wrecK, even w
l lit v " .
.i, online, one rear wheel Deing
llV V "fy
(;,ullv the onlv salvage.
tv from eame to a stop a short
distance beyond the crossing. Some
slight danuige had been oone tu .v,
but only enough to cause a few min
The crossing where the accioem
happened is the farthest one norm
in the city limits.
Miss Elizabeth Schaffen of Port
land addressed a meeting at the Bap-
tiA rhurch Monday night in the in-
i t ya .nTYinuisorv school bill.
Itueob V. wi.v " - -' X
1 01 ..nava a a
Professing to have serveu
a sister, 15 years of this time in the
capacity of a nurse in St. Vincent
Rev. Mr. Proppe,
wan iii n vu"
the pastor of the church, as a lecturer
With the opening aeciarauo,
v tho. Truth." the speaker
JVIIWW AW vw '
told of alleged experiences not sen-
sationalism-and views oi
workings of the Catholic church.
She left the Bervice nearly 10 years
j j- v,a msnntime has written
ago, . .,
she relates m detail
H uvun. ,
the story of those 31 years of bondage
a she terms it.
Miss Schaffen came here unaer w
auspices of the Ku Klux Klan, at least
this inference could be drawn from
the fact that klan literature was dis
tributed at the conclusion of the meet
ing. The church was literally
i, with nwine. and the speaser
i;c-onod to attentively all during
her talk. After telling in outline the
life, she wok up
DW. J v- '
VERDICT IN CIRCUIT J. on '
CO V Iii f "J i""u"'
Claiming that James Hilyard, Inde
pendence blacksmith, was indebted to
him approximately flw, a..,
T.adv of Myrtle Creek brought suit
in the Polk county circuit i
Tuesday, to collect this amount,
vf- iTiWnr wns a prune ranch
near Myrtle Creek and during 1916
and 1917 Lady was in ine ei.u,
Mr. Hilyard. Mr. l-aay anegcu vv
u- ,aa an unnaid wacre account of
C vr gr
$1200, ?320 due ior k"h -
$387 of money loaned to Mr. Hilyard.
The case was suDmuteu to a j-w
1 vorHift was returned for the
defendant Mr. Hilyard was repre
, Citizen's Ticket is Selected
at City Caucus Mon
nnitv of action and ap-
l c " " -
parently unity of thought at a caucus
held in the city nan
R. M. Walker, who is serving his
first term as mayor, was selected to
head what is termed a ciu: -for
another two year term.
i .1 S. Bohannon, wiuaru . v-
Kv Oscar Hayter of Dallas, I. Guy G. Walker were namea
OVIl V-lV kj - 1 -
hi witnesses included George
Conkey, H. W. Birkholz, C A. Mc
Laughlin, and George WinUer of In
dependence, and Mr. ana inrs. w
Grounds of Myrtle Creek.
PEDEE DAIRYMAN WILL
C.mo -five miles hack of Pedee,
r m rionfoman is making prepara
tions to double his herd of dairy
. H0 now has about 40 milkers
Ha intpntion is to increase to 80.
OllU - .
Mr. Genteman, who is a son-m-.
of E. Steptoe of Indepenaence, nas a
ranch of 500 or 600 acres, mucn oi
it in the rough, but witn a buiucwu
rnt imder the Plow to iurnisn toe
feed for a big, profitable dairy.
Mr. Genteman nas a yiy
neb. oDeratin? his
4uijjj&u " .
me i - - , . .
.. tifmir nlant. and has just
ife,she took P tract0,which
ion of the compulsory JC.. WJ. D. Hibta ft Co,
bill and urged that it be adopteo - to him
This bill, or properly an amenume
to Oregon's compulsory eut!rr:
act, proposes that all cnuaren uv,. -
the ages of eight ana sixw.. ' ' TYPEWRITING, SHORTHAND
or until the completion of the eighth ADDED TO HIGH SCH
rade. must attend a public scnooi,
Wednesday Night on
a MrUuirhlin, J. E. Hubbard,
... .'!. ' . .i.i.. rhnrles G. IrvillC,
WJliam v.ocmv, -
Donald P. MacCarlhy and A. C
Moore were named by Mayor .
at tho regular monthly meeting of the
city council Wednes ay nigh, as
(..vnnvers' commiueu t -
ti,.. citv council next vvuu
th0 " y. : h preparation
W U fllUt'JlO wna to . ,
a franchise for tne "'"' t " Rec
1 . ... nUuspd to the sec
fer company - I" heM up
.'""Uon of what the
. l .. ...u i.. pending u v Twfi i3 a
.Mr. young nas fr.nchi30 fee anaii u.
innn Dy Hie"""-'"
difference oi r . harfre
of the council as to w...
should be. r.,.enting the
I Tho Question of acttpunt
i 1110 . 1 , r the paving of
KUlTT ,t was continued owing to
'Third street was con
there being no d it noW
enrly delivery of c.n ent nd
sSSh: deferred until
sPrine- Trvinc. Mrs. A. L.
L. Damon, u. - ftnd Mrs
Thomns, Mrs. l. L-1 J . ,eetiyn
j Kt Hubbard were i-i
The following ciui.
ond ordered pad
Spaulding Logging Co
Oberson Transfer . .
Mt. States Power Co. .
j, n. Ilibbs & Co.
F. 0. Parker
p. W. Baker
r.irnrw wAiin AND
l-.vr.ivcii - nr
THELMA MOE MAiuucu
Everett Ward, a son of Mr. and
. t i,lrt oAiifn
Mrs J. H. ward, wno rw.uo
of Independence, and Miss Ihe.ma
Moe, daughter or vvimum
Duena Vista, were marr.eu - ...
Methodist parsonage here Monday
morning by Rev. J. S. Green, the
. ' tv, wmnnv was witnessed
pasior, uc "... j nf-
by the immediate families and Mr.
, ir.. wnrrl denarted soon after-
wards by automobile for a month
L t Hood River and The
The groom has speni uk 8".-
ui lifA in this communuy
vi. bride has lived at Bueha Vista
for the past five years. Both are
deservedly popular with , . large
. i . Cr onda ana iuii.t.
circie oi . ,
.. . 1.. .vtnndorl UDOI1 men
will he lrcciy
.. ft i i . l, Vi a a VlPPTl
II J. "Babe" bteeie,
operating the old Steele rancn juai
operunb R,,Pna Vista.
across the river -----disposed
of his farming implements
rtisposiu ,,ki;. sale
and household goou - r ... or 'Vass the
i r, will take a position at vass uie
Tuesday, and will taKe v lan to r
The present act permits the child to
attend a private or parocnmi Dv...
if so desired
M;a Rehaffen com
att-i Rito Masons for their initia
fi f the bill and the Ku Klux
Klan for its endeavors in its behalf
At tno rnnclusion of her talk a
.nt;n wn taken to defray her
UUllctnu" " ,
expenses and from 75 to 100 of her
books were sold.
and shorthand have
i AAaA tr, the course of study in
the Independence high school. These
studies will be under the supervision
of the Oregon Normal and mark the
advent of the Normal in high school
instruction here. The same arrange
ment is in effect m the Monmoum
The Independence high school en
rolment has increased to iua.
councilmen for four year terms to
succeed themselves. .
Arthur E. Horton was piaceu ...
nomination for city recorder. .
All of the selections were ujr v..
.unanimous choice oi tne m-,6,
which was fairly well attended for a
caucus. . ' '
D E. Fletcher presided at tne
ing 'and A. L. Keeney served as sec
retary. It was a love feast an in
stance of where there was perfect ac
cord. None of the nominees was
w laee and permitted
seeKinK f"5 v - -
his name to be presented under
protest after being assured that it
was necessary for the good of the
In order that the candidates uw
receive the proper grooming and that
. 3 tirifn tnft
they may be impresseu
dignity of their respective honors,
.Chairman Fletcher named A. U
Moore, Charles V. caiortu
Chief of Police Parker a campaign
committee. This committee is pre-
sumed to formulate a pisuutm
furnish the necessary ior
The city charter provides that
fW caucus may be held, but
there does not appear to De
probability of such an event.
OFFICERS ARE ELECTED
riiiinnc"S HOME MAN
COMING Utac- wu'i
cimT?.v. W. E. Ingalls, a Meth-
; fetr who is taking a year
of rest from pastoral work in his
been engaged as field secretary for
4.u AiMron'a farm home OI Uiv
C. T. U. and is beginning his wors
..n,r 0nnr,rted by the Ministerial
VHWjr ' "I I
: .. i Knifm.
t? r j. Hammond oi tne wm-
i.n j..v,r.l of Theoloiry, Willamette
university, and Rev. Long, pastor of
the Sa'em Presbyter.an cnurcn nave
been a special committee to assist in
The campaign in Salem will be
opened about Oct. 15th. Marion
county quota has been reduced
Rev. Ingalls began nis worn uy
;nr tho home claims to the
Friends church at Rosedale last
Sunday, at which time a vigorous
ittee was appointed to can-
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STARTS. MONO A
First Desrree Indict
ments Returned Spec
ial Venire 30 Drawn
Tpaeher association held
its first meeting of the school year
Tuesday afternoon. The attendance
was good, about 35 becoming mem
bers of the organization. The pro
gram was short, tne aay oems
time set for annual election of offi
cers. An instrumental trio composed
of Doris Dole, violinist, Edwin uoie,
saxaphone, and Evelyn Kurre, pianist,
was much enjoyed, followed by a
1 1 T? mf h
most laughable monoiog uy
Kimball, impersonating a young iaay
... .i oHno After which the elec-
& h IIXC llitv.wv.,
th following results.
President-Mrs. S. U. nauaaay.
Vice President Mrs. Ray.
Secretary-Mrs. D. P. MacCarthy.
witi two indictments returnea ... . ,:v. ipnonn
. i A social hour anu hk"'-
. , A,n-,-aa murder. I A so1-"11 . ... , J
against nem wi ----- d . th school kitcnen ana
the trial of Ph ilip S. barren wil foHowed
u in the circuit court at P'ans ior toe s
uc . , , . Ul,, astlCJl V Q SCUS5H1.
n-io w. Monday with. Juage
Hrrv Belt presiding. A special
the state -- ,
r W Irvine and A. r,.
t clerks of the sale. Prices were
plan to raise $200 to pay for a Rose
Rev. Ingalls will visit Independence
F0K.MKK BUSINESS MAN
HERE ON A VISIT
J. P. Linden, a former owner of an
Independence meat market and a
holder of several pieces of realty,
's here on a brief visit Inst Satur
day. He was in tho company of Mrs.
Linden, Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Simon and
"on Milton of Forest Grove, and Mr,
and Mrs. II. A.
mouth. Mesdumes. Linden, Simon
and Shaver nrr sisters and this is
Winona. Minn., whore Mr. Linden he
tame very successful in various busi
ness enterprises and is now taking
life easy. The Lindens drove through
from Minnesota in a big car and are
"Pending their time between Salem
and Forest Grove and will probably
decide to locate at some point in the
Shaver of Salem.
nt one time owned the
Itinson fnrm south of JVlon-
reunion in 12 yenrs.
Lindens went from here to
A. E. Horton
L. Damon .
j. B. Chapman
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II, W .Bn-Knoia 7 45j
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I II A llttHHw h i
Ul- - r . : 1 nBT I I n
HOW TH&PAeBBft f g MOW'' MM
y I yyy' "r 1 1 i
Harrv Belt presiding. A special
inrvT unnv AND
venire of 30 has been drawn in order Agg OFF1CERS ELECTED
that the selection of a jury may not I
be delayed by the exhaustion of the . bod seniorf junior and
resrular panel. - , officers of Inde-
"When arraigned, Warren pleaded T school were elected
not guilty to the murder of urover gt dent body officials
Todd and Glenn L. Price, prohibition Wednesday. n
.officers at urana iwnuc , Tsint-Ruth Merrill.
ber 4th. District Attorney J. w. ei- Ppp.Faith Kimball
gerson will' be assisted by Wa ter i prPS.Rita Ruch.
Tooze, Jr., of McM.nnville, and War- - aryAlma Kullander.
ren will be represented by Oscar A
Hayter. Attorney General Daugherty executive committe
i r IT . 1 thnr I .uCa I
has informed Mr. n.u Clifford Smiley.
jter Humphreys, tne leaexar u.. c
I attorney in Portland, is ready to as- J
sist in the prosecutionu u . u. atUet,c managerRuth Me
mi nfrmonta oo"fliTisr. WMiieu axei
xne iiiuitwi" rill
both for first degree murder anu leaderRoy Seaman
. i.i.-t l.n . nmmeinns exCeDt
laencicai m .
that one charges the murder oi ioaa
and the other trice.
Uvtt.t.iam n AWES AND
J jl 1
MRS. ORPHA PAL311.lt MAiuufi"
President Fern Hays.
Vive Pres. Manley Burright.
Secretary Loretta By.ers.
Treasurer James Stapleton.
Class advisor 0. D. Byers.
President Karl Byers.
Vce. Pres. Kathleen Mitchell. !
Sec.-Treas. Marylou Myers.
Sophomore Class (
President Mildred Bush.
Vice Pres. Lida Bums.
Secretary Verna Peterson.
Treasurer Roy Yung.
Class advisor Thomas K. Vannice.
Mrs. Dawes has resided in Polk
conty for many years and is a W V, 4T FT OF HOPS
v.i tt,nvp woman, and Mr. 4150 BALES OF HOPS
M.UO....H.S, . TI (. nywnomf
Dawes has made his home here for c.
quite a long time. They are receiv- harvested its entire hop crop m fuie
? shane. It totalled 4150 bales of sp
iling tne lenciiauons vs. uwu . ,.,.
rfriends " " ' J proximately 200 pounds each.
William Dawes, a well-known lo
cal capitalist, and Mrs. Orpha Pal
mer of Monmouth were mamea at
r.,t- Wash nn SeDtember 25th,
i co o Kripf hnnevmoon in the
ttliu m . - i
sound country they returned to the
groom's home on Monmoutn street.,
ttliu w v,i v. r i
on Thursday night of last week by
a large number oi aaminng ineuus.