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About Independence enterprise. (Independence, Or.) 1908-1969 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 20, 1922)
Friday, October 2(kn
Published Every Friday bv
Z. C KIMBALL.
TOne Yen? $1 50
Six Moni- . 7t
Mrs. C. L. Fitchard spent Satur
day in Salem.
Next Sunday is "Bring One" day
and we hope the community room will
be filed . Attendance is improving
but we hope this will break all
The county librarian, Miss Hout,
brought a new library last week. We
do not see how we got along: without
the county library in times pone by.
A new pupil, Joan Dixon, entered
school Monday. Theodore Mueller
has been absent two weeks from
school on account of illness.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Craig and
family spent Sunday in Marion visit
Thomas N. Fitchard and his
father, C. L. Fitchard made a busi
ness tr'p to Eugene last week. Mrs.
Collins was a guest of Mrs. Fitchard
during their ahsene.
Charles Wilson has a new bicycle.
Its an Overhand and to say Charley is
pleased is putting it mildly.
La Vaughn B'gelow has joined the
cavalry of the Oak Point school and
rides "Jimmy," a beautiful Shetland
pony. Nothing is too good for
Jimmy, so La Vaughn says.'
Everyone helped and the "farm
work" around school is nearly finish
ed. The corn is gathered, the pota
toes dug and In a pit, drainage
ditches cleaned and repaired, a new
dam built and the playhouse put in
order for the new first grade class
of 5 small children.
The next vents for surplus energy
are to be the making of a radio set,
and the building of a shed.
The geography c'ass under Miss
Watkjns is doing some interesting
work in the study of the different
races of people. The - construction
work is holding everyone's attention.
The first and second grade geogra
phy class is under Miss Grace Hen
drickson are making a careful
study of wheat. Mrs. Collins is
giving demonstration lessons in
geography in the 5-6-7 grades this
Miss Fumey's 6th grade reading
class is doing good work.
The Oregon history class enjoys the
study of their own state with Miss
The community cub bought a new
Perfection oil stove for the commu
nity kitqhen. This is much apprecia
ted by everyone who does cooking.
At the last meeting of the commu
nity service club the following com
mittees were appointed: House com
mittee, Mrs. John Walker, Mr3. Wm.
Craig and Mrs. John Green; enter
tainment committee, Mrs. C. L.
F'.tchard, Mrs. Fred O'Rourke;
ways and means, Mrs. Roy B'gelow,
Mrs. Whipple, Mrs. M. R. Elack,
Mrs. Robert DeArmond, Mrs. G. A.
Peterson; study, Mrs. Jesse Waker,
Mrs. Arnold Crossar, Miss Jessie
Foster; lookout committee, Mrs. Ed.
Rex, Mrs. Hugh Rogers, Mrs. John
Mrs. John Underwood
Independence High School
PROSPECTS DEEMED GOOD
Although the high school basketball
the various buildings, including the
gym., which was one of the iivato at
tractions., but not comparing with
Wufdo hull. When 3:30 rolled around
team has not been selected, the next it found most ol trie toya ai me iooi
few weeks will show the men who ball game. When that was over
will belorsr to the fWl s.iua.l. There' every ono was ready to return home
are more "boys in school this year 'and the general opinion of the boys
than before, giving us a larger num- was, "We had u swell time."
ber to choose from. New basketball i
suits will probably be provided for the'l'Pl'ER CLASSMEN DO
team. These will be in a combination
of the high school colors. Mr. Byers,
the coach, says he has plenty of good
material, and is p fanning to go to
state tournament. He expects ti
carry about ten players, thus assur
ing a better chance to win. The
The reception given by the upper
classmen for the freshmen Friday
night was conceded to be the most
successful ever given by the high
present news In a town paper urn
will interest evoryone. A irieat num
ber of the nigh huve 8 nml
paper of their own which they can
fill up with Hohool events of inter
est to the students only. A school
paper gives an opportunity for the
explosion of Nvralh or enthusiasm,
which ever it happen to he upon the
the students ti.r their cole benefit.
We ..iii'iot put that kind of material
in for town re.- tiers to look at, o wo
do the best wo can In selecting our
news. We hoo you npprec'ute our
honest efforts to please our reader,
and trust you will overlook the occa
sional voleys directed at atudenU
In order to lot the ieople of the
town know what work the high school
ill trv to present the
in- school. This success was partially
ter-class games will be played off due to the efficient manner in wtuen ; course8 Rm) im 0f tftch deportment,
first. These contests are expected the committees in charge carried on , fonturinj? onc Cttch fc.
to show up the skill and alertness ofjtheir work. The decoration commit- nwhan:.-l drawing depart-
the various players. tee consisting of juniors, covered menfc a wp eiulpwj
The prospects are: Da'e liatcnior.noemseives, us wen us me yyuuiuaiuiu, j nijy work. q'horc
Jim Stapleton, Manley Burrijrht,
Wayne McGowan, Vcm MeGowan,
Joe Smiley, Bill Baker, Quincy Wed
dle, Gerald Kelley, William Bennett,
Karl Byers, Valmore Bullis, Cecil
Ruef, Warren McGowan, Monroe
Veith, Roy Yung, Van Ness Johnson,
Russe'l Jones, Chester Downing,
Dean Craven. Lester Moore, Ward
HIGH SCHOOL PLEDGES
NEAR EAST SUPPORT
Mrs. Adams, secretary of the Near
East relief superintendent of Oregon,
Mr. Ilandsncker, and her associate,
Miss Eo fe, both of Portland were at
the high school Monday morning.
These women were n't only impres
sive speakers, but their words had the
added interest of personal experience
and sympathy. Their appeal was not
made in vain. Every student present
felt as if he would gladly give up
much of his comfort to help to save
frcm starvation these victims of
After the speeches had been made,
the classes adjourned to their own
rooms and discussed p ans for rais
ing money for this cause. The fresh
men decided to assume the support
of one orphan; the sophomores pledg
ed half this amount, and the juniors
agreed to attempt to raise enough
for one child. The faculty and var
ious memters of the school had al
ready pledged individual sums at the
different churches, so this amount
v.-a s considered generous.
THIRTEEN OF AGRICULTURAL,
CLASS VISIT 0. A. C.
with glory. The color scheme of
maroon and gold, the high school
colors, was effectively carried out in
autumn leaves and streamers. The
program which was arranged by the
seniors and was given in the assem
bly, consisted of the following num
bers: Address of Welcome Ruth Mer
rill. Response Eleanor Calbreath.
Violin Solo Dorothy Wood.
Reading Russell Jones.
Whistl'ng Solo Mrs. Grow.
Piano Duet Lida Bullis, Mi'dred
After the program, everybody went
to the gynuiasium, where those who
desired, participated in dancing.
Those not wishing to dance played
The sophomores were in charge of
refreshments, which were served at
the close of the evening.
Patrons and patronesses were Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. Moore, Mrs. C. W.
Irvine, Mrs. G. C. Skinner, Mrs. W.
E. Craven, Mrs. G. G. Walker, Mrs.
M. C. Williams, Mrs. II. S. Wood.
Guests were: Vere Staats, James
taking first yeur work.
and U doing
f the use of Instruments and simple
drawings. The necessity of accuracy
in reading, seeing and hearing is
impressed, with accurate recording of
information thun obtained. Accuracy
, of measurement is n'so stressed. Geo
metrical figures ami their parts, re-
, lation of parts and other points In
construction are learned. The ad
vanced work consists of sectioning of:
parts and machine drawing. There (
' is only one advanced student this'
Substituting teaspoons for the special kind re
quired for serving properly is always noticed
anil a disturbing element to the hostt j,
me in entertaining.
The very moderate cost of upoons makes it
easy to avoid this embarrassing lack in
We show a variety of artistic patterns in spoons
for all purposes. Sterling and Plate of the
excellent character which satisfies refined
taste and desire for the best
Coffee Spoons, Doz. $3.00 to $7.00
Orange Spoons, Doz $3.50 to 12.00
Itoullion Spoons, Doz. $7.00 to 18.00
Tea Spoons, Doz. $3.50 to 16.00
A. L. KULLANDER
THE JEWELER 206MaioSl
WORK AT HIGH SCHOOL
Saturday morning thirteen mem
bers of the agriculture class went to
Corvallis in three Fords. We left the
school,1 house at 8:45 a. m. We had
good representation considering fix
party the night before. Most of the
thirteen fellows were walking in their
sleep, and three who were absent!
nvuzt have been out all n'ght. By the
time we reached Corvallis most of us
were awake, because everybody knows
how a Ford will go. We reached the
college sbout ten o'clock, and we
were somewhat disappointed to find
most of the cattle were out in the
pasture, and the horses were out
working. We saw, however, the
cavalry horses and one or two horses
51 any of the orchestra students
having graduated last year, the re-1
main'ng members met this year to
find themselves a rather diminished
number. The orchestra promises to
te suality if not quantity. The per
sonnel of the orchestra is as follows:
Piano Kathleen MV'tchell.
V blins Hiss Straw, Dorothy
Word, Alice Skinner, Doris Pole,
Mabel Kul'ander, Fay Irvine, Dean
Craven, Alys Miller, Jim Stapleton.
Drums Van Ness Johnson.
Saxophone Bob Irvine.
The manual training class ia ati
iHTsent remodeline tables in the
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domest'e science kitchen, ami building
in cabinets there, Regular class work!
will consist of trueing up a board lay-
i ir.g off and cutting of joints, and the;
I f nishing of wood. After this pre
liminary work aih boy starts hisj
j project which maybe anything fromi
;a book or tie ritck U a library table j
! or dresser, A new wood lathe has)
been ordered and will be installed j
soon. I his wilt lie ciecir.eaiiy a riven i
and will be usetl fur turning nil nmn-
, ner of articles, including chair rounds,;
'.potato mashers, rolling pins, kitchen ,
I stools, nut bowls ii mi parlor lamps,'
; The a tu of the department is to teach
accuracy of eye and brain, combined.
with ski 1 of board.
The school cafeteria will be opened'
in two weeks. This branch of the
domestic science department is es-:
pecially useful, as it furnishes warm,
lunches for out of town pupils. j
Farm Point em That Point
(From O. A. C. Experiment Station) !
Ground limestone is best applied
now previous to needing the grain 1
j crop in order that the fo lowlngl
! clover crop secure the benefit. The!
j lime is disked in after plowing the;
i A Great Girl Hitler
fiv V -1
yr V r ': " " :n ' in . ,iiiiri
,n IIWI II I Hill II .:, .-j
rendered , of fine breed. We found most of
very material assistance in the trans-j the pigs were home so we saw some
portation of the community exhibit to ; good animals rn that line. We spent
and from the Polk County fair. (the remainder of our time inspecting
The base date fur show pigs is J
March 1 In order to have p'kh come;
at that time it is necessary to breed I
sows the fore part of November.
Care of Schooi Prcrorty
Some members of the school seem
to forget that it is a detriment to the
school to have all the desks and
walls scratched or written on. The
most of this marking has been done j
two or three years ago, but the marks ! Silage for stock is a form of suecu
remain for every one to see. It does It-nce and not a balanced ration within
not seem possible that high school j itself. In feeding it, roughage xuch
students of the past or future should as altera or clover hay should be
be so thoughtless as to mark on the use(1 or sonl(! other jjood nitrogenous
school property. These things do not ft'ed supplied. When prperly corn
belong to the students; they belong . bined with other feeds .silage is the
to the town. No one writes on the moans of promoting the health of the
furniture in private homes so why animal.
j .v v.. 1" " 2"- -J Wfc j
iJurli Mct'lenve U probably better
known to the general public than any
other know borne rider In the went.
Jl r youth, her magnificent riding and
duriiiK romblno to make her an Idol
with the people. The picture ho
ber on her horso "Victoria." Kolng
over the burs. She will bo at the
NlKht Home Show of the Pacific In
teriiaiiiiiiul Live Stock Expunltlou.
I'orlland, Ore., November 4 11.
The NIkI'I Ilorna Sl.ow betume no
popular lust yeur that three mutluoeit
were added to tlie program, und they
will be continued this yeur, of (ounte.
Over $16,000 Is offered In prml
for the lloritn Show ttono and w,H
$1000 takei are offered Imort
precedented In homo l.ow annili Ow
of these It for tlm heavy borw drli
Ing cotitint, an event of "J clu
ment amoiiK the hum-men. Th horn
iihow this year In repleta with "
and action. How of the flnwt
of the entire country "l tbel
paces In the big arena, und
the most enthusiastic how-nun. am
ers and riders 1H exhibit the tf
of the p'-i-diiR beauties of the equln
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
Poultry litter shou'd be watched 1 -
carefully at this time of the year and !
changed as often as it hi ?comes damp wtLLZZ
and heavy. It has a tendency to hold fA
Another freshman has entered the J rnoisture which soon makes the poul
try house very damp. A damp
poultry house a 'ways inviten disease.
high school this week, Estella Holt.
Hi 3 Is froi" strict No. 20, Cochran,
At last we have received the balance of
our new machinery, a 16-inch lathe, and
we now have the
est tquipped Sarage
in the state outside of Portland. We are
in shape to handle your repair work with
speed, efficiently and at very moderate
prices, whether it be car, tractor or truck.
We have spent a large amount of money
to make this a real service institution. We
want your repair work, and believe that we
can render you the best service that you
can get in the state.
We have none but high class workmen.
G. C. Skinner
t ha; ever ben bef'iro
ni-rossr.ry to get a dozen
X re-,v chair:; and tvo r.ovr ?ewinr
jiriachines. A number of new tallies
9 have been added to the equipment.
X J A new water system is being fn-
:ialled in the school yard. They are
4 planning to have a Jawn and some
lowers this year.
The Enterpns.- m mill a i
A new steel cable has been pur
chased for the flag pole.
Mrs. Staats and Mr. Grow are
making w'.ndow boxes for the dining
rooms and class rooms. This will
make a more homelike and cheerful
atmosphere for students.
This year the gymnasium is to be
used by the girls on Monday and
Wednesday after school and on Tues
day and Thursday by the boys.
Basketball practice for the girls will
probably be held in the evening once
a week. This is rather inconvenient
for students living outside of town,
nut i.t present it seems to be the
only possible solution, as basketball
practice cannot be held in regular
Disease is caused by pressure
upon nervous tissue and when
this pressure is rel:eved normal
function is re-established.
Nature working through a
normally adjusted body has
power to heal disease, no
matter what nature. A body
set right mechanically will
speedily brintf itself back to
the standard nature has set for
Warts and moles removed by
electricity, the safe way.
DR. II. IV. BEALE
Campbell Bldgr. Independence
Ford Prices Lowest
HERE THEY ARE
F. O. 13. Detroit
Touring Car, regular $298.00
Touring Car, starter, demount
able rims . :-393.00
Sedan, 2 doors . 595.00
Truck ; 380.00
Stewart Motor Co-
C A. ELLIOTT, Owner and Manager
students of the
find it quite a
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