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About The Ione independent. (Ione, Or.) 1916-19?? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 27, 1929)
THE IONE INDEPENDENT
Published Every Friday by
W. W. Head, Editor Publisher
One Year $1.50
Six Month 0.75
Three Months 0.50
Entered a second Class mtrier at
the posteffir it lone, Oregon, under
act of March X H."9.
Friday. Dec. 27. 1929.
Technical Fouls were:
Veronica B'ssht-ts.... one
veeny wariier o-t.
a try biocum: , one
After the game dancnm i
enjoyed hy the members of tw
student bodies Music was furn
iahed by the combination rdi
and phono. raph, which the lone
oach C. M. Danie's, ia demon-ttr
Technical Fouls were:
G'adys Brasher on
Geneva Pettyjoin on
Helen Snoue on .
Marraret Crawford twt
Lexington High School
forward N; m: Mac MiHa
I center Mary Slocum
a. center Nelly Davis
guard.'. Fay G ay
guard Pew Wjrre
Thesu'isti uces far L vrgto
waa Veronica Bracers fo
Naomi Mac Millan.
lone High Schoj!
forward, Vfdt Ethanl.
j. center Josephi e Healy
. center Marret Crafor
guard, Gem va Pettyjohn.
guard,... ..... Kilen f mouse
The aubstiua fir lone
Beu'ah Pettyjohn fo Ka.r.ret
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SroONVILLB could not get atone
without llcrtha Ransoms; but
Norths sometimes felt the could do
wry well without Spoon villa. Some
times, on day Ilka this when wind
and rain buttered the port offlit win
dow with relentless fury. Berths tired
of Snoonvllle; but Ita uauaj peace
and beauty beld ber In spite of gray
Sorting the laat of the morning
tiiiill she heard a shurp thud outalde
following a particularly Tlcloui gust
"What was that, Jedr ihe called
from behind the nmll boxes to one
of the men waiting In front for the
little delivery coop to open. Bertha
hoard him ahuffle to the door and
"Jest the town tablet blow In' down
Jed replied. "1 wanted to aet them
lilvnoata In seetuent; but the town
wouldn't itand for It.'
Borths's ben I etltched. She paused
the trice of moment every morning,
passing that War memorial with Its
fourteen name, to xlunoe at the first
one John Cu'tla. They had been en
gaged when be vcni sway sad bad
plunned to go to Chicago, his birth
place, to Uv and work wbea be re
turned. Ber,.'.a bad heard no word from
hl;u sinro the day the troop train
stcunn-il into tlnrtford station and he
bad beld ber tightly in his arms and
whispered brokenly. "Bye, dear I Back
soon! Don't forget met"
No, Berths bnd never forgotten blm.
There was a hand of gray In her
thick, lovely batr, a pinched torn to
her pretty mouth, and an Intensity of
yearning In her brown eyes that be
spoke her memory's fidelity. 8poon
vllle was periodically astonished thai
she paid no beed to the reverent
stilt of Kirs Jenkins, bead selectman
vtLkli hsd lasted ever since he re
turned long ego from the fighting
fcertha went to church with Ezra
every Sunday morning, rain or shine;
hut that was as far ss she went.
.She would never let hint lead her
down the narrow church aisle to the
She nursed Pop Aiken durlni bis
aged, falling years and did all the
work that the government attributed
to him as lis official postmaster. 81m
ly because be bad adopted ber as
a child, and bad been even kinder t
her than be wss to bis beloved swarm
8he was the life of the Udtes Aid
society, the adored splrttoal mentor of
a doiea 8unday School children, and
three evenings a week, the Intelligent
counselor and rulde of those who
sought the public library, a gift of
Spoonvllle's wealthy townsman. The '
town Just couldn't dn without Berths,
and Ezra Jenkins tried ever Ctinda
awrmat, strolling home ton TenurwT
to persuade ber that be could aot
The collapse of the town tablet this
furious UarcH morning was like a
sudden stab tbat drew blood from the
flesh of the past. The hurt of K was
In Bertha's eyes as she lifted the little
oaken sliding slsb, her sorting finished,
and banded the nilnlater his mall. The
minister us served first no mat
ter how ninny watted. That was aa
It should he.
Jed, he who had apprised Bertha
of the tablet's fall, town Jack-of-all
trades, wss last to be served, no mat
ter if he was first to seek the warmth
of the sheet Iron stove. That, also,
was ss It should be.
The office was vacant when at last
he slouched over to the mall shelf.
"Pont expect nothln', Bertha. Al
ways Jes step up from force o' bshlt."
Jed smiled behind his week of whisk
ers at the sweet face across the, mall
shelf from blm.
Sorry, Jed." Bertha smiled, too, "It
Un't time for your tea bill yet By the
way, Jed, If It cleara tomorrow I wish
you'd get some one to help you set up
the wsr tablet Sink new posts and
set them In cement this time. Kara
will see that you get your money
from the town."
."I'll sure work st It la the morn
ing, Miss Bertha. If the weather's, rea
sonable." Be stuttered and cleared
his throat "Ray, Miss Berths, you
suest who 1 seen In Hertford, last
night" Jed psnsed to nots the jgllnt
of eagerness In Bertha's eyes. "Sees
John Curtis no one else I"
"Jedl" The woman's faint roar fin
gernalla showed blood dark reel as
she gripped the counter la front of
ber. -Jed, John Curtis Is dead.
"I know, VI 1m Berths, so aa said;
but he's live again now. Be ask me
"bout yon first thins, an said aa how
be was comic" ever to see yog tM
evenln'. Said ss bow he'd bin In fur
rla parts ever since the big .scrap
sbellshocked or aomeihln' Sin.
some big doctor's made la husky an
sent ira Back borne."
Berths wsnted to believe Jed'
news; but all day her heart wavered
between hope and doubt Not until
the evening bus srrlved. brlnrin Jot n
Curtis sod bis gsy smile, did ber Joy
That night a brand new ereeret.t
moon lighted Lover's Lane that wound
It's crooked wsy to Spoonvlllo ceme
tery. Berths and John itlaranlM rh.
years of heartache and loneliness with
a siss sna tender words, snd the light
In their radiant eves waa aufflrteni
token of the delightful happiness to
The first test under practical dairy
lr. I conditions of providing radio music
for cows has proved a big sscceso, ar
cording to officials of the Detroit
Creamery Company, taaf Mount
Clemens. Mich. The creamery -cera
pany official! bought RCA loodspeak
r for oacb of their barns beslbey
noticed the cowa liked the mnsie from
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entertsin the men doing lbs milking.
Now sll the 100 eow on (be atodel
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