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   Corona Daily Independent (Newspaper) - May 1, 1918, Corona, California                                 .ï» IIBM,;|s%a]iifeR«d to ïine  la m» Olbicdbi. Lq» An-  ■i A  l^illMM^:^^^ ezperieae-  liir^viHiMly^ty - Jtut-'iiow 1irBy':6tlmSm'itm made In jtbm •dd^isM 'i^ ^he stair «(t  T. KUltan. who bas ifalsM^^I^ for tine  i^nif mdilthB, has been tram-tio^ nialn office in Ixw An-litet Wh«^ It is understood tbatt lie ^Wli^u^ed a most dMimUe nosi-«lid dt ^IM iQore pay. bis dtoVfni ttp al notch im Unc-'VlK»-* dej^mrat it makMii pos-FbstnMisUw McNeU te make 0» llift^nent potion tor B. A. Eag-^ «m; »nd tb fill his place Lea iLloyd, S.'iiritf-has been clerking in Harris' HMMrteria, has been appointed as a tsttb «urrler ^ ,  : ^¿- IJofct. tiaOi Chief Ck»k  l^eto€her ¿hange in the office is Ithi^: appointment of Robt. C. Veach •ii llliet clerk. Mr. Veach has been in ili^lliSlee for a number of years and W^roly familiar with every little »M^l which iti connected ^th the offiee. He is one of the oldest em-pN^iib« bi th^ oiBce and hM earned jUV'fimmotion by his stHet attention tn«l^heaB and courteous (treatment of i&ii^ of the olB^ ^ IMMtttaster McNeil is ever Trying to Improte the iwrvice In ethe inter-«pb Mr the public and whenever  he ds glad to  ti^^dvaii^i» of It.  '"">] • III) -  ^liiiflls^ Oo^ accepted a posi-  4^^«oniikeeper Cor iSdel Gan-his niseh hone south of  Ibuddpal Qofvènunent in ilife Ligiit flC Bfty on ^fllee} IbyvT Hakes ....V . ItolglMlll»  people of Corona caa well feel of the city officials taiey have .i^jr îteadbie: hewspKper ac-its of oÀéUls it otW cities. -« A short tinie ago former Riverside ÇbJM p^ PoUce VanKIrk t^ called 'W fto'carpeè before thé tàembers of I'tfkat cl^; for haitog eondnsted the (Walr of his oHHcé otherwte than ^ras Iwoper.  Now, another official is uaAer fire, f^Cb 'RiVeri^de papers yesterday and ^Ipday having a communication from  t 'lt«yof of the city of Riwerside, wbich strong charges are made ex-street superintendent 'W. Horllav.  t^re is aoRie satisfaction in liv-city where the city oftaials tq conduct their respectiyé.^ ^tbout charges being np^e "^them. One commendable sboi^t our city trustees is tai&t Imnvo ^^n careful and wise in MSectloii men who we<ve able aiid capable of conduM-IK TMrlons offices; in a uMias-rj^lch has been not only a credit ci^y, but ifl the^^^long, run, to pay the least, 'ftu J^en truly said that it is Wi^ a little more tàoney in  to haire yoi^ buslnesé trans-jtl^vlfllini of character and -re-  : (ibs May Dasf Red Crew benefit wUi^. will r ite siaged upon': the lawn g-Mre' J, Rice's ,.home at Eleventh and Raniona neit Friday m^jkif w;ll| feature the' wii^ding of the t i)l®y pole, followed by the '«^wiaing of ^e Queen.  This complete program has not ^Ken handed in as yet, but known to include, in addition to the ^^^ve, a -fiuete solo, vocal solo, number by the Ladies' Quartet, drill eyoliptions by the H- S. cadets, folk danciig fuid songs of the Allies, number by the H. S. Glee club and probably one or two others.  The key note of the evenings entertainment will be Patriotism and folk lore, and a silver collection will be taken f6r the benefit of thel local chapter of the Red Cross— every cent of which collection will reach the source, as there will be no expenses deducted. VVhlle the collection is announced as being a silver one, currency and gold will be greatly welcomed.  OF  J. L, Parks, a Hesideiit«£ This CJity, Arrest^ Last Higfat hy Chief of Police Bamiey; Stole Haehine Ron Kivenide  ' in; -  j^^MOI^çr fa^s ha4 a force of A'iê'WÊ^mii,^^ BviUiini' a flooring 'hi^ ttòlèl ' blo^^ T^e i-* tile di^n.' ^use used to  don^sisjfiy. «rHh. It will niake ;|ipod store room or warehouse for " jbufiiiciss house, It is likely hat frUf^M will be made in this ìiloré' the presónt Impróv»-Is  «n^d B. H Saw^y^^jç^l  What it undoubtedly the result of an epileptic fit:ts a strange story which was told Riverside police officers yesterdiy when J. U was supposed to bare pal^ flOO down on the purchase price of an automobile, suppoMdly sold by Che Dwner.-^ ...  It was reported that Mr. Parks had been in R^vendde yesterday and being much pleased with a certain machine standing at Seveatb and Main streets, gave a sti^altér a check for .1100 and dfove the machine home. When he arrived ihere last night he was informed by Chief Ramsey that the car had been stolen from C. Wilder, who is employed at March aviation field. Word to this effect had been sent out érom the sherill'9 office.  Parks is , said to bave ordered his bank to stoi]^ pajrment on tb^ elteck which had been made out to G. A. Muniiabal. He gave a desc'ription of the man and~ the Riyerside <rfBoera started out to hunt for the tiileC.  Ibe Seal lusts  Parks , went to Riverside yesiier-day and stole the car he drove home. Last night he ren^oved the camj^g equipment from the car which Tie burned in his back yard; the carpenter's tophi in the car at the time It was stplen, were found hidden in ,yarIous. parts of the barn where the ci^r was stored. The number had been removed and this was also found hidden.  Chief Ramsey went to the , barn about one o'clock this morning and discovered these facts. He called at the house and arrested Mr. Parks taking him to the county jail this momingf after be had confessed 'to having stolen the machine. He had his hearing this forenoon and was bound over to the superior court.  Hot Sespomt^le  Mr. Parks has been under the care of a^ physician for the greater part of four years, and is subject to «diieptic fits. It is the supposition of M» friepd that. bis. mind has been affected and he really is not resiran-slfele for what he has done.  Conn^ Home Eoonpioics Btrator' WiH- Cèrne Hexe l^wÉ*-, TOW for Chreater Potato CoH-stunptioai; Eatlkter^  The lowly spud is to be further exalted in this community after Mrs. H. H. Woodward, county home oconomics demonstrator * finishes with "potato night" at the regular Thursday evening Library meeting.  There w^ be none of the cooked tubers passjed around the auliiehcA —but there will be plenty of practical recii^eci for exemplafication of uunde Sam's earnest request to "eat more potatoes."  Mrs. Woodward is well acquainted Urith all of thè reciyes she will talk about tomorrow night, and from tlilB acquaintance is enabled to convey the prfictieal workings of the different dishes she will explain, in a highly satisfactory manner.  For thé ^d Cioar  Every houséwife in Corona la urged to come to the Library tomorrow night, get several of these re-•cipes, try them out at home.-—and then take the worthy products to the Red Cross Shop on Saturday morning.. A special potato booth will be in evidence where longing customers may find potatoes in all the^ latest modes and styles.  Don't forget to wmember tomorrow night at the library; the try-out at home Friday, and the finished dishes at the. Red Cross "Potato Booth" Saturday morning. • '  Water was struck yesterday in a well being sunk by Stanley W. Gar-■vey on Us-ranch-At .the .west end of Lemon street. The amount of water cannot be determined for 'a few da«8, but' the shaft is down eighty-seven and one half feet.  OREGON TOWN HAS STRONG ARGMENT  THE PEOPLE HAVE MONET Many people are . earning more money than ever before..As soon as this happens in the life of a family man he begins to think about that home he has always wanted to own. He is thinking about it now, and so is his wife—and the young folks of the l^mily are Ulking about it.  They are all beginning to take a special interest In the real estate advertisements.  Are you telling them all about  that real estate offering of yours? '  /■• --^—  M youjwj; to fiod a better place  itS#ktke elassified add. Iter, ftt TalM' for Vouii  Does Not Penait Street Corner Loof-<ós or Cigar Stow Hangers-on;  Work for Everyone, and Eyei^-one Expected to Work  GRANTS PASS, Ore., May 1.— The following advertisement appeared in a local newspaper here recently:  SLACKERS AND LOAFERS NOT TO BE TOI^RATED  This means able bodied men who :8lt around playing cards or loaf up-oii our Streets. Drastic action will be taken to make Grants^^Pass 100 per cent patriotic. ^  The following resolutions were unanimously adopted and will be '•rigorously enforced by the Council of Defense.  WHEREAS the entire Nation has fceen requested to save food, fjurnish nómey and conserve man power during the period of the war, and  WHEREAS Josephine Couhty has givlen assistance'' in all these endeavors to the extent of her ability, and  WHEREAS the scarcity of labor promises to be more acute in this section than ever before and the wage scale the highest therefore be It  RESOLVED that the citizens of this community will not tolerate nor countenance any slacker, loafers or shirkers among its able bodied population, and wUl do our best to see that hobos and beggars are abated; that local residents be fully employed; that boya and girls be encouraged in endeavor and thrift and that any person not giving his best endeavors in some useful capacity be dealt with by a special committee who shall take such action as may be deemed advisable by the circumstances.  This mean's you. Don't wait for the committee to call on you. JOSEPHINE COUNCIL OF FBNSB.  I^l^teaoae, Deatmctive Squirrels im dbttiitg theirs; New Subtly Poisoii Su Been Beoeived  Mr. Harry Drobish, assistant' to thé County Farm Advisor waô in the city tl^Ia morning, having brought a quanti^ of squirrel poison down for purcha^ by local farmers from the Billings Dhig store.  This being squirrel eradication week, 'every farmer Is expected to do his part in helping win the Svar by making war on the squirrels which annually destroy so much of his grain and other food growths.  Expécts have estimated that one squirrel on a ranch in a year's time will destroy from one to two dollars worth of produce. This would not be so bad if Mr. Squirrel was satisfied tp live alone, but he is not. He Insists upon being one of a thousand (or ten thousand, according to ¿Ize) upon each ranch in Southern California, and to this end will employ moat any method.  By unity of action in California this week, it is hoped to make » material onslaught upon the Hun squirrel to the end that several millions will L»e on the ranches no' more.  The poison which is now obtainable is made by the Riverside county Farm Bureau and is sold at coSt to the farmers.  There is a state law which- com-pells farmers to take measuréS' again the squirrel pest, and where this is not done by the farmer himself, the state steps in and do^ the ■work»-cliarging same to the facgier..  It is urged as a patriotic measure and in justice to one's farmer neighbor that all make an effort to "clean up" the squirrels on their ranches.  Feed to produce one dozen eggs cost 10 cents with pullets, 14 cents with two-year-old hens, and 19 cents with three-year-old hens in a three-year feeding test conducted by poul-t|^men of the United State Depart-nient of Agriculture. These were the cost figures of feed at the time of experiment, which began in' 1912, and must be corrected to present prices.  TAX OEPIITIES TO CHECK US OVER  Internal Revenue Collector Carter Stc^s That Mr. Everett T. Marshall Will Soon Go Over Elver-side County Field  DE-  POB lAIE  .QußnUiir  The field force of Collector of Internal Revenue, John P. Carter, has been reorganized under authority jus£ received from Washington, so that hereafter, the territory comprising the Sixth District of California or the ten southern counties of the State, will be divided into what will be termed as "Zones." There will be eighteen zones in Collector Carter's District, each of which will be in the charge of a Deputy. There will be a deputy assigned to each county seat in the District, and in the city of Los Angeles, there will be eight zones, ,and in San Diego, two.  Zone . deputies are to be plated under the immediate supervisión of a Chief Field Officer, and the duties of the deputies will be to make a complete canvass of the zones to which they are assigned, for the purpose of seeing whether all taxes due the Government have been paid, and as soon as a list of all persons who have filed income tax returns has been compiled, the work of checking, up delinquents will be undertaken.  This arrangement wijl be very Batisfactory to the taxpayers ' si they can take up matters with the zone deputy they have heretofore had to, take up with the Collector's main pj|Bce.  Income tax Inspector Cbarles^^v White has been selected as Chief Field OiBcer. Names of the zone deputiQB, assigned to duty in Los Angeles County are,—Carl H. Pafen-bách; Arthur O. Kriete; James C. Lytle, Charles P. O'Brien; Forrest W. Monroe; Edw. R. Brucé and Johtf L. Conildine. For San. Diego. Frank J. Batea and Edmund C. Groves;^'for Imperial County, Richard T. Blow; for 8aá Béraardlno Oovntr. ^l^rank P. Me«r^;; für BiT«Mide OoontiTi BtanfiM IUrah#IU./*'for, Orange  A "crippled" piece of furniture puts the household under a certain constraint—almost like having an invalid in the house. You don't like to explain to visitors—to warn them of possible mishaps to them unless they sit very carefully on a chair or divan—so why not end the rein of anxiety by getting some new things? The Red Cross Shop is your opportunity; Saturday the day. gmb-2t  Assistant District Attorney L. C. Kelley was in the city today, called here by the serious illness of his mother, Mrs. A. P. Kelley.  LOS ANGELES CLUB WOMAN AT W. L C.  Mrs. Carrie Stone Freeman Gives Audience Hint of the Wonderful ■ Music in-Nature's Songsters; , Club Program Pleases  The Woman's Improvement club program yesterday afternoon was in charge of the music section and Mrs. G. R. Freeman, chairman/ lead arranged a treat for the members in spring Mrs. Carrie Stone Freeman at Los Angeles.  Mrs. Freeman's sweet voice, charming personality and delightfully Informal way of introducing her musical number to her listeners have always endeared her to the Corona people., During the first of the program Mrs. Freeman was her own accompanist but latef^rs. Charles Hildreth presided at the piano.  At the close of the following program Mrs. Freeman, upon request, gave some of her -^onderful bird calls and these especially delighted the audience. She said the meadow lark'S'notes were easier to reproduce by the human voice and that there was much in musical lines to be learned from natures songsters.  The Star—James 11. Rogers.  I came with a Song—-Frank La Forge.  Love. iMy Star—Clara Kathleen Rogers.  Butterfly Time—Arthur Vernon.  An Orchard Cradle Song—Denza.  The Blackbird—Horaltio Parker.  The Throstle—Max Helnrlch. -twilight—Carrie Stone Freeman.  O, Sweet Content. The Lotus Isles. Dolladlne. Ectasy. Ah Love but a Day—Mrs. H. H. A. Beach.  A Dream of Egypt, Sorice Cycle-Amy Woodforde Flnden.  The Corona correspondent for the Riverside Enterprise has the following to say regarding the resignation of Recorder O. P. Hull, which was handed to the city clerk-on Monday of this week:  O. P. Hull who has acted as city recorder for Corona for the past 1® years, has resigned his position and gone to Downey, where his son, Harold, is conducting the Downey Champion. Mr. Hull will assist his son in the management of the paper.  During the 10 years he has held the office of city recorder, he has. handled 1100 cases, and so far as he knows satisfactorily. There has been' some little inference in the past that Mr. Hull was not doing all tkat might in aiding in the preseilt dOftfi^ flict, that he did not belotag. ^Q'th«^ Red Cross and had not purchaisM aiyi of the Liberty Loan bonds. When seen yesterday he was wearing a Red Cross button and stated that he had been working in the Red Cross rooms ever since the orden went forth from the Odd Felolws lodi;e and it became the practice of the members of this lodge to spend one or more evenings a week at the rooms assisting in the work. He stated that he had not purchased government bonds for the reaaon« that he was not able to do so, ami that he had taken this stand only after talking the matter over in^tull with his banker, who advised him. It is not known iuat who will tie appointed to tatoi^iiri HtiU's place. It la rumored that H; K. Stobl will b« named by the board at their meat»^ ing nAt Tuesday morniaf.  ■ rLl*'« V I l.>ifi » ^  .orHonj  ' 0  'IM  L.....1  poiqracf  d StftW WiU Train. Men ÎÀr  Crane Hixon, stalwart little toiler for victory, is not ashamed to ve-port that he* "took care of the baby and swept the tennis court" to help Uncle Sam win the war. For this he earned his first 25 cents to put Into Thrift Stamps, and he followed with many prodldgous feats for one so young. He went into business, making and selling blotters and calender pads, earning $1.25 in this way.  r. Not because they are paying more rent than they can afford but because they want to get located in a bf»tter neighborhood, and to find a house or apartment more to their "liking.  Having inade the decision they are looking fc^ the b^t place. ^TKey are reading the^a^. Thejr;ar^e.» Inyes-■ tigating the bij^^fp^ thaCT^peal'tP  them. They will rent 'an advertised house or apartment.  R. Wills; Kern County, George W. Heldt. .  All the above deputies have been for some time past in the Internal Revenue service and have been assigned to Income tax work under the Gollectpr'a offlc«,.  This arranfement will mean that the CoUtdM^ du.^ea as^d responsi  wuoiij toww^  ■»liiiyiiiiii^^  United Stft^ Wm Train. Men CoiBMiilloiih in United Army at ClaremNit; OatIine|Î by Secretary of War  ' ■■ • ' ■ :-r-. J  . Detailed orders from Washington ' have just reached Claremont ii^ ex- " Planation of the recent, establi^-ment of the Reserve Officers Tracing Corps at Pomona College. Thete " -explain the status of the studfDt who wishes' to combine college st«^y/ and training for an officer's co sion. As a^distinct boon ^ «II pi ent. ^nd prospective men of stitution, the announcement, of w^h.^A'l a corps is considered by cpllti^ % thorities to be one of the most important they have been privileged ¿to make since the^war began, '  The student cadets are in the Fii^-cral service but cannot be ordered into the army» unless they formi^y enlist* or are drafted in the usijal way. Their position is simlar to tliat of the cadets at West Point. If silf-flciently advanced when dratted tl&jr will be sent directly to. the Offle^ Training School foi' intensive training instead of ifato the ranks, but fb any case will receive a fair recotf-niendation for all work accomplif^-ed. Hhis is especially n^'^caint when It is understood thru n;; ..-»¿ire civilians will be sent to Olh^ajrs Training Schools as 'heretofore. Oniy those from the Ki;iional Army, the National Guard, and the Reseifve Officers Trainins Corps are  eligiBle.  The military training consists'^f ;drU]. courses in military science allied ¿ubjecis outlined by thet'^^-retary of Wa*. To these ed from time to time lectures and' instruction by men from the Frotft who are experienced . In thé latest methods.  Arms and equipment will be fur-' nished as far as possible by the po*-eminent. An allow«nce of for uniforms is already assured. A4; vanced students receive a commutation for rations of ♦12.00, which will cover a " î^ft - rvpence for board..  } ñ  'eù  ïsf tìi^- iák'Miiéé   

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