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of their friends decided to felicitate
| with him and Mrs. Bell on Thanks
giving Day. Congratulatory mes
sages came from various parts of
the state and many from Corvallis
and Benton county called at the
home bringing pumpkins, squashes,
cabbages, tomatoes, potatoes, tur
nips, turkeys and many other valua
ble presents untong which were n
golden loving cup presented by the
children, a silver nut bowl by Ells
worth Host and Relief Corps, a sack
i of silver and gold from various
friends and a beautiful wedding
cake ingeniously illuminated with
The grand march and -wedding
ceremony was an occasion of “High
jinks” and if Doctor and Mrs. Bell
ever felt aged it was not on this
Thanksgiving Day. Mrs. Mayree
Snyder Curl, whose gift of voice is
a valuable accession to the musical
talent of Corvallis, sang, “When
You and I Were Young Maggie,”
“Silver Threads Among the Gold,”
0, what joy! Mother, wife or
Father will not mind carv For Holiday giving nothing can
and “When I Was Twenty One and
sister will feel an added pleas ing the Christmas turkey if please more or is more lasting
You Were Sweet Sixteen.” IleV. I).
ure in preparing the Christmas
lie is presented witli one of than silverware. An otherwise
V. Poling rondered on the piano a
dinner if she can bring one of our excellent carving sets. perfectly appointed table will
medley from Mendlessohn, Wagner
Make the day pleasant for be spoiled if the silver service
our beautiful casseroles to the
and Hayden’s “Hot Time in the Old
him and make carving a de is not complete. We have a va
table filled with some tempting
Town Tonight.” Everybody joined
light to him for many years riety of "Community” and plate
viand. We have just what you
in the wedding marcii—the Doctor
want in size and style. A prac to come by purchasing one ware attractively boxed. Re
attired in the garb of a Scout, and
of these sets.
member gifts are not complete
she donning a bridal veil improvis
unless properly boxed.
ed from a kitchen window curtain
which Mrs. A. J. Johnson hud loaned
The gift ideal for the house Just the time to buy a roast
for tile occasion. Billy Bogue was
er. We have a most com Shaving day will be the hap
wife—because it makes baking
to have been the rigid, hand man,
■ V such a pleasure. She will hard plete line. Some self hasting,
piest day of all if you buy one
but he hud to remain outdoors to
ly know which to admire more, fitted with top pan to col of our Keen Kutter safety ra
keep his Ford from coughing while
its unusual efficiency or its at lect moisture, also steam zors. No better. You know
the wedding ceremony went on. So
tractiveness and tempting qual vents to permit even brown how you feel when you are
the right bower was left out of the
ity it adds to food so baked and ing. Thoroly satisfactory, forced to sit and wait for the
game. Mrs. Bell, however, played a
other fellow to do the job for
served. Pyrex will not crack, all sizes, medium priced.
good hand thruout. But the ques-
you. Eliminate that worry. Buy
chip or craze when used in the
tionaire propounded by Rev. E. J.
one for Christmas.
hottest oven, holds heat and
Snyder was so searching that Doc
saves fuel. All wanted pieces
tor Bell put on the soft pedal from
Will brighten the home for
here in Pyrex!
the start. He got his wrong foot
Christmas. Especially those
a time or two, and it look
not electrically equipped “Boys will be boys” and they
ed us if the golden wedding would
GUNS. WAGONS. ETC. should not fail to purchase all want knives. Men, too, are
have to he called off because of his
Ho, Boys! Here are your coast our lamps before the holi just “grown up boys" and want
embarrassment when the “morning
er wagons, roller skates, guns, days. They will add to the knives and need them too.
fire” question caipe up. But t6 re
appearance of your home Cheery gifts make a merry
etc. Santa Claus says this will
lease the tension Ilev. Snyder said,
be the best and merriest Christ out of all proportion to the Christmas. All our knives were
a “John and Maggie Bell, you are hus
mas you ever had. A flashlight cost. Don’t fail to buy an made in America with Santa’s
1 band and wife.”Then the usual os
rrlakes an excellent gift.
a culations took place—the partici
■ pants having disinfected their lips
in a sack of onions which Doctor
Johnson brought for that purpose.
The tears shed were therefore many.
Here the ceremonial took a turn for
the better, Rev. Poling reminding
the bride and groom of their promi
nence in various spheres of useful
ness and wishing them health and
prosperity until their diamond Wed
ding. Rev. P. A. Moses offered a
prayer of thanksgiving, which with
his full years, was a suitable bene
diction to the occasion.
All of the Bell children now living
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Mrs. Lee C. Bell of Corvallis; Mr.
Mrs. Lloyd Beil of Salem; Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Irvine and
A special meeting of the Eastern
and Mrs. Oscar B. Ilendengren of
Portland; Dr. and Mrs. Solan Shcdd
evening. Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe were
of Washington State College; Mr.
Mrs. A1 Spratley and sister, Mrs. a social hour was enjoyed. Next and Mrs. J. R. Rodgers of Portland
left last Saturday for Los week the Grand Worthy Matron will and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Richardson
of Independence. As the Golden
pay the chapter a visit.
Wedding Day closed, this double
Mrs. V. A. Heath returned last G o l d e n J u b i l e e a H a p p y O c c a s i o n sextette joined by the older Bells
JASON A. ARRELL
chimed in the chorus, “ Don’t You
from a two month's stay
Died In the Service
Hoar Dem Bells” and Thanksgiving
(By J. B. Horner.)
JOHN 0. NASH
was sweetly ushered in with family
Doctor J. R. N. Bell has performed
S e v e r e ly W o u n d e d
reminiscences, old Virginia odes,
/Mrs. Clara Taylor,is.in Portland more marriage ceremonies titan any
HARRY H. STALNAKEE
“De Ringing of Dem Bells.”
this week visiting her daughter, Mrs. body. He is a past master at the busi
ARMIN D. YOUNG
F. G. Burdick.
ness. Two young people stand side
CYRIL R. RICHARDSON
by side, possibly for the first time in
P r is o n e r o f W a r
LIEUT. RALF A. FLOYD
Mr. and Mrs. Knighton were Al
to Portland to resume his work at word, collects his fees, and they are
one. They may look foolish; but bany visitors last week.
they are married, and they are hap
Mr. Lucas sold a load of fat hogs
Miss Edna Mills has resigned her py. They qiing to each other as two
CITY AND COUNTRY
position as Home Demonstration magnets. Can’t break away. Would to a Albuny butcher last week.
n’t if they could. Couldn’t if they
K. C. Eldridge went to Medford Agent for Polk county.
Hale left Friday to spend the
Ernest Stansberry of Portland was Those whom he has married say he winter with her daughter in Idaho.
G. G. Hewitt last week sold a Jer the guest of his aunt, Mrs. M. E. is a wizard when it comes to tying
Mrs. Alice Houser of Rofceburg was
Stansberry, one day last week.
two people in a matrimonial pack
sey cow for $400.
her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Who has a modern home to rent can't “bust" the Doctor's matrimon Knighton.
Dr. H. C. Dunsmoro was a week
to a couple who will take the best of ial packages with a divorce suit.
end visitor in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Kd Llchty spent Sun
care of everything. No children. The Doctor knows his business. He
with Mr. and Mrs. Russell at Mc
Arnold Finch was here from Port
ried. He and Miss Maggie Kirk Minnville.
land last week visiting friends.
Monmouth Herald: Mrs. A. H. were tied up in a matrimonial pack
Miss Blandie Mnrman was a week
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hubbard and Craven is entertaining her mother, age down in "Old Virginia" some
end visitor with her cousin, Addie
baby visited the J. E. Hubbards last Mrs. Hesse, and a sister from Ban- fifty years ago.
don this week.
For this reason a large number Gobat, at Albany.
GIFTS OF MERIT j
For you and yours
Santa Claus’ Delight
j Craven & Huff I
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Mrs. E. B. Gobat and daughter, day, returning home Sunday.
Addie, of Albany, spent Thanksgiv
Mr. and MrS. Ralph Porterfield
ing at Ed Harman’s.
and family spent. Thanksgiving with
Dr. Butler of independence was the former's parents, Mr. nVid Mrs.
called Wednesday to see Mrs. M. V. M. M. Porterfield.
Prather who was quite ill.
Major and Mrs. Rose, Mr. and Mrs.
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Born, Nov. 29, to Mr. and Mrs. De 'Walter Plant and son and daughter
vine, a hoy. They are receiving the* and Mr. and Mrs. F. L! ChAWn and
congratulations from their many son Ernest attended the Thanksgiv
ing dinner at Buena Vista given by
the Ladies Club. Everybody present
On Thanksgiving, Mr. Arthur Hale reported having a good time.
was united in marriage to Miss Pat
terson. Their many friends wisti
them a long and happy life.
Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Anderson and
R. Peterson spent Sunday with the
former’s uncle, N. Anderson, and
the latter’s brother at McMinnville.
The Ladies Rural Club gave their
annual Thanksgiving dinner at the
I. O. O. F. hall. The failles were
spread witli all kinds of eatables
and was enjoyed by ail. There were
about 75 present. After dinner there
was a short program and games un
til evening. All depnrtcd for their
homes having spent a most pleasant
W IG RIC H
Mrs. Ralph Porterfield is confined
to her lied witu sickness, but is some
For Sale—one black riding horse,
two pigs and a calf. Enquire of F.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Moore and
family and Miss Wilk spent Thanks
giving at Buena Vista.
CASH on TRADE
Ernest Chown is visiting relatives
and friendss in Portland and nlso
visiting his uncle at Sandy.
Mrs. Charlotte Rose combined bus
iness with pleasure in Salem Satur
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