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F a i tu C it y N kwk , J a n i a k y 17 i ?» i I
World Noted Sculptors Produce F A L L S C I T Y , O R E G O N
' Offers exceptionally tine opportunities for the establishment
Marvels In the Plastic Art
C o -O p e ra tiv e C annery
C o -O p e ra tiv e C ream ery
W o o d w o rk in g Factories
F ru it and B erry O rchards
Manufacturers Hint Huiih.-a'vkcrs who want to know the facts con
cerning Falls City and its possibilitca for future development are
requester! to read the information given m these two columns. For
further and more particular information, address The News.
The city derives it- uanit from the (alls ol the Little Luckiu-
uiule Kiver. which (low? through tie- city from the West.
• The tiist sale of town lots occurred in I >89, though donation
land-claim ¡.fillers c i w here many yeaic before that date. In
1VK<U the population was 5iflU; in lit 10, 961); 19111, about 1,200.
T h e L o c a tio n
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Falls City is situated ueur the geographical center of Folk Co.,
Oregon, in tow nship 8 south, range b west of the \V illamette mer
idian, 27 rail miles southwest of Salem, ami 711 rail miles south
west id Portland, in the narrow western end of the Little Lucki-
ainote Kiver \alley, surrounded on the north, south, and west by
the foothills ol the Coast Range mountains. Elevation, 1186 38 ft
abo ve sea Ievil
Transportation— Salem, Falls City <V Western
Railroad, which extends from Salem to ltlack Rock, n rail
distance of 30 miles A new bridge across the Willamette River
coaiph led Mar. 15,1913, gives this city direct connection with the
S. 1’ . main line and O. E. roads at Salem, north and south.
Falls C it y i- incorporated as a city, contains altout 300 acres,
valuation of property $800,000. 'I he city administration is com
posed of mayor, seven counct men, auditor and police judge, mar
shal, li< a-i,rer, < ngineer, health officer.
Salariis; Marshal and
water superintendent, $60; auditor, $25.
by tin- P a n am a-Faillie International Exposition Co
W a te r
A MARVELOUS SETTING FOR SCULPTURE AT THE PAN
AMA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION. 1915.
The city ol Falls City owns the gravity w ater system. Its first
cost was $2o,00<> Pure mountain water is piped from springs on
Judge Teal’s rai ch, 8 miles away, at an elevation of about 300
feet above city level.
Oak and lit firewood is plentiful and cheap.
H E dominating architectural feature of the exposition, the superb
j le i of Jew?:- which will command the south entrance of the
t - urt ef Sun mui Stm - at the Panama Pacific International Ex-
r ¿Hintr in San Krahilsio In 1915
This tower, 430 feet in
hoUS*. wi:! have a ba-e one acre in extent. The tower will rise upward
si in* way it ia-t to a aroup of flaures supporting a globe.
• rid The lepeateit Usurps of armored horsemen and of
:s of the oi ean will be used on the tower, wbi h, with Its statu
ary. mural paintlnas and mosaics, will be indescribably beautiful.
S ir-«:* t'srrere & H s«tina- si liite, ts in chief of the Pan American Ex-
pcsiti'-n t Buffalo in 1901. are the architects
L u m b e r and Fruit
Electric p 'Wer planing and saw mill, log psiid, dry kiln and
luuib* r yard in the city, lumber Hume, I >gging roads and logging
outfits, all owned and op* rated by the Falls City Lumber Co.
I lie surrounding bench and hill lauds are as well adapted to
the production uf fruits and lierrics as any other section of the
Pacific Northwest, and development oil these lines is going on.
Potato growing is also becoming quite an extensive industry.
S c h o o ls , C h u r c h e s , S o c ie tie s , C lu b s
The Falls City school has a 12 grade school with a full 4-year
high school course, with principal, assistant piincipal and seven
1 l.e Religious organizations are: Adventist,Catholic, Christian,
Fiee Methodist, Methodist Episcopal, Geimau Lutheran.
The Fraternal societies: Ind. i 'rtler of Oddfellows, Rebekahs,
Masons, Knights of Pyt hi a ; , Pythian Sisters, Modern Woodmen of
Amen a, Royal Neighbors <>t Aimrica, Woodmen of the World,
Women of Woodcraft.
Free reading room, Gun theatre, photoplay.
Hydro-electric light generated by the power of the falls; owned
by W. E Newsom; II C. Brown, manager. Telephone system,
with l.-d. connections. C. J. Pugh, local malinger.
Greater Falls City Commercial Club, G. C. Mahr President.
Falls C'ty is well provided with the usual business enterprises.
The News contains the announcements of the following business
and profesioiiai men of the city :
Bakery, I). Toller,
Bank of Falls City, W. F. Nichols cashier.
Barber shops, Win. Bohle.
Carpenter and Builder, S. Uudtrkirk.
Clothier, Tailor and gents’ furnisher, Chas. Harlung.
Drug store, M. L. Thompson.
Dentist, Dr. A. G. Atwood.
Department store, N. Helig.
Funeral director, R. L. Chapman.
Furniture, J. C. Talbott fit Co.
General stores, N. Selig, F. C. Lumber Co., F. C. Merc. Co.
Hardware store, J. C. Talbott & Co,
Hotel: Falls City Hotel, American plan, J. B. Tawney.
Jewelry store, W. A. Fersey.
Land company, Falls City Orchards Co.
Lawyer: J. H. Flower.
Laundry, N. W , Crandell.
Newspaper, the Falls City News, C. W. Lee.
Painting, paper hanging and decorating, Dunckel & Johnson,
Photoplay theatre, the Gem, C. J. Pugh.
Physicians, Dr. W. B. Officer; Dr F. M. Hellwarth.
Pressing and cleaning parlor, L A . Johnson.
Railroads, Salem, Falls City & Western, Southern Pacific.
Real estate agent, C. W. Lee.
Saloons: The Oregon, C. W. Matthews; The Idaho, Chas. Mix.
C oprr ght, K-13. by the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Co.
SUPERB STATUARY FOR PANAMA-PACIFIC INTERNA
TIONAL EXPOSITION. SAN FRANCISCO. 1915.
iilustratton above shows some of the colossal works of sculp-
I - . . 0 io I e set in the vast courts of the Panama Pacific Interna-
!: a I I- .position at Ban Francisco In 1915. At the left are As
of a Tibetan l.ama and an Arab Bheik which will be In the
(rrooti ' > ‘tlons of the East," over the Arch of the (Using Sun In the
' ibe i.jn and Stars, next Is Sunshine." and at the right is “Italn."
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. Ftirlo Pb i i i 1 1111 and A Stirling Caldcr are the sculptors.
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