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Home Talent Show
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( t a u n t i n ' iC n ih u ' N o .
Opera House, Saturday,
Madaline Thornton, Playwright
R. V ictor A llyn . Business Manager
I For a limited time we will make a specialty of producing
plays for Lodges. Address. Box 323, Newberg, Oregon ]
Doors open at 7.00 p.m.
Show starts at 8.00 p. m.
Dance starts, 10.00p.m.
Show Tickets. 20c and 35c.
Dance Tickets. 50c
Tickets on sale at El lis ’ and H arri ngrt on’s and by K. P.
Routine of Rip Roaring Farce Comedies
Good for Laughs Only
Overture, - - - Falls City Orchestra
Wm. Grayum, - Blackface—‘some smoke’
Vic Allyn, - with the smile - —monologist
Mrs. Mae Nichols . . .
“ How to Find Out How You Stand”
In one Scene
Mr. J. Stock well.......................R. Victor Allyn
Mrs. J. Stock we! I............... Madaline Thornton
Jack Renton................................... Mr. Erickson
Mary White........................... Mrs. Edith Meyer
The Undertaker..............................Mr. March
Cakewalk—Specialty-The Misses Brown
In two scenes, second taking place a year later
Robert Burton ..............................Victor Allyn
Mrs. Robert Burton......... Madaline Thornton
Jimmy Bates...................................Mr. Johnston
Autos for H ire, to
Dallas and Salem
ph °in* B. L. E L L IS
Confectionery and IceCream Parlor.
Fresh Fruits, home made Candies;
Pipes, Cigars, Tobacco.
Repairing and Vulcanizing
If you have not yet registered an
a voter this v< nr, pieuse call on mo
at The Newa ottico during week days
and evenings. Registration closes
April 15 !•. K. Hubbard, Registrar
Everyb, •!" writes letters Many
letters g<> astray in the mails be
cause the postulllco people cannot
locate the receiver n>• r the sender.
Printed envelopes would help in
handling mail. We will print 250
note heads (oixt'j) and 250 envel
opes, ior lo 00, any winding you
Send The News to Your Friends
Extra copies of The News are
printed each week, and will be sent
to any address desired, postpaid,
for 2 cents per copy.
This offer is made with the hope
that our citizens will send these ex
tra copies to people who may be,
or who may become interested in
Citizens who wish to help The
News give the newsof the town can
render a good service by sending or
phoning anv information they may
have of local doings, especially of
matters that are not likely to come
under the personal observation of
Post Office Time Card
Office hours: Daily, except Sun
day, 8 a.m. to 0.30 p.m.
Mail arrives, from
Salem-Dallas, 9.35 a.m., 3:45 p.m.
Black Rock, 1 50 p.m.
Mail closes, for
Salom, 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.
Dallas, 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
Black Rock, 11.00 a.m.
Office hours: Sunday only, 9:30
to 10:30 a.m:
Mail arrives from Salem 9.35am.
Mail closes lor Salem 9:00 a.m.
Effective Dec. 1, 1913.
I ka C. M e h r u n g , Postmaster.
Falls City, Polk Co., Or.
Journal=Falls City News
Journal Keg. ' ear K*te. "1th The N w%
Daily, Sun. #7.50
Subscriptions taken any time.
Stop a t E llis ’
C o n f e c t i o n e ry
T H E Falls M City’s A Best D Hotel E N A
F. M. H ELL W A R TH
A Brand New
We do anything in the
Dealer in Farm Implements
Office in Toller Bldg.,
omc« am i ,,,
UoiHoneo 1 lu m e o lio
Practice In all the Slat, ourla.
Sulle II Bu.h Hrvymmi HM* , |>honr ÏKS
d . O. Talbott & Co.
H o ld i h e T r a in
supported by a bevy of Falls City’s popular
H A R R IN G T O N ’S
Miss Sears, in Song and Dance
R. L. CHAPMAN
Wo altead la all work promptly.
DalUa aaal Falk City. Or
S a m p la R o o m s
B a s t A c c o m m o d a tio n s
D roe ge , P ro p rie to r
Bohle’s Barber Shops
F a lla
Falls City Mercantile Co.B‘nk B,d,t
Whtrt yea eta gel t Shirr. Hair Cat. B«lk
Dry Goods, Groceries, and Shoes
Ladies’ and Gents’ Furnishings
R e m e m b e r th e Big
8 a !e o f M e n ’s a n d
B oys’ F u rn is h in g s
inCeartcrlldg. Look ,
for Bit »«4 Bonner. JUStln ft Utt
L u m b e r, F ru it, V e g e ta b le s an d B e rrie s
Schools, Churches, 8 o o io tl« s , C lu b s
B u ild in g C o n tro o to r.
R e p a irs
Falls City, Ore.
Contractors and Builders
See us before you build,
We may save you money.
O re g o n
C. W . M a tth e w s , P ro p rie to r
An ro n e «ending a sketch and description n a y
quickly ascertain ou r opinion frse w hether an
A handsom ely lllnstrated weekly.
m latlon of any scientific Journal. - Term
T s, $3 a
year : four m onths, $L Sold by all nei
The citv of Falls City owns the gravity water system, ft# first
cost was #80,000. Pure mountain water i# piped from paring* on
Judge Teal’s ranch, 3 mile# away, at an elevation ot about 300
feet above city level.
Oak and fir fire wood is plentiful and cheap.
E lle & E lle
S aul O uderkirk
T rade M ark «
D e s ig n s
C o p y r ig h t s A c .
lions strictly confident
p ate n ts.
sent free, (fldest agency
P atents taken through Munii i a Co. rsoelee
iptcial tuAU t, w ithout
W a te r en d W o o d
CONTRACTOR# AND BUILDERS
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Falls City in situated in the Mouth central part of Polk County.
Oregon, in section 21, township 8, 8., range 3,W.. Willamette mer
idian, 27 rail mileM aouthweatof Salem, and 73 rail milea south-
went of Portland, in the narrow* western end of the Little Lucki-
mi in to River valley, surrounded on the north, south, and west by
the foothill# of the Coast Range mountain#. Elevatiou, 883.38 ft
above sea level. TraiiHportalion—Salom, Fall# City ft Western
Railroad, which extends from Salem to Black Rock, a rail
distance of 30 miles, with 8. I*, main lilt* connection# at Dallas,
Gerlingcr, and Salem, and with the Oregon Klectrir at Salem
Fall# City is incorporated a- a city, contains shout 800 acre#,
valuation for taxation #252,000. The city administration is com
posed of mayor, seven councilinen, auditor and police judge, mar-
Hhal, treasurer, engineer, health officer. Salaries: Marshal and
water superintendent, #G0; auditor. #25; attorney, 925.
Electric-power planing and saw mill, log pond, dry kiln and
lumtrer yard in tho city, lumber flume, logging road* and logging
outfits, all owned and operated by the Falla City Lumber Co.
The surrounding bench and hill lands are as well adapted to
the production of fruits and Irerries as any other section of the
Pacific Northwest, and development on these linen is going on.
Vegetables and berries of many kinds grow to perfection ia
and adjoining Falls City, and many acres are planted to straw
berries nnd loganberries. Market conditions are improving stead
ily, as production is increased.
O V E N « 8 YE A R S ’
E X P E R IE N C E
T h * H o r n * o f G ooU M e r c h a n d i s e
land-claim «cstleri* cauie here many year« before that date. In
1900 the |H)pulation wan 209; in 1910, 900; 1914, aliout 1,250.
Remember the Dance— Hearty Welcome to all
C ity ,
H O M E -M A D E C A N D Y
Sextette—by entire c<;st______
r a l l o C ity . O r.
for I must have some of
Mr. Jones..........................- ...............Mr. Strayer
Mrs. Jones........................... Madaline Thornton
Mrs. Willoughby.................Mrs. Der.a Dennis
Algernon........ ’The Servant’......... Victor Allyn
Manufacturer# and Homeaeekers who want to know the fact* con
cerning Fall# City and its poiwihilitca for future development are
rtHjuestedlo read the information given in these two column*. Fur
further and more particular information, address The New#.
T h e L o c a tio n
F r u it a n d B e r r y O r c h a r d s
D E N T IS T
Dr. A.G. Atwood
and get a dish of the famous
W o o d -w o r k in g F a c to r ie s
S a la m . O regon
M T. HOOD ICE CREAM
C o -O p e r a tiv e C r e a m e r y
The Nam e
Tho city d e riv e s it# name fro m th e falls of th e LiUl# Luckia-
mute River, w h ic h M own th r o u g h th o c ity fro m th e We#t.
The first Male of town lot* occurred in 1889, though donation
D a lla s , O ragon
C o -O p e r a tiv e C a n n e ry
A tto rn ey a t Law
M O NUM ENTS
Mrs. Bates.......................................Mrs. Strayer
Susie Brown..................................... Mrs. March
Policeman........................................W. P. Lewis
M A R B L E A N D G R A N IT E
P h o n e 01
BLACK SM ITH
G . L. H A W K IN S
N. A. LUNDE
Ofttco over Thom D'oui’« drug store. Mu
tual pillino ¿vi Phong Night (’all idi
‘Where they get those steaks’
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P h y s ic ia n a n d S u r f « a n
Offers exceptionally lino opportunities for theuaUtbliahment
W . B. Officer, M . D.
‘ Lenda Hand*
FALLS C IT Y , OREGON
Notice to News Subscribers
A b lu a -p a n o ll erosa m a rk on th is
n a tio n m o an s t h a t y o u r s u b s c rip
tio n to T h o N o w s h a s a s p ire d a n d
n o a d s flx ln p . Do It n o w .
Falls City has a 12-grade school with a four-year high school
course, with principal, nssiBtaut, and eight grade teachers. Its
diplomas are accepted by t he higher schools in lieu of examina-
ations. The entife community is justly proud of the school.
The Religious organizations sre: Adventist, Catholic, Christian,
Free Methodist, Methodist Episcopal, German Lutheran.
The Fraternal societies: Ind. (>rder of Oddfellows, Rebekahs,
Masons, Knights of Pythias, Pythian Sisters, Modern Woodmen of
Amerira, Royal Neighbors of America, Woodmen of the World,
Women of Woodcraft.
Free reading room. Gem theatre, photoplay.
Hydro-electric light generated by the power of the falls; owned
by the Falls City Electric Co , W. B. Stevens president, II. C.
Brown vice-president aud manager, A. W. Stevens secretary and
Telephone system, with long-distance connections. C. J. Pugh
B u s in e s s E n te rp ris e s
Fulls C’ty is well provided with the usual business enterprises.
The News contains the announcements of the following business
and professional men of the city:
Bakery, D. Tollor,
Bank of Falls City, W. F. Nichols cashier.
Barber shops, Wm. Bohle.
Carpenters and Builders, Eile ft Elle, 3. Ouderkirk.
Clothier, Tailor and gents’ furnisher, Chas. Hartung.
Confectionery stores: B. L. Ellis, R. B. Harrington.
Drug store, M. L. Thompson.
Dentist, Dr. A. G. Atwood.
Department store, N. Selig,
Funeral director, R. L. Chapman.
Furniture, J. C. Talbott ft Co.
General stores. N. Selig, F. 0. Lumber Co., F. C. Merc. Co.
Hardware store. J. C. Tall ott ft Co.
Hotels: Falls City Hotel, Fritz Droege, owner &ud manager;
The Madena, Mrs. Mae Nichols, Mrs. Deonit, managers
Jewelry store. W. A. Persey.
Land company, Falls City Orchards Co.
Laundry, N. W. Crandell.
Newspaper, the Falls City News, C. W. Lee.
Photoplay tneatre, the Gem, C. J. Pugh.
Physicians, Dr. W. B. Officer; Dr F. M. Hellwarth.
Pressing amt cleaning parlor, I. A. Johnson.
Railroads, Salem, Falls City ft Western, Southern Pacific.
Real estate agent, F. K. Hubbard Realty Co,
Restaurant, The Madena; Wm. Finley, owner.
Saloons: Tne Oregon, C, W. Matthews; The Idaho, Chas. Mis.