T u * F a i m C it y N itr i, M a y 2. 19i4 1 Rowser! Wo often talk about aud pity her I think our |>astor should call on you and have a sertoua talk " Unassy, but Datarminad. A little Inter on M r Bowser met a male acquaint»nee who expressed great He fcnters a Church Contest For surprise at seeing him there and asked If he Intended to rent a family pew. a Walking Stick. “ I'm after that stick," wa* tha re ply POOH POOHS AT COMPETITION "Hut you—you can't expect to win it." "I'd like to know why not." The man looked at him with a pity A ir ily D '» r» g « rtl» »h» A d v ic» o f M r». Ing expression, but had no explanation Bovs»»r an d B » g in t H i t C a m p a ig n to make A doubt crept into Mr. Bow sera mind for the first time, aud he F c r V e ta a — It'» a G re a t A d v a rtia a - hunted up Mrs. Bowser to say. m a n t F o r th a F a a tiv a l. " I believe this crowd has put up n By M . Q U A D . lob to beat me." |C c ry ri» h *. l i l t , by Aaarctatad L lta ra ry “ I don't think so." she replied. “ But Praaa ] suppose we go home? It's crowded Y George, but there'» a chance I and uncomfortable, and I know you for some fun!” exclaimed are not enjoying yourself.” Mr Bowser as he looked up ‘‘When I go home that cane goes with me!" he announced as he set his Jaw. from the paper. “ I'm either the most popular man in ■ What is it?” asked Mrs. Bowser. "Your church is to hold a festival town or I'm not. and It's a good time Saturday evening, isn't it. and a gold to find out how 1 stand." headed cane is to be voted to the most A Oaad G am s S p o rt. popular man in town?'' When the voting for the cane began "But where is the fun?” Mr. Bowser stood alone. He saw that "In getting the stick. Say, now. but he was out o f it. nnd Mrs. Bowser w e ll be on hand, and if I don't get made another effort to get him home, that stick over all the other candidates but his mind was made up to die game you may call uie a goat! It’s a fifteen He bought a hundred o f Bowser tick dollar stick and just what I w an t ets at one swoop and deposited them You must have known about the festi in the box, and these put him up far val. as you go to that church very ahead o f any other candidate. His often.” period o f exultation was brief, how “ But you see"— began Mra. Bowser, ever It was the crowd against Bow and then checked herself. ser, but he was a fighter. He had $00 "W hat do I see? The stick goes to in his wallet, and not till the last cent the most popular man in town. Con was gone did he abandon the struggle. ceited old Brown will think he% sure When ?he ballots were counted up he o f i t and Jackson w ill grin and tum found he had lost by over 200 votes. ble over himself, but they won't be in “ I'm ao sorry!” whispered Mrs. Bow it with ute. it will be Just ilke rolling ser as she followed him out o f the off a log to win.” church. "1—1 hadn't thought o f going,” stam He made no reply. mered Mrs. Bowser. “ It was awful that you paid out $00 “ Well, you can make up your mind and didn't get the cane after all!" to go ludeed. I should think you'd be She beard him gritting his teeth, but he answered never a word. “ You are probably the most popular man In town, but they combined against you.” Mr. Bowser Sees It All. Still not a word. Side by side they walked home and entered the house. Mr. Bowser turned up the hall gas, bung up his hat, and as Mrs. Bowser sank down Into a chair be shouted: "Woman, this is the end!” "W -what do you mean?’ she asked. “ You worked your little game and got me downed. No excuses or ex planations will go!" “ But what did I d o ?’ “ My lawyer will be here about 10 o’clock In the morning. You can doubt less have yours meet him at that hour. It won't take long to arrange mat ters.” "But I - I " - "Tb at is all, Mrs. Bowser—all ex cept the divorce and alimony. As I have some papers to prepare for the business tomorrow I will bid you good night—good night!” "OFR PASTOR SHOULD CALL OJf TOC." "But can't” — "Good night Mrs Bowser!” he r * proud to barve me bear off the prize. peated as he bowed and waved his W on't It please yeai to discover that hand and retired to the library. "Good I'm the most popular m an in town?” Y e-s. of course, but suppose it night!” fhouldu't turn out that way?” POPULAR BOWSER B KKA I. E S T A T E F O R SA EE I Lois 1,2,3, 4, 13, I t , »»lock E • Tw o tine building lot* in Mock G. Hast View aiM. i For rent, house, barn, 1» lute; $i’<. Kllis t-trcct. Property for sale. I For Sale. 2 good lot*, on street in block K, cultivated. M e re ly M r» . B o w a er’s H u s b an d . When the fateful evening finally ar- rb ed the Bowsers were on hand at an early hour. It didn't take Mr. Bowser over ten minutes to discover that things were not exactly as he had ex plained In the first place, It was 10 routs a vote, and In the next he was a stranger to most of the ebureb peo ple. and none of them seemed to have marked him down as a candidate. He soon came upon a stern, severe look ing unman, who made Inquiry o f him: “ I understand that you are Mrs. Bowser's husband, and how does It m m e that we never see you here o f a Sunday with her?” I la m not much o f a churchgoer,” lie stammered In explanation "That is, you don't feel it a duty to spt a good example to others?” "I hope I am not a bad man.” "Did It ever occur to you that you had a soul?" "O f course.” “ I sm afraid it hoic't. Poor Mrs SALADS YOU W IL L i Lots 13. 11. 15, It;. »>lock O, at a bargain i $100 cash. bal. on terms at 8 „ . Two lots, 0-r. bouse; fruit, l»er- ries, city water,electric light; cl >se in, bargain. a ’ For sale, One acre, adjoining city limits, with 5-rooui house. A bar gain at $425, terms. Mouse to rent. * For sale— 10 acres, partially im proved. house, timber; spring and livin g stream; near western city limits; price, $1300, cash. 9 For sale, one acre, cultivated, fruit, berries; ti-r. house insured for $ 1400; elec, light, city water, cesspool; puce $1050; all cash, or $700 cash, terms on balance, to For «ale, 7 lots (a ll of block A ) in Montgomery’ * addition to Falls City ; good garden ground, fenced ; city water; price $1100 if bought within the next 30 days. II For sale, tine home in citv, with 25 acres, 10 cultivated. i.’ For sale, lots 7, 8, 14, 23 block K. and lots 11 and 12 block E. W ill trade for I’ ortlaud property, ll For sale, lot 2 block M, M. ad. 19 For sale, 80 a. 1 j mi. north of city 20 a. improved; 25 a. good timber; pleuty of pasture and wat*r. D To rc-nt, 12-r. house, l* Two acres, cultivated, fruit, ber ries; 0-r. house, sheds; water, elec tric light; will divide. i* Five acres, in city. i ’ Six lots, no improvements; cheap 2° Ixrt 5 and 20 ft. of lot 4 blk I), 70' feet front, on North Main street, is for sale at a bargain; lest building lot in town. Soe F. K. Hubbard, Notice to Electric Light Users A ll peraoiia owing the Falls City Electric Light Co. for service prior to April 1, 1914, will please pay the amount to C. W . Lee at The News office. W. E. N ewsom Cheese and Jelly Salad.—Wash and drain some crisp white lettuce and lay it in a very cold dish. Prepare some small balls o f cream cheese mixed with a little cream and salt and make a Itttle depression like a miniature well on top o f each one. In this drop any rich red Jelly. Put French dress ing on the lettuce in generous quantl ties and on top arrange the little cream balls. Egg Salad.—Cut hard boiled eggs in quarters and serve on crisp lettuce, with a boiled dressing. For the dress ing mix In the following order: A ta blespoonful o f sugar, a tablespoonful o f salad oil, a teaapoonful of dry mus tard, the same o f cornstarch. Add salt and pepper. Stir until smooth. Add three-quarters o f a cup o f salad oil, one-third o f a cupful o f tarragon vine gar, three tablespoonfuls o f common vinegar and the beaten yolks o f three eggs Boil until thick, stirring all the time. P h y s ic ia n a n a S u r g a a n Olili'« u v e i ritolti Ita o ir. il i tig »lora. Mu tu a i |»houe :vi rh o itv N ig h ! f a l l 441 I’ ll YHlt IA N F. M. H E L L W A R T fì PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Co-O perative Cannery Co-O perative Creamery W ood-working Factories Fruit and Berry Orchards Offic# in Toller Bldg . nan» »ii,i ........ , KtnliUiu1« * llOtlt* Jtm rail, cuy, tin goti Manufacturer* and HoineseeVers who want to know the facta con cerning Falls City and it* iHMwibilites for future development arc requested to read tho information given in theae two column*. For further and more particular information, address The News. ATTO R N EY JA S. G. H C L T Z C L , A tto rn e y a t L a w The Practica In a ll the Stats courts Suite It Husk Brejruian BUI, . phuti» 296 Salarti. O r t g o n DENTIST Dr. A.G. Atwood P h o n a 19 31 Nam e Tho city derives its namt from tho falls of the Little Luckia- mute River, which flows through th* city from the VVeet. Tho first sale of town lota occurred in 1889, though donation land-claim settlers cim e here many years before that data. In 1900 the population was 2(19; in 1910, 939; 1914, al»out 1,260. D E N T IS T T h e L o catio n F a l l a C it y , O r . FUNERAL DIRECTOR R. L. C H A P M A N Fun era l Dlrectot w . attaod la all « a r t promptly. Dallas sad Falla City. Or Falls City is situated in the south central part o f Polk County, Oregon, in section 21, township 8, S., range 0.W.. Willamette mer idian, 27 rail miles southwest of Salem, ami 73 rail miles south west of Portland, in the narrow western slid of the L ittle Lucki- amute ltiver valley, surrounded on the north, south, and waat by the foothills of the Coast Range mountains. Elevation, 888.38 ft above sea levsl. Transportation— Salem, Fall* City A Western Railroad, which extends from Salem to Black Rock, a rail distance of .30 miles, with F. I*, main line connections at Dallas, Gerlinger, ami Salem, and with the Oregon Electric at 8al«m jfallô Git\>1 f:)otd Falls City is incorporated as a city, contains about 800 acres, valuation for taxation $252,000. The city administration ia com posed of mayor, seven council men, auditor and police judge, mar shal, treasurer, engineer, health officer. Salaries: Marshal and water superintendent, $t>0; auditor. $25; attorney, $26. S a m p la R o a n a B a s t A c c o m m o d a tio n s W a te r an d W o o d » U 0lnc00 (Tart© HOTEL F. Oroago. P ro p rie to r Il A K HER SHOPS Bohle’s Barber Shops The citv of Falls City owns the gravity water system, its first cost was $80,000. I’ure mountain water is piped from soring« on Judge Teal’s ranch, 8 mi lea away, at an elevation ol about 300 feet above city level. Oak and fir tire wood is plentiful and cheap. F a lla C i t y , O r a g o n Vkert you ran (ti a Shavr. lair Cut. lath •r 'Shine' R U lL D I N t i C O N T R A C T O R S a u l O u d e rk irk B u ild in g C o n t r a c t o r . R e p a ir s M oda. L u m b e r, F ru it, V e g e ta b le s an d B e rrio s Electric-power planing and saw m ill, log pond, dry kiln and lumber yard in the city, lumber flume, logging roads and logging outfits, all owned and operated by the Falls City Lumber Co. The surrounding bunch and hill lands are as well adapted to the production of fruits and berries as any other section of the Pacific Northwest, and development on these lines is going on. CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS Vegetable» and berries of many kinds grow to perfection In atnl adjoining Falls City, and many acres are planted to straw- »»erries and loganberries. Market conditions are improving stead ily, as production is increased. Phone 194 Falla City, Ore. Bile & Elle S c h o o ls , C h u rc h e s , S o c ie tie s , C lu b * Contractors and Builders Confectionery See us before you build. We may save you money. Phone 1411 Falls City has a 12 grade school with a four-year high school course, with principal, assistant, and eight grade teacher«. I d diplomas are accepted by the higher achools in lieu of examina- atmns. The entire community is justly proud of the school, MONUMENTS G . L. H A W K I N S M ARBLE AN D G R A N IT E M ONUM ENTS D a lla s , O ra g o n 1 he Religious organizations are: Adventist, Catholic, Christian, Free Methodist, Methodist Episcopal, German Lutheran. The Fraternal societies: Ind. Order of Oddfellows, Kebekahs, Masons, Knights of Pythias, Py lliian Sinters, Modern Woodmen of America, Royal Neighbors o f America, Woodmen of the W orld, Women of Woodcraft. Free reading room. P e o n i Ol and get a dish of the famous M T . H O O D IC E C R E A M H arrington’s FOR Independence Ice Cream Zhc © re g o n C . W . M a t t h e w s , P r o p r lo to r Salem Laundry Agency Bundles sent Tuesday evenings. H A R R IN G T O N ’S OVER «8 YEARS' X P E R IE N C E P atents trsoc «a sa s» D is io n s C o p yr ig h ts A c . A nyon e M tid ln f a sketch and deerrlptlon mey quickly •■rertaln our opinion fr e e w hether »n Invention I« le probebly probably pnten ------- * " i~ fom munir*. t lone et ri et 1 y con II Penile!. d en t “ on Patent* H/_______________ •ent free. Oldeet ency for eecnrtnv patente, a rough Mann à Co. receive fprrtai not let, without charge. In the Scientific American. A hendeomrly lllnetreted wrekly. ! » «If- dilation o f any «nentlflc tournai. T erme, M H P V * re*r; four mon» be, |L Sold by *11 newedeelere. wwwt3..B,a«M.Y.NewVorl( Ofllce. 416 ¥ SU Weehlngf on, D. C. t Gem theatre, photoplay. Hydro electric light generated by the power of the falls; owned by the Falls City Electric Co , W. It. Stevens president, H . C. Brown vice-president and manager, A. W. Stevens secretary and treasurer. A P o p u la r S alad . Cooked Vegetable Salad—Take a large pickled beet, cut It into alloes and then into strips. Cut three cooked potatoes In a similar manner. Arrange these In layers In a salad bowl con taining three tablespoonfuls o f best salad oil and one large tablespoonful o f vinegar mtxed with a hard boiled egg yolk, a little mustard, salt and pep per. Wash and trim half a small bunch of white celery and cut It Into fine shreds. Mix these with the other vegetables and place three to four filleted anchovies on top, cut Into small strips Garnish the salad with a few sprigs o f watercress and serve. OK S top a t E llis ’ S N u tr itio u s Foods. W . B . O ffic e r, M . D . F. K. Hubbard Realty Company In T h a N a w s o f f i c a , F a l l a C ily FALLS C IT Y , OREGON Offers exceptionally line opportunities for the establishment I 7 Three acres, adjoining city, L IK E . A LA D S that appeal to the eye and palate are always popular. The appended recipes are for salads that unite these qualities, yet are also quite novel. For luncheon or supper these salads are delicious. Cottage Cheese Salad.—Mix some cot tage cheese with a tablespoonful of finely cut or grated onion, salt and pepper to taste and a tablespoonful of chopped parsley Mix w e lt Line the bowl with lettuce, put the cheese in center and garnish with stuffed olives cut into rings and finely cut parsley Pour over one-half cupful French dressing PHYSICIAN Pine' H is by RisJbt. But it's got to turn cut that w a y - got to do it. Haven't 1 been asked to run for aldeiman? H aven't I eon- tiib'ited to the free ice and sick baby funds? Don't we give to every chari- *■ and don't all the children on the sti“ et run after me? W hy. I gave $25 in isli to help build that very edifice. I f there's a more popelar man in town th in t era I'd like to know him.” l'lseu. if you shouldn’t get the cane, then you'd—you'd '— Then I'd what? It looks to me as If you didn't want me to get it. Per- b»ps you bad intended to vote for some other candidate? Well, you go »head and vote for whom you please, but I'll walk home with that cane Just the same W e go to the festival Sat urday evening.” That settled it, and Mrs. Bowser had no more objections to offer. Mr. Bow ser took hold of the matter in his en thusiastic way. He let it be known that be was in the bands o f his friends and that his friends were expected to vote early and often and pull him through For four days and evenings he went about talking o f the matter, •with the result that "popular candi dates" appeared in all directions. Mra. Bowser bad fears and doubts, but whenever she threw out a hint Mr. Bowser drew himself up and replied: "I'll win, and don't you worry about it It looks ns if there might be a dozen candidates, but I ’ll smash ’em to squash as soon as the voting be gins I've had no less than seven men ask me if I would run for mayor next year, and I believe I ’ll take a nomination.” p ro f eoe to nal C arte Notice to News Subscribers A b lu e -p e n c il oroao m a rk on th lo n o tle o m e a n t t h a t y o u r o u b s e rlp - tlo n to T h o N o w s has a s p lro d an d n » « * » fix in g D o It no w Telephone system, with long-distance connections. C. J. Pugh local manager. B u sin ess E n te rp ris e s Falls C 'ty is well provided with the usual business enterprises. Tho News contains the announcements of the following business and professional men of the c it y : Bakery, D. Toller, Bank of Falls City, W. F. Nichols cashier. Barber shops, Wm. Bohle. Carpenters and Builders, Elio dr Elle, S. Ouderkirk. Clothier, T a ;lor and gents' furnisher, Chas. Harlung. Confectionery stores: B. L. Ellis, R. B. Harrington. Drug store, M. L. Thompson. Dentist, Dr. A. G. Atwood. Department Htore, N. Helig, Funeral director, R. L. Chapman. Furniture, J. C. Talbott Si Co. General stores. N. Selig, F. C. Lumber Co., F. C. Merc. Co. Hardware score. J. C. Tall ott A Co. Hotels; Falls City Hotel, Fritz Droege, owner and manager; The Mudena, Mrs. Mae Nichols, Mrs. Dennis, managers Jewelry store. W. A. Persey. ^ Lend company. Falls City Orchards Co. Laundry, K. W. Crandall. 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 ami cleaning parlor, I, A. Johnson. Railroads, Balem, Falls City & 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. Mia.