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FALLS eiTY NEWS
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make Falls City greater
KALLS CITY. OREGON. SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1914
Elizabeth W agner, Sybil
Roy and Floyd Hillegas Waive a Preliminary
Hearing Before Justice Strayer and are
Bound Over to Circuit Court
and City Marshal Lewis armed
with a search warrant went to
the farm of Mr. Allen on the old
Groom’s place and searched the
personal effects of Roy and Floyd
Hillegas. The search warrant
was issued Monday evening at
the instance o f Cricket Bivens
and B. W . Stevens. The house
o f Mr. Bivens has been broken
into several times during the past
month and articles of more or
less value taken. About three
weeks ago while Mr. Stevens was
in Portland, his house was enter
ed and a few articles including an
automatic 22-rifle was
Mr. Bivens had cause to suspic
ion the Hillegas brothers and he
came to Falls City and induced
Mr. Stevens to go in with him
and get out a search warrant.
Many of the articles taken from
Mr. Bivens house were recovered,
also some logger shoes that were
identified as the property of the
Falls City Lumber Company’s
On the night of March 26th the
store o f the Falls City Mercantile
Company was entered and shoes
and various articles of clothing
taken. On April 4th the Falls
City Lumber Company’s store
was broken into and several pairs
of loggers shoes and other ar
ticles taken. There appeared to
be no clue to the identity of the
burglars and the matter was drop
ped. Roy Hillegas was cutting wood
for Mr. Allen and Floyd was work
ing for Mr. Bivens. Both men have
Wheat Crop Promises To
Be Largest In History of U.S.
W ilson, sent record is 46 seconds and Braut
Samuel Halsey, Margaret Sam will get a purse o f $200 if he punc
mons, Ralph Cook.
Another speed demon, which was
Oakhurst— Maurice Selig, Alma to have taken part in the Portland
Decoration Day races but did not ar-
Strayer, Arthur Baldwin.
rive in time, will be an exhibition.
This is a special 8-valve Indian, en
tered by Ballou and Wright. It will
be used only exhibition race», being
On Sunday June 7th at the barred from regular races.
Methodist Parsonage. Miss Susie
Representatives of the Indian,
Sullivan was united in marriage Harley, Excelsior, Jefferson. Flying
Merkle and Pope houses will be on
to Mr. Charley Trueax both of deck, and with this formidable ar
WASHINGTON. June 8. - T h e
Bridgeport. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. ray o f mile consumers a splendid
crop o f wheat ever
families. They were given a hearing
known in the United States was
ing Wednesday afternoon before ent to witness the ceremony. |
Justice Strayer, but waived exam Mr. and Mrs. Trueax are well P A Y W H E N T H E Y G E T JO B S . forecast today in the monthly re
ination and were bound over to the known in Falls City and many A London Rootaurant That Walcomaa port of the department of agri
W A SH IN G TO N . June 8 .— Sec
Circuit Court that convenes at Dallas friends wish them a happy mar
and Faoda Idla Actors.
culture when the bureau o f sta retary Bryan’s lecture tours crop
in August. Their bond was fixed at ried life. They will make their
One of the most remarkable res tistics estimated an output of ped up in the House again today
$1,000 each and in default they were
home on a farm near Bridgeport. taurants in London— that city of 900,000,000 bushels of winter and when Representative Britten, of
committed to the county jail.
surprises— is described by a writer
Illinois, Republican, introduced a
spring w heat combined.
in the London News. It is in one
bill to make it a penal offenae for
of the narrow streets leading from
U W AND ORDER ARE AIMS
Covent Garden to St. Martin’s lane. vious records were broken total any Cabinet officer, head or clerk
It is a small and obscure place, ed only 763,380,000 bushels. The o f a Government department o$
C sla ra S a C ltls s n a O rg a n is e lea gu e
SALEM, Ore., June 12.— Crack!
ta M e a t le a a l S ltu u tlen .
riders from all over the country en but when it is noticed of inviting crop in 1912 was 730,267,000 bu lecture for pay, other than for
appearance. The windows are cur
D EN V E R , June 7 .— Delegates tered in the Cherry Fair Motor-Cy tained and only a brief notice an shels; 1911, 621,338,000 bushels; actual hotel and traveling ex
from 28 counties met here Satur cle contest promise to make the meet nounces that food is to be obtained 1909, 683,366,000 bushels; 1908, penses, and to prohibit Senators
664.602.000 bushel#; 1907, 634, or Representatives from lectur
day and effected the organization the finest thing o f its kind ever pull-1 within.
ed off outside the big centers.
ing for pay while Congress is in
bushels; 19106, 735,260,-
“ Theater land,” says the w rit« 087.000
of the Colorado Law and Order
On account o f the speed boys al o f the article, “ is all about it, and 970 bushels; 1905, 692,979,489 session. Offenders would be fin
ready entered with more to follow, seemed to know it. There could bushels; 1904, 552,399,517 bushels ed $10,000 or imprisoned for two
In resolutions adopted it was and by reason o f speed and size o f
be no doubt about the profession
urged that a law and order league the track at the State Fair Grounds of its clients, who evidently regard 1903, 637,821,835 bushels; 1902, years or suffer both penalties,
Mr. Britten launched a broad
be formed in each county to elect it is certain that some extremely ed it as a retreat. They were on 670.063.000 bushels; 1901, 748.-
in a statement accompany
delegates to a state convention fast rides will be made. Carl Rose, terms of easy friendship with the
bill in which he spared no
and to take such action to secure who went a mile in 60 seconds on the
party and included Sen
the election to office in the state track recently, will be out; Verne
a face like doom, perhaps partly (by fect acreage condition o f oats ator La Follette and Representa
government and Representatives
th« look of his clothes) because he
and Senators in Congress “ as Coast, is another entry; Harry Braut ua* hard up, and partly because with an estimated yield o f 31.7 tive Murdock.
“ This bill was prepared last
will afford a guarantee that the who pulled down the big money at tragedy may have been his job, pass bushels average throughout the
Portland, is still third. Archie Rife ed the landladies without paying country.
but was not introduc
state will not again be called on
winner o f the Portland-Roseburg en with a bow that would have done
to mortgage the future of her
durance run, Carl Simmons, winner justice to an ambassador, and went
people,” or “ suffer humiliation
CHURCH MUSIC DENOUNCED
o f the Portland-Seattle endurance out. ‘ Poor old Bill,’ said a fashion
in the company of her sister run, H. Cogubum , who made a mile able young lady who sat near. ‘ It’s
R tfo m td Prcsb) K h a n s Opposed “ Corru p t Form
in 53 seconds recently, H. Pepped, time his hard luck had finished.’ ”
from Philadelphia that several
A question concerning the dis
These resolutions follow a long Fd Bereth, R. Thompson, Charles
of W orship.’ ’
members of Congress and the
preamble on the strike situation. Davis, W. Page, A. M. Hunt, M.
BLOOMINGTON. Ind., June 7 distinguished Secretary of State
Farnum and W. Carnahan o f Denver let, who had just gone out revealed
a “ most heartrending fact” to the —Pipe organs, pianos and kin had signed contracts for a period
will also ride.
Will Receive Diplomas
visitor. The two proprietors of the dred musical instruments have
of lectures beginning July 1 is
A feature machine will also add to
restaurant some years since were
The follow ing students of the
the interest o f the meet. This is a actresses. They were in George Ed- no place in a church, according to responsible for my bill.
Falls C ity gramm ar school will re “ Jap” , a French machine o f 7 horse
a report adopted by the synod of
“ 1 am at a loss to understand
wardes’ first company. Now they
ceive diplom as today at the picnic power, that has the unenviable re
the R e f o r m e d Presbyterian how the Secretary can consistent
entertain any one with good food,
at R ickreal:
cords o f having slain a brace o f but if it happens that one is a “ pro Church of the United States and ly leave his office when a state of
Glen Dann, Percy Snider, Clara riders. Its speed record is a mile in fessional” and cannot pay for one’a Canada, which is meeting here.
war practically exists between
Aikman, Ruth I^ewis, Lurena Treat, 36 seconds, made at Denver. Braut meal because disengaged, “ why, then
Dr. H. G. Foster, o f Omaha,
this country and Mexico and the
Evelyn Johnson, Emerson Won- will try for the mile record on a dirt you merely bow and go out. The reporting for the committee on
foreign policy of our Government
derly, Cecil Buell, George Wagner, track, using this machiue. The pre good ladies will understand.”
psalmody, reiterated the position is being laughed at by every civ
“ Nor,” saya the writer o f the ar
ticle, “ is it a question of chalking of the church as opposed to in ilized nation on earth. This cer
it up. Actors and sailors— who are strumental music in the house of tainly is no time tor Mr. Bryan
the only folk nowadays among God as a corrupt form o f wor
to be hiking around the country
whom it is recognized that if you ship.
doing one-night stands with Ty
cannot pay that is no reason why
rolean yodlers, contortionists and
you should not eat— register no
back debts o f that sort in their ac MOUNT LASSEN SPOUTING AGAIN sleight-of-hand artists, and I am
count books. But they remember.
equally opposed to members of
And so it happens that when an ac Sttsm Shoots 700 F * t l High and Fire Tongue Is Congress doing this sort of things
tor's luck turns he does not desert
when Congress is in session.
the little restaurant. He comes to
RED BLUFF. Cal., June 8.—
lunch again and leaves as much as
List or Letters
would cover a dinner for two at the At 4:30 o ’clock this afternoon a
uncalled for in thia
column o f steam 700 feet high
ending June 30,
shot out o f Mount Lassen.
H* W as Net 8uperatitioua.
D IE S, MiasNe-
It is reported the mountain in
A captain of an ocean liner tells
M E N — Bough-
the following story: Coming from emitting fire.
the old country was a very nervous
ton, W illard; Crampton, W. F;
old lady who complained that she
Jones, Griffith, R. 2; Jones, G. H ;
Revival Meeting Closes
was sure there was a rat in her
Roley, R ich ard; W eik, A xel; Wer-
Rev. G. E. W illiam s of Milwau stsey, Albert.
“ Keep it there, madam,” said the
These letters will be sent to the
kee and his singer, Mrs. Stevenson
dead letter office June 18, 1914, if
“ But do you like rats?” asked of Portland closed a very successful not delivered before. In calling
three weeks revival m eeting here for the above, please «ay * Adver
“ I ’ ve got a nest in my cabin,” re last Sunday night. Thexo were 13 tised,” giving date o f list.
torted the brusque seaman, “ and I
baptisms and 9 otherwise.
I r a C. M k h r l in g , P. M.
never disturb them.
leave the ship I do.”
“ Why, you must be superstitious,”
urged the dame.
* “ No, ma’am, ‘ wound up the cap
tain, “ I ’ m not, but the rats are.”
Tuesday morning Sheriff Grant
Oregon's Crop Estimated at 27,955,000 Bushels.
Hay and Oat Crop Will Be Bountiful
GIVES B I L U E BRYAN
A S EV ER E J O L T
Salem Cherry Fair
Try a Sack of
HIGH FLIGHT FLOUR
a n d w a t c h r e s u lts
All Goods and Prices Are Right
Q ueer Record».
Falls City Lumber Co.
S A LEM , J U N E 25, 26, 2 7 .
In Mexico and Peru the ancients
used a cord about two feet in length
tightly spun from multicolored
threads and to which a number of
smaller threads were attached, like
a fringe, to keep a record o f eventa
This was called a quipo. Each color
of fringe denoted a certain thing.
Sometimes white stx>od for peace
and red for war; in other records
white stood for sUver-and yellow for
These corda constituted a
register of births, deaths, marriages,
population fit to bear arms or the
stores in the government maga
Professional Motor-Cycle Raees
Friday and Saturday
Balloon Ascension Daily
Bigger Fruit Exhibit Than Ever
Free Stunts on the Street
Extra copies of The News are
printed each week, and will be sent
to any address desired, postpaid,
for 2 cents per copy.