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THE FALLS CITY NEWS
S ili* J ù t f f a (¡Itti; N f t n a
D. L. WOOD at SON.
F.ntfivd a * •rfw .d t'iM i m ail a t th* p d tto fflcr !
a t Falla City. Folk County. Oregon, under tlK* j
Act of CVagreM of M.itvh 3, 1ST».
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to T he N ew s n o t la te r th a n W ed n e sd ay
OFFICIAL DIRECTORY O r FALLS CITY
F. K. 11 a b b a id. M ayor.
T. D. H o llo w ell. C o u n ci lin a r.-at -L arge
W. T. G r e r .
H . C. B row n,
A lb e rt T eal.
Cou n ell m en
A, S am p so n ,
C. L. H o p k in s,
R. A. T itu s.
H . G. S tray e r. A u d ito r h o j »’*»)
W a lte r L. T o o te J r.. C ity A tto rn e y .
W. F. le n i« . M arsh al an-* W .i*-’ S u . t .
M. L. T h o m p so n . T r e a s u re r
J . J . S am m o n s. E n g in e e r
D r F. M. H t lh v a rth . H e a lth UIVtcer.
The C o u n cil m e e ts in r e g u la r sessio n o n th e first
M u id a y e v e n in g of e ac h
l n th e office of th e F a lls r ’ '
S a t u r d a y , O c t o b e r 31 . 1914
In a sta te m e n t issued a t Medford
T hursday. Dr. J a m e s W ilhycombe. Re
publican direct p rim ary nom inee for
governor, outlines th e policies und
ideals of s t a te go vern m ent to which
he ad h e re s as an a sp ira n t for th e of
fice of chief executive. T h e sta te m e n t,
in effect, is a platform an d in It lie
discloses fully an d u n n r s tu k a b ly his
stan d ou the vital issues of th e earn
palgu. T h e s t a te m e n t follows:
“As th e R epublican d irect prim ary
nom inee for governor of Oregon. 1
wish to a d d re s s to th e people of the
s ta te a brief general ou tline of those
Is of s t a te go vern m en t which it is
my am b ition to put iuto effect and
n hich moved me to become a c a n d i
d a te for th e high office of governor.
Aim is to Lighten Burden.
“At th e ou tset I am going to name
economy in th e a d m in is tratio n of s tate
r.ffa.rs Not economy a t th e expense
of eff'e'eney, bu t economy as a part
It is my firm belief that
t hu rden
the ta x p a y e rs of Oregon is ou t of all
proportion to th e taxable w ealth of
THE REPUBLICAN TICKET
For U. S- Senate—Robert A.
For Congress—Willis C. Haw
State Treasurer—Thos. B. Kay
Thos. J. M’Bride,
Henry J. Bean,
L. T. Harris.
Supt. Public Instruction—J. A."
State Engineer—John H Lewis
Commissioner of Labor—0. P.
DR. J A M E S W I T H Y C O M B E
Supt. Water Division No. 1— th e state. T h e burden has become
James T. Chinnoek.
galling, particu larly a t this time, and
State Senator—C. L. Hawley. it will be my aim to lighten this load
can be done.
It m ust be done.
Joint Representative—S. G. It E lim
inate ex trav agance in s ta te a f
fairs, ad m in is te r the affairs of state
on a sane, business-like basis and th e
Representative—W. T. Grier
est will be te n s of tho usands of
Circuit Juage—Harry H. Belt. harv
dollars saved to th e people who foot
The County Ticket.
Sheriff—John W. Orr
County Clerk—Ed. M. Smith
County Treasurer—Fred J.
County Surveyor—C. R. Can-
County Commissioner—C. W.
County Coroner—R. L. Chap
Published under the authority
and by order of the Polk County
Republican Central Committee.
me actively a s the successful candi
B R IEF NEW S OF OREGON
1 h ith erto h av e indicated my full
eat s y m p a th y with the construction
Four ru ral schools ou the Slualaw
m eas u res placed upon the sta tu te !
books by th e people and I c o n stru e It river serve hot lunchee for the stu
to he th e u n alterab le duly of the gov den ts each noon, doing aw ay with the
e rn o r to uphold an d defend th ese iawa. cold meats
I aui -particularly opposed to use of
The Inter-M ountain Tribune, which
the em ergency clau se’ for auy pur
is published at Sweet Home, will bo
pose o th e r th an that intended by the
moved to Sclo w here the paper will
constitution, an d never would I, as
governor, p e n u lt use of the ’enter be published about O ctober 29.
Miss Mabel Miller was eleeted to
gency clause' to defeat the Initiative
rep resen t Roseburg a t Fort land on
"R oyalty" day. which was one of the
H arm ony Held Desirable.
"T h e relatio nship betw een the chief featu res of th e auuuul laud show
executive an d th e legislature is a m a t there.
United S ta te s S en ato r L a n e has re
t e r upon which I d esire to brtn,» at
ten tk n
Aa th e h ig l u s t reprv senta turned to P o rtla n d from W ashington, j
live of th e people's inlet cats it is the w here he hus been for the last 20
duty of th e governor to stand betw een m ouths u n e n d in g his congregational
th e people and th e legislature a s the duties.
gu ard ian of th e people's Interests. I
With delegates from all iw rls of the
believe m ore ra n be accom plished for
in atten d an ce, the convention of
the good of th e people if th e governor
an d legislature work with som e d e (he Oregon C o n g r e n of Mothers aud
gree of harmony r a t h e r th a n at the P a ren t-T each er Association opened
sw o rd s’ point«, with mutual attem pt: s t Portland Tuesday.
Republican Nomina* for
at b ro w -b e a tin g Such would be uty
T h e university of Oregon women
aim. a s governor, but a t tho sam e are preparing to sew clothing for the
COUNTY ULERK, POLK COUNTY,
tim e 1 shall safeg uard th e public in Ited Cross socloty.
1 He finished
th e stric te st way from u n necessary or j
g a rm e n ts will be ft rw arded to the
e x tra v a g a n t a p prop riatio ns o r in any
Stands for efficiency and economy.
action which m ay not be directed to , Europeau battlefield.
T h a t th e s ta te p rintin g plant, un
w ard s th e best in te re sts of th e pco
(Haiti A d ve rtise m e n t.)
pie. or th e laws enacted by tho people i tier s t a te ow nership, will save th e tux
"I wisli to cull a tten tio n to the fact J payers about 135,000 from S eptem b er
th a t I was the first m an tu Oregon 1 8, 1913, to D ecem ber 31, 1914. Is the
to advocate publicly the single-item ' aiinouucem eut of S ta t e P ri n te r It A.
veto. I have said, and now reiterate, | Harris.
th a t th e single-item veto might prove j P relim inary
s te p s
dangerous in th e hands of a narrow. |
at Salem to organize th e Pacific Coast
vindictive and vengeful governor. Uy '
this 1 menu that I oppose the giving Hop G rowers' association to include
over of th e reins of s ta te governm ent iu its m em bership a t least 85 p e r cent *
l eu bi oa n ficml'ue tor
to any man who has not th e poise, i of the hopgrow ers of Oregon, Cali
C O U N IY SURVEYOR
balance, dignity and fairness which fornia and Washington.
th e high position of governor de j P ass en g er serv ice w ill be established
Solicits your vole on a platfnr.it
T h e single-item veto itself j betw eeu Eugene and Mupletuu, at Un-
is a necessity of th e first im portance.” bead of tid ew ater on the Stuslaw river. ol Efficiency and S ict.ee.
ou N ovem ber 1, according to H, P. c«l all patrons «ill rn*vive |>r<tnpt
Hoey. a s s is ta n t S o u th ern Pacific h i «11 • li 11 i It II ml lie* I llicc «ill la
Proposal for Sale of Street Improv- gineer In c h arg e of the W illam ette
open timin'; iu.-tnm hour* as ex
ment Bonds of the City of
p itte d .
I* I Ad*
Following action on the part of the
Eugene physicians who have declarad
Sealed bids will be received by that th ey will h e re u f te r Issue no pres
the undersigned auditor and police criptlonB for alcohol or liquor of any
judge of Falls City, Polk County, kind, the dru g g ists of the ctly signed
OF POLK COUNTY
an a g re e m e n t to keep no In toxicants
Oregon, until 5 o’clock P. M. on w h a te v e r in stock.
Tuesday the 10th day of Novem Uarl Weinegel and F ran k Wagner,
M y ok tli of office is m y pi tfo rin .
ber 1914, for the whole or any fugitive convicts from th e s ta te peni
part of $3704.93, of Street Impro tentiary, who escaped T h u rsd a y night
vement Bonds of said city of by rem oving bricks in the prison wall,
I rra|vectfully s o lic it r o a r s u p p o rt.
were cau g h t ju st ns th ey s t a r te d to
Falls City, as authorized by ordi c ross the Oregon Electric railroad
(P a id A d v e r t i s e m e n t )
nance No. 123 of said city; being bridge at Wilsonvllle.
thirty-six (36) bonds in denomina Railroad co m m issioners appointed
tions of $100 each, and one (1) a t Roseburg will soon pay a personal
bond in denomination of $104.93,: visit to Coos Hay to enlist aid in the
schem e of building a railroad front
each to be dated Novemlver 2,1914. R oseburg to Coos. R oseburg bus al
payable ten (10) years from d ate,1 ready voted a bond iBsue an d a like
and bearing interest at a rate not1 Issue is desired a t Coos.
DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR
to exceed six (6) per cent perl A fter a successful session of two
days th e tri-district rally of the Ladles
annum; interest payable semi
of th e Maccabees of N orthw estern
annually on the 2nd day of May Oregon adjourned a t Albany. Lodges
and 2nd day of November each In all p arts of W e ste rn Oregon from
year; principle and interest pay Portland southw ard to E ugene were
able in United States Gold coin at represen ted, 50 delegates being pres Believing that, with my several
years experience of tax collecting
the Bank of FallsCity, Polk County ent from P ortlan d lodges.
Oregon, without charge, cost or . S alaries totaling $3,631,210 were and office work, 1 can save the
paid the te a c h e rs of the public schools
Is a Native son who is exper
expense to the purchases or holder of th e s ta te during the y ear ending taxpayers of F’olk County money,
and successful and known
of said bonds.
Ju n e 30. 1914, and th e r e w ere employed
to have a Public and Private Life
The above named city of Falls in th e schools 1101 male te a c h e rs at
without blemish or taint.
City, Oregon hereby reserves the at/ av erag e monthly salary of $84.25,
4650 women te a c h e rs a t an a v e r
right to take up and cancel the and
Has secured more than $5,000,-
age monthly salary of $01.74
above named bonds or any of; Thirty-five business jn en of Oregon
for waterways, public build
Domocratic Candidate For
them, upon payment of the face City, including Mayor Jones, th e Chief
ings and other purposes in First
value thereof and accrued interest, of Police, two m in is ters of the gospel
to the date of such payment at j and an u n d e rta k e r, took a tu rn ut
Of Polk C ju n ty
ay construction aud with picks,
Please road hi* rocord and platform
any semi-annual interest period highw
shovels, w heelbarrow s uud sand and
in voters' Pamphlet.
at or after one year
I gravel, bolstered up and took some of
of said bonds, towit: at or after th e kinks out of Main street.
A vote for Representative
Holding thgt the petition for the
one year from the 2nd day of
is one for a Faithful,
recall should have been filed with the
Honest, Able and
S e cretary of S ta te and not the County
The above named bonds will be Clerk, th e S u p rem e Court decided th at
If elected Circuit Judge of this Successful Public Servant.
sold to the highest bidder, by the the recen t recall election in Columbia district, i shall he more concern
city of Falls City, Oregon, at the county, a t which Glen R. M etsker re ed in the justice of the case than
hour of 7:30 o’clock p. m. on Tues ceived more votes for District A ttor its hair-splitting technicalities.,
day the 10, day of November, 1914, ney th a n W. B. Dillard, the.incum bent, Every case so far as possible
W. J. Culver, Chairman.
in the Council Chamliers in Falls was void. As a result Mr. Dillard con
should be decided upon its merits.
City, Oregon. The bids must state tinu es as District Attorney.
H arry II. B e l t .
the rate of interest, not exceeding j A total of 92 accid ents were reported
six (6) percent per annum; but to L ab or C omm islsoner iloff during
said bonds shall not be sold for the wfeek and th e r e was one fatality.
less than their face value, togeth T h e fatal accident w as reported from
Post Office Time Card
er with the accrued interes tthere-1 n e a r Marshfield, w here J a m e s T racy
was killed while engaged in lo'gglng.
on from the day of their date to: Accidents connected with sawmills and
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR
Office hours: Daily, except Sun
the date of their delivery, said o th e r woodworking in d u s tries and log day, 8 a.in. to 6.30 p.tn.
delivery of said bonds will b e ! ging totaled 24, being one In excess of
Mail arrives, from
made at the office of the City th ose occurrin g on railroads.
Treasurer of the city of Falls City
If high w aters do not Interfere
Salem 8.&U a.in., 5:li6 p.tn.
and wash out th e fish rncks during
Mail arrives front Dallas, 8:50
1 ask your support as one fully
The City Council of the city of the next two w eeks the C lackam as a. m., nnd 3:35 p. n>.
for this office, by over
Falls City, Oregon, hereby re
serves the right to reject any or ru n of salm on eggs th is season, un Mail closes lor Salem, 9:00 a m,, fourteen years’ experience in
paralleled during the last seven years. 1 p. m. and 6:00 p. m.
surveying and engineering work.
Mail ilo.-cs for Dallas 9:00 a. in. Flight years active work of my
Bids must lie marked “ Bids for S u p e rin te n d e n t C. P. Hinkle stated
Street Improvement Bonds,” ac th a t betw een 5,000,000 an d 6,000,000 and 5:00 p. m.
profession in Polk County, dur
companied by a certified check for eggs will be secured and th at the
Mail closes for Black Bock 11:00 ing which time I have had charge
ten (10) percent of the amount
of the surveying on the railroad
bid. and addressed to H. G. Stray- been fa r above th e average.
Mail arrives from Black It. ck 2 for the Salem railroad bridge,
er, Auditor and Police Judge of
s ta te bank s u p e rin te n d e n t a r e limited p. m.
Falls City, Polk County, Oregon.
the Willamette Valley Lumber
Done by order of the City Coun-1 to such tr u s t com panies as come under
S u n d a y O n i . y /
Railroad, the Portland Ce
cil of the city of Falls City, Ore the te r m s of the ban kin g act of 1907,
Co. Railroad, as well as
gon, made and entered of record
doing a large amount of work for
on the 26th day of October, 1914. passed In 1913, and th a t th e compa a m.
Witness my hand and the of nies organized previously huve a val
I am at present
Mail closes for Salem, 9:00 a. m. individuals.
ficial seal of the city of Falls City, id c o n tr a c t with th e state, and th eir
Office hour?: Sunday only, 9:30 City Engineer of Dallas and be
Oregon this 29th day of October, rig h ts can not be invaded, was the de
to 10:30 a.m :
lieve that I can serve Polk County
cision of the suprem e cou rt In a ra s e
efficiently in the capacity of
Effective September 4, 1914.
brought by the Pacific Title & T ru st
11. (J. S T K A Y E R ,
Ind Oregon Realty & T ru s t companies,
Auditor and Police Judge.
I k a C. M khhmro , Postmaster County Surveyor.
of Falls City, Oregon. l'he decision practically m akes the law
Falls City, Polk Co., Ore.
POLICIES OUTLINED '
BY DR. WITHYCOMBE
P rim a ry L a w Endorsed. Econ
om y Urged and Rural D evel
"It is hardly necessary for me to
say th a t rural developm ent is a m a t
t e r of the g re a te st possible im p ortance
to th e state. O ur w ealth and pro sp er
ity have th e ir foundation in farm er
and producer. E n co u rag m en t and co
operation m u s t be given to th e men
who till th e soil and develop that
wealth which is reflected in every in
d u stry an d in which each and every
Needs of Oregon Known.
"In this connection I believe I a p
preciate and u n d e rs ta n d fully th e
need s of Oregon, th e rich est of s ta te s
in natu ral resources. D uring th e 43
years of my residence in Oregon th ere
is no p a rt of Oregon w hose resources,
indu stries and special needs 1 am not
th oroughly in touch with.
F o r 16
years, as a m em b er of th e A gricultural
College faculty, practical an d scien
HOW SHALL I VOTE
Before another issue of the News tific ag ricu ltu re have occupied a con
siderable sh are of my in te re s t and
reaches its readers the election will activity.
be over and the question settled, <>f "T h e building of good roads is a n
who shall control the finances an 1 other m a t te r th e im po rtan ce of which
general welfare of the county anil m u st not be lost sigh t of. It is u n
n ecessary to dwell upon th e value and
im p ortan ce of good roads in th e de
At the Primary, each party w a s velopm ent of Oregon. T h e w orking
supposed to select its best men; men out of a netw o rk of good roads will
whose honesty and qualifications J add to th e w elfare and prosp erity not
were beyond question. I f tois is the only of th e farm er, bu t of every one
case, the question of “ How shall 1, of us, since th e prosp erity of the fa r m
e r is reflected to th e s ta te a t large.
vote,’’ will arise, more particularly .
C onstruction Cost a Factor.
with the Independenfvoter. This is
equal im portance is th e cost of
a question of vital import to the j
n stru ctin g these roads, a cost which
tax payer. Supposing eiC.i candi- j co
m ay grow out of proportion to th e
date be equal as to qualifications I value of a specified road. T h ere m ust
then the question of the policy of the be an equable method of placing th e
different parties comes in. Consider co st of good roads, and above all
th e r e m u s t be insisted upon a system
the past records of the Democratic of highw ay con structio n which will
and the Republican paities. Do you give a d o llar’s w orth of road for every
find that times have been as good j dollar expended.
“On th e subject of law enforcem ent,
under Democratic administration as
when under a Republican rule? We and as to my attitu d e on the laws now
existing and which m ay exist, any
are now (?) enjoying a Wilson Dem man who asp ires to re p r e s e n t th e
ocratic administration and many can people honestly as th eir governor can
remember the “Good old days of have but one view. Law en fo rcem en t
C eveland.” How many of you old is a fu ndam ental duty, one which m u st
fellows remember the "Cleveland be m et fully and firmly a t all times.
I have alw ays been on th e side of de
Badges?” (for convenience, worn on cency and law en forcem ent. My whole
the seat of your pants.) If we are life, public and private, bears th a t out
not very much mistaken it will not to th e fullest possible degree. And
be long, when the “ Wilson Badge” I will alw ays be found on th a t side.
P rim ary Law Supported.
will be worn in the same manner. If
“T h e direct prim ary law has my
you will carefully consider the his
tory of the two parties it will be an fullest sym pathy and support. It has
passed th rou gh its experim ental stage
easy matter to decide how to vote at and become a successful established
the election next Tuesday. Do not fact. T he d irect p rim ary law m ark s
say that the Democratic policy does a big forward step in con structive leg
not obtain in county a ffa irs ; for the islation and th ere is no stro n g e r evi
same extravagant and unbusiness dence of Its trium ph in Oregon than
is to be seen in th e fact th a t th e seven
like methods as in national affairs Republican candida tes who contested
are used in county affairs. “ Vote with me for th e Republican no m ina
‘«r Straight”—the Republican ticket. tion for governor at tile direct prim ary
election a r e now united la s u p p o r tin j
0«'T., Hl, 1914
FRFD. ). H 0 1 M 1 H
E. IN. SMITH
C. R. CANFIELD
JOHN W. ORB
W. C. HAW LEY
J. E. RICHTEN,
Republican Direct Prim
G EO R G E C L A N F IE L D
Belt For Circuit Judge
S. B. TAYLOR,