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KALLS CITY OREGON, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1015
Either, curator o f the museum's Egyp
The Dnd Is considered of first Impor
tance and It la 1 io | kh I will prove to be
Ihn beginning of further developments
In the uncovering of the history of
Fall* City Sohool Will Opan Monday, Memphis, which wus one o f the great
cities o f the world, probably the great
est In the time o f Humeses II.. more
tfiun Il.tXXJ years ago. which Is known
N ext Monday morning the bell to have been o f great lin|M»rlauce 5.000
years ago anil probably has u history
on the school house, that has running thousands o f years behind that
Ion« hung silent, will attain peal era.
Tbo temple was silled over with mud
out right merrily calling “ To
from the Nile and covered with suud
Hooks.” Soon happy children blown from the desert, so that nothing
will he seen climbing the hill to remained o f the glories which were so
the school house and the “ hill of prominent In the days o f Herodotus
and which lasted until within a cen
Knowledge” as well. The cit tury or tw o o f the Christian era.
The discovery of ihe great temple to
izens o f Falls City justly take
pride in their public school. students o f history Is highly valuable,
beurlug out the glowing chronicles of
Much care and expense has been the glory o f the Egypt by Herodotus.
put forth in order that the youth It forms another refutation o f recent
might have every advantage in hlslorlana who have accused him of In-
seein g myths In his writings.
preparing themselves for their
When the digging began the capitals
life work in whatever line they o f two columns o f the great palace
may choose. Competent instruc were discovered. A fter a hundred ex-
I*ert diggers had spent three months In
tors have been secured together careful excavation a great hall o f col
with the latest methods and ap umns was unearthed, und the excava
pliances. Falls City schools have tions were then carried down to the
always stood high in their at The temple must orlginnlly have been
tainments and there is no reason one o f tho glories o f Egypt. In spite o f
that they should not still main the work o f time, o f sieges and other
destructions, enough survives to show
tain their standing and even ad that It was a magnificent place. This
vance. The co-operation o f par temple in oil Its gorgeousness was de
ents, teachers and pupils alone scribed by Herodotus. A large Inscrip
tion indicates that It tuny |tosslbly be
can attain this. Every child o f the temple o f Set II.. although at tlrst
school age should be promptly on' It was supposed to have beeu erected
hand the first day and each suc by Meuephtah. sou o f Humeses II.
ceeding day o f the entire term.
SH E HAS “ HYPNOTIC EYE.”
Lindsay (Cal.) Man Complaint Against
Lindsay. Csl.— Alleging that Ills wife.
Whsat Yisld la Baltar Than Fiv# Yaar
Mrs. Mary Berry, has a "hypnotic eye"
London.--The Dully M alle corre- and that for the past year she has ex
ercised n malign Influence over him.
a|Mini'iit at lYtmurad quotes M Krlvo
Wesley E. Perry, a rancher, swore to
■heln, minister o f agriculture, a* Hay
a complaint for the arrest o f Mrs. Per
ing that the itUHHlau harvest 1» not ry and asked that she be detained at
only better than In 1914. but greatly the county Jail until an examination
ybore the average for the tive years can lie made Into her mental condition.
preceding. The yield Is estimated at
Mrs. Perry made a statement to the
1!,000.000,000 bushels, o f w hich 571.000,- officers following her arrest. In which
000 bushela are wheat. During the tire she declared her husband Is "half In
years preceding 10U the average sane” and that he. Instead, .should be
wheat yield was 478.000.tXXI bushels.
locked up and examined by the coun
The only districts where the harvest ty alienists.
was bad were the Vllna and Qrodno
regions, which ure now largely occu
New Automobile Fuel.
pled by the Germans. The difficulty
London.—Attention lias been called
o f finding enough harvest workers has In England to another new motor fuel
been overcome and there would he uo cnlli>d “ nntnllte." for which excellent
difficulty In exporting the surplus results and low price are claimed
through the Uluck sen If tbo Darda Is said to be composed mostly of alco
nelles were opened.
hol. and the mixture contains a small
Tbo Siberian harvest was below the
quantity o f alkali for the purpose of
average, but this fact Is negligible neutralizing ihe acidity o f Ihe products
when the abundance o f the crops In of combustion o f the alcohol, which
eastern and southern Itussin Is remem otherwise would cause corrosion o f the
valves and cylinders
JUST A “DOG’S
Kansas City Man Goss Into Particulars
of W ifs’s Trsstmsnt.
Kansas City, Mo.—" A man Is about
the same an a dog," James Henson
said his w ife told him. and he quotes
the phrase In his dlvorco petition.
Then, to show he lived a “ dog’s life "
from tho time he married his wife,
Mrs. Ethn Henson, In 1891, he enumer
ates the following indignities:
She was cross und Irritable.
She gossiped about him.
She would make him leave the table
before tho meal was finished.
She would not mend Ids clothes.
She objected to washing his shirts.
She grumbled and nagged.
She had a bad disposition.
She ran up bills on him.
AMERICAN DIGS UP
One of the Glories of Mem
phis Is Excavated.
ridladel|>hla.— Tho discovery o f a
great temple at Memphis, Egypt, be
longing approximately to the period of
Hnmeses II., Is announced by the Uni
versity museum as a result o f the
spring and summer explorations o f
Eckley B. Coxe, Jr., o f tho Egyptian
expedition undet_the leadership Of Dr.
SHAVED BY SW IS S ON BORDER
Austrian Soldiers Operated on Through
Barbed Wire Fences.
Innsbruck. Austrian Tirol. — The
SwUs-Austrlan frontier Is carefully
marked off and closed by barbed wire
fences, but that does not prevent fair
ly free Intercourse between the Swiss
and tho Austrian soldiers.
Soldiers o f both countries are group
ed along the Engndlne border nnd in
tho Swiss ranks is a barber, the only
one o f his profession on either side. A
recent visitor to this frout who tie
sired to have a shave found It was ob
tainuble by the simple expedient o f sit
ting in a chair on (be Austrian side
and allowing the Swiss soldier to ex
tend his arms through the wire meshes.
The shave was not the equal o f one
In a regular barber shop, a lilt ragged
and rough In spots, hut It w as hotter
than none nnd was accomplished with
out any breach of neutrality.
trlnn officers. It Is asserted, resort al
most dally to the odd expedient.
Thisf Took Advantage of Auto’a Col
lision With the Animal.
Baraboo, WIs.— Recently a cow be
longing to Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Cohn
was struck by nn automobile owned by
Edward Kowalke o f North Freedom.
The cow was tethered In the road for
n pasture, and the driver o f the car
claims he tried to avert air accident,
but could not.
The leg o f the cow was
the animal had to he killed. Action
was begun In Justice Adolph Andro’s
court on Ihe ground the machine was
being driven too fast, and later a
change o f venue was taken to Justice
H. L. il a Itic i'* court, where the case
was dismissed, as (lie car was not go
ing twenty-live miles an hour Besides,
cows should not pusture In the high
The hide was removed from the ani
; mal. and later the sheriff was notified
, that this hud been stolen. The thief
has not been upprehended.
5 000 000,000
LET US PUT
TH E T A P E
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Destruction ot Records by Big
Chicago Fire Recalled.
New York.—i f fir* should destroy the
hall o f records the city would lose Its
files of deeds nnd mortgages, upon
which rest the title of Manhattan's
$9,000,000.000 o f realty.
Iteglster Hopper recommended In
presenting his budget estimates for
4910 to the board o f estimate that the
duplicate abstract records which he
has completed be housed In a fireproof
building away from the city. The orig
inal plant would lie retained In tbe o f
fice for title searching purpoaea. This
method o f duplicate plants In separate
localities Is followed by the large title
uml Insurance cotnpaules. but tbe city
has neglected to protect Its records.
On record in the register's office are
1,039,915 deeds" and over 1,000,000
mortgages. The books or libers num
ber over 8,000.
The destruction by fire o f the Equl
table building and o f tbe contents o f a
part o f tho capltol at Albany proved
thfit merely depositing records In a
fireproof building does not safeguard
against partial or total destruction by
lire. The great fire In Chicago destroy
ed the original records, but the dam
ago was mitigated to a degree by the
fact that abstracts made by a private
company were saved. It placed own
ers largely at the mercy o f tbe title
company, which took huge profits from
selling the abstract Information. Fire
and earthquake at San Francisco and
lire at Jacksonville. Fla.. Illustrated
further the great loss resulting from a
destruction o f title records.
"Th e establishment o f the Torrens
system," says the register. “ In the way
it has been successfully and universal
ly npplted in Australia and many other
countries, would do away completely
with the need of preserving old rec
ords except for their historical Inter
e s t"
NEW SUIT AND
THE BEST WAV TO GET A SUIT OR OVER
COAT TH A T FITS VOU IS TO COME TO US AND
LET US TAKE VOUR MEASURE. VOU WILL HAVE
SCORES OF NEW PATTERNS TO PICK FROM.
AND YOU WILL BE BETTER PLEASED TO HAVE
A SUIT OR OVERCOAT MADE ESPECIALLV FOR
IT WILL ONLV COST VOU A UERV MODER
ATE SUM. COME IN THIS WEEK AND LET US
TALK IT OVER.
N. S E L IG ’S
FA LLS C ITY D E P A R T M E N T STO R E
hostelery. They are loud in their
praises and can recommend it to
“ A t 11:45 A. M., August 23,
their friends. The following were
present: Carl H. Elliott, James 1915, the eleven-millionth visitor
Elvin, J. M. Brown, Chas. A. passed through the gates o f the
Hadley, J. C. Spencer, A. A.
Winter, H. C. Stover, G.Schrinke. Exposition. Within the last thir
teen days 1,000,000 persons visit
ed the grounds. E. C^ Conroy,
director o f the Department of
TO HONOR DANIEL BOONE.
Concessions and admissions, pre
dicts that before the closing date,
O. A. R. Will Unveil Bowlder Next
December 4th, there will have
Montgomery City, Mo.—A fter nearly
been an attendance o f more than
100 years a monument Is to be erected
over the burial place o f Daniel Boone,
near Marthaavllle. Warren county,
through the efforts of the Daughters
of the American Revolution. It Is to
1« made o f a large red granite bowl
der found In Warren county, which
Boone selected ns his last resting place, j
It Is planned to dedicate the marker |
Oct. 29 at the close o f a conference of
tho Missouri Daughters which Is to be
held in St. Louts.
Student a Hero.
Franklin, Ind.—Oscar Bogard of
Lyons, who is attending the summer
course at Franklin college, has become
a hero in the opinion o f his frlenas In
rescuing a horse from death under a
train. The horse broke loose from a
hltchrack In front of the college cam
pus nnd ran along the railroad tracks.
The buggy wns demolished and the
horse beenme entangled In the har
ness and fell on the tracks. A train
was approaching at full speed when
strength dragged the horse from the
tracks only a second before tbe engine
Preachers Take Outing
The Ministerial Alliance o f
Salem were in Falls City Monday
on an outing. Their intentention
was to picnic on Teal creek but
failed to get that far up. They
all gathered around the festal
board at the Falls City Hotel and
did ample justice to this famous
The Strong Arm
H E strong arm of busi
ness protects you and
all the other ninety odd mil
lions of inhabitants o f tbe
United States against fraud
you aud all other buyers to
buy Intelligently and with the
assurance of getting goods
that are Just what they seem
to be. Just w’ bat they should
“ Within the next two weeks,”
Conroy said, "another million
should be affixed to the eleventh
figure. No less than 100 conven
tions and societies will celebrate
in the next ten days.
“ The last two months of the en
terprise will mark a multitudinous
onrush o f visitors. Today begins
the twenty-seventh week o f the
Exposition and a splendid pro
gramme o f events has been ar
A D V E R T IS IN G IS
T H IS STRONG
ARM OF BUSINESS.
Its tremendous power ts ex
ercised principally through
the newspapers because In
this way It reaches the great
est number, practically all of
tbe people under Uncle Sam’s
You can further the
good work o f this protective
agency by reading the adver
tisements In this and in oth
er newspapers regularly and
closely. You owe It to your
self to do this because you
thereby save time and mon
BEST GOODS AR E
BEST AD VERTISED .
Announcements conies from
Missouri to the effect that the
State administration is scurrying
about in search o f the wherewithal
to meet the extravagant expenses
o f govemmont in that State.
getting the attorney general to
resolve a doubt against the public
school fund, which has always
heietofore been resolved in its fa
vor, the state auditor has taken
away over $500,000 from the
schools and credited it to the gen
eral revenue fpnd.
taxation o f corporations is also
proposed to fill the yawning hole
in the State treasury.