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THE FALL« CITY HEWS.
Saturday, January 8, 1916
Free Methodist Church
HuiuUy School 10:0U A. M.
Preaching 11 :0() A, M.
CI uhn meeting 12:00 1*. M.
Kveiling service 7:110.
H, A. W altkr , Pastor.
M. L Church
Orchtalra Practice Wedneaday
7:00 P. M.
Choir Practice, VVedunaday H:00
Prayer Meeting, Friday 7:30 P.
\V. J. W ahkkn , Pastor.
lows H o rn
The beat show at the Uem tonight
Mr. and Mrs. A. Dodd and eon,
Leetcr returned iroin Bruce Mon
Mra. Ada Chapin spent Tbura-
day in Dallas.
Supt. Seymour and wife of Dal
le* spent the week end in Fnlla
Kev. Walters and family
New Year'* in Dallas.
Mrs. Bert Buell waa nailed to
Springfield Thursday on accuunt
of the serious illness of her father.
P. J. Shepherd o f Salem was in
Falls City Thursday.
Mrs. Priscilla Sleosman Rite-
nour died very suddenly at the
Editad by Fall# CHy Nigh School.
home o f her daughter, Mrs. Phil
lip Gottfreid, Wednesday night
about 11 o ’clock. Mrs. Ritenour
appeared to be well and in very
S O M E APPROPRIATION S.
During vacation Mr. Bedient
" W e denounce the profligate vu-ut to Portland to have an opera
good spirits during the evening
and a few hours after retiring wustu and lavish expenditure of a tion performed on his shoulder.
she was taken ill and a physician recent Republican Congreve,” read
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harris re
was phoned for, but expired in u the platform of the Democratic
Tuesday night from Ore-
few minutes after the message convention in Baltimore. T h e ‘‘ Bil
they hnvo been visit
was sent. She had passed the lion Dollar Congress” was vigor
allotted three score and ten years ously oppos.d by the party then
in the minority. The voters were
o f life.
Mrs. Ritenour was horn in Fay assured that their good money was Wednesday afternoon.
ette county, Pa., February 1, in the hands cl a clique of ruth
Miss Rutn Lewis is absent from
1845. She has been a loyal mem less politicians, whose sole object school on account of mumps.
ber o f the Evangelical church o f was to waste or steal the public
Miss Oea Brown who has been
Hickville, ()., und since coming funds. T hat these deceptive state
of school for some time l>ccause
to Falls City about five months
has resumed her school
ago has been a faithful attend
ant at church service whenever by the Democratic landside that duties.
her health would permit. As a resulted. The dream was to hi
Mr. Kile reports that work in the
mother she thought o f home and 1 re allied; the government finances drafting class is piogressing very
children first, always busy and were to be bandied in a ‘‘sane’ ’ satislactorially. Alter the Christ
ever ready to help. She leaves manner.
mas vacation it is sometimes hard
At the advent of the new admin lo settle down to real work but
two daughters here, Mrs. Phillip
Gottfreid and Miss Ruth R ite istration in 1913 the new Congress Mr. Elie says that bis class has re
nour; a son in Ottumwa. Iowa took over the management of the turned to their work with a strong
and two daughters at her former government. Did the new party er vim than ever. Not one pupil
adhere to the policy of careful ex is absent from his classes. The
home in Ohio.
The body was taken to Dallas penditures'/ How well they liven work consists mostly of drafting
by Undertaker R. L . Chapman up to this sound promise is cleatly house plans ami * few furniture
and prepared for burial; but will shown by their conduct during the plans.
remuin in the undertaker’s par following session. These I a w
Robert Weiser of the third grade
lors for an indefinite period await makers cannot answer some of the
was absent Thursday.
government statistics. That Con
ing further arrangements.
Mr. Hoffman, aged 62 years,
died at Independence Sunday
night. The family were moving
to Battle Ground. Wash , and
were in Independence awaiting
the arrival o f the boat that would
take them to Vancouver; when
Mr. Hoffman, who has been a
paralytic for three years; was
taken with an illness and expired
in a short while. Burial was
made at Independence.
gress, which was going to accom
plish so much, spent something
over one hundred uitlli*iu dollars
more than any previous Republi
can body. Lavish expenditure!
Profligate waste! Does not this
verify P. L. Bowman’s statement?
morning for Lakeview where he propositions listed, sold and ex
will attend the District Quarterly changed, auywhere,
and country houses for sale cheap.
Mrs. Travis is ill with la grippe.
Bertha Benton is sick with the
The sixth grade room is very
prettily decorated with Chinese
lanterns which were drawn by the
Mise Shields reports a good time
during Christmas vacation. Ap
" T h e American people like to be parently her pupils had a better
time as many o f them were abseut
Monday morning. But now they
How is it that its the night that are busily engaged utilizing tue
falls, but its the day that breaks. snow and ice in making ice cream
It’ s a long laue that gathers no and sherbets.
Mrs. Beck of Canada came Fri
Some of the domestic science in
day of lust week Ur visit her sisters,
are going to Corvallis to
A penny saved is worth two in
Mrs. Alex Couiter and Mrs. D ev <-1
A»stitch in tune turueth away
The Busii.e6u Men’s League ate
Mr. Hoffman of Falls City died
trying to get a cannery located at
in Independence last week. The
The early bird gathers no moss.
this place. This is a much needed
interment was in Independence.
enterprise and the efforts should
It's an ill wind that is the thief
Mrs. Cobb is quite ill with la
Parent-Teachers meeting next
Mickalson, the Real Estate Man
This question was asked by Mr.
Tuesday evening in the school has moved his office to the Toller Haley in teachers training, "W h a t
kind of a teacher could most easily
R L.Chapman, the Dallas under reach this kind of a pupil." After
Fresh Bread,Cakes,Cookies, 1'ies,
much delay on the part of the
and other bakery goods, every day taker wus in to a n Thursday.
Lucille answered the ques
at the Falla City Bakery.
Mrs. W. 1'. Harris, who has been
tion by saying, “ One with long
F U R S W A N T E D .— Highest prices over on the coast for seieral weeks
paid. Write for prico list, It D visiting her daughter, Mrs. A. E . I
prodigal students a n d
Meyeri, returned home Thursday j
Alderin <fc Co. Salem. Oregon,
teachers after feeding the swine
A. B. Allen and wife returned
Coasting is a favorite passliiuu
for a week return with tired dissi
with some of the older folk as well from Portland Monday.
pated looks and sour stomachs,
as the kid*.
FOR S A L E — Dried apples and ! with this motto writteu all over
Win. Estelle and son Everutt pears; 10 und 12jc. Phone 158.
their faces, "T h e re’ s is uo place
expect to leave Tuesday for Seattle
A beautiful 42-piece dinner set like school.”
Washington to visit Mr. Estello’s given away free. Floorings Conf.
The High School Orchestra has
a new piece of music.
Zimri Hinshuiv of McMinnville
L. M. Robertson returned last came Wednesday lo visit relatives
Sunday night from a trip in the in this city. Mr. Hinshaw formerly Oh, it isu't for the Sophies to say,.
Why the Seniors seem so gay,
lived in Falls City bat removed to
We’ ll whisper the the fact in your
J .L l Yet/., a furniture and house Oretown, August 1914. The c li
furnishing dealer of Salem was mate there did no agree wish him
That now it is Leap Year.
in the city Wednesday looking for and he moved to McMinnville last
summer where he now resides.
Emerson Reese of the Fifth
The change beuetitted him greatly
F. K. Hubbard was attending
grade was absent Thursday.
and he is uow enjoying compara
court in Dallas Wednesday.
Maurici Selig went to Portland
tively good health. He returned
Robert Keith left Thursday for to his home Friday.
Albany to attend the funeral of
Luella Ward who has been ab
Fred Collins Mho died at Portland
from school for several weeks
i . 0. M IC K A L S O N .
REAL ESTATE DEALER on account of illness returned to
Rev.H. A . ‘Walter left Thursday
All kinds of lands; business school Thursday.
Mrs. Jennie Cobb and her son
Warren are quite ill.
Falls City. Oregon.
The school board visited High
School Monday al.ernoon.
The Misses Edyih Johnson and
Mildred Chapin visited in Port
land last week.
Beulah Young is absent from
school on account of sickness.
The Misses Haley, Treat, Barn
hart and Sayer spent Christmas
week in Falls City.
Tuesday afternoon during the
Teachers Training class period.
Mr. Haley presented to the class »
innaminate pupil called " H a p p y .’
This funuy little overture was
bough» in Portland for an object
lo the above class, although ii
dum doll this person always has a
smile on its face, uo matter what
happens. The expression of tue
countenance is main feature to he
Mrs. Thompson and daughter
called on Mis. Newman Monday.
Miss Katie Barnhart spent her
Christmas vacation at home.
W. H. Blaekmeyer of the Rus-
Last Tuesday night the house
The Farmers Union meets at the
Mrs. Neal has resumed her work
sell-Gilbert Candy Co. was selling
belonging to Alex Christoff, a
school house every two weeks.
after a week's vacation.
"sweet things” here Thursday.
Mrs. G. T. McKinney of Wood
land, Washington visited Mr. and
Mra. C. E.MoPherren the first of
Mrs. McKinney and
McPherren’a are old-time friends.*
Sheriff Orr of Dallas was in the
city Thursday on official business.
I am doing all kioda of umbrella
repairing at moderate prices. Leave
them with H. Bedient, janitor. W.
Bulgarian, was destroyed by fire.
The family were away at the
camp on the logging railroad and
the house was unoccupied. Their
household goods and clothing,
only such as they had taken to
camp, was destroyed. There was
$250 insurance on the building
and $75 on the household goods.
It is believed that the building
was set on fire. Tracks leading
to and from the building were
discovered the next morning.
We have a nice line of dishes
that we are offering at Bar
gain Prices; 5 and 10c each.
9 J. C. TALBOTT & CO.
. 7 T » . 7 1
R. K W illiams , M. L. T hompson , W. F. N ichols ,
Mr. McDonald and family and
MiRS Nettie Graham has return
and Mrs. Kiug took Sunday
ed to Gaston where she is attend
with Mr. BarnliArt and
Mrs. Travis, Charlie Olcott, Mrs
We owe congratulations lo C. L.
Newman and three daughters spent
and the editor of The News
Christinas at the home of W. L.
and printing the piece
Barnhart and wife.
in The News of Dec., 25th, enti
Some of Mr. McDonald's people tled, "Conscription.'’ We believe
of Salem were visiting at hie hum* this to be the sentiment of every
home-loving, true, patriotic citizen
K. G.W hite ,
Bank of Falls City
F alls C it v , P olk C ounty . O regon
Does a General Banking Business.
Interest Paid on Time
Deposits. Exchange sold on all points in the United States.
Notary Public officially connected with the Bank.
ing in which the Mayor express
ed some good sentiments. The
Friday night o f last week, as! new councilmen also declared
the New Year was ushered in the j themselves for the good o f the
saloons o f Falls City were usher- j city.
ed out to open no more in Falls
M. L. Thompson was re-elected
City. Everything passed off very I as treasurer and F. M. Hellwarth
quietly, there beinj? no unusual j as health officer.
demonstrations. In fact,
The Mayor appointed the fol
saloons o f Falls City have always lowing committees:
been conducted in a very orderly
Finance— I. G. Singleton, G.
manner, and while some one W. Brentner, N. Selig.
would occasionly get more than
Health and Police -C. J. Brad
he was well able to carry, there ley, R. M. Wonderly. C. L. Hop
was little complaint o f disorderly kins.
Street— C. L. Hopkins, Geo. C.
On Saturday morning these March, N. Selig.
places were dismantled. The fix
Fire and Water— C. L. Hop
tures o f the Oregon were trans kins. Geo. C. March, I. G. Single-
ferred to the pool hall o f Geo. M. ton
Tice and those o f the Idaho to
Ordinance—G. W . Brentner, R.
the building just vacated by the M. Wonderly. C. J. Bradley.
Oregon where Mr. Mix moved
Water Board—R.M. Wonderly,
his pool tables and will run in I. G. Singleton, N. Selig.
the future a pool hall and a soft
Building Committee—t .
Hopkins, Geo. C. March. J. R.
Just what effect the loss o f the Moyer.
revenue derived from the saloons
will have on the finances o f the
M ILL MAY RE-OPEN SOON.
city is speculative. Some have
some time there have been
predicted dire disaster while,
rumors that the mill
others claim that the money spent!
City Lumber Com
at the saloons will be diverted
compelled to dis
into other channels and benefit
in the spring,
the town in general to a greater
o f several
extent than the saloon license.
months. The Itemizer this week
secured the first authorized ver
sion o f the real situation regard
ing the matter. The bond holders
A t the home o f the bride’ s sis
o f the Falls Citv Lumber Com
ter, Mrs. Hugh Taylor in Benton
pany, which was compelled to
County on Jan. 1, occurred the
suspend operations because o f fin
marriage o f Mr. Percy L. Dodd j
ancial difficulties, have under con
and Miss Gladys G. Wilkerson,
sideration a plan for re-organiza
the father o f the groom officiat- J
tion, which bids fair to he suc
ing. The groom grew up from
cessful.’ I f this plan i3 carried
infancy in this community, was
to completion new capital will be
educated at the Falls City school
injected into the business and the
and at O. A. C., and is too well
mills and logging camps re-open
and favorably known here for the |
ed at once. It is probable the
News to give him a word o f in
matter will come to a head by the
troduction. The bride though
first o f March.— Itemizer.
unknown here is highly esteemed
■ — —©—
in the community in which she
JURY LIST FOR 1910
has lived and the happy couple
received many substantial tokens JUSTICE AR0 CORSTABLE D ISTRIC T,4
o f their friends regards.
J. W. Lee. Ed Rich. C. A. Hub
Floyd Graham of Fork Rock, Or.,
The city council met Monday
is visiting his parents, Mr. and
in regular monthly meeting
Mrs. W . B. Graham.
There was over 6,000 rabbits
killed in a rabbit diive near Fork
The first grade reports a larger Rock, Ore., a few weeks ago; a week
decrease in attendance after vaca later the same ground was again
tion than they have ever had went over and they killed over
3.000 more rabbits.
Bargains In Queensware
the following present:
Mayor Griffin, Auditor McPher-
ren, Councilmen Wonderly, Hop
kins, Bradley, Singleton,
Titus. The usual routine o f busi-
n e s s was transacted. S. C.
Cleveland wanted to buy the old
engine the city used for the rock
crusher, offering $75 for it as it
now stood. A committee was
appointed to deal with him. The
question o f a right o f was across
Judge Teal s land for the water
pipe to Teal creek was discussed
and it was ordered that he be al
lowed $60 on street assessment
for the right.
The next business o f impor
tance was the installation o f the
new members. N. Selig. G. W.
Brentner and Geo. March were
renewed their alligience to the
United States and more particul
arly to Falls City. This was fol
lowed by an ‘ ‘experience’ ’ meet
bard. A. A. Wade. Joe Truax,
C. J Pugh. \V. A. Graham.
J. J. Sammons, Robt. Ford.
R. R Riggs. Jobu Leveck.
W. B. McKown.
Thompson. R. M. Wonderly.
Martin Deal. Barny Phillips.
E. P. Brown. W. J. Burns.
W. Ward, J. C. Talboott.
W . W. Williams.
Chamberlain. Thos. Foster.
Bert Buell. K. A. Hastings.
Cleve Powell. Oscar Smith.
C. Gardner. N. Selig.
Nichols. Wm. Bohle. Chas Frink.
Joe Reyuolds. C. W. Olcott.
DeWett. Jim Mack.
MATERIAL FOR L000IH0 ROAD
A car load of spikes and holts
for ¡¡the Falls City Lumber Com
pany’s logging road has been re
ceived and the rails will come toon.
Three mile of track will be laid.