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FALLS eiTY NEWS
KALLS CITY OREGON. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 2«. 191«
TEAL CREEK RAILROAD TO
BUILD IRTO SILETZ BASIR
Contraot lo t for Piling for Brid|oo.
Road Will Roaeh Lore« Body of
Tinbo- Within Slaty Day», Mill«
anJ Longing Uampa Will Soon Begin
to ü irn .
T00ZE FOR DISTRICT ATTORREY
Second Count in
Piano Contest March 10 YOU PAY SOMETIME
$15 in Gold to Candidates Making Largest Gains
in Votes Since First Count. This Should
Make Candidates Hustle.
Clarence Powell of Oregon City
wax here last week looking after
his contract for piling for the
bridges on the Teal Creek rail
The time for the second count
The count on March 10th will
road. The contract was let to
is fast approaching and with it be decisive as to the 115 but its
local parties and work will begin
interest in the result is growing importance must not be overlook-
at once. The piling must be
more keen with friendly rivalry ed for your standing on that oc-
ready by the first of April and
among the contestants for first casion is a sort of barometer to
work on the bridges will be rush
place. The remaining days will your following of friends and, if
ed. It is expected that the road
witness an active campaign for (you win it will be the result of
will reach a large body of timber
more votes. New subscriptions yourself and friends,
within Blxty days that will keep
coming in and the merchants i The News has the laudable
W Al.'l Kit I. TO >ZK JK
the mill busy for years. There
are having wide and active de- ambition to improve right along
are only logs enough at the old In this issue of the News appears
and to go regularly to every home
camp to run the mill about thirty the announcement of Walter L. mand for the merchants’ cou in Falls City and vicinity, to
davB and it is likely that the Tooze, Jr. as candidate for the
There will be another prize of stand for and promote those
camp will begin operations so as office of District Attorney, subject
fifteen dollars in gold divided as things which will be for the good
to clean up by the time the rail to the vote of the Republicans at
follows at the next count March of the community and to yield as
road reaches the new timber. the primary in May. Walter L.
great an influence as possible for
Then the donkeys and camp ac is well known in this section of 10 .
Ten dollars to the contestant the town we are justly proud of.
cessories can be loaded on to cars Polk County, hiving served as|
When you trade at the stores
who makes the greatest gain in
and moved to the new site
city attorney for Falls City a i
be sure to ask for coupons.
There is no question but this number of years. He is one of
Every little piece of paper bear
road will be extended into the the most brilliant young lawyers count March 10 and five dollars ing 25 votes may win some friend
Siletz Basin which will mean in the Willamette Valley and
of yours the beautiful Obermeyer
much to the future prosperity of would fill the office with credit to the next greatest gain. This & Sons piano.
gives all the contestants a chance'
Falls City. With the improve himself and the satisfaction of the
Remember the $10 in gold goes
to win one of the special prizes
ment in conditions all along the lieople.
the one who makes the great
coast and the activity in this im While attorney for Falls City he
gain in number of votes and
mediate vicinity is certainly very served the city faithfully, never
$5 to the one making the
encouraging. The work now go allowing weather conditions, snow, the News now is the time to next greatest gain.
ing on has had the effect of re ice or mud to prevent his attend start, or if you owe now is the
Others were nominated but as
storing confidence and people are ance at the council meetings even time to pay. You have no doubt yet have received no votes.
more disposed to improve pro though there were times that some a friend among the contestants These young ladies should by no
perty and branch out in many of the councilmen considered the who would be delighted to have means be considered out of the
undertakings that had been at a weather "too bad” for them to your votes.
running as all have been doing
standstill on account of the hard venture out. Under his direction j Fifteen dollars in gold is wo«-‘„h some work and will make the
several important measures have considerable effort and the ener contest interesting for those who
Iteen brought to a successful con gy put forth to secure this lands
already have a good start.
clusion—the water works, street the winner that much nearer
Remember that many of the
B IU TO BAR BRIBES improvements and many other success at the finish when the leading
merchants are interested
matters requiring much work and
in this contest and are giving a
2 0 .0 0 0 Japanote Women Admittod lega' knowledge. There are con this world without energetic and 25-vote coupon with every dol
dition now existing in the county
lar’s purchase. Also those who
that require a district attorney j thoughtful effort and to become
Washington. Feb. 22.—T h e who will perform his duties with the victor in this contest and re don’t fully understand the rules
woes of the "picture bride” were out fear or favor, not to simply ceive the reward that goes with can call at this office, or write us
revealed here today in connection gain a record of having "never it is worth while. If your efforts and we will be pleased to go over
with the perennial immigration lost a case,” but strive that no heretofore have been spasmodic, the proposition with them.
Remember to have your friends
bill light, with its threat of inter guilty man escape, yet no innocent from now on make it continuous
national complications, that is one should suffer. To this end we and determined. Enlist the men trade with the merchants who
are giving the coupons. Their
near in the House.
believe that Walter L. Tooze, Jr. as well as the women folks in ads appear in this issue in con
Chairman Burnett, of the im will put forth his best elforts.
your behalf. They will enjoy
migration committee, Haid that
the News and will be glad to nection with our wonderful offer.
the proposed legislation would
Following are the candidates:
As it probably will be reported, help you along to victory. Speak
eliminate, among other things, the Asiat.c exclusion measure to your friends and neighbors
the Japanese ‘‘picture bride” would be without many of the and see how quickly they will re Lota Bradley,
practice, which, he says, is a features to which the State De spond. One of the beauties of
partment objects, but would re
The "picture bride” is a woman quire both Chinese and Japanese appointed—there a r e several
who pretends to marry by proxy to register on entering the Uni prizes. It is a time when you
in Japan and then comes to the ted States. The present "gentle ask your friends to show their
United States, or its territories, men’s agreement” with Japan friendship in a substantial way
Mrs. Chas. Ryan,
to meet her "husband,” whom regarding the entrance of labor by assisting you.
frequently she has never seen.
ers would not be disturbed.
These couples seldom marry,
ted to that institution recently WOOD ALCOHOL KILLS
according to the chairman, but
was a hopeless case and would
LEPERS IN HAWAII
W ILL ENGAGE IN FARMING
usually part soon after the
W J. Bowerman and two sons, j
woman is safely landed, never to
meet again. Statistics filed with J. C. and B. W. of Clackamas of his life. His uncle in Maine, Four Men and One Woman Die After
Drinking Bout on Molokai.
the committee show that 2000 County who recently traded for who is quite wealthy, is expected
T. H., Feb. 22.—A
"picture brides” entered Hawaii the J. C. Robertson’s ranch, un
at the leper settle
last year and 18,000 came to the
ment on the Island of Molokai
found a tin of wood alcohol and
Friends of the literacy-test the first of the week. They will more careful treatment.
dr^nk it, with the result that four
men and one woman are dead and
measure, which probably will be engage in dairying and farming.
others are seriously ill, ac
brought on the floor late this
HAT CREEK V A LLEY PEOPLE
to word received here
week, boasted today that they
Kalaupapa, the princi
SAY LASSEN IS ACTIVE
had enough votes to pass it over farming a pleasure as well as
pal village of the settlement.
another veto by the President, profitable. Besides other crops
Redding, Cal., Feb. 21. —Lassen
which is confidently expected if they wili plant ten acres in pota peak is showing renewed activity,
PIAR0 OR THE WAY
toes. This country affords an according to reports received here
the bill ever teaches him.
Supporters of the Asiatic ex opportunity for the farmer-dairy from residents of Hat Creek val We have received the bill ot
clusion bills are making a deter man and when we can get the ley. The crater, they say, is con lading for the prize piano which
mined effort to have one of them thousands of acres of uncultivat stantly emitting smoke and steam, was shipped from Chicago, Feb
reported, despite the purpose of ed lands to producing cattle, hogs although in small amounts. The ruary 14. It will probably arrive
the State Department to prevent and the various farm products volcano could be seen from here about March 10, and will be on
consideration of any such legisla that can be profitably raised, the yesterday to be in mild eruption. exhibition. When you see it you
will work harder than ever to
tion this session. Mr. Burnett shutting down of the mill will not
said today he expected one of be so severely felt.
City Free From Tramps
these measures would be report
Oregon City, Feb. 23.—L/xal Cottage Grove Mill Wage Raised
ed next week. He hopes that
SWEETMAN HOPELESSLY INSANE police officers are puzzled to dis
Cottage Grove, Or., Feb. 23.—
either his bill or that of Repre
has been made that
A party of this place who visit cover what has become of the
sentative Raker, of California,
H. Chambers saw
can be amended so as to cause ed the asylum at Salem last week tramps who infested Oregon City
have been raised
the State Department to with reports that Robert Sweetman, a year ago. Practically none is
the young man who was commit- to be found here.
You wiil find a small 30 day bill lots easier
to pay than one that runs for months. Get
in ¡he habit of paying your bills promptly in
30 days, you will find it as easy and much
more satisfactory than paying indiscriminate
Remember we give you 3 per cent cash
discount for paid in full, accounts in 30 days.
This concession is better than
Trading Stamps. We welcome a
comparison of our prices.
Do not forget Folgerscof fee week,
March 6th to 11th. You make a
material saving on Golden Gate cof
fee for this one week only.
Selig’s Cash Price Store,
“ Meeting and Beating Competition” .
* Heart to Heart Talks About Advertising.
By Roy B. Simpson.
( Copyrighted. )
A large men’s furnishing store in Chicago advertised a
special sale of four-in-hand ties—regular fifty cent quality at
three for a dollar, as its big leader for Saturday.
Before noon the neckwear department looked like it had
been struck by a storm. The aisles were jammed with peo
ple and the manager of the department was gleefully estima
ting the volume of the day’s business when the proprietor
The proprietor was a young man—of the same metal that
Marshall Fields and John Wanamakers are made of. He
noted that the people were buying ties BUT NOTHING
ELSE. "Why is this?" he demanded. "Why aren’t these
people sent to other departments where we have just as
many good values?”
The manager replied that this was a conservative store
and he thought it would be undignified to have his sales
people go out of their own department or even suggest that
his customers visit other departments.
’There’s nothing undignified about it,” retorted the
owner. "Most of these people are receiving in change two
to ten times the amount of their purchases. Most of them
are bargain hunters or they would not be here today. All of
them will soon need other things we sell.
"I fail to see whv it would be undignified or a violation
of good merchandising to have your salespeople suggest a
visit to other departments. What about our new stock of
gloves for Fall? Aren’t our new line of hats and our large
assortment of Fall overcoats worth talking about?
"Here within twenty feet of you is the best lot of shirts
we have ever shown—a line at a dollar that cannot be dupli
cated in this city, and your salespeople haven’t said a word
"All these goods are hereto sell, Mr. Blank. We are
not advertising the whole store for the exclusive benefit of
your department. Don’t ignore the power of suggestion but
train your people to give hints that will send customers to
"During a rush like this suggestions can he made quiet
ly, quickly and discreetly. When business is normal more
care and better judgment will prevail. Get acquainted with
your customers and you will make them customers for the
This splendid plan to increase the efficiency of store ad
vertising was put into practical use in all the departments
and the customers liked it.
And it changed the employes of that store from mere
slot machines into real salesmen.
( Continued next Saturday. )