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Saturday, May 13,*191(1
TllE FALI.8 CITY NEWS.
ASK AID FOR BLIND
Call Upon American Women to
Help War Victims.
PLA N TO TEAC H T H EM TR A D ES
Unctning Activity of American People
in Their Effortc to Alleviate Suffer*
inga In Europe Haa Met With Kind,
eat ef A p p recia tio n From Abroad.
New York.- The activity o f the
American people 1“ their effort* to alle
viate the sufferings lu Europe has re
suited In the saving of the live« of
mau.v persona who were ou the verge
o f starvation aud the receiving o f pro
found thanks (torn both victims and
rulers o f the belligerent nation*. Their
unceasing work wlU long be remem
tiered. Money aud supplies in large
quantities have been sent to both sidea.
One o f the latest steps taken by the
sympathisers of the allies is sn appeal
Issued by the B. F. B. (British, French.
Belgian! Permanent Blind Belief fund,
with headquarters In this city, over
the names o f Lady Arthur Paget of
the fund's executive committee and
Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, one o f the
honorary secretaries, calling upon the
w omen o f America for aid. The appeal
says In part:
"Thousands o f wives, mothers and
daughters In France. England and Bel
glum are speaking to you. Their but
band», brothers and sons, blinded In
the war. are helpless and hopeless.
They cannot see to work at their for
mer trades. These brave, true women
are now obliged to assume the entire
burden o f supporting them and their
children, o f supplying all their daily
Photo bv American Press Association.
KBS. H. r. WHITNEY.
material needs and o f encouraging
then* constantly In their complete de
spair and continual distress.
'T'uless you act these thousands o f
■women w ill be condemned for the rest
o f their lives to an existence o f hope
less drudgery and hardship.
"F o r humanity's sake help these Eu
ronean women. They are your sisters,
even though you have never seen them.
"S ix months' training w ill educate
the blinded men dependent on them I d
trades net requiring sight. Even your
single donation alone w ill go fa r to
ward enabling one o f these sightless
men to support himself and partly sup
pert his fam ily for the rest of his life.
-These women stretch appealing
hards to yon from across the ocean
Make at least one o f them permanent-
ly happy and her husband, father or
sen permanently useful by sending ns
"T b e sooner you act the sooner one
h r»’-'-, good, faithful woman w ill be
res .-red from an existence o f despair
and crushing slavery and the sooner
tbe man who is tragically anxious to
support her will lie saved from a life o f
uac'.erincc* and hopelessness"
COST A DIAM OND FOR
EACH TIM E JIL T E D
c++ ■ m -m + H -H -:-: - h - h
Youth Haa Only Throe Remaining of i
Originol Ss von In Lockot— Ho poo
to Find a Trus Lovor.
Kansas City. Mo A well dressed
i young utuu walked luto a loau office
here. He brought forth his pocketbook
and pa Id the interest ou money he bail
borrowed ou u lookot
Then he asfccd Frank Nevtn. up
pralscr* to be allowed to see the triii
ket. Nor in produces! It. The young
man examined it nnd grew confidential.
"That locket." lie said, "represents
four love affairs goue astray. You will
notice four o f the seven diamonds with
which It was originally set are missing.
It was four years ago that I became
engaged the first time. The girl sug
grated 1 take a diamond from the locket
for our engagement ring. 1 have been
engaged three' times since, and every
time I have used one o f the diamonds.
Tbe girls have broken their engage
incuts aud tbeu kept the ring.
"You see those three remaining
stones? 1 hope to be able to find a girl
that will keep her promise before they
are all gone."
Mr. Nevtn said the diamonds tu the
locket were worth about $75 each.
THE TURKISH WOMEN
That we can print your Letterheads. Billheads,
Statements. Envelopes. Circulars and Booklets as artis
tically and at as reasonable prices as any other reput
able print shop in Polk County.
It ’ s interested in every effort made for the develop
ment and betterment o f Falls City. It covers the ter
ritory reached by Falls City advertisers, thus making
the best advertising medium.
The Falls City News.
Killing Americans along the
Mexican border , is good. Right
By K. V WiUi.tt
to travel at will on the high seas
not he abridged quoth Sire
Washington. May 11.—1
but you’d better stay
choicest piece of legislative faking
the Mexican border.
that has come to light in many a I
R ural C redit Bill
Veils Being Discarded or Modified, day is the Democratic rural credit
measure known as the Moss-Hollis I Another large English liner
and Theaters Will Soon See
Native Actresses Is Belief.
has been sunk by a German tor
Constantinople.— Since the allies a ban
doned tbe Dardanelles attack Constan
tinople has become uortnal nud Is now
as far removed from the theater o f
war as any big city in neutral coun
tries. The cafes and motion picture
houses are well attouded. and the then
ter* are crowded. Recently there was
a big first night in the Petit Champs,
the occasioii being the performance o f
a French comedy. The actors were
Turks, but the actresses were all \r
menlans, as Turkish women are not
- yet permitted to appear on the stage,
but the general opinion Is expressed by
all thinking Turks that l>efore long
their women will make their first np-
pearance as actresses.
The emancipation o f women in Tur
key has made remarkable progress
since the beginning o f the war. In tb i
best society In Constantinople the wo
men no lo lger wear their veils when
receiving their guests. Though veils
continue to be worn by the Turkish
women In tho street, still the fashion
has made them so flimsy and transpar
ent that they might just as well be dis
Consequently all the fascination and
mystery that heretofore has surround
ed the harem has suddenly disappeared.
There is no longer any such thing, and
In Us place there is simply tbe usual
family life. The Turkish woman is as
much a housewife as her European sis
ter. and in this w ar her resources have
been taxed to tbe utmost. Despite the
fact that the rich agricultural country
of Anatolia Is not far distant, the prices
of all uecessaries o f life have Increased
Turkey has awakened from Us long
lethargy, and the war has brought a
new life in the empire. Progress is
now the keynote, and tbe indications
are that within a few years Constanti
nople w ill be one o f tbe most advanced
cities in the world.
W OMEN NOT R E A L A N G LER S .
N*w York Commissioner Pratt, There
for». Would Let 'Em Fish Free.
Albany, N\ Y .—"W om en." says Con
i servation Commissioner Pratt, "do not
i constitute a factor o f importance in tbe
Therefore Mr. Pratt recommends that
i tbe fair sex. as are children under six
j teen years o f age. be exempt from tbe
I provisions o f his bill to compel fisher
j men to take oat an annual license cost
j ing *1.10.
j " I t Is not desired." be adds, "to put
any burden upon these young fisher
Coder the bill a license is not re
F O X IN PORCH SW ING.
quired to catch suckers, bullheads, carp
or other plebeian fish, but to catch fish
A pri*#n l!y Found Cushion Comfort*
propagated hr the state the *1.10 fee
•bio Slospmg Pisco.
must be paid.
Deazte, Cal. — When C A. Werner
opened his house the other morning be
W EDS LO S ER O F PH OTO.
fonad his swinging seat occupied by a
full grown fox. With the cushion for
a neat the fox was resting comfort Pi inter Traveled Throughout Middle
Weet Six Months Seeking Ideal.
ably and evidently ‘ enjoying hit quar
Hudsonville. Mich.—George N. How-
When his presence became known ard. a planter of Birmingham. A l a .
the member* o f the fam ily came troop found a handbag on the Panama-Pa
ing out to eee tbe porch climber. Then cific exposition grounds at San Fran
the fox disappeared under the house, cisco last September. Tbe bag con
wher* h's nature prompted him to hide . tained the photograph o f a young w o
until the spectators left the porch, man. On the picture was written the
when, finding the coast again clear, ns me "Wisconsin."
Howard fell In love and for six
the fox gracefully jumped on the
porch and Into the swinging seat, and month* traveled throughout tbe middle
with sn almost human air of comfort west seeking his ideal. H e found her
aud satisfaction adjusted the pillow here.
The bride was Miss Nettie T els ms o f
and settled down to complete the
Oshkosh. W is
When again Interrupted tbe fox dis
appeared and headed for the moon
Flying H*n Drops Egg.
Rluefieki. W. Va.— What is believed
to be tbe Brat time ou record o f a ben
Woman Will 8« Undertaker.
laying an eg g in midair was tbe un
St. Paul. — Miss Katherine S Slep- usual accomplishment o f a brown leg-
py o f 27 Crocus place w ill continue h-'rt» in tbe express office at Graham.
the undertsktn- b'V*----* left by the Tbe hen was in a coop o f chickens
death o f her father. William J. Steppy. After the coop had been placed on a
"M ost o f tbe work will be done by em truck tbe hrown leghorn escaped, and
ployee*. however." she said. Miss ! whiln flying dropped a snow white egg
Sleppy is sole heir to the HT.SW estate ( Into space.
John Jones, a colored
left by her father and tbe $¡>.000 estate roustabout who was pursuing the ben.
left by her mother.
j caught tbe egg a* It dropped.
In many a message, report and ! pedo.
It carried munitions o f
speech, the Democrats have an war, no lives were lost, and for
nounced that they have heard th e1 some unacountable reason there
call o f American farming for \ w ere no Americans aboard. The
cheaper money to finance farming- United States government will
operations. They have told the i investigate.
farmer that they are providing a
federal credit system that w U de-!
Work* Both Way*.
atroy the power of the money len- ■ Mrs. X -Bothered with time wast
der everywhere. The Govern ing callers, are you? Why don't you
try iny plan?
ment will put its own funds into
Mrs. Y-.—What I* your plan?
the system, they say, and the re- ; Mrs. X.—Why, when tbe bell ring*
suiting cheap money will make I put on mv hat and glove* before 1
press tbe tuition
I f It proves to he
rural America a Paradise and M.uie one I don't want to *ee I *lm
ply say. "So aorry. but I'm just going
Then they write a bill which, Mr*. Y.—But suppose I f * *ome on#
purports to do this thing. They j you <lo want to see?
fill this bill up with words, some. Mrs. X. Oh. then I say. "So fortu
nate: I've Ju t come In
100 printed j ages o i wo. d.-k pro script.
viding every minute detail of an j
When Abstinence Wee a Novelty.
elab nate government land bank
Seventy years ago drinking wa* *o
system, and right in the middle of common that, when a total abstainer
this measure they insert tw o ) ages applied to a London company for a
o f type that absolutely nullify th e; life Insurance policy, the board of di
rectors held a » ikh 'I h I meeting to deal
rest o f the bill.
«Ith the unprecedented ca*e. They
These two pages provide for th e: finally decided to Insist on a »pedal
premium to cover tbe extra hazard. but
incorporation o f joint stock land the man u|>set thetr expectations by
banks which are to be pri\ ate | living to the age o f elghty-two.— Youth *
competitors o f the government sy- j Companion.
stem- The private joint stock
A Not* of Apprehension.
banks are given every advantage) “ Do you think your boy Jo«h will be
enjoyed by the government Insti- sa,i8fioJ to s,ay °® ,he farm?"
"Mt'l.be It'll be Ju»t a* well If he
tution. In addition, they are freed isn't." commented Farmer Coratossel.
from all the restrictions with ’ The way lie wants to run the pla'-S.
which the authors of the bill have if he is satisfied nobody else ran be
halfway comfortably." — Washington
hedged about the government Star.
The result will be. if th ■ Moss-1 ..a _
Whet h . 8.id.
H o llis bill is passed
ill its j »recen t
8«» Or»bum Is aft«*r everything be
can get. Did you »ay he was getting
p ro fe s s io n a l d a r t s
* h * + i m - m - h
In the Circuit Court of the State
o f Oregon for Folk County, De
partment No. 2, No. 4813.
John T. Hughes, Plaintiff, v. Alvah
G. Lineback, Rida lin e back, Alex
Christ, Rina Christ, Walter L
Toose and Phil Arthur, Defend-
I'll vaici AN
P. M . HELLWABTH
PHYSICIAN a n d b u r u k o n
O ffice one d o o r rant o f P, O.
hmu J u »» Phon« 868
CHI HOl'H ATTIC
To Alex Christ und Rina Christ,
defendants above named.
DR. W. L. Holloway
In the name of the Stute of Ore-
|gon:Youare hereby required to
appear and answer the complaint
filed against you in the nbove en
titled Court und suit, within six
weeks from the dute o f the first
publication of this summons, towit,
on or before the 15th day of May,
1916, and if you fail so to answer
the said complaint for want there
o f the plaintiff will apply to said
Court and take a decree for the
relief prayed for in the said com
That plaintiff recover off and
from the defendants Alvah G.
Une buck and Rida Lineback Three
hundred and seventy-five ($375'
Dollars, with interest thereon at
eight per cent, per annum since
February 37, 1911, until paid, and
Sixty ($60) Dollars as attorney's
fees herein, and his costs and dis
bursements, and that the mort
gage given by said defendants
Uneback to W. H. Boals October
27, 1906, and recorded on page 157
o f Volume 27 o f the Polk County,
Oregon, Mortgage Records, and
now held by plaintiff, be foreckw-
ed in the manner provided by law,
and that the real property describ
ed in the said mortgage, viz.:
That tract or parcel of land, be-;
ing a part of the Donation l.and
Claim o f John Sheldon and wife,
Notification No. 6832, Claim No.
41. in Township 8 South. Range 6
West o f the Willamette Meridian,
in the County of Polk and State of
Oregon, and bounded and describ
ed as follows, to-wit: Beginning atj
a point which is 32 chains South!
and 25 chains West from the
Northeast corner of said Claim;
thence South 18.80 chains; thence
West 5.00 chains; thence North |
18.80 chains; thence Blast 5 chains
to the place of beginning, contain- j
ing 9.40 acres, more or less;
— be sold for the satisfaction oft
the amounts decreed to be due the
plaintiff herein, and that plaintiff
may have such other relief as is
prayed for in the said comolaint.
W ill U *t rail* city Hut,?,
MONDAY «na FRIDAY Alternaos*.
U g t l Week.
»110111000 d a r t s
jfa lls d itç lîo tc l
S a m e l* R eam *
O r e » * » , F re e rle le r
IIA Id.Kit simps
Bohle’s Barber Shops
Fall* City, Oregon
Khar* ye* u * fat a M m . Hair Cal. Batk
•f 'M in e
A t t u i f * r D e lla * i t « « * L a a a d r y
(Huilais* forward®«! lursUay evening
G . L. H A W K I N S
M A R B LE ANO GRANITE
M ONUM ENTS
0 * ll* o , O r ó le *
FUÑIERA L OINKCTOH
R. L CHAPMAN
Wo »Head to oil work promptly.
Dolo* oj U F o IL City. Or
This summons, by order o f the
Hon. H. H. Belt, Judge o f said
Court, dated the 30th day of
March, 1916, is published once a
week for six corrective weeks, in
the Balls City News, a weekly
newspaper o f general circulation
published in said County.
The date o f the first publication
form, that the government bank w«,n off?”
of this summons is April 1, 1916.
Headquarter* fur Candy and G ig a ri
will be a fizzle in uhich the pul lie
r*“ * * « 1
. . . .
. that he was getting off easily. —Judge.
H A R R I N G T O N
Treasury will sink $6,000,000 ol
Attorney for plaintiff.
its funds, while the private joint
Origin o» -Math.»
stock banks will flourish, giving I The :om,non rUu* word ma,,h" ta
from a beautiful gy|>sy word, "mafa-
the nation a mighty mortgage da." which means "to charm by the
Post Office Time Card
banking system in the same pri- eyes."
vate hands that now lend money
Prtqrresa la the activity o f today and
O ffice hours: Daily, except Sun
on farm lands.
the assurance of tomorrow —Emerson.
8 a.m. to 6.30 p.tn.
The writer does not claim that
Prompting tho Prompter.
Mail arrives, from
the private stock banks will not do
Like all artiata. Sir Henry Irving
9 00 a.in.. 6:15 p in.
good to American farming, or that aomettmes allowed tbe line lie wa* to
9:00 A. M., 6:15 P. M.
the system in the long run might
ment. bnt so seldom hi* prompter
Portland A’ Eugene train 101,
not lie better for the country than grew , areleaa. One night Sir Henry
11:55 a. m.
the government land bank scheme. turned to tbe wing* and »aid. ‘‘ line.
He does, however, call attention please." The prompter wa* busy ebat-
black Rock, 1:30 P. M.
to the Democratic
hyjiocrisy ting, and Sir Henry repeated. "Line,
Mail cloera for:
lln ef' There wa* a rustling o f leave*,
which, purporting to do one thing and then a distressed voice murmured.
Salem.8.50 A.M., 1 P.M. and 5:30 Gaudi«*, Tobacco« and Cigar«, at
for the farmer, really does an en Which line. Sir Henry?"
L. B. W O N D E R LY’ S
tirely different thing.
Eugene A’ Portland train 162,
An Egyptian papyrus which date*
back to about 4000 B. C ha* tbe fol
1 p. m.
CONSIDER THE EDITOR.
lowing injunctions: “ Calumnies should
Rock, 11 A. M.
Notice to News Subscribers
Picking up an exchange we never be repeated." "Guard thy speech
Mail Order and Postal Savings
before all things, for a man's rain lies
came upon this choice bit:
In hi* tongue.” The wise men o f the window closes st 6 P. M.
A mark here indicates that
“ Remember that the newspaper rate early learned good sente
S u nd ay O n ly
your subscription is delinquent^
editor whom you are cussing is
Pleaae call and fix it.
Nailed by th* Ear*.
Office hours: 9:30 to 10:80 a.m:
probably the fellow who will have
During tbe prosecution o f ■ London
to write your obituary. Also re east end shopkeeper for adulteration
member that when he writes your recently the magistrate remarked that
In day* gone by trade-men convicted of
Portland Ac Eugeue train 101,
obituary' out o f the goodness o f his offenses similar to this were punished
11:55 a. to.
Mr. Hem* Seeker
heart he will probably overlook by being tailed by the ear* to their
COMK TO FALL* CITY, ORKOON
Mail closes lor Salem, 8:50 a. m.
the fact that you arc a skunk and own doorpeets.
and Day Orchard Land
Eugene A Portland train'102, 1
a deadbeat and wifebeater, and
He that w ill not reason Is * bigot
out o f sympathy for your family be that cannot reason Is * fool, and he
Effective Oct. 20, 1915.
will put a halo on your head and that dares not reason Is a stare.— Sir
I ra C. M e h r l i n u , Postmaster
picture you as twanging a golden
harp in the New Jerusalem. Then
be charitable, even if the editor
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