Falls City news. (Falls City, Or.) 190?-19??, July 01, 1916, Image 1

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FALLS CITY NEWS
VOL. XII
FALLS CITY OREGON. SATURDAY, JULY 1. 1916
No. 4 en
WAR NOTE SOUNDED Would Organize Company From The Soldier Boys
ed to, "Some poor soldier boy who
has been overlookhd,” ’.Some boy
Dallas, Ore.. June 28.
Wednesday, June 28, 11*16- who has no mother," and others
Kama« Editor Tall« Waal to Pro*
En Route, Vicinity, ShastaSprings o f a similar nature. I sorted these
To the Editor:
para for Tronbla.
To The Folks A t Home Who packages to srn that they reached
As a captain o f the Oregon
Aré Particulurly Interested in the thqir proper destination and I
National Guards on the Reserve
COAST TO BE FOUGHT FOR
assure you that those packages
List, many are looking to me to Third Battalion:
No doubt you are anxious to received special attention and if
take the lead in the organization
La Oranda Chautauqua Crowd Neara o f a volunteer company in Polk know how your boys faired on possible were more thoroughly
Warning That Japan Will Join
County. This burden I am willing their first day enroute, and I shall appreciated than those that were
Combination to Seiio the
to assume, and have already ta­ endeavor to give you in a general naturally expected.
Our diet does not need any
Troaaurea of America
ken initial steps. However, this way the result o f our firet days
is a matter that should receive trip. Oregon City greeted us special mention for with all the
with a healthy number, but no good things on board already men­
lit Grande, Or., June 25. Ban­ the attention o f every patriotic
doubt
they are saving their most tioned we could not suffer, were
in « his contentions upon observa­ citizen in this county. It is a
precious
farewells for their own we compelled to stay aboard the
tions and conclusions attained after matter that should r e c e i v e
boys
who
will also have left ere cars a week.
As for sleeping
prolonged study of the European prompt and immediate consider­
this
report
reaches
you.
quarters,
I
must
Bay tnat along
I have communicated
war at close range, Victor Mur­ ation.
with
the
individual
Uncles Sam
Unless
Woodburn
had
a
float­
dock, well-known Progressive Kan­ with the State Military authori­
has
learned
something
by experi­
ing
population
o
f
several
hun­
sas editor and Congressman, to­ ties, and from what I learn, it
ence
I
took
a
trip
o
f
a like na­
dred
when
we
reached
there,
I
night sounded an alarm o f im­ seems practically certain that a
ture
in
1898
and
I
assure
you the
have
been
misinformed
as
to
the
pending war, and called u|>on the call for volunteers will come.
size
o
f
that
little
city.
It
is
char­
men
did
not
sleep
in
tourist
sleep­
West for preparedness to meet Under such circumstances, it be­
ers
between
wholesome
clean
acteristic
o
f
a
sailor
to
have
a
hooves each and every one o f us
the crisis he foresees.
sweetheart
in
every
port
but
I
sheets
with
pillows
upon
w’
hich
to
He s|>oke twice at the opening who desire to offer our services
did
not
realize
that
a
soldier
was
rest
their
weary
heads.
Money
o f the lit Grande Chautauqua, the to our country in this, her time
so far superior in diplomacy that could not buy better sleeping quar­
first time on "National Character,” o f need, to act promptly and de­
he
could have several sweethearts ters for our men. Every precau­
and tonight to a big crowd on cisively. We can not afford to
in the same town, until we reach­ tion is being taken to keep the cars
hang
back
waiting
for
the
other
Early June Peas, per can
"Preparedness.” He emphasized
ed Woodburn. It seemed to me clean and sanitary and every o f­
the opinion that Oregon and the fellow. Let us get together at
Red Ribbon saurkraut, per can
that every member o f Co. "1 ” , ficer is on the alert to do anything
Coast will be the bone o f conten­ once, and organize, and be ready
was trying his best to bid an ap­ and everything which concerns
for
immediate
muster
into
the
Colton Peaches, per can
tion when the war he foresees
Government service when the propriate farewell to at least the welfare o f his men.
comes to a reality.
Standard Corn, per can
During a short stop at Smithson
call comes. By getting together three charming members o f the
Europe Face« Problem.
gentler sex, who all in turn seem- at about 5 o’clock p. m. sweaters
without
further
delay,
we
can
3 Packages Quaker corn flakes
"A ft e r this European w ar,”
ed to show a special fondness for were issued to all the men in lieu
said Mr. Murdock tonight, “ the get some drilling and instruction,
1 Bottle Golden Crown Catsup
some soldier boy.
o f their blouses which were taken
nations o f Europe will face the and thus put ourselves in position
Ere the throbbing hearts o f the up at Clackamas yesterday, just
to
make
good
soldiers
when
need­
most gigantic problem o f unem­
boys o f Co. " I ” , had again as- before our departure. The men
ployment in the history o f the ed. I will make a personal effort
sumed their normal tread, and were given a few minutes exer-
to
get
as
many
ex-militiamen
to
world, and will be without work­
their twitching lips assumed their cise after which we ail enjoyed a
ing capital. The United States sign up as possible, thus securing
natural expressions it was time good foot bath in the cooling
a
nucleus
o
f
trained
men
for
the
has 72 i>er cent of the known gold
for the boys o f Companys, L, and waters of a mountain stream,
new
unit.
Before
we
can
organ­
of the world. The men of Europe
N, to step into the lime light and after which we returned to the
ize,
however,
it
is
absolutely
today are strong-armed, and soon
bid farewell to their relatives and cars and continued on our way.
essential
that
the
required
num­
will be in need of the capital now
Nothing more than a headache
ber o f men sign an agreement to friends who had gathered in
in this country.
Salem, in goodly numbers, to bid or two, no doubt caused by the .
enlist
should
proper
authority
be
“ We are rich, but unarmed, and
their boys a fond farewell. I as­ natural inclination o f someone to
we are soft. W e might just as granted It is upon this agree­
sure
you we were proud o f the get a little more than their share j
well face this disagreeable fact. ment that the proper authoriza­
showing
Dallas made. It seem­ of the good things on board, has
No Euro|>ean nation ulone will as­ tion is given. In case there is
ed
to
me,
as the train departed been reported at medical head-,
sault us. They will do it in com­ no actual service in Mexico or
from
Salem
and I stood gazing at quarters. Several left arms are
bination. When that combination elsewhere, those men enlisting
the
hundreds
o f people gathered a bit sensitive and sore and if one
is formed it will include Japan. would perhaps be discharged at
there,
that
every
other face was desires a clear passage in a crowd-
In order to make the
PROGRAM
We have the most dangerous coast once.
a
familiar
face
from
Dallas. The ed aisle an endeavor to get by on
movement
a
success,
the
earnest
line in the world, and the worst
10:00 A. M.— Opening Song, America.
boyB appreciate it and feel that the left side will clear the aisle in
o f that is on the Pacific Coast. support o f the newspapers o f the
Invocation—
E. A. LaDovv.
you
are
worthy
o
f
our
best
ef-1
no
uncertain
manner,
Naval and military critics know it. county is absolutely necessary. |
Government fare interspersed
That we will secure your, patriotic forts on this mission, whatever
Song— When the Flags are Full o f Stars, 24 girls.
"The country west o f the Sier­
that may be.
with the delicases aboard constitu-
and
earnest
support
is
assured.
Speaking.
ras will be the bone of contention
A similar demonstration was ting our evening meal, a smoke, a
Publicity is needed, and I will
Music.
in our next war. I live 1500 miles
depend upon you entirely to give experienced at Albany where the chat, reminisences including the
inland, but the coast line o f Oregon
Glee Song— 24 Girls.
the matter the necessary public­ friends and relatives o f the boys folks at home, a few minutes of
is the coast line of Kansas. When
12:00 Basket Dinner.
ity. Above all. it must be im­ in Co. " K ” , gathered to bid silent meditation for those o f a
Oregon’s hour of peril comes, and
1:15 Ball Game, Perrydale Vs. Airlie.
pressed upon the people that them a fond farewell and assure more serious nature, bed time and
it will come, there will be no
prompt action , is necessary.
It them o f their appreciation o f the sleep and so ended the first day of
3:30
Ray’s Rough Riders, Riding and Roping stunts.
cheap, taudry ‘ peace-at-any-price’
should not take to exceed ten sacrifices many o f the boys were our trip to San Diego,
5:00 Races on North Main Street.
talk that will keep the sons o f the
I am advised that we will be
days to secure the necessary called upon to make.
Foot races Sack Race, 1st prize $1; 2d prize 50c.
Sun Flower state from marching
From Salem to Eugene we ex- encamped at Fort Rosecrans, near
number o f signatures. This is
to the Pacific Coast’s defense.
E gg Race, 1st prize $1; 2d prize 50c.
a time for us to quit talking and perienced quite a heavy rain. San Diego, for some little time
“ My belief is that Europe will
Three-legged
race, 1st prize $1; 2d prize 5oc
act. Let us show our patriotism People stood in pools o f water, and those wishing to write to any
make a pretext for war by de­
Boys’ Race, 1st prize $1; 2d prize 5oc.
by deeds, rather than words. many drenched to the skin hav­ of the boys in the 3d Battalion
manding exorbatant indemnities
Let us be true Americans in every ing waited for several hours to may address their mail to that
Girl’s
Race, 1st prize $1; 2d prize 5oc
from Mexico and Nicaragua, and
sense o f the word.Our country bid some father, son, husband, point. Be of good cheer, write
Horse races Horses weighing 000 to 150 lb.
when they fail to pay, as they
will undoubtedly need us, and brother or sweetheart farewell, cheerful letters to your boys and
will, Europe and Japan will land
Horses weighing 700 to 750.
will undoubtedly call for us, for but I am safe in making the as­ do not believe any false reports
and occupy in the face o f the
the Mexican problem will be no sertion that no rain could have that may come to your ears. We
Monroe Doctrine, and that minute
small thing to solve, and it will dampened the ardor displayed by will keep you advised as soon as Americans in Mexico any protec­ all sounds very plausable and is
the United States will be in a fight
tion, why not recall the troops, very appealing.”
take several hundred thousand the hundreds o f people that possible at all times.
for her life.”
place a strong guard along the
But will it satisfy those who
men to do it completely; let us greeted us in every town,
Sincerely yours,
In the afternoon address he said
border to keep out maurauding have suffered in Mexico because
Packages, boxes, baskets, con­
now, and immediately, commence
E. K. Piasecki.
three weeks ago he went to Chic­
bands and tell Carranza to go to it. of Wilson’ s "Watchless W ait­
to prepare ourselves. Each man taining everything that could 1st. Lieut. Co. " L ” .
ago to a convention, the Progress­
ing?”
settles that for himself, and im­ make a man sick or well. Sweets
ive, that began very nicely, but
W ill it restore to life those
mediately upon arriving at his for the man with a sweet tooth,
THEIR
TRUMP
CARD
CARRANZAS DEMANDS
didn’t end so well; that he stood
murdered
in Mexico because the
decision, let him at once go to sours for the man who’s basket
The editor o f the Independence
before the audience a political
The United States troops were
Wilson Policies afforded no pro­
the nearest place where there is was packed with the sweets on
Monitor regaled its readers last
orphan, and that he didn’t know
tection to American citizens
a form o f a contract and sign his top, for the man who enjoys it, sent across the Mexican border, week with the following:
"ju st where he was at.” —Oregon­
abroad?
name.
Polk County Observer, likewise tobacco in chunks for with the reluctant consent o f
"T h at the Democrats will plead
ian.
Will it satisfy American man­
and Itemizer offices in Dallas; the man that would rather chew Carranza, ostensibly to capture for the President’s re-election
it and squirt it through his teeth Villa. In this they have noto­ because o f his efforts to keep the hood to sit supinely at home
Independence
National
Bank
in
A GOVERNMENT BLUNDER
Independence; J. C. Talbott’s in preference to burning it and riously failed, and Carranza, be­ country at peace there is no while wives, daughters, mothers
"Somebody blundered” when Furniture store in Falls City and blowing it through his nose.
coming weary o f their unsuccess­ question. It is their trump card and sisters o f American citizens
and they will play it.
“ This were brutally outraged by M ex­
the govornment, through Secre­ D. C. W alker’s Confectionery in
Fruit of every nature, more ful efforts, requested that the
policy,”
declared
Chairman ican soldiers and bandits, because
tary Redfield issued an appeal to Monmouth.
packages, more baskets, more troops be recalled as its continued Glynn, "does satisfy the moth­ o f "T h is P olicy" Father Glynn
the public to save waste paper.
Let us all get busy, and estab­ boxes and bundles until we could stav created the impression in ers o f the land at whose hearth boasts of?
There is no sale for the stuff that
the minds o f the Mexicans that and fireside no jingoistic war has
W ill " T h a t " be their "trum p
would pay the freight charges on lish another record for old Polk. easily compete with any bakery,
placed
an
empty
chair.
It
does
the
United
States
was
seeking
a
card",
and will the Wilsonites
a fifty mile haul let alone paying Our Company in the 3d Oregon, fruit stand or candy shop in Port­
satisfy the daughters o f the land play it?
expenses o f bailing and cartage. now on its way to the border, land. For all of which we heart­ quarrel that they might control
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from whom no bluster and brag
their lands. Now the question
A little investigation on the part was one o f the first to mobolize, ily thank you.
have sent no loving brother to
It is really wonderful that the
o f the officials before the appeal
There is always someone with a is, the troops having failed in dissolution and the grave.
It Democrats should fall in love with
and the second company in the
was issued would h a w saved a
their purpose, and the govern­ does satisfy the fathers o f this Abraham Lincoln. The memory
lot o f useless correspondence and U. S. to be mustered into service spirit magnanimous enough to look
land and the sons ot this land o f man runneth back to the time
given the public generally a for the Government. Let us fol­ out for the poor unfortunates in ment having no ulterior designs
who will fight for our flag and when the Democratic party de­
higher regard for the opinions o f low up this record by getting this world who do not receive the upon Mexico, why linger in that
die for our flag when reason nounced Lincoln in as scathing
high-up government
officials. busy at once on another company constant care and attention of land o f sand, cactus and tarantu­
primes the riflle, when honor terms as they now do some o f the
Will tne Secretary now please
— a company from Polk County. some good wife, sister or mother. la's? Inasmuch as Wilson has draws the sword and when jus­ later presidents. It certainly is
issue a bulletin telling us where
I refer to those good people who furnished Carranza with arms. tice breathes a blessing on the blasphemy for them to compare
Respectfully,
we might fihd a market for this
Which Lincoln with this man Wilson.
placed
packages on board address- find does not intend to afford the i standard they uphold. ”
W alter L. Tooze, Jr.
paper?
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We Do Not
Want to be Pessimistic
However We Can t Overcome Facts
Merchandise of nearly every description
is constantly advancing.
You will do well to anticipate your needs
for the future. Our prices will remain the
same so long as present stock lasts.
GROCERY SPECIALS.
Selig’s Cash Price Store,
“ Meeting and Beating Competition”.
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