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FALLS CITY NEWS
EVER Y MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD
IN STATE A N N U ALLY TAXED $30
O io g o n T a i Spending Bodice Yearly
Ex p e n d M o r a Than $ 2 2 . 0 0 0 . 0 0 0
Schoola M o a t C oatly Ite m ,
Saya A . H . Harrie
Salem, Ore. Oct. 21. "T h eta x
gathering power in the state of
Oregon is taking aproximately
♦30 from everv man, woman and
child this year to meet the ex
penses o f government.
another look at the figures. The
average family consists o f five
persons, hence the family con
tribution to the expenses o f g o v
ernment. state, county, city and
Schools, is 1150. The amount is
greater than the earning power
o f the average man, over neces-
sary expenses for food, shelter
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
Wednesday afternoon we had a
meeting o f the high school for the
purpose o f debating on the coming
presidential election in November.
Some o f our silver tongued orators,
Troval Powers and Claude Graham
brought out the good and the bad
points of their parties and candi
dates. A fte r the discussion which
seemed to come out about even,
we had a vote of the entire high
school which turned out as follows:
A fter this the meeting was
turned over to Supt. Reynolds.
Ile , 7 ave us a very good talk, that
study room at 9:07 with the satis was appreciated.
fying announcement that the home
Miss E. Lewis spent the tveek-
clock was three minutes slow, or
end in Portland.
that the "standard time” to which
Miss Miller spent the week-end
the school clock is regulated does
not run with our "Ingersol.” No
La von Gottfreid, George Dailey
more pensive dreaming ’neath the
Miss Gibson were visitors o f
shady trees o f shady streets.
the high school this week,
The cold, cruel, cynical faculty
Norten Bell spent the week in
tells us that these things do not
constitute the material o f which
success is made. So think we, too!
Henceforth, “ On Time” shall be
Mr. Lowe reports that while he
was in Salem last week-end some
kind-hearted student or students
Luella Ward and Ethel Sampson threw all his wood in the shed.
returned to school Monday after
Have you some work which you
a few days illness.
'need done? I f so, phone to the
Our high school register still (office and we will send a student
shows number o f visits by parents who can do the work.
our students earn all or part of
The orchestru met for regular their expenses and will appreciate
practice Tuesday evening, but as the "small jobs.”
several of the members were ab
The teachers put a ban on tardi
sent they did not practice very ness Monday morning. No more
long. They are expecting a better o f the pleasant 8:30 naps for us!
practice Thursday evening.
No more will we stroll into the
Why is a Ford like sch«x>l?
Because it has a crank in front
und a lot o f nuts behind.
A fte r giving our library u good
cleaning out we find we have 348
books; 23 of these! are inew IxxikH
which arrived Wednesday after-
noon. We have made some library
rules and are enforcing them.
*Tn the order in which differ-
County Supt. W. I. Reynolds
ent branches o f the government visited the schools Wednesday,
take money from the taxpayer f|e ^jlVe us a very interesting
the list looks like this; Schools, address.
cities and towns, counties, high-
teachers celebrated the
ways, the state m.scelaneous . low. f their finjt month ac),uaint.
The boys o f the high school have
ports, fire patrol. The total o f 1 anceship with us Tuesday by car
a foot ball team. They
these items, for the year 1916,
rying a ‘ ‘ weenie" roast to a suc raised enough money to buy a foot
cessful conclusion. All reported ball and have some money left.
that huge sum by the number of
a pleasant time, but my. how Dr. G. E. Prime offered to coach
persons in the state the average
"cranky” the next day!
the team. They have begun to
amount collected may be found.
practice an hour each day at the
How much o f this money is
Emerson Wonderly was
wasted, how much o f it goes in
gra ft and needless expenditures, to ring the curfew an hour earlier elected captain o f the team. The
will never be known.
,,n ^*e 31st. This is for self pro- boys will try to have a game by
In levying for the expenditures tection.
for the year 1916, the assessment j ‘ ■
rolls prepared during the year
1915 are used. On this roll the
R. E .W i l l i a m s . M. L . T h o m p s o n , W . K. N ic h o l s ,
R. G .W h i t e ,
Cashier Assistant Cashier
total number o f acres *of tillable
land in the state is fixed at 10,-
257,972. In order to raise the
money needed each acre must
F a l l s C i t y , P o i . k C o u n t y . O r e g o n
contribute a trifle more than $2.
Understand, the figures Tare not
Does a General Banking Business.
Interest Paid on Time
for cultivated land, but ‘ ‘ tillable’
Exchange sold on all points in the United States.
land, whatever that may be in
Notary Public officially connected with the Bank.
mind o f the Oregon assessor.
‘ ‘The total expenditure for
education during the year 1916 is
more than 7,000,000, or to be ex
act; Levied for public schools,
$2,860,581 53; for the Oregon
Agricultural college $373,789.01;
for the University o f Oregon,
♦280,348.51; for the Monmouth
To our old friends and patrons we desire
to announce the opening o f our store and that
we are now ready to serve you with our usual
promptness and courtesy.
The State will spend $160,000
in improvements and additions to
state insane asylum, feeble mind
ed institution and girls industrial
The office o f county agent costs
oxach o f the counties that has one
$1200 to $1800, and the state as
Then there is a
‘ ‘County Agent
Leader, ” who gets a good salary.
dependable line o f staple groceries.
A Vote for Representative Hawley
iS one for an
Falls City Logging & Lumber Co.
These are anxious days for the
politician feeding at the pie
counter. Deep lines o f care are
marking their faces, and the
smile that attempts to illume
the death like pallor o f their
faces flits away even as the light
o f a tallow candle when the front
door blows open.
G O O D S H O E S , L A T E S T S TY L E 8 ,
A T L O W E 8 T P R IO E S FOR C A S H .
M RS. I . F0R8HEY,
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F A I L S C ITY. OREGON,
S ELIG ’S, Cash Price Store,
Pendleton Normal School
Please read his record in the
pamphlet sent to every registered
voter by the Secretary of State.
Republican Congressional Com.
W. J. Culver, Chairman.
R EPU B LIC AN NO M INEE
E X P E R IEN C E M E A N S
EC O N O M Y
I f elected I will make no general
raise in the assessed valuation
of the County.
( Paid adver )
MONMOUTH. Ore.. June J«.—The Oregon Normal
school opened this week . ■ students enrolled TSi,
■ largest on record tor state Normal in Oregon . . . .
how to care for large student hodr a problem . . . .
ROO being crowded Into auditorium with seating cn-
p a c lt v of 560
Galleries filled with extra chairs In
More t h a n 150 students seated on platform.
New boarding houses completed, additions to room
ing houses built aod tents used. One hundred girls
sleep on upper floor of school.
The official school report gives 150 grade pupils
In Monmouth, for teacher practice.
Read what those you have elected to handle the
affairs o f your state and who are thoroughly informed
regarding school conditions in Oregon have to say
concerning measure 308 on the ballot at the coming
By James Withycombe. Governor of Oregon:
"O re g o n Is u n q u e s t io n a b ly In n u rd of m o rn n o rm a l
sch o o l w o rk and P e n d le b m Is tho lo g ic a l p la c e fo r a
sch o o l of th la c la a a In p a t t e r n O r e g o n ."
By J. A. Churchill, State Superintendent of Public
" I t r u s t t h a t th e v o te rs o f the S t a t e w ill a s s is t in
r a ls in K the s t a n d a r d o f o , r sg hu ola b y e s t a b lis h in g a
S t a t e N o rm a l S c h o o l a t P w n d lcto n *'
By P. L. Campbell, President of the University of
" A t le u st one a d d it io n a l
needed In O re g o n ."
N o rm a l
u rg e n t ly
By W. J. Kerr. President of the Oregon Agricultural
" S in c e the people o f P e n d le t o n a re I n it ia t in g u m e a su re
fo r the e s t a b lis h m e n t of a N o rm a l S c h o o l a t t h a t place.
It w ill g iv e m e p le a s u re to su p gio rt t h is m e a s u re ."
By J. H. Ackerman, President Oregon Normal School,
PO LK COUNTY, OREGON
" A c a re fu l a n a ly s t s o f th e s it u a t io n w ill c o n v in c e a n y
nne t h a t O re g o n n e e d s a N o r m a l S c h o o l In E a s t e r n O re
gon a n d P e n d le to n f ills a l th e g o v e rn m e n t r e q u ire m e n t s ."
T H IR T Y YE A R S E XPE RIE NCE
IN ROAD B U ILD IN G
( Paid adver. )
MISS A L M E D A J . F U L L E R
Republican Nominee for
FOR POLK COUNTY
FRED J. HOLMAN
' (Paid adver.)
(Copied from Portland Oregonian )
Republican fibminee for
YOUR W IN T E R S H O E S
off Hie markets will permit.
The meeting held at W agner’s
hall last Sunday evening to dis
cuss the Brewers’ amendment
was very well attended.
speakers pointed out the evils of ; ■•M -t -H -M t i l l 'I 'I 'l l I I l 'IH-i-+H-l-+-l -H + -H - l - H --l--l- l"l- l- H " l--H - l- t"l"i"l"t"t- l-
the amendment and reasons why
W H E N BUYING
it should be voted down.
S E E T H EM
and mill workers.
Prices, low as ihe conditions
D A IN TY WAISTS
Shoes and Clothing for Loggers
the very best in shoes and clothing for loggers
NEW ARRIVALS IN
“ Meeting and Beating Competition” .
VOTE 59 X O FFIC IA L B A LLO T .
As has always been our custom, we handle
POLK CO UN TY, OREGON
It will be our aim, at all times, to keep a
Marion County has increased
expenditures $15 per voter in the
last three years.
SUGAR $8.25 P ER SACK
Republican and Progressive
Direct Primary Nominee for
FOR COUNTY ASSESSOR
Our Grocery Department
W. C. H A W LEY
Bank of Falls City
Polk County pays a total tax
o f $383,195.26.
$38 per head. O f this amount
♦124,139.52 goes for public schools
$12,418.97 to colleges and univer
sities making a total o f $136,557.-
97. to educate 5,324 children.
OREGON. SATURDAY. OCTOBER 28. 191«
By the County School Superlntendsnts of Oregon:
" R e s o lv e d , t h a t It is th e se n se o f th e C o w it y Sch o o l
S u p e rin te n d e n t s o f the S t a t e of O re g o n , In c o n v e n tio n
a sse m b le d , t h a t the b e at In t e re s t s of the s c h o o ls of the
S ta te d e m an d In c re a s e d f a c ilit ie s fo r the t r a in in g of
te a c h e rs , a n d t h a t w e . th e re fo re , e n d o rs e th e I n it ia t iv e
,0 m e a su re to e it a b t ls h a N o rm a l S c h o o l a t P e n d le to n ”
By Mra Chari,, H. Castncr, Preaidant of the Oregon
Federation of Women's Clube:
" I m o st h e a r t ily e n d e ra a th e lo c a t io n o f s a id
Sch o o l a t P e n d le to n ."
N o rm a l
Prof. Robert C. French, Former President of the
Normal School Located at Weston:
" A n Im m e d ia te e a ta b lla h n e e n t of su c h a s c h o o l a* so m a
c e n tr a l p o in t s u c h a s P e n d ie t on w o u ld prates a grene a sse t
to th e S t a t e of O re g o n "
B. F. Mulkey. Ex-President Southern Oregon Normal
" ! s h a ll s u p p o rt ih e lo c a t io n
N o rm a l S c h o o l a t P e n d lrd o n .”
of a n
E a s la r n
O rego n
State Board o f Hegemts o f Oregon N orm al School
declares that “ the necessity fo r additional Normal
school facilities in Oregon is apparent.”
Portland Chamber o f Com m erce endorses measure
308 and say Pendleton moot logical location Jor\Nor-
mal school in Eastern Oregon.
3 0 8 X Y E S IS A VOTE FOR YOUR CHILOBtN
(Paid A d v >
R a s t e r n O re g o n S t a t e N o rm a l S c h o o l C o m m it le a
B y J . H . G w ln n . S e c y . P e n d le to n . O re