Falls City news. (Falls City, Or.) 190?-19??, April 21, 1917, Page PAGE 2, Image 2

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It Came In Like a Lamb and Went
Out Like a Lion.
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to The Newt not latar tbau W edn ttda j.
Official Ntwtpapsr t f tbs City ef F tilt Clt#
Issi LD E very S aturday M orning
Notice To Alien Enemies
Under the proclamation o f the
President o f date April 6, 1917, it is
unlawful for alien enemies to have
in their possession the following
ou i
Any firearm, weapon, or imple­
ment o f war. or component part
thereof, «munition, maxim, or other
silencer, bomb, or explosive, or ma­
terial used in the manufacture o f
explosives; any aircraft or wireless
apparatus, or any form o f signaling
device, or any form o f cipher code .
or any paper, document, or book
written or printed in cipher or in
which there maybe invisable writing.
above referred to, and for the pur­
poses o f this notice, all natives, citi­
zens. denizens or subjects o f Ger-
any. being male, o f the age o f 14
years and upwards, who shall be
within the United States and not
actually naturalized, are termed
alien enemies.
I have been requested by the De­
partment o f Justice, to cause this
notice to be published and by this
publication notify all alien enemies
within this county to bring to the
office o f the sheriff or to police head­
quarters and to there urrender any
and all articles which it is unlawful
for them to have in their possesion.
A detailed receipt should be given
by the sheriff or the chief o f police
for all articles so surrendered, and
at the close o f the war such articles
should then be returned.
Any alien enemy who fails to sur­
render such articles within twenty-
four hours after the publication o f
this notice will be subject to sum­
mary arrest if such articles shall be
found in his possession; and the arti­
cle will be seized and forfeited to the
use o f the United States.
In this connection, I would call
your particular attention to the
proclamation, a copy o f which was
on April 6, 1917, published in all the
newspapers o f the state.
District Attorney for Polk County.
April 19, 1917.
D. A. White, et al,, Plaintiffs,
The County Court o f Marion
County, et al.. Defendants.
To McNary & McNary, Attorneys
for Plaintiffs:
In the official budget adopted in
Polk County, Oregon, for expendi­
tures by said County during the year
1917, $41,270.79 was named as a sum
for the construction and maintenance
o f the Salem bridge, and said sum is
now being collected by taxation in
said County o f Polk.
The County Court o f Polk County
now authorizes this offer o f compro­
If the County Court o f Marion
County will construct a bridge, of
new materials, as recommended in
the report o f Joseph Weare and John
H. Lewis, State Engineer, submitted
in January 1917, at the site and of
the size, type and dimensions so rec-
omended, within the next two years,
Ihe Polk Clounty Court will, upon the
completion o f such bridge, turn over
to the Marion County Court the said
sum o f 841,270.79, so specified in the
said 1917 budget, plus the sum o f
$2,000.00 in addition thereto, in case
Marion County maintains a free
ferry 14 hours daily, and will from
and after the completion o f such
bridge, pay 30 per cent o f the cost
o f maintaining such bridge. Marion
County is to make disposition o f and
have salvage o f old bridge.
The Polk County Court is willing
to execute a formal contract em­
bodying the terms above set forth.
E. K. Piasecki,
Oscar Hayter,
Attorney for County Court, Judge
and Commissioners o f Polk County.
O. K.
Accepted April 37, 1917.
W. M. Buahey, County Judge
W. H. Goulet, Commissioner
J. T. Hunt,
Marion County, Oregon.
McNary & McNary,
Attys fo r Plfs.
permanent break between us.
our betrothul survived it, and when
1 returned to the city all wai made
up between us.
It looked as if we should have
April weather after this, but one
evening another wind came up a
good deal fresher than am thing wo
had yet experienced and ended in a
tornado. A certain performance at
the theater was to be given that 1
wished very much to see. 1 bought
two aeats and telephoned Wilbur
that I wished him to go with me to
the play, lie replied that he had a
business j,'Ugageuient for the even­
ing and couldn't go. 1 asked him
w hat I should do, aud he replied—
through the telephone, mind you,
so that the whole world could hear
— that he was too busy to advise me
and that if 1 intended to rely on
him through life for little things
like that he would carry a load.
That provoked me. Before 1 had
time to get over my huff I had tele­
phoned to Ed Tucker and asked him
to be my attendant. Lie said he
should be delighted. 1 had no soon­
er received his answer than I was
called up by Wilbur to say that he
had succeeded in putting off his
business engagement and would be
with me for the theater.
llow could I be expected to know
what to say to him at once aud over
a telephone? I didn’ t sav anything
but “ “ W
Well” or “ All right” or some­
thing like that, aud he, being in a
hurry, shut me off.
I couldn’ t make up my mind what
to do in the matter, being rather
weak about such things, and half an
hour before it was time to go to the
play Ed drove up in a carnage and,
carrying a bouquet of beautiful
flowers, ran up the steps. 1 met
him at the door and took
ok him into
the drawing room. I was about to
explain the position to him when
along came Wilbur. When he saw
Ed his face looked like a thunder­
cloud. He said nothing to Ed, but
he said a good deal to me. As soon
as ho paused I tried to explain to
him that I was engaged to go to the
theater with both of them. At that
moment he caught sight of the flow­
ers lying on the table.
He looked from them to Ed, a
frightful light shining in his eyes;
then from Ed to me. He was the
angriest man I ever saw, and yet I
was not at fault at all. I hadn’ t
even had a chance to accept or de­
cline the gift.
You should have heard his talk.
He told me that he had feared I
was a very weak woman, and he had
found me not even the consistency
of mush. I stood it as long as I
could, getting angrier every min­
ute. Suddenly I pointed to the
door and, with flaming eyes and
cheeks, 6aid:
“ G o!”
He subsided and started in to say
something pleasant, but I repeated
the word “ G o!” and said it again
and again till my voice was like a
trumpet sounding a charge. I be­
came so infuriated that ho feared I
would throw something at him and
went out, saying he should call
again when I had cooled.
“ By Jove!” cried Ed. “ I’ ve long
been looking for a woman to brace
up my easygoing nature. I ’ ve found
her at last. Will you marry me ?”
“ Yes, I will.”
And I did.
And so it was that my engage­
ment with Wilbur Ernst came in
like a lamb and went out like a
lion. My husband, who has turned
out to be a man who will fight for
his own way in everything, say# I
am the most obstinate woman he
ever knew. But one thing, to my
surprise, he admits — be declares
that no woman can make up her
mind quicker when she wishes to
than I, and he only regrets that I
won’ t give him time to come to his
own decisions before I spring mine
upon him.
In my girlhood there were very
few fields open to women, and we
were not ambitious to occupy those
we were at liberty to enter. A wo­
man would at that time rather rely
on a man for her living than on her
own exertions. 1 am one of those
who believe that women are fitted
for the home and are uot fitted
for making their own living. When
Wilbur Ernst came courting me 1
persuaded myself that I loved him,
possibly because it was to my inter­
est to love him. lie was a strong
character. At any rate, he had a
strong will, and I suppose the for­
mer cannot exist without the latter.
It seemed to me that he was just
the kind of husband for a weak wo­
man like myself. I would be con­
tent to let him breast the battle o f
the world for us both, and that was
just what he liked. I could see by
the way he talked that he had very
little respect for women’s opinions
in business matters, and he would
not be likely to consult me about his
affairs. But I realized that I could
not help him in this respect, and I
had no desire to do so. My depart-
ment would be the home, where I
would have all the responsibility.
It would seem from what I have
raid that Wilbur and I would be
especially fitted for each other. But
to make assurance doubly sure there
is always between couples the en­
gagement period. Yet, I am free to
sav, sometimes, like the month of
March reversed, it comes iu like a
lamb and goes out like a liou. I re­
fer to cases where couples quarrel
and break with each other before
Wilbur said that, of course, after
a betrothal with him I must drop
any of mv old flames. I had but one
— Edward Tucker— and he didn’t
count, because I considered him too
much like myself. At any rate, he
was very lazy. I thought my fiance
might have left it to me to drop my
old flames without requiring me to
do so. However, I intended to tell
Edward the next time he came to
see me that he needn’t call again.
But somehow I couldn’t. It was
1 who should have liked to mate
with Edward if he hadn’t been so
easy going. He hadn’t been making
love to me— at least not for some
time— and it would seem out of
place for me to dismiss a man who
was not a suitor. Besides, we had
long been friends. So when he call­
ed again I utterly failed to say any­
thing about his keeping away from
I made a clean breast of the mat­
ter to Wilbur and saw the corners
of his mouth come down and his
chin stick out like the map of Spain.
He made a remark with just a little
bit of an edge on it, but I was
surprised that instead of being
strengthened I was nettled. He ad­
mitted that the matter required of
me was embarrassing, but essential.
Doubtless I would screw my courage
up to the sticking point in time. I
didn’t say anything in reply, but
doubted that I -could screw up my
There wa« just a little March
breeze about this, but thus far there
had been so much April softness
that I didn’t think the season could
go backward and our courtship go
out with a blast.
About this time June came on,
the month of roses and marriages,
though Wilbur and I were not to
be married till the following au­
tumn. He had agreed to spend a
couple of weeks— his vacation—
with me during the summer either
in the mountains or at the seashore
or any place I might select. But
Potato«* a* Food.
try as I might I could not make a
The potato is 78 per cent water.
Wilbur had arranged for his out­ Water is one of the few commodi­
ing for two weeks from the 15th of ties that remains cheap. In a pota­
July. Just before the time to go to skin it costs very nearly 6 cents
he was very busy getting ready to a pound. Rather high priced water!
be absent from business, and I Eighteen per cent of the potato is
didn’ t see him for a week. Then lie starch. Some persons need starch
came around on the evening of the in their diet. Many should avoid it.
14th of July and asked where we Whether you need potatoes for the
were going. I told him I didn’ t starch they contain depends upon
your physical condition and powers
There was a fine March wind be­ of assimilation. The potato con­
tween us. I told him that I had en­ tains 2.2 per cent of protein and 1
gaged myself to a strong character per cent ash. It contains only one-
that I might have some one to rely tenth of 1 per cent fat.— Louisville
on in such matters, and he asked Courier-Journal.
me what matters I intended to take
under my own care. This made me
very angry. I told him that I could
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