FALLS CITY NBWfl SATURDAY. MAY 28. 1017 Mrs. Chas. Trimble returned last Saturday from Oregon City. Local Nous Hons FOR SALE Rubber tire buggy good as new. Dr. F. M. Ilcllwarth Tim beat allow ut Hut (¡0111 tonight Mm. W. M. Mark Du H uh Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Graham and visit*«! at family spent Saturday and Sun day in 0/cgon City. Mrs. L. M. Holx-rlson Salem Wednesday. GO TO PORTLAND Mr. and Mrs. I. G. Singleton I*-ft Tuesday afternoon for Port land where the will r«*sido. This estimable couple have lived in this city about ten years and will be greatly missed in social gatherings. e « se e a sa eeeess«u M »sM »w ,u S| ■ w h ich A Choice O f Sides The G oad That Came Be tween the Lovers. in Mr. Units Cook and Clinton Har MOTHERS DAY SERVICE lan left Falls City the ldth to enlist Rev. McConnell o f Dallas will in the Marine Corps. Italph Har- preach at the Christian Church Gulf for sale, one month old. lun expects to leave Monday to en Sunday afternoon at 8:00 o’clock. Apply at this office. list in the same branch. His subject will be "M others." Special music from D u II uh . Mrs. Robert Wonderly went to As Sunday May 27th is the Every tody invited. Corvallis Thursday. Sunday before Decoration Day, M isH I j i II u C o u r i e r c a m e h o m e there will be an appropriate mes sage and music at the 11 o.clock T h u r s d a y f o r a s h o r t v is it . A LIBERTY LOAN BOND service. Members of the G. A. R., Mrs. Richard Paul and Mrs. H. W. R. C., Red Cross and Honor " A Liberty I/>an Bond is the Guards are especially invited. Griffin were in Dallas Tuesday. solemn promise o f the United •States to pay at maturity the Miss Ldith Montgomery return amount o f the bond to the holder ed Thursday from a short visit at Rev. A. F. Hanson o f Whitetail, thereof, and to pay interest semi Salem. Mont., has been appointed pastor annually each year at the rate of of the Methodist Church e f this 3| per annum, payable semi Mrs. J. M. Parry o f Moro, Ore. city. He expects to be present to annually the fifteenth day o f De is visiting her mother, Mrs. E. preach on Sunday June 3. Rev. camber and June of each year. Forshey. Hanson comes well re<>ommended There are two kinds of bonds. Robert Wahn who has been at and we are sure, that not only Bearer Bonds are to be issued in Spaulding's camp has returned to the members and congregation of denominations of $50, $100. $500, the Methodist Church, but the Portland. and $1,000. These Bearer Bonds citizens, will give him and his which are made payable to bearer Mrs. Sears and daughter, Mrs. family a cordial welcome. have interest coupons attached Eylar, o f Sheridan were visiting Deaconess. which are detached by the holder Mrs. Wm. Ford, this week. when the interest installments Fresh Bread, Cakes,Cookies,Pies There will be a Mothers’ Meet whieh they represent are due and and other bakery goods, every ing under the direction of the W. can be cashed at any bank the sam e as alJnited States Treasury day, at the Falls City Bakery. C. T. U. at the Christian Church, note. Tuesday afternnon, May 29th. It Mrs. Emma Hinshaw went to Registered bonds are to be issu is the intention to make the meet Corvallis Thursday to attend the ed, which are registered as to both ing practical and mutually helpful. convention o f the Pythian Sisters. principal and interest, in denomi All ladies interested are invited to nations o f $100, $500, $1,000, $5,- Floyd Seymour, who works at come and bring some practical 000, $10,000. $50,000. and $100,000; camp, fell from a tree in attempt suggestion to help the high coat of checks for the amount of interest ing to fasten a block, and cracked living. A short program has been due will be mailed out .semi-annu prepared. a few ribs. ally to the holders of these regis Sect. tered bonds. Now that Walter L. Toozc. Jr. has rendered an 'opinion' on the These bonds are non-taxable. $6,000,001 road bonds, we may According to the Dallas Obser Blank forms o f application for safely proceed. ver our townsman. F. K. Hubbard the purchase of these bonds can is recovering from a long seige of be had obtained from the Treas Mr. and Mrs. Wallace T. Brown sickness. This will be "n e w s " to ury Department, any Federal Re motored to Hoskins Monday to Frank and he will doubtless ¡shake serve Bank. National, State or visit Mr. Brown’s mother. They hands with himself when he learns private bak, express office, or returned home Wednesday. of his miraculous recovery. Some (Hist office in the United States. A Greek named Johns was killed three waeks ago he ."sprained his last Saturday at Spauldings camp. ankle that rendered him hors de He was employed as a choker combat, but outside o f that he is TOWNS CONTRIBUTING TO ARMY hale and hearty, eating three and was caught by a lug. Y. M. C. A. WORK meals a day calculated to cause a Miss Loleta West returned food shortage. His many friends Portland $17,562 Thursday from near Clatskanie, join with the Observer in con 1,000 Corvallis Oregon where she has been teach gratulating him on his recovery. 1,242 Eugene ing during the rast winter. Salem 1.432 Albany 132 Rev. Harrington and wife of Baker 912 BANQUETS LO DGE Portland who have been visiting 665 Roseburg On Friday night, May 18, W al relatives here during the past 320 Tillamook week returned to their home Tues ter Anderson after receiving the Soda Springs 200 Master Mason’s degree invited day. McMinnville 219 the members present to the resi 310 Newberg G. E.Mast, piano tuner. Salem, dence o f Mrs. Emma Hinshaw 300 Lebanon Oregon. Cleaning, repairing and where they were banqueted right Astoria 600 regulating. All work guaranteed. royally. The 'bashful' ones de Dallas 80 Phone your orders to Falls City clared they were not hungry, but Hotel. Prices reasonable. Polk County is expected to con their actions be-lied their words, tribute $1,300 during the remain Herr Hoover. Government Food and the inroads made on the good- der o f this year. Committees are Dictator may be alright at re things would cause the food con being organized in each town and straining the other fellows appe troller to speed up. All agreed a weekly bulletin will be published tite, his looks do not impress one that for "good eats ’ it discounted showing the progress made thru- anything ever attempted in the that he practiced it on himself. out the County. * city and wish there was another The placing o f a Y. M. C.A. in There will be a five cent social degree or two to confer. each encampment is next in im given at the Christian Church on portance to sending the army Saturday May 26th from 2K>0 to itself It sustains a victory win 4:00 o'clock in the afternoon. It BIG SHOW HERE NEXT MONDAY ning morale, provides an element will be given by the "N o Cross The theatre patrons of the city of home life for the soldier, is the No Crown" class. are to be accorded a rare treat only Church following the troops, The country editor will take Monday next when the famous and supplies educational advan some comfort in the proposed in production. "Civilivation" comes tages and innocent diversion for crease in postal rates on news to the Gem Theatre. This is the all the soldier’s spare time. papers. Many have been looking first time in the history of the city Mr. Eugene Hayter o f the Dal for a plausable excuse to quit ang that a production of this magni las National Bank has been ap tude has been offered and no this will afford one. pointed Treasurer and all contri doubt will be appreciated by the Miss Mildred Chapin o f this city patrons. "Civilization’ has play butions not paid direct to the com and Theodore Berg o f Dallas were ed to over sixty thousand people mittee may be sent to him. married at Portland at 12 o’clock in Portland and has been playing Morton G. Ellis, Saturday night. Mr. Berg is a continuously in the Pacific North Secy, for Polk County member o f C a L stationed at Van west for nine months. It is pro Army Y. M. C. A. Work. couver. He returned to the bar- nounced by the press, public and rax and Mrs. Berg to Falls City. pulpit the country over as greatest w uh The patriotic American finds himself in a dilemma. The ad ministration it urging economy bordering on peruiriousness, and other factions urge that such a course would paralyze business and do great harm. I f you don’t eat you will starve and if you do will soon run out o f grub and starve anyway. So you might as w d ! "eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow you may die.” cinema spectacle o f modern times, it took over a year in the making anti cost a million dollars. Special reduced prices will prevail and a matinee for school children will be given after school when child ren will be admitted for 10 cents, and it is advisable to have child ren attend in the afternoon as the theatre will be taxed to its limit at the evening performances, (adver.) There la more Catarrh In thl* aectlon of the country IhnlWaU other disease* put together, and until the last fow years was supposed to be Incurable. For a area» many years doctors pronounced It a local disease and prescribed local remedied and by constantly falling to cure with local treatment, pronounced It Incurable Sci ence has proven Catarrh to be a consti tutional disease, and therefore requires constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F J Cheney A Co.. Toledo. Ohio, la the only Constitu tional cure on the market. It Is taken In ternally In doses from 10 drops to a tea- spoonful It acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. They offer one hundred dollars for any case It falls to cure. Send for circulars and tes timonials. Address: » . J CHENEY A CO, Toledo, O. bold by Drusststa, TBe. Taka Uall's FeaU/ nils for constipation. kO t •y ELINOR MAH SR they would take, men In both armies, men who became the prtndpal leaders, who had a hard atruggle to deride on which aide they would tight. Tbe regular army waa full o f such < aaea. In one Instance a young offirer who felt that Ills duty lay In one direction, while his sympa Miles lay In the other, lie urn<• tem p» rsrlly Insane. The bulk o f these persons who were In doubt were southern horn men who had been educated at West Point or Annapolis, fs vea like that o f Harry Sheffield, a southern man with nothing that could he Interpreted aa an obliga tion either way, we/e more rare. But Harry had an additional reason for fighting against bla own people, in bla sweetheart. He felt that bis duty •ailed upon him to fight with the north, hut be muat r.ot only fight against hi* own people, but his doing *o would separate him from the southern girl he lov ed. Harry Sheffield'« atate, Tennesaee. waa divided. East Tennessee was all | for tbe Union, while middle and west | Tennessee sympathized with tbe Con federacy. Tbe Bbeffleld plantation was la middle Tennessee, not far from Naabvllle. When tbe atruggle between the north and the aouth came Harry walked tbe floor all one night strug gllng with himself to do what he eon sldcred his duty. Ills heart was for the south, but ha believed that bla duty lay with tbe north. When morning tame without submitting himself to en dure a good by with those he loved he started for east Tennessee and enlisted in a federal regiment organizing ai Knoxville. HomHhlug mure than half a century ago there occurred In America a great convulsion pertaining to human lib •rty. Up to that time It tvas the moat atu pendons o f its kind tbst ever bad or rurred. In that great clash father was set against son. brother against brother, friend against friend Northern men lu the south and south, ern men in the north found themselves called upon to make decisions o f vital Importance. No one, e irc p t aged person*, has seen the palmy antebellum day* In the août hern atatea. when the patri- arrhal system was In vogue, when the planter was considered a sort of sovereign, when his fsm lly were ele ruled to virtue and restrained from vice by a sense o f noblesse Oblige All this has given place to wbat we call progress. But progress Is liable to take a step backward In putting on new appar~\ and the south today has new rigor In her veins. Colonel Joseph Archibald was a typl One morning In the spring o f 18*55 cal southern planter. In 1850 he had Major Sheffield, having been mustered Uved half a century and had not kept out o f tbe United States service, mount pace with the times. Ha wore a ruf ed his horse In Nashville and took a fled shirt, brass buttons on his coat road leading southward. Beaching a and a hat o f real beaver—tbst Is. In rise In tbe ground, be shaded his eyes winter. In summer be wore au ex with bis band and peered down upon pensive panama straw. The colonel the place where he had been born and had no real right to bis title. Any raised. southern man o f prominence In those The homestead was there, but It days was likely to 1« dubbed general, waa a sorry looking structure. The colonel or major, to dlatlngulab him row o f negro huts were still standing, from the commoner or the man who and here and there a negro was seen did not own many acres and many moving about In tbe general niina negroes. By tbe proclamation of emancipation Colonel Archibald’s family consisted Issued during the war they were all o f his wife, his oldest child, a son— free, but evidently some o f them clung when this story begins a man o f twen to their old home. The owner had ty-th^ee—a daughter o f twenty and been killed commanding a regiment of four other children, boys and girls, all Confederate troops during the war, and under sixteen years o f age. Not one Harry Sheffield was now tbe owner of o f these young persons but bad been what was left o f a fine estate. His trained never to do anything unbecom mother had gone north to her people, tng to bis or her station. The planter taking with her tbe younger children o f that period was misjudged because "Thank heaven." muttered Sheffield, there were persons In the south who "my Interests are In no better condi were too ready to talk about their tion than those o f my neighbors." honor and too hot in tts defense. But Riding on, he pulled up between two the real southern gentleman o f the mid posts that had supported tbe gate to nineteenth ceDtury was an Inheritance tbe plantation and surveyed tbe scene o f those splendid men who brought at closer view. An old negro came about tbe blrtb o f a nation tottering toward him. Not far from the Archibald planta "Hello. Ben!" said Sheffield. tion dwelt another planter uamed T h e man looked at him scrutlninx- Sheffield. H e bad married a northern Ingly, then exclaimed: woman, and her children were taught "F o ’ de Lawd, it's Mars H arry!" by her that tbe system o f making The major asked what had become slaves o f human beings was totally o f Colonel Archibald and was told that wrong. he had been one o f the first to suc Her doctrine made no difference In the plantation over which she presided cumb to tbe storm that bad swept as mistress unless It tended to bring over the south. His oldest son had His w ife and about i better treatment o f the ne died o f camp fever. groes. Be that as It may. those on Alma and tbe children bad gone $putb the Sheffield plantation were happy and to Louisiana to ber people, who lived quite content with their lot, there be there. “ I suppose. Ben." said Sheffield, “ the tng no runaways among them Harry Sheffield was the only son and Archibald plantation Is In as bad shape heir to this estate. He was educated as this. Isn't It?” "W o ’se. Mars Harry, wo'se. Yo' see. at a New England university, where his mother's prejudice agnlnst the labor dere was flgbtln' over dar, and de system then In vogue In the south was plantation house war riddled." Sheffield cast hts eyes about him, stimulated. He was used to defend It to bis fellow students on the ground taking In the forlorn nppearnnee of that it had been planted In the south, his once happy home, then turned his not by the southern people; that they horse's head and started toward the bad inherited It and w ele not respon Archibald plantation. When be reached It he saw a woman sible for It, The only thing they could do In tbe premises was to make it as on the veranda giving instructions to some negroes who were carrying bag wholesome as possible. Young Sheffield returned from col gage into the house. It was Alma, who lege to his plantation home a couple of with her mother had returned to their years before the outbreak of tbe war mined home. Harry rode up to the which was destined to effect so marked veranda, dismounted and stood face to a change In the labor system o f the face with the girl he had left without southern states. He and Alma Archi even a goodby four years befoie. She bald were o f an age to mate, and It looked at him for some time without a was not long before Harry went to word, then, influenced by what had oc Colonel Archibald and asked for bis curred since tbeir last meeting, put daughters band. Before the colonel her bands to her face and w ept Tears had checked reproaches. Shef would consent be told Harry that be had heard that his views upon tbe field moved toward her, put his arms question that was agitating the coun about ber. and her head sank upon fils try were singular and he would like breast. This scene was typical of thousands to know what they were. Harry was too conscientious to wtu tbe girl he of others. The struggle was over, and loTed by a false statement and told the system that had caused It, a sys tem that no person living had been re the truth. ‘‘I honor you. sir,” said the colonel, sponsible for, had died a violent death. Sheffield resolved that bis first task “ for your frankness In acknowledging what will make you unpopular among should be to bind up tbe wounds of the people o f the south, but In view of this stricken family before he attended the Importance of your opinions I do j to bis own affairs. A college chum aot think It best either for you or for j wrote him offering pecuniary assist m 1 daughter that you should wed. W e ' ance. which he accepted for himself are on tbb eve o f a great Issue in tbe and used for the necessities o f the south, and a house divided against it Archibald family. As soon ns be could self will surely fall. With your views j get workmen be sen? them to patch up actfd upon conscientiously, your place the holes left by cannon balls In the Is or soon w ill be In the north instead homestead and rebuilt fences with his own hands. Not till he had got the o f the south.” While Harry Sheffield was obliged to | property Into fair shape did he begin admit tbe truth o f the argument, be work on h1s own premises Sheffield mandril Alma Archibald was not willing to subscribe to It, for true love subscribes to no argument and took her to his plantation, the that separates lovers. But he did no! other property being loft to Mrs. Archi consider It honorable for him to take bald and those of her family who had survived the struggle. The major was Alma surreptitiously under the d r cumsttnces. He was much troubled one o f the first to adapt himself to the • bout tile Impending crisis and the now labor systems and in time got his part he- should ,tnke when the storm property In working order. He was broke, fearing greatly that If forced to also one o f the first men sent to tbe ^ake sides he could not conscientiously federal congress al ter the reicn o f car enter upon the defense o f a system pet bag law had ceased. Though he that be condemned. Under the circum had fought on the side of the north, he stances he bade adieu to Alma, the lov was one o f the most trusted o f south ers agreeing to wait for the approach ern men Since then there Is uo ques ing gale to blow Itself out. after which tions asked as to which a man sup rerhaps her father might reconsider ported in that unfortunate snuggle. the matter. When he died, there being no ceme One o f the great strains o f the war tery for Union soldiers In which to between the states at its opening was place his body, it was laid to rest be the decision of s « many persons as to side Confederates. p r o f e s io n a l C a r t * p h y s ic ia n F . M. HELLWARTH PH YSICIAN AND SURGEON O D ic e o n e d o o r east o f I*. O . O IB * n «1 p p «.«mielite Phone 363 Fall* uitjr, Oregon ATTOK5KY-AT-LAW E. K. PIASECKI A T T O R N E Y - A T - L A VV M» Hill Mrjst PALLA». OPX »U9U1CÔ9 Cart* HOTEL Sam ala Reams Beat A c c o m m o d a tio n s t . D r o o g o . P r o p r ie t o r RARnKK SHOPS Bohle’s Barber Shops Falla C ity, O r e g o n Nktrt yes cas ¿ct a Shm, lair Cat, lath or ‘Shisf Aitai Ur Ballst Sita* Laaidry RoiiHlef Iorwar^«<l iueaday evening MONUMENTS G . L. H A W K I N S M A R B LE A N D G R A N ITE M ONUM ENTS D a lla s , O r a t a * F U N E R A L DIRECTOR R. L. C H A P M A N FURERAL DIRECTOR W e a lte n d le all w o rk pro m p tly. Dallas and Falla C ity , O ra . REAL FATATE J. O. M I C K A L S O N Dealer in H E A L F -S T A T E Falls City, Oregon. B R 0 W N -S I8 1 E Y A B S T R A C T C0; 6)0 Mill Street. Dalle«. Oregon. JOUS F SfBMEY. Menacer. Onr abstract plant is posted d a ü j îrom Polk County Recorda. Notice to News Subscribers A mark here indicates that your subscription is delinquent. 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