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FALLS CITY NEWS
FALLS CITY, OREGON, SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 15, 1917
Washington Herald, where I hap At a meeting of the farmers,
pen to find the account, but I grange arid farmers’ union lead
<>rs at Spokane, Wash. Aug. 27.
have seen it in a'l the papers.
Assistant Secretary of Agricul
Senator Reed Favor« Enforcement
K. A. Pearson stated that
of Draft, But Oppose« Drum-
production of wheat
in the United States will be aprox-
says Crowder, is penalty.
imately 660 million bushels, a
“ Reading from the text:
Army Offcers Autocratic, Without
“ The short shrift of court mar production scarcely exceeding
Taot, or Common Sense
tial and the firing squad will be the normal requirements of the
the lot of those who persist in United States alone. Rye, he
resistonce to draft. The iron says, could supplant wheat in
‘‘On the front paw of The 1 hand of the full military power America’s war exports to her
New Northwest, we have a t of the nation is ready.“
overseas allies, since the people
tempted to pay tribute to the
“ Mr. President, when I voted of these countries had learned to
drafted man. who. recognizing for that bill 1 wanted, if we had use rye.
in the draft merely the call of the draft, to make it effective.
his country, responds readily und I do yet, but I thought we were
It now appears that the inces
resolutely to that call. This trib voting for a bill that would send
ute to the common soldiers of to the penitentiary a man who sant urging by government offl
this country was made in protest would not obey the draft. I had cials, experts and near experts,
against the injustice heaped up an idea of a trial in a civil court. for farmers to plant larger crops
on hundreds of thousands of the I had no thought at that time has not resulted in the increased
noblest and bravest youths of that it would ever be asserted yield that was expected. Thro’
the land by autocratic army offi that a drumhead court-martial the idea that in planting large
cers without tact, or common could take out poor wretches crops they were showing their
sense, or adequate knowledge of w ho were too cowardly to come patriotism they planted more
their own countrymen.
forward in response to the draft than they were able to properly
and ran away because he feared cultivate and the resulting yield
Senator Reed says
‘‘We adopted a military bill. death, and stand them up and was smaller than had they main
I am willing, Mr. President, to Bhoot them to death. I am get tained their usual methods and
compel obedience to the draft; ting a little charry about giving acreage. It is an easy matter
but 1 do not think when we pass authority when I find that kind for officials in Washington to sat
back in an easy chair and. at the
ed the military bill that we were of construction placed on it,“
expense, farm large
passing a bill to empower a drum
you how, what and
head court-martial to try and
cultivate and har
condemn to death nien who simp Notwithstanding Russia’s mul
when they prob
ly ran away or failed to appear tiform governments and revolu
tions she appears to get good in
“ And yet in the papers of time to get the customary bowl
of soup Uncle Samuel is handing
yesterday morning we find this
1 reaitthe opening lines from the out to all good little allies.
the farming without being dicta -1
ted to by some half-baked pie
Would Enforce Draff Law
20,000 Leagues Under
Jules Verne’s Great Story of Under-
THIS M O S T W O N D E R F U L ST O R Y W ILL 1 I E R EP R O D U C ED
IN THE MOVIE AT
THE GE M
Saturday, Septem iber 22
AFTERNOON; Matinee 10 and 20 Cents
15 and 25 Cents
Close attention to
work is the cause
of much Pain and
Obtain relief by
taking one or two
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a w f u l s u f f e r in g .
" I auftered untold agony
w ith neuralgia. I th ought J
w o u l d g o m a d w i t h p a in . A
frien d of m in e advised me
t o t a k a D r. M il» »' A n t l - P a t n
P il ls . I d i d a n a n d t h e p a i n
T h e n f com m enced usin g
D r. H ite s' N e rv in e a n d b e
fo re lo n g T w a s a n t h a t 1 did
n o t h a v e th e s e patna a n y
m o re."
B. J . W I N T E R ,
M l E. r t a t t e A r e .
C o l o r a d o S p r i n g s , Colo.
Then tone up the Nervous
System by using
D r . M ile s '
R estorative N ervine
IF FIR ST B O T T L E , OR BOX, FA IL S
T o H E L R YO U , YO U R M O N EY W IL L
r e f u n d e d
New G erm an C hancellor
A Law yer and Economist
Dr. G lorie M ichaelis, successor to
Von B ethm ann-H ollw eg a s tb e Im
perial G erm an chancellor, w as little
know n to th e public outside of G er
m any until his appointm ent la st F eb
ru a ry a s special com m issioner on food
q uestions fo r P ru ssia, w ith th e ra n k of
T he son of a P ru ssian official, he
w as born on Sept. 8, 1857, ln H ainau,
Silesia. H e received a u n iv ersity edu-
Always Glad To Give You
Benefit Of Any Declines
RECENTLY DECLINED. WE NOW
QUOTE BERRY AT
$8.65 Per Sack
11 P O U N D S FOR $1.00
00 NOT STOCK HEAVY ON FLOUR AS IT
WILL BE CHEAPER A L IT T LE LA T ER
In the meantime you will find our pr ices as
low or lower than elsewhere.
SELIG’S, Cash Price Store,
“ Meeting and Beating Competition**.
DRINKING FO U N T A IN S
The old-time drinking cup has
been displaced by fountains that
gurgle forth nature’s sparkling
beverage. More sanitary, says
our learned friends. But are
they? That depends. If they
have sufficient force to throw the
water above the outlet so as to
“ bite the the bubble” instead of
sucking the bulb, and the over
flow bowl kept reasonably clean,
so they do not look like a recent
goose pond, they are an improve
ment over a rusty tin cup. But.
if you must close your ruby lips
over a bulb where the water is
weakly trying to wash away the
tobacco juice left by the last
thirsty individual, and you gaze
down into the miniature frog pond
and you can almost feel the green
frog-crest in your teeth, you will
probably pine for even a gourd to
HIS S E X T O N ’ S SUGGESTION.
Students having* exhibits for
the County School Fair are re
quested to leave them with Mr.
Lowe before Monday evening.
Tbe exhibit will bo taken to Dal
las Tuesday morning. For infor
mation yvhat to bring, phone to
Grant Holt, Superintendent at
the Spaulding Camp was slightly
injured Thursday by being struck
on the head by a rock. A log
running down the schute threw
Mrs. W. A. Allensworth and
daughter who have been visiting
with Mrs. J. M. Cleveland, left
Tuesday for their home at Carson,
Lemon Social at the M.E. church
tonight. Admission 10 eta. Bring
25 cents with you.
M. L. Thompson and family are
in Portland this week.
It W as M eant to Be S arcastic, but It
H it Dr. Hale Ju s t Right.
T he sexton of E d w ard E v e re tt H ale's
church suffered from th a t convenient
form o f d eafn ess th a t p rev ents a man
from h earin g w h at he does not w ish to
h ear an d enables him to h e a r w h at he
does w ish to hear. O ccasionally when
aw eeplnsr th e sidew alk In fro n t of the
church som e stra n g e r w ould ask him
for Inform ation, and his usu al an sw er
w as a w av e of th e hand. “ I'm totally
deaf, to ta lly deaf. You w ill have to
ask som e one In th e ch u rch ."
It o ften happened th a t Dr. H ale In
the m idst o f a busy d ay would And the
luncheon h o u r a t hand aud an Im por
ta n t ap p o in tm en t «till unm et. I t w as
his custom to Invite his caller Into his
study a n d ask th e Ja n ltre ss to m ake an
oyster ste w T he sexton resented D r
H sle's ln fo rin sllty .
The tim e cam e fo r a new sign to be
placed on th e fro n t o f th e church, and
Dr. H ale an d th e a s s is ta n t p a sto r w ere
sta n d in g In th e vestry aisle discussing
Inst w h a t th e w ording of It should be.
T o th e ir su rp rise th e conversation w as
suddenly in te rru p te d by the d eaf sex
ton, w ho stood fa r enough aw ay to
m ake d o u b tfu l th e a b ility of a norm al
person's o v e rh e a rin g w h a t had been
said. " I'll tell you w h a t to p ut on th a t
sign!" he exclaim ed
“Com e In! Ev
erybody welcom e! M eals served s t all
honrs o f th e day sn d n ig h t!"
“ All rig h t," said D r H ale quickly
"T h a t's w h a t w e w ill do. I'v e alw ays
w anted to call th is church th e E xeter
club!"—Y o u th 's Companion.
The way to have a Bank
Account is to start one.
r There must be a Beginning sometime. De
lays are only a waste of time. One Dollar
will start. Every additional dollar will help.
This bank invites you.
DB. OF.OBO M IC I1 A E I.T S .
cation, m aking the law his profession.
In 1S79 he becam e a co u rt referee In
B erlin and In 1884 w as a tta c h e d to th e
d istric t a tto rn e y 's office in th a t city.
Several y e a rs la te r he w en t as pro
fessor of law and political econom y to
th e U niversity of Tokyo.
lie tn rn ln g to* G erm any In 18S9, he
w as chosen d istrict a tto rn ey fo r B er
lin. In 1897 Dr. M lchaelts w as tr a n s
ferred to W estphalia, w h ere he w as
chief councilor for th e governm ent.
In 1900 he w as m ade provisional
president a t I.lenltB and in 1902 first
privy councilor In B reslau. I lls w ork
th ere w on him an ap p o in tm en t as un
d e rse c re ta ry of s ta te In th e d e p a rt
m ent of finance In 1909, w hich post he
still held in connection w ith h is w ork
a s food com m issioner.
We pay Interest on time deposit«.
BANK O F FALLS C ITY .
S T A T E FAIR
Agricultural Exhibits, Grand Live
Stock Parade. Harness and Saddle
Horses,Running and Trotting Races
Hogs, Cattle and Poultry, Farm
Machinery Exhibits. Portland Day.
Salem Day. Scandinavian Day.
Reformation Day and many other
special events. Something of inter
est every minute.
Wh# re tr a in e d specia lis ts w it h m od ern l a b
or a to ri es and ade qua te eq uip m ent give i n
str u c ti o n le a din g to collegiate de gre es in the
following schools r
A G R IC U L T U R E , with 15 d e p a r t m e n t s ;
COMMERC E, with 4 d e p a r tm e n ts ;
E N G IN E E R IN G , with 6 de p a r tm e n ts, in
eluding Civil. Electrical. H ig hw ay, I n d u s t r i a l
Arts. Irri gati on, and Mechanical E n g i n e e rin g ;
F O R E S T R Y , inc luding Loggi ng Enginee r
H OME ECONOMICS, with 4 m a jo r d e p a r t
went*, in c lu din g tia ln in g in th e P r a c tic e
M INING, w it h th re e de p a r tm e n ts, inelnd
ta g Chemical En ginee ri ng;
T H E SC H O O L OF MUSIC, offer s tn a tr ue
•ton in th e p ri nc ip a l d e p a r tm e n ts of vocal
and in s tr u m e n ta l music.
T H E M I L I T A R Y D E P A R T M E N T , enrolled
10S5 cadets in 191® 17. a nd won recomme n
da ti oa for O A. C. from th a W es te rn D e part
m e nt of tha U. 8 W ar D e p a r tm e n t a t one of
the fifteen " d i s t i n g u i s h e d i n s t i t u t i o n s " of
higher le a rn in g
All cadets will be furnis he d
te m p le t« u nif orm s by th a U 8 G ove rn m e nt
and the ju n io r a nd senior cadet«, enrolled in
th e R O T. G„ will be given com m uta ti on for
•ubaiatenca. as well a« all tr a n s p o r ta tio n and
• u h tis te n c a a t th e sis week«* Rummer r a m p
R E G IS T R A T IO N BEG IN S O C TO B ER R,
I n f o rm a tio n on reque st .
R e g i str a r ,
Ag ric ulture*
C orvallis. Oregon.
LOW ROUND TRIP FARES
on sale September 20th to 29th,
from all points in Oregon.
raturn limit Oetobar 3rd.
ALL TRAINS DIRECT TO FAIR GROUNDS
Ask your local agent for particulars,
John M. Scott, General Passenger Agent