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FALLS CITY NEWS
COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE
Christinas will soon be here and
it ia but proiwr that the Day be
observed in a manner that all may
feel free to take purt. Inst year
n community tree and entertain
ment was given, which proved a
success beyond the most sanguine
expectations o f the promoters.
A community tree exemplifies a
greater cordiality and "Good Will
Toward Man,” perhaps, but need
not interfere with church»« or
societies giving entertainments in
their own circle ut an earlier date
if they ure so inclined.
N tw a p a ^ c r a Directory
No business man in any town
should ullow a newspaper publish
ed in his town to go without his
name and business being mention
ed somewhere in its colums, says
an exchange, This applies to all
kinds o f business—general stores,
dry goods, groceries, furniture
dealers, manufacturing establish
ments, automobile dealers, me
chanics, professional men and in
fact all classes o f business men.
This dues not mean that you should
have a whole or a half or even a
quarter o f a page ad in every
Lawyers stand up in court
houses before jurors,and denounce
men as liars, scoundrels, thieves
and villians and when court ad
journs the men appear to harbor
no ill will against them. But let
a newspaper faintly intimate that
a man’s character is blemished,
and he has to confront a horse
pistol, stand a libel suit or suffer
what the people think to be the
greatest o f all mortification lose
Paul Ronco died at his home in
this city, Friday morning at 5:00
i.p’clock aged 81 years. Funeral
services will lie held this afternoon
’ 1:30 at the Free Methodist church
and interment near Lewisville.
Mr. Ronco was born at West
| Waterville, Maine, coming to Ore
gon more than 35 years ago. He
leaves a w ife and six children, all
being with him at his death.
$ 1 0 .0 0 REWARD
S T O C K T O N ’S B IG
CLOSING OUT SALE
ONLY A FEW Q M S AHEAD
You will find our store prepared,
as usual, to care for your Christ
SELECT YOUR GIFTS NOW
Do Not Put It Off Until The Last Day
Recently received a car of flour and will
continue with these advertised prices for a
time. These flours are hard wheat and
guaranteed to give satisfaction.
Portland hard wheat flour
Vim, hard wheat flour
Drifted Snow, hard wheat flour
Conserve Flour and your Pocket Book
by trading with us
SACRIFICE ON NEW
Mr. Rodgers is a farmer living
near Troutdale and Mrs. Rodgers
is the daughter o f Mr. and Mrs.
Th Falls City Mercantile Co. Roy Graham o f this city.
store was entered by thieves some
time Monday night and between
O B IT U A R Y
$300 and $400 worth of dry goods
M rs. Elixaboth Tate
taken. They evidently had a key
Elizabeth Tate died at the
and entered the front door, lock
home o f her daughter, Mrs. G.
ing it on leaving as there was no
W. Gardner o f this city, Wednes
evidence o f forcible entry. It is day morning, December 12, aged
said that a team was seen in front 83 years 6 months and 6 days.
of the store about 3 o’clock but Funeral services were held from
nothing was thought of it at that the Christian church at 130
Thursday afternoon and inter
time; in fact the boldness o f the
ment in the I. O. O. F. cemetery
act made it successful.
She leaves three children, Mrs.
G. W. Gardner o f this city, J. A.
Tate o f Dallas and Henry S. Tate
o f Carlton.
A S TU P E N D O U S
issue o f the paper, but your name
and business should be mentioned
if you do not use more than a two
line space. A stranger picking
up n newspaper should be able to
tell just what business is repre
sented in a town by looking at the
business mentioned in the pa|>er.
This is the best possible town
advertiser. The man who does not
advertise his busineps does an in
justice to himself and city. He is
the man who expects the news
paper to do the most free adver
tising for his town. The man who
insists on sharing the business
that com»» to town but refuses to
advertise his business is not a
valuable addition to any town.
Th»* life of any town depends up-
on the live, wide-awake and lib-
oral advertising business men
FALLS CITY, OREGON, SATURDAY. DECEMBER IS, 1917
Mrs. Atwood is said to be seri-'
Laek of Co-oporatl«o
Lack o f co-operation and petty
Dale Gottfreid went to Portland
jealousies are responsible for the
Sunday to enlist in the Navy.
failure o f many communities and
Mrs. Nan Hedgepeth visited
towns from attaining their beet
her sister, Mrs. Frand Byrely, a
few days this week.
While it is not possible that all
Graham Griswold o f the Gris-
will see alike, it is possible to rise: wold-Davis Lumber Co. has traded
above selfish desire or interest residence property in Linton to C.
and boost any measure that will 0. Johnson for property here.
Mr. Johnssn is employed at Lin
benefit the community.
ton and the trade was effected
How often you hear the expres
that Mr. Johnson’s family might
sion, "Oh, I won’t have anything move.
to do with it if that fellow is going
to run it.” This is all wrong and
no communitiy can prosper under
J. C. Rodgers o f Troutdale and
such conditions. Be a good sport
Miss Nettie Graham o f this city
and boost every good thing along. were married at Dallas last Satur
A splendid place to buy Christmas Presents
Will be paid to the person re
turning to owner, man’s brown
billfold containing personal pa(
rd o f
cash and membership care
Travel Club o f America bearing
owners name. No questions asked.
Name and address o f owners on
The Falls City News prints the
j p picture o f a bat at the head o f its
$$ editorial columns. Is it an indi-
£¿3 cation o f the mental condition o f
the editor?— Polk Co. Itemizer.
Sure thing, bo! been a readin’
some o f vour ‘ ‘heavyw eights."
But your alleged bat happens to
be an owl.
SELIG’S, Cash Price Store,
“ Meeting and Beating Competition”.
YOU S TA R T AT ZERO
W e all start out in life from Zero mark. It is uphill all
the way. The higher we go the more we are looked
up to. The man who attains success must take him
self seriously, look to his own interests and conserve
his strength, wealth and ability. Many people are
depositing their money with this hank, paying by
check, and furthering their own interests, thereby
raising their marks high above zero on the gauge o f life
BANK OF FALLS CITY.
EXTREME PRICE CUTTING
Thru-Out The 6 Large Stores That Comprises Their
BIG DEPARTMENT STORE
WE MENTION A FEW SPECIALS
Umbrellas at Closing Out
U m brellas......... ......... $1.19
U m brellas....... .............
Umbrellas ....... .............
U m b rellas........ .............
Um brellas......... .............
Closing Out Sale off Bed
Our own pretty Comforts are
filled either with down, laminated
cotton or just good sanitary cotton,
all well made and will keep you cozy
and com fy- HOW FOR LESS—
C o m fo rts .......
C o m fo rts .......
Snowy While Table Linens How Below Pretenl Wholesale Prices
THE FIHEST IMPORTED DAMASK
and $2.00 Linens .. ......
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L in e n s ........ ................
Charles Parsons, one of our old
high school students who went to
California, got homesick for old
Falls City and just had to come
The high school kids are having
an aw fal time trying to find stock
ings big enough to hang up the
night old Santy comes.
The Honor Guard play will be
the 21st of December. Do not
miss it. The money will go for
a good cause, our soldier boys.
The play is "Fearless Feminine." ,
The characters are;
Mrs. Brown, Grace Hastings
Matilda, Evelyn Johnson
Mrs. Brown’s daughter
Aunt Deby, Margurete Dorman
Mrs. Brown’s sister
Miss Susan, Mabel Teal
Miss Euphema, Ruth God fried
Two old maids that live across
M s. Long, Velma Goodspeed
an old fashioned lady that lives
! Kittie Weaver, Clara Sampson
Mollie Weaver, Laurena Treat
two neighbor girls
The men folks o f these women
folks have gone off to another
1 town to a firemen’s parade and
left the poor creatures all alone.
Wasn’t that dreadful! Just think
there wasn’t a man in the whole
They were iust
frightened to death, but they
weren’t the least bit scared.
Reduced round-trip fares to California, Oregon, Washington
and Idaho points will enab le you to go home for Christmas and
N ew Years.
C a lifo rn ia
Sale dates to California points De
cember 21st to 23rd and 25th to 28th.
inclusive. Return limit January 15th.
O reg o n
Sale dates between all stations in
W a s h in g to n Oregon and from all stations in Ore-
gon to stations on other lines in Ore
gon, Washington and Idaho December
22nd to 25th, inclusive. Return limit
Ask nearest S. P. agent for partie ulars
John M. Scott, General Passenger Agent
Southern Pacific Lines