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FALLS CITY, OREGON. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 22, 1917
What It Your Income?
“ In a communication received
by thin paper, Collector of Inter
nal Revenue Milton A. Miller,
announces that a federal income
tax officer will be sent to this
county and will have an office (in
the court hoUHe at Dallas from
January 3rd to 30th ready and
willing to help persons subject
to income tax to make out their
returns without cost to them for
Any married person living with
w ife or husband having net in
comes o f $2.000 or more or any
unmarried persons having net
incomes o f 11,000 or more are
subject to tax.
Returns for the year 1017 must
be made on forms provided for
the purpose before March 1, 191ft
failure to make such report may
result in a penalty o f $20 to 11000.
The Collector suggests that
everybody start to figuring up
now his income and expenses so
as to be ready with the figure»*
when the expert arrives. Ex
penses, however, don’ t mean
family expenses, money used to
ray off the principal o f a debt,
new machinery, buildings, or
anything like that. They mean
what you spend in making your
money— interest, taxes
'nired help amount paid for goods
sold, seed, stock bought for feed
ing. rent (except your dwelling),
etc. Income includes about every
dollar you get.
trants o f the true meaning and
intent o f the Selective Service
Law, and to assist registrants to
make full and truthful answers
to the Questionnaire and to aid
generally in the just administra
tion o f the Law and Regulations.
Registrants who desire advice
or assistance may feel free to
apply to any member o f the
Board, who will render such aid
as he can, without charge,
The occupational qualification
o f every registrant must be set
forth with precision in his Ques
tionnaire. Therefore, registrant’»
answer to Serfes I, Question 2,
page 4, must without fail specify
his particular job within his in
dustry by answering, for exam
ple, not merely railroad man, but
track layer, or train man, or ca.
The Legal Advisory Board does
not decide questions, classify
registrants, nor grant ezemp-
tions. The Sheriff, Clerk and
County Physician, will pass upon
the Questionnaires when return
ed and notify registrant o f the
Do not forget the Honor Guard
play Saturday night, Dec. 22.
Help the cause and show your
Everyone who came to school
six weeks without being absent or
tardy, was given half holiday last
The following pupils were re
ported for disorderly conduct in
Pursuant to the Selective Ser the study room:
vice Regulations prescribed Nov.
Emerson Wonderly for flirting
8, 1917, by the President relative with Margret Crocker.
to the selpgtion o f the National
Luella Ward for sticking her
Army, a'L ega l Advisory Board gum on the ceiling.
has been appointed for Polk
Gertrude Watzling for sitting
County, composed o f the follow
still five minutes in school time.
Oscar IIayter,*chr’ n,
Elizabeth Wagner for singing
L. D. Brown
out loud during assembly.
Claude W. Barricks,
Chester Hunter for not eating
candy in s?hool.
Associate members have been
Hallott McMurphy for never
appointed for different parts of
the County for the convenience
Eugene Starr for helping Ger
h o f Registrants.
F A L L S C IT Y
p . H. Lowe,
W. H. Beard
NOTICE TO REGISTRANTS
Tp1’. M. Hellwarth, C. F. Smith.
Ensign Courter for rubbling lead
over his hair trying to dark
B LA C K ROCK
P- McGovern, Dennis Donovan,
Eldon Frink, Treval Powers and
E. C. Balderree.
The duties o f the Legal Advis Harold Frink for writing love let
ory Board are to advise regis- ters to one of the teachers.
C O M I I NG
“ Fighting For Love”
Six 1 feels
Tuesday afternoon Miss Ed> 1
Mills talked to the high schpil
students on economy of foods. She
Mrs. Jessie Atwood
told them what they could substi
Mrs. Jessie Atwood was born
tute for so much candy this Christ
in Clintonville, Wis., June 4, 1874.
Married A. G. Atwood in Minne-
appolis June 5,1899. In 19U0 they
The 7th and 8th grade held a came to Oregon, locating
class meeting Wednesday to decide Eugene, thence to Falls City in
what to do Christmas. It was February o f 1910 where she resi
decided to have a program and a ded until her death December 17,
Christmas tree Friday. W e are 1907. Although a great sufferer
. „ ..
at times, she was patient and a
planning for a jolly time getting good w if e and mother
She leaves an aged mother and
. . lL a sister in Minneapolis, a brother
We are looking forward to the in Philadelphia, besides husband
great day when the gymnasium and son.
The funeral services were held
will be opened. It is being plan
ned to open soon after the Christ at the Christian church Dec, 18,
at 3 p. m. and interment at the I.
O. O. F. cemetery.
Miss Johnson will be in Dallas
three days taking the examination.
DEATH OF A PIONEER
We miss her.
The death o f Paul Ronco which
Don’t Miss the Honor Guard occurred
play Saturday Dec. 22. ‘ Do your December 14, 1917, at the ripe
old age o f 81 years, marks the
bit for the soldier.”
assing o f another o f Oregon’s
Several pupils that were absent ardy pioneers.
on account o f illness have returned
Paul Ronco was born at West
Waterville, Maine, Oct 15, 1836.
He came to Oregon in 1875 and
lived southwest of Salem, near
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Thrasher, Livesly station until 1891 when he
Clinton Hunnicut, Ben Freer and moved to Pedee, and moved to
Falls City in 1915 where he resided
Fred Chapin moved their house until his death.
hold effects out Thursday for the
He was married to Miss Clara
Foster in the year 1857. To this
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Cox will union five children were born.
He was married a second time at
spend Christmas in Portland on Salem, Oregon in 1879 to Miss
pleasure and business.
Sarah Frohmader. Seven child
Mrs. B. Freer is improving since ren were born to them. The de
ceased is survived by his wife,
coming to town after being ill for two brothers!' j! V. Ronco!
burg, Oregon, Gustave Ronco,
and Mrs. Z. Batournev 9 « * « . h Maine,
T o f ’ and
o six T children,
‘? ; en’
k „n ^ .„
??rs' ^ e) a
Emma O. McDowell, Philofath,
Thursday dawned clear and Ore., L u, y TucK.tr Knappa, Ore.,
calm and much appaeciated after Mary McNeil, Tacoma, Wash.,
and A lbeit and John Ronco of
the big wind and rain prevalent a Falls City, Ore. All were present
at the funeral except Gustus Ron
The camp has closed down until
Mr. Ronco united with the
January 1, 1918.
Evangelical Church in 1895 and
was an honored member. A fter
Received too late last week.
moving to Falls City he united
with the Free Methodist from
A very high wind and rain which church the funeral services
storm commencing Thursday is were held Saturday, Dec. 15,
still in progress here today, Friday, interment being made in Lewis
Capt. Burholder and Bob Bald-
paui Ronco was respected by
erree were up Wednesday night those who knew him as an honor
having the men sign up for the able and upright citizen.
Loyal Legion o f Lumber and Log- leaves a host o f friends in this
city and at Pedee who extend
ging. All signed up but two.
their sympathy to the family in
The ‘Swing’ and Yarder’ have their sorrow’.
finished their work at the present
The ‘ Roader' has several
TWO HONOR GUARD GIRLS SHOW
days more work.
Christr™ is Niéht
V/III la J t lllU
ONLY A FEW PAYS AHEAP
You will Find our store prepared,
as usual, to care for your Christ
SELECT YOUR GIFTS NOW
Do Not Put It O ff 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
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 bank, 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.
The Bull cook is suffering from
a very bad case o f dis temper.
Clinton Hunnicut is in the E al
ias hospital suffering with blood
poison in his hand.
Mrs. Fred Chapin was in Falls
ity several days last week. P It
n nearly four
Mrs. Chapin “ Took
Mrs. Freer left camp last week
nd is confined to her home in
ills City with illness.
Miss Mabel Otte took Mrs. Vas-
Two Honor Guard girls o f Falls
Citv showed their patriotism on
Friday afternoon by washing the
front window o f the bank to earn
$1.00 for the big Red Cross Drive
that is being carried on all over
the U. S. The Falls City Honor
Guard girls have been showing
their patriotism very much since
filled boxes were sent to our sold-
ier boys who have left Falls City.
Some o f these boxes were sent to
France and the Hawian Islands.
The Honor Guard girls are giving
a play, to pay for the boxes. It
is a good clean up to date play,
“ The Fearless Feminine.’ ’
« a all attend and give the Honor
!i "o v e r there.”
ìe latter was in Falls City and
General admission 25c. Child
ren 15c. Reserved seats lOcts
'alias, several days last week.
Mrs. Gus Anderson and her
»other, Mrs. Z. Batournev, were
MODERN WOODMAN DRIVE
» Salem, one day this week.
Luckiamute Camp No.8187,
Modern Woodmen o f this city
are making a great membership
Miss Esther Cleveland spent drive under the leadership o f
with District Deputy H. J. Atlee. On
Dec. 20, a delegation o f about 40
members and 17 candidates mo
Camp will be rather deserted tored to Salem where a class o f
uring the Christmas holidays,— 70 were given the Adoption de
gree. Luckiamute Camp proved
December 22 to January 1st.
i the banner Camp, having seven
Miss Victoria Wilson expects to more in the class than any other
visit with homefolks at Willamina Camp represented. This Camp
during Christmas and Mrs. Miller, has 65 members and expects to
continue the drive until the 100th
j t Mrs. Cleveland and Mrs. Vassall, mark
expect to be gone, also.
1 Neighbors are enthusing, also.
Mr. Otte spent several days this
Reduced round-trip fares to California, Oregon, Washington
and Idaho points will enable you to go home for Christmas and
C a lifo r n ia
Sale dates to California points De
cember 21st to 23rd and 25th to 28th.
inclusive. Return limit January 15th.
O rego n
Sale dates between all stations in
W a s h in g to n Oregon and from all stations in Ore-
Id a h o
gon to stations on other lines in Ore
gon. Washington and Idaho December
22nd to 25th, inclusive. Return limit
O re g o n
Between points in Oregon only,
additional sale dates Dec. 29th to 31.
and January 1st. Return limit Jan
Ask nearest S. P. agent for particulars
John M. Scott, General Passenger Agent
Southern Pacific Lines