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PALLS CITY ¿OREGON S A T U R D A Y , F E B R U A R Y 9, 1918
MISER, THE TRADE RAT.
! It .torm ed io hard on Monday, L‘ ’ U P Hry rt m *tas
¡T u «s d «y and Wodnaaday that t he ! ch, , “ ' ' K
o » . . , t m . a . . . , T.ia. o™ . u ™ .
men could not work.
«emeater m h « h «h o o l.
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M im t the trade rat is alio called
i There is going to be a Parent- j
\ pack rat, wood rat and bushy tailed
On the dates, February, I,'2, 3, ! Teachers meeting here on Friday * nday n,Kht ■ n' 1 returned Mon- rat j le ia one of the «marteat and
Falla City had the unusual 'oppor
by far the moat interesting of all the
tunity o f entertaining the annual
The grades in school are going |
th„ . fme lookmg feUov.
(bounty Sunday School Convention
A big dance will be given in the
to have a «racial program every j j j e ¡g 0f ]arge size, haa big eyea, big
and from every point from the East Black Rock Saturday n ight
eara, and in many parte of the coun-
delegutes and local people it was
Mr. George Gerlinger o f Dallaa
Florence McDonald and E lsie1 try where he live* hia tail ia cover-
not at aU ordinary.
was In our city on Tueeday.
Jones w ere absent this week.
long hair. It u becauae of
W hile it was A L L good there
I this that he often la called the buahy
w ere some features that stood out
visiting her son's fam ily returned
Tliia rat ia a born collector and
prominently in all the program.
.'trader. Anything he can carry off ia
her home on Saturday at Inde
The splendid work o f Mrs. Dan-
F. K- Hubbard has received g prjze
Very frequently be trice
enhower and Chaplain Matthews pendence.
notice from the Department o f to make amend* by replacing with
o f the Sixty-fifth A rtillery, Fort
Fay Hughes o f Falls City spent
Interior o f his appointment as aomething el$e the object carried
Stephens with his stirring talk.
the weeks end with her parents Licensing A gen t for Explosives. away. F o r instance, he will empty
a bag o f seeds and fill it with peb
T T » Pageant, "T h e Stainless at Black Rock.
Anyone wanting to use explosives
bles or bits o f sticks. H e appears
F la g " staged by the young people
must secure a permit.
Lora Hawk is on the sickiist.
: to be very fond o f things that shine
o f Dallas. This number was thor
* r® waite
wiH of collect
tor r International
la i , or
bbleg ,nd b|tg
oughly patriotic and all attending
luring Co 8. clothing. H ave them pistol cartridges, spoons, forks and
spoke o f it in the highest terms o f
made to measure.
... . , .
In the western part o f the United
The people o f Falls City will
Watch fo r a blue mark on your j j ^ eg> wbere gold and other ores
gladly aw ait their time for enter
paper. It means that you are arc mined, a valuable gold mine was
taining the Convention again in visiting.
behind with your subscription and discovered through Miser’* contri-
bution to a miner.
Ethel Sampson started to school are expected to pay up.
Polk County Sunday
BARGAINS NOW TO
BE HAD AT SEUG’S
Mia» H am Wilson
O F FIC E R !
County Pres. F. V . Brown
Dallas DiBt. Merle Holman
Independence M. S. Pitman
Elkins Dist. E. A . Tetherow
Perrydale " Carl Morrison
W est Salem “ Chas. A. Park"
Sec-Treas. Mrs. Merton Ellis
Miss Gladys Carson, Monmouth
Supt. Boys Work, Rev. MacKenzie
Mrs. L L H ew itt
Home Dept. Supt. to be appointed
Educational Supt. Mrs.C.A. Parks
The Student Body election w as
held Thursday morning. The o f
ficers elected are as follows:
President, Eugene S ta rr
Vice-Pres. W alter Bowm an
Sec-Treas. Velm a Goodspeed
The gymnasium is now in p ro g
ress, Monday and W ednesday
nights are given to the girls,
Tuesday and Thursday nights to
the boys, and Friday and Satur
day nights to tht business men o f
the town. The hours are from
7:00 to 930. Ten cents taxes are
charged each student o f the high
school for the necessary expenses.
Miss Hammond is the director o f
the girls and Mr. L ow e is director
o f the boys.
Mr. Low e attended the Princi
pal’s Club banquet at Dallas last
Saturday night. Mr. L ow e was
elected president o f the club for
the coming year.
The commercial subjects in 'th e
school are very popular. W e hope
to see more and more of this work
introduced each year.
The Falls City High School now
has p standard high school library
properly equipped and catalogued.
How many o f the o4heu- high
schools o f the county cp.n sa y it?
Beginning with the prestint sem
ester students o f non-standard
Miss Sayre has elected several high schools will have to fa ike e x
amination before being
monitors in the school.
credit for work done.
Miss Hammond is givin g stars
W e are enrolling In du strial Club
to those having good music lessons
members in the school this w eek.
Nan Smith made a busines trip Only those boys and girls a re join
to Portland on Thursday o f last ing who are willing to o implete
w eek en d returned on Monday.,
tjhe project started.
Edwin Horn, Chaa. Hav< n and
Mrs. W . C. Bullis was on the
Crocker have been given
sickiist this week. ’
efficiency buttons and enri > lied in
Leon Fisher made a business the Rainbow Division for having
trip to Falls City on Monday.
sold $50 worth o f th rift stamps.
Joe and G ifford W allace were These boys are Scouts.
Gingham Dust Caps 10c.
1 L ot Ladies’ 35c Hose 22c
L adies’ Fancy Dust Caps 19c
Ladies’ Corset Covers 19c
Law n W hite Tea Aprons 25c
Children’s Mitts 19c
3 Bars Toilet Soap in Boxes
on account o f sickness.
Many other Bargains naw to ho had at
SELIG’S. Cash Price Store,
'Meeting and Beating Competition*'.
aidara Didn't Butt In.
Money is mentioned as a medium
In the American Magazine Sld sajs:
o f exchange in Genesis, chapter
“ A man tackled me for a Job the oth xxiii, and is supposed to refer to a
er day. A fter enumerating hia various time as fa r back as 1800 B. C.
accomplishments be wound up with a
The coinage o f money is ascribed
Bnal claim that was Intended to lm
press T e ^ it h huTm’p o r t r ^ n ; : .Td
for aU. He said that he was a direct
descendant of Bishop Ump-te-ump, the
most learned man of bla time In Eng
land. I asked what time that was, and
he said that it was abont 400 years
ago. I told him that, allowing twenty
Ove years for each generation, be must
be the sixteenth descendant. 'No; not
the sixteenth.' he aald, ‘but the df-
teenth.’ ‘AU right.' I said, ‘call It the
Afteenth. Now, let’s take a sheet of
what your credentials
really are L e f t see. You had one fa-
tlier and one mother, two grandfather*
and two grandmother*, four great-
grandfathers aud four great-grand-
to the Lydian, a people o f Asia
Minor. I t is, o f course, quite lm-
' possible to fix any definite date fo r
the first coinage. Long before any
one thought to coin money it was
made out of any durable substance
that came to hand, such as leather,
iron, tin, bronze and even the hard
bark of the trees and stones o f the
j The Hollander, so late as the mid-
1 die o f the sixteenth century, made
money o f pasteboard. In fact, pretty
nearly everything in the shape o f
lasting material has at one time or
anotfier been used as the medium of
trade known as money.
Things You Want
I t isn’ t any trouble at all to think o f the things you
want* I t ’ s how to g et them that causes most o f the
T h ere’s the com fortable home, money fo r old age,
means to educate your children, that vacation trip
and a thousand and one other things that come
crow ding up the minute you think o f the things you
w a n t A little saving account at our bank is the
best start you can make. I t w ill grow . Th e funds
are safe. Some day some o f the things you w ant
w ill be yours i f you work, save and bank w ith us.
BANK OF FALLS CITY.
and eight great-great-grandmothere.
and ao on.’
"Carrying the multiplication back to
A youth who had accomplished
the flftsenth preceding generation, 1
allowed that at the time the bishop considerable glory in football, but [
Ifred my friend, the applicant, bad ex- little in his studies, was dropped ,
ac.My 32,708 ancestors. In other words, from one preparatory school and j
the bishop was only one o f the 82,708 immediately invited to another. He
human being* who were bis forbears had been there about a week when
at tbaC time.
he was approached by a member o f :
“ ‘You have mentioned the bishop. j
But w in.« about the other 82,767?' 1
asked. '1A seems to me that I ought to 1 “ W ell,” said the professor, “ how
hear aomething about them If I am to do you find it here?”
“ Pretty fair,” answered the boy.
Judge you b/ the good blood which you
say ta tu you. The bishop was all
“ Th at’a good. Find it smooth go-
right. You arw lucky to have as much ins- eh?”
of him in you aa you have. But the
Th e youth meditated a moment.
bishop's stock haa beeu considerably “ Well, I shouldn’ t like to say that
watered. I don't believe he would rec.
exactly," he replied. “ Th e field’■
ognlxe you. What about the rest ?'
sort of rough yet in places, sir.”
"That Is the tremble with this tiered
tty game—If you carry It back very far.
Old Laws of Scotland.
Old Mother Nature fa a wonderful lev-
On the old statute book o f Scot
eler. She won't let geniuses or bone-
beads breed In a straight line. T o the land is still an act passed in 1821 ■
weak she frequently give* a child of ordering that “ na man play fute- j
Incredible tu lent-to keep the neighbors ball,” because it is “ esteemed to be
from getting abusive. T o the brilliant unprofitable sport for the common
and favored o f the earth she often pre
glide of the realme und defense
sents a choice piece o f ivory In the
shape o f a dull ton. Apparently the thereof." There is also a statute ■
Idea is to aarry the race forward to against alien immigration, passed i
in 1426, and authorizing “ all hie
gether and not to play favorites.
“ Another feature o f the scheme ts majesty’s subjects” to “ take, appre- 1
that It keeps us all tntereated. Sur hend, imprison and execute to death (
prises abound on all sides. There la the said Egiptians (gypsies), either
no telling where the next giant ia com men or women-."
AT THE GEM
5-REEL FEATURE COMEDY
T H E L A S T SH O W U N T IL NEW ' B U IL D IN G
IS C O M P L E T E D
Tuesday, Feb., 12, 1:15 P. M.
Th e two essential instincts of hu-
manty are love o f order end love of
kindness. By the love o f order i!ie
moral energy is to deal with the
earth and dress it and keep it and
to deal with all rebellious or disso
in Falls City on Monday.
lute forces. B y the love of kindness
the moral-energy is to deal rightly
Clifford W allace and George
Ju n io r S tu d e n t B o d y N o w *
with all surrounding life. So shsll
Graves returned to their homes
Dorthy Guthridge h'as been ab every passion have full strength and
at Black Rock from Silverton on sent from school n e u rlj a week vet be absolutely under control—
Ladies Dress Hats $3.40 to $5, now $2.15
| W ftnted—To « c h o n * ,
S T V S lt-
Thursday and Friday o f last and Portland property for Fall* ever he fancied. H e brought back
fragment* o f quartz, and when theae
week w ere examination days. City property. Phone 77.
were assayed they were found to be
Everybody enjoyed those days
L G. Bulgin o f Salem, repre heavy with gold. Miaer wa* tracked
senting the Northwest Produce
to his nest and near it was found
Company will address the fruit
the gold bearing vein from which
Sometime last week, Miss Gra
grow ers o f this section at the
ham, the first grad e teacher lost City Hall, Tuesday, Feb. 12. The the samples had been taken.
H e is a most industrious fellow.
a small diamond from her ring, I object o f the meeting is to sign up
In a single night he will carry away
but fortune was hers, and she for all the fru it in this vicinity. from a camp he may visit a large
found i t
This company has leased Pugh's j part o f the food le ft unprotected,
Juice plant with op leaving in ita place an equal quanti
The boys say the sandwiches
and expect to ty o f seed*, atones, pine cones or
the science girls make and serve
other things which he can easily
in the soup kitchen, "h a v e n ’t handle all the fru it grown in this find. A ltogether he ia an amusing
vicinity. Everyone interested is though often troublesome neighbor.
enough goody in ’em .”
urged to come out.
Hia little junk shop is usually worth
A t the Carnival the Honor
investigating.— Thornton W . B u r
Guard girls took in about t wenty- HAVING A GR EAT ANCESTOR. gess in People’s Home Journal.
five dollars from their side .show,
World’s First Money.
the fortune telling and ice cream . It Weuld Be All BigM if So Many Out-
BUCK ROCK ITEMS
Ladies’ Patent Button Dress Shoes
form er price $4 to 15, now $2.98 and $3.15
the new semester.
R e s o lu tio n s
Whereas the committee on Res
olutions has been called to submit
eir report for the splendid co-
r r tiv e spirit to make this con-
o f February 1, 2, 3, 1918,
il in every respect,
-refore Resolved, That,
gr thanks to:
pie o f the M. E.
hUMt! f< their building.
\l7 For, kindly co-operative
spirit for the furtherence o f this
II I. To the printer for the
pn-grams and distribution o f them.
IV . W e wish to extend our
.a<.ks to Chaplain Matthews for
i-is war talks and the splendid
vork o f Mrs. Danenhower.
V. For the untiring co-opera
tion o f our County officers.
VI. For all those who have
taken part in the program, includ-
tig the Honor Guard girls, Boy
.Scouts o f Falls City and the Dallas
young people, presenting the pa
V II. For the splendid hospi
tality o f JFalls City homes shown
toward the visiting delegates.
V I I I. For the big feeds given
each evening in the Christian
church to aU delegates and friends,
S ign ed C o r - ^ “
Jay Wreaking Yeuth.
The schoolmaster was trying to
make conversation with the new pn-
il to put him at his ease and asked
im what was his favorite poem.
“ ‘Excelsior,’ ” was the response.
“ I recite it every time we have coiu-
“ Does your father ask you to do
“ Yes, sir,”
said the boy.
says he thinks it keeps us from hav
ing much company.” — Exchange.
Presentation o f Public Service Flag,
W. H. Beard
F la g Day Songs by 1st to 5th Grades
Speech, C a p t Davis o f Salem
Captain, Oh, M y Captain,|by Student
F lag Raising Cerem ony
Star Spangled Banner, M issJDingm an