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FHLLS CITY NEWS
FALLS CITY. OREGON, SATURDAY. MAY '¿b. 1918
KILLED BY LOG TRAIN
RED CROSS REPORT
Work b i | i n in Falla City 0 «
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Wednesday, June 5, 1918 has been tU l
' o r a l l y designated as Registration Day
i-A ^ rih e United States for all
who have attained the age “ *"* «.¡i«) wnd,™
H o t e l J -R * s'nce draft Registration day
Im iks m
Y O U R RED CRO SS
An Army Without a Gun
By MEREDITH NICHOLSON
O f th « V ig ila n t« « .
to II * . ^
»«H n J o .
w*ile d id n 't have
e v ig ato r "
C ross is the greatest instrument of
. . .
wt L i
’ o r l t l has ever seen.
Noble as the
helpfulness was in Civil W ar
surpasses it immeasurably not
r e, r r . . ^ U^ e and variety of its effort, but in
The Red Cross is, we may say, the arms of the
mothers of the world reached out to their sons to
DuitH up their wounds and comfort them. The Red
Cross is an ‘ army without a %un that wages war
only upon.Aculfering and heartache. W here the
flap* of the stars goes there the banner of the Red
CrotNj must fly beside it. W e watch our boys go
toA war with a spirit of hopefulness because we
kiVow t fiat this great agency of humanity presses
t^\*hind tiiem; that its work is not incidental,
1 ^the intelligent directed effort of one of the
^U^pItiiJUirvelous organizations ever contrived by
m o s t ^ q i^ P j gre n jus
•f '• %
f-J f* W e have all contributed to the Red Cross; we
^ n shall be called upon again to contribute to its
funds,—again and perhaps again. And we will
respond again and yet again! For this is a war for
the defense of civilization, and we of great, free,
splendid, glorious America, have every intention
‘ I hat it shall be fought with the army of the Red
Cross solidly supporting our soldiers.
STRETCHING PARIS TO
MEET THE NEEDS OF FRANCE
THE RED CROSS HAS HELPED WHERE GOV-
ERNMENTS WERE HELPLESS.
T he avalan ch e of refu g ees th a t
• « e p t Into P a ris from th e n o rth of
F ran ca had been th e d e sp a ir o f th a
civil au th o rities.
T hese hom eless,
stunned people w ere a new resp o n si
bility to be added to th e th o u san d s of
wounded men th a t cam e stead ily from
the sham bles of th e w est fro n t.
P aris Is an old city. It w as not
ready to tak e In Its n eig h b o rs' chil
dren. Its population w as alre a d y a
tig h t fit. So It m ade th e beat of Its
poor h ospitality by offering up tta g a r
rets. New building constru ctio n seem
ed Im possible. Men w ere scarce. The
m echanic w as cith e r m anning the
tre n c h e s or fighting the fight In ihe
w a r factories. P a rts w as distracted.
It Is w onderful Indeed how nobly
Tigris tried to m eet th is condition.
And It Is rem ark ab le how P a ris met It
w ith the aid of o u r own Bed Cross.
I ’nhnm percd by red ta p e o r precedent,
o u r Red C ross p u t on o v eralls and
Jum per, carried th e hod. becam e a rc h i
tect. engineer and c o n tra c to r an d w ent
Into the building o f homes. H ere w as
a church lot th a t lay v a c a u t; h e re an
unfinished h o s p ita l; th e ra a w orn out
building, all of w hich In a fo rtn ig h t
w ere sta rte d on th e ir w ay to w ard new
a p a rtm e n ts, room s and sleeping warda.
We bore a t home who asso c ia te tha
g re a t Red Crogg m ovem ent w ith band
ages and w hite gow ned nu rsea must
lose th is old Illusion In th« light of a
tho u san d o th e r w orks fo r h um anity.
In th is case we see th e Red Cross
first as dip lo m ats convincing th a civil
a u th o ritie s of P a rts as to th e ir ability
to rem edy th e situ a tio n , then or
a rc h ite c ts rem odeling buildings, chang
Ing building plans, h irin g labor g a th
ered by them selves from th e ex-sol
dlcry and the older m an, all the while
w orking u n d er every Im aginable h and
icap, w hile F a th e r T im e cried, “Get II
done, gel It done.”
So out of th e g a rre ts cam e th ese de
sp airin g people to find new hope It
clean hom es, to get new ch eer out ot
sh eer bodily com fort aDd fresh c o u r
age to again ta k e up th# g re a t tru st
th at F ran ce haa k ep t so w ell—“ to c a r
ry on." It la n o t stra n g e th a t out
F rench b ro th ers believe in y o u r owa
Red Cross Juat a little m ore th a n you
do. B ut should th is b e t
V. DeWItt. Brake man on Teal
Creek Railroad Dies Beneath
Thursday morning R. V. DeWitt
was run over by the Teal Creek
logging train and instantly killed.
The engine was pushing some
trucks and DeWitt was running
in front of the trucks to throw a
switch. He tripped and fell, and
although the cars were moving
slowly he was so close that there
was no possibility of preventing
passed over his body crushing his
The body was taken to the
Chapman Undertaking parlors at
Dallas and prepared for burial.
F I N A N C I A L .S T A T E M E N T . M » y 2 0 , '1 8 Funeral services will be held from
the Christian church on Sunday
morning at 11:00 o’clock, and
>44.50 interment in the I. 0. 0. F. ceme-
Addie Montgomery .25 t-ry. The Woodmen and Macea-
<25.00 bee lodges, of which Orders he
Mrs. Price, B. R. 61.25 was a member will have charge.
R V. Franklin DeWitt was the
Jan. — Show and dance 102.15 son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank DeWitt
“ 26, Gymn Festival
7.38 of this city. He was born at
Feb. 16, Minstrel show
108.21 Goshen, Lane County, Ore., Jan.
.25 16, 1895, and moved to Falls City
1912. He was married to
Hunter Aug. 1, 1915. Be-
“ 19, Hazel Courier
parents he is survived
'* 23, Joe Hudson
and one small son; a
Mar. 13. Mrs. Bullis, B. R.
“ 18, Mrs. Hellwarth. tea 4.65
of the family
“ 23, Mr. and Mrs.
J. R. Moyer
Apr 24, Mrs. Bullis, B. R. 45 00 ^ e ir sorrow'
May 8 . Quilting dinner
“ ft Mrs. Mehrling
“ The Oregon Normal School, on
17, Mrs. Anna Buell
Decoration Day, will give a pro
$461.34 gram to which have been invited
the members of the G. A. R., W.
89771 R. C., D. A. R.. and S. A. R., as
371.63 well as the veterans of the Span-
“ The program will begin at
1:30 P. M. We are hoping to se-
* 2 .K cure a small detail of soldiers
Mr» H ellw arth. M aterial
r.C . M ercantil« Co
*•**' trom Vancouver Barracks to be
, oo present on that day.
2, W»«tier H alt ren t
12. Mr», k Y . F l f f t . y arn
“ A program appropriate to the
12, C. K irk p atrick , expense»
m recommendation made by Presi
21, Mr» H ellw arth. m aterial
24. r. t:. M ercantile Co.
dent Wilson will be carried out.
fa b . IS. W agner H ali
so The publ.c is cordially invited to
19. B illio n , lig h t
Mar. .4 Mra. M ehrling, m aterial
'*■*> be present.”
22, A. C. Power», freight
Yours very truly,
4, N. Selig, m aterial
J. H. Ackerman, Pres.
M L. THOMPSON T rea» u rer
CAM P FIR E 8IRLS
WAR S A V I N S S T A M P R E P O R T
Dallas, Ore . M a y 2 1 .
Total remitted from Dallas to date*
$ 4 0 .2 3 3 85
Sold during week ending M a y 2 1 ;
The Campfire Girls and Boy-
Scouts are going to give the play,
"Hiawatha.” It will be given
out of doors, and will be free to
all. Several of the girls went to
Dallas Friday evening to see the
picture, “The Beast of Berlin.”
At our next ceremonial meeting
the girls will receive their wood-
gatherers ring. They are made
of sterling silver and represent
the seven points of the Campfire
To the Republican
The Campfire girls are planning
Voters of Polk County:
on taking a trip to the Coast soon
For the splendid support so loy after school is ou.t.
ally given me at the primary- The Campfire girls have gather
election I am profoundly grateful. ed several pounds of tinfoil.
I do not count this vote a personal
victory for myself, but look upon The Campfire Girls held their
it in the light of an endorsement ceremonial meeting at the home
of Mrs. H. H. Lowe Friday even
of my administration.
Permit me to say to the voters ing. A number of girls received
of all parties thet, if elected in some honor beads and rings, after
November, it shall be my constant the meeting ice cream was served.
endeavor to continue a careful Wednesday evening some of the
and strictly business administra Campfire girls and Honor Guards
tion of the county’s affairs; to solicited Main street for the Red
keep out of debt; reduce taxes to Cross, They gathered in nearly
the lowest notch consistent with $55.00.
actual needs: to treat every citi
The Campfire Girls and Boy-
zen and every locality fairly and
are going to have their
impartially, to the end that Polk
the woods, some even
County as a wnole, may continue
to grow in population and pros
The Campfire Girls are going to
. ! hang their “ Woheb ” Charter in ,
E. C. KIRKPATRICK. 1 the office of the school building. '
PRICES SEEM HIGH
They Will Be Higher
ADVISE YOUR EAR LY PURCHASES
OF A L L YOUR NEEDS
SELIG’S, Cash Price Store,
Meeting and Sealing Competition
I t’s no easy job. this landing a dollar. It takes work,
brains, muscle and energy. Once you get it, it's yours land
you have a right to do as you please with it, of course.
This bank has no desire to advise you how to spend your
money—at least not unless you ask for it. Our only mission
is to care for your dollars if deposited at our bank. They are
subject to your check whenever wanted, but in the mean
time they are SAFE. We can assure you of that fact. We
use every precaution to safeguard our depositors’ funds.
BANK OF FALLS CITY.
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H O W A B O U T TH A T
NEW SPRING SUIT
Ed. V. Price & Co’ s
FALLS CITY LUM BER
F A L L S CITY M EAT M ARKET
C. J . BRUCE, Proprietor.
.UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT.
Fresh Beef, Pork, Fish, Poultry, Etc.
Will buy your Beeves, Veals, Hogs end Chfokens.
C ALL ARD GIVE US A TRIAL.
WE WILL PLEAS E YOU.
FALLS CITY M E A T M A R K E T