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J. C. IIAYTER,
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
Published Weekly at One Dollar per Yeai.
Strictly In Advance.
DALLAS, OREGON, APRIL 21, 1903.
The way to build tip Dallas is to pal
people. JURORS ARE DRAWN.
Men Who Will Serve at the May
Term of Circuit Court.
The May term of Circuit Court will
commence on Monday, May 11, and
the names of the following persons
who will be summoned to attend as
lurors werf drawn 'mm the i" v i)
IV. : .!:.
I. A. Alii'", i'li'tl kirtT, iii.'nr ,,;
D. A. Hodge, Independence; D. D.
Peters. Perry dale; J. B. Nunn, M. D.
Coulter, W. H. Boals, I. V. Lynch,
T. E. Lyons, W. B. Howe, Dallas;
J. K. Guttry, Sheridan ; J. W. Lee,
W. L. Frink, Falls City ; E. F. Barnes,
B. T. Boothby, L. S. Perkins, Mon
mouth ; D. L. Matheney, S. H. Barker,
J. W. Delap. Salem ; A. A. Lindoman,
Claude Lewis, Lewisville ; Lewis Ed
wards, Frank Gilliam, Pedee; G. W.
Myer, Smithfleld; Bichard Clanileld,
Ballston , John Bitncr, King's Valley ;
G. P. Locke, Buena Vista; Cyr-M
Blair, Buell ; S. M. Kay, Salt Creek.
The farmhouso of J. M. Seeley at
Oak Grove burned to the ground
Wednesday night. This was one of
the handsomest homes in Polk county,
and the loss to its owners will be
Miss Bessie Butler, of Independence,
has organized a music class in Dallas
and will be here on Thursday of each
week. She is a graduate of the Will
amette Conservatory of Music, and is
a skilled performer. For information
and terms, inquire of Mrs. Chas Mc
Devitt. . The public school declamation con
test hold on Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday nights of last week was a
great success. Large crowds were
present each night, and the programs
were nfgniy entertaining ana enjoy
able. Winnie Launer won the C. L.
Starr gold medal, and Hermann
Hawkins was the winner of the school
medal. The winners in the several
rooms were : Boom one, Jack Eakin,
Vera Wagner; room two, Hermann
Hawkins, Nellie Show; room three,
Merle Myer, Lila McDaniel; room
four, Hattie Coovert, Wayne Green
wood; room six, Wlnnio Launer,
Corda Gooch: room seven. Allie
Fuller, Earl Burk ; room eight, Eula
rhillips, Earl Shoiton. .The receipts
were $73 and tne expenses uo, leaving
a balance of $48, which will be spont
for supplies for tho school by Piin
cipal W. I. Eeynolds.
The intercollegiate prohibition ora
torical contest to be held in Dallas on
May 1 will be the greatest event of the
college year greater than basket-ball,
or any athletic event, as it will be of
an instructive nature. Eight colleges
will be represented in the contest. Tho
admission will be CO cents and 35
cents. Because of the expense at
tached to working up the contest and
the amount of cash prizes that must
be given by the college where the con
test is hold, and also because of the
limited room that is to be had in
Dallas, this admission must be
charged. The men who will speak
are men who stand high in their
classes, and who are preparing for a
work in life that will bo of beneilt to
their follow men. This contest will
not be held in Dallas again for eight
or nine years at least, and all should
avail themselves of the opportunity to
attend. The names of the orators will
be published next week.
.DALLAS OPERA HOUSE
The Harnum of Them Alt
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
A Massive Scenic Production of
Ten Nights in a Bar Room
Company of 32 People With a Grand
Solo Band and Orchestra
Featuring Miss Lulu Sutton, the
clever artist, and little Olga Stoch,
the song bird. Don't go wrong. This
show is the big one, carrying their
own spocial car and all scenery used.
M3K0AY and TUESDAY, APRIL 27-28
J i Vm . J V.,, ,
Digests what you cat
This preparation contains all cf the
digesUnts and digests all kinds of
f jod. It gives instant relief and never
tails to cure. It allows you to eat all
the food you want. The most sensitive
stomachs can take It. By Its use manj
thousands cf dyspeptics have been
cured after every thing else failed. It
prevents formation of gas on the 6tom
ech, relieving all distress after eating.
Dieting u n necessary. Pleasant to take.
It can't he??
hai da you
rparf-donljr by E. O. lf WittACo., Chicago
"hit L 1uiut) cuuuunt Z- Uuc Um boa. ut.
BELT & C11EHKINGTON
UiiucU Lvii.st!iwl D.'fiuiiai.Mliun VViil
Erect Handsome and Commodious
Edfice in Dallas. .
The trustees of the United Evan
gelical Church have purchased from
Dr. B. H. McCallon the lot on the
nrhnaat nnmpr nf Mill and Railroad
w.uv. v --
streets, and will erect thereon a large
and nanasome cnurcn Dunuiug um
ing the comiug summer. The lot has
o tmntnrra nf iKli feet, on itailroau
street and 75 feet on Mill street, and is
well located, being within ' one block
f tha main Hnainnaa Rt.rnefc of the citV.
VII U 1 1 j XUU.U -- -J - - -
The dwelling now on the property, and
l. "I O" , MAvrla Will C
OCCUpieu vy J. xi. iiivmo, " v
moved to the north side of the lot and
used for a parsonage, liie price paia
for the property was $1200. The
parsonage on Main street has been
sold to B. L. Chupman. -
EDSON COMPANY COMING
Will Appear at City Hall Next Mon
day and Tuesday Nights.
Daniel Edson's big company will
appear at the City Hall next Monday
and Tuesday nights in two of
America's greatest plays, "Uncle
Tom's Cabin and "Ten Nights in a
Bar Boom." The company is a large
one, carrying their own orchestra,
band, and special scenery for both
productions. Miss Lulu Sutton is one
of the best ' npsy's on ;h stage today.
ot l.u, i u uicver binder lor one ol
her years. J he company carries some
clever npi-eialty artists, among whom
are Eva 1 hatcher, the character come
dienne ; Charles H. Chenoweth, vocal
ist; Dan Edson, master of the cornet;
W. H. Boberts, W. S. LeCompt, T. C.
Jobe, H . Cooper, H. Williams, Irene
Leyton and several others. Popular
prices, CO, 35 and 25 cents. Seats now
Mrs. Anny Dunn Now Leads in the
Vote For Queen.
The vote for Queen is as follows :
Mrs. Anny Dunn 493
Miss Laura Brown 491
Mrs. G. N. Cherrington 184
Miss Maggie Pomeroy ... . 49
Miss Nannie Starr .127
Mrs. Mary Meador 22
Miss Pearl Percival 11
The vote on Page is :
Harry Madison GO
Maurice Dalton 41
Laird Woods 32
Harold Hart 21
Earl Shultz 12
Herman Hawkins . . . 5
Every day will be a special day.
The Sheridan Woodman band has
been secured for the occasion.
The dates and rates of the railroad
excursions will soon be announced by
Ten gentle teams wanted to draw
floats and cars in the parade. Apply
to Frank Kersiake.
The confetti privilege has been sold
to C. W. Matthews, and the main tent
concession to Mistletoe Circle.
Many business houses are already
making arrangements for decorating
their rronts ana winuows wuu me
The carnival grounds will be opened
at 1 p. m. and 7 p. m. daily. Prome
nade concerts at 1 :30 and 7 :30. Per
formances cornmonee in the main
pavilion at 2 and 8 p. m.
In answer to many inquiries, it can
be said that the Ferris Wheel which
will be usod at the Dallas Carnival is
made of stool and Is perfoctly safe.
The carnival colors are red, white
and black the colors of the W. O. W.
A large amount of bunting has been
ordered by the merchants for decora
tions. The coronation ceremony, with the
attending court ladies and gentlemen,
will be one of the most brilliant of the
Dallas is being advertised as it
never was before. Matter pertaining
to the carnival is appearing in the
outside press daily. The Portland
and Salem papers are devoting con
siderable space to the event.
Elsewhere in this paper is an official
plat of tho grounds. Bids for stands
will be received up to May 16. Highest
bidder will got choice of location.
Bids to read por diem ; decisions of
committee to be final.
From present indications there will
be tho lurgost crowd here during car
nival week ever seen in Dallas. In
order to accommodate all who come,
the committee requests all persons
having one or more rooms to rent to
notify Charles Baker or J. B. Thomp
son, with the price per night, and
whether they will accommodate ladies.
Saturday evouing, the closing night
of the carnival, will be Mardl Gras
night, when all are requested to attend
in masque. It is expected that prizes
will bo awarded to the best lady and
gont masker. King Bex will reign
supreme on this occasion. There will
be plenty of fun and frolic.
An insane Indian woman was
brought over from the Grand Bonde
reservation Wednesday, and was con
veyed to tho asylum by Sheriff Ford.
The track-laying gang on the Dallas
and Falls City railroad have reached
the high trestle on the Harris farm,
two miles south of town, 'i he grading
will probably be completed within the
next week or ten days.
The shelving and counters for
Jaeobson & Bird's new clothing store
in the Abel Uglow building are near
iug completion. The room will be
ready for occupancy May 4.
The Johnson Lumber Company's
big sawmill at this place is runniug
on full time, and a large amount of
.umber is being shipped. The
company made a heavy drive of logs
down the LuCreole, Wednesday.
For liver troubles and constipation
There's nothing better In creation
Than Little Early Bisers, the famous
They alwuvs effect a cure and save
Little Eurly Kiwrs are different from
all other pills, ihey do not weaken
the system, but act as a tonio to the
tissues by arousing the secretions and
restoring tho liver to the full per
formance of its functions nuturally.
Belt & Cherrington.
The Best Prescription for Malaria
Chilla and Fever la a bottle of Grove's
Tasteless Chill Tonic. It la almply
Iron and quinine in a taatUesa form.
No cure. No pa. Prlo tOa
i,;;,- ... , .t. , . .' :- - i
nuil ollitr organs of ilijjt-uon anil nutri
tion are kept in a healthful condition
there will be a well-nourished body, and
little liability to disorders of the liver,
bowels or such other disorders as may
resmi iroin in
lack of exer
cise. Pr. Pierce's
of the stomach
and other or
gans of diges
tion and nutri
tion, and also
diseases of oth
seases of oth- 1
e caused by (
condition of the
twiv it increases the vital Tower ana
promotes a vigorous old age.
" I was a sufferer from chronic diarrhea for five
vears," writes Mrs. Mary A. Aaron, of Rolla,
Phelps Co., Mo. "I tried different remedies,
which would give me relief for a short time
oulv My trouble would return as bad as ever.
I consulted you in July. 1900, and by your advice
commenced using Dr. Pierce's remedies. I toolc
two bottles of the 'Golden Medical Discovery,'
three vials of the ' Pellets,' and some of the
' Extract of Smart-Weed,' as you advised. I
have not had any return of my trouble since
usine your medicines. Am now seventy-one
years old and I never had anything to relieve
me so quick. I think Dr. Pierce's medicines the
greatest on earth. Should I ever have any re
turn of my trouble shall use your medicine.
Mv thanks to you for your advice and thanks
to Almighty God for restoring me to health
through your hands."
Accept no substitute for " Golden Med
ical Discovery." There is nothing "just
as good" for diseases of the stomach,
blood and lungs..
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, the best
laxative for old people. They cure con
ttipati."n arid biliousness.
COURT HOUSE NOTES
J. 0. Adams, of Dallas.
Guardianship of George L. Gwin
an insane person S. TJ. Gwin ap
pointed guardian ; bond fixed at f 100
Estate of John Jeldness, deceased-
Oscar Hayter appointed ancillary ad
ministrator of said estate; bond fixed
EEAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
United States to Lewis F Jamison,
1G0 acres, 1 8 s, r 6 w, patent.
United States to John B Atherton,
100 acres, 1 8 s, r 6 w, patent.
Jacob Mills et ux to A J Crowther,
128.93 acres, 1 7 s, r 6 w, $483.50.
Louis Gerlinger to S. F. C. & W. By
Co., lots and tracts in Dallas, $1.
W C and C W Abrams to J B Teal,
80 acres, 1 8 s, r 6 w, $200.
II G Campbell to Margaret Buerer,
23 acres, R Glaze d 1 c, t 8 s, r 5 w,
A L Holdredge et ux to J L Phelps
et ux, 71 acres, 1 6 s, r 6 w, $1200.
Ezra "Van Riper to J R Con lee, lot 4,
block 3, Germantown, $325.
H B Plummer,'1 trustee, to Alfred
Haldeman et al, block 4, Highland
add to Dallas, $200.
Wm Bogue et ux to I N Woods, lot
1, block 12, Conkey'8 2nd add to
Dallas, $110. '
G L Seward et ux to J R Shephard,
4 acres, 1 6 s, r 4 w, $250.
Sarah E Peak to Susan O Bryant,
lots in Falls City, $909.50.
W I Clodfelter to C H McKinney,
100 acres, t 9 s, r 5 and 6 w, $1050.
Sarah E Clodfelter and hd to W I
Clodfelter, tract in Monmouth, $600.
Ira C Powell et ux to Bridwell &
Craven, tract in Monmouth, $150.
Dr. B. H. McCallon has purchased
the beautiful residence property of
R. R. Turner, in the Academy block,
A Sweet Breath.
is a never failing sign of a healthy
stomach. When the breath is bad
the stomach is out of order. There
is no remedv in the world equal to
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure for curing
indigestion, dyspepsia and all
stomach disorders. Mrs Mary S.
Crick, of White Plains, Ky., writes:
"I have been a dyspeptic for years
tried all kinds of remedies but
continued to grow worse. By the
use of Kodol I began to improve at
on e, ami attei tnking a tew iotiu-8
am fully restored in weight, health
and strength and can eat whatever
I like " Kudul digests what vu
eat and makes the stomach sweet.
Belt & Cherrington.
In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon
for Polk County, Department No. 2.
Alhert Warner. Plhintifl. vs. Georpe W. Wit
sou, and Mary Ann Wilson, hts wife; A. M.
Miller ami ary K. Miller, hit wife; Virginia
.iller .lnrv Miller. S.. rah Mi Neil and Me
Neil, her husljand; Alainaiuvr Miller, Jnmes IV.
Miller, ami Emma Miller, his wife; Isnao B.
Miller and Wilier, his wife, Oetondants.
To George W. Wllanu, Mary Ann Wilson, his
wife; Vtntinia Miller, Sarah McNeil and
McNeil, her hutliand; lamanser .Miller, I, B.
,iller and .Miller, hit wife, the above
Yon and each of you are hereby required to
iipjienriiiid answer the complaint tiled aeainst
1111 in the above entitled suit, within six weeks
from the dale of the tirst publication nf this
sum s. 1. .-wit. 011 or befuie the .uh .lay of
June. MO.;, ami if von li.il i tn answer, tor lit
thereof, plal lift' will apply to the court for the
relief pravwi for iu his eonipliiiut, which is thiit
the pl iniilt'ts- the owner in fee simple oi the
follow ilia tietrribed real properly, o-vit:
hVs'liaitnn at the S. K corner of the D. L. C. of
John M. Kiisi and wife. Not. No. l'.loo, Ulaliii No.
57. in T. 6 S.. K. 5 W. of the Will Mer ; thence
running W. V1 09 chains; thence S 58.73 chains;
Ihence E. 3 07 chains: them es. WV degrees E
in II chains: thence N. til 08 chains; thence W
,S 00 clmins t the place of beinnine, and con-
ti tntui i 75 .:i r I. i: ore r less Kxu plin
i ii'l r scrvi . t' .-r-fiom ii e ae oo hoi.se i t.
. ,-s. i iU'.I s I II ws in mi: he mm f hi a
I mm M iod ate. v feel E. f (lie N. v. n.rner
of the above ilescriu'd 'rm I, llieiu e S 10 rods:
thence K. 14 rous: thence N In ris; thence
14 rods, ami that each and all of th above
tamed defendants be lorevtr barred and en
Joined from asseninr or claimiue any npbu
line or inieresl merem
This siimra tit is ervnl np .n yon by ciiblic-
tion thereof, for six successive and consecutive
weeks in thCPolk t'ountv Observer," by order
of Hon. J. E. Sibley, Judireof thefounty Court
of the state of Oregon, for Polls Comity made
and entered at chambers on the Z-'nd day of
April. Una The dute of the ttrtt publication of
this tumuions It April .4. lwa.
J. N. HART,
Attornay for the Plaintiff.
Commencing SATURDAY 18, and
contiiming until our immense stock is all sold.
Our Sawmill interests and Falls City business require all of our time and attention, and we have decided
to sacrifice our Dallas store.
Every article will be reduced, and staple articles which you need every day will be shipped in and sold
at WHOLESALE PRICES, while everything on hand will be sold regardless of cost.
Our Full Line of
SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS
which are arriving every day will be
included in this sale,
Which amounts to thousands of dollars' worth of the newest, finest and most desire
able merchandise on sale at the lowest prices ever made on equal quality in any store
in this valley
We invite you to call early and select
your share of these bargains in a bill
201 Iks. Dry Granulated Sugar $1.00
25 yds. Best Calico - $1.00
PLAT OF WOODMAN
SHOWING ALLOTMENT OF BOOTHS.
BIDS WILL BE OPENED MAY 15.
Thf above is a plat of the Woodman Carnival grounds in this city.
The ,qu!ire East of the Courthouse is reserved for the big tent of the
Arnold Shows. North of the Courthouse is the Ferris Wheel and the
Merry-Go-Roui.d. Tho small squares, numbered from 1 to 15 inclusive,
tire tracts reserved for booths. Bids for these consessions must reach the
S.-crHary, V. (i. Vassall, before May 16. The highest bidder will be
;iven choice !' location. The bids must red s much per diem. No
i.ooths will be allowed on the East side of the square, as this space will
be taken up by six side-show tents. Carnival dates are June 3, 4, 5, 6.
"Ms siirt ' uu ef the genu in
Laxative ii yaw-Quinine Tbie
U remedy t-.t curta m cM tn M
we mention only a
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25 yds. L. L. Muslin - $1.00
3 cans "A. & L" Extra Corner Tomatoes, 25c.
Owing to the great success attending
my watch sale last Fall, I have decided
to again offer some special induce
ments in this line. For the next thirty
days, or until MAY l, I will offer bar
gains in all the standard makes of
Watches that you positively cannot
afford to overlook. Come in and see
C. II. MORRIS, sss
Notice For Publication.
TIMBER LAXD, ACT JUXE 3, 1873.
Vnitcd States Land Offloe,
Oregon City, OreRon.
February 17, 1903.
Notice Is hereby given that in compliance
with the provisions of the act of Congress of
June 3, 1378, entitled "An act for the sale of
timber lands in the States of California, Oregon,
Nevada, and Washington Territoiy," as extend
ed to all the Public Ijtnd States by act of
August 4, 189-J, Nellie Dunn, of Dallas,
county of Folk, State of Oregon, has this day
filed in this office her sworn statement No. 60.10,
for the purchase of the Northeast 1 ol
Section No, 12 in Township No. 8 S..
Range No. 7 W., and will otter proof to show
that the laud sought is more valuable for its
timber or stone than for agricultural purposes,
and to establixh her claim to said land before
the Comity Clerk of Polk Count , at Dnllax,
Oregon, oh Tuesday, the 12th day of May,
She names as witnesses: Charles Shew, of
Dallas, Oregon; Milo Woods, of Dallas, Oregon;
Hardy Holman.of Dallas, Oregon; U. S. G-ant,
of Dallas, Oregon.
Any and all persons claimin adversely the
above described lands aie requested to file their
claims in this office on or before laid 12th day
of May, 1903.
- . CHAS. B. JIOORES.
& SON, Dallas, Ore.
csteless Chill Tonic
Averags Ariial Sales ever Ore end a Hslf LHHloa
rn ."rsdl to ? No Cure, No Pay. 50c
a I Cent, picka Grove's Eisck Root. Liver PEls.
Prepare to take in
(with a CAMERA)
Prices $1.00 and up
J.WELEH & OPTICIAN
In Town For
You can't afford
to buy elsewhere
Main St., Dallas, Ore.