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Folic 0cuaty Observer
MUTOIt AM) J'UJU.Ir-ilJKU.
J'ulilishi-il Weekly nt one Jiullur per Yem.
Ktrirlly ill Advance.
DALLAS, OKKCiON, MAY 2H, VM.
The vajr to build up Dallas is to pat
rtinie Dallas people.
WATER CASES TRIED
Jury Awards Judge Boise and Mrs.
Hallock Much Smaller Amounts
Than Were Asked.
The notions brought by tho City of
Dallas against Mrs. M. E. Hallock
and Judge R. P. BoLso to appropriate
a right-of way und cortuin water and
water rights was tried before Judge
Burnett this week. The trials lasted
throe days, and aroused a considerable
amount of interest. Mis. Hallock
claimed that tho appropriation of
GOO.OOO gallons of water from Canyon
Creek daily would damage her in the
sum of $10,000. She also claimed $100
for a right-of-way through her lands.
The jury, after making an inspection
of her premises and hearing tho evi
dence, decided that the amount asked
was far in excess of tho actual damngo
that would be caused by tho appropri
ation of such rights, and returned a
verdict for ffioo. Judge Boise who
claimed damages in tho sum of $5,100
was awarded $51 by tho jury.
Tho defendants wore represented by
W. II. Holmes, of Salem ; Sibley &
Httkin and N. L. Butler, of Dallas.
Win. T. Muir, of Portland, apjieared
as attorney for the city.
Tho jury was composed of repre
sentative citizens of Polk county, and
gavo both cases tho most careful con
sideration. The defendants received
full justice at their hands, and the
city is satisfied with tho result. It is
hoped that Dallas will bo put to no
further expensive and vexatious de
lays, and that the council will now be
allowed to go ahead with tho importa nt
work of supplying tho city with a
system of water-works.
B. H. REAS0NER DEAD
Well-Known Resident of Liberty
Neighborhood Passes Away After
One Week's Illness.
B. II. lleasoner, a highly-respected
citizen of Polk county, died at his
homo southwest of Dallas, Sunday,
May 21, l03, at 2 o'clock a. in., of
strangulation or tho small intestines.
His last illness covered u period of
nine days. Ho was 72 years of age,
and leaves a wife and two sons.
Burial took place in tho Dallas
cemetery Monday afternoon. Mr.
Ileasoner was an honest, industrious
citizen, and his loss will be keenly
felt by his neighbors and friends.
CHAIR OF ORATORY
Miss Edna Parrlsh Elected To Pro
fessorship in Dallas College.
Miss Edna A. Parrish, of Salem, a
student of tho Wiilanietto school of
oratory, has received notice of her
election to the professorship in ex
pression and oratory at Dal Ins College,
says tho Salem Statesman.
Miss Parrish entered the col lego of
oratory three years ago, and will re
ceive her diploma this coming June.
She is the treasurer of tho senior class
and has shown more than common
interest in tho various student enter
prises. Miss Parrish's appointment
has caused much joy to her many
friends, who reeognizo in hor a young
lady with a promising future in her
chosen lino of work. She is decidedly
popular among university circles, and
her winning personality has won her
a host of friends in tho city. Sho has
been much in demand as u reader and
has made fnvorablo appearances on
lodge programs. At tho commence
ment exhibition sho will appear in
the Merchant of Venice."
Prom a Cat Scratch
on tho arm, to tho worst sort of a burn,
soro or boil, IWitt's "Witch Hazel
Salvo is u quick cure. In buying
Witch Hazel Salve, bo particular to
get IWitts this is iho salvo that
heals without leaving a scar. A
specific for blind, bleeding, itching
and protruding piles. Sold by Belt &
Digests what you cat.
This preparation contains all cf the
dijresUnts and digests all kinds cf
food. It gives f nst ant relief and never
fails to cure. It allows you to eat all
the food you want. The niostsensitire
stomachs can take it. By Its use many
thousands of dyspeptics have been
cured after everything else failed. It
prevents format ion of gas on the ston
ach, relieving all distress after eating.
Dieting unnecessary. Pleasant to take.
Lut da you good
tVopafflonlyl.r F. PsWitta c, lil?ao
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BELT & CUERRINGTON
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TRACK IS COMPLETED
Trains Are Now Running; Between
Dallas and i ails City.
'i'ho track-laying crew of tho Dallas
and Fulls City railroad is at work in
the edge of tho latter town this morn
ing, and tho first train will run into
tho depot tonight. The turntable is
ready for use, and tho depot building
is nearing completion. The road is
now ready for business, and active
freight and passenger traffic will be
gin next Monday.
General Manager George T. Gerl
inger informs us that the new pass
enger coach is expected to arrive next
Monday night, and ho hopes to be
able to begin passenger service in
time for tho Dallas Street Fair and
Carnival. The new coach is roomy
and comfortable, and will accommo
date a largo number of people.
A sto&m-shovel having a capacity
sufficient to load 50 cars of gravel
daily has been ordered, and will be
put in operation at once. Every foot
of the track will be thoroughly ballast
ed, and the road will be made a model
ono in every respect. The gravel will
be taken from the bod of tho Luckia
muto near the bridge, and the work of
ballasting the track will last about 30
The completion of this road marks
an important epoch in the history of
Polk county, and its influence will be
powerfully felt in all succeeding time.
The people of Dallas and Falls City
have worked long and earnestly to es
tablish rail connection between the
two points and to open up tho vast
forosts of the Luckiamute and Siletz.
Tho benefits that will be dorived can
not bo overestimated. Both towns
will eventually become sawmill
centers of great importance, and all
tho country lying between will be
brought to a high state of development.
Louis Gerlingcr, the enterprising
Portland capitalist, who has built and
equipped the road with his own money,
is entitled to tho loyal support and
hearty co-oporatiou of every citizen in
his endeavor to build up Polk county
and dovolop its vast resources. The
influonco and friendship of such a
man is worth having, for, whilo it has
meant much in tho past, it means in
finitely more in tho future The peo
ple of Dallas who subscribed to the
small subsidy asked which was a
more fraction of the cost of the road
are rejoiced that Mr. Gerlinger was
enabled to complete hi8 road within
tho time named in tho contract, and
will pay their subscriptions promptly
and cheerfully, knowing full well that
overy dollar paid to the road will be
returned to thorn an hundred-fold in
tho benefits that will accrue.
Georgo T. Gerlingor, the rosident
mauagor of the road, is a young
gentleman of splendid business quali
fications and is courteous and obliging
in his relations with all. In addition
to his office duties, ho had active
chargo of all tho construction, work,
and his workmen found him a kiud
and reasonable employer. With Mr.
Gerlinger at the General Manager's
desk, tho road will bo in good hands.
No better testimonial to tho skill and
efficiency of Chief Engineer J. W.
Coovort is needed than the road itsolf.
Constructed on strictly modern lines
and in tho most substantial manner,
it is excelled by no railroad in the
West. Mr. Coovort had chargo of all
the field work, and his duties wero per
formed faithfully and well.
And whilo tho peoplo of Dallas are
rejoicing over the completion of the
railroad and are congratulating Mr.
Gerlingcr on the successful termina
tion of his work, they do not forget
John Talbott, whoso years of untiring
effort finally resulted in bringing the
project to tho attention of men of
capital. No man over worked more
unselfishly and unceasingly than did
Mr. Talbott for tho building of this
road, and he will always be remem
bered for his energy and enterprise
Now, that tho railroad is completed,
tho people of Dallas will take a few
days off and enjoy tho Carnival.
Then they will turn their attention to
water-works and novor rest until a
part of Canyon Creek is brought to
tho city and every home is supplied
with pure, cold, mouutain water. That
is tho kind of peoplo they are.
Exercises at Dallas College Will Be
gin June 11.
June 11, 8:00 p. m. Annual meet
ing of tho Homo Literary Society.
Juno 12, 8:00 p. in. Annual meeting
of the Sorosls Literary Society.
Juno 14, 11 a. m. Baccalaureate
sermon by Tres. C. C. Poling.
Juno 14, 8 p. m. Annual sermon to
tho Christian Associations, by Eev.
Leon M. Boozer, of Portland, Oregon.
June 15, 8 p. m. Lecture before
Literary Societies by Eev. D. V. Pol
ing, of Tho Dalles.
Juno 10, 8 p. m. Annual Musicale.
June 17, 10 a. in. Commencement
Juno 17, 3 p. m. Library Associa
June 17, 8 p. iu. Alumni Beunion
STATE SENATOR B. F. Mulkey.
REPRESENTATIVES G. L. Haw
kins and 11. F. Jones.
COUNTY JUDGE J. E. Sibley.
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Seth
lUggs and J. B. Teal.
CLERK U. S. Loughary.
SHERIFF John T. Ford.
TREASURER E. V. Dalton.
ASSESSOR F. E. Myer.
SCHOOL SUPT. C. L. Starr.
SURVEYOR L. Ground.
CORONER-W, S, Cary,
V J Up
Why can't we come
over to your house and
nlav anv more ?
I p Because papa gets so
ft I mad when we niake a
f I little bit of noise.
w nut manes uuu uuii
Mamma says it's dys
pepsia makes him act
That's about the way
it strikes the small boy.
The dyspeptic has no
idea of bis own unrea
sonableness or harsh
ness. Little things are
magnified and seem to
justify his quick anger.
There's health for the
dyspeptic and happiness
for the family by the
use of Doctor Pierce's
Golden Medical Discov
ery. It cures diseases of the stom
ach and other organs of digestion
and nutrition, and restores perfect
health and strength, by enabling
the perfect digestion and assimila
tion of food.
I have taken one bottle of Dr. Plerce'8
Golden Medical discovery for indigestion
and liver complaint," writes Mr. C. M.
Wilson, of Yadkin College, Davidson Co,,
N. C. "Have had no bad spells since I
commenced taking your medicine In
fact have not felt like the same man. Be
fore I took the ' Golden Medical Discov
ery ' I could not cat anything without aw
ful distress, hut now I can eat anything I
wish without having unpleasant feelings."
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets
cleanse and regulate the bowels.
COURT H0USE NOTES
Estate of James Wheeler, deceased
final account set for hearing June
27, at 1 o'clock p. m.
Estate of E. L. Skinner, deceased
petition to sell real property granted.
Guardianship of George L. Gwin,
insane petition to sell real property
set for hearing June 27, at 10 o'clock
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
J T Ford, sheriff, to Abel Uglow,
lots 1 and 2, block 13, Monmouth,
Sol Hirsch et ux to Northwest Real
Estate & Investment Co., 163.63 acres,
1 7 s, r 6 w, $1.
N W Real Estate & Inv Co to M A
Ward, 163.63 acres, 1 7 s, r 6 w, $550.
United States to L Pfandhoefer, 160
acres, 1 8 s, r 7 w, patent.
Polk County Bank to H S Calkins,
lots 1 and 2, block F, 1st add Falls
II S Calkins et ux to Joseph Trueax,
lots 1 and 2, block F, 1st add to Falls
Polk County Bank to Joseph True
ax, lota 13 and 14, block F, 1st add to
Falls City, $25.
Christina Gage and hd to Joseph
Trueax, 10.42 acres, t 8 s, r 6 w, $100.
David Petors et ux to Jacob Schul
son, 208.25 acres, 1 6 s, r 5 w, $3500.
Mary E Gibson to Alex Turnbull,
tracts in Polk County, $1625.
Frank Gibson et ux to Alex Turn
bull, lots 5 and 6, block 2, Fair Oaks,
T J Gardner et al to G W Gardner,
tract in Falls City, $500.
J W Brown et ux to C A Kau, 171.68
acres, 1 9 s, r 6 w, $1350.
M M Dougan to Lucy E Rowell,
14.87 acres, 1 7 b, r 5 w, $620.45.
Henry Hill et ux to FA Pouty, lot
2 and north i of lot 3, block 25, Hill's
W A Mossner to F A Douty, lots in
Independence Fruit Farms, $1700.
A M Bryant et ux to M B Hogue,
lots in Falls City, $700.
Susan C Bryant to G WMcCormick,
lots 9, 10, 11, 12, block G, 1st add to
Falls City, $1.
Kate C Warren to E A Nelson, fr lot
1, Murphy's add to Monmouth, $75.
W C Brown to E A West, block 5,
Saloina Osborn and hd to J W
Brown, 45.70 acres, t 9 s, r 6 w, $475.
B F Smith et ux to J W Brown, 36
acres, 1 9 s, r 6 w, $400.
F A Douty to W A Messner, lots in
Hill's Independence, $2350.
J B Erikson to OS Sheldon, tracts
in 1 7 s, r 7 w, $2090.
Tho largest sum ever paid for a pre
scription, changed hands in San Fran
cisco, August SO, 1901. The transfer in
volved in coin and stock $112,500.00 and
was paid by a party of business men for
a specific for Bright's Disease and Dia
betes, hitherto incurable diseases.
They commenced the serious investi
gation of tho specific Nov. 15, 1900.
They interviewed scores of the cured
and tried it out on its merits by putting
over three dozen cases on the treatment
and watching them. They also got phy
sicians to name chronic, incurable cases,
and administered it with the physicians
for judges. Up to Aug. 25, eighty-seyen
per cent of the test cases were either
well or progressing favorably.
There being but thirteen per cent of
failures, the parties were satisfied and
closed the transaction. The proceedings
of the investigating committee and the
clinical reports of the test cases were
published and will be mailed free on ap
plication. Address Johj J. Fclton
Company, 420 Montgomery St., San
Th Best Prescription for Malaria
Chills and Fever is a bottle of Grove's
Tasteless Chill Tonic It la simply
Iron and quinine In a tasteless form.
No curat No pay. Frlc. 60a
galls Gits totee
Full line of confections carried a',
C. J. Pugh's. Ice cream served on
Saturday and Sunday.
For several days the locomotive
whistle has been heard from town and
each day it becomes more distinct,
and It looks very much like the road
would be completed by Saturday.
Royal & Son are getting along
splendidly with the turntable. It is
quite evident that the train will leave
here not many times "wrong end too."
The construction of the depot is well
under way. It is a neat structure, and
is amply large to accommodate the
business of this place for some time.
The Coast Range Lumber Company's
flume is nearly completed, and in a
few days their planing mill will be
Prof. Scott Leavitt has secured a
position as principal of the North
Yamhill public school.
Mrs. Barnum, of Moro, formerly
Miss May Kunsman of this city, is
here on a visit.
Gilbert Tyson went to Portland,
Ben Beezley will play baseball with
the Monmouth team this season.
Mr. Butler made the survey for the
prospective waterworks and found the
elevation sufficient to give us a good
head and the source sufficient to sup
ply water all the year. It Is a good
thing, so move it along.
There Is much work needed on the
streets and sidewalks in different
parts of town.
Mrs. E. M. Wright is making ex
tensive improvements to her house.
Robert Wonderly and J. R. Ford
are assisting T, p. Hollowell in the
construction of his house,
Mrs. Elsie Parry left Monday for
Mr. and Mrs, Guy Willis, of Port
land, are visiting R. E. Bryan this
W. E. Wills, of Salem, was Jn town
the first of the week,
Monday forenoon Ray Kimes' dwell
ing house was burned to the ground.
The fire was not discovered until too
late to save the household goods.
The house was not insured.
James Wilson is up from Southern
Oregon on a visit.
The Polk county wool pool will be
sold about June 10.
The trial of W. P, Peacock for the
murder of Alex Iferr has been set for
Fred Elliott, foreman of the Observer
office, has been severely ill with fever
this week. He is some better this
For a good meal go to the Cottage
Hotel. The table is always supplied
with the best the market affords, and
the hotel is well filled with guests at all
times. If you are not already a patron,
you are invited to become one.
United States Senator Charles W.
Fulton spoke to a large and enthusiastic
audience at the Courthouse on Tuesday
evening, in support of Binger Hermann
for Congress. He made a telling speech
in favor of the Republican candidate,
and we deeply regret that we are un
able to give his talk the attention and
prominence it deserves. Senator Ful
ton's speeches are always worth hearing.
Hon. George L. Hawkins presided over
To the woolgrowers in the Southeast
part of the county : I will be at Airlie
next Monday to receive wool. As we
were unable to get the warehouse there,
I have made arrangements to weigh in
to car and bring to Dallas warehouse
without expense to the grower. Those
not ready to deliver next Monday will
be taken care of later onvor can deliver
to I. M. Simpson's warehouse at any
time. ' H. L. Fenton, secretary Polk
County Wool Pool..
LET ER BOOM.
Tell us not in mournful numbers
That this town is full of gloom,
For the man's a crank who slumbers
In these bursting days of boom.
Life is real, life is earnest,
And the grave is not Its goal ;
Every dollar that thou turnest
Helps to make the old town roll.
But enjoyment, and not sorrow,
Is our destined end or way;
If you have no money, borrow
Buy a corner lot each day.
Lives of great men all remind us
We can win immortal fame;
Let ns leave the chumps behind us,
And we'll eet there just the same.
In this world's brosd field of battle
In the bivouac of life, '
Let us make the dry bones rattle
Buy a corner lot for wife!
Let us, then, be up aud doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, Still pursuing,
Booming early, booming late.
Recent experiments, by practical
tests and examination with the aid
of the X-Rays, establish it as a fact
that Catarrh of the Stomach is not
a disease of itself, but that it re
sults from repeated attacks of in
digestion. "How Can I Cure My
Indigestion?" Kodol Dyspepsia
Cure is curing thousands. It will
cure you of indigestion and dyspep
sia, and prevent or cure Catarrh of
of the Stomach. Kodol digests what
you eat makes the stomach sweet.
Sold by Belt & Cherrington.
Stop th Cough
and works off the Cold.
Laxative Bromo-Quinlne Tablets cure a
cold la one flay. No Cure, No Pay.
Fxlc 22 casta.
" 1 la I
On account of various reasons, but
mainly continued ill health, I have de
cided to sacrifice my goods here and
get into something in which I will not
be so closely confined.
Everything Goes Without Reserve
HATS, CAPS, LADIES', MEN'S AND CHILDREN'S SHOES
LADIES' WAISTS AND MEN'S FURNISHING GOODS
Many of these lines are just in, and some are still on the road
All will be included in the sale. Many things at less than cost
and you don't have to buy $5 or $10 worth to get the discount
Men's $2.25 Pants, to close, at $1.75 Ladies' Shirt Wists, $1.50 values $1.15
Men's $1.50 Pants, to close, at $1.15 Ladies' Shirt Waists, $1.00 values .75
Men's $3.75 Pants, to close, at $2.50 Ladies' and Men's Shoes, $3.00 val. $2.25
SALE COMMENCES FRIDAY, MAY 8
This Is Your Chance To Get New Merchandise At Your Price
SALE PRICES CASH
TO TRADE FOR
What haveJYou to Ofler?
Some of the best farms in Polk
County for sale. We want
more. Write for our
Property listed with us in con
fidence. We advertise no busi
ness chances openly.
If unable to close a deal with a
prospective buyer, call on us.
We will act as agent for you and
help consummate the deal.
Cooper & Hurley
REAf. E8TATE OFFICE
Given By Sunset Lodge No. 130
Brotherhood of Railroad
SUNDAY, MAY 31, 1903
A Partial List cf Attractions:
Sensational Feats of of Equipoise
on the High Wire.
Imperial Troupe of Royal Japan
ese Acrobats in all their
A Company of Colored Jubilee
Singers In song3 and scenes
from the Sunny South.
Wonderful Feats of strength and
skill on the Roman Rings.
Mervelous Hoop Rolling, Juggling
and Grotesque Acrobats, Gym
nasts and Funny Clowns.
All these and many more will be
seen at the Trainmen's Excursion
at Hawthorne Park ia Portland.
FARE l.23 FROM
ALL POINTS SOUTH OF
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION inquire of
ny 3. P. or O. R. & X. mrent, or feUlm C.
C Ixivi ks, Sw. Comniiuee, iS Multuomh
Block, Portlaud, Oregon.
Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic
hes stood the test 23 yers. Ay aras An'al Sales over One zrd r. Hdf J.HZlon
fccttlss. Decs thio record cf nscni cpzzl to yea? Ko Care, Ho Vzy. 50c
Enclosed with every bottle b a Tea Cent, package of Grove's Black Root. Liver PCs.
CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF
Single Shovel Plows, Double Shovel Plows, Wing Shovel
Plows, Fiye-Tooth Cultivators, Disc Cultivators, Peg Tooth
Harrows, Spring Tooth Harrows, Disc Harrows, reversible
with Extension Head. ::::::::;:::: jf
All kinds of Plows, Harrows, Cultivators and everything needed tdr f
cultivate a hopyard or orchard. I
COR. OAK and MAIN STREETS. DALLAS, OREGON.
a woman is in love,
That's Her Business.
If a man is in love,
That's His Business.
But if they are both in love,
and want a wedding ring,
THAT'S MY BUSINESS!
C. II. MORRIS,
I have just received a Fine New Stock
of Harness and Saddles and invite you
to call and examine them as to style,
workmanship and price. I have the
finest line of saddles ever shown iq Tolk
county. They are strictly "down-to-date"
in every respect.
A big assortment prices according to
quality all fitted with "Double Sur
cingles," a new feature which every
horseman will readily appreciate. Come
HARXESS OIL, Best Grade,
WHIPS and KOBES.
Frank A. utiles
MAIN ST.. DALLAS, ORE.
or any other time you
can get WATCHES,
FITTED and KODAK
SUPPLIES, J J
JEWELER AND OPTICIAN
In Town For
You can't afford ri
to buy elsewhere
Main St., Dallas, Ore.
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