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DALLAS, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, JANUARY 15, 1904
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'Our First .
will be held at the HUB CLOTHING
STORE through the month of Jan
uary, 1904, during which we will give
you a chance to get good, well-made-clothing
at a large reduction. But be
fore we go farther, we want to thank you
and your friends for your liberal pat
ronage. We have sold nearly twice the
goods we expected to in the length of
time we have been in business here.
NOTE THE PRICES
Any OVERCOAT in the house at 20 per cent discount.
Any SUIT and all SHOES and FURNISHING: GOODS, except Slick
ers and Overalls, at 15 per cent discount.
Fleece-lined UNDERWEAR that sold at $1.00 suit will be duiing
the sale 78cts.
You should come in and see for yourself the Bargains we give you.
R. JACOBSON & CO.
G. W. HOLLISTER, Manager.
WALL PAPER. AND
A new and complete line of "Wall Paper, Paints, Oils and Glass.
All sorts of Stains and Wood Finishes. Painters' and Paper
Pictures, Mouldings, and Pictures framed to order. Painting,
wood finishing, room decorating and sign lettering done. Satis
faction guaranteed on all work.
If you are thinking of doing any papering or painting
No charge for estimates on labor or material.
HEATH & CORNES
Mill Street Dallas, Oregon
REDUCED RAILROAD FARES
Cheap Sunday Rates Between Port
land and Willamette Valley Points.
Low round trip rates have been
placed in effect between Portland
and Willamette Valley points, in
either direction. Tickets will be
sold Saturdays and Sundays, and
limited to return on or before the
following Monday. Rate from
Call on Southern Pacific Com
pany's agent for particulars.
Cured After Suffering 10 Years
B. F. Hare, Supt. Miami Cycle
& Mfg. Co. Middletown, O. suffered
ten years with dyspepsia, He
spent hundreds of dollars for medi
cine and with doctors without re
ceiving any permanent benefit. He
says: "One night when feeling
exceptionally bad I was about to
throw down the evening paper
when I saw an item in the paper
regarding the merits of Kodol
Dyspepsia Cure. I concluded to
try it and while I had no faith in
it I felt better after the second dose
Alter using two Dottles l am
stronger and better than I have
been in years, and I recommend
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure to my friends
and acquaintances suffering from
stomach trouble." Sold by Belt &
H. W. Bancroft and Zim Hin
shaw, of Falls City, were Dallas
Mrs. J. 1. lownsend came up
from Oak Lodge Farm, Monday,
and visited friends in Dallas. She
says tbe fresh air and outdoor ex
ercise on the farm are causing Mr.
Townsend's health to improve
steadily, which will be glad news
to his many friends throughout the
state. Mrs. Townsend returned to
Perrydale Wednesday, accompanied
by her mother, Mrs. Sarah Rich
mond, who will visit tbe family
for a few days.
Dull Headache, Pains In various parts
of tbe body Sinking at tbe Pit of the
Stomach, Loss of Appetite, Feverlshness,
Pimples or Sores are all positive evidences
of Impure blood. No matter how It be
came so. It must be purified In order to
obtain good health. Acker's Blood Elixir
has never failed to cure Scrofulous or
Syphilitic poisons or any other blood
diseases. It Is certainly a wonderful
remedy and we sell every bottle on a posi
tive guarantee. Belt tk Cherrington, Dal
DTSPEPSIA CAN BE CCRED BT UJriEf
Acker's Dyspepsia Tablets. One little
Tablet will give Immediate relief or money
refunded. Sold in handsome tin boxes
at IS cents. Belt Cherrington, Dallas.
John Eramett visited relatives
and friends here last week.
Bruce Burnett was a Corvallis
Club dance at Wagner hall to
morrow (Saturday) night.
Ralph Hall went to Portland
County School Superintendent
C. L. Starr was in town Monday
and made the school a visit.
The Coast Range Lumbering
Company is fluming 50,000 feet of
lumber per day.
A new switch is being built into
the yard of the Bryan-Lucas Lum
Frank Hubbard shipped a car
load of wood from his place to town
The Bryan-Lucas Lumber Com
pany has over 1,500,000 feet of
lumber on its yard.
Mrs. Martha Holman, of Dallas,
is making her home in Falls City
F. J. Chapman, of Dallas, was in
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Lucas arrived
home Tuesday morning from Salt
Lake City, where they have been
visiting relatives for the last three
weeks. Mr. Lucas says he sold one
million feet of lumber in Salt Lake
Don't fail to see Knox, tbe
character impersonator, at the M.
E. Church next Monday night.
HULK COUNTY PROSPEROUS
COLLEGE HAS NEW "GYM"
Business Men Buy Building
Lease It to Students for
Oregon's champion basket-ball
team will no longer be hampered
in their practice and games by a
small and crowded gymnasium.
Fifteen citizens of Dallas have pur
chased the old woolen mill building
and grounds adjoining the Dallas
College campus, and have leased
the two upper stories to the college
athletic association for a period of
five years, with the option of the
Bchool buying the entire property
at any time during the term of
lease. This building is a large,
well-built structure, three stories
high, with each floor 110x70 feet.
Carpenters are now at work on
the second floor, making a regula
tion-sized basket-ball court, and
are cutting out the third floor, so
as to make a gallery for the court.
The remainder of -the two upper
floors will be fitted upas a gym
nasium, and when completed it
will be one of the best in the state.
The Dallas College basket-ball
players are the present champions
of Oregon, if "not the Pacific Coast,
as the recent games lost to Tacoma
and Seattle were played on courts
containing obstructions and were
not regulation in size. With the
new court now building any game
played will stand won or lost for
the championship. The new build
ing will seat from 800 to 1000
The new owners of the building
have elected Dr. C. C. Poling to
manage the property under the
direction of a majority of the stock
holders. The lower floor will be
used for public meetings and ex
mentions the same as in the past
The building was purchased from
the Dallas City Bank by R. E
Williams, JI, L. . Fenton, Oscar
Development Along All Line of In
dustry in the Year Just Past.
Ihe following article, setting
forth the progress and developmen
of Polk County during the year
1903, was printed in the New Year
Edition of the Morning Oregonian
ine article was contributed by
"J udging from material evidences
it is.no exaggeration to say that
the year 1903 has been tho moat
prosperous and most progressive
period in the history of Polk
"Probably the most important
development of the vear was the
construction of the Salem, Falls
City & Western Railroad, which
was put in operation on June 1
In the southwestern part of Polk
County, and in the nearby Siletz
region, in Lincoln County, stands
the finest body of fir timber in
Oregon. The new railroad reaches
from the Southern j Pacific line at
Dallas to the eastern edge of this
timber, and can easily be extended
as the demand for lumber requires.
The thiee sawmill? at FaJs City
and vicinity have qeen greatly in
creased since the jadvent of the
Just One Minute.
One Minute Cough Cure gives
relief in one minute, because it
kills the microbe which tickles the
mucous membrane, causing the
cough, and at the same time clears
the phlegm, draws out the inflam
mation and heals and soothes the
affected parts. One Minute Cough
Cure strengthens the lungs, wards
off pneumonia and is a harmless
and ne;er failing cure inall curable
cases of Coughs, Colds and Croup.
One Minute Cough Cure is pleasant
to take, harmless and good alike
for young and old. Sold by Belt &
SICK HEADACHE! ABSOLUTELY and
permanently cured by using Mold Tea.
A pleasant herb drink. Cures constipation
and Indigestion, makes you eat. sleep,
work and happy. Satisfaction guaranteed
or money back. IS cts. and W eta. Belt
St Cherrington. Pallas. Oregon.
Walter Williams, J. C. Hayter,
H. H. Dunkelberger, W. R. Pfen
nig, U. S. Loughary, D.M.Metzger
C. T. Whittlesey, N. L. Guy, A. A
Winter and C. E. Shaw.
ur. u. u. ronng will preach in
the Bridgeport church Friday, Sat
urday and Sunday nights, and at
Lewisville Sunday morning at 11
Mrs. Nancy J. Iliff died suddenly
at Independence, Sunday afternoon
at 4:30, of heart failure, aged 60
years. JJour grown children and a
husband survive her. The family
came to Polk county about a year
ago from Illinois.
The Observer's new type has
been sLipped from San Francisco
and should arrive here in time to
be used in printing next week's
paper. This type is of a late and
handsome face, and, being smaller
than the type now in use on the
outside pages, will enable us to
print a greater amount of news
than at present.
Of Suffering From
I Would Not be Alive
But For Dr. Miles' Heart
Do not neclect the warning symptoms of a
weak heart. Palpitation, imotherin? spells.
swelling of feet or ankles, pain in and around
heart; oftentimes anections 01 tbe stomach,
lungs, liver, bladder, kidneys, etc, arise from
heart weakness. A weak heart must be
helped. It cannot stop to rest. It must be
strengthened and regulated. The blood must
be enriched, the heart nerves strengthened
and tbe circulation improved bv tbe preat
heart and blood tonic. Dr. Miles' Heart
Cure. There is positively nothing to equal
tiiis wonderful medicine in its beneficial
influence upon hearts weakened from any
I am very crateful for what Dr. Miles
Heart Cure has done for me, as I am confi
dent I would not be alive today had I not
l 1 - l : . i c. I - . i.i
it it r ncu oi us wonucnui virtues ana iaKen u
before it was too late. I had been a sufferer
from valvular heart disease for many years,
in fact ever since I was a little pirl and for
three years before I began using Heart Cure
I was in very bad shape. I could not sleep
on my left side at all and would frequently
nave the most dreadlul smothering spells.
At times my left side would swell up. I had
pain in my head all the time from which I
uttered greatly, frothing 1 took did me
any good until X used eleven bottles of Dr.
Allies i lean v,ure wnicn removed ail wese
railroad, and have added materially
to the prosperity of that part of
the county. The large sawmill of
the Johnson Lumbar Company at
Dallas has also been greatly im
proved and enlarged during the
year, and in March the Inde
pendence, of Independence, began
the operation of a mill of 10,000
feet per day capacity at that place.
A number of smaller mills in the
mountains and foothills have been
constantly employe in 'supplying
a local demand for .' r lumber, and
two new sawmill0,' in addition 'to
tbo two 'already in operation, are
engaged in the. 'wi.tctviro of oak
"The tendency of the times is to
diversified farming. . Hopyards,
dairy farms and fruit orchards
abound, and farmers living in tbe
hill lands find the raisingof Angora
goats especially profitable. The
Polk County Annual Goat Show
has been held regularly since 1899
at Dallas, and its displays are
among the best in the United
States. For many years the goat
breeders have pooled their mohair
and sold it at public auction, and
the price realized last year, 38 5-8
cents per pound is the highest ever
paid for a pool of the county pro
duct. When it is known that
$17,645 was realized from the 1903
clip from 15,000 goats, and that
208,000 pounds of wool was pooled
and sold at 17 3-8 cents per pound,
some idea of tbe importance of the
sheep and goat industry of the
county may be gained.
"roiK uounty is iortunate in
having a good number of enter
prising breeders of fine stock, and
livestock husbandry is rapidly
growing in importance. The num
ber of horses assessed increased
from 3669 in 1902 to 4181 in 1903;
the number of cattle from 6511 to
8357; the number of sheep and
goats from 36,721 to 40,664, and
the number of swine from 4383 to
526. In connection with stock-
raising and dairying, a much
arger area is devoted to the growth
of rape vetch, and clover, and new
stock barns and silos are to he
found in all parts of the county.
"Improvements generally are to
be observed on all larms. lbe
average price received tor wheat
was 75 cents per bushel, and hops
brought from 18 to 25 cents per
pound. These prices afford a good
profit to the grower, and the re
sultant prosperity is reflected in
better farm machinery and fences,
newly painted and newly erected
buildings, and an increased price
Dallas, Dec. 19.
CRESCENT QUARTET COMING
Knox-Kantner Concert Company Will
Appear In Dallas Next Mon
nd strong." Mrs. H. C Cruse, San Fran-
distressing symptoms and made me feel well
e Dr. Miles' Remedies, bend fur free book
n Nervous and Heart Diseases. Address
Dr. allies Medical Co, Elkhart, Ind.
The Knox-Kantner Concert Com
pany will give one of their
inimitable musical and literary
entertainments in theM. E. Church
in this city next Monday evening,
under the auspices of the College
Club. A program of unusual merit
is promised, and the attendance
will doubtless be large. Knox and
Kantner are no strangers in Dallas,
and their management of the com
pany is a sufficient guarantee that
the entertainment will be strictly
Knox, who heads the list of per
formers, is as funny as in the days
when, as a member of the famous
Meneley Quartet, he amused the
people from the Atlantic to the
acific and from the Lakes to tbe
Gulf.- Knox has been stvled the
"Prince of Impersonators."
The tour of the company, since
its organization last Fall, has been
highly successful, and the young
men have been greeted by crowded
houses in everv town thev have
visited. A few of the press notices
are given herewith:
"By far the best singing ever
heard in Boise." Evening Capital
"Never failed to win tremendous
applause." Portland Oregonian.
"It beats all tbe circuses and
minstrels and comedies we
have ever witnessed "The Dalles
"Mr. Knox was a marvel and
elicited the continued applause of
his audience." Salem Statesman.
"Theft rendition of 'Massa in de
Cold, Cold Ground' was worth go
ing miles to hear." Walla Walla
"The finest entertainment we
COURT HOUSE NOTES
In the matter of the proposed chaDge
in boundaries or School District No.
31 ordered that action of Boundary
uoara at December, 1903, term
rescinded, owing to defective de
scriptjpn in petition.
lvoBiguaiiun oi j. w. Jiutier as
J ustice of the Peace for District No.
accepted, and Wm. Ridgeway appoint
ed to nil the unexpired term.
County Clerk authorized to adver
tise for 40 cords large fir and 40 cords
oak grub wood ; bids to be opened at
Ordered that County Coroner be ap
pointed County Health Officer until
the further order of the court.
R. L. Taylor, state organizer for
the Knights of Maccabees, is in
Dallas this week in the interest of
ACKER'S DYSPEPSIA TABLETS-are
sold on a positive grjarantw". Cures heart
burn, raising; of the food, distress after
eating; or any form of dyspepsia. Oae
Little tablet gives immediate relief. 23
eta. and 60 cts. Belt Cherrlnrton
Penrose, of Whitman College.
"Pleased the public better than
any other attraction we have had,"
is the testimony of the Faculty
Committee of the Washington
Remember, at the M. E. Church,
next Monday evening. Admission,
35 and 25 cents. Reserved seats
on sale at Belt & Cberrington's
The sixteenth annual state con
vention of the Oregon Christian
Endeavor Union will be held in
Pendleton from February 19 to 22.
It is expected that over 200 dele
gates will be present.
The walking sick, what
a crowd of them there are :
Persons who are thin and
weak but not sick enough
to go to bed.
"Chronic cases" that's
what the doctors call them,
which in common English
means long sickness.
To stop the continued
loss of flesh they need
Scott's Emulsion. For the
feeling of weakness they
need bcott s Emulsion.
It makes new flesh and
gives new life to the weak
Scott's Emulsion gets
thin and weak persons out
of the rut. It makes new.
rich blood, strengthens the
nerves ana gives appetite
for ordinary food.
Scott's Emulsion can be
taken as long as sickness
lasts and do good all the
There's new strength
and flesh in every dose.
We will be glad
to send you a few
Be sure that this picture la
the form of a label it on the
wrapper of every bonis of
tmuUion you buy.
SCOTT & BOWNE,
409 Pearl St., N. Y.
50c and $1 1 til drv!tt.
In the matter of the tax levy for
i90d ordered that the levy be as
County and state 19.5 mills
Total, 26 mills
In the matter of the appointment of
Koad Supervisors for 1904 ordered
that the following persons be appoint
ed: Douglas Samuel Pettyjohn.
Jackson Jacob Buhler.
Salt Lake G. S. Nelson.
Spring Valley W. H. Elliott.
Eola Reason Brunk.
Kickreall W. E. Goodell.
South Independence Dave Staple
ton. South Monmouth M. Mulkey.
Buena Vista Jasper Rhodes.
Suver H. Maxfield.
Luekiamute W. E. Williams.
Bridgeport Anan Myer.
East Dallas James Boydston.
McCoy C. L. Hawley.
South Dallas John Farley.
North Independence Newton Jones
North Dallas J. M. Sears.
Eock Creek F. J. Morrison.
North Monmouth J. II. Mulkey.
'Falls City-J. C. Talbott.
Ordered that T.. B. Huntley be ap
pointed Eoad Master for the ensuing
JUDGES AND CLERKS OF ELECTION
J udges and clerks of election were
IDougTaaZtrim 1' LaUy, C JHuesey
WE old nrnwiE
el M "W. J
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
NM Dickey, judges; Willis Howell,
Dave Meador, O C Scroggiu, clerks.
Jackson N F Gregg, Geo Ball, J A
Baxter, judges ; Carl Graves, Henry
Butler, Alfred Campbell, clerks,
Salt Lake G N Townsend, Milt
Jones, D. L. Keyt, judges; Herbert
Elliott, Otis Byerly, C L Gilson, clerks.
Spring Valley, George Bayne, T J
Jennings, W J Crawford, judges
Sam Phillips, Wayne Henry, Linn
Eola J W McDowell, L D Gibson,
H. B. Brophy, judges; T W Wann,
G C Mitty, B I Ferguson, clerks.
Kickreall M F White, J W Lewis,
Sam Orr, judges; Frank Gibson, T S
Burch, George Wait, clerks,
South Independence A Huston, D P
Stapleton, I H Ingram, judges; Clar
ence Wagoner, Verd Hill, W H
South Monmouth Joseph Craven,
Evan Evans, S C Denny, judges; V O
Boots, J B V Butler, A J Shipley,
Buena Vista James Prather, Peter
Kurre Jr., Richard McCarter, judges ;
A N McLaughlin, W S McLano, Dow
Suver J T James, W W Collins,
M N Suver, judges; J J Thurston,
O II DeArrnond, C E McLane, clerks.
Luekiamute R A Hastings, Frank
Gilliam, F M Smith, judges; Jesse
Yost, E W Staats, Goorgo Bronson,
Bridgeport C C Gardner. J B
Smith, W E Burns, judges; James
Yoakum, Anan Myer, Ed narmon,
East Dallas J D Smith, James
Boydston, James Howe, judges; H G
Campbell, Ralph Hill, F H Morrison,
McCoy A M Holmes, G L Kelty,
G A Shields, judges; C L Hawley,
James Ball, J D Slagle, clerks
South Dallas Sol Blessing, Amos
Holman, Charles Black, judges; H B
Cosper, Walter Williams, Thomas
North Independence D L Hedges,
Joseph Hubbard, P M Kirkland,
judges; O W Irvine, D A Hodge,
Willard Craven, clerks.
North Dallas A B Muir, F J Coad,
Joseph Black, judges; R. L. Chap
man, Lee Crider, Ralph Butler, clerks.
Rock Creek Clarence Aikman, Joe
Edgar, Jack Morrison, judges ; W J
Keeney, Frank Morrison, Ralph Hen
North Monmouth J H Mulkey, J
Powell, Henry Butler, judges; E H
Hosner, E H Craven, C Lorence,
Falls City D J Grant, Frank But
ler, George Siefarth, judges: Ralph
Ford, Ira Mehrling, W R Hinshaw,
C G Coad, stationery $ 21 80
EXPERIENCE 13 THE BEST teacher.
Use Acker's English Remedy In any
case of coughs, cold or croup. Should It
fall to give Immediate relief money re
funded. 2S cts. and 60 cts. Beit & Cher
rlnston, Dallas, Oregon.
Wilson Drug Company, same, l 00
Gooch Bros., supplies 93
E M Smith, tax rebate 4 96
Vaughn & Weaver, plumbing. 3 25
O L Starr, salary and expense. 134 03
US Loughary, same 14114
J T Ford, same 150 39
Mrs M A Tetherow, pauper acct 9 50
D G Meador, same 11 00
AS Locke, same 950
M D Ellis, electric lights. . ..... 26 00
Irwln-Hodson Co., supplies 79 90
O W Pagett, justice court 3 00
J HMoran, same 2 60
B Wilson, same 1555
A Loughary, coll taxes. . 36 25
Tracy Staats, salary 65 00
F E Myer, same 81 40
Mrs F E Myer, same 54 00
W F Nichols, same 65 00
E V Dalton, same 62 50
Milo Woods, same 40 00
G G Brown, coll taxes 2 20
W F Nichols, same 15 00
G Muller, bridge acct 5 50
O E Huntley, pauper acct 30 00
H L Fenton, goat association . . 20 00
Observer, ' printing e 50
Wra Ellis, tax rebate 10 40
W C Brown, same 1 50
T Ford, tax certificate 98
Glass & Prudhom me, supplies. 144 60
J E. Sibley, salary 66 65
J B Teal, same 14 so
Seth Riggs, same 13 60
Rlckreall Hall, election acct. . . 5 00
Western Clay Co $19 95
W Musoott 50
J E Robertson , . 2 00
Bryan-Lucas Lumber Co 1 87
R M Wade & Co 19 35
HMaxflold 42 00
Pedee Lumber Company HO 15
Rowell Bros 8 45
R Brunk 134 00
Thomas Strain 45 00
H B Brophy et al 45 27
W W Johnson Lumber Co 24 79
R Rowell 8 75
Ben Windsor 7 71
J D Slagle '. 50 00
J M Farley .. ..140 00
James Boydston 12 60
J A Hannum 63 75
Ira Mehrling 30 00
A Simpkins 74 50
WE Goodell 12 50
John Middleton .100 00
N F Gregg 70 00
DP Stapleton . 50 70
J N Jones , 73 75
C It Farmer 4 00
TB Huntley 63 00
Wm Faull 3 00
BILL OF SALE
Carey F Martin to Elmer West, tho
"White Front" livery barn in Dallas,
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Charles Rheude to C F Henke, 10
acres, 1 7 s, r 6 w, 100.
Elizabeth Whealdon and hd to E F
Aebl, 135 acres, 1 7 s, r 5 w, $3000.
Emil F Aebl et ux to Elizabeth
Whealdon, 58.66 acres, t 6 s, r 6 w,
Frank Butler et ux to C W Matthews
and D A Madison, 8 acres, 1 8 s, r 6 w,
W T Miller to W CMcClure, 40 acres,
1 9 s, r 8 w, $240.
M M Ellis, assignee, to Silas Rhodes
127.37 acres, t 8 s, r 5 w, f900.
M M Ellis, assignee, to Silas Rhodes
tract In 1 8 s, r 5 w, $75.
M V Allen and hd to C L Rogers,
lots 1, 4, 5 and 8, block 4, Sallng's add
to Ballston, $600.
J B Teller to A M Holmes, 71.49
acres, 1 7 s, r 4 w, $1500.
DECLARATION OF INTENTION
Carl Gerllnger, native of Germany ;
William Garbutt, native of Canada.
Estate of Ferdinand Williams, de
ceasedbond filed and approved.
Estate of Wm McMillan, deceased-
will admitted to probate: Margaret
McMillan and John Dickinson ap
pointed administrators with will
annexed ; bond fixed at $18,000.
Estate of Isaac Mattison, deceased
will admitted to probate : E L Ketchum
appointed executor without bonds.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggist refund the money If It
falls to cure. K W. Grove's aigm&turo
U oa each box. Ho.