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About Polk County observer. (Monmouth, Polk County, Or.) 1888-1927 | View This Issue
Court II cms, Real Estate Transfers,
And Other News Briefly Told.
John Whltmore and Elsie Wyman;
Victor A. Ballantyne and Edna Hall.
, PROBATE. '
Estate of William Grant, dpeeased
final account set for hearing Decem
ber 24 at 10 a. m.
Estate of Wealthy Mitchell, deceas
edbond approved; C. W. Irvine, S.
H. Walker and J. E. Hubbard appoint
ed appraisers for property In Polk
County; W. H. Scott, J. F. Groves and
W. V. Percival appointed appraisers
for property In Marion County.
W. J. Stow et ux to T. M. Stow et al,
141.91 acres, t 9 s, r 6 w, 100.
T. D. Hollowell et ux to A. F. Cour
ter and G. F. Vlck, lots In Falls City,
J. W. Richardson, Jr., et ux to Mar
tha C. Richardson, lots in Independ
Fred Noe to A. D. and J. R. James,
280 peres, t 9 s, r 6 w, 17000.
Cecil and Geneva Wilcox to W. H.
Wilson, 80 acres, t 7 a, r 5 w, $2000.
. Wllber Beaver et ux to M. H. Tin
ker, 8 acres, i 7 s, r3 w, $2200.
Noah Jones et ux to Henry Klnzel
and Philip Kohl, 332.76 acres, t 6 s, r
6 w, $13,280.
M. G. Flynn et ux to Maud T. San-1
derson, 10 acres In .A. Elevens d 1 c,
FROM SCHOOLROOM TO FARM
Former Principal of Dallas Public
School Enjoys Outdoor Life.
"The life of a farmer for me,"
laushinsly exclaimed Professor W. I.
Reynolds, as he stepped into' the Ob
server office this morning to exchange
greetings. "It Is the healthy, outdoor
work that gives a man muscle and
makes him feel that life Is worth liv
While numerous leading business
men of Dallaswho were once naughty
schoolboys, will unite In declaring that
there never was anything much the
matter with the Professor's muscles,
the fact remains that his friends never
saw him looking better. He has a nice
little farm and orchard near Shaw,
Marlon County, and with his wife and
son, Willis, Is leading the life of a
happy, contented granger.
Professor Reynolds had not been In
Dallas for several months and was kept
busy shaking hands with friends dur
ing his few hours' visit this morning.
He is pleased to note the many Im
provements on evpry hand and pre
dicts a bright future for Dallas.
WEDDED ON THANKSGIVING
Miss Edna Hull Become) Bride
Mr. Victor A. Bullnntviie.
HAPPY FAMILY GATHERING
Phillips and Reynolds Families Re
unite on Thanksgiving Day,
Star Initiates Candidates.
Naomi Chapter, No. 22, Order of
Eastern Star, held an enjoyable meet
ing Tuesday evening, at which time
four candidates were initiated. A
large crowd was present and a delic
ious banquet was served at the close
of (he meeting.
Now Is the Time.
Now Is the time to have your photos
taken to lay away for Christmas re
membrances. Any friend will love you
better If you give them a fine photo
of yourself. Nothing appreciated so
much, or kept longer. Looking at a
fine photograph of an absent one
makes the heart grow fonder. Mr.
Cherrlngton certainly makes the fine
Skating Wednesday nights until fur
ther notice. There will be skating
Wednesday and Saturday nights of
An enjoyable family reunion was
held at the hospitable farm home of
Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Phillips jvsterday,
the various members of the Phillips
and Reynolds families having gather
ed there to spend Thanksgiving Day.
An elaborate dinner wns served and
the afternoon was happily spent
about the family fireside.
Those present were; Mr. and Mrs.
T. D. Phillips, Etta, Eula and Pearl
Phillips; Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Jost and
children, Pearl, Charlie and Ray; Mr.
and Mrs. Tracy Staats and children;
Professor and Mrs. W. I. Reynolds and
son, Willis, of Shaw, Oregon; Mr. and
Mrs. W, F.. Nichols and Mr. and Mrs.
Bert Dennis and little daughter, Leta,
of 'Falls City; Clarence Reynolds and
the Reverend II. I Pratt.
I't ing Your Penny f trips.
The Ladles' Aid of the Presbyter
ian Church will hold its next Penny
Strip Social next Tuesday evening. All
persons holding penny strips, or those
wishing to contribute to the organ
fund, are cordially Invited to be present.
A beautiful wedding was sol
emnized yesterday afternoon' at the
home- of Mr and Mrs. E. N. Hall,
when their daughter, Edna, was given
In marriage to Mr. Victor A. Ballan.
A few minutes before 12 o'clock
Miss Alice Grant sang sweetly, "I Love
You Truly." Then as the midday hour
was chiming forth, the young couple
took their place under an arch, to the
strains of the Lohengrin march, played
by Miss Vera Cosper. The Reverend
D. M. Metzger read - the impressive
The house was beautifully decorated
with ferns and chrysanthemums. The
arch under which the ceremony took
place was covered with ferns, while a
touch of red at the rear made a pleas
ing contrast. At the top of the arch, a
lovers' knot was tied.
iThe bride was daintily attired In a
princess gown of white messallne silk
and carried a beautiful shower bou
fjuet of white carnations.
After the ceremony, the gupsts spent
an hour In the enjoyment of a boun
tiful wedding feast. The happy pair
left at 8:35 for Sodavllle, Oregon,
where they will be at home to their
many friends after December 15.
The groom is a son of the Reverend
and Mrs. M. J. Ballantyne, and, like
his father, is a minister in the United
Evangelical Church. He Is a graduate
of Lafayette Seminary and at present
is pastor of the church,-at Sodaville.
His bride is the eldest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. E. N. Hall and Is a charming
young woman. She was educated at
Dallas College and has many friends
among the young people of Dallas.
The wedding- guests were: Mr. and
Mrs. E. N. Hall; Mr. and Mrs. B. F.
Hall, of Woodburn; the Reverend and
Mrs. M. J. Ballantyne; . Mr. and Mrs.
Louis F. Hadley, of Dayton; Mr. and
Mrs. Willis L. Dunton, of McMlnnvllle;
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Elliott, the Rever
end and Mrs. D. M. Metzger; Mrs.
Carrie Young, Miss Ina D. Bonney, of
Woodburn; Miss Emily Branson, 'of
Salem; Mrs. D. A. Crltchlow, Mr. and
Mrs. A. S. Campbell; Miss Ada Osileld,
of Portland; Misses Merle Hall, Veva
Burns, Alice Grant, Vera Cosper, Lill
ian McVicker, Helen Guerney, Marie
tta Phillips, Margaret Evans; Messrs.
August Risser, Clarence Reynolds,
Robert VanOrsdel; Roscoe, Walter,
Virgil, Donald and Lewis Ballantyne.
Miss Frances Byers, . of Salem, is
visiting friends In Dallas.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Fenton spent
Thanksgiving In Portland.
.. P. A: Finseth Went to Portland' this
morning on a business visit.
Mrs. B. Casey and daughter, Helen,
left Wednesday for Roseburg.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Parker, of Perry
dale, are Dallas visitors today. 1
B. Z. Riggs, of Salt Creek, Is a
business visitor in Dallas today. .
Mrs. U. S. Loughary returned Wed
nesday from a brief visit In Portland
Christy Stafrin, of Portland, Is visit
ing at the home of his mother, Mrs.
M. B. Stafrin.
Lief Finseth came out from his Sl-
letz claim and spent Thanksgiving
with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Wes Boscow, of Port
land, are visiting at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. D. P. Patterson.
Mr. and Mrs. O. O. McCannon, of
Fort Stevens, are visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Hamilton.
Mr. and Mrs. George Greer ' and
daughter, of Newberg, are visiting at
the home of Mrs. Rebecca Howe.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Hooker, of Falls
City, were visitors at the home of J.
Williams on Thanksgiving Day.
H. Hirschberg, "President of the In
dependence National Bank, was a busi
ness visitor in Dallas this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Chapman
and son, of Salem, spent Thanksgiv
ing at the home of Mrs. J. C. Gaynor.
Mrs. E. E. Pafldock, of Independ
ence, was a guest at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. George L. Hawkins this
Ray Boals, a student of the Oregon
Agricultural College, is spending the
Thanksgiving holiday at his home in
Mr. -and Mrs. Arthur Phelps, of
Portland, are visiting at the home of
Mrs. Phelps' parents, Mr. and Mts. J.
Mrs. W. B. Cobb and two little
daughters, of Portland, are visiting at
the home of Mrs. Cobb's mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs,. James Hubbard have
gone to Portland for a two months
stay. Mr. Hubbard Is learning the
barber's trade In that city.
A. M. Werner and family have mov
ed to Dallas from Perrydale and are
occupying their new residence, recent
ly purchased from George Scott.
Every Department of this Great Store offers Unusual Bargain Opportun
ities during this month. Shrewd buyers will find here Merchandise of
Real Merit, Standard and Reliable Goods. '
of Fine Table Linens, with Napkins to match. 72
inch Table Damask, per yard
72-inch All-Linen Damask, a special buy, worth
$1.00; Special, per yard 78c
72-inch Finest Irish Linen, new patterns; Special,
per yard $1.33
New Styles in "Nemo" and
"Nemo" self reducing corsets with relief strap in
Tall Stout and Short Stout models, $3.50 $4.
"Nemo" Swan Shape for slender figures,
$2, $3.50 and $4
"Nemo" Corsets in Extra Sizes 30 to 36.
WONDERFUL VALUES IN
Blankets and Comforts
10-4 Wool-Nap Blankets $1.75
In white, tan and grey.
North Star Mills Wool Blankets, in fancy plaids:
White Wool Blankets with handsome borders.
Home-made Comforters, made extra large; Spec
ial at $2.75
Flannelette Night Gowns
We want to show you the "Brighton" line, Just
Like The Home-Made Kind, made full, no
scimping of material and the.x garments are
finished like no other garments except the
Home-made kind. Men's Gowns, Ladies' and
Misses' Gowns, Children's and Infant's Gowns
also Children's Sleepers.
Select your Fall and Winter Underwear now
Every desirable kind is here Union suits for
the whole family in Cotton, Lisle and Wool.
Separate garments in all grades and sizes.
Extra Sizes For Stout People.
Special Petticoat Sale
We are offering the "Sorosis" Skirts at reduced
prices. These are the finest garments of
their kind ever shown. Every Skirt thoro
ughly tailored and will fit and wear perfectly.
The Best Skirt on The Market.
With our mills at Falls City and yards at Salem, West
Salem and Falls City, we are prepared to furnish
in the building line. We will gladly furnish estimates
for all material delivered to any place in the county.
We make and handle Lumber? Lath, Shingles,
Moulding, Sash and Doors, Frames, Posts, Cement,
Plaster, Hardware, Wood, Coal, and Ruberoid and
Call or Address
FALLS CITY LUflBER CO.
Salem West Salem
Miss Ella Carpenter, of Portland, Is
visiting relatives in Dallas.
Mrs. C. L.' Hubbard is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Campbell, in Portland;
County Clerk and Mrs. E. M. Smith
ate Thanksgiving dinner at the family
home in Monmouth.
P. M. Churchman, of Sheridan, is
visiting his daughters, Mrs. A. S.
Campbell and Mrs. C. S. Graves.
C, I. Ballard, a prominent stock
breeder and poultryman of Rickreall,
was a business visitor in Dallas this
Miss Pauline VanOrsdel is home
from the University of Oregon for the
holidays. She Is accompanied by Miss
Emma Waterman, of Baker City.
Miss Edna Hayes and Miss Evange
line Hart, teachers in the St. John
public school, are spending the
Thanksgiving vacation at home.
Mrs. M. D. Coulter has returned
from a visit in Portland and Mon
mouth. Her mother has come to Dal
las from Monmouth to reside with the
Professor M. A. Paulson, principal
of the High School at Harrisburg and
one of Oregon's prominent educators,
is visiting at the home of his sister,
Mrs. P. A. Finseth.
Professor and Mrs. Willis L. Dun
ton, of McMlnnville, attended the
Hall-Ballantyne wedding yesterday.
Professor Dunton Is a teacher In the
McMlnnville High School.
Misses May and Winnie Hopkins
and George Hopkins, students at the
the Willamette University, are spend
ing the week at the home of their par
ents, the Reverend and Mrs George F.
Joseph Ray, of Hlllsboro, and Miss
Cora Ray, of Albany, are visiting at
the hHneof S. M. Ray and other rel
atives Jn Dallas. Miss Ray recently
came to Oregon from the East and
had not seen her cousin, S. M. Ray,
for 3 4 years.
L. D. Brown, Abstracter; Notary.
Oscar Hayter, lawyer. Rooms 5 and
5, Uglow Building.
The Farmer's Fire Relief Associa
tion cf Butteville, Oregon; J. D. Winn,
agent, Buena Vista. Oreeon. tf
Friday and to noon Satur
day, December 2 and 3, you
can consult Dr. Lowe about
your eyes and glasses at Hotel Gail.
He does not go from house to house.
Beware of the optician who does.
The City Express & Transfer Co.
does all kinds of hauling at rea
sonable rates. Stand and both
phones at Webster's Confection
DALLAS' POPULAR GROCERY
We carry the famous DIAMOND "W" brand of
Extracts, Spices, Coffee, Tea and Canned goods.
Fresh bread daily. The very best of fruits and veg
etables can always be found at our store.
Simonton & Scott
Married In Kalcin.
Mr. Frank Laws and Mrs. I.lnnic
Shepard were married at the Christ-
Ian parsonage In Salem, Wednesday.
They will reside in Dallas for the pres
ent. Mrs. Laws is a daughter of Mrs.
Polly Siefarth, and all the daughters
of Mrs. Siefarth had a family dinner at
her home yesterday.
Misses' and Children's Coats and Capes
At One-Half Price
Our entire stock in this line must go at once. Coats at $1.00 up.
New arrivals in Colored Persian All Over Nets, with bands to match.
New Kimona Silk in Fancy Patterns. New Hair Ornaments and Band
eaux, new Belts, new Collar Pins with Goldstone settings. New Em
broidered Corset Covers and a beautiful line of Ladies' Neckwear.
THE BEE HIVE STORE
L O. O. F. BIJz
A Reliable Place to Trade
Thanksgiving In Dullas.
Thanksgiving was quietly observed
In Dallas yesterday,-the stores and of-
: flees being closed after the early morn
i ing hours. The county and city oille. s
'and the banks remained closed all day.
llTnlnn arv!..Aa at IhA flar.tlut fV. ...... V,
In the morning were largely attended
'and an eloquent sermon was preached!
by the Reverend Edgar W Miles, pas-j
tor of the Presbyterian church. The i
afternoon was given over to family re-
unions and old-fashioned turkey din- j
ners. Many college students went home I
( for the holiday, and all trains to Dal-
las were crowded with home-coming I
LLOYD KOIIARI, Proprietor
Meals and short orders served at all
hours. Everything new and clean.
Clion Suev and Noodles
Smith nulldlng; Main and Mill Streets
Lafayette Nursery Co.
Established 1890 by J. S. Brooks
EXTENSIVE GROWERS OF GENERAL
OUR PRICES WILL APPEAL TO YOU
Send for Catalog Address, LAFAYETTE, ORE.
Regular communication of
Jennings Ixnlge. No. . A F. &
the M. M. de
gree. Visiting brothers cordially we
lcomed. Ry order of the V. M.
I J. C. HAYTER.
i . Secretary.
Jennings Ixnlge. :
VA. M.. Friday ev
V her 15. Work In
Dr. lwe. Tv--. mix r I to noon only !
of the Jrd. A word to the wise.
Special sale on Ladies' Tailored
Suits at the Dallas Mercantile Co. '
No one thing will give
so much pleasure, to
so manjr people, for so
long a time, at so little
cost, as a
And if jou will come ia
and see this"BKT"outat
jou'll believe it A new
aluminum tone-arm cylin
der machine with flower
horn and 6 records, costing-
$37.10. riays both
2-mmute and 4-minute rec
ords. Other outfi's from
$20 up and jou can buj
them all on easjr terms.
j mm i ii im ii in i ij fV
Dealer in "all kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats. I also
make a specialty of marketing all kinds of Live Stock,
including Dairy Cows, Sheep, Goats and Hogs.
R. A CAMPBELL, Proprietor
N Sorry For Rlandrr.
"If my friend hadn't blundered In
thinking t was a doomed victim of
consumption. I mlsht not b alive
now." write D. T. Sunders, of Hani,
burg, Ky "but for year they saw
every attempt to cure a lunt-rackint
couch fail. At lat I tried Dr. King-
New Discovery. The effect was wonder
ful. It toon Mopped the couch and I
am now lu better health thaa I have
had for "years. Thi wonderful life-saver
Is an unrivaled remedy for coush.
colds, lac-rippe. asthma, mmn v..
orrrsare. whooping- roots or weak
lunem. . lit. Trial bonk
Guaranteed by an drorrtsts.
FIDLZR S CASH
TO THE CITY OF MEXICO
SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO.
Leaving Portland December 11th and 12th, 191"
nd San Francisco, December 14th, 19W
A Magnificient. Special Train
raMMtng of OhMTTatlon Car, Pullman, v4llulcd ff
"ing car ,d ,nlllg r , v( Jn, Tn,.,I Street. S-Irao.i-,0.
lia the, Coast line.
Tlie e ursi-.n b run auiir the au-pkrx of the Southern I"--Nathmal
Urn-, of Mexico, Internal I...UU and Great NortlKW. &
A. and Kama .
Round Trip Fare
rrevpr.niiinJt low rate, from HW O. It. X. "I P-J.
iin rtle trip, on therctam trip. InHodin; the
" r he made. Ilnal m.r, limit M day from dale of
" "' ! will be limited and no nHre ps-crurer.
.nniurumj pminni lor.
rr fsrthe. Information, detail and br.atif.Hy iHworsir-
rJI oai any O. R. X. or 8. P. As "
Pawngrr Agent, Portland, Orriron.