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DALLAS, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, JUNE 9, 1911.
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NEWS OF POLK COUNTY
ITEMS CONTRIBUTED BY RUST
LING LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS.
Happenings of Interest In Various
Neighborhoods Told In Interest
Prospects look fine for a large hop
Steve Braley, of Perrydale, visited
Claud Conlee was visiting friends
on the Creek Sunday.
Will Fletcher made a business trip
to Sheridan, Monday.
Nora Jones spent Tuesday evening
with Blanche Barber.
Mr. and Mrs. Weise were visiting In
onenaan over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bray have gone to
Portland to the Rose Festival.
Dave Glger returned from Portland
Thursday with his fine big auto.
Numerous fans from here attended
the ball game at Sheridan last Sun.
Lynn Braley and several other men
are working on the grade below the
A number of couples from here at
tended the dance at Willamlna Satur
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Walker made a
business trip to Dallas the latter part
of the week.
Stanley Bennett, from Portland,
was visiting friends here the latter
part of the week.
With such fine, summer-like weath
er now, one can almost see vegetation
growing, so rapid is it.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown and Mr.
and Mrs. Bray and family, took their
lunch and went after wild strawber
The Lambert and Harold girls are
home from the hopyard at Amity for
a few days, before training on the
Several from here attended the pic
nic at Rickreall last Saturday, and all
report a fine time. Three graduates
from here attended.
Roy Gilbert has been a Portland
visitor this week.
S. L. White is hauling baled hay to
Salem this week.
I. M. Robertson helped the Know-
ers move last week.
Mrs. Sarah HI1II. of Portlland, Is
visiting relatives here.
G. F. Seely, of Salem, visited at
Oak Grove last week.
C. A. Knower and family have mov
ed to the G. F. Seely place.
A meeting of Oak Grove Grange
will be held Saturday night.
Will Simons, of Salem, was a visitor
in this neighborhood last week.
Many of the Oak Groveltes took In
the Artisans' picnic at Rickreall.
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Edgar, of Sa
lem, visited R. J. Williamson, Sunday.
Miss. Mary Munro and Fred More
were married In Salem last Wednes
Mattle Carter, of Wells, visited at
the Smith home, Saturday and Sun
Our mall carrier Is taking his vaca
tion, and Harry Sherwood IB filling his
Arthur Allen Is home rrom wai-
port, where he has been spending the
last month. . . .
Mr. Montgomery's have bought a
livery stable in Independence, and are
Mrs. I. A. Allen and Uaugmer,
Florence, are homo, after spending the
winter at Newport
Fred Doney has bought property
south of Salem, and will move there
in the near future.
Mr. and Mrs. Butler, of rortiana.
visited at the home of her father, J.
W. Edgar, this week.
Open Season For Trout
Fishing April 1st
Long recomized as Fishermen's Headquarters for
polk County, 'we are better than ever prepared to
supply your needs.
Rods, Lines, Reels, Leaders
and the Best Flies on Earth
gaskets to carry the fish In when you catch them
W. R. Ellis' Confectionery
A Children's Day service was given
at the church Sunday.
Mrs. Wayne Henry spent me ia"
part of the week In Salem.
Mr. and Mrs. u. n. -i"
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Crawford were In
Hugh Mills Is back from Lake
County, and hi working for Ralph
Mr. 'and Mrs. Joshua Purvine, of
Salem, visited their son, Lynn, and his
wife last week.
Mr Frank Koch Is visiting the
Misses Frakes In Portland, and attend
ing the Rose Festival.
Among tho who are m with meas
les .re Mrs. Frank Crawford, Walter
Ger". Carl Bales, Bliss and Eulali.
Davis, and the Cook children.
Joyce and Donnel Crawford were
ests of Miss Helen Luthy .1 .Salem
Sunday afternoon, and attended the
baccalaureate sermon In the evening.
Mr and Mrs. Johnson, of Michigan.
Jen Ued Mr. and Mrs, Holland.
TT two men were former schco -mU
and this was their first meet
lng for years.
Mrs. Wood, and "--'
... ha nlrniC at KICK-
irm here were:
,i,.n.. Cotton. Leol
DALLAS' POPULAR GROCERY
carry the famon. DIAMOND W rand of
titracts, Spice, Coffee, Tea and Canned good
Fh bread dailj. The rery be-t of truif
tablet can alwayt be found at onr store-
Miss Emma Woods
,- rnttnn. oi
V hose no received diploma
Je h7d Tgood time and Is look
Eol. was well represented at the
Rrie S.nM. of Salem. -t-
. . ifttx.nound von.
CW'"' r Salem. 1.
rV hurned from
W ' ..,rille and Dsrton-
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Li rin-ed here Wednesday, after
""tJZZXZ . work tr r
ter, of Wenatchee, visited the Mitty
family Saturday and Sunday.
A. Stewart and family, of Dallas,
visited here last week. Mrs. Stewart
will remain a few days visiting rela
Children's Day exercises here were
quite a success, the children all doing
nicely. A Sunday school picnic Is
planned for the near future.
Quite a number of our town folks
went to Salem Sunday, to witness the
ball game between our boys and the
M. B. A. team, of Salem. The game
was a tie. They will play again in
two weeks on the Eola ball grounds.
P. T. Peterson, of Parker, was In
B. Johns, of Portland, was In the
city this week.
Harvey Cole left for Chehall's,
Wash., this week.
J. K. Neal made a business trip to
, J. M. Prather, of Corvallis, was an
incoming passenger Monday.
Paul Hanson is now established In
his new home, south of town.
Several of our citizens transacted
business In Independence Saturday.
Mrs. C. Flsk returned home Sun
day after a brief visit with relatives.
F. M. Donaldson, who has been se
riously 111 for the past few weeks, Is
A moving picture show entertained
our citizens in the I. O. O. F. Hall,
George Brower, of Sidney precinct,
moved his family to Jefferson the fore
part of the week.
H. M. and James P. Nash returned
home Sunday, after a short visit in
Portland and Salem.
Charlie Kau, of Carlton, has rented
the J. K. Neal property, recently va
cated by Paul Hanson.
The Methodist and Evangelical Sun
day schools of Buena Vfsta are form
ulating plans for a picnic In the neat
Peter Cook drove to Salem, Tues
day. , . -
Jennie V. Jones is Improving in
A. E. West has bought the Whalley
Jim Nesmith of Portland came up
for the picnic.
Misses Fritz, of Salem, spent Sunday
with Mattie Koser.
W. W. Rowell's new ' residence Is
nearing completion. . .
Miss Amelia Burch Is home from
Silverton for the summer. , 1
Grove Beeler and Fred Thlelsen
have bought a new hay baler.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ankeny and
son left for Portland Sunday.
Mrs. E. F. Mlnlsch and son returned
to their home in Portland, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cook and Miss
Cave went to Portland, Wednesday.
A number of Rickreall citizens took
in the aviation meet at Salem last Sun
day.. ' . ' . i
Mr. and Mrs. William Hill were
given an old-time charivari Monday
Misses Effle and Arylie Hickerson
went to Portland to attend the Rose
Mr. and Mrs. Nesmith, of Blue
River, were shaking hands with old
friends Tuesday. ' f
PARKER ' i
Tame strawberries are beginning (to
Llda Davidson has returned home
from Portland. ! :'
The meat wagon from Alrlie comes
through here twice a week.
Miss Inez Frost went to Suver last
Wednesday to work for Mrs. Fisher.
Mr. and Mrs. William Zeilesch and
children went to the picnic at Rick
reall last Saturday.
Preaching services will be held here
again next Sunday, at the usual hour,
by Rev. H. G. McCain.
Mr. Petersen put a force of men to
work hauling gravel from the Island
at Buena Vista, Tuesday.
The mall carrier, Mr. Dickinson, Is
having a vacation, and Wallace Hunt
ley is taking his place for a month.
George Dickinson and family went
to Independence Monday evening. Mr.
Dickinson will drive a team for S.
Mr, Jolly and family, of McMinn
ville, came up In their auto last Sun
day to visit .Mrs. Jolly's sister, Mrs.
A. D. Cook.
Mrs. Frederlcksen was down to In
dependence to see her sister, Mrs. J.
H. Ward, who has been sick for some
time and Is gradually getting worse.
Miss Laverne Bratcher Is sick this
Frank Morrison a McMlnnvllle
Work has begun on roofing the
Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Keyt were Port
land visitors Sunday.
Children's Day exercises, held Sun
day evening, were well attended.
Several of the people around here
went to Salem Sunday to see the air
Almost all the people of this com
munity attended the Rickreall picnic
Mr. and Mrs. Pratt and family,
from Wisconsin, have moved to their
farm, south of town.
Andrew Campbell, John Dulgnan
and Felix Commlges made a buctoess
irin to Dallas, Wednesday.
Perry Caldwell left for Portland
Monday morning, where he will play
In a band during the Rose Festival.
Miss Marvin Lewis Is seriously ill.
Alva Womer's folks were In DaJlas
Mrs. Maude Tourt hurt her foot
quite badly lately.
The dance at Pede last Saturday
night was well attend.
Sophia Hastings, of Monmouth, to
Tlsiting her folks here this week.
Mra Willie Bush and Elsi Bush
were shopping at Kings Valley lit
Precious Irrin, of Philomath, is
visiting relatives and friends in this
There was quite a crowd at the
Children's Day Tcie last Sunday
E. McLain is visiting
Isa B. Lowe Is attending business
college In Portland.
Carl B. Williams1, of Dallas, was In
the city last Monday.
W. J. Hooker, who has been very ill,
has greatly Improved. ,
C. J. Pugh attended to business In
terests in Dallas last Tuesday.
Hans Dabritz, of Portland, Is here
visiting his father, H. Dabritz.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Arnold, of Marion,
are visiting friends In this city.,
Miss Violet Brown, of Black Rock,
is visiting Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Richey.
County Commissioner S. H. Petre
was a business caller in this city last
C. W. Pureell, of Black Rock, at
tended the Salem-Falls City ball game
Mrs. Esther Clark, of Black Rock,
visited at the home of George Yeaton
Charles Hinshaw, of the Siletz Ba
sin, visited Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Stewart
J. B. Thompson, of Dallas, attended
to business Interests in this city
Miss Alice Grant visited her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Grant, In Dallas,
Mrs. W. F. Nichols visited Mr. and
Mrs. W. I. Reynolds at Shaw, Monday
Mrs. Estella Stowell, of Vancouver,
Washington, is visiting her brother,
F. B. Barbour.
, C. W. Lee, editor of the Falls City
News, visited his wife and daughter at
Mrs. C. S. O'Brien la looking after
fraternal society interests in Inde
pendence this week.
Geraldine Sellg has been very sick
with an attack of quinsy, but is re
ported much Improved
Professor and Mrs. F. S. Crowley, of
Independence, visited Mr. and Mrs.
W. R. Hinshaw, Monday.
. A. E. West, a former resident of
this city but now living at Rickreall,
was in this city Monday.
Miss Irene Dodd, who has been at
tending the Eugene bible school, is
home for the summer vacation
Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Tooze left
Thursday for Portland, where they
will visit during the Rose Festival,
W. R. Hinshaw will attend the
Knights of Pythias convention' at As
toria as a delegate from the local
Mr. and Mra John Benton, of Tilla
mook, are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
George Chamberlain and Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Harrison. , 'y
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Yeaton and Mr.
and Mrs. Willard Weise and son, Wal
ter, of Sheridan, visited Mr. ,and Mrs.
George Yeaton, Sunday.
Georee Hegler. of Piortland, has
purchased six acres of land from F.
K. Hubbard. He will engage in poul
try raising on an extensive scale.
Miss Addle Hugglns, who has been
taking medical treatment In Portland,
is visiting her parents in this city,
and Is very much Improved In health.
Percy Dood, who has been employed
as an electrician for , the Portland
Railway Light & Power Company, Is
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Ebert Turner, f Mies Lottie Black
and Mrs. Leta Clark, of Eola, Missou
ri, who have been visiting Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. Nichols and Mr, and Mra
A. B. Dennis, have returned to their
home. ; '
The, annual school election will be
held . in the school house Monday,
June 19, at 7:30 p. m. A director
and a clerk will be elected. M. G.
Ellis Is , the present clerk, but has
announced that he will not be a can
didate for re-election George M. Tice
is the retiring director.
The following Falls City residents
witnessed the airship flights In Salem
last Sunday: Claude. Hickey, Charles
Cochran, M. C. Munson, A. W. Por
ter, Paul Sheppard, I. E. Brooks, Mr.
and Mrs. W. F. Nichols, Wlnfleld
Johnson, R. G. White, C. O. Johnson,
O. S. Ferguson, J. L. Chamberlain,
Dee Chamberlain, Irvln A. Johnson.
The following program was ren
dered at the graduating exercises of
the Falls City high school, which were
held at the opera house last evening:
Piano solo. Miss May E. Johnson.
Invocation, Rev. A. H. Dodd.
Duett, "Happy Swallow,". Misses
Morrison and Fugate.
Oration, "A Martyr to Liberty,"
Ella M. Mehrllng.
Oration, "A Golden Opportunity,
Cecil M. Dodd.
Solo, selected. Miss Alice Grant.
Address to class, President J. H.
Presentation of diplomas, George
Tice, chairman of school board.
Music, Falls City Band.
A number of friends gave a surprise
party In compliment to Dr Boje at his
home in South Falls City Thursday
evening, the occasion being his sixty
ninth birthday. Refreshments Vere
served at 10:J0, after which the
guests departed. Those present were:
Mr. and Mra D. Boje, Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Vick. Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Hubbard, Mr. and Mrs. H. Otte, Mr.
and Mrs. 8. H. Tetherow, Mr. and
Mrs. 8. Tetherow, Mr. and Mra George
Reese, Mr. and Mrs. C. C Stanton,
Mr. and Mrs. O. 8. Ferguson, Mrs
F. J. Holman. Miss Marie Reese, Mil
Mabel Otte, Master George Otte and
Master Everett Reese.
Among those from Falls City at
tending the Rickreall picnic last Sat
urday were the following: Charles
Ferguson, Harvey Deal, Lester Bow
man, Miss Edith Johnson. Miss Mil
dred Chapin, Miss Helen Treat Rus
sell Vashaw, George Otte, Charles
Hinshaw, Lamar Tooze, Arthur Bald
win, Mins Jean Kuykendall, Miss Ha-
ie Kuykendall. Professor and Mrs. J.
E. Dunton. Miss Gladys Hunter. Roy
Bowman. Mrs. J. D. Moyer, Mrs. W. R. I
here to the picnic at Rickreall, Satur
C. E. Herren made a business trip
to Salem, Saturday. :,'
Mrs. Baker is in a serious condition,
but it is hoped she will recover.
T. J. Pettit was the guest of Mr.
and Mra. A. B. Morlan, Monday night.
Curtis Johnson, of Eastern Oregon,
is visiting relatives and friends in
George Boothby got excused from
the y Federal grand jury In Portland
and is at home again.
Rev. J. Carson will fill the pulpit
tnthe Baptist church next Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock.
A large gasoline traction engine,
grader and rock crusher are at work
on the. road between Independence
and Monmouth. , '
Mr. and Mrs. Grove A Peterson and
family, of Suver, were in town Satur
day on their way to the picnic at Rick
reall. They reported everything look
ing fine on the farm.
Mr. Hunter ,left Tuesday for Mich
igan, where he will have his eyes
treated, being almost blind. Mrs.
Hunter accompanied him as far as
Portland, and from there one of his
friends will look after him on the way.
The graduating exercises held in
the chapel, Sunday, were of a high or
der of excellence. An Impressive ser
mon to the class was preached by
Rev. C. E. Wlgmore, of Eugene. The
chapel was well filled, which made, us
think of the good, old days of the Nor
mal, soon to return. '
Mrs. T. J. Pettit, of Corvallis, was a
guest at the home of Mr. and Mra
A. N. Poole, Tuesday nighty She sasy
there - is nothing in the report that
Corvallis wants the Normal School.
Mrs. Pettit will visit in Monmouth
several days and will then go to Black
Rock for the summer.
The. city election to bond the town
for a water system passed oft without
much excitement The vote stood 61
for bonding and 31 against bonds.
Most of our citizens realize the pre
dicament the town would be in. In
case of a flr.e, so the sooner some
thing is done, the better.
Professor and Mrs. A. C. Hampton,
of Pendleton, are visiting his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Hampton, and
other relatives and friends In town.
He Is a Normal graduate, and since
finishing his course in school has
made his mark in teaching, having
taught in Pendleton several years.
The district school building is now
In course of construction and most of
the wooden material Is on the ground.
Workman are now putting down the
concrete foundation. The board has
contracted to put pressed brick on the
outside, which will cost about 1600
more, and the building will then be
that much better.
Josle Adams Is sick with neuralgia.
Mattle Cavitt spent Saturday night
with Osie Grlce.
Harry Lynch spent Tuesday and
Wednesday in Portland.
John Lynch will graduate from the
Salem high school today.
Esther Plummer is clerking at
Barnes' cash store In Salem.
Marlon Fox attended the Rose Fes
tival in Portland Wednesday.
Arthur and Emll Koehn. spent Sun
day afternoon, with Ammon Grlce.
A number of the residents of this
locality were present at the Rickreall
picnic. 1 '
Mrs. Anne Tarr, of North Dakota,
is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. M. C. Wilson and Mrs. O. E.
Fry visited Grandma Putnam, at In
People are beginning to pick their
strawberry crop. They are receiving
good prices for the fruit
Osie Grice and Mattie Cavitt attend
ed the exercises at the school for
feeble minded at Salem, Saturday afternoon.
Little Zelma Woods is Improving In
Claud Conley Is working for Henry
Mrs. Clanfield was a Dallas visitor
Mr. Clanfield and daughter are vis
iting at Monmouth.
J. Bowles sold a team of horses to
Herman May last week.
Mra Btafrln. of Dallas, Is visiting
her daughter, Mra Brobst.
C. H. Farmer was through this vi
cinity buying lambs last week.
Mrs. Martin, of Dallas, has been
visiting her son, W. E. Martin.
Several from this vicinity went to
the picnic at Rickreall last Saturday.
Joe Brown, of Upper Salt Creek,
sheared sheep for J. Bowles last Mon
day. Several from this vicinity attended
the revival meetings at Dallas last
Mr. Van Well and son, Herman,
were business visitors on Red Prairie
Lert Miller to finishing his barn.
Jos Wright Is working for Mr.
Parks near Dallas.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Smith visited
at Davis Hubbard's. 'Sunday.
Thomas Butler Is playing a violin In
the choir at the Tabernacle meetings.
A gang of Greeks is living in the
old Thompson and Nelson houses.
They are working for the cement com
pany. BawbsJI Kunday.
Nxt Sunday afternoon on the North
Dallas ball grounds the Dallas Greys
will play a gams with the Willamlna
Tigers The home team has been
strengthened since last Sunday s con
test and they expect to make K hard
for th team that held them down for
Hinshaw. Mrs. Zimri Hinshaw. Wiley j ' Innings at Wlll.mlna. The game
Gardner. Veard Ch.pln, Mil Mildred!"' 1 ' ""Y".. 1
Chapin. Miss Leone Chapin. Mrs. N.
Chapin. Winfleld Johnson. Harry Tay
lor. Min Edith Johnson. Mr. snd Mrs.
Ira Mehrfing. Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. E. O. White and
R. O. White.
of Corvallis, was
In town Saturdar.
uite a largs am m tor
slon. IS cents grasd stand IS eeni.
children under 11 years. 1 cents.
WILL CELEBRATE TWO DAYS
Falls City to Observe Fourth and
Completion of Water System.
Mayor Frank K. Hubbard, of Falls
City, was in Dallas Tuesday, meeting
old friends and announcing . the fact
that Falls City has decided to hold a
two days' celebration this year, Inas
much as the county seat had decided
to pass up the natal holiday for this
year. The Falls city has always been
a popular place In which to hear the
eagle scream,, and Mayor Hubbard
says that Ut will scream louder and
longer than ever this year. The com
plete program is stilt In the making,
but will be announced In due time,
and the assurance is given that there
will be something doing every min
ute,. Monday and Tuesday, July 8
The first day of the festival of fun
will be In celebration of the comple
tion of Falls Olty's new municipal
water system. The Introduction of
pure mountain water at the turn of
the tap Is one of the most Important
events in the Ufa of the enterprising
town, and due emphasis will be laid
on the fact by Its wido-awake citi
zens. Some noted speakers will be
present to entertain the crowds at the
grove, and there vdll be songs and
plenty of instrumental music. Among
other attractions there will be a hose
contest among local firemen, and In
the afternoon there will be a ball
game and other sports.
Tuesday, the Fourth, an appropriate
program, will be arranged to suit the
taste of all who attend. There will be
hose contests, open to outside teams,
and other forms of violent amusement
will be freely furnished. Further an
nouncement of the various features
will be made as soon as decided on by
the committee In charge.
The management of the Salem,
Falls City & Western Railway Com
pany has promised the Falls City peo
ple that they will provide an adequate
train service on that day to accom
modate the huge crowd of visitors
that will attend from Dallas, Salem,
SOCIETY WILL CELEBRATE
Utopian Literary Society to Hold An
niversary Saturday Night.
The members of the Utopian Liter
ary Society of Dallas College will hold
Kb anniversary jneetlng In the College
Chapel Saturday night June 10, at 8
o'clock. In commemoration of the
event the following program will be
Enter the Utopian girls.
Instrumental duett. ."Bohemian Girl"
Miss Dodson and Miss Longnecker.
Essay, "In the Interests of Universal
Peace" Merle Hall
Paper, "English in Our Publlo
Schools" .......... Almeda Fuller
Vocal duett "Slumber Song"
Miss Scott and Miss Poling.
Vocal solo "The Rosary"
Utopian prophecy f .
Song , Selected
Paper "Utopian Echo"
Instrumental duett Selected
Miss Williams and Miss Knight
ALBANY WILL CELEBRATE
Homo Races and Balloon Ascensions
at linn County Capital.
F. K. Churchill, the well-known
printer of Albany, accompanied by a
party of friends, was 4n Dallas, Wed
nesday morning, advertising the big
two days' celebration to be held at
the. Linn County capital.
The first day, Monday, July t, will
be. given over to a race meet, and
horse show, for which event $800 has
been hung up for purses and premi
um Albany has a fast track, and It
Is expected that some of the best
horsrs on the Coast will be entered In
the various races.
On Tuesday, the glorious Fourth
will be celebrated In the good, old
fashioned way. Three brass bands,
two balloon ascensions, and a pro
gram of free open-air amusements are
among tlw attractions promised. Low
excursion rates will be granted by all
PREPARE TO MARKET APPLES
Dallas Fruit ;rower' Association
Will Meet to DIml-um Subject.
A meeting of the Dallas Fruft
Growers' Association will bs held In
the court house In this city, Saturday,
June IT. at X p. m. The purpose of
the meeting, as outlined by Secretary
R. M. Ewlng. Is to formulate plans
for marketing the local apple crop this
fall. Everyone Interested In the
subject, whether they expect to have
apples to sell or not Is ashed to at
tend. It to slso intended to make fur
ther arrangements for the appla fair,
which Is to be held by the Association
hers some time In November, at
which numerous prises will be award
ed for superior Polk County horticul
Years la rwh Oounty.
Joh Holmes, who has lived for
nrm.r s rra In this section. h
bought and will huiid In Kitigwooa
t. .n.tinn nf the dwelling haj
bea laid and the su fK-rrtructurs will Hal mu..c erh Sunday
go up at once. Many f.ns homes sr
r.rirrins- ud la that popular district!
MeUMKli FploropuJ Churrto.
Services Sunday, June 11:
4S a. m. Punday school.
It a. m I'nlon services at the
Evangelical church for Dallas College;
baccalas rests sermon.
T: p. m. Epworth League.
I p. m. Presching by the pas
Thursday evening each week to th
prayer meeting service. Ws extend a
cordial Invitation to all to fc pres
ent at any or all of our service. Spe-
ICNIC AND INSTITUTE
OAK GROVE GRANGERS PREPARE
PROGRAM FOR JUNE 17.
MumIc, Speeches and Prize Sports Will
Be Provided in Abundance
The Oak Grove Granget asnisted by
the neighboring granges and the Ore
gon Agricultural College, will give a
big picnic and farmers' institute at
Oak Grove, Saturday, June 17. The
people of that place are already fam
ous for their picnics and Institutes, .
and this year they expect to surpass
all of their previous efforts. In addi
tion to the usual literary program
there will be a carnival of sports and
Interesting contests for suitable prizes.
The exercises will open at 10 a. m.
by music, followed by an Invocation
by the Reverend P. S. Knight of Sa
lem Grangej. The address of welcome
will be delivered by the Master of
Oak Grove Grange. Hon. H. A. Dar
nell, lecturer of the State Grange, will
make the response.
During the noon hour sandwiches
and hot coffee will be served.
. The interval between 1 and 3 p. m.
will be devoted to the work of the
The afternoon's sports and contests
will consist of the following:
List of Prizes.
Best single driver $7.60 robe,
Mitchell, Lewis & Co., Salem.
Best driving team $1.60 whip, Cra
ven Bros., Dallas; $1.60 summer robe.
Best team of mares Pair horse
blankets, S. A. Maftning, Salem.
' Best lady horseback rider $3.60
riding bridle, E. S Lamport Salem;
$2.60 fancy box candy, Belle's Confec
Best gentleman rider $3.26 riding
bridle, E. S. Lamport, Salem; $2.60
auto gloves, Dallas Mercantile Co.,
Old man's race (over 60 years)
6 pounds coffee,' R. D. Gilbert & Co.,
Salem; 60 cents gopher poison, S. M.
Fat man's race $3.00 razor, Spen
cer hardware, Salem; fountain pen,'
Conrad Statrln, Dallas.
Ladies' race (over 18 years) $2.60
picture, Buren & Hamilton, Salem;
11.60 set silver teaspoons, Guy Bros.,
Ladles' race, (under 18 years) Box
of candy, Spa Confectionery, Salem.
Boys' race (under 14 years) Pock
et knife. Wade, Pearce & Co., Salem.
Girls' race (under 14 years) $2.00
toilet articles. Fuller's Pharmacy,
Dallas; $1.60 book, Patton Bros., Sa
Egg race 85 cts. Dr. Hess' Panacea,
S. M. Ray, Dallas; 60 ct. bottlei Ento-moclde.
Free for all race One year's sub
scription to Itemlzer, Dallas.
Best looking lady $2.60 purse.
Barr's Jewelry store, Salun;.$2.00 hat
pin, C. H. Morris, Dallas. .
Ugliest man One year's subscrip
tion to Polk County Observer,, Dallas;
60c box cigars, F W Edgar, Salem.
Nail Driving Contest
Ladles nail driving contest Box of
candy. Wonder Kandy Kitchen, Sa
lem; $1.00 bottle hair tonlo, J. (C.
Perry, Salem. : i
Largest family on grounds 100
pounds flour, Rickreall Milling Co.
Pillow fight $2.00 shirt, Uglow
Clothing House, Dallas.
Standing broad Jump $3.00 shoes,
Peter Cook, Rickreall.
Run, hop, step and. Jump Box ci
gars, George Waters' cigar store, Sa
lem. Tug of war Half case oranges,
Weller Bros., Salem; box , cigars,
George Waters, Salem.
Climb greased pole $5.00, Oak
Best looking baby $5.00 go-cart.
Sterling Furniture Co., Dallas; 60a
baby set J. C. Perry, Salem. ,
Baseball Bat, Hansen Bros., Sa
lem; official baseball, Watt Ship, Sa
lem. Ttve evening will e devoted to a
farmers' Institute, held In co-opera- -tion
with ths Oregon Agricultural Col
lege. Everyone is cordially Invited to
coma and bring their family and
friends. There will bo a merry-go-rofind
on the grounds.
I am In the market for wool, and
will pay the highest market price.
See ma before disposing of your clip
elsewhere. IL L. FENTON.
Much Appendicitis In Dallas.
' Many people In Dallas have chronic
Appendicitis ans mistake It for stom
ach or bowel trouble. If you have
wind or gas In the stomach or bowels,
sour stomach or constipation, try sim
ple buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc.; as
compounded In Adler-l-ka, the new
Oeirman Appendicitis remedy. A SIN
GLE DOSE of this simple remedy will
relieve you you will be surprised at
the QUICK ACTION. Conrad Stafrin.
llshs E:3 E:k!:2 fesj
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GEORGE F. HOPKINS, Pastor.
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