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THE TWICE-A-WEEK POLK COUNTY OBSERVER
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 1914.
The Fact Remains
No amount of misrepresentation by the
peddlers of alum baking powders, no jug
gling with chemicals, or pretended analysis,
or cooked-up certificates, or falsehoods of
any kind, can change the fact that
Royal Baking Powder
has been found by the offi
cial examinations to be of the
highest leavening efficiency
free from alum, and of absolute
purity and wholesomeness.
Royal Baking Powder is indispensable
for making finest and most economical food.
THE HOME PAPER
Gerald Volk, Editor.
Issued twice a week, Tuesday
Business office Main
Press room Main IS
Entered as second-class matter
the Postofflce at Dallas, Oregon.
Tht way to build up Dallas is to pat-
rtnisi Dallas piopli.
It is not always a sign because a
man is a good fellow that his credit
is good. .
You can fool the people once in a
wliiln but there comes a day when
they find out that your smiles are all
for selfish interest.
A chemist has discovered that milk
kept in a red bottle will remain sweet
and pure longer than in any other
receptacle. We wonder if a lied-Eye
bottle will dot
Why don't the women who always
want the windows open when travel
ing, sit in the rear of the tram sf
that those who want to keep warm
can sit in comfort and not have to
sit in the draft.
When men are paid a salary to
talk money out of your pocket, better
sleep over the prnposilion they ask
you to invest in, you will be ahead
the end even if you are called a tight
To the tax payer it looks like it
was the State of Oregon vs. Polk
Cbmity. No convictions and cases
dismissed or lost is getting to be a
little monotonous, and it is about time
that some one should sit up and take
$T,000 in bills have mysteriously dis
appeared from the United States
treasury, and officials are very much
worried over the shortage, which is
the first of the kind in the last 40
years. Let's see, the Democrats are
in the saddle now, so it can not be
blamed on the rascally republicans.
Some men think they are enter
prising citizens when they leave the
property they own in a dilapidated
condition and let neighbors im
prove their's, thus advancing the price
of his lot. He may think so but it'
he could hear the neighbors' opinion of
him. the thermometer in his brain
would drop below sero.
The rumor (hat Governor West was
playing politics in the game commis
sion deiwrtment is liable to develop
into more than a rumor. Go it Gover
nor, it is such acts that makes good
ammunition for the republicans to
batter down your supposed strong
hold. Make a few more appointments
of men who are unfit for the office.
All will help when the campaign is
The Rev. Mr. Aked of San Fran
cisco is getting the free advertising
he planned by hi sermon in which
he stated that the scripture statement
as to the virgin birth of Jesus was
not generally believed by church peo
ple. The Kov. gentleman has stirred
up a hornet's nest and like all other
assertions of this character, it will find
its champions as well aa it oppose n.
and whatever object he had in view,
the publicity of the statement made,
will no doubt make trouble for more
than one congregation before it is
G. H. Tracey of Salem was in Dal
las on business Wednesday.
Dr. McNicol, Osteopathic Physician.
J. N. Stow and family have moved
to their ranch near Lewisville.
Miss Louise Rasmussen of Rickre-
Cash paid for eggs by T. S. Town
send Creamery Company. 92-81.
all was a Dallas visitor Wednesday.
Mrs. D. H. Upjohn and little son
have returned from a visit in Salem.
Horace Webster went to Portland
Many come miles to dine at the
Baptist Church revivals March 15.
W. B. Hicks and F. G. McKee, lead
Mrs. F. C. Stockwell and daughter
Grace were week end visitors in Port
land. Mrs. J. H. Lackman of Salem, a
former resident of Dallas, was a
visitor here this week.
Among the farmers in Di'iMas this
week was Mr. N. P. Rusnnisseii of
We cut, fit and make our own
suits Phil Begin. 67-tf.
Mrs. J. C. Simpson and Mrs. J.
B. Olmstead of Arrlio were guests at
the Gail Hotel Wednesday.
Chas. Hartung, one of the leading
merchants of Falls City was a Dallas
visitor this week.
''Prune City hard wheat flour is
G. A. Well, Road Supervisor of
Independence, was in Dallas on bus
iness one day this week.
Tom Colman, an old traveling sales
man was seen on the streets of Dallas
recently. It was a pleasure to his
many friends to note his smile.
The greatest thing in Dallas -a
meal at the 0 nil.
Father Cronin of Dallas left yes
terday for Monroe, where he will at
tend the funeral of a friend. Salem
Mr. and Mrs. Clair Tracy have re
turned to fclieir home in Dallas after
visiting in this city for a few days.
Do you love your wifcf Then
prove it by supplying her with "Prune
City" flour. 99-lt.
Three new billiard tables are being
installed in the La Creole club rooms.
This new improvement will be greatly
appreciated by its members.
We want to exchange cash for your
eggs. T. B. Townseml Creamery
Joe Kudig from Salem has accepted
a position with Williams & Collins
as cutter and fitter for their estab
lishment. J. P. Wagner of Forest Grove is
spending the week in Dallas and vi
cinity in the interests of the Oie-
Dr. J. E. Scheetz and wife have
rented the home of Mr. J. N. Stow
on Clay Street and have moved into
same, where they are now at home
to their friends.
You help to boost Dallas every time
you order a sack of "Prune City"
A successful school rally was held
at Enterprise last Friday, which was
attended by about 40 people, all of
whom enjoyed the program and bask
Mr. J. Ilannon and E. D. Kelly
from near Airlio were in Dallas Wed
nesday. Mr. Ilannon says that the1
roads from his place to Dallas were
very good to within a few miles from
After February 1st, gasoline per
gal. 20c. Lubricating oil much
cheaper. Tores 20 cheaper. T.
At the first meeting of the Parent-,
Teachers' Association, held at Broad
mead Saturday, about 33 people at
tended. Mrs. Harding was elected
President of the organization, and
the basket lunch was par excellence.
E. M. Boslar of Monroe' who has
been serv ing his apprenticeship on the
F. C. 4 W. motor car, has gone
home for a short visit with his fam
ily. They will soon be permanent
residents of Dallas.
Waller V. Fuller, owner of the Ful
ler Pharmacy at Dallas, prominent
member of the Dallas Commercial
Club, and advocate of good roads.
ransacted business in Salem Tues
day. Salem Stateman.
The Salem Statesman 25 yean ago
said: Walter Toote of Wuodburnl
came up yesterday on a flying busi
ness trip, making the round trip in
his buggy, and yet AValter tries to
pass oft as a young man. No doubt
he will say it meant his father.
The Dallas Wood Company is ready
to furnish you with mill wood.. Good
loads and good service. All wood
cash on delivery. Phone 492. 96-tf
The Salem Journal says: The
school of Sunday school methods in
the First Christian church is progress
ing nicely and the enrollment is m
the neighborhood of 150. Daily lec
tures are being given, and parents,
as well as teachers, find much of in
terest in the lectures. The school will
be in session all this week. Those
attending from Dallas were: O. C.
Curtis, Mrs. C. C. Curtis, Mrs. Hugh
Black, Mrs. H. 0. Campbell.
A. N. I'oole and C Jlerren are
building themselves garages to house
their uutos in, and as soon ns the
roads are lit to put a maetime on,
they will be seen out in first eiass
Van Wagner of Salem uns the
guest of the ! In l:s llus week.
N. l;v f razier or V aueouvcr was
the guest of his sister's family, Mrs.
Chnnncey Mulkev over Sunday. He
formerly lived in Monmouth, but at
the present time is in the mercan
Roy Murphy, a Monmouth raised
boy, of Hood River was in town over
Mrs. George Shearer of Portland,
made Monmouth a visit Saturday.
Mr. and Mis. Warren Gualliams
and son of La Creole spent Sunday
with relatives in town.
Albion Essen, formerly a pastor of
the Christian Church, attended the
dedication of their new building Sun-
Elder Crow of Independence and
his choir, attended the services in the
new church in the afternoon, Sunday
and rendered some fine music.
Mrs. Lottie Yeber of Portland was
the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
L. Ground this week.
Mr. C. A. Mend of Portland was
the guest of his sister, Mrs. Hann,
AV. Mack is building a new house to
Work on the new Normal gym. is
moving along fine.
Mr. Smith who has been sick so
long is convalescing nicety.
E. R. Pike and family of Dallas,
R. F. I)., was in town Sunday.
C. C. Lee went to Dallas Sunday,
and when coming homo Monday, met
with what might have been a serious
accident, his horse got frightened at
a black cow and fell on a shaft of the
buggy, breaking it off, but Mr. Lee
managed to get out without getting
hurt. Now it seems people oiglit to
quit keeping black cows.
Our mayor has turned out to be a
public speaker, he represented the
people of Monmouth in the dedica
tion services of the Christian Church,
and he acquitted himself credit ably.
Miss Osie (Iriee was home for i
couple of days last week, but return
ed to Monmouth last Wednesday.
Ora Cavitt lias gone to the Willam
ette Sanitorium to take a course in
Mrs. Henry Lynch has been on the
sick list for a few days but is better
The people of the Popcorn school
district met last Saturday and the
men cleaned the school ground and
the ladies furnished the dinner.
Mrs. Gardner and daughter Vesta
and Miss Taylor spent Sunday after
noon with Mrs. L. (Iriee.
The Boys' Club had their regular
meeting Saturday evening, but this
one was a little extra for they thought
"Safety First" Our Motto
SHASTA ROUTE TRAINS
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I lOCDlNSSHASMl I
I I ROUTES I I
Thk Exposition Link 1915
And now is the time to see California ; to live outdoors
and enjoy the sunshine, flowers and summer sports. It
is s trip you cannot afford to miss.
THREE FINE TRAINS DAILY
including Shasta Limited the train of modern service with
all steel up-to-the-minute equipment.
The California and San Francisco Express Trains
with Standard, Tourist and Chair Cars and dining service
that will please.
Call on nearest 8. P. Agent and let hint outline a trip, Quote
fare and furnish Outing literature on California'! famous resorts,
Johi M. Scott, General Passenger Agent, Portland, Ore.
it time to have a supper, so each boy
went with a cake or salad or some
other .thing to add to ' their feast.
They report a good supper and a
jolly time. .-
The home of Mr. and Mrs. John
Simmons was a place of much merri
ment last Friday evening when the
neighbors went in to spend the even
ing in their new house. Mr. and Mrs.
Simmons came from Kansas about a
year ago and having bought a part
of the Pierce place have just recently
ended a fine new house, lliey are
highly esteemed by jl he neighborhood
in which they arc so useful and the
crowd of people both young and old
reported a very jolly time and say
Mr. and Mrs. Simmons are just the
right kind of entertainers.
There will be a "Home Talent
Play" given at the Guthrie School
house by the patrons of the district,
February 21st. After the play 8
shadow social will be given. Admis
sion free. Ladies are requested to
bring boxes and gentlemen well filled
purses. The title of the play, will be
"Those Dreadful Twins."
When you feel Xtm,
Stretchy, Halt sick.
Blue and Out of Sorts,
look to tae Liver; it Is
1m the Remedy You Need
It la an Invigorating tonic for
a torpid liver, ino nrst dose
brings improvement, a few days
use puts the liver in fine vigor
ous condition. Ilerblne also ex
tends its restorative Influence
to the stomach and bowels. It
helps digestion and food assimi
lation, purifies the bowels and
brings back the habit of regu
lar dally bowel movements.
When the stomach, liver and
bowels are active, bilious im
purities no loncrer obstruct
functional processes, the result
of which Is renewed energy.
mental activity and cheerful
Price 50c per Dottle.
Use. Steohens Eve 8alva
fiore Eyes. It Cures
The best lamp in the
world is the Sunshine
Safety lamp that I ab-
solutely miarantee to
give satisfaction or mon
ey refunded. 200 candle
power with only 11 cts.
cost for 21 hours of
bright light. Henry Gohrke, sole
agent, Dallas, Oregon.
FOR KENlVg room house in Periy
dale. 7-ft. seasoned oak posts for
sale. Oak Crest Farm, O. O. Rein
pel, owner. Phone Old North 132.
99 E. O. I. 4t.-x
FOR SALE Money making mercan
tile business will sell at invoice, this
is a good proportion and will bear
Wie closest investigation. Address
X Y. Z. Care Observer, Dallas, Ore,
FOR SALE Nearly new Spinwell
potato planter, also one potato cul
tivator. Address W. J. Knox, Dal
las. R. F. D. 2. 97-tf
WANTED To buy a good horse,
must be senile and sound and not
over eight years old and weight be
tween 1350 and 1400 pounds. Ad
dress the Observer. 98-lt.
GOOD WOOD At right prices. Or
der your block wood and slab wood
for early delivery. Trimmings fur
nished on short order. Plenty of
good fir and other kinds of wood now
ready for customers. Send orders
earlv by phone to AUGUST BO-
MAN. Phone 15HB uoti
FOR SALE Good White Wyandot I
Cockerels at $2 each. Mrs. G. W.
Curiiss. Phone Pioneer 54, Dallas,
Bids for Building Hospital. -
The Board of Directors of Dallas
hospital will receive bids for construc
tion and completion of Dallas hos
pital according to plans and specifi
cations now on hand, with separate
bids (1) for hospital building com
plete, exclusive of heating plant,
plumbing and elevator, and (2) for
heating plant and plumbing, and (3)
for elevator, all bids for elevator to be
accompanied by plans and specifica
tion for same. AH bids must be de
livered sealed to Miss Edith Starbuck,
the Secretary of the Board, at Dallas,
Oregon, before noon on Monday, Feb
ruary JOth, !)14 and must be accom
panied by certified cheek to the
amount of ten per cent, of the bid.
The Hoard reserves the right to re
ject any and all bids.
Board of Directors of Dallas Hos
pital, by. Edith Starbuck, Secretary
Treasurer. 0fl-3t-E. I.
NOTICE is hereby given that the
undersigned have been by the County
Court of Polk County, Oregon, duly
appointed joint executors of the last
will and testament of George H. Eil
,ers, deceased, and have qualified;
all persons having claims against
said estate are hereby notified to pie
sent the same duly verified within
six months from the date hereof and
nil persons knowing themselves in
debted to said estate are hereby no
tified to make immediate adjustment
of the same.
Dated this 28lh day of January,
A. I)., 1914.
Sarah Eilers, George W. Myer,
joint executors of last will and test
ament of George H. Eilers, deceased.
Sibley & Eakin, attorneys for es
Jan. 30-Feb. 27
NOTICE Or FINAL SETTLEMENT
NOTICE is hereby given that the
undersigned has filed in the County
Court of the Stale of Oregon for the
County of Polk, his Final Account
as Executor of the Last Will and
Testament of Kuth Ruble, Deceased,
and that said Court has fixed Satur
day the 28th day of February, l!)4.j
at the hour of 2 o'clock p. m. of said ;
day, as the -time, and the County
Court Room, in the County Court
House, in Dallas, in Polk County,
Oregon, ns ithe place for hearing said
Final Account and nil objections
Dated at Dallas, Oregon, this 28th
aay 01 January, v.nt
A. O. Coudit, Executor of last Will j
and Testament of Ruth Ruble, Do-
COMPARE THESE PRICES
To all orders within 50 miles, we
pay parcel post charges.
Gohrke's Home Cured Meats.
HAM, smoked 19c,
BACON, smoked 22c
LION BACKS, smoked 16y2c
PICNICS, smoked 14c,
HAMS, salt 18c,
LION BACKS, salt. 15c.
SHOULDERS, salt 15c.
SALMON BELLIES, salt 12c.
SALMON BACKS, salt 10c.
CARNATION FLOUR, 50-Ib. .sack
POTATOES, 100-lb. 3 lots, sack 85c.
Feeds of all kinds. Chicken Feed
Bring in your chickens, we can as
sure you best price. Farm produce
bought and sold.
We have the exclusive selling of the
famous Henry Gohrke borne cured
GOHRKE & BRADEN COMMIS
620 Mill Street, Dallas, Oregon.
FOR SALE AT
Tresspass notices, weather proof.
1 for sal at Observer Job offtc.
Pure Food Grocers
Just received, a fresh
lot of Nasturtion and
Sweet Pea Seeds
We guarantee our
Butter and Eggs
as Strictly Fresh
Our Canned Goods
are of the 1913 pack
Our Teas and Coffees
are of good quality -and
reasonable in price
WE PAY THE HIGHEST
CASH PRICE FOR ALL
W. R. COULTER, Proprietor
The world moves itself;
We move anything else
Piano and Furniture Mov
ing a Specialty
Stand Kersey's Confec
tionery. Phone 1061
Residence Phone 1202
DON'T GROW BALD
Use Parisian Sage.
If your hair is getting thin, losing
its natural color, or has that matted,
lifeless and scraggy appearance, the
reason is evident, dandruff and failure
to keep the hair roots properly nour
ished. Parisian Sage applied daily for a
week and then occasionally is all that
is needed. It removes dandruff with
one application; almost immediately
stops falling hair and itching head;
invigorates the scalp and makes dull,
stringy hair soft, abundant and ra
diant with life. Equally good for
men, women or children, every one
A large bottle of this delightful
hair tonic can be had from Conrad
Stafrin or any drug counter for 50
cents. You will surely like Parisian
Sage. There is no other "Just-as-good."
Try it now.
For Sale by .
DALLAS MERCANTILE COMPANY
Dallas Iron Works
Machlnlsta Foundry men Pattera
afaken. SAWMILL WORK A SPECIALTi
i ' are prepared to de any kind ot
Iron and Brass work. Lumber tracks
and Stork work oa hand. We make
the best and cheapest Stamp Pullsr
on th market.
West Side Marble
O. L. HAWKINS. iToprtesae.
MONTH ENTB. HKADSTOXK8 AXIl
Cosaplete I tae mt U Latest Dwlgaa
BUY YOUR BEST GIRL A
We have valentines for the little
folks, valentines for the young folks,
and valentines for the old folks.
Prices from $1.50 to 5 cents. '
A beautiful line of valentine nap
kins and place cards.
428 Main Street
I Hfc. OFFICE
When We Hand
You Our Esti-
if the cost of the lumucr you require
you can depend upon It that the flg
ores will be as low as. first-class, well
seasoned lumber can be sold tor hon
estly. If you pay more you. pay too
much. If you pay less you 'get less
either ' nullity or quantity.'.,.
UNITED ARTISANS Dallas .Assem
bly, No. 46, meets on first and third
Moneys cf each month at Wood
man hall. Visiting members made
welcome. ' ?
W. J. WHITE, M. A.
WILLIS SIMONTON. Secretary.'
WOODMEN. OF. THE. WORLD
Dallas Camp No. 209 meets in W. O.
W. Hall oii Tuesday evening of each
week. J. P. DriscOll, Consul 'Com.
F.-J. Craven, Clerk. . '.v. mi:
A. P. A A. M. Jennings Lodge, No.
, meets second and fourth Fridays
of each- month, In Masonic hall on
Main street. Visiting brethren wel
W R. ELLIS, "W. M.
WALTER 8. MUIR. Secretary.
DENTIST AND ORTHODONTIA
DE. CLINTON L. FOSTER,
New City Bank Building.
Office Phone 931.
DENTIST . . .. .
Pallas National Bank Building
Dallas : ' Oregon
PIANO and ORGAN-
Studio 712 Oak St;"
DALLAS ' OREGON
Dr. Louis G. Altman
Homeopathic Physician, -General
Special attention to Asthma, Dropsy,
uail stones and Uneumatism.
Office and Ees. 296 N. Liberty St
Phone Main 147. ., SALEM, ORE.
Chiropractor Phone 1304
DR. D. G. REMPEL
Nerve Specialist and Spinal Adjuster
Office, 513 Church Street, near depot.
Consultation and. Examination Free.
DALLAS, ' .OREGON
B. F. BUTLER
Ofllea over Puller Pharmacy.
Offlee hoars from t te 11 a. aa.; 1
to t p. m.
R. L. CHAPHA17
IXXF.RAL DIRECTOR '
Calls promptly answered day ar sight