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THE POLK COUNTY OBSERVER, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1915.
TERSE TALES OF TOWN
LOCAL NEWS OF DALLAS AND
Personal Paragraphs Pertaining
People and Their Movements,
Gleaned by Observer.
S. B. Taylor was in Portland on
Monday confering with Aman Moore,
secretary of the Oswego-Portland Ce
ment company, regarding the engin
eering work in connection with the
company's railroad work hare and at
0. B. Stauff, partner of C. A. Mc
Arthur in the ownership and opera
tion of the McArthur & Stauff stock
ranch, was in the city on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. W". H. Boals have re
turned from a two weeks' trip to San
Francisco, where they attended the
exposition and visited friends.
Prof, and Mrs. J. V. B. Butler of
Monmouth were in Dallas on Monday
evening enroute home, after a busi
ness trip to Salem.
Mr. Livermore is having lumber
hauled to his farm just north of
Smithfield for the erection of a sub
stantial addition to his house.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Elliott left on
Tuesday to visit the fairs at San
Francisco and ban Diego, ana expecx
to return in about three weeks.
Clarence Butts, Newberg attorney
, and former member of the state legis
lature, was .transacting business in
the city early in the week.
William Riddle of Monmouth trans
acted business in Dallas on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mannock spent
Sunday with friends at Woodburn.
Bernard Friesen has traded his prop
erty on Buroh street for the property
of Heinrieh Paul on Hayler street.
Both are good pieces of realty.
H. G. Campbell spent several days
this week transacting business m
Joe Brown, the sage of Salt Creek,
was in town Tuesday, spinning bis old
varns and some new ones to the
Mayor George Frazure of West Sa
lem is recovering fiom an operation
for stomach trouble.
Word has been received from the
bedside of G. P. MacGregor, who is
, ill at a Portland hospital, that his
condition is very much improved and
hopes are entertained for his speedy
Eugene R. HouBton of Salem was
in Dallas on Tuesday afternoon, trans
. Neil Burton Baldwin, of Salem, per
sonal stenographer to the governor,
was a Dallas visitor on Tuesday after
noon. Mlrs. Conrad Stafrin, as head of the
civic department, announces that a sil
ver tea will be held in the club rooms
Tuesday afternoon, October 18th, ;to
which the women of Dallas are cordi
"The Birth of the Nation," as
shown by the movies, has been booked
for Dalias, but it will probably be
ninety days before it will be present
ed here for one day only. This photo
play has attracted no little attention
at Portland, where is has been seen
by many Dallasites. 1
Road work throughout the county
is fast coming to a close for the
present season. Roailmnster Finn will
probably be retained by the county
court during the winter.
Jack Eakin is playing on the 0. A,
C. second football team, and we pre
dict that he will be a headliner next
The European war as shown by the
camera attracted large audiences at
the Grand Wednesday mght. Hie pic-
,tures were taken so near to the real
battles as to give startling effect.
The training building at the Mon
mouth normal Is now under roof, and
is being rushed to completion with
remarkable rapidity. I
J. 1L Foster of till city Veiristered
at the Perkiils In Portland on Tues
C H. Tit-ask of Falls City spent the
week with Corvallis relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McCreadv of
Corvallis s)ent Sunday with Mon
Miss Vena Burns, Portland school
toucher, mitent the week-end at ft he
home of her mother, Mrs. Martha
Burns, in this city.
Mr. and Mi's. John Bover of Bear
Camp were in Dallas yesierday, i"e
tiirning home in the afternoon. The
Boyer family recently made an au
tomobile trip to Eastern Oregon,
where fhev spent several weeks very
Judge John B. Teal has been in his
cilice the greater part of the week,
returning to his home in Falls City
each evening, where he is being nurs
ed back to health by Mrs. Teal. The
judge is feeling pretty "limp."
Eighteen carloads of hops, gathered
from points between Independence
and Corvallis, were shipped direct to
rsew ork this week.
L. S. Kinseth of Dallas has beer,
appointed district deputy. K. of P
for the counties of Polk and Marion.
The Tri-County Medical society will
meet at he hospital for the insane,
Salem, next Tuesday evening, when
' the dentists of Polk. Marion and
Yamhill counties will attend.
S. L. Stewart of McCoy was a Dal
las visitor yesterday.
Mrs. O. H. Baird has gone to spend
the wintw with her sister, Mrs. Ship
ley of Washington, who has been ear
ing for their invalid mother. Mis
Helen Baird will be in Portlanl,
where she is taking a course in music
preparing herself for a teacher. At
present she is spending 3 weeks with
her father, touring taliiornia, anu
attending the Panama exposition.
Mis. 0. L. Ferguson of Sidney,
Moniana, is a guest of her sister, Mrs.
Fred Holman. She, with her little
son, will spend the winter in th val
ley. H. V. Gates, lessee of the Dallas
waiter system, was a visitor in the city
on Tuesday and Wednesday, and
looked after the business interests of
the utility he controls.
Al and Sammie Edwards were in
Mr. and Mrs. Clair Staats and son
Vera, Buera Tartar of Airlie, Dr. and
Mre. Staats and baby of Dallas, spent
Sunday at Fred Ritner's.
P. A. Young, one of Albany's en
terprising businessman, was in the
Fred West will spend ithe week-end
with his family at Dayton.
A. H. Lovelace, son of B. Lovelace
of Dallas, is in the city visiting his
father. The younger Mr. Lovelace is
in the weighing machine business at
Portland, at' which he enioys much
W. V. Fuller, who is directing an
extensive timber cruise for Yamhill
coumty, returned ito Dallas this week
to spend a few days with his family.
Mr. Fuller returned to the woods yes
DOINGS IN POLK COUNTY
STORIES BY THE OBSERVER'S
Personal Paragraphs Pertaining
Movements of People Whom
You All Enow.
Farewell Reception -A large fare
well reception was given last night
by Mr. and Mrs. E. 0. Moll of Polk
county in honor of a group of popular
residents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold D.
Roberts, who will leave Saturday to
make their home in Greeley, Colo.,
and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Chaffe, who
will move the first of November to
Canada. The party also celebrated the
fifth wedding anniversary of the
hosts' daughter and son-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. John Ferguson. Appropriate
to the name of the Sweet Briar club
of which the ladies who were honor
guests are members, the rooms were
handsomely decorated with swevt
briar and autumn leaves. During the
evening, Rev. James Elvin made com
plimentary remarks and music was
enjoyed. Delicious refreshments were
served by the hostess, assisted by
Miss Mildred. Imlah, Miss Mildred
Bunn, Miss Rose Bedall, Miss Blanche
Gibson and Mrs. A. Putty. Statesman.
Card Club Mr. and Mrs. H. C.
Kakin entertained the Dallas Five
Hundred club, at its first meeting of
the season, at their Riekreall home
Saturday evening. The hostess in
terrupted a "two-hour session at the
card tables to serve a delicious lunch
eon. Mayor E. C. Kirkpafrick and
Mi's. H. L. Crider took the honors of
the evening. The members of the
club who attended the first meeting
were Mayor and Mrs. E. C. Jvirkput
rick, Dr. and Mrs. V. C. Staats, Mr.
and Mrs. 11. L. Lnder, Mr. and Mrs,
I. N. Woods, Mr. and Mi's. R. L.
Chapman, Mr. and Mi's. J. R. Allgood
and the host and hostess. Mr. and
Mm. Oscar Hayter and Mr. and Mrs.
H. L. Woods were invited guests who
enjoyed the evening.
A party consisting of Judge W. H.
Malone ot Benton county, Prot. bkel
ton of the O. A C, the city engineer
of Corvallis and the assistant state
engineer, was in this neighborhood on
Friday, to inspect the road work.
Prof. Skelton and the two engineers
were appointed judges to decide which
distinct road supervisor had done the
best work with the money provided
him and the tools he had to work
with. The judges inspected the roads
last spring before any work had been
done and this fall they are seeing the
results so that they can award prizes.
The winning supervisor will be
warded. This contest has aroused
much interest in this part of the coun
ty at, least. ' :
A. R. Lewis and Mr. Packard, our
blacksmith, are on a hunting trip in
the Grande Roiide country.
Mrs. A. Caughey was in Dallas this
week for medical treatment.
Dan Birch made a business trip to
Dallas on Tuesday.
The prospect for a good school this
year is very good.
The Airlie high school has a basket
ball team this year that may be heard
Many are complaining of loosing
Chickens since the pheasant season
Hile .trench made a business trip
to Independence Saturday evening.
Track is being laid tor the new
railroad between Airlie and Indepen
Rul'us Dodge was here last week
and sawed all the cord wood in town,
and has kept himself busy putting it
in the sheds.
A party of Southern Pacific com
pany officials was in Airlie on Sunday
inspecting the company's property.
J. M. Crowley visited his mother at
Oak Grove on Sunday.
J. F. LInc.h, who is in North Dako
ta looking after his farming interests,
reports that there is so much rain flint
threshing is difficult. In some places
grain is beginning to sprout in the
Mr. Tiffany, the superintendent of
the Valley & hilera railroad, was a
business caller here on Saturday.
Mre. J. J. Tingle of Oregon City is
visiting relatives here.
badly hurt by being thrown from his
buggy and dragged by the horse some
distance. One ear was almost severed
from the face and he also received in
F. M. Edgar and Mrs. Seth White
attended Pomona grange in McCoy
Miss Stella Smith has been spend
ing a few days with Mrs. Frank Fawk
of Salt Creek.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Edgar were
Sunday visitolrs at Henry Gilliam's
Mr, and Mrs. R. J. Williamson and
Isaac Robertson went to Salem Mon
Forrest Craven and Warren Burch
of Riekreall are doing some carpenter
work this week for George omith.
A. G. Roberta was a Salem visitor
the first of the week.
Mr. Werner of Amity is building
a new bam lor V. ii. t aimer.
Mr. and Mrs. Kaner Trent were
McCoy callers Sunday.
Mr. and Mis. Andy Moflitt and Mrs.
Julia Showerman of Salem spent Sun
day with Mrs. G. C. Smith.
Mi's. Knower came over from Sa
lem and has been spending a few days
with C. A. Knower and children.
Miss Mella White and miss Win
nie and Ruth Elton.of Portland spent
the week-end at Mrs. J. C. White's.
The reg-nlar meeting and Silver Tea
of the Civic section of the Dallas Wo
man 's club will be held in the club
room at 'the libraiy Tuesday, Octo
ber 1!) at 2:30 p. m. It is the plan of
the section to continue to hold these
silver teas each month and to use the
money towards beautifying the city
All ladies of the town interested in
this work are heartily requested to
attend. Mrs. 'Conrad Stafrin, chair
man, , M
Married An elderly couple, Miss
Alice Ritter and Frances Rollo, were
married at the residence ot the Rev.
W. T. Tascott on Saturday. The
bride was 03 years old and the groom
about ten years her senior. Mr. and
Mrs. Rollo went to Newport to enjoy
their honeymoon and will return to
their home at Salem after a sojourn
at the beach.
Marriage A license to many was
issued early in the week o Kliuer E.
Erederiekson and Eva B. Kester, both
of Suver. The young folks will make
their home at that place.
Mr. Ayers Buys Theater.
W. A. Avers, former owner of the
Grand theaiter here, has purchased the
Sunnysiue theater at Portland and is
here packing his household goods pre
paratory to moving his family to that
citv next week. 1 he Sunnvside flhea-
ter is in an excellent neighborhood
and enjoys a large patronage, which
will undoubtedly continue under the
new capable management. Mr. Av
ers sold his interests here- to O. C.
Smith only a short time ago.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Lugh were call
ers at Kings alley last week.
The Watkins man. G. W. Hinshaw.
accompanied by his wife, were in this
vicinity last week.
Mrs." J. F. Leigh visited with Mrs.
and Miss Gay Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sum Riker and Mr.
and Mrs. Emmets Mason visited the
fry family Sunday.
The farmers will be glad to see the
rain, as it will be a great benefit to
the fall crop.
Kmmett Mason went to Kings Val
ley ednesday to prt clover seed.
Mrs. E. N. Keeney was called to
the bedside of her father in Yoncal
la, who was very ill, and has since
Our school began a little over a
week ago, with Miss Katie Barnhart
as teacher in the first six grades, and
Carl Morrison for the higher grades
The ninth and tenth grades are taugh
Miss Mary Friesen was taken to
(he Dallas hospital the first part of
last week. She was operated on Sat-
unlay. We all hope that she will
soon be. among us again
Mr. Peter Heinrichs has been dig
ging potatoes for P. P. Bubler.
Several of the neighbors were urg
ed, to dig wells on account of water
Mrs. VV. J. Garner and two children
will soon leave? for St. Louis, where
Mis. Gamer will have her oldest son
take ilireatments fn- paralyses.
Ml'. Schlichting or Newberg has
moved on the Peters sisters' farm.
Miss Rosa Gilson is attending
school in Dallas this year again.
Sunday school was very well at
tended, and afterwards a sermon was
preached by Rev. Allen, a Sunday
school worker, liis sermons were
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Peters were
visitors at. Mrs. Fast s home.
Clarence McCrow was a Portland
The tipple pit-kins' is finished in this
part of the county.
Mr. and Mre. Peter Schmidt, who
live several miles northwest of Dal
las, were visitore at .John inetim s
Similar. These two men knew each
other long years ago in good old Germany.
Mli'. Millard White was looking for
(rood nulch cows in this section.
The Diehm boys are in the well bus
iness, in the old way. like their fath
er in his younger davs. They are now
diinring a well for C. L. Crider near
M. F. White purchased a good eow
Mr. and Mrs. Valliere motored to
Salem one day last week.
Lloyd Elliot of Amity was a caller
Mrs. Cass Riggs and daughter Alice
attended ladies aid at Mrs. Thad
Slovens' of Oak Grove lat week.
Mir. and Mrs. J. L. Gar returned
from Corvallis Saturdav. eoing to
Tillamook county Sunday. They will
move at once from Hobo to a farm
21 i miles north of Corvallis.
Wmnifred Pewtherer of Portland
spent a few days last week with his
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Farmer were
Dallas callers one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Palmer of Salem vis
ited Satnrdav and Sunday with Mrs.
G. C. Smith.
Dr. Rtarbnek was called Tuesday
to sec Mr. A M. Holmes, who was
The house warming at the new
schoolhouse on Monday evening was
well attended. Atter a program by
the school children, addresses were
given by County Superintendent H. C.
Seymour, County Supervisor H. H.
Parsons, and Assistant State Superin-
denf, E. F. Carleton, followed by a
lecture on asitronomy by Prof. Mc-
Adams of Salem, who has spent many
years of his life in its study. The
prominent educators present declared
that the new building was the best
rural school house in Polk county, per
haps the best in the state, which was
gratifying to those who have labored
to make it a success. At the close of
the program, cake and punch were
served by Miss Taylor, assisted by
Mrs. David Mitchell of Coeuir d'
Lene, Idaho, is visiting her former
schoolmate, Mis. Bird Walling. Mrs.
Mitchell was formerly Miss Pet Weeks
and was, years ago, a resident of the
Brush College neighborhood, this be
ing her first visit' here in twenty
seven years. While here she had i
monument erected in the Zena ceme
tery to the memory of her grand
mother. His. Mary Delch, who died
in 1882. Mrs. Mitchell expects to
return home by 'the end of the week.
Miss Orsa O'Flyng has returned
home to Salem, after a week's visit'
with Mr. and Mrs. Jas. French.
Friends here are interested in the
announcement of the recent birth of
a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Grover
Thompson of Fossil, Oregon. Mre.
Thompson was formerly Miss Flossie
Cook, a popular young lady of Zena.
The dramatic recital given at the
church last Friday evening by Mrs.
Gertrude Johnson OVFlyng of Taco-
ma. was well attended and mucn en
joyed. Several enjoyable musical sc
lections were interspersed throughout
the program. At the close ot the
program the young ladies of the C.
E. served ice cream.
Miss Harriet Bigsbee of Newberg
has lieen visiting at the Coyle and
W. L. Cook and family have left
for their new home in Lake counry.
Victor Simpson of Unionvale has
been visiting Ins sister, Mrs. W. H.
Mrs. W. H. Crawford spent last
Tuesday in Salem, visiting Mrs. J. T
Oscar Price and family of Salem
visiter! last Sunday with Vm. Squier
Wm. Scniier, Warren Burch and
some others from Riekreall, have re
turned from a week's stay at the
nis brothers last week. There are
three of the Griffa brothers and all
of them fought in the Civil war on
the union side.
W. Neal and family left for Cali
fornia Wednesday. They went for
the benefit of their daughter's health.
and they may be gone all winter.
Eugene Bogart and wife of Kings
Valley were guests ot P. H. Johnson
on Tuesday. They formerly lived in
M. R. Boatman, -wife and siBter of
Corvallis, made Monmouth a visit
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FOR SALE Household goods. Two
good iron beds, springs and mat
tresses, 'heating stove, extension fa
ble, carpet 14x15, linoleum 12x14,
washer and wringer, a chairs,
rockers, 2 small bedsteads, cot, and
other household goods. John Voth,
218 Clay street, 64-2t
FOR SALE Home eanmng outfit
good as new for half of cost. Also
some California rustic. Would take
good workhouse on payment. 0.
E. Dennis, phone Black 515, Dallas.
WANTED Machine, cast and stove
plate iron, brass and copper, zinc
and rubber, and rags of all kinds;
in fact, junk of all kinds. A. N.
Halleck, Monmouth, Oregon. 8tf.
MONEY TO LOAN On good im
proved real estate. Walter WiK
Hams, First National Bank. 62-tf.
FARM MORTGAGE LOANS Write
to us about terms, stating amount
wanted and character, location and
value of farm, etc. Fear & Gray,
Portland, Oregon. 65-8t.
FOR SALE OR TRADE Vacant
corner 55x122 feet in No. 1 resi
dence district, Boise, Idaho. Fenc
ed, planted to fruits, shade trees in
parking front and side, cement
sidewalk and sewer. Also in the
same block, a new up-to-date plas
tered bungalow, 6 rooms, bath,
porch, sleeping porch and cement
cellar, and on adjoining lot a mod
ern 3-room house with screened,
porch and cement cellar, cement
sidewalk in front of and between
the two buildings, this property al
so planted to shade trees and fruits,
4 blocks from a large church, 2
blocks from a school, and one block
from car-line, 12 minute car ser
vice. Value of all, $5000. No in- ,
cumbrance. Will sell all or separ
ate, liberal terms. Or will trade
for residence in Portland or Dallas,
Oregon, or farm property near eith
er place. Will not consider incum
bered property. David Seth, 1914
N. 14th street. Boise, Idaho. 60-4t-w
FOR SALE Potato sacks cheap. Ew-
ing Bros., Dallas; phone J.9xl5.
FOR SALE Several articles o
household furniture, good as new.
Phone 1014, or call at 712 Fairview
MONEY TO LOAN $1,000 np to.
$10,000 or farm lands. Call or
write, Thos. A. Roberts, 209 U. S.
building, Salem, Oregon. 57-8t,
FOR RENT CHEAP Modern six-
room bungalow, 718 Stump street.
Apply to J. A. Barnaul, Dallas.
WELL DIGGING We dig and clean
out wells anywhere in Polk county,
and guarantee our work and price
to be satisfactory. Homer CdnIeeP
'phone 13x7, Dallas. 63-2t-x:
FOR RENT One partly furnished!
room. Call between 7 and 9 p. m.-
525y2 Court street.
APPLES CHEAP Buy either 1st
grade or unbruised culls of grower.
Phone South 151. 64-2r.
FOR SALE Summer cut oak and fir
wood, 16 inch and 4 feet long, phone
1404. I. L. Smith 60-9t-x
FOR SALE Duroc-Jersey pigs, four
months old. Mrs. Anna Brock,
Green 35. 60-tf.
FOB SALE Sixty-acre dairy farm
in Coos county; bottom land; half
mile from postoffice; mile from
school; on milk route; good winter
road; good improvements. Will
give terms. B. Folsom, Gail Hotel,
Mr. and Mre. Davidson of Salem at
tended grange here Saturday and vis
ited friends over Sunday.
Webb Lewis and family wetre Dal
las callers Sunday.
Warren Allen and family went to
Tillamook county Friday to get some
iV goodlv mimlier attended ladies'
aid at Mre. Thad Stevens' last week.
Mr. and Mre. J. W. Edgar and Mr.
and Mrs. Jesse Williamson spent
Tuesday at J. M. Hubert son s.
A goodlv number attended grange
I. A. Allen is hauling his wood this
Seth Smith was a caller hare Mon
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The autumn showers will please the
farmers for their ground was too try
to plow. A number have been disc-
ng their spring-sown ground and sow
ing it to fall wheat. The rains will
bring it up and it will get a goo J
start before winter sets in.
Mr. and Mrs. MeCready of Corol
lis and Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Darley of
McMinnville were' the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. O. T. Boothby, the ladies'
parerfts. over Sunday.
Rolla Waterhonse of Falls City, a
Monmouth product, was greeting his
old time friends in town Monday. He
ha a blacksmith shop in Falls City.
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Poole and fam
ily went to Banks, Washington coun
ty, Saturday, returning Sunday. They
were he guests of their niece, Mrs.
School Superintendent Seymour and
O. Myers, truant officer, were in town
Tuesday, in the interest of the schools.
C. G. Griffa had a familv reunion of
with that bowlful of
New Post Toasties
The new method of manufacture brings out a new
flavour, exceptional crispness, and a body and substance
that don't mush down in cream.
Notice the tiny, pearl-like
"puffs" on each flake a
characteristic of the
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Your grocer lias theml .