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THE POLK COUNTY OBSERVER, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1915.
TERSE TALES OF TOWN
LOCAL NEWS OP DALLAS AND
Personal Paragraphs Pertaining to
People and Their Movements,
Gleaned by Observer.
W. Wynn Johnson, the owner of
the Sidney orchards, southeast of
town, will leave Dallas in a day or
two for Los Angeles, California,
where he has been offered a position
on one of the leading dailies. If he
4 again joins the ranks of newsDSDer
men, Li, a. uicKinson will have charge
of his orchards for the next two
years. Mr. Johnson was business
manager of the Tacoma Daily Times
during the year of 11)14. For several
years prior he was advertising man
ager of the Oregon Daily Journal of
Portland, and tor over four years pre
ceding nis Portland connection was
with the business office staff of the
San Francisco Chronicle. His home
and orchard is one of the prettiest of
Messrs. C. V. Johnson, Z. A. French
and J. Jr. Ulnch of Airlie were Dal
las business visitors on Wednesday,
Mr. Ulrich returned on Monday from
a two months' visit with friends and
relatives in North Dakota.
C. L. Starr, tax adjuster, of Port
land was in Dallas Tuesday.
J. C. Cannoy, one of the prosperous
farmers of the West Salem district,
was a Dallas visitor on Wednesday.
Mr. Cannoy says the people of his
locality are considerably inconveni
enced by the closing of the inter
Peter Finseth transacted business
in Portland on Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner are
spending the week in Portland,
Mrs. Ella J. Metzger returned from
JUcMinnviIle to spend Tuesday in Dal
' las, returning the same day to her
mother s bedside. Mrs. Metzger s
mother has been very low since early
last week and for several days her
life was despaired of.
Mrs. Beaver is visiting at the home
of Dr. and Mrs. A. li. Starbuck.
Miss Violet Conkey of Monmouth
is visiting her sister, Mrs. Dick Web
Mr. and'Mrs. M. D. Ellis left Thurs
day for an extended visit at San
Pastor W. T. Tapscott of the Bap
tist church, will take for his subject
Sunday morning, "A Sleeping Church
and a Wide-Awake World." Even
ing subject, "Disobedience to the
Gospel and What Comes of It."
The Kev. Howard McConnell of
the Christian church announces "Four
Essentials to Cliuich Life," as his
subject for the Sunday morning ser
vice at 11 a. m. Bible school at 10
a. m. ; Christian Endeavor meeting,
6:30 p. ra. ; evangelistic service 7:'M
p. m., subject "Locusts and Honey."
C. L. Crider was a business-visitor
in Portland Tuesday and Wednesday.
Dr. McNicol reports the birth ot
a nine pound girl to Mr. and Mrs. C.
Powers of Falls City on Tuesday.
Having been sieed with an acute
attack of appendicitis, L. E. Beebe
was brought, home from his farm ten
miles from the city on Tuesday. That
Mr. Beebe is progressing nicely is the
report of the attending physician.
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Ellis left last
evening for an extended trip throngb
California. They will visit at Man
Francisco and may go to the San Die
Mrs. E. N. Hall of Woodburn was
a guest of friends in the city on Wed
nesday, leaving the same day for
Kings Valley, where she will spend
several days with her daughter.
H. L. Hays and A. H. Izard of
.Nortons, Oregon, were visitors in Dal
las on Wednesday.
E. E. McNamar of Willamina spent
Wednesday in Dallas.
M. D. Leabo of Hubbard was
guest of his sister, Mrs. O. W. McBee
Mrs. Eva Butler is visiting at the
home or her daughter, Mrs. Koilney
Coulter. Mrs. Butler was called re
cently from her home in Portland to
attend to insurance adjustment on a
small tire that threatened a house
which she owns at Monmouth. The
fire occurred last Friday evening, and
damaged the kitchen. Only by the
presence of several persons, it is said,
was the house saved from destruction.
A lire that damaged the home of
.N. M. (irant in September and the
owner did not make a report ot the
fire to insurance adjustors until this
week. The damage was appraised
and an allowance made.
Mrs, Field Allen was operated on
at the Dallas hospital yesterday and
will probably be a patient there for
ten days or two weeks.
Henry Serr will return today from
Quincy, Wash., where he went , on
Sunday to be with his father in
ever illness. The elder Mr. Serr
ins very much recovered from a par
alytic stroke and is considered out of
Dr. W. A. Foster and family drove
over from Corvallis on Sunday and
spent the day with Dr. roster s par
ents. Dr. and Mrs. D. L. Foster.
Tom Stockwell left today for Bend.
He expects to make his home at that
place, where the lumber industry is
booming, but is not quite sure that he
will not be back in Dallas within the
Mr. and Mrs. Otho Williams return
ed yesterday from Portland, where
they spent several days.
Lather J. Chapin, former agricul
turist of Marion county, and his fam
ily, spent Sunday with Mrs. H. E.
Muscott and Miss Jennie Muscott.
The land show was the attraction
that drew Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner
to Portland on Tuesday.
Judge Belt spent Tuesdav at Mc-
Minnville preparing for the term of
circuit court that opens there on Mon
day. Oscar Rickli returned early in the
week from San Francisco, where he
spent some time at the fair.
F. McKeynolds of Buell spent Tues
day transacting business in Dallas.
BIG- CONTEST ATTRACTS MANY.
Hoisington-Gardner A very pret
ty wedding took place at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Gardner last Sun
day, when their daughter, Miss
Edythe, was given in marriage to W.
Claud Hoisington, both highly esteem
ed and very popular young people of
Folk county. The bride was gowned
in a very pretty white poplin with
lace. She was accompanied by Miss
Hazel Duignan as bridesmaid, who
was dressed in a pink silk trimmed in
fur. The groom was accompanied by
Wiley M. Gardner, brother of the
bride, as best man. Pauline Hoising
ton, niece of the groom, acted as
flower girl, and Vernice McSherrv. a
cousin or the bride, as ring bearer.
Mrs. U. VV. Bietarth sang "O, Take
'Me." The "Bride's March" was
played by Mr. Chester Siefarth on
the cornet, with Ipiano accompani
ment by Mrs. G. W. Siefarth. The
wedding ceremony was performed un
der an arch, from which was sus
pended a very beautiful weddiner bell
The bridal party stood on a carpet, of
uregon moss as the ring ceremony
was read, according to the ritual of
the United Evangelical church, bv
Rev. Wm. S. Plowman in the pres
ence of the following relatives and
friends: Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Hois
ington, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Gardner,
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Siefarth, Mr; and
Mrs. W. G. Burns, Mr. and Mrs. Lou
Hoisington and son Samuel, Mr. and
Mrs. Chester Siefarth, Mr. and Mrs.
Chet McSherry, Mr. and Mrs. John
Duignan. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Kaup
and family, Mrs. Bertha Bnssett, Mrs.
Ida Mae Foster, Mr. J. W. Elliott,
Mr. C. L. Gardner, the Misses Bessie,
Nora and Dora Hoisington, Helen
Bassett and Hazel Duignan, Messrs.
Ernest and Arthur Hoisington, WTiley
Lester and Orville Gardner.
The bride and groom were the re
cipients of many beautiful and use
ful presents. After a repast of ice
cream and cake and the famed logan
berry juice, the happy couple depart
ed on the evening train for Eastern
Oregon, where they will spend their
honeymoon, arter which they will be
at home to their friends on the W. M.
Hoisington farm near Lewisville.
0. A. C. and U. of 0. Will Have
Lively Battle November 20.
What will perhaps be the greatest
toot ball battle ever staged in Oregon
will be that to be played at Eugene
on November 20, between the teams
of the Oregon Agricultural college
and the state university. The eastern
crusade of the former, in which it tri
umphed over the Michigan Agricul
tural college, has put the team on a
perch as a popular idol not only with
lovers of sport in this state, but in
the middle west and east, where the
football ot the far-west has long been
considered very mediocre. It is the
avowed intention of the university
team to demolish the perch and bring
victory to its own home. But, that
being as it may, there is a wonderful
amount of interest being developed
in the contest among Dallas people.
The university team has a good rep
resentation ot Dallas athletes on its
lineup in Snyder and Hoisington, and
perhaps that adds enthusiasm to the
local followers of the gridiron game.
Arrangements have been started, al
though not as yet perfected, for the
operation of a special train between
MoMinnvilIe and Eugene, at the in
stigation of local sportsmen, for the
accommodation of those in this part
or the valley who wish to see the
big game. The special will come
through Dallas, thence to Indepen
dence and on to Eugene, where the
season's big game will bring out the
great athletic rivalry between the two
schools. It is said that the odds
slightly favor the victorious Aggie
team because ot its recent Michigan
victory, but the Oregon team does
not take the slightest stock in that.
The game will be well worth seeing
at any rate, and the many Dallasites
who attend will appreciate the efforts
toward securing a special train.
ing herself to be the wife of Simeon
Goss, supposed bachelor, who commit
ted suicide about a year ago near
McCoy, has advised J. K. Sears, ad
ministrator for the estate, of her ex
istence and requests the estate, val
ued at about (f&00. The claims of
the women will be thoroughly inves
tSgated, although the administrator
believes it to be legitimate.
Party A number of friends were
delightfully entertained at an infor
mal party on Wednesday evening by
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Price. Various
games and a splendid luncheon were
the order of the evening. Among the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Price were
Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Piasecki, Mr. and
Mrs. A. L. Martin. Mr. and Mrs. Lot
Brown, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Crider,
Judge and Mrs. H. H. Belt and C. B.
Change of Dates The Camp Fire
girls held 'their first meeting of the
season at the home of Mrs. H. A.
Woods on Tuesday evening. A short
business meeting was held and it was
decided to meet every first and sec
ond Monday of each month. The first
Monday will be devoted to a ceremo
nial meeting and on the third Monday
will be a social and educational meet
ing. The next meeting will be held
November 16, at the home of Mrs.
Birthday Party In honor of her
sister's seventeenth birthday anniver
sary. Airs. A. L. Martm on Monday
evening entertained a few girl friends
tor Miss Naomi Scott. Followinsr a
six o'clock dinner a most eniovable
evening was spent by those present.
Riddell-Kurtz James Riddell of
Monmouth and Miss Anna Kurtz of
Perrvdale were married at the home
of the bride s parents on Sunday.
The young couple left the same day
for San Francisco to enjoy the siirhts
at the exposition as their honeymoon.
Wedding Charles H. Petrie of
alia alia, ash., and Miss Leatha
hmrleston were united in marrinsre on
Wednesday morning in a ceremony
performed by Justice Holman at the
court house. The ceremony w as quiet
and only witnesses attended.
Polk County Boy Prospers.
One often hears young men say that
there is no chance for them to take
up land like their fathers did and
get a start in life that way. This is
what one Dallas boy has done, which
goes to prove that the chances are
not quite all gone yet. A year, ago
last April Linza Dennis, of the Oak
dale district, went to Lincoln county,
Colorado, and took 320 acres of land
under the desert land act. Last win
ter he built a sod shanty to live in,
bought a team of mules and built a
small barn for them. Last spring he
sowed two acres to alfalfa, which has
done exceptionally well, put in five
acres of sod to sugarcane for fodder,
which has made a fine crop, planted
five acres to beans, which have
brought him $28 per acre, and plant
ed thirty acres of corn, on which he
has raised nine hundred bushels of
corn, some of which took first prize
at the county fair there. All his
prize ears were over 15 inches in
length. Now he has a daily mail right
by the door.
Mr. Dennis has built a good small
dwelling house this summer. His place.
will bring him about ffa.000, when he
proves up a year from next April,
judging from the way land is selling
all around him. Andy Toby, who is
well-known in Dallas, has taken a
ranch near him and has done nearly
as well. Who can beat it for a year
and a halt of time, tie is a mile and
a half from a post office and store,
and Ins nearest neighbor is a doctor.
His postofnee is Hendrick.
Notice is hereby given by the un
dersigned taxpayers of Road District
Number 3, in the County of Polk,
State of Oregon,, who are more than
ten per cent, of the taypayers of said
District, that a meeting of the resi
dent taxpayers of said Road District
will be held on Saturday, the 27th
day of November, in the year 1915.
at the hour of 2 o'clock, p. m. of said
day, at the Auditorium in the School
House in School District No. 21. in
said Road District, for the purpose
of voting on the question of whether
or not an additional tax shall be lev
ied by the resident taxpayers of said
district on all the taxable property
in said district for road purposes.
under the provisions of Section 6321
of Lord's Oregon Laws as amended
by Chapter 316, General Laws of Ore
gon, 1013. At said meeting the resi
dent taxpayers of said district "will
by a majority vote of such taxpayers
levy such additional tax (if any)
they may deem advisable to improve
the roads of said district.
Witness our hands this 4th day of
C. H. GILLIAM
G. A. M'CULLOCH
J. T. FRIAR
J. J. ROBERTS
G. H. RUSSELL
J. J. WHITE
W. H. M'KEE
G. O. REMPLE
F. E. LYNN
Date of first publication, November
5, 115. 71-4t.
IT GETS RESULTS.
"Never before have I had
so many replies to an adver-
tisement as that one in The
Observer," said H. G. Camp-
bell on AVednesday. "I am
satisfied that your paper is
widely read, otherwise it
would not bring me so much
correspondence and so many
This is the verdict of near-
ly every advertiser who buys
space in The Observer. It eets
results for others: whv not
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and Painting, Cement
and Brick Work.
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Cooper-Cole Loren Cooper and
Miss Maud Cole, popular young peo
ple of Airlie, were united in marriage
Tuesday afternoon at the Methurtist
parsonage, by the pastor, George H.
EVANGELIST TAYLOR LEAVES.
Successful Campaign of Three Weeks
With a well attended meeting at
which his subject was "Boote." the
evangelist, George W. Taylor, com
pleted a very successful campaign in
Dallas on Monday evening. Mr. and
Mrs. Tavlor and son, Paul, the choir
leader, are now engaged in a similar j
campaign at American rails. Idaho.
Although statistics on the campaign
have not been finally prepared by the
local ministers, it is estimated that
approximately 100 persons were eon-
verted. There will be a more com- !
plete report on this feature when the j
ministers hold a meeting to compare
And this secret spake
Life tin to me:
"Behold I am that which mnst
ever surpass itself." Zarathostra.
In each succeeding act we must be
greater .than in the one previous.
We must surpass ourselves.
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THE POLK COUNTY OBSERVER