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About Polk County observer. (Monmouth, Polk County, Or.) 1888-1927 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 23, 1915)
THE FOLK COUNTY OBSERVER, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1915.
Thanksgiving day is on of
the most gracious and heart-
ening anniversaries in the
American year. That a people
should be called bv their ores-
ident to reckon the mercies
and privileges received at the
hands of God is a most hallow-
ed and sanotifvine ministry
and most assuredly enriches
and invigorates the national
But Thankseivinar should
not be confined to material
bounty. It should extend its
ransre and include the bless-
ings found in the broadening
day of knowledge and in the
- lifting of all forms of oppres-
tfion from those who are bear-
ing a needless yoke. It should
even go beyond the range of
Datriotism and become eosmo-
politan as it contemplates the
leaven of freedom and human-
ity which is working in every
part of the world.
Thanksgiving of this wide
and ennobling kind would
surely send a thankful people
into the ways of unselfish and
from the viewpoint of the Ladies ' Aid
society and the many who enjoyed the
dinner that was served. Ihe menu
consisted of a wide variety of tempt
ing foods, including many 'things be
tween steaming beans and various
cold meats, salads, pies, cakes and
fruit. Financially, too, the dinner was
an unusual success, the Ladies' Aid
society taking in about $55, all of
which is clear profit.
The bazaar held in connection with
the dinner was as much a success as
the other- feature. There were dis
played many fine examples of needle
work made bv the ladies of the so
ciety and these were sold for the ben
efit of the church. The bazaar net
ted the ladies almost $50.
WHY OREGON WILL GIVE
THURSDAY IS HONEY DAY.
SYSTEM IS DIFFERENT.
Braden Returns From Portland
Very Enthusiastic. -
Mrs. Winnie Braden raumed on
Thursday evening from her victorious
sojourn at the Manufacturers' and
Land Products show. Mrs. Braden
was forced to remain at Portland
longer than she expected to on ac
count of the serious illness oi her
father, who has materially improved.
Mm Braden, as are all Polk county
people, is enthusiastic over having re
ceived second prize at the show. The
requirements at the land show and the
system of scoring was entirely diner
ent ithan at the state fair, and as this
county has not been represented at
the land show, Mrs. Braden s exhib
it was at a disadvantage in- compe
tition with the counties that knew the
Land show system. J. E. French, who
assisted Mrs. Braden, returned 'to
Portland last week to pack the exhib
its for return to Dallas, and the prize
winning grains, grasses and other
crops are stored here until next year
when Polk will again get into 'the
prize winning. Mrs. Braden says the
attendance of Polk county people was
not unusual, bu.t that there were a
great many eastern people. That fact
makes the Portland show very valu
able to the county for the purpose of
exhibiting her products.
Nation's Sweet Tooth Will Bo Edu
cated Thanksgiving Day.
A national honey day is the latest.
This year, it is Thanksgiving day
next Thursday. The association or
bee keepers for the United States,
and the dinerent state associations,
are behind the movement including
the Oregon State Bee Keepers' asso
ciation, whose secretary is Floyd M..
Smith of Dallas. The Oregon asso
ciation has had neat cards printed,
to be displayed by all grocers who
ane patriotic, with wording something
like this: ".National honey day! .No
vember 25th. Remember the. bee in
dustry' and enjoy the delicious and
healthful sweet on ithat day and from
then on. You grocer keeps it."
Most readers of newspapers will
remember an article published recent
ly, giving the record of several hun
dred people in the United btates, wlio
aie nearly or over 100 yeara old, and
it will be recalled that in many cases
these old people have been liberal
consumers of honey. So you should
celebrate honey day and Thanksgiv
ing day together, and leara to be
thankful and to grow to be 100 -years
old or over-. Perhaps if you make
honey day every day in 'the year, you
may live to be 200 yeai-s old, and to
enjoy good health all the time, and
be worth while in the world, which is
even more important .to you yourself
and to those who have to live with
M'SHEERY WANTS DIVORCE.
For 17,364,000 bushels of
wheat, valued $14,582,760.
For 15,456,000 bushels of
oats, valued $5,564,180.
For 4,788,000 bushels of bar
ley, valued $2,489,760.
For 713,000 bushels of corn,
6,120,000 bushels of pota
toes, valued $3,182,400.
For 1,040,000 bushels of ap
ples, valued $915,200.
For 556,000 bushels of pears,
For 1,741,000 tons of hay,
valued at $14,624,400.
For 62,000 tourists who
passed the state in 1915.
For 290,000 cases of canned
fruits, valued at $750,000.
For a record catch of sal
mon. Because business is better.
SHOULD HAVE QUALITY
FUNNY MAN STARTS RUMOR.
Story Afloat That Eastern Part of
County Would Cecede.
A silly rumor, which evidently had
its origin in the fertile brain of some
newspaper eonespondent whose greed
far coin of the realm overbalanced
his wisdom, is to the effect that be
cause of the condition of the inter-
county bridge, and the attitude of tlio
Couple Married Fourteen Years, Sep
arated by Booze.
Because of habitual gross dinnken-
ness, Lila May McSheery was forced
to leave her husband and return to
her parents on December 7, 1912.
Yesterday, her attorney, J. R. Sibley,
filed her divorce complaint, asking
separation from Hcston llcSheery, to
whom she was manned on .November
l(i, 1901. The couple were married at
Falls City and there ore no children
or proiierty rights in the contest for
separation. Mrs. McSheery asks the
restoration of her maiden name, Lila
Resolutions of Respect.
Whereas, in the death of Edward
Biddle, the city of Dallas lost a prom
And whereas, he was identified with
the city's work and growth for many
And whereas, he served the city
faithfully, and efficiently in the ca
pacity of both councilman and mayor
tor a number ot years, be it resolved :
That we, the mayor and council ot
the city of Dallas, humbly submit to
this divine call.
That we extend our deepest sym
pathv to the bereft.
That we highly appreciate his life
and labors, so helpf ul to our city.
Furthermore, be it resolved that
these resolutions be spread on the
minutes of the city records, and that
copies be sent to each of the city pa
pers for publication.
By request of the citv council,
M. B. YOUNG
J. L. SWEENEY,
Death of Miss Stronberg.
Miss Orrie Stronberg of Monmouth,
and who had been teaching the Air-
lie school this term, died at the home
of her parents last Friday, and the
body was taken east tor burial att-
services had been held over the re
mains. The cause of death was ty
phoid fever, from which Miss- Stron
berg had been suffering for about ten
days. She had a host, of friends in
Monmouth and Airlie, all of which
will learn with deep regret the infor
illation of her untimely passing.
TO EXCHANGE A horse, for cow,
pigs or huv. Apply J. A. Wiens,
1108 Stump street. Dallas. 70-3t
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
The Dallas National Bank, at Dallas, in the State of Oregon, at the
close of business on November 10, 1915.
Loans and discounts (except those shown on b) . . . . ,
Polk county court, a petition may be Oveidrafts, unsecured
circulated asking separation of that v g boU(,s (leposited to seclire circulation (par
pant of Polk county east1 of the tola , i '
hills and its annexation to Marion . vnll,e)
county. True it is that the farmers of Bonds ottier man u. . Donus pieugea 10 secure
postal savings deposits ,ouu.uu
that Bection of Polk county are great
ly inconvenienced by the unsate con
dition of the Salem bridge, but it is
also tine that the county court of
Polk county is doing those things
deemeil advisable to relieve the situa
tion, and it is probable that piovis-
10ns will be made lor the construc
tion of a new span. It has but re
cently been ascertained to a certainty
that the structure in question is dan
gerous, and it is a physical impossi
bility to build a bridge over night.
WATER FROM TEAL.
Creel Will Be Diverted for the City's
A permit has been granted by the
State Water board to falls City 1
divert from Teal creek.jnst above Kaii
City, water for use by the city. Falls
City has a gravity system, constructed
four years ago. Originally two springs
were used as the source ot supply.
Ihe flow was insufficient in the sum
mer time to supply the reservoir, and
the citizens suffered for lack ot woler
for irrigation purtoses. A year ago
a permit was procured to take water
from (ilaze creek to the reservoir.
With 'this additional supply. Kail
City suffered a shortage of water dur
ing the past summer, and at times tin
city was practically without Are protection.
Securities other than U. S. bonds (not including
stocks) owned unpledged , 31,581.36
Subscription to stock of Federal Reserve Bank. . . . 2,000.00
Less amount unpaid 1,000.00
Value of banking house (if unencumbered)
Real estate owned other than banking house
Net amount due from Federal Reserve Bank
Net amount due from approved reserve agents in
New York, Chicago and St. Louis 1,030.39
Net amount due from approved reserve agents in
other reserve cities 17,199.78
Net amount due from banks and bankers (other
than included in 10 or 11)
Other checks on banks in the same city or, town as
reporting bank -
Outside checks and other cash items. 13o.2j
Fractional currency, nickels and cents 220.89
Notes of other national banks
Lawful money reserve in bank:
Coin and certificates
Redemption fund with l S. Treasurer (not moie
than 5 er cent on circulation and due from
U. S. Treasurer
When making a Christmas gift the
first consideration should be quality.
You want to present father, mother,
brother, sister, sweetheart or friend
with something that will remain a
lasting token of your love or esteem
something that years hence will
freshen the memory of the recipient,
recall the pleasures of the 1915 Yulo-
tide season, and thus serve as a re
membrance of the giver. ,
The scriptures teach us that it is
more blessed to give than to receive;
and who has not found it so. But
would this scriptural contention ob
tain were the giver to burden his fel
low man with shoddy? Take for in
stance gifts of jewelry ana silver
ware : Brass in the former and pewter
in the latter may be lightly covered
with the highest quality of gold and
silver and made to appear as genuine,
but alas not for longl .A few weeks
or a few months reveal the secret
and disappointment fills the breast of
the once happy recipient and humilia
tion that of the person bestowing the
token of affection.
This sermon is intended to force
fully impress upon the minds of pur
chasers of Christmas gifts the impor
tance of making "quality" their
foremost thought, and to remind the
people of Folk county that this is a
"quality" store. .We have been in
business in Dallas 22 years, and dur
ing that time have never knowingly
misrepresented. We have a reputation
to maintain. Our several lines com
prise wares of national reputation
goods that are sold everyday over the
counters of the largest and most fa
mous jewelry houses of America
and we stand back of every article
that goes forth from this store to be
exactly as represented. If you buy
for solid or filled, full sterling or
plated, you know beforehand exactly
what you are paying for and what
you are getting.
Our 1915 holiday lines were nevci
more complete than at the present
time, and we most cordially invite
the public to call and inspect them
while the choice things remain. In
short, do your Christmas "shopping
early; make your selections, pay a
small deposit, and have them put safe
ly away for you until the day of giv
ing arrives. We shall take pleasure
in assisting you in anyway we can.
But accept our invitation to call,
whether you are ready to buy or not.
It is no trouble to show goods.
C. H. MORRIS,
Each the beat of ita data, 2
splendid grade at 2 different
"Thm Kind With thm Floeem
SOLD BY M
DALLAS MEAT COMPANY.
FOR SALE OR TRAD
PATRONIZE HOME MARKETS.
Capital stock paid in
Undivided profits 6.861.25
Less current expenses, interest and taxes paid 4,921.06
Circulating notes outstanding
Due to banks and bankers (Others than included in
28 or 29) .
Defunct Salem Bridge Forces Farm
ers to Sell in Polk.
On account of the unsatisfactory i Tn,i;vidiil dennsita subject to check
condition of the bridge odnectin ufi ot (Iep8it due in less than 30 days..
Polk county with Salem, fanners of- . , ,
Ihe Spring Valley section are Hnding1"r,'n',1 chwks
other ways of marketing their hogs.
sheep and other farm products. K.
M. Farmer of Rirkreall has been buy
ing stork (here, shipping from McCoy
to Portland. Among those delivering
hogs and sheep to Mr. Fanner at Mc
Coy were C. E. Higgin. T. K. Simp
son. V. D. Henry. J. F. Purvine. R.
C. Shepherd, C. W. Dancer and R.
1L Scott. Part of the bogs had been
promised to Salem dealers, but the
difficulty of getting them across tbe
bridge made a change necessary-
Dinner is Great Success.
The New England dinner at the
Piwbyterian church on Friday even
ing was an unqualified success both
Postal savings deposits.
Certificates of deposit..
State of Oregon, )
County of Polk, )s:
I. E. Hayter, Oshier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that
the above statement is tnie to the best of my knowledge and -belief.
E. HAYTER. Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 20th day of November, 1915.
E. K. PIASECKt, Notary Public.
Coneet Attest: B. H. M'CALLON
WELL IMPROVED 20 ACRES, 2
MILES FROM COTTAGE GROVE.
LEVEL ROAD TO TOWN, FINE
SPRING WATER PIPED INTO
HOUSE, CAN BE PIPED INTO
BARN; 3 ACRES BEARING ITAL
IAN PRUNES, FAMILY ORCHARD
IN BEARING. WILL SELL, TRADE
FOR RESIDENCE, OR LAND CLOS
ER TO WHERE I LIVE.
H. G. CAMPBELL
THE CELEBRATED BERG
Awarded Gold Medal
P.P.IE. San Francisco, 1915.
Ihe Strongest and nearest water-proof
shoes made. j
Loggers, Cruisers, Miners, Sportsmen:
Men's Comfort Dress Shoes j
Strong Shoes for Boys
THEO. BERGMANN SHOE MANU
FACTURING COMPANY I
621 Thurman St. Portland, Oregon
THE BERGMANN WATER-PROOF,
There is no such thing as
an "Edison Tone." There
is, in the New Edison, a
Bonci Tone, a Spalding
Tone, a Destinn Tone, an
Anna Case Tone each
separate and distinct;
each faithful to the dis
tinctive character of the
artist. But the New Edi
son has no tone of its
own. It is merely a par
feet vehicle for the repro
duction of the artist's
work. There is no for
eign sound, no "talking
machine" tone. Mr. Edi
son has eliminated all
these. Tbe music of the
New Edison is nothing
but the pure, unaltered,
life-like tone of the orig
inal artist. Come in and
hear your favorite record
nrl i.r An l,A Vanr TtJ;
nnwj vu ius .icn xjuiovu.
We will be glad to play it for yon without obligation.
J. C. UGLOW
609 MILL STREET
IT WAS ALU ON ACCOUNT OP A MISTAKE.
SAV. BUT HE'S l
ritAD! GEE WHIZI
1 TOBACCO f
, T II
JUDGE. I'LL BET SOMEBODV HAS TRICKED
Hit4). THAT S ORDINAR.V TOBACCO. AND
HE USES THE NEW CUT ML f
W-B CUT CHEWING MEANS MORE
IT COSTS LESS BECAUSE VOU
USE LESS, TOBACCO.
A LITTLE CHEW SATISFIES.
A MAN who uses only ordinary tobacco would probably never kick
if somebody changed brands on him.
But W-B CUT Chewing the Real Tobacco Chew, new cut, long shred
ia so different from ordinary tobacco, bo much more satisfying that
nothing can take its place with a man who knows.
Get pouch of W-B CUT Chew in and ive it a quality test. You flan tell
"Notice bow the salt brings out the rich tobacco taste"
Made br WEYMAN-BRUTON COMPANY, 50 Union Square, New York City
We Want You to , Buy It
and Try It
IF YOU ARE NOT USING DALLAS OR PERRYDALE FLOUR,
WE WANT YOU TO GIVE IT A TRIAL. WITH THE PARIOT
10 CO-OPERATION OF THE GROCERY MERCHANTS, WE
HAVE DECIDED TO MAKE IT WORTH YOUR WHILE TO TRY
OUT A HOME-MANUFACURED PRODUCT, BEGINNING SAT
URDAY, NOVEMBER 27 AND ENDING SATURDAY, DECEM
WE MAKE THIS BIG OFFER TO INDUCE PEOPLE TO
BUY A LOCAL PRODUCT. ALL FAIR-MINDED PEOPLE
WILL READILY SEE THAT THIS PRICE IS BELOW THE AC
TUAL COST OF PRODUCTION.
NEVER BEFORE HAS IHE WILLAMETTE VALLEY HAD
SUCH A FAVORABLE SEASON FOR WHEAT. THE BERRY BE
ING HARD, PLUMP. AND OF THE HIGHEST KNOWN QUAL
ITY FOR GOOD BREAD MAKING. WE WANT YOU TO TRY
IT AND BE CONVINCED.
REMEMBER, EVERY SACK WILL BE SOLD UNDER OUR
POSITIVE PERSONAL GUARANTEE. IF YOU ARE DISSAT
IS FIED, RETURN THE FLOUR, AND YOUR GROCER WILL
CHEERFULLY REFUND YOUR MONEY. THE ACTION OF
THESE LOCAL MERCHANTS IN BOOSTING A HOME PRO
DUCT WITHOUT PROFIT TO THEMSELVES IS HIGHLY COM
MENDABLE, AND WE SHALL STAND BEHIND THEM IN SEE
ING THAT, EVERY CUSTOMER IS SATISFIED.
HELP POLK COUNTY AND SAVE YOURSELF MONEY
BY TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THIS LIBERAL OFFER. ORDER
A SACK TODAY.