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About Polk County observer. (Monmouth, Polk County, Or.) 1888-1927 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1915)
II Po County Brieflets
Greenwood, Dec. 14 The writer
learned last Saturday with profound
regret of the death of Rtiiert Le
man at Sacramento, California. Mr.
Leman was at one time a resident of
Dallas for several years. The writer
and Mr. Leman were cousins and shot
wild geese and ducks for the ban
Francisco markets on Grand Island,
The Parent-Teacher association of
Greenwood school held its first regu
lar meeting at the school house Inst
Saturday evening. There were nine
new members added. After the regu
lar meeting a splendid program was
rendered by some or the pupils, ar
ter which cake and coffee were sold
and a royal good time enjoyed by all
present. The proceeds of the cake
and coffee sale amounted to $7.30,
which will be used for getting Christ
mas presents for the school children,
as the school will have a Christmas
tree and a program.
Miss Minnie Brown is on the sick
list, and is unable to -at tend school.
Roy Martin and Loren Byrely are
clearing land for Jim Huntley.
Ed. Brown motored to indepen
dence last Wednesday on business.
Mrs. A. W. Vernon and Mrs. I. G.
Aerhart visited Mrs. Lettie Huntley
Mrs. Simons of Salem is reported
to be very low. Mrs. Simons hns
many friends and relatives in this
Seth Fawk was a passenger to the
capital city last week.
J. T. Huntley received some Vroo
man English walnut trees from Hills
boro last week, which he set out in a
Mrs. J. T. Huntley, our efficient
school clerk, attended the school
board convention at the county seat.
Gus Larson of Oak Grove was a
capital citv visitor last week.
The ladies of this vicinity have or
ganized a club known as the Green
wood Patchwork club, which is doing
some excellent work. They now have
what is known as the latest very
latest fashions, which they discuss
very freely, but in such a way out
siders are left completely bewildered
and in the darkness.
Theodore Becker and wife of Castle
Rock, Wash. , are making an extended
visit with Mr. Becker's parents, and
other relatives at this place.
Mr. and Mrs. Rov Bigelow and Mr.
and Mrs. J. T. Huntley visited our
school Inst week.
Miss Myrtle Brown of Rickreall is
making an extended visit at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. John Young.
Rov Martin, who hns been over at
Newport for the past month, returned
home last week looking fine and
A carload of lumber was run on the
siding here Inst week for Willinm
Steel, who is building a house on the
Dr. Butler place.
Mike Becker was a Salem trader
Little Gordon Huntlev is on the
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Tracy of Port
land are visiting with Mrs. Tracey's
brother and family, Joe Rogers.
J. T. Huntley and son, Gordon, and
J. O. Archart drove to Dallas last
Stock buyers are more plentiful in
this vicinity than fat stock is.
Mr. Sanderson is working at Rickre
all. Frank Martin is working on the big
Mr. Alhin Becker, one of Green
wood's popular young men, captured
one of Oak Point's accomplished
young belles. Miss Emma Montgom
ery. They were married last Saturday.
On returning from their honeymoon
fliey Received congratulations from
their many friends. A long, happy,
prosperous wedded life is the sincere
wish of the wrilcr.
Ralph Martin was a capital busi
ness visitor last week.
Miss Eva Martin has returned
home after several days' visiting with
her sister. Miss Clara, at Coravllis.
Greenwood has a tnlented signer in
little Lavanglen Bigelow. less than
five years of age. She sang two solos
at the school entertainment last Sat-
nrday evening. Little Lavanglen is
certainly a child wonder, having a
Beautiful sweet but powerful voice
for one of her age.
ious for Supervisor Parsons or Super
intendent Seymour to come out and
give them the twelfth star, and the
standard pennant as they have been
working to get it before Christmas.
The Antioch school has had 64 vis
itors since October 4.
J. E. Allen and Mr. Walter John
son built the schoolhouse porch.
Mrs. Wanda Fenton, the Antioch
teacher, attended the institute at In
dependence last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Bursell, Mr. and
Mrs. C. Nelson and daughter Bessie
attended the grange in Monmouth
Henry Larsen, son of Mr. and Mrs.
John Larsen, had the misfortune to
break his arm last week.
Mr. Wm. Riddell and son Edward
attended the stock show in Portland
Robert and Martin Austin and Mr.
Johnson made a trip to Kings Valley
last week and brought home several
hundred head of sheep.
Miss Mary Padden is taking the
teachers' examination in Dallas this
Mr. Lester Riddell and sister Mable
have returned from a ten days' visit
at the coast.
J. D. Holman and family spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. t. K. Hull at
Hull's spring ranch.
Mr. Bowman of Central Oregon has
moved his family on Drs. Staats and
Bollman's farm of Pleasant valley.
Miss Marjorie Holman spent 'he
week-end with her parents of Pleas
Wm. Schroeader has moved to
North Dallas to make his home.
Arthur Moore will leave for Tilla
mook on business, in a few days.
Miss Mary Padden Bpent Sunday
at the home of C. Nelson and family.
John Bogynski of Washington ar
rived home last week for a visit with
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Douglas of
Wells, Oregon, visited from Thursdiy
to Saturday with their daughter and
son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Standard were Sun
day callers at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Smith.
Arthur Moore of Mistletoe spent
several days last week as listing in
the inventory of the stock of goods
at Monmouth which Mayor Johnson
recently sold to Mr. Walker of Huell.
Mrs. Wm. Bogynski of Mistletoe,
who has been seriously ill at the home
of her daughter in Salem, is improv
Mr. J. F. Smith killed a fine veal
last week, and delivered it to Dallas.
w -Homos nf McCoy Saturday night,
C. H. Farmer was shipping hogs to
M. F. White and son Homer were
Dallas callers Saturday.
Miss Irene Molander, our teacher,
and Miss Carrie Dahm, Oak Point's
teacher, were Independence business
visitois last Saturday.
Albin George and Mabel Becker
and Miss Emma Montgomery were
Dallas visitors last Saturday.
Johnnie Walker has been hauling
sand, gravel and bricks for William
C. H. Farmer attended the stock
show in Portland last week.
A. M. Holmes lias been spending
several days in Dallas.
Cass Riggs returned home from
Antioch, December 15 The plate
social given by the teacher and pa
trons of District 30 was very much
of a success. The money raised will
buy candy and nuts for the Christmas
tree, to be given December 23 at An
tioch. The pupils will render a short
program with the aid of the teacher.
A great many improvement in the
school have been made since the be
ginning of the year, all but one star
has been given us and the children
bare earned the twelfth by raking up
all of the leaves these few beautiful
days. A roof will be built over the
school house porch to keep the rair
out. The lumber has been hauled.
Miss Minnie Wonders is expected
home for Christmas. Miss Wunder
is teaching in Eastern Oregon, near
There are thirty-eight pupils en
rolled at Antioch this term, with all
trades but one.
Toe pupils of Antioch are very anx-
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Tice returned
to their home Wednesdny after a sev
eral days' visit at the Shiplev home.
John Dove, a former resident of
this county and Benton county, but
now residing in Canada, is visiting his
Fall sown grain in this vicinity is
looking quite thrifty.
Mr. lown is having considerable
fir wood cut. Welch and Codv are
doing the work.
K. XL Bosley has set a new record.
He and Doc. Egleston and three sons
went skunk hunting Saturday and got
five out of one tree. His neighbors
have not quarantined him yet.
James short has been in Portland
on business for the past week.
Mrs. J. D. Howsman has recovered
her usual health.
There was a fair attendance at the
Literary society Friday evening.
Miss Kiiby Kasmussen attended the
institute at Independence Saturday.
Miss I'orter, a .Normal school stu
dent, visited Miss Rasmussen Friday
W. M. Fishhack is reported on the
road to recovery from the injuries he
sustained in a fall recently.
During the recent heavy rains a
landslide on the south slope of Mt.
Wimple almost blockaded the road.
It has been cleared away anil but lit
tle damage was done. The roads in
that vicinity are getting very miry.
Our road supervisor, J. A. Tether
ow, was viewing our mud holes one
day the past week.
John Yeater visited Monmouth
Mr. Bosley is improvine the time
this wet weather cutting his next win
Mi Pearl Dennett was a Dallas
visitor the first of the week.
Quite a number from this neighbor
hood attended the basketball game
at Rickreall Friday night.
Homer White of Walla Walla ar
rived here on Thursday of last week
and is spending a few davs with his
father, M. F. White. His" family ex
pects to arrive here during the pres
Mrs. O. C. Smith went to Corvallis
Friday to aee her brother, Dow Coul
ter, who i seriously ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Meyer and daugh
ter of Smithfield were Sunday visitors
at Kaner Trent 'a.
Bill Elting and Barnum Shreere of
Dallas were eallera here Saturday
Milton Hamilton arrived home last
week after spending a few months in
Quite a number from this neichbor-
F. J. Bissell and Richard Clnnfield
shipped several veal to Portland Wed
nesday. Earl Sampson has been working for
W. H. Morris at Broadmead.
Mr. Jones and Mr. Price, old neigh
bors of W. B. Bowman in Eastern
Oregon, were visiting him this week.
The high school students did not
give their play Friday night, one of
the players having been sick, but will
give it Thursday night.
The Odd Fellows are making ar
rangements for the installation of
their officers and a supper for them
selves and families at their meeting,
the first Wednesday in January.
Frank Maness, Henry Butler and Pe
ter Price are the committee.
Mrs. Annie West of Willamina vis
ited at the home of her brother, Hen
ry Butler, Thursday night, while on
her way to North Dallas to visit her
daughter, Mrs. Mattie Janes.
Mrs. T. J. Short attended the thir
tieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. Abe Woods at Sheridan Thursday.
Zebedee Smith, formerly of this
place, died at his home at Dayton
Friday, death being due to paralysis.
The funeral and burial occurred there
Saturday. His wife, two sons and
five daughters survive him. .
Mr. l)e Long had eight fine cows
condemned for tuberculosis this week.
T. J. Newbill, who is engaged in ed
ucational work in the state of Wash
ington, visited his mother here a few
days during the week.
C. L. (rilson and Norman Bamett
gave a shooting match on the former's
farm near town Saturday.
Mrs. 1. J. Short gave a progressive
rive Hundred party at her home here
Saturday night in honor of Miss Au
drey Dennison of McMinnville, who
has been visiting there. Capital and
booby prizes were awarded, the for
mer going to Carl Gregg and Miss
Doris Ball and the latter to Gerald
Tillery and Miss Dennison, after
which the tables were cleared and
light refreshments were served. The
occasion was enjoyed by all those
present. Those present were as fol
lows: Misses Audrey Dennison, Dor
is Ball, Zelma Butler, Mildred, Marie
and Emily Short. Frank Willers, Carl
Gregg. Orval Harris, Isom Ken-
worthy, Jay Sechrist, Lawrence New
bill, Percy Haynes, Rov Allen. Ger
ald Tillery, Richard Short, Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Reece and little daughter.
Evelyn, and Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Short.
Herbert Povnter was in McMinn
ville on business Saturday.
A. M. Tillery and son. Gerald. Pro.
fessor J, B. Hatch, W. R. Gregg, Hen
ry Butler and Miss Doris Ball werp
Sheridan visitors Saturday.
v .H. Sears, who has been quite
sick fhe past week is improving.
G. W. Newbill. Bert Brooks and G.
H. Ball and son Chester attended Elks
lorlge at McMinnville Thursday night.
The little son of Mr. Rose, who
lives in the Albert Yocom house, is
quite sick with pneumonia.
The public school teachers are mak
ing preparations to give a Christmas
program at the W. 0. W. hall Christ
The chance of a lifetime to buy Strictly High-Grade Framed I
Pictures at Eastern Wholesale Prices. I
Owing to the fact that our room is limited, and
that we desire to devote more space to our steadily
growing stationery business, we are selling many
of our larger FRAMED PICTURES at cost, or
We are not going out of the picture business,
but are reducing our stock to make room for more
stationery and office furniture.
You will never have another opportunity like
this to buy FRAMED PICTURES at Eastern
wholesalers' prices. We have hundreds of pic
tures ranging in price from 25 cento to fl
member, these are not cheap factoiy-nl
but are high-grade works of art. Nearly
ture is signed by the artist. f
No gift fa more appropriate than finer
ED PICTURE. Jt will hang on your
as a constant reminder of your iIk'
Make your friends happy and uT
money by buying them a FRAMED Pir
HAYTER'S : BOOK : STO
The Store Where a Little Money Will Buy Many Gifts. I
pect to hold a union watch night meet-1 preacher was in AVasliington at the
peu iu u .wt to I me. and could not be there for the
1112 JNW It'ttl B eve. ..r-- .: . ,
have a surprise for all.
T T .tpn mid wife of Independence
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. ('. C.
The citizens of Monmouth met Mon
day evening and nominated the fol
lowing ticket to be voted on the last
Monday in this month. For mayor,
J L." Mm-dock; recorder, Walter
Brown: conncilmen, D. M. Hampton
and John Riddle; treasurer, William
Smith; marshal, the present encum
bent, Frank Morelnnd.
Arthur Tallman hns three cows and
is going into the dairy business in
fiuy Hewitt was in town Monday
Saturday being Graiue day. the
farmers and' their goo 1 wives cniue
flocking into town, loaded down with
good things to eat.
The Evangelical people arc going
to have a Christmas tree next Thnrs
The bazaar held last Saturday by
the Ladies' Aid society of the Evan
gelical church was a grand success fi
nancially. James Short, west of town, came lo
Monmouth Tuesday with his fine span
of black horses and fine covered car
riage and slopped in front ot the
creamery. His horses became fright
ened at something, running away and
doing considerable damage.
Mrs. Ogsly's son lost a line pony
Monday night from lung fever.
Otto Hansen of Salem was a caller
Mr. and Mrs. Will Davidson of Salem
attended grange here Saturday.
Charley Mangus was hauling more
lumber last week for Seth Fawk, who
is building a barn.
I. A. Allen was a Salem caller the
middle of last week.
W. W. Fawk took so-ne hogs to Mc
Coy Monday for Hugh Farmer to
Mr. and Mrs. Pardo were Rickrenll
Vern Kraber of Dallas called here
R. J. Williamson and family and
F. M. Edgar and family Bpent," Sun
day at J. W. Edgar's.
A goodly crowd was in attendance
at the grange her Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Burghett of Hepner.
Eastern Oregon, are visiting their
daughter, who is attending the Nor
mal. P. E. Chase left Monday for his
home at Lake. Lake mnniv r.i
em Oreeon. His wife will visit rela
tives in Monmouth during the winter.
Albert Tetherow and wife of Lnek
amute were in town on business Mon
day. C. E. Herren sold a nice lot of pota
toes for a dollar a hundred.
The different churches in town ex-
Word has been received from the
Durling family, who moved from here
to Idaho about five years ago, thnt
they are going to move from there to
Washington, as they do not like the
severe cold weather there.
. Mrs. X. Hughes spent several clays
in" Dallas with her daughter. Mrs.
Newton Guy last week.
Jim Robinson of Falls Citv has
moved his family to the Lloyd Smith
place .Mr. and Mrs. Roy McDonald
visited Dallas Monday.
Thos Card is building a road from
his house to his wood saw, which runs
by water power from the creek on the
western part of his place.
Bruce and M. 1). Miller lire plow
ing their big prime and walnut or
chard. Mrs. Thos. Card was quite sick with
a billions attack this week.
Mrs. Oeorge Robinson ran the end
of a crochet hook in her finger a few
days ago. It was only a slight wound,
but inflammation set in and she has
been having a very painful finger.
ne is a little better at this writing.
EI rov Jackson set three trans in
Benr Hollow and caught a chipmunk.
a house rat and Mr. Manton s dog.
He'll be catching some of the negh-
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Smith visited
at Jim Hubbard's Sunday
Jim Hubbard and Thos. Wright a -e
grubbing for Jim.
Mrs. W. L. Skipton of Salem visit
ed Mrs. John Farley Tuesday.
C Lentz- spent the week-end with
his family. Mr. I,entz is a street car
conductor in Portland.
Leonard New of Portland is visit
ing his uncle. W. R. New.
"" W; Kenney is trying the experi
ment of blasting holes to set his fruit
trees in He expects to set six or sev
en hundred cherry trees in this wav.
Ben Miller, wife and little daugh
ter visited relatives in Salem over
H. ilyre of Garden Garden Road.
Manon county, nnirh.uj f
Brothers. Salem, the thirty-acre fruit
.....urny Belonging to Msrion
I utnam and is moving his family to
their new home.
Seven of the surroundinn- n;o.Mw.
are cutting wood.
Mrs. John Dioltm j i.
Y?r. u ""ugnier.
Elaheth. were recent visitor, with
Mrs. r.J. Heinnch near Dallas
Ihe omithfielil .hw.i i.:ij .
the Sunday school -,li ' " i
. i"-k: ,. ' "i nave
Key. j. p. vnfMt ,, . .
Pratnm. e.st of S. . to hold a ser?
nn for. Mr. Meyer. .TW
Beriiiee Wicklander is going fo
Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer of Dal
las were in this neighborhood Tues
day. Peter Neufeldt was here over Sun
day, and returned to Portland Sunday
afternoon. He is not well.
Jacob Kliewer, son of John Kliew
er, is quite sick with the la gripi.
Avin Brown is doing quit '
plowing on the McCrowtm
J. P; Neufeldt and Jolt
were Salem visitors Tunic
The Christmas vacation j;;
with a spell of chilly wenb:-
Mrs. J. F. Ulrica and diir
temled the institute at Us
Miss Jeffries and MiaTt'i '
tended the institute Saltinli
Dreamins of Christm
IS ALL VERT WELL, BUT IF YOU CANNOT I .
DECIDE ON WHAT TO GIVE, JUST SLIP ON Y0USH1
AND COAT AND TAKE A STROLL DOWN OUR WAT11
LOOK OVER OUR SHOW WINDOW DISPLAY!
THEY ARE FULL TO OVERFLOWING WITH THB S
OF ARTICLES THAT MORE THAN EVER BEFOEI, ..
BE USED FOR GIFT-GIVING THIS CHRISTMAS.
COMMON-SENSE AND USEFUL ARTICLES r
WILL BE THE FAD THIS YEAR NOT THE KINDTHi
WILL HAVE NO VALUE THE DAY AFTER CHRIST
WHILE YOU ARE SITTING DOWN COMFORTABLE
YOUR BIG ARMCHAIR, GENTLE READER, KTOHU
SCAN THE FOLLOWING LIST OF SUGGESTIONS";!
IT WILL AID YOU IN MAKING UP YOUR MOT f
WHAT TO GIVE AND WHERE TO FIND IT: f
POCKET KNIVES, MANICURE SETS
FINE SCISSORS AND SHEARS I
SAFETY RAZORS ALL THE LEADING MAKES.
HAND RAZORS, BRUSHES AND STROPS ii.
FINE CARVERS, GAME CARVERS
GAME SHEARS f
CHAFING DISHES, BAKING DISHES
SILVER PLATES, TABLE CUTLERY
CHESTS AND CABINETS OF TOOLS f
From $5.00 to ssn no I
WORK BENCHES, SCROLL SAWS
DRAWING TOOLS, CARVING TOOLS
TOOLS FOR THE AUTOMOBILE
HIGH-GRADE ALUMINUM WARE
HIGH-GRADE FISHING TACKLE
r. J11 SHOTGUNS AND RIFLES
FOOT BALLS, HAND BALLS, BASKET BAB
BOYS' WAGONS, HANDCARS
OVERLAND WAGONS, SLEDS
ETC, ETC, ETC.
323-325 Main Street Phone 108. f