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About Polk County observer. (Monmouth, Polk County, Or.) 1888-1927 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 28, 1915)
THE POLK COUNTY OBSERVES. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 88, 1915.
DOINGS IN POLK COUNTY
Personal Paragraphs Pertaining
Movements of People Whom
You All Know.
Cartoon of Truancy.
"Certain cartoonists," says a writer
In Cartoons Magazine, "hate been tak
m tn tiisk for Dicturlne with too al-
,. luring a pencil the Joys of going bare
STORIES BY THE OBSERVER B Ioot gUmmer( of hunting Indians,
MAnnVianAimVWTQ 1 1 ... I . innla troi.a whon til OV
snouia nave uecu m buuwi biuuiub.
rrhofi- wnrk la an Invitation to the
to small boy to play truant, especially
when the biras are singing ana me
sun is shining and a dog companion
clamors for an excursion over hill and
dale. Enter the plea 'Guilty!'
"Wtin wnnlrl paro tn hn the owner of
a small boy who when the red gods
called wouldn't roiiow, wno woman i
nppnalnnnllv stenl awav from school
and come back bramble scratched and
sunburned? Any boy whose name is
Johnnie and not Archibald or Ferdi
nand will nppri no invitation to run
after the pied piper of happiness and
seek relief from tue eternal tnree
under the willows or in forbidden ap
ple orchards. Given a golden day,- the
smell of summer In the air, a soutn
wind, a schoolroom, no more than Iron
bars, can a prison make. Nobody but
an old fashioned schoolmaster would
expect a 'feller' to be proper always."
Mr. Elzo Vincent was in McMinn
ville iast week purchasing his Christ
mas gifts before the rush. Later m
the week he was in Rickrcall visiting
Miss' Mildred Butteriok visited
friends in Amity last week.
The turkey shoot given by Henry
Domes aib his farm was well attend
ed, expert shots from Independence,
Salem, Amity and Perrydale coming
out in large number. Ray Lacey of
Independence won the turkey offered
for the highest average, which was
857. Several others gave him a close
race. The poorest shot was to receive
a turkey, but there being so many
competitors for this prize, it has not
been decided as far as the writer
The dance given at the McCoy hall
was well attended, all reporting a
Mrs. L. A. Williamson has just re
turned from Forest Grove after visit
ing a week there.
Henry Domes, Roy Gilbert and
Walter Domes motored to Salem last
week on business.
James K. Sears has just returned
from McMinnville after a week's vis
it home to spend the holidays.
Mr. Lorus E. Wulftmdinger, the
McCoy electrical store house foreman,
has left for his home in Oakland,
California, where he plans visiting his
relatives and future wife, whom he
marries this year. While he is gone,
Roy Gilbert is looking after ttie store
The Bethel school Christinas tree
given at Bethel hint week was well
nllondf..! A fine iirfHrrn.m. y'iven hv
the primary and intermediate pupils
was rendered. rne parenxs ui me
scholars were out in large numbers.
Vernon Romig, an 0. A.' C. student
is sending the holidays with his par
ents near McCoy.
C.....! nP tha hnva ivF McCnv wpnt
to Perrydale last week to see a game
or basketball Between rerryuaie aim
"nullna Kiif nw'uur to t'llfl fll.ilnrp of
Dallas' coming to play, they were dis
appointed and angry.
M'i R: T.. Smuck visited her son
and daughter of Rogue River last
The entertainment given at McCoy
Thursday evening was very goou, nu
pervisoV Parsons showing some indus
trial club work pictures. All report
a A a fin) I imh
Frank Kyezinskyi and Miss Mitteh-w-pt-p
Pprrvdiilo visitors last week.
Miss Mild'ren Linke and1 Bertha
Hillman were Bethel visitors during
Mr. Frank Shafer visited friends
in Tnllna lfwt wpplc.
Mr. Fletcher, the McCoy school
teacher, visited his parents at Buell
liming (he holidays.
Mr. Z. Batoiirney had a close call
Wednesday of last week while falling
timber for Gilo, on the logging road
right of way. A limb about five
inches through from a falling tree
struck him on the shoulder inflicting
a very painful wound.
The Falls City Commercial club
lias purchased five hundred copies of
" the Salem Statesman, which has one
page devoted to the interests of Falls
Citv. These copies will be sent to
people living in the east.
The steady growth of the high
olinnl will soon reouire an added
teacher unless some means can be
devised to use the present teaching
force to a greater advantage.
The Falls City Lumber company's
iWk horses were brought in from
the country last Saturday. News.
We have no true stork In this coun
try, but we have the ibis, which De-
longs to the stork family. This bird.
which breeds In the far soutnern states,
often goes as far north as Indiana,
fnr it in n hlrd of lone and easy flight.
standing thirty or thirty-one inches in
its length of body. Its plumage is
white, but wings and tall are black.
It is considered a bird of gentleness
and good nature, associating with
ducks, geese and other water fowl on
The white stork or Europe migrates
to Africa in winter. It comes and goes
in ingt flocks, returning year after
year to Denmark, Germany and other
parts of central Europe, wnere iuo
wplcompd and Drotected on
account of their value as scavengers.
The common name for tne stora m
tTniinnri mpnna "the brlneer of gooa.
and in that country, as well as in Den
mark, the people believe that gooa
luck will attend the house on which
the stork has built its nest Savannah
Because it is as useful in peace as In
war the Spanish American machete has
a distinction of Its own as a weapon.
It la a sword, spade, hedging bill, ax.
hatchet and pruning knife. It is first
cousin to the United states cavauj
.!.. anri aimnfif pvprv male in Span
ish American countries above the age
of childhood carries one. 'iue mDorer
carries it to cut sugar cane, prepare
firewood and trench ground for his
crop. The horseman wears it to cut
bis way. through woodlands during
Journeys over rough country. The hi
dalgo wears it with silvered hilt and
tasseled scabbard. His humbler neigh
bor is content to carry it bare and bill
ed with horni wood or leather. The
machete is made In about thirty differ
ent forms, and the" tlade varies in
length from ten to twenty hichesV U
may be blunt, pointed, curved of
straight, broad or narrow. The favor
ite with the laborer is or meaium
length, with unornamented handle and
broad, straight blade. Boston Herald.
Tonsil and Rheumatism.
Rheumatism in its many forms is,
according to Dr. Seymour Taylor, the
famous British specialist, the most
dangerous disease with which physi
cians have to deal, more aaugerous
than even tuberculosis, cancer or blood
disease. He notes that 70 per cent oi
young patients who are the victims of
acute rheumatism also suffer from dis
eased tonsils and asserts that "rheu
matism affecting young children ot
adolescents leaves mitral stenosis (con
traction of the mitral valve or me
heart) as its most frequent ana crip
pling valvular affection." New York
A Possible Retraction.
T hpar vou are having a 'take it
back" campaign in this town."
'Yes" admitted the riunKvuie ciu-
aen. Have you Dorroweu buum:i.u"jis
ht von have failed to return?"
nh nn i want to see a man who
called me a liar about three years ago."
llv hold .about iO
ounces of liquid each; teacups about
fl rftnnUM- win A C-lilfiSPfl 2 OUllCeSl 8
tablespoon y2 ounce ; a dessert spoon,
O ilnma onrl H hPflSnOOn. 1 dr&Ul.
Generally speaking, a man of 50
Af on has elpnt. 8000 davs.
worked 6500 days, walked 800 days,
amused himself 4000 days, eaten 1500
d.n .ml kpn sick 500 finva. He has
eaten 17,000 pounds of bread, 16.000
pounds of meat, pounos or vege
tables, eggs and fish, and drunk in all,
TOOn millnna f liniliH.
A rank growth of weeds becomes
an asset when plowed under before
they make seed.
Every time a 15-inch gun is fired a
bale of eotton weighing 500 pounds
is blown away.
So many horses have been comman
deered in Germany that oxen are be
ing used for plowing.
. On the average farm a flock of 100
to 150 hens is more easily made prof
itable than one of a thousand.
A single projectile from a. 15-inch
naval gun weighs 1950 pounds.
The hawks-bill turtle, from which
commercial tortise-shell of high (Trade
is obtained, is extremely plentiful
along the northwestern coast of West
Imitation ivory is obtained from
the nnt of a kind of palm which grows
in South America.
The total leneth of the wood's rail
wars estimated at 500,000 miles.
The only fault I have to find with
Kippers is that he has an exaggerated
idea of his own importance."
"I hadn't noticed it"
"But it's a fact Why, he thinks
he's the only man on earth who could
have married Mrs. Kippers." Bir
"So you were driven out of the the
atrical profession by the movies?"
asked the sympathetic old lady. "How
did that happen?"
"You see. ma'am," replied the truth
ful tntnn "there ain't much of a de
mand for stage hands these days."
Tii Rollulnn school netted $16 from
its recent dramatic entertainment.
Little Lillie Donng ot tsaiiston siu
e j n;nf,il aniflpnt. when she fell
Leicu ptu"tui ... . -
on a stick and cut a gash in one ot her
eyelids. It was a close call to losing
aneve- .., - n.ll
Roy .Newell, lormeriy oi uwiaiuu,
was recently married in Washington.
The Ballston and Willamina rail
road sections have been consolidated,
with headquarters at Sheridan.
A Willamette college yumi-ei,
give an. entertainment as oansiu"
January 7. . .
Albert Ruge has rented his Spring
Valley farm and moved his family to
West Salem. .
Mr. and Mrs. William ustrantier ui
Pedee are rejoicing over the arrival
of a son. , ,
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Loekie of Rick
reall are awav on a trip through Cal
ifornia, . '
Rev. Burns concluded a success! ui
series of religious meetings at) Rick-
reall last Friday.
The Christmas exercises an remy
dale last Thursday were largely at
tended. They were by the schools and
churches. , 1 , , ,
The Artisans of Airlie have etectea
the following officers for the ensuing
term: Master Artisan, J. F. Ulncn;
superintendent, Clyde Turner; secre
tary, J. F. Wienert; treasurer, Loren
Cooper. . , .... iT.
The Social flour cmn oi rmeiia v io
ta will entertain ait Oddfellows' hall
next Friday evening. A supper will
also be served at the gymnasium
TKft TVfofit,rtltt of Bnena vista had
a Christmas tree and a splendid pro
gram last Friday night. i
Mr. and Mrs. J. -laimwi- ui i ii
rSHr .iniitemiilflte a. two months' visit
in the east after Nc-w Years. ' -
Twin boys were recently bom, to
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Smitlh of West
Salem. . ?
ANOTHER LIQUOR RULING., '
DmVi riannot. Collect Drafts i for
Shipments of. Booze. i
H- QMo.r rliutlrift nt.tnrnpv of
Polk county, has been advisedy AH
toi-hey-Ueneral ueorge m. piwii m
Salem, that it is a misdemeanor, u-
il..-. nl.ll.;t:r.n laift wTllh
ner lire new iiivruiuiin. '; "
becomes effective throughout UmS state
January 1, 1016, for any banki m-
j4..;t.,al firm nr Agsoci&tjinn to ?pre-
sent and collect any draft, Mil of
exchange or order tor pnvaaent or
t ilinM. -JrttT of ex
change or order is atlaehled ' bill of
lading or order tor Biwxicaung u
This applies whctltfr the shipment
: ,i wrUi, T-pfri(t tA tihp restric-
tions as to quantify m section a or
ooo Mr Tirnin in his ouinion re
ceived by the looal district attorney.
While a mercliant can Keep oeer oi
whiskey in his store for his own use.
ut. nt fUuuV-minprnl wonlll not iadvise
liim'to do so, he says, in view of the
provisions of the law making snen
taaaauinn nrima facie evidence of a
violation ot the promintion law.
TO VftlTll BTftMAiTrT
CLOOGED WITH wasmi
Conrad Stafrin Guarantees to Return
the Money if Mi-o-na uoes
Knt Rellflvn Yon.
Tf b nlpaanrp to apII a. medicine
whpn mv customers come in after
ward and tell me how much good it
i,o Ar.o Hipm." said Conrad Staf-
,.: .junior dnio-srist to a Polk
Count v Observer man, "and that is
whv I like to sell and recommend Mi-
o-na, the dyspspsia remedy, i nave
fo'itli in this article that I
.. frt cniamntpp it in the fu
ture, and will return uie money
any purchaser or jn-o-na wuuiu n
j' r,t hoin That mav seem rash
but my customers have said so many
good words in its favor that I do not
expect to have many packages return
ed. . ,
lnunna n-lin Ima dvsnsnsia. whose
food does not digest well, and who
i.na i toL-a thoiif- it. na rn wnai n vin
eat, and when, can leave :m cents de
posit at mv store and taue nome a
box of Mi-o-na and if the remedy does
not regulate his digestion and help
his dyspsps1' ue can wiuiuraw
This shows great taith in the merit
of Mi-o-na. It is really a most un
usual medicine and the rapid increase
CnnraH Stafrin intro
duced it in Dallas shows that it does
all that it is claimed to do relieves
drspepsia, regulates digestion and en
ables those who use it to eat just
what thev want with no tear or trou
ble after. D28-J4
Dry 16-in. Slabwood
Per Load CASH
THE CELEBRATED BERG-
MANN SHOE ,
The Doctrine of Chance.
tr V7-a rnnr father very angry
when you told him of our engagement?
Sh Not narticular v. tie saia oe uu
been rather fortunate in the stock mar
ket of late and figured It was aDoui
Hm for his luck to turn. Richmond
REMEDIES ARE THE BEST
HEALING AGENTS KNOWN
FOR DISEASES OF HORSES,
CATTLE, HOGS, SHEEP AND
Dr. Korineck's Tonics
MAKE BETTER LIVESTOCK
FOR SALE BY
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1-". 0 ,
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THE BERGMANN WATER-PROOF
Send It By Parcel Post
Bend ua your laundry by parcel pot
The ruial carrier is now authorised to
transact this business. It costs but a
few cents. We'll return it promptly
DALLAS STEAM LAUNDRY.
Each th but of it clan. 2
tplendid gradet at 2 diffmnt
"Th, Kind With Ik.
DALLAS MEAT COMPANY.
Observer want ads. do the bit
"Jigga is a rather unnsuai eharac
-He certainly la. For a fact. Us
relatives are a welcome at hia bouse
aa hia friends. "-Buffalo Express.
The only knowledge that a man has
k the knowledge that a can we.
Dallas to Meet Silverton.
On January 25 a rank team from
n.,n. i.-r,;,ri,i of Pvthias lodge
will go to Salem there to compete with
a similar team trom ouverton
DO YOU LIKE HONEYT
t ... r,-.,,f nnnnA case lots at
wholesale" prices, cash, or exchange
for vonr grain, ana omer h1""
n..t T ..n n. Flovd E. Smith, 619
Washington street, phone 1303.
Titlf MORTGAGE LOANS.
Write to o about terms, stating
value of farm, location, ere.
rr . aHrM. HI' rnflnn ryt.
iruKPiiiBi. " -
FEAR GRAY, Portland, Ore.
Virftni Hniil further notice the
Derry warehonso will be operated on
Thnrsday, fnday ana oaiuruav unij
of nwk. 83-5 1.
O. A. C.
FARMERS' AND HOME-MAKERS' WEEK
and RURAL LIFE CONFERENCES
January 3 to 8, I9'
Llw Informnllon, Pnclktl Help for UM Hem.
the Firm, Ihe Community.
ConTnitiotia of Oreon'l GrctMt lodurtrie.
Conference, on Oregon'. MoViUl Problem.
.t,4 nMtnle attradd Ut Tr. It to
real piacr w ni ' "La
thinkers mnd live thought, good
worker, and food work,
WINTER SHORT COURSE
January 10 to February 4, 1916
A Practical Agricultural Course in Nut SkclL
iJve...A. it. Arlnal Work of
the harm nd Uoiuenold.
Conne. I. FmllT AISINO, FAItM COM
POULTRY RAISING. GARDKNING, COOK
ING SHWING. HOUSEHOLD ARTS. HOME
NURSING BUSINESS METHODS. ROAD
BU11 DING FARM ENGINEERING, RURAL
Oormponlenct Conrje. Withort TwUee.
Eipert Inruclioo in Miuie.
Reduced railroad rateL
Wwr Trornn write to Th. Mf tt"
" " -
C THE QQOP JUDGE OIVE8 FIR8T Af
.liini-.F TU AT FF1 LOW CftUSHT
MS OFF WW GUARD rHT ME IN THE
kEyE AND STOLE MV POUCH OF
W-B CUTTHE NEWf
ra THEN TAKE SOME OF I 5
CHEW. ( I Vt rime Ftnu juw w. 1
GOME ups, come downs, the qualil;
Chewing-t-the Real Tobacco Che
shred, is always the same. Rich tobi
grinding, less spitting, a better ohew, a longer out
take, the place of the big wad that mea had to
ordinary kind. '
Cat a pouch. Give it a quality test.
' "Notice how th. ult brinn out ttia rlell tob'
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Why We Wisi
a Happy and h
We wish you happiness and prosperity during the comini
causo the men who' direct the affairs of this corporation
press the feeling of good will toward their neighbors natur .
and second, because j
The prosperity of our company depends upon your prospt '
No utUity company can rise above the level of the comnv
Wishing you a prosperity in which we want to share may si
fish attitude, unless it is remembered that tho relations bet
lie and our company are reciprocal. . ;,
Service companies do vital work in the modem munidp j
CONTBIBUTING IN NO SMALL MEASURE TO T?
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Utility organizations perform a large share of the co-or
sential to civic advancementrr-towa;rd the success of H
reduction of physical labor and, increased safety of lit
toward domestio economy and commercial vitality in ;.;
better living and working conditions.
The prosperity of the utility companies and th people , .
n dent , . c 1
A UTILITY ORGANIZATION' MU3T BE REASONABLY ,
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We ask the same good will front citizens which we feel and exr
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