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THE POLK OOTJNTY OBSERVER, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1916
Terse Tales of the Town
Miss Jennie Muscott is a visitor
tot the state fair.
Mrs. R. G. Dykstra was in Dallas
Miss Bliss Davis of Rickreall is
reported as improving from her re
Rev. N. Shupp of Portland, super
annuated Evangelical minister, is the
guest of his daughter, Mlrs. U. 8'.,
Loughary prune ranch on the Ellen
Mr. and Mrs. Lew A. Cates return
ed last Thursday night from a fish
ing and vacation trip to the Nestucea
and the Tillamook beaches.
Mrs. A. J. Rhodes of Seattle is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. Ethel Woods.
Misses Velma Whiteaker, Grace
Butler and Frances Townsend were
visitors at the W. S. Jost home Thurs
An eight-pound boy was born
Thursday to Mr. and Mis. Rene FriU.
Mrs. Fritz Gerlinger visited witli
Louie Husser and Miss Marguerite
Husser in Rickreall last week.
Miss Blanche Barrett and Judge
Belt were in McMinnville Thursday
to hold court.
Corvallis Lumber and Manufactur
ing company's engine number 304,
heavy repairs, has been finished at
the Southern Pacific shops.
Mrs. L H. Frame of Monmouth, and
Mire. Elmer Lewis of Falls City were
county fair visitors.
Miss Eugenia Phillips returned
Thursday from W&ldport, where she
taugnt scnool during the summer
Miss Ruth Campbell is (at Oak
Point to teach school this winter.
To help pay his expenses at the
University of Oregon Will Snyder is
working in a drug store. He gets to
work at 6 :30 a. m., works until class
hours, and then returns at 2:30 and
works until four, when Coach, Bezdek,
has his session with the football team
Fred Elliott received a check for
$1000 from the Oregon Fire Relief
Association Saturday. The check cov-
'etrs insurance on his home whidh
burned last month.
Mrs. Homer Sink of Aiilie was a
county fair visitor.
N. E. Manock has charge of Mnn
odk's drug store. Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Manock attended the Pendleton
Round-up and are visiting witli
friends in eastern Oregon.
Mrs. H. Pickens of Lebanon was a
Dallas visitor Saturday.
A. V. R. Snyder was a Monmouth
caller Saturday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Lew A. Cates motor
ed to Airlie Saturday morning.
Mrs. G. B. Nunn of Nehalem is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Nunn.
Miss Velma Ray has returned from
a month 's stay in Eugene.
S. P. engine number 1075 was turn
ed out from the local repair shops
Miss Marguerite Hisser was a Dal
las visitor from Rickreall Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. WL Brune and
Stanley spent the week-end with
Twelve large hose reels for the Ore
gon Power company have been re
ceived by the Dallas Warehouse &
The Dallas Warehouse & Manufac
turing company has been awarded the
general mill work on the Fred Elli
ott home. The contract calls for about
Ross Elkins of Portland visited ref
atives in the city Simday.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Tooze, Jr.,
Fred B. West, Dan West, Misses Ruth
Barrett and Irene Barrett and Law
rence Dinneen motored to Eugene
yesterday in the Tooze car. The Miss
es Barrett returned to their Eusrene
(home after a ten days' stay with the
Tooze family. Frank Barrett accom
panied the automobile party from Eu
gene to Albany on the return. The
roads are in fair shape but very dusty.
tL L. rox or Hirkrenll was in the
Charles Gibb of Falls City will
leave for northern Washington gome
time next month. He will farm.
Mrs. J. M. Staals of Independence,
Mrs. Charlie Ray of Monmouth, and
Mrs. Ray 'a house guest, Mrs. Ella
Savage of Nashville spent Saturday
afternoon shopping here. Miss Fran
cis Harrington went to Independent
for the week-end with her mother,
Mrs. J. M. StaaU.
s W. S. Parker of Perry dale was in
Dallas during the fair.
J. E. Warden of Salem was in Dal
las on business Wednesday evening.
James McFarland of Salem was in
Harry Gra. of Ballston was in
Dallas Wednesday attending the fair.
Jennings Lorenee of Monmouth was
in Dallas during the fair.
Mrs. J. L. Lockman of Woodburn
was visiting at the home of J. B.
Kunn last week-end.
Miss Edith Catherwood spent the
week-end at the Alpha Chi Omega
house in Corvallis.
E. W. Balderree, ' the State eol-i
lege, spent the week-end with Bus
Zemri Hcnshiaw of McMinnvillc,
former Polk county resident, was a
visitor on Saturday boosting for the
Mac Round-Up on October 4, 5 and 6.
Walter Williams resumed his du
ties at the Dallas National Bank on
Monday morning, following a vaca
tion of two weeks. He and Mrs. Wil
liams spent the week-end in Poit-
M. W. Mix of Independence was a
business visitor here on Saturday.
Mr. Mix has just recovered from a
ten-days' sick spell.
Cliff Pugh of Falls City, the man
who put the "berry" in loganberry
juice, was in the city yesterday.
Lee Fenton, and Frank Gilliam of.
Pedee are hunting in southern Ore
Because of the heavy travel to the
state fair, the motor cars between
here, Salem and Falls City have been
discontinued for the week and steam
trains are being run in their place.
H. M. Lull of the Southern Pacific
company was a Dallas visitor last
Miss Jennie Muscott is in Portland
for a few days.
Mrs. Guy S-hreeve left last week for
a Michigan visit.
Miss Edith Oatherwood returned
yesterday afternoon from a visit to
her sorority in Corvallis.
T. H. Guy and Fisher A. Boise were
state fair visitors at Salem on Tues
day. ' v
Mrs. Asa B. Robinson returned
Sunday evening from a three-weeks
visit with her mother at Indepen
Idence during the hoppicking season,
A. F. Arthur and J. N. Garrison
MjcMinnville were in Dallas yesterday
Lew Mkcken of Monmouth was
Dallas yesterday to attend the meet
ing of the Republican Polk county
Investigate Bridge Wreck.
C. B. McCullough, in charge of the
bridge work at the Oregon Agricul
tural college, and Roadmaster Waldo
Finn investigated the Independence
bndge collapse Saturday.
Close Veazie Summer Home. I
f, W T, Venzin nf Portland left TB 1
Mrs. H. L. Veazie of Portland left
Saturday for Eugene to visit with her
daughter, Mrs. E. R. Bryson and the
new Bryson baby. Mrs. Veazie will
return next week to close her sum
mer home. Miss Mr E. Stott left the
Veazie home yesterday for her iionic
CAR SHORTAGE HEARING
An adjourned meeting of
the Public Service commission
to ihear inirarstate shippers
will be held in Salem tomor
row. The intra-stute shippers
could not be heard at the re
cent Portland meeting.
ONE CENT A WORD, 'PHONE 10.
SCHOOLS ARE NOWQPEH
LATE HARVEST SEASON CAUS
ES SMALL REGISTRATION.
Several New Faculty Faces
Year Changes Are Yet
Dallas high and grade schools open
ed yesterday for the 1910-1017 yea
with a registration of 404 in the
grades and 08 in the high school. Th
small registration is due to the late
harvest season; a number of the stu
uenrs are neiping with the prune
picking and tlie late threshing. Sin-
perintendent Walter Ford expect
f00 in the grades and 135 in the high
school before Monday. A steadv in
crease of like proportion is expected
up to October 5, when it is thought
the prunes will be picked and the
There is still one place to be filled
in the grade faculty a teacher of the
8A and 8B. The return of Oscar I.
( henoweth last night solved one of
the problems that has bothered the
administration for the past month.
Mr. Chenoweth took charge of his
manual training classes this morning.
Mrs. welter Ford is substituting
in the oH anil bA until a permanent
teacher can be secured; Miss Hallie
IDurt of Portland has been asiimed
to the 6A and tiB; Mrs. K. N. Wood
has the "A; Miss Rossiter, the 7B;
Mrs. Wood and Miss Rossiter togeth
er are handling the 7B, 8A and 8B
until a teacher can be secured. The
only change in the grade school is
that of Miss Georgia Ellis, who has
taken Miss Pollow's third grade class.
Miss Bennett Entertains.
Miss Arlene Bennett entertained
witli a traveling shower for .Miss
Beulah Balderree Friday evening,
About 15 enjoyed the evening at the
Bennett home. Mrs. Claire Snyder,
Miss Kleine Oxford, Miss Evelvn
Bennett and Miss Arlene Bennett
gave musical numbers. Miss Balder
ree leaves for Japan next Sunday.
The charge for advertise
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FOR SALE Young roosters, full
blooded Wliite Leghorn and Rhode
Island Reds. Phone 1363. 60-63c
ONE DAY AT
MATINEE 2:30 NIGHT 8 P. M.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST FEATURE
FOR SALE Oats and vetch mixed,
two cents per pound. A. G. Rem
pel, phone Dixie 515. 57-65
FOR SALE One registered big type
Poland China Boar, 1 year old.
Priced cheap. D. D. Peters. 57-61c
SEVEN PER CENT MONEY TO
LOAN Principal can be paid ofl
on or before five years in install
ments of $50 or more. Merton G.
Ellis, law and abstract offices, Dal
las, Oregon. 58-tf
The great Ince Triumph in 11 Reels with gTi
thrills. Brought direct in its entirety fromR,
four weeks7 engagement at the Hei d few.
SPLENDID ORCHESTRA FEATURE
FOR RENT Furnished cottage. Mc-
Bee Land Co. Also other houses
FOR SALE 25 acres good prune
land, one mile southwest of Dallas.
Terms if desired. Call Observer.
AV ANTED Housekeeper on a farm.
Address Jay Powell, Monmouth
Prices same as in Portland
25c 50c 75c
Reserved Seat Sale Opens
At the Orpheum Theatre On Thursday
WAITED Middle-aged lady foi
companion and to do light house
work through the winter. Inquire
at Observer office. 57-tf.
BUY A READY BUILT HOUSE
We furnish ready-cut buildings, and
all materials, including hardware,
inside and outside paints, lath, plas
ter and shingles in fact every
thing complete for erection except
foundation and brickwork. Before
you build see us in regard to our
cuts and plans. If you find nothing
satisfactory we will give you prices
on your own plans. For further in
formation address Jack Syron
Sheridan, Oregon. 53-9t-x
FOR SALE Louvain setter dog, iy2
years, ia. Joe liladh. 54-60
WANTED 10,000 pounds of green
prunes at Kimball's dryer. Will
pay highest market price. 57-tf
WANTED Three or four first-class
Guernsey or other good milch cows.
Price must be reasonable. Box 10
LOST One roan steer, weight nlwint
1200 pounds, marked with swallow
fork and under bit in right ear.
Left ear cropped. Last seen on
.Inn Howe place, west of Dallas, on
September 14. Any information.
call Dallas Meat Company. 59-tf.
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WANTED High school girl to work
part, time tor board and room.
I'hone 1.1 J. 59tf.
Card of Thanks.
The ladies of the Methodist church
wish to thank the fair board, tie
Oregon Power eompanv, and manv
others who so kindly gave their as
sistance toward the success of our
lunch counter at the iwnl county
fair. Mrs. Gordon Black. See. "
STATE FAIU NOW OPEN
The Oregon state fair opened
yesterday. -September i ami
will last ihroiiph Saturday,
FVl Ai Wagon burr by John
Diehm. Owner may have same by
paying for ad. 60-62
SALE A Good steel nuu
kitchen cabinet, bedstead, mattress
and springs cheap Phone S. F.2xl"
P. J. Heinrichs. goc
FOR SALE OR. TRADE Twenty
tons of hay for sale or trade for
horses. Charles Gibb, Falls City.
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