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7Vrs0 Tales of the Town
Phil Brown of Salt Creek was in
Dallas on business Saturday.
Cecil Bennett of Corvallis visited
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Bennett over the week-end.
Misses Dora Elkins and Emma
Skelton visited in Portland Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner were in
Portland on business Saturday.
Robert Brown was a recent visit
or in Albany.
Jiia Burke and Forrest Gist of Til
lamook brought a load of household
goods from Tillamook to J. B. Dim
miek last week. '
D. G. Grant of Falls City was in
Dallas on business Saturday.
A. R. Cadle of Rickreall was in the
John H. McNary of Salem was in
Dallas on business Saturday.
Mrs. W. P. Miller and children left
last Friday for Ellensburg, where
they are making an extended1 visit
The boys of the D. H. S. have or
ganized a high school band with the
following officers in charge: Elmo
Bennett, president; Elwyn Craven,
vice-president; Glenn Holman, secre
tary and treasurer. The boys are
now looking for a band leader.
Homer Robb was a visitor in In
dependence Saturday in the interest
of his campaign for coumty surveyor.
John B. Eakin of 0. A. C. spent
Saturday and Sunday here with his
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Ellsworth, Mrs.
James Wilson and Miss Beth Wilson
motored over the Columbia highway
Sunday as far as Eagle Creek.
Mrs. W. P. Lewis and Glenn spent
Saturday in Falls City. It was the
first time Mrs. Lewis has been out of
Ihor home since her recent serious ill-
George Gerlinger returned Satur
day morning from a several days'
trip to Portland.
Mrs. Carl Williams spent the week
end with relatives and' friends in
Fred Simpkins of Spring Valley,
owner of the former skating rink
building, will have a new roof put on
Frank Hubbard of Falls City was
a courthouse visitor Saturday.
Miss Jesse Brown of Salt Creek
was a recent guest of Miss Mattie
Miss Una Campbell was dinner hos
tess to Miss Jennie Moms, in honor
of Miss Morris' birthday.
Mrs. Ira Savery of Salt Creek is
visiting at the Iiolne of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Ollie Coulter of Corvallis is
the house guest of Mr. and Mrs. Wal
Mr. and Mra. Otis Smith and Mr.
and Mrs. W. D. Schevcrs were in Sa
Mr. and Mrs. Elbertine and chil
dren, Grace, Thelma and Annnbell of
Corvallis, visited Mr. and Mrs. E. M.
Tankcrsly on Sunday.
Mr. and Mra. Walter L. Tooze, Jr.,
Mr. and Mis. Milt Grant. Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. Talbott, Mrs. I. G. Sin
gleton, Mrs. Ella J. Metzger, Walter
Ballantyne, Edward Cutler and Geo.
Morton were Salem visitors Saturday
evening to attend the "Hughes Spec
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Craven, Mra. U.
'S. Lourliiary and daughter, Helen, re
turned Friday evening from a visit
Mr. and Mrs. Lew A. Cates are
spending a few days in Albany with
The Freshman-Sophomore classes
are planning a Hallowe'en party for
Friday evening, October 27, at the
Dallas high school.
C. L. Crider and wife attended the
Western Oregon Round-Up in Albany
Robert Roberts was a business vis
itor here from Salem last Saturdav
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Price and lit
tle daughter spent Sunday with rel
tttives in Gervais.
Bert Pilkington, of the department
of ehemistrv, O. A. C. was a visitor
W. h. Hughes was a business visit
or in Portland last Saturday.
Miss Effie Brown entertained Miss
es Nora Robertson and Fanny Demp-
sev at dinner Sunday.
Ralph Crom ra visiting with his
parents in Salem.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Fenton and Mr.
and Mrs. Ed. Shaw motored to Ralph
Williams hopyard near Independence
Mr. and Mra. E. K. Piasecki have
aa their house guests this week 18r.
and Mra. B. H. Boulter of San Fran
Misa Elm Harris of Portland vis
ited at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
George Brown Sunday.
Mrs. O. C. Colon returned Friday
sight from six months' visit at
Newport. She is with her mother,
Mr. Ed. Wilson.
Five new students registered as D.
H. S. Monday morning. They, are:
Miss Brown, formerly of f icm, Ho
mer Brown and Ralph Cook of Dallas,
Joihn Voth and Daniel Bartell of Salt
Creek. There were ten new pupils
registered- in the grammer grades
C. C. McKinney of Portland spent
Sunday here with his mother, Mrs.
D. L. Foster.
Evangelist Jesse Kcllems spoke at
the - assembly of the Dallas high
school Monday morning, using as his
subject, "Making the Most of One's
Self." His talk was enjoyed by the
student body as were the solos given
by him and his brother, Homer Kel-lems.
Mrs. JJ. h. roster and two sons,
Frank and Elmer, were guests at a
family reunion at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Everett McKinney at Al
bany October 8th. The event was in
honor of Mrs. Lam-a Ditto of Billings,
Miss Bliss Davis wias a Salem vis
Bob Van Orsdel has resumed his
work in Stnfrin's drug store.
William Aspinwall of Albany wal
in the city Sunday.
Miss Dora Elkins was a Sunday vis
itor in Portland. '
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Woods moved
in from their prune orchard yester
day. Mrs. Nancy J. Hubbard of Colfax,
Washington is visiting this week at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wim. Ker
sey and other relatives.
U.-0. TEAM LEAVES TOMORROW.
Snyder Is One of Men
A football team that is almost en
tirely Oregon-bred and Oregon-raised
will leave tomorrow night, to meet
the Oalifornia-'bred and California
raised men of the University of Cali
fornia. The game will be played in
the Berkeley stadium Saturday af
ternoon of October 21, and wil be Hie
first test of football strength in many
years between Oregon and California.
The one university outnumbers the
other in attendance about ten to one,
yet such is the training, the determi
nation, 'and the quality of the fine
Oregon squad that the giant of the
south is believed to have small ad
vantage. "After all, only eleven men
can meet eleven of ours at once," said
Coach Bezdek will take eighteen
men. They will average, stripped,
180 pounds. Tliey will represent 15
towns, of which 11 are Oregon towns.
They will be:
Beckett, Eightmile, Ore., left end
and captain; Mitchell, Sun Francis-
co. Cal., left tackle; Snyder, Dallas,
Ore., left guard; Risley, Mihvaukic,
Ore., center; Spellman, Seattle
Wash., right guard; Tegart, Portland1,
Ore., right tackle; Barllett, Estaca-
ila, Ore., right end; Monteith, Albany,
Ore., left half; Parsons, Portland,
Ore., right half; Charles Huntington,
I lie Dalles, Ore., quarter; Hollis Hun
tington. The Dalles, full-back; Dud
ley, Athena, Ore., sub-lineman; Wil
liams, hugeno, Ore., sub-lineman ; Mc
Kinney, Olympia, Wash., sulb-end;
Nelson, Hollister, Idaho, sub-end;
Tuerek, Portland, sub-backfield ;
Couch, Island City, .Ore.; sub-back-
fleld; Jensen, Junction, Ore., sub-
The team will be back in time for
eight o'clock lectures, Monday morn
ing, October 23. The game will be
the first of the year in the new Pa
cific Coast Intercollegiate conference,
formed at Portland last December,
with membership of University of
California, University of Oregon,
University of Washington, and Ore
gon State Agricultural college. Stan
ford University has been invited to
join, but has not yet abandoned rugby.
Oviatt is survived by Mrs. Oviatt wd
of Mr. and Mra. Douglas Carter, died
October 4 audi is survived by his par
ents, four sisters and nine brothers.
Emmet H. Alesander, who died sud
'denly in Independence, October 4,
was 30 years old and is survived by
his mother, Mrs. W. R. Alexander,
and three brothers, L. B., Wilton E.
and W. R. Alexander, Jr.
CORONER IS KEPT BUSY
THREE ACCIDENTS AND DEAD
BODY REPORTED YESTERDAY.
Rigging Man Killed Above Black
Rock; Drowned Body Found;
Two Hurt in Runaways.
One fatal and two serious acci
dents and the discovery of ai drowned
body kept Polk county officials and
doctors busy yesterday afternoon.
The three accidents were reported
yesterday afternoon in a period of
Steve Meleh or Steve Mae-hep, an
Austrian rigging man for the Spauld-
ing Logging company at the camp
above Black Rock, was instantly kill
ed yesterday morning about 10:30
when a part of a leaning windfall
broke and struck him. His neck was
broken. The man was about 25 years
of ago and is not believed to have
been married. He bad been working
for the company hut six weeks. He
formerly was employed in Tillamook
county. The body is at the morgue.
Coroner Chapman has written the
Austrian consul in Portland.
James McDonald was painfully in
jured in a runaway at noon yester
day near his home three miles from
the city. He was driving when one
of the horses, a colt, rubbed off his
bridle and ran. The wagon tongue
became loose and the end caught in
the ground. The jar of the sudden
stop to the moving wagon pitched
Mr. McDonald into the air. He light
ed on his back in the wagon. His
back was severely sprained.
Hugh Williams, a fanner of Airlie,
was thrown from a wagon drawn by
a runaway team. The wagon wheels
Ipassed oven- jboth ankles, breaking
several small bones. Mr. Williams is
a cousin of Ralph E., Walter and
Deputy Coroner Staats was called
to Salmon river yesterday bv a Iifdinn
fisherman named Curl who had pick
ed p the body of Louie Jensen, 5-",
widower who had been missing
since September 24. in his fish net!
about a mile from the mouth of the
river. An inquest was held and the
1 The bride is a native of Penn
sylvania where she was graduated
e i,o Indiana. Pa., normal school.
She has taught school in Pittsburgh,
Faii-view valley and Airlie. It was
while at Fairview that the courtship
-..,i Mr Lehman is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. Lehman, fanners of
Jackmans Give Party.
A group of young people enjoyed
themselves at the home of Mr. and
Mrs William Jackman Saturday ev
ening. Four tables of flinch and
cards were played. Among those pres
ent were: Misses Edna Jackman,
Flnvia Stinnett. Elsie Eorrette, Wini
fred Forrettc, Eunice Martin, Stella
Stinnett. Muriel Hayes, Josephine
Jackman and Emma Classen and Mes
srs. William Jackman, Jr., William
.Tnckman. Sr., Bolton Stinnett, Maur
ice Hayes, Earl Classen and Clarcnctl
The wedding of Miss Inez Hart of
Salt Creek and George A. i niler was
held at the home of the bride's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hart in
Salt Creek Saturday evening at eight
o'clock. Rev. D. A. MacKenzie offic
iated. Those present were: Mr. and
Mrs. E. W. Fuller, Mass Nina Farley,
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hart, Eugene and
Merritt Bnlrt. After a short honey
moon Mr. and Mrs. Fiilllcr wilt he at
home on the Joe Brown place in Suit
Presbyterian Church Social.
A social time is to be held this ev
ening at the Presbyterian church at
8 o'clock, in honor of the new teach
ers in the Dallas schools. It is to be
entirely an informal affair, at which
the games will be played and ia gener
al good time had. Luncheon will be
served. Rev. MacKenzie, who is in
charge of the arrangements, has ex
tended an invitation to all to attend.
Miss Irene Conlee of Salt Creek
and P. C. Parce of Ballston were
married in Portland on October 11.
Following the marriage they were ten
dered a reception by Mr. and Mm.
H. O. Triplett at the Nob apartments
in Portland. Mr. Parce is a grand
son of Peter Cook of Ballston. The
young couple will be at home to their
friends after October 23, at Bnllsfon.
officers were elected for the ensuing
year: President, Mrs. C. w. cona,
vice-president, Mrs. Willis Simonton;
secretary-treasurer, Mrs. McNamor.
The society comprises over 20 members.
Oscar Chenoweth Married.
Oscar I. Chenoweth and Miss Ger
trude Pollow were married in Port
land at 0:30 Sunday morning. Miss
Florence Kopan of Corvallis and Miss
Lucy Kopan of Hood River were tne
only witnesses. Mr. and Mrs. Cheno
wcti are at home at 807 Academy
Tndenendence Couple Married.
Ernest F. Tice and Hilda South of
Independence were married tost Sat
urday morning by Rev. W. T. Taip
iscott. The couide will live on a farm
about three miles east of Indepen
dence, near Orville.
Dinner Party for Boys.
Following the nuniual custom the
boys of the Methodist cluwch wilt put
in the winter supply of fuel this ev
ening, and the girls of the church will
entertain them with a dinner party.
To Hold Annual Meeting.
The annual meeting of the needle
work guild will be held next month.
The exact date has not yet been decided.
Textile Club Meeting.
The textile sewing club met last
night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H.
SEVEN PER CE
on or before Bv,
Ellis, law and ab!ttl(
land, one mile m(kA
Terms if desired.
WANTED TO EXcilw .
cow for a buggy, A
Rickreall, Oregon, L
WANTED To rentlyf
ed farm within two An
Henry Hartwig, DallX
WIR KAT.PU! .
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iwo cents per pound. 1
WIANTED One to
good grub oak wood
Sl l: . , T
Vibbcrt, 40 Owens
whlflf. Vftn riotro '
VERMONT LOAN 4
Farm loans at 6 pen' '
and up. Pay oft ami1
time. Long term
H. E. Morton, DOt':
Ladies' Aid Meets.
At a meeting of the Presbyterian
ladies' aid society held at the resi
dence of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Boals
last Friday afternoon the folloivins j
5c per POUND
DALLAS STEAM LA
WILL VISIT IN PHOENIX.
and Mrs. ' Dean Collins Leave
Thursday On Trip.
Mr. and Mrs: Dean Collins will
leave Portland Thursday for an ex
tended visit with Mrs. Collins' moth
er, Mrs. Hattie L. Mosher, in Phoe
nix, Aril. A recent illness of Mrs.
Collins has turned into incipient tu
berculosa from which her physicians
say she can recover if she will spend
some time in a higher altitude. Mr.
Collins will not sever his connection
with The Oregonian but will return
to work as soon as possible.
SHERIDAN MOURNS THREE MEN
Young Citizeni Taken Away Sudden
ly and City Grieves.
Sheridan is grieving over the loss
of three of her young men who have
died within the past few weeks, Har
ry L. Oviatt, Johnny V. Carter and
Emmet H. Alexander. Oviatt was
30 years of age at the time of his
death in Claresholm, Alberta, Cana
da, October 5. He had lived in Sher
idan tH past H years. The body
buned in Sheridan October 8. Mr.
two children, thret brothers and one
Johnnie V. Carter. 16. vnnncest son '
One of the most enjoyable events
of the week was a stepping party
given at the Woodman hall, Saturday
evening, by Kay Boydston and Earl
Cutler, bplendid music was furnish
ed by Miss Pearl Smith and Ray
rioydston. Plans were discussed for
the formation of a dancing club, but
nothing definite was decided. Those
who participated in the dance were:
Misses Pearl Uglow Johnson, Maud
Barnes, Hallie Smith, Helen Lough
ary, Muriel Grant, Edith Catherwood,
Gladys Loughary, Marie Griffin. Ninn
Farley, Georgia Shaw, Helen Casey,
Jiauae itonertson, Flora McOalnn.
Roberta MeCallon, Ester Dewey, Paul
ine Coad, Georgia Fiske, Messrs. Carl
B. Fenton, Lawrence Dinneen, Frank
Mccann, Kay bcott, Fred Gooch, Dr.
v irgii, wiuiis AlcUamel. RalDh Cook
J. Cerny, Herman Hawkins, George
i ooper, joe ilelgerson, Leslie Wells,
iooe isachtigal and Eugene Hart.
Laura Meyers Honoree.
miss Mildred bhaw entertained
Saturday evening, October 14, in hon
or of Miss Laura Meyers, who is
leaving lor Neskowin to spend the
winter. ine Home was tastefully
decorated in autnmn leaves, and flow
ers were in evidence abont the rooms.
Music wid games furnished diversions
for the evening, after which a dainty
three-course luncheon was served by
the hostess, assisted by Miss Laura
Meyers. The invited euests were:
Misses Laura Meyers, Lucille Lough
ary, Belva Beebe, Winona Rice. Mat-
tie Jarman, Jamie Fanner. Lennn
ITflMon, Irene Lewis, Viola Ash. Mil
dred Shaw and Messrs. Grant Bur-
ford, Ray Smith. Charles Hayter,
Herschell Fidler. Merritt Hart. Rav
Ghorke, Frank McKinney. John Far
ley, Percy Snyder, Walter Craven and
Misa Tapscott Married.
At the borne of Rev. and Mrs. W.
T. Tapseoft, the bride's parents. Miss
May Tapscott today became the bride
of F tward H. Lehman of Fairview
valley. Mr. and Mrs. Lehman will be
at home in Fairview after November
Can You Be Deceit
Are your ears keener than the ears of the m a,
ics of more than two hundred of America's pr'
newspapers? These music critics cannot tell t:'
man voice from Edison's Re-Creation of rt
waet Ereryday this week w. are 17
demonstration, of this wion, mtuicU fcert. j
Ton to come W our rtor. and tert your ears. Souvenir
f Thoma. A. EdUon wffl b. mailed to tho- who attori
Hcaiea vat week.
Come at any hour
J. C UGLOW, Dallas, I