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THE POLK COUNTY OBSERVER, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14. 1916
Terse Tales of the Town
Paul Hunter was in Portland Sat-1 spent the week-end with Misses Hel-
uruay. ! en uaie and uuace AicAiinn.
Charley Tate was a member of the
"hospital crew" part of last week but
returned to work Monday.
Miss Virginia Richmond, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Richmond of
Salt Creek, has recovered from a
slight attack of the grip.
Among the Saturday callers were
isam AlcVey of the S. P. electrifica
tion crew, Jack Purdy of Falls City.
Harry McKinney of Amity, Lloyd
Ridgeway of Sheridan, S. A. Lackey
of Sheridan, Mrs. W. K. Adams and
Adolph Achi of Monmouth.
Miss Blanche Barrett and Mrs.
Pauline Aulcn were in Salem Sunday
Misses Flora McCallon and Pearl
Uglow were in Salem Friday after
noon. Herman Hawkins. Dr. R. C Vi rtri
and Ray Thiers fished on the Rickreall
near the city Sunday.
Mrs. Ethel Stow is visiting her sis
ter, Miss Elva Lucas, in Corvallis.
Elmer Telms of Grand Ronde and
H. A. Dorton of Sheridan were in
the city Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lew A. Cates were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. B.
Taylor at Sunday dinner.
A. T. Wain of Salem visited in the
Mrs. M. M. Ellis returned Saturday
Mrs. D. M. Metzger writes from
.Newport that she is enjoying her win
Mrs. Walter L. Tnoze. Jr.. Jind Wml.
ter L. Tooze, Third, who have been
eick with the grip tlie past few days,
are much improved.
Mrs. Ida May Foster will leave
Wednesday with Mrs. W. A. Keyt of
AicMinnvilIe for a four months' vis
it in California.
Mrs. H. E. Muscott is visiting in
Tillamook with her husband.
Carey Hayter, John Grant, Chet
Coad and Jim Harris are on a fishing
trip at the mouth of Rock Creek in
the Siletz country. They plan to re
K. S. Krcnson sncnt, tliA n-eok.nnd
D. A. Martin and Fred Moore were
in Portland over Sunday visiting
with relatives and friends.
Mrs. Hattie Westerman of Seattle
Is the guest of her sister-in-law, Mrs.
O. E. Kliever of Rickreall was a
' Friday visitor in the city.
Mrs. John IT. Lockman of Wood
burn was in the city Friday visiting
friends. The Loekmans were former
residents of Pallas.
K. L. Johnson was in Portland on
busincBS last week.
J. J. Thurston of Suver was a Sat
urday visitor in the city.
Wl L. Walker of Joseph, Oregon,
transacted business in the city Sat
urday. Mr. and Mrs. Claud Hoisington of
Monmouth were Saturday visitors
"Dad" Plaster is ready to wheel
John Grant from the Plaster barn on
Main street to the Plaster barn on
Court street, to pay a presidential
Mrs. f). H. Bnird and her mother.
Mrs. Nellie Webb, who have been
visiting at Bay Center, Washington,
have returned to their homo in this
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pickens of
Lebanon visited in the city Friday.
Miss Edith Cntherunnd Klwnt Ilia
week-end at the Alnha Chi Omega
fraternity m Corvallis.
T)r. B. F. Butler of Portland was
in the city on business last week.
. E. E. Paddock of Independence was
in the city Rntirday.
Walter U Tooze, Jr.. was in Sa
A. L. Titus of Falls City was in
the eity Friday.
E. K. Piasecki was in Snlem Fri
day. Mrs. O. W. Beyers of Portland has
been visitimr at the home nf lr tun.
ent, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ohorke.
ior the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Ncwbill of Ball
ston were euent of Mr. Xewbill's sis
ter, Mrs. Rae Craven, last week. Mr.
and Mrs. Newbill left Friday after
noon for Portland, where they will
make their home this winter.
C. L. Starr was in the city last
week in an endeavor to nettle, for
the alley and Siletx railroad, the
amount of damages done to the T.
B. and Joseph Tot hero w property in
Misa Pauline Coad left Friday for
n extended visit with friends and
relatives in Portland.
C. E. Shaw was sick with the
grip last week.
Mr. J. L. Collins and Mis Kdi
nrllc Collins spen' 'he week-end in
Carl Gerlinger was in Portland Sat
Jim Oaten of Beaver Creek visited
his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Phil Begin, last week.
Newman G. Difonis 1ms taken n. no-
sition with the Willamette Valley
Valley Lumber company in the camp
..... TJl..l, Dl,
ileal JHHi'il nuuli,
Joe Tetherow was in the city Thurs
day and Fnday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Lockman of
Woodburn are visiting in Salem.
E. D. Bicknell has accepted a po
sition in Portland and has gone there
to work. Mrs. Olive Smith-Bicknell
will continue her musical work here.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Holman were
visiting with relatives in Falls City
Judive Teal is somewhat imnrnved
according to word brought from Falls
City. Although he has been losing in
weight during the past few weeks he
is looking and feeling better. He
expects to be able to evt. out. nf the
house in a few days.
Mrs. Simon Grindheim nf Portland
is visitine at the home nf hoi- inv
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Grant,
Air. and Mrs. Harry Cosper are cn
tertainine Mrs. Elmer Strsmr nf
Portland and Miss Veda Cross of
Balem, this wetek.
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Ballantyne
are settled in their Ashland home.
Billy Collins is firing, night shift.
at tne uregon I'ower company's planj
Mr. and Mrs. K. N. . Woods wer
Independence visitors Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hills linvn
turned to Dallas after a few months'
stay at Alonmouth.
Mrs. Mary Graham is ill at her
nome on Washington street.
MrS. R. L. Ohfl.Tmnn IB vicitinn- in
Portland at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
A. A. Moore of Monmnnth -wa in
the city yesterday.
Aire. D. J. Grant of Falls City was
in the city on Monday.
M. D. Wilson was in frnm liic fnm
near Salt Creek yesterday.
Arthur Nickerson, civil engineer for
the Bridal Veil Lumber company,
spent the week-end with his parents!
Mr. and Mrs. Frank- Nickum una
main street. Air. Nickerson is a grad
uate of 0. A. C, 1912, and was the
first president of the Orange 0. club.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Ellsworth and
son, Harris, spent the week-end in
Thad Stevens and children nf lJilf.
reall were in the city Saturday.
Silas Starr of Monmouth wna in
the city Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ike Lynch motored
to Portland last week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rehnltz nf r
Minnville visited Sundnv nt Hia Ln.
ot Air. and Mrs. John Sehtiltz.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles .lost and
family motored tn Pnrtlan.1 s,i
to visit tnends.
Alvie Morton of Portland spent
the week-end ill this city.
Jtidson Foster of Bridgeport was
"i uanas Saturday.
Emanual Donaldson of Salem wa
in the city Sunday.
Mrs. H. E. Evans was in Portland
Sunday visiting with friends.
Br. L. A. Bollman was a Portland
visitor on Saturday and Sunday.
.Mrs. deiirge Gerlinger was in the
city for the library board meeting last
Miss Katherine Van Voorhees went
to Portland yesterday afternoon.
County School Supervisor Moore
and O. N. Harrington, state club
Korher, all ended a school meeting at
ropoorn Fndav nip-lit S,il,vlnv ;i.
air. Reynolds and County School Su
pervisor Moore were at the Antioch
P. E. Stark of Dallas was . wool-
end visitor at the Hnt P,l..l
P. S. Greenwood. Jr., was a Salem
-Mr. and Mrs. M. D. EUis returned
yesterday from a visit of several
days with their son. Flovd, at 0 A
Victory, Keeler; Army Ballads and
Other Verses, Garrett; Garden of
Vl'UCl 1 Cl C1CD) . . . t, . -
Life. Tnlhnt.t.: Ruiani. Sonsrs of the
Night, Mukerji; Your Dreams and
A.r: mitoA. Tim Oniof. rnnriio-fi.
One From Arcady, Fitzsimons; The
Appleton; Driftwood and Foam, Ja
cob; The Sea Wind, Husted; Italy
in Arms, Scollard; Vale ot Miauows,
U....U.....1 . r:i.l Prtoioo Trnlnnd:
Birds of Passage, Shatford ; House of
My Dreams; The factories, wmie
mer; Tides of Commerce; School and
Chilean Verse. Sanger: Poems, Fir
kins; Lyrics of War and Peace, Wil
liamson; Hoosicr Soirg and Sentiment
Smith; The Riddle of the Beast
Kidd; Vagrant Verse, Jordan; Bat
lads and Lyrics. Denison; Babble o'
Green Fields. Williams; House on
the Hill. Wright; She Flies With Her
Own Wings, Stephens; In the Gar
den of Abdullah, Dnnziger; Wayside
Shrine, Pettus; His Lady of the Son
nets, Norwood; Songs From Vago-
bondia. Carman; Kesurgam, Jhomson;
The Youth Replies, How; The An
cient of Atlantis, Mansihip; The
Dreamer. Rand: The Boat of Gaeta.
Clausen; Songs of Hope, Taylor; The
Heart of the Last Frontier, Baker;
Scho, Noyes; Poems of Panama, Lew
is ; Open Road, Abel.
Forestry The Training of a For
ester, Pinchot. , ,
History History of the Jews in
America, Wcirnik; Present Day
Biography Life and Adventures of
a Free Lance, Benjamin.
Fine Art Artists Point of View.
Fiction Quinneys', Vachcll; Bent
Twig, Canficld; Woman's Law,
Thompson: Bedesman 4. Skrine:
Tame Animals I Have Known, Lamp-ton-;
Magic Tale of Harvangcr and
Yolande, Baker; Rambles Round the
Court House News
Honors Ninetieth Birthday.
A surprise dinner party was given
Mis. Manraret Peterson Sunday, bv
her children, grand children, great
irrand children, and friends, in linn.
or of her ninetietih birthday. Twenty-five
were present, including Mis.
C. Donaldson, Mr. and Mrs. George
Donaldson. Mr. and Mrs. F.mil Dm.
aldson, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Donald
son and family, Miss Emma Shcdeck
and Svdney Llovd of Snlem. Mr nnd
Mrs. August Bollman and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Helm Lindnhl iml fnmilv
Mrs. Margaret Peterson, Mrs. Louise
i cierson and uscar i'cterson of this
Papers filed recently with the coun
ty clerk have been:
' Tl,.,l rv .Tnsnnhine Wells, et lid.
A:c, . .' 1 - fl
.T W. Brown. 2n.nii!) acres of
James McClain D. L. C. number 38,
Co-partnership articles, KodencK
W Hoodnet. W. D. Smith. J. W.
Cook, Walter Rasmusscn, John Os
born and Virgil DeCosta, of Indepen
dence, to operate tinder the name of
the "Dry Process of Mining Com
pany." The capital of the company
has been placed nt $100,00.
Warranty deed, Omer T. Murphy,
ut nx, to L. H. Dery, 345.06 acres,
Sheriff's deed, John W. Orr to Da
vid J. Grant, part of D. L. C. of John
Sheldon and wife, notification number
6832. claim number 41, T. 8 S. H. (i
n.iif loim di.od Thnmns A Mi'El-
downey. et ux. to William H. McEI-
downey, 80 acres, $10, T. 9 S. R. 5
Quit claim deed, Frank E. MeEl-
downcy to Thomas A. McEldowney,
60.17 acres, T. 9 S. R. 5 W', $10.
Quit claim deed, AV. H. McEldow
ney. et nx, to Thomas A. Mcfcldow
ney G0.17 acres in T. 9 S. 1J. 5 V,
Tnv deed. John W Orr to F J.
McGee. 20 acres in section 14. T. 9
S. R. 6 W. 20 acres, $18.07.
Deed, Jennie A. Kirk, ct hd, to
August Huckcstein, et ux, lots 17, 18
24 and 25, block "E," West Salem,
Quit claim deed, Thomas A. McEl
dowiiey, et ux, to William H. Mc
Eldowney, 80 acres in T. 9 S. R. 5 W.,
Deed, City of Falls City to City of
Uallas, undivided one halt interest in
lots 2,1. 24. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31 and
32, block "It," first addition to Falls
Gift deed. W. A. Shannon tn Sar
ah Shannon, 530.54 acres in Benton
and Polk counties.
Warranty deed. James C Mnrnhv.
et ux, to J. A. Kirk, lots 17. 18. 24
and 25, block "E," West Salem.
Grant deed. Maude A. Mc.Kinnnn.
ct hd, to Will Peyree and John Pev-
ree, part of D. L. C. of 0. F. Burch
and wife, claim number 39, notifica
tion number 1520, sections 4 and 9,
T. 9 S. R. 4 W, 98.6 acres.
C. L. Crider has filed suit against
Edward Cochran to collect money.
Warranty deed, Temperance House
Beck, et hd.. to Edwin J. Stringer.
!fil0, lot one, block 13, E. A. Thorp's
addition to town of Independence.
W W. Dodge has filed suit against
ftA,.n.n Tnliin tn collect money.
iLaurii' Kurd had fllod suit against
Stiles Hard for divorce.
A marriage license has been issued
to Frank K- Unrne-r to marry c. i-
1 1, olio Rnslnr.
T. IF Di.rrv has sriven a morisrilgi
on lands in Benton and Polk counties
to Edward A. Thurston (o secure u
Crnndall and Roberts arc now ex
tv's honks. A re
port upon tho city's books is expect
ed to be made when S. L. Roberts re
t,,..,, f,..,i n, uhoi-t ti'in tn Portland
Miss Bessie Roberts and W. 15. McCoy
are assisting Air, lioberls in tne au
dit ot the county accounts.
NAME STANDARD SCHOOLS.
Eight in Pblk County Meet State Re
Eiirht hiirh schools in Polk couiifv
linvn mnt fill the l'enniriillients lire
scribed by lihe state board of educa
tinn for stnndn-rd hiirh schools, ac
cording to information received Sat
urday by County School Superinten
dent Reynolds. These schools arc:
AirHe district No. 16, Bnllston joint
district No. 9, Bethel district No. 17,
Dallas district No. 2, Falls City dis
trict No. 57, Independence district
No. 29. Monmouth district No. 13
and Pcrrydale district No. 21. The
stiltp bnill'd nf edlientinn ie enmnnaed
of Governor Withycomhe, Secretary
ot State Ben W. Glcott and Superin
tendent, of Public Instruction J. A
Mrs. Collins Not Better.
In a letter to his mother and sis
ter, Dean Collins writes that Mis.
Collins is not improving. About n
month ago Dean took his wife and
baby to Mrs. Collins' mother in Phoe
nix, Arizona, in the hojie that the
change in climate would benefit her.
Victor Davis is at the Dallas hos
pital with a broken arm.
. "Uncle" Breeze Gibson is think
ing of moving to California. He has
not said whether it is the weather or
the disapiHiintment over the failure
ot Wilson to carry Oregon.
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If you want heln or a im, .JV1
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Dallas, Oregon. Count H.,' ,
words to remit with order, t2
No. 19. "Wis 10
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cattle to trade for a jJSf -m
pound work-horse. Phone jjj
AUTO FOR SAT.Pc,.?
'Six," run less than r,(jy to I
in fine condition. UaTij.jp, who
and will sell for $575; WS11 hai
at factory one year ago, whe:
at The Observer, or Lewi
FOR SALE-75 good rt??ni
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FOR SALE Well-bred ' B,.'Dlln' "
Phone Dixie 515. AO0' hM
LOANS Farm and city propt in Euj
lowest rates. Mortgages ikV"
tracts bought and soli g" i
A. Kliks, McMinnville, Oit Per i
Hotel Gail. Will consider tfRginS
FOR SALE Vetch seed and crip to (
so young mare, 7 yean, njgettmg
about 1500. F. J. Coad. Sneland
Per Cent Farm Loam uNewbill
class farms. H. K K8h-
605 Court street, Mii?"?,.
We guarantee your title to
he I1S shown in nnr nlwl'i.,ir,tc 4t
Elils Alistrnot Prt "n..ll.... A
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The. OhsoiTer. only $1.50 a vear i
FOR SALE Some S. C. Brw.onworfc
horn hens and pullets. MrJ w'"1 '
Card, Dallas. N has
WANTED One 1100-ponnd tafttende.
harness. Phone West Ui ol
O. Wilson. f t0 thl
The Observer pnhliahw Him1 '
Mrs. Elmer Strayer Honored.
Sir. and Mrs. Harry Cosper de
lightfully entertained, with a birth
day dinner party Friday evening, in
honor of their daughter, Mrs. Elmer
Strayer of Portland. The rooms were
decorated in yellow chrysanthemums
and ferns. The guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Cosper were: Mrs. Elmer Stray
er, Mrs. W. I. Ford, Mrs. Harold
Rich, Mis. Harry Viers. Mrs O T
Chcnowcth, Mrs. Simon Grindheim
Misses Alice Grant, Claudia Coad, Al-
ta bavagc, Veda Cross of Salem. Nn-
la and Ava Coad.
Dancing Club Meets.
The younger folks steitninsr nnrtv
held at the W. O. W. hall. Fridn'v
evening was a successful affair. Ahnn't
25 couples were present. Thechnper
ons of the evening were: Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Craven, Mr. and Mrs. J. U
Craven, Mr. and Mrs. 0. I. Chenoweth
ann: Airs, r.ditli Plank. The club plans
to meet again in two weeks.
MILL IN THE LEAK
MAKES Gin TO LIBRARY
Dean Collini Adda S3 Volumes To
The library is indebted tn J TV,.n
( ollins of Portland for the splendid
gift of 53 new volumes. Thi. iivi,,r
comprises books of poetry, biography.
nisiory, ait and fiction. The largest
number, are beautifully hound vol
umes of poetry by the writers of the
present dav. inrlitdinc
and war. army life, poems of courage,
poems of the wet nnd esem-Jnllv nf
Stepping Party Wednesday
The Dallas chapter of the Artisan
lodge will give a stepping party to
morrow evening nt the W. O. W. hall.
F. E. Kersey and J. N. Helgerson
were appointed as the dance commit
tee, and Mrs. B. F. Preston was ap
pointed on the refreshment committee.
To Hold Annual Bazaar.
The ladies of the Methodist church
are planning their annual
about November 23. The ladies are
requested to have their garments in
before that date.
Will Form Gymnasium Class.
11. r 11: . , .
I, ,- vviiiun f.i-ii. -uc !-t--t-uu in .ui. Willi ia lormer resident
Pn. Iland. They hoped to w Dean lot Dallas, and has always been a
Collin, who is enroute to Portland loyal supporter of the library, show
frim Phoenix. Arizona, w" re be has ing his loyalty by snMsnti.il gifts
taken hi wife. I of bonks and magazine subscriptions.
Mr. nd Mr. Roy Bremmer of Si.-. Following a list r the books:
I em were in the eity last week. I Poetry Poems of War and Peace.
Mi1 Mildred Hard of Port lam. nnnn: Peace Sonnet. Gjbb: To
Men of the eity are invited
to attend a meeting in the li
brary Thursday evening, be
ginning at eight o'clock, at
which the formation of a
men's gymnasium class will
be discussed. Dr. A. B. Star
buck will preside. A number
of business and professional
men and others following a
sedentary calling have arrang
ed the meeting in order to talk
over the possibilities of ar
ranging for some kind of ath
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