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THE POLK COUNTY OBSERVER, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1916
LACKS PENALTY CLAUSE
BONE DRY LAW DOES NOT HAVE
TEETH IN IT
Governor Withycombe May Withhold
Proclamation Until After Leg
At the election last Tuesday the
people of Oregon' voted to put upon
Tne statutes a "bono dry' law by a
majority of nearly 2500, hut be
cause of the lack of a clause in. the
law specifying punishment for vio
lators of it, Governor Withycombe
has announced that lie will do his ut
most to prevent the importation of
liquor into Oregon until such time at
the legislature can pass legislation
providing for enforcement of the
The new law will become effective
upon the proclamation of the gover
nor, whiah shall be made, according
to law, "forthwith" after the offic
ial canvass of the vote is completed
by the secretary of fitfif f Th nan-
vass will probably be finished about
Governor Withvcomhe will talro mi
the matter of waiving the "forth
with provision or otherwise delay
ing his proclamation without the pos
sibility of violating any law himself,
with Attorney General Brown.
As the law stands it mniwltr fn,,.,i
the importation into the state of in
toxicating liquors for beverairp rnir
poses and does not prescribe any
penalty for violation nor does it for
ma importation of liquor for other
than beverage purposes.
Late returns from the election serve
to indicate that absolute prohibition
has carried by a majority ranging!
irom, z.jimi to 2,500.
With approximately 08 per cent of
the vote canvassed, the measure has
a lead of 2,382. The missing pref
cmcm are expected to be favorable.
The final majority, however, is not
exfwcien to exceed 2,500.
The vote as it now stands is
Majority for, 2,351.
Meanwhile the vote against
Drewers' amendment, which would
(nave reopened the state for the nuan
nfacture and sale nf lw.or ;,
It is probable that the measure will
be snowed under with a majority of
, or more.
The anti-compulsory vaccination
lull apparently has been defeated. The
vote now stands: Yes, 03,(571; No.
94,589; majority against, 918.
or, H, W. Herring, surveyor; S. S.
Duncan, school superintendent. All
the County nftlppre nm Rpnuhlipfinf
and re-elected with the exception of
H. S. Malonev. Democrat, also re
The measure fin nmhiliitinp1 live
stock from running at large carried
by ii big majority.
The onlv new cnuntv nftlppv will hp
Sam E. Cummins of Carlton. lipnuh-
lican, who succeeds William Gnnninc
Republican, but who ran as an inde
pendent in the primaries. Mark
Weathcrford for conuress was lipntpn
by W. C. Hawley, the vote standing
M1.1 tor the tormer to 4115 for the
FORM $100,000 PARTNERSHIP.
Independence Men Organize Mining
Articles of nartnerslii n hptwppn oiv
Independence men, forming the Dry
Process of Mining company with a
capital ot SIOU.UUU. hnve been fi nd
witn tnc county clerk. The men are:
Roderick W. Haddock, W. D. Smith,
J. W. Cook. Walter Raamnsspn. .Tnhn
Osbom and Virgil De Costa. Roder
ick W. Haddock's inventions and pa
tents will be used and Mr. Haddock
lias been named as manager.
Contractors ' fiaap Rottlod
The suit of the Tillamook' Bay Con-
itruction company as-ainst Tillamnnk
and Yamhill counties, which Ima Wn
in progress at IBllsboro before Judge
ueorge uatley, was settled by com
promise before the case went to the
jury. The contracting firm will cet
qmiuo anil each side pay its own costs.
The amount the counties wen koine
sued tor was $8,640.12 and costs of
The dispute between Mil pollntipc
and the contracting firm arose over
me moving or the amount of dirt and
rock excavated for o-rndimr th Ron-
Grass road which links thpTilliimnnl.-
country to the Willamette valley. The
road was built jointly bv Yamhill n,l
Tillamook counties. Th stota mj,.
way department looked after some de
Though Jack Frost, with his frigid
hand shake, dialled the hearts of
many last Saturday morning, the in
terior of Klkins sc.lioolhouse rang
merrily with happy thawed-out voices
..(!, t H,1 flip fmil'tll
zone meeting, which was conducted
by Supervisor Moore and ruipt. Key
Mr. Moore, who is doing demon
stration teaching in reading for the
I pnpliprs. dm-ino- frill's circuit nf the
county, reports that the interest is
very keen among all progressive peo
ple, as they appreciate the good
"Tf. is indppd p-rntifvinff. " ftnid Mr
Moore, "tn p.e how the teachers ore
taning advantage or tms opportunity
afforded them, and it seems to me it
UTmiln mnlrp flip vprv fpw wlln fin nnf
come, blush with siiame to hear how
onp tpftfthpr rndp nnrsphnpk 8 miles.
one rode 5 miles and one walked 4
milps tn this Klkins mpptinpv hut
rest assured they are real progressive
The Pflrpnf-Tpflp.hpr nssnpiniinn In
dies banqueted those present and Su
oerintendent Reynolds and Snmprvis-
or Moore assert that the sumptuous
meal alone, was well worth an eight
mile ride on horseback.
The forenoon was devoted to work
with the second and eighth Grade
classes by Mr. Moore, and followed
by a discussion on the subject of
In the afternoon. Runprinfpndpnt
Reynolds snoke on club work. Miss
JNelie loune" demonstrated snmp in
teresting nhnnie find Tinrnhpr n'nrr
done bv card svstpni. and Miu Lu
cille Hamilton, of Elkins, showed at
length various devices used in her
successful work. One article very
vice commission yesterday morning
President Sproule denied that there
was anv truth in tlie report mat me
Southern Pacific had permitted the
Union Pacific railroad to place car
orders with builders in advance ui
its own. He said new cars are now
. : t ,u miMiira in T. IP PflSL
.-Mining jium in. ---
and the company should receive 50 per
ilav until tne oruer ior m ...-
J. H. Dryer, assistant general su
nenntendent, told the commission,
that of 138 new box cars received,
70 if the very first were billed to
Oregon. Five hundred cars are on
their way to the Southern Pacific
i lis, lie said.
this yf.nr than last; corn is four
cents lower. The stato's quotations
are (the first price is the average
this year; the second, last year's):
wheat, 130 and 84 cents a bushel;
corn, 7(1 and 80; oats, 43 and 3(i;
potatoes, 81 and 52; hay $10.00 uud
$8.70; eggs, 37 and 32 cents a doz
en. The national prices are: wheat,
158 and 93.1 cents a bushel; com, 85
and 01.9; oats, 40 and 34.9; xtutocs, i
136 nnil 00.8: hay, $10.68 anil $10.83
a toni eggs, 32
dozen; cotton, jgV
the conty WJ .
cated that I 'v
' ', Wft
them that I cn
the best of my, b;-
Literary Section To Meet,
Tl,a i;i,-,ni' aoi'Unn nf tllp WVi-
mnn'fi plllb will IllPpt. with Mi's. II.
Casey. 611 Jetterson street, tomorrow
afternoon at 2:30.
Evangelical Revival Begins.
Don't forget that there will be good
gospel preaching and singing at the
Evangelical church every night this
week, excepting Tuesday. On the hit
ter evening the "Father's and Moth
er's Meeting" of (lie W. C. T. U., will
he held. These meetings will doubt
less rnntinup for spvprnl wppks. Rpv
Layton is an unusual type of preacher
and evangelist. Services begin prompt
ly at 7:30 each evening. Everyone
Evangelist at Evangelical Church.
A. P. Lavton of Si. Johns. Oreion.
heiran a series of evangelistic mpet-
ings at the Evangelical church last
evening. The meetings are to contin
ue for several weeks.
In "Why are Photographs the best
Christmas Gifts?" Contest.
HUGHES MAJORITY ABOUT 7600
Incomplete Returns Show Lead Now
With complete returns fmm
counties of the state except Benton
t.oos, Crook, Grant, Harney, Lake,
Malheur and Wheeler, and incomplete
returns rrom them, Charles E.
iiuehes has a lead of 7,387 votes ov
er President Wilson in Oregon. The
total vote for Hughes was 122,984 and
for Wilson 115,082 votes. The full
tabulation of the vote by coumties is
nod River 1,314
Dallas Remembers Singer.
One of the m-ettv floral
ceived by Madame' Sehumann-Hoink
at tier Saturday evenimr pnnppi-f ii,
I ortlnnd was sent by the Dallas Com.
mercial club. Mrs. R r. a.nm.n
Mrs. V. C. Staats, Mr. and Mrs. John
W. Orr, Mrs. U. S. Loughary, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Rimw nA 1WV A
Mrs. Oscar Hnyter were in Portland
lor tbe concert. However, Mr. anil
Mrs. Hnyter were nnahlB tn nhtoin
seals, as the entire sale had been fin
ished two or three dn
concert. Half of Mndnmp .,....
ITcink's concert was composed of
iMigusii and naif of German, songs.
Oregon Splendidly Represented.
Fred W. Graham nf flip drant
Northern railway snpntinrr .f
Land Products Exposition banquet in
oeattie recently, said: "One trouble
in Seattle has been that the land
show is not understood and I don't
think the people understand what it
was. I am clad to RPP Omimn an
splendidly reprasented. for if it had
not Dcon lor Uregon we would not
have had suoli a annppmfnt f,v
we have had. I want to express my
personal appreciation for Oregon
turning out as maermficentlv as thv
... - - -
Try an Observer Want-Ad.
necessary in a iwimarv room was n
sand table produced by her ingenui
ty tor 00 cents. FOODSTUrrS AVERAGE high.
I lln nntmnnsona nlm .1
Government Report For October
Gives National Prices.
As comnarcd with Nnvpmlipr 1
1915, the averace mnrkpt niminf;n,,i
of foodstuffs throughout the country
was very high on the first of this
month. Potatoes were twipp ni hiirh .
wheat, one and a half times; corn,
oats and cotton were higher. Hay is
the only commodity whnsp nf innn I
price is lower this year than last.
In the state wheat.
bay and eggs show hjgher quotations
Hurt in Handling Lor Jam
Ivan Dickev waa serinnalv inj,,
in an accident at the Rmwn lnnr,
camp near bhendan November 7 and
...was taken tn PnWlon ti,,.j..
3,676 1 Pil,kcv waa attempting to break a log
' iam wlien hia nilra ruil n ,i;nnAj - I
- , , o..,.,,, u
1 045' WaS 8tpk "J" InIT, throwing him
3G8 1 fet" DioJccT landed on his head.
1188'C'ay rnwn' W,H waa working with
4 916!Dickey wa aIso 8truck by the
i wiiv ui viic oiow was spent
before it reached him.
FOUR. WOMEN GET OFFICES
Positions in Wahkiakum County Won
Four women will hold WahWknm
county, Washington, offices as the
result of the recent election held
t;n TII-m-I TT I,
,,. " j-in win succeed
'tic' nerselr as auditor; Miss Winifred
. l-ooper, county clerk, will h ihp i
1'175, treiuiirpi-- M v.o. Dr-.l.: -n
, ...... ..I., , , tftian will
assume tne duties or eonnty clerk
and Mrs. Maude K. Butler will be
superintendent of schools.
Totals 125 9U licnoo
Hughes' majority 7.3S7
credit and thanks are due Mesdamcs
Frank Loughary, Roy Pitzer, Lester
iMi'iil, A. L. Todrow, Guy Hewitt, Geo.
.lunes, Albert Tethcrow, Laura Matt
hews, Miss Edith Witzel and Miss
Those comprising the eighth grade
were: u.nel Kmc and ttmmn Z pl
each of Parker school, Nellie Lane of
Highland school, Wallace Green of
.rairview and Harold Pr c of El.
The second erade wa to Iwivp hpn
taken from Dallas, but at the twelfth
hour, they asserted an nnwillinunpss
to go, so a small class was procured
ins ifollows: Claude Winegar fend
Lewis Stevens of Monmouth, and Hel
en Thayer of Highland school.
The teachers nresent wptp tho Mio
ses Gertrude Wilson of Lewisville.
Nellie Yonnff of Parker. I.nta Ptp
son of Valley View, Lucille Hamil
ton and Edith Witznl of HlHnc Rn.
Page of Sunny Slone. .Tpssip TTnnt P
Highland, and Mrs. Ci
of Fairview. Miss Marion C. Bliven
or Montgomery was ill and will at
tend the meetinir in nnp (1 tm;
Edna Messeneer of Snvpr -,
oniy one who was rnintiln,.,,.
- .-.r.uuU9 1UI
her alnence in person or message.
ine next meeting will be at Bridge
port on oaturdav. NovpmW isth
ending the first
- , wuwijr
by Supervisor Moore and Superinten-
The eoantv will be redividpn infn
seven zones as the present division of
me zones comprises too much terri
tory, necessitating tpuphoro
great a distance in bad weather.
language will ho tno-l,i i,,. s
visor Moore on the next circuit.
Amity Has Church Meeting.
Christian churches nM n j
...... .... aii-un,
conference in Amity Friday. Pro
fessor Ressler of Oregon Agricultural
college snoke nn. 'Thp pt..:..u;
of the Oregon Agricultural college to
the Rural Church." Representatives
of all the Christian eniir0,
county were present and talks were
made by P. A. Silas. Carlton, on the
duties and qualifications of church of
ficers; Howard McConnell on mid
week meetings; R. H. Sawyer, Port
land, stewardship r -rr -
dall, MeMinnville, on the Woman
nome Missionary society and
Rev. F. J. Porter of Rlpm
Surely Christmas giving should
mean more of tender thought, of lov
ing and unselfish wishing for the bu
piness of others, than that of any oth
er occasion, and what better express
es that thought than the representa
tion of one's self!
Through all the months of tho year,
u photograph calls to mind tho affeo
tion, the friendship, the tios of sym
pathy, of understanding, of mutual
experiences or whatever tho relation
between sender and recipient may be.
And who of us knows what a year
may bring forth of change or separ
ation The pictured face will bring
corn Tort and cheerful thought to those
who are alone or away from the home
Our children change and develop so
rapidly it is hard to keep pace with
their growth. A photograph taken
each year and used as a Christmas
Gift recalls to mind all the endearing
traits and sweet memories that we
might loose without such a reminder.
Who of us has not tho longing to
possess a really good likeness of some-
one denr to ust Then why not givo
to others what we would prize most y
ourselves f j
Mrs. Chas. A. Bennett. t
PHOTOGRAPHS ARE ALSO THE MOST ECONOE
There are many reasons why yon should ordtf Ik
ion know most of them.
C. B. STONE
The Photographer in your torn.
Republicans Represent TamhilL
Ira Barber of Willamina and W.
W. Lnneer of Lafayette. Republicans,
will represent Yamhill eonnty in the
lower noose or tne legislature. Charles
B. Wilson of Newber has been re
elected elerk. W. O. Henderson, eher
M; TL 8. Malonev, Democrat, coun
ty treasurer; Martin Miller, assm-
Is Clearing Bight of Way.
John Ebhe has started work nn lU
clearing of the proposed right of way
and spur into the Falls Cit nn.n
ior tne eity or Ualljs. Ebbe was giv
en the eontract at the last meeting of
me council, rle wiU do the work
alone and thinks it will.be about a
month before he completes it
Hi Hons Divorced.
Mrs. Gertrude I.Iovd Hiram wu
granted a divorce yesterday, in Mar
ion eonntv. from
Hixson of this eity. Mrs. Hixmn wm
How would you like to havethislai
stng jor you tonight?
IZIT EE-CREATES ALL FORMS OF MUSIO SO EXACffll
THAT THE RE-CREATION IS IN DISTINGUISHABLE FROM THEOBIGfflf
Tma SS, TO SENSED TO DEMONSIEi"
THIS WONDERFUL NEW INVENTION. f
tTZI re creation of thewobx
" -"S! tinuUiS AND INSTRUMENTALISTS.
J. C. UGLOW, Dallas
To Ask State for $86,000.
The executive nA An.nAa
- - " cuiuniii-
tee of the Oregon normal school de-
naea at a meeting rij.
' .--.v.Ma,. uiorn-
mg to ask the lptrislntnr. tn.
pronriation of $86,000. Of this .mount
HJ".vruu IS Tor an mJJiti-
dormitory, $25,000 for an addition to
the main building. $6000 t0 0hiain
"ui, ,or practice work, and $.5000
ir .ireei improvements.
CARS ARE ON WAT WEST
Service Commission Informed Relief
Is In Siiht.
The Southern P, ; iii .
ymt . . ne
- new ireighl ears to help it in
the great concert contralto
" but one of the many fa
mous artist, who have sung
d Played in direct compar
ison with Edison's Rp-Crea-'on
of their work to prove
that his new art re-creates
ail forms of music with such
Perfect,,,, that the Edisoj
,. -Creadon eannot be dis
fished from the original
of Chnstine Miller', roice
when she is n eon.
given the e.tody f th. ..m .1 " MP
daughter. . ' 1; .JZ"" cordine
m i II' "
' .rari.ru aj tne public aer-