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 islature Meets, 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 amendment. 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 December 1. 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 Tes, 108,306. No, 105,955. 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 elected. 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 present congressman. SCHOOL NEWS FORM $100,000 PARTNERSHIP. Independence Men Organize Mining Company. 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. the 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 action. 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 nnlds. 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 work. "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 teachers." 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 rending. 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 from olhcials. 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 ...- pleted. 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 $10.83 &&fy$&QQQ&$bQQQ44Q4Q6&&t$i a toni eggs, 32 dozen; cotton, jgV the conty WJ . cated that I 'v ' ', Wft them that I cn the best of my, b;- FIRST PRIZE 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. THE CHURCHES 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 welcome. 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. r'li I Wilson 3,861 2,355 5.280 2,239 1.451 2,132 2,550 HUGHES MAJORITY ABOUT 7600 Incomplete Returns Show Lead Now of 7387. 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 as follows: County Hughes Baker 2,442 Benton 2,811 Clackamas 6,182 Clatsop 2,568 Columbia 2,029 Coos 1,972 Crook 1,580 Curry 532 Douglas 3,907 Gilliam 559 Grant 871 Harney 272 nod River 1,314 Jackson 3,567 Jefferson 549 Josephine 1,657 Klamath 1,406 I-ake 453 Lane 7,253 Lincoln 1,167 I'inn 4,585 Malheur 1,346 Marion 8,283 Morrow gcl Multnomah 41,411 Polk 2,912 Sherman 732 Tillamook 1,547 Umatilla 3,664 Union 2,253 Wallowa 1,160 Wasco 2,285 Washington 4,140 Wheeler 640 Yamhill 3967 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 ... - - - uiu. 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 800! 1.650 1,580 390 5,880 915 4.675 1.596 5,694 aso 35.739 before it reached him. FOUR. WOMEN GET OFFICES Positions in Wahkiakum County Won inrongn Election. Four women will hold WahWknm county, Washington, offices as the result of the recent election held there. 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. 4.606 3.091 1.925 2.348 2,876 564 3,311 Totals 125 9U licnoo Hughes' majority 7.3S7 incomplete 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 Lucille Hamilton. 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. kina 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- uuni. neynoias. 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 fireside. 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 V PHOTOGRAPHS ARE ALSO THE MOST ECONOE There are many reasons why yon should ordtf Ik ion know most of them. 1 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 TieWW EDFS tTZI re creation of thewobx " -"S! tinuUiS AND INSTRUMENTALISTS. Off J. C. UGLOW, Dallas by 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 Christine Miller 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 n 'r m i II' " ' .rari.ru aj tne public aer- 14 !