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THE FOLK COUNTY OBSEEVER, TTJJ
feSDAT, JANUABY 2, 1917
TERSE TALES OF TOWN
LOCAL NEWS OF DALLAS AND
Personal Paragraphs Pertaining
People and Their Movements,
Gleaned by Observer.
L. D. Gibson of the Eola hills visit
ed in the city Friday with his broth
er, "Uncle" Breeze Gibson, and Dr.
and Mrs. Starbuck.
. Among the men who attended the
budget meeting Friday at the court
bouse were G. W. McCamey of Inde
pendence, O. E. Focht of Ballston, C.
V. Johnson of Airlie and L. Grice of
the Eola hills.
L. S. Finseth and T. E. Campbell
were week-end visitors in Portland,
Wash., where they attended a D. 0.
K. EL ceremonial.
Miss Retta Claggett of Salem is
spending the week with her aunt,
.Mrs. Eoy Savage.
Mrs. Whiter Reynolds of Rosedale
spent Sunday with her brother, Roy
Mr. and Mrs. William Goodrich of
Salem visited last week with their
daughter, Mrs. Roy Savage.
Mrs. Rose Pratt of Salem is visit
ing for a few days with Mrs. Roy
Misses Florence Kopan of Corvallis,
L. N. Kopan, and Miss Elizabeth Km
pan were guests of Mi. and Mrs. 0. I.
Wilber L. Rogers of Great Falls,
Montana, visited over the week-end
in this city.
Wally Caldwell of Pomona, Califor
nia, was in the city over the week-end.
Max Flannery of Perrydale was in
the city Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M, Campbell visit
ed over the New Year with relatives
Among the recent guests at the Ho
tel Gail were Horace N. Steele of Sa
lem, Edith Johnson of Falls City, V.
L. Guild of Independence and C. E.
Short of Albany.
Ed, Himcs is in Monmouth today to
make a final estimate upon the cost
of the Monmouth paving.
Paul Bilyeu returned to Portland
Sundav after a several days' visit
with his father, Charles Bilyeu. Mrs.
Sena Bilyeu was the guest of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Lynch, and
with friends in Bridgeport.
Miss Adella Piasecki of Portland,
sister of E. K. Piasecki, has been at
Hie Piasecki home the past week. Mrs.
Piasecki is improving.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Gcttjmnn and
child and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Halt
ing and child were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Gerlinger December 24. G.
3, Bnyless and Eugene Bnyless, of
San Francisco, were Christmas din
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ger
linger. Mrs. Jim Hunter and daughter,
Margaret, went to Portland Friday
for a couple of days.
Claude Richardson has left for Sac
ramento, California, to take the S. P.
examination for motormnn.
Louie Husser and daughter, Miss
Marguerite Husser, spent Simday
with Salem friends.
Jacob Mehl and family arrived last
week from Camas, Idaho, and are
moving onto their 83-acre farm locat
ed near the cement plant west of
town. He expects to put a small saw
mill on the place this winter.
George Gerlinger spent the weckr
end in Portlnnd,
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. "Clements of
Portland visited over Christmas week
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. J.
Clements. Mr. Clements returned to
Portland and Mrs. Clements will re
main for a longer visit.
Mr. and Mrs. George Gerlinger were
patrons for the university of Oregon
alumni dance in Portland last week
and are also patrons for the Knppa
Gamma fraternity dance this week in
Sheriff John W. Orr was a Sunday
visitor in Portland.
E. K. Piosecki, district attorney for
Polk county, opened his office in the
court lioixc today and will handle pri
vate pracjice as well as matters per
taining to the duties of his office.
Mrs. Fay Gregory of Dallas was
registered at Hotel Portland, Port
land, Oregon, yesterday.
Pr. R. C. Virgil is in Portland to
attend the meeting of the state ex
aminers of candidates for osteopathic
Miss Norma Holman left the hos
pital this morning after a confine
ment of several days.
W. T. Foster, father of Dr. C. L.
Poster, was operated upon yesterday
morning at the Dallas hospital. Mr.
Foster rallied splendidly from the
A ten-pound boy was born Wednes
day to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Klassen in
High school classes resumed this
This is "class" dsy in the court
hou. Fred J. Holman is tutoring
A. V. K. Snyder and Mr. Snyder's
deputy. Miss Pauline Coad. Fran
Meyer . ewaehing Carl Graves in the
banged duties of the county assess
or. Asa B. Robinson, Jr., and John
W. Orr are taking post-graduate
courses without instructors. E. K.
Piasecki is teaching himself. Fred
Crowley has finished his course under
Professor W. I. Reynolds. Homer
Robb is absorbing knowledge from C.
R. Canfield in the surveyor's office.
Mose Manston will have his first les
son tomorrow when the county court
Ben Werner Back On The Job.
Ben Werner resumed his position
of cashier of the Dallas Southern Pa
cific freight and passenger station
yesterday morning after ah absence of
three months. D. A. Martin, cashier
since Werner left, left yesterday for
his home in Portland. He will con
tinue to work for the Southern Pacific
company but has not yet been assign
To Attend Irrigation Congress.
State Senator C. L. Hawley of Mc
Coy, Representative W. V. Fuller of
this city and Representative Jra Bar
ber of Willamina plan to be present
at the meetings of the Oregon Irriga
tion congress in Portland Thursday,
Friday and Saturday of this week.
Criders Leave for Honolulu.
Mr. and Mrs. Channcey Crider left
Simday for Honolulu where they ex
pect to spend a vacation of three
weeks. They will sail from San Fran
cisco on January 3 on the steamship
Stenciling S. F. C. & W. Equipment
All cars of the old S. F. C. and W.
railway are being repainted and sten
ciled with the Southern Pacific num
Ralph Martin and mother, Mrs. M.
Martin, and Mrs. Lettie Huntley mo
tored to Salem last week.
J. A. Sanderson and sons, James
and Allen, were Salem visitors last
Miss Gladys Mitchell, our teacher,
is spending the holidays with her
parents at Glenada.
Mrs. J. A. Sanderson and her
daughter, Hirsehel, were capitol city
visitors last week.
Mrs. Leona Brown and Mrs. Becker
were Salem' shoppers last week.
Mrs. Lettie Huntley and son, Gor
don, ate Christmas dinner with Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Rogers of Oak Point.
' Mrs. W. Wooden and daughters
were Salem visitors last Saturday.
E. E. Johnson and James Ridenhour
helped E. F. Brown saw wood recent-
J. W, Underwood was a caller at
the Huntley home last week.
Irvine Areliart spent Christmas
with his mother at Junction City.
Mr. Frencli and son of Balm Grove
farm, ate Christmas dinner with 3.
W. Rogers and fnmily. Also Miss
Frieda Patterson of Salem and Hugh
and Loeta Rogers, 0. A. C. students,
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rogers.
Mrs. I. G. Archart spent Christmas
with her mother at Portlnnd.
Master Peter Bessett spent Christ
mas at the Rogers home.
Mrs. Mabel Morrow, who enjoyed
an extended visit with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Truman at Tacoma,
Wash., has returned home.
E. E. Johnson helped E. F. Brown
butcher hogs last week.
Walter Simon, nn old-time Green
wood boy, who lives in Canada, is
down on a visit to his many friends
Benjamin Huntley,, whose home is in
Oregon City, was up for a several
days' visit with the writer. Bdn
says he noticed a great change in this
country after being away several
Roy Bigelow was a Greenwood call
er last week.
The Southern Pacific company's
crew is putting the hieb power wire
poles in place. The poles are 50 feet
long and 18 inches in diameter ami
set at a depth of 8 feet.
Rev. Vint was nn east-bound pas
senger last Thursday.
Dr. Rempel,Chiropractor,513 Church
Dr. Stone's Heave Drops cures
heaves. Price $1, for sale by all drug
gists. Adv. 79-tf.
Broken window f We put in window
glass. Sterling Furniture Company.
One of the largest and most elab
orate weddings of the season was sol
emnized yesterday afternoon at five
o'clock when Miss Elva Lucas was
united in marriage to Irving DeWitt
Hicok of Colusa, California. The
wedding took place at the First Pres
byterian chuaxh, Rev. D. A. MacKen
zie officiating, with the Episcopal ring
ceremony. The bridal party was pre
ceded by dainty little Margaret
Staats and Paul Bollman as flower
children who carried boquets of roses
and bows of tulle. Mrs. Ethel Lucas
Stowe, sister of the bride, was ma
tron or honor; Misses Cleo White of
McMinnville, Genevieve Frazier of
Salem, Jessamy Roberts of Portland
and Ruth Storrs of Pomona, Califor
nia were charming bridesmaids.
The bridal party was met at the al
tar by the groom, Irving DeWitt Hic
ok, and Wilber L. Rogers 6f Great
Falls, Montana, the best man. Miss
Dorothy Bennett played the weddins
march from Mendelssohn and M;s?
Ruby Ann Lorence of Monmouth sang
Cadman's "At Dawning."
The altar was decorated with a
background of evergreens, ferns and
palms and dainty pink primroses were
twined in festoons from the altar.
Bows of pink tulle and ivy shaded the
lights and garlands of green formed
a pergola from the ceiling.
The bride, who is a charming girl,
wore a gown of ivory satin, combined
with silver lace, cut entrain. A cloud
like tulle veil, edged with real lace
and wreathed with baby white hya
cinths, enveloped her. She carried a
colonial bouquet of beautiful pink
roses and baby hyacinths.
Mrs. Ethel Lucas Stowe, matron of
honor, was attired in gold colored
charmeuse, trimmed with lace and cut
entrain. A gold tulle hat was torn.
The bridesmaids were striking bru
nettes and were gowned in billowy
pink tulle and wore picture hats of
tulle. They carried shower bouquets
of pink carnations and lilies, tied with
tulle. The ushers were Wally Cald
well of Pomona, California, Dick
Johnson of Corvallis, John Wilson of
Corvallis and James Marr of Salem.
Following the ceremony a weddins
supper was served to the bridal par
ty and immediate friends of the bride.
The guests at the supper were Misses
Maude Barnes, Hnllie Smith, Muriel
Grant, Helen Loughary, Gladys
Loughary, Marjorie Bennett, Pauiin?
Coad and Helen Casey.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
aril Mrs. H. W. Lucas of this city.
She 's a member of the Delta Mu mi
ronty at Corvallis and was very pop
ular Among the students at 0. A. C.
Trving DeWitt Hicok is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. II. H. Hicok of Colusa, Cal
ifornia. He is engaged in the grain.
brokerage business at that place with
his father. After a honeymoon trip
to various southern California points
the young couple will make their homo
in Cnlnsn. They were recipients of n
nlendid arrav of wedding gifts from
their many friends.
The out-of-town guests at the wed
ding were: Misses Marie Francis
Knight nnd Alice Crewson of Port
lnnd, Bertha McHenry and Mary Roll
ers of Corvallis, Ktliel Frazier. Freda
Spitzbart, Vivian Hargrove and Irene
Curtis of Salem, Edna Connor of
Sheridan, Tsabelle Storrs of Pomona.
California, Tra Mix of Indepen
dence and Mr. and Mrs. II. II. Hieok
of Colusa, Caliif.
Great Falls, Montana, Frank Wil
Eugene and Max Flannery, Per-
Amusement Club Meets.
Drl and Ms. V. C. Staats entertain
ed the members of the Amusement
club with a watch-party at their home
on Maiw street last night. The rooms
were adbrned in fcistletoe and holly.
The evening was spent in games and
music, after which a delicious two-
course luncheon was served by the
hostess. Tli A members of the club and
their guests were: Mr. and Mrs. C.
L, Barnes, Mil and Mrs. J. R. Craven,
Mr. and Mrs. fe. L. Chapman, Mr. and
Mrs. W. V. Filler, Mr. and Mrs. E.
W. Fuller, M-f and Mrs. G. L. Haw
kins, Mr. uid Mrs. E. A. Hamilton,
Mr. and Mifs. U. S. Loughary, Mr. and
Mrs. Hanfy Woods, Mr. and Mrs. I.
F. Yoakulm, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hay-
ter, Mr. j and Mrs. J. C. Uglow, Mr.
and Mrsf. Willis Simonton, Mr. and
Mrs. Wl L. Soehren, Mr. and Mrs.
Otho Williams, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
McDauieU, Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Patter
son, Mr and Mrs. Joseph Crowther,
Dr. and) Mrs. V. C. Staats and Mrs,
Ella J. M,etzger.
Stepping Party Enjoyed.
The.menibers of the Young People's
Dancing club gave an informal danc
ing party; at the Woodman hall on
Thursday 'evening. Enjoyable music
was furnished by Miss Helen Poling
and Harold Pofttig. Among those
present yere: Misses Mildred Shaw,
Velve Btpebe, Winona Rice, Lucile
Loughary Pearl Jost, Claudia Plank,
RacheaMIolloway, Maud Barnes, Hal-
lie Smith,Muriel Grant, Helen Lough
ary, Gladys Loughary, Pauline Coad,
Pearl Smith, and Eulala Butler of
Portland': Messrs. Lawrence. Smith,
John Farley, Victor Williams, Ernest
McCallon, Jack Richardson, Ray
Smith, Grant Burford, Donald Hayes.
George Smith, Edward Cutler, Edward
Preston, Irving Balderree, Chauncey
Hayes. Walter Craven, Elwin Craven,
and Wilbert Hamilton. The chaper
oned were: Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Jost,
Mrs. Edith Plank and Oscar Cheno-weth.
Mrs. L J. Clements Hostess.
Mrs. L. J. Clements proved herself
a delightful hostess Friday evening
when she entertained the members of
the Textile club at her home on Le
vens street. The rooms were decor
ated in Christmas decorations of holly
and mistletoe. The evening was spent
in fancy work, after which a delicious
luncheon was served. The members
of the club present were: Mesdames
E. V. Dayton, Ida Manston, Herman
Lahyer, Ross Ellis, H. H. Dunkelber
ger, N. L. Guy, Dodge Bicknell, G. L.
Hawkins, W. G. Kenrth and D. E.
Clements of Portland, Misses Flora
McCallon. Nora Robertson. Bob Mc
Callon, Mamie Robertson, Effie Blown
and Fannie Dempsey.
Yaaka Hula Stepping Party.
Foremost nmong the winters' social
events was the New Years' dance giv
en by the Yaaka Hula club Saturday
evening at the Woodman hall. The
club dances are proving to be the most
notable functions of the winter gaie
ties to members of the younger set
who are devotees of dancing. It was
in a typical l hnstmas setting that
the merry throng revelled Saturday.
The ball room was transferred into
veritable bowers of green, quantities
of .evergreen making an npropriate
and effective setting for the gailv at
tired dancers. The walls were banked
with a profnsion of evergreens, nnd
ferns, and studded against their back
ground were myriads of vari-colored
Christmas lights. The club members
participating were: Mr. and Mrs. L.
Miss Balderree Entertains.
Miss Echo Balderree delightfully
entertained with a Taffey-pull last
Thursday evening at her home on
Main street. The rooms were taste
fully decorated in mistletoe and hoi
ly. Games and music were the main
diversion of the evening. The invit
ed guests were: Misses Myrtle
Hayes, Thelma Smith, Marjorie Ben
nett, Beth Wilson, Gertrude Wilson
nnd Echo Balderree; Messrs. Irving
Balderree, Grant Balderree, Russell
Inman, Stunrt Bennett, Elmo Ben
nett, and Harris Ellsworth.
n m io n in
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vve nave purcnapeu ine- slock ail!
business of L. B. Hixson, Jr., ant
have taken charge.
We feel confident that we will
able to care for your Motorcyc
Sporting Goods and General Mel
A trial is all we request.
Cards and Dancing Enjoyed.
Miss Helen Poling delightfully en
tertained Thursday evening with a
card party, at her home on Oak street.
"500" was the main diversion of the
evening. The fore part of fhc even
ing was spent in dancing at the Wood
man hall. At a late hour a delightful
luncheon was served. Those present
were: Misses Pauline Coad. Helen
Loughary, Gladys Loughary and Helen
Poling. Messrs. Edward. Cutler.- Irving
Balderree, Edward Preston and Har
Hang an electric lamp where it can be read
switched on and off.
Let it burn for a time after dusk and also in
This will lengthen the poultry day, give the hi
more exercise and speed up egg production.
It has increased egg production 40 per cent.
By the way, do you know that the best incif
tors are electrically heated?
75-tf r- Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Walter L.
The Dallas Wood company is ready Tooze. Jr., Misses Margaret Husser.
to furnish yon with mill wood. Good Thelma Smith, Ruth Campbell. Maud
loads and eood service. All wood cash i Banies. llallie Smith. Helen Lough-
on delivery. Phone 492. 103-tf
Dr. R. C Virgil, osteopath, Uglow
building: 9 to 12; 1 to 5; 7 to 8. 46-tf
Have you picture to frame t Yoi
need go no further than our store to
have it done. Sterling Furniture Com
Dr. C L. Foster, dentist, City Bank
SebeTcr. W. D., at 415 Oak street
Vnows bow to shoe bones. Trv him
For Fire and automobile insurance
ee Chaa. Gregory, city halt 32-U
Bring in your rags, rubber, copper.
brass and I will pay you the highest
nrv. .Mnini nrsnt. Leone Williams.
Gladys Lougharv, Lucile Hamilton
Marie Griffin. Helen Poling. Emma
Bebee. Marjorie Bennett. Bob MeCal-
New Books Now At Library.
Miss Ednelle Collins has gi-en two
books on shorthand, "Beginners Let
ter Drill" and "Gregg's Shorthand"
to the Dallas library and D. E. Hew
itt. Robert Herriek's "Together."
Bartlett's "Familiar Quotations"
and Werner's "Readings and Reci
tations number 28 A Christmas
Book." have been added to the li
Sends Greetings to Playmate.
Seventy-fonr years ago in Scott
county, Illinois, J. M. Campbell, then
10 years old, said goodbye to his
playmate, W. L. Black, but through
all the years they have not forgotten
one another despite the fact that they
With these there is no dirt, no smoke, no
the heat is automatically regulated to one-ham
Electric incubation is the ideal method.
Yes, electric brooders are very successful.
Oregon Power C(
Ion. Nina Farley, Mesrs. Xewman have not met since they parted. Each
Dennis, Forrest Martin, Edward Pres-j Christmas they write. This year, in
ton. Laird Woods, Fred Gooeh. Ed-'a quavering band, Black, now 88,
ward Cutler. Flovd Ellis, Carl B. Fen-wrote, "I greet von, wishing von all
ten. Earl Cutler. Clifford Heleerson.
J. X. Helgerson, Ray Scott, Walter
Mnir. Chiuneey Hayes, Trving Balder
ree, Willis MeDaniel. . The out-of-town
guests were: Misses Mary Rog
ers, Corvallis, Ora Fenton, Indepen
dence. Delilah MeDaniel. of TT. of O.
Tina Roberts. Monmonth. Edith .Tobn
price. Henry Smith, Dallas. S6-8Sc son of Falls City, Messrs. Wilber Rog- separate.
the joys of the season." Mr. Camp
bell has responded. "I have never
seen him since we left and I guess 111
never get back now." said Mr. Camp
bell Saturday. But the plastic child
hood mind in both old men does not
permit them to forget though more
than the three score and ten vears
WITH MY Blf
I can take the whole family and baggage
from the station to the residence. -can
make economical trips for basketball teams
and parties to towns and places near Dallas
PLASTER, the Mcve-y Man
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