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NEWS IN BRIEF
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THE FOLK COUNTY OBSERVES. TUESDAY, JANUARY 2. 1917
?Zrs Stances all did
T e dinner which
I! r' ZI o... "Stullenburge:
?. r """ somas Frank
"lu"u r ' n Ua ' Coulter,
Jay Dewey Coulter, L. Refl
Melvm Pearl Rea,rtie Minerva'
Fred William Newn r-L. rnJ
V, t 'r, ena Newman,
Mrs. Amelia Fowled i T
W. Fowler, of Wk "h"!
men, who Mr'W t
tarting of the mill tins (, , B J c"' months and
and Other Paragraph
V Interest to The Ob
I Numerous Headers.
the lumber company's bl
ressing rapidly. The
pt logs representing sever'
eet of lumber, looks goodl
of Falls City are enjoy-
fss winter at present with
of Salem was a business
Ellison of the electric
any has been quite busy
time installing electric
ughout the city. Several
ave placed lights in their
pieces of property have
nds in the last few weeks.
it or r ails uity scnooi
ho are teaching elsewhere,
fie enjoying the holidays,
cnelson of Crabtree was
sitor in the city Tuesday.
fjrnson of Brownsville is
, V holiday vacation with
r ot Miss Velma Miller
B. jPrime of this city took
mis day. Dr. Prime was
i practicing physician of
:i but has been practicing
,.s the past five months.
,jwi!s went to the home of
to, father of the groom, at
sdroet, Salem, where a
wedding dinner was
he dinner a reception
Prune was given,
lkins is visiting with
Hall of the U. of O. was
th her aunt, Mrs. N.
jIb and brother have
hi Oregon to Visit with
iis home from Reed
(1, during the holidays
Simpson and daughter,
stftng with relatives in
Reese, who have been
itt. Kansas, visiting with
ts.- A. H. Benton, , Mrs,
3'U, started last Wednes.
aturday, December 2fc terment
r- evening B b kah
g "I YgaVeatmM par
nun xuiawiias tree, n
ittueiuuis aaa ineir rang.
"63 were m-
Amity Has Good.,,
v.m, m j.o AUiny DUSinA,...,. 1..
m eporcea a loss m Hnvr Kin
and these two are still
tag a good
j-tyn, California, to spend
Ti,th Arthur Benton.
lite, assistant cashier at
sii k with the measles.
'Wing is doing the work
pence from the bank.
Bradley and Miss Leone
married at the home of
Mtaor, Mrs. Ada Chapin,
ftsoember 25th. The bride
! of the popular teachers
, J jnook and the groom is
i is home for the holi-
fen is spending the holi
3hfJJ niother, Mrs. Sherra
fthy Childs and Frances
iK tbe holidays with
Belle Tartar, contralto,
the 0. A. C. school of
mcairo, will appear in
Friday evening in the
area. To the older res-
lepemlence and vicinity,
needs no introduction.
foghter of Professor N.
former years was iden'
county affairs, polit-
n first opportunity for
Undience to hear Miss
Her friends and her
associates who now re
1 lighted to know she
r, December 19 at the
e parents, occurred
of C. O Wjln
Peyoe, in ntwrnw f a
- . .
fenlatives and friends.
,d his bride came to
P1VD VOTVll'tn.l . ,
uB greawy increasing. (, merchant
oveu sua ne nad too mi i.:
X ""-. I-a""ly "tied gieat
Otviirth m Z4-n 1 i
o-w.. ,u ira uuomess. (toffiee re
ceipts were .better than li.
an t.hniih , n,i J '
transferred td a Broadmra!
The Holly Condensed Mieompany
is employing more than 1 i
handles in excess of IS.OtHounas of
u.11K. amiy. xne plant Hipping a
carload of milk each weki .
dryer, a dray line and a Hot shop
have begun business in tli&
A feed shed was turned intt garage,
and a second auto was ad( at the
livery stable. The citv waUvat.m
which was installed last sg, has
proved a success. A goofciii. is
maintained, and the waten excel
lent. The high school hascrpaapd
in .attendance almost 30 pertt and
the grammar school attend' w
aiso increased, r ive teacherire now
employed in the grammar sol and
four in the high school, beies the
manual training instructor, fc $15r
000 high school, built in 1, has
proved its usefulness to everve The
grain warehouse was compliy re-
uiiui last summer and is now led al
most to capacity. The main d 'of
the city is a cannery or factorji gife
a permanent payroll. Consirable
land has been sold here the layear.
City lots are selling for $20each.
Farm land is selling for $100 aacre.
Fruit lands are selling for J an
acre. One 160-acre farm wsnld
here last fall for $20,000,
The estate of the late S. E. McCul-
locn nag oeen appraised at $28,000 by
the four men, G. A. MeCulloch, Sam
call, beorge Ball and W. A. Yocum,
appointed to estimate the property
holdings. The estate consists of a
142-acres farm at Ballston and other
property in McMinnville and else
where. Carl Gregg was here recently to
visit relatives and friends.
A regular meetins- of th P Bronf.
Teachers' association was held Tues
day night at the school
fair sized crowd was present. Holt
oiocKton, cnairman oi the committee
to see about securing a traveling li
brary, reported application had hoen
made for same and would be sent as
soon as possible. Miss Lola WW.
land was appointed to
leats on the program committee.
faculty and her mother left last Tues-
Z . ;,TTa,.Uallforl,ia. 'here
o. .cmain ror the winter.
The Monmouth Boy Scouts ttr. n.
paring two eomie entertainments to
oe given iierc ua January 26 and 27
SinrtA f.IlB Monmnnfl.
- meamery was
esiamisuea eigu,, years ago there has
been a large increase in thn ni,
of dairy cattle in this section. Cream
ery officials report that at least three
times as many cows are now supply
ing milk as did when the creamery
Tom Ostein of Deerin? unA M,-
Mabel Johnson of Butte Falls spent
me urisiuias vacuum with relatives.
A number from here attended the
big Masonic and Eastern Star ban
quet in Independence Wednesdav.
good literary program was than
A special feature was thn mnlo n,.o.
i . j Tt -i I wecno agu
ici ivui ivea r-rairie. cnnsiHno. of .- tj.i
r, r ' u- tviiD reitttivtw m uaao.
-viSo vuuuor, iviacK Byron, Jack
oyron and J? . fll. JNagle.
Clarence and Viola Merrick left
two weeks ago for & few weeks' visit
Mr. and Mrs. Will Harty spent
Teachers wl, lft ft,, u... r,"'.,"uu 8 Pnts
6 it t f -i ucai uuenuau.
for the holidays were Miss Teats to Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
kalian, anu jyiiss wauace to Willam- tk r-i-.t.. " ,
ina. Mrs B A. Te ats, sister-in-law of D Jbe "
Miss rlattie, trom Independence, sub- n TOldt of tw . ., ,
aHtnfoo f. n. li. . ' . . V -"""iu visuea
me past weeK. friends in Buell for a few days, re
Gerald Tillery and wife have re- cently.
luiuea irom ineir weddinff tnnr tn nr- nr . A-n,,,. vn.i.i
Neskowin last Tuesday. They had baby daughter spent Christmas with
Deeu visiting her relatives, so didn't M TUinhoicon 'a rio rant a If 2
o v wnuiviiun, Mra uh
n.AnlJ rp;n i . . I t'
and wife spent Miss Gladys Hatcher left Saturday
I to spend the Christmas holidays at
Christmas in Willamina,
If- , Ttr . . , . , . I ' ' I
-ul- ana mm. Aiirea came ov- w i,om tuumjii.
er irom uorvanis to visit his broth
er, W. L. Hull, during the holidays.
W. P. Lawrence of Seattle. wa
nere unristmas day between trains on
business pertaining to his hop yard.
The basketball team has lost the
last two games. The team from Che-
Miss Vera Sampson has gone tor"" was yietor by a seore of 21
Willamina to stay with her mother,
Tl.. TV 1 '
Miss Neta Kenworthy went to Sher
idan Friday to visit her sister over
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie McGhie are
to 16, and a team from Dallas won
Thursday night by a score of 30 to 24.
James Arthur and daughter Min
nie visited at the Bud Ramsey home
J. B. Nesmith spent Christmas with
spending the holidays with frienda his daughter, Mre. Blaine Southwick.
and relatives in Silverton
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Liebenthal, of
iviaber, Wash., visited Mrs. Lieben
thal 's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Saucy, this week,
School will open again Tuesday
Lynn Birks has moved into Elmer
Miss Bessie Blair has been visiting
Her sister, Mrs. t loyd Hayes, for sov
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moritz en-
Rev. John Burns, who has been liv
ing in L. v. bherwood s house, is
moving to the N. A. Lucas house.
L. C. Sherwood and family will
move from Salem, where Mr, Sher
wood has resigned his position as dep
uty warden at the penitentiary.
Mr. and Mrs. S. Orr and son Glenn
of Portland spent Cfaiftstmas with
James Hickerson and daughter Ar-
he are visiting in Portland this week.
Miss Grace Porter has resigned her
tertained their friends and relatives Position as teacher in the public
at dinner on Christmas day.
school to take a place in the county
ball Saturday night, December 24,
4H to 38,
The school children were madiap-
py last inday evening by an cxtae-
ly pretty Christmas tree at the ooI
house. The boys and girls gai an
interesting program under the ec-
tion of the principal, Mrs. ChliA.
Books have been laid aside i a
week and sleds held in readiness'or
the first signs of snow.
The teachers. Mrs. Seymour, id
Miss Elizabeth Deal, are spenog
their vacation in Falls City.
The young folks who are studts
at Salem high are having a two-wee'
A play entitled "Winning an Hr-
ess,' ' is soon to be given in the schl
house, proceeds to be used to bent
Miss May Schindler has returd
from a two-weeks ' visit in Portlat
The Clearview bovs came down nrl school superintendent's office. W. I.
- lT 1 -1 - - It 11.
deteated the Harmony boys at basket- "e-uo'UB wm laKe ner Place ln lae
Miss Anrelia Burch, who is teach
ing in Albany, spent the Christmas
vacation, at her home here.
'Tom Lucas, who has been working
in eastern Washington, is visiting his
Alma Riley, the primary teacher,
is spending the holidays with her
brother at Monmonth.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Clay Fox, Jr., have
moved to Salem for a few months,
of Mc- wnre Mrs- Fox is under the care of
The Rickreall Trading company is
taking an invoice of its stock this
Frank Tatom and family are visit
ing in Sheridan this week. -
Ed. Richmond and Earl Jefferson
visited their brother-in-law, Blaine
Mrs. Adam Gutbrod of Sheridan
and Mrs. F. Kruger of Sherwood,
spent Tuesday with Grandma Schatz.
Mrs. Ray Clark's baby has been
very ill. but is now better.
The W. Winegardners of Sheridan
were visiting on Mill Creek Christmas
Mrs. Craine and children
Minnville spent Christmas week with
Mrs. Craine s mother, Mrs. Woods.
Mrs. F. Kruger and daughters,
Louise and Mrs. Taylor are spending
the holidays with Mrs. Kruger 's son,
Walter Matthes has returned home
to remain awhile.
We frame pictures. Did you know
I that? Sterling Furniture Company.
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Myera of Port-
iu.u are spending their Christmas
vacation at tne home of Mrs Myers'
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Farnham.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Melchers took
Christmas dinner with Mi- aA iw
Mike Gruber and family.
aa. ivucber was sick part of last
Misses Grace and Velma Fml,n
and brother Leslie were here from Mc
Minnville to spend Christmas with the
The little son of Mr.
woodward was taken suddenly ill
few days azo and was luim'aj to
Jieiumnville hospital by his parents.
j'ir. ana rars. jiitelgecrge are
joying a visit with his sister and
iamuy trom Grand Island, Nebraska.
Fred Timbler sold his cisrar fnp.tnrv
., .3 1 1 . r '
u "no mrs. Tirnbier have de
parted tor JNew York.
Jur. and Mrs. F. L. Chown and
son, i-rnest, were guests of McMinn
ville friends for the Christmas holidays.
Mrs. T. D. McLain SDent Cliriatma
wun relatives in Seattle.
Hfl. .Harmon has returned home
from Portland, where he had been at
the bed side of his sick wife who had
undergone an operation. She is get
ting alone as well ns con he n.ioJ
but it will be some time before she
can return home.
ONE CQtj. a WOKU, 'PHONE 1.
JUST WU.T YOU NEED AT THE
STABLMJsed cement trays, suit
able forjorse troughs or vats. Very
cheap. U1 last indefinitely. Rich
and Elli $ . ' 379
KEEP THE KIDNEYS WELL
Health is Worth Saving, and Some
Dallas People Know How to
Many Dallas people take their lives
in their hands by neglecting the kid
neys (when they know these organs
need help. Wak kidneys are respon
sible for a vast amount of suffering
ana 111 health, but there is no need
to suffer nor to remain in danger.
Use Doan's Kidney Pills a remedy
that has helped thousands of kidnev
The following statement leaves no
ground for doubt.
Mrs. F. W. Fairbanks, Airlie, Ore.,
says: "I recommend Doan's Kidney
nils just as highly today as I did
when 1 gave my first recommendation
in 1913 regarding the benefit one of
my family received from them. Since
then, I have taken Doan's Kidney
Pills myself for a tired, bearing-down
reeling across my kidneys and they
have never faded to stop that awful
misery and put my kidneys in good
Price 50c. at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
Mrs. Fairbanks had. Foster-Milburn
Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
Folk Native Died In Sheridan.
William Guy Sleppy, who died at
his mother's borne in Sheridan, De
cember 21, was born in Polk county 37
TirT C, A T n
r vn, oaiviv-oj. win tlade for fajm i
property.l After 33 years in boar,,
ness I wii to retire and will trade '
my plani .mill for improved or
unimprovej farm land. Mill is up-to-date
anithe only fully equipped
one in thejounty. Every tiling first
class. Estlished business. F. J.J
Coad, Dallaj, Oregon. 83-8 '
LOANS Far and city property at
lowest ratei Mortgages and oa
tracts bougU and sold. Atty. B.V
A. Kliks, Mdfinnville, Ore. 79-96
FOR SALE Nw, modern five-room
bungalow on Washington street,
terms. McBeiLand Co. 77-tf
TO TRADE Two acres imnrnvawl
land in suburbs of Portland for
improved farmland in Polk eoanty,
no buildings required. Value $4000.
Address P. 0, box 664, Dallas..
Phone 1451. j 80-90e
FOR SALE $20(1 Edison Amberola
machine, mahogany ease, with 54
cylinder records, for $125. Uglow 's
Musio Store. Si-tt
GOOD residence property in Dallas
to trade for land. lAlso have a
good 68 -acre hill farm for sale at
a bargain; some due bottom land
and fine upland suitable for prunes,
TFine little improved farm 2 miles
from Salem for sale cheap. TResi
denee property in Salem to trade
for Polk county land. TAbstraeta
of title go with all of above and
they are all clear of encumbrance.
H G. Campbell.
Per Cent Farm Loans on Ant-
O chut farms. H. E. Mortom,
n5 nn-t rt.iu.
Card of Thanks.
We desire to tender our thanks to
the many friends and neighbors for
the kindness shown us during tbe ill
ness and after the death of our be
loved husband and father.
MRS. W. A. HAYNOR
Cut your winter's fir and oak wood
on shares. 'Phone South 35. 90
Twloa-a-Wk Observer 1150 a Tear.
TO TRADE Seven-passenger Stude-
baker auto, electric lights ana
starter, for a small sawmill outfit.
Address Jacob Mehl, Box 22, Dallas,
FOR SALE White and grey oats; al
so vetch and oat hay. E. A. Gwinm.
Phone 1813. 8&8e
AT I OBSERVER
i Saturday and will make
Win District No. 87
Seated with a Christ-
A big banquet was
tion with the dediea
6el is located very
unhiir county line the
'f the Yam-Po school.
s Year'g rally of the
eople's union, nf th.
X fweiation was held
1 ?tist eh arch last Sun-
d evening. Dele
I the churches in the
gathered at the
on Christmas day
Mrs. Sarah Horr, former resident
of Monmouth, but who has been in the
j. . I TO I
scare insane asyium since ias jeuru-i.,
ary, died at the hospital last Tuesday """"v"""'r'r" - - - -
morning after having been severely
scalded on Monday night. She had
been given a bath by her nurse and
another patient when the nurse was
called down the corridor. Mrs. Horr
then returned to the bathtub and
was scalded to the hips before help
She was 73 years
Frank Clement has returned hon
from Saskatchewan, where he went I
work with a threshing outfit. He gd turned on the scalding water.
$4 a dt.v worn be worked but the
could n : wuru wien the wind b!eeould reach her.
a it bh v sr l urd it would take th0i flge and weighed 250 pounds.
gran, r, i acif ai! off, then othel Over 40 Monmouth and Willamette
d:iys r. t - Mnoning too much. valley friends enjoyed the hospitality
i Mr. a Mr- -Taiiobson and daugh-of the J. B. V. Butler home on Chnst
ter, Anri: -tant'n, spent Christmasjias night, when the 36th annual re
in Eola KtK her mother and other jnion and Christmas tree was held at
Arlene M was sick with tonsili
tis Christmai but is" getting better.
Highland Trent has been quite sick
since Christmia, j
Earl Fergnsn and rtoy r erguson
were both hnne rrom vvaconai
The Maeee !amily, also Aenffs,
spent Christaas With Mr. and Mrs.
Push on tbe Mclary farm.
The Eola Parett-Teaeber assoeia
tion had a Chnsmas tree at the
school house. Theftildren sang and
rave several reeitaSons. Miss Ar-
gill Stanton sang wo sones which
were verv mneh aoreeiated. The
Bureb boys from th- Landoa rann
gave oe some nice bad mnsie. There
a iTtf tv tree and a SanU uan
and loU of eandy ana nuts ror b
Mn BlMfchoarae. of Astoria
danrtter of Mrs. Ctwley, spmi
Christmas with her relaives on the
Rev. Georee CromW tmt from
Portland to spend Christies at the
t old homestead. There was the
ual set program, the appearance of
fianta Claus and the presentation of
ifts. When the presents were dis-
ributed the tree was taken up and
te fioor cleared for dancing.
Mrs. D. C. Walker slipped on the
te Thursday afternoon and broke a
kne in her leg. She hat been re
icved to the Dallas hospital for
D. S. North of Corvallis went to
Pirtland last Tuesday to attend the
site teachers' convention after a vis
it with relatives here over Christmas.
K meeting of the city eouneil will
be held this evening to dose up the
afiurs of the past year.
t S. Evenden, Miss R. B. Parrott,
Mss Kstherine A rthbnnot. Miss Jes
sies Todd and President J. H. Aek
enian of the Normal were Portland
ristors last week to attend the teach
There is just one girl at the Normal
dom bow, as the students are enjoy
ing a two-weeks' vacation.
Miss Mabel West of the Normal
HAVE YOU SEEN THE 1917 DORT?
Made ia Flint
Mr eoaveaicBCM sad tte
First si?ht of the 1917 Dort will iavDnas you. Tbe trim, smart lines the
comfortable, substantial atmosphere of the ear carry treat eoirvtctioa.
Then get down to bras. Ucka. Look nd th. hood-ander the body. Learm for youraalf U. abaolU
honesty and service-tivinx rturdine. of .very worldm part. Eide U tta ear fat it to orery tost. U
out how H perform, under every condition of .ervic. Your Srrt tapnioa of .reality will be verified.
After thia-after yem have fonnd otri for yoanelf-f onr oniniom wffl coincide completely wit Art of to
thousands of Bore-thaa-satiafled Dort owners.
See tbe 1917 Dort a better ear thai ever.
iinT.i!TTrr.T v.omvPTTt v-wn 1"'
FOR SALE Clean vetch seed at three
cents a pound, baled cheat hay at
$13.50 a ton and oats, at going
price. A. R. Brown South Red 36,
FOR SALE Vetch, grain, cheat and
mixed clover and vetch hay, baiH,
at $10, $12 and $13 a ton. J. B.
Houk, Perrydale. 85-92s
FOR SALE Team, weieht aboat
1050; 2'2 wagon; good set harness;
12-inch plow, and cow. If taken all
together, can make good price and
terms. See E. D. Cosper. 78-tf
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