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i,red in bui'
1, 0f bells and
j their stores
Ul. the band
Sthe entire any
f ' -i
II mail earner,
Hinkle is nu
..thers m Me
Wells was in
the day witlt
Suver was in
an addition to
the eity coun-
e paid 80 per
price, the re
I be paid them
the work in
i 36 pupils for
1U of any of
me home for
: Mabel John-
I, Glen Work,
I " days last
j . ear Newport;
1,1 fjied him and
Tpj hills west of
keenly about a
.i fhich was friv
: id held in the
. : -lursday even
iery sense of
parade of the
I aiifli the main
'. swtising stunt
, the entertain-
Soi and Cox;
Vt -(presented by
k Iravenor and
') i each played
a! side shows
tank and bnk
ht for the pur
I for the new
it high school
Hr. Hayes is
na in Corval-
3e down from
'im days with
ho is work
with the Es-
W Monday af"
ft a week quite
U from their
iL All felt
u lor several
p out a car-
iick for the
i family have
for the nast
ely for her
r nster came
T- d'ge held
count of illness. Mandie Bennett has
charge of her room.
Eichard Clanfield, who is still con
fined to his home, is reported some
what better. Dr. Fields of Sheridan
is attending him.
Mrs. Jacobson and daughter went
to Portland last Saturday to visit
Mr. and Mrs. Dejong are spending
tbis weeK 111 Portland with relatives.
Mr. and Mm. Frank Gould visited
their son, Warren, and wife last Sun
W. H. Hill and his father and
nephew, Randal, are quite sick with
the grip. His father is somewhat
better at this writing.
The parent-teacher association met
at the school house Friday night. Af
ter a short program, Mr. Chapin gave
a very interesting lecture.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Webb are the
proud parents of a little son, born
the thirty-first of December.
The dance held at Norwood's hop
house was well attended and everyone
reports having a hne time.
Mrs. Lynch is visiting her sons in
Mrs. Joe Yates of Portland is vis
iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wil
Mrs. Luther Stout of Mehenia spent
Christmas with her parents, Mr. und
Mrs. S. Wi Porter.
George Ely and little son Frances
are visiting his mother and father-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Adams.
Mrs. Harley Adams of Portland
spent the holidays with her sister,
Mrs. John Simmons.
Ammon Grice spent the week with
Rex Vincent of Cottage Grove.
Martha Mueller of Greenwood has
been visiting her sister, Mrs. Koehn.
Frank Kamerer is working for Jim
The neighbors gathered in and sur
prised Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Rosen-
quest Saturday in honor of Ithdir
twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
Miss Ruth Vincent spent the past
week at the Mitchell home at Dallas.
Mrs. Trent of Rickreall spent Sat
urday with her son, Kauer Trent and
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Farmer and Mr,
and Mrs. Lloyd Mallicoat were visit
ors at Frank Farmer's of Oak Grove
Cecil Riiras was a Dallas visitor
R. J. Williamson and J. W. Edgar
were Dallas visitors the latter part
of last week.
C. II. Fanner motored to Salem
Seth Smith ot Salt Creek spent
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Mallicoat and
children who spent Christinas wcek
with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. C.
H. Farmer, returned Sunday to their
home at Molalla.
Mr. and Mrs. Kaner Trent were
Sunday Visitors at J. P. Hamilton's.
John Rrnden of Greenwood was a
Sunday visitor here.
Mr. Neufeld recently sold a good
horse for $100.
Mr. and Mrs. Valliere were Dallas
visitors the latter part of last week.
A. V. Oliver went to Portland Mon
day to see his mother, who is not ex
pected to live.
C. H. Farmer bought some beef cat
tle in Sheridan last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Carrol and baby
of Greenwood were visitors with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Valliere,
the first of the week.
R. J. Williamson was a Salem call
Claud Munkcrs went to Bethel
Tuesday to see his father, who is
down 'With paralysis.
Mr. Neufeld has been breaking a
colt to work.
Mr. and Mrs. Seharbach of the Tur
ner road have moved to the Kenney
place to help A. Edwards care for the
cherry orchard and clear up some
more land. ,
R. W. New is visiting his mother
in Portland. .
Miss Winnie Edwards of Monmouth
is visiting her nncle, A. Edwards.
Mr. Massey of Arkansas has rent
ed the Mrs. Lake place and moved
his family on it.
A. Edwards went to Creswell to at
tend the wedding of Miss Maggie
Hollhood on Christmas day.
Mrs. Charie Fchwarti and little
daughters, violence and Mary, spen.
a few days Christmas week with Mrs.
Schwarti" parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Grice of Mountain View.
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Hoover and chil
dren of Salem spent Christmas with
Mrs. Hoover's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. J. Hedden. .
Mr. and Mrs. Riser spent Christmas
week with relatives in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Hayes spent Chnst
ma day with Mrs. Hayes' sister, Mrs.
eebles of Anbnrn road.
Walter St Pierre of Marshfield
nome for a few days vis.v u-.
holidays. He J7
Encash in the Hbne.a nig
William Mass, y came home for the
holidays. He is -tt-dmg school
m POLK COUNTY OBSERVER, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 1917
"j luaua m mis vicinity are in
worse condition than we have si
tliem for some years. Tn mn rloA
they are as bad as the back streets'
Robert Shipley of this place, who
now belongs to the marines, has been
..cicu mhu active service and will
leave Vallejo, Cal., for Cavite, P.
i., January 5th.
L. B. Fishback. who is attendiii-
school at the state university is at
home during the Christmas vacation.
Our teacher, Miss Rose Page, spent
uer vacation with her mother at Yam
hill. School reopened January 2.
Gregory Paul of 0. A. C. is spend-
ing his vacation at J. B. Stump's
C. M. Shipley of this place is work
ing on a large dairy farm near Wil
Mrs. W. H. Tice of Falls City is
visiting her mother, Mrs. A. J. Ship
ley, tins week.
'V. A. Fishback is confined to his
home with an attack of rheumatism.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Petre of Tou
chet, Wash., are visiting at R. M.
J. P. Walker and R. M. Bosley each
expect to add to their acreage in
prunes in the spring.
Lafe Johnson, who has been suffer
ing for some time with rheumatism, is
Welch and Cody have cut a consid
erable quantity of wood for R. M.
J. P. Walker and family have mov
ed into their new house. It is fin
ished all but painting and papering,
Mr. Comstock has purchased a new
sawmill and will operate it on the old
The county has put in a new bridg
across the Butler slough.
Welch and Cody are clearing some
land on their places purchased of R.
Mi-, and Mrs. Elmer Allen visited
relatives in Carlton last week.
A good many of the Rickreall folk,
especially the children, are spending
their Christmas vacation with an at
tack of measles and with some it is
more than an attack, a regular siege.
The few well pupils will probably be
grunted a little longer vacation. The
Christmas program which was badly
broken into by sickness, was given on
Jriduy, December 22, and the Christ
mas tree enjoyed by all tn children
I ti sent.
Miss Grace Porter, intermediate
teacher, who res-igned sometime ago
U accept a position in the county su
perintendent's office under Mr. Crow
ley, has moved to Dallas. Mr. Rey
nolds, former county superintendent,
has been elected to take Miss Porter's
The parents of Mrs. H. C. Wright,
who live at Dayton, spent Christmas
here at the Wright home.
Miss Verena Lucas of the normal,
is spending her vacation at her grand
father's home, Mrs. S. T. Burch.
Miss Mabel Craven, another normal
student, is enjoying the holidays with
her parents and grandmother.
Glen Brown, also or the normal, is
home for his vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Adams and four
children of Perrydale, spent Christ
mas with Mrs. Adams' parents, Mr.
and Mrs. I. Dempsey. Mrs. Adams
and children remained for several
Mr and Mrs. O. A. load spent
Christmas with Mrs. Todd's mother,
A1W J. J. Burch. Mr. Todd returned
to Sherwood on Sunday but Mrs. Todd
and baby remained to visit with rela
tives and friends tor a rew days.
Mr.' and Mrs. Arthur Jones and lit
tle girls spent Sunday witn airs.
Jones' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wim.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McLean ana
family of Spokane, spent Sunday and
Christmas day witti Mrs. jucixau
mother, Mrs. J. J- Burch.
Mrs. Laura Hurd and son, Archie,
of Suver, who have been visiting iue
Price families, have retained home.
Mrs. Nettie Moody ana cnimreu
1 -.L nr- fra Ram Riker
visitea wim iur. puu
A very pleasant dance was given ai
the home of iTed race iai
John Fry and Pete Mason took a
trip up in the mountains last week.
They report the snow to be four feet
deep. . .
J. F. Leign, Lien o
tbnr Kopplin visited the ry nom.
if. Nathan Hughes is
ill at her home here.
Mr. Hughes is
also very poorly. .-. I
Manfred Sears ana .
. . n Miller's Bouse
are DatcDiug " --
and are grabbing for A. E. Thomp-
Walter Bernhardt U having a er
.,11 nf rickness, having been
eonfined to hi. bed for a month. Rhen
matisn, is one of the cause, of hi.
Hallett MeMurpny is
The Fern sawmill has been sawins
lumber for the boxing and roof of
the new mill building that is being
J.n iock quarry resumed work
Monday atter a week's lay off.
miss Georgia Curtiss has been
spending the Christmas vacation at
fioneer with ncr parents. She com
toenced school again Tuesdav,
Phillip Wilson and Stewart Ben
ntett ot Dallas visited the Dennis
brtpys last week.
VKstley Farley of the university of
uregon Mas been visiting his cousin.
the! JJenms boys, during hi
Etich Dierling, who has been mak
ing ton extended visit to his boyhood
frieiids at Oak Dale, expects to start
on Iiis return trip to his home at
Manjsficld, Washington this week. He
is a fine young man and he will be
missted here when he returns home,
Mjr. and Mrs. J. W. Robinson spent
Newl Years with the family of C. NeK
son at Antioch.
(Newman Dennis is home for a few
. Tlpni Wolgamott was a Rickreall
My. and Mrs. Lloyd Mallicoat of
Clackamas county visited her brother,
Frank Fanner, Saturday.
Several boys laet at the hall here
Saturday night to play basketball,
The! ladies' aid met at Mrs. Gard
ner's Thursday afternoon.
J. W. Edgar was a recent Dallas
Mrs. J. C. White, who has been ill
with laffrippe, is improving.
Sunday school was quite well at
Clyde, and Ruth Vincent attended
the dance at McCoy Monday night.
Mrs. J. Nash and Mrs. Jess Tail
returned the latter part of the week
from a visit in Salem.
Mr. and Mrs. Ctioun and Mr. and
Mrs. Ed. Lichty returned the latter
part of the week from a visit
N. C. Anderson lost two very fine
cows Monday caused from feeding too
much frozen kale.
Miss Gladys Reynolds and brother,
Harold, entertained with a New
Year's party Saturday evening at
their home west of town.
Mrs. T. D. McClain is making an
extended visit with her sister in Se
attle, Wiash. 1
Ralph Yeoman from eastern Oregon
is spending a few days with his Bister,
Mi's. Jess Wells.
Mr. and Mrs. Lew Bullantyne of
Dallas spent a couple of days with
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Bevens, recently.
School commenced again Tuesday
morning after a week 's Christmas va
The high school is planning on giv
ing a play the last of January or the
first of February.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Larsen at
tended a Christmas reunion at the
home of Mr. John Harris, at Wells-
A very pleasant dancing party was
given by the Misses Violet Oglesbee
and Berniee Larsen in J. M. Larsen 's
hall during the Christmas holidays.
Mrs. M Thurston, who has been
visitine her son, J. J. Thurston, is
now visiting relatives in Corvallis.
After srnding Christmas with nis
parents, Mr. Carl Larsen left for Cor-
allis to join the U. A. U band waicn
is now tourine eastern Oregon. Mr.
larsen has olaved the clarinet in
the band for two years.
Mrs. O. J. Bagley was hostess at
the customary reunion New Year's
day. Among those who partook of
hr hosoitalitv were: W. J. Steele
and daughter, Marie, Mrs. Anna
Brown and daughter, Mabel, Walter
TTorr. .Tnhn Roeencrans. and r.. J.
Steele and family.
A very entertaining and much en
joyed masquerade was given last Fri
day evenine in the Woodman hall
Mrs. Wilbert Towns, in the garb of
a Red Cross nurse, and C. L. Durbin,
as an Indian, carried off the prizes.
The 15tjh annual family reunion
took place at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Larsen on JNew rear aay.
Those who participated in the mer
rymaking were: Mr. and Mrs. B. W.
Harris and family, Mrs. J. McLeod,
Mr. and Mrs. John Harria, Mrs. Jen
nie Preston and Cart De Annond.
The Pacific Land company has sold
its interest at Saver.
Illnes. has eonfined Mrs. O. J. Bag
ley to her home for the past few days'
lM StnmD. who has been in Saver
on business, ha. returned to his home
Mr. and Mrs. George Plov retained
to Suver after making a brief visit
Mis. Genevieve Dickey, a student
at the university ot Oregon, a oeen
spending her vacation witn ner Min
er. . ,.
G A. Patterson has been spending
a few day. in Portland.
Mis. Alta Tatnm of Rickreall vis
ited at the home of Bessie Morrison
a few days last week
"7 . v.K- enter -
tai a number of the yog folks!
at their home Friday evening. The
evening was spent in playing cards.
All had a splendid time. ;
Mrs. H. J. Elliott and family are
Corvallis visitors this week.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Duignan and
family returned to the$r home tin
Miss Rosina Braley of Willamina
is visiting lriends here for a few
days this week.
Mrs. Jake Fudge returned Satur
day from the Dallas hospital.
Mr. E. K. Barnes attended the ed
ucational meeting in Portland the lat
ter part of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Lynn went to
i ortland bunday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Campbell visited
relatives in Corvallis last week.
Mrs. A. G. Adams is visiting rela
tives in Rickreall during the holi
Fred Hebding visited in Portland
Miss Eva Burelhack and sister of
Portland are visiting relatives near
Perrydale this week.
W. C. Dennis visited his wife who
is ill at the Dallas hospital Sunday.
J. 1. Jnar was a Dallas visitor
C. L. Bratcher was a Dallas call
Lawrence Fudge of Ballston visit
ed relatives here Saturday and Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mitchell of
Briedwell visited Mr. and Mrs. Boyer
John Jolly visited his son in Dal
It J. Elliott is visiting in Corval
lis lor a few days this week.
Mrs. J. P. Caldwell was a Dallas
Ed. Rowland was a Dallas caller
Mrs. Jones, who has been visiting
her son, C. L. Bratcher, returned to
her home in Rickreall Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Houck are vis
iting with her mother, Mrs. Kurtz,
for a few days this week.
Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Keyt enter
tained the members of the Christian
Endeavor society with a "watch par
ty at their home Sunday evening.
The evening was enjoyed immensely.
Mr. Youngstrum of Seattle, Wash
ington, visited his aunt, Mrs. J. D.
Anderson during the holidays.
Mrs. Ella England and baby of
Cottage Grove spent the holidays with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. An
derson. Two deer have been seen since the!
snow fell in our vicinity.
Miss Lenore Preston of Dallas
spent the latter part of the week with
W. D. Gilliam and family.
J. T. Hunt of Coos county is visit
ing at his home here.
TRANSFERS STOCK TO HARTUNO
Edith Brown Returns
Mrs. Edith Brown has transferred
the stock of goods in the Hartung
store in Falls City, turned over to
her by Charles Hartung this sum
mer, back to Mr. Hartung. The lat
est transaction is dated December 30.
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned as administrator of the es
tate of Johnny M. Ground, deceased,
has filed his final account in the Coun
tv Court of the State of Oregon, for
Polk County, and that Saturday, the
37bh day of January, 1917, at the
hour of ten o'clock in the torenoon 01
said dav. at the Court room ot the
said County Court in the City of Dal
las, Oregon! has been appointed Dy
Raid Court as the time and place for
hearing of objections to the said fi
nal account, and the settlement mere-
of. Dated and first published uecem
ber 29, 1916.
WHJJAM li, UKUUHU,
Administrator of the estate of John
ny M. Ground, deceased.
L. D. BROWN,
Atlimiev for the estate. F.D.29-J..c
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL
Pnnmant to the term, of the Will
nf the late Gideon Sowers, the under
signed Executor of eaid Will oners
for sale, lor easn, ai pnvw
following; described premise, belong
ing to said estate, to-wit.
Lot 1 in Block 1, Montgomery
dition to Fall. City, roll uouniy,
State of Oregon, being store property.
S A md 7 in Block B, Mont
gomery ' addition to Falls City, Polk
County, State of Oregon, being resi
All bid. to be .uomiiiea w m
.r.;md Ezeeator of wud Will at
the office of Walter L. Took, Jr, at
n.11. Croon. Bid. will be received
. tract .eoerately, and all ma
nbmitted ahould state whether bid is
fnr or both tracts, and be accom
panied by a eertined cheek for 5 per
ml f the amount offered.
All anntraeta of sale are made .uo-
jeet to the approval of the Connty
W. F. NICliUUS,
Eieentor of the Laet Will and Tes
tament of Oideoa Sowers, deceased.
1 WALTER U TOOZE, Jr,
.Attorney for Exeentor.
SIBLEY, fe EATTTW
Attorneys ana Abstractors.
The only reliable set ot Abstracts 1
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W. C. SCHAEFER
Office over Fuller Phaflnaey.
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Dallas City Bank Building.
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