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AURORA, MARION COUNTY, OREGON, NOVEMBER 6, 1919.
RED CROSS SERVICE FLAG CANBY WATER SYSTEM
GEORGE LUEfeBEN FUNERAL
SEEMS H0DD0D TO TOWN
HELD HERE ON MONDAY
Canby is having a series of misfor
tunes with its Water plant. Last weef
its pumping station Was destroyed b\
fire. A few days later Fred Graham,
while oiling an engine that was beinf
installed to operate the pumps anew
was injured by beine caught in the re
voiving machinery, and injured inter
nally. He was taken to the Oregon
City hospital by Dr. Mount.
A couple of years ago Peter JHornig
was badly injured while operating the
pumphouse machinery, and sued the
city for damages. He secured a verdict
for several thousand dollars, though he
had offered to settle fora few hundred.
The case is now before the supreme
court on appeal. Thus the municipal
water plants seems a“regular Hoodoo”
The body of George Luebben who
was drowned Oct. 1, at Ilwaco, Wash
ington, was found last week and brougt
to Aurora. Funeral services were held
here Monday at the Luebben residence,
Rev. Wm. Kraxberger of Oregon City
conducting the exercises. Burial took
place at the Aurora cemetery. The
parents of the deceased have the sin
cere sympathy of the entire commun
ity, for George Luebben i^as a young
man well liked by all who knew him,
both here and at his former home at
George Luebben was born in Boston,
Mass., and was only 20 years old the
sixth of last April. He served a year
and a half in the army during the war,
where he was popular with his fellow-
soldiers and well thought of by hisj
The Red cross service flag, indicat
fog membership in the great organiza CITY TREASURER FRY
t.ion of mercy, will appear again ir
COUNCIL PAYS BILLS
The city council Monday night al Northwest. In every farmhouse, in
lowed and paid the usual grist of every city home,, in the cabins of By a unanimous vote the city treasur
Monthly bills,ahd passed ordinance No. homesteaders, in the huts of fisher- er, A, M. Fry, was re-elected Tuesday
110, levying a tax amounting to £850 ir. en in far Alaska, will appear this The treaserer was the only official to
upon all city property. The bills al symbol of affiliation with the one great be elected.
organization that knows no politics The judges and clerks of election
lowed were as follows:
no distinction of creed, no high, no were Geo. W. Fry, S. A. Miller, Mrs.
Molalla Electric Co., $61.05.
the hearts of all for
G.W. Fry,pumping water etc. $36.80. service to unites
Miller, Mrs. E. G. Carpenter and
fellow-men. The window S. Mrs, A. Clara
W. O. Fry, marshall, $10.00.
Wurster. The vote was
Mrs. E.G,Carpenter, collecting,$4.00. stripe than last year, indicating three light but the members of the board
E. J. Snyder, labor, etc,, $18.35.
years of membership in the Red Cross voiced their vexation that they had to
G. A. Ehlen, supplies, $36.30.
count the ballots by candle light, : thf
Councilmen discussed the light and
electric lights being again out of com
power service,but no action was taken. DONALD MASONS VISIT SALEM mission.
HOME FROM SIBERA
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sexsmith, Mr.
and Mrs. J, C. Moores and C. J. Es-
Samuel Pflum, of Bethel, Missouri,
WHITE DISTRICT NOTES
MRS. L.L. IRWIN OF BARLOW pey,
all of Donald, and Mrs. Paul
here last week enroute home from
Hauser of Salem, will-be the dinner Mr. and Mrs. V.VanVleet entertained Siberia where he has been with the
DIES OF PNEUMONIA guests
of Mrs. L. K. Page tonight, at at dinner Sunday, November 2, Mr,
her home on Cottage street. Mr. Es- and Mrs. Fred Schneider and family, American Army. He left Vladivostoc
Funeral services for Mrs. L, L. Irwin pey is the banker at Donald, Mr. Sex- and Mrs. Chas. throve their daughter, September 10, He was discharged in
of Barlow were held Sunday at the smith the Oregon Electric agent, and of Bronson, Michigan, who is spending San Francisco and came to Albany to
visit his uncle, Frank Will, with whom
Mr. Moore aside from his business some time with her parents,
family residence at that place. Mrs. activities
to Aurora to visit his cousin
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Blew have sold Miss came
Irwin died Thursday after a short ill the Masonic order; A. F. & A. M., of their
He is also a rela
ness of pneumonia. Burial took plaçai that place. T he visitors are ip Salem to leave for Hubbard some time tht tiv e o f Frank Stark.
L. M iiler,\ Mr. Pflum
at the Barlow cemetery.
for the purpose of attending the Ma coming week. They were very much and his onele returned to A lb an y’- and
Mrs. Irwin was one of thé prominent sonic
commandery, and while the men surprised Sunday afternoon by the he has now left for Bethel,
residents of the southern part of the are attending
lodge the women will be neighbors of White District assembling Mr. Pflum did not express any very
county. She was the daughter of the the guests of Mrs,
Page at a theater to bid them farewell and wish them complimentary opinions of army life in
late O. and Harriet Quint, and was party, following the
dinner.—Salem success. The neighborhood loses two Siberia or of the country in general,
boro in Michigan, June 24, 1866. She Journal.
but did say that Uncle Sam clothed his
very highly esteemed neighbors, and it men
had many friends here who were
good ahd warm there in winter.
is the hope of the community that they
Shocked at the news of her death,
Mrs.Iryin is survived by her husband, the Knights of Pythias of Oregon will locate not iar away,
William, agent for the Southern Pacific visit
At White school Saturday night a SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES
the Aurora lodge’ officially on Hallowe’en
Railroad company, of Barlow; a daugh November
was given by the
HOUSE DREAM GHOSTS
and the Hubbard lodge teacher Miss party
ter, Mrs. Norman Crowley, of Oregon December 21,
Beardsley and the ladies
City; a son, Elmer Irwin, of Barlow.
or the district. All who attended Were
met at the door by ghosts and goblins Washington—!! the safety deposit
and were escorted thru spookdum by boxes of the United. States could give
CARD OF THANKS.
the ghosts. After learning all the mys up their dead stores of fake .securi
Everywhere trappers are making big teries, guests were given the pass word ties, enough wasted money would be
We wish to thank our many friends money. Are YOU one of them?
by the old witch and were allowed to disclosed to stagger the imagination.
and neighbors for their kindness and We are paying top-notch prices. Try enter. Once in they were given The If a man expects his financial barrel
assistance during the sickness and after us—you’ll be p'leased. Send for Free freedom of the house. Games were tp fill up, he> has got to stop up the
played by young and old, races run, and leaks in it. This is the keynote of a
'death of our dear wife and mother and Price List today.
a good time in general was enjoyed by message sent by William Mather
E. R. SKINNER & CO.
for the many flowers' given as a token
the large crowd present. Refresh Lewis, director of the savings divis
Box A d
ments of cake, sandwiches and pickles ion of the Treasury Department, ic
R. E. Irwin, daughter ahd son. 1121 Front Street Sacramento, Calif. were
the Twelfth District savings directors
urging them to impress the wisdom of
holding government securities.
“Thousands of people in the United
States are . losing their hard-earned
ORGANIZE THRIFT savings
every day because they lack
San Diego, Cal.—The California knowledge of financial dealing,” con
Elks’ Association, in convention here, tinued Mr. Lewis. Untold numbers of
in a set of resolutions endorsing the fake scheme promoters and regiments
1919 thrift campaign of the govern of investment sharks, because of this
ment, directed the president of the popular ignorance', are pointing out
association to appoint committees at short roads to big fortunes to those
once to carry on the sale of Thrift whose Liberty Bonds and War Sav
and War Savings Stamps and Treas ings Stamps they hope to secure in
ury Savings Certificates and to direct exchange for beautifully embossed but
the thrift movement throughout sub absolutely worthless stock certificates.
ordinate lodges in California. The These fakers know the value of gov
convention approved the action of the ern securities. They are anxious to
Grand Lodge, which went on record get them, for they figure that they will
as a staunch advocate of the thrift soon be selling at par and above.
Is a proven fact. Hundreds of thous
•campaign in its convention in Atlantic “They know that following the Civil
War th8 war issues of government se
ands of Chevrolet cars are in daily
curities soon were above par, and that
use giving everyday service at low
there is no well-informed’ person today
AURORA SCHOOL NOTES
who does not believe that the Liberty
expense. This proves that they do
The Student Body met in special ses Bonds will sell well above par, long
sion on Monday morning and ordered a before their maturity.
all that is required of them, and
wreath to be placed on the grave of “But their victims do not know these
is complete assurance that they com
George Luebben, a former high school facts, and so they trade the best se
in the world for some wild-cat
student. The Student Body also sent a curities
bine mechanical efficiency and com
promises a high rate of interest.
delegation to represent the school at that
What their chances are of getting
fort and economy. By serving the
stung is illustrated by the fact that in
The Hallowe’en party last Friday at Georgia out of 300 applications from a
public efficiently and economically,
the I. O. O. F. H$ll was a - pronounced certain type of company to sell stock
the Chevrolet has been a success
success. Over forty people were pres in that state, only two have been able
meet the requirements under the
ent and it was early morning before to
from the start.
law and were given permits.
the last student left the hall. Every blue-sky
“The other 298 are probably operat
body had a thoroughly good time.
ing somewhere where the going is bet
ter. If the Amer: jan people would
Ask tor a Demonstration
was given credit for being elected pres’i-. give to the matter of spending and in
dent of the Student Body. The officers vestment money 10 per cent of the
They are now available
they devote to making it, the
are president, Henry Bents; vice-presi thought
Price $845 F. Ò. B. Aurora
cost of living would he greatly de
dent and business manger, Theoda high
Reckless spending and fool
Gribble; secretary treasurer, Mable creased.
investment are elements in the
Anderson; editor-in-chief, Leona Will; ish
present situation which can only be
sergeant-at-arms, Kenneth Bents.
remedied by the rank and file of our
The last report to the county Supt. people.
“As long as easy money is in evi
shows a big gain in attendance average dence,
the profiteer and the shark will
over the previous report and a smaller prosper.”
absence and tardy list.
F u rs
Are H ig h
PURDY TO THE FRONT
Miss Lizzie Smucker of Aurora and! Will E. Purdy,of Non-Partisan candi-
Yoder of Canby were married j date-for-governorship fame,has popped
“Slim” is a Aurora lad who keeps a yesterday
at Salem by Judge Busheyi up at Salem with a scheme to “house
diary. The following is an sample of j
house, in ttie presence of the unhoused of our city.” He wants
sjme of the entries made in that diary: |
Sunday—teecher aloud me 2 go home Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smucker as wit-4 1000 citizens of Salem join a building
from Sunday Skool early today. She I nesses. The newly wedded couple left ^ club and at the same time pledge them
selves to pay $10 per month for, 12
told me to Repeet the teanth com
the Uregon Electric for Portland j months
they can pay the $LJ0 in ad
mandant & I sed it was eat drink and ! over
the afternoon, and will later reside ; vance if or they
prefer to do so. This
be Mary today because to-morrow j ou’li i in
Canby where the groom is in busi-f would raise $10,000
and four bungalows
be Dry. She said Slim you go Home j at
be built. As
now and study yure Bible, which I did j ness.
The bride is a daughter of Curis fast as the bungalows could
Osjly I diddent study enny because we I Smucker
of this city and the groom a they would be sold and the buyer
had chicken fer dinner.
of Mr, and Mrs. D. B. Yoder of pay at least one-half down and .would
| Monday—more chicken — neckback ; son
Needy. Bpth are popular respected money from the properties sold could
a idnuekels. I objecked and offured ; young
who have many friends i be put into the club to build more hous
e n to pa but he did to. Pa likes Fono- in this people
of whom wish them es each month and at the end of the 12
graft musick bettern chicken necks, j prosperity and all happiness
in their newj months $120,000 would have been col
He called up to order a church rekoard I relation.
lected from the members of the -club
and the man what ansered said what
club and at least 100 houses built. In
do you want & Pa said take me as I am,
the feller said who do you think yure a Tips on How to Cut H. C. L. the end while this plan is worked out,
the purchaser would buy the property
tawking 2. Pa said haint you the
at cost, the members get back their
musick store that sells Fonograft Carry
$120 with interest as the houses are
rekoards & the man said no this is the Shave
Nobody would get any commis
Police Staspun. Pa rung off.
sion for selling the houses,, no salary
Tuesday—the teecherastJane 2 name Smoke
Clean own hat.
would be paid any person for any ser
the Canal which carrys food threw the Do own shampooing.
vices that might be rendered for the
body after the Stummick Degested it. Buy W. S. S.
club. Some bank of Salem would act
Jane sed the alimony- canal. I smiled a
as treasurer and citizens of Salem could
snicker and Jane frose me with 1 of
her looks, Jane is a regler winter “A dollar down and a dollar a week" be having a clear conscience as far as
spells failure. A dollar a week in W. profiteering is concerned.
Wednesday—teecher said to deskrib S. S. spells success.
the manners and customs of the natives
- buy w. s. s.-
Most automobile owners have re
of the Filapeen evelands. 1 sed l dident There are 1,250,000 dependent wage ceived
from the secretary of
know so she ast Kenneth which was earners in the United States because j state for blanks
in application for the
holdin up his clean hand. He replyed they could not or would not save during ! registration of their
and sed they haint any manners or their working days. The support of j cations with check to cars,
these costs $220,000,000 a year. Save. should be returned as soon as license
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