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THE STAYTON MAIL
18th Year, No 25.
STA Y TO N , MARION COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1912.
PROPERTY OWNERS SHOULD ASK Birthday Surprise
COUNCIL TO IMPROVE STREETS
A ffa ir
City Dads arc Reluctant to Use Power Conferred by
Amendment to Charter Until the Citizens
Signify Their Willingness
S erial N o . 860
Scenes In a Fearful Railway
W reck Near Cornintf, N. Y.
(Special to The Mail)
Sublimity, Ore., July 24
L. Crump was the pleased recipient o f
Well Known Writer Declares Thai Oppor
tunity is Ever Present in the
Great Paciic Northwest
a birthday surprise party last Sunday.
The affair waa planned by
IN WEST, SAYS
who gathered at the Crump home while
Mrs. Crump was at church, and had a
More then a month haa passed since can, if the aaaeaament la >25 or more,
bountiful feast spread out upon her re-
OREGON IS WONDERLAND
OF PLENTY, HE STATES
tha amendment to the Stayton c i t y within 10 (laya after notice o f auch aa*
turn. The repast was greatly enjoyed
charter waa ratifiaxi by the people to seasment is first published. Ale with the by , n> , nd wa„ fo|low#d by an a fte r.
enable the property owner« to improve city recorder a written application to
noon o f games and music. The guests
the atreeta and charge the expenae to pay his assessment i n installments.
remained until late in the evening, and
those directly beneAted thereby.
The j Such application shall contain a provis-
voted the affair an entire success.
city council is reluctant to order any ion that the owner agrees to pay the
Only relatives o f Mrs. Crump were
Improvement done unless the property assessment in ten annual installments
present, and comprised the families of
owners affected Arst signify their ac- with interest at the same rate as that
J. B. Van Handel, Wm. Van Handel,
ceptance o f the improvement by a pe- paid on the bonds sold for such assess-
| Antone Van Handel, John Van Handel, j
titinn. This places the initiative right ment, but the interest in no case shall
Arnold Van Handel, Henry Senz, Felix
up to the property owners; and it can be greater than 6 per cent.
Van Ermen, Nick Zimmerman, and P.
easily lie seen that if anything is to be
There seems to be mighty little
done this year, NOW is the time to chance for g ra ft o f any kind in this A rt
Willamette is Undeveloped Empire, With a
Chance for All
The follow ing story appeared in the
N ew York World o f July 14th. under
the cognomen o f the inimitable Thomaa
Lawson o f "Fren zied Finance’ ’ fam e:
"W e r e I graduating today from col
Public spirited citizens who as it provides that the lowest bid is to
want to sec the town progress, should be accepted and only 5 per cent is to be
get out |>etitiona asking for this work.
added for engineering work, advertis
VISITORS ENJOY WEEK
END PARTY AT RANCH
In an endeavor to make more clear ing, etc.
some o f the points o f the llancroft Act,
lege, East, W est or South, I
“ I would buy my ticket for Portland,
I f the pro|>erty owners on any street [
which apply under the amendment, we want improvement, now is the time to
subjoin the following:
N e x t week
When the council has commenced the have some more to say, and will give
improvement o f a certain street,
assessed the costs, etc.,
property directly beneAted.
and facts and Agures concerning improve
to the ments which are about to be undertak
the owner en in Silverton.
CRAWFISH ON MENU AT SUBLIMITY MAN VISITS
SOCIAL IN SUBLIMITY JUS CHILDHOOD HOME
pleasant week-end p a r t y
Chaa. Hottinger and Mra. J.A . Ditter
held at the home o f Mr. and Mrs. E.G.
conservative and intellectual, but with
al courageous and hustling N ew
Sunday with a trip to Silver c r e e k .
land capital o f a half century
Though a heavy mist fell, the spirits o f
While in Portland I would haunt the
the party were not dampened in the
reportorial departments o f the daily
least and a very
newspapers, the ever-welcom ing rooms
pleasant d a y
spent by all.
o f the numerous business clubs and the
Those enjoying the trip were: Misses
Helen Luthy o f Salem,
Hawthorne o f W est
Sublimity, Ore., July 24 - A crawAsh ; o f Sublimity and Louia Hottinger o f Merta Siegmund o f
social was the unusual entertainment Mt. Angel, have returned from a trip and Messrs. Frank
Laux o f
held here Sunday night at the home o f to Indiana. They were called East by and Nairne and Lawrence Siegmund o f
I<ouia J. Schott. Mr. Schott and Paul the serioua illness o f their mother, Mrs. Lone Pine Farm.
Zubvr secured a good catch o f the juicy Chas. Hottinger, Sr., who however,
Ash during the afternoon, and invited a they report as much improved.
number o f frienda to partake o f them.
COUNTY POULTRY SHOW
Chas. Hottinger had not seen his old
Hating was the main feature o f the so home for 19 years,
and found condi
tions there much changed, although in
gsmes a n d
Those present his opinion the Fast is not as progress
ive as the West. He met a number o f
included the families o f Geo. Bell,
his old schoolmates whom he had not
Frank Kiesterer, John Zuber, Paul Zu- seen for 30 years, and altogether,
ber, and Geo. and Anna Prange.
an enjoyable trip.
A t a meeting o f the executive board
cial, hut the party also found time for
o f the Marion County Poultry Associa
tion held last week at Salem, the date
o f the next annual show was set for
January Î3-18, 1913.
The merits of the
different birds will be judged by Elmer
Dickson o f Oregon City.
FROTH FOR UFE
booming departments o f the great rail
Photos copyright, 1912, by American Association.
roads and navigation lines centering in
H A T Is said to have been the w ortt wreck In the history o f the Dela
ware, Lackawanna and Western railroad occurred recently near
Corning. N. Y., when an express train running at a speed o f stxty-
Qve miles an hour telescoped three coaches o f a limited train.
Forty-one persons were killed and as many more seriously Injured In the
crash, which came early in the morning while a dense fo g prevailed. The
greatest loss of life was In the rear day coach (wooden) o f the limited. In
which the locomotive of the express buried Itself. The upper photograph
■hows the wreck of the express locomotive with fragments o f the coach, the
aisle matting of which is draped like a scarf over the tangled mass o f steel
and wood The lower picture Is of a steel car which sustained comparatively
little damage. On the next day on the Llgonler Valley railroad, In Pennsyl
vania. another collision occurred In which twenty-one lives were lost
ONCE MORE STAYTON WINS CAME
Locals Capture Fast Contest Sunday from Silverton
by Decisive Score
A special effort will be made by the
association to capture the >25 prize o ff
Stayton won again! This time it was scoring Goodman. Robertson sacrific-
E x ered by the state fair board for the
the bunch from Silverton that fell be ed, scoring Thoma, and Rock squeezed
Sublimity, Ore., July 24 A wedding press Co., at Omaha, last week found best county exhibit. Those who have
fore the onslaught o f the local boys, Burton in on a similar play.
was solemnized at t h e local Catholic a package containing >8000.00 in curren fancy or new breeds are requested to
and the score was 6 to 2.
In the second inning. Stayton pushed
church at 9 o'clock this morning, when cy belonging to the M etz Brewing Co. communicate with the secretary. Mrs.
two more men across the pan on sin
Mrs.Martha Schott becamo the bride Being an honest man he promptly re Ella Plank o f Woodburn with a view
gles by Cole, Funk and Thoma.
o f George Glover. The ceremony was a turned the money to them. The com to placing them on exhibition.
only other score made by the locals was
quiet one, Rev. Father A. Lainck offi pany, in reward, gave him >200 in cash
in the eighth, and was secured by Bur
ciating. Both parties are well known and an order pledging the brewery to
In this community. They will continue deliver to him free a case o f beer ev
Silverton copped two tallies in the
third, but throughout the rest o f the
to reside here.
ery week as long as be lived.
(Special to The Mail)
An employee o f the American
$500 FOR PRIZES AT
STATE FAIR BABY SHOW
NORTH SANTIAM GIRL IS OVER $1 A FOOT FOR
RAILROAD MAN’S BRIDE DROP IN A SUBMARINE |
o f Jefferson were married
Rev. R. L. long ago.
daughter o f Mrs. F.fflc Jarvis o f that Dock Company for the
cup will be offered for the best boy
The groom is at present at purpose o f demonstratihg
Harry Downing, while Ailing a cigar
RUNAWAY ON MONDAY
A team belonging to J. M. Corbin o f
lighter from a small bottle o f gasoline,
Linn, Co., hroko loose Monday
Tuesday evening managed by s o m e
took a spin around a block.
the corner at the Stayton Bank too
short and tried to take the corner o f
the bank with them but failed.
were Anally stopped near the ditrh on
Third street, not much the worse for
means to accidentally set off the mech-
unism o f the lighter, ign itirg the gaso
line which burned both his hands severe
He wiil not be able to usehiadigits
for some little time.
Friends here have received word from
Norman Davie stating that he is with
the Oregon National guards, now in en
campment in Washington. Young Da-
! vie joined the state militia in Portland,
1 where he has been for some time.
Weddle was ad
Weddle o f Stay-
Elijah Weddle died April 27.
The way Cole looked.
The heirs-at-law are M argar
Weddle, son, Toppenish,
J. Boiles, Hill, C alif; J.
was played on the Silverton diamond,
and was witnessed b y a number o f
three divisions, the ages running from
Stayton fans, besides a goodly bunch
6 months to three years.
Medical experts will judge the child o f rooters from the town down the
ren entered from the standpoint o f ! line.
physical perfection, much as livestock
The locals let no grass grow under
is judged. O. M. Plummer has been their feet, and annexed three tallies in
made superintendent o f the Engenics the very first frame. Goodman singled
show and is hopeful o f h a v i n g 200 ; to left, Thoma duplicated, and Burton
children entered at Salem.
He hopes I dropped a long one into center field,
the various granges, commercial bodies 1 _______________________________
and districts will hold local shows in
each county, sending the best boy and
girl from the county to the state com
Executing an agreement made sever
WITH NATIONAL GUARDS
WILL OF STAYTON MAN
ADMITTED TO PROBATE
et A . Weddle, widow,
Scio, Ore; O. L. Weddle, son Stayton;
E. A .
Weddle, son, Stayton; W .
Weddle, son, Stayton; Annie
daughter, Oakville, W ash; and
Burton wa* on the job.
contest, they were held helpless by the
ren o f Mary Sandman, a daughter o f
locals. They very seldom succeeded in
getting runners even as far as the first
sack, thanks to Cole’s steady control.
PURCHASE MILLINERY STORE
HAND BADLY BURNED
month I would telegraph back to Brad-
street and Dunn to mark my rating at
>125,000, and then three twelvemonths
later I would wire them to make i t
from half to three quarters o f a million.
" I f I had only my carfare, dictionary
and fountain pen, I would sena word to
the old folks to watch out f o r t h e
Christmas coming o f the old h o m e
mortgage lifter, and I would bet m
pal dog, fo r o f course I ’d have him a-
long, against a pouch o f tobacco th*»t
when Christmas came I wouldn’ t be
making excuses for not coming East.
"W h e n you wake up in Golconda you
should not waste time looking fo r a
business guide. A ll you need is a rake
and a b a g ."
little | cups for the best boy and best girl in
work on the Electric line between Sa c r a ft’s ability to withstand 13,248
lem and Albany.
Miss Mamie Reese pounds o f pressure to the square foot.
was bridesmaid, and Gilbert Beal acted The test was successful in every way
and the men got their money for put
as best man. A number o f relatives
ting in just ten minutes o f time.
Bnd friends were present. The festivi other submarine o f the same model is
ties ended with a social dance in the to be launched from the same yards in
evening and the boys took advantage the very near tuture. Several similar
o f the opportunity by giving the young ships arc also being built there for the
couple a charivari.
o f >20,000 to >50,000 capital, in a tw elve
H. Heltzel. J. R. Gardner and W .
A >50 silver
place and is 'veil known in this neigh The descent into the deep was for the and the best girl in the show and six
I f I were possessed
The appraisers o f the property
I t is to be really a scientific baby
being eligible for prizes.
prosperity and contentment for
woman and child.
This submarine is a vessel show, children up to three years old
The bride is the built by the Seattle Construction & Dry
ing to spare and then lots more hustle,
ton was named as administrator o f the
under the year fo r the Arst time, and it is expect
bride’s eight men received >260 apiece,
lars, the virgin interior o f lhat won
derful state, a world in itself,
Friday, and W . A .
Wednesday surface o f Puget Sound in a submarine, ed it will attract a great deal o f atten
July 17, at -the home o f the
mother at North Santiam,
For going down 200 feet
“ Then I would light out and into the
modern paradise o f happiness and dol
mitted to probate in the county court
This is a feature o f the State Fair this
that superb Pacific metropolis.
The will o f Elijah
The State Fair board has voted >500
to be used ss prizes for the Eugenics
Exposition planned for September 4.
Miss Edith Jarvis and John
I would spend my first week
in that splendid prototype o f our old,
Siegmund on Lone Pine Farm, closed
o f Stayton, Marie Crawford. Zena and
(Special to The Mail)
head straight fo r the great undevel
and Ruby Sandman o f Stayton,
SCRUBBED THE BILLS
ON CAMPING TRIP
When his laundry bill
R. L. Dunn and w ife
chaperon- charge fo r washing four greenbacks,
al months ago. Mrs. Merrifieldand Mrs. 1 ing a party o f young people o f t h e George B. Rowan o f San Bernardino
Riggs have assumed charge o f the mil i Christian Sunday school in a camping gasped in astonishment.
linery parlors which haye been conduct trip to the North Fork o f the
ed by Mesdames Stayton and Robert- above Mehama.
j son.. The new proprietors expect to
make a considerable addition to their
Tom Smith. Joe Fisher and Gus Eks-
stock, to accomodate the fall trade. man returned Monday from a camping
They will remain in their present loca i trip at Elk Lake. They report a good
tion in the Gardner building.
catch o f fish.
He looked through his laundry Mid
found that a neat pile o f carefully iron
ed and st-irched bank notea had come
home with his weekly wash.
mounted to $6u, which he remembered
having failed to rem ove from his cloth
i ing before sending it to the laundry.