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The STAYTON MAIL
Published every Thursday by
E. M. Olmsted und W . C. Parrv
Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Stayton.
Marion county, Oregon, under the act o f Congress o f March 3, IS79.
All communications should he addressed to T he S tayton M ail .
A Gift of
B t EDWARD D. SHIPLEY
Out* day a couple of hundred your*
ago liana Beruult, a young countryman
who had never learned anything except
what he could pick up ou the farm,
drove Into the capital of the dukedom
o f Plunder* with a load of cabhagee to
Positively »11 papers stoppai on expiration o f subscription
aell In the market place, lie was uur-
prlaed to see Hags flying from nil I he
windows, the people out In their In-st
costumes and every appearance of a
Now Hans, who In his farm clothes
When a business concern invests a large sum o f money in a looked greener than the cabbages In bis
cart, stopped beside the curb and naked
handsome store and equipment for retail merchandising, the pub some men talking there what was the
lic feels a certain degree o f confidence that the concern has goods occasion of the festivities and was told
thnt the duchess, who had up to this
People argue that unless they had established time been a minor, came of age that
a reputation for fair dealing and unless they had goods that they day and would assume the relus of
knew tilled a need, they would not dare spend so much money.
“ And what are those wagons so gay-
ly decorated for? And where are they
Advertising, likewise, acts as a guarantee o f substantial
going?" asked Hans.
“ They carry presents to the duchess."
business character. When a firm spends money freely on this
Now, Hans was a good cltlsen, and
necessary form o f salesmanship, the public concludes that it must he («thought him that he, too, should
have goods back o f it that have demonstrated their worth, or the idler his gift to his sovereign, so hs
drove his cart toward the palace. In
firm would not have set apart this sum of money for selling them tending to offer his cabbages to her
highness. On the way he stopped at a
through the newspapers.
shop ami bought some flags, the largest
A concern that does not advertise impresses the public as of which he placed over the cabbage*.
Then he went on to the palace, where
merely an experiment. The fact that it may have been in exist- the wagous he had seen were drawn
ance for many years does not help it so very much.
The public up in the court, waiting their turn to
1« unloaded. Hans pulled up nt the
may even look at mere existance for a long term of years as a dis rear of the line and waited too. When
qualification. indicating preference for old time methods.
It takes his turn came the chamberlain asked
what he had and from whom it came.
advertising to prove that you have confidence in your own goods.
“Cabbages from my farm, and I offer
them to the duch<*ss as my own gift ns
her loyal subject," Hans replied.
With this the chainbcrlln grew m l
Colonel Roosevelt, however, would hardly dare play his old
In the face and l>egan to berate Hans
friend W ill a game o f golf, the winner to take the presidency.
for what he called his effrontery, a
mere country loot making a gift of
cabbages to the duchess. Then he call
Now that Hilles has been appointed his campaign manager, ed for a guard to take him away.
Now the duchess, who was Just eight
T a ft probably hopes it will be over the Hilles to the W hite House. een years old. was mightily Interested
In her presents and was leaning out of
an upper window looking down watch
The W est is crying for harvest hands, but unfortunately ing their unloading. Seeing the pre
dicament In which the honest nans
most o f them are posing as “ bad m en“ for the moving picturej ha,iTnn“ientiy"pVnced'hW ^’i r s h e Vent
a messenger down to say that Hans’
gift would be accepted, and he was to
come into the palace to be thanked per
sonally by her royal self. So the coun
When a man is in desperate need o f money he robs a safe tryman was conducted Into a richly
Or steals a mail bag. Bat the women are more politic.
They de furnished apartment, where the girl
received him and thnnked him for his
cide to hold a bazaar.
cabbages. She appeared to be much
touched by the loyalty o f the simple fel
Station Portland, was drowned
“ W e would like," she said, “to have
at Moro Sunday while swimming you In our army. It seems a more fit
ting calling for you than tilling the
in an irrigation reservoir.
earth. Would you like to be a sol
The Mikado of Japan d i e d
“ Indeed I would.” replied Hans;
Tuesday after a long illness.
Several hunting parties have al-
“ and for
sweet and gracious a sov
ready left Albany for the mount-
ereign I think I could conquer all your
A La Follette boom for 191(3 ains, to be on the ground when enemies single handed.”
Then she gave an order that Hans
- been started in Portland.
the deer season opens, today.
should be given a commission os lieu
tenant in one o f her regiments, and
ve bier crews are rushing the
The schooner C. T. Hill went dismissed him with many thanks for
’ Clackamas Southern, ashore near Neha em bar Sunday his valuable present
W e enn never be sure o f any heart
afternoon and will be a total loss. Into which the little god o f love will
not send one o f his arrows. The young
Benton county ranch o f 320 The crew was taken off safely.
dtichess was at a most impressionable
was sold last week fo - $40- j
age, and she could not forget the hand
R. E. Gleason and F. E. Bacon some face nnd figure, the honest loyal
have purchased the Central Point look o f the young cabbage grower. She
-acre fruit farm near A l- Herald from S. A. Pattison, who gave orders that Hans was to be sent
to a military school, nnd she kept track
> oo.d last Thursday
f o r has run the paper for the past o f him. learning that he was a very
’ 000 .
apt scholar and bid fair to make a fine
j six years.
soldier. Within a year he was pro
moted to be captain nnd from that
Albany is to h a v e another
time forward continued to advance
brick block this summer, two
A thousand people assembled with equdl rapidity till he commanded
at “ a^er City Sunday to w itn ess; a regiment.
Then one day while the army was
the laying o f the corner stone o f
I t engaged In a war with the enemies o f
Lents has organized a young the St- Elizabeth hospital,
the state news came to the duchess
m en’s athletic club with 100 w’ h cost 3200,000.
that her troops had been beaten, her
commander in chief had been killed
j and the foe was marching on the capi
W . H. Lehuherr Friday killed tal. In her distress she thought of the
The first Linn county school a cougar near Camas Valley that! countryman who bad said that for so j
fair will be held in Albany, Au measured 8 feet 2 inches.
The swept and gracious a sovereign he
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thought he could conquer all her ene-
S l ’ I t S C K U T I O N S , ^1 ,~ o p e r y e a r i n a d v a n c e
A d v e r t is in g K a te # o n a p p lic a tio n
C ards o f T hanks $ .5 0
O bitu ar ies - $1.00 up.
Advertising as a Guarantee
N orthw est CliDS
Contracts recently l e t w i l l
bring Albany’s paving this year
lip to 58 blocks.
feet measured 6 inches across,
, lnpIf. h!in,1(.,1q 0rderinK her
and the hide alone we ighed 1 1 lbs. | coach and her mounted bodyguard, nlte
t - l
j|. _ t u
[ drove out toward her retreating forces.
When she met them she sent at once
The Wendling-Johr son Lumber, for CoIonp) IInn„ !>Pnnlt nn(1
Co. has purchased 3700 a c r e s I him:
more o f timber land on the Suis-
“ Colonel, you once said that for me
Congress gave Oregon $50,000
you thought you could conquer my
law, paying $150,000 therefor.
, enemies single handed. I wish you to
for fish hatcheries in the appro
ih e firm now owns a billion a n d ( take command of this retrentlng army
priation bill this year.
a half feet o f timber in that sec- and turn R against the enemy.”
"Tour highness can make It possl-
The Albany Elks ran a special
j ble," replied the colonel.
1 “ n ow ?”
train to Newport Sunday on ac
A gang o f “ W e st’s honor m en” 1 "I will order the army to halt, as the
count of the funeral o f Charles
good when called upon by men come up, and you can tell them
the story o f how I became their lender.
Forest Ranger George W est t o 1 It will win them to your support at
A strike of high grade oil is help fight fires on Union creek, . once, astl they will fight for you to the
reported near Burns. Already a putting out the fires and saving
Then the troops were collected n*|j
number of claims have been filed
fast as they arrived, and the duchess
told how Hans when a simple fellow
in the vicinity.
o f the lowest grade had made her a
The first carload o f candy pails
Two good work horses burned
be shipped from the Kla-
to death and 50 tons of hay were
Falls Pail and T ub factory
destroyed when a barn burned
at Corvallis Sunday.
put will be shipped to San Fran
Albany’s filtration plant, cost cisco until the capacity o f the
ing $85,000, and with a capacity m 'h *s increased,
o f 2,000,000 gallons daily, start
ed in business this week.
| r F" r Sale-Full Bli>od f^mouth Rock
'Cockerels, from State f a ir Prize Win
Mr*, i . E. Sloper,
Charles G. James, o f Arleta 8-l-x.
[’T " * " f *
nV ' ,w. £
^tory with cheers, and when their new
ieader ordered them to reform nnd
march back against the enemy' they
•prang forward eagerly.
A pence was conquered, nnd a vic
torious army marched linck to the
capital. The duchess, who had loved
the countryman soldier ever since she
had first met him, afler n consultation
with her ministers decided to offer him
her hand In marriage.
duke consort and added largely to the
poasea-iioiiH of bis royal wife.
are what count in any business. The Farmers' < V-
operative Realty Co. was organized with a view to
getting results— quick results—results satisfactory
to both buyer and seller. And it has already made
a good start along lines that will bring the most
direct and comprehensive results.
. I O
THE LISTING OF PROPERTY
is the first step to this end. To find a buyer, one
must first have something to sell. With the al
most unlimited amount o f desirable farm property
in the vicinity o f Stayton, some o f which is or will
be for sale, we anticipate no difficulty in being able
to list plenty o f realty bargains. In fact, a num
ber o f splendid chances have already been plan
with us. Here are just a few o f them:
SOME GOOD BUYS
41 acres near Sublimity, Ore.,
new 6 room house,
new barn, poultri
house 20x60. 1} acres young orchard, some English walnuts,
cultivation, 9 acres o f timber, balance can
spring in pasture and well at house.
1« readily cleared and cultivated,
i’riee, $- 1,000
67 acres near Jordan, 16 acres under cultivation, 10 acres cleared but not
cultivated, 15 acres can lie readily cleared, balance timber, new 5 room ho . -e,
and new barn, good fences.
Price, $55 per acre.
31 acres tract inside corporate limits o f Stayton, good house, and other
improvements, close to Stayton school.
11 acres unimproved land, partly cleared, good
city limits, | mile from City Hall, Slayton.
location, just outside of
Desirable lota for sale on installment plan, smull payment down, miiii II
monthly payment. Iiot* 50x100 for $50 to $60 each on above term .
they will never be worth less.
See or write
WE PROPOSE TO FIND BUYERS
Property listed with us will be given all exploi
The advertising that we will do
locally will be only a small part o f our extensive
By circulars, newspaper and
magazine advertising, we intend to reach people
who are dissatisfied at home, and who may be in
duced to come to Oregon.
Every year thousands
o f these desirable citizens come West, and through
the medium o f the Farmers’ Co-operative Realty
Co., Stayton will hereafter get its share of this im
IT COSTS YOU NOTHING
to list your property with us; and remember that
we are in a position to make a quick, satisfactory
sale for you.
Come in and interview our local
manager. Let him explain our co-operative plan.
S. H. HELTZEL,
Stayton State Bank Building