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CONGRESS REMEMBERS PATHFINDERS REPORT
RIVERS AND HARBORS
The hugv flax-pole presented to the
Pathflnders who went over the route
Appropriations for Oregon River and
Panama-Pacific International Kxpoai Harbor improvements, that seem to be to be* followed from Portland to Lake-
tion hv the citizen» o f Aateria, has forthcoming amount to over $2,300,000. view for the convention of the Central
reached San Francisco in one of th e 1 The bill has passed both houses of Con Oregon Development League August
giant raft» of the Hammond Lumber gress and has been approved by commit 20, 21 and 22, returned full of enthusi
Company. It «as sent by mayor Heml-1 tees, awaiting only the President's sig asm for the country they found in In
erson of Astoria, as that city’s contrib nature. The biggest single item i s terior Oregon. C. C. Chapman, Secre
ution to the 1915 Exposition. The pole $1,000,000 for the mouth of the Colum tary o f t h e Oregon Development
was originally intended for the Astoria bia work, while the lsiwcr Willamette League, says that portion of the state
Centennial Celebration, but it was so is scheduled for $!S0.000. Tillamook is developing rapidly and that the set
long and hea\y that it was impossible Harbor and the Nehalem River and tlers are prospering.
to raise it. The dimensions of the flag harbor improvement each get $100,000.
Secretary Chapman says Central Ore
pole are as follows: “ Douglas Fir, a The Dalles-Celilo canal is listed f o r gon will welcome the Portland excurs
perfect piece of timber; base 56 inches, $700,000.
ionists with open arms when they come
top 23 inches; estimated weight 93,061
to Lakeview in August and each town
pounds. Cubic contents 1958.52 cubic
is preparing a warm reception. He
feet: contains 23,515.46 solid lumber
says the journey down through the in
feet, length over all 246 feet. The
terior will be one long to be remember-
special Flag, which is to be flown from
Territorial government is all but a i and that all Portland people who
this flag-pole, is to be furnished by the reality for Alaska now, and will soon I want t o learn* more o f their state
; should participate. From indications,
citizens of Astoria. It is. planned to be realized in the future. Both the J there will be a large party go from the
hold appropriate ceremonies when the House and Senate at Washington have Rose City.
pole is raised and old glory is unturled passed similar measures, which should
from its lofty peak.
be easily reconciled. It is understood
Mrs. John Amort is visiting in SI ihw
that President Taft will sign a home a few days.
Wanted — Two or three bushels of rule bill as soon as it is put up to him.
S. M. Armstrong came in from Port
plums. Phone the Mail office.
The measures adopted provide also for
an Alaska Railroad Commission, to de
J. F. Mouncc of Salem was in our termine if government owned railroads
Riley Thomas spent a few days i n
city the latter part of last week.
in Alaska are feasible.
Portland last week.
S. H. Burson accompanied by his son
w A Weddle and family motored to
Died—The infant c h i l d of Peter
Frank drove to Dallas last Saturday.
Saltm Suni]ay aftornoon.
Burkhardt and wife, yesterday.
Griff King of Albany was in Stayton
Many autos are to be seen every day
Art Brown and family of Independ
bound for the mountains for an outing. ence were in Stayton a few days age. on business Tuesday.
Quite a number of farmers trorn Jor
W. A. Weddle and wife, Mrs. Beulah
dan valley were in town Monday o n Gerkins, Miss Emma Frank and Dare
Slooer expect to go to Wilhoit Springs
Saturday evening, returning Sunday.
Ben Gehlen had a little accident with
the delivery wagon Tuesday. No one
Dr. Beauchamp and C. A Beauchamp
were fishing on Thomas creek Sunday
and report a catch of 114. Seems like
Mrs. Forette of Dallas is visiting at
some people can catch fish on Sunday.
the home of her fcusbard’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. E. Forette.
Harvey Wright of Aumsville dropped
F. A. Pietrok, over in Linn county, j a wagon holster on his right foot the
expects to start the threshing season i o th e r day, breaking several small bones
of the member. Dr. Beauchamp re
on Saturday of this week.
ports, however, that he will soon be a-
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Branch of Me , bout again. ,
Coy, Oregon were visiting at the home
Dr. Beauchamp reports the new ar
of her brother, W. J. Hewitt this week.
rivals as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Titus
Curt. Hawiey and family of McCoy Archer, of Kingston, a girl; Mr. and
came over in his auto Tuesday for a Mrs. Fred Holt of Stayton, a boy; Mr.
visit with his sister, Mrs. H. A. Beau and Mrs. Julius Titze of Fern Ridge, a
girl; Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Ritzinger
of Union Hill, a boy.
Johnny Fehien caught the champion
trout so far this season. It measured
17 inches in length and gave Johnny
the fight of his life.
BIG G EST A T T R A C T IO N
The Riggs and Nendel barn *.s rapidly
being filled with hay. About 63 tons
already iias been put in and the barn
w;ll hold 15 tons more.
In the statement of the heirs of Eli
jah Weddle in last week’s Mail a mis
take occured. Bonnie Collier, daugh
ter, should read, Bonnie Collier grand
Having sold our lumber stock and
leased our mil! property to Jos. Petzel,
we have discontinued our lumber busi
ness i n Stayton.
In o r d e r t o
close our books and complete the trans
fer of the business, we request all per
sons owin g us to call at once at the
mill office and settle their accounts.
We have only a limited time to settle
this matter, so we will appreciate your
Lee Brown & Sons.
The infant rhild of Henry Smith is
seriously ill with pneumonia.
Forrest Mack and wife returned from
the moss camp yesterday.
HARVEST TilME IS HERE j
During this season you need many things,
and you want just the right articles, some-
times very quickly.
Whatever you may
need, remember we have it—just the right
thing, in the right quality, at the right price.
We are headquarters for all staple articles,
a n d other goods you want at harvest time.
A new line, which includes
some extraordinary values, from
75 cents to $2.50
Dishes Now at thie Red Tag Prices
Salmon, per doz.
Corn, per doz-
Tomatoes, per doz.
| Oysters, per doz.
T h is is a seasonable reduction in
Goods you need right now.
2 0 % OFF
ALL LADIES’ WHITE WAISTS 20% OFF
Our general line of merchandise is as com
plete as any in town. You know the quality
START THE DAY OFF WITH A SMILE
and you will prolong the
smile and have a pleasant
day, if you come here to
do your shopping. In the
first place, y o u will be
sure of the most courteous
treatment, whether y o u
arc a buyer or merely cur
ious to see our goods. Sec-
________________ oj'dly, you are assured of
the finest qualities being oliered you at the lowest mar
ket prices. One visit confirms our claim to serve you well.
S tre ff Hardware Co.
Mr. Imper who used to be here with
Downing’s pack train will make daily
the cheese factory, has returned from
from Detroit to the Hot Springs
“ The Mad Miner” A sensational Wisconsin and will make this country
his future home.
during the summer. Special trips to
the lakes. For further information
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Armstrong are write J. M. Downing. Detroit,
“ He’s My Pal” With beautifully the proud parents of a ten lb. boy who
came to their home yesterday. Dr
W. F. Kleckcr is expected back from
Beauchamp ia in attendance.
eastern trip to-day.
Admission 10c. Double Show. Open 7:30
Edward Smith of Mt. Pleasant got
For Sale—Pure-bred white Orphing-
S tc A V tO fl
1 H C c l t r C his hand crushed in a pulley while load
ing hay last Saturday. Dr. Brewer was tons. Inquire C. D. Stayton.
called and dressed the injured member.
Joseph Petzel and Theo, Rizzo were
Miss Helen Luthy, who has been vis in Salem Monday.
iting her brotherC. A. Luthy and fami
For Sale- Modern story and a half
ly, returned to Salem to-day. Mrs.
Luthy accompanied her for a few days rcaidence, cor. Ida and Second Sts. (’all
Mra. M. J . Kitchen.
stay in the capital.
A new line of
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
ALL MEN’S PANTS .
TH O M A SM A YO CO ¡
This groat institution opens its doors
Dr. Brewer reports a daughter born for the fall semester on September 20th.
to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Burkhardt of Courses of instruction include: General
Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Hus
bandry, Dairv Husbandry, Bacteriology,
L. L. Thomas and Doc. Korinek are Botany and Plant Pathology. Poultry
expected home to-morrow. But will Husbandry, Horticulture, Entomology,
Veterinary Science, Civil Engineering,
Electrical Engineering, Mechanical En
Mining Engineering, High
Mr. Webster of Polk county ia here
visiting at the home of his son-in-law,
Pharmacy Zoology, Chemistry, Physics,
Mrs. N. E. Duncan, who has been Mathematics, English Language and
visiting with Grandma Miller, has gone Literature, Public Speaking, Modern
to Albany and other valley points for a Languages, History, Art, Architecture,
Industrial Pedagogy, Physical Educa
tion, Military Science and Tactics and
Geo. McRae of Fox Valley, while | Music.
IN T O W N
Catalogue and illustrated literature
loading ties Monday, let one fall on his
free upon application. Address:
foot, breaking several bones of his in
step. Dr. Brewer reduced the fiacture. i Registrar, Oregon Agricultural College,
Program for Stayton Theatre—
Miss Hedwig Lau, a trained nurse of School Year Open», September 20th.
“ The Doctor’s Perfidy”
Portland and a sister of J. F. Lau of
“ Swedish Sports”
this city is here attending on Mrs. S-
“ The Cabin Boy's Dog”
“ Love’s Stratagem”
Lois McElhaney of the Waldo Hills
Miss Crabtree’s and Miss Shelly's
was thrown from a horse Sunday and Sunday School classes returned from
sustained a severe concussion of the their outing on North Fork this week.
brain. Dr. Brewer reports her much
better at present.
Trespass Notices for sale at this
office, printed on heavy cloth, 10 cent*
E. D. Alexander, wife and daughter each.
Marion, went to Corvallis Saturday for
j a brief visit with friends. Mr. Alex-
Wess Riggs, Jess Shepherd, Riley!
i ander returned yesterday, while the ot- Thomas and Levi Baily were up to the
i hers will remain a few days longer.
Mack moss camp picking blackberries j
Messrs. Pintler, Parry and Beau
champ, and Misses Hobson and Alex
Lura A. Thomas and wife and Dr.
ander and Mrs. Beauchamp motored to W. N. Pintler and Miss Alta Hobson
Salem Monday evening to see “ Beverly spent Saturday night and Sunday fish
I of Graustark” at the Grand theater.
ing on Rock creek.
Joe Brewer a n d wife, Mrs. Allie
Brewer and Bill Munkers started over-
I land for Metolius, Oregon, this morn-
| ing. They will go by the way of the
i Lebanon route and will he gone for
! some lime.
Gardner & Hobson .
Henry Mutachler took a crack at an
unruly horse with his bare fiat the oth
er day and broke several bones in his
hand. Dr. Brewer fixed him up. Hen
ry says he will take a club next time.
Well he needed a vacation anyhow.
Flour, Canned Gocids, Cured Meats j
Mrs. Joe Fisher is visiting home
folks in McCoy. Polk county this week.
Fred Caspell of Portland was here a
few days last week renewing acquaint
Mr. Spalding of Portland is here vis- |
iting at the home of his daughter Mrs.
S. H. Heltzel. He will try and lure a j
few of the finny tribe from their hahi-1
FOR SALE CHEAP—A 24 in. Buffa- I
lo Pitts threshing machine with 8 horse j
power engine and wood saw. All in 1
good repair and ready for work. Would |
take some cattle as part pay. For fur-1
ther particulars address,
John Girardin, Turner, Ore.
Men’s Summer Toggery
N O W T H A T W A R M U R W R A T H H R IS H E R E ,
W IL L
W A N T Y O U R S U M M E R TOGS.
Comfortable Negligee Shirts
Nobby Summer Neckwear
a n d o th e r neat goods fo r s u m m e r use, w e have in
g re a t
v a rie ty a n d o u r
usual q u a lity .
He up to
scratch a n d m a k e y o u r pick now.
PLU M BING
S T E A M F IT T IN G
T IN N IN G
MILL W O R K
All work guaranteed to be first class in every particular
Galvanized and Black Pipe carried in stock.
Briggs & Son
JOB WORK IS OUR SPECIALTY
WE KNOW HOW