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THE STAYTON MAIL
1 9 th Y e a r , N o 9 .
TIMBER PATROL LAW
It him been brought to to the alien-
lion of the Slut«: Forester that aorne
unscrupulous timber brokers are mis
representing the provisions of the com
pulsory patrol law which waa enacted
by the recent legislative Assembly and
lieromea effective June 2. Ownera of
timber rlaima have been told that un
der thia law it will lie neccaaary for
them to keep a patrolman on their
claims all summer at their own expense
and thia has been urged as a reason for
Statements o f this
kind are made purely for the purpose
of sti.nutating the sale of timlwrlanda,
thus i icreaslug the business and inri-
dentlj the commiHSiona of timber brok
The law provides that every timber-
land owner in the State, not residing
within one and one-half miles of Ida
properly, shall furnish a sufficient pa
trol therefor during the dry season,
and that in case he fails to do so the
Slate Forester shall provide the same
at a cost not to exceed & cents per
acre per annum. Any amount so paid
by the State shall lie a lien upon the
land and shall be collected with the
next l ixes.
It is ibvious that the maximun ex
pense to the owner of a quarter-section
of tim crland cannot exceed $8.00 |>er
year, on amount that should scare no
owner into dis|>o*tng o f his timber
claim »1 a sacrifice.
S T A Y T O N , M A R IO N C O U N T Y , O R E G O N , T H U R S D A Y , A P R IL 3,
EDITH HAINES-KUESTER CONCERT
TOMORROW WILL DRAW CROWD
Edith Haines-Kuester and Eugene
Kuester will appear here in concert for
one evening only at the Stay ton Theatre
Friday, April 4th at 8:16 o’clock. They
are appearing under the Cahler-Wads
worth management, and these enter
prising people have spared neither time
nor expense to make this concert a
memorable one for Stayton.
Of the accompanying programme but
little need be said: it has been arranged
with the intent to ideas« all, and insure
a high standard of artistic excellence.
By request of the management, Mrs.
Kuester has included many of her own
compoaitioni, their merit having won
SEVEN THOUSAND MEN AT WORK
Seven thousand men will be at work
oa the Exhibits I'slaces of the Panama-
pacific International Ex|ioiillon before
the summer is over. As high as ten-
thousand men will be employed when
the labor peak is reached. This num
ber is exclusive of those who will be
employed in the construction of state
Artist and Composer
buildings and foreign pavilions. The
states and foreign nations, it is ex
Eugene Kuester, Tenor, Nina M'/nlsworth-Cnhler, Pianiste
pected. will conform to the pace set by
the ex | s>s it ion company in the work of
The plans of the magnificent courts,
1. 'Neath Summer Skies
the designs for the imposing sculpture I Duett, L’Addio . . . —Nicolai-
and the sketches of the mural paint II Songs for Soprano:
(a) Nymphs and Shepherds Purcell
ings and decorations are nearing com
for left hand alone
pletion. Contracts for many of the
(c) Come Sweet Morn —Old French
grou|>s of statuary and for many of the
mural paintings have already been let
(a) Ich hab ein kleines Lieb erdacht
to prominent artists and sculptors in
Sar Francisco, New York and other
(c) Baby Corn
(b) Allerseelen . . . —Strauss
cities of the United States. The dir
(d) Rock a By
ection of tho color work has been en
(e) Kiss Them Good Night
(d) I Hear You Calling Me
trusted to Jules Guerin, and Karl b it
— Edith Haines-Kuester
ter has charge of the sculpture.
VI Duett, The Turn of the Road
IV Piano Solos:
— Eolith Haines-Kuester
(a) Tone Pictures:
PRAISES WEST STAYTON WOMEN
One of the horticultural features at
the 1915 Universal Exposition, will be
"California Canyon" which will be lo-
:ated between the Japanese Gardens
and Horticultural Building or north of
Lombard Street between Baker and
Lyons streets. It will be six hundred
feet long and two hundred feet wide.
It Will be adorned with one thousand
red woods, madronos, California lilacs,
manzanitas, a n d California w i l d
A model of this beautiful canyon has
been made by the landscape depart
ment which is in charge of John Mc
Laren, Landscape Engineer.
Land-scape Department has been ex
tremely active during the past month.
T h e nursery i n Tennessee Hollow,
which covers fourteen thousand squure
feet, is being used to great advantage.
There are two hundred and fifty thous-
snd small plants which have been rais
ed from seeds and cuttings in the six
green houses and tins number is being
rapidly increased every day.
BEAUCHAMP STEEL ARRIVES
The steel has arrived on the ground
for the new Beauchamp building at the
corner of Third a n d High Streets.
The foundation work i s progressing
rapidly these nice days and before ma
ny weeks are over the block laying will
begin on another handsome business
structure for Stay ton.
C. Ullom made a business trip to
Mrs. Marsh of Salem is working at
the Bon Ton Bakery.
Mrs. Vern Goodie of Meharr.a waa a
Stayton visitor Tuesday.
Dr. Withy com be of the 0. A. C. fur
nished the people of West Stayton a
most instructive meeting Thursday af
ternoon, Feb. 27, at the request of the
Women's Commercial club. This, new
organization has superseded the former
Ladies' Auxiliary. Dr. Withcombe re
commended dairying especially. H e
spoke in the highest terms of the work
being done by the progressive women
here, complimented them on being the
first to take up the growing of iaven.
der and encourage them i n various
ways to make this part of the Will
amette valley famous for berries, ap
ples, pears, prunes a n d dairying.
While here he was the guest of the
president of the Women’s Commercial
club, Mrs. H. S. McGowan.
W, F. Harris and wife of North
Santiam were in town Tuesday.
Mrs. E. C. Frost and H. L. Shelton
and wife of Jordan were trading with
Stayton merchants Tuesday.
The district forester, with head
quarters at Portland, will start anyone
who wishes, in the business of growing
basket Willows. Cuttings may be had
free on application, as the Government
is carrying on investigations to deter
mine the varieties best suited to this
CUTS HIMSELF WITH AN AX
Mr. Brown of Mehama was seriously
injured last Friday. He was cutting
wood, and the ax handle caught in Ilia
coat, causing a glancing blow, which
severed three fingers. He was brought
| j0 Stayton, where Dr. Brewer attend-
1 ed to the injured member.
STAYTON SCHOOL CONTEST
A contest in the various grades anti
different subjects was held a t t h e
school building last Friday night. Pu
pils from several schools near Stayton
competed. A iarge number of patrons
were present and enjoyed the occasion
thoroughI). The blue ribbon winners
Story-telling, Alma Fulton, Stayton
Story-telling, Mary Tate, Stayton
Reading, Regina Gescher, Triumph
Reading, Thelma Meyers, Aumsville
Arithmetic, Chas. Denham,
Spelling, Rosa Allis, Stayton
Reading, Ruby Spear, Aumsville
Arithmetic, Mabel Weddle. Stayton
Spelling, Vernon Hosford,
Geography, Leo Willing,
Reading, Darrel Downs, Stayton
Spelling, Dean Watters,
Geography, William Smith, "
History, Christ Neitling. Oak Glen
Arithmetic, Freada Allis, Stayton
Spelling, Henry Lulay,
Heading, Caryl Ruble,
Geography. Freada Allis, “
Spelling, Dorcas Arell, Aumsville
History, Ralph Kelley, (Jueener
Arithmetic, George Schleis, "
Spelling Maud Morton, Stayton
S e r ia l N o . 8 9 1
STAVTON’S FIFTH ANNUAL APRIL
HORSE SHOW IS NOW UNDER WAY
Stayton’s Fifth Annual Horse Show is under way, and prom
ises to surpass anything in that line that has ever before been un
dertaken in our city.
A fine list of premiums is out and all will agree that every
horse owner will have a chance to win one or more of them. Over
two w e e k s w ill e la p se before the event and that time should be
used by the horse owners in preparing their stock for exhibition.
While we cannot say at this date just who will address the
people in the forenoon, it can be safely stated that a prominent 0.
A. C. man will be secured for that purpose.
Everyone admires a fine horse, let all who can do so, bring
their riding, driving or show animals to Stayton April 19th.
pecially are the lady riders urged to be present, as their bright
costumes and happy faces add a touch and tone to the occasion
that otherwise is sadly missed.
Marion county again challenges Linn to a “Tug of War.”
The number U limited to five to a side, and a purse of 7.50 is
hung up for the winners. A ten dollar gold piece is to be given to
the best pulling team, free for all.
Other prizes have been announced for foot-races etc. F>*
full information turn to the inside pages of The Mail and rea l
Band music has been secured for the entire day, and a ball
game in the afternoon, with a ball at the Daisy Hall u\. the ever-
A new flag now floats over the build ing will round out a day of pleasure and educational profit.
Stayton invites you to its Fifth Annual Horse Show, Satur
Alva Meyers has quit school to help day, April 19th.
Measles and chicken-pox have entire
Mrs. M. E. Bruce waa here from
Oliver Lesley spent Sunday at the
home in the Waldo Hills.
Edith a n d Isabelle Hallman have
stopped school here to go to Philadel
Mrs. Fred Casteel left Monday for
Chas..Leffler and wife of Linn county
Portland where she will visit her sister were trading with Stayton merchants
The organ has beer, removed to Mr. Mrs. W. G. Leach.
Nance's room, to be used for marching.
Marion Alexander will play.
About 25 new books have been se
lected ior ihe library. The fund was
$29.43. Our library is a very complete
one and contains many good books.
The Teachers Reading Circle will
meet Saturday, April 5, at 1:30 p. m.
At this meeting the circle book will be
finished. The teachers of the surround
ing districts are cordially invited to be
The Marion County Spelling Contest
has closed until the final contest for
Championship. Most of the grades of
the Stayton school will be represented
in the final contest.
The pupils recently had the privelege
o f signing a petition t o President
Woodrow Wilson, asking that the bat
tleship Oregon pass through the Pana
ma Canal first, "leading a water page
ant more grand than man has ever
The Capital National Bank of Salem,
has offered $50 i n prizes t o public
school pupils of Marion County who
raise the most popcorn on small plats
of ground, all the work except the first
plowing to be done by the pupil. En
try blanks are now ready and pupils
wishing to enter should do so at once.
The secret of the prevailing prosper
ity in Tillamook County is explained by
reference to the cow census which is
included in the county assessor’s fig
ures. Lust year butter fat brought
an average o f 41.Si1 per pound and
each cow in the county produced, on an
average, $107.00. Good dairying is al
Last Saturday evening a very inter
so reported from Buena Vista, where
parly was given by the sixth
one herd o f eleven cows brought a
check for $158.16, an average of $14.37 and seventh grades at the home o f
for each cow during the month.
Miss Mack, in honor of Edith H all-:
Adam Schleis of Linn county was
Guessing contests and games furnish- I
ed amusement. Eklith was presented
D. Townes of Mt. Pleasant was in with a book, by her schoolmates.
A delicious lunch was served, con
of ice cream, cake, sandwiches
Mrs. EngU Schott of Sublimity was
in tovhi Tuesday.
At about 12 o’clock, the guests de- j
Frank Herrling o f Mehama w a s parted, pronouncing the affair a very '
trading with Stayton merchants Satur entertaining and agreeable one, and i
the hostess, charming,
Harvey Shelton and wife o f Mt.
Pleasant were Stayton visitors the first
of the week.
Peppermint growing is to be tried
near Albany, it being believed that
Floyd M. Shook, of Lykens, Penn.,
this plant c a n be made a profitable
h a 8 been secured by t h e Stayton I
crop. In the Wenatchee. Washington,
country, peanut* are being planted be Housefurnishing Company to assist in
tween the fruit trees, the tops to be the sales, department.
used for hog feed and the nuts to be
Mr. Shook is an experienced furni
sold to peanut butter factories.
ture man and also is an undertaker.
He will help J. M. I'ingo in the Under- (
taking Parlors whenever needed.
Mr. Shook expects his wife to arrive
here from the Keystone state about
A very pleasant surprise party was April 10th. They will occupy t h e
Maag property on Third street.
held at the R. R. Fox home last Sat
urday night, the occasion being the cel
T h e "Meadowbrook Farm” near
ebration of Mr. Fox’s birthday. About
twenty guests were present. The time Lyons has ordered a nice lot of station
was passed t n singing a n d playing ery at the Mail office. It pays to have
j your imprint on your letters.
New Dress Goods
In wide and narrrow flouncing.
Shadow, all over laces.’
New Ecru Bandings, Ruff lings, Braids, *
Stickerei Braids and Novelty Braids. *
New Bulgarian designs.
Induces one to think of new curtains.
Look over our line of curtain scrims
from 15c up.
a r e always seasonable. We keep
ours fresh and the Quality up to the