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P etzel’s C a m p
TESTED HIS NERVE
Mrs. Witick and Miss Baldwin
A Blind Struggle For Life In the called at the Sweet home Sun-
Depths of the Earth.
Mrs. Barr spent Monday with
LOST IN THE DARK IN A M IN E. j Mrs. Goodie, her mother.
a n d Forrest
Thrilling Experience of ■ Workm an Berry attended the concert at
Who Found Himeelf After an Eaple* j Stayton Friday night.
elon Alone end W ithout a Lig h t In
Born April 3rd toMr.nnd Mrs.
tha Suffocating Coal Hola.
Tim Sweet a daughter.
This is a Duke's Mixture Umbrella
W hether vou smoke D uke’s Mixture in pipe or cigar
e tte , it is delightfully satisfying
Everywhere it is the
choice of men who want reai natural tobacco.
In each 5c sack there are >ne GTlli Cl h a l f ounces o f
choice Virginia and North Carolina tobacco pure, mild,
rich— best sort o f granulated tobacco
Enough to make
many good, satisfying cigarette*— the kind that make*
And with each sack you g e t a present
coupon and a book o f cigarette papers free.
G et an U m brella F ree
The coupons can tie exchanged tor al sort* of valu
The isr includes not onlv smokers’ article*
St f,ouU Mo
The STAYTON MAIL
Published every Thursday by
E. M. Olmsted
Entered as sec "d d ass matter at the postoffice at Stayton,
• . Oreç n, under the act o f Congress o f March 3, 1879.
*<i uns -hould be addressed to T hk S tayton M a il .
I i ’T I O N S , S I 5 0 p e r y e a r i n a d v a n c e
A d v e r tiis in g H a te s o n a p p lic a t io n
C a rd s of T hanks —$ .50
O b it u a r ie s - $1.00 up.
P o sitiv ely a ll p a p e rs sto fijcrl on e x p ira tio n o f su b scrip tio n
S T A T E M E N T
Of Ownership, management, circulation etc., of “ The Stayton Mail” pub
lished weekly at Stayton. Ore.
Editor, E. M. Olmsted, Stayton, Ore.;
Editor, E. M. Olmsted, Stayton, O re.; Business manager, E. M.
Oiinsted; Publisher, E. M. Olmsted; Owner E. M. Olmsted; Known mort
gagee holding more than 1 per cent of total security, Stayton State Bank,
E . M . O L M S T E D , Editor.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 30th day of March, 1913.
S. H. HELTZEL *
[ se a l ]
My commission expires Jan. 6, 1915.
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No wonder the Missisippi river is on a rampage.
dumped 5000 barrels of whiskey into it the other day.
While Mr. Bryan may recognize the republic of China, we
doubt very much wheth r he could hold a conversation with it.
Six is the dem ... -tic majority of the senate, and eiprht dem-
• o >1 opponent! of free sugar, which in
dicates some sweet scrapping.
A man by the name of Fear was found to have four wives
in Cl ieago. With Juliet, we would ob»
ferve, ‘‘What’s in a name?”
The flood at Dayton destroyed the only stamped envelope
factory in the country, and for some time to come every fellow
w II have to lick hi own stamps.
Tu I h > lost In tho woods or on tha
plHlna la n fearful ex|x*rience, but there
Bert and Oren Morris were
the victim baa the heavens above him g a m p c a lle r s F r id a y
nod can nt least see hla way about
The terror* of a similar adventure In
O lir Cook s p e n t a fe w days at
the utter blackneaa of a gns filled coal home, and such a breakfast, but
mine are thus described by a corre l ,„
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«pendent of the Toutb’a Companion:
^ n 0 0 n 0 n b n d »y* t h e M l3S0S
I wae working alone In a "room” on ** rame came to the rescue and
the second south entry o f the mine everything Went lovely.
It was A o’clock, the time for tiring the
Cecil Lake has been quite sick
afternoon blasts. T h e,m an who was
"driving” the entry lighted his fuse with measles.
and canto back through the entry call
Vclney Gates was a caller at
ing out "I'Tret" One a fte r another the
other miners set off their blasts and the Steward h o m e Saturday
cam e along the entry until they reach
ed my room I lighted my fuse, watch-
| ed It sputter for a moment and went
I’art of the camp boys spent
I out Into the entry to wait for the b last
Several seconds (Missed, and there
was no explosion. My fellow miners
Monday the harmony of the
passed out of the entry and left mo
was rudely disturbed, when
alone. I went back Into the room and
found that the Mast opening was clog Dick Brown showed his authori
ged so that the fire could not reach the ty. and with one meaning look,
powder I had to remove the tamping
and recharge the drill hole. By thU and a feW w o r d s ’ separated the
time the mine was filled with dense, crew, two were put adrift on the
ms laden powder smok* fwm the ether skidd road, two went alone to
the vast woods to work, and the
In lhe «titling smoke I recharged the
hole, tumped It, Inserted the fuse, majority were sent down stream
lighted It from my head lamp and hur with a cold dinner as boomers
ried to the mouth of the room. The for the Santiam.
work was hastily done.
powder exploded the rush of air extin Dick and don’t do it again.
guished my lamp.
On Monday, Sport the valuable
The darkness was absolute, and there
Is no darkness so dense ns that of n dog of Mr. Brown was cut on an
To my consternation i found ax which was carelessly left, for
the matches In my “Jockey box” so
those who might run into it.
damp that they would not Ignite.
Then I became really alnrmed. I was
Dick Brown, Volney Gates and
two miles under ground without a light
Bass made a busines trip
In an atmosphere so heavy with gas
that It would not sustain llfo for any
length of time.
I dashed Into the entry, ran against
a pillar and was knocked nearly sense
I staggered to my feet and groped
T * ia r ^
down the tunnel. Iu a coal mine great
Call at the Stayto n Optical Parlor and
oaken valves or doors close the en I-
trances to the vnrlous tunnels. Tho have that headache and eye trouble re
air enters through the main entry and
Is sucked out of tho mine by great lit ved with properiy fitted glasses.
We guarantee our work to be as good
fans at the opposite end o f the mine
a fter It has been distributed through as can ^ obtained in Portland or eise-
tbe workings by means of these valves *
Prices reasonable for first-
and crosscuts situated near them.
I reached a door, pulled It open and class work.
We have had many years’ experience
! passed through. Beyond It two ton-
j nets came together nt n right angle. as an eye-sight specialist in Eastern
One led toward the open nlr, the other cities and several years on the coast.
Into the depths of the mine.
We use the latest improved instru
sense of direction was entirely gone, ment* for testing the eye.
and t could not tell which to take. It see us before going elsewhere.
was all chance. I went ahead and aft n ext door to Lancefleld’s Shoe Store.
er a time reached another valve.
Hours, 8 to 12, 1 to 6, 7 to 10.
If I oDly had a light! One glimpse
Stayton Optical Co.
of the number painted on the door
Dr. Eaton, Manager.
would tell me where I was. I tried to
feel the number with my fingers, but
In vain. I pushed ti)rough the door
and entered another tunnel, down
YOUR LAST CHANCE
which I walked for hours, ns It seem
ed. My head was bursting with pain
from the gas.
Don’t delay in having those photos
Then I heard the sound of running
water. I knelt-dow n, dipped In my you are thinking of, made.
I expect to leave Stayton about May
hnnd and found thnt I was going up
stream and consequently deeper and 1st and if you have any work in my
deeper Into the mine. 8o I turned
I line it would be well to see me about it
back, reached the valve and felt nlong , ‘
Don’t put it
the pillar until I found the other tun- | in
1 the next two weeks.
riel opening The gas had by this time off to the last minute.
I k *gun to affect my brain, and I reeled !
J . F . Lau Photographer.
and staggered as I walked. I left the j
Irnck and walked In the “sump” wnter
up to my knees, keeping one hand on ¡i
the wall to steady myself.
HOW’S YOUR SOLE
I passed through vnlve a fter valve |
and tried to keep count, but my brain
refused to perform that simple task. i
W atters the old reliable, is back in
At last I pushed through a valve si/]
the shoe shop for the winter.
felt a blast of fresh, cold air. W '.th
that breath of oxygen my reo iw , re
turned With renewed courage l push
ed forward. Many times in fo’ ,lowing
We have an exceptionally fine club
that life giving current of nlr 1 plunged
through narrow cross cuts, stumbled bing offer to make Mail readers for a
over masses of sjnte, fell |nt0 wnter
holes and bruised myself by striking
against the sharp corner 4 of the coal
vein, hut I was steadily creeping n e a r
The Fruit-Grower & Farm er
er to the surface.
The Kimball Dairy Farm er
Suddenly I stumbled agn|nst a loaded
eoal car That m e a n 't ^ a t I was In the
main entry, but ho „ fnr f rom the en-
The Stayton Mail
trance I could no' £ tell. I worked my
AU Four for only
« ay nlong the ' string’ of loaded cars
In addition to the above we will send
and began to r Srpinl an Incline. The
fresh air awep ,t ,p(Wn the tunnel In n the Woman’s World for oriiy $2.00 for
g.-ile I kept r erring ahead. In the ho[>e the five papers.
of seeing dp yiight, but none appeared
I wonder«’ , why. I broke Into a run,
nnd In aD 0t|IPr minute I had emerged
.< It y I)/ M i l « « *
T o h ^ n r l o f f r\ i
from the m|tlp (ln,i stood gazing nt the
A n tl-P a ln P IIU
seld o m fail.
stars. 1 t was jdmost midnight, nnd 1
had 1/ ,ft my room shortly a fter D
D e a fn o s s C a n n o t B e C u r e d
T h e G reed y O ne.
^ ‘raveling through South Africa, Mr.
udley Kidd, the author of “The Es-
* enflai Kaffir.” once accused a native
of being greedy. The native turned
State Printer, Duniway and Governor West are writing some eyes of reproach upon him.
very ‘’genteel” letters to each other. Old sports why not repair
“ Me greedy, linns?” he said. " I f takes
two Kaffirs to eat a sheep In a day. hut
to a back alley and have ¡t out and be done with it.
only oti** Hottentot. Hottentot greedy,
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__ not Kaffir "
Subscribe for tie Mail. $1.oG par ye, ,r.
The question every morning Is not
how to do the gainful thing, but how
to do tlie Just thing,—John Buskin
b y lo ca l applications, r ..i tlmy cannot
reach tho diseased porllan i t tho car.
T h em Is only ono v.ay t i cur - d -a fn -s:i,
and tin t la by co n stitu tio n al r medics.
D ea fn cc* Is caused by an Inllam-.d condi
tion o f th * m ucous fining of tho E u sta
ch ian Tube. W hen th is tube Is Inflamed
you hav e a ru .nblln g sound or Im perfect
tie-rin g , and w hen It Is en tirely closed,
D cafn- n H tho resu lt, nnd unless tl-o I i -
llam m ail n ra n bo tal - l out and this
tube restored to Its norm al rondo Ion,
h e arin g will bo destroyed fo rev er; nine
c a s - s c u t o f trn a re caused by C a ta rrh ,
w hich l.i nothing but nn Inflamed condi
tion o f tho m ucous su rfaces.
stand hard usage and rough wear be
cause they are made of the right
kind of material— wool from our own
state— No shoddy in them, there can
not be-Oregon don’t use it.
SUITS TO S u T t
$12.50 to $ 2 2 .5 0
Guaranteed to be all Oregon grown pure
wool. You couldn’t get better at any price.
YOUTHS’ AND BOYS’
Suits ranging in price from $3.00
to $7.00. A pair of pants free with
every boy’s suit.
Is invited on all of these g o o d s
They will stand the test.
FISHER & RICHARDSON
With The Same Make of Gun
one nation destroys another. It is how fo m an
age the gun that secures success: therefore, it is
not the gun alone b jt th : knowing how to manipulate it.
N o man succeeds in business with his back to
wards his business. He must face the problem
with determination and tact. He must select the
goods people w ant. He must determine first that
values arc the objects sought, and prices m u s t
be in unison with s u c h m e r c h a n d i s e .
Gardner & Hobson
have selected their spring stock of
which is now arriving daily.
T h e stock consists of D R Y G O O D S, L A D IE S ' W E A R ,
G R O C E R IE S , and in fact everything kept in a F I R S T
C L A S S M E R C H A N D IS E S T O R E .
- W m -~ A
On tin.’ lumber question
for our mutual benefit.
Every satisfied customer
we make is better for us.
bill of lumber you
buy here means a better and more lasting job for you.
So even if you leave out our interests you will be con
sulting your own by giving us your next lumber order.
JO SE P H PET Z EL
Vfn rUl slvoOno Tfnndr.-i l-nllar« lor«nr«*« of
peafn.-s* reatiftc-t by catarrh)!! si cannot h--re rod by
N otice—To the party who borrowed
For Sale—one (food Mingle open bu*
Uall s Catarrh Caro. Bend f< ♦ circular«, f.-eo.
my spray pump, please return it at gy and harness’,
F.3 .CT!E.VEY, SCO, Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by Dmnot"'t. T.'e.
once, as 1 need it.
Chas. Streff. Claude Darby.
MM Iteut k aaiif n ils ter oousUsaUoa.