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THE STAYTON MAIL
1 9 lh Y e a r , N o I I .
ST A Y T O N , MARION CO UNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1913.
SALEM IS IN
LINE IS TO BE BUILT
BY WAY OF STAYTON
Promoters Claim That Road Will C rou
Cascades By Way Of Mmto
Pass To Bend
SAWMILL FOR GATES
A aawmill having a capacity of 35,
Out feet of luml>er a day ia to be con
structed within the next few months at
Gates according to reliable Information
given an Albany Herald representative
one day last week.
The mill Is to be constructed by Dr.
J. C. Mott a prominent resident of Sa
lem und formerly a well known lumber
man of the Northwest who la the own
er of 20,000,000 feet of timber along
the North Fork of tho Santiam river in
the vicinity of Gates.
The construction work on the pro
posed plant will begin within a few
months and will lie rushed to comple
The mill will employ a large
force of men thu year round and It is
expected will develop into one of the
largest lumber mills in t h e Upper
That the mill ia to be constructed ia
positively known and aeveral represen
tatives of Dr. Mott are now In the vi
cinity o f Gates selecting a desirable
aite for the buildings. The mill will be
erected chiefly for the purpose of turn
ing the timber owned by Dr. Mott into
lumber but the mill will also handle
Considerable incercat is being awak
ened over the proposed railroad from
Salem lo Bend, Oregon, by the way of
Slayton and the Santiam valley aays
The Oregon Railroad company which
filed article! of incor|M>ratlon February
24, ia raid to be bark of the project,
but the namea of officer* and dirertora
have not been Riven out for publica
tion. J. It. McNary, attorney f6r the
rompat y, ia authority for the atatc-
m rrt that work will be commenced
within a few weeka. The money, it ia
aaid by partiea who are aup|>oacd to
know, haa been provided, and it ia in
timated that the conatruction will be
West Stay ton haa started a cannery.
completed under the auperviaion of the
Gredin* will 1« com In order to have a home outlet for the
menced within a few weeka, or immed products which the irrigationista rinse,
iately after the contract baa been let, they have found a cannery essential.
aod the company propoaea to complete
They have therefore incorporated the
the work aa noon aa poaaible. Four
teen milea of right of way haa been a«, West Stayton Canning Company, and
cured, and there ia nut little doubt re have just elected their directors, five in
garding the poaaibility of aecuring a number, and their officers, vis: D. M.
complete right of way between here Mclnnia, I. R. Hammer and Lida W.
and Rend without much difficulty.
Tnia line of road will cover a atrip of j McGowan, aa President, Vice President
country that ia undeveloped, yet valu ! and Serretarv-Trcasurcr.
able, and will place Salem i n touch \ now being drawn for and bids solicited
with rich aectiona of Eastern Oregon. j on building and plant.
While it la not definitely announced
The Willamette Valley Irrigated
that the Hill ayatem ia hack o f the Land Co., who developed the irrigation
project, it ia generally believed that project here, donated the site. The
the purpose of the road ia to furniah a ! buildings will have a frontage of 100
feeder for the Hill linca, and to pro i feet. Tomatoes, beans and berries will
vide m« ana of tapping the great tim 1 be the main things the first season.
ber belt aituated on the woatern »lope
of the Cascade range.
URGE CROWD AT KLECKERS
The line, i f completed through to
Bend as announced, will cross t h e
mountains over the Min to pasa, the
A large crowd was at the Struett &
only available pasa between here and
store last Saturday in antici
the proposed destination. The survey
was completed through this route sev pation o f securing the free suit or
eral yeura ago by the Corvallis & East cloak offered by the management.
ern Railway company, but lack of
Mrs. Herman Marking was the fort
funds is said to have retarded the pro unate lady chosen, but as she was not
gress of the road, and no futher effort ! in the building at the time, the second
to secure a line through that territory , choice, Mrs. E. M. Olmsted, secured
has ever been made.
I the prize.
CANNERY STARTED AT
WEST STAYTON OREGON
IN OLD SMOKE
NO MORE NEBRASKA HOGS
Serial No. 893
SHOW IS NOW
Since Isst August not a hog has been
The spacious rooms o f t h e S. C.
imported into this state. This is the
Stewart residence were well filled last
encouraging news made public the past
Wednesday evening when Mr. ami Mrs-
week by C. C. Colt, head of the Union
Stewart, assisted by Misa NanStewert,
Meat Co., Portland, who says Oregon
entertained the Iowa people who were
farmers are going extensively into the
present at t h e State.! Reunion and
business of livestock raising.
those who helped to win the prize by
During 1911, more than half the to
giving the best stunt of the occasion.
tal number o f hogs received at the
The Hawkeye state will go on record
Portland market came from Nebraska.
ai having captured both prizes, there
Last year, this number decreased to a
being a larger number of Iowans pre
remarkable extent, and now it appears
sent than from any o ther'state, Ore
that Oregon will not need to import
gon barred. The prize cake—a delic
any more pork in order to feed its own
ious fruit cake o f enormous propor
The Fire Was Extinguished In Short Tine people. On the other hand, we may Program Of Sports And Prizes Will Com- tions -anil candy were served v.ith
soon lie in a position to make substan
By The Volunteer Fire
mencc At 10 O’clock Aod
tial shipments outside the state.
Music a n d conversation made the
Mr. Colt submitted figures showing
last Ail Day
hours pass quickly and those present
that the livestock industry in Oregon is
have reason to be glad that the Stew
five times greater than fruit growing
arts, who were bom i n Iowa, lave
and greater than wheat, wool a n d
come to Lebanon, Oregon, t o live. —
A fire was discovered in the smoke dairy products combined.
Everythingis ready and the weather Lebanon Express.
house o f the Stayton Meat Market
promises to be just right for the big
Tuesday afternoon and in a very few
H. Amort and father o f Macleay, gest, best and buisest day for Stayton
minutes the hose wes connected and
have purchased through Mor for some time. Saturday April 19th is
twostreama of water were rushing into
the day and Stayton’s Fifth Annual
the blazing building. Although the en rissey & Harriger, a tract o f l a n d Horse Show is the occasion.
E. E. Woods, who has just complet
tire interior was ablaze when discov three-quarters of a miie west of the
There will be fun and frolic for ev
ered, the fire was out in less than ten depot, and expect to build a home there eryone as well as instruction in look ed the scenery and curtains o f the
minute»|after the alarm was rounded, in the near future.—Orland (Cal.) Reg ing at the many fine horses of the Stayton Theatre, owned by Frank L - 1 -
which sjieaks well for Stayton’s Vol- ister.
jey and leased by T. Rizzo, has mad i a
uttecr Fire Department.
The day will start a t prompt 1 0 work of art of the interior of the stage
The financial loss will not be very
o’clock with a parade in which eques as well as the drop curtain in fro t.
heavy a s t h e building was a cheap
trians are especially invited to be pre You will have to see it to appreciate .L.
frame one and not very much meat was
sent. The Victor Point Band will lead “ Zeke, The Country Boy” will be ai.
in it at the time of the fire.
the Theatre on Sunday night, the op -• ;
Mr. Sestak sustained quite painful
After the parade, Dr. Withy combe ing night for the new scenery. Dc a :
burnB on his hands and one side of his
will address the erswd on an appro miss it, it’s high class comedy in four
face as he ran into the lower part of
A gold medal to the school boy or
the blazing building with a chemical
As soon as lunch is over, and by the
fire extinguisher just as the alarm was girl oetween the ages of 10 and 15 who way Stayton wil! be well prepared to
sounded. Everyone is to be congratu writes the best composition, not to ex take care of all comers, the horses will
lated that the fire was no worse than it
ceed 800 words, on the repair and main bejudged.
was, as if it had occured at night the
The judging will be followed by the
whole block would have been consum tenance of earth roads, is to be award riding and driving contests, sports etc.
The Ladies Aid Society of the Meth
The baseball game between Stayton
ed by Logan Waller Page, Director,
and the Chemawa Indians in the after odist church will hold a Cooked Food
The origin of the blaze was simply Office of Public Roads, United States noon and the dance in the evening will Sale in the Stayton Housefurnishing
too much fire in the smoke house which Department of Agriculture, Washing give entertainment to ail. no matter Co’s, store on Horse Show Day. Sab
stands just at the rear of the Meat ton, D. C. All compositions must be what their tastes.
starts a t 10 a.m . Buy your dinner
Come to Stayton Saturday and enjoy
submitted to Mr. Page before May 15, yourself.
1913, and the medal will be awarded as
To the Loyal Boys of the Stayton soon thereafter as the compositions can
Fire Co.— We extend to you our grate be graded. The composition may be
ful thanks for your prompt and effi based on knowledge gained from books
cient work on Tuesday afternoon, in or other sources, but no quotations
extinguishing the fire that threatened should be made.
our property on west Third Street be
tween Ida and Florence. C. A. Beau
champ, G. D. Trotter, Sestak & Thom
as, Geo. Davie, Fred Casteel, Jones &
Cornish, Gardner & H o b s o n , R. J.
The Lebanon baseball team did not
Moses anil Mrs. J. W. Merrifleld.
show up Sunday on account o f the
rain. The game will be played later.
T h e second Stayton team played a
PANACEA for growing chicks. Special
practice game with the first, and tied
on chick food in sack lots. Cracked
until a shower stopped them.
Don’t fail to see the game Horse
Corn, Bone Meal, Oil Meal. Soy Bean
Show Day with the Chemawa Indiana.
Meal. Dr. Hess’ and Clark’s Remedies.
A delegation of farmers from A urns . It will be fast.
The Stayton team will go to Mt.
ville culled at tl^e governor’s office one
Disinfectant and dip for chicken houses
Angel next Sunday and try their skill
day last week to get information as to
against the Angels. Manager Thoma
the manner in which to proceed in or has made arrangements for a round
der to have their farms thrown out trip rate of $1.45 from Stayton, if a
side the corporate limits of the city of party of 15 can be gotten. Better go.
It appears that when the city was
MORE SCHOOL PRIZES
incorporated, the corporate limits took
in a number of farms, and the owners
Additional prizes are being offered
of these farms are now finding them
the children's industrial contests to
selves burdened with what they chum
in connection with the State
is an excessive city tax, ami are trying
to find some way of getting relief. The Fair. Sums of money formerly offer
governor’s office not being in a position ed are being augmented by attractive
to render any service in the matter, premiums that will no doubt induce
the delegation was referred to the at many added exhibits. A list of prizes
will soon be issued and circulated by
the office of Superintendent Alderman
of the department of Public Instruct
PENDLETON ROUND UP
COMMITTEE HAS EVERY
THING ARRANGED FOR
WHOLE BLOCK ON 3D I
GOLD MEDAL TO BE
GIVEN TO BEST PUPIL
Anything You Want In Ready To Wear
A T CHAMBERS & McCUNE’S
You Are Thinking of
Right now your thoughts are naturally turned in this
direction. The pick of the very best in Spring Attire in
broad assootments, inexpensively priced at this store.
Tailored Suits, Style Coats, Beautiful Hats,Form
Fitting Shoes and Charming M illinery Await
Your Selection. For Ready to Wear Articles You
Should Choose From the Largest and Best Stock
in the W IL L A M E T T E V A L L E Y .
You want style You want comfort You are entitled to
the very best. Everything new and stylish in Coats and
Dresses for Babies, Little Girls and Misses.
AND A SSORTM ENTS ARE A LW A YS LARGER
W e pay your railroad fare b o th way» on p u rc h s te i am ounting to
$ 20.00 or over.
All garments altered FREF, by expert tailors.—All purchases arc ship
ped bv mail or express FREE. WE WELCOME YOU TO
ALBANY’S LEADING CLOAK AND SUIT STORE
C ham bers & M c c u n e
CALL ON GOVERNOR
AGENT FOR PICTORIAL REVIEW PATTERNS
WRITE FOR MAY F A S H I O N
I0WANS WIN CAKE
Buy them in Bulk. ALL m
OREGON G R O W N .
1 MEN’S SHIRTS
Dates for the Pendleton Roundup
have been fixed definitely for Septem
ber 11-13. The former successes of
this typically western show are ex
pected to be repeated, or even out
done, since gieater preparations are
being made for the coming event than
The Beauchamp building will soon as
sume the proportion o f a structure.
The concrete pillars are iri, the steel is
here, and as soon as the concrete hard
ens sufficiently the block laving will
“ZEKE” THE COUNTRY
E. E. Woods, the’ Salem sign and j
Mgr. Rizzo of the Stayton Theatre
theatre pninter will be in Stayton for a
I I c o u p 1 e o f weeks more. He announces the special engagement for
II may be found at the Stayton Hotel by one night Sunday April 20th of the big
any one desirous of having any kind of Eastern Comedy success, Zeke, The
signs made, walls tinted o r artistic Country Boy, with their big concert
| painting of any description. S itisfac-
band and orchestra.
The show is the largest ever to play
here and ought to meet with a packed
The series of sermons on Pilgrim's
, Progress will be continued next Sun- house as it is a novelty production full
i day evening at the Methodist church, j of high class specialties and a comedy
The sermon will be on the fourth hit in four acta.
The show comes highly reccomended
j stage of the journey, "Pilgrim in the
Valley o f iluinilation and his Might and is a guaranteed attraction. There
are fourteen people in the company.
I with Apollyon.”
New a n d Nobby Patterns.
$1.25 and $1.50
HIGHEST MARKET PRICES PAID