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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 , APRIL 24,
SHOW WAS A
MADE STRONG TALK
H e hi hud Off Pleasantly With Bit
One Slight Accident tn Mar
ZEKE THE COUNTRY BOY
"Zake The Country Boy” has come
and gone. The Stayton Theatre was
crowded to its rapacity Hunday night
and manager Rizzo Is well satisfied.
While not a strictly high-class perfor-
formance, the comedy-drama was clean
ami wholesome with plenty of fun in
all the lines.
The specialties advertised in the bills
did not materialise and would have as
sisted much in the waits between acts
if they had been in evidence. How
ever, the orchestra music was not half
bad although to our mind the Stayton
Orchestra has them beaton a "country
STAYTON LOSES TWO
GAMES IN SUCCESSION
Chenawa Indians And Ml. Angel Huskies
Put The Kibosh On The Local
TENT MEETING COMING
Slayton'« Fifth Annual Horae Show
"Safe and Permanent Investments”
haa paaawi into hiatory. The day waa
be the Pastors subject at the Melho-
One, although the rain of the day be*
next Scnday morning.
fore had left the alrceta in a muddy
Have you read Pilgrims Progress?
The parade started promptly at the Of course you have. The pastor of the
time act and while not quite so many Methodist church is preaching a series
horses were here as last year, owing to of sermons about it Sunday evening.
the unfiivhrable weather conditions of You are cordially invited.
An Kvangelistic tent meeting will be
Friday, the line atrctched around one
held in the town beginning May 16.
Dr. Withycombe made an able and
Interesting address at 11 a. m. His re trying to avoid them one little girl waa
marks w ere all to th e (mint and especial struck either by a hoof or stirrup and
emphasis waa (Hit U|s>n th e co-operation sustained sereral painful, though not
of the farmers and also the working serious injuries. The child was the six-
together of the town and the country. year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
He noted the poor condition of our Hensley who live just over in Linn
streets and strongly advised improve county. The little girl was taken at
ment along that line, which we hope to once to Dr. Beauchamp’s office where
see come about in some shape or other her hurts were attended to.
Time and space forbids us to mention
before the summer is over.
In the horse judging after dinner, the all the winners in the different riding
Thomas Belgian Horse Company took contests, foot races etc. Probably the
first and the Stayton Belgian Horse most exciting time of all was when five
Company Second In the Belgian class, husky lads from Litin county pulled
while the Turner l’ercheron Horae Com* against a like number from Marion in a
pany took first and J. F. Richards se ”Tug of War” which lasted for a half
cond in tho I’err heron class. Jake hour before the ribbon crossed Linn
Mtasler took first for his horse Zobush county's ten-foot line. This makes an
in the standard bred class.
even break as Marion won the "Tug"
There waa a nice showing of brood i last Fourth of July.
■tares and draft colts and the competi Although nearly 500 people attended
tion was strong. Frof. Sampson, who the ball game in the afternoon, it
judged* the horses was puzzled several | seemed to make but small impression
times to decide, ao many promising on the size of the crowd on the streets,
youngsters were in the ring.
and it is safe to say that at 1 ’M p. m.
In the driving team contest, a team over 2000 people were enjoying them
from Scio took tkst, while the team selves on Stayton’s streets, which but
from the Stayton Stables was second. proves the assertion that "Stayton Al
Peter Herzsiefen's tine team took first ways Makes Good.”
in the contest for best matched draft
The marshals of the day, J. T. Hunt
team, and Nels Olson's team captured and Alva Smith,together with the com
the ten dollar gold piece in the pulling mittee headed by Geo. Keech are to be
congratulated not only on the crowd
In the ladies riding contest so many which attended the show, but the man
entered that the committee gave each a ner in which it was handled and the
small rash prize after the contest had minimum amount of friction throughout
been decided by Prof. Sampson. Right the day.
here occurre i the only accident on the
In the evening the Daisy Hall was
streets. By some means the girls who crowded to the utmost at the dance
were riding, misunderstood the in given by the ball team, while the Stay-
structions of the judge and galloped up ton Theatre and several other attract
Third street to the crossing at the ions kept things busy until a late hour.
Farmers and Merchants Bank which
We invite you all back again next
was unguarded. A number of children year to Stayton’s Sixth Annual Horse
were on this crossing at the time and in Show.
W ith T h e Sam e M a k e o f G u n
. one nation destroys another. It is how to man
age the guru that secures success: therefore, it is
not the gun alone but the knowing how to manipulate it.
Yea, Maude it waa awful. Those
peaky redukins just simply and ever
lastingly walloped the eternal gizzard
out of the Stayton team. Even now
the Stayton aralps are hanging in the
Chcmawa tepees and there seems but
little chance of bringing them back.
Aa usual, the Stayton bunch presen
ted the visitors with a nice little soft
easy run in the first, and kept on pre
senting them with such regularity that
the aborigines finally refused to swallow
another. In fact they coughed up four
themselves, and that is the way it
stood, Maude, 10 to 4, in favor of the
Below we give a fine illustration of
just how the bleachers looked toward
the end of the game. If you look close
ly, Maude, you will recognize several
familiar faces that had bet on Stayton.
0 3 3
T o k en in tk a Last H alf of th e Ninth.
The Stayton Ball Team with eight or
ten ardent fans wended their way last
Sunday to the city of Celestial Cele
brities, otherwise known as Mt. Angel?
As the writer of these lines was not
one of the party, we cannot vouch for
the veracity ot the statements made
below. Cole had pitched his arm off on
the day before, so “ Truck” Robertson
was put in the box and held the
“ Angels” down nicely until the fatal
seventh when he gave out, Cole was
tried out, no go, then Burton was sent
to the slab and after being pounded all
over the northern half of Marion county
gave up, and the game closed in the
eighth inning 12 to 0 with the Angels
flopping their wings and crowing like
young shanghai roosters.
N o man succeeds in business with his back to
wards his business. He must face the prohlem
with determination and tact. He must select the
goods people want. He must determine first that
values are 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
ANNUAL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
I,ehanon will hold its annual Straw-
j berry Festival and Rose Show about
T he stock consists of DRY G O O DS, LADIES' W E A R ,
GROCERIES, and in fact everything kept in a F IR S T
C L A SS M ER C H A N D ISE S T O R E .
CHOOSES HARD SURFACE
T h e property owners o f certain
streets in Dallas favor hard surface
The cheapest hard surface bid was 61.44
including excavations and fills. There
was also a bid of $1.13 to redress ma
cadam and considering the difference in
cost, the original hard surface was
IS BADLY NEEDED
IN STREET OF
MARION CO. RESIDENT
ANSWERS SUDDEN CALL
Distinguished educators have been
secured for the summer session of tie
University of Oregon this year which
will open shortly after Commencemei t
and last for 6 weeks. These educato.
are from various parts of this country
as well as from abroad; many are fam
ous lecturers while others are noted
scientists. Many special courses will
be offered for teachers, advanced stud
ents and others.
TO HAVE FRUIT PRESERVING PLANT
J. A. Hornbuckle, Prominent West Stay-
ton Farmer Stricken Suddenly
With Heart Trouble
Stayton was shocked on Tuesday of
this week to learn that J. A. Horn-
buckle of near West Stayton had suc-
cornbed to heart disease while walking
down Third street. The body was im
mediately taken to to undertaking par
lors of J. M. Rlngo.
James A. Hornbuckle was bom in
Benton county Oregon October 18, 1853.
He had lived in this state all his life,
mostly in Mari«« county, and was past
59 years of age at his death.
He was married to Flora Rucker in
1887. His wife died about two years
ago. For the past twenty-six years he
has lived on his farm near West
But two children are left, Cephas
Hornbuckle, who still lived with his
father and Mrs. Lena Medley of Oak
land. Oregon. Two brothers, Robert
of Salem and Newton of Portland, and
two sisters, Mrs. Ellen Snyder of
Buena Vista and Mrs. Minnie Prather
of Westfall also survive Mr. Horn
The funeral was held April 24th a t’
Pleasant Grove church, and interment
was in the cemetery at the same place.
Stayton needs a commercial body of
some kind. Many questions arise each
year that can only be handled by a re
presentative body of business men and
citizens. There are the questions of
transportation, information to prospec
tive settlers, inducements to different
enterprises, such as mills, cannerries,
creameries,etc., agitation of improve
ments and a hundred others that can
not properly be taken up by the city
council but can be hardled in an intelli
gent manner by a commercial organiza
Who will take up this matter? Sure
ly Stayton can afford a club devoted to
the interest of Stayton and vicinity.
Cora and Jessie Thomas and Mar
The time is ripe. The Panama Canal
is nearing completion. Get busy and garet Snyder were over from Corvallis
to attend the Horse Show. Misses Cora
secure some of the benefits.
and Margaret returned to Corvallis
A C itizen .
The Linn county side was unfortunate
as far as accidents were concerned last
week. Besides the injury of the small
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hensley re
corded in another column of The Mail,
Dr. Beauchamp attended to the injuries
of two more from the south side of the
Eph Zink who was working for Frank
Pietrok in the logging camp, while
chopping loose a lodged log on a side
hill last Thursday, was caught by the
tree and had his right leg broken below
The 18-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Ves. Pritchard was thrown from
a buggy last Sunday evening and sus
tained a broken arm. Miss Pritchard
is one of Linn county’s best teachers.
Fortunately her school is out at this
AUMSVULE RESIDENCE BURNS
Last Thursday night Ed. Hamman of
Aumsville was burned out. One ol his
little girls had scarletina at the time
and a lamp had been left alight in an
adjoining room. The lamp for some
reason exploded and the whole room
was in flames in a few minutes. Mr.
and Mrs. Hamman and children barely
escaped with their lives. Their house
hold goods and clothes were entirel)
The family is staying at the home of
Chas. Ransom. Later—The Hamman
family moved to Stayton last night.
BANNER DAY FOR
KORINEK & MIELKE
have selected their spring stock of merchandise,
which is now arriving daily.
An agricultural club has been formed
at Burns, the first organization of the
kind in that part of Oregon. The club
will discuss agricultural subjects, en
courage modern farming methods and
afford an opportunity for the exchange
of ideas among farmers aa well as
among the students of the sgricultural
department of Harney County high
school. One of ita objects is to secure
for Harney County the benefit of the
farm demonstration work provided for
by the last session of the legislature.
EDUCATORS HAYE BEEN SECURED
Sutherlin is to have a large fru.t
preserving plant in operation late ne.-.t
month. The local fruit growers’ as
sociation has been active in securing the
new plant, which will coat $30,000. It
will use new patent processes in drying
and preserving fruits and vegetables of
all kinds and will be of very great bene
fit to the people of that section. Con
tracts are already beingjnade for this
(Special to The Mail)
The monthly m e e t i n g of t- e
Sublimity Commercial Club was well a -
tended Tuesday evening. A delegation
composed of Geo. Keech, J. T. K earns
S. L. Stewart, S. H. Heltzel and J. W.
Mayo were up from Stayton.
Several subjects w e r e discuss«.-1
thoroughly, general conditions, trans
portation and better schools being the
The session was enjoyed by ali pre
sent and the sentiment of the entire
meeting was that the Waldo Hills an i
Stayton would have better transporta
tion facilities before the summer is
It was also decided to work w ith th
Silverton Commercial Club, and a da
in May was set for a conference witn
them. Stayton was also invited to ser.-:
a delegation to their meeting.
UNN COUNTY ACCIDENTS
AGRICULTURAL CLUB FORMED
S e ria l N o . 8 9 4
! June 1. The celebration will be n two-
day affair and thcru will be an indus-
j trial exhibit in connection witli it. This
| annually, is Lebanon's biggest local
Horse Show Day was a big one for
Korinek and Mielke as they sold two of
their famous “ BannerBuggies,” one to
Ed Taylor of Mehama.andone to Henry
Scnz of Linn county. Mi. Senz bought
a "Banner” of the same firm about a
year ago and liked it so well that he
came back for the second one this year.
They also sold two Do I/tival cream
separators the same day, one to Ed.
Beal of Aumsville and on« to Frank
Ruhwein of Jordan.
M ILL C LO TH ES
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 SUIT
fr o m
$12.50 to $ 2 2 .5 0
Guaranteed to be all Oregon grown pure
wool. Y o u 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