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THE STAYTON MAIL
19th Year, N o 17.
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 , M A Y 29,
iI The “General’s” :
STAYTON BALL TEAM
LOSES TO MILL CITY
Serial No. 899
NEVER BETTER Ii 1863
Lust Sunday waa surely gala day in
O IN ' lulu town, M irim i?"
“ Not today, gln'rul.
there a io llilng special?"
••No; only I thought If you
waa go ii ' to Hit* poalotlli'o-but taln't
no mu Iter."
"N ot , tiuiap, giu rai; sonic other
She ihd hot turn to look nt him, liiit
ali« scoliosi lu im * i * him just the sunn*
Ilia w hlly finir blow ing under Ills hut
tered. Wide rimuovi hat. tils Unit ligure
ahsbiill.v dressed In n fmled suit o f
“ I « b i t he'd get Ids letter mol Ids
iwnaloi». poor ohi glu'ral!” she niur-
D u m i,
"T h e general" was only n
nickname, and most o f the people ut
(he |sior fumi salti lie was "cracked 111
the head" and th.it Ihc things he talk
ed about were “ only Ills notions.“
The general was lint looking for n
latter Hint etenlug. For once lie tool
Despite its unlucky final figures,
year 1913 promises to set a high record
! train rolled into the Kingston stulion at
for business and industrial progress.
a few minutes before ten o'clock
A report just made by a leading com-
1 one hundred and thirty happy excursion*
I mercial agency states that prospects
, ista Isiurded it fo r the city on the upper
for a good
Santiam to witneaa the ball game be
tween Slayton and that city.
A t two thirty the teams lined up for
a battle royal. N ot a man tourhed
home plate until the sixth, when Mill
City got one. The nullmen run in two
ill the seventh and two in the eighth,
while the locals could pile up but two,
one in the seventh and one in the
Mill City had imported several play
ers to help them out, and that they got j
good ones for their money was eviden- j
ceil by the final score which stood 5 to
2 in favor o f Mill City.
The local boys pul up a game fight j
all the way through, playing an almost
errorless game. It was a fine day, a j
good game and a nice trip and every
one came home, glad that they had
ritory Sales and collections are good,
manufacturing is going ahead well and,
best o f all, the prospects fo r good crops
An indication o f the confidence felt
in the future is shown in the announc
ed expenditure o f about $75,000,000 by
the various corporations in and about
Portland during the current year on
improvements, extensions and better
Bank clearings show a gain
every month over the corresponding
months o f form er years and 1913 looks
like a big year fo r the whole Oregon
SEES ANOTHER CELE
BRATION IN SIGHT
When the Portland,
Eastern interurban electric
While spinning along a road
in Stanley S tew a rt’s buzz
old cow attempted to cross the road
E L L 0 , there, com rade!
front o f the machine with the usual re-
It was some mix-up for a few min-
lutes, but both W alter and the old cow
came out without a scratch. The ma-
' chine was less fortunate and bad the
jew -rigger broken off the dew-dad.
W alter got out, however, and crank
ed the crank until the kapeetcr said
kapunk, kapunk, and came back to
town not much worse for the wear.
There's some more to the story, but
y o u . H b , v „ l0 M k w . j .
N all the centuries, with their In
numerable wars, there have been
tew great, decisive battles. The
world has tieen full o f bloodshed
and carnage and the horrid rapine that
,"oe* with war, but among the battle*
Innumerable there have been but few
that greatly Influenced the world’ s his
tory or decided the fate o f nations.
Creasy In his standard work on the
IMK-Islve Battles o f the W orld" names
but fifteen of them between Marathon
and Waterloo, and o f all that were
fought before and since those r p i h
making dates none has been gn -itcr
or more decisive than Gettysburg.
The town o f Gettysburg Is a peace
ful little place, brightened and fresh
ened somewhat since the wartime, to
l>e sure, but only slightly larger thau
then and not very different in outward
Several things about the battleground
Impress the uninitiated visitor. First
Is its vast exteut. i t embraces twenty-
five square miles. You may ride ov**r
ft nil day and not see it alL
In Its monuments and its carefidly
marked sites o f interest It Is the most
remarkable battlefield o f the world.
Thought I'd com e
T o one more camp before
I'm m ustered out and pitch my ten t
The F ifth Ohio.
w p *
G. F. Johnston, o f Lyons, has been
granted the privilege
Fought with old Grant, you know, and marched
the name o f
W ith Sherman to the sea.
“ Winterbrook. ”
pursuant to a custom adopted
What’s that you s a y ?
Yes, I ’ m B ill Jones o f Company K ,
forgotten the poatofflee lu tbo unwont
ed pleasure o f n newspaper to read.
CITY COUNCIL MEETS
‘■Just thluk, M ifu iu , they've been
havin' an old soldiers’ picnic over to
Jacksonville! There was tin excursion
The City Council met in special ses
In the < ira to ii plnco where they had sion Tuesday night o f this week for the
n bis dinner, and there was military purpose o f establishing a grade on W est
W ater Street. A ll the members were
present except Blakely.
' (Continued on Page )
Do I rem em ber Mission R id ge?
I ought to; but, old scout,
M y eyes must, be a trifle dim —
make you out.
Y ou 're w h o— Bob H e n r y ?
By h o k e y !
The Flag of Our Nation
TOK SU M M IT o r L IT T L X BOUND TOP.
But you a r e !
You derned old ornery sea coo k l
The Sleep of the Heroes
Bob H enry, put her th a r!
W here have you been ?
Here, scattered over the hills and
fields, are no few er than 600 monu
ments and tablets. Most o f them are
of elaborate and artistic design, costing
Roy Mullinix has sold his interest in all the w ay from a few hundred to a
hundred thousand dollars.
the Bureau Bar to E. P. Schott o f Sub
limity. Mullinix w ;ll migrate to Wash;
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ington and locate near Spokane.
But w ho the deuce are you ?
| throughout the state that each farm be
given a name to be registered with the
secretary o f state. Through this course j
there will be no conflicting in names.
Y ou fought w ith Grant
And marched w ith Sherman to o ?
about it .
FARM IS NAMED “W1NTERBR00K ’
Upon the other shore.
What was your regim en t?
pletes its road from Corvallis to that
points, hats will be thrown in the air
and a general jollification will be held.
Western Oregon cities have been rath
er busy o f late welcoming new rail
W alter Mayo had quite a joy-ride last
not hver one thousand milea from
Fifty Years A fter ii
Eugene has another celebration in
throughout the Pacific Northwest. T er
J. W. MAYO TAKES
JOY RIDE SUNDAY
w t A B m u r I.U W H E P ( IN A
I hain't seen you
Since back in sixty-six.
I thought you looked familiar, but
My old eyes play me tricks.
W ell, this IS a reunion, Bob.
I lost all track of you.
I thought you must be dead.
What’ s th a t?
You thought that I was t o o ?
W ell, we are liv e ly dead ones, Bob.
They'd find that out, you bet,
If Uncle Sam should call on us.
W e’ ve
j*»ie fights in us vet.
Come on; let's talk it over, Bob.
It kind of seems us tw o
Should have a heap of things to say
That are long overdue.
1 think that it w ill take a w eek
T o get my system free.
Grant and march
TOUR OF INSPECTION
HAS COME TO STAY
Luther J. Chaplin, U. S. Farm Man
That the automobile as a commercial
agement Investigator, accompanied by vehicle has come to stay is evidenced
C. O. Constable,
Marion county were in our city
< q p HE union of lakes, the union of lands,
The union of states none can sever;
And the flag of our Union forever!
by a special train
1 enroute from Chicago
They were on a tour o f inspection and Coast.
went from here to Jordan Valley, They
a loaded with 154 auto trucks
short stay last Friday.
The union of hearts, the union of hands
concern! . g t he
The trucks were shipped by the
Shaw Company o f I,os Angeles, nnd are due
next Saturdsy, M aySl, at the Av ■inory. to reach California on May 23. They
May 15, consigned to B. F. Taylor
NDER the summer sun and stars
A n d under the winter snow
O u r heroes sleep, unvexed by wars,
W hile the seasons come and tfo.
Kissed by the dew and tfentle showers
A n d arched by the blue above.
They sleep today ’neath a w orld o f flowers.
Left there b y a nation’s love.
—D en ver New s.
^ are valued at $30,000.