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THE STHYT0N MAIL
19th Year, N o 45.
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 , D E C E M B E R
COMPLETE ROUT OF GEORGE W. CASPELL DIED
FEDERALS CERTAIN SUDDENLY IN WALDO HILLS
Word waa received here laat Satur
day night that George W. («sp ell, a
Fleeing Mexican Troops Reach
Ojinaga cn Border in De
prominent farmer of the Waldo IIIlia
)md »uddonly expired o f heart trouble
at hi* home about eight mile» north of
Stayton. ile leave* a wife and thir
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Serial N o 925
ODD FELLOWS LODGE
OREGON NEWS NOTES
HOLDS OPEN MEETING
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Last Saturday night was a crowded
one at the I. O. O. F. hall when Judge
Wm. Galloway of Salem, Deputy Grand
Events Occurring Throughout
the State During the Past
i r .
I’residió, T*x.—The complot* rout
of Huerta's federal army In northern
teen children. The children are Mr*.
Mexico with th« frantic flight of his
Kdith Ix>ng and Mr*. I.ida Bowen of
generals for safety on th* bordcr and
Hi* demoralization of tho unpaid Salem, Mr». Orphie Charlcsworth of
troop« was established with tho urrlv- Victor Point, Fred Caapell o f Great
al at OJInaga, Me*., oppoalta 1’ resldlo, Falla Montana, Archie Caapell o f Stay-
of tho olvlllana and soldiers who de- ton, and Hilda, George, Marcella,
Frank, Klmer, Hazel, Fleeta and Fay,
anrtod Chihuahua city.
Commencing Saturday 13 ending Saturday December 20
In th* r*tnnrkubla heglrs which who »till live at homo.
Mr. Caapell won born in Ontario,
atruK l*d for sight daya over the 185-
mil* trail throuxh the doaort and en Canada, in 1863 coming to Oregon
dured groat hardships for want of food when quite a young man.
on all rugs. Rugs all sizes and patterns from 60c each
and water, were Qeneral Salvador married to Mia* Millie King in the ear
to $40.00. Nothing better or more appropriate for a
Mercado, Huerta'« deponed military
governor, and commander of th* fed Waldo Hill farm for the pa«t twelve
Xmas present than a beautiful Rug.
eral troopa In the north; General Pas year*, and waa a reapected citizen by
cual Oroxco, (inneral Antonio Rojas, j
Ooneral Marcelo Caraveo, General i The deceased waa a member o f the
Yncx Salazar and a bom of aubordln- (hid Fellow, W. O. W. ar.d Artiaan
nte officer*. They hail doaerted their lodge*. The flrat of which officiated at
pont« In fear of General Francisco VII- | hia funeral, and Interment in the Stay-
ton cemetery on Wednesday, Decem
la'* rebel army.
Along with them enme, burdened ber 10.
A remarkable coincidence in the life
with property they could carry, men,
women and children, ropreaentlng of Mr. Caspell ta the fact that he join
«orne of the rlcbeat runitlle* In th* ed th« local iodgt of th« Odd Fellow«
<S|iet-isl to the Mail)
The Stayton stores are beginning to
republic. Their flight with the army at 8 p. m , December 6, 1879. and hia
waa In the face of reporta that they death occured while the lodge was in
Huppy Hollow, Dec. 6—A social dress up for the occasion, and in a few
might expect no mercy ehould they session, at about 8 p. m. December 6, gathering worthy o f special mention more days will look quite gay with a
fnll Into the hand* of the rebel*.
was the one which gathered at «fee ^ liday dress. A ll of which goes to
*how that advertising pays, whether it
bachelor home o f than. Ros»itcr and Al- ^ window or newspaper display.
Lives of Foreigners to b* Safeguarded.
Mexico City.— Foreigner* must not
len Phillips on Saturday evening. It be-
Advertising is expressly used in the
he Interfered with It fighting occurs
ing their evening to entertain the mem- tibie. Numbers: 24-14.
By the way
In the federal district. Tbta Indication
bers o f the Good Fellow Club. This they
Pto P,e ““ V that no one reada ‘ he
la contained In the general army or
ads. You are reading this, and it is
did in the way of a chicken suppar,
der*. T h e «« order« specifically say
advertising, pure and simple.
that In the event of fighting ibe of
The Parent-Teachers Meeting will be as we looked upon the tabic with Its
ficers In command of the government
troops must understand that the lives lit id at the school house on Friday, snowy table linen and silverware you
i.nd property of all foreigners are to
Prof. F. L. Griffin o f the O. A. C. lors den." A number o f ladies were
I « reapected.
Attention is called to the program of
will address the meeting on the subject present including, Mrs. Fred Casteel
Teacher’s Examination in another
and Mrs. Andrew Cornish of Staytm
MANY STOCK SHOW ENTRIES of “ Practical Training in the Element and Mrs. R. P. PhflHpw o f Htfpby ttSW cohinrn of the Mad. Th* ««amination
ary Schools “
*n Salem December 17-20.
Idaho Boys Win Hog Contest With
Every parent in the district is urged low. Every member of the club w a»j
Oregon Aggiee Second.
to be present and help to bring more
Portland, Or.— With nearly 900 en co-operation between parents a n d evening was spent in music and dano-
Doll Hill was down from Mill City
tries, the Pacific International Live teachers.
ing and was a most enjoyable one.
shaking hands with okl friends Monday.
stock exposition opened Monday morn
ing at the Portlund union stockyards,
to continue throughout the woek.
Idaho carried away first plac* In
tho students’ Judging contest and In
th* (at carload hogs. Tba team from
th* onlveralty of Idaho mad* an ag-
gregnte score of 23(1 Mi out of a pos
sible 3000, and won first prlxe, ^$80 In
Th « roAnarkabl* development In the
student«’ contest was the close score,
a difference of only <4 points separat
ing the four teams.
Oregon agricultural college was sec
ond with 234«; Washington state col
lege third with 2331.
O n e W e e k O n ly
1 0 % D is c o u n t
STAYTON HOUSEFURNISHING CO.
Master o f the Odd Fellow Order came
| over to make an address
Special invitations had been sent out,
j and quite a numt>er who do not belong
to the order, responded.
Will Ask Opening of Unit.
Hermiaton.— A petition has been
drawn and will be circulated In a
The Judge made a very impressive short time asking the opening of the
I talk along the line* o f Odd Fellowship, sixth unit of the Umatilla project.
i laying especial emphasis upon the spint This unit has some of the moat valua
o f Fidelity, Love and Truth, which are ble Lind In the country, lying between
the feed canal and the " A ” line ditch,
j exemplified in the order’s emblem.
He praised the sister order o f Rebek- an area of about 3000 acres. The
I aha and predicted" great things for plan is to Irrigate from the feed canal
them. Hia talk lasted for over a hour until the water supply from that
and all felt that it waa “ good to have source Is cut off. when the water in
this " A ” line will be utilized by th«
A fter the meeting a fine banquet, use of hydraulic rams.
which had been arranged under the
Polk Exhibit Assured.
competent hand J. P. Davie, w a s
Rlckreall.— Polk county Is now as
spread before the erowd and all did full
sured of an exhibit representation at
justice to the many good things pro
San Francisco world’s fair in 1915,
and, according to report«, the cost
will not exceed $600. Plans will be
made early by farmers and defl.ilt«
arrangements on the pan of all In the
preparation of such exhibit is urged.
Among the products expected to b«
Money is king in this country o f ours. exhibited ar« grains, cattl«, hogs,
It controls all business and also the poultry, hops, wood samples, goat*,
Power*. We will labor in dust and in sheep, horses.
mud we will wallow, in order to get
hold o f the okl silver Dollar.
Two Shot in Duel.
GOOD FELLOW CLUB
STORES BEGIN TO PUT
THE OLD SILVER DOLLAR
ON HOLIDAY ATTIRE
MEETING DEC. 19
has come to
THE THOMAS-MAYO STORE
No More Veal on Hotel Menu.
Portland, Or.— Hotel keepers of
Oregon, In an effort to lower the price
of beef, will not aerve veal to their
patrons. If th* terms of a resolution
adopted by the Oregon state hotel as
sociation are carried out.
NEEDLE ATTACKS ON
WOMEN TO RE PROBED
Newark, N. .1.— Federal authorities
probably will Join slate officers In an
Investigation of th* poison needle
mystery growing out of the experi
ences of Mrs. Marjorie Ontff In a mov
ing picture theater here. So far the j
only arrest la that of Armand Megaro,
a young South Amerlcnn, who Is held
In $20.000 bail on an assault charge
made by Mrs. Graff after a man seat
ed near her In a box Jabbed a needle ’
Into her nrni and she was seized with
The case« of five youqg women re-1
ported to have been victims of expert- j
enees similar to those of Mrs. Graff
nre being Investigated by tho police, \
and the attention of the federal nu- i
thorlties has been brought to the Graff (
case In connection with their Inquiry
Into several white slave cases.
The needle used on Mrs. Graff had
not been dipped In poison, so far ns a j
There will be an effort to obtnln the
nature of the drug used.
His pack is well laden with every
thing for the grown-ups as well
as the children. Come in and
Look the line over.
Are among the most appropriate.
Be sure and see our complete line of
Sweaters for Boys, Sweaters for
Girls, Sweaters for Men, Sweaters
for Women. All prices to suit all
at the different schools and
churches are especially invited to
come in and see our line of Trim
mings, Candy, Nuts, Bon Bons
California Progressives Mest.
Sun Francisco.— From every con-
;resfllonal district of California the
irogresslves of the stnte met here It'
iarty conference, repudiated their one-
Ime "affiliation’’ with the national
«publicans, cheered their leader.
J. M. Brown and wife of Jordan were
Stayton visitors Tuesday.
Salem.—John Zoller, marshal of
The lawyers will handle the truth as
reckless as the duce for any old kind of Corrals, is believed to be dying from
a wound In the neck and left should
a chance, if the dollar he’ll produce.
er received in a pistol duel whicb oc
The miller mixes shorts with his
curred when he approached two sus
flour. The milkman waters his milk.
picious characters. Ray McCarrol. ar
The distiller puts dope in his whiskey,
rested Beveral hours after the shoot
the silkworm puts cotton in silk.
ing in this city, has made a complete
The meat you get from the butcher confession to Sheriff Each, but de
will almost make you holler, about the clares It was h ir companion who shot
cats he grinds into sausage for the the marshal. McCarrol has two bul
sake of the old silver dollar.
let wounds in hie left shoulder, but
The banker he writes and he figures, his condition is not serious.
the ligbtman he works every night.
Th* preacher he g e t« all that is coming
or else he is ready to fight.
Baker— Arttvtfy such aa M s not
the money that does all the fighting
under any old flag that we staud.
TAX LEVY TO BE 4.365 MILLS
Mines Near Baker Busy.
been seen In years In the Mormon
The lumberman charges fer knot Basin country is being shown, and
holes, the merchant will settle down in several mining properties show bright
collar, and tell you just any old thing prospects. Estimates have been made
for the sake o f the old silver dollar
that there are at east 250 men now
Tis the dollar now days that is talk working there, and that by next sum
ing, through air on sea or on land, tis mer there will be as many more.
When the pious man looks at the Estimated Expense of 8tat« for 1914
gambler, it pains him almost to the
holler, and the next day he’s scheming
Salem.— The tax commission.. in
his darrdest to get hold o f the old sil making public the state tax levy for
The Aumsville Poet.
the fiscal year ending December 31,
1914, announced that the total amount
of revenue required for the general
state purposes for the year, not in
cluding amounts apportioned on a spe
cial millage basis, would be $3,888,-
Added to that sum will be a tax of
What Oregon needs in the way o f ad one twenty-fifth of a mill, yielding
vertising and how to get it, was outlin $38,171.30, for the Monmouth normal
ed clearly by a number of prominent school, and a tax of one-fourth of a
speakers at a monster convention held mill, yielding $238,570.60, for the state
the past week a t Roseburg.
More road fund, making the total amount
than 1,000 persons, representing prac needed $4,165,000.
To raise this money the average
tically every line o f commercial activ-
j ity in the Northwest attended t h e rate of taxation on all property in the
! meeting, and they pledged unanimous state will be a little more than four
r co-operation to support a statewide ex and one-third mills, or, to be exact,
hibit at Ashland during the period cov- .004365. The rates in the various
; ered by the Panama-Pacific Exposition counties will vary widely, depending
i at San Francisco.
“ Ashland is the on the relation of assessed to full cash
natural gateway of the Northwest,” value of the property in each county.
| said Tom Richardson, the originator of The lowest will be 3.1 mills and the
the movement, and it is the first im- highest 5.6 mills.
BIG BOOSTER CROWD
MEETS ÀT ROSEBURG
| pression that counts.”
An official o f the Southern Pacific,
| j who is also closely connected with the
I Exposition, announced that stop-over
| privileges would be included in all tick-
I ets over his line, that the railroad
j company i s anxious to further a n y
j movement which will result in an in-
; crease of population in the Northwest
11 and is willing -to bear a fair share of
! the cost o f the work.
DRAWS BIG CROWD
I j The Holiday Opening at the Thomas-
i Mavo store drew a large crowd last
Over rive-hundred people
registered at the store during the day,
' and the store was literally packed in
the evening wtyen the presents were
The C. W. B. M. Auxiliary will oc-
| ?upy the Endeavor hour next Sunday
evening a* the Christain church.
short program will be rendered com
mencing promptly at 6:30.
invited and come early.
will preach on “ The Women and the
Gospel” after the program.
Finer University is Aim.
Eugene.—"What the board of reg
ents intends to do is to build a uni
versity that the state will be prouJ
of for year* to come,” declared Gov
emor "West in explanation of the de
cision of the regents, who met at th*
university -to delay taking steps for
the construction of the $100,000 build
ing, funds for which were approved
by the people at the recent referen
Grants Pass Plans Annual Shoot.
Grants Pass.— The local gun club Is
making arrangements to hold an an
nual shoot at this place on Decemt :r
21. The day's work will include bctl»
shotgun and rifle practice. For sb.il-
gun practice flying targets will be
used. Cash prizes will be offered *s
well as other prizes yet to be detei
Self-Defense is Proved.
McMinnville.—“ Not Guilty” was th
verdict of the Jury that sat on th
trial of James Hutchens, who was ir
dieted for murder in the first degr.H
for th* shooting of Walter A. Rodgers
The Jnry was out about two hours nnd
when the verdict was read by Judge
Holmes the audience handclappod for