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T h e S T A Y T O N M A I L OREGON NEWS NOTES
Published everv Thursday by
E. M. Olmsted
Entered as second clsss matter at the poetottiee at Stay ton,
Marion county, Oregon, under the act of Congress of March 3. 1879.
AH communications should be addressed to T hk S tayto n M a il .
S U B S C R I P T I O N S , $l.f>0 p er y e a r In a d v a n c e
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O bituaries - »1.00 up.
Events Occurring Throughout
the State During tho Past
U N T IL TH IS Y E A R
Election* Held Invalid.
Salem.— Every local option election
hold In the etate November 4 except In
towne In which that date was the day
Positively all /vi/H-rs stopftal on expiration o f subscription
of a rcKular city election, la void, ac-
oordtng to a declalon rendered Judge
The next reform legislation in William Galloway of the Marlon coun
Lo^ez is hard to ’ ’prêt’ '
ty circuit court In the suit brought by
lino for Oregon is "Recall o f Ju
John Stillman, representing the i
How about that Commercial dical Decisions.” Let the Pee- loon Interests of Salem, to restrain
the county court from Issuing an or
der declaring Salem to be dry terrl
Do you think that macadam on
Election clerks o f Portland tory as a result of the elecUon held
here on that date.
Third street will prove as good work hard. They ate two square
meals inside of two hours.
as you thought it would?
Now that they have found the
long icet ‘ ‘Mona Lisa.” maybe
they will quit talking about it.
All bunk anyway.
Russlons May Locate In Oregon.
• Albany.—That 25 or 30 Russian
families from Northern Mexico and
l,owor California may establish a col
ony In the Willamette valley, became
known hero through two represent»'
lives of the colony, who said they
were emissaries sent out to look for
The ^rama |ast Friday even a suitable location. After looking over
¡¡,g was a success financially and this section they went north. They
said that the Willamette valley Im
otherwise. The money is to bo
Mayor Albee of Portland i s
using the political ax as an exer-
cise before breakfast. Twelve
policemen got the can tied to usetj to buy a bell for the school-
the:r cottails last week, with house and we hope we will soon
more to follow. Rotten!
hear u „nging.
Strawbarrlaa Flourish In Wlnttr.
Newport. — Strawberry sbortcak«
made with berries grown and ripened
In November by Peter Shermer, who
haa a farm aeven miles up the bay
from Newport, was served In Newport
Thanksgiving. There will be fresh
strawberries, too. for Christmas and
New Years. They can be bought In
the local stores at two boxes for 25
Ben Elsworth and wife are
Miss Elaine Golding started to
their son on the Frank
swim the Panama canal l a s t
Thursday. Broke or is the walk
Mr. Sparksmen o f Lebanon
was in Lyons on business last
¡¿Mexico has a little ‘ ‘Joan of week.
A rc” who shot twenty Federals
Mr. Croisant, our depot agent,
the other day. Yep, that’s man
First Dirt Turned.
has been quite sick for a week
ual training all right.
first spadeful of dirt
with ptomaine poisQn from eating
on Jackson county’s new highway
His w ife is with over the Stskiyous was upturned by
With the parcel post weight
him now she will remain until Sam Hill. The scene was near the
limi rai-ed to 50 lbs. in the first
Barron ranch, seven miles south of
he is fully recovered.
anu econd zones and to 20 lbs.
Ashland, where the Pacific Highway
Mr. Brant and Louis Clerest intersects the Klamath Falla road.
all the zones outside the second,
the planer that the Ly Brief speeches were made by Gover
we can hear some strong lan
had and took it to nor West. Sam Hill. W. M. Colvlg. ot
guage being expressed by Messrs.
near Shelburn. Medford, and B. R. Greer, of Ashland.
Wells Fargo and Co. Let ’em
b u ck !
Misses James and Albee the
Hop Men Plan League.
Mill City school teachers visited
Rickreall.— Polk County
have planned to form an organisation
Two more decisions by Judge Miss Pruner Saturday.
to eliminate all middleman's profit
Ga oway. But the situation re
Hollis Hobson and w ife visited and to prevent short selling. After
mains the same. These are de at Fred Merrils Sunday.
the meeting of hopgrowers in Salem
cisions that do not decide any
a number of growers in Polk county
Mrs. Eliza Downie o f Couer d’ districts started a movement for the
thing. Or rather, do not deter-
Alene Idaho is visiting her daugh Independent growers' league.
ter Mrs. Geo. Paling and her
sister Mrs. Frank Vaughn this FR U ITS OF TO IL M AY BE LO S T
Old Mining Location Likely to Oust
Judge Harris declares Spring-
field dry. Judge Campbell de
Baker.— Two farms In the Lost
GET YOUR SOLE FIXED
Basin country, seven miles north of
clare Oregon City dry and Judge
Durkee, brought from a wilderness by
Gall way declares Salem a n d
the energy of a young man and a
Stayton w e t When judges dis- j
John Watters the Old Reliable is * young woman who came from Ohio
who will decide?
back at his old stand. NufT Sed.
to seek a living in Oregon, are about
The National weekly has been $5.50 per year.
They have reduced the price in Clubs only to $2.50
The proprietor o f the Stayton Mail has made an ar
rangement with them whereby Collier’s and the
Mail may be obtained one year for the sum o f $2.50
Collier's has half a million subscribers.
Collier’s comes every week.
Collier’s calls a spade a spade.
Collier’s is the National Weekly.
Collier’s is absolutely fearless.
Collier’s will contain next year,
CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR
HOLIDAYS at HOME
LOW ROUND TRIP FARES
V IA THE
[ I f 1/
The Exposition Line, 1915
Between all points in Oregon , also
from points in Oregon to Call -
fornia, Washington and Idaho
S A L E D A T E S A N D L IM IT S
’ stmas Holidays:— Between a 1 1 points in Oregon; also
f orn Southern Pacific points to points in Washington
a d Idaho Dec. 18 to 24 inclusive. Between Oregon and
California points Dec. 20 to 25. Return limit all points
Jan. 5. 1914.
New Years Holidaya:—Dec. 27 to Jan. 1, with final return
limit Jan. 5, 1914.
The New Year Fares apply only
between points in Oregon and between Oregon and
IC R T R A IN S E R V IC E
Observation Cars, Dining Cars and big, warm
all-steel coaches. All trains solidly vestibuled.
Call on nearest Southern Pacific Agent for full particulars
train schedules, specific fares, etc.
John M S' ott, Gaaeral Passenger Agent, Portland, Oregon
Bogus River Run Small.
Wedderbum.— The fishing season
on Rogue river closed by law on No
vember 20, but few fiBh hare been
caught this month. The fall run of
fish did not come up to expectations
nor to that of former years when the
late R. D. Hume operated the cannery
Brookings Is Building Up.
Gold Beach.—The new town of
Brookings, in southern Curry County,
is building up rapidly. A recent cen
sus showed more than 300 persons liv
ing within the town limits, which
makes It now the largest town In
Iowa Fugitive Caught.
The Dalle*.— Sheriff Chrlsman ar
rested C. E. Harvey at Big Eddy. The
prisoner Is wanted at Council Blaffs,
Towa, for absconding with $800 be
longing to a railroad company.
GOO News Photos,
250 Short Articles
Remember you can only get Collier’s in this town
at this remarkable price in conjunction with The H
Stayton Mail. Both one year $2. 50. The time is
limited on this remarkable offer, so take advantage
o f it at once.
He who reads Collier’s is well posted M
on any subject.
Herbert Booth who has been
ill for the past week is able to be
in school attain.
Willie Zerkle was taken to the
hospital the later part o f last
week to undergo an operation
for appendicitis. Dr. Massey is
ed a large whipped cream cake
with 4 lighted candles was the
center of attraction. Little Miss
Alisa cut the cake with the air
o f a perfect hostess.
present were: Hollis and Hazel
Bones, Usona Theissen, Homer
Wright, Thomas and Muriel Hall,
Eleanor a n d Dorothy Moore,
Maxwell and Margaret McKay,
Willie and Marion Pearson, and
the two little Delzell girls.
Mrs. Emma Shafer an employ
ee at the State Training School
H. R. Crawford returned the
spent the week-end with her first of the week from an extend
daughter Mrs. Rose Wood.
ed trip on the eastern coast of j
Mrs. Georgia Robertson spent the United States.
several days with Salem friends.
Quay M. Wassam, a young
A t a meeting of the Eastern
Star Friday evening the mem
bers elected Mrs. Robt. Blevins
o f Aumsville as Worthy Matron
Pearl Lodge No. 66 A. F. A.
A. M. held its annual election of
officers Saturday night. T h e
highest officers are: Silas W.
Read, W. M .; J. M. Bones, S. W.
and L, D. Barr, J. W.
To the interest of a Turner
High School, the public school
gave a short program on Thurs
day evening. The Rev. Mickey,
Rev. Taylor, Mayor-elect G, F.
Booth and Mrs. Nellie Durfee-
Gunning each gave a short talk
followed by addresses from Asst.
Supt Carlson and County Supt.
Refreshments w e r e passed
thru the crowd by the would be
High School boys and girls.
Turner showed her enthusiasm
in regard to a High School by, a
special school election held on
the following Saturday.
vote was 43 to 14 in favor of the
High School, Also a Parent-
Teachers Association was organ
ized this week.
Oakland Skunk* Plentiful.
Oakland.— Skunks are so plentiful
In this vicinity that catching them haa
become a lucrative occupation. A lo
cal barber has 9135 worth of akin* of
animals caught during recesser from
150 Short Stories, 100 Illustrated Features. 2 Complete Novels.
Surprise Grange held its regu
lar meeting Saturday with a
goodly number of its members
to be lost to their owners If an appeal present.
they have taken on a finding of the
land office at Vale is decided against
them. The young man la Charles
Chamberlain, and the young woman,
Mlae Rose Chamberlain, his sister.
When the places had been develop
ed nnd were Just beginning to pay, a
contest, brought by W. J. Hughs, a
retired minister of Prairie City, was
made on the ground that he had a
prior right to the land by virtue of a
mining claim there which he had ta
ken 20 years ago and later abandon
The two homesteads have been
fenced and each has a house on it.
The young man aiso built a barn on
his tract of 160 acres as well as a
granary. Fifty acres of the tract has
been put under cultivation, while the
young woman has 18 acres of her 135-
acre tract plowed.
Collier’s li.is over two million readers.
On Friday afternoon Decem
ber 12, fourteen little friends of
Alisa Massey gathered a t the
home o f her parents. Dr. and
Mrs. Massey, the occasion call
ing them was Alisa’ s 4th birth
The afternoon was spent in
playiug games. A small fir tree
was brought into their midst and
the children helped trim it.
When refreshments were serv
John Flick was a Stayton visit
Mrs. M. F. Ryan and daught
ers Marguerite and Angelina vis
ited at the lA*e Downing homo
Lewis Stout visited his daugh
ter Mrs. Fred Horner o f Mill Ci
ty Saturday and returned Mon
Mrs. Fenton who has been
staying in Stayton with Mrs.
business man of this place was Miller has returned to her home.
married to Miss Eloria Smith on
Mrs. Kimsey visited with Mrs.
December 10, 1913. Rev. Mick Rue Drager one day last week.
ey of the M. E. Church perform
Mr. Jones and family went to
ed the ceremony.
Mill City Sunday.
Miss Bertha King closed school
Dec. 12 with a picnic.
dies’ Rand furnished music. Miss
Mrs. Linn Lambert made a King has gone to Corvallis to
business trip to Scio Wednesday. spend the holidays with home
Mr. Benner of Lebanon was a
Mrs. Sloat nnd son have been
guest at the Fax Thayer home
spending a few days with Mrs.
Willie Ryan, Elmer Ray and
Rue Drager made a business
Dave Aegerter attended Literary
at the Cole school-house Friday trip to Salem Saturday and re
Several of the Mehama people
Mrs. Leslie Townes and Mrs,
the Drama at Lyons
Fax Thayer called on Mrs. Floyd
The Sunday school has decid
Miss Marguerite Ryan was an
to have their program Christ
Albany visitor Saturday.
| mas eve.
Mr. Fuson spent Saturday
night at the W. R. Ray home.
Miss Effie Ray and Mrs. Ona
Shelton and children visited with
relatives in Lebanon last week.
Mr Kloer and family called at
Mrs. Albert Frank and daugh
the Ed Smith home Sunday after ters were Stayton callers Friday.
F. M. Fresh and wife and Al-
Lee Downing made a business | vin Rums and wife spent Satur
trip to Stayton Monday.
day in Salem.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lambert
Myrtle and Helen Frank spent
spent Sunday at the W. R. Bren Sunday afternoon at the A. Frank
ner home near Lyons.
Fax Thayer made a business
Adam Burns and wife o f Sa
lem spent several days visiting
trip to West Stayton Saturday.
their son Alvin this week.
Misses Ethel Smith, Margue
Willis Caldwell and family
rite Ryan and Grace Shank call
Sunday at the Henry Hen
ed t»i Mrs. John Huber Thursday
The school children are prepar
Frank Mosier commenced work
a program for Christmas and
for W. R. Ray.
will have a tree Friday after
Mrs. V. Nadstanck of Salem is
visiting relatives for a few dajs.