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STORIES OF THE
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A Cantata was given Wed*
J [ nesday afternoon in the High
School Auditorium. The Manual
training and the Art work were
on display. The High School
J. T. Beamish
Basket Ball team won from the
Most in the Premium
fast Crothersville team by n
"I'm mighty glad to get back to Centerville," said the
Rolling Dollar to the 1900 Dollar, "That Scott Valley is no The above High School notes
place for me. Poor crops there this year, so the merchants were copied from a paper in a
have lots of business. That is no joke either. Those people small Eastern town, about one
send all their money away when they have any, and when half the size of Stayton. We
there is no cash for money orders they still have to eat. Where wonder when the High School of
do they go? Why to the merchant they passed by when they J Stayton will have a Cantata in
it’s Auditorium and have Man
had «.a h.
training and Art work o n
"Four years ago there v ere twice as many stores in Scott display
One year subscription to the Mail—$1.50
Valley, but the mail order bug bit the people so the stores clos-;
ed up. Everybody was busy saving money by buying from the; The seventh and eighth grades j
2 years subscription to the Mail—$3.00
will take up some of the practi*
work in agriculture in the
"Now crops are poor and cash mighty scarce. So the folks cal
3 years subscription to the Mail—$4.50
future. The teachers with
are going to the few storekeepers left and asking for credit - the help
O A. C. intend
and getting it of course. Yet the merchant has to borrow to outline of a the aeries
5 years subscription to the Mail—$7.50
money at the bank to pay his bills because he is carrying such which should |>e of great
a load of credit, for a man who isn’t patronized when you have«’' to these students.
10 years subscription to the Mail--$15.00 40,000 votes
the cash can’t be expected to have much ready money when*
The new laboratory supplies
cash is short
20 years subscription to the Mail—$25.00 100,000 votes
"The bank would not loan the most of them enough to live!!
and have been installed.
on for a year, or until the new crop came in, so the storekeep-1 \ rived
er is the only crutch to lean on. Where would those people be I much interested of in this
if all the stores closed up?
"Over on Plains Creek conditions are different. It is a Several students in the High
new country, and like Scott Valley the farmers depend on one
are very much interested
crop. But they realize that without the stores they would be School
and oratorical work.
gambling with little to gain and everything to lose. Public J A class, which
will meet out-
sentiment is all against buying elsewhere. If the merchant of the regular school
has not in stock what is wanted, they expect him to get it for been organized for the hours,
them. Consequently the merchant can carry the farmers until : “f promoting this work. Some
they get their crop money, and nobody suffers physically or of the nearby High Schools have
financially. Plains Creek people know they would be cutting been written to for the purpose
their own throats by patronizing the mail order houses and
forcing their own merchants out of business. The storekeeper of A arranging
new students are enter
is really the banker of the community, but he is willing to be; in g few
from time to time,
only as long as he gets a fair shake.
for the con
"A catalog house has but two ways of selling, ‘Cash with tinued growth well
Order, and ‘Collect on Delivery. ’ Where the farmer has to The increase of attendance
SEVEN BIG PRIZES HEADED BY A
wait a year for his money how can he meet those conditions if I! this year over last year is WIT
that is the only way he can get what he needs?
one-hundred per cent.
"The country storekeeper in some districts has about the
Mr. Francis Brennan visited
worst job on earth. If his people have cash he doesn’t get it. « « the High School Tuesday.
If they are short of cash he has to borrow money and pay in- «. The second grade is studying
terest so that he can give those people what they must have <! Cinderella.
until they get some cash again. And then he won’t see them
The third English class will ¥
in his store again until the crop fails another year.
up the studyofShakespeare’s
"I wish one of those Scott Valley people wonld ask a mail Macbeth
order house for a year’s credit. The clerk who opened the let
Miss Dora Smith entered the
ter would fall dead,” said the Rolling Dollar.
Corvallis O. A. C. is proud of the new $100,000 gymnasium
High School Monday.
with the most completely equipped boxing and wrestling rooms on Lyons and
Don’t forget to ask your representative to the legislature to
vote for a resolution limiting the number of bills that may be in A party waa given at t h «>
troduced by any member, to five.
Sandburg home one nigh I u t
Miss Laura Baker o f Salem
week. A good time was ruj 1-
Richland is working to get a hospital.
was visiting her mother a few land in the Upper Deschutes River basin are being considered by ed
by all attending.
days last week.
government, estimated cost $2,929,000.
Hood River—Planning a new courthouse.
Grandma Maybe was sick out-
Cottage Grove tax levy is lowered 2 mills.
little daughter are visiting at the since they have been so nice about hauling the contributions for day last week,
Mr. Wiley of Lyons has been
Leffler home this week.
$1.30 per bushel for club wheat breaks the record.
the starving Belgians free. (Heppner Herald)
I ! Jim Johnnie
the sick list but is slowly re
Sandner, who was op-
Much mistletoe was shipped out of Oregon this season.
on for appendicitis at Sa with the decisive defeat of radical legislation at the last election !
Spencer’s shingle mill in the Alsea country starts sawing. 1 erated
lem last week, is reported as and with the 5 percent advance in freight rate, 1915 will be a Ed Thair and wife of Jordan
visited relatives here last. week.
Oregon Counties will be represented at the Panama Fair.
getting along nicely.
prosperous year in Oregon.
McClain of Klamath Falls
Nebergall Bros, will erect a meat packing plant at Albany. Clifford Harold and wife of
The time has arrived when big business is going to investi wjis Geo. brought.to
when* h •
Gresham—Nine buildings destroyed by fire are to be rebuilt.
gate the government and see why two bit politicans are allowed was laid to rest in Lyons
to expend public money in a reckless manner and charge the gov ley cemetery Saturday. Fox Val
Grading on the Willamette Pacific will be finished by Feb. 1.
The Red and Blue Sunday ernment 20c a mile railroad fare when traveling. If regulation is
V. C. Gorst of Marshfield has invented a land and water ! school
contest ended last Sunday good for business why not for government.
after a few weeks of faithful
Spokesman Review in speaking of the coining
HELP THE KIDNEYS
A phone line is being promoted from Medical Springs to work by both sides. The Reds sessions The of Spokane
the Oregon, Washington and Idaho legislatures says, i Stayton Readers Are Learnnt The
| had acknowledged defeat. Ac "Economy must be the watch word. The legislators will do well1
Taxes all over the state of Oregon generally are lower than cording to previous arrangement to remember always that they represent, not themselves, but' It'a the little kidney
New Year’s Eve was chosen for their constituents. The people are likely this winter to keep close The liimc, weak or achirg
the social. About 70 people,1 tab on their legislatures. It is their duty and their advantage to The unnoticed urinary disorders—
A building permit has been issued for the new $57,333 arm young
and old were present and
That may lead to dropsy aed Bright's
ory at Eugene.
took part in the many games of do so.
The ice cutting season in Eastern Oregon is on a month the evening until a late hour,
When the kidneys are weak,
Help them with Doan's Kilney I'iib .
earlier than usual.
when refreshments were served
remedy especially for weak ki -
Bids have been taken for 450,000 tons of rock for the Colum and the old year rang out and the Notice in hereby Riven that the mem-
new year rang in.
whom it may concern:
bia jetty next year.
Doan's have been use I in ki In.
; ership certificates are now ready for To
for 50 years.
From Jan. 30 to Sept. 30, 1914 the counties of the state spent
distribution in the Stayton Co-opera Shepherd has been duly appointed Ad Endorsed
by 30,000 people—endors«
$3,369,788 on roads.
of Stayton spent Sunday These certificates represent an equity Neff, Deceased, and that all persons John V. Ronco,
llglow Ave., I>a
Bandon—A Supreme court decision releases $25,000 to be at Leffler
f $3.00 in the property of the associa having claims against said Estate are las, Oregon, says: 818
titi being the amount of the assess hereby required to present, them, with Kidney Pills off and on f«.r used
expended on this harbor.
ment levied for the erection of the new the proper vouchers, within six months years and hnvc always had great bene o
56 horses were shipped by express from Pendleton to Den
telephone building. All who have paid from the date of this notice, to Eph fit. Kidney weakness gave m« ureal
ver, probably for European armies.
the above assessment are entitled to a raim
Shepherd at the law office of V. annoyance. Since I used Doan's Kid*
membership certificate without extra i A. Goode,
Roy Building, Stayton, Ore ney Pills, I have had no serious trouble.
Chas. Putney of California is preparing to manufacture a
A few doses of this remedy alwayt
patent window ventilator at Eugene
For the convenience of the member Ephraim Shepherd, Administrator of sets
my kidneys working right.”
the certificates have been left at the Estate of Daniel Neff, Deceased.
England is asking for bids from Oregon and Washington Salem visited at the .J. T. Hunt ship,
50c, at all dealers. Don’t sin
the office of 8. H. Heltzel, Stayton,
1-14. ply Price
mills for 20,000,000 feet of railroad ties.
ask for a kidney remedy g<
home one'day this week.
Oregon, and can be secured from him
Doan’s Kidney Pills—the same thi
Portland Baggage and Onnibus Transfer Co. has bought a Helen Hunt returned to Salem at any time upon presenting satisfac
Mr. Ronco had. Fostcr-Milbutn C<
block and will erect a large plant in Salem.
Props,, Buffalo. N. Y.
been paid. Mr. Heltzel has volun
Eugene and Grants Pass have each been offered a $650,000 H. Schmitt is building a new has
teered to distribute t h e certificates O size, open face, silver watch, name
without cost to the association or mem hf make, Lady’s Racine, on dial, hinge
beet sugar plant if each town will raise $250,000.
THE P U C E TO EAT
Kach per.on calling for cer on hack of case broken, gold and silver
Hood River Fourteen carloads apples went to New York by The Albert Frank family spent bership.
tificate are r< quested to take their as
with heart shaped charm. Reward.
steamer via Panama at 35c a box, with refrigeration.
sessment receipt with them an I thereby fob
New Year’s Day in Stayton.
Sehree. Care of Chris. Siher- Short Orders at all hours. Every
thing clean, neat and juat ns yi i wan)
Mayor Simpson of North Bend proposes that the federal Geo. Downing spent a few avoid any unnecessary
nagel, Scio, Ore.
W. E. Chrisman,
government take over all Coos Bay improvements in the future. days in Portland this week.
Stayton Mail Votes Court
| Piano Contesti
Many Subscriptions to the Mail ex
pire in January. Now is the time to
do your soliciting. Get busy and
get in the race by getting subscrip
tions for the Mail.
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