«»rt'icoM Historical Hoclety THE STÄYT0N MAIL Serial No. 990 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 SD A Y ,M A R C H 11, 1915. ¿1st Year, No. 6. AGED RESIDENT OF STAYTON DIES A very large crowd of people Irom St nylon. Sublimity and vicinity attend ed the fu; i rul of Joseph Hirzaiefen at Catholic church here on Monday of this week. Itcv. I.atnck officiated, and in terment wa* In the Catholic cemetery juat north of town. Joaeph Hirzaiefen waa born In Prussia in IH46 and died at hia home in thia city Saturday, March ti, 11*16. He came to the United Stat.-a when about 24 yeara of a g t, and to Oregon aome 26 yeara aKo. He lived on hia farm In the Wal do hilla until about 4 veara ago, when the family moved to Slayton. Mr. Hirzaiefen aufTered a atroke of paralyala about 7 yeara ago, and had been confined to hia bed moat of the time ever ainre. Hn la aurvivod by hia widow, Mra. Wilhelmine Hirzaiefen and five grown children. They are: F. E. Hirzaiefen of Portland, Joaeph Hirzaiefen of Chi cago, Victor Hirzaiefen of Iowa, Mra. Whyte o f Aatoria and Miaa Minnie Hirzaiefen who livea at home In Stay- ton. SOME SURPRISE PARTY 8ixty-one relativea and frlenda gath ered at the G. W. Murphy home in thia city Sunday, March 7. The occaaion waa the sixty-third birthday of Mra. Murphy. A bounti ful dinner waa furniahed by the gueata anti a thoroughly enjoyable time waa had by all. Before the crowd went home In the late evening, they had their picture taken by photographer Fratt. Thoee preaent were:Mra.Lucy Kearria ami daughter Suaie, Mra. Lizzie liilyeu, <i. If. Traak and family, J. K. Slopcr and family, T. J. Ware and family, 1. R. Miller and wife, Mra. M.A. Heltzel, Henry Follia and wife, Mra. S. K.Crab tree, Avery Murphy and family, Mra. W. H. Hobaon, Byron Kobertaon and family, Ward Holford and wife, Jo». Klecker and wife, Everett Crabtree, Harold Murphy, Carl Titua and family, Miaa Nora Craotree,, L. A. Thomas and wife, Jaa. Thomaa and wife, Ever ett Gardner and wife, W. F. Goodman and wife, Claude McCully and family. Miaa Roberta Morton of Salem, John Goodman of St. John«, Thoa. Goodman of Sherwood and the boat and hoateaa G. W. Murphy and wife. STAYTON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 77 \ NEEDS A NEW SCHOOL BUILDING UNION HILL PARTY ¡YEOMEN HAVE BIG SOCIAL EVENT about 40 In response to an invitation people assembled at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Tate near Union Hill on Saturday evening, Feoruary 27, the occaaion being the 22nd birthday ofi their »on Winnie. The rooms were tastefully decorated i n willow a n d ferna. Music and gamea occupied the time until 12 o’clock when a most de- licioua lunch was served, after wishing Winnie many happy returns o f the evening and thanking the host and hostess for the pleasant entertainment the guests took^theirdeparture for their homes. ---- I The Yeomen of this city gathered in force at the l.O.O. h’. hall last Friday evening and spent several hours of en joyment in an open social meeting to to which were invited many people not members of the organization. A lsrge crowd was present and the time was spent in a program,card»,danc ing and a fine supper to which all did full justice. The merriment lasted until near mid night, and all who attended will be sur- to be there at a return event of a simi lar nature. The queation of a new high school j own district to enter the higl. school building ia again before the people of next year and poaaitdy twice that many the Stayton district, No.77, with great from districts surrounding Stayton what is going to be done? er force than ever before. There can be no more crowding in The paaaage of a recent law by the legialature of thia atate, which goea in the present building. Muat we rent a to effect thia aummer, anu which will hall and fix it up for a possible year materially affect every diatriet aup- with expensive seats etc? Would that (torting a high aehool in t h e atate, he good boHine»», with the possibility bring» the i|ueation home to Stayton in of driving our higher grade pupils to other place»? Mr. Taxpayer, that ia a no undecided manner. The new law »horn of it» technicali- question for you to decide. Would it tiea it thia; Any atudent aucceaafully not be better to plan a little for the fu paaaing the eighth grade examination ture, provide an adequate school for WILL BURN NOTE ia entitled to attend any high school in ourselves ard the surrounding country, the county free of tuition. The law get thirty or Yorty outside pupils from further make» provision that the diz- nearby districts, who will draw from A special service will be held by the trict in which Much pupil attend» can forty to fifty dollar» apiece from the Christian Endeavor at the Christian draw a certain aum per annum from a county fund, which will go a long way church Sunday evening, March 14, be fund, which muat be provided for by a to help maintain the expense of the ginning at 6:30. At this service the general tax levy over the entire county. teaching force for the high school, and, note on the piano is to be burned ar.d Thia aum includes only the exact ex ultimately attract people TO Stayton all who have so kindly helped to pay I The Stayton high school nine will try panse involved in the education of auch rather than drive them FROM our for it are especially urged to be pres out the Shaw school at the high school pupil and muat be accompanied by a town? ent campus on Friday, March 12. The »worn affidavit of the directors of the To this end the board of directors of | game will be called at 2:30 and will Stayton district No. 77, upon a petition diatriet in which »uch pupil attend«. no doubt be a hot one from start to Salem had been charging aixty dol of about sixty of the business men and Mrs. M. J. Crabtree will entertain finish. Admission free, come and help lar» per year for tuition in the high women and heaviest taxpayers of thia the Brode Club tonight. swell the crowd. Geo. Hrown’a houae caught Are laat aehool, and had already made a move district, has called a special school LOCAL ATTORNEY EMPLOYES ASSISTANT Saturday morning from a defective to raiae the amount to eighty dollar» election to be held Thursday, April 1, for the consideration of contracting an flue, but waa exlinguiahed before much when the law waa paaaed. damage waa done. In a nutshell, the proposition ia this: indebtedness of $15,000 for the purpose Attorney S. II. Heltzel haa employed Can we afford to let our high school of erecting a school building of ada- Richard Gray of Turner to attend to thu pupil» leave Stayton and surrounding quate dimenaions to accomodate the atenographic work of hia office. Mr. country for Salem, SHverton and oth growing school population of Stayton Gray ia a graduate of the Capital Huai- . er place», because we do not afford ad and vicinity. ...IS ... neaa College of Salem and cornea well Think thia queation over seriously be equate building for their accomodation. recommended. He u a »on of R. D. Our school this year has been crowd fore you register your objection to it at Gray, preaident of the Turner State ed to the limit seven teachers in six the polls. Something must be done be Hank.and no doubt hia experience in.Mr. J. A. Henderahott, proprietor of the | rooms with no place fur manual train fore school starts next September, what Heltzel’a office will bo of great assist- anre to him in hia future busineaa ca Gem Confectionery ia having hia room ing, domestic art, aaacmbly room or shall it be, a permanent improvement reer. Thu Mud join» in welcoming Mr. next to the poatoffice repainted and re laboratory. With eighteen or twenty or simply another makeshift? The an papered, and ahined up all over. Mr. pupils of the eighth grade from our swer lays with you. Gray to our city. Henderahott haa been in buaineaa in Stayton for a long time and haa alwaya enjoyed a large share of the trade in hia line. No better candy in the state is made than what “ Jess” puts out. Hia stock of post cards, magazines, soft drinks, Mrs. I)ena Mack haa moved her mil Mrs. Rilla Bilyeu of Silverton, Ore K1.MCTRIC IRONS «ft S6 while they cigars, tobacco* and notions is always laat. Rent 20c per month. Beat Maz fresh and up-to-date. See bis ad m an linery store across the street into the gon‘has leased one of tba Jo*. Sestak Lesley hotel annex, and has a fine line rooms on Third St. next door to Davies’ other column. da tnmpa 30c. Stayton Elec Lt Co. of new spring hats on display. Her barber shop and has installed the nec announcement of her Spring Opening essary apparatus for making candy of can tie found in the Mail this week. all descriptions. The Misses Margaret Fehlen a n d The building has been remodelled and Malana Sestak have opened up a dress repapered and a new glass front put in making parlor in the same building and and looks quite different from its old V. DARE SLOPER anyone wishing anything in their line aspect. can be assured ot neat work and rea Mrs. Bilyeu will be open for business Prescription Druggist Stayton, Oregon ' sonable prices. on Saturday of this week and invites As we have gone on a cash basis, which began March you in to see the candy made in plain sight. BASE BALL GAME HERE NEXT FRIDAY WHAT GEM CONFECTIONERY PUTS ON NEW COAT THE FARMER NEEDS NOW Squirrel Poison j RED DRAGON NEW CANDY STORE MILLINERY STORE OPENS IN STAYTON KILLS SQUIRRELS, GOPHERS,: MOVES ACROSS STREET SPECIAL RATS, ETC. Guaranteed by Sloper’s Drug Store CASH PRICES 1st, w e give below a few samples of our new 50c Royal Bak. Pow. 25 K. C. Bak. Pow. $ -43 23 prices. 4 Boxes of matches for 10c 3 Yds 25c of gingham for 10 Arm & Hammer Soda 5 10% off on all Shoes 5c Yeast now only 4 10 % off on all Hats 25 Coffee reduced to 21 10 % off on Dress Shirts 25 Catchup reduced to 15 Men's Heavy Work Shirt 45c CHAS. GEHLEN’S Don’t miss the opening night of the “ Million Dollar Mystery” at the Star Theatre next Thursday night, March | 18. The biggest and best photo-play ser ial ever produced. $10,000 in cash was actually given the young lady who suc cessfully solved the mystery. See it in its entirety at the Star. No raise in price, 5 and 10 cent. Next Thursday, March 18. CARD OF THANKS Cash Merchandise Store We wish to thank our kind friends and neighbors for their assistance dur ing the long illness of our husband and father, Joseph Hirzaiefen, also for the floral offerings at the funeral. Mrs. Wilhelmine Hirzsiefen and children. Home Made Candy INSPECT RUAOS a product that can and is being made here at home at the Gem Confectionery of the purest and best ingredients on the market. T h ey are only sold with a guaranteed quality. The County Court of Linn countv consisting of Commissioners Rutlcr and | Irvine were in Stayton la^t night. They ! hsd been inspecting the roads of !!o;i I Dist. No. 30, Linn Co. R. Harold, Su pervisor" They were well pleased with the work and much credit is attached I to Mr. Harold’s efforts. Three Announcements i ----------- --------------------------------------- -- 12th Annual Opening of Spring Millinery Sat. March 13, 1915 j I have received my complete stock of Millinery and have all the latest models CARD OF THANKS Wc w ish to publicly thank out many neighbors and friends for their kind help and sympathy during the illness and death of our husband and father, and also for the beautiful floral offer ings at the funeral, and at other occa sion. Mrs. Louise Henkel and family. on display. We are going to give away one hat on the above date-Further details at the store in the Lesley Hotel Re Annex. member my new location, just across the street from the old one. MRS. DENA MACK. DRESSMAKING and SEWING TREE BARGAINS Redeemed in your own city at no cost for postage or registra tion. Bring your coupons to me. I have over $200.00 worth of premiums on hand now. Magazines and Newspapers. We offer seteral thousand trees etc., lirst class, now in storage at our sheila, at less than half price. PRICES— ipples 5c; peaches 7c; pears 8c; cherry 10c; choice grafted walnuts at bargain ■ rices; everything in the nursery line 1 at bargain prices, while they last. Write at once to Carlton Nursery Co., Carlton, Oregon. 4*1 THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY FOR SALE SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE Tobacco Coupons GEM CONFECTIONERY Portland Rose Carnival coming a t Stayton Theatre in 4 reels Saturday night. Extra, for the benefit of those not seeing the local pictuies of Stayton people the manager has made arrange ments to show them Saturday also. 5 and 10 cents. Lucile Love. No. 14 to night (Thursday). . at J. A. HENOENSHOTT, Proprietor, ROSE CARNIVAL COMING We wish to take this opportunity of an Right Here in Stayton ! W hy send aw ay for MILLION DOLLAR MYSTERY NEXT THURS. BEAUCHAMP'S HALL MARCH 13. GOOD Everybody Come 1 Belgium colt coming 3yrs. old soon, bay, weight 1300 pounds, already brok en, 1 Hambletonian and Hackney colt coming 2 year old soon, black and weight about 9 0 0 pounds. B o t h very gentle a n d t h e latter some MUSIC thing swiff. Also 2 young Duroc boars 3J months old weight 85 lbs. Chas. W. Mayer Phone Stayton 145. For Rheumatism-REXALL Rheumatism a ll kind«. To relieve stiffness a n d inf tarn a tio n . 50c and • t B e a u c h a m p 's. R em edy for pain, ('. A. l.Uthy, wife and baby and Mrs. $i.00 Henry Follis were visitors in Salem yesterday. nouncing that we are located in Mrs. Macks Store and are prepared to do all classes of Sewing and Dressmaking. Margaret Fehlen and Maiana Sestak. STORE DISPLAY On Saturday, March 13, we are going to have on display all of our New Spring Goods, and will be pleased to show you any thing you wish fto inquire about. One dress pattern Given Away. Get fur ther information at the store Saturday, March 13. Thomas-Mayo Co.