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THE STAYTON MAIL
21st Y car, No. 7.
S T A Y T O N , M ARION C O U N T Y , O REGON , TH U R SD A Y,M A R C H 18, 1915.
WHAT A HIGH SCHOOL
DR. HODGE WILL LEC
DISTRICT NO. 30 IN LINN COUNTY
TURE FRIDAY NIGHT WILL DO FOR STAYTON
STAYTON HIGH GETS
BEATEN ONE SCORE
IS POSITIVE SUCCESS
SUDSCRIBES AND VOTES MONEY
Or. C. F. Hodge, Professor o f Biolo
gy at the University o f Oregon, will
lerture on "Physiology o f A lcohol" In
the Star Theatre at 8 o ’clock Friday,
March 19. The lecture will be free to
the public, and will lie under the suapi-
cee o f the achool and Commercial Club
which made the request o f the Exten
sion Division o f the Univerrlty o f Ore
gon for Dr. Hodge.
This lecture brinirs the contributions
o f authoritative sclenee to help in the
solution o f this baffling problem.
question is: can we And real truth
enough, aside from all prejudice, prac-
tlcally to determinate public policy and
gain proper control o f the public con
duct without the differences o f opinion
and the bitterness o f the present situa
tion. Illustrated by lantern slidea. Ev
CARLOAD OF FORDS
ARRIVE ON TUESDAY
PeterDeidrich received theflratcarload
o f automobilea this week that ever was
brought to Slayton.
It would certainly make the old-tim
ers sit up and take notice if they could
have seen the procession as the cars
were driven from Aumsville, at which
point they were unloaded.
Mr. Deidrich has the Ford agency
for this part o f the county and is well
supplied to deliver you a car on a mo
Read his ad and price Hat in another
Here are a few o f the many things
that a new high achool building will do
It will bring more people here to live
—people o f the right sort- people who
want to educate their children.
It will bring more farmeis here to
trade. Under the new law any pupil
who has passed the eighth grade may
come to the high achool without paying
tuition. Don’ t you think that a farm
er will naturally take more interest in
the town in which John and Mary are
attending the high achool? People who
send their children to high school are
the ones with whom one likes to do
They a r e nearly always
broad minded and clear sighted.
vide for the accommodation o f John
and Mary by building a commodious
A new high school will attract more
capital and better people from the
Oregon will be crowded this
summer and fall with homeaeekera. Let
ua get our share, but, remember, one
o f the FIRST questions asked by a
newcomer is; "W h a t kind o f achool
facilities have you?”
Last and not least, you owe It to
your children to provide for them an
up-to-date building in order that when
they start in real life they may not be
handicapped by the advantages others
The special election to vote on this
question ia to be held Thursday, April
1. Register your convictions on that
date but don’t forget that every vote
against an adaquate school building
drives One More Nail I n Stayton’a
* t Champoeg, on May 1, will be cel
ebrated the seventy-second anniversary
The co-operative cannery at Ncwberg
of the organisation of the first Ameri
can civil government west o f the Rocky paid to farmers o f that region $24,546
Mountains. This will be the fifteenth last year, practically all o f it for pro
celebration o f the event, the first hav- j duce which would otherwise have been
ing been held in 1901. On June 17, at lost. The cannery made a net profit o f
Portland will be held the Forty-third about $3.000, which waa better than ex
reunion o f O e a Plowseaa p a s t«! fee t>r Aset yeas C eep era tiw
ar ho came to, or were born In, establishment» o f this kind err likely
any p a r t o f t h e original Oregon to prove the salvation o f thousands o f
Country previous to 1859.
Come In and get Cash Prices and do not pay a per cent of
Remember, a certain per cent must
some one eise's bill.
be added when doing business on a credit system.
3 pr 50c Ladles silk hose $1.00
10c bottle of Blueing
4 “ 35c Men’s a
10 Arm A Hammer Soda
25 Coffee 5 lbs. for
of 10c gingham
Men's Heavy W ork Shirt
25 Catchup reduced to
1 0 % off on Dress Shirts
5c Yeast now only
10% o ff on ill Shoos
50c Royal Bak. Pow.
1 0 % o ff on all Hate
4 Boies o f matches for
5 C alient Coal eH
10c can a f Spice, new
K IN D S
W W W »
R IG H T
P R IC E S
L. T. Titus
P. P. Crabtree
Joe. A. Brand
M. M. Gassner
J. G. Gassner
J. W. Kiphart
O. M. Raker
F. T. Thayer
O. 11. Peters
F. A. Senz
W . R. Keefer
W. R. Brenner
O. M. Aplet
W. A. Elder
F. A. Siegmund
J. D. Renno
J. W. IIirons
E. O. Lyon
C . D. Trexler
J. P. Mertz
J. C. Leffler
L. M. Archambeau
J. E. Yeoman
W. H. Barber
Harry E. Chrisman
(Continued on page 5)
Road District No. 30, over in Linn
County is going to spend some money
for good roads this year. A special tax
o f five mills has been levied, ami this,
together with the county levy will raise
somewhat around $2500. Resides this,
the people o f that district together
with the help o f some outsiders, includ
ing a donation o f $400 from Stayton,
have pledged to give $3527 more for
the same purpose.
The success o f this subscription work
fell to the lot o f V. J. Philippi and G.-
A . Downing, who, when it comes to
getting money on a road subscription,
can make the very stones talk.
they were successful is shown by the
list which we print below, which is
complete to date.
Supervisor Raleigh Harold has been
Intrusted with the spending o f this con
siderable sum, and it shows the confi
dence placed in his judgement, when it
is stated that nearly all the subscribers
insisted that he he appointed supervis
or for this year.
The complete list follows;
V. J. Philippi
,G. A. Downing
J. F. Robertson
M. H. Titus
T. W. Creech
J. B. Pietrok
P. C. Pietrok
B. C. Robertson
Preventative for Smut on Wheat,
Oats, Barley »Potato Scab and gen
In Quantities at
Sloper’s Drug Store
V. DARE SLOPER
The Shaw High school ball team and
the Stayton High pulled off G,e mat
game o f the season at the local school
diamond last Friday, March 12.
Both sides drew blanks in the first
and second and the fireworks started in
the first half o f the third on Ed Blake
ly’s error to first base which let in two
large juicy ones for the visitors. Ran
som, Rock and Klecker each got hits in
the last half o f the frame and tied the
score for the locals.
Shaw got three goose eggs in the
fourth and Stayton annexed three runs
to their score in the same frame.
Shaw again failed to connect in the
fifth, while Stayton run in three more,
making a total o f eight.
Shaw got busy in the sixth and put
two men across the plate, and the lo
cals landed one.
Both sides were shut out in the sev
enth, while the score stood 9 to 4 in
favor o f the locals.
The visitors landed two more in the
eighth, ar.d the locals fanned the air
making the score 9 to 6.
In the ninth the boys from the north
played ball and chased four men across
home plate, and again the locals tried
i in vain, losing the game to the visitors
I by one run.
A large crowd was in attendance,
and the weather was perfect. Good
natured banter and fun was the order
from start to finish, and ail in ail it
was a great game for Stayton.
We, i n Oregon talk a great deni
about macadam and hard surfiiec ro<i.N,
but if we would but use the simple ma
terials at hand our roads would be in
very much better condition all the year.
O f course the first thing is to grade
the road, for without a slope even the
road drag is o f little benefit, but with
a decent grade and the persistent use
o f the drag all winter, the roads are
kept in good passable condition at all
seasons o f the year.
This is wiiat one road district super
visor in Marion county has done the
past two years.
Geo. A. Etzel, supervisor o f the Fern
Ridge district took advantage o f the
few nice weeks in the middle o f the
winter, and instead o f leaving the road*
to themselves, kept the drag going ev
ery day that it was not raining with
the result, as evidenced by a man who
uses this road to a great extent, that,
with a few exceptions the road is good
enough for a speedway.
• Heretofore, the people o f that dist
rict hated to have to get out for even a
short trip in the winter on account o f
the condition o f the roads, but for th-j
past two years, during which time Mr.
Etzel has been supervisor, the roads
have been in such a condition that it
has been a real pleasure to travel over
them. The most o f this improvement
has been the effect o f the humble road
BUY YOUR EASTER
WHY NOT COME TO OREGON NOW?
A Nebraska newspaper notes the
fact that the officials o f Custer county,
that state, have succeeded in having a
commodious cyclone cellar built in the
court house lawn in which the terrified
members o f the county organization
murbt five at the approach o f a storm.
In another column it stated that at
date, March 8, about two feet o f snow
is on the ground, that no mails can be
delivered, all trains arc stopped, and
hat business is generally demoralized.
At about the same time, the writer,
rho lived most o f his life in the same
iculity, was planting garden.
ruit trees a r e coming into bloom,
so pressing in the summer that outings
and pleasure trips are the uncommon
and Mot ordinary things o f life.
l i v e in the Willamette Valley the
person who does not take a trip to the
mountains, or the seaside or some other
place dqufttty enchanting at least once
in the glorious summer is considered a
regular stay at home.
early and the fall months lend enchant
ment until Christmas when time warns
us that in a few short weeks it will be
Now is the time to send for your
friends and neighbors to come to the
best valley i n the West. Probably
never again will land be so cheap com
pared to its real value as today. If
The Way Ed Blakely Looked After
anyone knows o f a good substaniial
He Threw to First
Iowa or Nebraska farmer who is think
b The contrast is very severe, yet there ing o f locating in the Pacific States the
The local boys will play Shaw at that
opportunity will never be better than
a re some things to be said on both the present. Come, we need you. You place Friday, March 19.
ides. It is quite true that in a corn will never regret living in the best cli
A game is scheduled with Jefferson
mate and in the most prolific valley at the home grounds o n Saturday,
nature has ever produced.
You will always be sure o f gettin
the correct style o f hat that can be
worn with any costume at Mhck’s Mil
Don’ t forget the new location, across
the street from the old one.
Mrs. Lena Mack.
Friends, relatives and neigl.v
the number o f about twenty g ’ «red
at the John Kerbei he.-ne last unday
in honor o f M rs. K erber’s 50th birth
day. A very ple'.sa .t day was scent
ov all present. Those a tte n ii.:„ w ere:
John VanHandel, wife and to:> Jos.,
| John Kintz, wife and daughter. Ceorge
Zimmerman, Ed Kerber and family,
John Thoma anti family, D.
’ and wife, Frank Kerber and the ¡it t
Geo. Roser o f Mt. Angel has hotly t
a farm near Sublimity.
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SPECIAL PRICE ON WAISTS
No Tw o A lik e-A ll Size 36
Policy holders o f the defunct Horti-
WE Have Eiought a sample line of 7 dozen waists at a big discount, and have plac
6H A S . GEHLEN’ S :
Serial No. 991
ed them on sale at wholesale prices.
They are all in good condition, and we think
you will agree that they are exceptional values.
the defunct cempanies may be settled.
Announcement that the policyholders
would be assessed was made Tuesday
by Mr. Wells. There are approximate
ly 10,000 persons scattered throughout
Oregon, Washington and Idaho who
held policies in the Horticultural and
These arw a f
fected by the decision to levy aff as
sessment. Most o f the policyholders
reside in Oregon.
With obligations amounting to ap
proximately $118,000 a n d assets o f
about $12,000 for the defunct concerns.
Receiver Wells faces the necessity of
finding a way to satisfy the claims and
by calling upon the policy holders to
come to the aid o f the companies is
seen the only way out o f the tangle..
Acting upon an opinion given to him
by Attorney General Brown and the
opinions o f experts on assessment
rights o f mutual insurance companies,
Mr. Wells will demand that persons
holding policies in the companies on a
basis o f 60, 75 and 90 per cent pay to
the full amount.
Nineteen Waists to sell at
Five Waists to sell at
Thirty-three Waists to sell at 98c
Four Waists to sell at
Seven Waists to sell at
One Waist to sell at
Nine Waists to sell at
Four Waists to sell at
Embroidered Lace Cloths
Peau de Cygne Crepe
Emb. St. Gall Crepes
Marquisette Lace Cloths
Crepe de Chine
Chambray Gingham, 34 inches wide, at Special price of only 12' jc
Mr*. G. C. Ewen o f Portland is h<’ re
for an indefinite stay. She will open
Millinery parlors in the Beuiehamp
building on Saturday, March 20.
the ad in another column.
MAYO’S CASH STORE