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THE STAYTON MAIL
Has the Largest Circulation of Any Paper in tlic Santiam Valley—It Covers the Territory Like a Blanket.
S T A Y T O N , M ARIO N C O U N T Y , O R EG O N , T H U R S D A Y , A U G U S T 26, 1915.
21st Year, No. 31.
ODD BITS OF NEWS
AGED PIONEER WOMAN PASSES
GOODS “NOT MARKED”
The man who buys his goods of a mail order house
and expects his neighbors at home to buy labor of him, or
buy personal service of him, is economically a leach.
is sucking industrial blooc out of the town and gives none
back. He sends his profits out of town, like a Chinamen,
and has no more right to a standing in the community
than a foreigner. We are all neighbors industrially in
our home town, and the man who sends away for his
goods is not one of us. He is another industrial system
and deserves no local man’s support. The fact that this
is economically wrong, is recognized by the- mail order
They protect their customers a s
thieves by offering to keep people from knowing where
the mail order goods are coming from.
The mail order
houses have no “ tags” on their goods. They say in their
catalogues that none of their goods is marked and that
no one knows where they are bought. If it is proper to
hide the place of purchase of an article, it is wrong to buy
the article at that place.
Only the man who steals is
ashamed to say where he got anything he has. There is
such a thing as “ tainted dry goods, tainted groceries
and tainted furniture.” All of such that are not bought
at home, of the men who befriended you, of the men to
whom you ov,». a living, are “ tainted” because they come
unfairly. William Allen White.
Alli*ntnwn, I'a. Paul and Fred Goldsmith of Com-
mack, L. i., took refuse in a barn during a storm.
lightning struck a piMar against which Paul was leaning,
ran down it and ripped the man’s shirt entirely from his
body. Paul's bod^- was scorched, but Fred was knocked
Lake City, Fla.. Georgia Garner, St-years-old cough-
*d up a small metal doll which she had swallowed three
Topeka, Kas., A. C. Bartell, police court reporter,had
a tip that some persons had buried beer i n their back
yard. He obtained a grave digger’s spade, and stealthily
entered the yard. After much labor in what appeared to
be a newly made grave, he dug up three chickens which
the people that day had buried-
Wakarusa, Ind. When Coroner I)r. Walkinshaw per
formed an autopsy on a young women follow ing her mys
terious death, he found that her left lung was no larger
than a lemon; that her right lung was one-quarter normal
size: that her heart was about one-half normal size and
that her liver was many times larger than it should have
been, extending to her fourth rib and up into her shoul
der. The women was 21 years old, and died of poisoning
of the intestines.
FOX VALLEY EARLY
SETTLER PASSES AWAY
PIGS FOR SALE
_ ltm iu n *
The Stay ton Ilase Ball Team is going
George Johnston born November 22, to play Salem, at the Salem grounds
1889, in the Pariah of Wcmvss Fife- on Sunday, August 29.
The Slayton bunch has won eight
ahire, Scotland, and died ¿t hia home
straight games and have it in their
in Fox Valley August 20, 1915.
In June of the year 1H72 he waa mar noodles they can beat Salem. Every au
ried to M ink Isabelle Jane Scott, of to that possibly can should take a load
Newport Kifeahire, Scotland, and while to the Capital City next Sunday to see
atill living in the home land, thia union whether they can or not.
waa lileaacd with four children; George
F. Johnaton, Miaa Kiln Jane, Mrs.
Clara Mary Surrey and Jack H. A. t
Johnaton, all of whom reside within
sight of the home place in Fox Valley.
Mr. Johnston was employed for many
years as a Marine Kngineer for the
Peninsula and Oriental Trnding com
pany which engaged in t h e Indian
The special school meeting, which
tra Ic. Mr. Johnston’s ship was in Cal wus called to legalise the levy made at
cutta nt the time of tornado of 1X64 the annual meeting which waa held in
when lO.tXX) natives lost their lives.
June, pasaed off quietly last Saturday
Like many of hia fellow-countrymen with 48 voters present.
Mr. Johnston oamo to America in May
The chairman called the meeting to
of 1X82 and after a residence of some order at a few minutes past the time
months in Salem settled in Fox Valley set, 2 p. m., and after a short discus
in 1882 where he has resided ever since. sion Dr. Brewer made a motion to vote
Mr. Johnston whs employed by the the same levy, 11 mills, as had been
Oregon & California It. K. Co. later voted at the annual meeting in June,
the S. P. in the capacity of an engi-1 which had been made of no effect by
neer at the time that tunnels were be- i the Bingham Act. The motion was
ing driven through the Siskiyou moun- immediately seconded and the ballot
resulted in 28 for the levy a n d 20
Mr. Johnston waa an elder in the, against.
established Church o f Scotland and
for many years was an elder in the j
Mchama Presbyterian church.
HOME FROM FAIR
At 3 o'clock last Friday morning the
end came; after a n illness o f four
years. Mr. Johnston having been con-
After spending four full weeks at
lined to his bed since last February. | the Exposition, Wm. Petzel is home
Mr. Johnston has a sister and brother with h real cosmopolitan look on his
living near Belfoot, Ireland.
face. Bill says that he had the time
"L ife we've been long together
of bis life and pretty nearly saw all
Thru' pleasant and thru’cloudy weather their was to sec, including a trip on an
It's hard to part, twill cost a sigh
Hid me not goodnight
Hut in some fairer dime hid me good |
ride of Lime time 15c can 2 cans 25c.
VOTES LEVY TO
For Everyone at
SLOPER’S THIS Y E A R - TERMS CASH
After an ¡line«* of several sears,
Mrs. Whitney was a member of the
and confined to her bed for almost a Baptist church and Rev. Young of Al
year. Mrs. Martha T. Whitney, wife bany, of that church officiated at the
of Uriah Whitney ot this city passed home, yesterday, and interment was in
into the Great Bexond a t 3 o'clock, Lone Oak cemetery. She was 77 years,
Monday morning, August 23.
3 months, and 11 days old at the time
Mis. Murtha Whitney wa- burn May- ol her death. She was a good mother,
12, 1888 at West Bowdin, Maine, and an excellent neighbor and examplary
was married to Uriah Whitney, who wife, and her funeral was attended by
came all the w a j from Oregon,July 30, practically all of Stayton and vicinity
1871, at her birthplace.
The couple who had known her for almost half a
came at once to Oregon, where Mr. century.
Whitney had already started a home in
V. £'. V orley and family and Mrs.
the Far West, he having come to On
W. Atki'is of Corvallis and George
gon in 1858.
Thomas and wife of the Waldo Hills
She was the mother of six children were the immediate, out-of-town, rel
three of whom died when small. Of atives at the funeral.
the three living, two are daughters by
Wr. Whitney and children wish to
Uriah Whitney, Mrs. Lilly Worley of thunk the many friends and neighbors,
Corvallis and Mrs. Lena Siih.tvy of a> : i.'¡lecially, Mrs. Keech and Mrs.
Slayton; and one daughter, Mr. Lucy Tate, for the many acts of kindness
Mortimer of Lisbon Kails, Maine. Elev and administration which have been
en grandchildren, six great grandchild rendered to the deceased during her
ren and one brother survive her, b e -, long illness. They also wish to thank
sides her husband, Uriah Whit y, v. ... all who in any way helped to alleviate
is known to everyone in eastern Mar the last sad hours by words, sympathy
• I have taken up 4 stray, 2-yr-old cal
ves at my place near Kingston, and
would like for the owner to come and
get them and pay for expense.
P. P. Crabtree.
OLD PIONEER PASSES
James Shelton, well known in Slay
ton mid Linn county, and related by
marriage to J . T. Follis of Kingston
died at his home in Albany Tuesday,
Mr. Shelton was 88 years of age at
the time of his death and one of the
very oldest pioneers of Oregon, coming
by ox team from Missouri in 1852.
He lived the most of his life in
Linn county near Jordan, and was
one of the most respected men of his
His only surviving child is Haman
Shelton of Jordan.
J . T. Follis and family attended the
funeral in Albany yesterday.
BOY IS CRUSHED BY
EQUITABLE SAVING AND
LOAD OF WHEAT
LOAN MAN HERE
Summer Time is Chlo
Tooth Paste, small or large tube
Cold Cream , tube or ja r
Toilet and Shaving Soaps Perfum es and
I will have 18 or 20 young shoals for
sale at the Stay ton Saturday Sales Day
P. P. Crabtree.
M rs. U ria h W h itn e y and g ran d so n , Uriah S ilh a v y
With his life snuffed out like a fly,
little Boniface, the four-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ltzel of Fern
Ridge was killed instantly Tut dav by
falling under u heavily loaded w: :;<>r.
The little fellow was rulin w h h s
father, who hail fixed a pi. - i: the
rear of the load.
But the l.ui had
crawled up toward the front w hen Mr.
Etzel wa» not looking, amt a sudden
lurch of the wagon threw off' the boy
together with a .-aek of wheat, and the
child's head wi crushi I under tin
Beauchamp's Drug Store.
hind wheel of the wagon in an inrtant.
Myron Harwood and wife of South
Mr. Etxel carried the boy home, and
I)ak. arc visiting nt the home of their
Dr. H. A. Beauchamp and wife spent a phone message sent Dr. Brew ,, out
niece, Mrs. Smuek this week.
the week-end at Cascadla.
in a hurry, b u t lie pronounced that
death had been instantaneous.
funeral was at Sublimity today.
Serial No. 1015
Fred M. Rowley, the genial repre-
senative of the Equitable Savings &
Loan Association of Portland, was in
town on a flying trip yesterday on his
way south to distribute cheeks of ma
turity for his company.
Ills business in ami around Stayton
i< on the increase each month, and be
fore long a nice hatch of checks will be
distributed in Stayton.
Allen Charles Fox was Dorn in St.
Paul. Minn., March 20, 1893, and died
at the home of his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. H. Brown, at which piace
he had spent the summer, August 19,
His early life was spent in Taylor
Falls, Mir.n., and at the age of 13 he
came t o Oregon.
H e was married
January 1, 1914,to Miss Laura DeBorde
of Salem, and resided in Portland until
a short time before his death.
Besides his relatives, he leaves a
host of relatives to mourn his death.
Interment was in the Fox Valley
cemetery. Saturday, August 2L and
the funeral arrangements were con
ducted by the Ringo-Hirst Undertak
ing parlors of this city. Rev. McClou 1
of Mill City offeiated.
CONFERENCE TO MEET
The conference of the plan for the
disposition of the O & C Land Grant
has been called.
The Conference will be held at the
Capital, Salem, in the Hall of Repre
sentatives, commencing on the morn
ing of Thursday, September 16, 1915.
J . T. Hunt, wife and daughter are
Hoppickers Wanted at the T. J . Hi
back from the Fair and say that they
had a splendid time.
Mrs. Hunt had yard near Sublimity. Phone or see th
a n attack o f rheumatism and they owner, T. J. Hill.
came home via Southern Pacific, ship
ping their car to Portland by boat.
FARM FOR SALE
Why w orry about Gray
Hair u s e Beauchamp’s Universal
j hair color, a good tonic ^nd darkens
the hair, and does not stain the scalp.
75c bottle at Beauchamp’s.
A good well improved lovely little
farm of 20 a. near Slayton, Oregon for
sale on long time in installments to
Enquire at Stnvton
Mail office or office of V. A. Goode,
Mo Chars In tho Vordict.
•'Wbnt'a tho trouble7**
"My wife brings home too many
H. J . Mutchler and family motored
tilings on trial."
over to Salem Sunday for a day’s visit
Mrs. Andy Etzel of Fern Ridge visit
"That Isn’t serious.”
ed relatives here Tuesday.
“It Is when yuii are never allowed on with friends.
the jury.”—Kansas City Journal.
The troop of Boy Scoots of Stayton
A Mean Sugt;c*tion,
take their first hike next Saturday.
“Papa, why do brides wonr long
veils?........ F« foiieea! their satisfaction, 1 .very boy who intends to go will please,
1 ring his lunch and be at the Masonic
I presume, my son."
¡[all at nine o'clock as this is to be the
Wm. Polke of Webster, love, is h«r.
visiting his brother-in-law I’. C Freri
Ralph Putnnm, pastor of the Christ-
and familv, Mr. Polke is on Ins v.i.y m Church of this place will preach
to the Expoaiti<>n and lil.es thi | ;it if
>th morning and evening at tho North
the world fine. He will spend n we c l Santiam church Sunday.
or more here before going m nth.
Quite a crowd availed them; voo i f
the low excursion rate to Nov.— t Su
day. Among them were: J . A. Van
Handle and wife, John Samlner.lr. aid
wife. Misses Mi*rie Henkel and Etta
Lang, John Lulay and son Henry and
daughter Mary, Paul Shreve and Or-
YOUNG MAN DIES
AT LYONS THURSDAY
W. II. Downing returned from Breit-
enbush Monday where he had been for
a couple of weeks.
He had got pto-
.ine poisoning while at the springs
and had been quite sick for about a
week, but is feeling better since re
D. M. Poll and wife and Jno. Kerber
. 1 wife motored over to Jonian Sun-
Peter Fiedler has finished p ter' , day for a day’s visit at the Carl Foltz
In me. It was Mr. Doll's first exper-
the new house f"r R 'v. .1
c with his new Ford which h e
Jordan and is at uni K p|„> im
Kloer's new 9-rooni re i ient
,i I'purtitNpf P. Deidrich one day last
Pleasant in Linn county. N < w • •!, week.
Mr. Fiedler will commence on J . R.
Je te r ’s house in Stayton.
Tanglefoot Fly Paper at Sloper’s
Save Money on Eats
FO R HOPPICKERS
Beans 3 lbs. 25c. ll^lbs. 70c, 25 lbs. $1.70, 90 lbs. $6.00
Maccaroni, 10 lb. box. 73c
Tomatoes. 10c each. 3 for 25c,
Solid pack, 12c can
Corn, 10c, 3 for 25c
Carnation Milk, 3 for 25c
Yeloban Milk, $3.40
All other prices equally as low, Get our com
plete price list.
M a y o ’s ( B a s h S t o r e