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Has the L a rg e st Circulation of Any Paper in the Santiam Valley— It Covers the Territory Like a Blanket.
¿1st Year, No. 52.
STA Y TO N , MARION COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1915.
Serial No. 1033 u
HOW HE SAVED $20.00
MARY OF EXPENSES OF MARJON « fA N n ANNIIAI
WHICH WAV WILL
WILBUR WOOLEN MILLS SUM COUNTY,
TAKE YOUR SCALPS
OREGON FOR THE YEAR
THE RAILROAD GO? off A on man the once use saved of tobacco.
120.(X) by swearing
of tho money spent, and below is
Mt Angid 1« now tho terminus of the track
Fully 1000 people who will claim While the Wilbur Woolen Mills of Roads, Highways. Bridges and
The second annual boys’ and girls’
W i l l e m . Y ¡Icy .Southern, Mini thMt Subscription to Commoner.........t 1.00 bounty of 10 cents each oil 30,000 goph this city is not the biggest concern in
stock judging contest at the Oregon
the new electric line will stop there in
er and mole scalps are expected at the the state, the manager J. P. Wilbur is Elections
record of “ Old Hlack
86.08 Agricultural College, arranged by the
not believed by anyone, Two route« Phonograph
Boys’ and Girls’ Industrial Club work
. „ _ ..................
.26 office of the county clerk on Monday, alive and busy all the time. This has Clerk’s Office, Salaries
ere open from that rlty south, om* (II- Ditto of "We Shall Meet Beside
January 3, which is the first day on beer proven many timea in the past, Clerk’s Office, Expenses
ers of the Extension Division, will take
reet to Salem, Mod the other to Kllver- tho River"......................................... 2f» which the bounty is available this year and the securing of the state blanket Sheriff’s Office, Salaries
5366.42 place in the College Armory the after
ton end Slayton vie huldmiity. Whi.h 2 celluloid collars at 18c.......................36 It is expected the total appropriation , contract is but another reiteration of Sheriff’s Office Expenses
1641.45 noon of January 7, during Farmers’ and
of these routes will be tMken I n » rno- 1 pair mail order yellow shoes.... 1.08 of $4300 for scalp bounty will be ex the fact that if you want anything go Recorder's Office, Salaries
Home Makers’ Week.
mootou* question, tlmt will prob;ibly be 1000 shares Mexican mining Block 1.00 hausted in a few days. The scalps after it.
A comprehensive program has been
answered by the best inducements of 2 cakes of scented toilet soap............15 have been tuken during the late spring Mr. Wilbur is to be congratulated in Treasurer’s Office, Salaries 3726.97 arranged which includes in addition to
fered by the different places through 1 pig-in-clover puzzle.............
.10 and summer but no bounty coulri be securing the contract to supply the Treasurer’s Office, Expenses 1344.75 the judging contest a dairy and pig
which the line will run.
collected on them as the fund of $4300 blankets for all the state institutions Surveyor’s Office, Salaries
judging demonstration by College spec
That tho new line would have to com- 1 copy of “ The Life and Time« of
for 1915, which became payable May against the bids of almost every woolen Surveyor’s Office, Expenses 1800.00
ialists, inspection of the college hams,
pele.wilh the O. K. and the S I*, if James A. Garfield"......... .
22 of this year, was soon exhausted. mill in the northwest. Many hundreds Assessor’s Office. Salaries
livestock, and farm, and the awarding
they run into Salem is a foregone con Chautauqua season ticket.......
2.00 The appropriation and the bounty law of pairs of bianketa will be turned out Assessor’s Office Expenses
627.46 of prizes to the winning contestants by
clusion, nnd they would also have to For the heathen in Borneo _____ .10 were created by the last legislature. the coming months for this contract School
Governor Withyeombe. The second an
compete by h longer haul through the For the ditto in Formosa___ ______06 Practically all other business of the alone.
nual horse show under the direction ot
Molalla district. If they should come For the ditto in Guatemala................06 office of the county clerk will be sub
faculty and students of tne depart
to Silverton. Sublimity and Slayton 4 bottles cologne water.............. .36 ordinated to paying the bounty. The
of animal husbandry, for which
they would tap new, fresh territory Peanut« and chewing gum........... 3.39 scalps turned into the office of the
have been received from leading
noil the people of tho East slile would 1 Brazilian diamond scarf pin.............40 clerk must be prepared to show the
horsemen of Portland and the Willam
have n more direct route to 1’ortlard. 1 copy of ‘Night Life in Chicago’ .10 nose and ears of the animal. The Word comes from the Benton County Stock Inspector
403.20 ette Valley, will be held in the evening
The latter seems to he the most logi I copy of "Confession of an Ae-
whole skins are not desired. T h e Review printed at Philomath, Oregon Sealer of Weights & Measures 333.27
and a section will be reserved for seat
cal route, with the greatest returns in tresa"____. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ip scalps are destroyed after the bounties that Mr. and Mrs.- Chas. Roscoe of Court House
ing the young stock judges. On Janu
prospect, but the first outlay will prob Postage on «2 applications for
! are paid.
ary 8 there will be a general assembly
Summit were given an old fashioned
ably be more on uccount of a rougher government documents............. .♦ 52 1 Scalps cannot be sold or given away. serenade
of all contestants followed by a moving
country to traverse.
| They must be presented by the party
Postage on 38 answers to fake
2868.85 picture exhibition, and a series of ad
Thursday evening. Mrs. Roscoe Justice Court
it is quite probable that a free right- advertisements........................... 7 6 I killing the moles or gophers, or bv an last
151.35 dresses by Governor Withyeombe and
of-way would have u great influence on 1 divining rod................................ 2 .oo agent duly authorized in writing.
members of the college faculty will be
and is to be congratulated upon the
the officials of the road, ami the Mail 4 pounds of stick candy................ .24
firmly believea that if a free right-of- Subscription to Ed Howe’*.Monthly .10
her. The report is that all had a splen Care of Poor
way were pledge t from Mt. Angel to 1 genuine Guarnerium (by mail) . 2.10
FIRE ALARM SOUNDS
Slayton the road would lie built before 1 madstone . . . . . . __. . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
before their departure.
(f that is true, and there is every ev-
The fire bell clanged lustily Christm s
idcnc • that it is true, it is up to you
in answer to the call that E.
Mr. Farmer along the proposed route
home was afire. How
i Wednesday evening, Dec. 22, 1915, the
to make this concession. If you think
the chimney burning
you are not able to stand the cost, it is
Christmas fire, and
up to the fsrmcrs whose land is not
touched to help stand the expense. Sit
- • Enough for All
down and figure out just what it would
SONS OF VETERANS
Raymond Minten A pleasant hour and a half was en-
bo worth io you to huve a direct elec, The following program was rendered
- - Molly's Philosophy joyed by the patrons of the Kingston
trie line to Portland, and then get out Bt Hie Union Hill school house Thurs- ! Iter.
Hazel Wataon school district Dec. 23 as a result of an
and organise in order to meet the de day evening Dec. 23.
WHO PAYS ?
The Sons of Veterans are called to
mands of the people who are ready to Song When the Summer is Past Rcc. in concert - Three Good Cheers entertainment prepared by the school
at the 1. O. 0. F. hail on Monday,
Primary Class The following program was render
build if you will provide the right-of Rec.
3. All are requested to be
way. Thts has been done in many in
by school the most popular senes of photo-plays present end bring a new member.
stances and -an la- done again. What Christmas Time Douglas Heater 1 Song • - Twinkle Little Star
Primary Class Rec.
Glenn Phillipi ever brought to Stayton. The time is Remember the date.
do you think of it? The columns of The Song
" "When Santa Was a Boy’* fast slipping away, and only 3 more of
The True Christmas
Mull are open for any discussion along Bells of Xmas Harvey Thomas Rec.
Bessie Cary I
John Creech these wonderful character problems
The Grouch Family
this line. Your article must be signed, Dialogue
Bug-Town Band j " "A Wish" Josephine Brand will be presented at the Star Theatre. The members of the Sublimity Fire
not for publication, hut for protection Primary Song Jolly Okl St.Nick Drama
Only a Step at n Time "Reindeer Song" 1st, 2nd and 3rd Each one is complete in itself. Don’t Relief Association are notifie I to be
to us. No newspaper pays any atten The First Christmas Jack TefTt Song
The First Christmas Gift
grades miss a one of them. Prices remain the present at Sublimity for the annual
Orval Williams Ker.
tion to unsigned articles. Just request Rec.
same, 5 and 10c
Clara Minten ; Rec. "Scaring Santa"
th.it your name he withheld if you wish Dialogue . A Christmas Guest
meeting to be held in the C. C. F. hall
Veda Scott Rec.
it omitted ami it will he done. Who Recitation
Saturday, Jan. 8, 1916. Be sure and be
"Christmas’’ Julia Creech
Nina Darby i
will speak first?
present for the purpose of electing of
Uncle John's Christmas j
"Santa’s Secref'Edna Crab
Santa Calls The Roll Drama
and attending to any otter busi
Miss Ruth Fuson
Mildred Peters Solo
tree YOU CAN GET THE
may come before the meeting.
• ? A Smooth Day-
“Chrismas Bells” Myrtle Ti
Clara Heater Declamation
Chas. Hottinger, Sec.
tus STAYTON MAIL 1 YR
Try one of those 25c meals at the
Song - 'Welcome to Santa" by school
Henry Peters Drama - Dot Entertains - Velma
FOR 75c. DO IT NOW Stayton Hotel. They are the kind th it
Watson and Darrel Montgomery Rec. “ Brother Bill”
He comes in the Night
Belle Hurt-Kntc TefTt A Reading - Grandmother’s Experience Rec. "The Giggling Girl"
Lighting of candles and distribution
Mrs. C. II. Brewer anil Mrs. G. I,. of presents.
- - Ch, You Teacher "
“The Second Table” Willie Mr. and Mrs. Jack Waltemeyer left "Moving Pictures on The Film of
Brown entertained friends a t Mrs. Song
. . .
Ruettgers Monday morning for Silverton, where Life and How Men are Influenced
Ring, Ring Christmas Song
Brewer’s heme on Third Street, this The teacher, Miss Ida Denney of Address
Ass’t. Supt. Jos. Benner "Ghosts of Notable People”
they will put on a play for one of the Thereby,’’ will be the sermon topic at
city, at 2:30 to 5 p. m. with a Kensing near Salem, is giving excellent satis Mrs. Barber rendered valuable assist Song “ Santa Claus is Coming
by Silverton lodges. The good wishes of the Methodist Episcopal church next
ton this afternoon in honor of their sis faction, and the regard in which she is ance in the preparation of the program.
school the Stayton people go with them, and Sunday night. “ He Brought Him To
ter Mrs. Esther Stamp of Pendleton. held by her pupils was evidenced by After the exercise, two long tables Rec. "Jes’ Before Xmas" Ben Keny hope that they will be back among us Jesus; A Plan for The New Year” will
The house whs very prettily decorat the manv pretty little gifts which were were arranged and upon them a feast
be considered at the morning service.
on in the future.
ed w i t h holiday green and potted , left in Santa’s care for her.
was spread, which was free for every " “ A Newspaper Report" Marie
plants. Dainty refreshments were
served to the guests, who were:
We wish, also to mention that after Drama "Oh, You Teacher’’
Mcsdames G. B. Trask, W. F. Follis,
concluding all ceremonies, Mr. Benner Song "To Sports Away”
Alva Smith, James Cain. A. Hill, Allie
was called upon to sing a song. He Rec. “The Society Belle" Beradina
Brewer, Mary Allen, C. E. Brown, II.-
responded to the call and gave us one
A. Beauchamp, Kate Conaway, A. C. Geo. W. Weeks, the genial owner of on the "Oregon Boys” , when he was : " "Saving Mother” Augusta
Thomas, E. D. Alexander, Chas. Sta>- one of the liest fruit ranches near Sa cheered wildly.
ton, Anna Stayton. B. A. Schaefer, lem, nnd erstwhile member of the last A large and jolly crowd went home j "Laughter and Song”
Dorn Shrove, Miss Cora Cooper, out of lamented legislature, together with his well satisfied with their evening's en- j Song “The Red Scarf”
town guests were: Mrs. Frank Potter wife were in town Monday shaking tertainment, especially the latter part Following the program, remarks were
of Mill City and Mrs. Johnson of Gor- hands with old friends nnd acquaint of it.
made by the patrons who are taking a
vais: nnd the hostesses Mesdames (ML ances. Mr. nnd Mrs. Weeks had been
.Treat interest in school alTairsthis year
Brewer and G. L. Brown and the guest spending Christmas with his son-in-law,
| which is shown by the tax which they
of honor Mrs. Esther Stamp of Pendle Carl Downey, who lives in tho Waldo
recently voted to run an eight month’s
• school and other improvements they
Are attractive to women because they contain
the following features
The Co. Supt. says we shall soon be
At the joint installation of the Ma ready to standarize.
sonic and Eastern Star lodges Monday
Because they follow the fashion
night, the following officers were in
of the dav carefully.
stalled: Masonic; Herbert Bennett, W.-
M.; Ward Holford, S.W.; S.H.Heltxcl,
D u r a b le Because made of handsome yet
J.W .; Frank Blakely, See.; W.H.Hob
i^U idU lu sturdy material that stand wear.
son, Treas.; Grant Murphy, S.D.; \V.- An Epworth League social and watch J
C. Gauntt, J. I). ; L. S. Lambert. S. S. ; night service will be held at the home j
Harry Humphreys,J.S. ; A.D.Gardner, of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Gardner on Fri- i
P n m f n r f o h lo Because they are cut to the
Chap.;.I.T.Follis,Marshal; Conrad Nei- day night when some of the Methodist
UUIIliul Id U Its proper size and fit perfectly.
people and their friends will gather in I
Eastern Star: Worthy Matron, Della the spacious rooms ot the Gardner resi
Harold: Worthy Patron, W. A. Elder; dence for an evening’s entertainment, j
CORDED BUTTON HOLES Made on a special ma
Associate M., Mrs. Bernice Elder; Con after which a praise and consecration !
that makes a lock, non-raveling stitch.
ductress,Edna Brewer; Associate Con., ! service will take place ns the old year
Mrs. Ellen Lambert; Chaplain, Mrs. dies and the year 1916 is rung in,
W.H.Hobson; Sec., Ina Harold; Treas.,
Laura Taylor; Adah, Rose Follis; Ruth,
Lena Stlhavy; Martha, Veva Rennett,
We are giving a $10.00 Aluminum Set
Esther, Dora Shreve; Electa, Mrs.
away absolutely free
Wilbur; Warder, Effie Cole; Sentinel,
C. H. Brewer.
The County Clerks office will be open
A very nice musical program was for registration of voters on January 3.
See our display of Kimona cloth.
rendered by the high school orchestra, You don’t have to go to Salem to reg
SATURDAY, NEW YEA R ’S DAY
led by I).C. Davis, a vocal solo by Mrs. ister, however, as 35 registrars will be
Buy one for cold weather.
Roy Hall, and a violin solo by Miss appointed to take care of county. The
Wanda Brown. Addresses by differ name* of the registrars will be publish
ent members of both Gslges w < follow ed as soon as kown.
ed by a symptuous banquet prepared by
the Ladies' Aid Society of the M E. I»*wrence Downing of Sodaville spent
church, which was enjoyed by all pres Christmas day with his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Burson.
COLE SCHOOL HAS
KINGSTON SCHOOL EN
TERTAINS DEC. 23
AT UNION HILL
We wish our friends and patrons a
Sloper’s Drug Store
EASTERN STAR AND
Mina Taylor House
Children's Aprons 28c to 42c.
Ladies’ Aprons 48c, 58c, 75c, 79c, 89c.
Ladies’ House Dresses 98c, $1.28, $1.47.
Mayo’s Cash Store