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THE STAYT0N MAIL
Has the Largest Circulation of A ny Paper in the Santiam Valley— It Covers the Territory Like a Blanket.
i 2nd Year, N o. 12.
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 S D A Y ,
M ARCH 23,
Serial N o. 1045
W.R.C. POST HAS
CANDIDATES EXPRESS THEIR VIEWS SAM OUT H. BROWN
BEEN ORGANIZED RAILROAD IS POSITIVE FACT IN
AT REPUBLICAN MASS MEETING
NEAR FUTURE” SAYS CONTRACTOR
Mrs. Cora M. McBride of Portland,
Mr. Hum II. Brown, the well-known
At the maaa meeting of the Marion ble, while the public schools are cntitl
The surveying for the Salem to Bend
by Mrs. Lizzie W. Smith of
County Republit «n* at Salem Saturday, ed to more consideration ami support".
railroad through Stayton ia progress
"We must consider the county a* a
Georg* K neh let loose n live wire
Relief Corps at Stayton Saturday even ing as fast as the weather will permit.
when he touched on "Economy and whole, and not north, cant, south or member o f the legislative assembly.
A competent corps of engineers, with
MEETING MARCH 24
western portions, und aa well consider Mr. Brown served in the last session ing, March 18.
IIUNinc**" n* MHHiM'iat. *1 in (Militira.
C. O. Williamson as Chief Engineer
our party affiliation. Republicanism,
lie »aid in part:
is hard at work on the pemament or
"I do not ladlcve that any man can with all it* priaciple*, is our main con urging bun to make the run and he hs* champ’s hall and the following officers location survey, and will reach Meha-
A special meeting of the Parent-
aay truthfully what he will do in the sideration at present. Let us deter
Mr. Brown’s announcement follow*: mander; Mrs. Clara Pratt, Secretary; rr.a tonight.
Teachers Association has been called
future, yet however, ho can, if ho will, mine to stand together, and Victory
"1 wish to announce to the voters of Mrs. A. J. Chance, Treasurer; Mrs.
for Friday evening, March 24, at the
truthful!, tell you what ho ha* done in will be oura when the final election
county that 1 will again be can Alice Holford, Chaplain; Miss Idria this survey, Mr. Williamson and Mr. High School Auditorium to receive the
the past, and let you judge a a t o come* in November",
didate for the office of Representative Rossell, Conductor.
report of the Fair committee and to
whether lio mcrita your franchiae".
in the legislature, at the primary elec The new post has ten active mem out the blue print« and profiles, which transact any other business that may
"I came to the city of Salem in 1K8H,
At the meeting of Republicans in Sa
bers, and will meet at stated periods,
come up. Everyone interested in the
without a dollar or u friend. After lem Saturday Walter E Keyes sounded tion, to be held May 19. 1916.
be decided upon later. Those be
welfare and upbuilding of Stayton an 1
passing through four yeara of political the general trend of opinion an far aa
turmoil, the worst I have ever exper Republicanism is concerned throughout tion rny farm will require thia spring, longing lie*idea the officers are: Mrs. prints is going ahead the engineers wi!l the surrounding country is invited to be
ienced, in 18% 1 found myaelf doing a the country. Together with other can I will be (ire-vented from makings cam Bernice Elder, Mr*. Lizzie Rossell,Mrs. go over the line the third time in order present.
Don’t hang back, come out and get
buslne» < of which any young in a n didates for office, Mr. Keyes coincided paign, nnd so will leave my fate in Anna Shepherd and Mrs. Sarah Wed to locate it in reference to the section
interested in the "Better Town” and
might be proud. 1 established, step by very thoroughly why national asser your hands.
"1 can only promise that if nominat
"Better Country" movement. It won’t
step, my credit. 1 a lop pad by degrees tion« along the aarne lines, and at the
survey until the actual construction
hurt you and it will help the other«.
Into the liuainea* world, until in 1898 1 same time gave some pertinent sugges ed and elcrUd that I will serve the •([Wake up and help the new railroad. commences.
was dolin' $75,1)00 worth of bu»ineaa tion* *» to the dutie* of the the district people to the Very beat of my ability, You never made a cent in your life | Mr. M. Lynott, who has complete
sa I did before."
per year, and in llkiy. ju*t 21 year* attorney.
charge of the work, stated positively j
from the time 1 landed in Salem, a lad
"According to my understanding it is
to a representative of the Mail yester MISS BERTHA SCHAEFER
of IS year*, by hard work and *trict in order for those of ua who are run
day that his instructions were to com
GAVE ST. PATRICK PARTY
economy. I wa* aide to retire".
ning for office to express briefly out
mence work on the grading as soon as
" If you feel that I can go into the V e r s i o n of the. office which we aspire.
possible, which will be not later than
IcRinlaturc and take care of your bu»i- I believe the office of diatrict attorney
May, and to complete the grade entire
Miss Bertha Schaefer gave a St
lie*» as economically a» 1 have my own, is one of vital importance to the people
to Mill City within ninety days from
Patrick’s party Friday evening, and
and have the ability to pa«* upon the of Marion county. I believe that every
Those who were appointed to solve Kirsch spoke on "Keeping the Boy on
bill*, and deride between what in rignt person who wilfully violates the law
In the meantine as soon as the engi about 35 people responded to an invita
and what l* wrong, in the intereata of should be punished. Thia ia societies’ the financial end of the Stayton Indus the Farm ," and Curtis Cole thought neers are released from the first sec tion to enjoy the evening at her home.
the taxp'.yvr, then 1 itak your support; only protection. Hut 1 do not believe trial School Fair responded to thq invi that live stock should play a large part tion, Salem to Mill City, they will open The rooms were tastefully decorated
that the docket should tie crowded with tation splendidly Saturday afternoon in the industrial fair. S. H. Heltzel up a camp beyond the lumbertown and with Shamrock leaves, evergreens and
if not then turn me down’*.
suggested that after a few more years push the work over the summit as soon ferns. Many games were played and
frivolous cases where conviction cannot
Insh songs sang. The color scheme
be secured. There is nothing gained in and the attendance wa* good and the the Fair could obtain an irriducible as the snow is gone.
A* a candidate for the office of School arraigning men iicfore a Court of Jus meeting was enthusiastic.
fund, the interest to be used, and thus
was carried in the dainty refreshments
Supt., W. C. Guuntt of Slayton ap tice only to have them discharged by
All were called on to state their views 1 perpetuate the Fair.
served by the hostess. Those who en
peared before the people aa*embled jurors on account of insufficiency of nnd after considerable discussion it was
Henry Smith and E. M. Olmsted told
joyed the evening were: A. Flood and
ami made some pointed remark* in re testimony, at the expeuae of the tax decided that the beat plan would he on 1 of some of the trials and troubles of
family, John Sandner Jr. and wife, J.-
gard to himself and hia candidacy. In payers of the county” .
the membership method. This will ob- the financial end of the Fair during the
T. Follis and wife, Ben Schaefer and
part he said; "Aa a (treat many of the
"There are many candidates here to i viate t h e necessity of begging for past two years, and W. R Harris and
In an official bulletin issued by head family, Curtis Cole and family, Liston
candidate* have informed you that they day, nnd we know not on whose brow funds for each year’s Fair, and will Andrew, Fery gave seme good advice, quarters, United States Marine Corps, Darby and wife, Chas. Schaefer and
were born on n farm and in Oregon, I the goddess ol victory will place her give t h e association a much better as did also E C. Downing and the Washington, appears the name of J. B. family, Carl Schaefer Sr., Misses Alice
aball haw to apologize to you for not floral wreath. 1 believe I will be your chance to get help from the» county. chairman Dr. C. H. Brewer.
Nash, who was recently promoted to Smith, Rosie Schleis, Annie Roidt, Ma
having been horn in Oregon nor on n next diatrict attorney, but if |>erchance
Oi.e thing very noticeable was the
Finally on a motion, a committee the rank of corporal, as having been rie Henkel Ina and Alta Harold, Mess
farm. This I admit ua being my mis I should be mistaken, I shall certainly j fact that all were in favor of the Fatr, composed of S. H. Heltzel, E. L>. Alex additionally commended upon bis quali rs Carl and Roy Follis, Emil Henkel,
fortune. Aa to my qualification* for support the candidate upon whom for- and that it was n good thing for the ander, Mrs. N. Geymer and Dr. C. H. fication as an expert rifleman in that Elmer Archambeau, George Schleis,
this position, 1 shall briefly state them. ! tune smiles".
children of all the districts including I Brewer was appointed 1 6 formulate peculiarly attractive branch of o u r Lawrence Roidt, Ralph Neal, O t t o
I was horn and educated in Indiana,
j Stavton and vicinity.
: plans, and rules for the Fair Associa armed forces. Corporal Nash, who is Mueller, Ralph Kelley, Loyde Chris-
being a product of the various school*
There were representatives from tion and present them at the Parent- a son of Mrs. Dora E. Nash of Portland man, and the hostess. Miss Bertha
While a battle was waged ns In the
of that atate. After completing a four , duty of diatrict attorney between Wal- eight or nine districts in all. A. P. Teachers Association March 24.
enlisted in the United States Marine Schaefer.
years course in one of the best high i ter Keyes and Walter Winslow, both
corps at its Portland recruiting station,
schools of Indiana, I attended the Uni candidates f o r that office, Guy C.
on June 23, 1914, and is now stationed
versity o f Valparaiso, t h e largest Smith took advantage of the turmoil
at Mare Island. Young Nash i s a EPWORTH LEAGUE
teachers training school in the world. by presenting a few absolutely original
nephew of Mrs. Jas Rossell of this
After teaching a few years, 1 studied remarks concerning Republicans and
AT HIS HOME HERE city, and is well acquainted in this vi
HAS A BIG TIME
law in the Indianapolis Law School for Republicanism ami the office of district
cinity and West Stayton.
two years. 1 came to Oregon in 1907 attorney.
About forty of the members of the
and have been teaching in this county
The Star Theatre was crowded to
Following a gradual weakening caus
In part, Mr. Smith said:
Epworth league and their friends gath
I ever since, I submit mv record a* a
WILL LEAVE FOR ALASKA
"This is my first offense as a candi capacity last Friday night to see “ Peg ed by illness and old age, Henry J.
ered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
tenrher and a citizen for your closest date for any office, as I have been con
'o My Heart” under the direction of Follis, one of Oregon’s oldest pioneers,
Gardner last Friday night to do justice
and a resident of Stayton for the past
tent to carry on my practice of law, Jack Waltemeyer.
" If I receive this nomination and am but now that I am in the race, (togeth
eighteen years, died at his home here
G. C. Eksman and G. P. Kearns ex to the program arranged in honor of
The Silverton Dramatic Club is to be Monday, March 20.
elected, 1 shall at all time* conduct this er with many, many, others.) let there
pect to start for Alaska m about a St. Patrick. The large rooms were
office entirely in the interest of educa be all of the joy of uncertainty, and complimented on the manner in which
Henry J. Follis was born in Maury week or ten days, where they will look tastefully decorated and green emblems
tion. I shall be ns erotiumical ua will heavenj bless the lucky one. We must they interperted the play, and the sue county, Tenn., November 7, 1832, and over the northern field with the idea of of the occasion were pinned to each
guest upon arrival. Irish jokes were
be compatible with efficiency. I come all conaidet one thing, however, nnd
cessful acting t h a t brought foith with his parents moved to Missouri in locating. Stayton people w il 1 miss told and games originating on "the old
before you on my mcrita us a teacher that ia that whi ther we are winners or
1839. At the age of* 20 years, young these young men, in the social circles,
and solicit your support from that losers in this race we must not forget cheers at every hit.
Follis caught the western fever and and wish them all kinds of good luck in sod” were played, while refreshments
prepared as only some of the women
to Oregon in 1852, buying land their new surroundings.
that our candidates for the Republican
specialists in this line, of Stayton.could
nomination are Republicans, and must meycr) says that »he was born in Vir south of Stayton in Linn county, the
prepare them, finished off the evening
ginia. and one must perforce believe most ot the same place still being held
Ivan G. Martin »ouniiol the cull for betid our best effort to secure their
to the delight of the large gathering.
several salient points to lie considered 1 elections for that reason. The differ
was united in marriage to Miss Mary Saturday night, March 25.
by the next legislature In his speech ence between Republicanism and De
make one assert thaj h e r mother’s Jane Williams, who still survives him.
FOR SALE OR TRADE
at the Republican mass meeting in mocracy can l>est lie pointed out by
name wa* really and truly O'Connell.
Three children were born to the couple, and good mask. Come.
, Salem Saturday. While each candidate simply comparing the difference be
That everyone was highly (.leased all of whom are still living. John T.
who spoke was allowed hut throe min- tween hard time* found during this ad
with the play goes without saying, and on a farm just across the river, Mrs.
Buick Runabout Auto, 1910 Model in
Utcu to present his views a* to the
several assert that it was the best that Susan Trask of this city and Wm. F.
FOR SALE—Almost n e w buggy good condition and a bargain for some
office »ought, several excellent talks ing the Republican regime".
and double harness. See Hamman’s one. Will consider horses or cows in
had ever been staged in Stayton.
also of Stayton.
tf trade or anything of value. See H. L.
"Peg” »imply captured the audience
In part, Mr. Martin said:
from her first appearance and held ber of the Baptist church since 1870,
Wright, Aumsvilie, I also have a Auc
"A fter all the voters must ha first
them prisoners to the end. Let us and was ordained deacon in 1888. He
tion sale ever Saturday afternoon of
considered by every candidate for the
have more shows like "Peg 'o My was a good citizen, loving husband and SUGAR! SUGAR!
Legislature, and the crying needa of
14 pounds for $1.00, only one $1.C0
father, and had many friends, which
the county must receive that candidates
The Illihee Club will meet in thu
To visit the Stayton Dairy. Come
was evidenced by the large crowd at worth to a family at Young’s Cash
primary attention” .
O. O. F. hall tonight.
"A primary subject is that of home
The funeral was held on March 22, at
industry, and the encouragement of milk I* tnken through. Located 4 blocks Blood Impurities are
new industries and manufactories. ) cast of 3rd Street. The beat way to 1 qiilokly removed sad systematic dis | the Baptist church in this city, Rev.
believe that t h e Legislature should find the qqality of milk Is to try it, eases properly treated by taking Nyal’s 1 Lawrence officiating. Interment was
eonsider those matters long and well, Stayton Dairy milk is used by more Spring Tome. Large bottle $1.0«) at in the Lone Oak cemetery.
as well as the m atter of assisting the than 76 families in Stayton,
Beauchamp’s, the Quality Drug Store.
st farmer to properly market his cropa.
The abolishment of useless commissions
CARD OF THANKS
Wm. Brotherton and wife were over
is, according to m / belief, entitled to from Jordan yesterday and ate dinner
J. W. Ray of North Santiam was in
« consideration just hs rapidly aa possi at the E. Shepherd home.
V e the undersigned take the oppor
tunity of thanking our neighbors and
frie ds for their kindness and helpful-
ne; . in the care of our husband and
father during his sickness and burial,
also for the beautiful floral offerings.
Mrs. M. J. Follis and family.
STAYTON INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FAIR
GETS A GOOD START SATURDAY
“PEG ’0 MV HEART”
DRAWS BIG CROWD
WOOL MOHAIR WOOL
We are in the market for Monair and Wool, and will pay the highest
market price. Sacks furnished Free. Large or small lots bought.
Phone us for quotations. Wo want your Mohair and Wool. We need
it in our business.
Custom Carding for Comfortors and Mattresses,
wool Recarded and Renovated.
Our colors art» Guaranteed, as we have enough dye to last.
NEW DRESS GOODS AND SUMMER UNDERWEAR
Come and see how the goods are made. You are
welcome whether you buy or not.
Sacks furnished Free if you sell to us.
in the drug business is a valuable asset.
Have y o u r prescription’s filled a t
Beauchamp’s and you get the advan
tage of years of experience.
Died—The infant daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Byron Robertson of Kingston
R. L. Putnam attended the eonven-
R tion of the Northwest District of the
WILBUR W OOLEN M ILLS Company, STAYTON, ORE.
w Christian church at St. Johns, t h i s
m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m u sM m — m u a m m m m a m ■f week. He will return Friday.
We are buying both mohair and
wool this season and will pay
the top market price.
Call or phone us before selling your clip. All deliveries
to be made at Stayton Produce Co.
Phone L. A. Thomas or J. W. Mayo