Oregon H U lortrul Hnrlcty THE STAYTON MAIL H as the Largest Circulation of A n y Paper in the Santiam V alley— It Covers the Territory Like a Blanket. ¿3rd. Year, N o . 11. 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 A R C H 15, 1917. and hand clapping hurst forth several times while he was de livering his speech. He urged the importance of a united stand the direct supervision of men at the back of President Wilson M anufacturing Plants who know the business from be which brought forth applause ginning to end. quick and sharp like a rapid fire T h a t are in Both Mr. Sestak a n d Mr. battery suddenly turned loose, Thomas are live, wide awake and argued th at Christianity was our M idst business men and put their pro Payrolls of Great Benefit ducts on the market at prices as the foundation upon which nation must be built if it was to to any Community-All reasonable as you will hind any endure; that the church was the where and are making a success leading factor i n building Industries Should of their business. be Encouraged character and that the Sunday School came next; that the pub Last Friday evening t h e Under this heading we are GOVERNOR WITHYCOMBE lic school was one of the mould Parent-teacher association met giving the Stayton Meat Market ing forces of inestimable value. in theH. S. auditorium and listen- apace as the proper classification A T M. E . CHURCH He also claimed that some histori- ed to a very interesting program, of this institntion should be un ans seemed to value little the In the absence of Dr. Brewer der the manufacturing plants as work and spirit of Lincoln, as in the president Mrs. G. L. Brown you will see from a further per The main auditorium and the a certain history but a small vice president presided over the usal of this article. Epworth League room was filled paragraph had been given to this meeting. The program was The Meat Market is one that with the crowd last Sunday night man, who according to the gov- opened by the H. S. school or- any citizen of the commnnity to hear Governor Withycombe ernor was the greatest who ever chestra which was up to its can be proud of as it is on a par and the program arranged for lived with the exception of the standard. The general subject with shops in cities three and the patriotic service. The gover Christ and this fact, that such for discussion was “ The Moral four times as large as our city. nor came to this city accompanied as Lincoln was so treated by the Standard of a Community” and The dairy and food commissioner by Dr. R. E. Lee Steiner, Miss historian referred to, showed the different phases of the sub- when he was here last, reported Lulu Walton a teacher in the that patriotism and the patriot ject were handled by persons everything around the shop and McKinley school of Salem, and should receive a higher valuation familiar with the particular sub slaughter house to be in first the doctor’s son Milton, while in the minds of the people, than ject assigned t h e m ; C. E. class condition from the stand another car, th at of Dr. R. W. given them in the instance men- Daugherty and Miss Poley being point of cleanliness and sanitary Walton of Salem contained Mrs. tioned. 1 the only ones present to discuss conditions. Walton, Miss Grace Smith, Religion and education must the subject did their part, In addition to running a Meat and Dr. Walton's father and sis get due attention claimed the Miss Marian Alexander sang Market, the proprietors, Messrs ter. As part of the program, speaker who held also th a t a “ One Fleeting Hour” in her own Sestak and Thomas have a re Miss Lulu Walton told the story nation must give the right val inimitable style, she was accom frigerating plant and ice manu of “The Two Old Soldiers” and uation to the size of its guns. panied by the orchestra. The facturing plant and instead of gave a solo, while Miss Grace And this latter must not be ig High School choras directed by depending on shipping ice or on 8mith a teacher of the Capital nored if the nation was to be Prof. Hoffer favored the meet some unsanitary and obsolete city also, rendered a solo. Mrs. prepared for eventualities. ing with a song—“ When you cooling system are able to keep J. Walter Mayo and S. A. Starr Principal Gauntt introduced come to the end of a Perfect their meats and fish on ice at all of Stayton sang “ Hold Thou My the chief executive in a short Day.” There was a discussion times, also supplying the local' H and." Following the service address replete with thought-j le i by Miss Bassett about the demand for ice. an informal reception was held fully chosen and very fitting program and Basket Social to be They go to the farmer and in honor of the governor and statements commending t h e given for the benefit of the gym- buy his hogs, sheep, cattle or the visitors from the seat of the governor and his work whi:hi>,,asium fund at-the formal open- calves take them to their own state government, after which brought applause from the audi- ¡ng of the gym March 23rd. slaughter house, do their own the guests spent an hour or more ence, and urging the peoples Leo Klecker, Roy Follis and butchering, cure the hams and at the home of Rev. and Mrs. E. favorable attention to the com Wanda Brown were introduced bacon, render the lard and pack B. Lockhart where light refresh munity program being but on by Miss Bassett and all made it in cans and sell to the retailer ments were served, they being Sunday evenings at the church. some remarks as to the plans or consumer. Manufacture the assisted by Mr. and Mrs. Lilly they have on foot for the open sausage they sell you, grind the who were well acquainted with ing of the gymnasium and swell Don’ t fail to see Ne’er Do Well green bone for chicken feed. In Governor Withycombe when he ing the fund. Prof. Gauntt fact work up all of the animal lived in Corvallis before his ele at the Star, Saturday March 17. closed the meeting with a few Prices 15 and 25 cents. into food that can be utilized for vation to the governorship. remarks followed by a selection th at purpose and best of all it The governor was given a Good Oak Posts for sale. 15 by the orchestra. is done at home by and under hearty reception by the audience cents each. Chas. Gehlen. STAYTON’S INDUSTRIES L ocated r PARENT-TEACHERS ASSOCIATION MEETING LOYAL SONS ENTERTAIN Every Day New Goods Are Arriving— I T hese goods w e contracted for six m onths a g o — and som e staples nearly a year ago. Y ou’ll see the value o f our ex perience in the W oolen business w ill be to you. Your suit will be all w ool and the color will be fast and the price will be the sam e as you have a lw a y s paid. u Special values, $12.50, $i5.oo $16.50 D Serial N o. 1100 GYMNASIUM COMPLETED that it will not be profitable to Stayton High School has | | resow to spring oats unless much more than half the fall-sown oats a Building now for were winterkilled, according to the United States Department of Athletics Agriculture. It is best to delay Student Body Deserving of Much reseeding a few days until it cun be determined definately whethc r Praise for Carrying this work or not there is a sufficient stand to a Successful Com to justify leaving the crop to pletion nature. Fields where it is certain that this crop was destroyer] by At a parent teachers-meeting cold may now be sown to spring held in the early part of last oats with fair prospects for r ro- November the subject of a gym fitable yields if the seeding is nasium for the school was dis done in early march. Only the cussed and it was the consensus most fertile land should be sown of opinion among those present to oats in the spring, as this crop that such a building was needed will not yield well from spring so with the encourgement of seeding on poor land. those present the H. S. student The best varieties to sow at body started out to build a gym. this time are Burt, Fulghum, Rod And it is no wonder that success Rustproof, and Appier. The land crowned their efforts for with should not be plowed, but the their undaunted spirit and en- surface should be loosened by thusiasim they would do almost disking or thorugh harrowing anything, nor was their spirit and the seed drill in. and enthusiasim all that they If a grain drill is not availah e had, they have manifested a de the seed may be sown broad cast sire to work with their hands, and covered by discing and har and the result of their efforts rowing. The best rate of seeding combined with the support of ¡3 about 3 bushels of good seed citizens of the community is now to the acre. manifest to the eyes of the world in the magnificent building that adorns the N. E. corner of the school grounds. The building now stands ready Miss Ella Williams assisted by for occupancy and while r.ot her Sunday School class of boys completed in every detail by any gave a party at her home n means, answers well a major Tuesday afternoon for Elvin Wed portion of the purposes for which dle who will soon move to Salem it was built. In this enterprise to reside. The aiterw x n was the student body cannot be too pleasantly spent in playing games highly commended, the boys popping corn and puliine taffy have cut $86.00 worth of wood, and the shades of evening were and have done about $100.00 faUing before the merry crowd worth of work on the building noticed how the time \va3 flying while the girls are performing then after thanking their kind their task of raising their share hostess for the pleasant time and of the fund with the same alac bidding their little frien ! rood rity displayed by the boys. The bye. they departed for their gymnasium is 56x70 feet and homes. Those present were, El about 40 feet to the comb with vin and Wendell Weddle, Lee an abundance of room for ath Tate, Uriah Silhavy, Kenneth letics and spectators. and Vernon Smith Loyd Schafer The formal opening of the Ray Sweat and Clinton V/en ’ell. building will take place Friday evening March 30th at which time the public is cordially invit ed to come and see what has been prepared for them in the way of an entertainment, Basket Grant Murphy went to Salem ball, basket social and witness yesterday to receive his apt oint the results of the H. S. in erect ment as deputy assessor for this ing the gym. precinct, Mr. Murphy, who suc ceeds Geo. Keech. is a well known RESEEDING WINTERKILLED OATS and competent young man who will fill the position satisfactorily He was raised in Stayton and not The extreme cold weather in only knows every piece of proper the Southern States during the first two weeks in February ty in the precinct, but is a good caused much winterkilling of fall judge of values. FAREWELL PARTY The Loyal Sons class of the Christain church closed a four weeks class contest Sunday Mar. 4th and last Friday evening the losing side entertained the win ners. They met in the Sunday school room of the church where they indulged in games and Prof Hoffer favored them with sev eral readings and Lois Bracken with a recitation. They then ad journed to the home cf their teacher Mrs. Ed Young where a two course luncheon prepared by Mis3 Wilma Ware and Miss Cora Smuck was served to the delight and satisfaction of all present. sown oats. The yield from fall- C. Silvernagle of Jordan was sown oats is so much better than a Stayton visitor Tuesday. from spring-sown oats, however, DEPUTY ASSESSOR APPOINTED Ordinance No. i 2 q Hart Schafmer & Marx Are out w ith the sam e guarantee they have alw ays issued — all W ool goods—-and a guarantee o f absolute satisfac tion in fit and w ear. Prices $20, $ 25, $30 SALEM WOOLEN MILLS STORE D I Section 30 It shall be unlaw ful for any person to allow their chickens or other domestic fowls to run at large within the town of Stayton, between the first day of March and the 15th day of October. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be fined in a sum not less than $1.00 nor more than $10.00. CHAS STAAB Marshal. D 10^1 LECTURE ON DRAINAGE l’rof. J. E. Larson, extension specialist on agronomy, will give a drainage demonstration on the farm of W. H. Barber, rfear the Cole school house, three miles south of Stayton, on Tuesday March 20th. Everybody interesed in the subject in the subject is cordially invited to be present. New and Complete Line of EARTHENWARE Milk Crocks, Pots, Jars from 1 gallon to 25, Jugs, Bed Pans, Chambers or P i thing you want in this line, we ha G E T O U R P R IC E S A full line of Overalls, Kuaki Pants and Work Shirts 8 Bars Good Laundry Soap, 25 Cents Don’t forget to take advantage of Designer offer for March Only G IV E U S A C A L L A N D M A K E M O N E Y W. F. KLECKER.