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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 , O C T O B E R I8,19I7-
23rd. Year, No. 42.
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Right Of Way Being
The railroad right o f way men
have been at work the past few
day» securing ¡the right of way
for the construction of the pro-
posed road and with the valuable
help of two o f our public spirit
ed men, namely, V. A. Good«*
and Geo. A. Smith have made
All of the right of way from
the Humphrey place to the Prat -
urn road has been stcured, Mr.
McKIhaney being the first man
lo sign up. Too much cannot he
said for the progressiveness and
public spiritedness shown by
Messrs McElhaney, Goode and
Smith; the former gave o f his
lund and the two latter gave
their time and service. It is
such encouragement and help as
this that tihows the railroad men
that we are in earnest and mean
business. Let a few more o f our
citizens get out and hustle and
the road will be a certainty be
fore the community as a whole
Mr. Husum the consulting en
gineer slated last week during
his visit here that he wanted to
know definitely by Nov. 10,
w hether the people here were in
earnest or not. so it is up to us
to put our Rhoulder to the wheel
and let everybody know that we
are a unit behind this propo
A numl>er of Stayton people
are planning to attend the Red
Cross benefit dance to be given
at Scio on Saturday night Oct.
20th. Some of the ladies who
have the dance in charge attend
ed the Red Cross dance here on
Saturday night and the say they
are going to do all they can to
make their dance just such a
Remembers Birthday "Somewhere in France'
Rei Cross Ball
Grand Success As a reminder that her hus Glen Porter writing his father,
band had passed another twelve-
month in his life’ s journey and
to assist him in celebrating the
event. Mrs. C. H. Brewer serve«'
dinner to a few friends at their
pleasant home on Third street
The dinner was all that could
oe desired to suit the taste o f an
epicure, was excellently served
and most thoroughly enjoyed.
After an evening pleasantly
spent in conversation the guests
departed with best 'wishes for
the host and hostess.
Those who enjoyed the hospi
tality of Dr. and Mrs. Brewer
were Mr. and Mrs. W. W. and
Miss Grace Eider. Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Hobson. Mr. and Mrs. E.
D. and Miss Mariai: Alexander.
The I all given by the ladies of
the Red Cross in the interests of
that organization at the skating
rink la't Saturday night was one
o f which the ladies in charge
and tho e who helped make it a
sucres* by their patronage, may
well be proud.
The decorations were beautiful
and the floor arrangement and
management were excellent. The
Talmadge orchestra sustained its
reputation for first-class music
and the order was exceptional.
The ladies in charge of the re
freshment booth and the check
ing department were Busy, as
well as thfwe who sold tickets and
all did efficient work. The girls
who sold the punch also added
their part to the success o f the
Promptly at 11:30 as advertised
a confetti battle ensued, which
Notice is hereby given that a
caused much merriment.
road district meeting will be held
The crowd was large, but all
A t Giles T h om as Barn
seemed to enjoy themselves. in Road District No. 32 in Marion
Without a doubt this was one of County, Oregon, on Thursday,
best events of the kind ever held the 1st day of November, 1917,
in Stayton, and the ladies in at 3:30 o ’clock p. m., for the pur
charge are entitled to unquaiifieu pose of preparing a budget pre
Credit for its success.
paratory to levying an addition-
After all expenses were paid j road tax in said district.
they had an even hundred dol
W. M. Bushey,
lars to turn over to the local Red
See Margurite Clark in “ Out
of the Drifts” at Star Theatre
At the conclusion o f the ad- j
dress of the two speakers at th e ,
Liberty Bond meeting in the high
school auditorium Friday evening i
Dr. Beauchamp will bring the |
matter o f food conservation be
fore the assembly, and will a p -!
point a committee in pursuance of i
the Food Conservation authorit-!
ies. A large attendance is desir
ed to hear theie important issues '
o f the day explained.
J. W . M A Y O
No need to let the winter weather catch you unprepared*
Our stock was never more complete and early buying
will give you your choice of the entire stock*
There never were better garments: material* workman
ship* style and price combine to make them worthy of
Hart Schaffner & Marx
Bishop All-Wool Clothes
The men you admire ire the men who weer our clothes
Boys Shoes W O O L E N MILLS Boys Clothes
ST O R E
136 N. Commercial Street
$8.00 pr sack
15c per dozen
It Pays you to buy Shoes for the Whole
Family at M arketeria Grocery Co. .
Velvet Rugs 27x54 inches ONLY $ 3 . 0 0
You Carry Home More Goods for
your Eggs at
T H E S T O W E T H A T U N D E R S E L L S B E C A U S E IT S E L L S F O R C A S H
H IG H
SCH O O L
G Y M N A S IU M
Seniors vs. Sophs.
Juniors vs. Frosh.
At the High school auditorium
Think of the price of grain ! I Friday evening our people will
and hay. Is it insured
have the privilege of listening to
¿gainst Fire? If not in
Judge Lawrence T. Harris, Jus
sure for four or six months
tice o f the Supreme Court, and
THE COST IS SMALL
Rev. James Elvin, of Salem, on
the subject o f the Second Liber
ty Loan. Both o f the gentlemen
are good speakers,and those who
attend will be well interested.
Everyone who possibly can sho’d
The Suitand Overcoat You Need
Second Liberty Loan S Friday 8:15 p. m.
Admission 15c. |
Now is the Time to buy your UN
DERWEAR and HOSIERY at
the RIGHT PRICE
J. H. Porter, from the above lo
cation, Rays as follows:
“ Dear father:
Just received a let
ter from Rex, the first mail I
have received since leaving the
U. S. You do not need to wor
ry if you do not t ear from me
very often, for we are not al
lowed to tell names, dates, refer
to our work or anything that
might give information should
they fall into the wrong hands.
Can just about tell that I am well
and like everything fine. If I
should get sick or hurt will let
This is the
country that I ever saw and one
can hardly realize that it is at
war unless close to the firing line.
The climate is very much like
California. Real warm here now
but cool of nights. Never saw-
such pretty fields and thousands
of acres of vineyards. It is rath
er hard to understand their lan
guage but get along all rignt.
Some of my letters you might
have to pay the postage on
have to use the U. S. stamps and
they are very scarce here, so we
are allowed to mail them with
out stamps. Would like to have
the Stayton paper ail right-
Better send it for only six months
this time. Our address is chang
Glen W. Porter,
Co. E. 18th Engrs. Railway,
Via New York, A. E. F.
M e th o d is t C h u r c h
Pastor W. J. Warren
Those who had charge of the
Red Cross dance wish to take
this means of thanking all for
their liberal patronage.
also wish to thank «a.11 who by
their donations of the hall, lights,
bunting, flags, punch bowl, dish
es, cooking utensils, etc., helped-
make the dance such a success.
As Chairman, Mrs. Wilbur de
sires to thank the various com
mittees and all others who so
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Doll were generously donated th’eir servic
given a complete surprise when es.
about twenty-five friends took
possession of their home Tuesday
Jim Thomas, wife and baby,
evening, the occasion being the came up from Salem and spent
birthday anniversary o f Mrs. the week end with relatives.
Mrs. A. J. Chance has moved
The guests went well supplied
from Kenton to North Santian.
with eatables, and sandwiches,
Miss Mae Smith, of Aumsville,
cake and pickiest and loganberry
is a guest at the G R. Munkers
juice were served. Games wrere
played and a very enjoyable home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Ringo ex
time was had until a late hour.
to leave Thursday evening
Those present were John Tho-
They will make
ma and family, Frank Kerber
and family, Mr. and Mrs. John
Kerber, Mr. and Mrs. John Stein-
berger, Mr and Mrs. L. A. Thom
as, Mrs. J. A. VanHandel, Pres
ton Burson, Misses Leona Frank,
Lizzie and Josephine Lambrecht
Roaie Rock, Ina Harold, Marie
Henkel, Clara and AnnieSpaniol,
Mary Lulay, Gladys and Verda
Hamman. Freda Allis, Messrs.
Joe Spaniol. Geo. Boedigheimer
and the host ar.d hostess.
Serial No. U 3 f
Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30
p. m. Sunday School 10 a. m.
Epworth League 6:30 p. m.,.
Prayer meeting every Wednes
day evening at 7:30.
Meeting'of the Sunday school
board the second Monday ‘ o f
every month at 7:30 p. m. O f—
fieial board meeting the
evening at 8 o ’ clock.
Gass Is Organized
The Young People's Class o f
the M. E. Sunday school organ
ized in a meeting held Oct. I® .
at the home o f their teacher,,
Mrs. Lons way. The officers are
as follows: Pres. Sam Warren,
Vice Pres , Melvin Nipple. Sec.
Gladys Hamman. Reporter, Ed
ward Warren, Sargeant at Arms
Morris Caldwell. There will be
a monthly business and social
meeting held at the homes of the
o f the class is Catch-My-PaL
Watch this Space
The dates for the Ellison-White
Chautauqua to be held here have
been arranged, and will be De
The managers write that the
entertainments to be given dur
ing the course will prove very
attractive and that they will
make good with the audiences.
It is safe to say that Stayton will
during this course be treated to
the best entertainments ever
Next Week for
W . F. KLECKER.
ESTABLISHED 14 YEARS