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THE STAYTON MAIL
Has the Largest Circulation of Any Paper in the Santiam Valley
24th. Year, No. 18
S T A Y T O N , M ARION C O U N T Y , O R EG O N , T H U R SD A Y , MAY 2, 1918.
Letters of Thanks
From Soldier Boys
Given Prof* Ford
Serial No. 1J 59
W e are closing out our
bulk garden seeds at
prices that w ill make
your w a r garden pay
To friends of Stayton and vi
The following letters from our
Tuesday evening the Stayton cinity:
I^ast Sunday the Methodist
church gave Prof. B. F. Ford soldier boys are self explanatory Schools gave a farewell reception
Am well and furthermore like
and family a farewell dinner. and show their appreciation of to Prof. Ford. A large crowd was it very well. I got my first ex
A fter the church services were what the folks at home are doing present and the evening was perience of military life at Camp
spent in playing games and hav- Lev is five months ago tomorrow.
over the Ford family were en for them.
U. S. S. Pittsburgh, March 80. ing a general good time.
ticed into the Lilly car and taken
It did not take me long to get
Mr. Ford was the recipient of acquainted, you bet not. From
for a Hhort drive and while thm To the Indies of Stayton:
I take this opportunity to ex- presents from the teachers, the a place called 166 Depot Brigade
w as taking- place the ludies of the
church were putting an elaborate press my most heartfelt thanks grade pupils and the high school I was transferred to a regiment
dinner on the tables in the Ma to the kind ladies that knitted in appreciation of his efforts as al company called Co. F 361 Inf.
T H I S T O R 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
sonic Hull where the Ford’s were and sent the knitted suit, which principal of the school. It *9 There I was for some time. Mv
tiken on their return. Imagine I sure appreciate and expect to due to his untiring efforts and rifle had to be cleaned three
their surprise when they wore be soon where they will be of interest in the school and corn- times a day.
munity that has brought the
ushered into a banquet hall tilled splendid use.
Thanksgiving day my brother
with tables heavily laden with a ll! The colors are very suitable in school up to its high standard Joe ard cousin H. F. Rauscher
the things that are tempting to , my branch of service.
Again I'a n d he will be greatly missed in gave me a very pleasant visit
the appetite of even a school thank you very much for the school, church and civic activities which 1 appreciated very much.
One day a bunch of us boys
1 beg to remain your as he took an active part in ali
A largu crowd was present and very sincere friend.
were called to get ready to leave
all joined in eating, drinking and
so were put on a train and sent
Norris L. Frank,
making merry and attesting the U. S. S. Pittsburg, rare Pcstmas-
to Vancouver, where I was since
high eHt<-em in which our beloved
a week before Christmas. One
ter New York, Marine Guard
principal is held. We are all
Somewhere in France Mar. 26. ~ morning bright and early we
U. S. M. C.
sorry to lose him, hut our loss is
were reported to leave at once,
The Indies Patriotic League:
Camp I/ewis, Wn„ April 17.
others gain, and would regret his
My dear friends: —I just re this being 5 a. m. Our rations
going very much more were it To Mrs. Tate and Ladi -s oh the ceived the package of cigarettes were given qa and we were then
not for the fact that he is to be Red Cross of Stayton;
and chocolate sent by you. I re- loaded in large auto trucks and
Please accept my thanks for ceived the sweater outfit and sent taken over to Portland. Notone
engaged in work that will help
our boys who are facing the en the woolen sweater and other you a letter at that time. You of us knew where we were go-
emy ’’over there.” May he live things donated for my comfort don’t realize how much these ing. We rode the cushions near-
long and his work pros|>er is the and use. I certainly appreciate jjrjfts are* appreciated by us fel- ly all day. Tht train had halted
the gift and will try to l»> worthy |owg These articles are prized time and again at stations, so we
\yish of the entire community.
STAYTON - OREGON
of the donation.
|jy every one 0f us and especially came to a little place called Cat-
W. H. Myers. Private,
so when they come from friends sop, Ore,
We ail had to get off
27 Co. 7 Bat. 166 Depot Brigade. from our own home. Thank you and stay for the night. Early
one and all very much.
next morning we all crawled in
The Stayton Flouring Mills
Camp I^ewis Wn„ April 3.—
Very truly yours
some trucks and started for the
have received word from the 'ad Red Cross Ladies of Stayton:
Glenn W. Porter.
camping place. It tt>ok us a cou
The Fedora' government has
ministration to notify ali farm-
1 received the suit o. k. and
ple of hours to make camp.
18th Engineers Ry.
cognizance of the fact that
ers tributary to this station who wish to thank the Red Cross la-
Have re-enlisted in the avia The High School, having suc Oregon is organizing a state mi
may have small lots of wheat ou ¡dies for i t We sure need some-
ceeded so well in other activities, litia and have wired the gover
bund urging them to bring it in i thing like that, because it is A TTENTION FA RM ERS
Seven of us boys in a tent, and w ill put on an entertainm ent in nor complimenting Oregon very
immediately, or take to their pretty cold up here at night.. I
the form of a Recital, May 10.
Owing to the Tact th at so many fun, oh ioy! Just come and see. There will be a trouble-smashing highly for being in the lead in
( remain very truly.
I will close my conversation
in this movement, stating that
shippers were not ready L. A.
farce of two acts, ” 0!ey from this was of great help to the gov
27 Co. 7 Bat 166 Depot Brigade Thomas has postponed shipping
Olsonville” well presented, show ernment as these troops will have
hogs until Tuesday May 7. Those* h*ave the rest to Uncle Sam’s
ing the troubles and mishaps of a a very tranquilizing effect upon
Mrs. Tate is also in receipt of having hogs ready should notify b°y9- We re out to get the kai-
on coming to America. the populace and in that way
I-eave your orders for castrat a , letter from Willie Smoke in him at once.
s e r’s goat
this fun-making feature, help to curb what otherwise
ing your colts with W. F. Fol- which he acknowledges receipt
--------------------P v t Andy Rauscher.
be several readings, might become a disturbing ele
The week of May 20 has been
lis. Dr. L W. Horn Veterinary of his suit. He has been in the
and otherwise, ment or a serious menace to the
Surgeon of Albany will be in hospital practically ever since designated as Red Cross week. V a n H E n d c l-S u S D iU C r
well render peace of the state.
town about May first.
he landed on the Atlantic coast. when the American public will
be asked to contribute $100,000,- . Mamie Van Handel the daugh-
Stayton is organizing one of
000 to that worthy organization, ter of Mr. and Mrs.
Subscribe for the Mail.
Subscribe for the Mail.
these companies and has almost
Handel and Joseph Susbauer ity will be pleased with it.
men to complete their organisa
were united in the holy bonds of
This will be under the auspices tion and every patriotic, able bod
t matrimony by Rev. Fr. Lainck of the High School directed by ied man over 18 years of age
Wednesday morning May 1st at Jean Mclr.turff Pearcv.
should show his loyalty and pa
9:30 o’clock in St. Boniface
triotism by enlisting a t onee.
There are nearly 4000 of thebe
! The bridesmaids were Kate
citizen soldiers in Oregon now.
Van Handel and Theresa Ditter.
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Schaefer Let us do our bit in this m atter
John Susbauer and Lawrence are in receipt of a souvenir from as in all else.
Van Handel attended the groom. France, sent by Glenn Porter, of
The bride looked charming in a which they are very proud. It
F. A. Siegmund and V. Dare
gown of white taffeta, while the is made in the form of a paper
Sloper were business visitors to
You know how important a factor In Your affairs your clothes are, but you probably
groom wore dark blue serge.
knife composed of a German shell
Portland Monday, making the
don't think much about it except when you’re buying them; and then a man's quite apt
A fter the ceremonies at the French and English bullets and a
trip in the Siegmund car. Mr.
church a splendid reception was U. S. Emblem.
to think more about what the clothes cost than about what they are.
Siegmund purchased a combine
given at the home of the bride. was all picked from the battle
harvester and incidentally they
An elegant wedding dinner was field.
This season "what they are" will be the vital question.
witnessed the launching of the
served at noon and the remain Anyone wishing to see the
ship that was launched there that
der was spent in various amuse same will find it on display at the
You've heard a lot about the excessive cost of wool; the facts about it are a good deal
ments that made the time pass jewelry store.
more than the words about it.
Mr. Trover, of the Trover A
quickly. Nearly all the relatives
Jack Pickford in that famous Wiegel Studio will be in Stayton
of both the bride and the groom
But the result of high-priced wool shows in one of two ways; either your clothes will
play, the Varmint, Saturday.
May 4 and 5.
have less wool in them or you'll have to pay more for them. If you buy cheap clothes
In the evening a dance was
that means you don't care for all-wool; there's no way to get all-wool at “cheap" prices
given in the C. F. Hall in honor
, of the newly married couple. Af
W e’re here in this business to be of service to you; and service to you means, as we
ter a pleasant evening of dancing
as we understand it, supplying clothes that are best for you.
•everybody left well pleased with
the days festivities and wishing
A lim ite d s u p p ly o n h a n d a c c lim a te d t o O r e g o n . If
THAT M EANS—
] the happy young couple all kinds
in te r e s te d c a ll a n d w ill s h o w y o u
of luck and happiness in their
Bishop All Wool Clothes
Hart, Schaffner & Marx Clolhes
Tuesday was little Miss Const
Beauchamp’s sixth birthday
$30, $25 TO $35
$25, $30 TO $40
i and in honor of the occasion sev-
|eral little guests were entertain-
At the old price and a large line to choose frorh
• ed at the Dr. H. A. Beauchamp
home. Games, ice cream, punch
• \ 1^1 *
for eggs until Saturday
and a birthday cake decorated
with six candles were enjoyed by
: the litt'e ladies, among whom
I were Mary Elizabeth Stayton.
NOBODY UNDERSELLS US
Martha Warren, Katherine and
Emogene Ford, Mildred Crab
tree, Hilda Trask, Jean Ficklin,
Louene Thomas and Zelma Luthy.
ESTABLISHED 15 YEARS
Billie Burke at Star Theatre
M AR K ETER S
Glenn Porter Writes
Highest Market Prices paid for your
Wool and Mohair in any quantity
Good Second Hand Sacks
And Twine for either for sale.
Custom carding done.
WILBUR WGGLEN MILLS CO.
More Help for
The Gym Fund
Oregon First Again
Good Field Seed Com
Wool Dress Goods
S2 WOOLEN MILLS
$5. $6 $7.50
$3.50 to $5
Special Price «*,»*■•*
W. F. KLECKER.