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About The Stayton mail. (Stayton, Marion County, Or.) 1895-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 3, 1918)
E J Bell
W. F. Kleeker
K Ed. Smith
C. N. Korrett
C. R. Lee
A. C. Thomas
J. H. Quinn
W B. Munkers
W. E. Chrlsman
G H. Toellee
V. P. Lancefleld
E. J. Mack
Mrs. Ada Tate
C. J. and C. E. Selbel
C. H. Brewer
H. A. Beauchamp
E. C. Titus
J. T. Hunt
IV. A. Riggs
Mrs. J. H Missler
J. H. Missler
Milford Z. Allen
Leo J. Rock
C. A. Beauchamp
C. S. Clark
A. D. Murphy
Edmundson & Pelm ore
Rudolph J. Kusey
L. R Lilly
L. S. Lambert
Nettie M. Downing
E. C. Downing
Mrs. M. J Downing
A. L. Murphy
C. A. I.uthy
W arren Richardson
A. C. Stowell
Mrs. O. W. Humphrey
Emma W ilbur
J. P. W ilbur
W. R. K eefer
Stanley A. Starr
Albert T itle .
George A. Smith
N. J. Gehlen
J. M Ringo
W . N. Pintler
W R. Ray
Frank I. Jones
N ellie E. Jones
C. B. McElhanev
Mrs Eliza E. Hawley
B. A. Schaefer
Mrs. J. O. Tate
F. F. Foster
W. E. Chrlsman
J. A. Hendershott
W. M Follis
W . J. Hewett
Chas. D. Stayton
J. R. Gardner
J. A. Wourms
L. C. Bailey
W illiam Kerber
M. A. Peterson
W D. Hurt
F. J. Reisterer
Mrs. Lizzie Alexander
B. F. Fresh
Mary F. Cole .
F. M. Fresh
John Allan Clark
W . H. Hobson
C. E. Taylor
C. E. Kram er
A. D. Gardner
J. S. Steinberger
FO R M ER SCHOOL' P R IN C IP A L
W R ITE S FROM FRAN CE
have never read in books, and so
many things I have read in books
have been so contrary to what I have
experienced and observed, that if
ever I do get back I may be able to
The French people are the most
kind and polite people that I have
ever had any dealings with. I never
dreamed of so much of it in any one
race of people. It has been a won
derful experience for me to profit by
when I get home.
Since I began this letter with such
a sad tone 1 have rather “ eased up”
and feel much better because, well,
you know the because.
I wish that I had time to write
every one of you a personal letter,
but this I am unable to do because
I really haven’t the time during these
I have ordered the Stayton Mail
sent to me and while that w ill be a
great tonic for me, there is nothing
that would take the place of letters
from my students.
Just remember, anyway, that I
think o f you many times every day.
Yours very truly,
— Burgess F. Ford.
12rue d' Ageusseau,
W i 111 i 1 '
-'J he B ugle C all
AMERICA MAKES 6000
— — —
Hoovers Hopes Aro Exceeded
Remarkable Rssu'tx at End of Food
Administration'» • «Hret Year Prove*
Voluntary Syeten. Was No Mistake
—Confidence That People Will Con
tinue Patriotic Conrervation Efiorta
la Felt at Washington.
W. B. Ayer. Federal Food Adntnis
trator for Oregon, earnestly directs ,
atteution to some excerpts from a ru
cent official summary, at the end of
its first year’s work, of the United
States Food Administration’s alms
methods and results. Those excorpts
are given below:
“ When the U. S. Food Admin'strn
tlon undertook the work of conserving
and mobilising America's food re
source«, there were three methods of
approach possible in handling the
problem, these methods of control be
tn$ rationing, high prices aud vuluu
The Three System».
“ The introduction of rationing Into
this country would have resulted in
an inevitable reaction. It would also
mean a tremendous expenditure. On
the basts of the rationing system
adopted by European countries for
certain staple foods, it wou’d require
I4.800.00t* a year for the printing of
the necessary ration cards; it woutd
demand one official for every 1.000
fcmilier to take gare of d stributien
under this system; in fact, on the
European basts, about 845,000,000 a
year would be required to administer
the rationing system in this country.
"Control of consumption by high
prices was obviously too unfair to
merit consideration in such a country
as ours, meaning as it must, conserva
tion for the rick at the expense of the
"The voluntary system, baaed upon
•ducatiea and publicity (the third al
ternative), was selected because of
the moderate expense Involved, and
because of the opportunity it afforded
to uae the great desire of loyal Amer-
lame to serve their country.
"The results of the voluntary control
* t food have been enormous. The sur
plus of the 1917-18 wheat crop, based
an normal consumption, would have
been 80.000,000 bushels. If the present
rate of saving by the American people
continues, we shall be able to deliver
to our Allies from this crop possibly
170.000. 000 bushels of wheat, of which
160.000. 000 will represent the volun
tary savings of the American people.
This delivery of wheat has enabled the
Allies to meet the more immediate
and pressing bread neods of their peo
ple. and to keep up the bread ration
af their soldiers.
“ As to our exports of meat, the re
sults of conservation are even more
remarkable. The analysis of figures
in regard to hogs indicates that we
were 5.000.000 to 7.000.000 hogs short
when the conservation campaign was
started. Before the war. the average
monthly export of hog products was
about 50,000,000 pounds. In March.
1918, we exported 300.000.000 pounds
and can see our way clear, with the
present saving and production, to go
forward at this rate for an Indefinite
period. Before 1914. we were export
ing from 1,000,000 to &.000.C00 pounds
of beef per month. After the Euro
pean war began, there was an In
crease to about 28.000,000 per month.
Now, we are exporting at the rate of
130.000. 000 pounds of beef per month
and. with the continuation of conser
vation and production, there is no
reason to anticipate a material reduc
tion in these figures.
Great Offensive Needed.
"The winning of the war depends
•pon the development of grfat offen
sive strength on the part of the United
States. This offensive must include
ships, men, supplies and food. With
the increase in the size of our Army,
there Is a necessary decrease in our
hound to vary with seasonal condi
“ The only safe procedure for us and
for the Allies is to provide enormous
reserve stocks of staple foods, both
here and in Europe, to meet any ernes
gency which may arise. In a later
period of the war. to have to stop in
a critical phase of it in order to jgit
nnusual emphasis upon agricultural
production, might be fatal to our final
“ There mast be no let down in the
program of conservation until the new
harvest. Heartened by our success
and by the spirit of devotion and self-
sacrifice »hown by the American peo
ple, we must go ahead more than ever
convinced of our responsibility to
those who fight with us and to thoes
unfortunate peoples who look to us
as the one s«urce of the food supply
necessary to keep them from destruc
In France and England.
"Ths A meric» 7 Labor Mission Just
home from Lonuon. was appointed by
President Wilson to make a study of
conditions in England 'and Franca. Of
its nineteen members, nine are from
the American Federation o f Labor,
two of whom are women. The others
represent every social element of the
Amnrtcan people. This mission made
a comprehensive study or conditions
in the Allied countries, and before
leaving Londen for America, issued
the following statement regarding
“ ’Since landing in England, all mem
hers of the committee have visited a
number of cities and interviewed a
large number of people regarding the i
food situation, as well a* othor mat-
“ THE CLADEK GARRAGE”
Summons all the force* and mourcea of the Republic to
the drfenae of Freedom
AND MACHINE SHOP
THE OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
which the United States authorities have ranked as one of the
fifteen distinguished institutions of the country for excellence in
military training, has responded to the call. The College it
distinguished not only for us military instruction, but
DisrtHuinsMKD also row —
ha strong industrial courses fur nten and for wotneitt
IlMriinliani Comewiev, Kaetnswtas. Fotvtitz
Home t Hiinki. Minins. Ftinimsey, snJ
Its wholesome, purposeful student life.
Its democratic college spirit.
Its successful graduates.
Students enrolled last year, J45}) stars on its service flags. u j 8.
over forty percent representing uthcers.
College open* September 23, 1918
rat initial, mw I!lu.u,l«J H-ok:rt, nnJoti'ei lolor.ntu, 11 mils to the KaetsSttl, CSrvaUb. Om»o*
A C ETY LEN E WELDING
All Kinds of Repairing done at
Battery Charging. All kinds of aaaeaHorie«.
( iuk and Oils for sale
Ail my work is Guaranteed First Class
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Cook in Cool Comfort
We have a large line of the
best oil cook stoves on the
market in all sizes such as
American troops have crowded hundreds of ship* this up-tug and sum
mer. pouring through British and French port» on their way to Chateau
Thierry and the Alsne-Mame front. So continuously do the column» of
Americana march tbiough British channel po.la to embark for France that
the English residents call it “ the endless line” .
Fourth Liberty Ia>an Bonds will provide more and bigger ships for
more, but not belter, soldiers to help the Hun in his retreat to Berlin.
WOMEN AND THE W A R
B y M R S . H E N R Y P. D A V IS O N
Treasurer War Work Council
National Board Y. W. C. A.
Women of every race
In an Illinois prairie towu lives r. inspiration.
The N *k
w idow who launders seventeen
.t ■ uu creed are Its ward
ket» of wash a of the War Work Council la tremend
week and every ous.
night thanks God
When the United Stales ente:ed
(or having p u t 'he great war the Young Women's
into the | Christian Association was, as alwuys.
hearts of women. I working among women.
To her came one j call to new duties Its members did
d.-fi a Ict'er from
,.nut abandon their old res|K>nsihllltle».
her only eHJYf" H-
The War Work (Council was formed
was then at Camp
as an emergency __ measure to take
care of the women who were caught
learning to lie a
iu seme of the mazes of war. Just as
ter begged her to the parent organization has taken
rome and toe him ca e of them through many years of
before he w a s >e«< e. Tlte vnried activities decided
ipon bv the War Work Council fol*
sent to France.
The m o t h e r ow closely ttie needs of the d iffe r
nt comm inlties of the country. Sec*
opened the tin
bank in which •etarirs trainxl in the methods of
phe had been hoarding her dimes and the organization
quarters against this day. The money broadcast. Tuey were instructed to
was scarcely enough.
Nev.rtheles- teport to the National Board of the
She walked the first Young Women's Christian A soela-
Then her strength tions in New York the lines of work
which could tie beat followed in the
gave out. and she took a traiu.
She did not know that visitors to various localities. These secretaries
Camp Funston stay in Junction City, work in close cooperation w ith min
eleven miles away. Ho she got off ister*. worn« 11 h club*, chambers of
the train at Fort Riley. An officer ominerre. churches, military offleials,
set her right and she reached Junc and charitable societies.
tion City after dark. Somehow she urd of u day's doings of a secretary
found a rooming-house.
Some on-. -ends like a novel, an economic
tlK-re stole five dollars from her— realise, and a psychological es«ny
fiv<r of the precious dollars she bad all compressed Into a llne-a-dny entry.
A secretary sent out by the War
earned over the wash tub and saved
Terror-stricken, she Work Council* must be equal to any
crept out of the house when no one untergency. Miss Lillian Hull at Chil-
llcotfce, close by Camp Sherman, hal
ving along the street at nightfall
nater in the night a soldier found
her trembling in the street, and took came upon a forlorn couple. A Fin
her to the rooms of the Young Wom nish »oldier had found a Job for hts
wife, so that she might come on
en's Christian Association, room
When she arrived
which the War Work Council had from Cleveland.
opened as a clearing-house lor trou ,ho was refused the place because
The poor frightened woman the sp o k e no English. Their money
was put to bed, but she was too ‘•ad been all spent on the rullroad
miserable to sleep. The matron got 'are, and the soldier was due back
up at daybreak, built a fire, and com at Camp. The sltuotion was bad.
forted her. The son’s commanding
Thank.-i to Miss Hull a Chlllicothlan
officer was reached by telephone housewife now hus an industrious
early in the morning, and the boy ind grateful domestic, a soldier is
rame to his mother on the first trol happy, and a soldier’s wife Is safe.
ley-car he could catch.
Army folks often benefit even mors
The two spent long, lew-voiced llrectly from the secretaries' work.
hours together, perhaps the last In Bremerton, Washington, a secre
hours they will have this side of tary was accosted on the street by S
heaven. Every moment was as pre tailor. She was a slender woman,
cious as a month had been last year. and he had mistaken her for a girl,
The old lady had still one present
"May I walk along with you?” h «
worry. The boy's bad cold might turn asked.
Into pneumonia if she left him. But
•Sutely,’* she rsplied with mature
»lie had not money enough to stay inderstanding and Intuition. “ What
another night and buy a ticket home. is the matter? Are you homesick?"
When the matron told her that her
The lad's story caine out with •
bed was free, she broke down and lush.
cried and cried.
hopelessly, despairingly heartsick that
“ I did not know there wai a* much he was on the verge of deserting.
pity left In the world,” ahe sobbed
But this woman gave him genuine
She stayed till her boy's cold war ! sympathy and encouragement.
better. Then she went back to her | saved him to his country.
seventeen washings and her memo
From north, south, ea it and west
these pioneer secretaries sent in
Because of the certainty of just their reports. The appalling sise of
such cases as this was Governments! j the undertaking was revealed to the
sanction given to the activities of the I War W01 k Council. 8y»tematlzatHm
War Work Council of the Y. W. C. A. of the work waa the first step. Out
From the Pacific to the Alantic Its of the multitudinous pha <es certain
Every state In the ! lines of work were revealed.
Union has Its members. Urgent ap
(Coni in usd ____1
peals for halo ewe its cause and its
I Perfection and Blue Flame Stoves
These makes are too well
known to need description,
with one of these stoves you
will be able to do your cook
ing in a cool kitchen
J LILLY HARDW ARE CO.
Children Cry for Fletcher’s
T h e K in d Y o u H a v e A lw a y s Untight, nnd vlth-h has been
lu use fo r over ItO years, Iios borne tlio signature of
and bus been m ode u n d er his p er»
Honal supervision since H i Infancy.
A llo w no one to deceive you In this.
AH Counterfeits, Im itation* and **.Inst-ns-|food *’ tire but
E x p e r im e n t!* that trifle with and e n d a n g e r (he health of
in iu u ls and C hildren—Experleneo ugalm a Experim ent.
What is CASTO R IA
C n»fnria Is n harm less substitute fo r Castor O il, P n ro .
porlc. D rops and Soothing Syrups.
It is pleasant. It
contains neither O pium , M orphine n o r otb* r Nnreotlo
substance. Its age is its gu aran tee. It destroys W orm s
nnd allays Feverishness.
F o r m ore than thirty years It
litis been In constant use for the relief of Constipation,
f latulency, W in d Colie, all T eething T ro u bles nnd
IH arrlio 'a.
It regulates the S to m a c h and llow els,
assim ilates the F ood , g iv in g healthy ami natnrul sleep.
Tlte C h ild ren 's P a n acea—T ho M oth er's F rien d ,
I Bears t h e Signature of
In Use For Over 30 Years
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