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About The Stayton mail. (Stayton, Marion County, Or.) 1895-current | View Entire Issue (May 20, 1920)
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 Y
2bth. Year, N o. 14.
W. H. DOWNING
STEELHAMMER DOES NOT
HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS HAVE
TO BE SPEAKER ON
WINS COUNTY DECLA
BELIEVE THAT THE 10 PER
SLUMBERS DISTURBED BY
CENT INCREASEON PROPERTY
HOP-GOBBLIN’S AND BEARS
IN COUNTY IS NECESSARY
Frances Freeman, a sopho Decoration Day will be observed
more o f Stayton High school, in Stayton May 30 and appropri
carried off honors for her School ate services and exercises will
Friday evening. May 14th, Abe Lulay and Bill Prichard lost when she won first place in the held at the cemetery.
after the annual Class Day Pro- no time in moving their blank- Marion County Declamatory Con
Memorial services will be held
gram, the Junior Class aceom- eta to another location,
Declaring that he does not be| Mr. Steelhammer said that he
gest for high schools, at the Sa in the High School Auditorium
panied by four members of the! Everyone was up at 4 a. m. lem high school auditorium, Sat Sunday. May 23rd. Rev. Reese, lieve that the 10 per cent in-believeá that through proper
faculty, left in cars for th e 1 and breakfast was over at six. urday evening, May 15. The of the Methodist church will de crease in property valuations in equalization of property values
Little North Fork about five Mr, Ford and Miss Moore left prize was a gold medal on which liver the sermon at 11 o’ clock in Marion county, that has been it would be unnecessary to im-
miles above Mehama for a two for Stayton so part of the bunch her name will be engraved.
All denomina imposed by the county assessor’s pose this increased assessment,
The boys were i started out to climb a ‘pinnacle’
Lindsey Doty o f Jefferson high tions are invited as this will be office, is necessary, O. A Steel-¡that has shouldered upon the
arrayed In there old clothes and They returned for dinner hungry won second place.
, hammer. Republican candidate ¡taxpayers of Marion county a
a union service.
carried guns of all descriptions as bears and found it was only
W. H. Downing win deliver for nomination in the primary i burden of about $4,000.000, in
Miss Freeman conpeted with
and considerable ammunition. nine o’clock
such schools as Salem, Silverton, an address at. the cemetery on election Friday, in a statement ¡increased valuation causing its
The girls had previously inter-1 Afternoon a party left for Jefferson, Scotts Mills and Aur Decoration Day.
this week explained his views in taxpayers to pay a state tax
viewed some o f our ex-soldiers Elkhorn and the rest o f the ora. Her work was far superior
levying assessments in the coun- greater than any other county
and ex-Oregon Guard men and crowd went fishing. Those who to that of the other five contes
! in Oregon.
went to Elkhorn report a won tants according to the opinion of
were dressed accordingly.
U / rrif r n n m m u r
“ No other county in the state
I f nominated and elected to
Those who went the judges, ae well os o f the
has found it necessary to make, the office o f county assessor. Mr.
The first two cars arrived at a derful time.
an increase like this.” Mr. Steel- Steelhammer said, he will con-
log cabin about three miles above fishing said “ the fish were no* large audience, which received
Last Friday, immediately af- hammer said, “ although each duct the office in such a business-
I her reading o f “ Some Other
Taylor’s Grove at seven thirty. '
ter the ball game, the Senior'’ county in the state is governed like, efficient and careful manner
Here they made camp. At half, A fte r supper the crowd sat Birds are Taught to F ly” from
left for its annual week-end
; in this respect by the same law. that such increase will be unnec-
Kate Douglas W iggin’s “ The
1 believe that it is an ;
not arrived, so a searching par- Willing and Wm. Prichard went Birds Christmas Carol,” with
M r. Steelhammer’s
the taxpayers of;
tv was sent out and they found 1 L.vons tor oil.
All was quiet intense interest and enthusiastic
the ballot is X84, a
was reported as the best the Marion county when they are
them gazing down upon Mill City Saturday night as the supply of applause.
seniors ever had, the weather compelled to pay this unjustified vote for which will mean a square
and exclaiming about the forest amunition had exausted and the
This selection is a delightful
roads being well in their increase.
deal for all.
fire they could see in the distance white bears were all chased away
work of a humorous nature, well favor.
which they later found out was. All were up early Sunday morn-
adapted to platform work and
About 8:30 that evening they
the consumer of the Hammond. *nK and
an(^ Fisher got
succeed in landing him in power.
at the springs and set up
breakfast; everything was.pack- ’ to Miss Freeman’s abilities,
M’MADV A Ain III lAUMCAAI
Charley McNary may salve his
Miss Freeman makes a grace- their camp. The following d a y ,'
Nine o ’clock and Ford and his ed and at nine the crowd started
Saturday, was spent in hiking;
conscience by an appeal
He told his tab*
On Sunday after-
drunk to Philip so-
o f woe between sandw itches and
is ever casy> and natural, has a
toon the class packed up and
be willing to risk
hot coffee. He had onlv had one
spledid speaking voice, and this started on its way home, visiting Nary?
the leopard chang-
blowout and two punctures.
combined with natural talent, un Oregon City, Portland the then
A fter supper all sat arsund
taking the Pacific highway home
“ And is he pro-German or an
But the people o f Oregon will
Before dinner the bunch start derstanding and willingness to All reported as having had a
the Ironfire and sang, and at a
follow him down the line.
late hour the bunch began to re ed for “ the slide’ so as to work work gives her the promise of i*;ry pleasant trip.
Wilson tried such an
They were told future success as a platform ar
tire to their feather beds of rocks up an appetite.
the last Congres
CARD OF T H A N K S
and one blanket.
A short time it was a mile away but when they tist. She will repeat her read
later Miss Bendler and Wava returned they riqxirted that they ing for the Benefit o f the high
We wish to thank our many
friends and neighbor« for theii
Brown went to the spring for a had walked ten miles and didn’ t
school students. Friday morning sympathy and help during our ¡spect to his family in the days row. Charley sohuld have re-
drink and returned screaming see the slide either.
at the student body program for ber<*avment. Also for the many to come: when the name o f Hi- membered that.
and breathless, telling o f a big
A fter the hike and dinner I>o
beantiful flowers. S ig n e d -
ram Johnson will be more o f a
white bear they had s^en and Willing got a funny spell and eighth grade graduates.
Albert Frank and Family
questions of our
wink his eye.
Bill Smith took entertained the whole camp.
it is now to ail decent Americans > weak minded friend:
his gun aud the three started The spell lasted all the way home
well wishers o f the world.
Yes, the Statesman has sup-
hack. Rill shot the bear alright for he stopped several cars on
which proved to be a large stump the way home and asked them if
Things were pretty quiet after they had seen his wife or his
¡Johnson, because he is a western ever since he was born,
that until Ix*o Willing remember dog.
man. Senator Chas. L. McNary
No, he is not himself a radical,
ing that he still had his gun
The hunch arrived home about
he is advising the support
along and wondering if it would half past four very sleepy and
Oregon friends of a man
still work, shot a hole through a tirSd but suoremely pleased with
main support is from the
five gal. can of water at the the outing.
of the red radicals.
head o f two of the boy’s bed.
The Junior class of Stayton Hi first, last and hick names of I entertain no fear of his boldness
Nor is Charley a pro-German
presented its annual class day students.
In other words, Charley Me- or an anarchist.
But most o f
one of fourteen Marion County program in the high s£hool audi
The girls’ quartet looked very
candidates for representative. torium, Friday afternoon. May charming as they came dancing arch demagogue; that he is train-, in the United States are for Hi
Besides having served Marien 14. The program was consider- in, dressed in dainty summer ing with pro-Germans and pro- Johnson.—Salem Statesman,
success for the large audience
county in the Housp he once rep
costumes with arms filled with everything else opposed to Amer-
thoroughly enjoyed the varied
flowers, to sing their song, “ Say ican ideals, merely to get votes,
resented the Harney-Malheurdis
One o f the candidates for the
It With Flowers.” SilvaSestak. as he has always been all things
trict. Davy is a gifted news costume work and readings.
Legislature in Marion county is
Wava Brown and Ciara Minden to all men in California for the |
I have four patterns o f silver
paper man and singularly im
The program opened with the
composed the quartet. The class sake of political preferment.
referred tr in the following lan
pressive pub'ic speaker. He al
But he Will calm down and ware A 1 goods that I am offer
prophecy was very cleverly writ
guage by the Oregon Voter,
ing at the old price less 25 .
ways exercised a great deal of
ten by the students and was read “ yield to the overpowering force
whose editor. C. C. Chapman, is
These articles are below manu-
next number was a speech by
¡of public opinion,” if his present
by Ed Kleeker.
, influence in any session of which
prices today, so don’ t
one o f the most intelligent, fear
the class president, Leo Willing
camouflaging and grandstanding
he was a member.
His record in which he told o f the many
A number which was especial
and appealing to the arch enem
less and impartial critics among
has been excellent." Mr. Davey successes and achievements of ly pleasing to the audience was íes of the United States shall Galbraith, Jeweler.
the male quartej' “ Tumbled Down
“ Ex-Speaker F’ rank Davy is ; is No. (>fi on ballot.
The faculty meeting was a Shack in Athlone. “ the bovs, Leo
chacteristic impersonation of the Willing. Norval Fisher. William
high school teachers discussing and Worth Smith were heartily
school discipline. Dressed in ap-J T ° re<* nnd ,re8P °nded, with a
propriate costumes Gerald Finley
l’ !.1*** »Utty.
She fold Me
took the part of Prof.
F'ord, So.” Albert Lulay gave an in
Do you R e
William Smith represented Miss teresting interaction of "Soul-
I)ake: Bo Smith. Miss Bendler; ful Sam-’ a war i * * " 1
Ef) Kleeker, Miss Mickey and v,t>e’ and Wava Brown and Si,va
F ille r,
Miss Moore. |estak danced t h e Highland
In T h e Pictures
Clara Minden pleased the audi- F ling in Scotch costume,
ence with her piano solo “ In the
The program closed with a
stunt "The Evolution o f a High
The Spanish Opera was a stunt ^School Boy” a little sketch writ-
vvhich was greeted with applause, bm by the students showing the
Stage manager Lulay introduced j f ° ur stages in the development
the famous and very charming °l an ordinary high school boy.
Spanish prima donna. Señora ( 'lara Mielke read the sketch
Rosa Maria Spaniola (Ella Span- ¡ while Norval Fisher as the in-
^ol) and the gallant Spanish hari- foot Freshman, was wheeled
tone Señor Leon Macaron (Leo aliout in a baby carriage by
Will.ng) who sang the light nurse, Leo Willing,
Big Dance at Beauchamp's
opera “ The Romance of a Fisher Nuys acted as the silly sopho
Hall after the Show
Bov” , which was a love story, more. Bo Smith as the dashing
composed by the members of the Junor and Ed Kleeker as the
class, in which they utilized the dignified senior.
WfctK fcl/D UUliJMb
AS TO CHARLEY
m NAKY ANU HI JUnNSUPI
JUNIOR CLASS PROGROM
PRESENTED TO LARGE CROWD
AT HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
A T S TA R T H E A T E R
Two Complete Shows Price 15c-30c
Lloyd T. Rigdon
Stands for Economy and Efficiency
Break up the Monopoly
Existing for 24 Years
Elect a Younger-a More progresive
M A N
Member Pioneer Family