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About The Stayton mail. (Stayton, Marion County, Or.) 1895-current | View This Issue
26th. Year, No. 19
STAYTON. MARION COUNTY. OREGON. THURSDAY, JUNE 24. 1920
Are You A Hustler? Get Busy and Win the Grand Prize Maxwell
PROMISES TO BE THE
BIGGEST AND BEST EVER
HELD IN THIS SECTION
HENRY MILLER SUCCUMBS STAYTON CAME HOME
AFTER OPERATION FOR
WITH MOUNT ANGEL’S
SCALP LAST SUNDAY
PLENTY OF ROOM AND PRIZES
FOR MORE HUSTLERS IN RACE
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
Stayton’« ball tossers journey
ed to Mt. Angel larft Sunday and
proceeded to clean up on that
town in the way of a ball contest. A W ealth of Prizes Aw ait Most Enterprising
The game was full of beefing
Campaigners in this “Everybody
and the boys say that Alva
TWO BANDS WILL FUR- time.
Thomas came very near coming
Quite a little interest is beinR
W ins Contest
home to get his truck to take a
ISH MUSIC ALL DAY
taken in the buckinR contest.
load of it home.
This contest is beinR staRed bv
Many complimentary remarks win one of the above mentioned
being heard on every hand prizes, will be paid a cash com
Aeroplane*, Bucking Con
reference to the progressive mission of 20% ($1.00 ott of
tent, Ferris Wheel, Merry- mittee work. The boys have an
ness and liberality on the part of every $5.00 collected) of their
Go-Round, Midway and outlaw horse that has never been
time, which makes them feel The Stayton Mail in offering a total collections This arrange
Two Big Dances are ridden, known as “Donnor” and
that they, will be winners on the brand new Maxwell touring car. ment insures compensation to all
Some of the Fea
Third of July.
have offered a prize of £25,00 for
worth $1335 and other rich and active competitors and also means
tures of tne Day’s
The lineup of Stayton was as attractive prizes in its Big Sub that there will be no losers in this
the man that stays with him.
There will he an exhibition of
scription Campaign, just starting race.
buckinR and bull ridinR. The
Bo Smith, C: Farlev, P; Keech. and which comes to a close Sat
That Stayton will do herself stunt will he pulled off immedi
IB: DeJardin, 2B; Follis, 2B and urday night, August 7th—just OPPORTUNITY FOR HUSTLERS
proud on the Third of July when ately after the ball Rame and will
CF; Rock, SS; W. Smith. 3B; 3ix weeks from this Saturday The object of this campaign
is, of course, to secure new and
it celebrates Independence Day, be staRed on the Richardson land
Goodman, RF; L. Smith, CF; nipht.
is manifest by the way the com opposite the Geo. Keech resi
Thoma, LF and Clarence Beau The undertaking, while colossal renewal subscriptions to The
in a way, has met with instan- Stayton Mail and, in order to
mittees in charge of the celebra dence. The Rround is larRe and
tion have completed arrange- | is fenced so that all may see the
The score was 9—3 favoring, eous favor in the eyes of the gain this end quickly and advan
there will be no
newspaper reading public of tageously, the handsomest collec
ments to carry out the proRram performance
* danger of the spectators RettinR
Marion County and if the ad tion of prizes ever offered by any
for the day.
vance interest manifested be ! newspaper in this section of the
Promptly at 10 o’clock the biR hurt by the horses.
CARD OF THANKS
taken as a criterion, the venture state has been made ready for
parade will start headed by the Word has been received that
is an assured success. i distribution among those who
Salem Cherrian Hand, the Leb the oil companies have promised
We wish to thank our kind already
this section of participate most heartily.
anon Band, Floats,, Decorated that there will be plenty of gas
friends for their many kind acts the state has in there
been a con Therefore, every wide-awake,
Cars. LodRes. PI ur URleys. etc., here Friday so that all autoists
where energetic man, woman or child
and preceed to the MasouicRrove may Ret there tanks filled so they
where the morninR exercises will will have plenty of Ras to cele vices in the Christian Church on mother, Mary Follis. Also for the time was short and the condi 1 m Stayton and vicinity is offered
tions so easy and liberal, as the an unparalleled opportunity to
Sunday, June 27th, at 11:00 a.m.
' be held.
beautiful floral offerings.
just announced by this news profit and in a BIG way, thru
The speaker of the day will be A prize of $15.03 will be award and 8:00 p. m. by John Ricketts the Signed:—The
Hon. Percy Kelly.
their spare time during the next
ed for the best float and $10.00 from Eugene, Oregon.
The Rrove is beinR put in shape for the second best.
few weeks. So, it is a plan tt\at
so that everyone may be made For the best decorated car $10. The Lesley Hotel is preparing
One feature alone is enought works both ways and to the
comfortable. Ample seatinR ca 00 and the second $5.00.
to make it tr.e most talked of ultimate good of all concerned.
pacity will be provided and the The babies will come in for 3rd of July, when Stayton cele
event in recent years. That fea The contest, which is just
committee informs us that there their
is the offer of awarding a starting, is now open to anyone
share and a prize of $2.00 brates. The large sample room
will be plenty to eat. There will has been
new 1920 model Maxwell residing in Stayton or vicinity.
set aside for the best next to the Star Theatre has
be a Merry-go-rpund, Ferris showinR baby
car, fully equipped, All that is necessary to bedome a
in the baby parade. been turned into a rest room and
Wheels, Side-shows. Midway.
to the candidate candidate is to clip the nomina
public is invited to use the
Aeroplane and numerous other Three prizes will be Riven for Yhe
number of tion coupon, appearing on this
same, free of charge. As the Marion County Republican
features to entertain the people. pluR URlies.
page, fill in your name and ad
is centrally located it will be
Besides the Salem Cherrian Salem will cross bats with a hotel
and mail or deliver to the
We want good work and are
great benefit to the visitors to
Band the committee has hired Stayton in a ball Rame and it is ; town
willing to pay liberally for it and "Contest Dept. ’ ’ of The Stayton
the Lebanon Band of 32 pieces. said that both teams are out to
that is what we had in mind Mail, Stayton, Oregon.
This will Rive music both at the win.
when we decided on the big car.
Rrove and down tiwn at the same There will be fireworks a plenty.
LIST OF ENTRIES
An enthusiastic meeting of the And, can you imagine any By FIRST
the list of
Republican County Central Com thing more alluring than a free candidates, as over
WATERPOWER COMPANY care of, with better service the
i mittee was held at the court summer vacation trip to Yellow the first time in this
stone National Park—the second
1 when officers were chosen to grand prize? Think of beirg of enterprising people of this
The present rates were barely
direct the work for the coming able to spend your vacation this and vicinity are entered in city
ON THE PROPOSED IN sufficient to cover the actual
summer in this wonderland of
-each town and community
CREASE IN RATES during 1918-19, and for the first Annua) School Election Was Walter L. Tooze, chairman of mountains, streams, canyons, race
added its best hustler.
committee for the past two
six months of this year, will fall Interesting Affair Mon the
there is still plenty of
years, called the meeting to or
Readers of the Mail will be in-'short of these items by approxi-
day, Five Ballots
der and told the assempled com far famed gushers and geysers, this race, in more
terested in the following brief mately £200.00.
mitteemen about the Chicago like of which may not be seen ties existing for live-wire
statement of facts concerning Compared with waterpower
and the candidates elsewhere in the world, or per is actually calling aloud. workers
the increase in the waterpower charges made at other points— The Annual School Election, convention
nominated for president haps you w’ould rather go south There were quite an number
rates which Gardner & Bennett. Albany. $32 and Eugene $18 for held in the High School Auditor there
vice-president. He ex or north? Choose the place you of other candidates suggested
operators of the waterpower the past three years with pro ium. Monday afternoon was pro and
complete confidenc in want to go—anywhere equi-dis- and sent in by friends, but which
ditch. have proposed to water posed immediate increase to $21— bably the most exciting and the pressed
the success of the ticket and tant— and The Stayton Mail will are not included in the list below.
users and the Public Service the company deems the proposed closest election that has been of
Republican principales in the foot the bill.
advance to $15 not excessive. held in Stayton for some time. coming election.
Then, too. there is that beauti In each case the noninee was
The present charge is seven As an illuminating comparison, The nominating ticket placed Ralph E. Thompson was chosen ful solitaire diamond ring (abso notified by letter and requested
dollars per horsepower per annum the Albany Flour Mills Co. pays in the field was Grant Murpht. chairman of the new central lutely perfect -blue white) worth to “return the enclosed applica
is in effect since 1908, and sub- j $13 33 per month more for the Byron Denny. Mrs. Geo. Brown committee for the ensuing two $125: Musikland Phonograph, tion blank.” It is expected that
ject to a reservation of twenty- j seventy-five horsepower it uses and E. Roy for Director; and A. years: L. S. Rowland was elect worth £110: besides the $50 cash a number of these will be heard
four days each year for repairs! than now paid for the entire S. Paneoast and Attv. Massey ed secretary and Chester C. prize and the $25 cash prize, either from by an early mail and that
to ditches in which no rebate is 320 horsepower used here,
for Clerk. W. A. Weddle was Geer of Woodburn was chosen one of which amounts would come next week will see a large num
made for non-supply of water to : In asking water users and the also nominated but declined the treasurer. Walter L. Tooze was in mighty handy to purchase ber of new names added and the
in the contest growing by
users. Also the water users now j Public Service Commission for nomination for Clerk.
elected state committeeman and that “something” that you have interest
care for the tail race and the l the proposed advance, the corn- It took five ballots to decide M. E. Pogue congressional com wanted for so long. We’ll say
hanks of the ditch adjacent to ! pany simply wishes adequate the election, there being four mitteeman. •
For further infoemation re
their water lots.
¡return on the investment, pro- dead-locks.
In several of the precincts the Nor is that all. Any candidate garding this big prize distribu
The proposed new rate been 1 per compensation for the care of The final vote was as follows: men elected either declined to who remains active throughout tion call on, phone, or write the
Placed at fifteen dollars peri the property ar.d for necessary Grant Murphy, 31; Byron Denny, serve or failed to signify what the entire campaign, making a "Contest Department,” T h e
horsepower per annum, the upkeep and running expenses, 26; Mrs. Geo. Brown. 1; E. Roy, they intended to do in the mat regular cash report, but fails to Stayton Mail, Stayton, Oregon.
company proposing to rebate1 It is estimated that it will re- 1 2. for Director.
ter, and Chairman Thompson ap
proportionately for all periods of ¡quir» an expenditure during the For Clerk, A. S. Paneoast, 25 pointed a committee cons;sting
non-service, to take care of the coming year of approximately and Attv. Massey, 35.
of T. F. Claggett. Ben F. Sim MAY LOCATE IN IDAHO,
tail race and to maintain ditch $7,000.00 to put the ditch proper-
pson, C. C. Geer. M. Olson and
hanks except for a space ten feet ty in proper working condition, was to raise money by special J. H. Rowland to bring in a list
distant each wav from flumes of
G ardner & B ennett tax for school purposes carried of names to fill those vacancies
by a vote of 42 for and 7 against. and ex-Chairman Tooze suggest
water users. The company is
proposing to assume care of the The Star Theatre will only be The new elected officers are: ed that in as many cases as pos
tail race and maintainance of «Pen on Wednesdays during the Grant Murphy. Director and sible women be selected for the
Virgil H. Massey. Clerk.
hanks simply that this work may we<?k hereatter.
Henry Miller a resident of
OreRon since 1880, passed away
at tha Salem Sanitarium on June
Deceased was born in Den
mark in 1850. He emiRrated to
America in 1878 and settled in
MichiRan where he remained for
about 2 years. In 1880 be came
to Oregon and settled near Sub
limity where he remained till
He was married in September
1885, at Salem, ,to Mrs.( Celine
Hosch, of Wisconsin.
Besides his wife he leaves 3
children, Henry Jr., living with
his mother at Sublimity; Mrs.
I/eondine Hunt, of Sublimity;
and Adele Carroll, of Wanatchee,
The funeral was held from the
Catholic church, at Sublimity on
Thursday June 17th, with Rev.
Father Lainck officiating. The
remains were laid to rest in the