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TOLEDO, LINCOLN COUNTY. OREGON, FRIDAY.APRIL 12th, 1918
The Armenian drive held at the Misses Delia Trapp, Leola Hewitt camp to work was compelled to return
public school auditorium on the 6th nad Jessie Vancll called at the Peter- ,home because of an attack of rheuma
was a great success. The house was son ranch Friday evening. jtlsm.
crowded. A short but interesting pro- H. G. Rlioades and family and Miss M. E. Walker was called to attend
gram was prepared by the teachers Delia Trapp made a trip to Toledo Willis Grant's sick horse last week,
and school children. Walter Hall, Saturday. I Frank Mulvany went to Sweet Home
manager of the drive, acted as chair- Miss Alice Huntsucker of Oyster yesterday.
man of the meeting and Miss Farnham City Is working at the Martin ranch ! Blanche and Percy Mulvany attend
had charge of the program. The ex- at this writing. ed an Easter Egg party at Mrs. I. R.
ercises commenced with the song, . Mrs. H, G. Rhoades, Mrs. J. M. Payne's.
America. Song Over - There by the Bowers and Mrs. W. C. Lewis called j Mrs. Payne Is endeavoring to do a
school. Recitation, Mary Gibson; on Mrs. P. Vancll Tuesday afternoon, good work for the children of our gen
song, Goodbye Broadway, Hello H. G. Rhoades has been assisting eral community where they are wel
France, by the school; lecitatlon, Or- G. E. Lewis in building an addition to 'come at Sunday School at Payne's
iglnal poem, My Mother by Sergeant his house this week. Hall.
Wlswell; song, Keep the Home Fires i I
Burning, by the school; a talk on the
Armenian situation by Walter Hall;
recitation. Making the Sparks Fly, by
Lieotenant Porter. This was a num
erous niece and received a round of
applause. The lieutenant was encor-1
ed. A Belgian love song by a Belgian
Boldler, DeLara. This was an Interest-, s T waa out Wednesday Wm, Parthamer who has rented the
lng number though no one could un- gatherlng Liberty Bonds. He says Denny Place is moving ln his house
derstand It except another Belgian thlg preclnct hag gone over the top hold goods preparatory to moving In.
soldier present Singing of The Star aiready . , j; r, Coovert made a trip to Ya-
Spangled Banner closed this part of Mr Thlg9ell the candldate for cora. qulna Wednesday,
the program. Then came the selling mlg8oner from tne B0Utn of toe i L. M. Commons made a trip to New
of the baskets thirty ln number. county wag caIng on voter8 nere fat port Tuesday to have some dental
Ralph Hamer was the auctioneer. The weeil- work done.
baskets were filled with good eats,
Anyone paying 11.60 or upwards was
entitled to two cups of cocoa or cof-
fee and to eat with the pretty ladles
"e""' v" - "-
the lowest 11.25. The sale of the
baskets brought 51.75 and the bal-
ance to square our quota for Sllotz
Valley $.76.00 was collected by Mr.
Hall. This money goes to feed the
Starving Armenian children said to be
400,000 of them whose parents have
been murdered by the unspeakable
Turk and this Is part of the German
High Kultur for they are right tn with
the Turks. When you kill a Hun he
Is dead but when you kill a Yank he
lai It si bmIi In m tarn dnia n n A In 4lin
trenches ready to fight.
Joe Cook an Indian well known on
the SileU died -Monday morning aged
' About M years. Ho belongs to the
tX. brghT;; Z Reseauon by'
Toutoutany tribe one of the largest
General Palmer In 1857
u. mo tiBuo unci ai . no
h one of the few old warriors who is
left that was brought to the reserva
tion more than sixty years ago. He
was wounded In the fight known as
the Battle of Hungry Hill by a gun
shot which made him a cripple the
balance of his days. In limping along
he would often say I have a good
many ups and downs ln this world.
When he surrendered and gave up his
country he submitted to the white
man's laws and his civilization. He
heard th. story of the white man's
Bible more than forty years ago from
Prof. T. F. Royal who was then prlncl-
i..cu v, iuvi- ,
pal and teacher ln the Government
achool. Joe gave un his wild Indian
ways and superstitions. Joined the
M. E. Church and tried from that
time on to live a Christian life. Those
who attended church at that time will
remember how earnest he was ln his
prayers that his people might leave off ' : w"e 118 Juiius nrorcier or urana uonde, Ore
their old ways and become Christians. irecelV8 treatment ,or hI .W. on was a visitor at Mercler's for a
Me alwavi used the larimn In hf inn. ! . jcouple of days this week.
plications to the Great Spirit. He
was always opposed to the use of
whiskey by his people and said the
use of It on the reservation had caus-
ed most of their troubles, crimes and
degradation. He had seen the young
boys and girls educated In the schools
ruined by the use of whiskey. The
ten or twelve murdors committed on
the reservation was caused by the
use of whiskey given to them by other
parties. Joe Cook stood against this
kind ot work. The funeral was held
Wednesday at the Methodlct Church
conducted by Rev. Walter Ross, pas -
John Thlsiel of Tldowater, candl-
date on the Republican ticket for!
rniinl rnn.l..ln... I.
the people of Sllets In the Interests
of his candidacy. Mr. Thlssel says
he Is making no promises but If nom
lnated and elected he will to the best
of his ability work for the good of the
Whole county. He also Said there
were two good men running for the
same office, Jay W. Dunn and Chas.
II. Pierre and If either ono of thorn
was elected the county would hovo a
II. G. Rhoudes, A. W. Weber, C. S.
Bunnell, L. L. Purks, C. E. Lewis, Mrs.
A- rutersou and daughter, Mrs. J. M.
Bowers and Mrs. E. Walling wero
Yaqulua and Newport visitors Thurs-
Mrs. E. Walling departed fur her
home lu Portland Friday morning at -
ter a six-week visit with her sister
Mrs. J. M. Bowers. j
Don Miller left for Valley points I
where he will work this summer.
Goat shearing is on in full blast. Mr- and Mrs- L- A. Commons of Oys
Nearly all the spring planting li terville for the last week returning to
done ln vaUe
Mrs. Jessie Martin who has been .
worklne at w. R wakefleld'n left
Mondav for . ,wn w.pWl,. ,, wh
relaUve(! at independence.
-A 0i Tom hereattended
tne snow at Eddyvllle Saturday night
reDort i. -
Mlgg Franc8 ciine was a passen-
ger to corvallls Wednesday morning
whero gh wI1, vislt a few dayg '
H 0 Boynton the dentist has had
several callers lately.
G A Mogg wno hag tradea his place '
nere for Portland property left Sat-
urday morning for that pIaco. Mr
Cooley hag rented tne p,ace Mr ;
5iosg lnte many otherg nag worked j
hard t0 bulld a nome m the ,,, and ,
we nope ne made a good trade.
Mrs. Jessie Martin of Eddyvllle vis-
home last Tuesday
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Airs, iiertna moii returned rrom
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f " ' .y . 8ne naB Deen i
naving some denial worn done. i
Mrs. Land ess returned from Port-
Mrs. A. Campbell of Wlnant visited
her brother at the Goodrich home last
week end. 1
Miss Margurite Landess left for
Mrs. A. W. Hanson returned from
Mrs. J. Sturkln visited Mrs. E.
H. Stout was a Toledo visitor the
first of the week.
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"V'K ""eQQea lnB P'ar al !
,Eddyvl"e Saturday night
Geo. T. Smith and family were Sun-
day visitors at the Stout home. j
! Chas. Newman was an Elk City vis-
I Ellis Scoville of Pioneer left for
J. C. Barns went to Crants Pass Ian. I
,week. Mrs. Barns expects to leave ln
a fcw days for the same place.
I E. S. Oakland was a caller at the
Walker home last Sunday.
I Mlss Sena Jensen visited at the
McWlllls home last Sunday.
Mr. Oakland Is doing some spring
work for Mr. Hanson this week. Tne "Jockeys", Abe Logan and Ed
Mrs. Oakland and Mrs. Hendrlck- ,ward Fe,lx n,ada lhelr PParance ln
son were visitors at the Hanson home I011 today M U8Ua, We all hope
1 Mrs. Strake was called to the death
;hed of her father. Mr. Reynolds last
Tuesday at Toledo,
Mr. and Mrs. Stephens were visitors
at till) S. H. MrWIlll hnlu ! Bun.
Bunny Kessl got a "bultday" the !3d,
a ,.bB wm. (..ndlM nn IL
j Mrs. Frank Mulvany Is confined to
tle llouge wIlh rheumatism again, a
I Mr, Kesal accompanied his daughter
j Elizabeth tor Summit Sunday, she
;1irvIiir spent the Easter holiday hi
Frnnk Mulvany him been helping
Goo. Tublm fell timber.
Will KcshI unU a tolKigo friend, Mr.
, Andersen, returned to U. of O. Satur-
duy ufter tlio holiday. They spoko
vury ciitliuslaHtlnilly of their military
itralnlng of which limy nro receiving
1 Clins. Lludluy Is looking after the
S'u - .Mn ranch In their absence.
Gale Shane who went to a logging
Mrs. L. M. Commons who has been
son and daughter in law,
her home Wednesday,
Clifford Phelps and Delno Shermer
rode out to Oysterville Sunday.
H. J. Wood and brother-in-law. C.
Root, made a business trip to Toledo
isrier ana ramuy wno .
have been visiting with the formers
Parents returned to her home In
Woodland, Washington Friday.
c. S. Bunnell, L. L. Parks and A.
W. Weber went to Newport last
L- ll Commons of Oysterville was In
John Potwora made a busInesg tr,
to Wm. Porters Sunday.
Mrs. Ned Evans and her daughter
Augusta made a call at the McGulre
home last Tuesday.
M1, Ruth Evans made a call at the
"ua uig.it rom nuaKins camp ior
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"UM is" oiuiiii 01 sneiz
UD t0 ca" on Mlss Maude Porter Tues-
da' returning home Wednesday.
Mlss Rutn anv Augusta Evans spent
Sunaay afternoon at Wm. Porters,
Mr. Agnes Isaacson made a call on
Mrs" J M McGulre one day last week.
The light rain that we are having
now Is a blessing to the farmers as
It Is helping the grain crops wonder-
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r- ll' clerk of Mr.
French's is departing for Vancouver,
Washington where he will Join his wife
Mrs. Pyke has been under the doc-
tors care ever since she left Taft.
.Alex Hespack was a Taft caller to-
Mrs. Agnes Curl was doing some
shopping In town today.
Mr- 8aarl ot Devils Lake was In
j 1611 toaajr "uying grain to seed his
Peter KnlKnt nd FMtsle Stemple
T ln Taft a teyr dav K buying
,tiHy Pund of roIle1 at- What do
l'ou PPe mey are going to do with
!so mucn "nmal"T
,ln Y "Joy their "horse kllllng"
Tliel- A,I,0 ns"ht whistling.)
j charle Dlacketer, a resident of Taft
jwhd has been on the sick lint for a
!wl,"e ,s feclln8 trout deal better
Raddant loft for Portland
I Walter Hnll nf Rllnt. ln n,in
one day last week,
I Frank Gunn of Mill Creek made a
jbuslness trip to Nortons lust Wednes-
j Agnes and Lura Crawford visited In
the Cresnnt Rldgo country Sunday.
O. II. Horsfall has boon buny this
John Potwora mndo a trip to Niir-
j Jim und George Easloy have quit
forking In the logging camp, the work
being too heavy,
Mrs. Frnlzcr visited Mrs; Tinner
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WARREN SPRUCE CO.
The Warren Spruce Co. Is fast get
ting things shaped up to do business
on a wholesale Bcale. They now have
about 300 men employed here and ln
the timber. Large quantities of equip
ment is on the eround with mora Ar
riving dally. During the past week
they have received live cars of rails, I
a locomotive, six logging trucks, a
car of draft horses, car of hay, car of
feed, besides large quantities of tools
They now have assembled here 11
ears of rails, three donkey en
gines, which are now being fitted with
sleds, the locomotive and log trucks,
two pile driving outfits, besides sever
al cars of merchandise, tools, feed, etc.
MILL WILL PUT ON TWO
Manager Patterson Informed us
Tuesday that he expected to begin
operating the big Thorson-Hendrlck-sen
mill on a two shift schedule Just
af Bn as he can get another crew
morning will be advanced one hour.
going to work at seven and quitting at
four, then the second crew will go on1..,. . '
and wfll work another eight hour
hift. The mill Is paying good wages
and when they get to running two
bui u win inane a Dig payroll ior
BUYS FARM TRACTOR
C. J. Smith who lives near Tidewa
ter is getting an Avery Farm Tractor.
The machine is rated as a 6-10 horse
power capacity, and Mr. Smith expects
to use it for all work where he former
ly used horses, thus doing away with
the latter. We believe this Is the first
tractor to be used for farm purposes ln
Lincoln county, and It's coming will
be awaited with Interest.
PROCRAM AND DANCE
A program and dance will be given
at Mts. Brown's residence on Pools
Slough on Saturday evening April the
The program will begin at 8
o'clock and dancing after. A small
fee will be charged, the proceeds going
for the benefit of the school.
Don't forget the date, time and place
Laugh until your sides ache.
FLAG RAISING AT
Flag raising exercises wero held Im
mediately after the noon hour at the
Thorsen-Hendrlcksen Co. mill, In this
city yesterday. Whistles shrieked,
and people clapped their hands and
cheered as "Old Glory" was unfurled
to the breeze at the top of Die new
flagpole erected tn the center of the
mill yard. About 200 persons were
present, the mill having shut down and
the schools dismissed for the occas
Blnn. Patriotic songs were sung. Ho
bart Dickson, was introduced by Chair
man Miller, and told of his experiences
in France and aboard a submarine
chaser. " E. P. Currey delivered a stir
ring talk, after which three cheers
were given by the assembled crowd,
and altogether much patriotic enthus
iasm was manifest.
GOVERNMENT WILL CON
TRACT FOR SPRUCE LOGS
Portland, April 6th. Announcement
has been made by Colonel Brice P.
Dlsque, commanding the Spruce Pro
duction of the Signal Corps, that the
Government will contract for all No.
1 and No. 2 spruce logs and 10 per
cent of No. 3 spruce logs at present
prices, provided dollvery Is completed
on or before November 1, 1919.
The Government, he says, Is also de
sirous of encouraging and aiding log
gers not only In undertaking new op
erations hut also In Increasing present
operations. These offers are mado as
a further effort to speed up production
It was announced.
Loggers who nre Interested In such
rontrncts urn urccd to communicate
with headquarters of the Spruce Pro
duction Division ut once.
BOOTH NAMED HIGH-
II. A. P.ootli. wealthy tlmlierniun of
Eugene, bus accented appointment by ',,u'. Whllo the hoard could have held
Governor Wltliyc dikIio us a member Mr. Ports to his contract, they felt
of tho state highway coimnh.Hlon to that for the best Interest of tho school
miccoed i:. J. Ailams, whose, tuna ex- It .would bo better to accept tho res
pired laiit Sunday. 'lunation, which was donfl.
WILL BE HERE AGAIN
Manager J. L. Van Dorn of the Ba
ker Fruit Preserving Co., Salem, call
ed us up Wednesday afternoon and
Informed us that they would be in the
market here this Fall for the purchaBe
lof ver8reen blackberries, paying the
oen marel PrlC8 same, ana would
meet any price offered for these ber
rles by other buyers.
Harry E. White will be ln charge
of the -packing here. Mr. White, It
will be remembered, was here last
year, and made a good Impression on
the people by his uniform courtesy
and obliging ways.
These berries are processed into
jam, for the use of our soldier boys
at the front. During blackberry har
vest everyone Is given a chance to
help "Can the Kaiser."
ONE HUNDRED MORE
Fifty more soldiers arrived Monday
evening and are now stationed at the
Llready campe(Ji and cut,
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unloading machinery, etc.
The Thorsen-Htendrlcksen Lumber
Co., Is now busy cutting stringers, ties,
caps and guard rails for use ln the
building of the new railroad out Into
the spruce belt. This order will keep
the mill busy for many days, compris
ing In the neighborhood of 700,000
This company shipped s car of box
spruce to Jollet, 111., this week.
NEWPORT ON DRY DOCK
The Steamer Newport Is on the
. WAVH hprA thin WAnk llnrlprffnlnir lla
,anmla, 8prng cIeanng and overllaul.
lng. The boat will be cleaned and
painted and everything made ship
shape for the Sumnwr Excursion tra
vel. The steamer Truant Is taking
care of the travel between Yaqulna
and Newport while Die Newport Is be
Coming as a complete surprise to
their many friends was the announce
ment of the marriage of W. P. McCee
of this city and Mlss Mary a. Mc
Cormlck of Lebanon. The happy
event taking place Tuesday morning,
April 9th at the St. JaniPs Catholic
Church. McMlnnvllle, followed by a
nuptial mass, Father Falln officiating.
The bride, who ii the eldest daughter
of M. J. McCormlck, and Is well known
In Toledo, wore a gown of cream white
princess cloth trimmed In white satin,
with picture hat to match. A friend of
the bride, Mlss Bessie Bunker of Mc
Mlnnvllle, was brldesmade and wore
a gown of pale pink embroidered voile.
The groom wore the conventional
black and his cousin Terranee Galther
of O. A. C. acted as best man.
After the ceremony the wedding
party repaired to the Elberton Hotel
where wedding breakfast was ierv
ed. The happy couple departed Imme
diately for Portland for a short wedd
ing trip. They arrived ln Toledo last
evening amid the best wishes of their
many friends. They were "at home"
and received from 8:30 to 10.30 at
Robert McFarland's confectionery.
The groom Is a prosperous and en
terprising merchant tn this city.
The Leader Joins with their many
friends tn extending congratulation!
and best wishes.
PROF. PORTS RESIGNS
Pi of. 8. n. Ports tendered his res
ignation tn thp School Board Inst even
ing, sumo to take effect at mice. Mr.
Ports gavo no reason for his action, hut
did Htatn that It the hoard would In
crean his salary to $125 per tnniitli,
he would remain and leach the t'-rm
Marsters & Jinks of Tangent, have
established a dryer at Tidewater for
the purpose of drying the Fox Glove
leaves. The building Is 18 by 48 feet
In size and 18 feet in height, having
three drying floors, the building Is
covered with canvas, thus letting In
the sun, which furnishes most of the
heat used ln drying, although stoves
are also used.
People can make from three to four
dollars per day gathering these leaves.
The Fox Glove leaf Is valued for its
medicinal properties, being a power
ful heart stimulant, and Is much ln de
mand during the war.
MesBrs. Marsters and Jinks operated
a dryer ln Tillamook county last Sum
mer which proved very successful.
OPERATING FULL TIME
Frank Parker, chief engineer at th
Brewer mill at West Vaquina, was tn
,the city Sunday. Frank Bays that
,they now have the mill Just about
completed and it Is cutting full time
every day. The mill is sawing Umlbers
for use In the Jetty work at present,
and Is making rapid headway on the
contract. The capacity of the plant
Is about thlrty-flve thousand feet per
MRS. BACHMAN PASSES
We are In receipt of a letter this
week from V. E. Bachman of St. John.
Washington, Informing us of the re
cent death of his wife, who died very
suddenly on the 2d of this month.
Mrs. Bachman made many friends
during their ahort BOjourn In West
Toledo, who will be sorry to learn of
her sudden death.
TO LOWER SILETZ
Actual construction work on a rail
road from Toledo to Lower Slletx na
I begun, and what has long b3n a
dream In the minds of local residents
.will soon be a reality,
j Three pile driver crews are now
getting ready to drive piling on the
mile and a hulf stretch of road noeded
to connect the Miller Logging Railroad
with the S. V. tracks here. One crew
Is working In West Toledo near Dan
Grady's place, another crew is work
ing out about a mile and the third
crew began on the other end and Is
working this way.
About sixty men are camped at the
Romtvedt furm, and nre getting out
piling to be used ln the trestle con
This railroad will miss the Siletz
Agency by some live or six miles, we
are Informed. It will leave the present
logging railroad at the Kynlston place
going up the valley past Fred Wessel's
then out through the heavy spruce belt
and coining out to the Siletz river near
Mowcry's. The line will bo about
twenty miles In length.
RETURNS FROM FRANCE
Hobart Dickson, son of Mr. and Mrs.
O. F. Dickson, of this city, returned
.Monday evening from France. Hobart
,has Just received his honorable dis
charge after serving a four year en
listment In the navy, the lust year of
which was spent In the war zone. Ho
bart saw some land duty In France,
and also spent several months aboard
a submarine chaser. Hobart has cer
tainly law some exciting times dur
ing the past year, and hus looked death
In the face more than once. His ves
sel the Preston, Is credited with the
honor of having sunk three submar
lncs, and Hobart thinks they got sev
eral more that they have no proof of
! Hobart Is now thinking quite seriously
ot enlisting in the Infantry.
RECEIVES HONOR FLAG
Chairman R. R. Miller of the loca
Liberty Loan Committee received thi
honor flng that was awarded Toledo
for being one of tho first to "go ovei
tho top", Wednesday evening. This I:
a flno flag us well as being quite ai
honor to tho town.
RED CROSS NOTES
'hltwood Auxiliary shipped tho fo'
lowing list of supplies tills Week:
I 41 handkerchief, 8 niubu'sneo pi'
'lows, 2 pair knit socks. 10 tihle nai
kins, 8 pair bed socks.
Huyvlow made tho following ship
ment: 14 pair bed socks, 5 suits
' pajamas, 1 oxtrs pair pants.
Toledo shipped 9 pair knit socks.