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TOLEDO. LINCOLN COUNTY, OREGON. FRIDAY. AUGUST 12th, 1921.
George Downey and Miss Margaret
Harney were married at the home of
John toaacson-. Wednesday. August
3fd, 1921, at 10 a. m., Rev. Walter
Ross officiating. Mr. Downey Is an ex
ervlca man and the son of Mrs. Dow
ney who lives near Slletz. He is well
known a3 an Industrious, progressive
young man, who has ln the past helped
J) Is mother to run the farm. The
bride is the daughter of Mrs. Blacke-
tor of the Upper Farm and she was a
student of the Chemawa training
school. She is a good singer and fine
musician. The fricndu and neighbors
were Invited and a splendid chicken
dinner was nerved (just 3urh a dinuar
as Mrs. Isaacson know, how to pre-
Pnr tho nrpupnt tlio hannv
couple will make their home with the
,hho-- m.w -m.i.
brides mother. This well known
couple has the congratulations and
good wishes of the whole community,
May they have many iovs and few
On Wednesday evening the Ladles'
Aid gave one of their popular socials
t the M. E. Church. The house was
well filled with persons who had come
to eat Ice cream for It had been a
Tery hot day but the cream
luiuu, uuwever, we naa conee ana
cake and a very nice social time. The
young ladies sans some of the "most
popular elections,, accompanied by
the piano, with Mrs. Colvln, Mrs. Mau
rice Andersen or Miss Chalcraft tak
ing turns at the piano. It was sweet
music. Miss Larsen and ihe Misaes
Hoffman taking the lead as popular
Ingcr3. Jess Daniels sang some of
the popular selections with Mrs. Mau
rlc Andersen at the piano. For gen
uine Boctobility and good fellowship,
Siletz l-j vell up in the fore.
oaruroay evening the community
VAX ft 9 ffirPU'oll IVli-TV in Mr a f!ron
King and her two daughters, Lavelle
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present. The patfy was held ln the
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nf u 1Ce,Cre,!m W';, the
choice of lemon or strawherry flavor,
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uu lUUCT ncrvcu auu auout
Tl TPle reC"n,
mL. r andhKra8S WUh
fcl&nkets spread out while some one
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lea out ln telling some amusing Btory
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or related some thrilling incident they
it, .a m ,
HnTf V V n . . tt .
ri, r ,9 m t h k
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lone voice added much to the pleasure
and happiness of the entertainment of
we evening. Yet there was a feeling Mrs. Darneier and daughter of III
of aadneas that ran through the audi- inoia who have been visiting Mrs.
nce because of the regrjts we all Swaney, moved Into a Newport Cot
kad of loosing these from among our tage for a couple of weeks before re
test families. turning to their home. Mrs. Swaney
Mrs. King with her two daughters and children accompanying them.
left Sunday morning for Portland,
where Bhe has bought a half Interest
In .th H lllcrest Hotel on 23rd and GLEN
wasnineton' struts. Port ion i ni.ii
Mr, KlnV 7v7 m , I
Mrs. King makes this ehanee be.
nuurn f t-..A a .1 .
0 ... ,,v,a
uuueiuers in roriiana. Mr.
K.mg has not sold the hotel here but
will continue to run It as heretofore. Bohannon, Monday.
He baa a good French cook and that Raleigh Crooks of Toledo ls spend
la tire main thing in a hotel. Mr. lng a few days this week with his
King ls some landlord himself. uncles, Nathan and Elmer Walkins.
Jnr. Hamar does not know now Just
Mr t,.. ...i i j, .
Mr. Turney is the musical director
of Uib schnnl onil Vm v,
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ihi lourteen years, mo is also man-
agar and editor of the Chemawa Amer-
can published weekly during the
i bUgood cigarettes
. for 10c from
one sack of
iri n n h n
school year. Mr. and Mrs. Turney are
! deIihted wlth cl
PUr alr' cold Icy water' b, tlmlwr
l0tty mountaina- H this
hid rcry uuruen 01 cuon tor inose
seeking .health, recreation a'nd pleas
ure. He enjoys fishing and strolling
In the Wlldwood along the banks of
'I S"eU rlver where ln many pIace8
there 1m no sound save its lap- lap on
Wbere he wl" g0 but he thlnks a
I8"68 wU1 be good for hlmself and
amlly to avoid the hard work of
ranching for a while. He has not
sold the ranch.
Tlia prospects for better times were
never so good as now for Lincoln
Unty' The Multnomah Luiber and
Box Company have closed the deal for
Yaqu,M SprUce rallraad runninB
-roln Yaquina to Otter Rock and ne-
gotiations are now going oa to pur
chase the Storey-Miller railroad rami-
lng 001 trom Toledo lnt0 one of-tlie
rlne' belts of timbjr ln Oregon.
vvnen tnis timber begin to move Si
Mr wl11 T,.a n ,.,-..,
, " ,aaA lhan fon . !
lhe IarsMJt clty ,n the county Watch
James Franks and Alex Catfish are
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uu npv nnmn nn f 10 ramna n
hold their hay. This year we have
more hay than barns. Mr. Catfish
'a putting up a very large barn.
Mr. and Mrs. Ruthayn of Chemawa
are spending their vacation at SileU
the guests of Superintendent Chal-
Mrs. HendrlcksoQi and daughter of
Michigan arrived last week and are
icw at. 'heir home. Mr. Hfndrlckson
has been here for some time. They
are all pleased with the country and
.1 m ..
" l"y W1" continue to line It.
Miss Gebers and siater of Grants
IT Vl8Ulng ln commun'ty;
"'"B 'er scnoo!
Mra- R- L- Moffilt ha been ver
poorly for some time. We hope soon
iU tllC UUU AO Ui3 O, VI WUltl'
to report her improvement. i
Mr Yrk ,S haUUng 1Umber tor Mr'
Hendrick" J- building a small
addition to his home
uuuiiiua iu mr nome.
1Mrs Andrew Nve'a nonhow Mr
nurew iNjes nepnew, Mr.
Pollock of Grants Pan Btnnnprt n
" vxrams t-a,j, stoppea to
ylsu a tew nimutes wlth her on nlg ,
walaporl' wnere ne wa marrle1
few days previous-
Nearly everybody In our 8ectlon 18
busy hauling wood, sawing it, or pre-
paring It for winter use
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. weauier is unngmg low
nf nimun tn tho rv
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...Mr - S. J. Stewart spent Saturday
wlul uer mouier, mrs. J. w. uavsn- ,
Elmer Walkins cut hav for F. T.
Mrs. Heady and little son. nf To.'
edo. snent the first of the wwk with
her nelce, Mrs. John Dovenport and
w.. R. Moore and Mr. and Mra. J.
K. Wheeler and niece, Effle Moore,
spent a few days last week camping
at th9 Gorge, on lower Drift Creek.
Elmer Walkins spent Sunday with I
Mr. Eklof and family, near Toledo.
Mrs. J. W. Davenport and children
and Mr. and Mrs. John Davenport, J
took a little outing on Drift Creek
, Saturday and Sunday,
1 Nathan Walkins has been employed
I to make shingle for a new roof for
i the school house.
Grandma Cox of Boise, Idaho
visiting her son, Emery Cox.
Fred Dozier of Portland ls visiting
his father, J. W. Dozier.
Mrs. Nelson Wilson and little daugh
ter and grandson of Portland are vis
iting with her brother-in-law, J. W.
Violet Van Hoeter returned to Port
Mrs. Hill, Mrs. Dalles, Mra. Shiner
and Mr. Shulty of Tlllajnook, are visit
ing with the Hendrickaon brothers.
The party walked from Tillamook, a
distance ot 80 miles and are talking
of walking back starting Tuesday.
Geo. Burns and party have their
machine repaired so they can travel.
They lell for Portland Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Tracy and fam
ily of Portland are visiting wKh Mrs.
Tracy's mother, Mrs. Von Hoeter at
Mr. and Mrs. Clark and family of
Portland are at Pacific View for an
Mrs. Moore of Portland came down
to visit her son, F. L. Moore.
Mr. and Mrs. Oldenburg of Bellrose
Station, Portland, arrived at South
Beach Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs: Akerson and little
daughter and Mrs. Akersons mother'
and father of Portland are at Pacific
View for an outing. I
Curtis Cox was in South Beach on
Mr. Felton fell from Uie top of his
I wood shed and was badly bruised, but
We hope it is not serious
! Mrs. Peters of Portland arrived
Tuesday and will camp with Mr. and
AN OUTSIDER'S VIEWS ON
(By Secy. Oregon Mchalr Goat Assn.)
Tho writer haa Just completed a
very interesting trip through parts of
Lincoln County, and cannot refrain
pressions received while they are still
warm. The first objective of the trin
was the Farm Bureau picnic at Ya-
chats. As your readers probably al
ready know, tills was an unqualified
success and sp3aks well for the pro
gressive spirit of the email community
which put it through. Anyone would
be proud to live at Yachats. Of the
tcenary, the fihiuj, urabs, clams,
etc. nothing need ba said, as they
)lav w PiiWi,! mm timp.. Tho
oitural resources of soil nrt tlmher
nt .w At.,
advantages of the Yachate country.
The flrst ls lack of adequate trans-
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portation. which ls beinK remedied by
the new road from Alsea to Waldport,"
onH a ,h. i.,v f ih.
Yachate 'necda more settlers, and
the same can be said of every other
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community in Lincoln county. But
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wlia.t good is there in bringing In new
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settlers to buy out the ones who are
k d there? What Lincoln countv
!The 1920 census places the value of
Lincin cunty farm iands' w
below all the other counties of West,
Farming in Lincoln county is firat
and foremost a livestock proposition,
In growing grain, hay, or potatoes,
your farmers cannot compete with
the Willamette Valley. But you have
room for hundreds of thousands of
goats, sheep and cattle. You notice
I mention goats first. It will be nec-
essary for the goats to clear out the
brush before the sheep and cattle can
make the begt use of your wonderful
30n antt climate. The writer went
lnt0 Uncola county especlally to get
The writer went
facta about Angora goats, and
the evidence is clear that goats thrive1
tnere, not only along the coast, but
also in tne interior. Although some
people have not been successful with night for repairs. The boilers and teams of ihe county will compete and enable "'e plant to continue as one
goaU, their failure has been due to fireboxes will be rebricked and the the champion county team will rep- of tIle ,arSB8t- ,f not the largest, ex
two main causes. first lack of care, nlant overhauled at this time maklne ru.nt tv, rt elusive spruce manufacturing plants
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ttuu mwuuu, varminis. in regard to
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11 "rBt cause, tne writer is convinced
that the di.see which h m th t
icaused the death of many goatB, Is
nothing more nor leBS than stomach
worms. This can be prevented, ac-
nnrrtlne- tn IT S r.ront
S. Grant, the vstnrnn
eoat brBf,Br nf P11r ', . niIl.
-o m.o t.;u..
intf olle noun(, nf hhIpno onrt Q ,
poaad of copperas with 100 lbs of
Billt( t0 wnlch the goat8 have aecesa
at an times. The dose can be grad-
ualIy increaaed. It is important that
the bluestone and copperas be pow-
dered. Footrot and lice should be
properly looked after, and no goatman
gets the full value of his range unless
ho breeds up for fineness and weight
of fleece and freedom from kemp.
In regard to the varmints, that Is
a matter for concern to every person j
in Lincoln county. Several farmera
told the writer that the brush was get
tins thicker, and th.it ttipro urn lpua
goats in the eounty now than form-
erly. Th8 census reports bears this
out. There are actually 20 less
farms and nearly 25 less area "in the;
farms of Lincoln county in 1920 than
In 1910. Is Lincoln county going
backward? Tlie goatmen claim It is I
due to the varmlnu. One bear has; 'DMJMir GOLD a 7-r-cl Wrtnra
60 goats to his credit this year a ' drama- You wlU remember this was
pretty expensive bear for Lincoln I tne play that was b"rned about a yoar
Iago. Am showing it for those who
were unable to see it at that time.
HARLAN COYOTE CLUB
ELECTS NEW OFFICERS
At a. meeting of the Harian Coyote
Club held last Thursday, August 4th
at Harlan, the following new officers
were elected: President, C. B. Arthur;
Secretary, R. E. Grant; Directors, W.
F. Wakefield, Rod Nairn, I. J. Pepin
C. W. Brown and Clifford McDonald.
. The Club which was organized for
ine mutual protection of the stockmen ; M1ckle u McBride, Joe Kosydar. tlonal two miles north upon which
and sheep and goat raisers In warring VEGETABLE Carl Boeckman, Carl no steel Is laid, was completed yes
against all kinds of varmints, has ;Tangon and C. H. Wakefield. terday by the Multnomah Lumber &
done much good In encouraging the FRUIT D. L. Peteraon Mrs. Mam In Box Comnanv of Portland, from th
, e!auSllter of wild cats, etc by paying
LUnly on tnem' to 'em"ers or the
Tlle new offlc""s are making a
membership drive to enlarge th3 club
ana mane us worn more arrective.
' Hunter8 nnd businessmen are encour-
aged to join the organization.
WORK ON TOLEDO DOCKS
Contractor Christiansen is making
good headway on th docks at the
good headway on the docks at the
sou h end of town. Piling have been
r'Ten between Roberta sawmill and
f h n A nriorann ttr.a r nrnvlra tY la nmab'
Tl.e placing of the riprap has been
going ahead this week and the grad
ing down of the embankment of the
west side of the railroad cut has been
fo"wV f a"' BS 1':
Th a walninn( linn Koah hnuit nil
The waterfront has been busy all
the week and begins to take on an
aspect of Improvement that is gratify
ing. NO LIGHTS; DRILL
POSTPONED A WEEK
Due to the light plant shutting down
for repairs Monday night, the Toledo
platoon did not hold drill Tuesday
evening but announced that drills
would De resumed on tne oia scneauie
next Tuesday evening and would hold
and tra dr1 at date 800n to
man" Iul """"'"-
HOP PICKING PRICES FIXED
Hod erowers at a meeting held last
week at Independence which nearly
every dealer attended agreed
every aeaier auenaea agreea
to pay 50 cents a box for picking and
$3.00 a day for common labor during
the season. It is estimated that about
, v ....
otmu DicRers wjn ue neeueu in me
picking to commence between the
1st and 15th of Septembers
I. O. O. r. PICNIC
nn Rnniiav Aninit nth 1921 To-
ledo Lodge No. 108 and Do Good Re.
bekah Lodge No. 70 will hold a picnic
at the W. C. Boone place, on the To-
ledo-Corvallis Highway, about three
nriie8 northeast of town. Those who
contemplate going be at the I. O. O.
P. naU by nine o'clock, with your car
lf you haVe one. All Odd Fellows and
Rebekahe and their families Invited,
fe , .
1BKB 'our iuncn,
enn AMn mcxmdadt
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The Yaquina Electric Co's light
plant closed down Monday et mid-
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eeryuiniK m roauiuesB tor oeiier aer-
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vice as soon as me worn is compieiea.
The work I. heln rnrrlnd on bv na
large a crew of masons as can work
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Trtl enrt til A -rrrt ruling
Ml t J(l K A I N li UMUl
UANCc. AT oILL T.
Tlie local Platoon boys are making
arrangements to give a dance at Ma-
honey's Recreation Hall, Slletz tomor-
row evening. Music has been Becured
supper will be arranged for. One
feature of the evening is that all the
Guard boys must appear In uniform
n penilty of fine,
lt'8 assist them in their work,
Transportation Is being provided
for tn88 who have not cars,
AT THE MOVIES
Due to uncertainty of the electric
"shta coming on thls weuk snoW8 are
not advertl88d in this space as usual,
If the Dowor comes on shows will be
glvon and advertisements may be
8jen ln front of tne slu,w nd 00 the
WedDes(1Jr. August 17, Zane Grey's
LINCOLN COUNTY FAIR
BOARD HOLDS MEETING
At a Fair Board meeting held last
Friday evening, the following officers
and committees were appointed to
serve during the coming year on the
various classes of exhibits:
J. E. Oooter was appointed manager
of the fair.
STOCK L. A. HulberL N. J. Mc-
I Rabins and J. J. Pepin.
loGS and LUMBER Chas. Lar-
i sen, D. L. Cheslcy and Guy Roberts.
ART Corinne Pennington, Annie
I Hawkins, and Mrs. J. B. Booth.
DAIRY PRODUCTS J. Swearlngen,
Mrs. E. B. Shumway and H. W. Mcrris.
FISH Carl Da1s Ed. Payne and
' GRAINS AND GRASS-SFrank Grant
P. H. Elting and G. R. Damon.
POULTRY AND PET STOCK Mrs.
KverPtt Mlller- A- p- rable and Ed.
. , , Jrs. r. rTeoencK, Mrs.
Walter Hal nnH M n u ni
i'l i 1 1171 .
DANG-Verne Ross, Mrs. A. F.
ujuuib una ivirH. it. a. UUell.
CANNING Mrs. Robs McElwaln,
Mrs. R. C. Johnston and Mrs. W. T.
FANCY WORK-lMrs. N. H. Sher
wood. Mrs. Arthur Nye' and Mrs. S.
RELICS Mrs. E. L. Chalcraft, Mrs.
Sect Lane and Hoxie Simmons.
SCHOOLS C. E. Oliver, Mrs. E. E.
Colvin, Mrs. R. p. Coin and Mrs. W.
Snorts G. W. Ford, C. E. Nichols
end Carl Davis.
Other committees will be appointed
aa the Fair Board becomes more
familiar with lu needs and duties.
The Fair will be held on the fol-
lowing dates and the days will be" deV-
South End Day; and Saturday' Sent'
n,.., MJ .pt
lOUi Central Day. The sneclal fen-
i npuciai tea-
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'7s BUU ""s tor uiese days will
be represeivtaUve of the district us
U ls ' Pnw of the Board to
have a free 'e"y Bu'Iers to To-
ledo on South End Dnv ,f nuii,ia
place on the jimmine
of the opening day, ln fact the board
insists upon this feature belnir mrr!Brt
out. A new stock barn is to be eree'ed
by the Olalla Jersey Cattle Club and
the Stock Committor in fot h inn
feet, which will be more convenient
and large enough to accomodate all
All communications should be ad-
dressed to the County Fair Board at
Toledo they are at your service and
need your assistance and cooperation
to make this the most Buccoasful and
best Fair of all. They have done all-
that can be done to assure good
weather which 1 th rimt KnM.r..
tlon In Lincoln County and the Coast
0lin Bnfif,ln annr. , , .
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potato race between Lincoln Co. team
and the Portland Hunt Cluh ntimr
v -Uu..., lUe rir.
CITY MAKES IMPROVE.
MENTS ON CITY HALL
L Tlle clty 1,a8 had a crew of carpej'-
ieiuuu.jiHlig me enirance to tne
mi - .
urunouse ot tne city nan tne nast
week. The old entrance to the uortli ,
haa baen bonrdod up and a new side
walk put dowjl on an Improved grade, j
A new PenlllK "as made on the east
side 80 tnat ,rom the Btr,et the
"u"r UI l" ousb is a mucn easier.
CLAIRE ALTREE GOES
I OVER EMBANKMENT
j Last Saturday while enrouto to the
Valley, the car driven by Clalro Al-
! trnO WOnt IV..P tlm or-u A a ivlion ttt i A .
' ing a curve on the Corvallis road.
At the tlme of the accident the car
contulned Mrs- chas- Altr. "d I
daughter, Ellen, Mrs. Ina Humar and j
two children, Glen and Mable, and
Claire All ree. Mrs. Altree wae badly I
shaken up and sustained several frac-
ltured rib8' Mr8' Hanlar WM 6adIy
shaken up but it Is thought no bones j
were broken. The children escaped
Injury. The top and windshield of
the car were torn off but other wise
seemed to weather the mishap in fine
RAILROAD IS SOLD
EARLY OPERATIONS PLANNED
Purchase of the Yaquina Northern
, railroad extending from a connection
, with the Southern Pacific line-at Ya-
qulna, Lincoln County, 11 miles north,
i through the city limits of Newport
and to Aval Ttpnch with an. onl
; United States Spruce Corporation, for
a price of $400,000.
' Negotatlons had been under way
for several months and the deal has
the approval of the Secretary of War,
Tlie Purchase was completed in all
8ave mlnor details last month.
10081 t0 tlle BPruce division of the
United States army in building the
llne wa" H.271.B06 and the Bpruce
,orest 11 entere declared to be the
Jarges ' United
Slalea and MBresates from 3,000,-
m 500000()000 feet
i There are coninletn ene nn hanslno-.
fuel oil and water facilities, log dumps
and booming grounds and the pur
chase Includes a small sawmill at
Otter Rock which was built to cut
ties for lhe railroad.
It Is said only one other large body
of spruce now available exists west of
the coast mountains In the United
States that on the Olympic peninsula
In Washington, and It is not nearly
so accessible as tho Siletz npruce. The
latter tract is 50 per cent spruce, an
unusunny nign perceniage, the re-
molnaor of the trees being fir, cedar
antl hemlock, all of which ultimately
w111 be ,0KBed oft nnd mllled Dy the
planB of p- A' Dut)r. P'residont and
Senoral manager of the Multnomah
Luraber to begin
' newlyacqulred line, as that concern
already owue much tlmW tn th.T
alpeady owaa nlch timber in that
Rpi'tlnn nnrl nn fnHlmr nnnliuuaa q ca
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Approximately 250,000,000 feet of
.ik- i i , .
lade " ab '"""'h r'
tlon and Bllort loKBlng roads of tem-
porary construction will make avail-
aaamonai. unproductive portions
of the llne haVe been completed al-
ready and furtller exten8lon ' be
lnto tlie heart of flne tlraber.
From ,he northern end of the line.
an extorsl(,n '8 Panned for a later
date to Ul9 head of tldewator 00
The bulk ot the s,pruee tlmber
opened u b 11,8 wiU be cut at
1,18 Multnoman mlu in Portland.
,LoB8 w111 be hauled t0 the Ya1ulna
connectlon wltn the Southern Paciflo
mi over tlle lalter line t0 tllls clty-
" 18 eaunlaleQ l,lal l "'nfir a"
ready ownei1 "o blletJ1 ba8in.
callable for bringing over this rail-
roaa and otller timber for which the
line is the sole outlet, will give the
Multnomah company an ample spruce
Bupjily for the next 30 years and will
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shlp-Ded more than 8.500.00O foet of
H)"5 airplane stock In 15 months,
larger than the quantity shipped by
any other mill.
(Cout. on Pagu Two)
To seal In the
' delicious Burley