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TOLEDO, LINCOLN COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 15th, 1922
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State Chamber of Commerce
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UtTlpial I ells MOW to Build
Cities and Communities at Lo-
cal Chamber Tuesday Evening
Chamber of Commerce Should
Be "Melting Pot" for the
Threshing Out of All Com -
Cooperation through organiza
tion backed by the will of a united
people of any ronr.i.u'ilty v.-Hl in
the end accomplish any task no
matter what tne peii'id oi tuit
community set out to do, accord
ing to M. J. Duryea. secretary of
the Organization and Service de
partment of the Oregon State
Chamber of Commerce, in an ad
dress given at the local Chamber
of Commerce rooms Tuesday eve
ning before an audience of ap
proximately 150 men and women.
Mr. Duryea In making his intro
ductory speech told of how Chambers
of Commerce In all cities of any size
throughout the United States had .
proven to be the "melting pot" for
all problems directly effecting the up
building of the respective communi
ties and also told of how these organ
izations were preparing to meet the
gigantic tasks that ere being placed I
before them. "In fact," he stated, I
"scools are being established in many
sections of the country for the ex
press purpose of educating men an Conference of Oreeon and Cal
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Must Have Visions.
'Men who do things have visions
o me lBfc iiiy Xp-i v, , , N h f , c
?i',8hhii;"g .ei??w and the R"osevelt.Memorial
n , ? tI '?m ltCca3t Highway Association have def-j-on
pecVn of Toledo, no doubt, haye.,nK , dotermlned on Jul 10 .
visions of wha you expect your lit- date f h b,
tie city to be in the year to come. , ro0. ., ,,,", , .u n...
Cooperation and organization through
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compllshments than any. of you have
maglned providing this united spirit
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the women present by gating that he
was always glad to talk to them on
the subject of community Prof ess a,80 wlI, fce attended b offlcIa,'
2flUr.he8f, .1 LC.047mn'MTei of the highway eommhV
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women and.their many organizat on-
ir. "uryeaa . "
u.i upt,.u.M. w.D
many numerous oneS buubu
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oeauuiu niBct. ui icu, cu.u6"B
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Prior to the address of Mr. Duryea
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"f oy .s ivoss, w. u. vou lanu coln county Oregon, president of the
Elmer Plant This was followed by Roosevelt Memorial Coast Hi gh way as
two vocal solos by Mia. Davles c 80clatlon wU1 reBpond for Oregon, to
companled by Mrs Fern Hayden at gether wlth state Senator A. W. Nor-
uio pibuu. . iucai quariei uiao reu-
dered two solos. Bert Gert also gave
a vocal solo.
iThe meeting was opened by the
reading of tho mnlutes of the previous
meeting by the secretary and the
reading ot four new names for mem
bership in the Chamber. They were:
Edw. Lytle. Lincoln County Progres
sive Stores, G. W. Ford, and the Lin
coln County Leader. The Civic club
risked the Chamber of Commerce to
hold the Chamber of Commerce rooms
open in ine evenings m oraer mat
peop e might use the library n the
evenings. A motion was unanimous
ly passed to comply with the requesv
and volunteers will take charge of
entertaining people who wish to util
ize the library and tables.
After motion for adjournment the
tadies served delicious cake and
strawberry Ice cream,
Presldent MoCluskev announced
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mat. uiu next, regular meeting wouia
be held on Tuesday, June 20, at which
time Strawberries, cake and Ice cream
would be furnished by E. L. Peter
on and J. E. Cooter. The meeting
Is open to the rrn--ra' public.
Held at Siletz
Interesting Program of Speech
es, Songs and Games Hold
Attention of Sunday School
Workers in Two-Day Conven
tion; Toledo H. S. Presents
Senior Play "Clarence."
(By Dr. Carter)
The High School play "Clarence'",
Elven by the senior class of Toledo
last Wednesday evening In the Gov
ernment school building before an
audience much too small for such an
excellent play. To those who did not
come I would say you missed one of
the finest comedy dramas ever staged
at Siletz. Where all did well it would
be Invidious to make comparisons but
I wiuld like to eay If it had been left
to o vcte of the audience, Miss Addle
Graham would have won the cake.
Continued on Page Six.
WOULD HAVE CALF CLUB
The progressive little Yachats Com'
munity Is always awake to any situa
tion or fcondition that will help them;
'and learning ol the organization of
the Calf Club In Lincoln County, has
made request that the County Agent's
olllce assist them In organizing t
:Calf Club In their community. Mr.
S0.1 "'tV,ttt'" n'a"r ,n
tasen care or at once. He further
states that any other community that
would like to have their youngsters
interested in this educational as wen
as profitable venture will be assisted.
OLIVER CURTIS CRUM
: DIES AT CORVALLI3
I Oliver Curtis Crum, a resident and
mail carrier of Nortons, died at Cor-
jvallis, May 29, aged 52; cause ot
death acute Nephritis. He leaves to
mourn his death his wife and five
children, Curtin, Lewis, Wars, Mert
and Mary at home, and a mother,
brother and two sisters of Hannibal,
Wr. Crum was well acquainted in
I this section of the country and the
; sympathy of the entire community
! goes out to is family In this hour of
i their affliction. it
itomia Coast Counties at
Cresent City set for July 10th.
. Coagt Highway which in the State of
Oregon is commonly known as the
uossevelt Coast Highway.
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lng w., De attended by not ony Jftrge
delegations representing the county
courts ana commercial bodies of each
f ft coagt f
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sions of both Oregon and California,
,ag we as department engineers reD:
resenting the United States bureau t
The meeting which has been set for
July 10 at Crescent City will be called
to order Dy Mr. w g Mieri of Eure.
ka, the president of the North of the
Countlea 0f California association.
Hon. Bcn F. Jone, of Newport, Lin
blad ClateOD Countv Dlrectni? an..
John C. Kendall, of Marshfleld, dire.
tor for Coos county, and many others.
who will present different phases of
the coast highway In Oregon.
United States Engineer Purcell, ot
Portland; Herbert Nunn, ot the State
highway engineers; Hon. R. A. Booth,
John Yeon and W. A. Barrett, asso
ciate members of the state highway
commission, as wetl as the county
courts and commissioners of the coun
ties along the California and Oregon
coaat have been. Invlted to attendi and
a large number have signified their
intention of meeting at Crescent City
on the date of the meeting.
Crescent City was chosen as being
the logical meeting point between ca.
ifornia and Oregon, as It is only ten
miles from the state boundary, and
J is the home of Judge Childs, one of
the most famous good road enthusl-
--(ttoto ui liiu Biuiu ui ituuuruia. vrea-
ent City is the largest city In the
country without a railroad and the
coast road means much to its prosper
ity and development.
The Oregon State Highway commis
sion has several large projects under
contract In Curry county; and the
federal government, bureau of public
roads, has a large project 'between
Grants Pass and C.-esent City, so that
before long this section of the coast
will undoubtedly be much more acces
sible to travel.
The trip Is easier to make now than
ever before, as the new Roseburg
Coos Bay highway Is now open to
travel and the road down the coast
through Curry county to Cresent City
is, though rcugh In spots, in excellent
condition, and without a doubt there
will be a large and representative
gathering at Cresent City from both
Oregon and California.
G. O. P. COMMITTEEMEN
ORGANIZE IN MEETING
Republican committeemen of Lin
coln County met at the Court House
Monday afternoon and organized,
electing G. A. Shoemaker of Newport
as county chairman: B. M. Amit.
of Newport as secretary; Jim Franks
of Siletz, treasurer; O. V. Hurt of
Alsea, state icommjtteeman; W. TV
Ball of Toledo as congressional com-J
mltteeman. No arrangements vn
made for the campaign but will be
arranfiTPfl Intnp at a m ant It. wr . l.i.I
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at the call ot the chairman.
Two New Engines
Ready to Operate
On Losing Road
Baldwin Locomotives for Oper
ation on. Logging Spur Be
tween Alsea and Yachats Riv
ers; Big Mill to Start Opera
tions About July 7.
Two new Maccaraltvne Baldwin
l0E"ine ensrinen arrival' In Toldn
.Saturday from th0 Baldwin Locomo- erations this spring is now ready to bu'llu'"n Pacilic, recently announced In the last issue of the Leader, some
tive Company of Pennsylvania, the supply the Lincoln County public with ifiKUru8 sIlcw'"S tha; uurlug the lasi'one writing from Portland under date
I property of the Manary Logging com- cheese. As the success of the onjanl. ! fcur ycu" 07ti automobiles ran into of Jun0 2nd, 1922 sold anions other
pa.ny, a subsidiary cor.nany of the zation depends on the prompt sale of :t,l siiei ot Southern PrcITIc trains, , things, that the County Court of Lin
Pacific Spruce Corporation. Tho en- the product, the public at large, and rtsu!t''K In 13 deaths and 2G3 Injuries. '(( In County at, its meeting with the
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aio supei-iitsiiua un ou.nurB ami purucuiariy uie mercnants or the
weigh respectively 61 tons and 123 county, are earnestly reimostsa to give
tuts. They will do taken to the logg- the factory a trial. Samples of tho
ing camp now being installed by Uieicheee have been received in Toledo
manary company Detween tne Aisea'and is or an e:;cel.ent quaiity. Mr. E.
and Yachate rivers near NewDort.
where they will operate hauling logs.lenced cheese man, and with the new!
to the Yaqulna bay
Mill to Start Next Month.
According to F. W. Stevens, genera,
manager of the Pacific Spruce Corpor
ation, the big mill here will start op-
erations about July 7. The operations
at first, however, will be for construe- BOOST the cheene business. Halp
tion purposes only, all lumber cut for, this new industry out by sending in
a considerable length of time to be your order for cheese at once. Ad
used for the building of lumber sheds dress your orders to Mr. Peter Muno,
and other buildings that are necessary 611ete, Oregon.
before the giant mill can start actual
operations to commercialize the some
800,000:000 feet of timber that this
company has at Us command.
A force of approximately 200 men
are woikins.on tho reconstruction of.
tne mui, tne giant uuroer is practical
ly finished and is receiving Its final
coat of paint, tho cement power house
is nearing completion also, while the
Installation of machinery In the mill
proper is being rushed at a rapid pace;
a pile-driving crew hag been busy for
the past month driving piling for the
foundations' of he huge lumber sheds
and dry kiln. As stated before, the
lumber turned out by the mill in its
operations will be used for the con
struction of these sheds and other
A general write-up of the mill and
its possibilities . will appear in these
columns some time next, month 1m
mediately after operations have start.
For Fair Should
Be Prepared Now
Little Early for Some Exhibits,
but sarriu should be Prepared
as They Mature; Fair First
Week in September.
The Lincoln County Fair will be held
this year the first week in September.
Early you know, so It won't rain. This
may be a little early for some exhibits.
but there ore a lot of excellent exhibit
materials that will have matured long
before this time. For" instance, the
now In their prime. Communities
various grasses and clovers are Just
planning exhibits would do well to see
that exhibits of the various grasses
and legumes are gathered now and
preserved. In preparing these exhib
its, it Is best to pick them and care
fully bunch them, tying loosely in
bundles about 6 to 8 Inches in diameter
at the base. Hang them from the ceil
ing, preferably In a well ventilated
dark room where they will cure fast
enough to prevent mold at the same
time retaining their color. Don't put
it off or leave it to the other fellow.
Forage and grass crops are big as
sets in this County and we should
have big exhibits of them at the fairs.
SUPREME COURT DECISION
WOULD WRECK THE S. P.
Fortunate, lndood. lt is for Oreeon
that the Transportation Act of 1920
provides the means whereby the state
may be saved the costly complications
that would ensue were the recent de
cision of the U. S. Supromo Court to
be enforced literally by separation of
the Central Pacific properties In Ore
gon from the Southern Pacific. Title
to various disjointed portions of thetkla as they were, It is difficult to ar-
Southern Pacilic lines in Oregon rests
in the Central Pacific. The Southern
Pactflc portion would be seDarated
from Jts main lino connoction with
California and portions of it would be
separated from each other In Oregon.
To disjoint them would maroon dif
ferent sections of the sUU from
through service by one coniDanv. ex
cept so far us Joint and competing op
eration by two comnanlns over the
same lines could be estahlloheri wiiiiilcBs from 1C0 ito 176 phones and a'l
an or us extra expense and vexatious
It is Inconceivable tht the U. S.
Attorney Oonerr.I's Office will attempt
Immediate and literal enforcement of
the decision, esneclallv m if i nt
old case brought under the 1890 Slier-
man anu-trust act, which in 1920 was
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For the Market
Success Depends Upon Patriot-
i icness of People to a Real
ome industry. Demand
noma Cheese From Your
The Lower Sll:z Clipna fnntnrv
whlrh war rmni-ni nH otnrtnrf .
P. Truax. cheesa maker l an evnor.
equipment and the clean, pure milk
delivered promptly each morning by
the dairymen who realize that tho bet
ter the milk the better the pay, the
factory has an excellent opportunity
to produce a high quality product.
STATE GRANGE TO BE
HELD NEWPORT 1923
One of tho big things accompMshad
by the delegates of this section of the
country at the state grange meeting
held at McMinnville last woek fas
Lincoln tjounty representatives for
Z, mtce for hKwitnTlBSS S road rom Sa.mon river to Taft, on the
tne piace lor tne noiaing of the 1923 delivered at the school gym last Fr o,, iv1. ,ho Cmmtv nmirt nf T.ln.
jsraaoum J. w. Parrlsli and other -University of Oreeon before a crowd . J.. -j . ..u
the landing of the 1923 convention In ures wcre presented showiny how few
Lincoln county. Other counties were people are fortunnto enouph to coin
strong contenders but Lincoln finally . piote their education In college. "Out
won out by five to one. 'of every hundrel dudIIs that enter
iN&wport win De cauea on to ac.
commodate 1000 delegates, that will
auena me conven-ion next year ror
?.p.er ?1W!& 4ito.toct
win serve tq opon this beach resort
early and will also necessitate the
opening of the roads to auto travel.
Reduces Rates on
New. Rates Effective on July
ink R,hu..n d; c d
Lines in Oregon Where Can-
nenes Are Located
Portland, Ore. J. H. Mulchay, Gen
eral Freight Agent of the Southern
Pacific Company, announces today
publication of a new tariff, effective
July 10th, 1922, naming reduced rates
and minimum weights on canned
fruits, berries and vegetables, b3-
tween points on the Southern Pacific!
Linea in Oregon at which canneries!
are located, for assorting and conpol--
idationu into carloads for Eastern!
This Is the third reduction that has
been made by the Southern Pacific In
rates and minimum weights, to assist
the packing Industries along the
Southern Pacific Lines In Oregon, dur
ing the past sixty days, the others
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By Fire Sunday
I the impending hunt staged In that
Corvallis, Or; June 12. Frame territory by the Coyote Club last Sat
shacks fronting on Second and Third urday; for the campaigners hunted
streets, betweon Jefferson and Adama out every canyon and not a coyote
street, and housing eight different could be found. The Cllne Brothers'
business concerns, were either burned party killed a wildcat, after an exclt
to tho ground or damaged to the ex- ing chaBe, during which run tho dog
tent of $6 0OO to $8,000 in a blaze at 6 music was exciting. The Jacobsen
o'clock Sunday afternoon that greatly
endangered other .business structures
and residence prcperty across the
street on Third street
There was little or no damage
suranco on the properties, and the
structures being as old and ranishac-
rive at any appraisement of value
say those who are frequently called
upon to make decisions ot this char
acter. One of t helargest losses was that
ot the Pacific States Telephone Com
pany, two stretches of about 300 feet
of 100-palr cable belli.'; burned out, the
poles carrying these wire? being
strung through the alleyway. This
Injury to the phono service made use
B"monB ouin 01 jenerson street, in
eluding Mbnroe, Bellfountaiu, Alpine
and farmers lines out that way. Jtmt
as quickly as the flames had died
down sufficiently to permit of work,
Manager J- C. Lowe had experts siz
ing up the situation and at work re
storing the lines. He hopes to have
things In moving shape by late this
evening. Corvallla Gazette-Tlincs.
S. P. SUES AUTO DRIVER
WHO RAN INTO TRAIN
'Los Angeles, June 10. The flrajt
legal action under the Southern Pa
cific Company's new policy of filing
suits for damages against careless
motor vehicle drivers who run into
and damage trains has juBt been taken
The railroad company has asked the
Superior Court to award $1325.00
damages against c
Coe and Whlttaker,
motor truck, op-
amlnj f.. A ...u n Iff I
crashed into a Southern Pacific loco-
motive and derailed the tender.
In connection with the "Careful
C'tssing Campaign," started June 1
by au tne railroads, It. J. Clancy, as-.
s:3tant to the goneral manuger of the
. : , , o..
ani broko down crQSslll8 sa:cs lower -
:t'd to u'"otect them and 20 ran down
jLrc3ai"S flagmon, standing at their
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lw,un OI approacning trains.
Held on Friday
. and whorein,. they would build the
roar C k . 1 road from Neskwln in Tillamook
Dean Straub of University of County through the foreBt reserve t0
Oregon Delivers Address; Ur- Salmon river In Lincoln County, Lin
ges Students to Seek Higher coin County, Tillamook County and the
Education: Edith Youne Val- forest People to cooperate in the ex
.j:.p. & penses, Lincoln County was lo pay for
eaictonan. ner port0n the BUm of $19,000.00,
1 pica iui in ku in cuuuuuuii wuH kj tion Ann AA Viii M a
A In. .. l.I. . kl
, of Toledo nennla Snmn stArt'ln flir
llrst et-ldp In school." slated the
aean. ..only S0 complete the eighth
grade; 12 graduate from high school
and only two are fortunate enough to
eet throueh colleee. In six rasen out
0f ten you parents are to blame for
eh.ld dropping out of school."
"Lack of tact on the part of the par-
tents when the boy or girl reaches the
critical age of from 13 to 18 years nu
caused the wreck of many a life that
! might have made a mark In the
world," he stated further.
I Dean Straub quoted governmen
figures, showing that 98 per cent of
the men who are running the govern-
ment today and are ot tho head of all
big financial institutions are colles
graduates, thus giving a strong ex
ample why students should gain a
college education whatever sacrifice
was necessary to attain It
Ml3B Edth Young dellvered her
valedictory speech, "1 am an Amer-
lean," in a mnnner that does credit to
herself and to her instructors. Other
numbers on the program were:
Piano Solo Miss Nellie Peterson.
Vocal Solo Mrs. Davles.
Presentation of Diplomas G. B. Mc
1 Music was furnished by the school
LflVfiff IMnl- flf"
Home to Receive
I lUnilllg rariiCS
Covote Club's Bio; Hunt. Partici
pated in by 30 Men and 20
n - iai-ij n 2. rj.. u
Dogs; One Wild Cat Pays the
The wily coyoteB which had been
.feasting on the goats on Wilson
Mountain must have received a tip o!
party doss started a coon just after
running across fresh bear signs and
the members of this party, including
the County Agent, Mr. Cooter, made a
in-'wild charge down through the salmon
berry and vine maples to the bottom
of tho canyon, but the wily M. Coon
had taken refuse as far up an old
growth fir that he was perfectly safe.
Willie somewhat disappointed, at
not starting a coyote last Sunday, the
ciJb members ari not discouraged as
Uiey learned last Sunday that hounds
had been working In the Wilson moun
tain territory during the past woek,
this being responsible for the absence
of tho coyotes which undor such ci.
cumsiances move cut onto adjoining
ranges. Officers of the Club urge all
Interested In continuation of predatory
animal eradication to send In their
memberships either to President 7.
J. Cllne or to Earl Welton of Eddy
vllle. Annonncement of the noxt hunt
wlll be made later.
The McCormicks call Max Oser a
fortune hunter. Having seen a photo-
jtrniph of Malhllde, we think they are
right. CorvalliB Gazette-Times.
B, F. Jones Urges Building of
Rord From Salmon River to
Taft Instead of to Devils Lake
iti Order That Markets May Be
Nawpo'-t, Oregon, June 12th. 1922
To the Ldltor:
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.to a project with the co-operation of
the Merest people, to construct a road
from Nekwin in . Tilbmook County
Lr.lte in Lincoln County, and next, year
It was decided to build from Devils
Lake to a crossing of the Siletz river.
This project to ccst $510.0')0.OO and
'. Lincoln County to pay $120.000 00 the
rest to be paid by the State and Fed
The correspondent Is In error in this
that prior to the spacla! election in
1921, the County Court of Lincoln
County and the County Court of Till
amook County and the Forest people
had made an arrangoniert whereo
I W hen It was suggested tnat Lincoln
the State Highway Commission and
they entered Into a contract with the
Highway Commission wherohy ana
wherein, they would cooperate and
each party put up $120,000. Lincoln
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O!ort1 ?. Court turned
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from Portland they published in tne
T, AMance trom Mmm rlver t0
T f t the sletz rver ,8 nnollt eIght
m Ule moBt of the wajr lg thnl an
country and there Is a good dirt
r(md w))h d de tnerofore lt
, t k , thnt th comp,0on 0f
Hl, d the KTiAlng nn(, r0(.kng
WQUd C08t more than ,10i0oo per mile
nt vorv .. w nrA B(lvsed
that the gtate HKhwov Commission
have contracted the rocking of the
Corvallls-Newport road for $5p00.OO
per me and on the road rom salmon
river to Taft there Is hard rock such
as is at Agate Beach. Therefore It Is
not likely that the cost of the Salmon
dwo-t. t, n,,,t,i stnnnn
Now the County Court' mad(, this
agreement with th estate Highway
Commission with the understanding
that the rounty was to reserve from
the $120 000.00 to be voted by the peo
ple the sum of $19 00000 to snend on
the 8ad propoaed road from NeBkwln
to Salmon river. Therefore the coun
tv would have left for the bull'llni? of
the Salmon river Taft road $101,000.00
I or more than enough to complete tha
said road without the cooperation of
tho State Highway CommlMlon. Now
why not build this road according to
'agreement from Salmon river to Taft
building only about three mi.es from
Salmon river to Devils luko? The
people of tho Devils lake country and
all Salmon river have to hnul their
Products over the Coast ranee to Will.
amlna. The building of tho Salmon
rIvcr.Taft wlll 1(,t ;hem have an
Ocean outlet to market.
B. F. JONES.
Will Have Picnic
June the 24th
Feast and Frolic Will Be Held
on Farm of L. A. Hulbert, Lo
cal Purebred Jersey Breeder;
It will be a big day, full of entei
talnment, ns well as educational fea
tures. If the plans of the Jersey Cat
tle Club for their picnic scheduled for
Saturday the 24th are carried out as
it Is expected they will be: as the
Jerseymen have a characteristic ot
putting across what they plan. Per
haps one of the most inviting features
of the picnic Is the big basket dinner
which will abound with the delicious
foods Into which tho Jersoymen's
wives are able to convert Jersey milk
In order to insure an oversupply for
the dinner, visitors are urged to bring
a basket of dinner which wlll entitle
them to a free ticket to the long tabls
under the apple trees.
Professor Fltts Will Talk.
Professor E. B. Fltts. of O. A. C.
will be preient and speak; and an In-
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