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LINCOLN COUNTY LEADER
LINCOLN COUNTY LEADER, TOLEDO, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 10thr 1922.
Through .Efforts .of :.Pacifiic
Spruce Traffic Manager and
unamDer oi commerce oouin
ern Pacific Grants Reduction.
Through the efforts of W. J. Thorn-'
as, traffic manager for the Pacific
Spruce corporation. In conjunction
with the Toledo Chamber of Com-
nierce, the Southern Pacific Railroad
company has issued new freight rates
between Portland and Toledo and
Yauina which took effect on August
1st. The new rate will enable the
shipments of products from Portland
:at 33 1-3 per cent reduction under
tne old rate, prior to juiy ist, tnis
OLD RATE8 AND NEW
The old rates on first, second, third
and fourth class freight pir hundred
pounds, from Portland to Toledo were
as follows: first class, xi.U8; second
class, .fS'fcc; third class, .83c; and
-as follows: first class, 85c; . second To what trade or business or pro
class. 72c; third class, 60c and fourth fesslon do you think you would like
Practically all staple goods coming
into Toledo from roniana come unaer
fourth class and will be noted that
thTalffeVence o 'the' old I rete and the
new is 23c per CSred pounds, a?-
lowing a saving of more than one-
.thlrd to the shipper.
Thso'.d rate to Yaqulna were 1 12
:99c, 86c and 75c. The new sched
ule of prices allow the same rate to
Yaqulna as to Toledo. Elk city
also affected by the reduced rates,
according to the report.
GIRL'S ARM BROKEN
IN FALL FROM ROOF
A brr'.-' arm and an iniured ankle
wns tho experience of the little daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Anderson
the roof of her home, according to a
renort from the doctor's office. Mr.
Anderson was serving on the Jury in
Circuit court at the time of the ac
cident - "
EFWORTH LEAGUERS TO
OIVC BtiMtri I onwvv
The local Epworth league, the youns
people's society of the First Methodist
church, will give an evening of on-
tertalnment at the Ross theatre Tues-
,,.. ,.n-.,,. ThP ynunfr no.mle are
little bit secret as to Just what
...i.. ui an entertalament they are
going to present, but they ask the
good people of Toledo to purchase
tickets and they will guarantee a
Jolly gor.d time in exchange.
Th tickets are selling at 50c for
adults and 25c for children. Tickets
ere on sale at the Tolodo Drug co.
j k. t, Ml. nnt.. trnnl.,A
a ll u irj bile wiiboco uiii;a.ia . uni.it .
and EH fa Lytle.
8Y fl MANAGER TO
TUi cu.mIJ d- r. er-
This Should Be Greatest Fair
in History of Lincoln County
From Outlook of Spirit Shown
mi. n -x , r, .
The Fourth Annual Lincoln County
Tair is 10 oe neiu ai loieao on Sep
tember 6, 7, 8, and 9. Definite pre
paration and arrangements are now be
ing leveled to guarantee the success
of this worthy Community Builder.
ThlB is now, and should be made
even to a greater degree, the center
of attraction In al! the ' -ounties of
this great State of ours. It has un
bounded Natural Resources, which has
not been given so freely of in so
many of our neighboring States.
Therefore, It will be the purpose of
on Hinia rhun tnu. i. marfo t
all those in whom trust is made, to
give those County Fairs, the efforts,
thought and attention which they
rightfully deserve and to assert In. no
. u .. ,VI. I
Onnnrtnnllv .nil Mini .A An. nn Kit
irilldB the hltnr. rieat nlpa nt our Pn.
A number of meetings of the Fair
Dard have been held to. effect the
mnnromiint. whlilt will hn nanaaaafu
rrangement3 which will be necessary
for the building of plans, and of put-
ting the same in to effect that shall
be verified with action. The Premium
llsts are made out and are in the
ha.nna nf flip nrtnlArn Cnnoaaainna ar
belnV grantedrVhe T ground, Tars bemg
cleaned and .repa.res being made, a
new stock barn 40 x 100 is now under
process of construction and consider-
able painting will be applied to the
i?.ingS. . . . .v' .
With the advent of the new Mil nar
, , . "
Hjperationa here and with the times
gradually leveling themselves Into
stability, there can be no prediction
Alll. lh.ll All noon u flit fal-n f .tn.
VU V , W .n.i - v. . uiu-
coin CbUllty. Boost This Public En.
erpria lot It all reacts tor the bet-
ierment of Lincoln County.
School .Superintendent .Victor
Shawe Urges That Boys and
Girls In Country Make Ar
rangements to Attend School
j VV inter
. " r
Victor Shawe, school superintendent
of the Toledo public schools, is very
anxious that every boy within the
jui!i,dictlon of the lo.-al hiRh srlirol
should attend that Institution. The
loual high school has all the aJvaiit-i
ng'? of similar educational Instituting
in the large cities and arran?o:nunt; 1
nil: br. made to take .'are of !jo or
girl living too far from the city bv
nnilir.g places In town where they can
work for board and room dur.ng the
school months if so desired by the
The following letter is being tuailud
to possible high school students in I
the outlying districts urging their at-
tendants when school opens here cn
to devote your time? Doubtless you
have already decided this Important:
question. Do you rellze the high school
vou attend and the aublecta vou
study will hav , a gret deal to do
wllh your success or failure In the
(Continued on page six.)
- SILETZ MUSIC LOVERS
TREATED TO EXCELLENT
M?nd Mrs-,RuthXn T"rney of
Chemawa, Ore., Rendered De-
I I . A t . I I r.
llgniTUI IVlUSICai r rOgram;
Toledo People Present
By Chas. E. Larson)
Mr. unrt Mm Ruthvn t.iitbv nf rha.
", wregon, gave meir mira an-
nual concert at the Agency last Thurs-
day evening to an appreciative audi-
ence of about 250. This concert is
conceded to be the best given at Silctz
by these talented people and to enum-
erate a favorite would bo to ask the
Impossible These concerts are al-
ways of high order and people of Siletz
are to be congratulated upon having
the privilege of hearing Oils good mu-
The program, as given below, is
..only attempted " y artiBts. Mr. Tumey,
the violinist, Is a genius. We marvel
at his ability with his instrument. .We
saw one man on the platform with a
vlnlln and whon i Innknil awav It
------ .... ..
sounded as if mere must be two or
three playing. He has complete mast-
er of his instrument and we noticed
that at times he played a complete
theme or air upon one string while
the ordinary "fiddler" would b9 using
all four. His nimble fingers hammered
all over the flndgerboard at such a
rapid pace that astonished' the natives.
He demonstrated the fact that he is
past master of right arm technique.
Mr. Tumey was able assisted by Mrs,
Turney at the piano. Mrs. Tumey is
a graduate of the Conservatory of Mu-
lc of Willamette University. The.
mualcyeSi we neard the music andi
it waa wonderful. The reporter does
not lay claim to the distinction of be-,
ln a crltlc of nU8c but we do know
that they can keep 250 people In their
geat8 J cloge at?entlon; for tne ful,
that they can keep 250 people in their
(Continued on Page 5)
WALTER L. TOOZE, 8TATE CHAIR
MAN, MEETS LINCOLN COUNTY
G. O P'S. AND EXPLAINS OR"
G. O P'S. AND EXPLAINS OR'
Newport, Ore. Walter L, Tooze,
-m T. Ull
... tj- Tno-olli ..n..lii
.inn.l..tl.ii nf lha Donnlul, on nnnnlv
central committee. An enthusiastic ,
meeting was held in the afternoon, at-'
tended by leading Republicans of the
....... .. Anl,, f ...... Ti..n.- anil
county, not only from Nowport and
Toledo, but from outlying precincts
as far as Siletz and Waldport, some
of the committeemen having come in
the night before ln order to be pres-
on TV. nlon nt nyfranifatnn mo a
explained V the gaterFng by. Mr.
Tc$,ze and adopted, and will be car-'
rled Into effect at once. Reports from
the various precinct committeemen
were to the effect that regardless of
how tne Present contest may terml-'.
natn Lincoln rnuntv will ra nnwn the
line for the republican ticket this fall
from top. to bottom
An informal dinner was given at the
U.1 A nl... n .kA -ltl.. In nnnnn n
11UICI n.ui I u L 11 C (' IUUI11. U IIVUUI '
the visitors. Mr. Took and Mr v'"""- "" r. nu.uori. buouiu
galls were present at a similar meet-
ing In Corrallls Tuesday.
F. A. Elliott, Stae Forester, has announced that if dry
weather continues the hunting season, scheduled to open
August 20, may be necessarily postponed as a precaution
against forest fires.
Past records clearly indicate that many fire3 are start
ed by careless hunters.
Governor Olcot will by proclamation postpone the sea
son if conditions appear to warrant such a move.
W E. BALL,
District Warden for Lincoln County.
BUY HAY NOW SAYS
COUNTY AGENT IN
Good Cow Hav Is Selling in Val
ley at $16. Per Ton: Stockmen
Should Co-operate and Pur
chase Car Load Lots.
Tho PYlromo'v ilrv woolhn. k,.';,Th. TJ m....- ,
made hay 8ear8e and hieh' but none
the 1888 e88entUI ln th ""tenance
of livestock this coming winter," said
County Agent J. E. Cooter today, of the United States Cupreme Court,
."There will be no surplus hay this win- according to a letter sent to the Inter
ter so that undoubtly the beat time state Commerce Commission on Aug-
buy hay is now; and wouM LX Under rder
say the best way to buy hay Is to get The wh)ch WM gent tQ ,he
your neighbors orders' together, make terstate body protesting the action of
up a car load and buy it direct from the court Is as follows:
the producer, or from some producer' "Tlie ProPsed Seperntion of the
.in i. i . i. i Southern Pnclllc and Central TaiMlic
selling organization. Before it has , a(.C(ir(I.,nce wlth the reoent
been essential to add to the neces- decision of the Supreme Court is sonie
sary expense of hauling to the ware- thing of great interest to the people
ago chargese the llM)ad later
house, paying storage. Insurance, dray-
and saieman's commission for selling,
. . . i i . ,,, . .
Clu" umm tuw imy is Bailing Hi around yrejuu .ur uiuny years, ana we iei
$16.00 per ton In the Willamette Valv that anything that will tend to take
ley, in Linn, Lane and Benton. cottuffomlU financial Btrength Will, un
it Is little early for prices on last-
ern Oregon alfalfa, but the alfalfa hay
,iA k ,j - a j.,
eitner rrom growers utrect or through
one of the several hay growers as-
sociatlons. The County Agent's office
would be gla to assist carload pur-
chasers in locating supplies of hay."
pA.Np, . v HIIPT
GIRL PAINFULLY H "RT
BY SLIVER IN ABDOMEN
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Edw. Anderson was painfully injured
Saturday about noon while playing,
The little girl was evidently sliding
down a plank when a larg sliver en-
tered her abdomen. According to Dr.
num.. s,tona ha ... ,
.uiboo " hiwuuuu tuo vnna, mc
silver plowed its way into the abdomen
to a depth of eight inches. The liver
was punctured as a result of the in-
Jury. The doctor removed the giver
from the little girl's body and at last
reports, she was resting easily,
WISHES AT ONCE
Livestock Pavilion Superinten
dent L. A. Hulbert Must Know
Exact Number Animals That
Will Be Displayed at Fair.
L. A. Hu'.bert, superintendent of the
livestock pavilion at the fair this year, am awake is Sweet Brier out on Da
is very anxious to have all entrys made pot north of To,eao- They liold regul
..... ar meetings once a month and are ,
at once in order that proper prepare- novv pianinK to give oialla Communl-
tions may be made in the way of pro- ty, which lies Just over the hill on the '
viding quarters, securing feed, and
otherwise preparing to have every-
'thing in readiness before the opening
... . . . ... .....
day of the fair. It Is particularly im-
portant In the case of cattle displays
that the entrys be made eariv in or-
A - .1... .11 ..1 u- ...i
j .v..!,. .. . .
Bna uooruon lesiea oeiore me lair.'
1118 81818 ,aW requires all COWg
T - B- tested, and the fair board
this year, require that all animals on
display must be abortion tested prey-
lous to being brought to the barn. Dr.
Derfllnger, state veterinarian will ar-
rive in the cnun.v th. ,
August, and will be available for tak-
... . .. , .
" f contagious abortion have
been found In the county It 1b partlcu-1
larly Important that no infeeted anl-
Kol8 be brought to the fair, and the In-
d , th BTonnslvA
Iecll0n spreaa to xne very expensive
! . , ,, . , . . . .. , ...
Purebreds .hat will be on display this
Those who have. already made ar-
, 1,1 - . ... 1 1 , ,.
Bet into communication with him at
'once. Hie address Is Toledo, Ore.
MAY BE POSTPONED
DISSOLUTION OF S. P.
BY COMMERCE BODY
1 Sunremn Cnurf noi-icmn Car
ried On WnnlH orinnclu wrucuve expenenco wnicn supports dered to Mrs. Loomls after she had
' u " " n "ouiu aenousiy the urgument I am making that the been injured by an automobile accl
namper Development. beef trust, as well as the coal trust, dent some two years ago. The de-
li T , T "r, '
t, W?'eJ "if W WMnwed to th
.' - irj h . Zt .
lines, as ordered hv recent rinr-lalnn
of fregon and the 1'aHflc Coast.
v ;.The Solltllern P;llific has bn
factor in the development of Western
V . . a ,
ooubtedly be n detriment to us.
"We have in mind the plan announc-
4 h o. u,k rA . .
grouping tne railroads in accordance
with the best interests of all concern-
ed. which plan contemplates the re-
tainlng of the Southern Pacific nnd
Centeral Pacific as one system, nnd
we believe that results of the period
of 62 years- durlnK wh,R" tlme tI,e80
roads have operated under on manage-
ment. proves that such arrangement
will best serve this territory.
We are therefore firmly convinced
that the decree of the Supreme Court
should be stayed that the Interstae
Commerce Commission may act under
the legislation of 1920.
"We are decidedly of the opinlnn
l,nt ha .1. xinin
niai. um u. n . uuiriuaig vi i 111c i ' ill"-
Coast States and particularly of West-
ern Oregon wilt be served by nllowing
these two properties to terrain umlls-
turbed and centime to function as
one system, as they have for more
than 60 years."
SWEET BRIER WILL
COMPETE AT FAIR
WITH BEST OF 'EM
Has Live Community Organiza-
. . ...
tion and Will Be Out in Otren-
o-th tn Win Firt Mnnpu in All
gin iu win rirsi money in n
The latea lommunv In .Lincoln
County to show the world that they
Oialla Slough a good run for their mo-
uey in the community exhibits at the
K0Tng to give away any of their secrets
oOing lo give away any oi tneir socreis
County Fair this year. We are not
although we did attend their meeting
last Sunday, but will jtist add In clos-
lnK tnRt anv community expecting to
uuc O.I. U1H mir UIIU jooi
...tn AM n. n . . 1. .1.1.. ........
-O COUBlQer ine IBCt mill OWCBl
Brier will be there with be:is, with
tlwlr cows, pigs hogs, cl.lckens. and
.iittia ,choo T house it I rum-
oured that L J Thomas' is chief plot-
1 " ' mi n i" o in 1.1111.1 1 '
ter in planning the Community Fair
Proposition, but there is no doubt that
the Rpmtvedts, Graves. Rogers. Thorn-
pBon jjyg EHcksons, Kynlsons
nd even A P Brandt himself will
' " ... . u'duub iiiinocii
Switch tZ "?,r
Jut watch Sweet Brier grow.
r.D in II Tl ID A I KirxAJC
IN NEXT WEEKS ISSUE
I)ue to the fact that we have been
,.Cnj ,. ... K . .
ii n viia .air wuwa mm
attending the Circuit court proceed-
Ings, we found It Impossible to publish
the "Agricultural News" featured ln
tnis issue as scneauiea. However, u
... , t ,..,
wm ail0 tne Lincoln County proceed-
ings for the last session
BEEF TRUSTS FAVORED
OF COUUJL RECORD:
New Jersey Man Who Once Led
Roosevelt Forces Again in
Public Eye Through Charges
Against Beef Trusts and Coal
(Special to The Leader)
(By Robert Fuller)
Autocaster Washington Bureau
The Beef Trust and the Coal Trust
are vicious in their methods of con- llton of Roseburg presiding on the
trolling trade in necessities of life bench, ondiid its August term in Lln
They crush the small producer and coln County Wednesday noon, after
exploit the consummer, and must ho disposing of several of the most im
dissolved, says George L. Record, of poriunt cases scheduled to como U
New Jersey. The way to do this, he at tills term. Three Jury trials were
Bays, is for the people to own and op- had. Those cases were Dr R. D. Bur
.erate the railroads. gess vs. J. H. Loomls aiid wife: J.
George L. Record is a progressive
seeking the seat of the United States
Senator Joseph S. Frellnghuyaen. Mr.
Record does not mince his words In
his charges against the beef trust and
the coal truBt.
Mr. Record says: "I had an In-
depends for Its control of the market
r ".. . . .
Pn railroad lavors equivalent 10 re-
bates which are denied to competitors.
The federal trade commission has
u.. t-.ucoas ... ueu... aner
(Continued on page six.)
TO GREAT BEYOkD
Ca,vin Richard Elsworth Suffers
Stroks of Apoplexy From Ef
fects of Which ' He Failed to
Recover: Funeral Tuesdav- .
fri. i . . i.
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the west In the early days and made mul"" "" : VI,hiihi h
this country what it is today. w. "r rnlr Imn, nf
Calvin Richard Elworth has taken U' r,,nrt im Trnninnnv hvln th rnn
"the long, long trail" to that far off fl.", ,' ZZT ii . hirti
shore of "The Great Beyond," dying c,h ru tn thp mnlfth
at his home here Sunday morning as iX. Mr Vww h . atei that
8 result ot a Btrok of xy, at the "bout 7 men are emploved at present
age of 83 years. 6 months and 15 day. aa that 200 woii d S b , on t
He was born at Koesburg. Ohio, in nri,,,? The rcoTstrurMon conm.nv s
January,' 1839; was married to Susan rushlni work on th la atreteh or road
Pncrs on January 21, 1884, and to i order to comD'ete same bafor-s the
this union two daughters were born, rany geason commences
i::Bla Mae, dying In Infancy, and Onda Mr Norwich stated that the neonta
Cnrev of Toledo 1 of Taft a'e jubilant over the fact that
. M,r". Elsworth "entered the ministry :,ne rond will furnish them much eed
of the United Brethren church In 1882inn,i i,.r nrnvpd for nnilnt
j . . , ooo i""" i..b jiu
(l J U C ii II! R wenl 1 II L 1 1 (1 npr.l.K 11 1 loon.
Wntinir nt Aahlnnd nre. ijiter he
was sent as a missionary lo the Sllntz
Indian reservation where he acted In
that cnnacltv for four vcars. after
which he served as pastor at Yaqulna,
Newport and Toledo.
I Mr. Elsworth was known as an hon
orable citizen and was loved and ro
spected by a wide circle of friends.
He was noted for his generosity and
sympathy for those In any way af
flicted. Mo Is gone but will nut be
I Burial at Newport.
Funeral services were h'e'.d in the
local M. E. church Tuesday afternoon
tho services being conducted by The
Rev. Cain and Rev C. W. Poguo of
Siletz. At the' request of the de-
ceased before he died, the choir sang;
i i . ,. , in in. .. , . 1. 1 ..... . iii..
ms mronle yn", . ..m.i ouum n.n;anu personal property or ine mquina
Praise fn Glory." Following the ser-1 Electric company, which was so:d at
vlccg the renlalng were en to New-' sheriff's sale Saturday afternoon at
port where they were laid at rest In .the Lincoln county court house.
the cemetery there.
RECOUNT SO FAR
NEITHER HALL NOR OLCOTT HAS
cllufi, - unTB im r.nm.
TEST INITIATED BY HALL;
CLERICAL ERRORS NOTED. .
With 20,336 ballots canvassed up l0""1" Warden Shoemaker of Newport
o nightfall Tuesday in the counties of;";0 stte ?,amB, epartmont will soon
Marlon and Multnomah, the recount
nor, had reached a stalemate, neither
the contestant nor the winning candl-
. . .. ... , , , ,
date, Ben W. Olcott, gaining a single
vote by the process. Approximately
M00, Irregularities were .charged by
tne Mini iorces in me preciiuus juhi
checked, which, when revealed, were
... .. .
8X apparent fraud has yet bee.
laJtnd tta oplkton "ot those
watching the daily progress of the re
count has been that al! mistakes thus
far un0overed were hones, ones, pure-
y clerical in- nature. In no precinct
' .. .
hub melts ucuu luiinu uuuriBunvnuic
evidence of stuffed ballot boxe-Ore-
iuibb nu.cnur lut.ubuvu u. mu..y
.rrlved here Wednesdav on the sdocI
al train for a short visit with Mrs. E.
Three Jury Cases. Burgess vs.
Loonis, Bradbury vs. Lincoln
County and Commercial Corp.
vs. Altree, Disposed of.
Mrs. Ethel Fish of Nashville Hat-
Honor of Being First Woman Jury
Foreman in Lincoln County.
The circuit court with Judge Ham-
Bradbury vs. Lincoln county and the
Commercial Corporation vs. O. R. A-
In the case of Dr. Burgess vs Mr.
and Mrs. Loomls, suit was brought
by the doctor to colloct an $80 doctor
bill claimed due him ?jr services ren-
fendant entered a counter claim and
leuiraui ciiio. o vuuuuor ...aim ..v
sewed the doctor for H000.00 damages.
The Jury, after listening to evidence
and oberatini; for several hour, re-
turned a verdict as follows: ur. Bur-
gess to pay costs ot court and neither
the bill of 80 or the Buit for S1000
damages be allowed. Attorneys Wll-
bur of Portland and Waterbury of To
ledo represented Dr. Burgess while
Arthur Clarke of Corvollls represented
I Mr. Loomls.
I In the case J, Bradbury vs. Lincoln
county, after testimony of witnesses
i was taken, G. B. MoCluskey and Arth
ur C!urlto, representing the coun'y,
(Continued on Page Six.)
WORK PROGRESSES ON
I According to Chas, Norwich, stock
raiser and mill man of Taft, who is
here on a business visit and to attend
the August term of the Circuit court.
ork is progressing rapidly i.r. Hie
PrUlinilD DTI I DIIVP
! Jlrl IVIK KM I fill I h
i I 111 U U 1 1 ULL.L UUIU
AT SALE: SATURDAY
Portland Man Plans to Make Ex
tensive Improvements in Lo
cat Electric Light Plant. Ac
cording to Statement.
Mr. Sevmour Bell of Portland. Or.
wns the successful bidder on 'he real
. , . . ... . i . ,
Mr. Bell's bid was, according to the.
sheriff's office, $14,500 for the per
sonal property of the company and
$7,fi00.00 for the real property.
Mr. Boll returned to Portland Sun
day but before leaving stated that
considerable improvements would ba
mndn ln tho electric puut in the near
SALMON AND TROUT
TO BE PLANTED IN
I Acco'lndg to a report from Peputr
Pn w Z Tll TnH
I salmon would be planted and 176,000
trout. TIHb work is to be done Im-
imnHlntolv 1) 11 A u' 11 1 mirva tn mnlfo lh.
mediately and will serve to make the
Yaqulna bay. a heaven for the angler
of the future.
ON TRIP OF INSPECTION
Col. Oh a si VtanWay, accompanied"
by a brothor and son, who is a cadet
from West Point military academy on
furlough, and Col. Arthur E. Fuller
Inspecting government holdings. Col.
VanWay Is retiring from the service
and Col. Fuller will take his place.
Col. Van Why has had entire chasca
of the United States Spruce Corpor
ation since the war and during the
war was In command of Vancouver