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About Intermountain tribune and Linn County agriculturalist. (Sweet Home, Linn County, Or.) 1913-1914 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 18, 1913)
LINN COUNTY AGRICULTURALIST
SWEET HOME, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 18, 1913
struction of the line. We wish we
could give our readers positive as
surance as to the day and date when
work will be commenced, but we
can’t. All the information We pos
sess, are merely rumors; yet they
are of such character that we are
Such Are the Opinions of the People quite positive that work on the line Dan Roth Receives the Highest Sum
will be commenced some time this
Who Are in a Position to
for Clover Crop of Over
It is reported by one who ought
to know, that Porter Bros, will
move their construction equipment
Of course everybody in Sweet from their contract on the Coos Bay
That considerable clover was rais
Home and Foster are awaiting with line to Albany, to be used on the ed this year in Linn county and
expectancy the coming of the rail construction of the line from that that the crop will far surpass the
road. They grasp eagerly any news city to Foster, or some point in this output in many seasons past, was
item which points to an early con- upper Santiam district. This report indicated today by a single shipment,
is worthy of credence, because it is made to the east, which is said to be
reasonable and along lines of practi the largest single consignment of
cal, common Sense. The contract this crop this year from Albany.
M. Senders & Company have just
for grading, tunneling, etc., on the
Coos Bay line, for which the Porter completed the shipment of two car
Bros, contracted, is now rapidly ap loads of clover seed, consigned to
proaching completion. In another Wisconsin buyers. The cars were
month, at most, their contract will shipped this morning. The ship
have been completed when, it is ex ment is valued at $21,000 and is
pected, work on the South Santiam said to be tne biggest consignment
line will be commenced.
of this crop this season from Al
When the right of way men'ap bany.
pear, we trust our citizens will be
A cash price is to be paid for the
most reasonable in their charges clover seed and this will mean that
for permits for the construction of a big sqm of money will be placed
the line through their premises. into circulation here.
While it is but justice to owners
Mr. Senders reports that the
through whose lands the line will largest single sale made this year
pass to receive reasonable remunera bygone farmer, was $5,000, which
tion, owners should remember that was received by Dan Roth for his
the building of the line means the clover crop. August Koenig re
of the value of their farms ceived the next highest price for
You men who live on the farm
have got to be heavy workers.
and those in the immediate vici his clover crop, of about $4,000.'
And if you are heavy workers
Both are leading farmers of Linn
you require heavy sleep and lots
The door of opportunity for this county and they are jubilant over
For heaVy sleep is heavy work’s
upper South Santiam country is just the profitable disposition of their
reaction and it’s not always easy
opening. Let us not impede it in crops without noticeable loss by the
for the heavy sleeper to get up
anyway but, on the other hand, aid recent rains. ■
That’s where Big Ben comes
matters in every way we cant We
Within the next ten days M.
in. He makes it easy every
have splendid grain and stock farms Senders & Co.1 expect to make an
on either side of the river, which, other large shipment of clover to
i Big Ben is a truth-telling and
reliable alarm clock.
because of lack of transportation the east.—Albany Democrat
He gets you up, he never fails.
facilities, have not been developed
You’re always up on the dot if
to their highest state of producti
Linn County School Fair
( he’s in the sleeping room.
vity. The proposed railway line
See him in my window next time
will supply, the factor, hitherto,
you come to town. Hear him
To the citizens of Linn County:
greet you Good Morning. He is
lacking. Therefore', it will be ex
well worth meeting, indeed.
We beg to call your attention to
tremely foolish if, by exhorbitant
fact that the time is near at hand
demands, the line is delayed.
when we are to hold our Second
• A railway line to the South Santi
•Annual School Fair of the county.
am district means more to the peo
Last year our fair was considered
ple of this locality than any of them
a great success for a beginning, and
can conceive. It means thousands
Oregon of new and prosperous homes on one among the best in the state.
This year we hope to have an ex
our hills and in our vales. It means
hibit, both in the county and state
Clean Whaleseme Bed*.
the development of our numerous
fair which will be a credit to our
and immense waterpowers and the
induction of manufacturing enter county and a vast improvement
over the exhibit of last year. Ten
prises. It means the conversion of
the thousands of acres of our burn countiès are to be represented at
ed over lands into productive wheat the state fair and as Linn county is
fields and orchards.
It means not surpassed in the state of Oregon
Newly refurnished and
thoroughly developed and prosper in diversified resources and pro
painted inside. Tables
ous homes where now there is noth gressive citizens we respectively
are supplied with the
ing but ferns and brambles. In solicit the support of every person,
short, it means the placing of the both young and old, in boosting for
best the market affords
South Santiam country on the map. an exhibit which will place our
Feed barn in connection
county at the head of the progress
with the Hotel.........
Annual Industrial Fair
ive column in the state. We again
remind you that the boys and girls
The Holley Grange will hold the are learning many valuable things 'I
F. B. K napp , manager
annual industrial Fair on Saturday in school. There are, also, many
Oct. 11, 1913. A corner of the valuable things to be learned out
side of the school room. To this
Wood Sawing, Grain Chopping and hall will be reserved for the use of
Sweet Home grange where they end we are planning for this county
may store their exhibits using their and state contest in garden pro
ducts, poultry, mechanical and gen
own marks of distinction.
I am prepared to promptly
A special invitation is extended eral industrial work in the home.
execute orders in the above
to all of the Sweet Home people to In doing these things the home and
lines. Prices reasonable.
attend and take part in the pro school are brought closer together
We solicit your orders.
and the boys and girls will learn to
respect labor, to use their hands as
L, B. THOMPSON, SWEET HOME, ORE. j
Master Holley Grange well as their heads to make practi»
TO COMMENCE SOON
should be in every
TWO CAR LOADS
OF CLOVER SEED
cal application of the things learned
in books, to see nature unfold and
become industrious and successful
citizens. The competition of exhi
bits is open to both boys and girls/
The children being devided into two
Classes, those above twelve and
those under twelve years of age. Man Held for Grand Jury at Albany
We want every home and commu
on Charge of Making False
nity represented if possible. Send
something even if it is not what you
would most desire. The best pro
ducts will be forwarded to the state
fair and returned to you without
Albany, Or., Sept. 16.—(Special.)
cost. All poultry will be properly I.—An automobile belonging to Chas.
cared for. You may ship or express B. Smith, was brought to Albany
direct to Roy Shelton of Scio, secre yesterday and sold to William Pat
tary of the county fair, or deliver terson, by Smith who is being held
your products to Supervisor Joseph here in the County Jail, to await
Benner of Lebanon or P. E. Baker the action of the grand jury. The
of Brownsville or at the office of attachment on which the car was
the county superintendent not later secured, grew out of the cashing of
than September 22. Again solicit a check at the First National Bank
ing the loyal support of every citi of this city, by Smith, last week to
zen of Linn county, I remain,
the amount of $103. Investigation,
Very truly yours
it is said, revealed the fact that the
. W. L. Jackson.
account of Smith was overdrawn,
and that his balance was not suffi
High School Pupils Attention!
cient to cover the check.
Smith is being held on two differ
The fall term of Union High ent charges; one of obtaining money
school No. 2, will open in the Upper under false pretenses, the other of
Church in Sweet Home Oregon, obtaining goods under false pre
Monday, Sept. 29.
tenses. The First National Bank
I desire to meet all pupils intend and F. M. French are the complain
ing to attend, at the Upper Church, ants. Diamonds worth $280 were
at 10 a. m. Monday, Sept. 22, for secured from the jewelry store of
the purpose of arranging • their F. M. French & Son, but were
found when Smith was arrested, and
R. W. VAn F leet , Prin.
returned to French. The sale of
the car, which brought $400,
Merchant J. H. Goings was doing straightened the bank account and
business in Brownsville, Tuesday.
covered the money due the Blain
Clothing Company. Smith pur
The Sweet Home and Foster busi
ness interests, with one exception chased goods from the clothing
are represented In our advertising store for which he gave a check.
columns. Our readers are request
ed to look their ads over carefully.
There may be news
ing about like a lost
This office will be glad to ex in Sweet Home, but
change subscriptions for wood, pro not sleuth enough to
viding it is such as we can use.
of them, this week.
boy in a fog,
this editor is
During the next ten days we will offer a broken lot of
Misses and childrens Sweaters at 50 cents on the dollar
to close them out. Ju^t what you need for fall and winter
A Neu) Line of Oregon Flannel Shirts, Coat Style, Military
Collar, light and heavy weights.
The kind that keeps the rain out.
Remember this is the store where you will find a complete line of.
Underwear for any of the youngsters or for yourself.
Mens and Boys Hats, Caps and Gloves and Gents
Furnishings. A complete line of High Top Heavy
Shoes for Ladies. Men,, Boys, and Youths.
The Famous Chippewa' Hunkedori Line.
===A FULL AND COMPLETE LINE 0F==========
General Merchandise of Quality.
The best is none too good
for the people who trade with
J. P. HARRANG