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About Intermountain tribune and Linn County agriculturalist. (Sweet Home, Linn County, Or.) 1913-1914 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 16, 1913)
LINN COUNTY AGRICULTURALIST
SWEET HOME, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, OCTOBER 16, 1913
Mr. Van Fleet Replies
Chemical Engine Purchased
THE HOLLEY FAIR
HILL CONFERS WITH
TOWNSHIP 12, R.4
Sweet Home has taken a step
The Tribune of last week publish
forward in the purchase of the
WAS A SUCCESS ed am account of the postoffice situ
JOHNSON PORTER chemical
HAS FISTIC BATTLE
fire engine, referred to in
ation, written by F. L. Gilbert in
last weeks issue. The purchase
which there are several statements
price, we are told, is $592. f. o. b.
Saturday Being a Fine Day, Brought Out
Chairman of Great Northern Railway Dis Sweet Home, with the privilège of
The contract as published is alright
First Settler and Chief Engineer of Pack
a Good Crowd-The Exhibits
cusses Proposed Extension of
exchanging the same, within' the
and no one denies any part of it so
Train Have a General Mixup
next five years for fire hose, in case
far as I know. But in a following
Electric to Foster
a satisfactory water system is pro
statement Mr. Gilbert says I came
to him and asked that the time be
Now people can feel a degree of
extended. Now I will say that in
Nevertheless last week’s rains ex
Louis W. Hill, chairman of the assurance that, in case of fire, we
all instances Mr. Gilbert came to
From the Big Bottom country
tended up to late Fridav evening,
me when the contract expired. Mr. board of directors of the Great have a means of protection. We comes the rumor of an altercation
the weather clerk favored our Holley
Gilbert came to my place saying he Northern Railway, who arrived in should have a substantial reduction' between the oldest inhabitant and
friends with an ideal fair day on
had an opportunity to take in a Portland Friday, spent most of the in insurance rates in consequence.
the head mule puncher for. the
Saturday. But, because most people
partner and that they intended to time in the metropolis conferring Jt is now up to Sweet Home to “Early Limited” pack train.
anticipated a rainy day on Saturday,
Dut in a stock of ladies goods, and with Johnson Porter, a member' of organize a fire department, providé seems, from the meager details we
they neglected to prepare and take
talked some about our contract. I the firm of Porter Bros., who re a fire alarm bell, etc.
have gathered that, duriilg an argu
exhibits to the fair which they
told him I would leave the whole cently acquired the huge tract of
ment the shorter and uglier word
would have t,aken had the weather
proposition up to them. He said timber land near Foster in which he
was passed between the combatants,
•been more promising. However,
he would study the matter over and and his brother, together with Mr.
the same being passed back . and
there were splendid horses—horses
let me know in a few days. He did Hill, W. P. Davidson of Portland,
But the third time it was so
which were decorated with blue
so saying that they had concluded and several St. Paul capitalists are transportation of mails, almost every carelessly handled that it landed
ribbons, obtained at the state fair,
to let the matter run until the mid the principal stockholders.
one will admit. The Tribune doe's with some steam, concentrating in
a few fine looking Holstine cattle,
The purchasers of this tract of
dle of May. But before the middle
not believe the trouble is dub to the the oldest settler’s eye. In the ex
some good looking goats and a few
of May he came to me again and timber land are very anxious to con Sweet Home office. Almost one- citement of the ensuing few moments
wanted to make other arrangements. struct an extension of the Oregon half the time the Daily Oregonian the vanquished, in trying to follow
In the Grange hall, as fine vege
Mr. Gilbert states that men from Electric from Albany to 'Foster in fails to arrive on the day. of publi out the Scriptural teaching to “turn
tables and fruit were displayed as
Holley and Crawfordsville came to order to tap the heart of the timb cation, This irregularity is, prob the other cheek,” must have gotten
can be grown anywhere. The field
him saying that I would beat him if er belt and build sawmills for the ably, due to the Lebanon office. mixed for, projecting his head under
corn shown was equal to corn grown
there was any chance whatever as I purpose of cutting the timber. The The failure to arrive of Albany the table, he left that part of his
Yn the corn states. The display of
had no money. Now I defy Mr. Hill interests have this matter under Dailies is due to the Albany office, body exposed,, on which in the
canned fruit .and jellies, though
Gilbert to produce .-those men, be consideration and men acquainted principally. Several letters, some younger generation when in need of
limited, were fully up to the stand
fore witnesses, and let them . state with the inside workings seem to of them important, have also, gone punishment, is administered with
ard of the best shown anywhere.
the same again. He also said that think that the construction of this on a tour of inspection to other the hand or back of the hair brush.
Bread and cakes shown, were posi
I agreed to sign his petition if he, line is not improbable.
offices, we suppose. At least they However, there, was no serious dam
tive proof that our Holley lady
Mr. Hill and his associates still
would give back the $20. This I
failed to reach this one.
friends were good cooks as well as
also emphatically deny and he can have more than 500,000 acres of
We know that in the hurry of
Swan Swanson has been down to
splendid needle women, as the quilts
agricultural and range lands in
not prove that I did.
making up mails, mistakes are un Foster for supplies.
and other fancy needle work amply
As regards the inspector’s con
avoidable. But when mistakes oc
J. F. McDonald was a little late
versation with md, I notified the ing for development. They have cur half the time, we give, it the in getting his produce down for the
The scope of the Holley Grange
department aS he told me to .do and
name “carelessness” or “ineffi fair but is confident that, had he
fair is not intended to be very far
how is Mr. Gilbert to prove that I property, and Louis Hill predicts a ciency.”
placed on exhibition his muskmel-
reaching. But simply to show what
heavy influx of settlers into that
lons, he would have taken first
the Calipooia valley and vicinity is
As the contract has been publish
capable of producing. As such, it
ed, it might be well to stick to it. probably not visit the Willamette
Raloh Blanchard and Chad Corgan
is attractive to visitors, especially to
In it you will find no agreement for
, “You are a liat” said Geo.' Whit have the contract to harvest the;
people seeking a location. It is,
him to return the money nor for me
comb to Mike Cosgrove, two citizens crop on the Cosgrove ranch, more
also, productive of a friendly rivalry
to resign as postmaster. I put up
of Big Bottom, one day last week. generally known as “Hungry Run;”
between farmers and housewives
the money knowing full well that I
“Don’t call me a liar,” said Mike. The boys are just beginning to
and is sure to generate a desire to
would lose it if I didn’t take the
Whitcomb repeated the assertion realize why it was so named..
grow better horses, cattle and other
property. I lost it and am not ask
and in an instant felt the weight of
stock, fruit and vegetables.
In a recent baking contest among
ing it back.
the settlers, Joe Sullivan won first
To this end, the Holley fair is
After he had sent his petition to
Whitcomb was not badly hurt but prize with his raised bread. The
most valuable and is worthy of the
Washington I received a letter from
thinking apparatus got busy im point on which he won was the iast-
patronage of the people. Let us
the department which is as follows: Judge McKnight Ordered Girl Sent to mediately.
He soon thereafter, ing qualities of the bread.
hope that the weather, next year,
Washington, June 3, 1913.
the Industrial School for Girls
went to Albany and swore to a writ
may be, more propitious when, of Roscoe W. Van Fleet,
Andy Holverson’s potatoes are
of arrest for Cosgrove. Constable larger this year than ever—Tattle
course, the people will give it the
Sweet Home, Ore.
Catlin, of Albany, served the war Andy has to raise them out: of the
patronage it deserves.
Sir:—The inclosed order directs Mr.
rant and, last Sunday, accompanied ground with a canthook.
Florence L. Gilbert, postmaster at
by H. M. Myer, Cosgrove went ¡to
Intermouutain Tribune $1.25 Sweet Home, to deliver to you the
Wilbur Dallas, better known as
Stella Morgan, the 15-year-old Albany to answer to the complaint.
mail bags, keys, stamps, letters and
“Shorty” has, recently, brought in
girl who recently eloped to Sweet
There was a justice of the peace
all other public property belonging Home with Melvin Peebler, the 17-
,an alarm clock, in order to get in
to said office. Present the order in year-old youth who was later sent in Sweet Home, who could have longer days Work at ¡his clearing.
the presence of witnesses, showing to the reform school at Salem for taken care of the offair, just as well It is said that in conveying the clock
as to incur the large expense of
your commission as postmaster.
in, “Shortv” got mud on the legs
stealing a horse belonging to a taking the matter to Albany.
farmer near this city, was brought
Daniel G. Roper
F01"d Converse and Bob Burst
First Asst. P. 0. Gen.
J. B. Irvine Dies
MYERS & ROSE, Props.
just brought in a load of sun-
Will say that when I went to Mr.
McKnight in the juvenile court,.
plies, for which they went after
Jesse B. Irvine, of Corvallis, died
Clean and Airy Rooms and Beds.
who is this afternoon hearing the
some time ago.
letter states, showing my commis
at Ashland a few days ago,, aged 83
The tables are supplied
The first rains were welcomed in
sion and presenting the order which
with the best the
Mrs. C. P. Peebler of this city, who years. Mr. Irvine was an Oregon that it permitted the burning of
charges the girl with being delin pioneer. He has been mayor of brush piles without danger to the
Washington, June 3, 1913.
The case was to have been more towns in Oregon and Washing forest and most of the 12-4 settlers
M. Florence L. Gilbert
ton than probably any other man.
heard yesterday afternoon and the
Sweet Home, Ore.
was aif old time Spio merchant have taken advantage of the chance.
Sir:—You are directed to deliver father of the girl was cited to ap and represented Linn county in the
the mail bags, keys, stamps, letters pear, and when he appeared he state senate at one time. His broth
and all public property belonging to stated that he couldn’t bring the er, R. A., dead for many years, was
girl to court. The sheriff was then
Special Orders---- Special Prices the postoffice at. Sweet Home to
sent after her and arrested her this
Roscoe W. Van Fleet, who has been
By W. B. Thompson
Another brother, B. H., now lives
morning in Lebanon.
Feed and Livery Barn in
commissioned postmaster at said
per lb.,„.5 to 5|c
Stella Morgan recently eloped in
connection with Hotel
a sensational manner to the moun
Prices are Reasonable.
prominent part in the affairs of any Hogs, dressed, per lb......... .,..8 to 10c-
Daniel G. Roper
Fat hogs, live wt.,.......
First Asst. P. M. Gen. Melvin Peebler of this city. They town in which he lived.
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