Intermountain tribune and Linn County agriculturalist. (Sweet Home, Linn County, Or.) 1913-1914, October 30, 1913, Image 1

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VOL. 2.
NO. 27.
A High School Composition
A poet has said, “What is so ran
as a day in June. Then, if ever
come perfect days.” But to mi
there is no time so beautiful a
Autumn when the sky is a misty
hazy blue and all the world is garb
ed in such gorgeous array.
The forests which in spring arj
stately and grand, all in green, ar'
far more beautiful in Autumn, whe
the maple is brilliant in red an|
gold, the willow in yellow and th'
oak in russet brown. The orchards
although beautiful in spring whej
all in white and delicate pink, ar
lovelier when the ground is coverej
with Autumn leaves and the treej
are laden with golden peaches, ye(
low pears and red, russet and vello^y-
The corn fields too are good t| K
see when, the ripe, yellow ears ari E
just ready to gather and the con ■
stalks give promise of well fille/ S
silos for the winter.
The farmers are glad for the cleai M
Autumn days in which to gather il
for winter, thejr supplies of vege
tables and fruits, grain, hay ant
It is in Autumn too, when th«
short day is over, that we love tc
gather at some large farm house tc
spend the long evening, roasting
apples, popping corn and making
Two of our most enjoyable holi­
days are in Autumn. Hallowe’en,
when we make hidious Jack-o-lant-
erns, and in dimly lighted rooms
tell wierd ghost stories and have our
fortunes told by witches and Thanks­
giving, when all the aunts, uncles
and cousins go to Grandmas for the
turkey dinner.
In the spring we feel strong
stout hearted, ready for the lonj
summer of work but in Autumn w
feel that we have done our task an<
are waiting for the reward—th
long winter of rest.
High School.
A good supply (
constantly on hanc
Personal attention
We sell 10% lowei —
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and on all large PTOBER 30, 1913
discount of 5% fo-
and let us figure \
Greenville School
Our Pri
Located between Holley and
Sw^et Home in a small valley about
one-half mile west of the main road
is a beautiful new modern school
building known as the Greenville
In Mobile Address Asserts That Americans
County Superintendent W. L. Jackson
school. This building is so con­
structed that the light enters from
and Rural Supervisors Adopt
but one side, and that the north,
Soil by Conquest
Replete Plan
thus furnishing the best light that
can be secured. There is no sun
shining on the desks or cross lights
Mobile, Oct., 27.—A flat declara­
To the Honorable County Court o to blind the pupils. The windows
With the object of having a
tion that the United States never
standard by which to measure pro­
will seek another foot of territory
gress, a replete plan has been adopt­
in conquest was voiced by President
body, to rearrange the various ro: the light to fall from above rather
ed by County Superintendent W. L.
Wilson at the opening of the South­
placing one main or leading road a two other mtfch vexing problems, Jackson and rural supervisors Joseph
ern Commercial Congress here to­
in the territory of such district ai heating and ventilation, are both Brenner of Lebanon, and P. E.
day. “And the United States must
Baker of Brownsville, as a standard
one-half of the road tax collected i solved by the use of a Waterbery
see to it that no other nation gains
for the Linn county schools for the
any territory on this hemisphere,”
one-half to the credit of the count stove has a jacket of sheetiron lined year 1913-14. It is to the end of
continued the president, in an ad­
Court, in the betterment of the c< with asbestos, which completely stimulating effort on the part of
dress which was cheered to the echo
surrounds it, leaving an air space of the teachers, pupils, school officers
by throngs which cartie to Mobile
about six inches. There is an intake and school patrons to the better-
from every section of the state.
from the outside for fresh air which ment of the public schools.
The president hailed the completion
opens into the bottom of the air
As soon as a school complies with
of the Panama Cannl as the “Eman­
This air, on becomming any of the points, upon notifying
cipation of the Latin-American states
warmed, rises and circulates over the supervisor a gold gilded star will
from foreign control.”
the entire room and is finally drawn be given for the point gained. This
out through an open pipe, the lower star is to be pasted on a tabulated
To the Intermountain Tribune
end of which is about one foot from card bearing the points. At the
the floor. The suction in this pipe close of the school year a pennant
A lady admirer and reader of the
caused by the heat from thes,£pr- will be given to each school having
Tribune, sends us the following
thus the ventilation is solygd. become standardized during the
laudatory verses, this week:
Pupils receive fresh air and the im­ 'school year.
The Intermountain Tribune
pure is removed without draughts.
The following are the points as
’Tis a paper small, yet great,
Also; pupils sitting near the furnace they are arranged on the card:
Just buy a copy of it,
are no warmer and those in the Flag—the United States flag kept
For the news it does relate.
remote corners no cooler than oth- floating, according to the school
You will like it, once you read it;
i ers. The furnace is quite attractive law; School House—^properly heat­
Help us make the city grow;
| and is located in one corner of the ed, lighted and ventilated; Condi­
Read the weekly news that’s in it,
room thus leaving the middle and tion of school room—attractive;
Buy it now before you go!
most useful part which is too often Drinking Water—either fountain or
’Tis a dandy little paper,
filled by a rusty stove, for seating tank and individual drinking cups;
You’ll enjoy its contents too,
; room.
Out-buildings—proper sanitary con­
For its filled with newsy items,
The people of the Greenville dis­ dition, (a) boys’, (b) girls’; School
You will enjoy it through and
trict feel that the best is none too grounds—general condition good;
I good for their boys and girls and Spelling contests—every pupil en­
Read about the current gossip,
j are equipping their school with tered, according to rules, discipline
Of the country round about;
modern apparatus that they may and satisfactory work on the part
You’ll be glad you bought a copy
' have every advantage of the 20th of both teacher and pupils'; Li­
And you’ll buy again, no doubt.
I century schools. They have long brary books—properly labeled, re­
¡done away with the old saying, corded and eared for; Attendance—
“what was good enough for me is at least 95 per cent for the school
good enough for my children.” This year; School board, teacher—(a)
Notice is hereby given that I, the
saying is now changed to the follow­ proper enforcement of the course
undersigned, will not be responsible
ing: “I had to put up with condi­ of study, (b) subscribing to at least
for any debts my wife, Meda E.
tions as they existed then, but thank one educational paper, (c) reading
J. S. Knight and wife have gon
Whitcomb, may contract from this
God I can help change them for the at least tyvo books in the reading
the 30th day of October, 1913, uptil to Portland to Spend Hallowe’en,
rising generation.”
circle work.
further notice.
Frank Sheffield took a trip ove
Boys and girls who spend seven
Geo. B. Whitcomb.
to the North Fork mining districtjc
hours a day in arclean, well lighted,
At a meeting of taxpayers of
Foster, Oregon this week.
heated, ventilated and properly fur­ Union High, School District No. 2;
Harry Waltz invites those of th
nished room, are far easier To con­ held, in this city, last week, it was
neighborhood desiring grapes, ; t
trol and teach than those who. are' voted to levy a 2-rhill tax upon the
help themselves from his arbor.
forced into a dirty, poorly lighted; .property of district to' apply on
and unkept room. An average child' payment for the school building
W. A. Lembrick, having complet
will adapt himself to his surround­ now being erected in the east end
ed his new cabin, moved into samL
last week.
<east side of the valley and back to ings, becoming gentle and refined of town.
Since Beel is deprived of both i Portland on the west side, or vice on entering the former or boistrous
MYERS & ROSE, Props.
and unrefined on entering the latter
arms, his neighbors lent a hand dur­ • versa.
Clean Wheleieme Beds.
Mountain Air
Clean and Airy Rooms and Beds. ing the construction of his new
This meeting will be held in the kind of a room.
The tables are supplied
' Albany Commercial Club at 2:30
for our boys and girls. Let us see
with the best the
The boys of Sheridan Canyon are o’clock.
to it that our school buildings and
market affords
getting their winter’s supplies while
grounds are made .a fit place for the
the water is low. The pack train
Parent Teachers Meeting
proper training and educating of
can now ford the river and go to
future government makers. Let us
each cabin door; for th% trail is like
Newly refurnished and
A parent teachers meeting will be visit our schools and see what is
a railroad grade, so carefully has it
painted inside. Tables
held in Sweet Home at the present needed, then provide it., It will pay
been constructed.
are supplied with the '
high school building on Saturday, to visit some of our modernly built
While superintending the falling November 8, 1913. All parents and
best the market affords
Special Orders---- Special Prices
and furnished schools before build­
of a tree at Waltz’s ranch, “Blanch” patrons are cordially invited to at­
Feed barn in connection
ing or furnishing. Very frequently
exhibited good execution, but poor tend and take part in the discussion.
Feed and Livery Barn in
with the Hotel............. .,
a little paint, soap, labor and a few
judgment. For further particulars
P. E. Baker, Rural Sup.
connection with Hotel
pictures change our school rooms
ask Blanch.
R. W. Van Fleet, Prin. H. S. into wholesome, pleasant abodes.
Prices are Reasonable.
Hungry Run cabin is sporting a
F. B. K napp , manager
L. K. Geil, Prin. Pub. School
Let us each enlist as a booster
new lid and may acquire an addi­
Intermountain Tribune $1.25 a year
tion. Please explain, Mike.
(Continued on page 5)
Sweet Home
, Hotel Foster