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About Intermountain tribune and Linn County agriculturalist. (Sweet Home, Linn County, Or.) 1913-1914 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 30, 1913)
manner. That is to say, shall one
road or part of it be placed in a
ISSUED EVERY THURSDAY BY
highly improved condition, while
road or part is neglected in
T. L. DUGGER, EDITOR aND PROP
whole or in part. There is little
need of making a boulevard of a
SUBSCRIPTION, IN ADVANCE.... $1.25 road in, say a back neighborhood, if
AT END OF YEAR ____ ..__________ 1.50 the road or part of it to the trade
SIX MONTHS .....
.75 center or shipping point, remains
unimproved for, as Mr. Whitcomb
rightly argues, the quality of a road
is estimated on the basis of its
Local advertising, per line........ ....5c poorest part. To illustrate: Por
Display advertising, per inch..... 10c tions of the road from Sweet Home
Display advertising, long time, see to Lebanon or from Sweet Home to
Brownsville, are in fine condition,
Extended marriage or death notices almost as good as if paved. Other
per line... 3c
portions are rutty, rough and stony.
Special rates on long time display An average team could draw three]
or four tons on the better parts,
but one-third of the weight is a load
on the rough stony or hilly places;
NEXT TUESDAY’S ELECTION
Hence, the load for the entire dis
tance must be gauged by what the
At the special election, next Tues team can draw over the bad or
day, five measures are to be voted neglected places.
upon. Two of these measures, are
Mr. Whitcomb’s plan of placing
for the appropriation of money for one-half the road tax collected in
the University of Oregon at Eugene. the general road and bridge fund,
The editor of the Tribune has is good; for it will enable the county
always opposed the state college, court to apply funds where most
believing that all state money ex needed.
pended for educational purposes,
Under the present plan of roa
should be through the agency of districting the county, some district
the public schools. But, as the have large bodies of valuable tim
majority of the people have pro berland in their boundaries and, in
nounced for the retention pf the comparison to other districts, but a
university, we shall offer no advice small road milage. The tax on
upon these measures; for we believe timberlands raises a large fund to
that a majority of the people should be placed to the credit of these
rule and we bow to this majority. •outlying districts, Other districts
The Tribune favors the county with a large road milage, because
attorney measure. We now have a of location, have no timberlands.
deputy prosecuting attorney in Mr. Whitcomb does not undertake
every county. The expense would to give his plan in detail, . but only
be but little if any greater, if each in a general way. It should be the
county had its own prosecuting business of the county court to work
attorney. He would be in closer out the detail. The central ideas
touch with all matters demanding are the placing of one-half the road
the attention of the public prosecu taxes in the general road and bridge
tor and, we believe, would give the fund, having supervisors who are
people, a better and more equitable personally interested in the improve
service, than under the present ment of a particular road, or roads,
In the matter of the Workman’s
Mr. Whitcomb’s suggestions are
Compensation act, the Tribune with
worthy of serious consideration and
out hesitation, says the measure
may be the starter for a better road
should become a law. Shyster law
system than we now have.
yers, who reap large profits by
prosecuting damage suits against
One feature of the new tariff in
corporations and employers of labor,
are responsible for the reference of the Eastern states, is the reduction
this measure. The workman, under in the price of fresh beef. Beef
the proposed law, would get more animals are being brought in from
benefit and much prompter action, Canada and from South America
than if he had to carry his cause both alive and in a refrigerated
before the courts. The Tribune form. But no material reduction
believes that the “Sterilization” in the price of home grown and
measure should become law. We fatted cattle is noticable. So far,
believe that the mere fact that this the consumer seems to be the only
penaly would be visited upon the beneficiary.
criminal for certain acts, would
prevent the commission of the crime
Secretary Bryan is and has been
in many instances. It would, also, the target for considerable adverse
prevent the propogation of confirm criticism. His\friends will be dis
ed or professional criminals of appointed if he does not yet prove
whom there is. but little or any to the country that hq is a master
hope of reform.
of the position he occupies. At all
The Tribune will not attempt to events, he seems to yet command
offer advice in the matter of our the confidence of President Wilson.
local wet or dry proposition. We
are too new here to advise. As a
Commissioner Russell has inform
rule, people have fixed opinions in ed this office that both a rock crush
this matter which argument would er and an engine will be available
not change. But so long as the for use by Sweet Home, next week.
Federal government permits and Now if our citizens will donate work
taxes the manufacture of liquor, a liberally, there is no reason why our
locrl fight against its sale and use, Main street can not be given a good
will be uphill work.
coating of crushed rock. Now is
In this matter as in all others, a the time to manifest public spirit.
majority of the people must rule.
If our town goes wet and a saloon
Physician and Surgeon
is established, every citizen should
endeavor to have the law enforced
By W. B. Thompson
to the letter. If the town goes dry,
then every law-abiding citizen should Beef, live, per lb....................5 to 5|c
give his aid and influence towards Beef, dressed, per lb.................... 10c
Calls promptly attended
preventing illicit dealing.
Hogs, dressed, per lb........... 8 to 10c
day or night
Fat hogs, live wt.,............. >...........7c
Stockers....;^..,....li,..........2........ ....:.... 6c
THE BETTER ROADS PLAN
Veal, fancy .......L .; ...... ii........12c
There is merit in the plan to se
cure better roads, proposed by Geo.
Wanted—This office can place a
B. Whitcomb, for it makes it pos loan of $500; first-class mortgage
sible for the roads of all sections to security. If you have the money, S weet H ome
be improved in a sort of equitable call and see us.
Slaughter in Boys Suits
I have 30 suits of boys and lads
clothing, retail price $7 to $20
per suit. To close them out
these suits will be sold at just
ONE-HALF THE ABOVE PRICES
Now is the time to fit your boy
out with school suits
We also carry a complete line
General Merchandise, Groceries,
If vou will come in and see me,
we will do business.
J. M. COWDREY
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Lebanon Supply Co
S. C. STEWART President
W. M. BROWN, Vice Pres.
J. M. STEWART Vice Pres.
CLARENCE INGRAM Cash.
T. D. O’BRIEN, Assistant Cashier
The Lebanon National Bank
We do a general banking business
We pay interest on time deposits
We have safety deposit boxes to rent
We want your business and will
treat you in a manner to deserve it.
DR. I. B. WILSON
DON’T FORGET THAT WE SELL
OF ALL KINDS
Come in and get prices on the Best
Mill Feed and Flour
on the market
KRIEG & ZIESING