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LINN COUNTY AGRICULTURALIST
SWEET HOME, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, DECEMBER 11, 1913 '
Pleasanl Valley Items
PARCELS POST LIMIT
CITY COUNCIL HOLDS
The second parent-teachers meet
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Smith visited
will be held at the lower church
Mrs. Heath last Sunday afternoon.
IS AGAIN ADVANCED at ing Sweet
OF MAIL CARS IS AIM Mrs.
A BUSY SESSION
Home on Saturday, Dec.
Heath is a guest of Mr. and
13, beginning at 10 o’clock a. m.
Mrs. W. P. Gabriél.
The morning session will be taken
House Committee Proposes $100,000 for Mrs. Russell of Sweet Home 50 Pounds to be Carried in Two Zones— up by discussion of the different The Saloon Ordinance to Be Amended—
Valley, visited hér danghter Opal
phases of school" work by the teach
Weight in Outer Zones Increased
Experiment-Trial of Government
City to Control and Maintain
who teaches in the lower district.
to 20 Pounds
The afternoon will be given over
after his property at Foster, stopped
to recitations by pupils from the
off to pay a visit to A. Horner and
different schools and lectures by
Washington, Dec. 6.—Postmaster the following: H. M. Crooks, presi
Washington, Dec. 8'.—Practical family. Mr. and Mrs. Andres ac
The city council met in regular
General Burleson’s policy to increase dent of the Albany college and Prof. session Tuesday night, the mayor,
trial of Government ownership of companied him.
Mrs. J. D. Wood was the guest the weight limits of parcel post Schafer, of the University of Ore recorder, treasurer and all council
railway mail cars is proposed in a
bill approved by the House postoffice of Mrs. A. Horner Sunday after packages in the first and second gon.
men were present, excepting Dave
zones from 20 to 50 pounds, to ad
■ ?,nd post roads committee. The noon.
Everyone interes£ed in education Doerfer, who has removed from
West Couitz was in Albany last mit books to the parcel post and to should be present and enjoy the town.
measure would apropriate $100,000
to be used by the Postmaster-Gener week where he served^ as witness at reduce rates in the third, fourth, rally.
When the saloon ordinance was-
Ladies, bring your lunch
fifth and sixth zones, was approved basket. Lunch will be seryed at called up, action on final passage
al in buying and operating a num his brother’s trial.
ber of cars as an experiment.
was postponed until next meeting
The Pletsant Valley Literary today by the Interstate Commerce the grange hall at 12 o’clock.
The average construction cost, re Society held its regular meeting at Commission.
and Councilmen McClure, Smead
Brownsville, Ore., Dec. 8, 1913 and Stopv were appointed a commit
The Maximum weight of parcels
ports before the committee show, the school house last Saturday even
is about $11,000 for 60-foot steel ing. Music, . recitations, readings to all zones beyond the second was Dear Editor—
tee to draft amendments to the
I sincerely urge that the teachers same.
, cars. The average cost to the and'a dialogue constituted the pro increased from 11 to 20 pounds.
The commissions “consent” to the and people of Sweet Home and sur The squabble over the erection of
Government for leasing mail cars, gram. The next meeting will be
all of which are now owned by the held Saturday, December 20th.
proposed change was transmitted in rounding districts attend the meet telephone poles was amicably ad
ings in Sweet Home Saturday. We justed by agreement that all lines
railroads, 4s approximately $6000 a
During the last part of the week three letters from Chairman Clark
car a year. The railroads receive several of the school board directors to Postmaster General Burleson. will judge appreciation of the meet desiring to use the poles, bear an
compensation for carrying the mail I changed the fence on the school The approved changes in rates and ing by the way people come out and equitable portion of the expense of
on an average of $10,637.97 a car grounds so that now the school weights, to be in effect Satuary 1, the crowd will practically determine erecting the same; when the whole
whether another Such meeting will will be placed under control, care
annually, which makes the annual property is seperated from the 1914, follows:
be held. Personally, I feel that and maintainance of thé city; each
cost to the Government about $16,- neighboring farms.
good may be received through line paying a maintainance of from
000 a car.
zone from 7 cents for the first pound
and 5 cents for each additional such gatherings. In addition to the 3 to 6 cents per pole.
The average life of a steel car, it
pound to 6 cents for the first nound local sneakers. President Crooks of
is estimated, is about 15 years and
Bills for the expense of the city
the maintehance cost anywhere
and 2 cents for each additional Albany College and Dr. Schafer election ordered paid.
head of the Extension Department
from $1700 to $3000 a year, accord
Purchased an Organ
of the University of Oregon will be
ing to age.
When making thickening for
. The committee also voted to re-| sauces, gravies, etc., use half flour zone from 8 cents for the first pound present for both morning and after
Some weeks ago our public school
and 6 cents for each additional noon meetings.
port favorably on a bill to appro and half cornstarch.
The busy season is now over, so gave a basket social at the Grange
pound to 7 cents for the first pound
priate $100,000 for experiments in
Home-made stencils may be made
carrying the mail by areoplanes.
and 4 cents for each additional take a day off, come out and get hall, which resulted in raising a
with yery heavy wall paper, waxed
acquainted with your neighbors and sufficient sum of money with which
The tests would be conducted under
with melted parafine.
the supervision of the Postmaster-
To reduce the weights for the enjoy the program and then go to purchase an organ.
Boil new earthenware dishes be- fifth zone from 9 cents for the first home with some food for thought.
This week Prof. Geil and Director
j fore using them, and they will lose pound and 7 cents for each addi Teachers’ session in the fore-noon Morehead purchased the instrument
| a good deal of their brightness.
and added the same to the school
tional pound to 8 cents for'the first and General session at 1 p. m.
Yours for better schools and equipment.
To utilize an old flour sifter, boil pound and 6 cents for each adcition-
more efficient work.
eggs in it, simply setting the sifter al pound.
Prof. Geil thinks music a valuable
Notice is hereby given that the
P. E. Baker
in a kettle of boiling water.
for the successful conduct
County Superintendent of Linn
school, both for enjoy
county, Oregon, will hold the regu
Government Ownership of Railroads
ment and discipline of the pupils.
lar examination of applicants for drying and cracking in the mustard pound and 9 cents for each addi
state certificates at Albany, Oregon, pot, add a little salt when making. tional pound to 9 cents for the first
Not many years ago government
Montgomery Ward, of Chicago,
Porch chairs covers can be knitted pound and 8. cents for each addi ownership of railroads was looked
founded one of the greatest
Commencing Wednesday, Decem of heavy crochet covers and will be tional pound.
upon as rank socialism in this mailorder stores in the world, is
“It seems obvious,” says the com country, and yet the President of
ber 17, 1913, at 9 o’clock a. m., and ' both unique and washable.
dead. His age was 70 years.
continuing until Saturday, Decem
When next scrambling eggs add mission, “that the service to the the United States recommends the
ber 20, 1913, at 4 o’clock p. m.
just a few slices of sweet green
building of such a road in Alaska.
changes, provided the revenue from That the. plan does not appeal
the service is not less than the cost merely to the members of the
We Recommend “Ball-Band
I a little-butter.
Writing, United States History,
Goods Because We Want to
President’s own * party is indicated
Green tomatoes sliced and floured
See You Satisfied
and fried in a skilet of hot fat until statistics seem to show clearly that by the fact that Senator Kenyon of
Every time a customer goes out
Iowa has been taking an important
brown, makes a very palatable dish.
of this store we want to feel that
the cost of the service.
Physical Geography, Reading,
he has got his money’s worth.
lead in furthering this legislation,
Instead of using a flatiron to
“We can conceive of no opposi
Composition, Methods in Reading,
steam velvet, try a soapstone • and tion to the increased weights and and has been outspoken in its be
Methods in Arithmetic.
see how much better and smoother reduced rates proposed except from half. Members of Congress declare
that for the government to own and
the velvet will be.
the carriers that transport the mails. control railroads in Alaski is not an
Arithmetic, History of Education,
Every day that you wear
Lace and embroidery should be
a pair of rubber boots,
Psychology, Methods of Geography. ironed on the wrong side, with We have had some objections from Utopian idea, and they declare that
you wear them out just
them on the ground that the in-,
so much. But with
several thicknesses of cloth or a creased weights should not be per it is going to be one of the duties
“Ball-Band” Boots the
of the present Congress to provide
Grammar. Geography, American piece of flannel underneath.
wear and tear is Uss
mitted until provision for additional for such means of opening that
because Jthey are made
Literature, Physic?, Methods in . When burning vegetable refuse compensation! to the carriers has
of better stuff. You
Languages Thesis for primary Certi in stoves put a handful of salt into been made.”
get more days* wear for
dollars out of “Ball-
the fire with it and there will be no
It is provided by the Postmaster
Refund of Road Tax
That makes “Ball-Band”
General, with the consent of the
cheapest in the long run.
Theory and Practice Orthography,
Every Rubber Boot with
Stains on flannel may be removed commission, “that the rate of post
NOTICE—Is hereby given that
a Red Ball on the knee is
English Literature, Chemistry.
by applying yolks of eggs and age on parcels containing books upon presenting their tax receipt
Yoitfll5 see many of
th&K because they
glycerine in equal parts. Leave for weighing eight ounces or less shall for 1913 and signing duplicate re
be Lcent for each two ounces or ceipts th? County Treasurer has
School Law, Geology, Algebra, half an hour and then wash out.
For Sale by
Try cooking your morning break fractional part thereof, and on those been instructed by the County Court
weighing in excess of eight ounces of Linn County, Oregon, to repay
This does away- with all smoke and the zone parcel rates shall apply.” the special road tax collected during
Geometry and Botany.
This is to be effective March 16, 1913, to those who paid such tax
burnt grease smell in the kitchen,
and the bacon is uniformly crisp. 1914.
and presenting their claim to the
General History and Bookkeeping. It may be cooked two layers deep
county treasurer for the refund on
W. L. Jackson, Co. Supt. if you will turn it onee while cook ed change in the rates on books and or before December 6th 1914.
Albany, Ore., Dec. 5, 1913.
W. W. Francis, County Treasurer.
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