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LINCOLN COUNTY LEADER, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23d, 1917. Celt quality house broomi 50 to 75c. CoHtnan aerolite lamp and lanterni $6.00 up Michigan washing mchi 5 gal. gal- vanlzed vac- pump oil cant $2.25 Agents for International Harvester line of hay and tillage Implements Planet Jr. and Iron Age hand tools Portable drag saws Get our special prices on wagons and farm trucks, manure spread ers, etc., We solicit your patronage Information and prices on application. Peterson Hardware Co. j OUR NEW GOODS LINCOLN COUNTY LEADER F. N. HAYDEN, Publisher OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER Entered at Toledo, Oregon postofflce, Established Twenty-Four Years Ago. SUBSCRIPTION PRICES One Year, In advanco ,.. $1.60 Six Months, In advnnce. Three Months, in advance. .76 .60 Phone 7003 With this issue we start a new volume, a.id it marks the vwenty-fifth year of existance :'or the Leader. During all these years the paper has worked and stood for the upbuilding of To- ! uedo and Lincoln countv. and its J 'efforts have been crowned with t 'no small measure of success, t During the years to come the Leader will still do all in its pow X'er for the advancement of the j community which it serves. The Leader today stands better able I'to Rerve this Rcctinn than'ovnr J, before, having one of the most f up-to-tlate newspaper and job I , plants in this section of the state. Are now here. We have ' Men's and Boy's Suits, Dress Shirts, Sweaters, Neckwear, Fine Shoes for Men, Women and Children. Come In and see W. P. flcGEE TOLEDO, OREGON Essays not complying with these requirements will be rejected. No essays will be returned. Prizes will be "awarded upon the following points: 1. Orginality. 2. Accuracy of statement. 3. Manner of treatment. 4. Orthography, syntax and punctuation. 5. Neatness and legibility. The prizes are offered to en courage love of country and the study of its history. CAN YOU BEAT IT? Manager Swe&ringen of the Toledo Creamery thi3 week re ceived a request for information from a man living at Salem. The SHEM LAFAYETTE GRANTED PARDON Shem Lafayette, who with Bil ly Metcalf, was recently convict ed of taking liquor on the reser- man said he was about to close !vation. and who was fined $100 a deal for a tract of tideland land given 60 days in the county near Toledo, but .he had heard j jail, has been granted a pardon that the salt grass on the tide- by President Wilson, lands, if eaten by the cows, made Metcalf, who received a heav the cows give salty mill;, and hv. 'icr fine and a jail sentence of wanted to find out about it be-'eight months, is now serving his fore buying the land. GIVE THE WEST AN EQUAL CHANCE The great development issues for western states are involved in problems of public lands, con servation and water power policies. Half a dozen eastern million aires maintain a national press bureau and flood the press of the United States with their i ideas on these lines. . . ' Fifty to sixty per cent of the ANDREWS BUILDING TOLEDO, OREGON .area of the western states are 4H--M-"H-- back Horn natural normal .JJ..x....iAj.r.A k' various kinds of The White Corner Store WE CARRY Trill BEST IN: Groceries, Flcur, Feed, Garden Seed; Mens Ties, "Suspenders. Shirts; Ladies and Mens Under Gar ments; Crochet Thread In fact wa can fill your smallest or largest order at the lowest price. Phone 9005 R. S. VAN CLF.VE reserves. Forest reserves, power re serves, coal reserves, oil reserves 'and game reserves are used as ; pretexts to permanently hold up laniiy. j According to highest authori ties when these western states were admitted they acquired all sovereign powers of the older states. Congress retained the right to dispose of public lands to for ward immediate settlement an4 development of these new west- NEWPORT ROD AND GUN CLUB CHANGES NAME When the Newport Rod and Gun Club was being inaugurat ed, a;id a name being chosen, its' organizers were depending largely on Newport aiul the low er bay for membership, hence 1 lie name. Now, however, like the boy who had outgrown his clothes, the name is perfectly gooa uut it aoesn t tit. Our present membership com. prises men of all vocations from all parts of the county and in deferance to them, and also to demonstrate that we are not trying to keep a good thing all to ourselves, the club, on Feb. 7th, changed the name to Lin coln County Rod and Gun Club. Our purpose in so doyig, is the betterment of fish and game conditions throughout the coun ty, and we earnestly solicit the cooperation, from all districts, oi tnose who are familiar with local conditions. The club is af filiated with the Oregon Sports man's League, which is compos ed of ninety five Rod and Gun Clubs of t'ne siate, and for the support oi' which, a per capita tax of only fifteen cents per an 'uuLii, is naked. Ti:e object of me league is to assist i.i tlv piopagiition of Jish and game, i and the tact must be pateiu to I all, that a convention composed of delagairs from ninety live clubs, would receive more at tentioa at the hands of our leg 'islators than would a delegation of a like number from a single organization. ! Our local club now has a membership of two hundred, i with a record of one hundred MARRIED ! sentence. An effort has been J made to secure him a pardon al-;so. The wedding of Mr. Clarence ' Fateman and Miss Aloiha Campbell was solemnized at the ; home of the bride's nvither in this city last Saturday nftenioon ' County Judge R. R. Miller, of ficiating. The groom is the youngest snn of Mrs. Ellen Mulkey of this city, and is well known llore having spent most of his life in and around Toledo. At pres ent he is farming the home pl.'.ce on Olalla' slough. Miss Camp bell is" the youngest daughter of Mrs. Mary Campbell, and has made her home here in Toledo for a number of years, prior to which she lived with her parents on the farm north of town. After the wedding ceremony the bride and groom departed on the evening train for New port where they will spend a short honeymoon, after which they will make their homo on the groom s farm near Toledo. The Leader extowis congrat ulations and best wishes. FRANCHISE FOR AUTO LINE At the meeting of. the City Co'incil hist Monday evening, J. F. Stewart made a request for a franchise to operate autos and auto trucks on the streets of To ledo. He further requested per mission for a ferry landing, and also made a proposition for the Ichso of the city dock. The re-nue.-vts were all referred to the Street Committee for investiga tion. We understand that these requests are in line with the pro posed establishing of an auto line between Toledo and Wald-port. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Harlan, Oregon, Feb.. 20, TUT. Notice ip hereby given Unit I the undersigned will not be re sponsible for debts or bills con tracted by my wife. Bessie C. Al lison, after this date. (Paid Ad.) S. W. Allison. . I ern states. 4tTtttittii i . - tn fimmo ii seven renewals and new mem- Water Front Meat Market $ states there was no thought of jbeJ 8lnfe, J9,15- , A ii oiw i uiii iv allowing the federal eovmimont I 1 ne club has fathered and en- to exercise perpetual dominion jdorsed a Petition prohibiting the lover them. fishing with net or seine, for wmm i 8? J. L. Demitt, Prop. Fresh and Cuied Meats. Toledo Praamprv ltllttpr I buy all my Beef, Mutton and Fork from tno local rancners, ana i pay ine highest market price delivered at my hup. I pay the highest market price for bldoi and pelts. WjATER FRONT, TOLEDO, OREGON That is the afterthought on. salmon, between the hours of L INCOLN C ir OUNTY DANK I (INCORPORATED) TOLEDO, - OREGON DOES A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS DIRECTORS C. K. HAWKINS ' WM. SCAUTH C. ). HAWKINS Interest on Time Deposit J. S. AKIN The Dry Goods Man HAS A FULL LINE Ladles' and Gent's Furnishings, Crochet and Embroiderie Ma terials . ALSO A full line of JEWELRY which Is Guaranteed. F I . . srn uu our' government Dy i the doctrine of western conserv- i atiouists who have become aut ocratic guardians. Western Senators and Rep resentatives who are playing the game of eastern conservation ists should realize the folly of their position. Release the natural resources and the natural rights of the western states from the clutch of those who are playing the game of benefactors of future generations, for political purpos es at our expense. Manufacturer. 4H PRIZES OFFERED FOR BEST ESSAY The Oregon Society of the Sons of the American Revolu tion desire to hereby offer a series of prizes totaling the sum of fltty Dollars ($50.00) to the pupils of the public schools of the state of Oregon for essays on topics connected with the war tor American Independence. There will be three prizes pwtrriid: Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for the first, fifteen uuiiais (klb.00) for the second. 'and ten dollars ($10.00) for the T'l,i.l l . iuuu uci ?&uy respectively written by pupils of the grade or high schools of the state on one of the following topics: 1. The Siege of Yorktown. 2. The Influence of Benja min Franklin upon the American Revolution. 3. The part played by the Colony of Massachusetts In the American Revolution. 4. Privateers and their work In the Revolution. The conditions controlling the contest are as follows: Essays shall not exceed three thousand words in length: shall be writ ten in the pupil's own hand writing on one side of white pa per, and must be accompanied by a certificate from the pupil's teacher to the effect that the es- X'say is the unaided work of the I pupil, hssays must bs signed by I the writer, giving full post olllce 'addresa including the county t;and be forwarded to Mr. Win Jjthrop Hammond, Charlniau of tithe committee, No. 127 Sixth St. Portland, Oregon. Essays must I.. . U I. ...!.. 1 t. ' "tltttfftttt , , 1, ,u., A.,-11 1 1(l- WE HAVE ESTABLISHED AN OFFICE IN THE NORTH-EAST CORNER OF OUR PLANT WHERE BILLS MAY BE PAID AND ALL BUSI NESS PERTAINING TO THE COMPANY WILL BE TAKEN CARE OF. YaquinaElectric Co. K A AT Cot ntwl COM C, . 1 w uui aim i x OU11U., thus giving the fish an oppor tunity to pass up stream during the spawning season. A bill to that effect has passed both houses and is awaiting the gov ernor's signature. Thru the ef forts and influence of the club One half million Chinook fry will be liberated in Yaquina Ray in April or May. We have the promise of a cat load of trout for country streams next Sept. and the assurance of fry for several consecutive years thus is the club's influence dem onstrated and when we pause to think that fish and game are among the county'B chief as sets in attracting tourists, we feel assured that all right mind ed public spirit 3d citizens will assist us in every possible man ner. If each member will pledge one more member our roster will show seven hundred names by May first. By the way if you happen to be one of those misguided in dividuals who predicted early failure for the club and have contributed your mite toward that end with vigor that neces sitated changing hands with the "hammer" allow nie to sug gest a remedy for "knockitls." Call o.i our genial president, "Dr" Schumacher and be in oculated with his famous men tal serum, Boosterine. It takes. Fee for one year's treatment on ly one dollar. The club will give It's annual St. Patrick's dance the eve of March 16th thus enabling us to ! uance on, "St. Patrick'3 Day In ! the niornin'." You can't afford to miss it. I Remember we have fine club I rooms with reading and card I rooms and billard and pool ta-!l bles. Also the best dance floor) In Newport for rent at $5.00 all 1 1 nigni or $..uu 10 n o ciock. A' large number of our members X probably do not realize the miu- !t imum monthly outlay for main tenance of club hall is. approxl- I niatelly, $32.00. It will readily ; f be seen that a membership fee , f that expense, and that we must ; ; depend in part, upon rentals. ; It will be to the Interest of the club for each member to use ' J ; his influence In renting the hall " a - , . , f . , I ' 1 ior any social luuciion. FOR SALE OR TRADE 17 acres Sandy Bottom, po tato land, well Improved, lots of fine fruit, close in to town, fine Chicken Ranch Want some thing for Stock Ranch What have you got to trade? L. A. Whited, Jefferson. Ore. TUBERS AND ONIONS SOAR Potatoes and onions will be kept in safety deposit vaults soon according to predictions o Tacoma dealers. Witli another advance of $1 in potatoes today that sent them Jobbing at $70 a ton for Yakl mas and $i;5 for locals, retail dcaU-rs predicted a price of $4 a sack in a day or two, the high est price ever paid for potatoes in Tacoma. Onions also are ;:-arr :. being quoted at 10 cents a poviid, as compared with 4 ,.o:its and 5 cents a year ago. 0 TAKEN UP! One light red Jersey lie'.fer, coming two years old; sharp horns, no mark or brand. Own er can have same by paying cost of this add and cost of keep to, D. L. Peterson, Toledo, Oregon. FOR EXCHANGE ICO acrees of fine wheat land in Grant county, Wash., 2 VI- mile from Wheeleer, good roads, nearly level. Land slightly roll ing toward the southwest." Soil 6 feet deep, no rock or oilier waste land. Two w're fence around. Cement cistern, (J by 9 feet, Water can be had by go ing 150 or 200 feet. Has been cropped several times. 20 to' 30 bu. per acre. Will take good logged of lands on Vaq'-'ina bay. Address, Olive H. Docfgi, Portland, Or., Woodstock, Sta. FOR SALE OR TRADE One 7 year old mare and light wagon, will trade for good mo tor boat. G. G. Stevens, Toledo Or. WORMS SAP YOUR ' CHILD'S STRENGTH Is your child pale and fretful? Does he cry out In sleep or grind his teeth These symptoms may mean worms and you should obtain relief at once. Kickapoo Worm Killer is a pleasant rem edy that kills the worm, and by its mildly laxative quality expels It from the system. Worms sap the vitality and make your child more suceptable to other ail ments. Your Druggist Bells Kickapoo Worm Killer, 25c. a box. CALL FOR COUNTY WARRANTS. All warrants drawn on tha general fund of Lincoln County, endorsed prior to July 11th, 1!)15, are hereby called and the Interest stopped this date. Toledo, Oregon, Dec. 14th, 1916. '4444444H444444W4444444HW44W Blossom Time in the Golden State A friend Just back from Southern California Says: "The weather was fine, in fact too warm for heavy cloths. Many were bathing at the beaches. Oranges were ripe In the valleys while the mountains nearby were covered wih snow." With warm sunny weather It will , not be long before the blossoms cn the trees will be everywhere announ cing that spring time Is here. Take a vacation trip 'now where life Is different: where climate surroundines and amusements are out of the ordinarv Spend a DIFFERENT FEBRUARY, THREE TRAINS DAILY Scenic Shasta Route John M. Will tnko you there In comfort. Auk (lie nRi'Ht. Scott, C.neral Pa.tenBer Agent. 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