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...j :1 VOLUME 29 TOLEDO. LINCOLN COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 2d, 1921. NUMBER 41 wOttntv SILETZ . Thanksgiving came Just after the great flood and for thoo who lost so heavily. It seemed hard for them to see what they should be thankful for. Mir. A. C. Crawford who lost his fine herd of dairy cows said his loss was a good deal his own fault. When the water began to rise he tried to save some hogs and when he commenced to save his cows il was too late. The water had already surrounded his barn and the water was so deep he could not get his cows out consequently they all drowned but one 32 head. George Miller bellving a flood was coming drove his cows to high land and saved them all. George being somewhat of an astrologist knew something was going to happen In the elements there fore he prepared' for It. He did not loose anything. People who live in the river bottoms and build their barns and houses on the bank of the river are always in danger of losing their stock in a freshet and maybe their own lives. Harley Taylor after the water went down found one of his cows standing on a big stump Ave or six feet from the ground he Jumped her off and she was alrlght-fSO saved. The chickens, pigs, cats and other stosk as they floated down the river on the drift and bun ches of hay seemed to be alright. The roosters were crowing and the hens cackling, all seemed to be happy. One large borrowed sow of A. C. Craw fords swam as far as Mowery place. She Is tli ere yet seems to enjoy a change of pasture. The Thanksgiving sermon was preached by the pastor of the M E Church Rev. C. W. Pague. The little church was filled to capacity and the singing and all the exercises were greatly enjoyed by the audience. The minister "-ld of the origin of Thanks giving Day, said it was a way back among our plljrim faathers three hundred years ago, however the day had gone into disuse till Abraham Lincoln revized it during the Civil War. Mr. Pogue thought we ought to be thankful for the liberty that has been secured to us by 'the courage, fidelity and patriotism of our forefathers and especialy for the gieat conference that is now being held at Washington to limit armament which he said was the most important step ever taken to ad vance civilization and humanity in Hhe world. Thanksgiving dinners were given at both the hotels the King and the Crawford and at many private homes I believe every persons In SileU Valley was served with a Thanksgiv ing dinner either ail home or among their friends. Some of the families had turkey, some chicken and one family managed to get a goose. This Thanksgiving day will be long remem bered because of the great flood that came upon us. The people at Silets take tt that "Every cloud has a silver lining,", and they are going right ahead to repair ithe damages wrought by the flood. There ta no use grieving over spilt milk. The concensus of opinion Is that a suspension bridge across the Siletz river would be much .better and cheaper than a steel bridge and tt can be put up so as to entirely escape the reach of high water. The bridge across Mill Creek is now al ready to cross and Hhe foot bridge -will be up Just as soon) as possible. At present freight and passengers are being broughi across the river in a row boat. This is slow business and wont last long. FRUIT VALE The recent storms left Its mark in our neighborhood by a few slides and the like, but no serious damage. Well, eve'rybody had thanksgiving dinner with every body else. Osburns family were entertained ait Johnstons; Bakers enjoyed a complete family re union at Flint Bakers In Newport; Miss Nellie and Frank Bradbury at Andrew Nyes; and several of the Mof flts and "in-laws" enjoyed the home dinner at R. L. Mofflts. The schpol children enjoyed the five day vacation and will be able to work that much better. Wallace Baker and .wife of New port spent a week with Chas. on the farm, returning to their home Thanks giving day. f.LJ.' FRUIT VALE (To late for last week) Well here we are with lots of news. Andrew Nye has a new garage, Mr. R. L. Moffit carpenter in charge. Mr. J. O. Ric'imound has returned from Eugene where he had his tonsils removed and his eyes attended by a specialist Mrs. P. K. Paulsen was called to Portland on account of her sister's serious Illness. Mr. and Mrs. John Bradbury attend ed the Grange Convention at Portland the middle of the month and also visited relatives. Chas. Baker and Wade Osburn are marketing their big Thanksgiving eats this week. L. T. Stephenson and wife an nounce the arrival of Bobby Baker Stephenson on Nov. 14; weight 9-lbs and he seems perfectly satisfied with his new home and surroundings. Dr. Belt and Mrs. Mary York accompany ing him on his arrival. Miss Ross and pupils gave a eho.t program at the Bchool Tuesday 22. ONA ! (To Late For Last Week) i The high water the first of the week carried away several bridges over Beaver Creek and made it impossible for te mail to go through to Toledo. I Road Supervlser Ohmart has a crew of men out repairing the most import ant bridges and hopes to have the road open in a few days now. On account of the high water there has been no school this week. 1 Miss Net and Helen Phelps arrived , home on Wednesday evening to jpend I Thanksgiving with their parents. I Miss Evelyn Payne accompanied by her Aunt ai.d Grandfather from jTlllauicok arrived home Wednesday for the Thanksgiving vacation. . Clifford Phelps drove out to West i Yaquina Wednesday afternoon. led at Bend, Ore. Nov. 10, 1921 Mrs. C. L. McCauley. Mrs. McCauley, formerly Miss Hllga Holmgreen, was the adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Holmgreen of this place and spent her girlhood here. Several yearsago she went to Bend In comp any with her drother, where both took homesteads. - About a year eago she was married to Claude L. McCauley of Bend and made her home there until her death. She was buried at Toledo, Oregon Nov. 15th. Mrs McCauley leaves to mourn her loss her foster parents Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Holmgreen and foster brother Arthur Holmgreen her husband aand baby son as well as a host of sincere friends. The gym- i pathy of this entire community Is ex tended to the bereaved family. , Mrs L. M. Gatens, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Coovert, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. HasBman and daughters Jennie aand Freda, N. , L. Williams and Peter Byrns attended the funeral of Mrs. C. L. McCauley at . Toledo, Tuesday. . Mrs. Agnes Gartens of - Waldport j taught our school for a few days this week in the absence of our teachehr, Mrs. Heater Coovert. Rev. Chamberlln held services at the Grange Hall Wednesday evening. A. W. Weber went to Newport Wed nesday. NASHVILLE Mr. Llnd made a' business trip to I Corvallis the first of the week. M. Blglow came in from the Valley I Wednesday. Mrs. Googey has returned from a j visit with relatives In CorvalltB. MVs. L. D. Nash and small son re- ' turned last Friday from a three weens i visit with relatives near Corvallis. I Mrs. Walter Winkler spent Thanks giving with the Wlnklers here. Mlas Owenby spent the Tbanksglv-j 1ng vacation In Portland. i "George Small, buyer for Sternberg in Albany was In Nashville buying: wool, mohair and hides the first of the week. Roy Hamar is here from Portland visiting relatives. Mr. Milem has returned Irom Port land where he went to attend the Grange meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Martin went to Cor vallis Thursday reurnlng Friday. Among those who were delayed in Nashville by the recent hlghwater, were Ira Burpee xof Newport and Elk City; Mr. Altree and J. H. Price ot Portland; Miss Ruth Corbett ot Cor vallis and J. R. Jennings of Eugene. CHITWOOD A. B. Dwlnell went to Toledo on the train Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Wilson made a trip to Newport Tuesday returning Wednesday. W. H. Price left for Toledo Tuesday to get some dental work dona IMr. and Mrs. A. B. Dwlnell drove to Elk City and back Sunday. j Arcuie vvitBon nun up irum auici VICTROLAS AND . j; Victor FOR SALE BY BATEMAN FURNITURE COMPANY Toledo, Oregon the first part of the week. Hard winds night and day, Fall rains have come to stay. Nothing more that we can say, Chltwood news all blown away. GLEN This little port of the country is nearly washed away. We certainly have been having our sham of high water, nearly every bridge and foot log in the neiEhbcr-hood went out, Mr. and Mrs J. K. Wheeler were quite saudenly and unceremoniously driven from their home last Sunday morning by a large land slide which came down the canyon a lif.le west ot the house. The house was completely destroyed and nearly everything In It. However, they ware able to dig out most of their bedding and a few clothes. Nearly everything else was either destroyed or burled under the pile of rocks and logs. They barely escaped, themselves. Nathan Welkins was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Moore's Thanks giving. Alva Moore spent Thanksgiving at Harlan. JNearly every rancher on the creek was visited by one or more land slides 1 durng the high water. i ALDEN ABBEY POST NO. 54 MET LAST FRIDAY A meeting of Alden Abbey Post No. 54, American Legion was called for last Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the Legion Club House, Toledo, by the Commander. Due to the stormy even ing and the city being In darkness the attendance was not as large as expected. At the next meeting the poet of ficers for the coming year are to be elected. ENGINE RUNS AWAY The engine in the Roberts sawmill ran away Monday, doing some damage to machinery. The excessive speed caused a pulley .to fly to pieces, etc. The runaway was caused by the gov ernor on the engine failing to function. Willis Schlelsner Jumped from the log deck to avoid flying pieces and received a bad sprain. f A C I MCTDI irT7"D VIs'lTS TOLEDO PLATOON Sergeant Instructor Frank Jirak of Salem was In Toledo Tuesday and part of Wednesday taking up matters w.th the 2d Platoon. 3d Co. C. A. C. 0 N. O along the line of Instruction and ex amination of progress made since his last, visit. The Platoon looks forward to these visit with pleasure and are always glad to see. the Sergeant come. CITY INSTALLS PUMPING PLANT The City received a big pump Sun day evening and Installed it in a build ing which has been erected just across the S. P. tracks from the electric plant. The pump will be driven by a gas en gine, a Ford son tractor being used at present, and will pump water from the low pressure mains into the high pres sure. If the plan proves successful the high pressure line to Mill Creek will be abandoned, and the reservoir will be kept full by pumping from the low pressure line. Records ;j HIHWWtHMWW4 "ALBANY STUDENT MARRIED Wlllard F. Carson Weds Miss Louisa Whlppo of Lebanon Albany College, Albany, Or., Nov. 27, (Special)-tCupld Invaded the ranks of sudents ot Albany College Friday for the third time since the present school year began, when Wll lard Franklin Carson, a student from Toledo, Or., and halfback oh he col lege football team during the season Just ended, was married to Miss Louise Wlilppo of Lebanon. They were mar ried in a double wedding in which Mace Pewtherer of Lebanon and Mlas Ermina Whippo, a sister of Mr. Car son's bride, were also married. A wedding of a student has been a rarity at Albany College heretofore. Tuesday's Oregonlan. 3 MONEY RAISED FOR FLOOD VICTIMS Toledo people have been doing what they could this week for the relief of those left destitute by the flood on the lower Siletz. To date 1227.30 has been collected, besides a quantity of clothing and canned goods. Wednes day the ladies committee canvassed i the town soliciting subscriptions, an raised the foregoing amount. How- Cyci, utero were a uuiuuer wuo were not at home, and should they care to donate, may leave their money at either bank. Next week we will pub lish a full list or the donors. This money will be used to buy food and other necessities for those who lost their all in the flood. NEWPORT SALES NEWS O. E. Franzke, who conducts two stores at Newport, Is having published a twelve page paper known as the Lincoln Co. Buyers Guide which gives in detail the numerous bargain he has to offer, and urges the poop. - to patronize home institutions, Mr. Franzke is a hustler who be- Heves In advertising, and he Is hound to make good ROAD CONNECTED UP The rock surface of the Newport Toledo road was connected up Wed nesday of this week. Teams were hauling rock yesterday on the road irom town to uunuon oriage. worst on thls roBd wi" now be 8tPPed unt" spring, when the whole road will be regurfacej The recent slide near the ,R. H. Williams place has been planked and (lie road Is now open thru to Newport. Trying to do business without ad vertising is like winking at a girl In the dark you know what you are do ing, but she doesn't. Ex. "CHRISTMAS SEAL YOUR CHRISTMAS MAIL" The 14th Annual Seal Sale to fight tuberculosis Is now on. Throughout the entire United States People are buying the Mttle "health Jtlckersl" with which to ornament their holiday packages and letters. The boys and girls of our public schools are assisting with the local sale. They will call upon YOU within the nest few days so be ready to make an investment in health for your country. . IWalt Harding was an Elk City vis itor Wednesday afternoon. BUY CHRISTMAS SEALS In 1920, 670 Oregonlans died of tu berculosis; while 6500 ot our citizen have suffered from the ravages of the disease. The great white plague is affecting 1000000 Americans, of whom 132000 died in 1920. However, through active efforts on the part of national and state associations tuberculosis has de creased 40 per cent in the last 16 years. " The seals at a penny each consti tute the association's chief source of revenue. Your purchase of seals In December 1921 will make possible he reliazatlon of their plans for bet ter health for your country. Buy Christmas Seals) AT THE MOVIES TONIGHT, 5th and 6th Episodes of the serial, "THE AVENGING ARROW" Also drama "HOUSE OF THE TOLLING BELL" A Pathe production, 30c. and 15c. SATURDAY and SUNDAY, a Uni versal Sptclal Attraction, Frank Mayo In, "THE FIGHTING LOVER" Also Star Comedy "HEARTS ind FLOUR" Featuring Dorothy Wolbert. NOMINATIONS ARE IN ORDER Mlnmbers of the Chamber of Com merce are requested to send In their nomination for Directors for 1922. Sixteen are to be nominated and eight elected. The election will be held at the Chamber rooms the night of Dec. 9. Lunch will be served. J. B. Booth chairman for tho evening promises you a rsal lively meeting and a surprise In the way of cats. We now carry a line of men's and boys' hats and caps at Colvln's. Capt. O. F. JacobBon was up from Newport Wednesday afternoon. A large and varied variety of Xma stationery at Colvln's. We have been experiencing some extremely high tides the pant few days. That shipment of "Bergmann Log gers" has arrived. The Bootery. Miss Susie Collins of Siletz was In the city Saturday enroute to Portland. A full line of men's and boys' work clothing, underwear, etc., at Colvln's. C, E. Sheffield of Newport was a couniy seat visitor Wednesday. Before buying logging boots, see the Bear Cat Brand at Colvln's. J. W. Graham and Ralph Salvage drove down to Newport yesterday. The city expects to hAa their pump ing plant In operation this afternoon. Take Tanlac and eat 'three square meals a day. Toledo Drug Co. Miss Doris Splcer returned to her studies at the Normal school Sunday. Mrs. C. E. Csosno arrived home Sat urday evening from a short vistt with relatives at Corvallis. Ask us about the Woodward four speed transmission for Ford Car er Truck. Ford Garag. Zadok Thayer and Jim Derrick re turned to Corvallis Sunday where they are attending the O. A. C. Harald Hansen of Siletz was in the city Friday evening. Ho returned home Saturday, via Chltwood. Mayor W. E. Ball was a passenger for Portland Sunday. He returned home Wednesday evening. Arthur Nye went to Portland last week to purchase a pump for thhe city water department. Sada Chambers returned to Mon mouth Sunday after spending Thanks giving with the home folks. Miss Mary Geer was home from Normal School for Thanksgiving, re turning to Monmouth Sunday. Mrs. Carl Boeckman arrived home from Portland Saturday evening, at I which place Bhe attended National Pomona Grange. Mrs. Catherine Collins arrived home Sunday evening from a couple of month's visit with her sister, Mrs. S. J. Anderson, at Oakland, Calif. Avoid the Christmas rush. Have the "8cotch Woolen Mills" make you a suit now, and get a fres $10.50 pair pants. The Bootery, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Harding came down from Elk City Wednesday even ing for a visit with Mr. Harding's par ents here. Don't blame anybody but yourself If your nights are made miserable by in digestion. You failed to take Tanlac. Toledo Drug Co. Mrs. F. S. Fugit and little daughter were down from Portland to apond Thanksglvng with the doctor here. They returned to the city Sunday. FLOOD REPORTS IN FROM LOWER SILETZ Reports of great damage by flood to property on the Lower Siletz have been drifting In this week, which re- poru indicate that the people on tha lower river had many nil row escapes from drowning and many of thorn did lose their homes, barns, livestock and barely escaped to the hills with the clothing on their backs. ilt is reported lhat J. J.' Derby lost his house and all his catt'e. Pa'nl Keihl lost his house and furnishings. George Freucht's house was washed away, but grounded after going about 700 feet. Gust Seld lost his house barn and livestock, barely escaping with his family In a boat. Clyde Mor ris lost his team, and L. C. Mowery lost 12 head of milk cows. Elmer Deetz was living in Mr. Mowery's house and he r.nd family moved into the upper story of the house when the flood waters began to rise. The water continued rising until it came to with in a couple of inches of the celling ot the lower rooms. The terrific cur rent made the house 'toUer and shake and the family expected It to be carri ed away momentarily. The barn did wash away and drifted about 600 feet where it grounded. J. D. Steers lost his team and cattle and Elmer Miller lost his cattle and his barn floated some 600 feet down the river. J. S. Ijloyd lost his fine herd of pure bred Holstelns. The Wheeler sawmill was badly wrecked but did not float away. Futher reports from Elk City in clude the houses of P. J. Pa-iks and Paul Womack as being In the pathway of the flood. The Parks home was washed from Its foundation and badly damaged, but can be repaired. The home of Mr. Womack, It Is slated. Is wrecked beyond repair. As previ ously reported In last weeks issue, the store and poBtofTlce owned by Choe. Allen was carried from Its foundation and the stock and considerable mail destroyed . J. C. Dixon lost consider able feed' in his warehouse, it being submerged in the muddy wntors, but his grocery stock was not badly dam aged, It being mostly above Clio high water mark. The Elk Hotel was badly wrecked and It will take several thou sand dollars to repair the damage. Fortunately no lives wore lost In any of the flood districts of the county. Relief measures have been undertaken here at Toledo for She benefit of those left destitute by the flood, and soma 1200 and considerable clothing and eatables have been donated Roadmaster Andy Porter states thai , the financial loan to the rniintv thmi i - the loss of bridges will not be as great as was at first estimated, lie explains this by showing that many of the bridges were In bad condition and would soon have had to be rebuilt , anyhow. Tho rest of them had been tn use or a number of years so that the county's loss could not be estimated the same as the full cost of the bridges when new. The actual loss will prob ably not be more than half what orlg- i inally thought COURT IN SESSION County Court met in special session Wednesday to consider the problems arising In the wake of the recen. Cood. After discussing the matte." from all angles, the Court decided to go ahead and repair the smaller bridges, Is suing warrants in payc.cnt of same. For the rebuilding of ithe larger bridges a bond election will be hell to provldo funds. This election will be held at the time of tho regular Primary election next spring. AN INVESTMENT Your purchase of Christmas Seals will be an Investment In health for the State of Oregon and will hasten victory over tuberculosis. SILVER TEA POSTPONED The Silver Tea for the benlfit of the Grammar School Auditorium has been postponed for two weeks. PORT BOOKS EXPERTED B. W. Wilson, public accountant of Corvallis recently exported the books of treasurer, A. T. Peterson, of the Port of Toledo. Mr. Peterson had been treasurer ot the Port every since same was estab lished, some ten twelve years ago, and during his term of office 54&, 037.70 passed thru his hands. It Is needless to say that every thtfrg was found O. K.