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4 n. incotn i VOLUME 29 TOLEDO. LINCOLN COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 9th, 1921. NUMBER 42 omv SILETZ The High SohoofeWill fire a social entertainment at (he playhouse Friday evening December 16, at 8 p. m. The . Community Club will cooperate with . the High School in holding this social. Ice cream, cake and coflee will be bv- ved. EvnrvhnHv i. ,-nrdkaHv invito Thft win h ,..i h aulDmnt for th hankRt hall tKU,. This entertainment will serve as a' kind of a prelude to the Christmas festivities. If the weather continues : - . .,no '""J good we may expect a full house at ! the entertainment. j SOUTH BEACH The foot bridge across the Siletz Mr Tracq Day,8 ,8 qu,te Bck he river where toe steel bridge went out!thinka he went tQ work tQ s(K)n after during the high freshet, was completed j,ls operaton n ,1 .. .. t j . . rfi u i . i u, .uemm,. ...e u.iugo . .our W,UB anQ nve u"Qleu leel euspended on cables one inch and a quarter thick. It is a fine walk and perfectly safe. Mr. Marvin superin- leuaea me worn- r reignt can lie trucked over very quickly tad It beats taking freight over in . row boat a mile. Vhe work has been crowded as fast as the weather would permit The work of repairing the road and rebuild- lng the bridge to Mowerys Landing j commenced Tuesday the 6th. This! work will also be pushed as fast as i poss'ble. The old government read I from Sileu on the north 3ide of the j river will be opened as far as the Low-1 er Farm or at the point where the low- er bridge washed away. The first ; bridge to te built is at Thompson ! Creek three miles from the Agency, j Miss Nancy Wilson of Nortons This tridge Is small, only about sixty , spent Saturday and Sunday with rel feet; but the creek is quite deep andjatlves at Nashville. It will require long timbers to i.ut un- Mr. Eelund and family who have der the bridge. Rex and James Craw- lord took a raft of decKing from the : bridge that washed out to pal, on the Thoinr-eon bridge. This road can be opened up and It will anrwer very the mill in the near future, well for the travel iill tie bridgo cm i Miss Margaret Ryan who Is attend ee rebuilt. This road was used by the ing school at Summit spent the week government for more than a half cen-!end with home folks. tury and it was not haid to keep up. j The Thompoon bridge is the only one; of any sizj and the others are small ' culverts and they can be made fills! and there are no steep hills on this I part of the road or deep gulches. Ajurday nights at the school house. C. Crawfordi will be foreman of this! Mrs. W. H. Martin left Monday for work. Three crews will be working j Portland where she will be the guest on the road and It will soon be open ( of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Froch during for travel again it the weather keeps ' the month of December, good. Miss Dorothea. Nash returned to her Our minister Rev. C. W. Pogue has home here, to be with her mother who gone Into the dairy business in a j Is ill. small way, in connection with his Mr. and Mrs. F. Barnes made a busl $reachlng. He bought four fine dairy ness trip to Albany Wednesday, cows and has put up a nice barn and I Gus Winkler, Nashville S. P. man. Is now filling it with hay. The church! has a nice property of eight acres of Una land and MJ Pogue don't see why It can't be used for a good purpose. - He doe the milking and most of his work and he says he never felt better in his life. He preaches twice every Sunday and assists ln the Sunday School work. He says; "No more Brussels carpets for him." Mr. Pogue Is a graduate of the Kimbel Thologlcal College at Salem. GLEN The big storm put the roads In bad condition washing out bridges and so many slides. A large slide came down out of the canyon ln front of the house on the Crooks place and swept the house down In the orchard, where the house stood there Is twenty foot of rocks, mud and logs. Mr. and Mrs. J. K- Wheeler Just escaped with their lives If It had of came In the night they j could not have gotten out as they just got out of danger when- It struck the house. Fred Brown went o Harlan Satur day to see how his sister Mrs. Jessie McDonald was, she sick and the phone lines were all down, but found her better. Mr. W. R. Mtoore and son Alva went to Elk City Saturday. Mr. Frank Wright and crew are put ting the bents in the bridge across Big Elk at his place that were taken out by the flood. C. W. Brown and crew are putting in the bridge on Gopber Creek that went out. Richard Davenport spent a few days NAW- I DON'T FEEL 1 UKE PLAYIN' TDAY f ( HOME SWEET HOME AUTOCASn with hl sister Mrs. S. J. Stewart this wck' 01" BDd A"Ce venport of Elk City 18 PendlnS 010 end at their brther John Prt. I C' W' Fred BroWn 8Pent tt da ns 'ences the bih of Thursday blew down. M- s- J- Stewart visited the school 0ne day last week Mr W' R' Moore and Johnle Wneel" er took out the drlft Umt wa8 m tne tftrn at tha aihrwtl Knimn CVIJair ; M,fg Neta phI,ps wen(. tQ Newport 1 Saturday to spend Sunday with her sisteri He)en phelps Hr and Mrg j w Dozer went Newport Monday. Our school is progressing nicely. NASHVILLE Nash Bros, shipped a car of cattle j to Nebergall Co., Albany, Saturday. Rod Nash came In from a short trip to the Valley Sunday, Mrs. Rod Nash and Mary Lou Nash spent Saturday night at the home of Mrs. Nash's sister, Mrs. June Edwards Unless something unforseen pre- vents the S. P. Co. will close their station at this place, the 14th of this month redded in the Steer Creek community for several years are moving to Port-. land. Mr. Biglow Intends to Btart work at Mrs. Fox visited at the home of her'lng ner slster ms' John Emeraon of brother, N. G. Harris, near Summit, Friday. The Nashville Literary Society has been reorganized and will meet Sat- was a passenger for Portland Monday. GLEN Wie are certainly having beautiful weather after our storm. The report of a free ferry being pot In at Toledo is not very favorable on this side of the bay. as It seems to be the sentiment of the people that we u"1 "ul lre lerry- " ns noi'jgch, $i.48 per ton; and the Miami been so long since a free ferry waa:Quarry U2 ,xn tried and the service was certainly very unsatisfactory. We feel that a bridge would be the only satisfactory way for the people on this side of the bay to get to Toledo. C. W. Brown and son, Fred, rebuilt the small bridge on Gopher Creek, which was damaged by the recent high water. Misses Rosa and Alice Davenport j Church Thursday evening at eight of Elk City spent the week end with ' o'clock. Celebration of Holy Com thelr sister, Mrs. S. J. Stewart. Mrs. imunlon will be held Frldny morning. Stewart is temporarily occupying the ! Davenport house ln order to make It more convenient for the children to attend school. W. R. Moore went to Elk City, Wed nesday. Elmer Walklns was a Toledo visitor the first of the week. Mrs. John Davenport spent Sunday with Mrs. W. R. Moore. J. T. Mahone- of Siletz had business here Wednesday and Thursday of this ! week. Supt. E. L. Chalcraft was over from Che Siletz on business yesterday. WINANT B. F. Branson and Chas. Amsbury were transacting business ln Toledo -J TH , I Ctrl WHATSAN MATTER. I rr ii VICTROLAS AND Victor Records FOR SALE BY BATEMAN FURNITURE COMPANY Toledo, Oregon X I $ A Saturday. A pleasant little dance was given at the Flesher home Saturday night 'u was attended by nearly all the neigh borhood and dancing was enjoyer till a late (?) hour. B. F. Updike went to Newport Fri- day. r'jfjltf Mrs. Pe;er Shermer and sonB Jeseph and and fam"y were ln Toledo " naay- J. E. Cook of Summit, who is cutting wood at Updike's spent a few days at his home last week. Joseph Shermer made a trip to New port Wednesday. Miss Eva Morris of Newport Is visit- jthls P,ace' L. Harris "and family of Philomath arrived Wednesday night. They will make their home In this vicinity. THREE BEARS KILLED F. T. Gunn of Logsden reports that bears have been killing his sheep ' this fall having killed six head for him. He has retaliated however by trapping and killing three bears. If everyone would do as well the varmints would soon be killed off. 'A. D. KERN SECURES JETTY ROCK CONTRACT A. D. Kern, contractor, was the suc cessful bidder for the furnishing of 69,000 tons of rock for the North Jel tey. We understand that Mr. Kern in tends to quarry this rod: r.t Elk City. There were three bidders submitting bids for this work as follows: A. D. Kern, price $1.44 per ton; A. Gieb- Mr. Kern has made arrangements for the leasing of the Miami Quarry Co's quarry machinery. DEACON CHAMBERS COMING Arch Deacon Chambers will be fh Toledo next week and will hold ser vices at the St. John'o Episcopal Everybody welcome. MOST ASSUREDLY Had it slipped your memory that ithls evening the Chamber of Commerce ls to nominal and elect the officers for the coming year? Had y.ou forgotten that after the buine88 meeting ls over an entertain- ment ,s to Put 0,1 worthy of your undivided attention? Had you thought the Chamber would expect you to go home after the "doln's"' hungry? Nol It will be a lively meeting! The program will be good! The lunch will be all that could be desired! Nonsense! Of course you are go- dng. Get ready and come out! E1X - I ATE A PIC OUT OF RMMTRY - AND I DON'T Ai-inri - ' . . J III EX-SERVICE MEN ATTENTION Ex-service men of Lincoln county will have the opportunity to present any claims they may have against the government when the Clean-up squad of the U. S. Veterans Bureau visits Newport Tuesday, Dec. 20 and Toledo Wednesday, Dec. 21. Headquarters in Toledo will be in the Soldiers club house of the American Legion. All ex-service men are requested to spread the word and those with claims are urged to come as early as possible and bring their discharges and other papers that might assist In support ing their claims. The squad will handle claims for compensation, vocational training, reinstatement and conversion of In surance, travel pay, back pay, alio'. ments and Victory medals. A physi cian accompanies the squad, which hits a personnel of five, and is prepared tii necessary to send the applicant to a specialist in Portland. Wm. P. Wise, advance man for the squad, who was in Toledo and Newport this week for the purpose of making arrangements for the visit of the squp.d, states that they have been on the road since last August The idea of bringing the government to the men, he adds, ls that of Col. C. R. Forbes, head of the Veterans bureau. The work in Oregon, Washington and Idaho Is un der the direction of L. C. Jesseph, an ex-service man who won recognition by his service to his comrades. Geo, Hubbard, also an ex-service man, who made a record In hospitalization work for the American Legion, is in immed iate charge of the squad in the throe states named. ," '0' At THE MOVIES TONIGHT "WHENCE WERE TWENTY-ONE" SATURDAY and SUNDAY DRAMA AND COMEDY SHINGLING BEE HELD A "bee" was held Tuesday for the purpose of getting the new gymnasium at the Grammar School Shingled. A large number responded and the roof was put on in a hurry. The ladles of the Embroidery Club served a splended dinner at noon which was greatly appreciated by the workmen. AUCTION SALE Saturday, December 10th, at one o'clock In the afternoon, at Ralph Hamar's, 2 Mi miles east of Siletz. there will be an auction of the follow, lug described articles: 1 Durham cow, 4 years o'd, fresh ; i 1 HolBteln cow, 3 years old, to freshen , January 1st; 1 Woods binder; 1 plow; ' 1 Harrow; and other small farm tools; 1 4 year old mare, weight 1000 pounds; about 30 tons of good hay. Terms: Cash or bankable notes. Free lunch at noon. Ralph Hamar, Owner. Pie,! gee vvHrzz!: DIDN'T WO LIKE IT m HI I PIE! GEE WHttZ!: I I 1 1 YEH.ILIKEDlT-'-l v ..fl I J)IDN T jOO LIKE. IT J I fc 1 I BUT ItUM QIDN T 1 i i DRIVE FOR RELIEF FUND FOR FLOOD VICTIMS SUCCESS Through the generosity of 'Jie citi zens of the town and vicinity, the drive to raise emergency funds to furnish relief for those families who have been hurt seriously by the flood, and are without immediate resources with which to purchase food, and nec essary supplies, has beenj successful. So far there has not been a very generous response In the clothing and bedding line, but it is early yet, and without doub'. articles will accumulate swiftly. The committee will meet Saturday at the Commercial Club rooms and sort and list articles. Word has been received that a wagon load of BuppiicB has been accumulated In Newport and is on the way to the Low er Siletz. The commi tee has asked that nothing badly worn be donated, and that all articles be laundered and mended. Through misunderstanding some families between adjoining territories may have been overlooked, but we as sure you we wouldn't have misled you Intentionally. Curoful consideration will be given of all Instances where funds are disbursed, and the utmost ciro taken to see that they go whore they will do the most good, and that sirlct account Is given to the commit tee for all expenditures. The Merry-go-round Embroidery, Club, in addition to voting $5.00 cash, also brought material and with the as sistance of ladies of the Civic Club, tied 3 comforters. IMr. and Mrs. E. Brigham also gave a new pair of blankets. Following is a list of the contribu tors and the amount given: f Merry-Go-Round Embroidery Culb J5.00 Mrs. J. S. Akin B.00 Mrs. E. Ofstedahl 1.00 Mr. Enos 6.00 Mrs. Geer 2.00 Mr. James 2.00 Mrs. A. L. Oglesbee SO Mrs N. Anderson 60 Geo. Chambers 6.00 Anna L. Patterson 6.00 W. Beck (First National Bank).. 10.00 Unknown 60 Unknown 60 Mr. and Mrs. Turnnldge 2.00 Miss Adams 60 Mr. Clemmet 2.00 Unknown 60 Unknown 60 Jno. McCluskey 2.00 Unknown 30 Mrs. Trommlltz 1.00 Unknown 178 Unknown 10.00 Max Hayden 10.00 W. B. Hayden 6.00 C. M. Warren 6.00 J. Dunn ....6.00 Ed. Stoker 6.00 John Fogarty 6.00 Friend 100 C. Meyers 2.60 H. Larson 3.00 Miss Harrison 6.00 Friend 10 Mrs. Elmer Homing 2.00 Mrs. Rachel King 6.00 H. W. Jackson 2.00 Jas. McDonald 3.00 Catherine Collins 1.00 Dan Grady 1.00 W. H. Logan 1.00 Mrs. Redfleld 60 Mrs. Earl Nye 1.00 W. F. Boone 1.00 Mrs. W. F. Goodman 40 D. L. Peterson 3.00 Melle Groeneveldt 1.00 Mrs J. A. Shaffer 1.00 A. R. Richardson 6.00 Mrs. J. Dunn 1.60 Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Stanton 2.50 David Balrd 100 Eleanor Grady 1.0 Tom Hawkins 3.00 R. A. Arnold 3.00 ThB Bootory 3.00 Van Cleve Grocery 3.00 Peterson Hdwe 3.00 A. M. Glldersleeve 3.00 Mr. St. John 3.00 Al's Smoke House 1.00 Stanley Anderson 100 Lincoln County Bank 10.00 Mr. Meeker 3.00 Mrs. Fowler 3.55 J. E. Cooler 3.00 H. O. Dlvilbliss 1.60 H. E. Peterson 5.00 Mr. Porter 3.00 Mr. Colvin 2.60 The Peter Pan 5.00 Bateman and Bale man 4.00 F. N. Hayden- 6.00 Mrs. Fred Star Ion l.Oo H. R. Hartley 1.00 Peter Frederick , 3.00 Mrs. Sherwood 1.00 L. A. Hulburt . .5.00 S. R. Robertson 2.00 J. W. Robertson , , 3.00 John I'ennick 3.00 Edith Petersen t 1.00 Mrs. Nellie Peterson 1.00 Mrs. E. Ross t , 50 Verne Ross 1.00 Ned Clark , , 5.00 C. H. Olmstead 5.00 Mrs. Fred Horning,, 1.00 Mrs. M. W. Toms 1.00 Friend , , ..60 Mrs Annie Hawkins 2.5o Mrs. Ina Mamar. . , , 1.00 Mrs. Agee 1.00 Mrs. Fogarty 75 J. L. Wright 1.00 Mrs. H. Starr , , 1.08 Mrs. J Swearingen 2.0 Mrs. G. B. McCluskey 1.00 Mrs. J. J. Galther , , 3.00 Mrs. W. E. Ball 1.00 Unknown , , 1.00 O. E. Franzke, Newport 10.00 YOUNG MAN TAKES LIIFE IN HILLSBORO; INSANITY FEARED Hlllboro, Dec. 13 Elwood Merrill 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Merrill, com mitted BUlcide about midnight while seated on a tool chest In tlio barn ad joining Ills parents' home at Third and Oak Btreets, shooting himself In the temple with a .45 caliber army revol ver. The bullet went through the young man's head and Into the wall. The shot was heard but no thought was given it at the time and the body was not discovered until late this morn ing. The only explanation Is conlalned in a note to his parents, which said in part: "I've done my last good or bad turn in this life, so I hope I will be for given by you and our Lord God. I can't stand it longer. God knows I love you but I can't control myself. I may be Insane for oil I know. Here's for the great adventure." The young man's brother was ln the service during 'the war and, while homo on a furlough disappeared. Noth ing has since been heard of him. Young Merrill had worked in lumber and tim ber industries. (Journal. Mr. Merrill formerly lived here at Toledo with his parents, and was a student of the Toledo schools. BASKET BALL SATURDAY A double header basketball game has been scheduled for Saturday night at the Fair building, between the Wald- port and Toledo High School boys' and girls' teams. This Is the first game of the season and promises to be a good game. Admission 25c. and 35c. SHOOTING MATCH A shooting match will be held at Chltwood December 17th and 18th. Bronze turkeys, ducks chickens, ate. are to be the stakes at this event, o JOHN DILLON GETS STREET CONTRACT John Dillon was the successful bid der for the job of grading and planking on Nutloy, Division and "C Btreet. His bid was for 50 cents a yard for the dirt moved, nnd $20 per thousand for the planking ln places. Mr. Dillon put a good sized crew to work Tuesday morning and intends rushing the work thru to completion. BIG DANCE This is to announce that everybody ls welcome to a big dance to be given at the Oira Grange Hall the evening of roceir.ber 17th, 1921. Dance ticket and supper but $1.00.