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Tender. VOLUME 29 TOLEDO. LINCOLN COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 30th, 1921. NUMBER 45 SILETZ Ira Strong was drowned In the Sl letz river Thursday eveniii?, the 22d of Itcember. He was row nnd In attempting to cross the river in a row boa'i. going to his brother's, Norman Strong, he must have fell out of the boat in a fit and drowned. He was subject to epileptic fits and one of these spella must have taken him when he fell out of the boa; and drowned before regaining conscious ness. There was no water in his lungs and he must have dijd without a struggle. The body was taken out of , the water by Jamus Brassfiold about a mile below where he went in .t the old ford. Efforts were made to resuscitate the body but to no avail. The funeral was hold at the M. E. Church, Saturday in the aftrnoon, A large number wero present, lite de ceased wan a member of ihe Toot oatanies one of the largest tribes that was brought to reservation In 1867. H0 was a great grand child of Oncatta the Chief of the Tootoaanles. Rev. C. W. Poguo pasior of the Church con ducted the services. A beautiful sel ection "Nearer My God to Thee" was sung by Mrs. Alec Catfish, Miss Alice Chalcraft playing the piano. Mrs. Cat fish's voice seemed to be at Its best. The sentiment of the song, the pathos of the singing, accompanied by the 8weet soft strains of the paino made deep impression on the audience. Ira Strong was 32 years old. His fath er Norman Strong was drown In the Slletz river some 38 years ago a mile or so below where Ira drowned. Ira was a graduate of the government School at Slletz. The interment took place In the Cemetary on the hill over looking the Slletz Valley the Indian burying ground. - This Cemetery, haB Bo official name. Your correspondent would line" to suggest the name One atta Cemetery as a suitable name to commemorate the name of the tribe as well as the name of its great Chief, who figured so largely in ihe Rogue River War of 1855-6. The Sunday School prorram at Sl letz December 25. was as follows: Song Tell the old old Story Orches tra led by Char'.ej Larsen; Song Joy to the World ity the Sunday School; Prayor Rev. C. W. Pcgue; Song Silent Night Choir; This song soemed to be unusually Lrr.presaive. thoughtful In harmony with the sol emn scene that surrounded us. Rec itation Merry Christmas W 1 1 1 a r d Metcalf; Vocal Duet The Misses Hoffman; Lullaby Mrs, W. S. Hall's Class; Recitation iHarvey Chrlstoph rson; Vocal Solo Jess Da?iiels, Mrs. Maurice Anderson at piano; Announce-1 ment W. S. Hall Supt. Vocal Duet Lavelle King, Blanch Fring; Song Jolly old Santa Claus School; Dis tribution of presont3. Every on In the house got a present and the house wns crowded to the walls. The tree was beautiful and bril liantly lighted with a number of gas lamps. Santa Claus came In at the back door looked upon the brilliant scene but never said a word. He seemed confused since being married to Mother Goose. He skipped out at the back door jumped Into his sleigh which wa9 drawn by six beautiful reindeer cracked hl3 v hip and put out for the North Pole, Mrs. Santa did not go along. He will come back again by next Chrls mas. Mrs. Grant King spent Christmas with the home folks she says she Is COST OT LIVING COMES tOWN - SOMEWrHT. ss I "SC ' 1$ L" klarx "is&PCw vl getting along line. She Is a great booster for the World Fair, said It would be the greatest thing that ever happened to Oregon and- the west, M!rs. King returned to Portland Tues day and took her daughter Helen along with her. Mrs. King believes a wave of prosperity is coming to the golden west. Mrs. Jess Daniels also went to Port land to be with her faJlher Mr. Calkins who is reported very sick. The following families served Christ mas dinners and invited their friends: Mr. Maurice Andorson, Mrs. E. E. Col vin, Mrs. Jes Daniels, Mrs. Fred Brown and Mts. C, W. Poguo. The two hotels also served dlnner.the Crawford and the King. o GLEN We are having real winter weather. The snow has been on for over aweek and got as deep as 9 inches. Xmas was spent rather qultly In thlB neighborhood. John Davenport, who is doing qul'ie an extensive business of trapping, says there are lots of bear end coyotes in the county, and that they ara living principally on the goats. Evertt Brown came in from the Val ley laBt week for a visit, with his par ents, Mr. nad Mrs. C. W. Brown. Elmer Watkins was a dinner gueat of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Brown for Xmas. Mr. and Mra. J. K. Wheeler hava moved Into their "shack" as they call it. Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler lost their house by a land slide during the high water, and havo erected a little house to spend the winter in. iMrs. John Davenport is spending the holidays with her father, Al Martin, at Toledo. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Moore and grand-son, Everest, and Nathan Wat- kins were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Wheeler Xmas. Miss Eleanor Schi.dmefer who Is teaching hera, in spending the holidays at her home in Brownsville. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. McDonald of Har lan spent Xmas with Mrs. McDonald's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Brown. Rev. Philes, of Summit stopped over Monday night at W. R. Moore's on his way to Bayview. Mrs. N. L. Grant of Harlan cam over Monday for a visit with her par ents Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Brown. W. R. Mcore tracked a bear most of i:he day Monday but failed to tree Mr. Bear. Alva Moore came over from Harlan with his dogs and they are go ing to continue the hunt. FRUIT VALE The So'acol gave a program Friday afternoon the 23rd and of course an Xmas .rn3 afterwards which vx; very much enioyed by the children nnd grown una who came of course to hear the piogram. Christina.! dinners wen nerv:d at several of the homes hei while a few were away nnd enjoyed a trip as well. Mike Moffit spent Xmas in Custom Oregon with relatives. Chas. : alter and wife had ir'-fy nt R. F. Ba'.ters in Ncwpor: Paul Paulson came In from Albany Sat. 24 on the train and as the big dinner was to be served at L. T. Steph enson's that evening Steve .'thought he'd go over to Toledo and meet him ao he mushed over mado two trips thru the train and went home alone, Paul rode on down to Yaqulna and walked over, neither had recognized FOOTSTEPS cW WMI glSb SUMMERS. 1' " 1?"..' .r!8?8' the other probibly owing to the fact that it had been several weeks since seeing each other, or the wonderful climate, and but three men in the smoker It surely seems peculiar but anyway the dinner commenced at 7 and continued until 1.30 a. m. after , which a few games of pinochle and a good deal of complaining terminated the evening. 0! Well Xmas only comes ,'once a year anyhow. ! R. L. Moffi set the big feed and all the children in Lincoln County wire ; present. Johnsons wore at Osburns and Nyes served a big family dinner. ; The York Young folks were home from Newport. We have no school until after New iueBQay Years so the children and Miss Ross j T1'e wls80s Smitn came ln from the will have a few days rest after their I ViIley a tew da'3 a to sP3nd thelr extra efforts. ! Several attended the dance at Mr. Timlalls Monday night 2Gth ,from here and all report a most wonderful time. Chas. Baker presented himself with a brand new Fold truck for Xmas brought It In the middle of the week. SOUTH BEACH j Mr. and Mrs. Johnson and family went to Portland last week. Adelbert Ewlng came down from Nortons to spend Christmas with his parents. V Mr. Lawn wont to Portland Thura- 'day to spend Christmas. j Roland Harlan went to Toledo to i Bpend Christmas. Mrs. Stevjns, Mrs. Peterson, Jean Hoffman and Mr. Dozler went to New port Thursday. Warren Ashwor.h went to Portland Sunday on the noon boat o ! NASHVILLE The county bridge on the Yaqulna ' at Nashville which was damaged dur 1 ing the recent high water, has been repaired and is in una again. Otis i Hamar had charge of the work, j Mrs. Walker Cline came over from I Little Elk to spend Christmas with her son Abe Stevens. Mrs. Fox and children who have spent the last few months here on their farm have gone to California where they will make their home. ' Miss Dorthea Nash came in from Portland to spend Christmas with rel- atives. Miss Nash's mother, Mrs. Wll- j lis Nash has been very ill Tor some , time. Miss Dorothy Owenby. Nashville teacher, and Miles R. Cts of Port land, were married in Corvallls Wed nesday. December twenty-first. Mrs. Cook will return to Nashville to Com plete her school after which they will make their home In Portland. Professor and Mrs. Crowley and daughter. Bertha, came In from Prairie City, to spend Christmas with Mr3 Crowley's brother and family and her , mother, Mrs. Charles Hamar. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hinshaw, Mrs. , Chas. Hamar and Professor and Mrs. Crowley left Nashville Monday :o at tend the wedding of Mrs. Hnmar's grandson at Willamina. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hogwoll and three small daughters went to A'.bany to spend Christmas with the parents o( Mr. Hogwoll, Mr. and Mrs. Tellerson. W. II. Martin returned Sunday from a business triD to Eastern Oro-1 gon J Mr. Crayblil was a Toledo visitor ! recently. The Misses Davis, who make their 1 homo In Porland, are spending the IN THE SANDS: OF 1S21 Christmas vacation with hometolks, near Nashville. Mrs. L. L. Leavltt and son, Lester, are visiting friends here. Mrs. Levitt Is a former resident o: Nashville. IW. L. Stanton is building an addi tion to his barn, which will provide room for about fiftaen cows. CHITWOOD The Chrlsimao tree program at the school house Saturday evening was woll attended, everybody having a good time and lots of candy and nuts. Emma and Harry Wilson were visit- I Ing friends at Nortons Monday and (jnristmas at nome. E. H. Dwlneil went to Silverton on Thursday. Russell Henry came down on the train from Nortons Tuesday. Prof. J. E. Davis passed ihru here on his way to Toledo Tuesday after noon, he has been spending the last few years In South Dakota although he was formerly a resident and teach er ln this county. GLEN George E. Brown of Monroe came In Thursday to spend the Holidays with the home folks at Hilltop. Mr. S. J. Stewart visited with C. W. Erown Friday night. Roy Eaton and John Davenport were hunting coyotes Saturday, they are getting plentiful on the range as the snow driveB them down on the goat range where they find plenty to eat. Fred Brown atended the dance at Davis Store at Harlan Friday night. He reports a big crowd and a fine time. NEWPORT VS. TOLEDO TOMORROW NIGHT The Newport and Toledo town toamj will engage In a game of basket ball at the Fair Building ln this city tomor row evening. Tho teams are very evenly matched and a good game Is assured. The game will start at 7:30 prompt and will be over before tlie dance begins. Come out and seo a good game and help root for the home te;.m. Admission two-bits. ru MRrD fiF mMMFHrtF MEETS JANUARY 13 At the next meeting of tho Chamber of Commerce, to be held Friday even ing, January 13, 1922 tho Board of Directors request a full attendance. Some matters of vital importance Ko the entire county will bo brought up for discussion, and action taken at thl? meeting. The Directors also request members to suggest and outline project tor tue coming year. Every member of the Chamber Is urged to give a little time and thought toward tho bettering of conditions In our cc;niunlty. Let's all get together and get something to shoot at then lots shoot until we hit the mark. NOTICE OF CHANGE Or ROAD DISTRICTS At the January Term of the County Ccurt, tho Second day thereof, Jan- ary 5:1. tho pr-jsenH boundaries of the Hoau Diiiiricts will bn changed lntcrec.od are invited to attend. ' Faulty, County Judge. REAR'S CHIEF EVENTS BAKERY FOR TOLEDO Alex Dlepold arrived down from Portland the first of the week looking for a location for a bakery. Before leaving town he had leased the To ledo Hotel from P. Frederick and made all arrangements for Infilling a mod ern bakery therein. Mr. Diepold will also open the din ing room and conduct an up to date hotel. He, accompanied by his wife nnd daughter will return itho 15th of Jan uary to take over the management of the hotel. SPECIAL DRILL TONIGHT The 2d Platoon of the C. A. C. O. N. G. will hold a special drill tonight, Friday evening, December 30th, 1821. at the Club House. NEW YEAR'S DANCE The Toledo Chamber of Commerce 13 arrangiiiK for a big dance to be given at the Club Houso tomorrow evening, in honor of Miss Nineteen Twenty-two who is due to arrive at midnight. It Is rumored that the little Miss has a number "of pleasant things for Toledo up her sleeve, so come out and wel come her and see what she has to offer. Supper will bo served at midnight. Panto $1.00, war tax 10c. Supper wll! bo served at midnight. ' TOLEDO BEATS SILETZ In a fast game of basket ball at Sl letz Wednesday evening the Toledo boys came out victorious by the score of 32 to 21. The game, which was very clean, was witnessed by a largo crowd of SlleiZ people, Thoso playing on the teams wore: Slletz Position Toledo Goodell F Brawn Thompson F Anderson Goodell C Service Downey G Itoss Watts G Carson The Toledo boys will play ulio New port boys at the Fair building in this city Saturday evening. Gume starts at 7.30. Admission 25c. OLD FASHIONED DANCE Some fifty neighbors gathered at W. R. Tindall's place last Monday evening for a real old fashioned dunce. There was room for tiireo set, and those present kept the musicians going until the wee small hours, the dance breaking up 'about, i.!.r-o o'clock. At midnight eats wero served, after which the dancing was again resumed. WORKS BOTH WAYS There is an old saying t-bout "Hia word as good as his bond." The Re publican administration is turning tho maxim around. The promise of the Republican party was given to try to bring bonds back Uo par. The market price of bonds is now between 98 cents and a dollar. The bonds havo become is good as the Republican pro mise, and much sooner than anybody expected. "THANK YOU" Tolodo, Oregon, December 28, 1921. "Thank you" kind friends nnd neighbors for the Xnii'.s gifts that nittd-j ih all very happy, and thank yu very imirh "Sana Clans'' win re membered us all. Thank you . '! wo ar.i voiy much obliged to y " -Mr J. Rooth and the CVIdrei PICTU?.:": FTT3 FINE! STOCK SUBSCRIBED IN SHORT ORDER Last Friday Peter Fredericks and C. E. Hawkins started out to secure the necessary fifteen thousand dollars to put across the Toledo Investment and Development Corporation. They met with excellent success aud in two hours time had raised the money needed. The concern Is to be Incorporated ln the sum of $25,000 of which sum the citizens of Toledo take $15,000 and the Pacific Spruce Corporation $10,000. Following Is a list of stockholders and the amount of stock purchased: Peter Frederick $500.00 Mrs. P. Frederick 500.00 C. E. Hawkins 500.00 G. 1J. McCluskey 500.00 F. N. Hayden 500.00 A. M. Gildersleeve 500.00 R. :;. Van Clove 500.00 Fred Horning 500.00 S. E. Newkirk 500.00 T. P. Hawkins 500.00 J. J. Galther 600.00 1 R. A. Arnold 500.00 A. T. Peterson 500.00 ra Wado ' 500.00 Juy W. Dunn 500.00 R. D. Burgess 500.00 Guy Roberts 600.00 ;John E. Cooter 500.00 W. C. Burcroff More. Co 500.00 ;Arthur Nye 300.09 Joseph Swearlngen 300.00 Leo R. Duteman 200.00 J. B. Booth 200.00 W. E. Ball 200.00 , Al Waugh 200.00 II. E. Peterson 200.00 Chas. Mock 200.00 ; D. L. Peterson 200.00 B. M. Howe 200.00 M. N. Anderson and Son 200.00 J. Nygnrd 200.00 E. ('. Mofflt 200.00 Klnwr Homing 200.00 Geo. L. MeCaulou 200.00 Ed. Stocker 200.00 W. T. Bull 200.00 Max Hayden 200.00 O. R. Sslienck 200.00 N. H. Sherwood 200.00 VV. K. Patterson..-. 200.00 Corlnno Pennington 100.00 W. Beck 100.00 Annie K. Hawkins 100.00 John Dillon 100.00 D. L. Chestey 100.00 Conrad Christiansen 100.00 V.'m. S. C'olvln 100.00 Eva I). Colvin 100.00 Carl Gildersleeve 100.00 Maybel Simpson 100.00 Efflr? M. Thayer 100.00 Ted McElwnln 100.00 Gunrge F. Cruson 100.00 Clay Ni- kols ..100.00 K. II. Hayden 100.00 M. O. Ha.-t 100 00 o AL WAUGH SELLS "SMOKEHOUSE" Al Waugh has sold his Pool and (tllliurd Parlor In this city, known as "Al's Smokehouse," to E. A. Lylle, f Corvnllis. Mr. Lytic, who Is an old hand ut to business, will take charge Sunday, January 1st. Mr. Lytlo has rented th0 McElwaln house on Fourth Street and will move his family hero at once. Mr "niu:h, who has been In busl ines? hero In Toledo for 32 years will engage qulto extensively in tlie chicken ! Im-hi: ?. Mr. Watigh has always ' ! layed square with the public and l?i nde nmny friends during his bU3'.- lie-s ( in-eer In this city. !