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THE LANE COUNTY NEWS
W. A. DILL
Published Every Monday and Thursday by-ilfe L
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RATES OF SUUSCRIPTION.
One Year $1.60 Six Months - - .75 J Thrco Months
' Advertising Rates Purnlshod on Application.
And Remember to Cat a Stop-Over for Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, OREGON, THRUSpAY, MARCH IS, 1015.
A REVIVED COMMERCIAL CLUB.
After a donnent period of several years, the Junction City
Commercial chib has been re-organized and Is'now 'getQ'iig nc-
tyely to wor jn ttie' advertising 'of Its town and In looking after
the commercial interests of the community. Among other
things, the club Is arranging for tho placing of signs that will
point the way to their home town and Inform the travelers In
the valley Shfe year that'they are near one o'f the 'busy towns of
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mno uounty, Willamette vauey, uregon..
The work that a good, united commercial organization can
do for a townis tremeudous. By "united" we do not mean an
organization in which aU "is honey and ple.'with never1 a' dirfe'reifce
of opinion "to rutile the'serenity of the club, but one In wfifcli men
bfc diverse opinions 'can get together with mutual respect and,
after considering' all the varied Spfnions and conditions', can dfr
clde on a course of action and follow it out to its' accomplishment
Division of inieredts means' a pulling apart of the comtlierclal
and industrial activities. Unified action means a growth of
mutual understanding and decided gains in the strength of com
munity action. By touching elbows, men learn thatJtheir fellows
have likeable qualities.
To dtrthe' greatest possible good for a community, a commer
cial organization must be wide in its scope of 'membership. Not
only must the privilege of membership tie extended to all In the
immediate community who have the Interest of the community
at heart, but those from surrounding territory must be invited
in. A shoe "factory for Springfield would mean workmen fOr the
farmers of the valley tofeedj a beet sugar factory for fanners bf
the valley would mean dollars in the pockets of the farmers to be
put in the Springfield banks. The interests of tne wnole upper
valley are int'ertwIn'eU. These interests deniand the formation of
iottid organization that wiUT)e active in presenting the claims of
ffie upper. vafleyand'nable 'the "business interests of Spririgfield
to speak "wfth authority wfieft the welfare of the coriimiinlty is at
MOTION PICTURES APPEAL TO WORLD-PUBLIC.
i "First of all, should be remembered that no force in the world
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"m ever lut-me motion picture uusiness, or any ower Dusmess,
. one inch SbovVits present status, except the force 'of popiliar de
man'd; which mean's your demand, and the demand of all'tlie bet-
ter people jpf your community, says the Woman's Home Compan-
ionf or April. " 1
"The motion picture deserves the freedom that is accorded
the press. While It is an expression of dramatic art, it is also a
iind of journalism; for free public discussion. Pure milk, tuber
culosis, and the fly nuisance have been discussed on the screen; in
like manner, hig moral problems are being discussed at every film
show, and at the same time the audience is being entertained.
"Another poirit to be kept in mind: Today ali motion pictures
are made for a world-public comprising the young and the old, the
educated and the ignorant. Until there arises a specialized de
mand every motion picture problem must be a compromise be
tween the demands of the child and of the adult.
" 'The greatest' competitor the motion picture theatre needs to
fear for the future is the public school,' said the head of a great
distributing organization of films. As soon as the public schools
begin to use motion pictures extensively' we will be compelled t"o
change the character of our production to a 'considerable extent
to meet the demand. The exhibitor will have to make a special
effort for child patronage, or lie will lose ground;, His purpose is
commercial,' while that of the school Is Idealistic'
"In tlie meantime the exhibitor is gathering in the children at
the rate of a million a day." ".-
Use of automobiles on the farm is becoming much wider than
was at bne'ttme thought possible. By means of a' remdvable or
convertible ride fieat the capacity of the'ear is increased so that it
ho'lds considerable quantities of perisliible farm produce for tile
city market or emergency guppllea for the farm. Perishable fruits
and vegetables can be put on the market much earlier In the day
vrtKe-'Uwi of a good convertible farm auto, and tlfcy wlM be la
mufcti better cofidltlon.
several meil are tempo;
can bo rained In Ty meAnr of teleohona
fnrmors are aisb using their aitomobtiea' to run tho sflb-nllln ma
chinery, and according to Professor W. A. Darr, Federal and 0.' A.
C field dairyman, aro doing It successfully. Tho rear wheels aro
jacked up and tho driving belt Is run on ono of thorn. 61 courso
depreciation on machines thus used is greater than on thotio ubuu
merely for riding about In, but on tho other hand Interest and up
keop charges are much less on ono machine tlum two or throo.
The ndvlsnballty of thus uslni farm nutoa deiiends unoii matty
fnctors, and rimstbe determined by each farmer according to theso
AIR BATTLES POSSIBLE IN THE FUTURE.
We Shall Be Glad
To look aftor your tax nmttors,
Bring tax Rtntomont If you.hnve ono;,
othorwlBo notify us onrly and wo will
secure a statement for you. ,
Tho difficulty of nrouerlv arming and protecting utrohnft lies
In the fact that wo ennnbtet obtain sufficiently powerful engines
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even uiuugu, in uio course oi a icw yuure, i;iu euguieu uuvu in
creased In lib'rse power from about CO to 200, flays tho Youtli'B
Companion. But when wc look ahead, and cstlmnto what may bo
possible with a power plant, not of hundreds of horso power but
Of thousands, then we can Imagine a perfected war machine of tho
future a huge armored craft, that carries a cfo'w bf Imndreds bf
... T X . . . . ...k ' ..r'"' 'i'
men, nnu mat is equipped with lormiuaoie guns auu aonai torpeuo
and bomb-Klrbpplng'tubes. Such a vessel will bo able to reef Its
wing surface when traveling "at high speed, and will rush through
the air at h speed of several hundred mites an hour.
But even against Buch metal-built monsters of tho air, flying
at their amazing speeds, man will pit his ingenuity. It Is clear that
le cannot fight them from the earth; he muBt fight them high In
their own element. So In tho future, If wars continue, wo may
Vave fearful'struggles of tho airnot small and Isolated combnts,
such as this campaign has shown us, but battles desperately
Waged, with death and dlstructlon raining from the clouds. Thero
are those, however, who arsue that such a form of war, when
pushed to Its ruthless 'llmjOwlll prove so ghastly that humanity
win revolt, anu mat tne science mat revolutionizes war win iusu
1 Bf Plrl
U ESTABLISHED 19,07, M
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AS A VICTIM OF THE SPECTACULAR.
Lincoln Beachey met his expected end. Tho physical daring
of the man has been vindicated probably a thousand times, but,
ike the pitcher that went once too often to tho well, It came to
Lincoln Beachey was a pioneer In modern-day aeronautics.
He began his career at the time of the Lewis and Clark exposition
and had continued in It assiduously ever since. His aim was to
achieve the spectacular and the sensational. It was his purpose
always to create me risk of tragedy, and by one of the abnormal
bents of human natur6 he made thd business pay.
It is a pity that to this sbrt of entertainment, hinging upon
orrid and breathless expectancy, and well-developed, cfcar-mlnd-
ed American young man possessed of the Beachey ability to do
things should submit himself as a Bacrificlal victim.
Young iieacney unuouoteaiy nau tne auuuy to uevuiup buihu
thJnf' n'f 'J 6iiiRtiin?lni value iri the art bf aviation': but iinfbftlin-
ately he was content Svith the fame of the uuii-haiter, memga-
dlver and the man who loops the loop in the automobile. The end
'was inevitable; and as It was tragic, so is there regret. Telegram.
The county treasurer is now receiving taxes but la not send-1
. . . . : 1 L'.i-- '.lit nnt. rAM i n fti
mg out statements uniess me propervy uwhcib udiv iui mcui.
first half of the taxes must be paid by April 1 to avoid tho penalty
The pleasant things In the world .are pleasant thoughts and
tho not nf life la to have as rffanv of them as uosBlble. Ravalli
Republican, (Hamilton, Montana.)
The Best Groceries
For Les? Money
The Fifth Str&ei Procpry
Thos. Sikcs, Prop. Phono 22
We . aro a depository for
County tunda attU 'are atithorla!
cd to recelvo' morfoy lri payment
'of taxes; One half may "bo paid
bh or before April 1st. Bring! In
your tax statements If you havo
them', knd if Tiot ask usV'-fthtl wb
will gtit' thom foryou; No oxtra
Commercial State Bank
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WORK OF PUPILS OF THE SPRINGFIELD SCHOOLS
fThbr Lano County News today presents a few1 examples of the work
of composition in the classes in the 'Springileld Publl6 schools. Tho
articles are published as written, without correction, Id tho hopo that tho
printing of them "may prove an assistance to tho young people In de
Veloping their power of expression.' ' Other teachers aro inyjted to sub
mit' "such articles as they may wish to have published In this column.
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(From Mrs. Bartlett's room, Lincoln School, Springfield.)
'My' Dog "! Our Trip to the Coast.
I have a ddg'hisrtame Is Mon-J , OnCeupoh d' tlrile Vewent to
ty. :Tlike niyrdog We is black and , the 'GoaBt. ' We liVfedMn a camp
white. Helton a farmiow. Jim. drid my sister aiid l had'lots of
R'eld tbbk him on'the farm. He ?hn. W6 WoUld get into the boat
is a gobd hunting dog. My papa 'arid gb out ort tho wktdr tifr far
killed la bear-and "a deer. Vvlien as we couiu, anu men wnen we
we camned iri the mountains. -Went to tbwn my sister and I
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Earl Roberts. wouiu eacn taue an oar ana row.
Grade 3 Age'7 Ami' men sometimes wnen we
i ;wmt tb' towW mammtt bought
My Automobile. i'some bananas for Utf. There
I got k' little 'automobile for a ' was a h111 riSht; by our camp
Christmas present; 'My little artU y water 'anu I would go on
hfibv brother dctti Into the little . tbp Of the hill and play school
auto dml-rldcs all ardund the "And then' my sister would 'be
room Whcm he comes to a , teachd find I would be the pupil
Try It and bo conyiftce it t paya patronize
bump ho Says backup.
i' Chester Myers
Grade 313 Age 8
My Two Fish.
I have two gold flsli. One day
a little girl found one of my gold
fish on the table. And she Cold
! mamma and mamma put it back
iin the boll. Mamma thought my
iibii was ueau but it -didn't die
and I waa-glad.
J havo a big cat and her name
is Tip. She will get ort the win
dow sill and bee for her1 break
fast. And then she wants' me to
pet her. When I clv6 her lmr
breakfast. When she see's a bird
she will trv to catch it hut t
won't let her.
Grade 3 B Age7 . ' r,
artd sometimes I would bo moan
ahd 'hm She would take a stick
td'mo. ' ..
' " Clara Olsen
Grade 3 B Ago 8
My P6t Rabbits.
I used to hrtVe tWb l6't rabbits,
They were white. One day a man
crihie to our Iioubo and took a
iPitdhure of the rabbit. One day
.Ith-a dog' and his dog killed.one
of our rabbits. I was very sorry
.When we camo to Springfield we
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gave tne oinor raouit away.
Grade 3 B Age 9
My Shetland Pony,
went tb my grandma's last
Saturday and' I took my Sh'ot-
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