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Continuing the Springfield and Lane County Star, Which Wore Consolidated February 10, 1914
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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 13, 1915.
VOL. XIV. .NO.
PUS 10 SECURE
A crew of mtsn under V. J.
Williams went to the gravel pits
between Springfield and Nntron
this morning and for several
wouks will bo engaged In get
ting out screened gravel for use
i . i i
piers, of tho Wlllametto-Paclilc
.'H,im nmRA tho Sluslaw ..J
brldgo across tho
A Bltop-Ily has been coiiBtruot
ed acroBB tho river at this point,
and by tho 2fith'of this month
tracldaylng will recommence
Btarrtlng on tho south sldo of
the Sluslaw. In a fow weeks,
when 20 miles or more of track
linvo been laid, ballasting oper
ations will bo resumcd,-nnd the
trains will be put on again from
the Springfield pits.
AUSTRALIA LIKES THE
LOOKS OREGON LOG
BUILDING AT FAIR
Panama Pacific Exposition,
Sept. 13. If Imitation is tho sln
cerest flattery, Oregon will pro
bably soon havo reason to swell
up like a pouter pigeon. Aus
tralia expects to duplicate tho j
Oreuon building and exhibit !
schemo for permanent display :
purpose at homo! At least that
is the. expression of F. T. A.
Flicker resident commissioner
for tho government of tho stnto'
Victoria, Australia. Mr. Frlcko
has been a frequent visitor nt the
Oregon building and on overy
occasion enthusiastic in his
praise of it and tho splendid nd -
vcrtjsing Oregon is getting as scntntlves of tho Women's Im- 'gfjg im8 a brisk trade as a result
:n resull of the several showings provomont club, from whose or-l0f the renewed activities in rail
here. On his last visit he asked ,lglnal plan tho Punkin show'r0ad circles,
for complete nrchitectual plans grow, wore also In the party. I r
of the Oregon Parlhonon, plc -
tures of tho various exhibit
booths, and Insisted upon tho de-
tail of the organization plan.
Mr. Frlcko 'was warm In his con-(the
gratulatlons to Manager George
M. Ilyland, who Is most respon
Bible for tho remarkable show
ing and ho also insisted on tak
,ii ,iD I
Ing with the departmental nuius
imt tut m ltli t tho hotter under-1
stanu tne exact w.ui b "...-
ous ai uio uummib. fair board. From present Indi- Both the Brown and the at Jasper, Saturday afternoon,
thnli with tho slnglo oxception ot lCatIon8( he 8nya tuat the flncat CnumberB nimg imve been -ber- i The animal had been seen near
Canada, prcgon has made tho , exlUbt blooded cattle that ating Intermittently during the by early hv tho afternoon, and
rcal 'hlt of tho Imposition, ami j,as ever been shown at a coupty past year. With a, large number i Wallace took out his dog to. give
forUie money spent, Oregon sfalr wn, bQ BCon Tno othcr Qf lQcnl and wlUamettQ valley 1 It a Httlo training. He dispatch
getting results that are marvel- !oxh1btB wlll nlso be good," says orders both mills now hope tojed the" animal with the second
qua und incomparably greater Mr wnknSi ln fact tWs year's I continue operations indefinitely J shot. It was tho first one he
-.. i 1. .11.11.... Tin rj.nln
than any otne.r, wiinoju
ent!. And no one wno Knows
1I1IM1 r.ould look at Mr, Frlcko
Und suBpeclon even for asecondlsal0 wlH bo hel(1 at wnich thQ
that, ho Is ever gully of peddling blooded stock will be.disposod of.
hoi air ho is all business and
his. upper Hp Is .a,, hard straight
lino. o .
TRAIN OF LUMBER READY
Shipments Only. Third of.Grays
i . Harbor
llloqulam, Wash.,' Sopt, 7.
third of a rush order for lumber,
whlQli no other Bhjgle mill or set
of mills in tho entire country
tohiorrow in one train of 34 cars.
"This will bo tho largest special
trainload of lumber coming en
tirojy from one mill ever shipped
from tho Pacific Coast, accord
ing1 to railway officials. The
total order Is for 3,000,000 f,eot
and goo's to a syndicate In Balti
more and Is for use hi the con
struction of a largo plant there.
Tho company deeded this
amount of lumber, for tho most
part clear, to complete its plant
and wanted it by December 1.
' Efforts wcro made in the cy
preBH districts of Ujo South to
place the order, but tho buyers
woro told It could not bo filled by
even a combination of the mills
In h year. Next tho order was
offered to Edward IHnes, of Chi
cago, and tho Northorn pine dls-J
trlct, and a olmlllar reply was ro
colved. Tho buyers then turned
to tho Pacific Coast.
At, first It nppearcd that .oply
by a combination of mills of, tho
Northwest could tho order bo
handled. Finally, tho. buyer was
sent td tho Grays Harbor jnlll of
this city, and this concern waB
,b , " 1,1 n,1,c ntlre order,
wing n lttr,jo part of tho lum
ber cut and under shed. Since
Friday morning 1,000,000 feet of
clear lumber lias boon loaded on
ono train, which will leave this
city tomorrow over tho Milwau
kee line and will be billed direct
through and will make practic
ally passenger time to the Atlan
tic Const. Tho other trains will
lcavo as soon as the Eastern
buyers arc ready to receive
Nino automobile loads of
boosters for tho Junction City
Punkin show invaded Spring-
field with a band this afternoon,
advertising tho pumpkin shoH
which will be held Thursday,
Friday and Saturday of this
week. Among those who made ;
up the fifty or more In tho party
were Georgo Young, president
,of tho Punkin show association,
; J. II. Miller, Rev. Mr. Bennett,
Soron Jensen, II. A. Cooley, II.
V. Belknap, Will Perman, Dave
Strome, J. M. Nichols. Reprc-
1 There had been some talk In
Springfield earlier in the day of
.organizing a party to go to
Junction City some day during
BLOODED CATTLE WILL
BE FEATURED AT FAIR
Tim otnlla nt Mm fnlf rrrniinilo
. e. " una linn win icauiiiu upviuuuiiDi
fQr th(J exhiblt of bi00tica Cattlo!jUst as soon as logs can bo se-
, J . . ..
aro IUHl ueiug luuun, accoruing
to p M WIlldnB, pre8i(lent 0f tho
vp w. v..w
oxoii-farwjn be far ahead of any wo
havo over held."
"On tho last day of tho fair a
This wlll give the farmers an op
portunity to strengthen their
breeds by introducing now
Btock. Tho fair grounds are be
ing rapidly put In condition and
everything will bo in readiness
to greet tlie crowds which aro
expected for tho opening day, as
it is also Dollar Day in Eugene.
ONE FURNACE FINISHED;
OTHER NEARLY DONE
1 Re-brlcklng of furnace No.
2 at tho local Plant of the Ore
gon Power Co. was finished last
Monday and tho furnace is now
in uso while furnace No, 1 is
boing rebuilt, Brick-laying wJll
bo dono by tonight, and the fix-'
tures will bo placed "shortly. ,
Lightning stru&k" thoprlng-
fiold-Albapy lilgn lino tiireo dif
ferent times Sunday tnorning
and onco in tho afternoon, run
ning tho voltage up, but doing
no damage to the machinery,
RAISING OF $1,000 INSURES WORK ,
OF IMPROVING "EDWARDS LANE"
County Court will Furnish Balance of
$5,000 Required-- Springfield
jPutsup $242 of Amount
By securing subscriptions of
$1000 In cash and work, T. W.ltwoiund a' quarter miles long
Carney and William Culver of
Thurston have made good the
condition of the county court,
and between $4000 and $5000
I will be spent in macadamizing
.what is known as Edwards'
lane, extending from the four
comers, three miles east of
Springfield to the Thurston
Union high school. The sub
scription lists,, which have been
In circulation for a week or
more were completed this after
noon. RAIL LINE PUSHES AHEAD
O. W. R. & N. Extension Into
Harnoy Valley Boing Rushed
Jtintura, Ore., Sept. 10.
Work on the extension of the
O. W. R. & N. Railroad into Har
ncy Valley Is being
steadily. Five sub-contractors
arc working on tho grade.
Twohy Bros, are building the
headquarters at ltivernlde and
are. expecting to employ several
hundred men within the next
The town of Harriman, in the
eastern edce of I-Iarnov Vallev.
has tho distinction of belnir tho
first town to start building as a!this part of tne country, and
result of the new line. River-! employed at the Seavey hop
BIG BROWN MILL WILL
START NEXT WEEK
The starting of the big Brown !
mfil next week is still further en-
encouragement to local labor i
mid business men. With pros-1
pects of continuous operations!
..-ill ...111 nr......n
cureu, wuicn will ue about tliCiresiaing ac jasper, kuiuu a
middlo of the week.
Manager Hill, of tho Brown!
Luihber Co., says; "We have the
orders and that means employ
meut whether or not we play
even or not."
One of the qrders on .which
tho Chambers mill is working is
ono for 200,000 feet of timber
for a bridge over thq Sacramen
to River at Dunsmuir, Calif,
A neW feature of tho opera
tjops at the TJ. S. Logging camp,
which furnishes logs for the two
Beaver-Herndon Hardware Company
. Tlie road to be improved is
arid, will give a shorter winter
i road up the McKenzie. The
'road was first opened two.years
ago along the pole line of the
Eugene municipal power com
pany, but has not been improved
and is used only in the summer.
The thousand dollars was
raised in Springfield, Eugene,
arid' In district No. 8, which ex
tends from Springfield limits
to Hendricks bridge. Springfield
supplied $242 fo the amount.
mills, will be a sky line for bring
ing the logs down the big hill at
Rujada. This method has never
been used in this vicinity, al
though it is said to be successful
Tho continuous operation of
these two big mills will mean
'much for business In the Cottage
Grove country, aitnougn tne Im
provement in the lumber market
is so slight that mill men' are
none to optimistic. Cottage
SUFFERS INJURY IN LEG
WHILE UNLOADING GUN
I Charlie Savage, a stranger in
yard, suffered very painful in
juries yesterday afternoon when,
a shotgun he was unloading' was
discharged in his hand. The
charge inflicted a bad' flesh
wound In the left leg below the
knee, and he was brought to the
Springfield hospital for treat-
, . Irv, nnt rnntrpr.
QF BEAR HE KILLS
. . .
Lewis Wallace, a young man
Mm T.trA T-TU1 nlnpft. rlcht
a Mr . "
had killed and was correspond
CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES
T. J Brabham Passes Away At
a J, Brabham, a civil war vet
eran, resident of Lane county
for 27 years, and father of O. W.
Brabham of Springfield, died at
Deadmond Ferry at 2:50 Satur-
THATS THE STUFF
that covers tho walls of
leading homes and public
ll!4llLlll.!lIJO. XWL.uv t. x
mean Sherwin - Williams
Paints, Varnishes and
Stains. Buildings that havo
been painted with tho Sherwin-Williams
brands have a
roputatlon for "staying
painted," The lasting qual
ities positively beat any
other paint in the piarket,
audi besides thlB, they loqk,
day at.the ago of 84 years. lie
was a member of Company E,
77th Ohio Volunteers, in the
civil war, and served three years:
and a jialf In tho great conflict.
He was born in Morgan county,
Ohio, lin 1830, and moved, to
Mountric county, 111,, in 1805,
moving to Ellsworth county,
Kansas in 1877. He caifle west
in 1888 and located In Lane
county, residing here until the
time of his death.
Mr. Brabham -was a member
of J! W. Qreary post, G. A. R., of
Eugene. The funeral will bo
held at the Gordon and Vetach
chapel Tuesday at 2:30 p. m.
with interment in the I. O. O. F.
cemetery. Rev. II. S. Wilkinson
will conduct the services.
F. SMITH EXECUTOR OF
ESTATE OF J. A. EBBERT
The will of the late James A.
Ebbert was filed for probate,
Thursday, Sept. 9, 1915, and J.
F. Smith who is President of the
First National Bank of Spring
field is named as Executor, with
The estate is a large one and
consists of real and personal
property in Oregon and Wash
Visitors Should be
Sept. 13. Oregonians who want
to see the most of the big Expo
sition in the shortest length of
time, at the least "expehse'ln the
long-run and with the greatest
comfort and real pleasure,
should be located on the
grounds. This is the conclusion
of the writer after five months
experience and innumberable
conversations with those who
have been both on and off tlie;
Since coming here the writer
has lived fin Oakland, in San
Francisco, and upoii the
grounds. He believes that any
coming for but one week can not '
afford to locate down in the city, j
and really desirable places are !
no longer to be found, except
occasionally, near the grounds.!
If the trip is to be of UVo-weeks,
at least one week, should, be
spent wholly inside the grounds.
Located at Inside Inn, for in
stance, one is able to see Inside
of one week all that can be seen
in two weeks if one lives away
from the grounds. The morn
ings here are the desirable time
at' the exposition, and this is the
time wasted when one lives
away. The night offers the won
derful illuminations and at elev
en o'clock are the extraordinary
illuminated flights of the avia
tors. Much of this is necessarily
missed if one must go by car
down into the city to spend the
nights. Usually people get so
tired that they really can not re
main up with any comfort or
pleasure. When at Inside Inn it
is possible to take a rest when
ever desired, and it is possible to
view practically everything at
night from" the hotel windows.
There is evry convenience and
comfort at this hotel, .the rates
run. from $1 upward and break-
fast can he had for fifty cents.
There is a regular dining room,
also a cafe where one can spend
as nVuch or as little as may seem
desirable. The rooms are large
and well furnished and a stay at
Inside Inn is a real pleasure. If
oho does not care tq eat at the
hotel it is easy to find fairly good
Is not necessarily very .stren-
livinc at the Y. M. C. A, cafeteria
nr at several other eathiK places
over the grounds where the price
If HOPES F0t7
Re'iewing tho business' situa
tion and showing grounds for
ihope of gradual return of pros
'perity, tho . Merchants National
bank's trade letter (or Septem
ber says that the affairs of the
j world most directly affecting
.tbisnation have assumed such
'an aspect that an opinion ex
pressed today may be of no value
tomorrow, because of contlnuai
jly changing circumstances, but
nevertneiess tne situation Is full
of hope. Much may occur ,ith- -in
the next 30 days to give the
United States opportunity.,. to
move along normal line's of. .do
mestic trade revival and eveh.,to
prosperity. Definite discussions
concerning a basis of 'ending the
European war and the cominsr
of British and French represent
atives to settle the fqreign ex
change situation should produce
early results. If these factors
move together toward the right
end the United States will come
into its own commercially. "
Referring to business and In
dustrial conditions in the Pacific"
Northwest, the trade letter says:
"While conditions are not any
where near normal in the lumber
business, there is a feeling .of
hopefulness among the manufacturers.-
-Their viewpoint ,is
affected by the heavy crops
throughout the country, by in
creased shipments by rail, by the
orders received from the East,
and because Eastern lumber
manufacturers report increased
inquiries. In view of the fact
that lumber manufacturing is i
the most important industry on
the Pacific coast, from point iJf
view of the creation of wealth
and labor employed, it is plain
that many of the suggested re
medies lie wholly within the in
dustry itself. Telegram. . .
COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT ...
. IN MONTHLY SESSION
The town council of Spring
field will meet in regular month
ly session at the city hall to
night. The ordinance for the
assessment of the cost of im
proving G street from Eighth to
the Brattain estate will come up
for final hearing, and bids will
bo opened for the town's wood .
T. L. Campbell, and - N. A;
Rowe left last night for a busi
ness trip to Astoria. ' ,
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Olsen
moved their household goods to
Eugene last week and are now
located at 332, 5th street .Wes.
E. L. Knapp, accountant hi
the office of the .Eugene Mornr
ing Register, accompanied by
Mrs, Knapp, visited the News of
F. Renne brought a very fine
speciman of an apple supposed
to be a Spokane Beauty to this
office last weelfo It neasud,.
12V inches in circumferance ,
each way. v,
T.'-Q. Hutchinson formerly oti
Springfield but now located near
Cottage Grovo is in Springfieldf
today on business. Mr. Hutch&
hiBrm Is nrlnolnnl of the hlclri
school at Cottage Grove this !
year. ;- ' '
Mrs. U. S. Lane and daughter '
MisffBernice 'L'arie 'of Corvallls, '
apd Miss Lora Small of Silver
Lake. Ore,,' wera.,a party who
were in Springfield last night qiv
their way from Sisters, oro., to
Corvallls, making the trip by