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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, ORECOIjj, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1915,
VOL. XIV. NO. tC j
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Committee to Confer With the
Eatlmato Mado that at Least Half a Million People will Pass
Through the Willamette Valloy During ho Coming Summer
-ProblenVIs to lntorot as Mahy as Possibler'andlto.Glve
. . Information -to All -Who;'Atk It. 4 - S? ft -I 1 1
M. J. Duryon, manger of the
publicity work of tho Eugono
Commercial club, addressed a
meeting at tho Development
leaguo rooms Tuesday night, In
which ho urged strongly that;
Springfield unite In presenting
tho claims of tho city to tho vis
itors who will soon bo coming
through the Willamette valley
on their way to or from tho Cali
fornia expositions. Before ho
loft ho had beon assured that
Springfield as well as Eugene is
interested In the presenting of
tho claims of Lano county bo
,1610' enquirers at the iPahama
exposition,- and will endeavor to
do Itg'fihRrc toward keeping a
Sinn there. t .,
5 At tho samo tlmo other means
Sf publicity were discussed atjwm"" mako aiue trips out; from ,
length, and boforo tho close of 'Eugene, vjslting especially the
tho meeting Mayor Scott; wholcKeiisto rlyer, valley, to, which j
presided, was authorized to ap-!RP5lnncl1! 18 J,C gateway. He,
nolnt a comnilttco of three to auggestccVnlso' that many of the
ronfer with tho Business Men's
'club and with the Dovelonmoi
leaguo, asking tho appointment
of a l;oard of llvo to Becuro funds j
iho purpose of advertising this!
community. Mr. Scott named
Garl Fischer, J. J. Bryan and W.
rThls committee will visit tho
trinvnlnnnini lnnirnn nt Ua rntr-1
,ular meeting liext Tuesday cvb
iilng and thci Business Men's
?club at tho tlmo of Its next
jar meeting a wcolc from to-
t "I havo alwavs admired tho
" Springfield spirit," said Mr. Dur-
"I recall two or three years
ago coming 6ver hero to bo pres
ent at tho opcnlng of a curnival.
bvenny shoulder I could seo tho
imoko still rising from tho ruins
M your principal Industry, but
Jou had not called off your car-
Clival and given UP hope. Why,
Iho next year you did more in
"the way of public improvements
than you over did before.
j- "The two big words of tho
'and 'organization.' ' It Is high
.tlmo for all you men whoso ftt-
,'jjluro is wrapped up, ln tho futuro
of Springfield to got together
and to keep In your heart tho
beat interests of Springfield and
of Springfield's future, You
must realize that Oregon with
an ,nrca equal to that of Now
York, has but 7 inhabitants to
tho squaro inilq while tho east
ern state has 181.
' "Investigations mado by tho
exposition officials Indicate that
from ,ono to, two million people Dixon, manage? of tlio Booth
will como to San Franplsco from 'Kolly Lumber ..eoinpany y.ostor-
PQlnts east of' Salt Lako. Of
these fully ono-half will mako
thoifjotnloy ond way or'th6 oth-
or by way of, tho cooler, north-
em routes, .Some, of these peo-
FOR SPRINGFIELD'S PUBUCITY
plo are going to stop off to see
our country, and especially our
"On Oregon day at the Chi
cago Land show last year, I
talked to over 3000 people on
tho scenery of Oregon, and In
terested them with the beautiful
Slides I had with me. Colorado
and California havo capitalized
their scenery, and Oregon ought
to do the same thing."
Mr. Duryea explained the plan
for tho Willamette Valley ex-J their membership In the lodge
hlblts at tho San Francisco fair, at Eugene and others are mem
stnthiK that 18 cases of graltiB bcrs of Eastern lodces. The
and grasses alone had been sent
fiom Lano, county.
Rct'urnhig to the subject of
Oregon's scenery, Mr. Duryea
Kald he believed many persons
visitors wno stop in Eugene or,niey were rL-syieuuiuiL wiw
1f;bpnngneui win want to see 1110,
1,1 conclusion Mr,
said: . " ,i
"Don't let tho old Springfield
spirit die. Cut out the differ -
onccs, and remember that what
cncn one should' do Is to work
for the gpod of the town."' ' 7
After a brief (llSCUSSlOll Of
Mr. Duryea's remarks, the .ques,
tlon was askeil in regard to the
jhjbu-landing of 13. M. Warren to Sdji
j If ranclsco. This Mr. Duryea exr
plained, saying that Lane coutt
ty lorit? out of the .eight in the
valley nssociaUon liad' failed to
proviue 111 us county ouuget lor
thls expense and It was having
.to' lie borpo by.subs.crlptlonsi He
Ba'd that Junction City, just hit
I by a batl flro- ll0l)CS t0 Join ln.
falsing tho fund.,
Every .person present spoke
briefly, nnd all endorsed the idea
9 JlnIB i the raising of tho
t 'eep Mr, Warren at San
Francisco during the fair. C. II.
Barkman stated that he first
learned of tho Orocon countrv
whon ho attonded the Lewis and
Clark oxposltjon, and ho is glad
that ho came to that and Inter
settled, In Oregon.
OLD LOGS ABOUT GONE
Springfield Mill Nearly Finished
With Those in Pond.
That tho old logs in tho pond
at tho Sprlngflold mill havo all
beon sawed by tho end of March
and that after that tlmo only
pew logs will bo sawed at tho
mill, was the statement of A. Q,
day. -'.V-jt f.v....k.u
Ten million f eef'o'f Ipgs wero
l.t fTm .Mtirl.lYi.linn . tlm .mIII
lll Lliu JL,wi.Vl.'fVJ piiv UIU llllil
bunied' three WeaVs'tito. ' whon'rVv arlsod so 'far for tho various
tl6Vowvniill was slWd .ualnfces, 1 !; .
fow months ago tho company
began to work off these old logs,
mixing them In with some new
ones from tho Camps on tho
Upper Willamette. Mr. Dixon
Bays moBt of tho old ones have
been found to be In good con
dition, but of course there was
some loss on account of the
length-ojf time they were in the
, iftcr these logs arc worked
up the mill will be supplied wltjh
logs ' from the Unifier above
Wcndllhg and the camps on ttio
upper Willamette. All logs aro
now shipped to tho Booth-Kelly J" ? 1
mills by rail, the days of tho j (R. B. Cogibn, county a'gricul-Qld-tlmo
river drive being almost tUrlst will be the principal speak
a thing of tho past in this part eft at the meeting of the Spring-
of the state. Register.
ANCIENT, FREE HID ACCEPTED MASONS
BANQUET ON MSldP BIPTHD JY
One of the most elaborate so
cial events of the season was the
Washington's birthday banquet
given here by resident members
of the Ancient, Free and Accept
ed Masons, many of whom hold
custom of observing the birth-
day of the "Father of his coun -
try" who was also prominent in
Masonic history, is observed
more in the east than t Is, here,
but .the "affair Monday-marks a
new epoch In local Masonry.
The banquet was held at tho
Reapers hall,, where Uic tables
were spread for 80 or more.
origin coiora mm tmuwy nmny.
,! Napkins bore the Masonic em-
blenis, and for souvenirs there
were mlnature hatchets bearing,
the legend, "A good time, by,Mr. and Mrs.
George, and that's no lie." L4 M. Beebe,
B. A. Washburne presided as
tosatmastcr and brought forth j Ruddlman, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
many witty stories during thejvalller, Mr. and Mrs. S. Jacob-
serving of the dinner. The ban-
quet arrangements were under
the direction of L. M. Beebe, W.
h, McCuhoch, J. W. Machen, C.
E. Wheaton and William Rouse.
A reception committee con
sisting of II, W. Stewart, A. J.
ilendcrson and C. E. Swarts,
provided music and other 311-
Buys Fine Lot on
East Main Street
J. A. Cox yesterday completed
a deal through Edwards & Brat
tain for tho purchase of a -lot
fronting GO feet Qn Main street
between Seventh and Eighth,
opposite the American hotel
frpm Frances and Harold Young
of Eugene. Included in tho deal
was; a house and lot on Seventh
strpet opposite tho Lincoln
school, besides a cash considera
tion. N. E. Thompson this weok
sold a house and lot in tho Clark
& .Washburne addition to W A.
Hall; who will occupy his new
WIL ELECT TUESDAY
Tho annual meeting of tho
Springfield Development leaguo
for tho dlectlon of officers will
bo, held at, the loaguo rooms noxt
Tuesday evening. Little rjival
Read of the offer
In the Monday Is
sue. It Is worth
your while It you
want to. save.'
COCLON TO SPEAK FOR
field grange Saturday afternoon.
tertalnment before the banquet
was served. Following the din
ner there were cards and danc
ing for those who wished to In
dulge these pasUmes.
Those who attended were: Mr.
and Mrs. C. E. Swarts, Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. Walker, Miss Cowan,
Mr. and Mrs. I. V. Jackson. JVIIss
Alice Kester, James Young, Dr.
'ami Mrs. E. Kester. Mr. and Mrs.
, y. L. Rouse, Mr. arid rMs. C. E.
Vheatori, H. M. Stewart, Mr.
aria Mrs. 33. A. WashbUrne, Mr,
aKd-Mrs: Sam Young;. Mr. and
MrsV' Wl S. Wright,' Mrs. R. P.
Mbrtensen, Miss Ella Young,
ansa Young, Miss Edna Swarts,
'&irs. L. A, Bass, Miss MarjorJe
aiacnen, unanes urpwner, inss
uqss lienuersnott, unss jj.mo
Heiidershott, Claud Washburne,
Attorney and Mrs. J. II. Bower,
Mrs. II. M. Weinhart (Lorane),
M. J. Mciain, Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
j Camnbell. Mr. and Mrs. A. D.
scm, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Machen,
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sikes, Mr.
Ketels, Mrs. A. Middleton,
J. L. Clark, Mr. arid Mrs.
W. L. McCulloch, Miss Marian
Harper, Mr. A. J. Henderson, Mr.
.Tliurman RIggs, Mrs. Elizabeth
Stewart, Mrs. M. M. Peery, Mr.
Satti Young, Jr.
OPEN FOR ENTRY
. A bulletlng just Issued by the
United States Land office lists
28,650 acres of unreserved gov
ernment land ln Lane county,
surveyed, and subject to entry.
The bulletin gives tho listings
of such lands, together with re
served and unsurveyed, for each
township and range, but in tho
appended table only iho unre
served lands aro listed:
Township 15 south, rango 7 west. . 40
Township 15 south, range S wost. .
Township 15 south, rangq 9 west,.
TownBhlp 15 south, rango 10 west.
Township 15 south, range 3 east. .
Township 1G south, rango 3 wost. .
Township 10 south! rango G wept. .
Township 16 south, rango Gwost. .
Township m south, rango 7 wost
Township 10 south, rango 8 west.
Township 10 south, rangq 9 west.
Township 1G southi rango 11 wpst
Townshiu 1G south, rango 2 east.
TbwnBhlp 1G south, range 3 east,,952G
Township 1G south, rungo 4 east. ,5540
Township 17 south, rango 3 wost, , sq
Township 17 south, range 5 wost. , -t
Township 17 south, range G wes,t, , 85
Township 17 south, range 7 wast , . 40
southi range 7 wast,. iu
south, rango 8 west. . 333.
Townohlp 17 noutli, range 10 wost. 130
Township 17 flouth, rango 11 west. 167
Township 17 douUi, rango 12 wegt. 120
Townnhlp 17 eouth, rango 2 eastr. 640
Townahip 17 outh, rango 3 oast;.lD21
Township 17 south, rango 4 cast. .1483
Township 18 (south, rango 2 west.. "22
Township 18 south, rango 6 west.. 6
Township 18 south, rango 8 west.. 120
Township 18 south, rango 8 west. . 478
Township 18 south, rango 9 west.. 448
Township IS south, rango 10 west. 169
Township 18 south, range 11 west. 80
Township 18 south, rango 12 wcst.2040
Township 18 south, range 1 cast.. 40
Townshlo 18 south, rango 1 west. . 15
'Township 18 south, range 2 west. 9
Township 18 south, rango 4 west, . 41
.Township 18 south, rango S west. . 83
I Township 18 south, Taagtf 6 w&sU, 280
Townsbln 18 south, rango 8 west. . 3
Township 19 south, range 9 west.. 321
To wb ship 19 sauUiyrangc ll.west. 480,
iTownshlD 19 soutn. rango az west, ivi
Township 19 south.-rango 1 east.
Township 20 south, rangol west.
Township 20 south, range. J! west.
Townshio 29 south, range 4 west.
Towfisfeip 29 south, rasgo 4 west .
Township 20 south, rango n wesi
TownehlD 21 south. raae 2 west.
Towashlp 22 eouth, range 2 west. . 200
Township 22 south, range 3 west,. 69
Total Unreserved lanuy open.
, . Acres
to Entry 28,650
Total reserved land surveyed
,..-.,..... G38.06G Acres
Total reserved land Unsurvey-
cd 729,470 Acres
Total lands in NationalForests
Lane County 1.267.D35
Total Government lands, Lano
Co., Oregon 1,296,185
MAIL CARRIERS ELECT
OFFICERS FOR TERM
Rural mall carriers of Lane,
Linn and Benton counties ended
their annual convention here
Monday evening with the re
election of Mr. Martiri of Cor
vallis as president; R. W. Smith
of Springfield as vice-president,
and. O. W.KLevee of CaryaUiss
secretary-treasurer,. . , .J ,
Albanv was" selected as the
place for the next meeting.
Monday, afternoon '.the car
rier's went to. the; Booth-Kelly
mill, arid Inspected that lnstitu
r .9TESiA,;fJRE SCARE
C ,n -.1 )."
shingjes of the J.
.1 ' t
home., this afternoon gaye the
impression that the building was
on fire and Mr. Winzenried was
notified. He qut a hole in the
roof near the chimney only to
find that the smoke was coming
through crevices between the
bricks white Ihe chimney was
burning out. The department
Svas not called, and ho damage
resulted further than the cut
ting of the roof.
RECOVERS $12,105 FOR
INJURY TO HIS EYE
The case of Rogers vs, A. C.
Mathews was' tried in Eugene
this niorning and Jtogers re
ceiyed a. verdict for $12,105 " as
damages from. Mathews for in
juries to his eyes, caused when
-f i' ;W. . '.I,...vi.ii' -.i-i-
a quantity 01 oaoon. pep1 wus
thrown into his face. Mathews
was not operating under, the
Working Men's Compensation
Jasper Grange Formed.
A grange was organized at
Jasper Saturday by. S,tate Dep
uty C. J. Hurd, assisted by Mrs.
Hurd. R. O. Donovan was
chosen master: Mrs. Elbert
Thrall, lecturer; C. B. Dead.orf,
secretary; Jesse Wallace, over
seer; Paul Hadley, treasurer; A,
F. Baker, steward, and Walter
Wallace, assistant steward
Other officers will bo chosen at
the next meeting, which will bq
held on the second Saturday in
MAKING UP SUPPLIES
Now Department of Planing Mill
PreDaes toi Enter ,Marn, ,
' ' ket of Upper Valley.
Thirty, 'clpjtlves sVaqkj and a
largo number of breakfast ta
Prof. E. E. DeCou Tell tk
Methodists Brtberhod of
Woriders'of Country totiie
Northward, . ... . ."ii,
"The nineteenth centurybe-
nnciul in thfi'TInlted. States: the
Cankda." ' J
This is the attlutde of the peo
ple Of Canada according to
Prof. E. E. DeCou, who address
ed the Methodist 13rdth4riiodd
at their monthly meeting fMtm
day evening at the fchurci. Can
ada, he said, has now a popula
tion of eight millions) compared
to the 100 millions of the United
States. This population, how
ever, is increasing rapidly, and
it is estimated that v.ithin the
next 30 to 50 years the popula
tion will be 100 millions. The
last great undeveloped territory
of the north American continent
Profesor DeCou traced some-
thnig of the history of Canada,
showirig that Its loyalty' to rEiig-
la'rid is' a sentimental one, that
is fodhded on the fact that Eng
land Has lfved;uprtbrher 'treaty
ofi783" aim -lias fespectedthe
of thb-people bt Canada, 'ik'the
easterff portion, Ff erich- Canada
i&ns'Sre numerouSrbut in 5 the
West.he English-speaking peo
ple prevail, and in sbriie sections
of the newer West in Alberta
and Saskatchewan Americans
The intermixing of people
from both sides of the line has
brought about a friendly feel
ing, but .iroiesor ucuou pe
lieves' that loyalty to England,
together with resentment of the
Canadians at the "tariff walls
raised by the United tSates; will '
prevent annexation. In the
present war situation, Canada
looks to the United States as a
sort of an elder brother, and
has no fear that invaders will
cross the thousands of miles of
The speaker talked, also of
the climate ..arid ; .resources, of
Canada, and. explained that, the
low passes in the Rockies, far to
the north, gave Edmonton,. 800
miles farther north than Minne
apolis, a climate that is milder
than that of the American city.
Pictures were shown of , points
of interest throughout the width
of Canada,, .
, The ladies of the church serv
ed a .most; appetizing supper.
the rSpririgfreUT Planing niiU in
its new furniture department,
and a sales xiampaign will soon
be under way, H. E. Pitts,, the
president of the' company, has
had assurances from nearby
furniture dealers that they Ayill
bo glad to handle his product.
The tables now being manu
factured are of particularly neat
design. ' Drop leaves on either
side make it possible to confine
tho ! fable to 'sinalf' spacp;"yet
give it an expansion to a consid
erable area. Some of them are
being finished with drawers so
tiioy may be .used aa sowing talfc
,The box department received
a carload of hemlock lumber