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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, MARCH 2f , 115.
VOL, XIV. NOi.17.,
t NARROW ESCAPE
John Stnrk, Junotlpn City Mer
kchnnt, nnd Companion? are
fcpjnnod, Under Car Overturned
? Whon It Hits Pile of Gravel.
OBSTRUCTION HIT IN THE
KHALF LIGHT OF MORNING
iSuporficlnKCuto nnd Brulsoa nro
1 Suatalnod by Members of
f v Fishing Party. '
between tho Sluslaw und Ump
qua rlvors. Ily tho time tho
Acmo brldgo Is, completed every
thing will bo in readiness for tho
laying of tho track n far as tho
Umpqua. brldgo and work will
start on that structure lnmied-
Mr. Dolnnoy wont on south
with n roprcsentntlvo of tho
Western Union Telegrnphvom
pany to securp an estlmato of
the probublo cost of the work of
extending tho telegraph lino be
yond Maploton toward Cooh
nay. riono of this work will bo
dona until tho track In laid, An'
outfit trulh of tho telegraph
coiupuny Is now In tho local' do
pot yards of tho . P. .company,
but those in charge say they 'do
not know when they will bo put
to work. rtcglBtor. " '
THREE BUSINESS DEALS
FOR WEEK REPORTED
FORMER MAYOR OF SPRINGFIELD
DIES AT JASPER AI AGE OF 81 YEARS
Thoreo business dcala for the
past fow days nro reported. by
Gore & Rowc. These include
the salo last Thursday of a house
and lot at Seventh and K streets
Teit Fire Siren
1 John Stark, a morcllant of
fJunctlon City, and four com
fpnnlons, throo womon and an-
rift 4 tttH tiui tt ft n tstulr ttaja itrwt
LT: i:" 'ZX r,',Jfrom J. Malosh to E. H. Master
Sunday morning when their H0??wsS??ay 9 tt.fty"
.,tn,nMtn arl7 ,,Hn nf lC tlCt Sl.X mllCS WCSt Of Ell-
hew crenmory building, nnd ov- f S fn ? b,ac,tsm,th 8hl
crturnlng, pinned all llvo under- 10 Ul "ompicr.
neatn tuo cnr. That tncy es-j
capca wim notiung nioro man
n fow bruises and cuts Is llttlo
short of a miracle.
Tho windshield of tho car, a
Ford, was braked Into, fine bits,
tho top of the hood dented, the
oil lamps and horn wcro broken
nnd tho steering staff was bent
nearly down to tho seat. '
Honald Roberts and P. II.
Chase, of the several who heard
tho screams of the women, wore
soon there, aid found that one
of tho men had crawled from
beneath tho car and was already
lifting it up ho tfiat tho others
could got out. Tlere was a rap
J(Lapraisement of injuries, and
when it was found that no one
was badly hurt, they trundled
the dnnaged car back to tho
gamgff for safekeeping and the
party left soon for Kugono.
While hero they dccllnpd to dis
cuss tho nccldont further than
to say that thoy wore on their
way for a fishing trip up tho Mc
Kcnzlc. Tlfo accident happened Just In
the half light before dawn, when !
the pllo of gravel, which occu
pied the south side of tho stroet,
wns very indistinct. Statements
vary as to whether or not tho
street lights had yet been turned
off, but nt any rate thero wero
no warning lights on tho gravel.
2 Mr. Stark had not sent for hls
car yet this noon.
Tho now valve for tho city fire
siren at tho Oregon Power Co.
plant has been received and in
stalled, and will be tested out at
noon tomorrow. "A test was to
have been mado last Saturday,
but in some way the notice fail
ed to reach tho newsnaner in
time to let tho people know of
the proiKHjed test.,'
The old vaiye had become so.
worn mat it-was not possible to
give separato, distinct blasts to
indicate the different sections of
BUSINESS MEN'S CLUB
John B. Innis Came to This Place 25
Years Ago Spent Last Years
at Home, of Son
John II. Innis, mayor of the. ranch near Jasper so they could
town of Springfield In tho years ikp a home there for Mr. Innis.
1902-3, died at the home of his 1V" "aa Been-railing ever
son, bquire innis, ncai Jaspei, !intffll ... ,mH1 t otrn. rTn
Saturday, March 27, 1915, aged'Wa conscious to tho last.
81,yciirs, 10 montliB and 15 days, j He Is survived by his sons
He was the father also of John ; Robert and Squire and daughter
Innis of Springfield. Mrs. M. O. Johnson of Nevada,
Mr. Innis was born in Ripley Mfctourl, children of his first
County, Indiana, In 1833, and wife, and John Innis of Snrinc-
came to Oregon in 1889, staying flekl and Charles Innis of Ho-
(open to entry) t . . . . 211,007
ed (open to settle
lTotal Unreserved land,
I Roseburg District , . 231,262
Reserved, Surveyed. . .1,535,100
Reserved, Surveyed. . .1,535,100
Reserved, Unsurveyed. 2,613,090 j
Total Lands in Forest
Lands, Roseburg Dis
TEJffiHERS OF EAST
LANE 10 CONFER
PLACES ORDER FOR
First Institute of" the Year Will
7 an i ibiu laic untrsr liib uirvc-
tion.of Supervisor A. L O'
Reilley. - ,
C. II. Barkman, manager of NEARLY ONE HUNDRED
in Eugeno for a year and then
moving to Springfield where he
took an active Interest In public
matters. Himself an ardent re
publican, and with the majority
of the town democratic, he was
elected mayor on a dry ticket,
und so well acquitted himself in
olllco that the councilmen pre
sented Him with a fine walking
stick when he quit office.
He was also an active member
of tho Springcfield Baptist
church, In which he Was an officer.
Seven years ano his sons S.
Innis and Robert Innis came
from Mlsouri and purchased a
qukm, Washington, children of
his second wife, who died some
11 years ago. There are 14
grandchildren and seven great
-All of the children were pres
ant at the funeral except Mrs.
Johnson. Mrs. D. 1L Mitchell, a
granddaughter, and her hus
band, came from Roseburg for
The body was .brought to
Walker's chapel here and the
funeral services were held Sun
day afternoon at 2 o'clock, con
ducted by Dr. Ford of Eugene.
Interment was made In the Lau
rel. Grove cemetery.
RUSH WORK ON W. P.
TRESTLES ON COAST
Engineer Hoey Reports Activity
in xno vicinity oi ivmpioton.
X II. P. Ilooy, onglncor In
ichnrgo of tho construction pf
Uho Willamctto Pacific railway,
I'oturned to Eugeno Monday
.evening from a- trip over tho
Jlne as far as Acme. Ho in
tended to go on to Coos Bay but
-was compcueu io return 10 hub
city on impprtnnt business con
'riocted with tho work. J. J. De
laney, chief clerk In tho offices
of the engineer, who accompan
ied him on thq trip, went on and
will not bo back for several days.
Mr. Ilooy said that tho con
tractors have a force of 50 men
at work grading across the-Pt.
Torraco Lumber company's pro
perty below Mapleton, the right-of-way
through which was ob
tained only a fow weeks ago,
but that no work 1ms yet been
dpno on tho quarry property, the
'right-of-way negotiations nf
.foctlng this property having
been completed pnly a short
time ago. Hq expects the rad
Jng through tho mil property
to bo completed within six
"We aro rushing th,o work all
along tho lino as rapidly ns pos
sible," said Englneor Ilooy, "and
ns soon ns tho track Is laid as
far , as tho slto of tho Sluslaw
brldgo at Acmo work on that
structure will begin. Tho trestle
work for tho south approach of
thlB brldgo Is about two-thirds
completed and wo nra .rushing
tho trestle work along tho lakes
The regular monthly mectlnc
of the Business Men's club will
be held In the club rooms next
Thursday evening. The com
mittee named to confer with one
from tho Development Lengue
on the question of consolidation,
will make Its report recommend
ing tho holding of a "got togeth
er' banquet at an eary date.
DEPARTMENT MEAD TO
. BE AT G. A. R. DINNER
28,680 ACRES YET
OPEN TO ENTRY
Much Land in Lane County-Can
Still be Had for Homesteads
Plats Can Be Obtained From
Land Office at Roseburg.
. Tho department president of
the Ladies of the G, A, R. will at
tend tho regular monthly dinner
and meeting of Iuka Post and
luka Circle Friday at noon. All
vetorans .of tho Civil war and
Ladles of. tho G. AR. and mem
bors.of their families are expect
ed to be presont at tho W. O. W.
hall at the appointed time. "
G. W. CARSON OPENS
REAL ESTATE OFFICE
G. W. Carson has had an ofilce
rooni partitioned off from tho
Stevens bicycle repair slion on
Main street between Sixth and
Seventh, and by the first of tho
month Avlll open a general real
esta'to office there. Ho will list
properties of Springfield and vi
cinity for sale or for rent.
MAPLE TREES SET IN
Work has boon about comnlet-
od on the, setting -of GOO fine ma
ple trees on tho streets In tho
Keoncy Addition In the north
eastern part of town. Mr. Keon
oy Is planning nlso on tho con
struction of sidewalks through
out tho addition,
The Land ofllco at Roseburg
has prepared by township and
range a list of the approximate
acreage of government lands In
tho several counties of this land
district, as shown bv the record's
of that olllco January 20, 1915,
Tl(io unreserved surveyed
lands are open to entry at that
ofllco and may be entered under
any of tho laws, Homestead,
Timber, etc., now In effect, and
that are applicable to tho land.
. Tho unreserved lands that are
unsurveyed can not be entered
but may be settled on, pending
survey. Settlement on such
lands Is called "squatting' and
gives preference right or entry
for 90 days from the date of fil
ing 6f the plat of survey at the
The resorved lands are includ
ed In tho several National For
ests. The agricultural lands in
Forests, surveyed and unsurvey
ed, maybe entered under the Act
of Juno, 11, 1906, (Forest Ilonie
stead Law.) A copy of this law
tuc spnngiieKi creamery, re
turned Saturday night from
Portland whero he had spent
several days in inspecting mach
inery for his new creamery here.
When located in the new quar
ters the local creamery will be
able to take care of all cream
tributary to Springfield. While
In Portland Mr. Barkman also
made arrangements for the plac
Ing of butter not sold locally.
EXPECTED TO BE HERE
Prominent Educators Will Bo
the Program for th Ail
will be supplied by the land office
on request It Is probable that
the best unappropriated lands
now obtainable are in the Nat
ional Forests, which embrace in
laoiSM'QAsea attach s,half:the
area ef certain counties. Appli
cations to have Forest lands
listed for entry must be made at
the office of the nearest Forester,
or at the office of the District
Forester, Beck Bldg., Portland,
The Roseburg office prepares
township plats and diagrams
showing vacant land, entered
land, outlines of the Forest Re
serves, form of entry, name of
entryman, etc, A $1.00 plat glv
Ing the entered and vacant land
and outlines of the Forest in the
township does not give all the
information of the usual "blue
print' but accurately gives the
location of all vacant lano as
shown on the records of this of
fice on date of mailing.
COUNTY (Open to Entry.)
The first teachers meeting of
any kind since the general coun
ty institutes of last fall, will be
held in the Lincoln school buikl-
ORCHESTRA FOR. THE ing, Springfield, Saturday, April
CHRISTIAN CHURCH 3 beginning at 10 o'clock in the
morning and closing at 4 in the
An orchestra has been orean- afternoon. The institute is belne
ized under the direction of E. E. held under the direction of Su
Morrison'for the evening serv- pervlsor A. I. O'Reilly of the
ices at the Christian church. It second supervisory district, and
wil make its first public appear- ne expects the greater part of
ance Easter Sunday evening, the 87 teachers of the district to
Following is the personnel of the be present. Teachers from Eu
orchestra: Basil Slgnor and Mr. gene and other points in the
Alexander, clarinets; Roy Hoi-, county are also .expected to be
verson, cornet; Claud Slgnor, present.
trombone; John Nice- cornet: The program which has been
Amy Carson, piano. arranged by Mr. O'ReUly in-
ciuaes tne rouowing speakers
KThrk f Tn Wnrlr County Superintendent E. J.
AVcp VF T VI M. I Moore. vS'ill talk , or the In
dustrial School fair, which is to
tor Artillery Co. be hew May 15.
. a. it. sweeiser, or tne univer
sity of Oregon. "Nature-St ltd v in
Aoout a .. dozen young men "l "f. jzt
gathered hrthe StcvnsPerHns Z "ww-v
building Friday evening at the L""5 "cparunent oi .eaucauoii ac
call of SargeantN. D. Calkins to .VV6 . -"S""'-"" tul?6g
consider tne matter of the form- r""-. 'iv " r".
ation of a comnanv of the Coast Tor- u- stetson or tne cie-
Arfniorv fnr RnWno-fibW ti,0 partuient of education at the
matter wns rilsmiRaprt flt Oomo University of Oregon,- "Com
liMiirtli nnd it wnc Annuls Vhof murutv Centers.
the nrosnects lustlfied the lmld- L h- lix superintendent of
ing of another meetimr In n tUe Springfield schools, "De
mocracy in Education.
that twice as
It is' expected
many, or more will attend the Will Enlarge Butcher Business,
next meeting on Friday, April 2. Pratt Holverson, who opened
a small hiitrhnr shnn nn 'ATnl'n
INDUSTRIAL NOTES street a shnrf time nirn- tins
Salem, Mar. 22. Industrial closed it teirmnrarllv -while he Is
Accident Commission lnaugur- Mn Portland-securing equipment
uies euuuumy. mus uommis- for a larger shop which he ex-.-
Eiuuer mareuau can qq wont oi pects to open, shortly.
Surveyed Unsuryovod Surveyed Unsurveyed
Douglas 34,5-15 5,280
.Josephine , 32,231 8,915
' Jackeon 56.34G 2,240
' . Coos " 15,344 360
' Curry 38,426 3,450
,.- ,Benton 3,273
J 1 Linn 303
Klanmth ,. C38
Saw Beachey Fall to Death. -'
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Woods
returned Friday night from a
brief trip to, San Francisco.
They were at the fair grounds
and saw Beachey, fall to his
death .two weeks ago. '
Tola! 211,007 2.0.265 -.1,535,100 2,613.090
A Found Flshfng Fine.
Wolby Slovens and Charles
Rlvott returned Saturday from
a trip to Ton Mile lake, south
of Florence on tho Sluslaw, Thoy
caugnt an tno.usn tnov could
eat and brought baak a bushel
of crabs. They report railroad"
wont on me .wiuamottQ-racnic
being mishcd aldnnr the In Iron I j,
arid pllfug being driven for the .
bridge-acrpss tho Sluslaw .rivr,,'
PATRONIZE THE PAYROLL' OF YOUR TOWN.
Every citizen owes it to the community in
which ho lives to patronize the institutions 6f
his homo town.
Manufacturing Institutions aro what build up
any community, but manufacturing institu
tions cannot exist unless they can sell their
And. to whom havo they -a bettor right to
expect to sell than to tho citizens of tho samo
Through the co-operation of the riianufac-
turing Institutions of Springfield, Tho Lano
County News will begin next Monday tho
publication of a directory of these factories.
Consult the directory and "Patronize tho Pay
roll of Your Tow"n."
Many counties are protesting
against extravagance of State
Highway Engineer. Some coun
ties charge work cost thirty per
cent more than necessary.
Hood River A. W. Peters will
build 60-ton silo.
Eugene council buys garbage
a secretary and save 527UU a
Nowhere T). .T. Mat thews has
heen re-emnloved to run the Cans maqe in tnat City,
S. P, Co. will erect new depots
... j. ?
Silrton Contract has been mTu"1" iY"Vule uv?
let for new Luthern Church. l"""lu j1 V" 'V .WTS!
ttuu auegujug ucgum April o.
Government dredcre ATHseh'e
EUGENE COMPANY is undereolnsr $25,000 renairs at
LETS CONTRACT Portland. . '
4. . 4 .
Last two weeks of February
me uugene Lumner company coast, rams exporteu uzu.uob.uuu
has let the contract to N. Griffin feet of lumber.
to get out a small drive of logs Bandon is to get. harbor im
at a point ten miles above Eu- provements In spue of bill fail;
irene on tne wiiiametrft river nnn inir in uoncress.
j - f -
the work has adready started.
Tho drive will consist of about 4-
800.000 feet and will bo floated 4.
down the river to the company's
mill in the northwestern part
of tho city.
According to Dwlght Hopkins,
manager of the company, tlo
mm win oegm cutting ltimuer
in about two jnonths. The ma
chinery is now being overhauled
and a number of improvements
are being mado at the plant pre
paratory to tho beginning of the
summer's run. While the lum;
her "business at the present' time
Is, not .rushing, tins company;
expects a fair season.
4 4 4 4 4 4 4
THE KICKER'S KORNER
Wanted A Maxim si
lencer for the youngster
who blows a whistle con
stantly while delivering
papers about the time we i
cet tho liahv tn hed fnr Z
P. S. If he wero deliv
ering our papeTatho hpls'e
wouW" be all frighOTf
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