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THE LANE COUOT'NEWS
W. A. DILL
Editor,, and MarWr
published Every Monday and Thursday by the Lane County Pub
1 lishing Association"
RATES OF SUBSCRIPTION,
JL60 Six Months - - .75 J Thrco Months
Advertising Rates Furnished on Application.
Member of the State Editorial Association.
Mombor of the Willametto Valley Editorial- Association.
And Remember to Get a Stop-Over for Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1915
PUBLICITY THE SAFEST METHOD
(From the Daily Marshfield Times.)
The purpose of the publication of the delinquent tax list is
. t First To give notice to property owners that their taxes are
Second To enforce the payment of those taxes and thus se
cure the needed revenue for the conduct of the county and state
The Times contends that the publication of the delinquent
tax list accomplishes both results at a minimum of expense to the
home and plants beds of blowoms, should not be troubled by petty
pilfering. Probably the oncs.who took the flowers didn't, suppose
tfcey woukTbe mleeed. Tke.lees of. Rifewtylosaoms It riot so ma
terial, but the unauthorised t'talring or thorn is the beginning of a
course that may lead to difficulty.
The United States pays its prcsldont $75,000 a year In order
that ho may be frco and Independent in his actions. And senator
ial courtesy sews him up with red tape until ho hasn't half tho
freedom of a kid playing marbles In a neighbor's back yard.
An invalided British soldier has Just reached this country. He
is seven feet tall and reports tho wcathor quite sovoro up among
Tho modorn vorslori of capital punishment consists of holding
congress In session during tho hot months of summer.
UNITED STATES S AMONG I competition Salem strcot car
POOR POTATO RAISERS 'sorvlco must bo reduced or ono-
mnn car scrvlco put on.
Flavcl Pacific Light & Powor
Co. has established eloctrlo sub
station to oporato docks and
light city with 25.000 volt sorvlco
Public ownership is a beauti
ful theory but tho fact remains
Only Italy and Australasia Fell
Below the 113.4 Bushels Per
Acre of This Country 1912
Of tho, potato growing coun
tries of the world, the United
States stands third from tho;tuut ln tho Oregon town that J
lintfnni in vlnlrl rr ncm cave'. . 1" . u I
. ,-""-, V , i it T iias pusneu it laruicsi taxes
the newly Issued bulletin of tho'iinVA innrncwi 49n ir in
University of Oregon entitled 8 ycar8 and aro tho higheat of
"Markets for Potatoes." iv i ft,n
It is in tho method of culture, nnnu ai t,ni,nn. hniif ,inr-
rather than from poor soil con-'In&lu3J wIntor and flvo undor
dltibns that the United States construction
falls behind other countries.) The now townslto of Powers,
Zira? SSLfc 9.?' Coos County, 14 blocks. Jias ro-
ui served 30 acres for Industries,
bushels: in the United States it. Ju(1 Sklpwortu Ucdde8 Umt
was 113.4 bushels. Longer ro-omploycr contractor or sub
tation. more fertilizing and more J,rtr,. Mm. ,i,
cultivation, and more and better for lnJurleg undor Work.
That .newspaper publicity is the most prompt and effective , seed, aro necessary to enable jncmen8 Compensation act.
method of disseminating information and giving general notice j r"" "
to the public is so generally acknowledged that argument seems nf tffi
unnecessary. The newspaper publication gives notice not only to bulletin. 'Th0 m,nl nu9(08,,t nl undor tho tornia
, . ... 3 . . , . , i. i . . , ... .. , of tho CONTINENTAL. MORTGAGE
lis suuscnuers aim reuuers uul spreuus mti uuuee: uisuu&siuu ; means ox ueucriug uiu guuurui
for when Brown read the notice he promptly talks about it with industry in Oregon and else-
...... ...i.i. tt .i 4. ii mi. t ! i 'wlif.ro nrn siicfrfstpfl ns follnwR!
itoomson ana aiso wua jones ana iuus it spreaus. i ius is proven. , - - ""l.To " . ' your wants nnd wo will co-opornto
by the. fact that other states having a Uvw sim with you petty CO., bis Don
statute have reduced the delinquent tax list from six to eight 0f pack; 4. establishing a sys-
newspaper pages at nrsi io less man uiree or iour columns in tern or co-operative marKeung. notice for PUBLICATION
COMPANY you enn pocuro It at G nor
cent for nny legal purpose on approv
ed real estate Terms oasy, toll us
length, a result that the personal notice could never accomplish.
The Belgian average yield per
i acre in 1912 was 313 bushels, i U
I 11.11 111 1 llllltlllll .O U . llliiu Ul VJt- l" '
Department of tho Intortor,
S. Land OIllcu at Hosoburg, Oro-
is that if at any time a tax collector was promoted by a desire to
profit by not sending a notice to the owner of some valuable pro
perty he could easily hold out the notice, have a friend purchase
mnnv 9 nf tho Tlnltrd Klne- Notice Is horoby plvcn that Iko I.
""y'jt-5, l"e u, ca-ir 8 Whltoley. or Leaburg, Oregon, who.
dom 177, Of Canada 375, of 0n Juno 7, 1913. mado Honiostoad
Sweden 173, or Japan 148, or, Entry, Borlal No. 08103., Tor tho SWK
the property for the taxes and get possession by tax title. It 1"" V Tn.amotto XrmVn. has n.od
true such emergencies may be rare but they do occur and news- surpassing iuo unutu oiuiw notico or intention to mako Final
wroro Pmnoo nilllo RuIl7Prmnil l.i ...... ...iiu .1.1..
paper pubUcaUon gives noUee to all the world that cannot be p jg, n
escaped, evaded or denied. Everywhere there are men who are Kary and Spain. The only coun-
wumig 10 prom Dy anomers carelessness or pressing necessity, i tries railing oeiow were itaiy
Such men watch the tax titles which often return them excessive with 79 bushels per acre and
YvrnfitH NAWsnnnftr niiMlrntlnn Tnvfnts this TtfifnrlmiR hiiRlnpss .Australasia With 104.
. 1 r A i -
by the universal scope of the notice, which it makes public.
Everywhere that it has been tried newspaper publication has
.f proven effective and while the law has not been In effect in Oregon
sufficient time to accomplish the same results it is none the less
needed for anything in which the people and taxpayers are Inter
ested is benefitted by newspaper publicity.
TOUCHING THE VERY MARROW OF IT
three-year proof to establish claim
to tho land above described, boforo I.
P. Hewitt, U. S. Commissioner, at his
olllco. at Eugeno. Oregon, on tho 18th
day or Juno 191C.
Claimant names as witnesses:
William Shonlng, or Leaburg, Oregon.
Albert Gravos, or Vlda, Oregon.
Albort J. Ward, or Leaburg, Oregon.
Oregon Eastern is Completed, c. W. Southwlck, or Leaburg, Oregon
Turned Over to Short Lino
With the completion of the
Oregon Eastern line westward
from Juntura to Riverton the 20 '
mile stretch was turned over toll
the Oregon Short line May 1 for
oneratlon. The road was built;
lv.r fhn n W ft JP- M hilt fnr mrlMn Tltnvnln nnrllnnlr
Tiie News otiice.
For Sale, Rent, Wantei, Eto.
trru i ti
uBB,,uu,uu,u.B,i convenience in operating It is
That Is a very pertinent question, indeed, as it is asked by a tn he considered a nart of the
contributor to The Telegram's "Free Lance" column. 'short Line system, which has LOST-
The occasion of its propounding was the joy-ride story pub-1 been operating the line from
e ,i :.. ...1 i 1 r i , Dntnrifi to Juntura. No more
a couple of young girls were involved. The girls were sent home, I wn Jlfnf t h o v. nf ' WANTED Boarders and room
i,f m, tt n. ,Jr. i.u ' (this year because of the lack of . f th(i mit. t ,
luu uujb sum. iu jau, lucucauuu is, wiy 10 nicie nut auui puum; , assurance that large land hold-
On Fifth street, purse
and sum of money. Finder
please leave at News office.
ers at the Elite Hotel.
interest as would institute official investigation concerning the re
sponsibility of the parents of those girls? Included in the contri
bution are many more questions which add emphasis to those al
ready designated; and every one of them is a center shot touching
the matter of parental responsibility and the public interest in
Upon many occasions The Telegram has maintained that so
ciety will never do its full duty toward the boys and the girls until
it has found some effectual means for the enforcement of respon
sibility on the part of fathers and mothers. It is curious, to say
ers in central Oregon will divide
their tracts for the encourage
ment of settlers.
Salem, tMay 3. Oregon City
Work rebuilding locks and
canal to begin at once.
Riverside and Juntura are
rapidly growing towns on the
extension of the O. W. R. & N.
tne leaBt, tnat we snoum seem to nave no more interest in the' into Harney county.
conaiuona tuac give us me stray Doy ana tne stray girl than in
those that give uff the stray dog. We hale the boy and the girl
into court and send the dog to the city pound.
We have talked about holding a sterner hand over delinquent
parents, thereby bringing them to some manner of accountability
for their delinquent children; but seemingly we are at a loss how
to inaugurate such a policy in any practical fashion. There does
not appear to be any reason why we should not be a law unto our
selves in this matter; provided, of course, that public appreciation
orfparcntai delinquency ana tne tnougnt and activities of those building. This firm estimates
who have to look after delinquent children could be brought to production for 1915 at $1,000,-
bear on the problem with some measure of earnest determination. 0(W.
I Garden Home fight for a 5-
jcent fare to Portland ia still go
ing on. Fare now is 20 cents,
: except to commutters.
i Klamath Manufacturing Co.
igets 12,000,000 fe3t of lumber
St. Johns drydock Is to be
equipped with wings.
Pendleton will issue $40,000
.S'BmaLa MAN (Scandinavian)
R, O. A. hall for rent. Well ven
tilated and lighted, clean and
. warm. Kitchen and dining
room attached. Rates reason
able. Apply to Fred Watke,
Gilbert Davis or W. A. Hall.
5-ROOM HOUSE and lot for
sale or rent. Modern conven
iences. Easy terms. Call at
9-ROOMTOoming-house for rent
furniture for sale. Fifth and
A. Phone 122-M. 21
May 10, Moon-Williams saw
mill, Grants Pass, starts cutting
35,000 per day.
Cottage Grove creamery paid
out $15,000. last year.
Co., Portland, adds $50,000
with agricultural education
and able to do land-clearing.
ditchlngt plowing, tree-plant-
ing and ' milking, wishes ap
pointment. Can take small
contract. Send reflection
marked Box 73, Matsqul, B. C.
WHAT THE RAILROADS HAVE DOME FOR US
(Morris H. Crockett in the Inter-Mountain Journal)
It has become a popular belief that a railroad 'company is or
ganized for the sole purpose of robbing the public. This belief !and box shook order.
has not. grown up and flourished in our midst without a vistage
of facts for rooting. Still, while they have been, in certain instan
ces, taking away from us with one hand, they have been returning
to us in the way of taxes, increased land values, wages, service,
et cetera, with the other. In short, while they have grabbed a con
siderable number of our heard earned dollars, they have given us
in return a great, Bplendid country ln which to live. But for the
railroatia we would still be wearing coon skin caps, depending on
our trusty (?) flint-locks for the next meal, and chasing or being
chased by. Indians between while. You and I must not forget
these things when we have a little dab of freight' to be hauled.
Soma young people whose training has been gpod, have be
come a little careless about respecting tho rightji of others when
it comes to flowers. The citizen who takes pride in caring for his
WANTED A reliable and active
man or woman in Springfield
to organize neighborhood
magazine clubs. Members re
ceive their favorite magazines
at 1-3 less than tho regular
price and pay monthly. New
plan. Work of organizing
pleasant and highly profitable
and caa be done in spare time.
Regular monthly Income, In
replying give qualifications
and reference. Magazine Com
pany, Box 155, Times Square
Station, Now York City,
Oregon City finally adopts bi-
tulithic type of paving for Front,
Building code and Sommers
assessment system condemned
by Portland business men.
Albers Bros., Portland, will
add two stories to dock.
Willamette locks and canal at , u .
Oregon City transferred to U. S. 0fflco ,n c,t' Ha"' 8Prl"o"eld'. 0re
Government April 20, and check cP(J
for $375,000 paid over to Presi-1 in
dent Griffith of Portland, Rail- Edwards & Brattaii
way, Light & Power Co. i , " ' 7T, 1
Interstate Commerce Com- ' For Farm nnd c,ty Proporty
mission authorizes S, P. Co. tol. Exchanges a Sjieolalty
operate Pacific Mail steamers. 'iSpringfioldi - Oregon
Owing to unlicensed jitney J Phono. 30 ,
Report of tho condition of tho First
National Bank of Springfield, In tho
State of Oregon, at tho cIoho of busl
ncsa May 1, 1915, condensed from re
port to tho Comptroller of tho Cur
Loans and discounts $ 2,C0C,99
U, S. nnd other Bonds and
Banking house, real cstato,
furniture and fixtures . . . 18,003.00
Cnsh and duo from banka . . 37,701.82
Capital Stock $ 25,000.00
Surplus and ProfltB 4,170:30
Deposits . , 141,121.13
The Best Groceries
For Less Money
The Fifth Street Grocery
Thoa. Sikea, Prop. Phone 22
Pay. Your Taxes Here
,Wo aro a depository for
;, County funds nnd aro authoriz
ed to rcceivo monoy In payment
of taxes. One half may bo paid
on or before April 1st. Bring in
your tax statements if you havo
them, nnd if not ask us, and wo
will get them for you. No extra
Commercial State Bank
FIRST NATIONAL BANK, EUGENE, OREGON.
Capital and 'Surplus - - - $300,000.00
Interests on Savings Accounts and Time Certificates
IF YOU HAVE NEVER TRIED
THE SPRINGFIELD CREAMERY
Chas. Barkman, Manager.
Try us and bo convinced that It pays to patronize home
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made with lenso rigidly fastened
to metal with Lonse Solder. No
loose lenso If you wear tho Sol
der on mountings.
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versal and Symbollo Frea
Masone moots Friday ovon
lng In V. O. W, hall. Visit-
me urothors woIcowq.
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Socrotary, n. W. M.
DR. J. E. RICHMOND
PHONfeSjOfflce, 3; Residence, 111-J
Over Commercial Bank,
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Office: Phone 02; FJenldence 07O
West' Main 8t.
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i mono lzzi
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