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AndRemember to Get a Stop-Over for Springfield.
J5RRINGF1ELD, OREGON, MONDAY, MAY 17, 1915.
JUST THE ONE UNIT OF WOE.
Touching the greater burden which war imposes upon the
-omen, Dr. Anna Howard Shaw eloquently visualizes the one
.unit of woe the one slaughtered son on the field of blood.
,( Dr. Shaw was speaking at Pittsburg relates The Telegram,
and turned her attention to some of the scoffing comments upon
the peace gathering of women at The Hague; particularly that
which takes the form of the query, "What do women know about
,war ? " Dr. Shaw had read a newspaper headline which ran : "Two
Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dead," and she made that serve as
a test for her answer to the question.
"I can visualize one dead man," said this eminent woman,
!"his vhite face upturned on a battlefield, and I can think back
.to some woman in his native country. Twenty years of her life
she has given to produce that soldier; twenty years of toil and
.weariness, and sometimes of anguish to bring him to manhood,
and he is the realization of her womanly ambitions. And he lies
dead. Multiply the grief of that one mother by 250,000 and you
may conceive the significance of the ravages of war in terms of
human suffering. Then ask, if you will, what woman knqw about
There is the whole world epic of war eloquently portrayed
in the suffering of the woman the mother of the son who was
the dimpled baby; the sprightly, mischievous youngster; the fair
browed, clear-eyed boy in his teens; the strapping manly young
fellow on whom the fond mother expected to lean as on a staff
in her old age. Nothing left of him save a piece of cold and'blbod
stained day which the mother will never see, and-the'memory of
what he was and what she hoped he would be.
This one unit of woe by reason of war is the eloquent 'sum
ming up of the misery it inflicts upon the woman.
5 ' '
SPRINGFIELD SCHOOLS EFFICIENT.
Marked efficiency of the Springfield schools,;especially in the
teaching of Ihe vocational lines, is demonstrated by the number of.
'awards .captured by the Springfield schools at the school .lair in
"Eugene last week. Best collective exhibit in the showing of
vocational work; best feature in demonstration of supervised play;
five out of eight prizes in the break-making contest; a clean sweep
of all three prizes in one class of cake making these are some
of the indicators showing the thoroughness with which the
Springefild course is applied, whether it be in work or in play.
It is particularly fitting that the Springfield schools should
specialize in the vocational studies. Springfield is essentially a
manufacturing city, and the demands of its pupils will be for
training that will make possible the best training for entering In
dustrial life. The schools have been particularly fortunate in
securing such efficient teachers in these subjects. As time goes
on, the courses will grow and expand, and with the growth of the
community should come a corresponding growth in the scope of
the training offered through the medium of the public schools.
TO DISCUSS TOWN GOVERNMENT
SAVINGS BY; INL
Washington, May 17. Every
person In the United States ten
years od or ovor may open nit
account in a postal savings bank
after July 1st, according to an
Instructive leaflet on the Postal
Savings System Just issued by
Postmaster General Burleson.
Tltis, important extension, of tho
service will be mado posslblo by
permitting persons living in com
munities bo sparsoly settled as
not to justify tho designation of
local post offices as regular pos
tal savings banks to open 'ac
counts by mail.
Coventor Dockery, Third As
sistant Postmaster General, who
has direct supervision of postal
savings, was so Impressed by
appeals from all over the coun
try to open postal savings ac
counts by mail that ho took up
the task some weeks ago df
working out a feasible and safe
method for meeting the demand.
Postal savings receipts have
broken all records 'th past year.
During the eight months prior to
Aprll'l there was k net gain fit
deposits'" of ' $19,000;000, "as
against;; gain pf $8,000,000 for
tho. same mqntha of tho year
boforo. Thousands of now ac
counts havo boon opened and
tho millions made up largely of
hidden savings havo boon turned
'back Into tho channels of trade
Just at a tlmo when thoro was
pressing demand for every dol
ii i "Br hhi
accounts by mail an intending
depositor, residing where there
is no regularly designated postal
sayings bank, will apply to his
local postmaster who will sec
that necessary identification
data is prepared and forwarded
to a nearby post office authori
zed to accept deposits. The in
tending depositor will, then be
riven permission to forward
his first and subsequent deposits
lw mnnnv or recistercd mnil
Aiot tr thn nostmaster at the . George. A. Dorris, who has had
banking point for which Vecetots , seven acres of filbert trees on" his
or certificates will be issued. lie! " Ul 0HBuwuiuru
,n wh,irnw nil or anv nart"'r l yea, una piameu
V,.0etni cnvJnhv mail and (three acres additional this year
S. P. Detective Here.
Special Agent McShane of the
Southern Pacific was In Spring
field last week investigating the
frequent breakage of windows
In coaches stored in tho local
yarus. no dm not causo any
arrests, but still has the caso un
I DORRIS PLANTS MORE
on demand together with any in
terest that may be due him.
and now has 1000 trees, many of
which arc in bearing. A good
. innnv nf thnm nrn nninll liolni nf
rrt,n na.it lonflPt nnints OULi "
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that any person ten years oldor - sv- u....
wui. u. j - have been honrincr for thn iwiRt. fl
over mav ooen an account m nib . . .....
or her own name; that an ac
:, Cheaper town government and better town government will'
be the opening topic at the meeting of the League of Oregon!
Municipalities at the University of Oregon, May 27. "Excess ConA
demnation in Municipal Improvements in Oregon" and city plan-.
mng movements will be other subjects of the afternoon session.
Charters for Oregon towns will be discussed during the fore
noon. Benjamin Sheldon of Medford will read a paper and Will
amette valley officials are scheduled to lead the argument. A
second forenoon topic will be ideas for making Oregon towns
individual. A town that Is setting out to make itself individual
is, Ashland, which has voted bonds for" a municipal watering
place and which hopes to become the .Spa of the west. Americanr
watering places are operated priyately, and AshlantJ hopes, to
model its enterprises on European municipal watering places.
count may be opened by a mar
ried women free from any con
trol or Interference by her hus-
band: that nost office officials
are forbidden to disclose to any
nerson excent the denositpr.
the amount of anv deposits: ttint
withdrawals mav be made with
out previous notice; and that the
Government guarantees to repav
air deposits with accrued inter-
The leaflet will soon be print
ed in 22 foreign languages for
distribution through local post
offices. The foreign-born citizen
has taken verv kindly to posia
savings, and literature in his own
language will be of great as
slstence to him. In a recent ar
tlcle, Postmaster General Burle
son commented on the foreign
born depositor as follows:
"Upwards of 500.000 depositors
how have accounts with the
Postal Savings system and they
represent every nationality on
the earth. They also represent
almost every known occupation
professional men, theatrical
people, mechanics, laborers, fish
ermen; pack peddlers, etc. But
the majority are wage earneTs,
"and of this class the foreign
born largely predominate. A
census of depositors taken by
the postofilce department shows
that approximately 40 per cent
(200,000) of the depositors are
foreign-born citizens and they
. James A. Farrell, president of the United States Steel Cor
poration, was in Portland last week, and while he was there he
took occasion to say that "there is a strong current for the bet
ter throughout the whole business fabric of the country;" and L. mnra fu r.n , (
i.ti .i .i iin , , . .. own more than ou per cent oi
.3 itti ii xx . , , . the deposits splendid evidence
: x.i LarreU lay" 1S, a y ,expert testlm.ony' fIe.ls of the confidence of our newly
country one which draws on a wide territory for orders, and
orie In which those in authority must be men of wide vision and
sound judgment. The unfilled tonage of the steel corporation's
mpls is growing. Orders are gaining on output In a most gratify
ing way. If Mr. Farrell, from his point of observation, can see
brighter, times ahead we whose range of vision is more limited,
may well take his word for Itf Better times are ahead.' Let's an
ticipate them by doing what we can to promote Industry and keep
the factory wheels turning. t ww,
"Germans Fall Back 500 Yards," says a newspaper heading.
Sounds like a report of a football game; , , M ,, ' ..
Rain enough, Mr Weatherman.
acquired citizens in the ability
and good faith of their adopted
country 'to fulfill its obligations.,
"There is another reason that
lead immigrants, unfamiliar
with our language and business
methods, to turn to the Govern
ment to safeguard their humble
savings and that reason 1b the
disastrous experiences many pi.
them have had by tho failures t)J
bogus 'private banks' 'dfficered1
by swindlers of their ovi'
tongue who have nreve'd mrrri.
lesBly, uppn their loneliness ana
years, and In that time Mr. Dor
ris has never seen a failure of
his -crop. ...
"Filberts are my best crop,".
says Mr. Dorris. "They never
fail and always bring good re
There are only a few places
in the world in which the filbert
can be grown successfully, and
the soil and climate about
Springfield offers one of the few
combinations suitable for the
growth of the nut. Spain pro
duces a large part of the nuts
consumed in the United States,
but the Pacific coast offers some
prospect of supplying the home
For Sale, Rent, Wanie Etc.
Bound to Grow
FPIAORTH LPAnillf'' 1,1
COMES HERE "NEXT
(Continued from Pntjo'V.)
field delegation for next year's
convention was heartily accept
ed and all depnrted.looklng for
ward to a profitable conference
Springfield was represented by
Mae Lyon, Leota McCracken,
Chlolo Woolloy, Orson Vaughn,
Lewis G randy, Grace Thomas,
Herbert Mooro, Creed Brattaln,
Winifred May and Randall Scott.
Olive Smith, Mrs. J. B. Campbell
UnderthenTanadontedbvthoinnd Willie Rodenbaugh wero in
Postmaster General for oporilngjall(muanco l,an 01 1,10 umo-
Most largo business enterprises of to
day were begun In U' small way.
Proper banking facilities Will help,
your bUBlneso to grow and proBpor. t ,
This Bank glvca tho same careful at
tention to tho small nccotintd that It
furnished tho larger ones wo know
they will grow. , , ;l 1 ,y, i
Vo will .appreciate your account
whether small or, largo. . ' $10?
' " i '
The Best Groceries
For Less Money
The Fifth Street Grocery
Thos. Sikes, Prop. Phone 22
Safe Deposit Boxes
r,',:..'. Valuable papers' deposited In our " 1
Safe Deposit boxes can not burn
up, cannot get lost or destroyed.
Commercial State Bank
FIRST NATIONAL BANK, EUGENE, OREGON.
Capital and Surplus - -- - - $300,000.00
Interests on Savings Accounts and Tlmo Certificates
WANTED TO TRADE Farm or No,n 7 I, Th., ,h. ....
City property located in Ida- Idorslcned has boon annotated, bv tho
ho, Washington, California) county .court, oxecutrix of tho estate
Missouri, Mlnesota. Eastern of William m. Mooro, deceased. All
Oroeon for lnmf nr (tv timn porsonB navins ciainiB against said
uregon,. lor ianu pr city prop- estate are hereby notified to nreient
erty in tne Willamette valley, the same, duly verified and with tho
Do you want to sell or trade?
If so, see us. GORE & HOWE,
Springfield, Ore. Located be
tween 6th and 6th st. opposite
Hayaen & Metcalf's store. 29
FOUND Bicycle padlock. At
The News office. 27
propor vouchors, to tho admln!stra
trlx at tho offlco of Woodcock, Smith
& Dryson, In Eugene. OroKon. within
six months from tho date of tho first
publication of this notice.
Dato of first DUbllcation of. this no
lice is April 2G,
Executrix of tho estato of William M
Mooro, ueceaBod, m M24
Edwards & Brattaiin
For Farm and City Property
Exchange! a Specialty
Springfield - Oregon
h'one 30 '
LOST On Fifth street, purse
and sum of money. Finder
It. O. A. hall for rent. Well ven
ttlated and lighted, clean and
warm, Kitchen and dining
room attached. Hates reason
able. Apply to Fred Watke
Gilbert Davis or W. A. Hall.
5-ROOM HOUSE and lot for
sale or rent. Modem conven
iences, Easy terms. Call at
DR. P. H. EAGAN
Office: Warnock'a Feed Darn
Phones: Office 004
Residence 11 22-J 1
EUGENE - - OREGON
O. R. Gullion, M. D.
Practice Limited tl
9-ROOM rooming house for rent Eye Ear, Nose and Throat.
furniture for sale. Fifth and Graduate Nurse Attending
A. Phono 122-M. 21 306, White Temnle. Eugene.
T.DST A Ttfthnlrnh Tiin TNnrln,.
pase leaYo.at News ofllce. 30.
-Five room f urnlsh-
Eight and J street. ;.
HERBERT E. WALKER
DR. J. E. RICHMOND
PHONES: Office, 3; Residence, 111-J
Oyer Commercial Bank,
J. H. BOWER
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