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About The Lane County news. (Springfield, Lane County, Or.) 1914-1916 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 20, 1916)
Or, IUitoriat Soc. X
Continuing tho Springfield News and Lane County Star, Which Woro Conoolldatod Fobruary 10, 1914.
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SPRINGFIELD. LANE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1916.
VOL. XIV. NO. 102.
OFFERED M A
bonoflctnl to tho lumber trndo
ami luiH takon practically tho
whole fir production off tho mar
ket In tho northwciit, said Mr.
Lewis. If tho prcBonl lumber
conditions hold on for threo or
four inoro weeks tho trado In tho
spring will undoubtedly bo good,
, In tho estimation of Mr. Lewis.
; Tlioro ban been no incentive
ifor tho lowering of quotations
land tho condltioiiH have rcmnln-
A proposition to furnish 3210 & ''L u r
more candlopowcr of light, at a fo nrico iT'lni her i.as not
cost abouh $5 a month' less was l,JC(,,;S;?or,IiIv1 "ot
laid bofon tho town council n t 1 " V",VI !" V5:M ,l?-:-0.r:- .
ltH udlourj.cd meeting Monday h .V tied u Si by t o Iaro
by Dale Mummoy, local manug- J S0 SV1 H j?c SS
or of tho Oregon Power com-
pany. no submitted a plan to
the councilman, showing a pro-
to start In about two or thrco
weeks, provided tho weather
conditions will have changed
posed distribution of lights. Tho " " " ,ir I oxvIh
matter was taken under advise- J lr 1 x SoK'Xne
mcnt) Tho proposition was u
brought in at this time because ""J" f H r,J j
tho present lighting contract will J "intll probably tho
"SSpmSiiUon made by tho ttoyJSllS'S
power company would re-distil- laJ ,0nrw,2 ' accorumb 10
buto the 11 arc lights now . , iwra.
uso, would take out tho 87 32
cnndlopowcr incandcsccnts and
place 18 100-cnndlo power
lights on A street and on Fifth
as far out as 0, and Install 0!)
GO candle power lights at other
points hmho city. This would
give a total of 321 G candlopowcr
more thiyi now In use.
Tho council had met ror tna
purpose of receiving bldB
bonds covering deferred pay
No bids were slbmltted, and tho
New System for
This is Letter Writing Wee WisWJSS'f JS
centt; road work 3 per cent.
Tell Eastern Friends of Springfield J2,J&SS.
;from the workmen and remit
Write a letter this week to a frlond or business acquaintance In
tno isast and tell litem:
Springfield Is at the thrcslfbld of the famed McKcnzio river,
with Its gamoy fish. .
Springfield is the gateway (p the big hunting grounds of the
Willamette beyond Oakrldge.
Springfield Is the point of departure for a climb of the snow
clad Three Sisters. j
Springfield la at tho Junction of tho Pacific Highway and the
trans-Cascade, McKcnzio highway to Central Oregon
tho Interior route to California.
Springfield wants visitors.
Springfield maintains a frdp camp for auto tourists with a
concrete storage building.
SpringiiokHias one of tho nust modern sawmills in the West.
Machinery throughout 1b operated '.-with electricity or
compressed air. ,
Springfield has a power plaent supplying electricity to a
score cities and towns 1
Springfield has mild summers.
Sprlngfleld 1b worth visiting, won't you come
Chairman J. W. Coflln of the
lire and water committee of tho
V'" .council, after conferring with
ho purchase of $071 of Bancroft J 0w Bet of cards Ki -
.mills Pnvnrlni? ilofnrrpd nnv- a. .w SCI pi carus prillt-
Z r,7. Vi .... ;mV r eu ror distribution over town,
? a Street from 1 to Tenth B,v,nS Instruction how to turn
street rrom uignin to i cnui. , ninrm nf fln. Tin flro
In an alarm of lire. The fire
, wards have been made to con-
? n2ai! c. I e cm fract fm- form t0 tho voUn Pclncta. and
n. 1 ,i; tun imumim " turning In an alarm, one Is to
tho work under tho condition ... r., .?. . ',.,. ,,
STATE Bfti MEET
The annual meeting of tho
stokholders of the Commercial
State bank was held at the bank
..n r.o ,m,n ni.,t n.wi inureaav cveninc. nenorts
i . ... t 1- i Villi Urn ll.U Ullllll. tlllU ' w .
mat no woum ui to uio uoiiuh iu , d number Btreet ,mme Wcrc made showing tho bank to
par am nccrucu mtercsut tncro nd hoU8C numl)Cr: The man at be in a strong financial condl
weio no other purchaser. , Ul0 ,,,ant wlll tllon glvc tho pro- tion. The usual annual dividend
WAS ONCE PASTOR OF . . " ti, f uvu,.,,,, nf Hin im,i was ordered paid.
wi mnvi w i i w i w l,,.n n on innii n innnni
( nun (uou uuii utiiii
TtoV. J; CTUcliardsOn. one of
lhf n nnnni' llMiitli:) nri!ifOnr nf
iho ' WlTlamnttV vAltoP: passed j c 1 J ttaos nt ICC,T nml ' D" KcS3y' w
w,V nn lna Snlnn nv rti.milii.r n. mowl, lCpeatCU l O UllltS at , f , , f, nfflfnrK
til Mirt CJnlrtin linaiillril XunZl .b 0 USVYqlB. A HlllglO SUOrt , , " " " " " "
mains were brought to Kugono , f Kr t Pnorv vtri.nm.
witn nis own contrmuuon one
'cent a day from each workman,
iln computing the amount due
I the Commission add $15.00 per
month for board when the men
;arc boarded. For instance, a
i farm hand Is paid $40.00 per
i month and board and works 2G
days, his wages would be $55.00
per month. The premium would
bo 2 per cent of $55.0d or $1.10
plus 2G cent to be contributed
by the workmen making a total
'amount to be remitted to the
.Commission of $1.3G for the
I month. This Is due and payable
'on or before the 15th oX tho
month following that In which
the work is performed.
Those farmers desiring to se
cure the protection of this Act
may do so by making applica
tion to the Commission for ap
plication blanks and a copy of
The protection afforded to
.both employer and workman Is detlrnfJned.
lauuuiuiu. in case uiu wuiiuuau
PRIZES LISTED FOR
Following is a list of the priz
es that will be given at the an
nual Lane County school rally
and fair in Eugene, May 12 and
List of largest per cent of per
rons attending school rally in
Eugene on Saturday, May 13,
from any school district, first
prize. The teacher or tcacheiB
must send to the county school
superintendent a list of all per
sons over four years of age liv
ing in the school district by May
Registry books will be kept in
each booth and persons in at
tendance must sign their own
names. By this means the per
centage of attendance will bo
Best float or design
,18 injuruu m uiu tuurau ui 'drill. fivprHRP nr ornlnHnn fn ihc
.employment the Commission, parade by any school. Bestcol-
mLPanInifenwiiBto hIb8 of industrial and
(bills, hospital hills, medicine,, h l fc f d d
eSCrtennlnBgntl2 districts. Best COl-
addition compensate the work-jlective exhibit f vegetables and
r .man for time lost by paying him ,fl f d by
L ?hPnrtn nn l 2 "IS the agriculture department
U ,than $30.00 per month. Under hich be had b aplylns t0
---jtiie county school superintend
j count of injuries sustained as
the money paid by the Commis
sion is full compensation under
.the law for the Injury. This in
sures the employer absolute pro
By CARLE ABRAMS
State Industrial Accident
Farmers of Oregon are com
ing to realize that insurance for tectlon from damage suits and
tneir workmen against accident possibly
Is desirable, therefore the State insures the workmen of the pay
Industrial Accident Commission ment of his expenses and money
ent, from the individual home
and school gardens irom any
Best map of Lane county
showing actual present bound-
?m 7c p aries with natural geographical
from court costs and nntnta nf it0f o,r, 0
rivers, pities and Vowns, rail
roads, etc. It must be drawn to
scale showing township and
for burial on Tuesday. Tho fun-
oral services were held from the
First Baptist church, Rev. S. S.
Johns officiating assisted by Rev.
Ferris of this place.
Rev. RichardHou was once
pastor of McKcnzio Fork.Baptlst
church (now Springfield church)
for IG years, and was well known
to the older members or this
church and was greatly beloved
by all who know him. lie wasj Roy Penny has been elected
barn In Missouri and was 83 i president of tho Llternry society
years and Borne months old. The for the coming year,
funeral services woro attended Tuesday night at 3:15 the let
by a largo company of his early , tor men of tho football team '.net
T. ..l1.1f 1 - 1 . J 1fu 1. 1 . A 1 fl f 1
'b"'" mi, i,i i1.,i nt ,,,, liias esiauHsiieu a rate ior unrer- on wmcn 10 live wnne miureu.
lias also ueen cliangetl. instead , , lent lines of farming operations yorkInKmen'8 compensation Is Te ii;; There a so must be
of a goneral alarm, followed by consisting ofAU?erldns,,JW.elby;&nder
award number, short blasts, In- Stevens, Al. Montgomery, M. M. the Amended Act passed by the islation. It is not only protec- t I?a iiiIano !
lust legislature and which be- tion to the individuals, but it is !numbered and subdivided. This
came effective July 1st. The a protection to society against e f n n,itori tn c?,
(great interest manifested by far- injured workmen who might be-, Qf w ,f Mnhnf
7 ,t;,-niers is shown by the fact that come public charges and who BesttoD
sldont and;tllat un to date 'bout 20o far- often do. It is a protection to llr.?..-"!?- 11?:
O. B. Kessoy cashior, were re-, piers have availed themselevs of the families of injured workmen & inY,
tallied in ofllcc.. Fenncr Travis, tie benefits of this Act, although against suffering and poverty a cS
! il .. i l .... ... ii7i 1 i ,1.D"'U uuudw, uniivmuiu
who lias been wiui tlie bank a"' ouuuhissiuh nua up iu una auu . io iuuuu w ",C tracks of land estimate of
iiiimlwr of vo.sim in fhn nnnupitv itinie been so busy putting into public in tho way of taxes, be
'ot clerk, was elected assistant 'operation the new amendments cause one of the greatest costs ; t m timber and waate
; cashier. i the law that no effort has been of our system of government is d th tb production of
ittu iu itunij' imintio ui iucu wmi. wom uuu uuu ui uivimv-i-j q jjj kinds including
privilege to take advantage of est forms of court costs is per-frilt flnrv nrnflllfe hnsrq, u
YETltheAct. Th s infonnatlon is be- sonal Injury cases. Under Ore- u. fineen 'd noult' nd the
nrxmiti rr iirirloltf rllccnmlnntnd mrt OTIY1 Q nrOCftnt linMllltV HWO It Una " " '
v.u.w...t u,lu.ul.uu1.u i,Z value of the same raised by peo
unate instances in the Commls- injured workmen to secure dam
slon ofiice during the past few ages against employers by
weeks. In a number of cases bringing suit.
RAILROAD WORK MOVES
Ontario, Ore., Jan. IG. In
spito of tho sovoro weather,
work continues on the O.-W. R.
MILL MAY NOT START
FOR A WEEK
Superintendent Jarrctt of the
Booth-Kelly mill stated this
morning that Montgomery bro
thers had told him they expect
ed to be able to ship a trainload
of logs to tho mill hero tomor
row, but Mr. Jarrett added that
the mill probably would not re
sumo operations for a week, as
they would want to be assured
of a steady supply of logs bo-
and chose Albert Bearo as cap
tain ror next year,
j Miss Leota McCracken has
been absent from school for sev
eral days. She has a bad attack
I of the sore throat.
Mr. Stroud thoucht that h0 starting. Drifts are 15 feet deep
& N. extension west from Rivei-1 could get along without having in places above Wendllng and
side Ore to nolnts In Ilarnov 1,10 i-aurippe nut ne now naB nis uu
County I throat wrapped up and Beems to i the company's camps there for
Nearly all tho grading has lee4 ns bad j?a Ul rest of us dId- b ume'
l..... .w.r.,1 r,,., n ni, I Geomo Carson lins rnturnnd
iivku tuiniiviv;ii an km ho uiiu- ' . . i
loy ami tlie rock cuts and ; nt"uul '" bvhu uuya ui
bridges are now progressing rap-. sickness,
idly. Mail service to Riverside I Mr- Stroud is suffering from a
has been begun, the mall run on I severely burned neck as a result
tho thrlce-a-week train being.01 ",0 1,80 or wnito's liniment,
from Onearlo to Riverside I. Tho water plpo leading to the
Between Bend and Bums tho 'laboratory froze last night and
Strahorn surveying party is in
tho field, running the newly pro
jocted lino between thoso Inter
ior points. II. N. Boguo, chief
onglneor for tho Strahorn party,
hired a saddle horso for tho pur
pose of a closer Investigation of
tho Sago lien Pass. Leaving the
horse, ho proceeded by auto to
Bond, so It is not known whether
this pass wlll be used by tho now
line, but probabilities aro that It
Everything Indicates that
within a fow months work will!
actually bo under way to con
nect' BuniB finally with tho outer
world, and to do away with "In
terior ' Oregon forever.
LUMBER MARKET IS MADE
STEADY BY COLD WEATHER
bursted this morning.
Miss Newton has changed her
roll call lately. Instead of hav?
ing tho pupils answer hero she
has them answer prepared or
Roy Penny Is quite a historian
on Danlal Boone.
Tho Literary society of tho S
H. S. will glvo an entertainment
at tho High school Friday 21, at
All Miss Newton's classes who
havo missed any quizzes make
them up tonight (Wednesday)
Glen Woolloy has returned to
fichool ufter . several days ab
senco. Mr, Stroud to Howard Cotton
who whs sitting by tho stove,
"Aro you burning, Howard?"
Howard, "I don't think so!"
Mr. Stroud, "Well, 1 smell
lions havo tended to steady tho ruouor
lumber market and has withhold I rr"""1 '
an oxp.ectod Ajumn. according, to Hoko Cahnory of Medford has
L..,.,fJowls, of the Bopth-Kolly Increased its stock from $5,000
Lumber company. ' to $10,000 and will' double its
, The cold weather has" been output. ' " i
Alaska Man Buys
Lots in Springfield
G. R. Smith, an old Alaskan
friend of Dan Gore, stopped off
a fow days last week while on
his way from San Francisco to
Seattle and while here ho pur
chased flvo lotsvln tho Railroad
addition from tho Goro & Rowo
Mr. Smith was very much Im
pressed with tho prospects for
the futuro of Springfield.
men have been injured on the! Lastly, state compensation is
farm and the employed has then Insurance conducted by the
made application to come under , State without profit and the
the Act and sent in remittances State appropriates sufficient
to cover his premiums with theisums of money to more than
hope that by so doing the Injur- pay all the expenses of opera
ed man would bo cared for by tion, so that every dollar collect
tho StatO. This, of coures, is.ed from employers and work-
important as will be realized by men alike Is paid back directly
all readers. It 13 similar to in- to injured workmen in first aid
8uring a building after the same and for time lost. Numbers of
has been burned down and then , farmers and a great many man
expect to collect insurance on ufacturers in times past have
the building. Similarly a great afforded themselves liability in
many applications have come in suranco 'from insurance com
from farm hands who have been panles and In such cases the
injured, for benefits under the amount received by the work
Act. They thinking that as long men is questionable as more
as thev have not reiected the Ithan-half of it is used by the
Act they are entitled to its bene- company in expenses and profit
fits. However, no proection can and a considerable portion of
be extended to workmen unless, that remaining Is dissipated by
accepted oy apilcation of the me injured workman m lawyer s
The rate fixed for farming op
erations is general farming in
cluding all operations Incident
thereto, 2 per cent of the pay
roll. Threshing, clover hulling,
cent: prune drying, 1 per cent;
wood cutting, 3 per cent; land
Combination knobs and
looks lacquered, dulled and
sandblasted brass, just the
articles to beautify your
homo. Our hardware line
Is complete, consisting of
tho bestind at right- prices
for wpaf" ,
Be&ver-Herndon Hardware Company
fees and court costs in suing for
Jurors are Chosen
For Term of Court
TsJ The county clerk has prepar
ed tho following list of Spring
field citizens who are llablo for
jury service at the coming term
of cricult court:
Springfield Chas. W. Piatt,
John Winzenried. O.C. Thurman,
JN. B. Mann, R. A. Stevens, S. B.
McBee, L. L. Westfall, Nathan
, Hill, G. W, Carson, S, H. Rich
Imond, L. K. Page, Jas. Laxton,
D. S: Jordan, C. K Wheaton, J.
B. Young, R. L. Drury, J. W.
Coffin, D. W. Roof, J.W. Ruth,
Taylor Needham,- Wm. C. Mow
ers,,, Danpqres,. Walter CJUles-plee.-iKVU,
Berger, Geo. I. Deari,
Walter W. Edmlston. '
pie living in the school district,
during the year 1915.
Best collection of kites of all
kinds and shapes, either simple,
double or triple planes and glid
ers, illustrating the principles of
aeronautics. They may be paint
ed or decorated in any way the
maker desires and if the weather
is suitable they are to de demon
strated by actual flight for at
least a half hour.
Best made useful article or
device for farm use, such as split
road drag clod crusher, iron gate
or device for feeding hogs, etc.
It must be the full sized article
itself and not a model. An affi
davit stating that the pupil act
ually made the article itself must
accompany the exhibit.
Best three piece collection of
manual training work including
any kind of homo or office fur
niture. The articlesmiade must
have been constructed from
Oregon grown lumber.
Best collection of art work,
either oil painting, water colors
or pen sketch.
Best collection of six button
holes, worked in different mater
ials by a girl under 14 years.
Best collection of patching
and darning, three exhibits of
each, by a girl under 14 years.
Best dress showing hand and
Best apron showing hand and
Best three piece collection of
fancy needle work of any kinds.
Best loaf of white bread.
Best pan of baking powder
Best layer cake of three layers
Best and neatest j.'ecord of
Babcock milk test. Record must
be for sjx or more cows and for
at least three months.
n. ' Al fmiith" lumber Co. at
Marshfleld "will start on full drrie
Wnlininw' flrnt I'' 1