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About The Lane County news. (Springfield, Lane County, Or.) 1914-1916 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 24, 1916)
Continuing tho Springfield Nova and LnnoCounty Star, Which Wero Consolidated February 10, 1914.
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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEB. 24, 1916
VOL. XV. no!8
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A contnict linn boon lot for
tho construction of it brick vault
In tJio Springfield sub'statlon
building of tho Oregon Power
company, preparatory to tho re
moval of tho general oIIIcoh of
ho made about April 1
MMlft rtllfifitrft t.rlll ..wwt.i 41... !
to Springfield within tho week,
and will bo outside foreman for
tho Eugene dilstrict, Including
Coburg, Brownsville and Junc
An olllco man and a solicitor
and trouble man will bo left In
Ulster and Creed Brattain
unont Saturday evening and
Sunday with friends hero.
Albert Simmons. Mr. Gosslor
land daughter JInrrlet wore la.
wugone on business Saturday.
Mrs. Charlie' Jack was a Eu
Kono Vliitor Friday and Satur
day. Otto flossier attended tho bas
ket ball game at Thurston Fri
day. Mr. and Mm Jim Baker nnd
Oren Maotersoji wore here
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Brattain
visited hero Monday and Tues
f rii..i it .. ..
company from Eugene to Eugene to look after tho com- ,HbIting jitney b S fKm1
ngncld. Tho chango Is to 1 Pimy's gaa business there. orating In that city without a
Tho big double-faced electric 'franchiso was declared valid by
sign used In front of the com- pe Supremo Court In an onln-
iuii wuiiuu uy .iuuucg iieuson
. NEW POSTER IS OUT Cook and Rico hardware store.
1016 nc rctival Design Adv.rtl.c. VnuB
Scenery of Famous Columbia RlVer
r mv r;1"0
reduced following tlie nalo of . , . . ,, ,, .
.1. , ,, ; .the headquarters bid ding here.
company's headquarter have
prevailed over since tho first an
uounccmont that tho power
company had entered Into an I
agreement to sell its Eugene j The new air-cooled refuse
burner for the Booth-Kellv Co.
changes have boon made In tho 1)Ut WM ... , ' was completed Monday and a
omco building. Mark Young, : Umt tho unnmmcement
a llnonian, will move his family P01,id l)0 nm(lo on authority.
L. Jngalls, chief accountant, will
be In charge of tho olllco here,
with a stenographer and as
sistant accountants. Thcso will
not move over until suitable
Portland's 1.916 Itcsb Festival ppster plj1 .at 80.0'
la tho first publicity, national in scope,
0d to $1000. Most of their stock
was saved from the fire.
Thompson adjusted the
loss of D. E. Looko, who ran a
hotel at Coburg, and was also
freight agent of the Southern
Pacific Railway, company. His
insurance loss was $482.
Portland Llvo Stock Market
North Portland, Ore.. Feb. 22.
A small run of CCO head of
cattle found the market a shade
easier. Prime steers brought
1 7.50 with cows going at 6.00 to
G.75. A few good bulls went at
,5.00 with heifers- and calves re
There wag a good run of 4G75
head of swine. Market was slug
gish at first but soon picked up
and tops remained at their
former prices. Two loads of well
finished hogs sold at 8.15 with
LOG TBI WRECK
TIES UP WEiLli
RANCH FOR A DAY
After working all of two days
and the greater part of .two
nlgbta the Southern Pacific
wrecking crew late last evening
cleaned up the wreck of four
log cars at Mohawk junction,
and left for Portland this morn
ing at 5:45. .
The wreck occurred late on
Monday afternoon when train
246 was bringing down a long
string of logs from Mohawk
valley points. As the train took
the sharp curve at the junction.
i either logs on one car bound
to so forth advcrtlslnB the beauties of :five,d- ?ne oadn f excellent
t!IO Columbia rlvor. Tho festival will 'mb8 brought , 9.05, a lllckel
bo hold Juno 7. 8 and 9. Oncnlnedav 0VCr last week S top
2?y Ania",d'U, SS,; teal" those, on another, or
tne swaying of a car derailed it,
DISTRICT TEACHERS' 5
INSTITUTE TO BE
zations that already exist, he
'In the selection of a county
.agriculturist for Lane," said Mr.
(Marisj "wo will build on Mr.
Coglon's work instead of start
ling entirely in another direction.
Mr. (Jogion lias done an excel
lent work in this county and I
, find that there is a general fccl-
;ing of regret that he Is to leave."
I Mr. Maria said that four new
A tcachors' Institute for the 'county agriculturists have re
teachers fo this supervisory dis- cently been appointed In tho
triet will bo hold in Springfield state. They are for Wasco, Yarn
on Saturday, March 4, under tho hill, .Multnomah .and Josephine,
uirucnuu oi womuy scuooi u-,in union
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Uirn iirno Itnllf In If Mrtrln nr
w MUIIV t IV J. UVOUUJ' ill"
terjioon. It seems to be handl
ing the rofuse In good shape, do
ing tho work expected of It.
Tho workmen who put tip the
huge cone have gone to Cot
tage Grove to put up a similar
burner for a company there,
but two or them will return
Sunday J.o mako some minor
changes when the cone Is cool.
will wltnesH tho national dedication of
tho Columbia river highway. Tho
J poster carries tho slogan "For You a
I Roso In Portland Grows." The poster
was donated by Fred O. Cooper, for
mer Oregon boy, now famous as an
artist Tho design will soon hang In
transportation offices all over tho
standing the statement to the
contrary. We have put back
many thousands of dollars into
the property, all in improve
ments, until Ave have a valuable
plant there. This all belongs to
quoted at 7.00 and yearlings at
8.00. Market strong.
Building up for new
and in an instant four cars were
piled up in a heap or tossed out
across the right of way fence.
Two cars were utterly demolish
ed and two were badly damaged.
No one was hurt, s
The train crew brought the
eight or nine cars in the front
of the train on in and then re
turned to Landax for more
i logs. The Wendling1 passenger
nujii t t. t i t in I train arrived in Springfield just
Philip Johnson has the build- ,at the tlme of the accident, and
ing erected and part of the ne-'WflS ,i0toinmi wo on fh n
cessary equipment is on the;,m thR Mohawk annnlted. Thn
chemical works which he is in
stalling a mile and a half east
of Springfield. It will take about
PEOPLE FAIL TO ATTEND
MEETING TO TALK OF
STREET LIGHT PLANS
No citizens appeared at the
meeting called by the town
council for Monday night to dis-
eiin tho noorlu.nf ttliA.'r!rvtfv'lin
county the aerlcul-
perlntondcnt 13. J. Moore. State turlst has been re-employed fighting contract. Members of
bupcrmtenuont J. A. onurchlll after his services wero d snensed
will bo present and will be one with for a time. 0f the Oregon Power company
of tho prlnclpnl sneakers. An-1 The stato leader said that two talked over the needs of the city
other speaker will bo Prof. F. 'different men well qualified to land the terms of the various
C. Ayor of the University of inn the ofllco of county agricul- plans suggested by the corn
Oregon. Tho state superintend-jurist of Lane county have been pony, but no action was taken,
cut will bo in Springfield on .under consideration. but It is not ins the council was not in formal
riiuuy uimj, au wm inspect mu learned yet whether either one session.
tlio fair grounds. The Lane ifwo wees raor,e to Set tne Plant
Caunty Fair association has ,m rnnuig oruer.
dbne this work In a public spirit-1, wl?at machinery is not here,
ed way, and has done much tojLlas 1?eea ordere,d and wlU be
enhance the value of the'here m a sbort l,me-
grounds. The county will get a
bargain if it takes the property
over at ?25,000." Register.
B-K has Troutfle
With Land Slides
local high school.
'of them can bo obtained. Mr.1
The Booth-KellyC x has a
crew of men at work with two
lines of hose cutting away a
large amount of earth on the
hill side just south of the dry
BROTHER DIES SAME
"MONTH AS MOTHER
D, S. Jordan received the sad
news.yesterday., of ,the desth-.bf.p',.-'
his brother, John Jordan, at Ar
lington, Oregon, on February
22. He leaves a son and a
daughter. Both brothers at-
train returned Tuesday morn
ing, but was again compelled -to
turn bank. The Oakridge line
was not interrupted.
The torn up track was re
placed by noon Tuesday, and
the time after that was spenfc tn
fathering un the remnantS'of
the cars and in reloading the
FOREST NOTES ;
xxcjiuiis uu wuuu-uoiiig iiiuiia-
tries have now been issued by
thirty states. The data embod
ied, in these reports were obtain
ed in co-operation with the For
In The eleven western states
, ?.au,ru?y U,B B.,nB ?l 1,10 Maris said that every effort will returned Sunday eveninrr from w"f,
.um icHiic science ucpnnmeni )Q mmQ t0 obtain a man suit- San Diego, attended, but no ac- mttho annate
win serve a mnciicon to t ie
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LANE COUNTY PLAN
FOLLOWED IN STATE
That the plan of work of the
CAMP CREEK ITEMS
Special to tho La no County Nows
Camp Creek, Ore., Feb. 23.,
Mr. Walter Stephens was
given a pleasant surprise Satur-
resignation, which was Hfiofi tn Mmnoa on ti, nti.
made to take effect upon. Mr. that was causing the trouble.
I'onwicks return, or tho same A sluiceway has been "built to
a point west of the dryshed, and
county agriculturists of tho: day evening by a few of his
stato' is to bo modeled after the .friends. Tho evening was spent
plan of Lano county, was the with games after which a. lun-
reason that the light contract
was held over.
COUNTY FAIR WILL NOT
DIE OUT SAYS WILKINS
tended the funeral of their mo
ther at Bickleton, Washington,
on February S. Mr. Jordan, on
the return to Springfield, came included within the Pacific and
with his brother to Arlington. Mountain croups, primary power
leaving him in the best of health, installation from all sources and
but at Vancouver he received a for all uses has increased 240
An excavation was made telegram that John was sick per cent from 1902" to 1S12. or
i nvw ,viiu pneumonia m doiu iungs. ,more man uvo ana a uau iiraea
slides .He was sick but five davs. The , as ranldlv as in tlie remainder of
funeral services will be held at the United States.
Bickleton tomorrow, with in- j Primary power installation, in
tewnent at the Odd Fellows , the electrical industry in. the
cemetery. Mr. Jordan will ryptjwestern states has increased
be able to go, as he himself srearlr forty-seven ' per cent in
threatened with pneumonia. the-three years since 1912 -
the earth washed out is depos
Minor slides had occurred be-';
fore, but when it was found that
a portion of the floor of the dryj
snea was oemg rorcea up py
It 1b probable that the countv
i.il - ir V .'... ... ' . .ttv on 1 I
Huuciuuni oi i-. v. iiar,is, state encon was served .uy Mrs. wai-!"" ,ou u o tho weicht of the enrth outside
leader of countv 'acrleiilturistR. 'tor Riniiiimm nmi Mrs nhnrlln Popular among the people at ,1 .?".,.r ?,u. "e
was In Eugene last week from: Jack. Those who attended were a'fic of Lane county, will be al- )roVement
Corvnllls. Ilr. and Mrs. Arthur Jack, Mr.;,owed to die put if the county 1 r f fhth frrftnnf1 nt
Mr. Maris Is seeking a suitable .and Rrrs. Lenord Stephens, MrJwIll not buy the grounds, said BS.
successor toIt.B, Coglqn, who and Mrs. Charlie Jack, Wi. J.f-.M- wHn,S' PvteGnt f thCrl I rScteriStlc oE
has resigned as county, agricul-' Chase, Mrs. G. P. Hartley, r association, in discussing a s ,e 's tK2n ni nnS
thrist of Lane to go to Pullman, -Misses Llla Owen. Vera Chase, newspaper nterview recently 'f JrfZ,
Wash., whoro ho will accept the Orace Stephens, Azalcc Hartley, Printctl In which it was started J"0- ?JJ ePI v "
position of director of county Ester Brnttain. Harriet Gossler that is probable that there vill :d !
agriculturists of that state. lAlma and Paulino Jack, Ruby " oro fairs if the county .ulut MttBb uw mmereiiy.
inc pian oi an agricultural and Lola urantree, Lizzie Ken- " :,UUMU!i'
council which has been started 'ncdy, Mr. Chester, Toby and Tno fn,r board's proposition
by tho bane county Pomona ' Charlie Stephens. Otto Gossler. ,s tliat tlie county ought to take
Grange will bo followed by the, Creed Brattaln, Bert Libby, ! over tne grounds," said Mr. Wil-. February G will not exceed $G,
othor counties In which this. Randal Chaso, Raymond Jackl1,ns "Tlie county cannot af-;000, according to Toll Thomp
work has been Inaugurated, said and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ste-jford.to let tlie fa,r die out. In son, special agent for the Niagi
Mr. Marls. In place of going out phen. ' !our judgment, the county ought ;ara Fire Insurance company, of
to form now organizations tho Mabel and Dale Chase were ,,n,'te 11 ovei anu nom tlie ,nnU Portland, who passed through
plan'is to build upon the organ!- vlsUor8hore, Saturday.
Springfield, Ore .1916 ' "
I hereby nominate or suggest tho name of
a lady worthy to become a candidate in your "Popular Vot
ing Contest.' I present this namo with tho distinct agree
ment that tho management Bhall not divulge my name. This
docs not obligate mo In anyway whatever.
which consists of about GO acres i Eugene after adjusting losses
ior xair purposes, while it has "The actual Insurance paid on
taken most of tho money of the, the fire loss amounts to approx-
iuir association to conduct the.lmately $4,270," said Mr.
THigh Scliobl Notes
Sports , Freshmen, James Jones, Ivan
The S. H. S. basket ball team Male, DiTtee Fischer, Jirnhiie
played the Harrisburg High .Young, Dale Sorah, Jean ; Fis
school five at Harrisburg last Cher, Edyth Holcomb, Harry
Friday night, but owing to the Fandrem, Lewis Gibbs, Flora
small hall and low celling were Richardson, Pearl Snook, .Fern
badly defeated. j Travis, Fred Mullen, David Bid-
Tennis is becoming a favorite , well, Clarence Kester, Myrl Ar
pastime of the-S. H. S. students, nold, Mamie Michael, Jesse Coe,
We now have but a single court 'Andrew Perkins. Hazel Hill.
which is very crowded. Wed-1 Sophmorc! Kathryn RathA
nesday night after school the burn, Elva Lewis. Eunice Parker
boys started to complete a sec- Jessie Rathburn.
ond one which was started last I Juniors Farmer Franklin.
year. When this is compieteai a farewell party was given
there shall be sufficient room Helen McKibben at her home
for all who wish to play. Friday night. Those who en-
The spring weather has joyed the evening were: .Glen
aroused the baseball fever in Ditto, Edwin Fegels, Edward 01
many of the boys and last year's son, Hazel Brattain, Lila 'Miller,
supplies are beinc resurrected. Ellen Lambert, Helen McKibben.
A few have even given up basket . Miss Rhodes, Miss Tagg and
Sin8,- U I a f ip;lSV :?"dJh"ierJs; a for this out-of-doors game. Miss Rutledge,
ments, wo have paid the Lane ses will not exceed $1000 at the
County Agricultural society most, Is my belief."
some money as rental notwith- The WeirpRt loss wns in the
Send this voto to tho LANE COUNTY NEWS Ofilcb with
in Fifteen Days from date and it will count for 25otes
No money s required with this Coupon. . i.
VOTE FOR. .,
, NOT GOObj AFTJER MARCH 15,1916.
Bsaver-H ?rn doiiwHardwareCompany
tho proposition of buying
paint. You won't be in the
air If you stick to our
paints. Our paints are
made of the purest oils and
tho compositions are ex
act in order to prevent
peeling, fading and broken
surfaces. Got a sample of
real paint at pur- store.
The high school has good pros- Candace Dlllard was absent
pects for a winning base ball from school Friday on account
team this year. of sickness.
Ruth Scott was out of school
I Friday on account of illness.
Monday Mr. Stroud appointed
Local and Personals
Herbert Hansen, '15, visited six' boys to see that all people
us Tuesday. He seemed very' are out of the buildinc when a
mucu pieaseti witn our growtn fire alarm is given. Creed Brat
and said he wished himself back
now that wo are going to have
a new building.
Blanche Brown, 14, visited
school Monday .
GraceE mery, 15, who has
been visiting In Portland for the
last two months returned home.
The Mt. Vernon school taught
by Ida Carson, '14, was stand
The f olio win cr' new nuuils en-
tain and Ivan McKinney are to
look after the west half of tho
up stairs and Paul Myers and
Winifred May the east hall,
Orson Vaughn and Frank DePuo
attend to the downstairs.
During a fire alarm Monday
afternoon Mr Titus was rescued
and carried down stairs by Ivan
McKinney and Creed Brattaip.
If it had not been for the heroes,
wo probably would be mlhusjas
fi tered high school at mid year:
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