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Ort, IilMorial 3oc. X
Continuing the Spring field Nws an4 Lan County Star Which Wsrs Consolidated February 10, 114.
SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON MONDAY, APRIL 24, 11A
vol. xv. walk
etM unttertiiiilw ! of t'ouiro ol m, Wi
MmimM JU .JU-sf
E 19 SEI AS
DATE FOR CITY'S
Tho town council In, an ml
last ton days exceeds their, pre
gorit Output by 11 pcf cent, ac
cording to estimates of the West
Coast Lumber-. Association. A
substantial excess hat) been ex
perienced each, weok for the ;
last fow weeks, and some over
enthusiastic operators aro said I
to no planning to meet uio situa-
tlon by running day and night. !
More conservative mllhpon i
are 'tcmnorlng their enthusiasm i.
.with caution, They prefer to:
cohlinuo on tho present oasis
BUYS IIP MOHAIR
OF EASTERN LANE
LiS MADE UP
FOR THE PRIMARY
ELECTION MAY 19
fere with practical, everyday
helpfulness. Human necessity
1b of greater Importance than Is j
any religious ceremonial. j
"There arc those who havej
been Injured by misrepresonta-1
tlon, or are bowed, under be-j
reavemcnt, or suffer by reason
of aome one's else falseness v
religion, and theso need the aid i
that fraternity can give'
A peJaslng feature of the pro
HUSH BALUM .
I PRESENT WEEK
33. B. Morrison the past week I the offices of county commit)- g?S K,, fflf ff
inn linrPhrtKPd nrnpHPnllv fhrt ifilollHr nnd pnnnfv trpntfiirpr nfe "'W dnti "OloropK anu
Ballast trains for the W8hm-
-" : --T-- w.fiiii (mi a ntt f in ttHfionitr uncuti - - r ' - - ' : . w i 1 1 -i tit
oumcd session Saturday oven- ' V"" tu. xnlmcmrot Iltl? i'Uitaea practically t0 jailer and coum etteFciftc, wot 'lift-ffttik.
r1" ""!" "i,i"w,'-v,?.'MV,':"t?'-ilemttnil Ititft nn oxposh of-iirn- i" .. . . " " . ' : uS- . ". tette. JO. JS. Morrwon. Artie Sliced i11: i-"" --
nimm 1 9 1 1 1 n in fin vim iin?n - -" ' -" - - i nun nnmiru niiiniiiiimrr m nTixrv.-in iinu i mi rum rmr i y t nmnir - ' ' ' . . - - a. - -
i.v. imj, u... iliiMion. thrfitiv flomlllic: tlm r' V' ClareE
igsuquco of ?B0( 0 or 1088 for the "S",V X "f ' . a . compel tion
for ?no,000 or less of bonds to 3 J licH JSn 5,?ff w Eugene and one from Albany, ;
refund tho city warrant debt. ffilHL? purchasod a pool of 2515 pounds
,J a,"e.duetlon. thereby flooding the 25 JHS SrZISr1. S Clarence HU and GaVol-Morriioh .
AJ. ,V TVS " ,Viur. inarla't with lun Ber and break- '"rr".. : j2TO-W??an-gT'
Ul WHIKH ui vymia wm WU uonuu . rpn j.uw mu hup mubwn muunu iu ; w M'" '""luu, v w.Mra nuu , ThcParlflf Northwest mtt- 10 new JOCaiKWI. IBM
to accept or rojoei tho charter i,nP o l"cf vDn. tHOVrt, 'cents a pound. hsd filed up to Thursday jilgkl fSSwiiv 9ni9.wm mAmi tm vem
nniAnfliiimiltf i.rnvldliiir foi- llih L 12v0 0,1 tllO WCBOnfe market , Laat filurBdflV lin wont to xvbcil the lists closed. Tilt! office tainfi, l)ra?"C"y .?? f a11 fU-CJ T Z?lZZnZZZr?
m m . . a. I '-T . a . j m Dinillll IIIL I I I I I WI III I Tit I'lIIl II TV K U' V '
prgicnooi supenntenaent, comu. hut fiuishe onlv on-iLtth of tto far a the Umpqua
n7m, M ir r iMftihlJ u the annual cut. T!he Southern ""1 Li'c"
bridce is in nlade. nmhahlv tJte
i i.l i.im iiiiiiiini iiiiiiiHi I v iiriiisji. v - . f, j &
1kAI 1 1 MAQ 111 I .ft ,1 A pnimtT'' " -' i ? i ,
",u "V ... 'Sl " U,"V .MIUy ninJnrlnt rnnnlntr nhnvn nml i'v,4"M J.V. . "U."'"M'.M .""t . nual nroduction. - tMmmum. wm Mxgqimw
uoaru vui uo con poset oi tne "" - , - v " 70. Keen, oui uie bpringuew man , 4eBaie . m wngrea-,
rouowmg: juuges, J. l'V iw-f ,,:'"" f", v. ,wi na(l 1110 price.' hioiiui uiatncno nauonai reiwio-
Thompson and Robert;, ; " .
Sidwpn; clerks, Florence Collin C dL7ft7 i im rrom l,artleB at
and Jessie Walkeiv , '"'."TTn ,r. '16 1-1 cents, and a
A ronrcnonlnllvo of tho Wool- 1. i vt "l ,,lHl 11 .iB uuu nonndu from
IU UWIIIIU II IIIU lit! UUlCUUll
Ho purchased also 1745 Ibs.'Ilcau conventoin W. W. Cal-
Jasper,, paying kms, liugene.
total of 200fl Delegate from tne state at
Oakridgc parties 'large to democratic national
BEND'S NEW SAWMILL
.last the 28 miles sooth ot the
i unipqua, w ixxts way.
HAS BEGUN CUTTING 'v " th UmbridiB
whels of the
at 40. T'hcso purchases, which ! convention Frank Amiitage, of nranll qLnion t innhnr
(!!!on tmi nik Wfiva i.inrlft ,"pWn xirooKs-bcanioft JviimDer,
.... I, V .......... .,.1 l.r,.- il.n.
it ..,i ........ , .... ,iiiuuuv.(iuii id wunmiiumivui no
lion on tho propoaed hall site, r,.rHri.V within the last few days, and re- District attorney republican rcWv faV.n.n
'T,?,7w,tho milla started to work on a
and U streets,
tho olecllon. Under!
nnlfrtn I).-, ritv la in nnv'-iiuur uiifu uivwiui iuuwh
sn in'in nni. nmi nm 'f 'n Crtuld not bo maintained long
yme yesterday (afternoon
.1. iu. wuvuio, vranui jj. notuat ,, hncrnn
125 Ven ParS0n8' aUJhelime b& themin will ng placed
$1100 In cash and assume the
MM.,, I. ..1l.. ....
street assessments, a mortgage 1 . "'i "XaiAVnf. i.nw
of S700 nnil tnvps nmidiiK n 'lrcoIatlvd of this situation, how
?l. ?.,U,i' n, (.' .Uixe8' L"11""1 .a invar, and nro axnoeLcd to eo-on-
total of a little over ?2G00 for
. i ,
Peace to Revive
VETERAN OF LEE'S ARMY
j DIES IN PORTLAND;
over, and aro expected to co-op-1
1 V?S.5? Pl of City Marshal J. E. Edwards,! Cottage Grove; Ben F. Keeney,
niarKot. urcfaoman. Idled In Portland Sunday, aged, Eugene.
over 70 years. Mr. iiXlwards: Uieric atacy M. uusseu, &u
RAILROAD EARNINGS jWas a member of Lee's army.lgcne; Augustus C. Jennings, of
fcriuwiNU iNUKtASfcto.and was present at the surren- Eugene.
' i.i t y .1 1 ii..
r i nlv iS?S demo:ratlc and it is expected that It will cut north of the draw being rj
Cotintv Republican Candidates rnr S
Assessor Dixon P. Burton, co" lettno
inffR firnvR? Ben F. Keenev. compieuno.
Who Will Get the
ilfir. Tin wns wniinded In the
rGventies and ex- khee, and carried the bullet till
II ... ..V... . v.w...iu . a - .
penses of tho railway systems "8 f0"1; A4e was long a 1 ew-
snrvtitir lm Pemlflo VnrMiwrat dOllt Of Llim COUItty, and Will be
Portland, April 22. "With the; f,.n,noovnn mnnfiinfii .nr. burled at Harrlsburg Wednes-
rat sympioms oi me enumg oi rcnt nscal year lmve ju8t bccn day.
the European war I bellovo offleisiiv nubltehcd In the Rail-
there will bo the greatest movo-jway Age Gazette. They show, tor will not be acute again,
meat In tho lumber industry ln!HU1StantIl calhs In net onerat-l "Traftlc Is increasing on. the.
. ( , .. , , nig revenue ior ihib penou over -- '
most sangulno hope for, Bald tho corresponding senen months probably continue so long as the
Ben li. Bryan of Now ork, a'Qf n10 nreceedine llsenl voar. Fop export demands are heavy. We
financial firm of )tj1Q southern Pacific the follow-' cannot believe the enginemeii
Sheriff Charles P. Barnard, i PieXt 51U.UU rTlZei Southern Pacific,
ii. yt. i -rn. f ' t . .
member of tho
Logan k Bryan. Ing (igures are gvcn. Net oper- and trainmen will bring on a
'Everywhere east of tho Pa- ntlng revenue for seven months strike. If arbitration prevails
cillc coast states I have found of ths year $23,728,302, com- the controversy will be settled
bus neBa prospects very bright, ; ,)ared w"Jth 5i3gg,515 for the amicably."
IwrtlculttrlylnRgrlcutturaLmln-nmoneriodiaBtveAr. -t Referring further, to. the
ng and manufacturing states. I. , n nr..t ,,n,nnod fntMBA threatened strike of englnmeni
Eugene; Emmett Howard, Eu
Treasurer Vereh a Black of
Eiigene; James W. Plxley, Eu
gene; Samuel W. Taylor, Eu
gene. School superintendent E. J.
County Commissioner Ed
News Contest Causes Excite
ment Next Count on May
1st, the Last Before "the
befog hurried as rapWty as po
slble. The piers cm the sooth
side of the river were coropt-gtsjl
when the editor was thre' "(m.
days ago; the central pr fw
the draw spaa was in place, sod
some of the steel was ahttaty
The north piers
The nhnintr for concrete, and the coffer dm
are nearln,v' & wiv.",v. uiaTdun
a i this concrete is brought 20 wA&t
down the Umpqua In barges. '
? "We will have the draw af th
Umpqua bridge swinging' by toe
last week in June," said Chief; t
Engineer William Hood of toe
in a recent in
terview in 8an Francisco. "With
jthat completed we will aho-4iy
around the incompleted aecttoa
'and will soon thereafter be able
to inaugurate through serfkm.
Freight service will.'be inagw
'ateafollowrng Ute throufa
" The voting contest goes mer-i"
rily on, and Interest in the out- waited ia tl
come is STrowine- mnro intAiieo Isuttrfio'iifn alMtlF'f'n'A'
Ayers, Junction City; everv dav. Pacific letting the 'fcbSi
Charles W. Lyons, Walton; H. There will be two more counts TweSy Bros, for the'Codg Bay
M. Price, Notl; Ernest R. Spen-the next one May 1st, and Eureka section o'f le coaai
Coroner Wflllam W. Bran- money to jsra to the contestants guessed it must hare oriahiated
stetter, Eugene. . ,who make the greatest and the from newspaper rumor. '"He said
Commissioner Port of bius- second ereatest eain In votes he had never heard of it exceot
vaejuccraervice. . . . ... w w .
ia mciueriuj: News
Km n 4
have not bpen on the coast long' f w " UJ Tiub and trainmen, Mr. Luce said: jlaw Irving B. Cushraan. Acme; from the time of the last count through this publication.
5"? P L!" i A V"",8' Eastern roads which have been ' "Their demands are for ten . LCitoy unories turoy, aiapieion; until May 1
ton and California, but I do I"" 1 i,?.,. ."n3.?.!ll'pm,elt! JSv
l!"0 "Lc...,e"J.!;,0 ,Mflc ?8l ortaies irovW wages and 87& per cent more j Democratic County Candidates the piano, and that being the ceived 260
imo u wwiiuoiiu lunuw. irt ,, - . , n,m 1
RiitnmmitR hours' pay for an eight-hour , William H. Weatnerson,
. . .Ia.. OCT . . r- r. .... . ... fitinn r. r. .n,,a
imo a uuui3iiiu uiiua. wuni- -, ,- , i nav for overtime alter eiEiit snerni-
tal s looking into tho Pacific nTZ .. hours. To grant their demand gene;; James C. Parker, Eugene, equal show, as
coast lines with the issuing of would be to sweep away more
lUUll UUUU1U UIU 1UVUI1UU IUV
Northwest and AlaBka
than over before.
"I am not expecting the war
to bo greatly prolonged. For
eign finances will, have more to
do with bringing poaco than
ON NORMAL BASIS
For the first time In nearly a
decade tho lumber Industry of
tho Northwest Is operating on a
This does not mean that the
lumber business Is experiencing
a boom. It means, simply, that
all the camps and mills of this
territory are running at capacity (
NO OUR SHORTAGE
SOON, SAYS LU0E,tt
Doesn't See How Roads
Grant Wage Demands
' railroads have earned or will re
'celve from rate Increase granted
iby the Interstate Commerce
; commission during the past 18
I "It is a crave situation. I nues-
the railroad ofilclals nave
jght to grant such a request
assume this tremendous bur
den of increased cost of opera
tionat the instance of 300,000
Can ivinn nlrniiflv tho hnf nnlfl nm-
J ft W A . WUU ft J MWMft va
Jployes in tho field of American
(labor, yet representing less than
;one-flfth of the vast army of a
.million and three-quarters of
employed by the rail-
Portland, April 23. "It Is the roads.
and disposing of their products (intention of the Southern Pad- "The railroads' revenue is re-
at a fair market price.
It Is the healthiest condition
that tho Industry has known
since tho beginning of tho de
cline in 1907.
Moreover, It Is probable that
conditions will continue to im
prove slightly for the next, few
months. Lumbermen look for a
stpqdy demand for their pro
ducts at profitable prices for an
One unfavorable element in
jects itself into tho situation with commodities destined to
however. That is tho dancer of , the Pacific Nortwest. In other
lie management to guard ceived from the neonle for ser
against a repetition of the car vice rendered, and they have no
shortage of a few months ago," 'other way of obtaining It. It
said G. W, Luce, freight trafile therefore follows that If the car
manager, who is in Portland 'riers agree to assume this added
from San Francisco. "This will burden of $100,000,000 a year
be done by keeping equipment to their cost of operation that
needed for the lines In Oregon the only resourso open Is to ask
on the Coast, and I hav no the Interstate Commerce corn
doubt htat wo shall succeed in mission for sufficient additional
our plans. If our lines are used increase n revenue to balance
for shipments East and South, the account. What I would like
they can bo readily returned
(Ccmtlnued on Pages
The renort said that the
Flor-i Previous votes will nnt p.nunt stretch of road to be built was
for the gold, but simply toward 260 miles lang and 1 think I re
the nlano and that hefnir the ceived 260 letters 'inatiirias:
Thomas Bailey, Eu- case, every contestant has an about, it," laughingly remarked
enual show, as the ones who Mr. Hood. "Including in these
Treasurer Free Thomas, Eu- make the ereatest eain will lie was one from the Enirineerinr
gene. awarded the gold. News stating that there were
County Commissioner Ren-1 it will be remembered that conflicting reports about. the;
fro Y. Porter, Walker. the first prize went to Miss matter and asking for , the
Coroner Marion Veatch, Eu,- Helen Roberts and the second straight of it. I told them that
to Miss Eva Titus, of Marcola. the published reports were m'y
Who will get third prize? only'source of information.
We desire to call the attention "The coast road, is the matter
of the contestants to this fact: of the future. We have a survey
The bonus votes, other'than for for it, and developments may 1
. J 0,1 the merchants' coupons, will be make its construction advisable,
tO JLQugC repjMc reduced after the next count It will probably be worked for-
, .This being the case the contest- word to gradually duriag the
ants should get in every, vote next few years. ' -'?
Three score members ofthe possible between this time and! "You know it does not pay fr
Order of Odd Fellows and of the May 1st, as the bonus votes will a railroad to open up too much
Rebekahs attended the services not be so large thereafter. hew country at once it mm
at the Christian church Sunday ' wnat you want to Know is, u- Py interest on uie inytwt-
evening when Rev. E. C. Wig- "ow vou n win uie gom anu , r-
moce preached a sermon in hon- the piano, too. Get new sub-1
or of the 97th anniversary of'scril)ers. gec ow suoscnoers.to ? mrs. v. vjroucn.
Oddfellowship. His address was Py and renew; trade withi Remember the next prize of
based on the story of the Good the merchants who are offering $10 in gold goes to the one who
Samaritan iui&ui iuiww iue ruiea kuu guL iiihac me fte-ev.siMii tH.NMM-
"The principles of friendship, ?,otQ BI?" ,catwen .LI' , .....
InvA and truth unnii whieh vour luw auu lU0 111 at ul iwuieuiwr uii. cSui. ui uur
10V6 anU UUtn, Upon WIHCIl your . , - , . .. i.efOuHlnr mamhants w)ntrB.
ovorrproduction. Unless tho
lumber interests of tho North
west use organized precaution
in regulating their output that
danger, which now is a possi
bility, will become a reality be
fore the end of tho year, lumber
With tho exception of less
than half a dozen mills, tho big
plants now are running steadily
oh a 10-hour-a-day schedule.
Those few exceptions aro run
ning 20 hours a day, having a
surplus of orders.
"The aggregate volume rof or
ders received by tho 'mills In
Oregoii and Washington "in tho
words, we do not Intend to do
anything that will bo detriment
al to Portland as a distributing
"The car shortage on the Pa
cllfic Const-was relieved by plac
ing an embargo on further ship
ments over tho Sunset route to
Gi.lf of Mexico-ports until tho
congestion could bo cleared
away. Right now wo have or
ders for cars to take 30,00 Ions
of barloy from California: to Gal
veston, but tluit movement will
ifot take place to the detriment
of Orogeh shippers who may
want cars. I am certain the'
shortage of cars during the win
more -4m stand for time and sneclal w0 offer' nd yu wJU be 'ediin contmt and lv
fnSJpiSi And of all these In a Zood position to make the .vote coupons with every dole's
would nv L friendship a8 behS h vote tUe Pano count tlie csh Vnvtlmm.
S! fhn 11. l eiS n middle of May which will be the ! Remember and have your
fi S invi! Phrti la8t count' tll reult of wllltJ frIeirds trade wth merqtantst -th?,LJ
b"l12e,PSf will deterndne who gets the who are giving the eopoi&
fisplf hnt It i should no I ter- Pia110- They are wU reliable trades peo-
jSgiLPz iLgl1!-"-J"1-!1!: ) Do not forget the prlzeSUhe pie. '
merchants are giving. If not . wo coupons on suoscnptkm
fortunate enough tb secure the account, whether back, new or
piano, you may, receive one of renewals, will be, glvea unless
the merchants' prizes and they application is made for the,,at
are well worth working for. the time the money is paid.
These coupons may be coj-: The present standing Is as fol
lected from any and"" all mer- lows: .?
chants who are in the contest, j Following is a ltet of thco"..'"'
The names of the merchants testants: , Pfi
who are giving handsome prizes Miss Helen Robert's... .,58,7S V
and helping to make .the contest (Miss Sylvia Struom 430,3C
HAS THE CALL
It's tho national game,
friend, Pitch in and catch
up, Everything in sporting,
goods for infield and out-
field. All the rule books'.
Gloves, masks, official balls
and bats, Wo can fit you
out with whatever you need
in the way of sporting
a big success aro as follows;
jriayaen as Metcair.
M. C. Bressler & Son.
Ketels Drug Store,
C. E. Sales Toggery, 1
I. D. Larimer. '
Wolf & Miller,
Swarts & Washburhe.
RUsa Eva Titus, Marcola..?4,98,
Miss Hazel Redmond .. 12,47S
jMlss Ruby Craltre, 1 v
(Miss Ma IH.rye;...:.r7 9
chioie wooiky . ;(,;, , , MMm;