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THE SPRINGFIELD NEWS
Continuing the Springfield News and Lane County Star, Which Were Consolidated February 10, 1914.
! mmterumlef et of Ooegro ot M rh, IS7D
fcoath Clalmod Agod Citizen at
Her Homo Sunday
WAS BORN IN ENGLAND
Four Children, All Residents of Spring,
field Survive the Deceased
Dluuf .at lior homu on Fourth and D
lreotn, Sunday at 10 p. in.. Mrs. Sarah
1 Miles Porklus, aged 70 yearn. Death
was cnusod by neuralgia of tho heart,
which developed lust Tuomlny, ami
i Sarah Miles was horn In Lostcrshlro,
near Liverpool, England, on April 20.
, 1840. When nho wub about four years
ffeld, hor parentH cuino to America and
soiled In Michigan. Hero, thrco yearn
later, both parents and a brother died
of typhoid fever, leavltiK threo child
ron, Sarah, aged 77, being tho oldest.
For some tlino tho children wore cared
for by dlfforont fainllloH,
On October 1, 1867, sho was mar
rlcd to J. W, Perkins, at Lansing,
Michigan. Six children wora born,
of whom four uro living: Theda Por
Wim. Alva J. Perkins, (leorgu W. Por
kins and Edwin 0. Porklns, nil of
Sprliigflold. A duughtor, Nottlo, died
In Infancy, and another, Mrs. Alum
llnrwood, died nix yearso ago.
The family came to Oregon In No
vember. lDOS, Bottling In Springfield.
Tlumothcr has boon In fooble health
for tho past six years, and whon nou
ralgla of tho heart dovolopod, thcro
was not sufficient vitality to combat
w Besides thu husband and four child
ren mentioned, Mrs. Perkins Is sur
vived by a sister, Airs. Maria Lundra,
In Michigan, and a granddaughter,
Alma Harwood, of Springfield,
ino itinomi win no nuni at 2 p. in
tomorrow from tho chapel.
DOG VOLUNTARILY JOiNS
LOCAL TRAFFIC SQUAD
Wooley's Canine Gets Mixed Up With
Auto and Motorcycle Much to
; His Misfortune.
Dog, nuto and motorcycle caused
tho hair of the peoplo on east Main
Htroot to stand on end for n few min
utes yesterday afternoon. Tho nuto
containing four young men canto rusti
ng along tho highway from tho oast.
A chugging motorcyclo guided by a
sturdy man approached from tho wost
on Main Btroot. Apparently Wooley's
big dog thought tho traffic officer
needed help and rushed out on tho
road to apprehend both offenders at
llie same time.
Tho cyclomnn kept his wits nbout
lilm as well as to tho mlildlo of the
road. Tlio man at tho whool of tho
nuto made u wild, wldo swing In his
course and IiIh threo companions jump
ed out for self-preservation. Tho dog
got under ono of tho wheels of tho
machine and was badly Injured. It
'was not taken to tho hospital but Is
limping badly today. Nouo of the
humans wero hurt.
NEWSPAPER MAN GOES TO
EUGENE DAILY GUARD
W. A. Dill, Formerly Manager of the
I iydwo i uisvo up worn aa uuy
W. A, Dill, who has been editor and
manager of tho Nows for tho last two
years, is now city editor of tho Eugene
Dally Guard. Mr. Dill took charge of
his now position this morning. Tho
former editor of tho News has madu
many friends among tho peoplo of
Sprliigflold who aro happy to hear of
Ills success. Mr. Dill's, family will ro
main hero for a short timo.
Mr. Dill sovored his connection us
editor of tho Nows May IB. Since
that time ho litis boon helping tho now
jnanugomoiit got brokon Into tho har
ness of getting out this paper.
Hlnh School Alumni Meets.
Tho alumni of tho Springfield High
school will hold a meeting tonight at
tho homo of Curtis lluyden at the ear
ner of Seventh and A stroots. All of
tho graduates of the high school aro
rcquostod to bo present to help make
plans for tho school rocoptlon.
SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES NINETEEN
nrHHHHpB HHHHBHMMMMIHHi nHrarHju
rPi fw Tm HI
Nineteen seniors of the Springfield
high school will rccoive Iholr diplomas
at tho commencement exorclsos Fri
day ovenlng, Juno 9. Tliero aro many
prominent young peoplo among those
who completo their common school ed
ucation next week. These young peo
plo havo sot tho class of 1910 down
In the nnnals of high school history as
being ono of .thc most progressive
DEFEATED IN SUIT FOR LIBEL
Testimony Offered to Show Proepects
Were Fleeced by M. Thompson's
Order and His Ejection
Portland, May, 2C After having
boon out but 2G minutes, a Jury in
Judge Mcainn's court returned a ver
dict for James F. Hoblnson, secretary
of A, clout Free und Accoptcd MnsonB,
in tho $50,000 damage suit brought
against him by M. Moll. Thompson, of
Salt Lake City, prosldont-Genornl of
tho American Masonic Federation.
Tho suit was brought as a result of an
alloged libolous lutorvlow with Mr.
Hoblnson, which was printed in n Port
land newspaper of July 9, 1915.
Tho nrticlo in question quoted Mr.
Robinson as .having declared that tho
organization hoadod by Mr. Thompson
is in no wuy connected with recogniz
ed Masonic ordors. It also quoted
him as saying that ono Portland man
had boon fleeced out of $200 by Thomp
son's organization und that porsous
wore told that mombors of the organi
zation could visit- auy Masonic lodgo.
Judgo McGinn held that tho only
quostlou at lssuo wns whothor the or
ganization In Portlalid had fleeced por
tions as charged. Tho other matters,
ho declared, woro such as Bhould prop
erly bo settled by tho two ordors be
tween themsolvos, Ho also ruled that
mnlico oxlsted on tho part of tho de
fendant in giving out tho article.
Robinson 911 the stand admitted
giving out the interviow, but declared
ho hud papors and letters substantiat
ing his statements. Those papers and
lottorB woro ln'roduceias ovldonco.
WltnosHOB testifying for the dofonso
doclarod that they had been told Join
SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY..MAY 29, 1916.
classes that lvuvo over completed tho
Tho ofleora of tho present clas3 aro
Winifred May, president; Clarence
Hill, vice-president; Sadlo Allen, sec-
irotury; Herbert Moore, treasurer.
The class has adopted tho motto: "Im
possible Is un-American." Their col
ors aro green and cream, and their
flower is tho cream rosobud.
Tho high school Annual was deliv
ing Thompson's order would permit
thorn to visit any Masonic lodgo. A
letter from Scotland was Introduced to
show that Thompson had been expel
led from a Masonic lodgo In that coun
try. EVEN MULES GET EXCITED
Animals Prick Up Ears At Rival At
traction; Was Only New Ice
Perhaps they know ho was turning
lout llvo gallons overy flfteon minutes,
or porhups It reminded them of homo
and mother at any rate oven a team
of mules nrlckod up their ears and
showed signs of Ufa when C. E. Eggl
( man started his now $300 combination
jlco cream freezer last Saturday nftor
'noon for tho flrst time. "You really
can hear it for blocks," Mrs. Egglman
I Tho now machine, which runs by a
i motor, suves Just twenty-five minutes
'over tho old way of making Ice croam
by'hand. Mr. Eggiman made 12 gal
lons of cream on tho flrst run, seven
of which went to an entortalnmeut at
tho Nation school that ovo'nlng,
60 ' OR 70 MEN AT WORK
Lumber Company Reports Nearly, a
Full Crew of Men,
Noarly a full crow of men about 00
or 70 Is now at work for the Fischer
Boutin Lumber company, elthor hero or
at Bally, according to M. J, Drury, who
1h In charge locally, during Mr. Fisch
er's absence. Thcro is ulso a numbor
of men employed at Natron In a con
A larger volume ot business, (largest
sales) wob done during this month,
ered this afternoon. It is a beautiful
04 page bok bound in a brown cover.
Orson L. Vaughn, tho editor, has tak
en special pains to havo tho Annual
well illustrated and well writen. This
year's book is dedicated to tho parents
of tho school pupils which reads as fol
lows: "In appreciation of the sincero
interest of our parents in tho activities
of tho high school, and of the sacrifice
on their part which enables us to at-
May, than has been done in any other
singlo month for four years, Mr. Drury
said. Ho bolioves business the coming
year will be good, saying there is no
comparison between conditions last
year and this year.
A carload of Willamette and of
Springfield silos was shipped from tho
mill to Rosoburg May 24.
AUTO STRIKES LITTLE GIRL
Pauline Robertson, Injured Saturday
Night When She Ran In Front
of Machine. '
Littlo Pauline Robertson, nged five
years, daughtor of O. E. Robertson,
proprietor of tho Palace of Sweets,
received a cut over tho oyo and had
her left leg bruised, when she was
struck Saturday evening by an auto
mobile driven by I, V, Jackson. Tho
litle girl has boon in bed since Satur
day, but is beter today, her father ro
ports. "It wasn't Mr. Jackson's fault," said
Mr, Robertson this afternoon, "Puul
ino had started across tho street, and
stopped oft tho curbing in front of
Catch Many Fish,
Mcsrs. Brnly, Goodrich and Peek
of Portland, spent Friday and Satur
day up the McKenzio and took 207
trout back to Portland with them yes
terday. These meu woro accompan
ied by Jesso Seavoy and Wolby Stev
ens. Georgo Cutching brought Fri
day's catch of 1227 redsldes to tho
Sprliigflold ico plant to bo kopt for
the men, Tho sportsmen commenc
ed flahlng at tho Thompson place and
worked down stream to WuUervlllo.
tend tho high school, we, the stu-
dents of tho Springfield high school,
do dedicate Uiis publication to our
The'' annual contains individual cuts
of the faculty and tho graduates and
many group pictures of the other
classes and athletic teams. Very good
merary auuuy is displayed Dy uioso ,
,who contributed to the literary depart-'
ment of the year book.
Wf W TFIM 11 RFFFITFIl
i . U. II. ILflln IU ULI LnlLU
jshlps formed at school. Today, the
jp, E. O. Sisterhood, which grew out
Springfield Tossers Win Third Victory !of that organization, numbers more
Sunday on the Local Diamond Ithan 20,000 women. The object of the
Score 10 to 2 organization is tho physical, moral,
'social and Intellectual Improvement of
Springfield baseball club chalked up !w,0,en and for charabl and ben
. . . 'olent purposes.
Us third victory Sunday afternoon on . , , . ... , .
I Probably the most notable work of
tho local diamond when the boys took SIsteri,ood t8 Its educational fund
the W. O. W. team from Eugene into fr0m which loans are ma.de to worthy
camp to tho tuno of 10 to 2. So far this girls desiring a higher education. This
season the local players have not been futul I10W totals ?35'000 and carries
.if..i iupon its list of beneficiaries nearly 2oo
defeated. , . ,, , .
girls to whom loans varying from $350
Tho Woodmen scored their two runs tQ ?500 annuaUy nave been made, Tne
in U10 second Inning on a combination beneficiaries are not limited to P. E. O.
of errors by Springfield. With the jmombers or their deughters.
opening of the third inning tho boys Sixteen chapters wero represented
played air tight ball, and at no tlme'nt the convention, six form Portland,-
, . ... land one each from Salem, Forest
wero they in danger for the visitors " ' ' '
wero unablo to pass a man beyond tho
Tho visitors used threo pitchers In
un effeort to stop Sprlngflold's stick
work, but without much success; for at
tho end ot the gamo thero was eleven
hits to Springfield's credit.
McPherson and Earlo pitched for
Sprliigflold. Signor caught. Tho
Woodmon woro credited with threo
j Sprliigflold . W. O. W.
j McPherson p " Uolcomb
and Earlo Donor and Fox
Signor c ' Tromllty
'Martin 1st Kaufman
' Hill 2d ' ,"f 'Hartford
iKestly 3d Boner
I Cairns ... . . ss Mills
I Peery It , . Morris
Mulligan . rf Ayors
Green ct Parsons
VOL. XV. NO. 3
L. KlrfoReeerding Secretary
of Oregon Chapter P..E. O. Tells
1 Mrs. It It. Kirk returned Friday
from Portland where sho atended tho
Fifth Annual convention of the Oregoa
Grand Chapter of P. B, O. Sisterhood.
Mrs. Kirk had the honor during the
past year of being state recording sec
rotary of the Oregon Grand. Chapter;
,The convention, which opened Tues
day was held In the Social Service
'temple of the first Methodist church
at Twelfth and Taylor streets. Others
I who attended from chapter H, Eugene,
jare Mrs. W, A. Bell, Mrs. H. O. Bowea,
.and Mrs. A. E. Young.
J Among other business transacted
during this convention, the P. E. O.
I Sisterhood recommended that the local
chapter send a memorial to the 1917
legislature petitioning that body to
make February 22 Washington's
birthday a legal holiday once more la
the public schools of Oregon, the bill
to be presented by the D. A. IL's of
I Oregon. The sisterhood also went on
record as standing by the prohibition
law and against the amendment for tho
manufacture of beer in the state of
The principle social event of the con
tention was a large reception given in
the Social Service temple on Wednes
day evening. All the delegates and
jmore than 100 Portland members and
guests attended, Mrs;. Kirk stood -ia
the receiving line with the other state
'officers and past presidents. Just prior
'to the reception each of the officers
and guests was presented with a cor
sage bouquet of Cecil Brunner roses.
Mrs. Kirk reports that several fine
addresses were given during the meet
ings. The supreme president, Mrs.
Helen Orake.of Beatrice, Nebraska,
who was present during the entire ses
sion, spoke several times. Mrs. Har-
riet L. Eshelman, past state president
0f Washington, was among those who
Chapter E of Portland was hostess
tn th vlsltlnc tnAmhrs- Thn nprt
conventlon als0 bo hdd In Port.
,and ,n M of next yeari and w,n bfl
entertaIned by chapter P.
Tne p a ,a Sisterhood dates back
" 'ea's' having been founded by seven
girls abount to be graduated from Wes-
ieyan college, ML Pleasant, Iowa, In
1SC9- ThQ organization was formed to
preserve and perpetuate the friend-
VJIUVV, fHUUU, VflfoU. V.IJ ,
es, Vale, La Grande, Newburg, Wood
burn and Eugene.
CALVIN BURNS IS INJURED
Monorail Chaser for Booth-Kelly Co.
Is Thrown from Pile of Lum
ber to Ground.
Calvin Burns, monorail chaser for
tho Booth-Kelly Lumber company, ro-
;celved injuries In his loft leg and
hip this morning, when a hook caught
in his suspenders and threw him five
feot. Mr. Burns was stooping on top
of a pllo ot lumber, when tho hook
became qntangled In his suspenders.
He tried to save himself but was too
near the edge, and was thrown back-
wards to the floor. Mr, Burns' Injur-
lea aro not serious, said his sister, Mrs.
J. B. Baker, He will probably bo. out
again in a fow days,