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THE SPRING EIELD NEWS
Now York Bank Isnuos Stato
niont Giving Statistics For
NO CONCLUSIONS REACHED
Records Made To Compile Figures
Concerning Mobility of Troops
i and Supplies In Case of War
The extraordinary mobility of tho
war materials of Europe la tho present
struggle, both as to men, munitions,
and supplies, led tho Foreign Trnda
Department of the National City Bank
of New York to issue yesterday a
statement dealing with railroad own
ership and the war. According to
the statement, about twoHhlrds of
the railways of tho countries at war
pre owned and fn most cases oper
ated by the Governments controlling
the territory In which they exist.
The bank merely gave the figures
Without drawing conclusions or dis
cussing the merit of Government own
ership. "The railways of the countries at
war," said tho statement "amount
to 200,000 miles, and .about 125,000
miles are Government owned and op
erated. In tho case of the Allies the
railways amount to about 120,000 miles
and about 40 per cent, are Govern
ment owned . In the case of the
Central Powers, the railways of the
territory- which they control aggregate
about 65,000 miles and are practical
ly all under Government control in
one way or another. In the case of
Germany, practically all of her 40,
000 miles are Government owned and
operated. In tho case of Austria
Hungary nearly all of the 29,000 miles
are Government owned or controlled.
Of the 4,000 miles in Turkish terri
tory only a small portion are owned
by the Government, but most of the
milage in some way is controlled
It was pointed out that in the area
which has come under German con
trol since the beginning of the war
Belgium, parts of France and Russia,
and certain Balkan territory the rail
ways aggregate about 9,000 miles.
and now are entirely under military
formed 40 per cent, of tho railways
of tho entire world. Russia comes
next with 60,000 miles. Tho other
countries and tholr respoctlvo inllo
nsos In order being Germany, 40,000;
India, 35,000; Franco, 32,000; Canada,
30,000; Austria-Hungary, 29,000; Groat
Britain. 25,000; Argentina, 21,000; Mox
Ico, IG.000; Austmlln, 20,000; Brnll,
16,000; Italy, 11,000; British Suotn
Africa, 11,000; Spain 10,000; Sweden,
9,000; Japan, (Including Corcn) 7,000;
China, 6,000; Belgium, 6,000; and Chili
Of tho world's railways outside tho
United States slightly moro than one
half are Government owned and con
trolled; of tho telegraphs outsido this
country approximately two-thirds are
Government owned nnd operated.
NEWBERG GRAPHIC TELLS
OF DEATH OF CITIZEN
Occount In Detail Concerning Demise
Of Glenn O. Bassett Sent To
Mrs. J. J. Browning of this city has
received a copy of tho Nowborg Graph
ic, of the Issue of Thursday, November
23, which contains a full account of
the accident by which Glenn O. Bas
sett, formerly superintendent of tho
Booth-Kelly Lumber mill hero, was
killed. Since Mr. Bassett was so
well known here, the story, which
includes a tribute to the man, an ac
count of the funeral, and other rove
lent matter Is given in entirety:
At 5:20 o'clock on Thursday even
ing of last week Glenn O. Bassett,
manager of the interests of tho Spauid
lng Logging Co. nt Newberg, was. fat
ally crushed by a log rolling over him
at the mill and died within two min
utes after the accident. ,
A new log chute had been built for
use tn conveying logs from the cars
to the river and Mr. Bassett waa stand
ing on the platform of a car watching
the logs being unloaded to see how
the new chute workea.
He stepped forward to remove a
block which he thought was in the
way and failing to hear a warniag
given by tho man who jtss Handling
the machinery for unloading, one foot
was caught and the log throwing n.a
forward broke his leg above the ankle
and passing over him, face down,
broke his back in two places. When
the log had passed he raised his head
with his hands nnd said he was killed.
The men picked him up and car
ried him to the office but life was
extinct before It was reached.
Coronor Tilbury was called from
McMtnnvllIe and an Inquest was held
ACTIVITIES OF OTHER
Marcola, Novomber, 25. Mrs. A.
I. O'Reilly, Miss Nyqulst, Miss Evan
geline Jennings nnd Miss Voroni
Black motored to Eugene Thursday
night to hear Madamo Schumnn-Holnic
Monroe Hill of Donna transacted
business In Marcola today.
Several of tho Marcola high school
students wero absent from school
Thursday on account of tho fun oral
of Francis Piquet. Tho funeral sor-
vices wero hold nt tho Mabel Brethren
church, and Interment was mndo hi
tho Brethren cemetery.
Thoro will bo no school nt Mar
cola next week on account of tho
teachers' instltuto nnd Thanksgiving,
Miss Pearl B. Sullivan mado a trip
to Eugeno todny to have some dontal
Several people from hero went to
Corvallts today to attend a football
Thurston, Ore. November, 25. Mr.
and Mrs. Abe Miller havo returned
from a two months visit In Idaho.
They report tho weather as' being
extremely cold thoro durnlg tho latter
part of their visit
Mr. and Mrs. Peery F.dmlnston re
turned last Wednesday from a visit
at Harrisburg, Idaho, with tholr sister
Mrs. J. D. Baughman and family.
They intended visiting in Washington,
hut tho weather was too cold for them.
A largo donation of fruit was pack
ed yesterday in preparation .to shipp
ing to Mrs. Mattle Coleman.
Quite a few of tho parents 'attended
tho patriotic program given by tho
children of tho public school undor
the supervision of Mrs. Stanley Gray.
at the Holllngsworth undertaking es-
In France only about 6.000 i tabliahment, a verdict being found In
of the 32,000 miles are Government i accordance with the facts as stated
owned and operated, though the Gov
ernment has close relations with a
large part of the remainder by rea
son of the special terms under which
they were constructed. In Italy about
9,000 miles fhe 11,000 miles are
Government controlled, while in Rus
sia about two thirds or the 50,000
miles are Government owned nnH I
Judge Sets Judgment Aside.
Judo Gt F.. SklnwoiLh yesterday
afternoon signed an ordor In the case
of G. II. Grunnlng and others against
Hugo Hallln, setting asido a Judg
ment of the court under dato of July
7, 1916, wherein the plaintiffs wero
given judgment against the defendant
for $1494 and attorney's fees, and
also setting aside a Judgment against
tho order for the sale of mortgaged
property given to secure tho amount
This order was made upon tho showing
and petition of R. T. Wood, trustee
in bankruptcy for Hallln, upon show
ing that Hallln has been declared
a bankrupt since the signing of tlin
Judgment decree. Tho court ac
cordingly made tho order foreclosing
the land sale contract for certain mln-
Mr. Bassett came to Newberg five ,nB cla,ms' and confirms tho title there-.
years ago from Corvallls, with his
family ,to take charge of the business
of the Spaulding Logging company
as general manager for this point.
As soon as his homo was established
in of the plaintiffs in tho casq.
SHERIFF'S SALE ON FORECLOS
URE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
by virtue of nit oxocutlon nnd ordor.
of sale Issued out of tho Circuit Court
of tho Stato of Oregon for tho County
of Lnno on the 10th day of November
1910 on n judgment rendered In said
Court on tho 10th day of November,
1916 In n suit wherein Stewart McKay
vns plaintiff nnd Herbert T, llnnsdoll
and Mlttto J, llnnsdoll his wife, It II.
Brown and Jennie Brown his wife,
wore defendants, nnd wherein tho
plaintiff recovered a Judgment against
said dofcmlant Herbert T. llnnsdoll
and Mlttto J. Ransdoll his wlfo for the
Bum of Six Hundrod nnd twonty dollars
together with Interest thereon from
March 25th, 1914 until paid at the rate
of nlno per cent pur annum nnd tho
sum of $4.90 and Interest thereon from
July 14th 1910 until paid at tho rate
of 6 per cent per annum and the sum
of $75,00 as attorneys feos therein and
tho costs and disbursements of suit
taxed nt $34.40 which Judgment was
enrolled nnd docketed In tho olllco ot
tho Clerk of said Court on Uio 10th day
of November, 1916 and said oxocutlon
to mo directed commanding mo tn tho
linmo of tho Stato ot Oregon In ordor
to satisfy said Judgment and nttornoys
tees and costs and accruolng costs to
soil tho following described real prop
erty, to wit
All that part of lot number nlno (9)
lying eouth of tho center of tho Coast
fork river In section elovon In town
ship 18 south of ran go 3 west ot Will
amotto Meridian containing twonty
ncros moro or less In Lano County,
Oregon together with the tenements,
hereditaments nnd appurtenances
thereunto bolonglng or In any wise ap
pertaining and tho proceeds of salo
bo applied as follows:
First: Tho expenses ot said sale
and the plaintiff's costs, attorney's
fees and disbursements ot this suit
Second: Tho payment ot tho Judg
ment of said plaintiff.
Third: The balance It any thoro bo,
to bo disposed of as tho Court may
NOW THEREFORE IN THE NAME
OF THE STATE OF OREGON ond In
compliance with the oxocutlon nnd or
dor of snlo, I will on Saturday the 16th
day of December ,1916 between the
hours of 9 o'clock A. M. and 4 o'clock
P. M. to wit; at tho hour ot 1 o'clock
P. M., on said day, at tho south west
door of tho County Court house In Eu
gene, Lano County, Oregon, offer for
salo in ono parcel, for cash, subject to
redemption, all of the right, title, in
terest, claim and equity ot tho defend
ants, Herbert T. Ransdoll, Mlttto J.
Ransdoll, Jt. H. Brown and Jennie
Brown, in and to said lands and prom
Ises hereinbefore described nnd ovory
J. C. PARKER,
Sheriff ot Lano, County, Oregon
By D. A. Elklns, Deputy
Nov. 13. 20. 27. Dec. 4, 11.
No. SOU REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
At.Springllold, In tlio Stato or Oregon, nt tho cIoho of business
on Novombor .17, 1010.
1. n Loans ami discounts (except thososhown on It and
Total loans 131,3811,82
2. Overdrafts, secured, none; unsecured, 111,08
3. U. 3 .bonds:
3. a U. S. Bonds deposited to secure circulation .....
(par vuluo) 0,250.00
Totnl U, S. bondH .
4. Dondi, tocuretlos, etc,
b. Honda other than U. 8, bonds pledged to necttro
U. 8. postal savings deposits- 3,000,00
o Securities other than U. H. bonds (not Including
stocks) owned unpledged 1,974,04
Total bonds, securities, etc
6. Stuck of Fodornl Rosorvo Bnnk (GO per cent of subscription)
7. u Value of banking house (It unencumbered) 8,082.01
8. Furniture and fixtures -
9. -Real estate owned, other than banking house
10. a Not amount duo from approved rosorvo agonls
In Now York, Chicago, ond 8t. Louis 2,442.98
b Not amount duo from npprovod rosorvo agonta
in othor rosorvo cities 17,468.27
11. Not amount duo from banks nndlMiikcrs (other
thnn Included In 10 or 18) - ....
13. Other chucks on bnnks In tho sniitu city or town
as reporting bank ...
14. b Fractional currency, nickels and cents . .. 88.87
15. Notes of othor national banks
17. Federal rosorvo notes
18, Lawful rosorvo In vaults and with Federal Rosorvo
ItnnK .i. m iMM't'ioHm
10. Redemption fund with U. S. Treasurer and duo .
from U. S, Treasurer . .......
T. B. Harris
ROBERT BURNS Lodgo, No.
78, A. M. F., Ancfttot and
Accopted Scottish Rlto Uni
versal and Symbolic Free
Masons moots first and third
Friday evening in W. O. W.
hall. Visiting brothers wel-
P. A. Johnson
R, W. M
here he began to identify himself with
the civic and commercial interests of ifi Fnr Salfi Rpflt Wantpfl Ftfl
fn tr.no, o r, . . I thr rnmmimllv .l , . I -I ....., -.. , --
w.o;o uurejuuieni operated. ..ij , uuU nas uiwiifs lauuu
J,uue OI e zo.uuu miles of railroad ,vau lo ulKe an active part In the , FOR SALE, Good milk cow, also Steel
tu uie unuea Kingdom is Government , lurl"eng me general interests of the Range. Call 138-w,
owned or operated. j town and the adjacent country. He I - -
"Europe as a whole," continued the ! was a raemoer 0f the Christian church LOST Friday evening, a Conklln
back's statement, has about 220,001 ' and was rea(ly in church and Sunday fountain pen on South Second atrest
Tttllnn n ft m ... I anhnnl 1. I TLt n I n T nn f rt" n t Vnnin rt
ina;eiy 120,000 miles is Government IorceIUI speaker,
D. W. ROOF, JEWELER
PINE WATCH REPAIRING
23, Capital stock paid In -
24, Surplus fund - ..
25, a Undivided nrofltH .
b. Loss current expenses, Interest and taxes paid
28. Circulating notes outstanding
33. Individual deposits subject to chock
34. Certificates of deposit due In loss than 30 days....
36. Cashlors checks outstanding
35. Postal Sayings deposits
Totnl demand deposits, Items, 3.1, .14, 35, 30, 37, 38. 39,
and 40 150,933.68
Time deposits (payablo after 30 days, or subject to
30 days or mora notice) .............
41. Certificates of deposit
Total of tlmo deposits, Items. 41, 42, and 43 ..
50. a Cash Letters of Credit or Travelers' Chocks out
Total ... $208,185.08
State of Oregon, County of Lane, 88.
I, D. S. Beals, Cashier of the above-named bank, do sol
emnly swear that the above statement Is truo to tho best of
my knowledge and belief. D. S. DEALS, Cashier.
Subscribed- and sworn to boforo mo
thlB 27th day of November, 1016.
HERBERT E. WALKER.
Commission expires Mar. 1, 1920.
CHAS. L. SCOTT,
L. K. PAGE.
Keep Warm! Keep Dry!
Our MackinaW3 are the newest styles and are made
of the best wool. Come In and select yours while
the stock Is large.
You will keep dry when It rains If you wear our
water proof shirts and slickers.
SPECIAL FOR BASKETBALL PLAYERS
White soled, high top athletic shoes at the old price
while they last, Men's sizes $1.00; Indies sizes $.90.
owned or controlled, and about 100..
vw miles privately owned. It happens
however, that the area In which the
military operations are in progress
has the greatest density of railways
in the world. Belgium had before
the war about 48 miles of railway
for each 100 square miles of territory
Funeral services were conducted at
Friends church on Sunday afternoon
at 2 o'clock by his pastor. Rev. B. L.
Hicks, assisted by Rev. G. H. Lee of th
Presbyterian church, Rev. F. C. Stan
nard of the Baptist church, and Pres
ident Levi T. Pennington of Pacific
College. The gatherinc was onp nf
the part of France now occunfed hv 1 tne largest ever assembled for a fun.
Germany about 30 miles per 100 snimr ! eral service in Nowhere. ther hln
ujiies, oermany as a whole 19, Austria-Hungary
about 11, France as a
whole about 15, Italy 10, Great Bri
tain 19, European Russia about 2
miles, and Europe as a whole slightly
less than 6 miles of railway for each
100 square miles of territory.
"In the Americas the Unite,! Hana the latter order havinc chare nf tii
lias about 9 miles of line per 100 1 1)Urial service at the cemetery. The
pquare miles of territory, Mexico, Ar- f ,ral decorations were numerous, some
many present from Portland, Salem.
uorvallls, and other outside points
where deceased was known. The
mill men attended in a body and tho
W. C. T. U. the Woodmen of the World,
the Eastern Star and the Free Masons
had large delegation in attendance.
gentina, and Uruguay about 2 miles
each, and Canada about 1 mile for
each 100 miles of territory. Of th-j
30,000 miles of railway -in Canad.n
pieces being very elaborate,
Deceased was born April 22, 1873,
near Thurston, Lane county. When
three years of age his mother died,
about 2,000 is Government owned; when ne was token by Mrs. 55. J. Sparks
of the 16,000 miles in Mexico about !a friend of his mother, she having
i,vm is owned or controlled by the ' crossed tho plains with his parents,
n . .. . - -
v,uuruuieni; or tne 16,000 miles In
Brazil about 7,000 are governmental,
and of the 21,000 In Argentina about
J,500 are Government owned. In
India 30,000 of the 35,000 miles belong
to the Government; of the 7,000 miles
fn Japan and Corea about 5,000 miles
aro under tho Government, and of
the 22.000 miles in Australia and Now
'Zealand all but 2,000 miles are gov
ernraental, According to the banks' compilation
of tho 700,000 miles of railway In
thew orld about one-third is owned
by Gbveraments. In Europe about
53 per cent, are Government owned
or controlled; Ala, 85 por cent.;
South America, ,30 per cent.; Africa,
60 per coat.; Oceania, 90 per cent;
and North Amricav,6 por cent. 'There
are no Government owned railroads
Injhe United States, pxcept the Jlno.
now 'under construction" In Alaska.
The, mileage of American railroads
it was stated, aggregated 270,000, and
and here he found a home. This
aged lady, his foster motlier, was in
attendance at the funeral.
April 13, 1892, Mr. Bassett was mar
ried to Miss Olive Davis at Dixon, Cal
ifornla, who is now a widow with nine
children, seven girls and two boys,
one of whom a daughter, Is married
and lives at Hood River.
There are also three sisters left,
Mrs. E. J. Howe, of Creswell, Mrs..
A, W. Maize, of Salem, Mrs. .J. C.
Hunt, of Los Angeles, California, and
one brother, C. A. Bassett, of Fresno,
fiufferar From Ihdlgestlen Rollavid
"Befor laklrfg. OtfaberIaln's Tab
lets my hHBWai Buffered Tflr evral
years (rem ifcaifcfoft, causing bisa pt
have p&Tkft (a ib'e ejtfBiaoh Una aT&
trpus aftlr, 94lKfr, OnflraberJa'fR's Tab
lot roTIoyea till of these spells rght
awuy,'' r.lt6 Mrs. Thomas Oasey,
Ginbyyi,.$l, y. OTftalnalrte every whero.
FARM LOANS At the lowest rate
and on the easiest terms to be had,
J. C. Holbrook, Springfield.
LOST On Wednesday evening a large
dark agate pin broach. Finder re
turn to Mrs. Hammond, Room 14
Elite HoteL Reward.
FOR 8 ALB at a bargain. 11 acrea of
land in cultivation on Main McKcn
zie road mile from Thurston store
Must be sold as owner is going
east. Address Mrs. Cornelia E. Goorgo
Corner or 8th and B Sts., Springfield,
THE BAPTIST LADIES' AID will hold
a bazaar and fellver tea on Wednesday,
December 13, in the room next Swarts
& Washburne's market.
stead entries In Central Oregon,
write enclosing stamped envelope to
A. O, King or D. D. Tusslng, Broth
born pure bred O. A. C. strain, six
months old, $1.00 each. Cull at 710
FOR SALE Practically new. Oliver
Typewriter number B. Machine Is
equipped with tabulator and back
spacer. It is in good running order.
Call at the News office and hare it
FOUND: Small key on wire, Owner
may have same by oalllng at the
News office and paying for this ad.
OR SALE Nine acre farmTrnTftmrth
mile east ot Creswell. River bottom
land all in cultivation. Has tour
acres ot iuganberrlea, one and soven
eighths agrea in red raspberries In
bearing iatermingled with faur year
old Hpple tres. Jjaa house, barn,
and lutfikra chicken houses with
foncpa in p&rjfe. Can be hud at a
,ba,p;Rta. Afldroea X&l. ct.ro ot The
HERBERT E. WALKER
9fflc fn City Hall. Springfield, Ore
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