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SPRINGFIELD, LANE QOUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEi. 22, 1917.
VOL XVI. NO. i.
IkM mtttrundr tel of Uougro ol M ttth, l7(t
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Chlokon Dlnnor And Intoroctlnu
Program Holp Mako Jho
47 EUGENE GUESTS HERE
3j. M, Oevers, R. W. Smith, Rev. J. T.
Moore, Rev. Q. H. Parkinson, and
Others Talk on "Brotherhood."
"Chicken pla, tomatom and npach
-.ttl linlfiwl luwin mnMltfiil ftntnfnntl
and gravy, fruit salad, pickles, lemon
nnd cream plo, coffoo." Bounds good
doesn't 117 Well it wan. If tho word
f .v member of thn crowd of 170
which attended tho banquet and an.
i.ri.inm.ni fp uhirii thn Rnrlncnlii
Methodist nrothorhood wan host on
Monduy night Ih to ho bollovod. Morn
bom of tho MothodlBt Ladles aid undor
tho supervision of Mm. Adullno Copen-
haver aro responsible for tho "oats. j
Tho banquot was tho first consldora (
tlon, aftor which tho following program
,was much onjoyod: song, "Whispering
Hope," Mabel and Kdna Duryoo, Ruth
Scott, and Joan Fischer, Mm. Ilornlco
Van Valzah at tho piano; recitations.
"Maid Marlon," and "Flossie," by llttla (
five-year-old Dorothy Mooro, a nclco
of Mm. Will Bishop,
Aftor a welcoming spooCh by II. W.
Smith, prosldont or tho local Drothor.
hood, J. M. Dovtfni, prosldont of tho
Kugono organization, spoko on tho
pubjoct ot "To What Extent a Broth
'crhood can become Identified with
Civic Mattom." First ho pralsod tho,of ,je80rt0U. Thoy ero nt
Indlos for the oxcoiioni moai, ona iouu- ,
od tho local mombora on tholr groat ,
Bchlevoment In building tho lino now 1
church. Mr. Dovom said In port;
"A orotuornooa snouiu uccomo men
ttnoo wun tuo nusincw anu iu 10c ,
Intorosts or a community, u snouiu (
tako core of those in want, look aftor
social noodH, and pay attention to con
structlro Intorests. Tho Urotherhood
should bo tho connecting link between
tho church and business Ufa, Tho
Urotherhood should bo Interested In
Mr. Dovcrs also spoko of pool parlors
and danco halls as places of amuse
mvnt hero to stay, and said ttiat If
several nrothorhood morabera should
frequent thoso places in a body, it
would have a good moral otlect la
keeping them within the law. It wo
live simply to look out for oursolvei,
wo fall short of oar opportuultr'ao sa)4
tbo'Brothorh'ood'should be a brother
hood of tho world,
"What Has tbs Brothornood- Dona
for Your Church," waa tho subject on
which Dr. Oconto H. Parkinson, pan
tor of tho Methodist church In higcoev
spoko. In putlfulDs; what men p.ve
to do In the Methodist church, ha said
"They are sub-conscious members of
the Aid eocloty; they havo to help
pay tho bills ( thoy havo to be patient
with tho pastor; thoy have to set a
good oxample." j
: "Wo can boast about the Methodlit
church' bocauso wo havo tha 'numbers j
and becausu wo havo tho ginger. Tho j
head of tho Anti-Saloon league is a
Methodist bishop; tho head ot tho
Studont Volunteer movomcnt is a Moth
odlst. In the noxt generation, wh
nro going to seo Methodism como to
the front from coast to coaBt, an
Tho local pastor, James T. Mooro,
who was tho noxt speaker, expressed
his pleasura in having tho visitors
prcsont. Among othor things he to'd
about tho beginning ot the Springtlold
rtrotliorhpod, and spoko ot tho moral
transition of Springfield, noyorend
Mooro praised Mlsn Margaret Morris
highly for her part In making it possl
bio to eroct the beautiful, new church
building for tho worship, ot Almighty
'' h. O, Hulln spoko about tho great
prlvolegos which wo enjoy that are
duo to our projonltors who, through
nacrHlco, havo mado those prlvologei
' Ono ot tho moBt cloBoly-attondc.l
featuros of tho program, was Toast
master Smith's tales of Dr. Pollard'd
ijfo while a student at Willamotto
- Profosaor It. L. Kirk gavo an Inter
esting talk of his hoyhood dayn in
Missouri -and tit how ho attondod
MohodlBt grovo meotlngs.
After a short tnlkjiy Dr. Pollard
deallug with tho work ot tho nrothor
hood. tho guests woro tnkon on &
NEW SCHOOL LAW COSTLY
E III Providing fop 0 Months Term to
Coit County About $4500 Yearly.
It will bo necessary to tako about
4G00 mora from tlio general county
f ml to nld In inalntnlnlnK schools In
lnno county slnco, tlio passago of tho
Ull providing for n minimum term o(
r Kit inonlliH In tlilfl stato, lit tlio opln
im of K. J. Mooro, county Buperintcnd-
Alii; (fill nun ifiifov.-4 vj tiiu
, KM&tW0 uml B,R,1C(i i,y ti.o governor
cnt. Tlio bill woh passed by tho
I nsL weok. a
I "WliJIo I bnllevo tlio low Ih a good
ono, It lit going to oti (nil a lot of nd
illtloiial oxpotiHa," said 'tho superln
ondunt. "Thoro nro nl least 7r rural
flstricts In tilts county that will liavo
I) bo helped undr this law. Under
lie old law tlio minimum Hum to t-e
nltod on each district for school pur.
jqhc was 1300, but under tho now law
5'. will bo J400.
"Homo of tboHo dlHtrlctH, owing to
fio fact that tho valuation of their
tixablo property Ih not groat, cannot
,' " " n;ount mu"1
,u ",u,,u uul l,,u '"
from 400 to $700 Ih raised
tor ' purpose now, undor tho now
hw 1 wtlnmio that It will require
oui &ouu. l ulu win do laKen irom
" general fund of the county
Hills to Move Monday.
W. J. Hill stated, this morning that
tho moving of tho Racket storo tock
to. tho Odd Follown' building on . thu
corner of Fourth and Main streets
would bo begun next Monday, and that
tho Inn would open for btiHlncsB In
Its now location about Wednesday.
Mr. Hill plans to broaden out his stoclc
and to conduct a first class department
storo. Tho rocontly purchased Hamp
ton's store stock Is bofng shlppod out
from tho Odd Fellows' building thin
Ccburg Couple Divorced.
Hutu sexton has been granted a
divorce from Arthur Sexton because
MekeP. okln.. December l. 1B08. Mr
Sexton ustined and stated on tho
BUm, thot hor hUsband deserted her
October 11, 1913, through no fault of
Sho m Kranted tho caro anU ca3.
t0(ly of ,ho mlno chmren Enna
jm In 1909, and Forn. born in 1910.
Mr8i golton anJ tho ch,,Uren now ,ro
Meat Price to
Hogs Quoted in Chicago at $12.
95 a 100; 50 Cents Above
Record' Since Civil War
Chicago,- Feb. 2lr With hogs- quot
ed on Uio Chicago markets today at
18.9Bi)er M; nearly a half dollur
more than tha record prlco since the
Civil war, Chicago wholesalers, pack
on) and; rrttallepT today came out with
'a prediction' of an Increafla- of from
'lO to 40 cents la retail prices of metis
AllbU galore, Including freight pon
gestion, excessive export demand,
shortage of livestock, general prosper
1ty and even increased and extra tn
gont consumption on the part of high
ly paid workers In "wacbrlde" factor
lea wore quoted In Justlllcatlon ot thn
rracucaiiy wimoui exception, every
artlclo of food available here Is aqy
Lwhero from 10 to 50Q per cent higher
than at tho sarao time last year.
Mrs. Alice Phetteptace Dead.
Mrs. sAllco Phettoplaco, wlfo ot L.
Photteplace who Is also sorlously ill,
died "Wodiftsaay, Fobruary 21, 1917,
at tho family homo at 1398 Columbia
street, agod 81 years. Sho Is sur
vived by ono daughter, Mrs, O. A.
Tracy of, Oklahoma, and ono son, I loin
or Photteplace, who lives near Sprln?
field. Sho was a member of the
Unitarian church and of tho Women's
'Rollof corps. The funeral will b-
held from tho fjordon and Veat'Jh
chapel on Friday, February 23, 1917,
nt 2 o'clock and Interment will bo made
In tho I. O. O. F. cometory. Rov. A
M, Spanglor will conduct tho services.
Snow Falls Four Days.
( Sprlngflold has been enjoying snow
rain and slush slnco Monday. On
Monday ovenlng and TuoBday morning
enough snow fell to cover tho groun 1
,to a, .depth of about six Inches, bnt
It.BOon moltod, and at Umoa since tho
ground has been nlmost cloar, altho
I more enow fell at Intervals all day
yoBicruay anu una morning. ino
ground 1b vory wot. and alncn thern
"haa boon no froozlng, tho roBUt ha '
been coutlnual ulush, j
1'hoiii by American i'reu AMoclatlon.
Kck-utlxtx In mtiuli'lpnt luboratorlen can tell by the blood of the rabbit mixed with tb.it of susitcctcd meat if the
hitler is what It pretends to be. It nihilit be horseflesh Instead of beef, you know. ThU Is railed the precipitin
PALACE OF SWEETS
ANow Confectionery in Fry Block
Will Bo Ready to Serve Pub
lic in the Morning.
The new "Palace of Sweets" under
the proprietorship of Mr. and Mrs.
M. A. Young lately from Oervals, will
open for business tomorrow morning
In tho Fry block on Main street. Mr.
Young has been busy cleaning, remod
eling and setting up fixtures and goods
for tho past two weeks, and is now in
readiness to run a first class confec
tioner, and to sorve the public a?
nearly as he can.
Tho "Palace of Sweets" will carry
all kinds of soft, .drinks, hot drink,
and lunches a little later. A full lint'
of candy and cigars will also be kept,!
In stock, nnd there wli bo an Ico cream
parlor, sorving "White Mountain" Ico
cream, manufactured by tha Spring
field creamory, In connection.
FAMILY GOES TO ARKANSAS
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Coe Will Grow
Corn and Cotton on Big Ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Coe and eight
children, who have resided on a farm,
north of Springfield for eomo yearn,
and who were Camp Creek residents
before that, left this morning for Scar
Hey, Arkansas, where thoy will move
onto a 440 acre farm and go into '.'n
cotton and com business. Mr. Coe
old hls'DO ncro' ranch to Nathan Jack.
f ftcontly ot Nebraska, a short time ago,
nf) 1Lf a or -.-111 vn a rr It Itn'.
On their way east; the Coe family
will stop off two daya at Redding,
CalUornia, where they will visit with
rolatlves, and at Santa Barbara where
they will enjoy the oighta. While
hvln- in thla section. Mr. and Mrs.
Can hav madn many friends who aw
sorry to bco them move away, and who
wish thorn success In their now homo,
Holiday Observed In City.
Washington's birthday is being ob
served In Springfield in several ways.
Doth tho First National and the Com-
merclal State banks aro closed, since
this is a legal holiday, At tho schools
while tho youngsters are not given
a holiday, appropriate programs are ;
being held, One of the most attrac !
tlvo window displays symbolic of the '
day Is that of Egglmonn's Candy Kit, rrom Mrs. uraco fc.. iiaruit, or t-nier-chen
which shows a real cherry trea Prise, Oregon, who formerly conductor
tit mum be for thoro aro rtno cherries
on it) and a hatchet close by. Ncar,arb't writes: "I hope everything in
U stands a small statue ot "Tho Fath , W Sprtngtown 1b going along finely.
or or His Country," from which a
nmnll silk flair waves, nnd, in front .
pro rod white and blue candy hatcheta ,
candled cherries, and other anoro. .
Local "Bllli" Will Feast. i
Several local "Bills" will partake
bf oik roasts, hot from the oven to-
night, m company wmi u, i; o. ts.'a
irom all over thn stato, when a tig
0:30 dinner and stag party wtll be
in ordor at tho Eugene hall, Tho
'ploco do reBlstnuQo" will bo tho b-ju
m ,.JK wmcu ha8 V0ongoa to M
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pugono city w W jour or
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a -eon. j
Jamof i.fj.'.' r
FROM RERE 10
60 10 GONVENIION
Intermediate and Junior Dele-
gates to Attend Meeting at
Salem This Week
. Thirteen of tho100 Lane county dela
,gate8 to tho state Christian Endeavor
society's convention in Salem which
.begins tomorrow morning and lasts
over Sunday, will be from Springfield, cently announced by tho stato depart-
,Th0 Lano county delegates will havo ment of education. They are to be
special train which starte north from held at different parts or the conntT
CotUgo Grove, and passes through so as to give all teachers Ihe oppor-
Eugene at 7:65 in the morning. tunlty of attending' wlthoat traveling
' Arrangementa for the convention far.
tflp were made' in Eugene last Tuesd'. Following Is the schedule:
Scnlnng. when the cabinet ot tho March 3.Cottage Grove; March 11,
fee county union, tho presidents of Springfield; March 17JuncU6n City;
tho Springfield and Eugene societies 'March 24. Elmlra; March 31, Acme
and tho president of the Eugene An institute will be held In Eugene
Young People's union met at the
Central Presbyterian church Tuesday
evening to hear a speech by C. I
Hamilton, field manager for the Chris !
tfan Endeavor World. Local people
who attended the meeting were: Opal
Whltely, .Ruby Senseney, and Fenner
The Intermediate delegates from
hero to Salem are: Marjorle Knott,
Mrs. Delbert Bucknum, Dorothy Hoi
brook, Carrie Ditto, Evelyn Miller,
Claude Nyatrom. Harry Fandrem and
Harold France; Junior delogates are
Eva Manwnrring, Wendell McKlnney,
Lester Smith, Opal Whltcly, and Ruby
Runaway Boy Picked Up.
William Watson aged 15 years, was
picked up at the Southern Pacific sta
Monday Evening by tho Eugeno
policy ana a Bnort nme aiierwara s
mat ramsA Moore, living at Brownv
T. telephoned, tho Dollce here to. lw
Tjatchingjfor the boy, as ho ran away
from home. Tuesday noon Mr. Moorp
telephoned again, and said an officer
lno anu u,na Am Bocieor
or romana wouiu come ior me u.
Tho boy told the police ho had been
taken from the aid society by Mr.
Moore three or four years ago, but
that recently his treatment had made
him dissatisfied,' and'he had run away.
He said ho made his way from Browns
villa to Sprlngflold Monday afternoon
nnd then went to Eugeno.
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Mrs' Grace Harb,t Wrlte8'
The Nowb Is In receipt of a letter
millinery snop in mis ciiy, Mrs.
, "on w,Bn 1 wcro UUK wuuro lua
rain falls Instead of snow. It haj
boon a cold, disagreeable winter. A
Breat aeai oi iqo umo iero wuaiur,
and often 20 and 27 below. Times
'are good up hero, is what keeps peoplo
hero. Lots of building bolng done,
fregardlosti of cold weather. There
"o pornaps oo ooum uuur w.v.
Rebekah Head Here Tonight.
Mml Nellie WH.ttenberg. president
of the tebekoh Assembly, whb wwil
. - Lt - m
guMt-ot a bib J I
.," a' Jl, "
make tho trip, so a meeting was ar
rantioa tor hero,
MARCH 10 INSTITUTE, DATE
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SprlnBfleld One of 5 Points Selects
For Meetings Next Months
March 10 is tho date of a teacheW
iastltuto to be held- in Springfield,
according to a scneduie just given
out by County Superintendent E. J.
Moore. Every Saturday in March Is
l be devoted tor an Institute at some
Mint In he county. State Supcrln-
tmdent J. A. Churchill will be ono
o' tho speakem or these local Insll-
utes and other speakers will be drawn
l orn the University of Oregon.
These institutes are to be held w
as to enablo any teacher In the county
o obaln the certificates ot merit,- r
Some time in April
TOT ' 1 UDerCUlOSlS
.California University Announces
Discovery in Its Medical
Ceremony Will Be Short.
.' The aim of tho Inauguration cothM
, Berkeley Cal.. Febi 21.- Dr. JFrei- tee, and it hi -the' wish of Mr. Wibsffi'
erlclc B. Gay, head of the department is to make the entire ceremony ,ak
ot pathology or the University of Calt short as possible In keeping with" tX
fornta. -will' ahnqunce la a bulletin cnc-slon and .thus get away froaa t
within a few .days aucoesaful expert- spectacular because of the situaUea
meats In the rare1 or trihercniosla Invojvins foreign relations at this tW
In animals and the .proafpee-t for stsai- Frrna every lBdleattan sbw, th.e.fi'
'lar results In the treatment of human emcny from, start to finish, win. feA.aa
beings with a newly dlsco.ve.red sail- mud, a patriotic, demonstration ai
toxin. an j thing ehe. It will be well Wrl
. Vt M. Takeoka of San Francisco, seeing, more bo than ever; In tact, for
'a member of the staff of tha medical
school of the university, has Isolated
a secretion of the liver, which a-
cording to an announcement, has of-
fected complete cures In the- cases
I of guinea pigs at the point of death
rrom lUDercuiosis. rne presiaent win nae wun airs.
Dr. Takeoka isolated the anti-toxin Wilson and a senator and a represen,
when working on the theory that the tatlve from the committees ot the two
liver must secrete Its own antl-toxln houses of congress. The president haa
to the germs ot tuberculosis inasmuch selected somo picked troops from Fort
as It is tho only organ unafected when Myer as his escort,
all others aro tubercular. vice President In Second Carriage.
The effect of the Inoculation of tile In tho second carriage will be th
tubercular guinea pigs with the 8- vco president and Mrs. Marshall, with;
cretlon, which is called "Tauren" by a member of the senate and house In
its discoverer, has been noted by Dr augural . cpmmtytbes. Mr. Marshall haa
Gay and -others. Dr. Edward Von chosen for his escort the black horse
Adelung of Oakland will continue the troop of the cadets at Culver Mllltarr
eporlments and note the effect upon arademy, In' Indiana. Ih tho. third,
human beings. ' rarrkige will be Colonel Robert N, liar
'per, chairman ot the Inaugural com
Because ot the heavy snows in
mountains which have forced the camp
to shut down, tho local B6oth-K6lly
mill was compelled to close, Monday,
since there were no logs. It Is not
known Just how soon the logging camp
can start up. Tho sn&w la between
iiio 'arid fmir fflAt den, a C&mn 10
Ubove -Wendilng. Tho planlns mu.
I na8 Deen, running most ot ine wepa(l
Nni.Wno. ,,n .n'mn rara vhtr.li -msi-a
finishing up some cars which wtsre
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Real Estate Transfers.
c. p. -sov) Ux mvin y
.ton. lot 3 hlk. 10' SpWW-?i
MAKING PLANS FOR
Will Be Sworn in Twice BecauM
March 4 Falls on Sunday
This Year. a
WILL BE PATRIOTIC AFFAIR
Will Show Nations of Earth That tha
People of This Country are Square
ly Behind the President.
The "trenches" along Pennsylvania,
avenue and In front of tho whlto Hoaee
at Washington D. C. are being put in
shape for the army of thousnada who
will go to Washington on March 6. Th
workers In the treasury building ga
to and from their offices In -nolellko
caverns under tho "barricades" thai
how protect tho front of Undo Sam'a
monejp department, ,n fr0Ht ot tJle
White House where sentries pace hack
and frth a L8 -ns f"ch
or luu euu u,, "l
titisBn fnTr-n v fn- nnlfllprA tint fnr Inn
dent on March' 5. .
Tho affa,r fs Kolns to bc unU8Ual
manJr wa-"8- Woodrow Wilson, wh.
vlth Thoma8 Mantall. plays tha
ljadlns rol0' ,s the flrst democrat t-
Bucceca B,mseir .81nce Jac
eon was reelected.
Will Be Sworn In Twice.
. Anen' ""8 preaioeni-oieci to
be 8Wora twlca' Mee 8 I"
by Iaw on Kalh ' nl 'w,u
rivat? ceremony at the White House
a.lnc0 4 fa,,s n SHndaJ" but
Monday Mr. -Wilson will be swora
agaia d 1644 hte 'au8ral addresi
irom the eMt froBt r lhe cPitel-
Mre.ilwn-aii .--Man-ll w
rId ,n 1110 P1-6 wIth the,r husbana
Thus win another precedent be broke
or a new one established.
But that Is not all ot a precedent
Mr. WJIson and not more than four
other people will review the parade
from tho special stand In front of An
White House and they will be seatei
in a glass cage with ample protecttos!
all about them. The cage Is to pre4
e against weather conditions. Th
jresiaenuai pairy win nave seats
tlie court of honor where the glass
cage will bo-erected. 1
the very reason :that a patriotic de&
onst; talon Is- being aimed at Tfea
endeavor will be to show the natlo-V
of the earth, It they need to be shows?
thnt tho peoplo of this country af'
aqunrely behind their president.
mittee- of. Washington; Colonel W. H.
llarta arid members of the Inaugural
committees oi ino nause anu eenuie,
Tho presidential party will go to tn-i
president's' room and from there.
headed by Major qenerai tiuga u.
pott, tho party will go to the senate
cliamber, where Mr, Marshall will .talcs,
the oath. From there the presidential
part will go to tho east portico
supreme court, will swear In President-
supreme court, wtfl swear In Pree.ldoqt
' MlQwmg the Inaugural addrress tho
mrade-up Pennsylvania avenue willb
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