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TiiunsDAV, pisn. 22, 1017.
Tki Springfiilij Nsws
g. C. DIMM, WALTER R. DIMM
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Published Every Monday and
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CAMP CREEK Ruby Crabtreo
MARCOLA Audrey Lowls
THURSTON, Mrs. Walter Edmlstoa
'DONNA Charles Heck
COBURO Elsie Anderson
CEDAR FLAT Mrs. Anno Morso
Mrs. Clara Chllds
Member of the Willamette Valley
THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 1917.
and was responsible for 23 per
cent of all thoso which occurred,
The causes of 18 per cent were
Unknown, while careless campers
started 17 per cent. There- wis
a slight Increase In tho Arcs of
Incendiary origin, as well as of
thoso started by sparks from loco
motves. With tho oxcoptton of
those caused by lightning, all
, the fires woro duo to human
agencies. One tire In Idaho which
burned G00.000 feet of timber
was caused by tho carelessness
of a ten-year-old boy.
, , ,
THE LOOKING GLAS3
Tls stato la new supposed to bo
we hato to bo obvious, but wo supponj
wo must say H .
mmmmmm bono dry.
THE ENGLISH SPARROW , .. s
Of all our birds the English ' Dut we know J 9 bt '
Sparrow has the greatest num- not ln w,,da of Southcrn Oregon,
her of fierce critics and the smal- either; .
lest number of friends. He is
the constant object of denuncla- wn,ch wasn,t
tion, and to him all the faults Just a
mat a oiru can pusses, a.u uiu
crimes that a little bird can com- but it is now
mit, are constantly imputed. His
ruthless Slaughter is advised and In the night "thieves broko in and
means of accomplishing his ex- .8tole tlfe treasure."
termination are suggested, while
And we heard, it was a whole case,
hCOD MONDAY EVENING
(Continued trom rage 1.)
the law, which protects or tries t00
to protect most other birds, cold- x
ly ignores the existence Of this , Now we suppose tho worthy owner
nnft. Yet at last a friend of the '
English Saprrow has appeared, We meaa fira.t.ne' f cour8e
and he is a friend who speaks vJ thInk
with some authority. t ...
Archibald C. Weeks, Librarian we took it, .
of the Brooklyn Entomological
society, in a letter to The Sun but wo n'1'
earnestly denies practically ev- for we d'ilint knoVaDout it.
ery serious charge that has been
brought against this despised im- in time. ,
-migrant, and insists that he is a
decidedly valuable acquisition
a real national asset and wor- j
thy of cordial admiration and ,
encouragement. The English;
Sparrow, says Mr. Weeks, is a'
most -industrious destroyer - of
noxious insects ana noxious The Eugene visitors present were:
weeds, rendering in this way ser- Mr. and Mrs. w. o. starbuck, 'Mr. and
vices vastly counterbalancing the Mrs- A- E- Edbiom, Mr. and Mrs. s. E
little harm he does and the little f 2"' c.'r
. . . . Collins, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Stevens,
annoyance he causes by his un- Mn and Alrs Ash and son Mr aniJ
tidy habits. Even the accusa- Mrs. P. L. Gilmore. Mr. and Mrs. J.
tion that the sparrow drives the M. Devers, Professor and Mrs. A. R.
native birds away is refuted by Sweetser. Dr. and Mrs. p. j. Bartle.
mr. aim nirs. u. riegai, air. ana
Mrs. H. E. Wylie, Mr. and Mrs. F. K.
Foster, Mr. and Mrs' C. L. Stoddard,
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Brown, Mr. anl
Mrs. E. H. McCallster, Mr. and Mrs.
L. G. Hulln, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lewl.i,
Dr. G. H. Parkinson, Mr. and Mrs.
W. A. Gilbert, Charles Stevens, Mrs.
J. F. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. A. T.
Cockerline, Mrs. R. A. Booth, and
"Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Duncan.
' Tho committee in charge ot tho
affair was composed of R. W. Smith,
Dr. Y H. Pollard, Dr. N. W. Emerv,
.Oswald Olson and W. S. Wright.
:Tmk mqs- oust ttts aho4 on fwo iTSD
TOSACCO HO ON tAKTH,
MHIMO ron A CHtW
AND WTS HAtLr A
f AC t THEN SAYS
. ALWAYS I
Of IM COT i
POUCH IN HIS I
X T'A TOO r J
VMY HANI TMAI'S A VAATS Of I
oooo tosacco. tr
W'S IS RICH TOBACCO AMD A
SMALL CHtW IS tHOUSH f OH I
ANY MAM. CT-1
poht HAve rtont cauihs
SOME call these facc-stufTcrs hogs, somo call them
gophers. But they nregcttin scarcer nndscarccrsincc
gentlemen found out about W-ll CUT Chewing. There is
no excuse for n man making n monkey of himself today.
The fine rich tobacco flavor was put into W-B by nature,
the touch of salt brings it out nico and tranquil like,
without your worrying your jaw around continually.
W;B is getting to be pretty nearly as popular as sun
shine these happy days. '
MJ- lj WEYMAN.BRUTON COMPANY, 50 Uo!o Sqtirt, Nw Yk Qiy
One 3G x 4 non skid $20.00; Ono 32 x 3i& non skid $12.60:
One 34 x 4 non skid $19.80
Stoddard Dayton Garage
8th Ave. E. 242 Phone 148 East of Hotel Osburn Half Block
Eugeno FORD SWITCH KEY SERVICE STATION NO. 1 Oregon
BEAN SHOOTER MINDS
MAKE RAGE OF BORES
tour of the church.
the argument that the sparrow
clings close to human habitation
where the native birds do not
care to come except for brief
and occasional visits. All tho
vast expanses of field and forest
are left for them and they need
LOW FIRE LOSS.- ' '
. A loss to .the government . pf
$162,385, Jn timber, forage and
young growth was caused by
fires on .the Nationul Forests in
1916, according to statistics com
piled by the Forest Service:. Of
this loss $35,000 occurred in Ore
gon, Washington and Alaska :
Although there was, more than
the average number of fires, the Then Mr- Wilwn win get into his
inco 1q fh ctrmiw tw hnc hMn an(! review the show the
WUW Vrf UAWSWUf VA-SMt UJ LWVS n ( ,
sustained from fires since the
MAKING PLANS FOR INAUGURA
j TION OF PRESIDENT WILSON
(Continued from page ono)
country loves to see onoo overy four
Card of Thanks,
We take this means of thanking ill
National Forets were established
A favorable season in the regions
where the most severe damage
is usually sustained Is given Vis
the chief reason for the relative
ly small loss :
A total of 299,377 aoros of gov
ernment land was burned oy,of.
In addition to this, the fires cov
ered 133,160 acres of privately!
owned land in the National For-j
ests where timber valued at $36- the county oorw of the
214 was consumed. About 44 state of oruoon pcr this
All Too Much Alike, Says Dr. Vin
cent, Rockefeller Foun
Real Estate Transfers.
A. J. Perkins et ux to K. E. Koyon,
lots 3 and 4 hlk. 92 Washburno sno
ot S. I. & P. Co's add. to Sprlngflold
Notice to Lot Owners.
All persons indobtcd to tho Spring
Hold Lodge I. O. O. V. number 70, (or
lots In tho Laurol Hill Comot'ory uro
hereby given notlco to sottlo nccountu
Chlcnpo. Dr. George Edgar Vincent, nt onco or remaining portions of lot i
president of tho University of Mlnneso- unused will bo sold ns per rules of
tu and president elect of the Itockefel- Cemetery.
Ier foundation, spoko on '-Crowd Psy-I CEMETERY COMMITTEE
chology" to 500 members of the Chi- j-3Ui 15, Qno mo.
cago Dental society nt their flfty-thml
Somo of his epigrams
.''The truth Is, we are so much alike
tiint wc bore each other almost to ills
traction." "Some people hare tubular minds,
like bean shooters. You load them nt
DAY OLD CHICKS
Before ordering elsewhoro send pos
tal for our prices and valuable Infor
mation. ,U will pay you. Dolivory
February 20 and aftor. Plymouth
nocks, Whlto Leghorns R. I. Reds,
one end nud shoot the contents ouf of orpingions. Any "luanuiy. iecinc
i, fh- ' hatched,
Standard Electric Hatchery,
"Idiots and children ore the only
ones you cannot hypnotize."
"A society for the suppression of tho
obvious remark would soon fill n city
Dr. Vincent is one of tho most rapid
of after dinner orators. Ills humor
found ready response from the mem
bers of the sovlety and their wives nud .
daughters. Ho fald that his Btauduids I . .
of Ideals were abstractions from hit- (ifannincr Pwaccinor
man personality. VICcUHIlg, I I Coolllg
"The hard headed person,'.' he cud- J
ed, "Is one Into whose-braln you cannot j
drill an Idea when he Is not looking."
W. F. WALKER
Office Fhunc SZ; "e'lence 67-.
- West Man St.
PONDER FIRST RECRUIT.
Postmistress Gets Reward of $5 For 1
"Soldier of the Sea." I
Atlanta, On. Ye feminine Is rapidly !
outstripping her masculine rivals In
military affairs, us a pcstmlstress. Ilko '
Jonn of Arc, lends in tho lure oftho
fighting man. in the activities of tho
pojitmuBter campaign .for recruits for
the fulled States jjinrijio corps tho
first lKfrsoii to receive the $. reward
for the feemlng of a roCrult for the
"soldiers of the sea'" was n woman, !
Miss Mary Uudlhil, .handler of tho I
mnlH In Forsyth, Oa., who enlisted
Ith'har.l Lewis Ponder of that place,
according to First tJeraeant Mrnest H.
Galway of the local marine corps re-1
crultlng station. i
"There may be nothing In a name,"
mused Galway, "but he wub tho first, '
and (bat makes one' ponder."
Made to Measure Suits
Lemley Suit House
D. W. ROOF. JEWELER
FINE WATCH REPAIRING
Dr. N. W. Emery
Mr. Fussor-Aren't you nearly ready?
thoso who so kindly extended tho'r' Mrs- ' wish you'd stoj. asking'
Iielp during the recont Illness an". 1 1 uu? ,luu ,'1'K-tlon. I've beon telling.
death of onr Mfn nn,l ai- ' " r "l! ",,,,r 1 41 u0 ren
we wish to thank those who so klud!
tendered their automobiles during U
for the beautiful floral
In o inln lite!
per cent of the total area burned
COD NT Y OF LANE.
1 Tn iVta matHam' r.9
waa located in the National For- ho Eetate ot
ests of iij-kansas and Florida. u'u v. Grant.
N'otlco of Hearing
on Final Account
WHEREAS, the underfim1 UMrv
curreel 4,133, or 78 per cent, wove Grant, Administrator of the said es
.confined, .to aroM of less than 10 JSe" gStffiK SJf jmSS
acres. Many Of these, small fires said Court, by order dated February
according to the Forest Service, Jr.
might have developed into ser-(for hearing objections to said final
IOU8 conflagrations had thovSnot Account and settlement thereof;
hnn flvtlr,r,,i.wi tn ii,aitt tt Nur B Kfven that allJ
v-."o..v 4 vw miv!- (persons navjng objections to said final
iency. . , laccjount as filed will appear on said
trim ovDHiinv nnat.nf flVi hw."' m onw ineir oojections thara
oach fire was approximately hajf
that of former years. Lightning
was the chief cause of the fires iFob. 22, Mch. 1,8,10,22,
fp, or said administration will bo then
Honry Grant, Administrator
Hwatrora and McGinnls, Attornoys
, Caustic Advice.
I'laru- He says lio thinks 1,'m tho
ul et lu town. Shall I ask him to
rtlrJ tHrtih - No. dear; lot bliu koop
on tbttili'Ug no. Town Topics. v
Mks For Happiness.
"Krv 1 )'.. ha'p!lj mairlod?" , 1
"Very ills ImIb night falls on ner
tlffinry nuU iilglitH."- Uxchuiige.
-. ... j
"I understai-d you liavo liougbt u mi .
f !?l)!ilM-nenre's works." -
"Yes." repUed Jir nnmaIto l-ftlly, 1
a couipiet't set.
"Ami a jflossary. tpo. I prc:niMo?'
"Oh, jfefc yo in fact; evcrytbluv
Slmkeapeurc wrote" - nirmlugtiuju
lllto-l'ho. Illghlllur' urn -awing t'ft
glro up their biKjiouso this yoar.' Sirs.
JVillls-You must. bo mbitakeii. I was
taJWug with Mrs. UigUfllor only yc.
torduy. Willis-Well, I was talking
with the morfgageo only this mpru
W0 Hust e
to Serve and
When you are in need of any
thing in the Grocery lino cpnu
ih'nd eoe us. Wo can supply
.X ...id.' A... .11. (.a
ih this l(n. . '
Don't hesitate "to atk about;
anything 1" Grocerlrios . Wo
will 'bo glad to .'issist.you and
Wc (lolivor all orders.
a w w ' m sv W w
YOU HAVE SEEN MEN LIKE THIS ARE YOU
GOING TO BE ONE OF THIS KIND? IF YOU DONT
COMMENCE NOW PUTTING MONEY IN THE BANK
AND PREPARING FOR YOUR OLD AGE, YOU WILL
SOME DAY BE WHERE THIS MAN IS. OLD AGE
IS BOUND TO COME UNLESS'YOU SHOULD BE
TAKEN AWAY IN YOUTH.
DON'T YOU'THINK YOU SHOULD START A
BANK WITH US
We Have Climbed to the Top
Wo have climbed to the top of tho ladder in the
Grocery business, because wo will not sell anyone
groceries wo would not eat ourselves. Wo know
that tho groceries wo sell aro the bent It Is possible
to get. We know that our price is as low as tho
best groceries can bo sold. Buy your groceries from
us onco and you will know this too. Then you will
come to us for overy thing you need.
The Fifth Street Grocery
THOS. SIKES, Prop.
We aro authorized tinder tho Federal Itoscrvo
Law to act as an Executor, Administrator, Guardian
This Is a new sorvlco our officers will bo glad to
discuss with you.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK, EUGENE, OREGON,
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matter and other printing ty
the Work .of skilled, tasteful
craftsrnen, using up-to-date
type, machinery and judgment.
There is no place now-a-days,
for any but" the -best printing
you can get the class of work'
executed here. , .
The Springfield News'