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THE SPRINGFIELD .NEWS
The Springfield News
sJ. C. DIMM, WALTER R. DIMM
Editors and Publishers
published Every Monday and
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THE LOOKING GLASS '
Some folks nro just naturally so
It makes you think they baro swallow
od the vinegar cruet;' for fair,
and you feel alt puckered up
and squelched '
every tlmo they manage ;
to grind out a
"How do doM
CAMP CREEK Ruby Crab tree
MARCOLA Audrey Lewis
THURSTON, Mrs. Walter Edmiston
DONNA Charles Heck i in your direction.,
COBURQ Elale Anderson I .
CEQAR FLAT Mrs. Anne Morse ' And wo happen to know some
west Springfield; L
Mrs. Clara Chllds I But we Just concluded they had been
Mwnser of the YYHMmette Valley
disappointed in love,
jQNDAYy1.MARCH 12; 191?.
And now we feel sorry for the sisters.
THE OLH FLAG
Because we too
.had a lowr once
and we took him home to exhibit to.
Vf. tt with tba aM Sat
U9. W. to tii akyJ
It 11t sn&H'tiia el S;
Tfeta Bome eaa at dial
Cb, bs,- wtUL-xo eW Sx! '
If pefeee skaiaatta"eJ4 tbm,
Tar. ni act tfca old toe
Bon out of tb frayt
Shea why puU tha etd Sac
A4owa la gjtroyT .
Tmu JastJea'tharKXV K,
Tls Justice that cells;
Tls mora than arthbon
To hang from oar walla;
Twu truth that unfurled
It out In tha past:
If troth It did symbol
The symbol must last.
Twos bome love that gathered
Its votaries then;
Tls home love that brings them
Twos patience and valor
That kept It so long;
Then patience and valor
ilust still be our song.
and he looVed us 'oil oxer
. a '
and decided he'd take oar youngest
sister.. r . . .. , '
jAnd our llfa4has been 'blighted
Game Laws Are
Up, up, with the old nag I
Up, up, to the sky!
Oh, God, bless the old flag!
Thy truth must not diet
-Bv. James Deans In Pittsburgh Chronicle-Telegraph.
MEW BRITISH AIRPLANE
TAKES 21 UP A MILE
legislature Makes Hunting With
Dogs Unlawful; Says Women
Must Have License, Too.
E. C Hills, state deputy game wa-
jden, has Just received a communica
, Uon from Carl D. Shoemaker, state
game warden, which contained several
' points of interest lo local anglers and
. hunters. An excerpt from the letar
j "The session of the legislature lust
J closed passed a game code which is
. !a the interest of game instead of the
sporUmsn, in other words. It Is a
I code for the conservation of game.
The code" of which a number of the
Huge Machine Designed to Carry principal parts follow, goes into etren
Civ MonKinn flnt nnrl 1 Cfl1 . -M.'iy -'1
W IS III lt Wl II I Ik WUIIW Ul it aw WW
Pounds of Bombs.
The Aeroplane, a London publication,
says a newly designed giant aeroplane
in a test trip has risen to an altitude
of 7,000 feet, carrying a pilot and
This is" the lirst news that the super
aeroplanes planned three months ago
have been successful. Ever since the
"big. push" last year the British and
French constructors have been devel
oping larger and larger machines. De
tails of the most recent show that they
have ' as high as 1,000 horsepower,
divided between four and sometimes
two water cooled motors.
The complete equipment of these
giant planes calls for four and some
times six machine guns, at .least two
of which are three luch. They will
carry more than 1,500 pounds of
bombs and hure a sped of between 85
and 100 miles an hour.
This is the "tlrst time that a single
aeroplane has been reported as carry'
"No prrson or persons shall ma.co
use of a dog In hunting, pursuing or
1 killing any of the game of the State
'"Bfith men and women are comp-j I
ed to tivke out a hunting license under
, the new game code, although women
r re oxompt from purchasing a fisiin's
liqauso The price of a hunting J c
ensc is $1.50 instead, and the '.?cc
truv for an . Jolnig license.
"In ganiu dl'-ir'ct number 1 the pea
vii on door cprrs August 15 and ct-n
r.fun u!li! October 15. The oir
limit hits' been reduced to two.
"Tho cpen ctason all over the '.fdes
oi 'ilgmlory, b:idp hereafter will le
I rit: 'Jitoner 1 to January 15.
"Tho Chinese pheasant hen has be'-n
fixterl"! and it is unlawful .o 1.1)1
the same at any time hereafter.
In same ditrlct number 2 ihe
open season on deer begins September
1 and continues through until October
lng twenty-one passengers. The giant 31. The bag limit Is two Instead of
Sikorsky aeroplanes built by the Rus- three,
elans have carried ten and twelve, and j .In me district number 2 the open
an American tyK of super-hydroaero-1 aeasonTon sage hen8 begInB AuEU8t x
ytuuv uua uuim uLtessiuii wilu tuts
USED TO SAVE SHIPS
1 v4to. i
FARM IN WORLD
22,000 Acres In Horili Dako
ta to Bo Divided,
TO MAKE SMALL FARMS
Famous Oalrymple Holding Ware Ac
quired In Early Days of Northwest.
Change In Agricultural Conditions
Brings About Decision to Split Up
The famous Dalrymplc farm In Traill
and Cass counties, X. I)., said to bo tho
largest in the world and kuown wher
ever agriculture on a mammoth scale
to talked-of, la. to dltmppar. That
which remains of the groat holdings of
Oliver Dalrymplc, la hU day the great
eat: farmer lu the world, comprint 22,
000 acri. It Is to be cut up Into about
100' saall farms of' ICO to 320 acres,
says the Mlririeapolut JbaroaL
The seed that Is already In the Dal
rymple seedhousea oa the farm for the
1017 crop will go lata the ground this
year,- fortthe Upd Is fall .powtd aad,
ci ready a can be at, tub time for the
spring planting, "hut when the 1017
crop la taken o&T'the land that will be
the end of the Dalrymple farm.
Oay T Benansa Farms Past.
CitseUbB. Valley City. Fargo aud
other prosperous North Dakota town's
will be glad to see the big farm brokeu
up. Time was when these bonanza
farms were a, great asset, and the pub
licity that their successful operation
gave to the northwest at a time when
many people supposed grain could not
profitably be raised that far north was
worth millions, l'.ut eiouonikully North
Dakota' has changed.
Oliver Dalryuiple. who was a Scotch
man and n skilled farmer, operated n
3,000 acre farm south of St. Paul prior
to 1S73. That made him an agricultur
ist of some note eren then. In 1S75
Oliver Dalrymplc and bis brother.
William I DalryniP'e. became Inter
ested In North Dakota land.
The Dalryinplcs Interested E. B W.
J. and J. L. Uraudin, three brothers, of
Tldloutc, Pa., also two eastern capital
ists named Cass and Cheney. In, all
75,000 acres of land were bought- The
Northern Pacltic.' to finance Itself In a
period of tight money, was Issuing land,
scrip w,Itb stock, and tho land was' ac
quired this way In part, holding a num
ber of farms that were of such size
that each was remarkable In Itself.
But the Dalrymple farm was tho
largest of any. and after breaking
20.000 acres in 1S70 Mr. Dalrymple con
tinued extending until at one time bo
had in excess of 30.000 acres under
Show Piacs of tha Northwest.
Visitors from every part of the Unit
ed States and many from abroad camo
to the farm ut harvest time to see the
wheat. Writers for eastern publica
tions enme to view and describe the
farm. Many columns were written in
magazines and eastern periodicals of
the scale on which operations were
conducted. The romance of the bo
nanza farmer was written and rewrit
ten. For twenty-five consecutive years
nothing but wheat was raised on the
Dalrymple arm. But for some years
past crop rotation has been followed,
and the farm has produced vast quan
tities of flax, barley, rye, oats, millet
and other crops In the process of rest
ing and restoring the soil, and every
year a portion has been laid In summer
Oilier Dalrymple. his name knowulu
Englaud, France and Oermnuy, him
self n St. Paul resident In rilo winter
Ume and a practical farmer on tho
land In spring, summer and harvest
time, died in 100S. There was somo
cutting off of parcels of land before
and after bis death, but even after that
had been done bis two sons. .William
Dalrymple and J. S. Dalrymple of Min
neapolis, came into possession of near
ly 22.000 acres.
OFFERS A CONVICT REGIMENT.
Cemmltitonar Lawls Would Rierult
1,200 From City Prisons.
New York. Now York gangsters may
yet rlvul the oxplnits of the upnclics of
Paris on ihu.tlriug Hue, and the Amer
ican gun muii mid the French blue devil
may yet tic lidding side hy side. Ihir
dcMc O. towls, qoinmlKidoner of correc
tion, announced that ho had beeu In
consultation with Major General Leon
ard Wood regarding the advisability
of recruiting a regiment of workhouso
aud (HMiltvutlary Inmate lu the event
of war between the Lulled States ntid
Germany. Commissioner 1a? wis also
consulted with Major General O'ltynn,
commanding the national guard.
Commissioner Iwts kihM;i of the ex
ploits or the npnehes of Pari, tho out
laws of the boulevards, who nro com
parable to the gun men nnd gangsters
of New York, In tho full of 1PH, when
the German army was almost at the
gqtes of Paris, n force of apaches so
distinguished itself for dcsjicrnte fight
ing (hat It won tho sobriquet of the
bltio devils. The commissioner of cor
rection believes that the aamo reckless
Individuality SBd excess of physical ex
uberance which enter Into the person
ality of gang leaders and gang men
would tend to make New York's work
house and penitentiary population a
valuable fighting force If oiBccrcd by
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POSTOFFICE AIDS AIR RACE.
Dailgnataa Tranaoantlnantal Couraa aa
an Official Mali "touts.
Washington. Delivery of United
States mall by aeroplane will be a
feature of, the cross continents I race
planned for next June, as the route of
the contest will be 'designated aa an
aerial mail route by the poalofflce de
partment In ncccntlnir tho Arm rliih'n offer of
I co-oiicratlon the second assistant post-
master general, Otto Traegcr, says tu a
l letter read at tho aeronautics exposi
tion In the Grand Central palace. New
York, by Alan ft. Uawlcy, president
of tho club: ,
"Tho field superintendents of tho rail
way mull service have presented to the
deiartment thirty -seven practicable
aeroplane mnll routes. The postoOIce
department will appreciate It If you
wllldcslgnatc n committee to co-ojKTntc
with this bureau in making nu investi
gation as to tho designation of such
cities In various states us aerial ma. I
stations, where satisfactory lauding
places can bo provided."
S. P. AND CENTRAL PACIFIC
PERMITTED TO REMAIN UNITED
(Continued from page one)
instead of July 15, and continues un
til August 31.
"In game district number 2, winter
fishing has been eliminated except
for trout over 18 inches in length.
"In Harney and Malheur counties,
the open season on migratory birds
begins on September 1C and continue i
imHi norpmhor at. in ihn snmn ! panles. It Ib believed the government
' counties the open season on deer Is ! w"l appeal immediately to the United
supremo court from the de
When told of tho decision today,
William V. Herrln, chief counsel for
the Southern Pacific said:
Completely Hides Fleeing Vessels
M II i m . . -- r- - -
rrom u Boats Apparatus i tram Aucust is to octoher is. with a i states
Disolaved In Philadelohia. : a& mit of two.
"In Hood River county an opeu
season on Chinese pheasants has been
declared from October 1 to October
The mysterious smoko apparatus
trlth which British stcamshlns have
been provided to protect them against j 10 wltl1 a ,jaK Umlt of three In any
submarine attacks was seen for tho one day or not more than 10 during
first time several days ago In Pblia- ' the season.
delphla. Two drums nro attached to ' "The bag limit on trout has been
the afterdeck, one on each sldo of the changed throughout tho state from 7r.
ahlp. Each drum is filled with phos- t co t u or 35 d , ona
When the lookout sights a subma-1 "
Hno an order is, given to fire tho phos- j
Pliorus in tho drums. Almost Immo-, F,nds Watch After 2 Years,
dlntely heavy clouds of black smoko -As Lowell Slkes was walking along
begin to pour from the phosphorus con- tho fence which runs along A street
tamers. The snip is euurely envelop- between Sixth and Seventh, Thursday
ed in the smoke and leaves such a long
.trail in Its wuko that the submarine
Cannot locuto the fleeing merchantman.
Fire British vessels now in the port
9t .Philadelphia are equipped with tho
smokers." ,., ,..
Henry Fandrem has parcUased a
Uetz 22 of the Fifth street garage In
ho saw something shining in the mud.
Upon examination, it proved to bo a
gold watch; with tho name Calvtn
Burns on a fob attached. The boy
took tho watch to Mr, Burns, who
said be had lost it over two years ago,
while drlralg a laundry wagon for
J, W Baker. The watch, which U
an Elgin with a 20 year guarantee,
ran along quite well upon being wound
"It was the government's contention
that tho Central and Sputherp Pacific
were competitors and that, thoreforo,
their control and management under
ono ownership was In restraint of
trade. Now tho court has found that
this chargo was not fact and has dis
missed the government's petition,"
Had the court decided in favor of
tho government, it would have meant
tho "unscrambling" of about IF.00,000,
000 in stocks.
Many Attend Services.
Walter Balley.speaklng on the theme
of "Let Brotherly Lovo Continue,"
twas beard by a good crowd at the
local Metnoaist cnurcti last evening,
Reverond Bishop, pastor of tho church
at Croawell, preached n good sermon,
and drew many worohlppors, in the
SLATES MAY COME BACK.
High Price of Paper Forces' Them Into
Use In New Jersey.
Pennsgrove, N. J. Slates may come
into vogue again In south Jersey
schools. In spito of objections to them
on sanitary grounds, as a result of the
shortage and increased cost of paper.
County Superintendent of Schools
Dixon has already issued an order to
pupils of the Salem county schools to
use both sides of the paper lu prepar
ing written lessons.
A number of organizations and
church societies throughout this end of
the state aro collecting and selling otd
paper as nn effective method of raising
funds for their various schemes. The
most systematic paper saving cam
paign in this part of the state is being
conducted at tho new Du Pont vil
lages, where a salvage department has
Old paifcr Is regularly collected In
wagons, and presses have been set up
for baling it Into 100 pound bundles
BEAR IN RUSSIAN ARMY.
Huge Animal Fights With a Regiment
on French Front
Petrograd. Fighting with tho Bus
stun army In France is n huge bear
from the Caucasian mountains, who
seems to enjoy his sojourn ou the
French front fully as much as his mus
ters enjoy theirs.
He Is tho mascot of ono of the Rus
sian regiments that wero transported
hulf.ivay round the world from tho Rus
sian to the French front to show the
solidarity of the nllics.
When the tlmo comes for tho bear's
regiment to go to tho front line
trenches for Us six days of duty the
bear goes along. He keeps tho all night
vigils with the sentinels, am) as there
is nothing else to cat but tho regular
rations brought up from the rear he
permits tho soldiers to divide their
shnro with him.
COUGARS EATING DOGS.
Live Canines as Bait Very Popular
Amanij Mountain Beaits.
Los AHg(iles.-Joliu B, Miller, presi
dent of the Southern California ICdlson
company, tins encountered a. problem
which ho did not consider when he
built his country home In Llveouk can
yon, nortli of Pomona, Inst summer
Tl)o problem Is bow to get rid of the
It not only Is worrying Mr. Miller,
hiit threatens to spread to the county
authorities for determination of tuo
question whether or uot live dogs rauy
bo gsod for bnt
Reports from the Miller home wero
that the tiuckrf of the lion wero as
largo as a mnn'ti hand anil that the dis
tance It covered when It leaped on the
animal killed was fifteen feet.
Hannibal Gets Mark Twain's Chair.
Hannibal. Mu.-A willow chair,
which was Mark Twain's favorlto scot,
lias, ,been presented lo. tio 'boyhood
lionp of the humarlBt lu Hniinlba by
Albert BigcJow palpe. Accompanying
It was a photograph taken by Twain
mated in tbe chair In 1000, upon which
tile humorist wrote: "This Is my best
O in. - i r1 11 i
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OP IT AS YOU CAN IN THE BANK EACH PAY DAY.
YOU WILL BE HAPPY WHEN YOU SEE YOUR BAL
' ANCE GROW AND SEE YOUR MONEY' PILE UP SO ,
IT-CAN REALLY "PROTECT" YOUR OLD AGE.
START RIGHT NOW.
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If you are one of our many customers you'll know
what we mean when we talk of "A square deal.'" If
you are not a customer como and let us show you.
We give upright quality groceries at fair prices. ,Stand
back of everything we sell nnd niako good on It. De
liver promptly. Attend to our business and are al
ways on tho job.
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Law to act as an Executor, Administrator, Guardian
This Is a new service our ofllcers will bo glad to
discuss with you.
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