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WE FIELDS IMI"T2E.I L,FE
the BPniNoraeyo news
MONDAY, MARCH 12.
TO HELP OUT TRAVELERS
Entrances to Important Harbors tootd Thousand, or fmi Abov
L.V.I in KOCKItt.
Are Quickly Protected.
Denver. Travelers accustomed te
Tradition That It Will Last Only
There la a general and widespread
notion, wtilch tho curious Investigator
will And scattered throughout both
medieval and modern literature, Uiat
tho world will Inst 0,000 years from tho
ACTIVITIES OF OTHER
Donna, March 11. Mrs. II, W. dun-
COAST ARTILLERY IS READY, the sound of foff bells on tho AUau. j date of lta creation. An Inscription In , . , r. ',' " " "
cd. pcrx ono or Martin Luther's books rends as , , . " '
9Evry Squar Foot of WaUr N.ar Port
f New York Mad Un.afo Ev.n For
Wowbo.t Roar Admiral Knlaht Sot
-About Safeguarding Narragantott
y Naval District.
Washington. When the break with
Qenn:inj- came two of the most elabo
rate and Intricate mine fields that a
nation ever devised for tho safeguard
ing of a city's water gates were plan
ned by the coast artillery and tho
-corps of engineers to protect tho on--trances
to the. waters Immediately
about New Vork. It was n task which
"was completed In all save the last de
tail, tho actual laying of the mines, and
hese were stored by hundreds at Kort
Totten nnd Sandy Hook, ready for the
message from -the war department
whleh would send tho mine layers out
with their gingerly handled burdens.
Tho aggressiveness and determina
tion with which nn attack can be deltv
red are n lesson of tho European war
which has not been lost upon the mul
ctary and naval ofllclnls of this country.
tic br Pacific const will bo atnased.
chance, to hear tho warnliut rtnsr coxt i follows: "Elijah, tho prophet, said that
tDe world ami cxisteu S.OOO yenra uo-
summer from 10,000 to 14,000 feet
abovo tho sea lovel In tho llocky moun
talhs. The tragic end of tho Rov. Thornton
R. Sampson of Texas, who disappeared
In the Rocky Mouxtntn National rk
whllo on a walking tour, has resulted
In plana to safeguard tho precipitous
nnd dangerous trails of the park.
I C Way, supervisor of tho Colo
rado playground, has devised tho plan
of having fog bells scattered along tho
trails nt Intervals from a quarter to n
half inllo apart on Flat Top. Loups
peak, Ilnllets glacier and Unllcts peak.
Tho bells will bo of deep touo nnd will
bo operated by a system simitar to
Tho bells will bo placed on posts
about seven feet high. Suspoudcd over
tho bell wilt bo a small, light wooden
paddle. The slightest broczo will tilt
the pnddlo and ring the bclL There
probably would not bo ono day In tho
year when the breexo would be Insuf
ficient to ring tho bell.
Whllo the mountains aro not too dan
gerous for travel, even tho most expe
rienced traveler sometimes will loso
the trolls In tho mountains. About
11,000 feet above sea level nnd nbovo
timber lino heavy clouds sometimes
totally obscure tho sight of tho trav
eler. Walking In tho face of tho wind
with his head lowered, ho Is apt to
lose bis bearings.
foro tho law was given (from Adam to
Moses), would exist U.0OO years under
tho Mosaic law (from Moses to Christ)
visit friends nnd relatives.
Max a iron mntlo n business trip
to Sprlngdold Friday,
John AdaniB mndo a business trip
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Dopartmont of tho Interior, U, 8.
.nnd Olllco nt Rosohurg, Oregon,
Fobrunry 1, 1017.
NOT1CK Is hereby glvon that, ns
directed by tho Commissioner of tho
General Land olllco, umlor provisions
or boo. iM&r, it. h pursunnt to tho
nppllcntlon of Frank It. OJinmbors.
Bjrlnl No. 09110, wn will offer nt pub
lo snlo, to the highest bidder, but nt
tit loss than 16.00 per ncro, nt 10
oolook a. m.. on tho fiOth day of March.
t, xt, nt thin olllco, tho following tract
o land: tho Lot 8, soo. 28, T, 17 8,
i.. a west, wmnmoito Moriuion.
Tho nnto will not bo ketit onou. but
Ylll bo declared closed when hoo
iao Aiosnic law irum mioses io vurtsiM . . ... , , , , l""' uo uocinrcu ciosou wnen "noso
and 2,000 years under tho Christian "181 TUr8(,ny t0 Mnrcola nnd Mnbol. 'pent nt the hour named hnvo censo-l
PLANT AT SAN DIEGO
dispensation, nnd thcu It would to
Iti tho Etrurian account of tho crea
tion (by Sutdas) there la a similar tra
dition, 'Tho Creator spent 0,000 ycara
in creation, and 0,000 more nra allotted
to tho earth."
In tho black letter edition of Foxo'a
"Acts nnd Monuments" tli!32) there is
a wholo sermon given with tho 0,000
year limit of tho earth's duration as a
Some writers contend that tho "six
days" referred to in Holy Writ really
mean 0,000 years nnd that tho "seventh
day" la a type of tho coming millen
nium, or "Sabbath of a thousand
Tho psalmist Bays; "For n thousand
years are In thy sight as yesterday"
(Psalm xc, 4). See nlso II l'etcr 111. a
which is even more specific
Mm. W. C. Snnvnv lft hum tnr Iffii. U UUlllg. TIlO UOrson (linking t 10 ll Kit
... ... , v, .... . . .. .,, - - .
Kono thla mornlnr in tin m..n inn. . u,u w, " ri'imirwi 10 inmiiHiimo
Kcno iuib morning 10 uo somo snop- i, . tn , .,P(,V. .,. .,,
Mr. If. W. QuBtln mndo n buslnosi' .Any persons claiming adversely tho
'utirinjui.nui.Mi mini urn uuviHeu 10
trip to Eugeno today.
E. E, Roptlro transacted somo bush
noss hero last Wednesday.
Loo Soavoy nttended tlio party glvon
nt Mnrcoln Thursday ovenlng In honor
of Miss Pearl Walker.
Mrs. Mlko Webber of SprlngfloM
vlsttod relatives hora yesterday.
John Adams mndo n bUBlnesa trip
to Eugono Friday.
Tho Mlssos Allco nnd Dorrls Robert
son who have been visiting frlondrf
nnd relatives here for tho past wook,
returned homo this morning.
f o their claims, or objections, on or
before tho tlmo doslgnated for snlo.
W, II. Canon, Iteglstor,
"ob. 12,19.20; March r.,12.
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THK
STATE OF OREOON FOR
In tho mnttor of.
Notlco of final
or R. It. Konx
NOTICE Is hereby given that th
undorslgnod. ndmlnlstrntrlx of tho on
I tnto of R. II. Knox, deceased, hns lllod
POISON GAS BEETLES.
New $300,000 Station Is Made
Ready For Work After Sat
Fum.s With Whch Bombardiers Keep
Their Enemies at Bay.
.Most people think that tho uso of
poison gas In warfare Is a purely
human, or perhaps ono should say In
human, idea. Yet tho plan hns been
adopted by nature. Certain kinds of
beetles known as bombardiers and
called by scientists Brachtuus niako
free uso of polsouous fumes to keep
their enemies at bay.
A typical sieclcs known as Brachl-
uus crepitans Is largely attacked by
Miss Ida Spores visited friends In 1 no.r ,n,,ftl account In tho matter of tin
augono osiorun, '( rmmiv n...n.. .....i n. ;.....
Ooldio Fuwvor Is loader of Urn C. ( boon made and entered of record dir.
E. tomorrow evening. cctlug this notlco nnd sotting Monday
Miss Ethnlvn Nipknlunn who im tho Oth day of April. 1917. at tho hour
been 111 with pneumonia for quite lilf' .f?r Ji"K
whllo Is again nhlo to be nrdund. ' nd for tho final settlement f milil
Miss Leone Hnrgor Is giving n pnrlv estato.
Dated this 3rd day of March, 1017.
Dr. N. W. Emery
SUTTON 8LD0, . PHONE SO-J
RESIDENCE PHONE 129-W
HERBERT E. WALKER v
Oflka fn City Hull. SprlngHsld. Ort
Mndo to Monsuro Suits
Lemley Suit House
Dr. ADALINE KEENEY FERRIS
Homeopathic Physician and Surges
omce, llaptlst i'nnouuKo
Corner Second nnd C Streets
HOURS! 8 TO 1. l'HONE 49
W. F. WALKER
Office Phone 02; Residence
West Main St.
this ovenlng In honor of hor birthday.
Thurston, Mnroli 10. Roy
,ton la sick with tho grip.
Molvln Needhnm of Pleasant
visited hero Tuesday.
D. W. ROOF, JEWELER
FINIS WATCH REPAIRING
ANNIE KNOX. rADFPfll nnNsniPWTioim
Ed in Is-
Administratrix of tho os
tnto of It, II. Knox, decoased
March C, 12, 19, 20; April 2.
BAB ADillB&L EMQIIT.
It Las certainly proved of vast value
to the coTst artillery, which as a sec
nd and third line of defense will be
-tntjnJ3ted with the defense of New
York. The first line Is the navy, tho
Toarth Is the mobile army.
Newport. R. L, the seat of a torpedo
3"aeturr, a mine base, fuel station, mu
nition magazines, the naval war col
lege and other departments of high
-naval importance, was formally trans--tfe.rred
from the control of Collector of
Customs Fitzsimmons to Rear Admiral
-Austin M. Knight The latter Immedl
mtely set about protecting the harbor
-asxd the entire Nnrragansett bay naval
district against any emergency.
Mines were collected at Forts Greble
.-alsd Adams ready for distribution In
4Jie waters of the harbor approaches.
.Every strategic center was placed un
3fr duuble guard, the public was re
2f'ied admission and troops refused
4t'ave at- absence except In special ln
:8fances. Otflccrs received what is
4;nown as the "mobilization slate." In-ull'-atlng
the posts which they will be
called upon to 011 In the event of an
netua! mobilization order.
The naval torpedo factory was espe-.
-viaiiy busy. Extra time by workers
-;ind operation In sblffs have been or
dered. while efforts were made to re
':ruit 00 additional machinists. Three
torpedo boat destroyers, with a full
quotn of torjicdoes. are protecting the
Yactory nnd ready nt the some time to
perform such other dut'es :is the com
nandant may order.
n - 1 1 -
Y -rrs BEAL SPORT."
This Fighting of Duels In Air, Aviator
on Furlough Says. - '
"Cleveland. 0.-"It's real sport." said
'Robert Rockwell, a member of the
'Ftencb aviation service, who is home
on a furlough.
""The Americans In the service.' said
ItockwelL "look upon It ns sport. They
forget it Is war. When we come back
and. laughing, tell how some enemy
"blrdmun escaped, our officers remind
-us we are 'at war.' "
Rockwell went to France two years
-ago as a member of the hospital serv
4ce. lie Joined the air squad last
.ilaich. He will rejoin tho service on
tbe Somme front. His cousin, Ktffln
JRockwell, was killed lu an air duel.
San Diego, Cal. The new S300.000
wireless telegraph station was recent
ly completed and officially put in com
mission after suitable tests. It is tho
largest and most powerful radio sta
tion in the western hemisphere and is
capable of carrying for 12,000 miles
Messages from tho British fleet cruis
ing In the North sea, from tho high
powered German plant at Berlin and
from American ships and from Aus
tralia havo been Intercepted.
Three units In tho globe encircling
radio service of tho United States navy
are now completed. These are the sta
tions nt Ban Diego, Arlington and
Darien (Panama canal zone). A fourth
Is under construction nt Manila.
The three C00 foot aerial towers form
a triangle. They contain 1.000,000
pounds of fabricated steel and aro the f eld
largest rauio towers In the world.
They are 150 feet In width nt the base
nnd eight feet nt tho apex. They aro
NOTICE FOR PUDLICATION.
Department of thu Interior, U. S.
Ray Rennlo was In Thurston Thum L-id Olllco at Roseburg. Oregon.
certuln ground beetles. Theso ground 'day buying oats for Lester Mllllcun , , , l,mT.c" 19''
beetles are very active and can easily of Waltorvlllo. I NOTICE ! hereby given that lr
After quite n stay at this place Ray Oregon, who, on Fobruary 18. 101 1.
Mitchell has returned to the ranch at mado Homestead Entry, Sorlnl, No.
pleasant Hill. 09393, for tlio Lots 4 nnd G of, Section
Mr nnd Mm Wn1ln Pilmlainn .ml l"' ownsnip unngo u wilia-
mr. aim Mrs. Wnltor hdmlston and .,, Mri,ii ,. i,i ,,nn,.n nf
daughter, Wilia, spent tho day Sunday intention to mako Final Three-year
wiin Air. and Mrs. Will Culver nt Mt. I'roor, to establish claim to tlio land
Vernon. i above described, boforo I. P. Hewitt,
a n Pnitivnii .uiii !,.- . u. s. (.Tomiuissionor, at ins omco, nt
A. U. teltwoll will lonvo soon for v,,ann nn,mn !, "nir, .toJ f
Caldwell Idaho to tako care of -10 ADril 1917
nenti or uorses which aio left tlior-?. I
Tho snow Is reported qulto dcop nt
that plaCo. j
Miss Marjorlo Phettcplace has re
turned homo from Eugeno. !
overtake the bombardiers. Just as they
get within reach, however, a very
strange thing happens. Tho bombar
dier ha 8 tho power of ejecting a pecul
lar liquid, which, When It comes Into
contact with the atmosphere, bursts
Into a sort of pale green flame. This Is
Immediately followed by a kmd of
Now. this smoke has a remarkable
effect upon the pursuer. No sooner do
the fumes come Into contact with tho
ground beetle than the creature Is
blinded and stupefied. A strange pa
ralysls overtakes the Insect, and It
seems unable to movo any farther.
Quite a while elapses before the ground
bcetlo recovers. In tho meantime tho
bombardier makes good his escape-
DR. J. E. RICHMOND
PHONES Office, 3; Residence, 11S-J
Over Conimercial Bank,
Notice to Lot Owners.
Mra. Frank Shaw of Eugono Is visit
ing at tho Jiome ofMr. and Mrs. John
Tho thigh school girls wore antici
pating having a party all to tholrsclvei
Jast evening but to their surprise th 1
Claimant mimes an witnesses:
Charles I. Taylor, of McKonzIo Bridge
Harvey O. Hays, of McKenslo Brldgo.
A. L. Ynniall, of Eugono, Oregon.
George Moody, of Mclionzlo Brldgo.
W. II. CANON. Reglstor
Mch. 8,12.15,19,22,26.29; April 2,5.9.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of tho Intorlor, U. S.
Land Office at Roseburg, Oregon.
March 10. 1917.
NOTICE is horoby given that Harry
ots Jn the Laurel Hill Comotory are
bireby glvon notlco to settle accounts
placed 1,100 feet apart. Huge pcrce- Bt once or remaining portions of- lot t
Iain Insulators embedded in concrete "nuseo win do som as per rules or
fo.rin the base of each leg of the tow- Cemetery.
er3- I CEMETERY COMMITTE
The receiving room Is absolutely Feb. 15. Ono mo.
sound proof, the wnlls and floors being ;
paucieu with asbestos. There are four
distinct and complete controlling sets
Installed in the receiving room, en- j
abllug any one of the four operators or i
all four simultaneously to send and re-1
ceivo messages. i
Tho aerials or antennae weigh six
teen tons and have a sag between tow
ers of 100 feet They are twice as large
as those strung from the Eiffel tower
In Paris. The helix is fourteen feet In
diameter and eleven feet in height, or
nine feet higher than the helix used In
ordinary naval and commercial sta
All persons indebted to the Spring boys put in their nppearanco dressed . ; "ayoB. of McKcnzIo Bridge, regon,
.i r,i r n n n X , no i..na , who, on September C. 1910 mad- Horn
)ld Lodge I. O. O, F. number 70. for as ladles. Fm1 awa No ocr71 for
WOMAN IS A MAIL CARRIER.
8he Brave Winter and Bad Roads In
Baltimore. Braving snow, sleet.
drifts, biting winds in the winter and
blistering nnd scorching heat In tho
summer. Miss Julia M. Shafer of Knox
vllle. Md., for twelve years has served
the United States as rural mall car
She is now covering the same routo
her father traveled fourteen years ago,
when the route first was established.
Miss Shafer In those days was a sub
stitute for her father; now tlio father
Is substituting for her.
in the twelve years that Miss Shafer
has carried mail it is estimated that
sho has traveled 03,000 miles. She
makes twenty-five miles six days of
the week. With the exception of tho
regular fifteen day annual vacation,
Miss Shafer has been off duty only
thirty days in twelve years.
JU S. LAYS SUBMARINE NET.
"it Block Entrance to Hampton Roads
and la Two Miles Long.
"Norfolk, Va. As a protection against
Icwtlle submarines a powerful steel net
. has been placed in Ilampton Roads be
t tween Fort Wool nnd the government
lier nt Fort Monroe. The net blocks
mntranco to the entire channel of the
i too 3s and affords absolute protection
tofFort Monroo and Old Point Com
ttott .Tho net was laid with so much se
crecy that its presenco was uot known
until masters of vessels were forbidden
to pass over it without authority irom
the commanding officer of the navy im
ttrol boat now ori duty In the roads.
'Tbo net Is about two miles Ion jr. lt
efficiency twi" ' '. bv '1A '".
of the wteHfcf.
LINER SAVES TWO AT SEA.
Barge Crew Drifting In Ice Covered
Craft Get $40 Purse.
New York. The Ward liner Sara
toga, from Havana, brought In two
seamen. Jose Faria nnd Manual Bap
tlsta, crew of the coal barge Edward
F. Clark, which, with her sister barge,
the Theodora Palmer, broke away from
tho ocean tug Minnie In a northwest'
erly blast. The Saratoga fell In with
the Chirk, covered with Ice and the
seas breaking over her, about 240 miles
south of Sandy Hook.
Thf two men launched a dory and
rrvi .1 to the Saratoga and boarded her
j.,- u Mil ladder. Captain Miller of the
Saratoga also noted another barge fly
ingvdlstrcsa signals with n tank stand
ing by nnd preparing to take off the
r vcn. Passengers nf the Snoitor.a
V ' up a purse of ?-10 for thu twe
For$al8, Rent, Wanted, Eto.
You occasionally see It stated thut
eoldB do not result from cold weathu-.
That Is rank foolislmoss. Woro It
true colds would bo as prevalent m
midsummer as In midwinter. The
microbe that causes colds flourishes
in damp, eoldweather. To get rid of
a cold take Chamberlain's Cough Remo
dy. It Is effectual and Is highly rec
ommended by people who havo used
(lt for many years as occasion required
and Know its real value. Obtalnablo 1
j r, nnd SEU of NWli of, Section 13.
I Township 10S. Rango 5E.. Wll!rir-e f
Meridian, hnH filed notlco of Intention
to mako Flnnl Flvo year P'o' trt
establish claim to n'm
described, before I. P. Howltt. It. S.
Commissioner, nt his olllco; at Eugono,
Oregon, on tho 20th day of April; 1917
Clnlmant names ns witns'"
H. Port Sloan, of McKcntli Urh'g
Arthur K Ilelknnp.of McKonMe Itr'v
.io8f"h Tprmnn. of MeKcnzIn P"Hg
William Yale, of MrKonzin prlrttre.
W. H. CANON. R'PlHtor
Mch. 12,15,19,22,20.29; April 2,5,9.
LOST Agate brooch between Fifth
and O streets and the High school.
Leave at New8 office.
FOR RENT: 5 room house, garden
and barn, 158 South B street. Spring
WANTED Olri or woman for general
housework. Four in family. In
quire of Mrs. J. C. DImm, 710 C
street. Phono is 127-W.
FOR SALE: Early potatoes for seed;
also baled hay. P. H. Emery, Phone
17 F 12.
LOT of one acre In West Sprlngflold
will trade for property In Spiini;-
field on paved street if conditions can
be made satisfactory.
J. W. Neet, Phono 44 F 13.
Several hop men of the vicinity
thavo commenced grubbing.
f pu VtltttttA QnlmAti Itrkrwrt fa onntt il.
escont from n severe attack of tonsil
itls, having boon confined to her homo
In West Sprlngflold for thrco wooks.
In nmkliiK purchuHcs of groc
eries, quality should Lo tho
deciding factor lu placing
A low price almost Invariably
means highest cont In tho end.
Quality lacking means money
We carry dcpontltiblo goods,
Price Is right and pou're safe
!n buying here.
Nice & Miller
Wo dellvor all orders.
FOR SALE Practically now Oliver
Typewriter number 5. Machine is
equipped with tabulator and back
spacer. It is In good running order.
Call at the News offloo and have It
BUGS FOR HATCHING Barred Rock
No eggs offered except from bona
producing 200 eggs or hotter. $2.00
for setting of 15 eggs,
S. B. MoKeel, Springfield
FARM LOANS At the lowest raw
and on the easiest terms to bo bad.
3. C. Holbrook, Springfield.
OR SALE Nine acre farm one fourth
mile east of Croswell. Rlvor bottom
land all in cultivation. Has four
acres of iuganborrles, one nnd, soven
eighths acres in red raspberries in
bearing intermingled with four year
old apple trees. Has houee, barn,
, and modern chicken bouses with
fennod tr piirhs. .jko of- hn? t a
wsetii '.('liretii A5 '.nn .k ' .
Made in Springfield
A DIRECTORY OF MERCHANTS AND BUSINESS MEN WHO WANT YOUR
BUSINESS AND WILL GIVE YOUiGOODVALUES
The House of Quality
EGGIMANN'S CANDY KITCHEN phone 61
For light, heat and power.
"Made in Springfield."
Oregon Power Co.
Shoes, Harness. Socks and
Overalls. Miller's Shoe Grease
Wolf & Miller
SPRINGFIELD, . - OREGON
YOU GET ALL THE NEWS THAT'S
"MADE IN SPRINGFIELD"
. . IN THE
EVERY MONDAY AND THURSDAY
Subscription $1.50 per year
The Booth Kelly Lumber Co.
4 foot Slab Wood. $2.00
per Cord at the Mill
Springfield Flour Mills
BAKORE Hard Wheat Patent
Try mo, Oct acquainted. You will like ms. But
vnlue for your inonoy of any flour In Springfield,
You know I am well liked by all bread makers.
Wo glvo'xoU'JJ.oirt lor your monoy in floyr and feed
or airrr.i i
u any lithor place n town.