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THURSDAY, NOV. 22, 11)17.
TUB SPRINGFIELD NEWS
Thnt Will Glnddon tho Soldlor's Heart
Think of tho BoUllora who' nniat iiiIhh Uio Chrlstums
chcor of homo.
Bond tliont glftn and bo miro to mall tiiom curly bo
thoro will bo no dlHiippointmout calmed by delay,
(lifts doHtlnod for Franco should bo mailed now, and
Uioho to American cumpts at leant two weeka boforo
Dlble, Books, Fountain Pons,. Ink Tablets, Stationery, Shaving
Kits, Comfort Kltt, Combs, Brushes, Mirrors, Dentifrices,
Tooth Drushes, Wash Clothe, Pocket Knives, Pocket Cameras,
Pipes, Tobacco, Cigarettes, Hard Candles, Liniments, Adhes
ive Tape, Toot Powders, Etc.
TIioho aro hoiuo of the things whlcli may conven
iently and wlHoly bo Hcnt to our horooH ut tho front.
Wo can fit up any kind of a apodal kit to moot your
roiiulremonlB and pack It for mailing.
Xinao boxoo for thooo who nond homo-mado prooonto
iVOr., IW.- ORE.
-Town and Vicinity j
H. II. I'nrker shipped out throo cnr
laodn of potutooH Inst week.
J. N, KltxKeruhl wnu a business
i visitor In BprliiKflold yesterday.
Wo eorva n Imkory lunch at KgBl
mnnn's cundy kitchen.
A. C. llurdlo tnrnsnctnd business
in SprliiKflotd yostttrndy.
Mrs. Homer Davis, of KuRono, visit
ed relatives In HprltiRflold yesterduy.
ChrlB Ilooson, of Venutn, visited
with hla sisters In Sprlng-flol'd yon
tonlny. Kit your own eyes with opectneloa
T. O. Mnxwoll, who has beon 111 for
several tnonthn has not been no well
tho pust few dnyn.
Mrs. Taylor Needham. of Thurston,
and Mra. Bcoton, of Mabel, woro
Kuusta of Mra. M. M. Mnlo Sunady.
I, I,. Domplur. of WondllnR, ro
! colvod tho bounty on u bobcat pelt
Tuesday at tho county dork's office
All kinds of fine pics and pastrloa
Mr. nnd Mra. J. W. Keys, of Wot-
torvlllo. woro hualnesB vlaltora In
Mabol Fnndrom, of Springfield, has
been 111 nt her homo for tho past
week with tho grippe.
Reliable remedies right reasonable
O. C. Hunt, of Sprlngflold. under
went a ninjor oporatlon at Mercy hos
Mrs. J. A. Oodman and son, George,
wont to Dexter today to visit with
Mra. J. II. Godman and family.
Patronize your homo town, nuy
Mra. O. A. Slocum nnd son, Vorn,
of Valley, Wnshlnfiton, are vlslilng
with Mr. nnd Mrs. O. I). Metcalf, of
A. L. IngallH. of tho Oregon Power
compnny loft yoatordny for Corvnllls,
Dallns, nnd othor points on buslnosB
for tho company.
Soo tho Auto Eyo ToBtor nt Poory's.
Mra. A. 13. Whoolor, of Eugene, nnd
Mrs. W. J. 1'ongrn, of Eugono II. F.
D. 2, spont Monday nftornoon nt tho
homo of G. II. LnrlBon.
Mrs. Wbltton Swnfford, of Eugono,
visited with hor slstor, Mra. W. N,
"Williams, nnd family, of Sprlngflold
Druco Ilarnos, night oporntor nt
tho' lpcnl office of tho Pncltto Tolo
phono and Tolegrnpli union, spent tho
wook-ond nt Vnncouvor, '
A son wns born to Dr. and Mrs. J.
S. Il'almor, formerly of. Mabel, but
now at Amorlcan Lako, Washington,
Mr. nnd Mrs. Howard Paraons hnvo
roturnod to tholr homo at San Fran
Cisco nftor vlBlting with Mrs. Par
sons' mothor, Mrs. Sarah Wnlkor, for
thq ;pnjst two wooks.
Particular pooplo profor purchasing
porfoctly puro potent plllB, powders,
potions, plasters, patonts, pons, papor,
am' ploasing porfumos at Poery's
("Vyolby Stovens bought 24 ncros of
(jottom land, In tho Vitus sub-division
about two miles northoaat of Spring
field on "tho" Mckonilo' river from E.
JT. Fratler Saturday.
J. W. linker, who sold his laundry
innchlnury a fow weeks ngo bus
moved his office from tho I lodes
building to a room In tho Springfield
Wo now hnvo on display a splendid
assortment of Thnnksglvlng, Xinns,
and Now Year postals for Uioho wish
ing to send cards abroad. Ketols.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Fry. of Uils city,
moved tholr household xoodn to
Lowell, where Mr. Fry has a saw
mill, on Tuesday. Tholr son, Edwin
Fry, and family moved to thnt place
Dr. L. M. Sims, of Kahuna, Wash
ington, who hns been visiting with
Chnrlcs Doran and J. T. Do ran and
family, of Springfield, returned yea
terday morning to his home.
John Robertson, who has been op
erating a saw mill at Donna for n
number of yearn, was In Springfield
Monday. Ho has closed the mill for
tho present on account of tho lack of
Mrs. S. M. harlson left Wednesday
for Portland where sh will upend thu
winter with hor daughter. Mrs I.nrl
son hns been visiting tho past sov
oral months with hor son, George
Larlson, and family, of this city.
Fennor Trnvls, son of Mr. nnd Mrs.
A. C. Travis, Is at Stanflold, Oregon,
nudltlng tho accounts of Pruett &
Stanflold, a large business concern
of Uiat city.
NEWS FOR BOYS IN FRANCE
Soldiers In Trenches Will Be Sup
plied by Weekly News Letter
J. C. Dlmm, editor of tho News,
was notified this morning of his ap
pointment as associate editor of tho
Soldier's Weekly News Lottor nnd as
a llfo member of tho Northwest Pat
rloUc Press association.
Tho Soldiers Weekly News Letter
Is published nt Portland and the aim
and objoct Is to supply tho Oregon
boys In tho trenchcB with news from
tholr homo town nnd state. Tho
News Lottor Is not run for profit.
It carries no advertising nor sub
scription charge and tho entire cost
of polishing Is borno by tho North
wost Press association.
In unsmiling this now duty J. C.
Dlmm will npproclato tho cooperation
of tho pooplo of Sprlngflold and vi
cinity In furnishing news of Interest
regarding our soldier boys.
NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF CAMP
247 WOODMAN OF THE WORLD
This Is to Inform you that Neigh
bor Hansom Miller hns boon elected
as assistant clerk of tho camp and
you can pay your dues to him nt his
placo of business on Main Btrcot, and
ho will glvo you receipt for snmo.
HERI1HRT E. WALKER, Clerk.
Christian Endeavor Meeting ...
Tho topic for tho Christian Endea
vor mooting Sunday night Is: "Things
wo ought to bo thankful for." Holon
Roborts will give u rending from
Pollyanna. If you nttond tho moot
ing you will find out why you should
bo thankful for tho bumps rocolvod
in 1017 nnd why you should bo glad
wo aro lri war. Gladys L'oploy will
iud tiio mooting.
' Mrs. Courtrlght Dies
Mrs1. Qoorgo Courtrljpht, , fnrmorly
of Sprlngflold, but lately of Eugono,
died at hor homo In that city Tuosday
Mrs. Courtrght had boon ill for about
Buys 200 Acre Ranch
J, N. Fltrgerald, who livos noar
Sprlngflold, has purchased a 200 aero
ranch . In Northern California, Mr,
fltrgerald spont norao ttmo in that
section last snmiuer. I
POISON GAS NOT CHLORINE
Substance Alone Could Never Causo,
Agony and Internal Injuries Re
ported From France. k
Pittsburgh, Pn. Chlorine Is npt Uib
substance from which poison gases' Is
tniido on the European Imttfcfronts, ac
cording to n paper read before tho
American Electrochemical society con
vention by William I). Marshall, n del
egate. "During tho first year of the war,"
Mr, .Marshal said, "reports from
abniail fri(iiently reached this side,
to tho effect that chlorine wns used
In the form of gas iiltnckH, relensliuc
It from cylinders, or containers,
against tint position of the enemy. .My
own experience with chlorine, ns well
as what I have heard from others on
the subject, lends mi to believe thnt It
nlune could never have caused such
agony nnd Interim! Injuries as were de
scribed, because. In my practice I havo
never seen nor heard of nnybody per
manently Injured by Inhaling chlorine,
although the temporary Inconveniences
nnd pain caused by It seemed ut times
Itather than perform n deadly mis
sion Mr. Marshall said that chlorine
had lent Itself for war purposes In
sanitation, sterilization of wounds, etc.
"BROKE" SOLDIER SAVES LIFE
Lack of Car Fare Brings Htm to
Rescue of Man Hurt by
Minneapolis. If Frank Ilrlckley, prl
vnte with tho First Minnesota hos
pital corps, had had five cents Emit
Drefnhl, 131 Hunker street. St. Paul,
would probably be dead.
Drcfaht was struck by a Chicago
(Ireat Western train nt Wyoming
street and the railway tracks. His left
arm was mangled four inches from
Shortly nfter the accident, Private
Ilrlckley, who was walking to barracks
from South St. Paul, becnuse he did
not havo car fare, met Drefnhl, bloody
and staggering, nt Lucy nnd Concord
He applied n tourniquet to the arm
above the Injury and stopped the flow
of blood, probably saving the man's
FEIGNS BLINDNESS, IS FREE
French Professor In Military Prison
Deceives Germans by Remarkable
Paris. A professor of tho Sarhonne,
he great French university, recently
obtained his release from n German
military prison by a remarkable exer
cise of will power. He fell Into the
hands of the Germans In 1015. Decid
ing nt once to get free In some way,
he feigned blindness.
From thnt time It was Impossible for
the German military doctors or eye
specialists to catch him off his guard.
They subjected him to the severest
known tests. He wns tortured by sci
entific wnys of verifying sightlessness,
but never once depurted from n fixed
He wns finally declared totally blind,
and Included In a recent exchange of
permanently disabled prisoners.
PLAN HOTEL CLEARING HOUSE
New York Has Scheme to Save Vis
itors Inconvenience In Locating
New York. A hotel clearing-house,
with the object of locating without de
lay sultnblu rooms for visitors when
the hotels nre filled, will be Inaugurat
ed, under the auspices of the Hotel
association of New York city. The
congested condition of hotels here nt
certain times during the year, as dur
ing the preseiit world's baseball series,
where visitors who fulled to make res
ervations were .tumble to find accom
modations without considerable trou
ble, led to the decision to organize the
clearing-house. Under the new nr
rnngoment the hotel keepers believe
thnt the troubles of the business so
journer In Now York nro nt iin end.
Lr. Vulorlu II. Parker of Hartford,
'onn., Is thu first wonum noliccinnii
over to bo ulven supervision over oth
er statu policemen In the United
States. Sho is devoting her time to
Interesting thoughtless nnd cureloss
girls near the military cumps ut New
London, Oonn In recreation rooms
and club. Sho has supervision over
five other policewomen.
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IcLUNQ MEN . WHAT' EVERY!
HAS KNOWN FDR 85 YEA
WILL PURCHASE WAGONS
County Court Finds Them Economical
Method of Transportation
The Lane county commissioners,
who recently purchased the large
dump wagons used as trailers In haul
ing rock with tho caterpillar tractor
I (are contemplating the purchase of
several more of Uic same or a similar
pattern of wagons. They have proVed
much more economical as a method
! ' ' ' '
of transporting crushed rock than
, cither teams or motor trucks, tho cost
on the Hayden Dridge road, north, of
Springfield having been about 25 cents
per cubic yard as against 65 cents
asked for hauling In trucks.
William Seehorn on Chauncey
William Seehorn, a former Spring
field boy, waB supposed to be one of
tho members of the crew ok the
United States ship Chauneey, which
was sunk Monday morning. How
over his name is not among the list
of causualtles. Mr. Seehorn was
enlisted as a blacksmith.
Transcript Sent to Supreme Court
The transcript of the case of the
Booth-Kelly Lumber company against
W. J. Williams, in which a Jury ver
dict was rendered in favor of the lum
ber ocmpany, and which was ap
pealed to the supreme court by Wil
liams, waa sent to that trtbaual yes
terday. W. F. WALKER
Office Phone 62; Residence 67-J
West Main SL
Dr. N. W. Emery
SUTTON BLDG. . - PHONE 2(W
RESIDENCE PHONE 129-W
D. W. ROOF
PINE WATCH REPAIRING
SEE US ABOUT
Selling your cream. It will pay
i you. Ask us about feed.
EUGENE FARMERS CREAMERY.
" DR. J. E. RICHMOND
PHONES Office, 3; Residence, 11 tJ
Over Commercial Bank.
The Price of Fuel Is Going Up But the
Cost of Gas Never Increases
We have many satisfied
customers who are using
GAS for COOKING, and HEATING Win
Telephone 58 and we will send
a representative to explain
THE POINT 13: NOW
YOU CAN GET THE
I AROUND HERE1
jZ Chewing Plug
EVERYBODY IS FALLING
INTO STEP-BILL POSTERS
BILLBOARDS ARE BEING
f7' fJASf r-mmsi
WOLF & MILLER
Clothing Store. The Place to
Buy Your Duds.
We List a Few Articles In Stock
Men's and Boys' Dress and Work
Shoes. Ladles and Children's
Dress and Heavy Shoes.
Rubber Boots and
Hats and Caps
Mule Skin Mits
NeckUes and Col
lars Shoe Polishes
Shoe Soles and
WOLF & MILLER
I. O. O. F. Bldfl., Sprlngflold, Ore.
Wooltex Suits on
Through a fortunate circum
stance we have been able . to
purchase from the Wooltex fac
tory a, lot of suits at a discount
of 25 per cent, To this lot we
have added many from our reg
ular stock to be sold at 25 per
cent discount. You know these
exclusive Wooltex creations in '
suits are worthy your attention.
You will find the most wanted
materials such as Poiret twills;
hroadcloths and mixtures in the
Remember every Wooltex
garment is guaranteed to be
fine wool, sewed with silk and
the materials thoroughly shrunk
$50.00 SUITS SELLING AT
$40.00 SUITS SELLING AT
$35.00 SUITS SELLING AT
A big special lot of coats and
$25.00. Come and see them.
80S WILLAMETTE ST.
A. L. IWSALW. MM
OF OOR PATENT AIR-PROOF POUCH
GRAVELY PLUG TOBACCO
MADE STRICTLY FOR ITS CHEWING QUALITY
KEEP FRESH IN THIS SECTION.
NOW THE PATENT POUCH KEEPS IT
FRESH AND CLEAN AND GOOD.
A LITTLE CHEW OF GRAVELY IS ENOUGH
AND LASTS LONOER THAN A BIG CHEW
OF ORDINARY PLUG.
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The S. O. S. Band
will give a Cance in the
Friday Evening, Nov. 23
Big Parade and Concert on
Streets Before Dance
Gentlemen 50 cts. Ladies, Free
The personel of the "S. Ql
S." band of Eugene is as fo3
lows: Billy Pearman, comet; Jliti
Watson, baritone; Alf Dillanil
trombone; Mr. Barlatt, trorra
bone; Wayne Hurd, snatrc
drum; Mike Gross, base drum