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THURSDAY, APRIL" 11, "1018.
TUB SPRINGFIELD NEWS
When a prcHcrlptlon Ih to bo compounded to combat
sorlouB lllncfw nothing bat tke mmt eclontlfic acrvlco
should bo considered. ' I ifc.
Wo liavo everything proscribed .by physicians find our
compounding Is conducted with caro and skill., j
Do not oconomlzo on. dniga ,that arc actually heedqd., '
Consult u physician In nil cases of serious -ninewjtand
bring your prcHcriptionB to us to bo'compounded so that
tho medicines will net tme.
Notwithstanding tho superior chnractor of our pro
scription service our prices aro no higher than nro
fig. , i it
1UWU ttHU VlCliiiOy
Mrs. Harry Gre.Bman of Pleasant
Hill waa In 8prlngfleld yesterday.
, Mr. and Mra. E. . Culp of Morcola
,were In this city yosterday on business
M, J. Wearin of Waltorrlllo was in
this city yosterday on business. I
See the auto eye tester at Peerr'a.
E. B. Morrison of this city shipped
two cara of bay out this weak.
m hb mm ii . .
Roland Fox and Jim Cooloy of
Douglas Gardens wero In town yestor
dBy. John Willis or Cottngo Grovo had a
major operation performed Friday at
tho Mercy hospital.
Egglmann'B whero quality Is count
Ponvor Young, who left last week
for Portland has secured a position In
a' store there.
Mra. C. B. Lyon, who haa been qulto
ill at her homo for the past two weeks,
is much Improved.
Mra. Rosa of Eugono is in tho Spring
., . . . ... .
field hospital convalescing from a ma -
Mra. Ida LarlBon, Spre)la :CorsO'
tierre. Phone 115W, Springflf Id. adv.
Tho Sprlngflold Feed company has
received throo care of foed and two
cam of hay thin week.
Mrs. J. E. Richmond and baby wero
dismissed from tho Springfield hos
pital Tuesday. ,
Tho Springfield ladles of the G. A.
R. donated 134.35 to the Lane county
Rod Cross Monday.
Best Bhoo Repairing at
WOLF & MILLER '
C., E. WHIford of Fall Creok loadod
his' household goods thor'o yestorday
for shipment to Rupert, Idaho.
. R. R. Dcadmond of Lcaburg had a
Major oporatlon Friday at tbo Mercy
A major oporatlon was performed
Friday on J. A. Walburn of Wondllng
by a local physician.
f Tho Dread which never falls. Eggl
i mann's Candy Kitchen and Bakery adv
''V. Dell Dutler, electrician at tho
Waltervlllo plant, moved to Portland
Mrs. L. Noct of Fall Creek had a
-major operation Tuesday at tho Morcy
hospital. The operation was porfprm
ed by a local physician.
Shoes for Men
The W. A- HALL Shoe Store
Bttaittn Fourth dntf Fifth .i " 'fi
Acabol Fiih of thin cltr cpent Bun-
day In JuncUon City, visiting with;
friends and relatives there.
M' Al Land of wae In 8pring-
"6r mtolckl treatment.
Ho returned homo ycctsrdny.
Frank Miller of Landax Is In town
for treatment for an Infocted wound
caused wbllo working In tho Hylan'd
logging camp there,
Mr. and Mrs. George Rowland of
nolldrldgc, Nebraska aro visiting at
tlin lintnn rf tl O IN at It nnrl fnmaplv
of this city.
Demand Victory Bread from your
Grocer. They'll got It from Eggl
j mann's. adv.
' Mrs. L. M. Butler of this city ac
companlcd her two llttlo grandsons
j to their homo in Marshtlcld Saturday
Tho son of Will Rcglo of Portsmouth
Ohio, who is visiting Mrs. Julia God
man of this city, It taking treatment
W. T. Emerson of Ncwburg had a
major oporatlon Friday'-at-the Mercy
hospital. The operation waa perform-
ed by a local physician.
i Fit your own eyes with spectacles
, , , .
John Innls, who ran n barber shop
In-this 'city 'several months ago, was in
Springfield Tuesday. Ho Is now locat
cd at Lcona.
Mlsa Fay Anderson of Douglas Gar
'dons visited Sunday at tho homo of Mr.
and, :M rs. E. W.. LeVoo at Hayden
bridge. ' '
1 E. WuLoVoo and daugnter Robin woro
in Sprlngflold Tuesday on business.
Miss LoVoo visited at the high school
, during tho afternoon.
Harry MoFarland of Ashland spont
a few days hero at. tho homo of Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Howard enrouto to Port
land whore ho will enlist in tho nut
For salo cheap or trado. Good
Sprlngflold houso and lot closo in. Pay
down what you can, balanco on tlmo
or will tako Ford car. This la a bar
gain. Address, 45, Bast 13 avo., Eu-
gone. Ore. adv.
Mrs, Sadlo Ragland of this city loft
last week for Myrtlo Creek, Oregon,
whoro sho will mako an extended visit
with relatives and friends.
Reliable remedies right reasonable
S. H. Seibort and son Leslie of this
cHy Ipft yestorday morning for Orogon
City, Oregon. Thay have aocurod em
ployment in the papor mills in that
,1M Reward, f Iff t
HmxxI ie iMrfi that thr H at Uast on I
nWUYo cur In nil Ks'staffciT and that l
Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh 9hH (a, the wiljr
poMtlve eur now known to the wwJIchI
iraurnlty. Otarrln'Mmr' Constitutional
d !, rnoulrfa, .roaolUmiOMl twal
mrnt. Half's Catarrh Cur Is taken In
urnallr, aditi dlwelly upas Die Mood
and mucous surface Kf the sys lets, tlitro
by ilMtroylnir the foundation or the dl
mm, and giving the patient strength by
bulldln up the constitution and ae xilnc
nature In doing- Its work. Tho proprietors
have so much foHh In It curative row
er that they olTrrOne Hundred Dollars
for any ee that It falls to cure. Bend
for list of testimonials.
AMrrMl V. J, C1I15HRT CO., Toledo, O.
Bold br all IruBtlli, 11c.
Take Hall's VimWr I'llle for eonatlpatlea.
E. E. Morrison shlppod two cars of
tablo potatoos oat this wook and one
car of sood potatoes to points In tho
Mrs. Robert Sldwcll went to Coburg
Tuesday to bo with her son Austin Sld
wcll who Is seriously 111 at his .home
in Coburg. Mr. Sidwpli has bocn ill
for somo tlmo.
Mrs. F. B. Wllmot of Sprlngflold
JuncUon is convalescing from aaovcro
attack of pneumonia. She Is In tho
J, F. Aubrey of Jasper caught his
hand In a gopher trap last Tuesday
Infecting a sovero wound. Blood polo
inlng set in and ho Is now In this city
for medical treatment,
",frs. Barbara A Darling who rocontly
aoved to Lebanon from this city, waa
In Springfield yesterday and today ls
iiltig her son William Darling and" his
Mr. McPhcrson, who Is working for
.tho Booth-Kelly company at Wcndllng
was .taken ill last week and was
brought to Springfield Sunday for
ParUcnlar people prefer purchasing
perfectly pure potent pills, powders,
potions, plasters, patents, pen-), paper,
and pleasing perfumes at Peery's
Painstaking Pill Parlor.
Halllo Bryon of this city, who has
bocn attending the local high school
has discontinued his school work and
loft Tuesday ovonlng for hoseburg
whoro ho will work.
Dr. W. "W. Hart, who formerly lived
In this city, visited friends here Thurs
day. Ho has enlisted in tho army as
a dentist surgeon and expects to leave
for tho oast at once.
Herbort Moon. Fred Lcmley. Hugh
Lansborry, and Glen LeVeo all memr
hers of the 3C1 Ambulance corps at
Camp Lewis spent Sunday at their
homes in this city.
Mrs. J. S. Draco and son Willard of
this city left this morning for Gold
smith whoro they will visit for several
days with Mrs. Bruco's daughter "Miss
Bertie Bruce, who is teaching in tho
Mlas Sadie Lambert and Earl Bald
win motored to Wcndllng Sunday to'
visit at the homo of Miss Lambert's
atint and Uncle, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hill
who recenUy movod to Wcndllng from
Miss Marlon Richmond and Miss
Merle Nlmmo, teachers In tho Spring
field public schools, spent last week
end nt tha homo of Miss Nimmo's par
ents in Albany.
For -salo or trado, 6 acres, fine
land, 4 acroB prunes bearing, 4 room
Bungalow", near Santa Clara. Will
trado for Sprlngflold proporty.
Soo GORE & ROWE. adv.
Mrs. J. II. Brown of Thurston, who
haB been visiting during tho winter
with her son in Canada, returnod Fri
day evening. Sho was tho guest of
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Browning of this
city until Saturday, when she went on
to hor homo In Thurston.
Those registered at tho Sprlngflold
hotol -this week nro Waldon Trotter;
Ltjo Mlllor; John Browman; R. 0.
Wilkinson; Harry Bauman and wife,.
Notl; Oris Wilkinson Coburg; B. Wk
Snipers, Leaburg; John IIlndersr'A.
Anders; M. A. Young, Coburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard "Woods1, 'find
family of ' this city moved to Eugono
Monday, whoro hjr. Woods will bo in
chargo of tho spiling of tho Welnhard
products in Lano county. Ho was 'for
merly foromdri of tho Wolnhard's Icb
and Cold Storage plant here.
Card of Thanks
Wo, the ladles of. tho G. A R., wish
to thank all those, who ably asslstod
us in' giving tho war relief dance, oa-
poclally Messrs, Ppery and Winron
roidi ., . adv.
To Work In Shipyard
Mr. and Mrs, I.. W. Bailor of this
t.iitv left. .Mondoy for Portland wnero
Hr, Bpkor will bo oraployod. Ho has
work in n. Bhlpyard thoro.
t M. N. Thompson of thi city who
hkn been on an extended trip o Bead
apd' otter points InEastcrn, Oregon
returned. oW Friday! . His trip was
raado In the interests of his "mining
property thore. Bcforo his return he
I visited, Vancouver and the,, Vancouver
V.. u -I. "
Mr. and";Mr. C; T, Wllspn and son
Raymond have been visiting for the
past week nt the homo of Mrs. WIN
son's mother Mrs, J. A, Godtnan of tills
city. Their home is. In. Marcola.
Tho Springfield Mill and Ele,yator
company shipped two car loads of
flour out this week. They were load
od on Morrison's spur,
Uto Growmore in your garden, rind
you will raise enough more- stuff to
buy a Liberty Bond. 21b. cans only
3Cc, 261b. sacks JZ.35. Remember,
Gromoro Is 4 times as strong as other
fertilisers and goes 4 times as far and
costs less money. See us for Early
Seed Potatoes, Onion Seta, harden
Seeds, etc Springfield Feed Comp
There will be a basket social at the
Glenwood school on Friday eve&lBg
April 12, at eight P. M. A good pro
gram will bo given, after which tke
baskets will be auctioned. All ladies
are invited to bring baskets and help
the schol, as the proceeds will go for
Junior Red Cross work. adv.
BIG PROJECT NEAR HERE
Will Irrigate Eighteen Thousand Acres
Among the water permits Issued
during the first quarter of this year
by John H. Lewis, State Engineer,
according to a statement issued by
his office, was that of the Lane county
irrigation project between the Willam
ette and McKenile rivers near Spring
The largest Irrigation project un
dertaken during the last quarter was
that of R. iLrQfnham, whose offices
are Jn California. Tho company con
templates tho Irrigation of 18,000
acres of land In Lane county, for
which it proposes to use the waters
of the McKcnzie river, stored In Fish
anil Clear lakes. The cost of the pro
ject will bo $270,000.
s. .Baptist Church
.aandar-sShooI at 10 A. M. Preach
injj'nt.ll A. M. The subject of the
morning sermon will bo: "Sorrow For
SlnV" Tho young people will meet at
7, P.- M. and the church service at
8:00 P. M. The subject will be "Bap
tists and the War." Prayer meeting
Thursday evening at 8 P. M. The
subject being "The State of Man,"
Walter Bailey, pastor.
Sundaxvschool at 10 A. M. Preach
ing at 11 A. M. The morning subject
In -the' evening there will be Christian
Endeavor at 7 P. M. and church serv
ices at 8 P. Jf. The subject for the
ovenlng will bo "Beginning from Jer
uselem." SPECIAL NOTICE
Parties owing us can make their
payments at First 'National or Coinmer
cial State Bank.
HAYDEN & METCALF. ",
Armenian Fund Grows
At noon Tuesday the local Armen
ian fund had reached the sum of 178.00
The drive has only been on a short
while: This sum will probably be in
creased in the next few days. The
solicitors for tho town of Springfield
wero Mrs. J. P. Rabley, Mrs. Sue Gilo,
and Mrs. W. B. McKInney. Besides
tho amount turned tn thero Is more
than $9 In pledges which will bo paid
Organlzea Home Guard
At an enthusiastic meeting bold at
Coburg Sunday afternoon, a home
guard battalion was organized, and 45
men signed up as initial members.
Judqo G, F. Skipworth made the. prin
cipal, address of tho afternoon, which
was along patriotic lines, and very
heartily applauded, and Captain-Adjutant
Dean II. Hayes, of tho Eugene,
homo guard battallop, assisted in on
ganlzitig. Captain Hayes represented
Colonel Leader, who was prevented by
a previous engagoment from being
present, "but who Will go over and re
view tho troops later. The Coburg
unit will drill at that place nt 2 o;clqck
every Sunday' afternoon.
, Are Married Saturday
a OreV O'Brion of Loamirg1 nndv Stella
O. Brondoll of Vlda wero married Satur
day 'fef torhoon- at the home of James
Ot (nrien in Eugone,' ' Rov. A. L, Crim
preformed tho 6eremony.
HO.Lg, ANNUAL MEETING
Illustrated Lecture WHI 9't Feature l
, .- Red CrM &nert
Arrangements have been completed
by the committee for the annua! meet
ing of the Sjirlngfleld auxiliary ojr the
Red Cross to bo held on the ovenlng
of April 23 at 7:45 o'clock In tbo Meth
odist church. ,
Following the annual report and
election of officers an illustrated lee
turo will be given' My Alfred1 Powers
of the Red Cross 'cxtentlon "depart
ment. Tho pictures will consist of.
colored views of "the Red Cross work
as' It is being' doneln tho hospitals
and elsewhere at the front, also tn
tho work rooms In tho United States.
Views of tho war will also be shown
. This meeting will bo free to th'o
pulllc. Members of- tbo Red Crowi
are especially requested to be present
and wear tho Red Cross button. -
Tho M. W. A meet tho third Thurs
day of each month In W. O. W. HalL
Visiting members welcome.
K. O. NETTLETON, Acting Clerk.
"Mrs-. Mary Vaughan Dead
Mrs. Mary Vaughan, formerly of
Springfield, died at Vancouver, Wash
ington. April 1. She and her1 husband
Rev. Daniel Vaughan moved to Oregon
in 1871. from the middle western states.
They settled in this city and lived here
for 20 years. She leaves two children
to mourn her loss Nancy M. WalJJce
of Hubbard, Oregon and J. W. Vaughan
of Vancouver, "Washington.
Attention Ladies 1!
The next meeting of the Home Ec
onomics study club will be held- at-
tho Lincoln school Friday April 19 at
4:00 P. M. The nutritive value e-f-eggs
will be presented by Mrs. W. L.
Rouse. Program committee Mesdames
June Korf, James Evans, and R..-L.
Smith, subject "Cuts of meat and
thelr uses." All ladles welcome..
Big Sum For Y. W. C. A. .
Springfield is right up to the -front-
as usual with her drives. In the recent
drive for funds for the Y. W. C A.
tho people of this city and vicinity, re
sponded gladly and the sum of 160
n nnhKrHhPiT Thin nmntmt hn hppn
turned In by the local campaign chair,
man,- Mrs. Percy Tyson.
Accepts New Position
Miss Dorris Slkaa has accepted a
position as bookeeper at the Cox and
Cox grocery and drygoods store. Miss, of France, When the Germans re
Sikes is a senior in Springfield high treated they swept the civilians before
school and she Vilf graduate with herv'enl- t.AU'h?t? ?b!a .t0.7k,?,?P
, , , . . . them they kept behind their lines; the
class in June. She began her new. noavroalccr-that is. tho feeble old
duties yesterday. people and the small children they
: . have allowed to return. These are tl
Get Big Flag i refugees, the people we have to help
- ., n r, rv.." i-.t... make homes for nndnnukc self-support-
ity have purchased a large American
flag, five by eight feet, which they will
use to decorate their candy kitchen,
FEAR RECURRENCE OF PLAGUE
Government Experts Favor Extermina
tion of Rats Also as a War'
Measure for Saving Foodt i...
Government experts nrq urging thnt fm "le ?." f their once comfort
th rat be exterminated ns a waHneus-.W? hSJl e6e thC'f KK,overfim;nt
nro for saving food. Thevwnste eac&Hl? de,nr,untnbIc woojen
year duc.to.the TodenLli estl ranted. nt'!"u??s. These we furnish
$2Op,0gO.()OQ,. A full-grown rnt' 'cbnW T 7v 1 J",
sumes: morp food than a bnby.
addition, the animal is 'a menace" to
The terrible scourge of the b'ubonlc1
plague In Europe and Asia was spread
by rats and their parasites. When
the plague M-as tarried by the animals
In ships to our Pacific coast, a cam
paign for their extermination was convork or vegetn,)les The flr8t t'nIng
ducted In; the seaports nt much cost,
The disease was thus stomped out as
It had been In the Orient, by the pound'
of cure lnstend of the ounce of pre
vention. Tho plague returns nt Intervals from
Its breeding places In the overcrowded'
nnd filthy cities of Asia. War, pesti
lence and famine travel hand In hand.
A recurrence may be expected as a re
sult of the deprivations of war among
the Impoverished eastern people.
Turks Sought British Aid.
"A relief from the atrocities of war
may be seen In the excerpt of a letter
from h nephew of mine," writes Val
entine Itoblnson, 40 Wall street, New
York, in the Herald, who is in the en
gineers' corps In Palestine:
" 'After the files and sand of the des
ert the gross and trees of were
very grateful to the eye. We soon bad
n little brush with tho Turks and some
of our men weTe hurt; we drove them'
off and soon after u Hug of truce came
In with thre'e'TdrklKh oftlceT'sr They
wanted to borrow a doctor; Jhelrs had
been killed. Two of the officers, Mma
Jprs," wero tosrcmnln as hostages for
big snf$ return, pevons Volunteered
nnd when become buck'mtd with him
two -tt-t-t;, ..regiment .wounded thnt
they had' given hlra In gratitude. The.
two uuys iittu uvea irrmcu weiii uui
were glad to be back wth their own
Amerjcarig Art D of rig Wondtrful
' Reconstruction fri Devas
LIVE INTRUDE BARRACKS
M' Anne Morgan and Her ,Co-Wrk-ers
Share In Primitive Life While
Carrying 'on Lzboro Amcng
- " Destitute People.
Now York-MlRs Mnrgnrct Steven
son, co-worker-of Mlxs Anno Morgan In
devastated Prance, lfs Just arrived In
tills" country with the first djroct news
of -the reconstruction work liTW'.-tdr ac
complished by 'this American Fhntl for
Fr.rnch Wounded nnlt composed of ten
American women. Miss Stevcnwn told
of the 27 villages they have partly re
hnbllltated, of the 5,000 acres of land
they have had cultivated, the hundreds
of refugee families they have clothed,
fed and installed in houses they have
f urnished ; the classes they are running
for children who have run wild sines
the beginning of the German occupa
tion, and of the community center Uiy
have established at Blerahcourt, la tfea
heart of the ravaged region.
Live In Rude Barracks.
"We are living in rude wooden bsrz
'racl fc< on the ruins of, the, oM
Chateau of Blerancourt," 'said Mlas
Stevenson. "Our barracks are 'far
nisbed twith the same un'palnted fur
niture and plain Iron beds that we
give to the peasants.. The heads, ef
crar unit. Miss Anne Morgan and' Miss
Anne Drake, share -with us la this
Primitive life. They are up nt seven
o'clock In the morning, tidy up their
huts, help with the dishes, nnd then
arc. off about their dutirc, visiting the
refugees, finding out tlelr wants and
helping Install them In temporary
-shelters. Both Miss Morgan and Miss
Dike speak. French as well as they do
English, and they have entered deeply
l1"1? th of the people. Some-
"Pp? ll '"!!, "!
iiua ifcvu i t'siui lu i lit; LUiiiuiuuiLii:
binder the care of the American Fund
nnlt," Miss Stevenson says. "The
French government has placed this
unit In charge "of the Alsne nnd Som
mefdistricts, both of which were sys
teniatlcally devastated by the Ger
."Our unit Is militarized nnd works
directly under the French army,'
I Onnnnnnn ATnl.tnn.l T1..rt..t.
mUary u Mlss 9rgan
bus obtained valuable aid. Soldiers
cn eight-day leave from the trenches
are put, under her direction, to help
rebuild shattered homes and plow the
neglected fields. There arc no able-
bodied men or women left In this part
Wonderful People. t
"They are wonderful too, these old
people," Miss Stevenson went on.
'TThey returp to their destroyed homes
worn out with suffering nnd hardships,
but ho sooner are they on their beloved
soil agnln than they seem revitalized,
.titled with .energy, nnd the deslro to re
store nil thnt has been destroyed. They
'Wild one-room shelters for themselves
!uth'en1utfnsTj;, nnd we supply them
with clothing nnd foodstuffs. Every
thing that is sent to us from America
we give them without cost, but the
stoves nnd kitchen utensils that we
luty In Paris we sell for two-thirds the
cost. They prefer to have it so, and
they pay any way they choose In
Ihey do when they reach their homes
is to start a garden, and ninny of. them
hnve been able to support themselves
this way. Others make their living by
washing for the soldiers. These are
all very old people, remember, aged
men and 'women of seventy-five and
e,ven eighty. They walk from villages
miles away to get help from us, and
they wheel great loads of supplies on
wheelbarrows some eight or ten miles
over cobble roads.
"These old people who hnve worked
hard and denied thcmsolves- nil their
lives so they would have n competency
In their old age hnve to begin life again
with nothing but their stiff old hands
Hid their courageous hearts. They all
regret now thnt they didn't have a llt
tlo more fun out of life when they
wero younger, thnt they had not Tut
off ease nnd comfort until their old
age. But they do riot complain ; they
Jija,t dig-In and work harder-than ever
to make n home for tho sons and
ijhnghlers whomay come back at the
en'fl of Mho war, or nt least for the
Shot Into Her Foot
Mlo. MIch.T-MIss . Lottlo Pertre
woko at 2 a. m'.' recently "n a coIm
' wea,t nnd .saw, what she thought wub
( 11 " v wV nwi frn.
reached under her pillow for u
I "Iftol and shot off two nf her owt