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sjtlftQFJELDi LANE CfUljjTY, QRI0ON, TtfU,MDAY MAY yw.
VOL. XVII. NO. 14.
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TO BE AT LINCOLN
I mi fittest b rnn riti mtv
nltg Jtiyt Midleal AtUn-
Alloglng .that lie should lmvo been
furntshod with medical and surglcat
nld when ho had nn accldont that
Oftiiflod hernia, Charles C. Stanioy
Tuosdny suod tho Southern Pacific
conirany for datnagos In tho aunt of
Stanley alleges In his complaint
that ho was working for tho company
near Jasper April 20, 1910, wlion 'ho
mot with his acclcdnt. Ho alleges
that by reason of tho refusal of tho
company to supply .medical and sur-
gleal sorvlcos Jio was Incapacitated,
from tho performance of any physical
work- and that ho has suffered groat
mental and bodily pain. Dosldes dam-,
ages In tho sum of 11500 tho plaintiff
nooks tho recovery from tho company,
his costs and disbursements In tho
Tomorrow, afternoon. Is. to bo a great BUt.
gala day on tho campus of tho Lincoln j
School, whon tho children of tho I'rl'- .
inory and lntonuodlato grados put on CcrtlllCQ P Ot&tO
Uncle Sam and Columbia Will
Lead Grand March at
t . ,
TO BE PATRIOTIC AFFAIR
' Scenic Vlewa of Rocky, Mountains to
Be Shown by Stereoptlcan
v " Friday Evening
tholr May Day exorcises.
Tho wholo affair will bo of a patri
otic naturo, children representing
Undo Sam (and Columbia having
chargo of tho day. All parents and
friends of Uto school aro Invited to
Tho program Is to begin at 2 o'clock
and thoso In chargo nro desirous that
tho nudlenco bo thoro and settled In
order that tho march may start prom-
Seed to Be Grown
N. S. Robb and M. B. McKayv
Discuss Plans for County
Moot With E. E Morrison to
13. E. Morrison, local potato grower
nnd dealer, N. 8. Ilobb, county ngrj.
l: 1 A-i
ptly. A stogo has boon erected aud cultural agent, nnd M. D. McKay, pro
decorated for thf occasion, and tho feasor of plant pathology of the Ore
audlenco may congregato on Uio va- Ron Agricultural collego met Monday
cant lot Just south. nftornoon In this city to mako arrongo-
Tho following Is tho program as It monta for tno Browing of cortlfledpo
wlllboglvon: ,tato sood.
'drnnd March School Tho work of cortlfled potato-seed
(Led by Undo Sam and, Columbia) growing was Bono over. This Is the
local mm .
Dr. W. H. Pollard With Commis
sion as First Lieutenant Will
Train at Fort Riley '
Dr. V. H. Pollard, who received ' a
Announcements by Herald Italph Cllno socond year of tho work In this cpunty commission as first lieutenant In the
'8lnglng of "AmorlcA" .., All '"1 tho acreage and number of grow-. Medical department of the Reserve
ci5" t ' jv ty
Una County Mi, $)7tM Fr : Up
Keep of rtearfs and BriaflM --
Secretary of Stato Olcott has made
the apportionment to tho counties of
13660.87, being f per centum of tho re
ceipts from tho sales of public lands
during tho year ending Juno 20, 1917,
as allotted to the state .of .Oregon by
tho federal government.
. Under an Oregon statute of 1893. '
this sum is apportioned to tie coun
ties according -to .lhe area of each
county and Is to be expended , in im
proving, building and maintaining coun
ty roads and bridges.
Multnomah county, tho smallest la
area, though the largest in population
and wealth,' receives ? 17.30, white
Harney cdurit, which 1 th.Jlargest
In area Jhough small in population
and wealtii.receives $380p Lane
county, wun an area or 2,951.080 acres
receives 9170.89. -. '
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SEiON IS IA0D
Dr. S .A. Danford Addresses, Odd
Fellows and Rebeccas On
"Who Is My'Neighbor?"
IS 99TH YEAR IN AMERICA
Speaker,vSaid Golden Age of Christ
Shall Be the Golden Age of Man;
Told About Social Problem
J. T. Donaldson Purchases In
terest of Ransom Miller in
Nice & Miller Store.
Nine Organizations Comprise
M f 2,000 Men Attached to "U"
'Battalion. Interest Keen
Plans tor a big encampment of the
27 companies of the home guards In
Laao county are being worked out by
(When loworcd from polo by Undo
Sam and Columbia.)
Flng and Scarf Drill Girls
Flag Drill and Songs
AH 'c'ra'dovbted- to this are muchlargcr J Corps on February tenth, left Tuesday "'SoJIaPJohil Lea'der,cbmmandaht of
morning for Fort Riley, Kansas whore "-the University battalion, who has been
this year than last.
Tho following nro tho larcest crow-l'10 ,B to rePrt for training. His or-
era of certified sood potatoes in thfa ders woro ,0 roport at Fort R,loy on.
ui uo auuu uuer amy iirai aH possiuie
Dr. Pollard took his examination
for tho commission In Docomber, and
when It came, on February tenUi he
accepted It. Ho was given two months
or until tho first of May, to closo up
his affairs hero.
section of tho county. D. O, Smith,
, Doya. Springfield; Jackson and noynolds,
j Waltorvlllo; and E. B. Morrison,
Sprlngfiold. Altogether thoro aro
J. T. Donaldson of this city has pur
chased the half interest owned by
Ransom Miller in the Nice & Mil-
In honor of 99th anlversary or tho
order in America the members of
Springfield lodge No. 70, Independeat
Order, of Odd Fellows and JuaaiU
lodge No. 85 Rebeccas, of this city,
I attended the Methodist church la a
I body Sunday evening. Dr. S. A. Daa
ford, pastor preached oa tho theme,
"Who Is My Neighbor?" The seraoa
was based on the story of the Good
Samaritan in the tenth chapter of
"Jesus Christ," said Dr. Danford,
"Is an expert in social problems and
was a master in making the social
program for the world. Whatever yoa
ler grocery store In this city. The think of Christ and whatever you say
deal was completed yesterday. . jof him, you must treat hiav with a
The new business will be known as great deal of respect And whatever
the Ideal Grocery and the firm will be said, he holds the boards a thou 8
be known as Nice ; Donaldspg, The and years after ho has passed away,
same line of gobds will be'carrled and ; "At the very threshold of life He
the business will rensatn In the same taught us through the little child.
Girls about 14 parties In this work In this
May Polo Dance j section of Lano county.
"Star Spanglod Banner AH , Mr. MMr fmm.i i.
On Friday evening. May 3rd. at .,nn,ii,i i.v m. xr,i .,..',88ued tho 1'resldent of tho United
locauon. j ..We 8ee Hlm on cr0M ag he
Five years ago Mr. Nice purchased ( looks out upon a sin cursed world,
hia halt Interest in tho store from A. He gave his life that. Ihe -world might
T. Brewer. Six months later Mr. be made partakers of his redemption
Miller purchased the other half In- plan.
tercst from Mr. Brewer, and the firm "To night when I read this story,
was then Nice & Miller. jwho is my neighbor?, it seemed to
Mr. Miller has been a resident of me to be only a part of the great social
Springfield for fourteen years. He problem. Jesus Inaugurated that so
does not know what work he will clal problem and it has transformed
largely instrumental In organizing the
numerous companies throughout tho
county. Colonel Leader has wrltteii
to Governor WJthycombe In regard to
funds to defray the expense of such an
enenmpmont and hopes to obtain at
least a portion of tho amount from the take up, but he expects to help in the tho world. This story of the road
8 o'clock, tho pooplo of Springfield aro i0Us parties intorcsted, of very good i
promised n rare treat In tho naturo of .quality.
an illustratod stereoptlcan lecture nf
"Scenic Vlows of tho Rocky Mountains
along Uto Canadian-Pacific rallwnv,"
by Supt. R. L. Kirk, nnd a literary
ur. I'ouarti received a telcgraraiSat-
l.tfilnu Inlll.n. I.I... It . .
ml .1. . . . MJ lull, lib mill MIU UAUUl UUIO lO TO
I ' , port at Fort Riley.
. i . . . i will be in training for six weeks or
Whllo there he
to prouueo potato sceu true to var
iety named, and free from disease,
more, before being assigned to his
program to bo given by tho dudIIh of m,., ..., ,. . regular duties. Wion he roaches tho
the 7th and 8th grades of the Lincoln j roputatIon for thjl productlon of good : J", b or? l"' ,taWnK tho
BC"00, iBood In tho county.
A tompornry stage has been put In ,, ,,, ,.
for this occasion so that nil may seo ' , , ,, , ,,,,, ,, ,m
the dotallod action. Tho main feature .i ,i ' ynrs ,n nn academy ho entered Wil-
and ono threo or four weoks later. Tho
state. A site of three acres north of
This commission is ! Skinner's Butte has been inspected
by Colonel Leader and found very
desirable for a camp.
Interest in the various homo guards
Is Increasing with each drill period,
and reports from all over the towns
Indicate a keen rivalry In mastering
the fundamentals fit close order drill.
Student officers In tho University
battalion havo charge of the drilling
of tho home guards. The latest towns
to form guards are Mabel, Wendllng,
and Coburg, which brings the total
number of men along with the Uni
versity battalion, up to 2,000.
Besides the three above named
towns, which have formed home
guards, there are seven other Blmilar
organizations. They aro located at
oath of alleglenco to tho United States,
Dr. Pollard was born Juno 5, 1877
Tlgardville, Oregon. After three
lametto University, graduating from
of tho children's program will bo nnjlttBt two nro flold lnBD0Ctlona
oxtromoly humorous dialogue In which , , , , ...... two. Medical department there In 19Q7.
"Mrs. Bolton" (sustained by Crystal ' Thfe. W. . f , '"J 1 Dr' Po,lard bEan tho pract,co of M"
Bryan) leads n group of tho women of j CUn X ,n th S' oul,.,lclno in Marcola where he remained
tho vlllago Into nn extremely ombarras- y "B nBen1, ltwo yenrB- com,nB Springfield In
1809. Ho has been practicing In this Eueene. Trent. Pleasant Hill. Dexter.
that time. I Springfield, Marcola and Creswell.
Deputy Boforo entering Willamette Unlver- They aro all attachod to the Univers
ally Dr. Pollard taught in tho public lty battalion nnd plans aro now under
schools for two years, and slnco his wav rr a formal roviow before Gov-
-uun. .ll0i., loniior.y 01 apnngueia rCB,ionco )loro h ,ma uoen member ornor Wlthycombo nt a future date.
store for a few webks. to Jericho has been the subject of
Mr. Donaldson has lived in this city j great painters and of great poets,
more than seven years. For seven "You as members of this great order
years ho was county road viewer, but have so kept the program that your
he resigned this place the first of the i banner has never been trampled in the
year and accepted that of deputy po-1 dust. When I see the three links I
tato Inspector for the southern dis
trict of Oregon. Mr. Donaldson ex
pects to retain this position, as it will
not Interrupt his other work. Before
living in this city Mr. Donaldson lived
on his SG-acre farm ten miles east of
Ing situation by accldontly wearing SECURES GOOD PROMOTION lZ J
her hatT turned' bnckwiirilH. Thn illn. City since
loguo Is full of Uio troublos of such a
group or "country-folk", and tho aud
lonco Is promised ono laugh after an-
Tho ontortnliimont will bo given In
tho assembly room of tho Lincoln
school, nnd nn admission of 10 and 1G
cents will be chargod. Tho proceeds
will go for tho final payment for tho
stereoptlcan lantern and. any remain-
Llttell Is Now Chief
has boon appointed chief deputy revo- of tho BC,lool uoard for flvo ycars Ho Mostof tho homo guards are planning
nuo Inspector for tho Stato of Oregon
at Portland; so states a letter from
him to his brothor-tn-law E. E. Morris
on of this placo.
j Mr. Llttoll is well known horo.hav-
Ing boon In business In this city for
dor will bo used for tho purchase of BOVornl yoara pr,or to , ,oavJng faf
.Pi.Huu.nuu7 u,uB xor me grauos. Portland nl)out throo year8 ng0 glnco
BANK CASHIER RESIGNS Umo ho has boen serving ns assist
was also financial secretary of the , 10 outfit themselves with uniforms
Methodist Episcopal church of this aud wooden guns, Colonel Leader Is
city. J getting together all available ammu-
! Dr. Pollard loft Tuesday morning ,n,t,on nnd ,s trylnS lo set regulation
for Portland, to take a train for the rltlea for ula men to tra,n 010111 for
oast, his wlfo accompanying him to,any ei"orgency.
Sovoral friends and neighbors gath-
,ant deputy revenue inspector, until '0lX '-'I8 on??
niuuuuy uvouiuK iu uiu mm goou pyc.
Dr. Pollard bus always takon nn ac
tive part In all church and commu
nity affairs and ho will bo greatly
missod by his many frlonds In this
dlty anil vicinity,
D. S. Beats Will Quit First National this lattor npppintmont, Tho offlco of
soon. - ' ' chief doputy which, ho iIiqw holds Is
r, . ' ',' noxt' In lino . to lntorno,r revenue col-
D. S. Boals, cnshlgr of tho .First, i,jCtor.
, iNQiionai uanK in uus cuy nas resigned
his position, his resignation taking ef
fect in a couplo of weeks.
Lee Gets, Army Pistol
i.E.. E. Loe, local furniture dcalor,
Mr, Boals was cashier In the First ms rocolved a colt army pistol which
National bank In Pasadena, California was fpund during tho winter by Emor
for six years boforo coming to Spring- Ferguson on tho Sholby placo near
flold March 10, 1913. Slnco that time Jasper, It la a 44 cqllbro, six shooter,
ho lma boon cashlor of the . First Na and la loaded: and capped ready for
tlonal bank in tills city, with tho ex- action. Tho gun ,wh!ch vIb sue Jims was
ceptlon of tho . month, of February, used during,, ho qjyUjar.t Is , badly .burne Bub, of S. I.,&, P,-Co.'s add to
1014, whon ho hadcjiarge of tho Rldk rusted, and the leather .spabbtt,rd(ti., Springfield, J0. , v.
dlo stato banjs.nt Itlddjo, Pjegon,, was JLn, was badly, docayod.OnMHie ' , Wj .Olodtqiter ot ux, to' Jomea Bj
A successor to. Mr.illoalB has not bnrrcl is tho Inscrlntlon "AddroRa CoL, liumnhrev ot ux Lot 3. hlk ai. Rm.
I Real Estate Transfers. ''
Pilul D. Drum to1 Theodrlck 'llf,
Drum ot ux Lota 6 and 6, blk 14,
DouglaB Gardens; $10,
A. A, Mead et al. to .GvoHjio V,
Snood Lots 1, 2, 3, blk' 100, 'Wash-
.Marcola Woman Dies.
. Mrs. Martha Lano, wife' of S. O.
Lane ot Marcola, died Monday at tho
Mercy hospital in Eugene. She was
41 years ot age. An Infant child of
Mr. and Mrs. Lano died just a week
previous. Mrs. Lane, besides, her
husband, leaves two sons, Roy and
Wlllard, and two daughters, Alma and
Mantle. Tho funeral will bo held at
tho Methodist Episcopal church at
Marcola Wednesday at 2 p'ejock, with
lntorment at Baxter cemetery, Marcola.
know I see a man whom I can trust.
"I congratulate you. You have ex
emplified this spirit of Christ in your
work. He is my neighbor whom I
Bhall now serve. Humanity is a unioa
and I am my brother's keeper. It is
this spirit of nelghb&rllness and broth
erly lovo that put us into this war.
RECEIVES CONTRACT , Because of this nrincinln of nelehfcnr.
ltness you must get Into it and I
must get into It
"Jesus taught that my neighbor is
Uio man who needs me. The man who
has fallen among thieves, who has
been wounded, or sick, he Is my neigh
bor and it Is my duty to care for him.
The golden age ot man will come when
tho wickedness and sin of the world
shall be overcome and when the can
non and sword shall be beaten Into
plow shares, when the Hon and thT
Springfield Mill and Elevator Co. to
Supply Flour for Government.
The Springfield Mill and Elevator
Company havo received an order from
the government, for the month ot May,
for 2,000 barrels of flour for shipment
to the allies.
The grain for this order will bo ob
tained from tho government grain cor
poration at Portland. The local mill
has been bidding on these orders and
has received several contracts from j iamb Bhan i,0 down together.
yet been chosen.
Bounties Are Awarded.
Bounties havo boon' ' awardod this
week-- tq' Earl Neot of Fall Creok on
elovoii()lggers and. six moles, and to
WaFOft' .Taliaferro of Natron on 23
Samuel Colt, Now York, U. S, A.
orald H01ghts add to Spriugflold, $10. diggers and two molos.
tho government for flour In the last
few months. Th's contract Is tho
largest one received so fnr.
At present tho mill Is shipping flour
exclusively for the government It is
shipped to the Alblna docks In Port
land, from where tho government will
ship It directly overseas to the allies.
Tho local shipments ot wheat are very
scarce, and practically all 'wheat used
here must bo obtained from Portland.
Flour shipments for tho government
aro made in 98-pound sacks, while lo
cal trade uses only a 49-pound sack.
A large shipment ot grain from tho
government grain corporation In Port
land Is expected soon.
Left for Camp Lewis.
Sovoral well known local men,
called in tho last draft, left for Camp
Lewis Saturdayi There were ' forty
men entralnod at "Eugene, ""Thoso
from Springfield who ' left " Saturday
woro; Lewis Burton- McBeo, box 34;
Frank Isaac' Wblttaker, Joseph Stone
Phillips, and Virgil Paston.
"This neighborly spirit is character
istic ot all great souls and the more
you get into it the more you will re
alize, the Christ spirit back of It
BrqtherlineBs, notice It: It takes in alt
the problems concerning humanity ba
they ever so small.
"I have given you this gllmpso of
life, the story ot the good Samaritan
and tho social program ot Jesus be
cause they are tho greatest after all,
and in, closing will Bay go thou out
and do likewise."
Mrs. J, E. Richmond sang a solo
and Mrs, A. B. Van Valzah and W.
V, Hutchinson rendered a duet Be.
sides theso selections there was music
by tho church chorus choir.
Goes to Camp Lewis.
Dick Rathbun, son of Mr, arid Mrs,
T. A. Rathbun ot this city, left Friday
for Camp Lewis, where he will be sta
tioned; Mr. Rathbun Is well known
here, having lived hero for a number