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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCT.
VOL XVlV. NO.St
Herolo rvjenpureo Taken to Pre
vent Spread of Epidemic
State- art of Health Making Largs
Quantity of Preventive Vaccine
to Be Ready 'for General
Dlctrlbutlon Thle Week.
The rt fow dnys has noted a
"light relaxation or tho stranglo-hold
tho Influenza epidemic has upon somo
' n'ecttoas, now casca allowing a con
aldurablo docroauo. Owing to tho
prompt action of Mnyor Morrison' of
r"Bprlngfiold In closing nlpubllc Kth
orlng placos before tho dlncaso had
secured a strong foothold, thoro has
not been tho marked provalcncy of tho
opldomla horo as compared to othor
cities whoro tho olllclnl ban was not
placed bofore tho disease had sproud
pnitt lbs Inclploncy.
C Many precautions uro being taken
In nil Pacific Coast cities to check
ltu ravages and marked progress has
been noticed nlonj; this lino where
affecUvo measurwi havs provnlled.
; Springfield Endangered
! In tho past fow days thoro has been
a relaxing of tho precautionary meas-
- urcs which kopt Springfield casos
' a minimum, and a number of now
casoo havo Iwon reported directly
traceable through heedlessness of pub
f lie health. In an Intorvlow with
v Mayor Morrison todny tho Mnyor
' stated unequivocally Jbat unless
more rigid "observance of Uie procau-
i, tlonary measures that had received
llils oinclal uanctlon wVersnade,'4ho
r 1. 1 I... .Mnlnnllrifl in mwiun inn mil
I WUUIU WV - " ,
! of tho pol'.co power vested In his offlco
to enforce Uiom. It ho ioon reliably t
reported to mo," tho Mnyor 'Stated,
'that n number of high chool gather
ings nnd other functions lmvo taken
placo, nnd unless these nra stopped at
onco Unublo. will auo. t'urthor
than that I havo counted ns many us
fifteen boys on Uie streets nt ononh anything coring of Qonnnn
tlmo. All minor children horcarier
soon on tho street will, bo stopped
nnd questioned aa ttt tho nature of
Uiolr business, nnd unless satisfactory
information Is ollclu-d for Uo!r ap
pearance on tho streets, thoy nnd their j
parontM will bo held culpable, to the
law. 'Tho situation Is becoming too
sorlpus to brook farther inrracuouaof tho Albora ciouccrn In tho near fu
and futuro offcriBotf will bo summurlly ; turo Is not a 3mrd matter to deter
dealt with." f 'ynnlue, but no uno, as far ns can bo
8tato Makes Vaccine. (learned, seems to bo bursting In a
A prophylactic vaccine, used with paroxysm of grief over tholr Xalo.
good results olsowhoro and oxpected, RPqiDPMT DIES AT COAST
to aid in curbing tho influenza horo. RESIDENT P'lb Al OUM&l
is ;bemg prepared Toy state and city ,8 Vctm 0f Sisanlsh. Influensa III
honlth olllclala nnd will bo ready for , 0n)y a Snort Ttm0i
free .distribution to .doctoru soon, it Qeorgo Mnglll, a rosldont of Sprlnc-
was npnouncod Tuesday by tho Htnie
Board of Health.
In .Scatilo 00,000 persons havo been
treated with tho sorum ,wlth tho ro
suit, It Is said, that nono has con
tractod tho dlseaso In n serious form.
At tho Sklnnod & Eddy shipyards C.008
employuos wero inoculated.
Tlio cnlturo from waicli nntl-inilu-
onza serum Is mado was brought toironuo JI1H ,1UU,U UUIV . ,
Portland by a representative of tho
health department of tho Shipping
Board. Only two of 1.200 mon Inocu
lated .at tho Bromorton Navy-yard
lmvo contracted Inftuonza, ho says.
Vaccine Supplied Physicians.
Tho vaccjno, which Is recommended
na n provontlvo, not a euro, will bo
supplied to physicians only. No in
oculations will bo mado elthor at
statu or city laboratories. Tho state
laboratory has sent put small quanti
ties tp "physicians outside' or Portland.
Tho city laboratory will not havo any
quantity ready until Thursday,
Tho sorum is admlnlstorod hypodor
mlcally. Tho -charge for lnooulation
Is oxpoctod to bo tho regular amount
for n' visit.
Inoculate Troops at Camp Dlx.
Successful Inoculation of 10.0Q0 so'
dlers at Camp Dlx, N. J., against pneu
monia following Influenza caused cninp 1
nunthorit'o's to offer Uie treatraont tol
10 00(1 moro noxt woolt. Although not
a man inoculated has contracted pneu-
monla ''Uie treatment was. said to uo
ia itB, ctporlmontal stage and, not 'ad
vocated, aa a ,curo but as a proventivo
Take the New !-r the news.
General Merchandise, Etc,
A Japondeo rottldont of Itlverslrio,
fa!., vaato-J to order aomo goods from
hla morcliniit. Ho wrote out tlio fol
lowing ordor and fooling rather happy
ovor tlio advent of a now non In h'.8
household, Incorporated that fact Into
tho order. Thin la tlio way ho wroto
"PloaBQ Bond mo ton pounds of auf
Bar, two pounds of coffpo and two
pounds of too, my wlfo gave north to ,
a big Daiiy boy last nignt, also a scrow
driver! a roll of barbed wire, and a
rat trap, and a doro mat. It weighed
ton pounds and a straw hat."
Formation Plays Havoo
Tho first real sunshine In weeks rev
suited today in tho most bitter tight-
log in tho air. Tho sky was full of
Two big expeditions bombed the
German rear arcaH. tlila afternoon.
Moro than ICO American planes In ono
formation, including SO bombing ma
chines, swept over the JJuzancy ro
nton. Tons of explosives were
dropped. Railway yards and woods
where troops wero concentrating wero
doluged wlUi bombs.
In tho past 24 hours Lieutenant
Chambers of Toniiessee lins brought I
down two hostile planes and Lleuten-
ams Illckcnbackcr, rovers nnd Wright ,
and Captain Grant one each. Lieu-
leiiiiuiH wouiBcy, niuiininK, xiuiuvh-'
and Colson encountorod and brought
down four Kokkurs in flames, escaping
jSprinHold Peed Co, "and Oth
( Litrga ' D c al a rsPuk Kibosh
on Pro-Hun Stuff.
C E. Lyon, manaper of tho SprtnK -
ilenil Feed Co., has cimcolled all orders
for food products rcado by tho Albora
BroB. Milling Co. of Portland, and -will
Trtto on othor lines covering tho same
varieties of milled products unmlxoB
propngnnua or any winor uniiniaB , adophla, ta recognising every record ' writes .interestingly or personal nx
Covlltry to nausento patriotic Amort-, Um has 3roen 08tabijsned( nnd( nke. 1 pcrtencss on tJie Firing Une.
xans. Ail Drancu wnoicsaio aoiihcs
.3n Eugono have also taken concortcd jboon beaton by ,ho caot3uld 80Uth.
action with otliw doalora througlnnit'
tho Northwest who havo been hnnd-
ling tho' Albers products, and -caitcol-
'dud tholr orders. What will becomo
flold fpr ,nnUy years, succumbed to ir-
fluonza on Sunflay, October 20, 1918,
at tho Mercy hospital nt North Bend.
Ho bad boon Ul ionly n fow days, but
death followed swiftly after he con
tracted tho disease.
Tho deceased Vas born at Caburg,
July 24, 1802. IIo moved to Spring-
field nt tho ago of six yonrs and has j
was ompioyoa in mo lumuor csnips
on tho const last summer nnd fall, nnd
on December 9. 1917, h'.s arm was
baflly crushod by a Inlllng tree. Srnci
ho was Injured ho 3ms been at homo
with his mother' until a weok aso,
when ho went back to work at North
" , I 7
rosldonco In Sprlngflold. Every holunr of Liberty 4e should exchange them for similar bonds boar
Hois Burvlvod by his mothpr, Mrs. In& AKVo intonest before November 9th. next. If he falls to avail of this
Mary a Mnglll; three sisters, Mrs. opportunity his A bonds will suffer a market deputation of fully threo
I uoia 1 ostor of Portland, Mrs. Sam Pmts bo,ow tho valuo of lha 4K7 bonds Jnt0 wh,ch ho now ontltled to
Illchmond and Miss Bstella Mnglll of
thts city, and one brother, Lloyd Ma-
gilt of Bend, Oroaon.
Tho funoral wub hold. Wednesday
j-aftornpon from tho Walker cnapol and
interment was mado In Laurel Hill
comotoryf Services wore conducted
by Itov,'Danford at the gravo,
Austria Still Refractory,
Zurich, Oct. 24. Austria's reply to
! prosiuont wiison win soon uo u.-
patchod. ,ady"!cos received here tpday
siaion. iu 'i w -
nounco Austria's refusal to negotjato
yith ihe Cocho-Slovak national poun-
oil, but will offer to negotiate 'with
tho Czechs Ju Ausrtla.
WILL ABOLISH 15
Chairman Hurley Will Not
Award Further Contracts to
Wfl8hlhtan, Oct. 24,1 Because of.
tholr iricftcjeeyl frcsn'15'to $illv,'t
i t.'irtil .AL. i :lw Lii
fifastnifw rnni .la f Ia. !
tho EiMcy'-'rlMrt'C'orVlWin ' Me4 to beeowe, have formed, a real
not refcWt Aaklto cimtrUii.' ' 'ealale partnership under the same
I night Chrnkrf KHrley, or' laVaSf-'W
curlA1f,Bg of tha. BhiPbUMdl pr0:f u lho tH,fent the new Arm o
; ,h() 8te bm ukeft tb save forato UP an tensive scale in
malor, ,abor aRtl monoy (farm and city proper y, and listings
As fast as the yards complete tho, hL BoUl mon hftVe B largc ac.
ahlrs now under construction Uio, ,ntanco ,n Ea8tern 0regon and
workmen will .be-sent toother pants, ,daho nnd my hw fonnutatod a
which are constanUy In need of 8iH-lclunpaIgn t0 lnter0st property-holders
tlonal labor. Mr. Hur.oy would notln, ,hnen Bnp.,ona , trfll!o tho!- hold.
make public tho names of tho yards,
nor did ho Indicate when the closing
Ul 1I1UU1 WUUIU UUIU.
Delivery Contrabts Broken.
Tho vardii hold to ho Inefllclont havo
failed to do'.lvor contract ships within I cI tho extremes of cllmato there and
tho tlmo or nt tho prlco specified iniJiavo tholr eyes turned longingly te
11.0 contracts. Mr. Hurley said.
Not ft alnR,0 p,ant ,n UjQ Qngon c,8
trlct is known to bo on tho inefficient
llsL With this district loading Un
entire United States in tb-j numbor "f
essoin launched and completed, and
with every reason to oxpect that it
I v.-Ill end 1918 with tho largest finished
'fleet 01 -wooden ships to its credit of
1 any district, it Is not lcllovod that of a
jof th6 yards will bo included in tho
action that Chairman Hurloy contem-
I ShJflbulldorii.feaMhat tho North wpjt
will coiiUnuo to bo the wooden ship
conwructlpn caBtor. ,tu matorIal..,mndlB, j&mro their Jjuslncss'
supfiy uero is Wln 01 mo west aM.and has bccaptcd aEenclee tor a num.
easier of access, and there are plesty hor of enniRanI. otllWn
at men for tho -wooden plants, which
In point of equipment are laost od -
j Messages f Praise Received,
. UacWnjT a8Bumntioa .that tho
Crogon district is froo of tho taint of
Inefficiency aro commonaatoey telo -
. crama rDaiVDtl trom offlciai nf tho
1 Eni0 vlcot Co rporaaon , PhH.
. wlso. in ilint rcsnoct. tlie wi-st lion not
WILSON'S REPLY TO HUNS
Lack of spaco prevents publication
of tho hill text of President Wilson's
reply t tho latest Cermau peace note,
but aiviprcd of. Its "soft podal" and the
elosaofverblago In whTitih It is couchod
mid intr.vprcted In plain United States
Harmrtrlng you so you can't fight.
Wo aro all from Show Mo, Missouri.
You nro a bunch of d d liars.
If ytm qplt you admit it; f jou
don't quit, wo know U anyhow and
Holders of Previous Liberty Bonds
Should Exchange for Present Issue
Cn Une assumption that a 47c rato
'the erodlt tmsis of the Ualted States
suea ot tho four Liberty Loans should
First (Converted) 4V,b (duo
Socond (Converted) 4ia (duo
Titfra 4s (auo lass).
' l',ourttl Wo W38. redeemable 1933)....
Tho 3s, which diffor from tlio
froo from all tasation, should never, be BUbJocted to a direct comparison since
they will be primarily In demand by, those who can well afford to purchase
them on a 3 basis so long as excessive income taxation gives to thoso
bonds a particular, independent value!
While is Is possible that our government may not bo roquirod to issuo
bonds bearing a higher rate of Interest thait 4, especially if the war
j chould ond at an early dato, it is also probablo that lf a hlghoV ra't6 of inter-
( est should later bo named for future loons, the, particular tax-exompt features
i which the p'rosont iitf carry might b,e altogether removed from subsequent
which the prosont 4? arry might
. -y.m( WUII, . ,ua ,, nuum m,Uii ibsiibui.
'be In popular demand over a fully taxablo "bond. At all eyemli;; te resopc
' t v. v
of the fact that the cltlzena of (his country ,s,hould welcome an opportunity
to even loan their money without any Intorest return whatever, ,1b' order to
bring -about a vlctorlqusj,eace and tho porpotuatlon of the democracy which
w all wish to epeUiiitt to enjoy,
NEW BOM STARTS
Ml N. Thompsonand Chas. Uhl
Form Co-ParthersHlp In
M. Jtf. Thompson and Chas. Uhl,
Mng wltS eyes of fallh'uand dln-
St Uhl, and have opened
omce. on a.n n w.c
Third and Fourth.
flr buy -VTQJcrly ,n tho WJUam.
oUo yMoy , and noar SprJngflfflId;
Mr. Thompson, In an interview with
a News reporter, stated, that many
Eooplo in those localities are tired
wara tho "garuenspot. or Oregon."
tho "gardenspot- of
I TT .1 1 Ik- . .!..
farmod thoso sections because they
made money a little faster there, but
after having made their "stake,"
their dominating impulso was to seek
a section whoro farming was not
quits so strenuous and where thoy
could enjoy the big outdoor at all
soasoas with a measure of comfort.
Tho now firm will handle rentals
nad collections oa propcrncs In town
and conduct a general fire Insurance
business in connection with their
realty onorntlfms. Mr. Tlhl. who ts an
, poriencod re lMUrante raan wm
among them being the Phoenix Ins.
1 c r Hartford' tho London Aasur-'
'anco Corp, of London; lhe American
i Central Kra Ins. Co. el "Sh Louis, and
tho Pacific Fire Ins. Co..-ot New York.
j npD-r fWR "OVER ' THERE"
September, 17, W18.
HyTxsar Mother and All:
1 received Evelyn's letter a, few
days ago. and this is the first oppor
tunity of nnswer5ng I havc iad. We
3mue ortalnly been busy daring the
ulrlvii. You Hedoubtedly lave read
about Pecshlng taking the offensive,
anil 'he sure did lilt the Germans haTd,
tr I ml inn at Knrinffnnui an ana is nea
and tliey are still going. -VThe first against nny resumption of warfare by , over. On the contrary, the -service
couple days toy brought Germaa ! Germany, either on land or sea. (was normal despite the pressure M
pr'soners by us in droves and they j Precautions wero included to pro- j war traffic. Under Postmaster 'Sen-
sure -wero a pitiful looking slghtlvcnt Germany utilizing tho armistice , oral Burleson, the telephone has been.
Eating, or chowing, on -hard black for manufacture of war material with 'permitted to break down, and the sor--breaa,-somo
ot them were old and j a vjQW to continuing the fight should jvico, as tho company admits, is daily
crippled so that Ihey used at cane In ( peace negotiations fall. It is accept- f going from bad to worse. The 'situa
walk along. Tho Americans treated ; ed 0f course,' that Franco and Bel- tlon in Portland does not aiTTor ma
tbein Tery good after they were cap- J siUm must be completely cleared of torlally from other cities. '.We canTt
turcd. They gar them tho best of onemy troops. j get holp is tlio excuse, and the reason
medical care and (cleaned them all up. j British dispatches today luid par-' Is that tho company, will not payia
I havo beon oa detached service ,tlcular emphasis jon the naval repuire-j living wage. Where has the compe-
wlth another .company, and -while I
of Interest may reasonably ropresont
ntter the return of peace, the dlKoroat
have n market vnluo abouj as follows:
1347. redoamable 19321-
1042, redeemable 1927-
above issues in that thoy aro absolutely
b,e altogether romPvod from subsequent
was gone Hoy McGeo stopped at our
tjamp looking for me. I located his
outfit, but just too lato as he was
.JSrolyn said that yon had not heard
from mo in nearly a month, I dont
seb how that happens, as I am sure
thero has been no time that thore was
over two weoks between, my letters.
In fact, I havo written an answer to
ovory letter 1 received. She also
wroto of. you receiving a nice cushlos
top, but didn't, say who from. I sup
pose it was Elmer, . ,
Ask Mabel, if site baa. forgotten me?
I. havp not. heard from her for. k kwg,
There all . Wads of souvenirs
around our camp how, The Germa
retreated so fast that they left nearly
everything back; of them. I have a
few small, things, and that is plenty,
as it is so much trouble to carry
things all around the country,
Woll, about all I know is war news,
and I am sure you'hear plenty at that
Hoping this finds you all well as
this leaves me in the best of health.
V. 8. Mail Just come in and" re
ceived your letter, bo will have to
scribble a few moro lines.
We were located - from, three to
five miles back of the front line until
lately. They are advancing so fast lf Wnd wJuW nol Iall dea
that we can't keep up. I havo not. . ' had from .corpora
hoard from Elmer and do not know
Tell Margaret that the Stars and
Strircs aro looking brighter every
day, and will soon be back.
Wilson Leaves Military Com
Waxnlngton, Oct 24. Marshal Foch. - orvJco comrojsaioa. But the tele
together with American and allied I phone has jea under C0Btrol the
jommanders, eti by President Wilson , nnstnffico department for nearly three
to aprly armistice terms; have agreed , month8 Koto the marked difference,
uron a course tantamount to Ger- between government control of tbe
irany's unconditional surrender 11.13 and 0f the telephone,
they are accepted. j .The railroads l!ld broken aows.
Kiom an authoritative source It was Dlrector General McAloo, a bold maa
leaned today these terms aro essen-1 whQ w not af tQ take the respon
tlally as follows: Islblllty, arbitrarily made a horizontal
First, evacuation of Alsace:Lorraine. j advance in rates, well knowing that
Socond, evacuation of Prussian . this action -would create inJusUce. dis
Poland. . j nipt others, but he reserved the right
Fourth, surrender of tho submarine to undo the damage. This he is doing
Fifth, occupation of all Gorman bat
tleships by allied naval officers.
Tho provisions of tho armistice
have been drsftod- to embody the fore -
I going points and to lnsnro completely
j meat of an armistice to limit Ger-
man sea power and guarantee against
futuro naval outrages.
Turkey Must Quit.
Washington, Oct. 24. Turkey must
surrender unconditionally or fall bo-
I fore an allied drive on Constantinonlo.
J Turk agonts in Switzerland are in
touch with aljled representatives, ac-
cormng to nn auiuorjiauve aipioraayc tude. They obeyod, Burleson, on the
bourco no.e today. Complete surren- contrary, has encouraged the public
der Is belpg demanded of Towflk Pas-. bo damned collcv with the teinnhnn
ha's government Unless this demand
is complied with on short or4or. allied
forces will move on Constantinople.
Greek and allied troops have pre
pared themselves for a rapid push
across the Dedeagatch-Adrianople line.
xhoy nro being held In readinoss and
aro amply equipped. Occupation of
Constantinople would only be a mat
tor of days, it was Btated In diplomatic;
Window Pu)l of French Souvenirs.
Tho w'ndpw at tho Ketels drug Btoro
13 tinea with ooautitui French neouie-
work soit by, men In .service, In Frapcq,
Mrs. JK W. Coffin and Miss Florence
Coffin' havo. an exhibit of two dainty
Urfoni'Mrs, E, F. Ilerbst an apron
and a' handkerchief, Mrs W. J. Pongra
a piece of lnco, Mrs, Myrtle Egglm'ann
somo French money, and. Miss Doris
Holland a handkerchief,
POOR ALL OVER
Under CvetMienJ Cotitroi. Fob
He 'Utty" CuSj'y
no relief is in sight
.Condition Worse ,,In Larger C fete
field-Eueene Service Some-
what Impaired. '
The following fre tfce Tortl
Telegram stes up In a 'nutshell the
primary (caus that lie htxSt of tfee
present Inefficient phone service ia
every city on the Pacific Coast:
"In a fatlle effort to overcome the
breakdown In the service, the Paciftc
Telephone Company comes out -with
a frantic anneal to all subscribers to
jstop using the telephone except -whasi
'absolutely BeceSsary1. It ' summon
! every citizen , of Portland to do his
!nr her natriotfc duty. A summOBC
tion thai was doing its patriotic duty.
"The telephone company is in wronc
all the way through. It Is attempt
ing to conduct its operations In war
time on a peace time Tasis. It re
fuses to advanco wages to a polat
'wMnh wilt enahle ItB "central" tfirk
jto provide themselves -with life's ne
jcessities. It pays out a considerable
1 sum every day advertising for heist,
b'ut it cannot secure competent helv
nor even Incompetent help. -As well
' might a rich or well-to-do "house wtte
'advertise for a competent coe
' should serve also m tralaed howoe-
at a ?25 or $ salary;.
were, still in private hands, it ccrald
be dealt with accordingly. A. remedy
in Hresron would lie with the vshlle
intelligently, but too -slosrly. iUis.
primary purposes were to sustain the
financial integrity of the railroads ad
to raise wages. In both he succeeded.
. But tho telephone was not brokea
j down when the government took It
tent help which was carrying, on th&
service satisfactorily throe .moniis
ago gone? Into employmeitt .whica
pays a living wage.
"Another strong contrast: wnen
McAdoo learned that- a public-ba-
dnmnod attitude had . permeated the
railroads from competitors into a mo
nopoly, ho issued a most vigorous or-
dor to all hands to abandon the nttl-
in the same spirit he has conducted
tho postoffico department beforo and
during tho war,
"Discouraging ng tho prospect Is. no
roraedy Is In sight Primarily the tel
ephone, breakdown. Is a questioa ot
labor, and as all labor problems since
wo entered tho war have finally beaa
put up tp the president for-solution.
Jt 1. ay be expected that Mr. Wilson
ill . called on to restore the tele
ph. : o to normal efficiency. But mor
Important things demand tho prcsl-
I d i t's attention now, Tho telephone
Geerg fcocurea "Lisle."
Seantor Chamberlain was presented
with a handsomo automobile this week
as a token, of appreciation by a nua
bor of Oregon friends, ,
Patronizo News advertisers.