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THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 1018
TUB SPRINGFIELD NEWS
Published nvory Thursday by the
lAno" County Publishing Association.
ROBERT A. DRODIE, Editor and Mgr.
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These are Uncle Sam's
orders not ours.
have a diversity ot shopping to do.
They will follow the lines -ot least
resistance. They will got the, "other
things" they could havo obtained in
Springfield In the same town they
were obliged to go to obtain tho one
article they could not securo here.
This Is whero It hits tho whole com
munlty. This is whore the really eu
torprislng merchant In his own linn
Is made to suffer through tho dlln
torlfiess of the merchant .In another
line. Ho has tho desire- and willing-
WHO IS TO BLAME?
Every merchant who depends upon
the community In which ho does busi
ness for rartlal or cntlro support of
Ills bustness, cannot live unto himself ncss to forge ahead himself, but Is
alone and hope to achieve permanent ! retarded by tho unwillingness ot his
success. Ho owes something to tho 'brother merchant. Tho essential
community. That something consists j spirit of cooperation Is missing, corn
principally of conducting his business munlty growth Is interrupted, and
along lines so progressive that trade stagnation follows,
will bo attracted to him and to his A merchant who sots cV.cn a normal
"town Instead of being repelled by un- standard of stock and servico boforo
progressive motiiods. his trado in his own particular lino,
Springfield In some lines ot mer- has a right to expect a merchant en
chandlsing 13 no better or no worse , gaged in a dissimilar lino of business
than hundreds of other towns ot siml- j to also maintain a decent standard.
Jar size In the country. But comparl- j Thta is the unwritten law of clvlo pro-
sons are not made to furnish an allhl j gress that one merchant owes to an
other. Ho Is a mighty poor citizen
that ignores this essential obligation.
Locally, this attitude of unprogres-
for Springfield. If this town has any
desire to k6ep up with the procession,
it Is squarely up to its citizens to do
those things which will keep It abreast slveness has bit other Interests other
.. . At . ' . . . , . . -
uiai i man simpiy niercnania. xv iias ni-
and. leave undone those tnmgs
tend to retard its progress.
to mnko good. It thoy nro not dis
posed to do so, it is imperative then
that tho majority ot tho merchants ot
this town lond a hand to lnduco other
merchants to locato here and engage
tu such lines of business that nro not
already proporly represented In tho
splrll and In tho purposo that makes
for tho promotion of the Interests ot
Nowspapordom nnd the community
generally has sustained a sovoro loss
In tho death of Max P. Taylor, city
editor ot tho Eugono Guard. He
maintained an unusually high stan
dard both in his calling and ob a citizen.
American's reply to tho latest Gor
man pcaco Is six billion dollars. Thero
aro not enough figures to trnnslato
this sum Into German marks, but it
is to bo hoped that sho will under
stand the roply as expressed in our
After a lot ot useless correspond
ence America finally entered the lists
at war with Germany. It is to bo
hoped thnt poaco with hor will not
bo obtained through any such dila
fected tho professions. It retards in
it Jk no time to be seeking an nllbl. a measure the growth of the uanuing if anything straightforward can
It is no time for an Indifferent at-j interests of the town. Both banks in Iconic out of Germany it has yet to
tltude. Springfield have progressed In tho way j show itself in nny of her peace over-
It is no time for attributing matters of that Inevitable measure that is tures,
to war conditions. j meted out to enterprises that con-
It is no time to be selfish and self- stcntly endeavor to merit it. The1'
satisfied. (have grown in spite of adverse con-
It is no time to crawl Into a rut and ; dltlons. But with the natural advant
age, jages Springfield possesses, ' If rightly
It is time, however, If Springfield j and aggressively used, her banks to
la ever to amount to more than ajday would show an even greater ag
speck on the map, to place blame gregato of deposits. The numerical
where it belongs, and if those self-' strength of their depositors would
satisfied merchants are not suffi-jshow more than double what It is at
clentty alive to their future interests present lf the trade of tho population
and that" of Springfield to'remedy tho residing' within our districts had been
existing evil, it is high time that other ! properly conserved by some of our
merchants were attracted here sufli- local merchants. Xo stronger attests
ciently enterprising to eradicate it. jtlon of this could possibly have beim
The evil that is sapping the com- shown than in the recent Liberty Loan
merclal life ot Springfield started like campaign when If all the subscrip
all evils frOm a small beginning and ' tlons from the Springfield banking
has grown until It has assumed a men- j district had been credited to Spring
ace of serious proportions. It was lipid banks, we would have exceeded
born of the elimination of competition, our quota by $25,000 or more. People
It has grown from Indifference to com- residing in this district in a great
munlty welfare and a smug self-satfs-' many Instances had simply formed
fiedness. The ruin has already been , banking connections in Eugene be
wrought. Summed up In a few words caus"e Eugene merchants had "mad It
It was the driving away of trade that easier" for them to supply their wants
by virtue of Springfield's geographical there.
location belonged here, and actuallv To sum up, we let a share of our
wanted to come here; and, in the case trade slip through our fingers by neg-
ot Springfield people themselves, to lecting to take care of It.
It is not a pleasant thing to con
template nor discuss. It is a pretty
Who is to blame?
There was a disposition upon our severe arraignment when It must come
part at one time to lay It on to the from the home newspaper, be it ever
consumer. Now we know better. , so humble. But when a canker starts to
Nine-tenths of the blame should be gnaw at our vitals, ft Is timo some
laid at the door of the "self-satisfied" body got busy with a long, sharp knife.
TO THE VOTERS OF
We are all agreed that now tho
jpcoial business of our nation and of
each of us is war. Our success In this
matter Is, of course, the thing that
ongrosses the mind of every good
American citizen, and the question of
who shall or shall not hold sotn-i
county office. Js of small moment in
comparison, but I feel that In Justlci
to myself I should at this timo mahu
a statement relatlvo to my candidacy
for tho office of Sheriff of Lane county.
As Sheriff of this county I have en
deavored to conduct tha affairs of tho
office In an efficient, economical and
buslncss-l'.ke manner, and to perform
the additional duties placed upon tho
office as a result of the war, fairly and
impartially and In qlo30 co-operation
with the Federal officials. Tho Inves
tigations conducted at the request of
the government authorities relating to
alien enemies, draft evaders, etc., havo
become a very important and arduous
duty of the Sheriff's office.
I have endeavored to do my whole
duty not only in these matters, but
in tho handling of tho regular routine
work of the office. I have agreed and
acted in accordance with tho Idea ex
pressed by Mr. Green Pitcher (one of
the most courageous and efficient
peace "officers in the Stateof Oregon),
who said, during tho last primary elec
tion campaign, "I do not believe tho
peoplo expect their Sheriff to be sim
ply a clerical man, drawing $2,000 per
UNITED WAR WORK OrFICBRS
State coinmlttoo officers for tho
Unltod War Work Campaign aroi W.
M. Ladd. chairman; O. W. Davidson,
director: John W. Kolloy, and Mrs.
William II. Marshall, associates; direc
tor publicity, Ira F, Powers; speakers'
and onterUlnora' bureau, J, W. Day;
tudonts, John II. Rudd; vlcotory boys'
aud glrU' foaturo, Waltor A. (loss.
Chairman ot the aovsu allied organ
izations: Y. M. C, A., Mr. Ladd; Y. W, 0. A.,
Mrs. William MacMastor; War Camp
Commuult'y 8ervlco, Kmory Olmstoad;
American Library Association, W. L,
Browstof ; Kntghti ot Columbus, Frank
J. Lonorgan; Salvation Army, O. 0,
Bortzmoyer; Jewish Wolfaro Board,
John K. Mott, of Now York, Is dlroc-tor-lnchlot
and Lman L. Plorco, ot
San Francisco, Is director of tho
Western Dopartmont, embracing eight
states, Including: Oregon.
1HbBe- ;'4MbH '
MARION VEATCH I
Experienced, ctllciont nnd economical
servico to tho county and ovory
LOST Strayed from my placo ono
whtto fomnlo pig, about C weeks
old. Finder plcaso notify V. W.
Carson, Sprlugflold, Ore.
FOB BENT A ten-acro tract ono
mllo southwest of Springfield nnd
two and one-half miles south of Eu
gene. Good houso nnd fair out
buildings, (ill under cultivntlon.
Inaul:o at 1SG Mill street, corner
A, or nddrcss P. O. box 002, Spring
"SICKNESS IS BAD," BUT POVERTY AND DE
PENDING UPON "CHARITY" IS WORSE, WE CAN'T
ALWAYS PREVENT SICKNESS, BUT POVERTY IS
NEARLY ALWAYS THE RESULT OF EXTRAVA
CANCE AND WASTE.
. MOST MEN CAN SAVE PART OF THEIR EARN
INGS FROM THEIR WORK OR THEIR BUSINESS
WTHOUT REALLY DENYING THEMSELVES.
WHEN SICKNESS COMES DON'T LET IT FIND
YOU WITHOUT MONEY. v
PUT MONEY IN THE BANK FOR SELF-PROTEC
BANK WITH US.
Gravely taste !
merchant thoso who lacked the en-, The sooner tho operation is over with,
terprise to do and dare those who the better for the community. Delay
lived for the present and shut their is dangerous for tho patient. We are
eyes to their own future and that of a sick bunch and it aeems that it has ; wh,, around the office,
the community. Those who rather , been nobouy's business to diagnose Bafo from perBonai danger and bodily
than buy staple goods in the face of ' tho trouble. harm an(1 sen(iB out somo untried, in-
an advancing marnet to repienian (jommereni supremacy as won aB experienced deputy to face tho dangers
their depleted stocks lor rear oi oeing military supremacy is only to oe won
"stuck" If the price went down, de-jby a vigorous offensive. Wo have
liberately drove a lucrative trade been too long on the defensive already,
away from their own stores and from and It has been mighty weak. We
the whole town. , have not held our own, and Springfield
It the damage could have been con- has about reached that point where
lined to their own stores, the News she has her( "back to the wall." ,
would have remained silent, and let j It does not seem expedient to
them revel in tho reward that belongs , "wait" until "after the war." This
to the exercise of such business meth- j "watchful waiting" policy as far as his
ds an ephemeral prosperity based ' tory records, does not seem to have
upon the unusual needs of the hour, gotten anybody anywhere.
It does not look to us, either, that
waiting for the carshops to spring up
like a mushroom in the night two or
three years hence will solve our des
tiny either. If they come, along with
But by virtue of tho inexorable laws
of trade the disease could not be con
fined there. It must needs be as far
reaching 83 an epidemic of the "flu."
It has hit every business interest in
I have given tho best of my enorgy
and ability to tho service of the peoplo,
tho county, stato and nation, and If it
Is the desire of tho voters of Lane
county that I continue in that servico
I shall appreciate thoir support and
will labor just as Industriously in tho
future as I havo in the past to safe
guard tho interests ot tho public and
of tho taxpayers of tho county.
(Paid adv.) D. A. ELKINS.
this town a resounding blow. Tho ,a couple ot hundred more folks added
analysis of this Is not difficult to find, 'to our population, what assurance have
Every farmer, stockman, dairyman,
logger, lumberman, and other Voca
tions that were wont to do business
in Springfield, especially In satisfying
thoir usual needs, have found it upon
uU succeeding trip increasingly more
difficult to supply Uilr needs hero ow
ftiS tet- stocks having been permitted
to run down to a point below the aver
age of un ordinary country merchan
dise store. Naturally these people
have been compelled to travel farther
to a more complete supply point. The
same is true of people residing right
in Springfield. No man or woman
living either from u distance or close
in will cotne U town for the solo pur
peso of buying a few yards of musllu
and then returning homo. They wilt
we that they will not trado in Eugene
also? If we do not mend our ways,
what inducement can we offer them
to spend their earnings hero?
Tho News has not delved Into this
proposition as a matter of amusement,
It has fortified itself with sufficient
facts that are serious enough to do-
Want 8ales Representatives In
Every Town In Orejjon.
Wo prefer men who havo sold stock,
insurance, real estate, books or who
had no sales experience, but would
like to develop into salesmen. We
train every applicant accepted and
provide a system that will enable any
one who works to make from $70.00
to $150.00 per week. Can also uso
use women of exceptional ability. Po
sltton permanent. In applying, state
ago, past business experience, number
raand public attention. It has spoken J0r years you havo llvod In community,
plainly for tho first and tho last time. , and references. Address in conn-
It has sounded a note ot warning that
bad better be heeded. Tho situation
has already passed tho point whore
discussion will be of but small avail.
Tho time for "action" is here. The
time la ripe for tlua business Interests
of this community to meet together
under ono roof and oscortaln who tho
blind obstructors nro and urga them
donco, KANE MFG. CO,, 1628-27
C, Smith Bldg., Seattle, Wash,
Mr. and Mrs.- Harry Eaton, of Ari
zona, aro hero at tho homo of. Mrs.
Eaton's parents, Mr. and Mrs, J. W.
McDowell. Mrs. Eaton will remuln
hero while her husband is In tho sof-vice.
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE ON
Notice. Is hereby given that by vir
tue or an oxocutlon and ordor of salo
Issued out of the Circuit Court In and
for Lano county, Oregon, on tho 10th
day of c cio'-er, 1318, upon a Judgment
an decree randorod tboroln on tho
14th day cf Soptcmbor, 1018, In favor
of O. Q. Cartwright nnd against E. L.
Gum, for tho sum of $2,901.10, with
interest nt 8'r por annum from Sep
tember 14, 1918, and $200.00 attornoy
fee3, and $24.40 costs, commanding
mo, In tho uamo ot the Stato of Ore
gon, in order to satisfy said Judgment,
and in accordance with said decreo to
sell tho hereinafter described real es
Lot numbered four in b!ock num
bered ono in Kolsay's addition to Eu
gene, Lano county, Oregon, nnd also
lor numbered throo In block num
bered three in Kelsay's first addition
to Eugene City, In Lano county, Ore
gon. Now therefore, in accordance with
said oxocutlon, ordor and docrco, I
will, on Saturday, tho 16th day of No
vember, 1918, at 1 o'clock In tho after
noon, at tho southwest door of tho
county court house In Eugene, Lano
county, Oregon, offer for Bile nnd sell,
subjoct to redemption, at public auc
tion to the highest bidder for cash, all
tho interest of tho abovo namou is. u.
Gum, his wife, Sarah cum, l. u.
HuEhes and Elva urozier, in anu 10
tho abovo described real property.
D. A. ELKINS,
Sheriff of Lano County, Oregon.
In tho Circuit Court ot tho Stato of
nmiron for tho County o: uano,
Nora Payne, plaintiff, vs. Matt Payno,
defendant. , ,
To Matt Payne, tho abovo named de
In tho name of the Stato of Oregon
you aro heroby required to appear
and answer the complaint filed against
you in the above entitled court und
causo on or before tho 28th day of
November, 1918, said date being tho
date and time spoclflod by tho court
in tho ordor for publication as tho
time for you to appear and nnswer,
and If you fall so to appear and anfl
uor fnr want thereof tho plaintiff will
apply to tho court for tho relief do
mnnded in said complaint on file horo
n, and tho wholo thoreof. Tho roliof
demanded is: Judgment and docreo.
that the bonds of matrimony now ex
isting botwuen tho plalntTf w& de
fendant bo forovor dissolved and held
lor naught and that tho plaintiff bo
awarded tho caro and custody of tho
two minor children, Claudle Payno
and Nolvin Payno, and for such othor
relief as to tho court may seem moot
This summons is published by tho
ordor of tho Honorable O. F. Skip
worth, Judgo of the Circuit Court of
tho Stato of Oregon for, the County
ct Lano, dutod Octobey ;.14, 1918.
FRANK A, DoPUB,.
BeEidonco Springfield, Oregon.
Grcvnly is the
ccmmon-r.ence chmv lor
men. It i economical. A
xavii rjcla his tobacco cat
isfaction out of u smaller
chew and fewer of them.
The good Gravelv taste
Ih8ts n lone while. Two or
three amaHsquaresof Real
Grnvely stays with you
longer than abl(? hunk of
ordinary plup. Each piece
is packed in a pouch.
These are the plain facts
about Gravely Plug Tobacco.
J7 en further that's triy yttt
ran ft tht ocJ taut cfthh tlau
df tobacco without xtra mt.
Real Gravely Chewing Plug
10$a vouch-and worth it
DR. J. E. RICHMOND
PHONES Office, 3; Residence, 116-J
Over Commercial Bank
D. W. ROOF
SPRINGFIELD, - OREGON
FINE WATCH REPAIRING
As yoifbohold tho glory of America
In futuro years, do your part now so
you may reflect tho glory then.
Dr. N. W. Emery
8UTTON BLDG. - - PHONE 20-J
RESIDENCE PHONE 129-W
W. F. WALKER
Office Phono 02; ltooldonco 07-1
West Main St.
tiODEUT BURNS Lodgo, No.
78, A. M. F Anclont and
Accoptod Scottish Rite Uni
versal and Symbolic Free
Masons meets first and third
Friday evening in W. O. W.
hall,' Vlsltltfg brothoro wel
P. A. Johnson
It. W. M.
U, 8. Shipping Loss Slight. yeur GOO.OOO tons will bo turned out
Washington, Oct. 24. Slnco tho bo- onch monUu
ginning of tho war tho Unltod States I .Tnoro ( no 8ubstltute for milk as
has lost only 054,000 deadweight tons a food for growth. Portland mothers
of shipping duo to submarine uctlvl- should mako a drive on father's purse
tics, Charles I'loz, general manugor oi iu mo oxicm oi onu quart oi mint por
tho shlnnlnc board, told tho senate np- day for overy child." Oregon League
proprlatlons commltteo, In testimony
mnds public this afternoon,
"Wo lost very little' Amorlcnn ton
nnco until Anrll. this your, and wo
Btato of Ohio, City or roieuo, t .
I.ucoh County, f
Frank J. Clioney runkey oiith that lio Is
rnlor pnrtner of the firm of F. J. Clioney
have lost 540,000 tons slnco that timo,' leuo. County and Htnio nforeantu. nnd
tii 'Wn liinl vnrv llttln loan' t,mt "nl'' ,,rm will luv tho MUM ot ONW
Plez said, wo nau very muo ioaa , iiuNDitun noi .i .akh to r ..a ei in nd ov-
laut voar bocauao wo had very Httlo fry rnno of Cniarrli tlmt f-nnnot ho cui4
18UI your "u"u,nu " . WJ tho uso cf IIAM.'H CATAHIUI CtlltU,
tonnage on tho Atluntlc," FRANK J. uiienkv.
Tho shipping board lias undor way
or requisitioned nnd finished about
lfi,r.00,000 tons, ho added. This ship
j.'.nc will cont about $19 n ton.
The influenza oplddmtc seriously In
torforod with October ship production,
Ilea said, but after tho first ot tho
('worn to boforo tno find lUbBcrlbed In
riy niPKonco, tills Clli dny of December,
A. r),t ISS0. '
(Seal),, A. "W. OLBARON,
.. ' -. Notary public.
I Hall's Catarrh Curo Is taken Internally
nnd acti directly upon tha blood and mu
1 coyd HUrfares of the ytem. Send for
V. J..CHBNICT & CX. Tolodo, O,
Hold by nil ririiRfrliitii, 7lio.
Tak llall'i Family I'llli tut eonitlpitlon.