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THE SPRINGFIELD NEWS
THURSDAY, I)IP. 5, 1018
Published ovory Thursday by tho
JUino County Publishing Association.
ROBERT A. BRODIE, Editor and Mar.
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CARNAGE IS NOT INNATE.
Those Prussian minded philosoph
ers, who taught that war is tho com
mon, natural, desired human state,
would have been Interested to ana
lyze tho spontaneous outbursts over
this nation, and the world, when the
armistice was declared.
Shipbuilders, to whom peace prob
ably meant a much lower wage, '
dropped their tools and paraded With t
shouts and tumult j
Of course the mothers of the land
rejoiced, bat so did those who an hour ,
before had cheerfully -faced the pros-
pect of a year in the -front trenches. ,
From the cripple on his stumps, '
who pushed himself along the mad
streets with four half-gallon cans ,
jangling behind him, to the banker's j
stately limcusine with its blaring I
horns and waving flags there was
given tie proof of the true spirit of
That solvit is one of good will to
all men. '
It is tho spirit' that breaks out at
Christmas time. , .
That stands uncovered beside the
That respects womanhood, and
loves little children, and sacrifices
that age may toast its shins by the
cheerful blaze of; filial warmth.
Prussian philosophers have yet to
walk back upon the path they have
trod, and start down the other road
that emanates a true interpretation
of the divine spirit inherent in all
POTATOES AND THE MOON.
Once more we note that a scientific
cuss has tried to break to pieces the
old tradition that potatoes must be
planted In the dark of the moon.
He planted his in the bright of the
moon, and gatherer a wonderful crop.
He naively adds that he fertilized
'lnavllv. nnrt nnltfvntpri icllh HIltepnrA !
Probably as many potatoes will be
.anted in the dark of the moon next
irlng as In other bygone springs.
The farmer's potatoes are a side
.ssue, -a by-product, and there is
.neither fertilizer nor tillage to spare
lor them So, if the phase of the
moon will Improve the crop prospects,
be sure the farmer will utilize this
And 3pthat we don t know but that
the mocu may have something to do
We know a well that is getting low
goes dry hi tho full of the moon, and
Eupplies its due flow two weeks later.
The nfoon'not only affects the tides,
but apparently the flow ofyall earth
waters, and the amount and avail
ability of moisture might have con
siderable to do with the success of
a potato crop.
Probably the sapient scientist also
watered Ids potatoes with the hose.
Old woman's tales and the traditions
of the countryside more often prove
to have legs of truth under them, than
mere pin feathers on wings of fancy.
Local high school boys should lend
their services to help insure the suc
cess of a home talent show. Don't
forget, boys, that the public never
fails to respond when you seek moral
nnd financial support of your school
activities. You can well afford to be
equally responsive with your time and
Now that war poetry is en passe,
there is nothing left to poemlze hut
the "flu." The subject is not exactly
an inspiring ono, hut just think of the
words that rhyrao with "flu." Why,
it's just as oasy!
We believed a short time ago that
tho world war was the' limit in human
catastrophe. Ah we view tho ravages
. of tho influenza epidemic, tho annals
of peace aro playing strange tricks on
Teddy floosevoH will talk himself
Into unpopularity pretty quick at IUb
yirosent rate. Ho has been strong on
tho "captious critic" stuff, but lamont
ably w-'ak on sound suggestion.
Christmas Gifts for Everyone
At Prices That Appeal to You
We have made a special effort to make our store a place
where it will be a pleasure to do your Christmas buying.
You can make a suitable selection here for friends and
relatives with the least expenditure of effort and money.
All sizes and prices
FRY OVEN GLASSWARE
JARDINIERS : J
DECORATED SALAD SETS . , 4
A beautiful gift that will delight any woman
These will please her, too
For milady's toilette. Thjs lino is here in such
endless variety that selection is made most sat
isfactory to you. Lack of space prevents a
description of these beautiful goods, besides
they must bo seen to bo appreciated
POST CARD FRAMES
These are handsome and anyone will appreciate
Woodrow has taken his wife along
to the peace jaunt "over there." There
would have been slim chances for
peace at homo if he had not, and we
still claim he is a master diplomat.
Who will be the first to open up an
aeroplane store in Springfield? The
day is not far distant when 'twill be
nore fact than fancy.
Xat Goodwin has lost one of his
jeyes. Looking for wife No. 7 will bo
a harder job than the previous ones.
Has had their
By a "local physician"
During the past
We notice the marriage
In Eugene yesterday
Of a gentleman named
We believe the bride
Don't fail to see
John Ketels and-his bride
At the big show next week.
Winzenried & Dunlap
Advertisod the fact
That thoy were giving away
At their store -.,..
We never dreamed
That an old-timer like
Would "fall' for It.
As a means of reprisal
A lot of fierce Jokes
On the editor of this column
Will be sprung by a bunch
Of punk end-men
At the big show.
We wouldn't have the
Of some people
On a bet.
ADVICE TO FLU CONVALESCENTS
Washington, D, O. (Special. ac
cording to a report mado to the United
States Public Health Service, the epi
demic of influenza In Spain hns al-1
ready caused an Increase In the preva
lence and deaths from pulmonary tu-1
berculosls. A Hlmllar association lfo-
ttyoQii Influenza and tuberculosis was
recently mode by Sir Arthur News- i
Jiolme, the chief medical officer of tho j
English public health service, In his
unulysls of tho tuberculosis death rate
In England. I
In order that the petjplo of tho Unit- j
ed States may profit by the experience
of other countries Surgeon General i
Itupert Blue of tho Wilted States Pub-!
He Health Service has lust I.saucd a i
HOME OF GREAT QUALITY
AND LITTLE PRICES
warning emphasizing tno need of spe
cial precautions nt the present time.
"Experience seems to Indicate," says
the Surgeon General, "that .persons
whose reslstnnco has been weakened
by nn attack of Influenza are peculiar
ly susceptible to tuberculosis. With
millions of Its peoplo recently affected
with influenza tills country now. of
fers conditions favoring tho spread of
' One Million Consumptives In the
"Then you consider this a serious
menace?" was asked. "In my opinion
It Is, though I hasten to add It Is dis
tinctly one against which the people
can guard. So far as ode can estimate
tli ere are nt present about one million
cases of tuberculosis In the United
; States. There Is unfortunately no
t complete census available to show ex-
aetly the number of tuberculosis per
' sons In each stnte despite the fact that
I most of the states have made the dls
1 ease reportable. In New York city,
w'jere reporting hns been In force for
many years, over 35,000 cases of tu
berculosls ore registered with the De
partment of Health. Those familiar
with the situation believe thnt the ad
dition of unrecognized and unreported
allies would make the number nearer
60,000. The very careful health sur
vey conducted during the past two
'years In Framlngham, Mass., revealed
200 cases of tuberculosis In a popula
tion of approximately 10,000. If these
proportions hold true for the United
States as a whole they would Indicate
that about one In every hundred per
sons Is tuberculous. Each of these
constitutes n source of danger to bo
What to Do
In his statement to the public Sur-
, ,.,. ,, .!.. , JTJ .
goon General Bluo points out how
those who have hnd influenza should
protect themselves against tuberculo
sis. "All who have recovered from In
fluenza," says the Surgeon General,
"should have their lungs carefully ex
amined by a competent physician. In
fact. It is desirable to have several ex
aminations made a month apart. Such
examinations cannot be madti through
the clothing nor enn they be carried
out ! two or three minutes. If the
lungs are found to be 'free from tuber
culosis every effort should be made to
W. W. EBBETT, Prop'r
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LET US DO YOUR REPAIRING.
Wo hnvo p. lot of things horo that will plenso
him. If you want n modest llttlo gift for him,
inspoct, our lino or N'ockttcs. All good patterns
and varloty is unlimited
For the Children
KNITTED SUITS and
These aro most attractive and seasonable gifts
for your own children or Bo'mo one else's
DOLLS AND BEARS
Wo took special pains to inako this lino com
plete and we bolluvo vo have succeodod In so
doing. Como In and see tho Dolls and Ted
dies on dross parade, but don't bring your child
If you can help it, for if you do you will havo
TOYS . v
That will plcaso tho children at prices that will
Keep tiicin so. mis can oe none uy
right living, good food and plenty of
The Surgeon Genera! warned espe
cially against certain dancer signs,
such as "decline" and "colds which
These, he explained, were often thp
beginning of tuberculosis. "If you do
not get well promptly, If your1 cold
seems to hang on or your health and
strength decline, remember thnt those
are often the early signs of tuberculo
sis. Plnce yourself nt onco under the
care of a' competent physician. Tuber
'l.z' It curable In tb irlv c!-
In the County Court of tho State of
Oregon for tho County of Lane.
In tho matter of the estate of Sarah
C. Brothers, deceased. ,
To Wm. A. Ta:t, Clurles C, Bishop,
Robert H. Bishop, AHco Itogers and
.Harvey Itogers, hor husband, Greet
ing! In the name of tho State of Oregon
you aro hereby cited and required to
appear In the County Court of tho
State of Oregon, for tho County of
Lane, at the court room thereof, at
Eugene, in the County of Lane, on
Thursday, tho 2nd day of January,
1919, at 10 o'clock In the forenoon of
that day, then and thcro to. show
cause, if any you havo, why an ordor
of sale should not bo mado for tho
sale of tho real property belonging to
said estate lit accordance with tho
petition of the Administrator of said
estato on file herein, said real ostato
being described as tho N, E. of tho
N. W. H nnd tho west V, of the N. W,
V of the N. IX V of Sec. 14, Tp. 1C S.,
It. 2 west of tho W. M., In Lane coun
ty, Oregon, excepting 25 acres thereof
heretofore sold to Bertha M. Paddock,
land one acre conveyed for school pur-
roses, and excepting such rights und
privileges as the S. P. Co. may havo
by virtue of deeds recorded at pages
495 and 587 of Vol. 73 of tho Deed
Ilecords of Lano county, Oregon, and
excepting flume rights of Fischer Bros.
Witness, tho Hon. H. L. Bown,
Judge of the County Court of the
State of Oregon, for tho County 'of.
Lane and tho Seal of said Court hero-
to affixed, this 18th day of November,
Attest: STACY M. RUSSELL,
WHEN YOUR MONEY IS IN OUR BANK IT IS
SAFE FROM FIRE, BURGLARS AND YOUR OWN
DESIRE TO SPEND IT.
THE WAY TO HAVE MONEY IN THE BANK IS
TO 'PUT" IT THERE, LET IT "STAY" -THERE AND
ALWAYS ADD TO IT.
JUST SAY: ."I AM GOING TO HAVE MORE
MONEY" AND BANK IT.....THIS IS THE ONE SURE
WAY TO GET AHEAD. '
BANK WITH US.
at the Judge
for chewing Gravely.
The Judge came right
back at Mike with a friend-1
, ly chew just n couple of .
little squares off his plug of
Mike found that the chew
stayed with him for a long
while, and (he more he
chewed the better it tasted.
Real Gravely Chewing Plug
each piece packed in a pouch-
One Evening Only
Wednesday, December 11
HENRY W. SAVAGE offers
DEL t G H T
A US Id
ENQUGH FUN, GIRLS AND
&iDOOK AND LVlc2
COME ON OVER!
Wednesday, December 11
Seat sale opens Tuesday, DeclOth, at 10 u. m. Mall
Orders, with Check, now accepted.
PRICES: Lower Floor, $2 and $1;' Balcony,. $1,50, $1
DOORS OPEN WEDNESDAY, AT 7:45
' CURTAIN AT 8;30, SHARP.
r riiiiH h
"There's the real tobac
co satisfaction," says the
Judge: "and it costs, noth
ing extra to chew this class
of plug." '
It gttt furthtrthat't why you
ran fit thi good latlt of ihh chit
of loSacco without txtra cost.
. S Air aHIV i
BY JEROME KERN '
SONG HITS TO PAY OFF