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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 1918
VOL. XVII. NO4B
Patients Not Pormittod to En
dangor Eithor Thomsolvoo
Tho Intent outbreak of tlio Influonrn
epldomlc linn about roachoil a stand
till and whllo thoni aro still qulto n
number of cases In tho cltr. nono bayo
rcsultod fatally during tho past wook.
Quarantining regulations aro In
offoct, and danger from Infection from
parsons prono to mlnglo outsldo still
laden with gonna of tho dlaoaso,
though apparently recovered, has
boon removed by confining thorn to
lowed to wrllo, and which In harder
to wrllo than It will bo to toll when I
I am foo'lng bettor thnn J ovor did
In my Ufa and am' having a flno tlmo
and seeing lots ci now tilings,
I will likely bo pretty busy hero, but
you will hoar from mo as often as I
can wrlto, or as tho mall service Is
i I hope to hoar from you soon as
, thoy say our mall camo hero boforo
wo did and wo will gat It protty soon.
Lota of lovo to you all,
C8th Ualloon Co., American 12. K.
MARCOLA BOY IS KILLED
Plnkhsm Dies on Field of
Battle Auaust Oth.
After having Horved In tho Canadian
army almost from tho beginning of
tho war, aftor having received a num
ber of Wounds nnil hnvlne hnmi In n
their homos until porml tod ttfgo out Kronl mBBy of ,ho ,mn,ct ,n
by tho attending Physician. 'Franco and Belgium. Charles Pink-
Tho marked doorcase In tho por- ,,, . , , ,, .,,..
contago of cases terminating fatally,
Is attributed to tho more effective
moans physicians aro employing to
combat tho ravages of tho dlsoaso.
Schools will remain closed until
Aftor consldorablo wrangling In tho
council at Its last mooting, It was
finally decided to placo no bun at
presont upon public gatherings until
tho quarantining measures had boon
trlod out. Mayor Morrison opposod
tho council In Uils attltudo, but with
Individual precaution is inoro no
ticeable than that prevailing a month
resident of Marcola, was klllod In
action August 9, according to word
Just received by his aunt, Mrs. Wick
Huff. Ho wns aged 26 yoars and
.leaves a wlfo In England, having mar
tried an English girl whllo recuperat
ing from wounds rccolvod in action.
l'Inkham enlisted as a strotchor
boaror and continued In that work
until tho snd. Word camo In Sop-
tembor that ho wus missing In action
nnd nothing further was hoard from
him until a cablecram, sent a few
days ago, told of his death.
Rov. Danford Hears From 8on.
Hov. S. A. Dnnford has Just received
ix letter from his son. 8. E. Danford,
who was through all tho last fighting
at tho front in Franco and Belgium
with tho 3G3rd Infantry In tho Dlst dl
vlr'on. Ho sayn It cajinot bo do
Berthed. Mr. Danford was a nractlc-
, J Ing chrorrnctlo In Montana when war
I was declared and he Immediately on
With a total valuation of tho Stato ,lfitod. I)r Danford haB anoUier Bon
placed nt $087,033,896.97, as an- in prauco. who , an 0mco ,n c,mrEO
nnnnpAit tffttlnv liv Ktfitjtj Tr Prim- ...
STATE TAX VALUES RISE
O. A. C. and University Will Derive
Increase In Revenue.
Commission Requires Further
Justification Before Rates
rolsslonor Calloway, a substantial
rise In tho funds to bo derived from
Mlllago taxos for Uio various institu
tions and funds Is provided for. Last
year' tho total valuation was $928,.
C0C.G70.3C, or an Increase for this year
Tho Mlllago tax of tho University
;of a field artlllory company. His wlfo
'and little girl live at Dartle Court In
Aftor a four-day probe of tho pro
posed tariffs of tho Pacific Telephone
& Tolegroph Company, tho Public"
Servlco Commission adjourned Tues
day afternoon subject to reconvenUpn
by ' tho chairman upon fen days'
Mcanwhllo Assistant Attorney Gen
eral Ualloy will marshal his evidence
for tho State, and the company as
semble such additional testimony as
it may dcslro to present Especially
will It bo incumbent upon tho com
pany to shpw to tho commission whon
it reconvenes why tho company should
bo granted an lncreaso In its rates In
Oregon when Postmaster General Bur-
lotion, several days ago, reduced Its
toll rates. Tho company as agent for
Mr. Duricson is asking that tho In
creased ratos provided for in tho pro
posed tariffs bo allowed under tti'ft
pica that tho government needs more
money to operate Uio company, and
tho commission desires to know If
this Is truo why tho postmaster gen'
oral la reducing rates.
W. J. Phillips, manager of the com
pany In Oregon, was the last witness
to testify. His testimony was along
this line as to whether tho proposed
rates could be considered to high that
tho public would refuso to tako tho
sorvlce. Ho doclarcd that. In his
opinion, there waB no need of appre
hension on the subject.
Doputy City Attorney Tomllnson,
upon the conclusion of tho testimony
of Mr. Phillips, moved that tho hear-.
ing bo dismissed on tho ground that
DIES IN EUGENE
Girl Well Known in Springfield's
Younger Set, Succumbs to
Miss Ethel Olmsted, of tho Eugene
Printing Co., died at the Mercy Hos
pital In Eugonc at 5:30 o'clock Thurs
day morning, from, pneumonia.
Miss Olmsted was born In Nebraska
and was 21 years of age at the time
of her death. Sbo came with her
parents to the Coast several years ago.
and lived in Stayton, where Mr. Olm
sted conducted a newspaper prior to
them coming to Eugene ovor a year
ago. Miss Olmsted learned the print
ing, trade under the guidance of her
father and became very proficient.
"Pot" was well-known among the
Srrlngfleld younger set, and her un
failing good nature made her popular
Her remains were taken to Portland
this morning and will be cremated at
the Portland Crematorium.
him on somo logs, and' grasped the
other as ho was going down for tho
last tlmo. Thoy were revived with
hoi coffee and went their way, sad
der, wiser and wettor. Neither, how
ever, would divulge their names.
Soldiers to Be Given Preference
Preferential rights for Oregon sol
diers for employmeritvc-n all State
works under contract will bo tho ob
Joct of legislation to be proposed at
the coming session of the legislature.
An appropriation will be asked for the
purpose of taking a census of all avail
able employment In the Stato an dto
meet the expenses of necessary cleri
cal work. This plan was developed
yesterday at a conference between
Governor Wlthycombe, Mayor George
L. Baker of Portland and Major Calvin
S. White, who represented the com
manding officer at Camp Lewis and
who was peresent on behalf of the
LOCAL RED GROSS
Liberal Response Greets Com
mittees on Member
-The Red Cross membership drive
in Springfield opened Monday. Tks
soliciting committee met with naV
formly favorable response all aloes
the line. All the committees haw
not yet reported and a few who haw
reported bad not completed their
their canvass today.
Mrs. A. B. Van Valzah, chalrmaa eC
t the got-gettem contingent, depositee
1S309 yesterday as the first fraSe
The plan for a general home-corn-1 thereof. i
Ing welcome to the Oregon boys.j Rep0rts so far obtainable am
which also Is to extend to assisting , thnsly:
them to obtain employment in civil:
Teachers Are Scarce.
A vory serious shortage of teachers
exist thorughout the United States,
according to 'a letter received by
Frank L. Armltage, superintendent of
tho federal employment servlco for
this district. A letter Becks Informa
tion as to the number of available
teachers in Mr. Armitage's district.
The Chicago office reports that it has
a large number of vacancies to fill In
rural schools and there seems to be
no teachers In sight There Is also
a call for teachers In city grade and
high schools and in colleges.
It Is not likely that any of the Lane
county teachers will bo available for
any other part of the United States,
life, remains about the same as pre
viously suggested by Governor Wlthy
combe. Mayor Baker will be general
chairman of the committees working
in Portlnad, and in the several coun
ties and cities of the State the plan
will be worked through the local or
ganizations of the council of defense
and through county and city, officials,
wth tho mayors serving as chairmen
in the towns. .
Booth-Kelly Milt ?5MB
Mrs. A. B. Van Valzah.
Miss Edna Swarts,
Mrs. Harry Whitney.
Fourth Street . 1A
Mrs. Bertie Walker,
Fifth Street i
Mrs. Ethel Bailey,
Mrs. Harry Whitney.
Will Use Army Aviators.
Waebmgton, Dec. 19. Th6 annual
postofflce appropriation bill, carrying
a total of $357,350,000, was passed by
tho house with an amendment requir
ing the postmaster general to use
army aviators for malt airplanes In
stead of organizing a separate postal
flying corps. This is the first of the
1920 surply measures to be passed
by the house and it now goes to the
Mrs. Anna Knox,
Mrs. Wm. Long.
Glycerine Mixture for Appendicitis
Springflold pcoplo can prevent ap
pendicitis with simple buckthorn bark,
glycorlno, etc as ralxod in Adlor-i-ka.
inNU cnnnwi'in. n..t. u um
of Oregon for next yoar will amount " , ' ".7 . . , . , .,
I200.2C0.17 for It 3-10 of a mill """" " '" ' J'
or constlpntion and prevents appen-
to $200,200.17 for its 3-10 or a
tax, or an Incrcnso of $11,67860 ovor
the $278,681,07 provided by tho tax
,.for last year.
Tho Oregon Agricultural College
will rocolvo $395,013. CO, an Increase
of $23,571.33; tho Stato road fund,
$240,883.47, an Increase of $14,732.08,
and county fairs will rocolvo $49,
37C.C9, an lncreaso of $2,940.41.
(Ileitis. Tho INSTANT, pleasant ac
tlon of Adlor-1-ka surprises both doc
tors nnd patients. Leaves stomach
clean and strong; M. M. PEEHV.
tho company had not made out.a CMdp a are, now engaged in the work J , aslilngton- .Dec? 19 Trial
but hlji motion was ovcrrulccTby In'o0"-1 schools Tn-the county o Bhment 0'f wl,iam Hohenz
Red Flag Insult to Fallen Heroes.
Wnshlngtpn, Dec. 19. In introduc
ing today a bill to mako it unlawful
to display Uie red flag in the United
States, Senator Now, of Indiana, Re
publican, said: "Tho red flag move
ment In this country Is nothing less
than sacrilege upon' tho sacred mem
ory of our boys who have given their
ull on tho battlefields of France."
without teachers because of the Short'
After the Kaiser.
punishment of William Hohenzollern
and "evorj' one associated with him
in violation of the law of nations and
tho committing of brutal atrocities !n
Escapes Without Scratch. rfpmandPd ln a loint
A most peculiar accident occurred rc80lut(on ,ntroduced today by Rep
last Friday at the Booth-Kelly mill-, rCBentatlV6 Darrow. of Pennsylvania.
jjuiiu, wuen vwo young men, sup-
poEcdly asleep on a load of logs, were
rolled along with tho logs Into the
pond. That they were not Immedi
ately crushed to death is nothing
short of miraculous. As they were
precipitated Into tho water, Elmer
Blankots numbering 1,200,000 were j Leo saw tholr predicament, and rushed ,
sent to France by tho Red Cross I to tho rescue. He hauled one of tho
The Red Cross has sent 2,375 wo
men workers and 2,921 men workers
to Franco for specialized work. Mc$t
of them are volunteers, but highly
Nearly everybody in Springfield
Mrs. Carl Gerard,
Mrs. Thpmas Halsey.
Eighth Street I
Mrs. I. D. Larimer,
Miss Edna Swarts.
Mrs. Alex McKenzie,
Mrs. O. B. Kessey.
Mrs. Fred Hlnson,
Mrs. Georgia NetUeton.
Main Street ;--r-r
'Mrs.. A. B. Van Valsah,"
Mrs. Clark Wheaton.
Mrs. Carl Fischer,
Mrs, Marvin Drury.
Mrs. Frank Bartholomew,
Mrs. Melvln Fenwlck.
Mrs. Clark Wheaton,
I young men from tho water and rested and vicinity reads tho News.
LETTER FROM "OVER THERE."
Tho following jotter from Creed
Drnttaln to his parents gives interest
Novonibor 13, 1918.
My Door Mothor nnd Othors at Homo: 1
This is tho first chnnco I have hnd 1
to wrlto a lottor for qulto nwhllo.
I Bupposo you received n card somo-.'
tlmo ago that I had arrived safoly j
Wo woro at rest cftmnB for sovoral
days aftor wo landed, and thon londod 6
on a train and after a fow days jour
noy landed horo yestorduy, whoro wo
Will llkoly bo for somo Urao.' Wo
hao a dandy llttlo placo her a small
vlllngo and good bllots. Wo aro in an
old hotel. I am writing from tho "Y,"
which 1b just around tho corner from
us ln ono of tho buildings,
I guess wo got ovor too lato to do
Thoy nro having somo lively cele
brations ovor horo slnco Uio armis
tice. Thoy colebroto ovory night.. An
Amorlcan noldlois stand pretty high
around horo. A soldier can't go down
tho street during thoso colourations
without bolng mobbed nnd almost enr
rlod away. Thoy say "Good Amorl
can," etc. It Is a grout tlmo for thoso
poor Frorich peoplo who havo seen so
many yoars of hardships during tho
Wo will bo in training horo for a
whllo at loast and I don't havo much
idoa and couldn't toll If I did what wo
aro likely to do in tho future
Franco Is suroly a lovely and won
derful country. My first glimpso at
H Beomod to bo worth a trip across.
By tho way, wo had a flno trip across,
except for a fow rough dayB and tho
inconvenlonces and fow unpleasant
things which naturally would accoiu
pnny such a trip on a troop transport.
Thuro is late I could ton you ir i
was at homo, but which I am not al-'
How could we more fittingly wish you a
Merry Christmas than by offering you
Special Prices on Feed for the remainder of
December or until our stock is exhausted?
Millrun Feed $36
Rolled Barley $56
Millrun sold at above prices only on 50-50 basis with other feed.
Barley, Corn and Shorts $G1.00
Com and Oats Shorts $G3.00
Alfalfa Meal M ...,.$42,00
Fisher's Dairy Feed t $54.00
Fisher's Morpork $G3.00
FiBher's Morfat $65.00
Barley Middlings - ...$G5.00
Cracked Corn $73,00
Feed Wheat $G8.00
Beet Pulp '. , $56.00
Scratch Feed, 100-pound sack $4.10
Egg Mash, 100 pounds $3,50
Western Shell, 100 pounds $1.10
Eastern Oyster Shell, 100 pounds $1.40
Bono, 100 pounds $4.00
Willow Charcoal. 50 pound's $2.00
Beef Scraps, 100 pounds .' $G.50
Stock ot Fresh
at Lowest prices
RECLEANED WINTER OATS
ALL KINDS FIELD GRAINS & GRASS SEEDS
RYE GRASS AT 10c POUND
CUSTOM ROLLING, GRINDING AND SEED
If you are not trading with ub, you are losing
money, .for YO have the MOST COMPLETE
STOCK of our lines of any store in this end of
tho valley. It will cost you nothing to come in
and look over our lino. We will gladly show
you what we have to offer.
PRINGFIELD FEED CO.
Store on Main, between Fifth nnd Sixth Streets Phone 100.
Warohouso South Second and B Streets
Have You Money to Burn?
It Is nice to be located out on Broad
way where the bright lights shine, bat
the customers are the ones who pay
for it Some of my competitors caX
my place a shack. Well, so be tt.
But I have sold same mighty fine
pianos ont of it to some mighty fine
people and can sell as fine a piano as
' is made and have it come right ont rC
, this little shack at a much less figure
' than you would have to pay oat on
Broadway. I am not putting on anr
"dog" that you are asked to pay tor.
! Having absolutely no rent to pay xoS.
' Koine Im n nlnra , li n t wrmlri nnf-
readily enables me to save you all Vtm
way from $50 to $100 on each plajw
putting It mildly. Ts this worth -while?
For Instance, I have n new Ester
piano, style 4. In fancy walnut oj
finished case, for $400. Just see whaS
you will have to pay for one like It
' elsewhere. I can sell you a big fine
I Lester for $300, a Crown for $286,
Kurtzmann for $280. I was supposes
to be left without any pianos for the
Christmas trade, but I can deliver tie
above and several others for that
merry day. "You can't keep a goo
man down." For fair treatment an
bargains come to F. A. Rankin, at U
shack, 64 Sixth avenue west, Eugeat.
Receives Xmas Gift.
Corporal George E. Chase, a soldier
Whom Mrs. N .W, Emery has written
to and sent presents, mode her
Xmas present of a ono-hundred dollar
Liberty bond. Mrs. Emery began cor
responding with Corpoml Chase
though tho Ited Cross, as he had no
' Ifeere w more Catarrh tn this set!oije
I U country than all other dlsats p
touelher nd until the last . few ye
: was suppoaed to be Incurable. For
nreat many years doctors pronouncea u
, 66al disease' and prescribed local reme
dies, and by constantly fnllliiB o cum
with local treatment, pronounced it incur
1 able. Science lias proven Catarrh to He a,
t constitutional disease, nnd therefore r
1 quires constitutional treatment. Hair
Catarrh Cure, manufactured by f . .
. Cheney A Co.. Toledo. Ohio, la tho only
Constitutional euro on the market. It ip
taken Internally. It acts directly bn Uw
blood and mucous aurfuces of the system.
They offer one hundred dollars for any
cum Ul falls to cure. Sand for circular
Addreaa: T. J. riCENHT & CO., Toledo,.
Take Hall's Knally I'M for coptMnittoo.