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.hrnunSDAV, iiicrcMni:h 25, iDlS:
THE SPftTttOFIELD NEWfl
Wishing my many friends
A Merry Xmas And
Happy New Year
ROBERTA WILSON. Editor. ;
Entered at the 8prlngfield Postoffic as classy matter.
Subscription Rates: Those taking Springfield Newt gets the paper free.
HIGH SCHOOL CIVE8
Tuesday morning the following pro
gram was rondcred at the high school
Reading. Doris Smith.
Selection. Girls Glee Club.
Violin solo, Ralph IOve.
Vocal duet. Vivian Senseny
nay by the boys.
, Readlng, Ernest Korn.
Piano Duct, Dwight Keasey
After the program we were favored
by speeches from Kill Hill. Clarencu
Keater, Lucllo Smith and Vernita
Moore, all members of the alumni,
and Miss Llndsey, our last year's Eng
lish teacher. MIhh Lindsay reculled
some of the old luys when xhe was
with us In S. H. S.
And 11a Shahan gave her beiiu a
toothless comb and a pulr of shoe
strings for Christinas and then she
charged them up to htm In her book
keeping set. Pecullur. eh?
"Whut would 'Ja do If a feller came
In and bought n lot of dope on 'tick,'
paid cash fer some and give you his
I. O. U. fer the reHt?" asked Ralph !,,ho w,n,n 6,11 of "Sparkle" Davidson.
keeping class can twist her head aide
waya, stick out her tongue; smile at
him and add a column of flgurea all
at the same time. I wonder how he
knows all this. He must have given
her some pretty close observation and
maybe there Ilea another romance,
Mrs. riank said last Monday that
after Wednesday she would not ask
us to do any more bookkeeping this
year. Joe Deets scratched his head
and fifteen minutes later said, "I
guess she's calculatln' right"
(To be continued.)
Alumni 29, S. H. 8. 15.
Last Friday night an exciting game
was staged between the high school
and the alumni. The results were as
good as could be expected, consider
ing the difference of 30 pounds to
the man In favor of the alumni. A real
sportsmanship spirit was shown on
both sides, especially by the alumni
for not exercising their advantage to
the full extent High school students
showed more accuracy In playing than
4 heir opponents. Captains Clarence
Kester, alumni, and Asuhal Fish, high
school, conducted the game fairly with
If any one cares to son a great In
vention on a nnn-Hpllluble Ink bottle
Just come up to the bookkeeping room
and see the "Love Deets Ink Bottle
"Peaeon" Finn and George Signer
say there's a great advantage In hav
ing the girls doing the bunking and
that is, the fellers have a good ex
cuse to talk to them without being
Bill Lindley says that he don't see
bow a certain girl (?) in the book-
wA7irr N v
is tht wet weather
service uniform for
tht res alar men
who make every
oa county , .
Leek fer the
A.J. Tower Co.
After the game the girls of the high
Hchonl served refreshments for both
teams which were enjoyed by all
. FRESHMEN'S TEN COMMANDMENTS.
I. Thou shalt not recite with open
books before thoe.
II. Thou shalt not appropriate unto
thyself thy nelghbor'a pencil, nor
unythlng that Is within, upon or be
tenth his desk.
III. Thou shalt not take the names
of the Juniors and seniors in vain.
IV. Thou shalt retire not later than
8 p. m. and shalt take nourishment In
accordance with the prescribed fresh
V. Honor the Juniors and seniors
4hat thy days may be full of wisdom
VI. Thou shalt not turn thy head
to the right nor to the left when
emerging from the high school.
VII. Thou shalt not covet the Jun
. VIII. Thou shalt not. raid the parties
of other clasHes.
IX. Thou shslt not doslre a position
on the basketball team.
Freshmen wait, a little longec
Till your wings grow stronger.
( Miss Dorothy Doane, who Is spend-
I Ing the holidays with her parents near
Central, will miss the fore part of the
1 week. .
The high school Is really proud of
.the boys basketball team who played
against the alumni last Friday even
Jng. They did fine work.
The Springfield high school basket
ball team will play Thurston Friday
night ftt Thurston.
The stenography I class averaged
47 words In 45 seconds In writing old
matter or a studied lesson.
The Christmas vacation began Wed
nesday noon and will last eleven days
Three members of the alumni rls-
ltd school on Thursday. They were
Lynn Grandy, '18, Jamea Lewis, '19.
and Harold Wynd, '19.
The program Tuesday morning was
very much appreciated by the high
The student body wished Clarence
Kester a Merry Christmas and Happy
New Year, In return for his good
Vernita Moore who Is teaching at
Crow, Is home for the holidays.
Clarence Hill, a former basketball
star of 8. H. 8. Is visiting here from
Moro, Oregon, where he Is teaching.
Mr. and Mrs. Norton Pengre are at
tending O. A. C. Mrs. Pengre was
"formerly Miss Iva Hill.
Roy Penny, who Is now attending
Monmouth, Is visiting friends in
Candace Dillard, who Is teaching at
Oak ridge. Is home for the holidays.
Miss nerttle Bruce, who Is teaching
at Noti, Is home.
. Miss Bee Holbrook Is teaching at
The Grandy brothers are visiting
here. They are attending O. A, C.
Miss Mae Lyons Is visiting here
Mark Male and Verdon May are In
tending to enter the automobile school
In Portland the first of the year.
Miss Alberta Parvln Is attending
business College In Eugene.
Albert Beare Is working In Port
land. He Is a- former football atar.
Cupid is rushing the alumni ranks
and rapidly gathering them In.
Robert Van Valzah Is visiting In
Jerry Van Valzah purchased a $3
box of candy recently. We wonder
.who will be the lucky one.
Harold Wynd visited high school
Mrs. Bill Rodenboe is In town vis
Earnest Moe. '18, la working for the
Standard Oil company In Richmond,
Floyd Kester Is going to Mills City
after the holidays.
Harel Brattain Is teaching at Llns-i
Rex Putman, former footbnl coach.
Is now coaching at Tacoraa, Wash.
Miss Vera Williams is home visit
ing. She Is teaching at The Dalles.
"Sparkle" Davidson Is home from
O. A. C.
Mrs. Ely. formerly Duttee Ftrsher.
Is living In Portland.
Miss Vernita Moore Is wearing a
very suspicious looking diamond.
Edna Duryee Is not wearing a dia
mond now days, as formerly.
I want to thank my patrons for
the trade they have given me this
past year, and wish you
A Merry Xmas
Happy New Year
FUR AND SILK FRINGE
Fur In fades the realm of In
door comfy wraps touched orf
wth hand of black s'lk trim,
rolng on this seml-mlddy sweater
ol royal blue lime ineole.ie If
If very Parisian with It elbo-
Sylvia Struben: "What part of the
body la the skirmish?"
Miss Machen: "Why?"
Sylvia: "I heard a Junior say that
Harry Hughes got hurt In the skirm
ish last Friday."
Mrs. Plank (showing Mr. Roth her
new parrot): "I have a new Congo
parrot He's so wonderful that when
be whistles 'Home Sweet Home,' the
tears run down hia beak."
Mr. Roth: "YeB'em, I know they are
a fine bird. I had one once that when
he whistled the 'Village Blacksmith.'
sparks flew from his tail."
Laurel Griffin wants us all to know
that she ate a whole box of chocolates
The stenography I class wishes to
extend a vote of thanka to Mrs. Plank
for not assigning us a difficult lessou
Wednesday morning. i
After the big snow, Christmas will
seem like the Fourth of July to most
Shorty Hutchinson may loose nil
place on the team if he don't curb
that inclination to "ruff 'em up." It
would be all right if he took a fellow
half his size, but to pick on Jerry
Van! Why. it's terrible!
. Mr. Roth:, (in general science):
"What is fungus?"
Mac Edmunaon: "An insect."
Mr. Roth: (In general science)
"Dwight, what is bacteria?"
Dwight Kessey: "A weed that
grows In the Bea." '
' One of our brave young sophomores
taking Mr. Roth's advice to be sure to
be ou time at the basketball game ar
rived about 9 o'clock in time to see
some of the last attendants leaving.
Earnest Korri has proved to us that
he has indeed returned to second
Mr. Roth: "Do snakes have back
bones?" Ralph Love: "They have bones but
I never took one apart to see If they
were backbones." '
.Miss Lindsey, our last year's Eng
lish teacher, visited school Monday
morning. In her speech she asserted
that she missed the bright and shin
ing faces of those that finished high
last year. But we are sure ' that if
she only knew our Frosh class she
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HARRISBURQ GETS SAWMILL
Harrisburg has virtually been hand
ed a $50,000 sawmill incorporation on
a silver platter. The Pattlson hard
wood mill which commands one of the
best sites on the Willamette river,
will soon become a beehive of in
dustry. The purchase of hundreds of
acres of hardwood fir and balm
timber has been made, and options
have been secured on much more.
Experienced mill men, loggers, team
sters and river men are being lined
up, and the plans all set to hare the
mill in operation not later than Febr
uary 1st Bulletin.
Butterwraps and Job printing neatly
done by The News. "
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THIS
STATE OF OREGON FOR LANK
Helen L. Phelps, Plaintlft ra. Her-
man G. Phelps, pefendant.
To Herman . G. Phelps the above
In the name of the State of Oregon:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to be and appear in the above
entitled Court and suit and answer
the complaint of the plaintiff filed
herein against you within six weeks
from the date of the first publication
of this summons, to-wit, November
14th, 1919, and if you so fall to ap
pear and answer thereto, plaintiff
will apply to the Court for the relief
prayed for, namely: for a decree dis
solving the bonds of matrimony now
xisting between plaintiff and de
fendant on the grounds of desertion,
and for full relief.
This summons is served upon you
by publication in the. Springfield
News, a newspaper published weekly
at Springfield, Oregon, for tlx con
secutive weeks by order of the Hon.
O. F. Skipworth, Judge of the above
Court, said order being; entered and
of record Nov. 10th, 1919.
C. M. KISSINGER,
Attorney for Plaintlft
Date first publication Nov. 14. 1919.
Date last publication Dec. 26, 1919.
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