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About The Springfield news. (Springfield, Lane County, Or.) 1916-2006 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1920)
THK SPUIXGI'MIOU") N12WS
Tllimsl)AY, JANUAUV 1, 1020.
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Senator A. A. Jones of Now
Mexico. Is championing the country-town
newspaper reader In the
print paper bill he Is fostering,
which would limit the number or
pages big city dailies might use
The print paper shortage is due to
the big publishers having hopped
the market, buying up all supplies
possible as a result of their great
resources. It Is pointed out th.it
2(Oi) to 5000 rural publications
In the Cnlted States face suspen
sion If not extinction, unless the
present shortage is relieved.
ion on new $1,000,000 American Can
Antorla Portland to Seaside auto
bus line Incorporated.
Eocene 1.500.000 pounds vt apples
used her making cider.
Salem Gasoline and distillate tax
for November $29,117.
The Dalles Contract let for one
half mile paved highway.
Astoria seeking site for a sulphite
Pendleton After four month's busl-
! ness. resources of Kmpire National
J bank total more than $1,000,000.
W arrenton Pottery company buys
clay company building and grounds.
New burp Valley canning company
to enlarge Its plant.
Vale New state bank to be located
Albany $t:.o received for S month
Short Horn calf.
Orlnco has new furniture manufac
Salem New cannery planned here
by Puyallup & Sumner company of
.Baker Car shortage forces mill to
close. Will affect '200 employes.
Hoseburp Association to be formed
to build npartment house and dwell
ings. Corvnllis plans new $100,000 post
office. Pendleton Contract to be lot for
$200,000 for county roads.
Construction of Columbia River
1 biehway going on from Hood TUver to
lily Special t'oi ri" i'ondi'iit. I
THE TRUTH WILL SELL
Cottage Grove Floor spare and
machinery throughout local cannery
to be doubled.
Klamath Falls Kwauna Hox com
pany adds 21 acres to mill site. To
have an electric band saw.
Ashland Iron works has contract to
build 100 farm tractors and cultiva
tors for Seattle firm. Machines to do
all kinds of farm work.
Silverton Trihune has a beautiful
Christmas industrial issue.
Salem Twenty-five warehouses to
store onions, potatoes and celery will
he constructed on Lake Labish tracts.
f: 'lifi"ld New veneer fac tory re-J
cently established using 200 horse
Salem factory gets New York order
for 6" carloads apple cider.
Portland Construction to start
"The kind of ad you put Into one
of these really good country weeklies
hasn't anything much to do with it."
writes M. D. Morgan, editor Harris
burg Bulletin and Commonwealth, in
reporting the result of farm produce
.advertising. "If it is timely, plainly
worded and tells the truth. It will
bring the results." What many oth
er editors have found out about it
will be related at the country life
conference. Farmers' week, tomor
row, January 2. The newspapermen
have been invited to attend the con
ference and Join in the marketing
THURSTON HIGH SCHOOL
The Literary society did not meet
H'ceuibcr 22 on account ot the snow.
The next meeting will be the firt
Monday after vacation.
Miss Theluut Hlanlon. a member of
the freshman tl.iss. speiil the Christ
mas holidays with her parents, Mr.
aud Mrs. It. C. Itlautou at It rooks,
Ore. Miss Itlautou is a niece of Mtb.
William Keuiiie of Thurston
John Taylor, a member ol the sen
ior class, spent (lie Christmas hull
days in Itted. Ore.
Miss I .aura Mitiliell is iMting with
friends in Whiles. Wash., for about
The program gicn by the high
school and the grades Tuesday. )e.
23. was a success. After the program
1ho presents were distributed and the
rest of the evening was spent in each
one trying to find out what the other
had got anil in dancing.
Lee 1 la vis and family had as their
guests over the Christmas holiday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank lais of Salem
(Frank Mavis is will known hern, hav
I Ing made his home here until about
I five years ago.
i Curtis Price, a student of (. A. C.
ls spending the holidays with his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Price.
Miss Maea ml Iteulah llarhett are
spending the holidays visiting with
their parents. Mr ami Mrs J. T. liar
Stanley Cray has completed his
I new home and moved ill last week.
It's Like Finding Money"
says the Good Judge
When you take a little
chew of this real quality
tobacco, and the Hood
tobacco taste begins to
You'll find it keeps com'
ing, too. The rich to
bacco taste lasts und
lasts. You don't have
to take a fresh chew so
often. Any man who
uses the Real Tobacco
Chew will tell you that.
Put Up In Two Styles
RIGHT CUT is u short-cut tobacco
VV-B CUT is a long fine-cut tobacco
i,.it V... . i
Only A Little Burg
Man comes into the
his own consent and b-aw
his will. Muring hi xt.iv i
s it against
'ti earth his
! The annual report of the secretary
. of the Oregon state fair hoard shows
that there is a surplus of $240! 71
after liquidating all indebtedness.
time Is spent iii one niitinu.il round
of contraries ami in i-un.h r-1 a ml ings
by his fellow le-iiii:-, in Ins infancy
lie is an angel. ., j,,, ,v IIIIM he is
a devil; in Ins niamihooil he Is every
thing from a liard up; in his dutic-t
he ts n fool; if he i.iimk ., f-imily he
Is a (hump: if he nc-es a Ii-m k he i .
a thief, and then the l.i v rinses Cam!
with him: if he i, a poor man lie
is a bad manager ami h;is no sen.e;
if he is rich he 1- dishonest, but con
sidered smart. ( hi i- in polities you
AND THE DRUM.
M'lther: 'Shall we have nur daugh
ter 'ake up the piano or the violin?"
Father: "Neither. If she must plav
something, let it be some wind instru
ment, so she can't play and sing at the
Is n hvpoi I !
to foreign in --,o:o !
show ; if lie ioo. p., i .
a tightwad; wIk n h" f r ;t i on.c
the world cervb'nlv wants to
ii. an undosr
'o i h ii 1 1 h he
:- .i wa v from
if ho donates
dm s ;! for
is stingy and
Doys' and Youths' Overcoats One-half Price
1 lot Men's and Hoys' Kenreign Raincoats . .One-half Price
All Children's Winter Coats One-half Price
1 lot Ladies' Winter Coats One-half Price
1 lot Ladies' Winter Coats One-third Off
Uroken line of Ladies' and Misses Sweaters One-half Price
1 lot of Ladies' and Misses' Shoes, worth $7.50. . -$3.98
GROCERY SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Sea Foam Washing Powder 20 C
G cans Sweet Corn 85 C
C cans Standard Tomatoes 85 C
. lb. Tree Tea 30 C
1 lb. Tree Tea 55C
9 lb. sack Com Meal 50 C
1 box Fancy Apples $1.00
3 large packages Macaroni Spaghetti and Noodles.. 25 C
Oranges that you can eat, 3 dozen for $1.00
Get Our Prices We carry Everything and can Sell for Less
Cox b Cox
Springfield, Oregon f '
him; before he fo. s i, :t thi-v all want
to kick him: if he dies young there
was always a treat futuie before him;
it he lives 'o a ripe old age he is ill
the wav and lixit.g 'o save funeral
expenses. This l:!'e i- a funny road.
but we all like to travel it. Ju-t the
same. Kx( ha nrc
POOR ' FARM SELLS PRODUCTS
A report given out lo. Superintend
ent lien F. Ku s.-f 1 1 of the county poor
farm, shows that the expeii.-es for
$:'.U2 ti.". ami that
the past year w
the. farm sold I'M; worth of
products which hail been raised on
the place, hrinirifil.' the net cost of the
Upkeep of the f irm down to $l!Sfit;.::0
for the year.
On iJecember !.", 1!MS. there were
at the farm lit men and four women.
Twelve were received during the year,
me was sent to the insane. a: lum,
two were sent to the hospital, one
died and 1?. were dismissed, leaving :
IS at the home on Ix-cr-mber la, lltllt. i
An Inventory of trie property on ,
the place tihows that there are three
horses, seven cows, one bull, three j
rf-alvcs, 10 hops and 17" chickens. The i
fat in produced this year la tons of j
hay, 1,0 bushels of wheat, Ii00 bush-1
els of oats. '.'.) bushels of barley, 7fi
bushela of corn, 1 ' Ions of ensilage.
100 bushels of potatoes, lf( boxes of j
apples, 1000 quails of canned fruit
and there are vepetables on band suf
ficient for the i-otiiiiii' year.
There Is also a wapon, a binder, a
mower, a hay rake, a ridinp cultiva
tor, a rornipated roller, a harrow, a
disc, a praln drill arid miscellaneous
garden IooIh on the place.
(t'ottiiKe Drove Sentinel )
"oh. I want to Ret out of this little
burp, where folka talk about you ev
ery time you turn around I wunt to
po to a place hip enouph ho that I can
do what I please when I please and
not have all the tielphborM saylnp that
I am poiiiR to hell or perdition. I
want to po where there Is life ami
somethiiip dolnp all the time. I'm
' I iied of being stuck a way in this
I hole where there's unlhitip dolnp and
a fellow has no chunce to be any
jtlilnp I puess I'm hip enouph. and
I old enouph. and know enouph to care
j for myself. I'll say so. anyway."
These are almost the enact words
of a Cott.ipe tJrove lad 111 his early
teens, that iiilolem-ent ape when
many boys and girls pet the Idea that
thev have reached that period in life
when parental restraint should be
swept aside, when they should Slid
ilciily blossom forth to fullprown
manhood and womanhood, sally forth
to da.zle an astonished world with
the irresistible forte of their Renins
land brinp fame to the little hurp
which once was their home but from
I w hose narrow confines they fled that
!thev mtpht fulfill the destiny whuh
I they felt that they were detined to
fulfill. Why should another flower
"blu-h unseen and waste I's sweet
li'-.ss on the desert air?"
Most all of us have heard some
youngster (for goodness' sake don't
let the "kid" hear you call him that
name l make some similar remark. We
have merely smiled - If the youngster
was someone else's -and thought of
the awakening to come within a few
I'dliats they are rrtiT enouph. and
hip enouph, and know enough to care
for themselves, hut It tisualy is the
( use that those who brag about, be
ing able to care for themselves are
the ones who need the most restrain
ing. Those who do not fret at the re
straints of a little burp and at the
whims of "olij fashioned parents."
those who are not finding fault be
cause they can't po to a show every
other night or to u dunce once or
twice a week, are not necessarily en
tirely devoid of umbitlon and pep.
That kind of a ill .o-otioii may lie
found to be the more solid founda
tion upon which to build instles In
the air Certain it is that parents nte
not poiug to woriy much about boys
and pills with that kind of a dispo
Among us who haw- now rem tied
that time of life when we like to feel
that we are competent to Instruct and
guide the young, are many who In
their own younger cars talked like
some of the young folks of today talk,
who wanted to pet out into the big
i Id and see and do things, who
didn't want (if be stink away In a lit
tle buig where there was nothing
going on ami nowhere to ro
While those who have gone through
the experience ran III pa I hl.e with
those who chafe at the confines and
rest i n t ioiim Of a "little burg," yet
they can assure Ihe yoiilip people of
todav that they have In that "little
burg" nearlv all the things and nearly
all the (ipportiinlticN whlih the young
folks of a couple decades ago thought
they had to Ro to the big i tly to get
Young folks of today have pleasures
ami opportunities matiyfold greater
than thie-e whwh weie presented to
the folks of y. Mi i.ar hi the "little
burg" today are all the tblng-t that
l font itiiied on I'agi
bur earning power
when it rains is
Look for tht
1 Bolton. Mm.
NEGRO DIES AT ACE OF 128
A negro who, It Is said, hud Kcrved
one family as slave anil freed man
through six generations In West Vir
ginia, died last Friday, Dec. 20, at
Mtllo Hocking, Ohio, at Ihe ape of
New Year Greetings
L. C. HELMER Shoe Shop
WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING:
Gloves, Mittens, Artie Socks, Urging Shoes, Shoe Greases,
Shoe Oils and General Shoe Shop Supplies.
We also have a complete new stock of Rubber Goods.