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Hh 'yUKIKLD, LANI3 COUNTY. OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1920.
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MORE dill SERVICE
AIM OF CHAMBER
Invites Women to Join Them
In Ice Cream Social on
Friday, the 13th.
The Chamber of Commerce aroused,
throw off It old mautlo or luthargy
and went Into real action at It meet'
Ing lout Friday itlictit. Nearly a acorc
of member attended the session
which waa full of "pup"
One of Ita most Important action
, w's ..the step taken toward the lm-
provement of the mall service of
' tfprlnirifld. At the present time thorn
la no mall to point north and Port
' laud after 4 p. ni. Tim need for such
i a service wa clearly shown. The
connection with the night northhoun I
train was discontinued neveral year
ago. On motion a committee wa ap
pointed to take thl mutter up with
the. district pontHl officer In I'ortland.
The fact that Springfield I without
tint nervlce of a Ittiemaii'i to look
after and M"-p up telephone service
here, and that we am dependent ou a
man com'ng from KuK'iie In cuse of
a break In phone tier le. came up
for discussion. A committee of Cham
Iwr metulK'i' huh iiiHtructcd to com
.munlcate with the I'Htlflc Telephone
nd T1-grudi coinpuny, In an en
deavor to have a llneniun located
The report of the secretary of the
chamber on the IothI housing problem
wa received hut no action waa taken
on the matter. There was considerable
discussion a to other mean to relieve
the shortage of living quarter here.
The Committee in charge of the,
ftubllc camplnR it round reported that
the ground had been cleaned up and
sitade ready for the use or the camper.
A new toilet ha ben put In on th
ground and wood ha been donated
y . the Booth-Kelly lumber mill.
Tourists are using thin ctirhplng place
every day and are pleaded with the
The mutter of hiring the Elk band
from Eugene to give concerts here dur
ing AugUHt wait turned down a It wan
felt the chamber could not aeeiire the
The secretary wa Instructed to
collect due from the member for the
month of August and September.
-The two month collection will be
made for the purpose of. securing suf
ficient fund to enable the chamber
to carry on more extensive work. A
number of bill were allowed.
U -wis noted that a number of
Springfield manufacturer were omit
ted from the Hat us published In the
directory of Oregon Manufacturer,
recently published by the Associated
Industrie of Oregon. The aecrctary
as Instructed to send a corrected lift
which will be publiahed In a later
Apparently the chamber member
iiave no fear of Friday, the 13th. for
they act the date for the next meetlnng
vltatlon baa been extended to the due
Inn the evening of Aug. l3th. An In
improvement club and to the wive
of the member to Join In an ice cream
noclal to be held In the park at the
close of the business Hesaion.
Springfield Couple Marry 8unday
I'heHtor A. Nye and Miss Chlora
D'Vera MasterHon. both of Springfield,
were married 1 last ' Sunday at the
Methodist parsonage (in Kugene, iter.
T). II. Leach officiating. The couple
left Monday by automobile on a camp
log trip. Mr. Nye Is a clerk In a
Eugene hardware store and Miss
tnssterson had taught In the Camp
Crook school for the last three years.
' They will make their home In Kugene.
Dr. Dlppel has returned to the city
fter visiting with his psrents at
Bandon. Mr. Dlppel will remain In
JDandon for a short vlult,
James Rlvett and wife from Lincoln
Nebraska. and brother Dick from
Chicago. III., arrived lust Ffday to
visit with Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Tyson.
They started on lieir return trip
Mr. and Mr. Harry hoa left yes-
terday afternoon for the McCredlo
. Springs where they will spend their
two woeks vacation.
NELLIE CLARK SUCCUMBS
TO LOCK JAW WEDNESDAY
Ml Nellie Clark, daughter of Mr.
and Mr. W. II. Clark, died at 1:10
u. m. Wednesday, August 4, at the age
of 13 years. Death waa cauaed by
lock jaw a the result of running a
nail Into her foot latt Thursday. Ap
parently the Injury was not serious as
It c-iuHed her no great pain until Tue
day morning. A doctor was summoned
at notfn Tuesday, but the disease
had developed to rapidly to be re
lieved. Funeral services will be held from
the Walker chapel at 2:30 Friday
afternoon, with Interment In Laurel
J I III Cemetary. '
Van Vatsah Returns from
American Legion Convention
I lob Van Valzuh returned Monday
from the atate convention of the
American Legion held at Astoria. Hie
reports ad excellent session with a
large attendance of delegatea from all
over the state. Ho anys that much
good was accomplished by the work
of the legfonalres and ways that The
American legion with Its Ladles'
.Auxiliary Is destined to be the great
est organization and power for good
In the United Htates. Next years con
vention Is to be held In Eugene.
Van VaUah n-turned Wednesday to
Huckleberry Mountain above Oak
ihlge where he Is one of the forest
City Health Offjcer Asks Co-operation
ef People To Pre
.' vent Spread of Measles
' Quite a number of case of meaLs
.have been reported In Springfield at
the present time. "It la said that the
dlKeaae has epreud considerably be
I cause In some c.nns those afflicted
have not remained at home.
That the disease may spread Into
hu epidemic I the or in Ion of Dr. W.
II. Pollard, city health officer. If
there is not prompt action and ad
' hereuce to the quarantine laws by
the people. In an effort to keep the
city's health bill clean, attention In
called to the state law on thl sub
ject. Cunpter 264. of Section 22.
'General Laws pf Oregon, 1919 con
, tain" the following paragraph which
compels all who h:ive the care of
those having .a communicable disease
to report same: r" '
"And all person having the care
of person affected with communica
ble disease, lucluding head of bouse-
l.holds. Immediately upon the develop-
meut of the disease so as to show
j Its commtinlcahle character to report
i to the local health officer." The law
I provides a penalty for failure.
Moving School Starts Term
j Lane county's "school on Wheels"
haa ttpened for lta fall term, taught
by -Mrs. Nora Wells. The school is
on a railroad car and is now located
above Wendlfng. It Is moved from
camp to camp for the convenience of
the logger! children.
Three 'a to . Entertain
The ladle of, Springfield Will be
guest of the Three L's on Thursday,
AugUHt 12, a program and lunch hav
ing been provided for the occasion.
Mr. W. A. Lambert Is the new Chair
man of the organization.
8. Director 1 returned Wednesday
irom Portland woer . he . has been
visiting with his mother end sister
nd two netce who have just ar
rived from Russia. sHia ' sister will
visit In Springfield soon.
Rev. Walter Bailey visited In
SprinFflcld, Sunday snd Monday
sneaking at the Baptist church Sun
day evening, Mr. Bailey was former
ly paster of the Baptist church and
1 now located at. Carleton. Oregon.
He ha hcen veiling with, his parents
at College Crest for the past 'wek
and returned to his borne yesterday.
Mr. and Mr. Henry McCullem and
children, arrived here, from California
nd are visiting old friends. Mr. Mc
Cullem was partner here with Harry
Whitney In the barber business two
COUNTY FAIR 10
' RE REST EVER
Many Displays Promised Live
stock Department Expected
to Lead Them All
Never have prospects for a. success
ful county fair been brighter than at
the present time, report W. C. Yoran,
Secretary of the Lane Count Fair
Association. This word "successful"
applies to evry department as there
Is no Indication of slack or Uck of
Interest In any of the many sections
that go to make up a fair.
The livestock department promises
the biggest Increase at the present
time. The raising of pure bred stock
Is becoming more general throughout
the county and consequently there Is
more fine stock to show and more
desire for competition among the
stockmen than there baa been In the
stock, each exhibitor and stock raiser
endeavoring to benefit through learn
Ing what constitutes a first-class
animal. - A sale of pure bred stocM
conducted by the purebred Lives toe
SB tOCk I
Breeder' Association. Is to be held
on the last day of the fair, which
tends to further Increase Interest In
Already every stall In the barns
now on the fair grounds hss been
spoken for, and a new barn 30x150
feet Is to be erected st once to house
cattle; and another 30x80 feet is to
be built for sheep, goata and hogs.
One barn 30x75 feet has been set
nlil fnr th hoT and rlrls' clubs.
In which their pigs, calves, chickens!
and rabbits will be housed. All space
In this building will be Uken by the
Five horses are now being worked
on the race truck and there are good
Indications of at least 25 horses being
on hand for the races, which ,are to
be In Id the first three days or the fair.
At least four granges have Signi
fied their Intention of making a dis
play of the product of their com
munity and the grange of the western
part of the county will combine in a
distriay. tliu asHurlng an excellent
exhlbIt4on iu thi line. Add to these
c nu us the Individual displays of veg
etahles, grains, trasses and -fruits,
for which liberal premiums are a
warded, and there will b a display
of fnrm pntducta seldom found under
one roor. at least at a county iair.
to themselves thl year in which to !
display their handiwork, and the best I
exhibit ever tn tuis oepanmeni
There will be sn annual display of!.4K , . ,
farm machinery. Implement, and he wr00ima nd 'the mdera equipment
utilities, J"''glng from Inquiries for
The fair ' to' be held four day
September 21 to 24; and September
25 is to he a day of sport with auto
race and auto polo, something new
GUI AS 1858
The census bureau last Friday
announced Springfield's 1920 popula
tion as 1855. The 1919 census figures
gave Springfield 1838.
Liine county's population waa given
as 38,166. showing a gain of 2383 per
son over the 1910 figures, or an In
crease of 71 per cent' Eugene's
census gives 10.593. Other towns In
Lano county are a follows:
Coburg 270; Cottage Grove 19J9;
Creswell 273; Florence 317; Junction
The populations of these towns In
Lane county in 1910 waa as follows:
Coburg 613; Cottage Grove 1834;Cres
woll 367; Florence 311: Junction 799.
McKenxies Return from Crater Lake
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. McKenzle re
turned last week from a two weeks
motoring trip to Crater Lake.
were accoinpH.iiel on the trip by
Mrs. Carl if. Williams and son Clark
of Portland. Mrs. Williams Is a
sister of Mrs. WcKenzle.
More Cars to Be Distributed
Salem. Ore., Aug. 6. Every Indus
try in the state depending upon rail
road transportation ' for the disposal
tof Its product will be cheered by a
promise recently given by the South
ern Puctflo railroad to distribute 100
empty cars dnlly over its lines north
of Ashland. Many Oregon Industries,
particularly the lumber mills, are now
hampered by the acute car shortage, i
ROUND-UP SHOW TO BE
STAGED AT SPRINGFIELD
Bill Sltoms. with bis troupe of 20
riders and performers, will stage a
roundup show her Sunday. Ills
company Is known as the Great West
ern Roundup. 81ms has been putting
on shows of this nature in the west
for a number of yers. His perform
ers are mostly young men who come
from the ranges of Eastern Oregon and
have a reputation of being the real
thing when it comes to riding bucking
Among the features of their show
-what Is claimed to be the champion
bucking bull of the world. They offer
a dollar a second to anyone who will
ride him. They not only ride their
own horses but offer $200 for any
horse brought in that they cannot
ride. The company has about 50
horses of their own.
In the comic line it is said they have
a very clever clown in the company
Party Motors to Canada
Snook, In company with
. KT,.- TJ, 1. T 1
and Norman Byrne left Tuesday for a
motoring trip to Saskatchewan, Cau
ada. Jlr. Byrne may stop In eastern
Washington to work In the harvest
fields, but the others of the party will
go op to Canada where they will
look over the country and make an
WALKER PUTS III
Entire Lower Floor of W. O. W.
Building Is Remodelled for
It has been said that Springfield
will have one of the finest and best
equipped,- undertaking .parlors for a
town of its size in the atate when
Fred Walker's new chapel and rooms
are completed. Mr. Walker has leased
the entire lower floor of the W. O. W:
building and is remodeling them to
suit the needs of an up to date under-
.laking establishment The eleeane
, j of the furnishings and decoration of
iu ub insiaueu speass mucn lor me
enterprise of Mr. Walker.
The building which has a large
frontage on Main street, is constructed
of brick and Mr. Walker t-aya this li
an especial advantage, On one side,
with an entrance from the street, is
a large chapel. At the rear of this
room and to the left Is a large aized
room. The other half of the building
Is taken up with office and stock
rooms.There Is a comfortable reception
and office room in front with a private
office adjoining. Back of these are
two large store rooms, a lavatory and
A twelve foot porch has been added
to the rear of the building. The new
parlors will be opened in about two
'CALIFORNIA PACKERS TO BUY
LANE COUNTY PRUNES
The California Packers Corporation
has made it known that they will buy
large quantities of the 1920 crop of
dried Italian prunes of Lane county.
This . corporation operates packing
blants -at Roseburg and' Dallas.' and
will ship the prunes out from these
plants under an Oregon label. -
Injured in Fall from Bicycle
While riding down from the flag
pole on Springfield Heights Friday
afternoon. Alvln, the 10 year old son
of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Fegles, fell
from his bicycle cutting a deep gash
In the left side of his face. Calvin
Burns, who was working at . Baker's
sundry at the foot of the hill, saw
lh6 accident and took the lad to a
local, physician. Nine stitches were
necessary to close the wound. '
Mrs. Paul Brattaln and son Lamar
and daughter Hazel, accompanied by
Mrs. Edith Rebhan ; and Helen S,tev
iis, have returned from a motoring
trip of several weeks to eastern
Oregon. - They stopped at Crater
;Lake and spent two weeks with. Mr.
Brattaln at Paisley. Luke county,
and returned by way of the Columbia
PRICES THIS YEAR
Harvest Wage Scale. Slightly
Higher Small Owner Not
Bound By Price Scale
The charge to be made by thresh-
jers and the wages to be paid were
agreed opon at a conference or tnlrty
tbresherraen In Eugene Monday. Th
prices for threshing is as follows: ,
j'er two-bushel sack: oats 2S cents;
barley. 28 cents; wlieat. 30 cents.
,. The wages set are higher than lane !
year for this county being as follows:
Pitchers In field, and bundle wagon ,
loaders, 94 a day; sack sewers and
machine men, $4.50 a day; man with -team,
$5.50 a day.
There was a full discussion on both,
prices and wages and the final scale
agreed upon waa considered as being .
fair to the farmer, thresher owner, "
and laborer. The declining price of
wheat and other cereaW entered Into
Due to the . fact that many of the
fanner havf small thrte shins mar
chines and do not do a general busi
ness ln that line, ' depending; upon '
their neighbors for help In exchange:
for the threshing of their grain, the .
prices for the standard outfits will not -
I be binding upon them, according to
, action taken at the meeting Monday.
' The charge for threshing with these .
machine will be six cents a bushel
I for oats and seven cents a bushel
S. M. Mcrherson. of Springfield,
was chairman of the meeting, and O.
W. Hayes, of Eugene acted as sec
retary. The threshermen will main-,
tain only a loose organization, depend
ing solely upon the word of the indi
vidual members to maintain the prices '
as fixed. The owners of 17 standard -threshing
outfits s'gned the agree
ment yesterday. There was an at
tendance of 30. the remainder being
owners of the smaller neighborhood
Ira P. Wnltney. county agent, waa
instructed to see the other machine
owners In the county, and ask then)
to sign the .agreeme nt.v i-
Mr. and Mrs. Rsbbhae-Camping
In' the Olympic Mountains
The following ,-letter . haa .been, re- -celved
from Dr. and Mrs. W. C Reb
han mailed from their camping place
at "Moro by the Sea and Among the
July 29, 1920.
Springfield News. - . .
I This is to certify that after many
j prophesies and speculations of your -j
community, that we are now. July
1 29. 1920 A. D. enjoying a happy vaca
tion in the Olympic Mts. Congratu!e-,
tions are now in order followed bg
many valuable presents. We may be -reached
by "wireless" . or "airless"
at our present location for a few days,
fter which time we will be at home
to our friends.
Yours very sincerely.
Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Rebhan
Snooks Visit Farm at Fall Creek
Mr. and Mrs. S. Snook and their
son and daughter. Bert and Pearl,
visited with the Dave Gtaspey family
at Fall Creek last Saturday night.
The Glaspey family are now operating
the Snook farm. During the evening
a country dance was given which was
well attended by friends from Goshen.
Lowell, and Fall Creek.
FOR SALE AT PUBLIC AUCTION
1 bay mare taken up on Springfield
Streets. July 28. 19.20; weight about
1150. three white feet, one black.
Will be sold at auction to the high
est bidder for cash at livery bans,
end of Main and) , Mill street,
Springfield.- on Friday, August
W. J. Donaldson.
FOR SALE Lot 15. block 3. Valley
View addition to Springfield. Ore..
Price $125. Joseph Schrems, Roser
burg. Ore. s2p
BOARD AND ROOM "
TORRENT 1 sgleroo"nTrand 1
double room furnished for sleep
ing; breakfast if desired use . of
bath. 221. 6th. st. corner Of "A".
Go to H. E. Pitts' cabinet Shop,
corner Fourth and "C streets, for your
Sr.nitary Butter Mold, kitchen cabi
nets, kitchen tables. English break
fast tables and general cabinet work.