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Banner for Best Hop;
in the Show
The herd of I 't 1 : ti il China t rl
lit th county fulr liy I.. ('. Able
NOII IDK'll It ( ll'lttl SWCfp of I he blue
ribbon. Mr. Abies took h prize on
alt Iml one of tin lniRi entered, thin
being n young Kill.
Tim herd Ixmr of ih Allien fund,
KIk Jumbo, won first rlze for a
l'olund China over one 'year old ami
the banner for being the hf.it ling
On three down which he exhibit!
Id the class of over a year and under
two. Chief's Ulantess won first prim;
Molly Price second, and American's
l.ady third prlw.
In the class of sows under one year
Smooth Cream captured the blue rib
bnn and Model Cream took second
Molly Price, bred to Big Jumbo,
took the first prlxe for the best litter
of pigs, while American's Lady took
aeoond In the same class.
Professor Oliver of O. A. C. made
the awards on Ibe hogs.
Mr. Abies will exhibit lg Jumbo
at the atate fair next week.
WENDLING MILL AND TWO
LOGGING CAMPS CLOSE
The Dooth Kelly lumber mill
Wendling closed last Friday night on
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lumber market, according to an an-
nouncement of A. C. Dixon, manager ,
of the company. Following thla. one!
of tbe company's logging cainpe
above Wendling. No, 25. closed
Thuraday and No. 23 will shut down
thls week. .
Camp No. 18. which furnishes logs ;
lor me cirinKiicm mm win remain
n iieeiBiuni. i im i iiihiih vi mt
Wendling mills and the two logging
camp la for an Indefinite period.
Oregon Straw Vote Give
Harding 405; Cox 165
The first returns from tbe -straw
vole In the Itexall drug atorea In
Oregon gives Harding 406 vote aud
The I lilted Drug company haa In
stituted a straw vote to be taken in
their 8000 store scattered over the
t'nltttd Stales. After October 1st up
to November 2 these stores will re
ceive daily reports of the polling.
Ilallot boxes for both men and women
have been provided and the locul.
.1.1. anil n m I Inn I ruill 1111 Km tthnum
each day. On account of the larger ""rimlnat'on apalnst Japanese im
number of women to vole this year "'Krauts ' a dispute likely to lead
this straw vote give promise of be-i'" " runt-ie. 'lie ..Mention n,usl nec
Int verv Interesting and indicative, of . r"',a' '", mbmltted to the league
the final results.
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Manner? a tirug store in tpnng
field will take the poll here and post
In Oregon's first polling 290
voted for Harding against 12'
Cox. and 115 women foor the republi
can nominee to 38 for the democratic
PRIZES Apr GIVFN DAY AND
CHASE ON VEGETABLES
In awardirg the prlr.es on vege
tables and fni't at the conntv fair.
J. H. Day. of Jasper, was given flint
and second on cucumbers and flrat
on nenper. He also secured the
blue ribbon on raspberries and straw
berries. F. B. Chase waa given third prle
on Italian prnes. and second on
plums. He also won first on egg
plant: first on tomatoes; second on
peppers, and first on cucumbers; first
on rhubard, and second on bean.
SLAYER OF TIL TAYLOR
PLACED IN DEATH
Salem. Ore., Sept. 20 Emmett Ban
cift. fUas Nell Hart, aentenced to
death for the killing of Sheriff Til
.Taylor of Umatilla county. Is today
confined In tne death cell ot the Ore
gon penitentiary. He arrived at the
prison at 5 o'clock yesterday after
noon In custody of the Umatilla coun
ty sheriff and, a, deputy.,
Hart seemed , wholky unconcerned
until after he was placed In his cell.
Then he. broke down.
, Governor. Olcott issued a statement
that Mie.law would be allowed to taka
Its rqurae and that no plea, In behalf
of the prisoner would be considered.
Miss Anna. Oorrle haa taken a -posl-(Ion
1 the Bandog schools, and left
last week, for. that city.. Mine Oorrle
Is a graduate of Springfield tTlah
school in 1911, slwo from the Mon
month norm"' tr!irvol last June.
. Mr, and Mw, C FL.Lypn have as
their guest this week. Mr. , F, IT.
Fall-brother of Richfield, 'Wash., who
la a cousin of Mr. Lyon. '
Rawm,llt operator In this tate re
fuse to reduce wages or return to
ten hour day at present.
oreiron to receive $1,576,152 federal
aid for roada.
PAPANCou GJCSTSON AND
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
j Effect Democratic Senate Would Have
On Coast States arid Oriental
WiifcliliiKton, Sept., 18. Warning
iwii in ii i hit fit 1 1 : i uimi UIUI U,:ll'
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.rutlc onlrol of the l H. senate
I " tit throw the (lucs'iuu of jnpufien
li'iriilKntllon Into Did JurlndU lion of
ll'i- league of nation's. If the I'. H.
I v'lould ! ome a member of the
It ague. Senator Miles I'oimlextrr,
lialriiinn of the republican senatorial
j committee, today IxMUeil an appeal to
j republicans In which ho said:,
"Those republican, and particu
larly those of the I'aclflc coast states,
! who may have In mind casting a bal
I Ict for a democratic candidal for the
I I'. K. senate, should bear In mind the
vital significance of the attitude of
tun democratic party toward the adop.
Hon of the lague of nation's cove
nant. The Immigration question Is
peculiarly Irritating to the people of
the west because of the determined
effort of Japan and other oriental
countries to seek an outlet for their
congested population on thla aide of
ibe Pacific. The subject la one upon
which Japan la especially sensitive,
basing her protests upon the Insult
to her national dignity If the U. 8
irlea to discriminate against her peo
ple In the enactment and eaforcement
of Immigration. Japaneae bave made
such rapid progress Ui acquiring con
trol of agricultural lands In all the
Pacific coast states that there Is al
moat unanimous opposition to further
ndmiaslon of Orientals.
Democratic candidate for tbe sen
ate from thoee, atatea are! of course.
J opposed to admission of Japanese of
, tne working c lauses, and for that rea
Hon there la danger that republican
. - .
Tiuers may do misled as to the pos-
alble effect of their ballots at the
election In November.
"The democrats Insist that the snb-
ject of Immlgralon Is one which would
nnt come within the Jurisdiction of
the league of nations. Whether this
is so or not. Is not expressly declared
in the league covenant. It la
iiressiy provKieu, however, by article
V' .1 . .. . -
ai, inni n mere siiouiii arise nn
tween members of il.e
disimte likely to lead to a rupture. . tion in regard to the town's Of
which is not submitted to arbitration ! fices recently, we have heard
mVnVir,a,"fr''..w''.h r,lcle xul .h the factional strife mentioned
member of the league agree that . r, . ,
they win submit tbe matter to the J frequently. Every -voter in
council. Springfield should work as in-
whatever view v. s. senators or dividual citizens for the welfare
dlidomnts may take of the quesilon 0f the town Onlv with a epn
whether immigration comes within . , y V g 7
the jurisdiction of the league, that uinp spirit of cooperation and
vew can not be binding upon japan. (good will between the people of
Japan Is one party to the covenant Springfield Can the tOWtl pro
and If the r. S. Incomes another rrroce
partv neither party can alone eettl
an Interpretation. If both nations
become parties to the leaugue and
Jijian InslHta that the question of
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i ii ii i minvi miiifi nraviin tii
-ii v 1'n.iy nj me iiiv.uie may eireci
! such submission by giving notice of
,x:tence of the dispute to the
Ti.. democratic ity stands com
mitted by Its platform and by the
declara'lon of Its candidates to the
adoption of be leaeue of nation's
covenant without effective reaerva
f'ons. If. therefore, the republican
of any state aas'st in sending to the
annitp n member of the democratic
party, such votea will assist In e
curing ratification of the league cove
nant and the Precipitation of the im
migration controversy into Interna
onnt dwrute vr whlfh the league
would take Jurisdiction.
"These are faets wh'rh voters must
overlook when they mark their
4.504 Japanese In Oregon
According to a report made to the
governor by Frank Oavey. there are
4,504 Japanese; in Oregon. Of this
number 2.61 are men and 862 women,
the balance being children under 14
years of ga. The report ahows that
the Japaneae own or operate 230
Go To California-for- MeaMk,! . .
After spending the past two months
camDlna at Folev serine anlfeothr
places along, the McKepile river.. Mr. !
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im joim riuivraia jik,.iksi
week for southern California. They
expect to spend the winter near .Los
Angeles, going there In hopes of bet
tering Mr. Fltagerald'a health. They
will travel slowly camping along the
Bill Hill Takes Position In Portland.
BUI Hill left Tuesday afternoon for
Portland where he has token a posi
tion with the Allen A Lewis whole
sale firm. Mr, Hill recently com
pleted a buslneys course In a Portland
school and has, been visiting with his
parents here, for the last two weeks.
For the period from January 1.
1920. to August 31. 1920, 4.304 auto
mob'lea were registered in Lane
county, with fees totaling t76.4R3.50.
The total nnmher of autoa registered
in the state' were 97,815, -with feeB
aggregating! $1,927,439. according to
a report from the secretary of state. '
Up (o the time The News went
to press no one had taken the
Initiative In circulating a peti
Hon (o nominate men for the
offices of mayor, recorder and
coiincilmen for the coining elee
tlon. Nor had anyone called
ptihlic meeting. As was point
ed out last week by The News
some action should be taken at
once as October 2 will be the
latest date for filing the petition
with the city recorder.
The News favors making the
nominations by circulating a
petition. A group of represen
tative citizens and business men
who are in close touch with the
affairs of the city and under
stand the kind of administra
tion the city needs could be de
pended upon to suggest those
who are best qualified In every
way for these offices.- There
are men here who have the wel
fare of Springfield at heart and
who are capable of guiding its
affairs for the best results.
In selecting men for these of
fices all factional strife should
be forgotten. As indeed, it
should have been forgotten
long ago. The issue which
caused such sentiment has long
afrn Uoon ct1ot tPit xtirv
ago oee.n 85luef- ivJWVLi MliuN
I Put 8UCn tnougntS a Way and
forget It. Neither side of the
so-called factions should pvpr
n .u fu" Bnou'a ever
reCa" that there Was 8Uch an ,s"
! 8Ue- The Only reason that we
ex-'mention the subleet here Is the
fort- that xihilo
""-i iiiai WIIIIC
cttiivasH ui uie uua-
Men should be selected for
these offices who will care for
look H-flor ,b own lA2rSr.?SK!
i ney snonid ue consen-ative,
yei nave a true spirit or pro-i
Ereasivlsrn whlrh would fell.
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n 1lv nf Unn. hn nn
j"'-'-. w nvpn. iinu un
a safe financial basis.
There is opportunity here forror but n hour- Ho ha( a the yarn
new Industries and we believe
the administration should en
COlirape the establishment Of.0- renter table cover, couch pillow
such here. Springfield has a ! ,bw w 1 8PVera 'hrow. .
Wonderful contributing territory ' the.Ta.TsS
and the best of water power. 1
The railroad situation is also R00F AND snodgrass find
a problem that would call foriEER PLENTIFUL 0N mckenzie
skillful handling, especially so.j D. w. Roof and Riley Snodgraas
Shpilld the Natron CUt-Off pro-: returned Sunday from a week's hunt
lect be taken up within the nexti,ng r,P ,n th Cascade mountains
few vpnrs ! on 11,6 outh fork of the McKensie
We urge the careful and plentiful in that aectidn. In the
thoughtful consideration Of the! hunting party were several-men from
town's officers upon every voter1
In RnPino.fi0i J
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Politic To Crop Out In
Legion Convention Monday
New York, Sept. 20 J'olltica will
be the paramount issue at the next
convention of the American Legion,
it was indicated today In rcpl'es to a
survey JUBt completed by the Amerl-' fonro and peorge Slocum and tarn
can Legion Weekly to ascertain the ' ,,y of hear Euene. returned last week
views of the legion's 2,000.000 mem-'flom ,w0 week'8 motoring trip to
bors regarding the political restric-i'
t!on Hause.lu, the war, veteran's
rne sentiment, according to their " " u"uni.iiu uimuei. moy
weekly, Is that a more, liberal Inter-, h,a.v,1 four children -pnd. fifteen grand
pretatlon than general has been on-' c'1,1en', imf at-Homedale. They
served be placed on the clause In the 1 went by the way of tne McKeniie
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constitution which forbids connection
of the legion with politics. i
8IX MILLION POUNDS OF
Tillamook. Ore.. Sept., 18. A cheese
weighing 600 pounds is now ripening
In the Hlolstein creamery here wait-lbv
ling to be aent to the state fair for
exhibition this month. There are now
25 cheese factories. In the county, pm ,
during last year 6,091,259. pounds,
A larger output is being ' looked for-
ward to for 1920. There are 13.300
cows In the county.
Carl Senseney returned this morn-
Ing from Oregon City where he w-ns
employed In-the rPr nitlls.' ,
HENRY LOWERS PRICE OF
LIZZIES AND PRODUCTS
Ford Declare People Are Waiting
,for Unnatural Price To De
Detroit. Mich., Kept. 21. Henry
Ford today announced a reduction of
prices on all Ford Motor company
pi , ducts to pre war level as a step
towards "restoration of buxincHS to
normal conditions." In a statement,
Mr. Ford declared that present busl-
a111"1" condition demanded that Rome
practical effort lc made to bring
economic condition back to normal,
that th? "business of the country may
be stabilized." and that the "progress,
prosperity and contentment of our
people may be restored."
"High prices impede progress," de
clared Ford, "and It is time we got
back to a pre war basis. The war is
over. Prices must come down."
inquiry tonight among heads of
other automotive Industries failed to
Indicate whether the Ford announce
ment presages a general decline of
motor car prices. A number of man
ufacturers declined to comment.
Announcement was made of the
following Hat prices, f. o. b. Detroit,
8s effective today: regular touring
model 440 (reduction of $135); tour
ing car with atarter, $510 (reduction
of M0); runabout $395 (reduction
of $195); runabout with starter. $465
(reduction of $160); chassis, $360
(reduction of $165); coupe with' atart
er and demountable rims, $745 (re
duction of $105); sedan with starter
and demountable rims, $795 (reduc
tion of 180); truck with pneumatic
tires, $790 (reduction $95); tractor,
$790 (reduction of $60).
It waa anounced that dealer
would be protected on the price drop
on cars, truck and tractor chipped
from the fartory or from any branch
to them on or after August 23 and
not sold on September 22.
DEAN WEAVES BEAUTIFUL
SCARFS IN SPARE TIME
Cteorge I. Detn. who formerly made
his home near Springfield, baa re
turned from an all summer's work at
the Fischer lumber camp above Mar
cola, bringing with him a dozen piece
of beautiful handiwork which he 'has
placed on display at the county fair
Mr. Des,n terms hi pieces the
"iwindMipT workj taJclrig the name
from the novel character and finish.
II the pieces are made out of the
best of woolen yarn. A sort of a
warp or base is fashioned with the
yarn and onto this is fastened count
ies small balls made by cutting the
ends of the yarn even, and placing
the balls in row. . Excellent color
schemes have been worked out in the
designs. The work Is- very artistic
and show much painstaking care.
ah the work was done by Mr. Dean
j working out bis own ideas, color
Y. . " ,u "'"sing me rrame on
wnicn to rashion the pieces. Only
once after going to the camp early
n Anr nfi iaRt pridav. Sept. 17
...... .n. vnu mrr uie cemn pno men
ent to him by mail
in the collection are scarf for
i women and glrK a babv cn-tBro
10rt,an1 ne from Lebanon who
remained n the mountains until yes-
jterday. The party also
luck with fishing, making fine catches
or red sides and Dollies.
MCDOWELL'S' HAVE GOOD TRIP
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McDowell and
their daughter and son-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Snyder and family of
"le uregon ana laano.
or-,,.nPJr rtflsMnn was Homedale.
Idaho, where the. McDowell's vis ted
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other points and camping along the
way. The party enjoyed a splendid
trip, having had no bad . luck.
Next KtinrfAv th4 last Rlindav hefnre
the oastor roes to .conference, will
, Vou be there to help close the year
belna nresent both at Sundav
school and church.
Sunday echool at 9:4S; Morning
worship at . Ths service will be
communion 1 service. '! Junior ' league
.r :30 n. m.! Enworth lea rue at 7
p. m.; Evening service at 8 p m. You
ere welcome to all our services.
Strangers are Invited especially.
Wheat 'production' fof state should
total' practically 16,500,000 bushels.
Seventy-five Students In High
and 300 in Grade School
More Are Expected
The High school and the Lincoln
grade school opened -Monday morn
ing with a good attendance at each.
While the registration so far is not
much ahead of last year's op".aUx
figure, a considerable number ar -
petted to enroll within the next t.
weeks. On account of the late bOi
picking and prune picking many of
the high school students bave not yet
The total registration at the High,
school on the opening day was 75.
Grade 8chool Has 300 ;
In the Lincoln school there are a
total of 300 registered to date. In
tbe first grade under Mrs. Page there
are 35 new pupils.
In the departmental work, or junior
high, there 'are 21 in the seventh
grade and 2$ In the eighth grade.
An overflow of tbe grade ha been
aent to the High school building,
where there are seven pupils .under
Miss McCann, and nine pupils under
Miss Nina Boeson. !
Tbe domestic science department
has commenced it studies.
All the teachers have assumed
their duties and the regular work ot
the schools bas begun. It is under
stood that all the teachers have se
cured satisfactory living quarters.
SCHOOLS CLOSE FRIDAY
AFTERNOON FOR FAIR
The school board has authorized
the closing of the schools Friday
afternoon to permit the students to
attend the Lane county fair at Eu
gene. While the Springifeu schools bave
no exhibit at the fair thia year,; there
are a number from other schols, and
these together with the other exhibits
of 'the fair will be interesting and
educational to the school students.
Edwards Campaigns for Office
In Western End of County
John Edwards, candidate for, sher
iff of Lane County, returned Tuesday
from a campaigning ttrip to the west
ern end of the county. He drove as
far as Veneta last Thursday, taking
the train on to tbe coast towns of
Florence, Cushman and other points.
Mr. Edwards brings back glowing
reports of both that section of tbe
country and regarding bis prospect
for carrying the vote over -there. He
says that there are tons and tons of
evergreen blackberries going to waste
and that it Is a shame for so rich
a country to be so bottled up as 1
western Lane county, la his esti
mation excels the famous 'McKenzie
river drive in point of scenery and
Glendennlng Has Possible
Chance for Recovery
D. J. Glendinning. who recently suf
fered an attack' of cerebral hemor
rage while working on a farm near
Hatton. Wash., has been brought to
bis home in this city by Mrs.. Glea
deaning, where he Is being attended
by one of the physicians. Mr., Gh?n
denning's entire right side is para
lyzed. The attending physician , de
clares that he has a' possible chance
for recovery. No visitors are allowed.
AUTO RACING ATTRACTION
At FAIR" NEXT, TWO DAYS
Southern Oregon speed bugs are
promised something unusually, good
at the Fair Friday .and Saturday, Sep
tember 24 and 25.' In . the. auto' races
and auto polo which are presented
as the major attractions of the two
days. , Tbe entries are filled and a
great meet is assured.'
The Eugene races wlU be an epo
chal event in coast races bringing
some of the best known dirt, 'track
racers in America. Jlmmie Coeta,
Ray Round tree, "Swede" .nderaon,
Johnny Watters and others entered
are names to conjure, with in dirt
track events and Eugene is assured
a stellar attraction tor two days.
In addltion'to the auto races there
will be an exhibition match each day
of auto polo, a novelty that has .never
before been seen on the coast ' al
though a great popularity In the east.
Demanding as it does, skill In driving
and In "malleting" the ball' collisions,
spills, and turnovers of the cars, , It
is a game that appeals to everyone.
WHEAT AND POTATO YIELD .
IN OREGON LARGE THIS VAR
Portland, de.. Sept. 23. Nearly
23.000,000 bushels of wheat wilt be
produced In Oregon this year- . All
cereal crops will be larger than In
1919, according to government fig
ures, which estimate an increase of
5.490.000 bushels on this particplar
grain alone. The potato yield will
be close to 6.000.000 bushels. Other
Increases over last' year wfir be oata,
barley and rye.