Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Springfield news. (Springfield, Lane County, Or.) 1916-2006 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 7, 1920)
ft T H " 3 .
ni r itf
SPIUNGFIICLD, LANK COUNTY, OIlECION, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1920.
II I I I I I I I I " I 1
III THE FIELD
Meeting of Citizens, Friday
Evening at Schoolhouse
Pursuant to the call made In Th
News last week by Melvln Fenwlck,
something over thirty cltlsons mot
at the high school last Friday even -
Ing, to consider the matter of .noml-i
natlng another ticket for the town
officers at tho coming election. Mr. ' de tne lw0 per cent mlut0n, of this region m oe nurwu. me
Fenwlck called the meting to order, conilItutlonal amendment since to which the Spring-
and stated the object of It On 1 !! permitting a total indebted- ,U,d tharge be,ned- WM ab ""J
motion, he wa. elected permanent nm, of ilx per cent for road bu,!dlng ' altogether and Its territory divided
chairman, and Mrs. Hannah Hill. purD0B08 n0fhavlng yet been made "tween Falls district and
crctary. effective through the enactment of,lt5 Salem district; the greater part
On motion of Dr. Pollard. It was 1 necessary legislation. j K0,ng to tha K,amatn Fa0' to
voted to entitle the ticket to e nom-j nesidea Clackamas and Lane coun-now known " the "u .
inated "The ('Miens' Ticket" jtle. Jackson and Union counties had ,U boundaries extend northward ta
... ..i..- , n .u.!.M ,nA in .K- Include Halsey.
were named for mayor,
stated that he did not desire the ' obligations had already been con
office, and that the nomination of traeted on the strength of these
Mr. I)resnlir uotil.l be entirely satis-
factory with him." Mr. Dressier was
therefore nominated by a unanimous
Five persons were placed In noml-J
nation for councilman. The vote 1
ranged from 20 to 28. The four sue '
cesxful mn were: J. W. Coffin and
Carl K. Fischer for four years, M.I
W. Weber and O. H. Jarrett for two!
It. V. Smith was nominated by a
majority of. 19 to 9 over Mr. Vina
M Lean for recorder. j
O. II. KcsHcy wiiH minnlmnuHly num
InateiJ for trcHNtirer. On motion the'
clinir appointed Dew. Emery arid Pol-; The Itev. Earl Childers. of Eugene,
lard a committee to attend to th fil-'has been secured as pastor of the
ing of tho petitions. The petitions SnHfiKfleld Christian church. 1! ix
were filled out and signed by the
canilKlates wno were present and oy
the other cliuens present.
All the men nom'nated on this
ticket for the council have nerved on
II heron. I
Mr. Kessey Is the present treasurer ftij (hey make their home In Fair
and has hIko been nominated by an mount. He will continue as a pro-
earlier petition. Mr. J.iriett In 8
member of tho present touncll no 1
was nlHO noiniiiRted by tho sanvj
FITZGERAtD S CAR TURNS
TURTtE ON SMITH HILL
John FltzgeraM of Springfield, ac
companied lihy u woman rclulive from
Itoseburg, were driving along the (
grado on Smith hl't south of Hone-
burg last Friday wiuM: the oil 40 of
the grado suddenly kv.j way.
lie felt the g.-ade sSpolim. Mi Fit.-.
gerald says lie speeded up In order to1
straighten the car oui so it would
not turn over end ways. The car !
turned over s'deway two and a half
times, throwing Mr. Fitzgerald out the
second tnrn but the woman reinaiiu l
ln until tho car brought up In a clump .
of trees on the bank.
were Injured. The top of th'J cor was
demolished, the fender t.vlsted and
tho windshield broken. Ni-iu of tho
wheels were broken snJ a tractor
was used to pull thj ir.ucMin onto
the road after wlil.li Mr. Fitzgerald
drove It back to Sp iiigf !eld.
NEW MILL AT FALL CREEK
Eugene, Ore., Oct. 6. The Lane
County Lumber- company has Just
been organized, here and has pur
chased a mill on Fall Creek and ac
quired a quantity of timber. Opera
tion will begin in the immedlato
WHEAT SEED TREATED
Farmers who are having visions of
a big crop of clean wheat next harvest
are planning to give smut the knock-
oui vu mit iw (""'" "'i50, an ordinance or tne town pr
rains have germinated the smut . Springfield which said ordinance
spores In the soil, and unless these
spores find young plants to unite with
they will not live more than six weeks
from tbe first good ' wetting. Hence
if the seed is properly treated on
these plantings the crops may be ex
pected to be about smut-free, draw
ers wanting help in treatment can
get directions by sending to O. A. C.
COURT REFUSES HEARING
ON ROAD BOND ISSUE
Salem, Ore., Oct 6. The supreme
court today denied petition for re
hiring In the case of W. P. Hawley
v. County Judge Anderson of Clack
amas county. Tbla put an end to
the hope of several counties for se
curing road bonds which were re
cently voted on and which exceed
the 2 per cent limitation fixed by the
legislature of 1913.
This cane Involved the validity of
a f 1,700,000 road bond, issue recently
voted by Clackamas county. The su
premo court In an opinion handed
idown nom(j two roonlht 0 reverd
lbt docreo of the ,ower court and
,U)ld tne , .nyM ,t .
limitation and In aome of the counties '
Remain as Professor
Uugene Bible University;
a profesHor in the Eugene Bible uni-!
voiaity and cornea to this -church f
very highly recommended. He Inn
., ,, f ,no largest pastorates in
n,e Christian denomination. Itev.
('llllders has a wife and four hildren '
fesxor In the university.
Rev. Linden Lcavltt res'gned as
pastor of the Chrlxtinn church several
weeks ago en account of his health.
!!Ie succeeded his brother. Rev. Teddy
j Leuvilt. here early In the spring.
Mnden Lenvitt Is continuing bis
studies at the Iilble university.
SPRINGFIELD STUDr.i J ARE
PLEDGED !N SORORITIES
Four students att-jn llnir 1'nlverslty '
of Oregon from SprltiKf. i.'! I have been
pledged to various .H').o:tifcs.
Miss Audrey Perhli daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Pen-kins, was
pledged to the Alpln Delta Pi, a
woman's national Mororlcr. She Is a '
sophomore and Is mjjnvnf? la the
school of commcrco. Miss Edrrn '
Bushman, a freshman, was pledged
to the Alpha Phi. M!m Florence '
Furuset. a Junior In the department
of physical education, was pledged to 1
the Zeta Itho Epsllon. Marie Hast-
Jugs of Thurston, a sophmore In the '
School of commerce, was also pledged
to the Zeta Rho JOpsilon.
Sunday Closing of Picture
House Referred to People
The following is an ordinance
which will be referred by the com
mon council of the town of Spring
field to the legal voters of said town
to be voted upon at tho election Nov-,
BE IT RESOLVED, By the Common
rnnneti nf h nf finrinfiM
that there be submitted to the electors !
of the town of Springfield for their
BDDroval or rejection at the General i
biennial election to be held on Tue-
daTi the second day of November, i
shall read as follows, to-wit:
An ordinance prohibiting the pro
duction of theatrical shows, exhibi
tions, travelling vaudeville perfor
mances and moving picture shows in
any theater, building, hall, tent, or
any other place within the town of
(Continued on Page Eight)
SOFAE RESULTS QF
11. E. CONFERENCE
Rev. T. D. Yarnes Succeeds Rev.
Mr. Ebert As Pastor of
The annual session of the Oregon
conference of the M. E. church was
held at McMlnnvllle last week, ad
journing Monday resulted In a radlc
change of boundaries and In several
I personal changes In which lb peop.c
district superintendent of the Eugene
district for the past two years, takes
a year's leave of absence.
Dr. 8. A. Danford, who was pastor
of the Sprlnjifleld church for two
and a half years, and has been dis
trict superintendent of the Klamath
Foils district for the past year, with
headquarters at Ashland, is superin
tendent of the enlarged district He
has announced that be will reside at
Rev. T. D, Yarnes Is the new
Springfield pastor. He conies from
Lebanon where he has the pastorate
for sveral years. He is a graduate
or Kimball College of Theology. He
Is expected to move here early next
Itev. John H. Ebert. who has hold
(t!ie pnT.orato at SpringfloH for the
nnst yea,', waa made
- -r rMif'and family will make
,j1(.ip heme at Forest Cove where
,i1Py will move sopietime next week,
He wili preach his fareyell sermon '
i.. .. n.nran nA ,-ni at.n
1 .... . f
, preaen in me evening.
W. V. Hutchinson, who resided here securing. tne medal and clasps havejo. ana lor some weKs Mr. scott act
for several years, and s'nee in Eugene, been received by the Legion here ; inK as cashier, attending to the biisl
was Riipolnted to the Canyonvllle from the army headquarters. It is ' ne8 alone; but for several years past
The next sesFlon of the conference
will be et Forest Grove.
LOCAL MEN TO BOX
AT COTTAGE GROVE I
A number of young men of Sprins-
field and vicinity are on the boxing
card which is to be pulled off at
Collage Orove Saturday nifeht Otto-
ber 16th. !
The, niuln event Is a bout between
Tex Knight of Sprlugfleld vs. Carl
Miller of Eugene. Lee Lamars ot
Cottage Grove will referee this en-
counter and Louie Miller of Eugene
will referee the other bouts
Other events on tho vaid are ,
Knockout Hutchlns of Spilnjfield vs. 1
Kid Harris, of
Jones, Cottage Grove,
Murphy, San Francisco; Eddia Frye,
Harilsburg, vs. Bill IVUoa. Cottage
Grove, and Shorty Wat sou vs.. Lucky
BETTER PRUNE DISCOVERED
Salem. Ore.. Oct.
a hybrid prune, the "New Oregln", '
which experts declare will revolu-:
tlonlze prune growing in the entire'
northwest has been announced by
Anorew vercier, a couuwy or-
jchardist, Tests showed the fruit
1 "uperlori ln texture, sugari af Idity, j
content, drying procuvuiea ana car-
ryln quality of the tree.
A party or iouhsis irum low wr.
Springfield yesterday looking for
I !.. M'llli a VnrA tmiflr fltfnrt
7 ' T ,r t.Vl Th;'' Mthracnose control Just as soon HOT SCHOOL LUNCH ESSENTIAL
taking five week. I ' bey , trees, H. P., The hot school lunch 1. essential
expect to rent pear here for he patholorUt of 0re. I to . thes growing child. What equip
winter with a view to aeciaing - .,. nrt it .n,.M t.. .u ment and materials are needed to
(whether they care to ; make their
MIbs Frances Padden has again ac-
cepted a position at the postoffice.
She resigned her position there last
W. O- W. LODGE PUTS ON
CAMPAIGN FOR MEMBERS
.Springfield lodge -of Woodmen of
the World are putting on a campaign
for new membebrs, oeglnning this
week. This lodge t-ai accepted a
challenge Issued by the Eugene lodge
to a number of the camps in, the
county. The camps will contest to
see which can obtain ihe most mem
bers. On Tuesday Bight October 12, the
lol? will bold a big nil: at which
t:-ne they expect visilois from Eu
ron Coburg, Pleasant Hill. Tall
Ciek, Junction City, Creswell and
A team from Multnom&u Camp No.
V vlll come to Eugea? Qctcr-'-r 1th
to Ir'tlate the new ca vllda-iMi from
a'l tie camps In the county.
SPRINGFIELD PARCEL pOST
BUSINESS HAS DOUBLED
According to information given out
by Postmaster Harry Stewart the par
cel post business handled by the
local postoffice Iras more than doubled
since the increase of express rates
about a month ago. (He says that
persons are finding. It cheaper to
send packages even to the farthest
lone br parcel post ratner than by
Ex-Service Men Urged To
Attend Meeting Friday Eve:
Bring Discharge Papers
Springfield Post of the American
Llsion has mado arrangements to
1 distribute the Vlrtnrv merinln tn nil '
ex-service men, regardless of whether
they be members of the Legion or ,
not These medals are Issued by the
government as also .are the battle- i
f lAn and "dpfenaiva aufinr" danni I
All ..inn,w.n... .. 1 1 t Ll f 1
HCLcoDai; aptiiiaiiuu uianns
I necessary for these blanks to be cer-
tifled by a notary. In order to fill
out the blanks and requisition for the
medals for all ex-service men, the
WW MEDALS .
ARE NOW READY
local post will make arrangements to1TOTTEN 0UT F0R OFFICE
1 have a notary public attend the meet-
,nK next FrHay n,eht-
I Every ex-service man. whether ho I
is a member of the Leeion or not. J
iirged to attend the meeting, October
Sth. and be sure to bring his dis-
-charge papers. It Is necessary to
copy a part of the discharge In apply-
ing for the medal.
Officers of the Legion also urge;
that the members and service men
bring their lad'es and members rf
the women's auzllllary.
Those in charge of the social acti-
vities of the Legion are planning for
a feed and they also hope to have an
MOTHER OF D. W. ROOF j
PASSES AWAY IN PORTLAND
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Roof were called '
to Portland Monday morning to at
tend the funeral of Mr. Roofs mother,
Mrs. E. S. Roof, who passed away It.
that city Sunday, October 3,
returned late Tuesday night,
Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. Roofs
small son, was severally injured last
. .u .m
left wrist. While playing about hla
home he put bis hand into a hedge
u u m oi ,.
Wide-awake growers are
ready to spray their apple orchards '
T" .Jv";' ,ri'-it u i. nn in
, iui B jy mjvm j iuiiuw iitu fiiaisi uw
the early fall or August application.
Bordeaux 6-6-60 Is. s used, and every
particle of bark surface on. the tree.
U covered, , . . , " "'. r ,
AT ITIOiy Bill
W. G. Hughes of, Wenatchee
Buys Controlling Interest
In Capital Stock
A deal was consummated on Mon
day, October 4th, by which William
G. Hughes, of Wenatchee, Wash., be
came the owner of enougu of the cap
ital stock In the First National bank
of Springfield to give him a controll
ing interest In that Institution.
At the. regular monthly meeting of
the Board of Directors held on the,'
above date. Mr. Hughes was elected
Prsident in place of Charles L. Scott
resigned, and elected a Director, In
place of Mollie B. Scott resigned.
He is moving his family to Spring
field, to make his home here, and will
assume his official duties at the bank
His experience as a backer covers
j eighteen years, having begun in ons
of the Canadian bank, British Col
umbia; and later was connected with
the Spokane & Eastern Trust co., of
Spokane, and later with banks in
Okanogan County, . Washington.
Mr. Scott will take a much needed
The officers and Board ot Directors
of the bank now oni:t of: William
G. Hughes, pres., E. E. Bt attain, vice '
pres. Lloyd C. Martin, casnier,
J. F. Smith, E. F. McBee. ll K. Tage,
Chas. L. Scott. These together with
; A. M'.ddleton, Mollie B. Scott and Mil
j ton Nicolle are the sto:k boldeis of
Thirteen years ago, on October 7,
1907, during the financial panic of
that time, the First National Bank
was organized, but found business
rather difficult for a while.
r In the pring of 1909 a controlling
interest in the capital stock was pur-
chased by J. C. Brattaln, J. F. Smith,
Emelia A. Smith and Cras. L. Scott.
At th'at tlm the huslriARii wna email
fliA tntnl flnn... V I a.JnH ,1AAAAA
"6ico uciug uuu f iw,uuv
fur employes have been required to
take care of the business, which has
grown to a third of a million dolars.
OF JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
J. J. Totten has announced his in-
tention becoming a candidato for
the office ot Justice of Peac for nis
ai8inci a" ne am not rue a petition
or uoujmailon De necessary
l"' ciccluro "eiuB 10 voie lor mm
: to write his name on the ballot.
Judge Totten formerly he'.d this
office here in 1912, but resigned 10 go
to California on account of Lis health.
He has returned to Springfield to
make his home.
Mr, Totten held a first lieutenant's
commisslon during the Civil war and
afterwards practiced law ior twonty
Former Springfield Resident
Severely Injured at Portland
Ray Alexander son of Mr. and Mru.
,A,f?and!r' ha? MTed ln
years, and now live in Corvallls, was
seriously injured about three weeks
ago in Portland by belug struck by
an automobile. His. right leg was
broken ust below tha hip. He had
been lame for many years from au
injury to the same hip. He is in a
hospital in Portland. Word received
here by his grandmother, Mrs. Billings
represents him as progressing well.
He is in the hands of a physician
who has heretofore expressed confi
dence that he would be able to greatly
improve the conditioa of the lame
' Pupils, are briefly told in an O. A. C.
leaflet by Winona Cruise, instructor.
, Mothers and teachers are finding the
( leaflet helpful. Copies free.