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SPUING FIELD, LANK COUNTY, OKFXJON, THURSDAY, KKimUAItY 17, 1921.
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HOW OPEII 10 ALL
U. S. Bureau of Education to
CooperaU with State Bureau
and University of Oregon
Washington (special) Cltiscna
of Oregon who have enrolled In tho
national reading circle of the bureau
of education, or tloiwj who content
pinto the reading of tna or more of
lie atxteen courses lued by the
home education division of the bureau
will Im lnterted to know that a
jilan of co-operation, ha been er
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fected and adopted by the bureau or
education, the Oregon state depart
mont of education, and the Oregon
eiate unlvers'ty In connection with
the home reading course.
Th extennlon dlvlHlou of the Ore
gon etnte university haa now entered
Into co-operation will the bureau of
education, and with the approval of
the statu auperlntfiidnnt of educa
tion the work In Oregon will be car
ried on by John C. Aliuack, aaalaant
director of the estennion dlvlalon at
the unlveralty, Eugvne. Oregou.
In the future, certificates i
to reader completing any of the
courae of the home education divi
sion will be signed by the U. 8. com
missioner of education, the State
auperlntendant of public Instruction, j
and arcpreHcniauve or me extension
Reader living In Oregon are re
qaftnted to send all papers and letters
to John ('. Almack. aaelstant director,
extension dlvlalon. University of Ore
gon, Eugene, Oregon, who will keep
the bureau of vducatlon Informed of
the progress of the various reader.
Members of the national reading
rlrcle of the bureau of education In-
rind man mnA vnm.n of all nmfa I
w ( ni iircir earnings wunoui restriction, a
fions. boys and girls, and amblttouareuoMbU amoont paid M compenaa-
worxers wao agree mm noon am
tools, and we should use them to dot
The first national
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home education to be adopted in the;pald for ,uch .evlces. Ukewise If helman removal' of
i nn-Mi aiairs w.. iunuy.u j i
present commlsnloner of education in I
1913. and toIay the national reading
circle lnchiia members in every
state In the I'n'on, Hawaii, Alunks,
Canal Zone, Porto IUco, I'tlllpplne
Inlands, India. China, and other
countries In which American have
Installed tv-mporatlly their lures and
The national f'ndliif; circle was
formed to annwer the nt-ds of old
and yi.iuiK who had long doxlrcd
some guide In tlu'lr rending, and who
if 'f (led Honif iHHjln t Ion to contln'iie
n rourw uficr having commenced It.
f?u h InHpiratUiti If Vi'ovldod In the
awarding of a, rlrtlflcate Klgned by
the cominlHNioner of education, wl ich
Ih given to each ierBni who offers
satlafactory evldiu'ees of having
read th required bookH In any rourn.
The courne already iHMiied by the
liureau niciiicie courrten in lueraiur,
hlntory and hiogruphy, home-making.
end child care, and audi vocational
courttea a machine tdion wprk, sfilp-
tiulldlng, Iron and oteel, navigation.;
Co-oireratlnif coniniltteeH of woeclal-'
Jtdtt In literature and history as woir
as Individual specialists were ap
pointed to UHHlat the bureau o edu'M
(Ion In th preparation of homo
reading course. Four vocational
reading courses were prepared with
the ca-opchu Ion of tltcpublitfhlnrf
board of the American library associa
tion, assisted by Hpeclallata ln voca
The home reading courses pub-
Jtahed by the bureau of education all'
of which are available upon request,
1. The World" Grcut Literary
2. Groat Literature Ancient,
Medieval, and Modern.
3. Reading Courses for Parents.
4. Miscellaneous Coursaa for Boys
6. MiHcellaneot h Courses for O'rtn.
6. "Thirty Books of Great Fiction
7. Thirty "World Heroes.
8. American Literature.
9. Ttlrty American Heroes.
10. American History. '
11. France and' Her History.
ADAMS TO BE
When United States Senator-elect
IHtanfleld leaves (or Washington with
In the next fortnight la will bo ac
companied by K. J. Adam, of Eu
g"ne, who has accepted the appoint
ment, aa secretsry to Oregon's new
nouncemn-nt of thla choice, mad by
Senator elect Btanfleld yesterday, sets
at rest all rumora aa to the probable
Identity of hla secretary none of
iv.hlch ever dlcused Mr. Adama.
i have been looking' aaJd Mn
Ftanflctd, "ever aince election for
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coat of secretary could ' be offered
When I learned that Mf. Adama had
nold hla Intereata In Eugene and was
moving to Portland, I offered blin
the appointment. Indicating the waya
In which he; could be of aervlce to
Oregon and myself. I believe that hla
prevloua experience In public life will
prove to be of considerable value.
INCOME TAX FACTS
YOU 8HOULD KNOW
Frequent Inquiries are received by
collectors of Internal revenue from
storekeepers and other business mon
aa to whether Lhe taxnaver In business
for hlmseU may deduct from hla gro
earning an amount of salary paid to
himself. Wages or salary drawn by a
taxpayer from bla own business are
more In the nature of a charge out of
prof(u chrfe atnt prof,t
If deductible they would merely be
added to bis Income and tie effect
would be to take money out of one
pocket and put It In another. There
fore, claims for such deductions are
Salaries paid to minor children era
ployed In the conduct of taxpayer'!
business are cot allowable deductions.
If. however, a eon or dangbter haa at-
talned majority, or la allowed free use
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A farmer who noloys e man to as-
a better way."!.,., , .v. nAH M. rnn ,-'
a a net rrom rronA inrorrw? mm imnuBt
employs a woman whose entire time It
upj ln ukK care of tne
cream, butter, and churns, or if her
r rvicea are devoted entirely to, the
preparation and serving of meals fur
nlshed farm laborer and in caring for
their rooiiin. the compensation paid
her In an allowable deduction. It,
however. Hhe is employed solely Jn,'dna..n. lowAtt in vn wr
car'ng for tho fnrmers own household Kew 837.864 bridge to be K built
no deduction can bo made. (across Umpqua river at Mrtle Cre,k
In arriving at net Income upon whlcVaml 113,159 bridge acrosj Canyou
tie tax la aaaest'd. deductions may e j Crwk.
made for ordinary and neceeary buul- Graves Canning Company to esUb
neHs expense. The revenue act spec-;iiBh fru!t cannery at Tillamook.
Ificnlly prohibits the deduction of; jIood River Association of Upp.T
Personal, f.imily, or living expena-s. j Valley orebadlsts and ranchers have
Such exrenKcs include rent for a home: formed to purchase electric energy
wage of aervniits, coat of food and ; f,0m Pacific Power & Light Co.
clothing for the family, education of Devitt Big mill which burned
ch'ldien. "and all Itema connected i,,st fall is being rebuilt. Will em-
with the maintenance, well being and
pleasure or tno taximyer ana bis
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NOTI FARMER KILLS WIFE
AND COMMITS SUICIDE
N'-p- Wn,'Bl- nr co 8no an
killed his wife, aged
ob, anu men
turned the revolver on himself, com
lulling Btilclde, about f've o'-lock Sun
day morning at tl eir ranch home near
Not I. Mr. Wheat la the father of 13
children, six of whom reside at home,
but none of tlvcm were awakened bv
the allots and the bodies were not
found until later in the morning..
Frank Fisher of this city haa gone
I to Fall Croek, where he will be em
ployed at the sawmill of that' place
12. Heroes of American Democracy
13. The Call of Blue Waters Sea
mnnshlp and Marino Engineering
14. ' Iron and Steel.
16., Machine-shop Work.
Books listed in the various courses
may be p'urchased from publishers or
borrowed from libraries. The bureau
Of education does not furnish w
NOTICE TO ALL DOQ OWNERS
All owners of dogs are terebv
notified that under no circumstance
will their dog be allowed to run loose
within the city limits, regardless of
license. Owners will be arrested and
fined not to exceed 1 10.
W. M. Donaldson.
Chief of Police.
Aatorla. 28 ships loaded 26,703,
000 fot lumber- bere In January.
Astoria. All logging camps getting
resdy to put crews to work.
Portland streetcar company plana
to aid the unemployed with work.
Eugene Blbk university will erect
Oregon City . la prosperous with
$200,000 monthly payrolls.
Architects, contractors and labor
leaders met at. Portland to consider
embargo on building.
Chemawa Indian school to get $180,'
Sawmills art gradually resuming
operations. Lumber will move more
rapidly on falling markoL Logging
camps will resume this month.
Eugene is to have an open-air gym
nasium. Pendleton city bonds went begging
at 82 gents on the dollar.
Everett lumber firm planning to
build mill at Sheridan and Wlllamlna
Prlneville sent out 960 full cars of
products In 1120.
Corvallls will spend 1100,000 on new
12 Inch water pipe line.
Portland. One addition building
80 new bouses, average cost 97,000.
Congress provides 1400,000 to start
Des Ctutea project
Product Eugene fruit growers plant
last year 91,2(0,000.
Cottag Grove to bave modern Ice
Tidewater to bave two miles of
government road. .
Manufacturing lead pencil slata of
Juniper wood, one of Oregon's Infant
j industries. Is growing to large pro-
Oregon National Guard annual pay
roll at Portland $114,852.
Clackamas County taxes 1921 $1,.
on, in increase auu,vuv.
The Dalles acquires site for $125,
Alpine to have new $15,000 high
Th Dulles. Wasco County has
9,387 acres under irrigation.
Salem, Eggs sell at 25 centa per
j pioy 100 men and cut 100,000 feet of
Astoria. New highway inn opens.
The DallTS. Corner lot costing
111, 000 has been purchased as site
for new auditorium costing $125,000.
Milton. Plans being dre.wn for
pew union high school.
Pendleton. Construction starts lm -
nu'diattely on $200,000 annex to St.
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Anthony a hospital.
G. J. LOFFER BUYS BLACK.
SMITH SHOP OF DOMPItn
G. J. Loffer of Myrtle Creek bought
the blacksmith shop on Second street
belonging to Ed Dompier last Satur
Mr. Loffer will continue with
general blacksmlthng and repair work
and is adding to his equipment an
acefellne welding machine.
Mr. and Mrs. Loffer are celebrating
llieix coming to SpringriciJ w::n me
arrival of an eight pound boy, born
Monday, February 14, at ire yrma
oette hospital in Eugene. They are
making their home at the corner of plant where ttey wera processed
Fifth and K streets. W. J. Lofrer, ' under the King's 'method of dehydra
father of Mr. Lofer is making his ' tion. . The result waa so splendid
tome with .his son and is assisting j that an order was immediately placed
him at th-e shop. Jwlth the Lake Lablsfi onion growers
VECETABLE VARIETY IS
BIG FACTOR IN SUCCESS
List of Soma Well Suited to Oregon
Conditions Is Given by Station
Oregon Agricultural College. Cor
vallls, Feb. 17. Since the variety of
garden vegetables is a big factor In
the soccer. of the garden, a list of
some of the most popular and widely
grown varieties of leading garden
props is offered by A. O. Boquet,
bead of vegetable gardening at the
college station. Some of the sorts
such as sweet corn, beets, carrots,
peas, splnlch, onions, parsnips, squash,
pumpkins, cabbage, broccoli and let
tuce do better from strians grown in
In the following list tie varieties
connected by "or" represent a choice
of either, while those not so con
nected are all to be Included;
Beans dwarf green snap refugee
or Burpees stringless pod; dwarf wax
snap Kldiwy wax. Black wax; pole
green snap Kentucky wonder; pole
mottled snap Dickersons Yount;
shell pole Oregon pole lima; shell
dwarf Lady Washington, Red Mex
ican. Boct earlyt Early mondeL Dark
Brocoll Saint Valentine, Late
Brussels Sprouts Odense market
of Long Island dwarf.
Cabbage early Early Jersey
Wakefield; medium - Copenhagen
market. Glory of Enkhulsen; late
All Seasons, Danish ballhead. Drum
head savory. ,
. Carrot Chantenayt of -Dan vers
.Cauliflower early Snowball.
Do' Weatherford ; fall Autumn Giant
Ceeriae Large prague.
Celery Golden self blanching or
Chard Swiss Lncullus.
Corn early Portland market.
Go Idea bantam; medium early
Howling mob; late Planting above
Cucumbers -Davis perfect, " Boston
pickling. i .
Eggplant Black beauty.
Endive Large green curled.
Horse Raddish Maliner kren.
Kale Tall green scotch curled.
Dwarf green curled.
Kohl rabi Early white Vienna.
Leek Carentan or American flag
Lettuce head New York, Big
Boston, Hanson, Iceburg; leaf Grand
Muskmelons Emerald gem, Pine
apple, Burrell gen.
OnionsOregon yellow Danverb,
Australian brown or red Weathers
field. Parsnips Hollow crown.
Peas tall early Early morn:
dwarf early Alaska, American won
der or Little marvel; mid-season
Peppers 'Ruby giant or Chinese
Pumpkins Wir.-r luxury, Con
Radishes White icicle. Early scar
let Turnip white tip. - .
Df' I'dration Saves Large Onion Crop
Dehidration has a new meaning for
the on'on growers of the Willamette
Valley, and offers a new hope for
j the future in the cultivation of that
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I It develc; es that owing to the ex-
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tremel; low pilcos offered for onions
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j last fall, that onion growers in the
jLeke Lab'.sh region had determined
inLt t0 harvest their crop. The slt-
, uation was ono of the most desperate
ever experlencd ln the district. A
' thousand tons of onions were wasting
ln the fields. Two weeks more of ex
posure to the rain would have rend-
Jered tie crop beyond redemption.
The manager of the great dehydra-
tion plant at Salem heard of the plight
of the onion growers, visited the dis
trlct and after a careful examination
method for saving the crop.
tons of Yellow Danvers onions were
ordered shipped to the dehydration
Death Caused by Consumption
of the Throat Age 33
Years, Six Months
Edgar Charles Colcord, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles E. Colcord, died at
the home of his parents on East
Main street Monday evening, Feb
ruary 14, at the age of 33 years and
months. Death was cansed by con
sumption of the throat which Mr.
Colcord had beeu suffering with tor
Deceased leaves besides lis parents
pne brother, George, and one sister
Mrs. Alfred- Neet.
Funeral services were held at the
Methodist church, Wednesday. Feb
ruary 16. at 2:30, Rv. Yarnee officia
ting. There wad a large attendance
pf friends and members of tho W. O.
W., of which the deceased was a
Services at the grave. In Laurel Hfll
cemetry were conducted by the Wood
men, members of the lodge acting aa
pall bearers. l
Rev. Earl Childers. pastor
Sunday school atS-45 a. m.; oar
classes are all live wires. Preaching
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Do yon
want something instructive that rod
can enjoy? If you do, attend these
services Christian endeavor at :3
p. m. where our coarse of reason
on the bible are proving very lnter--eating.
' All mid week meetings , aa
nsaaL Onr religious census of the
ton will take place next 8wtday af
ternoon, February 20. You are always
Thos. D. Yarnee, Pa tor
. Next Sunday the choir will render
specfal music at the morning sevice.
Tho Pastor will preach on Tho
Stewardship or Life.", In the evening
the Epworth League wilt hold their
regular service at :30. There will
be special music at the " evening
preaching service also. Everybody
Baptist Church ;
Geo. R. Varney, pastor . ;
Sunday school 10 a. m. Preachm.
11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Morning
subject: "Education". Evening sun
ject: "The Way ,to Hell".
Considerable Interest is being
manifested In the matter of Chinese
relief of late, and the churches of the
country are responding in a grati
fying manner.' The churches of Spring-'
field are alert to the situation and are
taking their share of the burden in
this time of China's need." Last Sun
day morning the Methodist churcn
took an offering oi $S0 for this cause.
Robin Levee of Hayden bridge was
a Springfield visitor Sunday.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Mulligan,
on 4th between E and F streets, Wed
nesday. February l6, a 9 pound girl.
Mrs. Z. F. Thorpe of Astoria is
visiting at the home of Dr. W. It.
Pollard. Mrs. Thorpe was an old
friend of Dr. and Mrs. Pollard at
for one thousand tons of the Yellow
Danvers variety, with the result that
$25,000 which otherwise would tave
been lost, was saved to the farmers
of that region.
Dehydration has been a wonderful
boon to the fruit and .vegetable grow
ers of Oregon during the past few
years. Two large dehydration plants
are ln operation, one at Salem and the
other at The. Dalles. Both are con
trolled by one company, which pur
poses to enlarge its operations ttls
year by increasing Its manufacturing
nd cold-storage facilities.
The capitalization of the King's
Food Products Company has been In-,
creased to 110,000,000. making the
company one of the largest and best
financed fruit and vegetable preser
vation, companies In the. Unltd Statei.