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v "KINQFIISLD, LANR COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUOUST 18, 1921.
NOTES FROM THE
AUTO CAMP GROUND
This not was not picked up on
the campground, but It will be In
good company with lhoti which were'
The Pacific Highway ha a total
length of 177 miles from Vancouver
n. C, to Tla Juana, Mexico. With
the completion of thla aeaaon work,
13115 ml leu of Ul length will bo
paved. Of thla milage of pavewn,
kM mil are In California, 218.8 In
Oregon, 187 In Washington ami 22.7
In British Columbia. The tllnpropor
Won between the state la not so
greet aa It might seem, when we con
sider that th highway traverses the
whole l-ngih of California, the long
eat atate In the I'nlon; while It only
rroRfl the breadth of Oregon ami
A party from Hookurft;, traveling
In two earn, at loaat three men In
the party, were on the ground FrUay
night The men were Inquiring about
tlwj farm land up the vallcya rudiat-
. Ing from Springfield, tie la of the
farms, and so on, The oldeat man of
the -party waa wishing to find a tn
acre tract. We are of the opinion
that a comrluVrable percentage of the
trawler who atop, many more than
we ever hear from to that effwt, are
keeping owe eye on the country
through which they are passing with
a rlew of selecting a future locatloi.
It might pay a man who I Interested
In selling ival estate, Instead of tak
lag a ten day vexation because bual
dm la dull, to apend ten half hours
In the evenings on the auto camp
A young couple from the nelglbor
hood of Wichita. Kansas, were on the
ground over Sunday nfgtt. They bad
a record of over 4400 mile of travel
since they left bom. They cahie
Into Pueblo. Colorado, Just a little be
fore Uve great flood. They were for
tunate tenough to get out of l be flood
area and over Into the Gunnison
couutry before the flood came. They
ranged through a rood part of 8outt
era Idaho, touching Pocatella. Idaho
Falls. Mjackvy. Halley, Mountain
Home UoIm and Caldwell. They ex
pect to visit Crater Lake, awing
across to the const and stop a month
or eo between Civscent City and Eu
reka, California, where the man'a
uncle owna a sawmill; then hack to
Kansas by a aoutbern route.
A party from Portland, father anl
eon an1 their wives, apparently,
ramped on our ground Tuesday night.
The men bad taken up homesteads
on one of the upper branches of the
Umpqua; and the two couples were
going to live on them for tre nevt
aeven months, and then provw up. The
younger man of this party Inquired
about the Ruddlman family, whom h?
had known aome years ago In the No
EAST IN BARRELS
Two carloads of barreled dt raw
berries were recently shipped from
the Salem warehouse of the Oregon
Grower's Cooperative association . to
the Chicago market. Upon their ar
rival the follow. nr rommnni maa rtr
"This morning wo Inspected tho
cars of barreled strawberries and our
hats are certainly off to you. They
are the bent handled, the cleanest
and nicest cara of barreled straw
berries we have seen.
There Is only one thing which we
could object to: the fruit Is a litrlo
small. Put tine method of tandllng,
in cieanllneHS of packing and In ex
cellence of fehlpptng containers, you
have done a noble Job. We congratu
It la this Htaisilard that the associa
tion Ju trying to uphold In all Its pro
ducts and though auch comment Id
favorabl received by the organisa
tion. It Is not tie purpose to put a
good pack for favorable comment
i rr l i a
atuuo. i no aitsot'iaiiou is wonting to
build up. a reputation for duality and
. I - a. .1 . -1 I ... I A .1 - A . .1 a
lauuBiurzuu pact in us prwucis umi
will create a demand for Oregon fruit
above that from any other auction.
Mrs. Wallace Carney Is - up and
about again, after being shut In for
two or throi weeks with a rather
The News office received the fol
lowing Interesting communication by
postcard, Monday morning, from the
Hrulth Dean-Mcllenry party, which
Wt here two weeka ago for the neigh
borhood of Eureka, California, Tht
point from wtlch ft was written ap
pears to be about 26 mile south of
Eureka, and about the seme distance
northeast of the point where the
steamer Alaska went on the rocks a
few day ago:
Kohnervllle. Calif., Aug. 10, 1921.
Editor Springfield News: I am alttlng
on the Bid of the mountains In the
redwood lands of California, In alght
of the Ell river. We got through all
O. K. No puncture. We broke on
hub but It !ld not delay tia any.
If the world Is as big north of
8j rtiuffc-ld as It la south, It la a big
ono. It la quite foggy here. We ar?
20 mlW-s from the coast.
Honvo great country from Grants
Pass on to Crescent City, Cal. The
highway follows the mountain tops as
near aa It can, and real mountains,
The rent of the party are all O. K.
Oeo. f. Dp an
TOWN AND VICINITY
Rev. If. C. Bthell preached at
Coburg Sunday morning. Aug. 14 and
at Goeben In the evening. The Metho
dist pastor, Rer. J. JI. Bennett, with
his wife and baby, occupy the parson
age at Coburg. He cares for these
two points; preaching one Sunday at
Coburg In th morning and at Goshen
In tie evening, and reversing the
order on the following Sunday.
Clay Whitaker Is now employed In
a, sawmill at Ma mh field, and hU
family haa moved to that place.
Dr. 8. Ralph Dippel, dentist, Spring
Mra. John Klngham and her two
daughters, of Sacransento, California,
have been visiting at the ronie of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Sidwvll for the pant
week. They were finishing up a rounl
of vUlts at points In Colorado. Iowa
and Washington. They expert to
leave for home In a tbjy or two. Mra.
Klngham la a niece of Mrs. Sidweil.
Will Horn returned to Springfield,
a few days ago. after a two-vars
stay iu the old bomb nelghbortood,
near Dloomfleld Iowa.
C. A. Eastman made a business
visit to Portland occupying abont two
days last week.
S. I. OgiVen baa refold to Mr. Mc
Kelvie. from whom he purchaaed It,
the large bungalow nortt of Spring
field Junction, built ami for weveral
years occupied by O. II. Hlnkaon.
A death-grapple beneath the wares,
a full-rigged schooner sunk at nea ,
another aturdy craft destroyed by.
fire Intrigue humor heart Interest'
and a charming love tale. Theaj
are the Omenta that have been woven ,
Into one of tte greatest productions;
of the year, "Partners of the Tide,",
At Hell, Saturday. August 20th.
1 I AW CWAN AN SLOW ZttZ
J UP A LITTLE, WONTCHA. SrJ . k
COrVSjSHT ,-r, M ?r-- T7 v 0 l"
IMPORTANT MEETING OF
There will be a meeting of the
American Legion at the W. O. W.
ball tomorrow (Friday) evening, at
8 o'clock. It I desirable that all
members, and all persons affected by
the recently enacted state bonus mea
sure should be prevent. The blank
to be filled out by those making appli
cation under ttls law will be there,
and a general consideration and free
discussion of all the bearing of the
law, with expressions of choice as to
the optional features of the measure,
A PROMISING LITTLE
LIFE CUT SHORT
A son waa born to Dr. and Mrs.
Ralph 8. Dfpple, at Mercy hospital,
Eugene, Sunday venlng. It waa
prom lain child. Ita coming brought
Joy Into the household, for they had
no children. Monday afternoon and
evening the nure began to notice dis
quieting aymptoma. Tuesday morn
ing it began to go into spasms, and
It dledf about 8 a. in. Cerebral hem
orrhage la given as the cause of
ifteatn. W. Y. Walker took charge of
tie little body, and was to accompany
It to a Portland crematorium today;
Mr. and Mrs. John Lambert y, of
Albany paaaed through Springfield
the first of the week, on their way to
Belknap Springs, where they will
spend the week.
Mr. and Mrs. O. If. Jarrett returned
8unday from a two weeks vacation,
spent In northern California.
Ira NU J carryfnc Uve mall on
Route 2. tl!a week, while Mr. Sankvy
Is on his vacation. He served Route
1 for five days last week, while his
brother. John Nice, waa on a vaca
Dr. and Mrs. O. E. Fortmnier re
turned. Monday, from a two-weeka
visit at Albany.
The dwelling house TLeodore Mc
Cracken haa been building this sea
son, Just southeast or his reeidence.
is almost finished. It Is a sung
bouse aud well built '
A 8rHngfteld party who went to
the swlmmin' bole near the Coast
fork ectcol house Thursday even
ing, counted eighty adulta there at
oix trine, besides a number of child
ren; nearly a hundred altogether.
Mid. Lettle Smith, of Tillamook.
and Iter son, Roy Smith, a clerk In
the poatofflce at Marehffeld. visited
at the borne of Mr. and Mra C. A.
Eastman a couple of days last week.
Mra. SmltL hj a cousin of Mr. Eaht
man. A transient man was picked up in
a park at Junction City, aud was
found q be In the laet stagea of
tuberculosis. He was removed to
the Springfield hospital, and dl?d
there Monday. Ilia name was Leo
Maboney, he was 37 years old, and I
had an I. W. W. membership card ti
bis person. W. P. Walker prepared
the hedy for burial, and he waa buried
at Laurel Hill' Tuesday afternoon.
WHAT A SPEED DEMON!!
LONG TIME RESIDENT
DIES NEAR MABEL
Mrs, Margaret Angellne Rlggs died
at her home, about three mikes above
Mabel. Friday, August 13. She wa
bom March 2, 18S5; and so was 66
years, B months an4 11 days old. She
and family bad lived at the same place
since 1S80. She bad bn affected
by heart trouble for about four years,
and was taken unexpectedly. SLe was
found dead In her bed by one of the
family, on arising in the morning.
Her husband, G. W. Rlgga, was at
Klamath Kails at the time of her
death. He was sent for, and arrived
Monday evening. Funeral service
were held at the wmetery at Mabel
yesterday afternoon, by Rev. T. D.
Mrs. Rlggs leaves eight children, all
living at tte old home or near by.
They are Hnry. Charles A., Philip,
Frank, George S., Mrs. Carrte Jarrett,
of Springfield, and Mrs. Ella Parris.
The school board has. In compara
tively recent times, elected several
teachers whose elctlon has not been
reported in these columns.
Mr. McFadden. a graduate of the
University of California, who expects
to take post graduate work In the U.
of O. for half time, was elected in
place of Mr. Mclntyre. resigned, to
take attletics and other subject In
tbe high school, half time.
Mrs. Fraley. whose home Is on the
Euge&e road, beyond Midway Park,
was elected for work fn the grades.
Mrs. A. S. Myers, whose home Is in
the Barttolomew neighborhood, north
east of 8pringfleid, was elected for
English and other work In the high
school. 1 ' .
A. R. Morgan, of Laurel Montana,
waa elected this week for manosl
training and other work in the high
school full time.
A party of seven or eight men, in
cluding J. W. Coffin, D. W. Roof and
Riley Snodgrass went up Into the
mountains, beyond Belknap Spring,
yesterday,, tor a fishing and hunting
trip. They expected to bund a cabin,
and.be on the ground and well fitteJ
up when tbe deer season opens, next
Saturday. Tley will probably return
the first of next week.
Fred H. Russet, of Wilbur, Oregon,
and Mlas Naomi D. Harbit were mar
rted in Eugene last Wednesday, the
10th. The bride Is a daughter of Mrs.
Geo. Orr, of this city. Mr. Russel's
father Is tbe S. P. station agent at
Wilbur. Mr. Russel prefers farm life,
but the young couple have not yet de
cided where they will make their
Mr. and, Mrs. Geo. B. Pretty man
and. of course, the baby, returned the
first of the week from a two weeks
outing, mostly spent at Grant Pass
where Mrs. Prettyman's people live.
They made one excursion down to the
southern border of tte state. Mr.
Prettyman says that one day while
they were down there the tempera
ture rose to 121 in the shade. And
that inside of the state of Oregon, too.
But don't let it get out.
Salem. One' cannery Is paying
11000 a day for labor.
Latham. Lumber flume to be built
here from coast fork.
Per capita cot of keeping Inmates
of atate Institutions was rcluced 119
in past year.
Three gold drertg operating In
Oregon and fourth to be added.
Portland to have D00 room, $1,250,.
00 apartment houfe.
Test oil well to be sunk at Suther
lln. Oregon mines wnt $261,602 In gold
to mint in six months.
Portland. Emanuel loapltaj build
ing $C0,000 nurses home.
Portland box factory buya Taquina
northern railroad for $400,000.
Salem. Survey conducted by cen
tral labor council for past 18 months
shows decline In wagies 10 per cent.
Commodities 30 per cent, while taxes
have gone up from. $31.20 on $1000
assestiment to $48.60 In two years.
Apple shipping warehouses to be
built at Odell and Dee.
Salem brick layers reduce their
scale from $10 to $9 a day.
On July 27 ships took 33 million
feet lumber out of the Columbia.
Astoria Box factory reopens em,
ploying 60 men. Lumber to be cut
.by other mills until mill Is rebuilt.
Silverton, Lutteran church installs
new $2500 pipe organ.
Grants Pass to Vancouver, Wash
ington prune beit crop estimated at
40 per cent of last year's.
Roseburg-Coos Bay highway to
Camas Valley to be graded. 18 miles.
St. Helens. Work to begun on new
depot and siding to cost $15,000.
Grants Pa. Work proceeding on
Lost Lake highway. Small forest
to be finished this year.
G re ham to have $25,000 sewer bond
election August 22.
Salem 1182 miles of road work is
under contract in state. Bridge work
under contract totals $1,640,458.
Pendleton. Work to start on $18,
000 distribution plant tor Union Oil
Row River mill shuts down . until
the new railroad is buOL
Roseburg. Forest service planning
.construction of trail to scenic Leraolo
Grants Pa38. Pumping and power
machinery to be Installed at once in
Savage Rapids dam. Power touse Is
Corrallis Bakery to be converted
into a grill and confectionery.
65 per cent of all lumber mills and
f-0 per cent of all logging camps of,
the Pacific northwest are working.
Marshfield 6treti to be lmprored
by paving and sewer installation.
Road from. PendVton to La Grande
half paved. Will be completed soon.'
Columbia River highway paving
reaches Twin Tunnels between Hood
River and Moster.
Echo. Umatilla county's wheat
crop for the year Is estimated between
five and six million bushels.
Much building activity at Corrallis.
66 new louses to August 1 this year.
Corrallis ' Installing concrete ovens
and making other Improvements at
the auto camp grounds.
Canyon City. Work to commence
on graveling of Gorge road. $100,00)
bonds to be sold.
Bids opened for grad'ng of ten-mile
section of Corvallls .Newport highway
between Chitwood and Toledo. Agato
Beach rock quarry being developed.
Wheeler. Haak Bros. and Whieeler
Lumber company form an agreement
to enable them to resume operations.
Brookings. Two logging road pro
jects under way.
M. W. Weber haa sold his residence
on north 6tt street to S. L Ogdeuu
ard will shortly move to Eugene.
The tfrm of Fischer and Weber has
been doing business in Eugene for
some time, and now It seems that
Springfield is to lose both members
of the firm and their families al
together. Henry Stewart, of Eugene, Is giv
ing his residence property on lower
Main street a considerable overhaul
ing: reroofLig, rofloortng and otter
wfcse altering the front porch; vn
papering It throughout; building a
garage, and some other touches. Un
less he can rent it satisfactorily, be
may occupy It, himself.