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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DKCEMBKK 1, 1921.
MILL OPENS WITH
GOOD SIZED CREW
General Rejoicing Croett
Whlite After Long
After auapenclon of nlno and a
half month, the lfit Booth Kelly
mw mill wa ivopeiird ( 8 o'clock
flil morning, with out any ceremony!
except th blowing of the whUtie. It'
lb am old whltl. but It'
t seamed Ilk Minnie, fter ww had been !
no long wUiuut anything but the faint!
treble whlll of Iho power plant to1
toll ua when work time came. It ha1
tint been aet apart aa uch by oy pro-
flamatlon of Mr. Harding, Mr. Olcott.j
Mr. Kgglmann. Mr. Dixon or Mr. Jar-'
rrtt; but thl day wltl be generally ob-,
served In Springfield and hereabout j
aa a day of rejoicing and thankglvlng. j
Nut only on the part of the men who'
went to work In the mill thl morning1
and their famine, btu on the part of
weryboly about the town, of what-'
ver occupation, or If no occupation i
lly this long iiM-iilon of the chief
Industry of the town, we have been '
made to frvl how much the Inter)1! '
of u all are bound up with tlir Inter '
at of thee men III the luacklnaw
nnd Ilcker. !
A well a rould l:i calculated ye
tx rdny, the mill wa expected to own
thl morning with force. In all de-'
partmenl. of about . 130 mi'n. Every
one of three would b a former em
ploy.'. There would tm absolutely
no new nun employed. Even at that
It would not be posftlbte to place all
of the former employees who would be
val'able. It wa thought probahl
that thl forte might be increased to
ISO within the next two week.
The minimum wage paid will be
It ree dollar. '
Mr. Jarrctt, In dlritlng tin open
ing. ald It ought not to be thonght
that the mill wa atartlng up to meet;
any great demand for lumber, lie aalil '
It wa oi pnlng with only one bona fide!
cr ier. Mow large an order be did not1
ay. II ald the fact In the cane1
were well expreed In statement '
mad.- by Mr. Dixon, sum time ago.'
that the chief puroee in lrtlng up!
Jimt now waa to relieve the unem-'
ployment situation. He did not anil
dpata any great Increase In the de
mand for lumber before next miring.
Iloiw's l.oiilng by everybody In
Si rlngflt Id that the compuny may -ll
every board and allck aawed out of
the lug now In Iho pond before May.
Copper road nlg'ia on our hlghwaya
would be everliiKtlng and not nerd re
plarcimnt ery few year a do ordi
nary painted or enameled metal algna
aurh a hup I at present.
rortlnnd building permit allow a
gain of 179 per cent In October.
Ilvppner. 8 foot vein of coal being
opened on Willow creek.
Huntington. Hlg free gold strike on
Oialn. I.IO.OOO hotel p'aniud for
lUmwell Spring retort near hern.
Pert land. 6 big steamers nnd 5
jmall ones docked here lat week.
Portland. L.-ad lypncll factory ea
Portland. New 12 story 1780,000
Hwetland hotel to be built,
Itoaeburg Light and Water company
re enlarging their plant at Winches
ter. I cbanon building armory 80X100
Pendleton. All bind lues except
for septic tank defeated.
Board in an has a new 8 win cheean
C'obiiig forming 10,000 acre drulnage
Oregon election laws Just lu4
rover 318 pi gc of flu print and ex
plnl i why th.Te I a constant tiicrou,
In the non-voting class.
Springfield. Loud Manufacturing
'oni.any will make ready-made dwell
ing, Qiadlng and graveling road two
in I In north of Albany under way.
Omgoil to get $248,01)0 of $7,000,000
lo-in to hlp state farmej.
Corn show In progress at roqiillln
Ilroom factory now operating In
. Marshflcld. Prospects ; bright for
lumber Industry In Coo Hay district.
HeedHfort lumber mill resume
: Columbia river highway paving com
pleted from The Dalles to Roweus
i, Union Bridge company, of Kenton,
j-lannlng construction cf a. fypoono
Next Friday evening, ltocnihf I.
(be Ann-Mean Legion mid the Ladle'
Auxiliary will nominal officer for
the coming year anI two week from
that llmo will be election night. All
Diiinljnm are urgently ruueted to el
t curl both mooting
"THE OLD NEST CRIPS
MOST HARDENED CRITICS
When "Thw Old Neat" cornea to th
Unit theatre on Sunday, iMicember 4th
the p4ople of HprlngHeld will liav a
chance to Me a picture that ha been
hullml by rrltlca and reviewers as thl
moat gatlnfylng all American picture
that has yet been produced. The
thvnre, that of mother who aea ter
six children leave her, on by on, I
common to American families. All
the poignancy of fueling that then
h-ov takings arou Id real life have
been caught on the screen.
Rupert Hughe the author of thl
unusual tale of mother love. He ha
sought to prerenl a cro-ectlon of a
uuiveral theme aa applied to an
American family. All the Joy and
sorrows counei tl with raising fam
ily have been dramatized. Each of th
children grow to manhood cr woman
hood wit;-, hi own Individual intereta,
then If re the old lienl to fallow the
call of hi delres. Only their mother
Is left to her lojilliies and her mem
orl Hut, a In every American fam
ily, the young remember the old net
aivl return to It.
Tho picture wa produced by Gold
wyn and we directed by Reginald
llinki-r. Mary Allien play the old
mi ther, and her performance l, been
old to bo manurplec0 of screen
toll bridge at Newport. Company to
Incorporate to o pernio bridge.
Atoria City budget for tho year la
$2"6. r.9Z, without pn-rk levy.
Krho t lephone company Is string
ing more cable.
Hood Itlver. Next yvar'a
bud Ret provides ftr iwluctlon
school taxu cf about 25 per wt from
Total of 19! miles of highway have
been paved In Oregon during the pat
year; $18,409,191 expendel on roads
with $18,000,000 on hand.
Ort-giu wl! rei-vlv $310,749 of tbl
federal road afProprlation.
Howburg. Oreaon Orower hl,i
more than .1.000.000 pounds of tliL new
l-ant forest section of the Mount
Hood Iop highway to be graded next
Astnria get new candy making
plant to build modern factory.
Trout crwk wat'r tinned Into
MolHlla wit.-r innliiH
Portland --$:'00.000 Shrine hopltul
proponed for next year.
Corvalll. New drug store to open
on College Hill.
Pc-illand to got n new $300,000
Valuable mineral found In rock on
tl'e Newport Tole lo' hlgliv. ay.
Albany. Mint county I plomwr In
the production of high grade cattlo.
Marshfle'd Woi k starts on. tho
new trout hatchery for Tvnmllo dlH
tilct Lebanon. Crown-Wllliinw-tte Papor
company flniHh d getting In drive of
1000 cord of wood.
Grant l'a. Highway being built
to Jiotpchlue Cave. cot $125,000.
Dun Winfrey, who now lives at
Pleasant Hill, submitted to an X-ray
examination In Srringfie'd. Tuesday,
which showed that an Internal trouble
from which ho la suffering la in some
adhoHloiia from a former operation.
It Is hoped that It may be removed
vMbeiit further surgery.
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a rTrrmf? ont t, "'DC!' wo Fn!r,?:r tit.'
REVIVAL IN FULL SWING
AT CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Rvangellat V. W. 7-ook arrived late
Monday evening, and after very
tiring trip from Ceres, California,
stepped Into the pulpit without hardly
a moment' rest, and gave a stirring
and encouraging addres principally
for the members of the church.
I Tuesday evening he spoke on,
."Fooling With n-.llglon": and Wed
nesday evening. "God's Challenge to
'the Church". All them subjects are
Interesting and helpful to everyone.
'and you are missing something If you
are not attending these meetings.
Rev. Zok's knowlelge of Scripture in
quoting Bible verses Is ansual. His
manner of apeaklng la forceful and
straight from the shoulder.
Thn a ng services are guaranteed
cure for the "blues", "grouches" or
any surh feeling. Come and aee for
yourself. Follow the crowd.
TO KEEP LIBRARY
ftPFM nru FVFNiwr.'
Prof. J. E. Torbet took up a sub
scription during the past few days
sufficient to provide for the additional
extense of keeping open tbe library
for the other four evenings of the week
for one month. Aa a matter of co
operation among the churches, four
persons agrrt1 to be responsible for
attendance during these four even
ing, fit in 7 to 9. Ry thn end of this
month It Is hoped that permanent pro
visions ran be made to keep tbe li
brary open six evenings In the week.
Gifts f f late magazines ami other gool
current liK-ruture will be appreciated
INSTITUTES NEW FEATURE
A new feature of educational work
Is being Initiated by the M"thodlt
church of this city in the "Church
Night" program, which beglna on
Thursday evening Of this week. it
consists of a weekly program of
clannes and devotional meetings, on
Thursday venlng tf each week being
taken up from 8:00 p. m. to 9:00 p. ri.
There are five dUtlnct classes for va
rious kind of Instruction, provided
for all age, from the little child to the
adult. Decides this Vtiere Is a dfvo
tioial period, and a scciul hour. The
same plan ha been tried In a number
of other church over the country,
with very gratifying results, and It I
to be hoped that this program will be
a feature of. real value In the life of
the church aud the community.
THE NEAR EAST
Ml Margaret Hold, .who was In
charge of some rf the orphanage work
In Armenia during and after the war.
and Is now a tencher In Portland, oc
cupied he hour of the evening ser
vice at the Methodist chinch, Sun lav
evening, with a very touching and In
forming addrvss on the conditions,
pant and r resent, in Hint country. She
sketched the history of the persecu
Mens which the Armenian Christian
church and lh. Armenian peopK had
endured at the hands Of the Turks
for the (iOO years that the Turks hav ;
been In the country, and detailed tho
butcheries which have, been perpet
rated from the entrance of the Turks
into the world war to the present
time. A subscription and a cash col
Vet Ion for the Near East Relief fund
was taken at the close.
Rev. K. E. Rnmbo spoke to the high
schotl ou thla subject Monday after
noon. This address was preparatory
to the exhibition of the moving pic
ture, "fAlVce in Hitngrrlamtf, lllus
tistlve of Armenian conditions, which
i . ; - - if
W. O. W. ELECTS OFFICERS;
BANKER IS ARRESTED
At the rvgular meeting of the W. O.
W. last Tuesday evening the following
member were elected to serve for the
iK.-xt tlx months, with the exception
of banker and clerk, who erv one
year: Past council commander, 8 II.
Richmond; consul commander, Geo. A.
Cox; advisor lieutenant, E. G. Sankey;
banker, J. E, Cross; clerk. II. B. Free
land; escort, H. M. Neet; watchman,
G-o. E. Fludley; sentry, A. O. Tom
eth; manager, W. F. Walker. There
was a fairly large attendance and the
evening wa well spect.
Deputy sheriff. R. P. Mortensen ha
arrested J. E. Cross by request of
prosecuting attorney W. F. Wallopr,
charged with causing the disappear
ance of a lodg ritual and one or two
more serious charge. He will be
given a bearing next Tuesday evening.
Visiting neighbors welcotae.
I BUDGET AMENDMENT
AT SCHOOL MEETING
Two members of the board, the
clerk and four other electors attended
the annual school meeting at the high
school building, last Fiklay. Tbe
law governing the action, the pub
lished notice of the meeting and the
budget. Item by Item were read by
tbe clerk. All the legal formalities
of the occasion were duly observed,
and the prescribed order of business
was strictly followed.
In the tentative budget, no provi
sion was made for s reduction of tbi
warrant indebtedness of $12,500 now
outstanding. It was the opinion of
the members of the board, concurred
in, apparently by all present, that a
sinking fund should be provided for
this purpose. So. a motion to amend
the budget by adding to tb proposed
tax levy the sum of $2500 for the re
duction of warrant Indebtedness was
carried; and the budget, as thus
amended, was adopted.
With thl addition, tbe amount to
b rained by district tax. as shown In
the publibhed budget, will stand at
was given at the Bell theatre Immedi
Mr Rambo had presented this mat
ter nT'th-e Christian church the Sun
day evening before. Rev. and Mrs.
Rambo were missionaries In India for
TOWN AND VICINITY
Jrsse l.oiah has been confined to
the house for the past ten days with
some Internal trouble which was diffi
cult to diagnose. He went to Eugne
Tuesday, and had a thorough X-ray
examination made. This showed that
I thn trouble was caused by adhesions
resulting from an operation several
years ago. It is hoped that the diffi
culty might be removed without
another major operation.
- W. O. W. meets every Tuesday
evening at W. O. W. hall.
.Mr. Prettyman's employment in th
mill machine shou is not expected to
'serlrualy Interfere with the manufac
ture of the gasolina gauges.
Orders token for sixteen Inch or
four foot old growth Fir. Loffer
Blacksmith shop. South 2nd. street.
Mr and Mrs. C. E. Wheaton euter
talnvd at Thanksgiving dinner Mr. and
Mrs. Herbert and Mrs. Sue Gila and
Call Springfield Taxi, day or night,
our phone is number 2.
Does a ragged little kid aud a faith
ful dog effect you under your vest?
ww y- ywvwi
Robert Newton Griffin died at t
o'clock this afternoon, after a linger
ing slcknens, of cancer of the stomach.
His mother, two brothers, two sisters
and all the member of hi own fam
ily were by him. Full particulars next
STREET CAR AND
The appearance of a jitney bu on
the street of Springfield I a mere
incident In the cl.ange from the old
street car line to the new. On ac
count of the necessity of abandoning
I th old bridge, tbe Interval ba been
longer than it otherwise would have
! been. People ought to be patient with
any kind of makeshift that wa neces
sary. To run a bu to West Spring
field was probably the best device the
street car company could adopt It Is
our understanding that they could not
run one of their own. They are pay
ing for the service, and we hare rea
son to believe that the fare do not
pay the cost. They are carrying pas
sengers from West Springfield to Eu
gene for 6 cents. If persons pay the
bu fare. It cost them 15 cent to go
to Eugene. If they are able to walk
over the river, they go for 6 cent.
People are mixing np a possible
raise In street car fare from S to 8
cents with this temporary makeshift.
They are two separate matters. The
far raise is no new matter. The
street car company made application
for the raise as far back as last May.
Th? state railroad commission has
fixed an early date to act upon It.
Persons well informed on the matter
are of the opinion that it will not
grant the raise.
The street car line will probably be
opened about January 1st. Then the
Jitney wltl disapper from the
street and we will probably lw
back where we were. There Is nothing
In all these matters as yet to Justify
anyone "tearing his shirt" about
them, as dear as cloth U now.
Mr. Constance F. Gannett
' Wife of E. A. Gannett, died at their
heme in C'ove?dale, Monday, Novem
ber 28. aged 50 years. She Is sur
vived by her. husband, two sons, one
daughter, two sisters and two brothets
The funeral will he held at Walker's!
chapel at 1 p. m. today, and will be
conducted by Rev. Parker, Methodist
pastor at Creswell. The burial will be
at Laurel hill.
Mrs. Kathryn (Cameron) Horton,
wife of Wm. C. Horton of Springfield,
a veteran of the civil .war, died In
Portland, Monday November 28, aged
64. Her death was due primarily to
an attack of iaf'.uensa two years ago,
from which she had never recovered.
Her death occurred at Portland, where
she had been for about three months
with her children and grandchildren.
She was horn in Canada.
The body was brought to Spring
field yesterday afternoon. The funer
el service will be held at Walker's
chapel at 3 this afternoon, conducted
by Rev Thos. D. Yarnes. The pall
bearers will be selected from the
American Legion. The burial will be
at Laurel Hill cemetery. . The Rebek
ah will have charge at the grave.
We hope to present an obituary
Then se "Bi-eexy" Eason, the wonder
cl: lid of the screen in "The Big Adven
ture", at Dell, Weilnesday, Dec. 7th.
Dr. S. Ralph Dippel, dentist, Spring
H. J. Cox has bought of Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Burkett a lot on C. street
between 6th and 7tli. He expects to
build there in the spring. .
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Mll'er, of Cottage
Grove, Mrs R. M. Wagner and daugh
ter Gladys, of Eugene and Mr. and
Mrs. B. Thorn, of Junction City, were
guests of Mr. -anl Mrs. Win. Donald
son at Thanksgiving dinner.
Try our sodaa. they are aodaliciouj
at Eggimann'a. ,
Mrs. A. B Van Valzah went down
to Portland on Wednesday evening of
last we; k, and spent several days visit-
ir.g with her two sens, returning Tues
F. W. 7.ook is conducting the re
vival meeting tt the Christian church
for ."vral week. (
Start the morning right with a
wholesome d;h of Jasper Break
fast 11 ulixni. Sold hy leadiug grocers
The river lia risen, to. something
near It former lu'itcM from the rain
of tUt) ptkt tww day.- . v . !
Rjilph -Clurk : returned Monday,
from a three-week visit to Hood
Rlvr, Oregon. He, traded (or a ptoe
.' nr-'y - ;ti ,". ,!n.
Naturally Situated to Make
A Strong Industrial and
Business Center dl
Springfield occupie a position of po-"
cullar natural trength and advantage,
especially with reference to certain
lines- of business. Situated at the Junc
tion of a system of valley, large ant
mall, radiating from thl juncUoa
point to the east, southeast and aontla
it occupies the key position with refer
ence to the activities of this connect
ing system of valley.
It position Is peculiarly adapted t
make of it a strong Industrial town.
Thl I not the opinion of persons
partial to Springfield only, or of per
sons whose Interests or wishes warp
their Judgement There are persons
who are not personally identified with
Springfield, who, nevertheless, art
studying its prospects. Its capabilities
and it advantages, and who hold ths
views we are here setting forth. There
are possibly more person outside of
Springfield than there are In it who
have an Intelligent and hopeful appre
ciation of ber capabilities and are ex
pecting Urge things of her future; ani
some of them are in a position to
make th?ir faith count for something.
These thoughts are not much more
than reproductions, in other words, of
cheering snd encouraging utterances -of
such a one. to be spoken to the peo
ple of Springfield through The News,
Springfield should bo In the future,
and will be If hr afrair are not badly
managed, or h.-r proper development
interfered with, the natural outlet of
the products of the system of rally m
before spoken of, in a higher state of
development; and not only so, but It
naturally should be tbe supply point
for this same region. The time to
begin to prepare to take advantage of
tbe opportunities is at hand now. To
wait until the great railroad shops are
in full blast will be to wait too lone.
Do- you. , doubt. Springfield friendV
that those shops win he built Well,
there are persons outside of Spring
field who do not doubt It, snd who are
making thair calculations on it. No
one can say Just when the actual work
will be commenced. It is not likely
that the railroad managers themselves
could tell that if they were so dis
posed. But it is the nature of things
that they must be built before very
long, unless sonw dire calamity, wholly
unforeseen, should prevent
What' a wenderful change In the
whole aspect of things about Spring
field the mere driving of the first cer
tain stake to mark off the ground for
those shops will make! What a,
change In the currents of business )n$
Ufa in oi? this region! Noborly will
doubt any of the things said here as
to the strength of Springfield's busi
ness position when that begins to
come to pass. The man who is pre
pared to start with the new current
of Springfield's business life, in cer
tain entirely new lines of business,
will be wise. But this forward look
should not Induce anybody to swins
loose from the firm anchorage or care
ful economy. Springfield is going to
need. In these coming days more than
she has oi cool, level-headed, but pro
gressive business men.
sgo, aud expects to move to it at th
opening of spring Mr. Clark thinks
the recent storm which was so severs
In that region, did no great damage to
the fruit in the Hood River valley.
Want a taxi, phone 2. The tail
that always gets there.
Dr. S. Ralph Dippel is in Portland,
in attendance upon the state dental
association. . . ,-
Dr. S. Ralph Dippel, dentist. Spring
The Jury, In the second trial of Fred
Thomas, on s charge of second degrea
murder, for the killing of Wiley Hub
bard, at Dore-a, September S, . re
turned a verdict of not guilty, late
yesterday afternoon, after being out
nearly 24 hours. . . ;
W. O. W. meets every Tuesday
evening at W. O. W. hall.
Mrs. M. Elllinjsa has been sick (or
about a week, though not .entirely
prostrated. Har daughter, Mrs. F. R,
Alexander, came up from Corvalll
yesterday evnlng. Mrs. Billings will
return with her tomorrow, and remain
until she lecovers.
Dr. 8. Ralph Dippel, dentist 8prlc
field, Oregon. '
. W. O. W. meats very Tuesday
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