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S HUNG FIELD, LANE COUNTY", OHEGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1922.
LAST WEEK'S GREAT
A compotlle and rather extraordi
nary nnlhnnf of nawtpapar imn,
pt or pasting, present mil future, of
the state of Oregon, wllii a few from
Washington and California, was bold
In lb various building of the state
uulwrstty taut Friday and Saturday.
Tb Now regrets that It was not
ebU to give more attention to It, and
would be glad If aoni of Ha patron
m lathi have looked In upon some of
tha dliMlon; for tlwy bad to do
chlofly with the points of contact be
tween the newspaper man editor,
publisher and printer and hla work,
on tha ona hand; and thw merchant
manufacturer, mechanic, professional
man and fnminr, and their work, on
th other band.
It will help any Intelligent and open
minded bualnma man to get tha bet
reault for htmaelf and hit bualnet
out of hla dealing with th newt-
par man to look In upon tha eon
ftwwncei of aucb a body of men: to
bear thwrt dlnmiB. aven for an hour
or two, tha condition and methods
In wbloh newspaper, larga or tmall.
In all kind of places, ore made; why
lhay do thin, and why they hava to
do that; bow they tit and adapt them-
lve to all th" contantly varying;
lined and lntret of a romplei
ewlety; warp their own p!ana and
tntereata, a It were, around evry
obatructtng rock or root In their ef
forta to serve every one elae't In
threat. When such , a conference
conHM again to Eugene, or, If you
please, to the Springfield or the rout
ing year; to Corvalll. lha aeat of
next year" conference, or whenever
you may be living and doing bulnet.
you bu!ue man of Springfield, who
are In danger of ehrlwlmg up from
loo long and loo contanl a contempla
tion of one act of obJcl through
one pair of gimme, take an afternoon
off. and take a look In on It.
There wa too much of thl con
ference. It had too many part, and
m mw too lltll" of It to make any
detailed representation of It worth
much. It aeemed to be a bringing
together In ona goner I conference,
of atatewlte arope, but not atiictlr
limited to the boundaries of Oregon,
the Oregon Editorial Aanoclallon; the
aiata meeting-of memhert of the At
aoclnted lrs; repreaentallve In
till fluid or the Cnlled Pre; and the
fuculty and student holy of the state
university achool of Joumulism.
From a Ially Emerald new noto.
"The men here are editor. publisher
iiiHiiiigYra and ren-entHtlv.-'fi of the.
varbm newni npiTfl of the atate".
Etneral I editorial: "The Emernld
Join with the !itlre tulPtit body In
extending to you a hearty welcome
You are tlii lufluentlnl citizen In
your coiiimiinltloM. You are the
mould -M of public opinion'. Wo hniu
ar arnliiK tho irlncliVa and pntc-
itcci which form the runric of your
From rrcMldcnt CampbeU'i pub
lished addre of welcome: "It In a
fine thing to have tlw editor and pub
llHbtrn nMn'iiibpl on the chiiii! for
the dlHciiBBlon of ItiMr problcniM and
tho litirovi'ini'tit of their iirofHHlon.
The annual aeHKlon aro productive of
iiiHplmtlon both to the pre nnd to
The revival aervlccs at the Met ho
dial church wore wll attcniVed on Sun
day. The congregation! have not
been large tlnre. The "break", a If
I commonly called, began Tueaday
evening. Since that, there hag boon
a noticeable tooaenlng up, good work
at the altar and good reaulta. Tha
kind of campaign Mr. Beunard con
ducts doet not depend, for It effect
lveneit upon crowd and artificial ex
hilaration, yet It It datlrable that at
many people at poialhle hear hla
meaaaget. They commend thenmlve
to tha good ten, and to the heart
of all. reasonable people. The evan
gellat doea not rly upon the tenia
tlonal, In bit ttrmont or In bit
method! In dealing with the peopK
Mr. and Mri. Lea Clark attended
a joint InitaHatlon of the I. O. O. F,
and Rabekah lodge at Junction City,
on Wedneaday evening, January 11.
They report at having had a very en
JoyaWe tlma. Mr. Nellie McFaddtn,
of Junction City, returned with them
tor a thort vlilt.
' Wood of all klada for tale,
I with to tlncerely thank the W. O.
W. for their klndneet and prompt
payment of promlte. Long live Ue
W. O. W.
Mra. FaflJile drlftta.
TOWN AND VICINITY
ft. 0. Matter of tha 2nd Avenue
Oaraga hat a 1923 Dort touring car In
mock. Bee thl car befora you buy.
"Th Faca of lha World", atricklng
story of social problem adapted from
tha novel by Johan Bojer, ona of Eu
ropea greatatt author. At Bell, Sun
day, January IZnd.
Wood or all kind! for tale.
J. W. Baker I obout tha street be
tlmm now. Ha think ha It progre
Ing, though aomewhat alowly toward
at hiaat a mesiurablo recovery of hU
former wet'th. Ha la at III auffarlng
aoma of tha affertt of tha blood ponlon
Irg from tha wound In bit band latt
. Start tha morning right with a
wbolaooma dlh of Jianvr'a Break
fttt Graham. " Sold by feadlag grocer
John n. arn Is cult seriously
". contracted a cold from ex-
poaure In bla work abova Mabel, bad
la grlppo and then pneumonia. Ha
waa brought down aome time ago, to
his rldom;e on Seventh and F. Ha
It In a generally run down condition,
and la likely to have a tedloua tick
neta. "Hip Van Winkle" haa hoen anloop
for many yeora, but ha will be at lb
Dell theatre, Sunday, January 29.
Dr. 8. Ralph Dlppel, dentUt, Spring
f Id. Oregon.
VVr. Itoyal J. Glrk, Speclallit,
correctly fit gluc. $8.00
and up. Tiring thl notice. 908
WtJIamette, St., Eugne, Oregon.
The l.lllt acros the McKenilo were
covered with a light blanket of enow
W. O. W.
Yeiterday morning wat the coldest
of the aeaaon. Yet It waa only re
ported at 20 abov.
For private piano lemon tee Mitt
lluth Scott or phone 128J.
M E. Hrattaln did not go down lo
t'UNhman laat week. He ttayed to
attend the revival meeting. Hit ton
Crod went down yetrday, to look
aifier the farm for nwhilu.
Hobit It. Whiter and Uoldu M.
I'rrk were married hint Thuraday
evening, at tli' homo of tho brides
paratilH, Mr. and Mr. Holt I'ark, In
KuKCiie. Itcv. Wm. Mcll Cnso officlnt
Iiik. The I'nrk fiimlly fonnerly llvod
In Springfield. t .
IT a liUHband ucxl n-U hit wife, and
Cfiile her the affectloi sho ha a
right to expect whnt would you have
hor doT See Euld
diiy. January 25th.
ll..nnett In "Her
it Doll Wedna
Dr. S. Itulih Dlppol, dentist, Spring
Mrs. Jmch llafner returned, Sun
lay. from Oregon City. She was
culled thero by tho death of her father
oeveral weeks ago, and has been
kept there since by her duties as ad
ministratrix of her father'a eHat.
She and M,r. Hufnor purpose to fit up
their home for rent, and remove to
... j , . .
Wood for sale by National Product.
Co., the old Fisher Boutin mill
Broadway ttreot. F. H .Walker.
"Her Husband's Friend", a love
story of "a good fellow's" wife, foatur-.hng
Ing Enid Bennett.. At Dell Wednes
ISf OH OFFICER ! i
Wf HERE'S A $v n ' is' ?
Ilfel HOLD-UP r-1 SJL sy Vf
PERVERTING THE RECORD
DOES NOT BUILD A TOWN
Wa fiwquffnVy "e In ooe of the
Eugona papera a L lenient that uch
and aucb a ohlpment, lumber, for In
itanco, ha been mada from Eugene.
If It It lumber, It la loaded on tha
cara In tho middle of tba yard of tha
Doolh Kolty aawmlll at Springfield,
and goea from tb' Springfield elation
to Portland a directly at It can go.
Of rouroe. It goea through Eugena,
and It goea through Itatnaburg, and
It goea through Halaey on Ha way la
Portland; and anybody at either of
thoto point, who la not othurwlne
a-gngrd bat the privilege of gating
on thoae cart loaded with Springfield
lumber, bound for Portland and aoma-
where beyond. If ha wantt to. But
flwra It no apeclal alg-nlflcanca In
that In either com. Wa tuggeit that
tba Harrlaburg Bulletin make a prac
Uca of recording, each week, the hlp
ment of o many cara of lumber on
aucb and auch day from Harrlaburg.
TO NEW READERS
On account of tom mutter of
apeclal Intereat which the next four
I iky will contain, tamptet of The
Newt will be tent to a number of
pcron who have not heretofore been
UMcrihero. Thl it to aiaure you that
they will coat you nothing, and you
will bo In no dangwr ln receiving them.
W wtah you to regard them at tem
ple Indeed. We wtah you to make
careful study of each of these Iitnues
and tee If It will not be well worth
while for you to become a permanent
While others at setting forth their
ware In thla special way In thero
special Issues, we Invite you to glv
a little attention to our, to The
Nws Itself. It It true that we are
giving up so much of our space to
tbe apeclal advertisers that the space
we ordinarily rive to local news and
other Interesting matters Is somewhat
shortened. If you want to tee the
Newt at Ita heit, or in Iti everyday
character, subscribe, and become a
Note carefully our published terms,
for either advance or deferred pay
ments. MRS, NANCY McDIVITT
Died at the home of her daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Floience Luther, in Eu
(cue. Monday evening. January 16.
Hor fuwral was held at the Christian
church in Springfield, of which she
I was a member, at 10:30 a. m. yestcr
1 day. nev. S. E. Childers. pastor of
tho church, conducted the services.
The burial wa In Laurel Hill ceme
tery. Marlon Voatch. of Eugene, had
charge of the burial preparations.
Mra. McDIvitt come to Springfield
about 12 yea ago. from Dea Moines.
Iowa, to be with her son. George
...u- ... ...
uviiMt'r, woo. wiiu nu son. win L.utuer
waa thou carrying on a blacksmith
shop on the corner of 5th and Main
streets. Both the son and grandson
died within the next two years. Mrs.
McDIvitt continued to live In Spring
field until within a fow weeks of her
She was born In Mas8achus"tts 89
years ago. She was twice married.
Her first husband's name was Luther.
She made her homo for many years
about D"s Molneg, Iowa, She leaves
'a daughter In Nebruska and a brother
During the years that "Grandma
McDIvitt", as she was affoctionately
called, has lived in Springfield.-ghe
endeared herself to all who knew
her. She was a Joyous and steadfast
Christian, a living encouragement and
CAN YOU BEAT IT?
AT THE BIG SAWMILL
The Booth CHIy Lumber company
It now working: on an order for about
600,000 feet of lumber for ahlpmejit
to the wt eoaot of South. America.
The veaael which la to carry It la
due to V from Portland In the early
day of Fedruary, and the lumber will
be ahlpad from the mill two or three
day before, ao at to be loaded di
rectly from the cart to the boat
during the limited time that the boat
will remain In the harbor.
Thl order la mostly for one and
two Inch lumber,, form 4 to 12 Inche
wide, with tome tmall timbers, from
24 to 20 feet long. The . order on
which the company commenced Ita
run thla winter for "Jap Sijuarea"
a term made familiar In the Japanea.
export trade ilong timbert from 12
to 24 Inchet oquare. They have cut
kim of the aame atuff alnce, for
which they bad no apeclal order.
The export trade baa been the back
bone of the lumber operation In the
north wett thla winter.-
SEND WORD TO PUBLIC
The time bat again arrived for mak
ing your Income tax re turn i. Tbe
law provldet that all returns must be
In tba office of tbe collector of Inter
nal revenue at Portland, on or before
March 16. 1(22. Those falling to
comply with the law are subject to
All taxpayers are urged to make
out their return at once, thereby
avoiding the rush at the last boor.
For tbe purpose of assisting tax
payer of Lane county In making up
their Income tax return for 1921.
Deputy Collectors Davis and Earle of
the Internal revenue office, will be
at the following named paces on the
datea given below:
Florence on February 24; Cottage
Grove at the Oregon hotel on Feb
ruary 27 and 28; Eugene at the city
hall on March 1 to tbe 15th, Inclusive.
For any Information you may desire
In preparing your statement, please
call upon tbe deputy collector, as per
announcement herein made.
Clyde O. Huntley, Collector of In
JOHN N. DENNY
Died at his home on South 2nd
street, about 10 o'clock yesterday
morning. He had been about the
streets until the latter part of last!
week, and was not considered really
sick until Monday. He sat up nearly
all day Tuesday. He seemed to bo
token with apoplexy.
Mr. Denny had llvd for about 13
years on the Goshen road, near the
overhead crossing. He has lived In
SprinEfio,d about 5 years. He Is sua-
'ih h hi. if r a.h nonn.
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a daughter, Mrs. Edith Brlggs; and a
son Wm. Denny, who occupies the old
The funeral will be at Walker's
chapel, at 2:30 Friday.
inspiration to many a tried one. She
loved the house of worship and sought
the companionship of Christian people-.
Mrs. McDIvitt was taken sick about
three months ago, and continued in
the rooms where the has made her
home for sevaral years, over E. E.
Lee's store, until a few weeks ago,
when at the solicitation of her
duughter-ln-'.aw, she was removed to
to her home, where she died.
A boy was born to Mr. and
E. E. Brattain yesterday noon.
TOWN AND VICINITY
"Tbe Faca of tbe World", Hodkln
son production, adapted from tbe
novel by celebrated European author.
Featuring Barbara Bedford and Ed
ward Hearn. At Bell, Sunday, Jan
Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Master, and
baby daughter Loit, went to Portland
Monday and. returned Wedneaday la a
new Dort for which Mr. Mattert It
tbe Lane county agent
The editor, rather tbe pre men-
end women of the state bad th-lr
day two days In Eugene last week.
Tbe former of Lane county are
having an all-week program tbr
. C. E. Brattain, for many years a
citlsen of Springfield and vicinity, for
tbe past two , years , a resident of
Gardiner, bat been vislUng here for
several days. , , s - ,
Train and auto met head-on, and
they fell smashing Into Love! See
Enid Bennett In "Her Husband's
Friend." At Bell , Wednesday, , Jan
., Wood for eale by National Product
Co., the old FUher-Boutln ' mill on
Broadway street. F. H .Walker.
The 8th grade examinations, last
wteek, were conducted by Prof. Lam
bert Tbere were 18 in the 8th A. 29
In geography and 21 in physiology
that took the examinations.
In a game of basket ball at tbe Hish
school gymnasium, Monday afternoon.
Miss Lena Belle Harper, a high school
student was thrown to the floor and
her glasses broken. It woe feared at
first that her left eye might be in
Jured by the bqpken glass. A physi
cian extracted one tmall bit from the
upper eyelid. Tbe injury waa not
George Cornwall, newspaper man
of long experience, who baa built un
and Is now publishing "The Timber
man", a large magazine devoted to the
Umber and lumber trade generally,
spent the fore part of this week in
Springfield and Eugene.. caUinr noon
all the establishments engaged in any
branch of these trades.
"The Face of tha World", has the
problem of how a young couple becom
ing too Immersed in their own selfish
Ideas drifted apart only to be recon
died when they learn the shallowness
of their own folly. At Bell Sunday,
January 22nd. .
A gang of men are engaged In re
newing timbers on the railroad bridge
over the river.
The fire department was called out
between 9 and 10 yesterday morning
by a flue fire at the home of John N.
Denny, on South 2nd street. The wall
was Just beginning to catch from the
heat of the chimney before it was ex
tinguished. The firemen used chemi
cals. Mr. Denny was lying at the
point of death at the time, but was
not supposed to have been affected by
the necessary excitement
The council, at a special meeting
lust evening., called for that purpose,
settled the details of the process of
the Issue of the refunding bonds. The
issue is $35,000, In denominations of
$500. The Commercial State bank
takes the bulk of the issue, the First
National bank takes a block and sev
eral Individuals take the rest. All
but one of the subscribers are Spring
Adjutant M. H. Clement who has
had charge of the Salvation Army
corps in Eugene for several months,
has been transferred to the command
of the corps in Boise, Idaho.
Wm. Dawson of Albany underwent
a minor operation at the Eugene hos
pital Wednesday. He arrived in town
Monday and is staying with Mr. and
Mrs. H. M. Stewart, where Mrs. Daw
son has been a guest for several days.
"Her Husband's Friend" is a
Thomas H. Ince production featuring
Enid Bennett with plenty of laughs
At Bell Wednesday, January 25th.
HELP A MOTHER FIND
HER WANDERING BOY
Mrs. Sam Grlawold, Camp Point,
Illinois, had three tons in the world
war. The youngest Emerson, went
west In April, 119. Was fn Washing
ton, then In Portland, and left there
for San Francisco with two com
pinions. In June 1920. Since then, all
efforts to locate him have failed. Age
23, height 5 teet v Inches; weight 150.
Fair complexion, auburn hair, inclined
to curl. High school and college edu
cation. Studious reserved, but makes
friends readily. The mother will
give $50 for the first tntortaatlon.
Write or wire.
STATE BANK OF
. The stock holders of the State bees '
of Co burg at their annual meeting;
elected new directors and officers for:
tbe ensuing year. For the past seveat
years Mr. R. T. Wood, acting in capa.
city of It cashier, owned and con
trolled the majority of tb . stock,.
This stock baa recently been takes
over by nine substantial cltlsens of
Co burg and vicinity. Tha stockholder
at this meeting elected at their di
rector. Lee Smith. . Clinton Hard,
Loren F. Longcoy, Bffle V. Ward and -
E. J. Willoughby, The new stock
holders of the bank are E. tL rayne,
Ef fie V.Ward, Loren F. Longcoy,
Clinton Hurd, Lea Smith, Joan W.
Flick, Mra. Elisabeth Flick, A. L Ty
ler and K. 1. .Wlllooghby. ,T&ss 4 , .
rectors and atocknodera are all heavy
taxpayers of Lane county and .live la- .
or in the Immediate vicinity ofCoburg-. ,
They are vitally interested in main- .
talning ,a bank, at Cobarg. In tura ,
the director elected as officer for f
the entuing,year, Loren T. Longcoy,,
preaidenv Clinton Hard, vtce-prest-
dent; and John W. Conoway, of Port'
land, as their, secretary and cashier.,
Mr. Frank C Bramwell, state super .
intendent of banks, .was, present at
thla annual meeting. Hie timely, sug
gestion and advice assured tin new: '
members, as well aa the old atock -bolder,
that the. reorganization was -tbe
thing necessary to give; proper
impetus in stimulating interest and
maintaining a prosperous bank, lo Ue -
community. He pointed out some of -
the many falacies of a "one man bank" ,
and assured all present that the bank
was now in good running order and es
tablished on a firm foundation. Ha .
also promised bis hearty cooperation
and support in all the bank's futur
developments, i .
Tbe financial condition of Coburg
and vicinity are more or less stria,
gent due to the fact that none of last
yeers crops are movlng.Coburg being
situated in one of the best farming
districts In the valley, is dependent
entirely upon tbe farmers.. Very lit- .
tie of .the farm products are selling.
Tbe bank being the financial center
of this farming area, and Ita stock
holders being farmer of the comma-
Lnlty, the progress of the bank for the '
oming year is, vsry bright and prom ,
HOWARD S. tycGOWAN
Was born In Indiana, August 22,
1861. His parents moved, when he
was small, to Sears bo ro, Iowa, and
later to West Liberty, Iowa, where he
waa principally reared. He came to
Oregon in the early elghtys and
lived for a time about Mitchell, ' in
Crook county. Afterwards he lived
for considerate periods of time In
Nebraska, Kansas and Alaska. He
was married to Mrs. Llda D. Wheeler,
at Sigourney, Iowa, July, 11 1907. Mr.
and Mrs.tMcGowan and Mr. and Mrs.
H. A. Korf (Mrs. McGowan'a daughter
and eon-iri law) came to Eugene in
1909. In November, 1910. Messrs.
Mt-Gowan and Korf, purchased the
grocery business of Flegal and Rych-
ards, in Springfield, and conducted
it for about two years under the firm
name of H. S. McGowan ,& Co. In
1912, they removed the stock to West
Stay ton, and carried on the business
there for a time. In November, 1920
Mr. and Mrs. McGowan returned to
Last July, Mr. McGowan met with a
very singular accident which, led to
his death. He was working at hi
woodpile. Seeing some blocks fall
ing from the pile, he threw up hi
laft arm to protect hla face, and the
corner of a block wounded the ulna
nerve. All attempts to obtain- suc
cessful treatment or relief were una
vailing. The nerve was destroyed
and shrunk away. Mr. McGowan suf
fered excruciating agony tor most of
the time until his death, which oc-.
curred Sunday evening, the 15th.
The funeral waa at Walker's chapel,
at S p. m. Tuesday, and was con
ducted by Rev. , Frank Fay Eddie,
Unitarian, pastor at Eugene. The
burial .was in Laurel Hill cemetery.
Besides the wife and daughter here.
deceased leaves these brothers and
sisters-; . E. jd. MIcGow&n and Mr.
Cora Lamborn, of West Liberty,
Iowa; Mrs. H. C. Fellows, Henrietta,
Oklahoma; D. E. McGowan, Silsbee,
Both in his business relations and
bis home and private lite, Mr. Mc
Gowan enjoyed the respect, esteem
and . confidence of all who knew him
well, i Though quit and reserved, be
wa kind., tender and faithful.
Mrs. McGowan and "Mr. and Mrs.
Korf wish to testify their apprecia
tion of the sympathy, and , praottcat
kindness of. many friends at shgwn
to Mr. McGowan during the period
of suffering and to themselves In their
affliction. , A