SPRINGFIELD, Ore., Jan. 4.—W.V. Hutchinson of this city, has accepted a position as clerk in the Fifth Street grocery owned and operated by R.W. Smith. Mr. Hutchinson recently resigned his position as mail carrier on route No. 2 out of Springfield. Bruce Lansbury carried the mail Thursday morning as J.F. Hanekamp, of Eugene, who was to have taken the route, failed to appear.
Source: Eugene Morning Register, January 5, 1918.