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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 22, 1909)
Rev. Elkins Urges Some Things
Upon the Community.
SPEAKS OF OUR RESOURCES
with a $iew to purchasing orchard
lands in this vicinity. Mr. Whitneÿ
came from. Illinois to Medford a few
years ago and. rented an orchard near
that place. - He is dissatisfied with
conditions there, and seeks another lo
cation. He remained here several
days, looked at a number of tracts, and
being well pleased with the outlook it
is probable that he will buy and take
up his permanent residence here.
Approaching Poultry Show Will
be Grand Success.
AID COMES FROM OUTSIDERS
ed well-wishes enough to last
neighbors until we can get to them in a
bunch at some future time. An organ
ization for the promotion of the -place
was effected, and a considerable amount
was subscribed to a “booster fund.”
j Come to Our Store j
Look Over Our Fall Line
of Viking Clothes
Christian Minister Preaches Enthusias- INTERESTS ARE IDENTICAL Probably More Than One Thousand
Birds Will be Shown in Forthcoming
Sermon, Taking for His Theme the
Boosting of Cottage Grove.—Local
to Be Represented.
to Advance Each Other.
ity Has Many Advantages.
There is a unity of interests between
poultry exhibit to be held in Cot
The Rev. Mr. Elkins, pastor of the the farmer and the merchant. The
You have never seen anything
Christian church of this city, delivered reciprocity begets a social relation that tage Grove, under the auspices of the
an interesting and logical discourse adds greatly to the strength of both. Calapooià Poultry Association, the sec
v more handsome in Clothes. All
with reference to the municipality last The farmer lays the foundation for ond week in January, promises to be
the newest shades and patterns of
Sunday evening, taking for his theme prosperity and business thrift. With-
fabric’s, every new idea in style
“Boosting Cottage Grove.” That Mr. put the products of the soil commercial ever held in7 this section. A meeting
Elkins is a “booster” in the truest interests would dwindle into nothing was held at Superintendent C. F. Walk
and make. We carry a most com
sense of the word, no one who knows ness. On the other hand the merchant er’s office last night-to further arrange
plete stock of these goods and
him will deny. He is a booster spirit anticipates the wants of the trade, and
ually and materially, and in both he is from all parts of the world secures brought out that from all sources come
would like to have you come in and
accomplishing much good. In boosting every needful thing that goes to sup enthusiastic letters of encouragement.
look them over. It is well to be
Cottage Grove he read a lesson from ply, enrich and beautify the rural
the first Chapter of Geneses, 26:31, in home, where the farmer is “monarch the Eugene Poultry Association that ..it
and there is no better way
would lend material aid, while the
which it is pointed out to subdue the of all he surveys.”
the latest styles in clothes
forces of the earth and develop' its re Few there be, indeed, of these sturdy Portland fanciers will likewise give
call and see our line.
sources. He said that God had com tillers of the soli, who concentrate
manded the first man of the earth to their trade enough, or who through Association of this city is lending the
do practical work, and also to enjoy the friendy intercourse become Well ac show its support, and promises to do
beautiful things of the earth. In the quainted with the business man, but more towards its success than former
first place, contended the speaker, we who have had emphatic evidence of the ly, which is .considered decidedly liber
are not only to be practical and do the appreciation of their patronage. And al. It is probable that there will be
things that are necessary, but we are why should not this be the ease? Their several exhibits from California, com-
to develop and enjoy the beautiful. interests being mutual, tjjeir apprecia munitations to that effect having
We have a country in which there are tion becomes reciprocal. The faririer received by the secretary. *
Two yéars ago, when a show was
Our Special today and Saturday
vast resources and remarkable beauty, as fully appreciates the accommodating
especially in the West. There are many merchant as the merchant does the held in Cottage Grove, something over
is well worth your investigation.
resources undeveloped, and beauty is patronage bestowed by the farmer. 700 birds were on exhibition, among
Boys’ Shoes, value, $1.75 for $1.39
oftimes unappreciated. While we may We cannot agred that this appreciative the number being some magnificent
be interested in the country as a whole; sense in either is a social one. For we specimens. It is expected that the.
for our Saturday Specials.
as citizens of Cottage Grove we must are sure we voice the sentiments, of the forthcoming show will outstrip its pre
confine our attention and efforts to the average merchant when we say this
particular plot of ground upon which sense of appreciation of farm trade is of excellence of the exhibits. H. H.
Collier of Tacoma, a well known fan Among which you will find
destiny has placed us.
not/hased on the mere matter of dollars
In referring further to Cottage Grove and cents, nor yet altogether for the cier, will judge all classes, which is a from the Plainest to the
Mr. Elkins paid tribute .to the beauty friendship formed, but also on account guarantee of a “square deal.” The most Ornate. Solid Quarter
of the situation, and claimed it to be of the fact that in his dealing with the show will either be held in some build
an exceedingly valuable asset. There farmers he is brought in closer touch ing on Main street or at the Armory, Sawed Oak, Highly Polish-
are vast resources to be developed and with the producer which conserves to and will cover a period of three days. Saddle Seat. • A Great Bar
men and means are needed to this end. a more .intelligent planning of his own The.,premium list will be issued about
We are in duty bound, he said, te ap business. This section of the country, the middle of Novembers The officers gain, an Oak Chair with
prise the world of these resources, and rich and productive ^s it is, does not of the association are : F. H. Rosen Carver to match, Paneled
in this connection he commended judi produce enough to make the agricul berg, president; W. C. Conner, secre Back, Leather Seat, Fit to
cious advertising, quoting the motto, tural interests of the entire community tary; C.F. Walker, treasurer and super
Grace the. most elaborately
“He who tooteth not his own horn, the a success or failure. Yet its harvests intendent.
I same for him shall not be tooted.” are bountiful, and the merchant watch
Finished Dining Room.
AMONG THE FARMERS.
»This, he said, applies to a city as well es the growing crop and the prosperous
las individuals. He referred to the farmer with more interest than in times Orchard Planted Over Half Century is
[necessity of standing together in order past.
Bearing Well.—Other Notes.
Ignorance and superstition have
¡to successfully develop our natural re- given
way to light and knowledge.
One mile west of Cottage Grove, on
soures. The banker, the merchant and i The rural districts have the same facil
the McFarland homestead, there is an
the farmer should co-operate in this ities
for keeping abreast of thé times ; apple orchard of seven acres that was
important work of developing the high- , that the towns and cities possess. The planted in' 1856, and which is still in
fest and best we have.z
And Nimrods should call early
farmers are in close touch with every j bearing. There were originally about
I In his remarks on developing the ( class of business and professional man. 300
trees, but through carelessness
supply themselves with
Beautiful, Mr. Elkins commended the 1 No class of tradesmen values this more about
fifty are dead or worthless. Dur
[Ladies’ Civic League of Cottage Grove highly than the wide-awake merchant, j
ing the 43 years, which have elapsed
for the good work it has accomplished And he stands ready and willing to of- i
since the trees were first planted the
he commented favorably on the efforts fer every inducement to satisfy the < orchard has been pruned but once.
The Furniture Dealers”
being put forth to secure a good supply farmers that he is worthy of their pat- '
There are twenty-two varieties of ap
bf pure water; he urged the planting of ronage and confidence. The astute j
ples. The crop this year is the lightest
shade trees and flowers; called atten farmer is wide-awake to every induce- <
ever grown on the place, but inasmuch
tion to the dilapidated condition of ment thus offered. He is disposed- to !
as the several McFarland families sup
Btreets and sidewalks, and endeavored encourage home trade ifz the home ply
themselves each year and allow
to show how they influenced strangers merchants show their appreciation of the
hogs-to have the balance, there is
Our stock was never more complete. We have
in their impressions of the town. He valued patronage. The merchant who abundant
fruit even this season for
’goods in great variety. Acknowledged su
urged that rubbish and filth be kept does not cater to farm trade loses an the
McFarlands and some for the hogs.
from streets and alleys.
perior to anything in the market.
element that will greatly lessen his
“We hear much of the big prices
| From an educational standpoint he chance of success.
i paid for Medford pears,” said one well
Note these prices:
pointed out that institutions of learn
informed to The Sentinel a day or two
ing are a mighty influence in bringing
ago, “but there is nothing to be heard
Hunting coats priced
$1.50 to $ 5.00
sew people into a town, and admqnish-
Miss Grace Innis made a trip to Eu- of the hundreds of boxes sold at low
6.00 to 50.00
[d the citizens not to stint the Board gene last week.
prices. Senator Bourne bought some
We wish to call your at
if Education, so that the public schools
(All the standard grades)
Josie Shy lock and Ethel Cox visited pears at $9 per box, but that figure
tention to our line of Staple
pay have ample equipment." Follow- friends at Divide on Saturday.
Gun cases, canvas
doesn’t regulate the price by any
pg this Mr. Elkins dealt with the mor We haye the promise of having our
means. The pears grown in the Wil
ality of the community, seeking a strict school house finished during the rainy lamette valley today are equal in every
Better oneT at
4.00 to 6.00
Enforcement of the laws, and urging weather.
We carry all the leading
way to the Medford pears, and would
he enforcement of the recall measure.
Mr. A. L. Chitwood of Royal expects demand a like price if they were
brands of Canned Goods
He further urged that Cottage Grove to have his wife and daughter with him
packed in the same shape. The trouble
and Teas, Coffees, and cater
lontinue to keep saloons and gambling by ndxt week.
is, the growers in this valley don’t put
to the best trade by keep
[ens out of the place, and that the lid
Mr. Chas. Wilson has moved into his up their fruit in attractive shape. ” In
ing our stock
le put on the kindergarten gambling new house.
these remarks there is food' for
[laces which are now flourishing in our Jim Lynde moved out of the Haines thought. The growers should make an
fiidst. He advocated clean and whole place last week.
Frßsh and Up-to-Date.
effort to compete not only in quality,
feme entertainrrient for the young peo-
The Chorus Club meets Saturday and but in the manner of preparing their
le of the community, arid urged the Tuesday evenings to rehearse the can fruit for market. It is true, also, that
Summer Lunch Goods and
Ltronizing of the Lyceum course in- tata “King Saul.”
in most instances apples in this section
Table Delicacies of all kinds
Mr.. Claude Wilson was called to town Ere gathered too early. Many of the
tead of blood and thunder cheap plays.
Ie wanted, within a few years, a pub- on business Monday.
will be found at this place.
crops here have been picked, while in
c library for the benefit of all classes
the Medford neighborhood .picking is
Little Business T ransacted.
Probably owing to a counter attrac not yet Well under way.
Iln closing his discourse Mr. Elkins
in knowing your house
Mr. George Schneider; who has a
pinted out that the eternal progress is tion, the attendance at Monday even ranch of 160 acfEs nine miles west of
flaw of God; that God has written in
is equipped with modem
town, was in Cottage Grove on Satur
jtters of fire the word “forward” was comparatively small, and little day and to a representative of The Sen
and sanitary plumbing.
Bross His material universe. Civiliza-
tinel told of a hill of potatoes on his
m, he said, is climbing higher and acted. President H. O. Thompson place which contained 46 tubers, one-
Ii you are thinking of
til higher; and man is destined to presided.
A communication from T. W. Bir third of Which number were merchant
ich an exceedingly high plane of ex-
able. The largest potato weighed one
having work of this kind
ence on this beautiful footstool of mingham of Columbus, Mo., who seeks pound.
d. Let us keep in vital, personal
kind done, we would Toe
This, in many respects, is an ideal
tch with the general advancement; ment of a military school, was read, stock country, arid there seems to be a
us step with the great processiori—
pleased to give you esti
tendency on the part of several new
Potatoes Again Decline,
liiis sweeping onward and upward. As
comers to engage quite extensively in
mates on the work and
it is necessary to develop the resources ’ The price of “ potatoes took another dairying. The mild and even climate,
of the earth, and subdue the forces of drop on Monday. They brought forty- with the adaptability of the soil for
[nature, so it.-is imperative that man five cents until Wednesday' when the forage grasses and with' the larger
[subdue himself and develop to -the ut- market again declined to forty cents, part of tlie year producing green feed,
Bt of his ability the resources of his where it will probably remain station makes it favorable to this industry.
ire. The making of a living is less ary for some time to come. This is in
tortant than the making of a life, keeping with outside markets. A fort
Hold Good Meeting.
ist said, “Man shall not live by night ago the local market was weak There was an enthusiastic gathering
ECONOMY IS WEALTH
lone, but by- every word that at sixty cents, that price being higher at Creswell last Saturday afternoon,
prceeedeth out of the mouth of God/’ at that time than buyers elsewhere when Tom Richardson of the Portland
Bu must not only be practical, he were paying.
Commercial club and others delivered
st develop and enjoy the beautiful;
î & t T i RUJ/T
Bound in Wedlock.
addresses tending to advance the inter
| especially must he develop the
On Sunday last, the Rev. Mr. Smith ests of Oregon in general arid Creswell
beautiful in his nature. There are re- officiating, Mr. J. F. Lee and Miss and locality in particular. The Cottage
■rces within our own lives of which Nellie Elliott were united in marriage Grove Commercial club had been ex
Two H. P., almost new, may be seen in operation
OF PORTLAND, OREGON.
■ have never, dreamed. There are at the home of the bride’s parents in tended an invitation to attend the'
at almost any time. Must be sold at once. Priced
nt powers that would respond to the Mosby Creek district. Many meeting, but unfortunately it was held
at less than half what it coSt.
I f Y ou .D ie , it costs no more than or
friends and acquaintances' offer their on Saturday, thus preventing attend dinary Life. If YOU L ive , it is more
congratulations, and wish the contract ance in a body as otherwise would have
Looking for Land.
ance is a great protection to our families.
Inquire at THE SENTINEL office
r. A. P. Whitney of Medford was ing parties a happy and prosperous fu-l been the ease. Manager Conley, how- TOM AWBREY has the most reason-
bttage Grove the first of the week ture.
I ever, represented the club, and extend- able’plan known?
IB Our Regular Special for
Friday and Saturday
we Have Em
The Hunting Season
Is Near at Hand
Griffin & Veatch Co.
There’s Lots of Satisfaction
Johnson & Co
FOSTER P. PHILLIPS, Plumber
Gasoline Engine for Sale Gheap