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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 19, 1909)
vertising and has seen innumerable
club. Among -the inducements offered
businesses grow from a mere nothing
is a cash prize of $100 for dairy pro
to magnificent proportions. Thousands
ducts. The creamerymen and others
of merchants, in both large and small
interested in dairying in Oregon are
cities, will attest to the merits of ad
going to join hands to make this the
Cottage Grove May Yet Attain vertising, but it must be conducted Fruit Company Cannot Meet Its great success of the year. A splendid
with intelligence and honesty of pur
program is being prepared which will
pose. The mere statement that John
include an address by Chief Rawl of
Jones deals in dry goods and groceries
the Dairy Department Bureau of Ani
is not a sufficient inducement to draw
mal Industry, Washington, D. C. Al
people to your store. It is absolutely
though an effort has been made for
A FRUIT GROWERS’ UNION. necessary to describe what you have to ASSETS WORTH ABOUT $5,000 several years past to get him to come
offer, together with the price thereof,
he has never before consented. Last
making it plain and clear. This is
year over four hundred people attend
Louis Hopkins, After Much Investiga wherein lies the success of the cata Stockholders’ Meeting Called for No ed and took part in the convention at
tion of Obtaining Conditions Else logue houses and the big city mer vember 30 to Decide Future of
chants. The principal applies to the
where, Tells' of Some Needed
Large Fruit Drying Concern
THINGS THAT AMUSE.
so-called country merchant as well. It
Things We Should Have.
in Cottage Grove.
is an indisputable fact that newspaper
publicity is a paying investment when
Splendid Bills at Electric -Playhouses.
Military Éall Is Planned.
Louis B. Hopkins, formerly a resi
A meeting of the board of directors
Manager Hall of the Arcade
dent of the Row river valley, writing
WILL EXHIBIT AT CHICAGO. of the Cottage Grove Fruit Company Theatre is giving his patrons the very
from Tacoma to a friend in Cottage
was called for Saturday last, but only best obtainable attractions was evi
Grove says he has great faith in the fu
President John F. Spray and Secretary denced by the scenes shown last Friday
ture of this section as a fruit belt. He
B. K. Lawson were in attendance, mak and Saturday, and also the attractions
ing the transaction of business impos of the first of the present week. On
Manager Conley was a busy man Mon sible. The object for which the meet-,
“Fourteen years ago, when I came
to Cottage Grove to settle, I believed day afternoon. At 1:30 o’clock he re ing was called was to devise ways and the- first two dates that beautiful bible
it would eventually become a great ceived a telegraphic request from Mr. means to liquidate the outstanding fi tale, “The Way of the Cross,” show
fruit growing belt, but owing to the McMurray, general passenger agent for nancial obligations of the company, ing Roman scenes, including the great
circumstances which took me away I the Harriman lines, to prepare a dis amounting to $2,500. This amount is Stadium during a gladiatorial contest;
am now unable to get in on account of play for the National Irrigation Con due Mr. J. I. Jones for money advanc the persecuted Christians, Nero’s
the high price of land to make a start gress, to be held in Chicago, and ship ed, and is payable December 1. Unless court and the den of lions, was an at
myself. If I could buy twenty acres of it out that evening. No preparations payment is made at the time specified traction worth the while. These were
the right kind of land I would come had been made for an exhibit at this the property may come into possession produced by the Vitigraph Film com
back there and start an apple orchard gathering, but Mr. Conley got busy, of that gentleman, according to the pany, which has an entirely new pro-
next spring. Cottage Grove will have and Cottage Grove will be represent terms of the agreement. The building, eéss, and one which promises to become
a population of 5,000 inside of ten years, ed. Two dozen Burbank potatoes, the which adjoins the railway, was erected decidedly popular with patons of the
and be a good market, if it makes one aggregate length of which is 240 inches for fruit drying, -and is one of the most electric, theatres throughout the
more good move and that is the right and each weighing one and a quarter complete institutions of its kind in the
At the Arcade on Monday and Tues
kind of men into a Fruit Exchange, or pounds ; two dozen ears of White Dent country; being strictly modern in every
day the Boston Concert Company held
a Fruit Growers’ Union. That is what
particular. The structure and the
has made Hood River and Winatchee, Wheat and Chilli Club wheats; Shoe equipment cost $4,700 while the lot was the boards a portion of the timé, and
as well as North Yakima. I see all of Peg and White Russian Side oats ; and valued at $350 at the time of purchase, pleased. Besides songs, the company
these places, and the people connected minerals from the principal mines of two years ago. The latter item has did a rope tying act. Anna Eva Fay
with them, so I can speak of them in the Bohemia district, were hurriedly enhanced in value very materially, all also presented her novelty rope act,
boxed and forwarded. The potatoes reality in Cottage Grove having had a defying any person to fasten her to a
“When I first went to Hood River I were furnished by T. A. Bean and constant upward tendency since the chair with ropes so securely that She
could not escape.
was not prepared to know conditions, Felix Currin, thé corn by Mr. Currin, date of this purchase. Neither the
but now that I have investigated I see and the wheat and oats by E. L. Mar building or its equipment has suffered The program now at the Arcade is
why they have such a world-wide repu tin, E. C. Bowen and Felix Currin. depreciation by reason of being out of. highly" entertaining, being up to this
playhouse’s standard. The manage
tation. Their location is not as favor Geo. McQueen, president of the Fair commission this season.
able as Cottage Grove’s in many ways, view Company, gathered samples of the A stockholders’ meeting has been ment is exerting every effort to please,
but in others 41 is all right. One is con free and base ores from the different called by President Spray for Novem and in order to do this it has, in numer
ous instances, “paid out the house”
nection to the east with two railroads, mines.
ber 30, at which time some action will
and another is certain soil conditions
While this is not considered a corn be taken, either to raise the amount of for attractions.
Negotiations have been completed
not in Cottage Grove lands; but"other- country, this cereal*was included as a indebtedness, or place the property on
wise I would by long odds prefer the supplemental display. . It will, how sale to the highest and best bidder. for a performance in Cottage Grove by
Cottage Grove country to any of the ever, make a favorable' showing when The shareholders have been notified of the Schubert Symphony Club'and Lady
country I have yet seen. I know that compared with corn grown in other sec the existing conditions; and the proba- Quartette of Chicago. Some of Our
the growers will get together in Cot tions of the country. Five hundred biliiies are that there will be a large readers have heard this popular com
tage Grove and get the right men into Community books accompanied the dis attendance. The dryer did not prove pany and no doubt everyone knows of
the high favor in which its twenty
the public interest of marketing its ap play, and as thé Congress will be at profitable because of a lack of fruit.
years of success has placed it. The
ples so that it will become a country tended by thousands of people, some
^pqual to Medford or Hood River.
good results may be looked for.
PRIZES OFFERED FOR ESSAYS. great variety and popular character of
company’s program has endeared it to
“The secret of success lies in a Fruit
Growers’ Union. I see that Veatch COUGAR KILLED IN LORANE. School. Pupils Given Opportunity to the hearts of American music lovers,
Display Their Talents.
until today it stands first in their
sold his peaches for $1.80 per bushel.
Now with the right sort of an associa Curtis Veatch Brings to Ground Big
The Oregon Society of the Sons of affections. _____
tion he would not have to sell fruit at
Goat Eater Last Sunday.
the American Revolution offers prizes
The Star Theatre has this week
half or two thirds its value, as it would
Curtis Veatch, who resides two miles totaling $100 to the pupils of the public moved to the Woodward block, where
teach growers how to put up fruit so from town, killed a cougar weighing schools of the state of Oregon, for es it is more centrally located, and opened
that it would be attractive, and then it 125 pounds on Sunday last. The ani says on subjects connected with our on Thursday with a complete, perfor
would command the price.”
mal was shot near Lorane, some six War for Independence. One prize of mance and to better business. While
Mr. Hopkins says Mrs. Hopkins is in miles west of his farm. The cougar $10 and three of $5 each will be award the width of this room is somewhat
Vancouver, B. C., but thinks she will had killed and buried a goat belonging ed for the first, second and third best abbreviated, so to speak, the arrange
go to Seattle the last of this month for to W. B. Hawley, and Mr. Veatch felt essays, respectively, written by high ment is such that 270 people may be
the winter. Mr. Hopkins - is now a confident that the big cat was in the school pupils on one of the following comfortably seated, which is consider
traveling salesman, and has a splendid vicinity of the carcass. Accompanied subjects : “The Influence of Alexander ed sufficient capacity for the present.
opportunity to note conditions-.
by Jo.seph Snyder he went in search of Hamilton Upon the Republic”; “The The new theatre is attractive, and has
the animal, and found it in a tree near Turning Point of. the Revolutionary several advantages over its former lo
WINS THROUGH PUBLICITY. by, as prophesied. For an hour they War.”
cation. Messrs. Bell and Cantonwine,
The committee has divided the state, the proprietors, are furnishing some
threw missiles at the cougar, but it re
exclusive of the high schools, into three excellent attractions.
Advertising the Secret of Success of fused to move. Finally Floyd Chur
chill, a lad of the neighborhood, volun districts, composed of the following
Leading Salem House.
The Thanksgiving Military ball on
teered to climb the tree and “shoo” counties. District No. 1, Multnomah
The readers of The Sentinel cannot the animal, which he succeeded in do county ; district No. 2, all of the coun Thursday, November 25, promises to be
fail to be attracted to the conspicuous ing. The cougar took to another near ties lying east of the Cascade moun one of the most successful terpsichorean
advertisement" of Rostein, & Green- by tree, and climbing high among its tains ; district No. 3, all of the counties entertainments ever given under the
baum on the eight page of this issue. branches held the fort for some time, lying west of the Cascade mountains auspices of the local company. As the
posters state, it, will be the event of
Mr. Rostein, manager of the Cottage When Mr. Veatch fired upon it, bringing except Multnomah.
Grove' business, is a firm believer in it to the ground. Several farmers in
One prize of $10 and three of $5 each the season. Several soldiers high in
the liberal use,of printers’ ink, whether that section, among them Hardy Crow, will be awarded in each district for the rank have accepted invitations to
its color be red or bl^pk. These men have missed a number of sheep of late, the first, second, third and fourth best be present, among the number being
have a splendid business in Salem, the and it is likely that they were killed essays, respectively, written by grade General Finzer. The .Cottage Grove
success of which Mr. Rostein attributgs by the cougar.
pupils on any one of the following sub orchestra will furnish music for the oc
directly to newspaper advertising, and
jects : “The Capture and Trial of Ma casion. •
he tells an interesting story of how,
Who Wants This Job.
jor Andre;” “The Winter at Valley
A splendid musical program has been
some eight years ago before he had
Twelve doctors are td'receive com Forge;” “The Women and Children arranged for the Try Out, the numbers
had a “windfall,”-his'career aS a mer missions as officers in the Oregon Na of’76: Their Trials and Privations.” interspersing the debates. Misses Ma
chant was saved from an early demise, tional Guard as the result of organiza The essays are limited to 300 words bel Veatch and Mabel Rosenberg will
by newspaper publicity. During their tion of a medical reserve corps as de each, must be written in the student’s render an' instrumental duet, followed
first year they carried a small and in cided upon by the general staff. The own handwriting. The essays must be by a violin solo by Rowe Kennedy, ac
conspicuous ad. as a sort of contribu new officers will be secured at stations signed .by the writer, and forwarded to companied by Mrs. Kennedy. A quar
tion to the papers, feeling that they outside of Portland. While no compen B. A. Thaxter, chairman of committee, tet from the eight grade, composed of
too were worthy of support. At the sation will be attached the doctors will 443 Eleventh street, Portland, Or., and Lottie Whitsett, Ursula Lockwood, Ve
end of this twelvemonth a reckoning have to perform the work of giving all should reach their destination not later ta Holderman and Eva Richmond, will
was made and their suspicions that physical examinations to applicants for than February 10, 1910.
render-“Virginia, ” with Mrs. J. O. Van
they had failed to make good were enlistment. The medical staff will be
Winkle as accompaniest. The closing
confirmed. More than half of their able to go out on the active list in event
number will be by the High School
An axe handle factory has been locat
capital had vanished and the. future of actual service. For this purpose
Quartet, Leah Perkins, Blanch Veatch,
looked gloomy from a financial stand they will be attached to the companies ed at Creswell by L. R. Rush. A Roy Wood and Ernest Anderson.
with which they are stationed. They
Something must be done, and £hat will also attend field maneuvers, in purpose. According to The Chronicle ANSON MORGAN GOES HOME
quickly. Mr. Rostein determined to structions camps and the annual Na Mr. Rush states that the oak in this
make a strenuous effort to recover tional Guard convention. The stations locality is the best material obtainable Paternal Ancestor Now a Resident of
losses through a systematic advertising entitled to commissioned doctors are for- handles, and that the vast amount Bakersfield, California, Sends for
campaign, and his first step was a Baker City, Pendleton, The Dalles,* within easy reach insures the steady
Child Whom He Left to Shift
mail course through one of the several Woodburn, Astoria, Albany, Salem, Mc operation of the plant for years. Large
schools conducted for this purpose. Minnville, Cottage Grove Roseburg,
operations will probably begin next
Eight years ago Anson Morgan, a
This concluded they bought whole and Dallas.
child eight years of age, was deserted
pages in the Salem newspapers day
at this place by his-father, a miner,
We Are Not Easily Soured.
after day, followed by half page and
Musical Tomorrow Night..
and, not hearing of him, supposed he
quarter pages, and this was maintained The following communication is self-
At the Methodist church tomorrow was dead. The child was taken in,
throughout the year, with the desired explanatory :
evening Miss Dora Johns, assisted by
result. This course has been con
Eugene, Nov. 13—The Sentinel: En Mrs. J. O. VanWinkle, will give a cared for and kept in school by kind-
tinued during the intervening time un closed find check for $3, paying to Oc piano recital, and a good attendance is hearted people. He finished the state
til today they have one of the foremost tober 1910. Your paper is a credit to assured. The program, published in school course with honor last year. Re
establishments in the capital city. the town, and to the man behind the The Sentinel last week, is of a high cently he was informed that his father
Each year an appropriation in accord gun a greater credit. Don’t let the order, and as the ability of both par was in Bakersfield, Cal., and desired
ance with the growth of their business mossbacks sour you. The best boosting ticipants is marked, the recital will his son to join him. A letter came
is made, the present' year calling for the town has ever had is since you came doubtless prove both profitable and en r om the father with the declaration
an expenditure of close to $700.
into the community. God made some tertaining to those of our citizens who that he is no longer a dissipated man,
but that he had embraced religion, and
This is the same system employed big timber in your community, but are musically inclined.
desired his son’s presence that he can
by all of the successful city merchants, goodness knows who made the small
be instrumental in helping him finish
who can no more dispense with the sticks. You should get Burbank to do
Dairymen Will Meet.
newspapers than they could hope to do some grafting. You are lined up all The next annual convention of the his education. The lad left Monday
business without stocks. The writer, right, and all there is to do is to stay Oregon State Dairy Association is to night for Bakersfield.
during the past quarter century, has with it. With best wishes we are yours be held in Portland December 9th and
The thermometer dropped to 30 de
been in position to note carefully the very truly, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Long, 10th. The Association will be enter grees on Saturday night and to 29 on
results attained throug newspaper ad Hotel St. Francis.
tained by the Portland Commençai Sunday night.
TALKS OF DUH MERITS
PLANT MAY BE SOLD
The Sign of the Red Cross is Symbolic of
Pure Drugs and Carefully Compounded
Prescriptions. dj We make a specialty
of our Prescription Work, a Registered
Pharmacist in charge at all times,
us your Family Recipes and Particular
Prescriptions', and they will receive our
Careful attention. <J All of the Standard
Toilet Preparations in Stock, as well as a
■ Fine Assortment of Fine Perfumes, the
kind with a Lasting Fragrance. The next
time you need any, call and sample ours.
FOR PURE DRUGS
1200 Lbs. Candy
Just arrived to us from the factory to sell at
20C PER POUND
We have a job lot of boys’ clothing, sizes
5 to 12 years, some slightly soiled, which
we are going to close out at ridiculously
Suit 7 year size, was $2 00, now__________75c
Suit 8 year size, was $2 25, now________ 50c
Suits 6 to 12 years, was $1.35 now______ 68c
3-piece suit, 7 years, was $2 75, now_____ 50c
suit 12 years, was 2 50, now:_________ $1 50
Suit 19 years size, ________________ $2 50
Coat 12 years size______ ________ _____ $1
Corduroy 7 years, was S3 50, now____ $1 75
The pants of these suits are worth the money
25 other suits up to 19 yr. size at 50 to 75
per cent of first cost. 6 boys’ overcoats 7
to 16 yr. old, on same bargain table.
Burkholder - Woods Co.
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Ending Friday Night, Nov. 19
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Good Winter Weights
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