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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1909)
when stock is sold below the mar
tainments, grange gatherings and product of party organization and citizen to a furtherance of its ma
price imposes an unnecessary the like, afford old and young ad partyTealty. There is not a law terial interests.
Slip bruttati. ket
burden upon shippers for dividends. vantages of both intellectual and upon the statute books of the nation
BY LEW. A. CATES.
One Year.__ ______ :___________ $1.50
Six Months_________ --__ ...___
Three Months____ _ __ ____ _
No subscription taken unless paid for
in advance. This rule is imperative.
Railroads have been ready to
listen to this argument because the
management could get more money
for its necessary operations for the
same increased burden upon earn
ings by selling stock at a premium.
We believe that was not done two
years ago, because all stocks were
down and the public had to be
tempted to buy. But the last time
the Pennsylvania railroad offered
new stock it was at $1.20, and this
year both the New Haven and the
Canadian Pacific are selling new
stock readily at a premium. The
Pennsylvania, taught by the narrow
escape from failure of its new stock
issue of 1903, is now offering a new
issue to its stockholders at par
while the old stock is selling for
cash at $1.40. The trouble is that
unless the stock of a railroad is nar
rowly and closely held, the offer of
new stock at a premium is an in
vitation to a bear raid which may
defeat the sale or compel the com
pany to pay tribute to bankers for
underwriting it, as the Pennsylvania
did in 1903.
social qualities. But the whole
some recreation of the stimulating
rivalry in spelling contests, which
accorded rural communities elevat
ing pastime in ye olden time has
almost wholly ’disappeared in these
that was placed there by insurgents.
There has been enough crimination
and recrimination and peace should
now be declared. Speaker Cannon
could render the republican part}7
great service at this time by “com
ing down off of his high horse.”
He should be a pacifier rather than
a disturbing element. Let us have
The monetary report of the gov
ernment shows the per capita wealth
of Oregon to be $225.52. If this
be true some one has $225 belong
ing to The Sentinel
- AT -
The death of Miss Laura Land
ess, daughter .of one of Cottage
Display 12J cents per inch under sixty
Grove’s best known citizens, comes
inches; 10 cents per inch over sixty inch
as a deplorable loss to that family
es. Reading notices, 5 cents per line each
insertion. Want ads. 1 cent per word;
as well as a large circle of friends
no ad. less than 15 cents. Rates on posi
Ex-President Roosevelt receives
in the community.. She was a lov
tion made known on application.
for his African hunting stories a
’TWOULD BE A BOON.
ing and devoted daughter, and the
dollar a word. Rudyard Kipling
family has the sympathy cf all in Ladies’ Ready to Wear
OFFICE, FIFTH ST., SOUTH OF POSTOFFICE
An idolater of Shakespeare who their bereavement.
is supposed to receive the highest
Goods at a big reduction
Entered at the Cottage Grove Postoffice
prices paid any author of fiction. regards the Baconian theory as both
as Second Class Mail Matter.
For the English and American ser
ial rights of “Kim,” he received on whatever subject man has writ on ThursdayXof next week in order
$25,000. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ten, he can find it better done in to give advertisers the benefit of
hit one of the highest marks when Shakespeare. We do not find that their Christmas announcements.
The juvenile story book of the
On Ladies’ LaVofue
he received sixty cents a word for Shakespeare has entered into any
last few years has displayed a not
the American serial rights of his discussion of the woman’s hat prob thing would be done in the not very Suits and Coats, also
able alteration in the character of
latest “Sherlock Homes” stories. lem. But there is a scene in the distant future to stop tfie" overflow Ladies’
boy heroes. Formerly it was the
This compares amusingly with the “Taming of the Shrew” where Pe- and consequent destruction of prop
wonderfully smart and precocious
rate of $2 per thousand words—or
boy who was exploited, the boy
erty during occasional freshets. Skirts.
one-fifth of a cent a word—received rel on this subject. The usually The county court will give the mat
Who amazed his elders and frequent
$32.00 Suits now $24.00
for his first and generally consider mild Petruchio, to carry out his ter its early attention.
ly flouted them, and who always
ed best stories.
made hair-bfeadth escapes from
erine, pretends that he has a tem Give the fresh air fund a boost
dangerous situations. This was a
gan practically with the great suc per worse than her own, and vio by purchasing Red Cross stamps.
reaction from the child repression
These goods are strict
cess of Sir Walter Scott. The com lently assails her'cap.
The cause is worthy.
literature of a much earlier day, of
pensation for his ‘‘Life of Bona
which the key note was, “Children
Every citizen interested in pro ly sof the latest styles.
porringer,” he says; “A velvet dish
should be seen and not heard.”
The Sentinel has previously ex parte” averaged $165 for each day —away with it, come let me have motion work should attend the Now is your chance to
The preternaturally smart and forth- pressed its want of sympathy with of work spent upon it. Thackery
a bigger; off with that bauble; throw Commercial club meeting Monday
putting boy hero does not tend to the fashionable railing at the farm was offered $1,000 for “Henry Es
get a new suit for your
under foot.” “I’ll have no big night.
foster parental reverence or respect ers of the country for their ineffi mond and he jumped at the propo
ger,” answers Katherine. “This
If Cottage Grove contemplates
for elders.* Indeed, sòme of the cient and unprogressive methods. sition. Both Dickens and Hugo
cap doth fit the time and gentle paving its principal thoroughfare
comic pictures which have for their We have believed that this industry made good money, but when Eu
women wear such caps as these.” in the spring—and, of course, it
motive successful practical jokes is as well conducted and has made gene Sue drew $20,000 for his
If the hat of today had been in does—why not start the ball roll
played by naughty boys upon as much progress as most other in “Wandering Jew”—a novel of
in Shakespeare’s time, he ing? 'Considerable time must nec
grown people, fathers, mothers or dustries that had to be developed probably upwards of 500,000 words
doubtless .would have treated the essarily be consumed in the prep
neighbors, often go so far as to give in a new country. This view is —the literary world gasped. Prices
Remember we carry a
hat question more exhaustively.
the- average child the impression confirmed by statistics lately col have risen steadily, with the in
aration of plans, specifications and
complete line of
that “grown-ups” are naturally lected by the bureau of statistics to creased success of publishers and
in advertising for bids and award
stupid. Much of the impertinence show the ratio of agricultural pro the growth of magazines. No au
which was then in the heighth of
complained of in children. is un duction to population in a series of thor, however, in all the history of
fashion, probably remained in vogue
Europeans are liberal with their
questionably .due to pernicious decades, beginning after the civil literature, has ever made so much
for years, and as it closely fitted Christmas gifts to this country,
forms of literature put forth for the war. In almost every case, the
the head, did not shut out from On Wednesday 5165 sacks of mail
especial delection of the young. production per capita shows a large literary product as will Commander
Friday and Saturday
playgoers the stage on which arrived from across the Atlantic on
Now another reaction is in pro decrease, and in every case, the
Shakespeare had his dramas pre one steamship, being the largest
gress. The' parent and the school value shows an increase. It is to membered, wrote his immortal
Christmas mail from that source in
master and others with a realizing be remembered that the ratio is
25c value Art Pictures
A hat of this neat close fitting the history of the country.
sense of the duty of* obedience are taken to the whole population, penses of his grandmother. Milton
shape would be an inestimable bodn
writing the children’s stories—that though a much smaller proportion
is, the stories which publishers ap of the whole is engaged in farming seller for $25. Poe’s “Raven”
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: No
pear to want—and the moral tone than forty years ago. The pur brought him the grateful sum of men of our day, since in churches tice is hereby given that a meeting of
as well as in theatres the removal
is much improved. Another en pose of the compilation is to show
of the hat is being insisted on. the taxpayers of road district No. 60
couraging fact is that the juvenile that agriculture is keeping up the
for Lane County, Oregon, will be held
This hat question is a vexation and at the Residence of B. M. Hawley the
books are pitched upon a higher supply of food for the whole popu
a snare both to preachers and play 28th day of December, 1909, at .the
plane of intelligence. It is recog lation. The exhibit favorable to
During a discussion between two
of 12 o’clock of said day
nized that the child who has been the farmers is only incidental. For guests at Hotel Oregon the other ers. Such a kind of headgear in hour
The object of said meeting is for the
in school long enough to get above that reason it is, far more valuable. day one was overheard to remark,
hat, and the deadly hat-pins re purpose of submitting to the taxpayers
the primary grades and sit down
of said road district the question of vot
Going into details, cereals have “What in blank has the Salvation
to keep it on the head, would ing a levy of an additional tax upon the
seriously to read, has passed be increased about 25 per cent, cotton Army accomplished?” It appears
yond the stage where mere fairy has doubled and hay, a very vari to The Sentinel that the Salvation be a boon to humanity, and an un taxable property of said district for the
purpose of improving xhe roads of said
tales delight, can comprehend some able crop, exceeds 25 per cent, in army and kindred organizations told blessing to all who frequent district.
thing, with instruction and mean crease on the average since the first need no defense but the record of
This notice is signed by at least ten
ing in it. It is noticed that boys decade. Animals show little in their achievement. They contin had lived in the twentieth century per cent of the taxpayers of said dis
and girls of ten years and upwards crease, except horses, in spite of ually accomplish good among per he would not have ordered his trict.
B. M. Hawley.
will very frequently skip the juve bicycles and motor cars, and even sons not reached by either the Katherine to replace her small por
F. J. Hard.
nile department of the public librar decrease in some cases, but the ex churches or the civic charities. So ringer like cap witn a bigger one.
The Vesuvius Mines Company. ,
ies and take out books from the planation is obvious. The statistics ciety accepts the good gratefully,
The Calapooia Poultry associa By F. J. Hard, Secretary and Man
are given by numbers, and improve as it does that of the other agen tion evidently does not enjoy the ager.
Consequently we are beginning ment in all cattle but horses is cies, without asking how or whence widespread lack of appreciation for
to have a different type of boy hero. shown by increase of weight and it comes. There is waste in every the cat’s many admirable traits,
His ambition isn’t so much to run yield of milk and wool rather than kind of labor for humanity through and will, at its exhibition in Jan
off and fight Indians, or become a in numbers.
By this standard, want of precise adaptation of means uary, give pussy a show in a one
stage robber, or to surpass or hu production of animals would show to end Probably the churches al night’s stand. It is well that this
miliate his elders, but rather to a large increase. The only decrease ways failed to reach much want should be so.^The most esthetic
look forward to emulate their suc in cereals is susceptible of a like ex and misery that might be alleviated souls of all times have cherished
J. C. JOHNSON
cess in business, professions or pol planation. Rye has fallen off slight because of their primary purpose of the cat. Baudelaire, Von Schefiel,
itics, and therefore to take good ly, but barley -has more than doub spiritual salvation. Certainly the Poe, De Musset, Henry Irving and
Practice in all Courts of State. Corpor
advice. On the other hand there led. Here has been a transfer of civic charities have always fallen a host of other lovers of the beau
ation, mining and Probate law a specialty
is a more marked disposition among industry. In all there has been short in some cases because they tiful come to mind in this connec
Collection and Insurance.
the elders to retain their own juven such improvement of methods and could not make prominent that ap tion. The silky feline of padded
ility as long as possible and to en application of intelligent industry peal to the spirit which is more po footfall and mysterious wanderings
ter into sympathetic relations with to agriculture that the farmers aidtie tent with many than lessons in has ever appealed to the imagin
F. L. INGRAM
their youthful proteges.
probably produce twice as much thrift or stimulus to self respect.
ation, just as she has ever appealed
per capita as they did immediately
The Salvation army has made to the sense of domestic comfort.
STOCKS NOT BONDS.
after the civil war.
wonderful success because it comes If you have a cat exhibit it.
between the higher spiritual and
Three important railroads are
There is one relic of barbarism
The Pacific coast states are third
A? h king
the practical civic agency with just
selling new issues of stock to their that is being “eliminated” from
in the sectional wealth of the United
Attorney at Law
that wise mingling of religion that
old stockholders, as the three trans this country. We refer to the rur
States, the figures being taken at
COLLECTIONS A SPECIALTY
continental railroads did two years al or community store. While it is«
the close of business on April 28
Near Bridge ; : COTTAGE GROVE
ago. New capital is needed for still a social center of some renown do so the ignorant and immoral and last. The Pacific group is led by
of helpfulness that is comprehen
J. E. YOUNG
improvements made or contemplat it has materially improved its con
Nevada with a per capita of $512-
sible to the feeble and emotional.
^Attorney at Law
ed, and the market seems to be ditions. Time was when the rural
.73; then follows California with
The old sentimental, undiscrimin
Office on Main Street, West Side
more hospitable to stocks than to store was headquarters for profes
ating charity, with all its waste and
bonds. It is easier to get new sional Joafers who contaminated
gon, $225.52; Utah, $187,76; Idaho
partners in the ownership of these tender youth by spinning vulgar injury to self reliance, did reach $178.82; Arizona,. $135.29; and
J. 0. VAN WINKLE, M. D.
railroads than to borrow money on stories, while profanity* was ming some whom neither scientific char Alaska $100.07.
We wisji to call your at
Physician and Surgeon
their mortgage security. This led with smoke from pipes and am ity nor religious appeal could res
tention to our line of Staple
Special^attention given to diseases of the
The United States raised this year
raises the question, only lightly ber fluid of the strongest type was cue. The mission of the Salvation
eye and ear. Offices in Phillips Building
and Fancy Groceries.
discussed two years ago, what directed toward inoffensive knot army is to organize this sentimen a wheat crop 8 per cent larger than
P hones —Office, Main 193; Residence,631
should be the price of new stock holes in the floor. The country
We carry all the leading
without the evil."'
the average for the preceding five
DR. E. C. MACY
when old stock bears a high prem store was an abomination unto the
brands of Canned Goods
years. This would seem sufficient
ium? The obvious price for new people, but it carried with it a les
If the republican party is to ac
and Teas, Coffees, and cater
FIRST CLASS WORK
stock seems to be the par which is son that suggested better things. complish anything in the way of
I LURCH’S I
CHRISTMAS TOYS, ETC.
Johnson & Co.
supposed to have been paid for old,
giving the stockholders the advan
tage of whatever premium is paid
in the market as a kind of extra
dividend. But they who consider
the shipper as well as the stock
holder say that the large number
of shares necessary to be issued
The fact that men and boys gath
ered there was not indicative of a
depraved desire for mingling with
unwholesome companions, but it
pointed to the absence of social
equipment in the rural districts.
In many places today debating so
cieties, school and church enter-
advanced legislation at the coming
session of congress it will be neces
sary to get together. Factional
alignment will only divide strength
that will be required in the accom
plishment of needed reforms. There
is no disguising the fact that legis
lation in. this country is largely .the.
Indifference on the part of the in
dividual in movements of public im
port can but have a bad effect upon
all movements which are launched
for community development. In
difference is criminal, Pottage Grove
has reached a state in its career
where it needs the energy of every I
to the best trade by keep
ing our stock
Fresh and Up-to-Date.
Come and See Is
Office Over Bank of Cottage Grove
Miller’s Machine Shop
All kinds of Mill Repair
Work and Blacksmiting
First class work at moderate prices