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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1909)
subject at the Christian church next
Sunday morning. The question has
been seriously asked, “Do professed
followers of Christ really believe in
prayer?” Hear the answer. The
Charles Hull Meets Untimely evening subject will be, “Three Bad Splendid Banquet After Session
Death at Seattle.
Mr. Billington’s Bible School Insti
tute has aroused great interest in bible
school work. Plans are being laid for
organized class work, which will great
THE BODY FALLS MANY FEET ly increase the interest and attendance. LADIES TENDER A SURPRISE
Remember the evangelistic meetings
are to begin at the Christian church
Cottage Grove Boy, While Examining Sunday.
Mr. Altnow Addresses Merchants’ Pro
At the Baptist church, East side, ser
Lighting Globe, . Is Accidentally
tective Association—Delegates elect
Electrocuted—Was Graduate of
to State Convention in January.
'Electrical Engineering School.
do thee good.” The church building
grows slowly, but the Rev. Groat says
Henry J. Altnow, secretary of the
so do most things that are substantial.
News reached Cottage Grove on Mon The Presbyterian Brotherhood held a Pacific Federation Hardware and Im
day, through a telegram, that Charles “pickaxe and spade” meeting in the plement association and Oregon Retai]
Hull, aged twenty-two. years-and a son basement of the church on- Tuesday Hardware and Implement Dealers’ as
of Mr. and Mrs J. H. Hull, who reside evening.
sociation. was. in Cottage Grove Tues
southwest of town, had been instantly
There will be a Mizpah social at the day night and made an interesting talk
killed that morning at Seattle. The residence of Mr. Herbert Eakin on „the before the Merchant^ Protective asso
telegram gave no particulars. Charles evening of December 9, under the aus ciation Mr. Altnow laid great stress
Hull was graduated from the electrical pices of the Presbyterian church..
upon harmony in association work, and
engineering department of the O. A.
The week of prayer, beginning Janu recited a number of instances where
C. in 1908, and had been employed for ary 2, will be held in union by the dif unity of action had saved hundreds of
a time as a street car conductor at Se ferent churches.
dollars to merhants. He told of the
attle. Recently he was given a posi A minister in the county seat has en modus operandi of various organiza
tion as an electrical engineer, in which tered upon a series of discussions rela tions of this Character, especially in so
service he was at the time of his death. tive to “The Sins of Eugene.” If the far as the collection department wa
A news paper dispatch from Seattle theme is considered in all its different concerned. The California association,
gives further information that the phases the question naturally arises, he said, is accomplising a splendid
young man came in contact with a live will the "preacher’s life. be sufficiently work in this direction because
wire at the Georgetown plant of the prolonged to carry out the undertaking. members are closely cemented
Seattle Electric company, being elec The Presbyterians of Roseburg dedi there is a unity of purpose.
The Cottage Grove association
trocuted, the lifeless body falling sev cated a new church edifice last Sunday.
that commencing with the new
enty-five feet from the upper gallery
CHILDHOOD FRIENDS WED. year the matter of collections be given
of the building. He was examining a
defective lighting globe in that part of Renewed Friendship After Lapse of better attention, and a plan is now be
ing worked out to that end.
Years Ripens Into Love.
Delegates were elected to represent
There is a pretty little romance con the local association in the state con
Charles Darwin Hull was bprn Aug
nected with the marriage of Mr. H. F. vention, to be held in Eugene next
ust 15, 1886, at Shumway, Illinois. He
Royer of Eugene and Mrs. Mary Gray, month, as follows: Messrs. Lurch,
came to Oregon with his parents in
which was solemnized at the home of Brund, Wallace, Spray, Kinter, Tyson,
1891, and resided on a farm two miles
the bride in this city Sunday evening. Wheeler, Simeral and Kerr.
south of Cottage GroVe until recently.
The contracting parties have known
A banquet having been prepared at
He attended high school in Cottage
one another since childhood, both hav Phillips hall, an adjournment was taken
Grove and graduated in the class of
ing been reared in an eastern state. thereto.
1906. He attended the Oregon Agri
They were playmates, and trudged off
cultural College three years, where he
to school together, indulging in' child
One of the pleasant features of the
studied electrical engineering and grad
hood’s pleasures and sympathizing in banquet given to members of the Mer
uated June 16, 1909. In June he went
fancied sorrows. Upon attaining their chants’ Protective Association on Tues
to Seattle where he was employed by
majority the responsibilities of a stern day night was the surprise tendered by
the Seattle Electric company and where
er life separated them, each cherishing the ladies. Immediately after the
he met his death. He was a member
in their heart a deep affection for the gentlemen had arrived at Woodmen
of the Evangelical church of Corvallis.
other. After a lapse of years they hall from the Commercial club rooms,
He was also a member of the Wood
again met in Oregon and renewed their wives of the members filed into the
man of the World lodge in this city.
friendship, which soon blossomed into banquet hall wearing 18-karat smiles,
He leaves to mourn his death a mother
and father, five sisters and four broth love, resulting in the tying of the hup- and declared their intention by their
ers, all of whom are home except Mrs. 'tial knot. The ceremony was perform presence of participating in the fes
W. W. Reed of Colorado Springs, Col- ed by “Grandpa” Babcock, who is over tivities of the occasion. Mr. H. O.
ordo, Frank of Los. Angeles, and Mrs. ninety years of age, and who is an old- Thompson acted in the capacity of
time friend of both. The rooms were toastmaster and seated the guests,
R. Crane, who resides here. He was
a kind and obedient son and brother, tastily decorated for the occasion, and President H. H. Veatch, of the associ
and he was respected and loved by all dainty refreshments were served, the ation occupying the place of honor.
bride herself preparing the wedding He announced that visitors from Eu
who knew him.
gene had been expected, but their ab
The funeral will be held Saturday cake.
morning at 11 o’clock from the Metho The bride is well and favorably known sence was overbalanced by the unex
dist church under the auspices of, the to this community, where she has re pected guests.
The tables were tastily arranged
Woodmen, and burial will take place in sided for a number of years. The groom
is a brother of Mrs. J. B. Lewis. The . and with their toothsome contents, pre
invited guests were: Dr. and Mrs. sented a pretty and enticing spectacle,
Schleef and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. A. showing conclusively that the com
DEATH OF LAURA LANDESS.
W. Kime, Mr. and Mrs. H. Venske, mittee in charge had made no mistake.
Passes Peacefully Away Sometime Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hart and daughter After the feast Toastmaster Thompson
Opal, Mr. and Mrs. John Barker, Mr. introduced President Veatch, who spoke
During Tuesday Night.
Miss Laura Landess, daughter of Mr. Henry Bailey and mother, Mrs. Hickey briefly of the association work, con
and Mrs. William Landess, passed and two children, Mri. Waytt and son cluding his remarks by taunting the
peacefully away sometime during Tues Dale, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Babcock, ladies about the banquet given the gen
day night at the family residence on Mr. and Mrs. Willie Gildersieve, Mrs. tlemen a year ago, When a toothpick on
East Main street, aged twenty-seven John Baker, Mr. and Mrs. J, B. Lewis a shingle was the spread, and dried
years, consumption being the cause of and daughter Nettie, Edward and Wal apples and a glass of water the princi
death. During the previous day Miss ter BabcocK, Oscar, and Hiram Wheeler, pal diet. In turn Messrs. Ben. Lurch,
Landess’ physical condition appeared to Mr. Lon. Wheeler and daughter Edith, Andrew Brund, F. D. Wheeler, C. H.
be much improved, and while hopes Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wnnye, Arthur Burkholder, Marion Veatch, Chris Van
that the grim reaper would be robbed Woodring, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Woods, Denberg and J. F. Spray were intro
of a victim were scarcely entertained Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Compton, Mr. and duced and discussed questibns of impor
little did the family think that the Mrs. Hamilton Veatch, Mrs. Drake, tance in connection with association
end was so near. Tuesday night she Miss Fern Royer and two sisters, Hazel work. The ladies followed with brief
retired in good spirits and feeling bet and Lirinie, F. and R. Gray.
remarks, and their talks showed that
ter than for days. Shortly after 8
they, too, were vitally interested in
An Unfounded Rumor.
o’clock the mother went to her bed Inasmuch as some busybody, on Sat business; Those present were: Mr.
side to arouse her from her slumbers urday, gave circulation to a rumor that and Mrs. H. H. Veatch, Mr. and Mrs.
only to find that life was extinct. Mr. Cates had sold The Sentinel and H. O. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
Deceased was a native of this state, would go to Portland, wè want to state Burkholder, Mr. and Mrs. B. Lurch,
having been born in Mayville, East that there was not the slightest found Mr. and Mrs. Tyson, Mr. and Mrs. C.
ern Oregon. When five years of age ation -for-the statement. The owner of H. Van Denburg, Mr. and Mrs. Marion
her parents moved to Cottage Grove, The Sentinel has had no proposition to Veatch, Mr. and Mrs. Lew A. Cates,
and here she grew to womanhood, amid sell his plant ; has had no correspond Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Johnson, Mr. and
a host of friends and admirers, all of ence whatever relative to the matter, Mrs. F. B. Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. D.
whom sincerely regret her untimely and has in no way spoke or intimated H. Hemenway, Mr. and Mrs. Winters
to any person that it could be bought, Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Conners,
The funeral services will be held and where the story originated is be Messrs. Spray, Simeral, Kerr, Silsby,
from the family residence this after yond our comprehension. We came to Kinter, Walker, Cook and Wheeler.
noon at 2:30 o’clock, after which there Cottage Grove with the firm intention
will be short services at the McFar of making it our permanent abode, and
SNODGRASS NOT BLAMED
we haven’t changed our mind during Marshal Who Arrested Turnmeier Ex
AMONG THE LOCAL CHURCHES. these three months.
onerated by Magistrate.
topics for Discussion at the Several
Cottage Grove Places of Worship.
Every Sabbath is better thhn the last
st the Methodist church. The hearts
if the workers will rejoice at the ad-
iitions to our ranks this week. Recep--
ion of members in the morning and
baptism of adults in the evening. Bible
School at 10 a. m. Public worship at
1. Address by Robert Sutcliffe on
“Temptations and How to Overcome
them.” Sold by Dr. Van Winkle.
People’s popular service at 7:30 p. m.
Subject of pastor’s address, “Archi-
ects of Fate” or “A Charcter Study
if Judas the Betrayer.” It is certain
hat a new conception of the first
hurch treasurer will be presented by
he speaker. Mrs. Frank Wheeler re
ntes “The Price of Blood.” You can-
ot afford to mi3s the League devotion-
1 meeting at 6:30. The great contest
as been in full swing for over a month
nd the result is uncertain as yet.
hangers heartily welcomed.
“The Potency of Prayer” will be the
Grace Innis spent a few days with
relatives in Eugene returning to school
A numj>er of the young people of
Royal were in town Saturday.
Frank Bradford has returned from
Yoncalla, where he has been visiting his
Helen Foster spent Saturday and
Sunday with her parents at Royal, re
turning to Lorane on Sunday.
Archie Wilson took a trip to Divide
Marshal Snodgrass, who was arrest
ed in connection with the Turnmeier
arrest made by him, had a preliminary
hearing before Justice Bryson of Eu
gene on Wednesday, and was exoner
ated of the charge preferred against
him. A number of witnesses were
subpoenaed, and after hearing the evi
dence the magistrate decided that
Marshal Snodgrass had not exceded his
authority as a peace officer in case of
a man resisting afirest, and he was
discharged from custody. Messrs. John
son and Medley represented the city.
Aged Man Knocked Down.
As Mr. H. C. Veatch was passing
Fifth street on Main Tuesday noon, he
was struck in the head by a football
and knocked down, falling in the mud,
and besplashing his face and clothing.
The young men who were responsible
for the accident assisted the aged man
to rise, took him to a nearby store,
washed the mud from his face and
cleaned his clothing as best they could.
Mr. Veatch was uninjured.
Decree of Divorcé Granted.
Mrs. Jessie. M. Scott of Cottage
Grove was granted a decree of divorce
from Thomas R. Scott by. Judge Har
ris on Wednesday. Mrs. Scott was giv
en custody of the minor children, Neva
and Lyda, with the usual privilege of
the father visiting them at reasonable
times and places.
Remember the Christmas Eve ball
under the auspices of the Military Club.
Simeral & VanDenburg
THE FURNITURE DEALERS
Our prices range from $2.00 for plain
rockers to the most expensive Turkish Rocker.
Quarter sawed and polished Dining Tables
at only $ 12.00
Davenports and Couches from $9.00 to $25
Buffets, China Closets, Book Cases, Dressers
and Commodes at remarkably low prices
Library Tables and Stands at low prices
In fact you can buy the best practical Christ
mas presents of
Simeral & VanDenberg
THE FURNITURE DEALERS
Griffin & Veatch Hardware Co
Santa’s Headquarters for Useful Christmas Gifts
If you want an Xmas Present for the boy we have a lot
of nice ones that will just suit him. A Little Wagon
for $1 and some others for $6. A fine .22 cal. Rifle
$2, a dandy one for $9. Lots of Jack knives and many
useful articles found so acceptable at Christmastide
Do not overlook our line of Razors. We have a dan
dy for $ I and will give you a strop with it. Also have
them from $1.50 to $5. Nothing better.
We carry a fine selected line of sporting goods, all at
the right price. Remember we buy for Quality.
Scissors are so frequently mislaid in the household that
you can not have too many pairs. We have them from
25c to 81.50 per pair.
A good sharp chopping axe for cutting kindling wood
is a necessity to every household. Save money by
buying one of our axes, 75 c to $2 each.
Jack Knives, one blade 10c, two blades 25c to 50c.
Three blades '75c to $2.00 and 4 blade knives $1.50
A buck saw that will saw wood with ease is something
that everyone should have. We have them from 75 c
to $2. ’
Beaulieu & Woodard T. A. ANDERSON,
HARNESS SHOP REAL ESTATE
REPAIRING ALL OF KINDS.
All work guaranteed satisfactory.
r Phone 114.
All Orders left at Marion Veatch’s will
be given prompt and Careful Attention.
Sales - Promptly - Effected
Office corner Main and Second Sts.,
one block west of depot. ’ Phone- Main