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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 31, 1909)
EPORT ON WATER WORKS SYSTEM
stimateci Cost of Improvement as Made by
Consulting Engineer J* W* Roberts.
Consulting Engneer J. W. Roberts
is completed an estimate of the cost
the proposed gravity water system,
id the document will be presented to
ie city council at its regular monthly
ission next Monday night. The es-
mated cost of the system, including a
0,000 gallon reservoir, is $103,319, but
is believed that with fair competiton
bidding on its construction it may be
id within the $100,000 voted for the
lrpose. Mr. Robert’s report is very
implete in every detail, and is as fol-
ws, only the formal remarks to the
mncil being omitted:
COTTAGE GROVE, OREGON, FRIDAY. DEC. 31. 1909
bonding of the city of Cottage Grove Creswell; Mrs. Robert Mosby and Mrs.
for $100,000 to secure a pure and ample E. S. Hoderman, of this place, and R.
gravity water supply is good business, E. Veatch, of Roseburg. It is said
and I recommend the proposed system they have over two hundred relatives
as both feasible and practical.
in this valley.
The annual expense incurred by this
DEATH OF MRS. WALLACE.
new construction would be about as fol
lows : Interesb at five per cent, $5,- Former Resident of Cottage Grove
000; depreciation, a sum which paid an-
Passes Away at Salem.
ually for 20 years with interest at five
The funeral of the late Mrs. Harvey
per cent amounts $100,000, $2,880; one M. Wallace, who departed this life at
pipe line rider at $75 per month $900; Salem on Christmas day, took place
from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Delure.
This expense must be met by increas Hemenway Tuesday forenoon at 10 ‘
ed revenues from the sale of water, o’clock,, the Rev. Selden C. Adams con
but the records in other cities of this ducting the services, which were large
class have shown that the introduction ly attended by relatives and sympathiz
of a first class supply under efficient ing friends..
management will double the revenues
Elizabeth Ellen Medley was born in
within two years.
Scotland county, Missouri, July 16,
The outlook is promising for a sub 1862, and consequently was aged 47
stantial increase in population for Cot years. She was married to Harvey D.
tage Grove, and the proposed bond is Wallace in this city on July 31,1881, and
sue is, in my estimation, conservative. to this Union four children, Mrs. Sam
In conclusion, I would add that if uel Darling, Leslie, Emory and Vera,
constructed, as proposed, Cottage Grove all of whom, together with the bereav
would have a water system second to ed .husband, survive her. During her
to none in the state in the three essen- residence in Cottage Grove she made
tai requisites of a water system, qual many warm and lasting friends, all of
ity, quantity, and cost—for the quality whom will learn of her demise with
is exceptional for purity, quantity is profound regret. Deceased was a sis
sufficient for 12,000 people, cost is ter of Mr. J. S. Medley of Cottage
within your means.
Grove, and Mesdames D. Bristow and
C. F. Littlefield of Eugene.
, W. J. ROBERTS,
Consulting Engineer. I
AUBURN IS A BEAUT.
MEETING OF OLD AND NEW YEARS
Curious Things Concerning Where Tomorrow
Will Begin and End*—Its Rapid Flight*
night flow for use in the day time, and
Prior' to 1752, in most legal and offi- Bombay. Two hours later the non
the supply for a short time of an
matters and in private records, Russians of Moscow are exchanging
amount greater than the average flow,
commenced on March 25. At congratulations, and half an hour after
It will afford a supply for a short time
an act of Parliment was pass wards their brethern at St. Petersburg
should any accident occur on the pipe
directed that the legal year are following their example. Another
line. Underwriters place a high esti-
commenced in some parts four minutes, and the New Year is
mate on its value for fire service, and
in March and in others greeted in the European quarter at
reduce insurance rates according to its
universally be deem Constantinople, and every succeeding
capacity and the size of the, main con
ed to begin on the first dav of Janu minute brings under its sway more and
necting if with the distributing system.
ary.” This applied to the British col more those nations who acknowledge
The proposed location is ideal, giving
you 85 pounds pressure per square inch
The Europeans in Eygpt welcome the
on Main street. You may safely .esti
New Year at the same time as those in
mate its cost at $10.00 per thousand
ly that some unfortunate individuals Constantinople, and a little later—ex
gallons capacity—the larger the better.
get any New Year at all. As actly ten hours and forty-three minutes
For purposes of the present estimate
Supply In June of this year you i j have considered ofie having a capacity
the clocks at'Greenwich strike the first after it was first greeted in Fiji—Cape
note of 12 at noon on December 31 the town sends up her shouts of acclama
ade an appropriation of six cubic’feet ‘ of .300,000 gallons. This would supply
■r second of the waters of Layng five efficient fire streams of 200 gallons
New Year is born at the opposite side tion. Ten minutes after Capetown
eek, which appropriation Was per- each per minute for five hours, indepen
of the earth—that is at all the places Vienna has acknowledged that another
icted under the State law governing dent of the main line.
on longitude 180 east. But no one year has rolled away; in seven more
ater rights, and Permit No. 30 was
greets this first appearance unless it minutes the garrisons at Malta are
Supply Main—For purposes of a pre
iued by the State Engineer to cover liminary estimate we ran two lines
be the sailors of some solitary ship and aware .of the same fact; and in another
lis application. This amount of water from the reservoir to town—one by way
the Fiji Islanders, for, besides this eight minutes the bells of St. Peter’s
equivalent to 3,888,000 gallons per 24 of Main street, and the other down
group, the only land which the magic make it known at the Vatican, and
nirs, and is sufficient for a population Maple avenue. The latter is much
line bisects is the inhospita Rome greets the New Year. ■ Stock
Automobile Makes Sensational Run
250,00, allowing the generous esti- shorter and more direct, and the class
ble far East of Siberia, whose inhabi holm by this time has enjoyed twenty
From Portland on Christmas.
ate of 150 gallon^“per capita per day. ifications of trenching much easier ; 3,-
tants keep the Julian calendar, and, minutes in which to make and break
The Auburn automobile has again therefore, hold their New Year celebra good resolutions, and Berlin has had
made a guaging of this stream at the 146 feet will connect with the present Pioneer Residents of Cottage Grove
its ability to run long tions twelve days later. The first four minutes. It takes three-quarters
»posed point of diversion September main on Mill street. Should this line
Married Fifty-Six Years.
distances over roads that are considered landsmen to greet 1910 are thus the in of an hour for the magic wave of time
h, 1909, at the low water stage, and be laid, allowance should be made for
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Veatch, aged 81
und the flow 13 second feet, or a little hydrants at block corners within the and 78 respectively, celebrated the fif impassable by other makes of automo habitants of the Fiji Islands. Travel to travel from Berlin to Paris, at which
ore than twice the amount appropri- city limits and for cross connections at ty-sixth anniversary of their wedding biles. On Christmas day Messrs. H. ing west at incredible speed, it arrives city it is surely the more welcome be
C. Harris and S. G. Brown of Portland
cause, like the Scotch, the French make
ed. That the full amount of the ap- street intersections.
last Friday in a quiet and unpretentious surprised Cottage Grove when they at Auckland twenty minutes after its it the occasion of the exchange of pre
opriation will be assured in seasons
start. In New Zealand the occasion is
Construction—The amount of money way at their home in this city. In for
extreme drouth is copfimed by all re-.' available for the construction of the mer years this anniversary day has splashed into town 'with mud and water celebrated pretty, much as it is in Eng sents. Fifty-one more minutes and Big
irts of those familiar with the flow of proposed system requires that unusual brought together their children and
land, the differences being traceable to Ben, if he is in working order, an
iyng creek. The drainage area trib- types be rejected. The works'proposed grandchildren in commemoration of the
the fact that in the Southern Hemis nounces at Westminister that the pow
ary to the creek at the proposed in- cover a low concrete dam for diverting event, but qwing to the fact that these land in a new forty horsepower 1910 phere the New Year falls at midsum er of the old year has vanished from
¡e is 63 square miles, much of it hav- the water into a small settling basin, offsprings are now widely separated the model of the Auburn car. This run mer, and therefore a large part of the England. Fifteen minutes after being
greeted by a wildly-cheering crowd
; an elevation of more than 4,000 screens and sluice gates are provided. usual meeting was not considered feasi has created interest throughout the val festival is held out of doors.
outside St. Paul’s Cathedral, the New
>t, and all of it within the National Five stand pipes, one stop gat“, 28 ble. This aged couple have resided in ley, as no other automobile has ever
ITS FIRST STEPS.
Year makes its appearance in Madrid.
rest Reserve and heavily timbered. blow-offs, and 79 air valves are pro Oregon since. 1853, coming hither in
An hour and ten minutes after the
Quality—A water supply from Layng vided for regulation. The trench is es what is known as the Knox-Oglesby lar trip at this season of the year. Mr. day has dawned at New Zealand, the Glasgow gives it a boisterous welcome
>ek is ideal. No purer water flows timated 24 inches wide, 36 inches deep train of ox-teams in that year. Mrs. Harris and Mr. Brown were highly island continent of Australia welcomes two minutes later.
any stream in the State. Indeed, in soil, and 3 feet wide in both solid Veatch, nee Knox, rode horseback from elated over their success, and stated toi it. The same remark as to the celebra
The Sentinel that no breakdown was
Across the Atlantic it travels rm-
len it is known that not a farm, mill, and loose rock. The figures for
Pipe Missouri to Oregon and assisted in driv experienced, and that they owe their tions, of course, applies here also. But greeted save by the roar of the waters,
lie, nor settler of any kind is estab- are based upon machirie banded wood
ing her father’s cattle.
success to the powerful engine, high a different order of things obtains- in and by an occasional ship. Respect
tied within the water shed contribut- pipe, which is giving satisfactory ser-
Mr. Veatch and Miss Knox were unit
Japan, where the Gregorian calendar
iyour supply, its absolute freedom vice_in many cities of the Northwest. ed in marriage at Pleasant Hill, Judge wheels with big tires, and to the genu was adopted in 1872. The Flowery able Britons will have gone to bed when
the New Year dawns on St. Johns,
pollution is assured. Like simi- For the crossing of Row River, which John T. Gilfrey performing the cere
Kingdom gets its New Year at the Newfoundland, for by Greenwich time
(streams of the Cascades, the waters can be accomplished in~low. water, I mony. Immediately after the tying of car throughout.
same time as Australia. It is said that it Will be 3:30 a. m. It is 5 a. m. in
Layng creek are soft and clear. A would provide 550 feet cast iron pipe. the nuptial knot they settled on a dona
Mr. Hinds Sells Farm.
with the change in the calendar some England when New York’s clocks strike
iply from such a source will contrib- This is included in the estimate. Clear tion claim on the banks of the Willam
Messrs. Wm. Sloan and J. C. Burdge, of the picturesqueness vanishes from
i greatly to the health of the com- ing should be fbr the full right-of-way, ette river one and one-half miles north of Spokane have purchased the Powell the Japanese celebrations but even yet, 12, and another three hours elapse be
mity and do much to make your city and grubbing only for the width of of this place where they resided unjtil place of 120 acres in Powell Valley be they are quaint. and interesting. At fore Cottage Grove is able to bid good-
by to the old year. Breakfast is being
trench. The estimates of_-solid and a few years ago. They raised a large longing to Fingal Hinds. Consideration the close of the year, all buildings are
)istance—The first thought of an in- loose rock were made' station by sta- family. The children are: Sam P. $4,800. Mr. Sloan has returned to Port elaborately decorated with evergreens served and presents, examined in New
England - when Vancouver greets the
itor in city bonds on learning that it tion, and are conservative.
Veatch, of Portland, Oliver O. Veatch, land for his family, and will take up and rice straw. Great bunches of> liv New Year, and still later the miners
s proposed by a city of 3,000 to pipe
of this place;. Mrs. C. G. Miller, of their residence in this community im ing pine and feathery bamboo, planted of Klondyke shake hands and drink
ESTIMATES OF COST.
i water 20 miles from the mountains
in ♦ large vases filled with earth, are whisky in celebration of the event.
Intake—excavation, concrete, gates, Walla Walla; Mrs. W. V. McGee, of mediately.
sufficient quantity for a city of 12,-
placed on each side of the doorways; Then, sweeping over the Pacific, New «
screens, $1,350 f settling basin, $500.
I, would be, that it could not be done
garlands of rice straw adorned with fir Year’s Day dies at its birthplace, after
and grubbing right-of-way
thout straining the credit of the city, 30 Clearing
branches and tassles of grass are hung a journey of 25,000 miles in less than
it Cottage Grove is most fortunate Trenching—11,500 feet solid rock, at
along the walls under the projecting as many hours.
the following: The water supply 6 90 cents, $10,350 ; 23,000 feet loose rock
roofs, to prevent evil spirits from pass
There are several curious things to
it, having a valuation of $12,000, has at 25 cents, $5,750 ; 68,258 feet earth at
ing under and entering the house, and relate about the line where this day,
in acquired gratis/by your foresight, 14 cents, $9,556—$25,658.
scarlet lobsters, seaweeds, ferns, rice and all others, begin and end. In a
the second place, the city owns its
Pipe—13,912 feet 50 feet head at 45
cakes and mandarin oranges, each hav few hours a ship going east would
sent water system, paying a nice cents, $6,260 ; 8,200 feet 75 feet head at
ing an auspicious meaning for the New cross it, and sail right out of the early
>fit on investment and operating ex- 47 cents, $3,854; 7,100 feet 100 feet
Year, are fastened about the door-posts morning of January 2 into the midnight
ises, with very moderate water rates, head at 49 cents, $3,479 ; 4,600 feet 125
and lintels. In addition to these each of December 31, and thus greet the
i total city indebtedness is only $45,- feet head at 52 cents, $2,392; 23,700
doorway has its crossed flags—a red New Year a second time. By sailing
. Another factor making a 20-mile feet 150 feet head at 55 cents $13,035;
sun on a white ground-in honor of the
e line easier than might at first ap- 18,150 feet 175 feet head at 58 cents,
There will be something out of the between the hours of .8p. m. and 5' a. emperor. For interior decoration the in the contrary direction she could avoid
r is that the proposed pipe line can $10,527 ; 22,096 feet 200 feet head at 61 ordinary doing in this pretentious burg m, and the chief executive of the state famous dwarf trees so skillfully pro meeting the New Year at all.
located for 18 of the 20 miles in cents, $13,479 ; 4,450 feet 225 feet head tonight—New Year’s Eve—and every has issued instructions to Captain John duced by Japanese florists by allowing
MAN AND DEER FIGHT.
ie proximity to the O. & S. E. rail- at 65 cents, $2,892; 550 feet cast iron body, regardless of color, kind, sex or son to hold his men in readiness at the them a minimum Of water, light and
d, now operating up Row River val- at $2.00, $1,100—$57,016,
religious belief are invited by Chairman Armory to quell any possible riot. soil are in great demand, the favorites Henry Small and His Pet Buck Came
, saving considerable expense in
Eleven hundred tons, freight, hauling ot the Big Noise Committee Lawson to While carrying out these orders the being the dwarf peach with its double
Together in Open Combat.
iling. With a railroad, wagon road, and distributing at $1.80, $1,980; laying come out into the highways and byways soldier boys will indulge in a hard-times pink blossoms and the much-prized
was considerable excitement on
telephone line parallel to the pipe pipe 2 cents per foot, $2,055; back fill and participate in the festivities of the dance, and inasmuch as the terpsicho- plum.
of Henry Small, near London,
i, transportation and communication 2 cents per foot, $2,055; air valves and occasion. Young and old, high and low,
last Lord’s^day, in which that gentle
IN THE FAR EAST.
ween construction camps is made stand pipes, $875; blow offs, $840; ex great and small, male and female, Jew en up by a call to duty no admission
The Japanese have compelled their man took a prominent part, and since
tra depths up to 10 feet, 22 stations 40 and Gentile are expected to respond to fee will be charged. Any male man
neighbors to adopt the same which time his stock of pets has dimin
here are many causes contributing cents per foot, $880; Row river cross this call, wearing grotesque costumes, caught with a white color on his person
. line of minimum cost, while the ing, extra trenching 800 feet 50 cents, or a blanket, or a bedquilt—anything will be fined four bits. The keys to calendar, and here, as in all the Yellow ished by half. Mr. Small was leading
I item in the entire line, callihg for $400; wing dams and. pumping, $300; except common, ordinary everyday the municipal bastile will this after Kingdoms, the New Year is held to be a four-ye.ar-old buck and a yearling out
unusual expenditure is the one right-of-way, 19.43 miles, $2,500 ¡-rail clothes—and get into the game. Each noon be taken to Layng creek by Walk- a very solemn festival. During the to grass, when the eldest of the two
sing of Row River. Eighty per road crossing, $100; reservoir site, $500; individual must be armed with at least ’em-Fast Kurtz and his worthy lieuten last three days of the year, all work attacked him in a ferocious manner.
t of the entire distance can be' ex- 300,000 gal. reservoir, $3,000; engin one musical instrument, such as horns ants Big Bear Atkinson and Little Bear ceases except the necessary prepara Both man and .deer put up a good, fight,
tions for the coming holiday. Absen and for a time it was difficult to tell in
Sited with a trenching machine,
eering and superintendence, $5,000; to harmonicas, accordeons, tom-toms, Elledge, so if there are any arrests for
tees return to their homes, the courts whose favor the*decision would be ren
screechers, and tin-pans. The crowd
reliminay survey—I have made the tal, $106,159.
dered. ’ Together they fought their
Less possible freight rebate 12 cents will assemble in front of Hotel Oregon people of-the commonwealth the prison close, no arrests are made, arid prison way toward a fence, to Which Mr. Small
liminary surveys with the assistance
Messrs. Taylor'and Kurtz, and at- per 100 on 1100 tons, $2,640—$103,519.
succeeded in fastening the rope, and
A 13-inch pipe would add to the cost Chairman of the Big Noise Commit ketball park. The committee on griev go free for a time. On New Years’ thus securing the animal he went to
i hereto a map showing proposed
t-of-way, and have prepared a pro
the house? for his gun and dispatched
from which is calculated the amount would add to the cost of the system Parker, by the consent of Peacemaker Denberg that clemency be shown any Angwangi, a sort of evil-minded Kore his antagonist.
Snodgrass, will deliver addresses to who may swerve from the straight and an Santa Claus, who makes the rounds
lunch pipe will deliver.
I have been over the line three times the multitude, and Billiam C. Johnson narrow path, and above all things to distributing fevers, leprosy, pestilence
The Next Attraction.
levations and fall—The surveys cov-
and am satisfied that nothing has been will present the keys of the city to the impose no fine exceeding $777. It is and other undesirable New Year’s gifts,
The Clare Vaughn Wales Comedy &
ig the line, and checked in duplicate,
omitted that should be included in the gathering with the admonition to leave urgently requested by the committee leaving them in the shoes, which, ac Concert Company is the next attraction
i the following elevations: Main
everything possible in town. The pro that street cars cease running for the cording to Oriental custom, are kept in the Lyceum Course, the date being
et, corner Spray’s, 18.66 above
led by Chief Noisy Cornetest night at ten o’clock ; that the all-night on the shoemat outside the door. Some January 26. This excellent company
datum; proposed reservoir, Land-
[hill, 215.00; proposed intake, Wil- amounts to $103,519, prudent advertis Albert Washington Eastbrook, alias B. street sweepers make a sneak to their protection is afforded by placing a flour fulfills the expectations of audiences
sieve beside the shoes. Seeing this,
stte Meridian, 565.00. To reduce to ing and fair competition should make R. Westbrook, will form at the corner several homes at the same hour, and Angwangi stops to count its meshes— every where, and is highly recommend
ed by the press of the country. The
level add 650.50.
not to exceed the amount available, i. ship of Subdued Noise Beaulieu and Fork be not opened for steamers later his favorite occupation—and continues program ends with a one-act comedy,
deulated Gradient—The distance e., $100,000.
I take up the line of march, going west than 11 o’clock. Free and untrammel to count until the day dawns and he is “A Pair of Lunatics” which is very
’een the intake and reservoir is 99,-
It may interest you to know that a jon Main to River, thence on Wall to ed use of the principal thoroughfares obliged to return to the upper air with pleasing. ___________ ,
feet. The fall is 350 feet. The reaonable bonded indebtedness for cit- No - Noise - at - All Metcalf’s chicken are necessary for the success of the his evil work unaccomplished.
Gamey at Seventy Years.
! of gradient is 3,514 per 1,000.
ies of this class in Oregon, Washington house ; countermarching to Main, thence undertaking. All newspaper reporters
Captain C. J. Dodd, a veteran of the
ow—The calculated discharge of a and Idaho, on account of a municipal to Fourth, on Fourth to the Doughnut have been requested to take notes from
As Greenwich tiffie travels westward,
oh pipe line with the above grad water system, runs from $40 to $50 per King’s, where an intermission of bne the pinnacle of Currin bridge, in order the next people to observe our New Civil War who lives at Springfield and
es 2.6 second feet, or 1,680,000 gai capita. Lower than $40 is sometimes hour will be had while thè feast is be not to detract attention of the manage Year’s Day are the European settler in who passed his 70th birthday last Wed
jin 24 hours. A 13-inch pipe would reached with a small pumping plant ing prepared, under the direction of ment of the affair by asking questions. the Malay Peninsula and Further India. nesday, has offered a challenge to any
man within 20 years of his age to run a
12,052,000 gallons in 24 hours; 14- and an indifferent quality of water, Gumshoe Adams.
Those having chickens, turkeys, or pro- Rather less than two hours after the
Pipe would carry 2,550,000 gallons and $70 is about the upper limit where Sheriff Bown having been apprised vender of any kind to contribute will happy day has begun at Perth, in West foot race for a side bet of $100. The
race is to be on New Year’s day.
the supply is remote and the distribut of the proposed demonstration, has kindly leave them at The Sentinel of Australia, the European population of
Wvoir—The advantages of a res- ing system is of Cast iron.
The Masonic lodge installed its newly-
consulted with Governor Benson rela fice, as reserve stock may be necessary- Calcutta signalize its arrival. Just
r consists in the storage of the
Considering these facts, the proposed tive to ordering Company E under arms for the feast.
sixty-minutes more and it .has reached | elected officers on Monday night.
Merry Makers Given Unrestrained Freedom for
One-Night Stand Honoring New Year*