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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 19, 1923)
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A Weekly Newspaper With Plenty
Budu Ä Smith.
A tirst-olass publication entered at
Cc'.tage Grove as second class matter
Business Office—..... 56 North Hix th
One year.... .$2.25 I Three months 65c
Hix month».. 1.15 I Single copy.... 5c
stand that every improvement makes
for a better town, and that if we
confined our own improvements to
favored sections we would quickly
have a citizenship so dissatisfied
that the town would fall into a rut
from which it would never climb.
Put your shoulder to the wheel
every time a public improvement is
launched. You’ll be helping your
self by helping the town. And when
you need something in your own
square you '11 find your neighbor
more willing to help you get it.
THE WRONG VIEW
National Editorial Association
Oregon State Editorial Association
Oregon Newspaper Conference
Lane County Publishers ’ Association
FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 1923~
Occasionally we hear someone in
Cottage Grove »ay: “A fellow
hasn’t much of a chance to get
ahead in thia world unless he is in
business for himself.” And when
we size that same fellow up we find
that nine times out of ten he isn’t
trying half as hard to get in busi
ISN’T IT A FACT
ness as he is to get out of work.
The trouble with the average
That you have probably noticed
that every time you pick up a paper young man of today is that he imag
nowadays that you see some picture ines the man who owns a business
of some football squad or a column has a soft snap. He sees the busi
write-up »boat those who will play ness man or the street during busi
on the team this year. Sure you ness hours, and takes it for granted
have. But did you ever notice that that ho is depending solely on his
you never see a write-up of the boy employes to run the place and make
who is the best mathematician in money for him and furnish him an
his school or the champion speller oxcuse to loaf. He never seems to
in his class. Of course you haven’t. realize that the business man
Then you turn the paper over and doesn’t work by the clock, and that
read where sixteen high school girls many times when employes have
gave a party and the dining room rolled down their sleeves for the
was decorated with the class colors day and departed the owner of the
and the lunch was served by tho establishment has to spend long,
leading cafenet at (2.00 per, ano tiresome hours figuring out prob
was the talk of the school for the lcms the employes never have
next three months. You bot you face.
Being in business for yourself
have read about this.
thing you have never read about means depriving yourself of many
you can enjoy if you are
is One of these girls making her
mother a gingham dross or darning working for someone else, and some
several pairs of stockings for her one else has to worry about where
Oh no, mother the money to meet the pay-roll is
can do this. And then you turn coming from. Being in business for
your paper over again and see where yourself means carrying upon yoûr
some twenty-one year old boy has shoulders responsibilities far great
been sent to the penitentiary for er thau the salaried man knows any
fifteen years for stealing an auto thing about. There is a vast differ
mobile or holding up a bank aud ence between drawing a pay enve
some twenty year old girl bus just lope aud making a pay envelope
been granted a divorce from her possible. Learn to save something
second husband and will shortly from that pay envelope each week.
wed the leading town sport of Hoot Learn to do your work so the man
ville. Yes, you read this every day, I, you are working for will see that
aud then you turn over your paper,, you are interested in the business.
again and see where some noted 1 Learn to manage your own affairs
philosopher says our school system ,- successfully and you'll be far hap
than if you were "iu business
is .the best in the world. Then you I pier
lay down your paper and think to for yourself. ’ ’
yourself of the school days of yes
terday wheu they did not have foot THE PASSINO OF THE PANCAKE.
ball players and pink tea parties
We read where a pancake-eating
and wonder how it was that the old
time school ever turned out such contest was recently hold in an
noted men and women us Susan B. ¡Eastern town and a native consum
Anthony, kUiu Wheeler Wileox, Gun ed 73 so-called pancakes. And that
id Webster, Abo Lincoln, Horace news reminds us tliut we are living
Greeley, and thousands of others in a mighty sorry uge. It ¡ b proof
who have gone down in history.—-Mt. that the paueake of today, or at
least the Eastern kind, are not the
Veroaa 8; 1>.) NewB.
■same brand of pancakes Cottuge
WHEN WE PULL TOGETHER Grove folks used to know in days
gone by. For no man living, no
Maybe one of tho reasons we ship-wrecked sailor or cinder-cover
don’t get more needed improve ed trump, could have consumed 73
manta in Cottuge Grove is that too of those rich, thick, delicious pan
many of us are quick to jump at cakes of old any more thun he could
the conclusion that it is going to swim tho Atlantic ocean.
benefit the other follow more than never wus a farmhand hungry
it will him or that it will serve to enough to get away with anything
enhance tho value of property in like that number. Plainly, the old
which he is not directly interested. time pancake seems to have passed
No matter what part of the town into memory. It has dwindled and
wo may live in, we are benofitted shrunk and shriveled aud contracted
by tho imnroveiuent of any street to the point where an ordinary man
or »idewdlk in any other part of can eat 73 of them at one time and
town. It may not mean actual still live! Surely times are chang
dollars a ad cents benefit. But a ing, and old friends, including the
chuck-holo filled here or a bad piece old fashioned pancake, are rapidly
or paving repaired there makes a passing away.
better town-wad the bettor the
town the more valuable our own
A GOOD TRADEMARK.
property becomos. If a street light
is needed in u distant. part of town
When you go into a store to buy
from that in which we bve it is an I supplies you don’t say “I want a
improvement deserving of our sup sack of flour, ” or “ give me a
port, whether we ever see it lighted j cake of soap. ” You call out the
or not. Maybe someone 111 that name of the flour and tho name of
very part of town needs that par the soup, because you know those
ticiatar tight to enable him to get I mimes stand for a certain type of
down town and transact business. flour and soap, goods with a repu-
'And maybe tJie dollar ho spends I tation. Every merchant has n firm
when he dues get down town will name or a name for his store, and
be handed us in payment of u debt he is proud of that name. Then
owed by tho man he spent it with.' why should not the farmer be proud
There's no man living who cun enough of his farm and the pro
future the value of town improve ducts that come off of it to give
ment beoause improvement benefits that farm a name? With a name
live up to,
‘ " in a wide
-1- circle, __
L, to _____
„ _ a . reputation
______ to main
value comes from so many sources tain, the farmer will take a new
• • to trace them
■___ | pride
:_____ and a new inter-
that * we are unnble
~ ^R The ~ sensible thing is ‘ to under oat in his business. ~ Helei't—un_ap
KEM’S for DRUGS
Genuine Reduced Prices on Our Regular Stocks for
January Clearance—Here Are Real Savings to You
WOMEN’S ODD SIZE
OF ODD SIZE WOMEN’S
Regular $4.00 to $5.50 ox
fords and pumps in good
styles—a new lot just on
sale this week.
ALL REMAINING COATS
FOR WOMEN AND
$35 plush coats now . $19.50
$15 plush coats now.. $9.00
$18 wool velour coat ...$12.50
$11.50 to $12.50 misses’
coats now......... .............. $6.95
$4 children’s coats....... $2.95
OF REMNANTS AT
CLEARANCE SALE ONE
LOT OF WOOL DRESS
GOODS, $1.49 YD.
Nice quality kid shoes are
these in black and brown.
There are not many but the
styles are good.
56 to 60 inches wide and
pure wool. Good colors suit 42 to 48 inches wide and all
able for spring coats and wool. Good colors but not a
outing skirts. Regular value
$3.75 to $4.50 a yard. On complete range.
sale at............................. $2.95 $1.75 to $2.25 a yard values.
JANUARY SALE FELT
SLIPPERS FOR MEN,
WOMEN AND CHILDREN
ONE LOT OF WOMEN’S
UNION SUITS, 89c
Regular $1.75 to $1.95 values
now pair................ _.......$1.39
Regular $1.25 values
Lot children’s slippers.. 69c
Regular $1.25 value; size
range 34 to 44. These unions
are splendid spring weight;
Colors green, white, black ;
material of fair quality
sateen. Former regular price
$1.75 to $1.95.
Odds and ends in silk, wool
and cotton remnants of
many weaves—yardage is
plainly marked—just take
one-half regular price.
WOMEN’S DRESS SKIRTS
Just one-half the regular
marked price for quick and
complete clearance. Some of
the styles were new in the
last season, all are good.
Here Good Savings
All muslin and cambric
underwear reduced one-
third off regular price.
One lot men’s $12.50 to
$16.00 logger boots, odd
sizes, on sale per pr.. $9.50
All men’s silk or cotton
dress shirts reduced in
regular price............... 20%
This sale is a sale for genuine clearance of winter merchandise with
genuine reduced prices to you as an inducement to you to buy now.
25c cans cream pumpkin, 12 cans.
20c cans fancy tomatoes, 12 cans...
25c cans fancy peas, 12 cans...........
cans fan-jy apricots, 12 cans.....
cans fancy corn, 12 cans.........
cans fancy peaches, 12 cans....
cans sliced pineapple, 12 cans.
cans tomatoes, 12 cans...........
All men’s winter under
wear reduced in regular
All overcoats and macki
naws reduced in regular
price ...................... 25%
THE REXALL STORE
Corner of Sixth and Main Streets
“EVHRY DAY IN EVERY WAY WE ABE GETTING
reduced in regular
reduced in regular
Best weight yard-wide
percales a yard............. 21c
All men’s wool shirts
reduced in r e g u 1 ar
price .......................... 25%
All men’s rubber boots
every style, reduced in
regular price............... 20%
All winter underwear
reduced in r e g u la r
price ............ ........... 25%
Buy Canned Goods by the Dozen During January Sale Here
Men’s 50c heavy wool
work socks on sale at
Men’8 outing flannel night
gowns reduced in regular
price .......................... 20%
All sweaters reduced in
regular price............... 25%
SALE NOW ON FOR BALANCE OF JANUARY
Regular $1.95 to $2.25 a
a yard messalin and taf
feta on sale at...... $1.79
R< gular 35c 32-inch ging
ham on sale a yd...... 29 %c
Regular $1.00 a pair foot
rubbers on sale a pr....85c
JANUARY CLEARANCE OF ALL WINTER BEDDING AT
20 TO 25 PER CENT SAVING
including quilts, cotton and wool blankets, comforters, bed spreads.
WOOL AND COTTON BLANKETS
$2.25 values now
$2.95 values HOW.....
$4.25 values now.....
$7.00 values now.....
$8.50 values now.....
$10.50 values now
COMFORTERS AND QUILTS
Regular $2.75 values now....
Regular $3.75 values now.......
Regular $5.00 values now.......
BETTER AND BETTER0 PREPARED IN OUR NEW
Regular $1.75 wool and
silk stockings on sale at
a Pa>r.......................... $1.39
Regular $1.25 wool stock
ings on sale a pair..... 98c
LOCATION TO CARE FOR YOUR NEEDS.
New stuck is arriving daily to fill the gaps made
during the holiday period ami through inability to care
for this during moving. Another week to ten days
us Imek to normal.
Watch Us Grow
With your help we can build for you the kind of
drug store you want Cottage Grove to boast and one
you’ll be proud to recommend.
YOURS FOR A BIGGER, BETTER. BUSIER BUSINESS
KEM’S for DRUGS
men’s and boys’ shoes not
otherwise on special sale.
regular prices on all shoes
tor girls and women not
propriate name, such as ‘‘Happy
Hollow,” or "Maple Grove,” or
I ‘ ‘ Rock Spring, ’ ’ something along
i that line, and paint it on the bare
I ir nice letters so those who pass
may see it and know thereby that
I you are progressive and believe in
j the product you have to sell. There’s
no reason why every farm around
Cottage Grove shouldn’t have an ap
propriate name. It’s your trade
mark, aud folks will very soon learn
j the value of it.
surroRT or cannery
Cottage Grove, Ore., Jan. 16.—(To
the Editor.)—I attended the recent
annual meeting of the stockholder»
of the Cottage Grove canaery and
wan much disappointed at the poor
attendance and the seeming lack of
in thoae who did attend.
THE QUALITY STORE- good
and I am going to offer a few sug mng seasou. And I am sure there
gestions and opinions which I hope is a market for every can that cau
will be helpful in the upbuilding of be put up. I believe three-fourths
our cannery, but not in criticism of of the p-ople in the east have neve-
tasted loganberries. Canned black
the (>ast management.
When I first came to Cottage berries, also, are almost unknown
Grove eight years ago the Eugene in all of the eastern states that 1
cannery was very
anv, visited last summer. And if all the
utile, if any,
today. . In people
I talked with last summer
thau our plant is today.
the”»hurt time that I have lived in in tho three months I waa east, I
_ has found inly about half a dozen who
grown front almost nothing to an had «ver eaten canned prunes. A
institution of which Lane county little advertising is all that is
and the stats of Oregon may well needed to market all the fruits and
feel proud. And I know of no good i vegetables we ca 1 raise and pack
■ eason why our cannery can not do I talked with the manager of what
lihewiae, so that in eight or ten ( is claimed to be the latgest store
years it will be as large as the Eu ir the northwest—the Ontario store,
i of Grand Fork*. N. D-, aud he raid
gene plant is today.
We have the soil and an abun I his ho it*- sold only about two rases
of blackberries * yeir in a city of
________ ______ _______
can raise enough fruits and veg over 15,000. I sold about 500 cases
e tab les ta keep a very large ranaery ‘ cf blackberries in a small town of
running throughout the entire can-¡about 1200. That goes to show what
“little advertising will do. I think
■* of our cannery should ero^^ithout* the 77a °f ,h‘8 year’’
,1,.. it will take
’>’nout the cold storage plant
increased so that
care of every pound of fruits and The capacity of the . H
vegetables that can be produced.
l*ur °r prune,
should be allowed to go to waste, I
sad people should be encouraged to
plant mo-e every year.
I think the management of the
cannery should accept every cob
tract .or produce offered by stoch '
holders the coming season and ask tn keep
for more. There was some talk at »nd nigkt at ?„.*? "‘"“j"« day
the annual meeting of trying to sell I •rrangements are Lade"’
■ore stock to increase tie cap. city '
Cottage Grove hae a bMatifni
or the cannery, sad I for
e camp ground and I ku
bUyiB« ‘ fe*
e em for the rkm 1 believe work
cannery would be glad
e*“P for a 'few
needed badly but I
run north south
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