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MICES OF TRAFFIC OFFICER
DROPPED FOR PRESENT
_____________ COTTAGE GROVE, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, FRI DAY, JULY 6, 1923
MRS. A. E. FOSTER AVAILS
SELF OF OPPORTUNITIES
OF BOOSTING FOR OREGON
LOCALS TIE EUGENE FOR FIRST
PEACE IN EEAGUE
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NO SERIOUS AUTOMOBILE
ACCIDENTS OCCUR TO MAR
4TH CELEBRATION HERE
Few automobile accidents marred
Trip From Cottage Grove Made in the Fourth of July celebration und
none of thoso occurred during the
Slightly Over Five Hours
program in charge of tho committee.
of Easy Driving.
During the evening Jack Beager’s
I bug disputed the Fifth stTMt inter-
I section with tho E. O. Saltzman
A motor trip to Newport has be I car und lost a wheel in the en-
come a thiug of pleasure, which is I counter. It was said that the Salts-
much different than it wus not over ' man car had tho right of way.
three years ago. The macadam
During the afternoon a tourist
roads from Corvallis west are for ear cut the corner from Gibbs ave
the most part excellent und on tho nue north onto Ninth and was
grades through tho mountains the rammed by a car driven by a young
road has been widened so that cars man by the name of Cole. The
can pass without danger. Most of tourist car, a Buick, lost a front
the hairpin curves have been re wheel. The driver of the car de
moved und a drivor is no longer manded damages from tho drivor
kept on the qui vivo for four ho of tho car which hnd rammed him.
may meet a reckless drivor on a Wm. Patten, a former traffic offi
sharp, narrow curve. The trip from cer, happened to witness tho acci
Cottage Grovo to Newport can be dent. Ho explained rather forcibly
made in slightly over five hours of to the tourist thnt tho accident was
oasy driving. A few years ago the result of a traffic violation on
eight or nine hours was good time. his part and that if any damages
The city of Newport is sprucing were coming ho, the tourist, was
up considerably. Streets are being tho one to pay them. Tho tourist
improved and thore has boon some said no more, purchased a now
wheel and went on his way.
Elmer Mottor sustained severe in
The former deep sand road just
whon the car ho was driving
out of Newport is now a fino mac
adam highway over which motoring overturned in making a sharp turn
is a pleasure instead of an abomi on tho Coast fork read near Lon
don. He wus brought to the city
nation as before.
The Newport commercial club is in an unconscious condition nnd
doing much to advertise their sum taken to the office of Dr. Frost,
mer resort, which is being patron whore it was found that the right
ized more than ever before by tho side of the head and the right hip
motorist. The club is overlooking had been injured. Mr. Mounce, an
ono bet, however. It should have other occupant of tho car, sustained
read signs posted between Corvallis minor injuries. Mr. Mutter said tho
and Philomath. Evon the motorist wheels of tho enr locked ns ho
who has been over the road before made tho turn.
is several times at a loss to bo cer
tain which road to take. Many
make the trip at night, whon tho
lack of road signs is quito irri
Mrs. A. E. Foster is visiting at
Council Receives Petition Signed by Spring Valley, Wis., but she contin Junction City Loses to Cottage Grove
ues to be a booster for the famous,
400 Citizens; Body Ma.int.iin«
in Independence Day Game
fertile, fruitful Willamette. She
writes that had she completed vis
iting her relatives she believes she
would have started home at once
WOMEN OF CITY GIVEN CREDIT
Cottage Grove, for the present at when the recent storm broke there.
Cottage Grove tied Eugene for
FOR QUALITY OF PARADE
least, is without a traffic officer. Rhe says: "Saturday night’s storm first position in the Willamette
WHICH IS DECLARED
This is in the face of the peculiar —rain, wind, thunder and light league by winning the Fourth of
situation that the police officials ning—was simply awful.
New July gamo from Junction City. The
of the city remain firm in their Richmond got the worst of it but it score was 8 to 5.
statement that they cannot handle did quite a bit of damage between
Neither team scored until tho
the traffic situation, that evory Elmwood and Weston. It has been third inning. Tho visitors got two
member of the council und every storming for four days and Harry across in tho first half and in the
city official is of the opinion that has pulled two cars out of the ditch second half, with one on, Earl Hill,
a traffic officer should be main by his gate. The roads hero are of with the only home run of the
tained and that the position of dirt, just wide enough for cars to game, tied the score. In the fourth Cottage Grove Wins Ball Game;
the council has been supported by pass, and are high in the center. the visitors added two more, theo
Ralph Hand Wrestles Ted
State Traffic Officer Raffety, who As a consequence when two cars at tho locals camo across with four
Thye to a Draw.
has stated thnt his office could give tempt to pass they usually go into and at no time thereafter did tho
almost no assistance in regulating the ditch to stay. One young man locals lose the lead, although both
traffic in the city.
whom Harry was pulling out of n teams got out of several tight
Something over 3000 visitors de
The peculiar situation wus brought ditch was saying uncomplimentary places. Errors were numerous on clared Cottage Grove’s celebration
about when a petition was presented things about tho roads and I told both sides.
the greatest siuee Cornwallis sur
at the regular moeting of the coun him we hud much bettor roads in
Heck, at short, mado a pretty rendered to Washington, lmcnl peo
cil Monday night, signed by some Oregon. ‘Well,’ he said, ‘I’m going catch of a low one. He had to ple, augmenting the crowd by prob
■100 business men and citizens of there this fall,’ and his wife said, reach so far he lost his footing ably 2000, were equally as enthusi
the city and nearby territory ask ‘ Let’s go right now. ’ I said, ‘ Re but held onto the ball.
astic. There was so much doing that
ing that the city dispense with a member this night whon you hit
The box score:
no one could see all and find any
traffic officer entirely. A letter was Columbia highway and Pacific Junction City—
R H E time to eat. Automobiles crowded
read from T. A. Raffety, head of highway. You will see rain there
1 1 onto the streets by the hundreds.
the state traffic department, and but not this racket—no wind, Parkinson, cf.................... 1
Gothens, 2b........................ 1 2 0 Members of tho Fourth of July com
this was filed with the petition. thunder or lightning. ’
mittee assisted tho local police of
Mnyor Brund announced that both
“Grain crops look fine hero but Kelsey, 1b.......................... 0 3 1 ficers in regulating traffic and
would be referred to a special com it’s so hot the nights arc terrible.” Peterson, 3b...................... 0 1 0 there were no accidents until aftor
Lee, If............... .................. 0 0 1
mittee of the council and that un
Street, rf-p........................ 1 1 0 the committee’s part of tho celebra
til that committee’s roport should
Jensen, sb ............................ 1 2 1 tion had been completed.
be made a traffic officer would be
The day started with what, in
Watson, c............................ 0 0 0
dispensed with. No discussion of
point of quality, probably was the
the petition was entered into.
best parade ever put on here. The
In contrast with the fact that
5 10 4 parade committee gave tho women
every member of the present city
R H E and women ’a clubs the larger part
council favors tho employment of a
of tho credit for its success. Cap
traffic officer, among signers to None of Local Boys on Sick Report Brumbaugh, If.................. 2 3 1 tain G. A. Proctor was marshal of
King, 2b.............................. 0 1 1
the petition to remove tho traffic
During Entire Encampment;
Hili’’ lb................................ 1 3 0 the day. Tho band led the parade,
officer were George O. Knowles, J.
One Gains 11 Pounds.
Cullers, rf............................ 0 1 0 members of the G. A. R. and Com
II. Chambers, T. C. Wheeler and
Patterson, cf...................... 0 1 1 pany D following. Next came the
A. W. Kime, former mayors; S. V.
patriotic floats of G. A. Sanders
Allison, Nelson Durham and J. W.
The crack company out of 6500 Heck, ss.............................. 1 1 0 (first) and Company D (second)
Vealcn, former councilmen.
mon was the reputation that Com Smith, c.............................. 1 1 0 and the fire truck. These were fol BEDE TENDERS RESIGNATION
Tho presentation of tho volumi pany D brought home from annual Cutsforth, 3b...................... 0 0 2 lowed by tho business floats of the ^pT COUNCIL DEFERS ACTION Cottage Grove Takes Long End of
nous petition, coupled with the fact encampment. It thus maintained Turpin, p._____________ 3 2 0 Gray Goose tea room (first), Um
4 to 2 Score Despite Injury
Tho resignation of Elbert Bode
8 13 5
that not a person was present to the reputation which Cottage Grove
to Star Backstop.
phrey & Mackin (second), Earl Mo as a member of the council from tho
Bases on balls—Off Williams 1, tor company, Ostrander & Mc
c.-pouse the retention of a traffic military organizations have always
third ward was presented at tho
off Street 1, off Turpin 2.
u. fiver, although it was well known had.
Queen, Nelson’s Service Station,
Strikeouts—By Turpin 5, by Wil Long & Cruson and Graham’s Pic Monday night meeting of tho coun
that the petition was to be pre
The reason that tho local com
Although Cottnge Grove captured
cil. That body deferred action
sented, leti the council in a quan pany mado that reputation was be liams 3, by Street 2.
tho long end of n 4 to 2 score Sun
First base on errors—By Junction
dary. To refuso to grant the peti cause when the company was given
day in tho baseball game with
Next followed the Goddess of Lib before it.
tion would leave tho council in a anything to do every man jack City 5, Cottage Grove 3.
Wendling on the Wendling diamond,
erty (Miss Bernice Brainard) and
position of refusing the expressed jumped to his post nnd did his lovel
her retinuo and tho speaker of the Bode, who has served but six the loss of Davis, catcher, whose
wishes of a majority of those who best to get it done with military
day, Professor E. T. Reed, of Ore ■ months
t t't HI, OX" leg was broken in tho sixth inning,
of a iUUX-JUUt
had expressed an opinion, while to precision and accuracy.
BLOOMER GIRLS’ BASEBALL
gon Agricultural college.
that a was keenly felt by tho local team.
grant it would be to surrender its
Company D participated in two
TEAM WILL PLAY LOCALS
Following these came the social nowspaper, especially when it is Davis’ injury resulted from n slide
responsibility for the policing of the attacks upon an imaginary enemy.
at third base.
club floats: Mothers’ club (first),
Preceding the maneuvers by the
The Western Bloomer Girls’ base M. P. G. club (second), 8. T. 8. tho only ono in tho community,
Undaunted by the handicap Cot
It is quite remarkable that despite national guard troops, regular army ball club, which is making an ex club and LaComus club. Tho two should bo free to discuss public tago Grovo scored twice in tho
the lieung thut has been engen mon gave a demonstration with tensive tour of this country and not winning prizes were worthy of questions, especially thoso U]X)II
seventh whon Wendling went to
dered over the retention of a traf loaded ammunition, using mortars, Canada, will moet tho Cottago Grove special mention and tho judges which a community may be di sleep with the ball in their posses
fic officer there have been few four tanks mounted with machino mon ’a baseball team in this city must have had a difficult time se vided, without bins
being influenced by the fact that sion. Wendling tallied in the eighth
harsh words spoken und despite a guns nnd other paraphernalia of Tuesday afternoon, July 10. Tho lecting the winners.
its editor holds a position in a but was unable to ovorcomo the
wide variance of opinion freely ex war.
game will be played at 3 o’clock
Following these came tho frater body which must mako decisions lead of Cottnge Grovo.
When the boys arrived homo at on Stouffer field.
pressed a friendly attitude towards
In winning from Wendling Cot
nal floats, Rebekahs (first), Con
each other has been maintained by 5:30 Sunday morning they had not
This group of girls plays a won stellation club (second) and Wom upon such questions. He explained tage Grovo retained second place
further that holding a position on
hnd a sick man during tho entire derfully interesting and scientific en ’s Relief Corps.
the opposing factions.
tho longue, being ono game be
the council requires more time than
nbsenco and one man had gained game of ball, it is said by those
Columbia (Miss Dorris Sikes) in he will in the future be able to hind Eugeno.
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11 pounds. Karl Mills, as mess sor- who have seen them in action. Kate her chariot drawn by white horses
Other games Sunday wore:
I UPPER VALLEY LEAGUE
goant, made a hit with the men.
Becker is the star lady pitcher of followed these.
At Springfield: Eugene, 5; Spring
tho world and is supported by a
The noxt entry was “Avery and
team composed of the very best Emily” and “Walt und Skeezix,” FIRST CAR MAKES TRIP
At Roseburg: Roseburg, 6; Suth
858 SPREAD OF EARWIG PEST
ACROSS WILLAMETTE PASS erlin, 3.
TO FARM IS BEAL MENACE players that money can hire. C. E. in thoir comic picture cross-count ry
Baker, manager of the club, has race. Avery and Emily were rep
At Harrisburg: Ilnrrisburg, 8;
H. H. Lindstrom, traveling sales Junction City, 1.
Should the European earwig been hero during tho pnst week resented by Elbert Bede and Mrs.
571 spread to the fruit and trucking making arrangements for tho gnme Ida Veatch and Walt and Skeozix man with headquartors in Eugene,
429 furins of Oregon it will bo little with Earl Hill, manager of the lo by N. J. Nelson and little son. is the winner of tho silver cup of Find Nice Auto Camp at Bandon.
Junction City -------
They won the prize for best sus fered by tho Eugene Automobile
The O. M. Kent family, camped
143 short of a catastrophe, reports A. L. cal team.
Sutherlin -------- -----
Dealers’ association to the first mo at the auto park at Bandon, have
000 Lovett, entomologist of the O. A. C.
Wendling ......... —....
experiment station. It has proved TOURIST BADLY BURNED
Private entries came next, prizes torist crossing Willametto pnss this written to Tho Sentinel the follow
to be more numerous and voracious
WHEN GASOLINE IGNITES going to Wm. Thum und the tele yenr. Lindstrom did net. know of ing: “Arrived here yesterday and
phone girls. There were a number the prize offered, but henrd that located in public park. Fine camp
I ROSE BUSH GRAFT GROWS I in the infested regions of the west
than in its own native European
D. J. Oakes, of Pastentn, Calif., of particularly attractive cars in tho pass was open and thought to ground one milo from city on bluff
| BLOOMS FIRST YEAR; HIGH
cut off some of tho distance. Two overlooking tho sea. It is sheltered
is in the Cottage Grovo auto camp this class.
| SCHOOL GIRLS DO WORK | home.
The pest was first reported from suffering from severe burns sus
Tho sweet pea demonstration other cars hoping to do tho same from wind nnd we have wood,
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Albany in 1916 and in the following tained Monday afternoon and may brought up the roar, prizes for came across with Lindstrom. The water, tables and good neighbors all
Grafting rose bushes is not a part seven years has established itself in have to remain here several weeks. which are announced elsewhere.
trip through the puss roquired three for two bits a day. Have not
of tho instruction given to the ag Portland, Albany, Corvallis, Eugene,
He had drawn some gasoline from
Tho judges were persons from days and never could have been ac enught n whale yet but will ns soon
ricultural classes of Cottage Grove Gresham, Salem, Roseburg and pos undorneath the main tank of his ear outside the city.
complished had there been only one ns we got our furniture properly
high, but a graft of this kind was sibly Astoria. Its habits and his nnd tho sleeves of his shirt hnd
Patriotic exercises wore held in car, according to the winning mo placed end household duties properly
made this spring by two girls who tory are such as to lead one to ex become saturated with tho volatile tho park immediately following the torist. J. M. McCnusland, also of functioning. When we succeed in
were members of the class and the pect it to appear in other towns fluid. When he lighted n match to parade. Patriotic music was led by Eugeno, mado the first trip over filling the groat emptiness caused
unusual thing about it is that the and even in the horticultural and start his fire his clothing ignited. L. Harvey, supported by a male McKenzie pass, also winning u sil by tho jolting from Coquille horo
portion grafted on produced flowers trucking districts of the state.
Other campers subdued the flames chorus. Mrs. Bessie Sutcliffe pre ver cup.
nnd get The Sentinel our cup of joy
this year. It is unusual for fruit
Eating the foliage and fruit of by wrapping clothing about Mr. sided at the piano. II. J. Shinn of
will be full to running over.
grafts to produce the first year many kinds of orchard trees, get Oakes. Both of his hands nnd both ficiated as chairman and Mayor WATCHMAN FOR CRESWELL
but it is possible thnt rose bushes ting into lettuce and cabbage heads, arms, however, were severely burnod. Andrew Brund extended a cordial
CROSSING IS CONSIDERED
Lone Bidder Gets Two Contracts.
are not so touchy.
feeding on strawberries on the
welcome to all visitors. Tho invoca
E. Mercer, of Eugene,
Tho girls who performed the op ground and attacking tho potato REGISTRATION STATIONS
The state public service commis has Charles
tion and benediction were given by
been awarded the contracts for
eration arc Muriel Young and Paul crop arc some of its doings. It will
sion held a hearing at Creswell yes
FOB CABS ESTABLISHED Rev. J. II. Ebert.
rocking the Cushman-Florence road
ine Smith. They performed the op make potato growing nearly or
Professor E. T. Reed, of O. A. terday afternoon to consider argu and the Ada (llcnadn road at
eration for their own amusement quite impossible except with much
C., gave the address, his subject ments for and against maintaining *16,602.50 and *15,172.50 respective
while the class was bung instructed eenirol work in infested sections.
37 of the Oregon motor vehicle law, being “America's Responsibility for a watchman at tho Southern l’a ly. Both bids, although they were
in fruit tree grafting. Tho rose
Like its near relative, tho cock
World Peace.” He pictured America cific crossing. It was proposed at
bush upon which the graft was roach, the earwig is nasty in its all motor vehicles licensed in other as the dominating power of the first to build an ovorheud crossing the only ones submitted, were con
states or countries must be regis
made is in the yard of E. J. Ed feeding habits. It feasts on and tered in Oregon within 72 hours world, tniancially, morally and in just north of that city to eliminate sidered reasonable by tho county
wards, tho instructor. Tho graft crawls through rotting fruits nnd after operation of same commences man power. “No nation in the tho dangerous grade crossing but court.
was made onto the bush from which vegetables, garbage, sewage and ex within this stato. For the conven world,’’ he said, “would dare go to the commission decided against it.
the bud was cut.
creta, then finds its way into the ience of nonresident owners in reg- war if it knew that doing so hnd
A hearing will be hold in Hnlem a,...........
PORTLAND TO SET STATE
house where it crawls over and storing their motor vehicles, regis the disapproval of America.” He tomorrow to determine whether or
EXAMPLE IN MATTER OF
through all kinds of food and
not Lane county shall pay a jxirtion
MACKIN, AMATEUR BONE | clothing, nibbling as it goes. It trations stations have been estab pleaded for participation in world of the coat of extra work on tho
CLEANING UP OI WEEDS
BUSTER ADDS R. B. HANNA
gets into beds, shoes, wardrobes, ment, capitol building, Salem; 101 would make our disapproval felt overhead crossing at Divide made
TO HIS LIST OF VICTIMS
dishes, till the frantie householder court houso, and 101 Broadway, when nation’s threaten to don their noccssary by tho fact thnt tho piers
Portland Oregonian: Funds for
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♦ is nauseated. Property loses vnluc,
bundling the annuul weed cutting
Portland; chamber of commerce, armor. His address was a stirring arc not down ot solid foundation.
Ralph Hand, local contender for renters move out, sales are checked. Medford; commercial club, Pendle one and he also scored activities
campaign were mado available to
City councils and community im ton; city hall, Ontario.
middleweight wrestling honors, has
City Commissioner Barbur yesterday
at home thnt threaten to divide the TED THYES CAMP HERE ON
nothing on Sam Loophole Mackin provement clubs are urged to take
by the city council. A totui of
concerted action when the pest first
*8000 was appropriated to be used
as a bone crusher.
The women of the city held a
Sam Loophole added another vic appears and communicate with the
during tho season and a foo of 50
THINKS OF FRIENDS HEBE sweet pea show throughout the day,
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Thye arrived
tim to his list during the past week station on means of combatting it.
a program of small sports was hold Monday evening from Portland by conts for posting of notices on
in a playful encounter with R. B. Prompt reports may save heavy
Hand motor and canntcd in the city auto every lot where weeds must be cut
T. H. Scholer writes from Cali on
Hanna, a clerk in the Umphrey 4 damages.
is expected to return this sum to
fornia that L. H. Slagle, formerly wrestled Tod Thye to a draw and park over the Fourth. Mr. and Mrs. tho general fund by noxt fall.
Mackin store. Mr. Hanna was dem
Cottage Grove won the ball game Thye arc on a vacation trip. Mr.
City Commissioner Barbur de
onstrating the Ralph Hand wrist STOCK JUDGING CONTEST
from Junction City. These events
FEATURE OF 1923 FAIR Grove, Calif., is very feeble but are treated in detail elsewhere. Thye, who is wrestling instructor clared yesterday that property own
lock and Mr. Mackin grabbed a
thnt his mind is clear and he thinks
of tho Multnomah Athletic club ers who allow weeds to remain on
Ralph Hand head scissors. Mr.
Through the courtesy of Walter
A stock judging contest by high often of his Cottage Grove friends. Woodard, the president’s address nnd who recently hold the light vacant property arc violating tho
Hanna made a Ralph Hand lunge
heavyweight championship of the law and nre subject to arrest.
to free himself from the hold, felt school pupils will be a feature of Hentine) although ho is unable to and the Shelby fight returns were
wrestled n draw here on the
“The city will post lota where
something give, slapped the mat, the approaching county fair. All read it himself and hears the news received by the radio st Hotel Bur world,
Fourth with Ralph Hand, popular weeds exist and a 50-cent charge
or counter, or whatever was most boys and girls under 21 years of only as it is read to him by others. tell and the fight returns were locnl middleweight.
to cover overhead costs will be
handy and remarked that he had age are eligible to take part, pro
received by telegraph at the Gray
made,” said the commissioner. “If
hurt himself. The injury did not vided they have not attended an
Goose tea room.
property owners wish to save thia
City Auto Park Road Graveled
bother him much for several days,
The band, whieh furnished music
FOUND NEAR CRESWELL throughout the day, gave an even The city council nt its regular money they can do so by cutting
It is possible that there will be a
when a lump nppeared which, a
physician stated, indicated a frac contest between the boys ’ and girls ’
ing concert, a magnificent pyro meeting Monday night ordered the tho woods and thus eliminate the
The body of an old man, poorly technic display was held from placing of five yards of gravel on necessity of posting.
industrial elubs of the county. It
tured collar bone.
"Tho city cannot cut the weeds
A. C. Spriggs and 8. L. Godard is also possible that prizes will be dressed and badly decomposed, was Mount David «nd the day closed the roadway entrance to the city
on all tho vacant property in tho
are past victims of playful en offered but this is yet to bo de found in an unfrequented spot on a with a grand bell in the armory.
sided by the board of directors of farm near Creswell, where he had
John Groves was granted pormis city and no such attempt will be
counters with Mackin.
ended his life by tying a shoestring Sheriff Turns Over Back Taxes sion to move his house from Fifth made. Whon property owners de
E. J. Edwards, agricultural in around his neck and strangling him
Mary Books Loaned tn June.
More than *43,000 in taxes due and Quincy to Third and Quincy sire tho city to handle tho work
Patrons of the public library read structor in the Cottage Grove self. No marks of indcntification for the years from 1915 to 1922 jrovided Pacific highway is not we will do it and make n reasonable
982 books daring the month of schools, has charge for this end of were found by the coroner.
has been turned over to tho county docked for more than ten minutes charge. ’ ’
treasurer by the sheriff. The small or a detour is provided for traffic
June, C23 being fiction, 16 non the county.
Three thousand people read The
Correct styles always in wedding ent amount for one year was *4536 along the highway.
fiction and 343 juvenile books.
The tonic for the business woriA-- and social stationery at the live for 1915 and the largest *20,896.69
Fines collected totaled 611.10. Ten
The council adjourned till this Sentinel each week.
live wire wan tads.
xxx wire print shop.
you to tell this vast throng!
xxx for 1921.
new cards were issued.
COMPANY D CRACK UNIT AMONG
6500 MEN AT CAMP
DAVIS BREAKS LEG SLIDING TO
THIRD AT WENDLING
MANY ENTRIES MADE IN SWEET
PEA SHOW ON FOURTH
Civic Club Enterprise Big Success:
Cooperation and Interest Dis
played Are Gratifying.
Much interest was shown in the
sweet peu show put on by tho
Civic club as a feature of tho
Fourth of July celebration us wus
attested both in the number of
entries made and in the number of
people who visited the display dur
ing the day. Much satisfaction over
the cooperation of townspeople was
expressed by the committee in
charge, which was headed by Mrs.
l’rizes wore awarded as follows:
Class 1—Largest number of vari
eties: First, Mrs. C. A. Kurre; sec
ond, Mrs. Earl Hill.
Class 2—Choicest variotios: First,
Mrs. G. B. Ditcher; second, Mrs. C.
A. Kurre; special, Mrs. G. B.
Class 3—Choicest peas, any vari
ety: First, Dorothy Eads; second,
Mrs. Charles Beidlor; third, Mrs. C.
Class 4—largest display: First,
Mrs. C. E. Stewart; second, Mrs. C.
Clnss 5—Best vaso eight sprays:
Mrs. G. B. Pitcher.
Class 6—Most artistic display:
First, Mrs. Charles Beidlor; second,
Mrs. G. B. Pitcher; third, Mrs. Earl
Class 7—Most unique display:
First, Dorothy Eads; second, Mrs.
C. A. Kurre; thircL Mrs. Earl Hill.
Potted plants: First, Mary Allen;
second, Mrs. Powell.
Roses: Mrs. Catharino Bader.
Best display of wild flowers by a
boy: First and second, John Car
Best display of wild flowers by a
girl: First and second, Hazel Huff.
Special mention nnd blue ribbons
wore awarded Mrs. Karl K. Mills
for tho most artistic display of
flowers othor than sweet pens,
nnd Mrs. Fahreuwald for a cut
flower, tho Lily of tho Nilo, which
was put on display but not entered
Best decorated bicycle ridden by
a boy: First, Donald Metcalf; sec
ond, Paris Broodlovo.
Bost decorated bicycle riddon by
a girl: First, Ellon Princehouse;
second, Vesta Alstott.
Bost decorated doll buggies: First,
Vera Scott; second, Gonevieve Wood
ard; third, Kathleen Beidlor; fourth,
Adelino Adams; fifth, Eleanor Boyd.
Chain Grocery Branch Coming.
Cottago Grovo has been solocted
ns tho location for ono of the 13
new Martha Washington retnil gro
ceries to bo opened in southern
Oregon between Eugeno and the
California line with Eugeno as head
If you know what you want, use
a wanted will get it for you.
12-ACRE FIELD OF OATS
MORE THAN 6 FEET HIGH
PROOF OF SOIL FERTILITY
D. C. Colo, who has a place above
Dorena, has a field of oats which
proves tho unusual fertility of this
particular section of tho famous,
fertile, fruitful Willamette. All of
it is about six feet high and much
of it stands as much as «even foot.
Mr. Colo has 12 acres of the grain
which ho estimates will yield five
tons of hay to the acre.
IMPROVEMENT NOTED IN
DRIVING CONDITIONS ON
HIGHWAYS OF THE STATE
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Many drivers roport that condi
tions on the highways of tho state
have greatly improved recently nnd
that tho porcontago of reckless
drivers is smaller despite the groat
increase in tho number of cars.
There are yet a few who will over
take and pass cars on dangerous
curves or who will pass a car going
in the same direction whon a car
approaching must slacken its speed
to prevent a collision, but tho num
bor who are burning up the high
way seems to bo much smaller.
Elbert Bede and family drove
home from Newport Sunday aftor-
noon and during the entire trip hut
ono car attempted to pass and that
was a stage. The speed maintained
by the Bede car was at no time
over 32 miles, which would indicate
that all cars on tho road at tho timo
wore keeping within tho speed
—who gets the most for his
—tho person who buys blindly
—or tho person who rends
tho ads and selects the things
ho really want* and needs*
—tho ono who roads tho ads
gets tho best the market
affords and tho most for his
—it always pays to read tho