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COTTAGE GROVE, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY^SEPl'EMBER 7, 1923
MBS. VEATUH, DEMOCRAT.
| DECLINES TO LET REPS.
¡CROWD HER OUT OF JOB
BEER, HIDDEN UNDER LOG
FOR NUMBER OF YEARS.
DEVELOPS REAL WALLOP (
Recollections of days that may be
gone forever were brought to mind
when a Lorane firmer, in clearing
some new land, turned over an old
log and found cached thereunder
several bottles of beer. It was re
membered that at a picnic held
there twelve years ago a bootlegger
hnd hidden his stores under this log.
Evidently these few bottles had
dropped out of sight and had ever
since remained there. The farmer
who discovered them divided their
contents with some of his friends
and it is said that the beverage had
developed quite a kick during the
twelve years it had remained there
waiting to be discovered.
AND IS BEING PLACED
* CALIFORNIA IS COMING .
TO OREGON FOR TREES TO |
| USE IN MAKING SCENERY |
Californian* are beginning to ad
Olson Point* to Fact That mit the superiority of Oregon scen
Every Promise Made Is Be
Last week The Sentinel published
tho statement of a Californian who
admitted that his state had nothing
like Columbia highway.
The traffic problem with whicn
Whon members of the 8. L. God-
This week a resident of Auburn,
cities like Cottage Grove have to
ard family awakened Tuesday morn
Pru Calif., has written to the chamber
contend was illustrated by T. A.
ing they were surprised to find that
of commerce at Eugene asking
Raffety, head of the state traffic
nearly all of it has been hauled to whether it would be possible to
during the night their home had
department, upon the occasion of
tho crest of Mount David, where havo shipped to him a number of
nearly caught fire but that the in
h • visit here last week.
tho oil derrick already had been Mountaiu Ash trees. He said that
cipient blaze had died out. They
He watehod traffic for an hour at
constructed. The work of sotting he saw a number of them, with
were also somewhat puzzled as to
the corner of Main and Fifth
up the machinery will start at once their pretty red berries, when he
how it all happened.
streets. During that time 170 cars
and it is probable that within two passed through thi* section a short
It was found that the electric
passed that point, indicating that
or three weeks actual work of drill timo ago and ho wishes to get them
iron had burned through the table
probably an average of 2000 turn
ing will be in progress. Several started ia his state. The trees will
upon which it had been left but
that corner during each day. Au
carloads of casings are yet to come be shipped to him.
there was no indication of heat
even small percentage of reckless
whon it was found. How it became >»----------------------------------------------- ♦ to complete the outfit.
Californiaus, as a rule, on a tour
or careless driving means that the
SENTINEL WANTS TO GET
Dr. David E. Olson, president of ing trip through Oregon and Wash
heated and how it again cooled off
hazard at this corner alone is a
ITEMS ABOUT CURIOUS OR
the Guaranty Oil company, the op mgtoii have had their eyes opened
were a mystery.
serious one and the same ¡8 equally A-
erators, traveled over a large part as to the beauty ol tho trees aud
This is Mr. Godard’s solution:
MISS PORTLAND WITH HER
true of the corner at Main and
the United States looking for a scenery in these two states nad
One of the children had pulled the
Ninth streets. Theso are the cor
FLOWERS FROM HERE IS
outfit and finally located most of them go home convinced
plug after using the iron but had
Who has a pet that he or she
LIKELY TO WIN PRIZE
ners at which traffic turn into and
this one at Bandon.
left it on the table. Little Eldon thinks a great deal off
that California has uo monopoly in
out of the city.
Dr. Olson and his associates con that line.
♦----------------------------------------♦ had attempted to connect the plug
Has the pot ar interesting his
Of the 170 cars which turned at
Wishing Miss Portland to have
the corner watched by Mr. Raf the best and to be fully oquipped iron heated, a hole was burned in
Does it do things that would be probable outcome of their opera
SUNSHINE STATE AGAIN
fety, 134 gave the correct turning to win the prize, C. A. Bartell saw tho table and the iron and holder likely to interest other people!
tions hore and point to the fact
COMES TO OREGON; THIS
signal, 22 gave a signal which was to it that the young Oregon beauty, dropped part way into this hole,
Perhaps it is a dog which has that every promise made to the
TIME FOR STRAWBERRIES
not plain enough to indicate the on her way to Atlantic City to com turning in such a way that the saved the life of someone or has people here has been kept so far as
intent, 7 gave the wrong signal and peto with the beauty of the nation, plug, insecurely fastened, was dis demonstrated unusual intelligence in it has been humanly possible to ♦--------------------------------------- ♦
7 gave no signal at all. No arrests received a bouquet of Cottage Grove connected and the iron cooled. For seme way.
keep a promise. That will be the
Again California must come to
were made but Mr. Raffety stopped flowers with tho compliments of tunately there were no inflammable
Perhaps it is a mouse or some course to be contiuued by the com Oregon.
those w-ho gave the wrong signal Hotel Bartell. For his pains Mr. materials near the table and it is kind of an oddity that other folks pany, states Dr. Olson. One of the
This time it is for giant ever-
or gave none at all, as well as a Bartell received news items in the probable that tho wood did not would like to hear about.
promises was that drilling would bearing strawberries. Mrs. L. L.
number of those who gave an indis Portland papers and probably will break into flames.
If you have a pet of any kind start within a year. That promise Woolley, who advertised to sell
tinct signal. Nearly all of those receive a rose-scented acknowledge
been beaten by six months. An some plants of this variety, has had
Little Eldon has managed to keep about which an interesting item
who wero stopped thanked Mr. Raf ment from the young woman hrslf. in tho limelight a great deal during could be written, The Sentinel other promiso was that oil in pay more inquiries from the sunshine
fety for his educational talk.
ing quantities woudl ba found with state than she has boon able to fill.
his brief life. He has undergone a would like to hear about it.
Mr. Raffety expressed the opin
in two years. Dr. Olson states that
major operation, he has sustained a
ion that a city having the traffic
they will be months ahead in keep
fractured limb in play with his
ing that promise, barring unforeseen VIRGIL O. HUFF DIES AT
which Cottage Grove has should nt
father and was once c,aught pre
RIPE AGE OF 78 YEARS
all times have a motorcycle traffic
Albany, Ore., Aug. 31.—Ort Irons, paring to make a meal on dyim
officer, a man of judgment, one
J. J. Woodruff, a driller with 12
Virgil Omor Huff died August 30
years ’ experience in a number of oil
who would treat the motorist with Medford aviator, died here late last of the ‘ ‘ candy ’ ’ but had swallowed
courtesy, who would instruct tho night as the result of injuries ho none.
fields, is here ready to begin oper at his homo hero aged 78 year», 2
driver as to the minor infractions received late last evening when the
ations and will superintend tho arne months, 7 days. The funeral was
held Bunday from the Christian
of the traffic law and apprehend airplane he was piloting plunged
tion of the machinery.
Holly Tree Transplanted.
church, Rev. J. E. Carlson officiat
every careless and reckless driver into the Willamette river near Al
Folks on Way to Stricken
Tho holly tree which stood for
ing. Intormont was in the A. F. &
21 Births, 7 Deaths.
and who could be depended upon to bany. Irons was married.
Riding with Irons was James F. nearly half a century on the old
use judgment as to what constitute
The births during August wero A. M.-I, O. O. F. cemetery.
Mr. Huff had been an Odd Follow
reckless and careless driving and (Hap) Blackwell, of Jefferson, Lurch place, which has been cleared
three times as many as the deaths.
who could not be bluffed by anyone catcher for the Albany baseball away for the Earl Hill block, has
Thore were 21 births, of which 11 for 25 years, having passed through
team, who was painfully injured, been moved by 8. L. Godard to his
Cottage Grove had more than a were femalos aud 10 males. There the chairs. He had been a member
whon an arrest should be made.
country place south of the city. passing interest in the destruction were 7 deaths, of which 6 were of the Christian church sinco 16
‘ ‘ A city like Cottage Grove needs but will recover.
years of age and served as doacon
of Yokohama, Japan, because of the males and 1 female.
the restraining influence of the
and older of tho local church of that
presence of an officer. The fewer cussion of the brain. He also suf up with the roots and it is thought fact that Mr. aud Mrs. Harvey
faith for many yoars. He was an
Madden, who had visited here dur PRIZES OF $50 OFFERED
the arrests he finds necessary the
honorary elder at timo of death.
greater his efficiency. The object fractures and other injuries. Black not be in the least retarded, The ing the summer at the home of Mrs.
FOR PATRIOTIC ESSAYS
Mr. Huff was born at Salem, Ill.,
of traffic regulation is largely to well’s nose was broken and three weight of the tree and dirt was Madden’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.
estimated at five tons.
Juno 23, 1845. In his earlier life
Hcmenway, were on their way home
restrain traffic, not to take advan teeth wero knocked out.
Irons was piloting a newly re
at the time and were accompanied Amorican Revolution, is offering a he lived in Missouri. Ho was mar
tage of the motorist in some way to
by Miss Martha Johnson, of Eu scries of prizoB totaling $50 to pu ried at Butler, in that stato, on
get his money. We would rather paired machine which ho recently COUNTY NOW OWNS THE
it woujd not be necessary to make purchased.
EUGENE FAIR GROUNDS gene, former resident of this city pils of high schools of the stato for Nov. 7, 1869, to Miss Mary M. Har
The two men wero seeking the
and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fra essays on the following subject: vey, who survives. Thoy moved to
Nebrasku, thon to Kansu», then to
‘.‘Moro severe traffic regulation body of 13-year-old Chester Kelty,
‘ ‘ The Cuusos Which Brought About
Word has been received from the the American Revolution.” There Philadelphia and finally to Cottage
is coming. Serious accidents are too who had boon drowned one and grounds property which it has rent
numerous and the time is coming one-half hours before. They fell into ed for many years, the deal having steamship company to the effect will be three prizes, $25 for the Grove in 1911. They had been
when a news item concerning a the whter 75 yards below the Wil been consummated Friday whon the that the boat reached Yokohama best, $15 for tho second and $10 wed nearly 54 yoars.
Surviving children aro as follow*:
fatal accident will be real news. lamette bridge at Albany, in shal county court took up the option it safely a day and a half after the for the third best essay.
R. E. Huff, DuBois, Neb.; Mr*.
The toll of life is appalling and it low water, nearly in line with the had on the property. County Com earthquake, tbajsnost of tho pas
The condition* governing this es Cirilio Martin, Detroit, Mich.; Mr*.
is going to be stopped. Punishment
missioner Sharp voted against the sengers remained on board when say contest are as follows:
Pearl Grendinongin, DoRiddor, La.;
will be provided that will make the seen before he sank.
purchase and Commissioner Roney the boat suited almost immediately
The essay must not exceed 2500
careless and reckless motorist take
and Judge Barnard for the pur for Seattle with a large number of words, must be written on one side W. D. Huff, James Huff, Mr*. Elsie
and Mr*. Ada Oakes, of this
heed. Something must be done and
chase. This is probably tho only those who escaped death.
only of paper and accompanied by
Mr. Madden was associated with a statement from the writer’« teach city. W. P. Huff, of this city, is a
will be done to keep the incompe of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Kelty, of time that he and Commissioner Ro
tent away from the wheel of a car. Albany, was recovered.
ney have failed to vote alike on a large firm doaling in railroad, en er that the writer is a pupil in a brothor.
gineering and other heavy ma high school of the state. Tho essay
“In formor days it was thought
Mr. Irons operated a commercial
that the railroads could not help
The price was $20,000 and it is chinery. Because of the present must bo signed by tho writer and
killing people. Many said it never
estimated that tho property, which devastated condition of the country his or her postoffice addross, in
could be stopped. Today you can days several weeks ago.
contains 65 acres, is worth double it is thought likely that they will cluding county, must bo givou.
rido from Portland to San Francisco
the price. The people of tho county return to the states te remain until
Essays should be foiAvarded to H.
Mrs. R. 8. Trask and sons Bur
Library Report for August.
and be as safe as if you were in
authorized the purchase at tho laic
L. Bates, chairman of the commit dick and Daniel visited in Port
Number of fiction books road, general election.
your own home, far safer than if on
tee, Forest Grove, and should roach land Wednesday of last week at
498; non fiction, 18; juvenile, 287,
Mr. Madden is n son of Mr. and their destination not later than the homo of L. L. Lewis. They
The fair board will have no rent
“Railroads found that they could a total of 803. Ninety-four books to pay this year, which fact will Mrs. M. B. Madden, who are mis February 1, 1924. Essay* not com went
there to meet Mrs. J. B. Lewis
do away with killing. Motor traffic were mendod, expenditures were 95 make up for a portion of the $1000 sionaries at Onaka, which is report plying with the conditions stated
and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Oborg, of
will do the same. The public mind cents, $7.35 in fines was collected lopped off of the fair appropriation ed as having been destroyed.
above will not be considered.
Minneaimlis, who are now visiting
will become aroused and clamp on and seven notices were sent out. by the county court.
In awarding prizes the committee at the Trask home. Mrs. Lewis, who
the lid in the form of punishment Glen Schofield presented the library
Bunge Service Station Opens.
will be governed by considerations is the mother of Mrs. Trask and
with 21 books.
that will bring results. ’'
Bunge’s service station, at the of: (1) Originality; (2) Accuracy Mrs. Oberg, is glad to be at homo
Mourning Stamps Coming.
of statement; (3) Manner of treat here again and she and tho Obergs
As a mark of mourning at the
Roseburg Team Victorious.
IOWA PEOPLE VISIT HERE
Quincy avenue, will open tomorrow. ment; (4) Orthography, snytax and have none but words of praise for
WITH FORMER NEIGHBORS
The pistol team from the Rose passing of President Harding, pos Mr. Bunge has erected a fine punctuation; (5) Neatness and log Cottage Grove. They would have
burg machine gun company defeated tage stamps printed in black will building and has one of the finest ibility.
boon much more surprised, they
Mr. and Mrs. Frank True, who the Cottage Grove team in a contest soon be on sale at postoffices service stations to be found any
These »rises are offerod to on- state, with the changes in the little
are motoring about the state on an held here Sunday on tho range east throughout the United States, ac where. “Service with a smile,” is courage ova of country and the city had they not been following its
to word received from
outing, spent the week end with of the eity. The Roseburg team cording
study of its history. Any additional advancement through the eolumn*
Washington. The stamps were put on the motto he has adopted.
George Myers, Miss Nellie Myers made 1072 points aud the local team se.le at Washington and nt Marion,
information which may be desirod of The Beutiuel.
and the Elbert Smith family, and 962. The gisitors ewre treated to a Ohio, the home of the former presi
Carry an ad every week. You will be cheerfully furnished by the
H. J. Shinn, Wm. Thom, Mr*.
went on Tuesday to Foley springs. chicken dinner by the losers. Eight dent, September 1 and a general get more for your money that way. I chairman of the essay committee.
Ilina Beagor, Miss Bonita Beager,
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Bauman, who men were in each of the teams.
distribution of the stamps is now
Mr. and Mr*. Geo. O. Knowles, Miss
are spending a month on a leisurely
Alice Weatherson, J. W. Carman,
tour of the coast, visited over Tues
Japanese Belief Subscriptions,
It is not known the exact time
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Witte and Mr.
day night at the Smith home. All
Those wishing to make contribu that the stamps will be receivod
and Mrs. Charles Gettys formed a
were formerly neighbors at Avoca, tions to the Bed Cross for Japanese here. They will be of the 2-eent de
Bthat spent the week end at
la. The Trues have become enam lelief may do so through Worth nomination only.
an, making the trip by motor.
oured with the Oregon country and Harvey, of the First National bank,
Often we know little of the fame dash and the mile run. The 100 Miss Weathorson, who had been
are now living at Broadbent, in the chairman of the local organization.
of other days of those among us who yards was dono in 10 seconds and hero from Portland visiting at the
CARELESS DRIVING CAUSE
Coos bay country. ~~
OF ACCIDENT AT CRESWELL are living the quiet life while the mile in leas than five minutes. home of her uncle, Mr. Knowles,
for many years a county commis-
younger ones are pushing their way He also won at the samo time tho took tho train home from Roseburg
sioner in his home county in Iowa
An automobile accident happened to fame and also may bo forgot hop, skip and jump championship on the return trip.
and advocated and helped to build
Mr. and Mrs. L. Harvey and
the first reinforced concrete bridge ♦---------------------------------------- ♦ Tuesday evening a mile and a half after they have passed the merid with a record of 47 feet, which
south of Creswell in which a woman ian of life and no longer take an stood for many year* and was only daughter, of thi* city, accompanied
Regular meeting, September 4.
ever greeted in that county.
by Mrs. Harvey’s sister, Miss Lu
Following men named a* mem occupant of one of the cars was active part in the affairs of man. recently increased to over 50 feet.
Bauman is the freight agent of the
The Sentinel intends to dig up
Rock Island railway at Avoca. He bers of citizen*’ budget committee: severely injured and two cars were
In 1881 he defeated Plowboy, tho cile Rand, of Roseburg, returned
the past of a number of its resi- California champion, in tho 100- Monday from a two weeks' outing
has presided at the same desk in G. O. Knowles, Nelson Durham, C. seriously damaged.
The .accident resulted from care dents whom we daily greet without yard dash, in a contest held at ■pent near Mt. Jnne, out from Ru
the same building on the same job A. Stevens, J. H. Chambers, G. W.
for 39 years and is the senior agent McQueen, R. E. Walker and 0. J. lessness on the part of the drivers thinking of what may have been Jacksonville. In the year preceding jada. Mr Harvey got two deer, one
of the cars in passing a horse-drawn their fame of other days. The Sen he had defeated Wickwire, the Cali a four-pointer and one a five-point
of the Rock Island’s Iowa division. Kern.
City attorney instructed to look vehicle. The cars were traveling in tinel would be pleased to have from fornia champion, in the 75-yard er. A beat tinted their camp but
no attempt wa* made to kill it.
FRESHMEN ARE REQUESTED
into legal phases of charging fran opposite directions and both at its readers suggestions for stories dash.
Clarence Boyd and family ar
TO REGISTER SATURDAY chise fees upon through motor tempted to pass the horse-drawn of this kind. • • »
Boone'* last appearance on the
busses using other than Pacific vehicle at the same time.
track was at Mare Island, after hi* rived Bunday from Medford and
over Labor day with rela
Superintendent Hays has request
return from Philippine service. He
become acquainted with F. B. Short - wa* then 42 years of age.
tive*. Mr. Boyd is a »on of 8. W.
Irrigation hours changed to 6 to
ed that those intending to enter
Foundry Building Starts.
high school thi* year in the fresh 8 p. m.
L. Heiner has started the eon- ridge would pick him for a famous
Boone served in the Philippines Boyd and Mr*. Boyd a daughter of
September 17 to 22 designated
man class register Saturday fore
struction on south Tenth street of athlete of othor day*. He seldom during the Bpanish-Amoriean war a* Mr. and Mr*. Charles Brown. Mr.
noon, so as to avoid confusion at clean up week.
a building to be used for * machine refers to the faet himself and near a sharpshooter and remained after Boyd’* father returned with them,
The following bills were audited shop ana foundry which he will ly all of those who were active men the signing of peace with Spain to while Miss Eleanor remained for a
the opening of school Monday fore
noon. He will be at the high school and allowed:
operate. The structure will be of at the time Mr. Shortridge achieved help put down the recalcitrant na visit with her aunt, Mr*, taster
building at that time for that pur 8. L. Godard, labor at the
of galvanized iron, with concrete distinction have passed on or have tives.
..... 4 29.59 foundation and will be 50x60 feet. ceased to tell of the things of
The high school faculty will hold Overholser Lumber Co., lbr.
The eity has been without a other days.
Steel die work. The Routine!.
for walk*......... ............... ___ 53 02 foundry ainee the destruction of the
Mr. Shortridge, familiarly known ticipated with United State* forces
their first meeting tonight and the
20.90 former foundry by fire several as “Boon*,” and named for the
faculty of the grades will meet to I hil Jones, labor
Card of Thank*
famous scout of that name, was also a* a sharpshooter and wa* the
morrow n lght.
We wish to spain express our ap
clamps___________ ____ ___
Practically all arrangements have
nearly half a century ago the first American soldier to get into
action from the wall* of Pekin.
preciation of kindness extended to
been completed for the resumption Sentinel, printing—.. —_ — 12.10
champion foot racer of Oregon and
Heine Goes to North Dakota.
Tn earlier life Boone served in the us at a time of bereavement. Espe
of school activities. Nearly all of G. B. Pitcher, salary and ex. 186.75
California. For 23 years, between
O. H. Heine will leave soon for the age* of 17 and 40, he partici Nez Perce war in Idaho and eastern cially did we appreciate the kind-
the teachers from outside points Mountain States Power Co__ 200.00
Mothers’ club, reat_________ 10.00 North Dakota to attend to the dis pated in event* in the two states Oregon, thi* time a* a scout. At nos* of the men from the logging
J. F. McFarland, salary_____ 100.45 tribution of two carload* of the and retired without having met • that time he wa* given the sobri ramp and of other* who contributed
nirny of floral tribute*.
quet of “Oregon Frank.” It wa* a wonderful airay
Charles Newlin, police______ 46.67 product* of the Cottage Grove can defeat.
Many Attend Harvest Festival
MRS. FLORA M’GEE
Nearly 200 attended the harvest C. E. Frost, health officer— 10.00 nery, which he ha* «old in hi* for
In those day* foot racing wa* a no fault of hi* that he did not get
festival given Saturday night in the Homer Galloway, salary....—.. 100.00 mer home. The car* will contain great «port and Boone to thi* day into the Modoc war in Klamath sptîp
Hebron school house by the Farm Fire Dept., salaries_________ 18.00 blackberries, pear:», prune* and oth earrie* an athletic heart as the re county. He had hi* gun and ammn-
Card of Thanks
ers’ Union local. Among those pres J. E. Young, salary_____— 20.00 er Oregon fruits.
■ult of hi* activities. That mem tier, nition ready and would have been
We desire to thank all those, es
ent were folks from New York and Fi ret National Bank, interest
physician* have told Boone, is about on hi* way with the others had not
The live wire print »hop is always twice its normal size. In 1874, at hi* parent* locked him up. He wa* pecially the I. O. O. F. lodge, for
bonds______________ ___ ♦50 50
California. A play wa* given *nd
ig the illness
their assistance daring
ready to help in the preparation of the age of 19, the Farmer Webfoot, then aged 16.
refreshments were served. The af First National Bauk, interest
fair was well advertised and those
»03.15 advertising and printing copy. Oir as he wa* known, won the cham
Among other honors, Boone is on* and death of our husband
MRH V. O. HUFF
experience may be worth something pionships at the Oregon state fair of the first three white children father.
who attended reported that nothing
Rubber stampe. The Senti «el. tf to yon.
xu in the 75-yard dash, the 100 yard born in the Cottage Grove country. *pt7p
Says Time Is Coming When Acci
dents Will Be Exception
Instead of Rule.
Mrs. Postmaster Veatch has de
cided that the republicans are likely
to be unable to decide which one of
them is best fitted to fill the post
office job, so she has decided to be
at least a dark horse candidate.
While she was appointed to the
position because of the fact that
she was a democrat, she sees no
reason why politics should at this
time have anything to do with the
Mrs. Veatch has filled the posi
tion with considerable ability and
has many friends who hope to see
her retain the position.
The position is under civil service
to the extent that candidates must
pass an examination. The congress
man selects from tho three having
the highest grades.
Little Son Connects Electric Iron
Imperfectly; Iron Makes It*
TURN BACK, IS REPORT
reales of the Town
Celebrities of Other Days
NEW YORK BANK TELLS STORY
OF OREGON MIRY
Gnat Institution Believes That All
Should Know About Their
“Oregou—Where the Trail Ends’’
is the title of an advertisement
published by the Bauk of the Mun-
huttan company in recent issues of
leading New York newspapers.
In a letter to The Sentinel, Har
ry T. Hall, vice president of that
‘ ‘ Keen observer* of our uational
life have commented time and
time again on tho intense pride of
the average Amorican in his own
state and his own city.
“Borno have goue so fur us to say
that we carry it to tho point of
a sectionalism that hinders the de
velopment of the country as a
“Certainly many of us are so in
terested in tho place where we live
und work that we are in danger of
forgetting that there is anything at
all Beyond it* limits.
“It has been said—aud perhaps
with good reusdn—thut this is more
true of Now Yorkers than of men
in any other city.
“At uny rato, the Bank of the
Manhattan company believes thut
tho more New York knows and ap
preciates what is going on in other
parts of tho country, lhe better it
will be for all of us.”
Tho “load” of tho advertisement
reads us follows:
“ Within tho memory of men now
living, tho first prairie sehooner
crossed the plains to Oregou. Today
we seo the viadicution of the faith
that boro tho pioneers onward
through hardships. Luscious apples
curry the state’s fame afar; he-
salmon fisheries help feed tho
world; Oregon raise* inoro raspber
ries and loganberries than any
ether state and is second in plums
and prunos From her forest* coinc
tho nation’s largest production of
shingles and the third largest out
put of lumber. Oregon’s manufac
turing total ut the last census was
“When Oregon’s early settlors
reached their destination, the Bank
of tho Manhattan company was al
ready half a century old. A* trans
portation and communication devol-
oped and Oregon ’» need for banking
service in tho east grow, her pro
ducors found tho bank ready to
help them. ’ ’
Lane School* Are in Lead.
With the standardization of tho
Oakridge high school to conform
with the educational requirements
of tho state thoro aro now a total
of 22 standard high schools in tano
county, which is more than in any
other county in tho stute, according
to a report of E. J. Moore, county
superintendent uf schools.
standard high schools of Lane coun
ty are Pleasant Hill, Lorane, Flor-
once, Crow, Elmira, Waltorvillo,
Walker and Thurston—all union
high schools, The othor district
high school* are Eugene, Hpring-
field, Hunta Clara, Mapleton, Cros
well, Coburg, Cottage Grove, Junc
tion City, Marcóla, Oakridge, Blach-
ly, Doronit, Lea burg und Wendling.
EUGENE FIRM ADVERTISEST
TO PAINT, HANG, MEASURE
WIDOWS OF ANY
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A simple error in a classified ad
published in a recent is*uo of the
Eugene Register produced ludicrous
results. Here is tho ad:
“Screen door* aud widows. Wo
make 'em and paint 'em and hang
’em—and tako the measure», too.
Seaver’s »croon department.’’
It is understood that the firm
publishing the ad has had numerous
inquiries for the measurements on
some of their choice widows. A
number from Cottage Grove huvo
applied for positions in the measur
—every business man know*
what the result would be if
all customer* waited until tho
store was about to close be
fore arriving to do their
—tho roiult would be tho same
if every Sentinel advertiser
waited until tho forms wore
about to close to get in his
—every business man know*
what the reault would be if
every customer waited until the
last minute to let the stores
know whai had to be delivered
a few minute* later.
—the result would be the same
if every advertiser waited until
the last minute to let tho news
paper know how much advertis
ing space had to be delivered
in the paper to be printed a
few minutes later.
—th* fallow who is going to be
escorted to a position on high
accompanied by the heavenly
choir is tho fellow who always
get* hi* advertising copy in at
the earliest possible moment.