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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 3, 1924)
«Cottane (Grove Sentinel
A Weekly Newspaper With Plenty
Bede & Smith.
A first-class publication entered at
Cottage Grove as secund class matter
profitable. Taxes are higher to
day, to be sure, than a couple of
decades ago, but the comforts
that are paid for with tax money
are also vastly greater. No one
would go bark to muddy streets,
flooded basements and all the
other inconveniences in order to
save the difference in his taxes.
Business Office.......... 55 North Sixth
it is—the limitation to one week.
Why not extend it throughout the
It is customary in certain circles
to berate young people, especially
the boys of today, because of their
delinquencies. Various epithets of
disapprobation are applied to them.
They are lazy, rough, violent, law
less and generally incorrigible. The
blame for these conditions is placed
upon the church, the school or the
police; everywhere but the one place
where the blame properly lies—in
Where father and sons are chums
the boys seldom go wrong. When the
father is too absorbed in business
or lodge work or golf, anything
but the home, the boys grow up not
only without proper control but
without right guidance. No lodge
is as important as a boy; and no
business has claims prior to that of
tho lusty youngster in the home.
Nor can father transfer his re
sponsibility to the teacher in the
school room or the judge of the ju
venile court. Frequently boys are
too much under the influence of
women, and not one woman in a
thousand is capable of understand
ing the heart of a boy, especially
in the adolescent years.
We cannot emphasize too strongly
the responsibility of citizenship, but
there is even n greater responsibil
ity, and that is the responsibility
of fatherhood. If Father and Son
week serves to impress upon the'
men of the nation the supreme im
parlance of cultivating the confi
donee and companionship of the
boys it will have served a treinen
(lously important purpose.
In other words, if taxes are twice
as high as they were 20 years ago,
we demand twice as much from our
One year..... 42.25 I Throe mouths 65c
Six months- 1.15 I Single copy— 5c tax money and it is worth twice as
much to live under conditions of to
day which make our existence so
much more pleasant. We can't have
National Editorial Association
Oregon State Editorial Association our cake und cut it. We can’t get
Oregon Newspaper Conference
twice as much as we used to at the
Lane County Publishers ’ Association price we used to pay for half as
THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 1024
The educators of the state, in
annual session in Port hi nd last
PAYING FOR WHAT WE GET. week, reported that the people of
the state are for the so-called frills
A few days ago W. W. Calkins, in education. Education of the
of Eugene, described to members of growing generation consumes half
the Kiwariis club of that city the or more of our tax burden. A com
Eugene of 20 years ago and com mittee reported to the convention
pared it with the Eugene of today. that returns from 155 labor organ
"Tho street» of 20 years ago,’’ izations, granges, women’s clubs and
ho said, * ‘ were seas of mud, the organizations showed there were
ties of an abandoned street cur 131 who proposed no eliminations
line made traffic on the main drug from the curriculum of the elemen
a problem of bumping safely from tary grades, 116 who wanted no elim
one tie to the next, tho sewers were inations made from the high school
wholly inadequate to carry off the courses and none who would favor
surplus water and in no way did it eliminations of ¡»art of the courses
compare favorably with the Eugene in either the high schools or in the
grades. Those who did favor elim
The Eugene Register commented inations in the courses suggested
upon Mr. Calkins’ remarks and we that agriculture, civics and drawing
are struck with the similarity of should not be taught in the elemen
what The Register said to what The tary grades und that teachers ’ train
Sentinel has often said. We do not ing classes, »Spanish, stenography,
suggest plagiarism, but we quote typewriting, bookkeeping, biology,
what Tho Register says merely to French and cooking should be elim
show that those who closely study inated from the subjects taught to
our conditions must arrive at almost the high school students. Votes for
is high time the legislative and
the same conclusion. The Register these eliminations were scattering.
One hundred and forty-six of the judicial authorities began to consid
er the crime (the word is used ad
People spend a vast amount of 155 civic organizations reported ithat
election they found no fad» or frills in the visedly) of drunkenness when driv
yeurs—contrasting the tax rate of courses of the schools, while 133 ing a motor car as something in
today with the tax rate of 20 proposed some additions to the finitely more serious than is drunk
years ago. Contrasts such us were courses, such as oral English and enness under ordinary circumstances.
Prohibition is ns yet too new for
made by Mr.
If a majority of the people of the world old opinion of the drunk
the state do not think that any en man as one to be laughed at,
thing can be cut from our educa pitied perhaps, put to bed to sober
tional program—and we are not up, fined u small sum as a public
finding fault with their judg nuisance, to change, at least over
ment—then no cut cun be made in night.
But drunkenness which can harm
50 per cent of the expense of gov
no one but the inebriated man is
Outside of those seeking public ono thing; drunkenness which is a
office we have heard but few point mounce to all who use tho streets
to specific instances where tax re and roads and which, via the car,
ductions can be made. Of course converts the otherwise ¡nocuous vic
there are instances but it takes tim of his appetite to a potentially
united effort upon the part of a wholesale murderer, is entirely some
large number to bring such reduc thing else.
Sentiment is swinging over to re
tions about. A majority would pre
fer to pay a little more in taxes garding the drunken driver ns ono
than to give any time to a united who commits more than a misde
effort to bring about tux reduction. meanor; but it should swing faster
If a majority of the people are and go further. The man who, when
not ready to point out where tax drunk, drives a ear is a madman—a
reductions can be made, and if they man without sense, without reason
had rather pay taxes than to join ability, without judgment. He puts
a concerted movement to reduce in jeopardy the lives of men, women
taxes, it is quite certain that there and children. He endangers prop
erty. He may cause frightful loss
because it has no outlet and will be little tax reduction.
salt does not evaporate. There It is more likely that 10 years of life, hideous mannings, terrible
No maniac with a gun is
fore all the salt in the sediment from now taxes will bo higher than accidents.
allowed upon tho streets; the num
thut they will be lower.
which rivers have carried down
who deliberately makes himself a
Erecting magnificent tombstones
from the land, remains in the
We seem to take nn entirely dif maniac mid fits himself out with a
sea water. Vast quantities of ferent attitude towards the "tea" car loaded with potential death for to our departed wives and mothers,
that stops at our 12-mile limit than many should be dealt with with the with beautiful and endearing in
wo did toward the famous cargo utmost severity. A few dollars’ fine, scriptions of love chiseled thereon,
of real tea that caused quite u a few days in jail, the loss of a li show a proper respect, but often
commotion in Boston harbor many cense, are not enough. The man times the departed ones might still
years ago. We do not make any who runs amuck with n gun, killing be scattering sunshine among ns if
complaint about the tux that is im and maiming, gets years behind the words of love hud been sfioken and
upon this "tea,’’ although it bars. The num who runs amuck deeds of love performed while they
which are carried into Ameri posed
must be much greater than any im with a car while drunk is even more were journeying through this vale
can homes, makes this the larg posed by the mother country upon culpable.
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Let judges once get through their
est-selling cpsom salt on earth. the old pioneer patriots.
A new style religion, in which no
precedent bound legal minds that it
is not the drunkenness, but the hell is recognized, has been organ
Freed from every impurity,
Henator McNary has taken unto
gentle in action, and thorough himself a wife—just as though he drunken driving, which is the crime iced iti Chicago. Of course, it is
our already crowded hard roads easy for a . person living in Chicago
ly effective. The one cpsom didn’t have trouble enough with and
will be safer for us all; our chil to believe that a kind providence
salt that is really easy to lake. several able-bodied and lusty lunged dren, our women drivers, as well as would impose no further punish
citizens of the state attempting to our sober citizens protected, as they ment.
One of 200 Puretest prepara take his job away from him.
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have a right to bo, from a menace
tions for health and hygiene.
So long as we continue to send
which has no excuse, legal or social,
DAD AND TIIE BOV
Every item the best that skill
for existing.—Editorial in publica missionaries among the cannibals
tion of the National Highways asso the high cost of living will not wor
and conscience can produce.
(From The New Age.)
ry tho natives.
One of the interesting celebrations
of recent years is Father and Son
It is better to lend money to an
week, during which time dad is ex enemy than to a friend—for in the
pected to cultivate the companion former case you are not diffident
ship of his son. This is a most ex altout asking for its return—besides,
epilent idea. The onlv weak nnrt of you have disarmed an enemy by put
ting him under obligations to you.
Begins Saturday, January 5,1924
This is a yearly event with us and old customers will testify to the fact that there
are always unusual savings to be obtained during these sales. Almost every depart
ment of the store contributes its quota of bargains in seasonable and wanted mer
chandise. Some lines of course are broken but your size or need may be here and
the saving to be had is worth a look
January Clearance Sales In
Wool Dress Goods
Kern’s for Drugs
rTHE QUALITY STURE- goop servu
Cottage Grove, Oregon
of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Pruett
(Special to The Sentinel.)
i. 1.—Guests of Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Banton Sunday were the Geo.
Sutherland and Howard Cox fami
lies and Mr. and Mrs. John Suther
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Roberts spent
Christmas with Mrs. Roberts’ par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Pruett.
Miss Viola Welty, who had been
visiting her sister, Mrs, Chas. H.
Woods, left Monday for her home
in Chehalis, Wash.
Robert Powell and family, of Cot
tage Grove, spent Sunday with Mr.
Powell’s brother, Chas. Powell.
The London school resumes Wed
nesday, after a vacation of slightly
over a week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Townsend,
Mr. and Mrs. John Small and Mr.
and Mrs. Cecil Roberts were guests
(Special to The Sentinel.)
Dee. 31.—Mr. and Mrs. Morgan
and family, of Eugene, spent last
Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. L. H.
night in Eugene with Francis and
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Piser, of Sa
lem, visited over Sunday night nt
the G. M. Kebelbeck home.
Mr. and Mrs. Crollinger and chil
dren. of Scio, visited last week at
the home of Mrs. Crollinger’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Finley.
The Misses Elsie White and Jessie
Warnick, of Mulino, nre visiting at
the home of Miss White’s uncle,
Miss Gladys Taylor, of Roseburg,
visited over Friday night
’ t with her
aunts, the Misses Taylor.
Mr. and Mrs. K. D. Aldridge
spent a part of last week in Rose-
burg visiting relatives.
GRAND JURY INDICTS FIVE
CONNECTED WITH ROBBERY
Tom Murray, confessed leader of
the trio of Florence bank robbers,
Eddie Walker, accused of being a
member of the gang, and three west
I.ane county farmers, Nels Berkrem,
John Herring and Charles Blazier,
accused of aiding them after the
robbery, were indicted by the grand
jury Friday. They will be tried at
the approaching term of court.
For 35 cents a little wantad will
sometimes do the work of a $5 a day
The fish you catch always eye
you with baited breath.
Presbyterian Church—Rov. A. R.
Spearow, pastor. Sunday school at
10, Men’s Forum at 10, morning
hour at 11, junior Endeavor at 3,
evening service at 7:30.
Baptist Church—Tenth and Adams,
E. R. Clevenger, minister. This
church stands for tho full gospel
message. A welcome is given to all
who coiuc. Bible school at IO.
preaching nt 11 and 7:30. Young
people’s meeting at 6:30. Prayer
meeting Thursday evenings at 7:30.
After the prayer meeting tho pastor
conducts a class in bible study.
AN INFLUENTIAL INSTITUTION
it* a commercial batik,
HuaineaM men are often
ganged by their banks.
It has an influence on
their credit rating, on
their financial standing
in the community. A
bank that is solid, con
servative, Ion/ estab
lished and widely pa
tronized by influential
jnople, like our», re
flects credit on all its
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
(The Old Reliable)
Seventh Day Adventist Church—
West Main street. Services every
Saturday. Sabbath school at 10,
church service at 11; praper meet
ing Wednesday evenings at 7:30.
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Christian Science Church-—Corner
of Jefferson avenue and Second
street. Sunday services at 11 a. m.
Wednesday services at 7:30 p. m.
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Services will be held in the I ji
thnni school house in the forenoon
on Sundays for an extended length
; of time. Galan Jordan, of Eugene,
will have charge. Sunday school at
Christmas offerings will be accepted
at any time up to Monday evening.
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Christian Church, the "home like”
I church—J. E. Carlson, minister.
Sunday school at 0:45. sermon and
communion at IL Christian endea
vor at 6:30, evening service at 7:30
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Methodist Church—-Rev. J. H.
Ebert. Pastor. Sunday school at
0:45, morning worship at 11. Ep
j worth league at 7, evening service
nt 7:30. Everybody is welcome to
j attend all of these seriioes.
IF YOUR GROCER ISN’T WISE TO THE GOODNESS OF
tip him off to this famous flour. Once the good housewife has
tried FEATHERFLAKE FLOUR there is no doubt left as to its
making bread or rolls “light as a feather.”
These quality stores sell Featherflake in
Economy Feed & Grocery Store.
Smith & Short.
Umphrey & Mackin.
Ask them for Featherflake Flour.