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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (June 19, 1924)
4Íottapc (Grove Sentinel
A Weekly Newspaper With Plenty
Bede & Smith..
A first-class publication entered at
Cottage Grove as second class matter
Business Office-------- 55 North 8ixt>
One year..... 42.25 I Three mouths 65c
Six month*- 1.15 | Single copy— 5c
National Editorial Association
Oregcn State Editorial Association
Oregon Newspaper Conference
laane County Publishers ’ Association
MEETING NEIGHBORS AT
A Cottage Grove pastor made the
remark a few weeks ago that many
of us havo to attend tho funeral >f
a friend in order to visit our neigh
borH. That applies to many of uh
and it might have been added that
we are so everlastingly busy that
often we do not learn that a. friend
or neighbor has been in the agony
of' death until we are asked whether
we arc going to attend the funeral.
Many of us are so busy that we
can’t even find time to attend the
funeral. If wo keep on at our
present, pace, by the time sonic o! f
us have lived out our lives the
world may be so busy that no one
will have time to remove us to the
There is no pleasure greater than
that of knowing that you have car
ried cheer to the sick room, There
is "reat satisfaction in knowing
that you did all you could to make
pleasant the last, hours on earth of
some friend or neighbor.
The truth is that we fiddle away
on pleasure more than enough time
to perform the duties which we owe
to the sick and suffering.
IIOW EASILY EDITORS LIE.
that are certain to bring sorrow and
pain to innocent ones.
Of course this drawback may be
offset by the pleasure of writing
obituaries for those who abused the
editor or reporter in life.
But to get back to what we were
talking about, tho-confidence re
posed in-the newspapers of the
country is a tribute to the effort
and expense to which reputable
newspapers go to have their news
Did the reader know the number
of chances for error, ho might with-
hold his confidence.
It would be easily possible to
vital errerà in a single
issue of a paper the size of The
With such a chance for error,
isn’t it remarkable that there are
so few misspelled words J
Isn’t it remarkable that there <ir<
so few' mistakes in English?
Tho ordinary person docs not
I peak two sentences without mak
ing some mistake in English, and
he doesn’t have to spell, punctuate
or capitalize, but his errors are soon
absorbed in space and forgotten.
The error that appears on .he
printed page is an entirely (liffer-
ont thing. It may live on for years,
(t stands out like a sore thumb anc I
every reader takes a whack nt it.
The confidence of the reading
public in the newspapers anil the
comparative paucity of errors in
rhe ordinary newspaper are equally
A drunken motorist in Ran Fran
cisco drove his car off the street
upon the sidewalk and through the
plate glass window of a barber
When it came time to try him
tho motorist’s attorney produced
sections of the motor vehicle law
which declare that a person is
guilty of a crime who drives an
automobile while under the influ
ence of liquor on “public highways
exclusive of sidewalks used by Pe
destrians. ’ ’
Upon this showing the charge of
reckless driving and malicious mis
chief was dismissed.
Does tho Oregon motor vehicle
law contain any such evidence of
This is just another example il
lustrating the fact that Oregon,
despite some of tho advertising it
has had, is not so asinine as its
sister states. The Oregon law says
that the driver must operate his
car in a careful manner, with du«
regard for the life and property vf
others. That is the meat of the reg
illations for tho operation of motor
vehicles in Oregon. Certain other
restrictions are made to assist tin
motorist in driving his vehicle in
that manner. It is n crime in Ore
gon to drive an automobile any
where while under the influence of
liquor or while the driver is not
nu ntally capable of operating a car.
No, they can’t got by with that
kind of a defense in Oregon.
is helping thousands ol every
rank to “feel like a king.’’
Ihlietist Epsom Salt is easy
to take. It is thorough in ae-
tion yet gentle, A couple of
teaspoonfuls in wnter every
few mornings will help you to
have a elean, fresh, healthy
One of 2(M> lhiret< st prepara
tions for health and hygiene.
Every item the best that skill
and care ean pioduee
Keni’s for Drugs
A Good Reason
“Why, Mr. Gloom. I’m afraid you
will get wet. Why haven't you an
umbrella t ’ *
“Because,” replied the well-
known and eordinllv detested pessi
mist. “I haven’t been to church
lately.” Kansas City Star.
Watch the label on your paper.
Think of the Thing» Other» Think
Politic» make» all men equal for
the time being.
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Most folks look a little sheepish
after being fleeced.
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Calf love never supplies veal cut
lets after the marriage.
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The little folks are about the big
gest problems there is in the world
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The love that will go through
fire before .marriage may not build
tho fire after marriage.
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Sermons don’t seem so bad when
the family comes home from church
to tell you about them.
The pine beetle epidemic in Klam
ath and Lake counties, which is
timated to have destroyed $5,000,000
worth of yellow pine timber in the
past ten years, is virtually cleaned
out of Oregon, according to the an
nouncement of A. J. Jaenicke, for
est entomologist, who has directed
the control project.
“We are now working to prevent
the recurrence of a similar epidem
ic,’’ Jaenicke said, “and are keep
ing a careful watch on the cleaned
Approximately $200,000 has been
was spent cooperatively by the gov
ernment and private owners. The
Klamath Falls Protective associa
tion is representing the private
timber owners in the project anti
the Indian service, forest service
and bureau of entomology are rep
resenting the federal interests.
The campaign against the pi.ie
beetle was carried on in approx i-
mutely 1,000,000 acres in the two
counties. This territory is now vir-
tually free from the epidemic.
It was not until recently
authorities realized that the
insect less than one-fourth of an
inch in length. It kills thrifty tim
ber by eating out the tissue of the
trees. It penetrates the bark and
makes its home in the heart of the
pine, causing it to die within a per
iod of one or two years.
The control measures consist in
locating infected timber, peeling the
bark and burning the infected por
tions which contain the beetle
Dr. Charles II. Keene, of Minne
apolis, fears that sex instruction
much as this • • sacredn. ss iittaehei
to the knowledge «allied from vi
cious servants, vile schoolmates and
sumestive pictures, it mmht be sne-
rific. d without immv tears. It seems
ai) if instruction «iven bv a com
petent, clean minded ieuchcr °u?ht
to be at least as “sacred
cominu from these venerable and re
Hold a regular position by having
If you really want to flatter a
person and make it stick, just tell
him that he is not easily flattered.
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The proud parents who have their
babies’ pictures taken in the nude
don’t stop to think what an em
barrassment they may sometimes
prove to the original in later life.
If there is no other compensation
for enduring hot weather than just
to see how entrancing and charming
the feminine appears dressed in airy
white, it is almost worth the endur
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Be cautious when your wife be
gins bragging to the neighbors
about what strong arms and won
derful staying powers you have. She
may have a (tarpet for you to dem
They are going the limit at
The proprietors no
longer permit men to take part in
tho innocent little games that are
carried on there unless immacu
lately attired in spike tail coat and
complete evening dress.
♦ * *
When you hear some young fellow
telling what a snap a farmer has,
just investigate a little bit, and you
will find that about all the agricul
tural work he has done is to cul
tivate the acquaintance of some
farmer’s daughter. Of course, that ’s
• • •
A North Dakota man woke up in
the night and saw some one gting
his i pockets,
make any protest, so he told the
police, because he didn’t discover it
wasn’t his wife until he saw the
burglar niuko an unladylike exit
through the window.
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Wo havo noticed several news
items recently telling about phy
sicia ns leaving some of their tools
inside their patients after oper-
at io ns. This . practico should hnrdly
bo encouraged. Besides being ratlier
inconvenient for the patient to be
toting a lot of hardware around in
side of him, we should think there
would be danger of the tools being
injured, especially where the patient
has an iron constitution.
• • •
The wife of a leader of a freak
cult is trying to make uh belime
that wo ought to adorn our bodies
after tho fashion of a Greek statue,
and that if God jhul intended us to
wear clothes Adam and Eve would
have been born that way. »She says
she expects to see the time when
this mundane sphere garbed in
nothing but that provided in the be
ginning by an all-wise and far-
seeing Providence. Under that kind
of a system our dressmaking and
tailoring bills would bo modest, if
nothing else would be.
A BITTER TRAGEDY
Things Other» Think and What We
If things have been stormy and
cloudy at the office, don’t let your
actions around home be a barometer
of that fact. Your wife has prob-
ably weathered a few squalls her-
self during the day.
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It just naturally exasperates a
man to have his time wasted by a
friend telling of the smart things
hia children do, when the man being
bored wants to tell of the smalt
things his own children do.
poisons who won distinction
wore crowned with oiielets of
flowers, leaves ot gold. Royal
ty gradually assumed this hon
or as a natural privilege. Now
HINGS WE THINK
A New York couplo is said to
have married because they both
loved the same bull dog. We trust
that their love will never grow cold
and that they may enjoy a long life
of wedded felicity.
Once upon a time a wag made a
hit with a poem entitled, “llow
Easily Editors Lie.“
And the wag told the truth.
It is easy for editors to lie.
But often when editors lie it in
the fault of someone else who has
been careless in giving the facts
for a news item.
If editors were ns careless in get-
ting at tho facts ns the ordinary
person is in trying to give correct
information upon which to base a
news item, errors in newspapers
would be multiplied.
If you wish to know something
about tho difficulty of getting th?
facts straight, get a story from 12
persons who were witnesses of an
automobile accident. You are likely
to havo 24 versions.
It probably happens many times
daily that a reader of a newspaper
will find one error of fact in mi
entire edition of a. newspaper and
then wisely observe that you can
never believe what you read in a
UNCLEAN PLAY BECOMING
That observation about not be
lioving what appears in ll news-
paper doesn’t hold good, however,
George M. Cohan, in a recent
when some item of news is pub
Halted which displeases some reader article had the following to say on
or causes embarrassment to some unclean theatrical offerings:
“To my mind one of the most
important things to be considered
Everyone believes what
in a stage production is absolute
ii a newspaper when it is
cleanliness. It is a mistake to think
that hurts—or, nt least,
that entering to questionable sen-
are likely to be hurt by
mu’pssary in order to
likely to bo published are not very Nationalism is Clean money is the
confident that folks do not believe draw a crowd.
and you can pack a theater
what appears in a newspaper. They best,
easily with a (dever, whole
tire extremely anxious not to have just as___ „
.some play as with one that makes
to learn the truth or untruth of a woman ashamed to look her escort
such a statement by having I ho
in tho face. The follies of the hu
item published. They plead to have
man race are many, but it isn’t
it withheld and ean give all kinds necessary to flaunt them in the eyes
of reasons why it. should be.
of the public that pays good money
Incidentally that is one of the to see something equally good. It
drawbacks of publishing a newspn ’it a crime, anyway, when mana
por in a community which is small gers know that to weak minds only
enough so that the editor or re a suggestion is necessary in order
porter is on friendly terms with so to accept and put into practice an
many of whom he must write items evil thought. There is no room in
our theaters, or at least ought not
to bv, for unexpurgated Freneh
tn revs or equally offensive German
products; and us for the unclean
vaporings of native authors who bv
suggestion, innuendo and double
meaning cuter to the sensun 1 and
depraved minds of human animals,
there is no excuse whatever. There
is no humor in salacity; a laugh
cannot bv extracted from a ba re
leg. and it isn’t shown in the name
of art. Yet in many theaters today
nets are advertised in which the
flaunting of half-naked women.’’
Wlv.it n tragic moment it must be
when parents look upon a tiny slip
•t humanity they have just brought
nto the world and one of them sees
r its pitifully blemished form the
grim evidence of past delinquencies.
No more racking situation van be
innginod, particularly when the
dame is placed where it belongs
ither bv the accusing finger of
onscience or the words of he at
tending physician. The world can
know no deeper tragedy.
Such a case has just had a fear
fill sequel in Chicago. The iniiocci.t
mother of a babe that camo into
the world sight less overheard a dis
cussion between the father and phv
sic inn which fixed the blame exact
ly where it belonged. Her love for
the unhnppv author of the sad at*
flictiun turned to bitter hate and,
brooding on the sad fate of their
little blind child, she later shot her
husband, Phis act, of course, wi s
not justified. But plainly it wm
the act of a hysterical and over
______ _ And
__ __ in that th»s
frenried vengeance was inspired by
his own „ moral blemishes he is. after
all. the victim of his own misdeeds,
The wav of the transgreonor is
were made a» much a matter of
BEETLE PEST IN TIMBER
work in Klamath and Lake couuties of the state was due to the little „hool routiae n» xpelhnB iunl
VIRTUALLY CLEANED OUT in the past three years. This sum pine beetle.
The w estern pine beetle is a native raphv. Perhups it would. But .n;.>
Korex Compound Is Surely
Wonderful in Effect,
“After beginning my treatment
with korex compound,” says J. W.
Helms, of Billings. Mont., “my
glands were mude active in a few
days. I am now completely reju
venated, thank’« to korex.”
Men and woiuey at all ages from
all over the world are testing korex
compound and hundreds of enthu
siastic reports regarding its quick
invigorating effects have lavn re
Bpvcd.v satisfaction and
delightful relief in cases of poor
circulation, cold extremities, aching
muscles, stiff joints, lessened vigor
and prenuiturv old age have been
reported. All these feeling in nee«i
of such an invigorate? ran new get
it in Cottage Grove at Kern's for
Drugs. This announcement conics
direct froiu the American distribu
tors of korex compound.
In Tablet Form
It is a big word and one which we do not try to define. We hold it up as an ideal for
this store, hoping that we may come to represent in this community the full meaning
of th(> phrase THE STORE OF SERVICE.
Service in merchandise—that alone is a big part of this ideal of ours.
means that it is our duty to offer you only the best merchandise obtainable for the
It means that you have a right to expect lasting satisfaction from every
purchase you make here whether it is large or small.
GOLF SILK is entirely worthy of your consideration for
a becoming sports frock. Wear unequaled; 40 inches
wide; priced the yard..................................................... $2.45
FLASHING CREPE—The highlights on the silken fab
rics are resting on crepes. All the riotous appearance of
an oriental bazaar seems transplanted to these crepes in
the gay printed designs; priced.....................................$1.60
For the baby, white sox, pink, blue, green, brown stripes.
Priced.............................. ............................ 25c, 30c, 35c, 65c
Silcott lingerie cloth and t'rysta lingerie channelise for
delightful underthings. Cotton material with a silken
luster. Sold only at Burkholder’s. Some new patterns
and colors just in; priced......
...... 45, 65, 75c, 90c
Another lot of Swiss Voile just received. Of the same
supreme quality we have been selling, in a charming
selection of block dotted designs, to withstand washing,
ironing and dry cleaning.
Lace collars, collar and cuff sets, tabs and laee ruffling,
new and in the latest patterns. New barrettes both plain
We have a most complete stock of 3-4 length children’s
ami misses’ hose; solid colors of gold, pink, blue, brown,
black, white, buck. Fine mercerized with a silken sheen.
Sport hose 3-4 length, fancy tops, colors of beaver, cor
LACE -A number of new patterns of the wanted ecru
lace. Ecru with the pastel shades of silk, or with flesh,
pale green, blue, orchid, rose any of these make a
New in Groceries
pears, pineapple, cherries, in an appetiz
ing salad combination. Sufficient in can
to serve five people. To a housewife in
a hurry to complete the lunch, more eco
nomical than to buy and mix, ami always
fresh. Price...................... ~................... 35c
(J5e 5-lb. pail Crimson Rambler marsh
$1.25 tO-lb. pail Crimson Rambler marsh
2 cans, 25c; 9 rails, $1.00
40c ground chocolate.
11»., 29c; 3 lbs., 82c
Grape Fruit—Canned where it *rows
and therefore perfectly ripe, fresh and
first grade. There is the juice and edible
puli» of five grape fruit in each can.
Price .............................. ........................ 35C
CAN SALMON—“18 Karat” red sockeye
salmon. To anyone who appreciates gen
uine A-1 quality of salmon, we say try a
can. Full Weight No. 2 cans. Price. 35c
A Few of Our Regular Grocery Prices
30c Cream of Wheat........................
35c Kerr's rolled oats.....................................
30c package citrus powder........... .. .... .............
« ml .
pint, 30c; quart, 60c; half gallon, $1.15
Schilling’s baking powder......................
............................. 1 Ib- «o; 2i2 ibs., $1.10; 5 lbs., $2 05
Borden’s or Carnation milk......... . ........................
20c large oval sardines......................_.............. ... .2 for 35c
30c Gold Bar catsup......... . ........... ..........
20c Delicia mustard...................... ..
15c packages of crackers................ .............
2 for 25c
We are still selling Spirry’s Drifted Snow flour, none
better and very few as good, for................ *
C. M. Burkholder