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COTTAGE GROVE, UAXE COUNTY, OREGON. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1924
| BEAN VINES ARE LEFT TO
| WITHER BUT PRODUCE BIG
| CROP FOR W. L. TOWNSEND
BULLET DR0P8 FEW FEET |
ROUND-THE-WORLD FLIERS PASS FOOTPRINTS OF PIONEER OAÏS DO?INJ,.™.L°L2.F | i AWAY;
| SAYS HUNTERS CARELESS
HERE ON IASI TAP
Interesting Events in the Lives
London, Ore., Sept. 29.— (Special.;
To be starth'd by having tho
of Those Who Laid Sturdy Foun
—It is almost impossible to dis Company D Goes to Eugene to Help
A. and Nias Land Go without Food bullet from a high-powered rifle Almost Buys Property; Almost Gets
dation for the Present Generation
courage crops in this favored sec
drop a few feet away while she
Guard Aviation Field While
for 63 Hours While Exposed
Goods Moved; Actually Does
tion of the famous, fertile, fruitful
stood on her own porch is the un
Willamette, as is well illustratea
Planes Stop There.
to Wet Weather.
pleasant experience of Mrs. Alfred
Get Good Money.
by the fact that from bean vines
Beidler. She can hardly lx* blamed
I the reprint of biographical sketches
ou a *10x50 patch which had been
Business in Cottage Grove almost from the Cottage Grove Leader of
Cold, business facts summarizing given up as destroyed by bugs ana
Dorvna, dept. 29.—(Special.)— for believing that hunters are get
The fanciful basis he arranged
the accomplishment of a ' col-head dry weather, W. L. Townsend sup came to a standstill for the few mo January 7, 1899;
i A. and Nias Land, brothers, who ting a trifle careless.
same day another bullet struck the for his opt*rations and the fanciful
ed business administraton under plied his family all summer with ments Saturday afternoon that it
were members of a hunting party
| tales ho told were almost worth
the guidance of Calvin Coolidge, beans for the table, furnished the took tho three United States urmj
William Currin, who is generally ' in the Buckhorn mountain country, side of the house. “No Hunting’’ . tho amount a bad check man
logically presented and comparing beans for canning the winter’s sup round-the-world airplanes to puss known as “Uncle Billy/’ was born were lost from Wednesday to Friday signs posted ou their property and ! picked up hero Thursday afternoon
1 upon other property in tho vicinity
that administration with the chaos ply for the family and now has in over tho city on tho last lap of December 29, 18Id, in Grason coun- evening, when they arrived here DI...
Io i last.
bound to ensue from the govern addition 29 pounds of shelled beans, their momentous performance. Or ty, Va., At the age of 26 years almost exhausted from their ex of the Beidler property seem
Arriving early ho interviewed
ment ownership of utilities and When the winter’s rains set in dinarily the passing of airplanes ' he moved I to Cass county, Mo., ertion, from exposure nnd from
real estate agents ns to residence
congressional review’ of supreme
where he lived until the spring of being without food for 53 hours.
j properties which they had listod
there were yet beaus on the vines
court decisions, offered by one of that were not mature enough to the-world fliers are not common 1850, when with a party of adven A searching party was out looking
I for sale and after a careful ex
the parties seeking to ride into pick and at one time there were and staid business men stepped to turous young men in quest of their for them nnd another jnirty had
amination of it he made arrange
power on a radical bruinstorm, both dry beans and new’ blossoms. the street to rubber at the passing : fortunes in the far west, he Htart to be sent to search for the
ments through tho E. C. Lockwood
planes and listen to the purr of the ; ed across the plains with mule searchers.
characterized the address of E. J.
agency for tho purchase of the
Bugs attacked the vines when mighty motors.
Adams, of Eugene, secretary to
I teams and saddle horse.*'.
Holland property on laino street..
the pods were about six inches in
Tho fliers landed at Eugene a were well equipped and not being which they were members Wed
Senator Stanfield, who opened the
The only detail neceosary for clos
icpublican campaign here Tuesday length and when dry weather fol j few moments after passing here encumbered with any women, they nesday afternoon and when they
tho deal was the inlying of
lowed Mr. Townsend left the vines and were greeted by a crowd of
This he was to do
to hustle for themselves but they 8,000, among whom were many ■ mu do the journey w ith ease and failed to return that night or the Tenth street for about 300 hundred tho money.
Mr. Adams said that from the
He even ar-
wintered at what is known us hos next day, word was sent here and feet through his property just north tho following day.
did not show any resentment of from
very nature of things the govern
this neglect. Mr. Townsend is won Grove’s military organization, com- ier’s. In the spring of ’51, Mr. a searching party was organized. of tho city and will grade, roll and ranged to have his household _
ment can not be successful in the
Currin, in company with Hugh They are old woodsmen and fa gravel it. This street is now being moved in and engaged tho I Muens
conduct of any business requiring
done had there been no bugs, hud as a part of the guard for the Field und the late Dave Mosby, miliar with the country and their improved from Villard court north ter Transfer company to take the
a combination of initiative and
received plenty of water and aviation field, remaining until the purchased n stock of merchandise failure to return was interpreted to to tho north city limits. The ex goods from the station the follow
executive ability. He said that in
This tho transfer
he given them the attention planes departed at 10 a. m. Sunday. and liquors and four ox teams ano mean that they must have met tension through the Woodard prop ing forenoon.
the entire history of the country
Upon their erty will connect the street with company would have done except
made the first trip ever made with with some uccident.
i Upon reaching Seattle at 1:40 wagons into this part of the Wil return the men explained that their Pacific highway and will give an that the goods could not be found.
it has not been successful in the they should have had.
I Sunday afternoon the fliers offi lamette valley and on through to losing their way was due to a other thoroughfare out of tho city
conduct of any such business and
But in the meantime the man
cially completed their long journey. Yreka, Calif., over what is known dense fog and heavy rain, Their to the north. Tho street will strike had secured payment on checks
the attempts of even more central
The actual start was made March as the Scott trail. Mo toads wore clothing became heavy,
ized governments, such as those of
___ , making tho highway almost in front of for $45 and $35, on tho first at
17, 1924, from Santa Monica, Calif., yet built in this section and, as an their struggle to reach home all the tho new homo which Mr. Woodara the Pastime cigar store and tho
state and city, to operate any bus
but the official start was made instance of the hardships encoun- more difficult. The wetting oi is building on tho north side oi other at the Buckhorn cigar store,
iuess requiring the two qualfica-
from Seattle April 6.
Including tered, they tied fir trees to their their clothing destroyed
t io us have proved dismal failures.
Ho explained that ho had purchased
doubling the distance from Santa wagons in order to hold them back matches, mo that they could not
The municipul-owned street railway
a home hero during the day. that
lines of Seattle, the state-owned
he had been employed with a road
in coming down off the hills just build a fire. They seem, howovei
27,534 miles w’as covered by the north of this city.
elevators and bank of North I m
crew’ south of hero during the sum
to have suffered no ill effects from
Than That Through Sales
fliers in actual flying time of 15
kota and the government operation
iner and that his folks lived up
Mr. Currin succeeding in getting their adventure.
days, 11 hours, 11 minutes.
of the railways were cited as ex
tho Row’ river country.
his stock of goods into Yreka and
amples that added hundreds of
Interest was added to the Arrival there built the first log house in
Despite his determination to be
SHORT NORTH HIGHWAY
thousands and millions of dollars
come a taxpayer of Cottage Grove
Through a lack of cooperative of the fliers in Lane county by the that old mining camp. This was
STRETCH IS TO BE PAVED
to the tax rolls.
man left the city during tho
converted into a saloon and their
effort Oregon dairymen are losing
A Coolidge-Daw os club with a
“ Government operation of rail two cents on every pound of butter ant Smith, in charge of the squad stock of fire water disposed of at
night. While waiting for his train
The contract for paving the half
ways,” the speaker said, *1 means they make—and this two cents a ron, was in charge of tho forest an average price of 50c per drink,
ized here Tuesday night following he insisted upon informing Night
making them a political football pound amounts to more than ■ the air patrol with headquarters at Eu and provisions at corresponding mile stretch of Pacific highway to the address of E. J. Adams, of Marshal McFarland that ho had
with a resultant rapid depreciation total taken by the Oleomargarine gene. Ho announced that he was prices.
At this time the Indians
Eugene, former highway coinm is- become a property owner hero.
to complete his journey became ugly, stole their horses and by the state highway commission sioner and secretary to Senator Having nothing else of importance
in value and the discontinuance of interests which the dairy interests anxious
so that he could get back for a shot many of their mule«. This
anything equal to the service ren- are fighting so bitterly.
Officers elected were: requiring his attention at the mo
dered under private ownership.
Lieutenant Smith’s was more than those hardy fellows is tho only unpaved portion of 8. L. Mackin, president; C. H. ment, McFarland inquired more
This was the statement made by deer hunt.
With railway employes under the R. H. Kipp, manager of the mark companion fliers were Lieutenant could stand and Mr. Currin and
Burkholder, vice president; H. W. particularly about the road job up
civil service and their jobs secure eting department of the Portland Wade and Lieutenant Nelson.
John Ross, ex-senator of Jackson the state. The surface is to be 18 Lombard, secretary treasurer, There on which tho new citizen had been
for life, what would be the natural chamber of commerce, while in the
The fliers were guests Saturday county, organized a posse of 20 feet wide, which is two feet wider will bo no membership fee but an employed,
Ho succeeded in get-
than other paving in this section,
city a few days ago. He was not night at one of the largest ban young men, gave chase and caught but is the width which the com executive committee will collect ting i it located indefinitely some-
whore on the mountain ridges
“Our one experience in govern - taking a position on the oleo bill quets ever held in Eugene
tho treacherous redskins near Bhus-
mission has adopted for all new funds to cover tho expenses of the around I Black Butte,
me nt operation was sufficient. With but used the figures for the pur
ta, and literally wiped them off
more [ particularly about the new
tho business remaining almost sta pose of awakening the dairy in ELLSWORTHS RETURN TO GO
the earth, either killing or cap work. The construction is to be paign.
taxpayer’s folks up Row river,
tionary, employee were increased terests to the magnitude of their
INTO SAWMILL BUSINESS turing nearly the entire band. Of concrete. The contract price for
tho half mile is $5,575.
whero they were making enough
11 per cent, freight rates were in- loss through failure to join for
course, they became good Indians
profits from a mammoth sheep
creased 25 per cent and operating cooperative marketing of their pro
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Ellsworth then and little further trouble was
BEST OF KIND IN COUNTY ranch to drivo around in a Pierce-
expenses increased 40 per cent, duct.
and Mr. and Mrsx Harris Ellsworth encountered. The party, however, Coast Fork Law Violators Caught.
Arrow, tho marshal got thorn lo
London, Hept. 28.—(Special.)—
while no attempt was made to keep
The w'ork of tho marketing de have arrived from Corvallis. The lost one young man in the raid, he
Tho London road job has boon cated some whore in tho Juno moun
Private business partment of the Portland chamber men arc moving a mill here which being pierced through the body by Tho upper Coast fork country got
tain or Johnson meadows country,
suffered severely because the gov is entirely for the state outside of they recently operated near Shedd an arrow. In 1852 Mr. Currin set somewhat into tho limelight last
intondent Tullar proclaims it the
ernment could not provide the roll Portland.
Not a penny of the and will place it in timber in Pass tied on the place he now occupies. week, when A. 8. Newton was best job in the county by all oddfl. w’hero the Pierce-Arrow would come
in handy for chasing cougars over
ing stock to move the country ’s funds appropriated for this depart creek canyon recently purchased Ho is now over 80 years of age but haled into court ou a charge
Six miles of this road was rebuilt
Tho apple growers of ment is spent in the city of Port ! from M. H. Anderson.
is enjoying good health and the having intoxicating liquor in his and three months was spent on the tho mountain ridges.
Tho marshal did not know that
Hood River can toll you how they land.
The Ellsworths formerly lived friendship of all who know him. IMisHession and J. J. and Elmer Croat work. The exact cost has not been
suffered. In providing the income
; here when E. E. Ellsworth was for “Uncle Billy’’ is widely known was taken into custody for not determined but it is thought that tho man had been cashing j>apor
guaranteed the railroads, which was
! several years superintendent of the throughout the valley and for many properly tagging a deer eareass. tho price will comparo favorably about tho city or he might have
Engraved work. The Senti net
the average of the three preceding
Western Lumber & Export company. years has been one of Lane coun Newton was later fined $300 on with the cost of like roads in become evon more curious and
might, have accommodated tho new
years, there was a deficit of over tion five millions of men found idle | This is the second time the Ells ty’s most thrifty farmers. Although tho liquor cliurgo and $50 added recent years.
taxpayer with one*of the beds in
seven millions of dollars.
have been put to work largely i worths have returned here, which Mr. Currin has no family of his on a game law violation eharge. The
The extensivo work on tho Row the city jail which are provided
“Are we going to borow twenty through the operation of a tariff fact is further proof that anyone own, having never married, his in Groats paid fines of $25 each.
river job will be completed within through taxation of city property.
billions of dollars and pay eight law which protects the home mar who once lives here can never be fluence as a substantial citizen and
a week or so if weather conditions
The man gave his name M E. W.
hundred millions a year in interest ket, and tho cost of operating the I really happy living anywhere else. his hospitality as a neighbor has
Kill Two Bears.
Miller and said he was going to
to try the experiment again! We’d government, which had increased
been widely felt throughout the
London, Sept. 29.— (Special.)—
Eugene on business. That wns the
better leave well enough alone.
history of Lane county from its W. T. Jones, Howard Cox, John FIRST SHOOT OT SEASON
by billions during tho preceding ad
Lane Boy Wins Honors
iinnw ho used ns his on tho checks
“In addition to the tax that ministration, has been reduced 36
Ellsworth Plank, of Junction early pioneer days to the present Sutherland and John Massey killed
WILL BE HELD SUNDAY which he cashed. McFarland went
would be required in the purchase per cent.
City, won high honors in the state time.
two bears while hunting Monday
to Eugene tho following day, think
“Wo are now beginning to sec calf club judging contest at the
and operation of the roads, th«
of last week up Mosby crock. One
The Cottage Grove Gun club will ing probably Miller might have
property of tho railroads would be tho light following the deflation state fair at Halem last week and (Cottage Grove Lender, Jan. 7,1899.) was grown and th«» other a cub. hold its first shoot of tho season stopp'd there ns he said ho wns
taken off the tax rolls. That would forced upon us by the democratic members of the Jersey Boosters
Wallace W. Shortridge.
The bears were gathering apples nt 9:30 Runday forenoon at th“ going to do, but the man was not
alone emergency board which set out to club of Lane county took fourth
Tho youngest of I/ane’s pioneers in an orchard when discovered bj dub grounds on south Sixth street. located. Ho probably was out with
of $3,265,802 annually in taxes the deflate tho price of wheat in or place in tho team contests.
of whom we will speak is the sub tho hunters.
Tho affair is for the benefit of n real estate agent and may have
railroads now pay.
der to bring the cost of living
This team consisted of Barbara ject of this sketch. Ho wns born
the Lions club and tho. American bought some Eugene property.
“We’d better leave well enough down and succeeded altogether too Dunn of the Riverview school, Hel in Musquitecn county, la., in 1836
School Attendance Passes 800.
Refreshments suitable for
A worthless check for $2 wras
en McAlister and Ellsworth Plank, and at six years moved to Illi
Attendance in the Cottage Grove tho occasion will be served on the passed nt, Cole’s Goodfellow Cigar
of the Lone Pino district.
Thf> noia and ten years later, when a schools has passed the 800 marie. grounds. People from ns far north store during the week by another
“Are .we ready to start hack-
lad of 16, started for Oregon. The There are 242 in tho high school as Portland and as far south ns bad check man.
ing at the constitution under which tially recovered. Are we ready to club was given a prize of $18.
trip began in March, 1852, was and the remainder are in the junior Roseburg have signified their in
we have become the _
in just six months, high and grades.
tion on the face of the earth! ît
A further in tention of being present.
Virgil Powell Is Near Big Wind.
when with a remnant of Captain crease of 25 or more during the
is proposed to make supreme court
Virgil Powell, former resident.
decisions subject to review by
year is anticipated.
Yale Smith Champ Motorcyclist.
was on the U. 8. H. Ranger just or»
congress. Has the record of cong
lAMidon, Hept. 29.— (Special.)— the coast of the Virgin Islands the
In the following spring, April, 1853,
roes been such that you are ready ner which makes certain that no vallis.
Arkansas and from thence to Cali Yale Smith, of Eugene, was again night of August. 28 and the fol
he located on the ranch which he fornia. during the time of the great victor in the motorcycle rare« held lowing day when a terrible cyclone
to trust the judgment of its mem guilty man shall escape, be he re
He was not married
Real Estate Changes Hands.
bers, who have their ears to the publican or democrat.
mining excitement in 1850.
Not here Bunday. A rider named Cot swept the islands. The wind gage
ground for votes, above that of the done in the Teapot Dome leases wa:
The following sales have been until 1861 when Miss Ellen Keyes being successful in the mining ton was thrown from his machine registered 120 miles. The ship was
They have a
members of the supreme court, who not so bad as the manner in which made recently by
Brainard & became his bride.
fields, he returned the following and was badly bruised. It was nt only slightly damaged and no one
have made a study of law. who it was done. Corruption in public Coffman: The Robert Powell prop large family of children, eleven of year to his old home and in the first thought his shoulder had been aboard was injured.
Virgil is a
are appointed for life and can office must be uprooted and un erty, on the Coast fork road oppo whom are living. Mr. Short ridge spring of 1852 was made captain fractured.
Another rider in the soil of Mr. nnd Mrs. A H Powoli.
not be intimidated or swayed by der Coolidge it w’ill be.”
site the N. W’. White place, to J. is also an Indian war veteran, hav of the emigrant train consisting of polo game fell and was struck in
The president was characterized C. Bukcr, of Curtin; the J. A. ing enlisted in Company A, Oregon 75 wagons which red led out for the stomach by the handlebar of
“You of the west need to co* as a red blooded sport for forcing Clayton ranch on Bilk creek to volunteers, in 1855 und under Chap Oregon and reached this valley in his machine but was not seriously livo wire print «
Aider well what would happen to the carrying out of the provisions Helen Swanson, of Manteca, Calif.;
October of the same year.
you under such a condition. With of the adjusted compensation act tho C. V. Jordan property, former of Cow Creek Canyon., He was
In the fall of ’53 he took up
your vast acreage you have but a which he opposed and which was ly the Frank Woodruff property,
his donation claim where he is now
Many Does Being Killed.
Mr. Shoitridge served 16 year.! residing. He was married to Jane
few votes in congress. The hun enacted over his veto, although on south Eiphth street, to William
The carcasses of several
The P. E. Nelson property
dreds of members from the east
Carter in 1837, and is the father
on the corner of Adams avenue county, and for several years has of eight children now’ living. The have been found along tho
would decide the questions of law act into operation.
“President Coolidge ifl a man and Eleventh street has been sold been actively engagixi in the lum majority of the eight are numbered . in tho woods near Rujndn.
in which you were interested ac
cording to what in their judgment of the people—a man who has and to E. R. Lemley. The latter sale bering business and now’ ownes one among the most thrifty and inclu- dently they were killed nnd left by
care less hunters
of the best sawmills in this part
w'ould win the most votes in the holds the utmost confidence cf all was made by E. C Ix>chwood.
ential citizens nnd farmers in this the admonition who did not hood
of 14ino county
to see the horns
districts they serve. Is that what thinking people and he is entitled
They are James A.,
CAN YOU Al’FORD TO
Quinces Are Large,
George JT., David w.. Jdu II., before shooting but were wise
The old constitution to this confidence.
going to be a _
guarantees many rights which I am
Ix*wifl, Charles and two daughters,
not willing to trust to a body of
Every time you buy something
men who lose a large part of their that after all carry the load of the size of the four left at the I J. C. Scars is another aged and Sarah A. Jones.
v<>u are either speculating or
Sentinel office by M. F. Babcock, influential citizen of Cottage Gnn'e
Rubber stamps of every kind nt
Mr. Seers is Quite well and
judgment the moment they are and perform the world’s work.
a definite investment.
“Ho is a man of clear vision, of Silk creek. Tho four tipped the who is numbered among our most hearty though nt the advanced age The Sentinel live wire print shop
seated in congress. The old cons.i
Few people can afford to
i scales at three pounds and each respected early pioneers.
tution is serving us well.
We’d plain speech and direct action.
IL* wns nearly 84 years. in point of fact Anything in the printing or allied
speculate. Yet many do it con
“We’d better leave well enough I measured 12 inches in eireumfer- born May 2, Is 15. in Tennessee, he is the oldest living pioneer in Ifnes ran be secured at or through
better leave well enough alone.
tinually, in making their every
vour home live wire print shop.
enre each way._____________________ nnd at the age of 22 moved to this vicinity.
“Under the present administra alone.9 9
And it is so
unnecessary! The advertisements
make it easy for any one to
avoid taking a chance.
The Cottage Grove merchant
who advertises realises that the
good-will of his customers means
money in the bank to him. 11.
knows that public confidence in
his merchandise and public re
spent for his own character are
ns valuable ns his credit nt the
Ho he makes the individual
satisfaction of his patrons, their
loyalty and their friendship para
mount issues in his busim«fls.
When you buy from a Sentinel
advertiser you can know in ad
vance what to eipeet in return
for your money. You can count
on your purchase being right.
You an» making an investment.
But when you buy nameless,
chandise, you are taking a
chance. You arc sjierulating.
Know what you buy. Sentinel
advertisements will tell you.
Are We Ready to Substitute Radical
Brainstorming for Common
Sense Is Question.
NORTH TENTH STREET IS BEING
EXTENDED BY WOODARD
WHAT’S THE USE
Have to Blame Somebody