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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 2, 1924)
COTTAGE GROVE SENTINEL, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1924
ILLINOIS, HE SAYS
might not have the necessary coir,
of the realm with which to pay for
the ready prints upon which the
A Weekly Newspaper With Plenty
typo they were settling was tc be
Bode A Smith...
The type set from this old case
no doubt was used in some of the
A’serts Orientals Painted
A fírm ela»» publication entered at burning editorials of the early edi
Cottagli Grove aa »econd elusa matter tors. The type taken from it told
Piasa Bird Centuries Ago.
of the comings and goings, the
Business Office......... .55 North Sixt* joys-a nd sorrows of those who were
Springfield, Ill.—Chinese explorers,
laying tho foundation for the Cot
take Grove of today. Th- types antedating Balboa, and perbups Coluny
One year__ 42.25 I Three months 65c taken from it formed the words bus, discovered Illinois four or five
Si.« months.. 1.15 I Single copy— 5c with which editors for mary years centuries ago and set the dug of the
did their best tc direct public Chinese empire on the cliffs above
thought and form public
publie opinion. Alton, according to E. W. Payne, a
National Editorial Aaaociatiou
Oregon State Editorial Aaauciation The type set from it probably told local banker, who for many years has
of the birth of some bub° whose collected Indian relics and studied the
Oregon Newspaper Conference
Lane County Publisher» ’ Association wedding has Mince been told by early history of the western hemi
We can only cogitate upon how sphere.
“When Balboa rushed Into the Pa
A BATTERED OLD TYPE CASE many hands have picked types from
AND ITS STORY.
this old case, a relic of early day cific, carrying the flag of Spain, he
journalism—a journalism that many didn't have even a druggist’s prescrip
44 E. I*. Thorp, Bruin, Ore., C. O. of us look buck to with pleapant tion for one-htrtf pint of the water of
the sea,” Payne says.
That was the inscription found ! the
“At the time Columbus discovered
on the back of an old typo ease on an advertiser issued to the
which The Sentinel discarded a few printer was just us good, some America, Cahokia was probably the
times better, than the checks for capital of North America and the mold
E. P. Thorp was the editor of a much larger amount which must Important western city north of old
the first Cottage Grove newspaper. be issued today. Wages were prob Mexi co. Lt was situated at the junc
For several weeks it was published ably one-fourth of what they are tion of the Illinois, Missouri and Kas
nt Drain, which was at ’hat time today and minutes of time were kaskia rivers with the Mississippi and
a more important place than Cot not so valuable There was time was near the mouth of the Ohio.
Ono lot 5e school tablets, 3 for 7c
Women’s pumps and oxfords—both
for greater sociability betv.ecu em
“The country was thickly populated.
Remnants in wool, silk and cotton
The old type case, with the ployer and employe and between
kid and calf leathers, a pair...... $2.98
piece goods one-third to one-half
Vim hard wheat flour, a sack........... $1.89
legend so pregnant with meaning employes. Tho employer usually did Probably there were as many people In
Children's fleeced cotton union suits,
off regular price.
for those who know what pioneer the same work as those who worked the country districts as there are to
Preferred Stock mid Royal Club coffee,
the newspaper business with him, only more of it. When day. The bluffs of the Mississippi
a pair ............................................... 69c
Men’s heavy wool work socktjx
tho paper was out there was a day
white and tan, a pair.. 34c
or so when employer and employes western coast of the Americas was
Bulk cocoa, a lb....................................... 10c
all wool coatings from
thickly settled from Alaska to Pata-
"took it easy."
3 j /2 lb. box Seafoam washing powder25c
.............................. $1.98 to $2.69
served by the Sentinel tor histor iest hours before
Women’s shoes six lots, good styles,
Men’s large size all wool union
put onto the old
50 lb. sack table salt a sack.............. 69 j
50c, 98c, $1.98, $2.39, $2.98 and $3.49.
Old When Pyramids Were Built.
Thirty eight dollars probably was I press, there wns
Gingham street dresses, complete range
Pint Mason fruit jars, a <loz............... 73c
"Balboa lived with these people for
a lot of money to the pioneer edi or a "growler."
Women’s wool and cotton union
of sizes—marked at one-third and one-
tor. That amount probably rep re has been made
but it two years and was told again and
Quart Mason fruit jars, a doz...........88c
sent <*d a large part of hi* fiYst was an important
half off—two lots......... $2.19 and $3.49
i he life again about the Pacific. Finally, with
Half gal. Mason fruit jars, a doz.... $1.23
investment in the newspaper bus of the pioneer towns and the pio- a guard of 150 Indians he ventured to
Men’s oxfords priced per pair
The * * 2 ’1 in the legend noor newspapers.
Olympic Cake and Pastry flour
from ...................... $3.49 x $4.69
cross the divide and claim the Pacific
Women’s heavy weight khaki riding
meant that there were two pack
As wo have sajd, we can only for Spain.
One lot boys’ wool cloth hats,
ages in the shipment,
cogitate upon the many hands that
“As he did It, he was standing over
dollars anti two packages of equip 1 have taken typo from this old case,
72x72 pattern mercerized table cloths,
ruins that were old when the pyramids
ment would mean little in the The names of the hundred or more
Extra heavy jar rubbers, 4 doz........ 25c . 15, <•». pair.....................
newspaper business of today.
printers who have set type i on were built. If be had been attending
Women’s rubber fudge aprons assort
But what stories this old ellHe MJottage Grove newspapers, most of a big league ball game today he would
No. 2*/2 can fancy pack tomatoes....... 18c
Boys’ two-piece corduroy suits,
ed styles and colors, each............... 69c
might tell could it but form into whom probably set type from this have druwn a seat In the gruss In
words the thousands of letters that old case, have been forgotten even front of the bleachers. He was the
have been thrown into it and set by those living who knew them, last one through the gate. The Pacific
out lignin during the .35 years that but tho names of former editors had been discovered and rediscovered
it held its place against the cu are often spoken and then» is little
criMiehnient. of more stylish ll lid doubt tha» every one of them set again and again before he arrived, and
more nristoi-rutie type cases and typo from this old case and wrote every Island In It of any Importance
printing office furniture.
copy that was put into type from was Inhabited.
“Before Balboa reached the Paciflc
The pioneer editor and his enrly- it. They uro inqiortant names in
dny sut'i’CHsors no doubt, slaved the history of Cottage Grove. There and probably about the time that Co
weary hours lucking <VP‘ vns L. F. Wooley (living), C. W. lumbus was landing on the eastern ex
THE QUALITY S ture -G ood service
it. often by the light of tin Wallace (living), the inimitable W. tremity of North America, Chinese ex
C. (Billie) Conner (living), A. Clif plorers arrived at the west coast of the
ford Gage (living), Horace Mann country, and, following the best marked
(dead), C. J. Howard (living), T. trails, the Platte trail Hnd the Claflf
II. Supple (dead), Lee Henry, C.
trail, which was centuries old before
Y. Brown, Mr. Root, J. McKean
at 9:45. Mrs. Hugh Traimeli, su-
Fisher, D. M. C. Gault (dead), D. Clark ever saw it, they penetrated to
perintendent; Mrs. Winnie Hagcrty,
W. ajid I. S. Bath (living), F. W. the Mississippi river and the capital
Cluiusse (living), Lew Cates and of the continent at Cahokia.
Phesbyt cria u Church—E. V. Os
“Like Columbus and Balboa they
others of recent years.
trander, acting pastor during the
In this queer old world the man
But tho legend, “(’. (). I>. $38.00 claimed the country, and In doing so absence of A. Ralph Spearow.
—2," on the old case tells better placed the Chinese flag on the cliffs »Sunday school at 10. forenoon ser who does things is more severely
Out' Secretarial, Stenographic, or Bookkeeping Course
than columns of words of the ^tHig at Alton. This was later known as the vice at 11, evening service at 7:30. criticized than the man who tries
will prepare you for a good position, anti—
gles and tragedies of earlyday Piasa bird. Superficial examination of Midweek services Thursday even t(- do nothing. * » •
journalism. Tho early editors did
ings at 7:30.
There are positions waiting for you when you are
not have so many problems as we the pulnting shows that It Is undoubt
if a man writes the same kind of
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have today there was no bobbed edly a Chinese dragon, the national
love letters after marriage as he
Baptist Church—Tenth and Adams,
hair—not m»arly so many drug store emblem of the empire
did before, it is an infallible sign
E. K. Clevenger, minister. This
Every Monday in October is enrollment day, and we
complexions—the girls themselves
Probably Never Returned Home.
that he married happily, or is a
church stands for the full gospel plain idiot.
assure you of the same thoro, practical training that
did tin» worrying about tho length
“In those duys there were no after message. A welcome is giveu to nil
of their dresses-- |Mirents did no» noon editions. It Is doubtful If any
is given to those who came in earlier.
who come. Bible school nt io.
have to buy silk stockings for 12
When looking ^for help the eni-
year olds—there were no automobiles one In China knew wliut the hardy preaching at 11 and 7:30. Young
ASK US ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
to take young folk and their par . explorers were apout. They may have people’s meeting at 6:30. Prayer
y who seems to have nothing to
cuts away from their homes. "The been members of u crew of Chinese
Morals of the Movies’’ was not yrt i pirates, or they may have been adven After the prayer meeting the pastor
Eugene Business College
in editorial subject- there was no turers who sailed Into unknown seas conducts a class in bible study.
Women may not be matheniati-
lunger of round the world fliers out of curiosity.
A. E. Roberts, President
Christian Church, the ‘' home like ’ ’ eians but when it conies to figures
Iropp.ng on the city—but the pio
"Furthermore, in those days travel church—A. J.
they always get the right result.
ii(»er editors did have their troubles wns so difficult that pioneers never ex-
* * *
Sunday school at 9:45, sermon and
i»nd worries- th»» historic case and
their homes. The communion at 11, Christian endea
If man is a transition from a
its logon.1 toll the story better than pected to return to
European explorers returned to report vor at 6:30, evening service at. 7:30. money. it is about time for some
p<‘<»pl<» to start to transish.
E. I‘. Thorp, C. (). D. $38.00—2.» * to their kings, but the Chinese prob
because the “It” is the first " Tho
Methodist Church—Rev. J. II.
butter«»«! old case, with its ably carried all they owned with thehi.
letter in the Igitin word l»ox«»s turned to th«» wall so that ' It Is improbable that they ever reP Ebert, Pastor. Sunday school at
jnorning worship at 11, Ep
Recipe, which means “lake.” the inscription on th«» back may: turned, or that their discovery was 9:45,
worth league at 7, evening service
ever announced. Only the painting of
Doctors the country over pre
«lays in slothful «»use its «lays of tlie dragon, or Piasa bird, remained to at 7:30. Everybody is welcome tc
attend all of these services.
Inborn are over- it has doth» its tell of their journey.
• • •
duty u«»ll—it has been the help [
Christian Science Church—Corner
Castor Oil mat«» and companion of th«»so who I “The time of this exploration Is very
struggled to make C«»ttnge Grove hard to tlx. Limestone weathers easily, if Jefferson avenue and Second
what it is—who predicted 35 vear.* i and, as the dragon could still be seen street. Sunday services at 11 a. m.
as a gentle laxative to keep or
at 7:30 p. in.
a quarter of a century ago that 50 years ago, it seems Improbable that Wednesday services
• • •
the body internally clean and Cottage Grov«» would be all that it , it was painted more than five cen-
Seventh Day Adventist Church—
is today—and more. The old type tui'les ago.
fund inning regularly.
A'est Main street. Service» every
I’uretest., Castor Oil is a rune «h»serv«»s to bo preserved for
“The theory that the dragon was Saturday. Sabbath school at 10.
generations and it shall be.
clear, bright oil from recently future
May th«' stories which its hintorv painted by aborigines of Oriental stock church service at 11; prayer meet
harvested beans and is made suggests be an inspiration to all is not tenable as it could not have sur ing Wednesday evenings at 7:30.
absolutely pure by a new pro those who may in the
tho future en vived on the cliffs that long. There
Free Methodist church—Corner of
cess. Not nauseating like old- deavor to pnunot«» and carry for I Is no doubt In my mind that It was
ward the great
gr«»at and noble thing*; PHlnted by the Chinese explorers who Monroe avenue and south Fifth
fashioned castor oil, but mild, for
which Cottage Grove
Grov«» ’s * pion<»rr
at a recent date, historically street—D. 3. Forrester, pastor, Sun
sweet, nutty and easy to take. editors struggled so inn a fully and came
day school at 10, forenoon services
(hie of 200 I’uretest prep well.
The Piasa bird, which Is supposed to at 11, evening service at 7:30.
Prayer meeting at 7:30 Thursday
arations for health and
have been seen for the first time by a
Card of Thanks,
giene. Every item the best
white man when Joliet floated down
We wish to thank mir nm n V
that skill and care can pro- friends
the Mississippi, was for centuries one
Sunday School services in the
amt neighbor» for their ex
pressions of syin;mthv ami kindiies.- of the most mysterious of the stone Latham school house every Sunday
shown us during our recent bereave
The floral offerings wer« It was quarried away more than 50
years ago and the original was lost.
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J. 8. MILNE and family
Herbert Forcade. a member of the
TA» REXAU. Store
rtuexs oue 's two
Alton boy scouts, la now preparing to
Ç J Kern, Prop. Cottage Grove. Or«.
it with printers* ink.
repaint the dragon on the cliffs. The RECKLG9S AUTC4AO0HX DRIVERS
'ROUUD TOMM WHO eoUUCTjr
work of smoothing and facing the
bluffs Is now in progress.
QUAMP4 TO OPtHATE IX
Film 1-254,000 of Inch
&EL/SC16UCS WAS PLASRD
Æottafle ftwre ^rntind
Ycu Will Want to Attend This
Big Rummage Sede
at Umphrey & Mackin s
There are real bargains in this sale of odds and ends, broken lots and staple merchan
dise from every part of the store—many lots have been priced at a fraction of their
real worth for we are determined on entire clearance—here are just a few items ((not
ed from the sale here and there from among the scores of‘ bargains offered—
Bargains for Every
Member of Family
Buy Fall Supply Groceries Now
Here Are Good Savings
Prices Slashed on Odds and
Ends Staple Merchandise
SALE CLOSES SATURDAY NIGHT
LISTEN TO THIS MESSAGE
Say It With Piinter’s Ink
Special 15-Day Sale
Bring in your old iron and coffee pot
Not Tomorrow—but Today
We will give you $1.05 for your old iron
Kern’s for Drugs
TH’ OLE GROUCH
Bring in your sad-irons or your old electric iron,
gardless of condition.
Regular price of new iron.......
Credit for your old iron...........
This new Edison Iron costs von
$1.00 for that old coffee pot
A Common Question
Where do you
this, in modern busi
ness, and on its answer
much may often lie
For ti is no
accrct that the rating
of commercial men is
often largely influenced
by the bank in which
they do business. The
higher its character the
greater their credit.
Bear this in mind when
choosing a commercial
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
THE OLD RELIABLE
Thick Is Manufactured
Washington -Probably the thinnest
celluloid tiluia ever produced have
been made by the bureau of standard*
They are so thin that 254,000 of them
can be packed tn a space an inch
They were made by dissolving the
celluloid In amylacetate and dropping
the solution on a clean water surface,
allowing the acetate to evaporate. The
bureau will uae th» films tn X-ray
Turtle, Dated 1884, la
Found Twice by Man
Moorefield, W. V«.—Zack Reel found
a land turtle on the Woerner place
near Kessel on which was carved the
name of "Joseph F Woerner," and the
date. "May 11. 1SS4.”
Woerner ts living with his daughter
'Ira. Edward Smith, at present.
TVe same turtle was found by Reel
■nee before about ICO yards fnae
where It was dl«co»ered thia time.
HOQSE POWER UUD£R TM' AUTO
HOOD, BUT OMUS <300 (SAU
PUT HCQ.SE SEUSS UMDW. Ttf
Regular price of new percolator...........
Our special price.......... ...............
< ’redit for your old coffee pot.,.......... ....
'Phis new Edison Percolator costs you.
by makers of
Kerns Electric Store