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COTTAGE GROVE, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1924
ALL VALLEY IN GRIP OF
FIRS! COLD OF
Radiators Need Special Care
to Prevent Their Freezing,
Garage Men Say.
Accidents Few Regardless of
the Dangerous Condition
Oregon Wealth Shown NEW YEAR’S ENDURANCE RACE
in Booklet of S. P.
PLANNED BY CYCLE MEN
A new sixty-four page pamphlet
entitled, “Oregon for the Settler,’’
has just been published by the
Southern Pacific railroad and is
being distributed throughout the
United States and abroad.
The pamphlet shows that with
452,000,000,000 feet, board measure,
Oregon has a larger supply of
timber than any other state. Prac-
tically one-fifth of all the standing
timber in the United .States is lo-
ceted within the boundaries of
Oregon, according to the railroad
It also points out that the 1923
field crop production of the state
led with a valuation of $21,024,637.
The 1923 fruit and nut crop valua
tion is placed at $13,960,200. The
total value of Oregon’s products
from farm, fisheries, livestock and
forests exceeded $350,000,000, it
Of Oregon’s 61,188,480 acres,
only 25,558,622 acres are deeded
and 5,084,858 acres of tillable land
are as yet uncultivated, according
to the booklet.
With the temperature going as
low as three degrees below zero,
Cottage Grove, along with the
rest of the Willamette Valley, is
shivering in the first cold spell of
Coming as it does
immediately following a week of
pleasant weather, the
present icy blast is regarded as
This low mark which is the same
as the low temperature recorder
during the cold weather five years
ago was announced this morning I
by the local weather bureau. Many
water pipes in Cottage Grove are
' frozen today and a number of I
hotels and offices are having
All the schools of the city
A church calendar will be pub
of the extreme cold but is is ex lished for the Presbyterian church
pected that it will be held to- each Sunday during the coming
morrow as ushal.
In the other year by the society of boys
known as the Ringey-dinks. This
building it is still in session.
The weather bureau at Eugene organization of which will be com-
was forecasting a temperature be pleted in the near future,
low zero at 10:45 last night. The calendar will be printed on a hand
maximum in Eugene was 23 above, press, the property of Mrs. Bert
practically the same as here. The Trask, which has been donated to
coldest place in Oregon is Enter the boys for their use during the
prise where the mercury reachod year. It was used years ago in
church work by her father, W. V.
a low mark of 28 below zero.
The cold snap is seriously inter McGee, Presbyterian pastor, now
fering with lumbering operations residing at Albany.
Yearly subscriptions will bo
and many of the mills and logging
camps are closing down. Most of taken for this publication by the
the mills are closing down until boys from members of the church.
In addition to the yearly subscrip
in tions single copies will bo on sale
trouble as a result of the freezing at the church each Sunday fore
weather which commenced with a noon.
An editor and manager for the
light snow fall monday forenoon
and increased in intensity until publication will be selected as soon
the lowest temperature for several as tho organization of the new so-
years was reached Tuesday night ciety is completed.
when the thermometer of the local
weather bureau registered a low
mark of seven degrees above zero.
The maximum temperature Tues
(Special to The Sentinel.)
day was about 24 degrees.
Dec. 15.—Mr. and Mrs. C. D.
Frozen radiators are quite a com Van Valin and daughter, Mrs. Al
mon thing, it is reported, and va fred Pleuard, motored to Eugene
rious devices are being resorted Thursday.
to to keep the cooling water in
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Volgamore
the care from turning to ice. Old and family moved to Wildwood
burlap sacks, worn raincoats, paste last week to be nearer Mr. Volga-
board boxes and various other more’s work at Rujada.
things are being pressed into ser
Miss Elizabeth Mulkey, of Cor
vice for use as covering material. vallis, has come to spend the winter
Householders are also having with her sister, Mrs. John Teeters.
trouble and it is no unusual sight to
Miss Sarah Riley, of
see the man of the house gatherin'; visiting at tho home of
up rags and old newspapers to Miss Laura Riley.
wrap water pipes.
Mrs. Harry Elfving, of Mount
The lowest temperature which View, spent Thursday nt the home
has been recorded since the estab- of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A.
lishment of the weather bureau Van Schoiack.
here was 3 degrees below December
The high school boys of Dorena
17, 1919, exactly five years before will soon be turning out for basset-
the first low record for this year. ball practice.
According to reports of traffic
officers, speeding on the highway
Sales books. The Sentinel.
has become practically a thing of
the past. The frozen snow makes few accidents. So far as is known
the pavement extremely slick and no serious ones have been reported
treacherous and few motorists have in this vicinity. It is also thought
been willing to risk their necks that very little damage has been
by driving at more than a normal done to cars by freezing.
rate of speed.
Garage men state that with
As a result there have been but proper care in covering radia
tors while running there is no dan
ger of freezing. Only in instances
where the front of tho car has not
been covered have the radiators
MEH’. MCH*. *HeHY
frozen. All motorists are warned
UEH GOOCH «UT OOWU
against starting out on the road
without taking these precautions as
the water will freeze while the car
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is running unless something is
HIS MOUSE H BUST FOUR
done to prevent the free circulation
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of air through the fine pipes of
X* REQUIRE LOTS O’ PIMMG Y
TH* OLE GROUCH
I HACTE T” SRB A Mice TREB
COTTAGE GROVE PROPERTY IS Alu,"ni pi «™ 8™«»
GIVEN HIGHER VALUE
Cottage Grove’s property is as
The alumni association of the
sessed more than $34,000 higher I Cottage Grove high school will put
Roscoe Cole Returns While than last year, according to figures ' on an entertainment for the bene
announced recently by tho county fit of tho new gymnasium building
Searching' Party Combs
assessor’s office. AB Laie county about January 16, it was announced
Hills for Him.
cities except two <how a higher I yesterday. The program will be Tract of Timber Is Purchased
valuation this year than last. Cities ! of the orpheum typo and will be
From the Government by
17. (Special.)— showing a lower valuation are Co approximately two hours in length.
Roscoe Cole, of Dorena, was lost burg, where the valuation is neavly
It will be given at the gymna
in the Buckhorn district east of $3000 lower, and Florence, where it sium and the proceeds will go
Dorena for three and one-half decreased nearly $13,000.
toward the purchase of now stage Plant With 100,000 Feet Output
days the first of this week with
Eugene property has increased in , equipment.
Among the numbers
Will Be Established
very little food or shelter.
value more than half a million I which will be presented are a 35-
Saturday morning he mounted a dollars and Springfield is $42,000 I minute play, vocal solos, two or
Within a Year.
pony, belonging to M. M. Stewart, higher.
i three stunts, and numbers by a
where he was staying at that
The valuations in the se venti ; quartet and The Trouboudor or-
The purchase by J. H. Chambers
time, and started up the creek cities this year as compared with I chest ra.
of 56,000,000 feet of government
toward Buckhorn for a hunt. He last, are as follows:
timber fivo miles west of here and
tied his horse to a tree and after
contiguous to about twice that
a short hunt was unable to find Coburg ........... .$ 64,544
amount of timber which he already
owned, makes certain a large saw
After wandering -around all
mill operated by him. The trans
Saturday he came out into
Eugene ........... . 9,668,129 9,153,259
fer of the timber was consummated
Valley, where he received a bite Florence .........
Monday and tho timber fills in tho
to eat at a miner’s cabin anti Junction City
The Harbor Investment company, timber which Mr. Chambers already
then started back.
Springfield .... . 1,085,793 1,043,426
(Special to The Sentinel.)
representing the Anderimn & Mid owned. The timber just purchased
A searching party consisting of
Dec. 17.—Mrs. Art Dugan suf
dleton company, has purchased 1440 could not have been cut profitably
fered an injury to one eye last Roy, Alex and Vern Garoutte,
acres of timber land in sections 30, by anyone who did not own tho
Wednesday. While stooping over to
32 and 34, township 20 south of timber which it adjoins and Mr.
pick up some wood she ran a Kelly, Wes Chrisman and C. A.
range 1 west, from the Mallard Chambers’ operations in his other
splinter on the ax handle in her Van Schoiack were hunting for
estate of New London, Wis., at n timber would have been hindered
eye. The injury proved not to be him when he ararivod home Tuesday
prico reported to have been in the without it.
noon, having been out three nights
serious, but was very painful.
A football team which won every neighborhood of $83,000.
Within a year Mr. Chambers,
in the snow and rain.
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Pruett and
The deed to this land was filed with whom will be associated his
James “Buzz’’ Stewart and gamo except one, and only missed
daughter Jessie and Virginia Goro
son Victor, will have in operation
Claude Sheets then went to Buck winning that by the failure to
were visitors in Eugene Friday.
ouchdown. in Eugene Tuesday. The Ander a mill with a 100,000 capacity.
horn to iniorm the searchers that kick the goal after a touchdow"
Fran* | son & Middloton company has Because a mill Bite could not be
J. E. Banton has been suffering he had returned.
was coached this season by
front a badly sprained back, which
Garetson, formerly of the Grove I two sawmills in this vicinity and purchased here at what Mr. Cham
he received from a fall.
Lumber company here, according has made a number of purchases bers thought a reasonable price,
Banton has been suffering several
to an Alton, Ill., paper which has of timber land near here recei tly tho milling operations will bo con
days with blood poison in his hand,
been recoived by H. W. Titus.
ducted in the timber and the fin-
Both are improving at this time
The former Cottage Grove lum
ished product will be sent out
berman, who left here about three
on a railway which is yet to be
An eight-pound son was born
S. L. Godard believes that he years ago, is now captain in the
built. It is
Mr. Chamber’s be-
December 12 to Mr. and Mrs. C. L.
(Special to The Sentinel.)
has made a discovery—that elec United States army and is stationed
Roberts, of Aurora, and is a tricity is a great
Doc. 17.—Victor Shaw, of Grants lief that both the railway and
vitalizer for at the Western Military academy
grandson of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. trees.
Pass, is visiting at the home of the mill can be completed within
Pruett, of London and also a read that one of his shade trees at Alton, and is in charge of the his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. C. n yoar. Whether the railway will
connect with tho Southern Pacific
grandson of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. had fallen under the weight of athletic department of the school.
The paper, containing an account
Roberts of Anlauf. The baby has the first flurry of snow, tho fall
Cottage horo or at Curtin has not been
of the Thanksgiving day game on Grove, was out to his place here decided and can not be until sur
been named Boyd Laroy.
ing tree putting the Mountain
veying operations under way are
3. H. Warthen of LaHabra, States Power company’s system out the front page and an editorial several days of last week.
praising the sportsmanship of both
The railway will be
California arrived Wednesday of of commission
for 30 minutes.
last week to spend the holidays Electricity flew in every direc tho coach and the team, was re- for an extended visit with her 10 miles in length, regardless of
whether it comos hore or goes to
with his daughter, Mr. Charles tion and Mr. Godard is of the ceived by Mr. Titus. It was this brother, in Seattle.
game which the Military boys lost
Roy Foster and son edward, of Curtin.
opinion that the electricity caused
by one point.
Mr. Chambers believes that the
Eugene, spent tho week end with
Mrs. Earl Layton and little the tree to regrow within an
situation is such that it will
daughter left Tuesday for San increditably short time, for when
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Fisher visit- bo possible to put on a large con
Mill Employe Injured.
Diego, Calif., to join Mr. Layton he went to look at it only one
Frank Cooley, an employe in ed Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. struction crow just as soon as the
who has been temporarily stationed limb was niasing. There is the
possibility, of course, that only Anderson & Middleton’s mill A at Fisher’s sister, Mrs. R. L. Ritchey route of the railway is decided
Snow to the depth of about four the one limb fell in the first Latham, sustained severe injuries
A site south of the city was
inches has fallen here in the last place.
Wednesday afternoon, when it be ii dance nt their home Saturday considered for a location of the
mill but its location in tho timber
came entangled with an emery night.
School reopened Monday morn
Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Perini and has nbw been definitely decided.
wheel. The flesh was severely torn
ing, no other case of diphtheria
and bruised. No bones wore brok- family, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pre-
en, however. He will be unable to mazzi ami family, and Mr. end
not having received the anti-toxin
return to work for several weeks. Mrs. A. Tonoli and son Chris were
treatment were sent home.
guests Saturday night at the home
Some of the members of Joe
Mrs. C. A. Bartell tuned in on
For 35 centB a little wantad will g ? Steve Tonoli at .Divide, the
Abeene’s family have been on the
Saskatchewan, Canada, at 8 o’clock somotimos do the work of a $5-a- or,mission being the birthday un-
sick list the past week.
Wednesday evening, the first timo day auctioneer.
xxx niversary of steve Tonoli, a big
Snow and freezing weather has
dinner was served and tho re
that local radio fans have reached
.■minder of tho evening spent in played havoc with six telephono
BILL BOOSTER SAYS that place, bo far as is known.
lines leading to Lorane, Divide, Do-
Weather reports received gave the
Mr. anil Mrs. C. A. Dodge, accom light Valloy and Row river. Resi
TAKE OFF MN HAT TO THE
panied by the Misses Kathleen and dents there are completely cut off
below zero. It was stated that MCBGlR, MR STOREKEEPER,
KAAM WO PMS HIS BIUÄ» I
Evelyn Smith, of Cottage Grove, from Cottage Grove as far as tele
this was the col est it has been
HE MAN BS OMCf A COMMOM
HUSTUM' -to VJIM AVUAT HER
motored to Eugeno Saturday eve phone connection is concerned. Tho
there for fifteen years.
city lines are all in working or-
PLUG VJV4O UJShRS A RUBBER
At Edmonton, Alberta, it was CUSTOMERS” AR* DOW*' IT BI
eOUAS, BUT HB «S MORS Tfc
Mr. nnd Mrs. Addison Heath der, however.
45 below, the announcer stated, jgst owe \ qat ~ adm * rtvwwq »
and W. D. Heath, of Mount View,
3E RESPHCTBP THAU THE
coldest MQ>Jg£ R« ht HERE OW TH1
visited Saturday with Mr. and
if we haven’t exactly what you
weather for 10 years, Other re- 'TOO KWOW NOUR PATROMS
GEUTEEL DEADSEAT I FOR Ufi
‘ W. Fisher.
ports received told of a severe PERSOMALVY, NOUVE GOT TH’
want—or can’t produce it—if it is
IS AU MOUEBT MAU AMO A
-Mrs. 8. P. Shortridge and son anything in the printing line—we
accident in Sterling, Colorado,
GOOP CHVLBHl W
Clifford visited Sunday with Mrs. can get it for you.
where four were crushed in n aomamtage »Z rt wan ', jest
FIGHT TH' CNM 9fORES MIHH
Shortridge’s brother, Wm. Thorne,
A mnsical program was heard -IHEW. CMM WEAPOM
W. F. Schelly, of Roseburg, was
f rom the Canada station.
—no matter how tight mouey
n dinner guest Wednesday, of
may be, advertising will
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Dodge.
loosen it up.
Mrs. Peto Tonoli, who is con
old negro went to the office
—It is a fact that the big
velesing from a serious attack of
of the commissioner of registra
advertisers use big space
dipulheria, left Saturday for a
tion in a Missouri town and applied
her parents, Mr. and
for registration papers.
then* is no use going
Mrs. Miller at Divide. A thorough
“What’s your namel” asked the
fumigation of the home will bo
made during her ahsenco and the
—in that way keep
“George Washington,’’ was the
quarantine which has kept the
their sales up to
whole family confined closely will
normal. They get the
‘4 Well, George, are you the man
business that others
who cut down the cherry treef”
might have gotten- had they
“No, «uh, I ain’t de man, I
been equally as wide awake.
The Sentinel will assist you in
ain’t done no work for nigh onto
Western Christian Ad*
the preparation of any special ruled
—the small businesa man will
profit by keeping close wntch
or printed form. Givo your home
of how the big business man
Correct styles always in wedding
keeps “business as usual.’’
to meet competition in anything a
and social stationery at the live
wire print shop.
print, shop can produce.
A number of Cottage Grove mo
torcycles owners are expected to
take part in the 600 mile endurance
contest which will be held on New
Year’s day, with motorcycle fans
from Eugene. Roseburg, Salem and
Portland entered in the race. Harry
Rentle, received word Monday that
the route of the race would be
from Eugene to Lorane to Cottage I
Grove to Lowell and back to Eu
gene. The course will be covered
six times, making a total Tun of
The contest will start at 8
o’clock New year’s eve and is ex
pected to last until 6 o’clock the
next evening. This is one of a
number of similar events that have
been staged by motorcycle mon of
the vicinity during the past few
LOCAL FIRMS PURCHASES LAND
FROM EASTERN ESTATE
Former Resident Here
Electricity Is Cause of
Mrs Bartell Tunes in
for Radio Report
Six Telephone Lanes
Out of Order
WHAT’S THE USE
Had the Nerve?
G oing into SFE fanny FE AT<set7 head ' s
hew place ih tme C ity - T hey $ at S he lives
S well apt .- motel — i ' ll T ime it S o ' s
GET T here JUST ABO u T IW i T i ME and
S he ' ll have T o T qeat me tb lunch — i ' m
D ying T o S ee what T hat motel D inin '
B oom i S lime <-
D inin ' B oom
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HEflE I GO WAY INTO T ub
C ity T o see U sât fea T heq -
HEAD SWOMAN A ÎHF. 'WASN'T
DECENT ENUr -It) TAKE me
D own S fai QS foq lunch —
J ust give me a cup of
C offee an ' a S alad up >n