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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 29, 1924)
TWICE A WEEK
COTTAGE GROVE, LANE COUNTY, OREGON,
MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1924
Two Eugene Boys Are SENTINEL INSTALLS NEW TYPE Mrs. Helmick, Aged 101 OREGONANDWASHINGTONHAVE
Metcalf Catching L
Dies at Home at
RECORD LUMBER CUT
Picture of What Cottage Grove
Would Be Without
Business Men of City Issue
Second Broadside of
Stacy, 12, and Clark, 10, sons of
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Swanson, lived
a mile below Santa Clara on river
loop No. 2, five miles north of
Eugene, were drowned in a small
lake at 4:30 Christmas day.
These boys, in company with
their brother, Raymond, 9, and
Julius Van Daniskie, older than
any of the others, were skating
and Bledding on the lake when
Clark’s hat fell into the water where
the lake had not frozen over. In
attempting to reach it, he fell in
and a minute later Stacy, in
trying to rescue him, slipped off
the ice and disappeared beneath
the surface of the water.
Raymond Swanson ran to the
home of J. W. Richardson near by
for help. Mr. Richardson and an-
other neighbor put out in a boat
and recovered the bodies by means
of hooks a few minutes after the
boys fell in, but all efforts at re-
A Eugene physician was sent for
and he rushed out with a pulmotor,
but could do nothing to restore
Entire Newspaper Each Week la
Twenty-two Per Cent of Entire
New Type; Used Type I»
National Production Comes
Albany, Ore., Dec 24.—Mrs. Sarah
From West Coast.
J. Helmiek, 101 years old, and one
of Oregon’s best known pioneers,
The Sentinel has completed the died at her home here last night
The lumber cut of Oregon and
installation of its Ludlow compos after an illness of several days Washington for 1923, according to
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ing room equipment. The Ludlow Mrs. —
became afflicted i statistics collected by the bureau
casts type in slug form much simi with a cold recently, which, with I of census in cooperation with tho
lar to the slug-casting machines her advanced age, is believed to rarest service, was the largest ever
that have been in genera) use for have caused her death. Funeral roportod, amounting to 10,643,739,-
many years, but is different from arrangements have not been an 000 feet. The total lumber cut of
the slug casting machine which nounced.
Mrs. Helmiek figured the United States during 1923 was
The Sentinel has used for many prominently in the advancement of I 37,165,540,000 feet, the largest since
years in the fact that this equipment Oregon, notable among her deeds 1916.
is adapted to difficult type compo being her gift to the state last
Washington is by far the leading
sition, while the ordinary typeset September of Helmick park, four lumber producing state.
ting machines are not. The new miles south of Monmouth, dedi ; ranks second, Louisiana third and
machine also produces larger type cation of which was made a state i Mississippi fourth. Lumber, lath
faces than the machine which The wide event.
and shingle production in Oregon
I for 1923 was: Lumber, 3,966,083,000,
Sentinel has used for many years.
The difference which the ordi
an increase of 31.2 per cent over
nary person will immediately notice
1922; lath, 393,942,000, an increase
is that the matrices from which the
of 43 per cent; shingles, 414,629,000,
type is formed are set by hand
a decrease of 15 per cent.
instead of through the operation
The two predominating woods were
of a keyboard.
southern yellow pine, which con
The type for commercial printing
tributed nearly 35 per cent of the
of every character and the display
London, Dec. 27.—(Special.)— I total lumber cut of the United
type for advertising will be set Those supplied with water from the . States for 1923, and Douglas fir,
by the new equipment, while the villege water systPtn were aston ’ which contributed slightly over 22
body type will continue to be set ished during the recent cold Bpell per cent, their nearest competitor
on the other machine.
to find that the water supply, I being western yellow pine, with
Practically every line of type iu which had greatly diminished, had 7.5 per cent. With the exception
this issue of the Sentinel was set taken on a taste and aroma much of cypress, tho cut of which de
on either the Intertype or the like that of the water from the creased 5.7 per cent, all the prin
Ludlow, which means that when mineral spring», It was thought cipal species of the country showed
the forms are “killed off” thev that there must have been some increase for 1923 as compared with
will be simply dumped into a upheaval of the earth that had the preceding year. The lumber
metal pot, to be remelted into connected the two sources of water. cut of Douglas fir, largely pro
pigs or ingots for use in making The explanation was a dead skunk duced in Oregon and Washington,
more type. Type distribution is in the wnter Tnqln
amounted to 8,222,SCO,000 feel.
largely done away with.
The Ludlow equipment means new-
type for practically every piece
of printing produced by, and
every ad printed in, The Sentinel
"THE FOUR ANGLES”
and it means no limit to the
Here’s a dandy puzzle for beginners and for old hands at the game.
amount of typo available except
Several unkeyed letters, but only one technical name and one abbrevia
as the pile of raw metal is limited.
tion. These facts and Its all-over interlock make It not such a hard one
Can you imagine Cottage Grove
without a store of any kind in it?
How would you get your sup
plies ? Would you like to walk,
drive or ride ten or twenty miles
away for a pound of butter, a
dozen eggs, a blanket, a suit of
clothes or some other need! Not
very likely, we’re thinking, As
a matter of fact, it’s beyond all
reason to imagine a community
without a business of some kind
in it. For is it not the business
and professional interests that com-
priBe the nucleus of any city?
All of which is a mighty good
reason why our business and pro-
fessional interests should broadcast
the “Spend your dollars at home”
message you’ll find in this issue.
Turn to it now and read every
word of their excellent talk. Many
points in it of which you, Mr. and Reprint of Account of First Annual
Mrs. Cottage Grove Citizen, perhaps
Exhibition Held in Octo tier,
have never thought and which will
1902, at London.
kindle in you the desire to do more
toward the development of this—
Several issues ago The Sentinel
you home city.
As the message states, your dol called attention to tho fact that in
lars “do double duty when spent earlier days community agricultural
at home. ’ ’ How true it is. What fairs were a feature. An account
sense is there in sending our money was published of a fair held at
out of town for things we need Lorane in 1902, as it had been
when we can buy them—yes, of a printed in The Nugget. Following
better quality and at a lower price, is an account of the first annual
too—right in Cottage Grove? Does fair held at London October 2, 3
any of that money you might spend and 4 of the same year, reprinted
in another city or with some far exactly as it appeared in The
away mail order house ever come Nugget:
back to aid in the development of
Through the courtesy of C. J.
our own community? Positively—
Robin Safley, 12-year-old daugh
Howard who put in last week at ter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Safley, <|f
When a local merchant makes the Oregon Mineral Springs, also east Main street, died at about
a sale, part of his profit comes Levi Geer, the enterprising pro 4 o’clock this morning from diph
back TO YOU through the develop prietor, who furnished some of the theria. The child had been ill for
ment of a greater and bigger Cot necessary data, we are this week some time with what was thought
More schools, more enabled to give a full and complete to be tonsilitis but did not appear
churches, better, streets, a better report of the fair held there re to be seriously ill until yesterday.
lighting system and other civic im cently.
The Safleys have been residents
October 8, 1902.
For the merchant
here but a few months. This is the
Editor Nugget:—The first annual first death of a child from this
carries a heavier tax burden than
the average citizen—yet he has al-1 fair held at the Oregon Mineral malady during the prevalence of
ways and will always contribute) Springs, one mile this side of the disease during the past few
his share toward seeing that you Amos, on the Coast Fork river, months and this is the only case
and yours are happy and content - under the management of Levi reported within several weeks.
Geer, the owner and proprietor of
in your surroundings.
Do as much for him. Spend your the Springs, is a thing of the past.
Say it with printers’ ink.
dollars in Cottage Grove whenever The session closed on the 4th day
the article you want is for sale of this month, after a successful all the privileges and conveniences
here—and usually it is.
Here’s ■ run of three days, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. of a grand stand.
Over 500 people were present and
where you earn your dollars and
The principal feature of the
here’s where spending them will a display of stock, fruits and second day aside from the viewing
do the most good.
of the exhibits was the driving for
The next of our merchants ’ mes passed in any section of the Wil- prizes. The teams were entered as
sages will appear during January.i lamette valley.
Everything went like clockwork
Watch for it.
A. Doolittle, A. Lewelling and
and words of highest praise for Levi Geer. The first prize was
manager and committies are to be awarded the handsome grays owned
heard on every hand.
by Mr. Geer with a record of 1%
The following is a list of
miles in 6% minutes, giving the
COMMITTIES AND JUDGE8.
record of a mile in 4 minutes, The
On Poultry and Live Stock—John second prize was awarded A. Ie-
Small, W. M. Witte, Ben Baughman welling. The rest of the day was
and Alex Small. The duties of taken up in the display of stock,
Eugene, Ore., Dec. 27.—Like the this committee consists of general terminating with a dance in the
fatted gobbler, the days of tho elk management of the grounds, out evening.
and deer in Hendricks park are side of the pavilion, looking after
The morning of the third dny
numbered. They are soon to be the interest of stock and poultry, was devoted to the judging of
slaughtered and made into steaks and receiving entry fees and pre stock and poultry aB usual award
for poor and needy families of the senting the awards upon recommen ing of prizes while the afternoon
city, says B. H. Parker, city park dations of the Judges.
was devoted to a program consist-
superintendent. Permission to kill
Committee on Pavilions—A. Doo ing of instrumental and vocal mu
the animals because they are prov little, A. A. Kelly, Henry Dame sic, and a free show under the
ing too much of a drain on the i wood and John Massey.
management of Max Cruse, the
city’s financial resources was re
Judges of Stock and Poultry— popular tourist photographer, who
ceived by Mr. Parker from the Calvin Wallace, Howe Garoutte and has taken up his winter quarters
state game commission this week, others.
at the Springs.
with instructions to use his own
Altogether the fair was a success
The first day was devoted to
judgment in butchering them. Mr. ’ the reception of stock and varoius from 'start to finish and shows
Parker believes that the treat exhibits and of the same, while what the several neighborhoods
should be used for charitable pur several horse and foot races were can do in the way of providing
poses and proposes to
distribute in the entry, The half mile track entertainment for their selves both
it through Mrs. M. 8. Ady, police is directly in front of tthe new j profitable and interesting.
matron, and the Salvation Army.
(To be continued.)
hotel and the broad porches offer
AGRICULTURAL FAiRS FEATURED
EARLY DAYS HERE
Little Safley Girl Dies
Eugene's Deer and Elk
To Be Steaks for
NEW BENEDICT IS HOST
TO MASONIC BRETHREN
The wedding of a member of
the fraternity is due and legal
notice to members of the local
Masonic lodge that a jelly time
is in store for them, usually at
the expense of the new benedict.
Arch Proctor is the most recent
to provide such a time, which fol
lowed the annual installation held
Friday night. A banquet at the
Gray Goose, followed by an im
promptu program, was the feature.
Presbyterians to Hold Open House
The Presbyterian chureh congre
gation will hold open house from
3 to 5 o’clock New Year’s day in
Phillips hall, complimenting the
pastor, Ralph A. Speerow. and Mrs.
WHAT’S THE USE
FQ om ACQO<S5 Tne
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MRS. FEAT h ERHEAD
Skunk Gives a Mineral
Flavor to IVater
CROSS-WORD PUZZLE No. 3
WATER AND SLUSH ARE
Harry Metcalf probably appre
ciates more than anyone else the
break in the cold spell. He is
trying to make up for the sleep
that he lost during tho cold spell
when he had to spend a large part
of both day and night in keeping
the fires going that kept Jack
Frost from destroying the thous
ands of hothouse plants necessary
in the conduct of the business of
the Sunnyside greenhouses, of which
Mr. Metcalf is one of the owners.
Not only did the cold spell come
at one of tho busiest times of the
year, but Mr. Metcalf’ b partner,
E. A. Lilly, is in California and
Mr. Metcalf had to do the work
of threo or four men. He succeeded
in saving all of his flowers except
part of one house of sweet peas.
Part of the time, when many water
users had their faucets open to
keep them from freezing, the pres
sure was so low that it would not
force water into the boiler and
Mr. Metcalf had to carry it in
Back of Cold Spell Suffers
Fracture Which Is
Many Householders Spend Sun
day Replacing Burst
Oregonians are again themselves
and this favored section of the
famous, fertile, fruitful Willamotte
is famous, fortile and fruitful
The back of the cold spell has
been severely fractured and zero
weather has given away to Oregon
mist and the slush of melting
snow. Oregonians gleefully paddle
through the water. Wet feet are
cheerfully welcomed in place of
Water pipes that were frozen
celebrated by throwing streams of
water where they had burst and
i many Cottage Grove householders
spent tho larger part of Sunday
replacing pipes, thawing out hot
water tanks and getting things
ready for today’s family washing.
When Loren Harvey opened his
In many instances householders
Owl Cleaners establishment a few had loft frozen faucets open and
days ago he was surprised to find when the water camo through dur
a customer waiting in the room at ing the thaw there were many
the rear of the building He traa narrow osvapes trom flooded houses.
also surprised to find that the cus-
A number of proporty owners
toiner was a barn owl. The night may have to repair their cement
bird had been unablo during tho Bidewalks through which water
cold spell to find any open water oozed and froze, boosting the walks
in which to bathe and decided that skyward, Welks on the cast aide
the Owl cleansers would be the of Kem’s for Drugs, on the west
place to get its feathers preened.
side of the Bank of Cottayo flmv»
The bird was Kept in the front in and front of Spriggs Brothers
window of tho establishment dur blacksmith shop, all on Sixth streot,
ing the day and freed at night.
were affected but probably will
settle back in place.
If there should bo another cold
spell, the city council probably
will take stringent action with
those who permit faucets to run
night and day. Tho water pres-
annual county taxpayers' sure got so low during tho recent
meeting, to bo hold tomorrow in aold spell that a fire would havo
Eugene, is of considerable import endangered the entire city. Frozen
ance to residents of this end of pipes can easily be prevented even
the county, a number of whom .are in zero ’weather with very few
planning to attend. An itom in the precautions, such as keeping cold
budget for the improvement of a drafts from them, and wrapping
road into the Bohomia district is them with newspapers. Many pipes
of vital importance in tho develop in the city thus protected gave no
ment of the mining industry.
trouble whatevor during the recont
cold spell. Every water user is
Sales books. The Sentinol.
X also supposed to have a draincock
whore his pipes connect with tho
city main. Shutting off tho watey
at a draincock automatically drains
the cold water pipes.
Cottage Grove probably will be
short many flowers next season as
The following suggestions arc the result of tho freeze. Thousands
given to aid the few who are not of dahlia and gladiolus bulbs prob
already crossword puzzlo fans: A ably were destroyed and rose bush
lettei belongs in each white space. es and shrubbory wore injured to
A word starts at the extreme left some extent, although protected
of each horizontal row of white by the snow which preceded tho
spaces and at the top of each row frooze. Berry bushes also suffered,
of vortical white spaces aud must but these too were protected to
fill the row. Each word, of course, some extent by snow.
Vinall Randall is one victim of
crosses one or more other words
afid the letters where the words the cold spell. .He succeeded in
fracturing three toes in an accident
cross must be in both words.
Start in by filling in the words while coasting down hill.
Several owners of gold fish re
of which you are reasonably cer
tain. These will give you clues to ported that the wator froze solid
words crossing them nnd thèse in in the bowls, with the fish inside
the ice, but that when tho ice
turn to others.
thawed the fish came to life and
disported themselves with their
Solution of Puzzi* No. 1.
Ed Conner reports an unusual
condition. At his mountain home
tho temperature was at all times
10 to 10 degrees above that here
and all snow had disappeared by
Sunday forenoon. He nearly froze
to death when he camo down into
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