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TO T H E W E S T E R N OR EG O N
COTTAGE GROVE. OREGON. FRIDAY. OCT. 15. ¡909
If CHRIST WERE HERE
less and powerless, while the man o f
I Galilee is the most potent personality
in all the world at the present time.
Why this difference? One founded his
HAS FAITH IN THE CAMP NiW BLOOD IS NEEDED
Interesting Discourse by Rev.
empire upon violence brutality and
bloodshed, while the other established
His kingdom upon kindness and broth
erliness. The Nazarene has been well
termed everybody’s friend.
Shame upon us who cull ourselves
His followers “ if we live for ourselves,
think for ourselves and none besides,
just as if Jesus hud never lived, as if
He had never died.” Shall we not all
go from this service tonight resolved
to look upon and treat those we meet
this coming week as if they belonged,
as well as ourselves, to the great fam
ily circle over which God presides as
father. Then men w ill think more of
our professions and our religion.
|y)r< L j,|y Confident that Bolieill- Immigrants and New Railways
SAVIOR W O U L D BE S P IR IT U A L
ia Will Make Good.
Will Make Tnis Country.
torieally powerful. That lie will have
a largo audience in Cottage Grove
goes without saying.
The Chorus club o f the Royal school
is rehearsing the cantata " K in g Saul,”
which it w ill present in this city in the
not very distant future.
SHOW LARGE INCREASE
Cottage Grove Schools Forging
Rancher M oves to Town.
MINING SO S A Y S W I L L I A M E. CURTIS
R. Hulls, who has lived near Lorane T O T A L E N R O L L M E N T O V E R 400
for a number o f years past, has rented
his ranch to his son, Elm er Hull, and
T w o Camps Have Been id Operation Famous Correspondent V sits Lane on Monday moved to town to live in Additional Accommodations Will Have
If Christ W ere in Cottage Grove T o
County and W rites C o n c e rn in g Its comparative ease.
day He Would be Patriotic, Distin
There fo r About Three Y e a r s - Need
to be Provided in the Near Future If
Wonderful Tim ber R eso u rces -Set bought one ar . a half acres o f land
guishing That Quality From Partyism.
o f a Sm elter in Bohemia District Is
Attendance Continues to Increase.
tlors for Cut-over Lan d s
Comparisons Are Made.
Greatly Felt — Mining Notes.
near the north corporation limits from
General School Notes.
J. C. Baker fo r $S(KI, and w ill make
“ What would Jesus be in Cottage
Mr. E. E. L illy has great faith in
W illiam E. Curtis, thi world-famous
I f the intelligence o f a community is
this bis home. “ Dick” W alker and
the future o f the Bohemia mining dis- correspondent o f the Chirago-Herald,
Grove in 1909?” This question was
l judged by its educational advantages,
fam ily o f Latham have moved to the
rict, where he has spent the greater recently visited Lane county, and in
most interestingly anil logically discuss
I Cottage Grove need not fear the test.
Hull ranch where he is employed.
part o f tw elve years. In conversation speaking o f its lumber interests has
ed before a large and appreciative con
We justly feel proud o f our public
gregation by the Rev. Robert Sut
with The Sentinel on Monday he de the follow ing to say :
1 schools. With two more teachers add
S H O U L D BE E N F O R C E D .
cliffe, pastor o f the Methodist church,
clared his intention to make a “ stake”
“ The Booth-Kelly Lumber Company,
ed to tiie teaching force, and the large
Sunday evening. He took for his text
there regardless o f what others inter o f which Mr. Dixon is manager, owns Question o f Bonding fo r W ater Sys increase in the attendance upon the
Law Provides That Truant O fficers be
Heb. 13:8, “ Jesus Christ the same yes
ested in the camp thought or did. He about 12(Xl square miles, or approx
High sehool, the
tem G oes to Voters.
Employed by School Boards.
terday, today and fo rever,” and from
has more faith in the camp today than imately thirty-four billion feet, of
Wednesday next the qualified electors should take courage at the bright out
The state compulsory education law
these words introduced the subject o f
ever before, and emphatically declares Douglas fir ii^ this neighborhood, the o f Cottage Grove w ill be called u|»on look. The total enrollment at the close
his discourse, a synopsis o f which fo l should be strictly enforced in Cottage that it w ill eventually make good. He heaviest timber that grew. The com to vote upon the question o f issuing o f the first month was 457, against 403
Grove, as w ell as in every other local has three claims adjoining the Oregon
pany is composed o f Michigan, Oregon municipal bonds in a sum not to exceed last year at "the same time, showing a
ity in Oregon. The law was enacted & Colorado, and while he has only done
Doubtless many have asked the ques
and California men. It has four i $l(M),fiiH) for tile* purpose o f construct gain o f 54.
The enrollment in the
for a purpose and that purpose, The his assessment work on these this year
big sawmills and employ s about 12(Ml ing an adequate water system, and High school last year at the end o f the
tion, how does anyone know what Jesus
Sentinel believes, should be attained.
he has excellent prospects, two veins men, one-half o f whom are in the mills every citizen should inform him self on first month was 52, and for this year
would be or do in Cottage Grove in
it provides that all children between showing good ore. Mr. Lilly expects
1909? for the West has exchanged
anil the rest in the woods. It is said the subject before casting his ballot. 85, making an increase o f 33, or over
and including the ages o f nine and
that when fu lly developed this property to ship more lumber to the East by rail It is the purpose o f the common coun *>3 per cent. The enrollment in all
places with the E a st; the electric light
fourteen years, and all children be w ill produce sufficient copper and ga
has supplanted the floating w ic k ; we
than any other company on the coast, cil to issue twenty-five-year bonds, grades for the month ending October 8
tween the ages o f fourteen and sixteen
lena to pay ali running expenses, g iv and its output is enormous. Mr. Dixon to bear interest at the rate o f 5 per cent fo llo w s :
ride in Pullman cars instead o f on cam
years not regularly engaged in some ing gold as a net profit. In addition
tells me the policy o f the company is ' per annum, for the construction o f a
els’ backs. That may all be true, but
High school building High school
useful employment, must attend school to these claims Mr. L illy and O. P.
right and wrong, justice and injustice,
to follow the lines of the conservation pipe line from Layng creek, about 85, seventh grade 32, fifth grade 512,
each year as long as school is taught Adams have two claims adjoining the
falsehood and truth are still the same.
movement as proposed by Gifford twenty miles distant, to connect with third grade 34, second grade 37, first
in the district in which the parent or Ophir and Music mines. These proper
When we find out in the gospels what
Pinchot, because they consider it wise the present municipal system. A fort grade 3(5.
guardian lives. The children taught in ties w ill be put in a somewhat develop
Jesus was and did we may confidently
and prudent not only to the country at night since The Sentinel published an
W est side building Eighth grade 34,
the school or its branches at home or
ed condition and disposed of. There large, but to their personal interests. estimate o f the cost, the figures ag sixth grade 18, fifth grade 25, fourth
assert that He would be the same and
in private school or by a private tutor,
are two tunnels aggregating 300 feet, Mr. Dixon says that all of the large gregating $70,(XX), and this sum Mayor grade 42, second and third grades 35,
do the same in the midst o f our modern
such instructions to be equivalent to and both base and a comparatively free
complex o f civilization. I f Jesus lived
timber interests in Oregon have the Job thinks w ill be sufficient to complete first grade 17.
that given in the public schools. Chil ore, or an ore that will plate satisfac
in Cottage Grove He would be spirit
The Sentinel learns from Super
same disposition, and that there is a the proposed work.
dren that can prove by an examination torily. Still two other claims are held
Men have always substituted
perfect understanding and co-operation
The city o f Cottage Grove has long intendent E. K. Barnes, besides the
that they have mastered the common by Mr. L illy and his son, E. A. Lilly,
other things for this requirement, such
between the forestry service and the demanded this improvement, and in above information, that instead o f
school branches, such examinations to near the Mayflower, and known as the
as orthodoxy, respectability and relig-
asmuch as the citizenship generally there being 57 tardy marks, as was the
be given by the county eighth grade Galconda group.
Here trails have
onism. Spirituality means more than
has championed the undertaking, there case during the first month in 1908,
examining board. Children who are been cut, a house built and 200 feet of
wearing an odd dress or using peculiar
is every prospect that the election on there were only 25 during the past
physically unable to attend school, a tunneling done. A t present E. A .L illy accept the forest reserve policy o f the
phrases. Here is a good definition o f
Wednesday w ill favor the bond issue month. Four rooms did not have a
physician’s certificate being accepted is employed at the Music mine.
this quality o f the life.
single tardy for this period, v iz : Miss
Dixon. "T h e land grabbers are the by an overwelm ing majority.
as competent evidence. Children be
James W. Sears returned on Satur
is to be controlled and inspired by the
Wilson's,Miss l ’urvanee’s, Miss WJiite’s
tween the ages o f 9 and 10 years who day from Kenyonsville, Southern Ore
M ERCH ANTS TO FEAST.
Holy Spirit. This Jesus was in a won
and Miss Inlow's. The teachers are
live more than one and a half miles gon, where he has been employed in men formerly resisted, but since they
drous manner. He o f all men could
Will be Held Within the En making an earnest effort to reduce the
from, and older children who live more mining, and w ill go to Bohemia within
say, “ he that hath seen me hath seen
tardiness to a minimum. Parents can
than three miles from school by the a few days. He has four claims in the forest service means they have changed
\ di idolly jntci
to: meeting was do much in this m atter by planning to
nearest trav. 1 I road, au exempt:
I camp, upon winch about $6,oo0 worth o f
When Dewey went into Manila bay
that o f tl j
Protective have their children ready to attend
! gettin g a fail deal, ;c d udmi it .
The jw provides furti er that truant.
>een done. He has many
ae cut all cables, thus detaching him-
-. ■ iatinii I ! I ii iin
■ internal Club school each day. The most successful
jj on p •,or:i' .
officer; be employed to enforce tin- hundí gtoiis >f ore on i t dump, as-
ie lf from the rest o f the world. We,
nit was laok- school is thi‘ one where the parents
.ci t i • ely ••• -
I hen I.i - ■ ■ . ■ -a-.d.ir Tuesday eight
Ju, •or <• n. tic.'
s a v i n g rom
. i -
Tim cvei, must always see to it that
de up in on are interested in the w elfare o f their
C'l-opec'it i *i I k c , •
flours expresses Ih* opinion that il a
IM P R O V IN G H I^ H v A y S
ve are in touch and communication
Among tl things discussed children. This mAtter o f parental action
!(bd the tumour eompani". m fire ]
o f 50 tons capacity could be laui
vith God, as the Master was. I f Jesus Comm sionei Combs h xpe1 ds $1600
lection, the lumber tien v ■ lifting \ ■ a; tie proposed I no -t to be ten- lias a vital influence upon the, school.
in camp it would be kept busy, and
Christ lived in Cottage Grove he would
1 cd members ami fi al merchants Parents who fail to impress upon tile
selection in re and nil re, and .u_ tui.
for Road Betterments.
would assist very materially in tne de
Every Jewish boy
o f the organization a fortnight minds o f their children the proper res
Mr. H. Clay Combs o f London was in velopment o f the mining industry at
vent to school at the age o f five or six,
An invitation w ill be extended pect for sehool authority are criminally
Cottage Grove last Saturday, and to a this place. He has had wide experi “ No planting is being done in the
here to be taught the rudiments of
to the officers o f the Eugene associa guilty. Very often the foundation o f
representative o f The Sentinel said ence as a miner, and unhesitatingly
nowledge, and especially the history I
tion. A committee composed o f Messrs. a vicious and sinful life is formed at
j considerable work had been done on avers that the Bohemia district sur are protected and given a chance to
f his country. Then at tw elve he is
Veatch, Wheeler and Tyson, was ap an early age and, alas, too frequently
the Black butte road during the past passes that o f Butte, and is by far the
by not teaching the child to observe
taught a trade. Christ followed the
and pointed to make arrangements for the
season. He has served in the capacity best on the Pacific coast. It is impos manufacture timber products,
same trade as that o f his father, a
feed, which will undoubtedly prove one obedience to constituted authority.
' o f highway commissioner o f that dis sible, however, to successfully treat
A community should take pride in
carpenter. A darkey who had turned
o f the most pleasant as well as profit
trict, which extends from the corpor- the ore by any o f the processes now will increase the prosperity o f the peo
preacher, in a little while began to
able entertainments o f this character everything that has a tendency to
! ate limits o f Cottage Grove to Black employed.
elevate its citizens. There is no better
place the letters D. D. a fter his name.
ever belli in Cottage Grove.
There is placer mining on Steamboat other establishments to utilize the
Butte, and from London to the summit
way o f showing this pride than by
One o f his friends inquired what they
o f Mount Calapooia, for four years, creek, nine miles southeast o f the Bo
Charged With Wrongdoing..
helping the schools to attain their
stood fo r and received the reply, dar
during which time many important hemia district, where two camps have the cleared lands that are ready for
O. H. Steiple, who, with his w ife, highest
possible development. The
key do-nothing. When Jesus began to
j improvements have been made. About been working continuously for about re-forestation and for fruit orchards. owns the famous IfiOfi-acre Steiple ranch child should he taught that the rights
preach his days were crowded with
$1,500 w ill have been expended when three years. The yield is not great, Stump lands can be bought all the near Eugene, was arrested at Port o f others should he respected, that a
labors. God never calls a wood-whit-
the present season closes, $700 o f which yet is sufficient to remunerate the way from $10 to $30 per acre, and there land on Saturday and thrown into the certain amount o f s elf restraint is in
tler or cracker-box sitting man into
j has gone for the betterment o f the miners who are thus engaged. Miners are no better fruit lands in the world. county jail, charged with obtaining cumbent upon him and that selfishness
his employ. David was keeping sheep
i highway near what is known as the in the Bohemia camp are not familiar The greatest need is immigrants, and money under false pretenses. Specifical has no part in the making o f a true
when appointed king;
| Grange hall. The grade at this place with the results being attained, but additional transportation fa cilities.”
ly Steiple is charged with cashing and genuine character.
ploughing with many yokes o f oxen
has been reduced, and river gravel one tells The Sentinel that on a visit
checks on hanks in which he is alleged
A new feature o f the public school
Mav Buv Electric Plant.
when called to be E lijah ’s successor.1
spread over the surface for a distance to the placer camps he found that $3li
to have no funds. Steiple averred he this year, and one m eriting praise, is
When Cecil Rhodes lay dying he kept
o f a half mile. For this work there had been panned in six days.
and his w ife had an unincumbered in tiie Normal course, or review work
murmuring “ so much to do, so little
was a tax levy o f two mills. The road work being carried on is in Douglas pany may purchase the electric plant terest o f between $30,)H)0 and $40,01X1 given to common branches by the Senior
done.” Let us do with our might
near London has also been improved county, and Roseburg is the base o f
in file ranch, and admitted having class. This is designed to assist the
what our hands find to do, for the night
with gravel, and considerable patch- supplies.
drawn the checks in question, dclaring graduates in liftin g themselves to pass
cometh when no man can work. I f
work has been done just outside o f this
that he had supposed lie had sufficient the county examinations, as well as
DRILLS ARE RESUMED.
Jesus lived in Cottage Grove he would
COMING A T T R A C T I O N S .
city. The Shortridge hill w ill be gra v
funds to c o v e ra ll drafts. His bank the better to prepare those who desire
be patriotic. The Jew was the Swiss
elled before work closes for the year. Captain Johnson’ s Soldiers Begin to Lena Rivers Company at Arm ory Soon. book, too, shows that several limes to teach, to instruct in the school room.
o f his day. He loved his country with
Perform Regular W ork.
Gov. LaFollette Nov. 2.
before he has overdrawn amounts lar
The crowded condition o f some o f the
an overpowering affection. To know
The theatre season w ill open in Cot ger than he is now charged with obtain rooms will, o f necessity, call for more
how much one only needs to read the
Oregon National Guards, o f which A t tage Grove on Monday October IK, ing.
school accommodations in the near
137th Psalm. You remember that when National Guards w ill give a bal masque
J. C. Johnson is captain, re when the Lena Rivers Company will
future. l!.y the time Cottage Grove
the Master caught sight o f Jerusalem at the Arm ory on Thanksgiving Eve.,
Lands Are Productive.
appear at the Armory. This company
becomes the county seat o f Nesmith
upon one occasion instead o f cheering arrangements for which w ill soon be sumed drills on Tuesday night, preceed-
If. Norcross, who lives a few miles
The company, by previous ed by a school for commissioned offi is highly spoken o f by the press o f the north o f Medford, has sold tw elve acres county a new school building will he
He wept as he saw the overthrow o f making.
needed on the East side. The erection
the city, the pride o f the old earth, custom, has undisputed right to the
o f 11-year orchard to eastern investors
i f Jesus lived in our midst He would be date, and contemplates making this w ill continue during the fall and winter with a large audience upon its appear for $lti,)XX). Mr. Norcross now holds o f new houses, the coming in o f new
patriotic enough to doff His hat when terpsichorean event eclipse all previous months. The target season w ill close ance in this city. This attraction will both first and second place in high families, all call for increased facilities
the last day o f the present month. be followed on the 28th by the Mar
along educational lines.
ever the flag was carried by He would : efforts in this direction.
prices paid for orchard land in that
Cottage Grove may well boast o f its garet lies company, one o f the best on
AM O NG T H E SCHOOLS.
be patriotic enough to stand when the
valley. Last spring he obtained $lx,-
Much Lumber on Hand.
sharpshooters, for o f the twenty-two the road.
“ Star Spangled Banner” was sung or
The student laxly will publish The
I X X ) for tw elve acres, that being the
The Chambers Lumber Company, organizations in the state Company E
“ Lena Rivers,
unlike most drama
played; He would be patriotic enough
highest price ever paid for Rogue river | Superlative again this school year, and
1 whose mills are at Dorena, has about carried off the trophy offered for target tizations which usually use the title o f
to know more than one verse o f ‘ My
j the following officers have been eleet-
I 2,500,000 feet o f lumber on hand, and work at the last encampment. This the Ivjok only, tells the story from
Country ’Tis o f T h e e ;” He would be
Lands found in the neighborhood of 1 eel: Editor-in-chief, Mable Rosenburg;
is sawing about 40,(XX) feet per day. team o f five is com|>osed o f (.'apt. 1 leginning to end retaining ail the in
patriotic enough to distinguish between
Cottage Grove may be made to pro assistant editor,Mahlc Veatch; business
j The company had been waiting for an Johnson, Second
Lieutenant H. H. teresting characters. The play is full
partyism and patriotism. Stephen De-
duce the same results as those just sold manager, Elmer Spencer ; second assis
advance in prices, and is well satisfied Petrie, Sargeants J. H. Potts, F. H. o f honest fun. This is the first time
cauter once said, “ My country-right or
by Mr. Norcross, in which case they tant manager, Edgar K in g, subscrip
with the outcome as well as the out Snodgrass and Butte Mooney. During “ lama R ivers” has been played in
w rong.” I think that Jesus Christ
tion agent, Albert Woodard; exchange
will have equal market value.
the past target season, several o f the Cottage Grove. Those
would have fully endorsed Carl Schurz’
editor, Benny K in g ; social editor, A llie
members have done some excellent grandmothers arc a thing o f the past
Bicycle Thief Caught,
revised version o f this saying, “ My
Mrs. W heeler Honored.
Phillips; local and personal editor,
work in this direction, but to the nam should go to see "la m a R ivers.” They
last Sheriff Bown Ernest Anderson ; senior class reporter.
The Woman’s Christian Temperance
country right or wrong, when right to
ed fall the honors.
w ill see the real article, just the sort came to Cottage Grove and arrested
be kept right, and when wrong to be set Union o f Oregon, at the annual ses
Myrtle K em ; junior class reporter,
Considerable interest is manifested o f Granny we all wish we had. Few one Lynwood, who is charged with N ellie E llis; sophomor glass reporter,
rig h t.”
sion held at Hood River last week,
in the forthcoming drills, it being the novels have been more widely read having stolen h bicycle belonging to Blanch Veatch; freshman class repor
I f Jesus lived in Cottage Grove He elected Mrs. Eva C. Wheeler, o f this
It pleases old Kdw. Small o f Eugene. Upon being
desire o f Capt. Johnson, as well as o f than “ Lena Rivers.”
ter, Harry K im e; eighth grade report
would be brotherly. Every one who
and young because it tells the old, old arraigned the prisoner waived exam
er. Flora Phillips.
goes to Paris always takes good care to the service she has rendered in
Grove Company in the highest jxissihle story. The play from this liook is a ination, and was tx>und over to the
_ _____ _
Dr. Nave was a welcome visitor at
to see the tomb o f the great Napoleon. the past.
delightful, dainty affair, full o f tear- circuit court. Unable to secure Itonds-
state o f proficiency.
the High school last Monday morning.
Seek to Recover.
This is situated in the building attach- |
men, Lynwood now languishes in jail.
His talk to the pupils was inspiring.
ed to the church o f St. Hsiuis, common- I An action has been instituted in the
Robert Marioi La Follette o f W is
Landlord Westbrook o f Hotel Oregon
Miss Wixxl, o f the high school, gave
ly called the Dome. His ashes rest in j
consin, w ill appear in Cottage Grove spent Monday in Portland.
interesting re|x>rt o f her visit
a massive sarcophagus in a crypt some j Company o f Creswell against F. and
Mr. Frank Jordan returned on Sat on Nov. 2, bis lecture being the first
to the Yellowstone park. The as
feet below the level o f the floor, and R. Easly to recover $375, alleged to urday from an extended visit to East numlier o f the local lyreum course.
Building Railroad Bridges.
immediately behind is a lifelik e figure ; have been paid for a team o f horses, ern Washington. While he w ill go to Governor La F o lk tte is h forceful or
The Oregon & Southeastern company sembly talks by the teachers and others
o f the Christ on the cross. So real is ; which, according to the plaintiff, were that section and till the soil, he advises ator, and an intelligent student o f civic is building a substantial new bridge are instructive and entertaining.
this that one can almost believe the not delivered.
people who have agricultural or timber
breast o f the Savior to heave and the
lands in the vicinity o f Cottage Grove
Will Build in the Spring.
lips to move as i f to speak.
Napoleon J J. M. Comer has sold residence prop- to hang onto them. The timber in
and~Christ ! What a contrast.
The ,?rty on W all street to A. T. Crandall, Eastern Oregon, he says, is rapidly
mighty warrior is throneless, sepulchre-1 who w j|| build thereon in the spring.
• being depleted.
reform and political purity. The spon-
taneous ovations tendered him where
ever he goes arc not bestowed upon
men o f unpopularity, nor u|*»n those
who are not deep thinkers and ora-
From proceeils o f an entertainment
aero--, the Row river, at the |*>int
where the serious accident occurred given last year by Mrs. W. A. Hemen-
some months ago. A new bridge is way, a valuable set o f “ L ittle Master
also being constructed across Moshy pieces o f Literatu re” 4 volumes was
Continued on page twelve.