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Old Ferrv Loses Prestige.
IN S O C I E T Y
C A L IF O R N IA
is Fam ous the W o rld O v e r
For its splendid hostelries, its varied
attractions, its tine beaches, hot
springs and pleasure resorts all t hese
can be rearm'd with ease by the
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On sale daily. jjotxl six months with stop-overs »joins: or
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Read this Partial List of Oregon Lands
A Big Snap
A Snap. -95 acres U miles from
town, 35 acres in cultivation. Bal
ance pasture and timber; farm house,
(food barn, family orchard in bear
ing team, 4 cows, all farming im
plements, hay, grain,
place. $6000. Terms.
70 acres all under water ditch with
a perpetual water right with deed,
all bottom land, 3 4 miles from town
on good road, near school.
from railroad station. Will vulxlivide
to suit, $150.00 per acre.
REAL f SI AI f
160 acres in the Imrane Valley,
near the Churchill-Matthews orchard
tract, 120 acres in cultivation; l»ot-
tom land; HO acres under irrigation;
10 acres pears, (De Anjo; 2 acres
apples, and [teaches and cherries in
bearing; 8-room modern house;
water piped from spring to house
and barn and chicken parks; chicken
plant for 1,000 laying nens; barn 50x
*>0; smoke house, tool house, mils
house, machinery shed, worst shed;
48 acres, all level bottom land, and
all cultivated, on good wagon road,
7 miles from Cottug* drove. This is
choice land and the best of soil. Dark
loam. No other improvements.
$75.00 [>er acre.
O .A .C .S H O R T C O U R S E S
B E G I N J A N . 3, C O N T I N U E F O U R W E E K S
The Southern Pacific Compunv’a
steamer Solano, which has ferried
thousands of trains every year since
A N N A O C l RSHY. MAtoc
1879 across the Carqulnez Straits be
H a lf o f the joy o f Christmas
tween Port Costa and Henecta, Cali
Sunday, November 19, being the 58th fornia, and which lias been known all
iriving, comes from knowing
birthday of John Seara, thia pioneer uf those years as the largest ferry
that a g ift is o f some |>er-
family, consisting of four brothers and boat in the world, is to lose its famous
two staters, ranging in age from 50 to appellation. Its successor to the title
manent value not a huuble to
70 years, held a pioneer reunion at the will be the ferry steamer Contra
bo discarded a fter the novelty
home farm three miles east of the Costa, now being constructed in the
has worn off not a plaything for
city, it being the tirst time this family Oakland shipyard* of the Southern Pa
had all been together for about twelve citic. The building of the old Central
a hoy. O f course, the little ones
Pacific railroad across the great west
must have their rattles and dolls,
Those present were: Jas. Sears and and the steamer Solano arc today two
hut to older ones you wish to give
family, fhas. Scars and family, t ’ot- o f the favorite topics of the California
tago drove; Mrs. Sarah Jones, Mrs. pioneers.
a |R»rmanent remembrance. How
Amanda Clangor, Pendleton; David
The Solano is not to be retired from
would it strike you to give that
Sears, Dallas; Lewis Sears, The Dalles service, however. Both the old ami
ami Mrs. Geo. Sears, wife o f the late new boats will carry the transconti
hoy o f yours a printing press that
Geo. Scars, o f Creswell, and son and a nental trains across the narrow straits
will do just as good work as any
few invited guests from Cottage drove. that separate Carquine/. and Sun Pablo
one the Sentinel is using. Can
lhis honored pioneer family came to bays.
the E'onst Fork country in 1852 and the
The Contra Costa, while the general
you afford to spend $25 to give
birthday dinner, with the table fairly dimensions do not vary materially from
him such a press and type enough
weighted with good things to eat, was those of the Solano, will be slightly
a memorable and interesting event.
larger. It is being constructed of Ore
to do job work with?
I f so, the
gon [due sud will tie placed in service
S k n t in k l can lix you out.
The chorus choir tit the Presbyterian immediately upon its completion. The
church, under the direction of Miss
length over all will be 433 feet, 4
Silsbv is rapidly increasing. A number
inches, and the width 116 feet. Its
of her pupils have recently joined the
tonnage will be
tons. The most
choir, the* tenors and baas being es
radical difference between the new
pecially strengthened. There will lie
steamer and the Solano will be the lo
special numbers both morning and
cation of the engines. Instead of being
evening, next Sunday.
propelled by one engine, loculcd in the
The Young Married Ladies ’ Embroid center of the boat, there will be two
ery club was entertained Wednesday independent engines of 2600 home
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ben [lower each, located below the main
droll-. Refreshments were served and deck, one engine for each paddle
the surface, being delermined tu go ii | mui Ihc singe. ||is
a pleasant afternoon was spent with wheel. Steam will tic supplied from 8 worked
thus worked tlown pcrsistcnrc woii the day.
needlework and social chat.
dry buck Scotch boiler*.
I here w ill lie four parallel trucks,
The Columbia Messenger Boys of the
imeuls ure, however, being made in Corners and Newtown Center.
12 foot centers, on the Contra Costs.
Presbyterian Sunday school were de
working (he slute from ta-lew with
Dnn't wait for suceess Io cnme In
These tracks will be four absolutely
lightfully entertained at a Thanksgiv
modern machinery und using the waste ymir yurd. Grub it by the eollar und
straight on the deck of the I sju I, there
ing supper last Tuesday evening, at
slute to till up holes left by tin- remov yunk it ilisidc the gate.
being no deck houses in the center of
the home of their teacher, Mrs. H. <>.
al of the good slate.
Strunger: " ( ’an you direct nie tu a
the steamer to require a curve, as on
Thompson. The decorations were red
A Pennsylvania firm has been mak bank?”
"Sorry sir; bot
the Solano. Its capacity will be 36
and green. The [dace cards were
mg from waste slate a routing for Mat l ’m not a bank dirertor."
freight cars und 2 locomotives, or 24
Thanksgiving [Hist cards. Miss Blanche
roofs or roof* with but u slight incline.
From November Furm Journal.
passenger coaches and two locomo
Veatch and Mis< Veta Holderman as
Such a routing is no longer in uii exper
tives. The present aprons and slips of
sisted in serving.
Foot Hall Notes.
imental stage but has been used sue
both Bcnceiu and Port Costa terminals
The Cottage Gruve high sebiail fiait
The class was organised Columbus
eessfolly on large buildings, such us
will remain as they now are, the guard
factories, trum sheds, office buildings, bull tcuin will play Itrownsville on the
day and is doing excellent work.
lines of the new steamer being iden
[tower houses, apartment houses und laller's grounds Tbanksgiving Day.
The officers are : President, Kenneth
tical with those of the Solano. The
Ttils is the local tcum's llrsl gnine
De Lasses; vice-president, William
Contra Costa will be provided with a
A ropy of the report may be obtained away from Imme thia year,
Ostrander; sec’y, George Robert Mc
cafe and bur on the main deck, also
upon application to the Director of the
Queen; treas., Harvey Holderman;
On the Saturday follnwing Thank«
h waiting room fur locul passenger*.
Geological Survey at Washington, D.C. giving the high sehool leum will play
cap?., Harold Levene and Ben Rinard.
The members are Teddy Mason,
ugiiinst u tram maile up from the Cot
He Was Germ Proof.
Out of the Ginger jar.
James Kinant, Harold Levene, George
tuge Grove hoys attending the O. A.
A fond mother of Brownsville whose
Most rut holes will hear looking into.
C. at Corvullis.
Simmons, Jesse Simmons, George little son had just entered school, wus
Isn't the lover who braves the storm
Robert McQueen, Merville Veatch, informed by him on hi* return at noon
Harvey Holderman, John Bolden, Alta the tirst day that he would have to buy
It doesn’t require an axe to cut an Notice of Road Dixtrict Meeting.
Groves, Kenneth Del.asses, Jacob j a drinking cup for himself in order to
TO WIIOM IT MAY CONCKKN
Meyer, William Ostrander, Raymond avoid contact "w ith the germs that
Notice is hcreby giveo thut u inert-
Corn on the eob is more ucceplshle
Potts, Fred Stuber, William Salsman, are on the other runs.”
ing of the luxpayers of road dlstrht
Luther Meyer, Wilbur Spray and Ren him a quarter for that purpose, and
No. 16 for Laue County, Oregon, will
There is no impropriety in using a
r when he marched up to her proudly,
he Held at Grunge II m II the IGtli day of
The Ladies' Aid society of the Pres and said; "Manwiu, don’ t you want spring wagon in the fall.
December, 1911, at the hour of In
It isn’ t very long before the “ good o'rlork a. m. o f saiil iluy.
byterian church held an interesting to see my new folding cup?” “ Why,
meeting in the Brotherhood room of yes, my son,” and be Iw-gun to empty fellow ” is a poo.- fellow.
The object of amd merting is for the
the church last Wednesday afternoon. his pocket in search of the new possca-
Women are vain, but men ure much pur|s»se of submittilig tu the luxpayers
A large number were in attendance. aion.
more so and with far less reason.
of sanl roa«l distrlet the guesllon of
The first article brought forth was
The ladies report rapid progress in the
Many a man is in great fear that he j voting h levy of an ailditionnl tax up
work for the Christmas exchange and a handkerchief which looked like u last will get all that ia coming to him.
on the laxabl« pro|ierty of said illstriel
year’s bird nest. She took that out of
\Vt- notice that most people who are for the purposc of improving th ■ iiwid*
of said distrirt.
M rs. Geo. Hall entertained the La his hand and noticing some red stains consumed by curiosity atill survive.
This notice is signcil by at least teil
dies’ club at her home Saturday after on it, asked, “ did you have the nose
If our mistakes tench us nothing it
“ No, mamma, but Jimmy
per eent. o f the taxpuyera of said dis-
noon and this was one of the most bleed.’ ”
were hardly worth while to inuke them. trict.
pleasant events of the season. As a did, and he didn’t have a handkerchief
A horse is not of any use until it is
diversion from the regular study
broken, but it is different with a plow.
J. I , Staplcton, J. E. Bunton, l.evi
course, after a brief business session,
Though we may never have lost uny, Geer. O. W. White, G. S. Halles, J. W.
the following splendid Tbanksgivirig explanation the boy said: “ This is our
band and we take turns playing sol most of us are looking for money all M'issey, J. G. Powell, J. N. Ilogue,
program was enjoyed:
D. K. Harris. W. G. Massey, O. p.
Reading, ‘ ‘ Little Johnnie’s Version diers.” The third article was a dead the same.
A hen will spend a whole day getti.ig Will*. H, E. Larkcy, Jos. T. Taylor,
of November,” Hildred Hall; reading mouse in a tair slate of preservation
by Miss Fern Holcumb; instrumental and below this was found the gormless up un egg that a hungry mail can eat T. V. Schild, D. Cooler, W. G. Haie,
N. W. White, Os« ar S. Wnodiird. J. W.
in a minute.
solo, "D ix ie Darlings,” Hildred Hall; drinking cup.
J. H. Trunnell, S. W. Itoyd,
instrumental solo, “ Remember Me.”
Here is a g o i s l question for lyreiim*
Tungsten a Remarkable Mineral.
Gro. W. Shearv, John
Miss Fern Holcomb.
The mineral tungsten (the name to discuss this winter: "H ow much Cooley, Alex. Coolcy, J. M. Ritehey,
At the conclusion of the program
meaning heavy stone; bus been known
II. D. Whitloek, J. I). Andersoll, ( ’ .
the ladies entered into a spirited
When you buy n balky horse you may K. Eldredge, J. I, Lawaon, J. J.
fur many years, but only comparative
“ turkey game.” Mrs. Alden being the
ly recently has it become o f economic not pay for any harness, but you will Werden, L. II. Glichst, W. Sloan,
lucky winner of the prize.
irri|iortunce. The most imp«»riant use, be sure to get n baiter.
George Ta.vlnr, C. E. Gilham, C. II.
Miss Fern Holcomb assisted the hos
according to Frank L. Hess, of the
The wise man does not let his wife Wineeoff, Edwin Tullur, W. F. Hart
tess in serving lunch, consisting of
United States Geological Survey, and hear him boast ihut be is u giwsl man zell, John IJ. A. Young, C. L. Berg
chicken patties, pickles, salad, brown
the one which makes tungsten mining ager ; she knows better.
strnm, E. Geer, George Sutherlainl. R.
bread sandwiches, pumpkin and mince
on an extensive scale possible, is an
He wus an ambitious youth, the I’. Williams, C. C. Gilham. L. J.
pie, cheese and coffee.
alloy for tool steel. It is stated that simple life was not for him. He wus Green, W. T. Garoutte, II. C. Comb*.
Those present were: Mesdames II. about live times as much can be «lone
J. Shinn, J. C. Johnson, H. A. Miller, with lathes built for such speed and
W. H. Abrams, Grace Cruson, Merle work as can be done by the lathes with
Scoville, C. M. Shinn, C, J. Kern, A l carbon steel tools. From 16 to 2b per
fred Jury, John Silsby, Helen Neal, cent of tungsten is ordinarily used in
Robbins, S. Markin, H. Alden and lathe tools. The melting point of
The Great Northern Offers Fifty Dollar Silver Trophy tup
Miss Fern Holcomb.
tungsten is exceedingly high 5,676 de
for Best Display at St. Paul Land Show
A pleasant social dance w h s given in grees F.
the armorv last Saturday evening by
Tungsten also has an important use
Another cup has been put up by the different land shows, It will l»o
Mrs. Brebaut’s orchestra.
These in making incandescent electric lamps,
dances are becoming quite popular and crucibles for electric furnaces, arxi the Great Northern Railway for com an honor, Indeed, tu win the Great
petition at the great Land Show to Northern cup fur the liest exhibit
are well attended.
various other articles.
be held In Ht. Paul December 12 to made at the St. Paul Show.
Notice of Road District Meeting.
23, 1911. This trophy cup will be a
0. A. C. Gets Incelandic Paper.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN :
A newspaper in the Iceland language handsome silver cup und can be won
Notice is hereby given that a meet has been added to the Journalism by any county, commercial club <»r
ing of the taxpayers of road district Club’a collection in the O. A. C. li Individual In the big State of Ore
No. GO for Lane County, Oregon, will brary through the g ift < f Mr. Sigurd gon.
The county, commercial club or
be held at the residence of H. S. Cline Peterson, instructor in oratory anil de
the 18th day o f December, 1911, at the bates, who ir a native of Iceland. The individual which makes the most
hour of 11 o’clock a. m. of Huid day.
collection of papers is to be used in the attractive exhibit of Oregon's grains,
The object of said meeting is for the club's study of various [»bases of news grasses or fruits will win this
Perhnps you nre going to
purpose of submitting to the taxpay paper work.
ers of said road district the question of
Prof. R. D. Hetxel, of the extension exhibit as an Individual, and If not,
voting a levy of an additional tax upon department, spoke at the last meeting probably you will exhibit through
the taxable property of said district on college journalism, and Mr. Leonard your commercial club's or county's
In any ease, even If you
for the purpose of improving the roads Carpenter at the previous meeting on exhibit.
to exhibit Individually und
of said district.
his club reporter dayH in Colorado
also through either your county or
This notice is signed by at least ten Spring?.
commercial clubs exhibit, you should
per cent, of the taxpayers of said dis
do everything in your power to assist
During the last two years some quar in gathering the best fHrni products
NA M K8.
Help boost. Try
ries have been opened for the special In your section.
H. S. C LINE ,
yourself and your
Considering the fine con
ern machinery anil working up the aectlon.
BALTIM O RE G. M. CO.,
slate in such a way as to obtain from dition o f Oregon’s crops this year,
TH E VESUVIUS MINES CO.,
it all possible material of value. The and the splendid showing On-gun’«
F. J. HARD.
slate quarries in this country are all axhlbits are making everywhere at
Nov. 24-Dec. 15.
Every citi/en of Oregon iscordially invited to attend the
short courses of the Oregon Agricultural College, liegtn-
ning January 3. Eleven distinctive courses will lie offered
in Agriculture, Mechanic Arts, Domestic Scietiee anil
Art. Commerce, Forestry and Music. Every course is
designed to H ELP the student in his daily work. Make
this a pleasant an<l profitable winter outing. No tuition.
Reasonable accommodations. For beautiful illustrated
1!. M. TENNANT, Registrar
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