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C O TTAG E GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, M ARCH 21, 1912
TROPHYSOON HERE; SLEEP
IS BEAUTIFUL CUP
OUTDOORS ALL WINTER
Archie Thompson und Family Like
NOW ON EXHIBITION AT PORTLAND
National Guard Prize Awarded by
State to Local Company for
Copt. Metcalf I inh received word
that the hamlooinv silver trophy cup
awarded by the atate of Oregon to
that team of the National Guard hav
ing 'he highest acurv in the annual
rlllo competition and won by the local
company, haa arrived from the eaat
and la now in Adjutant Kinzar'a oflice
in I'ortland. The Adjutant write« that
tha cup will he forwarded at once, and
it will then be put on exhibition here.
The rup in undoubtedly the haiwl-
aomeat ever aeen in thin part of the
A fter «pending the entire winter liv-
, ing in u tent in which at no time wax
there a fire, Archie Thompson and
family declare that it ia fine and that
they did not at any time sulfer with
cold. Not having a house built on the
place they bought last year they d<-
! cided to live in the tent until it got
too cold, with the result that tiiey
used it ail winter with no ill effect«.
They like the outdoor sleeping so well
that they may slick to it.
The cup 1« of nilver. 25 inrhea in
height and aix inrhea in diameter, rcat
ilia on an ebony |>edestal aix inrhea in
height. The rover ia aurmounted by a
r e p r o d u c t i o n uf atarkeil arm«
head« form the handle«. An oak leaf
design extend« around the liane, while
the American llaa la engraved on the
two aide« of the trophy. The rim of
the cup in decorated with a «pray uf oak
leavea on either aide o f a target and
below thia ia a Mo ral dealgn. On the
ANOTHER BRICK FOR SEVERAL NARROWLY WHAT TO DO WITH EX CONVICTS MANY PRIZES FOR
Will Be Discussed at Presbyterian
Church by Two Laymen.
Shall We Do With Our Ex-
This is the subject to be
discussed at a popular platform meet
ing at the Presbyterian church Sunday
evening by C. M. Shinn and Judge A. City Schools Making Arrangements
H. King. The meeting promises to be
for Big Agricultural Indus
an interesting one, the subject being
one of special interest to Oregonians.
The speakers are expected to handle
the subject in an able manner.
Arrangements are being made for
an agricultural and industrial contest
"T h e Shop” where good printing is among the pupils in the schools o f Cot
tage Grove and vicinity. This is in
Alderman’s plan for industrial educa
tion. It is hoped that a local fair will
be held in the iate summer in which
the children’ s exhibits will be a lead
Supt. H. C. Baughman has in
structed Supt. In lo w o f the city schools
and Supervisor Andrews of the coun
try districts to secure the promise o f
as many prizes for various exhibits as
is possible. The prizes are to be in
the nature of cash sums, poultry, ani
mals, tools or other articles approp
riate for the purpose. Mr. Inlow will
keep a record of all prizes promised by
the merchants and citizens of the city
while Mr. Andrews will perform a
similar duty in the country. Th> best
exhibits from this contest will be sent
to the state fair at Salem, where they
Will Be Occupied When Completed Spoelstra Barber Shop Takes Tum- Conviet?"
by Metsan Shop. — W. B. Coop-
bid While Being Raised
er the Builder.
Cottage Grove ia to have another
brick building at once, work having
already been commenced tearing down
the old building to make room for the
new one. The structure will lie put on
the ground that haa been occupied hy
Hulihard H i Sp claim's barber shop,
and will be occupied when comlpe'ed
hy the Met/iHn Shop. The barber «hop
will move into the building now occu
pied hy the Mi-tsari Shop.
The building occupied by Spoelatra's
Barber »hop took a four foot tumble
yesterday afternoon while i»eing raised
preparatory to moving it to its new
quartern to make room for the new
The blocking under
neath gave way and let the building
hack to the ground.
One o f the workmen had come out
from under the building juat a moment
before the fall. Barker, the Do-nut
King, who had been looking under
neath tiie building, juat narrowly es
The Sentinel neglected last week to
caped being lilt by the fulling chimney.
give credit to Armstrong H i Dean for
Mr. S|Hjelatra was shaving a custom
the photo of Ray Baker uaed on the
er when the accident hap|>ened and a
firat page. The picture in The Ore
couple other patrons were wsiting,
gonian was also furnished hy them.
but they disappeared quickly after the
inserted between regular news items. fall. Several bottles o f liquid fell to
the Moor, hut only one was broken.
Sentinel want ad«, get results.
"T h e Shop
P r in t . hr 1« Do ne
T h e W a y T h e Sentinel Advertises
INCENTIVE TO PUPILS’ INDUSTRY
(Continued on page 7.)
(Continued on page 7.;
1). A. Hendrick« report« accuring be
tween 400 and 501» name« to the peti
tion for hia brother II. II. Ilenrdick«,
mention of which waa made in laat
Artiatir job printing
W a b a s s o , M i n n ., March 14, 1912
11 \i c g a i i . t
Petition Well Signed.
pcMtimi«ter fot I'* «! P o u t Y e a r « , W h o Kefu«e<t
Another A p p o in tm en t
T h e S e n t in e l ,
Cottage Grove, Ore.
BALI ORGANIZATION COMPLETED
Cottage Grove To Have Best Team
in History of the City.
You certainly are getting out a first class
paper in Cottage Grove and must have a good town
to support and demand so good a paper. Judging
by the contents of your paper you must be in a
thriving, prosperous community.
J. L. TORRENS
At n meeting Friday night the or
ganization o f the Cottage Grove Ba.«e
W. C. Conner ia huay theae day«
Ball Club was completed und the fol
making improvement« on hia ranch.
lowing oMiecrs elected: President, A
He ia clearing ami putting up fence«
I). Schmidt; vice-president, H. H.
anti aaya he enjoya the work immenaely.
Owen; sec re tu ry and treasurer, ('. A.
B a rtell; manager, G. M. Marksbury.
Bylaws and constitution were adopted
and it waa decided to get busy and
order uniforms in the near future. The
oMicera of the new organization express
the opinion that Cottage Grove will
SCHOOL PUPILS CUT UP SERIOUS thia year have the heal team it haa INDUSTRIAL PLANS TO COME UP 80 PER CENT OF TUBERCULOSIS
PIECE OF MISCHIEF
Ex-Editor Conner I k Busy.
RED PEPPER CAUSES
PATRON-TEACHERS FRIDAY GAVE GOOD LECTURE ON
School Room Turned TopsyTurvey,
Pursuant to instructions from head Members of the
Into quarters to Mil up his stalT, Capt. H.
Boxes and Barrel« by Youthful
K. Metcalf ha« recommended that Sec
ond Lieutenant Woods be advanced to
first lieutenant and Sargeant Snod
grass be advanced to second lieutenant.
Both officers recommended for ad
vancement have passed their examina
tions and will soon receive their com
Decide What Part They
Take in the Movement.
Will A Child Has 50 Per Cent Better Op
portunity of Living Today Than
if Born 50 Years Ago.
PlariB for the part the Patron-Teach
ers Association will take in the indus
trial education movement recently out
lived by State Superintendent Aider-
man and being taken up by county and
city school officials, will be formulated
The Woman's club will give another at a meeting of the association at the
entertainment April 17th for the bene Fast Side school house at 3 :30 tomor
fit o f the public library fund.
row afternoon, and the attendance of
parents and patrons has been earnestly
One plan that will be brought up is
the securing of a patch of land large
enough to give each pupil a garden
plat and to have them instructed once
a week by some experienced agricul
ROY SMITH AND MISS F.THEL turist. In that case the pupils would
be urged to cultivate larger tracts at
home without supervision.
" A child born today has a 50 per
cent better chance of living than if he
had been born 50 years ago.” Such
was the statement o f Prof. T. D. Beck
with, o f the Oregon Agricultural Col
lege, who spoke before the Commercial
club Monday night on "H y g ie n e and
The reason for this Mr. Beckwith
explained as greater use of common
sense in hygiene and sanitation. The
speaker laid special stress upon the
awful death tolls o f the country and
the result of a failure to observe the
ordinary health rules that anyone could
follow without trouble, such as getting
plenty o f fresh air and sunshine.
“ Eighty per cent o f consumption is
curable and 60 per cent preventable,”
the speaker said.
He gave a very
explanation of the
working o f germs, both the good and
the bad, and had several working
samples on exhibition.
Red pepper scattered around the
Eaat Side achool building by youthful
iniacrcanta who turned '.he high achool
room upside down, cauacd the achool
board to grant a half holiday Tuesday
Hy whom the depredations were com
milled haa not yet been learned, but it
ia thought to have been members of
the high school.
When teacher« and pupil« arrived
Tuesday morning they found that
everything left by high achool pupils
in their desk« had been taken out dur
ing the night and piled into txixea and
barrels and red pepper scattered aliout
the building. A half holiday was lie-
cesnnry to clean up the muaa.
The industrial education problem
No wanton damage waa done, but , Two of Cottage Grove’s Young
will be gone into thoroughly and every
much indignation ia felt among citi
People Are Quietly Married Yes one present will be given an oppor
zens, members o f the faculty and
terday Afternoon and Left This tunity to express hi« views. The dis
achool board over the Herioua offense.
cussion will be led by Mrs. Caldwell,
What will be done with the guilty
Morning for Portland.
Prof. Beckwith is a logical and en
who will discuss the question from the
parties in caae they are discovered haa
Mother’s and Teacher’s standpoint, and tertaining talker and in terms that the
not been slated. There are many who
S. Roy Smith and Miss Ethel O. Pat
Elbert Bede, who will describe the uninitiated could easily understand
believe the mischief waa done an an
terson sprang a surprise on unsuspect
father’ s and citizen’s side. The gen- gave a fund o f information worth much
o|>en ct aof defiance to the school officials
ing friends yesterday afternoon and
in health and money.
i ernl discussion will follow.
just to see what action might be taken.
left thia morning for Portland on their
Everyone knew o f the
engagement of the couple, hut all were
too busy over the Job-Adams nuptials
Chosen To Represent U. of 0. in to suspicion that the other couple in
tended anticipating them.
Interstate Oratorical Contest
The affair took place at 4 o ’ clock at
at Missoula, Mont.
the home o f Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
F.akin, Rev. A. S. Mason performing
In the tryout fo r the interstate ora
torical representative o f the University
Mrs. J. S. Benson played the beauti
o f Oregon, Carlton Spencer with hin
ful wedding march from Lohengren, Promoters Say Contract Will Be Let Soon For Ashland-
oration, " T h e Rust on Our I^ g a l Ma
and Joseph Smith and Miss Atha Wid-
Eugene Electric.- Cottage Grove May Be on Survey.—
chinery,” won out over the other com
dersheim acted as groomsman and
petitors, o f which there were several.
The wedding was very
Well Known Railroad Builders to Get Contract.
I^on Ray, on " M e n Who Have Re
quiet and informal, only immediate
verted to T y p e ” and William St. John
relatives and friends being invited.
Cottage Grove people would like to have some deffnite information as to
with "Counting the Cost,” made sec
know if this city is on the proposed w hen actual construction work will be-
ond and third places respectively.
road which officials o f the Ore- Kjn. ( CBn assure you that the cor.-
Spencer ia an orator o f no mean
E. O. Elliott arrived during the past gon & Southern say will be built from tract will be let, and that a firm well
ability and experience and will give
week from Los Angeles and has bought Ashland to Eugene. To get away from known in Oregon and Washington will
his opponents a run for their money.
ths J. Beers place o f 20 acres on Mos- the Grove means a circuitous route, i handle it.
A t the contest, which will be held in 1
by creek, where he will go into the but the Ixirane valley is bound to get
'We have completed preliminary
Missoula, Montana, May 24, the Uni- j
from Eugene to Roseburg.
versities o f Oregon, Washington and
Addison Williams, w ife and three future that build through this section. The survey from Roseburg to Grants
Montana and Whitman and Washing
hoys, together with household goods,
J. Armond Doyle, promoter o f the Pass Is permanent, as ia the line from
ton State colleges will participate.—
arrived this week form Metolius, Ore. proposed Ashland-Eugene road, was in Medford to Ashland.
We will very
Portland last week, accompanied by soon have fixed up the right o f way
Spencer is a busy student, made so
H. M. Perrin, vice-president of the from Grants Pass to Medford. Our
Claims Champion Hen.
by his success as an orator. He will
men have been in the field surveying
also represent the University o f Ore
“ We will be in Portland probably and gathering data since last Septem-
gon In the debate with tho University champion hen, his biddy having begun
one w e e k ," said Doyle to a Journal
o f Washington at Seattle the 25Uh of laying again just throe weeks after reporter,j“ and,before we leave we may
( Continued on page 7.)
hatching a brood o f chickens.
SPRING SURPRISE ON
SPENCER IS BUSY JUNIOR
SAYS ROAD IS CERTAINTY;
IS GROVE ON THE LINE?
C H. VAN D K X B I R C
W ho Ha« Bren Recom m ended for P ostm aster
by Conxre««raan H aw ley .
Company’s Farewell Regretted.
The many patrons o f the Arcade
will regret that next Monday’ s per
formance is to be the farewell per
formance of the Milburn Kenworthy
company. The troupe has been a pop
ular one and has made a hit with
Langdon Morse, Old Soldier, Buried
theatre goers. Saturday they will ap
Here Tuesday Afternoon.
pear in a three-act comedy, "Clifford's
Corners.” For their farewell they will
Langdon Morse, a former Cottage
repeat “ Lena Rivers” by requ?st.
Grove business man, who moved to
" T h e Shop” where good printing is
Portland in 1897, was brought here for
burial Tuesday, having died at Port
land the day before after a lingering
illness with cancer of the stomach.
The funeral was held from the M. E.
church under the auspices of the G. A. ;
R. Interment was made in the A. F.
H i A. M. and Oddfellows cemetery.
A t the time he lived here Mr. Morse
PROSPECTIVE BENEDICTS FUR
was in partnership with H. K. Metcalf
for some tim.> and was a worker in the
NISH MUCH AMUSEMENT.
local M. E. church.
He leaves a widow and two daught Blindfolded and Placarded for the
ers, the latter being Mrs. W. C. Swann
Occasion and Paraded Up and
of Mt. Vernon, Wash., and Mrs. W’ m.
Veatch of this city.
Down Main Street. — Calls Made
Langdun Morse was born April 22,
on Prospective Brides.
1844, in Lamoil county,
moved with his parents to Lake county,
The "bachs” o f the city had a hilar
III., in 1845, moved to Jackson county-
time Saturday night, when two
in 1854 and enlisted Aug. 15, 1862 in
Co. K, 26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry, i prospective benedicts were captured,
He was discharged at Clinton, Iowa, handcuffed,
June 27, 1865, moved to Marshall with placards, red fez caps and apron
county in 1868, moved to Oregon in strings and paraded up and down Main
The victims were Chas. Adams and
(Continued on page 7.)
Roy Smith. They were invited to the
home of A. C. Kinter, where their
friends handcuffed and blindfolded
them and proceeded to hold a mock
trial. Adams was charged with will
fully, wrongfully and unlawfully com
ing from California, where girls are as
HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED BY numerous as pebbles on the beach, to
take a Cottage Grove girl, where there
are not now enough to go around,
against the peace and dignity o f the
Local Postoffice Appointment is state. The complaint against Smith
Thought To Be Settled by Action was a great deal the same, except
that he came from Illinois, where the
of Representative H aw ley.— Ap- ,
girls are 12 t i 1. Martin Anderson
pointment Not Yet Made.
acted as prosecutor. The jury did not
leave the room to render a verdict of
C. H. VanDenburg is the lucky man guilty and Judge Sanford sentenced
to receive the recommendation o f Con the guilty couple to be hung. Ropes
gressman W. C. Hawley for the local were then put around their necks and
His recom they were marched up and down Main
mendation has yet to be approved
(Continued on page 7.)
by the president and the senate.
That Congressman Hawley had con
siderable trouble in making a selection
from so many good candidates is evi
denced by his letter to the editor of
Cottage Grove Manufacturing Co.
The Sentinel, which reads as follows ;
Adds Concrete Block and
My Dear Friend: 1 have carefully
considered the letters and petitions
submitted to me in favor o f the several
candidates for appointment as post
Cottage Grove,'now has a comple e
master at Cottage Grove, Oregon, to patent concrete block and brick manu
succeed the present postmaster.
I facturing plant, the machinery for this
have no doubt but that each applicant work having been received Monday by
would make an efficient postmaster, the Cottage Grove Manufacturing Co.,
and 1 wish there was a place for each. which will conduct this business in
But there being only one place, 1 must connection with its mill business. The
necessarily make some recommenda machinery is already in place and the
tion. I have given careful attention company is ready to turn out work
to all the letters, statements and peti whenever wanted. The plant is large
tions sent to me in the matter, as well enough to take care o f all the business
as other questions always involved in in that line for some time to come.
such appointments, and it seems to me
Meets Peculiar Accident.
that under all the circumstances, and
from the information I have, I should
LouJ McKibben was brought down
recommend Mr. C. H. VanDenburg, from Disston Monday with a badly in
and have so recommended him. I be jured hand, which waa received acci
lieve he will giv e such good service dently at the J. I. mill while the mill
that every one will believe that he ia was not in operation. He was helping
the right man in the right place.
bis brother saw some wood, when he
With best wishes, 1 am, Truly yours, slipped and fell against a saw, making
W. C. H A W L E Y .
some ugly wounds on one hand.
FORMER RESIDENT BURIED HERE
HAD BIG TIME WITH
VANDENBURG IS THE
BLOCK PLANT ESTABLISHED