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and also keep time even though no nearly 8140,000 over the previous
one sees them but the janitors and year.
a SOM OAKS IS A MM TSWS
If the automobile business is any
criterion the people of Oregon are
(Taken from The Sentinel of Aug.
more prosperous than they have been
One Year _______________..... .82.00
for many years. Statistics compiled
Six Months ...-------- -- --------------- 1.00
Robert Trigg, of Ferndale, Calif.,
Three Months._____ ___ ______ .60
by Secretary of State Snell show that
The state agricultural department
No subscription taken unless paid
came in this week for a visit with his
15,732 new cars and trucks were sold
had a representative down this week
for in advance. This rule is impera
brother, Lester, who lives in Norway.
by dealers in this state during the
conferring with the county court
first half of the year. This is an in
relative to the successor of J, L
Naomi Knowlton started for Berke
Entered at the Coquille Poetoffice as
crease of 35 per cent over new car
Smith, county agent, who has resign
ley, Calif., this morning where she
Second Class Mail Matter.
sales for the same period in 1938,
ed to enter private business.
will enter the university.
ficial ever aroused greater public in-
Office Corner W. First *“ id Willard 8t.
Will G. Barrow, who Just returned
Rev. and Mrs. Frederick Jennings
Private au' xnobiles operating as
from France and was one of the Co
came down from Eugene Saturday to > superintendent of state police last
“for hire” carriers are in violation of
quille boys who saw considerable ac
visit with her foks here. Mrs. Jen
the state law, warns O. R. Bean, pub
tion on the western front, has gone
Publication of a rumor that Pray
nings wm formerly Miss Cigjfe Sher
lic utilities commissioner in declaring
to Berkeley, where he has six months
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war on this practice.
to complete his college course he
at the expiration of his term brought
started before going to the wgr. -
The professional reliefers will not
a flood of protests to the executive
Within the next few weeks all units
agree with the following most true
department from every corner of the
of the Oregon National Guard will be
The Farmers Unions and Granges
utterance by the La Grande Observer:
supplied with the new style long
held their annual picnic at Norway
In announcing the reappointment
trousers and canvas leggings to re
grove Sunday and a most enjoyable
plans for non-producers, the more
of Pray last Friday Governor Sprague
place the breeches and wrapped leg
outing was held. Besides ribbing the
• 930-every-payday for workers.”
'characterized the rumors as “re
Bandon climate, the speakers held
porters’ guesses” but at the same time gings which have been the regulation
Milk Board Loses — The Oregon
that there is much in store for the
issue for enlisted men of the army
(Special to The Sentinel)
explained that he was investigat
Art McDuffie is now giving dances
Milk Board lost a rather important
heretofore. Major General George
Washington, D. C., Aug. 10—Con farmers of the valley.
twice a week on the new platform he ing certain phases of the state police
decision at Baker on July 25. It had gress has extended the time for con-!
A. White announced this week that
problem which indicated that he was
built on the Collier lot.
caused the arrest of Andrew Hansen struction of a dike preventing flow — J. F. Lee, bf Riverton, left yesterday
have been placed with the war
undecided and that there was some
for selling milk without possessing a of tidal waters into. North Slough, for Colfax, California, for several
department for enough of the new
R. S. Knowlton returned Monday foundation for the rumors..
license. It seems also that he did not Coos county, construction to be under weeks’ visit
from a two-months’ visit to Berkeley.
Pray, one of the most popular style trousers to supply the 1500 men
charge He a quart as decreed by the direction of the Oregon highway com
He stayed longer than expected in members of the state’s official family of the 186th Infantry and the 218th
board. The major question involved mission.
C. E. Spense, master of the state
Preliminary surveys have
order to see his son, Clay, who had was apparently, the least concerned Field artillery who have not yet re
was whether a farmer might sell milk been directed by army engineers of grange, was to speak at the W. O. W.
just returned from France.
about the rumor. It is known that ceived them.
on his own farm without being li the channel to Charleston, in South
he had not asked for reappointment,
censed. A justice court jury found Slough, in one of the last acts of the
Twenty-two arrests were brought
his analysis of the 8800,000,000 slum acreage when the present sugar quota being of the opinion that the govern
for Mr. Hansen. His attorney was session.
through efforts of the livestock
clearance bill that exposed the real expires and a new allotment is per or should have a free hand in his
State Representative A. S. Grant.
selection of appointive officials. Pray theft investigation division of the
Grant’s contention was that the law
Washington, D. C, Aug. 10—All
state department of agriculture dur
that the 800 millions was not a self company, located at Nyssa, Oregon, has served as superintendent of the
permits waiver of the licensing pro members of the Oregon congressional
state police bureau ever since its in ing the first half of 1939. Nineteen
vision—along with other board re and Washington delegation have re
ception eight years age and in that of the arrests resulted in convictions,
quirements—in communities of less ceived a petition from the Washing treasury three times that sum. This has been corresponding on the sub
time has built the organization up one defendant was acquitted and
slender young chap demonstrated that fject.
than 15,000 population. As one part ton state grange asking for a law to
three cases are still pending. Peni
a freshman member of congress, under rigid control by the department to a degree of efficiency which has
of the initiative move by State Sen require a majority vote of all eligible
tentiary terms aggregating 17 years
earned for it national recognition.
ator Thomas R. Mahoney, Mulnomah voters in the United States before the
were meted out to six of the defend
down' to the point of designating
county, for a general vote on repeal United States can enter an armed der great service to the nation.
Official Oregon was well repre ants but five of them were paroled
Representative Albert Gore, age wages for pickers.
of the milk control law, many granges conflict on foreign soil.
at the annual gathering of the from the bench and only one of the
31, is a fanner irf Tennessee as well
of the state are being polled. A sub
number actually went to prison.
as a school teacher. He showed that
Efforts to develop the shipbuilding Order of the Antelope on Hart Moun
stantial percentage of the granges go >
Washington, D. C, Aug.. 10—Of
tain last week. Among those making
on record against the law and many Oregon’s owner-operated farms 49.8
One evening last spring a kind-
the pilgrimage to the central Oregon
members become signers of the initi per cent are mortgaged. Only 12 turned by the cities in a period of 60 Puget Sound have received little en
shrine were State Treasurer Walter hearted motorist travelling along the
ative petition. The petitions must states have a higher percentage of
E. Pearson, who holds the title of highway down in Coos county picked
bear 25,531 signatures. — Oregon mortgaged farms. Records for the would make a contract paying the time Commission and it has awarded
Keeper of the Canteen, in the organi up a couple of youthful hitch hikers.
sister state, California, are Identical
rents to people who could not afford constructed in Southern California. zation; Secretary of State Earl Snell. The grateful hitch hikers explained
with the percentages in Oregon, with
to pay rents.
In other words, al- Every proposal suggested for the es- Dan J. Fry, state purchasing agent; to the kind-hearted motorist that they
Washington state having 47.7 per
though the cities would repay the tablishing of yards. north of San Jerrold Owen, secretary to the World had been kept in after school and had
cent of its owner-operated farms
800 million, the subsidies would so Francisco bay has been discouraged War Veterans State Aid commission, missed their bus. They also regaled
carrying a plaster. Considering that
and Lewis Griffith, secretary to the the kind-hearted motorist with tales
A press dispatch in Monday’s pa- these three Pacific Coast states are exceed the repayments that eventu by the commission and where there
of their numerous pranks at school at
State Land Board.
pers tell of 116 persons in Moscow blessed with abundance of water, un
the expense of their teachers, most
losing their decorations “for conduct surpassed climate, rarely cursed with pocket two billion dollars with noth
of whom, in the opinion of the youth
unworthy of order bearers.”
This crop failure and the people have one
were killed by hunters in Oregon ful hitch hikers were deaf, dumb and
may bd- the prelude to another mass of the highest cultures in the Union,
during the first six months of 1939, blind—especially dumb. All of which
purge. Stalin is so afraid for his own the number of mortgages is intriguing. farmer-teacher disclosed a situation The administration favors exploring
according to J. D. Mickle, state di interested the kind-hearted motorist
head that thousands of others must For the entire United States the per
veloping a supply. Government offi rector of agriculture. The list in immensely for he had once been a
fall to give him a feeling of security. centage of these mortgages is 41.5.
say traces have been found in cludes 4944 coyotes, 496 bobcats, 23 boy himself, and as a boy had at
Tyrants behave the same in any age
Farm tenancy in Oregon is 21.7,
tended school and may have played
Interest slashes by HOLC and FHA Washington, Idaho, Nevada and Cal bears and 10 mountain lions.
or race. A phiase from one of the (California the same), with Washing
okes on his “dumb” teachers even
old Greek dramas expressed it well ton 20 per cent..' Farm tenancy is
did these modem hitch hiking
24 centuries ago: “For somehow this highest in the west in Idaho, 28.5 Northwest property owners whose
plates will consist of blue numerals youths. Arrived at their destination
disease in sovereignty inheres, of per cent. Heavy tenancy is in the
HOLC or are under the insured mort recent congress, but when something on a white background. Secretory of the boys thanked the kind-hearted
never trusting to one’s friends."
gage system of FHA. These govern affected the country and was not State Snell estimates it will require motorist profusely for the “lift” and
plight caused the administration to
375,000 sets of the plate to meet he in turn thanked them for their
The great army of smokers in this launch its Farm Security Adminis ment agencies have reduced interest tinged with politics, White House and
entertainment and as he prepared to
the demand next year.
country should count their blessings tration through which loans are made
“Step on the gas” he presented each
and be glad they are not living in to tenants to purchase farms.
Oregon’s liquor monopoly did a of his guests with his card. It read,
ington (all types), range from 5 to for national defense, as an instance.
Germany where all tobacco must be
For the 1939-40 year, FSA has
Although congress has adjourned, 88,361,561 business during the year “Rex Putnam, state superintendent
adulterated with dried lemon rinds, 838,000,000 to carry on this farm 8:5 per cent, the average being 6J
one man’s Job continues. He is the ending June 30 last, according to a of public instruction.”
lavender, cherry and rose leaves, or purchase program. Out of this sum, per cent.
chap whose duty it is to see that all report by the Liquor Control Com
some such admixture. Judging by Oregon is allocated 8148,116; Wash
Dr. C. G. Stem, LJuropractor. 292
In Oregon alone 8790 loans are the docks in the capitol, senate and mission. Profits for the year were
the “fragrance” of much of the to ington, 8184,296, and Idaho 8155,601.
St., phone MJ
bacco used here maybe Germany is Officiate expect to make 18 loans in
only adopting some of the usages long Oregon, 23 in Washington and 17 in HOLC. It is estimated that 6.7 per
cent of the urban families are paying
practiced in this country.
Idaho. More than 600 loans to ten
off debts on homes through this
ants will be made in Alabama, Texas,
agency. Henceforth interest will be
Now congress has adjourned we Georgia, Mississippi.
predict the attendance at the fairs in Oregon and Washington is ex saved on one-half of one per cent on
will pick up—the people must have pected to be 89000; in Idaho 89000, as approximately 813,000,000.
Lower interest rates on everything
compared with 84000 loans in Ala
was one of the earliest objectives an
bama, Texas, etc. Reason: farms in
If you are under 25 years of age, the Pacific Northwest are more valu nounced by President Roosevelt in
1933, and since his inauguration there
you are ten times as liable to be in able.
has been a general reduction in the
volved in a fatal accident while at
cost of borrowed money.
the wheel of an auto as is a driver
It was a young school teacher,
of 50 years of age. Among pedestri member of congress but seven
There is a possibility of Willamette
ans, however,,eighty per cent of the months, who has saved the taxpayers
deaths are among people over 55 more than two billion dollars. It was Valley being included in sugar beet
Recently having escaped by the
skin of our teeth from being hit by
a car (though not having yet reach
ed the 50-year mark), our sympathies
are with the elderly people who are
physically incapable of being as alert
in eye and ear as they were when
younger, to say nothing about their
ability to jump like a kangaroo.
of a wise old doctor who told his
cret about pleasing expectant parents.
When asked if the new baby would
be a boy or girl he always inquired
which they preferred and then pre
dicted the opposite. Thus if correct
he was given credit for it but if the
baby was of the other sex the parents
were so happy in the fulfillment of
their wishes they forgot the doctor’s
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Too much is too much. In eating
only, is a little too much just enough,
as one humorist put it. In everything
else, and in that too, satiety brings
repulsion. We are becoming weary of
the "glamor girl,” “oomph girl” and
other publicity tricks.
“Praying” dolls, which are a new
kind of talking doll, are promised for
the Christmas trade this year. Little
children will see nothing wrong in it
and we are only a carping critic and old
fogy to feel that there is something
sacrilegious about it. We’d not like
to think that through these dolls
some little girls will hear their first
prayers, though that is very probable.
President Roosevelt and other ad
ministration leaders are playing safe
when they predict dire results every
time they lose out on some pet meas
ure. In his disappointment at the
failure of the neutrality act amend
ment the president declared a nice
little business boom had been killed.
That the opposite was true and the|
market rose with each display of
independence on the part of congress,
he never recognized. It reminds us.
If you like good meat we can supply you
with the best steer beer that the market
The best veal, pork ahd lamb is always
Pure kettle rendered lard in 1 lb., 2 lb., 4
lb., 8 lb and 50 lb. containers.
J. L. STEVENS
your Meal Mealing Place.