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About The Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon) 1922-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 22, 1909)
Fairview and West Coast Mines
Make New Finds.
SOME EXCITEMENT CREATED.
President McQueen Exhbits Speci
mens in Cottage Grove Yesterday,
Running Between $300 and $400 to
/OOO ROLLS OF WALL PAPER
To be Laid on the Altar of Bargains OCTOBER 23 rd
to OCTOBER 3 Oth, Seven Days Only.
This is your chance to Fix Up your Home at Smail Ex-
pense. We offer 50 Special Lots of Wall Paper, from 4
to 1 5 Rolls to the Lot at Ridiculously Low Prices.
That the Bohemia mining district
would eventually come into its own
has been the opinion of those, well
versed in mining for many years, and.
the exceedingly big strikes just made
by the West Coast Mining Company
and the Fairview Mining Company
bears out their contention. It is said
to be, without question, the richest
In Addition to the 50 Special Lots We Offer a SPECIAL DISCOUNT of
find yet discovered in the district, and
Scene in the "Bohemia.
this means no inconsiderable.
20 percent on all Wall Paper. We Itemize a few Lots to Show you what
The return of Mr. George' McQueen
a Substantial Saving this Offer Really Means to You.
yesterday from the district created
more excitement ini Cottage Grove
than a visit from a much more, cele
brated personage would have done, for
LOT 6. Plenty for 2 good-sized
LOT 1. Neat Blue Flower effect.
Much has been written, and more | necessary to make Bohemia one of the
he brought with him specimens of base
rooms, Neat Pattern, Light
ore pronounced the richest seen here in
8 Rolls Wall,
many a day. The find was made on
5 Rolls Ceiling,
Value 40c, Sale price
gateway, but the theme is ever fertile,
But surface conditions after all playan
the Fairview property, of which he is
Value $1.30? Sale price
1 unimportant part in the actual making
LOT 2. Stripe and Figure combina
president and manager, and was taken
magic in the word gold. The value of ’ of a mine, the real worth centering
LOT 7. Extra good.
tion, medium color.
from a surface vién which shows five
properties in this rugged, mountain about the ore it holds and the process
'3 Rolls Wall,
2 Rolls Wall,
feet of free milling ore, two feet of
3 Rolls Ceiling,
2 Rolls Ceiling,
the vein presenting gold plainly visible, ous territory has demonstrated the pro of reaching and removing it. The
priety of large expenditures of money, ledges and veins must be exploited.
1 Roll Border,
Value 40c, Sale price...—
to the naked eye. There is, according
but the camp is still in its infancy, not They must be located without the
Value $1.75, Sale Price—I,
to Mr. McQueen, a 170-foot shoot of
withstanding the fact that the precious - shadow of a mistake. It is the easiest
LOT 3. Suitable for bath room,
this ore in- sight, and it is estimated
LOT 8. Extra value, neat effect,
metal was discovered long years ago. thing in the world to lose p vein. A
2 Rolls Wall,
that it will run between $300 and $400
11 Rolls Wall,
Facilities for extracting and reducing ’ fault or horse” may throw develop
to the ton. The property, which is
the ord are being, provided at several ment Off for years and sink money in
Value 90c, Sale price—
owned by Cottage Grove, Eugene and
1 Roll Border, Tan,
of the new mines, and within a com vain search for the lost lead. There
Albany people, will be fully developed.
LOT 4. Sufficient for Large Room or
Value $3, Sale price
paratively short time there is every are thousands upon thousands of feet;
It has been worked during the past
2 Small Rooms.
reason to believe that these will be of tunnels i nt lie district, and none
seven years. J. C. Klopfenstein and
Light Blue Wall, Moray ceil
come producers in fact as well as in have been forced through the solid
Fine Paper in Dark
John Coffman are the men who made
ing, with border.
name, though, the real way of ob rock without having shown good pros
Brown and Green coloring.
this rich find.
taining the metal is not as yet provid pects, . while others have resulted in
2 Rolls Wall,
Mr. McQueen told a representative
3 Rolls Ceiling,
2 Rolls Ceiling, border,
of The Sentinel today that, renort in
Value $1.25, Sale price
The making of a successful mine in
Value $1.25, Sale price.
the camp had it that the West Coast this .district is no passtime ; it is no stances; as in the case of the old Vesu
LOT 5. Beautiful stripe effect in Blue
Mining Companyon Wednesday made a fortunate incident of the hour. A rich; vius, tunnels have been.' run in hun
LOT 10. Pantry or Hall.
2 Rolls Wall,
strike much larger than the one made cropping of mineral-bearing rock may dreds of feet; and then downward to
4 Rolls Wall,
four years ago, when something like be the lucky find of a moment, but such
1 Roll Ceiling, with border
Value $1.20, Sale price____ Tub
cuts, and up-raises have been madej
$200,000 were taken from this miné
Value 75c, Sale Price___
an incident is very far from the mak all of which .means relentless work.
within a short time. The find is in No. ing of a mine. The’one is the turn of
Comparatlvey speakiing there is lit
8 level. • The particulars áre not a stone under a stumbling step, the
tle wealth behind the undertakings in
other is the continuous, intelligént,
Mr. McQueen, while in the district, arduous work of years, Such as is now the Bohemia mining district, and con
visited the property of the Kelso Min being carried on in many of the -camps. sequently progress is slow, and the de
velopment, of the camp as a whole re
ing Company, and says there is enough
Few hold a single claim, the acquisi tarded. Many claim holders are un
free milling ore in sight to last the tion of larger areas of surface being
company at least a year. He thinks important in the development of a able to do more than their annual
assessment work, notwithstanding the
the Kelso people have a good thing.
mine, insuring as it does greater op-, fact that were facilities for treating
to miné from a net-work of the ore at hand sufficient means might
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES. portunity
feeders generally attendant upon a be had from their labors to successfully
Topics to.Be Discussed at Local Places large ledge of <5re, and also unstinted develop their properties. ’Tis true
facilities for mill and tunnel sites as that stamp mills of various types are
of Worship Next Sunday.
At the Methodist church Sunday the development of properties extend in the field, and others are being erect
morning at 11, address by Robert Sut- their demands in these imperative re ed, but ample facilities for the extrac
eliff on “Our Pastor,” followed by spects. Area, title, accessibility as a tion and reduction of the ore, the cul
baptisms and reception of members. working proposition, such as the pos minating factor in the making of a
Duet by Vena Wheeler and Neta Comp session of steep slopes having good mill mine, must be had in the shape of a
ton. People’s popular service at 7:30. and tunnel sites, sufficient water süp- sinelter before the Bohemia camp will
HAVE IT FOR LESS '
Congregations at these gatherings are ply and adequate timber, are all vital fully come into its own. The value of
constantly increasing. Subject of pas
the properties has been demonstrated,
The. properties now béing developed, and with such an institution for cus
tor’s sermon, “The Empty Cradle.”
Anthem by large chorus choir., “Softly or the most, of them at least, have tom work _who would undertake to
these advantages; and the ore being estimate the productiveness of the
Fades The Twilight Ray,”
The Rev. Adams of the Presbyterian present without a doubt, only time is ledges and veins of this large area.
church will take for his morning sub
ject next Sunday, “Men That Hazard
JUDGE CHRISTMAN RESIGNS.
SOUTHERN MAKES KICK.
All.” In the evening his.theme will
be “Jesus and the Family.” Preced After Serving Several Terms Jurist Objects to Assessed Valuation Placed
ing the sermon, there will be a song
Will Enjoy Leisure.
on Its Lane Property.
service and scripture lesson conducted
G. R., Chrisman, county judge of j The Southern Pacific Company has
by some member of the Brotherhood. Lane county, has tendered to Governor I filed a vigorous protest with the Lane
The Jiiissionary society of the Pres Benson bis resignation, and Attorney county board of equalization, now in
byterian church will meet at the home Helmus W. Thompson, of Eugene, was I I session, against the $38,000-a-mile val
of Mrs.»Henry Veatch on November 3. appointed in his place, receiving notice uation placed upon the rolling stock
The Aid Society of the M. E. church of his appointment by telegraph early and the main line roadbed of the com
will tender a banquet to the men of yesterday afternoon. Mr. Thompson pany in this county, and the valuation
the society and parish in the gymnas was at once sworn in and assumed the of $ 7-20 per acre placed upon the com
ium next Tuesday evening at 6:30. duties of the office. The Guard asys: pany’s timber lands, says The Guard.
When the^brethern have eaten their fill Judge Chrisman’s resignation comes The company asks that the $38,000 fig
they will assemble in the church above' as a surprise to many, but not to a few ure be reduced to $20,000, and that the
where Pastor Sutcliff speaks about the of his friends and other county officials timber land valuation be placed at $4
aims and objects of the Methodist at the court house; It has been known per acre.
Brotherhood. Chapters of this social for some time past that the judge con The Western Union Telegraph "Co.
and fraternal organization are rapidly templated going to Southern California has • also protested against the raise in
being organized in every strong, pro to remain during the winter, and in its assessment. Assessor Keeney says
gressive Methodist church. Thç pros order to do., so he dee sped it best to this company files a kick every year.
pects are good that one will be in full resign. He will leave for Los Angeles No action has yet been taken by the
running order here before long.
in about a month and will remain there board of equalization. The valuation
The Rev. Elkins of the Christian with hisi.wife and son Chester, who on the railroad company’s property
church will take for his morning theme have already preceded him. and who was raised this year by the assessor in
next Sunday “The Meaning of the spent last winter and spring theref
accordance with an agreement among
Cross.” In the evening his topic will
Judge Chrisman was elected county the assessors of the state.
be “The Change of Heart.”
judge of Lane county in June, 1904,-
and served a full term of four years
’TIS A BUSY PLACE.
No Quorum Present.
There was no quorum at Wednesday until the election in 1908, when he was The Chambers Lumber Company of the accountant and C. J. Howard store
night’s adjourned meeting of the eity re-elected, both times by large major
keeper. The company owns 1100 aeres
Dorena Has Large Pay Roll.
council and another adjournment was ities.
of timber, which will supply its mill,
Large Sample Rooms
One of the busy places in this sec- the present cutting capacity consid
taken to tomorrow night. Aiderman
Elledge is in the Bohemia hills, Aider J. M. Cowdrey of Lebanon, L. Staud- I ■ tion of Oregon is the saw-mill camp of ered, for ten or twelve, years. The re
man Hogate is in the country buildipg acher of Saginaw, Mot. Rekrap of Al the Chambers Lumber Company, ten cent sales have been heavy, fourteen
bridges, and Aiderman Barties is at bany, John A. Williams of Curtin miles from Cottage Grove, and two cars having been ' consigned thus far
Eugene. Mayor Job and A}dermen Spur, 'W. B. Chance of Albany, G. M. miles from the flourishing burg’of Do this month. The product finds market
Lawson, Kime and Atkinson were in Parker of Eugene, J. H; Cooley of rena. The Chambers company, at the in Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. The
their seats. The vote cast in the Medford, J. H. McGee of Ashland, C. head of which is Fred Russell, former mill was installed eight years ago.
election Wednesday will be canvassed E. Catching of Springfield, C. M. ly of San Franciscb, has a mill of 40,- The company is incorporated under the
daily capacity, and it produces the laws of the state, and has a capitaliza
Saturday night, and other business will Smith of Eugene, May Tennis of Wild- ,000
COTTAGE GROVE, ORE
also be given attention.
wood and Ed Boyd, of Wildwood are goods. The mill is located at the head tion of i $100,000. ■*
The Ladies’ Circle served refresh-
Joseph Matlock, Jr., son of J. D. among those who registered at Hotel stalled a machine shop with suitable
j after lodge meeting on Tuesday
Matlock, Eugene’s mayor, was bound Oregon during the past week.
machinery for all necessary repairs, in
over in thetsum of-$1000 by Judge Bry
Looking Up His Record.
charge of George Orr, a capable ma night.
son of the justice court, on a statutory
Eugene Roberts, who will probably chinist. W. S. Shearer, formerly with This, in many respects, is an ideal
charge, preferred by a 17-year-old girl have charge of the construction of the Booth-Kelly Lumber Co. , is the super- i stock country, and there seems to be a
of that city. It is alleged that young proposed water system, having given intendent, C. J. Chandler sawyer, and tendency on the part of several new
Matlock attacked the girl on a clark the council references, Recorder Van- Frank McFarland woods foreman, comers to engage quite extensively in
Rooms with Bath
New Brick Annex
street a few nights ago. A charge of Denberg is officially looking up his re About seventy-five men are employed dairying. The mild and even climate,
insanity was filed against him by his cord.
by the company, with a monthly pay with the adaptability of the soil for
brother before the examination and he
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Rosenberg infor roll of over $5000.
forage grasses and with the larger
will be examined on that charge to- mally entertained a few friends and
The planing mill <and store of the part of the year producing green feed,
neighbors last evening.
company is at Dorena. J. E. Fickle is makes it favorable to this industry.
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