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COTTAGE GROVE, OREGON, FRIDAY. NOV. 5, 1909
Many Lumbermen Will Invade
DATE SET FOR NOVEMBER 20
Local Lumbermen and Citizens Gener
ally Will Tender Manufacturers of
Two States a Cordial Reception.—A
Large Gathering Promised.
returned to their home in Woodland,
Washington, on Saturday, after hay
mer Groat has lost all of his family
since the advent of last September, ex
cept Ernest Robert, three years old,
who accompanied his grandparents to
Washington. Mrs.- Groat passed- away
at Vancouver at the age of twenty-two
after an illness of only four days. Mr.
and Mrs. Groat had gone thither to
care, for his mother, who was suffering
from pneumonia. Taking his three
children, Mr7 Groat returned to Cot
tage Grove. One week later Violet
Viola, aged four and a half years, died
on September 29 after an illness of four
days, and again on October 24 death
called Daisy Belle, leaving to, the
mourning husband and father but one
offspring as the result of his union. It
is, indeed a deep affliction, and one in
which only those who have passed
through similar trying ordeals can
truly -sympathize with the bereaved.
MAKES MATTERS PLflllt
Health Officer Makes Demand La Follette Says Government is
Upon Property Owners.
in Hands of Big Cinch.
CONNECT WITH THE SEWERS TRACES HISTORY OF BUSINESS
Typhoid Fever Likely to Result From •Rockefeller and Morgan Are the Pow
Present Unsanitary Condition.-Dr.
ers Behind the Throne, Being Dicta
Oglesby Makes Report in His Official
tors to. Leaders in Both House and
the present rate, under the Aldrich
bill, there is no hope for the consumer.
me House is controuea Dy cannon,
and the Senate by Aldrich. A few men
at Washington were' struggling for
good citizenship and a square deal. Extehsive Campaign is Outlined
The way is clear before the citizens of
by Engineer Lewis.
this country. The great question is
neither the trusts nor the tariff, but a
question of honest men. Better send a MORE WATER FOR FARM LANDS
man who is ignorant to. Washington, if
he is honest, than an educated rascal.
His appeal to his audience to study Rainfall in Willamette Valley Averages
Two and One-Quarter Inches During
the issues and vote intelligently was
Three Snmmer Months.—Lecture
strong. He told them that he had an
ambition for good government and he
was bound to accomplish his ideal.
Dr. W. W. Oglesby, city health com
The Oregon and Washington Lumber
Senator Robert Marion LaFol'lette of
missioner, has issued his monthly re Wisconsin opened the Cottage Grove
Manufacturers’ Association will con
Bear Kill Sheep,
A campaign of education to cost
port ior October, in which he dwells at Lyceum Course last Tuesday evening
vene in Cottage Grove on Saturday,
Ernest McReynolds, whp has a ranch froin $5000 to $8000, to be participated
considerable length on typhoid fever at the Christian church. On his arrival on Cedar creek; reports that black in by paid lecturefsand every newspa
November 20, and from present indi
and its causes. He claims that our 'here the noted gentleman was met by a bear are killing goats by the score in per in the Willamette Valley, is being
cations the gathering will be one of
water supply contains coli bacillus, as committee of citizens, consisting of that neighborhood.
the. largest held by the organization for
He has lost planned , by the Oregon Conservation
shown by investigations, and he advo Mayor R. B. Job, Mr, A. B. Wood, twenty-eight thus far this fall, and his Commission and State Engineer Lewis,
some time past. Secretary A. B. Was-
cates a pure and uncontaminated sup manager of the Oregon & Southeast neighbors have suffered similarly.
tell has issued a circular letter to the
with the avowed purpose of making
ply for city use. He also demands ern railroad, Mr; Fred Conley of the
membeys throughout the territory,
the valley, the most thoroughly irri
"that property owners connect- with the , Commercial club, and Rev. S. C.
which comprises two states, and in all
DEAJH OF MR. BROCK.
gated section of the West, says the
sewers^ and points out that typhoid Adams, manager of the Lyceum Course;
probability- the lumbermen will come
in “gangs,’’hence it is up to the manu Southern Pacific Tie Plant Curing a
The -Senator spoke for over three hours
A drawing prepared by Mr. Lewis
this cause. His report- follows:
facturers Or Cottage Grove and the
■ on matters political.
shows the comparative rainfall in var
Large Number of Sleepers;
Cyrus ' C. Brock, who came to Cot
“There is probably- no serioug dis
section tributary theretq, whether
He first reviewed the history of. the
The tie “curing” plant of the South eases which is more readily and certain development of trade in this country, tage Grove from Pittsburg, Pa., two ious parts of the United States during
members of the association or not, to
the months of June, July and August.
attend the meeting and thus show their ern Pacific Railway Company, at La ly preventable than typhoid fever, yet which started with the partnership, years-ago to make.Oregon his future The Willamette valley is accredited
appreciation of the visit.
followed by the corporation, the com
with an average of "two. and a quarter
The following- is the circular letter after Waving been practically idle .for cause greater loss of human comfort, bination, .and then by what he termed Mrs. Philip Hohl on Saturday last of inches.
more than a fortnight for want of ma efficiency and life every year. This is
issued by the secretary:
“The Combination of Combinations.” paralysis. The remains were shipped
It is argued that Government experi
“Oregon Washington Lumber Manu terial. The company’s ties bought in chiefly due to popular ignorance of or '.The corporation naturally has to go to East for burial on Tuesday, being ac ments during the past two or three
facturers’ Association, office of the Southern' Oregon are here treated with indifference to the measures which can the legislature for its chaster and. to companied by his daughter, Mrs. D. J, seasons show that for certain crops
secretary, Portland, Oregon, October a solution of chloride of zine under an^, should be taken to prevent it. Ty municipal authorities for franchises. DuBruille and her daughter, Miss Gail. irrigation., in the Willamette Valley is
Deceased was a native of Pennsyl necessary. Admitting the necessity of
26, 1909.—To the members: Pursuant heavy pressure to prolong the life of phoid is emphatically a filthy disease It" would have been proper had they
to action of the stockholders at month the sleepers. The output goes to Cal and pathologists arg practically entire stopped here, but the next step was to vania, having been born in a hamlet irrigation, a number of reasons are
ly meeting October 16th, when motion ifornia and Nevada principally, few of ly agreed as to its cause. The whole prostitute the aims of legislation. Not bearing the family name sixty-one given by Mr. Lewis why a campaign
prevailed that the November meeting the treated ties being used in thissec- problem of the prevention of typhoid satisfied with this, they next have a years ago last April. For many years of education is first necessary.
of the association be held at one of the tion. The plant has a. capacity of 4,000 fever may be summed up in one sen combination of the trusts in such a he was a prominent attorney in Pitts First—Land values are so high that
cities in the Willamette Valley, the di ties per day of twehty-four hour, and tence. Keep human excrement out of way that a few men, two in fact, can burg, where he practiced law for more capital cannot be found to purchase
rectors have decided to hold the meet under ordinary circumstances two water and away from food. The meth manipulate to crush whoever they than a quarter century; He took an arid resell the same when irrigated,
active part in politics, and stumped because the public is not awake to the
ings of the association on November crews are employed. During the past od of conveyance of typhoid fever will please.
20th at 3:00 p. m. at Cottage Grove, two. months, however, the supply of of course, follow according to the meth As a proof of this, he said that in the state on several occasions for the ¡value of irrigated land.
— ties has been curtailed oh account of od of the disposal of human excrement. the Congressional Library at Washing republican party, of - which he was a
Second—A canal cannot be dug upon
“To be brief, when a manji-contracts ton he found a book called, “The Di member. Mr. Brock had no political anticipated profits from the sale of
“Cottage Grove is a thriving little city "a higher price demanded by producers.-
of 3,000 people at the southern end of There are thirty-three men employed typhoid he has acquired it by drinking rectory of Directors of New York aspirations. At one time he was af water to adjoining lands, because capi
the Willamette valley, 144 miles south at the plant. Mr. Charles Adams is in or swallowing with his food a solution City,” On-inquiry he found that all forded an opportunity to gain a seat tal will not invest without., some defin
of the bowel discharges of some other' the large cities have such a volume. on the bench, but declined.' He had ite security.
of Portland. Has a population of 3,000 charge of the work.
member of his species containing ty Ip studying these lists of names he ¡practiced in all the courts, but refused Third—Irrigation and drainage dis
which is rapidly increasing. Cottage
CHILD SCALDED To DEATH.
phoid bacilla. The connection between- fdund that all the industries have for criminal cases. Mr. Brock had a splen tricts cannot be formed until over 50
Grove is a junction where the Oregon &
Southeastern-railway joins the main Falls Into Tub of Boiling Water While the soil and the drinking water -is . so their .directors ninety-seven men. did library, valued, it is said, at about per cent of the - land owners are awake
obvious that it needs only to be pointed Many of these men have very little $24,000.
line of the S. P. Co. and there are from
to the value of irrigation. Capital ad
Mother is Busy Close By.
•Broken in health he came west three
opt and yet it is the .simple ^disreg-a-rd
twenty-five to thirty mills within a
The two-year-old daughter of Mr. óf this well established and indisputable wealth, Chauncey. M. De Pew, for in years-ago for recreation and rest. He vanced for such enterprises becomes a
radius of twenty miles of which a num and Mrs. E. R. '"Black of - this city fell
stance. In. fact it was. summed up
lien upon the land within the district
ber -.are members of this association and into a tub of hot water and died as a law of cause and effect which should that ninety-five of the directors were liked the country, and after, returning arid can readily be secured.
the local Commercial club offers good result of the scalding. The little girl put Us on our guard, that we too may the tools of two men who control the to Pittsburg again came hither to take
Fourth—No bon'd house or large con
up his permanent abode. • The surviv
hot be disgraced with an alarming
facilities for entertainment.
was playing in the kitchen where her prevalence of typhoid as some of our interests of this country, ’Rockefeller ing members of the Brock family are struction company will, in the face of
“Messrs. L. S. Hill and F. H. Rosen, mother had been scrubbing the floor,
and J. P. Morgan.
present sentiment, attempt to organize
berg of the Brown Lumber Co. are go and before the - mother noticed what Oregon towns have been.
The panic of 1907 he laid at their Mrs. DuBruille and Miss Ida Brock, a project, getting the farmers to place
ing to interest, everybody in the locality the child was doing she heard her
“The next in virulence is bicillus coli door. He attributed their motive to Who is a stenographer in Millon’s Na a lien on their land for the cost of re
to come to the meeting and they are scream and struggling in the tub of communes. As yet we have not pro be that, they considered Theodore tional iBank of Pittsburg. The wife clamation and drainage. In addition,
enthusiastic to work up a big attend water.
duced but one or two malignant results. Roosevelt as a menace to their rob and mother died about thirty-five years capital .will not invest in expensive
ance." It is now up to the rest of the
But our investigations are positive that bery. A panic during an administra ago.
topographic surveys and investigations
Tea Is Grown on Coast.
membership to. get busy and arrange
all of pur water contains coli bicillus. tion had always proved unpleasant for As the Cottage Grove local was pass in search of irrigation projects when
for a big delegation to go -down from
That- tea can be successfully grown “If we expect to maintain, our-record those in-office and they considered this ing. a point near the Coney Island re they are besieged by promoters having
the A. & C., O. R. & N., upper Wil in Goos county has been clearly demon as one of the most healthy villages in a sure way to block any third term at sort between Eugene and Springfield all necessary data as a basis for in
lamette valley and the Portland mills. strated by J. O. Stemmier of Myrtle the state we are compelled to bring in tempt. The panic was uncalled for yesterday evening a rock thrown vestment.
Mr; Dixon of the Booth-Kelly Lumber Point. On his ranch near Dora he has pure water for city use. First and and criminal. The products of the through the window of a coach struck
Fifth—The present tendency is for
Co. will advertise the matter' among a good crop, of tea and has brought in best of all is the securing of naturally farms and mines for 1907' were far in a brakeman on the-cheek and inflicted each farmer to enlarge his holding,
the mills on the Wendling branch and a supply of leaves, which he does each pure and uncontaminated supply of- excess of previous years.
a painful wound. Some miscreant thus reducing population. If irriga
we would appreciate very much the as year to supply his family table. The water. There is one that is within our
Tariff for revenue was also branded evidently threw the- rock with- mali tion is necessary, as we assuhie, then
,» Continued on Eighth Page.
sistance of our members by writing let tea is of the regular Japan variety.
the sooner the farmer is convinced of
as a means of robbing the poor. At cious intent.—Guard.
ters to personal friends among the val
its value, the better. The tendency
ley mill men without regard to their
will then be to subdivide and sell, thus
membership in the assocation, inviting
increasing the population of the valley.
them to attend.
' The plan of campaign embraces the
“Those interested can readily figure
making of a topographic survey map
on taking in the Corvallis-Oregon foot The community booklet, setting forth Spring, a famous health resort, -twelve enjoys terminal rates on its lumber ex Barley runs more than 60 bushels; corn of the Willamette Valley showing all
ball game at Eugene, Friday, Novem the resources, advantages and possibil ihiles southwest on the Coast Fork of ports and shares in all advantages that 40, and .potatoes over 200 bushels per reservoir sites, diversion points, irri
gable areas, etc.; the employment of
ber 19th. Train leaves Portland at 8:15 ities of Cottage Grove and the terri the Willamette river, and reached daily any locality possesses so fair as freight acre.
a. m., arriving at Eugene at 1:59 p. m. tory tributary thereto, has arrived and by a stage line, the terminus of which -traffic is concerned. In the all-impor
Hogs can be raised more cheaply in a reputable engineer to point out the
Saturday leaves Eugene at 2:00 p. m. Manager' Conley, of the Commercial is the Black Butte quicksilver mines; tant matter of passenger transporta this territory than any where else in various irrigation and drainage pro
jects, showing location of canals, arid
and arrives at Cottage Grove at 2:57 club, which is responsible for the pub and the valleys of Row river and tion, Cottage Grove, is accorded distinct the World.
with the rest of the party. Return lication, is busily engaged sending the Mosby creek, lying east.”
From fifty acres in wheat an average giving preliminary estimates of cost;
time is up to you and the S. P. Co.
issue into those Eastern states where The opportunities for investment are
It is estimated that tributary to Cot
The vwalnut industry is attracting the employment of a good writer on
“This meeting at Cottage Grove will it is calculated the most, good may be given consideration, especially. with tage Grove there is a much greater considerable attention in this section, irrigation for three or four months,
offer an opportunity for renewing olp accomplished in the way of inducing reference to the lumber industry, railroad tonnage than can be found in it just becoming known that they will to go over the valley collecting data
and describing the advantages and dis
friendships and making many new ac immigration. The booklet is hand owing to the steady increasing values. any equal area on the Pacific Coast.
do well arid thrive most abundantly.
quaintances and the value of this pil somely illustrated with views in and “Timber can be bought,” says the. There are thirty-one lumber mills in
It is not uncommon, to find a Jersey advantages of the scheme.
The state engineer believes that by
grimage cannot be over estimated. around Cottage Grove, showing the writer, “at from 50 cents to $1 per the territory tributary to Cottage cow that is netting $100 to $120 annu
this time there will have been aroused
We send-out this announcement thus magnificent timber resources of this thousand feet stumpage. These val Grove, all of which are within twenty ally.
>arly so that everybody can frame his section; agricultural, horticultural and ues will multiply four-fold- in a few miles radius of the city. The monthly
Sheep yield from eight and a half to enough enthusiasm so that no difficulty
plans accordingly. Our regular notice stock scenes along the Coast Fork, and years at the present rate of increase. payrolls exceed $50,000.00. There are fourteen pounds to the fleece. An will be encountered in inducing the
of the, meeting will be sent out one Row rivers arid in the Lorane valley; In the Lorane Valley coal of good com quarter sections in the vicinity, of Cot annual increase in the flock of 125 to next session of the legislature to make
week prior thereto as usual.
Bohemia gold mining camps; the quick mercial quality has been discovered, tage Grove that contain 22,000,000 feet 150 per cent is not uncommon. Angora an appropriation large enough to make
’’Will you please do your part to work silver mines at Black Butte, together while in Lynx Valley, three miles of merchantable timber. The grade goats yield four pounds of mohair to a reliable topographic map of the floor
of the valley, as a basis for interesting
up a big attendance?
with other industrial scenes and pic north of Cottage Grove, large deposits of this timber is excellent, running as the fleece.
A. B. WASTELL, Secretary;”
of natural mineral paint have been lo high as 54 per cent clear.
All grains, clover, vetch, alfalfa, capital. Mr. Lewis states that the
The founding of Cottage Grove by cated; There are also promising aven
kale, rape and roots do well in United States geological survey doubt
WILL BUILD NEW PLANT.
less will contribute dollar for dollar
Nathaniel Martin in 1867, and its pro ues for investment of capital in furni that there is sixteen billion feet of this section and yield abundantly.
The altitude is 671 feet, is regarded with the state for such work.
Calapooya Mineral Springs Company gress during an early period is briefly ture manufacturing, in wood-working merchantable timber in the area con
Following the session of the Legisla
touched upon by way of introduction, enterprises of various kinds- and in the tiguous to Cottage Grove. It will cost beyond the frost line, yet not so high
to Come to Town in Spring.
followed by much general information manufacturing of paper pulp from the approximately $7.50 per thousand feet as to be in the hot belt. There is an ture it is proposed to employ some
The Calapooya-Mineral Springs Com-
such man as B. A. Fowler, president
of value to the prospective settler, wood of the fir tree and waste products to prepare this timber for shipment in abundant supply of pure water.
>any, formerly known as the London,
written none too forcefully but withal of saw mills, with a-number Of-by-pro its crude form. This involves an ex Fully-ripened strawberries of the of the National Irrigation Congress to
company, will erect a large bottling
intelligently. The entire work of ducts, among which are alcohol, tur penditure of $1-20,500,000,00.
tame variety have been picked in the give stereoptican lectures throughout
riant in Cottage Grove in the early
sixty-eight pages is devoid of flowery pentine and rosin.”
Cottage Grove district in January. the valley.
ipi’ing. -The site has been secured.
The state engineer, believes that the
embellishments, the space being more The schqols, with their 800 pupils; Cottage Grove form one of its most Wild strawberries have been picked at
The springs are located twelve miles
usefully employed by unvarnished facts the churches, seven in number; fra valued resources. The Bohemia dis-, Cottage Grove in February. These carrying out of this campaign of edu
:rom town, and the company’s increas-
and beautiful illustrations. -Speaking ternal orders, some fourteen;-civic im trict' comprises an area of thirteen wild varieties bloom during November cation will result in so much enthus
ng business makes the hauling of bot-
iasm that the project will not be al
ofthe geographical position of Cottage provements, completed and contem miles by nine miles. It is in the and December.
;les and cases back and forth from the-
lowed to die until the Willamette Val
Grove it is mentioned that “every tele plated; railway facilities, "telephone Calapooia range, a spur of the Cas
¡hipping point too expensive. At pres
becomes the highest developed por
phone inessage, every telegram, every
cades. Cottage Grove is the only gate in a year mak.es one feel that it does
ent the company’s plant has a capacity
letter, every pound of freight and all given proper attention, and form way to the district. During the last not'always rain in Oregon. The sum-" tion of this state through irrigation
if only 1500 bottles per day. The sa
every passenger who travels north or interesting reading for those desiring five years-more than $700,000.00 in free -mer weather is seldom above eighty and drainage. Until some such plan is
lacity of -the proposed' new plant will
south through the State of Oregon, information along these several lines. gold has been taken' out.
degrees and the heat: is never oppres put. into execution it is claimed the
>e approximately 4,000 bottles per day.
valley will remain unirrigated, and
between the Cascade mountains and
file company has closed negotiations
The population of Cottage Grove is been discovered four miles northwest This section offers exceptionally in the main, the farms will be too
the Pacific Ocean, either by wagon or
vith Mr. W.-Hendryx of-, Portland to
railroad, passes through Cottage more than- 95 per cent American.
while veins of good coal have been, -tempting opportunities for deer, bear, large to allow of rapid increase in the
ilace its mineral water in all the lead-
Grove.” Besides being the supply With a population of but 3000 people found within nine miles of Cottage grouse, pheasants and quail. The population. Successfully to carry out
ig cities throughout the-Pacific coast point for various mining districts and Cottage, Grove has a service of 608
Grove. Oil appears in several places. streams are well-stocked with brook the campaign of education outlined,
mining camps,. Cottage Grove is the telephones, the percentage of ,ttele
Cottage Grove is frequently referred and salmon trout. To the big game Mr. Lewis estimates that from $5000
Death Cuts Wide Swath.
principal trading center for a wide phones to each one hundred of popula to as the Petaluma of Oregon by those hunter is offered bear, cougar,’lynx, to $8000 should be raised • by voluntary
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Smith, who came stretch of surrounding country; the tion being greater than in any town who are interested in the poultry busi wildcat, and an occasional wolf. In subscription.
0 Cottage Grove to care for the three fertile Lorane Valley to the west, im of its size on the coast.
one locality nearby three cougars and
Apples, old and young, should be
hildren of Mrs. Elmer Groat after her portant for its dairying and horticul
Cottage Grove is an important point of forty bushels per acre, while oats one or two black bears were- killed sprayed before the winter rains begin
s'ath, which occurred in September, tural interests; Calapooia Mineral on the Southern Pacific System. It yieldj 100 bushels, machine measure.' during the year.
to prevent anthracnose.
Community Book Relates Some Interesting Facts