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V O LU M E V
C'OTTA(j| GROVE, OREGON. ERIIMV. SI ITEMBI.R 8, 1911
ESPEE FIGHTS UNCLE SAM
R A I L R O A D C O M P A N Y K I L K S A NS
that Use ul Line anil 40
Yeun. Without Riotest Strength
e n » Its Right.
AUTO COVERS MANY MILES ELECTRIC IS COMING SOON
to request the state »uilrnad commis
sion lo postpone its investigation of ex
istiiig rales, which was scheduled fur
the latter part of September, lor *•*» PATHFINDERS OF
days, In order to allow the local ship
pers to prepare their I'lise,
SUPERVISORS GET MUSY.
Lane County Schools Will He Syste
Hill people are going along quietly
about their business and doing things,
it would not lie surprising to Cottage
I WO SURVEYS MADE THROUGH d r o v e |ieopk' to wukt; up some morn NORMAN H. SLITER KILLED BY
ing and find that Hill had hought a de
pot site within our corporate limit».
Globe Girdling Automobilistk Pass Right of Way Problem Reported to
Garden Spot of the West.
Former Baptist Minister, a Resident
Through Cottage Grove on Wuy
W. J. Messenger, who lived a num
Have Been Adjusted and Work
of Saginaw, Became Dazed
ber o f years in Hogue river valley ami
While on Track.
other jiarts of the state where there
The hc I iimi I supervisors for l.nneeoim-
are excellent fruit and gardening lands,
Di'i'iiuse tli«’ 11 mti'il Sin ten lias hail tV entered upon the d,»charge of their
I)r. Charles C, I'errlval, editor ul
It apix-ars that actual work has com
Norman H. Sliter, who with his w ife
notice hut fuileil fur forty years to dutiea on Friday last, and hereafter Health Muga/inc of New York City, menced on the southern extension of and who now lives near Vaughn Spur,
came to Saginaw from Minnesota about
|iroti'«t uguinat tin' sail' of Southern the country sehisds will he as fully und and George D. I'.rnwn of Detroit, in the Oregon Electric out «if Salem,
a year ago and took up a permanent
I’Hollle mllroHil luml in larger quantities carefully superintended and directed as the famous globe girdling Abbott lie ami tiie rumor that there would he no under irrigation thia year beat any
residence, was instantly killed by the
than (tin Mt'rt'H aial at inure than lit.rat the sehisds nf the towns and cities. triot " K u lld n g " automobile, which la more railroad building iri Oregon until
northbound Shasta Limited yesterday
an arrr ; because thr Government has The county cducutl«nul hoard, con» at- palhfiialing a new rout«- for the propos after tin' coining presidential election
forenoon. The accident happened in
usell the railroad freely for triiiis|Mir- (ng of Oliver Vcatch o f Cottage (trove , ed Pacific international highway from bus been sidetracked. The blue prints and vegetables have shown wonder
the cut midway between Saginaw and
tation troops anil munition» of war, anil W.
Washburn of Junction City, W, Tiu Jouna, Mexico, to Vancouver, D. nf thia southern extension show three
Walker, Mr. Sliter appeared dazed for
Hill. hr. C., passed through Cottage Grove this surveys through the city of Cottage ed of in that section of the country.
lii'i'niiNi' it haa accepted taxes on thr I .. W hci h r of I’ U ,i -.ml
a moment when Engineer O ’Malley
unaolil railroail lanil to thr amount of George Edwards of Florence, and the week from San Francisco with a total Grove, hut so far as ia publicly known He states that the lands there contain
sounded two warning blasts o f the
11,872,if:«. 10, in aihlition to *l4f.,!»77.2« county superintendent, has divided mileage to date of .'!2,4<si miles. Dr. it ia not certain which o f the routes
whistle. He had been walking on the
for surveying ami patenting tin- lamia, lame county into live supervisory dis Pert'ival has been in 4M states and will he chosen. One survey paasea
outside o f the rails and when the whis
thr government ia not rntitlnl to thr tricts and placed each under the direc around the border of the Cnited States, along Water street on the west side of product» ami he has all manner of
tle apprised the pedestrian o f his dan
tion uf (in experienced educator. This and spent three weeks in Mexico dur the river, another runs along Fifth vegetables of an enomous growth and
ger, he look«*! back and hurriedly leaji-
Thrar, m brief, are thr chief con plan, which has been highly successful ing the recent rebellion. The present street its entire length and still anoth
ed aside, but too late, as the bumper
tention» of thii Southern I'acitir com ill several states, was adopted for Ore run is being made under the auspices er runs north and aouth on the east Among other things he has grown suc
struck him full force and he died in
pany in ita answer to thr government’ » gon by the last session of the legisla of the El Camino Real association and aide of the .Southern Pacific tracks and
toes and melons. He believes through stantly.
anil to ilco^ire 2,.‘17:1,1»») acres of val ture. The supervisor chosen for South Pacific Motoring, the oldest motor near tiie O. & S. E. depot.
Deceased was aged about 60 years,
the demonstrations made during the
liable Oregon timber anti agricultural ern 4 ane is Rov C. Andrews, former magazine on thi- Pacific coast, und the
The following is, in substance, a re
leaves a widow to mtiurn his loss.
lanil forfeited to the United States he- ly principal of Union high school N'u 2 idea is to perpetuate El Carnmo Real cent item concerning present opera
He was a Baptist minister by profes
cause the railroad has violated the law at Lorunc, and he will have charge nf or the King's highway, the old road tions and commencement o f the work will soon become known as one o f the
sion, hut had had no pastorat«- since
under which the land was granted.
supervisory diatrcil one, which include* built over l<m years ago by the mission as published fn the Salem, Oregon, garden sfiots o f the west.
coming to Oregon. The remains were
The railroad company’ s answer wiin school districts 01, 7f». .’II. Ml, H4, 177, priests, ami which for nearly a century Statesman :
Hop Pickers Leave For Field.
taken aboard the Shasta and taken to
bird ill the United State's Court by its 122. W, Ill* .24, 2f>, 121, 131, 37. :«*, .’Hi. was the roud on the I’ acilic coast and
"T h e preparations for the building
More than a half hundrexi people Eugene,and turned over to the coroner.
attorney, W. D. Kenton, on Tuesday. IM. .’14. 4fi. I2M. IMU, 114, 2«. 41, 42. 20. the twenty-one missions extending of the Oregon Electric lines south from
were last Saturday morning passengers
The laud involved Is valued lit between Ill, 6.1. 17s. 2, 1 *12, 6H, 126, 106. 1.16. and from Santa Tomas mission in Mexico, Salem are being steadily made und it
THE REFERENDUM CASE.
Springfi2ld, Creswell, Eugene
$60, ( » » 1,000 and 17il,iMsi,lssi, and the 110
21 iii i I ch below San Diego Cal., to is expected that the actual work of
and other Willamette valley points.
litigation has been in progress several
The supervisors, of which there are Sun Francisco, the old place where the construction will commence at an early
Technical Questions Are Embodied
Several tons of baggage accompanied
years. Some of it is in the Cottage five, will work six days ill the week wayfarer could find rest and refresh- date.
Several railroad contractors the passengers, who were nearly all
in the Complaint.
(•rove territory. A long time elapsed and will *|M-nd at least live hours of i merit.
have been in the city for some time bound for the hop fields. It is claimed
Salem, Ore., Sept. 1.—Judge W ill
after the tiling of thr complaint by II. every school day f I f the school room.
Dr. Percival and Mr. Drown ciintem- looking up the physical conditions of
that good wages are being paid the hop iam Galloway, o f department No. 2,
I ). Townsend, spm .il assistant to the Their first visit will include careful plate visiting Alusku and will try to the route und camps are being estab
(tickers this season and that the yield o f the Marion county circuit court, ar
Attorney General. liefore the hearing examination and reports iqiofi ventila drive us fa r north as parallel »>4 awl lished along the line. Tents are be
is a fair average throughout the valley rived in Salem yesterday to take up the
was had on the demurrer to the com tion, lighting and heating nf the sev thus obtain the honor of having been ing erected at the Ralph ranch juat
easetof Friendly vs. Secretary o f State
plaint, and there was another long eral buildings, the condition o f the the lirst uutornobllista to penetrate the aouth of the city limits and laborers with prices almost fabulous for the Olcott on Monday, September 11. In
lapse before Federal Judge Wolverton toilets, the apparatus and lihruries, Arctic circle and get near the north have been engaging hoard at different crop. Notwithstanding the almost fab sfieaking o f the case wherein the r e f
ulous price being offered for the pro
reached a decision on I he demurrer. needed repairs ami supplies.
The |sde. For tins trip Die Abbott will be places. It is a la ted on good authority
it is stated that nearly half o f the erendum law is involved. Judge Gallo
Much time was taken in going through teacher will he ussisted lo classify her equqqa'd with front runners in place of that there will he several thousand
way stated that although he in vestigat
tin- briefs of counsel, as they were pupils and niuke out her program to wheels and special spiked tires on the men employed soon and the work hop raisers will receive hut a meagre ed the pleadings of Judge Slater anti
voluminous. All the material slate conform to the Htatc course uf study, rear wheel will giv e traction over the put through in record time.
crops were early contract«*! fq j at ten others in the complaint hut briefly, he
meiils of tlie Government are denied in und to keep her register und make hi r snow und ice of the Arctic circle.
" I t is report«*! that the contract nas cents |>er pound. A great many o f the believed the suit would result in an
reports in u systematic manner. After From Alaska the trip will continue been let for the work and that the dirt
pickers from Cottage Grove go to the exceptionally long drawn out litig a
The railroad company realllrins the the tir»t trip, the visits will probably back to Seat.It' and across Canada to
will he flying very shortly.
Most of yards more for an outing than as a tion.
contentions of its demurrer, which not lie liiadr ill rotation hilt in the or Montreal and N«-w York City, thus
"M a ny technical questions are e m
the right of wuy problems have been profitable enterprise.
J udge Wolverton overruled ; that J udge der in which rundltioiis in the district c unpleting the lirst automobile t ip
bodied in the complaint," said Judge
settled and the few remaining ones are
Wolverton had no jurisdiction to hear may make most advisable.
around the borders of the Unit«*l expected to be cleared up in a short
Galloway, "w hich will require no little
Scandinavian Will Lecture.
or decide the ease so far as it is a suit
! Stales and into every slate. From t im e ."
time to investigate properly, and these
Observe Not Labor Day.
to enforce forfeiture. The answer says
New York the trip will go to the Isth
gelist, elocutionist and physical direc questions together with the many
further that the corporation "tiles this
mus of Dunarnu and then lo the Sand
NE VS NOTES FROM LORANE.
tor, will entertain at the Christian charges o f fraud, will tend to length
answer upon protest, und protesting the |«'iiple nf ('o 'ta g e Grove enjoyed wich Island, Japan, China, the I'hilli-
.church next Wednesday evening, when en the case considerably. 1 will con
against the courts' jurisdiction, sub
pinea, Australia, New Zealand, Africa,
a splendid program, as follows, will be vene my de(wrtment on Septemoer 11,
sition.— Personal Mention.
■nits to trial because it must, under wus no appurrnt decrease in the pnyrnll Asia and Europe, it being tiie intention
: Indian club drill set to music and at that time will expect represen
slid no more slurs nor less stripes were | of Dr. Percival to make a complete
Mr. Phillips who came to the Lorane
this court's ruling on demurrer."
a medley o f Scandinavian tatives o f lioth the plaintiff and defen
hi the American Mag which counts
It is denied that the government is
trip o f tiie entire world, which will, it valley from Toronto about a year ago
harp accompaniment thirty- dant to appear an«i present their argu
sincere in the belief that it is entitled for the Hume every day in the year. is figured, take at ieusl two more lo su|ierinteod the orchards o f the
on " T h e 5,000,000 ments."
1» recover tbese lauds. Tins suit was Ilnwcvc', Governor West's preamble years. The idea is to make the entire Churchill-Matthews company, has sev
The Journal’s Salem correspondent
erica ;” recitations
not brought to serve the e» da o f jus
trip which is scheduled to cover 100,000 ered his connection with the company
tice, it is alleged, but "since the bring slid ton late for gcncrul publication, ' miles with the same automobile, and returned to Canada. He is suc
Attorney General Crawford w ill file
once; twenty minutes given to health
ing of this suit forty-five separate and was fitting. He say» : "Whereas. Lab which will be turned over at the com ceeded by a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, or-
suggestions which will prove a great his demurrer in the case o f S. H.
further suits have ta-en instituted ill
pletion of the campaign to automo
Friendly vs. Ben W . Olcott as secre
blessing to all.
Messrs. Porth and l.iuglehach, wiio
this court by the government against cornerstone and the foundation U|s>n bile engineera, who will tear it down
tary o f state, today. This suit was
these defendants ami others, for the
and render an exhaustive report, bought orchard tracts ut Lorane and
Pioneers to Organize.
brought against the secretary o f state
pctended pur|sjse of asserting and re perity, growth ami advancement of I which will, it is hoped, prove o f great located thereon last fall, will return to
prevent his placing the referendum
their former home in Milwaukee. Wis
enforcing pretended rights, equities nr lour state ami nation; and. Whereas, value to the industry at large.
ored at the county fair. A t the meet against the University on the ballot.
consin, within the coming few days.
remedies pretuining to certain of said
ing o f the fair board Friday, Septem The demurrer is based on the allega
They have disposed of their household
granted la ds duly sold ot conveyed by j occasional!) in tho midst uf our various
Real Estate Transactions.
ber 22, was designated as "Pio neer tion that the plaintiff has no ca
the defendant Oregon Si California rail
Two tract» of land were sold off the goods, hut may come hack to Oregon Day.” and a huge book will be secur
pacity in which he mav bring a suit
road company, to such other defend
Riverside farm, two miles south o f 1 when their orchards are in hearing.
ed in which all pioneers rea'hing Lane and that the complaint does not state
ants. in alleged violation of some terms
town, yesterday afternoon through the
county prior to 1865 will be asked to facts sufficient to constitute a cause o f
nr conditions of the said land grants,
office o f Hemenway £ Lockwood by handsome and commodious residence register. It is also planned that there
Returns From the Wilds.
act'on. It will be argued that the
adjoining his store, which he recently
II. II. Vcatch, Glen Owens, Joel, . John Hull. Flach tract consisted of
shall be a reunion o f these pioneers in state officials o j possibly the university
The statement is made by the rail- Glen anti Elmer W icks have returned three acres and the price pun! in tioth moved to the tot* o f the hill.
the morning o f that day, at 10:30, itself might have brought the suit. Put
Mr. and Mrs. Lew. A. Cates o f Cot
mad company that because the govern j from a week’ s hunting expedition to transactions w hs $PX) | h t acre. The
when officers will lie elected for the that the individual could not. In sup
ment accepted, approved and used the the Steamboat country «'ast of the llo- deeils were made to John KehbelhiH'k tage Grove were guests of W . C. Hill ensuing year.
port o f the other allegation it will be
ings and Dan Humphrey and families a
Southern Pacific mail, the railroad com hemia mountains, which was at one - and Mike Kebhelbeck. respectively.
argutxl that the charges o f fraud are
pany rcplual on the acquiescence of the time the finest hunting country known j Albert Stocks has purchased three portion of the week.
Grand Theatre to Close.
wholly generalizations and that no per
A few evenings ago while Miss Maud
government and guaranteed the pay I in Oregon. Mr. Vcatch states that at luts east of the city park and proposes
Cox Brothers, o f the Arcade theatre^ son is namtx! as having forged his
ment o f approxiumtely $17,600,<»xi in ' present that purtimlur section ia in- i building a line new bungalow und mak Humphrey, who resides three miles bought The Grand yesterday atfernoon
signature to the petitions.
bonds, which urc still outstanding, is fesU'd with timber wtilvesso thick that ing Cottage Grove his future home. below l.orane on the Siuslaw, was go and atfer tomorrow night will close this
A motion will also be filed to strike
sued und sold under the trust mortgage the woods are noisy with their contin Mr. Stwks is largely interested in the
place of amusement. Mr. Dtnges last out certain paragraphs o f the com
o f July 1, 1887, covering these lands. uous howls and thut he encounter« d lumbering industry at this place and buck took possession o f the highway week sold The Grand to J. J. Ryan o f
plaint which are alleged to be irreve-
The railroad denies that the owner the hones of h I least seventy deer that knows sometl ing about the future in and refused to allow her to pass.
Springfield, who placed the manage lant. It will be argued that the secre
ship o f the land invovled is subject to had been h I it i ti and eaten by these store for it.
ment in the hands o f Bert Richmond, tary o f state .will not be required to
forfeiture, declaring that the railroad beasts. The wolves were not I ki UI
Rastus Nelon has sold his farm at in a prosperous condition. It owns a who gave way to Chas. Hall after a day check over and vouch for the genuine
wus given "absolute and indefeasible enough to lie seen by the hunters, hut Rice Hill and purchased a barber sup building and has about $500 at interest. or two. The place was then taken
ness o f the signatures on the initia
ownership" by the grant, which cannot would mukc unearthly howla when call- i ply house in Portland. With his w ife , The membership, while not large, is over by the Cox Brothers, and here-
tive and. referendum petitions.
be tuken because the railroad sold land ed. The boys killed but one «leer on who wus Miss Hazel tirav they will decidedly enthusiastic, which means I after Cottage Grove will have but one
in large quantities to speculators in the trip. Eiahing was fuirly gtasl, make their future home at the metrop much for the success o f the organiza moving picture show.
HOLLENBECK IN TOILS. •
violation o f the terms o f the grant.
however, and they report an enjoyable olis.
Miss lsab«.*lle Hillings was among the
Arrested ia California Charged With
Harry Mitchell hHS purchased an acre
Miss Robbins to Lecture.
SHIPPERS’ CONGRESS CALLED.
Falsely Securing M ofey.
tract on south Sixth street from J«x' number who le ft the first o f the week
Miss Annie A. Robbins, the W. C. T.
Still Elude Authorities.
According to a Spokane newspaper
Porter. Mr. Mitchell is soon to have for the hop fields.
U, lecturer, will speak at the Christian
William Simpson o f Myrtle Creek, a nice bungulow built on the property.
Road Supervisor Dan Humphrey has church at the 11 o’ clock service. Pas T. A. Hollenbeck, who spent last win
Medford Takes Initiative in Move
and Mr. F. Cheaabro of Comstock, who
accomplished good results on the high tor W. A. Elkins will deliver a special ter in Cottage Grove and the Bohemia
for Uniform Rates.
elo|i«*«l a week ago last Thursday, tak
ways of his district during his term of illustrated sermon Sunday evening on district, was last week arrested at Red
PIANO CONTEST CLOSES.
The Medford Trallic Moreau, com-
ing along the woman's two children,
office, having one o f the best retails in the famous "Parable o f the Prodigal ding, California, charged with obtain
posed of local shippers, has issued a <
still elude the aeureh o f the authorities, All Votes Must Be Deposited by the county. Tht* work was done by Son."
A large chalk picture will be ing money under false pretenses in
cull fur a congress o f ahip|M>rs from all
Noon Next Tuesday.
who are without the slightest clew as
s|H*cial tax. The timber owners o f the transformed by the speaker while Montana in connection with a mining
parts o f the state to he held in Salem
The merchants’ piano contest will district have no cause for complaint
to their whereabouts. Mr. Chessbro,
preaching. Evening service at 7 :3U. deal. The sheriff o f Missoula, Montana
September 22, for the purpose of dis
the woman's husband, has deenled to come to a close on Tuesday, September when work o f this character is done at Endeavor at 6 :3l). Bible school at 10 took Hollenbeck back to the scene of
cussing in detail the shipping rates now
offer a reward o f $100 for the arrest of 12, ut 12 o ’clock noon, after which a reasonable cost.
the crime. The newspaper account
in fore* throughout the state and sug- i
the couple. Simpson, it develop*, t«x>k hour no votes can he deposited. The
The Churchill - Matthews
states that Hollenbeck telegraphed a
gesting remedies where rates are in
Big Land Deal Closed.
more money than ul first supposed from committee on Count, which includes all tracts are looking tine this fall. The
Mrs. Thompson in the east for $200,
equitable. It will he the pur|sise o f
the grocery of Mrs. J. Frills, at Myrtle the merchants interested in the contest, Milwaukee Orchard company, at the I C. W. Spalding and associates of signing her husband's name to the
l he eongreaa to discuss the rale situa
Creek, where he was employed.
In will convene at the Commercial dub head of which is Jesse Darling, is pre Chicago have purchased a 1,640-acre message, received the money and im
tion, prepare for uniform action, initi
spections o f the store books discloses rooms at 1 o'clock, count the votes and paring to clear 120 acres for fall plant-1 tract o f orchard and farm land located mediately left for parts unknown.
ate legialation in regard to raise, es
three miles from Oakland, in the Ump
tliul instead o f $120, as at first an announce th«> result immediately there- i ing.
tablish a maximum distance table of
Coke Recall is Dead.
qua valley. The actual consideration
nounced, Simpson really took much after. The count I ihs not been made
rates to Im applied to the entire state,
More Railroad Rumors.
The movement for the recall o f Juilg«*
for a iortnight, hence the present
involved was not made public, but it is
more than belonged to him.
and to demand one schedule o f distance
News comes from Gardner that a understood to have been not far from Coke, which was started shortly after
standing of the candidates is not known.
class rates covering the entire state.
party o f thirty engineers of the Hill $ 100 , 000 .
the McClallan murder trial, is dead,
It is expected the shippers will he in' Cottage Grove Rebekah Lodge, No. '
Much Baggage For 18.
system have arrived at that place and
according to indications. The major
Telephone Line Extended.
session for several days.
There were 118 pieces o f baggage are engaged in surveying a route to
24, will celebrate the With anniversary
ity o f citizens have taken the attitude
The Farmers' and Miners’ telephone
The Medford Trallle Mureaii, which of the order o f Kehekaha Ht the Odd ' cheeked from the Cottage Grove <lc|iot Coos Bay. A Mr. Warren Reed authen
that i f Judge Coke erred in giving in
was formed sometime ago for the pur- Fellows' hall in this city September to go on last Saturday morning’s ticates this statement in an item line has been extemlcd from Glenwood struction to the jury in the case, he did
|s)se o f securing more equitable rates' 20th. They have invited all Odd F e l local. No. 18. (In account o f this ami published in the Marshfield Times. It to President mine, a distance o f five so without an ulterior motive, and a re
to southern Oregon, is taking an ac lows’ to participate with them in their the large number o f passengers to get is the opinion o f the Gardner man that miles. The new line touches the Hoos- call would not be justifiable. The work
ier and Pittsburg group o f mines.
tive part in the movement to initiate itnnual celebration.
A social and lit aboartl the train was delayed about ten another Deschutes contest
o f circulating recall petitions has hern
legislation which will increase the erary as well ns a musical program will minutes. It was the record day for Hill and Harriman forces is eminent
Levi Geer left this morning for Sa suspended, the illness of Attorney E.
(lowers of the state railroad commis be rendered which will he followed by the business o f any one train at this with Coos Bay the objective point. It lem, where he will exploit Calafiooya L. Cannon, the leader o f the move
sion. The Traffic Murcau also decided a banquet.
depot for the year.
appear* from thia statement that thi* Mineral Water during the state fair. ment, being given as the reason.