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About Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 18, 1899)
Estimates now inncle place tlic
corn crop of the United States the
present year at not less than two
thousand million bushels, which
will be the largest ever grown. Of
this, poor, bleeding Kansas, erst
while the home or the populist and
of calamity, will have not less than
three hundred million bushels, and
the crop is now practically safe.
Kansas will have more money to
lend to New York.
THE KISSING BUG.
fUt-jvnsin tire .early part of June
that the wonderful creature was
firstJieard of. At that time many
complaints were made to the police
department ' of Washington by
colored women, that a big colored
man had stopped them on lonely
streets at night and kissed them.
In some instances the complainants
said that the ruflin had bitten them
on the mouth or cheek. The
police tried hard to catch the
colored man, but were unsuccessful.
The policemen were worried, for
the complaints continued, and the
newspaper men and others began to
make fun of the police department.
At length as a teaser for the officers
a theory was offered that the kiss
ing of the dusky damsels was not
done by a human being at all, but
bv a bug. This notion being duly
discussed in Newspaper Row, it
was decided to invent the kissing
bug, a new entomological terror,
and have a little fun with it during
the hot spell. Of course, it was
necessary to invent a scienific
name for the bug, and a gentle
man who knows something of
Greek invented the name Melan
lestes Picipes. The vicious work
of tne bug was first tried on the
cohntry through some of the
journals most susceptible to fakes,
and it took immensely. It made a
hit as a warm weather story, and
was received in many quarters with
serious belief A few days later
the news was that it had been found
to be the Melanolestes. This
clinched the story, and it was be
lieved almost everywhere, except
by really scientific men, who knew
there was no such insect. No one
could have been more astonished
than the newspaper men of Wash
ington who started the yarn when
they saw . reports of the appearance
of the kissihg bug in the more
northern cities sending the victims
to the hospitals almost daily. Here
was a singular feature of the affair.
It was, of course, most singular to
the gentlemen who knew that there
was no such thing as the kissing
bug. It began to appear like
something else than simply a hot
weather joke. Pictures of the
creature were published in several
of the Eastern papers. This
picture represents a genuine btig,
which is as harmless as a dragon
fly, but as dangerous looking, and
they gave many people the hot
tremors, only to look at them. It
was an unexpectedly successful
conspiracy to frighten people in the
hot weather and cause sleepless
nights. The name, Melanolestes.,
which the newspaper men created,
is from two Greek words' meaning
Black Bandt. It is not a word
used in etymology, but it was a
good one for, the occasion. To be
sure, it did not do much good to
have a kissiug bug without also
having victims. This was not a
hard point. There are insects
which bite people, spiders and
mosquitos for example, and persons
can always be found with sore and
swollen lips, and it is not hard for
a newspaper man to exaggerate the
swelling and make it any desirable
size.. The . story being well
established in the. national capital,
it soon spread over the cohntry
from the Atlantic to the Pacific
ocean. Pittsburg dispatch.
Notwithstanding the day of the
cay use horse is past, and he has to
get off the earth by the route of
abattoir, there is still a demand for
good horses at lair prices which
neither the electric car nor the
automobile is likely to affect.
Just now there is a demand for
horses in this region which it will
take some time to supply. The
government wants 2000 cavalry
horses, and is searching the whole
Pacific coast and going to Texas
and east of the Rockies for them.
Mr. Henry, who has the contract
for the Palmer cut-off of the
Northern Pacific railroad, wants
1000 horses. Smyth & Howard,
who have a contract on the Seattle
water works, have been hunting
for teams here, and have secured
20 good horses and want as many
more, and there is a constant de
mand for large, heavy horses for
use in logging camps, which are
increasing in number. The low
price for horses which has ruled for
several years and the idea that the
day of the horse has passed have
had a tendency to check the bleed
ing of good horses, but have not
checked the increase of the ''cul
tus" cay use, which has become a
nuisance on the ranges, relief from
which is looked for from the
slaughter of these animals for ship
ment to Europe in a pickled con
dition. There is no probability of
an electric car or automobile being
adopted for the use of United
States cavalry, for grading railroads
or for use in logging camps, where
the steam engine and wire cable
have not taken the plai-e of animals.
The requirements for cavalry
horses call for a weight of from goo
to 1000 pounds, height ot 14 hands
2 inches to 15 hands 2 inches, age
from 5 to 7 years, gelding of any
solid color, but perfectly sound and
gentle, so as to be easily handled.
Such horses, haltered and shod,
averaging in cost a little over $50.
It is remarkable how few of those
offered come up to the require
ments, as often out of lots of 10 not
more than three are accepted.
Notice i hreb given, that C. II. Bnrk
hnlder hns been unpointed administrator of
the estate of J. C. Stoufl'er, dec-eased. All
persons harlni; claims against the said sitnte
are hereby notified to present the same to
said administrator within six months from the
date of this notice, at Cottage (J rove. Oregon.
Dated this 7th day of August, 18?.).
JOHH M. Wll.LIAMH, C. 11. IIURKIIOLDKIt,
Attorney for Estate Administrator.
Central Oregon State Normal School, Drain, Oregon.
Will open its doors for tho now school year on September 11, 1899. The buildings
having been thoroughly renovated and imprwed, now apparatus added, and
other Improvements made for tho comfort and convenience of tho students
GOOD BOARDING AND DORMITORY ADVANTAGES AT THE 1 0 WEST
Uniform State Normal School Courso-Completo Training School
In connection with Normal, whore seniors are professionally grained under tho
supervision of a Critic Teacher, Avho will give his entiro time to this work.
Graduates of this school arc given a credit of thirty month' teaching experience!
which enables them to reach the Life Diploma in tho quickest and most satisfac
tory manner, Send your address for complete, catalogue to
JOIINXt. WALKJSK, A. 31, , President of Faculty.
FOR SAI.H ATA HA HO A IN.
I have r good team ot mules for sale
cheap, and 5 yi-.u old, uelghlllOO to
l'JOO. Inquire nt my placo s,in
Creek west of town.
J. V. Hicks.
WOOD FOR SALE.
A two-horso wagon box load, dry
kindling wood for 2Got. ill Saginaw.
11. Iv h. Co.
R. A. SANDERS,
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
A Favorite Resort.
COTTAGE GROVE, OREGON.
Land Ofliee at Kosoburg, Oregun,
August 4, I SIM),
ix hnrehv iriven Unit tlie follow-
i:ig named settlor litis Med notice uf his
intention to make iinul proof in support,
of his claim, and Unit said proof will no
Hindu before, Joel Ware, U . S. Com
missioner, at Eugene. Oregon, on
September 30, 1899. viz: John S.
Allen, on II. E. No. f.091, for the N
XW H, Sec. 24. T. 21, S., K.!I West.
Hominies tins following witneos to
prove bin continuous residence upon and
cultivation of said land, viz:
Hiram Leo. George Downes, Joseph
F. Neat. James F. Ellison, of Cottage
Grove, Lauo Co., Oregon.
J. T. Riiinor.H, "
NOTICE TOR PUBLICATION.
Land ofliee at Koseburg, Oregon.
June '27, 1S09.
Notice is hereby given that the following-named
settler has tiled notice of his
intention to make final proof in support
of his claim, and that said proof will be
made before Joel Ware, V. S. Com
missioner at Kugene, Oregon, on Au
gust 14, 1899. viz: John Grav on H. K.
No. W193 for the Lots 12, IS, 14 and 15,
see. 32, T. '-MS.. H. 2 W.
He names the following witnesses to
prove his continuous residenen upon
and cultivation of said laud, viz:
Joseph Perkins, John B. Mn-eby,
William Champion, John Hubbard, of
Cottage Grove, Oregon.
J. T. BninoKs,
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land Okkick at RosKinmo. On..)
June 21, 1809. f
Notice is hereby given, that the following-mimed
settler has tiled notice of
his intention to make final proof in sup
port of his claim, and that said prool
will be made before Joel Ware, U. S.
Commissioner at Eugene, Oregon, on
August 9, 1899, viz: Augusta Bom-ken-heimer
on II. E. No. 9091 for the NW
N W Uaml lot 1, sec. 30, T.'J.'S., R. 3
He names the following witnessess to
iove bis continuous residence upon
and cultivation of said laud, viz:
Levi Geer, Wallace Shortridge, Mary
Masey, Mrs. Allen Shortridge, of Cot
tage Grove, Oregon.
J . T. BninfiKs,
till lit ll NOTU KS.
M. K. C'llfttl'll.
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lows: Sunday sol.m.1 nt W . m.
Whin every 1st. 2nd and !lrd Sun.
Jays at 11 . m. and7:0 p. in. hp
j worth League t
meetinjt every Tim winy evening t . :0.
.of God." Strangers nd friends are
mndo welcome t nil mwl W.
jj. o iihixk, i nsiui.
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Services nttho IMtlwIlf eliuroli will
henceforth take place eHt'li third bun-
' day In every montb.
IlV. L PRJSYHVLSKI.
c p ciimcii.
Regular service each Snblmth. Sun.
day school 10 a. in.: nr.-uchlng mvh
iStindav at U in. uiiuo "
!tbo2nil which will bo given to the
Providenco church near star on How
river. First Sunday Bt 8 p. m. will lie
'given to Shield h-IwoI houso mid ilnl
I Sunday 3 p. in. to Sears school bouse.
Junior C K at 8 p. in. ; Y PS C K ni 7
p. in.-, prayer meeting Wednesday 8 p.
,,, . dm mniitldv business meeting mid
'.: social is held at wnno members home
M,.ii,1.iv s n. m. after the 1st Sunday .
The Ladies Aid Society meets each ,
Tuesday at 1 p.m. to work, at some
friends or member's home. Your
presence solicited tit each church scr- .
vice. Stronger made welcome. Come. J
W. V. MiGr.K. Pastor.
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SPOKANE SAIr LAK1?
ST. PAUI, OMAHA
CHICAGO KANSAS CITY
LoW Kates to all
Ocean Steamers Leavo
Portland every fi days
Eor full particulars call on O. R. & N.
Agent, Frank Jordan, Cottago Grove.
W. H. IIuitlJIKUT,
General Passenger Agent,
.... Proprietor of
I I'am'i Cunnnt l.unrht,
Chilis of I.mv and Hitf,
rrruli- mill Priciw t.. ...
Miiin Street, Cottage (;rovc Q
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1 Two IliMir Xnrlli of I'.iiLiii llruL-it'i
blK'Cinl attention i!iven to Mimtj
i Claims at
nd procnriiiK of Patents.
Gkants Pass. Okkcox,
Attorney At Law,
OmmOn Muln Street.
Cot ta ye drove, Ortgon,
hi wood wan run.
wil nil lnlTrlOL loll 111 llio ""ft"
I'a par Guaranteed not to Creti
Office, Nnin Street, next to
'xiiwr'! tun r fTT re
Tho American Home-maker, a
it tut hi ! mi m( nrikiiniiiwtnil tvnrlll t CV
homo it has visited, the saUcrip
price of which is M) cents por ywr, '
bo given one year free to every c"
subscriber in advanco to I"11
Nugget. When you subscribo I'1""
ni. ntion it elso it will not be for"1
r ..... I ...Ill 1)0 eiV1
i ou-ccui preioiuiii n - - .
every cash subscriber to I'o'ieJ(
Nugcet at $1.50 cents per yer-
membor tho American Iloin-m'
oi-iMcOall'H Magazine-yon lmvo p
ehoico-iind the Bohemia NuBB
year for 1. 60.
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hiu lioon niinnliited BclmlnlHtrii oroi "'
JmvliiK claims HKiiIiut Iffi" ton
riuoHiuil i.i present tho imo " 'V' ' ' Jr,t i"
of tho lnte heicof to Midi m ''" f'roVfi(in.
ollicuof John M. WilliuiiiB, Kline. i e,U"
Daiea thl 10th any of Mn;; ,-,''iViii'"-.
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