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About Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 12, 1900)
C. J. HOWARD EDITOR.
Kntoreil at the postoffleo at Cnttago Orovc,
Oregon aa Second Class mall matter.
Hnbuorlptlon price, 91.00, In nilvnnco,
AilvortNlng rntca mntln known hjioii
Friday, Octobijr 12, 1900.
OF NEW YORK.
The school year brings its
troubles to the parent in the matter
of procuring the necessary funds
with which to purchase Ihe alleged
needed books for the young idea.
If ever an imposition was thrust full
in the face of the ever patient pub
lic, it is the school book imposition
handed down to us for lo these
many years; but the patrons of the
public schools have become so ac
customed to the great abuse that
little grumbling is heard they
having taken to it as a thing in
evitable, and have virtually given
up the thought of remedy. Now
it is said that legislation has de
creed that the several states shall
adopt the same standard of books.
This is a move in the right direction
and may be the commencement of
1 ' e led reform in the interest of
i- . An txhorbitant price
has always been tolerated, and it
is about time this was investigated
by our law makers.
The Campfire Last Saturday Evctv
ing Well Attended by the
Don't forget the date, October
23d at 2 p. ra. at Martin's Hall in
Cottage Grove, when and where
Hon. Thomas H. Tongue will talk
to all who come about the leading
issues of the campaign. Don't
miss this opportunity to listen to
one of the finest speakers in Ore
goui He will interest you and will,
perhaps, tell you things you don't
know, and when he is through
there is one thing that you will
want to do, and that is to vote for
McKinley and Roosevelt.
The directors, representatives of
the construction company and the
building contractor of the Oregon
Midland Railroad have held a meet
ing at Ashland on last week and
arranged all matters tor tue im
mediate beginning of work on the
new road. The contractor is given
until December 31, 1001 to finish
Hon. Thomas H. Tongue will
address the voters attd ladies of
Cottage Grove and vicinity, on the
vital issues of the presidential cam
paign at Martin'S!Hall on Tuesday
afternoon at 2 o'clock on October
23d. He is a fluent speaker and
will voice words, of wisdom that all
It is not necessary to go ,back to
1896 to find inconsistencies in
Bryauite speeches. The trade pros
perity now being enjoyed by Porto
Rico destroys some of the latter
Alabama sold twenty thousand
tons of pig iron to foreign buyers in
August, tlje largest output for the
European trade ji? the history of
that state. Alabama should go for
McKinley and expansion.
Ex-Secretary Olney was the man
who advised President Cleveland
to use federal troops against the
strikers in Chicago during the
term of the last democratic administration.
Last Saturday evening the old
comrades of the G. A. R. Post here
held one of their interesting and
time-honored campfircs in Martin's
Hall, which, though not numer
ously attended was in other re
spects all that could be desired, and
fully and faithfully exemplified the
strength of the bond of fraternity
that binds together the battle
scarred heroes of today who
gathered from the northland in the
early sixties to defend and preserve
the sisterhood of states that now
is the most powerful, grandest and
most liberty-loving nation on earth.
The campfire opened with selec
tiops on the graphophone, which
was followed by a piano symphony,
and then was introduced Rev. V.
J. Gardner as the orator of the
evening, who as a boy faced the
caution's mouth. He gave a
graphic picture of his experience in
Kentucky and Tennessee in those
troublous times when the mighty
army of the Cumberland battled
with the dauntless foe of the south
land. The generation of today can
but faintly grasp the terrible trials
and fierce conflicts endured, nor
will they ever apprsctate the bitter
hatred entertained by the con
The oration over, the audience
was invited to partake of an army
banquet. The tables were laid
with pork and beans, hardtack and
coffee, served in tin plates and cups
on bare boards. The youug folk
present thought it a barren spread,
but the old heroes sat down with
smiles, and memory carried them
back to thirty-six years ago when
a layout of that sort would have
been considered a royal feast; the
Rev. Gardner asked a blessing, and
amid the reminiscent story of those
long ago dark days the provender
was soon Stowed away where it
would do the most good.
Some militarv evolutions were
then " gone through with, guard
mounting, picket duty, bringing in
of spies, reading general orders, and
incidents of life before the enemy.
Singing by a group of young ladies
and more graphaphone selections
i Comrade E. F. Chapman of Eu
gene was then introduced and for
half, an hour entertained the au
dience with thrilling sketches of his
share of trials in the maintenance
of this nation, and incidents that
grew out of it and were euacted
many years afterward on this coast.
The hour was growing late and
with a few well chosen remarks by
Commander Miller and Comrade
Hicks the entertainment came to an
The writer was through the civil
conflict and served in the army of
the Patomac and in the miasmatic
labyrinths of the Dismal Swamp of
Virginia and North Carolina.
Those times were days of trouble
and conflict and nights of misery
and woe, and every year now sees
the members of that vast army fad
ing from the walks of life and pass
ing over the Styx. Two years ago
35,000 passed over, last year 40,000
and it is estimated that this year
the ranks will be depleted of 50,
000. The glory of those grand old
veterans will never -fade, but
through political trickery thousands
are illy paid for the sacrifices made.
To show how bitter was the
hatred of the foe 'of those days a
couple of stanzas is given from
memory of a poem written by the
daughter of General Petnberton,
who commanded at Vicksburg dur
ing the siege. The lady after the
war married a white lieutenant of a
Massachusetts colored regiment:
The sweot ningnoliu in Its pritlo
When touched by Yankee hnnda has
Tho Southern rose would ceaso to
If planted nonr 11 Yankee tomb.
Her free-born maids mid nmtrons fair,
Who wrought the flag her soldiers
Would form u line of battle
When their hearts grow dim for want
And rather than xeo freedom's flnp Htir-
rondored up lo Ynnkeedom
Would perish one by one In strife
All recklcaa of the duaturdti knife.
What! Call tho unfile Irom his flight
To nestle with tho 45000 nt night,
Hid him quit his mountain penk,
With barnyard birds n tniite to seok,
'Twero better that you lay him low In
Than thus dogrado hlin so.
To force n Christian soul to dwell,
In common with the llemls of hell,
Constrained to taste ouch bitter cup
Intended forthe damned to sup,
Would eeem as much like heaven's
A Yankee rule nmong tho free.
All members of the Cottage Grove
Republican Club and all republi
cans of this vicinity who are in
terested in prosperity, a substantial
money system and a progressive
government are cordially invited
to he in attendance ill call meetimr
assembled at the city hall, on Mon
day eveniue, Oct. 15, to confer and
make arrangements for the re
ception and entertainment of Hon.
Thos. H. Tongue, who will ad
dress tho citizens of this city and
vicinity on the afternoon of Oct.
23 on the leading issues of the day
By order of
C. J. Howard, Pres.
James Hemenway, Sec.
It USIXESS A CTI VITY.
The past week has given this
city perfect weather. Clear Italian
skies have been the rule; the nights
have been moonlit and cool enougl:
for refreshing rest; the mornings
have been a bit foggy, just enougl:
to give zest and anticipation to the
days that followed.
Business has been brisk with all
the merchants and a rushing fall
trade is being done.
Improvements have gone steadily
ahead, building having been more
active than at any time in the his
tory of this city. Carpenters and
painters have seen no idle days
when the weather permitted them
to follow their calling. Work of
all kind has been plentiful and
idleness has as yet not been known
The grading and rocking of
streets has been pushed with en
ergy and the streets worked upon
are fastassuminga substantial look
Wall street has received its full
complement of coarse rock, been
rolled down and now only awaits
its top dressing of fine rock to
make it a splendid avenue. The
block at the depot has also been
covered with the first layer of rock.
Several substantial culverts and
crosswalks have been completed
and more are under way.
When the street improvements
now being made are done our citi
zens will have cause for rejoicing
at the accomplishment of tho first
and most important step in the
building of a future city.
;mi niMiivm m n. - 35
w 1 Lurch's Lurch s
WE HAVE RHCK1VE1) ALL OF OUR
WINTER GOODS AND THE SAME
WILL UK SOLD AS CHEAP AS ANY
PLACE IN THE VALLEY. Such ns
Ladies' Jackets and Golf Capes
Misses' Jackets and Golf Capes
Children's Jackets and Golf Capes
THEY ARE ALL MADE THE LATEST STYLE JR?
Lurch's I 4
The opening of new shops by
the Pullman Car Company is an
other backset to Bryanism. The
democratic nominee prospers on the
closing down process.
You voted for prosperity and got
it. Are you now going to vote
A Pittsburg dispatch says that the
American Tin Plate Company will
have in operation this week 20 of
its tin-plate plants out of 35, giving
employment to at least 25,000
workmen. The tin-plate company
employs in all over 50,000 workmen
and within a few weeks, it is said,
every plant in the country will be
The New York Police Commis
sion has peremptorily refused, to
even discipline the officers who
clubbed the negroes during the
race riots in that city. Yet these
democratic gentlemen are much in
terested in the cause of Aguinaldo.
The country responded liberally
to the call for Galveston's relief.
Political and sectional lines are not
permitted to stand in the way of
It doesn't require a vast amount
of strain on the mental organs to
recall the fact that the democrats
in congress voted to continue im
perialism in Hawaii.
Mr. Bryan dodges questions con
cerning political liberty in North
Carolina with the same dexterity
that he evades his piedictions of
MASSKY I'OWKLL At the reiddenre
of I). (!. Itauglinian, near Hebron, on'
October 7, 1U00, William Mnssov to
Miss Inura M. Powell, the Kev.lsam
The Nugget joins the many friends of
this young couple In wishing them pros
perity and happiness in their matrimo
nial walks. May they find unalloyed
bliss in their congngal relations, health
and blessings attend their future, and as
time goes on may sttvurnl littlu Mnnspys
come to hring joy and gladness to their
McINTIKE-GUUBB-In Drain, Ore.,
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Mcliitire to Miss Lizzie C. Urubb, the
Rev. A. K. Gardner otiiciating.
The interesting ceremony that joined
these two loving hearts took place at the
home of the bride, who wore u change
able cream and plkk silk dress and
orange blossoms and carried a boqm't of
cream roses. Those present were: Mr.
and Mrs. C. W. Grubb, tho bride's
parents; Rev. A. E. Gardner ami wife,
Mrs. Wilson mid little sou. Miss Kttn
VauglwJ Miss Maggio MuTaftart, Mr.
Wayne Grubb and Lawrence Johnson.
McKARLAND t CO, Proprietors.
."Bacon, Lard, Sausage,
The Citizens of Lane County will be
Hon. Thomas B. Tongue
M Fish and Game in season
H AT THE-
i LOWEST PRICES.
MAIN STREET, COTTAGE GROVE, OREGON.
THIS SPACE TO BE OCCUPIED
by the New Hardware firm of
WHEELER & SCOTT, successors to Pnillips & Davison.
Tuesday, October 23d
At 2 o'clock p. m.
COME OUT EVERYBODY.
H. A. COBB
Proprietor of the Elite Confectionery
Also Wholesaler and Retailer of all
Kinds of FRUITS.
Also dealer in Cigars, Tobacco
nnnfiryyrirify'fl'tfafl'a'a"aflfl ' ir& n tnonnonrx k ox n-n-icmrrmtn
CONSTANTLY KEPT ON HAND ALL OF THE 3
CHOICEST BRANDS OF
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
Also Wholesale Depot for
WEISS' CELEBRATED ROSEBURG BEER.
HAX WEISS. PROP. 5
J. A. COBB
Dealer in Groceries, Fruits, Cigars
Give us a call and we will treat
Corner of Main and Second sts.
W. H. ROBINSON
Office and residence on River street
hear Wall, Cottage Grove, Ore.
Don't Let Baby Suffer.
TIIRIIR TS mil.V HUP minim ....
aiding the tcethlnKoce.Vind.loVi whl.,
Infants and children, and that ij, Jdr very ob.
ylouji reasoiui, called AN'IIKHKT. Uitopi the
frettini?. reatlesineu, general feebleness collo
missed "with the icarelesi remark "I.abv ls
cutting her teeth " Your child ncods &no
making, material. ANTWtKT supplies thiS
mUery lent postpaid by0, ZYil X
celptof 60 cents. Full Instruction i KrIS
ddress INLAND DHl'd C I., 29:irVashh. Jim,'
street. Ban Francisco, Cal. Ant iret so fXrtalnlv
relieves teething babies thi t "V wtf i on aVi
packages sold by mall refund the monoirbv
We are now prepared to furnish
all kinds of Brackets, Mouldings,
Cornice, Sash and Doors, Door and
Window frames, Screen Doors,
Windows, Pickets, etc.
Woodwork of all kinds made and
repaired. We will also work Floor
ing, Rustic, Siding, Ceiling, or
size Studding, etc.
SHOP NEAR S. P. DEPOT
MEAT MARKET I
Cottage Grove, Oregon.
SUPPLY HOUSE FOR
COTTAGE GROVE AND
Sond Your Orders by Talepliw-
W. H. Beagle,
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blanks mid visiting cards.
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