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About Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907 | View Entire Issue (June 21, 1905)
Devoted to the Mining, Lumbering anl Farming Interests of this Community.
COTTAGE GROVE, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 1905.
And (Icucral Mining News
(lathered l-roni ;x-changes.
Gil Meadows came Im in ini.i
family visitcl at
Lift; or a mink
I'm. I ().
I Stafford relumed I loin
,'ncsd.iy and went on to
Ceo. Kiiowk-N, tin; met chant o(
Bohemia is in Eugene this week,
Mr. 1 . J. Ciow, who is at the
Vesuvius mine ami mill icpoits hy
'phone that every thing is looking
well nhoul that and cither properties
lie has recently visited .
The Bohemia TchiihoUr line has
heen changed from the old trail
route to along the wagon mad,
making it hetter Im mi!m i i! r s as
well as much easier to niake repairs.
Charles l;inneitv, recently injured
in tin Champion mine- lv a caving
of rock was brought to the c ity last
week. Ho was badly biuised hut
as no bones were broken he will be
nil right in a few weeks.
Prof. (). V. StalTord, who has
beetl engaged to t tke charge of the
Lane County Oie. exhibit at the
Exposition is visiting Bohemia, in
order to familiarize himself w ith the
mines of the district so that he may
be able to tell the vjsitois ubont the
ores and mines up there.
Mr. Chas. Lang, who is mining
in" Bohemia, has his mail deposited
in a box near the load by the
carrier. Recently a letter contain
ing a check for $500. was placi d in
the box but was taken away by an
unknown party. A few days ago
the check was found by the road
Prof Owen is assistant geologist
for the Southern Pacific, while, visit
ing at the Nugget office he was
shown samples of Bohemia ore and
expressed himself as being much
pleased with their appearance. 1 1 0
waH compelled to take the Saturday
train for San Francisco, but his wife
and daughters remained in tho city
until Monday afternoon.
Mr. Neal and
The JJlack Unite mines have a
large force of men at work now.
The telephone- line from Cot tar ei
, - - - r.
Grove- to I,ondoii will he c inpK t' d
in a shoi I ti me.
A run-away occiii red in London
Saturday eve but foi Innately 110
one was injured.
The Grange is hd tin ir meeting
I a. it Saturd ly. A number of the
Loudon people belong.
The crops look well. The fann
ers are beginning to cut their hay.
The c lop is cjuite good, bnl not as
good as some cxpe;ted.
i he cat boualot in kept running
most of the time trying to get 'a
supply of wal T carbonated lor the
maiket. It it being sluppi-d out
nearly ns fast as the tenrn can haul
it into town. Busine-'s is good
now, an 1 London Mineral Springs
expects to be rushed this Miinnier.
The Wallace s; h"oI taught
Miss Smith wdl close Friday.
program wni prepared for the
sc holars parents whic h was inte r
esting for all. and those; who at
tended sin-ii' a pleasant afternoon.
Miss Smith h.is returned to Jukbir.d
with lnr friends.
The boys in London aie practic
ing for a match game of ball to be
played the fourth of Ju;y. They
are going to celebrate at I,o:id"U
this year and owing to tin sc enery
and accommodations, i good t inn-
is in store for ad Amusements of
all kinds will be furnished.
Among the- other visitor, of lute
were: K. I:. Myers. Ness C.itv.
Kani, J. II. Keeney, Brownsville,
Chas. II. Kelson and wife. Scott.
Kansas, Virgil rinckley, Cincin
nati, Ohio, and many others too
numerous to mention at this time.
There- were several visitors from
Cottage Grove on Sunday.
Dr. McAlister and wile were
nnioug the pleasant guests at Lou
don hint week. The de ctor preached
a sermon at Liberty church which
was appreciated by all and a large
audience was in attendance. He
reported having a pleasant time
while in London and says he ex
pects to return .some time in July.
Mrs. J. I. Hart will start for
Portland to attend the Imposition
Wednesday. She will be absent
1 week or ten clays, and will bring
her daughters Mary and Dinah with
her when she returns. J hey will
spend the remainder of the sum
mer with lur Mrs. E. M. Bisbec
will take charge- of the hotel during
I'Ol'ULAK HupnrHtilion crod
itH mincrM with an average
bfo of five yearn. Hum 19
about an eloHc to iIih truth hh othe-r
enrront beliefs of a nimilar c.har-
acler. One. iniL'ht an well talk of
th nveruge life of 11 building'
Th-r nrci fihelterR erected for f
night to be abandoned in the morn
ing. There are Htrueturcn of Htono
or coiK re-te- that fttand century after
century hardly nlTeicted by tho at
tae:ki cf time. To r eason about tho
average life of a building would bo
to employ u rncQiiinglcHs term. In
ttiiH c:oiiri''cttin an average haft no
Hi'rnifieitiiec-. The- name is true of
the life of milieu. A ri'h pocket
may be worked out in a few hour
afte r its discoye-ry. Some great ejie
elei'c,HilM Imve b"-n worked for a
score or ee-ntuMe-H ami arc nun pro
Age 1 not it factor in determin
ing the value of a mine An old
uiino may haw; a capacity for pro
ducing more ore ut lower coBta than
a uiiii'" that bus just bei:ii developed.
Indee d, the hint hinge- in tho life- of
a mine may be the most profitable.
As an example the milieu of Lead
may bo cited. Up to about a
)cnr ago the; prevailing opinion
among mining men uh that Load
ille wan 11 t; u r 1 1 whoNO history had
l.ee ii wr itten. It wan fctill produc
ing a large tonnage, but the; ore was
of he) b,w a grade that tho bullion
output .li I not comparo with that
of former years. Then came the
now of the surprising developments
by the Campions on tho lie indetr
and tint ( juggciihcimti on the
Colonial.; and I'enrose. The ex
istciiiee.- of ore elepowits more exten
sive than tho oiiom that yielded
$:!(io,0(M),(i(Ml during the first epiar
ter of a c entury of the cami waa
proved, and the lifo of the milieu
wan lengthuiied indefinitely. And
tho end will nut come with tho ex
huustion of the grout bods of uul
phido and etubonato oroB recently
oponod. Tho construction of a
drainage tunnel to uuwater tho
depths beneath tho Cloud Camp, al
though in can be accomplished only
by the expenditure of millions, in
bound to bo undertaken and com
pleted in the years to come. Very
likely it win Oo driven uy asso
ciated effort made compulsory uu
dor a ciraiBae-o district law. it is
not im probable that, with tho ex
eeution of a comprthoiifcive develop
ment Hchemo under such a law, mak
ing proutable a greater vertical as
well as lateral extentiou of the pro
areo, the mines of Leadville will
continue to A rank for centuries
among the greatest of the world
In tho San J nun and in the sul
phide bolt of northern Colorado,
where the conditions" are more
favorable, the development of the
mines is already entering upon the
final stge of groat pcrm-ine'iicei and
profit. For nearly half a century
tho mines of Clear Croc k and (lil
pin eounfie-H haves been making
largo annual contributions to the
Precious me.lal treasures of tho
country, the alternation of uoun-
tain and canyon, ih such as to make
tho deep ore bodies accessible by
tunnels, there aro opportunities
that will make mining a groat in
dustry in the old camps of the
natioriH. At first tho gold was 1 Kooky mountains lor generation!.
taken from tho placers, ami from j The above interesting article
tho oxidized surface ores from which brings out satisfactory points for
tho values, or a considerable part of . the. skeptical, as to the permanency
them, could bo recovered by the
comparatively simple process of
1 tamp milling and amalgamation,
liven now tho stamp battery and
of mines and continued production
ofthe precious metals.
The Dohomia district being cpial
to tho reeiuiiements in high rnoun-
asseit that the
for 1905 will
arniilo-ainatiriL' plain play impor- tains and deep canyons, is attract
tant inntK in Ok. unr.inc one-rations ive to the mining man wno nas
of the two counties. 'Operated m thot-e sections where ex-
I'.e foro many years had elapsed, pensive hoisting and pumping plants
bow-ever, after the discovery of tho I art the only methods to be ern-
easily worked surface ores, tho ployed. A"l work in 1ohemia is
shafts of tho miner encountered the i lole by tunnel, some ol them at-
level of the ground water, and lie- taining a depth of more than a thou-
low that level most of the gold was -nel 'eet
oarm el iv unaltered sniptipies rpnn ; ...
tthifh it e.M.1,1 not be. Heimriite.l bv ' -"'--lllg experts
I - J , . , , . , . .
fl.r. ,.llu in P., ,(.,! P. t lie ovi,be,1 w-"-d 8 gold OUtpUl
. '. . .. ' .. LvoaoiI ll.rtf .f l it-t tuiir In lOf) -
ores, 'l the- miiie is c-r that time - j- - j
these or.H were refractory, and they, ow f,11H mining of
remain so until they we re forced to api.roximatfcly $100,000,000 , all told.
yield up their sec ret and their troas i lIJ,s ,s ' yar 1U WU1C iwoeri
uro to tho practical KcniuH of the ! "V'"' r 11 ' " 0 JUU "-"' J-
ato X. I. Hill, the dcKifne r an.l KUKn""'
bail dor of the; lir.it successful smelt
ing plants in this part of Colorado, ""iitaiii Heights
Fui ther puking from tho surface Jr. Kelsev has been verv sick
deve lope d anothe r problem. Tho t again, but is now able to work in
water that set the limit of oxi la- ' lne nav field.
tion added to the eo.-t of mining as! ,-..,, ,, ,c -i
the depth increase d. Finally in ; -r. w. -aiuca a iu wniuy sj-ciii
many mines the expenno of pu.np-1 'M,nla' at Olenwootl Heights.
in' became so croat that tho lower I Country
workings weie abandoned. Ap-
larently the limit of profitabl oper
ations had been reached.
Iiut tho difficulty ei;counter'.d in
uuwatering the deep levels was
merely tho dividing lino between
one period of gieat production and
another that will undoubtedly bo of
much greater duration and much
more prolific. It marked tho initia
Mr. Tompkin's strawberry patch
is turning out an immense lot of
strawberries and he has new pota
toes as large as turkey eggs.
Forest Tompkins was so unfortu
uate as to cut his foot Saturday
while chopping down a tree.
It was cut so badly that Mrs
Tompkins, iu the absence of a
New Goods for Summer Wear
Ladies' low shoes in Tan and Black. Men's
Oxfords in Patent and Tans. .
Wo are showing any kind ol a baby shoe you want
I WELCH ii WOODS !
tion of the era of the drainage tun- "-". io.jK several siucnes mine
nel or udit. The pioneer enter- wound and it is doing nicely. This
prise of the kind in Colorado was 1 iSt ?ot the rst u she as acted in
the great Nowhouso bore. This i hls capacity. When Forest was
has already penetrated nearly three J.ess than he y"rf ,f age' he feU
miles into tho divide lMwt-en Hear i Tom cha,lr and brok,e an arni
n,,-.i, ,., ,t n;i,.. ..nnt:. n..,r ;n I Mrs. Tompkins was alone at the
additiou to providing deep drainage
and transportation in place ot ex
pensive pumping and hoisting for
the mines intorsectcil, it has opened
stoping ground of vastly greater
extent than that accessible by means
of shafts sunk from the surface.
Since the Newhouse tunuel was
started, numerous other enterprises
time and she set and splintered the
arm and it grew as straight and
strong as if never broken.
Mr. Ileury Douglas, an Iowa
friend of F. B. Phillips and who last
fall purchased the W. II. Martin
farm near Creswell, called at the
Nugget office last Saturday.
Mr. Douglas is an experienced
of a similar character have beon ; farmer and is well pleased with his
launched. They are making new : purchase and the country in general,
miues, and giving to the old mines j Mr. Douglas states that on June jist
a new lease of life that is certain to i two coach load of people will
be far longer than the one they ' leave Inwood, Iowa, for Portland to
have previously enjoyed. j visit the lixposition and that man'
What has been said of Clear ! of them have signified their inten
Creck county, may bo repeated with I tion tof visiting this portion of the
equal truth of the San Juan, j valley, some of them with the view
Wherever the natural relief of the of locating here.
Twenty Thousand Dollars Worth
of City Water Bonds Sold
--Wafer Works to be
On Saturday night the city
council met as per adjournment of
Monday night to open bids for the
water bonds which were voted by
the people some time since.
There was but one direct bid re
ceived, although there was prac
tically an offer if the bids did not
reach par to take them at that price.
The bonds are for $20,000 to run
20 years drawing interest at the
rate of five per cent per annum.
Morris and Christianson Brothers of
Portlaud, were the successful pur
chasers, their bid being $20,212.50.
While this matter has been pend
ing the council has been investiga
ting the best material for the pipe
line to be laid from the city to the
source of supply. While it is not
yet fully decided, it is probable
wooden pipes will be used.
The main now in use is but fouT
inches in diameter and is found to
be inadequate for the needs of the
It is proposed to begin the
changing of the pipe and the build
ing of a reservoir as soon as it can
properly be done.
Given by the Ladies Aid Society
of fhe M. E. Church at Jones and
Phillips hall Tuesday June 27th.
All invited. Entertainment will
begin at 8 o'clock.
Song Four little girls.
Recitation Allie Phillips. -
Quartette Mixed. x
Recitation Eber Brown.
Recitation Daniel Thomas.
Duet Mrs. H. Brehaut and J. M.
Oration "Power of Music,"
Recitation Gertrude Palmer.
Recitation Nettie Burdick.
Solo Mrs. II. Brehaut.
Exercise Three young People.
Remarks Rev. Grant Stewart.
Following program the ladies
will serve ice cream and cake in the
banquet hall at 10 cents per dish.
Mrs. J. T. Guivin of Spokaife,
visited Mr. and Mrs. Sears several
days last week.
IS FILLKL) WITH
New Clothing, New Dry Goods, jj
New Shoes, New Furnishing
Goods for Ladies' and Gentlemen j
Come and inspect our goods before buying f
elsewhere and you will find what you want, f
Our prices are strictly honest. We charge rou a $t
fair profit only. 5r
Garman,Hemenway COc, I
LEADERS IN MERCHANDISING