Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907, October 24, 1906, Image 1

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Devoted to the Mining, Lumbering and Fanning Inte rests of this Community.
NO. 39
Judc llcnnctt Rules City
Cannot Amcml Charier to
Conflict With Local
Option Law.
A special Salem dispatch to the
Saturday Orcgonian, says:
Tlutt rit ids have no power to en
art dim t r-t that conflict with the
lofiil option law was tho decision
rendered today !)' Circuit Judge
(Ic-oif II. KuMH'tie in the Co
ipiill" saloon easo which h 1 1 j cm in
Cops ii:itiity some time iijjo. This
is a hwi( inn dcf"at for tho saloons,
for if the decision is aflirtned bv
tin- Supremo Court it will destroy
the Int-t hope of tho lipi(r interest
to i ui'iitnvi-nt the lo' al option law.
Tim Co'piiMn ca-e was brought
lor tho purpose of testing the law,
and it has been understood from
the beinnin;; that the caso will be
nppenbd to the Htipreme Court. In
a docti towns in the counties that
went "dry" lust Juno the saloon
men stand ready to hive now char
tets adopted if charter provisions
rre held siipciiwr to tli statu law.
According to .hi Ikc Humetl's de
cision mu ll a move wsll be of no
Judo Ibirnctt tiied thin case for
Jtio'e Hamilton while Judfje Ham
ilton sit in Jude Burnett's court
in Yamhill county. The facts are
that a local option election wa
behl in Coos county and West Co
ipiille pr.cinct, in which the town
of O-pnlifl i situated, voted "dry."
At tho mine election tho people
adopted a constitutional amend
ment which authorized the people
of a city to adopt or aiiend their
otv n chartorH, "subject to the con
stitution and criminal lawn of the
Hlato." The town of Ccxiuillo pro
ceeded under this section and
adopted a charter which author
ized it to license tho hqIo of lhjuor.
Immediately after tho election a
licenso was issued to George K.
Baxter, under which he sold liquor
in Coipiille. He was arrested, con
victed and lined $50. He took a
writ of review to the Cireuit Court
and the caso was wan taken under
advisement nnd today Judge Bur
iietto mailed his decision to Coos
county to be filed and recorded.
No OI'IMON in wiutiso.
Judge Burnett wrote no opiniou
in tho ease, but from the isnues it is
apparent that he must have de
cided the lullowin" points: That
tho local option law is constitu
tional; that the local option law U
u criminal law, sinco it defines an
oflVnso which is punishable by in
dictment and fine; that the people
of a city located in a precinct which
has none 'dry" cannot therefore
adopt a charter which will Huspend
tho operation of the local option
Mr. Koy Wolch Loies Diamond
The inyHlerous disappearance of
a valuable, diamond ring from a
houso at M North Seventeenth
street has caused considerable anx
iety to the owner of the ring, Mrs.
Koy Welch. Tho ring was valued
closo to $'2oo and was much more
highly prized by Mrs. Welch than
these ligucs cau express.
The Welt-hew have only recentlj
moved to Portland having come
from Cottage Grove, where Mr.
Welch was formerly in the drapery
businoBS in this city.
About two weeks ago the houso
was engaged at 86 North Seven
teouth etreot and the family moved
in immediately However, there
were uome repairs to ba made ou
the house and seven or eight men
were working 011 the house pre
paring it for occupation 8t the
same time the Welch family were
moving into it.
In working about the house Mrs.
Welch, in order not to damage the
Tint? in and wav. removed it from
Lor linger and placed it ou a shelf
in the pantry, uigu enougu ana iar
enough out of reach, as ehe
thought, to escape the hand of any
one who should accidentally he
plunging around in that particular
place, Hut upon going back for
lie ring shortly afterword she
found that it had disappeared.
The ring is a three cluMied dia
mond so peculiarly cut as t,o be
readily recognized. It Ijhm an old
Stylo of cut that has been recently
remounted and the stones arc very
valuable. Mrs. Welch feels her
loss acutely and although very
acutely and, although very anx
ious to obtain the ring, has re
frained from the more severe
methods to secure it. Journal.
Svinahln Followa Rtvln
While many hearts were made
sad by tho announcement of Miss
Mamio Kimo's coming departure
for other parts, they were again
made glad, when her many friends
gathered at her home Saturday
evening in happy harmony to wish
her God's speed. The evening
was passed as youth only can ap
preciate, First on the program came
music, games and many other
amusements loo numerous to men
tion. Lat but not least a bounti
ful supper in all its splendor, that
Miiis Mamie had very skillfully pre
pared with her lavish hands to which
one and all did ampin justice to.
Miss Mamio goes to Humboldt and
Eureka to spend tho winter amongst
relatives and attend school. Ucing
of a happy warm hearted disposi
tion she made many friends during
her few years iti our mi 1st. Many
w,re the tokens of love she it
eeived. All the guests present
joyfully await her return in the
happy summer tune
And General Alining New
Gathered from Exchanges.
O. G. Warner left for Koseburg
Monday afternoon to prove up on
his mineral patents on tho Lost
Province and Benefit ljdes in tho
Bohemia district.
(Jeo. Lloyd left for Koseburg
Monday afternoon, after which he
will go to Seattlo to sco his family.
Ho expects to return to Nevad. but
will be back hero the latter part of
December. He was feeling some
what recovered from his illuess but
was very weak.
Geo. W. Llovd returned Friday
from his trip to I3ohemia, after
looking over the property of the
Bohemia Gold Mining and Milling
Co. He expected to tro to his
home in Seattlo on Sunday, but
was takeu sick Satuaday and was
unable to go, When in the hills
ho got thoroughly wet and chilled
and took cold. Sunday he was
having chills and fever and was
quite sick, but Dr. Oglesby hoped
to have httie trouble in breaking it
Work oa the Vesuvius buildings
and trestle are being pushed rapid
ly and Mr. Hard is expeoting to
get the ore comirg ove4-the new
treatlo and to the mill very soon.
The ore bodies in tho Wild Hog
tunnel are opening larger and bet
tor every day. Mr. Hard has a
big crew of men at work and they
are making things lly. While the
editor was talking to Mr. Hard
over the phono Tuesday tho saw
mill whistle could bo heard blowing
six o'clock. The timbers tue
neurlj all sawed.
Could Not Attend Convention.
F. j. Hard, who was appointed
by Governor Geo. Chamberlain as
one of the delegates to represent
Oregon at the American Mining
Congress that met in Denver last
week intended to attend the meet
ing, but found at the last minute
that it was impossible for him to
leave his work at the mines in Bo
hemia. Mr. Hard rogrots that ho
could not go and was much diss
apointed as he expected in addition,
to attending the meeting aud taking
part in the work of the Congress for
the benefit of Oregon, to enjoy
meeting many friends in Denver
where his home was before ooming
to Oregon.
Mayor l M, Wilkius of Eugene
also requested Mr, Hard to accept
an appointment as a delegate from
that city, to the Mining Congress.
Hrst Amendment Under Initi
tlvc and Referendum
The election held Saturday to
vote on an ameudmeut to the City
('barter gi"ing the city the right to
vote whether the town should be
"wet" or "dry" irrespective of
county or state, resulted in the
amendment being carried by a ma
jority of three (.'J; votes, the vole
being as follows:
W.-inls For At:". Mj. ForMj.Agnst
1st 'jr, .(1; i.'d
-iel L'.'i 21 4
:r-l t;j i:
11:. 1 lo y. l'o
The total vote being 223 was far
short of the average vote.
.Miss Ada Collin 8 of Springfield
is vititing friends in the Grove.
W. G. Halo brought in some
very lino and exceedingly large
apples of rare flavor this week from
Ids-place up the Coast Fork. Mr.
Halo has- a good orchard and is
making a success of apple raising.
His apples are as largo as any we
have seen so far this year.
Wm. C. Johnson sold his homo
on tho West side this week to J.
K. Palmer, the west sido merchant,
who immediately took . possession.
Mr. Johnson moved Monday into
the Newt Jones residence at the
west end of Wall street Mr.
Pulner recently sold, bia Wall
street residence to Mr. Comer.
ing the best assortment of Mens' and Boy's Clothing ever displayed
in Cottage Grove. Mens' Suits from $8.00 to $25.00; Overcoats
$6.00 to $25.00.
IdfP UrinfliP YI1P HPt Makes of Shoes in all branches.
uuU ill&lllily Lily yyOL Mens' Dress Shoes, Walk Over,
Florsheim and Packard; Ladies' Dress Shoes, Uts & Dunn; Child
ren, District 76 School Shoes. In Loggers we handle the famous
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin hand-made Shoes, and the ''Pacific
Logger," and we, as well a? scores of our Customers are from Mis
souri when you
Bank Bldg.
A Modol Chlckon Frrn
E. V.. J'right, who moved hero
from the Ivnt about two years ago
purchasing a place: between the O
k S K tracks- and the S I' tracks
just north of tho depot is gradually
building up a model chicken farm.
Mr. Bright has a nice place of
about two acres with a nice two
story home, barn, chicken houso,
and buildings all neatly painted.
Well finished walks and fences
were built and everything raado as
neat and comfortable as the typical
New England home.
Mr. Bright has about 80 chickens
ofthrco breeds, Iloudann, Silver
Grey Dorkings and Barred Rocks,
nil registered stock and is exceed
ingly successful in hi: raising of
them. His chicken houses are
models for the entire country. Each I
house is low an 1 has double walls
being thoroughly painted inside
and out with plenty of windows Jor
light and ventilation. Mr. Bright
gives each of his pens of chickens a
good big yard in which to run, and
believes that cartful attention will
do more for them than lots of ex
pensive food.
He is making this work his past
time for his later years when he is
unable to do heavier work and it
promises not only to keep him busv
but to bring him in a nice revenue.
If you want to get ideas for vour
yard, go and see him and he will
gladly give yott pointers.
U. S. Attorney Bristol will take
charge of the Land Fraud cases.
A largo crew of Japs came in
from Portland on Tuesday and went
up to Black Butte where they will
be employed on the construction
work. Two wagons loaded with
haggle of till kinds were needed to
take up their belongings,
try to tell us there are any others
When We
We flake Good
Blind Pi?; Owner Quits the
Lee Minard, Fred Ware, and
others for whom it is said warrants
were out for their arrest for viola
tion of the Local Option Law, all
left town Tuesday morning with
out notice.
When the case of Leo Minard
was called in the Justice Court
Tuesday morning, his attorneys
asked for a change of venue, pre
senting affidavits that he could not
secure a fair trial either by jury or
from the justice, owing to biased
opinion. Attorney Williams out
lined the only cauHe in the present
caso for such a change would be in
the case of the justice. The Jus
tice then stated that he felt Minard
could have a fair trial, and refused
the application.
The defendant not being present,
having been allowed to go on his
own recognizance, his attorney
John Medley stated that he had
talked with him the night before,
but had not been able to find him
that morning, and stated .hat if
the case was brought to trial they
would withdraw as his attorneys,
which was virtually admitted that
he had ckipped. A warrant was
issued for Minard's arrest and the
trial set for one o'clock, but the
Constable hae not been able to find
him, and Attorney Williams left for
Eugene on the noon train.
In the meantime Minard and his
fellow liquor sellers are spending
Have just received a nevsr line of Over
coats and Oravanetts. and are show
Cottage Grove, Ore.
of the
trouble was to leave.
Minard's caso will probably be
brought before tho Grand Jury so
that their warrant will stand ready
for him whenever he returns.
F. D. Phillips made a businesa
trip to Eugene on Wednesday.
Torn Jenkins and wife returned
Tuesday after a long visit in the
Senator Burton began his jail
soutane at Ironton, Mo. Monday
S. J. Brun 1 and his crew are
busily at work pushing the new
phono line right through to camp.
D. D. and Emma F. Berraan sold
the "Big Bluff" mining claim in
Bohemia district to A. W. Black
bum for $15o.
Frank Dimewood was in town on
business. He says that the road to
Bohemia is still In fair condition,
but might be better.
Clyde Xokes ha? returned from
Grants Pas where he was acting
as Wells Fargo Agent in the ab
sence of tho regular man.
Geo. Lea and wife went to Port
land Friday ami Mr. Lea attended
the laying of tne foundation stone
of the new Masonic Temple. He
greatly enjoyed the event and said
every town in the state was repre
sented. Rev. W. V. McGee and family,
have been visiting Mrs. McGee's
parents Bern Veatch and family
from Southern California and will
locate at .Gervais, whare Mr. Mc
Gee enters the work of tho Oregon
"just as good.
their time somewhere else,
; found the way out