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Cottage Grove L~ der
COTTAGE GROVE, OREGON, SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 1905
V o l . xvi
LooKs Like Brantons Writing.
morrow’ s dinner any more. Maria;
I ’ tp got it.”
District Attorney Brown has been
"A n d so have I, George, Y ou
n n u n * C A A A in attendance that it would be adt
quite diligent in his efforts to find
were so udecided— *'
BAIL uUNU -S0.UUU viaable to delay any further action
whether John Branton attempted to
"Undecided! I told you what I !
I and adjourn
the meeting until
take the life of John Fletcher by
I Three Tickets Have Been Nominated shooting him witn a revolver.
til ^*u r8da> n’ K*lt and “ more general Propounded by and to be Anewered
W.ll L'kely demain in Jail II
"W ell, I mean you didn’t decide
Untl I invitation be extended the people,
ly Commercial Club and put Into
The letter which was sont to Mar
for City Officers for Ensuing Muni-
Court Meet&in June.
as I did. So I bought a goose."
and that course was adopted.
shal Underwood and purpoiting to
Phamplet Form for Distrubution.
“ W hy so have I. I told you I ’d
In accordance therewith on Thurs
be from Fletcher has been believed
Business Men and Citizens.
like a goose.”
day night a large representative
to ha\o been written by Rranton
.V preliminary examination waa number of the business men met and
and Attorney Rrowu has been se
— Where is Cottage Grove
not given Rranton. the man who is
once, anyw ay.”
LAW AND OKDKK TICKET.
nominated what will be known as situated?
the writings of Rranton for
hold on the charge of shooting John ! thTbusinesT men's ticket.
"Y es, and I suppose we 11 have j , ,
comparison. It is claimed they show
the facilities for
— What are
Fletcher v M iStoat to kill. The I
cold goose and stewed goose for i Mond*J n' ? ht a number ot
District Attorney has found suffici- • !
the next two weeks.■ ’
,D Woodman hall and no , almost conclusively that the letter
— W hat is the altitude?
Fruit Yield Will be Good.
f ent evidence ,rp justify holding hold
They relapsed into their usual si- inated ih e b lo w in g ticket for city was written by Rranton for the pur|
pose of misleading aud causing the
— What are the school
officers for the ensuing year.
ing hull withbilr further action. As
Oregon will hnve a record-break-
Mayor, Oliver Veatch; recorder, people to believe Fletcner had com
he trill probably be unable to fur iug fruit crop thia year unless the tics of Cottage Grove?
Sunday forenoon the wtfe asked,
— What are the religious
O. H. King; treasurer, Herbert mittee suicide.
nish bluf. he will ! remain in jail at state is visited by protracted oold
“ Do you want a little quince in
Eakin. Alderman, 1st ward, Win.
Eugene until court convenes in rains or untimely froste, late in the
the apple sauce with your goose?”
— What is the corporate gov
Hogate; aldnrman, 2nd ward, F. D.
spring, according to Secretary Geo.
“ Your goose, you mean.”
A Birthday Surprise Party.
Wheeler; aldarmau, 3rd ward, Mar
About every one in the city has H. Latnberson, of the State Roard ernment of Cottage Grove?
— What is the water system of
arrived at the conclusion that John of Horticulture. He has been ob
Miss Florence Rrowu, daughter
Rranton shot Fletcher with the in taining reports from all parts of the Cottage Grove and how managed? I sent mine to Aunt Jane."
of Nfi and Mrs. J. R. Rrowu,
BUSINKSS MEM’S TICKET .
— What and how extensive
tention of killing him and secure state and these all agree that con
reached the ago of 12 years on last
At a gathering o f a large number ¡Saturday.
the $3000 insurance which was ditions for a heavy crop of fruit is the sewer system?
of the business men of the city held
— What is is the lighting sys
taken out bv Flefccuer in favor- of were never more favorable at this
A number of her young friends
at the rooms o f the Commercial learning of this, inaugurated a sur-
tem and how owned?
time of year.
The father of Brantous first wife
prist party uud at an early hour iu
“ A. H. Carson, a prominent fruit
lengthy discussion as to what would the evening met at Miss Florence's
and mother of the three Rranton grower of Southern Oregon, writes tem of Cottage Grove and what is
be to the best interests o f the city home.
■ children has l»eeu in the city several me that almonds and peach trees its extent?
It wus decided to nominate a ticket
11. — Is the free rural delivery
days looking after them.
They were warmly welcomed and
are now in bloom i: all Southern system in Vogue and what is its
for the coming city election.
Mr. Elliot said: '
for sovurul hours enjoyed them
Oregon counties and he states that range?
“ My wife died some Z 1 rears ago, grape vines have begun to put forth
selves with the usual games, etc.
— Are theat-ests improved? Tracked and Treed by Dogs and follows:
leaving m o.tfu bq^s, John and W il new buds in a manner that indicutes
A lunch wus prepared and par-
— Are residences hard to get?
For mayor, T . K. Campbell; for tuken of and at the proper hour
liam, and two daughters, Mary and early maturing as well as an ahnnd-! 13.
— What industries are there
recorder, F. H. Rosenburg for the party di-persed to their several
Millie. The laitKjjJboootae the wife ant yield. Mr. Carson lias no fears I 14.
treasurer, Herbert Eakin. Council- homes.
of John RruntAu --I Apposed her of killing frosts this year, as th e | 1 which can offer imployment to a
During the p st few years, there I nien: 1 st ward, W. A . Hogate; 2 nd
marrying him, but ufter her tnar season has been of the open variety, > laboring man?
Those pressut were: Margurite
— What are the larming op-
have been, in the vicinity of Wild ward, F. D. Wheeler; 3 rd ward, Brand, Ruth Blair, Sadie Blair,
nags I Wished them wall They I iike thllt of 1888 wh(,n there were I
j portnnities adjacent to Cottage wood which lies about seventeen Marion Veatch.
were married in
and to them l no ac-jo,,,, frosts after the blossoms
miles east of Cottage Grove ou the
Edith Rosenburg, Lottie Veatch,
three children were born. As to uppeaiwd, and the crop of fruit was
O l'E R A HOUSE T IC K E T
Row river, a large number of goats
what.caused lie death I don’t know a ver.. jal
(iertii Rntice, Ruby Richards, Del
| of farm land?
and sheep killed by some animal
She was u kind mother and was
Thursday morning circulars call la Jackson. Norma MyKuy, Marie
I 17.— What is the average price which, although many attempts have ing a mass meeting at the opera Campbell, Grace Bingham, Mary
loved bv all who kuew her.” —*
| of timber land?
Many People Coming.
been made by hunters it has been house in the evening were scattered Willin'tl, Allie Phillips, Flora and
Relative to the cause of the death
Is there land adjacent to impossible tc capture.
It is evident from the number of I 18
of Rranton’s second wife Elliot did
about the city, the purport of which Verna Phillips, and Alice Cochlin
It was su| posed tu lie a cougar wuH to nominate u ticket t<> be voted
not know, only that she died very new fuceH to be seen upon the I Cottage Grove controlled by the
government or otherwise open to that was committing these depreda for at the coming city election.
> « .
r\ a streets that the tide of emigration
A Pleasant Day.
‘ ‘'Then- was a<5 suspicion thrown to this part of Oregon has set in. setleraent?
When the hour arrived to call tin
19. — What is the rate ol wages Thursday morning when ArtUur meeting to order R. M. Veatch wu.
around BrnutoD, ' Elliot continued, The report which have been sent
On Thursday the Ladies’ Aid
VanSchoiack, who is farming at that elected chairman uud J. W. link r
“ until after the death of his second east about the opportunities offered for farm hands?
Society o f the Presbyterian church
20. — What is the rate of wages place weut out to look after his chosen secretary.
wife. Yet, his tirst two wives were the homeHeeker in Oregon, are Biire-
spent the day at the home of Mr.
stock he discovered that two of his
insured for $1000 and $2000 rea-1 ly having their effect The vigor- of mining hands?
The chairman stated the object of and Mrs. Dickey west o f town.
sheep had been killed duriug th e 1 the mectiug and anm unccd the first
| ous winter which has been experi
pectivoly, in favor of Rranton.”
There vyere a number o f well filled
enced in all (>ortior,B of ¿he eastern county roads?
thing iu order was the nomioatioi s baskets and this with many tooth
— What is the average winter
Getting his gun and calling his ( for tbe Gflice uf miVol'
i and middle st..tes, and the more
some dainties from the pantry of
Commercial Club Meeting.
i oven climate of this state aie no doubt weather?
two dogs fee put them ou the scent
Messrs Crimen and Blair were >" Mrs. Dickey made it a dinner that
23. — What is the average sum and they.'jo?* it up and led him pointed as t-Jlen
Monday night the Commercial factors in this movemont.
vrisuULUac« sitLsticd th« KpicuriatT
Club be/u it» regular meeting and < renl estate nieu report a great in- mer weather?
across the Red bridge which spans
Oliver Veatch vas placed in nom- o f old
The afternoon was spent
ulter adjournment a number of the j crease in person, of those who are
the nver noar by.
ination by James Barret.
in the old fashioned "quilting bee”
members remained uud for some , seeking homes, or are desirous of el or mountainous?
It was but a short time until a
Col. Blair nominated R M. Veatch. and social conversation, and when
25. — Is the price of living higher large female cougar was driven into
time talked over the approaching j Unding business locations, as well as
When the ballots were counted
as compared with Eastern or Mid a tree, and a well directed shot in the secretary announced the result shadows began to get quite long,
city eledtldb. Jf* ‘ ,
i inquirios by mail.
all bid their hostess goodbye with
It wus decided to meet on Thurs
the breast brought her to the ground. a8 follows ;
wish that the exjieriences o f
26. - Is irrigation necessary and The animal was put aboard the
day night and discuss the matter |
Total vote cast 117 of which Oliver the day might soon be repeated.
if uot will it repay the additional train and brought to the city.
further sud either select a ticket
Ifades City Property,
I Veatch received 31 and R. M. Veatch
which would in their opinion rep-
John Nukes, this week traded his cost of doing this?
Arthur also brought his dogs received 8 C, the secretary declare '1
27. — What are the relations of along and Harry Brehaut took a II. M. Veatch the candi lute for
reseut a progressive spirit, or in- city property oil ooruer of Clay and
dors i one’ which would fill the re- 4th streets, for a ten acre tract of Cottage Grove and the Bohemia picture of the hunter, dogs and mayor.
quireraents. If, was afterward de laud on the old Cooley ranch just mining district?
The uoxt ia order were iiomiuu WILSON To Mr. and Mrs. S. J.
28. — What are the relations of The weight of the animal was 135 (ions for recorder. A. H. King u u d
Wiison on March 14th au eight
cided to call the meeting for W ed south of the city. Mr Virgil White
pound boy Motheraml son doing
nesday night and invite the repres was the other party to the transact Cottage Grove and the Black Butte pounds.
J K. Young were placed in D o m in a
entative basin iss man of the fcity to io n
R. M. Veatch secured the pelt tions, the ballot showed King had
Mr. Notes expects to move cinnabar district?
29. — Are the opportunities for and will have it mounted and added received 41 votes ami Young 7!l a n d
be preupty. and' take part in the de out to his place this week and will
To Mr. uud Mrs. B.
raise vegetables and algo take up lumbering and milling worth con to his already fine collection.
liberations. ’ ' 1 ~ * ^
J. E. Young was elected the uomhin
Mooney .Saginaw, a girl, Thursday,
It is said by those posted upon for rocordor.
In conformity with this idea the the poultry business. He has named
30 — What are the outlets for the matters, that each cougar will
busmens room waiT well tilled on Wed- his place "Pleasant Knoll.”
The representatives of the three
lumber milling business?
kill more deer duriug the year than wards then proceeded to make nom- LAND—To Mr. and Mrs. A N.
Land, Cottage Grove, a girl, W ed
31.— Is the local demand for any teu hunters in the state.
It was at first determified to irorn- I
aud CUrk souvenier „
¡nations for councilmen.
nesday March lfitb.
mate a ticket and T K. Campbell Rt MadaenV
_______ - r -________
The nominees are : James Barret,
32 — Is the local demand for
was nominateil f 6 r mayor, bat it
1st ward; J. H. Bartels, 2nd ward, JORDAN—To Mr. and Mrs. Frank
being snggested by some o i those
Oat hay $12 per ton, rolled bar- vegetables good?
Eugene’s Commercial Club.
Jordan of Cottage Grove, Tuesday
and W. C. Johnson
33. — Is there a creamery or cold
1 Meeting then adjourned
present that possibly there were ley, $ 1.05 per sack at the Cottage
storage plant at Cottage Grove?
A large attendance o f members
those " h o through j oversight had i Grove Flour Mill.
34. — What is the rate of fare on characterized the annual meeting of
the Eugene Commercial Club last
35. — Is tne climate suitable for evening.
raising cattle, horses, sheep and
New officers were elected as fol
lows. President, S. H. Friendly;
36. — Is there free range adjacent? vice-president, H \V. Thompson;
— What nationality prevails?
secretary, R. S. Bryson; treasurer.
38. — What are the opportunities W. W . Brown; trustees, L L.
investment in town property?
Whitson, H. Gordon.
39. — What is the general char The invitation to the Greater Sa
acter of the business houses?
lem Commercial Club convention
40. — What are the banking fa on March 23 was accepted and the
following delegates were appointed
41— What newspapers are pub to attend: R. McMurphey, G. R.
lished in the city?
Chrisman, F. M. W ilkins, R. W.
42. — What are the hotel facili Thonijison, II. E. Penland.
President P. L. Campbell and
43. — What is the population of Professor F. G. Young, o f the U.
O., and Geo. T. Hall were elected
44. — What are the snmmer re to membership in the club
sorts adjacent to Cottage Grove?
The rlnh i* growing in member
45. — What has been the increase ship rapidly and eveiy department
in population in Cottage Grove the is in good condition. The report
last §ve years?
o f the treasurer indicated that the
46. — What industries are needed finances of the organization are
in Cottage Grove?
being taken care of in good shape.
Have your eyes tested at H. C
Keep the Money at Home
cot boon asked to attend that ougb
^ considoml( and who were not LIST OF
WELCH & WOODS
FOR THE GROCERY
PEARCE & JOHNSON
O ur O w n Free Delivery W agon.
niaae »am 8a. 43.
id River St»
West End ot Bridgi
A House Divided.
The Cottage Grove Flour Mill
A certain Helderly couple were are installing a new steam boiler
childless and discontented. They had for the purpose o f making rolled
They will b<- en
never been united by the bond of barley lor feed
¡other lives linked with their own abled to turn out a fi st class
So they were always in a state of article at reduced prices. Call aud
On the subject o f meals they dis
agreed thoroughly, and each usu-'
A Sentible Move.
ally suggested a dish for the Son-
Have Tom Awbrev write you up
1 day dinner which the other did not
approve. On« Saturday the man a policy on eour home anil furni
came home from market with a ture in the Oregon Five Relief As
sociation, or your stock of goods in
"Y o u needn't worry about t the ACtna Insurance Company.
Have the Best Shoes: