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COTTAGE GROVE. OREGON
INDUSTRIES AND RESOURCES.
Located on the upper Willamette River
HI uiilee south of Portland on Southern Pa-
cihc aud Oregon «1 South F.astrtu Railroad*.
Population 2JQU; two l*u k s. tmlilic and high
schools, live churches; water, light and sew
er systems ¡creamery; flour mill; two brick
yards; saw mills; wood work factory; match
factory; steam laundry and the Lea.dor.
threat forests of timber tributary to Cottage
Grove; fifteen saw mills three shingle mills,
within a radius of 15 miles. Headquarters
tor bohemia gold mines and black butte
quicksilver mines; valleys and foot hills
well adapted tg fruitgrowing, farming and
dairying. For information regarding this
great country subscribe for the Lgaaar.
PUBLISHED S E M I -W E E K L Y
COTTAGE GROVE LEADER
Consolidated January 9. 1908
C O T T A G E G R O V E , O REGON, T U E S D A Y , N O V E M B E R 24, 1908.
SUMMARY OF FIRST ANNUAL DISTRICT FAIR
“ The Men Behind the G u m ."
Held By the Cottage Grove Dis-
trict Fair Association.
FULL LISI OF THE
King, first and second cockerel,
things in proportion. P e r h a p s the management would have liked to
first and second pullet.
largest individual display was that *«*, hut still the stock shown was
The general verdict is that Cot
M . M. Lower, third cockerel aud
of Hardy Crow, of Lorane, who of a high class and worthy of
tage d rov e’s first Annual Harvest third pullet.
had a general liu e*f vegetables and mention. In the pig line were
fair was a success, regardless of
Partridge Plymouth Rocks— O.
apples. Fred Walker of Cottage i ***** Poland Chinas and Duroc
the fact that the idea was con 0 . Veatch, first cockerel, first and
Grove, had on display some yellow Jerseys, shown by J. A. Morgan,
ceived, grounds leased and fenced, second pullet.
dent corn which compares favor Curtis Veatch, \\\ M. Wheeler
lumber contracted for and buildings
Black Javas— I). B. Chamber-
ably with that grown in Iowa or aiul Hamilton Veatch respectively;
erected, all within less than two leu, first cockerel, first, second
Nebraska. There was also a registered Southdown sheep shown
months prior to the date o f the aud third pullet and first |>eii.
good showing of flint corn and by S. B. Morss; Angora goats rep
fair. All of the citizens o f Cot
Rhode Island Reds— Mrs. M. A.
it consisted of would take up too some popcorn grown ou land that resenting the herds of Edgar King
tage drove, aud the business men Walker, first cockerel, second and erel.
much space. There were pieced was broken up 5.? years ago. All and Curtis Veatch: Eelix Currin
S. C. White Leghorns— R. C.
in particular, gave the movement third pullet and first pen,
embroidery work of all des of this has reached a high state of had on show a fine five-months-old
at least their moral support, but
A . Brund, second cockerel.
Shorthorn hull and Mrs. Sarah
criptions, hair work,
such as l>erfection.
the real "men behind the guns"
T. K. Gill, third cockerel, first
showed one of the finest
F. B. Phillips, second cock,
were Thos. Pearce, president of pullet, second pen.
all grades of the Cottage Gtove Jersey bulls in Lane county. This
the Pair Association; C. C. Hazle -1
White Wyandotte»— M. F. I)es
was very creditable. There animal is two years old. A Dur
ton, secretaVy; Ben Lurch, treas-! 1. arzes, first cock, first, second and best pen.
In All of the Numerous painted china, Batteuberg laces, schools
compositions and ham hull was also shown by J. I.
urer; H. O. Thompson, chairman I and third hen.
pa|iers on various subjects, as well Jones. This bull is five years old
of the building committee, Prank
Robert Griffin, first cockerel,
sofa pillows and all the work that as specimens of penmanship that and is from the herd o f the Ladds
B. Phillips, superintendent and F.
and second pullet and first
H. Rosenberg. Each and every
a woman takes a delight in niauu were far above the average. One ! at Portland.
Biggest Little Fair Ever Held
one o f these gentlemen were untir
In the section set apart for the
feature of this showing was that
M. M. Lower, second and third
ing in their efforts to make this
of horses was to be found
t)ue special feature in this de
and third hen, first and second
first annual fair a success aud even cockerel and third pullet.
samples of their ability in the several of the best bred equines on
neglected their own business affairs
which was written a message of 22 paper
to accomplish such a feat. Right Conner, first cockerel, first, second
here we want to say, however, that and third pullet, first pen.
Clara Taylor, first hen.
The Cottage Grove fair passed lines and done by a man 90 years
the ladies committees are entitled
The Cottage Grove Manufactur grade Morgan stallion owned by
Silver Laced Wyandottes— Harry
S. C. ‘White Bantams— Frankie off with a larger attendance than of age. The text is clear, the
to a full share of credit also, for
Will Baiubridge, a I’ercheron and
lines being uniform and the letters
Wallace, first cock, first, second
to them is due all credit for the
colt six mouths old by J. D.
and third hens and first pen.
splendid displays in the fancy
Anderson, who also shotved agrade
iugs and paintings are exhibited,
work, cooking, art and many other
Bull Cochin Bantams— Mrs. J.
| Clyde mare two years old that is a
departments at the fair.
lieing the work of children rang'
W. Baker, first cockerel aud first
The initial fair has had the
¡beauty. J. 1. Jones showed sev-
effect to awaken a general interest
i * ral fine horses, consisting of a
This feature was especially worthy
in such exhibits aud an annual
i grade Shire colt five months old
Cecil Colwell, first cockerel, first
fair and a bigger fair is assured.
and second pullet.
j that was as large as an ordinary
hi the culinary line were to be
Begin laying your plans for an
| yearling, a grade Shire two-yeaT
exhibit for next fall right now.
found such products of the house
Wm. Kelly, first cock and first
We regret that the cuts o f Presi
I old that stands 17 hands high and
j wife's skill as bread, cakes, pies,
dent Pearce, Secretary Hazleton
j weighs in the neighborhood o f
and Treas. Lurch, could not be
Pigeons— Roy Lambert, first and
17(H) |x>iinds, the imported Shire
had for this issue o f the Leader.
"B ouncing Boy”
The mining exhibit was not as
However, we will say that they
White Rabbits— Oscar Slack,
I weighs an even ton and is owned
are just as good looking as Rosen
large as was expected, still there
berg, Phillips and Thompson aud
by what is known as the Shire
was a fine showing from the
Roscoe Warner, red and white
just as energetic.
I company of which Mr. Jones is
Champion mine, which consists of
The Last day.
I manager. W . B. Cooper had on
free milling gold ore.
Colored Rabbit— Roscoe Warner,
Saturday, the last day o f the
I The showing of vegetables w
Cottage Grove District Pair opened
| stallion— a roadster, as well as his
F. H. Rosenberg. Supt. Exhibits.
j exceptionally fine, consisting of all
bright aud clear and the crowd of
.driving mare, "A lice Roo*e.velt”
Besides the entries noted above
j kinds af vegetables ‘grown in thi
Friday was in evidence. As soon
a full sister to the stallion above
there was a pair of Liewelleti setter
' latitude. There were mammoth
as the gates were opened in the
¡and who is called "T ed d y K.”
puppies shown and which the
pumpkins, gigantic squashes, huge
morning people were there waiting and third pullet, and first pen.
Buckeyes— I). J. DuBruille, first ladies declared "to cute for any
potatoes and beets and carrots as ing Company had a fine booth in The mare is said to be one o f the
The exhibits were judged Friday cockerel, first, second and third thing.” There was alsa a pair of
long as the moral law, onions that which was a fine showing o f mis finest drivers in this part of the
sion furniture, such as tables, j state, and Mr Cooper has refused
and the decision of the judges pullet, first and second pen.
prairie dogs on exhibition, also a F B. Phillips. Superintendent Fair.
rival in size Lane county's biggest
Buff Cochins— F. II. Rosenberg,
gave general satisfaction.
chairs, pedestals, stands, doors JxiHi for her several times.
flying fox squirrel.
apples, cabbage heads that weigh aud mantels.
The poultry exhibit was the one first and second cockerel, first,
The exhibit o f horses was under
was anticipated when it opened.
that proved the center of attrac second and third hen, first, second
( c o n t in u e d o n p a g e t w o )
as much as .to pounds and other
tlie immediate supervisisou o f J.
tion. This section was under the
pally also had a fine showing of B. Wheeler, a horseman of years
immediate supervision of Mr. R. pen.
Black Laugshans— W . C. Con
its celebrated brand of Loudon of exjierieiice and a gentleman
C. Arne, a gentleman who is in
the poultry business aud who ner, first cockerel, first, second
Mineral water. This company who at all times places his ser
makes a specialty of raising prize and third pullet, and first pen.
makes its headquarters in Cottage vices at the option o f others in
winning White Leghorns. B. F.
Mrs. Edgar King, second and
and is doing a good busi showing the stock improvements
Keeney, county assessor o f Lane third cockerel, first, second and
in this place.
acted as judge. Mr. third hen, and second pen.
Keeney is a chicken fancier and
E. C. Morton, the Creswell har
B A B Y SH O W .
Silver Gray Dorkings— E. E.
raiser o f thoroughbred fowls and Bright, first cock, first, second and
ness maker, had on exhibition a
The following were the winners
knows the genus chickeu as well third hen and first pen.
set of double harness which was in the baby show held Saturday
as any man in this section o f the
Buff Orpingtons— H. K. Metcalf,
pronounced by those who know to afternoon:
first cookerel, first and second
lie one of the finest s|iecimeiis
There were fowls o f nearly all pullet and first pen.
F’attest baby under 3 years old,
of harness maker’s art ever shown
kinds, from the mammoth black
Mr. and Mrs, Geo. McReyuolds,
Rev. II. L. Nave, second co ck
Laugshans and Barred Plymouth
to the public. 'File harness was
seven mouths old baby, first prize,
Rocks to the little toy Bantams,
the handiwork of Mr. Morton’s
aud they all looked good.
son, who learned the trade in his
Silver Spangled Ilainburgs— I).
l’ rettiest baby under 1 year, Mr.
M A N Y PKN S OF P O U L T R Y
father’s shop at Creswell.
B. Chamberlen, first cockerel, first,
I and Mrs. John W ilson’s 10 months
The j>eus on exhibition aud the second and third pullet.
Veatch »V Lawson, the ]K>pular I old baby boy, $1.
nrizes conferred follow:
Houdans— E. E. Bright, first
Grove furniture dealers, also had a
Prettiest l»oy one to three years
Barred Plymouth Rocks—John
old, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Richmond’s
cock, cockerel, first, second and
Phillips, first cock, first and
third hens, first, second and third
showed a line of the finest bed little sou Deltnas, $1.
second hen, first and second pullet,
pullet, aud first and serond pens.
Prettiest girl uuder 1 year,
room. and parlor furniture, carpets,
first and second pen.
Roselle Stanley, $1.
Black Minorcas— I). J. DuBruille,
Charles Mathews, second cock.
1’iettiest girl 1 to 3 years, Dor-
1). B. Chamberlain, first cock first cock and first pullet.
L IV E S T O C K S E C T IO N .
White Minorca»— D. T. Aubrey,
erel and second pen.
otha Scarbrough, little daughter of
In the livestock section there Mr. and Mrs. Eby Scarbrough of
M. M. Lower, Creswell, second first cockerel, first, second and
and third cockerel and third pullet. third pullet and first pen.
were not as many exhibits as tile Creswell, $1.
White Plymouth Rocks— Alta
Buff Leghorns— Grace Bennett,
re is great satisfaction in know
ing that when you buy
I BIG $10,000 STOCK
Y o u are getting N ew , Fresh Stock
M en and Boys’ High Class
of the best standard brands.
SUITS, OVER COATS,
W e can fit any foot and give you
Style, comfort and durability.
|! Slaughtered Prices
For Benefit of Creditors.
Phone Main 6 4 3 — Our own Delivery.
W . H. ABRAMS, Assignee.