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'<*1**'' ’•in*-*-- and in cous--queuce the
U . Popull.« party has completely
¿■Com plete Resume of the Week's
ST A l t AND GENERAL NfcWS ITEMS.
L ilt*- I >iR|iiitoli*‘R B o ile d I tow n
I F o r ttie r e ru m il o f th e
I tils \ R e a d e r.
IJtii i Inis appropriated #10.00(1
tor tli. Lewis ami Clark Exposition
at f o i t Inn• I.
G. - i nor t ’liuinlu'i lain has vetoed
15 » i l l s passed at the lust sessiou o f
Sen (tor Fulton hns appointed his
nephew. Chas. Holderman of Asto
ria, as his private secretary.
COUNTY SEAT NEWS ITEMS
H. Hirsclilierg, the Independence
hanker, who ts sinking a well near
that place in the search for oil, and
who is also interested in the South
ern Oregon Oil Company, has struck
a salt vein in his Independence well.
Samples of this salt were analyzed |
at the experiment station at Cor
vallis, by the Southern Pacific Kail-
Company, and by the salt Combine, j
and, as a result, the salt was f e n d to 1 Special Com*H|>oiKlenc« to the Lane County Leader.
be chemically pure, analyzing 99
per cent pure. This analysis shows
The past week in Eugene has | Cottage Grove; David Humbolt a
it to be one of the best wells in the j been one long to be remembered,, kind of Mongrel-blooded fellow
United States in regard to the °n account of the trial o f Elliot E. j wherein a considerable quantity of
quality of the product. ° I t is under- Lyons for the killing o f Sheriff W . ; negro
predominates, got three
stood to be Mr Hirscbberg's in- W . Withers. No event has happen- j years for stealing a mare from the
tention to plug the well just below ! e*l in Lane county that so stirred up barn of Ben Davis of Springfield,
the salt How and develop a salt the whole community as that of the This ends the chapter of criminals
well. The plant which be is plan- killing of Mr. Withers. The Bran- sent to the pen from Lane county
ning to build to handle the output of 1 ton murder case was not a parallel, at the March term for 1903.
A. N. Scroggins who left a wife
the well will cost iu the neighbor although that was one which excit
ed great indignation and produced in The Dalles some time ago and
hood of $15,000.
among the people a demand for the took up with a Mrs, W ilder and
A Brief Review of the March Term of Circuit
Court. County Expenses.
Last week Governor McB/ide
eigne. 1 the bill making gambling a
felony iu the state of Washington.
D I S T R I C T S . E. C O N V E N T IO N
speedy condemnation and execu came to Springfield and posed as
tion of Brantou, which was carried man and wife and subsequently
Ex-Governor T. T. Geer has vis-1
Successful Session lias J u s t ltecn into effect without unnecessary de went to Wendling aud was arrested
ited Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska,,
lay. It is beleived, that in case there and brought to Eugene last
C losed a t lto s e liu rg .
and is now in St Louis fur th e \
Branton had escaped conviction, by week and held on a charge of lewd
purpose o f interesting the people iu
R ohebvbo , March 9.— The Dig. any fault on the part of the law, he cohabitation, were found guilty and
the Lew is and Clark Exposition 1 trict
Endeavor Con- would have met tbe punishment his the man sentenced to serve 90 days
to be held in Portland iu 1905. He vention has just closed and all crime demanded, at the hands of tbe in the county jail while his para
is conferring with state officials.
mour was fined #50,
interested feel that it was a decid- citizens.
But although this may be said
THE DIVORCE MILL.
Jack O 'K eefe, of Chicago, won ed success. W ith such men as Rev.
the decision over Jimmv Britt, of Clarence Eberman, of Boston, and of Blanton’ s case, the same may be
San Francisco, in the sixth round P rof A Sweetser, of Eugene to de— said of Lyon s case also with many cases were disposed of. J. L. Hol-
on a foul in the light-weight boxing livered such grand and soul-stirring degrees of intensity and certainty, gate vs Clara Holgate decred for
addresses it could not be otherwise.
There was a settled determination plaintiff, custody of the girl child
match at Portland Monday night.
The first session was held in the *n the niinds of tbe people, that Ly- be given Mrs. Engles as plriutiff
North Dakota has made an ap Buptist church but it was found that ous should pay for the killing of was not situated to care for her and
propriation for the Lewis and Clark that building was not large enough Sheriff Withers with his life, wheth- the mother was unfit.
Fair. It was equivalent to .#10.000, to hold all who wished to attend, so j er that had to be done through the
T. E. Goodman divorced from his
according to a telegram received tbe last two meetings were held in | regular channels of the law, or wife; H. Mongold from his wife,
recently from Special Commissioner the opera house, which was well fill through the jteople taking the law Carrie Thompson from her husband.
into their own hands.
Henry \Y . Coe.
R. L. Thompson, custody of child
This was evinced from the day on allowed plaintiff. J. E. Clieve from
Twenty-five more stamps are to
his wife, Julia.
be p at iu the Lucky Boy mine in Endeavor movement is doing
noble work and that through the ‘lay of February until the 5th day plaintiff. Homer Farlow from Mat-
the Blue B iver district which will
advance movement on hand Oregon ° f March following, when Judge tie Farlow. This is a part only of
give that mine a total of 10 stamps.
Hamilton pronounced sentence of
Electricity will also replace steam shall indeed be won for Christ. A j death upon Lyons, and fixed the the grist which tl^e divorce mill
turns out, but there are doubtless
power iu the mine.
been elected and we trust may have day of his execution on Friday, the more in the hopper as the crop of
N o t! only all
bird-lovers, but the same hearty support o f the 17th day of April.
“ cruel treatment” is unfailing.
So that it will be seen that just 30
practical men who have looked upon societies as heretofore given.
I have already taken up too much
bird lit. with observant and there
Thanking all for the kindly ra- days elapsed from the day of the space in giving court proceediugs
fore ¡appreciative eyes, will rejo ice; terest and support rendered us in | killing until tbe arrest, trial and but tbe matter being of unusual and
conviction o f the guilty wretch.
iu the enactment of a law by (he »*--
general interest, must be my apolo
l a t « L e g i s l a t u r e for the protection i
It was thought that the father gy. However, I will not close un
Yours in Christian love.
o f wibi birds.
aud mother of Lyons and his wife til I say that one of the hardest
Mark C. Mi nron , E x . Pres.,
j were implicated in the killing by legal battles that was fought at this
F annie M c C o llcm , Ex, Sec.,
Secretary Root last week assured
interferring with Withers at the terra was that wherein Frasier, real
C onnie H andsakfr , E x . Trens.
8enat< ►rs Mitchell and Fulton that;
j time of the attempted arrest and estate agent, was plaintiff and J. M.
he would act on the report of the
the ensuing two years are: Miss Ora I Lyons’ wife was held by the pre- Sherwood, deft.
Board of Engineers on the Colum
Eugene, president; F. E ; liminary court, in bonds of #1000 to some #350, as commission for sell
bia River jetties in a week or ten
ing the Sherwood hotel property in
days« and strongly intimated that ; Aliev,
| Thos. Medley, Cottage Grove, secre- tion of the case, the grand jury re Cottage Grove. I believe the case
be would approve it.
ta rv; H. C. Galey, Roseburg, treas- turned “ not a true bill,” and Mrs. bad been litigated before.
Lyons was discharged.
i ittle over ten years ago— ] urer.
and Thompson were for Frasier aud
iu November, 1892— the Populist
The delegates from Cottage Grove
Bilyeu, Woodcock ami Medley were
party v •lied over d million votes for [ were : Thos. M. Medley, Miss Deseie doom with seeming little concern, Sherwood’s attorneys. Every inch
its candidate for President, J. B. Harms, Presbyterian church; Miss emotionless, friendless, the picture of ground was disputed and the
W eaver the highest vote in auy Marian White, Miss Della Durham, of dispair and dejection. The peo gentlemen on either side exhausteo
ple will breathe a breath of relief their legal acumen ami eloquence
state b. ing that o f Kansas. Colora Christian church.
when be is taken off.
do. Ida I and Nevada, and divided
in behalf of their respective clients.
Speaking of court proceedings I
tbe elect oral vote in North Dakota
Stoneberg’s barber shop was
I The case was submitted at the close
a n d tb e j
a ft e r hour9
•nd jmtegou, and sangoiuely pre moved into the building formerly must not neglect to speak of a b a t c h <)f t b e d
dicted that they would “ sweep” the occupied by tbe N ugget this week, o f c r im in a l s of lesser magnitude of - - deliberation
brought in a verdict
country in 1900. But the tide of and is fitted up in first class shape. who were tried aud found guilty in favor of Frasier for bis claim.
prosperity began to How back over It is now one of the neatest shops iu and sentenced to serve terms in
County Judge Kincaid said Sat
tbe country in 1897, and has not re- ! town.
urday the expense account of tbe
Burkholder got two years for county for the months of February,
-stealing a horse, saddle and bridle
March, April and May will be un
last fall in Eugene; Bert Gartner, usually large on account of the
an ex-pugilist, got oDe year io r an
damages to roads and bridges by
attempt to secure money on a
forged check, on one Krenshaw the flood of January, tbe arrest and
last week; Tom Burns go t two trial of Lyons and the special elec
tbe tion to fill the vacancy caused by
H A V E JUST ARRIVED
bunk house of the Jap«, railroad the death of Congressman Tongue,
employes; William Allen get« one which will aggregate perhaps $10,-
year for larceDy from a dwelling in 000.
J. F. A dams .
to the meu who effected
Lyon’ “ capture. Those getting the
rewards and the aiuuuts received
are as follows: \V. E
$300; J. E Noland $150;~ James In the Logging Camps in the Vicinity
Shaub, $15«; \V. H. Mnler, $ 10 0 ;
of Cottage Grove.
W. W. Buoy, $100; James Law,
$100; I. H. Veatch, #75; Conductor CiTl'D ni V A VERY UNLl'CKY DAY
R. E. Veatch, $25.
SERIES OF ACCIDENTS
A well known mining man stated S h erm an S h o r tr id g e , Kd C. l i a r *
lo n g e r and M in cP W a l
while discussing tbe bright prospects
of the Bohemia mines this week
la ce th e V lc tlm a .
that “ there are large areas of prom
ising mining territory in Lane
While floating pilings down the
county, not yet looked over by the .Coast Fork river, on reaching a
prospector, to say nothing of th e ; rapiJ about si% ,uile9 south of towu
numerous claims now being develop- Sberman Shortridge met with an
ed iu Bohemia and the Blue River accj j enfc Saturday that came near
There is an abundance
resulting fatally. He was riding on
of timber and water everywhere, a floating log when on reaching the
and the climate is so mild that shallow rapids, he was struck by a
operations can be continued nearly piling and thrown into the turbu-
through the whole year. ^ Capitalists [eld waters. At this point the river
are finding this a good field for i flows over a slippery bed-rock
investment, and tbe right kind of bottom and M r Shortridge was un
men are sure of success.”
able to regain his footing. W hile
struggling to mount a log and
F O U R W IV E S T H E L IM IT .
reach the bank several large piling
passed completely over him crushing
A m e e r o f A fg h a n is ta n Sets Som e
him down into the water against
G ood E xam ples.
the bed rock bottom. By a heroio
L ondon , March 9.— Mail advices effort he regained the bank but was
received here from Kabul say the quite seriously bruised and injured
Ameer of Afghanistan has divorced internally. He was taken to his
all but four of his wives. The home and under skillful medical
divorced women are allowed to re treatment is recovering from his
marry at their pleasure, and the injuries rapidly.
Ameer has promised a life-long
Another one of those frequently
support to those who do not marry recurring accidents
again. He has also deerfled by j happened this winter in the lumber—
beat of drum, that none of his \ ;ng camps surroundining this city
subjects shall hereafter have more occurred at the piling camp o f
than four wives, and that all in ex-loam pbell & Alexander, on Row
cess of this number must be d ivorc-1 River, about 15 miles out, on Sutur
ed. The Ameer is also suppressing I day afternoon. Edwin
C H a r-
ovildoers with an iron hand. In a hiudger, one of the camp foremen,
recent proclamation he ordered while at work in the woods, by
that any one convicted of taunting some mischance allowed his axe to
another on account of his religion glance from a tree and bury itself
shall be blown from a cannon’ s for an iuck in the bone of bis leg
mouth. This punishment has al- j U8t below the knee, severing the
ready been inflicted. Robbers are maiu artery. He was brought to
placed in cages, which are hung town
prominently in the thorougfares, a s1 Hosmer dressed the wound. Before
a warning to
others. Another i reaching tuwn ho had become much
proclamation of the Ameer, evidently weakened through the loss of blood,
aimed against those who attem pt; but is now getti j g along nicely, an-1
to corner grain, decrees that every- ¡u a few days will be about again,
one possessing grain in excess of
what is absolutely necessary for the I M*“ r " 1alla('e wb,’e « " « aKed 111
support of his family for fo u r; « ork for the l ’acit.c fim ber Co, ~
months shall sell it. I f he fails to' their Coast Fork loggin g camp met
do so his whole supply will be taken with an nccideut Tuesday resulting
¡in a broken right arm, between the
away by force. •
I wrist and elbow.
He was working on a pile of logs
G ood R iia iL for W a sh in g ton
when he lost his footing and fell to
A commendable good roads bill the grouud with the above mention
was passed by tlie Washington leg ed results, Ho was brought to the
islature last week. The bill makes home of his father, C H Wallace, iu
many changes in the present system j this city anti Dr Anderson reduced
of road-building, and is one of the the fracture aud Miner will soon bo
most important measures passed !
good as new agaiu.
♦ his session.
Our Spring Goods
All of the latest
dress fabrics in all
the new weaves"»*
choice patterns ::
Wh i t e
W a s h
Latest Creations for 1903
Gentlemen and Ladies summer rndcrw, nr.
The very latest iu men's hats. Ladies,
Misses an<l Childrens shoes. Men's anil
boys shoes in light anil heavy sotes, viol and
I h > x ealf, and mlneiV shoes : : : : :
Eahin a Bristow
First National BanK Building
Are the new
H a t Styles
a n d
R O O S E V E L T T O T O U R W E S T M E L I»H U M T O B E R E M O V E D
W i l l S tep at P o r t la n d , Salem , O re g o n P o s tm a s te rs Moon to lie
E u g en e and R o s e b u rg .
A p p o in te d .
.. I N ..
Tbe President is arranging the I Surveyor-General Meldrum will
program for his Western tour.
be removed as soon as bis successor
He will spend a day and possibly j is appointed and confirmed. This
, a night in Portland, and will stop ! will be done at tbe extra session of
in Salem and possibly Roseburg, ■ the Senate now in deliberation.
Albany and Eugene.
| Senator Fulton was informed of
In Washington he will visit C h e-; this intention with emphasis by
halis, Olympia. Tacoma. Seattle, the Secretary Hitchcock recently.
i Bremerton navy-yard, North Yaki-
The only reason for Meldrum’g
raa, Spokane and possibly Walla long respite was Senator Mitchell’s
Walla. He will spend five days in inability, through illness, to recom
Oregon and Washington.
mend a successor.
New postmasters will also be ap
Details will be left to each locali
ty to arrange, but he objects to re pointed for Oregon City, Eugene,
ceptions, banquets and set speeches. Ashland and Roseburg.
E le c te il
O ffic e r».
Er. NE. M ais I
8.— The North
I Fnirv w Mining eomporfy held a
; meeti g in this ci v Saturday after-
I noon ad elected officers as follows:
ent; A lf Walker,
1st vice ]
S. J. Drund,’ 2nd
T. Harris, store
r, treasurer; Wm
, F a le r, general manager.
L y o n 's R e w a r d
Is the stock
of these swell
shapes.a n d
shades :: ::
Nothing newer anywhere : You’ll lie cor
rect in style, and economical in purse if
you buy Itero : : : ;
WE A R E SOLE A G E N T S F O R THE
C O R D O N
P a id .
H A T
over to tb
I f the bill becomes a law there ! W ashington , March 9 .- P r e «id e n t
will be no more working out. o f ] . ,
road taxes, aud all road work to cost Uo° 8evelt ‘ odnJ
nominated h ie
iu excess of $150 must be done by Oregon Postmasters: Willi,*.J B
j Curtis, Marshfield; Marion F. Davis,
Most o f the opposition to the bill ■ Union; Benjaman F. Vaughn Hep-
came from the country members, 1 pner; Thos P. Randall, Oregon
while the city representatives fu r-! City, and Andrew
nisbed its chief supporters.
« Pacific Tiilsr Co’s. Slore.