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About Lane County leader. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Or.) 1903-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 3, 1903)
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Xarte Counts Xeaber.
jt lumbering companies,
[gatew ay to the rich Bo-
oht mines, and the
utte cinnabar mines
INVESTORS and HOMESEEKERS
will here find opportunities
nowhere else afforded in Ore
gon. The Leader will give
you the news and facts con
cerning this favored locality
COTTAGE GROVE, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, A P R IL 3, 1903,
pears, prunes, alfalfa and wheat vie
with each other iu setting off a land
peaks. Ftinuers say tbat the sea
son promises one of the best in
their history aud tbat tbe acreage
under cultivation is larger than ever
bi fore, with very appreciable in-1
Most Favorably Impressed With crease in the number of bearing
fruit trees. The railroad company
Bohemia, and our Western
is everywhere improving its facili
ties, warehouses, sidetracks and
roadbed with a view of takiDg care
of the corniDg business.
of hooraeseekers from the east are
visiting all through these valleys and
Towns Growing— Fine Grain and Fruit many of them are purchasing farms,
locating claims or going into mer
» P ro sp e c ts — Mills and Log
cantile business or manufactures.
Pai'iflc Company has iu contem
plation the construction and equip- j
m u' of a double track between
Portland and Sau Finn •■woo,
BAKER CITY •
Soon be the Clarion Cry
the Assembling Hosts
at Cottage Grove.
A dicieion of the Supreme court!
in New York State recently held
that Christian Scientists can u se;
prayer instead of medicine for the | H. W. Corbett. Ex-Senator, Banker,
sick if by mutual consent. The case
Philanthropist and Pioneer
resulted from tbe death of a child of
Died in Portland.
a prominent Christian Scientist and
his failure to procure medical aid
was pronounced “ no crime.”
END CAME SUDDENLY
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Shannon were
buried in the same grave at Beverly
Mo., recently. Their deaths were Has Been Closely Identified with Ore
only a few hours apart. One was
gon's Progress and Advance
79, and tbe other 78, and they had
ment Fifty Years.
ging Camps Busy.
T o w n s GROWING.
Such a married life and such a burial
“ The towns and cities through
In the last issue of the Lane
The superintendent of the O. & is the ideal of every happily marri
Henry W. Corbett, the well-known
“ Not before iu a decade bus all the Willamette and Rogue River
; iflhegon presented such clean and valleys have made remarkable pro County L e a d e r appeared quite an S. E. R. R. is also starting to drive ed couple, but one that is seldom Portland pioneer, banker and busi
prosperous conditions as are appar gress duriDg the past year. Eugene, extended interview with G. B. Hen- a tunnel through the saddle of tbe attained.
ness man, died at Portland Tuesday
: gen, principal owner and promoter mountain range, about 1200 feet in
ent everywhere throughout the Albany,
A side rod on the engine of north morniDg, March 31, 1903, of heart
Salem, Cottage Grove,
atatg today,” said W. C. Cowgill, Roseburg, Grants Pass, Ashland and
bound passenger, No 12, broke two failure. He attended to business
«ity editor of the Baker City Dem other towns, are on the rapid move road, building from Cottage Grove ores into the Champion basin. The miles south of Riddle, at 9:15 Fri affairs up to within 24 hours of his
ocrat, who visited Cottage Grove of progress and development. Hand to the Bohemia mining camp, and object of tunneling is to center all day wrecking the train. The engine, death. Public obsequies were held
iM t week, mention of whom we some station houses, artistic school the promoter of the Oregon Securi- the ores into tbe Champion basin. mail, baggage and smoking cars today at the First Presbyterian
addition, it is intended to build tipped over against the bank. Mail | church in Portland. The casket
m a d e in the last issue of the L e a d e r . buildings, city halls, commodious | ties Company, which controls some
On Iris return to Portland Editor and modern business blocks, splen of the principal properties of the al once a new mill building in the
the was op«n to the view of the public
On his departure from basin and take the machinery from Clerk Brown was injured in
Cowgill had this to say of the Bo did hotels,
from 1 until 2:30 o’ clock. The fu
clean streets, many
hemia mines and our country gen miles of macadam roads are found this city Mr. Heugon went to Port Helena and Musick mines and put
neral ceremonies then began. Dr.
land where he was accompanied by them all under one roof with new Roseburg went to the scene of tbe
erally, to a Telegram reporter:
Edgar P. Hill, pastor of the First
wreck, and cleared the track.
I THE BOHEMIA DISTRICT.
Presbyterian churcli, of which Mr.
the road, to see about getting some a 30-stamp mill in operation under
ember since 1667,
‘‘I have just returued from the
Railroad ties are darwing heavily Corbett was a member
“ New buildings are contracted for j more rolling stock for the road iu one roof. Furthermore, to have 12
officiated at the ceremonies. Inter-
The Bohemia in Eugene, Grants Pass, W’ oodburn, the way o f passenger coaches, to concentrating tables with a capacity
mines are booming.
New machin Roseburg, Cottage Grove and Med accommodate the growing travel on of 100 tons per day. On the prop on the timber reserves of the North- meDt in u iverview cemetery, where
west. The Great Northern is ex- repose other members of Mr. Cor-
ery is going iu and the mines are ford. The southern portion of the the new road to the mines.
erties there are about 18,000 feet of
perimenting with a three-cornered | bett’s family. Services at the grave
developing ledges of valuable ore. state is vying with the eastern por
Superintendent Pearsons says it tunnels at the present time.
G. B. Hengeu, of New York, who tion of the state along these lines ; is fully assured that the line will be is going to be a great influx of peo- tie. It costs more to cut, still i t i8
_, were private.
was born in Massa-
last lear built 15 miles of railroad and proposes to gain the same completed tbis year to tbe teimi- | pie this summer, besides the regu
said that its resisting power greatly !
X u a r y 8, 1827. He be-
fr o jfco tta g e Grove headed towards prominence and prosperity now en ual at Warehouse. Travel is good lar force of men working in the
exceeds that of the usual flat ^,e' gan his mercantile career at the ago
tbe [Bohemia mines, came down joyed by our section of the state. and Bohemia camp’s population mines.
If a success that will be something j of thiateen, amt iu 1850, when but
with nu on the train on his way I can say for Eastern Oregon that is* enormously increased already
Mr. Pearsons gave out that the
new under the sun, and, like most 23, his New York employers furn-
back i o New York, and during our we bid our friends in the south through the influx of miners—-some
construction crew of the O. & S. E,
eon vernation stated that ho iuteuil- and west ‘Godspeed.’ ”
with money of their own to invest— would have a big steam shovel with other discoveries, a verv simple one. ished him with capital necessary to
; ship a general line of merchandise
ed to “complete the line this sum
from Cripple Creek.
Many more in a shoit time, and the road would
K oseb u rg L and “ Itu sli”
' around Cape Horn to Portland, then
mer and put it iu full operation for T ic k e t C o lle cto rs on th e T rain s. are coming from that and other old be ballasted up. There are several
a village of 400 or 500, and live
the 35 milps east of Cottage Grove.
water falls along the road, capable
R orebuuo , Or., March 27.— The small stores. Within 14 moDths he
This will give direct rail connection
The conductors on the Southern
President Hengen said that, from of furnishing a vast amount of
land rush crowd wns orderly all night had disposed of the goods at a net
to a very large mining and timber Pacific railway have received orders the activity going on at tbe present power when harnessed up.
region^ and it will keep the road that on April 15th a new system will time, Bohemia would be one of the road has a grade of about 20 feet iu Those expected from the South did profit of $20,000. He begau a gen-
buay hauling machinery, saw logs be iuauguarated on the pussenger . liveliest places in the state thisveAv. a mile, and can easily haul up to not arrive, but many Roseburgers , eral merchandise business again
eutered the line at 7 o'clock. Just abotrt a year afterwards, continuing
trains o. .Alines owned by the Har- j
H .D g A n
g « v o o u t t h a t the Warehouse as many empty cars as
L TUB OTDEK MIXES, •
Champion mine is anil has been in one engine can bring down to Cot before the door opeu.l a fellow tried I till 1860, when he sold out and
to enter the door, and nn officer changed to the hardware branch of
To begin with the conductors are full operation day and night, and tage Grove loaded.
'B lu e River mining district, out of
pulled him out and took him to the trade. Was contractor for carrying
The lumbering possibilities are
Eugene, and the mining district relieved from all ticket collecting, working on a good grade of ore.
rear end of the line. When the mails between Sacramento and Port-
•bout Grunts Pass, Medford, Gold a man for that especial purpose to T here is an abundance of fuel in good between Cottage Grove and
doors opened all passed through in land from 1866 to 1870, when on
Hill and Ashlund are all equally
an orderly manner and signed their i his election to the United States
logging camps have already been
prosperous, uud the mining com
their registered j senate he relinquished the contract,
established and many more will fol
mand people generally expect of everybody on bis train and will j lately given out, he said.
Mr. Mathews, superintendent of low, to which, when not located on numbers, anil after the papers were With the late Henry Failing pur-
^ ^ ^ ^ » n t i a l boom and increase of
compared all were recalled by their I chased a controlling interest iu tho
It is believed that tbe of tbe train. He will have absolute the Champion mine, is rnakiug ar tbe main railroad, spurs will be
numbers and their tilings accepted. ■ First National bank of Portland in
ore bell of Souther» Oregon is a
of the Easterners, among 1869. He wns a large owner of rent
I the purchase of a complete electri Taking the mining and
continD.i tion of rjch zones originat
them a few ladies failed iu their estate in Portland auil built a nun-
ing on Snake river iu Northeastern rise in the salaries of the conductors. cal power and lighting plant for the resources together in tbis part of
efforts to secure claims.
her of substantial business blocks.
Oregon anil as depth is obtained in They will when this new system is mines for his company. This plant Lane county anil you have a combi
Responded liberally to every sub-
the mine- the values in copper, gold
i $50,000. Owing to the economy of interests, which as they are more issued official notice that township feription for public interest or ehar-
and silver increases.
Hereafter, under this new order the system, it is impossible to get fully developed from time to time 31, in ranges 9 and 10 would be 'ty, and gave $35,000 toward the
the “ spotters“ will have to “spot" along without electrical power. The grow in importance and will bring thrown open for entrv Friday, erection of the Presbyterian church.
“ Frluu one end of the Willamette; the ticket collector instead of the , plaut will have 500 horsepower and about on every hand scenes of busi March 27. This land co n - ts largely His benefactions, public aud private,
•nil Rogue Valleys to the other is a conductor.
; will he modern iu every particular. ness activity and general progresi- of timber aud lies west of West |were many.
co n tin u o u s g a n li ii spot iukTspi rse.l
The reason for the adoption of There is more going on iu Bohemia
Fork, in the extreme southern por- j
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with mountains and trout streams this new system is on account of the than in all the history of the camp never before experienced or wit tion of Douglas countv. There was ( Superietoudent-elect James, of the
The a rush ns great as the one ex- j state prison, Saturday appointed G.
^ ^ ^ ^ H n tu re has lnvished her beat frequency ol wrecks the last few before, and this year will be a big nesseil in Western Oregon.
pr the profit of man. Plowing years. The conductor will now | one in tbis district now tbat the season promises to be unusually perienceil last April when a pane of F Joh
of I!tlker City, deputy
|nder way, winter wheat is up have more time to look after all railroad is nearing completion.
glass wns smashed out of one of the | 1
active and prosperous.
land office windows by the jam of |
Mr- Johnson will succeed
Is have been trimmed, tbe j departments of tbe train and will be
impatient people anxious to file on ' U- A. McPherson, who has been ad-
ye in bud, some in blossom ;l on tbe lookout more sharply for any
apples, apricots, grapes, I probable cause for a wreck.
the most desireable locations.— Ed. | | vanced to the first wardenship. *
. OFFICIALS BDYROLLING STOCK
BIG D O N K E Y ENGINE N E WS SUMMARIZED
Our Spring Goods
AR R I V E D
All of the latest
dress fabrics in all
the new weaves •,ni1
choice patterns ::
W a s h
Latest C reations fo r 1903
Gentlemen and Ladies summer i nderwear.
The very latest in men’s hats. Ladies,
Misses and Childrens shoes. Men’s anil
boys shoes In light and heavy solei, vlci and
box calf, and miners’ shoes
First National Bank Building
Long & Bingham Makes a New A Complete Resume of the
Purchase to Increase
Days Doings Caught
From the Wires
COST THREE THOUSAND AND
A fine new forty horse power
N. K. Fiyibank, the millionaire
| logging engine was received by meat-packer and soap manufacturer
I / lir w l n $ I M n / in
llr id n t f
Loug A Bingham, the enterprising died at Chicago Friday.
The new cable recently laid from
lumber manufactures of this city,
Monday, which will double the San Francisco to Honolulu is to be
extended to the Midway islands.
| capacity of their logging camp on
Astoria is all right. The city is
j Mosby Creek.
For some time
raising g fund of $5000 to be expend
they have been pursuing logging ed on an exhibit at the Lewis and
operations on the Limebuagh place Clark fair.
with a single logging or donkey
J T. Martin, committed to the
i engine, but having cut about all the asylum from Lane County, Feb I t,
i timber on this place they have 1903 was discharged, March 23,
! transferred these operations princi- 1903. as cured.
i pally to tbe Kile place where the The town of Lyons, Linn county,
I new engine was taken and installed was almost, wiped out by fire late
The hotel. store and
' for business Tuesday. These en last week.
gines are mounted on huge runners
sledges, so tbat they may be drawn
Portland's venerably mayor, Hon
or about from place to place and put
; in possition for work by teams Geo. H. Williams celebrated his 80th
or oxen. Tbis new equipment has birthday anniversary last Thursday.
I cost this enerjetic local firm about Oregon's “ grand old man” was
$3000, but was money well and justly honored on tbe occasion.
judiciously expended. Along with
Low fares have brought fourteen
tbeir rapidly increasing business
will come many other valuable thousand people into California in
improvements from time to time tbe last seven weeks. And the
and tbis company which started in Northwest is getting a share of the
a small way only about a year ago annual westward movement of the
will soon develops no doubt, into people.
one of the largest timber and lum
There is a rumor in railroad circles
bering institutions in the county.
[to the effect that tbe Southern
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