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Xane County Xeaber.
INVESTORS and MOMESEEKERS
will berc find opportunities
nowhere else afforded in Ore
gon. The Leader will give
you the news and facts con
cerning thiSL favored locality
COTTAGE GROVE, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, A P R IL 10, 1903.
Hu will also attend to
making filings and other business
connected with the office.
ELECTION OF CITY
Mrs. Lee Henry of Cottage Grove
and sister, Mrs. Henry Schwering
of Eugene, left Saturday nfternoon
for Woodburn for a visit with their
General interest Picked up parents, Mr. und Mrs. J. R. Brown, j
i Mr. Henry will soon go east for the I
¡summer and Mrs. Henry will reside
Served to our Readers
j for the present with her parents.— j
Fresh and Crisp.
| [Mr. Henry informs us that he has \
| not yet fully decided to go east.—
Convened at Eugene and Nominated Hon.
Binger Hermann on 23rd Ballot.
WARE R E S I G N S
Timber Co., acquired the entire in
terest of Major L. D. Kinney, J N
8hahan and C S Whitcomb in that
townsite. Mi. Alexauder has taken
charge of the property. He stated
that it is their purpose to begin
actual operations there right away.
He has been assured by General
Mauager Kruttschnitt, of the S. P. Was Hotly Contested in Cottage Grove
R. R : Co., that the proposed rail
last Monday and the Indepen
road switch will be laid into the
dents Win the Day.
tract just as soon as the right of
way is secured. Campbell & Alex
ander will establish a large lumber
yard there as soon as practicable,
and they expect to erect about one
hundred residences and cottages on Defeating Dr. B. R. Job by 57 Major
the tract during the present year
ity— J. E. Young. Recorder—
and put them oil the market on the
H. Eakin, Treasurer.
along the switch will be reserved
for manufacturing and industrial
The city election passed off with
enterprises, and they purpose to
furnish reasonable sized sites with out incident Monday, a somewhat
out charge to parties who will build spirited contest resulting over the
and operate factories thereon.
Ar election of mayor and some little
rangements were made today with interest being centered in rival can.
Secretary F. A. McCall, of the Ump didates for councilman in wards one
qua Valley Prune Association, for and two. Dr. Wall, candidate for
grounds, and a site was selected councilman in ward three, had prac
whereon the association proposes to tically no opposition and the same
erect a three-story packing house, may be said of the candidates for
50x100 feet in size.
Similar ar re-election to the R ecorders anil
rangements had previously been Treasurer’ s office, J. E. Young anil
made with C. Gazley for the erec Herbert Eakin, respectively.
tion of a large three story fruit B. R, Job, mayor, was defeated for
A I re-election by Hon. R. AI. Veatch,
packing house by his company.
box factory site has also been re- the independent candidate, aud J.
served for Mr. Andruss and bis j P. Carren was elected councilman
company. These enterprises alone ' n the 1st ward over H. C. Dutton,
assure great activity there during Oliver Veatch defeating J. M. Dur-
the present year.
We understand j ham for councilman in the 2nd
Mr. Alexander will erect a residence | ward.
lor himself upon the tract and bring
The 1st ward voted in Thos. Al
ida family here from Portland to re j Jen’s carpenter shop on Bridge
street, J, P. Taylor, judge, aud J. H.
side.— Re view.
Currin and Thos. Allen, clerks.
The booths in the 2nd ward were
located in the city hull with, A B.
Atkins, judge, and Nat Alartin, Sr ,
aud F. D. Wheeler, clerks.
The 3rd ward voted in the Sher
wood House sample rooms, Robt.
Seven-Year-Old Buy Meets Griffin being election judge, and W.
Homenwny and Join xf. wk—
a Horrible Death by Being | 1 .4,
Crushed Under a Wagon.
Nearly a full vote was cast, tho
canvass showing 279 ballots out of
Little Mike Kelly, the seven- an estimated 300 voting popula
year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. tion. Both tickets were headed by
Kelly, who reside at 755 High street good enterprising citizens and iu
Eugene was killed Friday afternoon the result we are assured an nblo
at 3:30 o’clock by a heavily loaded administration of the city’s affairs.
hay wagon running over his head, The voto iu detail will be found un
crushing bis skull and almost instan- i (.ler ‘ he head of “ city council meet-
tly killing him.
The details of the accident are j
harrowing in the extreme. Little * mother is prostrated with grief at
Mike hail been accustomed to taking \ the accident.
rides on passing wagons anil as q
No blame ia attatched t > tho
hfty wagon driven by Bruno Vitus of \ driver as ho professed to the by-
was passing along I slanders that he did not know that
Eleventh street at the intersection of there was any children about his
High street, he chimbei »si un on the i wagon and did not know that the
side of the load. He lo-t his hold awful accident had happened until
and fell in front of the i ear wheel of alarmed by tho cries of the boy’»
the vehicle, which passed entirely playmates. Mr Kelly is a member
Over the little boy’s head crush of the Booth-Kelly Lumber Co., anil
ing it into an unrecognizable mass. formerly resident at Saginaw where
Some playmates gbve the alarm the family is well known as it is also
and he was taken to his home but a at this place and their many friend»
block away where be ceased breath here unite in extend them sympathy
ing but a few moments later. The in their sad hour of bereavement.
R. M. VEATCH IS MAYOR
All unpaid taxes on Alofiday be-
The rebubliean congressional convention for the
Com missioner-Engene City I came deliD(l u! ,n aud a penalty of 10
Oregon District, comprising the following nam-
per cent, is added. The amount
the tax will also draw interest at ed seventeen counties, Benton, Clackamas, Coos,
on— Wheelmen Collide
the rate of 1 per cent . per mouth I Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake,
ith Serious Result.
until paid. 12 per cent
it. per annum Lane, Lincoln, Lind, Marion, Polk, Tillamook, W ash
is good interest on the investment. ing and Yamhill, with a total o f 173 delegates, con
ce to enclose the scaffold- The sheriff’s office is now enjoying
will hang Lyons a week a respite from the arduous labors vened in Eugene Thursday afternoon at 2 o ’clock.
Never within the history of Oregon politics has such a unique and
which have required the close at
lay is finished.
tention of the clerks for the past sensational political assembly been recorded as the convention just
Clerk Lee left on Tues- month. The last tax receipt is No. closed. From 2:30 p. m. Thursday until midnight, 9 hours without a
lbany to attend the funeral 5600, showing the volume of busi single intermission, did the war of ballots continue, every delegation
ndfather, Mr. Griggs, who ness which has been done in the standing solidly by its particular candidate to the end of the fight. But
day at an advanced age.
while the fight was a hard one there wae little bitterness, the best of
feeling prevailing throughout, and finally concluding at midnight in a
ampton, of Goshen, and
Monday’ s city election passed off regular political love feast.
. Harris, of Eugene, have very quietly save for a lively scrim
Dr. T. W. Harris, chairman of the Congressional Committee, called the
led to serve as grand jurors mage
in first ward where T. B. An , convention to order at about 2:40 p. m. and paid a glowing tribute to
nd. The jury meets April derson and M. Svarvered were pitted Hon. Thos. H, Tongue, our late Congressman. L. T. Harris of Lane
against each other for councilman, : nominated Geo. C. Brownell for temporary chairman, in an eloquent
tes to the Congressional Mr. Anderson the regular nominee speech, and Eddy of Tillamook nominated 8. P, Huston of Washington.
The Marion county sprang a sensation by declaring Brownell ineligible. Sen
Jon and friends of the vari- winning out in the contest.
idutes have control of the total vote in the four wards was 438 ator Marsters of Douglas became eloquent ii behalf of Brownell and
is writing, and are taxing for Mayor Chrisms n, 439 for Record called Marion down hard and the chair ruled Mr. Brownell an eligible
er Dorris and 438 for Treasurer candidate.
The councilman elected
The ballot for temporary chairman resulted, Brownell 93, Huston
unty Court, April 2, ap- were: First ward, T. B. Anderson; 80, total 173. Browuell took the chair amid t great demonstration and
¡the following road supervi- second ward, L. O. Beckwith; third made a brilliant speech, counseling harmony and fairness. His vote was
A Nanscom of Wendling ' ward, G. W. Griffin; fourth ward, thought to be the Hermanu strength which would develop on the second
of M. B. Wood, resigned; F. M. Wilkins and J. D. Matlock, or third bollot, but which failed to be realized. H B Cooper of Polk was
. Pirtle for Mable in place:tied.
appointed temporary secrctaiy <md W. S. Tomlinson, of Benton, assistant.
* * *
C. B. Wynn was appointed chairman of credential committed and the
C O U N T Y ’ teu,Porary or£auizati° n "a s made permanent. Ringing resolutions were
y J. H. Lamson and W. M. REPUBLICAN
j adopted and then nominations for Congressman were made; McKay, of
collided with bicycles at a
r n N l/ fft m O N
Marion, nominated Claude Gatcb, of Salem; Gas Newberry, of Jacitson,
;rner at Olive and Sixth
V U N V C n I JvH
nominated W. I. Vawter, of Medford; Brownell, of Clackamas, in a bril
Lamson sustained a dislo-
liant speech nominated Hon. Binger Hermann, of Roseburg; Judge Hew
ulder and Sherman was se
Great enthusiasm was
cured. Both bicycles were Wet at Eugene Last Saturday itt, of Linn, nominated Percy Kelly of Linn.
manifested during the nominating gpeeches-
and E le c te d D e le g a te s t o .
The first ballot resulted: Hermann 79; Gatoh 42; Vawter 12; Kelly 39;
e is io serve as another
tO C o n g r e s s io n a l C on v en tion necessary to choice 87; on the 10th ballot Hermann reached 82; Gatch
place for a convention, this
1 15; then on the 12th ballot old Lane deserted Mr. Hermann and voted
(invention of the baseball
The republican county convention j 8oli<lll' I™ L. T. Harris, Lane’s favorite son, who however could not get
of the Willamette Valley , , ,
above 29 votes. Mr. Hermann's star soon went glimmering and after
J went . down
? , that
vhich will shortly be organ held at Eugene
— for the L several ballots his r ote
It was -i
ise original announcement purpose of electing 19 delegates to Hermann was out of the fight and Gatch of Alarion ran up to 60. Just
11 for a meeting at ltose- the congressional convention which before midnight Lane cast a complimentary vote for Kelly, Clackamas
April 18tb, The new date
convened in Eugene Thursday April I voted for Brownell, Tillamook for Eddy. The hour growing late with more
9, proved a rather spirited gathering lOmpliea'ioas, old Lane, just as thi Hermann men were giving it up, fell back
! in line for Hon. Binger Hermann, Clackamas followed and Eddy of Tilla-
O. school of music is re-
of republican representatives from j mook, withdrew in favor of Hermann. Then pandemonium reigned su-
the generosity of Senator
various parts of the county, the con j preme until on the 23 ballot Mr. Hermann was elected and Marion coun-
loth, through whose liberali
test arising between the Hermann
se partment of the university and auti-Hermann men. Even before i ty moved to make it unanimous which motion prevailed,. Mr. Hermann
! was introduced and received amid storms of applause. His speech was
I able to equip its music
p. m. i eloquent
,___ . „ and - timely
The defeated candidates each came forward and
Jl) four new pianos, which a carefully
prepared anti-Hermann i . 1
vigorc ous support to Air. Hermann, seating that after a
the exhausting drain upon printed ticket was circulated among , f
long, hard fight they had been defeated fairly and had no grievances.
Wees of the music school in
the delegates, which of course soon j
Then came the love feast and the adjournment of the most remarkable
of piano rental.
brought into evidence a supposedly I Qd seDsntional oliticill CODveutl0u eTer helJ ia the Btttte.
¡hat Alias Marie Ware has straight Hermann ticket. As Soon as
as U. S. Commissioner at the convention was called to order
Judge J. J. Walton, who 1 thes" Diluted tickets brought forth severely arraign the Hon. Binger , resolution, wh’.Cu was adopted with-
ago appointed a U. S. considerable bluster, 8. M. Yoran, Hermaun, hence, his plea for fairness (out dimension. It reads:
loner but devoted none of \ being the first to take up the matter ! and pure politics, somewhat remind- j -ResolveJ, that this convention
to this office, will take j and while advocating fair play in ed us of the distinguished ;uib »ldual instruct the chairman of the county
ities of the office, adhiinis- the section of delegates and treat- w U q advocated peace even at the central committee to prepare official
and take testimony in final.jment of congressional candidates extr&me of fighting for it. After the ballots for nny delegates to be elect
’ homestead aud timb
■ be could not resist the temptation to two tickets were discussed both pro ed at the next county convention,
and con, by Senator Kuykendall, Mr placing thereon all names of candi
Jennings, Judge Woodcock and dates for delegates which may be
others, the convention proceeded to banded to him before 10 p. m. of the
organize by electing 8. AI. Yoran, night before the date of convention,
temporary chairman and Darwin each to be reeomended by at least
Bristow temporary secretary.
two republican voters. All names
The chair then appointed E. O. shall be printed in alphabetical order
Potter, O. W . Hurd and R. Mc- and blank spaces shall be left for
Mflrpby as committee on credentials, names to be nominated by the con
V E JUST ARRIVED
after which the convention adjourn vention.
ed until 3:30 p. m. to give the
Resolved, that we recommend that
credentials committee time to re the next county convention use this
form of ticket and that they do not
All o f the latest
On re convening -a motion was permit the use of any other printed
dress fabrics in all
made to make the temporary organ ticket."
the new weaves »«<»
choice patterns ::
declined to serve as chairman and
In spite of the short notice given
W. Kuykendall was nominated and 157 of the 182 delegates were rep-
elected. Darwin Bristow was made re <ented in person with exception of
I permanent secretary and W. G. a few proxies. There was only one
I Gilstrap assistant. Twelve tellers proxy from Cottage Grove, the dele-
w>re appointed to take up and count I gates being as fo l lo w s :!
the ballots and the convention was j East Cottage Grove— J. I. Jones,
ready to vote on delegates. Many \ H. Vandenburg, C. J. Howard, H.
W a s h
nominations were made but when it Yancy, Frank Wheeler, Wm Landess
l came to a vote the printed tickets C. H. Burkholder, Elmer Doolittle,
were voted generally for convenience ; John Barker.
notwithstanding their denunciati-m, I West Cottage ft rove— D. Bristow. I
and the Hermann ticket won o u t1 W. C. Conner, J. E.
G W McFarland,(>. \V. McRevnolds,
nearly two to one.
J. L. Hunt, F. B. Phillips, N W.
The connt of ballots resulted in White by Darwin Bristow, proxy.
S HOCK I NG ACCIDENT
A T EUGENE
Our Spring' Goods
C O MF O R T
Latest C reations fo r 1903
election of the following delegates:
R. A. Booth, W. Ktiyketnlull, L. T.
Harris, J. M. Hotelier. I N Ed
wards, 8 . W. Harris, i: O. Potter.
Eakin rù Bristow
First National BanK Building
LARGE NEW LAND COMPANY
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go in the otvne rehip of the Kin-
iddition to Boi eburg took place
Before the i
ention closed W ! T e e l erday w
Messrs, tam p
i Kuykendall offered the following i bell and Alexander. of the Pacific
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