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About Lane County leader. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Or.) 1903-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 17, 1903)
Xane County Xeaòer.
OTTAGE GROVE. OREGON.
jhtr headquarters for three
Teat lumoeriiiu companies,
nly «ateway to the rich Bo-
eiuhi Kohl mines, aiul the
lack Butte cinnabar mines
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main a short time. We are inform
ed Rev. Beck and family will leave
for New York, soon w here Mr. Beck
will take a course for one year at a
theological semiuary, after which he
will returu to Oregon.
A baseball league was organized
at this place Tuesday with Geo. M.
Turner, of Albany, president; Irwin
D. Gibson, Roseburg, secretary aud
A. Hampton, Eugene, treasurer. It
eamery Co. File Articles of will be known ns the Willamette
l alley Baseball League.
Incorporation— M arriage
teams lioseburg, Albany, and Eu-
geue uowr constitute the league, but
License in Demand
others may enter with a two thirds
consent of the League. The League
EMOCRATIC CAMPAIGN season is to open May 2,
The long distance telephone is
gradually exteudiDg to all parts of
adquarters for the First Congres Lane county. Only recently the
McKenzie line was extended from
sional District Located at Eu
"Walterville to Leaburg, and the
gene-O ther News
upper Willamette line has been ex
tended from Jasper to Unity, a dis
There are 300,000 womeu iu tance of nine milee, the work having
ict go that have the right to vote: been finished Saturday. A farmers’
<1 only 1,073 registered this yenr. line is now being built from Eu
gene to Hensill’ s fruit farm, five or
Mohair is at a pretty good figure six miles below town on the river-
w. Monday Lee Hoselton bought road.
er 500 pounds at 30 cents per
County Clerk E. U. Lee’s bargain
counter of marriage licenses will
The pastors of the various church close down May 25, after which date
have been selected as a reception the price of this indispeusible bit of
inmittee to meet the celebrated paper to those who intend to com
-sionary Miss Stone at the Smeede mit matrimony will be $3.
tel on her arrival iu the city next was drawn up incorporating this
ek. She is accompanied by her with other changes iu the fees, aud
was passed by the recent legisla
ture, to become-a law 90 days after
Dr. L. W. Brown, has announced
it« enactment. So from May 25,
ie engagement of his daughter. |
the day the act becomes a law,
tbe! 1 Brown, to Mr. Richard H.
there will be a uniform change of
arborn, professor of electrical
$3 ell over Oregon instead of $2.
jineering of the University of
fegun. The wedding will occur iu | “The Oregon Company’’ filed
articles of incorporation with County
• near future.
Clerk E. U. Lee Saturday. The in
1 Marriage licenses have been issued corporators are Otto Olston, the
ring the last few days to Bert well known mining promoter, E. J.
mou and Eva M. Lewis; J. D. j Frasier, the real estate man, and
chardson and Daisy Neff; Edgar | Phillip Starr. The capital stock is
ibble and Tempv Walker; Wm. T. I §1,500,000, diyided into tfcay many
tuimitt and May Taylor; H. C. I shares of $1 each. The principal
uuey anil Blanche Battee.
office and place of business is Eu
ts all up with Binger Heiuiaunl, gene. The object of the company as
'nnsns Hale, cnme iu from Long gi on in the articles of incorporation
[ the other day and says the are to engage in a general mining
Itiraent of hiscommunity is “ agin business, to construct railroads, etc.
Did Mr. Hale fail in getting I Eugene has been selected ns hind
Promise of an appropriation for quarters for the Democratic cam
improvement of the Long Tom? paign, Chairman Sam White will
! Muse Getz, formerly of Saginaw, , proceed to this town within ten days
r.sLrought before Justice "Winter and here nbide until the returns
'll r Saturday on a charge of assault | come iu next June. Richard W.
id battery preferred by MrsCruzan Montague, of Portland is recretarv
s landlady, found guilty and of the campaign, but «'ill not act iu
i tenctd to three months in the person, ns he remains in Poithind.
unty jail and to pay a fine of lot). Chairman While has appointed .John
E. Latbrop as assistant secretary
The Lorane Creamery Company and press agent for the campaign,
id articles of incorporation with and Latbrop will accompany White.
¡e county clerk Monday. Tin The reasons for selecting Eugene
orporators are P. F. Davis, J. as headquarters are that it is about
lkinsou and M. B. S.oiie, a: d tiie the largest aud most metropolitan
pital stock is §2tMJ0, divided into city iu the district, with all. the con
) shares of the par value of #10 veniences and accomodations neces
sary during a political fight; it is
JRev L. D. Beck of Cottage Grove well located geographically, and the
in spent a few days in Eugene last leaders can keep iu touch with
:» k has gone to Sodaville to re the workers in all directions.
Our Spring Goods
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.Ml o f thf latest
dress fabrics inali
the new weaves amt
choice patterns ::
W a s h
2 f t
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Latest Creations for 1903 2ft
2 f t
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G entlem en nnd Ladies «lirnmer i nderw ear.
T he very latest in njen’ s hats. Laifies
Misses and Childrens -hoes. M en ’ s and
h o y . shi es in light and heavy soles, vici and
b o x calf, nnd m iners' shoes : : : : :
EaKin & Bristow
First National EanK Building
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COTTAGE GROVE, LANK COUNTY, OREGON, A P R IL 17, HKJ.Î.
equipment arrived at this place and
was taken out to a fine gravel bank
on the Bake Stewart place, about
eleveu miles east of towu, where it
was put to work this week aud has
been keeping the gravel train busy
with a large force, ballasting up the
entire road bed
This work was
greatly- facilitated this week by the
company securing a large steam
plow which removes the gravel
Resumed on 0. & S. E. Rail from the flat cars very speedily, the
breaks being set on the loaded cars
road To be Extended to
when the engine is attached to the
plow by a long cable and the plow
Bohemia this Season
is dragged along on the cars the
whole length of the train removing
the dirt an 1 gravel aud depositing
STEAM SHOVEL AT WORK it on either side of the track.
We are informed by Mr. Pierson,
New Cars Arrive— Side Tracks Being the compuuy's general manager at
this place, that the fiat cars to be
Laid— Entire Line t o b e
used in construction work are all
at hand now poth the plows, scrap
Ballasted at Once
ers and other necessary tools anil a
force of about 50 men are already-
On last Monday morning an ani employed iu actual construction
mated scene was witnessed iu and work, while the crew vyll be in
about the depot of the Oregon A creased to from 100 to 125, just as
Southeastern Railroad at this place. 300 U as additional men cau be se
A scene which dispelled all doubts cured.
as to the early exteusiou of this
Four car loads of steel rails,
road, commonly known ns the Bo spikes and fish plates were received
Sunday and three more car loads
About a year ago actual opera hare been received since that time
tions were begun on this road and making a total of seven car loads of
construction work was pushed vig material of this kiud which has al
orously up to the time tbp heavy ready beeu seat out to the front.
fall rains set iu and during which ■ While construction work is iu
time the first 12 or 11 miles of the | progress a force of men are at work
road, with two large bridges, was iu the company’s yards in this city-
Work was then sus laying side-tracks and lowering aud
pended until the opeuing of spring improving the large three story de
aud of course there was not a few pot building and warehouse which
doubting Thomases who avered that was recently purchased by the com
operations on the road were prnc-1 pany of Long A Sou and which was
tically completed, as the main tim formerly used as a fiour mill. Thos.
ber belt east of Cottage Grove had Allen, a local coutrnetor, has the
been reached, which was the object latter contract aud has the work
ive point of the company back of well in hand.
However, that the
Two locomotives are now in use
great Bohemia mines are now the on the road and more will be added
objective point of the road there is os the business of the road increas
none who will gainsay, but in no es. One of the big mills of the
sense of the word is Bohemia likely Booth-Kellv Co., at Sagiuaw will
to long remain the eastern terminus soon be moved to a great body of
of t h e r o a d , for t h e r e is every p ro b -1 U m b e r ou Mosby Creek east of this
ability that, it will be extended out city to whion a spur ot the O. A S.
eastward through the productive E. railroad will he extended begining
and resourceful .Southern Central at the Mosby Creek bridge and
Oregon couutry and connected with which has already been completed
some transcontinental railroad iu some distance. This with the other
Idaho or further eastward.
small mills in the same vicinity will
The activity of last Monday morn considerably increase the business
ing, to which we referred above,; of the road.
was the assembling of the construc
This renewed activity in railroad
tion force at the O. A S. E. railroad construction work here menus re
depot preparatory to moving out to newed activity iu the Bohemia
the frout where active work on the mines the mills uud logging camps
extension of the road Eastward to along tin- route, and an unusual
Bohemia was resumed on that day. lively season in all of South Lai-.e
Late last week the big stfam shovel ’ eouutv.
present were: R. M. Veatch, Mayor;
J. P. Currin, S. R. Piper, J. I. Jones,
Geo. Wall, C. H . Vamtenberg and
j Oliver Veatch. couucilmen.
Motion of J. I. Jones to incrcaa
saloon licenses from §400 to §800 »
year was lost for want of a second.
The saloon licenses was fixed at tho
rate of §400 per year for the first
six months, when the matter will
come up again for final action.
Meetings of the City C o u n c il- The bonds of the snloou men which
were presented at the former meet
ing were approved.
New Officers Sworn in -
The bonds of the Recorder and
Bills A l l o w e d
Marshal were read and approved.
The petion for opeuing an alley,
at Bridge St. between
M A R S H A L APPOINTED commencing
W. S. Bennett’s aud N. Martin’s
! property and intersecting Main St
In the Person ol H. E. Underwood— between Lurch’ s aud Martin A
: Gowdy’s furniture store, lost.
Action on Saloon Bonds De
The Mayor announced the follow
ing committees :
ferred-O ther Matters
Street— C. H. Vandenberg, J. I.
Jones, S. R. Piper.
A special meeting of the city
Water and Light— J. P. CurriD,
council convened in the city hall Oliver Veatch, S. R. Piper.
Friday evening, Mayor Job presid
Finance— Oliver Veatch, J. P.
ing. Mayor elect, R. M. Veatch aud Currin, Geo Wall.
counoilmeu-elect, O. Q. Veatch, J. P.
Health Officer,— Geo Wall.
Currin aud Dr. Geo. Wall were in
On motion the council voted to
ducted into office, Recorder J. E. appropriate enough fuuds out o f
Young administering the oath. LTp- the treasury to purchase
on taking the chair "Mayor Veatch j certificates and a bell tor the hose
addressed the council briefly and i cart.
Ou motion the bid of L. F. Wooley
First, that the alleys aud streots of for §362.75 was accepted by the
the city be cleaned up; second, that council for the erection of a reservoir
.Saloon licenses be increased from building east of town, this hid more
§400 to §800 per annimi; third that thoroughly coveriug the require
the city be provided with a sewer ments than any of the other bids.
age system so far as practical, at
The petition for a side walk ou
least a system covering the uiaiu the north side- of bridge street was
Petition for a sidewalk, on the
The hill of Philip Hold for 50 cts.
south side of Perkins avenue from ; was read and ordered paid.
Geo Loa’s residence to the liver,
Voted that water be furnished
read aud referred to street commit free by the city for public school
tee. Reports of the recorder and purposes— for watering the shrub
treasurer were read and referred to bery, etc.
the finance committee, with instruc i After which the council ndjourn-
tions that the reports bo prepared i ed.
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aud published iu each of the city
papers. The water committee was
P e r tin e n t P a ra graphs.
instructed to have the hydrant rais
ed aud the cut-off at the depot un
A man is rather small potatoes at
his own wedding nnd sometimes for-
The saloon bonds
Crowley, Barker A Permau, B.
If you meet a young man who
O.N'iel A Co., L. R. Minurd, Blue A
Jones aud X . J. Cummins A Co., I thinks girls are little short of angels
were read and on motion notion was j you may know he has uo sisters.
deferred uutil Monday night.
j In the heroic times of chivalry
The following hills were read aud men drew their swords for the sake
referred to finance committee: Elbert I of women; iu these modern prosaic
Veatch cleaning out dam at reservoir , ones they draw their checks.
§1.00. First Natiouul Bank, interest
A Roseburg girl was arrested for
on bonds §88.86. Ou motion re
holding her skirts up out of the
corder was instructed to draw war
mud. And yet the officers should
rant for §1.50 for each of the city
have known that the gaping by
election judges and clerks.
standers, being Missourians, desired
H. E. Underwood being the only
to be shown.
applicant for the position of city
It is said that a Eugene girl re.
marshal, he was duly appointed to
this office by the council for a term cently sold a trunUfull of old love
of one year, on a salary of §50, $1 letters to a rag niuu for sixty odd
fee for each arrest aud conviction cents. He boiled them down aud
and one-half o f fee derived from tax sold the product as genuine strained
ou animals placed iu the city pound. honey and realized a jiaudsome profit
MONDAY KVKNINu’ s MKKTIMO.
I from his — investment.
The council met in adjourned
Now Isa good time to Bulyro'rfbe for
session Monday evening. Officers I the L eadkk .
A. E. R E A M E S NOMINATED
To Make the Race for Congress on the Demo=
cratic Ticket in the First District.
INVESTORS and HOMESEEKERS
will here And opportunities
nowhere else afforded in Ore
gon. The header will give
you the news .»ad facts con-
cerniiiK this favored locality
convention met at Albany Saturday
! morning and w as convened by Chan -
: man Sam White ut nine o'clock,
j Everything went off quietly for the
: Democrats and thev had a harmoni
ous convention. Attorney A. E.
Rearnes, Jackson, was nominated on
! the first ballot, receiving 67 votes
| out of 101. The selection was made
Sam White opened the conven
tion with an enthusiastic speech, pre
dicting victory in this district for
the nominee of the convention. He
urged harmony, and made a few
remarks on land office affairs and
The convention selected James K.
Weatherford for chairman of the
convention. Cuus. I . Galloway, of
Yamhill, was made secretary.
The chair appointed the various
CITY M IS’ 1 -
Harding ; Linn, C. H. Stewart.
A. E. REAMS.
The nomination of A. E. Rearnes
met with a rousiug receptiou of ap
proval. Every man was a Rearnes’
man at the end of the cheering. The
motiou to make his nomination
unanimous was made by Jeffery of
Salem, the next best man iu the list
of eligibles. Jeffery then paid a
glowiug tribute to the »on of the
south who had lieen selected to bear
the Democratic banner to victory.
Rearnes is a young man, district
attorney for the fourth judicial dis
trict, residing at Jacksonville, Jack-
son county. He is quite well known
in the southern part of the state and
fairly known over the entire district
as a loyal Democrat, full of tire and
abje to make a good campaign.
He was a law student and gradu
ate "from Washington anil Lee Law
School at Lexington,
Reams will stump the entire district
The campaign will be handled by as soon as appointments cau be
the state chairman in connection made.
with a member of a congressional
The campaign will be conducted |
committee formed by a member
from each county. The following ou the hues laid down in the short
committee was selected:
Benton, B. F. Irving; Clackama- carries very few planks but has doc
C. E. White; Coos, A. J. Sherwood: trinal democratic principles nnd
Curry, C, S. Masters; Douglas, W. strongly attacks the trusts in gener
S. Hamilton; Jackson, V. A. Whit al.
man; Josephine, W. J. Wrimer.
Klamath. J. D. Moore; Lane. J. D.
L. M. Travis of Lane nominated]
Matlock; Linnoln, C. H. Stewart; A. £ . Reams of Jackson county.
Marion; V. Bond: l ’ olk, V. W. Sears It was seconded by Miller of Linn.
Tillamook, T. W. Talmage; Wasliing-
P. H. D ’ Arey nominated J. A.
jington; J. W. Wall; Yamhill, F. S. Jeffrey, of Marion.
The Song of Spring
IS ALREADY BEING SUNG
In our Dry Goods Storo wo
huvo just unpacked dozens
o f dilToront ¡»attorns Kx-
clusivo hero- of : : : :
T h e E a r lie s t
$ They compri so now effects
% in Dots, Slripos, Plaids, and
t ’haniroablo Weaves. You &
should seo them to appré
ciât«? their beauty : : : :
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