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About Lane County leader. (Cottage Grove, Lane County, Or.) 1903-1905 | View Entire Issue (May 29, 1903)
Xane Counts Xeaòet.
INVESTORS and HOMESEEKERS
will her« Huh opportunities
nowher« el*« afforded ill Ore
gon. The Leader will give
you the news and facts con
cerning this favored locality
COTTA*iE (¡R O Y K , I.AX E COUNTY, ORE«¡ON, MAY 29, 1903.
Ï Ï SEAT
io More Sunday Base Ball
Within City Limits
in the Future
been selected and consists of the
following well known grand army
luien:E. Wheeler, S. U. Williams, T. '
1’hiuk, S. W. Taylor, A. C. Jennings
and Frank lteisuer.
The Guard says Irving M. Scott, I
i builder of the battleship Oregon, j
left a fortune of $3,000,000 to bis
wife and two children and that some
thing is radically wrong when a man j
can uccummulate such a fortune Finest Found on Pacific
in a life time. Now, it depends
Coast Tributary to
altogether on who the accummula-
j tor of wealth is. If it was the writer
or Guard editor it would be tdright,
but where the “'radical wrong”
comes in is the fact that we cauuot
uccummulate such a fortune.
an Oregon forest.
These timbers j
Thursday, June 11th. The attend
are 1 4 inches wi le, 12 inches thick
ance lias been steadier the past year
and are 91 feet and 10 iuehes ill I
than either previous year.
length. They are free of sap aud j
Calls for teachers have far exceed
are practically free of knot*.
ed the supply. Our graduates are
logs from which these timbers were
succeeding as teachers, and under
manufactured were too loDg and too
graduates are succeeding well.
, heavy to handle iu the company’ s
The entire course is through ami
saw mill, heuce. were carefully hewu
is made practical. We have a
out in primitive pioueer style.
business course equal to any iu the
While these limbers occasioned no
State. It is fasciuating, practical and
unusual notice or commeut ou the
part of tbe Oregonians, strangers
The Normal aids all worthy
tablished this Week
I and new comers viewed them with
students iu securing positions.
for this City
great wonder and admiration.
We have an excellent class of
Auother evidence of the excel-
students morally and intellectually.
of the timber of this region is
This fact is worth considering when
eat demaud at Malt Lake and
j selecting a school. Address, J. H.
rnncisco for South Lane coun
I O kcutt , President,
ty piliugs, hundreds of earloads
The Booth-Kelly Company has
having been cut and shipped by the And Good Grade to the
sold 3000 cords of slab wood at
Pacific Timber Co , of this citv aloue
$1.95 per cord, to be delivered at
River Near McFar
dining tbe pant two years aud tile
the insaue asylum iu Salem for use
bulling of these great timbers
| at that institution.
through our streets to the derrick
at the Southern Pacific railroad sid
Great preparations are being mado
The first decisive step toward
ing is a familiar daily scene to our
at Eugene to observe memorial day
citizens. These timbers will aver
May 30, by the Grand Army th©
age from 12 to IK inches in diame Cottage Grove was taken by the Militia and the citizeus. Business
ter at the large end aud from 0 to city council this week by employing houses will be closed.
10 inches at the smaller end, ami county surveyor Collier to run out
are from (io to K5 feet iu length, aud the lines und establish a practical
The University of Oregon won a
are delivered stripped of hark. route for the proposed sewer mains j decisive victory over O. A. C. Satur-
This industry together with the froin the outsido limits of the city day in a dual trnck meet at Corvallis
lumber, mining, stock und agricul to the river. The survey was taken final score standing U. Ü. 71; O.
ture products of this section form a up Tuesday aud the council wns the A. C. 55.
combination which will surely briu greatly pleased with the result, the
still greater prosperity to our peo route to the river being much shorter C H A M B E R L A IN 'S
pie aud bring our tuwu aud country and the fall heiug much greater than
iuto prominence ..t uo fur distant was anticipated, and therefore the Welcoming President Roosevelt
to Salem last Thursday.
system will be far less expensive than
was at first contemplated.
“ On behalf of the people of Oregon
The sewer main for East Cottage
to you, Mi. President, anil
Grove was surveyed from the low
to the distinguished gentlemen of
ground back of the public school
building down Fourth street to the your party a most cordial welcome.
river at the Christian church, a d:s As the Chief Magistrate of the
lance of five blocks in which a lt>£ Nation, our whole people, irrespec
foot full uas found, a most satis- tive of race, religion or party delight
factory grade for the sewer main, to do you honor.
As a citizen, we of the West ud-
aud to which sub-umins can be
mire and love you as n magnificent
practically run from either side.
sturdy, rugged and honest.
On the west side the rou te"for the j 'TP®
sewer main was surveyed from J. H. American manhood. Beared, ns you
McFarland's residence almost direct i have been, in tbe great commercial
ly <ast to empty into the river near ¡center of tho country, you have,
the old McFarland barn, a distance nevertheless, spent mnny days in
of some seven or eight blocks and traveling the arid wastes, and in
a 17 foot grade was found, and to climbing our majestic mountains,
which sub-mains can be conveniently I and thus come into intimate touch
laid ou all of the west side streets. [ with our people anil our civilization.
The cost for each of these mains Your course, os Chief Executive, has
18 inches iu diameter is estimated I convinced 11s that more thau any
not to exceed $2,300 including ex- ’ President since tho days ot Jefferson,
cavatn ns, laying and covering the you appreciate the possibilities of
pe. Thus it will be seen the town , the West, and its importance to
and streets can be thoroughly drain- *- le <,<,uIJ' ry as the gateway to the
ed bv a first class sewerage system * L lent,
at a Very moderate cost, considering I 11 18 n
pleasure to us there-
NATIVE RED F I R S
Upon application of several resi
dents of this city, Wednesday Coun
the Accidental Dis ty Judge H. R. Kincaid granted a Bridge Timbers 94 Feet
j temporary injunction agaiust the
charge o f a Target
and 10 Inches Long
| Eugene Baseball Company, which
“ Q-un Sunday
| prohibits any further games ou the
Stewart field iu Eugene. The step
Convincing evidence of the truth
We bearl many compliment* for is in anticipation of the meeting of
te Lane County L eadeii m the the circuit court, when the perm of that oft repealed story that, uo-
an tv seati and note that its Or anency of the injunction will be whero ou the Pacific Coast is to be
.discussed before Judge J. W. found more extensive and linei’ for
ation is in
Hamiltou. Tbe plaiutiffs will carry ests of good marketable timber than
on. L . T. Ha iris went to Salem
lay morning to assist in re- the complaint to a finish, it is de is found tributary t > Cottage Glove,
the 1 "resident. As speaker clared. Walton A Ness are attorneys was foreifully presented here this
, House he was one of the for the plaintiffs. The next game iu week wlmu Wheeler \ O.veiis. tin-
OivMfeininitto to receive the Eugene was scheduled for June «¡th Silk Creek lumbermen, delivered
, and 7th with Albany. It is likely tbe timbers for the new bridge
1 that other grounds will have to be across the Coast Fork river in this
I r . R w u n e s s[ . . k c 1.1 a f a i r s i / c ] secured by tbe club.
The two stringers f >r tile
lienee here last 1 U iim I iii evening
The Guard’s big blow about umiu span of the new bruì .e are as
spite the heavy rains. L, M Travis
Roosevelt not endorsing Hermann iu fine sperimeli* of native led tic tiiu-
sided, ami s nn \\ i.:i« in: n duced
his speeches at Salem and Portland, berpis bare ever been turned out of
' Reams, who made an interesting
makes one smile. Did the Guard
cb, and was well received by
expect the President to take the
stump for Hermann and engage in a
gene has given up its proposed little paitisan campaign? If so, it
fair and carnival. The busi seriously underrated the good sense
ly ere somewhat divided as of the country’s great chief executive.
QMmsabilitv of the enterprise Roosevelt went, as far as propriety
en the city council lefnsetl to and the lofty position he occupies
, the IHt of the desired streets, would permit, in extending Mr
■gjoet was abandoned.
1 Hermann a speeial invitation to joiu
his party and remain his guest ou
#Bty treason r, (ieo. T. Craw.
his speeial car ou the ruu between
■¡Sued a call for all county
Salem and Portland. This was
registered No. 1292 ■»'. a k » w e-rough of the -President's
gtereii Nov. lho2, In th
kindly feeling for Mr. Hermann and
i be paid upon presenla-
mterest in his success in this catu-
^■PSasnrer May 2<>, 1903.
loosin g after that date.
A sad fatal accident happened
^ B pu u blin g games in Eu- ncross the river from Eugene Sun
TA'Ordered closed last week day forenoon, J. D. Fooshee being
of Police Stiles, acting instantly killed. Mr. Foshee had
fioin Mayor C'brisman. , taken a’ 22 calibre rifle from tbe
M^tjuence seveial gamblers; Louse with which to shoot a cat, and
idy l'ii tow ii, but say they iu clirubiug the plank fence about
Hfter a while when the j his home the top board broke, let
I will have subsided.
ting him full forward and outward. ;
Iu falling the gun fell stock down
juo hall games Saturday the hammer striking a stick of cord-
^ ■ A lim n y , Roseburg 1. wood exploding the cartridge. The
8. At Eugene, Salem 9, leaden messenger pierced his heart
Sunday's games résult i and he fell forward ou his face, dead. Mu Sy Cr--! k hrlilKi’ ;unl o n e o f the new enginci, Ko, 4, mi tlie Orr, on & smitlipastcrn li lHroitil.
és: Salem 11, Eugene 8 Mr. l'ooshee was forty one years of
Work ha been in progress for some time laisii.g this bridge, ns well as
; lvoscbwrg 8, Albany 5. age and had been a resident of this tbe Row river bridge, flirre feet higher than foinierly, aud grading the
next Satnrday and county some fourteen years, He i trnck up tu the »anie level. The roiulhed in beleg ballasted with gravel
_ ^ g o i,e b u rg while Albany has beeu married for some years to j as rapidlv ns construetiou woik will p< rrni«. nn nveiage of 180 carloads
a daughter of I’ almer Ayers, but per day beilig lomled bv thè st< nn> shovel on ili Rake Stewart place end
spremi on Mie roadbed. The c< nsMiictioii force is ninking good progress
Dnl reunion of the Lane was childless.
at the front with everv in licalion of l e ng alile lo reaoh thè Bohemi«
retemns Association in Eu-
Tell your friends if they’ want a Warehoiise before the s h o w tìies egain.
i year will come on June
118. A committee which live, newsy local paper to give the I
charge of the meeting lias L ank C ounty L eader a trial.
FIND SHORT ROOTE
Oregon and Southeastern R. R.
Murders His FatherinLaw
.OSINO OUT AT COST
W e are otTering
A T (’ O « T
For Soot Cash
Our entire line
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A D E S
It P E T S
M A T T I N G S
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A N D
W A S H BO A H D S
If you desire bargains in any
of these lines, call and see us
in ® Bristow
Enraged because his wife obtain ! rifice the lives o f their two babies to
ed a divorce from and refused lon his passion for blood; how, abandon
ger to associate with him, M. V. ing- this intention, he forced her to
Leasia killed F. H. Drewis, the wo go with him into tbe woods. She
man’s father, at his home near Pe tells of their dodging of the officers,
ninsular, on the East Side, Portland, of the all-night vigil in n barn and
last Sunday, aud then, after leaving of the desperate threats her captor
two infant childten at the home of a made t > frighten her from any pur
neighbor, on a pretext, he forced pose of raising an alarm. Her tale
the woman to go with him. Clad of the terrible hours with her hus-
only in a morning wrapper, and band, wdiile she was in constant fear
with a shawl over her head, Mrs. lest his murderous pistol be turned
Leasia, a delicate little woman, was against herself, is a remarkable nar-
fpreed at the i>ojpt of a pis ltd to ac-1 fative, indeed.
Company k e f desperate husband
the capture .
through the woods tt> face possible
4.30 „ ’d o d , Tuesday morning,
death by starvation, or more proba after a chase of more than 40 hours,
bly at the point of the murderer’s
pistol. She has just terminated two the murderer was captured by a
and a half years of a most miserable posse of police two miles west of the
life of suffering with Leasia, who Vancouver ferry landing, on the
frequently beat her and deprived Columbia river road. Terribly ex-
j her and tbe children of clothes and bausted, but unharmed, bis captive
I food in order to use their money to
gamble and drink. Lessia frequent aud former wife was with him. The
j ly threatened to kill bis wife. He two were in a barn on the farm of
[ told the lawyer who procured the O. O. Paulsen. Leasia offered no
[divorce for Mrs. Leasia that there resistance when taken, although he
would be another Belding case.
had two revolver« in bis possession
Mrs. Leasia’« ntory of her terrible and was for some time aware the
‘ experience of 4<> hours with her fu- officers were approaching. Scared
gitive husband, shows how sheer speechless, but in spite of her fear
j will power, «roused to abnormal determined to prevent barm to her
- strength by the hope of seeing her rescuers, if need be at tbe sacrifice
babes again, enabled a weak woman of her own life, Pauline Leasia grasp-
to endure great hardahipand to lire ed tbe right arm of her former bus-
through one of the most thrilling band and thus prevented bis shoot-
1 episodes in the criminal history of ing as Captain of Detectives Sim-
the Northwest. In her statement mons approached where the fugitive
she tells of how, after killing her and bis prisoner lay in the darkness
: father, her husband prepared to sac- upon tbe straw.
- !fore’ t0
tlie great benefit to be derived there
from. A short route for a main in ’ i,s tlle Uj>s*f Magistrate of the most
the sottheru pait of west Cottage ! pvowerfiil nutiou on the
«¡rove was also surveyed, and Mr. earth anil as a friend who, iu the
Collier will soon submit a complete i multitudinous
. . affairs of a busy life
chart an ! estimate ou the futire cf " •ej ' |M" tl,,ie u°t ollb to write
I about but to Vlslt
Thrice welcome to you, Mr Presi
dent. Permit me »0 express tho
The Normal nt Draiu is still a hope that your stay amongst 11s may
State School supported by State be the most plensaut, aud that upon
your return to Washington you may
Tbe third commencement under cherish none hut pleasant memories
the present ndmiuistration occurs of our people aud our state.”
^»S»ll 8 iat»im 8 i»HSÌ 9 t 8 i»i»»S
have all seasons for
their own, and there’s
more satisfaction in
owning them tliau nny
other item in tbe list.
Those who do not yet
possess such an article
need wait no longer.
This stock is sure to
contain something to
suit every lady, and
the prices are adjust
ed to suit nearly all
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