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e headquarter* f'»r ll»r«*e
Beat lumbering eomiouie».
il l y gateway to tile rieh B«>-
iiiiia golfi mine'», a ml tile
Daek Hu!'«* cimi t ur mine«
Xane Counts Xeaber.
INVESTORS and HOMESEEKERS
will here tltui opportunities
hum here else aftorüeü tu Ore-
gon. The leader will give
you the news and facts con
cerning this favored locality I
C O T T A G E G R O V E , L A X E C O U N T Y , O REG O N , F R ID A Y , A P R IL 1, 1904
and business mens side of the
question, which resulted in several
pointed questions being put to Mr,
I Geo. M. Cornwall, eJitor of the
I Columbia River aud Oregon Tiui-
bermau, of Portland, was present
and took up the lumbermens side J
of the question in a very convincing
aud practical muuuer.
G. B. Hengeu, president of tbe
Oregon Securities Co. aud tbe local [
railroad from this city to the Bo-
BOHEMIA A PROMISING CAMP
•Laws Adopted by Oregon
n i l
r » » j
0. B. Hengen, President Oregon Securities
Co., Returns From New York.
OUTLINES COMINO SEASON’S OPERATIONS
ia“ ‘ lle‘ ' having just arrived |
I I \ N _ Y S r U H A 11 H W r N u i | tlem
^rom New York was presents» the
1 IIL J l r U I 'l J H v "
meeting together with Supt. Math-! Discusses Plans of His Company and
j ews and manager A. B. Wood, o f !
Contemplated by Other Companies.
B k h Officials of Southern Pacific I th®
C om Pa“ J-
| Ib e meeting resulted in a plain I
open discussion of the freight tariff
both sides of tbe
question, tbe courteous and res
pectful arguments presented on
both sides being highly complimen
tary to all concerned. The South
ern Pacific officials were brought
face to face with the deplorable
conditions existing in the inland
lumber camps aud were fully ad
vised of the local sentiment of the
people in regard to this condition
and there is no d ou lt but wliat
much good will result from this im
portant meetiug to all interested
qualify as a candidate for mayor
be withdrew from tbe ticket aud on
Monday eveuing a citizens meeting
was held for the purpose of filling
I the vacancy caused by the w.thdraw-
meeting that the ticket should be
known as the “ Taxpayers Ticket”
aud was headed by Attorney J. 3.
J Medley for mayor aud F. AY. Wheel-
i r for
recorder, the councilman
formerly chosen being acceptible to
nil, were retained on the ticket.
With these two tickets in the field
a spirited city election is assured on
1 next Monday. The retireing couu-
. cilmen are; 1st ward, J. I. Jones;
! -ud ward 8. R. Piper; .’!rd ward, C.
j H. Vandenburg.
“ The Bohemia Mining District
w ill astonish the people o f Oregou
this year in its production o f gold,
silver and lead,” said G. B. H e -
gen, o f the Oregon Securities Com
pany, o f that district, who is in
Portland from N ew York.
y ta r’s installation o f plants and
mining improvements was the be-
ginning, and this season w ill wit-
ness, besides the erecting o f addi-
tional plants, the crushing, mining
and treating o f thousands o f tons
o f ore,” say%tlie Telegram .
Mr. Hengen said, “ there are a
score o f new properties that w ill
erect mills or provide suitable me
thod o f handling the vast bodies o f
ore that have been encountered.
am informed that plants will be er-
Organization Effected at Eu
T axpayers and Supervisors
ducers. T h e first one is the Excel-
A F e w L in e s fr o m " U n c le S a m . ” j
stor which we w ill cut at a distance
Permanent organization of the
Last Saturday afternoon at 1
or 150 feet from where we uow are,
Eugene, Oregon, 2-29-’ 04, Editor
egon Co Operative Association
and the second, known as the L e a d e r . — In order that I may accom o ’clock in the court house at E u
effected by the adoption of by.
Champion, which has bad much plish etbe greatest good to the gene the good roads convention
la » s in a rousing mass meeting at
ore taken from it, w ill be reached greatest number” of Indian War was called to order and M. Svarve-
the opera bouse last Saturday even-
at a distance o f 350 feet from where Veterans, their widows, or in case of rud was chosen temporary chair
President Herbert Eukin, be
we now are.
the death of these, their heirs, I will m an and F. M . W ilkins, tempora
ing absent, First Vice President R.
" T h e tunnel when completed ask any end every person who can r y secretary. Many road supervi
M. Veatch presided. The minutes
w ill lie over 1500 feet long, and do so to give me tbe name not only sors, prominent farmers and city
the former meeting were read by
w ill be large enough for a railway of tbe living veterns, or widows, but taxpayers were present, some com
iretary C. J. Howard and ap-
train to pass through. W hen we all who may have died since tbe in g many miles over bad roads to
ived. The committee on .con
encounter the Champion ledge it close of the llogue River War in 1856 be in attendance. A fter the read
ation and by-laws submitted
is our intention to follow that vein To these who may consider this a in g o f the official call by the chair
report recommending the ad
the entire distance through the strange request, I will explain by man, Prof. I. M. H yde o f the Unt-
ieu of by-laws only, a coustitu-
mountain, thereby securing ore for saying, that I have no doubt that versity o f Oregon, delivered an tn-
[u being deemed unnecessary and
m illing purposes.
the list of 635 nauiesof veterans who teresting address on road building
Pon t*je arr' va* of Mr Goman, Mr
Tbe secretary read the
‘O f course as soon as the tunnel have money due them, and of which and outlined the work being done
ly drafted by-laws and they L u x u r y
and editor Cornwall,
is completed plenty of ore can be I wrote you sometime since, con- by the University along the line o f
# , ire
e adopted without alteration, £om Portland accompanied by G.B.
obtained from the Musick mine, tains the names of many veterns practical road construction. A t the
le object of the association being Hengen from New Y ork on Satui-
but until that time we w ill use the who have passed away and the ; conclusion o f his address a commit-
promotion of local and state in- day afternoon’ s train, a special
G. B. H E N G E N
ore from the Champion mine to rnoney is with the Auditor of the tee on permanent organization was
(stries and to seek to receive some
supply the m ill.
Treasury awaiting an owner. I appointed as follows: A . C Jen
lief from the present prohibitive •S. E. depot here, and the guests,
W ithin the next ten days we will could recite a number of cases o f nings, Prof. H yde, J. I). Matlock,
igbt tariff on lumber, Mr. W. E. in company with a large number of
have in operation three large air this kind where I have hunted up Geo. M. M iller and Terry A tk in
|inan. general freight and passen- local business and professional men
W h ile this committee was
Leyuer drills, the owners who did not know of the son.
agent of the Southern Pacific
which will make at least ten feet surprise in store for them. When deliberating, Prof. M cA lister and
of Portland, and
per day in the tunnel.
1 possible to do so give the name of President Campbell o f the U. O .,
light agent, H. E. Lounsbuiy, the vast timber and mining interests
“ A s soon as the snow clears we ! the captain of the company, if this ably discussed the problem o f road
invited t<> attend this meeting
w ill begin getting the road iu shape | cannot be done send the veterans building as it now confronts this
to the distinguished
d present the railroad side of the presented
f om the Musick mine, the rails be- I proper name, I will then searen the county. A t this juncture the com
which' they accepted. Upon
ing already on the ground. The record which I have and will report. m ittee on organization were ready
litatiou of Chairman Veatch, Mr. and interested in what was revealed
A fter recommending
electric plant is all completed, aud Please inclose stamps for reply. to report.
inn addressed the meeting, stat-
' only a few finishing touches are to To any who haven't obtained their that the temporary officers serve
that the old lumber rate of
be put on the m ill. A ll connec pension or pay due them from tbe until the annual election in May,
s. p. and o. a. A » . mkruk .
.0 per 1000 feet to San Francis-
tions for electricity have been in •State, I will say that I am still the report was submitted and ad
The recent radical changes in the \
Incurred a loss to the Company
stalled and we only await good “ working for nothing and boarding opted, as follows:
Ing to the long haul of the eiup- officers of the Harnman railroads in
weather to begin active operations. myself” in my efforts to do good.
lars back and he proceeded to tbe AVest has given rise to rumors
“ The railroad w ill be completed I have aad e this letter brief and
ive that the present rate of ♦-'5 per during the past week that tbe South
i — Th is oaganization
in a few weeks to the warehouse kindly ask all publishers who see it
was as low as the rate in effect ern Pacific Co.’s lines in Oregon
where the electric plant is situated, [to kindly copy for the reasons g iv shall be known 4s the Good Roads
in all other western
i N. were to be merg-
lines under at>d the 0 . R S
association o f Lane county, Ore,
It is then our intention to pnt in an en above. Yours truly,
liar conditions, he,
however, ®d under one management. The
ART. 2— Its object shall be the
“ Uncle Sam” Handsaker.
itMed that the present rate bad
had rumors are verified through late an- P r e s i d e n t O r e g o n S e c u r i t i e s C o m p a n y
improvement ol public roads in
mill, which w ill be completed this
lot been permanently established ~ nouucements in tbe Portland papers.
summer. The distance is about
that the company had the raat- Tbe merger will bring about a t-cted on the Riverside, Oregon-Col- five miles.
a r t - 3— A n y person may become
B e n e fit S o c ia l
uf a liual and more satisfactory good many changer, and will no orado, North Fairview , L eR oy,
on payment o f one dollar
On Thursday evening, April 7,
istment of lumber rates uuder doubt result in the early adjust Great Eastern, and S tir Consoli
the Ladies of tbe Macabees will give per annum, and shall be entitled ti>
fisemeut. Mr Coman was very ment of the present unsatisfactory
vote at annual meetings.
plant o f the Crystal Cons fiidated Hengen, general manager o f the a basket social and entertainment in
lially received and was given lumber freight tariff.
a r t . 4— T h e
Company will begin
dropping Oregon & Southeastern R R, Co.,
EU 0 3 NK TO ORGANIZE.
closest attention. Mr Louns-
who is at present in Portland and which will be donated to the benefit
iurv addressed the meeting from a | President H. W. Thompson has stamps as soon as spr.ng opens.
F. J Hard, who owns several Seattle transacting business, he of Mr Tom Gill, who recently sus
lar standpoint and was also very I called a meeting of the Eugene
T h e officers o f this association
gives his opinion regarding the tained injuries, while engaged on
I Commercial Clbb, to be held to-
shall be a president, secretary and
• ® r T. K. Campbell of the Pacific I night at 8 o ’ clock, to discuss the soon return from Boston where he
treasurer, and a council o f 12 mem
lows: " I have made a careful tated the amputation of a leg. The
’i l b e r Co., was the first citizen t o j question of reduction of freight has succeeded in interesting capital
to whom shall be entrusted
Ladies assisted by the Knights have
»ke issues with M r Coman and rates on the Southern Pacific Co’s sufficent to enable him to erect mills study o f the latter, and while, the
the business o f this association.
advance in the rate on lumber has
resented the lumbermens side of lines from valley points, acting in
These officers shall be elected at
tamment, and all are invited to at
question in a very able- and conjunction with tbe Oregou Co- and Geo. W . I.loyd has been equ had some effect on the business,
the annual meeting and serve a
the demoralized market conditions
He was fgl- 1 operative Association recently or- ally successful, with the result that
term o f one year, or until their sttc-
Bohemia w ill present a very lively and the situation o f the smaller in the band and 51. W . A. Orchestra.
d by Clias. Burkholder who ganized nt Cottage Grove,
By order of the committee.
(ConcludcU nil last page.;
able presented the merchants I All membeis of tbe club aud all appearance this year and hereafter. terior mills with respect to their
As to the Oregon Secu ities Co.. facilities for competing against the
I may say that we have all the ca p -, larger mills under the depressed
I ital on hand that is necessary for conditions is such that regardless
the work we have projected, both o f any change in the rate they
in the mines and for the railroad. would be seriously affected at this
Our big tunnel, which is the larg time; and these conditions rather
est in the state, w ill be completed than the rate change are mainly re
inside o f four months. It is now sponsible for the inability o f these
j driven a distance.of 300 feet into mills to secure a market. I cannot |
the Champion Mountain, through help hut think that matters w ill
which it w ill be run to make con- right themselves largely as the \
nection with the Music mine, allow market conditions assume anorm al j
ing the ore to be hanled by electric basis. T h e present conditions have ;
tramway from that old producer in no wise affected our plans. W e
This is our motto and
to the uew m ill erected in Chant- w ill continue our development |
we carry the best line of
work along the lines laid out. W e
groceries to be found in
“ Running this tunnel w ill cost w ill this year complete our line to
the markets. Our stock
between $ 12,000 and $ 15,000 but the Bohemia district and construct
by so doing we w ill crosscut two such branches as are necessary to
is fresh and closelv se
veins o f ore already known as pro take care o f the business.”
Our c a n n e d
goods are of the most re
O u r 8 alt
business nieu not members, but who a vote of 96 to 67. The treasurer,
Meats are received fresh
are interested iu the subject, will recorder ami one councilman for
every month and o u r
each of tbe three wards were nomi
attend tbe meeting.
ranch supplies are ever
The question of freight rates is a nated without opposition, as follows;
W • have tbe
vital one and one upon which a for treasurer, Herbert Eakin; re
choicest s e 1 e ct i 0 n of
great deal of tbe prosperity of Lane corder. J. E-Young, both re-nominat
luncheon delicacies to be
ed; couocilman 1st ward, D. B.
found in the county. We
Chamberlin; 2nd ward; I. H. B in g
live up to our motto and
M U N IC IP A L C O N V E N T IO N
ham; 3rd ward, Fingal Hinds.
sell nothing inferior____
a n t i - s a lo o n
t ic k e t .
T w o T ic k e ts In lh «F l«l4 and a S h a r p
C on test Is A n tic ip a te d .
A t the same time the above con
vention was being held a number of
Last Friday the annual city cau
citizens met in the Masonic hall for
cus or convention was held at the
the purpose of nominating a suti-sa-
opera house for the purpose of
loon ticket. T. M. Medley acted as
nominating a city ticket to be voted
O u r O w n F r e e D e li v e r y W ago n .
chairman and 8 . E. Powers, secre -
at the annual municiple election
tary. A full ticket was nominated
4. Mayor R, M.
as follow s: A. W. Shanafelt. mayor;
Veatch was a candidate for renomi-
N. E. Markley, recorder; who with-
nation and the name of Attorney J.
drew, councilman, 1 st ward, Cbas
8 . Medley was presented for the
Jackson; 2nd ward, G.O. McGilvray,
u u u ii u m iu u
iric im s , A
U • ’ ,. .
» sir rr
Veatch receiving the nomination by | ’ r,1wwlr d,¿ n lfelt being unable to
G o o d T h in e * * s t 0 E a t
Until F urther
N O T I C E
wo will continue our
closing out sale until
the entire stock is dis
posed of. The extreme
ly low prices that we
have been and are yet
quoting* on the goods
positively cannot be du
plicated by any concern
in this part of tho coun
try, quality of goods
considered. It was a
large stock to begin
with and you will yet
find many bargains in
many lines of season
able goods / .* .' .*
Eakin & Bristow
W est E n d
o f B ridg e.
P E A R CE & J O H N S O N