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Xane County Xeaòet.
COTTAGE (iROVE, OREGON, SATURDAY, MARcH 11, 1905.
Ore., to make this convention a success;
•lohn if. Kruse, E. A. Fegten.
therefore, Ire it
Cump No. 4S4.—C'renwell, Ore. ., It.
R e s o l v e d , by this convention
F. Scott, It. II. I ’uraons.
Cump No. 580.—Lukevlew. Ore E. assembled that we extend to Bo
Bailey, with tw o proxy.
hemia Camp, No. 260 , our appre- I
Cump No. 5ÍI2.—J(taper, Ore. *'■ 1 oiation for the courtesy extended
Fletcher Cither Attempts Sui
w . .I 0110 H, w . p unis.
• iimp No. "eCf.—Williame, on-., Rial and banquet prepared for tonight.
cide or is Shot by John Bianton.
Roseburg was selected as the
M. Cowgle, IV. N. Ntltes.
Camp No M>5.— Walterville ore. place for holding the next
s. J. O ih I h I i I, ti. T I.uno.
Early Thursday morning the re
Camp No. ¿43.—Ashland, Ore.. L.
Tile members of Bohemia Camp port was circulated about the city
h. Mullt, with two proxies.
Camp No. 438.—F. E Furry, with having arranged for a social meet that John Fletcher had, while oir
ing at the hall, •» the evening the his way to the ranch of John Bran-’
No .">00.—Kerliy, E. !■ Melsiier .1 1 delegates, members of the order ton where he was interested and
vote« l»y order of camp.
N 11 . till!.—Cold Bench, E A Rob- i llIK' a goodly number of ladies gath- worked,‘ committed suicide.
Bianton being found in the city
leredto listen to the program ns
t rts, with tw o proxieH.
was asked to give an account of
No. UK».— Mni'Hbtieid. L. A. Rob prepared.
erts. with one proxey 8 votes.
F. II Roseuburg acted as chair the affaii as he was with Fletcher1
No 4Pi.—.1 miction City. H. M.
man The first in order was an in at the lime of the shooting and 1
Milllron, A. .1. Klxer.
by the Misses 1 made substantially the following
Total uuuiU'r of votes wltli pro|>er strumental duet
Brown and Rosenburg, that w as1 statement;
Camp No. 125 Del ,1. M. Bridge» well received Dr. Strange, who was j ‘.‘ Myself and Fletcher were in the
credential« not pro|ier proxies; the
chairman of the convention then city attending tlie Woodman Con
proxy herewith «iilnuitted.
gave an interesting talk and closed j vention. I had been at the social
C. E. II ahakii ,
L. L. M i i . i t ,
by congratulating the members of and supper in the evening while
I’ . E S xoimikiihs ,
the order in Cottage Grove for the ! Fletcher failed to aiteud as the
very successful manner in which I woman lie desired to escort re
Hold Sixth Annual Convention. Elect
Delegates to Head Camp Session
J»’ f# •” • • O' '
The 6tli District Convention ol
(be Woo dnieu of the World coti-
ened in Cottage Grove Wednes-
ay of this week.
Past Consul, Commander Rosen-
urg called the convention to order.
W. Strange, ot Roseburg, was
ted chairman; C. H. VanDeti-
rg Oottage Grove, clerk; W. E.
ndy, Myrtle Creek, escort; L.
ley, I.akeview, sentry. By uio-
n the chair appointed the follow-
rder of business. W. R. Burns,
197 ; K. A. Washburn, 247: A.
Stearns, 258; credantial», C. K.
ajd, 259 ; P. E. Snodgrass, 115;
M Mullett, 243; resolutions,
E. «Slov ,-er. 55; L. A. Roberts,, The following resolution was
J L E. Briggs, 20o; on, résolu- adopted by the convention:
s on the death of Head Consul,
W h k r e a s , it has seemed fit to
J lb iir g , J. W. Strange, J. A.
:hauan, ot Rosebmg; W. M. the Head Consul of the Universe
H . Eugene; R. E. Scott, Cres- 10 call from his labors on earth onr
beloved Head Consul, F. A. Fal
lo w in g resolution was adopted keJ!b" rK' t,Jlhat Fores' at» ve fro,[1
the five delegates to the wtlRh " " l,iUt‘ler rtUlr“ » a»‘1
camp session to be elected by ! W h e r e a s , through such death
convention be distributed as the Pacific Jurisdiction. Woodmen
ws; 2 from Lane, 1 from Coos ! °1 the World especially and the en
they had entertained the visiting j fused to accompany him. After
suppei which was at quite a late
Mr. C. J. Howard, one of the! hour, wo met and decided to go
I was, while on the road
best elocutionists in the we^t, tbett j home
reiited a soliloquy entitled “ If I j taken quite s:ek and stopped by the*
Should Die Tonight" in a manner j side ol the road until able to go on.
•that pleased the audience very | Fletcher built a lire and remained
me talking ail the time
much. Mr. Snodgrass then respon with
ded to a call from the chairman and I aliout his Double with the woman
some'pleasant things concern- j he was infatuated with and said he
Lee Roy Woods, Manager of Cottage Grove Band
mg the order and the manner the j loved her and could not live with
and His Baby.
out her. When I felt able to
delegates nad been received.
Cufry, 1 (rum Douglas, j from lire fraternal body of the W orld has
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Burns, Maybee, Buchanan' Wash-1 along and started towards the
phme, Jackson, Lake and Kla- suffered an irreparable loss, and
house. 1 had taken but a few step-, then we’ll go to house. I dozed off self. I said,don’t talk|to me, I’ m not
W h e r e a s , our stricken leader
others told some pleasant stories when I heard a shot and whirled to sleep; couid not say how many able to talk to anybody. He says If
bus been the mean» ol bringing the
[ a f t e r n o o n s e ssio n
and assisted materially in the even around and saw Fletcher falling and minutes; first felt effects of shot. I you don't they’ll jerk me up tad
Pacific Jurisdiction, Woodmen o f
- : at once went to him I secured the raised up 011 hands and knees and ( raise thunder with me. He Myra it
The reports of the various com- the W orldto its present high state ings enjoyment
Mr. Avvbrey favored- with a -olo revolver and asked Fle.cher if he said Oil! my God, I ’m shot; put you will and we sell I ’ll give ?on
^ B u c r e received and commit of excellence surpassed by no other
aecoui ; was badly hurt. He answered, that hand to face. He shot second shot; half the money. If we don’t s*l!
credential fraternal organization; therefore, be entitled "Robin Adair,
pauied by Miss Dollie Hawkins. Mr. j he was not hurt much
iv liether he shot at me or not I dont I'll give you half interest clea-.
nmittee reported the follow ing | it
I tiled told him to wait by the fire know. Only hit me once. I says; That is all he staid and helped.
legates entitled to seats in the
R e s o l v e d , that while we how to Isham with accompnmient by Miss
Lillian Hart also sang "The Pilot
What are you doing? He said I ’m
We have not quareled. I have
1 the decree o f an all wise providence
Haskins and started
for shooting at that cussed cougar or policy on my life in Woodmen Of
Brave,” in his usual pleasing man John
Dn 1 .K 0 .iTK«.
yet we, the sixth convention assera-
ner and Harry Brehaul recited a them. Fletcher however, followed whateve. it was. He came from Ire- the World for $3,000, in his favor.
kunp No. 55.— (¡111111« I ’ll««, Ore., i bled, show our esteem by passing
Frencb-Canadiau dialect selection and reached the house very soon hind tree and stooped down and
j. T . F l i t c h u .
tw o proxies, these resolutions of condolence; that that was enjoyed very much
after. Haskins then came to the says; Oh! my God John, did that
Subscribed and sworn to before
It. ' a coPy °* llle same >’e presented to
Medford, Ore., K.
As was frequently hinted ut by city and called Dr. Corprou who ball hit you. I said something bit me this 9th day of March, 1905.
■ B , with one proxy, J.
W. Wiley. the family of our Deceased N eigh the delegates in their talks, the best at once went to the farm.”
me; I says for God’s sake get me
J W . VA uohn
V i N o . 115.- Eugene, Ore.. W bor; a copy of the same lie spread
Whoever fired, the aim was poor home and get a doctor I ’ m suffer
Gtreu, with one proxy, P. E. 011 the minutes ot the convention; was yet to come. Following the
Justice of the Peacf.
■nrass, C. S. Frank, E. A Fai
ing death. We got aliout 20 feet
Following the statement of Piet-
W. Pollock. E. Whnttan. and the same lie published in the the dining hall were opened and the cheek lieloiV eye and passed behind from fire. He says, its so dark I cher, City Marshal Understood
¡untji No. 125.—It,iMcliurg, Ore , W. papt-Ts of Cottage Grove and the splendid Ijticlt provided by the the left c\e and out just above the
can’t find trail I'll go and get boys swore out complaint before Justice
*onii;iii. . 1 . a . Buchanan, with official organ o f the Pacific Jurisdlc-
local camp was partaken of by all. left temple. The wound is not to come and get you. He started Vaughn charging Branton with an
pgoxy, J. M. Bridge«, J. W. tion Woodmen of the World
Many remaining in the hall until dangerous unless complications set 011; I knelt on one knee and wiped attempt to take the life of Fletcher,
J. W . S t r a n g e
Bp No. 1!)7.—CinpiUle. Ore. W.
the night trains arrived to bear in but the left eye is destroyed. He blood and tears from eyes and and Constable Atkins with Oacor
J. A. B u c h a n a n
was brought to the city Thursday mouth. Made up miud to tie up Parsons went to the ranch to t a k e
them to their respective homes.
No. 208.—Myrtle Point, Ore.,
F. H . R o sknbu rg
afternoon and taken to Dr. Schleet’s left side of face with handkerchief the arrest and returned with him
Lundy, E. A. Robert«.
W . M. G r e e n e
hospital lor treatment.
D No. 212.—llullnril. Ore , 1!.
aud I went 00 and reached the late in the evening and lodged him
R. F Scorri'
fluril, with one proxy,
when City Marshal. Underwood house just as boys were ready to in jail.
p No. 245 — Riddle, Ore., M. F.
went to the post office Thursday start.
District Attorney Brown arrived
The following nominations for
I. V. t ornutt.
FOR PEOPLE morning he found a letter from I say» when I opened the door: iu the city Friday aftethoon and be
p No. ¿47.—Springfield, Ore., delegates to the head camp session
Fletcher which shows the act was .
^ k aeh b iirn , B E. Thonip«on, J. were made and duly elected:
For God's sake John Haskin’s go gan an Investigation of the matter.
premeditated. Following is a copy ,
|Hprk. with one |>roxy.
for Doctor I’m suffering death.
B A. Washburn and R. E. Snod
N o. ¿r> 8 .—Oakland, Ore., E.
ol the letter
Thought he was slow, so said to
■ t r m a n . 8 . J. .lime». A. F. grass of Lane, L. C. Sherman Doug Exclusions of Timber Land From
Keep the Money ol Heme.
CVfTAGi* G ro ve . March 8, 1905
#«. W. C .(Jllinour, with one las. L. A. Roberts Coos, Curry, C.
Roy Brautou to get Doctor as soon
The Cottage Grove Flour Mill
1 No. 260. —Drain. Ore.. C. E. E. Mavbe Josephine, Jackson, Lake
show that 1 have took my life aud Johnny Haskiu’s then got pony are installing a new steam boiler
John Brook, Wllllaui Ellen- and Klamath. Alternates C. H.
and went for Doctor. Branton pul for the purpose of making roiled
VanDenburg, H .C . Wheeler, C. E.
of timber land will lie saved to the t veen town and Branton.s ranch. I ed off my shoes and wiped ofi my barley lor feed. They will be en
No. 200.—Cottage Grove, Hassard, W. E. Lundy.
iH. VanDenburg, A. E. Briggs,
Government by the operation of a am tired living and leave this to face.
abled to turn out a fiiat class
Just prior to the close of the con short act to which President Roose
save trouble for my friends and ex- 1
20:1.—Ciilinrg. Ore.. Amos vention which occurred late in the
Just liefore Doctor catne, John article at reduced prices. Call and
velt affixed his signature during the pense to the county.
afternoon the following resolution last moments of the 5.8th Congress. •
he was sitting by bed side see them.
271, PjM M Ut Mill. Ore .
his arm around me and
The act prohibits the selection of
^ ^ ^ K eelrr, W. II. Shelley.
2o4.—My rile Creak, O re.,
All kinds of engraving at H.
During the afternoon Fletcher says: It anyone asks you bow this
h e r e a s , Bohemia Camp, No. timber lands in exchange for lands
^ ^ B ’rat t. Sherman ( hnney. S W
260 has spared both time and energy j which have been included within was interviewed and made to the 1 happened,yon say you done it your MadnonH.
forest reserves. It was in 1867 repoiter for the Leader the follow-!
that the ‘ lien law ,” was enacted. It ing statement which was afterward ]
had 110 restrictions, simply entitling subscribed and sworn to liefore Jus- 1
persons holding lands in forest re ticc Vaughn.
serves to make selections elsewhere
STATEMENT OF JOHN ILETCIIER
in exchange for their forest reserve
About 11:15 Wednesday nigbt, |
lauds. In 1900 these lieu selections
were limited to surveyed Utqls Johu Branton and I started from his 1
Since the passage of these acts, house to go to the lunch which is j
nearly 2,000,000 acres of forest re-, about one aud one quarter miles |
serve lands have been exchanged northwest of Cottage Grove. We 1
for other lands, and almost univer went out to end of lane; crawled
sally has the exchange been made through fence, there Branton claim
for timbered lands outside of forest ed he saw a dog. Went on a little
reserves. Nearly half of this land further and he said he sad* it again
so exchanged is owned by the land and said take a shot at it. I took
a shot at something and put gun in (
A report to Congress from the pocket and we walked on over!
Commissioner of the General Land steepest pari of bill. He says: I
1 Offices places the amount of lands believe I bear that thing again,
! still held by these roads tn forest think it i> a cougar and says, give *
, reserves at, j , 500,00* acres; and me the gun and I'll sec wlial it i‘ . 1 4
the provision of the. act in question, I handed him the gun and walked I
that hereafter lieu selections must behind him a fi w steps. He said
lie made from nntimbered lands, is no it isn’t anything, its a stump. J
calculated to save jnst that much He stuck the gun in his pocket
! timbered land which is outside of He had a purt bottle of beer- W<
took drinks and threw rest awav
j forest reserves.
claimed it made him sick jiiu iti «
I’ . We s ,t by tre« an hour. |
he felt i >ett r an we stinted (
County Jndj,e (Fni-nian Wedn< -
it 10 thr ■e big tr ■ s and '-.it I
day appointed Lev Xli*-nrd, h m
»r jn ho n r or more. I began •
Inn« keeper at Cottage Or »' 1«!
:old mid 1 bunted up old b ig 1
ministrntor of the esin'e of Mr lini
liihd shavings aud-.
Lena Becker, alia* Eva D>v • 1 r>- t,
We sat around; he,
the fallen woman who • omiai'te'l
At better. I asked hi in if)
suicide at the Grove 0« March 3rd. he led ah le to go
He .H.i)■ i no; and j
She had $534 4<l caab in the bank doubled up a» if in rram, s in ;
there her lioosehold good» ar< val stomach 1 kit ed tip fit
ued at $ltM), mid »he owned real es and laid 1 lown on
O ur O w n Free Delivery Wagon.
tate valued at 93SO.
■deepy. I siiil j
he asked m** if I h
«leepy in the!
not mud but will
Mai. No. 4 3 .
He sud if you wan; t<>|
P e rte o t irr a n iliitc e i*»-« w i t h g t a - -<•; morning,
take a 11 ip I ’ll w. ke pou up aud I
a t M in ise li ».
WELCH & WOODS
FOR THE GROCERY
EARCE & JOHNSON
Have the Best S h o e s = = .