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JUNCTION CITY, OREGON, THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 7, 1901
(All New Goods)
3s the Lztstd Where Rolls 'tho
To Picture Its Wealth Would Require the Pen
of Ruskin or the Brush of a Durer.
Bounteous nature loves all lands,
Beauty wanders everywhere,
1'oot-prinU leaves on many strands,
But her homo la surtdy here.
.Angel iold their wings and rest
In this Eden of the West.
Lano county extends from the summit
of the Cascades to tlio Pacific Ocean. In
giee it is alout five times as largo as
Rhode Islam! or Connecticut. It fronts
on the Pacific a distance of thirty miles,
with a splendid linrlwr at the city of
Florence. It occupies every altitude
from the ocean ..Itench to tho ghuler
crowned summit of the "Three Sinters"
at the southeastern corner of the county.
The Count Range cuts it in two from
north to south. " u,
Inu county is half prairie land, with
.. .:..t. nriulikniur nliitmliint crons
; v,irr iiv-ti ow.., ! j. .
ot grain, hay, fruit and vegetab es, and
half hill ami upland., ino tnuie-mnus
bordering the valleys are partly covered
with tinner or brush, most of it being
oiu-n enough for tine pastumo. .'These
lands nro fertile and yield abundant
crops when cultivated. Every crop that
crows in tho Willamette Valley glows
in Lano county. All the farms aro sup
plied from natural sources with tho best
ot water. The immense timber wealth,
aggregating nearly 2L),IKK),(X)U,000 feet, is
lust beginning to receive attention. No
county in the United-States has as largo
an amount of timber as Lane. Tho fa
mous Bohemia mining district, destined
to become the Cripple Creek of Oregon,
lies oartlv in Lane county.
'1 l.n nrmntatinn of LllMO COUntV IS
.it o mill, nil while. The county is
rapidly adding to Us population desir
Rhio Immigrants from tho Eastern
States. Eu;'ne, 11 miles Bouth of Jitnc
tion City, with a population of 5,000, Is
Tho county's indebtedness, amounting
to fsr,(XX), is comparativoly small, and
Villi v. ,v T ...
Tlio following is ft summary of the
oroductions of Lano county for 1900 :
tn nonntv.. .2.7W.700
Anrns under cultivation. 120.000
Bushels of wheat...... 750,000
' Jushels of oats. 025 000
Parley and rye...."..,,......., 2S.000
Bushels of corn 2").000
Tons of hay................... M,(XW
tl..,.l,nlo nl nutntoeM ..... i . 225.000
Butter and cheese, pounds 5:!li;2"
I'onndsot imps i,uoo.uw
Bu8liels of apples , 800,000
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Buohel of pearl.; . 20,flu0
miBtieis oi prunes . . , ... ..... 7,uuo
T'limhnr f.w.1 , OO fHWl iXkt
Wool. tund. ....... 'l5o!()00
Ounces of gold duet 0,000
Excepting the trooical and ritrui vn
rieties, all fruits thrive in Lane county
even the lender olive and . A
mond, peanuts . ana walnuts nave
function Citr. Oregon, is situated In
tho northern part of Lane county, 110
miles south of rorthtnd, 57 mllci south
ol Salem, the capital of the State, and
I miles north of Eugene, tlte county
seat. It is on thtJ main lino ot the
Southern Taciflc Railroad, wid has a
ttopultttion of about 1000 Inhabitant.
t is one of tho most prosperous and en
terprising cities in the Willamette Val-
ev. The city is platted on elthftrside
of the Southern TadAc tracks, and Is in
the center of the widest icrtion of the
Willamette Valley. All kinds ot mer
canl'de Interests, professions and trades
are here represented. Junction City
ins three cliurchcs, and a grade?! hool
buildlna that cost over t000. The hotel
block was built by a stock company of
citir-ens, and cost over 128,000. here is
also to bo found ono of the finest opera
louses betweeo San Francisco and Port-
and. Wo have one bank, the Farmers
& Merchants', owned by home capital
ists. It Is a solid institution, inere
are three larae train elevators here, two
newspapers, waterworks, a pood steam
fireenirine. Also a full roller procoxs
flour mill, which has gained an enviable
reputation for the excellence of its
flour both at home and abroad.' lnls
mill rays tho highest market price foi
its wheat, and imvs cash. It ia also a
a sound financial institution.
There is more grain and other pro
duce, including live fctock, shipped from
this jwint than from any other place in
the Willamette V alley.
Another enterprise is a fruit drying
establishment, with the latest improve
ments for steam evaporating process
with a drying capacity of 1000 bushels
of prunes jrr day. This plant has a
warehouse and canning department, and
is one of tho most complete of its kmd in
the State. It is indispensable to the
fruit Jnduttry In this section.
Ten acres of good bearing fruit trees,
with proper care and untUnt.(?an;1e
made to net tho crer from f.Wi- f.:0
per finnnnv, ;Ja at; rung .1&Mr&-ikJ
and setting on i trtvsfrtun veo t ? tlirte
years old, they will U'in Kmrinj; the
fourth or fifth year, end you need not
b out the use of your land from the
lime of setting out the trees until they
come to bearing. They do better to
have the laud cultivated. You can
plant with vegetables, and by so doing
make it profitable each year. Land
suitable for these orchards can bo
bought at f 15 to 50 per acre, according
Ladies' Tailor-Made Suits,
$5.50 Up to $65.
Lad iesV Capes & Jackets,
$1 Up to $25.
Big Line Men's Clothing.
SUITS ALL-WOOL, SILK-SEWED.
$7.50 and Up.
Mail Orders Heceive Prompt Attention.
DOST OVERLOOK OUlt
Dry Goods Department.
Why You Should Settle
in Lane County .
Because it is the best country known to
. t. . . . ... ... .
mo man oi moucraie means.
Becauso you will find a country of rich
soil awaiting the settler. ,
Becaaso there are uplands, prairio lands
and alluvial river lkiltomn.
Because you' can lw certain of profitable
ivhuhiu iiwiu wnuiuvur you puv
in the soil.
Because tho winter does not consume
wuut uio summer produces.
Because there are moro and better on-
liiur than elsuwhero.
Becauso the seasons are regular, and no
,. iuiir oi itoji muuro.
Bucauso the country is never scourged
by cyclone?, devastating etorms
Because everything grown elsovhee can
oo prouueeu nere more aDun
duntly. Becauso there are moro chances for the
- profitable investment of capital
Because for liealthfulness this soetion is
unequaieu on tne laco ot tne
Because you have no long winter months
to eucounter, with no excessive
' dry heat in summer,'
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Because yon will find as orderly com
munities as anywhere ou this
... - continent., ,
Because vou , will find the most open
hearted people in the world.
Because it is in the widest portion of the
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ferine miiainuue vauev.
Pecau8e as a dairying section it has no
equal, it is the ideal homo of
Because for live stock, goat and sheep
raising it can't bo beat. .
Because it contains a larger amount of
the best merchantable timber
, tlinn any county in the Unitad
Becauso of the great and growing trade
with China, Japan, the Pinup
, ; pines, Hawaii, Alaska, and
every other port on the face of
tho globe, thin section -is enre
ot a nevfcr-failim: market for
its grain, its lumber, live stock
and dairy products. No 'por
tion of the United States has ns
bright ft future before it today
as the Willamette Valley, in
Becaubo education is paramount. Pub
lic schools and churches aro to
be found in every community. ,
capacity of 2000 pounds a day. 'Besides
supplying the wants of the people
of this vicinity, through, our merchants,
tri-weekly shipments are made to Tort
land, where there h always an active
market for dairy products.
Here is a" grand opportunity to make
a good comfortable living and lay up
some money for a rainy day. 3ood
dairy cows will net the owner from $30
to50'per cow per snntun. There is
any amount of excellent land for dairy
purposes, in ckse proximity to Junction
City, that can be purchased in parcels
to vwt at from f 12 to t25 ier acre. The
Creauf ry compy Pay highest
r-irkoirvr'v f- r butter fat. and pays la
cash once a month,' so' that its patrons
are never without ready cash and that
puts a man on the same footing as the
village blacksmith, who "looted the
whole world in the f;ice, for he owed not
. ff t t
any man." Jo mausiry ouers oenci-
inducements or insures a better return
forthemone? invested thai a herd of
good dairy cows intelligently managed.
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The Willamette Valley extends west
ward from Junction City about 15 miles
to tho foothills of the Coast Range.
Southwest of Junction, near these foot-
hilts, is Elmira, cn the stagt) hue to the
coast. There is quite a little business
carried on at this place. Besides a post-
office, there are stores; a church, school
house, sawmill, blacksmith shop, etc.
It is situated on the Long Tom River,
whicij flows north through Monroe, an
other flourishing little town, in Benton
county, and emptiesinto the Willamette
River some six or eight miles nortnet
of Monroe. The 'Government has al
ready appropriated money to improve
this stream and make it "navigable to its
Of JUNCTION CITY, OREGON,
I JJi'8HSEix, Get). W. Pickets -President.
W. C. Washburne, F. V. Washbcrnb
Cashier. Asst Cashier.
Has the best facilities for haudling tha
IjankinjuJuwiM'Wof y.tK iuu '.,
and South Beuton counties. , w
Board of Directors : -
J. A. Bubhnell, C. W. Washburne,
Geo. Pickett, J. T, Milliorn,
' T. A. Milliorn. - ' ;
A. G.IIovitv, - L. G. Hru-v,
President. . Cashier.
B. H. Hovky Asst. Cashier.
A. G. HOVEY & CO. -
Tiansacta general bunking busiuesa.
Established. 1S82. Oldest bank in tho
county. Eugene, Or.
passed beyond tho experimental etago. 1 to location. Apple and par orohaixls
i'ruit lias been grown in Oregon for 40 are also very profitable
years, but onlyoflato years in a scien
tific nunnor.' The State now supplies
nid und information, through the Board
of Horticulture and the Corvalhs Agri
cultural College. No one need longer
fail through I gnorance of proper meth
od nf stock selection, planting, cnlliva-
Continued on lam page.
Another enterprise, and not the least
by any means, is a creamery thai has
ht been established here by the
VVeathevlv Creamery Co., of Portland,
one of the substantial and wido-awake
business concerns' of that city. The
nlnnt ta oniiinnrid with the verv latest
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machinery for waking butter, and has a
Monroe is 9 miles northwest of Junc
tion Citv. in Benton county, and is sur
fiai bv a cood fiirmine country. It
has twolarge general merchandise 6tores,
a "drug store, livery stable, school, Cath
olic and Protestant churches. It is 17
willed south of Corvallis, the county seat
nf ronton county. A new railroad from
Junction City through Monroe to Cor
vallis. to connect tho main lino of the
Southern Pacific with the branch road
from Portland to Corvallis, is a tlv.ug of
the near future. , '
lLiirisburg is tho first Bcat'on north
of Junction City, at a distance of
miles, on the main line of the Southern
Pneifie railroad. It is on the east side
L,f the Willarnetto River, in the southern
imrt of Linn county. It has about 700
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VINCENT & CO.
TOILET ARTICLES, etc. .
gCTTERMS CASH. . -
Coutiuuod on last page.j
Pbnos and Organs. -We
are recfivinn fino now Pianos and.
Organs direct from the factories at Bos
ton New-York and Philadelphia. Our
pianos are bought at special cash dia
count. Wo are tho sole representativea
for Oregon, and by these, methods eaa
soil you a fine Piano or Organ cheapet
thsu any one. s
Wehnvo pianos with full metal plate
full extension duet desk for- iroiu f3i
up. AU our -good nre- warranted ny
Kohler and ("hase, thooMes-t nd larjtes
Mntic house on the eoit Iustrnn;nJ9
sold on installinents. , Comrt m nn.l ie
'Jth 8tr Eugene.