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 Lake ~ Malheur County Oregon Newspapers, 1894

Lake County

Population 2,694. This county is in the extreme southeastern portion of the State. The county is over 100 miles square, formerly the chief industry was stock-raising; at present more attention is being paid to farming. On the margin of the numerous lakes there are well-improved farms, annually producing tops of wheat, rye, timothy, vegetables, and fruits of every kind, Including strawberries, raspberries, etc. The timber is of pine, Juniper, and mahogany, excellent for both lumber and fuel. There are at least four steam saw-mills, all in active operation.

Lake View, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Examiner A. Y. Beach Thur. Dem. 1879

Lane County

Population 15,198; stock-raising, agriculture and lumbering. South from Linn and Benton counties, and reaching east and vest from the ocean to the Cascade mountains, a distance of 120 miles, is Lane County. Eugene city is the seat of the State University, the highest and best school in the State.

Cottage Grove, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Echo-Leader E. P. Thorp Sat. Ind. 1889

Eugene City, Population 3,958

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Guard I. L. Campbell Daily Dem. 1891
Guard Weekly Edition Sat. Dem. 1868
Oregon State Journal H. R. Kincaid Sat. Ind.-Rep. 1884
Register S. M. Yoran & Son Wed. Rep. 1884

Florence, Population 200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
The West B. F. Alley Friday Ind. 1890

Junction City, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times S. L. Moorhead Sat. Ind. 1891

Lincoln County

Lincoln County is a new county formed from Benton County, and as yet no statistics have been compiled. It possesses excellent seaports and fine shipping facilities.

Newport, Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News J. E. Matthews Thur. Ind. 1893

Toledo, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Yaquina Post Coll Van cleve Sat. Ind. 1882

Linn County

Population 16,265. This county is mainly devoted to agriculture. There is at Albany a collegiate ion. Albany has also a fine water-power, which is applied to three large merchant flouring mills.

Albany, Population 6,872

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democrat Stiles & Nuttiug Daily Dem. 1865
Democrat Weekly Edition Friday Dem. 1865
Herald Train & Whitney Daily Rep. 1885
Herald-Disseminator Weekly Edition Thur. Rep. 1879
Oregon Trader Trader Pub. Co. Month Immigra 1890
Sunday Telescope Telescope Pub. Co. Sunday Ind. 1891

Brownsville, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times Cavender & Calder Friday Ind. 1889

Halsey, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News Cray & Cross Friday Ind. 1890

Harrisburg, Population 850

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Courier J. B. Morin Friday Non-Part. 1891

Lebanon, Population 650

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advance Geo. L. Alexander Friday Ind. 1892
Express H. Y. Kirkpatrick Friday Ind. 1887

Scio, Population 900

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Press T. L. Dugger Friday Populist 1889

Malheur County

Population 2,601; stock-raising. This is a new county, organized from the southern part of Baker. The settlers are described as prosperous and contented. There is an abundance of land awaiting settlement.

Ontario, Population 200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News W. K. Bowen Thur. Ind. 1892

Vale, Population 205

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Gazette S. H. Shepherd Thur. Dem. 1889

Oregon Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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