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Robbery and burglary run rampant in Lane County Oregon August 1894

“Robbery and burglary seem to have been rampant in Lane County last Saturday and Sunday.  A very bold robbery is reported to have occurred just east of Eugene last Sunday night and although the highwaymen only got $ 3.43 and … Continue reading

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Three Children Meet their Watery Grave in Local Rivers – Lane County, Oregon – July 1880

“SAD ACCIDENT A boy meets a watery grave in the Willamette.  Body not yet recovered. Thursday afternoon a distressing accident happened near the bridge at this place, by which a son of Mr Jarett was drowned.  It appears that Mr. … Continue reading

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