EUGENE , acity and the
See also:county-seat of Lane county,
See also:Oregon, U.S.A., on the Willamette
See also:river, at the
See also:head of navigation, about 125 M . S. of
See also:Portland . Pop . (1900) 3236, of whom 237 were
See also:born; (19ro Federal
See also:census) 9009 . Eugene is served by the
See also:Southern Pacific railroad ' and by interurban electric railway . It is situated on the edge of a broad and fertile
See also:prairie, at the
See also:foot of a
See also:ridge of low hills and within view of the peaks of the
See also:Coast Range; the streets are pleasantly shaded with Oregon maples . The city is most widely known as the seat of the University of Oregon . This institution, opened in 1876 and having 95 instructors and 734 students in 1907-1908, occupies eight buildings on a grassy slope along the river
See also:bank, and embraces a
See also:college of literature, science and the arts, a college of
See also:engineering, a graduate school, and (at Portland) a school of
See also:law and a school of
See also:medicine . In the city is the Eugene Divinity School of the Disciples of Christ, opened in 1895 . Eugene is the commercial centie of an extensive agricultural
See also:district; does a large business 885 in
See also:grain, fruit, hops,
See also:cattle, wool and
See also:lumber; and has various manufactures, including
See also:flour, lumber, woollen goods and canned fruit . Eugene was settled in 1854, and was first incorporated in 1864 .
PRINCE EUGENE OF SAVOY [FRANCOIS EUGENE] (1663-1736...
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