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VOL. I
ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1909.
NO. 27
Secretary of War Calls Zelaya
to Time-Gives Passports
CONGRESS TO SAY WAR
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If it Thinks HeM President Taft
Endorses the Stand Taken I))'
Secretnry Knox Will Know
et Mondny
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1. Secre
tary of State Knox lute today return
ed the passports of Felipe Rodrigues,
Charge d'Affaires of the Nicaragua
legation, with a letter scathingly de
nouncing the Zelaya government of
Nicaragua.
The letter Is definitely declared
to represent the views of President
' Taft and Is about as plain spoken as
anything emanating from the State
Department In many years.
The extraordinary feature of the
letter Is that It seems to evlnt-e an
Intention on the part of the Unltced
States to hold President Zelaya per
sonally responsible for the alleged
torture and execution of the Ameri
cans Cannon and Groce, and exhibits
the unique situation or one holding
the chief executive of another as a
common malefiactor.
Zelaya is branded as a vlolntor of
solemn International conventions, a
distributor of natlonul peaco and In
ternational peace, a tyrant, whoso ad
ministration has been a hlot upon
the name of good government.
Secretary ivnox virtually announ
ces the recognition of the Nlcaraguan
revolutionists, declares It to be the
conviction of the United Slates that
the revolution represents the senti
ments of a majority of the Nlcara
gimn people, and that there Is evi
dently no responsible government
with which the United States can
deal.
He therefore announces that nil
parties will be held accountable for
their actions as affecting the Interests
of Americans and the pence of Cen-
Ivnl IninHon
He further Informs Senor Rodrl-
gues that, while he hns lost his dli
lomatic quality, he may slill serve as
an "unofficial" channel of communi
cation with the faction which he Is
regarded as representing.
This brings the crisis aa near to
the status of war as it could be
brought by executive action without
a definite declaration of Congress,
which will convene next Monday. Mr.
Knox's letter In nil but so many
words makes It plain that the action
represents the wish and attitude of
all the Central American States with
the single exception of Honduras,
which is regarded here as entirely
dominated with Zelaya. Mexico has
Its sympathy with tho United States
in this matter.
gunboat Yorktown, 'now at Magdel
ence Fay. to proceed to Corillto on the
west coast of Nicaragua, nieano that
this country has decided upon war
nieasureres if necessary.
The action, of Secretary Knox if
Known to be with full approval of
President Taft, and it is as near an
open declaration of war na is possi
ble under tlLO circumstances.
A MASS MEETING
HOT ENGLISHMEN
(Special to The Evening Nowf.)
LONDON, Dec. 2. The National
Democratic League today issued
call for a great mats meeting, to be
held in Trafalgar Square on Saturday
where warfure on the House of
Lords, following the rejection of the
budget began.
The call for the meeting says:
'The Lords have declared w;U"
against the people," and urges the
people to destroy forever tho "power
for evil now exercised by the Lords.
Parliment will be prorogued at 2
o'clock tomorrow afternoon, and if
the plans are carried out that are
contemplated the prorogation will
dissolve parliament only until J ami
ary 1, as it is considered uutmfe to
end the session Irrevocably, as wo;ild
be the case If it were not for the
present crisis. The budget debate
waB resumed today In the House of
Commons.
P,
ber of tho Oregon Legislature, and
during the session of 1903 caused to
be passed the Corporation tax law,
which measure has since returned
. the state a revenue exceeding $100,-
1 000 per year. Eddy was the author
1 of the bill, and through his efforts
AnnnrJ rhrvcanrhbrnim Qhnw I it passed both housts. The measure
...,.....w..... ..v,. . Bimiar to the corporation tax
Closes Tonight I clause attached to the United States
'tariff bill. Mr. Eddy also promoted
Che organization of tho Tillamook
i County Bank, of which concern be
JUDGES GET VERY BUSY director for several vears.
hile Coos Bay people will regret
j to see Messrs. Lawrence and Eddy re-
i sign their positions in the land oilice
Many Varieties of the Notable Flower I audMr- B,rown hia position as pros-
CAPTAIN AND BOAT
ENDED BY GASOLINE
(Special to The Evening News.)
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2. Capt.
Peter Figari is dead and Capt. Nells
Johnson narrowly escaped instant
death when the explosion of a 50
g'allon gasoline can sent a $5000
launch, the "Nevada" to the bay's
bottom. Capt. Figari was the only oc
cupant of tho launch, and was pre
paring to take passengers out to a
ship on the bay when the engine be
came uncontrollable. Cant, .lesson
was In a launch nearby. Figari call
ed for helj), nd Jesson sprang aboard
the Nevada. As he did this he heard
(he noise made by the back fire of a
gasoline engine, and sprung back on
hoard his own boat as the explosion
occurred.
Capt. Figari went down with his
vessel and his body has not been re
covered, f.
Washington; dcc. 2. Every
Indication today goes to 'Show that
Uncle Sam Intends to force n solu
tion of the Nicaragua itwiMor. Th.
nction of Secretary Knox discontin
uing relations with the Zelayan gov
ernment means an immediate mov
ment looking toward a domination
of the situation.
Tho order for the transport. Pra
irie to sail this afternoon with 7i0
marines for Central American waters
and orders from the Navy Depart
ment for the cruiser Albany and (he
WHITMAN COLLEGE
TABOO MASS PLAY
(Special to The Evening News)
WALLA WALLA, Dec. 2. The
Whitman College faculty has posted
a notice to the effect that unless foot
ball rules are modified so as to elim
inate mass plays, football will be
abolished in that college. The injur
ies sustnlnud by Light, a Whitman
man, in the Thanksgiving game with
the heavy W. S. C. team, is believed
to he responsible for the action.
householderTo Mr. and Mrs.
George W. Householder, near
Greens, on December 1, 1909, a
boy.
QUI NX In Roseburg, December 1,
1909, to the wife of C. E Qulnn,
a daughter.
Aw on Display Are Viewed by
Hundreds of Admirers The
.Prizes Awaitled
The annual chrysanthemum show
given under the auspices of the Lad
ies' Aid Society of the Methodist
church will reach a close this even
ing after a very successful two day's
session. Many varieties of the. notable
flower were on display, and were
viewed by hundreds of admirers who
pronounced them the best ever.
Tho judges, consisting of of Mes-
dames W. H. Willis, F. M. Stanton
and A. C. Marsters, awarded the
prizes this morning as follows:
White Mrs. M. Ollivant, first;
Mrs. Joseph Mlcelli, second
Yellow Mrs. Walter Hamilton,
first and second.
Red Mrs. Walter Hamilton, first;
Mrs. Lfndsey, 'second.
Pink Mrs. Joseph Mlcelli, first;
.Mrs. M. Ollivant, second.
Lavender Mrs. Walter Hamilton,
first; Mrs. Joseph Mlcelli, second.
Green Mrs. Walter Hamilton,
first; Mrs. M. Ollivant, secord.
Cream Mrs. Joseph Mlcelli, first;
Mrs. Walter Hamilton, second.
New Variety Mrs. Walter Ham
ilton, first and second.
Ostrich Plume
Lavender Mrs. M. Olivant,
Mrs. Joseph Mlcelli, second.
White Mrs. M. Ollivant,
Mrs. Joseph Miceilf, second.
Best Pot Grown (white) Mrs. M.
Ollivant, first and second
Colored Pot Grown Mrs. R. Ter
rell, first and second.
Best Boquet Mrs. M. Ollivant,
first; Mrs. pyslnger. second.
Variety Boquet Mrs. But) I, first;
Mrs. Kohlhagen, second.
first;
first;
lKHKHVti! GOOD WISHFS
For the Itrtiilng Officials of Land
Oilice und Prosecuting Attorney,
We note In a recent Issue of The
Roseburg Evening News a mention
of a change in business by men well
known here.
J. M. Lawrence, receiver at the
Roseburg land office, will remove
from that place to Bend, Oregon,
after his successor Is appointed some
time early in December. He does
not state his future intentions.
Benjamin L. Eddy, the register,
and Geo. M. Brown, prosecuting At
torney fcr the district, have formed
a partnership in the practice of law.
Mr Brown has held the office of
prosecuting attorney for twelve
years and Is well known throughout
the state. He has been prominently
mentioned for United States Prose
cuting Attorney, but has always de
clined the honor.
Mr. Eddy is well known throughout
Douglas and adjoining counties, his
work of Register oi. the land ofbee
bringing him in touch with hun
dreds of settlers in all parts of the
district. In Coos Bay his name Ih a
familiar ono and his friends are num
bered by his acquaintances.
During his residence at Tilamonk
Mr. Eddy was twice elected a inein-
them success, wherever and whatever
they may undertake. Coos Bay Harbor.
$101,000 BID FOR
JEFFRIES FIGHT
(Special to Tho Kveulng News.
NEW YORK, Dec. 2. It was iii
nounced this afternoon that th. man
agers of Jeffries and Johnson had
accepted the bid of R. M Rickaids.
allied to Jack Gleason In s'.aging tho
world championship fight. ihe prop
osition accepted was the first, onVp-d
by Rickards, who named a guarantee
purse of $101,000 and two-thirds rr
the receipts derived from ihe mov
ing pictures of the fight.
3,000 MINERS IDLE
BECAUSE OF STRIKE
(Special to The Evening News.)
BUTTE, Mont., Dec. 2. The im
mense Boston-Montana mines of the
Amalgamated Copper Co., olosed
down today, as a result of the Btrlke
of the railroad swlthchmen, that has
paralized trade throughout this sec
tion. Three thousand men are thrown
out of employment because of this
action of the mine owners.
KPlilXGHTEAD ARRESTED
Charged With Helling Can of
crated Milk.
Adul
J. I. Springbtead, who conducts a
dairy a short distance south of the
city," wasB arrested shortly afternoon
today charged with selling milk con
taining less than three and two
tenths buttor-fat, contrary to the
dairy and food laws of Oregon.
The complaint was issued at (he
request of W. K. Catterlin. deputy
dairy and food Inspector, who alleges
that the said J. L. Springstead sold
to J. K. Falbe, on December 1, a -jan
of adulterated milk, said product
containing less butterfat than requir
ed by law. '
The above case Is the first of Its
kind to be filed during the adminis
tration of the present district attor
ney,. George M. Brown.
ORGAN FIND BENEFIT
What Shall Your Christmas Gift Be?
TO HIM TO HER TO THEM
Something that will outlive the day and the season; something useful; something beautiful.
What e'se.indeed, but something from the Roseburg Book Store the store that is ready .for any test
that yon may give it the store that offers you a variety of Holiday Gifts, the equal of which cannot be
found anywhere in Roseburg? A visit to this store means a correct solving of the gift problem.
Hundreds of excellent presents are displayed in every department hints for all people, at all prices,
from a trifle, upwards to the highest figure you may care te expend. Every help we can give you, We
offer heartily and cheerfully come early while the stock is fresh and unbroken. A few suggestions:
WRITING PAPER specially boxed for gifts. Can you think of a more acceptable Christmas gift
than a box of really fine writing paper? Writing paper is something one uses constantly and one is
therefore constantly reminded of the giver. The prices range from 25 cents up. ;
Toilet Sets, Military Brushes, Pocket Knives, Station
ery, Minors, Story B.xks, Picture Books, for children,
0 Toys, Dolls, Games, Post Card Albums, Pictures,
Xmas Cards, New Year Cards.
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Roseburg' BooK Store
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The following urogram will 1)6
given at tlio Miic'ruheo hull, Monday
evening, Deceniher (I, mirier the
nusploes of Ihe missionary society of
the Presbyterian church, for the
benefit of the new organ fund:
Solo Veen!....- Mrs. (leo. Tiller
rtefidinn Prof. Hay Henderson
Vocal Solo. Rev. .1. K. Hurkhart
Piano Solo Miss Merla Hales
Heading Master Woodson Me.ddnx
Vocal Solo.. ..Who'll Uury my Lav
ender? Miss Harris
Song Tableau ,Iesi:s Lover of
My Soul..". Four Young l.ailies
Reading For the honor or the
woods Miss May Page
Vocal Solo'.. Mrs. .1. B. Illlrkh il l
Everybody stay and enjoy a social
hour after the program. Delicious
home made candy and ice cream will
he on sale. iJon't fall to be there. The
place, Maccabee hall, Monday even
ing. December 6. nt 8 o'clock
d-sw-d"
COm ON LAI
Where Friends Conservation
Expect to Make Their Fight
AFRAID OF PIGEONHOLE
Where I lillx lire Often Put Sufetly
Away to Nliimhcr Forever Vnless
l'llzgenild's AlllelKlineilt In
Called to Deliverance-
''(Special to Tho Evening News)
WASHINGTON', D. C, Dec. 2.
Tho friends of tho policy of conser
vation of tho nuturnl resources of the
country realize today their light in
Congress which convena Monday, will
be centeied in the House committee
on lands.
It ;s said the conservation meas
ures nro upt to slumber In the com
mitter pigeonhole unless tho Fitz
gerald amendment to House rules
can be operated to force the measure
out.
Speaker Cannon and Reprencntn
llve Mondell, of Wyoming, who is
ehalrmn-i of ti e lands committee, nro
said to in. ve an understanding. Mini
doll owns a groat amount o? vVy mi
Ing lands. It is asserted that Sec
rotary Dalllnger's recommendations
for conservation legislation, for the
most part, aro unconstitutional.
COOL MURDERER IS
HUNTED BY POSSES
(Special to The Evening News.)
DAKERSKIRU), Cal., Doc. 2.
Armed posses nro today searching for
n man named Canity who killed
Hamilton Proctor in a Utclo Lake
store, and who now 1b a fugitive from
Justice In tho great Mojnve desert.
Accni'dtlii' tn the iirnirlitt r tlm
store Oarrlty entered the place to
purchase a candle, and thou grumbl
ed because ho believed live cents au
exorbitant price. Proctor, who was
standing near, said: "Olvo 111 m hla
nlckle. I'll take ihe candle."
Oarrlty, It is uPeged, then shot
Proctor, who died three hours later.
A reward of $200 Is offered for Oarrlty.
U. S VESSEL OF WAR
FOR NICARAGUA
(Special to The Evening News)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 2
It la officially announced by tho Navy
Department today, that the gunboat
Prairie hns been ordered to sail from
Philadelphia to Nicaragua this afternoon.
TAKING TESTIMONY
ALASKA COAL CASE
f Special to Tho Evening Nova.) '
SPOKANK, Dpc. 2. Tho Cmibthi;
hfim conl land hearing, which be sun
In Seattle, was resumed in ihe 1 oU
erul Court today. The "sinn wan
devoted to the hearing of the testi
mony of the entrymcn living In Spo
kane Including A. U. Campbell, John
A. Finch and- Arthur D. Jones. Tho
cnHe in being tried before Commis
sioner Fred T. Bennett.
AT THE STAR I
"20 Minuets Before
Train Time"
A Comedy Sketch by CasHlman
, & Montgomery
PICTURES
"Hasty Tempered Father."
"The Sheriff's Girl."
Illustrated Song by MiBB
Johnson.
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Proclamation
NO. v.
This is simply to notify the
lovers of Pyrography work that I
shall be pleased to have them call
and look over my stock.
Boxes and boxes, Plaques and
pictur6 frames, Calenders ami
Dutch shoes. Articles useful and
articles ornamental. Prices lower
than they used to be.
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THE IRONMONGER
LOCAFi NEWS.
Tlio best box ronfnr'tlontry.
"LiOwnoy'a'I fresh at the Itosehiirg
Book Store. tf.
Mr. Johnson, of tho Star theatre,
fs spending a few days at Portland.
He iB expected home this evening or
tomorrow.
One lone drunk was taken In by
the local officers this afternoon. He
will be arraigned before City Record
er Orctitt tomorrow morning.
Last evening's session of the Uap
tlst revival wa "specially enjoyed
by all those present. Tho splrtunl
temperatnip was inanlff Ktly on the up
grade and therf was something of ihe
old time atmosphere in the Hcrunn
and In the songs which waH pleasing
to nil. Two were received for church
membership. An evang"Hstic service
was held at the Southern Pacific
round house at noon today. Uoth the
afternoon and evening sessions are
full of Interest and will repay )our
attendance.
FRUIT TRKKS FOR HALE.
Home grown, consisting of stand
ard apples sueh an Newton I'lppln,
Spllzenherg and Ortly; on branched
roots with scions from orchard of A.
I. Mason, Hood Rlvor, Ore. War
ranted truo to name. Can a)Bo fur
nish any nursery Block desired from
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CHRISTMAS GIFTS
COME IN AND WE WILL ASSIST
YOU' IN SELECTING YOUR PRESENTS
Our stock is large and Better than ever
Australian and Cerman Decorated China.
Suit Cases.
Craphaphones.
Rugs and Draperies.
Children's Carts and Rockers.
Chiffioners and Dressers.
Center and Library Tables.
Morris Chairs and RocKers.
Couches and Lounges.
Space is too limited to namo the many beautiful
articles that will please yon. Come in and set).
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Headquarters for Celebrated Columbia Graphaphonos, Dotiblo Discs and
Indestructible RecorMg.
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