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About The evening news. (Roseburg, Douglas County, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 13, 1909)
THE EVENING NEWS
BY B. W. BATES
IHHUKI) DAILY KXI'KIT SUNDAY
Kntered as Becond-class matter
Nov. 5, 1909, at Roscburg, Ore., un
der act ot March 3, 1879.
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MOMMY, IIUt'H.MIiKH 13. KMIO.
18 HOUND OVUlt.
(rants Pass Young Man Accused of
GRANTS PASS, Or., Dec. 11 The
preliminary hearing of Matthew Law
arrested on suspicion of being the
person who sent the blackmailing let
tor to Mrs. A. N. Parsons, of this
city, was held today before Justice of
tho Peace Holman, and resulted In
his beliii? bound over to the grand
jury. Ills bonds wore fixed at ,
000. Great Interest Is being mani
fested In the case, the court room
being crowded. The state's evidence
consisted of testimony by H. J. Gll
koy and G. P. Jester, both bank
cashiers, and Ralph Looney, an ac
countant, that the handwriting of the
blackmailing letter was similar to
that of Law. His sweetheart- Dollle
McKce, wa3 put on the stand by the
state, but she hedged on most of her
testimony. United States Postal In
spector 13. F. Morse Is here and a
government case may be made out of
Law has lived hero several years,
usually doing common labor. Ilolllo
McKee Is a typical school girl, al
though she has worked some as n do
mestic for families hero. It wab thru
such employment "lnt sne mct kaw.
She Is pretty. She has big round eyes
of baby blue, and pouting lips and a
At the conclusion of her testimony
In tho preliminary henrlng boo cross
ed the court room to where !.nw was
standing, nnd with her left arm
nround Ills waist looked trustingly
into his face while she condoled hlin
over his predicament. When they
were parted, she wept and kissed him
good bvo. Sho will bo held as a wit
ness, nevertheless, and tonight she
Is going to her home In Jackson
county to arrange for ball for both.
Law denies everything. He look
ed through tho bars of his cell last
night and snld that when he was
hailed bv the officers ho thought they
were after him for a llttlo transact
ion Involving the unlawful buying of
whlskov. Tho blackmailing charge
did not enter his mind, he declared.
"I don't know what I did on Nov
ember 29," he snld. "I am sure 1
was homo most of the dav. Polly
has told me sho did not wnnt to tes
tify the handwriting in tho blnrk
inalllng letter was mine. She will
never tell them anything, for she has
nothing to tell. My arrest was
brought about by sonio officer who
hns it for me. Tho paper that the
Parsons letter Is written on is noth
ing like anything 1 have around the
Law was asked to write a new
specimen for comparison. Ho com
piled quickly, showing Bklll In the
tiso of tho pencil.
HICAL KSTATK TKAXSFKKS.
S. 0. Miller to M. L. Morris, Vt
acre of land sltnnted near Dillard.
Oregon & California Railroad Co.,
to Maggie J. Poe, the WM, of SV'
of Sec. 7. tp. 28. S. R. 4 west.
A. H. HlnkiMon to VI. O. Howard.
N'li of the NKVJ. being lots 1 and
2, of sec. 4. tp. 24, S. R. 7, W. of W.
M., containing 68 acres. Considera
Hll.n Tlnrntrnr to .ljS. O. Omit
nnd Walter Thompson Slfc of NUM.
KMj of NV Vi -of see. 7, p. 31. . k
1 '.. containing 160 acres. Consul
l.,,.,lr Klrlmntrlrk to A. A. l.POn
Riddle. Consideration $800.
Harry Richards andwire to Sarah
Applegate, certain land situated In
Yoncalla. Considralion $60.
George B. McMlllen to Daniel W.
Tarpley, all of sec. 16, tp. 24., S. R.
8 w., containing 640 acres. Consid
Daniel. W. Tarpley to Geo. H. Rog
ers, all of sec. 16, tp. 24, S. R. 8, W.,
containing 64p acres. Considerat
William Klnlrtus to John H. Lelgh-
"SXEAKS DOX'T ADVEIIT1HE"
Unique Text of liulgratlon Sciinou nt
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 13.
Sneaks Don't Advertise," was the
lext ot an (migration sermon recently
delivered by a Mc.Mlnnvllle minister.
Ho followed thlB up by showing the
value of intelligent publicity work In
attracting settlers to the Pacific
Northwest and the benefits alike to
the newcomer and country settled.
Each Bettler means added wealth to
the stale and In return the Pacific
States offer greater opportunity to
the man from the older sections or
the country. The Northwest has a
duty to perform, believes this pastor,
In bringing people from overcrowded
districts of the Bast to this land of
opportunity and live cltleB In the
Northwest are making the most of
their advantages In attracting settlers.
A few specialties: all colors and
finishes, in the famous New Cote
Stains. Ocoboco Linoleum Varnish;
there's nothing else as good. 3 in
one oils, the best glues and tho only
silver polish that's first class. Rice
& Rice. tf
Many attractive Xmas gifts at the
Roseburg Rook Store. tf
Hns on display for tlio Holidays a
Choice selection of dishes, Including
hand painted Ncliimi, Jnpanseso and
Clilnu dishes in bemitlful designs. Al
so 11 lino lino of silk handkerchiefs,
toys for tho children and some
fine Ilrnss ware. Call anil ninko your
selection early. Prices way down nnd
the goods nro tho best to bo hnd.
Goods of every description
. c . 1
moved to any part 01 mo
city. Prices reasonable.
H. S. FRENCH
Roseb u rg
South SideCass St., Near
STAPLETON & PATTERSON, Propf.
OPEN AT ALL HOURS
Leading and best reetaurnnt in the
city. Jvolie But white people employee
Xothimi but the best in the market
served. Live us A trial and ha con
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without electric lights. Though we
can wire "any old" building, the
best work is when the doubu is being
constructed. We are always ready
to give an accurate estimate and to
guarantee the best work.
a T PPIOR
315 N. Jackson St. Roseburg, Or
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