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ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1900.
Lake Shore Passenger and
A FATAL TRAIN WRECK
rascuKor Truiit Was Huniiiug nt a
Ilih ltnte of Slm-'1 When the
Crash Orcumnl Muss of
' (Special to The Evening News)
CLEVELAND, O., Dec. 18. As the
result of the Lake Shore passenger
train colliding with a switch engine
at the foot of East Twenty-Sixth
street, ten persons were killed out
right and scores injured at an early
hour- this morning. The Lake Shore
train was traveling at a high rate of
speed when It struck the engine and
a mass of debris and the loss of many
lives as the result of the collision.
Fortunately none of the passengers
wer-3 killed but many were injured.
The known dead are: II. L. Adams,,
passenger engineer; A. G. Burns, en
gineer swthch engine; John Swales,
switchman; George Frank, switch
man; Edward Bascher, switchman.
Fatally Injured: Jacob Carrier, pass
enger; both firemen badly burned;
three switchmen, who were killed,
t were riding on the switch engine at
the time of the collision.
Hi-othfi'hood of Railway Trainmen
Entertain Invited fitients
About 125 residents of Roseburg
and vicinity were present to witness
the installation of officers of (Jmpqua
Lodge No. 314, B. of R. T.. at the
Maccabee hall last evening, tncluled
among the gathering were about 40
I members of the local railroad organ
zation, a number of their wives, most
whom are members of Lodge No. 404,
"Hard to Get," Ladies Auxillinry to
the Brotherhodd of Railway Train
men, and a large concourse of Invit
The spacious hall was elaborately
decorated for the occasion, numerous
embloms of the B. of R. T. order be
ing used. Among the designs wore
red, white, and green fias;s, Innterns
and rear lights such as are in general
use In the operation of trains.
Shortly after 8 o'clock, the ap
pointed hour for the installation cere
monies to commence. Installation Of
ficer W. E. Bates took his chair and
in a few well selected remarks call
ed the npsembly to order, at the same
time hi tt meting the conductor to
prepare the office rs-elert for Installa
tion. One by one the several officers
were ushered to a ronvement spot in
front of the presiding official where
they were installed and garbed In the
regalia of their respective chair. The
Installation ceremony of the Brother
hood of Railway Trainmen Is brief,
but yet Impressive. No delays were
encountered to try the patience of
the assemliiy.j but on the contrary,
the entire personnel of officers were
Installed In less than fifteen minutes.;
Those Installed were: C. C. Neil
son, P. M. ; Wa. A. Coffin, Pres.; S. W.
Starmer, Vice-President; W. O. Cor
don, Secretary: V. E. Bates, Fl.; M.
A. Williams, Journal agent; V. H.
Tibbetts. Con.; G. Quilee, Chap.; F.
Books flake the Host Acceptable
There is a book for you to give any relative or friend that will convey
; exactly your message of love, affection, good will or friendship of whatever
I natate. There is nothing so much appreciated as a book nothing that gives
books at and lasting a pleasure. -
We are ready to supply gift-seekers with Books that will make the most
; valuable fifts, at prices considerably below those usually asked. We have
', books of hietory, the works of famous authors, spirited novels of today, rich gift
: books in elaborate, beautiful bindings, Bibles and Testaments, Children's Story
and Picture Books,- the only complete, and the best selection to choose from in
Roseburg. And .all at the fairest and most tempting prices.
But you must come and see; and come early, tor then you can choose
; from a complete, new, bright and inviting stock, and you'll also avoid the
ceaseless, perpetual Christmas rush.
231 North Jacktoa Street.
F. Brand, Warden; W. T. Fish, Inside
Guard; A. A. Lauctot, Outside
Guard. V. O. Cordon acted as Install
At the conclusion of the Installa
tion ceremonies a beautiful sofa pil
low u noil which was lettered "B. of
R. T." was presented to Frank Cav
endar who held the lucky number,
(15). This pillow was given .away
by members of the Ladies Auxiliary,
who it might be said are efficient
workers in the Interest of the rail
At the conclusion of the pillow
drawing all present repaired to the
banquet hall where they partook of
a bounteous turkey supper, prepared
by the ladies of the Auxiliary. The
spread was eomething out of the ord
inary, ard needles to say the Inner
man was satisfied.
Dancing was then indulged In until
a late hour when all departed for
their homes, speaking In the highest
terms of those in charge of the event.
A three piece orchestra furnished de
lightful music for dancing.
The following officers were elected
by the Lndies Auxiliary to the
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen at
a meellntr hold Thursday afternoon
Airs, F. Allison, M.; Mrs. C. C. Neil
son, P. M.; Mrs. Andy J. Ford, V, M.;
Mrs. W O. Cordon, Sec; Mrs. S. W.
Stnrmer, Treas. ; Mrs. Pansy Allison,
Con.; Mrs. W. Bush, Cuap.
LEGAL BATTLE OVER
(Speclnl to The Evening Nevs i
BRUS3ELLS, Dec. 18. Baroness
Vaughn quietly leit Brussells for
Paris today, presumably to consult
lawyers concerning the contest which
it is stated the three daughters of the
late King Leopold will institute In
order to break the will of their fath
er. The legal battle the daughters
are about to Institute will probably
be based upon the fact that the late
king's marriage to the Baroness,
whom it is said he left the greater
part of his fortune, was only a relig
COAL SHORTAGE AT
THE BUTTE MINE
N (Special to The Evening News.)
BUTTE, Mont., Dec. 18. The Bos
ton Montana Mines Amalgamated
Copper Company, is again Idle today
due to a shortage of conl resulting
from the coal blockade during the
switchmen's strike. Three thousand
men ure idle. Strike breakers have
been sent from Missoula to Wallace.
Idaho, where they will bo employed
in the yards. Many threats of violence
have been made against them but so
far no serious trouble has occurred.
Rev. W. H. Eaton preached at the
Baptist churrh at Ditlard last Fri
day evening to a large congregation.
I WILL MAKE SITTINGS
Up to and Including Sunday, Do-
cember 19th, and have them fin-
ished for Xmas. Cloudy weather
is all sunshine at my Studio. Let
me do your framing and save
.Ruscmiri; National Bank Itidg. .
Roseburg Book Store
Snccesiora to Agee'a Book Stori
3 COACHES DERAILED
Two Persons Fatally and Many
FAST PASSENGER TRAIN
Thrown From Track Cold Weather
Contracts the Rails and Results
in a Very Bad Accident'
The Injured x
, ( Special to The Evening -News)
CHICAGO. Dec. 18. Two women
are reported fatally injured and a
number of other passengers hurt
when the fast passenger train of the
Chicago, Burlington & Qnincy Rail
road, bound from St. Paul to Chicago,
was wrecked near Western Springs,
III., early today. Three Pullman
coaches were derailed. The wreck is
supposed to have been caused by the
contraction of the rails due to ttie in
tense cold weather prevailing hero.
Although the railroad officials deny
there are any dead passengers It Is
generally ndmitted, however, that "oe
tween 20 and 30 have received
serious injury. Among those who
have been Bent to the hosplial for
treatment are Mrs. t O. A. Lovell,
Ymlr, B. C, arm broken and head
severely cut; O. A. Lovell, Ymlr, B.
C, badly bruised; Frank Clisby, Spo
kane miner, bruised; George Tute,
Cleveland, bruised; Miss J. P. Pays
cur, aged seven, ankle broken: Vio
lette Mitchell, Charolette, Wyo.,
slightly "hurt about the body. Mrs. S.
R. Stein, Spokane, sligTitly injured;
Benjamin Bales, Portland, Ore., right
side Injured; Mrs. Barnard Echele
bacher, Portland, Oie., knee Injured;
M. L. Lane, Seattle, knee wrenched
and body cut and bruised.
(Special to The Evening News)
NEW YORK, Dec. IS. Thomas
Lynch, of MerJden, Conn., was today
unanimously elected president of the
National League Johrf Heydlo, who
has acted as president r.ince the death
of Harry Pulliam, was chosen as the
secretary. Mr. Lynch was placed in
nomination by John T. Brush, of the
New York Club.
(Special to The Evening News)
CLEVELAND, O., Dec. 18. F(d-
.eral Judge Taylor, acting as arbiter.
in the famous Cleveland street rail
way dispute today decided in favor
of a three-cent fare with one cent
CITY WATER SUPPLY
Supply Is Pumped by Steam to Res
ervoir 1815 Feet.
OAKLAND, Dec. 18. Oakland has
accepted the water system which has
been In course of installation the past
Summer, and will now have a sufil
cient supply of pure water and am
ple fire protection, something the
ity has needed for years. The sys
tem is composed of two mileH of wa
ter mains, the eight-inch feed main
which supplies water from the res
edvolr. which is located on a hill hav
ing an elavatlou of 182 feet. It do
livers the water to the smaller mains
and affords a nozzle pressure of itO
pounds. The water is pumped by
by steam from Calapooia Creek, a
clenr, pure stream which rises in the
Cascade Range and affords a goodly
quantity of water the whole year.
This improvement will greatly lower
the insurance rates.
ON SUGAR TRUST MEN
(Special to The Evening NewF.)
NEW YORK, Dec. IS. The sen
tencing of the five, sugar trust 0111
ployes convicted of criminal con
spiracy to defraud the government
in collection with weighing sugar im
portations was deferred today by
.Judge Martin until January S. Under
the present Indictments the men
stand convicted on two counts the
maximum penalty for which Is Im
prisonment for two years and a line
of live thousand dollars. Foiuveheck
ers, John R. Coyle, Thomas Kehoe,
Edward A. Boyle and Patrick J. Hn
nessy were released on J500 bonds
each. The bail of Oliver Spftzer, the
dock superintendent, has been In
creased to $10,000.
NO PROOF, COOK
REACHED THE POLE
(Special to The Evening NewB.)
COPENHAGEN. Dec. 18. It is re
ported oday cn high authority that
the committee from the University of
Copenhagen on their preliminary ex
amination of the records fnlled to
discover any proof that would tend
to phow that Dr. Cook had ever reach
ed the North Pole. However, the com
mittee has not completed Its Inves
tigation nnd It may finally be allow n
that the Doctor has the pole located.
II OM EST E A I E XC 1 1 A (i E
Hennte Committee Considers Hill Af
fecting Forest Reserves.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17. The
Senate committee today discussed the
hill giving to the Secretary of the
Interior the right t to accept relin
quishments of individual homestead
entries on hinds Inside forest reserves
and to perniitsuch relinquishers to
take homesteads elsewhere.
The committee took no action, hut
tfoems avorable to such legislation, if
It is restricted to Individual settlers
and not extended to railroads or oth
er corporations. It In not proposed to
enncel the law repelling the lieu se
lection act, however.
Mrd. Charles Wonacott, of Port
land, arrived here last evening to
npend Christmas with her falher-ln-law,
County Judge Wonacott. Charles
Wonacott will arrivo hero before
THIS STORE WILL
You Will Find Shopping Easy and Pleasant '
The Assortment Here Is Complete With
NEW SEASONABLE SHOWINGS
COM.Alti TIK AVI) HANDKKH
rHIKV BUT IjEATHKIt SATIX
KKIHKK NKCKWEAH FAXCV ,
HALF DOZF.V ASSORTKI) OOI)H9
IXTKItWOVK.V SOCKS FANCY
HAXDKKIM IHKF, TIK, HU8PK.VH
KKS. AltM HANDS ANI HOME
HI I'I'OltTEHS IN FANCY COM
KEKFEK HII.K MlFFMvIlS
I HARTH'S TOGGERY
Home of Regal Shoes and Hand, Tailored Clothing
Loca! Buyers Meet Difficulty in
PRICES REMAIN HIGH
Only Half the-Number of Birds Will
Be Shipped For Xnius Trade as
Wert Shipped Prior to
From the aovoral local turkey buy
ers The Evening News learns that
fewer turkeys will bo shipped to the
outside market to supply the Xmas
trade this year thnn for some time
past. In fact, a majority of the buy
ers predict a scarcity of Christmas
birds as most of (he turkeys wore
sold prior to Thanksgiving, the price
paid at that time being equally as
high as at present.
Most of the local buyers are paying
from 22 to 23 cents per pound, ac
cording to the quality of the bird. In
some Instances, however. It Is said
that 23 cents per pound is being
pnid for choice birds which will he
shipped early next week to the Port
land and Seattle markets. Few birds
will reach the San Francisco market
Among those who are purchasing
birds In Roseburg are Harness &
Johnson, Alton S. Frey and Georgo
Kohlhngen. The latter buyer, how
ever, is handling but choice birds, the
most of which will be hold for home
From Oakland, .the chief turkey
center of the stato, we learn that a
scarcity of turkeys also prevails, the
conditions being somewhnt the same
. It 3 estimated by those who pre
tend to he well In touch with the
markt-t nnd supply that only half the
number of birds will be shipped for
he Christmas trade as wero prior to
MILLION AND HALF
(Speclnl to The Evening Newal
WASHINGTON, IJ. C, Dec. IS.
The trt'HHury tloijurttmiut Una doeldcd
lc reconinicnt nil appropriation of ft
million nnd a- linit' dollars for the
erection of a building nt Portland to
be imed exclusively for tho postofllce.
Th3 present pontotbee building will
be liestl for court nnd other fedornl
purposes. If the upproprlntion menu
with no opposition the money will
bo nvnilnble by next tmminor nnd ac
tive work cn the structure will be
commenced Immediately thereafter.
THE "DEAD" RETURNS
Man Supposed to be Henri Itctul'ilN to
FRESNO, Cut., Dec. 17. Henry R.
Christopher, who for ten yoji i-h lias
been mourned art dead by Ilia rela
tives, returned vesterdny. lie ban
BE OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL
three times been legally declared de
funct In the courts of California.
South Dakota nnd Nebraska, ar.d his
estate was long ago administered.
His life insurnace policies even have
been paid and the money spent by the
beneficiaries. Ho came back as quiet
ly and unexpectedly as he dropped
from sight, on the afternoon of July
14,. 18D9. He will give no explana
tion whatever of bis absence.
When ashed If he wculd make any
effort to regain his property, ho said
he would not, and added:
"It makes no difference to m
whether the courtH regard me as dead
NEW RECEIVER FOR
(Special to The Evening News)
WASHINGTON, I), C. Dec. 18.
J. C. Ardrey baa received the ap
pointment an receiver of tho United
Slates limit office at Portland. Mr.
Ardrey wan poxtmnstor at LaUrnndo
for Heven years.
HEAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
T. R. Shorldnn to Byron E. Miller,
lots 4, 5. 0, 9. 10, 11, 12, 13, I I, 21.
22, 23, 21, Roseburg Hums' Orchard
Tracts. Consideration J 10.
J. W. I'erklns to Ethel M. Perkins
undivided Vi intarest in certain lnnd
situuted in Hosoburg, Oregon. Con
Ira E. D. Wilson to Elvln Tt I,ut
mnn, certain land situated in Doug
las county, Oregon. Consideration $1.
P. L. Austin to Wallace F. Ensthan
tho SKV4 of Sec. 15. and tho 9 of
Sec. 22, tp. 24, S. 11. 5 W.. of W. M.
Cnrrlo L1. Jeffries to C. A. Strong
4 4 acres, nil situnted In Douglas
county, Oregon. Consideration $2700.
A. T. Hostel to I,. W. Nanks WV4
of Sea. 10, tp. 27, S. U. 1 W, contain
ing 480 acres. Consideration $10. 8.
W'Vt ,61 Sec. 10, and the WV4 of the
NEW; the SRtf of NE14, and the
NEVi of SWy, of Sec, 36. tp. 27. S.
R. 1 W. or W. St., containing 300
acres. Consideration $10.
County Clerk Lenox has recolvod
notlco to tho effect that road district
No. rS has levied a special road tax
of 1 mill, th9 same to be expended
in Uio Improvement of tho roads In
Phono jtinln 0231
Otllco Phone Main 3209
Wo are prepared to do nil legiti
mate Detectthe Work (both civil
iiutl Criminal) in nil parts of
tho United States - -
V. I'AltKKK Superintendent
. .L'l Henry lllilg
WAYS SCAItF MUFFI.EK9
C.MItltlXLAH A LARGE ASSOHT
MENT I'ANCY AND LMylll,
DETACH AHI,U HANDLES.
FOLDING SLIT CASE UMHHELLA8
FANCY IMtKSS SHIRTS
CUFF IIUTTON8 AND STICK PINS
SETS IN PLUHH LINED CASE.
MOOSE HIDE MOCCASINS FOK
EVFJNING FOOT COMFORT.
M PIN'S SETS, K I tO NY FINISH,
CO.MH, IIIIL'SII, TOOTH 1IRUSH,
KOAl' IIO, Kl'C, ETC
WILL FIT ANY OXFORD RAG.
HTAI.FY ItltAND, PHE-SHRUNK
INVH' WOVEN CAMIMKVE IIO-