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ROSEBURG, OREGON, MONDAY, AUGUST 24, i8g6.
(Successor to J. JASKULEK.)
Practical : Watchmaker, : Jeweler : and : Optician.
vrcans, clocks, jewelky. and fancy goods.
(.;ouuiue LlrirUlnii 13yo GIiimmcs nxitl Spootiiolos
A COMI'LKTE STOCK OK
Cutlery, Notions, Tobacco. Cigars and Smokers' Articles.
Also Projiriolm- niul JLnnatrer of Itoseburg's Famous JJarpain Storo.
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l-:iccatli Vcar ueslnsi September 7th. 1896.
Three Distinct Courses: Normal, Academic and Music.
liute diplomas, conferring the decree ol Bachelor of Scientific Didactics,
awarded to those bo complete the Normal course, and pay the required feo.
Diplomas from the school to those who finish the other courses.
Thorough work and teachers training department. Expenses low.
Adimited amount of work will bo given those who wish to thus pay a part of
their wav throach school.
Driin is a qniet, healthful little.town, situated 3G miles north of Roseburg,
and has no saloons or other places of vica. The people are moral and tru6 friends
of the student. The vear iast closed has been a prosperous one for the school.
For fnll rurlicniarit send for new catalogue, which will be promptly mailed to
vou. - Lot" 1AEKE, 15. President.
S H. T. BLUMB, ,uu"f
The City Meat Market,
And Dealer in
PRIME BACON, HAMS, LARD,
AND FRESH MEATS OF ALL KINDS.
Orders taken end Delivered Free
to any part of the City.
Tlie new year opciiH Sept. 14.
The onl jr Normnlcbool south
of Monmouth which has a
four year Xormal count of
ttuda and cranta unlimited
StateKormal School Diplomas
good tor life.
Graduates of this school arc
allowed 62 credits by the Uni
versity of Oregon and are ad
mitted to Uiu Freshman class
srjt 1 1 1 1 ., .
irauuiiK w;uuui lurouguoui
the year in charge of mem
bers of (senior class and critic
teacher. Other Courses: Col
lego Preparatory, Business,
Music. Art, Teachers' Bcvlcw
Tuition Jo hall board
11.75, family board liM to
3.00, lodging in dormitory
SO cents, student furnishing
Fine winters, nure water.
and good society.
For new Catalogue or special In
W. T. VAN SCOY, President.
Now in Progress
A COMPLETE LINE
JicVicn Street. Roseburg. Oregon.
A Rape Fiend Is Lynched,
Lkwibton, Idaho, Aug. 20. The quiet
town of Asotin was tho ecene, on Tues
day night of a lynching, whereby Frank
Biles, a notoriously tough half-breed In
dian from the Nez Perce reservation, was
swung into eternity at the end of a rope,
by indignant citizens, for the brutal
crirflu of rape, which hu committed upon
the person of Miss Mary Richardson, a
girl 17 years of age, yesterday afternoon
at a point on the road between Lewiston
Miss Richardson resides at Enterprise,
Or., but has lately been visiting friends
in this vicinity. Yesterday she started
to ride from here to Asotin on horseback,
unattended, and on her way was over
taken by threo Indiahs. also on horse-
bad k, one of whom was the brute Biles.
They passed her but in a short time
Biles camo back alone and, riding along
side of the young lady, ho Beized the
horse's bridlo and tried to lead him into
Miss Richarsdon sprang from her
horse and ran screamiug down the road ,
but Biles soon overtook her and, flour
ishing a revolver, threatened to kill her.
He then drained her into the bushes
and accomplished his brutal purpose
after which he mounted his horse and
Miss Richardson was found a little
later by a man who look her to Asotin,
where Ehe told her story. OQicers im
mediately went in search of Biles, who
they soon found and placed in the jail at
Meanwhile angry men had been form
ing a plan of action, and at 11 o'clock
thoy went in a perfectly orderly manner
and demanded of the jailer that he sur
render the keys. The jailer refused, and
the keys were forcibly taken from him.
The men then went to the paisoner's
call and took him out, relocked the jail
and returned the keys to the jailer.
They then proceeded to a corner of the
jailyard, which is surrounded by a high
board fence, and lam a stout pole across
the corner, over which a rope was thrown
and one end attached to the prisoner's
neck. He was then drawn up and left
hanging, while the crowd, after being
satisfied that the wretch was dead,
quietly dispersed. There is no clew to
the identity of the lynchers.
n otivo plant from this port on Saturday
to Nijnu Novgorod, Russia, lhe plant
will be erected iu connection with the
Karraova works, and will have the capac
ity of erecting 200 locomotives a year,
about one-fifth of the capacity of the
Baldwin works in this city. Most of the
railroads in Russia are under govern
ment control, and the czar has prom
ised to support the new venture.
Contracts for the machinery amounted
to $500,000; and tho bulk of it was enp
lied by Philadelphia manufacturers.
Tho complete machinery lor the works
will be put on the La Leham at Port Rich
mond Saturday. All the foremen and
engineers of the new works will be
Americans. About 1000 hands will be
Populists Are Hard Up.
Washington, Aug. 20. The executive
committee of the populist convention
has adjourned subject to the call of the
chairman. It was decided that G. K.
Sovereign should be assigned to the
Chicago headquarters, which will be
under the management of Washburn, of
Massachusetts. Chairman Butler will
be in charge here, assisted by Secretary
Edgertou. Butler said today that the
committee is embarrassed for lack of
"We chinned in." said Butler, "to
pay expenses thus far. I expect we
will have ta make a campaigu such as
we made in the South, where we have
managed with little money."
Butter will enter into correspondence
with the populist and silver leaders in
various parts of the country to effect an
adjustment of existing difficulties, which
will bring the supporters of silver and
Bryan into harmonious action. The
silver party and populist party are to-
dav movinc into headquarters of the
democratic party in the Wormley build
ing. Vice-Cbairraan Stevens, of the
silver party, said today the silver
branch headquarters in Chicago would
have charee of the campaign in the
THE VALUE OF A DOLLAR.
and Children, mt
ZIQLER & PATTERSON,.
DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF
a-STAPLE AND . FANCY . GROCERIES.
COUNTRY PRODUCE BOUGHT AND SOLD.
Give us a call. Goods delivered to any part of the City in Ehort order.
Corner Lane & Sheridan Streets. KOfcbUUKG, OKhUW.
A Choice Collection, at Prices that Sell,
LIME PLASTER AND CEMENT.
A FULL LIME OR WINDOW GLASS
ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.
Real Estate Bought and Sold
Farms, large and small, to Rent,
AND IMMEDIATE POSSESSION GIVEN.
Stock Rallies, Timber Lauds and Mining Properties
Prune and Hop Lauds of best quality, in choice locations
in auautitics to suit intending purchasers, at reasonable
prices and easy terms. Inquire of
3D. S- K. BTJIOK,
-oeltM-JCdU CJmH..y, OVoffcura
The Collins House
Flrt Huect vat of Depot, one block north,
First Class $1.00 per Day House.
Km iitly remodeled, renovated and refurnished.
l-i:i:i A?il I.IVI5KV STAI1I.H IN CONNECTION.
Mogollox, N. M., Aug. 20. A terrible
cloudburet occurred here at 4 p. m. yes
terday. John Knight, a miner of George
town, was drowned. Twenty others are
reported missing, but only two bodies,
those of Knight and an unknown Mex
ican, have been recovered. About 100
families haye been rendered homeless,
and 30 houses washed away. The prop
erty of the Colonia Mining Company, of
Boston, Mass., suffered to a large extent,
the assay otfice, millhouse, powder-
bouse and blacksmith shop being washed
away. It is feared the mine is filled
with mud and water. The manager and
assayer had ajnarrow escape, being as
sisted to the bank by ropes- The Deep-
Down Mining Company, of Kansas City,
lost its main office and assay office.
This place is situated in a deep canyon
between high mountains, lhe water in
tho streets was eight feet deep. The
storm was general in this section of the
Advices from ursliam state lliat a
cloudburst on the mountain side caused a
flood at tlio Confidence mine, belonging
to the Helen Mining Company, of Den
ver. 1 fie nooa carneu away mo enop
and supplies of the mine. Nino horEes
loaditig ore for the mill were washed
over a steep precipice and killed. Men
working at the mouth of the tunnel
barelv escaped witu their lives. It is
feared treat damace was done on the
other side of the Mogollon district
Nothing definite can b? learned on
count of telephone communication being
Theie were at least 20 persons, mostly
miners, living right in the track of the
great fall of water. They occupied, for
the moBt part, adobe dwellings. These
have been swept away, and tho occa
pants have not been heard from.
Successor to U. W. XO.VH.l
rROTTING AND RUNNING PLATES A SPECIALTY,
UKl'AIUING OF AI.1. KINDS PROMPTLY DONE.
HIioi on Corner WnHliliiirton mid Kane HtH., RoHcuurn.
Marble and Granite Works.
I W. AGH1S0N k CO., Props.
Dealers iu nil kludsof
Murine and Granite Monuments
Portland Cement Curbing
.if or Cemetery JLols.
Estimates Furnished on all kinds of Cemetery Work
ORIce and Hnlettrcom. t7ii Onk Street.
How It Looks.
London, Aug. -0. Tho Daily News,
in an editorial this morning, contrasts
the enthusiasm and unity which it says
was manifest at tho meeting Tuesday
nicht when Bourke Cockran opened the
campaign in the interest of the gold'
standard democrats, with the discord,
it eays, was apparent at the meeting
when William Jennings Bryan was noti
ficd of his nomination. The Daily News
applauds Mr. Bryan's cynical frankness
as to what the result would be in case
bimetalism should be adopted. Con
tinuing, the Daily News says :
"Cataline, with his Lovao Tabulae,
waa not moro detiuile than is Bryan
with his wot sponge. If, our New York
correspondent says, Cleveland throw his
immeiiBO intluenco against him, Bryan
is certain to bo defeated. In any case,
tho election of McKinloy will do nothing
to revive the old McKinloy tariff. Me
Kiulev's watchword must be ' sound
money and national honor."
Will Build Locomotives.
l'uiLADiaruiA, Aug. 'JO. The British
steamship La Lebam has been charteied
to take machinery for a complete loco
At a time when every body else is
talking, and a few are thinking, about
the money question, it would seem
"lonesome like" for the L. A. W. Bulle
tin to keep still.
What is a dollar?
What is it for?
Why baa it value?
Money is a memorandum, nothing
mote. 1 on have it because you nave
rendered a service to some one, and you
part with it because you want something
that is possessed by another. (Thia re
fers, of course, to the honest and legiti
mate use of money.)
If theie were but two men in the
world, money of some sort wouldfstill be
necessarv, but for no other reason than
it would be more convenient than book'
The volume of money should be pro
portioned to the number of people and
the amount of business done, for most
obvious reasons, but the purchasing
power of a dollar should remain the
same, if possible, so as to maintain the
basis upon which present and past bus!
ness is and has been conducted.
No change either way in the value of
money can be made without working a
serious iniustice to larce numbers ol
If the mere issuance of money by the
government could add to the general
prosnertv. then we could all be made
wealthy in a week.
The effect of money on business is
wholly in the mind, purely imaginary
but the effect is there, nevertheless.
Business is made by the supplying of
human wants. When people get scared
they stop buying, and there is a ''panic,"
"bard times," "commercial depression,"
etc., etc. When people are confident
and hopeful they indulge themselves in
many more of the comforts and luxur
ies of life, and then business "booms."
Who is to blame?
Most emphatically it is the cheap poli
tician and calamityi8t8, who care for
nothinc beyond what fodder they can
get out of the public manger, and who
would be willing to precipitate any sort
of a panic for the sake of winniug paying
The sensational newspapers are much
to blame, though they usually act as re
flectors for the politicians.
Gold is of less value intrinsically than
iron is, but owing to its limited quantity
and the fact that the supply cannot in
crease suddenly, about twenty-six grains
of it has been taken to represent a dol
lar, and for the last twenty years the
prices of goods which have nn intrinsic
value because they are usejult have been
fixed with relation to that standnrd
Whether wages are higher or lower, or
whether the price of wheat is higher or
lower thau at some timo in the past,
taking the dollar as a standard, is of no
consequence It is only the 'i-ftoire val
ues of things that should be considered,
and thesocannot be permanently affected
by tho supply of money. The Jonly con
dition that can for a term of years modify
the price of auy standard article of com
merce is the supply of that article and
its relation to the demand. "Boards ol
trado," eo called, may affect prices tem
porarily, but only as any other form of
camblinc may for the time affect the
condition of these engaged in it.
"Times were good during the war," is
otten said to prove that plenty of money
will make .good timjs, foritwastruo
that the enormous issues of greenbacks
at the time put in circulation a large
volume of that sort ot currency. The
greenbacks, however, bad as little to do
with the business boom of those days as
column of mercury in a glass tube haa
to do with the weather.
It is an i mportant fact that the war at
once furnished employment lor all tho
workmen in the country. Many a man
who never saw fifty dollars before in his
life was paid a "bounty" of several hun
dred, and, rigged np in a bright new
suit of blue, he proceeded to "blow in"
his new found wealth. This created an
enormous demand for all sorts of goods,
which in turn mads a .demand for more
labor than waa to be bad, and as mora
than one employer waa ready to hire the
workman, he in turn naturally came in
for advanced wages,
The wages were still further raised (t.
, taking the dollar for a unit) because
the dollar, so-called, waa not a real dol
lar, but a "promise to pay" a dollar.
Everybody knew that the government
couldn't pay except with more promises,
as there wasn't enough gold in the coun
try to pay with, even if the government
had owned it all, which it didn't. So
the question came as to the soundness of
the government md the probability of
its being able to pay "some way."
There were really two governments,
and each had its sympathizers. The
southern dollar finally became so cheap
that fifty "dollars" were paid for a loaf
of bread. Now did the man who sold
that bread really get any more for it
than if the price bad been seven cento in
gold? Probably not.
People who had gold held it at a pre
mium, and at one time a gold dollar waa
worth over two dollars and a half in
The greenbacks were an admission on
the part of the United States government
that it had no money, bnt expected to
have money some time, and in borrow
ing from corporations and individuals
who bad money it issued its promises
(greenbacks), which were circulated
among people as money.
Immediately the price of goods "went
up." lhe new demands made by the
war decreased the supplies, and hence
would have raised prices some, for the
time being, even on a gold basis; bnt
the most startling part of tho increase in
prices was dae to the fact that money
money bad been cheapened, how ranch
was shown by the enormous premium at
once quoted on goU.
Business was good daring the war
simply because of a very large demand
for men, not only to go as soldiers, bnt
to work in the shops at home supplying
equipment, and on the farms raising
food; bat the country is still in debt on
account of it.
It may be very funny to spend an
evening in unseemly debauchery, bnt we
should not forget the morning headache.
Nature demands fall payment for all ab
normal "cuttings up."
Supply and demand settle everything.
We may only hope to enjoy what we
Let us, then, insist that the "memor
andum" which represents our earnings
shall be as unchangeable as possible, so
tbat the dollar we earn today will be
worth a dollar tomorrow.
The L. A. W. Bulletin is in favor of
the gold standard dollar, less politicians,
and more good roads. L. A. W. Bulletin.
Deafness Cannot be Cured
By local applications as they cannot
reach the diseased portions of the ear.
There is only one way to care deafness,
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness is caused by an inflamed con
dition of the mucous lining of the Eusta
chian tube. When this tnbe is inflamed
you have a rumbling sound or imperfect
hearing, and when it is entirely closed,
deafness is the result, and unless the in
flammation cart be taken out and this
tube restored to its normal condition,
hearing will be destroyed forever; nine
cases out of ten are caused by catarrh,
which is nothing but an inflamed condi
tion of the mucous surfaces.
We will giye One Hundred Dollars for
any case of deafness (caused by calanh)
that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
Cure. Send for circulars; free.
F. J. CHEENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
A Valuable Prescription.
Editor Morrison of Worthington, Ind.,
'Sun," writes: "You have a valuable
prescription in Electric Bitters, and I
can cheerfully recomend it for Constipa
tion and Sick Headache, and as a general
system tonic it ha3 no equal." Mrs.
Annie Stehle, 2625 Cottage Grove Ave.,
Chicago, was all inn down, could not eat
nor digest food, bad a backache which
never left her and felt tired and weary,
but six bottles of Electric Bitters re
stored her health and ret wed her
strength.- Price 50 cents and $f.00.
Get a Bottle at A. C. Marstera' Drug
Kor Over Fitly Yeats,
AN Old and Veij.-Trikd Rkmkdt. Mrs
tt'inslow's Soothing Syrup has been used for
overnlty years by millions ot mothers lor their
children while teething, with perfect success.
It i-oothes the child, softens the gums, allays all
palu, cures wiud colk:, aud Is the best remedy
for Diarrhrea. Is pleasant to the taste. Sold by
druggists in every part of the world. Twenty
tivo ceuts a bottle. Its value Is Incalculable.
Be sure and ask for Mrs. Window's 00 thing
Eyrup, and take no other kind.