T:IStPLAlNDEALER ''rEDfcijAllY 18, J897. Thm ctawrcboo. rUrtitf Omubum ooruat ul Lane nd Hot Imk Huuday fltrvloai ITnlilti, 11 . m. tad MM p. m.i Young riH)ile' Onion, SWji.m.i Mn. K. W. UUuk, ritwMnlill Sunday School. 10 e. M. Jeraa Uliainlmrlaln, BupsrlnUndso travel UtiSttl, ThmwUy vulm al 7 ;K. MiTHumat I'liuaca-corner el Main iid ban alraSttV Sunday HeMliie. I'rawitiluf , II ft. in ul t;0 p. in.! Iablelii mihool, 10 ft. m.i t. W WuulUj, SuparluteJidiintl I'UM Mooting ftl i etna ol liu.niliil Mirleo! Cpwurth Ieit :0 p.. . IUtt ilnJlror, iWOanl. rrerr Mnalttili Wednesday, at 7 JO p. Hi. ( fBlHS I.. MiHB, I'Mlnr. faminee-a, outlier Mln u1 ln. riiiitmH catiaui-ciiruer ol :aa eud RoeeelnwU. Huntley iwrvlre: I'ulk ouMp, , m. inl7;iwp. m.i SaM.eth Hobonl, 10. m.i T, P. II. tl. B.7 p.m. rrayer Meeting, Wednes day,?) p. in. H. H. JIII.WOAtB. I'uUlf. Mm ftnil Hutjihur at Merslers'. A Balsmau, tho reliable Jeweler. , ', Caro Broil, lire the xw merchant. '00 Ui Hi" Roelewf for tho boat cigar. Wood Ukan on suWrlptloii ai this olnoe. 00 ti A. O. Marater A Co. for ftcliool book. Hot your school books at Msrslors' drug store. . . For that-claM dentistry go l 1,r- ,'llt' ol Oakland. School booka and miioiicry at Mar sters' Drug Wore. . . pure fresh groceries end low prices al Oaeetieer'a grocery. li. K. Went iltK'N insurance. OthYe opposite Ilia poal ofllee, , Naalafoot oil, maclilno ami lubricating olla at Maraters' Drugstore. A fine line of gente' shoes al J. Aim kam'a Prlcea Just tight. . All work warranted llrt clafe by R. W. lilllljftlllill, lllltlt. Kay Weal, Imported aud domestic slgara at the Ronoleaf. Aneicullent line of toilut soaps at Maraters' Drug Store. Goods below coot at C'nro'a. Now 1 the the I into fur Ixrgaln. Nohby aiilta ami leieal tyls at Lilli Jack'e. Piiee very low. All atylna aud qualities of hataat Abra ham', llmlrock lrl:os. Munyoii'a Hotmepathic HiuiHtlioa for sale at Maraters' Drug Htoro. An emtio variety of tou.b.i, hair ?! elothea brushes at Metstcr'. Kor bargain in family groceries, call at tha Pepole'a store, Can utreet. Munyuu'a Homeopathic Remedies l A. 0. Maratera A Co.'s ilrug more. Bring yonr clock and watches to Hlow Jerry the reliable juwclur lor repairs. Country produce ol all kind hough! and Bold at CaaelMi'a grocery store. At Oakland, T. I.. Graves ia authoriaed to ricelve and n if ipl lor mil rilion to the I'lainukai.kr. Fine gold and ailver tllliug tui In by It. W. lkuijaiuin. di'titiRt. rrii-c to tuit the tinifi. "Live and let lie" i Dr. It. W. Iko janiln'e motto. iVnlal work done at bedrock price' Large-lit atock of fancy chuira at Alex ander A Strong', ever brought to Koae burg and at jmcea lower than over. Uting your Job work to tho Plaiiial aa ofllce. We are prepared to do tha cheapest and leat work aouth of I'o .and. Have money aud time. To parlies olng Eaat, go by tho O. K ..It N. short route. Call on or write to V. C. Loudon, Koseburg, Oregon. Take notice, Dr. Deujamiu, tho dent ist, is jieriiiftiiently located and guaran tees all his work. Oivo him a call and essinlne work and prices. It you don't want to suffer with corns and bunions, havo your boots and shoes made at L. Langeuburg's. Repairing eatly aud promptly dono For a good bat, stylish and cheap, call on Wolleuberg A Abraham, whoae atock smbraces all grades of head gear, The Square Doal stoio bus just opened up a beautiful line of W. L. Douglas hona, which prove to be the bct ahoea made. Come aud iiiHpect them. 1 am prepared to offer lumber or wood at reduced prices. I am taking in lum ber and wood on old accounts and In trade for goods. T. K. Kiciiahdhon. L. Langenburg is mill ou top. He carries a full stock of choice music, mu aical Instruments, violin, guitars, accord eons etc., violin Strings of best quality alwavs on baud. Jack Abraham, gunU furnisher, keeps the best goods and latest of every thing in his lino, and Bells them at a lower price than auy of his competitors. 11a lso sells boots and shoes at astonishing low prices. Good pastorage furnished at tny past ures on Roberts creek. Charges reasonable. All slock at owner's risk. Tha bestol care will be given to ail Stock entrusted to my charge. J. M. Sciurri. The cheap rates.ltwelve dollars cabin and alx steornge, including meals and berth are slill In effect on the O. R. A N. Go's, steamers from Portland to dan Francisco. Bteamer leaves Portland every live days. Volny 0. Londun, Agent. u.l,..,. 1. I,u.ul.u trivnn in tliA Tllllillc by the undersigned that I do not allow dead animals to be buried on my prem ises, at Rosoburg, Oregon, or garbage slumped thereon or sand or gravel taken herefrom, unloss the party taking sand or gravel first contract with me lor the irk me tf ATaKia isv sv wvi . TraesDassers will be proeecutod ac- aording to law. Aahom Robe. Roseuurg. Oregon, March 17th, 181)6. She It seems almost impossible that you should love me. i r rm..,ia i..,at. inv mother lavs How nicely you and she will got along U ou always agree like that. Harlem Life. Roasting Scfutliugs Hcst lea in San Francisco costs more than roasting other tea in China or Japan, but it makes tea better. You don't have to pay the difference, though. It comes out of our profits. We make money in giv ing up profits. Queer I A BHjt'knl Company M tJRICP MENTION. Solid silver novelties at Batsman's. Finest llus of flaonetetta at tha Nov lty Store. County claims and warrants bought by D. 8. Went. F. Fortln, of Coles Valley was In the olty Saturday. Four fold eephyrs In all colors at the Novelty Store. rientyof Itran mid Shorln alCawlfleld A Cawlrtnld's Feed More. 11. A. Smith of I'ruitvsle laid this oflloe a social call 8aturlsy. Judge J. C. Fullurlon psld Alhsuy and Ratetn a brief visit lust week. Iloautiful designs In gents silk hsnd kerchief ut the Novelly Store. Mrs, . Leven and Miss Aixner were oyer from CsDyonvlllo, Halu:dsy. Dr, Fn-d 1 lay nun does crown and bridge work In sn up to diita msnnor. When )ou are In owed of bouts und hoes csll and esarnins our line, Novelty Store. When you call on us sod don't see what vou want, ask for It. Novelty Store. v Money to loan. Call at the office of , F. Ulce, real relate denier, Roseburg, Oregon. Hare your denial work done by R. W. Menjamin, ltntit. All work guaran teed first class An Interesliog com mu (ileal ion ou the road of Douglas county will appear in Thursdsy's issue. Don't forget that M. F, Rice's second mud store is whero to get bargains in his clap of good. (ioiild, we have just added some beau tiful patterns to our Hue of U5-ceot neck wear. Novelty Store. J. F. (ioodmaia of looking Olasi and , Sanderson of Riddle were guests of the McClallen Friday. Now la the time to spray your or chard. Use the combluaiion sprayer and ftvu time and monrv. S. J. Sulhcrliu, J. C. Hunt and A. J. )on of Oakland were among I lie niv al at I In) MH'Ullen last wwk. W. F. lit'iijuiuin, John F. ilvaiiH and C. Fli'it wuiit down tj SaIohi wrt-k. 'j ii'iliucil tiiiihcanctf. Terih t-xtroi'tt'tl khsolutely without tiiii by R. W, ll4rijitmiii, dentist, room , Murniem' l.loik, Rosnhurg, Or. C'ai't. Nutili ifturnud this morning rom S, mil I In ha eon down sevoral y liking in on llm IcgiHluturo. A. WolluiilMtg hikI Kuil Kiumie! weie n lioni C'iioni In taking in metro polian si;hlH mi. I fretjes Saturday. Dr. M. W. D.iis will be in Rotehurg ie 11 ret tk in March, prepared to do tlrst clan dental work in all itsbianchr. J. II. Shupi', cotmly clerk, snd W. A. Frater, cuunly ticasurcr, were lookers on al the Salem flB o Friday and Satur day. H. R. l.ittletleld was iu from Olalla last week aud took out with him three or four more mon to work on his placer claims. Attorney Sohlbrede returned from Salem Friday evening. Mrs. Sehlbrede did not accompany him. Her father is quite sirk. Now ia the time to spray your trues Buy tho Combination Sprayer and save time and money. W. H. (iordnn of the Central, Agent. The Solid brims spray pump at C bur chill, Woolley A Mi'Konr.ie's is the cue to buy. No limo lost when in the orchard. Nothing to get out of order. If you are looking for a "cheap John" spray pump go to tho otner leilow. Rut if you want tho t ent gut the Morrill Morley Eclipse Bros', pump. A mail route is to bo established from Lakeview.Lake county, to Flush, and the postmaster has already sted notices for bids for carrying the mail. If you cannot come to town send us your mail orders, if we haven't the groda we will try und procure them for you, all orders filled promptly. Novelty Store. E. Du (Jas. l'hysician and Burgeon, office In Marsters' building. Calls In town aud country promptly answered night or day. Reeidonce, 011 Mill street The Kandy Kitchen had a big trade durlug the holidays. The people are beginning to find out that It ia the only place you can got candy that ia fit to eat Tha combination sprayer ia all tho rngo now. Mr. V. it. woruon, tue local agent of tuo Central House, is tak ing ordera aed delivering spntyers to purchasers. Don't forget that we have a line of No. 1 tinware, if you want the good grade you'll always find it hero at bot tom prices, also notions of all kinds, Novelty Store. Sol Abruham and wife returned from Portland F'rlday evening accompanied by I heir daughter Mrs. (too. O. Mack. Mrs, Abraham his tieen in tho hospital there for some time. Tho ladlua of Womeoa' Relief Corps will give a childrens dime sociable at the Opera House, Thursday evening, Feb. 18th. Come children and have a good time. Sink IS.u.kh, Sec. Hon. Rufua Mallory, passed through on Saturday morning on his way to San Fwnciaoo to argue a case before the Federal Court of Appeals, lie expects to return tomorrow ulght and stop over a day. The ladies of tho W. F. M. S. of the M. E. church will give a missionary tea at the parsonage iuoBUay evening, eo ruarv lfith. Supper will be served from 5 to U o'clock. A cordial invitation it ex tended to all.' Admission 10 cents. Walter frowning, of Myrtle Creek was brought in on Saturday by F, M Uabbart, and examined by Dr. K. L, Miller on a charge of insanity. His hallucination was that he had joined an order and Buffered injury. Ho was ad judged insane, dangerous to be at large and taken to the asylum. Pale will positively appear In all tho towns of Southern Oregon early In the spring. For particulars see T. K. Rich ardson. Chicken fanciers or those coulemplnl lan raising thoroughbred fowls will find something of Intercut In our sdvertlslng columns. Aeor Drill Is thereclplonl of a num bortf valentines, not elegant but es pressos, and the allusions thereof, es poclslly that of the horned animal, are lo hi in enigmatical. Ilert ISenJamln, son of C. Y was homo on a brief visit to his psrents. He came In on the nyerlsnd Saturday morning and returned last evening. He Is In the oichrstra ol the Henler Peyton Theatrical Company and I bound north. On February the 'X, II. W. Wescoof Portland, Or., will give at Roseburg, Sterooptican entertainment of Oregon scenery and Industrie. Tha entertain ment will be given at the M, E. church, under the auplca of ll.e Isdie of the W.O, T. V. Mrs. T. K. Richrdon went iIomii to Portland Thursday evening. There was a reunion of the Iluckmsn family of which Mrr . R. is a membfr at that place on Friday. The occasion was tho cele bration of the Wtli anniversary of the birth of Mrs. Richardson' mother. Tho revival services at Hie U, B. church are rapidly increasing in atten dance and interest. Several person are inquiring filler pardon and purity. The meeting will conllnui all week. Ser vices at 2 ::W and 7:1(0 every day. Di vine heating services at 2:W on Friday. All aie invited. There I such a thing as standing op sj straight that jou bend backward; and the reason so many of us come to old age and have nobody to care for us i that we are living miserable, rclflHh, contSiuptable lives. We ex ( t our friends to slave and crawl and grind aod drudge for us, and wed) nothing for them, lhe leet wav to keep your friends true to you Is to be true to tlit ui. Simon S. Uartiuanof TuumoIUju, West Vs., has been subject to attacks of colic about once a year, and would have to call a doctor and then suffer for about twelve hours as much a some do when they die. He wn taken recently just the same aa at other times, and con clu led to try Chamberlain's Colic. Choi era and Diarrlnei Remedy. Ho sas 'I took oue dose of it and it gave me re lief in five miuutefl. That is mote than anything else has ever done for me." For sale by A. I'. Maisu rs ACu. R. D. (ijrdoii'a oil well ut Idling Olass, has ended like the l.inl act of a comedy. A sample of the product Mas sent to San Francisco, or some other point to te tested, and lhe reply was ie turned C. . D. at n cost of f 10. When opened it said the lluid contained so much per cnt. refined patrolenm and so much "lard oil," and advised Jhe owner to not continue operation. A friend saked him why he didn't go ahead with il, aud he aiiked why he vhould. "Why you might alnke the whole hog" was tho answer. Riddle Mile. Tbo little daughter of Mr. Fred Web ber, Holland, Maes., had a very bad cold and co'igu which he hud not been able to enre with any thing. I gave him a V't cent bottlo of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, says W. I'. HoMon, morchant and poel muster at Wtht RrimliuM, and the next time 1 saw him hp said it woiked like a chaiui. Thin remedy is intended especially for acute throat and lung disenroa such as colds, croup and whooping oough, and it is famous for its cures. I hero is no danger iu giving it to children for it conteins nothing injuri ous. For salo by A. C. Marsters A Co. J. S. Oearhard came in on the local Friday evening direct from Nebraska. Mr. Oearhard ij here for the purpose of looking up a location and becoming a permanent resident of this state. The fame of Douglas as a desirable plaoe of residence had reached him in Ida Ne braska borne and be came. It is his in tention to lesse a placo for tho present, if he can find one to suit, and dotcrmiuo for himself whether this is a good coun try to live In before purchasing. He is under the chaperonage of Robert Wood tuff, of Coles Valley, and consequently In good bauds. Thore is little doubt but that it the Douglas county climate and soil are given a fair lest tliey will prove all that has been claimed for them. Douglas Wsite was envied by all the young mon in town last week, for three days he held forth in tho court room at the court house and was sur rounded by a bevy of young school ma'ams. Ye local looked In (or a tuo mentand saw a lot of young people eager to begin the battle of life as teach ere, full of hopo and ambition, and could not help but reflect upon the possi bilities of the future. Here perhaps wore persons destined to become e,duca tors of renown. Here were persona from whose lips statesmen and matrons of a coming generation would learn their first leFBona, ol letters, of the sciences of art, and even statecraft. Next to the parent, upon the eacher must test the responsibility for tho stamp of the men and women, who aoon shall take our places. Pythian Anniversary. On F'rlday uext Alpha Lodge No. 47, K. of P.. of this city will celebrate tha 33d anniversary of the establishment of the Order at the Castle Hall in Odd Fellows' Temple. Tho Rathbone sisters will also take part iu the proceedings which will consist of music, speech-mak Ing and slob. All sojourning Knights are requested (o attend without waiting for a formal Invitation. The Knights have the reputation of doing these things up In elegant shape, and. it is proposed that this shall be no exception to rule. Call for the "Spotted Cut" Rapp'a grocery utore, If you pleasant smoke. at Mrs. want a THH BAL flASQCti. Oay Crow4 fn Hard Time Attlro. The mask bsll given at the Armory on Saturday nlgbt by T. K. Richardson, was a most enjoyable affair, flier wete just forty-one msskero and spsctstors In nomorshle. The maskers succeeded In getting themselves op In all sorts of grp. tue costumes, aod for the moil part csrried out the character assumed very nicely. It was, ss Its name indica'ed, a hard times affair, vunsfijuently there wers no Romeo or Juliets, no Spanish cavaliers, or gaily caparisoned knights, no grsnd Indies of the Eighteenth century, no dukes, no lords, no princes, but there were topsies. and clown, and chinamen, and organ grinder, nd school girls and hoodlums, but no dudes. The grans! march took place at nine o'c'o.k and the onmesklng march at about 10 ;30. Tho Judges were B. Bro k way, Dr. DuUas and Mrs. JaJge Lugh ary, and tho prises were awarded aa fol lows: Hard Times, 1st. prize, Fred Wright, ham ; second prise, E. L. Fisher, sack of flour; comical character, John Boyd, umbrella; clown, Jesse Smith, b.Jiof cigars; best dancers, lady, Ada McCurdy, perfumery; goot, Ed. F'itzpsl rick, pair of slipperr. The spectators price, a set of glassware, was drawn by Charley Perry. Theinmlo by tho Rose burg Orchestra was excellent and a good time generally was hod all around. A Musical Treat. Mrs. Appolhoff and the ladies of her music class gave a muaicsl reception on Fri'lny eveniog last to celebrate the fourth anniversary of tho formation of the Rosoburg Orchestra, an institution which our people are justly proud. F'ol Ioi"g is the program which was rendered In a most pleating manner : 1. "Somiramlde," Roieini. Or chestra. 2. Chorus "Oreetlng," Mendelssohn. Metdames Appleli'fT, Ete, Minkler. Morris and Either. 3. Piano rolo "Los Deux Angef," lilmnf nthal Edwin McKen'e. 4. Piano Trio "Venetian Oalop," Skuiim. Mituees Willis, Fullerton snd Hamilton. 6. Song "Thou Art No Near," Ueicliar.lt. Mrs. Minkler. 5. Piano diift, Diabeili. Irting liib son and Edwin McKenzie. 7. Solo und Tiio ".Sneet Vale of Rent," Lea Huj'ienots. MesHBtne liites. Minkler, Morris end Fir-her. 8. Piano foIo selecfeJ, Mrs. Etuer son Fisher. 'J. Piano duet "The Meny Dame," Jcsef Ijw. M if res Stephens and Mor ris. 10. Children's Chorus "The Rock-a-bye fjidy," (poem bv Euneno Field;, Ablutt. Helen Willis, Veil Barker, Kale Fullerton, Hattie Barker, Frank McKenzie, Rutu Hamilton, Ethel Ap plehoff, Anie McKenzie. Andanto from Surprise Symphonies' Haydn. Orchestra. At the conclusion of the musical exer ciser's lunch was served. Soxe of the cake left over found its way to the Plain-- heai.kk office the next d-y. A lorrespoQc'ent writis cf the recep tion thus : Erii'.av uitiht being (be fourth anni versary of the orchestra. Mrs, Appelhoff, sesisted by the ladies of her music class gave the members a right royal recep tion. There were besides, a goodly number of invited guests, and the pro gramme which was well rendered af forded delightful entertainment. There was a alight variance, from that in tended, as little Ruth Gibson, whom so many wished to see preside al the piano was too ill to be present, and Miss Bit xer's absence on account of her mother's illness. But otherwise the musical dis courses of the orchestra, the solos, ducts and tiioa by tbe different per formers were highly appreciated and gave evidence of being well mattered. The sandwiches, coffee and cake given as a finale was much enjoyed, and while indulging, one conld not withhold the praises due Mrs. Appelhoff, not only for her generous hospitality, but for the strenuous efforts she has msdo to culti vate tbe taste for the better class of music in our city. Sara Fkkd. Edison' Electric Vltascope. The most novel entertainment ever seen in Roeeburg will be that at the Opera House Saturday evening of this week, when Edison's electric vitsacope will produce the almost living pictures of Ciss:u Fitzgerald in ber famous skirt dance; the knock out round in cham pionship prize fight; the great fire scene, etc. Thousands of people are being turned away nightly from Koster A Bials. in New York, where it baa had the phenomenal run of almost a year It Is not only a source of great amuse' ment bul also Instructive, alike to old and young. Popular prices will prevail, being placed at 1)5 and 60 cents ior re served seats. Secure your leata early. Some fine Pianos. Tho Wiley U. Allen Co., of Portland havo shipped to Roseburg some vciy fine pianos, having the new "Mando lin" attachment, and will sell them at very low prices and on easy terms. The Wilev II. Allen Co. is the oldest nod largest music house in the northwest, and handles the Chlekerlng, Ludwig, Hariinuton. Hardman, Fischer, and other pianos. Also Eetey, Mason Ham lin, Chicago Cottage and other organs, and is in a position to give extremely low prices. All are invited to call at tha McClallen house and examine the instruments. Schilling's Best means we lend you Ira eu If re ilng po tluvoiTiiB cxtiacta oil a nil tpiL tt ; and, if you like them, you buy them. Your grocer pays your monev back if you don't like Schillings Best. iu Vox sal by Krus Si Shambrook A Batch of Newsy Letters from Variolic Localities, aaSBBSBBBKSM DRAIN fWTLETS. Hop j aids aro being cultivated thi season. Blocker A Son's yard . is all done and otheia soon will be. 1 he acreage of grain Is going (o bo larger than for many years past. The roads are terrible n.nddy. Ou tho Elklon and Scottshnrg road maay fish wagons aro hauling sturgeon to lhe railroadld ship to Portland from Gardi ner, and salmon from all tho way along tha Umpqua river above Elklon and down to Oardiner. Tho fishing iodostry of the Umpqua gives employment to many people besides the teamsters, aud several thousand dollars aro (tistrltmted among them. A railroad down the Uni que Is tho one thing needful to develop this industry. Last Thursday night, ss the stage was coming from Likton, a slide occurred and with it camo a largo fir tree, catch ing and Imprisoning tbe horses. Ed Patterson, the driver, cot tbo harness snd succeeding in liberating tbo animals. It was a narrow escapo both for tbo horses, tho driver end tbo passengers from being carried over tbo grade to Elk Creek. 400 feet below. One by one tho leaves fall, so with the the pioneer's of Oregon. This Sabbath tho writer attended the funeral of Mrs. Nancy Cartwright, who was born in White county, Illinois, May 3, 1817, nearly MO years ago. Mother Cart wright, as we old friends called ber, was Nancy McCallister and married Dennis B. Cartwright in 1834 in Illinois, came to Oregon in 18o2 locating on tha Upper Siuslaw, In what is now known as tho 0rtwright neighborhood, some 12 mlleo north of Drain, across tbo Calepoola mountains, in I.ane county. Mr. and Mrs. Cartwright for many year kept the stage station and hotel there and are well known to all old settlers Father Cartwright died at Salem in the sixties nd bis widow kept the station for a time and subsequently bought a home for ber old age in our village. She was a good woman aud bad been a member of the M. E. church aince 1833, a period of 07 years, as Father Tavlor said t--dav. the longest member. hip of any in the congregation, and he was the next willj 6.J years. Mother UartwrigM bad many friends. She was good to the poor and needy and many can attest her kind leeilp. tbe writer included, n l.ile we have lost a good friend, Uod!a received good soul. May sne rest in peace. Her ooly son was killed by Icdians in 1H5G. Her surviving children are Mrs. William Ruseell of Drain and Mra. W. Carlwiigbt of Yoncalla. The funeral was largely sttendod. No room for all in the M. E. church although many stood up. She was buried in the Drain cemetery. Be we republican, democrat or popo it we do not like tbe situation at Salem. Those men went there to legislate, not (or a senatorial fight. Sooner or later we will find out who is to blame and we ill remember them in June. "J3. I for one say elect from constable up to presi dent by popular vote. Precincta make counties, counties states, stares the fed eral union. Joit. OAKLAND. Henry Churchill ia carrying the mail again from here to Looking Glass. Mr. White of Albany is visiting his daughter, Mrs. McOhee. James Dearling shipped a lot of furs to New York last week. Key. W. P. Anderson of Roseburg held sei vices at the Baptist Church Son day morning and evening. Rev. Forbes, synodicsl missionary of the state, delivered a sermon at the morning and evening services at tbe Presbyterian cburcb Sunday. We are pleased to nolo that Mrs. H Little is able to bo around again after ber long illmees. W. R. Thompson of Coles Valley was in town one day last week. Mr. T. re port the losing ol several hours sleep the night of tbe recent bold-up at Shady Point near Roseburg. The Reading Circle held ita weekly meeting at tho residence of S. J. Jones Saturday evening. These meetings aro increasing in interest and tbe readings are of such a nature that they tend to educate the mind against tbe ose of alcoholic stimulants and narcotics. We wish tbeee meetings every snccsss possl ble. Prof. McGheo return xl from Roteburg Sunday morning wbere bo lias been aMisting in the examination of teachers applying for certthcatee, During bia ab sence, Miss Jennie Clarke has bad charge of our school in the principal's place, and Alias Anna uisrke or Mill wood has been teaching the intermedi ate grade. The Oakland Building A Loan Assoii ation held ita annual meeting Monday evening of last week, and elected tbe lot lowinz othcers for tbe ensuing year Young, B. J. Bovfngtoo. G. T. 'Russell, F. W. McKechnie, A. J. Dear, W. B. HammltteJA. F. Brown, president; A. G. Young, vice-president; G. T. Russell, II. I , i.,u.n.a A 1. Krnnin . secretary: A. G. louog, treasurer; vJ. T. Rursell, solicitor; auditing committee, O. L. Cbtnoweth, f. is. iJeckley, iienja min Huntington. Dr. L. Hall passed to higher life Sun day about 11 a. in. For some time past Mr. Hall has not been abloto set around but little, and a recent Illness has brought his life to a close on this terres trial sphere. He wss one of the vsrly settlers in this locality, and bis life baa lieen a varied one and full of experiences Tbe funeral services will take place at the residence of Mr. BloomflelJ, with whom he was living, at 10 a. ni. Tues day. After which the I. O. O. F order will take charge of the remains and lay them to rest in the Odd tellows' ceme tery. Taaov. DROCKWAY. Baptism will be administered at Bil lard todav (Sunday) to a number of Evangelist Ross' converts, among the number beiug S. C. Miller. The farmers of this section are "get a move on themselves" by puttiug every nOOK, pnmuiv lui hiju uci iu umiu, anticipating good prices for next year's crop. If Providence will "hold up" the showers due India, Australia, and Ar gentina, the Oregon farmer will be strictly in it. Good crops with fair prices, would furnish a solution to tho money famine that would knock all tho araumoutoof the so-called populist re formers "out of Bight." Indeed judging from remarks of prominent populists of this sect ion, tha pops at Salem havo elven thair constituents about all they want already. Civil Bend will no longer bo tbo banaer popnlial precinct of Doug las county. Tho irstna which will be saked of csmlldat real eWcflon will not be, "will yon support lhe Initiative and r. f ereridom, knock out useless corneal slnns, etc." bot "will you bo In favor of tl.o organisation of tho boose, will yon work In the Interests of tho people, steer clear ot dumagognoo, and lei the major ity role." Verily tbeir leaders do err. "They aro wise to do evil, bnt to do good tbey havo n-r knowledge." Populism la aa dead aa tho Hotl Van Houtea. Good crops, good prices, make tho poo1 pte contented, better, and more libaral, snd when people aro In thi condition, they take to tho republican band wagon, like ducks to water. Tho Brock way Literary Sorioty gave an outerlaiommit Saturday mint hirli was wall airendcd and highly ap preciated, some 150 persons being in st tendsnce. Tho exerchtes con-lafed of music, singing, dramas, recitations, etc. District No. 10 has nssnmed quite a metropolitan air. She conduct woekiy a very instructive and fcoccessfnl debet- og clss. A dramatic entertainment is given every three weeks, snd she bss been stirrel op Irom center to circum ference all thiswinter over her attempted division. The case baa been ably repre sented on both tides. Coanty Soporin tendsot Waite has been reversed by fetate Superintendent Irwin and has now landed In tho circait court, with a good prospect of continuing tbe journey on to boadqnarteo tho supreme court of Ore- goo, ibis will, we hope, settle tbo question ss to who are Jeaal voters at school meetings in Oregon. Thus dis trict 10 Is traveling tbo road to fame. A circumstance occurred hero the other day wbicb was quite flattering to re worthy editor." A populist picked op a Plaindxaleb remarking after perus ing its columns for some time: "Well, sir, those Review people are improving giilliy in tbo getting op ol tbeir paper." Ibrow in more demo-populist calamity bowla "Cnolls." Your follow ing don I seem to know "where they sro st." Dist. No. 10. A Swindler. Dbai. Or., Feb. 14tb, 18V7. ' Ed. I'laisdsalek : Last December a awindler came along claiming to bo an agent of Standard rattern Oo. lis came to Drain, aold tbe right to sell to Miss r.oi. tteymour. dressmaker here, and then went on to Oakland telling Mies Hattie Uooper that be aold SIlss Sey mour a lot of patterns and tbat she bad sold MO worth. So she also paid him 1.75 for a supply, swindling her as well as Mis Seymoor. Ho said tbe pattern woold soon coma, none ever came and he is $3 50 better of!, swindling these bard working girls snd how many more 1 know not. siay tbe press or uregon and Oalifornia roast him. Jas. A. STtau.No. Deck Hand Drowned. A Corvallia dispatch of the 101b, says This morning about 0 o'clock Charles Soyder, a deckhand on the ateamer Ruth, drowned in tho Willamette near the Benton flouring mills. The Rulb bajl been loading flour, aud, in swing ing down the stream, ebe caught on tbe stern of the Gypsy, which was tied to tbe government snogboat. Several of the Ruth's crew boarded the Gypsy to push off the Ruth, and In getting back, Snyder stopped off into tbe river. It was dark, and tbe other members of tbe erew were unable to distinguish Snyder's form in tbe water. The current at Ibis point is rather swift, and it is supposed Snyder waa swept by ita force nnder tbe tnats. He waa about 35 years of age, and lived in Porrland. The body has not yet been discovered. Wants a New District. Reeidents of the territory down on the Umpqua, about midway between tho schoolbonses of districts No. 36 (Scolto- burg and- No. 33, desire to be set off in a district by themselyes, setting forth that they are three miles from a school house one way and two and one-half miles the other, aod that it is impossible for tbe smaller children of school sge to attend in the winter season. During the two months past a private school has been taugbt in the neighborhood, but tbe people there thiok tbey ought to get tbe benefit of tbo school funds to wbicb their children are entitled, this beins; their prayer. The petition baa been filed with Superintendent Douglas Waite, but a vigorous remonstrance, it ia raid, will be aent in from the old districts. There la Nothing So Good. Taere is nothing just as good as Dr. King'a New Discovery for Consumption, Cuflghs aod Colds, Oo demand il and do not permit tbe dealer to sell 3 ou some substitute. He will not claim there anything better, but in order to make more profit be may claim something else to bo just as good. You want Dr. King's New Diicovery because you know it to be safe and reliable, and guaran teed to do good or money refunded. For Coughs, Colds, Consumption and for all affections of Throat, Chest and Lungs, there ia nothing so good as Is Dr. King's New Discovery. Trial bottles free at A. C. Maratera' Drug Store. Regular else 50 ceuts and 1 00. For Over Fifty Vcais. ah Old and Wbll-Trisd Rimidv. Mra Window's Soothing Bytup baa been used for over fifty year by mllliona of mothers (or their children while teething, with perfect aucoeaa. It aootha th child, aoltvua the guma, allaya all pain, euns wind collo, aud la th beat remedy for Plarrhoa. Ia pleaaaut to tha taat. Hold by drugglita In every part of the world. Twenty five eenta a bottle. It value 1 Incalculable, Bur and auk for Mra. Wlnalow'a Hootblng Syrup, aud takt no other kind. The Central House. W. H. Gordon is now tbe proprietor of this popular house. The table will be supplied with tbe best in the market good beda and courteous treatment. Meals 15 cent, and beds tbe same rate DANCE, At the Armory Every Saturday Eve-' nlng. These dances wilf be run on a regular scientific plan. Instructions on new dances from 7:30 to 9 o'clock, free of charge. Admission tor lady and gentleman, 50 cents. Gentleman without lady, 73 centa, lady not accom pained by gentleman 25 cents. Spectators not allowed. T, K. RlVMARIIXON. i K 111- j. Absolutely Pure OlcbrmUxl lor II- mat lnnln irength ami hrlthtulni a. Aur. the lood agalnut alum and all forma of adul iraiiun coiiiimoU t tho cheap bare1. SOTAL BAKINU roWDKB CO., AKW Y0S. NOTES OP INTEREST. Naw goods at Caro Bros. Boss Store. J. T. Bryan, tbe Buay Watchmaker. For a good o-cent cigar call on Mrs.fc. Boyd. Mstkers bay your mat s at the Nov elty Store. Bargains in choice remnants at tho Novelty Store. R. W. Benjamin, dentist, room 1, Marsters' block. Boston Baked Beans st the Homo Bakery. Try them. .Shasta Water at Slow Jerry's cigar and drink emporium. For a good smoke call at felow Jerry's bazar, and get a Loo Amorrs cigar. All kind of arlficiali teeth made rea sonably at Dr. Fred Haynes' office. Money to loan. Call at the office of I. F. Rice, real estate dealer, Roseburg,' Oregon. Dolicious "salt-rising" bread at the Home Bakery, corner Oak aud Rose treets. Nothing but the best material used by R. W. Benjamin, dentist. Room. 1, Marsters' block. Freeh home-made bread at tbe Home Bakery, corner Oak and Rose streets. Alice Baldwin, proprietor. Yon can tell one who has good tas'.e and don't like to eat dirt, paint and chalk. He gets his candy at the Kandy Kitchen. Cseebeer the grocer, corner Jackscn and Washington, keeps the beet grocer ie. Every thing fresh and first-clam, and at reasonable prices. Parties desiring family sewing dooe would do well to call on Miss Fannie McKean, 421 Main street. Will sew for 75 cents per day. You can get knives for 5 and 10 cente: and from that price up to fa. Each knife weH worth the price asked at Churchill, Woolley A McKenxie's. Good adyice: Never leave home on a ourney without a bottle of Chamber lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrbtea Rem edy. For sale by A, C. Marsters A Co. Caro Bros', closing out rale is drawing crowds to tbe Boss Store. Low prices and quick aales is tbe order of the day. Goods must te Bold at any sacrifice. Call and see. Two trscta of land for rent, contsining one 10-acre and one 15-track within 1J miles of town, fair orchards on each place. For further information call ou I. F. Rica. Real Esrate Dealer, Rose burg, Oregon. Did You Ever Try Electric Bitters as a remedy for vour troubles? If not, get a bottle now and get relief. This medicine has been found to be peculiarly adapted to the re lief and cure of all Female Complaints eterting a wonderful influence in giving strength and tone to tha organs. If yon have Loss of Appetite, Constipation, Headache, Fainting Spells, or are Ner vous, Sleepless, Excitable, Melancholy or troubled with Dizzy Spells, Electric Bitters is . the medicine you need. Health and strength are guaranteed by its use. Fifty cents and 1.00 at Mar ster'a Drug Store. Treasurer's Notice. Notice is hereby given to all parties holding Douglas couuly .warrants in dorsed prior to July 27lb, lS'JU, to pre sent the same at the treasurer's cilice in the court houte for payment, as in tereet will cease thereon after tbe date of thij notice. Dated this the 'otb day of Jauuary, 1997, at the City of Rosebuig, Douglas coooty, Oregen. Wm. A. Fkaikii, County Treasurer. To the Public. On and after this date, 1 w iuh it under stood that my terma for all undertaker's goods are cash with tho order- 1 find it Impossible to do business ou a credit basis, and belive that I can do bettor by my patrons and myself .by selling strictly for cosh. P. Bknkmck. Undertaker. Roeeburg, Ore., April 12, 1395. Awarded Hlfhest Honors World's Fair, Qold Medal, Midwinter Fair. Most Perfect Msdo. 40 Years tbo Standard. 4 V CREAM BAESDRfi:.