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ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18. 1902.
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K. A. BOOTH, A.C.MAESTERS, II. C. G ALKY, 9
Douglas County Bank, ,
Capital Stock, $50,000.00.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
F. W. BEXSOS, R. A. BOOTH, J. H. BOOTH, J. T. BRIDGES .
J. F. KELLY, A. C. MARSTERS, K. L. MILLER. .
A general banking business transacted, and customers given every
0 accommodation consistent with safe and conservative banking..
X Bank open from nine to twelve and from one to three.
The place to"
STRONG FlTRNITlTRP THRR S
A complete line of Blankets and Comforts that
are excellent iu quality and reasonable in j rice. a
5 Just recieved a new line
from small up to 'Jxi2 and in price from $1.25 to $30- g
j Our store is full of good things and. we can fit jj
Sup your home complete and it will be up to date if b
g you-buy of us
s Brino; Us Your ...
J. F. BARKER S CO
.ace Our prices are always right
1 lltL "wlUO? . and stock complete
Groceries... . g
...Also a full line of.
Highest price paid for Produce. Give us a call
OUR MOTTO IS TO PLEASE.
Kruse & Newland
U KANT BEET
SHUSE for WARE
FLINT'S POPULAR SHOE STORE
Opposite First National Bank
Hints to Housewives.
Half the battle in
fresh Groceries, and to get them promptly
when vou order them. Call up 'Phone No. 181,
for good goods and good service.
C. W. PARKS & CO.
TAicj.u Riii'jjrg, MlMhaiU Staj
ring Hack leaves Boeebnrg Every Morning ot C o'clock,
find them is at
of rugs rangiug
Remember the place
B. VV. STRONG,
3g jacmon ar.
good cooking, is to have good
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Liver 4 Feed find ale gfaMes
C. P. Baenabd, Prop.
Saddle Horses, Single and
Double Rigs at all hours
Transient Stock gven
very bes care
Rates always reasonable
bine for all paints on Coos Bay, Good
LATE NEWS SUMMARIZED.
State, General and Foreign News Con
densed for the Perusal of
the Busy Reader.
A raid was made on tiie falcon at the
entrance olthe Presidio, Cal., reservat ion
last week and 33 soldiers and 10 civilian
t ire destroyed the hophouse belong
ing to Mr. Caoady, living a few mile
west of Eugene. The logs amoints to
about f 10).
Tlie transport Kilpntriek lias arrived
at San Francisco from Manila with "CO
Soldiers on board. Two deaths rented
drt ing the voyage.
inrongtioui me ,uiteu Mates lite
auuiveisarv of the death of President
McKinley was generally observed by
services in churches.
A reort from Mauila is to the eff ct
that Colonel Rafferty, of the Fith
Cavalry, died at !?an Felie fnm injuries
received in a fall a week ago.
An eiiot has gone forth in alt Ijike
City stating that no newly married wo
man will be empitived W the Boa id of
Education to teach in thesehooU of that
A 10-im li gun has Uen tnad in the
East thit bus a rpne of 40 mile. Just
a little nui.e im(ovenient and we can
stay at home and go to wr at the pime
ChiTchea in New York Lavo Wun to
ad)t resolution demanding arbitration
in tlie coal strike situation. The First
Union Pieshyterian churxh was the first
to set the example.
The burning gusher at Reanmoiit, Tex.,
ceased flowing of its own accord yester
day, and tlie fioe was easily extinguishes.
A smfii'Mering fire at the big tank is al!
that remains of the flames.
In a fight .between a force of n.it.ve
constabulary and the Rios laud of i le
concilables in Tayahas, I.uxon, 18 of the
band were killed and 2."i captured. The
constabulary suffered no loss.
The lice of Cincinnati are holding a
man named Joeph Schmitz, who ig said
to have made threats against the life of
President Roosevelt. A thorough in
vestigation is being made.
Advices from Calcutta state that 25
villiages in the southern part of the
Presidency of Bengal have been swept
away by floods and that G003 people
were reported homeless.
A dispatch from Trenton, J., states
that Adjetant tieneral A. C. Oliphant
has suffered a stroke of jaralygis and is
in a criticall condition. It i faarel
that be will not recover.
The grain crop in the Paluuse cxrntry
will 1 full as large this year as it was
last. Abort two-thirds of the c."op bps
leen harveste 1 and the grain is being
i api lly stored ia the warehouses.
Citizens of Victoria, B. C, witnessed
the flight of a brilliant meteor which
shot above that city Monday night. It
came aerobe the Olympic Mountains
and ased directly over the city.
Ihe Tread well mines, at Jnnean,
Alaska, have been flooded as the result
of a downpour of rain which la; ted 31
hours, canshui considerable damage and
several landslides of Douglas Island.
Favorable progress has been reiiorlc'
in the treatment of ten cases of lepry
now in the hospital at Havana. Cnl.
The disease in being treated with a sa've
and tonic made from mangrove e-lract
which is proving very effective.
In a quarrel in Gentry's bop yards
near Brownsville, Tuesday, J. L. Cooper
craektd the skull of ieo. McCamer bv
staking him w ith a chair. McCamey
is unconscious and not expected to re
Hon. Martin Booth, of I ainier, states
that he will intriHluce a bill in the next
Legislature tbat will radically chant
the road statutes in a number of coun
t e here the roads are so extremely
baJ. HeexK.vtsto revolutionize road
William . Stratton, the discoverer of
Cripple Creek, anil one of the wealth
iest men in the state of Colorado, died at
his home in Colorado Springs last night.
H was a man whose private charities
were "boundless, and his intere t in
public welfare was without lim t.
A new company is being organized by
James M. Moore, secretary of the Board
of trade, to Iks known as the Oregon Pa
cific Trading Company. The object of
which will be to'develop' trade with Asia,
A 'ilea, Australia, the Philippines and
Hawaii and represent tlie met chants of
Po. tlaml in these countnesby establish
ing resident agents, and securing the
services of a fust-class man who will
travel in these countries.
Jenks Haven't yon aad that neigh
boring farmer settled your differences
Farmer AkersXo ; but our lawyers
Jenks -Settled? How?
Farmer Akers On onr farms.
A Boy's Wild Ride for Life.
With family around expecting him to
die, and as on riding for life, 13 miles
to get Dr. King's New Discovery for Con
sumption, Coughs and Colds, W. II.
Brown, of Lcesvillc, Ind., endured
death's agonies from asthma, but this
wonderful medicine gave instant relief
and soon cured him. He writes: "I
now dleep soundly every night." Like
marvelous cures of Consumption, Pneu
monia, Bronchitis, Coughs, Colds Mid
Grip prove its matchless merit for a'.l
Throat and Lung troubles. Guaran
teed bottles 50c and fl. Trial bottles
free at A C Marsters drug store.
Notice for Bidders.
Bids for digging and bricking a well
for ti e Edenbower School will !e re
ceived by the School Board on or before
Bept. 20, For particulars see or address,
F. A. McCall,
11P) ' Dist. Clerk,
In the Wake of the Flames Bank
Blown UpAn Alaska Gusher
Mrs. Waggoner Elopes
Reports of tlie great forest
each successive bit of intelligence but adds to the tale of
woe, ruin and disaster that
sea of flame that warpped miles of settlements, and valu
able timber in the atmosphere of destruction. Without
doubt, reports of loss of life
weeks to come, as exploration
tinues. Vast areas of land
of every semblance of human habitation and the shock to
the rural districts is appalling. ' M. L. Smith, who arrived
iu Vacouvcr from the burning district Tuesday night re
ports that the bodies of six people have been found dead in
a trail leadiug through a stretch of country about four
miles wide, between Mie Canyon andSauson Creeks, eight
miles noith of Bell's Mouniaiu, aud 15 settlers residiug in
that district are missing, a number of whom, if not all,
have Derislied in the hip fire.
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whole country iu this region
practically every cue living
less. The 1 ; settlers referred
for, aud the supposition is that they have perished. The
report that six people have been found dead on a trail while
fleeing from the flames is said to be given ou good author
ity. Subsequent reports serve to show that the loss
of life in the Bell's Mountain
ESTIMATES OF PARTIAL LOSSES.
Clackamas Count', O
Tillamook County, Or
Lane County, Or
Josephine County, Or
Clatsop County, Or
Gray's Harbor, Wash
Marion County, Or
Clark Count', Wash
Total '. $1,459,000
Xot including timber losses.
BANK BLOWN TO
Seattle, Sept. it. A
Skagway, Alaska, says: At 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon
an unknown man walked into the Canadian Bank of Com
merce, a revolver in one hand and a dyuamite bomb in the
other, and demanded $20,000 or threatened to blow all to
eternity. Cashier Pooley and Teller Wallace were the ou
ly two iu the bank. Wallace ducked to get his gun and
ran quickly to the back of the room, yelling for l'ooley to
do the same. "No you don't," yelled the man, and dropped
the bomb. The two cler';s
the rear window. The bankroom was wrecked, the un
known had his head smashed and one arm torn off; a hole
was torn in the right wall of the bank, the front windows
were blown clear across the street, and money was scatter
ed to the four winds.
ALASKA'S FIRST GUSHER.
Seattle, Sept. 17. A special to the Times from Val-
dez, Alaska, says: The first
was struck at Cotclla on September 1 at a depth of 200
feet. The gusher took everything away and rose 150 feet
before being finally capped. The oil is of good qualhy,
being valued at $4 a barrel at the well.
MRS. WAGGONER ELOPES.
Chehalis, Sept. 16. Chehalis has added another chap
ter to the famous Merrill-Tracy episode. As a closing chap
ter to the story of the finding of Dave Merrill's body near
here a few weeks ago by Mrs. Mary Waggoner, of Napa-
viue, this one comes as a stunner. Mrs. Waggoher and
Ben Merrill, a brother of the dead outlaw, have eloped fom
Chehails together, and it is presumed are in Seattle togeth
er. Night Watchman Towusend and others saw them off.
Mrs. Waggoner has a husband, David Waggoner, near
Napavine, where he works in
has three married daughters.
to be over 40 years of age, but
REFUSES TO '
Des Moines, la., Sept.,
fused to reconsider his. withdrawal from the Congressional
race in the Third Iowa District. This morning the follow
ing telegraphic reply was received in response to a re
quest to reconsider his action:
'Dubuque la., Sept. 16.
W. Rathbun, Des Moines, la.
ly appreciated, but cannot
spent in fighting for my country, state and district, I can
not acquiesce in administering freee-trade poison to cure
the trust evil, which I abhor. "D. B. Henderson."
A THOUSAND CHINEESE BUTCHERED.
London, Sept. '16. A News Agency dispatch from
Pekin says Catholics here understand that from 300 to
1000 converts have been killed by Boxers in tho province
of See Chueu.
fires continue to come in and
reeks in the wake of the mighty
and property will pour in for
of the burned ; districts con
in Clark County are divested
Mr. Smith savs that the
. - it .
is wiped clean by the fire and
there has be:n rendered home
to have not been accounted
region is greater than was at
special to ihe Times frora
had by this time gotten out of
flow of petroleum in Alaska
a logging camp. She also
The woman does not appear
Merrill is younger, probably
17. Speaker Henderson re
Messrs Lafe Young and S.
Your joint telegram sincere
reconcider, for after an age
SHOT THROUGH HEART.
Cal Griffin in Jail at Grant's Pe
Charged Willi the Willful Mur
der of Edwin Johnson.
Cbants Pass, Kept. 10. I'm ties ai
rived last night from Waldo, and
hroegiit in details of the tdiooiuig jfr.iy
that ocruieil there the night pievioiw
iu which Edwin Johnson was killed by
Ci1 (iri.Iin. The two men, with several
ntheis, had been drinking, and Johnson,
being of a itiai relrome n:tioe, tried to
find tiouble from varion n-embers of
theciowd. (iriiliu was tlie otilv one
who was prepared to arcoiniiKxiute him
Johnson railed Ciritlina few bad names,
and on lx-ui'i told to shut up struck
(iriflin in the fare. (iri.Tin wa timed
w i;h a levolver. On rt-reiviux tlie blow
he ilu-w his we. J k 11 and commenced fir
ing. Johnson was unarmed, anil at
tempted to tlee. (iritii.i fired thiee
shots. One of them pierced Johnson's
heat t, the second entered his side, and
the third i"aeJ throi'gii his neck.
(irilfiin gave himself up and awaited
the ariival of the sheriff. A prelimina
ry tiial was held at Waldo yesterday
aiteruoon, and Gridin was. b.nnd over to
a.iit tiial at the coming term of Circuit
Johnson was 2:1 years of ap, (iriifin
is alsjtit ICi years of age, and has Is.rne
the repetatioa of lieing a ipiiet and or-
f derly man. The evidence as produce-!
t th rdiin-lllJirv. lrialWilJI TeiyU)Qch
against him, as it appeared that there
was no carse for bis shooting. The af
fray has canned much comment here.
From the Glendate Newt.
Pny Ecals visited here lai-t Sunday.
M. D. Zuight is Wilding a new cot
tage in No'th ii!eudal.
Jame Cleminens, our tentorial artist,
is jut completing his new residence on
on North Sid.
Many carloads of bimter are being
continpidlr flopped by the (ilenda'e
LuniherCo. tivariora points in Cai -forma.
David Kyle Las jn-t completed his
labors a carpenter on the luudsotnc
par-onsge of the Presbyterian church.
C. E. Dougherty, who-e ranch is one
and one-half miles notth of town is
building a fine, larj.e two-st 'rydwell'iig.
Mis Nora Miser, daughter o.' Pot-ma-ter
Mer of Stirveout, is now at-
ti-m'ii'.i t the duties of the ten ia'.e
O.t two bote! a e - cror.de.l i itb
C"e!s th.'t to sdverii-o uo'i' i jwve a
detiiment rather thsn adv?nl at tl.i
time. h.it the t--n nevd r -r.-t is a
go d ie-icrai.t, rn 1 a p. a-t:c?I -e. nn
with a little capital con 1 1 do well here
in that bite.
The V flume of the tilend.U Lrmber
C. is s n to lie ejkti n'ed l.nni it pre
ent termini!-, a quarter ofanoieiiom
the depot. t- ttieir grounds near the
road frojti.ig twu. At the pi.et,t
termini: on the north h.nk of Cow
Ctet-k, the fin me is aliout 25 feet above
ground. The faclmy is tobebinltat
the new tcriniiin.".
Biiines U ijiMte lively alout the tiol I
Hog and vi-imty. The electric li.hSs
at the tt-dd livt are quite brilliant.
Things are tirring at t.'ie Uent.i none.
Dave Johnson has a tlatteii ig p.vpect
on Kenben Cieek ; be has a Mnall for-e
of men employed and hopes to develop
one of the fcest mine in Southern Ore
gon. Cholly May Oabole tells me you
said tiusMe tiajboy a id I would never
find any girls to marry ns lcanse we
are too fatiiiioi.
Mi as Pe,.je. v There was a
mioundei standing theie. I said
were "two fast idiots."
Not Doomed for Life.
"I was treated for three years by good
diK'tors," writes W A Greer, MeCou
nellsville, ()., '"for Piles, and Fistula,
but, when all failed, Bucklen's Arnica
salve cured me in two weeks." Cures
Burns, Bruises, Cuts, Corns, Sores,
Eruptions, Salt Kheuin, Piles or no pay.
25c at A C Marsters drug vtoro.
"I am an engineer by trade and the
hard work and worry of running a large
engine brought on nervous prostration,"
wri'.es Mf. Chas. F. Dixon, of Arbncklc,
Colusa Co., Calif. "A biend recom
mended Dr. Pierce's Golden Medica'
Discovery to me ami I bought one bot
tle; thought that it helped me so con
tinued the use of it uutil I had taken six
bottles. I feel better than ever in my
life. Am not a particle nervous, can
work hard all day and sleep sound at
night. I not only think so but I know
that the "Golden Medical Discovery'
cured me and therefore I will recom
mend it to others."
Dr. Ptorct't PtttuMBt fMs rtftatu CA
ftowJ o4 Msnulatt Un luaJ nm
Are you particular
IF YOU AP.R C-LL AT
. AND ASK
Price is no higher and
I OPFNINQ OF
Golf Skirting A very heavy quality, measurin
56 inches wide in all colors.
t Venetian Cloth
inches wide, an excellent fabric
for tailormade waterproof suits.
KC03' Corsets ..We are the agents for the "Kebo"
Corsets and have a large assort
ment, in the latest French styles,
on hand. The newest of the
kind is the "Kebo" Form-Reducing
SlyliSh fill SaltS.Stylish
SbS Men and Boys' shos in good
qualities and moderate prices.
I Ih Wollenberg Bros.
COOS BHY STKCE ROUTE
vjiiiraravii:- .in .u?o-jay,
thefare frjrn Draia t Coj j Bit.
hve po?i:i 1 or more. Ail excess b--. 3 per 'aJ, aid no ai
'lowance wiii oe maoe for ruaj.-l trip. DAILY STAGE.
For farther infornaation a Idress
Malbg U!ni Look Pleasant
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o vrnei !,e 0:e.i hes
p3o-Ki; ; iaeai'y wo.t, n.ier be
ia,! reit . bone f o j tie !:-:, g
laundry, th- r.ii who loves f.Miitie-
inen and u,vt-date lanndrying a'waes
wreathe bis face in sn'le.. Ih'.ioj
warm weather onr nietn.nis ot' laumi,
ing linen and colored shirt, white vei,
etc.,hhows itself in the leagth of time
they keep fresh and c lea in.
ill ii im
They've gone and done it again
Done away with
developing. A little machine to de
velope film negatives in daylight
without going to a darkroom. Any
child can operate it. See this won
derful invention at our store.
Chuf chilli & Woolley.
Cause and Effect.
Responsive to tha tvwh. and perfect
in tore an I action, tlie Vose piano has
secured a hold on popular favor accorded
to none other. It is a standard instroV
mont, oi the highest trade. Unexcelled
in a singlo feature of merit. Na better
piano made. Not high priced, either.
Sold at exceedingly low figures for cash,
or on easy time payments. Everyone
W. A. BURR & CO.
They are now hx-atel iu the new Hendricks block,
one dior south of the Railroad Fating House
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A fnll nnd complete lino of Ciffars, and Tobacco,
Candies, Nuts, Frosts,
Coffee, Tea and Spices
every can guaranteed
.Black Venetian Cloth, full co
ji ju Liv! aa i airJar xce
jannary 'jj. 02
. we w
wUl charge tr.50 for S
ridi each fn'l fare, 3j
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Bl-vri allowance w
J". R. Sawyers,
iropuetor, L'nun, Oregon
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the dark-room in
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NORMAN & COMPANY