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About The Plaindealer. (Roseburg, Or.) 1870-190? | View Entire Issue (Oct. 6, 1902)
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you yoor'share of trade;
Is a very important factor in
business. Poor printing re
advertising m dull sea
sons brings yon your share, and also
tbat of the merchant who "can't af
flects no credit on a good
business bonne. Let cs do yon r Job
Printing we gnarantee it to be in
ord" to advertise.
Published on Mondays and Thursdays Established 1868.
0 every way saiiBiactory. .
ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, OCTOBER 6. 1902.
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R. A. BOOTH. A..C.MABSTERS, H.C.GALEY,
President. vice President Cashier
Douglas County Bank,
Established I883. Incorporated 1901.
Capital Stock, $50,000.00.
BOARD OP 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 riven every x
5 Bank open from nine to twelve and from one to three. 0
HEATING STOVES l
x I he place to nnd
STRONG'S FURNITURE STORE
i A complete line of Blankets and Comforts that
are excellent in quaht y and
Just recieved a new line
from small up to 9xi2 and in
Our store is V1 f good
Sup your home complete and
I you buy ot us.
Bring- Us Your ...
J. F. BARKER & CO.
Also a full line of...
Highest price paid for Produce. Give us a call
OUR MOTTO IS TO PLEASE J-x
Kruse & Newland
Edwin Clapp Shoes for Men
SOLD ONLY AT
FLINT'S POPULAR SHOE STORE.
Opposite First National Bank
Hints to Housewives.
Half the battle in good cooking, is to have good
fresh Groceries, and to get them promptly
when vou order them. Call np 'Phone No. 181,
for good goods and good service.
C. W. PARKS & CO.
IB II. 1
I x'i ? tha Rxiih ir, Mir.sh i ! I
Spring Hack leaves Eogeburg Every Moruing at 6 o'clock.
them is at
reasonable in price.
of rugs ranging in size
price from Si. 25 to $30.
things and we can
it will be up to date if
Remember the place
B. W. STRONG,
32g Jackson St.
prices are alwa)s right
and stock complete
P 1 1
LiYei Feed ui gale J&aMes
C. P. Barnard, Prop,
Saddle Horses, Single and
Double Rigs at all hours
Transient Sto: even
very best of care
Kates always reasonable
Line' for all points on kw Bay. (iool
THE FINAL SIMMONS.
Ex-Govcrnor Whiteaker Dead at
HIS LITE CLOSES PEACE FILLY
The End of a Remarkably Active and
Busy Life The Funeral
ErtiKNE, Or., Oct. 5. After two years
of intense suffering with paraly: is and
a general breaking down of the system
d ue to old age ami infirmity, Ex-Gov-ernor
John Whiteaker passed away at
his home in this city at 7 :45 o'clock
Thursday night. Uo had been in an
unconscious state for two days and had
lieen unable to take any nourishment
since Thursday morning. His aged wife
attended him to the last, his earnest
desire beiug that she should be con
stantly at his bedside. His last
moments were calm and peaceful. The
ex-Governor suffered a stroke of paraly
sis two years ago, and about three weeks
ago was. the victim of a second stroke,
from which he never recovered. He
leaves a w ife, two sons and one daughter.
He was a member of Eugene Lodge A.
F. & A. M., under w hose auspices the
funeral was held Saturday.
A REMARKABLE CAREER.
John Whiteaker was the first Gov
ernor of Oregon under the state consti
tution. He was elected at the June
election in 1S38, and inaugurated on the
Sthof July of the same year. He-held
office until his successor was inaugu
rated in 1ST,2.
He was born in Dearborn County, Iu
diina, on May 4, 1S20, came West in
1S49, and remained till 1S51, when he
returned to Missouri. The next year he
came to Oregon with his wife'and settled
on a farm in Lane County in 1S53. In
1S50 he was elected Probate Judge, and
the next year a member of the Terri
totial Legislature. In 1S5S he was
elected Governorof Oregon and served
a full term. In the contest for this
honor hereceived 5134 votes to the 4213
cast for E. M. Barnum, his oppenent
who had already been high in office in
the territory. His term expiring in
1S62, he retired to Eugen. He wa
elected to the Oregon House f Rep
resentative in IStifi, 1S6S, ami ls.O.
In thia last session he was made ieaker
of the House. In ISTft he was again
called upon to serve the people of Lane
Count as State Senator for a term ot
four years, being elected president of the
Senate at Doth sessions of the Legisla
In 1S7S Mr. Whiteaker had the hnor
of representing Oregon in tlie rorty
sixth Congress, and after the expiration
of his term, he again retired to private
life, onlr to resume public office in
when he was appointed Collector of
InL-mal Revenue at Portland under
President Cleveland' first adminietra
ion. At the close of his term as col
wr.r. he went back to Encene. where
he sient his remaining days.
Governor hiteaker was always an
ardent and consistent Democrat in
n litics. and had "a large number of
admirers and friends, who looked upon
hint as one of jt he fathers of the Dem
ocratic party in this state.
Aa Governor of Oregon, Mr. Whiteaker
issued what is suposel to have been
the first Thankgiving proclamation in
the Northwest. At the time he was
severely criticised by the denominational
journals for setting w hat they consider
ed a bad precedent.
Gocd Roads Convention.
1'o.tland, Oregon, Oct. 2, 1902.
To the Plaisdealer:
The tiovernment Good Roads Conven
tion (nnder the direction of the office of
Public Road Inquiries, I'nited States
Department of Agriculture, Martin
nodtre. Director, R. Y. Riclianlson and
James W. Abbott, Commissioners) wil
iKi held in Portland, October Hth and
15, PJ02. Every citizen of Oregon,
should be interested in th s matter of
good roads, a subject of vital import
ance to allot us. County Judge and
Commissioners, Road Supervisors, May
ors of Cities, Civil Engineers and others
interested, are resjiectfully urged to co
operate with the Government experts to
make this event one long to be re
emliorcd and of lasting benefit to Ore
Krn. There w ill be practical demonstra
tions with road making machinery.
Bo sure to come to the Convention
and get the benefit of years of experience
by exjert road makers, and you will
carry home ideas and information
which will certainly improve your com-
nmnitv and hein vour neighbors. You
must realize the importance of good
The time for opening the Convention,
and the ball in which itwill be held,
will be announced in the papers later.
The Portland Chamber of Commerce.
America's Famous Beauties
Look with horror on Skin Eruptions,
Blotches, sores, Pimples. They don't
liave them, nor will any one, who uses
Bucklcn's Arnica Salve. It glorifies the
face. Eczema or halt Rheum vanish
before it. It cures sore lips, chapped
hands, chilblains. Infallible for Piles.
25c at A C Marsters drug store.
Fortune Favors a Texan.
"Having distressing pains in. head
lack and stomach, and being without
appetite, I began to UBe Dr. King's New-
Life Pills" writes V P Whitehead, of
Kennedale, Tex., "and soon felt like
new man." Infallible in stomach and
:iver troubles. Only 25c at A C Mar
(ers drug store.
TITI.K IS IKRFi:CT.
Notnlng; to Prevent a Convey
ance oftiie Pnunina Caual.
New York, Oct. 2. William Nelson
Cromwell, general counsel for the new
Panama Canal Company, who has re
turned from Paris, says he delivered to
Attorney-General Knox, in IV.ris, every
conveyance, decree, concession or other
doinment relating to the proierties of
the new Panama Canal Company, and
its unquestionable jower to convey the
the canal, the plant, concessions anil
other pnqierty to the United States,
fret ami clear of all liens or claims of
To Mr. Waldeck-Rousseyu, who has
just resij-rcd t lie Premiership of France
to resume the practice of his profession,
is submitted, he said, "a 1 the docu
ments and questions, and have received
his elalmrate opinions indorsing the
same opinion, and in addition giving
his conclusions that the title to the
prrqierty in ertVct, and that the I'nited
States will acquire a complete ami valid
title thereto, tree from any p,siLh
complications from creditors or stock
holders ol the old company.
"The conveyance of the new Panama
Company will be supplemented by the
official oecuranees of the liqui I i!or of
the old company, and by the representa
tive of the bondholders of the old com
jany who have been fully assured by
degree of the court to grant such con
currence. Thus there is left no one to
question the conveyance.
"In my judgment it only remains to
conclude a treaty with Colombia to fully
satisfy the provisions of the Sjxioner
law. That treaty has nearly been agreed
upon, only three or four points being
still under discu.siou. In my opinion
this is only a matter of time and skill,
and I believe it will end in the United
States acipiiriug and completing the
THE GREAT ROCK
Grand Central Railroad of Oregon
a Transcontinental Road.
Empire City, Roseburg. 5alt Lake City and Denver
to be Connected by
If our readers ill tak
a map of the,
United States, they will nnd a direct
line of railroail fr-mi Philadelphia t
Memphis. Teiin.. and ra.liating in even-
direction hke the okesof a whe-l from
Memphis an-to U fmnd a immlvr of
railroad- "f which the liiisville ami
Nashviiie and others the recent Rock
Ulami purcha-e. The riads diverge fo
as to take in every j.iint 4 interest in
the south, Hmth-ea.-t and noith-ast u
far as Philadelphia. So f.ir as kn-iwn,
the Lehigh Valley railroad, the Iuis
vilie and Nashville and theChm-taw
Route front Memphis Tenn., to A ma r
ille, Texas, have been gronel together
by the great Rock Island system and
whatever may le the standing of the
Lehigh Valley and Louisville and Nash
vill it is well known that the Choctaw
has become indeed and in fact a part of
the Rock I.-Iand system and operated as
such. The Rock Island officials are now
engaged in getting together material tc
construct the Choctaw road from
Amarillo, Texas, to a point or settlement
known as Tucumcarri in north-eastern
New Mexico, on the main line from
Chicago to El Paso, and work is being
ruehed on a line from Tucumcarri to tlie
coal mines in Colfax county, New Mex
ico and from thence to make connections
with a road recently purchased, thus
making a direct connection from El
Paso and all Mexican points, as well as
all points iu Texas and the south and
south-east with Denver. By looking at
the maps w ith the Choctaw, and all
Rock Island railroads, it will be seen
that this is a most jiowerful combine to
control the f reizht nnd passenger traffic
in the territory indicated.
At Denver, Colorado, there is a new-
road being built directly through the
mountains to Salt Lake City. This is
known as the Moffat road, and this
entornriso is backed up, not by the
Burlington, Santa 1-eor Lmon racine
interest and capital, but by the Great
The greater part of the prunes grow n
it the v:ciuity of Milton, Oregon, were
ihipped fresh tuis year.
Potatoes w Inch are now worth 50 to 05
cent per sack in Portland are probably
about down to bottom figures.
The Oregon" synod of the Presby
terian church will hold its annual ses
sion in Grants Pass this .w eek.
Fire damp caused an explosion in the
Black Diamond coal mine near Seattle
Friday. Fourteen minors are known to
have been killed.
Macedonian Turkish troops have
captured the town of Mitrovita in Servia.
They massacred hundreds of tbo help
less inhabitants and destroyed many
miles of railroad.
The oiien season for upland birds be
gan Oct. 1st, andjgood sport is now being
onioved among the quail, grouse, etc.,
in Southern Oregon.-
The jury in the St. Louis boodle cases
has lieen completed and the testimony
is being taken. Many sensations are
looked for before the trial is over.
Crop bulletins from the Government;
officers at Manitoba show that 00,000,000
bushels of wheat'will lie available for ex
port. The yield of oats is 0,000,(K)3
bushels, and of barley 8,000,000.
The Glacier reoi ts that George- Booth
of Hood River, had no difficulty in find
ing buyers in Portland for hid crop of
Jnrj'a Verdict I. Harder lit the
Seattt e, Oct.- 2. Yesterday eveniug
the jury In the case of Paul Underwood
brought in a verdict of murder in the
set'ond degree. Underwood was accuse J
with his wife of drowning their infant
child in Salmon Bay, after having ad
ministered to it an overdose of chloro
form. Tlie case has leen on trial for
several days and has attracted much
attention. Arguments were complete.)
yesterday afternoon, the jury retired,
and afteran hours' deliberation, brougnt
in the verdict as stated. Throngh the
several days of the trial the young mat)
has maintained the greatest stolidity,
though he was surrounded by his
sorrowing parents and friends. S-eues
in his early married life, and events
connected with the closest and usually
dearest memories of his child, were
The crime was committed on the last
day May, and Underwood was
C3p',iVl--cfter a chaw of two weeks
through the southwestern nut of the
state. The ualty is front 10 to 20
Beets Instead of Wheat
Spokane, Wash., (Vet. 2. Several
hundred farmers in Eastern Washing
ton and Oregon are finding it more pro
fitable to raise sugar beets than wheat.
They are turning an increased acreage
from wheat raising to beet culture, with
lanre i-rohts in sistit. U;e average in
come er acre for this season's crop of
sugar be U, is estimated at !1 50
Farmers are now pulling t e crop,
They sav beet raising ts three times as
nrotitahle as wheat growing. Inside re
quiring less extensive machinery and
apparatus to handle the crop.
Bands of Steel.
Rock Island railroad ; and when the
Moffat line icnitructd and iu running
order to Salt I.ake City, without otli-r
connections, it would only I a feed r
fur existing lines.
Within the ot ten weeks the w ritr
of this article saw in the office of a Chief
Ensrineer of one f the roabi mentioned,
a snney of a riad to connect this vt
; system of railroads with ail the various
I ramilirations ami feeders in a direct
1 line from the Atlantic to the Pacific
ftcean. This line commenced at Silt
I-alo Cilv and running south of the
I jike in a nortii-wr-terly direction t a
point about one-hundred miles from the
south-east corner of Oregon and thence
pnceelel westerly, crosetng theCascule
Mountains at a Hiint, (if we remember
aright) where the elevation was 4.S00
feet, and from thence through Ruseturg
to Coos Bay. . This is all the writer
knows, hut he received a little advice
which has been acted on in part and w ill
lie carried out in full, for lie believes that
within the next fouryears Rosebnrg w ill
be a rity of 10,000 inhabitants and also
be one of the most imoilanta railroad
centers tn the north-west.
Regarding the various rumors of who
is backing up this or that railroad pro
position, all we have to sav is this: out
side of the actual extention of main
lines, the Rock Island system Korks
through other corporations, and when
the various roads or extensions are built
and ready for business, they are then
absorbed into the svstem and their
identity lost. In another column will
lie found some interesting readir g, re
garding the Grand Central Railrcad of
Oregon, aud the writer is prepare! to l?t
his last summer Panama against three
plugs of Kentucky twist that the Gran 1
Central Railroad of Oregon is either
bluff at the Great Rock Island Route or
tbat tlie officials running the enterprise
arc doing so for the Rock Island Svs
tem of railroads.
(Jraven; tein apples at $1.00 per box
I ilivered at the Hood River dejmt.
Governor T. T. Geer has appointed D,
II. Stearns, D. M. Dunne and'A. King
Wilson, delegates to the Natioual Irriga
tion Convention, which meets at Colora
do Springs, October 0th to lth.
The Butte Creek I .and, livestock and
Lumber Company sold 200 heud of 3-
year-old steers to Dillon, Nye A Dillon,
of Umatilla County, w ho took delivery
of the cattle in Fossil Wednesday- The
price was $44 per head.
A flour and breakfast food plant is to
lie the latest addition to Portland's man
ufacturing establishments. An East
ern investor has promised to put up
such a plant in or in the vicinity of
Portland. The Board of Trade is in
strumental -in bringing this nlsmt.
Southern Oregon, famous f r its line
apples, is saul to have the Uvu crop in
its lustory this year that in lest in
quality and appearance. The unusually
heavy rain fori this tiortion oi" the state
which Mi about the middle of August
was just what was needed to bring the
ruit to the, highest degree of perfection.
A big fight is on against Die combina
tion of western puckers knifwn as the
meat trust. The National Livestock
Association and Western railways, it is
said, have guaranteed a bind of two
million dollars, or so much ns mav be
necessary, to le used lighting the trnst.
The legal machinery of govern men t will
be bet in motion against the trust,
DEPOT SITE SECURED:
Bushey Tract to be Used for This
LOCATED IN NORTH ROSTBtRQ.
Railroad Yard to be surveyed
and Improved. ROMbnrc
to become l'e-,enl
Renewed local interest in the great
Cjos Bay, Salt Lake Railroad project
wa. awakened last Thursday by tlie con
summation of a real estate transaction
in which representatives of this new
railroad company secured an option
upon the large tract of land adjacent to
lUeburg known as the Bughey place,
which comprises a fraction over 1000
acres and affords an admirable site for
dent grounds, railroad yards, ronnd
house and machine shops. An option
on tins tract has been liei.l lor some
time bv C. E. Gaddis. of Rowburi. with
pthotn the rt'tremtativeg of the Great
Central have been negotiating and with
horn, late Thnrsday afternoon apers
were signed transferring the option on
this tract to the raihoad representatives
f r a consideration of f 'Mt a forfeit of
iieing -ai.l down, the remaining
f 2.j00 to be paid in thirty days. Negotia-
tions were then entered into with the
omnerofthe tract and its acquisition
;ffccled for a consideration of (13,000
the whole transaction involving 1 13,000.
It in furl! ht announced that it is the
intention of Chief Engineer Kiunev to
come here1 within a few days and opan
offices on the ground floor of the Van
I Ion ten house and make Roseburg bust
nes headquarters during the iieriod of
construction work west of the Cascade
Mountains and possibly, his ienuanent
Western headquarters. It is pretty
generally believed that the announce
ment as to the beginning of active opera
tions on the new rrd at thia place will
be made sxn after Mr. Kinney's arrival.
A herd of "5 horsea to le neJ i
construction work is now in pas
ture on the A. E. Moler place a short
distance east of this city, and grading
tools, etc., are leing accommulateii. In
the above transaction and movements
the matter of bringing or building the
new nd via RoseLurg seems now de
Giod Price -for Wheat.
September wheat sM on the Iard f
Trade, Chicago, last week, at ! cents.
hich is the big lie! prk-e on that cereal
since the great iveiter oeai in isvs.
Tlie caue of the hih price wss the fact
that all of the available snp4r was prac
tioailv cornered, and it was rumored
that Armour x to., held the greater
(art of i:. There lias been great anxiety
among snorts in yeptemiier wneai lr
the past two week, but it was snpjosel
that all of them had roverel durs.ig tlie
scare of last week. However, when
trading ojned Tuesday, it was seen
that there was still a considerable
uamber who had not made g"od their
Notice is hereby given that the Board
of Directors of tin 2nd Suit hern Oregon
District Agricultural Society will receive
bids for the exclusive right of saloon
privileges ; also for pool selling on Fair
grounds during Fair week. Each bid
must le accompanied with a deposit of
25 per cent of the amount cf bid, or it
w ill not be considered. Bids to be de
livered to tlie Secretary on or before
Sept. 25, 1902. The Roard reserves the
right to reject any and all bids, by order
of the Board of Directors.
F. A. McCall, Sec.
Catarrh of the Bowels.
Causes bhMiting after meals and large
quantities of gas which cannot be ex
pelled, cause diarrhoea alternating1
with constiuation. S. B. Catarrh Cure
has a tonic and curative effect on the
bowels and restores them to a natural
and healthy action and condition and
removes the cause of that dreadful di
sease, catarrh of the bowels and consti-1
nation. For sale by all druggists. Book
on catarrh free. Address Smith Bros.,
Smith's Dandruff Pomade
Cures dandruff, eczema, itching 8( alp
and stops falling of the hair. One ap
Dlication stoiw itching scalp, three to
six applications removes all dandruff.
Doctors and druggists regard it as the
standard remedy for Uan.lruu anu ail
-tching, soah-y skin diseases; price 50c,
U all druggists. Book on Catarrh free.
Address smiu. Bros. Fresno, cai, For
$ioo Reward $ioo.
The readers of this paper will be
nlensed to learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease that sience has been
nble to cure in all its stages, and tttat is
rt:irrh. Halls Catarrh Cure is the
only positive cure known to the medical
fraternity. Catarrh Iieing a constitu
tional disease, requires a constitutional
treatment. HaU'sCatarrh Cure is taken
internally, acting directly upon the
blx?d and mucous surfaces of the system
thereby destroying the foundation of
the disease, ami giving the patient
strength bv building us the constitution
and assisting nature in doing its work.
The proprietors have so much faith in
its curative powers, that they offer One
Hundred Dollars for any case that it
fails to cure. Send for list of testimoni-
Address F. J. Cuknry aCo.,
SoM by Drngirlsls, 7.V.
Halls Family Pills are the tiest.
if yuu want to go to Coon County
joints, take the Rosebnrg, Marshfield
route. Spring hacks leave Rosebnrg
every day at 0, A. M. Inquire of C, P.
Rtunard, agent. tf,
Are yon particular
IF YOU ARE CALL AT
Price is no higher and
- -v. " '
Saturday, Oct. n, 1902
!iPEC,All3ES- I A. X ftfarsters & Co.
and Family Recites, "tyZTTI ......
Rubber Gokv Toilet Drags, Medicines, Cfteniccls.,
Articles, Lime and Ce- "
nnt, raiuta, Oils and JjniflTfl
;tu, PerfaD.ty. Truss- l' A
smitatoEtc, n liiinuio i o
Rambler Ii crc.es and
Sundries. S-1k1 Sep-
piies. Stationery -School Books
COOS BHY STHGE ROUTE !
i Cmmen in with M.jnday, Jaaaary 20. "02, we w charge .50 for
J thefare from Drain t- Cooa 3jt. Eag.'Ae allowance with each fuU fa .
&J pounds. Travelling men are sllowed 75 r-wods when the
J have i pcKiadi or more. All excess ba?k-arre, 3 cu. per pound, and no al
5 lowance will be made for round trip. DAILY T.U,E.
For further information addre&i
S Jr Sarrycrs,
Proprietor, Drain, Oregon
They've gone and done it again
Done away-with the dark-room in
developing. A little machine to de-
, ' oi
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without going to
chllu cuiii upciiiLtt
Cause and Effect.
Responsive to the touch, and perfect
in tone and action, the Yose piano has
secured a hold on popular favor accorded
to none other. It is a standard instru
ment, of the highest grade. Unexcelled
in a single feature of merit. No better
piano made. Not high priced, either.
Sold at exceedingly low figures for cash,
or on easy time payments. Everyone
V. A. BURR & CO.
Coffee, Tea and Spices
every can guaranteed
h Fs!i ionablc Attire.
Your laundry is the most conspicuous
feature of your apjvirel. Therefore re
quires more auention than other arti
cles of wea . We'll do it np for yon in
a style that'll give you comiort and
pleasure. We're experts in the art f
laundering, and da work of the highest
grade at lowest rates. Shirts, collars
and cuffs Lunderel to- perfection.
Sj-ecial attention given to fine linen.
First class service.
in sin linr
a." J 1 ; "U .
a darkroom. Any
ii. ,co mia vvuu
at our store.