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Published on Mondays and Thursdays Established 1868.
ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4. 1902.
9 B.A..BOOTH. A.C.MARSTKKs, H.C.GALKY,
0 uousnas coumy oaim,
BOARLi . DIKkJblORS
F. W. BENSON, IL A. BOOTH, J il UOjUI i
J. F. KELLY, A.C. MA ESTERS .1 II. K
A penerul Kml-inw lmciriv:c fnuvli'l. Lnl customers civen every A
0 accommodation consistent with safe ami cousc. vt ive banking. o
5 Bank open from nine to twelve and from one to three. V
The place to find them is at
i STRONG'S FURNITURE STORE
g A complete line of Blankets and Comforts that i
are excellent in quality and
Just recievea a new line
k from small up to 9xi2 and in
g Our store is fV n good
Sup 3'our home complete and it
I you buy of us.
Br rig Us Your ...
J. F. BARKE.R & CO.
If You Pay More
Thau we charge for repairing, y03 pay too mcch.
Ifj-ou paj less you don't get jour work done a
right. We do our watch, clock and jewelry re- rr
pairing as wellks it can be done, and our prices are
very low. Cleaning, $1.00, mainsprings, $1.C0, aud all
other work equally low. x
When was your watch cleaned last ? Better
have it examined ow.
considerable expense later
- R. F.WINSLOW.Jeweler and Optician
Cass Street Near Depot
A fine assortment of Ladies' and
Gents' Slippers and Sandals. We
also carry a fine line of Boys' allega
tor slippers at 75 cents per pair.
Call and see them 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 up 'Phone No. 1S1,
for good goods and good service.
IB' 11, ' 1 111 1 II
!ir', .MiriljIJ S n)
Spring Hack leaves Pvoscburg Evcrjr MorBin at 6 o'clock, -
reasonable in price.
01 rugs ranging m size
price from $1.25 to $30
things and we can
will be up to date
Remember the place
B. W. STRONG,
32g Jackson St.
You may save yourself 3
C. W. PARKS & CO.
V3?J, Feel and f&s Sables
C. P, Babnard, Prop.
Saddle Hordes, Single and
Double Rigs at s'.l hours
Transient Stock gven
very bestof care
Rates always reasonable
Lina for all points ou C'oa liny. iool
A SENATORIAL CANDIDATE.
This One Owns an Entire Town and
WKDDERnrRN Nov. 20. Located on
the north hank of the Rogue Eiver,
within a quarter of a mile of its mouth,
is the thriving little town of WcdJer-
hum, in which every line of business,
every buiKlin, whether dwelling or
store, and every fiot of land is all owned
by one ierwin. Nor is that nil. The
lands lying ahn.g Kogne. Uiver for a din-
t ince up from 10 to 15 miles on both
sides are almost all owned byjihe same
person. The enmhineil area of these
tracts is said to be alout 12,000 ai res
hen it is eoiiMileml that one siu:ire
niiiecuntaiiis t!10 acres, it is hh-h that
iiere is a lly -f land of alout 20 square,
miles, allownl and controlled tinder
one luunauement. The owner of this
vast property is 1J. 1). Hume, and his
very successful rart'er as a speculator in
Western lauds i.-i an ohject-lesson ou
what may be .done by coucefclraling en
ergy and linancial ability in one articU'
hit direction. The recent sale by Mr
Hume of a lame tract of ml wood tim
ber and. other lands in this and Iel
Norte counties to an Eastern syndi
cate for $200,000 shows that Mr. Hume
will sill at what he thinks the proper
time and iu the rase mentioned he made
a handsome profit by the transaction,
Oregon a Dairying State
C. U. Sherman, of Madison, S. 1),
w ho oierates seven creameries iu the
neighborhood of that town, after having
taken a trip through a jwtion of
Western Oiegou, says he considers Ore
gon an ideal dairy country'and wonder
whv there are no more creameries es
"In Oregon the grass appears to grow
the year around, and the dairyman has
a never-failing market in Portland and
the cities of Puget Sound. 1 have been
shipping a number of carloads of butter
to Seattle, but the freight amounts to 3
cents a pjund, while we can, ship to
New York City for 2 cents. At present
'the wholesale price of butter in New
York is 21 cents" a pound aud this leaves
a good margin of profit to the South
Dakota farmer, who has batter fat to
sell the creameries. The price we iy
for butter fat is three cents loss than
the quotations in'New York.
''1 took a trip through Yamhill coun
ty and visited the creamery at McMinn
ville and I found an unwillingness
among the farnu-rs to engage iu the
dairy business ou acouut of its being
confining, but a man can make more
cl -ar money off 40 milch cows than he
can working several hundred acres lu
raiding w heat, aud he can do it easier.
Land thsit is sown to wheat every year
is sure lo wear out sooner or later,
while il it is planted iu timothy and
clover ii will become more fertile. oue
of the larim-r around .McMinuville told
me that c ira could not lie raised at all.
1 aui inc.ined to differ with theiu. Corn
would jrr.w lo a certain stage of inatnri
;vi.r;ii. could be cut and stacked
a;iy lr winter cse. this makes tiie
ricU-st ki:id of fmlder for milch cows.
'i-'aimer.; iico tell roe that cows in
suiiiucui Liuhr to oiyate dairies can
not lv jncarcd in t)regjn. Tliis may
ns so, IkiI they cjii get all they want
here ii Soutli luk-ta at t'X) a head and
ho tr-ig..t out bete would not be
iiijIi t iiolih to p: event their shipment.
. There are hundred. f men right here
who would jamp at the ihamvpf oera
ting dailies out there w!:er the condi
tions a're so favorable and Svhere land
f jr the purpc-tc can be Longht on rea
soiiahie teruw." IIujM. Paul, (Minn)
To Advance Freight ka.es,
' !::.ilroad freight rales are lower than
th v tiiiyht to 1k ninler the new K-ale of
waires ami the jite.-ent ct of supplies
and m.iter:als w hii-h railroads have l)ecn
ouli '"l to pay owing to the great pros
iritv of the country."' Paul Moiton,
s (.f.n.J vie;' iirfidi-iit of the Santa Pe,
ma-le this st itementa few days since
and foilnwe 1 it no In- declaring that a
campaign was about to lie startel w ith
a view of raising airfreight rates in ter
ritory west of Chicago to the Pacific
coast. Thatvucha campaign will De
Hicressful there is no doubt, because of
the fact that men like Mr. Morton, fif
gr at i:iihii!me in railroad circles, are
convinced that the railroatls arc facing a
crisif v. hi.-h can only le met by a horl
zontal advance in freight; rates. I'nlike
some of the traffic officii lr, Mr. Morton
hafi Uie couraire of his convictions in
this respect and i.-i willing to go on rpc
or 1 as advocating an advance in - freight
rates of at leatt 10 per cent. "Some
measure will have to be taken very
speedily," declared Mr. Morton, "to
readjust all our freight tariffs to meet
the demand! of the situation. Every-
thing that the railroads need and deal
in has been raised in tirice. The Sante
Fe, for examine, w ill have to pay fS03,
000 more for wages next year than this
year, and all other roads are similarly
V hat was thought to le a thing of
the past, has couic hack, stronger If any
thing than ever before.
The Columbia (Jraphaphono Co. have
improved on their machines. They
have a reproducer twice the size of their
old ones and their new moulded records
uie not only morn substantial hut are
louder. ch'HH r tuid plainer, and the fact
that W. A. Flurr it Co. have nohj
twenty-live machines in the last (Kl or
00 day.-, is evident they have come hack
to popular favor.
Mr. limris carrying a full line of
thee machines, and will Ihj pleased to
show them to you whether you are in
tending purchaser or not. Write for
Catalogue and prices. The Popular
Music House, W. A, Purr k Co,
PASSENGER WRECK AT LAMOINE
A Locomotive Plunges into the River at Portland.
LatehTeleg raphic '
Duxsmuir, Dec 2. Lamoine, on the S. P. Company's
railroad, about tweuty miles south of Dunsmuir, which
has beeu the sccue of so mauy mishaps on the line, wjis
the locality of another wreck Sunday night. The train
that was involved was the southbound California Express
kuown iu railroad circles as No. 15. A light engine
crashed into the passenger throwing the coaches into the
ditch. Two passengers were iuiured.
Kd. Aldrich, the fireman
reported to have had his head
cape ft 0111 death. The crnsh of the liht engine against
the rear Pullmau i said to have been a terrible one and
could be heard alouir, distance down the track.
ENGINEER'S TERRIBLE PLUNGE.
Portland, Dec. 2. While making a "fly" of a coach
of a Southern Pacific train at the Jefferson street depot at
6:25 o'clock last evening, the locomotive was let into a
switch opened out to a spur undergoing repairs, and a mo
ment later was precipitated from the dock to the river, a
distance of 20 feet.
The engineer, Erauk S.
remained at his post and
After the engine had struck
partly careened over, he climbed out of the window of the
cab, and made his way, with the assistance of lanterns
held on the dock, ashore .ou the braces nailed to the pilirg.
Beyond receiving a slight scalp
How the switch happened
it looks as if it had been thrown with murderous inteu,
Fireman A. Spaulinger had stepped off the eugine to throw
the proper switch, aud neitherjhe nor any of the crew no
ticed that the spur was open,
The extent of the damage
the wreckage is cleared away
Engineer Craw has been
ern Pacific 25 years, and is a
from death last night is considered miraculous , by those
who viewed the wreckage this
THE BIGOTED ORIENTAL HAS DEPARTED.
Victoria, B. C, Dec. 2.
aud part3' sailed for Yokohama en loute home to Siam ear
ly this morning, the steamer Empress of China having
been held until then iu deference to the superstition of the
Prince and part'. Monday is
and it is unlucky to sail
steamer was kept until the beginiug ot Tuesday. v
The crown priuce yesterday sent a telegram to Presi
dent Roosevelt in which he thanked the president, officials
and lastly the people of the United States for courtesies
extended during his visit, and expressed himself as highly
pleased with what he saw in
taken with the country and its
' UPHOLDS PURPLE MOTHER.
Washington, Dec. 2. Commissioner-General Sargent,
of the Immigration Bureau,
where he made an investigation into the character of the
Uuivtrsal Brotherhood School, at Point Lonia, in connect
ion with the qncstion'of whether the 11 Cubanjchildren now
held at New York and destined for that school should be
admitted. While Mr.Sargent
it is learned on good authority
vided with ample means to
that he will report in favor of their admission. The De
partment undoubtedly will follow his recommendation in
this matter, and the children
WILL SAVE NEW
New York, Dec. 2. in
vist to this city of Professor
that a well-known capitalist,
arranged to make a donation
work of caring for poor children afflicted with hip diseases,
after Dr. Lorcuz shall have returned to Europe. The gift
will be, it is said, sufficient to
ers among the poor for ajloug
ried on by local surgeons, who
New York, Dec. 2; The village of Glen Eyre, Pike
County, Pennsylvania, has beeu sold at public auction by
the Sheriff. The property was bid up to $5000 by nine
canitalists aud sold to them.
buildings consist of 10 houses, a store and postoffics; a
railroad station, chicken-houses, a blacksmith shop, icehouse
and schoolhouse. The place has declined of late by reason
of dullness in the market for
PoiiTLAxn, Doc. i. The
ate a pension system at the beginning of the new year for
the benefit of its employes. The Southern Racine will also
put the new system into effect at the same time,
on the light locomotive, is
split open and a narrow es
Craw, of 523 Flanders street,
miraculously escaped death.
the bottom of the river and
wouud, he was not injured.
tftbe open is a rnyster', and
owing to the darkness.
cannot be ascertained until
and the eugine raised to the
in the employ of the South
careful man. His escape
The Crown Prince of Siam
the Friday of the Siamese,
ou Monday, iherefor, the
the United States, being much
has returned .from California,
has not made his final report,
that he finds the schocl pro
take care of the children, and
will be admitted withiu a day
connection with the coming
Lorenz, of Vienna, it is stated
whose name is withheld, has
of a large sum to carry or. the
give treatment to the suffer
time. s The work will be car
will attend the Lorenz cinics,
It embraces 8;7 acres. The
bluestone, which is quarried
O. R. & N. Co. will iimigur
NEWS OF THE COUNTY.
Gleaned by our Corps of Special Cor
respondens, Soc al. Personal,
Miss Fannie Wilson, of Yoncalla, is
visiting Drain ft jends and relatives.
F, F. Wells, of Elkton was in Drain
last week, laying in a winter supply of
Miss Carrie Swanson has returned
from Portland and rcsiiim-d l.er duties
in the Normal.
J. W . Spalding, w ho ha been' ill for
some time, we gladly chronicle, was at
last report improving.
Miss Klsie Orcutt, one of Fugene's
teachers, spent Thanksgiving with her
parents, Pres. and Mrs. J. II. Orrntt.
Fred Sanders, who has had a felon on
his finger, exects wmui to return to his
duties in J. T. Pryan's jewelry tore in
Mrs. J. M. Stark, of Klktou wa iiJ
Drain Tuesday, returning home from
California where the was ral'el by the
illness of her mother.
Oscar Vaughn had h hand badly cut,
in the mill at Leona Fiic-day, how seri
ous was not know n when he left on the
noon train for his home at Cottage
The -totficc has levn removed to
the new store of J. A. Plack, postmaster,
who is quite busy girt ting settled and
preparing to remove his Mock of mer
chandise to the new quarters.
Krew son & Moore exj-ect soon to I
located in the building now -ccupied by
Ira WimUrly. who lias rented the
Drain brick occupied by J. A. Plack.
Considerable changing about in Drain,
some material grow th.
Preparations are in progress for the
building ot Kla:n Wilson's house, to re
place the one burned Lut week. The
sul tatitial aid given these worthy peo
ple is ccri.iii.iv comnn-noaiiie, ana t
great fully appreciated.
Wert Moore, accompaiiit d by Mrs.
Moore has returned from Washington,
and they are at home to their friends,
in their new cottage near the grove
They were married Wednesday eveuing
of last week, but congratulations are
still in order. ?
South Deer Creek.
People say that whenever they have
nothing better to talk about, tfu vsav.
llii is an awful rai.-y wscter, ain't
it" ell we have ntei:.ing better.
The ople of Smth Iuer Cr"ek are
ery loyal to their school, and aj ttiey
were still in debt foe their nw organ,
hey "gave a Thanksgiving entertainment
and box social. The total receipt of
the evening were about M0, more
than enongh to cancel the debt. The
wxts were aucti'med off. iiono goin ; for
es than 25 cents, and the hi,het for
50 The audience a-ucmbled carlv.
nd after a shott talk by Mr. Miller, the
teacher, the following program was
Sonj Great God Attend, Choir.
Pecitation Children, Alva Hauler.
SongThere's No kind Like'Ours,
Mrs. A. K. Krn-eRnd Choir.
KevitaJ Ion What She Said, Itiie
lustrnmental music Messrs Miller,
Karcher a;.d Karvher.
Male Quartette Volunteer Song.
The Cn-sa and the Fug.
Iierilalion The Y'hg bl.u ki-mith.
Violin Slo My eye, my Star, Leslie
10 Song I Found in Him a nestinz
1 Recitation Thanksgiving Day, Clif-
12 Male Quartette Hope Will Vanish
13 Tableau Ten Feet of Sheet Musk-.
11 Song rhe sinner and the Song,
Mrs. Alex McLaughlin.
15 Drama Hesitation.
16 Song Rally to the Conflict, choir.
17 liox supiier and general! rood time.
Estimates For Wcbfoot State.
Waskisc.txn, D. C, Dec. 3. Follow
ing are the estimates of appropriations
for the next fiscal vear for Federal estab
lishments in Oregon, as submitted bv
the Secretary of theTieasury today :
Completion and extension of the Fost-
o9ice Building at Portland, $175,000
Impioviug tho mouth of the Columbia
Improving the Columbia at Three-
Mile Rapids, 100.001).
Support of the confederated wardeand
trills of the Indians of Middle Oregon,
Support of the Indians ou Klamath
Agency, f .5000.
Support of the Walla Walla, Cayc.se
and I'matillas. $5000.
Incidental exjienses, Indians service,
Saw mill at Klamath, $1500.
Support of the' Salem Indian School,
flOti,:VK); reduction from 1129,050.
Lighthouses and fog signals iu Alaska,
Clackamas full station, salaries and
Light stations, Cape Planco keeper s
Ympiina Head, keeper's dwelling,
T'.iere wi'd 1h a meeting of the stock
holders of the rmpua Valley Oil Co ,
held at the City Hall on lVc. 2d, 1902, at
2o'eloek p. in. in Uosehurg Ore. for the
purpose of electing a hoard of directors
for the ensuing year, and for tho trans
lation of such other business as may
come before tho meetiuir. It is earnest
ly desired that every stock holder will
e present at this meeting.
M. McCoy, Tres,
H. L, Marstkiis, See,
Are yon particular
Are von particular XX
IF YOU ARE CALL AT ,
AND ASK IOR:
morjopot.E br hub
Price is no higher and every can guaranteed
'H T ht f ff-tg fcAi-fl-6ri-tr- r
J. M. Weatherbv
Roseburg Real Estate Co.
Farm and Timber Land Bought and Sold
Taxes Paid for Non-Residents. Timber
Estimates a Specialty. List your proper
ty wiih us.
I Physicians' Prescriptk.ua
j and Family Reo,
; Rub'ocr iols, Toilet
! Articles Lime and Ce-
j ment, PalaU, Oils and
j tilxs, Perfumery, Truss-
j es, S;mges, Rnhes Foe.
j Rambler Bicycles and
j Sundrh. Sv!rol Sup-
! plies. '
I Drain Gardiner
$ COOS BHY STAGE ROUTE
CKumenotng with Monday, January 20. "02, we wufcharg $7.50 for S
thefare from Drain t Coos Bay. lUggiga allowance with each full fore 5
Lave 300 pouadj or more. All excess
wwaace win ue maaeior rouua trip.
, For further information address.
AI! Work Gnarmnteed
Second Door north new Bank Building,
' They've gone and done it again
Done away with the dark-room in
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.
of a light or serious character will have
an added charm if rendered through the
medium of a Kimball piano. These in
struments can be had only at Burr's
Music Store. Call and see our superb
The Popular Husic House ot
W. A. BURR & CO.
buna, leu a i! u spices
- kit "
Pride of Douglas
When you bur Pride of DoaLu floor
you are assured of uniformity the
same this week, next week Or next
mouth as that yoi purchased m wee it,
month or year ago nnle, possibly, it's
clianged only to better its quality, for
we're always on the alert to improre
our product. Anyway the Pride of
Douglas brand is always in the lead of
G. VV.Bashford & Son
D. L. Martin
C. iMarsters S Co.
,j jnmis oarage when theT
baaf, 3 cts. per pound, ad no al-
Proprietor. Irin (Wni "C
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for Reasonable Prices.