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ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, FUBRUARY 16. 1903.
F. W.BENSOX, A.C.MA.RSTERS. H.C. GALET,
Pretldent, Vice President
Douglas County Bank,
Capital Stock, $50,000.00.
BOARD OP DIRECTORS
r. W. BENSON. R, A.. BOOTH J. II. IIOOTH, J. T.
J. f. KELLY, A. C. MaRSTF.RS K.I, MILLER.
A general banking business tranacted, and customers Riven
accommodation consistent with safe and conservative banking.
X Bank open from nine to twelve and from one to three.
J J0IIN KING. D- H. BEMENT
! JOHN KING S BEMENT.
Property with Us
Office Opposite S. P. Depot
Buy your Watches
and Clocks at
ABXD BE OUT TIDIE
Buy your Jeweley
and Silverware at
AIMD CUT A SHIBIB
Bring Us Your
FOR CASH OR TRADE
J. F. BARKER & CO. I
i Drain Gardiner
I COOS BRY STHGE ROUTE
5 mmoiixr with Monday. January 20. '02, we wQl charge $7.50 !or
thefare from Drain to Coos Bay. Baggage allowance with each full tare
60 pounds. Travelling men are allowed 75 pounds baggage when they
have 333 poundi or more. Ail excess baggage, 3 cts. per pound, and no al
lowance will be made for round trip. DAILY STAGE.
For further information address
'$ J. R. Sawyers,
f Proprietor, Drain, Oregon
New Arrivals '
Krippendorffs for Women
Excelcior Shoes for Boys
Hagan Shoes for Children
Call and See them
FLINT'S POPULAR SHOE STORE
Lyons Mean the Complaint Read
Hin la Jail and Will Walt Trial
Euqbct, Feb. 11. I. E. Lyons was
aroused from his ouch in the county
ail this morning by District Attorney
Geo. Brown, and listened to the com
plaint charging him with murder in the
first degree, as a result of a bullet from
a pistol in the bands of the accused.
He listened attentively to the reading,
and when asked his pleading said he
would waive his examination and come
to trial next month.
Circuit Court convenes the first Mon
day in March, two weeks only from
Monday next. Lyons will then answer
the charge and be sentenced to be hang
ed to expiate his crime.
The prisoner shows signs of worry and
the strain he is put under. Some of the
officials think be will completely col
1T0HS A DABISO BORSK THIS.
Elliot Lyons, ' the slayer of Sheriff
Withers, has been wanted for hone
stealing since last October, when he
stole from a number of farmets in
Willow Springs, Jackson County, neigh
borbood. The horses weie taken to
Redding and sold. A clue to the thief
was obtained by one of the horses, which
had been sold and worked, getting away
and returning to its original owner.
The owner then started out in the direc
tion whence the horse came, and found
where others of the missing horses had
been disposed eL A recent purchaser
described the person from whom he had
bought his horses, and by this means
the deed was traced to Lyons.
The thief was arrested in December
by Constable Dave Cronemiller, Central
Point. While on the road to Jackson
ville the prisoner reached over, grabbed
the lines and suddenly cramped the
buggy. A scuffle ensued in which Lyons
drew a gun and covered the Constable,
leaped out of the rig and escaped.
Lyons was next located at his home in
the Walton neighborhood.
Hints to Housewives.
Half the battle in good cooking, is to have good
fresh Groceries, and to get them promptly
when ou order them. Call up 'Phone No. 181
for go goods and good service.
C. W. PARKS & CO.
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Liveri fted End ilg fables
C. P. Babnabd, Prop.
NORMAL SCHOOL APPROPRIATIONS
Total of $88,136 to be Recommended by the Ways and
Salim, Feb. 13. Not one of the normal schools of the stste will receive as
large an appropriation at thet hands of the present Legislature as it requested.
The joint ways and means committee met last evening and deciJed upon the
amount of the appropriations to be mode, after listening to the claims of the
friends of the various schools. The following table hows the amount appropri
ated for each school by the last Legislature, the amount asked for by each from
the present Legislature, and the amount to be appropriated for each :
Amount abked. Appropriation.
Of the appropriations of 1901, the Ashland school received $12,500 for main
tenance and 12500 for construction of a boys' darmitory. This year it receives
118,636 for maintenance and $8000 for the building fund. In 1901 the Monmouth
school received $25,000 for maintenance. $1500 for repairs and $4300 deficiency
funds. This year it receives $25,000 for maintenance and $2,500 tor the repair
fund. In 1901 the Weston school received $20,000 for maintenance; $30,000 for
new buildings, $2500 for repairs, and $2429,52 as a deficiency ; fund. This year it
receives $16,000 for maintenance, and $2500 for repairs. In 1901 the Drain school
received $10,000 for maintenance and $1000 for repairs. This year it receives
$12,000 for maintenance and repairs.
MININO COMPANY INCORPORATED
Champion Basin Company, of Cottage
Qrove, File Articles.
A Progressive Town.
The following census and items of j
interest eoncerningCottage Grove were
recently published by the Bohemia
A careful accurate count shows a pop
ulation of 1402. Males, 751; females,
651 Children under 4 years, 83; Num
ber of residence properties, 395; house
holders, 195 ; renters, 100, with average
rent of $7 per month.
Number business houses 58, Con
servative estimate of increase of busi
ness, 75 per cent. Increase of real es
tate tranfers 80 per cent.
Water systems, 2 ; light plants, S ; ho
tels, 8 ; saloons, 6 ; groceries, 4 ; dry
goods, 9 ; real estate offices, 2 ; restau
rants, 3 ; bakeries, 1 ; butcher shops, 2 ;
drag stores, 3 ; jewelers, S ; barber shops,
S; assay offices, 2; millinery stores, S;
hardware, 3 ; livery stable, 2 ; feed store,
1 ; shoe makers, 2; photo galleries, 2;
physicians, 6 ; dentists, 2 ; furniture, 2 ;
2nd hand, 1 ; wagon shop, 1 ; newspa
pers, 2; tailors, 2; opera house, 1;
churches, 4 ; secret society halls, 3 ; pub-
lie school, 1 ; flour mill, 1 ; harness shop,
I ; blscksmith shops, 4 ; national bank,
1 ; bowling alley, 1 ; book store, 1 ; music
store, 1 ; attorneys, 6 ; saw mill, 1 ; sash
and door factory, 1; confectionery, 3;
main office of 4 lumber companies ; ter
minus of Oregon and Southeastern rail
Mining offices : Le Boy Mining and
Milling Co., Hiawatha M. and M. Co.,
Grisxly M. and R. Co., Crystal M. and
M. Co , Judson Bock M. and M. Co.
Cottaoi Gaovs, Feb. 13. Articles of
incorporation of the Champion Basin
Mining Co., were filed with County
Clerk Lee today.
The incorporators are B. Lurch, C. J.
Howard and W. W. Masterson, three
well known Cottage Grove citizens, and
the principal office and place of business
of the new corporation is Cottage Grove.
The capital stock is $300,000, divided
into 800,000 shares of $1.00 each. Of
this amount $100,000 will be treasury
stock for the purpose of developing
mining properties which the company
owns in the Bohemia district.
The objects of the new company are
to engage in a general mining bodners
in the state of Oregon, and particularly
in the Bohemia district.
Temple Brown spent last week in
The Bible Class of the Y. W. C. A.
now meet at 2 o'clock p. m. on Sunday
at the Society room.
The following well chosen books have
been presented to the school by the
Zanzamtan Literary Society: Household
Editions of Tennyson's and Lovell's
poems, Benjamin Franklin's Auto biog
raphy, McLaughlin's "Old Oregon",
Paul Jones and Mosses from an Old
The following subjects have been well
presented in chapel exercises: Clara
Barton of the Bed Cross Movsnient, Ella
Dunbar; The Oldest Bible, Gena Or-
cutt; The Veneiuelean Question, Myr
tte Johnson ; The Worlds Fair, Edna
Cannon ; The Brooklyn Bridge, Gracia
Lee; The Chinese in America, Ella
Mr. Erwing, of Seattle, the General
Secretary of the State Y. M. C. A., visit
ed the school on Feb. 2. The local
society has been made a permanent or
ganization with the following officers
Pres. Joseph Baffler ; Vice Pres. John
Johnson ; Secretary, Wilfred Brown
Treasurer, Temple Brown.
Mr. Erring is well known in athletic
circles as a prominent football player in
Washington University. He was the
guest of Prof, and Mrs. Hibbard at din
ner on the evening of Feb. 4.
Jeffries on the Downward Path.
Saddle Horses. Single and
Double Rigs at all hours
Transient Stock fven
very best f care
Rates always reasonable
Take the Roseburg, Marshfield Stage Line for all points on Coos Bay. Good
Spring Hack leaves Roseburg Every morning at 6 o'clock.
Chicago, Feb. 10. Will Champion
Jim Jeffries follow in the footsteps of
John L. Sullivan T seems to be the ques
tion fight followers wonld like to have
answered these days. Has prosperity
put the boiler maker on the down grade T
Many of the fans have answered the
question with the statement thst Jef ries
is already down and out, and that drink
and fast living have done the work.
Those who saw Jeffries box with Fits
Simmons in St. Louis the other day and
who have known Jim in the past con
tend that Jeffries' days are numbered
The pace has told and the path beaten
down by Sullivan is now resounding
with the heavy footfalls of his successor
Resolution of .Condolence.
To the Master Wardens and Bret hern
of Laurel Lodge A. F. A A. M.
Your committee appointed to draft
resolutions expressive of the sense of
the lodge in the loss of our esteemed
brother, James D. Burnett, beg leave to
That Brother James D. Burnett was a
pioneer settler of the Cmpqoa valley,
and one of the old xt members of this
lodge both in years and in membership.
For more than fifty years he had lived
in our midst, and for nearly forty years
of that time he was a faithful member
of Laurel Lodge.
Brother Burnett was a just and up
right Mason, an honored, respected citi
ten of Douglas county, a kind and affec
tionate husband and father. He was
that noblest work of God, "an honest
man." No higher or better tribute can
be paid to bis memory. May the
younger members of this lodge so live
that when they crone to that undiscov
ered country, they may each leave a
record as a man, a citisen and Mason as
free from blemish as did Brother James
Rttohxd, That the charter of this
lodge be draped in mourning for thirty
days, that the members wear the usual
badge of mourning for that time, and
that this report be spread upon the rec
ords of this Lodge, and a ' copy, under
seal of the Lodge, be transmitted to the
family of our deceased Brother, and a
copy be furnished the newspapers of the
city for publication.
J. C. Fcllxxtox,
n. t. jswbtt.
NEWS OF THE COUNTY.
As Gleaned by our Corps of Special
BILLS DISPOSED OF.
Governor Signed Number of Meas
ures and Filed Others With
Are you particula
Coffee, Tea and Spices
IF YOU ARE CALL AT
Messrs. Swearingen and Gardner were
hauling hay from Evergreen ridge Mon
Our genial friend Mr. W. H. Smith
has made a noticable improvement on
the Jack creek bridge.
Pi tier Beckley, a prominent stockman
of Oakland was attending to business
matters here lately.
Frank Potter has been doing consider
able plowing of late, notwithstanding
the disagreeable weather.
Joseph Francis had the misfortune of
losing a fine three year old colt, it hav
ing mysteriously disappeared.
Some of the citizens suffered the loss
of stock daring the stormy weather, con
sisting mostly of sheep and gnats.
Chester Putnam, who has been stay
ing at Boswell Springs daring the past
four months for his health is st present
with his parents in this valley. .
It msy be well for us each and all to
be on friendly terms hereafter with
Will Swearingen, as he has recently
been reading the "Life of Tracy."
A Mr. Hoffman who, with the view of
seeking a location, was in this neighbor
hood a few days ago. We would consid
er it quite a fortune to have this gentle
man locate here permanently.
Several prominent ranchers in this lo
cality hare instituted a new method
in pruning. The plan works admirably
as you are forever rid of the trees wht n
the prnner is through.
J.ck McCurdy of Hay hurst, was visit
ing here with relatives on the 7th. He
reports that the snow was about three
feet in depth on "Baldy," which is the
highest peak in that immediate vicinity
It was reported that a small menag
erie consisting of orangoutangs, buffa
loes and etc passed along the public
highway a short time since enroute p
the eastern coast. We did not learn
whether or not an exhibit ion was givea
in Douglas county.
Dr. Wade of Drain, was called to at
tend the six-year-old son of Joseph
Francis, the child having run a splinter
in his heel which penetrated the flesh
from the underside and coming out near
the ankle joint. The little fellow's rut
lering was intense as the splinter re
mained unmoved in the foot for several
I days. However, he is resting easy at
Mining News From Nugget.
Roseburg May Oct a Knitting Mill.
Jaa. Arrance, of AUentown, Penn. ar
rived in this city recently with his wife
and child and contemplates making
Roseburg his future home. He is a
practical machinist and brought with
him a complete machine shop equip
mentlathes, power drills, forges, tools,
etc. However, he prefers to establish
knitting mills at this place instead of a
machine shop and would therefore be
pleased to sell his equipment and en
gage in the former enterprise. Here is
a chance for the Board of Trade or city
council to secure a valuable industry for
the town by lending Mr. Arrance a lit
The Poetry of the Orange,
"It appeals to you when the fruit
hanes line and sweet on the tree in
February or early in March. Then the
blossoms break out, and the trees are
yellow with golden globes, and white
with orange flowers. It may be that a
flurry of snow has whitened the moun
tains tops, s-d then yon have an artistic
back-ground for a tropical forest. The.
air is full of sun-shine, and heavy with
fragrance as night comes on, and then,
if the moon be shining, you may hear
at midnight through open windows, the
song of the mocking-bird in the scented
grove, and it never seemed so melodious
before. An experience like this is pos
sible any winter, and it is worth a
journey a thousand miles while you have
it, by taking the scenic Shasta Route
through the grand and picturesque Sis
kiyou and Shasta mountains to South
ern California. Completer-Information
about the trip, and descriptive matter,
telling about California, may be had
from any Southern Pacific Agent or
i ' ' W. E. Con an,
Gen'l Pass Agent. 8.P. Co. Lines in
Oregon, Portland, Ore.
The developing work still continues
in the Little Chieftain with good result
Work on the Continental is being
pushed night and day under the man
agement of W. B. Stewart. Messrs
Clark A Curtin are still doing develop
ing work on their mine, the Wolverine
Messrs. James mil ana John Kice are
sinking a developing shaft on their
mine, the Legal Tender.
I will also give a brief description of
two new claims: C. Seller holds
claim, west of Oatman's mining claim
and is supposed to be on the same lead
of the Continental. This claim is known
as the Bonanza. He has done cons id
erable work and it shows up a ledge
three feet wide. The assays are not
very rich but lufficient to show that it
carries gold and we hope it will prove to
be rich. Noah Sellers holds a claim
adjoining the Bonanza, known as the
St. Valentine mine. He has considers'
ble work done on his claim and
found quarts that assays from $2.50
to $50.00 per ton. The Bonanza
and St. Valentine mining claims are in
Sec. 24. To. 29 8. R 4 West. Thev will
begin development work on their claims
Mr. Seller's folks are getting about
over the so-called smallpox.
John S waff or J is down with smallpox
at the Little Chieftain mines. We
hope it will not prove fatal.
Our mail carrier, Al Akers. is alwavs
The Pctts mill is running this week.
The new ore car for the Little Chief
tain mines was brought up by Will
McLean this week. The managers are
going to be up to date men or not at all
A. A. A. Atkins always ahead maker
of the only silver steel saws. None bet
tcr made. You will find a complete
line at Churchill and Woolleys.
Salim, Or., Feb. 13. Gov. Chamber
lain this morning signed the following
House bills :
By Hutchinson, to regulate the busi
ness of barbers.
By Kay, to provide for the investment
of the surplus school fund.
By Banks, relating to the exemption
of the earnings of judgment debtors.
By Both, to regulate the salary of the
County Judge of Columbia county.
By Hale, to fix the salaries of certain
officers of Josephine county.
By Eddy, requiring school districts
and cities to make tax levy' by first of
January in each year.
By Galloway, to amend section relat
ing to establishment tax.
By Jones of Lincoln, requiring County
Courts to procure plats from Surveyor
Generals. Following billd have been filed "
By Both, to provide for location of
Columbia county seat.
By Test, to incorporate Ontario.
By Both, to incorporate ClaUkanie.
rASSKO TBS SEXirX TBTBSDAT.
Senate Bill 36 To create the Eighth
Judicial District of Baker County.
Senate Bill 150 To submit a constitu
tional amendment for home rule for
Senate Bill 182 Prescribing the du
ties of District Attorneys.
Senate Bill 184 To limit county ex
penditures to the amounts provided by
the annual tax levies.
Senate Bill 193 To'prohibit the sale
of explosives to children.
Senate Bill 19S To designate the
form of official electkn ballots.
Senate Eill 199- To provide for incor
poration of chui ch and religious societies
Senate Eill 186 To ptovide for ere
tion of the Eighth Judicial District.
Senate Bill 173 To amend the law
governing the incorporation of societies.
Senate Bill ISA To provide for crea
tion of the Tenth Judicial District.
Senate Bill 190 To require Circuit
Judges to render decisions within 90
days after final hearing of cases. "
mat's bill rAsaxD.
Salem, Or., Feb. 12. Senator Mays'
bill to aid the Oregon Historical Society
by appropriating $5000 for the ensuing
two years, was adopted by the commit
tee of the whole, and passed by the
House without discussion or opposition.
bowxell's bill dead.
Salim, Or., Feb. 12. Brownell's bill
for the creation of a State Board of Os
teopathic Examiners, was indefinitely
postponed in the Senate this afternoon.
This practically kills the measure.
A WOBTBT MIASUEK.
Another bill just introduced by Her
mann is to provide for an appropriation
of $10,000 to maintain the public high
way over which the United States mail
is carried, leading from Roeeburg,
through the Umpo.ua and Camas
valley!, over the coast range of moun
tains to Myrtle Point, Coos county.
The bill provides that the money is to
be expended under the supervision of
the county courts of Douglas and Cone
GABXISUMEXT BILL VETOED.
Governor Chamberlain last week ve
toed the bill known as House Bill No.
47, introduced by Representative Kay,
which provides for the garnishment of
the wage of the state employes and wai
passed by both branches of the Legisla
A SEVERS MEASURE.
A bill has been handed to Senato r
Croisan for introduction that proposes
to make a death penalty apply to any
person holding up a train, stage coach.
or farmer's wagon with intent to rob, or
destroy or injure the same, or for hold
ing up an individual with intent to rob
or injure the same. This bill was de
signed, it is understood, by W. R. An
derson, of this citv, more commonly
known as "Bill," and is very strict in
its provisions, and it is also, deemed
of great importance to the peace,
safety and welfare of the state, provided
with an emergency clause and will bo-
come effective upon its approval by the
Senator Croisan still has the bil
under consideration with a view to
amending it so as to include sheep-kill-ins
docs, and it will probably le refer
red ot the committee on irrigation.
Representative Shelley's bill to ex
tend the Australian ballot to the elec
tions in all incorporated towns and
cities of 2000 people or more has passed
The senate bill providisg for the re
turning of convicts to the penitentiary
after they shall have been committed to
the insane hospital and become cured of
their trouble, passed the house today.
The measure gives the governor the
power to order such return and simpli
fies the usual methods.
The inheritance tax bill, one ot the
most important of the session, was
passed by the Route last week. Briefly,
the bill provides that all estates worth
over $10,000 shall be taxed, where be
quests are made, and that the tax will
be lighter in cases of bequests to sons
or daughters than to other telativee.
The percentage of the tax increases in a
corresponding ratio to the amount of
the bequest to any person, the limit be
ing 5 per cent, which is to be charged
for any sum over $50,000.
Senator Mulkey has introduced a local
option bill in the senate. The bill
provides that the legal voters of any
incorporated city or town shall have
the authority to voto upon and deter
mine for themselves the question as to
whother licenses for the sale of intoxica
ting liquors shall be granted by the
council. According to this bill a vote
upon the license question may be called
by filing with the recorder a petition
t igned by ten or more legal voters not
less than 15 days before any general i
election of such municipality.
N AND ASK.fOR
Price is no higher and every can guaranteed
J. T. BRYAN':
For Holida' Presents
I have no famous bargains to pan off old
stock and out-of-date goods, I simply give
you honest goods at fair prices, and mark
them in plain figures. Call and inspact my
goods and piices before purchasing elsewhere.
J. T. Bryan
These prices are good till March i, 1903 :
Heavy Concord team harness with breechen $26.75
Heavy team harness with breechen 22. CO
Single buggy harness nickle trimmed collar
and hames. 9.60
Hack harness '. 22.75
$30 saddles cut to 27.00
Ladies side saddles reduced from $15 to 12.25
Pack saddles, double rig complete $4.75 "
Lap covers 1.50
Saddle blankets, 50c and 73c ; Lap robes 3.00
Riding Brid'ee 65c; Riatas 10c a f-K-t
Waterproof shape $3.
Team bridles per pair 2.2
Reduced Prices on Men's Stt-es.
Largest StocK of Harness South of Portland.
EfcWiMtofcgpqiot F. LONG & SONS.
J. M. Weatherbv
T. A. Bury
D. L. Marti
Roseburg Real Estate Co.
Farm and Timber Land Bought and Sold
Taxes Paid for Non-Residents. Timber
Estimates a Specialty. List your proper-
and Family Recipes,
Rubber Goods, Toilet
Articles, Lime and Ce
ment, Taints, Oils and
Glfe, Terfumery, Truss
es, Sponges, Brushes Etc.
Rambler Bicycles ami
Sundries. Sohool Supplies.
A. C. Marsters S Co.
Drugs Metficises, Cbedca!.
JEWELER and WATCHMAKER
All Work Qnaranteed for Reasonable Prices.
Second Door north new Bank Building
The Best con
structed: : :
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rateOldest and Most
Made of California Redwood, Copper Radiators.
You will start right in the chickeu business if you
buy o Petaluma. We pay the freight.