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ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 2. 1903.
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F. W. BENSON, A.C.MARSTKRS, ' U.C.GA.LKY, S
Douglas County Bank,
Capital Stock, $50,000.00.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
F.W. BENSON, R. A. BOOT1I J. H. IUOTH.J.T. BRIDGES
J. . KKLLY. A. C. MARSTF.RS K. I. "MIIXKR.
A ceneml bauking business tranacted, and customers given every
accommodation consistent with safe and conservative banking.
Bank open from nine to twelve and from one to three.
MnD PT A M C fOa fiNE CQNftCTIOMRY
niVKjL and ICE CREAM PARLORS
f raits, Candies, Cakes, Pies, . U
DouQlinuts and fresh Bread Daily
Portland Journal Asency." Hendrick'a Block, Opp. Depot
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I CARPETSAND RUGS
2 If 3'ou are going to buy a carpetwe ask the privilege
S: : : : : of showing you our line. : : : : : Jj
J Bed Room Sets a fuii car load bought at bed I
- rock prices, and we are going to give our customers g
the benefit of a close buy. -
j B. W. STRONG, Roseburg, Ore.
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FOR CASH OR TRADE
! IF. BARKER 3. CO.
' Commencing with Monday, January 20. '02, e will charge $7.50 for
thefaw from Drain t J C- h B.iy. Baggaga allowance with each full fare
50 pounds. Travelling men are allowed 75 ponnda baggage when they
have 300 pound or more. All excess baggage, 3 eta. per pound, and no al
lowance will be made for round trip. DAILY STAGE.
For further information address
: J. R Sawyers,
Proprietor, Drain, Oregon
FOR MEN ONLY
Edwin C Clapp Shoes for Men $5.C3
Walk Over " u 53.50 to 4C3
George EKieth " u' ilo.J
Eenoainee Seamless " 2.50 to 3.00
Orthopedic . " 3.50
Sidwell Ds Wint " V 3.00
And Kamercas Other Styles, In fact Anything you Want
can tt found at
FLINT'S POPULAR SHOE STORE
Hints to Housewives.
Half the battle in good cooking, is to have good
fresb Groceries, and to get them promptly
when ou order them. Call up 'Phone No. 181,
for gcv V goods and good service.
C. W. PARKS & CO.
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NEWS OF THE COUNTY
As Gleaned by our Corps of Special
FRENCH BE1TLKHKOT NEWS.
Sunshine and showers.
Miss Effie Clayton, spent last Sunday
with Miss Grace Matthews.
Miss Delia Conn "was visiting with her
sister, Mrs. E. II. Crane, last Monday.
Thos. Ward stayed all night at the
home of A. E. Clayton, last Saturday
Elmer Clayton made -a business trip
to Koseburg List Saturday, returning
home on Sunday.
Dawson and Martin,' two prominent
men of Cleveland, were transacting busi
ness liere last week.
Mr. lane, of Cleveland passed through
at a two-forty rate last Saturday, en-
route to Koseburg.
We are unable to say a word for Panl
Cavelier, as we have not seen him for
sometime since. T
David Conn, was visiting at the home
of E. W. IHUer last Saturday. Wliat is
the attraction David?
Mrs. L. S. Fortin, accompanied by her
daughter. Miss Alta, visited relatives in
Coles Valley hist Sunday.
MesJames Lehn and" McHullen, of
Koseburg, were visiting with their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. F. K. Orcutt, last
Sunday . -
School begun in the upper district last
Monday morning. Mi?s Belle Conn,
will wield the rod. May you Lave a
pleasant term Belle?
Virgil Wocdroff, was trying his fine
shot gun last week. It is alright. Be
shot two shots into the' house and both
shots show its effect.
Miss R. Liluokaina Conn, who is teach
ing in the Cloake Dist., spent Saturday
and Sunday with her parents at this
place. Come again Robin.
' Henry P. Cccn, who has won the
nam; of ''Lucky Soy" has a new neck
tie, and says he is ready for competition
at box supperj or elsewhere.
The Diller Bros, have V?recled a water
power shingle mill. Iad says ' it is a
"pink", but we are informed that 1 hey
are unable to saw, -owing to the scarcity
Mr. Enos Conn,' accompanied by his
wife and child, who went to Tucson
Arizona, about three months ago for the
benefit of Mr. Conn's health, Lave re
turned Lome. '
. TBe Rev. M r. Mai ion, of Rneelmrg,
has organized a singing class of seven
teen members. They will nw-et and
ting every Ft May evening " at "7 o'rloct,
at tlte school bnune.
Grandpa and Grandma Fortin, are at
present staying with their son, Mr. L.
S.' Fortin, of this jJace. We nmlerstand
that soon start for Sacramento, Calif.,
where they expect to spent the summer.
Mr. George Grane, who has been
spending his vacation with friends and
relatives in this vicinity, has returned
to Drain, where he will again assume
charge of his school work, near that
Messrs. E. II. Crane and George
Churvhill have purchased several head
ot gats of Henry Uidenour, recently.
George, you no doubt renember saying
on oneotx-asion that," lien ayoungman
buys gnaU it is a good t-ign that, he is
soon to l nianied. I.et the good work
Our esteemed neighbor, Mr. John
Campbell, has formed tht partnership
with Hon. D. K. Buick, f Koseburg
and we understand they will conduct a
general real estate agency. These gentle
men are both well informed men, court
eous in manner, well acquainted with
the country and we predict a ' success.
At least we wish them success.
Mr. Walter Wright, of Myrtle Creek,
was seen on our streets yesterday.
Mr. C. S. Jackson, of Roseburg, was
in our city a few days this week.
Mr. Wm. Cockerill is going to give np
ranching and moved to Grants Pass in a
week or so.
Mr. Blyston informs ns that he is
going to leave for his old home in the
East in a short time.
There are several new cases of small
pox in this place, but we are glad to say
no one is seriouhly ill. ' .
Miss Myrtle Wall has been longing
for Saturday to come, perhaps if we
watch the stage on that day we will
learn the reason. Won't we Myrtle?
Miss Lula Hodges appears not to like
some of the items published last week.
We are very sorry Lula, and of course
we know you feel happy but please try
and hide your feeling and not look so
happy, then the people will ceaee making
Frrxa and Oaka.
liven!, Feed and gale jSfatlc
C. P. Baknabd, Prop.
Saddle Morses. Single and
Double Rigs at a I hours
Transient 5fc ven
very bes care .... .
Rates always reasonable
NEWS DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN
Dick Moore, who has been at Elkton,
has returned. ' '
William Sawyers is visiting relatives
here at present.
Mrs. John Rherrett, of Smith river,
is in this city receiving medical aid.
Bert Henderson has returned from
California where he spent the winter.
Dr. W. Tafom and Miss Kalley, o'.
Florence, were married at Vancouver,
Wash., March 23, 1903.
W. G. Terkins, Mho has been in
Aberdoen, Wash., for the paHt year, is
visiting relatives and friends.
Dr, Patterson was called to the bed
side of Grandpa Hex! Jen, who is quite
sick at his home in Scottsburg.
Miss Pearl Pelauney, who has just
closed a succepsTul term of school on
Smith river, opened school at Long
Items of Interest Picked From the Wires and Boiled
Down for Plaindealer Readers.
For five days Mrs. J. M. Reeve, of
Snccasunna, New Jersey, laid in a
trance. She slept deeply, an if at rest,
and never moved a muscle. The phy
sicians feard she would die without re
covering consciousness. For nany years
past Mrs. Reeve has been subject to
lapses of consciousness, but they have
never lasted more than a few hoars at a
time. At such times, on awakening,
she toid strange tales of having been in
the spirit laud and of conversing with
her departed husband. It is asserted
that she has foretold the deaths of vari
ous persons. About a year ago she told
of a vision in which she saw seven men
tying dead. She was so snre that some
thing dreadful was going to happen that
she spread the news throughout the vil
lage. Two days later the powder works
blew np and seven men were killed.
Last Tuesday she died and a few min
utes before she died and while the fam
ily were at the bedside she opened her
eyes and said in a clear but faint voice:
"Too long has my spirit been held in
this temple of clay. Friends, loved
ones, in the great beyond, there is peace
aud happiness ; I am of it and I see yon
all, know you all and tell you that we
shall meet over there. Good-bye."
Mrs. Reeve closed her eyea. Father and
mother all are with me now, breathed
softly for a few minutes, the respirations
becoming fainter and fainter until tbey
In New York, Fannie McComb"iler
zop, the girl who dared, has won In her
fight against h-r father's determination
A special from Greenville, Mist.,
of Tuesday says : Only six blocks were
above water at noon. All night the po
lice and escorting parties were at work
bringing people from the flooded dis
trict, many houses being under water to
a depth of several feet. From the great
plantations above the crevasse at La
gran come reports of heartrending
scenes. Hundreds of negroes have been
brought to Greenville for safety, and
the town is filled with stock taken from
the plantations surrounding. This
morning newt comes of a threatened
break in the great levee at Catfish Point,
some 30 miles north of Grecnvillo. The
situation is serious. Business is at a
standstill. Both electric plants are sur
rounded by water. Many industries
have shut down.
The statue of Gen. William Tecumsch
Sherman at the national capital will be
unveiled on October 15. Announcement
in this connection was made Monday by
Gen. Dodge, chairman of the commis
sion which has the erection and dedica
tioa in charge. David B. Henderson
will be the orator and the president and
member of his cabinet will be in at
tendance. The statue nil! occupy one
of the most conspicuous places at the
national capital. It is in front of the
treasury department building on Penn
sylvania avenue, where the avenue
tnrns np beside the treasury depart
ment on its broad sweep from the capi
tal to the White Ilonse. The figure of
Sherman will appear mounted on a
horse, and the base of the statne will be
VIRGINIA DREW TRESCOTT. ,
In 'Resurrcction" at the Roseburg Opera House, Friday Evening, April S.
to cnt her off with a shilling if she mar
ried Louis Heraog, a struggling young
artist. Justice Truax decided in her
favor List Thursday, and she will get
her quarter of the tl5,000,000 left by her
father, old James Jennings McComb.
In the ninth clause of the will lie de
clared that if Fannie married Uerzog
she was to get only $15,000 a year, and
at her death only $300,000 was to go to
her children. Justice Truax, in a 5,000
word opinion, settled the whole ques
tion today. He says that as clause 15
of the will and 9 of the third codicil put
off the final distribution of the estate
nntil the termination of more than two
lives, that of the youngest two children
and of Ilerzog and his wife, the ninth
clause is invalid. He directs that the
trustees pay one-fourth of the income
till the incumbrances on the Central
park buildings are paid, and then to pay
her one-quarter of the estate. She wins
about $4,000,000. .
In pursuance of the plan of the Car
negie Institution to establish a labora
tory for the study of plains life peculiar
to the desert regions of America, a de
sirable site has been selected. It is on
a small mountain near Tucson, Aria.,
rising some COO feet above the surround
ing plains and 3,000 feet abovu the sea
level. It was offered free of cost by the
Chamber of Commerce of Tucson, and
was approved by the trustees of the
Carnegie Institution. It comprises
some 60 acres. The building will be
erected on the crest of the mountain
and will be one story high, and built of
adobo or of the volcanic boulders found
on the mountain. The iuter.or will be
divided into laboratories, sUreroom,
Wfkrooru, library and office. It is ex
pected to be finished, furnished and
equipped ready for occupation by Sep
. Charles II. Tugman, " once very
wealthy and a conspicuous rival of Ar
monr & Co. in Chicago and later a power
on the New York produce exchange, has
died in St. Vincent's hospital. He died
practically from starvation in a pauper's
bod, and the frionds who had known
' him in better days learned of it too late
I to save him from the potter's field.
THE BURDICK MURDER.
supported on each side by symbolical
figures of heroic proportions. .
One of the most remarkable cities in
the world is Kelburg, n.ar Cracow, Pol
and, for, besides being situated under
ground, it is excavated entirely in rock
salt. Most of the inhabitants work in
the famous salt mines, and all the
streets and houses are of the purest
white imaginable. One of the most fa
mous features of the city is the cathe
dral, carved in salt and lighted by elec
tricity, and when the late Cur Alexan
der vibited it be was so facinated with
the magnificent effect of the light upon
the crystal walls that he presented the
cathedial with a jeweled altar cross.
Such a thing as infectious disease is un
known in Kelburg; in fact, the majority
of the iultabitauU die of old ago
A great strike riot, accompanied by
much bloodshed, has occurred at the
town of Slatousk, in the Government of .
Oofa, among the Ural Mountains, Rus
sia. Twenty-eight persons were killed
and 58 wounded. Slitousk (also spelled
Slatoust) is the town of a mining district,
and is the center of the Southern Impe
rial mines. It has ironworks and an ex
tensive manufactory of damasked scimi
tars and articles of inl id and embossed
steel. Slatousk has an altitude of 1343
feet, and contains a population of about
From all reports the new Shamrock
HI, just built by Sir Thomas Lipton to
contest for the American cup, is the
fastest yacht that has ever boon built
by the Britishers. In a trial trip on
Tuesday the new boat beat Samrock II
one mile in eight. The new boat is
built on entirely different lines from the
American and EngliHh yachts. If the
report bo true America has fr the first
time causo to dread the coming content.
Sir Thomas is determined to lift the cup
and it seems from all reports that Sham
rock HI will be able to do it if anything
with sails can.
Recent Developements Prove In
Two weeks ago the Plaisdealeb gave
an account of the famous Burdick mur
der at Buffalo, N. Y. Since the report was
published, and on Monday of this week,
it was published that Burdick who has
posed m a model husband and- father
was the victim of a conspiracy in which 1
Pennell was the chief actor. It seems
that Pennell wanted Burdick lo suppress
in the'divorce case, the fact that he had
been intimate with Mrs. Burdick. To
bring leverage to bear on Burdick the
most beautiful young woman in Buffalo
was paid to act a part in the fa: ee comedy
which turnel to tragedy. The whole
wretched business is gummed op in the
following telegraphic report published
last Tuesday rooming which says:
"Developments more sensational even
than the murder of Edwin L. Burdick
and the subsequent automobile tragedy
of the Pennetlacame out on Saturday in
the investigation of the mystery. They
tend to establish a plot so intricate that
nobody at this hour can say how far its
manifold ramifications extend.
Four arrests may be made at any mo
ment, and it is believed by the tew in
possession of the inner facta that one of
the prisoners will be a woman younger
than Gertrude Barnard Paine and Mrs.
Warren, whom Bardic k admired so
"The lovelist woman in BufLdo," is
the description given by those who have
seen the girl. 'Yes, and the wicked
est," they add, as they revert to the
part she is alleged to have played in the
finalwreckage of Burdick 's home, and,
though unintentionally, in the brutal
termination of his life.
For, they say, this graceful, magnetic
young woman was in the smoking room
of the luxurious house at No. 101 Ash
land evenuc, when the midnight mar
derer dashed out the merchant's brains.
They iniimate she wss nei ly Pennell
as a lore for the procurement of evidence
that should drier Burdick from prv.-in;
the divorce suit in whk-h the languish
ing lawyer was co-respondent.
fche was in the city solely to entice
lam into some situation that could be
distorted to a comprooming aspect, and,
while the murder was not premeditated,
the butchery of her victim and the long
days following the discovery of the crime
through which innocent women were
believed to be in peril of their lives.
troubled her little. Pennell, this nv
est Hory gne, brought two private
sleuths to Bnffalo front Canada to
trail Burdick. His imreunity stopped
there, it is sail, for the sug
jeftion Ui employ pettkuatnl demr
came Invn a man who still roams freely
in Bu:T!o, but who probably w ill find
his liberty restricted by four unsympa
thetic walls within a few hoc. in. The
auxiliary plotter, it is asserted, told the
lawyer Bnrdick's life was so dear it was
hopeless to seek evidence in inordinary
way. In other words, since a compro
mising position was wafted, it must be
Pennell, they say, approved the idea
and immediately opened negotiation
with the girl he intended making "the
woman in the case," who had been re
commended especially by the man who
suggested tlte artificer. She came to
Buffalo abont the time Mrs. Burdick
left home, or soon after. Persons k now n
to both'incn made her scqnainted with
Burdick, and soon the hail achieved a
degrre of friendliness that made it easy
for her to see him every day. From
that time on the progress ot the alleged
conspiracy as facilitated by many inci
dents chiefly by the victim's lack of
suspicion in that particular direction.
It is said the girl arranged to go to
Burdick's "den" on the night, or rather
morning, ot the crime. He expected
her and admitted her so quickly she had
no difficulty in leaving the door open.
One, if not both, of the sleuths said to
have been employed br Pennell, it is
argued, gained entrance by the door she
purposely bad neglected to fasten and
followed her to the "den."
The theory is that Burdick resented
furiously the intrusion of the man or
men and possibly becama so violent in
his anger that one of the private detec
tives struck him more forcibly than in
tended, and before the enormity of the
act dawned upon those in the room the
merchant was dead.
Buff Plymouth Rocks.
Eggs of purebred stock for salo at
Blodgett Bnulley's 2nd J3" store,
Roseburg, at 53 cents a setting. 19-lmp
Gave Up Their Tips.
Seventy-four restaurants in Denver
were closed on Tuesday in consequence
of the cooks' and waiters' strike, and
thousands of people were greatly incon
venienced. The grocers', butchers' and
bakers' clerks threaten to strike in sym
pathy with the cooks and waiters, and
let the entire city go hungry. Many
restaurant keepers declare they will
never again unionize their places, and
are endeavoring to secure nonunion
VOSOVVOVOVOVC OVOVVOVOVOVONOW1. VOV (
Are yon particular
Coffee, Tea and Spices
IF YOU ARE CALL AT
AND ASK FOR
Price is no higher and every can guaranteec1! .
Eggs, Eggs, Eggs,
If yon want ei?! for Hatching
from Hiah Grade Poultry -nd
your order for egfcs or breeding
stock to the
Roseburg Poultry Yards
Ml and Barred Pljmoztli Eods aaJ
IS Eggs for $1.00. Live and Let Live ,f,V
JOB! E. jrOHMgOM, Prop-, Boa; 331. RrMbsri
V, f . BncMfigliam,
(S accessor to W. L. Ccbb, Mrs. (Boyd's old rUnft
...Sole Agents tor
Extend a cordial
invitation to the
public and the
manv friends of
tlit old firm to call
new line of Staple
and Fancy Qrocer-
ies, Queens -j
ware, Etc. : :
Bring Us Your
Cutter, Chickens, Ec3$.
J. M. Wratherbr
T. A. Bury
D. L. Mart's
Rosebur? Real Estate Co.
Farm and Timber Land Bought and Soli T
Taxes Paid for Non-Residents. Timber .i
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Estimates a Specialty. List yonr proper
ty nritb. ns. -
Painting and Paper Hanging
John Miller, of Hagerstown, Washing
ton County, Maryland, has located in
Roseburg, and he ia a thorough . master
of his art and prepared to do all kinds
of painting, paperhangiiig, graining, and
decorative painting in the highest stylo
as practiced by first class workmen on
the Atlantic Coast. If you want the
very luteal artistic work he will bo pleas
ed to give for low prices and first class
work. Call on him at 517 M osier street
or drop letter throng'.! the post office
nd he will quickly respond. (tf)
We Want Your Patronage
and as an inducement we offer U. S. P.
Standard Drugs, Fresh Patent Medicines,
High Grade Perfumes, Soaps, Toilet Arti
cles, and Specialties
Little Ranch for Sale.
A good little home for sale ; 17 acres
adjoining fair grounds, ir.i.es east o
Roseburg. Good buildings, 150 good
bearing fruit trees, 10 acres in cultiva
tion. Priini 1'J33. For particulars in
quire at Milikin'a shoe store, Roseburg
fiC OfiAiii j-iU.;.j. J
PA1MT rides on the very top
cf the wave. . -
It has reached tiut posi
tion because ol its great
worth and it wl stay tliere.
No 3ther paint, does good
work so well and so cco
rornkaI!y. No other paint
has gained such popularity.
Color "caida en application.
If you intend to paint ycur bouse see
Churchill Q Wcolley,
Agents for S. - W. Paint.