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ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1903.
MADH A MC' FOR FiNt CONf ECTIONlRY gg
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Fruits, Candies, Cakes, Pies,
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Portland Journal Agency. Hendrick's Block, Opp. Depot
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Fane7 Groceries. Highest Price paid
for county produce. Fresh bread
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embraces the latest and newest in
Carving Sets Silverware Burnt
Wood Novelties Cutlery Sporting Goods
S. K. 5YKES.
Hints to Housewives.
Half the battle in good cooking is tc have good
And to get them promptly when you order them. Call up
Phone No. iSi for good goods and good service.
T. A. Bnry
D. L. Martin
Roseburg Rea! Estate Co.
Farm and Timber Land Bought and Sold
Taxes Paid for Non-Residents. Timber
Estimates a Specialty. List your proper
ty with us.
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and as an inducement we offer U. IS. P.
Standard Drugs, Fresh Patent Medicines,
High Grade Perfumes, Soaps, Toilet Arti
cles, and Specialties
Russia Moves on Corea.
A stronc Russian squadron, consist
ing of eight warships, including two bat
tleships, has arrived at Chemulpo,
Korea, tho port of Seoul, the capital, to
support Russia's opposition to tho pro
nosed onenini of Yoncatnnho to tho
commerce of tho world. Tho Russians
threaten to land 3000 men and march
on Seoul should Koroa disregard their
Japan and Great Britain, on October
17, according to a dispatch from Pekin,
asked for tho opening of Yongampho to
the commerce of tho world, and tho Ko
rean foreign minister consented subject
to the approval of tho eiuH.'ror of Korea
which wee withheld, owing, it was said,
to a strenuous protest made by tho Ilus
sian minister to Korea, M. l'avioff, al
though this subsequently was denied.
Korea was then said to havo strongly
objected to Russia's interference as be
lug a violation ot Korea s sovereign
riiihts. loiter it was asserted that Ja
pan insisted on recognition of her influ
ence in Korea and the opening of Yon
gampho or other ports to foreign trade
A dispatch to the Associated I'ress
from beoul, Korea, December JU, an
nounced that .Minister Allen that day
had a long interview with tho emperor
of Korea on tho subject of the request of
the United States lor tho opening of
nu, on the lain river, to the com
merce of tho world. Tho Korean gov
ernment, it was added, had been placed
in a dilemma by tho demand of the
Corea is to be Russianized.
Seoul, Corea, Dec. 16. Mote rioting
has taken place at Mokpbe, and yester
day a Japanese mob wounded 17 Core
ans. High Corean officials are hurrying
to Mokplie to try and quell the disorder.
So far Russia has not interfered.
United States Minister Allen has de
manded a df finite answer from tho Co
rean Government with regard to the
opening of tho port of Mijn. Despite
American, British and Japanese pres
sure, Russian inlhienco over the Corean
Government is apparently unshaken,
and it is exjected that Corea will pro
crastinate in dealing with the matter,
and possibly refute eventnally to act at
A feeling of unrest is growing among
the Corean people, who fear that wheth
er it be peace or war between Russia
and Japan, the extinction of tho nation
is imminent. It is believed that the
outbreak of hostilities or the announce
ment of a protectorate of any kind will
precipitate trouble. Foreigners in Se
oul expect disorder, and the American
lesidents desire a warship. The Corean
army, numlering SO00 men, ia consid
ered one of the nwt dangerons factors
of the situation, as an insubordinate ele
ment beyond otficial control. In use of
trouble it is feared that the soldiers will
be the first to lead the rioting and be
A p.Tt of the Russian Fquadron has
already departed for port Arthur, and
the remainder of the fleet will follow,
leaving no warships of that nation in
Cox6TAxnxopi.K, Dec. 10 The United
States Legation has received an exhaus
tive report of the recent incident at Al
exandretta, fully convicting the local
authorities and police of making unwar
ranted attack on Consul-General Davis
and of arbitrary interference with him
in pursuit of his duties. The report
shows that although Attarian, the natu
ralized American, had been ten days in
Alexandretta, he was not molested un
til he attempted to embark for Egypt
under the protection of the Consul.
The Legation has transmitted the re
port to Washington and is awaiting in
structions regarding measures to be
takt-n to obtain satisfaction.
Washington, Dec. 10 Tho Navy De
partment today received a cablegram
from Rear-Admiral Cotton, dated Beirut
osterday, announcing that the Brook
lyn had left Beirut for Alexandria,
Egypt, for target practice. It is under
stood at the Navv Department that
when tho Brooklyn finishes this prac
tice she will return to Beirut and that
the San Francisco will go then to Alex
andria for target practice.
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Your Ranches ani Timber
me. : : :
R. R. JOHNSON,
I HAVE EASTERN CUSTOMERS
AND CAN SELL
OFFICB IN MARKS BLOCK,
That Turkish Outrage.
WILL BE THE LUGKEY
TO SUCCEED HIM?
RECEIVER THOMPSON TO BE SUCGDEDED BECAUSE
HE WAS EITHER A ROGUE OR A FOOL IN
HIS BUSINESS METHODS.
A special dispatch from Washington on Tuesday
J. Henry Booth will not be reappointed Receiver
of the Roseburg Land Office. The Oregon Senators
have been notified ihat in view of Booth's connection
with the Booth-Kelly Lumber Company, the President
and the Secretary of the Interior deem it improper that
he should continue in office. The Senators have been
asked to recommend some one else for this office. No
choice had been made up to a late hour tonight.
Register Bridges at Roseburg will be reappointed,
but his appointment will probably be held up until the
delegation recommends some one to succeed Booth.
The evidence brought out in the trial of Asa B.
Thompson, though not incriminating him, indicates
clearly, so the authorities here think, that he is not a
proper man to hold the ouice of Receiver at La Grande.
The jur' acquitted him because the evidence against
him was delivered largely by a group of persons who
themselves were entirely unscrupulous. At the same
time, it is a fact that Thompson's administration of the
affairs of the office and his relations with Bartlett, his
predecessor, to whom the applicants appear to have
been referred, made it improper and undesirable that
he should be reinstated in the oflice. It is felt that
Thompson lias shown a lack of discretion and judg
ment, to say the least, and there seems no probability
that he will be reinstated.
There appears to be no prospect that Hal J. Cole
will be appointed Register of the Spokane Laud Office.
Senator Foster has made no little effort in his behalf,
but the objections, in the mind of the President and
the Secretary of the Interior, seem to outweigh it.
The opposition to Mr. Cole originates at Spokane, and
it is of a general character, rather than specific in its
details. It is difficult to find the real inwardness of
such a case, but it is clear as matters now staud, that
Cole will not be appointed.
Connellsville, Pa., Dec. 15 A re
duction in wages averaging 17 per cent
and affecting 30,000 men in the Con
nellsville coke region was announced to
day. The H. C. Frick Coke Company
takes the initiative in this, tho first re
faction since the great strike of the car-
'90s, and today posted notices at all
their plants announcing the reduc
The new rate ia somewhat above the
basis of the former $2 coko scale, and
indicates that the trick Company in
tends to make a etaud for something
like a 12 mimimum price for furnace
coke, notwithstanding the fact that
many sales have been reported below
that figure Simultaneously with tho
announcement of a reduction in wages,
the Union Supply Company, tho owner
of all tho company stores at the plants
of the Frick and allied companies, an
njunced a general cut in tho prico of
Negroes Political Party.
As the result of a m-etingof the negro
leaders of Tennessee and other Southern
states held at Chattanoog i last we "k. the
committee on ' platform gave out the
declaration of its principles and asserted
its independence of other parties.
After reciting that conditions in the
South are such as to demand a separate
negro party, the declaration continues :
When it becomes necessary for any
race to sever its connection with politi
cal parties in order to preserve its exis
tence, it is wisdom fo call upon all peo
ple immediately concerned for aid. We
therefore call upon all races and classes
for aid and moral support not only in
organizing a separate party in opposition
to whiskev and cocaine, but in remons
trances and the etitions to tho powers
that bo for the enactment of such laws
as will suppress the evils complained of
"We call upon our brothern in the
states which have disfranchised them to
meet en masse to organize and petition
their respective legislatures for the pas
sago of laws to protect them against co
caine, whiskey and peonage.
"We demand the enactment of a law
making it an offense for any well and
able-bodied man or woman to desert his
or her family and refuse to care for and
snpport his or her family."
Three deaths have occured and thir
teen have been injured cither by falls or
by freezing, the mercury regislerinc
thirteen degrees below zero last night.
l ne street car lines are running verv ir
regularly and with great difficulty.
The people find difficulty reaching
work. Several hundred were delayed
this morning by a firo in the business
part of the city.
The tramps and the homeless are be
ing sheltered at the various police sta
tions. An epidemic of diphtheria is as
suming alarming proportions, the mor
ality aheady being great.
T. K. RICHARDSON.
$25.00 Gold or silver will buy a good
Organ or make a payment on one of our
fine Pianos, pi ices ranging from $185.00
to $450.00. I have decided to sell my
present stock regardless of cost or piofit,
bee or wnto us at once and securo
some of these bargains.
T. K. Richardson.
Washington-, Dec. 15 The public
lands committee toJ.iv ordered a favora
ble report on Senator Mitchell's bill for
tho relief of Sherman county settlers;
ho Mitchell's bill refunding $1.25 an
acre to settlers who paid the double
minimum price for lands, and found
subsequently that their entries were not
actually within railroad grant.
Special Inspector Suspended.
La Gkanmk, Or., Dei. 15. Inspector
McNutt received a telegram from Secre
tnry Hitchcock yesterday instructing him
to turn over oll'ical p.ipers in his posses
sion to the Register, and he has done so,
Register Davis is now the only ollicial
here in the discharge of his duties, but
Clerks Robinson and Carny and his
stenographer are on duty.
Register Davis is receiving testimony
for final proofs and applications to pur
chase timber land, and tbeso papers are
filed for action when a Register and Re
cciver shall be hero to act on them. An
inspector must examine tho witnesses
for timber land applicants before such
can be accepted, so they will havo to up
pear again somo time. Mr. McNutt has
not heard further from the department
or from his Indiana friends in Congress
and is etill quite in tho dark as regards
he charges against him.
Blizzard Cast of The Monntalns.
Ciiicaoo, Dec. 15. The lako region is
suffering from an intenso cold spell
The Chicago weather records this morn
ing show that tho present cold wav
breaks all tho records v for tho first half
of December in twenty years.
To Relieve Settlers.
Mystery at Panama.
WA8iit.vaT0.v, D. C., Dec. 15. Rear
Admiral Coghlan has cabled from Colon
Tho Atlanta arrived yesterday, hav
ing sailed from San Bias to Gandn with
out seeing or hearing anything of Co.
lumbian troops or vessels. Tho officers
communicated with tho shore at all
principal points. The Indians are re
ported to bo very suspicious of strangers.
Trails from San Bias were found which
arc passable for small parties, but none
leading inland. Tho Atlanta leaves to-i
day for a cruiso to Cains Tiburon and
tho Gulf of Darien.
Admiral Coghlan sent tho following:
"Tho Mayflower today reports that
the Colombian war vessels Cartagena
and Pinson were at Turbo with from
400 to 800 men. They took supplies
and sailed on December 8, and are sup
posed to havo landed troops at Gandi.
The Atlanta, however, was at Gandi on
December 9, and got tho opposite infor
mation. The American consul at Car- j
tagena reportB that the ehip Cartagena 1
returned there on Dec. 9. The Atlanta j
returns to the gulf today for further)
The state department officials are per-1
plexed over the situation, as it is not be-1
lieved that the mysterious movemen te ;
of the Colombian government mean j
any good, and where belligerent actions '
might be soon suppressed by the United
States, much trouble, oxtienseand delay
of the canal treaty would ensue. '
K. W- FENN,
(Lately with "-tpWg g0olo,ica. suof Br,
United States Deputy Mineral Surveyor.
OIllco over Postoffice. ROSEBURG. OBBrnw
go to THE ROSELEAF FOR
KNE) SMOKERS' SUPPLIES.
Jackson Street, - - Rosehnro- n
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Sees No Soldiers.
WisnixoTov, Dec. 15 Admiral Cogh
lan cables from Colon under date of
yesterday, as follows:
"Atlanta arrived here yesterday.
Sailed from San Bias to Gandu, not hav
ing seen or heard anything of the Co
lombian troops or vessels. Was in com
munication with the shore at the princi
pal points. Tho Indians are very sus
picious of strangers. Found a trail
from San Uia, passable for small par
ties but none leading inland. The At
lantic leaves ttxluv for a cruise to Cape
fiburon and Gulf Parien "
Cougl.tan later sent the following:
"The May-dower today reporta that
Cartagena ai.d Pinyaon were at Tubo,
with Irra i-Air to eight hundred men.
Tly t k supplies and sailed on the
8th ; saproi to have landed trooos at
andi. At '.n. a however, at Gandi on
the 9lh and received opposite informa
tion. The toa-nl at Cartagena reports
that the eh i Cartagena returned their
uU.. the Atlanta returns to the
gait VIj.- : r farther search."
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Pelts, Furs, Wool, Tallow, Rubber
Metals and Scrap Iron of all kinds
We also sell Second hand Furniture
of all kinds at Prices to suit the Times.
Corner of Oak and Rose Sfs.
Opp. Empire Stable.
ELATKHITK Is Minora! Rnbbor.l
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Sa D mingo Assassins.
NrEr. Dec. 15. An alleged plot
to assAKioate William F. Powell, United
tates Minister to Hayti and Charge
d'Affairs at Port au Prince, Santo Do
mingo, has bcendisclosod in a communi
cation from an official of the present
Dominican government to a follow coun
tryman in this city, who formerly was
an official under Wos y Gil, the recently
disposed president of tho repablic. The
letter states that the plot had been so
arranged that ex-President Jiminez,
under whose leadership Wos y Gil was
overthrown, should be killed about the
The plot to assassinate Minister
Powell, it was asserted, was conceived
because of his opposition to plans of cer
tain officials. The plan as reported,
was to let two or three men get into a
fight on a street along which Mr. Powell
was passing. It was arranged that in
the melee other plotters should engage,
and it would be an easv matter to kill
the American "by accident."
With regard to Jiminez, the writer as
serts that lie was to hi the victim of
plain assassination, and that already two
unsuccessful attacks have been made up
on his person. Tho first occurred Dec
G, when a shot was fired at him while he
was driving. The second attempt was
made three days later. It is said Mr.
Powell is being carefully guarded when
ever he goes out.
Watches, CIocKs, Jewelry
Diamonds and Silverware
France to Occupy Slam.
Wants More Niggers.
Washington, Dec. 15. Senator Hoy-
burn (Idaho) today introduced n joint
resolution requestnig tho president to ac
quire hy annexation tho island of San
Domingo and tho dependence of San Do
mingo and Hayti.
Bilious Colic Prevented.
Take a double doso of Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy
if 1 1 1 r, il cation of the dis
case appears and a threatened attack
may bo warded off. Hundreds of peoplo
uho thu rclnedy in this way with perfecs
success. For ealo by A. C. Mnrsters &
Paris, Dec. 15. Dispatches from In
do-China report the massing of French
troops on the Siamese border in antici
pation of war. The officials of Indo-
China are quoted as saying that the oc
cupation of a largo slice of Siam lias
been decided upon. The authorities in
Paris do not believe that a rupture with
Siam will occur, and say tho measures
taken are merely precautionary.
RECTOR OF ST. LUKE'S.
Ashburnham, Ontario, Testifies to the
(lood Qualities of Chamberlain's
Clingenpccl, the Jeweler.
W. E. Clingcnpeel, tho jeweler, en
graver and optician, has in his show-
window one of the swellest displays of
Christinas jewelry over shown in tho
city. Ho is showing n fine lino of rings,
watches, brooches, pins and chanuB of
tho boat makes and latest styles. For
jewelry work, watchmaking, repairing
and engraving, his work is unoxcellod.
Have your name or your initials, or that
of your friends, put on tho present you
aro going to givo. Clingenpeel's engrav
ing is nttractivo and up to date, and ycu
have various designs to select from and
can know that it will be dono as you i
wish it. 12-10-tf
AsiinuitNiiAM, Ont., April IS, 1933: I
think it is onlv right that I should tell
you what a wonderful effect Chamber
lain's Couch Kotnedy has produced. Tho
day before Easter I was so distressed
with a cold and cough that I did not
think to bo able to tako any duties tho
next day, as my voice was almost choked
by tho cough. Tho same day I received
an order from you for n bottle of your
Cough Remedy. 1 at onco procured
samnle liottlo. and took about three
doses of the medicine. To my great ro
lief tho cough and cold had completely
disappeared and I was nblo to preach
three times Easter day. 1 know that
this ranid and Directive euro was duo to
your cough remedy. I mako this testi
monial without solicitation, being thank
ful to have found such a Godsond reme
dy. Kt" pectfully yours,
K. A. LANGFELDT, M. A.,
Rector of St. Luke's Church
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14 00 " 10 50 7 50 " 5 65
Ll2 50 " 9 40 6 00 " 4 50
11 00 " S 25 5 00 " 3 75
$4,100 now $3 00
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Bank open from nino to twelve and from one to three. 0
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The Up-to-Date Tailors
Stock is now in from Holland, and it is time to
plant them. Write today for our now catalogue,
which tells all. The same catalogue tells about our
ROSES, TREES and PLANTS.
PORTLAND SEED CO.
Call at the office of the Roseburg Water and Light Co.
and pay your water and light bills, on or before the 10th
of each month and take advantage of theJdiscount