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ROSEBURGDOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1903.
HUi ini and ICE CREAM PARLORS
froits Candles, Cakes, Pies,
I Doaghnuts and f resSi Bread Daily
pi Portland Journal Agency. Hendrick's Block, Opp. Depot
Si 1. J. NORflAN & Co. Prop.
FARMERS' CASH STORE,
Q. A. WOOD & CO, Props
Staple aiie Fancy Groceries. Highest Price paid
for countrv nroduce.
Fatronagc is respectfully
Private Free Delivery to
icj Li iLsi
Bring Us Your
FOR CKSH OR TRKDE.
1 ffiE HAVE PUT IN PLACE A
plctc Assortment of
all kinds of TOYS.
Hints to Housewives.
Half the battle in good cooking is to have good
And to get them promptly when you order them. Call up
Phone No. 181 for good goods and good service.
Roseburg Real Estate Co.
Farm and Timber Land Bought and Sold
Taxes Paid for Non-Residents. Timber
Estimates a Specialty.
A LARGE LOT OF
At Marsters Drug Store
A CAR LOAD OF
Of Superior Quality
If you want to buy a farm
If you want furnished rooms
If you want to buy a house
If yon want to rent a house
jf you want to build a house
If you want to move a house
If you don't know PAT
Call on or address . - .
F F. pafcisepgon,
Your Ranches aad Timber
Lands with me.
I HAVE EASTERN
FOR FINE CONFECTIONERY 1
Fresh bread daily. Your
All Parts of the City
OPP PASSENCER DAPOT
HOLIDAY GOODS so com
Know we can please the purchas
ing public. Our stocK is large and
embracesthe latest and newest in
Carving Sets Silverware Burnt
Wood Novelties Cutlery Sporting Goods
S. K. SYKES.
PARKS & CO.
D. L. Martin
List your proper-
R. R. JOHNSON,
OFFICE IN MARK. BLOCK,
Myrtle Creek MailiiiKS.
.Tallies' A. Whitsott is ie.i forming tho
duties of marshal whilo Marshal Drako
Miss Louisa IJiidt-on arrived hero two
weeks ago from Saula liarlara, Cal.,
where, alio h is been teneliing in the pity
schools. Slio will iive witii her folks
Tho enteriaiiinient given ty the Sab
bath school of the M. K church, South,
Wednesday eve, and was much enjojed
by all present.
J. H. McDonald was in town Tuesday
to meot his daughter from Glemlale.
Miss Hattie McDonald has been quite
sick but is said to be getting better.
The W. P. Johnson Lumber Co. is
buildinc n lumber dryer near the lum
ber docks. Tho engine and piping are
already installed and dry lumber will
soon be plenty.
On Monday, December 14, 11)03, in
Portland, occurred the marriage of Mr.
Hirney R West to Miss Ktlio llridgham.
Mrs. West is n Portland girl whose par
ents live in Washington. Mr. West is a
Myrtle Creek boy, but employed as a
barber in the city. He is the sou of Mr.
and Mrs. II. F. West of North Myrtle.
The Angel of Death has visited the
community once more, and has taken
away a loved mother. Mrs. Knight was
a native of Ohio, and. with the family,
came west about the year 'f3 and has
since made this her home. She was a
devout member of the M. K. church,
South, and leaves three daughters and
four sons, her liiir-bar.d having died two
years ago. The immediate cause of
death which took place at 4 o'clock Sat
urday morning, was bronchitis. The
body was taken to Oakland on Sunday
morning's train, and buried there in the
I. O. O. F. cemetery.
The Inaugural Ball to be given by the
Myrtle Creek Volunteer Fire Depart
ment on New Year's eve is being well
advertised and it promises to be a grand
success. The best music has been se
cured, and the committee having the ar
rangements in charge is going to see
that everything is done to injure every
body a tiiie time. This will be the de
partment's first b.ill, n I receipts will
bo used to help the boys to better equip
themselves to fight the lire demon. Let
everyone lend aid toward making the
ball a success both nvially and finan
We are having some nice weather
Messrs Chas Allen, Ed Robinson and
.Neiuo Perini made a (lying trip to Cot
tage Grove laU Satnrday.
We understand that J. M Ritchey
and sons have bought a Mitugle mill ami
expect to have it in ojteration here this
Chas. Allen ha- taken the contract to
log and put the w od on trcfc for I). C. i
Wood's steam wood mill.
Master Eddie Handsaker went to Eu
gene Tuesday to spend Xmas with his
Mrs. R. H. yman and daughter,
Mrs. Perry Hatcher, visited with Mrs.
. C. Woods, Tuesday.
Several of our young people attended
church at Comstock and Bear Creek,
Joe Galdabiui and family visited rela
tives on Bear Creek. Sundav.
Ihe Jaruary Smart Set.
The makt et for January, 1901,
opens the new year with an issue that
even surpasses its predecessors in inten
sity and variety of interest and in liier
ary merit. The novelette, "'A Sister to
Husbands," by Caroline Duer, is a utory
of exceptional charm, ingenious and dis
tinctive, with brisk movement, abund
ant interest, and a delightful social at
mosphere, in which the intricacies of
of many loves are traced to a final happi
In "Her Creditor," Emory Pottle has
written a character study ol singular
strength, whileCyrus Townsend Brady's
'The Wreck and the Letters," is a nar
rative of real beauty, written around a
plot that is new. Other notable stories
are "Uncle Jim's Little Idea," an amus
ing bit by Anna A. Rogers; "Thellouse
of the Brain," a psychological tragedy.
by Churchill Williams, and "The im
possible Thing," a story bubbling with
fresh humor, by Eleanor A. Hallowell.
Among the other writers of excellent
fiction in this number arc Elizabeth
Knight Tompkins, Zoe Anderson orris,
John Itegnaut Ellyson, Duflield Osborne
and H. T. George.
Gelett Burges?, Hayden Carruth,
Frank Hoe Bitchelder, Mrs. Wilson
Woodrow and many more contribute
humor of many sorts, and all capital;
while theio are verses of real worth from
Maurice Francis Egan, Clinton Scollard,
Fanny Kemble Johnson, Arthur Macy,
Mabel Earl, Willis Leonard Clanahan,
James Clarence Harvey, Virginia Wood
ward Cloud, Elsa Barker, Samuel Win-
turn Peck, Charlotte Becker and others.
The magazine includes also a story in
French, by Marie Petite, and an acccimt
of the Japanese Geishes, bv Jason
From this first number of the year,
tho reader must augur for Tnu Smart
Set oven more than its past phenomenal
A number of liooks belonging to tho
public Kchool libra"y have been lost
The return of any of thorn will be great
ly appreciate:!. Will the patrons of tho
school kindly look for such books in
their private libraries and return any
that may ho fonn 1?
A. M. Sanokkh,
City Supt. of t-chools.
CONDEMNS FIGHT ON POLICY.
GEORGIA DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEEMAN
ATTACKS DEMOCRATIC SENATORS.
Clark Howell, editor of the Atlantic
Constitution and Democratic national
committeeman from Georgia, strongly
defends President Rooeovelt'a Panama
policy, and a-j strongly condemns tho op
position being manifested by the Demo
Mr. Howell on Saturday said :
"The Panama caso is one of the kind
where the fact should dictate duty rath
er than sentiment, guess ss at - interna
tional law and partisan considerations.
What nro the facts in the cise? Colum
bia committed acts of government that
put in fullest jeopardy a'l tlm rights, in
terests and aspirations of the people of
her department of Panama. They b
lieved the result would le to rob them
of tho isthmian canal and doom them to
a future of inconsequence and jioverty.
They frankly and in ample season warn
ed the authorities at Bogota that if that
sacrifice was demanded of them, they
would secede and set up an independent
"The sdcrifice was culled for uud Pana
ma declared her indrendeiice. Her
peole never for a moment needed the
urging of the American government or
the ajleeed machinations of ltuuau-Va.
rilla to do wli-.t they did
"Wa.- the republic tf Panama born
too quickly? Kuvlutio5 a ru Caesarian
ojierations. Iho American revolution
was born the very moment the vote was
announced that adopted tht Declaration
of IndejHjndence. Secession liecnme the
policy of the Southern states the mo
ment South Carolina proclaimed her or
dinance of secession.
'Did our Government recognize the
republ'-c of Panama t'-o mjoii? If we did
Oakland Owl M ots.
Russell Butl-r arrived from Cowlitz
county, Washington, Monday evening.
t .--i . t ri i.. o...: v,l
ira r-imiur. ui vuioiuuu hiu. v.ih-i
onulo, is the cuo-t of Mr. ami Mrs. C. I
B. Guin, of Driver Valley. '
T rhttnitinn -.nil I-nt M fc t :
Dimmick, of Wilbur, awd MSj Nellie
Wilnin. of Taeoma. were in this city
Mses Vinnie Youag and
Sterns have been clerking in tho
of E. G. Young c Co during tho
- " ,
Miss Grace Grubbe has finished
tewhing noar Elkton. She will visit
Oakland relatives a few days and then
goto .snmnu aim iai.tr
A grand ball will be chen in Yon
calla Now Yeare night, ty It. U Tliomp
8 n and M. E Howatd. A turkey
snpier will be served. A gliriou time
assured. Everyloly invited.
Rev. W. S. Smith and family have le
moved to the residence proierty pur
chased from the Pinkstoti estate, ami
Frank Kincart and family now occupy
the city residence of Frank Hogan.
K. Shanon Taylor and N. L. Nelson
came in from Taylor Springs Salurdny
to remain until after the holidays.
distance is lfij miles, yet the journey
was made on foot in less than tlx hours. I
Mr. Taylor is 70 vears old. This i a!
pretty go d test of endurance for one
past man's allotted three tcore and ten.
Monday a drunken half breed role
his horse over the sidewalks and
triglitenwt a lew arsons unnccssan.j.iclaMa,mpanyan(la of specja,
ltnsts a uangerous piece oi ousiness
because some persons or a good hor.-e
might get crippled. This fellow ot,ce
p iid $20 for trying the same idiotic
game in Roseburg, and will doubtlos
pay the same to the Oakland city treas
ury if he conies to town again. It i6
well worth $20 to keep such characters
out of town or civilization, if ios.-ible
A. J. Manning expects to pasture 200
goats on his farm t s soon as tho wood
choppers cut down all the oak grubs.
The go its keep eating tho sprout?,
causing the stumps to fooii decay.
This is a cheap way to clear oak grub
Mr. and Mrs.S. M. Kelley and Fred
Russell; Mr. and Mrs. John Banks and
Miss Merl Smith went to Rcscbtirg
Wednesday evening and Thursday
morning. We hale to see theso people
go away hut it is safe to say they will
all visit Oakland often in the future.
"Good morning. Ilavo you been held
up?" is the Roseburg form of saluta
Some of the Drain boys gave a party
at tho I. 0. O. F. hall Wednesday oven-
ini: which was cniovod by all who were
Mrs.' Bertha Estes Davis, returned
Sundav from a several week visit with
Junction City friends'.
Miss Ma-'do Westela arrived from
Portland Tuesday tin her way toGardi
ner to visit her parents. Miss Wesscla
recently graduated from -St. Vincint'a
Mr. C. B. Haney, of Olex, Oregon,
w.'s in town Wednesday on his way to
Elkton to wit relatives there. He is on
crutches having a broken bone resulting
from tho kick of a vicious horse not
Henry .Tuhnke, of Gardiner, pasfed
throtiL'h Drain Tuesday on his return
from Portland where ho has been witl
his wife whom ho placed in tho Good
we slntild go back on our track and ro
verso our recognition of the French re
public within three daye of its proclama
tion, and our recognition of the Brazil
ian republic in four days after Don Pedro
was shipped to Europe. In the Panama
case we took five daye In which to learn
that the newly proclaimed republic was
unopposed and in full control of the
jroiintry by consent of its inhabitants.
"What was tho United Statoa to do in
such a case, with its obligations as to
the Panama transit and neutrality upon
"Our marines were landed to do our
duty in that one respect only and to ex
ercise that right to preserve them was
the only office jerformed by our forces
on and near the isthmus.
"Suppose we withdraw our recognition
and reject the treaty? What will be our
position then, as viewed by the other
governments of Europe and America
that also have recognized the republic
of Panama. Are we to do this ridicu
lous thine, abandon our treaty rights in
Panama, give up the canal there, with
draw our guardianship of rail transit
now going on and go hunting for terms
with ieople who would be fools if they
did not profit themselves tremendously
by our predicament?
"Let it be admitted that all that has
been quoted from Senator Hoar and
from Senator Daniel ami other of his
-outheru colleagues ie true and yet no
case is made that involves connivance
with rebellion on the isthmus or a sac
rifice of the national honor in dealing
favorably with the new republic
through the ratification of the pending
Samaritan hospital for an operation for
cancer of the stomach.
Mrs. M. T. Sberrrtt, arrived here
from Gardiner Thursdav oo Iter trav to
' l l :.. ft i .
coHqwnied by Mrs. Louie Seymour who
'P"1 l!,e Hintr ln Clackamas ami
PltM a m1 tr CtvMWtM.- aivniuti.nii.1
I Portland. Mr Sevmour
the !a to Drain returning to Gardi
i nor th. ISeit UJV.
TL.-Drain Ow-t Telephme will pnon
Mr. .-tcrhu-s vs he will liave the iwiii
.. .. . .
neauieneys in a lew uays, anl
from there lir will n-e the pole? of the
Long P;irie Telephone Co. into Sco tf-
J T,,e or,er for the wire rw. h.d
j San KrjI i iM jnil aftjr U e uw
M, .yf arrm wi w deUved nnt5,
tjie ;r,p of this vessel. Gardiner
! )eople will not let the line stop at
. St-ottbirg, ol Hon. Bincer Hermann
tells r Ste ling he will do what lie can
to hnvv the line extended to to the l.i.'.
.Saving Sulioii and LichliHMse hy li .
Tor other's Sake."
"I - t Mth,-r'-Sake." Kl.hh il! le
fwn t the 0,era HoukC, Ul. DvC. 30,
i one of those pretty rural dramas that
. please all theatre-goers. The cast of
I . ,
limine wi tiiv til. tiiin tu tst; ivuiiti 111 ijiu
mecca of theatredom. Marie Heath,
who will head the company, is a mag
netic and pleasing ingenue, and by dint
of hard work and perseverance has at
tained her present enviable position in
the profession. In addition to a first-
j scenery which the management carries
for each act, they have engaged a num
ber of pretty children to lend natural
ness to the 4th of July celebrations and
sing Christmas carols in the last act.
Village tots always form a pretty stage
picture, and particularly so where the
surrounding atmosphere is in keeping.
Complications in the plot of a play may
prove interesting to somo, but the gen
eral public are more easily amused by
lirect simplicity to engage their atten
The ptisoners in the County jail
would greatly appreciate reading matter,
such as books, magazines, pajiers etc.
Time asses very slowly when one is in
condnement, but many an other wiso
dull hour could be passed if we had
something to read. o wish to state
that the treatment accorded us by
Sheriff Parrottand Deputy McCIallcn is
such as is consistent with their sworn
duty and is much appreciated by us.
Entertainment at Gardiner.
Music Violin, Mandolin and Guitar,
Messrs. Gillam, Downs and Schallinga
Vocttl Solo Mrs. Kootitz.
Piano Solo Miss Dumas.
Address Supt. F. B. Hamlin.
Music Messta. Downs, Gillam and
Moving Pictures Illustrated Lectures
Prof. Georgo Sawyer
Not a miniito should bo lost when
tfhild fIiows symptoms of croup. Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy given as soon
as the child becomes hoarto, or even af
ter the croupy cough appears, will pre
vent tho attack. It never fails, md is
pleasant and Kiifo to take. For Bale by
A C. MarstersJ: Co.
The fingineer's Signal.
Two low whistles, quaint and clear,
That was the signal the engineer-
That was the signal that (Juild,
Gave to his wife at Providence, '
Ah through the steeping town and hence
Out in the night, .
On in the light, '
Down past the farms, lying white, he ;
As a husband's greeting, scant, no doubt ;
Yet to the woman, looking out, I
Watching and waiting, no serenade, i
Loveftong or midnight roundelay
Said what the whistle seemed to say:
"To my trust true, '
Eo love to you ! !
Working or waiting, goodnight!" it Faid.
Brisk young bagman, tourists fine,
Old commuters along the line,
Brakemen and porters, glanced ahead, !
Smiled as the signal, sharp, intense, '
Pierced through the shadows of Provi- !
Nothing it is
Only Guild calling to his wife," they j
Summer and winter the old refrain I
Rang o'er the billows of ripening (train,
Pierced through the budding boughs :
Flew down the tracks when red sheaves
Like living coals from theengine sjiurned ;
Sang as it flew ;
"To our tru-st true,
First of all, Jduty! Good night "' it
And then one iiiL'ht it was iteard no more
rrom Momngtoo over
Ami the folk in Providence smiled and
As they turned in their lxl : "Tli en
cineer Has once forgotten hk midnight cheer."
Only one knew.
To his trust tnw,
Guild lay ttmkr his ettti, dead.
RECTOR OF jT. LUKE'S.
Ashburnh.im, Ontario, Testifies to the
Good Qualities of Chamberlain's
AHBCRXHAM. OnU, April IS, 1033: I
think it is only right that I &huuld tell ,
you hat a woimI-rful effect Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy mu produced. Th
day Wfor Eater I waft sj dutreed ,
s ith a cold ami cough that I did not
t; ink to he W to take any dnti the'
tv xt day, a? my V'ic was almost chokei
!.- the ooofeh. The native dux I recetveii
ii order from you for a bottle of your .
C- ugh Itcmedy. I at once procured a
sample hotlh). and took about three
J es of the nve-lidne. To my reat re
' the cough and cold had ciinipletely
hgappeared ami I ?ras a We to preach
thrte time Kaster day. 1 know that
this rapid and etfective cure was due to
yur coush remedy. I make ihU testi-'
mouial without solicits tioti, beim: thank-'
fnl to have fouutl such a Godieinl re live-'
'dr. Kesiwtfuliv vonrs.
E. A. I.ANGFELDT, M. A.,
Rector of St. Luke's Church, j
To Chamberlain Medicine Co. j
This retnedr is for sah? by A. C. Mar !
tcra & Co.
Bilious Olic Prevented.
Take a double doe of Chamberlain's !
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedv '
tin h i - i i ili cation of the dis
ease appears ami a threatened attack
may be warded off. Hundreds of people
use the remedy in this way with perfecs
success. For sale by A. C. Marsters i
We have been requested by the Most
High Exalted Ruler to notify the mem
bers of Roseburg Lodge No. 325 B. P. O.
E. that thero will be no meeting to
night, Thursday, Dec. 21, nor until the
first regular meeting in January, 1904.
When a phrase is coined out of world
wide human experience it is apt to be
brief and expressive. We are " run
down " we say in the endeavor to de
scribe a relaxed
r. ... . .
Uon. anu an tue
not more ex
pressively d e -scribe
that every day
phrase. It sug
gests the clock,
ically, but failing
to record the
passage of time
because it ia run
down. People who
have that tired
out. run - dowu
feeling will find
new life in the
nu nf Doctor
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. This
great medicine is far more than a tonic.
It cures diseases of the organs of diges
tion and nutrition, and enables the per
fect digestion and assimilation of food of
which alone all physical strength is made.
"The reason I delayed writlnKTrns tcnu.e I
wonted to wait int voir after I hd taken
the medtdne before gtvltiK my statement, and
now I can send a good. conKientioua testimon
ial." write Mr. Clias. 11. Ser&etint, of Plain City.
Mndiwn Co.. Ohio. "Durine the summer and
fait of 1S96 1 became alt 'run-down,' nerves were
out of order and stomach out of order. I wrote
to Dr. Pierce for advice. He said I had general
debility, and advised Dr. Pierce's Golden Med
ical Discoverv. anil, thanks to yon for yonr ad
vice. I used six bottles; and since I stopped tak
inc it nbout one ycaraRO. 1 have r.ot Utcn any
medicine of any kind, and have Iwh aile te
tvort every dsy. My appetite is cood. I can eat
three square meals a day, and I do not feel that
miserable burninR in the stomach after catuiff.
My blood and nerve are in good shape, and,
well-in fact. 1 think I am in pretty Rood ran
nltiR order." , " ,
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets keep tbr
bowels active and healthy.
R. W. PENN,
(Lttely with the go.-rnrneat Wraphieal and geological aarveyjof Bnuil
fcouth America.) '
United States Deputy Mineral Surveyor.
Office over Postoffice.
60 TO THE ROSELEAF for
KND SMOKERS' SUPPLIES,
Jackson Street, - - Roseburg, Oren
Pays the highest Cash Price for Hides,
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.
I Corner of Oak and Rose
' ta 2ES223232KS3ESr;
SLATBP.IT3 Lb Mineral Rnbber.;
von JiAynxTEND urn.Di.r.
or Una It utcchs irj to REPLACE X WORX.OCT ROOF
tmiw the vtoc ol th-.nfitf. l:n. Iron, ur ad znrti tc i Ci j-!rprt: r&cJnzx. 7oratad
HirfM, xnuerf . t t j. etc. Kuy to Uj. TcKitrrd for kI! cHsates. Rnif m eaiti
noiixmmtnt. biunuitetd. It wiii j to ul far prica mil lnlonasUon.
THIS KJLA.TERITE HOOFING CO..
WoreKtKr BaUdixic, PORXXaAJKO
$15 00 now $11 25 $10 00 $7 50
14 00 " 10 50 7 50 " 5 65
; 12 50 " 9 40 6 00 " 4 50
11 00 " 8 25 5 00 " 3 15
$4100 now $3 00
WOLLENBERG BROS., Phone 801.
Pratical WatchmaKer, Jeweler, Optician.
j Watches, ClocKs, Jewelry
! Diamonds and Silverware
9 F. W. BEN-SON. A . C.
g Douglas County Bank,
0 Established I883. Incorporated 1001
1 Capital Stock, $50,000.06.
3 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
5 F. W. BENSON, R, A. BOOTU J. II. BOOTH. J. T. BRIDGES
C J. T. KELLY. A. C. MARSTERS K. L MILLER.
O A general banking business transacted, andjeustomers given Trj
0 lccommodation consistent with safe and conservatire banking.
q Bank open from nine to twelve and from one to three. q
Stock is uow 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 aud light bills, on or before the xoth
of each month and take advantage of thefdiscount.
OHEGOfl. Correspondence Bolide
Sis. Opp. Empire -Stable,
We maKe them up right
& guarantee satisfaction
BOYCE & BEN6TS0N
The Up-to-Date Tailors