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TliSj i lie Church that respect and honest
DnCDhWPn PlainfiPaiPP 'foalty to the Republic was demanded
KUdtfUUl lj I lalHUeaiCl )by a majorjty of Frenchmen; and the
DURTON THE UOODLER.
Published Monday an3 Thursdays.
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Advertising Rates on Application.
The Editor of the Plaindealk haine iDtn
tion of making a Uiae rUtaotat rellecMo-upon
the life or character of any perean. officially or
otherwise and any itatencat published in tbvre
columns will be cheerfully conuetert if erroneous
and brought 10 oar attention ly the agsrieved
party or parties- Our intention U tha- cvt ry
article publMied of a penoual or pxlithwl
official nataio shall bo news waller of get rl
interest and tor the wUre of the state at
. MARCH 31, 1904.
war has been waged to such an ex
tent that on Monday night the French
Chamber of Deputies by a vote 316
to 2G9 voted to suppress secular
teaching of any kind by religious
orders in the Republic of France.
HERMANN OR HARRIS.
The friends of Hon. Ringer Her
maim never started in to claim the
result of the primaries as a
for that gentleman's renomination
The Salem Statesman came out
Tuesday morning in its headlines and
local report and editorially claiming
the primaries had been carried for
Mr. Harris, of Lane, for congress.
In the absence of Mr. Prescott,
Joseph Ralph Rurton, United States
Senator from Kansas, was on Monday,
in the federal court of St. Louis, con
victed on five counts with receiving
bribes from the Rialto Grain and Se
curities Company of St. Louis to pro
tect that swindling concern by using
his influence with the postollice de
partment at Washing! ju. The com
pany was one of those concerns which
should have been excluded from the
use of the mail because it was a fraud
victory run on a gigantic scale.
Rurton's attorneys immediately
filed a motion for a new trial and
Federal Judge Krum has the matter
under advisement. The maximum
sentence is 2 years' imprisonment on
each count or a line of 10,000 on
each, or the double sentence can h
Sheriff Storey, of Portland, has
started petitions to havo his name
daced on tho ballots aB an independ
ent republican candidate for shenlf.
The Exchange Telegram of Paris
earns that Japan nas tiecuieu to
again forbid attaches and correspond-
nts to follow operations. As in the
ormer case this is regarded as signi
ficant of coming actiuns.
Persuantto a call of chairman, the
Republican County Central Committee
met at Roseburg on March 12, 1904, and
Bet the 2nd day of April for the holding
of the primary elections and the SUh day
of April at 10 a. m. for the convening of
the County convention at the court
house in the city of Roseburg and pro
portioned the representation at one del
egate at large and one delegate for every
teen votes or niaior portion thereof
cast for R. T. Bean candidate for mi
preme judge on June- 2nd, 1902, and
make the following suggestions that all
proxies should be represented in the
convention by a resident of the precinct
so far as practicable, and each precinct
select a Central committeemen. The
various precincts are entitled to the fol
lowing number of delegates :
Roseburg 10 E Umpqua 3
Deer Creek 10 Looking Glass.. 3
Umpqua 7 Cow Creek 2
West Roseburg. -12 Coles VaHey.... 5
- Yoncalla 9 Mt Scott 2
ConiEtock 4 Scottsbnrg 5
Riddle 6 Gardiner 9
Pass Creek 11 Camas Valley ... 3
Mvrtle Creek ... 7 Bohemia 2
Olendale 5 Canyonville . . .
Olalla 4 KeHogs: 3
Civil Bend 4 Days Creek ...
Wilbur 3 Perdue 4
Millwood 3 Elkton G
Oakland S Calpooia S
K. L. MILLER, Chairman-,
J. A. BUCHANAN, Sec'y.
Roseburg, Oregon, April 15, 19W.
the regular Oregonian reporter, a imposed by the Judge, at discretion
great Harris victory was also tele- The law under which Rurton was con-
graphed to the Oregonian, presuma- victed was passed in 1864 and this is
bly bv some one of the Statesman of- the first conviction under it, althouj
fiff wWa Mr. Harris snent the eve- several previous attempts have been
ning. made to convict under its provisions,
Under these circumstances it was The heaviest part of the verdict of
natural Republicans from all over the conviction, however, does not lie in
county, and from adjoining counties the sentence, which will undoubtedly
should telegraph and telephone The be only a fine, but the sentence causes
Journal askinr if it was true, and a vacancy of his seat in the United
The Journal denies the claim
What could be done in the face of
such a false claim made in the inter
est of Mr. Harris, and to .the detri
ment of Mr. Hermann, and to the in
jury of Marion county men?
The Journal emphatically
that Mr. Harris has any
following in this county, and
has carried no county any stronger
than he has Marion, he has no con
gressional aspirations to boast of.
Let us be fair and admit that Mr.
Harris has some warm friends in Ma
rion county, and he may have some
delegates, the way delegates are se
lected in this county, by throwing
States senate and prohibits the man
from forever holdinsr an ollice of
trust under the federal government
and this is just.
If we are not mistaken, this man
Rurton, twenty-five years ago, was
denies poor boy with a great passion for
large riding race horses, and he won sever-
if he al lanre purses by his skill as a horse
man. He saved up enough money to
pay his way through college, and set
tled down as a lawyer, but he was al
ways "hossy." His ascension in poli
tics was like a sky-rocket, but now
he is flattened out for all time. The
highest ambition of his life was to
hold power, so that he could acquire
It is to be honed that the federa
Being authorized the Plaindealer
announces that M. L. Moore is a can
didate for the office of treasurer of
Douglas county, subject to the nomi
nation of the Republican party at the
County convention on April 9, 1904.
Being authorised, we hereby an
nounce that George M. Brown is a
candidate for re-election to the. office
of Circuit Attorney of this district,
of the United States senators
representatives who accept or giv
bribes, to the penitentiary.
lican nominating convention.
THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
AS THE ENEMY OF FRANCE.
But precinct after precinct was judge will sentence the man to prison
carried at the primaries where it is and thus set the pace for sending
impossible to find any but Hermann
men, and the outcome of the county
convention will show that Hermann
has the largest following in Marion
It is unwise, and not good politics,
to put Marion county in the attitude
of fighting Hermann, when it is well
known" that he will come to the con
vention with the largest following of
It is a pity that Marion county
must be put in the attitude of trying
to turn down a man with as large a
following as Mr. Hermann ha& in
Western Oregon. It is foolish poli
tics. So far as Mr. Harris is concerned
the journal admires him and respects
him as a candidate, and wishes him
well, bat it is not supporting him be-
rhe Plaindbalhk is in receipt of
the following letter, which will show
tho irood work being done by the
Tiiaitio Di:r'T Oiikcon Links,
Pohtland, Ore., March 29, 190 1.
Referring to conversation
regarding the statement made by my
self that 47,000 people settled in
Oregon in 1903;
Beg to say that at present, I can
not give you exact hgures, as same
was an estimate, based on reports
rom various sources, but principally
through the different Immigration
Bureaus. Mr. Craig, of the O. R. &
N. Co., estimates something over 30,
000, while I have taken the immigra
tion of 1902. which was 44,600, and
using this as a basis, estimated that
at least 47.000 people came to Ore-
iron in 1903.
s you know, the Harriman System
Immigration Bureau was established
in 1902, and as it is a well known
fact that immediate results do not
follow advertising, it follows that the
better results must necessarily have
come later; this together with re
ports to which I liavo alluded, leads
me to believe that the immigration
was much greater in 1903 than in
1902. The exact fnrures will be ob
tainable later on.
The following is a tabulated state
ment of immigration for 1902 locat
ing in the various counties named;
Baker 750 Grant COO
Benton 1000 Harney 100
Clackamas 2500 Jackson 1000
Clatsop 40d Josephine 2000
Columbia 4d0 Klamath 500
Coos 1500 Lake 100
Crook 1000 Lane 2200
Curry 50 Lincoln 800
Douglas 1500 Linn 1250
Gilliam 250 Malheur 300
Marion 1200 Umatilla 1000
Morrow 400 Union 1750
Multnomah 16000 Wallowa 500
Polk 500 Wasco 1500
Sherman 300 Washington 2000
Tillamook 200 Wheeler 50
As a matter of information which
may be of use to you, I submit the
In the decado between 1890 and
1900, the population of Oregon in
creased 99,769; 44,041, or 41 per
cent, locating in Portland.
During the year ending June 30,
1903, 857,046 aliens landed in the
United States; 31,709 of which came
to the three Pacific Coast states, Ore
gon, Washington and California, and
of these but 1996, or two-tenths of one
per cent, located in Oregon, showing
that we are drawing our population
from the better class of American
citizens located in the Eastern and
Middle West states.
Trusting that this will answer your
inquiry, 1 am,
Very truly yours,
Commencing with the overthrow of
Napoleon HI and the establishment of
the French Republic in the fall of
1870 the majority of French citizen
snip has regarded the Roman Catho
lic Church as the enemy of the Republic-
Previous to 1870 and while
France was enjoying the Restoration
period of from 1814 to 1846 under
the Monarchial reign of Louis XVHI
and Charles X and after the brief
second Revolution period from 1848
to 1852 when Napoleon HI ascended
the throne as Emperor and until he
vacated it in 1870 by being taken a
prisoner by the victorious German
army at Metz, the government educa
tional institutions had been under the
control of the Catholic Church.
After the fall of the Empire and
under the form of republican institu
tions it was found that the church in
its teaching in the public schools in
doctrinated into the pupils, that
obedience to the commands of the
church and fealty to the church was
to be observed first and the duties as
citizens of the Republic of France
were to be subservient. That the
God of gods speaking through the
church came first and must be obeyed
and the voice of the Republic and
obedience to the laws was only a sec
It became clearly apparent to the
French government in the early years
of the Republic that the teaching of
the church tended to the destruction
of the government and the restora
tion of imperialism or a monarchy,
for the church teachers" and priests
and prelates taught prejudice to the !
government and inculcated into the
pupils anything but respect and es
teem for republicanism.
Year after year the government of
France urged moderation and obedi
ence to the enacted laws of the Re
public and all the time the church
worked most assidiously against the
Republic; and during the past ten
years the struggle for supremacy
whether the Catholic Church should
control by its teaching the Republic,
or the Republic by its public schools
control its own affairs has been inten
sified. Last year hundreds of Roman
Catholic schools were closed in France
for inculcating treason to the Repub
lic by teaching French boys and girLs
to disrespect the temporal power.
Thousands of the teachers, nuns,
monks and priests "who wore not citi-
zens were expenea aim wie swnwis
closed. But that lesson was not
sufficient to teach the Roman Catho-
fore the convention,
him heartily if he is
It will support
CALLED UP HIGHER.
W. E. Coman, the General Freight
and Passenger Agent of " the S. P.
Railroad in Oregon has been appoint-1
ed to the same position on the con
solidated lines of the O. R. & N. Co.,
and the S. P. Railroads.
A. L. Craig who occupied the posi
tion on the O. R. & N., has been
trainsferred to San Francisco to a
higher position than he occupied.
In the case of W. E. Coman we
have the proof that merit will win its
way to the top of the ladder, but this
responsible position has been reached
bv Mr. Coman by rapid bounds as he
is only a young man, but he is full of
fire, snap, energy and vim. He knows
the railroad business by heart . and
when it come3 to talking Oregon re
sources, advantages and opportunities
for investments he can do more to
locate immigrants than any man in
the state. The Plaindealer con
gratulates Mr. Coman on his advanced
position, and congratulates the state
because he is an exceedingly fair and
square man to do business with.
- ALL FOR BINOER'
"THE REASON why we talR quality
so persistantly is no one can af
ford to hide his light tinder a bushel.
In drugs the most IMPORTANT
POINT is QUALITY and we want to
thoroughly impressjipon you that we
give our GREATEST ATTENTION to
We earnestly solicit your patron
age because we Know we can serve
you in good faith.
HERMANN'S FRIENDS CONTROL
tuc umnv urmncD im 10 i err niiT m
The Capital Journal is the authori- I" L "I" " I fTUIIULIl FIU IU LLI I UU I III
tv for the statement that Marion
UULU IU rtbl) UN b'AWUUSi INSTEAD
county wants umger nermann re
turned to Congress and that county
will send a Herman delegation to the
congressional convention.- tne re
port also comes from other counties
in the north end of the district that,
although last year they favored
another, are now for the Douglas
county man. The complete vindica
tion of Mr. Hermann m all matters
on which he and Secretary Hitchcock
disagreed anu tne iact tnat it was
Mr. Hermann who had championed
the ngnts oi tne actual settler as
aitainst the greed of the big lumber
and railroad corporations has made
for him many friends and his renom
ination is now practically assured
The names of none of the men, who
last year were opponents of Mr. Her
mann in the convention, will bo pre
sented this year thus showing that
there is a unityof feeling through
out the district for Mr. Hermann.
Citizen &' Mass Meeting.
auoui ;uu citizens oi itoseunrg as
sembled at the court house Monday
evening in answer to a published call
for the purpose of protesting against the
proposed new water and light rates.
which tho Umpqua Water. Light &
i'owor Co.. of this city propose to put
inio eneci. Aiinougu me meeting was
called for 7:30 p. m. it was near
o clock before the restless spectators
were called to order by Attorney John
Long, who briefly stated tho object of
the meeting and called for nominations
for a chairman aud secretarv. Mr.
Long was elected chairman and J. A
Buchanan, secretary. V. V. Cardweli
was placed in nomination for secretary.
but declined., stating that ho hail been
gathering statistics on tho water and
light rates in the various towns in Ore
gon, for the past week and had prepared
a statement bised on an Interview with
Mr. Blakely, which he wished to parent
lateral the meeting.
After the officers were elected there
was a long pause broken by a voice from
the assemblage asking for the reading
of Mr. CnrdwelPs report.
Mr. Card well ma 1c a few remarks be
fore presenting his report, which, with
his recommendations and views, were
jested by the company. In his report
of Mr. lllakley's interview the rates for
water and lights were as follows:
For one or anv number of faucets used
Tn aliou.-ie, exix-I'tlni; In bath and toilet
per month, f 1.50.
For bath and toilet, 50 cents each
ror irrigation, according to the area
on which water is tn be used.
ror lights, 25 cents apiece np to the
number of 10; all over 10 at the rate
iu cents t-acti. All houses using six
lights or more can be out on the meter
system if desired, in a few weeks.
meter can be rented at the rate of
cents per month or bought for $10.
Mr. Cardweli said "we must deter
mine whether the present rates are rea
sonable; if not, we must register a
kick big enough and long enough that
they will take some recognition of it.
The following was alio presented by
Mr. Cardweli in support of the company
to show that at the present time the
company has only COO water and light
consumers and are operating their plant
at the present time, al a loss of $50 per
month. This report was prepared by
Mr. Cardweli upon the statement of Mr.
Interest on bonds ." $1000 00
Current exjwnses -100 00
Maintenance and repairs 50 00
CLOSING OUT SALE
Cmm encing March 7 the W. C. Hildebrand Stele
f Merchandise will be
The balan ce f sfccK left will be shipped to our new
store in Washington. This offer will not hold good
for any definite length of time.
ASH & ATTWELL
Wo will capture e'en tho wind god,
And confine him in a cave;
And then, through our patent process
We the atmosphere will save ;
Thus we'll squeeze our little brother
When he tries his lungs to fill,
I'uta meter on his windpipe
And present our little bill
We will syndicate tho starlight,
And monopolize the moon I -Claim
a royalty on rest days,
A proprelary noon ;
For right of way through ocean's spray
We'll charge just what its worth ;
We'll drive our stakes around the !
In fact, we'll own the earth.
Mr. Cardweli arose to deny the asser
tion that the business men were assist-
.1. . ...i . . , -
ug inu company, wneu Jtr. iong inicr- 1
rupted him as follows: "Mr. Cardweli,
so that the people here may understand
you, I wish to ask, are you representing
Mr. Blakeley hero as his attorney?"
Before Mr. Cardweli could auswer he
was greeted with the jeers and hisses
of a portion of the audience. Mr Card-
ell remained upon his feet and after
Mr. Long had quieted the audience. Mr
Cardweli repudiated, the statement of
Mr. Zimmerman by asking the audience
if they believed that "such men as (here
ho named a number of the prominent .
merchants on Jackson street) are trying j
to rob you?" A voice replied "It looks
likeiL" "Oayou be'leve it?" asked i
Cardweli. "W'c do" answered a voice.
"Then vou are bigger fools than I i
thought you were," said Cardweli, "for
tho profits of tho merchants busint-s !
comes from you and yon are the on-s
he will assist, if he assists at all." '
Further discussion as to rates, meter.
etc., tero heard from -Mr. Cunnienn.-t.i, ,
Mr. Buchanan, Mr McCoy and .r. !
On motion of Mr. Zimmerman the
following committer; was appoinlfd
he Store That Does The Business
FISHER & BELLOWS COMPANY
Total... A $H50 00
300 water consumers averaging
300 light consumers averaging
$1.50 . 450.00
Business houses, power etc.... 225.00
City lights and water 200.00
Cardinal Del Val, papal secretary
of state, emphatically denies the re
port that a plot against the pope's
'life has been discovered. There hra
' been no increase of police guards.
(Special dispatch to the Roseburg Plaindealek.)
Salkm, Ore., March 31, 1904. 3:30 p. 111. After
caucussing all the week by the political enemies
of the Honorable Iiingcr Hermann to organize in
favor of Mr. Harris, the Republican County Conven
tion of Marion comity organized this morning by
electing the Honorable J. J. Murphy, chairman and C.
A. Mnrphy, secretary.
The committees on organization, apportionment
and resolutions arc controlled nbsolutelj' by tho Her
It will be late this afternoon before count' candi
dates are nominated.
Indications point to a solid Hermann delegation"
to the Congressional convention. Mr. Harris has
been on the ground, making a personal fight, since
yesterday afternoon, but Iias accomplished very little
to stem the Hermann floid
"If this statement is true," said Mr.
Cardweli, "wo have no kick coming.
Mr. Blakeley has authorized mo to say
that the plants aro for sale at tho same
price paid for them."
Mr. Zimmerman spoke: "I havo it
on good authority that the company
bought those pjants for $125,000. They
must havo let tho stock la' out in tho
rain until it was watored and swelled up
to $200,000. Of conrso thoy are perfect
ly willing to sell the plant and make
"I understand," continued Mr. Zim
merman, "that tho company is offering
the morchauts of this town specially low
rates to keep thorn out of tho fight. If
t hat is truo thoy aro no better than tho
corporation and thoy should bo boy
cotted by all workingmon, because tho
workingmou will havo to mako np tho
difference in tho rate"
At tho suggestion of Mr. Zimmerman
tho following poem wns road by tho sec
TIIK OWN KIM OK TUB UXIVKRSB.
Let us corner up tho sunbeams
Lying nil around our path;
Get a trust on wheat nnd roses,
Give tho poor tho thon.o a ul chaff.
Lot ub find our chiofest pknauro
Hoarding bounties of today,
So tho poor Bhall havo scant mo.isuro
And two prices havo to pay.
Yes, wo'll reservoir tho rlvors,
And wo'll levy on tho lakes,
And wo'll lay a trilling toil-tax
On each poor man who partakes ;
We'll brand his number on him
That ho'll carry through his life;
Wo'll apprentice all his chllldren,
Get a mortgage on his wifo.
draft resolutions asking for the com- gH
uanv to crant a new sclR-dule: F. M. j&
Beard, A. J. Bellows, K. Zimmi'rmnn j
and A. N. Orcutt. !
nesourrioss a doited.
We, your committee on resolutions, j
would report as follows: ;
llevltl. ay the citizen ol Kosetmrj: ' i
111 uia?s im.t:iiii as-vmuivu ;
That inasmuch as wo feel the rxttt 1
for water and lights proposed by the.',
new company are unnecessarily high '
and burdensome to the people of Koc-;
burg, and unreasonable as compared 't
with what the service sho lid Cv.tt the
company to furnish it; and that while: a
we are not opposed to paying a fair and .
reasonable rate for the service, we are ,
opposed to paying cxhorbitant prices, j
Jk it Utfotml, That we believe the J
following rates would" be amply Miffi-'
cient to comensate the company, aud
woutd be reasonable and acceptable to J
the people. i
WATER RATE. !
For household purposes, pur month $1 00 j J
For tub, per month 50 j
For toilet " ....fcO'J
For lawn ' (one lot or less-) 50
By meter, 10c per thousand walls.
Flat rate $1 for five lights, or les-s;
for lamps over five, 20c each up to ten ;
for lamps over ten, 10c each additional
The nbove rate for lfi candle power or
above or lwlow that in proportion.
F. M. 1KAK1,
The resolutions were adopted.
Upon motion tho chair also app tinted
tho following genllemen to canvass the
number of water andJight consumers:
First ward P. M. Matthews and Dan
Fisher; second ward Maurice Moore
and Sam Rast; third ward L. D. Carle,
G. W. Kezartce; 4th ward 11. J. Wil
kins and V. S. Patterson ; West Rose
burg, A J. Bellows; North Roseburg
The meeting adjourned.
It doesn't require any considerable ex
pense to wear good clothes if you exercise
good judgment in selecting from thor
oughly reliable and correctly priced stocks
such as ours. The Fall and Winter dis
play is at it s best. Styles and materials
to please the most critical. Prices 25 per
cent less than 3'ou will pay at other stores.
We call particular attention to bur line of
Oregon Cashmeres, Fancy Worsted, Fan
cy Cheviot and Thibet suites. All our
suits from $12.00 up have non-breakable
front. Hand padded Shoulders and Hand
Tailored Collars. All are Union Made
and marked at from $5 to $18
MSNS' OVERCOATS. A remark
able line of the leading styles in a.l the
newest mixtures aud plain materials,
$7.50 to $20.00.
MEW'S KAIIff GOATS. We W-
everything that is good and that w 11 turn
rain. $2.25 to 15.00.
Boys' Suits, Boys' Overcoats a -d r. com
plete stock of
General M rchandise.
Write for Prices and Samples
Albany Batter Every Day
2 per cent of the amount of all pur
chases we give oar customers in coupons
to buy beautifully decorated porcelain dishes.
Fresh. Eggs and
C. P. DAVIS
Successor to J. M. Fletcher
Near the Depot
Private free delivery to all parts of city aud suburbs
As the boiling of tho political pot be
gins to bo in evidence, tho Mail will
suggest that tho Republicans of Coot
county manage their own affairs this
trip. There seems to bo no good reason
why tho Republicans who "have always
been Republicans," who aro Rcpuili
cans " from principle aud not from pol
icy," should not bo ahlo to 1111 n:go the
affairs of tho parly without very much
assistance from ex-Democrats or ex
Populist, whoso conversion lies under
tho suspicion of having boon mainly
dictated by self-interest. Tho assist
ance and votes of all converts are wel
come and are highly appreciated, but
when it comes to tho management of
party affairs, let them bo attendo I to by
tho "tried and true." Wurshtiold Mail
Tho Mail gives a barrel full of good
political advico in the above few lines,
but wo would like to add this small
quota to it. .Beware of tho republi
can who boasts that ho has scores of
democrats who will vote for him for
oflice for he is either a fake republi
can or n fool.
HEATH & MILLI.GAN
Best Prepared P;inf
-vw, X dill 1,
RAILWAY WHITE LEAD
OILS, YARNISliES, BRUSHES
S. K. SYKES,
Roseburg, - Oregon
W. C. Tipton is again co.dincd to his
bed with a severe iittnck of rheumatism
2n Chicago or Kansas
City or Texas or any
where else, for whom
you want to buy a ticket
o this city?
If you have, call at
this office and let us
-range matters for you.
You deposit with us
enough money to cover
transportation, as also
incidental expenses of
the journey; we do the
k B. r)RHAM,
0 Third Si,