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ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY; OREGON, MONDAY, JUNE G, 1904.
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Patronage is respect full solicited.
Private Free Delivery to All Parts of the City
OPP PASSENGER DAPOT
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Roosevelt by Acclamation.
The following is a list of the states
instructed and uninstriicted for Roose
velt for President.
Instructed for Roosevelt:
Alabama .'IT..1. 22
Alaska ". 4
Indian Territory G
2 CAR LOADS 2
Mitcliell Farm. Wagons
Surreys, Buggies, H acks
Champion Binders, Mowers,
Beapers, Hay Rakes, Etc.
We can save you n.oney -n anything in the Wagon or
Impit'inert lir.c. ( i .- a .ha. .;. -o figure with
ynu at v.. t.'; ivsict it.
J. F. Barker & Co.,
Giocers, Phone 201
ints to Housewives.
Half the battl-e in good cooking is to have good
And to get them promptly when 3ou order them. Call up
Phone iSio. 181 for good goods and good service.
C. W. PARKS & CO.
North Dakota S
Porto Rico 2
South Carolina IS
South Dakota S
West Virginia 12
Dist of Columbia 2
I . uisiana G
i aSOli 11. 1 I
New Hampshire 4
New Jersey 24
New York 22
Rhode Island S
W'ocl Vir.rlnifi O I
France and the Vatican.
HAVE YOU VISITED
I W iflslows
A Fine Line of
Prompt & Neat Repairing
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A LARGE LOT OF
At Marsters' Drug Store
A CAR LOAD OF
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U IU IT I i U
Of Superior Quality
lhe severance ot diplomatic re
lations between France and the Vat
ican and the withdrawal of the French
ambassador from the Papal court
seems to presage a holy war and the
separation of church and state so far
as t ranee is concerned. The cause
of the rupture was primarily President
Loubet's visit to Rome. The Pope's
objection to the visit of the French
President to Victor Emmanuel III.
was couched in such language that
France could hardly fail to take
cognizance of it. From the Pope's
point of view the visit was a recog
nition of the usurping house of Savoy
and such a recognition was an affront
to the Vatican. Jusc whether Presi
dent Loubet should have refrained
lrom visiting the King ot Italy or
whether the Pope should have con
cealed his displeasure in the interests
of peace is a question which will
doubtless be debated in diplomatic
and deliberative circles for years to
come. It is claimed that the Pope
was indiscreet in giving voice to his
displeasure in such terms as he em
ployed. The result is a rupture
which is to be deplored, not that it
really means anything, except that
harmony is always much pleasanter
T ra i ntz i
ii ft "a sour j&ancneb ana iimoer
3 LflSl Lands with me. : : : :
R. R. JOHNSON,
HAVE EASTERN CUSTOMERS OFFICE IN MARKS BLOCK.
AND CAN SELL ROSEBURG, OR.
Yhe,n a man, die3 alj tlat he takes
with him is hjs character. Ilia money
and hfa pleasures are left. Put a
nail in the character proposition. It
is worth thinking about. Men have
different ambitions in life, but the
best is to establish an unblemished
character, so clean that there can be
no taint connected with it. Other
things offer nothing that can offset
it. Try it. Albany Democrat
M 0 W E DB Y SHOT
JAPANESE SHOW GREAT COURAGE
BROWN MEN ARE 80 THICK THEY HAVE TO STAND
IN THE SEA-MOVE UP AS
Wei Hai Wei, June 3. I have just returned
from au exteuded trip on board the steamer Haimum
to Kiuchon Bay, where I was able to gleau many ad
ditional facts relative ift' tWb recent engagement near
that place. I Was fortunate enough to meet au eye
witness to the entire battle,, and he cleared up a num
ber of doubtful points regarding the movements pre
liminary to the ordering of the general assalilt. At
mid-day of May 26, the Kiuchou Peninsula presented
a scene of unprecedented activity, and a military spec
tacle seldom equaled, 40,000 Japanese troops being
massed behind the western spur of Mount Sampson
and uuder such small cover as was afforded by the
Suchiatun Twin peaks. The Japanese forces were act
ually within 2000 yards of the Russian works, aud
there was so little room to deplo on the Isthmus that
entire batallious of the Japanese troops had to stand
waiting waist deep in the sea until enough of their
comrades had fallen before Russian bullets to secure
for them a foothold t-u land.
Waiting Time Most Trying.
The wailing time was most trying, the shells
from Russian batteries massed upou the heights
ploughing iuto the serried ranks of the Japanese, and
there was little cessation until the Japanese batteries
were brought into action from Chilichwang and the
Kauchiayau fl its, while the guus of the fleet kept the
line of Russian works fringed with bursting projec
tiles, which eventually saved the main bod of the
It was mid-da when the Russiau fire from vhe
peaks of Mauchiaying village seemed to slacken, and
almost immediately afterward the Japanese batteries
made their appearance between the Suchiantuu range.
They were to make a desperate effort to carry
the nearest Russian works. In the open, absolutely
without cover, they poured au accurate fire into the
Russian position, and a half hour later the order for a
charge upon Mauchiaying wms given the waiting in
fantry massed upon the isthmus.
Like hounds released from the leash, the little
brown men started across the intervening space while
the guns of the Russians poured down hundreds of
explosive shells, but without iu any way cheeking
Mowed Down like Grass.
Reaching the first line of hills, which afforded
cover, the Japanese infantry halted long enough to fill
up the gaps in their shattered Hues, and then swept
up the slope toward the Russiau guns. Human power,
however, could not have carried the Russian position
at this time, and the Japanese infantry was hurled
back, shattered and defeated. Bullets from the Rus
sian infantry in the trenches and from the machine
guns at the top of the slope moved down the slope
mowed down the Japanese like grass. A few who
seemed to bear chr.nued lives managed to stagger half
way up the hill t what seemed to be a depression
that would afford cover from the rain of bullets. But
it was a vain hope, as it was here that the Russians
had strung their barbed wire obstruction, which it was
impossible to pass.
The Japanese column melted like solder before a
plumber's blowpipe and within 15 minutes the entire
body of men engaged in the charge had ceased to exist,
except as a trail of multilated bodies at the foot of the
Rusrsiau entrenchments. Seeing the failure of this
movement, the Japanese gunboats and supporting
artillery concentrated their whole fire on the one point
where General Oku had determined to drive home
the wedge with which he expected to opm the entire
structure of the defense.
The fire was so deadly that by evening the works
were practicable for a general who had such troops as
the Japanese, and who was willing to take the respon
sibility of such fearful losses as must necessarily fol
low. The second charge was successful, as the Japan
ese were able to get within bayonet length of the enemy
and the latter fled, leaving their cannon to the foe.
I learn that it was the mining ship Amur which
laid the miues that destroyed the Ilatsuse. On the
morning of the catastrophe a Japanese gunboat flotilla,
cut her and her escort off. I can learn nothing more
of their fate, but suspect that they su,cqoodo( in slip
ping back into, Port Arthur,
Pqrt Arthur refugees state that the native and
civilian population get only such food as arrives on
junks from Chinese ports, or what they have received
secretly. The military authorities requisitioned all
available food. On half rations, it is estimated that
the garrison has euoujrh for five mouths.
The five damaged warships moored at the Port
Artuur jetties have been denuded of every thiug mova
ble. Lieuteuaut-General Stoessel retains a large
number of junks in the roadstead. The object of this
measure can only be ccinjecturqd.
The Lion Roars while the Bear sucks
There is no longer any official con
cealment of the fact that Great
Britain is at war with Thibet. On
May 17 in the House of Lords, in re
plying to a question, Lord Hardwicke,
Under Secretary for War, made this
statement and claimed that until the
government had by force of arms
vindicted its position he did not think
it ought to be called on to give a
definite pledge as to what form of
aettlem.ent would follow the end of
hostilities. ReporLs direct from Thi
bet are that up to date the Uritish
casualties have been thirty-seven
while the number of Thibetans killed
or wounded runs up in four figures.
On May 19 the Thibetans occupied
several villages in the rear of the,
British expedition, blocking communi-'
cations. They ambuscaded eight
mounted infantry who were convey
ing the daily post. Reenforcements
were despatched and they repulsed
the Thibetans, punishing them se
verely. A Sepoy was killed and
two were wounded. Previously the
British attacked the Thibetans, who
were occupying a post north of
Gyangtse, defeating them with severe
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Facts Worth Knowing About
feet at the
F-stimated cost of
Amount paid French Company for
length of canal 4G
from 250 to 500
top, the bottom width being 150 feet.
There will be five twin locks of
concrete masonry, each lock 73S feet
ong and 82 feet wide, with a lifting !
capacity of 30 to 32 feet.
1 jke Bolito (artificial) covers 31
Iake Alhaguela (artificial) covers
5,900 acres, and will furnish motive
power for operating the locks and
ightening the canal from ocean to
ocean. L5uince lrom .New tone to
San Francuco bv old route 13,714
miles; by route through the canal
Instance from New York to Manila
by present route via San Francisco
and Yokahoma, 19,530 miles.
I instance from New York to Manila
by Panama Canal via San Francisco i
and Yokahoma, 11,585. 1
Distance saved in a sailing trip
around the world from New York bv
the new route through the Panama
Distance from Liverpool to Manila
by the Suez Canal, 9,653 miles.
Distance from Liverpool to Manila
by the Panama Canal. 14,118 miles.
The Panama Canal was practically
begun in 1SS3 by the French Com
pany. They had completed about two-
fifths of the length, when, because of
fraudulent management the Company
failed, and the work ceased in 1SS9.
R. W- FENN,
Lately with the tfovernmintraphical and Keoloealjrarveylof Braxfl
Sonth America.) '
U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor
Office over Postoffice. ROSHBOFJG, OIEGOtf. Correspondence solicited
Ever' day brings something now in Spring Goods.
VIOLE the latest thing in dress goods for suits
Skirts and Waists.
Also the "Cotton Crepe" we are the only ones in
the city who have imported this goods direct from
Japan. It comes in all colors and will sell for 20cts
WOLLENBLRG BROS., Phone 801.
Watches, CIocKs, Jewelry
Diamonds and Silverware
Curing the Leper.
The statement that the Louisiana
Leper's Home has dischared as cured
a leper patient has an added interest
for the United States in these "ex
The Louisiana leper colony is small
and not increasing, cases are rarely
seen in New York and San Francisco
has learned not to fear an occasional
victim, so that within the mainland
Republic the disease is of little ac
count. But Hawaii is ' erribly handi
capped by leprosy and we rule "out
side the Constitution" tin the Philip
pines a large number of spotted men
as well as millions of "little brown
Much has been done to limit lepro
sy by quarantines. The mediaeva
leper, hooded from sight, shaking his
rattle and crying out "Unclean!" in
warning he has begged for alms, long
ago disappeared. Separation Is now
in all civilized lands insisted upon
The disease is not highly contagious
Doctors and nurses work among lep
ers with scarcely more fear of the
disease than they might feel in
The bacillus of leprosy has been
identified by Dr. Hansen, of Norway,
but the Louisianaian cure was not ac
complished through any "white mag-
ic ot inoculation, out by tnose oral
nary precautions of cleanliness, good
food and pure air which have proved
their efficacy as preventives.
Uur uovernment in Hawaii has. n
ready succeeded in greatlv diminish
ing the number of now cases. Child
ren ol the loprous do not now
always contract tho diseaso if kept
away from contagion. If in addition
those who are already unclean may
be made whole the scourge of human
ity for 3000 years may soon be shorn.
! of most of its terrors.
Pratical WatchmaKer, Jeweler, Optician.
F. W. BENSON.
Douglas County Bank,
Batablinlned 1883. Incorporated xoox
Capital Stock, $50,000.00.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
F. W. BENSON. R. A. BOOTH J. H. BOOTH. 3. T. BRIDGES
JOS. LI ON3, A. C. MABSTEBS K. L. JtllXKR.
A general banking business transacted, and customers given e-rery
accommodation consistent with safe and conservatire banking.
Bank open from nine to twelve and from one to three.
Mouut Nebo Dairy
W. S. WRIGHT & SON, Prop
solicits the patronage of the citizens of Rosebnrg.
A specialty is made of pure milk fresh from the
cows every morning and evening.
Please leave orders at M.DeVaney's Restaurant
or drop a postal card iu the post-office.
All orders promptly attended to. 38-im
Is now prepared to do all kinds of machinist work,
such as turning, milling, drilling, grinding, buff
ing and polishing. Saws gummed, knives ground,
shears ground, clippers ground on John, Van Ben
sclmten clipper grinder.