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About The Plaindealer. (Roseburg, Or.) 1870-190? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 22, 1904)
HOLJDAY SEASON 1904
New Things Suitable For Holiday Gifts are Now In and are Constantly Arriving
UptoDate People The Wise Person
Do not give useless articles forpres
ents but give something that will
be appreciated. . .
Will select their goods early when
they can have the advantage of a
full stock .
Silk Piece Goods,
Silk front Shirts,
Silk Bab- Hoods,
Century Santa Claus Suggests
l Sotton Hosiery,
Cotton Piece Goods,
Cotton Uni! reikis.
Cotton Fancy Work,
Linen Table Cloths,
Linen Piece Goods,
Linen Children's Goods,
And numerous other useful articles suitable
presents constantly on hand at
THE PEOPLES STORE
I Woolen Waists,
Woolen Dress Goods,
I. ABRAHAM, Proprietor
Told in Side Heads.
W. E. Clinginpsel's Return. W. E.
Cli-i ji'iip.!, the jeweler, has returned
to Koselmr since looking after
hi interests in the Impoved Mineral
S e t,-r C imp my, which is introducing
liitfrr SfMfml TJ Maurice Blnh
pr I, fornit . ly of Roselmr, but no v of
Spokane. A ?mel:er of this design vas
built at Tnrkville, Stevens counly,
Washington, last fall and was to have
been ' blown in" last Wednesday, but
on account of the intense heat gen-rated
in the process, which Hire tenea tie
destruction of the adjoining wooden
framework of the stru ture, the test
had to he delayed pending the replacing
of the wooden frame work with steel or
iron This work will, be completed by
the middle of Janu try, when a success
ful test seems assured. Mr. Blanehard,
being ill at Spokane was unable to be
pre-ent at the recent teat, but expects
t j le present nest time. Mr. Ciingen
peel has decided to re-locate in Roseburg
an 1 again euage ia the jewelry a:id
watch repairing business. His many
old patrons and friends will find him in
the Flint building prepare 1 to look after
their wants ia his line of work, w.iich
he fullv guarantees, lie will soon have
on display a fine line of jewelry and
watches Call and see him
A Busy Place Just now Hire A Rice,
the house furnishers, with their several
assistants have no trouble in keeping
busy, their place ln'inj holiday head
quarters for gift p'r !;aerp. It is here
where the useful as well as beautiful
aud appropriate presents are found,
suitable for both fexes and all classes
Hiid where the prices are a attractive as
Anything else where g 1- are marke 1
down t suit the porket Itook. Call aud
Local and Personal.
An Erior. In reporting the acci lent
which befell Cbas. Harmon at Riddle
Sunday, which lesulted in the loss of
his left foot above the ankle by being
crushed by a car wheel, we stated that
he is the son of A. D. when we intended
to say C H. Harmon of Roseburg.
Strawberry Plants for Sale. Excel
sior aud N ileon strawberry plants, 50
cents per hundred, or $2.50 per 1000
f. o. b. Address J. H. Younce, Dillard,
City Ownership Meeting. A public
meeting is called for Friday evening at
the City Hall, for the purpose of dis
cussing and taking some definite action
looking toward the municipal ownership
of the local water a. i light plants.
Every body invited.
Sp:aks Out In Meeting The Oak
land Commercial Club will ask the conn
ty court to contribute $1000 at least to
ward making a crelitaMe county ex
hibit at the Portland Exposition.
That's a modest snm.
Osteopathy cures I.atitippo.
Only one week until ChiiMn.a.
J. P. Johnson, dentist. Grain l ui'd
Throat troubles are jtermauenlty c ni
Gold crown and br dge work of best
quality by Dr. Strange.
See tTie Pittsburg Perfect Wire fenc
ing at S. K. Sykes. Electric welded.
Xow is the time to bny Holiday goods
you can get what you want at B. K.
S ee Sykes & Carroll and get their
prices on plumbing ami tinning before
A. S. Spe
at least for the winter.
Engineer and Mn J. A. Merriman
have gone to their farm near Vancou-
. ver, Wsh , to spend the holidays.
For women's diseases try Osteopathy
Christmas shopping promises to be
lively till. week
Robt. Eicleston, of Rucklea, was a
Roseburg visitor Wedueeday.
l-et the teoalh do the work. You
will be pleased with the results.
Mrs. Edward Settle, of Oakland, lias
leen a guest of .Mrs L. B. Moore this
Paul Bruckner, of MeliMee, was look
after holiday investments in town
How beat to get good roads is a big
question that ought to be kept to the
front until solved.
cer, of Snohomish. Wash.,
in Rosehii-e with his family
Good Business Proposition A nice
clean stock of Confectioneries, Tobaccos
and Fixtures, good location next door to
post office, for sale. Inquire of J. V.
Thornton, Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Steers for Sale 60 head of two and
three year o d steers at 2J2 cents
to J. H. Hawliv,
Wanted. A pples,
Must be free from
trade, A. D. Clink.
abut 500 boxes,
worms, Cash or
Coats Wanted. Will pay cash for
or 30 head of nannie goats. Apply
L. M. Jackques, Drew, Oie.
Commence practicing on writing 05.
The Plaindealer wishes all of its
readers a Merry Christmas.
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juiy i u niuir ua f in vtinuii iij ,ut
ready for the greatest of all bolidav s
Are there any people in J Roseburg
without the common necessaries of life? j
If so, this is a good time to locate them ,
and supply them. This is the true j
In the write-up of the Drain pcultry j
exhibit last Monday, Harlan says we
mentioned his sMcfeaaf as S C. White
Wyandotte when it should have been R.
C. White Wyandotts.
John Livingstone of Peel was in town
Tuesday looking after some investments
n no. May gois tie also enjoyed a
pleasant visit with his old Missouri
friend, D. R. Shambrook.
F. M. Howard and family late of Ala
bama, have located on part of the Conn
place down the river Mr. Howard
called and had his name enrolled on the
Plaindealer subscription list Wednes
day. Oregon prunes grown in this countv
and packed in Roseburg received the
gold medal at the St. l.ouis exposition.
The China Pheasant, br ind of prunes
packed at Salem als i received a gold
Mrs. 1. M. Surk li u a lemon tree
two feet high at Elkton with four I irge
lemons and some blossoms on it. She
has picked a niimper of lemons from
the tree, and of the four mentioned the
largest is 13! in he- in circumference
and the smallest lO'-i inches.
J. E. Sawyers, lawyer
public. Office up stairs
County Bank Building.
W. P King has returned from a lim
1 er cruising trip in the coast forests of
' Douglas and Coos counties.
ticorge Pitts, the prune grower of
near Myrtle t'reek, was transacting
i business at the countv seat Tuesday.
For the best dental work atmut rea ' John Livingston and Lafe Fugles, of
sonable prices, go to Dr. Strange in the Peel, were putting in winter supplies
little brick opposite Slocum's hall. and holiday go-ds in Rosebuig the first
of the week.
After a brief i-it with her daughter,
Mrs. J T. Bridges, in R'-seburc. Mrs
M. K. Hoh field returned to her home at
; Drain Tuesday.
n.,0 1 round hilt- strolling ,.iwn Shen
I-adies only can call at S. K
and set a number free on a
machine to be given away on Januarv
Ira B Riddle, the well-known attor
ney ol the town which hear hi
There are no ethers who
are as well pre pared to fur-
nish yourfX-mas presents as
we are the Home Cheerers
and House Furnishers.,
To One and All
Rice & Rice
All that heart could wish. A suitable present for any member
of the family. Swell Chairs, Rockers, Cushions, Beds, Sideborrds,
Buffette, Fancy China and Silverware. An ything that's good for the
home we have it Send us your orders.
was transacting business in Roseburg
Don't make the same mistake again
Come in and you will find bargains
equal to those of last year. Put on yonr
bat and coat and come now to S
The famous Black Patti TrWhhadonrs
is the next attraction at the Rosebirg
Theater. Wednesdav evening Dec 28
It is a high clars, genteel musical co
mpany. We will pay 32 cents in trade or 30 cents
cash for your eggs. Bring them in, also
your batter and chickens A
near depot. jlp
Dr H L Studley. Osteopathic physi
cian. Dr. Almeda J. McCall. assistant
in obstetrics and diseases of women.
Phone or call at office in Abraham
bldg. Consultation Free. tf
Miss Clara Thompson went to Rose
burg todav, where she intends to pnt
the "Husking Pee" before the foot
lights She deserves success iu her
venture says Monday's Eugene
W. E Clingenpeel, the jeweler ia a
practical optician and is prepred to
tet your eyes and fit glasses He in
also prepared to engrave watches and
all kind of jewelery. Prices very rea
The Evangelist, Rev. .1
came out Monday from Mvrtle Point,
where he has been conducting success-
I fnl meetings, to spend the holidays at
I his Brownsville home after which he
will resume his work. Editor Roberts,
we understand, still persists in treading
the broad path.
Mrs. L. Salzman, of Saginaw, will
succeed to the management of the hoard
ing and lodging house on the Gilliland
property in this city which h'S been
conducted by the family of F. Ixng, the
harness maker, who will now move to
Portland to reside.
Sykes & Carroll hive moved thei
plumbing shop from the old Flook
building on Main street to No 21!) Jack
son sirnei, me nuiioing lormerly oc
cupied by F. E H inds Cigar Store, Htid
are prepared to handle anything in the
plumbing and tinning line. Phone No
261. 77 tf
Special ssles by Steans & Chenowith
! M'i L ' Q i il i ml Vnnn.ll. U'l.Un. 1
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sewinif machines $15 00 and up ; water
pipe; wire, plain and barbed j cut and
wire nails; the only guaranteed black
smith coal ; two carloads Page woven
wire fence, the only tempered wire feme
for sale. n3 tf
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Shram and E. B
Chapman, of Glide; Mr. and Mrs. W.
E. Chapman and R. L. Cannon of
Lurley ; J. W. and F. M. Conn, of Mel
rose; H. L. Engles and wife, John and
M. A. Livingston, Jas. Leinmon, A
Matthews and wife, of Peel; E. A.John
i son, Drain ; Lewis Weaver, Canyonville
Fred Fisher, Myrtle Creek, were all
I transacting business in Roseburg Tues-
Voted a 12 Mill Tax to Pay Off In
debtedness and Insure Nine
Months School Term
At a special meeting of taxpayers of
school district No. 4, held at the public
school building in Roseburg Tuesday af
ternoon, a tax levy of 12 mills for the
purpose of defraying the expense of a
nine months term of school, commenc
ing in the fall of 1U05, and to pay off the
present indebtedness was voted. Con
trary to the wisht 8 of the board few of
the taxpayers attended the meeting,
therefore there should not ami probably
will not be any opposition to the action
of the few legal voters, who attended the
Director Strong read a prepard state
ment showing that it was necessary to
raise $15,875 for the purposes ns detailed
below. He also read the statement of
the county clerk, showing that the as
sessable property in the district was
$600,679. On the basis of the two
amounts, Mr. Strong recommended a 12
mill tax levy Director Flook made a
motion to that effect, and upon being
seconded by Mr. Stanton, it was put to
a vote by ballot.
The levy voted is an increase of 7
mills over that voted for the ensuing
term of school.
The high increase in the levy is made
necessary by the small increase in the
valuation of assessable property, which
is only a little over $43,000 in excess of
the valuation five years ago, whereas
the school expenses have increased
much greater in proportion since that
Salaries of 18 teachers and two
Additional desk needed, both
schools ... IV)
Chalk and erasers, both schools. . 50
Wood, both school 500
Power for High school venti ation 100
Interest on bonds, both srhools 1400
Water, both schools .. 125
New closets, lower school 150
Expense on High School fnrni-h-ings
outside of buildiug contract
together with numerous inciden
tals for both schools 3300
HOW TO SPEND IT
In going over our Boys' and Children's Clothing Stock, we found a great many
odd suits, small lots
priced them as follows.
and some which were slow to move. We have
Boys' Long Pants Suits
(AGE FIFTEEN TO TWKNTY YEARS;
These suits are assorted into two lots
LOT ONE contains some all wool suits
a few slightly shell worn. Formerly
sold for from $5.00 to $7.50.
LOT TWO. All wool heavy and light
weight suits, excellent for every day or
School suits, worth from $6.00 to $9.00.
Little Boys' Knee Pants Suits
AGE FOUR TO EIGHT YEARS)
$2.00 to $2.25 Suits going for $1.50
2.50 " " " 2JOO
3.50 " 4.00 " " - 2.50
4.50 " 5-QQ " " " 3 & 3-5Q
Boys' Knee Pants Suits
(ASBJU8HT TO SIXTEEN YEARS)
$2.50 to $2.75 suits going for $1.50
3-oo ' " " 2.00
3-50 " " " 2.2s
4.00 " 4.50 u " 2.50 & 3
5.00 " 5.50 " " " 3.50 & 4
Men's Heavy Brown Wool Underwear. All sizes
or $1.35 the suit.
1 Shoes' narrow and medium toes, $2 50 and $3.00 values.
Bl .ir $1.00 value- 1m "0 cents the garment
s zes i to 6, while tbey last $1.50
l Ttt.t -
IP A TRUE TEST
Our candies are the
highest grade goods in
town, t'omparis -n Is
the only true test and
the one we always win
out on. When it corned
t high grade and de
licious goods we have
to buy a
to buy a
to rent a
o ioa t tno
on nr 1.1
F F. Patterson,
t4 Bn ir
An Investment Which Will
a Perpetuated Source
Profit and Pleasure.
dan St. Sunday afternoon. I found the
nicest display of Xmas. candies in
; Koeebnnr, at J J Norman & Co.
John Egerg, of Dillard, was inter-
; viewing Santa Claus in Kosebunt Tues-
.j - . . . i . i . p.
j. iuj. nr rrrei i learn inai 3T. r,g
I gers is still suffering from rheumatism.
According to Vonday's Oregonian a
; marriage license was on that day issued
to F. B. Bridges, aged 29, and Jennie
j I-ondon, aged 19, in Portland. Miss
. London formerly resided in Koeeborg.
Send your name and address on a pos
tal to The New York Tribune Farmer,
D Clink -ew 1 ora y. 'of fee sample copy.
Alter reading it, lorwant $2.35 to the
Plaindealer, Koeeburg, Oregon, and we
will send both papera for a full year, tf
The Sunset Restaurant in the Rice A
Rice block h two very appetising win
dow displ.iys, whu'h demonstrates the
fact that it will be a good place to go
and wet your Christmas dinner in fact
t is a g'od phiee to pa to get a good,
wholesome BMaJ any day.
Very rhoLe fruit trees, all leading
Guard. 1 varieties. Spitzenherg and Yellow
Newton Pippin apples a specialty. All
guaranteed true to name and free from
i pests. For aa e at very reasonable prices
i by Poeehnrg Nnrseries, H. Schroten,
Rosebnrt, Oreiro tf
l.nur.-i . . Michaels, a prosperous
i young farmer of Days Creek, was trans-
E. Snyder i acting basintwa in Itoeeburg Tuesday.
He has been having a great deal of
trouble wiMi a Urge (toil on his wrist and
was consulting a Roseburg physician re
garding it. He reports a fine open sea
son in his part of the county Stock is
doing well and crops look splendid.
K-dit. woodruff, of Velroee, was
transacting business in Roseburg Tues
day. He says an attempt was made by
some miscreant recently to burn the
public school building in his neighbor
hood, the motive being beyond conject
ure. Shapings and careful preparations
for starting a fire in the building were
found, but the fire seemed to smoulder
and finally g" out of its own accord be
fore much d. image resulted.
The railroad men employed at Black
Butte mountain, north of Mount Shasta
in shoveling grnvel on the work trains,
have uncovered an immense body of ice,
supKeed to liHve lam there for many
thousand years, savs the Yreka, Cal.,
Journal. The railroad company Iisb
Iran rhuvels, rock breakers and a large
nmidier of men employed removing
giavel from this mountain for ballasting
the tracks, and consequently haul away
an extensive quan'ity of ground. This
body of ice is supposed to be the result
of an avalanche of snow in a prehistoric
age, now covered up ny a great amount
of ground sliding on top or else accumu
lating since. The ice is reported to be
of first cI. hs quality, and may prove ser
viceable to the railroad company for
their own use and for sale, If it develops
into a great ice quarry. It may possible
lie the foundation of the lull, which is
very high and looms up into a steep
I cone si m ped mounUan of soft gravel and
Don't fritter away the check father
nave you Chrit mas on trifies that will
soon I forgotten. Use it wisely.
Make a beg.niug with it on something
that will be a solid satisfaction in all the
coming years. Buy one of our holidav !
piano. The low prices and easy terms
at which we have been selling our beau
t if ul holiday instruments still contiuce I
A large number of our choicest ones are
still on hand, and our prices will never j
be lowjr nor terms easier than they are
now. Only $'.'5 for a start and $7. to $12
each month afterwards makes the fines
instrument we have yours I his means
one of the kind of pianos that has been
creating a marked impression the conn
try over on account of their exceptional
ly arUstic merit, case design and dur
ability. This is the season for making good be
ginnings, and there can be no better one
made than to provide the me ins of good
music and pleassnt entertainment in
Think about this before yon dispose of
that Christmas check and then c ine in
and eee about one of our pianos.
We pay no high salaried men, there
fore we can mantain our old motto,
"High Grade Goods, qtrck sales and
smallt proms." UJi
BURR'S MUSIC HOUSE.
We are doing business at the old
stand. If you want to buy. sell
or trade anything see - - - -
THE SECOND HAND MAN
A full stock of both new and sec
ond hand Furniture, Tin and
'Jranite W3re. Cook Stoves and
Wanted. $1000 worth of second
A fine stock of Harness. Whips,
Robes. Saddles and every thing in
the Harness line. My harness is
all hand made and guaranteed.
JACKSON ST BIODCETT'S OLD STAND
Ladies, you cannct find a more suitable
gift, or one more appreciated for your
gentleman friend than an up-to-date tie.
PATTERNS CENT'S HATS
Here is another Holiday Necessity for the
well dressed gentleman. No matter how
itylish the suit the appearance is not
striking without an up-to-date hat-
Yon Yonson Coming to Roseburg:
So play of recent ear has so much
uproarious fun and such genuine heart
interests as "Yon Yonsoa" in which the
late Gns Heege made U.th fame and for
tune before his untimely death a few
vears ago. It has been a difficult mat
ter to successfully replace this great dia
lect comedian, but Manager I. J. Ken
nedy has succeeded splendidly. He was
compelled to go to Kurope to do it, and
he is now more than pleased with hi
investment aud at the result of his labor.
He has secured Mr. Charles A. Royd. a
handsome young actor singer ai.d mu
sician, who is considered by all oddi to
Kx Senator Geo. L Shoup, Idaho's
graml old man, is dead.
A. K. Stockar of Drain, was a county
seat visitor Wednesday.
A dog taken to Crook county Kastern
Oregon by Roy Spaugh of IxtoKiug (ilass
recently returned home alone.
Rev. R. A. Reagan will preach at
Glide next Sunday at 11 a. m on Math-
ew's account of "Christ the babe."
A. O. Strickland is putting in a large
grain crop in Looking Glass valley this
fall. He visited Roseburg Wednesday.
The hotel at Creswell, Lane county,
was destroyed by fire Tuesday night,
loss about $2,000. It will be a serious
set back to the little town.
The Ladies Guild of the Episcopal
church wdl put on a home talent play
to be given in about two weeks. There
will be about 00 people in the cast and
it will be an elaborate production.
'Ay-Tank Yo Gat Wrows Falur!'
CROCKERY LEMON AND
GLASS WARE ORANGE PEEL
Anything yon need for a Fruit CaKe or Mince Meat
i J. F. BARKER CO. Phone 201
FULLERTON & RICHARDSON
ARE NOW DISPLAYING THEIR
L. I D A v a o o
The Cellers Sisters, who have for the
past few years conducted the Com
mercial hotel at Drain' expect to go out
of business the first of the year. The
hotel has been leased, we u't lerstand
to Mr. and Mrs. Meacham, the latter,
Miss Lillie Levins before her marriage
The Commercial enjoys a good patron-
Rice Hill District School closed Fri
day after a very successful term, with
Miss Alice Iarkiu aa teacher. Saturday
night the school gave an entertsinment
and rendered an excellent program.
Rice Hill furtdy has talent, and the
literary taste displayed upon this oc
casion reflects great credit on all parti
cipants, and bespeaks ability which if
properly developed, means success along
anv line of life work. The proceeds of
the box supper which followed was
about f22, to be used toward buying new
seats far the school house. Judging
from the good things contained in the
baskets, Rice Hill baa some excellent
cooks, but if in doubt, please attend one
of their most excellent entertainments
he the most popular player of diclect
roles ever sent to America. Ho is ver
satile and has enough personal magnet
ism to supply a dozen or more of the act
ors wheare supposed to posses this
quality to a large degre All the other
members of the company are as well
eouinned for their various roles, which
insures to the play goers f this city per
formances of rare smoothness when the
company comes to the Koseburi: theater
on Thursday evening, Dec. IMfc. The
play is staged with new scenic tHjuiv
men! and durimt each act a number of
refined specialties are introduced, in
cludirg the "lumbermen's" quartette.
On his return trip from Portland
Tuesday, Hon. .I T. Bridges was acvom
ianied bv his wife's sister, Mrs l.ooney
and husband, of Jefferson, who will en
joy a brief visit at the Bridges' home.
Quite a crowd of Roseburgers hav
signified their intention of attending the
grand concert and ball to be given in
Y'oung'e Hall at Oakland Friday even
ing Dec. 30. The Roseburg orchestra
will participate in the musical program.
It has been decided to hold a big staie
fair next year regardless of tho Portland
UP-TO-DATE AND OF FINE QUALITY
The Following Will Prove of Interest to Yoa
and Repay Inspection:
Dressing Cases of Ebony, Silver Mounted, French Stag
and Celluloid; Glove, Handkerchief ind Necktie Boxes in
Beautiful Designs. Fancy Perfume Atomizers, Hand Bags,
Card Cases, Cigar Cases, Japanese Enameled and Laqucr
Ware in Photograph, Handkerchief, Glove Boxes and Trays,
Pretty Work Boxes and Jewel Cases, German Plate Hand
Mirrors and a great variety of novelties V p
Our Display of Box Paper will deli frit yoa and the prices
will command your favorable attention.
FULLERTON & RICHARDSON
Near the Depot
Ira Harding of Cottage Grove was the
guest of J. P. Bishop last Saturday
Grade Daughertv is hauling the lum
ber for a residence which he expects to
build on his farm in east Yoncalla next
Mrs. McKinney who has been visiting
her daughters, .Mrs. Witt and Mrs.
Clark of Shoestring has returned to her
home at Cottage Orove.
Miss Klma Ambrose left Sunday even
ing lor Sacramento, 01 , where she ex-
i"Cts to marrv Oece I apps, a former
resident of tlii place. 1 lie best nf wish
es follow these vonng people on their
The Reliekah lodge of Yoncalla held
a special session last S .turday, and
initiated seven uk mbers into the mys
teries of this order. The new member"
are Sallie l ong, Sarah Rose, Mrs.
Strawn, Miss A gee. Miss Wbitaker, Ed
win Tullar, and Fred Applemte, Prof.
J. A. Davis of Oakland was Dresent at
Hon. A. t. Brown of Oakland was a
Roseburg visitor Tuesday. He says a
car load of dressed turkeys was shipped
from Oakland for the Christmas trade
for which 18 cents per pound was received.
Hon. R. A. Miller, the genial Colonel,
known to every Oregonian, ex-register
of the Oregon City land office and ex
politician, at one time democratic can
didate for Congress in opposition to Mr.
Hermann, bot who is now practicing
hw in Portland, is looking after busi
ness before the Roseburg land office to
day. The Plaindealer acknowledges a