The Plaindealer. (Roseburg, Or.) 1870-190?, February 20, 1905, Image 1

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Roseburg, Oregon
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No. 15
In the Senate After it Comes From
the Committe to Which It
Was Referred.
Uncle of Czar is Blown to Atoms
With Bomb Thrown by a
Russian Revolutionist '
j) Imnftealer.
The Local Option Law Remains the
Sauji as at the Last Elec
tion Vote 14 to 15.
Palem, Feb. 17. The time of the Sen
ate was taken Thursday and Kridav in
discussion of the Jayue bill to amend
the local option law.
The senate committee on education,
Haines, Loughary and Pierce, reported
a substitute that left the original bill as
it passed the house in unrecognizable
form. It was the local optioD bill
amended by its original friends.
On motion of Pierce the report on the
substitute was adopted. Malarkey ably
answered Pierce, who defended the edu
cation committee substitute. Malarkey
then moved that the Jayne bill and sub
stitute with amendment offered by Sen
ator Coe be referred to the committee
on judiciary. Vote 14 to 14. Decided
to refer by President. The judiciary
committee worked nearly all night on a
new bill, that was practically the Jayne
bill with amendments to remove objec
At 10:30 the bill was reported back
by the committee on judiciary, and the
second day's debate began by Milarkey.
On reference to judiciary committee the
Marion county senators voted against
the report of the committee on educa
tion. At 11 :15 the amendments to the
judiciary committee wore adopted, 15 to
14. Booth spoke and moved indefinite
postponement. Bowerruan and Kuy
kendall chanced their vote and it was
16 to 13.
The ayes on killing the Jaynes bill
were: Booth, Bowfrman, Carter, Co
show, Haines, Howe, Laycock, Lough
ary, McDonald, Milhr, Nottingham,
Pierce, Smith, Wheaidon, Wright. Kuy
kendall, 16.
Noei: Avery, Biownell, Coe, Ccke,
Croisan, Karrar, Hobson, Hodson, Hol
man, i.'alarkey. Rand, Sichel, Tuttle,
On the final vote Bowerman and Kuy
kendall changed on the ground that
there were not enough votes to pass the
Jayne bill as amended.
The most far reaching political com
bination was made to defeat the Jayne
bill. It was managed by the Democrats
in the senate with great skill. They
had the aid of McAllister, the Ohio
champion of the Anti-Saloon League,
the Prohibitionists and Mr. U'Ren, the
author of the initiative and referendum.
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Oregon Legislature Passes an Act
to Re-Establish This Ancient
Mode of Punishment.
The Marshfield Mail says Dr. Myers,
who lives at Lee, Coos eonnty, raises
some of the finest apple in Orgon. and
will have an exhibit at the Lewis and
Clark Exposition.
A box of assorted cherries was ship
ped East from the Sacramento Valley
Jan 13, which breaks all records for
early shipments of cherries from that
Salem. Eeb. 17. Oregon last night
joined New Jersey and several of the
other Eastern states when the House of
Representatives passed a bill providing
for the punishment of wife-leaters by
whipping. The measure was introduced
by Senator Sichel. The bill did not
pass the House ithout opiKsition, the
result of the vote showing 37 ayes and
16 naves. Vhi the bill will not go
into eff ct until after it has been signed
by the Oovernor, its enactment as a law
is assured, as the state's executive rec
ommended such legislation in his mes
sage to the two branches of the legis
lature. Linthicum earnestly advocated the
bill and referred to the excellent results
which had followed the enactment of a
similar law in Maryland. Wife-beating
had been common in that State until it
was made punishable by corporal pun
ishment, and then it ceased almost alto
gether. Mears also spoke in tehalf of
the biil, and instanced a MM which bad
occurred in Portland, where a man had
not onlv beaten his wife, but had stam
ped upon her face with corked boots:
such brutality, he declared, was proper
ly punishable with the lash.
Smith of Josephine opposed the bill,
on the ground that the enactment of
such a l.i w would lea relapse toward
barbarism. It was plain that Smith
had taken the unpopular end of the dis
cussi n. but he was not daunted by that
and made an eloquent protest against
the p.iesage of the bill. Linthicum re
plied warmly to Smith's arguments, in-'
sisting that a crime so revoltiong to hu
manity must be punished with unusual
Mr. Smith declared that such action
would be taking a step backwards in the
advancement of civilation. It would be
barbaric, inhuman and worthy of sav
ages and degenerates. He stated, how
eTer, wheD he had cooled down to a cer
tain extent, that his main objection was
to the clause which left the enforcement
of the whipping-posts to the discretion
of the court Thi", he stated would res
ult in the unjust discrimination between
1 the rich and poor man. The man with
influence, no matter how Jguilty, could
easily escaje punishment, while the
poor laborer would have to undergo the
humiliation and cruelty of being whip
ped like a dog, which would reflect Jon
i his wife and children,
President Tells Secretary Hitchcock
and Mr. Moody That They Must
Protect the Government.
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Washington. D. C. Feb. Ill There
was a conference at the White House
yesterday iu which the President. Sec
retary Hitehe.ick and Attorney-Oeneral
Moody participated. The President was
anxious to have a full statement of the
Government's cases against Senator
Mitchell and Representatives Hermann
and Williamson and of the grounds
upon which these indictments were se
cured. He was given as full an expla
nation as Mr. Hitchcock and Mr. Moody
could make. The President was deeply
interested. When all explanations were
made, he responded :
'These are grave charges which you
have brought against prominent Gov-'
rnment officials. You dec are the
facts justify them. I want to say to you ,
now that if, in view of what has trans
pired, you fail to make your charges 1
stick and allow the Government's cas?
to fail, vou will place the Government
in a very bad light. In running down
these frauds you have represented the j
United States Government, and it would
be a grave thing to m ke such serious i
charges and be unable to substantiate :
Havt Abundance of Proof
Secretary Hitchcock promptly replied:
Mr. President, so far as I am con
cerned, I have no fear. We have plen-1
tv of evidence to sustain the indict-
u.ents When the time comes we will i
bring forward an abundance of proof
and will le entieely vindicated."
I'resid-.nt Roosevelt has at all times j
given hi? Cabinet officers the widest lat
itude in their efforts to locate and bring j
to justice every person implicated in I
land frauds, regardless of his position or I
previous record. He has so far sus
tained Mr. Hitchcock in every move he j
has made, and he now holds Mr. Hitch
cock and Mr. Moody responsible for se
curing a successful termination to the ,
sensational indictmenrs which have
been brought through the joint efforts !
of their two departments. As indicated :
by the President, things have reached j
such a stage that there is no lacking
out ; the cases cannot be quashed, hut
nn-t all be brought to trial. He fully
realizes the seriousness of indicting any
man, and particularly a Senator or Rep
resentative in Congress.
will Insist oi Fair Trial
Since three memliers of the Oregon
delegation, along with other prominent
officials and citizens, have been brought
under a cloud of indictments, the Presi-
ient is determined that they shall have
a fair trial, and he will insist that the
Government fully show the grounds
upon which it asked for and securtd
these indictments. Other members of
the Cabinet agree with the President
that it is now up to Messrs. Hitchcock
and Moody to "make good," for if they
fail they lay the administration open to
Mitchell Will Serve Oat Term
In this connection the belief is ex
pressed in Washington that Senator
Mitchell will be able to hold on to his
seat in the Senate for the remaining two
years of his term. If he should be
found guilty in Judge Bellinger's court,
he will no doubt appeal, and it will be
all of two years before he exhausts the
resources at his command. Meantime,
like Senator Burton, he has a right to
retain his seat.
Sensetion in Cody Trial.
"Cheyenne, Feb 16. In the Cody di
vorce case today Mrs. C. A. Parker,
wife of a former foreman on the Cody
ranch, testified that there were no
houses of ill repute nor Indian villages
near McPherson, refuting the testimony
of Harry Blake, who swears Cody'fre-
quented the houses and was with an
Indian woman at McPherson. Witness
said she was compelled to send her
daughter away from the ranch because
of the foul language of Mrs. Cody, who
also drank considerably. She said Mrs.
Cody poisoned valuable dogs owned by
the colonel. She interferred with Fore
man Parker and finally drove him from
the ranch.
A profound sensation was sprung
when Mrs. Parker stated that Mrs
Cody had told her Cody had been too
intimate with prominent women . She
said she complained of being neglected
and charged Cody with intimate relat
ions with members of the royal family
of England and the wife of a prominent
eastern millionaire.
Read the Plaindealer for all the News
You will be pleased with the modern
method of treatment, Osteopathy. It
give permanent relief even to those
jcaaxs regarded as incurable.
OD writes His records not on fading scrolls.
But in the histories of noble souls.
He sends His messengers before His face.
ho mark new pathways for the human race.
e such there came to do the work divine.
ho gave to earth & modern Palestine.
republic underneath the sun
ah am we know as Washington.
DRED years the tongue of Time,
in passing, since he left us: yet. eholdy
In that brief day the land he brought to biri
HaafetoWn to be the leader of the e&rrht
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Of settlement Wo a. vast domain 7
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uwevi grfftotul tribute tohy memory?
l "His waa'tbe hand that tfave to her
Jeaihe torcjifreedom foryhe-ft
WV nt&tipnt. great and noble hear
hitKTtfso?&Sernqd bear" hrs-iartl
Syrlxatnples aLunselfishness
eeyarjhiesj in their dire distress.
the character superb. tLompftete:
in. success, but greater in defeat
the place
ThM carrier.
His wa the hartti ih'
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lav for the countrVs tfc
pose rmjhat would not bend.
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ised her crown.
the untried staie irVoeac efu! wiV s.
wisdom without rrice.
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And when at1a.t heseemw Vecutom harm
He left the chair of tettjLjCMifMIV fa,rm.
r Lookei? fkt hiy country aved his people blest.
A And toea. his labors done, lay down to rest.
Kansas is Jubilant
Channte, Kas , Feb. 18. The news
that President Koosevelt had personally
ordered an investigation of the Standard
Oil Company's methods in the Kansas
oil fields has caused a general jubilation
Oil producers say they have a mass of
testimony to submit to the government.
Indicted but not Guilty
Carriage is Demolished Murderer
is Arrested and Expresses
Satisfaction of Deed.
Moscow, Feb. 17 While Grand Duke
Sergius was driving today from the
Nicholas Palace through the Senate
Quarter his carriage was followed by
two cabs. At the Law Courts a sleigh
in which were two men, one of whom
was dressed as a workman, went quietly
Roseburg Correspondent to Port- Goble. Nehalem Pacific Changes ' th ndbDake,e mdm
tanH Tplpbram Dohachoc tko u i- r- . . .
3P -v.m..vj lianas nne BO0V Of Timber S i he sleigh then slowed up to allow
Included in the Deal.
Particulars of the Murder.
The Portland Telegram, through its
pedal corrondent at Koseburg, sum
iuel up the Roger case as follows in its
is-sue of Friday : One picture shows the
i chest before w hich Rogers is supposed
, to have tt-n standing when he received
i tte fatal shot, and the position in which
j the revolver is alleged to have fallen
after its discharge had fatally wounded
Portland, Feb. 18. A deal was con
summated yesterday by which the
Globe, Nehalem A Pacific Railroad and
a tract of 7000 acres of Columbia county
red fir is transferred to William Reid,
an extensive Michigan lumber operator,
the purchase price being in the neigh
borhood of i00,000. Mr. Reid pur-
chased the nrnrrtv 1rtn li . . c : . L
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"""'""K- "c r. S Stanley sliuws where he was found dead,
his head resting where the cross is
marked hi feet within the doorwav.
The cheet is of soft Oregon pine, ;
painted dark red, and 37!, inches long '
oj m-.. km wuie ana i-t
high. A rim runs around its bottom,
and a similar rim extends around the
top. It is supposed by those who
think the accidental discharge of Rogers
gun caused his death that the unfortu
nate man was getting something from
the chest and that his gun slipped out
from his bolster carried on his right
-ide under his arm, and struck its ham
mer on this rim as it fell thus causing
, discharge. This story further supposes
that Rogers grabbed for the weapon
with his right hand when he felt it slip-
ping, and thus made possible the shot
through his right arm before the breast
was pierced.
the carriage to pass, nd at that mo
ment a bomb was thrown beneath the
carriage. The force of the explosion
broke all of the windows of the Law
Courts, and the report was heard out
side the city. The carriage was blown
to pieces, nothing but the four wheels
remaining. The horses were not hart
and bolted.
Sergict' leas' BJowi off.
The Grand Duke was instantly killed.
His head was blown off, actually being
seperated from his body, which was
frightfully mangled. The coachman
was also killed. He wae so frightfully
burned by the explosive with which the
oomb was charged that he died while
W . K Dwinne 1 and L. C
Stanley. Messrs. Smith and F. S. Stan
ley are Portland capitalists, Mr. Dwin
nell lives in Minneapolis and F. S. Stan
ley in Chippewa Falls
Mr. Reid announces that he will form i beinfr Uken to the hPtAl.
: a company to operate the railroad and Anasiiis Arc Cat!
timber properties and will extend the On the arrest of the murderers, neith-
hne of road into the Nehalem Valley. er of whom are known to the police, one
The Globe, Nehalem and Pacific is of them coolly said : "I don't care; I
seven miles extending from Globe, on have done my job."
the Columbia river, to a point in Coium- An immense crowd gathered at the
bia connty. where the red fir tract includ- spot and made a demonstration against
ed in the deal is situated. It was pro- a number of stodente who commenced
ted about four years ago by Edward scattering revolutionary proclamations.
Cannon and R. C. Bell, who planned to Within a few minute after the explo-
uunu imo uie .enaiem alley. After sion people miaht have oeen i
constructing four miles of road, they en
countered financial difficulties, and the
nonhdolders foreclosed and sold the
road to Smith, Dwinnell and the Stan
.eys. who already constituted the Col
umbia Timber Company. These gentle-
.u w.e pmurcw gun 51muar lo sogers mn ,
,UceJ Poe.t.on his gun was ther Mj ,aBMd bai!J
, was supposed to have been fl! Bit Ij m,,M lDore is summer,
after the discharge. The heel of the j -f who iBto
..ndle .s in a slight indenture the . priaTV
- SH bMta from tf rheat. Tha I milImM h,T,D? had veT
rig til resting in the lower sight mark ex?erlence in M.chigan Ufore he came
.eu.uw.w; ..Ui l..r uuu., .m,r ,u. , portlMd 1 Tear t(D. His
' atve tne enu at Ine barrel is another
s inM mark in the chest cause.1, it is
lonjectuml, by the rebound of the gun
after the hammer had struck the base
hoard and the discharge being caused.
There is also a piece chipped out of the
t-aseloard where the hammer is thought
to have struck. Just above the pistol
muzzle, as shown in the picture and in
a line with the mark, is a powder burn
alleged to have been caused by the ex
plosion. On the rim of the opened
chest, six inches to the right of the
powder burn is a large drop of blood
from Roger's wounds, and another blood
spot is situated inside the box. two in
ches from the drop on the rim.
These experiments were made with
tfaa revolver of J. P. Bristow, one of the '
owners of the shop where the accident
Of murder took place, and were outlined
to the Telegram corresondent by M r.
Coald Sot tiloe Cartridge
A day or so ago, however, IVputy
Sheriff Rogard and F. W. Pillard made :
experiments in the shop with Roger's
own weapon. Ieputy Bogard claims i
that Roger's revolver does not tit all the !
marks m.ide as well as Rristows xun, i
but Ihllard disagrees on that, point, j
Bogard removed a bullet from a car- I
mdee in Roger's gun and attempted to
explode it by st ricking the hammer on
the chest in the left of the picture.
Although this chest is of harder wood
than the first one. and the hammer was
struck with considerable force, the pow
der and cap did not explode and the
Briagpia made only a small dent in the
Dr. B. Dugas who w ith Pr. Fisher and
Ir. Twitchell made the examination of
Rogers' IkkIv, says that Rogers was
naiidbagged before he was shot, and
there was a bad scratch and discolora
tion in the side of the head. He thinks
it would have been impossible for Rog
ers to have leen wounded as he was by
his own gun, because if he were in a
stopping position, the bullet would have
ranged upward in passing through the
body, instead of which it passed directly
through his arm and body, as if he had
thrown up his arm to ward of a blow.
For several weeks before Rogers was
killed, discharge of firearms iu the city
limits after night had been quite com
mon and this invalidates to a great ex
tent the evidence of the shooting on
that night.
Meanwhile Rogers' death remains an
unsolved mystery with opinions divided.
year ago. His father-in-
' law David C. Pelton, a well known cap
italist of this city, is said to be associat
ed with in the deal, and tbey an
nounce that they will at once extend
the line of road and develope their new
timber holdings.
ering up pieces of wood and clothing aa
mementoes ofjthe tragedy.
Viosw fasten ta Setae.
When the Grand Docheas Elixabeth,
widow of Grand Duke Sergius, waa in
formed of the occurrence she immediate
ly went to the scene of the assassina
tion without waiting to pat on a hat or
The gate of the Kremlin "were closed
aa soon as the news of tha ajxatajaajjaai
waa conveyed to the authorities, and the
remains of the Grand Duke were taken
to the Nicholas Palace. The
tion occurred at 3 p. m.
Call for Bids.
Age of Consent Now IS
Salem, Feb. IS. The House this
morning passed Senator Coe'e bill,
raising the age of consent from lt to 18
years. The bill passed by a vote of 49
to 3. The governor will sign this bill.
Bids will be received for the construc
tion of a sewer, on Oak street between
Main and Chad wick streets according to
plans and specifications now on file at
the City Recorder's office, Roseburg,
Oregon. Bids most be in the hands of
the city recorder by March, 6, 1905. The
city council reserves the right to reject
any and ail bids, by order of the city
council made the 6th dav of February
H. L. Mabstibs,
f30m2 Citv Recorder.
Have Dr. Lowe cure your head and
eye ache with a pair of his suiterior
glasses. Consultation free.
Saa Francisco, Cal., Feb. IS The
case of the I' nited States against James
Thompson, ex-Receiver of the Eureka,
Cal , land office, was dismissed this
morning. The'ourt in discharging the
defendant declared that there was not a
shadow of evidence to support the ac
cusation of extortion of illegal teee.
J. E. Sawyers, lawyer and notary
public. Otlice up stairs in Douglas
County Baiik Building. tf
Major Kinney Files Suit.
The Belt Line Railroad Company, by
L. D. Kinney, president, has filed in
Circuit court against the Flanagan Es
tate Company, a suit for specific per
formance of contract. The court is ask
ed to decree that the defendant grant to
the plaintiff t months' extension of time
from Jan. 1, 1905, in which to make
final payment for the Flanagan Estate
property on which the plaintiff held a
contract of sale, it lieing alleged that the
defendants agreed to give such exten
tion iu consideration of certain provis
ion of the contract. Mail.
They are experts in their
line and carry a full line of
plumbers hardware, bath
tubs, sinks and everything
for the kitchen and bath
room in the way of plumb
ing. Satisfaction Guaran
teed. Prices Reasonable.
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