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ROSEBURG, DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 1905.
DOUGLAS COUNTY EXHIBIT
AT LEWIS AND CLARK FAIR
Committies Are Named Work Will Now Move
Rapidly to Install Exhibit in the
In furtherance of the movement to- j
want procuring and maintaining an I
exhibit of lVniJas county products and!
resources at the Lewis Clark fair.
Hon D 6 K. Buick, chairman of the ;
county com mission, has announced the!
following e iminittees ;
To solicit funds and procure exhibits
-VV L Cobb, Roseburg ; J L Shambrook,
Umpqua Feny ; W B Clark, Millwood ; !
John E Love, Canyonville: J M Ritchv,
Anlauf;E E Haines, Elkton : Warren
Reed, Gardiner; A E Ozouf. Seottsburg:
Edw Von IVsm'1, Cleveland ; Geo Marsh
L .oking Glass: A H Hanson, Ga'esviile;
V . I Sys.es, Skelley; Ray C Brown,
West Roseburg : Geo A Steel, Winches
ter ; Hemic Kate, Days Creek : H L
Envies, Pee! ; K A McCall, Edenbower ;
f Singleton, Wilbur; J J Kenney,
Leona;WmM Porter, Camas Valley ;
Lynn Caton. Oakland: J A Black,'
Drain; WR Wel.e. Olalla ; Mrs. W C
Winston, Civil Bend ; C O W hite, Myrtle
Creek ; Geo W Riddle, Riddle ; H G j
Sonuemann, Gleudale; Harry Stearns,
Yoncalla; L E Millege, Dillard : Joh.i
Alexander, Glide: A Bantield, Drew:
W f Price, Oak Creek: Mrs A B C
Executive Committee F W P.ens-m.
chairman: L Wimberly, W H i-isher.
W B Hamilton, W C Conner.
Finance V C Marsters, M D Thomp
son, Sam S Josephson.
Advertising Frauk G Micelli, secre
tary of cammi-sion ; L Wimbjrly, Rose
burg Review ; W C Conner, Koseburg
Piaindealei ; I E Vernon, Oakland Owl ;
A T Fetter, Drain Nonpareil; Miss Dj!
lie Hefty, Gardiner Gazette: L L tc
Kenney, Myrtle Creek Mail : Miss Har
riet E Scovilie. Canyonville Echo: Wm
E Homme, u.endale News.
Agriculture -C T Curry, Edwin Wea
ver, John S I.yster H J Wilson, C A
Horticulture Morris Weber, Alfred
Cornutt, M i.e.- Airee, Earnest Riddle, S
Timber laUwry J J Kenney, Le
ona; Gardiri-r Mill Co, Gardiner; W
H Svkee. Skelley ; Wm P Johnson, Myr
tle Creek: JFU Flook Co.. Boseburg;
S:dem, Or , April 4. The Marion
con-ity grand jury was convened vester
ly for the investigation of extensive
land fraud i i the school lands of Ore
gon. It is estimated that seven-eighths
of these lands have been fraudulently
acquired, and ' hat the state oi Oregon
hn been swindled out of hundreds of
ih usands of : cres by gigantic frauds
that extend over a period of many years.
Methods used are said to be similar to
those alleged to be practiced by the
Hyde-Benson ring, application being
made through fictitious persons or dum
mies, titles thus being acquire! through
perjury. It is said many people
prominent throughout Oregon are inter
ested in these frauds.
OF THE BEST QUALITIES
Gdo A Steel, Winchester: Snyder A
Z ieht, (ilendale.
Milling C S Jackson, Willis Kramer.
G G Warner, Carl Ohman. Allert
Abraham, B A Jones.
Horses -.1 C Aiken, H Deardorff,
Remick Pate, t 15 Waite, C 1 Austin.
Cattle Ed Hinkle. R B Dixon, B F
Nichols, Benj Huntington, J C Young.
Sheep, li.iats and Swine T P Simp
son, 1 A Dean. Jas Medley, Asher Ire
land, F 1 Wells.
Transport ation G C Mootis, Rose
burg; Pdo Mires, Drain: R K Mont
Household and Domestic Products
Mrs S C Fliut, Mrs Willis Kramer. Mrs
A F Stearns, Mrs Ira Wimlerly, Mrs J
S Gray, Mrs Katherine Clark, Mrs F W
Benson, Mrs C L Chennweth. Miss Jen
nie Aixaer. Mrs J B Kiddie. Mrs S R
Lane, Mr, W R Willis.
The educational exhibit is already
well under way and is in the hands of
t lie teachers and schools of the countv.
Every memK'r of the foregoing com
mittees is authorized to call to his as
sistance in this work whoever they may
choose in their respective communities.
The abject is to gather and place on ex
hibition the wry best jossible showing
of products and resources of Douglas
county. Efcil work must be done at
once as the fair will open in less than M
days from this date and this exhibit
must be in place by the opening day
For the purposes of this exhibit the
county OH t appropriated IBM on con
dition that a like sum be subscribed by
the citiz 'ns of the county. This should
be d'ue almost without an effort. Coos
county i- spending several times that
much on their exhibit.
Of the state appropriations of f-VK),-000,
Doujia-county is require 1 to pay
nearly 3Bj09B in taxes. The only way
to get any direct returns irom this is to
mate su -'i a display as will attract set
tlers ami in-estors to locate among us.
This movement is lor the benetit of the
entire county and all should take up
the work actively and earnestly at once.
Such an effort will bring lurge returns.
GRAIN AND FRUIT
All nature is smiiing again in South
em Oregon The storm of a week ao
: has brnlen away and given place to
warm, eei.ial sunshine, and vegetation,
refreshed by the thorough soaking the
grouml ha- received, i magically re
' sponding to the favorable conditions.
ProSe'ls wee never be'.ter for bumper
hay and grain crops in the I'mpqua riv
er valley, while general crop cot ditions
are most ex client.
Fruit prospects in general in the val-
: ley are not believed to have been ma
teriaily injured thus far and to have
emerged from the recent combat with
the rain king in first-class shape.
All reports so far received say there
has been no perceptible damage to the
apple crop in any portion of the valley,
'-. or to anv of the hardier fruits.
TWO ATTEMPTS HADE
TO WRECKS. P. TRAIN
Albany, Or., April 3 Two dastardly
attempts were made last night to wreck
the overland train due here at midnight.
During the evening a freight train
bound north, when about two miles
out of the city ran onto a pile of ties on
the track placed in such a position that
the overland, due from the opposite di
rection, would have been wrecked by
striking while running fast. The freight
engine was partially derailed, but soon
placed on the track and continued on
its way. I. ter Charles Cooper going
home from church found another pile
of ties on the track about half a mile
from the city. Officers here notified
made an examination and found a sec
ond obstruction on the track a mile far
ther in a deep cut.
The obstructions were removed and a
watch kept on the track by the chief of
police, sheriff and railroad men. When
the overland came, near midnight, on
passing the place where the obstructions
had been removed, several explosions
similar to shots were heard. It is sup
posed they were torpedoes placed by
the freight crew, but the railroad men
claim they were shots and several emp
ty shotgun shells were found on the
track. It is supposed to have been an
attempt to hold up the train.
Five Hasdrcs Dollars Row.
The Southern Pacific company will
pay Five Hundred dollars reward, for
information leading to the arrest and
conviction of any one of the persona who
maliciously placed ties on track at pri
vate road crossing two miles east of Al
bany, April 2, 1S05.
signed) J. P. O'Bbies
B. A. WofrrnisiiTox,
SPURNS TITLES TO
WED A PARSON
Boston, April 4. An heiress to $1,-
000.000. Miss Dasorah Saylee, the daugh
ter of Frederick S. Sayles. the late cot
ton king of Rhode Island, has spurned
two Italian noblemen for the love of
Rev. Frederick B. Hill, assistant pastor
of the Congregational church, in which
the Savles familv holds a membership.
The wedding is to be in June, and it
is said that in addition to bringing dis
mav to the Italians, the ceremonv will
bring heart pangs to two New York men
of wealth, who were fascinate 1 bv Miss
ayles' wit and beauty last summer in
Two years ago Miss Saylee told her
father of her love for the young preach
er. Her choice was approved, but
ayles, however, advised the girl to go
abroad and test her affections. The
girl went to Europe, but the memory of
the preacher lack in the United States
rendered her heart invulnerable to the
wooing of the various men she met
'here, and the returned satisfied with
and will stick to her fir.-t ehoitei
F:ugene, April 4 Yesterday the entire
wet," or "citizen's" ticket, with the
exception of city recorder and council-
men from the First ward was elected.
The successful candidates were:
Mayor F. M. Wilkina.
Recorder B. F. Dorris.
Treasurer Frank Reisner.
Conncilmen First ward. T. II. Gar
rett, Second ward. L. O. Beckwith.
Fourth ward, S. 8. Spencer.
At CetUfc (me
One of the sharpest contests ever
witnessed in a city election was pulled
off here Monday.
There was three tickets in the field
The law and order ticket, business mens
ticket, and citizens or wet ticket. All
published elaborate platforms except
the latter, which won out by a good ma
jority, as followa :
Mayor R. M. Veatch.
Recorder J. E. Young.
Treasurer II. Atkin.
Conncilmen W. A. Hogan, J. B. Bar
tells and W. C. Johnson.
Asked regarding his policy toward
saloons, Mayor Veatch said that saloon
would receive no more favor than other
persons. He favors ownership by the
city of pub ic utilities, and says he will
use all means to give a good adminis
When questioned why the ealoon ele
ment gavefa demonstratian last evening,
he said he had nothing to say, except
that he knew nothing of the ce'ebration
till it was under way. The fact that the
saloons and gambling resorts paid the
band for music is taken to show that
they do not fear the new Mayor. Mr.
Veatch, in hia other two administrations
legalized an open town, and such is ex
pected to be the case for another year.
The saloon ticket elected all officers,
except one, councilman Hogate, for the
First ward. The saloons are decidedly
In his speech last night, ex-Mayor
Medley appealed to the people to stai.d
by the new Mayor. About two-thirds of
the people here will do so, and the
others will fight him. Such has been
me niBiory oi me piace ever since it was
Special sales by Stearns 4 Chenowith
Oakland and Yoncalla, White and other
sewing machines 115.00 and up; water
pipe; wire, plain and barbed; cut and
wire nuiis ; the only guaranteed black
snmncoai; two carloads rage woven
wire fence, the only tempered wire fence
for sale. n3 tf
LEWIS AND CLARK FAIR
A VERITABLE FAIRYLAND
A Plaindealer Representative Visits the Exposition
Grounds and Gives His Impressions of the
Site, Buildings and Surroundings.
The magnitude and splendor of the and guys. The heaviest log weighed 85
Lswis and Clarke exposition when at
the zenith of its glory can now Ih; readily
contemplated by a trip to the fair site,
where thousands of dollars have already
been expended in the grading and ter
racing of the grounds, erection of great
imposing white buildings which have
sprung up as if by magic, the construc
tion of beautiful promenades and drive
ways ; placing of statuary and building
of docks and bridges.
The wonderful work of the expert
landscape gardeners in forcing shrub
bery and plant life and beautifying the
grounds is remarkable. Many magnifi
cent buildings are completed and work
is progressing on a half doaen more
great imposing structures. All of the
buildings are Utterly covered with elect
ric lights, as well as the trees in the
parks, the ballastradec on the promen
ades and "the trail' ' across the beauti
ful Guild hake, which will make the
scene one of dazzling brilliancy at night.
Work is well advanced on the Massa
chusetts state building. As soon as the
200 Filipinos arrive work will commence
on the Filipino village over the lake.
State hiMiifs Striata u.
Work on the Idaho building, for
which the contract was iet to the Bur
rell Construction Company, Saturday,
began in earnest Monday. Negotiations
for the Utah building contract are going
on. Missouri and Illinois are expected
to start buildings soon, and as the time
for opening the reposition draws near,
the grounds present a scene of more ac
tivity. The rush is expected to be so
great towards the end, when the work
of installing exhibits will come up on
top of that of completing buildings, that
there is some talk of raising tke admis
sion price to 25 cents.
If this is done, it will be with the di
rect intention of discouraging visitors
from coming to the grounds. It is also
suggested that the grounds will be closed
to the general public for about a week I
before June 1, though the governing
board I as taken no final action on eith
er proposition as yet.
Construction work began also on sev
eral concessions Monday, and others aie
expected to begin during the week, as
well as several private exhibit palaces,
of which one of th? moat prominent will
be that of the National Cash Register
DtscritoM ol Forestry tsiliiag.
The Palace of F'orestrv at the 1-ewis
and Clark Fair is now complete. It has
ost the state of Oregon $.!0,ltw IS. It !
will bring manv times that value hack
nto the Pacific West in the increased
Imputation and commercial develop
ment which is now onlv beginning to j
ow toward the wonderful region dis-
overed bv Lewis and Clark.
It is not a log cabin, but an exposi
tion palace, containing the largest logs 1
ever placed in any bnilding. It is a
mammoth structure, American in de
sign, beautilul in appearance, ami won-
lerful in the materials of which it is
constructed. There is no region in the
orld outside of the Oregon country
where such a log palace would be possi
ble. It is 206 feet long and 102 feet wide.
nd raises to a height of 72 feet. In its
construction two miles of live and six
foot fir logs, eight miles of poles. 43,000
r shakes, and 30,000 fir bark shingles
were used. One log stands near the
main entrance which has a diameter of
sevenMeet, nine inches. It required a
total of 112 horse-power with engine,
block and tackle to raise these immense
logs to their places. Twelve thousand
feet of wire cable was used for hoisting
ROASTED ALIVE IN ROSEBURG
have ms Name as
Iowa Fell in a
in an Epileptic
Walter Hayes, a transient, who
gave Ollie, Iowa, as the home of his
parents, was found face downward.
directly across a bed of burning coals
over which he had rolled while in an
epileptic fit, Tuesday morning by
(leonre Protzman. The scene of the
fatal accident was at the "hobo camp"
about 100 yards south of the Rose
burg brewery in an old clay pit.
Protzman pulled Hayes out of the fire
and observing that he was uncon
scious and terribly burned on the
body and face, he hurried to inform
the authorities of his discovery. The
unfortunate fellow was removed to
Mrs. Ketchell's hospital where his
burns were examined and dressed by
Dr. Twitchell who pronounced them
fatal. From his own story, which he
told after regaining consciousness,
he must have been in the fire for at
least an hour when discovered. He
stated that he was subject to epilep
tic fits and about six o'clock Monday
morning was attacked with one while
lying beside the fire which he had
mjuo, ai! nan ilium ui ike p. .ice m 111c
rate of 90 feet per minute.
In the history of the development of
America, Iowa formed its greatest pro
duA, corp. into a palace; Minnesota
built a palace of ice, but it remained for
Oregon, greatest in forest resources of
any state in the Union, to build a pal
ace of logs in a region of the most won
derful scenery known to man
It will indeed tie an eye-opener for an
F'astern visitor to come into a realiza
tion of the immense wealth stored np
in the forests of the West. Oregon alone
has 300,000.000,000 feet B. M. of stand
ing merchantable timber. This is a
much greater amount th
bv any other state in the Union, and is
nearly one-sixth of the total amount of
standing merchantable timber of the
Out of a visit to the Forestry building
will come the consciousness that Ore
gon has timber from which homes may
i be built for countless thousands. Then.
too, in a region where such trees grow is
found a climate where nature furnishes
every need of civilization.
Great Sctak leasty.
In a half day's visit tothe fair grounds
last Saturday the Plaindealer editor and
wife were greatly impr ed with the
mignitude of the undertaking and the
great amount of work already accom
plished. The site selected is one of the
most beautiful, commanding and pic
turesque on which a like exposition was
ever held and is sure to delight all east
; ern visitors with its grandure and great
: nature 1 scenic surroundings, including
' Mt. Hood and several snow capped
ashington state mountains. It will
i tie the great event in the history of the
PortUaa Eiposmoa Notts.
j Heliograph ic communication will be
j established between the summit of Mt.
HooJ aBj the fair grounds during the
"Hit the Trail" is the slogan of 1905.
The Iewis and Clark opens June 1.
Yoj can iiit the Trail every day until
Sculptors are hard at work putting
the finishing touches on the heroic
groups and figures which will be placed
about the lair grounds.
A. A. '. ;on of the Fort Worth A
Denver I . BaitlMd is in Portland and
says that the "Lone Star" state will
send thousands to the fair.
A spur track is being built on the
Government peninsula at the fair to
facilitate the unloading of exhibits con
signed to the government buildings.
A wildwest stiow is announced for the
"Trail." For participation in the at
traction bands of Indians are being
assembled at Law ton. O. T ' Geronimo,
the famous Apache warrior, will be one
of the aggregration.
Work upon the "Trail" is progressing
rapidly. A number of new buildings
have been started. Long before the
Centennial, the amusement thorough
fare will invite public inspection.
Utah has decided to erect a building
at the fair. The structure wiii cost
$15,000 and will occupy a commanding
site just north of the New York building
on l.akeview Terrace and overlooking
(iuilds lake and tlie government peni i-f-ula.
Many rities in the Pacific Northwest
are planning to send the graduating
classes of their highschools to the fair.
Railroad companiee'have been requested
to make special rates.
waiter naves, or ume,
a. it r All
Camp Fire While
built in the camp. In his convulsions
bo rolled over onto the fire and lost
his senses. He knew no more until
being carried to the hospital. His
clothing from his chest to his feet
had all leen burned away, exposing
to view a blackened and blistered
mass of flesh. Under the influence
of opiates, which Dr. Twitchell was
obliged to administer to relieve Hayes
from the agony he was enduring, the
injured man soon fell asleep. How
ever, it was apparent from the first
that recovery in his case would be
little less than a miracle and on Wed
nesday he died from his terrible in
juries. Deceased was about 2 years of
age and was buried here at the ex
pense of the county today, which was
in accordance with his expressed de
sire prior to his death. It was his
wish that hus father who resides at
Olhe, Iowa, be not informed of his
death until after he was buried here
It was a sad case.
President Roosevelt left Washington
Monday evening on his long talked of
Southern and Western journey. His
special train is comMsed of three cars.
In ttie party betides the President
were Secretary Loeb, General S. B. M.
Young. Ifr. Alexander Lambert, Lieut.
G. R. F'ortesque, one of the President's
aides , M. C. Late and J. L. McOrew,
stenographers to the President; H. A.
Stachmeyer, photographer and repre
sentative of the newspaper press asso
ciations. The trip is being primarily made to
enable the President to attend the re
union of hi old regiment, the Rough
Riders, which is to be held at San An
tonio, Tex., Friday, and to hunt big
game in Oklahoma and Colorado. In
cidentally the Presieent will deliver not
able addressee at several places en
route. His fiist important stop was at
Louisville, Ky., where he was the guest
of the city for a few hours. He then
went direct to St. Iouis, and thence via
the M. K. AT. railroad to San Antonio,
stopping at several places on the way,
among them Sherman and Dallas, Tex.
After leaving San Antonio the Presi
dent will go to Oklahoma for a wolf
hunt, and will proceed thence to Colo
rado to hunt big game in the mountains.
Unless it should be necessary on account
of unforeseen circumstances to curtail
the trip the President will be absent
from Washington about two months.
Definite'plans for the trip after he shall
leave Oklahoma have not been made,
the purpose of the President being to
adjust his plans to the conditions as
they may exist at the time. While he
expects to be in the wilds of Colorado
for a considerable time, he will be in
constant touch with Washington by
means of couriers to the nearest tele
graph station, and thus will be enabled
to attend to such important business as
may demand his personal attention.
NO LIBEL, SAYS
THE GRAND JURY
The grand jury, after quite a thorough
investigation of the matter and after
listening to the evidence of a number of
witnesses summoned to appear before it
returned "not a true bili" against J. V.
Robinson, who was bound over by Jus
tire Milton Berry after a preliminary
hearing upon the charge of criminal'. y
litteling Mayor H. S. FIvans of A?hiand
Robinson had given bonds in the sum of
$Jt3 for his appearance and was on hand
when the grand jury convened at Jack
sonville, with witnesses, as wm also
Mayor Evans and a number of witness
es. The charge of criminal libel preferred
agwmst Robinon was an incident of the
warm municipal election in Ashland in
December. Robinson, who operated a
"blind pig" r.ear the depot, circulated
an affidavit alleging certain business re
lations with the Mayor in connection
with the stock and fixtures oi the place,
which the Mayor resented, and as a re
sult Robinson was arrested and deposit
ed in the city bastile, and at a prelimi
nary examination was bonnd over to
answer to the circuit court. The un
pleasant incident has now been closed
and it is to be hoped will not be revived
Portland, April 4 Harry W. Miller
was brouglit into the United States Dis
trict Court this morning while the grand
iu y was waiting to receive instructions
from Judge Bellinger, and after waiving
th" reading of the indictment again-t
him entered a plea of not guilty. His
caie will tie set later. He is a member
of the notorious firm of Miller A Kin
cart, accused of many fraudulent trans
actions in Southern Oregon He also
got into trouble in California in much
the same way, and for some time hat
been in tail in San Francisco on account
of not being able to furnish bond in an
indictment charging him. with illegal op
erations in the vicinity of Redding.
Kincart was likewise indicted with Mil
ler, but has been fortunate enough to
furnish bail. Miller is confined in the
county jail here, and plainly showed the
marks of his long detention by the Gov
COMES FROM KANSAS
GIVES HIMSELF UP
Portland April 3. E. D. Stratford,
formerly a special agent of the interior
department, who was indicted by the
federal grand jury, in connection with
the laud frauds, walked into the United
States marshals office this morning and
surrendered himself. He has been in
Eldorado, Kansas since the indictment
was returned, and reached Portland
"My name is E. D. Stratford," he
said, as he walked into the stive this
morning. "I hear that 1 have been
indicted and I want to give myself up."
He was arraigned, Winds were fixed in
the sum of 4,000 and he was permitted
to go to Eugene to secure bondsmen.
Stratford !was indicted with officers
and employes of the Butte Creek Lum
ber company foi alleged irregularities in
connection with land frauds that were
committed near Roseburg He had
been detained by the interior depart
ment to investigate the alleged frauds
and made the trip to Roseburg It is
charged that he was met there by rep
resentatives of thecompany and induced
to report to the government in a way
that covered np the frauds. He has tin -lushed
PROCEEDINGS OF THE
ROSEBURG CITY COUNCIL
Remonstrances Holds Up Street Improvements
A. N. Orcutt Appointed Recorder Injured
Firemen Voted $50.00 Each.
At the regular meeting of the council
Monday night, remonstrances were read
against the proposed improvement of
all the streets embodied in the pro
gramme, and the plans of the citvcoui -cil,
formulated over two months ago, Vi
improve five streets in the city of Rose
burg, have come to naught. The re
monstrances effect the improvement of
the following streets :
Main From Lane street to Moeber.
Rose From Spring Alley to Mosher
Stephens From Washington street to
Mosher, thence south to Rice street.
Lane From Kane street to Sheridan.
Fullerton From Mosher street to
All the remonstrances were accepted,
save the one irtaining to that part of
Stephens street extending from Mosher
to Rice street. The council was not
sure that the necessary two-thirds
of the property was represented by the
signatures and referred the remon
strances to the street committee for in
vestigation. Under the charter these
remonstrances prevent further action by
the streets affected for six months. The
remonstrances were the outgrowth of a
feeling on the part of the property own
ers that there is too much "red tape" in
the city's methods cf doing the work
which incurs unnecessary expenses to
the property owners, such as adver
tising and fees for an attorney to draw
up ordinances covering assessments.
The latter complaint was prompted by
the fact, previously shown at the meet
ing in a committee report, that for the
recent improvement on Pine street, the
property owners had been over-assessed
85.40. This sum wid be given back to
A NEW RETORT) KK
The resignation of H. L Marsters, as
city reorder, which was presented at
the March meeting, was accepted and,
upon suggestion of Mayor Hoover, the
council unanimou-ly selected as his suc
cessor A. N. Orcutt, of the local law
firm of Fu'.Ierton k Orcutt. The new
recorder was brought from his office to
the council room, where Mayor Hoover
administered the oath of office. Mr. Or
cutt immediately assumed his duties,
which at that hour consisted of record
ing the minutes of the council pro
ceedings. He preluded his work bv a
brief speech of thanks for the appoint
ment. IXJTRtD FIREMEN ASSISTED
Following a suggestion bv Council
WORK ON THE NEW MEDFORD RAILROAD BEGINS
Medford, Or., April 4 With much
pomp and ceremony, and in the pres
ence of many hundred people, assem
bled from all sections of Jackson county
and Southern Oregon, the first dirt in
the grading of the Medford A Crater
I r -1 . i i . ....
i-Kr ranruau was turned tnis atternooo
at the junction of the new line with the
Southern Pacific, three quarters of a
mile from the Medford depot. Mrs. A.
V Davis turned the first shovelful and
WE point with pride to the fact that we main
tain a fine stock of the Highest Quality
Quality in Drugs is a very important matter
to you. You may be blesseil with perfect health to
day, but tomorrow may bring sickness to you or some
one tlear to you.
Now, we offer a friendly suggestion. Make
this your Drug Store Now, so when you need Drugs
that You and your Doctor Can Rely On, it will be
easy for you to find
THE DRUC STORE OF QUALITY
NEAR THE DEPOT
ROSEBURG, - - - OREGON
man West and a motion by Councilman
w4 icell i , the board voted to appropriate
the sum of .150 each to Shellah Carroll
and A Q, Johnson, the two members of
the Umpqua Hose Co., who were in
jured during the performance of duty at
the recent fire which destroyed the
Hoover bnilding on Jackson street. In
making his motion, Mr. Micelli, as an
! ex-fireman, took occasion to highly en
I logixe the work of the local fire depart
ment and severely score the council and
' the pnblic generally for what be termed
, a shameful lack of appreciation when-
ever any financial aid was aaked.
The Mayor, Conncilmen Micelli, West,
j Rice and Norman were voted a relief
committee to visit. and aid the unfortu
A sewer was ordered laid on Oak
street from Chad wick to Main street at
' a cost of 300.
TO FIGHT WITHDRAWAL OF WEST ROSEBURG
Mayor Hoover announced the reten
tion of Attorneys C. S. Jackson and
John Long to represent the city before
; the county court next month, when
West Roseburg citixens will attempt to
secure permission to incorporate inde
pendently that portion of the city lying
west of the river which is included by
, the new charter as a part of the city of
Saloon bonds approved : J. E. Coch
ran, Frank Kennedy, Chaa. Harmon,
Wm VanBuren, Fred Poquet and Frank
Marshal Jarvis was granted a one
week's leave of absence.
Committee appointed to secure a
dumping ground for garbage granted
Ordinance to increase saloon lie
again laid on the table .
BILLS A IX WED
D J Jarvia, marshal's salary
J W Dent " -
H L Marsters, recorder's sal
H C Slocnm, treasurer's sal
Hamiltcn Drug Co, cement
A C Marsters "
Water and lights for March .
H Rinehart, street work
B Chambers "
S R Troxel "
P Paraxoo, "
B C Rotate, d ravage
J W Mullen "
Johnson Lumber Co, lumber . . .
F G Micelli, expense to Salem .
. 50 00
. 25 00
. 175 00
. 10 00
. 15 21
. 25 00
addresses were made by many promi
nent Oregon men. Prominent Southern
Pacific officials were also present, among
them being W. E. Co man, general
freight and passenger agent.
Every business house in the city closed
its doors during the afternoon. The
band marched to the "Junction" at 1 30
and the ceremony opened with an ad
dress by Hoi brook Withington. attor
ney for the company.
la liuiateJ 1W1
F. W. BK.NSON . a . O. MAB8TKB8
PrMldant. V! President.
J. H8SKY BOOTH. Caaoier
HOARD OF DHtBCTWU
P. W. BENSON, B. A. BOOTH JL H. BOOTH,
J. P KRLLT. JOB. LYONS, 4. C. MAKSTB&d
K. L MILLSg.
A GENERAL BANKING