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LEWIS M'CAL LISTER
KILLED ON OCHOGO
Shot by Man Named
SELF-DEFENSE IS CLAIMED
Quart el Arising Over Water Rights
Results Fatally for Pioneer
Lewis McCallister was shot
and killed Tuesday forenoon at
10 o'clock at the Ochoco mines
by a man named Robertstein in a
quarrel said to have resulted
from disputes over water rights.
According to the statements
made by Robertstein, McCaliis
ter was working on the water
ditch that morning, and in com
pany with a woman whom Rob
erstein claims to be his sister the
latter went out on the works.
Robertstein and McCallister had
some angry words and Robert
stein claims that McCallister
threw a shovel at him. Then
Robertstein drew a pistol and ac
cording to his statement first
shot McCallister through the
arm. McCallister started to run
from him and he shot him again
in the back. McCallister was on
a steep hillside and rolled down
the mountain for a considerable
distance, dying a few minutes
A coroner's inquest was held
Tuesday and the verdict of the
coroner's jury was that McCallis
ter came to his death from a
gunshot wound at the hands of
Robertstein, in self-defense.
Robei'stein, howevei', has been
arrested and will be held to
answer to a charge for murder.
Lewis McGallister was well
known throughout the country,
being one of the early pioneers.
He had been engaged in mining
on . the Ochoco, near where he
was killed, for the past 30 years,
and is said to have had the prior
water rights on the creek over
which the quarrel arose.
Lewis McCallister was 58 years
old and unmarried.- He is sur
vived by two'torathers, - one of
these being T F. McCallister,
and three sisters.'. The funeral
will be held at" - Prineville today.
Dy DONALD MACKNIGHT
Copyrlt'lit, 1910, by American Press
Dedicated May 28
The new Christian church-ejected
at Culver Junction by
Evangelists Gregg &nd Webb
will be dedicated May 28th. A
county convention- of all the
members of the Christian church
will be held at the same time.
C. F. Swander, state secretary,
will be present! A basket dinner
will be served. ' A general invi
tion is extended.. ' '
Made Excellent Record
Miss Ethel Klarlii of Madras, who
will be graduated from , the teachers'
training course and from' the ' regular
course m the C. C; H. S. in June, has
just been elected'tq a position in the
Madras school, for the coming school
vear. Miss Klann lias made an excel
lent record in all her work at the high
school. Madras is to be .congratulated
on securing a young woman with Miss
Klanns qualifications and one wh.o has
had two years of , special practical train
ing in the methods of teaching. -Prine
Dr. W. P. OrJindy,,Jate .of. Portland,
has offices with Drs Hale-& Gale op
posite the post- office. See him about
your teeth. My work will please you
Balfour Guthrie Co.
Bought at all points
We have on hand at all times
Calcutta grain bags and Crown
brand twine; dive us a call for
anything in our line.
Office in Madras, Oregon
During the war between King
Chnrles I. anil his parliament two
English families, the Vincents ami the
Traverses, were living on adjacent es
tates. Young Egbert Travcrs and An
gela Vincent played together as chil
dren; then when the young Cavaliers
were leaving their homes to support
the king and Egbert mnrehed to the
war the parting made them sensible
of the fact that they were lovers. Over
the hedge that separated the two es
tates they plighted their troth, and the
young lover dashed away thinking of
the day when, the Puritans having
been made to know their place and
the authority of the king having been
fully re-established, he would return to
take up the pleasant life he had thus
far led, made far happier by his union
But, as under the struggle of 1SG1 to
18G"i In America there lay, unrecog
nized at the time, the principle of civil
liberty, so under that In England there
was a principle of constitutional gov
ernment. Travers was lighting for the
king as an uncontrolled power, while
his enemies were fighting for the king
as he is today a mere representative
head of the government. The latter
cause triumphed, the king was behead
ed, and those who supported him,
many of them deprived of their es
tates, found themselves without the
means of subsistence.
Sir Edward Vincent, who espoused
the parliamentary cause, had fallen
at the battle of Marston Moor, and his
wife bad died during the strncgle,
lenvlng the Lady Angela an orphan.
The Travers estate was confiscated,
and Egbert Travers, Instead of return
ing to his home, as ho had anticipated
when he set out to fight for the king,
found himself penniless and without a
roof over his head. An aunt of An
gela's had taken what funds she could
get together and gone to Holland.
Angela decided to Join this her only
relative and remain with her till Eng
land became more settled under the
sway of the parliament and the pro
tectorate of Oliver Cromwell.
One evening when traveling toward
the coast Angela heard a shot, the
coach came to a stop, and a man on
horseback appeared at the window,
thrusting In one of those cumbersonio
Implements with a flintlock which In
those days they considered a pistol. A
yellow strip of cloud reflecting the
light of the setting sun shone on the
man's face, while the features of the
lady were concealed from him.
"I'll trouble you fqr your purse," he
The lady handed him a silk purse
"And now your jewels."
She removed a brooch from her
throat nnd gave him that too. This
seemed to satisfy him, and he told the
coachman to drive on, but immediate
ly stopped him to ask:
"Are you for the king or the parlia
ment?" "My father died for the parliament;
my betrothed fought for the king!"
The highwayman straightway thrust
his hand into his pocket, took out the
purse and tossed it back into the car
riage. "It's only the cursed Roundheads,"
he said, "whom we force to give us
food while we wait for the return of
He was feeling for the brooch when
she stopped him.
"Keep It," she said, "for a remem
brance. If I mistake not, you are one
of those young men who, having lost
your possessions in defense of the
king, have taken to the road. The day
may come when we shall meet again.
If so, the brooch may, bo a means of
The highwayman lifted his hat;
thanked the lady for her gift and sig
nified to the coachman that he might
King Charles II. was entering Lon
don amid great rejoicings. A carriage
was standing by the curb In the street
where the royal procession must pass.
When the king had gone by n young
man hi the cavalcade, seeing a. face In
the carriage, reined in, crylpg:
"The lust time you were at my car
rlagq window It was for a very differ
ent .purpose," ,she replied.
"What mean you, sweetheart?"
"Sweetheart, Indeed! You robbed
"What, of your heart?"
"Of my heart, forsooth I Of my
The young man looked confused.
"Wo must needs do something after
Naseby," ho said, hanging bis head,
'but I surely never robbed you, An
gela." "You have a brooch n lady gave
"A brooch Yes, I have a brooch."
"I gave It to you, saying that soma
day It might be n incaus of recogni
tion." Ills face turned scarlet. The glrj
clapped her bauds In great glee.
"Come," she said, "mayhap you have
been wearing it next your heart, think
ing It to bo tho gift of some fair dame
other than your betrothed."
"Indeed I huvo kept It near my
heart!" he admitted. "Hero it 1h."
And ho produced It.
The estates of these young cople
jnmo again Into their possession.
Mnong the descendants of Egbert and
Angofa Is tho brooch of which Angela
CLUBS TO UNITE
Meeting of Delegates to Be Held
A call has been issued from
the Prineville Commercial club
for a meeting of delegates from
organizations in Central Ore
gon in that city June 30 and
July 1, for the formation of r
Central Oregon Developmen
League. The Oregon Develop
ment League, which is composed
of all the clubs in the state is
aiding in the move.
"The value of the smaller
development league," said Sec
retary C. C. Chapman, of the
Oregon Development League,
"is that each operates in its own
section and ever so much more
good will result from Centra
being organized as a unit
separate league will give that ter
ritory an entity that never would
be received by the individua
communities. The work of the
central organization will supple
ment that done by each unit on
its own behalf."
Cities in Coook, Wheeler
Grant, Harney and the north
half of Lake and Klamath coun
ties will be eligible to member
ship in the proposed league
Central Oregon is taking an in
terest in the matter and it is ex
pected there will be a large at
tendance at the Prineville meet
TRAINS JULY 15
Material for Crooked River Bridge
Will Soon Arrive
The latest information regard
ing the probable arrival of Ore
gon Trunk trains into Redmond
has been obtained from Mayor
Jones who was in Portland last
week and conferred with Ex-
President Stevens of the Oregon
Trunk, and Chief Engineer Budd
of the same road. Mr. Jones
stated to a representative of
The Spokesman that the above
gentlemen told him that the
material for the railroad bridge
across Crooked river would be
on the ground ready for erection
by the 15th of this month, and
would be completed between the
4th and 10th of July, and that
trains would be running into
Redmond not later than July
The delay in building the
Crooked river bridge has been
occasioned by the slowness of
the manufacturers at Pittsburg,
but they are now working under
hurry-up orders, and the above
railroad officials assured Mayor
Jones that Redmond would be
sure to see trains into this city
on the date mentioned above.
It is to be hoped that the rail
road men have not made a mis
take in their calculations, and
that the Oregon Trunk Line will
have their trains running here
by the middle of July in time to
have the postponed 4th of July
celebration hold some time dur
ing the montli of July to com
memorate the arrival of the iron
horse into Redmond and the Red
mond district. Spokesman.
Publlii land salo No. 00180 Tho
Dallen, Oregon, U. S. Land Olllee,
March 2l'li. 1911.
Notice is beieby given that, as di
rected by the Commissioner of the
Genoral Lund Ollico, under juovhIojih
of Act of Congress approved June 27,
1D00. lul.e-No. 303, wo will oiler at
public nalc, to tho holiest bidder, at
0;30 o'clock a. m., on the 10th day of
May 1011, at thin oMIch, the following
tract of Inn I to wit: NUJ SW.f , 8ec. 23
T. 10 S. It. Me, w, in.
Any persons claiming adversely tho
ubove-doHcrih'd IuiiiIh are advised lo
(He their olaiiiiH, or objections, on or
before tho day abov.i designated for
C. w. Moorf.
Hrinir In Your Tickets
This month is your last chance
to get Rogers' silverware given
vou with cash purchases.
Ticket will not be redeemed
iMTlA3DHAB TKAD.NG CO.
Sunset Magazine for May
Nile of the West by S. (Henn Andrus.
Beautifully illustrated in four colors.
The Spell, a western Novel by the Wil
liamsons. Guests of Greater China
town by Chnrles K. Fields. Automo
bile section. Now on sale-lfi cents.
West of Hood & Stanton's Barn
THOS. H. MADDRON
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BEST 0 1
of Urn year to hnvo your teeth nut ml ilatimj
brldgework done nml hero In tlifl plaoo to E?l tli
boat jialulesa work possible. Compare our J'rkes.
Wit flnlnh tUto anil
lirii)ir unrlf fnr ntlt.
of biurn imtrona In
mm tlur if li!rotl.
trutt. ulkMtl tktufll. fir
LrldtfH work 1 order
el, ComulUtion Ire.
Gold nilinii 1.00
Enamel fi'lingi 1.00
Silver FiUinjji .50
Good Rubber - nn
Bait Red Rubber -Pbl.i
rnBksHJk.. -v at& inntfM en
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I4IIUI litnumi m Manna BKT METHODS
All work fiillr ciinriiiitrol for ftfU-t-n yean.
Wise Dental Co.,mc.
Filling Bulldlnz. Third and Washlrjton PORTLAND. ORE
OMcaHoira: IA 11 to S r M. Sundaja. i tol
Contractor & Binder
Ready Made Windows and
Door Frames. Shop First Door
West of Larkin's Harness Slore
West of Main Street,
Done neatly. Call at 1st
tent south of S. E. Gray
residence. South Main
Mrs. J. A. Cartiion
Kffl 1 1 UttMj'l
1 Elite Tonsorial Parlors
NO LONG WAITS
n una n
City Properly and
SEE D. W, BARNETT
OI'KICK MAIN BTItKUT, MADKAB, OUKOON
Also local utront for Dnnot Aililiiinn
to Madras and the new town of ilcto
lius. Prices i-jght.
Opposite Post Office - NowMauagomont
Come and see us. If we treat
you right, tell your friends;
if not, tell us. o o o o
Tables Reserved for Ladles
Tierney & Lewis, Props.
Have Your Qoods Shipped In Care of
Two warehouses, one for freight and one for wool. In.tra
rates from all points on tho Oregon Trunk railway line to
warehouse. Charges for handling at the customary rates
II. .1. Dictzol, Pres. Madras, Ore., Jas. Rice, V. Pres. hvcmr
Ore. H. W. Turner, Secy. Madras. WK
. NW1 IfaT 'TM . v II taU i,F'l ,m AM I. ,i ,7Zr
. Ail I UiH .tlML.
I. O. O. F. Lodge
Mcot8 every Wednesday
night. Strangers are we.
W. R. Cook, N. G.
M . G. Pillette, Secretary.
MACK & FRANK, Proprietors
Five Cents Per
Back of Lar
BLACK BELGIAN STALLION
FISTON D'AVERNAS, No. 4455
Will make die season of 1911 at Hood & Stanton's bam,
Madras. Terms $20 to insure live colt.
J. C. SOTHMAN,
i Automobile Stage Line
ALL NEW STUDEBAKER AUTOS
Shaniko, via Madras To Bend
DAILY TRIPS EACH WAY
The Best Accommodations For All Passengers
FOR RATES APPLY AT STAGE OFFICE
Cornell Stage & Stable Co.
wood .A.asr:D iiEsonsr -wo:bi
The bst equip pd shop in C ntral Oregon
I-IIOI-LASS WUKMTICIH -'
! HORSESHOEING A SPECIAL
a N Pa
o-t-anii i nn a uw r.
ft A at-it an A r aP l?iAM
BAY PERCHERON STALLS
Will make season the same as lasiy
TERMS: Single Service, $5; Season, $10; To Insure, $15
For Sale For Sa,nStal.
One Bay Clydesdale Stal- One Black Perclieon
lion, coining two years old. lion, coming twoy
PETER MARNACH, Own