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SLAYER OF BABE
TriE FEAR OF POVERTY
SlicHon Admits That Ho Killed His
Two Hour 6hT Baby nt CJriuily
tfawiullt Rave Infant Lnutln-
nutit and Then Burned Body,
OIL TREATMENT NOW
Would Sort hk Hinder mid Keep
Down Dint I r o a r Crowning
Should Turn Water Wnll Street
KxtcnMun Will he Dono Hoon,
PR1NEVILLE, Juno IS. Confess
ing that ha killed hla 2-hour-old baby
with a dose of laudanum, and that
ho BtufTed tho little body In tho kit
chen stove in an effort to burn it. I),
K, Shelton, employe of tho Comptnn
sawmill, Orlnly Mountain, tuyi he
expects to hand for his deed,
Shelton confessed after county of
ficials had Investigated tho case
thoroughly, and had enmeshed him
In a not of avidenco. He said that
fear that hla wlfo would bo unable
to do her share towards earning a
livelihood after tho baby come, had
prompted tho crime.
Tho baby .was born about 2:30
o'clock Thursday morning, two weeks
ago, as was told in Tho Bulletin last
week. Neighbors helped Mrs. Shol
ton all they could and thon returned
to their home. Shelton says that
after these women left the mother
fell asleep, and that ho took the
child into tho nest room, and that
soon it begun to fret.
"It mado mo looso my patlonco,"
said Sholton. "and I gave it a big
dose of laudanum, holding a cloth
so that the drug would not spilt on
Its clothes. Then I placed tho baby
by its mother's side. When sbo woko
up and fouud the baby dead she call
ed to me. Then I took the baby and
put it on the floor in tho kitchen
while I went back to quiet my wire.
''When I returned to tho kitchen
tho child's clothes had caught fire
and It was qntto badly burned. Then
I put the body In the stove."
Later, Shelton confessed, he bur
ied the body and still later, becoming
afraid of discovery had dug it up and
burned It In tho mill furnace.
Shelton camo to this country about
a year ago.
HKNi) is I'ltirrrv good.
A litter from Frank I.. Holton,
formerly of Dend and now at Ann
Arbor, Mich., contains the following:
"If conditions are not at present
as active aa you wouid like, remem
ber that they, are also verx quiet all
over, and don't forget that you have
ono big thing to be thankful for, that
Is your wondorful climate. In this
respect, no other section of the coun
try can touch Bend."
With tho exception of n few finls'i
Ing touches tho road work which hnj
been going ou in tho business pnrt of
town Is now completed nn Bond has
provided herself with n set of 8 1 roots
that aro good looking and promlso
to wear well. They nra less dusty,
too, than tho old ones nnd having
boon properly crowned should lot
water run off easily so that there will
bo no more of tho mud puddles of
Begun through tho enthusiasm of
ono man tho work was carried
through by tho subscriptions of busi
ness men and other property owners
and tho co-operation of tho city coun
cil. Volcanic clndora from tho pit
on tho sldo of Pilot Butte" have been
spread on tho streets bounding tho
business blocks and tho county road
roller has been used to work them
down Into n surface covering. At
slight additional expenso It will bo
posslbta to treat tho roads with oil.
which will keep down tho dust nnd
servo as a binder and this is now be
Other Work (Jolng On.
Tho county roller Is still In town
and In a few days will give tho streets
a final rolling before returning to
mo worK on trio i.niumw road, and
tho oxtenslon of Wall streot. This
work is progressing favorably nnd tho
end of the week will probably sco it
On the Wall street extension tho
excavation Is finished to Lytic and
two days work has been put In on
the rock work there. Aslda from
tho completion of this section of tho
street there remains only tho grad
ing and tho Improvement of tho con
nection with the county bridge.
The work l)aa been In chargo of
County Commissioner Bayloy and
Road Supervisor Elder, tho city sup
plying drills and equipment for the
WILLIAM JOHNSON, PIONEER
Wiik Acllvo In Public Life nnd Had
Been Olllccr of tho Swnlley Bitch
Company Wns 77 Year Old.
William Johnson, ono of tho ear
ly Bottlers of tho Contra! Oregon
country, died on Tuesday, Juno It),
nt tho homo of his daughter, Mrs. C.
1. U'Ren, In Madras. The funeral
was held Inst wook nt Madras, tho
burial being mado In tho Hnycrouk
Mr. Johnson wns ovor 77 years old
at tho timo of his dentil nnd had liv
ed In Contrnl Oregon for .15 years.
Ho was born In Ireland nnd In his
youth spent Hovornl yearn In Aus
tralia, coming to California In 1809
ami thonco to Oregon. Recently he
had lived In Deschutes, leaving there
for hla daughter's homo when com
pelled by falling health.
In roportlng his death tho Madras
Pioneer spoke of Mr. Johnson as follows:
"Mr. Johnson has always boon n
very active man in publlo life, al
ways inking nn Interest In politics,
and also has been several times con
nected with tho present county offices
In Prlnovtllo, both In olllco and assist
ing tho o Ulcers In tho handling of
their offices wlion extra help was
needed. Ho wns also connected with,
and It was largely through his ef
forts, that tho only Carey act irrl-i
gntlon project In Oregon wns carrlud '
to a Buccesstul completion. Last I
spring ho was a delegate at tho Irri-'
gntlon Congress, representing tha
Swalloy ditch, and much.nttentton
watt given him owing to his experi
ence along this lino of work.".
A. 11. KOOKRH HON COMICS.
Ainu Rogers, son of A, It. Honors,
tho Minneapolis tlmberlnan whoan
holdings aro credited with being tho
largest In Contra! Oregon, Is oxpoctud
to nrrlvo horo tomorrow, Paul Gar
rison will tnkn him up In tho tlinhor
for two month's cruising work.
Young Mr, Rogora mado n almllitr
trip with Mr. tlnrrlMon Inst year, and
Is devoting his vacation tlmri to get
ting first hand Umbering education,
DAXCP. IS Ht'CCKHH.
Tho dunco given nt tho opening of
the new garage last Thursday nlgli
proven a kitiu mii-i-tmn. uirnu
crowd attended nnd all voted tho ma
nic most excellent. Tho luilbtyig,
which Is of stone, was erected by J.
II. Wvuandy, and tho lonnoy conduct
ing thd garage business is .Newt.
Polndoxtor, formerly of Prlnovtllo
nnd n brother of Rr.lph Polndoxtor,
proprietor of tho Owl Pharmacy horo.
CLUB OETS 182
(Continued from pngo 1.)
Wood, 11. C. Cady, A.'K. Kd wards. I.
O. Minor, N. R. Speck, J. IT, Shouse,
K. B. Houston A. B. Davis. I', V.
Swlslicr, Rosa Parnhnm, (loo. P,
Hoover P, L. Powelion, Alfred II,
(love, Thvo. Anno C. A. Vondorhott,
8. Murnankl, C. K. Shepherd, O, K
Rosa. A M. Bly, T, N, Dockor. C. M.
Rodfleld. J. W. Cloudier. P. B. John
son, Uco. A. Jones, Cole Smith, It C.
Colvor, A. 11, Horn, R. B. Wobli, W
J. Huron, L. K. Young. P L. Young,
W. J. Sproat, J. K, Cooper, 0 It.
Roberts, Jim Smith, A. O, Walker,
Hunter & Stunts', Chns. Blpchou,
Ashley Forrest, N. 13. Qllbort, John
RECKIYKS INMl'IlY TO KYK.
Dan Mlrlch, who has been working
on the crew extending Walt street,
received an injury to his left eyo sev
eral days ago. Ho mado no report
of the accident for some time and it
is now feared that ho may Ioso tho
extends to you n cordial invitation 16
make this hotel your headquarters.
THOROUGHLY RENOVATED AND REFITTED.
Rooms without bath 31.00 and up. Rooms
with private bath $1.50 and up. LOCA
TION CENTRAL. BEST of SERVICE.
A RESTAURAffT WTTII FOOD AND PRICES RIGHT.
C. H. SHAFER, Manager
We will not be here to fill them
CLOSING OUT AT COST
Cano Hugnr, 17 pound . .91,00
All While Soap, (I ltar i!.l cent
Dutch Cleniihcr, U Can. ,..,..,. 1,1 cents
Royal linking Powder, I pound 10 cent
n Pound Can linking Powder . . , ,75 rciittf
YniilllA nnd Iieiuoii anil other lUtimln , , . 10 to UO cent
Rice, 1H pound .11.00
Fruit Jam, OunrtK per Do (10 rriiU
Htotr, RodfttcaiU nnd Furniture Any Old Price
Bend Cash Grocery
HAST OP DHPOT.
Ferguson. It. 13. Woottoy, 11. J. Par-
Ha (1 r IIIpU. Trnv llnninr. (Imi.
O'Noll. K. M. Plomlng, It. W. 8awr,
J. L lrsan.
Kasto' team W. IV Barnes. Oeo.
8. Young, Chns. W. Krsklim, P. I.
Jones, Newt. Polndoxtor, (!uy Mo
Reynolds. Wm. Caldwell, D. J. Plnn
Mlkn Drnnlch, A. I.nvlgnunr, Oconto
Straight, P. I). Parker. L. C. Rudow.
W. C. McCulston, Joo McKay, August
Halherg, Bert Shuey, R. h (Irlinon,
M. P. llnwthorno, II. I). Innes, Clin.
T. C. Merchant
Carroll, J. II. Wonnndy, fl. L, Pow-
lor, II, It. Iloguu, It. II, Doynrmuiiil,
Bruce Deynrmoiid. Ray Duynriunnd,
M. J. Dnnlelsan, Jnmes Weaver, W,
(lr WniiKh, J. II. Hnuor, Bend Bulle
tin, K. A. (Irlflln, John CiinuliiKhniii,
P. II. Doncor, 0. M. Uuptll, W. C,
Van Clenvo. C. W. Hooch. Chrtido
McCnuloy, I.'. II. Brunke, D. V. Mc
IiiIohIi, A A. Dickinson, J. K. ling
brotsoii, K, W. RlelinriliMiii, L. M.
HIahardsnn, B. P, Brandon, J. Bran
don u. Roy Johnson, L. C. Purst. Jr..
Clark Paul. K. A. Smith, R. J. TudiL
N. P. Welder, J. P. Johnson, Arthur
Schilling. Robert Blnekwell, Chns.
Lowe, Joo J. Kloln, A. W. Johusoa,
John W. Collins, H. K. Roberta, L. D.
Wlest, John Diibuls, J, W. Dlinlek,
K, P. Ilroitorhuus, Ralph Hpencur,
Prank L. Mlllor, Mrs, 0 P. Putnam,
Ouy Purst, 0. S. Benson. M. K. Colt,
man, Joo lloiell, Oeo. Arnold, Jnck
Stanley, K. 1). Hnvumnnn, J, A. Me
Closkey, M, A. Palmer, Carl Huntor,
A. I). Lewis, I). A. Stover, Oeo. l.o'
oll, A. L. Denny, Ivan Kuotts, It, M.
A Tow hours at a nice classy, clean,
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for gontlemon. will remove all worry
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Maple and Fir
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FOR GARDEN LOTS
For Close-in Acreage
OR. FARM LANDS
Let us show you the property S?
conservative buyer that BEND REAL ESTATE is a conservative investment
Pine House and
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The Bend Company
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