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AinrORNEY AT -LAW.
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JOTORNEVS - AT- LAW.
''sirTCfiM&t AT ' LAW.
Attorney -at - Law,
St Charles Hote,
J, B, THOItrBOS, Proprietor.
giwrial attention paid to Com
AMrotelBtea. sard wit brittiAh V41
.4)B; ear week ti.Wt. ,
J. R. EWIK6,
In Hansard New
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Mti. ITot tuui CoW Bath with
VOUB PaTBOHAMt SOLICITED.
A SAD AFFAIR,
Joe Grubb Instantly Killed.
Moi'ira it "W iiamiin "M Held, to
unvrcr the UavraTe
frrwr Xeluuion Eim Extia, Fab. 9.)
ThcBinalquletrhat prevail! to our
little ttv wat savlly shocked by the
haraheepArt rf a pistol about & o'clock
Tuesday momiitg. Inveti(r.atioa dis
posed that Joseph Grubb wai lying
dead at the front dr of bia aalooi
Witt til left fcreaat pierced with
MUM. Le was gone and he new
pake after the shot. Tl following 1
the-evldenoedtefore oorauor, glvea la
. MonhoWerheiiiiraalled at a wH
Mt, taMilWI aa follewt:
aUralBabehaoMi, am a tfaiHwr.
So ir I wax to the Uek part of Mm
kkwn when the ahontinf ooMMted,
4boutl o-'oleok tbh jnoruloi, Feb. IS,
W8. Ind Mr. VamU wai .thea
felkUu toalr. Ocabb. I vaa aitUni
ftjrtlM -ttmt wban Morgan Waaaoci
aWMiBM(roato' aadaaked Mr.
Klrubbto ak drink. Mr. Carroll
oral ataudiug at tlw dexk at the end of
the eooater, when Waawm aakea
rabk wtm that featleaMt.
Orubb M him to auk Carroll to Jtavn
a ridk, and Orabc iotrodueed ttwm
AtU.baai t atata baudyjaiid
wiaiiTeaHl 3awoMwaBi aaea ia aoa-
atevt. . av,aaM tatr ia
aated tmto ha a ftrinli. I Md
Hhaataet mt mt"mimf'
tNaaluH'rali few lulnulot. UnibO
taWjMatf hawaaM totalk to bin.
toaajMd It thara ad I eel
AnakJalhaakifa. I want bank, to the
toe. .WaaMOVaald be bad heard
.IbaAajbad ta nil af the bo) lbal
be hftd tbiwwa hta out of the beaaa.
Owto t4d biai ha aerar .told tbeac
aartbiac of the kiaaYbut that ha
aakat kfe.faaal.ar Ate aeaat aad
be want out like a (witltiuao. W
'esar.aaW BUl'-KMHat told Wai that
Ombbeaid ha bad Ibrewa alia oat
of the bouse. Grubb told htm that if
EtMiia would eome and ear that be
did aay it, ha would ovoup. I didn't
bear any more of the racket until be
eMbatfiraab teaMaaaut af ha baaja,
They bad eeaw word that I didn't
bear. Waeaom.kiadaf tacked out of
Aaaa. Woaaa,eMvaaty aayrbiat
bat biadaf aalJadoot bia aaa mjm
ami awtto aroaaa Um eouster.
mw the gun whan Orubb came around
the aunt)T. and when they went
out of the doer the gun went off. He'
earrled it In bia hand when be backed
out of the door. Orubb did not strike
eratleii.pt to ettar bin. He ncld
down and tried to get the gun away
fWttblui.TJ.ty aft liwtuiflng dboni and
ejrere open and they were right la lb
door when the ahot went off. I law
the flash of the pistol. I saw Orubb
add he waa oloee to Wassom trying to
gat bold of the pistol, when the guu
Sbad .Jjitood out behind them,
didn't thlak anyone waa shot.
tbMWbt thay had atWht. I did not
mm tirabb fall. laud the jgeutlauan
stepped oat the back dee. J beard
MBieeae making a noise tike- anua
one being choked. Iaaw Grubb ly
log than. Ha iu outside and bis
bead an the door atop. Waaaoui was
on the street walking np and down
fur eonift time, wbau we ami back,
from after Dr. Lamberson be came
eresa, started towards us, but did not
ipaak to him. I saw him no more
that night. Orubb waa not angry, but
asked Wassom to go out and behave
himself like a gentleman. Wassom
j made no rerlly that I bard. He in
! vlted Oru'ob, ot -ehorbly after Uiis.
Orubb vaa earning anuud the bar
when be anted Wassom to o out.
WaMomwaa Btandlne about middle
way of the bar whea Orubb came out.
I went to the saloon about 8 o'clock
and Wassom 'Cttae, In about S
o'clock this morning. Dont know
where he had been before. B took
two or three drinks while I was. in
there. He took drinks with we, Car
roll and Orubb. I think Wasnon. was
a tittle full. They did not clinch.
Grubb was - pretty ; close to him
trying to get hold of the pistol. I did
ant see Orubb attempt to get anything
out of hta pocket when be went from
Behind the bat. He did not curse him
either did Wasauta. l It waa about 10
r IS minutes from this time I left' by
tte back door until returned to the
frontdoor. Orubb draw ana or two
breaths when I got back. Orubb was
not drunk. Orubb Was following up
Wassom trying to get the revolver.
Only one ebot was tntf.
W. H. Carroll batag Brat duly sworn
testified as follows?
I live In Ban Francteeo and am a
oaeaaMmSal traveler. I Waa ia the
house when the fuss occurred. I went
in there a good deal in the afternoon.
Had botlnesa with Orubb but fie did
aot make bia appearance, t went In,
there about TsU that evening end re
mained there until time of shooting.
WamsaMia about f aVehck. I
board part of the eonvhrnttsa between
hiaaadOrjbb. I beard rabb say
bs did M lua-nd bgaaa aft hi own
bouse. Did not bear any reply.
Hf otoi arouad th bar soon after,
net ImaatdtaMav ieWjbaabb eanif
aaa. an J afabat Ibtikii Htttehal.biafr aaaat asajua
eSMMbtoatitatphM, aat did oat.
ariakiag and above It i Batten la.
Waaom walked la aad I stepped -up to
the bar. ' I stood at a little desk, when
WenMMt asked Orubb to take a drink
with him. Hrtrsteienaed himself
Qrabb did, at he had just bad a drink
with me, aad then said, "Uwlll tak a
drink with you." He did take a drink.
Mr. OnkbjhHk eome MttemaBd Waa
soea took brandy. He first asked for
whisky but changed to brandy. Orubb
had taken two drinks with me .before
Wasskm came. In, and both times took
bitten. He was net tntotleatod at
all. Iaaw them go out toward the
door. I.dld not nee fash of pistol. I
wesetCtavewheawMBt of thie thing
fcapaaaad. U waa bmd .ataf we
looked at .him thoroughly. ' He
breathed once or twloe. It waa about
li mlnatss from the time I kit and
returned. Itvat wituiu lfi minutes
after I went to stove and returned. I
only saw Wasaom on the street on the
neat block. When we saw Waaaoui t
think be, Wassom, waa wanting to
earns back for his hat. A hat was
picked np there. I was present wh en
itootor felt a bis poekatBJsut found no
weapon en Orubb. I ,w Grubb
when be (eaubed for Wjseom'e pistol
tbeu they went out doer. I heard
shot and thought he had ahot down at
the floor. I did not am Orubb have
bia bauds ou Wassom, but aaw Grubb
reach for bim. Don't know if ha got
bauds on Watanat. Wheu be A rat
came In I was not acquainted with
Wassom but was lutioduoed to him.
When lie Invited us to ttfliTk and
whllethe drinks were on the counter
Wassom went outside and remained
about a minute and a half or two min
utes, and while be was out there
Orubb told me this man bad not been
in this house for six months about;
and when Wassom returned I had
taken the drink, and then excused
myself. Then Wasaom oame back and
asked Mr, Moedholder to drink. I went
back to stand In rear end of building.
David Gentry being first duly sworn,
testified as follows:
I live heie and do not follow any
business particularly now. I aaw and
was with Wassom a part of last eve
ning. I was at Guy a Mayer's house
part of the evening. Wassom took
drinks there quite a few drinks. I
never saw him exhibits pistol. I did
not know he had any. I never beard,
him ibat evening mention Orubb's
name, but be mentioned parties and
I told him I thought I knew who he
was Ulkhg about. He said there waa
a dirty eon-of-a-bitch in this town who
had it in for him, but he could not
dowu him. I told him I knew who he
meant, and he Inquired how I knew.
I used to be at Grubb's a good deal. I
knew they had a hardness some time,
but I didn't know the source. I don't
think Wassom mentioned his purpose
to meet Ornbb that evening. I left
him about S o'clock this morning when
Mayer closed up. We all came down
street We went on and Wassom
stopped at Orubb's. He, Wassom,,was
full what I call full. I never knew
anything about the fuse till after day
light this morning. I never beard
Orubb say anything much about Waa
som. Heard him say he respected
Waawm'a brother mere than Wassom.
Never heard him say anything about
his character. Mr. Orubb waa not a
quarrelsome fellow ordinarily. He
did aot have that reputation. Have
known bim about t years. Worked
for him six months and got along with
bim all right. I taw Weawm first
bat avtalag about midnight, at Kr.
Mayer'. I was net at Orubb's any
time bat night between taad 8 o'clock.
I want boats wheal we left Mayer's,
and never ktf.w anything; about it un
til this morning. I was In Orubb's the
last Hmt about midnight and went
Wtaia Mayer's aad abj ibhw
tau!tm 'el mmr
. I live In la baa aa aad kesf a gajoau.
Iaaw Morgan Waaom bat evening
Feb. 17. I saw him first at my place
about 10 e'elaek aad be remained there
till I left, a little before ( In the mora'
!ng. He had not drank anything
amen till about IS o'clock, but look a
good many drinks after tbeu He took
!y two or thtm driafc from ten Mil
twelve o'clock. He probably took fif
teen er twenty drink after 12 o'olock
up to the time be left brandy. I nev
er awblmecbiUt bis pistol.- Didnlt
knew he had one In taloen. . When
weetartod boms Gentry, Waaom and
I waaom wanted us to gn to take a
drink at Orubb'. I said "So," because
be aadOmbb bad bad tiwnbw. "I
don't want tab witfi you." He.aaid
"I will go in and set them up, and apt
the .man, aad .We will aU ge home,"
and I amid "I think you baea aaeagk
any way, and ysa .bad batter go home
new," and be aaid "All nght,.eoaw on
and let n go," and when we
started I stepped between him and
Gentry. When I stepped between the
two I taw bis pistol in hi outside eoat
pocket. Saw the handle and I sup
posed It was a pistol. When we got to
Orubb's door be aaid "Come on in."
I aaid "Mo, let us go on," and he pull'
ed away from us aiid went Inthehouse
and Gentry and I weutoc to Gentry'
house. When Gentry went In the
house he stumbled over a chair, aid I
stopped en the outside about 9 mia
ous to see whether Gentry weald coast
back. During the time I was standing
there! beard the pistol shot. After I
left there I came up to Front St., and
walked up this way, and met Waseom
coming across the street by Bill Seed's.
He said "Who are you? I am awful
sick," I told bim who I was, and
I asked bim if he wanted me to go
home with him, and he said ye.
While we were walking borne he told
me he had gotten into trouble with
Grubb. H aaid "I think I bave hurt
iiiir. pretty bad." and several times he
would stop, sit down and rest awnue,
and I left him at his front gate, and I
told him he was at home now, and to
co on and bo to bed. He walked into
the house, and that was the last time I
saw him. I did not ask him how he
had hurt Grubb. He said "We got In
to trouble, and we got Into a hell of at
shooting scrape," and he thought he'
bad hurt Grubb pretty bad, Wow
we left him at Grubb's door he said "1
am going Into Grubb's anyway. I
heard him talking to Gentry that eve
ning but he talk so much anyway I
didn't know what he had said. I came
back up here and met Wassom. After
had gone home with Gentry and
walked back with Wassom, when I
came back Bine told me Wasaom had
shot and killed Orubb. Waseom aot
ed like he was pretty full wheu I wag
taking him home. I did not see pistol
or handle then. Wassom never asked
me to go across the way and see Mane
fan he only asked me to go over and
RakeadriBk. I knew they bad bad
trouble several month before. - Mr.
Wassom at time drank considerable.
He had no bat on when I met him at
Reed', and took bim borne. He said
he bad lost bis hat
Tb following Li the report of the ex
I, J. A. Lamberson, de hereby certi
fy that I am a practicing pbysieHb '
aad surgeon of Lebanon , Oregon.' I
have tula day uadeaearoful etandt
nation of the body of A. W. Orubb,
dsoajsal. and find that hie death WT'
caused by a gun or ptatot woand, avJ
wound being lesntsd H (neaea to' the
left of the sternum or breast bone, t
Inches to tb right of left nipple; fatd
wound psHetratin (be Interior eftba
cheat or trunk ef body to tbe deptk cj '
Histim, severing the-atoadiiiaMta
thereby eauriog IwetanlidaaMi firam b
Jlter- toermg. tb above biUiiibj
me jry renaerea tne rallowuig ve
W the Jwryaneaneliarl and
by tbe Oeeeaaref Una enuaey ,
eaqaiw in to the eauae nf theaV f
A.W. Grubb find that be easMtoblt ;
death by a pistol bet Area by
hand ef em M. Vaasraa, aa the It
day ef .Plenary at S e'eieaw. .ef Vi
aoruing ef aaid day.-.
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'" .a H. Mtasa, '
AS e'eletk preliminary .trial wfo
held befar J nates Hsa. Tbe ettkr
was MprscanM iy i,IL etyatl and
the defendant by J. XL WeaMarjHdT
and 8. M. Garland. Th efeadaqt
waived etamlnatlan and wa start tb
to the hMd Jurr- Osnetabb) 4e
gan'btok Wassom to Albany this evr
nlng. "One witness for' th stati
waa required to give bonds In 1100 tor
ah) appmaaa, Mfere fft (Mi
Tassjiaan vaiHyeaaa afgs
and aneat and tare atiilatliaft,
He will be buried to-morrow at
o'clock at the.Maaoaie cemetery.
A. w. Orubb was born .In Mo. in
laHnd was t yearaobt last Ootobaj.
He Was married to-Mis Sarah Mcln
tyrestCley Center, Kansas, in ISift
He has been In tbe saloon biiiuelb
Lebanon about a year and a balf. He
leaves a wife and two oblldren, one lit
tle girl about 11 years old and a little
beyaboqt to monrn his departure.
He was elected by the council asmar
bal,abteh offlee lie held until h
went into the aalean bnainas. Joajwaa
well liked by all who knew bim, ami
leaves a large circle of friends, whic h
the Eipress Joins In with tbe pupils
In extending the sympaty to the be
Rev. Waller, of the Christian churcH
died at hi home In Albany, last (Sat
urday evening from heart failure, sup
erinduoad by an attack of asthma. He
we over TO year of age, and had re
tired from active work, living a ?ery
quiet and retired life, but wae.wjdfy
j m ui t . ;A .
ma nvoniuy iouwb, very men
will be pained to learn of bia dealt
A good man gone to hi reward.
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