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About Jacksonville sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1903-1906 | View Entire Issue (March 17, 1903)
THEIR FATE SEALED
Bridges and Booth. of Roseburg to
be Removed from Office as a
Result of Searching Investiga
tion by federal Inspectors.
SOME STRONG EVIDENCE IS FOUND
dotted his independent search for nten
for the land office.
Ehedtricdl Man’s Woes
When the bankruptcy proceedings of
John Fisher came up in the United
States District Court recently, in the
shape of a petition for discha'ge, some
of his creditors created so much opposi
tion that Judge Bellinger continued the
matter for ten days in order to permit
specific objections to la.- filed. Fisher
was proprietor of a traveling theatrical
couquuiy which was stranded last Dec
ember at Grants Pass, after leaving
Medford, the scenery being attached fur
a hotel bill. He undertook to get rid of
his debts by going through bankruptcy.
It is said that the opposition to his dis
charge comes mostly from actors who
hold claims against him for unpaid
salaries, and who allege that Fircher is
trying some underhanded method of
beating them out of their hard earnings.
Fischer was formerly a resident of Jack
sonville, as also was his daughter, Mar
garita, the star of the company.—South
The following dispatch to the Oregon
ian from Washington, D. C-, under date
of March 14th, sheds light on a subject
in which all Southern Oregon is inter
ested hence we give the article in full:
Secretary Hitchcock is still after the
scalps of Register J. T Bridges and Re
ceiver J. H. Booth of the Roseburg land
office, and this time he will get them.
Bridges and Booth have been suspended
for several months because of irregulari
ties found in their office by inspector
Greene. Since their suspension the
Roseburg land office has virtually been
closed, and there has been a cessation of
all land business.
Ever since Bridges and Booth were
suspended various agents of the interior
department have been making a sweep
Mrs. B. W. Evans, Clearwater, Kan.
ing investigation to find evidence which
My husliand lay sick fur three
will warrant their removal, and such evi
months. The doctors said he had quick
dence they have secured. Indeed it is consumption. We procured a bottle of
strongly hinted that Bridges and Booth Ballard's Horehound Svrup, and it cured
may be indicted when the federal grand hitn. That was six years ago and since
jury reassembles in Portland in April, then we have always kept a bottle in the
house. We cannot do without it. For
though District Attorney Heney denies coughs and colds it has uo equal. For
sale by City Drug Store.
At any rate, Secretary Hitchcock is
satisfied that he has evidence enough to
A CHICAGO ALDERMAN OWES HIS
convince the President that Bridges and
ELECTION TO CHAMBERLAIN S
Booth must go, and having that informa
“I can heartily and conscientiously
tion, he is diligently searching for two
recommend Chamberlain's Cough Rem
more to appoint as their successors. He edy for affections of the throat anil
has not asked Senator Fulton to recom lungs”, says Hon. John Sheni. k, 2211 So.
mend men for this office, but is looking Peoria St., Chicago. “Two years ago
around on his own responsibility and during a political campaign* 1 caught
cold after being overlie «ted, which ir
when he finds two men who meet his re ritated my throat and I was final'y com
quirements and whom he can trust, lie pelled to stop, as I could not speak a
will ask the President to dismiss Bridges loud, In my extremity a friend advised
and Booth and appoint in their stead men me to use Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
I took two doses that afternoon and
of his selection.
could not Irelieve my senses when 1
If this p an is carrie 1 out and Mr. Ful found tue next morning the inflamma
ton is not consulted there will be a re tion had largely subsided. I took sev
newal of friction between Mr. Hitchcock eral doses that dav. kept right on talk
ing through the campaign, and 1 thank
and the Senator. Land officers have to this medicine that 1 won my seat in the
be confirmed by the Senate and more Council.” This remedy is for sale by
over Mr. Fulton has the President’s City Drug Store.
assurance that no appointments will be
made in Oregon until he has been con
sulted, If men of Mr. Hitchcock’s selec-
In tile Justice’s Court for Jacksonville
tion should be appointed they will Justice district, Jackson county Oregon.
encounter difficulty when their nomina- J. W. Robinson, Plaintiff,
- to recover
tions are sent to the Senate. The
J. C. Whipp, Defendant: |
indictions are, however, that Bridges
To J. C. Whipp, the above named de
and Booth will not be dismissed until fendant, Greeting:
In the name of the state of Oregon,vou
after the Senate adjourns, and that the
President will be asked to make recess are hereby required to appear in the
above entitled court, at the office of the
appointments which will not come up Justice of the Pea e for Jacksonville Jus
for confirmation until next winter. tice’s district, Jackson county, Oregon,
Secretary Hitchcock is planning to have in the City of Jacksonville, on or before
the change made in this way so as to six weeks from the date of the first pub
lication of this summons, and to answer
make sure of his men. Senator Fulton the complaint filed on the above entitled
declares that any men appointed to the cause, and if you fail so to appear and
Roseburg Land Office solely on Mr. answer the plaintiff w ill take judgement
Hitchcock’s recommendation will never against you for the sum of £40.(M) with
interest therron at the rate of 8 per cent
| per annum from and after January 2nd
1902 and for the further sum of J25.
1 Attorneys fees and for his costs and dis
A later dispatch from Washington to
bursements of this action, and will at the
the Oregonian regarding the appoint same time apply to the court for an order
ment of successors to Messrs. Booth and directing the personal property hereto
fore attached in this action, to be applied
Bridges reads as follows:
Senator Fulton will name the new reg upon said judgment. This summons is
| published by order of the Hon. Henry G.
ister and roceiver of the Roseburg land Dox. the Justice of the Peace for said pre
office. He had a conference today with cinct, made February 4th 1905, ordering
Secretary Hitchcock, and was told that that the said summons be published in
in time Booth and Bridge* will be rernov- ■ the Jacksonville Sentinel, a newspaper
published at Jacksonville in Jackson
ed. When the Government is ready to
ounty, Oregon, that said publication lie
make new appointments Senator Fulton i made for six successive weeks. The
will be asked to make recommendations, j date of the first publication of this sum
mons is February 10th 1905 and the date
His men will be examined, and if satis-
of the last publication thereof and the
factory will be appointed. If they do last day in which you are permitted to
not meet the requirements he will be answer, is March 24th 1905.
J. R. NK1L,
asked to submit other names, In any
Attorney for Plaintiff.
event, men of his selection will get the
offices. Secretary Hitchcock has aban-
Isn’t your subscription due?
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE S. P. R. R. TIME CARD.
STATE OF OREGON FOR JACK-
South B nd
North U nd
In the matter of the estate of Rebecca
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H. Crump, deceased. Notice to present
Notice is hereby given that the under M
signed lias been by order of the judge of
the above entitled court appointed as the
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Administrator of the estate of Rebecca II L'> 12 JO
H. Crump, deceased. All persons hav
ing claims against the said estate will ■1 1:14
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present them to me with proper vouch
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Oregon, within six months from this III u ti h
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trator of the estate of Rebecca If. Crump,
deceased. Reames and Reames, Attor
nevs for the estate. Dated Fehr. 24, ‘05. Il 2M 12 tt*
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I have just received and pot
ready for inspection the first
shipment of my new stock of
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latest and most up-to-date of
any stock in the county and J
am sure it will please you if
yon want someth in ng nice.
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hats and many new nove 11ies.
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