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At Least So Thinks ManMlno In the
East Which Has Contracted
for Written Story of
Trip to Pole.
(t'nlted Press Leased Wire.)
NHW YOHK, Nov. lfi. An insur
nnco policy is lielrt today by Hump
ton's MnRiizIno on tho life of Com
mnndor Robert 13. Peary, tho Arctic
Tlio magazine lias contracted for
Peary's utory on his tlr-uh to tho
north nolo, for which It lias agreed
to nay him $50,000, the narrative to
appear In serial form In ton consccu
tlvo numttors. Peary already has
been nalcl $2G,000.
Tho Insurance policy was taken out
by the corporation to .-.void loss
Rhonlil Peary dlo whlla on his lec-
It wnu made out undor tho follow
"For tho first month Insurance for
tr.o rtrtn u contracted for: for the
second month tho policy is for $5000
less, and then decreasing $5000 each
mnnlli until the articles are finish
Although Night Was Clear, Two Ves
sels Come Together Outside ,
of San Francisco '
EAGLE POINT EAGLETS $
By A C. H'wlctt
ST. MARY'S STUDENTS
TO PLANT TREES
They Will Co-operate With Ladies o
Greater Medford Club in Beau
tifying the City.
The students of St. Mnry's Aeml
emy are looking forward to Novem
her 24 with briclit hope. On tha
dnv thev will co-operate in the lam
nblo design of the ladies of th
Greater Jlcdford club by planting
trees.w hich will in future, by the:
silent beauty and voiceless green
honor the hands that so tenderly
reared them. How beautiful n pme
tice it is to iuculcnte in the youthful
mind, by a day specially set apart
for the purpose, the love of a elos
and careful study of the gifts of the
forests, thus cultivating n greater
reverence nn dfiner senseo of the
grand and the sublime in nature.
Our poets have used their pure?
thought, their sweetest 'music
praise of the forest and the flowers
Longfellow beautifully writes:
"If thou art worn and heart beset
With sorrows that thou wouldst foi
If thou would'st read a lesson tha
Thy heart from fainting and thy soul
Go to the woods and hills! No sears
Dim tho sweet look that natuie
Yes, many the lesson we recei
through nature's teaching. Each
flower of the field and the garden
tells man to listen to nature's God
speaking of tho love of an All-Wise
Father who has beautified the canl
in order to raise His creatures1
thoughts above. What objects can
better inspiro us to gain victory over
trials than tho trees! Think of the
grand old oak, which in bold defi
ance to its foe, while reeling in the
wrath of tho tempest, is sending
down to deeper hold its gnarled roots
only to bo better able to triumph in
tho next sotrra.
Indeed, wo nro happy that tree
planting day provides gracious means
of u elosor acquaintance with "God's
first temples," and we trust that this
effore may result in much good.
"lie who plants a tree
Plants n hope.
Rootlets up through fibors blindly
Leaves unfold into horizons free.
So man's life must climb
From tho clods of time
Unto heavens sublime."
Tho details of tho program now in
course of preparation will bo pub
lisho din a future issue of this papov.
WANTED IN CALIFORNIA
(United Press Leaned "VTIre.)
BUTTE, Mont., Nov. 15. Quong
iing, who is on trial hero on the
ohorgo of having murdered n conn
tryman, is wanted in Califomia for
three murders nlleged to have boon
committed thoro, according to ad
vices received from S. L. Hrowno,
chief of detectives of Los Angeles
According to ndvicos received lioro
Quong was known as Quong Ah Ying
I ! P Ti ,.
in v itiiiui mil. n is nucgeu in tno
dispatches that ho killed his wife in
Novnda City and two Chinese at
Circuit Court P.oceedlngs
In tho mattor of tho application of
James II. Itlgg to register tltlo to
cortaln land- in sections 21 and 28,
township 37, rango l west, O. O.
Hoggs wbb appointed examiner of ti
tles. In tho mattor of tho application of
Albert V. Whitney to register tltlo to
IS acres, part of douatlon laud claim
No. 84; samo proceedings as above.
Qorgo A. Morso; application to
rglter tltlo to part of DLO 49,
township 38, rongo 1 W; samo proceedings.
(United Piths Leased Wire.)
SAN FKAXCISCO, Cal., Nov. IB.
The sleam schooner Cascade
and the schooner F. XL Slade col
lided Saturday when 'J5 miles off
Point Heycs and ten miles northwest
of the lightship. Hoth vussels nar
rowly escaped going to the bottom.
The collision occurred a few minutes
before midnight, according to the re
port of the eaptnins of the vessels
which readied this port today.
The Cascade, Captain Charles Xfa
row, was bound for Astoria in bal
last. The night was clear, with no
fog. The Cascade ran directly
across the course of tho schooner.
The heavy jib boom of the Slade
struck the smokestack of the Cas
cade, tearing it and the whistle pipe
awav. The boom then swept townrv
the aft and swung the rigging into a
wreck before it fell to the deck of
the steam vessel.
The crows of both ships wero ter
ror-stricken. Neither knew that an
other vessel was in the vicinity, and
the belief general on each vessel that
it had struck on tho rocks.
When the real trouble was ascer
tained Captain XInrow stood by un
til it was ascertained that the Slade
was not in a sinkinir condition. Tho
Cascade then started for San Fran
eisco, arriving early today. A tu;
was sent to tne nut ot tne oiaue
which was towed iuto the harbor to
She- was leaking slightly and her
rigging is badly damaged.
The Slade is loaded with lumber
for San Francisco from Gray's Har
bor. Wash. She is commanded by
Captain Harry Johnson.
(Hy A. C. Howlett.) them coming as far as SW miles
On Tuesday of last week your through tho mud and rain.
Eagle Point corrchm!eiit was called ( nl)V Kiohnrdson, sou of one of tho
on to take Xlr. Hnberling, who has loading oitUons of IVvtou, a brick
been working on one of tho orchards .contractor of San FrauoUeo, wax
south of Xledfonl, to his homestead ,m, last WnhwsJiiv morning and
on tho headwaters of XIoNcil crock, ' procured a addUhorn ut the Kuu-
anti wane on me roau i was wnien-invs u o stub .u t .... .. viit i.ic
LOSER IN COURT
Kidnaping Charge Brought Against
Him Proven and a $500 Fine
ST. LOUIS. XIo., Nov. 15.
Broghton Brandenburg, the magazine
writer, who became prominent a year
a eo wncn it wns charged uiat tie
forged the name of Grover Cleveland
to letters dealing with the political
status of the Democratic party, was
found guilt' of enticing his G-year-
old stepson from relatives in court
this afternoon. lie was fined $500.
Brandenburg's attorney gave notice
that an appeal from the judgment
will be made.
Brandenburg, te.-tifying in his own
behalf, stated that he had intentions
of taking the lad to his wife when
he persuaded the boy to leave his rel
atives with whom he was staying.
no brought the boy with him to
San Francisco, where the authorities
took Brandenburg into custody in
connection with the nlleged forgery
of Cleveland's name.
CENTRAL POINT BANK
Business of Neighboring City Shown
by Tremendous Growth of
(Stall Tribune Special Service.)
CENTRAL POINT, Nov. 15. The
business of tho Central Point state
bank is in a most flourishing condi
tion, the deposits at this time being
somewhat in excess of $00,000. Tho
bank has lately completed arrange
mentB for sending currency and val
uablo securities by insured registered
mail thereby assuring absolute safe
ty for this brunch of its business at
n minimum oxpense. a case in point
wns tho return of tho municipal wa
ter bonds to Chicago tho other day.
Tho regular express charges on this
issue of $25,000 after being vali-
ated by tho mayor and recorder.
ould Imvo been about $00, while
by the insured mail plan they went
at a cost of some $12.
Tho bank has lately made arrange
ments for issuing foreign oxclmngo
ireetly on nny foreign country in
tho world. This will bo a great con-
onienco to customers of tho bank
mving foreign correspondence.
ing for items f interest for the
readers of tho Xlail Tribune, and
among the things I noticed was that
E. S. Wolfer, our strawberry and to
mato man, was preparing to go iuto
the H)iiltry business and has fenced
off a tract of land expressly for tho
chicks, built a neat and commodious
henhouse; also bus planted tho posts
for n new wire fence around his
place .taking in a two-acre tract
that he bought some time ago off the
H. G. Brown place, and is weaving a
fence, thus fixing things up gener
ally. Also that Fred Pelouze is hav
ing his home, on the place ho bought
of Eli Dahack, remodeled and fixed
up generally, and getting his ground
ploughed and preparing to plant it
to trees. That tho farmers along the
route were generally busy putting in
their crops, fencing or hauling their
produce to Eagle Point market or for
shipment. I also found the roads in
a horrible condition, and when I en
tor my protest against the manner in
which the people in the outlying dis
tricts nre treated with regard to the
roads by tho county court, I foil
that I am expressing the views of a
mnjority of the taxpayers of the
county. If our county court (now,
I hope that this is not treason or
contempt, of court) would open up
their official souls and spend say
$100,000 in improving our county
roads and let the other fellow that
comes Inter and has the benefit of
the improvements, help pav for the
work, it would be n benefit to those
who nre now wallowing through the
mini ana jolting over the rocks, in
more ways than one, nnd would
make the eountrj' so attractive that
the prospective purchaser would
fall in love with our country instead
of being disgusted, as was a man I
wns taking up Little Butte creek not
long ago, when he rcmnrked that he
would never live in such a country as
this when he could find a penitentiary
to live in ho wns so disgusted with
ion i uta not intend to write nn
article on political economy; but the
people in tho country back from the
cities ha a right to better treat
ment tinn they receive from the
hands of -the county court.
William Xfurry and Clnudo Xliles of
Medford were guests at the Sunnv
side two or three dnys the past week
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
of last week were bus- days at the
Sunnyside. as that was headquarters
for E. XL Helms & Co. of Portland,
where they were delivering groceries
they had contrnctetd to the farmers
in tho surrounding country, nnd
many of our townspeople, some of
father near Peyton.
Elinor Spencer and a frieud of liW
recently from thi uiwt, spout tho
night hem Inst Wtdinwday ou thoir
way to Xlr. Spnor'ii houn no.tr
Dudley, and It rporW Terythiug in
a flourishing condition up tbr, nud
that tint Dudley pontotfiou u plaeo
of geuural iuiporUuu ud u bound
to be a busmen veutwr.
Lent Charley ami wit'w of Browiw
boro wer th gutnW of Mr. Howlett
Inst Weduewduy. .
XIrs. J. A. Jouuc urriTtU ut her
home in this plaeo from Wutlowu last
Thursday and joined bor tion, Jake,
who had prepared to uieot her bore.
Xlr. Xlnroy, Mr. Howdeu uud won
wero pleusunt unllers liut Thursday.
After dinner tboy -weut ou their wiiy
to Xledford for goode for Butte Falls
G. G. Smith, a truveliiiK aleeuiAU
of Omaha. Neb., repreeentting h drug
rinn of that city, eulled for dinner
last Thursday; also George T. Eng
lish and wife of Chelutn, Miuh., were
here the eaiue day to look orer the
country. Mr. English U proprietor
of the Fairview furr.i of (hut plaue.
Ho is a dealer iu thoroughbred
sheep, swine nud poultry. They are
hero ou business iu hie Hue.
A. B. Htiuiliutou, a young man who
has been boarding at the Sunnyside
most of the time for the past two
years, has gono to Fort Smith, Ark.,
to visit his sister. He did not slate
when he would return, but his friends
predict that his stuy will not be long.
8-YEAR OLD BOY
Is Discharged From Responsibility
by Jutlgo as Being Too Young
to Know of What Ho
I THE BUNGALOW RINK
Open every iiflcriioon from 2 p. in. mini u p. m.,
uvcnlniis, 7:30 p. m. till 10 p. m.
DE NOVA Has Charge, o I Floor Every Afternoon
(United Prcaa l.oumul Wire.) ,
SICATTI.K. Wash. Nov. 1.1. Sin
lulu Stewart, aged S, In today unco I
luuio In tho euro of bin parents at(
their homo, having hcou discharged
from rcepouMtltlllty by Judge Frntor
for the killing ot Freddie- lloetmnu,
a Georgetown child, G year old,!
while tho two wero playing "lluffu
lo Ulll" sovornl dayu go. Proba
tion Officer Vincent testified la tho
juvenile court yesterday that tint
boyu were playlug with a loaded rlflo
when tho Stewart boy pointed It at
tho floor and pulled tho trigger, Tho
explosion throw tho gun barrel up
ward, tho bullet HtrtkliiK tho lloatman
lad and killing hi utmost Inatantly.
It wus tho oftloor'a oxpreeeod belief
that the tihoottug wau accidental.
W; A. ROBBINS,
Admission Saturday Evcnlnu, 10c.
Timber and Coal Lands
BNaiNlfllfiittNa AND HUU.VI3YINO CON-
TKACTS '.PA K ION AMI) USTIMATIGS
Harris & Co.
Oftico iu Jackaoi) Comity Bank Upstairs
For the Best
In harness, saddles, whips,
obes, tents, blankets, wag
on sheets, axle grease and
gall euro, as well as all kinds
of custom work, see
J. C. Smith
314 E. Main.
I ft ('" RESOLVED
7 '""k" I"1 t" eoine to ue for
8 t y'" ts "inetliing out of tho ordinary
I W. W. EIFERT
1 J Tiin I'tioontianivu tailor
Tumi n mill immune iimiimii TnT rr rfnmnrt n 1 1 in in'tmnr-iniwui iiiiiiimmihiiii I.
IWIWIWIIIIMMIIIIII mill! llll I III II II 1 1 III IIIIMMI III III III IHIIWW HIIIIMjlll
The Nash J. II. Aekerraan, Port
land; W. J. Martin, Los Angeles; V.
H. Rockfellow. Aurora. Or.: K. S
Lather and wife, Xew York; V. ('.
Smith, Portland; L. N. Schillenbcr-
ger, Enston, Pa.; Chas. F. Rcdhall.
San Francisco; W. F. Biddle, city;
H. Vnnsickes, Wnlla Walla; D. S.
Clark, citj; Leonard Woolford, citv;
A. U. Dawes, New York; O. O. Smtih,
Omaha; Conro Fino, Central Point'
B. Conner, Table Rock; B. Veal, Al
bany; Col. J. II. Ray, Gold Ray; J.
htiver, balera; A. II. Jones, De
troit; J. V. Pugh nnd wife, North
Bend, Or.; G. II. Marsh, Sacramento;
C. Kensel, Philadelphia; J. S. Davis,
Rochester; F. S. Lanping, II. B. Hall.
J. Young, J. B. Brown, Portland
The Moore W. n. Rnrdon, Porl-
and; C. F. Gilbert, Soattlo; G. O.
Urady, Coram; F. L. HiprKis. R. B
Thompson, Gooding, Idaho; B. I.
Jewell, Trail; W. I. Swoetland,
Grants. Pass; G. Kohlhngcn, Rose-
burg; (J. F. Aitken nnd wife, San
rrancisco; A. L. Brooks, Carlton;
w. iloiraan, i'ortlnnd.
That is the question every hosu
keepor must settle fur herself when
il comos to purchasing supplies for
.her household She usually decide
on QUALITY and once lmving
made her decision she invmitibly
makes her purchases nt the storu
that iota quality above all else.
The name of that store is
CRESTBRflOK ORCHARD TRACTS
Adjoining Hlllcrcst orchard and con-
tain uncxcelcd deep, rich soil. Rea
sonable prices and generous terms.
ROGUE RIVER VALLEY
J K. KVVAItr, President;
JOHN S OKTII. I..
A IMIKUV. Viee.I'rosidoat.
W It JACKSON, Ass't Caahior.
P. O. Hanen. Tom Moffat.
We make any kind and style of windows. V carry
glass of any size on lmiul.
Medford Sash & Door Co.
There will be a special meeting of
10 stockholders of the Siskiyou
Coppor & Gold Derelopmont company
Friday, November 12, at 7:30 p. in.
t their offioo in tho Medford hotel,
lo consider tho purchase of addition
al claims. 204
M. J. LOVE, President.
- ? $
Ordora for Bweet cream or butter
milk promptly filled. Phono the
Best meal for tho least money
the Spot cafe.
Ella Gaunyaw, publio stcnogrnphor,
room 4, I'alra buildinc.
Th best Is the cheapest with nur
aery stock, m wftk erervtMog else.
It yon want the beit Iu anything In
the nursery line, phone 371 or sail at
the Yakima Valley Nursery and your
order will be ronutly filled. 202
All wo ask is n chance to compare
our teas nnd coffees with that of
any other firm in southern Oregon
Southom. Oregon Tea & Coffee Co
rhoilO 1001. 30 S. flrann at.
Beat meal for tho least money at
tho Spot cafo.
Poraonu wishing nhado troes V
plant In front of thoir homes, phono
D. It. wood, Main 11, or after 0
o'clock, Mrs. J. F, Roddy, Main 321.
Ordora for Bweot cream or butter
milk promptly filled. Phono the
In Modern Times
Use Modern Means
Are handy, clean, effective. Our rate for current on
appliances is-just one-half of the regular lighting rate.
There is something in this list that will intorest you.
Utility iron (curl iron heater, water heater, 'Mb. elec
tric iron) aril in one $6.00
G-lb. electric iron $5,00
Heating pads $5.00
Electric range with 7 aluminum utensile $100,00
Electric air heaters , $9.00 up
A full line of wiring material and supplies.
Successors to Condor Water & Power Co.
THE MEDFORD NATIONAL BANK
CAPITAL , $50,000
Safety boxes (or rent. A general Danklnn ftuslncss transacted.
Wo solicit your patronage.
Farm Land v v Timber Land
Residences City Lots
Orchards and Mining Claims
Medford Realty Co
10, JaGksen County Bank Bulling
S7I1AM AND HOT WAT Ell SEATING
All Work CJuiinuiteod VtieoH Jloiitcu.r'do
COFFEEN (Si PRICE
11 North 1) St.. Mi'dford, Oro. Phono 3031
In. Case of vSic&raess
p u o n jfl :$ gi i
Near Pout Office All Night Service Freo Dolivery