The Medford mail. (Medford, Or.) 1893-1909, December 27, 1895, Page 1, Image 1

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VOL. VII
MEDFORD, JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1895.
NO. 52.
JJ
K0l0fP
PROFESSIONAL CARDS.
A. ESTE'B,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Medford, Oregon.
Notary Public ia office.
Office over C ran till & Hutchison's store.
QROWELL & PARKER,
W. S. Crowell. W. H. Parker.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Office in Hamlin Block. Medford, Or.
JTRAXCIS FITCH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Medtord. Ore.
Will practice in all courts of state or U. S
J.-ti. Willi MAW,
ABSTRACTOR AND ATTORNEY
AT LAW.
Office in bank building, Medford. Or
Have the most complete and reliable abstracts
of tiUe in Jackson county.
HAMMOND & VAWTER,
Austin S. Hammond. Wm. I. Vawter.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Office 1. 0. O. F. building. Medford, Or
WHITE & JEFFREY,
G. W. White. J. A. Jeffrey.
ATTORSEYS AT LAW.
Medford, Oregon.
Will practice in all the courts of the state.
Special attention given to all kinds of convey
ancing. Notary work and collection's at reas
onable rates and remittances promptly made.
Mining law a specialty. Office on seventh
street, opposite Opera House.
"W. B- OFFICER,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Eagle Point, Oregon.
Office Inlow residence.
KIRCHGESSNER,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Medford, Oiegon.
OMce McAndrews Block, Sere nth sts.
J. B. WAIT.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Office in Childers' Block. Medford, Or
PCTVKICTAKS AMD SURCEOXS.
OSlce boors 19 to B a. m. and I to p.m.
SandayaUtoL
Medford, Or
eSce: Haskin Block.
F)R- O. F. DEMOREST.
RESIDENT DENTIST.
Makes a specialty of first-das work at reaaon
- ablr rates. - -
Office In Opera Hcmse.
Medford, Or.
QDGERS & HALL,
DENTISTS.
Bare permanently located in Medford for the
practice of dentistry, from a continued prac
tice of over 14 years, we are prepared to guaran
tee entire satisfaction.
lam as a call. Over The Palace.
-W BENNET,
ARCHITECT AITD 8TPERINTENDENT.
Plana, Specifications and Details. Perspeo
tiv. Drawings and Blueprints. Ventilation and
Drainage a Specialty.
saaSey Block, - Medford, Oregon.
W. TOWNSEND...
- Real Estate
Insurance
Agent
OREGON
ilea harts? property for sals or rent will
an by lisunc same with me. I represent
neat tne vnav best Insurance com
panies doing; bnslnesa In the west.
PALACE
Tonsoriai
bnv
t$ncA & Snyder, Prop's;
vinr. Halrcuttinr. Sham poo-
ins: and Beards Dyed. All work
drst-clas er wo will refund the
1 prion,
OT AND COLD BATHS.
Agent for Salem Steam Laundry.
Swrenth Street, opposite Postoffloe.
MEDFORD, OREOON.
For Sale Cheap.
One good carriage and single har
ness all complete. Enquire of Samuel
Svinning, at Edw. Smith's old place,
mr at The Mail office.
-Legal Blanks for sale at this office
ran
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When It Rains...
Enough to put the ground iu
shape for plowing, remember
that we are the sole agents for
the Canton chilled and black
land plows we have just re
ceived a new stock of them .'. .
Everything in the line of hard
ware, stoves and tinware, paints,
oils and " glass. Best black
smith's coal in quantities to
suit
If you want to see your game
drop, we will load your shells
to order with the best smoke
less powder and chilled shot . . .
J. BEEK & CO.,
.Odd fellows block
GOOD...
MORNING
without any mental reservation whatever. That is what J.
Abraham is saying these days, and while doing so he does
not need to go far out of his way to say that lie has added
to the finest stock of Gents' Furnishing Goods, Hats, etc.,
ever brought to Southern Oregon, a line of
STAPLE DRY GOODS!
Everything new and strictly the finest, and" the prices
will suit you. Come and see them.
J. ABRAHAM,
McAndrews Block Medford, Oregon
When I Get Things Fixed.
I will have one of the neatest and best stocked
GROCERY STORES in this city.
It requires a few weeks' time to get everything in shape, hut, even
though my goods are not alt here, I havo probably as complete a lino
Groceries n you will find any place in your city. My stock is
, Neat and Strictly First Class
Give the new man a trial. Located in Elder building, corner
Seventh and B streets, Medford, Oregon.
.A. NUTT.
20 Pounds
.GOOD MULSH
Pine Apple Roast Coffee
at 30 cents per pound
IiUSDEfi & BERLIN
MR8. MARY L.
Meals at all hours. Oysters
.Bakery in connection
for families on
Chicken Dinners
Opposite Postoffice
Our Repairing Department
proved machinery, hence we can
reasonable rates in fact, all work
Superior Job Printing Mail Office
I
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Importer and Dealers in
General Hardware
Don't think we are want
ing to know whether you
have tried a new brand
of soap, but we just wish
vou a "Good Morn in ff"
GROCERS
LOW, Proprietor.
on hand and served in season.
baking done to order
short notice.
Every Sunday
MEDFORJfr, OREGON
TAYLEIT
THE FOOT FITTER
Seventh srteet.
MEDFORD. OnBOON
TOiCIO' There Is nothing later In
-Ladies' Fine Button Boots
New resigns just arrived, gotten up
by the finest shoe artists in the world
A full stock of men's and boys' up to
date lace ana congress gaiter shoes
Good workmanship, low prices ....
is fitted up wth the latest im
put you up a first class job at very
guaranteed
Jacksonville News.
Clarence Ileames, a university
student, is spending the holidays
at home.
Mrs. Frank Strong returned to
Yreka after a several months' Btay
in Jacksonville.
Miss Dee Ankeny arrived from
Eugene to spend Christmas with
her parents, at Sterling.
Mrs. Alice Kane and children
were down from Ashland to spend
Christmas with A. M. Berry and
wife.
Peter Devlin has been lying very
low with typhoid maleria at Mrs.
Kenney's residence in Jacksonville
since Tuesday morning. Drs. Hines
and Geary are in attendance.
Misses Clara, Helen, Mary and
Master Don Colvig are spending
the week at Bolt with their grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Birdsey.
There was a reunion of all the
grand children of this venerable
couple.
A. S. Jacobs, of Central Point,
was here Tuesday. He reportp the
hotel, which has been under the
management of of J. S. Sims, will
close down this week owing to fin
ancial diflicultics.
Twenty people from Jackson
ville went to Medford by special
train Christmas eve to attend the
fireman's ball. All had a merry
time and hope to see our neighbors
over to the New Year's ball and
know they will be made welcome.
E. E. Phipps, of Gold Hill, was
in Jacksonville Tuesday interview
ing the county clerk, but he wanted
his mission kept a secret. Probably
he has not learned it is a difficult
task to keep things quiet when the
festive correspondent is. on
alert. A marriage license
issue! December 24 - to E
the
was
E.
Phipps and Miss Edith Crouth.
The Christmas tree entertain
ment at the Presbyterian church
was largely attended and many
children, who do not attend Sunday
school, were kindly remembered
with & bag of candy, nuts and an
orange by the committee. A short
program appropriate to the occasion
was- rendered and a message of
kind greeting and wishes from the
M. E. Sunday school was very
touchingly delivered by Mrs. W. J.
Plymale.
Table Rock items.
Fred Hansen returned from his
business trip to Ashland last Wed
nesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Dickinson
went to Medford Saturday to buy
Christmas goods.
We already hear some complaint
of the game law being violated
Who will he the first victim?
The many friends of Mrs. E. P.
Pickens are sorry to learn that she
has not been feeling so well of late,
Otis Friereon, Mrs. Pendleton
and Miss Libbie Pendleton spent
Saturday in' Central Point and
Medford.
W. II. Arnold has been suffering
from a severe attack of rheumatism
lately! but was able to be about
on Monday.
The late Btorms have driven the
ducks in from the colder valleys
and now there ia splendid shooting
on and near Kogue nver, several
banters have already made good
records.
Judging from the number of new
houses and miners cabins that nave
gone up on the road to Gold Hill
there must be new life in the mm
ing business. Some of the men
say that there is plenty of ground
ou some of the worked out and dis
carded claims that will pay to work
when water is plentiful and they
are taking advantage of the present
supply.
If we are rightly informed, the
citiiens of Sams Valley donated
ob hundred dollars in work toward
graveling the road from Moonville
to J. K. Moore's place at the lower
end of the valley. We believe that
to be the best paying investment
they could have made. A similar
movement is being talked of here.
Give us better roads and we can
market our produce cheaper, save
wear and tear on our wagons and
have better horses to drive.
Your correspondent accompanied
by Will Nichols, Alex. Robinson
and Otis Frierson make a flying
trip to Gold Hill and the Foot's
creek mine Friday. We found
Gold Hill a busy place and from
appearances the merchants are do
ing a prosperous business. The
stay at the mine was too short to
give anything like a fair description
of the extensive work being done
there. 1 hey are workinir fiftv-five!
men now and will increase their
force as soon'as possible to make
room.
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Phoenix Shavings.
BY I'ODO.VY
Some snow but no 6leighing.
Phillip Muller is over from Cali
fornia and is stopping at Hotel
Epp8.
Steve Longfellow's foot has im
proved so that he can walk around
some.
Grandma Stout went to San
Francisco last week to stay all
winter.
Miss Carrie Langston has gone to
Medford to remain and is living
with the familv of Rev. Jenkins.
Wm. Wright is at home this
week and is on the sick list.
Charlie is taking his place at Week's
Brothers.
Captain Dunlap and Warren
Howard are blasting a well or
6haft on Carver's place looking
for pay dirt.
Messrs. J. II. Stewart and C.
Kleinhammer shipped a car of
apples, containing 600 boxes, to
London, England, this week.
Miss Nellie Towne returned home
this week from Eugene where she
has been attending school. She
will return to school after the holi
days.
It is reported that Dick Payne
and Miss Mary Wilson, daughter
of uncle Billy Wilson, were mar
ried last bundav at the residence of
the bride's parents.
There have been twentv-four
cars of fruit shipped from Gasburg
this season. J. II. Stewart shipped
nineteen of them himself. How is
that for Phoenix, and Southern
Oregon.
Notes From Eden Precinct.
BY FARMER.
Several of our young people took
in the dance at Phoenix Christmas
eve.
JN. S. Bennett and family spent
Lhnst mas with Mrs. B s. parents.
of Gnflin creek.
Some of the old settlers predict
"fine weather in rebruary, and
many people ' anticipate it with
pleasure.
Still the porkers are being driven
to market. Last week J. D. Ander
son sold to the packing company
in Medford a drove of hogs which
weighed 12,200 pounds.
Some one visited W. M. Smith's
smokehouse a few nights since and
helped themselves to the bacoa and
lard, but, sorry to Bay, failed to
leave their card. We are ashamed
to send such an article from a land
of plenty and where the helping
hand is always extended .
The little accident which occured
at the close of our school has been
enlarged upon until we learn from
valley papers it was a narrow es
cape from being a repetition of the
Silver Lake horror on Christmas a
year ago. There is some one who
is either practicing space writing or
suffering with an enlarged imagina
tion bump.
The Christmas exercises at the
school house was a very pleasant
affair. The house was nieelv de
corated. The program,' thosgh
short, was well rendered. Smiles
chased the lines ef care from the
older faces when tne children vert
receiving, witb loud expressions
of delight, the presents from the
well laden tree.
Baggs Seateaced t Walla Walla.
Last Moaday Judge Parker, of
the superior court, of Pierce county
Wash., sentenced Geo. W. Boggs
to a six-year term in the peniten
tiary at Walla Walla. Mr. Boggs
was convicted last week ef using
public funds for private purposes,
the maximum penalty for which is
tea years at ine state prison, ana
his six years can be reduced to five
years for good conduct. v He will
not be taken to the penitentiary
for the present, but will remain at
the Pierce county jail a few weeks
pending an appeal to the supreme
court for reversal of judgement.
An effort will be made to pro
cure bonds until the appeal can be
reached by the court.
ROYAL Baking Powder.
Highest of alt la leavening
Strength. V. Owerawsat Resort
BITS OF LOCAL RAILWAY NEWS,
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J. W. Wiley shinned five carloads of
beef cattle to San Francisco Tuesday
morning. He expects to make another
shipment in about two weeks.
.
Messrs. Harvey and Wiley are mak
ing quite a business of their stock ship
ments and Tile Mail hopes they are
making a few dollars for themselves
out of the business.
Section Foreman Kelley is still at
work with bis crowd of able lads ditch
ing along the sides of the S. P. track
and an al fired slick job he is doing
and there is not tho least possible
chance for its being branded anything
out an ngbt when the inspection boss
shows up on the scene.
.
J. A. Whitman shipped 000 dressed
turkeys last Saturday to San Francisco.
By the same train Geo. It. Pelton &
Co., shipped 200 turkeys. Shipments
to nearly these amounts have been
made almost daily for the past week.
In all probability eight thousand tur
keys have left Medford for the above
named California market. Weeks &
Orralso shipped 250 turkeys to San
Francisco last week.
Circuit Court Proceeding.
State of Oregon vs S F Morine and
W H Legate; indictment for permitting
unlawful gambling fined $25 and cost.
State vs Thos Beall, Lawrence N
Card well, Ed Hitch and Charles Cran
fill: indictment for gamgling fined tlO
each and cost 815 in all to each of
the quartette.
State vs Geo Neuber; dft pleaded
guilty and was fined $75 and costs
taxed at $15.
Ordered that a warrant be drawn for
$27 in favor of W J Plymale for bailiff
services for this term of court.
State vs Court Hall: indictment for
permitting gambling dismissed.
Henry E Martin vs W G Oldakers
et al; confirmation of sheriff's sale.
E D Briggs vs J P Walker: judgment,
for p!tf $258.55 S25 costs.
Bank of Ashland vs John L Grubb
etal; confirmation of sheriff's sale.- t
Manuel Silva vs Wm Redd ing; suit
for injunction cause referred to Kate
Lemberge to take testimony and report
at March terra of court.
State vs J R Williamson; indictment
for unlawful gaming continued for the
term.
Jeff Hamlin vs B B Gearvis: writ of
review.
Ordered that Chas Nickell be allowed
$12 for printing bar dockets for this
term of court.
Ordered that Kate Lemberger be
allowed her bill of $10 for service as
court reporter.
A N Soliss allowed $35 for seven days
services as deputy district attorney
in attendence on grand jury.
Ordered that H L Benson be allowed
his bill of $209.50 as per itemized till
printed below:
State vs Wade. $ 2S 09
wrn wura, . neo
- " John Koss, 15 00
" KdCojkv M CO
" " Neaber 10 00
" Hitck , 0 00
CanlwrU, 10 CO
- - Beall K 00
" " Craooll. 10 00
" Rosecrantx, 13 CO
" '" Late Morine. 10 00
Court Hall. 6 CO
12 dart attendeiM In rlrmitmart OS
Telecrrapbitut. telephoning and photo of
of forge check 4 &
In matter of Josephine D Crocker,
insolvent; order for distribution.
E E Miner vs Levi Morine et al; JOt
for $50.
Riley Hammersly vs Carrie E Ham
merely; divorce taken under advise
ment. A X Soliss allowed $5 for 1 days at
tendence on circuit court.
Oliver Harbough vs Wm v"iley; suit
to foreclose mortgage; judgment for pltf
tor $1080.50 and mortgaged property
to be sold at auction sale.
Ordered that Chas Shults be allowed
$45, for 15 days service as bailiff, of
December term of court.
6 RAND JURY KBPCBT.
Te the Honorable Circuit Courfer
We, the grand jury, duly empaneled
for the December term 1S35, resps
fully submit the following report:
We aarelully examined all eases that
came before ns and returned troe bUsi
when the evidence was sufficient in ear
judgment to do so. We save visile
the different county offices, exajnlaed
their books and find them neatly kept
and ia good order. We visited the
eounty jail and found it in goeo condi
tion. We recommend that the fees
that is attached to the count; jail
taken in when not in nee. We visited
th.e county hospital and found it ia
good condition, the inmate expressing
themselves well satisfied with their
treatment There being further
business before the grand jury we re
spectfully ask to be discharged.
N. LAsamu.,
Fnrnmn.
la Probate Cetnt.
Xsteta ef Haskil Amy, ordstWHtfi rat
ing sale of real esUte.
Cheap Reading Hatter.
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world complete, and contains besides a
wealth of matters of literary, scientific,
and general Interest, making it truly
one of the greatest newspapers in the
country. Sample copies of The In
quirer may be had upon calling at this
office.