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' MEDFORD, JACKSON COONTY, OREGON, FRIDAY OCTOBER 8. 1897.
W 'H. J ONES,
' ,1'liYHII'IAN AND BUIIOKON. . ,
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COwf,(J A BKAMKS,
A. K. BuiuH
VIII (nuitloa Id nil tho oouria ol the slats,
Carofifl oounael (ln Id all matter..
T X. PALMER,' ' v -?'.;5'
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AIKJUITKOT AND HUI'KUINTUNURNT
Omoslo Adklns-Deuol ulk. Hedlord, Oro.
Peratxeilte drawings and epeolnnallona turn
laumlon all kind, nl tiiwlorn building.. Owu
or'e InleriMl ooiialdorcd paraiaouul,
J, S. 1IOWAKD,
HtlKVKVOIt AND CIVII, F.NCIINKKK."
U. H. Deputy Mineral Hurvarnr tor Hie Btate
u( Oroguu. Poitofilec eddroaa;
, . . ' Medford, Ot.gon.
.)VM. S- CROW ELL, ,
. ATTORNEY AT LAW.-
W. II.- PARKER,
' ATTORN KY AT LAW,
HamllB Ulook. , ktdlord.Ort
JJAMMOND & VAWTER,
Au.tlo B. I(id. , , Wm. I. Vawwr.
v: - : f r t . h . i' '
OAcfekl.O. O. IflnlMI!, ' Mtdfo.-fl, Or
J. B. WAIT,
'rHYIClAN AND HUKOKON,
OI In Chtldtr.' Block,
QEARY A PICKEL,
PHYBIClAHH AND BUROKON8,
: . I' e k. r ? .'
Offlne houni-10 lo 13 . m. nd 3 to 4 p. m,
. M.I n ila vk I J In 1 .
Chas. Pcardne ": .
Bioyclos ripalrod on short
notice at living prices....
Shop in J. A. Whitman's
i No. 1 quality o( llino from tho
well known Kunoe crook
CHEAP, FOR CA8H
Wo are now ready to supply
Modford and nil towns ,on tho
railroad. Write for torms to
Carpenter & Allison,
GOLD HILL, OUE.
B. F. Hernmatt x-
. .. ,s ' ...
AND HORSEl SHOES
Pjrice8 reasonable and ;
i Special attention given
to plow work .....
n, . AAnuun, rrop'r
All work striotly ftrst'olast , '
and my prioes are rthe Jowv , ;
est in the oity....
i , .; Shop on Seventh stroet. op
V posito Union Livery Stables.
WantetPAn Idea IS
1 - Xdaeats Tear . liow.li With Cwsearsts.
Otndy Odthanlc, euro oonatlpatlon forever,
ttto, Bto. It 0. 0.0. nil, drugRlBtB refund mooey.
TTThore 1 always much satistaotion in knowing
?1 that you have the best artiole of the kind
that can be had. Some people have an idea
that more is asked for Brldgo-lieaoh stoves and'
ranges than for othors, but, although they possess
ad vantages not to be found in others, no more is
asked for them than for other first-class goods of
We carry o complete line of Bridge-Beaoh
cook and heating stoves, as well as hardware and
sporting goods ,
J. BEEKT& CO...
r RATES FROI-1... . I. L. HAfllLTON
i to j HER DAV , ...ao-pi.cTon,..,
Tho Nnuh Is one of the most popular hotels in Southern '
Oregon, and no pains aro spared for tho oomlort and .
accommodation of iruesta, Everything about the house .
Free Sample; Rooms
.TUB HOTEL, BAR Js
oet nraoas.oi wirjoa,
I ' I In ' T
Having Hai p?orty: Years Experience ...
im f,:' '
"&iri-" Uuslucss It la with pleasure
etmar.. mg me pcopiu oi jocicson
to supply an articles needed in ma two above mentioned linos,
Wo lunnufacturor snnorior Work in store, hotel and oftlce fixtures,
PARKER & HICCIN8. PrOD'rs
Onlcr. In ...
Confectionery, Cigars Tobacco
propr-s op MEDFORD SODA WORK8
We Carry None But Firat-Claaa Oooda
; -.MEDFORD, OREGON
Tbatlbave the largest and best Belcoted stock of furniture,'
carpets, wall paper and window shades to be found In South
ern Oregon .... . . . ,
Escape Your Attention....
If you aro a prospective
tho blgest in grade and
in conncotton ..... ' .
FRANK W. WAIT
... STONE YARD
Qonoral oontraoting in all llaos of stone work.
Cemetery Work :
a Soecialtv ... . A
AlllladB of marble and granito tuonumonta
sjsJJ ordered direot from the quary... ; , '
Vrd on a street 1 ' : 1
CommertDlitlHotel Dlook ;, - ,
EEgsoriptions Carefully Compounded.
. -Mite Strati;
rSTRICTLY FIRST-CLASS ...
yon cqmmekcial mbn l: '
always suppliod with the very '
liquors ana clears ,
that we occupy this space in Inform-
county mat we are now tuny equipped
: Salesrooms at Medford, Oregon
Factory at Phoenix, Oregon
LET THE FACT.
purchaser you will find my goods
tho lowest in price, a Undertaking
X A.. WEBB
MEDFORD, OREGON f
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' THE MORTAR
'), fi. H. HASKINS, Prop'r. '
iNVTHtN. IN; THE UNt Or
" ' Pure Dltigi, Fntonl Medlelnes, Books,
PAINTS and OILS,
Tobsxcoes.Glinirs, Perfumery, Toilet Articles and
Kverythlng that la ourrled In a first-
IMS DRut? BTOKK
Medford , Ongoa
' ., . I ' ' : ' ''''''' '
latanaatlM CMtifsla h. Bto Ari
altwal BtaSlnas waal lUrMWIav
. Speoial retsrns - from aboat half of
the sgrirmltore experiment stations : of
the United States to American Agricul
turist indicnte. that these institutions
are very moon appreciated by farmers,
judging from the increased demand for
tbelr publications. Following are some
of the dotails givon by the Journal al
ready quoted in an artiole on what the
stnto agricultural stations are doing: -
With most of the stations the work
dates from the passage of the .Hatch aot
and tho establishment of the experiment
stations iu 1888 or 1889. The number
of bulletins now issued vary from 8,000
arf.OOO in the sparsely settled states
ami T territories to' 60,000 in the rich
populous middle states; 18,000 to 14,
000 would probably be a good average
for all tbo states. ,
All tho stations without exception
send their bulletins to residents through
out the state free of 'charge wbo apply
for the same to the ofnoer in charge at
his postoffloe, as specified below. The
annual reports are sent free to all appli
cants as long ax the edition lasts. As a
rale this supply is somewhat limited,
bat is usually sufficient to meet the de
mand. The stations also send fri of
charge bulletins to' all applicants out
side the state, but reserve the right to
discontinue theae, provided the home
demand beoomes sufficiently large to. ex
haust the supply. It is the desire of all
the stations to keep the list outside the
state as small aa 'possible, so as to be
able to supply their home fanners first
As Mm work of the statical becomes bet
ter known it will undoubtedly be im
poasiMe to supply this outside demand.
To most this call the United States de-
rartnMot of agriculture at Washington
issues farmers' bulletins that are fur
nished free to all applicants,' eaeh iasae
being on one topic, and tnelndtnf the
resuiia obtained si tbe varsoaa stations.
-. Aa another evidence of the apprecia
tion by the fanners of the estpariment
station is the fact that the oaaieauouov
enoa has doubled, and in many oases
quadranled during tbe past six years.
In a great many states there is still a
misapprehension on the part of some
farmers. Statious do not distribute
seeds, neither oan they undertake inves
tigations of a private nature or whioh
will benefit only a few, such aa the
analysis of a soil peculiar to a certain
locality, unless by so doing a large pro
portion of the farmers of the state are
the gainers. In other words, the work
of the station cannot be devoted to indi
viduals. All questions concerning agri
cultural problems are answered and the
stations are rapidly becoming centers of
agricultural influenoe. It is their desire
to become better acquainted with every
farmer in the respective states. Where
a thorough understanding exists the
kindliest feeling between station and
people is the rule. Much valuable in
formation oan be obtained ' by simply
asking your station for it The institu
tions were founded for the farmers.
Why not make full use of them? Each
station receives $16,000 annually from
the federal treasury and in a few cases
an additional sum from the state.
' Iu addiiton to the foregoing Amerioan
Agriculturist gives in condensed form
tho number of bulletins published, to
wtvim sent. oto.
Barrow For Cora Fodder.
Do yon want a handy barrow for corn
fodder?1 If so, follow these ' directions
from The National Stockman, and the
result will be a barrow like' the one de
picted in the accompanying out:
i! The two side pieces A are 9 feet long
Bnd ' 1 inohea , by I inches. , The up
rights B are 9 feet long and 8 inches by
1 W inches. The crosspieoes O are 8 foot
long and 8 foot apart and 8 inches wide
by 1 M inches. ' The straps D are pieces
of old oarriage tire bent aa shown. The
CORN rODDRR BARROW.' ,
legs are fastened on' with' a single bolt
and the uprights by a log sorew. The
braces for the uprights are notched in
and nailed. When it is desired' to . use
the barrow for" grass, put in a floor of
half inch white pine, also nail half inch
boards from B 1 to B a and fit in side
boards from B to B 8 and from B 1 to
B ;' White, pine or 'cypress, will be
strong enough for the dimensions given.
If heavier, wood is used, use smaller
, ' ' Steel Koaua.
Among other projects in prospect by
Secretary of Agrionltare Wilson is that
of steel roads iu western states deficient
in atone and gravel,' flat rails of steel,
he Is said to believe, offering the best
and oheapest material. : - Sample steel
roads are to he first tested ahar some of
the experiment stations." !-? .ibIi f
ALL' ABOUT CURRANT8.
Poa4rali Tarlotlas tiata ) VT.ld.-Cal.
. taral Hies A Xw Varlrtr.
' At the New York station, where elab
orate testa are being made in currant
culture, the-boshes are set four feet
apart in six or seven foot-rows and eaob
plant is given a forkful or two of stable
manure in the falL Shallow summer
cultivation is given until August, and
in the fall the bushes are pruned, all
canes of 6 years old being removed.
Cherry and Fay are regarded as the
most desirable of 18 varieties of red
curranU on account of bearing large,
thin skinned fruit, well filled with rich
juioe or pulp. Prince Albert, London
Bed and Victoria have given larger
average yields, but the fruit is smaller.
and in the case of Ijondon Ked tne clus
ters are very abort Of the 6 varieties
of white currants (Bines rubrum) oo
scribed. White Dutch gave , the largest
yield, followed by white urape and
For propagation of currants the out
ting method ia preferred, the cuttings
to be made front ripe, hard wood in the
fall, stripped of their foliage, and either
planted at once, if early in the season,
or tied in bunches and burled about six
inohea deep in the earth until spnng,
with tne bods upward to keep the top
buds dormant In this oase the cuttings
may be set out aa soon as the ground is
fit to work in the 'spring. The soil for
growing cuttings should be rich, well
drained and thoroughly pulverized, and
the cuttings should be placed in long
trenches with, the top bods just above
THE POMONA CURRANT. ' i
the surface. Strong 1-year-old plants
are regarded as tbe most desirable for
, Currants may be planted either in
fields to themselves or in vineyards be
tween the trellises.' The distance be
tween the bushes varies with tho vigor
of-eaoh variety, but about four feet
apart in six foot rows is considered a
good practice. Anuual fertilising with
barnyard manure and some commercial
fertilizer is considered necessary, and
clean, shallow cultivation should be
given until the end of summer. Prun
ing in either bush or tree form is re
garded as preferable to allowing old
canes to remain on tbe plants.
In addition to the foregoing extracts
from a station report is here reproduced
from Sural New . Yorker an UloBtra
tion of the Pomona currant introduced
for the first time this season. Although
the Clusters are not largo and tho ber
ries are of medium size, the Pomona is
regarded with interest because it is
olaimed that it has made the greatest
actual acreage on record.
v., . : a Word About Beffoalae. -:
TbeLCare of .begonias is comparative
ly simple, they , being well adapted to
ordinary window culture. The varieties
are: very numerous, and, according, to
Viok'a Magazine, aside from the tuber
ous kinds, they are included in two di
visions,, one of .which embraces those
specially prized for their blooming qual
ities and the other those having re
markably handsome foliage. A few of
the best .of the flowering varieties are
B. semperflorens apd its several varia
tions, B. argentea. guttata, B. argyroa
tigma piota, B. gilsoni, B.- feastii, B.
rubra, B. sandersonli, B. xebiina. There
are many ethers that ore excellent.
,j .t7..":(K MiK'j'JKiiill '' I" l.'l' I'jul . ,
..'Cattlag jtaepberry yaaaa ;
An Ohio correspondent of Country
Gentleman writes:. We found that it
dees not pay to out back the red rasp
berry canes during tne1 growing season.
We should prefer to take the old canes
out Immediately after picking and burn
them, not because it will inorease tire
coming orop, but that we may oheok the
ravages of insects and the spreading of
- . "Most red varieties sucker very bad
ly. We must treat these sprouts as
weeds or olse the orop will be a failure.
The better plan is to cultivate the - red
raspberries in hills instead of the Judge-'
row. " -' '
Governor Rogers of Washington says
witiioi.aiaio iuu ueuuer money or
land that.lt can' rtoTrste to Debs' scociai
democracy. ' 4 ;.;
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NEWS OF TflE WORLD.
FATAL ACC4DENT ON THE DENVEPt
AND RIO QAANDC ROAD. ,
.a.ral M.ol Bn' WaHns Valts
flatat Sr IM liklHI aS .PMie
.SlatMral XflUa Coalag Fraaa Mmnpu-
Wig rralrio Fir K.or Wioalo..
ine new urecian caoinet oas Deen r
formed and met with favorable recep r '
tion.- ' - '' ' -' - " ' ' -
Major Iuis Ginter, the millionaire r "
cigarette manufacturer of Richmond, I ,
Vs., Is dead. ,
At the races held at Springfield, 111.,
last week Star Pointer paced a mil in
8:001, lowering the world s record halt
Mrs. J. A. Truitt, a hL Louis woman, (
recently sold her husband to a womaa
for $4000. The husband was satisfied
with the sale. '
It is reported that 6000 Chinese hava
started a riot at Swatow, China, oppoo- !
ing tbe proposed foundiuir of a Christ
ian church there.
Mrs. George Brownlee and her two-"
son, Thomas, agsd 21 and James, aged
19, were barned to death in their home ;
at East Longmeadow, Mass. ,
Hereafter, raiload companies and
ether corporations in Bfexico will par
employes In silver instead of gold,
at tbe 'ratio of two- Mexican Silver
dollars for one gold dollar.
John C Cheatam alias Aaron Miller,
was arrested at Rock Hill, & G, by
Henry W. Kay, on a warrant charging
him with tbe murder of Ray's father,
24 years ago, ,.
The Spanish cabinet has resigned.
The queen has accepted tho cabinet'
resignation, bat has asked Premier
Aicarraga to continue in pffic until a .
asw cabinet oan be formed.
Dispatches from Beaie state that the
pope's weakness is increasing ana mat
the church' dignitaries r afraid ha
will not rally from tbe extreme feeble .
aeas and exhaustion he now betrays.
The congress of Nicaragua has an- .
thorixed tha government to borrow
83,500,000 on the best terms .and times
possible, pledging as security, national
properties, the import duties and the
internal revenues. - '
.'Frank Di vis,, living near Schulver, .
Neb., found his wife and four of hi
seven children dead, a Sftli i-liild dying
and a sixth one ill. , Strychnine had
been put in the coffee appnrantly -by
the mother, but for what cause is not
H. F. Horn, a farmer, was shot from
a load of wheat and fatally injured
while driving into Watongo, O. T.
Four men were in the attacking party.
A divorce case and a contested claim
are mixed up in the matter.
Cicil and Will Cummings, aged 7 and
9, mysteriously disappeared from their
home in Marinette, Wis., several - days '
ago and have not since been heard of.
It 'is thought that they have been,
The body of Charles F. Ewing,-an
attorney of Greenville, Ky., was found
in the river at St. Louis. Whether his
death was dee to accident, suicide or
murder has not been established.
Ex-President Grover Cleveland is
talked of at Trenton, N. J., aa being a
possible successor to the late Judge
William L. Dayton as lay judge of the.
General Neal Dow, known in all'
English-speaking - countries as tho
"father of prohibition," died in his-,
home at Portland, Me., October 2d.
He was in his 93d year and died of otof-'
age-" ; .V.
A woman and her four children weW
found dead by asphyxiatiosttni aWtwf
at a New York hotel. Tbe weMfa bVf
evidently killed her children atd tosi-.K
mitted suicidel ' They .were registersat, -as
Mrs. Caroline Ratines, West Point, :
and four children. . . ' . !
The Armenian congregation of St. ,
John's Baptiste church.. Chicago, car
ried knives and clubs to church Sun
day and after mase started ' to fight in
church. Tha police had to be called
to quell the, disturbance. r Two of tho
fighters were seriously cut. i . , : ,, ; .
John Moore and Tim Kennedy, both.
61 years of age, and iun moulders, rati. .
a 100-yard foot race B Butte, Mont.,,
for a puree of 300 and the' ohampion
shlp of the world tor men of their ages. :
Moore.won by a foot ut lSi seconds, t .
Tha Vallecito de Saa Aatonlo. grant ,
claim for "35,000 ac in 'Rio Arriba -'
sountyi covering some of the-beat geld,
copper and; niiea district- i Northsrn .
New Msxlco, north of tk Denver and
RlofGrande road, las been 'rsjected iii
the 'United- State's Court ef Private
Land claims, i ..4f..-(
" The secretary of the navy, ia hi .
forthcoming report -to congress, wilr
recommend the construction ef .threo - .
battleships and ten' torpedo boats.SHo
will also recommend that at least one
of these battleships be bnllt on the
Psaifiu coast. If a reaseaable bid oan be
reeaivedfiem the ship-building firm
e(ta sswet, :!! v :, -, yij..';;. j.; :
To Cure a Cid In One Day. '
Tat laxative PfoayiQalnlae TaWet. All
drugtiits foafl the sitmer tt It faUk to ear
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