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W. 8. JONKH,
. IMIYHICIAN AND HIIHOKON,
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(30LVIQ & RKAMKS,
W. M.Colvlg A. K. Heeael
Orlli Htuok, Jiu)lrtnnvlll(,Ormon.
Will pniolloe III all Ihu nourtu of Ihu uluto,
Careful couuitul glveu lit ull inuitom.
Jt A, I'ALMKU,
AltCIIITKUT AND HLWKIMNTKNDKNT
ORloo In AiiUliW-Dttuul btk. Mudlunl, Oro.
I'firHpnntlvo lrawlhK mtd pud fie niton furn
liitUHl on ll Mm ot miHloni btillillimn. Own
ur' IttloraMl ooimiaorwl tmrttiiwunt.
J 8. HOWARD,
HUIiVKYOU AND CIVIL fcNUINKKIt.'
13. H, Doimiy Mlnrrtit Hurvoyor for tbo Btttlo
yf Oromiu. l'uniumoc mltlrotut;
VM. 8. CUOWELL,
ATTOIINKV AT LAW,
.W. H. PARKKR,
ATTOHNHY AT LAW,
Hamlin lllock, Slcd'lord, Ort.
AMMOND & VAWTKR,
Au.tln H. Hammond. Wm, I, Vawter.
ATTOKNKVH AT LAW
Offlce-I.O. O. I', bulldlni, McUratd, Or
J, B. WAIT.
ritVHICIAN AND HUKQKON,
qiftw In Chlldcri' llloclc,
QI5ARY A PICkvL,
I'itYttlCIANH AND BUKOKONH,
Omr houi- 10 til I? . m. mid 3 to i p. til.
ttondaya 1 to 1.
Ortlca Ilnnkln Mock.
Chas. Perdue ... .
Practical Gu and
DicvoloB, ripaircd on Bliort
notice at living prices....
Shop in J. A. Whitman's
No. 1 quality ot llino from tho
' woll known Kanosorook quarry
CHEAP FOR CASH
Wo are now ready to supply
Modford and all towns on tho
railroad. Wrlto for terms to
Carpenter & Allison,
GOLD HILL, ORB,
AND HORSE SHOER
Prices reasonable and
Special attention given
to plow work
a Branch ...
Of Blaoksmithing Mutt I
t do not fully undorstand,
M and my prioes will not
onppio your purao, nor wui
tho shoes I sot cripple your
horses. I do all kinds of
wagon and oarriage work,.
J, R. WILSON ...
"16 to 11
3, R. HARDEN, Prop'r
All work strictly" first-cliiBS
and my prioos are tho low
Shop on Sovonth Btroet. op
poBite Union Livory Stables.
TTThoro is always much satiBfaotion in knowing
"1" that you have tho best urtiolo of the kind
that can bo had. Some people have an idea
that more 1h nnkod for Mridge-Hoach stoves and
raugos than for others, but, although they possess
advantages not to bo found in others, no more is
askod for them than for other first-class good 8 of
We carry a complete line of Bridge-Beach
oook and heating stoves, as woll as hardware and
tl to $j PER DAY
1 lio Nish Is one of tho most popular hotels In Southern
Oregon, und no puln uro spared for the comfort and
accommodation of guest. Kverythlng about tho house
Free Sample Rooms
THE MOTEL BAR
best brands of wines,
Having rfai Forty Years Experience ...
SMras- ; JJu'lnoss it Is with pleasure that wo occupy this spaoo la inform
hSU Ing tho eotlo of Jackson county that wo are now fully equipped
jm. to supply all articles nudnd In tho two above montlonod linos.
W o miiuufacturur stiMrlor work in store, hotel and ofllco flxturos.
C rftRIV&" niViViiio, rroD IB
UCIHrl in .
Confectionery, Cigars ? Tobacco
I'ropr's op MEDFORD 80DA WORKS
We Carry None But First-Class Qoods
That I havo tho largost and best seleotod stock of furniture,
carpets, wall paper and window shados to be found In South
ern Oregon .
Escape Your Attention....
If you are a prospective
the hlgost In grado and
FRANK W. WAIT
... STONE YARD
Gonoral contracting in all linos of stono work.
a Specialty ...
Airklnda "of marble and gvanlto inonumonts
ordered dlroot from tho quary... ttsd
Yard on G Rtroct -Comuiorlotul
TresoriTJtions Carefully ! " Compounded.
Main StrMt; ... . . . Medford Oregon.
MEDFORD, JACKSON COONTY, OREGON, FRIDAY OCTOBER 29. 1897.
I. L. HAfllLTON
... lOPRIITO ...
Is always suppllod with tho very
liquors and clears ....
Ralosrooms at Medford, Oregon
Factory at Hbooalx, Oregon
purchaser you will find my goods
tho lowost in prlos.D Undortaking
I. A. WEBB
tr. . HASKINS, Prop'r.
Ha. anvthino im thk linc op , ...
, ' I'uro Diiign, Pitloiit Medicines, Books,
PAINTS nd OILS,
Toboccoon, Clmr, Permmory, Toilet ArMclos snd
that I. ourrlcd In a firat-
lass UKUQ 8T0K1
NEWS OF THE WORLD.
TEHRIILK ACCIOCNT.ON THE NEW
YORK CENTRAL ROAD.
W.at U BorMU Ik. 0.IU4 tmn
C.,lt.4 Tx.ln Mnrd.r. Cntly
Ulrore. Mult Matt. J
The German government ts raising
funds to lama, the strength of her
trmy and navy.
George M. Pullman, tli. millionaire
palace car builder, died at his hcfine in
Chicago last week.
A marked decrease iu the production
of beat sugar is reported from Germany
nd Austria this year. '
Tte Ancient Order of United Work
men lias selected Pittsburg m the next
meeting place, and the date October
Justin Winsor, IX. D., librarian of
Harvard and first president of the Am
Library association, died at Cambrige
8pain hits notified the United States
that filibustering expeditions to Cuba
must stop, and that she will henceforth
regard them as a breach of internat
A freak museum manager has offered
to go bail for Adolph L. i.u.tgert, the
Chicago wife-iouraerer. If he gets
Luotgert out be will pay him f$00 a
week to appear in his museum.
The atockholdenof'the Denver (Col.)
consolidated gas companv have accept
ed the City of Denver's proposition to
lease the plant at 6 per cent interest
on an appraised valuation for eight
The boiler of tbe Detroit Cabinet
company's factory at Detriot, Mich,
exploded recently. Two men were fa
tally injured, one of whom has since
died, aud tea are more or less seriously
Lord Salisbury sent a note to Em
bassador Hay stating that England
declines to take part iu the conference
proposed by the American bimetallic
commission. Germany will follow Eng
. At a meeting of the Commandery.
In-Chief of the Military Order of the
Loyal Legion, held at Philadelphia,
Uesr-Admlral Bancroft Gherardi, U.
& N., was re-elected cemmaader-in-chief
of the order.
George Young, a farmer living near
Blue Earth, Minn., sii.t and killed his
wife, his two boys, aged 2 and 4 years,
and himself. All died instantly. Bus
iness aud domestlo troubles form the
only explanation of the deed.
While engaged In the mazy whirl of
a waits at a ball given in the opera
house at American Fork, Utah, Miss
Maggie Rushton, one of the belles of
town, aged 17, dropped dead on the
floor from hearf failure.
. A dispatch from Leyte, one of the
Philippine islands, says that that place
has almost been devastated by a cy
clone. Two towns and several villages
have been destroyed, and it is esti
mated that several thousand of per
sons lost their lives through the dis
aster. John W. Coughlin, cashier of the
Anaconda Copper Mining company is
under arrest at Butte, Mont, charged
with embezzling $3000 of the com
Three persons were burned to death
and seven severely injured in a fire
that destroyed the Hotel Brooklyn at
Jacob Masters waylaid, shot and
killed John G Hulaton, on the public
road near Greenfield, Mo. Criminal
intimacy between the . dead man and
Masters' wife led to the crime.
The chamber of commerce of Reicli
enberg, Bohemia, has presented a
petition urging the government of Austria-Hungary
to negotiate with the
othor powers with the view of taking
concerted action against the new
United States custom tariff.
"Vnchcr, the French "Jack the Rip
per," whoso crimes have surpassed in
numbor and ntrocity thoso of the
Whitochnpol slaughterer, has confessed
to 12 murders, which is seven more
than the Paris police imputes to him.
His crinios wore comnilltoil in South
Tho genornl disposition to Incrcsso
the naval, armaments' ran bo gauged
by the fact that 87 warships nro being
built, in Groat. Britain alone. They
aggregate a displacement of 318,012
tons. Of theso 87 warships 34 go to
A north and south mountain railway,
connecting Fort Steele, Wyo., with the
Midland road of Colorado, and passing
through the most promising mineral
districts of that section, is one of tho
projects contemplated for Colorado for
1898. ' .
Adam Faraday, an old-time miner of
Butte, Mont., has just boon granted a
divorce from his wifo, Ida Faraday.
It was the Bovonth action for divorce
between tho parties, and thoy have
disstpatod a fortune of over $100,000 In
litigation over tho affair.
By the washing out of seawall that
has itaod for ift years aviLAUrdo-
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tweeTta waUr oftliiIludson river
and the track a( the Mew York Central
road short distance below Garrison,
the embankment gave way and caused
the wreck of a passenger train, which
rolled Into the river, with 109 passenA
engers. How many of the unfortun
ates were carried to their death is not
vet know, but the number is estimated
at 28. ' Borne of tbe bodies have been
recovered, Jwhlle others areburied deep
in the water under wreckage. The
candid not sink Immediately, allowing
some people to escape through the
windows to the top of the cars and
from there thev were taken bv boats.
Mayor Fawcett of Tacoma has signed
the theatre high-hat ordinance.
The street superintendent at Han-
ford, Cel., has the county prisoners
working en streets. t
The Santa Fe company is spending
$10,000 in improvements ' at Lamanda
park station in Lot Angeles county.
It is 'now probable that a Catholic
church will be erected at Bebastopo),
Cal. ' A subscription list for that pur
pose is being well received.
Pasadena, CL, has several cases of
typhoid fever and the city health offi
car believe tbe germ come from a
dairy near by.
Bamona, Cal., is doing considerable
building this fall, and tbe lumber trade
Is good throughout the valley.
George Beagan and William Herges,
the men found guilty of robbing the
railroad station at Sonoma, Cal., have
each been sentenced to ten years' im
prisonment, E. W. Ruby, a painter fell 30 feet
from the itop of a building at Santa
Monica, Cal., and waa instantly killed.
During a quarrel over money that
was owing him Earnest Carroll was
shot dead at Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne
county, CaL, by Frank M. Smith. The
victim had been working for Smith
but could get no pay, and when he
asked for a settlement he was murder
ed. Smith escaped to the mountains
and is still at large. .
The California Press association held
its annual meeting at San Francisco
last week. The report of the treasurer
showed S1767 97 in the treasury. The
secretary reported thataf the 132 mem
bers 75 were jn good standing.. . Eight
new members were elected. The elec
tion of officers resulted as follows :
President, T. P. Daniels of Alameda;
vice-president, S. M. Haskill; secretary,
W. D. Pennycock; treasurer, G. Jf.
Frank V. McDonald, of tho San
Francisco Pacific bank fame, died in
London, Eng.., recently. McDonald
was cashier and a director of the
wrecked bank. The night before the
crash cam in 1893 he took $14,000 in
gold from the vaults of the bank und
tho next day fled for Japan. The San
Francisco grand jury indicted him for
felony embezzlement and perjury and
he dared not return to his native
Sometime ago z. detective was em
proyedby Dr. Gardner and the direct
ors of the insane asylum at Napa, Cal.,
to find out what was being done with
snch the enormous quantity of provis
ions and clothing that was being sent
to the institution. The detective made
a report that was startlinir. The em
ployes of the asylum were carrying
away large quantities of everything
that could be used to an advantage.
In some cases entire families were be
ing clothed and fed at the asylum's
expense. A complete liBt of the cul
prits was secured, and they are being
discharged as fast as possible.
' A movement to secure a bicycle path
between Vallejo and Napa is on foot.
The idea is suggested as the result of
the act passed at the last legislature
which gives the boards of supervisors
the power to construct cycling paths
out ef th funds of the county. ' '
Surgeon-General Newton L. Bates oi
the navy department, the president's
physician, died recently at Washing
ton. Ho and been in office but two
The Columbia authorities have seized
at David's bay, near ' Panama, 1000
rifles and 50.000 cartridges on board
tho schooner Columbia, bound for
Sir. Edwin Arnold, the English poet
and editor, was married recently at
London to a Japanese woman.
The muni'.'ipal council of Paris has
a resolution asking the French govern
ment to'make a reduction of ,4 francs
in the custom duties on grain.
A deputy sheriff" of Santa Claracoun
ty, has been sent to Rosario, Mexico, to
to Identify a man held thore on sus
picion of being Murderer Dunham. -
Russell Sage, the millionaire, Is
forming a syndicato of1 moneyed men
with a view of purchasing the Union
Paolfio railway, on the basis of satisfy
ing the full government claim. Sage
claims he received subscriptions of
$76,000,000 within two hours of his
announcement. , '
The jury In the caso of Adolph L.
Luotgert. tho millionaire sausage-maker
who has been' on tial 'at Chicago,
charged with murdering' his wife' and
boiling her body in a vat to destroy it,
could not agrse, nine standing for con
viction with th deatli ponally arid
three for acquittal. ;
miwum .. ..
Insorted In a ftrst-olass news
paper Is tho moot eflootlvo way
of reaching a given section ...
Watford MaH $
Ib ln0 lead'ntf family nowspa- J
"' per Id Jaoksou County ... . $
PACIFIC COAST NEWS:
A PLAQUE ADOS HORRORS TO WIN
TER AT DAWSON city.
fatal I.p f eal Man M.r
chant. Arra.1.4 for S.lllaf , P.Ikb -A
Sto.ktaa La4 Aeeli.ntallr that-'
Large Vamll of Bak.reA.ld Man.
William B. Dole, a millionaire bank
er of Pomona, Cal., is dead.
The Baptists of Southern California.
have been in session in San Bernar
dino. Nancy Daniels, a negress, died at
Sacramento, Cal., at the age of 110
years. She was a native of Virginia. 1
Orrville Havden, ' a young man 21
year old, was shot and killed at Farm
ington, Wash., by footpads who wera
robbing him. , , , ; , - ,
: Santa Rosa it greatly excltad over
the number of robberies committed
there lately. On a recent evening
there were three reported to the police.
L. M. Kaiser has resigned the man
agement of the Commercial bank of
Ban Luis Obisno, Calii
tend to private affairs!
in order to at-
rs. .... -
T. J. Young and G W. Geary, deal
ers in general merchandise at Walnut
creek, CaL, hav bn arrested for sail
ing poisons without having a registered
pharmista in their employ.
The preliminary examination of Tipp
Marr, charged with' holding up tho
clerk of the National hotel, at Colusa,
Cal., resulted in his being held to an
swer before the supreme court.
The south-bound . through freight
train on the Southern Pacific was ditch
ed three miles north of Wilbur, Or.,
13 cars leaving the track. The accident
was caused by the rain washing out
the road bed.
Tbe Southern. California association
of Congregational churches held it
annual session in Redland recently..
One hundred delegates were in attend
ance and tbe session was very profit
able. H. J. Snively, one of ?he members ot
the board of audit and control, in
reennt interview gave out the impress
ion that the families of the Populist
state office-holders are socially ostra
cised at Olympia, Wash. ;
Tea Inspector Palmer has rejected '
200 cases of Japanese tea brought to
Seattle on tbe Nippon Yusen liner, Kin- '
shui Maru. The tea inspector said :
that the tea had apparently been once i
Redlands may soon have an electric
street railway in lseu of the antiquated
mule and honse car system now pre
vailing. The initiative has beed taken
by the Redlands Orange Grove and'
Water company, which has offered ta
take $2000 bonds of a company.
Tho remains of Doc Holloway, a
well-known resident of Gilroy, Cal.,
were found on a ranch 28 miles from, j
that place. There was a bullet hole in
his head and a rifle lay beside hi j
body. He had been dead two or three- (
days when fouud. , ',
Inspector Putnam, a deputy United :
States marshal and 50 deputies raided '
the Chinatown of Fresno, Cal. 1 About .'
a dozen Chinese were arretted and I
taken to jail on charge of being with- i
out registration papers and violating; t
the internal revenue laws. 1
George Mull of Woodland, Cal., ac- F
cidantally shot himself with a 38-cali- !
ber rifle. The ball entered the left '
side and passed under the skin for .
nine inches, coming out at th back.";
The wound is considered very danger- ;
ons. i .. ,'
Th second trial of John P. Madden, i
charged with the murder of J. J.' Brnc
Jr., at Pennington last April, took I
place at Yuba city, Cal. After beinr
out 20 hours the jury could not agree, (
ten stood for acquittal and two for
Woodland has organised a board of
trade to look after the interest of tho
Yolo county town Iby encouraging i
home manufactories and devising !
means to prevent tho diversion of '
trade to other cities. The erection of '
a flour mill was talked of at tho first.'-,
meeting. . , !
' J. & Cude, 70 years of age, has beon
found guilty of murder in the Becond ;
dgic at Oroville, Cal. He shot and (
killed a nAanJkamed Walter Russell in '.:
Ofclco on Jnne 17th. The two men met
for th first time on the day of tho kill
ig, and were drinking together. Rus- ' '
tell was so drunk that he could scarce
ly stand when Cude shot him. t. , V
' Joltn W. Backus committed suicide ,T
t Portland, Or., by Jumping from tho j
sixth story of a building to th tona
pavement,' 60 'feet below.: Nearly
very bone in hia body, was brpktri
and he lived only a' fw minutes aftorf,'
the fatal plung.. ... Backus has had fin
ancial, troubles . of lat gad they ars
thollalit to have deranged his mind.
Fbur hundred emigrant on board ot
th:" Italian' steamef ! Agortat, bound
iram Gano for Brazil, har bethi pol- . -sorioAy
VerlgTi,'WeH 4 bcom '
ttaVke4'uWtlt la Which -teip
foot was cooked. 1 It it atpeoUfl that .,
maay of the MiTers will loM tholr
llVM. ' '