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"KID-FITTING" Stylo 228,
Talk olvour nleiiHunttlmesianil ttimi
Buy something of your reully enjoyable
occasions und ihun some und you oim
then b In inMir thupo to mention
something about tho good limo which
tho members of Tnllatnun lodgn. No.
Ill, K. ol 1'., hull on Monday evening of
thin week. Tho occasion wo thul of
Installation of officers and thn members
hud (In ii rod u IX) n having R lltllo tlino
nil by Ihmnselvua it t tliu olnso of these
coroinonlce, but some of the good wlvoa
of tliutn nlwuyii irood find indulgent
mntnlwi a, son o' figured nil by thorn
aelvea that if thnru wan Ui bo gulu
lima they would Juki naturally drop In
on tholr lessor halves mid oujoy somu
of thn good tlmn with tlHMii. Arrange
ments lind previously been ninde by
tho boyf for Krunk Wilson to furnish
nn oyster supper for thorn tho boys
mid those plum, you enn rent assured
wero not Inlerfcrrcd with by tho Indies.
Unbeknown to ninny of thu members,
mid lit a llm-i Jul prior to installation
mid oysters, tho ladles to the numbur
of fourteen bribed thn oulur guard and
marched Into tliu Castle Hull mid took
purl, by tholr prunonco, in tho core
monies find ns woll n parlor tho oyntur
auppcr which wn first-class In every
firrlioular. Tho nlllconi Inslnllcd, by
totalling oftlcur, Dr. W. 8. Jones, wero:
K. M. Wilson, council commander: J.
K. Wait, vlco onmnimiUur; KugoncOrr,
prelulo; C. W. Woltora, M. of W.: 8. E.
Colo, K. of R. and S.; K. D. Klwood, M.
of P.; C. C. Plotoher, M. of Kx. ; G. L.
Bchormerhorn, M. al A,: Ana Fordycc,
Inside guard. Thu billion who Joined
with tho mon folk upon thin restnl oc
casion wore: Moadumoa Luy, Wilaon,
McGowan, Curry, Hutlor, Hohcrmer
born, Jones, Knynrl, Klwood, Lumsden,
l'letchor, Harry Juokson, Misses Hood
Btrninod and comb honey Davis
Thore was a boy cutting afTray In
Modford Monday. For several days
llioro baa boon qunrrultiomc blood circu
lating In tho velna of Olo Ovlalt and
Toilet Sets - Garihm Snds
hose Elegant ..
.. New ..
Which tho good ladies of Med ford wero asking
. after have arrived.
D. M. Ferry & Go's
Ferry's seeds aro guaranteed buy no other
Fresh .. H
ww We aon o ouy m
m load lots. Wo buy it
ww ana ouy i no" 'ou'
fi: Roastefl Coffee 1 Roasted Coffee f
VifC uro making a Hpecial
IJ foiituro of our Comet
" Department, and you
cannot fail to bo pluuPtid with
tlio lino. Wo carry tho
It is perfect in all respects,
rh all our customers towtify.
All HtyluH in all aizoH. Tho
latent I'Yonch corset in colors
pink, blue, black and drab
J. Q. Van Dyke
Chub flmnlln and on Monday evening
It wua lapped and permitted (o How
(mm tho arm of Ovlntt. Tho boys uro
each ubout alxtocn or seventeen yenra
ol nco. Ilmnlin In riomo manner has
provoked thoaniferof Ovlatt uml Ovlatt
ha been cndenvorlng W "v" "P hi"
grievance by u Untie encountor. Tho
opporluulty enme Monday night and
the firal net might have been enacted
at tho postnftlco bud not Uuiulln calloil
upon Marshal Jobnnon to protect him
from Ovlalt. Ovlalt promlaed to bo
good but ho forgot all about ll when
llniullii oturted lor home. When Ham
lin wua near tho old Clarendon hole!
Ovlalt la alleged to havo slipped up
behind him and struck him u blow on
the buek of tho head. Hamlin turned
nruund and a Bcufllu ensued In which
Ovlatt was cut on tho right forearm
with a knifo In tho hands of Hamlin.
An artery wua suvercd and Dr. l'ick'jl
wan culled to dress tho wound. Hamlin
alleges thai he had Iho kiilfo open and
was whittling with it when struck from
behind. Marshal Johnson arrested both
parties and look Hamlin before Re
corder Law ton bv whom ho was lined
Ti, which lino wiis aftiirwords remitted,
the recorder having learned to hla
satisfaction that ho waa not tho ag
gressor in the ulTruy, but instead was
cndenvorlng to ovado un encounter.
Ovlutt, owlni; to the fuel that ho is ill
from hla wound, haa not boon brought
boforo tho recorder.
One pound palls of North Carolina
pluir cut tobacco al 40 cents a pail at
Wurner A Worlmao'rt.
A joint Installation of newly eloctcd
officers of Chester A. Arthur Post, No.
47, O. A. K. and tho Woman's Itollof
Corps. No. 31, of tho aume post, wna
held luet Snturduy ovcninK In Wood
men hall. M.S. Damon conducted tho
ceremonies, as Inniilllnir ofllcer, and
very ellloieDtly put the followine mem
bers In tho chairs of tholr respective
olllces. A T Drlsko, commander! Jos
Bcoit, senior commander; A 0 Hoard
man, junior commander; L Wigefn,
surccon; Wm Howmun, ohnplaln; W T
Knme, iuartormnstor; D It Andrus,
ofllcer ol the day: W K Davla, officer of
the guard ; J G Grossman, ifuard. Fol
lowing this caino tho installation of
Garden Seeds j
often i '-Cw
olllunrs In tho Itollof Corps. Mrs. W. T,
KiiiiiO wua InaUilling officer and aho
ciiiiductuu thocxiirclses In a very uriilso
worthy muiinor. Those onioursfiihtiilleil
wiii'u Mrs J 11 Whlliiiitn, presldunt;
Mrs IC J O.ilu, senior vice pi'esliliint;
Mrs ICdwIn, junior vlco prosldont; Mrs
N II Hrad'iury, aeornliii-.v; Mrs K D
I tone, trcusurer; Mrs Northrop, chap
lain! Mrs 0 0 Noble, conductor; Mrs J
W Itnddiiii, asslMtunt ounduclor; Mrs A
T Drlsko, Inatdo guardian, At' tho
olosii of these ooremonies an dxcellunt
suppur was served tin aiimo huvlnu
boon prepared by tho deft bauds of tho
jiood ladles of tho corps, ami Ibis was
partaken of with a relish by iho soldier
lioys of '(III. These people huvu pretty
uood times when llioy net together
and no person bus u riuht to suy them
Kor sure cure for all diseases of cut
tle, horses and uhlukeiis iret u package
of Miinliatlaii food at Woodford's feed
Kort Hubbard, formerly of Med
ford, now with linker it Hamilton, Sac
ramento, Culif,, writes to W. T. York,
of tills city, slutinit that there is ukoii
tlemuu down thore whom he has met
who Is desirous of putl'ng in a cream
ery plum In Southern Oregon and Kurt
bus Induced him to come to Mcdford
and look over this county. Mr. Hub
bard says he Is strictly un honest man
mid n thorough onu in Iho cre.imery
business. He now owns a creamery
plant which he proposes to put in bore.
As n guuraiileu.of good fulll) ho wants
some of our business men or dinners to
take a little stock In the plant with
him. Judgiuu from wh it rortsuys of
him und his creamery our peoplo can
well afford to gul In and drill u little on
this proposition. You fellows Harvey
Bennett, Thus, MuAndrews, und others.
who ure keen for a creamery, and whose
Interests uro directly In that line, come
lo the front und suy what, if iiuytlilnL'.
you will do. Tho ucntlcmuu is corning
hero siMin and ho wants to meet you.
lOverybody hereabouts knows full' well
tho good u creamery would bo to us.
We ought not to let this opportunity
pass us oy. This creamery man of
whom wo apeak was uwarded tho gold
medal on his butter at the Cullfurnlu
My stock of now watches baa ar
rived. D. T. Hrluihard.
Mr. and Mrs. K. D. Elwood are
entertuinera of a very high degree.
Tbuy each know full well the require
ments which make visitors feel they
are moat heartily welcomed. Their
pleasant homo, corner of South C and
Ninth street, was thu place und last
Saturday evening waa the dale of a
very pleasant little whist party gather
ing. Progressive whist was played' at
four tables und alter about three, hours
of a jolly, good whist time tho first
prize, a beautiful ohina cup and saucer,
v. a- awarded to J. 11. Norrls and the
booby prize, was glvou to W. T. York
he not having received oven ono star
of progression. Delicious rofreshmonia
wero served when tho hour of eleven
hud been reached und soon thereafter
before Sunday had been ushered in
the party started boiuoward, all declar
ing they had not for months enjoyed ao
pleUHinl an evening. Those present
wero: Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Nicholson,
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. lioydcu, Mr. and
Mrs. 0. L. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. W. T.
York, Mr. and Mrs. J. U. Norrls, Mr.
and Mrs. G. N. Spurr. Mr. and Mrs. A.
Tin shop for sale or rent. Inquire
of D. Brooka, Modford.
Lust Friday was Installation night
for tho Woodmen of tho World camp
of Mcdford. The otlleors Installed
wore: W. H. Meeker, onuncollor com
mander; F. M. Parker, advisory lieu
tenant; H. L. Gilkoy, banker; Jos.
Shone, olork; H. K. Morey, escort; H.
G. Shearer, warden; W. Pickens, Ben
tinel; G. A. Gregory, W. P. Smith, A.
Slover, managers. G. P. Merriman,
lustulling officer, very ably conducted
the ceremony. After this part of tho
program had boen curried out a mu
sical und literary program wua on the
lapis and waa so successfully and pleas
antly presetted as to elicit rounda of
applause. Reoltationa were rendered
be Misses Mao Merriman and Ethel
blllott and Master Eugene Rhinohart;
solos by Misses Anna Wait und Etta Mo
dynski, and to all of theso were added
Buveral lino selections by C. H. Payne
and his excellent orchestra. Tho oc
casion was one woll attended by Wood
men, Women of Woodcraft and their
friendB and, all Id all, ll was a profita
ble and pleasant evening.
When you are buying liquid suste
nance lor tho Inner man it don't cost
any inoro to havo that sustenance a
good artiolc provided you buy It at
the right plaue. Suppose you try
Wnrnaek'a Mint parlors get Cyrus
Noble, bourbon or old Irish whiskies
esoeoially good for mediolnal uses.
The real OBtato agency or York &
Wortman has boen doing a little turn
at business' this week tho same being
the sale or the J. B. Wrlsly ranch to
John W. Prnll. Tho place Is situated
north of Mudford about two mllos and
is considered ono or tho best pieces of
nll-'round farm land In the county.
There aro 195 nores In tho ohunk and
thn prlco paid was $8000. This is un
questionably a big bargain for Mr.
Prull. Ho has already taken posses
sion of thu property and has moved his
family thoroto. He proposes doing a
?;ood bit of repairing on buildings and
uiiccs and In u goner ll way fit the place
up fo - a permanent homo, Mr. Wrlsly,
who 'iy this doal, has closed out all his
land il possessions In thai locality will
move to Mcdford where ho will reside,
Puro elder vinegar, 29 cents per
gallon. Warnor & Wortman.
Mossra. Woltors & Howard bavo
tin li" storo front nearly completed
an i, bo It said to tholr oredlt, and to
tie credit of tho oity, It Is the most up-to-dnto
and strictly modern Iront In nil
Southern Oregon, This flrm has side
trnokod the woll followod custom of dis
playing goods on tho walks in front of
thoir store and now all wares and goodB
to bo displayed will bo plaoed in the
show windows which aro mtnlnturo glass
housoB and not so miniature either,
they being about oight loot square and
fourteen feet high. It iB an Innovation
In tho Southern Orogon show window
and suomlngly oould bo omulutod with
profit by other of our morohiints.
Horo Is a raro ohnnc'o for tho
ladlos ol Modford and vtotnlty to get
an olegnnt handkerchief at tho wholo
salo prlco. Llston to this; Tho Raukot
Iuih bought a line or d rummer's samnles.
no two alike, from C coots to $2 fiO,
oomo In and look through thorn. This
ohunoo docs not ofton oomo. 0, L,
A very delightful time was had by
those who attended the dinner given by
Mrs. M. I'. 1'hipps lust Thursday, in
honor of the murriagu of hur daughter,
Miss Anna, to Mr, J. Llndley, of Pair
haven, Wash. The happy couple were
united In murriuge Thursday, Jan. 12th,
by Uev. Htrutfoni, ol Jacksonville. They
took the evening train for the home of
the groom, near Pulrhaven. The bride
is one of Medford's fairest and best
respected girls, and Mr. Llndley U
certainly a very foriunate young man in
the gift of such a hand. And while wo
regret very much the loss of the bride
in our community, we shower l't
wishes upon her for a sunshiny life in
thu now home. "Johnny" is u nephew
of our esteemed townsinun, O. P. Lind
ley, mid during his short visits to Mel
ford bus niadu himself a favorite with
"Pine posing, lovely lighting, beau
tifully retouched" la the universal
verdict for Van E's portraits, Mcdford.
A number of Medford Hoyal Arch
Masons and their wives attended a
banquet given by their brother Masons
and the ladies of the Eastern Star at
Jacksonville Suiurduy evening and had
a royally good timo. In the Innguuge
of ono who was there "The ludies ex
ceeded their accustomed bounteous
hospitality upon this occasion. A very
Inviting und taking (purtuking) part of
thu feast was, lo eastern people in at
tendance, thu luscious Ball! more oys
ters, served In four styles." Those
present from Medford were Mr. und
Mrs. G. W. isuues, Mr. und Mrs. J. P.
Whlto. Mr. und Mrs. H. U. Lumsden.
Mr. und Mrs. N. L. Nurrcgun, J. K.
liuynrl und J. U. Wllleke. -
Lost Pulr of spectacles; between
Hotel Nash, thu Nush livery slubles
und my residence In Southwest Med
ford. W. P. Dodge.
I). T. Slinms und Joe Hill left Mcd
ford Tuesduy evening for Cameron,
lowu. They took tbo pacing stallion
Tokio with Ihcui und it Is expected
they will put him on the track and fit
blm for races in tho middle west cir
cuit. Tokio, with the right kind of
handling, can be made a very speedy
horse. If be cannot show a pace better
than two eight inside of the next eix
months there is something wroDg with
his training. He baa been known to
make a quarter In thirty. Mr. Simms
will lol'ow horse training at Cameron,
at which place bo has a good paying
position al that work awaiting him.
Two cans Yellow Crawford peaches
for 26 cents. Warner & Wortman.
"Wild OaU." The most popular
line or amueementa in Ibo theatrical
world la the musical farce comedy and
vuuderville, and such Is the class ol
entertainment offered by Martell's
Merry Makers in presenting the laugh
able, two act, musical furee comedv, by
Oscnr P. S.ason "Wild Outs." Not a
dull moment or seiious Ibojght lioin
the rise of thu curtain until the close
ol tho entertainment. Everything new,
bright and catchy. Just one long, loud
laugh, Interspersed with the very lat
est of popular musio. Medford opera
house onu night only next Saturday.
Admission 25 and 50 cents.
"White Lily'1 and "Snow Cup"
baking powder prize with every can.
Davis sells both kinds.
J. P. Wait has disposed ol his
Eroperty In West Medford to Cbarlie
lewollyn. There ure two acres of
lund In the chunk, upon , which there
is a dwelling house and out buildings
and the. price puid was fiOO.' Mr.
Llewellyn has sold bis farm of fifty odd
acres on Grltfln ereek to Lee Birch
(or a moneyed consideration of about
$1500 and a timber lot near tbo head of
Griffin creek. Mr. Birch will take
possession or his new possessions at
once as will aUo Mr. Llewellyn.
TomutocB, lOcen taper can. Warner
Court Hall, who was accidentally
shot in the eye a few weeks ago, is able
to be about the streets again. He does
nol hope to save the pupil of his eye and
he may be able to distinguish day from
night, but he is congratulating him?elf
that he will save the ball. Mr. Hall's
friends, and there are lots ol them, are
full of sympathy for him in his mis
fortune, but they are rejoicing with
htm that the calamity Is no greater. The
eyesight of his other eye Is not effected.
Spring trucks lor spring house
hold moving. Wells & Shearer.
The Mail publisher is not a
prophat, neither Is he a son of a nrophet;
and more than that he is not the
seventh son of the seventh son nor a
son or a gun, but he Is a guessor from
Guesservllle, and his parents were
guessers before htm and he Is going
to venture, a guess tnai tne Southern
Pacific Railroad Company will build a
new depot and freight house in Med
ford boforo another rail. This is only
a guess, but he wants you to stiok a pin
here and mark the guess.
A, Slover, tho drayman, get him
to do your hauling. Household goods
and heavy articles carefully and safely
handled. Teams always handy and
teamsters courteous. ' .
Pooplo who enjoy an evening of
pure, refined, wholesome fuu should
avail thomsolveB of the ODDortunitv
and attend the performrnoe of the two
act, musical farce comody , "Wild Oats,
by Martell s Merry Mnkars, who open
nn engagement at the opera house on
Saturday night. But If you want to
ory stay home, for "laugh, and the
world laughs with you; weep, and vou
Anyone desiring to have agates out
snouiu uuu at r.i wood's jewelry store,
see samples aud leave orders. D. 6.
H. B. Sample, who oomo to Med
ford with his family about four months
ago from California, has leased the
Medford laundry and on Monday took
possession of the same. Mr. Sample
promises our people that he will give
thorn first-3lass work and Is earnestly
soliciting their patronage. GoodB will
bo called for and delivered free or
charge, and when delivered il they are
not satisfactory he agrees to make them
Photographs mounted In solid cold.
rolled gold and aluminum prettiest
tning out. vnn U's studio, -Medford.
D, B. Worthlngton, who was form
erly editor of tho Klamath Palls Ex
pross, but who now publishes a news
paper In Bolott, Wisconsin, wits mar
ried at Yreka, Calif., Inst Thursday, to
miss aiyrue anearcr, oi tnnt pinoo.
M r, worthlngton was at one time a
visitor for weeks in Modford and has
many acquaintances hero.
WatchoBoionnon anl warrantci lor.
one vor for $1 Prllohard.i'b
" a a. J-i- - n
W ai im season.
Of tho year it Is generally hard to get what you want,
aa all the stores are clearing out goods and run low on
manv lines. Rut the "Racket" anticipated this shortage
aud bus stocked up on all etaple lines so as to give Its
customers tho benefit of good selections during the dull
is complete all sizes
qualities and prices,
li For theso cold, damp days we have the Warmest
W Flannels, the Dryest Mackintoshes and Best Overshirts
flji that are real worth for the tired pocketbook.
Mi This week we received another invoice of Mpii'c
jyi Hats an(1 Caps and Misses'
jj The RACKET.
Miss Aim Nuylor, who returned
recently from til. Louis, Mo., Is now
Die pared lo give instructions in the
Keister system of dressmuking. While
in St. Louis Miss Nuylor graduated
from the Keister Dressculting and Tail
oring College. With ouch course ol
instructions Mis9 Nuylor gives a Keister
tailoring square and cburt. After tak
ing a course in tbo art of cutting and
with the use of the square and chart
any person is enabled to cut their own
garments as well as can be done by
dressmakers and in some instances
belter. The Keister squure is truly
the most simple, perfect, accurate and
complete system for cutting ever in
vented ana by its use it 1b Impossible
to have ill-fitting and badly propor
tioned garments. It Is simplicity itself
and an inexperienced person can ob
tain equally as good results as an ex
pert. It would seem more than prob
able that Miss Naylor will be kept busy
attending to me wants ol Aieuiord
ladies In this line for surely many will
want the system. The lady is stopping
wltn her Bister. Mrs. u. u. acuermer-
horn, corner Sixth and G atreeta.
A surprise party was given Dentist
Arnold and wife at their home in East
Medford on lost Saturday, The princi
pal amusement was that of dancing,
which was indulged in lo the glad strains
of Pror. Paine's orchestra. Refresh-
ments were served and a right jolly good
time was had. Everybody voted the
doctor and his estimable wife splendid
entertainers but that the coming of so
many friends was a comolete surprise
no one doubted. Those present were:
Dr and Mrs C C Pletcher, Me and Mrs
Perry Stewart, Mr and Mrs F M Wilson,
.Mr and Mrs j w f riddv. Mr ana .Mrs
John Butler, Mr and Mrs J W Ling, Mr
and Mrs W U Simmons, Mr and Mrs C
H Paine, Mr and Mrs G L Schermer-
liorn, Mr and Mrs U A Frenna, Misses
Mabel Wilson and Olive. Murrav and
there were some others present whose
names our informant could not remem
ber. T. F. Phelps, the West Side black
smith, has prepared a hair vigor which
be is now pulling on the market. He
guarantees it to do a whole lot of things
that are good for the bead, among
which is the positive growth of hair on
bald heads. He proves this last asser
tion by removing his head covering and
showing tbal where once he was bald
now there is growing an abundance of
hair. In other words he has eschewed
himself from the bald headed row at
operas by the use of his vigor, and he
wants others to try it the vigor, operas
need no invitations.
Wednesday or thiB week was Prank
Isaacs' thirteenth birthday and to prop
erly celebrate the occasion a party was
given to a number of his young friends
at the large, pleasant home ol nis par
ents Wednesday evening. Games or
various kinds were indulged in, music
made up a good .art or the program
and a fine luncheon was served. Those
present were: Misses Fern Norris, Ara
Foster, Lottie Little, Mibel Elliott,
Agnes Isaacs, and Masters Eugene
Rnluehart, Chalmus Danielson, Percy
DeGroot. Oral Burnett, Basil Gregory,
M. O. Warner, the gentleman who
is authority aud a positive cure for all
the ills which pianos and organs are
heir to, will be in Medford within a
few days for the purpose of attending
to the wants of his regular customers.
Incidentally, it mav be added that Mr.
Warner is nol averse to adding new
customers to bis regular list of patrons.
Mrs. Sears has a few trimmed hats
remaining in stock, which will be dis
posed of at a low price.
Townsman J. G. Grossman was
stricken very suddenly last Fridav
with paralysis. He has no family and
is living by himself, but he is being
looked after by the G. A. R. boys, of
which order he is a member. Dr. Jones
is in attendance. As we go to press he
is doing as well as could reasonably be
W. J. Olwell writes from Daven
port, Wash., at whloh place he Is man
ager of the A. A. Davis Milling Com
pany, that there are two feet of snow
on the ground now and more of it fall
ing. He also encloses a guarantee of
good faith a three dollar money order
on subscription to The Mail.
For Manhattan food lor horses, cat
tle and chickens call at Woodford's feed
John Rullin?, the Medford basket
maker, is establishing a splendid rep
utation for his work throughout the
town. He makes a good artlole, one
that iB strong and durable, and will
make any design or tim desired. There
is no good reason why he should not do
well here. , i
There is nothing later in tho milli
nery hue than the guoJs I Bell, Mrs.
L. J. Bears:
E. A. Lnngloy is lust naturally one
of the best all around machinists and
englnoora .in these parts. For years
export preBsmen and machinists have
beoa tinkering- with our cylinder press
but not until Ernost tackled it Tuesday
did the thing behavo Itself as It ought.
Diod 01 pneumonia, at residence
In Willow springs district, on Thursday,
Jav "till P-waqn7 ,- '.
From 5c to 75C
Tarns that are excellent
Dave Montague, who hud his root
crushed by a Southern Pacific train
near Phoenix a few weeks ago, is in
thu railroad hospital at Sacramento
and is getting along finely. Ono of hla
toes will needs be amputated but tho
rest or his foot is coming on all right.
. The pipe for the city water works
was unloaded this week and delivered
along the line or the proposed new
pipe line, from the town well near Bear
creek to the water tanks. There ara
1025 feet of the pipe and it is eiyht
inches in diameter and cast iron.
W. S. Barnum while in San-Fran-Cisco
recently purchased a new and
much larger lathe, for iron and sleet
turning. He also purchased a larger
engine, and both of these are now be
ing put in shape for operating in his
machine shop, on South A street. .
Fresh roasted eastern peanuts at
Mr. McDermott, a San Francisco
stock buyer, shipped three carloads of
cattle to Sao Francisco Wednesday.
These were from the bands oi R. Can
trail and P. Grieve. The price paid
ranged from three lo three and a halt
cents per pound.
There was born, on January 8th to
Mr. and Mr . D.- L. Grigsby, a three
and one-half pound girl baby. While
the little one is decidedly under the av
erage in avoirdupois it is no less a
household treasure ol which the par
ents are proud. .
A letter rrom Alex. Galloway, a
Manila soldier boy, conveys the intelli
gence thai, while be is not as rugged
in health as he would wish to be. he la
not s ch and will not leave Manila un
til the Oregon boys are all mustered
out ol service.
A. M. Woodford, the reed store
man, has nut in a stook of Manhattan
food for horses, cattle and fowls. It is
guaranteed to be the best stock and
fowl food on the market. Farmers
should try it.
Hutchison & Lumsden have been
making improvements about their zen-
eral merchandise store, the same being
the fitting up of a ready made clothing:
department at the rear or their sales
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Griffin ar
happy parents to a new boy baby which
came to tbeir pleasant farm home, on
Griffin creek, on New Years day and it
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weigueu uu eveu wia poupus.
Messrs. Shone & Schermerhorn aro
putting in a full stock or new and
second band goods al Gold Hill, tho
first installment or which was shipped
irom Medford Wednesday.
J. W. Wiley shipped a carload of
cattle to Portland Wednesday. Theso
cuttle wore irom tne bands of A. Kline-
hammer, J. Cantrall and Wm. Ulrica.
About twenty of the taxpayers ot
Medford school district met at the school
house last Saturday and voted the usual
tax of ten mills for school purposes.
The Rev. A. Haberly will not bo
able to fill his appointment at tho
Enterprise school house, Sunday, Jan.
22, as he will be away on that day.
Rev. J. S. McCain will hold services
at the Independent school house next
Sunday, at 3 o'clock p. m. Sunday
school at 2 o'olock p. m .
The Odd Fellows of Merlford will
have installation of officers next Satur
day night.. After the installation re
freshments will be served.
. Capt Nash Is laying plans for moro
improvements on his hotel property a
more extensive mention of which will
be made next week.
Found: Between the Presbyter-Ian
Church and water works, a lady's
pocket book. See W. K. Davis, janitor
J. A. Perrv and bride have com
menced housekeeping in the Chllders
residence, near Bear creek bridge.. .
For rent Dwelling house, storej
and hall combined. Inquire of W. H
Simmons or York & Wortman.
A girl baby was born to Mr. and
Mrs. John MoDonougii, In Central
Point, on Wednesday.
Kodak films and plates develooeot
and finished for utnatour. Voa E'g
studio. Medford. -
Get Wells & Shearer to do your
moving satisfaction al way 8.
The city oouncll will meet tonight.
"Wild OaU" at the Opera House.
At the opera house Saturday night,
Jan. 2l8t, will be presented Martell's
Merry Makers, In the musioal furoo
comedy, "Wild Oats,'' adapted from tho
German by Oscar P. SiBson. It is a.
socloty comedy in two acts, interspersed
with specialities by different members
of the company. The dialogue Is bright
and witty and keeps the audience in a'
constant roar of laughter. Incidental
to the piooe, and between the first and
Second acts, will bo presented a series,
of beautiful historical and war pictures
by the latest Improved cenlmltograph.
Between the seoond and third acta iho
Mar-toll's bicycle troup, One of tho
strongest atteaollons before tho Ameri
can public will present tholr tulont idl
work, introducing the smallest child
aVnd jrlder In the world. Admls--v