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You Don't Know
5 JOB WORK...
.. ALL THE PEOPLE
Know Hint your ndvur.
llNIIIIHMlt lllMMim III
I'llYHH'IAN ANU HUltUHuN,
t)irioe-l,liii!liy lliilMlriv, Hnvnnlli Htroul, Hi
deuce oil County runtl.
f, M'. KICK NIC, D.S). B.
OI'ICKATIVIC DHNTIH'I'llY A HI-KUIAII'V.
Onion. In Ailkln l)'uol liloru, Mr.lli.nl, Ore.
I'HYHK IAN AND HUIIOKON,
IW-omuo (iiem lllock.
J 8. HOWARD,
HUltVKVOK AND ClVIl, KNOINICKK.
U. H. Itaputy Mtnrrul Htirvcyor for Uiu HlHlo
ol OrKui. I'uiiorm aildrnnNi
Mn1 for1, OfcKOD.
J, B. WAIT,
1-IIYHK'lAN AND HUUOKO.N, .
Offict III Chllittr.' IHock, Mtdfonl, Oi
, D. PICKRL,
IMIYHICIA! AND HVH',e.UN.
Iinira hmir.-IO lu IJ . m. kuJ 2 10 4 p. m.
Oltct Uftkla lllock.
. soutnem Oregon TaDnery!
FURS OF ALL KINDS
Angora goat .kins mado Inio mats and
old mitt mmlii to look llku nuw.
Hk-hi it cuhIi iirlro until hirudins
of all kludn-HliuF Skins, Call
Skins, Horse Hidus, co.
Anderton & Myers, Props.,
W. I. Vawth. I'm.. II, AliKim. V l'ron
II UUI1.KK.Y, Cwhtor.
Jackson County Bank
... CAPITAL, $so,ooo.
Loan money on appnwt) .eourlly, receive ds
Kwltn .ubjeot to check ami tranaact a nniira
tiaoklng bUdlnvM. Your tiu.tneiui aollolt0..
(iorre.pondenlii: Lima a linen, Halcm. Anile
Comoro!. Sunk, Han Kr.uol.co. Lada A
Tlllon. ForlluO, Corbln ll.okltii Co., N. Y.
Chas. Perdue . .
Practical Gun anil
Bioycles rlpaired on short
notice at living pricoB....
' ' 8hop in J. A. Whitman's
; Harclcii & Bales, Prow's,
Shop on Seventh Btreot, opposite
Union Livery Stablos.
- SHAVING 10.
HAIR CUTTING 20.
w,Give us a trial and you will
unnc I ... VSV
The Pliotodmphors, aro now
making superior photon, some
thing that you should not (nil
. to nco, Work Htrlotly first
1 olass In all roapoots
1 Bros. :
For this week in
..The New American Horseshoe
It iH tlio lost nhoo in the market. All first-rate black
HrnitliH who it. Tlieno biioub take the lead of all others.
We are solo agents in Mod ford.
J. BEEK & CO.
S You and Your Horse
Look Better, Feel Better, Act Better
S WHEN DRESSED
I'.vrrythlnii tliiu' guoil lor the Winter Winlrobe ol your Hume now In stock.
Now llarncM, New lllaijlcel. Now llolie, Now Wblpa, New Kvorytljlpg.
2 . MEDFOKD OKEOON.
DON'T LET THE fact
That I have thu largest and bout selected stock of furniture,
carpels, wall pa,wr and window badea to bo found in South
urn Oregon ....
Escape Your Attention...
If you arc a proactive purchaser yeu wlll'-find my gooda
tbu lilK')t In (frado and thu lowo.t la price. Undertaking
In connucllun . ...
T A IITTT-ITI
ed by b.
$i to J HEK DAY
best brands of
Free Sample Rooms ?OB commercial
!PrescriTt.tons Carefully ":" Compounded.
: : Main Street - ; Medford Oregon.
FRANK W. WAIT
... STONE YARD
General oontraotlne In all linos ol stone
All kinds of marble nnd granite monuments
ordered direct from the quary... .
Yard on Q utrocl
Comraorloiul Hotol Dlook
J. O. WHIPR Propr.
Does General Contracting in all
GRANITE AND MARBLE WORKS.
MEDFORD, JACKSON COUNTY,
.X. XV. WXjXJD t.
.Ever brought to Med ford was receiv
Rosenthal this week.
Gent's Furnishing Goods
I. L. HAHILTON
Medford, Oregon "
The Naoh 1b one ol the most popular hotels In Southern
Oreijon, and no pains are spared for the comfort and
accoinoiodatlorl of guests. Everything about the bouse
BAR is always supplied with the verj
wines, liquors and cigars ....
G. H. HASKINS, Prop'r..'
Pun Diug., Patent Medicines, Books,
PAINTS no OILS,
TobnccoM,Clrrs, Perfumery, Toilet Articles and
class DKDQ STORK
that Is carried In a firetr
CEMETERY WORK A SPECIALTY
'..'?. ,. Oregon
OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 1899,
A LITTLE OF
Cincinnati claims to make 20,000
bug ciikci), 25,000 rat traps, 120,000
fly trapR and 300,000 uieveB out of
Tbe longest telephone line in the
world IB now in operation between
Livingston, Montana, and San Diego,
Calif.-2161 miles; five minutes, if 18.
The Spaniards aro too lazy to cut
their own corn. At harvest time
orowds of Portuguese cross the
border and do all the harvesting.
The United States is asked to
loan Cuba 40.000,000, to pay olT
her troops. She offers to pledge
her customs for it. Uncle Sam will
likely make the Iobb.
Egypt is the only country in tbe
world where there are more men
than women. The male sex in the
dominion of tbe khedive exceeds
the female by 100,000.
Rev. A. S. Isaacs, editor of the
New York Jewish Messenger, esti
mates tbe number of Jews in Amer
ica at 1,200,000, of which 400,000
reside in Greater New York.
In the yard of a Mexican prison
the 'governor has caused a phono
graph to be placed, which repeats
to the convicts the charges made
against them in tbe voice of their
Iron visiting cards are popular in
Germany. Tbe name is printed on
them in silver and the sheets are
so thin that forty of them only
measure one-tenth of an inch in
At Port Royal, Jamaica, for six
monthB in the year thunder storms
are oi almost daily occurrence, and
guests to picnics and garden parties
are usually invited to assemble
"after the thunder storm."
In France it is a punishable of
fense for any one to give infants
under one year any form of solid
food, unless, such be ordered by
written prescription signed ky a
legally qualified medical man.
The United Stata government
has made provisions to have the
remains of all deceased officers aod
soldiers who died in Manila, brought
back to the United States, without
expense to their relatives or friends.
A curious barometer is used in
Germany and Switzerland. It is a
j ir of water, with a frog and a little
step-ladder in it. When the frog
comes out of the water and sits on
the steps, a rain Btorm will Boon
It is not generally known that
Abraham Lincoln was tendered the
governorship of Oregon, but it is a
faot. President Taylor offered him
tbe governorship to succeed Gov
ernor Lane, but he deoliued the
In January. 1887, there 'was in
St. Louis 4,067 saloons. This year
finds the number reduced to 2,020,
a decrease of 2,038. Incidentally
the Missouri law prohibiting the
adulteration of liquora has had
much to do with this decrease.
It need to happen in Java that,
owing to want of transportation
facilities, the inhabitants of one
part of the island might be starving
while those of another had as tnuoh
rice as they . oould eat. Railways
have remedied that state of affairs.
Tbe close of the year 1808 finds
New York City holding the reoord
as the greatest shipping port on the
globe, having overhauled and sur
passed London. The recorded ton
nage for the year, or to Deoember
1st, stands London 15,801,797, New
The Norwegian sealer Haanfagen,
whioh has just arrived at London,
reports that in July, 1898, while be
tween Iceland and , Greenland, an
inaccessible loo floe was encountered
on which a hap of ropea sd rub
bish was setn. The officers of. the
ship think this may have been tb
wreck of Andree's balloon.
The progress of modern scien
tific methods in handling the prob
lems of every day life is illustrated
by tbe preparations being made to
ahip 40,000 pounds of fresh beef
from San Francisco to Manila, a
twenty days voyage, part of which
is through the tropics. The meat
is to be frozen and it will go to the
block bettor than when it started
on the long voyage.
A race against time from Seatth
to Dawson for a purse of $6000 be
gan at 12 o'clock last Sunday night,
when Richard But er, a wealthy
Klondiker, started for Dawson on
tbe steamer City of Seattle. Joe
Barrett, another wealthy Klondiker,
bet Butler $2000 that he could
make the trip from Seattle to Daw
son in 25 days cr less, and $1000
more that he could not make it in
less than 20 days.
A Boulder county, Colo., miner
has compiled a table showing the
price at which mi.iing supplies sold
there in '70 and '98. In '70 giant
powder sold for $1 per pound, and
now it is 13 cents. Steel in those
days costs 40 cents a pound, now it
sel 1b for 8 cents a pound up there.
Candles that now retail at $4 a box
then cost $20. Smelting charges were
ICO per ton, and now he gets it done
for $7, and so on through a list of
some fifteen or twenty articles.
The official record of lumber and
shingle shipments by rail from
Puget K'Und for 1898 was just a
little short of 30,000 carloads. Tbe
figures published by the Lumber
Journal Bhow shipments of 10,729
carloads of lumber, equal to 176,
664,000 feet, as against 7671 cars,
or 122,736,000 feet for 1897. The
shingle product removed out of
Washington by rail was 18,998 cars,
or 1,039,680,000 pieces, as against
17,540 cars, or 2,806,400,000 pieces
Tbe fenced in model town of Pull
man is to become a free community.
Tbe Pullman Palace Car Co. has
accepted the decision of the su
preme court of Illinois. Thus will
end as a feudal institution tbe town
of Pullman. Its churches, schools,
hotel, arcade hall, market bouse,
public library and 2,000 brick res
idences will be sold to the highest
bidders. The streets will be given
over to the city of Chicago and the
waterworks will also pass into the
control of the city.
An Ottawa, Ontaiio, dispatch
says the Canadian cabinet will
soon consider the advisability of
aeking parliment for an appropria
tion to build a telegraph line to
Dawson City, as a federal work. At
present the government telegraph
syptem extends to Quesnelle, in the
Cariboo district. From QueBnelle
to Telegraph creek and thence to
Dawson, the distance is about 1300
miles. Competent electricians have
just reported to the government
that the line would cost $750,000 to
construct and equip. ,
In Manitoba you can turn a fur
row 100 miles long and not en
counter a Btone as large as your fist.
The earth, for a distance down from
three to five feet, is a rich, blaok
loam, made by oenturies and ben
turies ot deoaying vegetation. And
it might be added that this same
black loam is frozen during winter
months to a depth 'in the ground
four tiuws the thioknesa of the loam,
and further it might be said that
engines on the Canadian Paoifio
railroad have been known to plow
furrows many hundred miles in
length and iu snow.
Capt. C. T. Smith of the Wash
ington volunteers in a recent letter
home sayB it is the most healthful
place in the world. He also Btates
that the morals of. Manila are good.
In describing the country, he Bays:
'Thi is one of the richest spots on
the face of the earth. Yon can
make a better living ; here en one
.. FOR EVERYBODY
Koatly. completely and
cheaply executed by
acre than you can on 160 in the
matchless - Willamette valley. I ,
have Been two patches of rice, one
ripe, and tbe other green, and a few
rods away they were sowing another
patch. There is no season here;
they sow and reap every day in the
year. It is the same with the fruit
blossoms and ripe fruit on the same
rees the year around."
Said the New York Sun a few
days ago: "Mr. Chas. W. Gould,
who has just returned from Cuba,
where be served as the legal adviser
of the commission on the evacua
tion, and bad exceptional oppor
tunities for observing the country .
looks upon the situation as most en
couraging. The season for crush
ing tbe sugar cane has just com
menced, tbe insurgent troops are
taking employment, the poor are
being removed from the cities to-
the fields, and the Cubans are mani
festing the greatest energy and de
termination to help themselves-
The methods adopted by tbe admin
istration in Cuba seem to have been
met with a most favorable recep
tion." A Good Cure for La Orlppe.
A friend of tbe Oregonian in Brook
lyn, N. Y., writes tbat paper as follows:
'It may interest your readers to
know that during the great influenza
epidemic in London, In 1889, tbe board
of health of that city advised tbe publio
affected with the disease to make an
abundant use of hot lemonade. Tbo '
perspirntiou caused thereby is, in moat
cases, sufficient to relieve the patient-,
of severe colds aud saves him from tak
ing refuge in quinine or ether drugs,
which often leave unpleasant results.
In bronchial troubles the acid of lemoo
relieves tbe irritation in tbe throat,
acting at the same time as a natural
disinfectant. Fresh lemon juice, even,
when diluted in small proportions wittt
water, will kill the therein contained ,
cholera bacillus; hence, It is not sur
prising tbat It will also destroy the so
called influenza bacillus.
Captain Eaton, of the auxiliary
cruiser Resolute, recently captu:ect
a 20-foot Spanish flag in the harbor
at Havana. A Spanish, schooner
sailed alongside the Resolute, and!
with a cheer of defiance from the
men on board, an immense Spanish
flag was run up to the mast head,
with the Cuban flag below it. Cap
tain Eaton ordered a couple of of
fleers and some- marines into a.
steam launch, which soon overtook
the Spanish vessel. The Spanish
captain refused to lower the flag, so
the marines went aboard and U ok
possession of it, leaving the Cuban
flag flying at the mast head. After
compelling the occupants of the
schooner to give three cheers for
the Cuban and American flags, th y.
were allowed to proceed. The oap-'
tured flag will be held as a prizu.
Fee to Teachers and ScTiolara.-.
In 1807 we bad thousands of requests from
teachers and scholars tor Wonderland '87. The
edition a targe one was exhausted long bet
fore the end of the year. Wonderland '98 can- -not
ouly he supplied to those unible to secure
the former but also to others. It Is entirely
dltroreot however, from the first named book
It has a chapter on Tbe Agricultural North)
west, crammed full of valuable Information
one on Yellowstone Park, written especially
for teachers; another on Alaska and Klondike-'
and one on a Canoe Lake Trip, tbat will be ol
interest to schools. The book has a high art.;'
cover designed by Leyendeoker, and It Is pro
fusely 1j lustra ted from new photographs. The
Northern Pacific Railway will send the bootr
and a revised folder map of Yellowstone Parte -upon
receipt of six cents In stamps or posta
arder. Send to Chaa .8. Pee, Gen, Pass. Agents
fit. Paul, Minn. Write address plainly snOI
state where you saw the advertisement. 1
They Wear Like Iron
SPRING BOTTOM PANTS
LEVI STRAUSS & CO.
Every Oar ant O irairtxd.