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About The Medford mail. (Medford, Or.) 1893-1909 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 1, 1901)
III inDI V DCDCONIAI
H. L. Stoaor lott for Seattle last woolt.
3. H. Thorndlke was ovor from Ap
C. A. Gordon, of Yreko, spent a day
n Medford this weak.
Mrs. W. P. Dodge wont to Ashland
Monday to visit relatives. '
Mrs. J. A. Harvey, of Gold Hill, was
a Modford visitor Wednesday.
; Frank Amy, of Central Point, was in
' Medford Tuesday, upon business.
Niek SpellUnan and family, left this
week for New York state, to reside,
R. Bendict, tho Applegate farmer,
was doing business in Med ford Monday.
G. W. Bashford returned from a busi
ness trip to Roseburg Saturday even
Mrs. R. J. Cameron, of Uniontown,
was visiting Medford friends last Satur
day. Rev. F. G. Strange, ol Ashland, was
down on a visit with Rev. A. Haberly
Wm. M. Van Valklnburg, of Bybee
springs, was among the Medford visi
tors this week.
Attorney G. W. Treff ren, of Ashland,
was In Medford Wednesday upon pro
Mayor W. 8. Crowell returned Tues
day evening from a several days' busi
ness trip to Salem.
8. R. Reeves, proprietor of the Wind
sor lodging houBe, made Ashland a
business visit Monday.
J. W. Wiley returned from San Fran
cisco Friday evening, where he had
gone with a carload of hoes.
E. Holden, a mining man of Cottage
Grove, arrived in Medford Tuesday
morning for a few days' stay.
Miss Hernice Cameron, of Uniontown,
was visiting her. sister, Mrs. L. L.
Jacobs, in Medford, this week.
Attorney A. S. Hammond, who is
chief olei k of the legislative judloiary
committee, Sandayed at home with bis
Attorney W. I. Vawter returned from
Satan Tuesday morning, where he has
been tn the interest of the Medford
; Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Shone left Satur
day for Yreka. They expect to return
to Medford in February to remain per
maaentlv.. F. V. Medynski went to Portland
' Tuesday evening upon business. He is
making arrangements to return to
Alaska tn a few weeks. '
Miss Mae Earhart, of Ft. . Wrangel,
irhohas been visiting her mother, Mrs.
. Etta Stevenson, for a couple of weeks,
left fur her borne Saturday evening to !
resume her position as postmistress at
Attorney W. H. Parker arrived from
Portland Sunday, in response to a tele
gram announcing the dangerous Illness
of Mrs. Parker, from a severe attack of
erysipelas. She is very much improved
at Ibis time.
w. a. Stevens, ol Albany, ana a
member of the firm of F. K. Deuel &
CoL, of this place, slopped off In : Mtd-
lori Tuesday, on his way to New York,
whither he goes to purchase goods for
his Albany store.
Chs. Childa left for San Francisco,
Monday, in response to a telegram
fion aSanta Fe official asking him - to
. report for duty at that place. He ex
.peels to He assigned as telegraph oper
ator at some point on the Santa Fe line
H. Boundtree and family, of Chebslis,
Wash., arrived in Medford last Friday
s-SUk proceeded to Applegate to visit
'-friands, alter which they expect to go;
oGoId Bill to locao. . Mr. Round tree
? -,T is a.reatdent of Jackson County sev
eral years ago.
" 9. X.TSfnsty and family, of Wallowa,
Eastern Oregon, arrived ft Medford
t Wednesday .morning, and' will make
their future home here or hereabouts.
Mr. Musty was a resident of thie place
16 years ago. He will purchase- farm
property near Medford If a suitable
, as can be had.
C. K-Buckman, ol 'Kasper, Wyoming,
was In Medford last week visiting H.
TJ. Lumsden and family. ' Mr. Buck
man, who is s cousin of Mr. Lumsden,
is an extensive stock raiser of Wyoming,
S. .. V nod was on his way home from attend-
; -anco at the recent woolgrowera'. cou-
Tentioa at Salt Lake City, Utah. '
J;(,W.1I. Richard, the Talent sawmill
mad, was-In town Wednesday upon
fcssinest. Mr. Richards expects to
. conduct a thoroughly equipped planing
milt With his sawmill soon. . Ho was
' sjEr b Applegate this week and says
Tangeoaltle In that section are all In
ne condition, - notwithstanding the
rough rlnier. '.
F. W. Wait went to Portland Friday
evening to confer with a government
offiola! who will make a test sf the
' 'granite from Mr., Wait's quarry. Mr.
v:. Wait expects , $o furnish a large quan-
lityof this stone for the Salem postof
fice building, should it Btand the gov
ernment test, which he is quite con-
' Mentitwill dq.;:' 1
& R, Reeves, proprietor of the Wind-
, aar lodging bouse,' left Thursday even
ting for eastern Oregon and Idaho in
the Interest of tho Albany nursery, for
which lie is ttgent. Ha will be on the
road for several months in this capnolly
ith Modford 9 his hoadquarlots. Mrs.
Reeves will have charge of tho lodging
house. Mr. Reeves Is a goutlouian pos
sessed of the qualifications and Indom
itable persorvoranoo requisite to a bual
i083 of this sort" nd there U no doubt
bat that ho will gather many orders tor
(he nursery and a suck of shekels for
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Dougherty, of
Stevensvillo, Mont., are at Hotel Nash.
These peoplo left thnir home for a few
months' travel and reareation for tbolr
health, and aro here for that purpose.
They have been quite unfortunate since
leaving Montana. They wore In the
railroad wreck some weoks ago on tho
Northern Paoltlo, near Yakima, Wash.,
inwhtohMrs. Dougherty sustatned a
broken rib and other painful Injuries
She Is now ill and confined to her bed.
Mr, Dougherty is badly crippled with
rheumatism, and altogether thoy are
having more than their share of trou
Mrs. Ranse Rouse weut to Ashland
Thursday, to visit her mother.
R. H. Whitohoad and family left
Medford Thursday morning for Los
Angeles, Calif., for a few weeks' visit
Frank Wilson hat sold his bakery to
R. F. Patty and Frank Litohfield. Mr.
Patty has been employed by Mr. Wil
son for some time In the capacity of
baker, and Mr. Litohfield is a young
gentleman from Salem, who has had
considerable experience In the bus!
ness world and is capable of conduct
ing a business to the advantage of him
self and patrons. We have not learned
what business Mr. Wilson will engage
in, but we hope he and his estimable
family will continue to be residents of
Medford, whatever be may do.
Chase & Sanborn coffee at G. L,
Miss Carrie George, the postal tele
graph operator, at this place, has
leased building room adjoining the T.
G. Kinney property, corner of Seventh
and D streets, on which is being erected
a building for use as a telegraph of
fice. She expects to handle cigars and
perhaps confectionery In connection
Sohool supplies at West Side' gro
: Elder M. Brown rlgg, pastor of the
church of Christ, reports that his
ohurch people at Phoen'.x and the sur
rounding country have their church
building nearly completed and ser
vices will be held in the same next
Snnday morning at If o'clock, and at
7 o clock in the evening.'
Wanted A No. I fresh milch cow.
inquire ol u. x. Xawton. .
Ed. Wilkinson, the butoher, had
the misfortune to severely out bis hand,
Thursday morning, while engaged in
cutting meat. Dr. Pickel dressed the
wound, which required six stitches.
0 t Wells & Shearer to do your
moving ntisf action always.
S. Rosenthal has been in Gold Hill
this week looking after his mercantile
interests at that place, . Earl Calkins Is
in charge of his Medford store.
870 sewine machines 130 to MS
call on Jno. F. White, Medford.
J. W. Cox, of Medford, and James
Pelton, of Sams Valley, have gone to
Klamath County to look after their
heavy stock Interests.
Soring trucks tor snrlnir hum.
hold moving. Wells k Shearer.
Jas. D. Fay, Thb Mail's job
printed, has moved his family from
Jacksonville to the F, M. Stewart resi
dence in West Medford.
Fine line of very mee inrdlnieres
received this week at G. jj, Davis7.
Carl Crystal Is confined to his bed
this week with a severe attack of la
grippe, which threatens to terminate
in pneumonia. -
You can't beat Pritchard s
aor the quality of his goods.
Geo. P. Lindley's new east side
residence will soon be completed. It is
one of the. neatest appearing residences
Have your oil cans filled at home
from Henry Davis' oil wagon.
Miss Myrtle Nicholson, a Mail,
compositor, who has been ill for a couple
of weeks, has again resumed her posi
Dry wood, kept under sorer for
tale by Wallace Woods. .
Thos. Morriman had a tussle with
tho grip thie week, but is able to be on
duty agiiln. , ,
H. H. Mitchell, the blacksmith,
has meed to J, E. ISodge'a residence
oj South G Jtreat. '
Dr. Pickers now resldenco on West
Kfitn'h street is rapidly soaring com
Fred Luy,.tte tonsorlal artist, has
been ill with the grip this week.
Mrs. I. A; Webbls ill with la grippe
; Strang, tliedi-uggist, will refund you
your money if you ore nut satisfied after
using Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. 0.'hey cure dltorders of
the stomach, biliousness,- constipation
and headache. Price, 25 cents. Sam
TO THIS PKOl'LK OK MKDFOKD AND
Vicinity : For the past year I have
boon working with Mr. John W. Colo
man, of Ashland, toward tho establish
ment of a fruit ami vegetable cannery
at some point in tho valley, and except
for tho severe frost of Inst May wo
should undoubtedly have made a start
last year. That fruit aud vegetables of
the finest flavor can bo had lu abun
dance and to compote with other can
norles I have novor doubted, the only
serious drawbaok urged by my friends
being that freight rates might be pro
hibitive, under the liberal aud pro
gressive direction of Mr, U. H. Mark-
ham, general freight agent of the Ore
gon lines, I do not fear this ooutiogenoy
and hare been often assured by Mr.
Narknam that bo would encourage
this industry in every possible way, and
that it was not the present policy of the
company to let possible Industries at
tho smaller points languish beoauso of
a dosire to build up termiuals only
Mr. Coleman has boon canning fruit
and vegetables at Ashluud for tho post
four years and so far ho has uevcr boon
able to one half supply the local do
maud, and has Lot been troubled about
freight rates, nor does he tear the
future in this respoot.
I have earn plod peaches, poars, to
matoes, sweet corn and string beans
canned by Mr. Coleman and do not bo
lieve his goods are surpassed in quality
on this coast. His peaches and tomatoes
have more than a local reputation and
many people considor them equal to
the very beat home canned. Mr. Colo-
man's aim has always been to put up a
little better goods than any competitor
and he is extremely neat and careful
in his work. Nor docs he stint in
quantity, rather the reverse. The cans
are all solid filled whether market re
quiruments call for same or not and
the syrups are rich and heavy "like
your mother used to make." Mr. Cole
man has a natural skill and ability in
his line which coupled with a desire to
give high value must surely win out.
I regard him as able to undertake a
pack of any size with certainty. He is
also familiar with local soils and cli
matic conditions, the markets and the
people, 'and could start off with more
assurance than an eastern expert prob
ably could. We would propose to pack
100,000 cans the coming season, the
bulk of the pack In the following order:
Tomatoes, peaches, pears, blackberries,
plums and apples. We should also can
enough sweet corn, peas . and string
beans to get them on the market with
the expectation of making a large vege
table pack ,tbe second year. Tomato
catsup we expect to put up considerable
of, and we shall work into jams, jellies,
fruit butters, pickles, etc., as fast as
possible. In order to keep running
most of the year we shall try pumpkin
and mince meat late in the fall, and
may pack poi k and beans if yield and
prices are right. We shall also be
prepared to can strawberries any year
when thore is sufficient crop, but we do
not count on any regular supply.
What first Induced me to first consider
cannery proposition was the proba
bility that sweet corn could be raised
here in quantity and quality equal to
the beBt eastern corn, and if such psoves
the case our corn pock will eventually
equal everything.else combined.
There is a present demand In the
Pacific northwest for three million cans
of sweet corn annually and not a can-is
packed west of- the Missouri river.-. For
the most port it eoeses from Maine,
New York and Iowa. Last spring I
procured Hiokock Bad Early Crosby
corn seed from. New York state can
neries and bod- a little planted near
Medford. Those who tasted It said it
was the sweetest and best corn thsy
ever ate. We expect peas and beans to
be equally good in tbiasoll and climate..
We wish to-start right and not be
handicapped by lack of capital now or
later. We want to mako all provision
in advance to-oan 100,000 cans the reav
ing season, double that quantity toe
second year, and from three to five
hundred thousand cans the third year.
The Salem cannery Ik reported to have
canned 600,000. cans last year and to
have had their pack all sold early in
Our proposition to the people of Med
ford and vicinity Is to organize a $10,000
stock company, and Mr. Coleman and
myself will take bait the stock it the
balance Is Bubsoribed locally. We pro
pose to call for fifty per cent only, to be
paid up about May 16th, and in no
event will there be a call for more than
$6000 this year. Possibly we may not
find it necessary to oml for payment of
any additional the second year, but we
wish it understood that wo shall prob
ably call for the balance of forty o- fifty
per cent to be paid up about May 15V
We expect to declare dividends from
the start and regularly, and nothing
that can be thought of for tho Rogue
river valley is bound to bo a more cer
tain paying invo3tmont than a cannery
well conducted. We will employ about
tbtrty hands the first season, but this
should soon grow to employ 100 poreouB,
SOME ONE HAS SAID
A fehort horso is soon our
riud. A short story is also
soon told. Wo know that
it is to your intorestto buy
Dry Goods hero. We want
YOU to know it. Tho
bostwaywo can convinoo
you is to givo you somo of
our pricos for comparison
with thoso you pay for tho
samo goods elaowhoro.
Come in and try us now.
Wo intend to make this
tho largest yoar's businoss
this store has ever had.
Come and bolp us gain
space and we'll help you
F. K. DEUEL & CO
Not only would a cannery rollovo the
glut whioh has always boon hure In a
grade of fruit just below tho'grndo
which will ulouo boar transportation
east, but it would enable many people
of modoruto moans to gut a good llvlug
from three to tou-uuro tracts In small
fruits and vegetables ui or Intensive
cultivation. It will serve to gut our
farmers out of wheat raising ami Into
moro profitable lines.
Wo have also a proposition Irom tho
Ashland creamery to put in a skimming
station hero If 2000 pouuds of milk can
be depended on daily, with tho under
standing that when our dairymen havo
built up a sure supply of Bvo or six
thousand pounds dally Mr. Perozzl will
gladly join wltu us in putting In a
creamery here. As wo will have abun
dant power we could easily handle this
and probably should if sulllclont putron
ago oould be assured. While a cronm
ery would bo of considerable bonolit to
the farmers hereabouts, it would never
employ moro than two or throe persons
and In a striotly Industrial sonso would
nevor benefit Medford as a cannery
It should be a comparatively easy
matter to get the balanco of the capital
stock n'o"r!lvrl hero under terms wo
offer, hi tt.uii.i as nmplo time is
given to raise tho money. We do not
wish or expuut any man to cramp or
burden himself, nor should this bo
necessary with the wealth and popula
tion hereabouts. Besides, the ohanccs
are all in favor of tho stock being a
good paying Investment, and to Med
ford will be worth five times what it
will coat. Respectfully,
Cn8. H. Pierce.
County Commissioners' Court.
Ordered by court that semi-annual
account of Alex Orme be approved and'
alias warrant be issued by tho clerk di
rected to said sheriff requiring him to
collect the amount shown by said re
port to be delinquent.
Ordered by the oourt that the follow
ing levies be made upon each and every
dollar of the taxuble property in the
assessment roll for the year 1000, for
the purposes following; Stato tax, 6.7
mills; county school fund, 5 mills; In
digent soldiers' fund, .06 mills; state
scalp- bounty fund, except sheep, .26
millr general county tnnd, 16 mills;
total 2ft mills.
Ordered that levy of i eent bo made
on each, and oyery sheep- as shown .on
the assessment roll for year 1900, to bo
placed In scalp bounty fund.
Ordered that warrant be -drawn on
special fund for $20 In favor of county
judge las stamps for upe of county of
ficers. Card of Thaaksv
During the last illnoss, and sad death
of our beloved wlfo and mother, our
many kindifrlonds rendered us assist
ance, hope and encouragement, for
whioh we feel the deepest gratitude.
To thorn our heartfolt thanks are ten
JouwW. CuititY aso Family.
Notice is hereby given that the
oounty superintendent of Jackson
County will bold the regular examina
tion of applicants for state papers at
Ashland,, commencing Wednesday,
February. I3th, at 9 o'clock, a. nu.., and
continuing until Saturday, February
16th, at 4 o'clock, as follows:
Wednesday Penmanship, . history,
spelling, algebra, reading, school law.
Thursday Written arithmetic the
ory of tcaoblng, grammar, bookkeep
ing, phyalos, oivll government.
Friday Physiology, geography, man-
tal arithmetic,, composition physical
Saturday Botany, plane goomotery,
general hiBtory, English literature and
P. H. Daily,
School Superintendent Jackson Oounty.
ACKBIfS DYSPEPSIA TAHLKTS ARE
sold on a positive guarantee. Curos heart.
bum, rp.tsInK )l tlit food, UlHtroKS after eating
or any form of ayspopulu. One mile tablet
g'.vos. immediate rollef. 26 cts. and 80 cents.
ttola by Choi, buv.uk, druggist.
ACKER'S ENGLISH REMEDY WILL
stop a coufth at Any tlmo, and will euro tho
wont cold In twelve hours, or mono refunded'
26 ots. ana Wots, Sold by Cuss, Strang, drug
To smoke Cigars at
Is our Specialty Anything,
Everything in tho Hardwaro
A new Cigar, long and nlim, with Havana
filler, Mr. Kurtz's own mako. It is a gratifying
smoko, and is proving a very populur 6o cigar.
Have You Ever Tried .. ., ..
Tho popular 10o cigar? It is hand made, with
clear Havana filler.
LIAD1HQ UIAMIIS Or KST WtST AMD
I have just received a flno lot of robos whioh I will
be pleased to show you. Thoso robes are of tbo newest
and most artlstlo patterns and oolorlngs, and a visit to
my shop will oonvlnoo that my prloos aro right, - I have
also added a large assortment of
Which aro likowise excellent valnos.
in need of anything In my Una drop In.
J. G. TAYLOR,
MACHINE AND GENERAL REPAIR SHOP
Machine repairingspecialty ff fj g Second
. Hand EnginodM. Steam Pumps Broucht and
Bold T H
Made to Order
m. iii mat,
Fir'and Yellow Pine dimension lumber all, sines
and lengths; also boxing. Orden for special sizos
Mill 5 miles west of Talent on Anderson Creek.
Postoffice addross, Talent, Oregon.
Let Ub Figure on the Next BUI of Lumber Vou Order.
A. & Moore;
a"1"" " ' "" "
(Koleman Creek lime -
Absolutely the best Lime for all purposes ever
O 6 burned in the Rorrue Iitivor Vallnv:
. . . Kept in Stock at Medford . . .
D. R. ANDRUS
Hsasled hi Msdltrd by J. R. HARDIN.
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Advertised Letter List.
?,olJowln. ll8t ' lottors romnlnlnir un
OBllod lor In tlio Modtord pontonlBO on JuD.
Dohnok, flora McQirarin, T
Jfrff' K . . B,0m '--mii dry
Wilson, nichnrd T, WIlHon, J W
A oharffo ol one oont will bo mndo upon ilo
livery ol oiwn ol tho abovo iottorB.
Parmas culling for any of the above lottrre
Will ploaao nay " Advart!nod."
O. V. MiniimAR, I'oslmsstor,
Best Grades of all Loading
Bra ds of Cigars carried in
Stock nlso Smoking and
La plop de Alfonso.
If you are
Bicycle Cones and Arlna
ft X X ft X
minium iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii I Hla
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Thin ilgrmturo In on every bo of tho ijonulns
Laxative Bromo-Quinirjc Tablet
tho remedy thitt otirni n cold In ens dnjr
.Tlm ",lnlnB laws ot Oregon for salo
at this ollloo.