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About The Medford mail. (Medford, Or.) 1893-1909 | View Entire Issue (April 19, 1901)
IDE MEDFORD MAIL
Published Bverv PrWy Mornm:.
A. S. BLITON.
Mbdford, Friday, April i, 1901.
I WM BORN TO HUSTLE.
HtUol tew dais; but quite a plenty.
SUBSCRIPTION $1.50 PER YEAR
Culwed In the PostofBcs at Medford, Oregon
as SeoondClass MU Matter.
Clerk hire for ' the Jale Oregon
. legislature cost the state exactly
22,000. . ,
Jf you don't smile at this you
Wouldn't smile at anything. A
' young lady in Binghamton, N. Y.
iaa married an eight months-old
, toy. It was a fiuancial transaction,
and the child's parents were will
" iog. '
The first arrest for violation of
.' nickel-in-the-alot machine law took
place at Salem this week,, and sa
loon men and cigar dealers of that
place propose testing the consti
tutionality of the law in the su
The largest excursion of home-
aeekers to Btart for the Pacific Coast
bo far since the excurion's were in
augurated, left St. Paul Wednesdad.
A train of twenty-four cars pulled
-out in two sections, having on board,
all told, 7OO emigrants. Tuesday's
special car carried 300 homeseekers.
The train will reach Portland this
Last Thursday Governor Geer
appointed Hon. James V. Hamil
ton, circuit judge of the sixth ju
. - dicial district of Oregon, as a mem
Iter of the Board of Regents of the
University of Oregon, to serve until
.April 1, 1913. He succeeds his
father, Dr. S. Hamilton, who haB oc
cupied a position on the board since
On Friday, May 31st, one of the
most successful school years in the
iis'.ory of Medford will close for
. the summer vacation, and the pu
pils and teachers, who have labored
bo earnestly during the past nine
Months, will scatter in all- direc
tions to enjoy a well earned respite
from the arduous school room duties.
Our corps of teachers are able and
faithful to their trust, and all those
-who desired to retain their positions
for the next school year have been
e-elected a well earned compli
ment to their efficiency. The citi
lens of Medford have just cause to
. be proud of their school, which has,
tinder extremely trying circum
stances at times, attained a very
high standard of excellency.
The Rev, Or. James M. Buckley
startled the New York East Con
ference of the Methodist Episcopal
Church Tuesday night, at its ses
sion in the Hanson-Place Metho
dist Church, Brooklyn, by saying
hat Jamaica ginfer aa an Ameri
' can intoxicant is rivaled only by
applejack. Dr. Buckley was mak
ing his annual report upon the
"Omstian Advocate, of which he is
editor. He said that during the
,'. ymr had refused $43,000 worth of
' advertising on the ground that he
could not indorse the articles
ought to be advertised. He
classes Jamaica ginger among such
bjeclionahle articles, and said he
Would not have it upon his table
. .binder any circumstances.
. : Poutland is to have a new morn
Sng-paper to be published by the
- late assistant business manager of
the New York Herald and Willis
S. Thompsou, formerly cify editor
f the Denver Republican, and m.ore
- recently connected with the Exam
iner as Assistant city editor. Mr.
Thompson states that his New York
' partner has $65,000 and that Port
) 3iid merchants will invest an equal
. mmount, also guarenteeing him ten
' thousand subscriptions, paid up
'. 'Jar one year on the day the first
; .paper is iFPUed.. He also claims
that Portland . merchants have
f guarenteed a liberal and perma
Vut advertising patronage. He
' expects to bogin publication of the
-eaew paper on or abort May 1st.. .
Land For Sale.
Five aoro orotmrd 1 mot in Medford,
-yrt of land into bearing orchard.
Office 360. flee York & W ortnwn.
The Medford whist olub met In
Woodman hall Wednesday evening and
spent eeveral hours very pleasantly at
nroiresslve whist. This was tue omy
meeting of the club hold slnoe Inst
soring, the usual winter meetings huv
lag been declared off for several months
booauso of the illness of several ol me
mombers. At the olose of the Wednes-
day evening meeting a line luuoh of
sandwiches, salads, corTeo and cake was
servod. This whist orowd always bus
a (rood time and the reoont gathering
was no exception to the general rule.
Those present were: Mr. ami Mrs. J.
A. Whitman, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Heard,
Mr, and Mrs, H, li, Howard, Mr, and
Mrs. B. U. Lumsden. Attorney and
Mrs. A. S. Hammond, Mr. and Mrs.
A. S. Bllton, Misses Jessie Worman,
Alleon Webber, Graco Foster, Mollle
Barneburg, Messrs. G. L. Davis, C. I.
Hutchison, H. M. Cois, Mort Foster,
A. R. Hubbs.
Mrs. Moffit, aged about SO years,
died Tuesday at the residence of CO.
Parker,' in this city, where she had
been staying for some time. Her death
resulted from a complication of diseasos.
Her son, M. C. Moffit, of Red BlulT, ar
rived here Wednesday morning, and
another son from New York is expec
ted here in a day or two. Arrange
ments for the funeral will be deferred
until his arrival.
A party, in honor of Claud Hoover,
was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Redden, in this city,' lost Tues
day evening. About twenty-five young
people were in- attendance and spent
the evening very enjoyably in piayiDg
games of various kinds. Refreshments
of ice cream and cake were Berved
during the evening.
New line of very choice floor mat
ting at I. A. Webb's furniture store.
Hon. Geo. Coivig, of Grants Pass,
reeently appointed consul to Barnn-
quilla, Colombia, left for Washington
Wednesday to receive his instructions.
He expects to leave for his new home
in about three weeks. He will be ac
companied by Mrs. Coivig and his niece,
Miss Dora Coivig, of Grants Pass.
If vou can't find what you want go
to G. L. Davis' he's got it.
Chief of Police Johnson has been
doing a fairly good business during.the
past couple of weeks In the collection
ol dog taxes. He has rounded up 4o
In cold cola aud informs a Mail re
porter that there are several score
more of the canine family in the eity
which he is now on the trail of.
All kinds or sasn and doors and
screen doors, at lowest market price.
Hazel Davis, who is with her
mother, Mrs. G. L. Davis, at Los An
geles, Calif., has been dangerously ill
at the hospital in that city, with ty
phoid fever. At last accounts she was
some better, and nnlesa complications
not anticipated arise, Bhe will soon be
on the road to recovery.
A new lot of Japanese goods just
received. Call and see them. G. L.
Word from Mrs. Mills, who is now
at San Francisco, is to the effect that
her son has taken several treatments
and that an improved condition is de
cidedly noticeable. Mrs. Mills' sister,
Miss Lillian Barr, who is with her,
commenced upon her school work last
If vou need a new tot of harness
see J. G. Taylor ho is selling out at
H. H. Mitchell, the blacksmith,
and his brother, J.. W. Mitchell, of
Montague, Calif., last week purchased
the blocksmitbing business of M. Pur-
din and took charge of the. same last
Monday morning. Mr. Mitchell will
arrive In Medford about thirty days to
H. G. Nicholson sells hardware for
cash but he sells it at the right price.
White Arbor day was not made an
occasion ol marked interest in Medford
last Friday, it was not entirely ignored.
The school children took advantage of
the occasion to "clean up" around the
school boose grounds and plant a few
trees, which made a very noticeable
Fine line of very nice jardinieres-
received this week at j. ij. uavis',
G. W. Dunlap und V. M. Kershaw,
photographers, have been taking sev
eral fine views of Medford streets, also
'some birdseye views of the town. These
they find are taking well among our
townspeople and they are selling many
Do y6u know that the oheapest
place in town to buy good Jewelry is at
All meat purchased at the Arnold
& Barneburg market will be delivered
free to all parts of the cityi They are
putting In a telephone and after next
week you can call up Main 174 and or
der your meat for dinner without leav
ing your office 01-residence.
Good milch cow for sale. Call at
Cobs Piano Hiitine.
The school trustees, of Grants Pass,
have made an order to the effect that a
certificate of vauvirtatlon must be pro
duced before a pupil is permitted to at
tend school at tit 11 1 place. The edict
of the board uxtcritla to next year as
well as the present. :
Sovoral Medford young people drove
over to Jacksonville last Friday even
ing to witness the drama, "The Girl I
Loft Buhlud Mo," which was producod
there that evening by Ashland local
talent. They played at Grants Vnss
' Ohase & Sanborn coffee at G. L.
Davis'. .. .
T. W. Johnson has arranged with
tlio Medford ice plant to put on an ice
waiton about May 1st. Aside from Blip
plying all Medford ha will make
trips to Central Potut and also hopes to
arraugo lor the delivery of loo In Jack
For plumbing work go to E. S.
Wolfer, the tinner.
A committee of eight have boon
appoiuted to meet President McKtnley
and party at tbo suto line. Thoy are
Senators Fulton, Kuykendall and Brown
ell and Representatives Reeder, Rob
erts, McCraoken, Brlggs and Foonnan,
Sea those one cent handkorohlofs
tor ohlldren, at W. H. Mcoker & Co's.
Contractor G. W. Prlddy has men
at work quarrying the rook for the
foundation of I. W. Thomas' now brick
building which ho has tho oontract for
erecting on Mr. Thomas' property on
West Seventh streot.
Choisest oransos, bananas aud lem
ons at White's confectionery.
F. M. Stewart has been building a
line (once around his tennment prop
erty, on North C streot. Mr. Stewart
has fitted this place up In lino shapo
and It is an ornamcut to that part of
The sofa pillow rallied at J. G. Van
Dyke & Co 's store last Saturday was
won by J. F. Rilter. Tho point lace
handkerchief rallied off at tbo Postal
telegraph office was won by M. F. Mo-
All of White's lemonades are
served ic Coleatin mineral water.
Assessor J. 0. Pendleton has so far
recovered from his recent Illness as to
be out again and is engaged la direct
ing the assessment work, which is In
the hands of an able corps of deputies.
Fresh homemade candles at White's
oonfectionery every day.
At the last meeting of the Medford
Ministerial Association It was decided
to make eight o'clock the hour for Sun
day evening services, beginning with
next Sunday. 0. J. Gist, secretary.
Leavo orders at White's confection
ery for ice cream.
Excavation for E. D. Elwood's now
jewelry store, on Seventh street, is
under way this week and tho building
will be hurried to completion. S. Chll-
ders & Sons will do tho brick work.
Harness at Cost I am closing out
my entire Btock of harness at cost. J.
G. Taylor. . ., ;
County treasurer Mullor advertises
that he bos funds on hnnd to redeem
all outstanding county warrants pro
tested from July 1, 189", to July 31,
1897, both dates Inclusive.
An explosion occurred in the pow
der house of the Lewis mine at T!i.....
lost week, causing a loss of 10M pjuudu
of powder. The report of '.be explosion
was beard a distance of thirty miles.
The Wells Fargo Express Company
has established an office at Lakeview.
To avoid of chances of robbery the
company will transmit all money en'
trusted to them in drafts or ohecks.
Juno 14th the annual pioneer ro;
union will be held in Portland. It is
exoected that round trip excursion
rates will be granted to thojo who de
sire to attend. - '
The celebration of the 82d anni
versary of Odd Fellowship, which will
be held at Jacksonville, April 20th, will
end with a grand free ball in the even
Arthur Mahoney has accepted a
position with the Cosa Piano House,
and will have charge of the branob
business recently established at Grants
The Mail gives the news and the
Enquirer gives the news that The
Mail, gives. If you see it in The Mail
you'll see it ' 'rehashed" In the Enquirer
A social dance will be given at the
opera bouse this (Friday) evening by
the young people of Medford, which
will probably be the last of the season
The email pox epidemic at Glendate
is abating and the disease Is at present
under control.. There are but two cases
In the pest bouse at present.
A news "cribber" don't Btand any
too high in the profession. He is on a
level with a plagairiat one who steals
from the writings of another,
Ohas. Wiggin, who has been 00 n
fined to bis room for some time with a
Bcvere attack of pneumonia, is much
H. Klippel, who has been confined
to his room for three'weoks with an at-
tack of pneumonia, is able to be on the
Merchant W. H. Meeker has eh
tlrely recovered from hlfl recent spell
of sickness and is again attending to
Judge H. L. Benson, of Klamath
Falls, we learn, Intends moving with
bis family to Portland Boon.
D. T. Lawton is oreoting a 20x30
foot implement shed at tho rear of bis
building on North B Btrect. ,
Dr. J. M. Kecne went to Portland
ARE RIGHT UP ON
THE TOP RUNG c
RIGHT. THEY ARE
BOUND TO GIVE
WEAR. AND TO
FIND THEIR. EQUAL
ELSEWHERE IS TO
PAYAMUCH MIC HEW
It's up to you to
-Wo. TJIrich is fast Improving in
health and la expocted to return from
San Francisco this week.
The II ret strawberries of tho se'tson
arrived In Medford Wcdnoadny nicht
-Lakeview has decided to hold a
racing tournament of ono week, com
mencing July 3d.
-Willamette valley towr.a aro al
ready talking Fourth of July celebra
tions. A Self Admitted Purloiner.
The Knqulror admiu having iwlpM a bowh
Item from TUB Mail and then accuncn Till:
Mail mt being a fakir for having publlfhra ino
Imaginary Item In quefllon. Tno Item lervcri
Itti purpose Ild good lervlco In Its ipcoiul
Held proved conclimivuly that tho Knqulrer
"crlba" IIn dcwh from our colutnni, which
may bo legitimate proceduro with blarkmnlth
prlntum, bill wllh profeMlonul men of tho art
prcMcrvatlve 11 1h conHldureil dirty, illitroputiiblo
bustnutifl. Ilowovor, wo taught Iho purtolncr
In his cribbing ool and have proven Hie fact
um! while tnincwlml surprised til his wholemilo
pilfering wo eunnut but commend his good
judgment In selecting THE MAH.afthln medium
of authority for local news.
The Kmiulrcr questions TUB MAll.'H circula
tion. Wo publish below an amdnvll which
ought to convlnco our readers that wo aro
making no Idlo boast when wo sny our circula
tion fsJOO. Will the Knqulrer mako aflldavlt
that he prlnrs half thai number wo don't
think. Hero Is the aOdavli:
Wate or Oiieooh, I..
;ntinlv nf Jnokson. I '
1, A. 8. HliUm. being llrst duly sworn, depose
and say that 1 am tbo ptibllshar of The Man
roHU Mail, a weokly newspaper published In
the Town of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon;
that the numbor of MEDrolin Maii-h printed
eaob week Is 2-O0i and thai Ibis number has
been prinlod each ween lor no loss a period
than tweivo tnonins ism past.
A. P. Hi.iton.
Rubserlbed and sworn to before me this loth
day of April, mi,
. F. M. Stewabt,
1 seal. . Notary I'ubllc for Oregon
This same Enquirer asserted In a recont Issue
that Tnt Hail put In two bids on a certain
plecoof job printing and that upon being con
frontud by the parlies Interested we were told
mat we did put In two bids. This Is a fslso
hood In every senso and detail. Upon going to
the parties in question we wero told In tho
presence of Mr. Mann that we did not put In
two bids, If the Knqulror Insists that we did
we will produco evidence from tbo purties In
quostloo refuting tho statement made In Its
Nonce this, Please.
About four weeks aeo T)r. Willi
either lout or loaned It) stiirti' oire n
larfjo Mitrino don mo Mold ifiuoi l:t
u l.iiitnor ciihu. me party lutviri;; r,i!
Biima or knowing anything rugmMinc;
thotn will omifer a great fitvor by com
municating with tho undoraigmA of
wilh Tun Mail, odlco.
Mrs. Elizaheth vvait.
Oolouol VeiUia, Agulualdo's chief of
staff, and Dr. Barcelona, ex-troiuioivr nf
the Philippine "government," eup'.ntb'l
at the sanio time Oeuoral Fuimlou ninl
prisoner of their chief, have been liber
ated. General Martla Dolgado, the chief
lusnrgeut commiiuder in tho Islnrul of.
Puuny until his snrroudor in Jtitlurtry,
bus been appointed govoruor of lli
province of lloilo, created by tho Uiuli'l
StutfiS Philippine commission. Uinsa1.-ut-y
will hu toOOO In gold, the hi;jliot.
oiiinry puid any provincial goyr,r;mi
The hpiioiiitmont is a popularoiiv, - 'i'he
),ruVinc i.uH a popnlution uHtliiniftl nt
about 1,000,000. ;., ,. ,: ,
I MEDFORD'S BIG GROCERY STORE fl
PCI a J
sa -I "yfw w
! , pjfpnnlirirnl U
Carries evoryililiiR In tho Grocery lino. Wo
urn never "ju-l out," mid oiir goods aro ulwuyR
fi erli A feature of our business is our mam
moth utoik of crockery
G. L. DAVIS,
V SPRING and SUMMER
Wo linvo a ni'W nml vcrr rnmpleln nlock of the viry Intent fun-cii-4
anil urimlliina III millinery, whlith wo are aoillntr Hi Imvcut
prim-ii. Our motto in liotic.l koihIh ill Inwvil pi'lri'K.
Tho luilli'H nt Mi'ilfiinl uiitl vicinity nriv ikml tu call and ox
ninliio our toek. It l mini 1 Irnnliln to nhow kooiI; hut wu
llku in liu iroutilutl lliul wtiy. No olfoimo full If you do nut buy
HOOVER SISTERSCordthniidCSt.., Medford, Or,
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DECORATION DAY WILL SOON
Aro you in need ol.
firaniie oi m monumeniai Work ? i
I MICKS St WALKER l
Are tho nmn who always tnnke prlci'S rliiht and as for r
block nml workmuiishlp witll, wo know wo can tlx :
Hint I'lghl : k
I, ,, ,,MIMMMI ' MMI Ml IMtlMIMHIMmil IMIIMIMIMMMIMIMIIMHIMIMIMH llllll III 11 tlllltr
IF YOU MT HARDOE
Of any kind, for any use, at any timo, you
will do well to cull and look over my stock
It's now tho prices aro rilit and tho linos
aro all comploto. I mako a specialty of
outfitting for tho It ills
Corner 7th and B St. I - NJSrhofoon
Mrrker'a Old Stand ll llHUIUII
Among the Churclici.
Il-.....li.n ..p.iotili I iii ditrviio.M njtvL hlilll. I
tiny nt 11 a. m. and 8 p. m., to which
till will ho wolcomv,
Tho iisiutl services will bu held nt the
Presbylerlun Church next Sunday morn
ing and evening. Tho evening sorvlce
will bogin at eight o'clock.
Preaching 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. by
tho pastor. Subjeots: morning, "Gos
pel Kejootod." Evening, 'Contnnt
mcnt." Epworth league will meet at
7 p. m. W. B. Moore, pastor.
Stepped Into Live Coals.
"When a child I burned my foot
frightfully," writes W. H. Eads, of
Jonesvlllo, Va., "which oaused. horrible
leg sores for 30 years, but Bucklon's
Arnica Salve wholly oured mo aftor
everything nlso failed." Infallible for
burns, scalds, outs, sores, bruises and
piles. Bold by Cbns. Strang. 26o.
Card of Thanks.
To those many kind frlonds whoso
services and sympathy wero so frcoly
tendorcd us during tho last Illness and
lctitli of our bolovod husband and
father, wo desire to express our lioart
Miih. Emzaiibtii Wait
Tho school trustees for this district
in it Ir.Ht Monday night und elected the
fil'nwlng touchers for tho ensuing
nar: l'nif. N. L. Niifrcgiin, Mlrsttr
'loitrudo Sutton, May lJhltps, EIlo
iVtl ij', tilstzlo Porguson, Emma K 'i",
Winnie Hockunyos, Mubol Jonns. Nu
o'iltotion has yet been tnndo for tin)
firat primary grado, tho aolcctlon being
left open until later In tho soiison. All
tho old teachers who applied for po
st .lima wero rn-olnoted. Mlshcs tlraco
Posti-r, . Fnnnlo Haskins and Jtillii
fleldt.-r did not muke nppllniitlonH.
'my to Operate
rtecnuso purely .vcROtahlo-yot tliur
oufih, prompt, healthful, satisfactory-
Your Grocer. g
For FANCY and
FRUITS or all Kinds,
MILL FEED and
Poultry and Farm Produce
taken in exchange for
A. D. RAY,
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land offloo at Knsobnrir, Orcfron, April 1U
IW1. Nntlcn Is linrntiy Klvun Unit tlio followlnn
named settlor litis lllod nnlltin of his liitrmtloti
to miikci final proof In support of tils nlfiltn. and
thntstilil proof will lio tntiilo lioforn Oils Nnw
btiry, county olnrk of Jiiukson f!onntv. Ori'Kon, ub
Jnitksoiivlllii.Oriiiroii, on Muy 2(1, inn, nr.:
HMIDKNO 81 1 MM',
On II. R. 08811 for tho S. M BW. H cc. 28, Tt. :t
H., It. 1 I!.
Ilonnmfls tlio rotlowlnp: wltnrssns to jirova
his continuous resitlonnu upon unit cultivation .
of snlil Intnl. vim i
John rialtioiin, Dnnrfio nmlttt, llonryOnlhoun
Kiinr Uoso, nil of Modford, JnnttHon oountj
On-Kou. J, T.lliiiniisH, ItoKlstor,
County Treasurer's Eleventh Notice.
Orrios or Cuiintv TitnAsimn I
nr.lAdKniiN cminrv. OiiKno. f
JAOKSUKVIM.K, OllKCION. April 10, lKrL
Mollcs Ih hnroliy Rlvon tlisi thnrotirofunitsli
Iho county troustiry (or thn rodcmptlou of aft
outstanding county wurrnntn protested fronir
luly I, 1OT, to July III, IB07, bnih dtvlcs.
Iiii'liislvo. Interest on the samo will uuaso afltrr
tbe atwvo dale.
Thoroughbred barred Plymouth Ttookr
ngg-i fifty ounts for Betting of flfot-n.
Will deliver eggs nt Warner A IVorl
miin's Htorn nnnh Hatui'dny, Lenvo or
ders there pr address
N, O. OUMN, Modford Or.