Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Medford mail. (Medford, Or.) 1893-1909 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 5, 1902)
i HATS! m Mm
A New Departure
M ED FO RD, OK HG ON JJJ
Wo Invvo l'ocoived today it full
and complete assortment of hata for
gentlemen, boys and youths, all stylos
and quulitioH. Stiff Fedoras, etc., in
all tho lutOHl shapoH, and at prices to
suit tho puruo
- Don't puroluiBO olsowhoro until
you have called and Keen our lino.
No old, out of stylo goods; every
thing now and down-to-dato.
J. 6. Van Dyke & Co.
Dry Qoods, Qents Furnishings and Shoes
J. H. Butler, Funeral
Director, with Medford
Furniture Co., House
fumishere and Under
takers. 'Phone 165.
Over 1000 peopls attended tbe dedi
cation exerclaea of the big lm acroaa
Rogue rlror one mile north of Tolo,
whloh'work waa Inaugurated by Dr. O.
R, IUy and bit eaatorn associates,
tipoolal train u run from Ashland,
Talent, Phirnli, Medford and Central
Point, and the orowd attending were
mostly made up of the bualnosa peoplo.
Tho exoellont program arranged for the
oooaalon by Dr. Ray, Horn. E. V. Car
ter, W. I. Vawlor and Dr. J. M. Keone,
tu carrlod out to the lettor. The ad
dresses by the Hon,. Win. M. Colvlg,
CJ. B. Watwin, A. 8. Hammond, J. L.
Hammeialey and W. A. Carter, waa
largaly given to extolling tho gloat ad
vantage tbe country would darlvo from
the use of thla power In the development
of the many natural roaouroea of Jaok
on oounty. Ml." Mae Morrlmao, of
Medford, gave a pleasing rooltation, and
t ie Modford High School Band turn
lahod excellent muaio, whloh kept tbe
crowd In a good frame of mind all tho
while. Thorn were plenty of woll filled
lunch baskets, whloh playod an impor
tant part in keeping the peoplo in a
good humor. If thoro waa anything
that could bo aaid agalnal tho ploaauro
of tho day'a entertalnmont, It would be
thai the weather waa juat a little too
tropical, and a lack of ahado. Tbo pro
posed water powor will be of groat vnl
oo to thia aectlon of tho country. The
preparatory work on tho dam la wel'
dvanacd, but it will tuke about two
month, longnr to oomploto the work.
Whan oomploted, Dr. Ray aaya, thoy
fill devolopo B00O horao power. "Ibo
dam la loontod In a moat natural place
nd will bo 420 foot aorosa and 20 foot
In dopth, forming a boaln of water
above of about a quarter of a mile
cross, and extending some distance up
tho rlvor. Great orodlt la due Dr. Rny
(or the offort put forth upon thla occas
ion to properly ontortaip hie guoats,
wlillo no Binull amount of orodlt la due
tho doctor's good wife for tho gonoral
Parties desiring to have tholr oorn
out and bound oan ho aooommndatod, If
they will Innvo their orders with Hub
D. 13. Morris, auporlntondont of
construction work on tho Pish Luke
dltoh, reports U TllR M Alt thut with
tho exooptlon of a few rooky points at
th lowor ond of the ditch thn work Is
oomplotod to the drop on Bradshaw'a
place. Thure are now 1000 Inches of
wntur running In tho dltoh from tbe in
lake, on the north part of liutte oreek
to Kagle gulob. Thia amount of water
ooly covers the bottom of tho dltoh,
proving beyond tbe quealton of doubt,
that during tho summer months tbo
dltoh will bcoapablo of carrying all the
water that flows in Butte creek. The
dlalanoe of oomplotod dllob la KIJi to
14 miles, leaving 3 or 4 mlli't, wbleb,
by the way, la almost completed, and
will be completed during tbe present
month. The company la atlll short of
good man, whloh will be required to
hasten tho completion of the dltoh.
They are paying $2" per day lor good
rook man. The meo will undoubtedly
be omployod all tbo fall oo tbe construe
lion of one of tho several branches to be
put In below tbe drop. Tbo construc
tion of tne dltoh baa oost the company
mora money than waa eatlmated It
would, owing to tho immense amonnt
of rock encountered in tho construction
work, much of whlob rook waa below
tbe aurface. Thia, liowovor, baa not
deterred theoompany in Its determina
tion to comnloto the ditch, bat It has
materially intorferrcd with the coo
bnealal discount given to all nur
ohaacra of nianoa and organs sold In tho
storo during this month. Don't over-
' look thla opportunity. Everything In
I the mu.lcal lino oan be had at tho Cobb
Mlaa Agnes Isaacs, mot with a vory
painful accident, while attending
Sunday School plcnlo at KingBbury
Springs, ahovo Ashland, on Friday last
She fell and rolled down asleopdocllvi
ty for a dlatanco of twonty.fi veleet, bus
talnlnganumbarof aevoro bruise,. Hor
mother, Mrs. O. W. Isaacs, of thla city
waa at once aummnnd by phono and left
for Ashland on the midnight train and
remained with her daughter until Mon
day afternoon when Mlsa Agnes was
brought to her homo in tbis city. The
Injuries sustained by tho young lady
are numerous and dooldcdly painful
Some of her tooth wore broken out, hor
lips and tonguo badly cut, ono kneo
was sprninad, as was nlso ono of tho
joints of ono arm. Boaldoe thoao Injuries
the flosh of hor body and limbs Is bndly
bruised, and It is fuarod her back may
have boon injurod. Hor tonguo Is so
badly larcoratod and swollen that she
has been unable to tnko any nourish
ment other than liquids. Everything
possible Is being done for hor and It I
not thought thut anything serious will
result from tho accident, although it
will be aomo weens before sho will bo
ablo to move about much.
Anv ono desirous of securing a good
sawmill would do well to toe Goorgo W.
Daloy at tho mill on Round top, elovon
mllos nast or Ifisglo Point, r. O. nd
droBS Eaglo Point, Oregon.
. We have just received, a Carload of 4
LIVERPOOL DAIRY SALT.
ABSOLUTELY PURE WHITE
NO BLACK SPECS IN IT
ESPECIALLY FOR DAIRY USE i
I H. H. HOWARD & CO. f
R MEDFORD, OREGON "
L, C. Cliurloy, of Browrisboro, wus
In tho oily Inst week ucooiupunlud by
his duughl'ur, Mlsa Ednu, who wus hero
fnrmudlcul treiitincnt. Mr. Charley's
lund la on the lino of tho now Flah Luke
dltoh nnd ho is laying plans for the use
of qulto an amount of water from tho
ditch. Tho ditch so oula his plaeo us
to muko It possible for hi in to irrlguto
fully 200 acres of lund. Ho Is now mak
ing his lateral ditches and la sowing
11! ty aores of bis land to timothy nnd
olover, and noxt spring bo will sow IliO
acres more lund to same grasses, tlo
will also put In a fow aorea of ulfnlfa.
While It Is trne that only ono orop of
timothy und clover can bo out during a
season, It ia also truo that the mnndows,
few weeks aftor cutting, will afford an
abundance of excellent pnaturago for a
great numhor of cattle. Mr, Charley
will Incroaso bla herd materially
und will depend upon hia meadowa to
properly preparo them for market.
With plenty of water to Irrigate with
the grass can be kept growing during
tho entire season. Regarding the pro
gress of the work on tho ditch, Mr.
Charley said that wator was now run
ning to his pluco, and thut it would
surely he running over tho drop this
fall. The loam work ia about all com
pleted and tho teams have all been laid
olT, only tncMo belonging to the com
pany being kopt to work. Water is
now running In thn ditch for a distance
of eight or nine miles. Good ditch mon,
bo aaya, have been acaruo and bard to
get. Mr. Charley and Ills family have
rooms at tho Flulloy bouse where Mlsa
Edna has bcon qulto seriously 111 for
several days, but alio Is now very much
Improved and will without a doubt soon
be able to return to hor home. Wed
nesday she waa very alok and hor
ohances for recovery wore not encour-
sglng, but relief came to her on the
evening of that data, since which time
sho baa gradually improved. Dr. Shear
er la In attendance.
Found A rood watch. Had evi
dently been atolon and hidden. Owner
call at tbla office.
When J. C. Lucna started from his
rcsldenco Tuesday morning for bis
place of buslncbs he found a rather un
welcome vlsltp on bis doorstep, In the
shape of a gennlno scorpion about an
Inoh and a half long. It was tbo real
thing, pincers, hooked tall and til. Mr.
I.ucua promptly "aurrouoded" the "var
mint" and auccceded in getting it into
a wide-moulhod bottlo and it Is now in
the ahow window of the Medford Drug
Co., along with A. A . Davis' horned
toad. It la very aeldom that acorplona
are found this low down In tbe valley,
although quite numerous In some rocky
localities In the foothills. However,
thoy do not seem to have the poisonous
properties: of reptiles of their gonua
found in the southwest, although a
sting from ono of them Is not an agroo
able sensation, Mr. L. positively denies
that tho appoaranoo of the reptile was
In any way the result of the bachelor
party given by him some weeks ago.
Wanted Woman to keen houBe.
Three In family. Write to or call upon
J. L. Demmor, Medlora.
J. G. Smith: "I see by telegrams
in tho dally papers that President
Roosovolt has killed a bear in No
Hampshire. That announcement was
very amusing to me, Inasmuoh as Jhore
Is not a bear In all New Hampshire
except those In the Corbln park. If
tbe preaidont really and truly killed a
bear In that atate he certainly secured
permission from Mrs.' Austin Corbln to
do so. This Corbin park embraces sev
eral townships of wilderness la north
ern New Hampshire, all of which was
fenced a groat many yeara ago, and in
it aro all the wild animals that are In
tho state. The fence la ten feet high
and no person enters the park without
permission. Of course tbe animals are
as untamed in thore as they would be
In tho wilds of any of our western states,
but thoy are all tbe property of Mrs.
WJion you want a real good lunch
one that's as good or bettor than your
mother used to put up you will have
to go and get Campbell, the Vienna
bakery man, to fix It for you.
Mnjor D. R. Andrus oome up from
tho Bill Nye mine Monday. Mr. An
drus Is superintendent of the mine and
secretary of the company. He reports
that right at present ho has as much
good pay ore In sight ob was ever shown
up in the mine, He but recently Btruck
a twenty Inch voin of ore which Is very
rich gold Is sticking out from it on all
sides. This void ho has out at a dopth
of twonty-Ovo feot from discovory.
How muoh more thore is of It he is, of
course, unable to state, but the indica
tions are that it extends to an indoBnlte
Full weight country lard guaran
teed to bo suporlor to any packing house
lard on the market. This lard Is abso
lutely pure no adulterations. Try a
pail at Pottonger & Cox's Market.
Tbo sUOie printer's office la print
ing GOO copies of tho muster roll of the
Second Oregon regiment, as ordered by
the last session of the legislature. Tho
governor will dtreot the distribution
thereof, but It la undorstood that each
commissioned offloor of tho regiment
will reoelvo one, ns also the newspapers
of tho state and tho various pubtlo li
braries, thus pro8ervtng tn aooosslblo
form tho roll of this famous reglmanl.
CnBh paid for oggs, at WUboh's
grocery store, South C street, Medford.
R. H, Hodge: "My neighbors hnve
a laugh on aao, Wbon tho fruit season
opened up I bought twenty-five peach
boxes In which to pack jpy orop. There
I soon hud filled und I found I had not
gotten fairly started. I then ordored
100 boxes und these I soon filled and
then 1 ordered fifty more. Tho lust
fifty 1 hurilly think will be enough.
If those peaches bud been cuttle or bogs
I would bavo known how lo flguro, but
Southern Oregon fruit Is a quantity I
fall to guess on anywhere near correctly.
Tho fruit trees of tbla valley are the
most deceiving bunch of steers I ever
had anything to do with."
T. T Morriman'a horseshoeina
and gonoral blaoksmlthlng, Medford.
Satisfaction guaranteed or no charges
A vory pleasant event was cele
brated last Saturday evening at tbe
residence of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Eosole!
In West Medford, at which time and!
pluco tholr daughter, Miss Anna, was
given in marriage to Mr. Francis E.
McElroy, Rev. Kelso officiating. Tbis)
peoplo are but recently from Nebraska.
Tho newly married couple will reside
upon a farm, near Jacksonville, which
waa purchased a few weeks since by the
bride's father. Both are highly re
spected and industrious young people
and cannot fall to make a success In
tbe accumulating of earth's chattels.
TllK MaiIj wishes them happy days
and much prosperity.
My prices on high grade Sewing
Machines aro fully one-half less than
asked by men who are running machine
wagons with largo expeoscs. J; F.
Fred Luy! "You are always say.
ing something about the great end
wonderful fruit growth of Jackson
county, and that's all right, too. This
Is a great country. There is only one
place I have over beard of that was
pictured to bo better than this, but to
mortals like you and I entrance thereto
Is forbidden. But to return to the frolt
question, two years ago I set ont a
Crawford peach tree just an ordinary
tree, not over size, bnt vigorous and
a hustler. This week I nicked from
that tree a bushel of as One peachea
I ever saw."
I have a carload of cement which I
am soiling in any quantity desired, at
reasonuDie prices. L,. IS. arown, Med
ford Feed storo.
John Sims and John Carney, two
carpenters from Central Point, employ
ed on tbe new Bear creek bridge, were
unfortunate last Friday night in having
tbelr tool chest broken into and from
140 to 150 worth of tools stolen there
from. The chest was taken from tbe
works to a dump of willows near by
where the lock waa broken and ataples
drawn. No trace of the thieves has been
discovered and probably never will be,
aa the tbeft was undoubtedly made by
someone passing through tbe valley.
With the new facilities that B. N.
Butler put In his shop, he turns out aa
good worx in repairing watches ana
jewelry as any one in Southern Oregon.
Lynn Purdin, formerly a typo and
all 'round printer In Tbe Mail office,
has taken a position as clerk In the
Medford postoffice. Mr. Purdin has
served In this capacity before and ia
conversant with the work in every de
tail, hence It Is, but to be presumed
that he will All tbe bill, and his efforts
prove satisfactory to the department
and patrons of the office. Miss Letba
Hardin, who waa formerly clerk in the
office expecta to leave within a few
weeks for California.
First class property in Medford foi
sale or trade for ranch in Rogue rivet
valley. Palm AYork.
The members of the order of Eas
ern Star will resume regular meetings
again the first meeting to be beld on
Thursday, September 12th. Tbe mem
bora have been taking a reat during the
warm weather, but now that cooler
weather prevails tbey will resume their
acoustomed activity and will proceed to
supply again those pleasant evening
entertainments for which they are
I will pay 40 cents each for full
grown white Leghorn pullets, at bakery,
M. O. Campbell.
Amethyst Rebekah Lodge No. 94,
of Gold Hill, is making preparations to
properly celebrate the fiftieth anniver
sary of the organization of that order.
The colobratlon will occur on the 17th
Inst. , and as the Rebekahs are noted
for thnlr honnltAHtv nnrl thn crnnd timpn I
mi a ii inn wwjiiu-'ittwni diiiihiw
i- irtHi,i.jfc ..
The above is a
cut of our new Drugstore,
will be given all our customers
We pay especial attention to ;
They are compounded exactly as written. Our
prices are as low as is consistent with pure drugs
and careful work
MEDFORD DRUG CO.
the Valley, will take advantage of tbe
cordial invitation which has been ex
New Home Sewing Machines, balf
price; will exchange for country pro
duce, or sell on installment. J. F.
White, Medford. '
At a meeting of the city council
held Tuesday evening it was decided to
have a foot bridge built to the new
steel wagon bridge which Is being con
structed across Bear creek at this place
The cost of it is to $460 and is to be
raid out of tbe city's general fund
The bridge is to be five feet in tbe
clear and the planking of yellow fir.
Tse frame work is to be of steel 'and is
to be seourely fastened to and made a
part of the main bridge.
New Wheeler & Wilson Sewing
Machines, half price: will exchange for
country produce, or sell on installment.
j.t. wmte, Meaiora.
Mrs. L. Aldenbary, who arrived in
Medford a few weeks ago, has opened a
bakery on West Seventh street, near
Gooduyn's grocery store. The Lady
will carry a full line of bakery goods,
and baa already commenced picking up
quite a little trade. She promises that
all ber bake atnffa will be fresh and
wholesome, and is inviting tbe public
to call and give them a trial.
' New Domestio Sewing Machines,
half price; will exchange for country
produce, or Ben on installment. J. r .
J. A. Perry: "I threshed my wheat
Monday. I only bad in seven acres but
the yield was a little better than forty
busbels to the acre. This waa grown
on the Fredenburg place, southwest of
Medford, which I purchased last spring.
I expeot to put a good part of the place
out to fruit this coming fall and winter. '
For Sale Seven aores of land on
Bear creek, East Medford. Henry Mil
Henry Kubll returned last week
with a party of hunters from the mid'
die fork of Applegate. They report
having found all kinds of game, chief
among which was an eight point buck
whioh Mr. Kubli killed, others of the
party killed four and five point backs
For work or eoods tn human hair,
go .to Mrs. L. L. Reame, Medford, Ore.
R. H. Whitehead left at this office
this week a sample of tbe plums grown
In his family orchard. The limb was
about three feet in length and the
plums so thick that growing room for
leaves eve i was at a premium and the
fruit as big as teaoups
White ic-Trowbridge will write in
surance in reliable companies for. you
George King! "That was a great
they have, many of the members of the 3osh 01,8 o( ths Ashland papers put up
different lodgos of the order throughout ' on me. Yea, it Is true, that I bought
some property in Ashland and that I
will build, but I have no notion. a
of moving there, neither is my wlie
in poor health. As a matter of faffl
have no wife and my sister keeps ioOee
If you want fine candles no to .tba
Bakery, where voa will find all cream
candies made by A. Learned, of Jack
sonville, and received fresh every week
and sold very reasonable.
The Mail force is somewhat crip
pled in number this week, bnt tbeiaa-
summer ontlngs will soon be over aad
then we will get in and drill like we
are want to do when every department'
-Wanted One load of alfalfa hav.
Inquire of E. Rubs.
I. M. Stinson has been making sev
eral improvements on his Griffin creek
ranch, tbe same being the building of a
16x30 foot addition to his barn, also
new wood and chicken houses.
Fruit farm of forty-one acra, 200
bearing trees, good buildings. If Bold
soon fruit goes wltb place. Price
(2000. White & Trowbridge.
W. F. Arant, of Klamath Falls, has
received his appointment as superin
tendent of the Crater Lake National.
Park. The position carries with it s
salary of 8900 per annum. '
Chickens wanted at tbe Central
market highest market price paid, -
Capt. Carroll has finished packing;
his crop of Crawford peaches. - He
shipped nearly a thousand boxes to
Portland and other points. ...
XVI - I u uaAimUk;-
If lieu mi mvi a uu'u uiw.ftauu.uiu,
to do tbey may be assured of first-class
work and reasonable prices, at T. T.
Merrlman's shop, Medford.
Miss Mabel Mickey commenced
teaching in the Ruch district last Mon
day. This la the young lady's second
term in this district.
Wells Shearer have the best
equipped outfit for draylne and house
hold moving in Medford. All klnda
of wood for sale full measure and
Thediptberia patients are gotting
along nicely, and no new cases have
jST CRATER LAKE
This is our regular 10c envelope,
but we print it with a nice half-tone of
Crater Lake, used as a return card and
still sell them to you at
10 cents per Package of 25 Euvelopes
Help Advertise Medford and Southern Oregon
fjye MEDFORD BOOK STORE