Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Medford mail. (Medford, Or.) 1893-1909 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 4, 1903)
A LITTLE OF
The state of New York owns 412
acres of land at Niagara fallx, has
expended more than $2,000,000 in
acquiring and improving the reser
vation, and exuends $25,000 a year
The best protection against cold
is the skin of the reindeer. Any
one clothed in such a dress, with
a blauketof the same material, may
bear the lowest temperature of an
Arctio winter's night,
Anthracite coal consists of about
90 per oent of carbon and about 10
per cent of ashes auj volatile mat
ter; while the bituminous coal con
sists of 70 per cent of carbon and
. 30 per cent cf voluable matter and
There are something like 15,000
000 cigar boxes used in the United
StateB annually. The material out
of which the best quality of cigar
boxes are made comes principally
from Cuba and is known as Span
There are 2,000,000 sheep on th
Oregon ranges and this year's wool
crop is estimated at $2,500,000.
The sale of mutton and stock sheep
will approximate 'the value of the
wool which gives a grand total of
Astronomers announce that the
Star of Bethlehem, whioh directed
- the wise men to the birthplace of
the Savior, will appear ' once more
in 1910' or 1911. Josepl us, the He
brew historian, speaks of this star,
which is now known as Halley's
oomet, and since his time it has ap
peared on twenty-three occasions.
A Chicago doctor has prepared a
paste which if applied to the face
and left about five minute, a
man's whiskers will rub .. pff and
his face will be as smooth as when
Bhaved by a barber. iBu't that
great, but hold on, a few applica-
tions will fix the whisker problem
so they will not sprout.
A small boy crawled under the
bed one day when his mother want
ed to punish him. She could not
get in without considerable difficul
ty, and decided to let him remain
there until his father returned from
work in the evening. When he ar
rived and waB told about the case
he started under the bed to bring
out the disobedient son, but waB
very muBh astonished when the
little fellow called out,"Hello, is
Bhe after yoa, too?"
It is rather remarkable that, after
bis screaming page editorial de
manding that all Democratic Con
gressmen vote against the reciproc'
ity bill, William Randolph HearBt
himself did not take the trouble to
vote against it. Editor Hearst is a
very big faotor in the newspaper
world, but Congressman Hearst is
a false alarm, wbo did not take him
self seriously enough to even cast
the vote which he proclaimed to a
.... . . . j .
million readers it was his duty to.
In order to succeed in all things
one's dominant watchword' muet be
honesty. No person ever praoticed
knavery without at the end being
discovered though the end ma y be i
afar off. It h hard y pjss ible, it
seems for one to become, so inur ed I
TAKINQ TH TREATMENT
for Head, Throat
Will give Speriy Rtllel and POSITIVELY
CURE whea Uitd According to DiratXioctfc
Catirrfi. nay Fever. rtesrHgls. Li Grippe. Headaelw.
PiUBoola, Asthma. BreacMtlt, Sore TbrMtt
Csld aid Catarrhal D.fnM
Emy Ltd? ind Geatkam ihevtd utt cot of
tbei Applltncd. It prrrtntt BjJ Brttth.
It Buktt a So Brenh Sweet and Putt.
k Qoupleti Treatment mailed to wj uidreti 11 receipt of
BUT WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD
Bcwart of Imltatlvai
E. I. KUSEL'S SONS' CBMPAHY
OROVILLB. OALIF.. U. S. A.
to wrong doing as to bo utteidy un
conscious of a wrong aot on thir
part, and certain it is I ho human
senses never get so hardened that
it is impossible to discern the min
ute faults of others.
A dispatch from Pittsburg says
that the details of a window glass
pool are being worked out. It will
be known as the Manufacturer's
Window Glass Company and will
be doing business next month. The
American Window Glass Company
and a number of other prominent
concerns have signed the scale. A
general sale's agency is planned
which will practically control the
price of window glass in the United
Mrs. Dominus ex-Queen Lil
of Hawaii, is in Washington again
this winter to press her claim for
$200,000 compensation for - the
crown lands of the Islands. The
payment of the sum ws recom
mended by the Senate committee,
but no action was taken by Congress
on it at the last sesssion. If the
sum is honestly due it ought to be
paid. This country Bhould be above
the tactics of a litigant who resorts
to petty squabbles to avoid dis
charging his just obligations.
A British Columbia leader de
clares for her annexation to the
United States. He says Canada
must join this country if England
persists in its preFent policy. Van
couver,. on the Alaskan award, is
bitter. -The United States under
this award losss 14,000 square
miles of worthless territory, known
as the Southern Portland channel.
but the United States retains
military control and rains rich
gold fields and keeps Canada prac
ticallv from access to the sea.
The Santa Fe railway has re'
ceived the largest locomotive ever
made. It will weigh 150 tons, or
to be exact 287,840 pounds. It :'s
of the tandem Compound type, in
which the high-pressure and low-
pressure pistons are carried on a
oommoii piston rod.? There are 391
tubeB, i) inches in diameter by
20 feet long, in the boiler, which
almost gives a heating surface of
4,586 square feet of heating surface
in the firebox, we get a total heat
ing surface of 4,796 square feet for
the whole boiler. There ire five
pair of drive wheels, 57 inches
high. What do you suppose our
engineB will look like ten 'years
The cylinder preBS was introduc
ed in 1812. VariouB improvements
were invented, and in 1814 the
first press was driven by steam.
In the same year the London
Times put in a press the pieces of
which were carried in by stealth to
an adjoining building, owing to the
avowed hostility of the workmen.
At eix o'clock, while the press
men were waiting for the forms,
Mr. Walter entered tb.3 pressroom
and astonished its occupants by
telling them that the Times was
already printed by steam, and that
if they attempted violence he had
an adequate force to suppress it,
U.iJf nantinkle. tla.r
U - IV1I nolo Moncnwio luct
be retained Tbe Jg
1,100 an hour I The curved
stereotype was invented in 1816
and the improvements all tended
to produce the moder.n press which
is an evolution ratner tnan a con
crete invention. In 1348 Col. Hoe
introduced his huge ten-feeder
press, which in point of size was
equal to the great modern double-
sextuple newspaper presseB. The
capacity of the earlier maohineB
was 2,000 per hour, while those of
to day print and fold 150,000 eight'
naee naners an hour. From the
Scientific American's Special Num
bar on "Modern Aids to Printing."
Bilious Colic Prevented.
Take a double dose of Chamberlain's
Colic' Cholera aud Diarrhoea Remedy
as soon as the first indication of the
desease appears and a threatened attack
may bo warded off. Hundredsol peop'e
use the remedy in this way with perfect
success. For sale by Cdas. Stbano. i
Klamath County .News.
from The Klamath Falls Republican.
The reappointment of Hiram F.
Murdock as postmaster has been
conSrmed bv the senate.
A petition which has been cir
culated atnoriK the citizens end
generously signed by them has been
sent to the Governor recommend
ing tint T, W. Richardson, so old
soldier, of our city, be- app tinted
guard at tho state penitenliury.
Mossr. B. F. Gould and W. K,
Brown, two civil engir.oars, of San
Franoisco, arrived in town laot
week and have been taking sound
ings of the river and- lake, making
a few surveys nnd otherwise look
ing over the country around here.
While the gentlemen are very re
ticent in the matter it is believed
that they are bete in the interest of
some irrigation concern.
Prom the Klamath Falls Express.
The Ager-Beewick telephone line
nas Deen extended to ncard and is
now in working order. Further
extension work on the line will
probtbly be discontinued until
spring,when it w'll be put through
to Keno, and on to connection with
the line building southward from
Fort Klamath. Klaraiith county
win tnen nave two telephone eya-
t 'rns, both connecting with the
N. S. Drew, who pooled his cat
tle with those of other cattlemen, of
Alkali valley, for shipment to San
Francisco, has received returns on
his lot 40 head. The number
shipped was 242 head. The cattle
were turned over to the Oakland
Meat Co., wbo butcher and sell,
taking for their pay the offal. , Of
Mr. Drew's lot, 24 were steers, the
balance cows. Vor their hides he
received $45; for the meat, $1184 21
a total of $1229.21. Average
price paid per head, $30.73. The
transportation charges were $150:
hay, $1.25. Mr. Drew therefore
cleared $1009.21. on 40 head of
cattle that the cattle buyers would
have taken at a much lower figure,
Last Thursday, Nov. 19th, there
was u gathering of friends at the
home of Mrs. H. F. Schallock who
had come to stuy the afternoon
through and extend woll-wishes
and congratulations to tho oldest
pioneer lady of Klamath Falls.
Mrs. O. O. Cranston wus the first
to arrive, of course, and as friend
after friend diopped in, it occured
lo hei that it was her 70th birth
day and that she Wus the guest of
honor at a birthday surprise party.
It was a pleasant meeting of moth
er and children and grandchildren
with old-time friends. Mrs. Crans
ton located in Klamath Falls in
1875, then a village of a dozen
houses, and she and her daughter-,
Mrs. H. F. and Mrs. J. G. Suhu
lock, have been . continuous resi
dents here Fince that time.
Not a minute should be lost when a
child shows symptoms of croup. Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy given 88 soon
the child becomes hoarse, or even after
the croupy oough appears, will prevent
the attack. It never fails, and Is pleas
ant to take. For sale by Cuas. Stiia.no.
140 acres choicest, eub-lrrigated, al
luvial bottom land not subject to over
flow. Ib under fence, eleared, on county
road and river front. Has fine farm
bulldlngB, and best soil and location for
apple or pear orchard, hop yard or al
falfa, li miles from railroad station.
Cheap, easy terms and low interest.
BEN A, LOWELL,
46-6t WoodvUle, Ore.
Uo Home, Yuiintc M.nn.
When a young man goes calling, If
he can get his attention off his own at
tractiveness long enough to observe II.
he will find that near 10 o'clock the
girl begins to look worried, absent
minded, and her laughs nt his Jokes
are suppressed .and forced.
At 10:30 she seems to be In a panic,
and If he should depart then and shako
hands goodby he would find her hand
Noises are heard from upstairs. A
man Is grumbling and a woman plead
ing. Will the young man go before
the father makes a scene?
Both the daughter downstairs and
the mother upstairs are hoping that he
will, but the young man stays and
Finally be gets up to go, and the girl
is so relieved Bhe asks him to come
A number of worried mothers are
getting up a petition to have the street
cars stop running at 0:30. Atchison
The WrUklrjd Act.
A little girl was nsked to write an
essay about man. The following was
her composition: "Man Is a funny unl
mal. He has eyes to see with, hands to
feel with and Is split up tho middle
and walks on the split ends." Glasgow
6o different games all new
one in each package of
t your Grocer1!.
Wi',niiiW WIWllllliii III III .
The- Bi-tluu t'lMllr.
Tho soihtn cliali- Is nutm-il nfler So
dnn, tho tnwii where It was Ih-st usl,
The curliest mention of It In 1-hiKhiml
ocelli's In 1BS1. Eui-ly In the folluwlut;
century tho Piiko of Iucktnf,'him
caused much indl.-imtUm by Its uso In
Loudon. People wore cxiisperutcil at
that 'iiohlcuum employing his follow
men to take tho place of horses to car
ry him. 1'i'luco Charles brought from
Spain in 11K3 three curiously wrought
sedans, two of which he gnvo to the
Duke of lluekinglmin. A few weeks
after their Introduction Masslugur pro
duced his piny, "Tho Iloxdmuu," und
in It he thus adverts to the Indies:
For their pomp and enro being borno
In triumph on men's shoulders.
Tho reforenco Is doubtless to Buck
ingham's sedan, which was borno like
a palanquin. "Bygone Englaud."
When you want a sack ol good
flour, call for "White Star" brand, at
. . WITHIN TWO MILES OF CENTRAL POINT . .
Alfalfa Lftnd For Sale-Seventy acres ofjcholco nlfnlfn land on Dear creek
good lor three uropa every year without IrrlRRtlon, twolve acres now seeded, thirty
acres iu grain, balance including about scveu acres ol brush laud and land ready for
tho plow. A portion of tola land has produced lllty-iive bushels of wheat to the aero,
and seventy bushels of barley. Threo thousand feet of tile already laid and ditchos
dug for about six hundred leetmoro. One of the host Binnll ranches 'in Jackson
county. Price soventy dollars per acre now. 89venty-live dollars after January llrst
11)04. Will subdivide If wanted at advance of fivo dollars nor aero.
Heavy BlacK Land Forty acres, half of which will produce alfalfa, 'Doha
and pete soil. Has produced over fifty bushels of wheat to the acre. It rreeds some
ditching, but the bulk of ihe tract Is capable of pronuctlon this year. About ten
acres seeded to wheat. Several acres yet in brush. Small building spot of tree soil,
l'rlce forty dollars per aero if sold before balunoe is seudod.
sry Beat Fruit Land
s. off our orchard tract, lviiiir onnni
our orchard tract, lying opposite
famous little orchard, throe acres only, which in 1901 and again this year notted hltu
in sales about thirteen hundred dollars each
Fancy Four-tier." Prices on application.
our iioiio. .ir. .normi uuniu imvu sum ma
inclined to sell. Now is the tluio to buy.
$ HOLMES BROS .
MITCHELL, LEWIS & STAVER GO
Implements and Vehicles.
We carry tho Celebrated Sanders Disc Plow, fully
guar- nteed. Blizzard Enselage Cutters. Ameri
can Cream Separators., Stover Gasoline Engines.
Kemp Manure Spreaders, and in fact a complete
line in Vehicles and Machinery. If you want any
thing, let us know and we will furnish it.
Call and see us. Latch string always out.
D. T. LAWTON
Manager Medford Branch.
The Great Attraction of Southern Oregon.
' Tourists and Travelers will find a good supply of Hay and
Grain, Groceries and Campers' anpnliea, alBO good Hotol ac
commodations at Prospect . . . You can depend on plenty of
Horse Feed at my barn ovory day In tho year.
Seasonable goods lor the Oarriairo and tho Horso . . . You
positively ennnot protect the horso from Irost and rain w 1th a
fly not, neither can you kenp the lup warm with a linen dustnr.
Buy BLANKETS and ROBES at
Taylor's Harness Shop,
Not (he Kind IK Wuntetl.
. "If you're so html up." snld tlio -ensv
nmrl;, who was temporarily umiblp to
extend the accommodation asked
"wny don t you borrow somo money
"llenvous, no!" exclaimed the other.
"Why, he always expects to bo paid
Duck." Chicago Post.
Improvement on Nrtture.
Iluiublo Admirer Are the characters
In your book drawn from real life?
Haughty Author Did you ever see
BUch Interesting people In real life as
my characters? Somcrvillo Journal.
We would make fewer bulls In this
uro lr wo nau not so many wroug
Iteers. llultluioro American.
Shearer & Smvlte have the beet
equipped outfit (or draylng and house
hold moving Id Medford. AU kinds
p wood (or sale full meaBure and
two or throe more small tracts, five to ten
across tho county road from) Mr. Morrltt'a
year Almost every apple grades '
This is tho very bast apple laud In Oregon,
uigiu nure iniui ior f i.wu itisv juttiuu.
Ground leady for planting.
- - CENTRAL POINT !
Drugs, PntentMedlclnes, Books, Stationers
y PAINTS and OILS
Clears, Tobnrro. Toilet Articles, Etc
Prescriptions Carefully Componnded
7th St. .Medford. Oregon
A. sv BUTON,
V. 9. COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT OV OUBOOM
Homestead aud Timber Lund tllliiRh an
proofs made. Testimony taken Id luud coi
Oflico with Medford Mail, Medford, Oregoo
. D.THIPPS, D.D.S.,
otllcos in Adklns Block, adjoining Masking
)R. H. N. BUTLER,
OSTEOPATH I ST
Rooms 3 and 4, Opera House bloolt, ovW
Strang's Drug Store, ExuminatloiiM tree
Q, T. JONES,
Any or all kinds of Surveying promptly cttranj
iDO uuuutyourvovurauo give you tue ouly
J S. HOWARD,
SURVEYOR AND CIVIL ENGINE KB
a 8. Deputy Mineral Surveyor for tho Stnt
oiuregon. routomce address:
E. b. PICKKL,
rHYSICIAM AND 8TJKGEUN,
Office bours 11 to!2a. m. audl:80to8 p. nsv
K'Kay Laboratory Examinations $2.60 to $2&
Office: Haskln Block. Medford, Or
W.I. Vawter. Pros. H. B AnxiNs, V-Pre
LoimmonoyonapprocedBOcurtty, receive d-
GLtnua suujcuv in cuucu una irunFnei n Sonera
nnk I hit business. Your buslnosH Holli'trori
Correspondents: Lndil & HiikIi, Stiloia. Anglo
(jaiuorniu buuk, oan r rancirico. i,iuiu b
Tilton. Hortlnnd.Corbln Hniikinir Co.. n. Y. '
Wells, I'urgo & Co. 's Il.mk, l'ortlmid; First.
National tiunk, Uhlciiuo, and Huuover NaV
iuuul Bank, Now York.
a, E. ANKENY,
M. L. Al.FOHl),
. E. ENYAKT,
The Hedford Bank '
' - MCOFORD, OnCOON
SAFE DEPOSIT 1IOXES. TO RENT
A General Banking Business
r H, 8towart, H, E. Ankeny, K, IT, whltcbcarl
C.C. Beekmnn, Horace PclloD.Ueli Huj'inonti
James Pellou, W. H. HratlHliaw, J. It. Kayar
?viit DR. JORDAN'S ontarf
'MUSEUM OF ANATOMYC
I05t MARKET ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CAU fl
In ibm World. m
OrtoUtt attraction in tht City, A U .
Voml fiUulintid M yRn. M
Ins ininiy miu..i.mU.T.
i vru vvniffin rniiniE MIBCftSM
Taanv mm and middle
ttvm Ihm tOtcla of TouUiful Initio I
7ra, Krroiiiiiii5piiTilcl lability ,! W
catloiiij WrmnturrhM, Prnntttlor
rhtia, OoaajrrljfBn,Ailt. rrMa.uvi
f VrlnMtlnv, le. Ity H eoinblimtloit of 0
rvmedfeB, off runt curKllvtt nowt r. tlio Dutititr T
Iim m arranBed hit tnintoini tlnd 1 1 will not A
only Afford Tmrnvdlnta rtrllrf, but prtnniiaiit T
curt, ina uocior doea nit clnlm to perform X,
mlrnclMj but h wll known to bp a fnir and w1
In lilpeclrlty Iklavaaea nt Hn. 4
NVPIIII.IM thnroiifhly erndicntcd from "
tb ayiteru without tb inn of Blcrfnr;. A
Truiiei atted by an Kipert. Kndleal-"
'or for Rupture, A quick and radical i
curetnr Piles, riaar and Pl'lnlas.by
Dr. Jordan'a aptclal imlnlem matbou'a A
ETKRT MAW apnlylng to tin will recolva f
our nonin ummcm oi niflcoinpirtiiii, a
We will bunrnniee a POSITIVE CURE in I
every crue we unaerfitee,
CnnMiltatliin FHKE and Mrlctly private.
ClfAROKS VKKY BEA80NABLK.
Trealment pvraunally or by Utter.
Writ for Hook, PlIII.ONOPIfT OF T
HAHHiiUG. hailvd fhii. A. valuable. J
OR. I0HDAN ft CO., 1051 MirktSt.,S. P.
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
United States Land Office;
RoReburK, Orugnn, Oct. 7, 1V03L
Notice Is hereby given that In oompllaoov
with tho provisions of tho act of Connreab of
Juno 3, 1878, entitled "An act for tho sale of
timber lands in too Htaten of California, Oro
Kon, Nevada, and WaHhlngion Torritoty," am
extended to nil the Publio tland St at oh by act
EDITH BKOWN 8II-SnY,
of Atihland, county ol JnukKon, State of Oro
Kon.has thlH day filed in tblHoftlco hursworn
Btatemont No. hlli, for the purchase of the N'l
NE'i. K4 NW4 of Section No. 'X, in Townahlp
No. $t S., ItatiKo No. 2 Ennt, and will offer proof
to show that tho land houkIiI It) moro vulunbla
for ltR timber or stono than for agricultural
Fiurpoaes, and to establish bcr claim to siilrt
and before A, H, Hilton, U. B. CoinmlHHlonop.
at Medford, Orogoti, on Monday, tho '21st day oC
She tinmcfi as witnesses! OcorRO P. Kintr
Charlea II. King, of Medford, Oregon; J. S.
Kil.tby, of Anhland, Oregon; CJcorgo King, of
Any and all porno nR clnlminK adversely tho
above described lands are rcrpmHtcd to tlla
their claims In this oflico on or before suid 21st-
day of December, lU0;t.
J.T. IlitiUDRR, ncglHter.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION..
IJnitki .States Lavi.Oppicp,
Rntiebtirff, Oregon, October 1, lWBf.
Notlco Is hereby given that hi cfiinpllniico
with tho r.rnvlnonii of (lie act of CnnurchH of
June 3, lh8, entillcd "Ai act fur the- xnlc of
timber landfi in the fitates of Cfillforniu, Ore
gon, Nevada and Wellington Territory," a
extended to all tho public land Hiatus by act of
August 4, WM,
KHTUHlt 0. HILHDV,
of Ashland, county ol JaehHOii.Htatft of Oregon,
liai ill in liny iiirti in nun iimil-u ner swnrn
tatrnifnt No. ifltil, for the purcbnsn of Ihu NiJ
ti Townnlilt) No. XI H , Hniivc tin. 2 Ktinx. ami
will offer proof to show that (ho land nought
in more valuable for Its tlinlterortttDiiuthnii for
agricultural jurosct, and
laim in fmn ihiim iteioiu a
H. Hilton. IT. H.
:ornminlonor. at Medford, Oregon, on Friday
the 11th day ol December, llio:i. Hlin unmes tu)
wltneHveti: J. B. Hlluhy, of Ashland, Oregon ?
Helen M. Hllstj-, of I'roiict, Oregon ; (leorga
r. Kinganu unnricn uing, ot Aieoinru, urcgon.
Any and all nerionn claiming adversely tho
Abovc-deM-rlhcd land! the reqticntcd tn fllo
their claims In this oilico on or before Mid lltla
day of Dcttembdr, IW4, J.T, Uhiuoks, Regit tor.