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About The Ashland advertiser. (Ashland, Or.) 1893-1898 | View Entire Issue (July 3, 1895)
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IIOLD-LT AT RIDDLES.
TRAIN NO. 15. NORTH BOVNI». WAS ¡
THE VNI.UCKY ONE.
TIIK RoXHEKS HBCCRKE A BOOTY OF |40UU
AND FAMILY BHCAPKD.
A TRULY REMARKABLE CASE.
FROM THE “MEDFORD MAIL.”
There is a peculiarity connected with
the accident which l>efell L. Larsen, the
painter. A lout three weeks ago he fell
and broke his leg at the thigh and since
that time he has exjierienced no feeling
The leg was set, properly cared
for and is knitting together very nicely
but there is no pain.
He states that
any cut or bruise that he has previously
received were also w ithout pain.
hardly s » tiiis creditable, but it is true—
and a <*ondition which would l»e envied
by ¡»eople with broken l»ones.
we are speaking of Mr. Larsen we w ill
state that the gentleman is in destitute
circum-tames ami any little moneyed
consideration that could l»e extended
would l»e fully appreciated.
At 10:45 o’clock Monday night as train
No. 15 neared Riddles station, at the
North end of Cow Creek Canyon. North
Ixnind, the determined command of
“Halt,” Ment home the throttle ami
brought the train to a stand still.
The roblxTH were three in numlier.
Two of them were engaged in detaining
the train while the third went through
the cars, “collecting.” The sate could
not l»co|»encd but al»out |4,0(M) was taken
from the passengers, one man handing
Western I nion lineman from Glenn- j
a ill«*, on l*oard the train, had $50 or $00,
TIME CARD TO BE CHANGED
and when the rvblier asked him how
much he had, replied: “Only a few dol
The new time card that went into
lars and I intern! to keep it.” and suc-
«•eeded ill talking the robin r OUl of effect <>n the Southern Pacific railroad
a I »out ten »lays ago is doomed to short
The hold-up was a quiet affair, but one life. We are informed by reliable au
shot living tire«!.
It was directed at thority that another card is to liecome
etfet live in a short time.
Conductor Kernev but did no harm.
Mr. Plot tier descrilws the robl«er who l»ound pas-» nger w ill leave Portland at
went through the car as a s ender man SAM r. m . ami arrive in Ashland at S:15
alout six feet tall, wearing a white silk \. m .. making the entire run in 12| hours,
handkerchief for a mask, ami drc>-c<i in and the North-I»onmi ¡»asseiiger will ar
blue bib overalls ami a jumper. He had rive at 7 :00 I*, m .
'fhc express messengers are to have
a large bag slung «»ver his shoulder ami
carried a common grain sack in lus hands helpers, and there are chances of -some
w*hich were rough and cracked, looking of them living employed from Ashland.
like a workingman’s.
His voice was
deep and c*»arse ami easy of recognition
if heard again.
If vou need water only w hen the wind
fhc night was too «lark to see the
blows: if you are satisfied to utilize but
other robln rs plainly enough to <iescril>e
a small fraction of the water in your
well; if you prefer heavy bills for re
We obtain from the Medford Mail, the pairs after each storm in Winter, by all
intelligence that Medford is to have a means use a w indmill; but if you w ant
Steam laiundry. There will then I m » no water at any time, ami up to the full ca- •
m ed of ¡»copie in this part of the valley pacity of your well, put in an Ajax Coal
«•ending their luiundry work to Northern Oil <»as Engine, the latest thing in me
cities nor encouraging “Chinese cheap chanics. an engine that uses common
lalxir,” when by patronizing American coai oil for fuel, ami is built by the well
home imlustrv, the monev can I m * kept known firm of Palmer and Rev, San
in circulation hen» at home.