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About The Ashland advertiser. (Ashland, Or.) 1893-1898 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 11, 1895)
The Ashland Advertiser.
Honarch of the Amateurs.
▼ •I. III.
ANHLAXD. ORKtiOM, WFDMF.HDAT. MKPTKRBKR II. 189*.
STILL THE ÖAHBLINQ GOES ON
NO INTERFERENCE IS HADE.
OUR HORTICULTURAL COn/TLSSIONER.
Questionable Action* That May Cause
Is I^evy Morris, Horticultural Com
missioner for District No. 3, of Southern
Oregon, doing his duty?
An A dvkrtimkk reporter, through per
I^ist Wednesday afternoon a box of
sonal observation, lias ascertained the fruit, billed for transportation to the
fact that in the bar room of Hotel Ore Northern part of the state, being effected
gon, there are running, openly, without with scale, was seized by the commis
fvurof interference, “crap" games whose sioner for inspection, and, not with
results determine the gain or loss of var standing the fa**t that there was scale on
ious sums of money.
the fruit, the shipper prevailed upon the
Boys are allowed to parti<*i)mte in , commissioner to allow it to pass on to its
these games, hut, instead of entering destination.
Sinre th at time, he has seised the
through the front door as the “profes
sionals" do, by a circuitous route through fruit of several other persons, and these
persons are to ap|>ear liefore the Grand
the hotel enter the den from the rear.
The (»eculiarity of these particular Jury tn answer the charge of violating
games is that they are played openly the law.
Is it right and w ith conformity to oath
any fear of molestation,
and up|»ears j ices indicate that it is to of office that he should allow one man’s
the interest of the city officers to have effected fruit to ¡»ass, while other men
business requiring their attention else are arrested and tried?
where while they are in operation.
Besides “crap shooting," there are
other gambling games running in the
same saloon, ami some of them liehind
The largest peaches of the season were
locked «loors, which, together a ith other grown by B. Beach, on his place just
questionable operations, make things South of town, ¡’he larger of the two
aj»|»ear as though Hotel Oregon “ s U mm I peaches exhibited by him balanced the
in" with certain of our officials, and thus wales at eighteen ami one lourth ounces,
without fear of muleslation, operates its and the smaller one weighed sixteen and
disgraces to our city.
three fourths ounces.
Citiivns. can this l»e allowed to con
The jwaehes were of the Twenty ounce
tinue? are some of our officers as com pe Cling variety, and came nearer uphold
tent as they should l»v? Consider the ing their name than any other peaches
downward course our city is taking, ami of this variety have l>een known to do.
exercise your patriotic judgement at the The larger of the two peaches was posi
polls next election.
tively the largest peach ever grown in
With the Door* Wide Open and with Perfect
Safety, They Play lor Money.
DEFENDER v*. VALKYRIE.
THE ELECTRIC LIQHT QUESTION.
The trials of speed lietween the Eng
lish yacht, “Valkyrie III.,“ and the
American yacht, "Defender,” are now
in progress. The winner is to l»e decided
by Iiest three in five. In the first race,
which occurnni Saturday, the “Defend
er" led by eight minutes, and in Mon
day’s race, the English I mat erased the
line forty-seven seconds in advance.
With regañí to the petition asking for
a reduction in the expense of citv elec
triclights, a proposition to furnish the
lights on a moonlight schedule for a per
iod of five years at six dollars per light
per month was obtained from the Elec
tric Light Co. Not desiring to make so
long a contract, the council is undecided
about the matter.