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About The Ashland advertiser. (Ashland, Or.) 1893-1898 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 18, 1895)
January i, 189Ó is the Date of THE ADVERTISER’S Enlargement.
THE ASHLAND ADVERTISER.
Honarch of the Amateurs.
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A FATED VICTIM OF HOLD-UPS.
Satisfied at Last.
The Ager-Klamath Stage Again Held Up Near
the Scene ol the Last Similar Operation.
It is an old saying that the farmer is a
hard man to please and satisfy; no
sooner is he thoroughly complaining of
too much rain than the necessity for ir
rigation stares him in the face and starts
him investigating the latest practical
and profitable methods. Exi»erience
now confirms the claim that a Herculese
Coal Oil Gas Engine solves the problem
of economical, reliable power; and for
once the farmer is suited, for a Palmer
A Key Pumping Plant so operated gives
him a chance of clearing fiis overflown
lands, and. later on, of flooding his
parched fields, besides using his engine
lor cutting feed, sawing wood and run
ning churns, etc.
For the seventh time in its historv.the
Ager-Klamath stage wan held up last
Friday night. George Humphrov was
driving, with but one passenger, Mrs. N.
S. Buckner, u former resident of Ash
From bin station behind a tree, with a
Winchester rifle brought to bear on the
stage by way of emphasis to his state*
menta, he commanded the driver to dis*
mount and throw out the mail laigs.
After assurance that Mrs. Buckner was
the only passenger, the lx»ld “road
agent“ compelled the driver to open the
mail sacks and put thetr contenta into a
sack belonging to the robber. This done,
he turned his attention to the personal
I tank accounts of the driver and his
passenger. The driver informed him
that he had no money, but from Mrs.
Buckner he received a small amount of
Humphrey, the driver, being familiar
with the general program of the hold-
on his line, readilv el »eyed the commands
of “hie majesty,*f the robber, but Mrs.
Buckner liad her own way in most in
The singularity connected with the
robla*r’s operations is that be wore no
mask, but performed his work in an
open faced manner.
London A »Mir a nee.”
CAST or CIIARACTKRS J
Last Saturday night the snow began
falling in a business-like manner and by
Spndav morning a snowv blanket about
four inches in thickness covered
the ground, presenting quite a wintry
appearance. Moro snow fell Monday
and Monday night, increasing the
depth to six or seven inches.
The snow affords much enjoyment to
the young people in the way of coasting
and snow I »alling.
Wade Brothers Sentenced.
Frank and Lawrence Wade pleaded
guilty, Saturday afternoon, to the charge
of the murder of Frank Marlow last Oc
tober. As penalty for their crime, Law
rence serves a term of fifteen years,
while Frank goes to the penitentiary for
The first plea entered was that of not
guilty, but that was w ithdrawn and the
affirmative plea entered.
Hir Harcourt Court ley, - I. C. Vining.
Richard Ihiule, Esq., • Raphael Lang.
Chas Court ley,, - Jerome Fitigerald.
M. Meddle, attorney,Clarence Clements.
Max Harkawav, - - J. W. Storms.
Dolly S|Minkler, - • Paul Van Scoy.
Cool’, valet, - - Bernard E. Spencer.
Why pay two dollars a year for your
Martin,......................... Fred Homes.
news when you can get the same
Grace Harkawav, - - Lillian Watson.
Lady Gay Spankier, - - Mabel Reid. news for twenty-five cents? Moral : Sub-
acribe for the A dvertiser .
Pert, -’......................... Rosa Dixlge.