The Ashland Advertiser. flonarch of the Amateurs. ASHLAND. JACKSON COUNTY, OREOON, WEDNESDAY. JANUARY i. 1S9Ó. VOL. III. A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL. OUR PROMISED ENLAROEÍ1ENT. The Prospects of the New Year are as Bright as those of the Old Year were. team) would show them how to play foot I ni 11. Owing to lack of time, the invi tation was not accepted. l»aMMed through Ashland, Sunday, on their return from Han Francisco, when» they played and lost a game with a team of San Francisco boys. They attributed their defeat to the fact that the mud on the field was too deep, their sin* and weight serving them at a disadvantage, while their opponents,living small,played all around them, defeating them badly. During the thirty minutes that the train stopped here, the Isiys 'of the team bad quite a little sport at the ex pense of our city marshal. The players of the Ashland Normal requested the Montana team to side track their car and they (the Normal A Musical Treat. The Aramenti Concert Company, of New York, will give an entertainment in Gan bird’s Opera House next Saturday THE FALL OF TALLAN. evening, January' 4th, for the benefit of the Southern Oregon Chautauqua As BY D. H. HAWKINS. — sembly. The company contains three most ex ’Twas the “speaking of mid-summer,” cellent musical artists, Mme. Julia Ara the Gold-god’s hour; When great Ta Ilan sat enthrone« I in her menti, Mias Celia Schiller and Mr. Victor Kuxdo, all of w hom have won the admir pride ami her |»ow’r; Where the plain of the Madroe swept ation an<l complimentary' comment of both press and public. Imld to the wall, Every one should come out to hear Which sqrrounded great Tallan and Mal- almuti Hall. them. Bear in mind that the benefits The Hall Malabaun and the Temple of remain at home. Gold; Whose art-splendor and richness in story Money in Farming. is told. With the compliments of the season, I we place before the appreciative public the enlarged edition of the Ai>VKKTtsiu< with the assurance that its success and prosperity during the coming year will la* even greater than that of the past. It has been just seven months since the weekly A dvkrtimkk made its debut, and throughout that time we have bail all the eucceea than any one but an edi tor could desire. Our advertising pat ronage has been of the I »eat, all available space living taken, and to afford more to the live public is our princijsd object in enlarging. Hitherto, our paper has Then Init recent the idol, with rumble been too small to admit of the puldica- and flame, tion of details, a brief form of w hich is To repletion had fed on Umbita’s fair just what is wanted by up-to-date ¡Hoo slain; ple, and just what we are now ¡»repared Tall Umbita, a queen from Barbado’s to give to the public at the nominal ¡»rice long line» of fifty cents per year. Who drank warm human blood as strong With live reporter» on the track of all men sip good wine: local news items, ami modern office fa- I And whose radiant beauty was shame to cililies, we shall turn out the best, most her cause attractive ami most serviceable paper of Of serving < Insitas, and Malabaun *s jaws. its size pul dished. We will not l»e satis fied with an appearance like that pre When, all heartless and willing, she plunged her keen sword sented by some country sheets,—poorly printed, ads. poorly set, pertniacuous ar To the heart of the maid, who had sinned bv rangement of reading matter, etc.,—but ■r no word. it shall be our aim to produce a paper Only thoughtlessly then», with warm that will be a model for others. We al • vouth in their blood, * ways lead, let those follow who art» com- Had so carelessly broken the laws of their god. |M»tent to do so. Thus, before Malabaun they kneel in their shame; Montana’• Defeated Team. Till from Umbita’s hand the harsh stroke of death came. The Butte, Montana, foot l»all team ■' ■■ NO. 33. It is a notable fact that all farming in terests improve where it is possible to utilize the water that the wells on the place will produce. How few people think of the value of water for irrigation, and what could be produced at a mini mum cost if it were used. The question has been heretofore how to get the water to the surface economically, and this has been accomplished by the use of Gaso line or Kerosene Oil Gas Engine, manu facture«! by l’almer A Key Type Found- ery, 405 Sansome street, San Francisco, California. Demand for Apples. List Fall, the supposition was preva lent that to dispose of apples at any price this Winter would be no easy matter. ’ In reality, however, it is quite the re- verm», apples being in great demand by San Francisco merchants, a numlær of Ashland shippers having received com Now w hen all had been slaughtered, the munications to that effect. Choice apples are quoted on the San chalice was fill’d With the blood of the fairest, in sacri Francisco market at $1.25 to $1.75 per box. fice kill’d; Which the Queen of the Stranglers must Flore Foot Bail. raise then on high, Then quaff it, and bending to Malabaun cry: ! The Butte Creek foot Imll team has Thus our service is rendered this day to sent a second challenge to the Normal School team to play a match game of our god; When Malaluiun bellows, the people are ball. Mindful of their own conduct on the day set for the last game, the chal awed; For full well do they know till its hun lenge was accompanied by the suggestion ger’s supplied, that a forfeit of fifty dollars be paid by Ne’er does the Aztec god relent the crim the side that fails to respond when son tide. (CX)NCLUDKD ON SECOND PAGE.] time is called.