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About The Ashland advertiser. (Ashland, Or.) 1893-1898 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 28, 1898)
T he A shland A dvertiser .
Published Everv Wednesday.
W KDNEHDA Y............................... I »!.< . 28. 1 898
The A dvertiser office will continue
to do job printing of all kinds, in the
beat manner and at rehsonable rates.
Discontinuing the publication of the
A dvertiser will give uh more time to
devote to job work, ami ol«l friends
or new patron» who wiah work done
will lie heartily welcomed.
You Don’t Have to Guess,
When You Buy Anything of
If it isn’t right in quality or price, he will make it so.
EUGENE A. SIIERWIN,
Your baby can trade with
just as vou would.
Agent American Book Company.
E. H. Ellsworth, Editor ol the Yreka News,
Shootsand Fatally Wounds Constable Dixon
ol .Montague, Monday Afternoon.
List Monday afternoon, just as the
southlxiund excursion train was pulling
out from the railroad depot at Montague,
Cal., E. H. Ellsworth. editor of the
Companie« which pay I oass promptly
Yreka New«, «hot and fatally wounded
. . and equitably,
Constable Dixon, of Montague, under
wh<*e custody he was at the time.
Mr. Ellsworth, it seems, haw for some see E. V. Carter, • • •
time past been subjected to a series of
... AT BANK OF ASHLAND
petty pelsecutions. Monday he ami his
wife came out fiOin Yreka to Montague
to go with the excursionists to San Fran
cisco. Ellsworth was immediat, ly ar
Set- G. F. Billing« for Insurance, Real
rested and taken before a justice of the
peace, who required him to give bonds Estate, Conveyancing, Loans and Notary
for future appearance, in the sum of work of all kinds.
|200. Under custody of Constable Dix
You’ll soon <1 ate it ’99.
on, Ellsworth went out to secure bonds
Sunday next is New Year’s day,
men, ami it is said had secured them,
although the bonds had not yet been
Hi Henry’s minstrels tomorrow night.
given, when the shooting took place.
A glance into the candy store of Bert
Tiie Oregon express with tlie excur
sion party was about to leave, and Ells Sayles will convince you he is the leader
worth attempted to join his wife, who in his line.
was in one of the cars. Dixon grasped
Picture frames an I picture mouldings
hint ami pulled him off the car steps. at bedrock prices at the Ashland Under
Ellsworth warned the constable to let taking parlors.
him alone, and again tried to boaid the
The St. Paul, loaded with Christmas
train. De was once more pulled back,
when, from a pistol field concealed in cheerioi Uncle Sam’s soldier boys, ar
iiis overcoat pocket, lie fired two shots rived at Manila on the 22d inst.
at Dixon, one of the bullets striking the
Mahara’s minstrels gave a fair per
latter in the abdomen, ami the other in formance at the Opera House in this city
Monday night, to a ftiir audience.
Ellsworth was placed in jail at Yreka,
Dry wood and green wood, hard wo^d
where, it is said, the sympathies of the
nnd'soft wood, stove wood and chunk
people are entirely in his favor.
Constable Dixon died yesterday, and wood, for sale by G. W. Crowson.
the people of Montagne ate rejxirled as
Bert Barnes was up from Jacksonville
being very much et ibittered against the i Sunday, to eat a Christman dinner with
man who slew him.
his father, A. S. Barnes, and family.
Ashland Public School*.
For cabinetwork and upholstering, re
Rejxirt of Principal of Ashland Public pairing of furniture, turnings of all kinds,
Schools for month < tiding Ih-c. 23, 1898: saw filing and gumming, go to H. C.
Num tier days taught, 20.
Number of holidays, 0.
One hundred voices will take part in
Day8 of attendance, hoys, 5027: girls,
cantata “Fair Elien” to be given at
5126tj ; total, 10
Days of absence, troys, 272*.^; girls, Medford Friday night by the Choral
257'3 ; total, 530.
Cases of tardiness, Iroys, 28; girls, 17 ; I
Miss Ida Sayles returned, Saturday,
t from San Francisco, where she has been
Number enrolled on register, boys, i for the past two months visiting her
276; girls. 279; total, 555
I sister, M rs. Rouse.
New scholars, Iroys,7: girls, 9 ; total, 16.
An epidemic of grip is raging in the
Average daily attendance, 508.
The death rate from
Per cent of attendance,95.
bronchitis and pneumonia, indirectly
Number of visitors, 134.
due to the grip, is very heavy.
Cases of corporal punishment, 6.
Tardiness of teacher, 0.
If you want a pair of cheap eve-killers,
Days absence of teacher, 3.
don’t go to Prof. Goble for them, as he
The attendance ami tardiness are al tits only the best quality of lenses.
most exactly the same as for the pre
Office at Mrs. C. E. Porter’s, near
ceding month. The average daily at South school.
tendance is 26 greater than for the
Thk masquerade hall given at the Op
corresponding month last year. Mr.
House, Friday night, by Ashland
Parker had no tardiness during the
month, Mr. Washburn had hut one case, Hose Company No. 1 was a very suc
ami Mr. Ledgerwood and Miss Brown cessful affair, and largely attended'. The
net receipts foot up $48.10.
but two eases each.
Schools will open again Jan. 9, 1899.
A large stock of window shades from
C. A. H itchcock , Principal.
the cheapest to the best grades, many
colors to select from — with or without
Hl Henryt« Minstrel*.
Hi Henry’s monster minstrel company fringes and in quantities and prices to
(dosed its engagement at the Marqtiam suit everybody, at Opera House Furni
Grand last night, the performance being ture Store.
witnessed by another packed house,
The Choral Union has been unable to
which accorded it the same generous ap secure a car for the concert at Medford
plause as was bestowed upon the show Friday night. But persons desiring to
the first night. The general verdict is attend will be charged one and one-
that Hi Henry’s minstrels are the best third fare, returning the same evening,
that have been here in years. The com on the freight, it they wish.
edians of the company are artists in
E. M. McIntire had the misfortune to
their line; the musical numbers are ex
his left hand quite badly some two
cellent, and the sjhm ialty features strict
ly up to date. A warm welcome awaits weeks ago. Blood poisoning ensued,
Hi Henry and his company should they and for several days it was feared the
hand would have to be amputated. It
ever return to Portland.—Telegram.
is now much better, though Mr. McIn
Hi Henry’s minstrels will play at tire is still confined to his home.
the Opera House in Ashland tomorrow
Christmas day in Ashland was one of
night, Thursday, Dee. 29th.
brilliant sunshine, with not a cloud in
When you want window shades go to the sky to mar the beauty of the occa
sion. Sermons appropriate to the day
were given in most of the churches, and
the citizens of Ashland enjoyed theni-
selver thoroughly in a quiet way.
Three or Four
particular cooks in one neigh
borhood are enough to make
a grocer kaep
This number concludes the first part
of “Causation,” the poem by “Leos-
tine” that, has been running on fourth
page of A dvertiser for the past several
weeks. It is a very lengthy production,
and will be given to the public in book
form by the giftod author, who has ac
quired locai fame by a number of very
If you don’t see what you
H want, ask for it, is s an old
adage in stores, The tele-
phone gives you a wide range
in this respect and when vou
don't find what you want at
home telephone us. We do
not fail you. Try us.
- Between Church and arantte.
Advertised Letter List.
John Fenton, of Co. B. Second Oregon
volunteers, died at Manila last week.
List of letters remaining uncalled for
Young Fenton was a native of Oregon, in the Ashland, Oregon, postoffice Mon-
and his parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. Fen , day, December 26. 1898:
ton, are living in Oakland, Douglas coun
ty. Besides his father and mother, the Allen. Henry
young soldier leaves six sisters and one
Persons calling for same please sav
brother to mourn his death.
G eo . E ngle . P. M. ’
Several star mem tiers of the “Uncle
Toni’s Cabin” company recently touring
A II kinds of furniture made to order
Oregon enjoyed an unexpected chicken at the Ashland Undertaking Parlors.
dinner near Ashland. These memliers
were the bloodhounds. They were load
ed into a baggage car in which had been
' previously packed several crates of M essenger —In Ashland. Dec. 23, 1898,
to Mr. ar.d Mrs. H. C. Messenger, a
chickens. Of course the bloodhounds
made the most of their opportunity.
The following is a partial list of those K ing —In Ashland, Dec. 22. 1898, to Mr.
and Mrs. David King, a son,
who went to Medford, Monday evening,
to attend Tuesday’s Choral Union exer F irestone —In Ashland. Dec. 20. 1898.
to Mr. and Mrs. N. Firestone, a son.
cise*: Charley Rose. Dave Parker, E.
E. Washburn, Rosa Dodge, Bertha Wil
liams. Susie Homes, Fannie Fox, Clara
Mingu.-, Misses Tiffany, Misses Silsby,
Mr. Talcott, Roy Neil, Grace Beach, S tock —M ann —At Jacksonville, Fridav
evening, Dec. 23. 1898, by Justice of
i Lawrence Smith.
the Peace Dunlap, Mr. H. C. Stock
and Mrs. Marv Mann, both of Ash-
Mr.G. W. Crowson has received some
very handsome sovenirs from his son i C rowson —H olbert —In Jacksonville,
Dec. 21. 1898, by Rev. J. L. Stratford.
Winnie, in Manila. In addition to the
A. Crowson and Miss Minnie Hol
Mauser rifle mentioned by us some time
both of this city.
ago, Mr. Crowson is the proud possessor
of a Spanish flag, two cavalry 'ance pen E dsall —B rees —In Ashland. Dec. 23.
1898, E Iward Edsall, of Siskiyou Co.,
nants of triangular shape and half of
Cal., and Eliza Brees, by Justice of
yellow and half of red ; a military jacket
the Peace Milton Berry.
or blouse of gingham, with red and white
stripes, standing collar, and green chev N etherland — G arvin —In Medford, on
rons ; several belt buckles, with Spanish
Dee. 25. 1898, Samuel Netherland and
coat of arms ; a couple of Mauser bullets ;
Miss Minnie Garvin, both of Talent.
souvenir silk handkerchiefs.with pictures T harp —M ay —At residence of bride’s
of McKinley, Dewey and Miles on them ;
parents near Ashland, Dec. 22, 1898,
a very handsome handkerchief of pine
Alonzo G. Tharp and Miss Nellie B.
apple fibre and sea shells, ornaments
May, by Rev. W. T. Van Scoy.
from Spanish uniforms and military
ong —N eil —In Ashland, Dee. 22, 1898,
trappings in profusion.
O. W. Long and Miss Eliza Neil.
C ostel —L ong —In Jacksonville. Dec. 21.
Next Steamer for Manila.
1898, Paul Costel and Miss Belle Long,
A steamer will leave Vancouver, B.
both of Ashland.
C., carrying mail for Manila, Jan. 2.
Mails to go by her will leave Portland
at 11:10 p. m., Dec. 29. The next steam
er to carry Manila mail will leave San T ownsend —In Ashland. Dec. 22, 1898,
Francisco Jan. 7. mail to connect with
J. L. Townsend, aged 76 vears, 11
which will leave Ashland Friday, Jan.
months and 28 days. Interment in
6, at 10:50 a. m.
Ashland cemetery, Friday, Dec. 23.
I Have 4,000 Feet
OF FLOOR SPACE
CRAM FULL OF
NEW AND PRETTY DESIGNS IN
Linoleums, Window Shades, Cocoa Matting, Trunks,
Picture Frames and Mouldings.
Baby Carriages, Boys’ Wagons,
Carried in Quantities and at prices to please everybody.
J. P. DODGE.
Opera House Furniture Store.