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About Jacksonville post. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1906-19?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 10, 1912)
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JACKSONVILLE, JACKSON COUNi'Y, OREGON, AUGUST 10, 1912
from Pasco to the lower Snake river
ROAD TO BLUE LEDGE
prominent and successful mining men
LIGHT AND POWER
werk for the summer will be
in the country, having had charge of a
number of very large producers in j
Wm. Robertson loses Life while various mining camps.
For Applegate Valley. C.
■i » < *
tain Winslow that the appropriation
The Granite Mountain mine, which
bill for the Snake river will be passed
for Ra'lroad F.om Grants
he managed for several years, was the
& O. Co. is considering
Trying to Land a Large
largest silver mine in the world, pro- j
After Service of Sixty Y ears menced immediately after that date.
Pas; to Bi j Copper
the erection of new
ducing over $12,000,000 in dividends. I
It is located at Granite, Mont.
Mr. C. C. Beekman of Wallowa under command of Captain
The securing of the services of a
Sunday forenoon, while fishing in the mining man with the experience and
This City Desires to Ralph Baughman will be ordered
within a few days.
Rogue river at a point about twelve ability of Mr. Henlev means much for
' In line with recent agitation for a
The California Oregon Power Co.
miles west of Grants Pass and near the the successful operation of a property
railroad from one of the valley cities
Bybee mine, Wm. Robertson was i which is considered one of the most are considering erecting a power line
to the famous Blue Ledge mining dis
drowned while trying to land a large ' valuable prospects in thiB vicinity. from Jacksonville through the Apple-!
tricts, is the announcement in the Ore
Was Prominent in Educational
gon Mining and Timber Journal that
Several cars of high grade ore are at gate Valley to Grants Pass; thoy made j
At an early hour in the morning in present blocked out there, also a con the preliminary trip over the proposed ; Matters; Regent
the road is already financed and will be
company with Jim Cox, Mr. Robertson siderable quantity of pay ore. The J route last Monday. Messrs. Stoddard
Energies Redoubled With Open built immediately. The following is
had gone to the river fishing. He was successful operation and development1 Steel and Sprout accompanied by Benj.
Universcty for 15 Y ears.
the ai tjejq referred to:
standing on a riffle with a gaff hook of so favorable a property as this is, M. Collins, Cashier of the Bank of
ing ot Annual Hunting
“A railroad to cost $1,000,000 and to (
and watching for a salmon. Soon the under Mr. Henley’s management, will Jacksonville made the trip. They !
extend 52 miles from Grants Puss up
fish appeared and the fight to land the ; do more to attract mining attention to were very much pleased with the out
the Applegate river fi’is been financed
salmon began. Mr. Cox was on the this section than scarcely anything else look and the same party met the citi
and authorized by the owners of the
i zens of Ruch and vicinity last Wednes
bank and saw Robertson fall forward that could be done, —Tidings.
mines in the Blue Ledge ‘ «lin
In another column appears a notice
day evening at C. M. Ruch’s store.
With the opening of the huntii g ing district, The contract for thermos
into the pool at the foot of the riffle.
season the forest service has redoubled 1 has been let, the final survey is to be
The citizens present showed a great
Knowing that he was a good swimmer
interest in the proposition and no Mr. C. C. Beekman intends to retire1 its watch over the timber lands under made at once, and the contract for the
he believed that Robertson would get
out all right, but instead the unfort
doubt they will all sign up for both from the banking business in the near > its care, as past experiences show that construction of the road will be let
with the woods full of hunters the
lights and power; the people on the j future.
unate man seemed to mako no effort
While Mr. Beekman’s many friends danger of forest fires is greatly en soon. The building of this railroad is
to swim and sank in the river without Preparing List of Property on Applegate River Valley realize prob-
I to solve an old and seri us transporta
, ably better than any other people in will be sorry to learn of his intention hanced. During the next, two months tion problem of the southern Oregon
a struggle. Mr. Cox hurried to the
retire from active business, we no section of the foreBt will be left un
Robertson home for assistance and re
which Taxes are Delinquent. ,Southern Oregon the advantages and 1 to
and northern California district.
| profits to be derived from irrigation, must all admit that he is certainly en guarded for a fire to start and spread. first effort was made to induce the S.
turning with men and a boat, the body
in fact, they are an example for all titled to a rest from hia labors in or
The opening of the fire season this P. to build it as a spur, connecting
wan recovered near where he had fallen
Sheriff W. A. Jones and a force of other parts of the country to look ¡to | der that he may better enjoy the fruits year finds the Crater Lake national with their lines at Grants Pass. Tlis
into the water. Robertson had been
in the water two hours and fifteen deputies are busily engaged in prepar- and follow in the irrigation projects;! of his many years of arduous lubor in forest in better condition than ever effort failed. E. M. Chester, local
minutes, and resucitation was impos-' inK a list of property on which taxes they have had irrigation for almost our midst.
before for the fighting of forest fires.
Mr. Beekman was one of Jackson Trails have been built into many of the agent of the eastern capitalists who
sible as life was extinct.—Observer.
are delinquent. The law requires that half a century and they will, no doubt,
are financing the road, has been in
this list be prepared four months install power pumping plants and raise ville’s pioneers, arriving here in 1852- inaccessible spots, while many miles Portland several days, completing fin: 1
I after date of delinquency which was i the water to the higher lands that can i
of telephone wires have been spread
Northwest Livestock Show. I April 1st. This is a work of consider-; not be accommodated at present by ’ the express business, making many like a network throughout the forest arrangements for the construction.
arduous trips along obscure trails to facilitate getting a call for help to I The road will be partly in agricultural,
able magnitude and importance, as all ■ their ditches.
partly in mining co intry.”
through the virgin forest; the accounts
Lewiston, Idaho, August 6.- By un property upon which taxes are delin The same party will visit the people ' of his experiences on these trips would headquarters. Unless several fireB
animous action of the stock-men of quent is subject to sale six months I of Applegate Postoffice district Thuls-1 fill several good sized volumes of in I should break out at nearly the same
day evening and get the sentiments of
time there is little likelihood of any fire
the Inland Empire Lewiston has been after date of delinquency.
getting beyond control.
the people there as to the proposed | teresting reading.
made the permanent seal of the an
power Jine and no doubt they, too, will | In the yeas 1856, he commenced the
The rangers will keep close watch on
nual show of the Northwest Livestock
Retirement From Business.
as favorable as were the people at | business ot banking in this town—a the many hunting parties in the hills
Association. Steps are now being
Ruch and vicinity. Later they will I
and see that no camp fires are left un
taken by the city council of Lewiston
visit the people at Provolt and Murphy since, a matter of 56 years, encounter extinguished. Rain over the forest I Notice is hereby given that the un
for a bond issue to’ cover the cost of
Ashland is without a playhouse as a
ing and safely weathering the many
40 acres in the eastern part of the city, result of a fire that started about 4 a. and in the very near future the Com ; financial storms and panics incident to this season has lessened the danger of dersigned, sole owner and proprietor
of the “Beekman Banking House,” at
which will be equipped with buildings m. Tuesday morning in the second
the business. By strict adherence to safe I
Jacksonville, Oregon, on account of
for the permanent housing of the big 1 story of the Ashland Theater block, to secure contracts with the prospec business principle Mr. Beekman has
years, contemplates retiring
show. All accounts indicate that the destroying the theater, Jim Sayles’
amassed a modest competence suffic
from active banking business in the
1912 show will be the greatest ever i Billiard parlor. Mackie & Nininger
ient lor the needs of himself and
near future. All those having moneys
held west of the Rocky Mountains.
I grocery and the sample rooms of the
family in their declining years—by
on deposit in said bank or who bate
I Oregon hotel. The loss is estimated
editing the presnetbystem of specula
Charles T. Bascue has exhibited at entrusted valuaole documents < r
I at $25,000. The cause of the fire is
tion, that competency might perhaps the office of the Independence Enter papers to its keeping are therefo e
HENLEY NEW MANAGER
We offer One Hundred Dollars Re- !
unknown, two theories being advanc- ward
for any case ofCatarrh that can- 1 have been doubled, but he felt always
requested to call and receive the san e
I ed, one is that of an incendiary and not be cured by Hall’s Catarrh Cure. ! that the safe plan was the better in prise an onion 18 inches in circumfer at their convenience.
other, spontaneous combustion.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, 0. | the end. He has handled probably
In this connection I desire to thank
Norling Mine Secures Services . I the The
We, the undersigned, have known 9-10 cf all the gold produced in Jackson
building had been condemned for
The city council of Coquille has se the many patrons of the bank for the
j some time as a veritable fire trap- believe him perfectly honorable in all county during the time he had b
lected. as the sile of the proposed new i long continued trust and confidence
of Experienced Man.
1 The insurance on the building and the business transactions and financially | the banking business,
city hall, a plot at Second and Hall and patronage extended to it during
j contents amounted to $8,500. Geo. W. able to carry out any obligations made
In this age of our monetary institu- . streets, 50x95 feet, offered at $1800.
the course of the more than fifty yeaia
Sarnes H. Henley, former manager ' Stevenson, the pioneer owner states by his firm.
i tions it is cuaioniary for the banker to.
of its existence.
innan & M arvin .
of the Granite Mountain and Drum ! that he will not rebuild and has offered
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O. 1 “retire” with the deposits and let the I the call of the Enterprise Baptist
C. C. B kkkman ,
Lumond mines in Montana, has been the property for sale.
Hall’s Catarrh Cure is taken in-, depositor recover them if he can, but; church, which he was serving as sup
secured to manage the Medford Mining
ternally, acting directly upon the blood Mr Bee|<mun, unlike most banks and |
erg> announee8 his retirement in I
& Milling Company’s mine near Jack
The American Bonding Co. of Balt- and mucous surfaces of the system. '
sent free. Price 75 cents |
L| Baptist Theological seminary at
sonville, the Norjing mine. The con more will go on your bond and write Testimonials
per bottle. Sold by all Druggists.
| public print and requests bis depositors | Rochester, N. Y.
tract with Mr. Henley was made Fri burglary insurance.
Take Hall’s Family Pills for con- ( to cal) and receive their moneys and
D. W. B agshaw . Agent.
day afternoon- He is one of the most
Astorfan: Quietly, but very steadih
other deposits in his hands, at their
the homeseeker and maker is slipping Sheriff Joi.es States Large Pro
During all the existence of “Beek into Clatsop county and converting her
portion of Taxes Paid.
man’s Banking House” (more than 50 idle acres to his benefit, and hers
I years) the money of the depositors has i
been kepi on hand and at no time was j of families and the sales of small farms
Tax collections, according to Sheriff
there any possibility of a “run” being 1 and minor acreages for gardening.
Wilbur Jones, are extremely good con
made upon the bank.
Kinmath Falls Northwestern: Ma sidering the levy rate and thesuppoei -
In closing we want to say that the . chinery has been ordered and the work iy stringent times that are general
choice and purchase of the Jackson-1 has been commenced preparatory to throughout the nation.
ville School ground was chiefly due to the erection of a planing mill and box
At the preae.it time the sheriff’s of
the efforts of Mr. Beekman, then as factory in connection with the Pelican fice baa collected between $450,000 and
now, a member of the Board of Educa bay sawmill at Hanks, on the Upper $500,000 of the $718,000 thut was levii d
and those who payed only half of their
Our venerable friend, although past
taxes at the first of the year and are
Forest Grove News Times: A large wailing until October 15 to remit fir
84 years of age is still enjoying good
health, and the editor of the Post joins oak tree in the yard of W. N. Ferrin the balance, will, according to Mr.
a host of friends in wishing him a con was grubbed out this week, the tree Junes, make the delinquent list ex
having died through some mysterious ceptiunulh small, when the second
tinuance of the same.
cause. A number of oak trees in this payment hus been checked.
city and vicinity have died this year,
1 he tax roll is the heaviest in the
and no one can account for the cause history of the county and some appre
hension us to the collection wus entci -
The editor of the Glendale News is of tamed by the county officials, and tl.e
Decatur Da/is did not Violate the firm opinion that the generally ac promptness with which the citizens
cepted belief that Oregon will not raise hHVe met the levy is a source of greut
corn is a mistake. “Since coming to lutiafuetion to Mr. Jones.
Umpqua valley 15 months ago,” he
Colonel io ccm: io Coast.
The case against Decatur Davis for says “we have seen many fields of
violation of the game laws was dis corn that were easily the equal of any
missed in Justice Hurt’s court last we ever saw m Iowa.”
i Chicago, Aug. 7.-Colonel Roosevelt
Saturday, Attorney Mulkey deciding
Baker Democrat: A cannery and said today he would leave foi New
the arrest of Davis was unwarranted. fruit dryer for Eagle Valley are pro- York ul 2:30 p. m. tomorrow. He will
Game Warden McCorkle found veni- gressive strides toward practica' 40 uirt ct to Oyster Lay and will re
r. n in the possession of Mr. Davis on marketing of a big product that other main there a lew days before begin-
August 1 and promptly arteeted him. wise would go to waste for the most utig his campaign.
The evidence showed that Davis had part and putting into the pocket oí
Colonel Roosevelt's first engage
received the vension from another as a the orchard glowers a large sum of ment is to‘peak in Rhode Island Au-
gift and had nut killed tae deer him money that las heretofore escaped ¿osi HI. ’ll.e following day lie will ad
less New England Progressives at
St. Helens Mist: Just as soon as it Boston. Aii> usl 22 he will attend the
Pioneer and Leading Merchants
ecomes Known that a new house is to ¿ubineuf lather Cuiran, of Wllkes-
Government Dredge Work
>e t.uiit in St. Helens there is ar ap uarn, l'h, wtio is known fol his woik
plicimt for it. There is a great de • iiim.g mu coal miners. August 26
Lewiston, Idaho, Aug.. 6.—Captain mand for housis to live in and no sup ' ti»e Colonel will go to Vermont, speak
8. V. Winslow, of the government ply. The new industries starting up a- i he f.l n i.-sota State Fair at St Paul
dredge Umatilla, has received instruc in St. Helens this summer and fall will Ssp.uu.ber (>, and then return to taka
tions to organize a crew and be ready ..ring a number of familiis into town, the stump in Connecticut.
Colonel itoosevelt’s long jaunts prob-
fcr service on August 8. It is expect rovided they cun find houses to live
will bigin early in October with
ed Major Morrow, official in charge of
a month’s trip through ttie Pacific
the river improvement, will arrive in
Coast citales and the South.
Lewiston on the morning of August 7
It is the Colonel’s intention to go
For •o neos of the muscle«, whether in
and willfmake the tripon the Umatilla
exarchs or injury, there i I , into at least 10 states. Ha will speak
by violent exerciM
to Pasco for the purpose of inspecting I lnced
lothinz better .han Chamberlain’«Linimer.'
the river. Toe first work of the Uma-1 'ds liniment also relieves roeumatic paiiu i only in cities, and, if possible, will
[maau no rea. pl a l tonn speeches.
tills will be to bring the drill scows 1 . iale by all dealers.
DROWNED IN ROGUE RIVER
ALL KINDS OF