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Orezon H »torleal Society
In spite of the tearful plea of her
father, Charles Kavanaugh, Beat: ice
Kavanaugh, the pretty 16 year old girl
who figured in the Boggs, Titus and
Fuller immorality cases recently was
•ent to Oregon state industrial school
by County Judge TouVelle last night.
Myrtle Hanscom, the 14 yearold daugh
ter of Mrs. Mike Spanos, wife of the
young murderer recently executed,
who was implicated with Mi3s Kava
naugh, was also sent to the state insti
tution. Mr. Kavanaugh insisted that
his home was a proper place for his
daughter but the judge ruled other-
Lester Hickson who stole a watch
while on parole was committed to the
state industrial school after a severe
reprimand by Judge TouVelle who had
taken a personal interest in the lad and
done everything to lead him into a bet
R. G. Jennings and sons were visit
ing at A. S. Kieinhammer’s Sunday.
Joshua Sawyer spent Tuesday and
Wednesday night at J. Goldsby’s this
Harley Hall and Ernest Forman were
in town last Satureay.
Miss Bessie Lewis is working for
Mrs. Pat Swayne.
Taylor brothers of Medford took
Thanksgiving dinner with home folks
Dr. Cameron was at Ruch Tuesday.
J. C. Burtin is working for Frank
Tiny Combest expects to have a big
shooting match before Xmas.
Mrs. Charlie Smith took an auto ride
to Jacksonville Tuesday.
Miss Orpha Lewis spent several days
with her sister Mrs. Fred Coppie this
Miss Vivian Crump who has been in
Medford for some time spent Thanks
giving with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Goldsby and family
spent Saturday evening at Mrs.Parks’.
Frank Snider has moved and taken
charge of the Zack Cameron ranch on
Mrs. Della Silva spent Sunday with
her parents Mr. ane Mrs. C. C. Pur
PRESIDENT READS MESSAGE are shipped south for permanent plant
FLOODS IN TEXAS
Eleven Cabinet ard
Executive Hear Reading of
Austin, Texas, Dec 3—Texas was
experiencing today its worst floods in
Several imall towns were practically
wiped out, thousands of acres of land
were inundated, levees were broket ,
bridges were washed out and hundrecs
of families had been driven from their
So far as known here only eleven
persons had been drowned. A dispatch
from Dallas placed the figure at 20,
The damage was done mainly in the
valleys of the Colorado, Brazos and
Trinity rivers, which swollen.by thirty-
six hours of torrential rains, were far
out of their banks.
The Brazos was at the thirty^eight
foot stage, according to Dallas advices
and the Colorado had reached the twen
ty-six foot mark and was still rising
Governor Colquitt today ordered state
troops into the flooded districts to help
the sufferers. They had orders to
shoot looters at sight.
Wasl ington, Dec. 2—President Wil
son arrived at the Capitol just before
1 o’clock today to read in person his
first annual message to a joint session
of Congress. He went at once to
Speaker Clark’s room, where he was
met by a committee of the House and
Senate, and escorted into the House
chamber to the rostrum.
The joint session and the reading of
the message did not begin promptly at
1 o'clock, as had been provided, because
of the failure of the Senate to recess
in time to get over to the House Cham
ber. It was within one minute of 1 be
fore the Senators were filing over to
the other side of the Capitol. Mean
while, the President waited in Speaker
Clark’s office, chatting with the recep
tion committee and a few Congress
Galleries packed with a brilliant com
pany of officials and their families greet
Votes Dry Secor.d Time
ed the President, however when the
joint Bession finally got down to busi
ness. All present stood and a deafen
Salem, Ore., Dec. 2—Practically a
ing roar of applause swept the chamber
complete count today showed that the
ANOTHER HOLD UP
as Wilson took his place behind th*
amendment to the city charter to pre
desk and began to read at 1:08 o’clock.
vent the licensing of saloons was pass
The President read easily and clearly,
ed by a majority of 930 votes at yester
Southern Pacific Official Killed in his usual pleasing tone which carried
Eastern manufacturers are looking
his words to the doors of the chamber.
This is the second victory for the dry to the northwest for hardwoods for the
element within a month, the majority manufacture of clothes-pins. Birch is
for local option being 487 at the elec particularly wanted.
tion November 4. The only other char
THE INCOME TAX
Los Angeles, Dec. 1 —H. E. Monta
The Panama canal commission has
ter amendment to pass was one provid
gue, travelling passenger agent of the
requested the forest service to inspect
ing for a public playgrounds.
Southern Pacific was shot and instant
The saloon keepers are expected to the timber being creosoted at Seattle ly killed tonight while t lying todisarm Over 00,000 Persons Subject
take legal action to prevent the char
a highwayman who was holding up pas
The net receipts from the national sengers on the Southern Pacific west
to Provisions of New Law.
ter amendment going into effect.
forests of Washington and Oregon dur bound overland train No. 9. The high
ing the past four months amounted to wayman boarded the train at Pomona,
Washington, Dec. 3—The report of
$115,620, an increase of 17 per cent ov 30 miles east of here and jumped off at
er receipts for the same period last El Monte 16 miles out. This is the Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo was
presented to congress today. It dis
third hold-up of a Southern Pacific train
The large crowd that gathered at the
cussed currency legislation and busi
in California in the last five weeks. The
Palmer creek ball on big Applegate
ness unrest and recited the offers of
Thanksgiving, bad a happy old time in ed on the national forests of Montana bandit has so far successfully eluded the government to loan money to banks
to move the crops. The report declar
fiscal year, one-half have b^n set out
ed that $46,000,000 was apportioned to
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul this fall and the rest will be put in next
the various states.
Anderson bad a severe spell of croup spring.
The report said it was .impossible to
last week. Dr. Clancey was called and
A thoroughly up-to-date sawmill with
•oon after the doctor’s arrival the chik|
Efforts to provide the best and most estimate the revenue to be derived
. * a capacity of 60,000 board feet a day practical instruction in all lines of ag from the new tariff bill. Il said that
'has been erected, on the south coast of
Arnold Strand of Buncom was in Mindanao island. It is of American riculture, for the benefit of the farm 425,000 persons were subject to the in
town during this week.
c; make throughout, and uses the modern ers who takethe Farmers’ Week course come tax provision.
The report also recommended the en
Cold frosty nights and sunshiny days bandsaw. This is only only one of sev at the Oregon Agricultural College,
have bee unusually successful this year. largement of the public health service,
at this writing.
eral such mills 'i the Philippines.
The course opens December 8, and clos the building of four revenue cutters
Bert McKee was in town last week. ;
es December 13. The large resources and the consolidation of the revenue
BlifiaJtmarsh smiled on old time
The American Bonding Co. of Balti of the College will be made accessible cutter and life saving bureaus into a
friends in Jacksonville last week.
more will go on your bond and write to the farmers for the solution of the single organization.
M. R. Bucfc,returned from Ashland J burgtary insurance.
great questions of increased produc
D. W. B agshaw .
first of the we 0k,
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m a Hurry to Buy. Li«,
v We Can Save You Money fi]
If you don’t believe it give us a trial. We have
the finest and best stock of staple merchandise in
Jacksonville, and strictly guarantee everything
Men's Work Shoes, Cutter Brand, can't beat them
Buckingham & Hechts Leather Boots for Cowboys and
Farmers, best on earth or any other place.
Ball Brand Rubber Boots for Miners, and listen, we
guarantee these rubber boots also.
Pure Food Groceries delivered by our own wagon
any time you want them from 7 in the morning
to 6 at night.
NEW CROP RAISINS—3 Crown Muscatel, London Layer, Thompson
In Fact Everything is Fresh and New.
DRIFTED SNOW FLOUR—The kind that makes
the housewife smile, makes better bread and more
of it than any other flour. A full line of feed,
Baled Hay, Etc.
We Want Your Business and Will Guarantee Satisfaction
0 egor Exhibit Best at Chicago
ned and Cried
Within the past few days canned srd
dried fruits valued at $15,000 have been
shipped from the Eugene Fruit Grow
ers’ cannery. The shipments included
four earloads of apples returning an
average of $800 per car to the grow
ers. The carloads sent to the. East
have been sold at more than $2.00 per
box, of which 50 centB is deducted for
freight. Two carloads of prunes were
also shipped, each car bringing about
$2,500 to the producers.
Declaring that speculators combining
for the control of prices have made
fortunes at the expense of the hop in
dustry during the last 20 years, a meet
ing, a meeting, attended by 76 repre
sentative hop men, was held at Salem
a few days ago. Deciding that by an
organization of their own the hop grow
ers. can regain and keep control of the
market in the future, a committee was
appointed to draft a comprehensive
plan for a statewide union among the
growers. According to the plan dis
cussed, the union will maintain an in
formation bureau with agents at Lon
don and New York to keep it advised
as to market conditions and prices. It
is estimated through such organization
at least $75,000 per year can be saved
to the growers in the matter of supplies
which could be bought in wholesale
quantities, and an additional $125,0C)
in commissions which have heretofore
been paid to middlemen for disposing
of the crop.
The Oregon Farmer, a publication of
the State Immigration Commission u
just off the press, and copies will be
supplied free of charge to anyone intei -
ested. It is a careful resume of the
agricultural situation in Oregon and
contains a vast amount of valuable in
formation for every farmer in the
Teachers Exams December
Notice is hereby given that I will
hold the regular examination of a ppi -
cants for teachers'certificates, at Jack
sonville, Oregon, commencing Wednes
day, December 17th, 1913, at 9 o’clock
a.’m., and continuing four days. Fol
lowing is the program of the examina
Wednesday forenoon Writing, Unit
ed States History, Physiology.
Wednesday afternoon Physical Geo
graphy, Reading, Composition, Methods
in Reading, Methods in Arithmetic.
Thursday forenoon Arithmetic, His
tory of Education, Psychology, Metli-
ois in Geography.
Thursday afternoon Grammar, Geo
graphy, American literature. Physics,
Methods in I.anguge, Thesis for Prim
Friday forenoon Theory and Practice
of Teaching, Orthography, English Lit
Friday afternoon School Law, Geolo
gy, Algebra, Civil Government.
Saturday forenoon Geometry, Bota
Saturday afternoon General History,
Subjects for Thesis for Primary Cer
tificates are as follows:
1. Picture Study.
2. The Story Hour.
3. Play and Play Grounds.
4. Montessori System.
5. The Kindergarten, as an Aid to
the Primary School.
J. PERCY WELLS,
County School Superintendent.
Schooner on Reef
Aberdeen, Wn.. Dec. 2—After r'l
hope of saving the vessel had been a-
bandoned the Westport life saving crew
easly today removed Captain Anders, n
and crew from the fourmnater schoon
er Balboa, which was caught in the
heavy surf outside the north jetty »nd
driven ashore early yesterday morning.
The vessel was out of its course. The
Balboa will probably be a total loss.
The schooner was sighted late Sun
day evening beating south toward the
harbor entrance and finally struck less
than 100 feet from the jetty. The Bal
boa had just arrived off the harbor
For many hours doubt existed as to
whether the stranded vessel was the
Balboa or the Espada, a sister ship,
which arrived off shore at the latns
Diaz has gone to Cuba where there
are so many other Diazes that he v ill
not be conspicuous.
It seems a pity that Sylvia Pank-
hurst cannot be persuaded to talk mat
ters over quietly in England as her
mother is doing in this country.
A Long Island farmer left a fortune
of $300,009 which calls renewed atten
tion to the prosperity of the summer
board business on Long Island.
Motion pictures are to be introduced
on Ocean Liners These an.i a few
more lifeboats ought to make travel
very safe and pleasant.
If Mr. McCall did refuse to read the
results of the election a» published in
the New York papers no one can blan.e
You may say what you please but
the Huerta crowd did not stuff the bal
lot boxes in the Mexican election the
New cold storage plants sre being
erected in seven principle cities, ai d
we do not look for any reduction in the
cost of living.
A Kansas man won the prize in un
embroidery contest. Votes for worn-
Look for another rise in the price of
gasoline. Mr. Rockefeller distributed
pennies among the children at his Sun
day school the other day.
We should remember that Russia did
not try to interfere with us when wj
were burning witches al Salem.
A new party has sprung up in China,
whose aim is to make confucianism the
state religion. Standpatters even in
China these days.
When New York policemen shoot at
runaway steers and kill a bystander its
about time to have a gang of gunmen
round them up in a taxi.
A voice from Louisville says that
Kentucky needs missionaries. Yes;
some of those benighted mountaineers
still dance lhe old fashioned round
Eugenics for school children aeems
altogether unnecessary in view of the
opportunity for instruction presented
through a study of modern politics.
"The Huerta regime is unconstitu
tional,” declares Deliz Diaz, thereby
backing up the administration with
weighty judicial decision from a whol
ly disinterested source.
Our idea of economy; eating beef
steak only twice a week in order to buy
a seal skin sack.
It will take some time for the politi
cal sulphur and brimstone to clear up
in New York.
Getting gladder all the while ‘neath
the warm bright Christmas smile.
Those Eskimos who have been isola
ted for ten years on a desert island in
the Arctic sea never had to be worried
about old Doc Cook or the slit skirt
If cigarettes rise a cent a box, why
we can make it up by economizing on
When it come to sailing up side
down in a gale, French Aviators have
nothing on Vic Huerta.
According to Mr. Mellen, » railroad
manager, is a man who take» ordeis
and then get» fired for carrying the m
Since the university of Wisconsin
has decreed that the Tango shall be
danced with partners 3 inchts apart,
of course there will nil longer be any
need for a chapcron.
Portland, Ore. Dec. 2, 1913(Special)-
A telegram from Manager C. C. Chap
man, in charge of the Oregon exhibit
at Chicago, states that his section of
the show is crowded at all times by
farmers and others eager to secure
first-hand information regarding this
state. The Oregon display is declared
by competent judges to be by far the
best at the show when quality, variety
and effectiveness of staging are consid
ered. Mr. Chapman and his assistants
Utility Poultry Show
are kept busy all day and every eve
ning in answering th« vast number of
inquiries showered upon them by peo
Oregon Agricultural College, Corval
ple of every class. The demand for lis, Ore., Dec. 5-Farmers and poultry
public talks and lectures on Oregon and
men will be given an opportunity to
the Pacific Northwest generally is al
see the famous championship hens of
most too great to be satisfied.
the Oregon Agricultural College during
“Oregon First and All Oregon’’ is Farmers' Week, December 7 to 23. A
suggested as the Blogan of the Oregon utility poultry show will be carried on
Exposition commission in charge of ar- in connection with the course, opening
rangments for a display from this state on Tuesday and continuing until Friday
at San Francisco in 1915. In addition evening. The champion hens will be
to a building of Oregon wood, furnish exhibited at this poultry show, and no
ed with Oregon furniture, with a res where else. Although there will be
taurant serving Oregon food and with many other attractive features, admis-
sidewalks made of Oregon brick, it ¡ b I sion to the exhibit will be free. Poul
now proposed that soil be taken from try lectures and demonstrations will be
Oregon to completely re-surface the | given every day by poultry expert*.
Oregon buildig site on the Exposition There will be exhibits of eggs and oth
grounds, and to plant therein native er poultry products and by-products,
Oregon flowers, shrubs and small trees. i and demonstration of methods of hou«-
To secure the necessary material for i ing and yarding poultry, killing, dress
such planting, it is suggested that an ing and packing fowls, feeding rations
exhibit garden be established in Port and candling and grading eggs. An
land and school children all over the I exhihit of hens, good and poor layers,
state be enlisted in the work of collec will be a very instructive fea'nre. Al-
tion. The commission has been assur i together the many useful feature»
ed that space for such a garden would make the poultry show a good short
be provided free on the campus of Reed course in practical poultry keeping.
Good printing costa no more than tl e
Coliege. If but one specimen is receiv-
poor kind. Leave your orders at this
ed from each of the 2500 schools of the i
state a c.nsiderable tract of land will | Subscribe for the Post, $1.50 p« r office. We do good work at reasonable
be required to care for them until they year.