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About Jacksonville post. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1906-19?? | View Entire Issue (Feb. 27, 1915)
ANOTHER PIONEER GONE
JACKSONVILLE, JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, FEBRUARY 27, 1915
iag in the bank. In conversation with I
PRISONERS SAW BARS
her glistening waters, is just before
the writer, Mr. Beekman once remark
the entrance, while Yosemite Valley
ed that in his career as a banker, he I
is seen in the distance on the right and '
C. C. Beekman, Pioneer of Jack- had never loaned out money belonging Wholesale Delivery Prevented
Lake Tahoe on the left. As the trails
to a depositor; that he considered it
■ are followed through the woodland oth- Manufactures Enterprises and
in Nick of Time at Eu-
! er scenes come in view. There is Cra
son County, Prominent Bank his duty to preserve the deposits in
tact and that in many instances he had
ter Lake, Ore., reproduced with a
er of Southern Oregon for
paid back to the depositor the actual
I faithfulness even exacting the identi-
Payrolls and Promot
cal color of the water. Again there is
More Than Fifty Years
Mr. Beekman was greatly interested
I Mount Shasta, with her towering snow
Eugene, Or., Feb. 23—Two iron bars
in educational affairs: it is in fact
clad peak; Lake Tahoe and a pictur
in one of the outsi le windows of the
Died Monday Night
largely due to his efforts that the dis
Lane County jail were found yesterday
trict posesses the present fine school
Valley and Lick Observatory. There
cut in two and it is believed by the of
Portland, Ore., Feb. 23, (Special!
Aged 8T Years.
building. Vv hen the funds of the dis
ficers that a wholesale ¡ail delivery Dates have been set and plans are well Midway Point on the Monterey Penin
trict were low, which was often the
It is not believed the Prohibition law
would have been effected early in the nnder way for a tremendous celebra sula; the Santa Barbara Mission; Cata
case, Mr. Beekman would cash the
evening before the time came to lock tion, extending over an entire week, lina Island; the Riverside Orange dis as enacted will affect the hop industry
Cornelius C. Beekman, the well warrants for the teachers inorder that
the prisoners in their cells had not the on the completion of the Celilo Canal trict; Palm Canyon; the headgates of as 98 per cent of the Oregon crop was
known banker of this city died at his they receive the salary when due. He
and the opining of that splendid pro the Truckee Carson Irrigation project, shipped to other states and countlies.
discovery been made in time.
home on California street, at 9:30 was a regular attendant at the servic
In the pocket of William Cameron, ject for the extension of river traffic. Nevada; the Roosevelt Dam and Cliff ' Corvallis —Bxton Planing Mills have
o’clock, Monday evening, February 22, es of the Presbyterian church and con
charged with assault and robbery, was President Wilson has been invited to dwellings, Arizona; the famous old built a handsome new office.
aged 87 years and 26 days, after an ill tributed largely to its support. He
found a small saw m 'de from a spring attend, also Admiral Dewey. Con Alamo of San Antonio and a Louisiana
Prineville—Pioneer Creamery will re
ness of four days with hemorrhage of was a member of the Masonic order
gress has passed an act authorizing I plantation on Bayou Teche.
the bowels. His wife, his son Benja and took an active interest in the work taken from the sole of one of his shoes
He will occupy a cell and will not be the attendance of three senators and i
min of Portland and his daughter, Miss of the order.
Assays of sand from Des Chutes
allowed the freedom of the corridors nine representatives at the beginning
Carri», of this city were present at his
er show $2.50 per ton of gold.
The funeral was held Thursday af hereafter.
Taxes are Now Due
of the festivities. May Sth.
ternoon under the auspices of Warren
Redmond wants a starch factory
Subject to possible change, the pro
The jail contains about 20 prisoners,
Mr. Beekman was for years one of Lodge, No. 10, A. F. & A. M. of this
reports several gold strikes.
gram has been outlined as follows:
the most striking figures in Southern city, Rev. Shields of Medford officiat-
Cutting out one judge reducing
May 3, at Lewiston, Idaho.
Warrants authorizing their collection
Oregon, and for many years—more ing at the lodge hall and the officers the grand jury for various crimes. The
Forenoon, Mav 4, at Pasco and Ken- | drawn and rolls placed in hands of penses of elections.
other prisoners are mostly bootleggirs
than an average lifetime, he was prom of the lodge performing the cere
newiek; afternoon, at Walla Walla. Treasurer for collection.
Portland —Tudar Arms apartment is
inent in affairs of town, county and monies at the grave. Interment was It is believed that the bound-over pris
Evening, at Umatilla in co-operation
Fred L. Colvig, Treasurer, makes to cost $125,000.
state, playing a leading part in the de was had in the cemetery on the hill oners would have taken advantage of
statem int covering collection of taxes
Senate passed bill for new $50,000
velopment and growth of this region. overlooking the home where oar friend the opportunity to escape.
Map 5, high noon, formal dedication for 1914 as follows:
Training School at Mon-
In his passing away, Jacksonville and had lived and labored tor more than
of the canal. Afternoon and evening
First half of all taxes legally levied mouth.
Jackson county loses one of its best an average lifetime. The funeral, in American Motor Tiuck fcr
War at The Dalles.
and charged, shall be paid prior to
beloved citizens—one always ready to attendence was one of the largest ever
The C. A’ Smith mills on Coos Bay
May 6, forenoon, at Vancouver; af April 1st following, the remaining one-
advise and assist those in distress. He held in this city, friends and acquain
will operate in spite of financial condi
ternoon and evening at Portland.
half to be paid on or before August 31
had a wide acquaintanceship with the tances coming in numbers from Med
Many items have been going the
May 7, forenoon, at Kalama assisted following without penalty.
old settlers of the state and was con ford, Ashland, Grants Pass, Central rounds in regard to orders placed in
Three state develoment bills were
Interest shall be charged and collec
by Rainier and other river cities. Af
sidered an authority on all questions Point and the surrounding country to America by foreign powers for motor
ternoon and evening, at Asteria.
ted on any tax or one-half of tax not passed by the House—to lease the st -
regarding the early history and devel p xy the last tribute of respect to the trucks to be used in the military oper
so paid at the rate of 1% per month o da lakes, to grant right of way over
opment of Oregon.
Commencing March 1, seven tons of
ations. Most of the published state
memory of their friend.
fraction of a month until paid. Ali public lands and to sell citizens state
Mr. Beekman was essentially a self
ments have been erroneous, but in cas acclimated seed corn will b.1 distribut
taxes remaining unpaid September 1 annuities.
hi.ide man: born in New York state in
es the exact figures for orders thi s ed among farmers in the territory
Senator (Miss) Clarke of Glendale
s-ha II become delinqnent and will b
1328, he learned the carpenter trade Eugene Bo) Lost While Rowing far received are known. One large served by the O. W. R. & N. railroad
subject to penalty of 10% and interest does not think the oratory in the Sen
coming west via the Isthmus of Pana
concern has contracts for 1,200 trucks by C. L. Smith the company’s farmer,
at rates of 12% per annum until paid ate is worth what it costs the state.
ma, in 1849, he reached San Francisco,
of 2-ton capacity, fitted with special ft is the intention to see that each
The new tax law passed by the re
Washington County grangers oppose
then making his way to the northern
Marshfield, Or., Feb. 23 -Searching bodies: while another equally promi farmer receives enough seed to plant
cent Legislatvre will not effect the col advertising on fences and barns.
part of the state, working at his trade
nent builder has delivered 300 f-‘on
lection of taxes for this year, and in
Interstate Commerce Commission
and later mining near Sawyen’s Bur since Sunday night in an effort to find trucks for immediate delivery. The him to prove to his own satisfaction
view of the fact that the Legisl“tun rules S. P. Co. can continue to oper
and Yreka for a year, in the early fif some trace of Roy Knight, aged 15, of purchaser in both of these cases is the that it can be made a success. The
also enacted a tneasnre providing foi ate Pacific Mail Steamship Co.
ties he came to Jacksonville where for Eugene, who, while on a visit here, French government, which has found high price of wheat making impossible
the refund of the interest on the Iasi
awhile he rode as express messenger vent rowing Sunday morning and fail the American cars perfectly satisfac the use cf that grain for stock feed, a
H. O. Fry and John Volz have added
naif of the 1914 tax roll, it has beei
between this place and Yreka, Cal. ed to return. A heavy storm came up tory. One of the concerns alluded io
new machines to Marshfield broom han
decided that the collection of interes:
Later he was appointed agent at this after the lad left and it is feared the also has received an order for trucks ed next spring than ever before and
will be waived on last half payments dle plant.
place for Wells, Fargo Co. who estab
Gold Hill planning street improve-
if made prior to September 1.
lished an overland station here. Soon He was on a visit here with his uncle, now being filled.-Scientific American the folder to take the place of hay in
He earnestly requests all tax pavers ment campaign.
after coming here, he with T. G. H. L. Watt.
to check up all receipts with the list of
Cottage Grove is to have a station
Reames established a bank and buying
A trail fiom the Columbia to the their properties an 1 ri port any discre park.
Sale of National Forest Timber
the interest of Mr. Reames afterward,
summit of Larch Mountain is to be pancies promptly, so that the matter
Rex is moving for a new high
Mr. Beeaman has continued in the 2)0 Tramps Stop at Centra'ia
built by the co-operation of the Port can be adjusted: also to see that tax school.
business ever since. A curious inci
The Distric Forester at Portland, land Ad Club, the Progressive Busi-1 receipts contain your person al tax.
S. Ames ha« bought the old Craig
dent in this connection is the fact that
Oregon, announces that bids have just ness Men’s Club, the Mazamas and
Il would expediate the work in the
store at Silverton and will make im-
Centralia, Wash., Feb. 23—Sunday been opened for a body of timber,
in 1912, Mr. Beekman, feeling that he
other civic organizations, It will not Treasurer’s oilice to a great extent if
Wished to close up his business and re- night 200 tramps passed through Cen amounting to 390,000 feet, which has be available for automobiles, but will tax payers will make application by provement.
t re from the banking business, pub tralia on a southbound freight. While recently been advertised on the Minam make it easy to climb the mountain on m ill for their tax statements, furnish
Welch & Co., Baker undertakers
lished a notice to the public to with switching was being done by the train National Forest in eastern Origin.
will erect $8000 building.
ing descriptions if possible.
foot or horseback.
draw their funds from his care, but crew the travelers who filled three cars
Women have been receiving $22.50 a
The sale was awarded to Mr. Robert
It is stated that in the Willamette
such was the disposition of his deposi got off to stretch their legs. Maple M. Betts of Cornucopia. Oregon, whose
month less for teaching than men A
tors, that although he refused to take street was black with them. When the bid was $2.50 per M. feet B. M. for Valley many farmers are plowing up
law just enacted aims to give them the
Submarine a i J Dieadnought same.
new deposits, yet on Dec. 31, 1914, his train pulled out the men got back on western yellow pine, Douglas fir, and clover fields, and ever, clearing bru-h
published statement shows that there again, showing no inclination to stop western larch, and $1.25 for white fn lands, for the purpose of incrcrsing
Silverton sawm.ll resumes opera
their wheat acreage, indicating that
was still $45,087.39 of deposits remain- here.
the coining season will see the biggest
Senator Smoot wants Congress te
Beaverton —Fisher block to be built
grain cr ip ever turned out in Western
by appr pri ition the con will cost ifill'K).
struction of seventy-five subrn irines-
Inman—Poulson Logging Camp
Governor Wvthecombe has issued a fi'ty of the seagoing type and twenty-
proclamation setting aoide Fridav, five smaller craft, strictly for harbor »umes operations.
March 12, as “Canned Salmon Day,” defense. The total estimated cost is men.
and urging the people of the state to to be $30.000,00 ».
A promoter of gas plants has
use as much as possible of that food
Are we to accept Senator Smoot’s vallis on the list.
on that day.
proposition as a straw which indicates
Pendleton is planning for a
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the way the wind blows? Is it a valid
recognition of much that is in evidence
To Replace Sentile Bars
concerning the conduct of naval war •
Increasing activity in Oregon ship-
fare in the great European conflict? yards.
is I Legislature passed bill for a five per
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 23 —President There is reason to believe that it
Trefethen of the Seattle Library Board such and soundly.
cent preferential cn Oregon made pro
The two most powerful sea-fighting ducts in public buildings without a dis
with the endorsement of Mayor Gill is
working on a plan to establish branch fleets the world has ever known, as we Renting vote’
libraries, with meeting and lounging consider them iro n the super-dread-
Shell Gasoline Co. of California will
rooms, in the districts where saloons nought angle, are apparently rendered
are most abundant. Prohibition to take useless; and the only really effective install $500,900 storage system at Port
effect January 1, will deprive many sea fighting so far done has been by land.
men of many places of amusement. stealthy submarine. It is true the
Postofli •<• at The Dalles to be con
Trefethen says. He favors providing submarine has not destroyed any squa- structed of Oregon sandstone.
checkers, chess and even cards, to en dron, nor even made serious inroads
Union Meat Co. says swine industry
tertain frequenters of the proposed li upon the enemies’ fighting ships, but
falling off in Oregon, while U. S. cen-
thus far engaged. There is no doubt ’ sus shows gain of 58,000,000 to 64,000,-
it has reduced the striking power of 000 in one year in United States.
Cutting out plate matter and patent
Woi der Spots of Pacific Coast the first-cass battleship.
Something like two years ago, an insides newspapers are giving more
English Amiralty official of high stand men work.
A reproducti< n of the I’acitic Coast ing advanced the opinion that it would
Paying two to three million income
wonder spots in minia’ure -that is the be only a question of time when the
I and war tax is not helping make Ore-
main exhibit of the Southern Pacific submarine would supplant the super
I gon prosperous.
Co. which 1915 visitors to the Panama- dreadnought. it is perhaps, a little
The Pendleton hotel is to have n two
Pacific International Exposition will rash for the layman to assume that
see the company’s own building on the such opinion is already looming as story concrete annex.
exp isition "rounds at San Frarcisco. | speedily fulfilled prophecy; but the fact
Some newspapers and politicians
The entire exhibit will be enclosed in a remains that in the European struggle seem to actually rejoice that jitney
miniature woodland, with trails lead, th submarine is in the limelight; mid traffic is crippling the revenues
ing among real trees and foliage; with at least one United State« Senator of street car Compales.
wild flowers growing on nativ • soil, a very practical turn of mind believes
Silverton Dist No. 4 will open
and the horticultural beauties of Cali its d*y is about to arrive if it has Ilu I
Feb. 25 on «15,01)0 school house.
fornia and other Coast states blossom already come. —Ex.
ing in full bloom, according to sea-
Dallas Mercantile Co. will add 40
1 feet to store.
Passing from the foyer into the cen
1 Ashland a l ls »100.000 auxiliary to
tral part of the building the visitor
I water system.
will find himself stepping into a differ
Congress appropriated $,’>i, (M0 for
ent world. The entrance lends through
The Ohio Association will hold their Uniat ilia and 1.177,030 for Klamath pro
the heart of a California big tree, just
as the road passes through the famous annual meeting in th? M use II ill in ject.
, “Wawona’ in the Mariposa Big Tree Ashland on Tuesday next. March 2.
Hubbard E iterpriso fighting for a
grove. Here an I there are the views Dinner at 12 r.oon. Come with Well new high school.
of the best known scenic features
Eugene has a broom factory an!
J. S. Smith
1 reached by the company’s lines. Moss-
President1 wants broom makers.
‘ brae Falls, near Shasta Springs, with
Celebrate Canal Opening
May 3-7. Free Seed corn
for Farmers. Salmon day
rlour is Going up but
I will sell you any amount
from 1 pint up at
20c. PER GALLON ('ASH
Can you afford to buy it in 30, 40 or 50
gallon lots at a price almost equal to this and
take chances on evaporation, fire, etc.
Think This Over
7 he Pioneer Store