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About The Democratic times. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1871-1907 | View Entire Issue (May 29, 1902)
Al.L there is to Furnish, the rene
gade Democrat, now Republican candi
date for governor, is Ilia bank account.
Printed Every Thursday, at Jackson He won bis nomination by the use of
money, and is trying to be elected in
ville, Oregon, by
the same manner. His is a campaign
Times Printing Company of cash agaitist manhood, ability,
worthiness, as embodied in Geo. E.
C has . N ickell , Editor and Mgr.
A CAREFUL estimate made of the
One Year, in advance....................... #1.50
situation in Jackson county denotes
Six Months.......................................... 1.00
the election of nearly the entire Demo
Advertisements inserted at reasona cratic ticket. The Democrats were
never more enthusiastic and united,
Ryan's Brick Bldg., California St.
while the Republicans are apathetic
and ehating under the machine politics
which gave them several objectionable
eand id ales.
Democratic State Ticket.
FOR governor :
E. CHAMBERLAIN of Multnomah
FOR SECRKTARY OF STATE:
D. W. SEARS............................... of Polk
FOR STATB TREASURER:
HENRY BLACKMAN........ of Morrow
FOR SUPREME JUDGE:
B. F. BONHAM..................... of Marion
J. H. BALEY.........................of Umatilla
FOR STATE PRINTER:
JAS. E. GODFREY................of Marion
W. A. WANN.............................. of Lane
F or C ongress , F irst D istrict :
J. K. WEATHERFORD.......... of Linn
V ote for the initiative and referen
S mash the third-term idea.
breeds an office-holders’ ring, and is
objectionable in every way.
W henever you vote for John S.
Orth you are not casting your ballot
lor the railroad candidate for county
clerk. He will treat all alike, with
out tear or favor.
D on ' t forget to vote for the 'in
itiative and referendum amendment.
It is what the people need and want.
It will be found at the bottom of the
official ballot. Put a cross in the right
T he Democratic ticket is one of the
very best ever nominated, and enlists
the hearty support of its partisans,
while challenging the admiration and
respect of even its opponents. Every
thing points to its election.
T he third-term idea is repugnant
to a large majority of the voters, and
they will register their disapproval of
it in unmistakable terms next Monday.
Four years of office-holding is enough
W hy are the Medford Mail and
Ashland Tidings using so much space
in behalf of Sheriff Orme? Is it be
cause of his efficiency as an official, or
for the reason that he gives to them
all the patronage of his office? Warum?
D emocrats , don’t swap.
stories being spread by Republican
strikers that certain candidates on
the Democratic ticket are trading off
others for votes for themselves are
false and uttered with malicious
H orace M ann , candidate for joint
representative, is far and away ahead
of his opponent in the qualifications
that go to make a good legislator.
He has ability, pugnacity and in
tegrity, first-class characteristics in
THE candidate who is gaining fast
every day, as much so if not more
than any other, is Joe Kader. He has
ail the requisites of a first-class sheriff,
being a man of good executive ability,
genial and upright, making friends
wherever he goes.
W. A. C arter , Republican candi
date for representative, to use a sport
ing phrase, is left at the post.
will never know that he started in the
race. Mr. Carter has already been
given a fair trial in the position he seeks
and found wanting.
T he Republicans must have been ex
ceedingly short on oratorical timber
when they put Gus Newbury and H.
V. Gates on the stump in Jackson
county. One is the quintessence of mis
representation and impertinent assur
ance, while the latter's strong point is
I f the people of Jackson county
wish to be ably and conscientiously
represented in the legislature, they
will elect Neil, Mann, O1 well and Can
trail. They have the ability and
solicitude for the interests of their
constituents to work and vote right
on all questions.
E. V. C arter , Republican candidate
for state senator, is makings desperate
attempt to secure his election. That
he will be repudiated by his own
neighbors is now a certainty. Hun
dreds of Republicans, who are dis
gusted with his record of duplicity and
selfishness, will vote against him.
Mr. Carter is not a proper man for
the people to put in so important a
ROBERT P NEIL
WENT UP IN SMOKE
Fullv $100,000 Worth of Prop
Is the Proper Man for State
erty in Grant’» Pass
■JOHN 1). OLWELL
llis Life Lies like ati Open Book
Before the People of Jack-
The manufacturing interests «of
I Grant's Pass «erelaid in ashes Monday
Among the candidates Is none more
In a few hours ♦1(M‘. im >0
worthy of the place than John I). Ol
worth of property was destroyed, in
well, noiulooe f"r representative of
cluding the plant of the Sugar Pine
Jackson county on the Democratic
Door <St Lumber Co., valued at 975,-
He 1» known to almost every
tKM.) and insured for 930,000; Williams
resident In Southern Oregon. He was
Bros* planing mill and lumber factory,
practically forced into accepting the
loss 910,000, no insurance; and six
nomination by hi« friends: but since
dwelling houses, belonging to people
be has entered the tight he Is deter
employed in the mills, no insurance.
mined to win. In sending such a
J. A. Turner, one of the firemen,
man to represent Jackson county the
was severely burnt, and it is doubtful
L ook OUT
for campaign lies,
people will make no mistake.
if he will recover.
peddled by certain individuals for
frank, open, genial, thoroughly hon
The fire started in tho box sheds on
ulterior purposes, whose chief stock in
est, and once knowing he Is right no
| the north side of the track. It sprung
trade is slander and deception. The
I from the sawdust pile on the south
thing will move him from bls purpose.
side of the track, which is always kept
Democrats have a first-class ticket be
Taxpayers can feel safe when such
burning. A strong gale fanned the
fore the people, against which nothing
flames until they leaped high in the no n are in power, lie was born in 1870. He came to this state as a boy
can truthfully be said, and are waging
air and then whipped them across the j with bls parents. The f unity came to Jackson county by wagon from Rose
a clean campaign.
track into the box sheds
Although j burg. M r. OlweP, Sr., was engaged In the milling business in Missouri and
the firemen worked manfully it was ' at Pbuenlx, and John was brought up in the trade of flour milling. Subse
impossible to make headway against quently the family engaged In the fruit business. Some fourteen years ago
T he prospects for the election of
the flamesin such inflammable material, i ttiey planted ItiO acres of vacant land to orchard al Central Point, apples be
Geo. E. Chamberlain as governor of
The glare from the blaze could be seen I ing the leading feat ure. This orchard has become noted as one of the finest
Oregon are bright, and continue to
in the sky from Medford and every apple orchards In the whole I’acitic West, and is accepted as a model as to
become more so. He has a normal
patg of ttie valley
Many thought'at 1 rare management and production of fine apples by horticulturists In South
ern Oregon. The business Is managed under the firm name of dwell Bros.,
Republican majority of 10,000 to over
Robert P. Nell, nominee on the the time it was nothing more than a of which John Is the head. They are now the largest shippers of apples in
come; but be will do it. Multnomah Democratic ticket for' state senator, fine sunset.
The destruction of the plants will Oregon. The name of (JIwell Bros, is a guaranty to buyers of apples as t<>
county will give him a neat majority is a «elf-made man He was born in throw nearly 200 people out of employ tine quality, for every b >x bears it In the extensive markets uf the East
and he will run away ahead of his
The managers claim the Sugar 1 ern states and In Great Britain, where their product is sold. Mr. Olwell
1851. He crossed the plains to Oregon ment.
from habit and training h painstaking and vigilant as to all details of bls
ticket in every county in the state.
with his parents in 1853. The first Pine factory will be running again I business-. He received a liberal education In the schools of this county, and
winter was passed in the Willamette
just received a earload of glass. | In San Francisco and Portland, is a young man of excellent understanding,
W hat did Gu9 Newbury make his valley. Ln '1854 his parents located i had
was destroyed by the flames, I and with a mind alert t > all that comes before him. He 1« therefore without
recent pilgrimage to Portland for? It five miles south of Ashland, which and the other enterprise not only had I narrow prejudices, and would He open, liberal and competent iri his treat
of all questions which would come before him as a legislator in the
is an open secret that he went for the place is still retained as the old home its sheds filled with new stock ready -----
His father having a large
purpose of securing the support of the family to support, Robert struck out for the market, but had received a lot I event of hl» election, . The stale educational institutions, with which be is
of lumber a couple of days before.
It I familiar, would have a „
friend In Mr. Olwell. . He Is one of the regents
♦ »f_<» A Agricultural
ifri.ml f iirul < College,
’t »1 lAtirai nnilnr
»iru >i i> hi
S. P. R. R. for his candidate for coun for himself at the age of 18, working is & blow
of t the
under u appointment
of G iv. Gacr.
ty clerk Himself a-servile tool of that in summer and going to school in especially to fruit men who depend |
"winter. He finally graduated from
corporation, to which he owes his what was then known as the Ashland upon the factory for most of the boxes I
second election, he thought it a fine college, conducted by Rev. J. IL Skid
But for the fact that the wind '
stroke of practical politics to place Mr. more, lu 1(J77 h? married Miss Lydia
changed just at the right moment the
Alford in line for the same support.
whole of Grant's Pass would now be
For severe! years Mr. Neil was en-1 smouldering ruins.
Can Give Bonds in Almost
Many people in
gaged in tbebutcher trade In Ashland. ; our town keenly felt the loss and sent
T he only reason that Sheriff Orme's I d 1883 he sold out, and at the pre'*eut
ItOBT. G. smith ............of Grant*» Pass
friends give why he should be given a time owns one of the best ranches in I
For County Judge*
third term is because he has not made the valley, near Ashland, and is en
J ohn O. B ooth ............of Grunt'» Pass
anything out of the office during the gaged in other enterprises. Mr. Neill R. I’. N eil , the Democratic candi
For County Contminsioner:
served as a councilman of Ainiana ,
past four years. That is the poorest of for several terms, and in 1900 wag date for state senator, is among those
. F. L ovelehh .............. of Slate Creek
business reasons. Mr Orme, like any elected mayor of Ashland. For sever- 1 who are sure of election. Ho is a suc
For County Clerk:
body else who has not made a success al years he has been a member of t he i cessful business man, a pioneer of
J as . A. SLOVER........... of Grant's Pass
of one kind of business, should seek an
Jackson county, whose word is as
gon state normal school. Mr. Neil is
other and give, somebody else a chance a successful business man and known good-as his bond, and is well qualified for
at holding the office of sheriff. Under for bis integrity and affability. He is the place in everyway.
that reasoning it would be a downright well qualified for the office of state accuse him with being a trickster and
E. F. H athaway ....................... of Kerby
injustice to re-elect him when he has senator, which he will fill with credit using the position in which the people
to himself and his constituents.
J ohn T. T aylor ........... . Grant’» Pass
placed him for selfish purposes, which
been losing money on the job. '
mauy of his own party urge against
W hy is Gus Newbury spending most
H. C. P erkins ............ of Grant's Pass
T he editor of the Medford Mail has
his opponent, E. V. Carter.
much to say against the Democratic of his time in attempting to secure the
Dr. W. F. K remer ... .of Grant's Pa»»
party and its candidates. And yet, a
few years ago, this same individual clerk? Because he expects to profit by when a measure is submitted to tho
held an office under a Democratic it. He’ does nothing but what there people it must have only a majority of
administration. It was only when the
T aggart —B rooks In Grant's Pass,
flesbpots of official patronage cast wonder Gus rushes into print to deny tho constitution of Oregon is peculiar;
May 21, 1902, Louis Taggart and
their seductive charms over him that
Miss Nancy Brooks, by llev. R. L.
amendment can be adopted a majority
he commenced abusing his former
B oswell —D owning —At
political compatriots and lauding the among the voters would result in his of all the voters must vote yes, even if
overwhelmingly not one votes no. Therefore it is im
Point. May 15. 1902, J. E. Boswell
Republicans. A man who will be in candidate
ana Mi*s Maude Downing, by Rev.
fluenced by such considerations is very- beaten. But it is nevertheless a fact tive and Referendum amendment shall
W. T. Van Scoy.
small indeed, and should not be con that the Newbury family will be" well vote.
R owley —R vmbix —In Ashland. May
D. H. Miller, Democratic nominee
sidered in any way.
20, 1902, Alva A. Rowley and
for county treasurer, js the pioneer
of Mr. Alford's election.
Miss Laura E. Russell, Rev. J. M
merchant of Medford Not alone as a
Hunter official Ing.
N ever before in the history of Jack-
I business man 1« he thoroughly fitted
T he Democrats of Josephine county
son county politics has any party made
forttie position, but by nature and W ilkins P iiac iit —At Ashland, May
1902, by M. Berry, J. P., A. It.
a campaign on an issue founded on a
Will Prove one of the Best Legis character as well. Those who know 19,
Wilkins and Miss Charlotte Frucht.
him are aware that, every promise l.e
bare-faced misrepresentation of facts; field, and feel sanguine of electing it.
lators Jackson Coun
makes will be carried out t o the letter.
and yet that is the position the Re Hon. R. G. Smith for representative,
He did not seek the position. It, went
publican party has now been placed fh
'hunting for him tiecause tbeeonven-
tion realized that only the very best B ostwick —In Forest Creek District,
by a lot of cheap managers. That the
| men could hope to be successful.
May 15, 1SMFJ, to Mr. and Mr». W K.
county debt has been reduced at all Lovelace for commissioner, J. T.
; There Is scarcely any doubt at out the
Bostwick, a son.
through economy or efficiency of those Taylor for treasurer, E. F. Hathaway
i result. Mr. Miller was born In the B rower —In Ashland. May 18, 1902,
who are holding the offices cannot be for assessor, H. C. Perkins forsurveyor
i state of Iowa, May 10, 1850. He mi
to Dr. and Mrs. D. M. Brower, ason.
grated to Oregon io ttie year 1875, and
proven. And that it has been reduced and Dr. Kremer for coroner, are all
S ams —At Wildervllle. May 17, 1902,
965,018), orany considerable part there
to Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Sams, u son.
21, 1875, and has been a resident of
of, during the past year, is very the offices they aspire to with ability
much of a falsehood. But nobody who and to the satisfaction of all.
from Jacksonville to Medford N’ovem-
has his mother’s wit about him takes
i her 28, 18X3. The people will make
any stock in such assertions.
I no mistake in electing birr.
T he Republican news| a pent and
W arren —In Woodville
T he receiptsof the county from taxes orators, who are so persistently assert
May 27, 1902, Mrs. Chas. Warren;
aged 26 years.
COMMENCEMENT AT JACKSON
during the past year, for county pur
S tock At Britt, Iowa, Muy 22, 1902,
poses, were $48.000. The current ex duced so much, evidently are of the
Herman Stock; aged 79 years, father
penses du ring the same time were about opinion that a lie well stuck to is as
The following exercises of the Jack
of 11. C. Stock of Ashland.
933,000, to which must be added the
sonville high' school will take place T ibhktts —In Hornbrook, May 21,
accrued interest on the county war that the bulk of the reduction during
1902, Mrs. U. J. 'lih'.iets; formerly of
at U. S. Hall Thursday evening, May
rants redeemed amounting to several
29, 1902, beginning at 8 o’clock:
thousand dollars more, leaving less than
S tockham Near Tolo, May 15, 1902,
Chorus, “There Falls the Riln"
or ninhtherls, Ray, sou of Mr. and
910,000 to apply to the reduction of the back taxes. Not a cent of the decrease
Oratiou, “A Struggle Towards a
W. M. Mrs. StocKham; aged 3 years,
county debt. Only an insane person of this public burden can be traced to
7 mouths and 20 days
.................... F lora Blanche Thompson
will claim that the debt was reduced any efficiency or economy displayed by
Violiu Solo...........................Mary DeBar E vans —In Willow Springs Precinpt,
965,000 with less than one-sixth of that Republican officials, as they falsely
at the residence of A. C. Chittenden,
Oration, “Know Thyself”
sum available for such purpose. But
her son-in-law, May 24, 1902, Susan
.................................. Leila L oiihp Prim
Evans, aged 80 years.
it is simply that juggler of facts and disprove this.
Chorus, “Old Kentucky Home”
Alumni Anoals ...............................
figures, Gus Newbury* the Ashland
E ven if the county debt was reduced
........ Maude E. Prim (class of 1900)
Tidings and Medford Mail who talk
Mlles Cantrall, nominee for Repre Vocal Soio ................. Helen MarCulvig
during the incumbency of the Republi
Nobody is silly
sentative on the Democratic ticket, Is Presentation of Diplomas ..........
cans. it is gall of the most monumental a Dative son. He basgrown upamong
enough to believe them, however.
Address to Class ...............................
description for them to claim that they the people of Southern Oregon, and, Quartet, Edith Priest, Helen Col-
are entitled to the credit of it. The ex although a young man still, has made
vig, Anna Wendt, Margaret Krause
W henever anybody believes what
Class Motto, “Know Thyself”—
penses of the county were even greater a good record for himself.
he preaches he is willing to be fair in
He graduated from the Jacksonville Colors, pink ai
and . gold—Graduates,
during the past four years than public schools in 1887; attended the (J.
his argument. Is that the case with
ever before, in spite of the fact that of O. for two years, took a business Louise Prim.
those who talk about the reduction of
there were no bridges to build, no ex
county debt by Republicans? Far from
pensive criminal trials, nor anything in our public schools. He held the
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
it They well know that a large part
position of vice-principal of the Ash
else to cause the expenditure of an un land schools one year and of the
of the taxes for 1900 was paid in after
The taxpayers are the Jacksonville schools two year-,and has
The following deeds have been re
Abstracts made to Title» of
the last semi-annual financial statement
ones who reduced the county debt: not a life diploma. Mr. C. was a candi corded since our last report:
They also know that
the officials. Nobody will be fooled by date for recorder in 1894, and polled
owing to the penalty and
the largest vote of any one on the
this Republican claptrap.
ticket. Since 1896 he has been en lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, blk 39, Jack-
provided by the' new law 9110,000
gaged in farming and slockraising.
of the taxes for 1901 were paid in the
State of Oregon to Chas4l Ray, 320 Accounts Silicitei Prompt Remittance.
T here exists in Umatilla county an He is a man of fine ability, splendid
same time. The payment of this ab
acres in sec ;J6, twp35, 4 w; 9400.
anti-Furnish Republican organization,
State of Oregon to Em la R Ray, 280
normally big amount of money was the
all. Asa member of the legislature
which already has enrolled more than he could be confidently relied upon to acres In sec 36, twp 35, and sec 16, twp _ Invslmenl securities . .»wiaiik. jackaoe
cause of the apparently large reduction
□ount. Scrip bought and sold.
400 voters, the number being increased take a course In behalf of the people. 38,4 w: 9350.
have a complete set of maps of all survavsA
of the county debt, it was not the Re
lands tn this oounty, and receive Abntrsct.
every day. The men who are at the Liberally educated, honest, with a
from Roseburg LandOffloe, thVLand
publican officials, but the taxpayers
of the O. A C. R. R. »nd tha Htate
head of the movement are in each in- knowledge of the Interest,» of this
E B Pickel to W F Taggart, lot 12, Depar.ment
thems Ives, who caused the decrease
section, Mr. C. Is a man whom our
L smi Department al Salem of all new entries
stance those who have been loyal people would find it very advantageous blk 39, Medford; 950
made I am thus prepared to make out home,
which the bosses are claiming so much
E D Briggs to J D Stewart, bik 29, •tesdoepere and take proofs thereon. Aino I
credit for in the attempt to keep them Republicans, who voted with their to have in the legislature. He stands
tako Slings and proof» of limber land» and
can save to parU.es the expense of a trip
selves in power.
But the voters are party upon every occasion, and who do for the reforms in our state adminis Woolen add to Ashland: 9250.
to the Roseburg land office
aware of their false representations not yield to anyone in devotion to the
In sec 5, twp 39, 1 e; 9150.
and will relegale them to oblivion next principles of the party. Judge Stephen state platform.
Frank E Dodge to Ira C Dodge, lot
Desirable Prsasrtv In ■ » haade far
63, Pracht’» add to Ashland; 92.
A. Lowell is, perhaps, the best known
If The Baby la Cutting Teeth,
A biographical sketch of H. H. of the leaders, and he and his associates He rare and um * that old and well-tried reme
SW Prom cl reply made to all letters. Chars-
M rn W i w
. miaj W’9 S oothimg H ykü P for D, R R add to Ashland; 9400.
M In accordance with'he times
Taylor, the next county commissioner, propose to rebuke the methods em dy,
children teething. It another the child, moft-
Ira C Dodge to W T Ward, H acres
Refers, by permlsalon, Hon. H. K Hanns
will be found on the eighth page of to ployed by the Pendleton banker in ena the gumM. allay** all pain, curen #wlnd colic Indic No 39, twp 39, 1 e; also part of tadge of tho 1st Judclal Dlstrlet, and to aaa
and is the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-
lot 62, Pracht'» add to Ashland; 91600. bualnaas bouse In Jacksonville.
day’s T imer .
five cent« a bottle.
SILAS J DAT.
D. H. MILLER
Josephine Coun*y Demo
Silas J Day
Real Estate Agent,
and V. S. Commissioner
for Jackson County.