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©emoerati® Simes State Barbers Law Invalid
On the ground that the law creat
Printed Every Wednesday, by
ing the State Board of Barber Exam
Times Printing Company iners confers arbitiary powers upon
that body, and delegates to it rights
C has . N ickell , Editor and Mgr.
that should vest solely in the legisla
ture, Judge George, in the State Cir
cuit Court at Portland, lately ren
One Year, in advance...
<1.50 dered an opinion which holds the act
. 1.00 tube unconstitutional and invalid.
By virtue of this decision the
ci piposed of J. C. Weis, Frank
Office With Pacific States Telephone Co
Ryan Building, California St.
T. Rogers and H. G. Meyer, finds it
self bereft of all the power which
heretofore obtained, and incapable of
Entered at the Poaioffice at JacksonviKa, Ore.,
preventing any one who may so desire
aa Second Class Mail Matter
from engaging in the barber business
without qualifications in the tonsorl-
T he Rt. Hon. W. E. Gladstone said al calling. It also leaves the way open
that nothing except the mint can make for II. L. Briggs to continue as mana
money without advertising.
ger of the American Barbers’ College,
at Portland, and be may also employ
T he happiest people in the world are whomsoever he will to give tuition iu
those who keep out of debt, out of poli that institution.
tics, out of office, shun notoriety, make
The constitutionality of the law
an honest living by honest means, fol was called into question by an attor
low the golden rule, pursue the "even ney, Frank S. Grant,at the tria1 of the
tenor of their way,’’ and neglect no op case of the Stale against II. L. riggs
portunity of doing good.
on a charge ef conducting a barbers’
school contrary to law.
T he roads throughout Southern
The dictum of Judge George shows
Oregon never were in a worse condi i
that the law lays down no qualifica
tion, which greatly interfere* with
tions for barbers and undertakes to
business in nearly ever line. It does
invest a body of officials with a dis
seem strange that such a fact should
cretion which is purely arbitrary
exist after so many years of roadwork
Theboard will appeal to the Su
—a Strong commentary on the incom
petency of the legislature, which long
It is thought that th\ State Board
ago should have put in force laws that
of Pharmacists will go the same way,
would have ensured us roads that could
as it seems to come within the same
be traveled at any time of the year. It
not yet too late to begin. The good
roads question cannot be agitated too
B radstreet s resume of the year
1903 shows that the bank clearings of
the far western divisions, which em
brace the cities of San Francisco, Los
Angeles, Denver, Seattle, Salt Lake
City, Portland, Spokane, Tacoma and
Helena, aggregated <2,851,901,043, as
against <2,561,189.063 ip 1902. Of this
amount San Francisco had 81,522,198,-
488, and copsiderably more than one-,
half of the total increaseof the division.
The great West is rapidly forging
T he government clerks at Washing-*
ton are "dreadfully mad’’ because they
are hereafter expected to work seven
hours a day; but they keep their indig
nation bottled up with remarkable
success. They work 235 days in the
year, when they take their regular
leave of a month, and their "sick
leave" of another month, and, aa they
get from <3 to <15 per day for their
exertion, it is suspected that even if
they were to resign in a body their
places might be filled by persons who
would think it a "real soft snap."
A lma M artin E stabrook ’ s novel
in the February number o? Lippincott’s
Magazine more than confirms the be
lief in her ability to write a good long
story. Short fiction from her pen has
appeared in many magazines and
won much deserved commendation.
"Cousin Patricia," her present novel,
is a tale of modern life. It entertains,
pre-eminently, from beginning to end.
Invention is clever throughout,and the
climax shows a blending of strength
and charm in the writing which is
T he S. P. C o . has been making great
improvements on all of its routes lately,
to meet competition, and intends mak-
ng more. It has already expended
85,000,000 on the central overland route,
to gain seven hour* time from San
Francisco to Chicago. It has also fin
ished the new southern coast roud, and
evidently intends to gain a great reduc*
tlon in time by improvements between
the Sacramento Valley and Portland,
for the northern travel to Oregon,
Seattle and British Columbia, and for
the East via Mount Shasta route.
I n an effort to break hia wife of the
shopping habit John Nelson of Chicago
broke her noae and did her other seri
ous injury. She bad been beaten into
insensibility, there was a five-inch gash
/>ver her eye,one rib was fractured,and
all the bones In one wrist were broken
when the police rescued her. "She
was breaking me, your honor,” said
Nelson, when brought before Judge
Moyor. "I have to break her shop
ping habit.” Nevertheless Nelson was
fined and put umler bonds. He should
have been sent to a retreat for the fee
ble minded. That is the place for a
man who thinks he can break a woman
of the shopping habit these days when
the advertising columns of the news
papers teem with announcements of
‘ ‘ ‘clears
clearance sales. ’ ’
A rthur L ynch , an Irishman,and a
British subject, who commanded the
Irish brigade in the Boer army against
his country, was arrested and tried for
treason, following the close of the Boer
war, and was sentenced to life impris
onment for the crime. At the cltse of
the war, and before he returned to his
native country, his enthusiastic coun
trymen elected him member of parlia
ment from Galway,and it was upon bis
return to take his seat that he was ap-,
prehended and tried. 8oftening its
harsh attitude toward him and hia zeal
ous compatriots who fought the losing
fight with the Boers, the British gov
ernment has released Lynch, and
although not fully pardoned he is at
liberty and may come and go at will.
It is a triumph for Irish influence and
may be credited directly to Sir Thomas
Lipton, who made a personal appeal to
King Edward on behalf of Lynch. It
Is tbe second Irishman who was impris
oned for political crime that has
been released through the mediation of
Lipton, tbe other being Patrick A. Mc
Hugh, ex-member of parliament.
"The biggest copper belt In the
United States, one lies between the
Umpqua and Rogue Rivers in South
ern Oregon, and the district 1s so rich
in gold that I defy any man to fall In
finding a paying placer property who
will stick his pick into any one of the
gulches between those streams.” This
la the statement maoe by L. E. King,
of Cripple Creek, Colo., a leading min
ing ex pert, to an Oregonian representa
tive. Mr. and Mrs. King and Mr. and
Mrs. H. Ban field came to Portland
from Drew, and will remain in the city
several days. Mr. Banfield is principal
owner of the famous Rainbow mine,
and one of tbe best-known mining men
la the state.
M adrona L odge . D egree of H on
or , Jacksonville.—Mrs. Harriet Thra
sher,chief of honor; Mrs.Nellie Hutler,
lady of hioor; Miss Corrinne Linn,
recorder; Mrs. Alice Ulricb, secretary;
Mrs. Mollie Cameron,
Mrs. Lottie Finney, chief of ceremon
ies; Misa Emma Ulrich, usher.
W. H. H arrison , W. R C., Central
Point.—President, Mrs. Emma Pleas
ants; Sr. vice president, Mr.». Marie
Purkt ypile; Jr. vice president, Mrs.
Marie Rogers; chaplain, Mrs. Kate
Gibson; treasurer, Mrs. Melissa Elli
ott; secretary, Mrs. Mary E. Fries;
conductor, Mrs. Lizzie Beal; Pat. Ins.,
Mrs. EvaHinby; press correspondent,
Miss Mary A. Mee; Color Bearers,
Miss Ella Store, Mrs. Anna Wright
and Mrs. Caroline Patrick.
M edford L odge , A. O. U. W.—
W. A. Stewart, P. M. W.; J. E. Clem
en«, master workman; L. L. Damon,
foreman; C. L. McPherson, overseer;
J. M. .Dodge, guide; W. I. Vawter,
receiver; Cha«. Strang, financier; W
P. Carey, iuside watch; W. W. Woods,
outside watch; A. C. Hubbard, re
B anner L odge N o 23, A. O.U.W..
Jacksonville.—Adam Schmitt, master
workman; Ek W. Voyle, foreman; W
EL Finney,overseer; James A. Wilson
recorder; W. M. Coivig, financier; M
M. Taylor, receiver; Fred Luy, watch
man; Dr. R. G. Gale, medical exam-
Dcafaeaa Cannot be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot
reach tbe diseased p rtlou of the ear
There is only one way v» cute deaf
ness, and tuat is by constitutional
remedies. Deafness is caused by ar
inflrnied condition of the mucou
lining of the Eustachian Tube. When
this tube is iDflimed you have a rum
bling sound or imperfect bearing, and
when it is entirely closed, l)°afnes>
is tbe result, and unless the inflamma
tion can tejaken out and this tube
restored to its normal condition, hear
ing will be destroyed forever; nine
cases out of ten are caused by Cai arrb,
which is nothing but an inflamed
condition of the mucous surface?.
We will give One Hundred Dollar-
for any case of Deafnes« (caused by
catarrh) that cannot be cured bj
Hall’s Catarrh Cure. Send for circu
lars free. F. J.C heney & Co., Toledo.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Take Hall’s Family Pills for consti
An Important Proposition
Pe-ilions for the submission of tbe
diiect primary la v at the general
election in June are in circulation in
every county in tbe State. A vigor
ous effort is beiDg made to obtain ti e
requhed seven thousand signature?
within tbe few days that remain before'
tbe petitions must be filed with the
' secretary of state.
Any qualified voter may sign the
petition. Eacb signature must be
verified, and this can be done by tbe
county clerk in the ca^e of vote is
whose names appear on the registra
tion roll of two years ago. I d other
cases a notary’s certific ite will suffice.
If the petitions receive the neces
sary 7,018 signatures before tbe ex
piration of the time for filing with
tbe secretary of state, the direct pri
mary law will then be submitted to
the voters of tbe state, for approval or
rejection, at tlie June election.
The purpose of tbe law is to do away
with the nominating cooventions^nd
thereby but an end to ‘‘machine”
rule in politics. Voters who sign the
petitions now in circulation are not
committed to the support of tie
measure, pu‘. merely give their aid o
the effort to have it submitted l<
popular vole ¡ d June.
lore Mountain Climbing
M aza mas will scale Mount Shasta,
unless the sentiment of tbe organiza
tion shall change before uext sum
mer. Shasta is one of the loftiest
peaks on the American continent,
being 14,400 feet high, yet Is Dot a
hazardous mountain tuasceud.
Last summer’s trip to Three Sisters
was spoiled at the last moment ty
collapse of arrangements. However,
a party of half a dozen Mazamas car
ried the emblem of tbe club to ibe
summits of the three peaks.
Mount Baker, In Washington, will
probably be climbed by a «mall party,
as plans are now forming for that
feat. E'ew persons have ever readied
the extreme l eights of Baker.
Southern Oregon ami has done a large
business during the past ten years, is
no more. J. R. Norris, who is succeed
Don't forget to register.
ed by A. E. Kinney as a member there
Jas. Pelton of Sain's Valley spent
of, will engage in men's outfitting at
Thursday In Medford.
Oakland, Calif., with Paul Carroll of
Postmaster Miller tarried a short
that city. He has gained an enviable
time in Medford Friday.
reputation while one of the citizens of
C. A. Pruett did business with our this county, and carries with h m the
merchants a few days since.
best wishes of numerous friends.
Judge Noil was in Medford Wodnes-
day on professional business.
Chas. J. Meier of Gold Hill, the min-
A. B. Canman, Chicago, write?
March. 1903: "Having been troubled
er, was in Medford Thursday.
with Lumbago at differ« nt times ano
Bert Harris has returned from a tried one physician after another;
short ?usiness trip to Portland.
theu different ointment» and lini
Dr. Holt, the Presbyterian missiona ments, gave It up altogether. So 1
tried once more, and got a bottle of
ry, has been in the valley recently.
B tllard’s Snow Liniment, which gave
Geo. W. Lance, Sr , of Gold Hill, the me almost instant lelltf. I can cheer
fully recommend it, and will add mv
veteran miner, was. with us Friday.
name to your list of former sutT -iers.”
James Davis of Forest Creek will 25c, 50c and $1 00. Dr, J. Hinkle,
soon become a resident of Trail district. Central Point.
John Nelson and his family have be
come residents of Forest ereek district.
Mrs. M. Miller and Miss Jo Orth
were in Medford Thursday, on a visit.
J. H. Messner, stock inspector, has
been at Coles, Calif., on official busi
Lem Trask is canvassing Jackson
county, in tho interest of tho Singer
Olwell Bros, have a quantity of wood
for sale at a reasonable figure. Apply
at their orchard.
Dr. R. G. Gale left for Gardiner,
Douglas county, Thursday, and will be
gone several days.
Eugene Childers Is at Sonoma, Calif.,
assisting his uncle Dick in a number of
Postoffice Robbery Tried
Burglars attempted to rob the
Grants Pass postoilice Tuesday night,
endeavoring to secure admittance
to the building by prying open the
iron doors in the rear. The burglars
had been seeking an opening by pry
ing open the double doors and suc
ceeded in beuding the iron bar fasten
ing nearly double, but were frighten
ed away ji t as entrance was nearly
gained. W. I. Sweetland’s pick of
sheep dogs was in the back room of
his meat market, and when the door
was unlocked in the morning the dogs
were ranged along the partition wall
with noses to the floor. On being lib
erated they immediately started out
No clew has been found to lead to
the identity of the bur Jars. The
iron bar used to pry with was found
and identified as one stolen from a
Sheriff Rader was in Gold Hill and
vicinity, subpoenaing witnesses in tbe
Darling divorce case.
Eddie Duffy, tho popular representa
tive of a leading railroad system, has
been among us lately.
Thos. C. Norris, who has been mak
ing a business visit at Portlaud, re
turned Thursday night.
A. C. Nicholson, a prosperous farm
Dr. C. R. Ray was in Portland a few
er living a few miles south of Jackson
days ago, on business connected with
ville, was iu our midst Wednesday.
Miss Ora Adkins, who has been in the great enterprise, located near
California during the past several Tolo, that bears bis name.
Tne Oregonian in mentioning bis
months, returned Thursday evening.
pretence at the metropolis «aid: "Dr.
John Watkins and Al. Yancy have
C. K. Ray, a well-known mining man
opened another billiard parlor in Eagle
and capitalist, is stopping at the Port
Point, which is well patronized.
land. He speaks enthusiastically of
Simon Shaw and W. H. Moses, who mining condit ions in Southern Oregon
are engaged in mining near tho Cali and predicts that the coming one
fornia line, were in our town last week.
will be a very successful seas m. The
E. B. Dufur and J. L. Hammersley Condor Water & Power Com;any, of
of Gold Hill have been at the county which Mr. Ray is general manager, is
seat recently, on professional business. putting in an extensive electric plant
W. R. Stansell was in Medford Fri on Rogue River, between Medford and
day. He is fast recovering from the G >ld Hill. It will have a total of
burns he received while at work on 6000 horsepower and will supply the
neighboring towns and mines with
District Attorney Reames’ gas plant.
and piwer. It will cost when
D Reynolds, who now lives at Culde
8200,000 or more.”
sac, Idaho, is among us again, but on
ly for a very short time. He will be ac
companied home by his son Geo. Rey
A Big Enterprise.
Want Judgment Vacated.
Earl Kain of Vancouver, Wash., who
La»t Saturday the January term of
has been at Cinnabar for some time
past, has returned home. He former circuit court for Jcsepliinecounty was
ly lived at Jacksonville with his pa ad.ourned sine die. The session had
been a short but a busy one.
On tlib last day Judge Hanna listen
J. D Daly, U. S. surveyor-general,
ed to arguments in tbe case of E. A.
will receive bids until Feb. 27, 1904, for
Dunham vs the Southern Pacific Co.
the survey of township 38 S., 3 W.
The plaintiff got a verdict of 812.000,
The work must be finished before tho
on account < f the loss of a leg wink
close of the presenkyear.
acting as brakeman on the railroad,
J. a. Tucker, one of Trail Creek’s
and the company wishes the judg
most enterprising citizens,is finishing a
ment set aside. Judge Bennett of Tbe
neat concrete residence. Mr. Lake of
D Iles appeared for Dunham and Hon.
Josephine county, an excellent me
W. D. FeDtou L r the S. P. Both
chanic, has been assisting him.
stand in front rank among the legal
F. Osenbrugge, local agent furStude fraternity. Judge Hanna has take n
baker's vehicles, farming implements, the matter under advisement.
etc., on Thursday left for Winnepeg,
Manitoba, where he formerly lived. Rev. Carlisle P. B. Martin, L. L. D
He will be gone several weeks.
Of Waverly, Texas, writes: "Of a
R. Koehler, L. R. Fields and Mr. morning, when first arising, I often
find a troublesvnie colkctlon of
Younger, prominent officials of the O. phlegm, which pr< duces a cough and
St C. R. R. Co., whose lines are leased is very hard to aiModge; buta small
by the S. P. Co., were in the valley quantity of Ballard’s Horehound
byrup will at once dislodge it,and the
Thursday, on a tour of inspection.
trouble is ovei. I know of no medi
County Clerk Orth is Industriously cine that is equal to* it, and it la so
employed in the extension of the as pleasant to take. I can most cord al-
sessment roll,and will have it ready for ly recommend it t > all persons ntediug
a medicine for threat or lucg trou
the sheriff earlier than usual—before
ble.” 25c.50c and <1.00 Dr. J. Hiukle,
March 1st, the time prescribed by law. (Central Point.
E. J. McNulty, a young man whose
Pleased With Oregon.
home is at Grants Pass, was arrested at
Salem lately upon a telegraphic re
O. E. Wontland, a prominent live-
quest from the Sheriff of Josephine
county. He is charged with larceny. -lock man of Missouri, who attended
W. J. Mahoney is temporarily in the recent convention in Portland,
charge of the Medford railroad depot said in an interview while there:
as agent. He is efficient and obliging, Oregon Is a state of wonderful resour
and his many friends hope that he may ces, and a flood of energetic, wide
be retained permanently in that posi- awake fellows are coming from the
states farther east to share in the
Dennis H Stovall of Grants Pass, prosperity that is here and must con
editor of the Oregon Observer, made tinue for some time. There is a
our town a visit Friday. He is a writer growing demand for real estate.
of versatility and ability and contrib People are more than ever before im
utes to a number of newspapers and pressed with the solidity of that s >rt
of investment. Land is the founda
Chris Keegan left on Friday even tion of all other production. Oregon
timber land will be more valuable in
ing’s train for Portland, to receive t'ie future than it is.at present, be
treatment for bis eye, which has been cause the available supply of lumbe -
seriously injured by the "Manila itch." t i ruber is being constantly diminished
His sister, Mias Anna, accompanied Kansas is experiencing the heaviest
land movement—mind you I don’t
say boom—for many years. It is a
L. Loesch, the energetic hop-raiser, healthy buying by people who want
who has again rented Wm. Sorensen’s to raise wheat, corn, fruit and stock
and establish ihemstlve. in homes.
yard, located in Applegate precinct, is
cutting several thousand poles. He
A Donkey Decoy.
will raise more hops than ever during
A traveler in central Africa tells of
a native hunter of tbe Wanderobc
the coming season.
John Bohl, who is in charge of A. W. tribe who was the possessor of a most
accomplished iloukey, which, with an
Sturgis’farm on Applegate, recently
antelope’s horns strapped to its bead,
dug out what was probably the oldest its body covered with a skin or painted
and largest cherry tree in Southern to resemble tbe animal its master in
Oregon. It was 78 feet high and its tended to stalk that day, was the
trunks 28 inches in diameter. Two of means of deluding many an. unwary
its i oots were nearly 26 inches in cir creature into falllug a victim tn tbe
poisoned arrows of the hunter crouch
ing betilud his four footed assistant.
The Southern Pacific has put new
and improved chair cars on the over
At the Reception.
land trains which run betweon Port
"I’m anxious to get the names of all
land and San Francisco. They are of present" said tbe reporter. “Will you
the 1 DOO series and considerably larger oblige me“—
"Ob,” said the meek man, "you may
than those heretofore in use. There
are accommodations for 80 peopl * in put down ‘Mrs. Henry Peek aud bus
the now car, and the smoking room,
“You mean ‘Mr. and Mrs. Henry
which found a place in the old one, is Peck,’ don’t you?”
now conspicuous by its absence.
“I would prefer that,” he replied,
The remains of William Faber, brew with a furtive glance over his shoul
er and hop dealer, were cremated near der, “but for goodness’ sake don’t say
Portland in compliance with his wish I gave It to you that way.”
expressed before death. The funeral
ceremonies were largely attended by
Portland people and acquaintances
throughout the valley. A prominent
member of tbe Elks fraternity deliver
For Infants and Children.
ed the funeral address at the homo of
the deceased aud an immense throng
followed tho remains to the crematory.
The firm of Vaupel, Norris St, Drake,
Ashland, which ia one of the best in
The Kind You Hive Always Bought
iu time. Sold br drugxiMU.
SECRETARY WILL CHOOSE.
But California Will Get New Army
Washington, Jan. 28.—The house
committee on military affairs gave a
hearing to Representatives Needham
and Daniels on the proposition to lo
cate a permanent army post on Naci
miento ranch in California, owing tc
the fact that the special army board
has just made a report iipJavor of th«
Henry ranch, located near Nacimlento
It was impossible to bring the com
mittee to agree to that location.
A compromise was reached by which
a bill will be passed directing the sec
retary of war to locate an army post
either at San Luis Obispo or Monte
This will leave the selection of a
ranch to the secretary of war. who
will go into the matter personally af
ter the passage of the bill, amt It
leaves the issue between the Naciuti
ento and the Hsnry ranches, none oth
er having been offered to the govern
ment in the two counties named.
St. Jacobs Oil
Which »(fords not only sure relief,
but • prompt cure.
subdues, and ends the suffering.
Price, 25c. and 5Oc.
SPECIAL MAKE8 NEW RECORD.
Chicago, Jan. 28.—The Santa Fe spe
cial, on which Charles W. Clark start
ed In a record-breaking attempt to
reach the bedside of his dying wife In
New York, reached Chicago at 1:50
p. m. Mr. Clark had been notified of
his wife’s death. The special, which
left Albuquerque, N. M., at 5:45 a.
m. Wednesday, made the trip to Chi
cago, 1,377 miles, in thirty-two heura
and five minutes, which is four hour«
and fifty five minutes faster than the
time of the Santa Fe’s fast California
limited, and twenty-five minutes faetei
than the time of the west-bound Lowe
special of last August.
LATE NEWS IN BRIEF
Indianapolis, Ind.—The bituminous
coal operators of Indiana. Ohio, W’eat
ern Pennsylvania and Illinois, the cen
tral competitive district, in which 117, ,
000 miners are employed, have met tc
take up the consideration of the wages
and working conditions for the year
beginning April 1. The first session
i was largely givaa ever to organize
tion and preliminary speech*«.
Glen Ellon.—Gulsseppl Sillcraai, ill
and despondent, took his life in a
shocking manner on a ranch near here
The man sought a secluded spot and
then blew out hfs brains with a shot--
The - muzzle
i- _• the weapon was'
placed directly to
s temple and his
head « m torn from his body, and the
fragments scattered about the placé
where the remains were found, The
deceased was 58 years of age.
St. Lotrts.—Awakened by the bark- '
ing of his dog, Paul W. Deiahmari ran
from his sleeping room into his drug
store and there fought a pistol duel
with one burglar and killed aDether. |
Eight shots were exchanged at close I
range. The burglar whom Deichman
first encountered fled after being
wounded, and then the druggist turn
ed and killed his companion. Deich-
man's drug store is a branch post-
office, and does a heavy money order
New York.—1%e Union Made Gar
ment Manufacturers of America have
closed their annual convention here af
ter re-electing President 8. H. Peters
of Dover, N. J. A resolution to ellml
nate jobbers from the business by sell
ing directly to retailers was favored
by a number of members in order to
stop price cutting, but the delegatee
agreed that they were not yet prepar
ed to undertake the distribution them
selves and the matter went over.
Atlanta, Ga.—The heaviest snowfall
known since the local weather bureau
was established has fallen here to a
depth of eight inches. The tempera
ture dropped to freezing but is rising
Street car traffic was Interrupted.
•JAGS” REUNITE8 BROTHERS.
l>rrwnon Cause Brings Them Together
Los Angeles, Jan. 28.—Three broth-
•rs held a family reunion in the city
Ja.ll. They were the Wilcut brothers
Elijah, C. D. and Sam, all old rest
dents of I.os Angeles. E. Wilcut is a
man of considerable property, hit
wealth being estimated at upward oi
<75,000. Sam is also well to do. C.
lj . has had money, but spent It.
A common cause brought the threv
brothers together, each unaware ol
the other’s coming until face to face
in the jag cell. C. D., the most unfor
tunate of the three, arrived first al
the common meeting place. He wai
arrested on December 19th, after hav
ing been on a spree that lasted eight
or nine weeks. In that time he got
away wlta <200 In cash and a <75
watch, ins rich brother instigated
his arrest and used his influence to
get him a forty days’ sentence in th«
city jail, so as to give him a chanca
to sober up.
Tuesday evening Brother Sam wae
picked up on Boyle Heights and sent
to jail. At 1:30 o’clock Wednesday
morning Brother Llja was found on
First street and also sent to the sta-
tlo nand locked up. When the three
brothers woke up in th emorning they
were much surprised to fiflnd them
selves enjoying one another’s society.
BOX FACTORY BURNED.
Los Angeles, Jan. 28.—Fire com
pletely destroyed the East Los An-
geles factory, yard and plant of the
Los Angeles Box and Hive company,
entailing a loss of <60,000.
flames spread to adjoining houses and
the entire block between Pasadena
avenue and Humboldt street, with the
exception of two houses, were de-
stroped. Lack of water hampered the
firemen in fighting the flames, and It
was only by dint of hard effort, after
a general alarm had been turned in,
that a conflagration was prevented.
North Tonawanda. N. Y.. Jan. 28.—
Half a square mile of glowing em
bers is ail that remains of one of the
largest lumber yards in North Tons-
wanda. All of the north end of Tana-
wanda island was swept by the flames,
and between 12,000,000 and 15,000,000
feet of lumber, valued at a quarter of
a million dollars, was destroyed. The
loss is fully covered by insurance. The
heaviest loser is the firm of White,
Rider & White, whose loss will amount
to <225,000. The fire la believed tc
have been of incendiary origin.
Sonora, Jan. 28.—A destructive fire
took place at the town of Carters, near
here. It originated in the kitchen of
Leonard's hotel and before it was sub
dued that building and several others
adjoining were destroyed. ‘The losses
are as follows: Leonard’s hotel <10,-
000, insurance <6,000; Gibbs block
<8,000, Insurance <4.000; I.oevies flat
<7,000, insurance <2,000; McCormack’s
meat market <2,000, no insurance.
Vancouver, B. C.—Anxiety over the
safety of the steamer Zaolln, twelve
days overdue from Wyndham Bay tc
Juneau, has been relieved by the ar
rival of the vessel at Juneau. The
cause of the delay was the rough
BULLET WOUNDS TWO.
weather encountered. The Zaolln alsc
broke her propeller blada.
Ventura Boy Shoots His Sister and
Birmingham. Ala.—According to the
weather bureau, a snowfall here
amounted to eight Inches, the heaviest
of which there is an official record
Street car and railroad traffic Is de
Mothers and Daughters
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REXICON A baa Cured some of tbe
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OVARIAN and UTERINE Disorders
uady AgentB Wanted I Can
C o .
Little Hope for the Safety of the
Vancouver, B. C., Jan. 28.—The lit
tle steamer Seaolin, for the past few
years operated on the mal! route be
tween Juneau and Sumdum, is long
overdue and is believed to have been
lost with all on board. It is believed
that at least half a dozen passengers
were on board when she left Wind-
ham bay.. Her crew numbered six
men. Owing to the great violence of
the weather recently along the south
eastern Alaskan coast but .little hope
for her safety is entertained, She
was built in San Francisco In 1883
and was 51 feet In length and 13 feet
Neglected colds always
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They run into chronic
asthma, or consumption.
Don’t wait, but take
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just as soon as your cough
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Three «lie«: Me-. 56c . JI.
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then do ae he »ay»
If he tell» you not
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Leave It with him W <• arc willing
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Kidney trouble preys upon the mind, dis
courages and lessens ambition; beauty, vigor
and cheerfulness soon
disappear when the kid
neys are out of order
__ Kidney trouble has
become so prevalent
/V that it is not uncommon
/ for a child to be born
U afflicted with weak kid-
1 neys. If the child urin
ates too often, if the
urine scalds the flesh or if, when the child
reaches an age when it should be able to
control the passage, it is yet afflicted with
bed-wetting, depend upon it. the cause of
the difficulty is kidney trouble, and the first
step should be towards the treatment of
these important organs. This unpleasant
trouble is due to a diseased condition cf the
kidneys and bladder and not to a habit as
most people suppose.
Women as well as men are made mis
erable with kidney and bladder trouble,
and both need the same great remedy.
The mild and the immediate effect of
Swamp-Root is soon realized, it is sold
by druggists, in fifty-
cent and one dollar
sizes. You may have a
sample bottle by mail
free, also pamphlet tell Home of Swaoap^faxH.
ing all about it. including many of tbe
thousands of testimonial letters received
from sufferers cured. In writing Dr. Kilmer
8c Co.. Binghamton, N. Y., be sure and
r ention this paper.
Don’t make any mistake, but re
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Offioe to Red Men’« Bulldin«.
ROBT. G. SMITH.
ATTORNEY AND «XIUNSELOR Al LAW
Grant’* Paaa. Oregoa.
practices all tbe courts
building up »lairs
Office It Ban«
M. KEENE, D. D. S
JPERATIVE DENTISTRY A SPECIALTY
Ufficea ,n tbe Adkiua Deuel block
P. P. PRIM A SON,
kTTuRNEYS ANDOOUNSELORS AT LAW
•Will practice tn all courts of the Svau. Oi
lice in tbe Court House last door on tbe
right from entrance
ATTORN EY AT-LAW
Office over Halr-K.ddie Hardware Store
Do Tou Enjoy
What You E*t ?
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H. D. NORTON,
ilka If you taka KodoL By the use of this
remedy dlaordared digestion and diseased TTOR NEY ANDCOtNSILlR AT LAW
stomachs are so pompfotaly restored to
Grant'* Pas*, Oregon
health, and tho full perfermanoa of their
fuaotiooe naturally, that aaoh foods as would
tie one Into a doubfo-boT-toot are oaten
Office above S P. D. t L Co ’» -lore.
without oven a "rumbling’’ and with a poat-
ttwo pleasure and anjoymaM. Aad what la
msra—-these foods are aaffimilated and
tnutoformed Into the kind of nutriment that
is appropriated by the blood and fiastMa.
Kodol ia tho only digestant or oombinaOon
of ffigestaDta that wiu digest a<l classes of
food. In addition to this fact It or ntalna. tn
JAC R 9 ON VILLE
assimilative form, tbe greatest known tonic
and reconstructive properties.
Kodol cures Indigestion, dyspepsia and al
dlaordani trlslntf there! roni.
Silas <1. Day
Real Estate Agent
and II. S. 1 ommissioner
for Jackson County.
Kodol Digests What You Kat
Makes tbe Stomack Sweet.
Sena» «aly- R««ul»r Mw. • 1.00. boadtn« M tine
tbe trial Maa, whlck Mils for SO oaota
hewit MIO. DeWITT A OO-, OtHca«*, ML
i . jh
Abstract* made Lo Title* of
all Kind drawn up especially pertaininp io
the se«t lerrect of estates
Accounts Silicited, Prompt Remitianc t.
Ventura, Jan. 28.—Harry and Ruth
Brown, the two children of Captain
A. W. Brown, a prominent resident
and former county official of Ventura,
lie wounded at their home, as the re i
sult of the accidental discharge of a i Ì ■ X
revolver in the hands of the former. I
The two were wounded by the same
bullet, which, after piercing the boy’s
hand, was deflected and entered the
girls’ body just above the heart. The
latter wound, although not necessarily
fatal, Is very serious.
STEAMER PROBABLY LOST.
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T. J. ChamberEd. Vinci ica tor, Liber
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pleasure and unsolicited by you, I
1 bear testimony to the curative pow
er of B llard’s Horehound Syrtip. 1
have used it in my family and can
cheerfully affirm it is the most effec
tive and pleasant remedy for coughs
and colds 1 have ever used.” 25c, 50c
and 81.00. Dr. J. Hinkle, Central
“ I had a bad cough for six
weeks and could find no relief
until 1 tried Ayer’s Cherry Pecto
ral. Only one-fourth of the bottle
L. Hawn, Newington, Ont.
Women as Well as Men
Are Made Miserable by
New Yortt.—The Identity of tSto Am
erican woman killed In an automobile
accident near La Napoulse. France
has been learned. She was Mrs. J H
Rathbone, a wealthy widow of Balti
more, Md., and sister of the wife of
Prof. Otto G. Ramsey, Yale medical
Bchool. She was 40 years of age
WAS WELL PREPARED.
Mrs. Rathbone has been staying at
Cannes for three months, having been
London, Jan. 28.—"Suicide” was the
abroad since the death of her husband verdict passed by the coroner’s jury
a year ago.
In the closing chapter of the tragedy
of Whitaker Wright, His death was
San Francisco.—Afflicted with a mi
cidal mania, broken in health, breod caused by poisoning by cyanide of
ing over the loss oj >^her daughter and potassium. The jury found that he
financial reverses 1 Mrs. 8. A. Wes» ol was sane and that there was not the
313 Turk street ended her life, The slightest doubt that his death was due
woman was found lying in bad at 8:3« to most deliberate suicide. From the
a. m. by Harry Bowman, the landlord evidence at the inquest it was shown
that Wright had determined to take
The deadly fumes of monoxide were
flowing from an open jet. A short time his own life in the event of an adverse I
verdict, and that he went to court
ago her husband, J. W. West, dropped
with a cyanide tabloid in his posses I
dead on the street, and a few weeks
sion, while in his hip pocket was a
later the daughter, Grace Clara Per
new revolver, fully loaded, and even
kins West, ended her life In a local
cocked. After the sentence Wright
went to the lavatory while the tip
San Francisco.—The Rev. James staff in attendance on him remained
L. O’Neil, the distinguished Domini outside. There he swallowed the tab
can, is dead at St. Joseph's hospital In loid, returning to the consulting room,
this city after an illness lasting about washed down the poison with whiskey
two weeks. His death was due to a and water and died. One of the last
combination of causes, and it came at things Wright said was, "This is Brit
a time when those about him believed ish justice.”
he was recovering.
The Rpseburg Review says that
Robt. G. Smith, a promineot attor
ney cf Grants Pass was lately the
chief figure io an interesting case
tried in the U. S. land office at Rose
burg, before Register Bridges a id
Tbe caie c< n-
Rec« i ver B oth.
sists of a charge <»f utiprof. 8-i >nal
conduct against Attorney Smith
while r< presenting A. S. Ro-enbtum,
S. P. station agent at M< rliD. in th
la»,Ur’s application fora mining pat
ent a few months ago. This charge,
if sustained, will d sbar Mr. Smiti
from fu.’l her practice before the U. S
land office. Spdfically, it Is alleged
that he signed J T. Bridges’ name to
the no! ice of publication, making
known publicly the application for
the mining patent. Tne charge
against Mr. Smith was preferred by
Ulia . M Schlleiholtz, special agei t
of the lJ. S. land office, f irruerly locat
ed at Roreourg. His successor, Geo.
F Wilson, is representing the gov
ernment in this case. Mr. Smith is
represented by A. C. Hough,of Grants
inrstment secunties s ■ peel ally. JacS.on
bounty Scrip bought and sold.
have a complete set of maps of all surveyed
lands in this county, and receive Abstrazr.
monthly from Roseburc Land Office, the I.sr-d
Department ef the O. A C. R. R. and the State
Land Department st Salem of all new entries
made I am thus prepared to tr she out bon < -
stead papers and take pnofs thereon. Also 1
take Blings and proofs of timber lands, and
can save to part.es the etpeise cf s trip
to the Roseburg land office
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SWPromnt reply made to all letters, Ch» «•
aa In accordance wtth 'he times
Refers, by permission. Hon. H. K Bar.i n
judge of the 1st Judelal District, ard to sty
business house in Jacksonville.
SILAS J. DAY
GREATEST " STRENGTH
• Number of FtaeFarma sag ott . r
Desirable Property ta my hands far
SOUTH AND EAST
Southern Pacific Co
Trait s ¡eave Medford for Fo tlaid
and way autlona at 4:21 a Iu. bl ,t
5:52 p. m.
The shortest line be ween
Minneapolis, St. Paul and
the route of the famous
Lv Puni» h .: __
Ar A liland........
11:45 ! m
12:30 a nr
L‘» Äugele». .
Vr Fort Worth .
Ar City of Mex co.
Ar H >u>ton.
Ar New Orleans..
Ar Washington ..
Ar New York
2 00 pm
11:30 a nt |
12:10 pu» 1
On both trains. Chair car« Sacia-
merio to El Paso, and tourist ca’s
to Nev Orleans and Wasblugton.
Connecting at San Francisco wit *i
the several steamship lines for Hon -
lulu, Japan, China. Phillpph.es, Cei -
tra. and South America.
See agent at Medford station . r
W. E. COMAN, G F. A p. a .
“The Train for Comfort”
every night in the \ear.
Before starting on a trip- no matter
»■here—write for interesting intoimation
about oomfortable traveling.
H. L SISLER. Oen’l Agt.,
Third St., Portland, Oregon.
T. AA . IEASDALE, Gen'l 1‘uss . Agt.
St. Paul. MInn-
LABOR LEADER ROBBED.
San Jose, Jan. 28.—B. A. Bohlmann,
treasurer of the Federated Trades
Council of San Clara county, was held
up and robbed of <230 and a watch
In the southern part of this city and
was then shot, perhaps fatally. Bohl
mann was returning home from a
meeting of the Federated trades where
he had collected the money. No trace
of the footpads can be found by the
Medford Furniture Co.,
Butler, Funeral Di
rector. Day Phone
Main 353. N i g hl
Phone Main 251.