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ASHLAND WEEKLY TIDINGS
HIGHWAY WORK BE CAREFUL WHEN EXTERMINATING ; FORESTER QUITS lYS'lK LECTURER C0IV1ING TO LOCAL PART TIME
DQiiiTOiMfi! TRAINS APPROACH; HARMFUL ANIMALS TO ENTER BUSINESS CLUBS SHOW GAIN SPEAK ON ARMENIA SCHOOL ORGANIZED
COLD HILL, Jan. 27. Work on full Bpeed and still a quarter of a
the overhead crowing ut Tolo Is ad-1 milo away will cover the remaining
vuncing rapidly. The first timbers distance in 18 seconds; In half a mile
for tho treutliiiK were placed this! away, it will flash past In 36 sec
week, Betting. in readiness to pour in, onds.
teh concrete. ' 1 Those figures are offered by R. J.
i..,..nri ,,.,i i.,i,in ,,i' Clancy, safety specialist of the
Itock Point, under Parker & Ban-
field, is Hearing completion rapidly.! motorists the significance of attempt
The upper structure Is now tho prln-l"K to cross ruilroud tracks with a
clpal point of construction. A pon- train in sight.
toon la being constructed at the "Motorists should think in terms
mouth of Saldino creek with which of time us well us distance. It re
to remove the central truss. The: Quires a wait of only a fraction of
material in tills arch truss cost the1 a minutes to permit a train to pass,
contractors over $500 for the steel1 On the other hand, 18 seconds allows
materials alone and great care Is U- t" "'"' a margin to escape an ac
lng taken to preserve it for use else-i ciileiit if in shifting gears the engine
whore, thus it will bo floated down! at0!' or anything goes wrong,
the river mid landed without tearing! "Forty-six people were killed, 173
it to pieces us was necessary with the;
bulk of the forms used In casting the! ones were damaged or uestroyed at
bridge I grado crossings during the calender
Prom present Indications with the' Just closed. Of these, 73 stalled
rapid advance of the work thero is!"" the crossing and were struck by
no doubt but that the work will be; trains; 263 attempted to cross almost
completed on schedule time, In April, j Immediately in front of an approach
Local and Personal
MONDAY'S NEWS !
John Pohland of Reno, Nev., has
been spending the past lew days with!
bis mother, .Mrs. H. F. Pohland, ou :
the Boulevard. !
The National Guard company last
week shipped back its old 11117 En-;
fielil rifles with which It had been
equipped. In their place the com-
pany will receive model 1903 Spring- ,
fields, which are a much hotter rifle,
than those formerly used.
Mrs. P. II. Whit nev has taken a
house on Hush and High streets to
wnion she will move siioriiy.
Miss Gladys Werts, employed at '
Trefren's confectionery, spent Sat
urday in Hilts, Calif., visiting with
Word comes from Santa Clara,
Calif., of the death of Miss Ethel
Hiiln nf mipiiinmiin which occurred
yesterday. Mr. Hale, her father. U,ls mor,llnff from San Francisco
will he remembe-ed as janiior of!hcr8 he l.ul been .feuding wveral
the Methodist church here. Ethel , m "'""
was 18 years old and will be ij-mem-i
bered by many Ashland people. I Mrs. Locknar of Portland is In
Ashland calling on old-time friends
Mrs. F. M. Moxon is in Los An- this week. Mrs. Locknur was for
geles where she was called to' at- merlV Miss Martha Fordney, a well
tend the funeral of her father, Colo-:kuown resident of Ashland, who left
nel Thomas Fitch, formerly assist- here with her parents several years
ant quartermaster general of the'aso. This is her first visit back to
United States army. The lato Colo-.th BCenei of her early home and
nol Fitch was well known in repuh-' s1'8 fi"'19 nluny changes and improve
lican party circles and was identified meats in the city,
for a number of years with tne In-j
dianapolis Times-Star of which he Mr. and Mrs. Orville Click start
was tho owner and editor. Tho in- ed Monday morning for their home
torment will bo made in Clendalo, in Klamath county nfter a week's
Calif., today. i visit with the latter's parents, Mr.
j and Mrs. J. M. Beaver of this city.
Mrs. Carl Loveland of Seattle Is They expect to make the trip by au
to Ashland visiting with her mother tomobile.
and her many friends in this city.
Mr. and, Mrs. P. C. Garrett and
W. R. Clapp, formerly of CerberMr. and Mrs. Will M. Dodgo spent
an cmployo of the S. P., has been Sunday in Grants Pass,
transferred to Ashland and will!
move his family here In a short time.
Me has taken a house at 5C1 C
Mrs. M. R. Griffith, who has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. Boh Prossei-j
in Los Altos. Calif., has returned tj
her homo in Ashland.
Rev. Father Comity of the Catho-
lie church of this city made a liur-Ve
rled business trip to Oakland, Calif.,
Friday night, returning home yester
While enroute to Southern Cull-' occasion they expect every member
fornla last week with her husband,1 0 the church in Ashland and vlcin
Mrs. W. J. Moore, became quite 111, jty to be present at the morning ser
and is now in tho Clara Barton hosjvjC9i
pital of Los Angeles undergoing.
treatment. Mrs. Frank Guislnger arrived home
yesterday morning from a visit with
Rev. C. F. Koehler, pastor of the
local Presbyterian church, will start
today for Philadelphia, Pa., where
he will represent the Pacific North-
west at an important church confer-
ence In session there early in Feb-
ruary. Mr. Koehler is the only man
from the Northwest sent to this
meeting as a delogate and It is con-j
sldered a much deserved honor. He'
expects to be away from his pulpit
for possibly three weeks, during'
which time supplies will preach in1
F. L. Toole,' an employe of the
Southern Pacific company, has moved
his family to Ashland from Duns
C. D. Wineland Is reported quite
ill at his home on East Main street.
lle expects to go to the Southern!
Pacific hospital in San Francisco as
toon as he is able to make the jour-!
E. E. Phlpps has sold his 10-acrei
orchard tract on Chestnut stree to
A passenger train approaching at
Southern Pacific, to impress upon
People were injured und 152 uutomo-
ing train; isi, or more man ZD per
cent of the total, ran into trains in
stead of trains Into them; 9 skidded
into cars oi trains in attempting to
avoid collision after realizing the
danger; 31 ran Into and broke down
dossing gates lowered to protect
them from passing trains; 5 ran
down and injured flagmen in warn
ing position; 14 were due to miscel
Inexperience of drivers rather than
deliberate recklessness is the prin
cipal cause of such accidents in Clan-
IIiirry RelHl of Kossl11' 0ie - who wl"
,ake session Immediately. This
ls 0,16 of 11,8 best 8,1(1 niost "rollllc-
five orchards In the upper valley,
from which Mr. Philips took $2500
worth of fruit last year. The prop
erty also possesses a good seven-roomed-
house. Mr. lined will move
: his family to his new purchase next
fall. The sale was made through the
Mrs. Otto Klum left this morning
for her home in Klamath Falls after
visiting In this city for some time.
Chief W. II. Hatcher came back
1 R. A. Minkler, a salesman from a
Portland establishment, is visiting
j his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Mink-
' ler, of C street today.
Frank Swingle Is back from a
month's visit with his brother in San
j Diego, Calif. Mr. Swingle states that
! Northern California Is exceptionally
dry this winter, and that ranchers
talking of shipping out all cat-
tie. This is an unusual occurrence
in that section.
The Methodist church is planning
a "home day" next Sunday. At this
relatives in Sterling, Colo,
Rev. D. D. Edwards left Sunday
night for Portland where he will
attend a convention of the Nazarene
church which is in session In that(
city this week.
O. H. Davenhill and wife returned
home last evenlngon train No. 16 1
from their trip to various points Inj
. Louis Schwein was called to Chico
Saturday on account of the serious
illness of his mother. Later tidings
reached here that tho aged woman
died Sunday morning at 2:15. Pneu
monia was the cause of her demise.
Mr. Osborne, assistant state ver
erinarlan, is in Ashland making tu
berculin tests of milk cows. Better
have your cows tested while be is
Mrs. Tom Hill and daughters,
Madeline and Lois spent the week
end at their ranch near Talent.
ASHLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1920
Live stock and wool valued at $20,
000,000 are lost annuully through
the depredations of wild animals.
The value of farm produce and for
age destroyed each year by rodents
is approximately $300,000,000. It Is
estimated that the households of
' this country sustain nn annual loss
(from rats and mice of $200,000,000.
These figures sum up certain of
the larger losses due to destructive
wild llfo which the Biological Sur
vey of the United States Department
of Agriculture is engaged in reduc
ing as rupldly as possible.
A force of between 400 and 500
experienced hunter? was employed
by this bureau during the past year
to kill predatory unimals, many of
which were infected with rabbles;
this disease often Is spread from the
wild creatures to domestic animals
and frequently endangers humans,
In this work of extermination the
States and numerous privute organ-
izutlons have had an Important
The work of killing rodents prai
rie (logs, ground squirrels, jack rab
bits and cottontails, pocket gophers,
native mice, wood rats, cotton rats,
etc., Is also carried on with the co
operation of the States. During the
past fiscal year ground squirrels
were poisoned on more than 14,000,
000 acres. In one Idaho county
alone 40,000 rabbits were killed. In
the same period from 75 to 95 per
cent of the prairie dogs found on a
total of 2,200,000 acres were de
The Social Realm
Among the Ahland "people who.E. H. Bush, Mrs. S. B. McN'air, Mrs.
went down to Medford last night j w. II. McNair, Mrs. Bert Thomas,
to see Walker Whitesidy in "The Mas-
ter of Ballantrao" at the Page thea -
ter were Mr. and Mrs. F. E. French,!
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Greer, Mr. and (
Mrs. J. W. McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. H.
G. Enders, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. W. M.
Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Kinney
Mr. and Mrs. Walter MacAdams, Miss
Lydia McCall, Miss Helinan, Miss
Winifred Spencer, Elmer Morrison
and Dr. F. M. Moxon.
Entertained at Dinner
Miss Winifred Spencer enter
talned a number of friends and rela -
tives at dinner at her home last Sun -
day afternoon. A large company
were seated at the table at which
a five course dinner was served.
The members of the C. L. S. C. en
tertained Saturday evening at the
home of Mrs. Chas. Robertson, who.
is leaving Ashland this week to lo-
cite In California. Mrs. Robertson'
has been one of the ablest and most
dependable members of the club and
her loss will be felt keenly by all j
those who have known her. Thej
gathering Saturday evening was the
occasion for the members of the
club to express their appreciation of
her work with them, and their re
gret over her departure, together
with slncerest good wishes for her in
her new home.
The guests came costumed and the
variety of effects caused a gale of
merriment which lasted throughout
the evening, since the aspect of each
costume varied from every angle
from which It was viewed.
A delicious and unusual three
course supper was served during
which the health of the guest of
honor was drunk and each member
was presented with a photograph of
Mrs. Robertson's little daughter,
the club's mascot.
The table was beautifully decorat
ed with asparagus fern and a French
bouquet, which was presented to
Mrs. Robertson at tho dose of tho
The evening was a great success
despite the Bhadow which was cast
over all by the realization that this!
Here is a Wonderful
V"3 "dthi great interesting monthly at
aMaiaiaay a lUtlt mar than tht prist of (A
r tgazin aone
SUNSET tm et lw.ntr rn Send
few HH thercotMSdipofiMit
Hi Wart. Il U dbtiactlr a
ataeuMM far la bom-Ui whoU
family and1 il brings th t mt West
and the Pacific Slop to jour door.
HOSEBCRG, Jan. 27. After more
than 20 years of continuous service
in the forestry department, S. C. Bar
trum, supervisor of the I'mpqua na
tional forest, hag resigned to become
the Pacific representative for a life
Mr. Bartrum will give up his work
in the forestry department here as
soon as he cun arrange his affairs says, "and I think warrants the ex
and turn over the business to his, penditure of more federal funds in
successor. He entered the forest ser-! this state this year."
vice as a ranger In 1899 under thej Great improvement in the work of
jurisdiction of the interior depart- last over former years is noted by
meat. After serving as a forest ran- j the national leader. The number
ger for three years, Mr. Bartrum ws of completed reports for 1918 was
promoted to supervisor.
was the last frolic which Mrs. Rob
ertson was to share with them.
Those present were, Mesdames
Robertson, Silver, Schweln, Putnam,
Leslie, McKenbie, Miller,
Myer, Willlumson, Winter, Schuer
man, Icenhower, Hilliugs and Pat-
j terson. The evening's entertainment
was closed with the playing of
A most delightful party was giv
en at the residence of, J. J. Murphy
on the Boulevard Saturday evening
by Mrs. J. J. Murphy, Mrs. Curl Mur
phy and Mrs. Murray Murphy, In
honor of Mrs. Ray Murphy, a recent
bride. The event was in the form
of a kitchen shower, and the bride
received many beautiful as well as
useful gifts. A very pleasant even
ing was spent, during which Miss
Bay sang sevarul beautiful solos af
ter which delicious refreshments
were served. The invited guests
were: Mrs. Elmo Neil, Mrs. Carl
'j Harris, Mrs. Henry Enders, Mrs. O. A.
Paulserud, Mrs. Horace Mitchell, Mis.
S. S. Mitchell, Mrs. Oscar Lowe, Mrs.
j Mrs. J. E. Thornton,
1 Jenkins, Mrs. J. B,
Edith Chapman, Miss Mollie Songer,
Misses "Mitchell, Bay, Maiiney and
Cliaiiiiing WeiUIIni; Yesterday
Thc marriage of Miss Olive Sober
of Ashland and Roy McCallister of
Grants Pass was solemnized at the
home of the bride's mother, Mrs. H.
Sober, at 585 East Main street Sun-
fday, Rer. Green oiCralits Pass,' ft
mutual friend of the families, offici
.ating 0uly the immediate relatives
j vere ,,resent at the ceremony. The
Bouse decorations were a combination
' of EllKisn ivy ad pink 8n(j white
carnations, and the pink and white
color arrangement was carried out
In the refreshments. The bride wore
a gown of white crepe de chine. The
newly married couple left last night
for a honeymoon to be spent In the
north, after which the bride will re
turn and finish her school which
; she is teaching in the northern end
lot the county, whilo Mr. McCallister
will leave for Southern California
where he Is employed, and where
they expect to reside.
Olobi-.-itcil Hill Birthday
A charming birthday party was giv
en at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dob
bin Irwin of North Main street Sat
urday afternoon in honor of the
eighth birthday anniversary of their
little daughter, Marguerite. Tho
guest list was comprised of her young
school males and friends, und an en
joyable afternoon was spent with
games, after which delicious refresh
ments were served. Those present
at the party were Mabel Stennett,
Madge and Marie Mitchell, Wanda
Sen wein, Dorothy Niuinger, Mary and
Emily Elmore, Marjorle Crouch,
Frances O'Neil, Norma Brower, Au
drey Brown and Marjorie Ahlstrom.
A bunch of former Mlssoiirlans
und friends met ut the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Will Tinker on East Main
street Sunday for dinner. This oc
casion was In honor of Mr. and Mrs.
Hugh Tinker and daughter, Miss Ida.
Ashland Weekly Tidings
Regular Price. $2 the Year
The West' Great National
Regular Price - - - - $2 a Yr
Both for $3.00
ThU money-laving- price, it made by
pecial arrangement with SUNSET,
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE, Corvallls, Jan. 26. Oregon
will reap still larger benefits from its
girls' and boys' club work which net
ted a profit of $12,000 in 1919,
thinks George E. Ferrell, national
"Oregon stands in the front rank
of Btates in club work,'" Mr. Ferrell
but 8 per cent, while In 1919 it had
risen to 43 per cent.
Other advantages cited by Mr. Fer
rell are free demonstration work
.that educates not only girls and boys
but the general public to a better
way of doing many things such as
canning, baking and judging live-
stock. A great number of pure bred
cattle have been brought Into Ore-
gon by these demonstrations, which
were called especially successful.
Mr. Tinker is a brother of Will Tin
ker and they are enroute to Walla
Walla, their home, after spending
the winter in Southern California.
This was no exception to former like
occasions. It being a fact that no
body understands nor can truly sym
pathize with a Mlssourlun, like an
other Missourlan, this was certainly
an enjoyable affair. Those present
were. Mr. and Mrs. Alphon Whll
lock and son, Medford; Mr. and Mrs.
A. W. Gregory and children, Eagle
Point; Misses Jane Wilson, Mamie
Ham and son, Earl Washington; N.
H. Franklin and sons, Medford; Dr.
Buchanan and family, Mrs. Kate Ke3,mati
and Miss Alma Ross, all of Ashland.!
IfcMX'ption to Kiide
The operators of the local tele -
phone office tendered a reception to
Mrs. George, Mrs. Ray Murphy, one of their iium- ' . .... . ,,,,,,
... , . . I Mr. Floyd Helms, son of Al Helms.
Songer, Miss:ber who was recently married, last,.,. ... tnwl, i8 working on ,i,
I Thursday night at the home of Mrs.
! Harry Sackett. Only the present op-
erators and those who were Mrs.
. . . . .
muipnys lormer associates gainereu
at Mrs. Sackott's home where a
sumutuous feast was sin-end and a
,. ,iiih.fi iui D
spent, airs, .-viurpny was presented
with a coffee percolator for a wed-
ding gift by her former co-workerB.
Miss Sadie Nelson, who has been
emnloved at the Mt. Shasta Milling
,,... .... , ,.
keeper, left Friday morning for Ash
land, Ore., says the Montague Mes
senger, where she will bo married j
to Frank M. Busby, dispatcher at
the Southern Pacific depot In the
latter place. Mr. Busby acted as
agent in Montague during the ab
sence of the regular agent last sum
mer, und numbers his friends here
by the hundreds. Miss Nelson,
whose home is in Slsson, since being
among us, has, by her ever courteous
and charming ways won a place in
the hearts of Montague people, that
will never be forgotten. The future
home of this happy couple will prob
ably be In Ashland, where the best
of wishes are accorded them.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dodg( were
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. K.
Tomlinsoii yesterday afternoon. A
sumptuous turkey repast was served
ut 4 o'clock.
SALES .MADE THIS WKKK IIY
Residence on Iowa street, to F. J.
Spaiildlug, a new man who has
opened a woodyard on Fourth street.
Residence on B street sold to E. L.
Five-acre tract, known as Sinclair
place, just out ot town, sold to E. Al
Representatives ot the district for
est service are touring the national
forests throughout Oregon and Wash
ington, meeting with the supervisors
und rangers of the various districts
in a series of get-together meetings
for discussion of fire protection and
trails development for the coming
The party consists of M. L. Mer-i
.... a. ....
ritt, wuo is looKing auer me nu-
1,. w n nhn.0 tho
' ... -u ,t .
fire protection man; Thomas Talbot.
who is giving instruction in fire law-
enforcement work, und T. T. Man
ger, of the timber sales office.
Starting at Albany lust Thursday,
the forest representatives will in
clude Roseburg, Grunts Pass, Med
ford und Baker in their schedulu.
They are meeting with the rangers
in Eugene today. After they have,,.,. M, limi Mrs. Marion TryerJ
covered the coast forests in Oregon
the representatives will extend their
trip up through the Washington for
ests. VlirillA fVn. of . IoImI
of $12 678 247. with an average re-1
mm nf lis? ner acre are shown in !
turn of l7 per acre, are snown in
1919 report of reclamation service
on Sunnyside Irrigation project.
PORT ANGELES Marine railway
and boat building plant may be
A cainuuigu for Armenian reliel
ls being planned to take place some! thorized the establishment of this
time next month. Ashland's quota : '"nffi .8c"o1 ,' Smith-
, . ,,. , Hughes federal vocational educntion
for this drive will be $1.00, and bm Tho classes will meet at the
E. V. Carter has been appointed chair I Senior High School building on Mon-
man of the committee which1 "ay and Friday afternoons of each
will raise the amount In this city.! ' to o'clock. Mr.
. , .. ,,, , . , i Newton Van Dalsen, vocational di-
A preliminary meeting will be held . reot()r ror the 8t.,te of 0rP0Ili spellt
In the Presbyterian church next Sun-1 Monday of this week with Supt. Bris
duy evening at which Mrs. O. F. Lam-1 ce adjusting the local plans to
son of Seattle will be present and, l"oet ,ll;e ''l'ire,ets of the State
, . , , , , j Board for vocational training,
speak to the people of Ashland about ,t Wlls ngr,,ed that Monday of each
the needs of Aremnla. She Is a grad- week will he devoted strictly to voca
uate of several universities, a prac- tional training and related subjects,
ticing physician and author of note. I1'1!8 for the ,Rir'9 11 wi be h,",se
, , ! hold arts and sciences. On Knhv
During the Portland campaign last ot eacn week tue tim0 wi be K,ven
year she was one of the chief speak-! to English, business practice, citi-
ei-8, and will present the matter in
an Intelligent and practical light.
Mr. Frank Rose and Mr. William
Stump were both Medford business
Mrs. John Hudgeon and Mrs. Earl
Scott were both Ashland visitors
Mrs. Ilia Oat man was visiting In
Mrs. Orval Donney was nn Ashland
Mr. Charles Chapman has bought
an 'interest in the local blacksmith
shop where ho has been employed
the last four months.
Mr. Pace was In Ashland Monday
Mrs. Earl Wlthrow was a Medford
Mr. Parks, who recently purchased
Carl Mellins' ranch, is the owner of
a fine sorrel team he bought from
an Eagle Point man.
Mrs. Otto Rorckey of Ashland was
in Talent Saturday visiting at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L'lia
Little Dorothy Kerby. daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. George Kerby, is con
filled to her home with scarlet fever.
Mrs J(), 'ance, w,0 moved from
1 here to Nevada last summer. Is here
visiting her daughter, Mrs. George
ditch and boarding at the Bell house
Mrs. Mulligan, wife of the depot
BK lu;, "" 1"""u" '"
1 gon City.
Mr, Mrs, Tom Hrittw.ii r
Ferns valley were visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Lacey Sunday
.1 Mrs. Fred Spencer was in Medford
. i Monday afternoon to he with her
wfo al tll0 sacred Heart bos
Mrs. William Crosby and 1 it t It
daughter Gladys were viiiting ir.
A !n,lfnr,l Tnpe.l.'.v
M. (ii w, A,,l. 0,. comity school
i superintendent, was visiting in Tal-
'ent one day last week at the home
)of Prof, Roberts. Mrs. Roberts is
a sister of Mrs. Ager.
Miss Edith Hazeu was visiting in
Ashland Thursday afternoon.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Chase Gardner and
Mrs. Pennlen motored to Medford
Mrs. Eva Roberts, who died in
Medford Friday, was n niece of Mrs.
Shideler at this place and a cousin
of Mrs. Ora Stump. Mr. and Mrs.
Stump attended the funeral In Med
ford Sunday. Mrs. Roberts was a
daughter of tho lato Merrit Bellinger
Quite a number of people from
here are attending the revival meet
ings at the Dunkard church In Ash
land this week.
The girls' basketball team did not
play Ashland Friday night ns was
announced last week on account of
some of the girls being tinublo to
play. They will go over and play
Applegate next Friday night.
Miss Emma Lacey was visiting rel
atives over in Ferns valley Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Pace are moving Into
their house on Gibson avenue, which
was recently vacated by Mr. Ralph
Mr. Earl Scott had for his guest
laat week his brother. Mr. W. W.
Scott of Long Beach, Calif.
Mrs. J. S. Crawford Is ou the sick
list this week. It Is believed lo be
Mr. Andrew Biiner, who has been
quite sick, is slowly improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Han Mason wero
visiting roalllves In Ashland Sunday.
Mr. Jonas Spltzer was a Me.llorcl
Mrs. H. G. Enders, Sr.. was a vis
itor In Talent Tuesday morning from
A ni.i-iv of voumr neonle went to
Gold Hill Sunday night to church.
The party consisted of the Misses;
Ruth and Ethel Murkier, Ruth Mor
ris. Ralph Bowman and Lloyd Lacey.
A farewell party will be given Mrs.
Wllborn nnd Mrs. John Benson at
the home of Mrs. W. lleeson Thurs
Mrs. Ed Hughes was visiting In
Those who wish to subscribe for
the Ashland Tidings please see Airs
w'ithniw at the confectionery store.
mi... r . f...d nnm.tll O
mr. i ' "'"V" 7 1
noHit on with tho Talent Oi chard
company and has moved bis family
J. ' ' .. 0Vined hy KUlm.
mr. unanes i.y. ,
employed at ween, nun., uri,i,
airent since his discharge from ser-1
vice, was visiting his parents Sun-
day. Me has been transferred lo
the station at Albany. Ore.
Mrs Fanny Scheryer and nerj
daughter. Mrs. llattie Malstroni of
TnnmiiL WhIl. were visiting rein-.
1Ur"t ,,,nc, has sold one of !
his big nice teams to Mr. Johe. j Cremcr. Charles Fellner, J. E. Hen
Mr. George Rowley has been quite dricks, J. J. McCandlisa, M. Purcell,
sick the last week with lagrlppe. but Lem, Glover K M. Vaughn, F. M.
Is much bettor now. lie is the son!
li -.,.1,1.... r t r ti ,ti,i.. n n mAr-
... ,i fhrl... Chnn.nan.
Miss Bernlce Fluley. who Is an em-:
P'Ve at the Lithla bakery In Ash-
. . .. t
week or so in Talent. She has been
unable to work on account of a sore;
foot. She was visiting In Ashland ,
Mrs. Zlders, who is here from Har
(Continued on Page Four)
The board of education has mi
i zenship, hygiene, safety and physical
training, i lie r rlday session will be
In charge of Mr. B. C. Forsythe,
principal of the Senior High School
and the Monday's work will be cared
for by Mr. Forsythe and Miss Neal.
This school is' organized for all
people who car to come, but must
be attended by all persons living in
I school district 5 who are between the
ages of 16 and IS and who have not
finished the subjects of the eighth
grade, or who are not In full time
school. The law applying is as fol
lows: "Every parent, guardian, or
other person in the state of Oregon,
having control ot any child or chil
dren between the ages of 16 and IS
years, who have not already acquired
the ordinary branches of learning
taught In the first eight grades ot
the public schools, shall he required
to send such child or children to a.
part time school or class whenever
there shall have been such part time
school or class e tablislicd in the
district where the child or children
reside or may be employed."
The penalty for violation of this
act to any person parent, guardian,
or othed person is a fine of not less
than $5 nor more than $23, or impris
onment or both, and for an employer
to refuse to permit such a child to
attend the part time school, the fine
is not less than $10 nor more than
$25 for each offense. The Indus
trial Welfare Commission of Oregon
adopted the following resolution:
"No children under 16 years of age
shall be given a permit for employ
ment unless they have already ac
quired the ordinary branches of
learning taught in the first eight
years of the public schools."
Accordingly, all children younger
than 16 and who have- not finished
the eighth grade must he in full
time school; and, all persons in
school district 5 between tho ages of
16 and IS. who have not graduated
from the eighth grade, must attend
this part time school for the remain
der of the year February 2, 1N2,
to May 21, 10:20, both Monday and
Friday afternoons, a total of five
hours per week. In addition to thH
newspaper article, a circular letter
will he smt to all persons known
to como within tho provisions of this
Chief of Police Hatcher is the tru
ant officer or school district 5, and
will help the Btate authorities 111
carrying out the provisions or the
G. A. BRISCOE,
Superintendent of Schools.
Celehintioll ill Palish House
Last night a birthday party had
been planned to honor .Miss Harriet
Ruger, who celebrated her anniver
sary yesterday, and the Trinity par
ish house was tho scene of much gai
ety among tho young people of Ash
land. While this event had been ar
ranged among the young people, sev
eral of the car men learned that yes
terday was also tho wedding anniver
sary of Miss Roger's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Ruger, and what was the
great surprise of tho latter to be
greeted by a largo company 01 mr.
Ruger's associates and their wives
at the parish house, where a gala
event took place, the like ot which
the building has seldom seen. A
feast was spread of all tho good
things imaginable at which the largo
company sat down. This was fol
lowed by dancing, singing und In
strumental music which was partici
pated in by all, so that there was
no lino of demarcation among the
young people who celebrated tho
birthday anniversary of tho daugh
ter, and the rest of the young people
who celebrated the marriage anni
versary of the parents.
Saturday, Ashland was given over
(, ti10 Elks, when at their regular
meeting in the evening they Initiated
.16 new members into the order.
These were practically all from
Weed, Calif., and a special truln ar
rived here in the afternoon, bring
ing In those who were taken Into
the fold, together with a good sprink
ling of friends who came with them
to see that they were properly in-
,cted into Ashland Lodge,
visitors wero met at the train by
Ashland lodge and an elaborate
street parade was featured, headed
by the lodge goat and fife and drum
Following are the new members
,.ctl,ived into the order:
, p t p d Su Mur,
Northern, John J. Burke, T. R. Wils,
p. L. Call. Henry E. Fries. W. A.
c....,,,,, ,.,, w.ri.mr. M. n. Silver-
nu"""' '"". " -"'"
enger. Guy Ford, L. D. Taylor. G. S.
Beck. Wiley Moore.. H. D. Barbour,
Anderson. J. S.
' ... ,
Teter, Irwin R. White, Bruce Clark,
John J. Bolund, all of Weed, Alfred
Buck, ot Ashland and Arthur Jones