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tTcdnMwIny, January 2fl, 1020'
AS1ILASD WL'EKLt 1151X09
LOCAL AND PERSONAL J
BATIKDAY'S NEWS .
Mr. und Mrs. 0. S. Butler, who are
In Sim Francisco spending never.il
months thin winter, represented
Southern Oregon at the banquet mid
conference of the national republi
can committee which took place in
that city this week.
Councilman F. J. Shitin had his
knee badly bruised yesterday after
noon when a pilo of hoards fell
against It In the Carson-Fowler
Mrs. S. C. Hunter left yoBterday
for Grants Pass to spend a few days
with her huuhnnd who la stationed
In the Western Union telegraph of
Among the recent property change!
reported In Ashland Is the Elluson
ranch near the railroad, which It i
rumored, will be acquired by W. E.
Moor, one of the city letter carriers.
Mrs. Furquahar has returned to
her home In Portland after an en
joyable visit with Mr. and Mrs. Uudd
of this city. Mrs. Farquhar former
, Ira Hansen, who had been living
on the ranch of Mrs. Emma Wing,
south of Ashland, died last nlht
at a local hospital. He had been ta
ken there suffering with blood poi
soning which necessitated the re
moval of a limb. The shock was
too great and he succumbed last
night. Tho body will be taken to
Klamath Falls for burial. Mr. Han
sen Is survived by his wife.
lumber yards, squeezing It against jy )ive(, ju Ashland where her hus
nnother pile. It was feared at first j ,jam s(.rve(, p.lstor of tho Congre
that tho knoo was fractured, but a I Kational church several years ugo.
medical aid assured Mr.
no bones were broken.
Leo Patterson of Portland, who
lias been connected with 11m Oskar
Huber construction work on the Pa
cific highway, came back this week
after a two months' vacation and will
bo engaged in the work going on now
In tun valley.
The midwinter examinations at
the end of the first semester of school
J nro being taken In all the schools
this week, Monday, January 2C, the
! second semester will commence.
During the patriotic ceremonies in
tho Washington school at Medford
yesterday the singing of tue Stur
Mrs. D. Perozzi had as her guest j Singled Banner and America in
Lee Davenport of 6' MrH-
over night Mrs,
Portland, who was on her way home
from San Francisco where she had
represented the stalo at the republi
can national conference held the fore
part of the week in that city. Mrs.
Davenport is chairman of the repub
lican slate advlstory board, of which 'read advertisements remarked Mr.
Mrs. Porozzl Is also a member. The1 "111. proprietor of the Plaza Meat
H. Harnhlll of this
city who Is teaching this year In
that school. The singing was ac
companied by the eighth grade or
chestra of the school.
"You can't tell me people- don't
visitor left today for Medford. Rose
bug and Eugene where she will sto
and feel the political pulse for the
Market the other day. "My boy ad
veith.ed his bicycle for sale in the
Duily Tidings one evening recently
ami the very next (lay a man came
to the house and bought It. He saw
Ralph French, who has been assn- j '-' ad in the paper and it was Just
elated wtih his father, F. E. French 'hat he had been looking for."
In tho Ashland Laundry Vhmp.iny, !
will leave tomorrow with his wife for j The Overland-Marcy company un
Portland where they will live. Mr.J'('"led yesterday two touring, one
French's place ub driver of tho la'un-: B,,,li'n "nd a roadster of the new
d-y wagon will he taken by James1 three point cantilever spring type.
Slorah of Medford. j
i Miss Mabel Smith arrived last
Rev. P. K. Hammond, rector of levelling from Corvallis to visit with
Trinity Episcopal church of this city,; her sister, Hazel. Miss Smith is on
leaves today for Portland, where he her way to Salt Lake City, Utah,
will attend a convention of his1
church In session there. Mr. Ilani-j Tho dog poisoner l-.ns been busy
mond wi.. preach In St. Marks church recently. Among the latest house
Ill that riiy tomorrow. ; hold pets to succumb to poison is the
! fine Airdxle dog owned by Miss Eliz-
Dr. S, A. Danford if back from aaboth Palmer and Miss Grace Cham
throe weeks' revival meeting held injberlain. A number of other dogs
Klamath Falls. Ho reports there1 anil cats are reported to have died
meetings as hl;:hly sueossful, with recently from the result of poison,
upwards of Iflao conversions. I
j The teamwork of Mr. and Mrs. Ed-
Tho seven and one-half acres of gar at the Presbyterian church Ib up
land above the Boulevard belonging parent in the continued interest man
to F. P. Schneider of Taeoma, for- 'Hosted by those in attendance. Mrs.
merly of Ashland, was acquired this i Edgar's gospel solos not only please
week by Dwitlit Hoys. The traiis-but inspire as Mr. Edgar's sermons
action was made by tho Heaver ; instruct and edify. Only two more
Really company. j nights remain and the meetings close.
i He sure to hear this Oospel team
A. C. Godfrey of Los Angeles, who while the opportunity is yours,
lived in Ashland some twenty years1 .
ago, stopped over Wednesday to vis-1 Uw. jr. o. Eastman and children
It with the Homes family south or left this morning for. their new
Ashland, and Incidentally to note the home in Modesto, Calif., where they
growth and prosperity of the town will Join Mr. Eastman who preceded
of his earlier years. Mr. Godfrey Is them there a couple of weeks ago.
returning to Los Angeles after a visit .
with his sisters, Mrs. F, M. Carter
and Mrs. Percy Morse of Eugene.
The Godfreys and tho Homes are
from tho same place in lllinuis.
Per. W. N. and Dr. Keeney Ferris
leave today for Portland where the
former has accepted a call to the
Hot li.ni' Baptist church. . With the
'going of Mr. Ferris the local Baptist
Twenty-four ears of sheep wore un- church will bo vacant.
loaded in the local slock yards last
night and were fed by the Ashland
I. II. .Martin of Otumwa, la., ar
rived in Ashland this morning and
" ! will visit for a few weeks at the
W. J. liarnam oi lianas, one . f ,lg Co
(he brothers who havo purchased
the timber tract on the Siskiyou with
a view to developing it, has come to
Mrs. Holloa Homier of Chicago,
111., arrived today to visiter daugh
ter, Mrs. Marie Edwards, at Phoenix.
Earl Drown of Helleviow, who has
been quile ill with mumps and grip,
Is very much Improved.
Mr' and Mrs. George L. Carey leave
today for S.ilem to visit with a son
for a time.
The death of H. H. Willitts, a for
mer well known resident of Ashland,
occurred recently in Portland when!
the deceased had been living for
some time. Mr. Willitts will be re
membered by tho old-timers of the
Tom Roberts, the regular night
patrolman, is serving in the place of
Chief Hatcher during the la tier's
absence. Mr. Roberts' night dutiep
are being looked after by Webster
Guy Presentt, who bus been an in
mate of a local hospital suffering
witli an attack of appendicitis, has
returned to his home.
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Cochran of-!
Snohomish, Wash., and Mr .and Mrs.
C. L. Hobart of Grants Pass, are be
ing entertained at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. T. H. Simpson on North
Chas. Delsman, who has been em
ployed near Pnillnn.-I ainpn rofiiav.
city when he lived here many years, ng , dIscharBe from , army ,agt
ago, and was known by all as Rush j 9prinK )s home n(J w1 fn
WiHills. ' Ashland for the present,
Miss Louise Gillette, who has been;
A Sunday School Institute started
liAnHoDin.i- in tin rl iv Pintk stm'P
of J. II. McGee for the past year, hasj tod"f m,tl,e Clu,rc" of the Bret"rP"
resigned her position and leaves! on Mf'" senile and Iawo street,
there today. In about a week Miss i "n(I cn""ue '" doln
Sunday. Ktereoplicon lectures will
be features of the institute.
D. W. Pete, a prominent hardware
dealer of Stuart, Iawo, who is tour-
Miff flip PVifit rniitilmt n.ltU 1.1- J.. ..-U
have the new tiled entrance to their . ' " uhukh-
"e'e in Asnianii miring me
Gillette expects to go to San Fran
cisco to cater a business college.
On account of the freezing weather
the Elks lodge has been unable to
club rooms completed. They had
1..-.,l in It fioiul.n linl.tw II, a
big event to be staged thero today.;":13 ,WC,re s0 f"" tl,e V ar-
,. .in i., t i, ,.,. u-iii, n,i rive1 he,e ,llat they were unable
covering of, boards and sawdust
which hides the urti.stic work below.
; week. Mr Tele stated that the ho-
to get rooms.
A band of gipsies struck the city
Mrs. Updegraff, It is stated, has
sold her residence property to C. F.
ulinrltv before noon lodav. on their! Wer,z' a newcomer from Jiozenian,
way to the rcso.U ot the south. The! M,mt" wno wi!' niake Ashland his
present day gypsy travels In state in1 ulure nom'
automobiles, spending the winters in
the mild climate of Southern Cali
fornia, and the summers in the de
lichtful points In the north. A
Horticultural Inspector A. C. Al
len, with Inspectors Oatman and
Pankey are going over the orchards
bunch of brightly clad Romany lasses of lM vicinity. Wherever diseased
accompanied this" hand and called at ! trees are found they will be cut out.
the various stores and business Citizens are asked to co-operate
places in an effort to extract coin wi,n the Inspectors in cleaning up
from the proprietors in exchange for the orchards of this district. The In
getting their fortunes told. j spectorg will be here several days.
Mrs. A. M. Broughton has Just ar
rived, from Weed where she hud been
doing special nursing for somo time
In the Weed hospital. She was ac
companied home by Miss Durran of
Medford, who had also been at Weed,
and will be Mrg. Brougbton's guest
for a few days.
Mrs. Cliff Jenkins went to Crants
Pubs this week to visit for several
days with relatives there.
Mr. and Mrs. II. H. Gillette came
home last evening on train No. Gl
aftor making an extended visit with
relatives and friends In San Fran
cisco. Stuart Saunders, Ceorge W. Dunn
and W. H. McNalr left last night for
Portland to attend the Slnino con
vention held. In that city this week.
Examinations for the first semes
ter of the city BChools were complet
ed Thursday. This morning thero
was no school, the teachers taking
this time to look over the examina
tion papers. This afternoon tho stu
dents gathered at the schools to re
ceive their reports and get their as-,
signments. Tho schedule for the
next semester was also gone over at
Roy Kerr of New Castle, Pa., blew
in Wednesday morning on his uncle,
Joe Kerr, 1319 Princess street.
Robert Muller, the former owner
of the Fourth 'street bakery, has
moved with his family to Medford
when he will make his home for a
Saturday will be the last of the
series of classes on home nursing
which Mrs. Florence Lee, .the county
nurse, has been holding in Ashland.
The class is requested to meet at
the usual hour in the library Satur
day afternoon for the lesson.
Merrill Robison Is driving around
In a new Hudson speedster which he
has recently acquired.
A number of changes are being ef
fected in the "Sander addition ' of
Ashland. J. H. Sander, who has been
conducting a truck garden so success
fully on lower Oak street, will turn
this bulsiness over to Charles Dels
man, who recently returned from
Portland. Mr. Sander will then de
vote his time exclusively to his dairy
which had formerly been leased to
N. Ritzinger. The latter will move to
a location on Mountain avenue, while
the house he occupied nt the dairy
will be the home of Mr. Sander, and
the latter's house will bo occupied by
Rcr. John W. Hoyt has gone to
Albany on a business trip. It is his
intention to remain there until after
the installation of Rev. A. M. Wil
liams as new president of Albany
college, which occurra January 27.
Miss Hattie Hodges is back from
Gold Hill where she had been spend
ing a week or so on a visit with relatives.
Gerald II. Wenner, former employe
of the First National Hank, was
Thursday elected as assistant cash
ier of this Institution, and assumed
his new position today. Mr. Wenner
left his position here nt the call of
his country and served in the war,
where he attained the rank of ser
geant major. On receiving his dis
charge he has spent some time In
the forestry service, and recently has
been with the California-Oregon
Power company In Medford. Mr.
Wenner is one of the promising young
men of the city, and will be a valua
ble acquisition to the First National.
Orders for the vacuting of the res
idence of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Finley
who have boon living in Long Beach
and Pasadena, Calif., for the past
two and a half years, Indicates that
these citizens expect to return to this
city within a couplo of months.
Carl Taylor of Eugene, traveling
freight and passenger agent of the
Southern Pacific railroad lines north
of Ashland, was a business caller in
Charles V. Howell -of Richland is
a visitor In Ashland this week. Mr.
Howell was a resident of this city
when a boy, but left ut an early age
for the north where he had lived ever
since. This Is his first visit here for
3G years, nnd it is needless to say
he finds many changes havo taken
place during that time.
General Tershhig and his staff did
not pass through Aahla.id until last
night, on train No. 15, vhile on their
way south from Portl.ind. As the
train reaches Ashland at 12:15 a. m.,
the general did not leceive any of
his Ashland admirers, us was hoped
would bo tho case when he reached
According to reports from the
Sams valley (list rfct ah oil derrick is
in the course of construction on
the holdings of the Vulcan Oil and
Gas company In that section. A. H.
Gunnell and F. F. Childers, it is stat
ed, made a geological survey of that
section, with the result of the Vul
can Oil & Gas compnny being so fa
vorably Impressed that work was
started on a derrick preparatory to
drilling for oil as soon as the derrick
where road construction is being
made. They also made a few de
tours to avoid snow drifts.
Eugene Hogue, a former resident;
of Oakland who has been confined in
a government hospital for some time,
has been discharged from the navy
and is now living in San Francisco.
His mother has gone to keop house
W. C. Wlnne Is back from Port
land where he bad gone with his
wife who recently underwent an op
eration in a hospltul there. He states
that Mrs. Winnie is getting along
W. H. McNalr will leave for Tort-1
land tomorrow evening to attend the
meeting of the Shriners there this
T. II. Simpson nnd E. V. Carter
were business visitors to Medford
Chief of Police W. H. Hatcher was
called to San Francisco yesterday to
appear as a witness for a case in
Mr. and Mrs. Chester A. Diamond
editor of tho Churchill County Eagle,
ot Fallen, New, are in the city visit- J
Ing Mrs. P. C. Allen, sister of Airs.
Diamond. Mrs,. Diamond was former
ly an Ashland girl, being the daugh
ter ot Mr. and Mrs. Judson C. Allen,
former Ashland residents. 1 1
If Amorican beekeepers are able
to meet increasing demand, the en
larged American consumption of
honey will continue, says the annual
report of the chief of the Bureau
of Entomology, L'nited States De
partment of Agriculture. During the
war our exports of honey to the al
lied countries Increased at least ten
times, and the domestic uso also
went much higher. The increased
export demand has continued since
the end of hostilities, and the bu
reau sees reason to expect that this"
market will continue to be an Im
portant factor In American beekeep
Local sales of honey near the
points of production have increased
more rapidly than sales in the lar
ger markets, but this can readily be
remedied, according to the report,
by the further development of the
business of bottling honey.
1 7 I "J1TYI.U .5II.JI..S OlVrtOAUiy j j II I
The street committee of the city
council request tho co-operation of
the citizens to be careful about scat
tering broken glass cn the streets.
Several automobile tires have been
badly cut recently by broken glass,
some of which was caused by insula
tors being broken when tho electric
wires and poles were taken down,
while others are the result of broken
bottles and other glass that was care
lessly scattered on the street. The
committee state that nil broken glass
should be swept up and carried off
at once, so that car tires will not be
H. G. Enders, Jr., has purchased
a fine new Nash automobile.
Choose Your Fall Boots Now
E. C. Watson, an alleged repre
sentative of a business firm in the
east, visited the Hotel' Austin one
day this week. While here he had
a check for $110 cashed by Landlord
D. R. Conner. Yesterday Mr. Conner
received word from the Traveller's
hotel In Sacramento rtating that the
same man had worked his little bad
check game on them for a good sized
amount, while this morning a tele
phone message from Medford stated
that a hotel there was also a loser,
and had received a telegram from
this eastern company claiming that
the checks the said E. C. Watson
was passing were forged. It has been
learned that he had systematically
worked all the hotels between Port
land and here for like amounts. Of
ficers In California are on the look
out for the man.
Council at Its meeting lust evening
passed an ordinance providing- for
the city officers and appointees, and
prescribing their respective duties.
This ordinance was formerly connect
ed with that ot fixing the salaries ot
the officials for each year, but tr
division was made in the ordinances
so that former business is settled per
manently. The salaries of the officials werei
fixed at this meeting. Some of these'
were given a slight Increase, while
others remain as formerly. The year
ly salaries of the city officials will
City attorney, J.10; city Judge, $20;
city engineer, $75; city electrician,
$150; chief of the fire department,
$110; streot commissioner, $100;
chief of police, $125; patrolman,
$110; water superintendent, $150;
assistant superintendent, $125; as
sistant recorder, $!)0; assistant fire-
men, $105 each; caretaker ot the
dump ground, $5; city treasurer, $5;
city recorder, $125.
The appearance of the streets is
being much improved by the removal
of the old poles belonging to the California-Oregon
Power company. A
short time ago the five-year contract
which the city had with this company
expired. The company then cancelled
their franchise and sold what ma
terial the city needed. The poles are
now being taken down and hauled to
LiERE is sliown an
' especially atlrao
tive new number
that already has at
tracted much attention
and many sabs.
As bIiowii, nine ii:-
r IIIU8 III HflUNL HUlll
heel seat, a new lace
pattern with lout; slen-
ani der vamp and leather
H . Louis heel.
Tt. hiia every touch
afO of smartness.
In Filbert Brown
and Grey kid.
Misses Mary Moore
Wood, two high school girls, rode
horseback to Climax yesterday. They
found the roads In very bad condi
tion and for the last eight miles the
young ladies came over an unknown
road after dark. For a time they
feared they would not reach home,
and would have to remain out over
night, but they valiantly stuck to
their guns, and had the great satis
faction of reaching Ashland at a
Clark Bush, for many years assist
ant cashier of the First National
Bank, leaves tonight at midnight for
Long Beach where he has accepted a
position in the City National Bank
of that city. Mr. Bush has been
prominent in business and social cir
cles in Ashland and his removal is
deeply regretted by his many friends.
Mrs. Bush will remain for a month
or so In Ashland heforegoiiig to her
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mombert of Mill
Citv. who have been visiting Mr. and
Mrs. R. C. Goodman, le'ft Monday fori
Los Angeles nnd southern points as
far south as San Diego.
William Cook of Salem, who had
came to Ashland some time ago
and then went to California and
New Mexico, is back again.
While In the latter state he con
tracted asthma so badly that he Im
mediately laid tracks for Ashland,
as the only place in which he can
get relief. Ho arrived hero this
O. F. Carson, who recently sold
his home on Palm avenue, has, ac
cording to reports, secured a desir
able residence elsewhere in the city.
By many duties Incident to mov
ing, professional and otherwise, Rev.
and Dr. Ferris were unable to get
away on the evening train of yester
day as they bad anticipated.. They
go this evening.
John Kirkpatrlck of San Francisco,
while on a business trip to Portland
stopped off,over Sunday to visit with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Kirk
patrick, nnd sister, Mrs. O. H. Barn
bill. He resumed his trip Monday
According to the schedule issued
General John J. Persliing will pass(
and VioleH through Ashland tonight or rather to-t
morrow morning, as the train is due
here shortly after midnight. In that j
case those who are desirous of seeing
the famous war general may stay upj
and go down to the station to see his.
train pass through. Whether the ,
general will remain up to see Ash--land
is another question. Ashland
Post of the American Legion tried;
to secure General Pershing to speak
here for a short time during his'
passing through the city, hut his Um-j
erary from tho north to the south
could not be so arranged that he
could go through Ashland during the
Mr. nnd Mrs. William Parnacott,
nf Thrno Fnrlta Mnnt . nnrt .T fl !
Murphy and family of Alger, Mont.,
were Ashland visitors today. They
are acquaintances of II. O. Frohbach,
of Three Forks, and former secre
tary of the Commercial Club of Ash
land. By Mr. Frobach's Instigation
they stopped over to pay this city
Can Be Secured by Mail for
One Full Year for
During Bargain Period
Jan. 10 to Feb. 10, Inclusive
0 To New or Present Subscribers
Who Send Us Their $5.50 Now.
Mr. and Mrs. Orville Glick of Ma
lin, Klamath county, are here visit
ing the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. M. Beaver. They made the trip
over from Klamath county In their
car by taking the route through Ager,
Calif. The roads are In fairly good
condition that way, theyxtate, wltfit
the exception of some rough places i
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