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ASHLAND WEEKLY- TIDINGS
A8HLAND, OREGON,-WEDNESDAY-, APRIL 20, 1921
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Oregon Poet to Be
In Ashland May 9
Edwin Markham, one o( the fore
most of leading English poets, re
turning to his home state, Oregon,
for a visit from May 7 to 17 will stop
at Ashland May 9 under. the auspices
o the Southern Oregon Chautauqua
Association. John H. Fuller, pres
ident of the association stated yes
terday that no definite plans had been
made for the day's program during
' the poet's visit to this city.
Edwin Markbam Is now completing
a tour of the Pacific coast cities. In
'California from Los Angeles to San
Francisco the poet was much feted.
Wherever he gave readings th
crowds In attendance- were very
large. His poem "The Man With the
Hoe"- has perhaps given him more
fame than any of his other worki.
ham's poems are the highest expres
sion of the genius of America and of
the genius of humanity." John Gals
worthy, the English writer, says:
"Edwin Markbnm Is a poet with a
world vision one who can live with
beauty, grieve with sorrow, and blow
the bugle-calls of truth." Ruben
Darlo, South America's greatest poet
says: "Edwin Markham Is botlf Itti)ll5
and lion humble yet tempestuous."
Ex-Vice President Marshall said:'
"We who are standing here will pass
Into oblivion . . , but the name
of Edwin Markham will echo down
the centuries." John Burns of the
British cabinet regarded Eilwln
Markham'. "Lincoln," as "the great-
' TWO Bl'8Y SESSIONS
IX LOCAL CHVRCH
Two sessions of the Southern Ore
gon Presbytery, which met Tuesday
and Wednesday in the local Presby
terian church, were held- yesterday,
at which time much Important busi
ness lu connection with the organisa
tion was transacted by the represent
atives ot the various churches pres
ent. Reports were read, showing a
very favorable condition exists In the
churches ot the Presytery; with many
accessions to the membership during
the past year.
Word wa received ere todiiy by
Clilef of Police HuUber that Joomm
Milncr and Harry Huffe, both six
tern yearn oil unit wanted in Port.
jjund ou charge nf robbery, had r-
Rev, Jesse Griffiths, pastor ot thevam-d from a Southern Pacific train
Lakevlew church, was dismissed from
J he. Southern Oregon Presbytery to
enter the Presbytery of Los Angles.
Rev. L. Myron Booier, formerly pas
tor ot the Medford church, was also
dismissed to the Presbytery ot Wil
lamette, where he is now located at
Rev. W. Alexander Smith, an hon-
'orably retired clergyman from the
.. I T1....1. ... .... ... ...,..,.,1
est American poem, and "The Maui""""""" " .-"
with . ... Southern Oregon Presbytery.
With the Hoe"
In the world.'
as the greatest poem
Eden Pbillpots wrote
The poem has been translated from
the English Into every known lun-jof "The heights where stand a
guage and the editions have run Into Keats a Markham, a Milton." -
fliiih ?rent numbers (hat the total And this man was horn In Oreenn
figure ha. been entirely lost. City at year, ago thl. April. Helof .t.ha sby 10 thU ?M"0n
"Mr. Smith ha. been spending the past
winter in Oakland, Calif., but expects
to locate somewhere in the Rogue
River valley, and will be a member
Anne Shannon Monroe, another ot
Oregon', poets of note, in a recent
article In the Portland Oregonlau
early left for California with bis fam
en-routo between Dunsmulr, (,'idlf.,
and Siskiyou, Oregon Chief Hiitcher
flepartt'd at onre fur HIM lu at
tempt to apprehend the youth.
. The boy were raptured ut KUson
by Hlteriff Calkin of Siskiyou rouu
ty, and were brought mir to Ash.
bind, Arriving her about 8 o'clock,
and were held la the city lockup un
til this evening, when they will he
taken to Portland.
A. train No. '18 panned a shack
near a tunnel, rail Jamied from the
former to throw out overall. The
Mae that the ty bad left the train
without clothing led the officer to
iMurnnlm the fuKfthrea 1m In hlitlno
Marcus Klelsmeler ot Roseburg
t i j - it. . i. :
lly, and knew later the life of a cat- w" r0CK,,", U,T "'ade the capture the boy. submit.
tie ranch, tba life of the pla.nn, nnl ted without any trouble.
gives an Intoreajlng occount of thrtj the open sky and still later the Hf to enter the ministry
i t 1 t- tir A 1 1
poet', life and character a. drawn, of cities and teeming crowds and. " ..-..... .
from personal acquaintance with Ed-' books and universities. But he has ' .Seattle who wa. a guest !Jcfclsfl Henc flfWc
..... . Uhe nresbvtery. del vered an lnsn r UigiSS.SaHU 1III9 flUUJ
win. juarkiinm. Tlie article tonowr never torgouen uregon. i nave. - - -
i he,,l him tell of heir., lifted un as' dd'-e8' The member, of Rev. W.l-
HIs "Lincoln" is one of hi. menu- a baby to look Into the face of John llum Johuon'i Sunday school class
msssmsg '.. -. l v j i mm n
PACIFIC HIGHWAY ' .
IX OOO IM-OXOITIOX
LENGTH OF STATE
SALKM, Or., April H. Tho Pa
cific highway from Portland to the
California line is now in the beat con
dition tor travel that it will be this
year, says authoritative information
from the state highway department.
)a a tew weeks many construction
Oregon Guard Nov
Third in Nation
SALEM, April U. -Oregon's Na
tional Guard has jumped to third
i place In the entire United States in
officers, who recall that Adjutant
General White declined to aslt for a
deficiency appropriation and pulled
the service through last year without
going in debt. - When this year ap-
Job. will be under way, and conse- ... efflc,enc ghoWB ,
fluently there will be many detour. , montnl, rcport Ju,t recelved impropriations were made available by
wnicn wm mar comrortaoie travel to tne adjuUnt gencriin) ofnce fr0,.t the Oregon legislature. Oregon was
the secretary of war. Oregon con-1 In ulnth place. The first jump wm
tinues far ahexd of all Pacific const; to fifth place and the Becond montli
and western states and In the -entire; puts Oregon third.
United States Is led slightly In rela-j After the war reorganisation ot
tive strength by Rhode Island and the cltisen army has brought out eev
Mlnnesotn. The state of Washing- eral surprises. New York and Ohio,
ton has dropped back to 11th place which have always been able to hold
while California has slipped to 35th a high record tor national guard ef
place In the national procession. flciency are now in 18th and 19th
The condition ot the rout Is sum
marised by the department as follows:
Leaving Portland, It Is better to
take the Thirty-second street pave
ment to Oregon City and then follow
the main east side highway through
to Salem, a distance ot CS miles. All
ot this stretch I. paved, with the ex
LAST RITES OVRK
. REMAINS OF LATK I
m in oT onom
ni'ntnl poems, honored with first ' McLougTilIn as the kindly old Hud-
served a fine luncheon to the visiting
clergymen at noon, and In the ev.y
To Oregon Products
place. In half a century's outpouring; .on', bay factor lay In his coffin. Th
nn this subject of a nation's devo- beauty and tranquillity ot that fans
lion. "Shoes of Happiness" and , haa, remained through all the over
..-. ,.t ' . ,.. .u. ...n.llors. About 20 pastors were present:' one that laid an egg meaaur-
i nlng. after the presbytery adjourned
! at about 7 o'clock, the ladies had sup-;!- Among other things that Ash-
per awaiting them in the church par- ,ana nM 10 Prou 01 nen. !
his "California" stands out alone of the Willamette and the loveliness
among prose works descriptive of jot Oregon verdure. And now, after
states. Could he only lend his magic 'all the years he 1. coming back to
pen to do an "Oregon" for us! the land that give him birth com-
Franro Praise. Poem. Ing home to follow once more
The world's greatest have recog-j down' the path, where hi. baby feet
liked him as first, and all nation first trod the earth,
have done him honor. From France It will be a great day, for Edwin
come, the dictum "Edwin Mark-; Markham and for Oregon.
1 8. O. PRESBYTERY
MKETH IV ASHLAND
! at the meeting. ing nine incnes me long way.
Among the closing events of thai an ve nce" fcround and
sension were the arrangements fori weighs five ounces. The re
the Installation of Rev. E. Percy' markable hen is owned by Mrs.
Lawrence, who come, from Klamath, Lou E.. Reeder, 71 Gresham.
Falls to the Medford pastorate. This Tbe complete biography aud
will take place June 21. Rev. E. W.J pedigree ot the healthy pro
Warrington of Itoseburg will preach f ducer oi Oregon product. 1. not
the Installation sermon; Rev. C. F.I known at the time of this paper
Koehler of Ashland will deliver the soing to press.
charge to the people, and Rev. J. W.
Hoyt of Ashland will deliver the
charge to the pastor.
"'t That Oregon would have been Im place. Pennsylvania appears in 12th
ceptlon f four miles between Canby r,r8t pla(.e long ag0 except (0P x-1 place on the list while MonUna brings
ana Aurora, ine macauam over miiij h.ntin nf tho .tnio mtntorv tnnA nn ih rr n th nntinnal nror-
. . - i r V
stretch, however, Is In good condition. ,g tha opnion amonK national guard slon with 47th place.
f rom Salem.' the east side high
way should be followed to Albany, !
distance of 26 miles. The road It
graveled to a point eight miles south
of Salem and is In excellent condM
tlon. The rest of this section is paved ; '
to Albany. ! funeral services wio held Tuen-
From Albany the best route ls;aay gfteruoun for ,ne u(fl charle.
through Corvallis aud over the west' R,m,ey wUog'e ueath omirre(1 at an
am. highway to fcugene, a dl.tance wx nour Wednesday morning. Mr.j The outlook for the coining toilr
61 miles, all of thl. .tretch being, wafl bo,. Nowmbw. imJ good according ...
wej,l macadamised or bard-surfaced. Rockvlllei ,ndlah,, m parMll() '
No detours ara reoulred at thl time. ..... ... .. Anna Kent- Proprietress of the
. iweui mere us pioneers irom wyine-
r rom cugeue souiu to i uiiuae
Grove, 22 miles, the road Is
sunacea ana macnuamiiea me BiHire.,,, . . , ... ... hP
central Texas and settled at Mllford, have made short stays In Ashland (or
where he engaged lii fanning. He l.:tao cllniato
the last of a family of eleven children
n Ala nil if uht.t -ntit l ..nU.I
' ' I nnat RiUKmiu tha Hhnwini?
wvjuin r iicii iia uiu. .111. iuiuney : .
.spent ti. me in .miiioiu uutu tn
years ago, when he came to Ashland
Ha was a lover of the soil and
growing things. He made a wide clr-
'cle ot friends In Ashlund, to who'D
he endeared himself by his gentle
ways and wide-awake Interest In all
worth-while things of life. He joiusd
the Presbyterlun clntreh at an early
WASHINGTON, U. C County
I Minister, and elders of the Pres
' byterlan churches ot Southern, Ore-
ijgon arrived In Ashland yesterday and i
ihcld sessions In the afternoon and;
!tevenlng in the Presbyterian church. j
The district covers Douglas, Jose-j
piblne, Jackson, Klamath nnd Luko
WEAR POPPIES ON
. ... , . MKMOHIAI. HAY
Mrs. Reeder brough the egg
t into the Tidings office this '
niornlnr ' Because natrleh eccs
j are not uncommon, some et-
j planation to the Tidings' staff 4
was necessary. But the Tld-
,. , r ings' .tail aaln it wa soma Ml
1 and some hen,
jigents In the 33 Northern and West- jn tn9 afternoon Itev.
iprn State, distributed last year 71,-j,Lawrence presided In the
'lu Flanders fields the poppies
blow " but not more glowing and;
E. Percv ; ''at"ant than will thousand, of re:
New Era flower, to be worn by men and wo-
,1142 farm-account book., according
to figures recently compiled by the
I'nlted States Department of Agrl
'culture. Specialists of the depart-
mcnt say that this number repre
sents approximately one-fourth ot the
total number ot farmers who have
J requested the account book, during
the year prepared by the extension
'Hen-ice. a. a large number of banks
fand commercial organizations assist
ed in the distribution ot account
; During the winter months farm-
I management specialists and many
I Paving Contract
Gets New Head
conference, at which topics of pres-jmen of America on Memorial day,
ent importance were discussed. In (May 20, in commomefation ot the
brief, the following was the program soldier dead of this nation. Oregon's of the Pacific highway
Evangelism in the Churches, by all I share lu the drive ot the Americuu struction of the Oskar
ministers present; World-Wide Mis- Legion to place a red poppy In the
sions, Rev. J. W. Hoyt; Stewardship, j hands of all loval American, on that
Rev, E. W. Warrington; Religious
Education by Rev. C. F. Koehler, on
teaching staff. Rev. If. 0. Han
son on Memorizing Scripture, Rev.
W. Hoyt on the Daily Vacation
jday ha. been launched officially with
-the Issuance of bulletins by Edward
if. Elvers, department adjutant.
Through 100 local post. In the
K.tate the American Legion will en
A change in the superintendence
pany out from Ashland has recently
gone into effect. C. A. Dunn, who
has been located in Ashland for the
past two years superintending the
paving work tn thl. vicinity, has
)een advanced to the position of field.
i man for the Oskar' Huber company.
He left Sunday for Portland, from
The evening popular reeling wasdeaTor to d"P'8 o many thou',andi' which point he will oversee the work
well attended. Rev. C. F. Koehler. or or llssue PPr poppies aur-.f th6 var0U9 paving contracts of
moderator, presiding, and UeV. v.. W.f.'n th eek P"'" Memorial
distance and Is In excellent condition.
From Cottage Grove to Drain, a
distance ot IS miles, the highway Is
well macadamized and Is In good con
From Drain to a point south of
Yoncalla, a distance of eight miles,
to the beginning of the pavement, the
roadbed Is solid, but Is under con
struction and rather rniinh. From
this point to Oakland, a dit4niinn of
11 miles, the road Is paved. From
Oakland to Sullierlin the road is mac
adamized or p.iV'Ml and Is lu excellent
condition. Tlio clinluiica Is threo
From Sulherllli to Uoseburg, 13
Iniles, the road is under construction,
aud, while it is in lair condition
travel will be Hiw. I'mni
r.i a ,liUl.iMU t uuVl.ll llllr.J
otruiu, ivi n w.ovwuvc o.. . . .. fCel)
tne roaa is macaauiuizeu mm i.i.h,
aud at that point it connects with the
Dillard-Myrtle Creek paving .ud if
paved for-a distance of 13 miles tr.
From Myrtle Creek it is in- jessaryj
to detour, via Riddle, to Canyoui lllo,i
a distance or is nines, ine roan m
graveled, and th condition Is very
good. From Canyonvillo to Wolf
Creek the main trunk line, Is opmi;
I ' .. 1 1 ir.,.i 1 1 ... L'ant Bftl'fl
livllle. Va. At an earlv aire ho went ""1""" '"'
hard-'.-,,,,, ,.,. n ,.,b ,,, that already there have been a nuni-
truuulont newcomers wli)
and scenic advantages
offered here, lu comparison with
e of a greater prosperity than or
dinarily expected heretofore.
Among recent arrivals at the Co
lumbia Hotel are W. H. Korkefellow.
Portland; Benton Miller and wife.
Prnnser, Wash.; L. A. Grillas and
wife, Weed; J. A. Given, Diinxnilur:
C. .1. Mack, Portland; M. J. Eii,
Portland; Ale Neighbor, Aberdeen,
Wash.; P. L. Toon, Aberdeen, Wash.
New arrivals at the Hotel Austin
tire; J. E, Myers, Portland; F. Car-
luf, Portland; M. Suniinerfull, Port-
1). C. Andrews and wife, l.oj
He . Is survived by number of
j grandchildren and nephews and
l.luuu. ...n., II.. I..
tliei!l , land;
hi m ' rin nas inur uiiim linn nnni .......... .
ttosebu."g! Augeles, Calif.; t'. S. Kenyon, u
Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. (i. W. Preston.
Spokane, Wash.; W. A. Brown.
Weed; W. Nelson, San Francisco,
C.ilif., M. Furwtll. Wed: J. .1.
county agents have held farm-uc-SWarrington of Roseburg preaching
(counling schools at which farmers !(i,e sermon with forceful. pirHiiBslv; r
were shownthe valuo of keeping ac- power. The text. Acts 7;!'. "And tho jTiniEE MILLION
! counts of their farm" operations, ond ntrlarchs, moved with my, sold Jo-j MEDALS REMAIN'
; methods were outlined whereby such 8eph Into Egypt; buU God was with! ,
accounts could be .imply but ae-lim." The present spirit ,of Bol-I WASHINGTON D C The war
irately kept. Reports from agents ,,,, , the nations was described, departnient hag a'nuo'uced that, de-
.....,e i..ui inose aueiming sucn and the victory over It, and Its uttl- vUnwill. nPt. hy tha armv ra.
schools have become greatly lnter-Lmate defeat was found In the text.i crultnff gervce and ,h, Amerlcau
eaien in Keeping larm accounts wuen
, they learn through practice how to
Succeeding Mr. Dunn is W. N. Ktra
han ot Portland, who arrived in Ash
about Ashland many summers and
'keenly enjoyed the beauty in all wild
.life. The casket was covered with
spring lowers, lilies and fruit blos-
unmA hi-mifrlit ut 11 Inut IcIKiiIa hv
throughout and well macadamized or (M Mon he
graveled. This stretch of 25 miles,-
it fast, and good time can be made .... . , , , , .
through canyon ureea canyon, in
fact, it is an easy matter to drive it In
one nour. . . i. , . ,h. r.. un
From Wolf creek, over the divide,;' ' .
a distance of five mile, the road iaj MM wng wUh
pavea. r rom mis iioiui tu mo ii m
oexioil muuuiaiu, iu i"v..,- ..,,
...... ... u.. t'ie organ
amisea, uut irom iuw u,i u, rcmuh
mountain to Pleasant Valley there lg!FROft
one short detour of approximately;
daughter in Texas, .me son In Omaha,
two daughters in Ashland, ouo!
Of .whom, Mrs, Ollle Page, arrived!
the day before his death, and Mins1
- " v.. who mnue ner.uome Klami)th Kllll. w A. 0hnd-
jwitli him hero, together with hls',nr nunsmill).. j j, Burmingl.am.
nephew, Ton. Hudson. ; KninfUp0i ralif.. ,fc A. 8t0lst..,
Mr. Ramsey had roamed the hills'-..,., ...j . . n,n... u-i.
Mnillllu, V.UIII., J. n. (iciiiunii, .vim
math Falls; Olaf A. Hauser, Porl
luml, who will be employed ut the
j his daughter, who had arrived on)
(that day for a visit. He died peace-1
J. R. Robertson accompanying'
two miles over the old Sexton moun-:
tain road and thence over the'maiu
Hue Into Grants Pass, which ha. noil
DAMAGE IN VALLEY
"But God was with him." In manyj ,., .... tha. iroo.000 Victory
I way. the day of Joseph saw the sam.ij ,,,, ,, - f. hnit ,,. tn th
use the records In studying the effl- ,pirit as our own day, but God won; 4 soo -flon ex.R,.rvice m(,n entitled to
(elenoy nf their farm business. When the Victory. jtnem, Ag a )VMllt the ecret8ry of
farmers see that a complicated sys-. The bpslnes. session being constl-war ,,ag uutllorllCll ft w ,rTfl to
ten. or accounting Is not necessary lujtuted, the minutes were read by thejeKeet the dilllr,,tion of tho remain
(order to study their business, they j stated clerk, Rev. John W. Hoyt, and . 3,no.0OO medals and- the np-
are anxious to secure account hooks the formal enrollment completed. I po)ntment r ft commisnion of 21
-mid keep a record of their farm oper-j Rev. Ernest W. Warrington of Rose-.y off,c(,rg , dnvn( UPlr
- u,l0", ;u'"-K eleefd moderator for thejtim8 to UlB pi.jecU
ensuing year. Rev. Henry u. Hanson
Fears are entertained that frost
land Saturday, and has already ns-LAt hMt. surfaced, and the condition bas done considerable damage to the
. M I. . . 1 I. til. II...
turned charge of the paving work lg oniy far. The distance from thn "uu in me uonue u.er .7 -
which Is expected to start east of Lnn- nf th. tiavament five miles south i " the l""t week. Nearly every
Ashland as soon a. weather permits. jot Woif creek to Grant. Pass Is l!yornlng this week tho temperature. trip by g oflock of thg gamt(
J, N. Dennis, proprietor ot the feed
and furl .tore at 353 East Main
street, and wife made au all day mot
oring trip Sunday into the Sam. Val
ley and as far as Grunts Pass. Start
ing at 11 o'clock In the morning Mr.
Dennis completed a - hundred rull'J
Mr. Strahan come, to this position nMH
fully equipped to carry on the work: yrom emm, pass to Rogue River,
of completing the highway paving be- nne lnie9i t)ie highway Is surfaced,
tween Ashland and the California but from j0gue River to Gold Hill,
"state line, and I. a man of plea.lngltpn mieit n wm be neecssary to de
personality and efficiency. His wife. . ... tno old highway, the rou
ts at present In California, but ex
pects to join her husband In Ashland
In the near future and make this
jtcity her home.
Everything I. tn readiness for
completlng the unpaved section, ot
fhe highway that were left over, last
(full when bad weather set iu and im-
had fallen below the freezing point,
olng lower down the valley than lu
Ashland. Smudging was carried on
heavily each morning ot a threatened
frost, nnd It Is hoped this hus helped j
In a measure to suvo the fruit.
The frost situation is reported to,
Sams Valley was the former horn"
of Mr. Dennis. Some points visited
during thn trip he had not Men fur
forty years. Mr. Dennis, reports oon
dltlons very fine in the valley.
ASSIGN'S FOREST PROTEtTIO.V
WEEK FOR MAY 22 - ZH
i t nu.. I IT I .. : .. t
l UUHltll VIIUIICH 11. iiUllllll. UHl!l, , j tv. t..t.. v i. a "
Of Grant's Pass wa, elected perma-, ,,cently , cnarge of nrniy reorultng " ralna cease "and Condition.
noni iiAtir n.ui wav if & Miirmn.' i "
President Warren O. Harding has i " Z , " . Z ZmZZaerk ,ttctiv"lPi' ' ."" "e ca'l"Sn-Whe roads are settled sufficiently, p. v
officially designated the week from I Re? V Perov ZZl ""! wl 8tart W,th ru"h nn ,he un-
May 22 to 28 as "Forest Protection ' :0Ml 'mtM' W"" "" to StIBl.h.d aeUo, and will be com-
..... .. .... .... ; bl. charge In Klamath Falls, and eld- -h,.r.n nf th. ,ii,trlhutlnn In' each. L1..,..... ........ .
..... lwm -
.llllnn nt whlpli Is nnlv fair.
n un. Aah.n,i ,. ,ii s 'the Medford Mail Tribune by Couuty
r iuui uuiu w omiw -
tauce of 27 miles, the road Is hard-v" Cn,e Fr0!,t El"crt
'.... ii follows;
From "Ashland to the California j, "There ' " "u,,l'on b" ,hut
line., distance of 22 miles, the ropd Tl.or.d.y monung. frost did con.
, ...ii.. isiderable damage In the orchards,
is nara-sunuceu excniH.ua u,..-n, l,,iv want, aetlon. aavs th American
,1 il u iuui ' r riuu ihui uiitH wn '
' i ... A..nnltl m.tA I..K tlt.it
mniA MAW I rHtlltll ill TOITBUJ flimwwiMu, auu . h-i
Young PARIS GREEN QUICK
I ON TH1! TRIflfllCP.
In the battle against hutt every-
week." Information telling 'of the
'objects In view bas been received at
both the Siuslaw and Cascade na
tional forest offices. ' ;
Because an annual damage of
about $22,000,000 In .timber and
from about 12,500,000 acre. Is
Caused each year by fires that could
. 'be prevented, for the great part,
President Harding says that he feels
' railed upon jto foster a movement
that might result in great saving, in
national natural resources. TJtilrty
three thousand fire. occurJn the
1'nited States each year because of
carelessness, be say..
The menace of a future timber
Shortage is serious In that It will at
'tect the social and industrial welfare
of future 'generations, I. one ot his
President Harding says that dur
ing 'forest protection week he hopes
-'educational exercise., to teach the
reriou. and unhappy effect, of un
necessary waste, will be performed.
The matter of protection, he contin
ue, needs the Individual and collec
tive efforts ot all who travel in the
forests of America be preserved.
er Wilson of that city expressed American Legion posts will again be
regrets ot his church and of the ai)ked , agg,st , facitatlng the dis
tribution of the medals.
whole community at the departure ot
Mr. Lawrence, then formally ac-lj.!- portJi
cepted the call to the Medford Pres
byterlan church. J. H.'Cooley of
Medford spoke for the Medford
church, assuring the Presbytery thnt
the call had been unanimous and
that the people were anxiously await
ing the arrival of their pastor-elect.
The business session continued dur
ing thl. morning and afternoon. Rev.
W. O. Forbes of Seattle, Supt. ot re
llgloue education 'In the northwest
addressed the Presbytery In the ofter
Sam W. King, a former resident of
-Ashland has returned from Klamath
Fall, and will occupyahe Lloyd Ad
am son home, 322 Beech street. - Mr.
King I.' employed a. a stone polisher
pat the Blair Granite Quarry, Ayres
Spur. After several change, of ad
dress away from Ashland, Mr. King
state, that thl. city I. the only place
tor him and that hereafter hi. home
will remain here.
IX XRW JERSEY
JWARLTON, N. J. Sheila declared
to be 16,000,000 years old have been
discovered In- the marl pit. ot this
town by John H. Ruckman, federal
geologist aud engineer. The discov
eries. It wa. .aid, gave Marlton the
greatest range of such specimens In
the world, extending from the period
when shell fish repreiented the only
anlmote lllo until the epoch which
probably directly preceded the ap
pearance of man.
Giant lizard, and huge animal.
long extinct were among the speci
mens which have been unearthed
from marl deposits In this .ection.
The most recent discoveries ot Pro
fessor Ruckman; ft Is said, upset the
calculations of the ag of the marl
deposits In New Jersey and art be
lieved to be the oldest remain, of
prehistoric Ufa on earth. jfuly 11-24.
M. E. Church Holds
At th. official board meeting of the
Methodist Episcopal church, the pas-
jf tor, Rev. Charles A5-. Edwards, gave
a review of the wprk for the first
half of the conference year. Forty
one have been received into church
membership and fourteen baptism,
have been administered. Nearly tour
thousand dollar, have been paid .In
to the various treasuries.
The Sunday school shows a sub
stantial growth. The Junior depart
ment being especially flourishing II
A .pedal clean up day will ha
field one day next week when the
fhurch property Inside and out will
be given a thorough cleaning.
Bishop Bhepard, Dr. Dan ford, Dr.
Hickman, Dr. Klrkpatrlc and Dr.
Youngson have all consented to take
nnd this Is macadamized and In good
mora damage. The early pears areiresson Paris tireen is used in prerer-
UFHOK.V TO SAVE TREKS lliearly all passing out of bloom audience to other things because it is
WAMiNoW-Youn- red cedar! have reached the stag, of develop- quicker on the trigger than arsenate
I .. . ... i ...a lauH fop ftfnninle.
u ... nn.kii. n .nnal fnro.l 1 mmit wnere I ley cannot siarni iiiumi-i ' -
.r7no U er n . red by the herd, more such severe frost, as w. have' known bug getter Is, when pure. .
tirlr h re The so.Ut.on .t had without the crop being seriously brilliant green and a finely divided
the problem was simple tne cam
fr now dehorned.
One of the drawbacks to pasturing
natural forests has been the injury
which was apt to result to the young
arowth from the grazing animals.
The apples generally are just com
I u it into bloom, and In our hurried
Investigation of lute Thursday fore
noon we found that some damage bad
caused among those tree. l-
'After fire-protection method, on thel"w 0,lt
Wichita were fairly well worked out "The stone fruit . ree. crop ha.
...... a. U...I I. It aiinh fix tiMO-h.B Phi!-
and fire, became rare Instead of the o " - "
. . ii.i.. ...uni. nl jh Ilk and it
rule, red cedar began to come in . "
now seems iuui
In the valley will be very meager.
"We cannot leurn the exact extent
eneral fruit damage for se-
ems (o he a hud frost year
powder. Here is the combination
suggested by th American Forestry
Association for spraying purposes;
Paris Green (ice-eighths of an ounee;
Lump Lime, one pound; Water nr
Bordeaux Mixture (never llme-sul-phate),
In small quantities use Pari. Green
one teaspoonful; Lump Lime, size of
a walnut; Water, two gallons.
This should b eapplied In a liquid
spray or may d asea witn ten or
twelve times its weight ' ot plaster
Paris, flour, or fine alr-slnked lime,
which I. preferable. Burning of the
oliag when spraying with Pari.
Green will occur on account ot a
cedar began to come in
father plentifully all over the forest
junder the oak stands. As tne ceaar
beean to reach a Utile sue, tne super-
i.r of the forest noticed that it was f the g
peine broken rather badly by rattle. , oral !)'
4SaIU In thai tnn and In
.... . .... .ii nt thA run nt rr
E. tree, .nd twist and b eak the W Young, the frost expert, break- sr.al. .mount of water-soluble arse
Jh. tree, and twist ',l;g ,nt0 the converwtlon. as not. the' nlc This difficulty may be overcome
branches. , . , .r'kv nuinr n Mini amount of lime.
perttoor dec ded 4o ,a nft ,.,, .,,. ,iM. The u.e of Pari. Creen for
toeoH.er.Ofthetore.i.or.u - ' .u. ,r,, un,ln, I. advantageous in M the
but dehorned cattle on th. wicmtaja iro. -j--. - -
b ned for ihow pur-
la true Im Ui UtUi fill
nl. occasionally now that t1 cedar ro.t. there, and the report, ar urn p , "
pnly occanonauy now iui . , .a,.... fruit, which r approaching
1CIUUU V I V Jf iaB ' W
They quit, readily agreed to this. t.te that I can learn of. Clitornla poison ned.
d th. result U very apparent. It lU haM h,t ,hl" rtnK by lh"taBta l
".- !!. .T..iV. -n. that rl cedar ro.t. there, .nd th. report, ar. th.t W Th. aa
iiarf in tha Envnrth l.mtum Inatf.
tut program which meet, la Ashlaaa'U noted which hk bn twisted andth tat'
broken by stock.
tli ripening .tag.