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ASHLAND WEEKLY TIDINGS
ASHLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 1921
Ore. Epworth League
Starts here Monday
More tbali 200 delegates are at
tending the Ashland Epworth League
conference UiIb week, It was an
nounced by Rev. CliurleB A. Edwards
manager ot the Institute.
The conference, one of two tuiel,
institutes to be held in Oregon thlsi
summer, Is conducted as an outdoor
camp with tents pitched ailjucent to
the cottages and tents owned by the
Chamber of Commerce near the en
trance to Llthia Park. The confer
ence here immediately precedes one
of a I ke nature to be held at Jef
ferson, July 25 to SI.
The Institute Is conducted In
true camp style with the exception
I Ic, "The Prayer Life," S. A. Danford.
8:30-9:10. B'ble study. Bin I no E.
9 1S-9:5C. John Wesley Junior
(Home Missions), Charles A. Ed
wards. Junior League Methods, Mrs.
Minnie Murcy Bates. Sunday School
I Methods, Alpheus Gillette.
9:65-10:25. Recreational demon
strations, P. M. Blenkiusop.
10:25-11:05. Life Service class,
E. C. Hickman. Methodism, J. 1(.
Sasuett. Advanced Junior League
Methods, Mrs. Minna Ma icy bates.
11:10-11:35. John Wesley Junior
(Foreign Missions), Joseph Knotts.
Kocreatlon and Culture, S. J. Chan-ney.
Ashland Post, No. 14
Glean E. Slmpeoa, Pott Commander.
U. O. Woloett, V ice-Co nuusader.
Ralph Hadfteld, Historian.
Win. Holme, Treasurer.
Dvaald Spencer, Adjutant aud Legion Editor.
IL Tf- . , . , - J
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History Resume of
The Local G.A. R.
Fife and Drum Corps
Commander Glenu E. Simpson audi the Itute and to our comrades. Don't
Adjutant Don M. Spencer hare re-'write to the commission, bother us
turned from Eugene, Or., where they
have been in attendance at the state
The reports ot tne department ad
' Jutunt and the department finance
convention ot the American Legion. j urf,cer gll0W thl(t the Amercun Le.
glon, department of Oregon, is sound
as a dollar.
I 11:45-1 2-25. Knwurth Leaeue
f C0Mn liL"Ti"W' near "j' Methods. Blaine E. Kirkpetrlck.
RKV. I1LAIXK K. KIRKPATHH'K
Pastor of First church, Salem, who
will met (lie Oregon leaguers thin
year for tile first t'ni, ' the Iresl-
dent of the Ntato Hoard of Control
Ho will liave the Iliblo Study and the
Kpworth I'ngUo Methods classes ut
park entrance, and now being used
for dancing once a week, will be
turned Into a cafeteria where all the
200 hungry Epworth League mem
bers will form a bread line three
times u day to get the'r "chow."
The commisury department of the
ft J i
1:00-3:00. Rest and interviews.
3 00-6:00. Recreation.
6:15-7:45. . Social hour.
7:45-8:00. Community sing.
8:00. Evening evangelistic ad
dresses, E. C. Hickman.
9:15-9:30. Prayer groups.
department of Oregon.
About 200 delegates from all par's
of Oregon, were assembled iu con
vention which started Kriday morn
ing, July 1, and continued on until
Saturday afternoon and evening,
July 2. July 3 there was an auto
trip up the McKemie river for all
delegates anil friends. A bounteous
burbacue and banquet was spread
tit, who is now a railway mall clerk
running from Portland, was registry
sergeant In A. P. O. "1" at Tours.
Krance. It Is greut sport for such
fellows to get together for a few
hours and compare notes of happen
The constitution committee of the
Mr. Cash Wood of the federal vo- Women's Auxiliary to the American
cational training board and Roy Tay- Leglou met at the home uf Mrs. Don
lor of the bureau of war risk lnsur- M. 8,)enesl. at 620 Iowa street, last
ance were both In "attendance aiuli Thursday eveulng. where they roin-
gave us most interesting atatistlrti piled the constitution nnd b-kiwH un
fly I.OETA A. HOMSWOOD
The spirit of
brought to the
regarding the progress made by their
respective departments. We are more
than ever convinced that these two
un.ier the trees near me ysu naicn- -"!"" - - Past National Commander Franklin
ery. More than 1200 persons were head lor proper lunctionmg. t uner
served at this banquet. When It i the present system It takes entirely
comes to a feed. Lane County Post I too long to get proper relief for our , on a ,.,.,....,
No. 3, under the generalship or Lap- uisauieu rorarau, hum ur iiuuouui
Grain Project of
Co. Farm Bureau
OKA1NM It A 1)1, V MIXKI) K.tVs
COI XTV AGENT t'ONMCTIVfi
K. AMI NATION
tain "Pug" Huntley as chef, we will
gladly take off our hats to. We
knew Captain Huntley was a good
cook, but ho surely outclassed him
self In this venture.
The first part of the convention
was taken up with organization and
the appointment of working com
mittees. After this was accomplished
the assembled legionalres were ad
dressed by Mr. O. II. Foster, who Is
the city attorney for Eugene. Mr.
Foster welcomed the legionalres to
the city and Informed the boys that
the police had been directed to turn
their back when they saw, the of
ficial cap appear. His address win
much appreciated by all present
hospital facilities are so poor that
hundreds of our comrades do not get
The convention' was unanimous In
the expression urging Immediate re
lief by our national congress for tin
disabled veterans and the construe
! ice at Louisville and returned to pri
! vato life, engaging in the mercantile
76 has been vividly! business In his home town of Char
m'nds ot Ashland' lion,. Iowa, later removing to Ash-
people during Hie lasl mouth, a! land where he lias resided for lhi
lite and drum corps lias been orgr.n-! 1aBt ni,lUtn- '"a.
... ... ... .... , , , , i Mr. Hill Is seventy-nine years !
leil through the etlurts of J . J.I , , ' '.
,. . ,, , age, was born ill Oh o. II s fathei
.ituis, c. r., inn aiui . ji. irons, J
I.. . ., was a merchant of Marietta, and a.
i three civil war veterans, who are ,, . ,
i ,. , , , , ., . . .... . prom nent political speaker of his
artiis In rendering us beautiful' , . ,, , .
. , ,,. ln.v. Mr. Hill's tlrst experience ad
I music so rarely given the public. i , ,
, , , ., , i a drummer whs iu stumping the statti
And unless more elfort is made to, ,., , , , .. , ,. , , ., .
I. , . :with Ills father in Lincoln's first
I l.ecp Us si rring qua lt:es a ire, t , ,
I ... . , , presidential cumpaign. Later he re
HI, I II,-, IMIltt lilt.- 1" OHI llllllll'-l. II , . , I . . J.
, , . . eel veil a government appointment
tiling of the past. I poll several (:-,. i ,. ...
land was sent to Camp Putmuii us a
notions these gentlemen have lie I ... ,. , ,, . .
. , . drummer. H afterwards enlisted
nchthilly euiertii tied the public. ., ,,, , .. ., ,, ....
' ' as a bugler iib the Kourtli Ohio cav-
I hf houitli of July committee of-Li.. ti- ., , .
. . airy. He was among the troops cap-
i,.,..i .-. ... .1... i i ,i... ,t... 1 1
""" turlng Morgan slid hs arinv, who
II iWI "ittMt" i it I it I Iwm i in iwi il ii riiii
battle zone of the,,. , , . "i made such destructivo raids Ihroiia-
I the parade on Hut day. The life and; , 0ni ww se,.,1(,e (
The pUgrimage is a. the insiau.a ' ' , o T'T I""' ,h ,er"
ot President Millerand. who on be- Jrl f Krt""b'r'
hnlf of II,. IWh ,,v,nmo.,l In 1 "P"1" HW in I-i Utolll H SCCOIld Cttl.l-
half ot the Hench government, In- ,,.,,. ,, (ll.iglitl,il surprise , ,, , h ., ,
vlted the American Legion to send, ,.,. , , ; "ZZ!
a representative delegation of former (iUiiiiuiumih buililluu As usual a! i .... .
n busiiiess with his tuther ut Marl
Stagtf ; .,., u-liare ih i-itni:ifimil until liu
tier which they will operate.
Two hundred and fifty members:
of the American Legion, headed by j
IVOIier. and representing every state
and every branch of service, will sail!
to the former
Hon of sufficient hospitalization ,0;!,ervice lu61' th8 unveiling j ,,,,,.,, ,,,,,, ;ll!0llm,,,(l
care for them. In many states It is:01 l,,e r,,cry """"" l''- VI,e ,. curtain rose the
reported by Mr. Taylor our com-: '""'"V" 8'e" ' ,"a","", "ver looked more beautiful, nor the Kave ltp ,,,. ,(t cumH , Cal.
radee, who are temporarily uneound pecw"y ,or tn" Americans. sellings quite so grand as was seen fn,.B t0 m,B ,, honie Kor ,
of mind, owins to shell shock and! The Fllery monument at Fllery.j Hint night. The lights were turned ,UHt lew Vl,rs hv ,"t le 8Um.
the effecU of gas, must be cared fori1''''"1". ' tribute of the citizens' oir In the building, exeepi a red mnr montils lu mi urom. Ashland
in the state Institutions for the fee-,0' tllBt '" n' Lorraine, to th
ble minded or Ineane asylums. Tlus v'llof of "'e American troops who
Is deemed a verv Door uractlce on ac-i delivered (heir soil from (iernian oe-
count of the fact that these men are, cupntion. Fllery la In the old Toul! twilight
perfectly rational more thnn half the sector, nnd was onco the regimental
glow that fell over the stage. .light-
Mrs. T. I). Hill,
Ii unbuild is n prominent ranch-
The certified grain project of tliei
time. During their rational perloda neaiiquarters ot several American dl
It must be exceedingly depressing to. visions.
them to find themselves confined' This delegation will also visit the
is capable. It was, Indeed, u most 1 with those who are permanently nn- battle-torn tnwu of St. Die, well
stirring and pepful exposition of thc'onnd of mind. i known to Americans who served om
Innermost feeling of all ex-servicei A cable message from Past Depart-; the old Luneville front. In St. Die
Following this address, Comman
der Gilbert, department of Oregon,
responded as 'only Comrade Gilbert
i Having a oaiignier.
ing up me trees aim snowing a ills- whose I
iau. iiriuse. an giMiig n irect 01 ,p 011 the iiuUe Pullll
rove. I .it, ,,nlrl,,l!l,i nf thi. irruii,! nl. I
In a seini-clrele sal the musicians. nun A, not stop with himself, but
--splendid old men with hair white has been handed down, to his pov
snow, bat hearti as young an-1 , tcrity. Mrs. Hill having five son.,
patriotic as when they cheered oa I !n the world war, all of whom served
Hie boys lu blue sixty years ago. I overseas, and all returned home.
wild applause arose troni (lie au- W. H. Irons, the lifer, is elahlv
il'eiice. cheer after cheer went out
ment Commander William II. Foi-i also lived the Alsatian. Wnldsee M til-1 ''"" beurts touched with reverence
Juckson County Farm Bureau Is be-, n(ltona, udjlltallt mujor, Leui-! lette, who Is traveling in Europe, was, ler, whose suggestion It was thai the; sympathy for these men who
wauu. ii wan Keen inn ri o, u0es, was present and gave us' read in convention. Comrade Fol- western continent. take the name of, 'iil out so nobly mid gave the lies'.
uie gruin prouuieis oi tne lounty. i u )ost iltt;re( lnf? ccolln,t of the lette wag our first department com-1 the explorer and navigator, Amerigo
us u promises to ue one oi me uiy
gest pieces of work ever done in the
county In the way of Improving our
KKV. K. '. HICKMAN. I). I.
I'l-csiilelit of tlio Kiniluill Hi'liool of
Theology, is tlio Dejin of the Kiw
ultlCH. Ho will conduct 111" Life
Service clast. ,inl deliver tlie night
ly Kviin'litttic nddn'umn at ImiIIi In-
riifeteriu project, which Is expected
to form the real backbone of the
conference, will be in charge of the
ladies of the Methodist cliurcli
Our grains hare become so badly
mixed with ditferont vaiietics thiU
we can no longer go on the market
w'th a number one grade of wheat
or barley. The majority of our grain
I- (... ...l.l.t.l
. B..u...B .,u.0r. - t0i chaplain
means a loss ot irom one to ten i
cents per busliel and taken in thol
their Uvea to iav our nation an. I
workings of our national headquar-i mander for Oregon. 'Vespucci. The name, America, for: !lmkH " " union for ever.
tera ut Indlananolta. nnd also a fewl Many resolutions were adopted by our continent, had Its birth In this! ' l'"" tlllw occasions we uie
verv nersonal touches of the life of ; the convention, Included among them town. ' i liiought to realize more fully that
'addressed the con
vention on the Bubject of American
ism. Clianluln Inzer is one of the
aggregate means a tremendous cash ; ,,, fm.cefu s)eaker8 hM betn
loss which our farmers save by us-, our ,veK(, to h(,nr, and everv
lng seed from certified fields. Keep- j wol.(, cnrTM ren m(.S811ge ,,..
Ing their ground clean, using ex-; iIR Ule beauly or )Ure unadllU
treme care In hauling, threshing, etc. !.,,,, Am(,r,canlsm. It l our honel
our late national commander. K. W.I were those giving credit to the Marshal Foch, who Is coming to!''"'-'" '''' lesser number remains
Calbralth. Colonel Oalbralth's last j American Leglou foi;. tiielr lendld ; the VnHad States this fall to attend j'"1' "s . According to reporlsfroin
messaen to the American Leelon was I work In favor of the state aid bllf. I the national conveut'on of the "Aiiier-! "Natlonul Trllitine" they i,re
"Curry on, and free our disabled j and desiring to show to the people! lean Legion at Kansas Cty. will j I"'1"1"!: away at a rale or 100 per
comrades." 'of Oregon our deepest appreciation! meet the Amerlcal Legion delegation
Rev. Inzer, of Tennessee, our n:i- for their support of said nieasure.lln France this summer. He hopes, n wi" be of much Interest lo e-
A resolution granting our comrade.' to entertain them in the old house1 "r" "i" '" has had the pleasure
Georges Carpentier of France, ouvlin which he was born. The house is" meefng tliese gentlemen and list
sympathetic support nnd best wishes u the Pyrennes, and (he Legion men j cnlng to their music, to know soiue
In his boxing contenst with Jack! will mark It with a memorial tablet.: lilin '"'r l'"st ' "he civil war.
contribute to the desired result.
i that we may yet obtain this address
uuring me past weea. assisiaiii , for publication. '
County Agent Hollbaiigh, together! (!ovei.m)1. 0cuU glivn lls ,Pta,.
with W. S. Carpenter, farm crops , , ,.fcouut ()f ,he ..rogress and work-i
Denipdey, of doubtful service. A
resolution approving the state bonus
law commission anil granting our
heartiest support to make the opera
tion of the law beneficial and ef
fective. Two resolutions concerning
the Klamath marsh lands, urging
their development by Hie I'nlted
The American Farm Ilureaii fed
eration, with more than l.noO.OO"
members, bus Joined hands with the
American Legion in obtaining legis-
.1. J. Myers, 77 years old. and a
resident of Ash 1 1 ml. enlisted In the
Sixth lowu Infantry, serving two
years as a private soldier and two
lation for the relief of disabled sol-; V0",H " :l 1,1,111 ' 1,1 " '"' '""1
dler of the world war. More than ! '" I,s- " v very netlvu
1800 bureaus of the federation hnv
serv'ce. having I u in the battle
endorsed the legislative program of biloh. throiiuli the selge of Vlcks-
Tlie Institute is the first of for purity of variety, seventy-five appointed and will assemble for work! -The election of department offi
acres or wneui, consisting oi ,ien-j Fr,uyt juy 9. This commission I cers for the year was n point of
Kins Club, Eurly Bart and .Marquis. wm compipte the organization of the considerable excitement and intei-
iweivty-flve acres of barley, consist-1 workng forCB necessary for success-1 est. Comrade Lane (Blue) Goodell
wig oi nyunn oaiu ano naniicneu tl1 opernton of the enormous tank of Portland was elected department
Us k'nd ever held In Ashland. The
efforts of Hev. Charles A. Edwards,
pastor of the Methodist church, at
u recent meeting of Epworth League
district managers held lu Chicago,
are responsible for bringing the In
stitute'' to Ashland and establishing
It as an annual event. The delegates
to the conference will be from 1M
districts south of Eugene.
The following statement regn
the Ashland Epworth League insti
tute and a resume ot the league's
work is taken from the official pro
gram: The past year has registered the
greatest success In, the number ot
.institutes and Institute attendance of
any year In which insitutes have been
held, the total number of Instliites
being seventy-six with a total regis
tratlon of about 35,000. The year
also was characterized by the reach
ing out of institute work Into our
mission fields, Mexico, India, South
America and Slnapore,. and enlarge
ment of what had been done among
the colored conferences of the south.
The central office anticipates that
1921 will report an attendance of at
Our own Oregon Institute has been
ot slow but steady growth, coming
to its greatest success In 1920 when
the enrollment went considerably be
yond the 200 mark. So keen wat
the Interest growing out of the suc
cess of last season, that Southern
Oregon felt Bafe In putting into ex
ecution a long cherished desire to
have an institute at Ashland. This
is a long step In advance, which will
bring a large gathering of young
Methodism together In fellowship
with a big host of Instltuters scat
tered over the entire world. Wel
come, little sister. May you live
long, and prove a source of great
joy in the big iustltute family.
Blaine E. Klrkpatrick, president
state board of control; E. C. Hick
man, dean: Charles A. Edwards, lo
cal manager: Mrs. St. C. need, dean
of women; P. M. Blenklnsop. dlrec
tor of music end recreation;
Powell (Ashland), registrar.
6:30-7:15. Morning watch,
specialist of the Oregon agricultural inw t thB new Teterans state aid! States and opening for entry to ex-'tho Legion. Tliese Issues cannot bej 'K. ""'I Sherman's march to
college, have examined and certified .,,., The state commission has been ' "-ervice men. pressed too strongly at this time. I He is a di iiinmer of unus-
Oiir disabled comrades are In great! '"" """"V- '"' "''' ,"'i
need and every effort should he ad- ,;orn" ,l(Wn ''''nusylvanla avenue in
vanced toward their Immediate r,..j 'he grand review of the I'iiIoii ar.nv
jjej 'ut Washington at the close of th"
One of the most impressive cere-i'"-; " "" "'" t Jferv-i
monies In which the American Le
glon delegat on to France will par
ticipate on their trip will be the lay
ing of the corner stone of the new
bridge to spall I lie Marin- at Chateau-Thierry.
The new structure will
he known as "Pont Roosevelt" iu
honor of the lale Theodore Roosevelt
varieties were also tested.
From the Middle
West Is Postponed
i than was even hoped at first.
PORTLAND, Or., July 19. (Spe-j Governor Olcott requests that we
cial) Following the recent an-; do not write letters to the conimls
nouncement that the date of tlit eion or any . department asking for
settlers' excursion from the in'ddlej Information. It will only delay the
west to Oregon had been postponed work, and full publicity will be given
from July 19 to September 20, upon j when they are reudy for operations,
request of large numbers of home-. We must remember that there is a
seekers who are unable to make the great deal of work attached to such
trip until ufter harvest, the Oregon U new undertaking. The county
State Chamber of Commerce is iiiak j boards must be appointed and or-
ln -complete preparations for the! Kanlzed an1 applications prepared.
September trip, according to nn-1 land to be appraised and titles to be
nouncement today. j examined. The American Legion will
Commercial clubs of the state have! be In close touch with every phase
been urged to complete the listing! of the work and will endeavor to
of available lands In each com m tin-! keep its members and all other ex
Ity for the Information of the net-j service men informed in order that
tiers, and these listed lands wili be! we may of greatest ass'stage to
placed In the hands of each ivKmher!
Of the party, according to Secretary MRU. CI.AKENCK It RAM EH
Quayle. In this way, the liniuesek- III WKD AT JACKHilXVII.I.K
er will know in advance Hie price
and description of actual tracts of, Ti,e al)t ,Mi rueH ovel. tie ate
land In each district in the s'ule. j Mr9 clarence L. Reames of Seattle
George Quayle, general secr-tnry , former well known Jackson county
oi me siaie iiiaiinier, icii urn.! ---' woman, were held In the Perl fune-
a tour of the slnte for the purpose ruI holne Sunday at 10 a" nt. with
of securing representatives i various r,,V- j k. Howard of the Jackson-
districts who w ll assist tie state j vme Presbyterian church officiating
Chamber representative In the mi.ldle! an,i a larBe attendance of relatives
west In the work of lining up pros- an(1 frlendB. There were many beau
pectlve wttlers. Itlfiil floral tributes Including pieces
,'A long telegram from Om.ili-i. re-Ken( fron, Seattle and Pnrtlun. The
questing additional literatiir: for dls-: pa bearers, with the exception of
trlbutlon among prospective aett:-ns. j,iKe p. m. Calkins, were all for
stated that a large number of home- j nl0r BCtl00 matc, of Mrs. Reames.
seekers are prepai'ng to come MjThey were R. Vinton Beall, Orris
Oregon In Septemher afte- harvest j Crawford . F . M. Calkins . W. H. Gore.
before it. Governor Olcott says that commander, Commander Willlan
he feels that th s is by far the big-1 Gilbert ot Astoria retiring as second
gest task that he has had before, past department commander. Coin
hlni. He has not precedent to fol-rade George A. Coddlug ot Med ford
low and must pave the way for lilm-' was elected department vice com
. 'lf. However, he is very cheerfuH mander, having defeated Dr. It. F.
o,'t the prospect as he believes thcl Pound' of Salem for the office. Ed
benefit will be more far reaching J. Elvers was re-elected as depart
ment adjutant, having defeated Oil
ver B. Houston of Portland by nine
votes. Comrade Houston is well
known to many followers of state
athletics, and u high honor student
of the University of Oregon und Vale
There was much entertainment
during the entire -convention, leav
ing the delegates no time for rest
any place. Base ball, boxing, air
plane displays, motorcycle races, pa
rades, and best of all was the barba
cue and fishing trip up the McKen
Last Tuesday evening Adjutant
years old, or better to say eighty
years young. He Is a delightful gn
tleinau to meet ami tulk with, his
culture and fine manners disting
uishing him us a scholar of the old
school. Mr. Irons is n prominent
citizen of Sioux City, Iowa, and lum
spent several summers visiting rela
tives lu southern Oregon, and m
been divvied by the atm.v,4ost di,
this place. He enlisted with tin.
Thirteenth Illinois regiment ns .-,
musician, serving through the en Urn
war In that cajiacity. And in spite
of his advanced years he has lost
none of his art iu pouring forth the
notes of the fife that full upon lii.i
hearers like liquid music. He, loo.
was In the seige of Virksburg and
lit was at this place, after Hie sur
render of Peinberton, the fife he now
plays, fell Into his hands, and whllc
thls little instrument was taught to
play 'Dixie" In its early years, now.
under the influence of its present
owiwr, It strikes up the tuns of
"Yankee Doodle" with zeal equal lo
that of a natural born Yankee fife.
Long live the fife mid drum corps!
And Ashland feels honored to en
tertain them as her guestB, and more,
would be glad to have them as liei
and his son, Cjuentin. Quentlu Rons-1
evelt w,iu aviator who lost hlsj
life near Chateau-Thierry. Th s wlllj
bring buck to memory to a few ni'j
our Ashland comrades some of thn!
scenes that they know something j
about from actual experience.
The Northern Pacific Railway com
pany and the Frisco lines bus of
fered a one cent a mile rale for
delegates to the American Legion
convention at Kansas Clly. This rate
also applies to the wives and others
who are members of the Women's
Aux'liary. Our delegates will get
the benefit of this rate from either
; Jackson Springs Mecca
For Tourists; Offers A
there daily, is rapidly hemming not'
ed lu Ashlainl ami ueiirhy cities for
Its healthful hot sulphur mud but lis.
states I.. .1. Ones who has recently
been instrumental In the erection of
a permanent bath house at the
sprints. Ily mutual co-operation and
Don M. Spencor entertained one of Portland or Sacramento, hut It does
his old buddies to a sight-seelug ride not apply to the Southern Paclfl
over the valley. Sergeant H. S. Con- Unas to these two points.
Charles N'tinan and John Wilkinson.
The Interment was made In Jack
I'IX.VACIjK road now open
Hook drills developed In England
are driven by a column of water vi-
Hazel brated by an electric motor at a
' speed of forty vibrations a second
at a pressure of 1500 pounds to the j CRATER LAKE. Or., July 19
Top-square Inch. I The Pinnacle road is now open, as
announced by Alex Sparrow, and
autos wishing to go or come by way
of Bend can be sure of a good road.
Thirty-six years ago last Friday
July 15, 1885 Will O. Steel saw
Crater Lake for the first time. He
told of his experience to the guests
gathered around the fireplace and
how Crater Lake was finally made
a national park seventeen years later.
The evenings are spent with nun c,
with special numbers nearly every
evening by some of the guests und
dancing if they wish.
J I'M AN HARRKTT DIEH
AT ALBANY; Ill'RIKD IX
ASHLAND LAST HI'NDAV
Jul Ion llari-cit, l. mm of Mr.
and Mr. J. K. llamtt, foniHTly
of this city, died U1I4 ntorn'ng at
early hour front heart failure
molting from prolonged rliou
malic trouble at Albany, luvortl
lng to word received here this
noniing by Iter. t1iare A. Ed
ward, pnetor of the Mcllioilitt
The body was shipped immedi
ately for Aslibind nnd h III arrive
here nt 7 o'clock tomorrow morn
ing. KuncMl serv'o will he held
from the Methodist church ut 2
o'ekx-k Sunday afternoon, Rev.
Kdwitrd official log. The liiirlnl
will be at the Mountain w
Julian Barrett wis n well known
local boy, having ntti-mled high
school here during the pint kHiuoI
year. He removed wHIi Ills par
ent and brother, Edw'n, to A I.
bany it bout two month ago, for
the benerit of h'e hralth, which
diN-tor tlKnight would Improve In
Hie northern city because of lower
aldludr. Tb family residence In
Ashland was 180 Factory street.
Mr. Barrett l well known lie re as
a conductor for Hie Southern P
Jackson Springs, with 11,1111 foriyi some time ago by enthusiasts. Is 11
to fifty 'pilgrims from 11 fur" ramped 1 wooden box eight feet long and about
three feet wide. The water runs
through the tub in a constantly mov
ing stream of hot sulphur water.
The spring Is represented by' Mr. Or
res to be a practical "fountain of
youth" such as Ponce de Leon
searched the coasts of Florida for
without avail. According to Mr, Or
res and other boosters for the in ml
baths. Jackson Springs Is the Mere
for residents of Oregon and Cali
fornia cities, which are rapidly grow
ing In numbers, who have either
physical ailments or the desire for
a refreshing plungs.
Mr. Orres states thut there is a
fine opportunity for a hotel und san
itarium at Jackson Spr'ngs, located
about two miles east of Ashland.
Prior to the erection of the bath
house the signal method of desig
nating occupancy of the baths were
somewhat primitive. Bathem fol
lowed the custom of hanging their
clothes on a nearby bush or tree in
a prominent pluce as a sign of pos
session. I'uder cover of the new
bath house such signals will he unnecessary.
L. J. Oi'nn, Axhlnnd business man
und ImmwIit for Juckson Springs a
hold und sanitarium site.
The glory and grandeur of this
nation do not He lu formidable ar-
"-- ' "' j marias or Invincible armies; but In
donation among the campers at Jack-1 the Integrity of Its people, and In Us
son Springs, who are stopping there, standards of righteousness and Jus-
i for the benefit of the baths which
jure said to have great curative pow
er lor rheumatism and other ail
ments, a small wooden house has
been built over the springs, hither
to hidden only by dense shrubbery.
lice. In domestic affairs and In for
Private shipyards in the I'siu-n
States last year built 1 "58 mcfh.-nt
'e'sels of J. 831, 143 sro-M tons fo-
I American owners and ti ot 29,382
A "bath tub" suuk at tbe springs' irou t0D1 for forelga owatra.