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About Ashland daily evening tidings. (Ashland, Or.) 1890-1890 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 10, 1890)
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close shave or heavier cut, as cir
cvunstances may req u ired permit.
T he shot which iound its \lay into
’ the room of the subsidized edito-
; it! laient of the coney, n j .¡»ears
to ha.ee shattered the wcl’Auiunb-
< 1 volumeoi “ Familial Gn. .rations
Great A uthors,"
4 in the
with th I sonahty
nm- ed response winch toil-. a here
rîî» ¿is ns ciiif i su.)-
h t.\'GS editor
i ii'iiv fur sort of sLutt,young the shot struck there is
-of that kind, barring a lu- absea e of ¡he higk^
( j phraser which have oi late been
, much tendency , (
1 imparting the literary vein ering to
ruts about "wits
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ti, ,» you
i .,n ' t tiie “ editorial notes ' ol the paper,
brains •’ and i such
t h ,J and the bereaved editr r could on-
<lon I know lnucu aooiu»
1 nt i
drag in the names of Dean Swift
T id in g s editor read it. with a gen
Macaulay, foregoing attempts
nine relish, but upon one point was
1 he article at quotation till the shattered vol
1 he shot
was marred by the omission oi the ume has been replaced.
usual half column, quadruplex cap that struck the scrip-shaving de
lions— 4 line pica down to pica— partment was the suggestion that
which are so much enjoyed by the an effort he made to reduce the
M a il’s readers up th is ’way. and county debt.
It called out the
the T id in g s editor feels hurt at ’ *<l»'cal that always comes from that
1 low much more | quarter when any discussion of the
th e om ission,
py i ot clinic tin* thing would have county debt is attempted.
been under the successive captions:
“ A P O IS O N E D A R R O W !!!!’’ a splinter from the shattered bun
“ ’1 i d . W ound not S e r io u s !!!'’ die o f stock quotations, up the
other stairs: “ You take my house
“ I I .Hie
• * T h in k er U n corked !!
“ .Medford might Pity Ashland!" when you do take the prop that
doth sustain my house; you take
The T id in g s recently noticed my life when you take the me,ms
an idle and absurd st itement of the whereby 1 live.”
Beat This If Voti Can !
R E A D T H IS .
Medford M oil about t he mountain
'fh e manner in which the great-
r,a s e s in th is region and the rail-
SIlb. ed itor o f th e Tim es
road,and remarked that “ what the) disposes of the leading Republic
editoi of the M oi! doesn’t know ans o f the country causes even the
about the mountain passes of South most stony-hearted of his Demo-
ci n Oregon would serve lor years crat ic readers to weep tears of coin
to till up 'lie local-news Viicumn m passion for the mutilated victims.
his columns.’’ Ibis remark seems Such “ truculency” from such an
to have worked an idea into the amiable-looking, mild-mannered
head of tile A/<i?7 editor, and he little fellow is remarkable. It is
adopt., Lite suggestion at once, in fortunate that the mails between
his vi ry next issue he drew heavily this county and Washington arc
upon his vast stock of ignorance, blocked—the victims will not find
and filled up more than a column out for a few week;-', anyhow, how
of*.he vacuum with the first install badly mutilated they are.
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ment of what he doesn't know
about railroads and about the
.Nobody, in the grossest flattery, ;
mountain passes ot Southern O re or even in the loosest irony,
J ’ could
gon and Northern California. He so strain a metaphor as to call
evidently feels jubilant over having N ickell's little hired man a man oi l
struck something to fill up the large parts and great acquirements, ,
“ vacuum’’ with besides headlines but it is rather surprising, consid- !
and dashes— something that costs
neither -physical nor mental exer
tion— a sort of stuffing th.it d e
mands no waste of brain tissue, so
fir as the reader can discover any
evidence in the stuff, and will result
in no wear anil tear of any part of
the Mail establishment except the
broad part of the editor's panta
loons. The M oi! has undoubtedly
struck a rich “ copy” mine, and ap
parently an inexhaustible one—
this mass o f ignorance upon the
matter involved. He might go on
tilling up column alter column with
it. week after week, but he will
soon discover that it is bad policy
for an editor to write too much and
too often about things of which
everv one of his readers knows
far more than he does
ering the neat and flippant way in I
which he handles the quill, to !
find him so sterile of controversial i
resource that in the very first bout •
he essays with th* T id in g s he is :
reduced to the level of the small
mind that thinks it has applied an
extinguisher when it hurls at an
antagonist the withering charge I
that lie wears, “a number six hat '
and a number ten hoot,” T o thiis
strait the great-brained sub editor !
o f the Times was reduced last
week in his anger at the T id in g s
editor. This and a far-fetched pun
upon the editor's name is what we I
have to hear up under this week.
The hat business is a very wormy
chestnut, but if it is the best the
Tim es man can do, we will have
to record his calibre accordingly.
' T he boss himself used to get up
something more original than that
The Jacksonville Tim es seems
occasionally. H is ‘“S ca t!” for in
to have been hit in two places by- stance.
shots from the T id in g s recently—
KKOM SANDWICH IS L A N D S .
one shot has evidently struck the
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comfortable quarters of the hired
ailviees just received report greatest
help, and the other has shaken up rain storm on island of Kauai known
the department where “ subscrip there for twenty yearn. Oue foot of '
ram fell in less than two days. Rice i
tions” at various rates are e x crops, trees and houses were washed j
changed for county scrip, with a away
30 ...................... 24.00
32—34—30 .......... 9.00.
Also a large ’line of Misses’ and Children’s
Cloaks at from $1.50 to $4.00.
. & E. V.
They Must Co.
—A nd —
n r e l a y , « r a n u a r y At
Is the day to look for the
RED LETTERS and
the GOOD VALUES!
They represent. It is impossible
to state values without seeing the
goods, but if in need of anything in
this line our prices are bound to
Everything marked in plain fig
ures and all treated alike. We in
vite your careful inspection.
E. B. HUNSAKER.