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DAILT ROGUE RIVKR CWIUKIt
THURSDAY, FKIUU'ARY IT, 1010.
L. H. Hutchinson left last night
H. E. Gale returned to his Merlin
ranch last night
D. W. MltcheU, of Merlin, waa in
the city Wednesday.
H. A. Schell came down from Med
ford this morning.
Mrs. A. M. Hammond went to Hugo
this morning to visit with ber sister.
A Morelli arrived this morning
from Seattle, expecting to remain in
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff D. Wimer, of
Holland, made a trip to Rogue River
Mrs. O. B. Stewart, of Evans val
ley, returned this morning from a
visit at Corrallls,
Miss Myrtle Lee returned last night
from Ashland, where she visited her
Mrs. C. E. Rusk and young son
arrived this afternoon from North
Yakima to remain.
H. C. Stoddard, of California
Oregon Power company's Medford
office, was in the city Wednesday, j
Phil Abrahams, who spent a few
days In the city with the J. D. Stine
baugh family left this morning on
bis return to Skagway, Alaska.
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Gaynor ar
rived last night from Breedsvllle.
Mich., and will visit the .Britton,
Howard and Summers families.
" Bargains in ladies" and misses'
coats. One-halt regular price. Mrs.
E. Rehkopf. 622tf
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Arrasmith and
daughter, and R. E. Arrasmith, of
Stockton, Cat., arrived last night and
will visit Mrs. Arrasmith's mother,
Mrs. .Ames, and her sister, Mrs. G.
Mrs. R. I. Helm returned this af
ternoon from Albany, Ore., where
she went a few weeks ago on ac
count of the illness and death of her
father. She was accompanied by her
mother, Mrs. C. N. Bryan, of Albany,
and her sister, Mrs. M. J. Sickle, of
Colusa, Cal., who will spend a few
All members of the W. C. T. U., and
all friends of prohibition are Invited
to meet J. Sanger Fox, secretary of
the prohibition state committee, for!
a short conference at Mrs. Graham's clark Holman, Undertakers
residence, 636 North Sixth street,) Licensed embalmers. Phone 50
Friday, 6:15 p m. 1
672 Chairman Co. Committee.
TESTING OF SEEDS
I desire to call the attention of
the farmers of Josephine county to j
the fact that the agricultural college '
Is ready and desirous of testing seeds
that may be sent In. There Is
ways more or less loss from germina-
tlon and this gives an opportunity
to et seeds tested free. Send to G.
R. Hyslop, Corvallls, Oregon.
Francis Ford and
i(Vf f 19 u 88 'ne "terary portion ot tne airair: civ.
KltlV 111 IJanPfir 8 "Defense relatl veto Bhort suit," At- President Wilson on his Investlga
aainj iu iuugvi tornev Fred Williams: " 'PH.- tons there.
A Thrilling Kplwxle of
Two-Reel Comedy Knockout
"the Hie Rich"
'Muscles and Merriment'
0 Universal Reels 0
Prices 10c and 15c
A letter from WIneberrjr, Ore.,
states that Mrs. W. V. Baughn, form
erly of this city, underwent a serious
operation at the Springfield hospital
on February 8, and is yet Quite 111
at the hospital.
Englcwood Italiy, Telephone 22S
Pure ruilk from healthy cows. 67tf
Attends Assessors' Meeting
Eclus Pollock, county assessor, is
attending the meeting of the assess
ors of the state at Salem this week
He was upon the program Wednes
day for an address upon the "Assess
ment of fruit lands and orchards."
For sale, sacrifice.
673 lett's store.
To Reside in Grants Pass
D. Schwenk, of Carroll, la., father
of J. S. Schwenk, of this city, arrived
this morning to make Grants Pass
his home. He was accompanied by
his daughter, Mrs. J. Fraser, and two
children, whom he met at San Fran
cisco. Mrs. Fraxer and children have
just arrived from Hamilton, province
of Victoria, Australia, after an un
eventful voyage of 21 days.
Beautiful Hot u res Tonight
Will Steel's lecture on Crater lake
and the stereopttcon views he shows
will be a treat to everyone who has
seen the wonderful lake, and will be
a greater treat to those who have
not seen it. See them tonight at the
Guild hall, 25c. Miss Russell's col
lection of southern Oregon pictures
Fred Wilcox Released
tTea wticox was brought before ;
Judge Gillette for hearing upon the Well informed persons recalled re
complaint of failure to support his 'ports this week of a plot to blow up
wife and baby Wednesday afternoon, the battleship Kentucky at Vera
he having been brought back from
the north by the sheriff last week
After the hearing the judge ordered
that he be released from custody, but
that he pay over to his wife $13 dur
ing that period, or 50 cents for each
working day of the time. ,
Dance Saturday Night
At Waldorf Kail. Tickets 50c.
sir. Austin Here Monday j reajy have been smuggled across the
George Austin, chief beet cnltu re border Into Mexico, while the con
expert for the people who are build- sptrators expect to slip across in
lng the sugar factory here, will arrive small parties from a number of
from Salt Lake city next Monday, ' points.
and In the afternoon will address the 1 Los Angeles. El Paso. San Antonio
citizens interested in the subject at ,
the Commercial club rooms, the hour
ot the meeting being 3 o'clock. Tues-
day afternoon, at 3:30 o'clock, he
al-j"1 "Peak to the people of Wilder -
vI,le t the school house. Wednes -
a7 "d Thursday he will be in the
Box Social at W. O. W. Hall
Thursday evening at 8 o'clock,
cards and dancing. Boxes distributed
by number no auction. Admission
50 cents. 672
Wldst Team Pays Penalty
Captain Ernest Lister's team paid
the penalty for its lack of whist- auegea urltl8n violations or inter- the mask ball and stayed over Sun
playing knowledge Wednesday nisht j national law. The wording of the day visiting relatives here.
, when it banqueted the winning team j rel,leBt' doalllS largely with British Mrs. Ralph Plttok was a Sunday
;at the home of Mrs. Gray, at Fourthconn8catlon oi ma,l8 howed that visitor at her mother's,"1 Mrs. Wm.
and D streets. The repast was both j 8wedeA ,s extremely Irritated. (Jordan.
, bounteous and of the highest quality, I No action has been taken, because : Herman Walter soldi some "beef
meeting the absolute approval of the j tne administration does not desire ( cattle to Dunnlngton of Jacksonville
;25 epicureans present. Novel 8ou-to nSage in a British controversy . last week.
, venlr menus had been prepared for ' wn,,e the German-American situation
the occasion, and with M. L. Op-
dycke as chief "roastmaster," the fol-
lowimr tut nf "maatm" haA hann utA i
torney Fred Williams; " 'Prepared
I ness' relative to duplicate whist,"
City Treasurer Geo. Jester; "Jour
nalism vs. duplicate whist," Wilford
Allen1; "Relation of surgery to a bad
hand," Senator J. C. Smith; "Why
I am always on the losing side, ex
CARD OF THANKS
We wlah to thank the friends and
neighbors and G. A. R. for their kind
ness and sympathy during the sick
ness and death of our father.
W. W. LAWTON.
H. C. LAWTON.
B. M. LAWTON.
MRS. IRWIN McCURDY.
. Old papers, 5c per 'bundle, at the
Old papers, for starting fires. So
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the congregational singing and doubt
less contribute solo numbers.
To members of the young people's
societies nothing need be said with
regard to the attractiveness of the
program features. The gcueral pub
lic is tendered a cordial welcome to
any and all services. The evening
addresses and the union services on
Sunday should bo attended by every
one, tor they will have a scope tar
beyond the bounds of Christian En
deavor activity. They should bring
inspiration and enlightenment to
many a person who has not been
closely in touch with the work of the
young people. In tact, the convention
as an entirety will be an object lesson
in concentrated, consecrated Chris
UPRISING IN U, S
Washington, Feb. 17. With cumu
lative evidence for several days In
dicating that all 1 not wil! smith nf
the Rio Grande, the war department
today sent to General Funston. bor
der commander, unofficial informa
tlon about plans for a now Mexican
uprlstng, alleged to fee maturing in
the United States.
The department information, con
tained in private letters, declared
that the conspiracy had reached a de
This word, forwarded for what It
might be worth, was not regarded
as entirely Improbable. Taken with
reports to the state department that
the new Carranza regime is tottering,
the Information, it is thought, may
mean that plotters within this conn-
trr are olannlnir a conn.
Cruas, and thus to embroil the United
States in war.
Whether there is any connection
between the two alleged plots Is not
known. While the death of General
Huerta removed the backbone of an
alleged uprising conspiracy, Justice
department agents have not failed to
keep their eyes on other men, who
with the ex-dictator mlKht be Inter
ested in overthrowing the present
According to the information,
munitions to further the uprising al-'
and New Orleans are said to be the
principal points of rendezvous for the
plotters, who Include many clentificos
and a few Vllllstas.
(By United Press Leased Wire)
Washington, Feb. 17. Sweden to-
day requested the United States to
"tart a Jlnt protest against
18 unsettled. Moreover, probably no
act,on wlu lbe taken unt11 tne latter
iBterminated or untu colonel House
returns from Europe and reports to
COLLEGE ROMANCE FINDS
WAX TO DIVORCE COURTS
(By United Press Leased Wire.).
Salem, Feb. 17. (A college rom
ance appears to have sagged in the
center and dissolved to the tune of
crashing crockery, according to the
suit for divorce filed today by A,
Merle Scott against Oertrude L. Scott,
They were married at Corvallls Feb
ruary 27, 1913, while the groom was
a student at the Oregon Agricultural
college. He maintains that she
bounced a fruit jar off of his eyoprow
and that the crash of dishes disturb
ed his mental poise and he was un
able to" apply himself to his studies.
He further alleges that she dared one
of his fellow students to bite her
neck, all of which tended to promote
discord in the family and finally, It
Is said, that thoy separated.
(By United Tress Leased Wire.)
Washington, Fob. 17. Further
and apparently Interminable negotia
tions over submarine warfare con
fronted the United States government
today with the Luaitanla settlement
blocked, temporarily at least, and
the diplomatic situation generally
The administration will not accept
the Lusltanla settlement now in its
hands until the effect of the Teuton
decree announcing Its Intention to
attack armed enemy merchant vessols
Germany may postpone operation
of this decree pending negotiations
Ambassador von Bernstorff was ex
pected today at the state department
to be told that written assurances
are wanted that the decree will not
apply to passenger liners armed tor
defensive purposes, and that the
government does not dare to proceed
with the Lusltanla settlement until
Germany's course toward merchant
ships la unequivocally defined.
I German embassy officials profess-
if? lurp',M. ' the PP
the Lusttanta case, and thought this
might have a bad effect on Gorman
"b,lc 0D- They were confident.
However, inai uermany win willingly
give further assurances against at-
tacks upon passenger liners.
Meanwhile, the administration
plans to exert presaure upon the al
lies to Induce them to comply with
the American general note seeking
disarmament of merchant vessels.
Mrs. Page, of Elgin, Oregon, ar
rived Sunday to visit her daughter,
Miss Lillian Page, our primary
Wm. Cameron, who has been serl-
0l'B'y 'll w"h heart trouble, la much
improved. His daughter, Mrs. Maud
Kubll Is helping rare for him.
Harold and Willie Hyde visited re
latives here and attended tho mas
Mrs. M. E. Topping spent Sunday
with her daughter, Ethel, who Is at
tending high school here.
Dorn On Friday, February 11, to
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rowden, a daughter
A large crowd attended the mask
ball at the Socialist hall Saturday
n,Kht- ThoM receiving prizes for
me best sustained characters were
Mrs. Emma Miller as "Goddess of
Liberty," and John Herrlott as
"Uncle Josh": for the best costumes,
Fred Vincent as "Uncle Sam," and
Miss Rita Bingham as "Pocahontas."
The school girls' basketball team
will give a dance at the Socialist hall
:Saturday n,KM. February 26
Aiues Agee, or steamboat, accom
panied by Wood Jeter, passed
A A . . ...
mrougn Appiegate Tuesday with a
bunch of beef cattle, taking them to
the upper Appiegate.
Those from Murphy that attended
the mask ball were Fred Brockley,
Frank Hill, Dan Osborn, Lester Dar
nellle, Walter Beaglo, Mr. and Mrs.
Harve Sparlln and Mr. and Mrs. Tay
lor of Fort Jones. Cal., who are vlslt-
ing with the Snarllns.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H
Grants Pass, came out Saturday for
The people of Pleasant Grove are
enjoying the beautiful sunshine.
Gus Llnd was a Grants Pass visitor
Miss Mae McCalllster has been the
guest of her cousin, Mrs. Geo. Brit
ton, of Wlldervllle, for the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Schmidt and
son, Carl, were Sunday guests of C.
E. Mies at River Banks.
Grandma McCalllster is now visit
ing her son, W. T. McCalllster, and
Our Sunday school Is flourishing,
there being a goodly number present
Rev. J. L. Green passed through
our vicinity Sunday.
Mrs., A. E. McClellan has returned
to Medford after visiting a few days
Mr. Schmidt's farm Is being rapid
ly Improved, there bolng a numbor'of
men employed grubbing and slashing.
Nomination petitions at the Courier
Agency "Corona Folding T)wwrltr"
(Call for demonstration)
Washington. Feb. 17.Tho house
immigration committee began con
slderatlon today of bills by ltaker
and Hayes of California to exclude
all Asiatic laborers from this coun
try and to require registration of all
Chinese and Japanese now here.
Chairman Burnett said the state
department had advised him tt would
not object to the measures, provided
they did not interfere with existing
f COMING EVENTS 4
Feb. 17, Thursday Miss Russell's
southern Oregon picture and Will
Steel's IllUBtrattd lecture on Crater
lake, Guild hall, auspices of
Society of . Arts and Crafts.
Feb. 18. Friday Meeting of the
Josephine County Legislative Club
"for Women, at tho court house, at
2:30 p. m. J. D. Mleklo. on "Dairy
and Food Laws."
Feb. 18, Friday J. D. Mkkle. slate
dairy and food commissioner,
speaks to Josephine County legis
lative Club for Women, 2:30 p. m.
Feb. 18, Friday H. C. Seymour at
Grants Pass, high school, 9:15;
East school, 10:80; Central school,
1:15 p. m.; Riverside school, 3:80
Feb. 18, 19, 20, Friday-Sunday
State C. E. convention In Grants
Feb. 23, Wednesday Music club
concert, Italian evening, commer
cial club rooms.
Feb. 26 and 27, Saturday and Sunday,
Col. T. W. Scott, of Seattle, Wash.,
provincial officer of Washington,
Oregon and Idaho for the Salva
tion Army, will be hore.
Feb, 26, Saturday Local teachers'
Institute at Kerby.
Feb. 29, Tuesday Topsy-Turvy party
at Presbyterian church.
(THCAGO I-OMC'E HUNT
FOR It)IKO.V PLOTTERM
Chicago, Fob. 17. In a raid on a
house on the south side police arrest
ed Fritz Schoenfeld, assistant chef
of the University club, whnro lnt
week's "poison banquet" was held.
Schoenfeld said ho had Information
which would help the authorities to
locate the poison plotters, but he
denied that ho himself Is nn anarch
ist. Keen Kutter tools and cutlery at
tho Rogue River Hardware. 660tf
Mining blanks, Courl?" office
One of the World's
"Out of Darkness"
More Than 300 Scenes.
Recommended by the Woman's Homo Compruiion.
First performance 7 :80. Prices 10c and 15o,
LOST IN LATE
London, Feb. 17. Tho Germans
lost two Zcppollua In their last raid
on England. Earl Kltchvnr declared
today In the house oi lords.
The Itorlln war office admitted the
Zeppelin L-19 had been lost, and re
ports said the L-20 also had failed
to return ttf her base.
NATIONAL OHANtJK KIIOW
ON AT HAN ItEHNAItDINO
&n Bernardino, Cal., Feb. 17.
Sun Uornardtno looked like a carnival
city today, with tho opening of tho
National Orange show only a few
hours away. Thousand ot visitors
arrived. The great exhibit begins to-
uU-ht. when 10.000 lights will be
witched on to Illuminate five million
of California's choicest oranges and
lemons, artistically arranged.
AMI 8KMKNT8 TONIGHT
"The Broken Coin."
(iulld IUI1 ,
Crater Uk Lecture.
"Out of Darkness."
CLASS I FI ED ADRATES?--2S words
two Issues, 25c; six Issues, 60c;
one month, $1.50, when paid In
advance. When not paid In ad
vance, 6c per line per Issue.
farm lands. V. A. Clements, room
2-3, Golden Rulo building. 677
FOR SALE One farm team, harness
and wagon. One 12 h. p. steam
engine and saw outfit. Three cows.
Inquire of C. A. Wlnetrout. 877
Some Coming Attractions
at the STAR THEATRE
lllam lie Nvt In "The Case
I-ou-Tellegen In "The Ex.
Gernldlne Farrar In "Car.
Ethel llAirytnore, In "The