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DAILY HOG I B BJVKH OOCKIKR
NCNUATt AMlb M, lt.
ILLINOIS VALLEY I
The little daughter of Mr. and
Mra, Bert Cald wa painfully weld
ed ty falling Into a pan of hot water
wit which her mother waa ecrnb
blng. While the accident la a very
painful one, the la not considered
In any danger from Ita effecta.
Mr. Griffith, who la an uncle of
J. B. Wilton, and haa been here vl
ttlng, haa purchased the Claud
Frank Hogue waa a business vis
itor to Grants Pass on Wednesday,
Bert Dysert, a former resident of
Waldo ta 111 In a Seattle hospital
Buffering from pneumonia.
Steve Totter haa moved to Taktl
tna. while Earl Eggera Is now living
In the noose vacated by Mr. Potter.
Mr. Dlttua haa moved his family
to Taktlma from Granta Pasa.
Tour correspondent failed to re
port In regard to the protracted
meeting recently held at the M. E.
church. It waa conducted by Rev
More.' pastor of the church, assist
ed by Rev. Paranongmlan. Several
new member were added to the
church and a Sunday school organ-
tied.' with Mlsa Oraee Coasen as
superintendent: Mr.' Bessie Fulk.
assistant superintendent; Miss Wfl-
ma Smith, secretary, and Mrs. Ora
Smith, treasurer. Some good na
ture rivalry la now going on to se
cure attendance at the 8unday
school, the school being divided Into
two divisions. Harold Shaffer being
leader of the Reds and Florence
Mathewson leader of the Blue. The
toeing tide win furnish supper to
the winners. A Sunday school haa
also been organized at Taknma, with
Mrs. Mundell as superintendent.
A (oca! defense committee waa or
ganised at Taktlma . on Saturday.
Frank Hogne was elected president
and 0. B. Fife secretary. Any loyal,
patriotic cttlien will be welcomed as
a member. "Their principal object
ta to' discourage pro-German propa
ganda and they will also rata funds
for Red Crosa work by means of en
tertainments to be held at the hall.
Mrs. John Clemens ha gone to
tXorrls to remain.
Herman Walter, who haa been
employed In the ahlpyarda in Port
land returned home last week.
Zeb Hyde was a Grants Pass vis
itor Saturday. '
Born at Elkton. Ore., March IS to
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gates, a son.
Mrs. Gates Is a daughter of Mr. and
Mra. Jaa Grubb.
The school directors put in a new
pump at the school house the first
of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Pernoll. of
Grants Pasa, visited relatives here
Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Grieve and son.
Heston, of Prospect, accompanied by
Mra. Gay Tex and daughter of Cen
tral Point, visited Mr. Grieve sis
ter, Mrs. T. W. Herriott Wednesday.
Ed Herriott brought a load of
shingles out from Medford Tuesday
for Clinton Cook.
Ben Thurston Jr.. waa a Medford
Win. Jordan, of Thompson creek,
was s Granta Pass visitor Tuesday.
Mrs. Amy just from Cnnntiu
sister of 'Aunt Mollle" Trimble, is
nere on a visit at the Trim hi.
Mrs. Amy spent several weeks here
about the Foorth of July season
last year. She Is welcomed by many
Mrs. T. H. B. Taylor, who has
Been absent In Portland for nearly
iwo montns, haa returned. Mr. T
lor, who has been batching during
me ADsence of Mr. Taylor, was re-
loiced at the return.
Haxel Payne, who I assisting at
me Honana Hotel In Holland, paid
Kerby a flying visit on Wednesday
of this week. She returned the
evening of the same day.
Mrs. MeCalllster with her son. El
den, and daughter, Wflda, visited
Grant Pass on Monday . Emery
stone played Jitney man for them.
Mrs.; T. J. Shattuck and Leland
Wllllts accompanied Mr. Shattuck In
his truck to Grants Pas on Monday.
Max Tuffs has been maklnsr si
most dally trips to Grants Pass for
the last two weeks, more or less.
Business call him.
Quite a number of Kerbylte and
some from the Holland section at
tended the ball at Murphy last Sat
urday night. They report a splen
J. OJ Turner and son, Ray, are
quite busy with their new two-ton
truck and It Is quite an Improvement,
over the old one.. The ore hauling
Is an Important Item for Illinois val
ley at present.
Ed Friday ha two truck and
three assistants, who keep the tracks
on the road day and night. Shat
tuck and Graham also keep two
trucks on the road day and night.
The aim of the truck mea la to make
four trips with each truck In 34
hour. An average of tons per
load would make about 50 tons ptr
ilsy, which means some oue bcln
hauled front the valley. It this rate
I kept up during the year some
$.000,000 or 1.000.00 pounds of ore
would be shipped from this valley
tlealde the trucks severs! teams r
horses are working.
Cord Canfleld, has returned to
town after an absence In the hill
tor nearly two months.
H. K. Van Horn waa over from
Copper. Cel., for a short time SVur
day and Sunday.
Wm, llouselton was down from
his claim on Wednesdsy for a shorl
Mr. Bradford, mother of Mrs.
Radburn Robinson. Is visiting at
the Robinson ranch near Kerby.
Volley ball la the new game Intro
duced at the school by Mis Ines
Wllllts and Is proving very fascin
ating. The advantage over basket
bell. Is that the number of player
Is unlimited. Nearly the wWe
school may participate.
Measles are prevalent In town to
some extent but do not seem to be a
Billy Ross and wife and his
brother-in-law and wife, of Klam
ath Falls, arrived In Kerby on Wed
nesday for a short stay. They made
the trip via auto by way of Tonsy
Grade and Hornbrook.
A ball la announced for the W. O.
W. hall on Saturday night the 27th
of this month.' The ladles of the
Red Cross society wilt give the sup
per at the' banquet rooms of the t:
O. O. F. hall.
The I. O. O. F. lodge has Invested
(500 In Liberty bonds and the Re-
bekahs $50. This shows the .pa
triotism of the order In this little
Charlie Peterson and family spent
the week end at their homestead on
Foots Creek and report that crops
are looking One np there.
Frultdale invested $1,230 in the
third Liberty bond issue.
Lest Saturday- the regular meet
ing of the Frultdale grange was
held. Several visitors took dinner
with us and seemed to enjoy good
company. We were pleased to have
our Savage creek members, Mrs.
Klnkle. Mrs. Atkins and Mr. and
Mrs. Gordon with us again after an
absence from several meetings, also
to have Olive McEwen back again.
E. E. Blanchard gave an explanation
of the library situation, as clearly
as possible, which waa followed by
a lively and Interesting discussion of
the question by the grange.
A. W. Bates and wife were din
ner guests of J. H. Harris last Sun
day Mr. Krontze'left for California
Sunday morning to visit a sister thnt
Is very sick.
Buyford Ward rip spent the week
end with his cousin Evert Bailey of
Mrs. Mary Hoare came down from
Spokane, Wash., last Friday to at
tend to business connected with the
Jewett mine. We are glad to hear
that she will spend some time here
as It I pleasant to' have old neigh
George A. Hamilton had the mis
fortune to lose a yearling heifer
last week, too much poison weed.
The Redding and Nellson young
people climbed old Baldy last Sun
day and found an unusual appetite
F. G. Roper and wife motored to
Central Point Sunday to spend the
day with Mrs. Roper's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Williams and her sister.
Rev. Dodge end son, Carl, have
returned from California, where
they spent the winter. Mr. Dodge Is
clearing a piece of land that he can
get water onto and Is going to have
Appreciated British Oyster.
As early as 50 B. C. the fame of the
British oyster hsd extended as far
as Rome, and Sallust seems to have
been more Impressed by the oyster
than by any other feature of the coun
try, for he wrote: "The poor Britons
there Is some good In them, after all
they produce an oyster." In CO
A. D. oysters were exported from the
Thames extuary to Rome, and ever
since that time England has hud an
oyster Industry of respectable propor
tions, although for many ywiin the
supply has been Inadequate to fill
London's gluntlc demands, and Im
portations from the United States
Holland and France have bcin neccs
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