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tillAXTS TASS DAILY COtlUKK
NATUtlMY, J AN V All Y 4. lOIO-
The Lest Music
C)MK in and lat uishow yva Gratorv
Sbect Mus. the edition thitpwt
you Um worKi'i most famaua mJtrr
piacaa, beautifully pHnted on tha beat
of paper lor Hc You couldn't buy
batter music. morabafcuttfaUy aooaud
why pay hUrhor prices?
A aril Charm La Paloaia
BarearoU Poet and Ftaaut
Baturtr MoanlwM Sou la
Baawiaq Sextette t roai Ltd
U Trmtora Williaai Tall
Criaua Blmaka Tra.Utm Martha
TUuia Taa Flats
AH aeloetioni oertined and g-uaran-teed
toba comet. Aak facUCitv
Catalas It'a iraa.
8 tan too RoweU, tVosvtctor
NEW CITY COUNCH
- The first meeting of the new city
council was held in the city hall on
Thursday evening, January 2. C. H.
Demaray, as mayor was sworn in,
as were also the following council
men, with the exception of I A.
lawner, and F. 0. Wilcox, they being
absent: First ward, T. P. Cramer;
Second ward, C. F. Nutting, E. H.
Balaiger; Third ward, Wm. Bunch,
Chas. Burkhalter; Fourth ward, S.
The auditor's annual report was
read and accepted. The following
appointments were made and eon
firmed: H. H. Allyn, auditor and police
judge. H. D. Norton, attorney. C.
E. McLane, chief of police, and C. A.
Wible and J. P. Martin, policemen.
A. K. Cass, chief of fire department,
Luke Lilly, street superintendent,
and Claude HoUoweU, W. E. Carl
son and B. G. Elliott, firemen.
The salaries are all the same as
last year. ,
Jan. 11, Saturday Civil service
examination for postmaster, vacancy
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
By Alice Anient
The usual number of students have
returned after the Christmas holi
days, and brilliantly colored ribbons,
socks and ties are being displayed.
The tour days of vacation following
Christmas day gave many a chance
to recover from the effects of too
much Christmas. However, there
was not the slight regret expressed
among the students, as "Christmas
comes but once a year."
Friday mornlnsf it was found that
some of the pipes tu the high school
building were burst, and, there was
quite a bit of water running around
loose on the stairways and floors.
While Superintendent Iniel was rush
ing the' plumbers to the scene, the
principal. Miss Bridges, was mopping
up the water where it seemed to be
the worst. The plumber smilingly
appeared on the scene, and the break
in the pipes was soon mended.
On New Year's day the students
came to high school, as usual, but
were dismissed early in the after
noon. This came as a surprise, and
the chance to go out into the clear
air and bright sunshine was greatly
The girls of the high school, under
the direction of Mrs. Gunnel), are
taking the fundamental steps In
aesthetic and gymnastic dancing.
The exercises are now being given
in the high school assembly room,
but when spring arrives, there will
be a field prepared outside, and they
will be taken there. The girls are
taking a lively interest in the work,
and the effect of their efforts are
showing already. These exercises
are very beneficial as well as fanci
ful, and will have an excellent and
lasting effect on the poise and car
riage of the participants. Mrs. Gan
nell is putting in her best efforts,
and this fact alone Is enough to in
sure the success of the drill.
The boys have lately been taking
their military drill under the direc
tion of Lieutenant Williams, and
have been getting it Just as it is
given at the army camps. The boys
are drilling with wooden guns now.
Not very dangerous, but effective
when it comes to drilling. Lieuten
ant Williams has been reviewing
them on the rudiments of military
drill, and has been emphasizing the
military bearing. Wig-wagging is
also being taken up.
JOS. MOS8 AGENCY Fire insur
ance, plate glass liability Ineur
aaee. 204 Sixth street. tf
FOR SALE Boiler and engine,
about 25 horse power. . A bargain.
Phone 356-R. 61
FOR RENT Modern unfurnished
house, furnace heatgd, on North
Seventh street. Inquire 641 North
Seventh, phone 276-J. 57
PER52N4L 25 LOCAL
H. L. Wilson, of Glendale, is in
the city today on business.
C. C. Eggers, of Takllma, Is In the
city today on business.
Electric work Paul's Electrlo
store, phone 90 Medford. (2
Miss Florence Riddle will. return
to Eugene tomorrow to resume hor
studies at the V. of O.
Tanlac. Subtn has it. 61
Mrs. G. W. Wilcox, of Uogue
River, arrived this morning to spend
Mrs. S. Blakeley, of Rogue River,
Is in town today doing some shop
ping., iRelnhold Schmidt returned to Cor
vallts yesterday to resume his studies
at the O. A. C.
Jelly rolls, 10. Can you beat It?
Moore Baking Co. 56
Mr. and Mrs. Alva Nipper have re
turned to Grants Pass after a short
honeymoon to the south.
Miss Helen Bobslen, and her guest.
Miss Brown, who have been spend
Ing the holidays here, have returned
to the O. A. C.
Hemstitching and plcotlng at 10
cents a yard All work guaranteed
The Vanity Shop, Medford, Ore. I7tf
Mrs. W. J. Vernon and Stevers
Vernon, and Mrs. J. D. Boyd, of Eu
gene, mother, brother and sister of
Mrs. C. R. Drake, arrived Friday tor
a short visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Morrison, of Cres
cent City, have moved to Grants
Pass and are occupying the J. O.
Riggs residence of North Third
Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
The Chamber of Commerce will
hold their regular noon luncheon
Monday, January 6. Interesting news
for the community Is anticipated to
come before the meeting.
TOR RENT Nine room furnished
house. Modern improvements. In
quire 701 H street. 61 and-Mrs. N. E. Townsend
Mrs. X. E. Townsend, at 621 A
street, entertained at dinner In hon
or of her son, Norman Kendall, the
occasion being his 14th birthday.
The dining room was tastefully dec
orated In green and red, holly and
red berries predominating. After
dinner the young people enjoyed the
evening in music and games. Those
present were Misses Alice Ochener,
Minnie VIgus, Katherine Knox and
Lillian Catching; Chester Williams,
Ted Randall, Leonard Kendall. Ted
, Kendall, Norman Kendall and Mr.
Morris Bros. Representative Here
E. E. Rorapaugh, of Eugene, and
M. R. DeLong, of Portland, arrived
last evening from the north and are
spending the day in the city. Mr.
DeLong is traveling representative
for Morris Bros., Inc., dealers in
government and municipal bonds,
and has visited Grants Pass for the
past two years. He will retire from
this field and Mr. Rorapaugh will
take up the work, this being his in
itial visit over the territory.
(iutwt ut Luiulieun
Mr. aud Mrs. John Dubuis enter
tained State Kngluoer Percy A. Cup
per at luncheon at their residence on
North Fourth stroct Thursday, Jan
Kcoujim) Work Hi Uox Factory
i. A. Uoble slates that boKlmiliiit
next MouU.iy morning work ut UK
box factory will bo resumed (or a
short run. ii
IxMtve for t lilt "go
Mrs. l'uui iiiaucuitrd una two chil
dren, Gertrude and Siiermun, expect
to leave tonight for Chicago to Join
.Mr. Ulauchurd, who Is employed on
tho logal stuff of Armour & Co.
lKtth of .Mrs. .Mast
Mrs. Minnie li. Masters died In
this city yesterday, shortly after the
funeral of her brother, Elmer a
Morey. Mrs. Masters had uoeu suf
fering tor some time with a linger
The Western t'ulon crew of Hue
repairmen that recently left Grants
Pass tor point north has been quar
antined at Myrtlo Creek, with 'the
flu. There are about 20 men In the
crew and all but four or five are said
to be suffering from the disease.
A banquet was given to the men
of the Church of Christ Friday even
ing at the church house. The gen
eral work of the congregation for
the coming year was discussed and
an enjoyable and profitable evening
was the result.
An Inventory has been filed by
Receiver Sam Baker In the partner
ship case of Kowen and Barton
showing the turning over of cash,
war savings stamps and properties
by Barton and Rowen to the custody
of the receiver.
Den'h of Milton Holter
News reached the city yesterday
of the death in Berkeley, Sal., of Mil
tan E. Holter after an Illness of sev
er il weeks. Mr. Holter was well
known in Grants Pass where he
paused the last summer, being active
in the chrome business. He develop
ed the deposit owned by Wm. Smith
and Phil Starr on Munger creek and
made many business and personal
Five Dollars Reward-
Five dollars reward will- be paid
for the arrest and conviction of any
one stealing the Dally Couriers from
residences or mall boxes.
leaves for Portland
F. S. Bramwell, president of the
Chamber of Commerce, expects to
leave for Portland tenlght, whore he
has been summoned to assist In out
lining the program for the great re
construction meeting. He will also
deliver a speech before the Oregon
irrigation congress meeting while
Bible (Takh Organized
A -Bible study class was organized
by Rev. Drake last Thursday evening
with an enrollment of 17. The class
will meet once a week, on Thursday
evenings, and the object Is to glva
general outline work on each of the
books of the Bible. The class Is
still open to enrollment and any who
are Interested, whether of the con
gregation or not, may take this Bible
A New Spirit of Good Will
Thanks to tho opportunity given It by the
War ItejMtrtmcnt, at home and abroad, a new
spirit of good will has grown up around Dodae
Brothers .Motor Car.
Wherever Holdicrs meet, this car Ih spoken
of in terms of admiration, and even affection.
, Soldiers grow to love the tools, and weap
ons, and implement, tliat serve them.
They admire, especially, the Inanimate
thing that shows grit, and endurance, in a
That is American and that is tho Ameri
can soldier in particular and that is M,e mm
of glory being woven around Dodge Brothers
There will always be associated with it, the
remembrance of tho work it did in the world
In army service on both sides, of the
, Thousands of American soldiers are com
ing back, now, from tho camps in America, and
tho battlefront In France, telling how well that
work was done. ..
It was rumored In this city today
that Gall Hamilton, son of Mr. and
Mrs. i. A. Hamilton, had died tit
Portland from pneumonia following
Influenza. However, a phone call
was sent from the Courier office this
afternoon to the Hamilton homo and
they assured the reporter that the
report was false. Gall has been
very ill, but Is reported murh better
They are telling it to their futlicrs mid
mothers, their woi-Hhipping small brothers,
their sisters, their sweethearts and their friends.
It is the central figure in many a stirring
story told about the family fireplace.
To muny a wliite-hidred American mother,
it means something more as it goes by than
just a motor car.
She links it, somehow, with what her own
boy did, with what America did, and with what
America stands for.
Dodge Brothers lire proud that theirs was
the one car of its type and class chosen by the
They, are prouder still that It lius been
taken into the hearts and homes of the Ameri
Tho old folks, and the little folks who
don't forget, are spreading a leaven of good
will which will endure for years to come.
Dodge Brothers cherish tills now spirit of
good will, width has come out of the world
war, as their most valued possession. 4
Quality Will Please You and
Price Will Tickle You
Yea, that U a broad ktiileiiiont, but not one whit too sweeping
for either our goods or our price", or for both. Our good are too
pure and wholesome for us to ever have to "eat our word"."
When you waul to lie liolli pleasel and tickled, just conic, 'to
us. You'll keep on coming.
An Tnimenso Porker
Anent the big hog stories of tills
killing season the Happy Camp dis
trict of Siskiyou county Is still talk
ing about tho immense porker that
was butchered on tho Roberts ranch,
Dof-nmber is. The dimensions of
the hog were as follows: Length,
from tip to tip, G feet 10 Inches;
girth, 6 feet 2 Inches; smallest part
of neck, 4 feet 1 Inch; height, 2
feet 10 Inches; weight, 532 pounds.
A special tank for scalding had to
be built and half a cord of wood
1 was consumed In heating the water.
The gasoline consumption Is unusually low
The tire mileage is unusually high
DODGE BROTHERS, DETROIT
'. H. DENISON, Distributor
Death of Frank Knox
John Franklin Knox died this
morning at 8:45, at the age of 36
years and 2 months. Death was due
-to influenza. Mr. Knox was born
In Josephine county and has lived
here all his life. He leaves a wife
and one son, aged 10. Also hli par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. William Knox, of
Seattle, and five brothers and three
sisters: Mrs. Al Strickland, of "Mer-
1 rtll. Ore.; Mrs. Wm. York, of Mur
phy, Ore.; Mrs. Emmett Lee, of Se
attle, Oeorge and Ed. Knox of Mer
rill, Glfford and Alva Knox, of Se
attle, and Earl Knox, of Grants Pass.
Letter heads that will please you
at the Ceurter.
THE HTOIIH OF GUAIIANTKMI UOODH
C. It Ft nKLl, Manager
C. L. HOBART CO.
For Wash Day
l-'alrlmiik Meot Konp, 41 for . ... l!.V
Armours White Hoap .V
Hob White Hoa Oc
Ivorj' Soap, large slue 12c
ntnM Washing Powder Nr
I'earllne, large lx -.V
WHY PAY MORE
BASKET GROCERY CO.
01' II GAKAGK I equipped for evry kin J of repair work, and
our workmen are experts in their line. .Nothing Is ever half
done, no detail I" ever overlooked. It Is properly finished on the
spot. Our prices are reasonable.
Buy your supplies from us. We charge no more Uiaa the foreign
dealer for the same article, and WK PAY THK KIUCHJHT and YOU
Buy your gasoline from us. ft is the best ami oar prices are al
ways at the bottom. It pnya to buy your gasoline here.
and Machine Shop
Burke & Son, Proprietors
M'NDAY aud .MONDAY
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