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GRANTS PASS DAILY COIMKH
WKIINKSUAY, JAM'AHY 83, 1019.
MAN FROM GOLD Hill
FACES SERIOUS CHARGE
George Harlow, of Gold Hill, was
arrested at the Palace hotel iu this
city Monday night by Officer J. P.
Martin, upon information received
from Jackson county. Harlow faces
a charge of seduction, the girl in the
fase being a little 14 year old child
residing In the vicinity of Gold Hill.
.Harlow Is 6 years of age.
When Policeman Martin demand
ed admittance to Harlow's room at
the hotel, the latter answered, then
remained silent, refusing to open
the door. Then the- policeman
spoke In no uncertain tones and the
door was opened. The sheriff from
Jackson county took Harlow south
SAYS MUST TAKE COATS
OFF TO TIE FUTURE
That Bolshevism, which but a
few months ago was a hideous dream
of far away Russia, is considered a
present, living reality in this coun
try and In Portland and a factor to
be dealt with In the great new era Is
shown by the fact that this symbol
Ism of social unrest Is mentioned
again and again like an ever recur
ring theme In the talks delivered by
the nationally known speakers who
have appeared at the two days' ses
sion which has launched the New
Era movement of the Presbyterian
church In Portland.
"We may take off our hats to the
past, - bnt we've got to take off our
coats to the future," said W. E. Bie
derwolf, of Chicago, secretary of the
Family Altar league this morning.
"We will never get rid of anarchy
and Bolshevism, divorce and gamb
ling until we push the forces of onr
endeavor across the threshold of the
home. We can't mobilize the church
against these forces properly and ef
ficiently until we first mobilize the
In urging the observance of fam
ily worship, he said that "we can no
- more expect a rose to blossom forth
from a covering of Ice than we can
except a holy life to emerge from
the conditions which surround , the
average American child."
"Do that community service most
needed, whether It be fighting the
Bolshevikl principles of anarchy.
fighting the spread of venereal di
sease, fighting for prohibition, for
clean streets or what not," la the ur
gent .plea made by Dr. A. W. Halsey
yesterday. "But while we do the
' 'natural' things let us not' lose our
faith In the supernatural. This
church will be false to Its mission If
It does not catch a vision of a pos
sible new world to emerge from the
present ship-wrecked' world. Think
of. the slumbering possibilities In the
peace conference now In progress. It
Is almost impossible to realize the
tremendous suffering the peoples of
, the world have gone through and
now face and in the words of Elihu
Root, the proposed league will have
the strength of straw unless based
upon the teaching of Christianity."
All FORMER DIRtCTORS
The Grants Pass Irrigation dis
trict has re-elected Chas. Smith, Geo,
A. Hamilton and O. U.elgh Ma di
rectors for the ensuing year. On
February 4th the directors will meet
to appoint a president and secretary.
The Grauts Pass Irrigation dis
trict was organlied In 1917, and they
voted $290,000 bonds to be used In
building the system, which will In
all probability bo a gravity flow
This gravity system is calculated to
irrigate approximately 3.500 acres,
but it is the intention to add to It
later on by pumping from the first
ditch to a high line ditch, which
will give the district In the neigh
borhood of 5.000 or 6,000 acres
The company Is composed of about
100 owners who control In the ag
gregate about 8,000 acres.
The directors of this company
state that they will not try to "shoe
string" their proposition through
but will await until they can market
their bonds when they will put on
full steam ahead.
ANARCHISTS PLANNED TO
KILL THE ROCKEFELLERS
Washington, Jan. 22. A plot on
the lives of John D. Rockefeller and
his. son, John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
planned by anarchists shortly after
the beginning of the European war,
was related to the senate propaganda
Investigating committee by Thomas
Tunney, police Inspector of New
York. He said the plotters all were
killed by the explosion of the bomb
they had made to kill the Rockefel
Inspector Tunney testified that
there was evidence of renewed ac
tivity of anarchists In the United
States. Since the signing of the ar
mistice, he said, evidence has been
found that anarchists planned to or
ganize and disseminate propaganda.
TEXAS XEGRO BURNED AT
. THE STAKE BY niG MOB
Hlllsboro, Tex., Jan. 22. Bragg
Williams, a negro, who murdered
Mrs. George W. Wells and her in
fant son, was taken from the officers
here a few days ago and burned at
a stake on the public square by a
COOS BAY DISTRICT SHIPS
127.810,870 FEET OF TIMBER
Sixty-three per cent of all the lum-
ber shipped coastwise -from Oregon
ports during the year 1918 came
from Coos Bay according to figures
which are published In the Timber
man. These figures show that the
total shipped from Coos Bay for the
year was 127,810,870 feet. The to
tal shipped from the Coqullle river
for the year was 43,869,433 feet
The total amount of Port Orford
white cedar shipped from Coos coun
ty was 30,907,000 feet. Marshfield
WILSON'S PROPOSALS ARE
APPROVED BY CONGRESS
DAIRYMEN WANT SQUARE DEAL
Salem, Ore., Jan. 22. To give
milk, cream and butterfat producers
the right to lie represented by a
tester maintained by themselves
when tests are made of their pro
duct at creameries would be the ef
fect of a bill introduced by Senator
Huston. At the present time, the
producers do not have that right
and the change sought by the bill,
it is said, wculd assure a square
deal for the producers and give them
a chance to bring suit in case of dis
pute over tests.
OREGON SOLONS WOULD
PREVENT TIPPING IN STATE
Solem, Ore., Jan. 22. Represen
tative Roman's bill "prohibiting the
giving, offering and receiving of
tips" came up for second reading
Said the speaker without a smile
"Referred to the committee on
health and public morals."
Then he couldn't help It he had
Paris, Jan. 22. An official bulle
tin states that President Wilson's
proposals were approved by the
peace congress, including the recog
nition of the Russian peoples' right
to direct their own affairs without
dictation from outside powers, who
do not want to exploit Russia.
TAKES .II ST ONE MONTH FOR
MAIL TO COME FROM NEW YORK
1 PEK52NflL LOCAL
J. P. DoWltt nnd U. E. Allen are
lu the city from Almeda today.
"Vaseline Capsicum," Sabln has It.
Tom Gulvlu canto in from Crescent
City yesterday for a short stay.
Mr. and Mrs. IS. B. Petiel, of Ice
land, are In the city this afternoon.
Mrs. W. G. White weut to Mod-
ford this afternoon to spend a few
days with the Dr. Sweeney family.
11. 11. Reed, of Althouse, returned
this morning from San Diego, whore
ho spent the past three weeks.
Hemstitching and plootlng, at 10
cents a yard AH work guaranteed
The Vanity Shop. Medford. Ore. 37tf
K. U. Hunt has returned fiQiu San
Fruneisco. He is on his way home
at Agnes, Ore.
Al Martlneau, manager of the Now
Josephine, leaves tonlsht for Port
land, as a witness In the federal
G. W. Smith returned home this
morning from Camp I-ewls, having
been discharged from the light artillery.
Mrs. Nelson Hanson, of Weed,
Cul., Is spending the week here with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Miss Elizabeth Ogden arrived this
morning from Pasadena and will
visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.
Mr. and Mrs. David Stephenson.
Miss Stephenson and Mrs. J. E. Mar
tin, of Portland, who spent several
days In the city, loft this afternoon
for southern California.
Irving and Ivan Kesterson, mill
men of Dorris, stopped off here this
morning for a few days. They are
returning home from a trip to Portland.
George N. Campbell spent an hour
between trains with his parents a
couple of days ago. He was en route
from Fort Dodge, la., to Camp Lewis
for discharge. Mr. Campbell, who
was In the 14th Infty., was station
ed in Alaska for 10 months and his
regiment was headed for France
when they were detained at Fort
Dodge by the Influenza epidemic.
HOMES QUARANTINED 4
Quarantine January 22
E. G. Holman.
Released January 22
J. S. Harvey. .
E. C. Macy.
Geo. R. Riddle.
Mrs. J. Handle.
Carrier Hoys Wanted
Place now open for carrier
with wheel. Apply al once,
. Is the best broad.
Will lit-uvv Tonight
Sheriff George Lewis will leave
this evening for Salem with Reuben
W. DoWltt, who has been sentenced
to 12 years, and Lee Holman, who
faces a .ttcntenre of from one - to
Phono 90 Medford.
War's l'.ITet on Missions
Rev. Alonzo M. Petty, D. D., 'and
Rev. J. II. Robbing, secretaries of
the A iue lean H:iptlt Foreign Mis
sion society, will address a meeting
at the Baptist church tonight at
7:30. The effect of the war on mis
sion fields will be explained. A cor
dial welcome is extended to the pub
lic to attend this meeting.
llrM-r'a Electric 8lu
For all kinds of eloctric repairing
nnd wiring phone 47. 507 K street.
Shlpyiirtl MiM'hunic Married
Ilursliell Mrlntyro and Miss lion
lu Long were united In marriage at
the homo of the officiating minister,
Rev. Chas. R. Drake, on the after
noon of January IRth. Both young
people are well kliown here, the
groom at present being employed as
a mechanic In the shipyards In Port
land. They left Immedlatly for
Portland whre they will make tholr
Reauly for BuhIucW
Dr. C. E. Jackson, who took over
Dr. Elliott's dental business, haB
completed the remodeling of his
rooms In the Golden Rule building
and Is now ready for business.
FRENCH WOMEN DEMAND .
JUSTICE OF CONFERENCE
Paris, Jan. 22. French women
have addressed a petition to the
members of the peace conference
asking Justice in the name of thou
sands of women, young girls and
children, who. It Is set forth, were
systematically torn from their fam
ilies and subjected to various forms
of 111 treatment at the hands of the
Germans during the war.
Ml II Inkle Die of Pneumonia
Mamie Alice Hlnkle died at her
home this morning at 7:30 from
pneumonia following Influenza, aged
30 years 7 months and 13 days. Miss
Hlnkle was born In Desota, la..
June 3, 1888, and came to Grants
Pass 14 years ago. For the past
five years she has been dental as
sistant for Dr. Flanagan. She Is
survived by ber mother and step
father, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Shade.
The funeral will be held at the fam
ily residence, 225 West H street,
Friday at 10:30, Rev. Chas. R
Drake conducting the service.
GRABLE At Winona Monday, Jan
uary 20, to Mr. and Mrs. O. H
Grable, an 8-pound daughter.
A card stating "I have arrived
psMy overseas" was received Mon
day afternoon by Mrs. Geo. Yoran,
751 Lincoln street, from her Bon,
Francis Yoran, an assistant paymas
ter In the United States naval re
serve. The card was mailed and
postmarked December 22, and dur
ing the time the card has been get
ting here from New York the young
man has returned by ship from
France and after spending several
days at Newport News crossed the
continent to El Centro, Cal., arriv
ing there as soon as the card arrived
here, which Is considered somewhat
amusing as showing how pronfpt.ly
the mall work. Eugene Guard.
DR. C. E. JACKSON, D. M. D., suc
cessor to Dr. Bert Elliott. Over
Golden Rule Store. Phone 6.
FOR RENT Rooms at 301, corner
Third and H streets. Board If de
All parties having bills against
me are hereby notified to file the
same with the firm of Blanchard
Blanchard, at their office In this city,
who will Immediately look after all
such matters during my temporary
absence. Also, those who owe' me
are requested to make such payment
to the above firm at once.
73 a H. CAMERON.
Preserve the Trees.
Probably the most highly prized
tree In the world Is the avocado pear
tree In California, ' which returns an
annual Income of $3,000, nnd was once
Insured for $.10,000. As to trees In
general. Immediate money returns su
persede, in mos't minds, sentiment or
natural benuty. A "Inndscnpe robbery"
which caused the "robbers" no com
punctions, vvns the cutting of a splen
did yellow poplar which for several
generations line been a landmark
among the Cumberland hills. The for
est 'monarch, yielded over 7,000 feet
of first-class lumber, valued nt We
000. There was no one to cry "Wood
man, spar thut tree!" whose protest
counted against its destruction. The
countryside has lost n nuturnl beauty
never to be restored; the owner tins
money In his pocket. As Joyce Kil
mer wrote: "Only God cun make a
ALASKANS ASKING FOR
Juneau, Alaska, Dec. 30. (By
mall) Reports from Washington
say that Governor Thomas Rlggs Jr,
of Alaska, Is working to secure an
airplane mall service from Alask
Bids for the delivery of mail from
Valdez to Fairbanks by airplane have
been asked by the postofflco depart
ment, and it is understood that oth
er mall routes will bo investigated.
Substitution of the airplane for
carrying mail in Alaska would In
deed be an innovation and a blow at
, the romanco of the Far North. I'p
to the present nnd the only method
of carrying mail in a largo part of
the territory, during eight months of
the year, Is by dog team and sled.
; During the other four months Hmall
Damascus Oldest City. launches or steamers carry the mall.
The tradition of the Bust, which so Alaskans are wondering how It will
often has proved full of historical seem to see an airplane winging Its
meat, sets down Damascus ns the old- way over the fujow covered tundra
and hills, oyer the glaciers of the
est city on earth still Inhabited by
man. It was a cnpltul before Abra
ham. The old Babylonian Ideograph
indicating .Damascus hus been trans-'
latcd "fortress of the Amorltes," nnd
there Is urnplu. reason for admitting
this rendering.. Thus Dumnscus be
comes the stronghold of. the legendary
first Inhabitants of Syria reputed to
have been as tall us ccdiirs. and so set
down In the Bible. Their name occurs
In the first lliihylonlnn 'Inscriptions,
dutlng back to 2100 B. C.
coast and Into settlements now glad
dened by arrival of mall only once
In every month or so.
SENATE FAILS TO REACH
VOTE ON FAMINE BILL
Washington, Jan.- 22. Growing
opposition and protracted debate
covering a variety of subjects again
prevented the senate from reaching
I a vote today on the bill appropriat
ing (100,000,000 asked by President
Wilson for famine relief in Europe,
Several more senators plan to speak
Feb. 3, Monday Annual meeting I lo" ruw "uu ... ,. am
stockholder, of the Grants PaM-tonight passage of this meastfre be-
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Will be at Hotel Joaephlne five days from date (Jan. 21)
G. W. KING
W. T. Urtwn. I'ropr.
Grants Pass & Crescent City Stage Co.
Big, Easy Riding Pierce Arrow Cars
Office OM Observer lllk. Corner Seventh and U afreet I'hone SMI
Telephone 22H.4 und I0:t
Help do your own Car Repairing
Now is tho tlmo to huve your car looked over and put In
shape for the summer. I have had 14 years garage experience
which enables me to locato you car troubles and fix It as it should
be in tho shortest posslliie time. A trial will convince you. If you
should want to help me work on your car I shall be glad to tiuvo
you and It will give you a bettor Idea of how to take care of It In
tho future. Drop.. In and sec mo.
E. A. ADAMS
BOS Bouth Sixth Street.
Opposite Oxford Hotel
1918 Ford, motor perfect, new tires $450
1918 Ford in fine shape - - $425
Nearly new Ford with new Amesbilt
body - - - - - $650
Ford Bug - - . . . . $300
C. L. HOBART CO.