fAGB FOCR GRANTS PASS DAILY fOl'UIEK I ItlDAY. JANt'AKY ill, IUIII. Just Received Elgin O Size Ladies' Watches This lot is the first we have been able to get for a year Letcher & Son Jewelers and Optometrists PER52NAL LOCAL HOMES QVAIUVTIXiiD Quarantined January 24 None. Released January 24 Mrs. Hussey. E. Wolfolk. S. McBride. Mrs. E. Colwell. Fred Smith. A. Shade. C. H. Ernst. What looks the most like a choice, tender. Juicy steak? L-5? Why, another choice, tendes, Julry steak! OrR STEAKS ARE CXIFORM IX QCALITV IX A CLASS BV THEMSELVES AXD AT THE HEAD OP THEIR CLASS! THEY COME FROM CHOICE STOCK DESIGNED FOR THOSE WHO APPRECIATE CHOICE ' MEATS! COME, MAKE VOIR CHOICE IONS WILL BE HELD IN FEBRUARY County School Superintendent Alice Bacon has received notice from State Superintendent J. A. Churchill that the state office has derided to hold an. examination in all ot the counties ot thp state in all subjocts required for one year certificates. This examination will be held on February 26, 27 and 28, at the court house in Grants Pass. The source of the questions for this examination will be the same as the sources ot questions tor the De cember examinations and the pro gram will be the same. The City Market 403 G STREET PHOXE 52 Money Saved Is Money Made Get our cash prices on your flour si ml mill feeds, Wheat, Outs, Rolled liiirloy and Cream Oats liest on the market, and onr G. P. Kg-? Food the Ijju Maker, $:J.5 per 100 lbs. All other feeds at like bottom prices. You will find the XEW MILL WARKHorSK Third and (; streets J. J. MOltTOX rHARITYbegins athome , we say. How about Prosperity? Shall we build up pros perity in the East by buying Eastern products, or shall we "buy home products" because we want to see pros perity, like charity, "begin at home"? Horn iNDumr Lutein) of Ouoon LOCAL SHOP BUILDING PATENT DITCH DIGGER E. B. Hawkins is having built at the Jennings & Trimble blacksmith shop on J street a ditcher and loader which promises to be a great im provement over anything In the mar ket. Inasmuch as the completed ma chine can be sold at small percent age ot the price of the more ponder ous affairs. This machine, the pat ent for which wea granted to Mr. Hawkins in July, 1917, can be oper ated by one man and two horses and is capable of handling 60 to 80 yards in eight hours. Without toss of time the dirt handled may be loaded on wagons. The demonstration machine is in tended to dig a ditch three feet wide. The ground is to be first plowed to loosen the soil and then the digger 4s put on the soft dirt and hauled by a team of horses. When the scoop is filled the team is released by a lever and the horses then hoist the scoop to a height suf ficient to dump into a wagon or over a bank. By an Ingenious ar rangement the scoop as It is elevat ed is turned and tilted so as to dump the dirt to one side. Tt can be used as a loader and will load a wagon In 10 minutes. The demonstration machine will be completed in another week or 10 days and Mr. Hawkins proposes to have a public demonstration. N V. W TOiAY TYPEWRITER wanted for few months. Will buy if satisfactory. Address Pox 134, Grants Pass Oregon. 74 WANTED Four wood splitters and one swamper; $1 per cord and tools furnished. Wm. Dickens, 713 North Fifth street, or phone Scott Robinson, Wilderville. 73tf LOST 3 0 x 3'4 tire chain! between Rogue River and Grants Pass on Pacific Highway. R. F. D. Carrier No. 3. 74 SECOND HAND goods of every des cription bought and sold. A. Timmons, 408 South Sixth St. tf IX5ST Will party who picked up the endgate on the Merlin road with the license tag, report to the Ford Garage. 74 COMING EVENTS Feb. 3, Monday Annual meeting stockholders of the Grants Pass Fruit association at 2 p. m. Feb. 26, 27, 28, Wednesday, Thurs day, Friday State examinations at the courthouse. '. Feb. 3, Monday Second semester High school opens. -- Sheriff George Lewis returned to day from a business trip to Salem. . E. L. Coburn, county clerk, Is transacting business, at Salem. "Day Dream" face powder. Sablu has It. 73 Linn Jewell went to Ashland this afternoon on business. B. F. Rode, of Silverton, is regis tered at the Oxford. G. L. Flint, of Roscbnrg, was in the city yesterday, Mrs. Edith Waggoner went to Millwood this morning on account of the Illness ot her grandmother. H. W. Wehber will attend thej commercial club meeting at Med- ford tonight. C. E. Nlles and F. S. Brnmwell will attend the commercial club ban quet tt the Holland hotel in Med-' ford tonight. Homstltchlng and plcoting at 10 cents a yard All work guaranteed The Vanity Shop, Medford, Ore. 27tf V. E. Streuble and bride, of Bel llngham. Wash., stopped over lu Grants Pass last night, leaving south this morning. Mr. and Mrs. James Fletcher, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, who visited their old neighbor, C. E. Young, left south this morning. i William Jewell, who spent the past two months here with his moth er, left this morning, returning to Pilot Rock. Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Itoynton left this morning for San Francisco, where . they will spend several; months. Mrs. Nelson Hanson, who visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Whipple, returned to Weed, Cal., to day. Relief Corps Mooting The Women's Relief. Corps will hold their regular meeting Saturday afternoon. Angel Cuke And Parker House rolls Suturdrfy at Moore's Bakery. 73 Itoglstmtion of Students The, registration of old students will be on Friday, 'January 31, at the high school, at 9 o'clock. New students will be registered the same day at 1 o'clock. PoMtiiiiiMtcr Wanted A civil service cxumlnntlou will be held In Grants Pass February 15 for the purpose or securing a poet master for Hugo, Ore. The compen sation for the Hugo postmaster Inst year was $224. Kulsomlnlng IHiMit A 'crew of workmen commenced this morning the work ot re-kal-snmlnlng the Interior of the South ern Pacific" possenger station. Small Wreck Tho derailing ot a freight cur last night near Morlln delayed traffic for a time, but the track has been cleared and trains were running again this morning. LANDOWNERS TO 10 TO Sergeant Harmon Operated On Mrs. C. L, Swlnden today roeolved word from Mm. D. A. Harmon stat ing that her son. Sergeant John Harmon, had been operatod on for appondlcltls at Camp Kearney. Cal. He Is reported as doing well. Would Kills (.'its Hates The Oregon Gus & Electrlo com pany will have a hearing before the public service commission in Grunts Pass on Friday, February 7, at 10 a. in., at which tlnie the gas company will ask for authority to Increase thoir rates. To the members, of the Gravity I District Improvement company: Since your last meeting on Janu ary 4, 1919, certain members have advocated the formation ot an irri gation district and have brought I considerable pressure to bear uponi your board of directors along that line. In order to be fair and lmpar- tlal your board has patiently heard) these claims and has permitted rep-1 resentatlves of the Grants Pass Irri-! gation District to meet with them: and go over the matter. In order that the landowners themselves may be fully, advised as to the different propositions the board has deemed It best to call an adjourned meeting of the annual meeting of the members to be held In' the Chamber of Commerce rooms. Grants Pass, Oregon, on Saturday, January 25th, 1919, at 2 o'clock In the afternoon, at which time a thor ough discussion of the proposition will be had and the matter will be submitted to the landowners for their decision. Every landowner, whether a mem ber of the Gravity District Improve ment company or not, coming under the proposed gravity district. Is ur gently Invited to attend the meeting and to be prepared to decide wheth er they desire the formation of an Irrigation district, or whether the company shall go ahead with the plans already under way. Every member should Invite other land owners to attend as' the, matter Is vital to you, and every member shffuld be present himself: By order of the president. K. HAM. VERB ACHETt, ' Secretary. Electric Work Phone 90 Medford. Pauls Electric Store. 63tf Allen In Texas El. W. Allen, of this city, and who represented the local Chamber of Commerce at the recent reconstruc tion convention at Portland, Is now In Texas, having been attracted to that state by the opening tip of new oil fields. (i, P. Hardware Selling Spray The Grants Pass Hardware, al though they have had their stock of spray material on hand only 48 hours, has sold an equivalent of 47,500 gallons or liquid spray, an Indication that the fruitgrowers are alive to the spray situation and are Intending to keep the orchards clean. Asking for Rids The state highway commission has a notice In this Issue of the Courier, asking for bids for rrfad construction. The first bid is for paving the highway from this city to the Jackson county line, a dis tance of six miles. One of tho other bids Is for grading the Pacific high way from the Josephine-Douglas county line through Stage Coach Pass, approximately 2 miles north to a point known as tho Jacques' place. ONE MORE AMERICAN IX GERMAN PRISON Berlin, Jan. 24. Of the American soldiers taken prisoner by the Ger mans on the western front only one now remains In Germany, the As sociated Press correspondent has learned. He is at Stuttgart, too' 111 to be removed. Avoid Unprofitable Moods. Angry moods and "grouches" and their twin sisters, "grudges," serve ab solutely no purpose. If some one hurts or wounds ns generously forget It Time heals the deepest cuts and nikkes us brnver end wiser for the experience. Let ns love life and Its worth-while things and avoid all un profitable moods. Otherwise happi ness will never come our way, and If we search f or It, It will flee from ns like a phantom, for after all It is the state of our mind. Ail kinds of legal blanks at the Courier. Vnder $3,000 Bond Goorge Harlow, aged 2C, of Itoguc River, was arrested nt Grants Pass Tuesday on a charge of criminal as sault upon a 13-ycur old girl of Evans creek section and brought to Medford, where after a preliminary hearing before Judge Taylor Thurs day, he was bound over to the gnuid Jury under $3,000 bonds, which he failed to furnish.- Medford Trlbtino. Rig Ron of Stcellicjids Game Warden P. H. Dally reports that there Is the largest run of stool- heads and sllversldos In the ' river this week that he has soon for years, says the Medford' Tribune. He says that tfie run' has continued for sov eral days, and that they are crowd ing the fish ladder to the limit. There has been more water In the river than usual and he thinks that Is the cause of the big run. Loses Fingers on Saw , W. R. Barrett loBt two fingers on his right hand this forenoon at his shop.'corner F and Fourth streets, on a combination saw. Mr. Barrett says he has worked with machinery all his life and knows how to be careful but this was a case of pure carelessness. Dr. Loughrtdge dressed the wound, hut Mr. Barrett refused to take any anaesthetic. He Is out on the street this afternoon. STARCHES Argo Corn Starch, per pkg. . 10o Kingsfords Corn Starch, 2 pkgs 25c Popes Corn Starch, 2 pkgs ,25c Ivory Starch, 2 pkgs 15c Argo Gloss Starch, pkg 10c Kingsfords Gloss Starch, 2 pkgs 25c BASKET GROCERY CO. 1918 Ford, motor perfect, new tires 1918 Ford in fine shape -Nearly new Ford with new Ameabilt body Ford Bug Ford worm gear truck, nearly new $450 $425 $650 $300 $550 C. L. HOBART CO. Rsmoves Scorched 8 pots. Badly scorched linen may be in proved by boiling well hiilf a pint of vlnegnr, half an ounce of soap, two emcfm of fnlHv earth, aud the Jute of several onions; spread this over the linen wherever It Is scorched aud leave It to dry. When dry wash the gar ment, and the scorch will have disappeared. 8llvr 8pruc Popular. The silver spruce of Ilrltlsh Co lumbia la In such demand for airplane construction been use the tree grow extremely tall, sometimes ISO feet, and they taper but little toward tho top. From them enn be obtained long wing beams for flvlnir machines, which run from IS to SS feet In length. Printing that pleases We do' It! Courier Job Department. . Telephoning In Japan, The editor of the Jo pun Times imya the telephone service In Japan Is ut terly had. lie wonders "wlist Job WouM hnve done hint he lived In Tokyo snd wanted to telephone to the special ist on holls." He conclude with ths following Incident : "A lady In Ksrnl sawn culled up her house In Tokyo, left by the next triilu. got the cull and tiilked to herself In Knnilfnws sis hours after she arrived In Tokyo. That's not n Joke. It's the solemn truth." Kroui the Kiist nod West New . t Butter Btllsvtd Long Burlsd. While cutting turf In bog near Pnrtnilnwn. England, workers found keg of butter many fevt under ths sur fuce In perfect state of preservation. It Is believed to have been burled for great number of years. OY THEATER TONIGHT and HATtKDAY Wallace Reid In "The Source" IJn was the genus Hum. He realized It and It hurt when ho saw the girl eye him with contempt. Hut Unit look inude hint find him self and he nindo the same girl fall In love with hlni. MUTT & JEFF In "TIIK lUIUil.AK AI.AIt.M" Joy Theater SIXDAY mid .MONDAY MATINKi: Nl'NDAY !i:UO c H A R L I I i aWl In N C H A N P I Shoulder Arms" nnd in "Caprice" Mary Pickford This picture was first shown a few years ago and lias been reds sued so that thoso who missed it then will have a clinnce to see this masterpiece. '