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GRANTS PASS DAILY COUUKR
FlUOAV, FKIIIll'AUY 7,' 1019.
It you suiter from headaches
have your rye examined
Letcher & Sod
WANTED Modern furnished house
with piano and garage. Address
Box 164, Grants Pass, Ore. 86
Feb. S, Saturday Meeting Rogue
River Valley Orange,
Feb. 8, Saturday Annual meeting
Josephine County live Stock as
sociation. Feb. 11, IS, 14. Wednesday, Thurs
day, Friday Soil and Irrigation,
school, direction Prof. W. L. Pow
ers. Feb. 26, 27, 28, Wednesday, Thurs
day, Friday State examinations
at the courthouse. .
Classified advertising in the Daily
Courier will be charged for at the
rate of S cents per line per Issue .un
less paid In advance. The rate of
' 25 words at 50 cents per week does
not provide for bookkeeping, post
age on statements mailed, etc. Here
tofore we have permitted occasional
charges at the cheap rates but no
I vriE moat active dollar in the
JL world is the local payroll
dollar. It never lies idle in the
bank. Like the man on the pay
roll, it is always working doing
something for somebody.
It is the most democratic dollar
it serves the common people,
not the rich and it sustains all
kinds of busmen and professional
life in the community. Don't let
It leave Oregon. Keep it here by
USING LOCAL PRODUCTS.
Home Inducts League of OaiooM
GAS CO. HAS HEARING
IN REGARD TO RATES
The hearing of the application of
the Oregon Gas & Electric company
for permission to increase gas rates
at Grants Pass was held at the
courthouse this morning and con
tinued through the afternoon. The
commission is represented by Fred
A. Williams, who makes his initial
appearance as member of the com
mission and H. H. Corey. Examln
ers Fred A. Rasch and W. P. Ellis
for the commission and 3. F, Kath
rena, of San Francisco, secretary of
the company were also present.
Mr. Kathrena stated the condi
tions with which the company la
contending and quoted figures show
ing the Grants Pass plant being run
at a loss, although wot so much a
loss as that of the Medtord . and
He stated that unleas the Income
of the plant could be increased the
company would have to shut down
and quit business as the stockholders
were not willing to continue pocket
ing loss. ,
City Attorney Norton, Mayor Dem
aray, Frank 3. Bramwell, O. S.
Blanchard. A. B. Cornell, John Du
buis, Mrs. Hair and a number of
other citiiens gave their views of
the local situation and it was the
general opinion that the income of
the company could be increased
enough to make at least a self sup
porting business It the company
would make any attempt to Increase
the number of gas consumers. The
testimony showed that for several
years past no effort whatevef had
been made to Increase the revenue
except to increase the rate, which
was done last summer.
The company has about SaO ser
vice connections in this city, but
only 20! consumers, and the opinion
was expressed that many more users
could be secured by active effort. It
was stated that about 135 more con
sumers at the present rate would
make the business ft paying proposi
The sentlnfent of the public Is
with the company and no complaint
was made of the service rendered.
but there Is objection made to either
raising the rate or closing down the
This afternoon Mr. Rasch, gas ex
pert, gave testimony as to the facts
he found In connection with the
operation ofthe gas plant, and he
will later audit the accounts and
make a check of operating condi
tions. He recently made a valua
tion of the company's plant here af
ter a thorough examination. '
The commission held a hearing at
Medford yesterday and will hold one
at Roseburg tomorrow, the Oregon
Gas ft Electric company owning the
plants at each of these places. . It
will probably be several weeks be
fore the commission renders a de
1 PERSONAL LOCAL
Mrs. G. M. Thrasher arrived last
night from Klamath Falls on bus
iness and to visit with relatives.
"Forhan's" (or the gums. Sabln
has it. 85
Mrs. John Hampshire left last
night for The Dalles, accompanying
the remains of .Mr. Hampshire's
Milk, 10c a quart, add cream 20o
a pint at Homing's Shack. 86
Charles F. Elgin, of Salem, audi
tor tor the state industrial accident
commission. Is in the city auditing
the Industrial payrolls.
Private John Acord arrived home
yesterday, having been discharged
at Camp Lewis from Co. B, 391 1
Machine Gun company, 13th division.
Tom Galvln left last night tor
Walla Walla, Wash., on a business
trip which will extend over several
K. T. Anderson, son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Anderson, of Placer, re
cently discharged from the navy, ar
rived from Bremerton yesterday.
E. E. Brlggsvand wife left this
morning tor Portland. Mr. Brlgss
has been S. P. fireman on the extra
freight running between Grants
Pass and Ashland.
C. H. Woodward returned this
morning to Canyonville. Mr. Wood
ward states that the contract of the
Canyonville-GalesvlUe grading Is
now about 20 per cent completed.
Frank G. Clark arrived home this
afternoon from Camp Lewis, having
been discharged from the 76th Intty.
He received his discharge Just In
time to avoid being sent to Seattle.
The soldiers who were sent to Seat
tle had been examined for discharge
andthelr papers were expected the
following day. i
Out of Town Folks
Will find the Oxford Cafe ft very
satisfactory place to eat. You will
enjoy our generous well cooked moal
we serve for 35 and 40c. 85
The Wardrolto Owners
Cleaning, pressing, repairing; all
modern equipment necessary for first
Jcluss work; work callod for and de
livered; strictly cash. Amos F.
Williams, Phone 147. 8utt
Juel Uostul Top Sergeant
Dr. R. J. Hestul has Just received
word that his son, juel, now, at
Beaume, France, has boon appointed
first' sergeant. Juel and his brother,
Robert, are serving. In the hospital
corps, and although they enlisted
early In 1917, they wore sent to
France only a short time before the
armistice was signed.
Dewey Anderson Hoard From
Mr. and Mrs, John Anderson, of
Placer, have Just received word ot
their son, Dewey Anderson, In
France, after a silence ot five
months. The last letter received from
him was mailed September 10. A
letter Jujst received from his
commanding officer states that
Dewey Is now in a hospital with
broken bones In his right hand.
There were no further details. An
derson Is a member ot the 399 Mo
tor Truck Co.
Aunt Jemima Funcako Hour
Two packages tor 25c while they
last. Josephine Grocery. 85
Leave fur Klnmatli '
C. F. Garber left today tor Klani-
ath Falls, near which city He will
assume charge of a large ranch.
HU-hetft MUkj Fluent Cream
Moore Baking Co.
W. K. C. Meeting-
General Logan W. R. C. will bold
their regular semi-monthly meeting
Saturday afternoon. A full mem
bership is desired.
JAPAN'S SHIPYARDS BUST
Tokio, Feb. 7. Japan's shipyards
are expected to build in 1919, 181
steamers with an aggregate capacity
ot 1.189.285 deadweight tons.
Local Woman's Husband Killed
The following Item from the Even
ing Telegram tells of the death ot
A. O. Dlbbern, husband of Edna
Crawford of this city: "A. O. Dlb
bern, 24 years old, an employe of
the Grant Smith-Porter Shipbuilding
company, this morning fell In the
hold ot a ship under construction.
and died this afternoon from the In
juries. Dlbbern, who is married ami
lived at 1146 Williams avenue, wss
at work at the time of the accident.
He was taken to Good Samaritan
hospital, but efforts to save his life
The Rochdale Store
Pure Buckwheat Flour, lb. 10c
Cod Fish Hrlck, lb. HOC
Steel Cut Coffee, lb. .....................Hoc
' Milk, ISO
, Mm!. Palis Lard fl.50
A Bars foundry Soap 8ft ,
4 Boxes Matches .........23c
WE It AVU 30 Bushels Marquis Wheat (Jood for seed.
WK WANT Good potatoes, cabbage, onions, parsnips, wheat, corn,
UKMKMIIKIt South Delivery leaves our store at 7:40 a. m. and
1:30 p. m.
North, leaves store 9:80 a, m. and 8:30 p. m flet us your order
FRIDAY and SATl'RDAV
"Her Country First"
Hhe wanted to be an airplane pilot,' hut I'mlo Ham didn't want
any lady pilots, and thereon hang the plot.
A Mack Sennett Comedy
IN TWO WARMS
Bl'NDAY and MONDAY
RAFFLICS THE AM AT F. I'll CRACKSMAN
Parker House Rolls
And angel cakes at Moore's Ba
kery Saturday. 85
Heavy Rala Yesterday-
County Agent Thompson reports
that eight-tenths ot an Inch of rain
tell at this place yesterday. Result,
more smiles tor the farmers, but
Phone 90 Medford.
We have just installed a most
complete and modern
and are now prepared to take care of all kinds of work
on ail size of tires.
If you live in town rail at our chop with your
euAlnttx, If not send them in to us for inspection.
After examining them if we find the tire is worth
repairing will save you money the work will be un
conditionally guaranteed to out last the remnlmler of
Auto Service Company
503 South Sixth Street
A Mix-up In Names-
Through an error In yesterday's
Courier, . Harry Sordy's name was
used In connection with an automo
bile accident. The man who met
with the aceident was Harry San
ford of Wllderville.
Notice to Milk Consumers
Unless all milk bottles belonging
to downtown dealers are returned
by the 20 th a deposit charge ot 15
cents per bottle will be made here
after. Return bottles .regardless ot
how long they have . been out or
whether tickets have been lost. Com
Fallin Starts Home Sooni
Mrs. Wm. Fallin received word
from her son, John, whb has been in
the service for nearly two years, that
he expects to sail for New York about
the middle ot the month. He is
wearing three foreign service stripes.
We shall now proceed to close out what few Over
coats we have on hand so we are going to
offer every, Overcoat in the house at
Just Half Price
Buy Goats Now
Good for two
MRS. E. REHKOPF
Rain Hampers Work
R. W. Moore, who has been work
ing with a crew of men on the Pa
cific highway Just south ot Canyon
ville, Is In the city today. Mr. Moore
says the' principal work now Is In
clearing a five-mile stretch for the
new road, but the heavy rains' have
Interfered greatly. He will return
to his work tomorrow.
Death of Mrs. C. W. Ament ,
The death ot Mrs. C. W. Ament
'occurred Thursday afternoon, after
an Illness of several months from
paralysis. The funeral will be held
at the family residence, 654 North
Eighth -street, Saturday afternoon at
2:80,v Rer. Melville T. Wire, con
ducting the service. Interment will
be at the. Granite Hill cemetery.
One only $40 value, size 38 - $20.00
Two " 35 " " 38-39 17.50
Three 27.50 " " 35-36-37 13.75
Two " 25 ' " " 37-38 12.50
Two " 20 " " 38-42 10.00
A few Men's Rubbered Raincoats $12.50 and $15.00
values, to close out at
Remember, this sale is for Saturday and
Peerless Clothing Co.