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GRANTS PASS DAQiT COURIER
WKOMKNIKIY, Jll.V Slil. HMtt.
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WEDNESDAY, J VIA 88, 110.
f Probably showers and cooler,
gentle northwesterly winds.
"Deer are so plentiful in Southern
Utah," says a Utah booster, "that
tourists have difficulty in keeping
from running over them with their
cars." That's nothing. Here in
Oregon the state hires' thousands of
men to herd the deer off the right
of way so the construction gangs ran
tulld the roads. When yon tell a
be credited anyway.
, PAY AS YOV FIGHT
Late reports indicate that the net
war indebtedness of the United
States is only $1 2,000,000,000. This
'4a the amount left out of the total
expenditure after deducting the bil
lions which our allies have borrowed
and will pay back, and the other bil
lions wticb have been paid, and are
now being paid, by taxation. There
are said to be about $9,000,000,000
of these foreign loans and $9,000,
000.000 ot taxes.
Thus the nation tinds itself, at the
close ot the war, In ata exceptionally
strong financial position. This net
deibt Is nowhere near so large and
burdensome as most people have ex
pected. It has been kept down chiefly by
the tact that the American people
were willing, during the war, to pay
larger proportion of the war bills
In taxes than any other nation. Those
taxes have come hard, and still come
hard, on top of all the big liberty
loan subscriptions and other war de
mand. But the poMc7 proves to
fcaVe been well worth while. Prom j
now on, our people will Teap thej ;or now 8eu8 at 23 a hundred,
benefit of their self-denial. Most of j hoots, "hide and tail thrown In. That
They Arc Here
THE XKW KALu BV1TIXU8, IMtlXrKSS CLOTH, KMI'KKSS
CLOTH. TWEE1, WOOL VELOURS A.M MIDDY FUNNK!..
ALSOSKW I'ATTKRN SILKS IX IMAIIkS AXI) STKIPKS
KINNEY & TRUAX
103 North Sixth
as menacing to the peace ot the
world as the treaty of Berlin was
forty years ago and unless we can
make in It changes which I deem pri
marily essential I shall not vote for
its. ratification. The limitation of
armaments has been presented to us
as one of the fundamental purposes
ot the league, yet, nowhere in the
instrument does' this apear to b
eight, huviug an estimated popula
tion of 392,000, are In Oregon; forty-two,
with a population ot 634,000
are in Washington; and seven with
13.000 eole, are In Alaska.
The larger towns ot the district
using national forest water are
Portland, Eugene, Oregon City,
Roseutirg, Albany, Medford, Ash
land, linker, Iji Grande, The Dalles
and Rend, Ore.; Seattle, Tacoma,
Bverett, "Walla Walla, Yaklmu, We
natchee, Aberdeen, Port Angeles,
Ellensbiirg and Roslyn, Wash.; and
Anchorage, Cordova, Ketlchlkan and
IhiiuIoii, July 1. (Correspon
dence of the Associated Press.)
Children strewed with flowers the
psth of the iPrlnce of Wales ' and
bombarded his automobile with rosea
when he visited recently the coal
mining regions tf South Wnlea and
went down Into a mine. The prince
sco ml with the coal miner of
Rhondda Valley toy telling them that
it was not Ills fa'ult that It was his
first' visit and that his absence was
due to the war. ,
On his way to the mrne he sur
prised one woman by asking to see
her house and garden. He stopped
his car when another woman held
tip her baby to give lilm a rose.
Arriving at Cwymmer pit, the
prince donned the cap and overalls
of a miner, and gratefully accepted
from the foreman a silver safety
lamp, the gift of the management.
Miners and thplr fomiltea crowded
around him, and cheered while the
prince waited for the cage to rise
from the depths of the shaft.
Suddenly there was heatd the
sound of singing apparently from the
bowels of the eatth. The cage came
in view bringing a small party of
miners, black with coal-dust, straight
The forest service cooperates with
the towns in protecting their water-! from the toll of (he pit and singing
sheds from Tire and trespass, and Welsh anthem,
every effort is made to keep the When the singing stopped the
water free from any sort of contam-l prince and his offlolnl guides then
inatlon. Formal cooperative agree-, stepped Into the cage and. swiftly
ments between the secretary of ag
riculture and the city officials are In
effect providing for this protection
fish" story, tell a Wg one ttwontjof the watersheds of Tacoma- and
The question with the produoer
and middleman Is. how high can I
boost the price? The question with
the consumer Is, shall I buy it or
leave it alone? Meanwhile common
labor says "gimme a dollar an hour
or 111 put you out of business." Who
Walla Walla In Washington and Ore
gon City, The Dalles, Dufur, Wal
lowa, Baker and Toledo in Oregon.
Convictions have been secured
this seajson by the forest service for
fires on the Crater and Deschutes na
tional forests. It is the district for
ester's purpose to Investigate every
man-caused fire occuring on or near
the national forests of the district"
and to convict the responsible per
son whenever possible. It is from
but very carefully, wpre lowered nlto
At the bottom of the shaft some
one had written on a bank timber
with white chalk, "Welcome to our
sold tor prince." The prince was man
ifestly pleased and asking for chalk
wrote beside It "Thank you," and
signed It "Edward P."
Then they took htm through the
mines, showed him the ventilation
system which guards the lives of
the hundreds of men and boys while
they work, showed him the "work
ing faces" where miner were dig
ging coal, and explalnwl to him some
these small unextinguished camp, of the difficulties attending the un-
Bernstorff advises the Germans to' fires that many ot the largest and ' dergroiind life of the tollers.
cultivate the good will of the Amer
icans. Too late. The time for that
was four years ago when Bernstorff
and his gang were betraying America.
tte other powers are Just beginning
to pay for their war, and we have
onrs nearly half paid for already.
It 1 a new exemplification of the
old adage. "Pay as yon go." Be
cause we have paid as we fought,
we are now ready to tackle the big
problems of reconstruction and fresh
economic development with finances
almost unimpaired, and with vigor
and confidence Increased by these
I.ngiishman who named his alehouse
the "Flying Pig" so long ago,, was a
bit of a prophet.
Switzerland threatens to 'bolt the
league if Germany is not admitted at
owe. Well, that lets Switzerland
out of it.
most destructive forest fires nave He Insisted on trying it himself,
sprung, according to forest officials. , and taking the pick handd to lilm
I by a grimy old miner, struck a few
XOTfCE , vigorous blows. Later, while thank-
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that . ing the people for his reception, he
the County Court will consider bids said he could appreciate the stren
for the construction of portions otjuous character of a miner's work.
the Pacific highway between Grants: '
Pass and Sexton Mountain between'
Stations 194 to 236, 267 Q 334, 380 issMed Ad Rates
to 393, and 455 to 467, according Classified adv.rtlslng In the Dally
to maps, plans, specifications and es- Co,,rl" win be tor ttt th
thnates on file In the office of the rale of cents, per line per Issue on-
less paid tn advance. The rale or
25 words at 50 cents per week does
. ..t j . . . .. i . i (..
' The Court will consider eirate ' ul i" "'l,i""S'
bids for the construction of such:e on "tatemtnts mailed, etc. Here
highway between each of the aWe i tpfore we have Pwnntted occasional
County Clerk of Josephine County, j
stations, or In the entirety. Pay-
j ment to be made by road warrants.
'AH bids must be filed on or be-1
'charges at the ches; rut s but, no
1 debate and a Sennett movie.
DEVIL IX THK CHVH.V.'
Prof. L. B. Allyn of the New Jer
sey sta'e normal school Is said to
have discovered that under the new
federal prohibition law buttermilk
comes under the ban as an alcoholic
Anything containing more than
one-half of one per cent alcohol is
pronounced Intoxicating. Prof. lAllyn
says his experiments show that but
termilk seldom has less than 1 per
cent. When perfectly fresh, it al
cohol content is scarcely noticeable,
even to a chemist, but it rapidly in
creases through fermentation.
This is dreadful. One by one, tem
perance drinks are proved Intemper
ate. What hope is there for the so-
(ber seeker if the Demon Rum is
found lurking even In the sacred and
As for the Impious hosts who are
seeking consolation in new, strange
beverages, it may he good news.
The celebrated "Fairbanks cock
'tall" may prove to have been pro
phetic. .They will rally round the
buttermilk pail with hope in their
hearts. And if their (thirst la not
' fully assuaged, and If they fall to
attain the desired state of spirituous
exaltation, they will at least get
some good, wholesome food Into
After all, there is not much differ
ence sometimesbetween a senate, for " oJclock a. m. of the 6th day!' tor .Km Sheet
of August. 1919, and a certified! ,j00 wm writing paper, sxn
check of 5 per cent of the amount Inches, unruled. Courier office. 23tf
bid must accompany the same, made j , . , ,
payable to E. I Coburn, County
The County Court reserves the !
One camper says he don't like to
sleep in the big timber because the
trees bark so at night.
Portland, Ore., July 23. Eighty-
seven cities and towns of Oregon,
Washington and Alaska derive the
water supply for their municipal
water works from the national for
ests of the North Pacific district
according to a report just complied
in the office of District Forest Geo.
H. Cecil. Of these towns thirty
right to reject any and all bids or
award the contract according to the
best Interests of the county.
By order of the County Court of
Josephine County. Oregon.
E. I COBURN.
33 County Clerlt.
Cools the stomach, washes out the
bowels, drives out Impurities, helps
the liver It's Holllster's Rocky
Mountain Tea. Take it once-a'-week
during hot weather and see how
happy and contented you'll be. 36c.
Tea or Tablets. Sabin's Drug 8tore.
Horse Shoring and General
WimmI repairing on nil kinds nf
. have one of the best of horse
shoerx that the conntry af
fords. 315 South 6th St
Are You In The Dark?
We are showing some beautiful
BARNES, The Jeweler
8. I. Time lnwtor Next door Wrt Xtionl llaok
The Things You Eat
MAKI-: HUl IIKAI.TH OH IM, IIKAIlll
Are, you tutting "cheap 'groceries Imvum they l little aiitl
your Income In limited'.'
Kut IT UK foHl, even If tliey do Mttnet intra rtmt a fraction
Your lieulth is priceless. Hut kimhI IiimiIiIi run never rrault
from eating Inferior foods.
We have a wlilo reputatiun for liniiiltiug only pore and whole
KHH-lnlly are our fruits anil tegetitble frto.lt nml nliolraumr.
We want your trades You nrol our rimx!.
SWANS liOW.N CAKK KUH'H
G. B. BERRY
Harness and Saddlery
Auto Top and Canvas Work
With Grants Pass Hardware Co.
VK IUVK A FIXK UK OK
Second Hand Ford Gars
iiiariilecri to tie i firot rlu Iih
C. L. HOBART CO.
CZECHOSLOVAK BUSINESS MISSION TO AMERICA
Says Senator Moses of New Hamp
shire: "This treaty of Versailles 1
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(K.- ' ' "f.r' ' lrss. -'.'j'"' '"s " - yy oeC',':'.'FXry -A 'st . jiAfs:a---t'F. , V, .. "it . . ;.w w 'A
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MeinlietM of tlie lecliiilrul iiikI iiier iiiilliciiiiHMin n-irf litis the I 'zcTliii-Moviik repulilie plmliigruplieil in u.ili
Ington Hfter being received by Acting Sevivlnry of Suite I'oik lit Hie suite ileiiirtineiit. Tills iiiImnIoii Is lolii'llig lli
United Suites st inlying Amerlciin business uiellioil t hit t limy be mliipieil with sihtchs' by the ik'w republic.
"Oh. ts. 1 .vptiul most of
my :imc out-of-doors this
summer. With - electric
motors 1 m;ikc light of my
"The cost is snisill and it is
. lonvenient and simple
u:m ;i uirn of the switch and
i can it down and read or
mbrokr until the. work is
W hy don't you call up
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