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JOSEPHINE COUNTY t.FFJCERS.
Judge Abe Axtell
ComnMoMn - Jih.n Weils
K L. Bartlett
Deputy Clerk T.P.Judson
?,h,nrf - , Kd Lister
Deputy Sheriff Ernest Lister
Treasurer J. T. Taylor
f"pi Lincoln savage
Assessor Chas. Crow
Surveyor U. C. Perkins
Coroner . T. A. Hood
Kuaduiasler Geo. W. Lewis
Mayor... yr.F. Kremer
Auuiior ana rollce Judge R. L. Davis
Treasurer Col. W. Johnaon
tity Attorney o. E. Mavbee
"arsnaj John Lockhardt
oireei eupt. John Patrick
Councilmen Geo. H. Binns
A. C. Hough, J. H. William, C.
Harmon J. A. Kehkoof. Ham-
Lewis. Herbert Smith, Henry bchniidt
uranta Paw Lodge A. F. A A. M., No. 84.
regular communication nrst and third
Saturdays. .Visiting brothers cordially
lltwila.l LI 1 II. ... - ttT li
A. J. Piki. Bec'y.
Koyal Arch Masons Realties Chapter No.
At uieeta second and fourth Wednesday
...full IV I1BI1. U. Ii. JhWRLl.,
J. E. a tbrbon. Secy. 11, P,
fcastern btar Josephine Chapter, No. 26
meets hrat and third Wednesday
evenings of each month in Masonic
ball. Mrs. H. Zollsr.
Mas. Anna M. Holhar, W. M.
I. O. O. K ,-Oolden Rule Loilge No. "S,
meets every Saturday night at I. O. O.
'.nail. Iks M. Davis.
T. Y. DtAii, Secy.
Paran Encampment I. O O. K. No.
meets second and fourth Thi r.day at
I. O. (. K. hall, r uiD Schmidt,
T. Y. Dkaii. bec'y. C. P.
Rebekahs Etna Kehekah, No. 41). meets
second and fourth Munday, I. O. U. K.
ball. Kseix Hartrjam. N.O.
Mrs. J. H. Drrisor, Secy.
United Artisans Grants Pass Assembly
No. 4:i, meets alternate Tuesdays in
A.O. II. W. nail. r. E. Wertz,
Prkd Mknsch, Master Artisan.
Woodmen of the World Rogue River
Camp No. 55, meets second and fourth
Wednesdays at Woodman Hall.
J as. Slover,
C. K. M avbee, Consul Commander
Women of Woodcraft Azalea Circle. No,
lH'i, meets first and third Mondays at
Estklla Berry, N. U.
. t. dean, uerk.
Modern Woodmen of America Grants Pass
Camp No. HuoT meets 2nd and 4lh Friday
Evenings at A. O.U. W. hall at 7 M W. M.
Chas. 11. Marshall. V. C,
N. Remolds, Clerk.
of America Court Josephine
meets earn Wednesday except
the tirst. at A. O. U. W. hall.
J. P. Hale, C. R
O. N Bolt, F. 8.
Josephine Lodge, No. 112. A. O. 11. W.
nieels in A. O. U. W.ball, Dixon build
ing every Monday evening.
J. II. Miadi, M. W.
It A. r'TAMARD, Iteoorder.
Hawtlio'ne Lodge, No. 21, I), of 11.. A. U.
L. W. meets every alternate Tuesday
evening in A. U I'. W. hall, llixon
buildim. Man. A. McCarthy.
Mas. Lydia Dear, C. of II.
Knights of Pythias Thermopylae No. 50,
meets each Tuesday nicht 7 I, O.
11. K. ball. J. T. Chausse,
Ton Williavs, C. C.
K. of ft and S.
Grand Army of the Hepuhlic Gen. Logan
Post No. .'!!, meets lirl We-l nesd ay at
A.O. II. W. hall. J. K. Pktehson.
Alie Aiteli , Adjt. Com.
American Order of Steam t'liirineers, Ore
gon Ccuncil No. 1, meets tir.-t and
third Saturdays, at A. O. T. W. hall.
W11. H Kenkey,
Hekj. K. Myhicx, Chiel Engineer
M. C. FINDLEY,
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON.
OIHce. corner rooms Tuffs' building.
Phons No. 2iil. Residence. Kuykendall
nouse. a. st, nearwi, ruone no. 1.
Hours B to 12 a. m.; 1:30 to 5:30 p. m
Might calls at residence.
GKASrS PAH, OREGON
ATTORN IS Y-AT-LAW,
Practices in all State and Federal Courts
Office over First National bank.
W a arts Parr,
There are lunds in the City Treasury to
redeem the tallowing outstanding Wai-
rauta, protastei to Ueceiubei 1st, 1898
.merest on same will rease alter this
No. No. No. No.
1-J13 1229 1237 1248
Ui 1.71 ltil.' U'14
14 Ui 1261 1200
IJ08 l.HV U15 1221
1241 I24 121 1279
l.o 11115 1218 W.-42
12S7 12X1 127 12WI
12ltf 12.) 12. 1254
12ti7 1277 128 1220
1234 1222 1266 1270
1278 l2".Ht 1227 1232
1243 1 2-3 1273 2W)
12M7 12H 12J3 1244
12i)2 I20l 123 12j0
l&H 1231 1245 1202
12W 12!i I2V4 1217
1124 847 123a 12o5
I2tl 12W2 1225 1144
1200 1255 1247 12H5
12!3 1219 l2:iti 1249
12t4 1 274 124.
Deled at Grants Pate, Oregon, A
Cot- W. JoitjisoK,
Joeephins County Maps.
We now nave about one doses mape e
Joeephine County, pocket eiae, mhicb wt
will sell at 1150 each. These few ar
the last of tbe Josephine County Mape
aad wheo theee are gone yon will gal d
enoie. Ii yoa want a so p get it sow.
A IE. Vouaaiu,
N. E. McGREW,
TRUCK and DELIVERY
Furnttejre and Piane
GRANTS PASS. ORE0ON.
The popular barber shop
Get your tonsorial work done t
On Sixth Street Three chairs
Bath room in connection
II. II. BARTON,
.Full assortment of Watches, Clocks, Sil
ver wear ana Jewelry. A Uood
Assortment of Bracelets and
Clemen' Drug Store.
J. M. CHILES
Fine Butter a Specialty
FRONT and FOURTH STS.
SWEETLAND Si CO.
FRESH and SALT
Ifvou have a good team, why
not have a good harness to match?
Get the best you can find for the
If you investigate before you
buy, we are pretty sure to sell you"
a set of harness.
All other horse goods up to the
Grants Pass Banking & Trust Co.
IMII UP CAPITAL STOCK
Transucts a general Hanking business.
Receives deposits subject to check or on
Our rustomeis are assured of courteous
sistent with sound hankine nrincinles.
Safety deposit boxes for rsnt.
The First National Bank
Receire deposiu subject to check or on certificate payable on demand.
Hells sight drafts on New York San Francisco, and Portland.
Telegraphic transfers sold on all points In the United States
Special Attention siren to Collections and general business of our customers.
Collections made throuKhout Southern Oregon, and on all accessible points.
The act a mulated wisdom of ten
generations can't keep boy from
eating (trees Applet. Yoa can
talk to him (ill you aie tired, but
it will do no good. He simply
can't learn from anything but hard
pit-of-tue-stomach experience. He
must bare his own belly ache before he will believe what you tell him. Now,
men are juet boys grown up. It isn't green applet any longer, but it's the
same old comedy with new properties. It's tbe question, perhepe, of a Mower.
It's the old chimera of getting value without cost. It's the Mower which "is.
jost as good as the Osborne." And the lesson ii only learned after the lose
of many dollars yoa might hare earned. Why not use the green-apple com
mon sense that yoa learned as a boy?
ALL KINDS OF
Hardware, Oil, I'ulntas, lit mm, Farm Imrlcmeiila.
F. II. SCIIIIDT.
Corner 6th and I streets.
MARBLE AND GRANITE WORKS
l. B. PADPOCK, Psora.
I am prenered to furnish anything to
if MARBLE or GRANITE.
Nearly thirty yeare of experience is the
that I can fill your order in tbe very beet
Can fnrniab work
to 8cotch. Bwede
frowt street. Meat to Greeae'e Oaashost.
Every Grain Kills.
Oppo. Opart House.
Councils instituted in any part of the
State desired. Write for circulars, objects
of Older aad infortnstion lo
Benj. F. Myrick,
Deputy Supreme Chief Engineer,
GRANTS PASS, ORE.
rhts slrasture Is on every box of the genalne
Laxative BromoQuiuinc Tablets
the remedy that com a cold in on stay
tri.nt ..j .. , 1.1 .1
J. FRANK WATSON, Pres.
R. A. BOOTH, Vice-Pres.
L. L. JEWELL, Cashier.
R. A. BOOTH. Pres.
J. C. CAJIPHKLL, Vice Pres.
H. L. OILKEY, Ca-hier.
tbe line olCamatan work i. ki.j
lineea warrants my sayiog
J. B. PADDOCK,
GRANTS PASS. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY. MAY
RAIL, ROAD MAY BE BUILT.
Col. Draper Moots With Citizens
and Offers Proposition which
On last Wednesday night a mass meet
ing of tbe (iranls Pass Board of Trade,
City Council and citizens was called at
tbe City Hall to meet with Col. T. Wain
Morgan Praiwr, Manager of the Waldo
Smelting A Mining Co , to futther con-
aider the matter of the proposed Oregon
A Pacific Railroad. As the Mayor and
President of the Council were both ab
sent, the meeting was made that of the
Board of Trade alooe and waa called to
order by President R. .. Coe.
Col. Draper was present, and upon be
ing introduced, briefly stated bit object
in meeting tbe citizens of Grants Past
and Josephine county. In doting hit
remarks he made a proposition to the
Board which waa voted upon and unan
moualy accepted. Tbe proposition was
to the effect that if ript lit of way and ter
minal grounds be furnished the Oregon
A Pacific Company through and in the
city of Grant Past, they would begin
tbe survey of the road from this city to
to Waldo immediately.
The meeting was an enthusiastic one
in every respect and all teem pleated
with the fair business-like proposal of
Col. Draper. It was moved and carried
that a committee be appointed to work
in conjunction with Col. Draper in the
matter of securing right of way and ter
mlnals in the City, and it was also moved
and carried that a similar committee be
appointed to aid in the work ol tecurin
right of way between Grants Pass and
Ou Thursday morning a epecial meet
ing of the Board of Trade w as called at
the parlors of the Southern Oregon Na
tional Rank and a liberal discussion
made of the new railroad mailer. All
realize that in order to eecure right of
ay for a railroad that money is neces
sary, and precaution in all such matters
istlsoas much ol a necessity. At Ibi
meeting a committee was appointed to
It-vise ways and means, and do the pte-
liminary work t'-at must be done before
the survey is begun. The committee
appointed consisted of II. C. Kinney, C
E. Harmon and P. II. Ilartli.
The folionting it the full text of Hie
address made by Col. Draper before the
mast meeting lust Wednesday night
I greatly appreciate tho joint rcsolu
tions passed by the official authorities
and by your honorable Board of Trade.
I appreciate it all tho more because it
was a compliment paid to my associates
and myself. I flutter niVBelf that such
a resolution could not have been passed
unless you had had con (Men e In tho
integrity and fair dealing of my assocl
ates and myself in the past two years,
in which we have been operating in the
southern part of Josephine county. It
ie but another illiistmlion of the fact
that honesty pays in the lung run, even
in (lays ol sharp trading and the chase
for the Almighty Dollar, In which many
men are sometimes required to turn
pretty sharp corners in their business
Since the joint meeting of your two
bodies, on April 7lh., when the afore
mentioned resolution was passed, I have
consulted with associates of mine and
have laid beforo them the dcBiro of
Grants Pass to have our contemplated
railroad surveyed from Grants Pass to
the sea. You can and will readily un
I derstand, as business men, that this is
merely a question of business and bust
ness only. Whilst I personally have
the kindliest feelings for every one in
your city with whom I have had deal
ings or whom I have known socially,
you must realize that I am s steward
of other ioplo a money and must try
to be an honest steward and do what is
best for their interests: therefore, you
will more fully understand that my
first desire was to obtain an outlet for
the wants we had to sell at Waldo to a
point that would be the boat fur our
interest. We have gone over the wag-
gon road prniKjsition. My position on
this subject has been misunderstood,
but 1 waul lo say here that at all times
our company lias been ready to aid the
county or the city of Grants Pass or
Crescent City to put the wagon road in a
passable condition. This, it aeemt, bat
been impossible to attain. Tbe subject
has been agitated and again agitated, but
nothing has come of it, whether through
our fault or through the fault of others
it it neodless at .this time to state and
gentleman, we are through with the
wagun road proposition. Ws propose
now to have an outlet that shall not
lepend on any form of government to
keep it in working order.
In loukiug over the situation,
found that a railroad could be Luill from
tbe vicinity ol Waldo, to Creeceot Ciiy
by one or more perfectly feasible router.
We also found that the railroad Situa
tion at that point was about at follows:
The Calilornia A Northwestern R. R.
from ban rrancixo has built north to
Willelts; the Kureka A Ksl River R. R.
baa built touih from Kureka, in Hum
boldt county, toaard a connection with
the California A Northwestern ; and
that, year by year, tut gap between
these two was lessening totucb an extent
that within two years tiuit there will
be all rail connection between Eureka,
Humboldt county and Han Francisco.
The tsme opl who control the Eureka
Eel River R. K. a!ao control a new
corporation known as tbe California A
Northern, which is not to be confounded
ilh the California A Northwestern,
they being distinct and separate cor
poration!, lb it road bat s lins sur
veyed from Kureka to Crescent City,
and finished building Isst fall and bas
in operation its line at lar north as Area
ta, la addition to Ibis a parallel
line, known at the Klamath River R.
R. has tome thirty niilee of road built
north of turtka and it hat turveys also
to Crescent City. There is talk which
probably will end in theee two lines con
solidating and building not only north
to Crescent City but at far at Astoria,
at the mouth of the Columbia River.
Personally I have an official connection
with the California A Northern and the
Eureka & Eel River R. R., and am well
posted aa to their intentions. There
fore, we know that by building a short
line from the vicinity of Waldo to Cres
cent City, a distance of, not to exceed
55 mileS; we should have railroad con
nection with San Francisco, certainly
within two years, and over a standard
guage track. We will alio have the
broad Pacific Ocean which no one con
tola. It ia a very simple matter to pur
chase a couple of steamers to ply be
tween Crescent City and San Francisco
or other ports, even it there was no
railroad from San Francisco north to
In addition to this, the country be
tween Waldo and Crescent City, aa ia
probably well known to you all, is one
of the best mineralized sections in the
west. Its deposits ol gold and chrone
iron have been famous for forty years,
but, above all, there are vast tracts ol
redwood and other timber, and gentle
men friends of oura, have become largely
interested recently in the purchase of
some of these tracts. Naturally, we
full that our way lay toward the sea and
not to the north, where oor only outlet
would be via the Southern Pacific R. R.
and when you realize, as you must do
every time you get a freight shipment
or every time you go to Portland or
San Francisco, that the charges of that
road are somewhat excessive, you will
understand our situation in that respect.
This is a subject I do not care to dwell
upon, because it is too well known to
Now comes your joint resolution and
I have laid Itjjefore my associates and,
with their approval, I bug to make you
the following proposition: If you will
furnish to our Company a sufficient
right of way, to be determined by your
City Engineer and myself, and also ade
quate terminals to bring us to a con
nection with tho Southern Pacific R.
R. within j our city limits, free of cost
to us, wo will immediately begin the
surveys of the road from Grants Pass
to Crescent City, via the neighborhood
of Waldo. I do not ask yon to turn
over to o-ir Company tho deeds to tho
proerty .until we are ready to actually
liegin work ; but I do ask you that you
shall place the deeds to that proerty,
after it has been surveyed, in the Firat
National Bank or the Grants Pass Bank
ing A Trust Co., ill escrow, to be deliv
ered to us when we shall be ready to
begin tho actual construction of the
road. Any point ol controversy can be
decided by any gentleman that you
choose to apiioint for your city ami my
self for the Oregon A Pacific Railrcad
Construction Co. It is naturally un
necessary for me to represent tho ad
vantages that would accrue to Grunts
Pass by having a competitive line to
the sea. You are too intelligent and
too keenly alive to the welfare of your
city and your business interests to need
coaching on this subject. If we start
Ibis work, it ia my belie.! that we will
carry it through. It remains with you
gentlemen now to take the initiative.
I am ready to give the order for the
surveys at once. I thank you for your
Try Orain-01 Try Grain 0!
Ask your Grocer to-day to show you a
package of Grain-O. the new fond drink
that takes the place of coflee, The
children may drink it without Injury at
well aa the sdult. All who try it, like
it. Grain-0 baa that rich aral brown of
Mocha or Java, but it is made Iron purs
grains, and the most delicate stomach
receive! It without distress. J4' the
price ol code. 15c. snd 25cts. per
package. Hold by all grocers.
The annual campiueeling of ths Chris
tian church of Oregon will be held in
ths Turner Tabernacle, June 20lh to
30th. Inclusive. Itev. Chas. R. Hcoville,
of Chicago, will be ths principal speaker
attendance. Helen K. Moses,
atlonal secretary of the Woman's
Roard of Missions, wilt also bs present,
This will he the jubilee year of the
missionary work of the Christian church
A really healthy woman has llt
tlo palu or dUcomfort at the
menstrual period. No woman
iieemi 10 mve any. Wine of
Cardul will quickly relievo those
smarting menstrual pains and
tho dragging head, book and
sido aches caused by falling- of
tho womb and Irregular menses.
has brought permanent reliuf to
1,000,000 womon who suffered
every month. It makes tho men
strual organs strong and healthy.
It is tho provision uiado by Su
ture to giro women ruliu from'
the terrible aches and pulus which
blight so many hoiiirw.
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Mas. U. JL Town. I
Old Oregon, proud Oregon,
My first and only homo.
Among thy stately woodlands
'TU happiness to roam.
A land ol hills and valleys
Rivera and mountains grand,
And timbered slopes rise bold above
Tho rich alluvial land.
A home hero fur the needy,
A place where a man may thrive
If he'll but sow in season,
And honest live and strive.
And you have scones of nature
To excite tho stoio's rage,
With many pleasing nroapecti
To fill the poet's page.
Whore, from thy many mountains
Thy rushing rlvera run
To greet the mighty ocean
Their waves are lost upon.
Thy valleys, ever verdant,
Bespeak in accents truo
The country's rich endowment
It finds right horo in you.
Blessed land of milk and honey
And flowera and birds and bees,
Where shall poor mortal wander
To find mure charms than these?
Of snow-fod streams, abounding
In shining sands of gold.
What tales aro people telling!
What tales aro yet untold!
nd hero is old Rogue Rivor,
Whoso laughing wuteis glide
In laughing, romping onset
To meet the ocean's tldo.
And with a land so favored
With fruits and lluwera and mines,
And all tho bettor comforts
To which tho heart inclines,
'Tis well to ho contented
With hloHHlnga here In atoro
In Oregon, old Oregon,
My homo furovor more.
A II II I H HTACKI'Ol.K.
Wasiiinuton, April 20th, 1902.
A most remarkable spectacle was af
forded to the visitors at the capitol laat
rrtday. The senate chamber waa al
most vacant, the lobbies and even the
committee rooms were vacated, but in
the houce of representatives a different
scene presented itseit. Mot only was
every member in his place, but on the
rostrum end around the walla ol the
chamber sat or atood many aenatora and
every 1e.1t in the commodious galleries
waa occupied. The occasion was ths
final struggle in the contest which has
been taking place between tbe adminis
tration republicans, and that large tac
tion of the party which baa allied itsell
lo the standard of beet augar and ex
treme protection. And yet to the un
initiated every faction appeared to be
voting against Its (own interests and
suggested a general political hari-kiri.
The beet sugar men were voting to re
move Hie differential tariff from refined
tugar, un end which must prove serious
ly injut ions to the beet sugar Interests,
the etiiuiich supporters of the ptotection
policy, Speaker Henderson and Ms fol
lowing, were voting to lower the tariff
and the democrata were voting fur sn
amendment which they knew to be
innimical to reduced duties between the
United Stales and Cuba, a policy which
they bid previously described as 20 per
cent conversion to their views.
To the initialed the position on ths
floor of I lie house while anomalous
wat reasonably clear. The btet
sugar supporters had determined In
amend the Cuban reciprocity bill to
the extent of taking the differential duty
off of refined sugar believing that by so
doing they would defeat the whole
measure, It haying been generally con
ceded that ths senate would never pass
the bill ao amende,). Tho republican
leadera were voting for that policy ol
reciprocity which they consider that
they have inherited from Blaine and
McKinlsy and they were further paying
deference lo tbe president whose strong
sense of justice has prompted him to
risk censure and uven btave the danger
of party discord in an effort to fulfil
tbe pledges which hn believes his
respected predecessor iiiado to Cuba.
The demociats were striking a blow st
the profits of Ike sugar trust snd so
regarded their action consistent, even if
it defeated a partial reduction ol the
To Mr. iMlzell, ol Pennsylvania, loll
the honor ol closing a debate which bas
been characterized by some ol the bust
speeches a hiikj the house hat heard In
many years. He presented a clear and
forceful argument In support of hit
views. He hail been preceeded by Mr.
Iticliurdion, ol Tennessee, who h ad been
equally logical in his eiposili'on of the
iluation. Following Mr. Dalzell's
speech Judge Morris, of Minnesota, pre
sented the amendment removing tbe
differential on refined sugar and im
mediately the point of order was raised.
Alter tome hours debate on this ques
tion the chair ruled out the a.iiendiiien t
nd immediately Mr. Tawney, the beet
sugar leader, ap eiled from the chair's
d--cnii.li. The appeal carried amid
lulmultuoiis cbejrs from the democrats
and beet sugar ui n and, alter the usual
routine butinsss, the speaker declared
the bill lor Cuban reciprocity, so
amended aa to remove the extra duty on
refined sugar, carried by a vole of 247 to
62. The late of the bill now reata with
the senate hut it Is generally believed
that it will not pas; except to amended
at to preclude the possibility of the
houss'a agreeing to tbe amendment.
Ths battle for Cuban reciprocity, in a
word, ia considered lost.
After rejecting the Chinese exclusion
bill which had bean under consideration,
the senate on last Wednesday re-enacted
the Geary law ai.d there ia little
doubt but that the house will concur so
that the law may be placed on the
statutes before May 5th.. the date when
ths present law expires by limitation.
Sines that time, as is uiutlly ths case
after ths enactment of any important
legislation, ths senate has practically
Homes Furnished Complete
NEW GOODS THIS WEEK
MOULDINGS Beautiful New Goods.
County Treasurer' Seml-Annual
County treasurers report for six
months ending Msrcb Slat, 1002,
CKNIBAI, FUND. - .
To balance from last report... .$4,662 24
" clerks (eea...,, 1,044 60
" poll tax 2-27 00
" taxee fl,6;(3 B7
" tax sale redemption 814 86
to suit, from sals of ceme
tery lots 40 00
" amt. trom rent ol Davis '
house 30 00
" amt. from sale of post 6 00
" ". ' liquor license. .. . 400 00
" " " lorry .. ." 10 00
" " county taxes from clork 145 60
" " scalp bounty warrant. . . 109 33
" " road poll tax 7o 00
By warrants redeemed........ 4,81)9 34
" interest on same 2,618 46
oounty aciiool apportion
ment 2845 75
" balance 3327 64
Total $13,591 09
at-HOOL AND OTIIXR funds
To balance from last report. ..1 909 71
" county school apportion
ment " school fund special tax...,
" roni fund
By supt. orders state apportion
"supt. orders county appor
" city tanes
" school fund special tax
"balance on hand., ..... ..1. .
Total. ..U. 15.802 OH
I, J. T. Tavlor. do hereby certilv that
wis rorgning 11 a true ami correct ttate
uient ol the amounia received and raid
out and remaining on hand in the coun
ty treasury of aaul county for tbe six
months endinii Mar. 31st. 11)02.
Witness my hand this 8th dsy of
April, A. It., 1UUZ.
J. T. Taylor. Treasurer of Jnaenhlna
Uy II. I,. Gilkey, Deputy.
rested trom Its labors but the Philip
pine government bill ia the regular order
and it ia expected that ita serious con
sideration will begin today.
Notwithstanding the statement given
out at ths war department laat week,
that General Miles would bs retired at
an early dale, it is believed that Mr.
Roosevelt hat, out ol deference to the
wishes of piomliient republicans, recon
sidered the matter and that no such
action will be taken for the proseul.
There Is a rumor abroad that the pres
ident will soon ask the resignation of
Secretary Root. It it known that many
ol the members of bit parly are bring
ing preture lo bear to that and but it
seems doubtful If Mr. Roosevelt will
consent to d.epenae with the man who
11 hit most intimate friend and advisor
in the cabintl. There ia no doubt that
recent disclo.iurea In the senate com
mittee 011 Philippines hive cast discredit
on tbe secretary of war, hut only because
he la at the besd of the war department,
and thoso who know Mr. Root beat are
confident thai be has had no knowledge
of tbt uuullies ohich. In some instances,
at least, have been practiced in the
islands. The transport scandal ante
dates Mr. Root's tenure of office to that
he can hardly be hsld to blame for that
I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Bant
os Duuiont one da last week at a recep
tion given bun by Dr. de Assis Brasil,
t lie) Braxilian minister at Washington.
The distinguished aeronaut aeemt scarce
more than a boy, hs is but twenty-seven,
snd his diffidence was amusing, especial
ly when be waa aurrounded by a bevy
ol A o'er lean girla, ooe of whom, by lbs
way, waa Miss Alice Roosevelt, and who
were not bathlul in tbsir demands that
the slight and unassuming young man
desciibe to them "bow it (eels to tail
around the Kifiel tower" T Mr. Santos
Duuiont hat coins to tint country to con
fer with ths managers of tbs 81. Louis
world's fair in regard to the proposed air
ship contest which they are considering.
He told me it would cost him not less
than IW.OO) to enter in ths competition.
For some peculiar reason the treasury
department bas refused to permit him
to bring the paraphernalia necessary to
the operation ol bit air ship Into ttfia
country tree olduty although bs hopes
to get ths decision reverts I.
County Clark's Semi-Anbual Re-
' " port.
Showing the amount ol claims allowed
by ths County Court ol Josephine Coun
ty, State ol Oregon, lor what allowed,
ths amount ol warrants drawn, and
amount ol warrants outstanding and un
paid from the 1st day ol October, 1901,
to the 31st, day ol March, 1902, both
Warrant! outstanding Oct. 1st,
1901 ...... $74,154 09
Warrant! issued Irom Oct. 1st,
1901 to Apr. 1st, 1902:
County Courtand Commission-
srs salary 34a 00
Circuit Court, Juror and wit
ness lees 324 15
Justice Court, fees ol Justice,
Constable and Jurors 119 00
Sheriffs Office, Salary of Sheriff
and Iteputy 990 00
Clerks Office, Salars of Clerk
and Deputy 93S 00
Treasurers Office, Salary of
Treasurer 199 9S
Coroners Office, feea ; 31 to
School Sup't Salary 199 0S
Assessors Salary . 328 00
assessment, iJol lection and
1 advertising taxes.,
Current expenses, books, sta
Court House expenses, Jani
tor, lights, water and fuel..
Jail expenses, Board ol prison
ers Care ol ran per s
Bridges, labor and material..
Election expenses, registration
Roada and Highwaya
Estimated intereet accrued
, 320 00
Warrants cancelled Irom Oct.
1st, 19U1 to April 1st. 1902.. I 4017 01
Cash in bands ol County
.treasurer applicable to pay
ment County Warrants
Current taxes unpaid lor year
Amount due County on tax
' Net Liabilities $42,403 61
STATK OK OREGON, 1 Du
County of Josephine, f
I, R. L. Bartlett, County Clerk of
Josephine County, State ol Oregon, do
hereby certify that tbs foregoing is
trus aud correct statement ol tbe num
ber and amount of elaima allnw1 k. tl.
County Court ol said County for the six
monlha ending on the 31st day ol March,
a. v., inu, 00 wnat account the tame
are allowed and amount of warrants
drawn and amount of warrants outstand
ing and unpaid, as tbe same appears
upon the records of my office and in my
Witness mv hand and al f !.!
County Court this 1st day of April, A. D
R. I. Bartlrtt,
Oregon is at laat Eoioa- to hava a mn.
denied milk factory, and, what ia more,
Portland will In all probabilitv ba the
home ol ths new industry. Eastern
capitalists are ready to invest $60,000 in
a plant, with an output el Irom 40,000 to
60,003 pou. da a day. All that la wanted
ol Portland ia assurance ol an ample
milk supply and satisfactory transporta
tion. Baking Powder
amis srwots e., mm vssr. "