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GRANTS PASS, JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1902.
JOsEl'llIXE COUNTY ( FFICER3.
Judge J. O. llnoth
Commissioners J,, i0,!n w,ell
, , H . r. Lovelace
erk K. L. Hartlett
Deputy Clerk T. P. Judson
Bhenrl Geo. W- Lewis
Pepuly Sheriff Ernest Lister
Treasurer J.T. Tavlor
bchuol Supt Lincoln Savage
(. lias, t row
Surveyor H c. Perkins
Lorouer w. y. Kremer
Mayor W. F. Kremer
Auditor and Police Judge K. L. Havis
Treasurer Col. W. Johnson
City Attorney c. E. Mavbee
Marshal John Lockhardt
Street hupt John Patrick
Councilmen (ieo. H. Binns
A. V. Hough, J. It. Williams. C.
E. Harmon J. A. Kehkopf. Will C.
bmith, Herbert Smith, Henry Schmidt
Grants Pass Isxljre A. K. & A. XI., No. M.
regular communication lirst and third
Saturdays. Visiting brothers cordially
in viletl. H. C. Hohizkn, W. M.
A. J. Pike, Sec'y.
Royal Arch Masons -Kennies Chapter No.
2S meets second and fourth Wednesday
Masonic hall. I.. L. Jewell,
J. E. 1'icraaaoa, Secy. H. P.
' Eastern Star Josephine Chapter, No. 2ti
meets lirst and third Wednesday
evenings of each month in Masonic
hall. Mm. H. Zolli R.
Mrs. Anna M. Holuam, W. M.
O. O. K., (iolden Rule Lodge No. 78.
meets every Saturday night ut I. O. O.
F. hull. C. 11. M ausiiall.
T. Y. 1)an, Secy. N. O.
Paran Kncampment I. ) O. F. No.
meets second und fourth Thursday at
I. O. tt. K. hall, Fkkd SriiMinT,
T. Y. Dkan. Sec'y. C P.
Rebekalis Etna Rebekah, No 4!l, meets
second and fourth Mntiduv, I. O. O. F.
hull. Mae Davis, N.U.
Klsis (tit:N, Secy.
United Artisans-Grants Pass Assembly
No. 4!1, meets ultimate. Tuesdays in
A.O. I'. W. nail. F. K. Wkktx,
r uKD Mknscii, Master Artisan.
Woodmen of the World Rogue l(ier
Cump No. .Vi, meets second and fourth
Fridays at Woodman Hall.
H. V. Mkaiie,
C E. Maviikb, Consul Commander.
Women of Woodcraft Aailea Cinle, No.
meets lirst anil third Mondays ai
L. May Davis, U. N.
W. E. Dkan, Clerk.
Modern Woodmeti of America M rants Pass
Camp No. NOT meets 2nd und 4th Wednes
day Kveningi at Woodmen hull at T:'M.
t hus. 11. Marshall. V. C.
N. Remolds, Clerk.
Foresters of America Court Josephine
No. JH, meets each Wednesday except
the lirst, al A. O. U. W. hall.
J. V. Hale, C. R.
0. N. Holt, F. S.
Josephine Lodge. No. 112, A. 0. U. W.
uieeis in A. tl. U. W.hall, Dixon build
ing everv Monday evening.
J. II. Msaue, M. W.
B A. Stanaru', Recorder.
Hawthorne Lodge, No. 21, D. of 11.. A. 0.
L. W. meets everv alternate rue-day
evening in A. O 'l'. W. hull, Dixon
hiiildiim, Mus. A. McCarthy,
Mrs. Lyuia Dean, C. oi H.
Knights of the Maccabees (i rants Pass
lent. No. 13 meets lirst and third
Thursdays at Woodmen hull.
Win. Alfred, ' D. Stov all,
Record Keeper. Commander.
Ladles of the Maccabees Drains Pass,
Hive No IS holds regular Reviews"
tirstand third Tharsduys ut A. O. U.
W. hall. Visiting sisters cordially
invited. Jennie Cheshire,
j Mary Miimions, Lady Commander.
Knights of Pythias Thermopylae No. 50,
meets each Tuesday night 7:30 I. O.
H. F. hall. J. T. Chuusse,
Ton WiLLiAka, C. C,
K. of R and S.
Grand Army of the Republic lien. Logan
Post No. )'., meets lirst Wednesday al
A. it. C. W. hall. J. E. Petkrsos.
Abe Axikli , Adjt. Coin
American Order of Steam Engineers, Ore
gun Council No. 1, meets lir.t and
third Saturdays, at A. O. IT. W. hall.
Wm. II. Km.vtv.
1!esJ. F. Myrii k, Chiel Engineer
Order of Pendo-White Rock Couniil No
lisi, meets in A. O. I1. W. Hall urst
and third hriday nights,
C. K, May he, Secretary.
Emma Uelciier. Counselor.
I'nited Brotherhood of Carjienters and
Joiners of America I'nion No. 114s
meets second and lourth Thursdays ol
eucti inuntli at A. O. V. W. Hull.
J. E. Wieusas, Pres.
I). A. Fitzoebai.d, Sec'y,
P.actues ia all State and Federal Conn.
Ullice over First National Bank.
Grants Pass, OmM.ua.
U. K. DEPUTY
X. E. McGREW,
TRUCK, and DELIVERY
Furniture and Piano
GRANTS PASS, OREGON.
The popular barber shop
Get your tonsorial work done at
Ou Sixth Street Three chair
Bath room IP connection
PARK fcR'S I
HAIR BALSAM I
! ,m tn4 fcafc. I
rVitDLUmi ft lwnnaa4 fniwA. I
Jlerrvr PtUla to Be or Grtfi
Jiur lo Vt Trnthful Oe'-OT. -CkwM
w H k:r ti sns I
J. M. CHILES
Fine Butter a Specialty
FRONT and FOURTH STS.
II. II. BARTON,
Full nssoriinent of Watches, Clocks, Sil
verware and Jewelry. A (iood .
Assortment of liracelets and
Clemens' Drug Store.
SWEETLAND & CO.
FRESH and SALT
T,V-' Jvi-J; 4
A Fine Assortment of Boss Cases
Grants Pass Banking & Trust Co.
I'.ll If CAI'ITAI, STOCK
Transacts a ticnersl ItHiiking liusiness.
Ueceive denonits sultject to check or on demand certificates.
Our cii-toniei are asnred of courteous treatment and everv consideration con
sistent with sound hanking principles.
bafety deposit boxen (or rent.
The First National Bank
OF SOUTHERN OREGON.
Receive ilepolts subject to check or on certificate payable on demand.
Sells silit drnfts on New York ran Francisco, and l'ortland.
Telegraphic transfers sohl on all points in the United .Stales.
Special Attention Kivtn to Collections and general business of our customers.
Collections made throughout Southern Oregon, and on all accessible points.
K. A. liOOTlf. I'res.
J. C. CAMPHKM,, Vice I'res.
II . I,. Ull.KKY, Cashier.
'MARBLE AND GRANITE WORKS
J. B, l'ADPOCK, Piioi b.
I am prenrred to lurnUb anything in the line of Cemetery work in any kind
of MARBLE or GRANITE.
Nearly thirty years of experience in the Marble business warrants my raving
that I can fill your orders in the vttry best manner.
Can lurnish work in Scotch, Swede or American Granite or any kind of
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front Street, Nrxt to Orrens'i Gunahop.
Masfe In thrm lypmm mailing mi
The best Disc Machine on the Market y
Entertains Everybody Everywhere
Uses Flat Indestructible Records
vhicb can be handled
without danger of
The CRAPHOPHOVC and COLUMBIA RCCORDS were awarded
the GRAND PRIZE at the PARIS EXPOSITION of IQOO
Columbia Phonograph Co.,
il25 Geary Street, SAN rRA.CISCO, CAL
FOR. SALE BY
W. A. Paddock. Grants Pass. Ore.
A GOOD STORY
A certain young lady in del
icate health was advised by her
doctor to take a half-teaspoon-ful
of Scott's emulsfon of cod
liver oil after dinner once a
day and found herself almost
suddenly growing robust.
So small a dose is by no
means the rule; the rule is
whatever the stomach will bear
not more. Another rule is:
take it on every least occasion,
but not too much ; don't over
W.'ll stud you a lit lie to try, it you lika.
6COTT & UUWNK, Purl ttnet. New York.
Orange Front, Oppo. Opera House.
To Cure Cold In Day.
- Take Laxative llromo Quinine Tablets,
Alt drngirists refund the money II it fails
to cure. E. W. lirove'a signature is on
Front St. oppo. Watr Tank.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
A. VanNoy, Propr.
I'vrfoction oil stoves, finest in the land,
at J. Wolke's.
J. FRANK WATSON, Pres.
It. A. HOOT II, Vice-l'res.
I.. I J EWKI.I., Cashier.
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AILROAD MASS MEETING.
Last Wednesday niclit "railroad
jubilee" was hold at the Opo-nt bouse.
The event vrns in tlio mvtnro of a ni.tss
meeting; called by the Board of Trade
for tlio pnrrxstof further considering
the mattor of tlio Orcgou and Pacific
railroad. It lind been announced, iu
an nuofllelal way, that construction
work would bo bcRuu on tlio new Hue
in about one month, aud as the citi
zens lacked about $1000 of the neces
sary subscription fuud for tlio purpose
of turniiual grounds nud yards iu this
city, it was deemed advisable to get
the citizens together and secure the
reumiuder of tlio subscript iou. The
meeting iu this regard was an eutire
success, as over fKOO was subscribed
by liberal-hearted citixous aud the
cornmittvo now liavo over $4,000 all
The Grants Pass band appeared In
the street and discoursed a number of
stirriug airs just previous to the nieot
iug. When President Coe, of the
Board of Trade, called the assembly
to oTder, the houso was comfortably
filled by an enthusinstio crowd. Mr.
Coe iu iiis introductory remarks, said
in part :
"Wo aro met hero tonight as citizens
and business men for tho purpose of
considering tho project of constructing
"There is uot n limit in Josephine
county but knows full woll tho ad
vantages to" Iw derived from this en
terprise. Tho most conservative of
our business men fully realizo the
gravity of tlio situation.
"All of tho great Eusteru railroads
aro today pushing their lilies west
ward in a mad rush to secure the most
advaiitngeons routo to mid advanta
geous location on the Pacific Coast.
"What floes it menu? Tlio whole
country has simply gone wild over
trans-continental railroads. Every
gap iu tint mountains is being
jealously guarded, mid millions of
dollars of capital are Doing gathered
together and will soon bo kuocking
at the door of the .great Northwest for
'For the benefit of tlioso who may
question tho ubility of tho preseut
promoters of Iho Oregon & Puciflo R.
H. Co. (o carry out their jmrt of the
contract I can onlv say somo of the
best known railroad men in the
United States who are interested in
tho project say that tho road will be
constructed at once. I5ut oven if the
present promoters should full to be
gin or complete tho construction of
the road, wo are informed from per
fectly reliable sonrcoB that several
other parties stand ready to step in
aud complete tlio road on the same
terms and conditions.
"Would also say, that tho railroad
committee composed of P. II. Ilarth,
C. E. Harmon, Joseph Moss and II. C
Kinney deservo great credit for their
untiring efforts and zeal and the able
maimer iu which they consummated
the rather complicated transactions
necessary iu securing a bond on all
the different trai ls of properties to
"And I assure every citizen thst he
need have 110 hesitancy iu obligating
himself as tho committee will return
every noto unless the ruilroad is com
pleted within a reasonablo length of
time, and also assure you that not a
dollars worth of projHTty will be
tamed over to any railroad coininuiy
until the mad is 'completed and in
oicratioii. " V. II. Hartli, chairman
of the joint cnmiiiiltee apiHilutcd by
the board of trade and city council,
made a brief and concise riqiort of
tlin work the committee had done and
of the condition of the suliscriptinn
as it stood. Mr. Ilarth said they had
secured a bond 011 all of tho ground
asked for, which amounts to some
2:1. 70 acres, w ith the exception of a
small strip near tho river. The
owners of this pieco of ground refuse
to make or consider any projHisitin for
its sain at all. They do not reside
here and have ceast d to answer the
coninirinieatioiis of tho committee re
garding the purchase of the ground.
For this reason it will be necessary
to secure this strip in hii indirect
way. TI40 amount re quired for the
purchase of tlio entire grounds is
Jhik). This amount, iiud more, had
been suhncrils d, but in order to
guarantee the purchase of the ground
it is neces-ary to have at least $100(1
over anil nhovo this. It was also ile.
I sired to secure double tho amount of
the required subscription if tmsnihlc
and each man would then only need
to my one-half the amount sub
Following the rej,rt of P. H.
Ilarth, attorney Rol rt G. Smith was
called upon and made a very pleasing
address. Mr. Smith st.ke at some
length ou tlu good to lie derived by
the connecting of Grants Pass with
Del Norte and Humbolt counties,
t'al., by rail, which would surely Is-
done if the Oregon & Pacific Railroad
Is built. The great luiiils r shipments
of that region, which will last for 80
or 40 years yet will lie turned this
way. That district has bceu clamor
ing for an outlet for many years jst
and will eagerly grasp this oppor
tunity. This in itself, aside from
the opening up of the southern por
tion of our owu county, with its cop
per mines and farms is enough to as
sure the road a great and constant
traffic. The proposition as made by
the Oregon & Pacific Railway Con
si ruction Co.. Mr Smith said, is very
fair, ill fart it hardly seems credible
that they would make so liberal a one
for never Is fore has railroad been
projxmcn 111 the state, in wMcli so
small an amount was asked of the l-o-ple
by tho promoter. Mr. Smith
said he has made an investigation in
to the standing of the people beliind
the enterprise and lie finds them to be
men of means as well as enterprise,
and ho had learned enough to be able
to state positively that the lino will
bo built and bnilt soon.
Following the address of Mr. Smith
tho meeting was given 'over to the ro
coiviug of subscriptions. It was
pleasing to noto the liberal-hearted
mauner in which the citizens ro
spouded. Many who had already sub
scribed from $25 to $100 increased
their subscription. The largest re
ceived was thut of Arthur Conk liu.
Ho had previously subscribed 300
aud increased the amount to .'r0. In
a short time notes to the amount of
fSOO were signed and iu tho hands of
tho committee, which was a positive
guarantee that tho uew railroad will
be built so far as the citizens of
Grants Pass aro concerned.
Col. Draper was not- able to be
present at the meeting aud scut a let
ter expressing his regrets for his un
avoidable absence. Ho also stated iu
his letter that the Oregon & Pacific
Railway construction company havo
expended over 115,000 in the survey
ing of the new lino and that the final
surveys were completed from Grants
Pass to Crescent City this week. The
company now find themselves ready
to begin the actual construction of
GRAYBACK COPPER DISTRICT.
In tho raugo of mountains across the
Illinois valley from Waldo, a new
copper district has beeu discovered
aud is beiug opened. Tho district is
located four or five miles soutli of the
old miuiug town of Kerby, and direct
ly in tho Sucker aud Althousu dis
tricts, whero gold was first discovered
in Oregon. Hero has beeu found two
iiarallcl belts of serpentine, running
almost duo east and west. North of
these belts of serpentine, the summit
of the hills show much limestone and
shale, while south of them huge por
phyrio rocks and diorite, black will)
iron aud rusted with tho rains of sev
eral countless ages, crop out and rise.
to a height of several feet iu many in
stances. Thi'so outcnqis aro copsT
gossan and show tho existence of huge
ledges of copper beneath. These ledges
run north aud south, extending finm
tho low raugo of hills south of Kerby,
to the Grayliack range of 'mountaius
iu the north slope of the Siskiyous.
Several mines but recently discov
ered iu this district aro meeting itn
good success iu their development,
a number of tunnels havo been driven
and shafts sunk from these, in all of
which good copjier values aro found.
Gold is also carried iu quantity. In
fact many of the outcropping assayed
us high as (120 per ton iu copper and
gold. It would be mere guess work
to give tho width of tho great ledger
of this district, but it is known that
they underlie tho whole outcropping
of the gossan and are practically one
huge vein of several hundred feet in
This district is ail entirely new one
iu the matter of systematic and exten
sivo development, but it has the ap
pcarauce of assuring a pcrmauent and
iuiIKirtaiit mining district. It is very
exceptional that ore running so high
in copis'r and gold is found so near
the surface as it is here, for it is well
known to all copgs'r miners that cop
s'r will almost entirely leach out
when under tho influence of water ami
tho oxidatiou of the atmosphere.
The formations of the eutiro district
are most favoraabhi for periuuueiit
copper ledges, being diorite, porphyry
und qnnrt.itn tho whole course of the
bull. Tho situation of this bell is all
thut could bo desired, as one can
drive a buggy to tlio foot of the hills
and to within a few hundred yards of
the workings. At the foot of the hills
are fertile valleys wutered by Bear
and Sucker creeks aud oilier HlreaiiK
from which water and power can Is
derived for nine or more mouth iu
the year. There is an abundance of
sugar pine over all parts of tho dis
trict, to supply timbers for the tun
nels and stojs's.
WALDO MINING DISTRICT
The Waldo mining district, of
southern Josephine county, through
which the Oregon & pacific Railroad
is to run, has other valuable mines
besides copjs r proi rtles. As a hy
draulic placer region it is one of the
best and richest ou tl oast. Wulilo
was one of the pioneer milling dis
tricts of the state. It was in this sec
tion that gold wits first discovered iu
Oregon. The placer mines uud dig
gings of this district lie along the
Illinois river and occupy the Is d of
au old channel or ancient' river. The
Illinois heads away up 011 the 1101 1 h
slojsj of the Siskiyous mid for this
reason the water supply afforded by
this stream is one of the is st any
where, and tho mines of that dis
trict enjoy a longer run each season
than. those of anv other placer district
in the state. Waldo is at present a
lively district, and while it has ls'i-n
sleeping for a number of years it may
yet awake and become the Klondike
The Simmons-Cameron, Winter,
Meredith and Osgood are the prin
cial hydraulic placer mines of the
Waldo district. The managers of all
of these properties are busy with their
prciratirm for the coming winter's
work, which promises to 1st larger
this season than ever before. The
managers of the Simmons Cuiie ron
are driving a 1200 fisit tunnel through
a mountain to get thier water through
to new and rich diggings that have
not been worked before. They am also
installing a Ruble grizzley to elevate
the waste aud tailings, as the slope of
the gulrh in which tho new diggings
lie is not suuVieut to allow dumping
ground, for the giants. Threw and
four giants w ill Iw opcrad d at tat li
of these m iuea.
ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT AT
Work is progressing swiftly on the
big dam being built across the Rogue
at Tolo by Pr. Ray. Ho has 150 men
at work aud is advertising for more.
Ho intends to havo the dam in by the
time of tho arrival of tho winter rains
On Saturday last an electric light
plant was installed and is operating
finely. There aro twelve arc lights
used aud these are scattered abont the
works, making tho place as light-as
day, thus enabling tho night shift
of workmen to accomplish as good ro
stilts'aa those working In tho daytime.
Gasoline torches were formerly used.
The sawmill at the works has also
been started. Tho grade stakes have
been driveu for a wagon road directly
across the hills from tho works to Mr.
Ray's Barden mine. Mr. Howard has
beeu able to establish a giade, the
steepest part of which is only 0110 foot
of a rise in eleven. As soon as tho fall
rains come, grading work will com
mence. FOREST FIRES. -Tho
report of recent forest fires in
Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, and
Colorado, iu Jwhioh uuny lives wero
lost, will add- to tho interest in a
special Btudy of the subject which has
engaged tho Bureau of Forestry for
several years. Tho results of this
study, in the form of a bulletin en
titled "Forest Fires, ",by Alfred Gas-
kill, will bo published soon. By im
pressing the public with somo idea of
tho peril it Buffers from forest fires,
and tho enormous dainago they do, tho
Bureau hopes to induce moro effective
legislation in suppressing them. In
vest 1 gat ion lias shown that In au
average year, HO human lives aro lost
in forest fires, 2.1,000,000 worth of
real property is destroyed, 10,274,08"
acres of timber laud aro burned over,
and young forest growth, wortli, at
the lowest estimate, 175,000,000, is
killed. A stH'cial canvass of the
onntry by tho Department of Agrl-
cultuio in 1HDI discovered 12,000,000
acres of timber land destroyed by fire.
These figures are niero estimates,
which fall short of showing Iu full
tho damage done. No account at all
is taken of tho loss to tho country
duo to tho impoverishment of the soil
by fire, to the ruin of water courses,
and the drying-np of sprjngs. Even
tho amount of tinilier burned is very
iiniHirffCtry calculated, and tho actual
luantity destroyed is far in excess of
that accounted for, Forest fires iu
this country havo grown so common
that only those are rtqiortcd that arc
of such magnitude as to threaten
large communities. Tho lumlsring
industry iu remote sections of the
country may be ruined nud jieople
forced to flee for their lives without
a mention of the disaster beyond the
places near where it occurred.
The fires that burnt this year iu
Washington and Oregon were uncom
mon only iu the number of lives lost.
The burning of logging and mining
camp and farm buildings, the loss to
tho country In the destruction of lim-
r and young tree growth, is of
yearly occurrence. Every fall, not
only iu Washington, Oregon, Colorado
and Wyoming, but up aud down the
Pacific coast and all over thu Rocky
mountain country, fires burn great
holes In the forests aud destroy the
national wealth. The air of the
iiioiintaius over hundreds of miles
is pungent with the smoke of con
flagration, and navigation on l'uuet
Sound has often been ims-ded by
smoke. The following comment bv
Dr. Henry Gannett, of the U. 8.
Geological Survey, should convey a
fair idea of tho damiige done in the
statu of Washington : "In less than a
generation two-liflhs of tho standing
timls r has been destroyed ill Olio of
he richest timber regions ou the
continent, and of the destruction more
than half has been caused by fire.
Assuming that the limber would, if
slanding, havo the value of 75 cents
sr thousand feet, not less than f'U), .
000,000 win til has gone up iu smoke,
a dead loss to the is'oiile of the stale. "
The enumeration of great forest fires
011 Id Is. extended almost indefinitely.
One feature, however, is common to
them all : They were small fires ls fore
they grew uncontrollable, and with
lilt le trouble might have lsen exl in-
giii.-lied. For example, tho Hinckley
fire smoked us u ground fire for weeks
ami nolsiily paid il serious attention.
But one day the wind rose and fanned
the smouldering einls rs into flame,
the flame caught in the dry under
brush, leaped into the trees and be
came a (ire of so terrible a volume
that no human power could star it.
The en at ion of a sentiment against
forest fires is the first step toward
their suppression. legislation is lice-
ary, but it must be hi comsinled by
the co-operation of the people and the
otllcers chaiged with the enforce
mciit of the law. The fall and the
early spring, ls fore vegetation basis'
gun urn the dangerous seasons for
forest fires in most densely wooded
irls of the country. At such times
eial precautious should 1st taken
and the people should !c kept alert by
constant reminders of the peril. An
excellent idea, as Mr. GnsUill sug
gesls, is to placard trees along roads
ud trails with notices of the danger
aud warnings of is'iialties to Iw in
curred by tlioso who violate the fire
AM ERICA'S FAMolS BEAUTIES
I,ook with borrow on skin eruptions,
Blothees, Sores, Pimples. They don't
Iiiivh them, nor will anyone, who uses
Biiekleu's Arnica Salve. It gloritl
the face. Eczema or Halt ilheum
vanish before it. It cures sore liim
chapped hands, chilblains. lufalllld
for Piles. .! at Kreiiiers drug store
Tht old rluUl-Th Wstkljr OnooJaa.
Thomas the house furnisher has shipped
SOLID CAR LOAD
of fine Furniture this week.
IIo's still in tho market solecting and buying
novcr wa8 tho market so busy or tho strug
glo to secure the choicest so keen.
Beautiful Tablos, Couches, Lounges, Iron
beds, Exquisito Tictures and Frames all at car
Moro Iloaters, Ranges and Cook Stoves take
xa. C. Z, IX Column
Tho regular meeting of the W. 0. T.
U. will meet at the home of Mrs. E.
A. Wade, October 24th, at 8 :80 p. in.
THE BEST WE HAVE.
Christ wants the best He in the far-
Once claimed the firstling of the
flock, tho finest of the wheat
Ami still ho asks his own with'gent-
To lay their highest hopes aud
brightest talents at his foot.
He'll uot forget tho feeblest service,
Ho only asks that of our store wo
give to him
Tho best we have.
Christ gives tho best. Ho takes tho
hearts we offer
And fills them with his glorious
beauty, Joy, aud peace.
And iu his service, as wo're growing
The calls to grand achievements
Tho'rlchest gifts for as on earth, or
iu the heaven aliove,
Are hid in Christ. In Jesus we
Tho best wo have.
And is our best too much? O friends,
let us remember
How onco our Lord jsiared out
his soul for as,
And in tho primo of his mysterious
Gavo up his precious life upon
the cross I
The Ixird of lords, by whom tho
worlds wero made,
Through bitter grief and tears
Tho best he had. Tho Interior.
A Huiiday school corner 111 a saloon
is, according to the "Denver Post,"
one of tho Ideas inspired by the In
ternational Sunday school convention.
The frequenters of a liquor place
near Trinity church, whero the con
vention was held, wero amazed one
day to find in a quiet corner of the
bar room copies of the "Suuday
School Times, " the "Evangel," the
'Sunday School ".Worker," and other
IMTindicals of like nature. Tho pro
prietor was called and questioned
concerning this uew and unique do-
Irturo. It originated in this way, he
said : During tho convention threo
young men wearing Sunday school
budges came into his place and after
ordering drinks began to rend tho
Sunday school papers they carried
with them. One of them left a copy
and the saloon keeper, finding it in
teresting reading thought it likely
that somo of his patrons would like a
little of that kind of literature, so
when tho young men camo again he
asked them to bring hlin various Sun
day kcIkkiI mists. While the conven
tion was iu session they were quite
regular customers and every time they
visited his saloon brought hint a
luiteh of literaturu. (It is evident
that tho qnaiterly temperance lessons
are a very necessary part of the Sun
day school curriculum I) "I Intend to
subscribe for tho 'Sunday School
Times,' the 'Evangel' aud several
others," Mid Hie saloon man, "and
keep them ou file here all the time."
Here is an opportunity for these
patr to reach and to teach the
saloon class I We wonder if any
liquor seller woald furnish hispatrous
with "The Union Signal" or the
" New Voice. "
Owing to the brgi business ho is
doing in Grants Pass, Prof. Frauklyn,
tho well known palmist and clairvoy
ant has found it necessary to remove
his olllcu to larger quarters in the
Palace hotel, room 80, whero he will
bo pleased to see all his friends and
REGISTRATION OK VOTERS FOR
All voters at the city election, to
1 held iu Grants Pass on Monday,
iJiTwiilH'r 1st, are required to be reg
istered by the auditor and police
Judge at the city hall by November
1st at A p. m.
Tho hall and registers will be open
from 7 to 0 p. m. on Wednesday aud
Saturday evenings to accommodate
tlioso who are busy during the day.
DISC GRAPH OPHONE3 AND
Perfection in Diso Graphoplioncs
aud Flat Records was quickly achiev
ed by the Columbia Phonograph Com
pany, the pioueers and leaders In the
talking machine art, when it demon
strated tlio wonderful possibilities of
the fiat indestructible records. Up
to that tlmo nothing Important had
boon accomplished. The machine!
were faulty aud tho records were not
in the same class with the cylindrical
records used on the graphoplione. A
knowledge of how to make diso re
cords aud the proper material for
which to make them soemed to be en
tirely lacking. The wide experience
of the record departmout of the
Columbia Phonograph Company en
abled it to grasp tho true principles
under ly lug the making of diso re
cords, aud tho Urst product was a
great deal bettor than anything that
had boon accomplished by others.
With the lapse 'of tlmo the improve
ment that has coma with practice has
placed the Columbia Diso Records
far in advance of all others. They
are characterized by smoothness,
sweetness, clearness and naturalness.
And while preserving all these de
sirablo qualities they are the loudest
rooorda on the market. -
The Diso Graphoplione - is made lu
throe types, selling at fl5, 20 and
$10, Soveu-liicli records 6O0 each, $5
sir dozen ; 10 inch records $1 each,
$10 per dozen. Tho Graphoplione and
Columbia Records wero awarded the
Oraud Prize at tlio Paris Exposition
W. A. Paddock, Grunts Pass, Ore.,
headquarters for graphophones and
talking machine supplies of every
kind, will send you catalogues oa ap
plication. The applo harvest commenced last
week lu most of ,the orchards. It Is a
little early for au estimate of the
amount of the crop, but it Is expected
that it will bo fully up to the average
in quantity and sure to be so in
quality. A good mauy apples are
fulling, from what reosou is not
kuown, unless it can be ascribed to
the extremely hot summer weather we
had this season and the long-continued
stretch without rain. It is certain
that tho apples uow falling are not
affected iu anyway with pests, but
aro apparently perfect fruit In spite
of this, orchurdists expect to gather
an average crop, even if they do not
exceed it. There cau't be a coruplote
failure of the apple crop in Southern
Oreogu. We can lose enough fruit to
mako a fair crop iu other sections and
then havo enough left tto look like a
big yield to an eastern orchardman.
Last yoar there wero close to 100 cars
shipped from Medford, and this year
with tho increased acreage in bearing
tho shipment should be materially
A SHOWER OF NICKELS.
W. C. Brown, a rich old hop grower
of Dallas, Polk county, announced
that if Iioim would sell t his year as
high as 33 cents he would scatter (100
lu nickels ou Main street of Dallac for
the small boys and girls. The other
day he sold his hops at 25 cents per
Kiund aud now says he will moke
good his promise. Ho announces
that on Saturday afternoon, (Jet SJith,
ho will scatter 3,000 five-cent pieces
on Maiu street in front of the court
houso and tho little people under 13
years old are invited to attend.
THE OLD RELIABLE