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Everything for the House,
PLENTY HERE FOR SELECTION
e miouse ir uraisier
We are ready with our stock for the Holidays.
We have some of the best jjoods in our lines we
have ever shown. Some of the sreatest novelties
which have ever been brought here.
f thsc particular gifts you are so anxious to provide for
your friends, presents tor all the folks, big and little, and we
are sure you will not be disappointed in any of them. We
want you to see the goods, and know their quality and prices
TOOK WORTH SEEING
O Prices! There may he something hire mi need or will want before long. Triee price are for NOW and spot CASH. BUY AT ONCE H yon wtnt to secure them, or mail ns your order.
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Separate pieces, well made, and
with grace and beauty combined
with the price that is not so
great. We waut you to see them
and to come and enjoy our pretty
furniture, even if you don't buy.
Long evenings of real comfort for
fi.65 up to $20.00; an immense
A beautiful array, t.oo to $20 oc.
Usually sold for $3.00,
Our price $2.00.
Closets and Kitchen Safes. Desks
A place to do your work.
Cobbler Se.t Dining Cho-lrs.
Large full back and shaped seat,
regular $1.75 for $1.25.
A few odd chairs, regular $.65 for
Solid Quartered Oak, band polished,
upholstered in silk tapestry, regu
lar $15.00 for $10.00,
Dining Te-bles Both Round or
Lounges, Couches aud Davenports
$5.00 to $30.00.
Iron Beds, regular $4.20, at $2.90
4.75 " 390
Queensw&re, choice, neat floral decoration
44-piece tea set usually $rt.50v tliii sale 4.60
60-piece diiinur-Bot usually 7.60, this sale 8.60
10O-piece diuuer set usually $14, this sale $10
Fine Bohemian Glass Fruit dishes red opaloa
ceut regular 6O0 this sale 85o
Kitchen Helps Scrub brulies, palmetto Fibre
regular 15, to cloHe lOo
Scrub brushes, Palmetto Fibre, regular SSc, to close
Vegetable or Kgg boiler regular 15o to close, lOo
Tin Sauce pans, regular 1V, to close, O60
Tiu bread pans, regular lBo to close, 60
French Fryers or doughnut cookers, regular 25c to
Butter Moulds, regular ISo to close, lOo
CorToe Hills, regular 85o, to close, lOo
Sauce dishes, 6-inch, regular 10c, to clsoe,6o
Clothes racks, 4-fold, regular $1.00, to close, 80s
Wall Clothes nek, ff-pio, regular 3fio, to close 10c
Tooth picks not splinters packages for 25c
Clothes pins, 48 for 60
No. 4, double spring stoel traps, regu lar 8o to close
Lanterns, regular 48o for 25o
Pipe thimbles, 8-inch, regular 50o for 45o
Horse brushes Rloe root, regular, 85c for 4So
Horse brashes Fibre, regular 46o for 8O0
Linen toweling one line, regular 120 for O80
Linen toweling, one line, rogular 810 for 60
Linen toweling, one line, regular 09o for So
Linon toweling, one line, regular, tto for 7o
Cotton toweling, one line, 60 for 80
Linen towels, regular 85c per pair for SOo
litre you find Carpets that will
wear, that have good iu them, and
that look well longer than than the
ordinary. COST IS NOT GREAT,
but the VALUE is there, and the ad
vantage of buying should be under
stood. We are closing out a lot of
numbers regardless o' cost. KOTE
WELL THESE FIGURES:
One line Carpet, regular price 85c, to close 72c
One piece 9 yards, regular price 35c, to close 25c
10 " " 35 25
" ' 2 " " " 28 " 14
11 " 2'i" " " 20 " to
" " 3 18 " 9
" ' 6 " " " 35 " 20
" " 4 ' 30 " 15
" " 'o 35 " 25
" " 11 ". " 30 " 20
" " 4 25 "
" 5 IS " 9
Seven patterns in all.
Remnants to close
One piece 10J4 yards, regular 85c, to close 60c
One lot manufacturer's line sample Rugs, ranging in price lrom
$185 to $2.75, all 1 ' yard patterns and consisting of Moquetles, Ax
niiusttrs, Wilton velvets and Body Brussels, 25 per cent discount from
USE OUR RUG ADJUSTERS ON YOUR RUGS hold fast, do
PUT LINOLEUM VARNISH ON YOUR LINOLEUM adds
life and color.
Portierei A beautiful display Rope, Chenile and Tapestry to suit
the most exacting.
Le.ce Curtains Choosing them ought to be easy from the great as
sortment we show in exclusive designs, full lengths and
widths and at specially shrunken prices, 50c to $8 pair
Nearly two thousand rolls mote of spe
cially taking patterns at particularly
pleasing prices 7 'it to 60c per roll.
Table Covers Closing out line regular
75c goods at 60c.
Some exquisite new goods iu gobelin
art tapestry. Be sure and see this line.
Couch Covers A good assortment.
Come and See
How closo wo have figured and
the goods will sell themselves, t
prices that will enable you to biink
Money back if you want it.
A Fine Line of Pictures
Closingout at greatly reduced prices
25 per cent discount.
Artists picture easels regular 75c, now 50c
" sketch books 25 per cent discount
" ebonized panels 25 " "
The name LIB
BY is the stand
ard of values in
cut glass all
over the U. S.
Our new stock
week. It was
a long time coming, but it is well
worth seeing. Exquisite pieces in
Bowls, Bon Bons, Caraffes,
Tumdlkrs, Nappies, &c at lur
priiingly low priett.
S Hyer ware Knives. Forks, Spoons,
Ladles and fancy pieces.
Do not miss seeing these goods.
New fine Thin Chine. Plates. Teas.
Carving Sets j .65 to 5 0.
Clocks Warranted. $t.oo to $6.50.
Stoves and Ranges.
Real Heaters but uot fuel eaters.
Air-Tights $2.90 to $12.50.
Cook Stoves from the lowest up to the
Best Ranges. A fine Steel Range 6 Hole
for $3o.oo. There's both economy and
worth in our Stoves and Ranges.
A fine decorated Reading Lamp
with decorated dome shade, large
burner and chimney, all complete,
regularly $i.aj for 95c.
Heavy Hand Lamps, complete, 25c
Wrought iron umbrella stands $2.65
You know just what you want
and we have pretty near
everything that anyone
would want for the house.
TvTTji-vrn mn t a vmrvivT TTr.mi7.T.
THE HOUSE FURNISHER, GRANTS PASS, - OREGON
THE FAMOUS EUREKA QUARTZ MINE
Rich Ore in Unlimited Quantity at the Mine of the Oregon
di California Gold Fields Co
History, Development e.nd Equip
ment. One o( the Best
One of the Josephine couuty mines
which has jiassed through the several
stages of development by which a
prospect (trows into a mine and which
may be said to have come to maturity,
is the Eureka. This mine is now
recognized as one of the very best in
southern Oregon and is being steadily
operated lit a profit that should be a
good stimulus toward the divelopment
of other ledges in this cnutiiy.
Tie Eercka mine is lient d ou
8. llitr en 1 1, 'en:' if 1 lie irimipal
" tribulaiies if Ylifo rc cl.i-, 11 ren
fluent if (lie lilii.i is. '1 he mine is
s.tunt.ci ir ar the tup f I lie u.onutuin
ttiiit'h li' s btv.im Soldier c;eck m.d i
the Illinois 1 iv r. 111 the hri.i'ipMtilcrs
of one of lie i-ui li! t ibuMi i r t l:e
umiii critk. '. h i-.iuMm iwi:t(, I
picturesque mid l ::in iiul. iler;.ij
arens si often (ici.r iu tin i.iyundi
dreary desert l:ics of tlie w Til 1 l.a 1 1
it is both uiiUMial mid r. frt shiug 10 1
find a rnniitty, like stmhi rn ( i'egmi, !
where u.iiLre miugVs r.i 1. . k anil,
beauty lunl wliirc lite set 1 T sfttrj
g ild may pursue hi v.otit c if n. nth
tltei wuving his i f I he, i v. rji: n Die- I
goit fnri Hi in tin li.tliuy eir t-f t l.e j
pleas,;nlt oiiiiiii'e if : lit- intlli.
The ht ry i f the ile. v. ry mul f.r?t !
Siilutf li e l-i' 1 ii h hi . u It.'il anil j
retold, and aiiiixt i.K.ia h injks
t ice to the iuit'llip mi if .Villi r, i:s
di"veri r. Milhr was a ps Li t J
hunter bv t.rnfeii.ii ami I new hisi
busiuess well. Vile u he Mriu k thel
truce vhiili ltd to the Eurekn, liej
was "tl.it broke" and the Hour was
low iu the sack. He eauipi d cu the I
property and waited for tilings to
come bis way, meanwhile, with a
band niortur, extracting enough gold
to meet bis expenses. Now, where the
ledge was discovered, it lay in the
form of a "blanket lead." A strip
several hundred feet across was lying
exposed on the hillside. At first this
was erroneously thought to be the
width of the vein and as it prosjiected
well almost all the way aero, the
proposition was considered a stupen
dous one. Miller sunk a shaft or two
bat at the depth of 10 or 13 fet-t drove
through the quarts into the earth
beneath. His prospecting probably
served to convince him that the mine
was only a detached mass of quarts
without any permanent ledge. So
Miller "shut" the holes full again,
would not allow any one eise to sink
on the property, and utterly relused
any aad all bouding propositions.
For spot cash he would sell, and no
other war. The reason was tliat
hs had no faith iu tlie permanence of
the property. m reiuat-a nouaing
propositions without nuiulier and final
ly sold to the Knreka Mining Co. for
The "blanket" portion merely had
a little extra "dip" and the perma
nent vein was found in place. The
Eureka Mining Co. fitted the mine np
at considerable expense. They in
stalled a 40 ton roller mill and a (SO
ton cyanide plant. The roller process,
it w as discovered later, wag m adapted
to this particular lock. Its ojierutiou
on the surface ore, that had been
partially disintegrated by the ele
ments, was fairly good but on the
liard'T quartz where the vein was ill
engines. A first-class electric light
plant is among the features of tlie
rniuu's equipment. The mine was
fitted up and operations wero carried
on under the direction of Walter de
Ynrila, the eminent mining engineer.
At the time tho new company took
hold of the property, there were 18,
000 tons of oro blocked out. More de
velopment work was immediately
begun and 40,000 tons more were
blocked out iu the fiist few mouths.
The oro that has been milled had been
estimated to produce $12 to the ton.
On being worked, it yielded $25 per
ton. The oro is a ribbon structure,
carrying a large jiercentugn of its
values in free gohL It carries aliout
i of ono per cent sylvanito which
renders it inijiervious to tho cyanide
process. About i." per cent or the
values are caught in the battery aud
plates. Tho remainder aro iu the con
centrates, secured on Willley tubles.
A 40 mesh screen is used. A large
iercentag of the values were hist in
i sTSTSTr SRTtSCfl
THE Et'REKA MILK
place and rmaneiit, it would ni t
crush the rock satisfactorily. The
cyanide process was a failure , owing '
to the pri st nee iu the ore of a small
I-r cent of sylvanite, enough to cause
it to resist the chemical action.
tlie former method of working and &
high as f 108 per ton has been secured
from the tailings.
There are two tunnels with an aggre
gate lengtli of T.'iO feet. The upper
level is run on the vein 4W feet. The
With all these disadvantages, the ore ; lower tunnel is run on tlie mill level
laid fairly well under the oirat ion and is 1"0 feet in. From this tunnel
of the Eureka comjauy. Thev milled a winze has been nauk 3. f, nisk
1340 tons which proluced IU.OuO iu j iug the entire depth thus fur attained
free gold, - w hile the concentrates , .VK feeL The ore chute has a length
netted 2.ri0 -r ton.
of 2V feet The vein varies from
Last spring the mine was purchased ; three to 13 feet in width, areraitiue
by the Oregon & California Geld , four or five feet. The original forma
Fields Com)uujr for Yj,000 aud was j tion was serpentine on tlie f"ot wall
refitted throughout with new eiiuip-! aud diorite ou the hanging walL
mi nt. The roller process for crushing j At the di-ptli now attained, a meta
tho ore was abandoned aud in its stead 1 morphous or slate dyke appears, crowd
there was installed a stamp mill of 10 ! ing through the formations, in the
stamps. A STi horse power air tiom- i
pressor was sxl b-d, with machine:
drills and all mnehim ry necessary to
a thorough suii'tueut. The powt r
is furnislied by two boilers of AO aud
15 horse power r--sitaively, and three 1
form of a "horse" between two veins,
while the true vein occurs in slate.
A crosscut shows this dyke to be 39
feet wide at the lowt t depth reached
iu the workings. Immense ore re
serves occur iu the slate.
The Eureka is situated nearly duo
west of Grants Pass and about 40
miles distant by tho somewhat cir
cuitous routo. It is about 11 miles
from Selma, tho nearest wagon road
point, witn no great difficulty a
road could be built to tho miuo from
Swedo Basin, only a few miles distant
and such a road has been projected.
It would be a benefit not only to this
miuo and its immediate vicinity, but
to 'all the vast country tributary to
tho lower Illinois river, a field as yet
barely touched by tho prospector.
In the opinion of many mining men
of judgment aud ixs-rieuce, tho
Eureka is destined to become one
among the very best mines of tho coast.
The uniform high grade quality of
its ore and tho immense quantity ob
tainable, the facilities for working,
aud better Btill the magnificent show
ing at tho lowest depth, make this
supposition almost uudisputahle.
J.I10 features of ore and formation arc
identical w ith those of some of the
greatest mines of California, and
other states, a fact quickly noted and
appreciated by mining men.
With mines in ojicratioii like the
Kureka and the Greenback, Josephine
outMy needs only a few'nioro steady
producers to (.ui'iuiss as a mining
country any stctiou of equal urea oil
.lie i oast.
Jackson County Mines
Frank Ketchum, who purchuscil the
llaelieliler pnqs rty on Hardiim creek,
uas put u new line of pipe into tin
diggings uiid is driving " mountains
to the sea. "
James Smith who pun hum d tlie
V .otimu pros'rty on Kardine creek,
intends to "knock us much giuvel us
the next one" tins year and already
lias quite a slice of bt iiitit k uncovered.
II. L. White, of Ashland, who onus
the ) lact r claims lit the forks of Har
d lie enck, has two ineii at wink
with his giant. A new ditch is being
used 011 this iroTty whiDi gives a
pri s-ure of 2S5 feet thiough an 1 l-iuch
Ex-Senator U. li. liufar has had men
it wcirfc ou his deep race all fail mid
managed to g it iu first class shape
before the heavy ruins. His giant is
now running night and day. This
mine is another of Foots creek's
George Lance and Lie Cook are
blasting the bank in Gold Gulcl
diggings on Foots creek und piping
the gravel night aud day When the
water failed last spring the boys
were piping ground that averaged
$1.25 per yard. Summer prospecting
proved tho bank to be au extensive
back channel ani portions of it
averaged $ 1 . 0 per yard. This proper
ty will make a big cluan-up iu the
The li lack Gold Channel plat er mine
ou Foots creek, under the management
of A. E. KubeL who has the property
leased, is being worked with two
giants. That is the only mine in that
locality using a Rubel elevator. Bix
men are employed in the diggings
this year and from the amount of bed
rock uucovered no far the spring clean
up will be far ahead of the average
which runs into the thousands. Hert
As m Former Years
We have prepared our stock for a full selection of Christmas Presents and have laid in a
largo assortment of gifts that aro loth useful and ornamental. Who would not rather receive a fiue
piece of Triple Plated Silverware than ono of those fancy articlca which aro made to sell but no
to use. We carry a fino assortment of
Rogers 1847 Silverware
and would especially call your attention to the Shell Satin Pattern in Knives and Forks. We also
havo Berry Spoons, Cake I'lutes, Syrups, Cake Knives, Pie Knives, Etc., Etc,
Is always an acccptulilo present and this year tho patterns and decorations nro prettier than over,
.lust take a look at our corner window for a tusty line of samples.
What Every Boy Wants.
And wo have it in the cqmpleto stock of all kinds of pocket
cutlery. You can get a good Knifo for 25 conta.
Stransky Steel Ware
Comes strictly under tho useful prosf-nts, liut every good
cook knows what a comfort it W to have clean enameled
waro that will last, won't Hake and looks well.
You Ought to Have One
Because they aro tho best stoves on
the market, and aro guaranteed.
All of these gifts are tho kind that become friends of the family and will gladden
the heart of both giver and reoiplent.
Odd Fellows UuildiiiL'.