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GRANTS PASS, JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY. MARCH 5, 1903.
JOSEPHIXE COUNTY OFFICERS,
udge J. O. Iiooth
:irk it. L. Hartletl
eputy Clerk T. P. Judson
'herirt .....Geo. W Iwis
Jeputy Sheriif Ernest Lister
freasurer J. T. Taylor
School Snpt Lincoln avat:e
Issessor V. H. Kallin
Purveyor H. C. Perkins
loroner W. F. Kreiuer
favor J. F. Bashor
tuditor and PoliceJudge J. J. Jennings
'reasurer Col. W. Johnson
)ity Attorney .. C. E. Muybee
larhal John lckhunli
itreet 6upt John Putrii-k
.'ouncilmen Geo. II. llinns
Cg A. C. Hough, J .11. Williams, J.
. U Calvert, J. A. lluhkoiif. Will C.
bmth, Herbert b.nith, H. C. Perkins.
i rants Pais Lodge A. F. & A. M., No. 81.
regular communication Ins: and third
Saturdays. Visiting brothers cordially
" invited. U. W. Hiuus W. M.
A. J. Pike, Sec'y.
loyal Arch- Masons--Keaines Chapter No.
meets second aud fourth Wednesday
Masonic halt H. C. 1!ou.ie,
J. E. Pmaiuoa, Secy. 11. P.
Eastern Star Josephine Chapter, No. 20
meets lirst and third Wednesday
evenings of each month in Masonic
ball. Mas. H, Zollkk.
Mua. A'St M. Hol man, W. M.
. O. O. F., Oolden Utile Lodge No. "8,
meets every Saturday night at I. O. O.
F. hall. C. 11. Marshall,
T. Y. JJas, Secy. N. C
'aran hiic&inpment I. O. 0. 1 No.
zueels second and fourth Thursday at
I. 0. 1'. V. hall, Fheu Schmidt.
T. Y. DuAW.beo'y. C. P.
tebekahs Etna UeheUnh, No. 411, meets
second aud fourth Monday, I. (). O. F.
. hall. Mae Davis, N.U.
Elsie Obikh, Secy.
Jnitcd Artisans Grants Pass Assembly
No. 41), meets alternate Tuesdays in
A. O. U. W. nail. C K. Hoot,
Fkxd Mekscu, Master Artisan.
Voodmen of the World Hogue Kiver
Camp No. So, meets second and fourth
Fridajs at Woodman Hall.
W. P. SjllARMAN,
C. E. Maybee, Consul Commander.
Vomen of Woodcraft Azalea Circle, No.
1H'2, meets first ami third Mondays at
I,. May Davis, U. N.
W. E. Deah, Clerk.
fodern Woodmen of America Grants Pass
Camp No. HUU7 meets 2nd and lib W ednes
day Evenings at Woodmen hall at 7nJ.
Chas, II. Marshall. V. 0.
N. Reynolds, Clerk.
'orestera of America Court Josephine
No. 28, meeta each Wednesday except
the tirst, at A. 0. U. W. hall.
J. P. Hale, C. R.
O. X. Bolt, F. S.
osephine Lodge, No. 11-, A. (. U.'W.
i meets in A. 0. U. W.hall, Dixon build
ing every Monday evening.
J. II. MhAi.E, M. W.
B A. bTARARD, liecordcr.
lawtho'iie Lodge, No. SI, U.-ol 11.. A. O.
C. W. -meets every alternate Tuesday
'. evening in A. O C. W. hall. Hixon
buitdiiix, Mas. A. .McCarthy,
Mas. Lyuia Dean, C. of It.
.niithts of the Maccabees Grants Pa-s
Tent, No. 13 meets tirst and third
Thursdays at Woodmen haU,
' Wm. Alfred, 1. .Siovll,
Keeord Keeper. (. jiumandcr.
idles of lh Maccabees Grants Pass,
Hive No 18 holds regular "Reviews"
l' llrstand Hiiro Thursdays at A. ), V.
' W. hall. Visiting sislers cordially
invited. Jennie Cheshire,
- Mary bhnnions, Lady Commander.
1 Record Keeper.
nights of Pythias Thermopylae No. SO,
meeta each Tuesday night 7:) I. O.
0. F. Hall. M. T. Itley,
. Ton WiLLiAm, C. C,
K. of R. and S.
r-aiid Army of the Republic Gen. Logan
Post No. ;t!l, meets nrst 'iVedui'silav at
A. O. II. W. hall. v U.S. Kvahs.
' . J. E. I'irtRsoN, Adjt. toin
, Bierican Order of Meam Fiigineers, Ore
gon Council No. 1, meets lir.t and
third Saturdays, at A. O. I. W. hall.
Wm. 11. Kk.nm:y,
i Bkm. F. Myrick, Chiel Engineer
der of Pendo While lisk Council No
ltl, meets in A. O. 1. W. Hail first
I and third Friday nights,
C. E. .Mavhk, Secretary.
J. L. Huhtiso, Couuelor.J
tiled Brotherhood of Carpenters and
Joinen of America I'uioii No. ills
each montl ' A. o. It. W. Hall,
meets second and fourth Fridays of
I ' J. E. Wl Kit HAN, Pres.
1 D. A. FrrzutBti.p, Sec'y,
letters in all Stale and Federal Courts
Office over First National Bank.
0. 8. DEPUTY
' OrcRon Enterprise
h, nes, Farms and TinJer Lands
l t Bought and Suld.
. bve Treasury Stock of the be
in Oregon for Sale.
"TT.xct ptjonal facilities for iu
k' veslijjating properties.
B. Cousin, Mgr.
f 'Wnd for Jirosricttus St. Helens &
lice Miaing Co.
Welch's Clothing Store
lias a few odd Suits and Over
coats that are
very low Cut
in and see them, it will pay
Don't you need a pair of Tants? Have a lot of odds,
sold the coats and vests. Now we want to sell you the
Pants at a Discount.
I o rl iqo Remember wo are are selling Shoes for you at
LuUlUO awfully low prices.
Q L - For the Girls, Boys and Men. All kinds and
Conic and sco us. We can save you money.
WELCH'S CLOTHING STORE
Opera House Block.
Grants Pass, - Oregon.
New Music Just Arrived.
Sold at Half Price, x
Call and Examine our Stock
before buying, at the
Our Pianos and Organs are al
ways sold on easy terms
and at Lowest Prices.
We handle airkinds of
Leave orders at our
will liave nuny new features,
and aie cheaper than ever.
You lose money if you send
away for liicycles or Sundries
this year. Taddock's cash
prices are the lowest. You
see the goods before buying
and don't have to wait for them.
You cannot afford to overlook
my large line of Sundries. I
can save you money.
W. A. PADDOCK.
II. II. DAKTON,
Full wwirtnii-nt nf Wnlrhet, Cl'K-k.1, Sil.
verwaro an Jewelry. A (iikm! '
ri"nnient of llracelcU ami
Clement' Drug Store.
Grants Pass Banking & Trust Co.
MI 11 CAPITAL STOCK
Tranact.i a General Hanking bu-.ineM.
Kcreivn l. poits .iul.je:t to cberk or on demand certilirates.
Our eustiinei are a-.ire.l of courteum treatment and every consitlcratiun con
sLntent Willi Bi-uiiu haukiiiK principles.
bafety de.it boiea for rent. J. FK AN K WATHOX, l're.
It. K. IIOOTH, Vire-I'res.
I.. L. JBWKI.U ( a-l.ier.
The First National Bank
OF SOUTHERN OREGON.
CAPITAL STOCK, . . . $50,000 00.
l!iHiT dex..it miliWt to rbe. k or on rertiliraw pavaKle on ileinand.
m ll lieht lrait nn New York can r raw-ix-o, and I'orl ati'l.
Teleirrapbie Iran.fera j.I un all points in III t'nitnl .-Uteii.
-il Attenti.n riven Ui iViMrttiona and general buine- of onr ra.tuinf.rx
lylleilioni. mule thmubout suuibeni Orvtjun, and on ail aicesili.ie p.jinui.
K. A. IIWiTII. Pre..
, J. :. CaMHIIKI.I.. ,re Pre,.
H. L. fill.KKY, fs.-hi.-r.
s . m f '' r il urn . .1 . i
L , .i M-T.r Tml'm to B-Mcr firm?
' . ! II. ir to 1-. T-wrai Co cr.
1- " 'I " - -
being Bold at 6
Prices. Call fe
stores for Tuning.
L. G. HIGGINS
Sixth and II StrertH,
Grants Pass, Oregon.
GolJ and Silver $1.00
Copper anil I.eiul, each 1.00
AW bnnines" ii trusteil to trie will re
ceive prompt anil careful attention.
IIAVi: YOU UI'LN
THE ACME OE PAR
LOR GAMES. GOOD
EOR SOCIALS AND
PARTIES. : : : : :
than a box of monkeys.
Pa j -i synip. T.'.- ---j. Vm M
FOR INDIAN WAR CLAIMS
$100,000 Appropriation Voted by
Governor Cluttuberlaiu lias filed in
the ofllee of the seoretury of Htato the
hill passed jnst before the adjourn
ment of the ri tvnt lefiinlittnrti making
au appropriation of 100,000 for the
relief of vetorniu of the Indiau Wars
of li&o and 1S0R.
Under the provision of this law
ouch non-commis.sioiied officer and
private who served in the territory of
Oregon iu the Indian Wars of 1855
and 1S5(1 shall bo entitled to receive
for such services $3 per day for him
self, and all commissioned officers
shall receive such' sinus as wa paid
to officers ' of the same rank of the
nrmy of the United States at the same
time; provided that any amount paid
on account there of by the United States
shall bo deducted therefrom.
The verified claim for services
must be presented to the Adjutant
General, who shall without additional
cost to the state, examine and pass up
on the same and may require ad
ditional and corroborative evidence, in
support thereof. Vouchers may be
filed by the Adjutant-General in the
office of the secretary of state.
This act, so far as the sumo relates
to the pay of volunteers, shall be so
constructed as to apply to aM who
have been in the service of the terri
tory of Oregon during the said Indiau
wars of 18."i5 and 1K51!, and shall also
extend to tlto services of the Ninth
regiment- of the Oregon 'militia while
tlie same was in actual service during
Does your bicycle need cleaning and
overhauling? Take it to Cramer
Iiros. Uioyclo hospital.
DIDN'T MIND SMALLPOX
Came to Town From Evans
Creek With "Dread Disease."
Bob llurkhardl, a young man who
lives on Ditch creek iu tho Evans
creek country, came to town last
Thursday, bringing with him a well
develojied stage of suialljiox, that
"dread disease." Ho walked about
the streets for a good portion of tho
morning, to tho dismay of many ped
estrains, who gave him us wide a
berth us possible. When tho south
bound train camo iu, he boarded it to
go home, but tho passengers objected.
The conductor thereupon sought the
mayor, and the young man was re
moved from the train and placed in
charge of Wm. Knupp. Ho was not
placed ill the jn-st honso but was per
mitted to go homo with a warning
not (o come to town with tho small
The "dread diseaso" is said to be
prevalent iu his neighborhood, where
it worries tho people iu about the
same degree that an epidemic, of bad
colds would do. Tho young man was
badly broken out but did not scum to
be ill iu the least. In fact, ho had a
','0 mile walk between himself and
home. While his visit was imprudent
and somewhat startling, it is not
likely that he scattered ninny germs
about town. It was a bright sun
shiny moning, germicidal iu itself.
It is very improbable that any cases
of the "dread disease", will result
from his visit.-
HIDDEN TREASURE FOUND
C. C. Taylor Finds $b00 in Dutch
A few days ago, C. C. Taylor, ad
lninistiator of lliu estate of Jens
Alien, an inmate of the usyluui, dug
up about $i'i)0 iu money und gold dust
from In math the floor and around the
lire place of Aden's cabin on Kuguc
river below the mouth of Applegate,
where it had evidently been hoarded
by Aili-u during the many years of his
Jens Aih n, familiarly known as
"Dutch Johnny" or " Johiinv-on-a-
l.orsc," was a familiar figure about
Grants l'ass for many years until he
wis oiininitted to the asylum last
sLiunii r. He was g' ni rally consider
ed a simple, harmless old man,
though there are not wanting tho
who ileelare that he was a dangerous
character. Long ago, through his ig
norance and simplicity, ho censed to
have a legal claim to the premises he
i ontinui d to occupy but he was never
aware of this. Forcible ejection was
never resorted to aud popular sympa
thy always faiored Johnny, who was
too simple to take care of his business
atTairs. His gnat aim and object in
life was to prove up ou his "home
stead." Thoug!: notilicd time after
time by the officials of tho impossi
bility of this, he patiently 'is-rsisti
year ufl.-r year, trying one official
after another, trying to get his claim
Johnny killed a man once, bv shoot
ing him through one of the cracks in
bis cabin, but it was a ch ar case of
self def. n-e, mid he was exonerated by
the law. Johnny tiw d to talk freely
and t-lu'i-rfully of the ay ho uliot the
man, and w in n some bystander would
ask. "Did you kill hiin, Johnny?"
Johnny's eyes would take on a con
ning lisik as he answered, "1 don't
know. I). y buried nm. Icy mus' a
t'ought he van dead." Johnny would
add, that he prayed for his victim
and that he thought he was saved,
showing that there was no malice iu
f run, r i;n . are agents for the
.-:. brat. I i.i.' vr.y I'utiij.s.
The oil f lbW Tha Weekly Or. somas
WOLF CREEK MINING CO.
Manager Bozarth Well Pleased
With Results and Outlook.
M. B. Bozarth, manager of the Wolf
Creek Miuiiig & Development Com
pany, returuod Mouday morning
from a visit to his Southern Oregon
propertie with some very fine samples
of gold taken from his placer and
quartz claims. The recent floods did
considerable damage iu that section of
the county. A portion of the upper
ditch on one of tho placer claims was
washed out, necessitating transferring
the work to another claim oue-fonrth
of a milo below. Tho company is
now working in an old creek bed, the
gravel of which is rich in free gold.
Mr. Bozarth is enthusiastic over the
value of tho property, as lio well
might be, judging from tho fine sam
ples ho took from it. In a small
quantity of black sand which he
brought back with him, small parti
cles of gold can plainly bo seen.
With the) modern equipments for
modern placer mining which the com
pany now has in operation great re
sults arc expected from tiro clean-up.
Only a small portion of this placer
property has ever been worked by
modern inethods."'ho old pick and
shovel were the only means employ
ed, because the owners did not have
sufficient means to purchase modem
Mr. Bozarth also states that rich
deposits wero opened recently iu the
Duck Trap quarts claim. A formation
of Iron, orcher and maugeneso indi
cates tho rich pay shoot near by. It
is an accepted fact that wherever
these materials are found gold is iu
tho vicinity. Active prearatioii8
aro being made to develop these pros
pects iu the spring. Pacific Miner.
POWELL CREEK LUMBER
New Saw Mill to Be In Operation
by First of April.
Tho Powell Creek Milling Co. made
a partial change iu ownership this
week, Otto J. Kuipps becoming a
iart owner, while O. 0. Presley and
H. L. Trimx, formerly interested in
the company, have retired. The other
members of tho company aro John
Hackett and O. M. Knox, both well
known in this city.
Powell creek is a largo tributary of
Williams creek and the company own
aud have options ou two large tracts
of virgin timber, situated 011 this
stream. They will install a mill and
intend to have it in operation by the
first of April. Timber is constantly
becoming scarcer and innro desirable
and the members of the company es
teem themselves fortuuate lu securing
so largo an amount (if timber at so
short a distanco from town. The
timber is all ou tin easy slopo aud the
road to town is practically all ou a
down grade, a very material aid and
convenience in hauling. In addition
to shipping lumber, there will lie
quite a largo local demand as the
country is rapidly building up and
S. P. Co. Will Allow Mixing oi
Lime end Sulphur.
W. E. 'oman, general passenger
agent for the S. P. lines in Oregon,
writes to Agent Oeo. 1. Jester, men
tioning Mr. Carson's letter to fruit
growers which recently appeared In
tho Courier, in regard to spraying,
and states that iu recognition of the
necessity of spraying and the de sire
to further tho efforts toward a good
fruit crop in Southern Oregon, the, S.
P. ollicials have decided to allow the
mixing of lime and sulphur in car
load lots, something they have not
done hitherto. This will be found a
very material convenience for the
fruit growers iu obtaining spraying
materials. Mr. Comau attended tin
fruit growers meeting held in Med
ford recently anil is convinced of the
necessity and efficacy of spraying aid
is desirous of helping the good work
along. The officials of the H. P. Co.
realize that the best mid surest way
of making business for their road in
to devoloji.as far as is in their power,
the country through which their lines
RUNAWAY BOY KILLED
Chemo. wa. Indian Student Run
Over bv Train.
On last Friday two Indian boys
named resjsictively Wm. Hayes and
Joseph Lafuuijoyco, who had ran away
from Chemawa aud wero on their
way to California, si nt the greater
rt of the day ill town watching for
a chance to beat their way out on a
south bound train. About dusk, as a
Miuth bound freight went through,
they prepared to steal a ride. When
the train pulled out, young I-ufuin-Joyce,
who had taken np a jiosttion
just alsjvo the water tank, decided
not to try getting ou, owing to the
darkness and consequent difficulty in
M-eing the rsls of the brakels-ams. lie
therefore rau around to the opposite
liilu to M how his friend mudo it,
arriving just iu time to see hi in hum
his hold in attempting Ui get on the
hrake rods, the w heels passing ov r
his legs and body, killing hi 111 in
tautly and crushing hiin into s shape
less mass. Au officer arrived from
Chemawa Katurduy evening and re
'urued Sunday morning, acciuauicd
by young I-afcmjovce, who cxprcuKed
4i eug' rness to return to school and
be a good buy. Gold Hill News.
OREGON APPLES THE BEST
Thoy Command Highest Prices
in London Markets.
Oregon apples aro coming to the
front in foreign markets and displac
ing the boasted product of California
iu tho favor of Londoners. The only
unsatisfactory feature of the busi
ness is that more Oregon apples are
not shipped abroad. In a circular
letter issued by W. Dennis & Sons, of
London, iu January, there is found
tho day'B quotatiou of apples, and
California Xewton pippins fail to
make even a fair showing when com
pared with others Oregon's for in
stance. Califoruia's--Nowtou's, four
tier. 8s to 8s Cd; do, five-tier, 6s
(Id to is ; Oregon Newtous, four-tier,
12s to Via d; do, five-tor. Us.
Tho .trouble with the California
Newton's is that they have a russet
blight near tho blossom end, whilo
tho Oregon Newtous aro perfoctly
clean aud of a clear golden yellow.
Shipments of California apples, how
ever, greatly exceed thoso of Oregon,
Watsonvillo alone sending out 600
cars iu tho past season, against 40 or
50 cars from Oregon.
Oregon is bidding for a share in the
applo trado with the Orient, with
good promise of building np a large
business. Small shipments have been
made by each of tho China steamers
sailing since fall, for tho purpose of
introducing Oregon fruit into Asiatic
Alarm of Fire.
A burning chimney at tho residence
of Dr. Smilh ou "A" street Saturday
caused an alarm of fire to bo turued iu
and considerable excitement for a
time. Tho hose cart was hitched to
dray and taken lmll-mell to tho
scene. No damage was dono.
JOSEPH FRANK SUICIDES
Resident of Evens Creek Tcltes
Laudanum and Dies.
Joseph Frank, a resident of the
Evans creek district near Grants Pass,
committed suicide last Wednesday
night at his home by taking lauda
num. The news of tho suicide reached
hero Thursday aud the case was In
vestigated by Dr. Love.
Mr. Frank was about 00 years of
age. He leaves two young sous with
whom ho lived. His wife, from
whom a separation had previously
occurred, is still living. Domestic
troubles are-given as the cause of his
rash act, and ho is said to have been
threatening suicide for several days
before the catastrophe occurred. Ou
Wednesday night his boys heard him
raise the window and throw some
thing out. Iu the morning ho was
found dead and, on search ts-ing made,
an ounce bottle marked laudanum
was found iu a brush pile near the
window, where ho is supposed to have
thrown it after swallowing tho con
A PLEASANT SURPRISE
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Kinney
Observe Crystal Wedding.
' A number of the friends of Mr. aud
Mrs. II. 0. Kinney gave them a sur
prise party ou Thursday evening, the
jotli anniversary of their wedding.
While Mr. and Mrs. Kinuey were at
prayer meeting, the friends collected
aud took quiet occupancy of the house,
concealing themselves iu the rooms
and halls upstairs. They maintained
a silence that was almost miraculous,
considering the number aud liveli
ness of the gathering. After tho un
sui-icctiiig host uud hostess had dl
vested themselves of their wraps,
they wero astounded to see the stair
way filled with a crowd of descending
friends, lsiiiriug into the room like
1 Hood. It was a complete aud sue
ct ssful surprise.
A handsome, cut glass set and other
gifts in keeping with the event the
crystal wedding wero presented to
Mr. and Mrs. Kinney by their friends,
l(. L '! making tho presentation
sin ech. Mr. Kinney In a few brief
but earnest words cxpnsHcd for him
self and Mm. Kinney their appreeia
tion of their friends regard. Delight
ful refreshments had been prepared
and Were served and the remainder
of the evening was Kis-ut in social en
The Dcnefit of Change-
We are like honso plants we need
a change of soil now and then, to 1st
transplanted. New scenes, uew ex
I rieuces, new surroundings, a change
of climate, dry -sir instead of moist
ure, sunshine in place of cloud.
Ibis is sometimes essential to
health. There are conditions near
at hand that aro better than Kuros
can offer. Take a month or two iu
California. Plant yourself for a time
where there are no irritutions, where
the hotel is beyond criticism, the
lainl ajK- pleasing, aud where warm
sunny weather invites to walks and
drives. Pure uud dry air, and tho iu
creased electric influences of sushine
am vastly helpful.
Vou can take this trip at very little
cxiietisc, and enjoy a ride over the
tceiuc Binkiyou mid Khasta mountains,
which, at this time of the year with
their snow cover- d M-aks, are uusur
ssi d for their grandeur.
For complete Informal ion regarding
rules, siints of interest aud delightful
hotels in California, address
W. K. ('ouian,
General Passenger Agent, 8. P. Co.,
Oliver Chilled Plows are wold only
by Cramer Uros.
Away Ahead As Usual
This season wefhave surpassod any
I effort we have heretofore ever mado.
FOR BABY'S OUTING
FRESH FROM THE ORIENT -
Wow DnPTTPDrC LATEST DESIGNS
lieW rUftllDIUJO and CHOICEST COLORINGS
5oc to $1.00 pair New LACE CURTAINS
New WALL PAPERS rgJSSS
New Spring Mattresses
56-piece Tea Sets, well worth $ 5.00 $3.50 set
New Toilet Sets, Decorated 3.00 set
Cups aud Saucers, job lot 6 cups 6 saucers 35 set
. Breakfast Plates, job lot 1 35 set
Wash Boilers, almost indestructible 1.10
Steel Range, 6 hole, warranted, . . . . 30.00
The Only Exclusive Housefurnisher in Southern Oregon
firm ir m r .....
t VW. VU sv. Wl. SkVlUllill
Tho W. 0. T. U. will meet the soo-
ond and fourth Fridays in each month.
Will meet with Mrs. J. M. Chiles
March 13, at .80 p. m.
The Vermont Battle.
Tho prohibition battlo in Vermont
is warm. Both sides are In earnest.
Many meetings aro being held. Much
quiet personal work is being dona
The leaders of each side Insist that
victory will porch npon their banners.
Wo had a talk last week with Rev.
Walter H. Davenport, principal of
the Moutpelier Academy, and got the
impression that the prohibition forces
aro iu danger from over confidence.
This Is a danger In every temper
auoo war. It lias carried our cause
to humiliating defeat more than ouoe.
Wo hope the temperance voters of
Vermont will not be deceived. Thoy
mnst not count npon victory until
victory has actually been achieved.
It must te war to the knife, aud
kulfe to tho hilt, until the polls are
closed on election day. The enemy
is crafty and xealous. Ho is backed
by unlimited sums of money. The
liquor men of tho whole country are
watching the. struggle with deep In
terest. It Is a crucial hour. If the
voters of the old Oreen Mountain
Statu surrender their adherence to
prohibition it will dlshuartuu tern
isirauce workuri throughout the
nation. They must not lot tho cause
bo lost through Inactivity.
Lot every good cltlaen of Vermont
go to the polls, and let every good
citixcu see that the last possible bal
lot is cast iu favor of keeplug the
legalized death-trajif out of tho com
monwealth. No Rum In the Army.
The great railroads of the country
will not allow their employes to drink
liquof while ou duty. Homo of thorn
prohibit the men from driuklng even
while they are off duty.
That i" right
Many of our largo manufacturing
and mercantile houses will not em
ploy a man who is intemperate, and
aro coming to insist more aud more
ujmu total abstinence.
And that is right.
Put the war dopartmeuts of the
United Htates makes no such demand
of the boys who enlist in Its service.
If practical temperance is good for a
railroad employ or a mercantile clerk,
why is it not good for a United Htates
soldier f Or, If tho practice of torn
Iterate habits works to the advantage
of a railroad corporation or a business
house, why would it not work to the
advantage of tho American army?
Tho claims by ofllcers of tho war do
Irtmeiit that our soldiers must have
grog, is a disgrace to themselves, to
the army, and to the nation which
If the present army cannot get along
without rum drinking, and all sorts
of revelry and debauchery, turn the
drunkards out, and Oil op tho ranks
with clean yoang fellows who aro
musters of themselves, aud not the
slaves of a vicious and disgusting
A Judge's Indictment.
If any class of citizens has oppor
tunity to measure the havoc which
the rum traffic brings to a community,
that class is comjiosed of our judges
and lawyers. From the bench have
come some burning ludictiueuts of
the liquor oligarchy.
The one we herewith quote la from
Judge U. W. Herdiuan of Joracyville,
lib Ilu says: "Daring 19 years on
the bench, I observed that one-half of
the crime committed, aud one-half
the causes for divorce, were traceable
to tlm drinking if Intoxicating
liquors. The driuklng of intoxicating
liquors has increased all nuuiner of
TVst Weaves 1 From the Boat Mills
Patterns j 35c to $2.00 yd
To save backaches No scrubbing.
05c to S5c
crlmo It begets crime. It ha In
creased divorce litigation it begets
divorces. It has Increased the num
ber of Inmates In our almshouses it
begets paupers. It has crowded the
state asylum for feeble-minded
children and Idiots it begets idiots
aud feeble-minded children. It hat
overcrowded our asylums for the iu-
suno it begota insanity. It is in
creasing the burdens of government,
federal, stato, county, aud municipal,
at a fearful rato, 'and demands the
most heroic treatment to rid ns of its
baleful presence aud baneful efTocts."
True, Judge Hordman, every word
truo. Is it not about time that the
American people wero waking op to
the nuspeakublo peril of tho situa
tion? WHAT OUR MINES PRODUCE
Oregon's Cold Production far
Exceeds Mint Report.
The estimate of tho gold output of
Oregon by the director of tho United
States Mint for 11)09 Is 11,804,406.
This is so much below the actual oat
put of the state that it will be noces
sary to outer into detail to show what
the state's output has brobably been.
Tho following figures on production
gathered In Houthern Oregon are very
nearly correct, and In this section
alono the gold output was almost
eqnal to the amount which tho Mint
Director credits the entiro state with.
Tho district, embraces but two
counties Josephine aud Jackson :
Althnuso mining district I SO, 120
Waldo mining district 100,1100
Williams mining district. . . . 100,070
Calico mining district 1 'JO, 100
llriggs-Noldicr Creek district 1M,(XK)
Grants Pass district 50,000
Mount Houbeu-Northoru Josephine
Urave Crock district. 400,000
Lower Hoguu and Curry districts
Cow Crook UO.000
Hold Hill district 200,000
Western Ja'jksnn districts . fto.000
Other Jackson districts 25,000
Total 11,680, iVO
Iu eastern Oregon there are G7
quarts mills with 7u8 stamps iu oper
ation, and there are a number of
placer mines operating iu the summer
A careful and conservative estimate
of the total gold production of Oregon
(or l'.W'J as follows : '
Sou t hern Oregon f 1 , 8.7), 290
Kastern Oregon 4,000,000
Central Oregon 600,000
Stuitiam, Hluu itiver, Trout
Creek aud other sources.. 150,000
Klamath Falls had destructive firo
on Bunday evening, with a loss of
(13,000 to f JO, 000. Tho Sunset Tele
phone Co's oentral olllce, the post
office aud several business houses
Fountain Pens Waterman's Ideal
12.60 to fl 00 at Cramer Tiros.
THE OLD RELIABLE
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE