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AGAIN IN 1903 ?
wo shall handle Columbia, Ilaitford and Vedette
Bicycles. Our new Models are now on hand and
are superior in many respects. We sell on the
installment plan and take old wheels in part pay
ment, Let us talk vhetl with you. Hartford
Yhorn tires on Coluinbias and Ilartfords.
Odd Fellows Block.
Bicycles Cleaned Bicyci.es Rei-aired
Something new in Wash
ing Machines operated with
a lly wheel and a nniij ie re
versible gear. Built good
and strong for hard usage
Our stock of Wash Boards,
Wringers and Tubs is com
plete. Ask to see the Asbestos
Sad Iron. Absolutely the
best thing on the market.
HAIR-RIDDLE HARDWARE Co.
'E wish to cull special attention to our white
shirt waists. We have some very pretty
as well as novel ones in the latest styles.
The Peau de Soie and China silks are rare bargains.
Also our line in underskirts of mercerized sateen are
selling fust at the reasonably low prices.
Closing out sale of Ladies' and Children's sun bonnets.
Do nut miss this sale.
Mrs. J. A. Rehkopf
New Idea Patterns, l()e
When sent bv mail ue.
Anyone knows that, to catch fish, you must
A hhing pole free with every dollars worth of
The kind that never breaks.
That's the kind we carry.
We also carry a full line bicyles and sundries,
knives and razors, talking machines, etc., etc.
W. A. Paddock
REBAllUN'f; OF ALL KINDS A SPECIALTY
OUR PERSONAL COLUMN
People e.e They Come a.nd Co
From Day to Day
Till: VEUV L AT I ST OUT
....Chiffon Bias Fold Hats....
MADE TO ORDLK.
The very ncvest design Never before .shown in Grants Pass.
Sailor Hats at UO and 60c
Hats Sold at Portland Prices.
Front St., m-r ."itli
With Tlie Kalr Store.
Miss Emma Hvdc
W. J. Gohres of Kerby is a visitor
to Grunts Pass this week.
Rot. E. B. Lockhart of Medford
visited in Grants Pass Thursday.
Miss Gertrude John of Williams
visited in Grants Pass last week.
Mrs. C. J. Gamble spent Friday and
Saturday of last week in Rosebnrg.
Mrs. B. F. Helinau of Ashland
visited friends in Grants Pass last
Mrs. Griimiiett of Holland, On gon,
is the guest o Mrs. Gamble in this
C. St. Louis went to Crescent City
on Friday to spend a few weeks on n
Dr. C. A. Woody of Portland was
in Grants Pass Thursday, visiting
Mrs. A. A. Porter rome up Iron
Grave on Friday to ninkt fhort vim
to Grant Pses.
Arthur Welch returned on Friday
from Portland, where he has been for
the past month.
Miss Stimpsou of Portland epont
Sunday in this city the guest of Mrs.
C. J. Guiuble.
Mrs. W. F. Furrier is visiting here
at tho homo of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Hall.
Ge. S. Bristow, the well known
miner, is visiting in Giants Pass this
week from Stunmboat.
Mrs. E. E. Dunbar of Wolf Creek
spent several days in Grants Pass
during the past week.
J. E. Verdi n, of tho Oregon &
California Marblo Co., spent last
Wednesday in Ashland.
J. M. Fades has returned from Luke
county and is looking after his mining
interests on Mt. Reuben-
Ira Mallorr came up on Friday morn
ing from Wolf Creek, where he has been
working for gome time pist.
C. B. Watson, tho well known at
torney of Ashland, has been s)H-iiding
a few days in town this week.
H. C. Kinney raino up from Col s
Saturday eveuing and was lu re Sun
day and Monday on a business visit
George Barber and Arthur Lister
returned 'on Friday from f'ortl lid
where they have been at'.etiding di ntal
T. 0. Naueke, tho Kerby nn reliant
and mine owner, has been in town
during the past week on court busi
ness. B. E. Meredith, manager of the
Wilson-Meredith hydraulic mine of
Josephine creek, is visiting Grunts
Pass this week.
F. II. Stull, tho mining expert, who
has been operating in Southern Oregon
for several months past, left last
week for Arizona.
Mrs. C. E. McPherson returned to
Medford Wednesday after a visit in
this city with her parents Mr. and
Mrs. M. T. Utley.
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Stoval are now
occupying their new residence on 1!
Btreet near the conrt house, having
moved in hist week.
Geo. R. Lindley, cashier of the
Jackson comity bank in Medford,
returned Thursday night after a busi
ness visit to Grants Pass.
Miss Edith Baiinard went to Port
laud Monday to remain several weeks.
During her stay in the city she will
take treatment for her eyes.
Howaid Spinney, of Wilbur, Wash ,
editor of the Wilbur R -gister, visited
Southern Oregon last week and spent
several days in Josephine county.
Dr. W. S. Holt of Portland passed
through Grants Pass Friday morning,
en route to Ashland. He preached at
Gleudale Sunday on his return.
Frank F. Johnson, formerly of
Grants Pass and lately of Portland,
passed through Grants Pass last Wed
nesday en route to eastern Oregon.
Judge H. K. Ilanna returned on
Wednesday to Jacksonville after hav
ing presided nt the April term of
Circuit court for Josephine county.
C. A. Burnett, recently from Illi
nois, was in town Friday from Wolf
Creek, where he is located fur the
present. He is examining the South
ern Oregon mineral field.
A. 0. Hough was in Ashland Satur
day, as attorney for the Siskiyou
Power Co., in its deal for tho pur
chase of the Ashland Light and Power
Co s plant and business.
Earl Conser, who lias been occupy
ing the ssition of assistant cashier nt
the First National haul:, left on
Thursday to take a posit ion Willi the
O. R.iic N. engineering corps.
"Young Corbett" othsraise Win. 1.
Rothwell, champion "lethre'ght,"
pugilist, paised through tiran's IV I
last Wednetday evening in a privVe
ctr, on his way to Portland.
Alex McCaw of Ft. Jones, Cal. , lum
been in Grants Pass recently. Mr.
McCaw has been looking over our
mineral field and is very favorably
impressed with the district.
Rev. W. G. Council and Elder
Josiah Pardee returned Thursday
night from attending the uniting of
the Southern Oregon presbytery at
Oakland, where Mr. Pardee olhc .dated
Mr. and Mrs. H. (. Magoou h ft
on Saturday for Portland. From
Portland Mr. Magoon will go to east
ern Oregon, where he will represent
Allen Gilbcrt'Iiamaker music house
as traveling salesman.
J. A. Tate, formerly captain of
Company H, is in town this week
after an absence of several months in
Jackson county and in Northern
California. He will Is' employe. at
the Grauite Hill mine where a new lo
stamp mill is being installed.
G-orgn J. Cole, president of the
Oregon & California Gold Velds Co.,
owners of the Eureka mine and other
properties, left last week for New
York after a stay r-f several months In
Soothern Oregou. Mrs. Cole accom
Geo. Mi-Cb ndoii of Gold Hill v.a
in town To' wl.iy and 'Aedncsdiy end
secured a supply of Law hall paraph-r-nalia
for the Imll game which will
be played at Gold Hill on May-day
between the Gold Hill and Central
Point teams. Gold Hill is celebrating
May-day this year and a grand ball
will be held in the evening at w hich
the "Six" orchestra of Grants Fass
will furnish the music.
V. C. Cowgill, editor of tho Baker
City Democrat,- was iu Grants Pass
Sauday. Ho is working in the inter
est of tho referendum movement on
the corporation tax law, portage rail
way, and assessment law.
Miss A. E. Cavell, who lias beeu
visiting here for several mouths with
her sister, Mrs. M. C. Anient, started
on Friday on her return homo to
Chicago. She will go by tho southern
route and will visit iu Los Angeles
on the way.
Prof. S. Peacock a prominent chem
ist of Philadelphia, is visiting south
ern Oregon to investigate the black
sands of the district ill regard to
their mineral value. He has been
visiting Josephine creek and ad
jacent districts this week.
V. G. Wright returned on Tuesday
evening from New York city where
ho has a position with Baker & Co.,
the platinum refiners, after an absence
from Grants Pass of abont a month.
He will rctnrti to New York after a
brief stay iu Southern Oregon.
Col. T. W. Morgan Draper, J. O'B.
Gunn, H. A. F. Penrose and Silencer
Penrose arrived hero this week nud
are visiting the property of tho Waldo
Smelting & Mining Co. , near Waldo.
The Hist two named gentlemen are
connected als i with the Oregon Jt Paci
fic Railway Co.
Hev. Robt. Leslie and R. M. Eberle
attended the ordination services of
Rev. B. B. JnqucH as pastor of the
Baptist church held iu Ashland last
Wendnesday evening. Mr. Jnqucs
was iu Grants Pass last summer for
some time with the chapel car
" Emanuel. " He has been qnito suc
cessful iu his chapel car work.
A party of Josephine county miners
left on Tuesday evening for Idaho,
where they will bo in tho employ of
the Golden Rule Mining Co. , of Den
ver, which company has extensive
placer holdings about a hundred miles
north of VYciscr. M. F. Shaw, mana
ger for the company, has been here
for some time ri cruiting his miners
from the several Southern Oregon
camps. Curt Hudson, formerly of
the Old Channel in i no at Six Mile,
was one of the party and will have
the position of superintendent is the
mine. Others ot the party are Frank
Hudson, John R. Smith, eieo. Smith,
.1 a si. HiggW, Jaik Snelling, Geo.,
Riowu, L. Low, Jack Brownsworth,
Kd. Burke, Geo. Hour, John Greene,
Dick W illiuinsun, Geo. Fields, Mart
W. 0. W. STREET CARNIVAL
Seven D.'H Shows and Other
The carnival committee of Rogue
River Ciiinp, W. O. W. , nre adding
new events every day to their pro
gram, and here are somo of tho at
tractions outside of tho seven big
June 17 Woodmen's Day. South
ern Oregon's- greatest initiation by the
W. O. W. Baloon ascension and iara
chute jump. Crowning of the Oiieen
of the Carnival.
June IS Fraternal Day. Mam
moth street pnlude hv all fraternal
ord'-rs. Grand display of Japanese
Pay Fireworks. The greatest exhi
bition of day lireworks ever witnessed
in the north west
June 111 Children's Day. Baby
show, one iln.en photos and solid
silver loving cup, given as prize to
the prettiest baby under two years of
age. Cold locket ami chain given as
pri.e for fattest baby under one year
of age. Public wedding ; prize of fit)
bedroom set to couple married.
June 2d Miners' Day. Athletic
sports of all kinds. Mardi gms :
Everyone wt ars masks. The night of
Grand art exhibit by Womans'
Cluh of Grants Pass during carnival
week paintings and photos by local
ami national artists; needlework;
Indian baskets, curios, etc.,
Mineral exhibits under coins'teiit
maniigement. All are invited to bring
iu their works of ait.
For toilet articles go to Roteriiiuud.
W. O. W. and Circle lo Entertain.
Wooduc n of World and Women of
Woodcraft will give to their friends
on next Friday night at W. O. W.
ball, a muck muck. This will be the
first meek muck ever given in the
west and tin committee in charge
hope to make it the event of tho sea
son. Each member of the camp and
circle at" allowed to invito two
friends. The camp will luc et at 7 :.U
mid ballot on 2.", candidates, a display
of tin-works will take place as soon as
the line of man h is formed in the
Willamette Choral Union.
The Willamette Valley Choral
I'nlon will hold their annual Festi
val at Eng. lie May Utollth. Tick
ets at reduced rates from all points
on the I Irerin Lines of the Southern
I'aeitic Co., will he sold May 11th to
lltn inelu-ive, return limit ilay l.Mh,
Hate of one and a third fare for
round trip, limited to May loth.
Dcmsrce Music House.
K. L. Il-maree has purchased the
music stock and hiisincns of B. G.
Magoou in the I. O. O. F. building
audit will be conducted hereafter
under the name of the l. mim e Music
ilou-c. Mr. and .Mis. Ismaree an
well kietw n in the musical circles of
this city. They are musicians of
ability and tate and the patrons of
the house will have the Is in-lit of
t tneir musi'-al ext-ei i'iieo and juilg-
I I U. O. f. B&nquet.
j Ahiinpnt was given on Saturday
levelling at the odd Fellows hull by
Gold, u Huh- lodge, I. O. O. V., in
e. l, l,r.it ion of the anniversary of Un
rounding of the oid. r. The Odd Fob
I lows and lb Is -kahs were ont in fori
and an ev uing of pleasure was en
i jov d hv the ui.mv iu attendance. A
I brief though i-jei lletit program was
r leler-d ; a oai solo oy Mrs. llem
I sou aiel a recitation i,y Miss Ethel
Johnson, bMh numbers ls-ing well
given and thoroughly njoyiil. 1 hi
IbaiM-net was quiet elaborate and the
I m-nu included turkey, chicken, hum.
j oolT- e and ral.e and lee cream. The
, pu -'s s;eit the ev iiitig pha-antly
until a late le.ur.
Josephine Berber Shop.
The Hotel Jos- J.hill barber shop
one of the most up-to-date and well
conduced institutions of its kind and
its preside-! o.rbvtwo of the most
t-lhi lent barbi rs in N.uthorn Or-gon.
The en-- lletit quality of the tonsorial
woik of .Sat.- (;.!:. it. s, is Wi ll known
ian-1 hm roni-i-uiiou b.irls-r f;s W. "F.
1 .M.iri'tt, l.io-of ."-an Franc,-, o. They
' have ! .1 !y add- d the J,,t. t N-w York
t fad. fa i il in --A.'ge, with glass and
! rubln-r bulb I.--d i.n.f--,onally. Two
I evenings of ach week w ill be re
' scrve-1 f"r ladles.
the Local happenings
Brief Notes e.nd Items of Interest
Physician and Dentist
Go to Coron for Plumbing.
Planet Jr. Tools at Cramer Bros.
M. Clemens, Prescription Druiigist.
Prospectors get your outfit at
Sanford's market delivers meat as
soon at ordered.
Choice cuts of meat always at San
A splendid line of Royal Charter Oak
Ranges at Coron 's.
All tho repairs and sundries for bi
cycles at Cramer Bros.
Fresh eggs and plump poultry at
Sanford's Meat Market.
New stock of lines, reels and split
bamboo poles at Cramer Bros.
Livo stock, poultry and eggs wanted
at Sanford's new market Front street.
Stroble's shoo repairing always
pleases. Take your shoes to him.
Pattoti Sun Proof Paint, a new lot
of outside white just come in at
Received this week the lutost styles
iu Diamond, Ruby, Opal and Saphiro
rings at Letcher's Jewelry store.
J. W. Baker of Cottage Grovo has
beeu appointed state gamo warden to
succoed L. P. V. Quiuiby of Portland.
Clean up and beautify before the
carnival. A well painted roof adds
greatly to the nppearauco of the
Boyles & Sherman have from 20 to
.'to claims that will run from four to
six millous, call at their ofllco and get
Ii. A. Stroblo has charge of tho shoe
making and repairing department at
the Lucus harness shop. Take your
work to lum.
County Judge W. A. Booth, of
Crook county, has filed his resignation
with Gov. Georgo E. Chamberlain,
to take effect May 1st.
If yon need a Mowing Machine
don't forget to sco tho ball bearing
Deering at Cramer Bros.
The advanco car of tho Norris-Rowo
circus was in town Sunday and Mon
day. Tho show will bo here on May
A grand hall will be given at the
ojH rn house on Friday evening, May
1, by members of Company H, O. N.
G. Deiuaree's oichestra will furnish
The street scraper lias been con
stantly at work at during tho past
few weeks and a very marked im
provement on our streets is evident as
For stationery go to Rntcrmund.
Federal Labor Union No. 82H molds
iu tho conrt house ou the second and
fourth Saturday evenings of each
month. O. P. Jester, Pres. ; M. W.
Curtis & Co., practical watch
makers and jewelers. Dealers In
tvatches, clocks, jewolery and Dia
mond rings. All reinuring first class.
Odd Fellows' building.
The Presbyterian church of Medford
has extended a call to Rev. W. F.
Shields to that juistorate. Mr.
Shields has beeu occupying tho pulpit
tenijsirarily for the past two months.
For confectionery go to Rotennund.
Williams Bros. & Kendall received
this week another new boiler for saw
mill, with a considerable amount of
other machinery which is bciiiu-
hauled out to their saw mill near
Have you been fishing yet ? If nut get
an outfit at I miner Bros, and take n
day off with your family.
Miss Ellen M. Stone, the mission
ary whoso capture by brigands in
Macedonia made Irer world famous.
I-assed through Grants Pass Thursday
evening, en route to Portland on a
W. J. Winter of Josephine, J. A.
Whitman of Jackson, Geo. T. Bald
win of Klamath ami W. J. Moore of
Lake will assist Chairman Sam White
In his management of the democratic
Hartford Vedette Bicycles I Una
models now on baud at Cramer Bros.
The Labor Union will hold an open
meeting May tl, in (ho Court house at
o'ebs k ). m. at which Rev. W. O.
Council will deliver a general address
on Social Problems. The public at
large is invited to attend.
Medford has been considerably
inuoyed by burglars lately and a
number of residences have Isieti on-
p-d and robls-d. Two men were
arrested but as they could not be con
nected with the robberies they were
New lot of tho famous Hartford
Thorn tins just received nt Cramer
W. Hum- & Son, publishers f the
Klamath Republican of Klamath
Falls, have sold tbu business to Wes
ley (J. Smith of Klamath Falls, who
will continue the same.
Dr. J. S. Herndon of Ashland has
been appointed to a y sitiou on tin
board of regents of the Southern Ore
gon State Normal hool, to fill the
vacancy caused by the resignation of
Judge J. S. Orr, formerly of Klamath
For squirrel poison go to Ruler
muinL J. M. Booth and John M. Rummel)
have pun based the insurance business
of J. A. Jennings which will Is; con
tinued at Mr. RummeU's ollh e in the
lirowor building, mar the court
house. Mr. Booth will cunt limit iu
his position at the H. P. D. fc L.
oilii-o while the Insurance busuit ss
will is.- looked after by Mr. liumniell.
Ihe city conneil held a sjscial
meeting on Saturday evening am!
awarded a sewer contract to 11. N'utt.
Theni was some discussion ou the sub
ject of pi.rebasing pro rty for the
location of a city and county hospital
uui no ucuiiiih aciiou was taken.
For tent medicines go to Itoter
niund. George Hartman has t- n ubont fur
he I-a-t week -with his face iu a
sling, so to sts-ak. as a rult of an
accident w ith a bicycle. While riding
at a good rate of -ed. his wheel
ran against an obstruction and the
Our Gift Offeirk
200 Presents Given Away
With tho first 200 suits sold between now and the 20th day of June wo will
live away with each suit, one ot the following articles.
The name of theso articles will be placed in a plain scaled envelope, and you'
will bo entitled to tho articlo named in the envelope you select.
Kemember, a present goes with every suit sold at 5.00 and upward.
Wo do not use Ilorso Tail, Black IIor90, Black Cats, Etc. for selling marks,
but all our goods are marked in plain figures.
List of Presents
Ono Leather Suit Case Value $6.00
One OentlemenVtrunk . ' . . . Value 5.00
Ono pair Florsheim & Co.'s Patent Kid Shoes Valuo 5.00
Ono pair Walk Over Patent Kid Shoes Valuo 4.00
Two pairs Walk Over Shoes, Vici Calf or Kid
Valuo $3.50 pair
Three pair Shoes, your own selection
Three pair Shoos, your own selection
Three hats your own selection
Three hats your own selection
Ton hats ....
Ton hats ....
Ton Silk Handkerchiefs
Twenty Shirts -Twenty-five
Twenty-five pairs B'aney Hoso
Ton pairs Mens Boston garters
Seven Linen Handkerchiefs
Valuo $3.00 pair
Valuo $2.50 pair
Valuo $3.00 each
Valuo $2.50 each
Valuo $2.00 each
Valuo $1.50 each
Valuo $1.25 each
Valuo $1.00 each
Valuo $1.00 each
Valuo $.75 each
Valuo $.50 each
Valuo $.25 each
Valuo $.25 each
Valuo $.25 each
Valuo $.25 each"
CLOTHING, MEN'S FURNISHINGS, SHOES, HATS.
front forks broko off, throwing George
forward on his face, which was very
severley cut and bruised iu ooiise'
quenon. Ho is recovering rapidly from
For Soda water go to Rntcrmund.
The A. O. U. W's free entertain
ment given ut the nis-ra house last
Wednesday evening was well attended.
The eiilerlalument was a very excel-
lent one, consisting mainly nf stereon-
ticou views with a story connecting
the pictures and giving them In
creased interest. The illustrated
songs by Rev. G. II. Oslsirnn were
greatly enjoyed. Hon. W. M. CoIvIb
and Ralph 1-eeitey gave short and in
teresting nddicsscs on the excellence
of the A. I). U. W. as an insurance
For sea shells Kn to Rotennund.
Tint aps-aranc( In this city of Nor-
ris & Howe s r.ig Shows is looked
forward to by the amusement lovers
with much Interest. F.uch season that
the show has visited us, marked Im
provements ami enlaruenients have
been noticed. This season will be
no exception to tliu rule. The growth
and Improvement of these big moral
snows lias been nothing short of
phenomenal, anil the success of the
enterprise can bn tra I to the fact
that the show Is clean, moral, whole-
some, instructive and very amusing.
it is, in tie I, mi entertainment that
the most fastidious can witness with
out having any of his scruples hurt.
it is an entertainment that every boy
ami girl should see, la-cause their
budding minds ubsorb the lessons of
what kindness anil tiencu will ac
complish, even over dumb brntes,
This season tint ts-rformatico will not
Is- cm, lined tu tunned animals alone,
hut will include also some of the best
irciis gymnasts In the country, and
alnni: of kkilful Jainuese equili-
orisis ami jugglers, anil a comiiuuy of
il"Ti event wniri riders.
OA VIS In this city, Thursday, April
, nio.j, io .ir. ami .Mrs. U. r.
J 'avis, a sou.
1 1 1 to WN -t i I L.Mr HI K- lii th iVZlty
April SI, p.in:i, A. C. ISrown and
Miss Maudo K. Gilmoie, both of
McKINSTRKY- DKLAMAl Kit- At
Gold Hill, Thursday, April 1, Usui,
K. T. Mch'lnstrey and Miss Duma
ueiamater, rormerly of this city.
Sll.SliV- liliDW.V-Near Yamhill.
ni-ini -hilar, April M, 1118,
Sil-by anil Miss F.dith
OIUll-ANKKNY-Iii Kugene, April
21, I !f!, John S. drill and Miss Ute
Aiikeny, Isith of J ie ksou county.
-L'-ili."'."'" J'ens Waterman's Meal
i. ej in !.(ki at ('rumor liros.
Three I'lnee Timber Co.
The Throe Pines Timber Co., was
liicoriKiratcd last week in Medford.
Hie incorKjralors are A. K. Realties
president; Cit o. K. How hind, vice
.r. siib nt ; J. I). ('o,jk, secretary. ;
W. I. Yawti-r, tn-asuser.
'1 he principal place of busmen of
tint Thie(, Puns Timber Co., will be
in Medford, the company having
secured room in the Palm Lodge
building which they will soon lit up
for ollices. The comjwiiy has ex
tcimivo timls-r holdings in both Jack,
son and Jim pbine counties and will
prokiblv develop a big lumber Indus
try during 11m present season.
Ty-writer ribbons for all machines
for sale at the Courier ofllco.
Thoro came to my ranch at Holland
iu January a dark red, yearling heifer,
with flail book nnderblt on right ear,
slit lit lower left ear no brand.
Owner can have animal by raying
charges. 0. H. Llbhy.
PHAETON KOR SALE.
A second hand phaeton for sale
cheap. Inquire of Mrs. N. P. Dodge.
All persons are hereby notiflod
not to loan money or tell goods on
credit to L. R. Lumphcar.
Mrs. L. K. Lamphoar.
In Grants Pass, last week, one pair
Gloria shoes, No 5, also package con
taining children's night gowns.
Ralph Hatuhliii, Golden, Ore.
In tho now store opposite
postoflico with a lino of
Sea Shells, etc.
All are cordially
invited to conic and
inspect tho store.
Ice cream soda will bo served
frco from 0:30 a. m. till C p. m.
Demaree Music House
luccsisers to B. 8. Mijooa.
All Kinds of Musical Instruments
Band and Orchestra Music, Vocal Music.
Pianos and Organs sold for cash or on installments.
Old instruments taken in exchange
Wo have 1000 copies of tho McKinley edition of 10
cent sheet music, vocal and instrumental.
The Demaree Music House
Odd Fellows Block,
Grants Pass, Oregon