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ROGUE RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS, OREGON, JULY i6, 1903.
Given Away Free to Our Patrons
Baking and Basting
(A unw and excellent device for
cooking and roasting meats. )
Call at our store and see them on exhibition and we will tell you
all about it. Undoubtedly the most practical Basting Pan made.
Canning season now here Buy the HERMATIC FRUIT JAR,
thereby insuring your fruit to keep. Easiest to seal, easiest to open
has wide mouth and made of clear white glass. You'll be pleased after
Haven't said much about Coffees and Teas lately, but our sales on
Chase & Sanborn's Coffees and Teas are increasing every day. Our
celebrated South Sea Blend at 25c is superior to many 30 and 35c Cof
fees. Try it and be convineed.
Green Apples, Peaches, Blackberries now on the market. Peas
and String Beans very scaroe this season. Prospect for large crop of
BtackDemes. Remember tne place.
THERE'S NOTHING LIKE IT
A shady nook on a warm afternoon is all the more en
joyable for a soothing swing in a hammock. We have a
large stock at prices from $1.00 up. We furnish TWO
FANS free with every hammock.
Odd Fellows Block.
We have the most ooniploto uunsortnii!it of flrot clusii
Granite wnre to be fonud in Southern Orinii, ccmiirisiiiR
eviTytliiiiR iu the way of cooking utcnsilh anil kitchen fur
niliiuga: CjITjb b il'ra, Kica cookera, V.xx ihiui-Iiith,
Brenp puns, Muffin juius. Tea potn mid Tea kettles, Sauce
pan and kettle of every ni.u mid shape. TIib fruit
season is here and to put np your fruit as it nlinnlllie put
up you will certainly need BometliiuK iu this line. We havcj ust the article,
come in aud look over oar stock. We also carry a full. line cf fruit jars iu
all sizes, etxra caps and rubbers. f
HAIIMIIDDLE HARDWARE Co.
Grants Pass, - Oregon.
The Great Midsummer Clearing Sale is still attracting large crowds of eager purchasers.
Every day finds New and Interesting Bargains on Special Sale.
THURSDAY, July 9th, at 9 o'clock a. m. sharp, we begin our DAILY ONE-HALF PRICE SALE. These Prices will
Last for One Day Only, and will begin promptly at 9 in the morning and close at 6 in the evening.
These Special Half-Price Single Day Sales will be in addition to the Hundreds of Bargains on sale in other departments
The big attractions in this month's Clearing Sale are Ladies', Men's and Children's Shoes at 98c, $1.25 and $1.49.
Remnants of Calicoes and Dress Goods at 5c, 7c, 8c, 10c, 19c, 29c.
1IIT7JiNJ.VY, .lul.v lOth MOTS I A Y, July '20th SPIX fAL SAI J'
Entire stock of Entire Hook nf Entire stock ol
Laces and Embroideries. Lace Curtains
at Half Price at Half Trice lnC a,ul 'JOc Lawns
FOR ONE DAY ONLY. I'OK ONE DAY ONLY. REMNANTS AT 10 CENTS.
FllIDAY' lulv 17.1, 'lH7l.SIA.Y,.l..lv -JInI NIMiCJIA.1. SAI.I
Entire stock of
Ladies' and Children's Muslin and Knit Emm-stock of Entire stock of
emmr rnili?rveir Ladies' Shirt Waists Will be Closed Out
Summer Imkruear ; . ,j, 7 7i, (illicos ato Cents
at Half l'ricc at Half Price
FOR ONK DAY ONLY. 1
' wi:i)i:siAr, .inly iiiimi sii:ciai, k.vji
SAriTIl'lVY, Julv 18th - . . . ,
... . . Urokci. linen of Jo ami 2.x-. Entire stock of
Entire stock of
Ladies' IJclts Lace Collars and Ties :o Nolls Wall Paper to be Closed Out Ladies', Men's and Children's Straw and
at Half Price Summer Hats
FOR ONF. DAY ONLY. AT HALF PRICE. at Half Trico
CLOSES PROMPTLY AT
OUR PERSONAL COLUMN
People &s They Come a.nd Go
From Day to Day
W. H. aud Jack MoCouuell are
visiting the Galice district ou niin
Mrs. H. C. Perkins went to Green
back Friday to visit with Mrs. llastay
of that place.
Mrs. C. C. Presley and children
weut to Colestiu lliursday to spi-nd
Mr. aud Mr. J. D. Fry went to
Colestin Monday to visit "for a time
at that resort.
L. L. Jeell weut to Medford
Tuesday ou a busiuess trip, returning
iu tho evening.
Pn sidiui; Flder D. T. Summerville
is visiting tlie churches of Klamath
aud Lake counties.
A. H. Mock left Wednesday for
Eureka, Calif., where lie expects to
stay for several weeks.
Miss Elsie Green has been visiting
during the week with friends at
Ashland and Jacksonville.
Mrs. Pardee and sister, Mrs. D.
W. Palmer, went to Ashland Wedni s
day for a week's sojourn there.
Mrs. L L. Jewell returned on
Saturday evening from Colestiu after
a stay of several weeks at that resort.
C. W. Young nud family, recently
of Corvallis, arrived iu Grants Pass
last week and intend to locate here.
Mrs. R. W. Clark aud daughter.
Miss Helen, went to Portland Thurs
day to visit there fur a week or more.
Miss Gertrude Mi'Allister returned
on Sunday evening lrom Yoncolta,
after a visit there of about two weeks.
Rev. J . W. McDougall was in
Wildervillo last Wednesday and
preached there to a large congrega
tion. Rev. Gi'O. D. Doyle, formerly of
this place, but now located at Burns,
Ori., has beeu visiting hero for sev
erely days this week.
Miss Jessie Scovill arrived hereon
Tuesday from Portland aud will
spend about six weeks visiting here
at the home of her parents.
Oliver S. Brown, formerly in the
law business iu thiB city, was in town
Saturday on a busiuess visit from
Merlin, where he now resides.
Daniel Frederick has taken a sawing
contract ami w ill o) rate a mill m ar
Ashland this season. Mr. Frederh k
and Kdward left for Ashland Monday.
Miss Grace Good, the popular as
sistant at the Grants Pass postotlice,
went to Newport Tuesday and will
spend some time visitiug at that re
sort. Mrs. Rolit. ISooth returned on Tues
day from Portland where she has been
visiting since attending the session
of the Federated Woman's clubs, iu
J. liaragar, of Salem has been
S)endiug (several (lavs in Grants Puss
on busiuess. Mr. liaragar was a resi
dent of Joscphiuu county soino lo
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Robinson
arc now living iu A si 1 land, having re
moved there from this city last week.
1 Mr. Robinson is a hremau on the
I Southern Pacific.
I J. P. Harvey, general manager of
the I'luo ledge copjicr mines, was in
Giants Pass recently to meet Patsy
Clark who passed through on his wuy
to that piopcrty.
Win. McGrath of Ashland, (he
machinist, returned to that city last
Wednesday evening after temporarily
tilling the position of foreman of the
Grants Pass round "house for u lew
Miss Emma Telford returned oil
Monday evening from a visit at
Colestin and left on Tuesday evening
for Portland, where she will visit
with Miss Hello Robinson and other
f A. P. Cousin was iu town on Mon-
day from Galice, whero ho has been
I staying iu tho furtherance of the
I work of the Galice Hydraulic Mining
Co. He returned to Portland on the
Will Shaw, wlto is well known to
many in this city, is now at the
liebnke-Walker business college in
Portland. He finished the course in
May and is now iu charge of tho type
writing department of the college.
He has record of To words a minute
and JOO words in shorthand, consid
ered a wonderful speed for so short a
S. F. Patton, formerly of this city,
but now engaged iu the mercantile
business at Waitsburg, Wash, , visited
relatives iu this county last week.
He started on his return to Waitsburg
It. K. Brown, the printer aud news
pajvr man, wtio has becu located here
for several mouths past, has pur
chased the Silvertouiau, a ucwsisiper
of Silverton, of Ore., and left this
week for his new field of lifbor. ,
Rev. J. M. Hunter, formerly of
Grants Pass, has resigned the pastor
ship of the Christian church in Ash
laud, to take effect on the first of
August. Mr. and Mrs. Hunter will
go to Eugene where both will enter
the University of Oregon.
Harry Dininuck, formerly one of
our well known young men, arrived
here Monday morn lug from Portland
where he has been living for several
years jiast. He is ou his way to Sal)
Francisco, where he intends to locate,
but will siH'iid some time here visit
iug with relatives aud friends.
K. S. Meirill, for a number of years
oue- of the well known miners of
Galice, was iu town Monday aud left
on the evening train for Chicago He
will probably visit Philadelphia and
New York later, iu the interests of
the Galice Hydraulic; Mining Co., of
which he is a member and iu whose
ojierations he has recently been acting
Miss Enua Parker, who is taking
voice culture ill Port laud during the
summer vacation, has been chosen as
one of a chorus of 50 to sing at Glad
stone Park during the Chautauqua.
Among other productions, they will
five the sacred cantata, "The Holy
City." lho members of this chorus
are chosen from among tho best sing
ers of Portland and the friends of
Miss Parker are pleased to hear of so
quick a recognition of ln-r talent as a
singer. She has been taking voice
culture iu Portland only a few weeks.
UNIFORMS FOR BALL TEAM
Dance Proceeds Mere Applied for
A dance was given ou Saturday
evening at the op 'a house under the
direction of Miss Annette Jordan and
other young ladies for the purose of
securing uniforms for the Grants
Pass base ball team. Music was fur
nished by Kurth's orchestra and a
delicious supper was served op the
stage. It was a very enjoyable and
in every way successful event and
about $10 was secured for the mil-,
forms. These have been ordered and
are expected to arrive in time for
the game with Ashland.
Will Play With, Ashlnnd.
A base ball game was played at
Gold Hill Sunday between the Gold
Hill and Grants Pass teams. The
game was a very one sided one, the
score standing 18 to 4 lu favor ol
Grams Pass. The Grants Pass team
will play at Ashland ou the l'.ltll, with
the Ashland team, for the champion
ship lit Southern Oregon. If the
records of previous games with the
other valley nines are any criterion,
these teams are very evenly match
ed and the game should Im interesting
and closely contested. The Grants
Pass team has made u wonderful im
provement since its organisation.
The team work is good anil the boys
are all gooil individual players. The
excellence of the battery, Welch and
Smith, is very noteworthy
Evangelist Clias. F. Barrett of
Chicago aud Prof, and Mrs. G. P.
Rockwell, the singing evangelists,
held services at the Newman M. E.
church on Thursday evening, with a
large congregat ion in attendance. Mr.
Barrett is a very ready and fluent
speaker and the singing by Prof, anil
Mrs. Rockwell was particularly enjoyable.
6 P. M. (EXCEPTING
A FIRE WAS PREVENTED
Blazing Woodshed Jeopardizes
Dwellings Near School House.
A small fire occurred Sunday even
ing in the woodshed iu the rear of the
Kuutsou residence near the brick
school house. The prompt assistance
of several passers-by prevented a
serious couflagratiou. The tire started
in a pile of carpet rags, bedding and
old clothing which was stored in the
woodshed aud its origin Is somewhat
of a mystery. The flames spread
quickly to the woodshed roof and
were burning merrily when discover
Everybod is busy making hay.
Rev. John Slagle was a visitor at
Mrs. Klixabeth Basye made a flying
trip to Jacksonville.
Deputy Assessor Dotson was assess
ing iu this vicinity last week.
Elsa and Herman McFaddeu are at
present confined to their beds with
Miss Cara Basye who hits been visit
ing relatives in this vicinity has re
Peter Burkhaltor, a well known
pioneer, made a business trip to
Miss Pearl Davidson is at present
stopping with Mrs. M. Topping who
has been quite ill.
York and Russell, prominent stock
men of this vicinity, drove some 135
head of cattlo to the range on Grey
back lust Thursday.
Miss May Shattuck ot Grants Pass,
who has been sending a week with
her sister Mrs. J. L. Wooldridge, re
turned homo Sunday.
The picnic and ball given at Kubli
July 4th was a success in everyway.
Thero was a largo crowd In attend
ance aud all enjoyed themselves.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Davidson went
to Williams Sunday to attend the un
veiling ot the monument of their sou
Frank, by tho Woodinou of tho World.
Miss Cara York guvo a birthday
party ' on the 10th inst., being the
I'.ith anniversary of her birthday.
Some la or more young Mol were
there. An old fashioned candy pull
ing aud games were indulged in till
1J o'clock, when all went homo vow
ing they had a pleasant time.
W lldervllle Notes.
busy week for the
Frank Stevenson raised the skeleton
of his new barn last Saturday.
Rev. W. F. Rogers preached quite
an interesting sermon at.Wildorvillo
Miss Emma Hocking is now on the
sick list. A sort of tousiliiia seems
to be going around.
Mrs. I.uswell'a brother and sister,
Mr. and Miss Coffee, are visiting
with her and her husband near Wild
Wesley MeCollum and daughter
Ruby visited Saturday aud Sunday
with his sister Mrs. James Mcollum
and family near Grants Pass.
Ed. Mills, while slinging chain
one day last week at the Williams
sawmill, got the end of his index
linger torn otf and had to go to
Grants Pass nud havu it ojierated on.
Elba Woodnrd while falling 'logs
for the suw mill received quite a
severe cut ou his leg. His ax slipiicd,
striking his leg lsdow the knee and
cutting quito a deep gash. Some
thought it split the boue.
Mrs. Jume MeCollum aud one
duughter li t t Grants Pass Sunday ou
the evening train for Newlinrg, Ore.
Her other three daughters and son left
Monday by wagon. m ss
McCollum's folks came to this part
of Oregon almiit a year ago and now
Intend to go back to their old home.
Horse ami buggy for sale; also a
square piano at a bargain. Inquire
ut tins oil Ice.
Fountain Pens Waterman's Ideal
2.50 to rt.00 at Cramer Bros.
hhe Big Department Store
NEW NORMAL BUILDING
Contract Awarded to J. H. Dut
ton by Board of Regents.
The Executive Committee of the
Board of Regents of the Southern
Oregon School let the contract for the
construction of the new building,
which is to be known as the adminis
tration building, Wednesday evening,
to J. Dutton, the contractor and
builder, of Ashland, for 7300. Al
ready the ground is being cleared for
the foundation and niaterial is being
delivered. It Is to bo finished by
September 2flth. Ashland Tribune.
FELL DEAD 0N HILLSIDE
Sudden Death of John Van Ness,
ol Jump Off-Joe.
John Van Kess, a resident of the
Jump-off-Joe district, near tho Neely
place, died very suddenly on Tuesday
of last week, Iu compuny with a
man whom- lie had employed to do
some work for him, he had gone up
ou tho hill near his house to show his
helper where to begin work. When
lie arrived at the place, almost with
out any warning, whatever, he fell
forward ou his face aud iu a very few
minutes he was dead. Mr. Van Ness
was mi old man, 73 years of age, and
BETHANY CHURCH MANSE
Presbyterians Have Arranged to
Secure Needed Improvement.
Tho Presbyterian ohurcli held a
congregational meeting last Thursday
evening to consider the proposition of
securing a manse. The sentiment
was overwhelmingly lu favor ot the
project and committees were appoint
ed to select a lot for tho site of the
building. Tho lot will bo secured as
soou as possible aud the building con
structed with the least possible delay.
Coleitln, the gom of the mountains,
is becoming more popular each suc
ceeding year, not only as a delightful
summer resort, hut a place whero
the sick and suffering often regain
their health. The famous mineral
and soda spring are undoubtedly
those for which Ponce do Leon so
earnestly sought, but unfortunatly for
IKHir old Ponoe, the long tunnel
through tho Siskiyou mountains had
not yet been completed, aud of course
he could not find Colestin.
The camp ground is rapidly filling
up. Trolley Car Avenue is lined ou
either side with the canvas home of
the summer visitor, and nearly all the
sjiace is taken as fur up as Clear
O. O. Presley aud family of Grants
Pass are camped on the lintel lawn.
Clarence iays no attention to the
"keep off tho Grass" signs, and does
just as he pleases, as though he were
iu tho express otlice at Grants,, Pass.
Mr. aud Mrs. II. O. Kinney and
daughter drove over from Hilt Sun.
day to get a drink of soda witter and
visit with the Grants Pass people. '
Miss Poppy of San Francisco, who
has boon S)iending her vacation here,
left for homo Sunday morning. Every
one is sorry to have her go, and will
welcome her return next year.
Mrs. Hamilton of Medford, had
a very sad dream Saturday night.
Shu dreamed that a man had enme in
to camp, aud would have fuluted if
she-hadu't screamed so loud.
Everybod) is happy at Colestin, and
why shouldn't they (si with an abund
ance of fresli mountain air otf the
snow capiicd peak of Mt. Shasta, a
never failing supply of cold spark
ling soda water, an npctit that an
elephant would be proud of, and a
camp full of good neighbors, and two
babies that 'cry all-night. Conio ou ami
,P. II. HART II & SON.
Grants Pass, Ore.
We Submit Our Case to
That Incorruptible Jury
Gentlemen of the JuryMen of Grants Pass:
U't have given considerable testimony as to the merits of our
clothing to the exclusiveness and variety of our stock to the
moderation of our prices-to the conscientious care with which we
endeavor to serve our patron's best interests.
Our witnesses are the hundreds of men of Grants Pass
who are wearing our clothing, '-and praising our business
To you, the Court of Public Opinion, we submit our
The Verdict will be rendered
Two Hours ol Darkness.
About eight o'clock Monday evening
tho electric lights all over town went
out suddenly and the town was plung
ed in darkness for aNmt two hours.
The trouble was caused by tho break
ing of the main belt at the power
house. A tightening pulley shifted
until it caught the belt aud broke It
Tho belt la 84 inches In width and it
took about two lioures to splice it
The lights came on again about 10
ADJOINING GRANTS PASS
We have for sale, six acres of land
Near Merlin lie the old Roper
ranch, one quarter of a mile from
the sido track, -IIH) acres with a good
growth of timber. Will bo sold cheap.
Close to Gold Hill wa have a 730
aero farm, largo house, barns, sheds,
Simons (EL Reasoner, Ashland, Oregon.
Goposile Hotel Oregon.
To the Citizens of Grants Pass:
The Southern Oregon Agency has just arrived in your town
with a car load of Wheeler & Wilson, Now Domestic, Singer, ,
New Homo, White, Standard ami other machines, which will be
sold at right prices. Nothing but np-to-date machines kept in
stock. Machines from 'J0 up. Bold for Cash or on easy month,
ly payments. Sewing machines for rent
We allow from $10 to 'i.l for all machines taken In trade.
Wo will ay the freight on a sewing machine to any point In
Southern Oregon. Mail orders givou prompt attontion.
E. J. Malum Salesman, at Kotormond's, Grants Pass, Ore.,
Headquarters, Ashland, Ore.
O. B.CardlnelU Manager,
La. nil for Sn.le.
Desirable land, llrst class for fruit
ami berries, one-half to one and a
half miles north of town, for sale iu
tracts from 10 acres up. Terms to suit
purchaser. M. W. Wheeler.
UNTIL AUGUST 1ST.
Following Is the list of letters re
maining uncalled for in the Grants
Pass poatottice, Saturday, July 11,
Miss Jessie Caldwell,
Miss Georgia Barker(3)
J R Emery, Albert Olson,
H W Toman, R Traesdale.
L W Wlnkless, J Whitehead,
J W Williams, J A Armstrong,
C. E. Harmon, P. M.
good granary, Rood hay barn,
cheap at f 15 per acre.
Various ranches and fruit farms in
Rogue river valley, and in Ashland
with her unrivaled water supply, we
have some choice propositions. Write
us or call.
Forty acres of land, three miles
from town on publio road. Good
spring. Improvements. For particu
lars, address Box 48, Grants Pass,
R. L. Coe & Company
R. L. Coe & Company
THE BIG DEPARTMENT STORE
THE BIG DEPARTMENT STORE