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ROgI'E RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS. OREGON. DECEMBER 3, 1903.
YOU CAN'T GET IT
anywhere but at
Gfce WHITE HOUSE GROCERY.
"Over eicht thousand strok-r
of the hammer are required in
building a Monarch Range. The
best quality of steel plate, riveted
firmly to tough, unyielding mal
leable iron, produces in the Mon
arch a range unsurpassed.- This
thoroughness in making is ren
dered possible only through the
use of malleable iron."
The "Stay Satisfactory" Kaagt.
TO INTENDING PURCHASERS ONLY
Postal Card us for our new booklet,
"Hints lor Range Buyers, or how to cut
form, kitchen workintwo." It'sworth
jjVtf reading. If you state about how
I i Ts ni 11 in vnll avn'Vt - nn rfh -..-
S range we will send you Free a
Qu b'i inches wide, 21 inches front
MALLEABLE IRON RANGE COMPANY, Boaver
TOR SALE BY
Oild Fellows Ulock.
Acolilliou.se is an inexcusable evil. Thcie's ho a
when you want it ami just as you wan t it in Cole's Origi
nal Air-Tilit Wood Stoves, and on a windy day particular
ly tho heat doesn't go up the chimney. They aro not
only highly ornamental as a piece of furniture, but their
chief virtue is heing ;in article of utility. Tjiey are very
economical in the use of fuel and soon pay for themselves.
We have also a good line of Strel Box Stoves, Cast
Lined Heaters, Steel Ranges the Uridge A Beach Super
ior and Cook Stoves in all sizes.
HAIIMUDDLE HARDWARE Co.
Books for Old
Orange t-roni, upp. upcru nuusr.
Nowhere in Oregon can an investment be made with
greater safety than in Grants Pass real eU'.c. Within the
past year the town has'increaed one-third" in population. Ail
real estate values have increased, yet prices are still so low
. that those investing now are sure to realize handsome profits.
The climate here is ideal. The mine!; are increasing in
. value and mining experts predict this is to be one of the great
et mining districts iu the world.
For further information call upon or address
JOSEPH MOSS, Ue Real Estate Agent,
; who has the largest list of property with the best prices and
Property sold on the installment plan if desired.
Office on "E" street, vest of Sixth street.
Toy Monarch Range; 0 inches high,
to back. Address
(Formerly of St. Louis, Mo.J
FUSE & CAPS
and i ouhr
OUR PERSONAL COLUMN
People They Come txnd Go
From Day to Day.
"Harry Telfoid of Colest in" lias been
visiting friends in Grants Fass.
Mr. I and Mrs. D. Fredericks, and
two sous loft Mondayfor Astoria.
A. P. Eastabruok. tlio Gold Hill
Druggist, wan in town Wednesday.
W. 0. Jones of the firm of Jones &
Hart, Woodvillo was iu town Mon
John Vegalius went to Frouo Wed
n.'sday in the hope of improving Ins
Mrs. II. W. Lyon left Sunday for
Junctiou City, where Mr. Lvon is
W. K. Thomas of Fargo, N. D. ar
rived iu Grants Pass Tcsday and is
looking over the country.
11. M. Coss, the piano man, was in
town Saturday rcturing from a trip
iu the Crescent City couutry.
E. Thaw ley, solicitor for the Inter-
nntioii:il Correspondence School, if
spending several days iu town.
Will Ireland went to Forest Creek
Monday to start men to work on the
Rustler mine. The Hustler is along
side of the Oregon Bell ai:d prospects
well. Mr. Irelaud returned home ou
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Norton hare
gone to Tillamook to make thoir future
home. They have spent the past
threo years iu the middle west and
sontli and returned to Grants Pass
three weeks ago for a visit.
F. J. Miller was in Grants Pa.is on
business the fore part of this week.
Mr. Miller has reeeutly purchased
from Mrs. Sarah Ann Moore the
Moore ranch which joins the Miller
ranch, both places being watered by
the same ditch. Mr. Miller now has
a place of about 1000 acres, which is
famous as an alfalfa ranch and as a
winter apple prodarer. It is the plan
to set out 25 acres more of apples iu
L. L. Lewman and family returned
to Gra-its Pass Monday to make their
futurii home. They left several
mouths ago for Washington to remain,
but camo to the eenc'usioii tiiat
Grafts Pass was about the best place
they had been in. Ou leaving here
they were advised by a friend to not
sell their homo as they would proba-
hi) want to return. They acted on
the advice and are now living in
their old homo.
A CHAFING DISH PARTY
Honor of Miss
Ewdard Van Dyki gave a chafing
dish party last Wednesday evening iu
honor of Miss Laura GcrtTude Touias,
at which a dozen or nioro young people
wore very pleasantly eutertiined.
Conversation, ninsic, and games were
indulged in and an elaborate luncheon
was served. Among the pleating fea
tures was a reading by Miss Thomas
and a solo by Mrs. W. W. Walker.
During tlio evening literary and geo
graphical tests were iu progress. Miss
Astolla Goo lin took llrst prizn in the
test of Authors and Miss Susie Ban
nard took the prize in tlio Geographi
BAZAAR WAS A SUCCESS
L&dies Cleared Over $100
Sales and Supper.
On Wednesday afternoon and even
ing the LadicB' Benefit society of the
Presbyterian church held a bazaar in
tho I. O. O. F. Jeall for the sale of
fancy articles of all kinds. There was
a good display and many sales were
mado. From 5 to 8 o'clock a chicken
pie supper was served. Tho crowd was
large and hungry and the pie disap
peared like mist before the sun. There
was such demand for eatables that the
bakeries were called on for accessories.
The ladies cleared over lO0.
A Pleasant Surpriie.
A Tery pleasant surprise was
tendered Mrs. Laura Hillaid at
the home of her sister, Mrs.
C. H. Sampson, Monday evening.
There were nearly 40 ladies and
gentlemen present and tho evening
was defiantly spent in playing whist.
Mrs. E. I. Dixon and (.. 1 Clcvenger
won the prizes, a dainty china cup and
saucer each. Mrs. C.C.Higgitis and J.
R. McKuight also won prizes, the for
mer receiving a china plate decorated
with the A 11 C's and the latter a
jack-in-the-box. The visitors brought
well tilled baskets and a lunch was
served. Everyone present had a delight
ful time. Mrs Hillard intends to leave
soon for her home iu San Francisco.
Miss Mabel Jones, soloist and Mrs.
Ora Reed Hemenway, reader, will
give a recital at the I. O. O. F. hall
next Tuesday evening, December H,
for the benefit of tho Christian
church. The recital will bo followed
by a reception gin n by the ladies of
Miss Jones has a deep, rich voici
and her singing is unusually enjoyed.
Mrs. Hemenway, tho wifo of our
merchant, is an accomplished reader,
and an enjoyable program will be
The piano recital given by Misn
Winifred Flanagan at the L O. O.F.
hall hvt Friday uight was very enjoy
ble affair and was atteded by nearly
l.iO people. Little Miss Winnie did
credit to to herself and showed herself
as much at home before an audieuer
as in her mother's arlor. She has
rare musical ability and although but
a child she renders classical music
with ease and a charm that is re
markable. Her playing reflects great
credit on her teacher. Miss Laura
The sign of the big tooth in the
Opera bouse block, has been lowered.
Likewise tin prices of high graJe
dental work, of all kinds are extreme
ly moderate, at Dr. Jeuniugs' d ulal
PRESENTED WITH CHARTER
Knights Templ&r Have Install
Hon end Banquet.
Melita Commandery, No. 8, Knights
Templar, which has been working for
.teveral months under special dispen
sation, was formally presented with
its charter Monday evenii.g by Grand
Commander Geo. II. Hill of Port
laud, Grand Senior Warden Frauk J.
Miller of A litany. Grand Prelate A.
M. Knapp of Portland and Grand
Captain General Geo .II. Burnett of
Initiations occupied the greater part
of the afteruoon and evening. r
Ou Tuesday afteruoon occurred the
impressive installation ceremonies,
which wero'witnessed by a number of
The following officers were in
Em. Com., W. II. Hampton.
Gen., W. II. Flanagan.
C. O., J. Fetzuer.
Prelate, L. L. Jewell.
Recorder, Geo. S. Calhoun.
Treis., P. II. Harth.
Gen. 'War., A. H. Guunell.
J. War., G. W. Donnell.
Warder, K. L. Coo.
Stand Bearer, A. E. Carlson.
Sword Bearer, 1 t. Robie.
Sentinel, Henry Thornton.
Tho eveuiug was given over to pleas
ure, there being a reception given
iu the beautifully decorated Mnsouic
hall at which tho following program
was rendered :
Overture "Overture Leona"
Mesduiues Walker, Barnes, Bates,
Misses Jones, Whitten, Lucas.
Recitation " Lines to a Skeleton"
Mrs. I. A. Robie.
Remarks by Sir Knight F. J. Miller
Solo "When the Lights are Low"
V. m. V.eiynr
(Quartette " legends" .VJri'ny
JUcsiIihuoh Walker, Humes, Hates
and Miss Lncns.
Miss Laura Gertrude Thomas.
Solq "Life's Pawning". . .MM Jontt
Miss Mabel Jones.
March "To tho Clnrge.".. J. C. llmi
The program was very eujoyab!e,the
pnurtct und sextet music being esgiee-
ially pleasing w hile the soprano solo
of Miss Whitten with her pnre rich
voico and the alto solo by Miss Mabel
Jones of Medford left nothing to be
desired. Miss Jones has a splendid
voice and iu her solo "Life's Dawn
ing" which is her own composition,
diowed'thu wonderful range and
power she possesses to good advantage.
Mrs. I. A. Robio iu "Lines to a Skol
ou" made tlio human skull sho talked
to seem not a thing of horror, but
simply the receptacle that at one
time contained tie most wonderful
thoughts and aspirations of man.
Miss Laura Gertrude Thomas is at all
times entertaining and her selections
sho said were "two hits of nonsense,"
but were highly ph asing to her hear
ers. During the Bocial pensou after the
progiam, Miss Thomas, by special re
quest, gave the "Bear Story" as told
by the small boy. This story told in
her unequalled manner was highly
At 11 o'clock Sir Knights and Li
dies, visiting members and invited
guests to tho number of about IK)
marched to the Hotel Josephine dining
room and there tiartook of a most elab
orate banquet. Tho whole company
was seated at long tables extending
around the room, while in tho center
Demiirec's orchestra discoursed music.
The menu was complete and would
,'iavo done credit to the best city
hotels. The banquet closed with im
promptu speeches by Sir Knights Mil
ler, Hampton, Knyert, Kinney and by
Candidate Colvig. Rev. O. W. Council
and Arthur Cuuklin also were called
Tho guests then returned to the Mit
sonic hall and many spent a few pleas
ant hours ou tho waxed floor of the
banquet room to the music of Dcma
ree's'onhestra. Melita Commandery has a member
ship of about !I5.
CITY ELECTION MONDAY
V, te for Mayor, Treasurer and
Next Monday will Ihi election day
iu Grants Pass at which time a
mayor, city treasurer and one council
man from eich ward will bo elected,
At the coventloii held at the court
house hist Frhlay night II. L. Gilkey
and M. M. Rummage were nominated
for the ollice of mayor. Later in the
week a petition asking that W. II
Flanagan's name 1st placed on ticket
was circulated and received many
signatures. Dr. Flanagan says he
has not yet bteu not 'lied that he is
wank d far mayor. Tho names ap
peering on the ticket will bo:
Mayor-II. L. Gilkey, M. M. Rum
mage. W. II. Flanagan.
For Treasurer Col. W. Jol.uson.
Councilmen, First Ward W. M,
Hair, J. L. Myers.
Second Ward J. P. Oaleenor, T,
Third Ward Clark Nickcrsou, Will
Fourth Ward L. V. Ross, James
The polls will be open at 8 o'clock
in the morrnug and continue u lit i
7 p. ui. The polling places are as
First Ward Rogers building on F
Second Warn Court house.
Third Ward-City hall.
Fourth Ward I). A. Williams
ofiice cor. G and Fourth streets.
A. L. Banuard has Im-u greatly an
noyed by the non arrival of his ship
ment of furniture for the holiday
trade. He now has assurances that
the car will arrive iu a few dafci.
A Detroit ler received this week
has a large illustration of Martin lies
ton making a g'l iu the Chicago
Ann Arbor football game Thanksgiv
ing day. Heston is one of the best
players iu the Michigan tuam whi' h
is victorious iu all games.
THE LOCAL HAPPENINGS
Brief Notes cvnd Isms of Interes t
Physic ian and Dentist
Jardiniers at Thomas'.
Go to Coron (or Plumbing.
Holiday Books at Clemens.
Airtight Heaters at Cramer Bros.
M. ClemenSvPrescription Drmtgist.
Hercules Powder at Cramer Bros.
Fresh bread daily at the Bou Tou
Rogers 1M7 Silverware at Cramer
For pyrography blanks call on U. L.
Choice Pictures and Leather goods
Engraving free ou all goods bought
Dolls and Games at Clemens.
Fresh vegetables and Fruit! at
Trefreu & Leu's.
A splendid line of Royal Charter Oak
Ranges at Coron 's.
Ike Davis lias thousands of grain
sacks to dispose of.
Fountain Pens Waterman's Ideal
2. AO to W. 00 at Cramer Bros.
Hot coffee, oystora or lunches served
at Miss Johnson's next to Coe.
Boots must lie sold ami will be sold
cheap at tho National Drug Store.
. C. C. Daniels, real estate and rent
al agent, Cor. Eighth and M streets.
At Clark & Co. 's Bou Tou Bakery
you get 24, fi-cetit bread tickets for $1.
W. B. Sherman, Timbermau, Room
13 Masonic Temple, Grnuts Pass, Ore
Frosh Oysters and Fish at Trefrnn
Typewriter Ribbons and jiapor,
Document covers, etc., Ciurior
Flower Pots from 5 ceuts to Co
cents, from 4 inches to 13 inches at
You will Hud a good supply of woods
or pyrography work at Clevenger's
Doughnuts and coffee served at
ho Hon Tou Bakery, west of
ulaco, at any hour.
Wuteruians Ideal Fountain pi us just
the thing for Christmas presents.
Sold only by Cramer Bros.
Remember I guarantee, a perfect fit
of all lenses sold by me. Eyes tested
free with my new instrument. Alfred
All h.illduy goods at the Nittii nal
Drug store must be disposed of mid
will be sold regardless of cost. If u u
want bargains come now.
Remember Joseph Moss has the larg
est list of real estate with the best
price and lwst terms. Ollice ou E
streot, west of Sixth street.
If you know of some ouo who winds
a gilt edged lumber claim or home
stead, tell them to call ou W. B. Sner-
man, room 13 Masonic Temple,.
A fine assortment of goods and oOO
styles to select from at the Grants
Pass Tailoring Co. Nobby suits at
reasonable rates. Steam cleaning.
During the past week I liavo located
people ou a few of tho quarter sue
tioui of government lands, as adver
tised iu last week's Issue. Have also
booked several well located and tim
bered quarter sections of government
lands whic h I would like to show to
parties desiring homesteads or timber
claims. W. li. Sherman.
Choice Papers at Clemens.
Holiday Silverware lit Cramer Bros.
See Voorhies about Kodaks and Supplies
Fancy Chiiiaware at cost at Cramer
Gunny sacks by the thousands. See
Leuvo your order for poullry ot
Trelren & Leo's.
A nice line of Diamond goods on
hand at Letcher's.
Flowers Pots all si.' s from 5 cents
np at Cramer Bros.
Fresh lot of Camera dry plates re
reived A. K. Voorhlca.
Mkins guaranteed X-eut saw for I0
cents a fart, at Cramer Bros.
Fresh bread, pics and cakes always
en hand at Miss Kthel Johnson's.
Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pens,
Christmas stock, just received at
Crami r Bros.
There are many lxirgains in 'iliilay
uoods ut the National Drug store.
All liues must be cleared out.
Professor Herbert C. Howe will
lecture In Grants Pass Friday, Deeem
4, uncl T the auspices of the
Literary Department of the Woman's
Curtis & Co., practical watch
makers and Jewelers. Dealers' in
watches, clocks, jewelry and Dia
rnnnd rings. All rcjmlring first class.
Odd Fellows' building.
If you know of any valuable quarter
sections of goveruni'mt lands call at
my ofilco and arrange to have me show
them to some of my customers. I will
treat you right iu the matter. W. IS,
Call and see my stock of watches,
clocks, jewelry and silverwaro don't
wuit until the best goods are gone but
come early and make a small deposit
to have the goods you want put sway
for you at Letcher's Jewelry store.
See that flue lot of Ladles', Gents
and Babies gold rings? For a small
consideration St. Louis, the jeweler,
would purt with ouo or two of tin m
for he is making more of thorn aud
might make you one just as you want
it, If you furuith tho gold dust.
I know of a party who has a home
stead on which there are o.OOO.OHU
feet of valuable timber close to the
railroad In a very desirable location
for lumbering. Since, under their
present circumstances. It is lmjos
sible for the-n to live on it and fll
the requirements of the Uw, they are
going to relinquish their rights to the
government, and this will make a gilt
edged timber claim fur someone. They
wish to sell their improvement. For
further information call at W. B,
Sheruiau's oftice, room 12, Mason io
Men We Want
To Talk to
We believe that if every man
Grants Puss w as a clothinsr ex
pertif every man in Grants Pass knew tho positive facts in the case
that every man in Grants Pass would come straight to us
week we publifh a little argument on this subjoct. This
A clothiers mere desire to serve his patrons well moans nothing unless he
ha s a first class stock to back up nis good Intentions.
Note We havo tho finest men's clothing that can he producod, the famous
''Hest-Clothing-in-tho-World" made by Schloss IJros. it Co., of Baltimore,
MASK BALL A SUCCESS
Forestore I'rove Themaelvnt
The Forester's musk hall, held
Thanksgiving night, was a success,
both financially und socially. There
was a very large crowd present both
of maskers und spectators and stand
ing room was ut a premium. Of
costumes there was u variety llower
girls In profusion, angels and fairies
in thier flowing robes of white, and
among these stalked brawny Indians
iu war juiiut and feathers, ami slately
knights and lords, while everywhere
iu evidence were representatives
whoso chief character seemed to be
tneir liideousness of face und form.
Alt these mingled together to form a
gay assemblage, until II o'clock when
prizes were awarded the different
characters, and tho masks were
Dcmareo's orchestra furnished ei
lleut music, and after the, raising of
the masks many of the spectators
joined in the dam o and tripped the
light fantastic until 2 o'clock ill the
Social bv Baptist Juniors.
Thu Junior society of the Baptist
church will give a dune social 1'rnlay
'veiling, December 4th, in the
audieui'o room of tho church. An in
teresting program has been pre parcel
entirely by tho Juniors und light re
freshuieutH w ill also lie se rved. Kvery
one is rordia'Jy invited to attend nod
a very phasant time is anticipated.
A missionary convention will Is
held ill Grants Pass, December 5 and
I. Elder Burg unci other ministers
will bo present. K'-rhyvillo and
either scattered Sahhalh keepers to he
ir su nt and a cordial w 1' ouiii to all
to come. R. 11. Norton.
I'm Rustleville Literary and De
bating iws'lety will soon bo iu
working rrehr for the season, the
llrst meeting to bo held Tuirsday.
The meetings are held Saturday
evenings in Mr. Gardne r's store at the
mouth of Foots Creek. Iu years past
these niecetings have been wi ll attend
ed ami we re a source of much
ph:aurn und profit to the resideutr
of tho Rustleville community.
Two freight wrecks leavo occurred
this week one at Shady Point, ueai
Hose burg aud the other near Kugi ue.
The latter delayed the south-bound
passengers eight hours Tuesilay. Ill
both earn s the traiuuii u ccai'd unin
jured. Call at the National Drug Store for
bargains in books and holiday nov-elitiiHL
P. H. HARTH m SOH
The man who has been disappointed
elsewhere probably suffered more from
smallness of stock and lack of expert
juegement on the clothier's part than
Wo have not only a robust desire to servo
our patrons' best interests, but we have the
largest and finest stock of men's clothing in
in Grants Pass (sue NOTE below,) and we
have tho experienced, critical judgement to
guide our patrons' taste to the most suitable
R. L. COE & CO.
Discount Sale of Men's and Boys'
Suits end Overcoats.
Wo aro show ing ouo of tho largest
and most complete stocks of clothing
iu Southern Oregon, and only ask that
you compare prices, stylus aud ma
terial ti ud leave your money where
you will get tho best goods at tho
Men's f A. 00 Suits at $1.00
Men's 8.50 Suits at fl ho
10.00 Suits at 8.00
13.60 Suits at 10.00
l.i.OO Suits at 13.00
30.00 Suits ut 111. 00
1.00 Suits at .HO
I. B0 Suits at 1.30
3.00 Suits at
3.50 Suits at
11.00 Suits at
3. Ml Suiti at
4.00 Suits at
n't $ fl.fiO Overcoats at $ 8 30
8. .TO Overcoats at
10. (X) Overcoats at
13.60 Oven-outs at
15.00 Overcoats at
1.50 Overcoats at
3.00 Overcoats at
3. e"i0 Overcoats at
.1.00 Overcoats at
8.50 Overcoats at
4.00 Overcoats ut
fj.00 Overce ats at
Coughing Spell tsuicd Dcsth.
"ilany Duck well, aged 35 years,
c hoked to deatli curly yesterday morn
ing at his homo, In tho presence of
his wifei ami child. He contracted a
tlight colli a fi'W days ago and Jmid
hut little attention to it. Yesterday
morning lie was seized with'afltof
coughing which coutluued for some
time. His wife sent for a physician,
but brforo lie could arrive, another
coughing sis1 II came ou and Duckwell
died from t utfocation. St. Louis
(ilolsj-Di'inorrat, DeC. 1, 1U01."
Ballard's Hori'houud Syrup would
have saveel him. , 2.s'., 50u and ejl.00 at
Rote rmund's ami Slover Drug Co.
Re v. S. A. Douglas has liamleJ In
his resignation as pastor of the First
Baptist Church of Roscburg, having
received a call to a church In South
ern California. Ho w ill continue In
hnrgo of the work there for about
three months, unlets another pastor is
escured Iu the meantime. Their many
frli'iiels here will regn-t the departure
if Mr. and Mrs. Douglas from among
Blue Print Puiier by the yard or roll
at the Courier ollice,
for his clothing. Each
weeks argument is to 1
Dec. 8, Thursday "nlo Display of
Ben Hurr, open houses. f
Deo. 4, Friday Lecture by Prof. wt.
bert 0. Howe ot University ol
Deo. 7. Monday City election
Deo. 8, Tuesday Recital and reoerv
tiou at L O. U i halL
Deo. 13, SatunUiy "The Little Oot
cast" at opera house.
Deo. IU, Saturday Delinquent tax mlo
at Court house.
Doc. 31, Monday-Special Session of
WILLIAMS At OranU Pass, Wed
neselay, December I, luoa, to Mr.
aud Mrs. E. K. Williams, a son.
CLEMENS At Grants Pass, .Satur
day, November 3, 11MIJ, to Mr. and
Mrs. Mike Cleinuus, a daughter.
HULL At Williams, Wednesday,
November 31, 11)08, to Mr. and Mrs.
Jim Hill ,a daughter.
SAMS-HOCKINO At the borne of
the brldo's parents near Wilder
villi", Thursday, November 3, ltKK),
Leiopold Sams aud Miss Martha
llexking, both of Josephine county.
CHAPMAN At Orants Pass, Friday,
November 37, 11)03, Win. Chapman,
aged tta years, cause of deaih, caii-
Deceased has beeu a.rcsident of this
place for about three years, ecomlog
here from Greonfluld, Iowa, where he
has relatives. The remains were in.
tered at the L O. O. V. cemetery. '
WILSON At Horopter, Tuesday, No
vember 34, ltsvi. Miss Rose Wilson,
interment at Porlaud.
Tho deceased was a resident of
Grants Pass a few years ago and bad
many frleuds who are grieved to bear
of her deatli.
TIIAT DINNER SET AT
TIIL SUGAR PINE
279-1 that is the num
bcr 2794. Please pre
sent this number or send
it to us by mail, as we
hayc no other way of
knowing to whom the set
belongs. Save all your
coupons, as if this num
ber is not presented be
fore Dec. 10 we shall be
obliged to draw another