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GRANTS PASS. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1903.
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MISS ETHEL JOHNSON. Propr.
30 5c Oread Tickets
I LUNCHES SERVED
f 6th St. next
Skillful Tailors are not all conscientious. Conscien
tious Tailors are not all Good Tailors. Durable clothes
don't ahy tys possess the rijjht kind of style. Stylish clothes
don't always possess durability. , It takes a great combina
tion of things t.. produce the kind of clothes you should
wear. Our reputation is your warranty for expecting all
these uood qualities in the clothe -p mit n i.-..n
and inter ooleiis are all 111,
time to make selections. Lome
your clothes, you'll
man, regardless of who he may
Lowney's Chocolates, by tlmir Delicious Quality, Perfect
Purity and Delightful Flavor, achieve tho largest, sales
I of any 'Confectionery in (lie world.
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flrc So Ony at
Horning & Depuy's
l Box Gandies
Mutual Life Insurance Co, I
rays Annual Dividends, Guarantees Loans. Cash and
Paid up values, and wrius policies more in the interest of
policy holders than any other company.
See our agent if seeking insurance.
PACIFIC COAST DEPARTMENT
H. G. COLTON. Manaokh
.310 311 Chamber oft .oninierco,
(irants Pass Banking & Trust Co.
PAIII I'P CAPITAL STOCK
Trah-ai i, litntral Hanking business.
Hfi'-ive deposits subject to check or on deuntnd ecriiilc at.
"ur cutonieis are ais.ired of courteous treatment anil eery consideration!
e .1 Mli .11 mi liankinu principle-..
M iy rirposjMioxca or rent. J. KHASK WAT.snS. I'rev
' K. A. !. T II . V Pres.
I.. I.. JKWKI.I.. a-liit-r.
The First National Bank
OF SOUTHERN OREGON.
CAIM TAI, tT K,
Keceive depo-its suhjf d tn check or on rertilVate pavaMe on demand.
tl "ithl ilrall on New Y"rk fan Krawi-r". and I'ort.and.
TeieKraphir iratoOers mild on all point in the I'nitnt fute.
f ml Allentioli mv n lo ( oile. ti.m anil peneral liu-inei of our i ulonir.
CulliH-tiona ma.le tlirouKhoiil fouilnrn on-pm, and on ail a-iwUil pointa.
K. A. ltOfiTII. I'rw.
J. C. ( A M IM1KI.I.. Vlre Pres.
H. L. (ilLKKY, t'a-liier
MARHLE AM) GRANITE WORKS
J. B. rAIfOt'K, I'Bof-E.
i am prepared to (urnifh anythinn in the line ot Cemetery work in any kind
A.RB1E or GRANITE.
Swrly thirty year oteirrii-nre in tb M irble buainesf warranlt my taring
I rn till tour or.lert in tbp very b. ?t manner.
Canfnrniah work in S-ot'h, fSwe!e or Aineriian Granite or ny kind of
J. U. PADDOCK,
front klrpl. Neit ! Pwnf'i Oi.hop
Courier and Oregonian $2 a yearij
AT ALL HOURS j
to Coe. j
.......... VU IICY I'llll
and just now is a splendid
and see the new styles. If
be dressed as well as the next
Street, Grants Pass, Oregon.
from 25c tn Sfi
V. K. HORN. Aok.nt,
i!n ono (.
n mm sn. mm. ML
fc in ta dv mi
WANT THE ROLL PUBLISHED!
Movement Is Started to Pass Such
Lb. w in Oregon.
The Salem Press Club iH taking an
aottTe interest in tho liiovenumt iu
favor of tho enactment by tho state
legislature of a law similar to that iu
force iu Illinois snaking it obligatoiy
upon the jiart of ssissors'to have tho
assessment roll imblisbed before being
equalized, and thus givo every tax
payer nu opportunity tn examiuo it
thoroughly. The plan workivery
sneeessfully iu Illinois, and iimsmnrb
as only one lino is required for the
assessment of the jirojierty of the tax
payer, tho burden falls lightly npou
all. The jmssago of lliu law in
Illinois lias resulted iu largely in
creasing tho amount of taxable prop
erty on the roll, so that in reaiity it
Is an important source of revenue,
rather than of expense.
BctUr Than a Platter.
A piece of flannel dampened with
Chamberlain's Pain Balm and bound
on the afTected parts, is better than
a platter for a lamo back and for
pains iu tho side or chest. Pain Balm
has uo superior as a liuimoiit for
the relief of deep scaled, muscular
and rheumatic pains. For sale by all
Paune-tlon t ih row jour nioni j
away bin buy aoinei lilnir useful ul
I'adilm k ili )i le Di n.
L. Gr HICGINS
Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Jt each.
Gold and Silver, ft.
Bought und Kenned for Dental Trade.
Kaeh and every assay done with the
idea that it may be checked.
JRED'K D. STRICKER, M. D.
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON.
Masonic Temple, Rooms 2 & 4
A1TOUXKY AT LAW,
nines in all State ami Federal Courts
Uli'e over First Naiional Bank.
1ANTS I'ASH, . . OltltUON.
II. II. RARTON,
full assortment of Wuti lies, Clock, Sil
verwura and Jewelry. A ti.Kni
lssorliiicnt of liriicclets and
u'lemsn' Drug Store.
SWEETLAND & CO.
FRESH and SALT
N. E. McCREW,
TRUCK and DELIVERY
Fiiriiiluro knd I'iano
GRANTS PASS, OREGON.
The popular barber shop
Get your tonsorial work done at
On Sixth Street Three chairs
bath room in ronnertion
Also a liirc line of
other paper bound books
at low prices.
nearSuar Pine I'actory.
Dry 16 inch Heater and Cook
Stove Wood or 4 foot wooI, if
desired, can le had
... ON SHORT NOTICE....
by leaving orders at the Sugar
Tine Store or the Demaree
Music Houe or by addressing
W. H. HEATOX,
Grants Pass, Ore.
Ch itlmis it here and people will buy pret
end; its 1 habit they have. Why not buy
something uieful? We have therir from a key
ring up at Paddock'i.
Original and only fenulni
Kkkwii Tasiit Wfrn. for
nale by leading druui-t-4. e
pr l. Sale and rehulile.
Accept e lubttituu.
WOMAN'S CLUB ADDRESS
'Christmas Carols, Ancient and
Tho following jiaper was given by
Mrs. R. L. Demure:) at the December
11 meeting .of tho Music dmwrtiueut
of the Woman's club.
The word Carol from tho Italian,
French, Welsh (and probably Latiu)
signifies a round dance, song of joy,
and Is also a Christmas hymn that
may be traced to the primitive
church. It was customary to call up
on such as would slug to praise God
in a hymn, either iu words of the
scriptures or of their own creation.
Aud it wus also customary for Bishops
on Christmas Day to mako sport with
their elergy, and to sing which ens
torn it was in imitation of tho
"Gloria iu Kxcelsls" of tho Angola.
The first Christmas carol was sung
when Christ was born. As tho Angles
appeared unto tho people saying "bo
hold I bring you good tidiugs, for nn
to you is born this day, a Saviour
which is Christ, the Lord. "Sudden
ly there was with the Angel a multi
tude of the heavenly host, praising
God and saying, "glory to God iu
the highest, on earth peace, good will
toward men.' " Ak to tho exact year
it is not definitely known, as on these
points there ate differences ot opinion.
It is generally agreed that the birth
of Christ ought to be. set back at least
four years. H seems to have hapjieu
ed very shortly before the death of
Herod tho great. Herod died in tho
50tli year from tho building of Homo
1. e. fonr years before tho nsual start
ing point of Christian chrouology.
The Christian church, observed the
2, ith of December as a fei-tival day, in
memory of tho birth of Jesus Christ.
There is tiowevor, a difliculty in
accepting this as the dato of Na
tivity, December being the height of
tho rainy aeasou in Judea. when
neither Hocks nor shepherds could
hltvo been at night iu the Melds of
Bjthli hem. But history tells us that
tho first feast to bo celebrated ou the
J."ith of December was established by
Commodus, emperor of Koine, who
flouriHhed about IS.) years after the
birth of Christ, and as everyono is
satisfied to take this as the nativity
of Christ, it matters littlo whether it
is historically correct or not.
The Christum era was ushered
in with a burst of heavenly music,
und through all the succeeding
centuries of toil and conflict, each re
turning Christmas tiiuo has wakened
anew the echoes of " Peace pu earth,
good will to men."
The practice of sinking Carols or at
all events, sacred hiukIo iu celebration
of tho nativity of Christ as early as
the 2d century is considered as proved
by tho circumstance that a largo
surcophagus belonging to that
periud has sculptured ukiii it
a representation of a Christian family
joining iu Choral praise for this pur
)se. A century or two after
this, however, the Christinas Carols
seem to have sadly degenerated and
become, in fact, so indecent that the
clergy found it necessary to forbid
Under the Auglo-Stxou kings,
inrrriTiiciit niiil piety were pleasantly
combined in English life, a jieculiar
ity that effected tho Christmas Carols
of that period not a little. In the
hitler part of the 4th century in
Alexandria, they celebrated Christ
mas with sougs of praise.
Christmas iu Koine iu tho last years
of tliu (Itli century was qnito different
from today. You would enter the
cntheilral and listen, to long-drawn-out,
mysterious sounds, strangely un
certain iu movement, with apparent
ly no accent, with no definite tonal
ity, without form, wandering awuy
up into the shadowy arches and losiuy
themselves in prolonged whisperings
among tho carved cnpitils of the
columns. What music is this which
is almost without melody, and wholly
without lnnniinyV The Knnmn chant,
the pure Gregorian in which now the
joy of the Christian church at the
hirth of its Redeemer is published.
Today you would hear harmonious
tongs of praise. Between Uni lith
and l.'th centuries tho world seemed
to ho shrouded in gloom, and I find
no record of any o'ii demonstrations
during that lirn but during tho I'Jili
century, the veil of darkneia was
lifted, aud the js-ople again celebrated
lln birth of Christ w ith their Christ
In 1H0 Paris celebrated Christinas
ill a strange way. Wo are listening
to a mass by ono Jean I'erotin, and
again we lo ur the device of imitation
employed one voice repeats the ac
cents of another voice, and then they
toss tun fragments back and forth to
one another, but so slowly and so
carefully, as if they were afraid they
might break it.
Iu Kuglaii'l a littlo biter we might
hear the "waif" singing their carols
from town to towu and see them feast
ing ou the good rherr proffered
hy reverent women, while beyond the
lthine iu Germany, tho good folk,
pious and homely, would cluster
round tho fireside and sing their
( hristmaa song.
By the I. '1th Century the jocosity
had unhappily l;iwd into what would
now bo considered profanity. The
oldest printed cohTtioua of Knglish
Christmas Carols U ar the dato of
!.',.' I. The majority of these, though
written by men of learning priests
aud teachers, exhibit a lamentable ig
norance of the two most prominent
I arsons iu the Carols Mary aud
Jesus. In r:.j was kept the "still
Christmas" on account of the illnesa
of King Henry ; but with this excep
tion, the sacred season appears to
have Is-eu regularly celebrated with
joyous mnsio aud songs during the
Tudor period. Iu loi3 Christinas
Carols of a more solemu nature were
By the Purit iu parliament,' Christ
mas was abolished altogether, aud
holly ad ivy wero made seditious
badges and iu 1M0 the Psalms, ar
ranged as carols again exhibited a
hearty, cheerful ana even a jovial
character. In France tho Carols at
this season used to be much less
sacred than gay, often, Indeed, they
were grently Bacchanalian!.
Iu 1600 Christmas was celebrated in
by the singing of Chants, Iu 17IM iu
St. Thomas chnrch in 'Leipzig, (lie
worshipers wero bowed with awe as
tho strains of new aud wonderful
muslo float out from the choir loft as
they sing Sebastian Bachs' Christmas
Oratorio, it was the newest develop
luents of the old Gregorian chant iu
tho modern recitative, the echoes of
the early Greek and Latiu hymns iu
the strange treatment of tonality.
Whence came those wonderful Latin
hymns? T':ey aro anonymous, the
names of their authors have perished
from off the face of tho earth. But
down through all the centuries of tho
history, of the Christ inu church, com
poser after composer has treated these
hymns, aud one most intimately as
sociated with the Christmas period,
has stood too test of time. It is the
"Magnificat," the song of the Virgin
to her own Glorified child. This
song was undoubtedly born in the
far-off days when the memory of
Puul'g injunction as to spiritual
songs, was fresh iu tho minds of the
young worshipers of tho oriental
church. Iu ono church for nearly 110
years Iliihdlo's "Messiah" in whole
or part, funlshed tho music for
Christmns day aud for several sugges
tive repetitious of tho more suitable
parts of it later cn. And never did
the newness and beauty of that music
pall. Iu tho 18th and lDth centuries.
the Christmas Carols were very much
the snnio as now. Iu the larger
cities, the grand pipe organs burst
forth, the glorious Christmas anthems
filling every heart with joy and glad
We have somo lovely Christum
music written or arranged by Aincri
cans. That charming nnthein which
Dudley Buck improvised ono Satin-
day afternoon more than 80 years ago,
in Hartford: "Brightest and Best of
The Sons of The Morning," a hymn
assigned by the rector for tho morn
ing service Among some of our latest
Christmas Carols of 1002 are "Bi thlu
hem's Sart" aud "Christinas Bells"
by Louis H. Dressier. "All Hail the
King" (from the birthday of a King)
and the "Guiding Star," by George
B. Nevin. "Silvery Stars' by Cah b
Simpler, and many others. It is a
privilege to bo prized that the music
tiuichcrs are enabled to gladden pud
uplift human hearts by cultivating
the music of Carol, Anthem, and
Oratorio. May wo so livo that we
help every New Year to swell the
volume of the Angel's song "Gloria
in Kxcelsls. "
A snre sign of approaching revo t
and serious trouble iu your system Is
nervousness, sleeplessness, or stomach
upsets. Kleotrle Bitten will quickly
dismember the troublesome causes.
It never fails to tone tho stomach,
regulat i tho Kidneys and Bowels,
silniulale the Liver, and clarify the
liliHid. Hun down systems benefit
particularly anil all the nsual attend
ing in lies vanish under its searchiug
and thorough effect iveuoss. Kleclrlc
Bitters is oiuy fiOc, and this is return
ed if it don't give perfect satisfaction.
UuurantiM d by National Drugstore
anil (ir inls Pass Pharmacy.
Stilled His Salmon.
Gus Clrich, who has the l'cndet
Ashing grounds at thn mouth of Srnilh
Kiver under lease, tiiis fall caught
aud salted III) barrels of salmon from
which ho will net considerable profit,
salt salmon bringing a good price at
thn present time. Tho cost of pulling
the salmon up was considerable Ik
this year than last, from the slump in
price of salt. In I'.iDl h4 paid In Kan
Kniin isco l(i..V) a ton for salt, while
this year the same article was pur-
based at JS..V) a ton. Mr. Clrich
lifts also madn arrangements for ship
ping his salmon via Koreka, which
will save him considerable over haul
ing to this point and shipping to San
Francisco. Del Norto Record.
la Now Playing Checkers.
A fellow named Frank Handle
stole some money, a watch and violin
last week at Myrtle Creek. He madi
the mistake of bis life by stopping
off at Gleudalo while en route south
with his plunder. Marshal Jone.
being notified, nabbed the thii f anil
took him tack to Myrtle Creek, from
which place he was bound over io the
grand Jury, and is now playing
checkers with his nose in the comity
Jail at Koseuurg. Glcudale News.
Coughinj Spell Cauud Death.
'Hany Duck well, aged 2.', years,
choked to death early yesterday morn
ing at his home, In the presence of
his wife and child. Ho contra ted a
slight cold a few days ago and jaid
but little attention to it. Yesterday
morning ho was seized with a fit of
coughing which continued for some
time. His wife sent for u physician,
but before he could arrive, another
coughing sjs-11 came on and Duck well
died from suffocation. Ht. Loui
Globe-Democrat, Dec. 1, I'JOI."
Ballard's Horehouiid Syrup would
havo saved him. 2V-, fit and (Jl.uO at
Hlover Drag Co.
lny Husui as Injrrui H'utrli
Aacu at I'lullixk't lltryrlt Jjrm,
Foreign Countries Ma.king e. Big
Profit From Good Roads.
It is claimed by some that the build
ing of roads Is strictly a locn-inattor,
that the benefits are entirely local and
that tho whole expense should be borne
by the local communities. This Is not
the view taken In the most progressive
countries of Europe. There the build
ing ana majntenaueo of roods arc
important functions of government.
France. Uenuany and Switzerland are
covered by a network- of the finest
roads In the world. As a result the
western half of Europe Is tho pleasure
ground of tho world. Tho revenue de
rived from tourists is one of tho prlnci
pal sources of income for iieoplo of
nearly nil classes. But without these
good rosds this revenue could never be
The aim of the people In thoso coun
tries Is to make their grand mountains,
their beautiful lakes, their lovely val
leys, their castles und monuments eas
ily accessible by means of fine, bard,
What a contrast appears when wo
turn to our own country! We havo the
fine scenery In tho world In tho great
mountains of the west, but It Is pructl'
r.-V,.; rcxA-fi v .-..:-:j.t J
OSU or (IKKIUSV'S GOOD 1IOAII8.
cnlly imicivsslble. Kxcept ns they get
glimpses of It from enr windows, the
grnudeiir of our mountains und can
yons and the beauty of our mountain
hikes, streams mid valleys are a sealed
book to the general traveling public
And tills will always lie the cuso so
long us steep, stony mountain trails
aro the only means of travel beyond
the railway lines. Imbed much of our
finest scenery cannot be reached even
by such trails.
If tho Fulled States government. In
co-operntion with the states and local
communities, would build great smooth
highways, making the wonders and
beauties of our great west easily ue
ccsslblo to tourists. In a few years tho
tide of travel would bo turned west
ward. Not only would millions of dol
lars spent annually by Amerlcatis In
Europe bo kept at home, but other mil
lions would bo brought to our rliores
by tourists from foreign hinds.
But tho natural attractions of our
country are not tho only things which
uro made Inaccessible by tho lick of
good roads. Our places of historic In
terest are mostly In tho sumo category.
Take, for liislaiico, Muntloello, homo
and tomb of the Immortal Jefferson.
Few Americans even know whert It Is,
intich less visit It. Montlcello In only
three miles from tho clly of Churl ttes
vlllu. Vs., which Is ou two grent trunk
lines. Why, then, Is It so little kutiwn?
Bucausu threo miles of ubout ni bud
road as can be Imagined lie between It
and tho railway ntutlun. o:.o c.vuiu.t
travel over that narrow, steep, rough,
muddy country road without a feeling
of sliauie. At present nil effort l be
ing made by a small baud of patriotic
men and women to build what Is known
as tho Jefferson Memorial road, to
make Montlcello accessible to tho pule
lie, but only a beginning bus been
made, and they aro finding It uphill
Work to raise funds to complete Hid
But, after all, tho encouragement of
travel Is not the most Important renvoi
for the building of good roods. They
are absolutely necessnry for the pros
perity and happiness of tho people.
Tho era of railroad building ou a hu-gn
scale Is practically at an end. In tho
course of commercial und Industrial de
velopment we have reached a po'nt
where the great problem of Improving
the common roads must be faced. We
cuii no longer treat It us a local mics-
tlon. Wo have tried that for Ihree-
(puirlers of a century, und In nearly
every section of the country the miser
able results are apparent.
The good ronds problem will never
ho solved locally. It Is too viut. It
run bu solved only by Hie genius, the
wealth, the labor und the patriotism of
the whole people. A great lilt I tonal
movement Is necessary. In co opera
tion of the nutlon, tho states, the coun
ties aud the local communities lies the
solution of the problem.
Murketlns- Farm Trodacla.
In a report of the Industrial coinnds
l!. in on tho innrketlng and distribution
of farm products I ho cost of liuullng
tho products from tho farms of the
I'nltiil State to the nearest market or
railway station Is given ns J:ski,isi,im)
s year. The overugo haul to the near
est shipping point Is twelve miles, the
average cost 'Z" cents per ton per mile,
or f.'l a ton for the twelve miles. Few
farmers take Into coiinlderatlon this
item of expense. The most Important
factor In reducing the cost Is gisd
roads, for much larger loads can bo
hauled, much less time taken, and a
great saving In hor-e ll. sli and Iu the
wear and tear on vehicles effected. An
other Important factor In favor of good
roads Is In being able to get produce to
market during the time of high prices.
Mow to Prevent Group
It w ill be good news to the inolhels
of tnmll children to ham that croup
an bo prevented. 'J he first sign of
roup is hoarseness. A day or two be
fore tho attack the child becomes
hoarse. Give ( iTuiulo r I tin's Cough
Remedy freely as soon as the child bo.
omes borne, or ( yen after the rough
cough appeals, aud it will dismll
all symptoms of croup. It is iu fact,
the only remedy that cau always bo
depended upon ami that is plcntant
and safe to take. For sale hy all
V."r.H VV.5T!il 5-
Easy on the Pocket Books
and Pleasing to he Eve.
Satisfactory in Every Way
. You aro most cordially invitod to call
and iuspect tho finest display of
Ever shown in Southern Oregon.
Tho Big Salo still goes on and our patrons
are profiting by it.
Try tho 10 cont
Hot Trices on
MOUNTAIN TOP TUMBLES
And Che.nu.es Configuration
i prodigious slide, lasting several
days, has entirely changed the con
figuration of the southern and high-
est eminence of Mount Hauler, aud
has reduced tho height of the mount
ain. Tho peak at tho tunimit of the
mountain toppled over aud millions
of tons of earth and rook went crash
ing down tho mountain side. The
phenomenon (was witnessed by mauy
business nieu of Olympia. G. E.
lluggius, a woll kuowu itockmau,
gives the following account of the
affair lu the Kveniiig Telegram:
"Myself and others, including ex-
Stalo tSeualor lluth, were startled last
Tuosday morning by what we at llrst
bcliuved to be a severe earthquake
shock. What wns'at first a'trembliiig
aud shaking of tho earth was soon ac
companied by noises as of great ro
ports similar to tho firing of heavy
ait tilery. These gradually Increased
to a great roar. It was then plain to
bo seen what wai hapiwulng. Tho
southeastern junk of Mount Hauler
had broken off, and the entire mass
was tumbling down tho slope of tho
For a long time it was impossible
to toll just how much of tho jsaik had
broken loose, us tho truck of the ava
lanche of rock slide was enveloped
Tho first slldo was followed by
others of lesser magnitude, and until
Wednesday night tho roar and rumble
of successivu falls of rock wero plain
ly audiblu. When tho atmosphere
ad cleared suilioiuntly to see the top
of tho mountain, wo could see that
the greater portion of tho highest
peak had broken oh", and where before
was to be seen nothing bat a dazzling
white field of snow, there was now a
broad black streak of bare rock, mark
ing the inth of tho slide. Thursday
forenoon there wus a heavy fall of
snow on thu mountain, nud this has
:artlally ooverod tho track of the
slide,, although its path is still
plainly marked. Thu altoiud con
figuration of tlio peak shown that
hundreds of acres of rock must have
It is now conceded by tho residents
icro nud iu Olympia that the ava
lanche carried away with it all the
monuments and records placed there
hy is-opln who have from time to time
am ended tho is'uk, but there will bo
mi means of ascertaining this until
next summer, when the snow has
FlflitU Gre.de F.xn.mlne.tlons.
Statu Superintend! ut J. II. Acker-
man lias Issued the following circular
to tho county superintendent regard
ing tho Klglh grade filial ('lamina
January -i", 'JH, !!i, IWI;
April i:i, I I, 15, luiil;
May IH, JU, 2d. Iliol;
Juno IS, l. 17, Iliol.
Wednesday Arithmetic, Silliug,
Thursday Mental Arithmetic, Head
ing. Writing, C ivil Government.
Friday Ijingung!', History, Ge
ography. Sources of (Questions:
Question in tho following subjects
w ill be take'j from tin' sources Indica
Geography Statu Course of Study;
the coarse priut iu Frye's Klenients
of Geography; map questions iu both
coarse und fine print of Frye's Kle
mi'iits of Gcograhy.
Ss Uing-Kighty per cent from
miscellaneous test words In Reed's
Word Lessons, and twenty per cent
Writing Vertical ; specimens of
penmanship as indicated iu copied
matter and from manuscripts.
Heading From indicated select liti?.
I.iuguago Heed's Graded 1'ssotiS
in F.uglish, no diagramming.
Civil Government Chapters 1 to
.:, inclusive, and Si to io, inclusive
of Thu American Citizen.
Merry Chrinlmiln tu family and fi icujs,
vu Aor one fif thin (UumAia kiyh gnule
T'llitntf Mihint4,for ttde at J'adttocli'i Jli
ryclt A. E. Vourhies Photo Supplies.
GRANTS PASS, OREGON
The W. C. T. U. will meet at tho
homo of Mrs. Lee Calvert, Friday,
January 1, at :80 p. tn.
A missionary, whose busy Ufa was
suddenly arrested by an Illness that
brought her to tho parting of the
worlds, had visions or service and in
fluence fur beyoud the common
"O", said she. "I never thought
before of every woman putting her
baud under the hand of every other
woman 1 Had you ever thought of it
that way?" And her pale face shone
with smiles of joy as she saw the
possibility of womanhood, the world
ovor, thus enlisted in mutual helpful
ness. The figure is worth pondering.
For the open palm extended In greet
ing is also the gesture of assistance
aud relief. It is the sign of friendship
and lovo, of invitation and good cheer.
It expresses genoroaity, service,
consecration, uplift. It is like the
hand of Him who welcomed little
children, aud who said to wear, sin
cursed multitudes, "Come onto me,
nud I will give you rest I"
What if that dream were realised,
aud every woman who knows his love
would roach her hand of sympathy
and help toward every other woman
for whom he died Rev. V. B. Prloe.
Eugouo, Or., Deo. 18, The olty
authorities have ordered all money
paying nlckel-iu-the-slot machines to
be closed, aud today the scores of
niachluos iu the varions saloons and
cigar stores were tamed faoe to the
wall and the "rounders" who were
wout to throw away their small
chango this way wore a disappointed
look when informed thai they could,
uot play the machinea
This move is following on tlx
heuls of the closing down of the
gambling games. While many con
tend that the present moral wave Is
only a repetition of former spasmodlo
actions ou the part of the olty
oOlcials along this Una, the polios
declare that they intend to keep the
games closed all the time If It is
possible to do so.
Would not tho ! morals of Onnte
I'nss, bo better, and the people hap.
pier, if Eugeue was Imitated In this
instance? Is not the law on our tide?
ind if so, cannot some of our good
people make a more In this direct loo?
Fight Will Be Bllt.r.
Those who will persist in closing
their eais against the continual
recommendation of Dr. King's New
Discovery for Consunipticn, will have
a long and bitter right with their
troubles, if not ended earlier by fatal
termination. Head what T. R. Deal,
Miss., has to says "Last fall my
wife had every symptom of oonramp
clou. She took Dr. King's New Dis
uovery after everything else had fail
ed. Improvement came at once and
four bottles entirely cured ber."
Guaranteed by National Drug Store
and Grants Pass Pharmacy. Price
iOc, aud 11.00. Trial bottles free.
The printer's hoy was devoted to the
minister's daughter, and the finally
prevailed upon him to go to church.
Whether her father knew of their
coming Is not dvnfiitely settled, but
there is evideuce that be did, for be
gave oat his text, "My daughter is
grievously tormented with a devil"
Tho printer's boy has been a little
afraid of church ever stuse. Chicago
To improve the appetite and
strengthen the digestion, try a few
doses of Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. Mr. J. U. Belts, of
Detroit, Mich,, says, "They restored
my appetite when iniired, relieved
me of a bloated feeling and caused a
pleasant aud satisfactory movement of
tho bowels." For sale by all drag
gists. Every box warranted.
Southern Oregon must be receiving
the overflowing of the crook element
from Portland At least there bars
been burgUrlet aud hold-ops reported
from Grants Psss and Ashland, and
now comet Gold Hill with two
burglaries In one night
Austin's Report Cards for school
use for sale at the Courier ofHoe 74o