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OUR PERSONAL COLUMN
THE NEW CITY COUNCIL
THE LOCAL HAPPENINGS
People & They Come svnd Go
From Day to Day
Appointment of Committee a. nd
Brief Notes and Heme of Interest
1 , 'STOfcxcus3e
WHITE HOUSE GROCERY
in Aluminum Ware and
ttlue & While Graniteware
To close out llioso two Hues vc have
made jiriccs tliat will he euro to please
you. If you need cooking utensils, see us
Odd Fellows Block.
15 percent DISCOUNT OX HEATING STOVES.
iChristmas Is Over
You will now fl tul time (o read the
CLEMENS, Sells Drugs
Onme l-'riint, Opposite Opera House.
J. R. Gluts yisited Ashland Fri
day. Charles Soiythe retnrud from Rose
burg Sunday morning.
Miss Ada Uinphlette lma returned
from a week's visit at Gal ice.
Mr. and Mrs. David Jolm returned
Monday from their visit to Sau Fran
cisco. C. F. Loom i 8, real estate agout of
Ashland, was in Grants Pass Tues
day. Mr. Dunham aud son of Talent,
spent the first of the week ia this city
Miss Carrie Uniphletto returned on
Mou iuy from n visit to kerby and
tilt) neighboring districts.
Miss LeRoy Boals returned from
Gleudale Monday oveuing after a
sliort visit with relatives.
Miss Sylvia Auderson returned from
"Portland Mouday. She also spent
several weeks visiting Iter sister.
Mrs. F. R. Boworsox of Gleudale is
spending a few days ia Grants Pass
this week, the guest of Mr. aud Mrs.
Mrs. Carl Reymer left for Ashland
this week to join Mr. Keynier, who
is now extra brnkemau between
Ashlaud aud Koseburg.
Dr. A. J. Murphy aud family left
on the Tuosdav eight's dulayed train
for Portland, Svliere they wil spend
a few mouths with a sou.
J. M. Trefern lias bought the inter
est of his partner. E. G. Lee, in the
fruit and vegetable store on Frout
street and will hereafter conduct the
Newell Brothers have leased Mrs.
Hobb's building next to-A. U. Ban-
nard's furniture store and will put iu
a racket store. They have ordered a
full line of goods which will arrive
L. (3. McCoy, foreman of turn table
gang aud formerly of steam shovel,
has been appointed road master from
Ashland to UuTTSmnf? He left Toes
day for Ilombrook, to take up the
V. E. Ferguson, for somo time foro
man of the plumbing and hydraulic
pipe department of the Grants Pass
Hardware Co., has resigned to accept
a similar position with the Hair-
Kiddle Hardware Co.
R. W. Clark was viHited Monday
ify his brother W. T. Clark of Berk
ley, who was on his way to attend
1 1 iu fruit growers convention at Port
land. Mr. Clark occupies the posi
tion of entomologist of the University
Mrs. J. N. Voorhies returned to her
homo in Portland Wednesday evening,
after spending a few months with
! her son, A. E. Voorhies and family.
Mrs. A. E. Voorhies aud Earlo ac
cotnpauied her aud will spend a week
in Portland, and will visit friends in
j Salem before returning.
The meeting of the city couoil
was held last Thursday evening at
the city ball and the newly elected
mayor and councilmen were sworn
in by Recorder Maybee and the new
council got down to business without
, Following standing committees were
Judiciary Perkins, Calvert, Hair.
Finance Calvert, Smith, Williams.
Streets Trimble, Rehkopf, Hair.
Water and fire Williams, Bicher,
Health Hair, Perkins, Smith.
Sewer Rehkopf, Culvert, Williams.
Lights Bacher, Smith, Perkins.
C. E. Maybee was appointed auditor
and police judge and B. 0. McCulloch
city engiueer, both were confirmed by
Petition of Hartman etal for sidewalk
ou east side of 8th street. Referred to
street committee. . .
An ordinance to raise salary of city
attorney to $25 per month was read sec
Saloon bonds were approved for the
following saloon men: A. Lempke,
Coburn & Hawkins, W. N. Rinehart," J.
G. Schallhorn and F. W. Schallhoru.
City Treasurer Col. Johnson and
Street Superintendent Henry Knutzen
submitted their annual reports which
appear ou the first page of this issue.
Following bills wore audited and
J.G. Taylor, harness !9 00
National Drugstore, stationery..
Mrs. R. Edger, board prisoners. . .
K. W, Chausse, printing
V. I,. & P. Co., water and light. .
White, Hemenway Co., broom... 60
Geo. K. Good, meals iudires and
clerks 5 00
L. A. Lucus & Son, harness rep... 2 65
E. Coron. sewer work 8 85
H. C. Perkins, assist, city engr. . . 2 50
Williams lSros 111 in tier H w
F. O. Wilcox, hauling gravel 15 25
Wm Bauhnian 00
Dr. Strieker, prof, attendance.... 10 00
Ualvin & Smith, hauling gravel.. 27 25
Slover Drug Co., drugs 4 75
Sunset Telephone Co 1 50
Herbert Smith, mdse 1 45
B. O. McCulloch, city engineer. . . 14 00
W. t. Hathaway, meals so
Hair-Riddle Hardware Co 4 55
Election boards 10 00
The meeting was attendedby an
unusually large crowd from nearly all
the callings of lifo, gamblers, saloon
"keepers, laborers, merchants, profes
sional men aud preachers, besides the
unal number of boings who are al
ways looking for excitement. How
ever, no excitement occurred, ana tne
crowd went away disappointed.
ENDEAVOREflS TO MEET
rVeJIy to Be
Courier and Oregonian $2 a yearj
City Tax 5 Mills.
A special council meeting was held
ou Tuesday evening for the purpose
of levying the annual city tax. A five
mill tax was voted, tho rate being the
same as lust year. It had been hojied
that the levy might be reduced bnt
the possibility of this was not ap
parent from the estimates presented.
A Ludy Wants a Tailor
Made Suit at a
Tho Red Star Store.
A rally of the Christian Endeavor
Societies of tho Southern District
will take placo at Medford, Friday
evening, January 15th. The counties
included in this district are those of
Josephine, Jack ho n, Klamath aud
Lake, aud it is hoped, that so far i
possible, each society in tho district
will be represented at this mooting,
A splendid program ia being prepared
by the committco iu charge. Beside
Ashland, Medford au8 Grants Pass
pastors, Prof. ' E. E. Washburn, of
Jacksonville, Mrs. Ella D. Rice, vivo
president of the Statu Union, and
other promineut C E. workers, will
participate in the rally. Spocial
musio will be a feature of the even
ing, and the puhlio is very cordially
invited to be present.
Press" Com m i t tee.
Physician and Dentist .
Go to Coron for Plumbing.
' M. Clemens, Prescription Druggist.
Bargain! in ribbons and Lace at
Engraving free on all good bought
from Letcher. .
Tinshop and Plumbing Hair-Riddle
Fresh vegetables and Fruits at
Trefren & Lee's.
A splendid line of Royal Charter Oak
Ranges at Coron's
Hot coffee, oysters or lunchos served
at Miss Johnson's next to Coe,
Leave orders for fir, oak and pine
wood at Ike Davis' second band store.
Men's Furnishing Goods to be closed
out regardless of cost at wades.
C. C. Daniels, real estate aud rent
al agent, Cor. Eighth and M streets.
Underwear for Ladles and Children
at Wade's at right prices. New goods
High Grade Sowiug Machines, Pi
anos and Organs Hair-Klddle Hard
Now la the time to pat your hedge
plants out to make them grow.
Taylor his plenty of them.
Remember I guarantee a perfect fit
of all lenses sold by me.v Eyes tested
free with my new instrument Alfred
A fine assortment of goods and 600
styles to select from1 at the Grants
Pass Tailoring Co. Nobby suits at
reasonable rates. Steam cleaning.
Get your not trees of Taylor, lie
can famish you walnut, pecan,
almond, filbert, and chestnuts, and
yon can get tigs, persimmons, mul
berries and roses, etc
Havlug recieved one of the latest
improved New Century Engraving
machines we are prepared to do all
kluds of engraving; goods bought
from us engraved free. Curtis & Co.,
Odd Fellows' Building, Grants Pass,
Fresh Oysters aud Fish at Trefren
Did you notice Rehkopf aud Neas'
cut prices on shoeing aud other work?
Leave your order for poultry at
Treiren & Lee's. . '
A nice line of Diamond goods on
hand at Letcher's.
Calendar pads, Mounting paper,
passe partout binding, etc., ut the
Why not set shade and fruit trees
early thoy. will live better. Get
them of J. T. Taylor.
Remember Joseph Moss has the larg
est list of roal estate with tho best
prices aud liest terms. Office ou E
street, west of Sixth street.
Mrs. M. C. Wilson will hold Spirit
ual test circles each Sunday evening
at her home on Sixth street. Everyone
will bo wolcome. Come at 7 :30.
Mrs. Harrison, Associate of the
Raj al College of Preceptors aud late
Member of Trinity College, Loudon,
1b prepared to receive a limited num
ber of pupils for lessons on the piano.
Residence, the Stewart house, 2d St.
ffmible gees off
P.H.HARTH tt SOW
When you begin wearing WalK-Over Shoos, you may
throw away that Foot Powder; also thoso Soft Wool In-solos
the Corn and Bunion plasters and all the other "help's to
comfort" you've been forced to vear to assist your poor feet
in doing their work.
Throw them all away you wont need them.
This ia the mossago of thousands of grateful Walk
Over wearers tho world over, and wo pass it along to you.
Find your WalK-Over fit, and stick to it.
Same prices everywhere in Atnorica $3.50 and $4
Blue Print Paper by tho yard or roll
at the Courier office.
'Fountain Pons Waterman's Ideal
f'J.&O to 00 at Cramer Bros.
Austin's Report Cards for school
use for sale at the Courier office 76o
Blacksmith and wagon shop shoe
ing a specialty all work gorauteed
to give satisfaction. Notice some of
their new prices. New shoos, $1.60
per horse ; old shoes, 20 cents per
shoe; all other work in proixtrtiou.
Give us a trial Rehkopf and Nuas,
Cor. J aud Sixth street.
Soe that fine lot of Ladies', Gouts'
aud Bubles gold rings? For a small
consideration .St. Louis, tho jeweler,
, . would part with one or two of them
Ad-' , .... . .
lor lie ia musing more ui mem nuu
might make yon one just as yon want
it, if you furnish the gold dust.
Capt. aud Mrs. Crooui, -who have
i charge of the Salvation army here,
desire to express their thanks to the
poople of Grants Pass and especially
to the busiucss men, for their kindness
while being stationed hero. Capt.
and Mrs. Croeul will hold their fare
well service Sunday and will leave
for Portland Wednosday, where they
will romain for rest and until Mrs.
("room's health Improves.
CONDITION OF OUR ROADS
Emphatically Stated by One Who
Mr. aud Mrs. R. L. Demaree and
Waldo Green went to Greenback
Friday to furnish, musio for a dunce
which was given there on that even
ing. They wero accompanied by
Mrs. O. W. Thlssoll, who Improved
the opportunity for a visit to tho
Greenback mine. Tho dauco was a
vory successful nITuir and was palro
ui.ed by a large gathorlug of enthu
siastio dancers. Tho road between
here aud Greenback is reported to be
iu a fearful condition. Mr. Dcuiarce
says there aro places where the bot
tom has completely fulleu out of the
road and avers that sevsral times the
tcBuTdropped out of sight, only their
ears showing ohovo tho surface of the
See Voorhies about Kodaks and Supplies
BILDERBAOK At Soda Springs.
Jackson county, January 8, 1U04, to
Mr. and Mrs. Grunt Bildorback, a
MODERN At Grauts Pass, Satur
day, January U, 11W4., Edith
Modern, aged 13 years.
LATHWELL At Provolt, Ore.,
January 1, 11104, infant son of Mr.
and Mrs. Perry LuthwelL
KENNA At Jacksonville, Ore., Ann
day, January 10, 1U04, M. E. Keuua
of San Frauolsco.
Mr. Kenna's son, E. D. Kenna, is
1st vico-prosident of the Santa Fo
BRINEOAR At the homo of her
daughter, iu Grants Pass, Ore., Jan
uary U, 1U04, Mrs. Ratchet F. Briu
c gar, aged M years U mouths and 1
She leaves Bix children to mourn her
loss: Mrs. j untile Frlck, Mrs. Mary
Connor, Mrs. Delia Love, 'Miss Mar
tha Brlnnegur, aud Jauios H. Brine
gar, all of whom wero dovotud children.
G R EAT
(Saturday, January 16th, 1904,) is the Day for
S A L EE-
IX ORPKR TIIAT.WK MAY MAKR ROOM FOR OUR BIG SPRING STOCK. NOW ON THE WAY, WE HAVE DECIDED TO CLEAR OUT BROKEN LINES OF MERCHANDISE IN A 1,1, DEPARTMENTS.
WE SHALL PAY NO ATTENTION TO COST IN THIS SALE. WE HAVE THREE LONG MONTHS OF WINTER WEATHER YET BEFORE US. THERE ARE MANY ARTICLES OF WINTER WEAR
THAT WILL BE AN ABSOLUTE NECESSITY IN EVERY HOME. WE ARE GOING TO MAKE A STRONG BID FbR YOUR BUSINESS, AND IF WK CAN'T CIVIC YOU BETTER GOODS AT LESS
MONEY THAN YOU ARE ABLE TO BUY ELSEWHERE WE CAN'T EXPECT YOUR PATRONAGE. IP WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY, YOU SHOULD LOSE NO TIME. GENUINE BARGAIN'S ARE
LIKE RAILROAD TRAINS THEY DON'T WAIT. V E HAVE THE GOODS-WE MAKE THE PRICE. YOU MUST BE THE JUDGE.
KNT1RK STOCK OF
Misses and Children's
All $25.00 Wraps going at $12.5
20.00 Wraps eoine at 10.00
1500 Wraps going at
' 12.50 Wraps going at
io.m Wraps going at
8.00 Wraps, going at
7.50 Wraps goiug at
6.00 WTaps goiug at
5 00 Wraps going at
Ladies, Men and Children.
We have gathered together several hundred
Suits of Ladies', Men's and Children's Un
derwear and Union Suits. These we have
uled out on our counter, and for
Your Choice at 25c.
Ladies' and Children's
1500 Rolls 1 to 10 rolls in. lot
Men's $2 00, 12.25 and 2.50 Blanket Lined Duck Coats
Kcduccd to $1.48.
O ff Entire Stock of Ladies' Fleece-Lined O
KJ J Wrappers at VOC
Ladies' Felt Clipper's
11.00, $1.25, 1.50, $1.75, 12.00 Ofto
Entire lot reduced to OL
We shall place on sale another big job of Muslin A O
Sheets, gocd quality and full si.e, at