Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Rogue River courier. (Grants Pass, Or.) 1886-1927 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 6, 1904)
ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS, OREGON, OCTOBER 6, 1904.
ROGUE RIVER COURIER!
GRANTS PASS, OREGON.
Published Every Thursday.
Subscription Rates 1
One Year, In advance, $1.60
riil Months, .76
Thre Month, ... .40
Hingis Copies, - .06
Furnished on application at th office, or
Obituaries and resolution! of con
dolence will be charged for at 6c per line
cera oi uianas ouc .
A. E. VOOKUIES, PKOI'B.
Oregon, at second-class mail mailer.
THURSDAY. OCTOBER 8, 1904.
The new organization, the Miners
Association, should receive the per
sonal and financial support of every
business man and citizen. One of the
principal objects of the organisation
is to maintain the mineral exhibit
which is one of the best institutions
for the good of the town that has
ever been evolved.
The Evening Telegram's Lewis &
Clark special edition, published on
Tuesday, September 37, is a Mam
moth production of 62 pages, pro
fusely illustrated and brimming with
articles bearing on the industries of
Portland and the state. Most of the
pages are devoted to the city of Port
land though there are some valuable
articles descriptive of outside Oregon.
Senator Ueo. K. Hoar of Massa
chusetts, died on Soptobmer 80
Benator lioar lias for many years
been a prominent figure In the United
Status sonato. In later ynais be lias
gained considerable notoriety by his
opposition to the policy of the govuru
ment In the Philippines, a coarse by
which lie gained in fame though not
In popualarity. He was recognized as
a very able man.
The first issue of the Grants Pass
Herald has reached our eichange
table. It is a sii column folio and
- will be published lomi-woekly. J. D.
Quillon is manager and K. O. Smith
is in charge of the editorial depart
ment. The new paper will support
the democratic party and principles
In Ms salutatory the editor expressos
the Idea that Josephine county needs
democratic paper not only for the
good of the party but for the good of
alL He aunouueos that the paper
will be conducted fearlessly In the
interests of the people and will not
refrain from expressing Its opinion
for fear of losing an advertiser or sub
YOU MAY WANT THEM
WE HAVE THEM
VERY PRETTY TAILOR SUITS
NICE STYLISH JACKETS
Extra well Fitting and well Made
RED STAR STORE.
W. E. DEAN & CO.
THE MINERS ASSOCIATION
Permanent Organization Effect
ad Monday Evening.
THE HAMMERSLEY MINE
Five Stamp Mill Nearly R.ee.dy
GRANTS PASS GROWING
Portland Paper Speaks In Clow
Ing Terms of Our City.
The following leador appeared on
the editorial page of a recent Issue of
the Telegram and shows how the fame
of the Southt-rn Oregon Metropolis I
Mot even in the hustling West are
three many oitios that can boast of
doubling tnoir population In a period
of loss than two years, but this is the
recora mat urauts Fass, the metrop
oils of Josephine county, can point to
with pride. It must not be supposed
that this Increaso In population Is the
result of an ephemeral boom in real
estate, such as has brought ultimate
disaster to many a town on the
Faoiflo Coast Grant l'nss is be
coming a oeutor of Increased activities
because the country surrounding
affords exceptional opjiortunitios
me man with money and enterprise.
vtnotner that mau be miner,
jumnerman. an agriculturist or hor
ticulturist makes no difference; this
isvorod city la the spot that offers as
the dopot of distribution for an ex
tensive area where all the Industries
suggested are In the coarse of rapid
ana pronublo development. Al
uiougn in me Heart of a territory in
us industrial Infancy, this city Is tl;
largest in Oregon south of Eugeue,
ana from the rapid strides it is niak
ing iu business development and pop
ulation, it bids lair to lie the crown
ing glory of the state south of Salem.
as a matter of fact there is no citv
in Oregon more favorably situated for
the ultimate maintenance of a large
population and the transaction of au
enormous volume of business that
shall briug profit to those engaged
than Grants 1W This apiars by
reason of the variety of industrial
activity of which it is bound to be
come (lie center. Without injustice
to other sections, it may safely be
asserted mat there lies tributary to
mis poiui me lluost timber district
io Oregou. Manufacturing along this
u... i .
"u" "ireauy nas neeu developed to
magnificent projiortions; aud the
wealth acquired from this sonrco has
coutlibuted no little to the general
advancement of the community.
Htandiug secoud to thu timber iudus
try in xnut of development, is that
of mining, both placer and quarts.
The southern counties of the state,
aud especially Joaephiue, are no
toriously rich io mineral wealth,
with the prosm ts disclosed, as the
years go by. that the ultimate opu
lence to be realized from this souroe
is not withiu the conception veu of
miuiug men who have long been
familiar with tlie district
Hut miuiug and timber are but two
of the talents iu the uapkiu. The
country surrouudiug Urauts Pass, in
cluding an extensive area, is as favor
ably located as any iu the state for
agricultural pursuits; a fact that has
been rocogulxed to the practical ad
vantage of a host of enterprising citi
zens. For souie years Urauts Pass
lias sustaiued au euviablo reputation
as the distributing point for early
vegetables aud fruit. These are the
products of fertile aud well-watered
valleys. Aside from this there is au
extensive area, susceptible to Irriga
tion, that will soon be made uroduc
tlve by the completion of two systems
now iu contemplation. Iu fact, sur
rounding this thriving little oity, on
all sides, is a wealth of natural op
portunity for profitable iudustrial
effoit, not to be exoulled anywhere
on the Paciflo Coast The cltiseus of
Grants Pass are fully alive to all the
advantages of their location, and,
manifesting an up-to-date spirit of
The Hammersley quartz mine, situ
ated In the upper Jump-off-Joe dis
trict between the headwaters of
Jacques creek and of Brass Nail
Oulch, is now a scene of lively
activity. The five stamp mill is
nearly ready for operation and will
soon be running on first class ore.
I ears ago tne Jiammersloy was
operated with good results and made
an exoellent record. Bnt the prop
erty became involved in litigation
and lay idle for a number of years.
The mine filled op with water and
the equipment deteriorated by disuse,
rust and decay. Less than a year
ago, F. H. Osgood undertook to
awaken the qoiet property, the ex-
oellonoe of which was believed in by
11 who were acquainted with it A
large pumping plant was Installed
and the stupendous task of otiwater-
ing the mine was successfully ao-
nomplishod. The equipment was
overhauled and renewed and the Ham
mersley is now one of the active and
well equipped properties with excel
lent prospects for the immediate
Has Blood the Test of 2S Years
Tne old, original GROVE'S Taste
less Chill Touio. You know what
yon are taking. It is iron and quin
ine in a tasteless foirn. Mo cure, no
HAVE EXPOSED RICH ORE
Mine la Located Near thai Green
A strike of importance hat recently
been made at the Bennett-Mack in
mine In the Grave creek district In
the development of this property a
body of ore of remarkable richoesa
has been exposed. Specimens brought
In to the mining exhibit in this city
A meeting to perfect the organiza
tion of the Miners Association was
held on Monday evening at the Min
ing Exhibit rooms, with quite a large
The meeting was called to order by
Dennis H. Btovall. Mr. Stovall was
elected temporary chairmau and V.
T. Cope, secretary.
Mr. Stovall stated the purpose of
the meeting and speeches in favor of
consolidating the board of trade
ith the association, were made by
R. Thomas and R. L. Coe.
After some discussion a motion for
organization was made. The report
oi the committee on by-laws was read
by Arthur Conklin and on motion
The following officers were elected :
President, 0. L. Manguro.
First Vioe-presidont, S. Chase.
Second Vice-president S. Bowden
Secretary, J. M. Booth.
Assistant Secretary, W. T. Cope,
Treasurer, H. L. Gilkey.
Assistant treasurer, W. M. Hair.
Executive Committee W. B. Sher
man, Arthur Conklin, P. H. Harth.
U U. Higgins, B. L. Coe.
Mr. Mangum pot being present, Mr.
Lhasa took the chair aud presided for
the remainder of the meeting. It was
Our school is progressing nicely
with a large attendance.
People are coming here to get work
as this vicinity lias been advertised
for giving work for all willing
Cattle are holding up well on the
range. Ed Light ' is furnishing feed
for Lelaud also placer aud Greenback ;
he reports business good,
We are having flue fall weather for
doing op fall work, although too dry
for plowing; our late rain did good,
but not enough for plowing,
We are receiving some imniig-a
tion from Wiscondn, bat of thu
laboring class. We want morn people
with money, that helps build up a
A large amount of work is being
done ou the railroad bridge in this
-THE PIANOFORTE RECITAL
Pupil of Mlsa PeJmer Render
The pianoforte recital given on
Friday evening at Bethany Presby
tcr an church parlors was given a
large attendance, eveiy available seat
in the parlors being occupied. The
pupils, many of them extremely
young, acquitted themselves most
creditably in their rcnjillons of quite
difficult selections and the recital
was a pleasant entertainment to all
present Miss Palmr was called up
on to furnish the closing number,
which was received with great ap
preciation by the audience.
Miss Palmer, who is recognized ar
one ot the most talented mus'cians in
Southern Oregon, is a popular and
Carl Stout is running the C8rable teacl,er nd lla already built
show free gold In profusion, visible
on every face of the rock in particles doomed that the executive committee near Placer was
boarding car; all white men ou the
We have no sickness to report.
Some have bad colds but that is a
result of getting too warm, then cool
ing off too quickly, and that is their
A large amount of freight is beiug
hauled to Placer and Gro-nback
mines. From the amount of business,
we think there will be a demand for a
railroad from Lelaud to Greenback
as new mines are being opened.
Mr. Bennett who has a quartz mine
in town last week
ranging from the size of rioe grains l,00l- appoint a committee of three
to the finest of flour gold. to meet a committee from the board
The Beouott-Mackin property la an lor trsde t0 effect consolidation.
extension of the Hall group of mines Uo motion it was decided to take
situated oo the east side of Grave membership in the Oregon Develou
o.-eck almost directly opposite the meut League and to commence to col-
Greenback. The quarti brought In is
almost identical In appearance with
the Greenback lock.
lect the exhibit
for tne Lewis and
Worlds Fe-lr Rates Extended.
World's Fair exenrsion tickets to
Chicago, St. Louis and all eastern
cities will be sold by the Great
Northern Railway on October 27th,
2th, aud SVtli, In addition to October
3d, 4th and 6th. Apply to any Great
Northern agent for rates and full in
County Treasurer's Nolle.
Iheieare funds in the treasury to
pay all warrants protested to April
'S, 181)9. Interest will oease from
September 15, 1U04.
J. T. Tavlor.
Treasurer of Josephine Co., Ore.
TRYING CRIMINAL CASES
Two Convictions, Two Acquittals
and On Disagreement.
You can't afford to overlook
The Store In the Middle of the Block
The largest and most complete stock of Dry
Goods, Underwear, Hosiery, Ladies' and Misses'
Jackets. Walking Skirts, Ctavenette Coats, Op
era Shawls, and Sweatets, Boys' and Youths'
Clothing, Wool and Cotton Blankets, and Fur
nishing Goods. Miners' heavy Shoes a specialty.
Ever had that uncertain feeling after making
a purchase. It's never known to buyers here.
There' a satisfaction when you know for a
FACT you are getting the best.
Quality, price nd
methods make our busi-
E. C. DIXON,
Standard Patterns l()c and 15c.
criminal cases have occupied the
attention of the circuit court during
nearly all of the past week. On
mnrsday (he trial of John Knapp
was neld, the charse bnlno neurit
ith intent to commit rape. The jury
brought In a verdict of guilty ai.d
on Wednesday the defendant wns
sontenoed for a torrn of five years in
The trial of Andy Grimes, charged
witli assault on Rev. Joseph Sams,
was held on Friday. The trouble oc
curred last summer at Williams Bros.
saw mill on Chenev creek. Sams.
wno was engineer, blew the mill
whistle, which so frightened Grimes'
horses, that they broke away from
him. Grimes then came op and
threw a rock at Sams as he stood by
the engine. The prosecution claimed
that Sams was saved from serious In
jury, only by an intervening braoe,
wincn was strock by the rock. A
disagreement was tho nearest the jury
oouid approach toward a verdict
8. J. Gannon was tried on Saturday
on the charge of taking money
ana a revolver from the saloon of A.
bempke, while acting as bar keeper
tor the latter at a time when Mr.
Letnpke was partially Incapaci
tated from looking after his business.
our. Liempke proved a very fluent
witness, taxing the powers of Court
Reporter Calkins to the utmost, to
keep pace with his evidence. The
Jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
ine trial of Arthur Couklin.
charged with libel was held on Mon
day aud Tuesday. The case had its
origin in the campaign preceding the
Juue olectiou, when the Miuing
Jourual published au article which
virtually charged R. O. Smith with
embezzlement A verdict of guilt T
was returned by the jury, aud on
Thursdoy the judgo lmpoied a fine of
J50 Steps have been taken to appeal
Joseph Williams, who was hold for
the murder of Mrs. Florence Chapin,
was released by the graud jury, the
evidence Doing Insufficient to connect
him with the crime.
tne case of Henry Williams au.i
James lokoui, charged with assault
with intent to rob, was continued
for the term owiug to the absence of
the accusing witness.
he says his ledge i showing np all
right; lie has been remodeling his
machinery, so as to work his le'lge
this winter with a larger ioice of
we near or hard frosts In many
places in the states, here the weather
is like summer; the nights are warm,
so au linos or vegetables will ma
ture. As a rule our frosts hoid off
until all gardens are matured, so we
can count un raising all late vegetables.
Several families have couie here for
their health, and havo been much
oeuofitted, also found ready employ
ment. One lady said that we have
such a delightful climate here,
scarcely any wind, and the air is so
invigoraiug, they feel so much better
nor husbund has regained his health
and is getting two dollars s day work-
iug for T. J. Mackiu.
BonntiM crops are raised here,
which tiring good pric s, as we are
olose to several big mines; without a
doubt the wagon road will be built
from Galice Creek to Lelaud as it is
the shortest route, also the most feaai.
me ana can De made on au easy
grade; that means a big business for
this vicinity, then the other little
towns along the railroad will be en.
vioua of Lelaud as we are in the cen.
ter of attraction, it is all right
We have no mirrlages to chronicle
this week. Wide Awake
Mr. C. Woodcock, the lumber mer
chant of Kerby is building an add!
tion to his residence.
Mrs. Cartwright aud her duughtur,
Vera, are here ou a visit to Mrs. C's
daughter, Mrs. Homy Kloppnr
Kerby now boasts a law olllce. Mr.
Austin is the oounselor-at-law. He
is an educated gentleman vud capable.
We are cow equipped for business
in any Hue fur a towu of this size.
Mrs. Whipp and family are about to
make an extended visit to California,
to visit relatives. She is the faithful
wife of Dr. Whipp, a physician, who
was loved by all. He is gone to his
reward, lamented by all who knew
him. Mrs. Whipp, with her children.
ill be missed but we wish them a
progress, they refrain from hiding
their light under a bushel A great
future is theirs, that will moan their
iudividual profit aud happiness,
creditably wou through iudustry iu a
niaguiflceiit field of labor, and pride
and honor to the balauce of the statu.
ARE REHEARSING "ESTHER'
Grants Pass Choril Union
There was a good attendance at the
meeting of the choral uuiou ou Mon
day evening and tho first rehearsal of
the sacred cantata "Ksther" was
held. This cantata will be given
probably some time iu December.
Ksther" was once before given In
this city by the choral uuiou, some
years ago, but the arrangement
now iu the hands of the organisation
s quite different from the one for
merly giveu. Much of the niuslo is
the same, but there are many addi
tioua, changes and improvements, so
that the piece is virtually new to this
city and the changes, it may safely be
said, are all for the better and are a
istinct additiou to the life aud in
terest of thu cantata. The solo parts
re not yet assigned.
'hsther," though the theme is
serious, is not a heavy nor solemn
production, but is bright aud full of
life throughout with good opportuuity
for dramatic as well as musical effect
MENT OF PIANOS
OUR FIFTH SHIPMENT
Composed of theWellingion,
Worlds rlr Rates Extended.
World's lair excursion tickets to
hit-ago, St. Louis and all eastern
ities will be sold by the Great North-
ru Railway on October SUh, 2Sth,
and Wth, iu addition to October 3d,
tth and 6th Apply to any Great
Northern Agent for rales and full in
xou should own a Packard piano
if you would secure a beautiful toue
of most enduring quality.
A Hue instrument bespeaks elo-
quenty the musical fueling the artis
tic appreciation of the familv and
lends a certain distinction to its sur- To GlntS PaSS in TWO Months
ivuuuibks oowever simpio.
Although there are varying grades
of piauoa built with regard to
different tastes, there is but one grade
that interests people who seek au
artistic instrument The Packard be
longs to this grade ; it tone is rich,
brilliaut, sympathvtio and imagtua.
live. It is an instrument in which
the finest materials and infinite skill
Iu manufacturing unite to make its
toue unalterable with time.
While sharing every refinement of
modern construction employed by
other makers of the best class of in
sirummits, rscaard piauoa possess
many distinctive features.
One of the finest samples of Packard
instruments is displayed at our branch
store in I. O. IX P. Blk. aud we in
vite the discriminating publio to call
there aud see It
Allen A Gilbert-Ramaker Co., J.
M. Ward, salesman. Grants Pass,
Dr. Henry Kloppor aud family have
returned to locate here permanently
and have bought a fine residence op
posite the hotel aud have built an
olllce lor consultation room aud drug
supplies. Kerby supplios all the needs
of an up-to-dato communitv. Mr.
Wm. Hoguo the liver v man. is mut
ing arrangements to erect a residence
building. Great signs of a prostieroos
future are awakeuiug Kerby; many
mines adjaceut to this towu are giv
ing the backers great encouragement,
and will probably make Kerby one of
the principal towns of the county.
Kerby is making new history for
herself. We are very centrally located
on the main road leading to Holland,
on the one side aud Waldo and Cres
cent City on the main county road.
New people are locating iu the im
mediate vicinity aud causing new
enterprises to rise up to meet the de
mands of au np-to-dato town. We
have one of the oldest miuing settle
ments in our county. We have splen
did post office facilities, combined
WITH B lariirt UiercnanrtlHA atnra rnn i
Smith & Barnes, Packard, b7,l'e.po"t n,Bu,r' Mr. f. strand
r, , J I j is I ' . Aiieo iaucse.
OUJCK and LliaWIg MakeS. Mr- W. Howard has just returned
iroru attendance ou the conclave of
Kuights Templars. He conducts
large merchandise store in Kerry. 1
We have a first class hotel'coudoctcd
by a most enterprising proprietress.
Mrs. Ueo. tloyd, who is alwav
ready to assure hotel comforts to all
tourists. Stages leave Kerby for
diffcreut points daily. Mr. J. E.
ttodgen coudncts a statiouerv aud
caudy store with a restaoraut attach
ed, where meals are served at all
hours. A first class barber shop can
be found iu the Odd Fellows build-1
iug. Mr. Frank Floyd,
Kerby is well supplied.
We are looking forward with a or tut
iiuerr-st mr a new ureson. ami a. i
new tvertiy. Reader.
up a large class iu the short time in
which she has been engaged in musi
cal instruction in this city.
Mr. Stanley wa in Grants Pass on
Mr. Boyd went to Grunts Pass on
W. B. Sherman of Grants Pass wai
in town Friday.
Mrs. B. Randall weut to Grants
Pass ou business.
The church social last Friday night
was a fair success.
Mrs. Schiudler was in Grants Pass
Slit unlay oo business.
J. Pitman went to Gold Hill Friday
and returned Monday.
C. Moore and Ray Stevens were in
Grants Pass Thursday.
Mr. and. Mrs. L. Stevens went to
Ashland on a short visit
Mr. Anderson weut to Gold Hill
Tuesday for a short visit.
Mn Johnston returned to Ashland
Saturday, after a short visit here.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Sanborn were in
Grants Pass Saturday ou business.
John Pitman weut Tuesday to Gold
Hill to work iu the saw mill there.
E. Stevens and Grace were in
Grunts Puss Saturday visiting lriends.
Mrs. Potter aud Miss G. Potter
were here from Ashland for a short
Mr. and Mrs. Caley, from Central
Point were visiting friends here for a
Dr. Parker was called to Mr. Wake
man's Monday on account of sickness
W. Williams returned to Grunts
Pass after completing his work on
the new manse.
E. Moore has just returned from
Portland and is likoly to reamln here
with his people.
Prof. Cochran was called to Mod-
ford Thursday on account of death
in his brother's family.
Mrs. Raudull's brother fron Ne
braska made her a pleasant surprise a
few days ago by calling on her.
The Steck Company is one of the
ootuble industries in the country de
voted to the iudnstry of manofactnr-
iug pianos. Established in 1857 it
has built a reputation second to none
for the manufacture of fine Inarm.
mints. The reliability and finan
cial responsibility of the company is
unquestioned. This fact alone makes
the liberal guarantee under which
every Steck piano is sold, au absolute
protection, in the most literal sense
to the purchaser. The artistic merit
of Stock pianos places them amoug
the few instruments vhmi mnarinr.
Ity lifts them above the price rivalrv
of other piauos. The beantifnl hn.
of the Steck will appeal to you, and
familiarity with its good qualities
will breed ever increasing admira
tion. Our fourth Steck (in a l.ttle
over a month) Is now ou display at
our branch store in L O. O. F. Rlk
because its a Stock, you'll admire it.
aud because of the rii
almost anyone could afford to own It
Alien & Gilbert-Ramaker Co.
J. M. Ward, salesman, r:,,i p....
October 27, 28 and 29.
Through the efforts of the Great
Nor.hern Railway, World's Fair ex
cursion tickets will be sold on
October 27th, 28th, aud 2th, iu ad
dition to October Hd. 4tll. and Mh
rur inn iniormatiou apply to
Great Northern Agent.
Among the late arrivals of new goods at
Bamiard s Big Furniture
and House Furnishing Store
Axminster and Velvet
CARPETS and RUGS
Large line of new styles Portieries,
Fine Pictures, Picture Frames and
Mouldings and the whole stock is
most complete. Come and see it
you cannot afford to pass it by.
Goods Sold on the Installment Plan
, FURNITURE REPAIRED
A. U. BANNARD
Opposito Western Hotel.
A Guaranteed Cure for Piles.
Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Pro
truding Piles. Druggists refund
money if PAZO OINTMENT fails to
lure any case, no mutter of how long
(landing, in 6 to 14 days. First ap
plication gives ease aud rest. 50c.
If your drugigst hasu't it scud 50o iu
itanipg and it will be forwarded post
paid by Paris Medicine Co., St.
If you wish to reduce your wood
bill, buy 4-foot lengths aud have O.
0. Lund saw it for you at your door.
A J. Bannevrd Underte-ker.
WANTED A partner iu one of the
bet paying stores iu city for money
iuv sted; either a one third or two
thirds interest for sale. If you
have not ut least, $100 do not an
swer as that ts what it takes to
buy a one-third interest. Store
pays about $6 a day clear money
now. Answer at once ; no exper
ience needed. Address ''D" care ot
WAJiTfcD To iuvest o00 to 2500
aud services iu a good legitimate
Dusiiiess. Address ii. U., Care
S11UA1ION wanted by experienced
camp cook and baker, Uerman,
junus n.irsren,care or f etsch, south
west corner Sixth and J street.
GOOD t'ASTURE for horses or cattle,
near rown. ju. w. Wheeler.
OFFICE to rent and furniture for
sale, inquire of J. P. Tuffs.
FULL BLOOD registered Holstein bull
anurous j. h. uroxton, Urauts Pass.
FOR SALE-2000 Cedar posts. L B.
Akers, Grants Pass.
rUK SALE Nearly -new 303 SavaRe
imio; comoiuation rear sight,
ivory bead from sight. Price, $20.
cost 23. Inquire R. H. Harrison,
N. 2d street.
KARM FOR BaLK-two miles from Mr.
lin. 101) arrfM.ikttfiiit Hi t.aH ,.r
bottom land. 25 acres in rultivntinn kmaii
house and ham snd about au acres under
icnce, nuiance ot land suitable for orchard
or pasture, tur lurllier particulars ad
dress W. M. Crow, Merlin, OreKou.
200 rKE ranch, good prune and
annle nrrhnrri. .mnh rmii. ;n
abundance; water lor irrigation, besides
springs on every 40 acres; center of a good
range country; two dwslling houses, big
barn, every thing complete; well sheltered
from frosts, good mining markets, one
half mile north of Tunnel "J, price 12 500
inquire m tins olllce.
opp. Opera house
gives fine pictures of
Gen. MacArthur and other
urmy officers describe the re
cent military maneuvers in
California, each article being
profusely Illustrated with
naif ones, and colored draw
ings by Edward Cucunl. In
teresting articles on Califor
nia and Oregon, how Olive
Oil 1h made, how Almonds are
Grown, and fine descriptions
of Plumas and Sutter, two
great California Counties.
224 pnges of articles, western
stiiues, sketches and verses.
10 CENTS A COPY
You Can buv
at all News Stands
Successors to Slover Drug Co.
House and Floor Paints.
W. P. Fuller
As long as they last.
Former price $1.75 gallon
Now 1.45 "
National DM Store
J. C. Smith. M. D., Prop.
Agents for Patrick & Co. rubber
Miles Mclutyre, a machinist of
CauyotiTille, is here -exhibiting
Biuce we decided on Grants Pass
our Southern Oregon shipping
headqoaitera and also located our
branch store in the L O. O. F. Blk.,
our treatment by the people of this
oity has been most cordial and
liberal. We know we are deserving
of your good will, eveu if we don't
sell you a piauo. We are contiunallT
offering yon the best in pianos that
we can get. We don't offer our Port
land publio auything better; and
because we feel that we hate not yet
sold enough pianos io Southern
un-Huu 10 property estaniisb our
trade, we are still offering to dis
wuut 10 yon. aiso u mere I any
make yon don't see In our stock, that
you want, will order it for you. Is
it any wonder ws sell pianos where
noel attachable and detachable front oor Por',n1 Mork of X) instruments
Burden Organ for SsJ.
A Hue Uurdette organ, walnut
high top aud mirror, f jr sale at a bar
gain, on time. Mrs. Lure H. Grout,
U21 South Fifth street.
fork spring for Bicycles, Motorcycles,
etc, of his own intention, and upon
which he has applied for patent. Its
object Is to prereut Joltiug from
oueTeuess of the road, saving the
machiue and addiug 00m fort to the
rider. He states the device will be
placed on the market as soon as pos
sible and will All a long felt want, as
it can be applied to any ordinary
bicycle without alteration. Is simple,
durable and cheap.
Trimble Cook now cany 1
of buggy and back wheels
grades. The prices are right
is at your disposal, on easy terms and
for awhile longer, at a discount?
Now is the beat time to purchase
your piauo, for tow is the time we've
decided upon iu which to sell, aud
we will waive soms of onr "privi
leges" as "sellers" if yoo will buy
Allen & Qiblert-Ramaker Co., t
a O. F. Blk., J. M. Ward, agent.
Orauts Pass, Or.
can be had
Some rare bargains in
typewriters of all makes
at tlx Underwood Typewriter Agency,
in all u Front 8t , Portland. Ask for saa-
pies ot work and prices.
NOTICE FOR IfliLICATION.
United Ststes !-and Office.
Roteburc. Oreton. Sn. 12 nsU
NotH- is herebv siven lhat th ful.
lowing-named settler has filed notice of
bis intention to mate final proof
in support of his claim, and thai
aid proof will be made belor John
.Minor l-ooth. U.F.ComniiMioner at l.n
onir at Urant l ats, Oregon, on Novrm-
oer 1, U4, vis:
on hit H K. No. H6Y.J. for thu Kl
SWl. KWi, SK.SEi, NWi4, Sees.
He name the follpin im..a 1..
prove his rrntiniintia resili-nn nn.,.. ..,.(
cultivation of raid land, vt:
Allra Ira Reoclile. of Waldo, Or :
Oliver i. .Vlk ins. of vv ,,0 0r. ; Jo' n
O'Bnen, -f Waio., Uie.; Frank 8:an
alt. of WaUki. tire.
i. T. Bkiuues, Register.
Benicia Disc Plow
Save You Time and Money
Come and have a talk
with us. Fasy terms
Grants Pass Hardware Go.
JOSEPH WOLKE, Mantger.
J. L. CALVERT, Secretary and Treaiurer.
Grove's Tastelecc pun
has stood the test 25 vr, aI a. M"" WlUU
bottles. Does this rtof oyer One and a Half Million
w, VJ-r". I .po core No Pay. 50c
am law no.