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GRANTS PASS. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1904.
e can t begin to tell you the many
attractive features about oar line of P
1HOES--Top Round and Atlantic
The World's Best $3.50 Shoes for Men.
feavy,-High-cut Miners Shoes
$2.50 to $6.50
il tancd and viscolized all Leather Shoes as
near waterproof as leather can bo made
$3.00 to $6.50
asy fitting kind The Jefferson, Honor
Bright, Gladstone, Water King and a few
other $3.00 grades.
t hin v Leather Shoes made of tho Best Fatent
Corona Colt and Corona Kid, the Best Patent
Leathers mude. You will find them in the
Top Round and Atlantic in all tho authorita
tive styles, shapes and sizes:
It pays to buy the Top Hound Shoe
because they have the best styles
and the most wear for the money.
They always fit, are comfortable
and no breaking in is needed.
WELCH'S CLOTHING STORE,
OPERA HOUSE BLOCK
GRANTS PASS, - OREGON.
LAND FRAUDS IN JACKSON
Special Agent Make Arret! tvt
KILLED BY A COMPANION
OVERDOSE OF LAUDANUM
Ashland Boy la Fetallv Shot by
Accidental Discharge of Gun.
Caused the Death of T. C. Hutch
inson Lo.sl Friday.
The San Francisco Enmiuer con
talus tho following special from
Me Iford :
At a result of the investigations of
a special agent of the Department of
the Interior dnriug the past two
weeks, Harry W. Miller was arrested
aud takeu from the northbound at
Roscburg mirier arrest on a chargo ot
attempting to defraud the United
States of public lands.
Miller ramo to Meilford from Little
Rock about the first of last Septem
ber. Simultaneously with his arrival
there commenced to bo made a great
number of timber laud filings in town
ships 40 and 41 south, ranges 3 and 8
west. The fact that these filings were
made in almost solid blocks aud the
further fact that many of them were
made by persons who it was alleged
were not of suctuteut means to pay
the expense of location, advertising
aud to pay 1 100 for the laud when the
proofs Were had, led the Government
land officials to suspect an irregularity.
Tho atteutiou of tho Geueral Laud
Oilice was called to the matter and
special agents were sent to investi
gate. Miller is supposed to have
learned that inquiries were in pro
gress aud left hero Saturday night for
the north, but was ablu to get as far
as Roscburg only when he was stop
Miller was supposed to represent uu
Eastern crnipany ready to jay ont the
uiouey when proofs are made. l.ou
tracts of this uature were entered into
between the parties to this effect
Miller, while operating hero with
confederates, deluded his victims into
tho belief that they would bo paid 40
ceuts a thousand for tho timber on the
land upon which they filed immediate
ly after proof was made that they
would guarantee inch claim to rut
not less than 8,000,000 feet, thus lenv
ing the persons filing about ftlOO clear
Each of tho persons filing were re
quired to pay a "cruiser's" fee of
a filing fee aud a fee for advertising
the notice of intention to make proof
amounting in all to about $''
Successors to Slover Drug Co.
House and Floor Paints.
XV. 1. Kill lor
As lung as they last.
Former price $1.75 gallon
Rational Drug Store
J.C. Smith. M. D., Prop.
Aleuts for Patrick & Co. rubber
Harold D. .Tack sou, the 13-year-old
sou of State Representative David H.
Jackson, of Ashland, died at the
North Pacific Sanitarium at Port-
laud, Sunday morning in great
agony, death resulting from guusnot
wounds iiccidently received in Ash-
laud Saturday morning. The body
was at cuco removed to Finley's un
dertaking parlors aud was shipped
Sunday night to Ashland for burial.
The boy, who was far advanced In
scl ool for his age and was a bright
little fellow, well liked by all who
knew him, was out hunting Saturday
morning witli a friend about his own
age, cnanucey uaseoer. vt 11110 re
turning to the Jackson home, the
Caseber boy, whilo toying with the
sholguu, accidentally discharged the
weapon. Harold Jackson was about
30 feet away at the time, but several
of tho shot entered his body and
pierced the abdomen. The Caseber
boy immediately gave the alarm, and
the wounded lad was carried home,
medical aid being summoned. Every
thing possible was done in Ashland to
save the boy's life, but his conditiou
was so critical thut it was decided to
bring him to Portland for further
treatment. Dr. Shaw, of Ashland, to
gether w ith tho boy'g father, arrived
Portland Sunday morning with
him, and ho was removed to the
Noith Pacifio Sanitarium. Ho died
hortly after reaching that institution.
The Jackson family is heart-broken
over the fatal accident, and expres
sions of sympathy nro hoard on nil
sides for tho bereaved parouts. Mr.
Jackson stated to Coroner Fiuley that
the boy's death was the result of a
pure accident, and said thatyonug
Caseber was grief-stricken.
liuilt for Music.
That's a fitting description for the
Stcck piauo now on salu at our place
in I. O. O.IF. Blk.
If you are posted on pianos or a
musician, or just curious to see n
good, really good piano, see this one
before it is sold. You might buy it.
Will sell oil time or rash.
AUon & Gillbcrt-RHinaker Co.
RUN OVER BY A BICYCLE
Little Girl Sustains Severe
juries in Accident.
for t-ale at
Paddock's Bicycle Den
East of Depot.
opp. Opera house
I BUY AiND SELL REAL ESTATE
OWN YOUR OWN HOME
"LOST SOLDIER" IS FOUND
So It Is Believed bv Dougl&e
cleared; 15 acres in alfalfa: 100
Good water right, and good house
Orchard with ail varieties of fruit
No. 245. acres; 140 acres
acres in grain ; 2" acres in pasture,
of uim rooms. Urn 40 x 8u feet.
Price, tJ r acre.
No. 244. 80 acres; good water right; no improvements,
sold soon. Cash fti0.
110 acres about IS miles from the city.
About 600,000 feet of good saw timber.
Good house CO't
Will sell for
Stop payinx rent. 10 down and j a mouth will purchase a lot in
almost any portiou of ttbe city.
Call on or address
Headquarters for Real Estate.
OtBce on E Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets,
GRANTS PASS, - - OREGON.
Little VioU Fulmur has not yet re
covered from the effects of being run
over wth a b iejele uLuut n week ago.
In company with a number of little
girls she was returning from school in
the afternoon, walking in the street
near J lie South school house. Annul
on a wheel appeared, riding at
lively rate. He did not slacken his
spud when upprcachiug the children
probably thinking that they would
get out of tho way. In the confusion
Viola got in the way of the wheel und
was knocked down aud quite' badly
hurt. The child declares that she
wsb dragged for foiiij little distumr,
The tip of hir thumb was rcraped or
pinched olf aud shu had a lout, ugly
cut an oss the forehead, besides
being severely bruisid aud fright
encd almost into hysterics. The man
whom none of the children rtcog
uized, rode on without paying any
heed whatever to the child.
Found e,n Old Pistol.
N. W. I.ee, while out hunting
recently in the mountains between
Camas Valley and Kogun River,
found lying beside a decayed log, an
old stylo Colt's cap and ball revolver
of tho navy pattern. It was rust
eaten aud tho wooden handle was
decayed, indicating thut it had beeu
lost by some Indian fighter, hunter or
pioneer eiplnrer many years ago. It
contains a load in each chamber o!
the cylinder, the old percussion caps
still being in place. Rom burg Plain
dealer. LOOK HERE!
Fur hiiiiu splendid organ bargains,
several second baud ones taleu on ex
changes and a U"W shipment of Kstey
and Chicago Cottuge organ. You
jean bjy one on (0 muuthly payments.
Allen & Uilbertllamaker Co., I.
O. O. F. Bldg , Cirauts Pass, Oro.
People of Ferndalo, Humboldt
i county, are puzzled over a strange si a
I animal over 40 feet long, that came
; ashore o posite t lut place. It may be
the long lost sea serpent, people
' living here have sworn that a sea ser
pent once appeared in the bay, but not
i knowing the braud cf "licker" ovd,
I the statements may be. a little fishy.
It is now believed that tho long
discussed "Lost Soldier" ledge lias
been fonud. Petor West has arrived
in Portland from the West Fork of
Cow Creek, in Douglas Couuty, nud
stales that two men named Benson
have found soma qnurtt that appears
to bo almost half gold. The two men
wero inclined to bo somewhat secre
tive us to the exact location of the
newly found ledge, but said that It
was situated high up in the Coast
Kango Mountains, ou a slope border
ing on a suiull streaai that is a tribu
tary to ono fork of the Coquille River,
The quartz displayed by the Bctisons
is cf a rusty appearance and half de
cayed, indicating that the gold could
bo separated from the quurtz by the
most ordinary methods.
Tin) two men camo out for supplies,
and will return to tho scene of their
jew discovery. They wero not in
clined to discuss tho probable extent
of their find, and it may bo ouly a
It is thought possible the lleusous
have found tho ledge that was dis
coveied by a party of soldiers 50 years
ago, a body of oro thut has been much
sought. Tho oldest settlers lu Cow
Creek Valley that are still living, re
uu rubor tho little party of soldier.'
that reached there ono day half starv
ed, their dollies turn in tatters by
the bruili, and carrying chunks of
qnaitz that appeared to be half gold.
T. P. Hutchinson, a prospector and
mining operator, whose home is in
Woodvillo aud who has been about
Grants Pass more or less for the past
five years, died cn Friday morning
from the effects of an overdose of
Mr. Hutchinson had for several
days been about Lister's livery stable
and bad beeu acting somewhat
straugoly. Ou the last two days es
pecially preceding his death, he ap
peared like a man nearly exhausted
for want of sleep. Ho would go to
sleep sitting in a chnir and occupied
the bed in tho stable office to tho ex
tent of inconvenience to proprietor
aud employes. On Thursday evening,
the man having beeu about the stable
all day in a semt-stupid condition, an
attempt was made by Mr. Lister to
get him Into ouo of tho hotels, but no
room could bo secured. As ho was
clearly a very sick man, Mr. Lister
allowed him to occupy tho bed in the
ofllce, called in a physician, Dr.
Strieker, and notified tho marshal,
that he might keep an ryo on the man
sud give lil in his nicdiclno at (he
proper intervals. Hutchinson, grow
ing worse. Dr. Strieker later called
Dr. Love in consultation, but all
elTorts were of no avail end the
patient died early Fridny morning.
An empty laudanum bottle in his
coat pocket explained tho cnuso of
his death. At first it was suspected
that tho drug bad been tiikrn with
snioidul intent, but at tho Inquest,
with the evidence at baud, it was
decided that the deceased had un
wittingly exceeded tho proper doso.
Mr. Hutchinson was about (15 years
of ago. He has two sons in Califor
nia, who arc said to be in good cir
Ono of tho sons arrived Saturday
and took charge of the remains. The
funeral services were held Sunday
and the remains interred in tho I. ().
O. F. cemetery.
LEWIS & CLARK FAIR RATES
IIII; DIG lOUK.
A Stcck piuuo in walnut case,
medium size, beautiful tone and
lion ; ono of tho four big piano bar
gaius now ou hand at Allen & Oil
hrt-Ruui:ikcr Co. 's place in I. O. O.
Then the Smith & Humes in oak
ase is a beauty too. Its largo size
and full rich tone will appeal to
you. The Kingsbury in mahogany
easu is splendid value for tho uiouey.
Probably the first salu to be made of
the lot will be a One large Wellington
in oak cane. Wo take all the risk if
you purchase of us. A guarantee, an
exi bange agreement, low prices, easy
t-rius. A nice stock just now; bette
look us up.
Allen & Gilbert Kaumkir Co., I. O.
i). V. Illdg., Grants Pass.
Re.ilroe.da Give Low
TEMPERANCE IN JACKSON
The First Society Was Organized
In Jacksonville in 1856.
The present prohibition campaign
in Jackson rouuty is not a receut
growth, but dates from pioneer days
when tho first settlers in this valley
took np the cause of temperance with
quite ai much vigor aa characterizes
the advocates of today. The first
temperance society in Southern Ore
gon was organised in Jacksonville lu
the spring of 1HW1 aud was lodge of
the Sons of Temperance, an order that
at that time, was quite extensive lu
the United States. It was a secret
society and the Jacksonville lodge
was known as Table Rock Division
No. 13, and was organized sudor
a charter granted by tho Ornnd Di
vision of the Territory of Oregon aud
was issued at Salem May 1. 186(1, and
signed by Tlios. Ward, O. W. P., and
by Charles II. Hall. O. S. The old
charter, yellow with age, is yet iu
Jacksonville and is lu the possesslou
of David Linn, who intends to present
it to the Oregon Historical Society.
Mr. Liuu was one of the charter mem
bers, the other names registered on
the charter being 8. H. Taylor, Wm.
Hoffman, D. 8. Kuuyou, D. M.
Kenuey, T. G. Jones, T. B. Slfors,
Joseph 8. Iiurpeo, John L. Carter,
Chas. Simon, W. Hand, Dr. O. W.
Greer, Thomas Pylo, Wm. O.
T 'Vault, Curtis Davenport, R. a
Dnulap, D. H. Hreuimu, W, K. Davis,
T. Deppo, W. M. IMchardsou and
Rev. Johu Flynu. Sentinel.
A MIDNIGHT RUNAWAY
District Attorney Rnames and Roy
Britfgs Have an Experience.
Del Norte Record.
Aa editor dreamed that he died aud,
of course went to heaven and seeing a
man chaiued to a post inquired if it
was necessary to punish people that
way in heaven. "That uisu, " said
St. Peter, "is from Oregon. We al
ways have to keep Oregotnaus chained
np for awhile In order tokctpthem
from going back. Ex.
I A. E. Voorhies Is exclusive agent
for the Kammao non-corling films and
We have lust received tho linn of
.;iii. pits ami fashion plates from Chas.
A. Stevens & Ilros., Chi-ago, and are
prepared to lake orders for lndii
fine cloaks, craveunetts, rain coats,
tourist coats ar,d jackets of all descrip
tions; flue tailor made suits including
the new Norfolk and Dutchcr coat
styles, also the new fall styles iu silk
jhirt waist suits; skirts, waists, furs
and orlier wearing apparel.
The styles are exceptionally pretty,
being I tic uewest, most practical and
most beautiful ever shown.
('has. A. Stevens &, Pros, have
truly maintained their reputation for
handling only the best grades of mer
handise at prices for which the lower
grades are usually sold.
A Special Feature.
Exclusive styles iu flue tailor made
suits and Walking skirts made to
your special order, from your own
selection of materials aud your choice
of linings made exactly according to
your measurements, aud a perfect fit
Mrs. E. P. Long, agent for Chas. A.
Stevens & Pros., Chicago, will be at
the residence of Mrs. Anna Rummage,
corner Seventh and J stret, from
Nov. 2nd to Htli, and will be glad In
meet the ladles of Frants Pans and
how them a beautiful line if samples.
Also agent fur Grams Pass territory.
Saturday's Oregouiau announces the
rata of ffi."i to the Lewis and Clark
Exposition next year, as deoided upon
by the Passenger Association.
The rate of $1,1 from Missouri River
points is pronounced by railroad men
the lowest round trip rate ever al
lowed from the Middle West to the
Northwest. It gives assurance, tliey
say that there will bo unprecedented
travel during the Extiosition next
A comparison of corresponding
rates of tho past shows the advantage
Portland has already secured by the
$15 rate. The fare Is ff',7. 0.r, while
next year tho Missouriun can come to
Portland and go back attain, for f t.'i,
or just 1 3. f0 less thuu it cost to at
tend tho St. Louis Exposition from
tho Coast. The lowest rate from the
Missouri River over before recorded
is t''2, which was allowed to the
homeseekers lust year.
A rate of tin will bring ninny
people. There are thousands of peo
ple who will not be willing to over
look a rate like thut when it applies
to tho great Western country, and
even without further reduction, un
usual trallie is assured for next year.
According to the terms of the Pass
enger Association a decision, tu k' ts
from points in tho far East will he
sold nt ouo rule for return tickets.
These rates, as well as those from
Missouri River points, will bu in
effect four or five days iu each month.
Nerve Ricking Experience.
II. S. Williati'S who lives 8 miles
out of Ashland was iu town last Tues
day afternoon, and went down to the
afternoon train with a friend who was
going away. He stayed with hi in un
til the train started and then jumped
off, but missed his footing iu soma
way and full ou the track just buck of
tho front wheels, partially stunned by
tho falL At tiiis moment, Robert
lioon of tho round house force, closely
followed by Chief of Polico Geo.
Egliu run to his aid, und as Hoon
grasped at Mr. Williuiiisjiis foot slip
pud and he likewisu fell partiully ou
the truck. At this critical moment
when every ono seemed frozen to
tone at the expected double catastro
phe, the thief arrived, grasping
Williams by tliu collar Willi whut aid
ho got from Boon, they succeeded in
getting him off the track as tho train
iis-d by. Mr. Williams will surfer no
bad results from his acclilelit except a
sore, hand and a bruised leg from his
contact with tne ground. Tribune.
A Lesson of the Hoar
is not to try to buy a piano too
cheaply. A dealer's only reason for
wiling a real cheap pluno would be
because he is foolish enough to
imagine that a biggur profit at the
time will make up for a sure loss cf
reputation, when the facts coma nut,
Ou the other hand, we go to extreme
lengths to induce purchases of the
best grades, knowing the best in
terests of both buyer aud seller are
served by such action. We sell the
Knabe, ' Hteck, Everett, llarduiau
Voae, Fischer, Packard, I.udwig,
Hamilton, Kingsbury, v. 1 Hunt, Well
ingtou, etc. Vi are particular as to
what we purchase and thru do not
need to caution you irltaliist pnrchas
ing auv of them. They are all good
in their grade aud at their price.
bom on easy terms.
Alien & Uiitwrt-Kamakrr Co, I.
O. O. F. liidg.. Grants Pom, Oregon.
Ditsrict Attorney A. E. Reamea had
quito an exciting adventure near this
city lust Wuduosday night and Is for
tunntu in escnping from the predica
ment without lurioua injury.
Mr, Realties had been out to the
southern oud of tho county with a
teuui and lu company . with Roy
Hriggs, the discovirer of tin famous
Sucker creek bonanza, 'was making a
night drive to Grunts Pass. It was
probably between 1 and - il o'clock
in tho morning when they reared the
vicinity ot the Allen creek bridge,
mile and a half out of town.' They
wero driving a spirited team from the
Lister stables and though the moon
was shining, it was quite dark iu
the timber. As they wore driving at
a rapid rate ouo of the horses sud
denly full. Mr. Ruauies was preoipi
tatml over the dashboard ou the
horses, but was fortunate enough to
roll clear of tho melee, losing the
lines In the ntmration. The team
started to run and Roy IJriggs,' find
ing himself in a runaway oatllt,
without any lines in evidonco,
promptly jumped out before the pare
The team ran only a vory short (lis
tunco before they left the roud and
plunged into the timber where they
reduced the veblule to kindling wood
iu short order. Tho horses became
involved in a Iioimloss tnngln of brush
and harness nud wero soon secured.
The runaway was brief but exciting.
Tho horses were uninjured but the
vehicle was literally torn to pieces.
Attorney Hcnmeji and . Roy Rrlggs
made tho remainder of the journey to
town ou foot, leading tho horses and
'packing" their luggage.
Homes Furnished Complete.
Over 2 Car Loai
Let us ehow you the Now Goods
Now Iron Bods . .
Mattressoa pure wool
New Couch Covers !
Now Rugs Oriental and Navajo, $1.50 to $15
New Curtaiii8, C5o to $7.50
New Torticres, $3.50 to $10
New "Wall Taper tho finost 20 and 25c lino ever
shown, closing out season, rog 23c for 10c
Stoves get our prices on Cook Stoves
Heater Stoves, $4.35 to $10 ,'
Camp Stoves, regularly $5.50 now $2.75
Room Mouldings got our prices on now goods
Now Picture Mouldings New Ticturcs
Thomas & O'Neill,
. Grants Pass, ' - - . Oregon.
"Da. T. SAL Column"! J
All matter fur this column Is supplied
bv the (Irsnts 1'sas Woman's Christian
On Friday, November " 4tli, com
mencing at i .'M p. m., the W. O. T.
U. will hold a Mother's meeting at
the home of Mrs. L. V. Hlukle ou
Second street, the house formerly
oconpled by T. K. Croxton. A short
business mooting will be followed by
paper or tall ou "ilow uao we
bleep Oloao to) Curt Children?" A
cordial welcome to all who desire to
meeot with us.
Idy Henry Somerset says of Dux
hurst, her home for inebriate women,
that more than one-half of the women
cared for there are cured. The cost
of carrying on Duxhorst, with tho
varied Industries, is over 111,000 a
Wkeree.s, Alleu & Gilbert Rama
ker Co., has attained to a total sale
of over 2000 pianos per year and are
well on the way to a "8000 pianos per
annum" business, and
Whereas, As a friendly critio and
a prospective purchaser, I have noted
the uuiform high quality of their
YVheree.e, through their euormcus
purchases lu large lots at cash, they
sell at lower prices, and
YVhere&a, in all my talki with
frieuds, I've fouud this firm accredit
ed with tho highest reputation for fair
ness made In all dealings,
WKerefore, 1 do hereby Re
ceive, That when I am ready to pur
chase a piano, Inasmuch as I can
surely pleas myself from one of the
ZOdllTorent makes this reliable firm
sell, I will go to them for my instru
The Youth's Companion In 1903.
It is Impossible even to summarize
iu a single paragraph mo many and
varied al tract Ions which Tho Youth's
onijiaiiion announces for the coming
A series of articles planned to in
terest especially the forty-five mill
ions of Americans who look directly
to the soil for their subsistence will
treat of "New Fields foi Young
Farmers, " "The Bunatutlou of tho
Kami," "Tho Future of American
Cotton," "Ilow Women Make
Money on the Farm," etc.
Seven serial slorles and 2M short
stories by the most talentedand popu
lar American writers of flctio'i will
form part of the contents of the new
volume for llMil.
Full Illustrated Announcemeat de
scribing the principal features of The
Companion's now volume for lwi'i,
will be si lit with sample copies of the
paper to any address free.
The uew subscriber who sends $l.?o
uow for a year's subscription to the
Companion, receives free all the is
ucs of The C'oiiiuion for the re
uialning weeks of llt'X, also Tho Com
panion "Carnations" Calendar for
I'.Hiri, lithographed In twelve colors
Til?: YOUTH'S COMPANION,
I II I'.erkclcy Htreet, Dostou, Mass.
Put a Piano in Your Home on
the Allen & Gilbert
Ramaker Co. Plan.
FIH.ST. I!uy anyone of their
pianos and yon '11 get the best one lu
the grade to which each ol their 20
different makes belong. '
HKCO.VD. Kememhcr that more
people buy cbeai.r than they Intend
sil than otherwise. A really good
piano costs something.
T1IIKI). When we offer a discount,
wo will advertise it, so all have au
vual chance to secure a bargain. We
have no private discounts.
FOCIUII. Iiuy of os aud snare
the benefit of our buying ability. We
know liovr to buy them aud yoo
do not. Our exchange agrremeut
protects you. At L, O. 6. F. llldg.,
- Mr. Moody' A newer
. , Queellon. j
When Mr. 1 Moody was lu Glasgow
In the 7'0's, he was conducting , a
"Question Mooting" ouo day, about
5000 being present. ,
One question was "Are there any
verses iu the liiblo against tho use
of tobacco?" . - ,
Mr, Moody pcudnred for a momont,
nieu sain : , . t , ,
'No, but I call give you one In
favor of it."
The audience wns breathless, and
ho continued :
"He that Is filthy, let liiiu be filthy
still (Knv. M:1l)." "
Why He Became a Prohibitionist
Itudyard Kipling says that one
ulght, iu a concert hall, he saw two
young men ply two girls with liquor
till they were drunk. Then they led
them (staggering) nown a dark street.
The rest of the story we give In Mr,
Kipling's owu words. "Then," be
says, "recanting previous opinions.
hocame a prohibitionist. Hotter it Is
that a man should go without his beer
iu publio places, and content himself
with swearing at the narrowuiludnd
ness of the majority, better It is to
Mi i sou the Inside with very vile turn
poraucfl drinks, and to buy lager
furtively at back doors, than to bring
temptation to the lips of young fools
such aa the four I had teen. I under
aland now why the preachers rage
against drink. I have said, 'There
Is uo harm in It, taken moderately,'
aud yet my own demand for beer
helped to send those two girls reeling
down the dark street to Ool alone
knows what end. If liquor is worth
drliiking.lt is worth taking a little
trouble to come at such trouble as a
man will undergo to compass his own
desires. It Is not good that we should
let It He before the eyes of children,
and I have been a fool In writing to
the contrary. "
Trimble A Cook now carry a stock
of buggy and hack wheels iu all
grades. The prices are right
. Inside Inn.
Couiraoti have been drawn np and
si guod to provide an inside inn for the
Lewis and Clark fair grounds. By
the terms of tho contracts the lun
will cost not less than 1 123, 000 aud
will have 000 rooms with provisions
for the addition of as many more as
may become necessary. Work Is to
oomuicnoe at onoo and will be finish
ed by May I, when the hostelry will
be thrown open for service.
Several local investors are interest
ed in the inn, although the promoter
and principal Investor is, Mrs. J. T.
McCready, of Buffalo, who has been
considering the inn proposition with
the Exposition management for tho
past week. The uames of the Port
landers whose names appoar on the
contracts are withheld.
Work is to commence at ouce.
Mrs. McCready brought a competent
builder from Ht. Louis and he will
commence operations without delay.
The Inn is to be opened May 1, a
mouth before the fair opens, for the
accommodation of Eastern and forelgu
representatives, who will be at work
about the grounds with their exhibits.
Condor Company Extending
The current wires for the Condor
Power Comfany are rapidly being ex
tended from the company's electric
station at Oold Ray to Medford and
Jacksonville, says the Suntinol. The
wire to Medford will be completed
uext week and within 10 days the lino
to Jacksonville will be up. The line
for Jacksonville branches from thn
main line at Central Point aud follow s
the county road to this place. The ex
tension of the Hue to the Opp mine,
Btjwhlch power and light will be sup
plied for thn 20 stamp mill uow being
put In at that mine, passes up Jackson
creek through thu north part of town
aud np the cemetery road and acrota
the hill to the creek at a point bejond
Judge Day's a d thenca up the creek
to ths mill.
Order seals aud
A. E. Voorhies.
rubber stamps of
THF.RP. ARE ONLY TWO
TsW HTfcl nil HsMlf "
P E N S
AND ALL THE OTHERS.
CALL AND SEE THEM AT
Clemens' Drug Store,
Grants Pass, Oregon