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ROGTTH RIVBR COURIER, ORTTS PS?. 0REO0. FEBRUARY 17. too
Prunes! Prunes! Prunes!
40 pounds for $1.00
Best French Petite, well cured, new crop, tbe regular 4c kind.
We have Sauer Kraut, Home-made Mince Meat, Home Cooked
Hominy, Celery, Dates, Mild
Full Cream Cheese, Carnation
and Oregon Grape Cream.
Fresh Roasted, Just Arrived
WHITE HOUSE GROCERY.
is nioro o:a y told than made.
Tl pi p will bo no uncertainty
aliout your "rood fortune if
you consult us when you
neeil a Stool Rane; Cook
Stove, Cook in Utensils or
any kind of Hardware for
Money saved is money made.
Heres your chance, to save.
Odd Fellows Block.
PATTON'S SUN PROOF PAINTS.
We are Sole Agents in Josephine County for
The 1900 Washer
It is the modern Ball-Bearing Washing Machine
that a child of twelve can run with ease, and
it does the work as no other machine does it.
A trial will cost you nothing Let lis send one to
your home, and if you do not like it we will tnke
it away again, but we know lull will that if you
try it once or twice you would nut l.-l it go for twice
the money ifyou thought you could not get another
like it. : ::::::
We are closing out our other machines at any old price.
The Ocean Wave $7 00. formerly $10.00
The Gee Whiz f y. " 1000
The Kincaid Washer 3 50. " 7 50
We have a number of the Ocean Wave, Gee Whiz
and Kincaid Washers on hand and must n,-t rul ot
OUR PERSONAL COLUMN
People e.a They Cone e.nd Go
From Day to Day
Hair-Riddle Hardware Co.
Real Estate Transfers.
A. J. Strohecker to Mrs. Fannie
Tomes, lo'a It and 13, nlnck T, Origi
nal Towuhitc, with six-room cottage.
Tin above mile was made through the
Real Etatu Agency of Joseph Moss.
$1000 takes-good two story, hvoii
room house wttli small haru, c hii l.cu
house and woodshed Two lota WixlOO
feet each. (No. 353). See Jnw'lili Mo,
THE Real Estate AUENT.
THE KIND OF CLOTHES
You like to have your
boys wear. Good clothes
at prices you can afford
to pay. The hustling by
is the kind we like to lit
out with clothes. The
chap who is never still,
climbs trees and fences
and plays. We have the
clothes to hold him had
them made for his spe
cial use. A suit like
above cut. 3 to 8 yeais
old. $3.00. $4.00 and $5.
We also have a complete
line of suits lor the big
ger boy 8 to 18 years old.
Coupons for the Flag
contest given with evpry
ten cent purchase.
GEO. S. CALHOUN CO
A A C s Improving Grounds.
The iiH'tnlii'tM (if the A. A. C. are
tiiitv diking d, at opjiortniiity offers,
in cleaning mid improving their ball
ground)' in the it part of town and
are plhiiniiit iinpruvr limits which
will tii:tl.c tlicae grounds the best iu
Liii-it year the club acquired the
ground, containing four acres, at a
cum of t and built a grand stand
coMing tM'". besides clearing the
ground of 1 1 1 1 -1 1 and putting it in
hi hi l'. for h.iM'b.ill and foothall games.
Tims year a fence will bu built which
will com ahout iini and other iui
pnriant improvement will be madu.
tile American Atliletio Club was
in g;uii.i il ahout two yeurs ago and
has a p!fteiit meiuhernhip of ahont HO.
the uthi'im are us follows: Presi
dent, Fred Smith; vice-presideul, j
t'hiir. Moore; secretary, Claude
Davis; ln.i-iirir, Will Baughn;
trufiiis, H. 1' rroctor, Will Riggs
aim .1. V Svi.uadt.
The cluh iiirtiiitams a gyiunaaiuiii
in the citv hull which is devoted
strictly to athletic purposes. No
cards are hIIohio iu ttie rooms and
all iujurious habits are discouraged
among the mi'inhera.
The priiii.irv object of the cluh
is to promote athletira aud iu this
directum they have tilled a place iu
Gmua Pass which might otherwise
hae hicn void Two years ago,
when the l,i-i'b.ill spirit was at a
low ehh ill lunula 1'ass, the A. A. C
produced a team which, modest at the
start, increased in excellence out i I
they acquired the championship of
Southern Or' gon. defeating teams
from all of the Kogue Kivel Valley
towns. In the past two years It has
been the A A. C that lias main
tained the credit of Grants Pass on
ttie diamond and the gridiron
'1 he club is a progressive and deter
miiieil orga. izatiou, fulfilling a rom
meurtnhle purpose and la thoroughly
deserving ot substantial and liberal
suppnrt I nun the business men aud all
who enjoy athletic ct.uteata and enter-
Will Observe Birthdays.
The Woman's Relief Corps will ob
serve Lincoln's and Waaliitigtou'i
birthday this year, with the following
program at the lra boose, Toesday,
February 21. at !i l. ni. to which the
putilic is invited.
Prayer . Rev. J. H. Travis
Flag s' 'ii g School children
Kiogta; lip al Sti tches of Lincoln
r sni liuitfto.
! Shct K.ni'nig I-a Mallory
Iii'trune ntal Sola
Recitation Pearl Cunningh'im
Address K. v. H. II. Brown
in-lromi ni jl Mus.c
Recitation Ethel Riggs
Sung" America" . . lf Audiem
L. L. Jewell returned Sunday from
Portland, where lie spent; several days i block which he
on a business visit.
Wm. Hege visited Grants Pass this
week, taking a brief vacation from
his work at the Oro Fino mine.
August HackeDsteiu of Salem was
In Grants Pass this week, arriving
Sunday, to attend the funeral of J.
G. Schmidt .
Mrs. Martin Warner, who has been
quite sick for some time past, is now
regaining her health aud was able to
sit op for the first time on Thursday
Miss Ida Westou went to Portland
Thursday and will spend several
weeks in the city studying the styles
and seleoting goods for the spring
mi lliuety trade.
Dr. Clive Major, formerly of this
city, bot now ot Placer, where he is
practicing his profession, was In
Grants Pass ovei Monday night, a
guest at the Palace.
Orville Stnrgis, who is employed at
the Granite Hill mine, left Wednes
day with Mrs Sturgis for a short visit
vitli relatives at Medford and Jack
sonville. Mr. and Mrs Geo. Cramer left on
Tuesday for a two weeks pleisoro
trip in California. They will visit at
Sin Diego, Loi Angeles, Palo Alto,
San Francisco and other points.
R. D. Buuyard C A. Sawyer, Law
reuce and John Brown left last Sun
day for Kennet, Shasta county, where
they expect to work iu the smelter
now being erected at that place.
Dr. W. L. Cameron, one of the lead
ing surgeons of Medford, was iii3rnnts
Pass Mouday evening in oousnltatinu
with Dr. G. H. Dong'.ass 011 an im
portant case iu Dongluss' practice.
Mrs. J. W. Griffith, now of Ash
land, has been visiting Grants Pass
friends this week. Mr. and Mrs.
Griffith intend soon to remove to
Portland to make their home there.
Misses Mary aud Bessie Griffith will
Mrs. H. 11. Browu of Astoria, ar
rived here Monday evening to join
her husband. Rev. Herbert H Brown,
who this month is occupying the
pulpit at Bethany Prcsbyteriau
chun tl. Mr. and Mrs. Browu are oc
cupying the Geo. Cramer residence.
Elmer Wertz entertained at his
home Toesday evening some 1ft of his
young men friends. Games of
various kinds made op the chief di
versions together with au elegant
louch, made the evening a most en
joyable one to the young men.
.Mr. and Mrs. Charlton B. Perkins,
who left here Inst week to return to
Hong Kong, China, after visiting for
several months with bis parents, Mr.
aud Mrs. H. C Perkins, sailed Wed
nesday from San Francisco on the
I. A. Robie, snperntoudeut of the
i Grants Pass factory of the Calfornia
1 Pine Box & I.umhcr Co. left Sunday
I for San Francisco on business at bis
I Company's headquarters which are
I iu Sau Francisco. Mrs. Robie a
I companied him and they expect to
j be gone about Id days
A. N. Hulbert was in' Grants Pass
Toesday from Sams Valley. Mr,
iHolhert is a leading farmer of his
! section and though residing in Jack-
-ou county, and nearer Medford than
Grants Pai-s jet be does most of bis
trading in this city tor he secures a
better price for bis farm produce here
than in the Jackson county towns.
Mis. Bessie Anderson, Mrs. Alice
RoaftU'BUin and Kay Ruling, after
visiting Lclaml ami Grants Pass for
several days b ft ou Sunday evening's
train for Port land Mrs. Rnscnhuaiu
resides ill that city aud her mother,
Mrs. Andersou and her brother, Mr.
Buling. will vi-it with her for some
time, while Mr Billing is receiving
treatment fur bis eyes
(1. B. Wilson, cf Ncwberg, and a
former neighbor of J I.. Mveis, when
the latter n-nided iu Nealn-rg, was iu
Grants Pass over Sal unlay night for a
short visit w ith Mr. Mn rs mid to see
this city Mr. W ilson 1- now cliief
clerk of the legislative i-ecial com
mittee that is investigating the
a-vluin affairs and lie was off on an
over Similar fip to take
Mrs. M R. Rice, who came from
Portland and lias held the first trick
at the operator's desk in the depot for
the iast two months, lias been trans
ferred to Albanv where she will bold
a similar position iu the deot at that
place. Albany was Mrs bice's for
mer home, her hu-band, now deceased,
having been the Company's agent at
that place for several years. No as
signment for the Kisttiiin made vacant
hv Mrs. Rice's change will be an
nounced until ahont the Uith of next
mouth, the first trie being held ill the
mean time by A. B. Cornell.
W. M. 'fhesliire, who went to Port
land to assist bis wife home, came
with Mrs Cheshire last Saturday as
far as Dillatd, where they stopped to
visit w ith Mrs. Cheshire's parents and
to give her a rest, the journey being
very trying to her by reason of her
feeble strength. They w ill come ou
home the last of this week. Mrs
Cheshiri bad been in Portland for
some time where she had fludcrgoiie a
surgical osratiou. She is recovering
very satlsfactorii and is steadily re
gain tig her strength and has every
prosjsct of fully r-gaining her health
Father T. O Ol rroll of Roseburg
was in Grants Pass Wednesday. His
visit is in the interests of tbe new
Providence Hospital of Roseburg
which is being instituted to meet the
needs of Southern Oregon iu its
It w ill be conducted on the plan of
Si. Viuocul's hospital iu Portland and
A. L. Swain, who recently came to
Grants Pass from Indian Territory
and bought fine residence property
on the head of Sixth street and a busi
ness lot on Sixth street, known as the
Sam A I tell property, is having the
brick hauled for a brick business
will erect at once on
the Axtell lot The building will be
25x10 'set and one story, bot so
constructed that the second story can
he readily added. The work will be
under the supervision of his sou-iu-law,
C. R. Cole, who will hire men
to assist him. The frame dwelling
house now on the lot will be sold by
Mr. Swain to be moved to some other
part ot the city by the purchaser. It
is expected to have the new building
completed by the first of April. As
to who will occupy it, M"r. Swain lias
not decided. He was formerly in the
mercantile business aud be may
pot in a grocery store, and he may
rent it to other parties for store purposes.
THE BUSINESS POINTERS THE LOCAL HAPPENINGS
New Notes From the Buelneee
Men to Renders.
Physician aud Dentist
ttino Comn tor Plntnhini,
Rural mail boxes at Cramer Bros.
VI. Clemens fveaenption Prnumsl.
See Joseph Moss for bargalus in
Brief Notes e.nd Items of Interest
Gentleman's smoke the Stage
and logs for wood.
City Council Meetlno
The regular meeting of the Council
was held this Thursday evening and
all the members were present.
Petition of F. A. Burnett and others
for a granite sidewalk on .North Main
strset referred to street committee.
The committee is also to consider a
petition signed by J. V. Smith aud
others for the opeuitig cf Fourth street
across the railroad grounds.
The petition of V A. Muiray et al
for a sewer in the alley between blocks
fit and 5 was referred to the sewer
committee. J L. Fryer and others
asked that North Main street be
opened through Railroad aud Laurel
Park additions, which is to bo con
sidered by the street committee.
The committee ou tire andJ water
endorsed the petition for a hydram ou
the coruer of Fourth aud Matizauita
streets and the Water Company has
agreed to put it iu.
The need of better fire protection
for the north part of the city was
considered by the council and the com
mittee ou firs aud water was author
ize I to secure au option ou a suitable
The sewer committee were given
further time iu which to make a re
port on the Seventh street and other
Ordinance passed requiring granite
sidewalk ou south side of G street
from Seventh to Eighth and ou north
iido'of H street from Eighth to the city
The garbage question , was brought
op aud each councilman thought bis
section of the city was being made a
common dumping ground for all the
garbage of the citv, while the Mayor
thought no partiality was being shown
anil that such residents as did not ose
their back yards as acatch-ull for rub
bish used the streets and al
leys, some of winch tu consequence
were rendered iu a very nnsauitary
condition as well as unsightly iu ap
pearance. It was determined to pro
ride a public garbage depository aud
that a severe punishment should be
given to all who put rubbish iu the
streets and allexs. Couueilmnu
Hall was author zed to look up a
suitable location for a garbage ground.
The Fire Company were granted
the use of the hall now occupied by
the A. A. Cluh.
The proposition to buy a road roll
er and rock crusher was hrooghr up
and au offci was made, to sell the
machines by the representative of a
Port laud house, but no actn n w as
taken other than to authorize the
street committee to look up piices and
msrits of tint various road machines.
The following hills were allowed:
Mee Restaurant, meals prisoners
Union Restaurant, meals prison
Hyde Bros, groceries qunrmil in
G A lirvou, street work
Scott Pool, street work
I) Morrow, street work
Geo Cougle, street work
F (J Wilcox, street work
Address box 2.SH.
Buy your Incobator of F. H.
Schmidt Iu sells the best.
DRESSMAKING Mrs.!,W. R. Ran
nie, B street, bet. Fourth aud Fifth.
And still lam iusuring'aud selling
real estate at the old stand. J. E.
It you waut to boy or sell real es
tate, call ou Joseph Moss, The real
estate agent. No. 616 "K' St
Sewiug machines (1, A, $10 up to
ftlo at the Singer agency opposite the
Court House. AU the standard makes
Rural Mail Boxes at Cramer Bros.
Give the uew meat market ou
South Sixth street a trial order.
Patillo's is the place.
I want to sell m 4 room hoose ou
Sixth street near Li "any old terms."
J. I). Drake, A and Seveutn streei.
Beau Spray Pumps, with porcelain
lined cvliuders winch ure acid proof.
Sold by Cramer Bros.
John Hackett has owned a boot
aud shoe repair shop in the Axtell
building where he will be pleased to
meet all his old customers aud many
Bicycle Hospital at Cramer Bros.
Houses for reut by SHERMAN
Give your friends a Stage line the
A siileudui line ul Koval Charter Oak
Kanges at Oorun'f
Pruning tfbears aud Saws aud Spray
Material at Cramer Bros.
Our little men's suits just arrived
this morning, lake a look at the
goods aud prices. Geo. S.. Calhoun
Extras for all sewing machines, oils
aud ueudlea at 5o a paper at Singer
Sewing machine agency opposite
A car load of machinery arrived
Monday for the Grants Pass Iron &
Steel Works. In the shipment was a
A-ton cupalo for the fi undry which
with the 2'u-ton cupalo now iu use
will put the foundry In sluisi to
turnout any casting that may In
ordered. A turning lathe with a Id
foot bed able to t a nil I e the largest
shafting that is likely to tie required
for any machine used hi this seel ion
was received as was also a planing
machine that is capable ol planing
iron up to lift inches wide aud 12
inches thick and to any length. A
large drill press ami a number of
oilnr machines are soon to arrive and
when all is installed in Ihe lie
I buildings. now almost completed,
look at j (imuts Pass will have one of Ihi
largest and best foundaries sue ma
chines shops in Oregon ouisido of
We waut yonr property lo sell.
SHERMAN & IRELAND.
U try a Bloe Ribbon, S-ceut oigar.
W. L. IRELAND writes FIRE
Bicycle Hospital at Cramer Bros.
Boyd is giving a handsome present
with each dozen cabinet photos for a
Oliver. Plows at Cramer Bros.
Moore, the second baud, dealer will
buy at the highest price any house
hold or other article that may be
ottered fur sale. Aud lie has every
kiud of au article for sale cheap.
SHERMAN & IRELAND, REAL
Talking Machines and Records at
Properly for sale on the installment
plau. See SHERMAN & IRELAND.
t Patillo's market, South Sixth
street, the meats are smelly first
quality, the cutting tlrst class, and the
$500takes good live room one story
house with one acre ot ground. (No.
;tlii. See Joseph Moss, THE Real
Electro Golden Gloss is just what
you want lor touching up the gold on
picture frames. I liny 2.'ic a box Sold
only by Cramer Bros.
ChapiH'd bands and face Red
blotches aud eruptions prevented by
using ROSE AND CUCUMBER
JELLY (OUKOSA CREAM).
Curtis & Co. fot Watches, Clocks,
Gold Rings and Jewelry, line watch
repairing, engraving. Goods sold al
reasonable prices. Come and see us.
I. O. t). F. Building, Grants Pass,
Buys, little and lug, here's your
chance to buy a bran uew suit jusi
received from the taetory. The goods
are right, the prices are right t lag
coupons w ith every ten cent purchase.
Go i. n. Calhoun Co.
High grade ore iu small lots bought.
W. G. Wright.
Mall Ixix for at Cramer Bros.
STRICKER At Grants Puss, Ore.,
Saturday, Feb II, I '.', to lir. aud
Mrs. hredernk D. Strieker. a
SCHMIDT III this city, Saturday,
February 11, I'Jo-t, John G Schmidt,
aged 41 years.
Mr. Schmidt was a iiiuneer business
man of Grants Pass, where for many
years he conducted a cigar manufactory
and confectionery and tobacco htisi
tn ss. He retired from business about
three years ago aud has -line spent
considerable tune in travehn,!. visit'
lug Southern California and eastern
points. For several months psf, he
bastsM'U in almost a helpless coudii ion
aud ahout a month ago tin was brought
home to Grants Pass from tin- sanita
rium at Battle Creek. Mich., where
he Hud tone iu the hope of relief
Locomotor ataxia is slat-1 as the
cause of 'us death. The funeral ser
vices were held "u Monday al the
Cathol'C church, the business
closing out of respect to the il acd.
1 lie interment wa at the Granite
Mr. Schmidt enjoyed a high repu
tation among hl acquaintances as a
I uiuu of strict integrity and upright
ness. Me leaves a wire, .urs i neresa
Schmidt, and five children : JohnV.,
Frederick. Albert, Harry ami Miss
BASVK At her 'it me uear Kubli,
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,- i i nil , r -ijii-nin . , ' ... um . , ..-..
I Mrs. Klia.beth li.isvo, aged about HO
Mrs. Basve was a Southern Oregon
Mewling at Minerals xhtbitRoom
The executive committee of the
Grants Pass Miners Association held a
meitiug Thursday afternoon. The
resignation of W. B Sherman, the
secretary, was accepted and R. L
Cue was elected secretary. Mr. Shiir
man has made a caiablu secletary
hut his real estate aud timber bust
uess required lii is to be out of the
city so much of the time that i
could not well attend to the duties
of the office
The matter of broadening the scope
of (he exhibit at Ihe room of the As
social ion, su as to include all Ilia
products of Josephine county was
'iik en op and it was decided hold
meeting next Monday evening at the
Association room of citizens of this
county who are interested in the
effort to build up the various Indus
tries of this section. All exhibit for
the U.wis rand Clark fair will also
be coiisidreed. It is exsx'ted that
there will be a good attendance of die
business men of Grants Pass aud (if
minds and others at this meeting as
the questions to la considered are of
oi tauce to ail.
' I ,
Advertised Letter List
Following is the list of litter
mauling III the Grants Pass, Oregon
Post Office, ending February 2, IVSI.I
houses I vir. II Foster. Mi I .nev f jkriuifi.
Rosin Shannon, Mrs Mary Murry,
Misr rank Lambert, Mrs A J Slilmpf
Mrs Lvdia Brown, Mrs. J McKiustry,
F E Williams.
Henry Orei n,
Bert Lew is,
Walker K Smith,
Ellas ( did l a,
H A Williams,
George C Grant,
please ask for letters
will be built in sections. A handsome
location containing four acres near
the Soldiers' Home baa been secured
and work on the first sectiou of ttie
hospital, a (lO.OKl edifice, will be
commenced in the m-ar future.
Next week Father O'Carroll intends
pioneer and a resident ol ttie Apple
gate valley for many y ars. She was
thoroughly esteemed aud re-p.eie by
all her acquaintances Her death was
caused from a lingering illness from
i which she was helpless for months.
She leaves five cbi.dreu. Mrs. Cells
iSlairle of Waldo. Chas. Baste ot
Jacksonville. Tin-odor Baste and I
rtised Februav I
C. E. HARMON, P. M
to lie in Grams Pass lo s dicit sub- j jj liaaye and Mrs. Nettie Cook of
acriptioua in twhalf of the hospital. Kobll.
J. 11 Williams aud T. W Williams
Is-gan Mouday the work of erecting
a planing mill on a block of land they
owu tsiuuded by noyenth, Eighth,
A aud B streets, aud no have the
frame up aud will have. it enclosed by
another week The building la 44 iM)
feet and will wheu eealpped with
machinery coutain eight wo. id work-i might
The Needlework department of the
Woman's Clnb will meet at Mrs. A.
B. Cornell's on Mouday, February SO
Mrs Annie M. Allen, widow of the
late J. A. Allen, has reeived a draft
for $3(100, the amount of the insurance
carried by Mr. Allen in the Woodmen
of the World, from tbe clerk of Rogoe
River Camp, No. f5, of which the de
ceased was a member.
A Conner' by the M. E. Sunday
school will be given in the Newman
M. E. oharch on next Souday even
ing. February 10. Admittance free
A collection will be takeu, which
will be used to pay for chairs for the
primary department. Ever body come
aud bring your friends.
G. W. Steele, who had bis leg
broken last fall by tbe kick of a
horse, ha so tar recovered fvom the
injury that be can readily get abuot
uow ou crutches and he hopes to
have the full ose of his leg within a
mouth or two. Mr. Steele supplied
various miues of this district with
vegetables last season and be expects
to again eugage In the business this
The Headlight restaurant Is now
uuder the solo management of Will
Lempke, he having bought out the
iuterestof H. Willisnn. Mrs. Lemp
ke is uow assisting Mr. Lempke iu the
management of the restaurant and she
makes a capable assistant, for every
thing, both iu the dining room and
kitchen are as clean and ueat as iu the
best home. Mr. Lempke lias added a
lunch counter which he has installed
in a movable tent and has at the depot
each evening. Iu it lie sells tamalea,
Chili cou-carnie, sandwiches and
coffee. While the Headlight was only
opened last full yet Mr. Lempke is
securing a good business.
The recent dry weather buying made
the streets aud roads fairly passable,
the automobile corps was ou iu force
Suuday and the owners we'e giving
their machines a good trial to bo in
readiuess wheu the roads become dry
aud smooth. The Grants Pass autumo
hi le corps ia tube increased by another
member, T. W. Williams having
joined and ordered au automobile
which is to be here iu a short time.
It is almost ceriaiu tiiat two other par
ties will order machines iu the uear
future, which will increase the unmbur
of automobiles iu Grants Pass to
G. M. Savage, who In partnership
with hi brother, W. J. Savage, is
operating a sawmill ou Louse creek,
31-, miles from this city, was iu
Grants Pass, Monday. Mr. Savage
stated that they were running their
mill the greater part of the time this
winter and are getting a fino lot of
lumber iu stock ready for wheu the
build'ug season cqiens. Much of their
luinlier is under cover and will be
seasoned when wanted by builders.
In addition to a tine quality of sugar
and yellow pine and fir, they cut con
siderablu oak and other hardwood
lumber that has the reputation of
being the best that ts brought to the
Grants Pass markets.
The Paeitlu States Telephone Com
pauy have bad the work begun this
week to extend aud improve thsir
telephone service iu tl is city. Mou
day, Manager (Hum received ,a car
load of poles. These sdes are taller
and larger than those now used and
will lie used to replace the oltl hIcs
ou Sixth street from G street to the
bridge and on some of the other prin
uipal streets. The old poles will bo
used to extend new lines lo other
parts of the city. So soon as the new
poles ure all set and the wires strung
additional cables will he put ill to
give connection wild the central ata
tion and a large switch hoard will
bu put Hi. When the Improvements
are all made, the Grams Pass central
will he able to bundle nlKi telephones
and to give a service that will be
satisfactory and fully equal to the
growing demands of the city.
Fred Mcnsch has been awarded a
contract by the Surveyor General s
office for the survey of seveiat tracts
or government laud. Of the laud lo
be surveyed, one tract lies on the
South Uiuppiia ami is in townships 2U
and llOsouih, range I west, another is
iu township K2 soiiih, range II we.-i on
l!ps r Cow Cn ek, Ihe third mn is
near I 1 1 In nl in lowuship .". south,
range ft west, the remaining tract is
iu township -Id south, ..111 east, near
Tule lake in Khiucil'i county. di
Meiiscli will not begin woik on these
routiacls until ahout ihe fli-t of
Aiiril or when the weather In comes
settled as most of the land to be sui-
veyed Is hi Ihe fool In lis of the Cas-
ado mountains and until late iu tin
spring there would be much snow
to mate both ttirveviug and camping
out very unpleasant. Owing to tracts
being small and at a considerable d
tauce from each other, Mr. Menseh
will not engage a regular crew, hut
will secure men in each locality
where he will survey. Meanwhile he
will continue his work with the
Courier, the surveying expedition hi
lug more in the nature of an outing
for recreation than otherwise
(u'U a startling occurrence bap-
is-ued one dav this week at Ihe home
of Will Messinger near Murphy II
had some blasting powder to the
amount of about half a gallon, whicl
had become somewhat damaged. II
brought It into the house in a pall
test its quality, placing a tew grams
on a piece of pa's-r ou the floor am
lighting them Ihe siwihr did not
burn freely, but grains of It would
jump into the air aud fall, stil burn,
iug. One of these fell into the ail
of tsiwder aud const rual ion ensoul.
A blinding flash followed and tbe
rriom was half lull of flame. Several
of the family were slightly burned by
the falling powder, but no sei ious In
juries resulted. It looked for au In
stant as though the hoose would beset
on fire, but the only damage done was
a little burned in the cloth and tiasr
ceiling. The isiwdcr, being tlatuaired,
did not eipltsle with toe vim thi li
would otherwise or the tlreworka
have caused more serious r
1 Special Sale of Shirts I
Wo havo just rowivod from the East
a large lino of Meu'a Work Shirts which
were bought to sell at 50 cents. Since
getting theso in'we have decided to hold '
A Special Sale
on them and beginning Saturday,
January 11th, we will placo them on
sale for one week at 40 cents each; two
for 75 cents.
We will also placo in this sale a
large line of Colored Dress Shirts, stiff
fronts and Golfs, regular $1.25 values,
this salo price 85 cents.
A line of (iolf Dress Shirts, values
50 and 75 cents, sale price 25 cents.
Special salo on Men's and 13oy'
Work Gloves also. ' '
You'll loose money if you miss this
" 1 ' .' V- ' J 1
Grants Pass, Oregon
DO YOU KNOW
That the customer who U br.ited with coupon, raffle tick
ets, voting contc.stH, etc., pays Tor these alleged gifts along with
the goods purchased, for those merchants could not afford to
nor do they practice the generosity that they claim to extend
t') their customers. No lottery scheme is employed to draw
IKE DAVIS STORE
His goods nre marked in plain figures at prices that are
not put up in order to make a show of reduction, bnf are at
the lowest price on which a reasonable living profit can be made.
Small profits aud big sales is my rule and full value is given
on every article sold,
Davis caukikb mouk diffrkknt articles than any
otiii'.r stokk in ouT!ii!KN Okkcom. He buys anything that
is for sale and fills in shortages with new goods, thus malting
it possible for him to supply all the needs of the -
FARMER, MINER" LUMBERMAN AND OF THE HOME
Remenilier the plan; for bargains is at
IKE M. DAVIS'
The Supplier of Kverybody's Wants.
Ranch Hlock, South Sixth Street, Grams Pass, Oregon.
THE VOTING CONTEST
Now Taks thm Flrat
A. A. C 9 74S
Red Men 364
Josephine CI11I1 113
W. U W 50
Klks ...... 45
M li. Chinch ,19
M IMIIIS . jfl
I'' Mill . 46
G A R J4
Royal Nfighliots 31
H i' let 11 Star 1 s
I'u-sliyli nan Cliun'h 11
k n( r in
Old l-illiiw. i
Antli r Cluh
I. .idles I.tlirary 2
Knights of Coliimlius ... I
('oiiHiim ar itivi'ii at tint following
Caral of Tha.nk.
VYh nVaire to eiireaa oar liaeera
tlianka to the frlouda and neighbor
wlin an kindly aliii'd di with ajmuathy
anil aaaiatauoa daring the Mora ot
Mr. Sclitiililt and in the tluia of our
Mra.Tlinrr.iia Hcliuildt and Family.
Tt .if MM . '
(ieo. S f'allinuii Co.
I'aililiH k'a lln vrlii Dell.
It. (). Mrl'm-ley.
('. I,, t'll'Vilfer.
It I,, ('lie ,V I'd
I'luniiiier & Muri 111.
Willie IIouhii tiiocerv
Koiiun Kivi r I'oiuiiir.
it A. ItollTllillllli
MH Mil WeHtoll
Tin. 111. 11 ,1t U'N'elll.
I). M. Ih-I'uy.
All 'oiiioiiM tint lintel! nniHt hi
tiy Muri'li I ; H''iit no rniiniiN uiiIi'Mn
they arn dated
Koh. It, S.iluroin Nntilf, tlm Nmwk-
girl, at tin' open linu,.
Ki-h. IU. Kuiidiiy ll' itiiinltig of week
of col tint' pl ayer int'ett iigi.
Fi'ti tin, MiiiiiUv-S 1 i.il tin i t ;ui!
of huaitieaa 111 u and mlmr at
Miiiith Kxhihti room 10 rniii iter
iiniftiTa of iriitnrtiiii!' to (inula
mid ihe minion iimmii-iiv.
Keh. tf'i, Haturd.iv Sheriff t" h tin in
reii ive tinea on Itiot roll.
Keti 2ii, Siindiiv Wet k tit union mt
viica at kII thii city churidn a.
Mhti-Ii 2, 'I I oraday H-k Social. W O.
W. hull hv I, O. T. at , lirogtaui
Mureh A HiiihIhv Ili'Kiniiing of two
wceka t'Vtugi'liMtic cMiuNtiiri hy
Kxv I) 8 Toy and Frank Dm hi,
ur (ir OM-Vioolor 3.!)0
Shoo ih not 1 ho ("0111111011
jovcrytl iy $3.fi0- nhoo that
voted iiiifiPtiH tlio Hiielvos of the
1 41 r 1 1 11 1 r v shoe storo. It is,
itliP I'oot that ntylMi girls
Mini iiu ii iimiiiri o wwi;' vua
R. L. Bartlett
Howard Bldg. Sixth St