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SOGCE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS. CftEGOtf. AUGUST
That cool weather struck us, don't
you think so?
What have we good to eat did
you say? Well, how would nice
ripe Tomatoes suit you, price 7c
Peaches also comingin the market
at a more rasonable price.
Can your Blackberries now, 75c a
No. 1 sour p id It f 15iiqu8
No. 1 sweet pickles 15c per quart
Ripe Olives in bulk, in glass or in
For coolrefreshing salads we have
the finest Olive Oil obtainable.
Nice mild full cream cheese,18 to
Edam and Pineapple cheese.
In canned lunch goods we have
imported Kippered Herring, Soused
Mackerel, Mackeral Tomato Souse
or in Mustard.
American Sardines 5c.
Deviled Ham 5c and 10c.
Van Camp's Pork Beans 12 4c to
Armour's sliced Bacon or Ham.
Summer Sausage and cold boiled
White Hoose Grocery.
Headquarters finest Teas and
Items of Personal Interest.
THE BUSINESS POINTERS
Mri. Geo. H. Durham and Miss
Mae Bishop are visiting friends in
Ashland this week.
W. H. Sweet, wife and child ar
med at Grants Pan last week to
make tbeir borne here.
R. Thomas is spending the week
at Cinnabar Springs hoping to re
ceive benefit from the water and the
A. Letcher and family returned
Thursday from their Crater Lake trip,
having had a very enjoyable time.
Miss Ruby Light, a bright youug
lady from Leland, has taken a posi
tion in Dr. W. H. Flanagau's office as
R. E. Guthridge and wife and
Elmer Hayes and wife leave this
week for lower Rogne river were
they will go into camp for 10 days.
Mrs. N. P. Dodge retarned Tuesday
from a 10 days trip to Portlaud daring
which she attended the Lewis and
Clark fair aud visited with friends
Mrs. Rose Hollenbeck, on her return
from visiting Miss Ethel Palmer at
San Francisco stopped off at Grouts
Pass and spent a few days with Mrs.
R. P. Cheshiie.
Mrs. L. M. Kane and Miu Estella
have retarned to their borne at San
Francisco, after spending a few weeks
with Mrs. Kane's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. P. Toffs.
Attorney A. S. Hammoud re
turned Monday from a business aud
pleasure trip to Portland. Mrs. Ham
mond remained to visit with her
relatives for a week longer.
James Trimble aud wife went to
Portland Wednesday for a stay of a
week or two. Mrs. Trimble has been
ill for many mouths aud will while
in Portland will enter Mt. Tabor
Mrs. Chan S. Moore of Salem, Ore.,
has been visiting her sinter, Mrs. W.
C. Hale and her mother, Mrs. N.
Lang we 11 who is also visiting Mrs.
Evan Win er leaves this Friday
evening for Koxeburg to remain, he
haviug takeu a position with the
Southern Paciflo Conipauy at that
CLOSE OUT PRICES
We are offering our entire
stock of Crockery and
Glassware at prices that
are sure to make them
Hair-Kiddle Hardware Co.
News Notes From the Business
Men to Renders.
A good ft room lionse, woodshed,
chicken house aud park aud a fine barn
together wth a half acre of ground in
a choice location for 11000 on easy
terms. Several nice oak trees on the
place. Mnst be sold soon. W. L. Ire
laud, The Real Estate Man.
Do yon know that you can make a
five days visit to the Exposition at
Portlaud, including railroad fare aud
all expenses for 2ii. 5 : ten days
$!il.U5 full information cau be secured
on application at this nHlce.
G. P. Jester, Agt.
In SUNSHINE or RAIN
Somo Hats are "fair
weather friends," look sleek
and liandome when new, but
slump when a storm comes
never to regain their shape;
or fade after a few months
exposure to the sun.
, There is one Hat that
keeps its shape, color and fin
ish, because there is real
quality in it ihrouph and
through; and it doesn't re
tail t five dollars, but at
GRANT'S PASS. OREL
Nugget HaU are made
exclusively for our trade.
They are correct shapes the
kind that appeals to the most
willing to go to school?
is a simple way. Just drop
in. look them over, then if
Frank Smith Held for Arson.
The examination took place Satur
day before Justice Geo. P. Forniau of
Frank Smith, charged with setting
the Are that destroyed on Wednesday
night of last week the Eagie Brewery,
ice works and saloon, aud owned by
August Fetscu. The ttate was repro
seuted by Deputy District Attorn y
Geo. II. Durham, while Mr. Smith
was represented by Judge W. C. Hale.
A uumber of witnesses were examin
ed aud while no direct evidence was
brought that Mr. Smith was guilty
of the crime, vet the showing whs
sufficient to warrnt his being heln for
trial iu the circuit court. Justice
Forman plt-ced his bonds at f2"0
which Mr. Smith gave with George
Good and George Binns as sureties.
Mr. Smith is s young man aud has
a wife and baby. He came to Grants
Pass last January from Han Fiaucisco
and for a time was head waiter in the
Hotel Josephine diuiug room. With
the opening of the Eagle brewery and
saloon he took charge of the latter, as
bartender aud conducted it nutil it
was destroyed by the fire that had so
many suspicions circumstances to it
as to get him iuto a serious position.
141 Hunters Liscenses Issued.
The open sea on for buck deer
opened Tuesday the liith and huuters
are now at liberty to shoot a burk
without waiting for it to attack
them. as was ttie rule duriug the close
season. Coouty Clerk Cheshire has
issued 141 huuters llceuses, all to
residents of the conuty. Thtse
licenses to residents cost (1 and n
pire on December Slst of the year io
which they are issued. hunting
licenses for non-residents cost flO.
The excessive bunting in former
years by gangs of professional hunters
wbo were after deer skins, and hy
tourists who were desirous ol making
a big record in hunting so decreased
the deer that they are not as nuoi
eroos as in the early days when deer
were here by the huudreds iu every
part of Southern Oregon. The
numerous forest Ores aud the excei-
Are you lie dryness of the summer lias cut
i , 'short me reea in ins urns ana iu
1 litre J,,. hte . no ro
dier bats g. ne to the
tracts were they are
still harder tu shoot.
The Ajax mine on Mt. Reu
-m nick in lnv urprrivn uith.beu. owned by R. Williams and R
. .. . T I O.
each Hat the rsuggct guaran
Outfitters to Boy and Man
Virtue, of leland, lias ben boo'id
to Col. J. P. Blaisdell and Eastern
associates. A substantial payon-D
as made on the purchase price of
I It, WO. Tbe Ajai mite is expected
to bo a larger prodocer. A large mill
will soon be placed on the property.
The AjaJ vein bas a width of about
fees, principally low gr-ae ore.
Work will commence at once aud a
large force will be employed. Glen
Mrs. J. R. McEnight left Sunday
for Portland where she will spend
three weeks with frieuds aud in
viewing the fair. Mr. McKnight will
go to Portland about September 1st
to spend a week, when he and Mrs.
McKnight will return home.
Mr. and Mrs. Bromfield of
Haubdtstade, Ind., are visitiug their
daurhter, Mrs. Chas. Patrick at
Rosebug this week aud will speud a
few days in visitiug tbe John Patrick
family who were their neighbors in
Ike Davis last Saturday received a
visit from bis brother, J. D. Davis
of Oklahoma, who staid here until
the following Tuesday. The brothers
have not met before for 38 years.
Jess Cheshire psassed through
3rants Pass Friday from Astoria,
where he has been in business, bound
for I'onapah, whee be will try his
fortune in the new Nevada gold fields.
Waiter and Samuel Locke, two of
the popular boys of Granite Hill,
where they work in the mine at thai
place, returned Snnday from Portland
where they had spent a wees seeing
the sights in that city and at the fair.
C. F. Bates aud family returned
this week to their home at Montague,
Cal. , after having spent nearly three
weeks with his brother, Nate Bates.
The two families spent two weeks
very pleasantly camping at Steam
boat. Mrs, S. J. Simpson arrived Snuday
Princeton, Ind., to speud a few weeks
with her sister, Mrs. John Patrick.
Mrs. Palrick came West 20 years ago
and has not Been auy member of her
family since that time nutil Mrs.
J. C. Mattisou relumed from Port
laud Thursday with Mrs. Mattison,
who has been a patieut at the North
Paciflo sauitariuui for some time past.
Mrs Mattiscn is geatly improved in
health bnt will remain in Grants Pass
some weeks while Mr. Mattisou goes
James Fureu one of the best known
residents of Brigga creek, was iu
Grants Pass Satutday. Mr. Fureu
during the summer attends to his
stock farm, while duriug the winter
he operates a placer mine that h Iihb
on his place.
Mrs. Minnie Vedder was iu Grauts
Pass Saturday to visit her sister. Miss
Ruby Light, after which she weut
to Lelaud where she will speud two
weeks w th net parents, Mr. aud Mts.
E. M. Light, then returuiug to her
home in Baker City.
Mrs. Josie Miller, of Cleveland, O. ,
spent Thursday and Friday in Grants
Pass, the guest of her consin, Mrs. A.
E. Voorhies. On Thursday a trip was
made to the Golden Drift mine where
Mrs. Miller got her first glimpse of a
placer mine in relation and saw
gold panued ont of the virgin Foil.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Moss left for
Portland last Snnday, where they
will spend a witk while viewing
the fair, and wliile Mr. Moss investi
gates the prospects for iuvestors com
iug to Josephine ccuuty. During bis
absence Mr. Moss' real estate Dice is
in charge of Miss Ida Robertson
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Cook of Med-
ford, arrived iu Grants Pass Wednes
day to locate permanently. Mr.
Cook was formerly the foreman of the
Iowa Lumber aud Box Co., of Med-
ford aud has come to this city to take
a similar position with the California
Piue Box aud Lumber Co., aud they
will occupy the Wade bouse in East
Warren Forman arrived last Friday
with his family from Pittsburg, Pa.,
to spend three wteks at the homo of
bis brother, Justice George P. Fur
man. Mr. Furman visited Grauts
Pass 14 years ago and the town has
increased so iu size since that time
and so many large brick Mocks have
been built that he could ha lly
recognize the place.
Mr. aud Mrs. FrBiik Lee left Wed
nesday for Portland, where they will
view the fair, and Mr. Lee will also
attend to some business in connection
with bis fruit trade. They wi re ac
conipanicd by Miss Stella Roberts of
Reddiug, Cal., a sister of Mr. Lee
who has been here for the past week
on a visit. During Mr. Lee's absence
his fruit store will be in charge of
bis brothir, Elmer Lee.
Little Laura and Ciuidcn Mitchell
daughter and son of Mr. ami Mrs. A In
Mitchell, had an outing in the
cnnntiy last week that they very
much enjoyed. Miss Laura returned
Saturday from Evaus creek, where
she had bix n a guest st the heme of
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Silshy, aud Cam
den came homo 7 uesday from near
Wilderville where he had had au en
joyable time with bis boy frieuds at
the home of J. II. Kotiinson.
Misses Elsa and Dorothy Drajsr,
daughters of Colonel and Mrs. T.
Walu-Morgau Draper aud who are
speudiug the sniuru r at the Drajwr
country home at Takilnia, cane to
Gran s Pass Tuesday aud met their
father, who had been on a business
trip to Sn Francisco, aud with him
they proceeded on to Portland, where
they will speud two wt-'ks with
frieuds aud m viewing the lair.
They will also lake a trip to the coast
for a few riay.
Mrs. Klinewith aud her nephew
Will Kelletmau, of Newark, N. J..
are the guests of Mr and Mrs. C. N.
Hathaway of New Hoie. Tiny are
hard tu find, aud old friends if the Hathaway family
and an making a tour of the Pacific
coast. They have so far taken iu all
tbe prlcipal places of inUreal in
eluding the Yellowstone Park, the
Lewis and Clara exposition and
Grants Pass. They will continue
ti.e.r trip through California aud
from there bark to tl,ii home In
Fruit Cans at Cramer Bros.
Violin, etc., strings Courier Build
ing. W. B. Sherman Real Estate. Tele
Souveuir Post Cards Courier
Give yonr frieuds a Stage Hue the
Bicycle Bells aud Lamps at a dis
count at Paddock's.
W. L. Irelsnd, the Real Estate Mau,
You will alwavs find matter of in
terest in onr classified ad column.
Two for S ceuts colored stereoscopic
views at the Courier building.
Maps of Oregou Washinton and
California at the Music Store.
Patton's Sun Proof Paints, Oils,
Lead aud Brushes at Cramer Bros.
A publio typewriter can be fouud
at the Courier Building at all times.
Miss Irelaud is a resident piano
saleslady aud gnarautecs satisfaction.
INSURE vour HOPS this year in
the SUN INSURANCE Co. W. L.
W. B. Slierman Real Esti te and
Timber, Rooms t and 10 Masonic
Caps for Masons Jars 15 cents
dozen, two dozen for 35 cents. Hair
Riddle Hardware Co.
If yon want to keep posted iu a
counueic'al way, don't fail to read
our classified ad column.
Real Estate and Timber W. B.
Slierman, Rooms U ami 10 Masonic
Eclns Pollock will sell you a frame
barn, Miil',4 feet, for less than it will
cost you to frame one of equal sizo.
dialing Dishes at Cramer Bros.
DON'T BUY REAL ESTATE un
til von have investigated V. L.
Portland headquarters for Grants
Pass people, McGregor Bros, barber
shop, 24t Yamhill streel.
Eves carefully tested and glasses
fitted to correct any defect of viBion
by Dr. W. F. Kremer, Courier build
iug. Prices reasonable.
Call at the Music Store, Front
street aud see the handsome pianos
Miss I'ulhiid can Bell you any of the
Guitars, mandolins, banjos, organs,
all good instruments at your own
price at Ike Dvis', dealer iu every
thing, South Sixth street.
If von hare LAND that is too
POOR and DRY to farm, I can sell
it for you, if your price and location
are right. W. L. Ireland, The Real
Miss Minnie Ireland now has the
Allen & (iilbrct Hlinihtcr Co. piano
aud orgau agency for Josephine county
and she cau alwavs be found at the
Music llnute. Instruments sold
on easv ravnitnts and old ones taken
Engraved Cards Courier Building.
New Nicklu Plated ware at Cramer
Typewriting and Stenography
ground floor, Courier building.
Corporation hooks, stock certificates
and soils at the Courier otlice
A Brief Record of Local Events.
Sherman Heal Estate and
Rot ni V and 1(1, Musnuic
Go to too Grants Pass Grocery for
the Golden Cheddur brand of Tilla
Aero" Roof Paint will preserve
and protect your roof for many years.
sold hy urauier Itros.
Timber claims. Hoiim sti ads. W.
B. Sherman, Rooms 10 and 13 Masoi ic
Temple, Grants Pass Ore.
The Morrison Improved Hop Press
Is the best press oil the market. You
cau see one M't up at i niuier urns.
BARGAIN A 4-rnniti box house
and thr e lots iu a good location for
$350, $50 dowti and $5 jut month.
Must be sold at once. W. 1. In html,
the Real Estate Man.
Dr. F. A. Clise, the Eye sight
Specialist, has moved his officii title
rignev house u your eve- irnuilo
yon. call and have a ihnrc ug'i ixiimi-
na'inu free and glnssc, ground to fit.
1 hiny years practice.
Chickens wanted by
Walters at the Oregon.
If ymi ca it find better
bargains than we are
now showing in
XICKKL I'li.VT M WAIir.
In the stock which has
just arrivt d from t ho fac
The Litest designs
TEA KETTLES and
If yoo have MONEY TO LOAN, let
me J laoe it for juo. W. L. Irelaud
Tbe Real Estate Man.
Hie Prices Arc Itii;lit
OliU I KLLOWS ISIX K
David Noroross, a student of the
Eugene Divinity College, will deliver
an address at the Christian church,
Sunday, Ang. Sutb.
If yon want to rent a house or keep
pomed in the bargalus in all Hues,
DON'T FAIL to READ our CLASSI
FIED AD COLUMN.
R. B. Baber aud son Graf, went to
Aituran Tuesday to attend the fair at
that place. They took several runners
with them to enter in the races.
The ladies of Newman M. E.
chuich will give an ice cream social
on the lawn at Dr. Fiudley's next
Weduesday evening, Augnst 23.
There was a partial eclipse of the
moon Hobday night, between 0:30
aud 10 o'clock, which was visible in
Southern Oregon, and many Grants
Pass people were out on that eveniug
to watch the event.
G. A. Cobb started for Portland
Tuesday with a car load of water
melons. The melons were raised
partly on his own place aud the ship
ment completed from the fields ad
joitiiug the Dimmlck place. Mr.
Dimniick has about 13 acres which
are yielding a fair crop.
The Chetco Cooper Company is a
milling organization receutly formed
by Ashland men aud incorporated
with a capital stock of a million
dollars. The incorporators are
Thomas Gilliam, Chas. W. Evans and
Clyde Payue. The property which
they propose to exploit is in Curry
county aud consists of IT claims.
Harry Gordon, the 17-year, old son
of Mr. aud Mrs. W. J. Gordon, broke
bis arm Sunday eveuiug. He was
jumping from a spriug-board, aud In
making the jump he fell with one
arm under his body, aud broke oue
boue of t .e fore-arm. The break,
although a painful oue is not serious,
as but oue boue was broken, and he is
getting along nicely.
Mrs. Edith Rehkopf has had built
a drybouse 32x23 feet aud a warehouse
20x40 feet at a hop yard on her farm
six miles below Grants Pass. Mrs.
Rehkopf has 23 acres iu her yard
aud though planted last spring It will
yield fully a third of a crop. Usually
baby hops yield no crop the first year
but Mrs. Ruhkopf's yard is ou rich
Rogue river bottom laud and the viuea
have had extra good cultivation.
The law practice of A. O. Hough,
oiio of Grants Pass' leading attorneys,
has so increased withiu the past year
that Die work had become of late
more than he could well attend to.
To assist him Mr. Hough has secured
the services of O. 0. Bliiuchard, au
attorney from Couucil Bluffs, Iowa
Mr. Blanchard is au euergutio appear
lug young mau aud comes well recom
mended. Miss Jessie Mastlu will
continue to bold her positlou as
stenographer iu Mr. Hough's office.
D. M. DePuy and family loft Tuos
day for Steamboat for a 10 days camp
lug trip. Ira Binns accompanied the
parly, as chief gunner's mato to sup
ply the camp with venison and to
Togorizo the bears and cougars. Her
man Horning was left as lord high
admiral of the popular DePuy con
feet ion and ice cream parlors aud is
gallantly filling the position with
Mjrodit tu hi nut! If and the delight of
trie young ladies, who walk on that
si lo of the street with their ice cream
' This Thursday evening was the reg
ulur dutti for Hie council meeting, but
no business was transacted as a quo
rum was not present. The council
was called to order by Muyor Good
and loll call showed as present Mayor
Good, Recorder Booth, Couucilmeu
Hair, Williams, Hull aud Deau. Ab
sent Bundle, Smith, Putsch aud Cass,
Au adjournment was takeu nutil thi
I Friday) eveuiug, when a quorum cau
In had as Mr. Handle will bo home
finm Ci tlage Grove where he had
gone for some prisoners.
Hon. Thuo. Cameron departed Wed
uesday morning for his home
Jacksonville, aft r sohdiiig two day
iu Grants Pass attending to bust
less mutters. Mr. Can cron came ill
.Monday from Waldo, where be bad
hi en for several days while al he
Simmons-Cairn run & Logan placer
mine, of which C uuty Comiiiissiounr
J. T. Logan is manager. Mr. Cameron
slated that they lately completed
their cleau-up of gold and the luiouut
secured proved I he past seaxili to have
be, u one of the most prolltahle ill the
historv of Hie mine. They also sv
ctircd considerable platinum which
adils considerable tu the value of their
clean up, as that metal is now quoted
in New York at from f-'l to 'J2 an
Irrigation Makes Hig Hops
A sample hop twig has been left at
the Courier office by J. D. Drake,
which he had taken from a bal:y hop
vine ill the yard of H. M. Weston &
Sou three miles below this city.
'Him twig is but four inches long and
has III large, well formed cones upon
It Thn vino from which it was
taken, Mr. Drake stated, was covered
with twigs as heavily ladi II as this
twig. This seetiou of the Wetou
yard was planted this spring and this
is a fine illustration of what Irri
agtiou w ill do for hops. There are
four acres of these baby hops. 'I wo
acies are high bottom laud and has
hud no rnuiiliou e,ther surlace lie-r !
uh-irrig iti u. (In this dry trai t
; there w ill bo baldly fin ouuda to the ;
aire, and will not Is' worlh picking, j
j riie ii'h, r two ai re were plaulid ou
l ,w lund, a foi ne r clianni 1 of iiniue
' nvsr and I'ms had rfict sub irrigf
linn. Ins section will produce fullr
pounds ol Oue hops tu the acre
ol a quality as fine as that shown hi
Mr. Drake. Had the other seel ion of
the yard been irrigated it would have
produced as heavy a crop for the soil
is a tich bottom loam, aud Mr.
We-t'iu would have had I'JOO worth
of hi'ps from it, which wobl bate
been Hear prolit itl.er than the n
ts-use of irrigation, for the gro nd
had to be . ultivatid andiusld not be
Died for other crops.
CAUGHT ON LINE SHAFT
Jay Booth Ha.s . Narrow Escape
at Electric! Plant.
Jay Booth at about S a. m. Thursday
morning was caught ou the line shaft
at the electric light plant aud it is
only through the merest acoident that
he was not instantly killed. He had
been at the plaut showing a new em
ploye how to ruu the machinery aud
at the time was engaged iu oiliug the
line shaft. Tbe oli can not having a
long spout he reached over to remove
the oil cup and cap from tbe one of
bearings and iu doing so bis sleeve
was caupht ou set screw and iu an
instant his sleeve and the clothing at
the small of his back as wrapped
around the shaft aud he as lifted iuto
the air, carried around with the shaft
and his clothing giving away at just
the right instaut he was thr jwu clear
of the machinery aud lauded uer the
door badly bruised aud bo rued by the
friction of the shaft aud the clothing
e g wrenched from his body.
Booth's olothiug from his breast to
ueck was torn off aud thrown iu one
direotlou, wliile the clothing from his
waist to breast was cut off aud hurled
iu the opposite direotlou aud Booth
who was conscious duriug the entire
time had theseusalion of being thrown
pward through I he root aud feeliug
that he was "done for."
An examiuatln failed to reveal any
broken boues or internal injuries and
he is uow rapidly recovering and will
be at work again iu a few days.
BURGLARIZED BY TRAMPS
McCrnskey's Store Broken
First National Bank of Southern Oregon
R. A. BOOTH, Pres. J. C. CAMPBELL, Vtce-Pres. II. L. GILK.KY, tsshier.
Surplus and Undivided ProB's
Receive deposits subject to check or on certificate payable on dnieand.
Nelis drafts on New York, Chicago, Ban Krancisco, Portland and Seattle.
Kieeisl facilities for making collections through numerous correspondents
Saturday night the store of R. O.
McCroskny was entered by thieves and
ahoot 100 woith of shoes, socks
blankets and articles were takeu. The
rear door was very lightly fast lied
aud there being uo light iu the storo
the thieves had little difficulty iu eu
tering the room. There were several
In the gang and it was evident that
one watched for the marshal while the
others ransacked the store.
The burglary was not discovered
uutll Sunday morning but no trace of
tbe thieves could be found. Sheriff
Lewis .Constable Handle hud Marshal
MoUrew attributed the robbery to
hoboes and immediately notified other
towns to be ou the lookout for the
thieves. Monday morning a message
ame from Constable A. B. Atkins, of
Cottage Grove, that they had five
hoboes rounded up who had sold a
lot of shoes to a Jew second-hand
dealer. Constable Handle weut to
Cottage Grove Tuesday morning and
at once Identified the shoes us from
Mi. MoOrokey's store. That evening
he brought the five hoboes to Omuls
Pass and lodged them In Jail. Thorn
day he went hack to Cottage Grove
and brought up M. Blond, the second
baud dealer, aud J. P. Moouey, i
tramp, who had traveled from Grants
I'ass to Cottage Grove with the sus
pected men, to have them as witness
es. I lie notioes gave llinlr names as
Ben O'Neill, Ed Ross. Ed Harry and
James Daily. Their examination was
held this f rldny heforn Justice Geo.
V. rurmaii, George 11. Durham an-
paring for the state, the prisoners
hiring no couuscl. four of them
wore bound over to the circuit court
aud the flllh oue will have his ex
ninitatlon tomorrow, Saturday,
Kodaks Courier Building.
Street Commissioner H. II Gllfillan
oompleted this week a concrete bridge
across Gilbert creek on Rogue River
Averue. This bridge has a heightli
to the waterway of nice feet aud a
idth of 111 feet. It is of solid con
cute and has an arched top. Owing
tn the creek not having so high banks
as at A street this bridge has not
cost so much as did tbe A street
bridge, the cost of this bridge being
This makes three concrete bridge
that the city has built and three that
have concrete buttments ami wooden
stringers and planking, and five wood
en bridges lave concrete mudsills.
There are over 40 bridges within the
corMirste limits that are built and
maintained by the city, all 10 foot
and over in span. These bridges ar
across Gilbert creek, Skunk creek
and Blue gulch. The big steel bridge
across Rogue river is under the con
trol of the county and tbe city has uo
It. A. Booth, "H C. Kirsey, P. II Hastii, Johs l. Far,
J.T.Tcsrs, J. C Campbell, H. L. Oileev,
W. B. SHERMAN
Ileal Estate and Timber
ROOMS 10 & 12, MASONIC TEMPLE
GRANTS PASS, OREGON
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M. A MARSTERS, Merlin, Ore.
Breeder e.nd Dealer In
PAIRS, TRIOS, OR CAR-LOAD LOTS
WRITE MK YOUR WANTS OR COME
AND SEE ME. LARGE FLOCK TO
TO EXPORT LIME
Uravnts Pais Mo.rble 01 Lime Co.
Put In Big Kilns on Cheney
Creek to Burn Lime
Uiiloii services will be held next
Sunday evening at the Newman M
K. church and Rev. V. W. f'arstena of
the l'i st Unlit st church of Medford
will preach, Mr. ( ursleus has the
reputation of being oue of the most
eloquent preachers ol Houtherii Oregon
All are cordially Invited.
Knsign Htory of thn Salvation Army
will preach at the I'reshyteriau chinch
hunihiy morning at II a. in. Thn
meeting will be of sts'cial interest to
Newman M K. Church
At ti e New mull M. K. churn i neit
Sunday the holy communion will he
administered at the close of the iiiurii
Tin re is a case of diphtheria iu the
family of O. Gnrslluii, whose lillle
girl died suddenly last week, pre
Bumably Irorn the effects of the same
disease, a danght r of his brother,
who is living with blm, having be.
come a Mlii ted, Southern Oregonliiu
A MATTER OF HEALTH
nai r cans.
Yoo will dud new bargains each
sk iu our olaMifled ad colon.o.
Another industry bus been added to
Jooephlua oouuty aud it is one that
promises to develop iuto snoll magni
tude as will be a most important fac
tor iu the county's prosiiarily. ihe
burning ot lime lias been caxrled ou
iu a small way ever siucu the Whiles
settled In Rogue River ValNry, but
notwithstanding the fact tluili tbern
are luauy great ledges of Uimsuine
and marble containing millions ff
tons yet most of the lime ud fur
building and other purposes has bees
Imported from tbe lime works on San
Juan Island in Puget Sound. The
long freight haul from Norl.hetu
Washington lias made limn an ei
pensive article to builders.
The lime trade is now to be re
versed aud Soul hern Oregon from im
porting will begiu tn esnort lime.
Tbe beginning Iu this industry Is
beiug uiailn by the Grants i'ass Mar
ble & Limn Company, of which J. K.
Verdlu Ik manager. This Company
holds over IKK) acres of laud on I'heuey
oio ik on which Is located ami of the
biggest marble deposits Iu tbe United
Slates. The rock is of ratra tine
ouiilllV fur building nurooses, but
for lbs present its chief vnlue Is for
lime This property was but recently
acquired by the present owners aud
they at otioo teguu In development. A
inuii Ih ago Manager Verdlu pot eight
men at work putting Iu a limn kiln.
'I his was completed some time since
and the II mt lot of limn was burned
last week and is being delivered to
builders iu this uity. Mining' T Yer
din has alieady secured orders for
over 4X) barrels of liuio for Immediate
delivery and be has the prospect of
oher large orders. Their present kiln
has a capacity of l-'iU barrels, hut it Is
the cih etaiinn to this lall ut ill a
new Improved draw-kiln of 4 II I ar
The Southern I'acills), Iu older to
aid the establishment ol this new ill-
du-lry In Soul hum Oregon, has made I
a special car rate for the Company '
and It is tho eipectatiou of Milling' r
Verdlu that iu the near future I hi y
will be ;utting onto the Noithern j
Origou ami the California maikels,
as well s supplying the eutlr hciil!
tr.uli'. For the presmt thn limn is j
hauled by leuiii to Giants I'nss, the
distance hi iug but 11 nub s ovet a I
level and fairly good mud. lly Ihe
tunii the iuilustiy is well estahlirhid :
it la ei pm ted that shipping f.icilllii s I
can be hud by railroad direct from J
the kiln by the propos d Grunts Pais,
innl Crescent City lailiond, H e rciHc !
for whiib will ih mi in the inarj
v If in i I nf Ihe ol,alrv. This IiiiId-Iiv !
! w ill llii lii number lucent ve lo lln-
building of thu railroad that Is lo ip
so iiiuch lor tha dev eloinn-nt i f Ihe
It. Inert I ri'Siilitees of Ji stliliie count r.
(li org i tjiilhre.itl , oii't t f II it hot
an! limit popular dru.'in on Ce
Grants i'ass and Croc tit Cnv run
Huh. resumed bis duln-a .Mond.t.v
afier a lay-off of four days, iIih Hist
vacation be bas bad hi four menti s,
duiiiig which IIiiih be has nut inlssi d
Another Store for Gie.nts P&ss.
A. L. Swayuu left for Portland
Tuesday to purchase the flitures and
the goods for the new grocery aud no
tion store that he will oien September
1st iu tbe brick building ho has re
ceutly completed ou Sixth, near C
streo', Mr. Swayne has beeu iu the
grocery business fur over 30 years and
previous to coming to Grauts Pass
Inst wiulur was Iu business at luUa,
Indian Territory. This will make
uiue stores iu Grauts Pass handling
groceries but as the tuwu is growing
aud ia the tradu center for a very
large territory, embracing all the
priuoipal miuiug districts of Southern
Oregon, there is every likelihood that
Mr. Hwayus will make a success of
While in Portland Mr. Swayue will,
muut his brother, J. II. Swayue, and
the hitter's wife and son, U W. .
tiwayne, who la accompauied by his
daughter. The pony are from Vir
qu, Wiscouslu, sud will come to
Units Pass for a visit with Mr. aud
Mrs. A. L. Swayue and may locate In
Last M-'ertiie.-day, L. L Rrooks, of
Mt. View district, purchasnl- 30,000
pounds of retch seed for shipment
to thi Sonlliern States, lie will
ship it about the H Inst. It Is already
sold In parties III til j South. Mr.
llrooLs Is working up a splendid busl
uess In vetch seed nud Is creating a
market that is worth something lo
glowers of this vicinity, lie bus
evidenced great enterprise Iu working
up this seed business. Corvallis
" II'SII hill iKlt MIIMfll
mhUr Ar.iyly'a lu-nsitr rtf?
I'rnm hi hrtiit
thr. iriiKU'T oj a ti'h,"
u. y :n .i .-Ins. , as f.ir us style
:ttit! sliitf - is toncctni. I, may be tiis
c ivirc' al t. kI.iiicc. . qua'ity
cannot atw. - lie judged in Jul -vaure
unless t i si re nil expert.
Keen hcr tio i n.i '.- oti:itli-it.'-.
"..,V is x...l why )n:i
lnmlil conn k, ;i tleti on want
the kind o! .-li'K.s tl. '. w1 I e:ir fur
a ltitiu time airl i tm s.i!:-d .v'
tion wli;l i' i y i!( wear. All y.-u
have to tnalie ei? iiti of w!ientu
lttv p.cte is Hint the !nn? Ills .or
omfortalilv O n loliii II C'.i.s:'
'shoo fur ladi'. ii'im ilw find at
' Lyii", Mass., in tuts ! ',''i style,
weiinig nualilie- i.d li' mi.? Iel
ler. ! LADIES with .u.ii r fett DC 1"
C. )MFOi in a sii.e mean an
thing tn ou? li so stcji into a pan
'o t.KOV i'S Soft Slims for ten-
HAS M SUBSTITUTE
s trip, ii u waiter how stormy the
w taller or how hot and dusiy Ihe'
d y, he was nlwats ou Ihe box, bring-1
iug hi align through tile 1(1 unlej
diive froui Waldo o I belter time than ;
is made by ihe Humbert Paclllu
trains, his arrival iu Grdiits Pass, trip
after tilp. not varying li inluule
from his regular schedule.
tier f.i I
stt'i lly lini'tl tiuiile.
'i dnlhir mi li.t 1 1- lit I--a
fliMice nil the hiuc.
Grists Psi, Orto a.
Sole agent lor Cion and tiimrr
shoes iu Joseph ine 'Jouuly.