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kOGUElRlVEk CdUfeiES, GfcANfS PASS, OREGON, OCTOBER 13. 1905.
'Count, weigh and msomre eterylking yw
buy." Anurimn Urocer.
For your fall supplies in
Items of Personal
This season's canned goods now
arriving quality is very good.
BUY YOUR DRIED FRUITS
EARLY Prices will be higher.
Ashland Tomatoes, Beans. Pears
and Peaches by the dozen or by
THESE GOODS ARE
In Flour, Rolled Barley or Feed,
we carry the best at right prices.
CHASE & SANBORN'S Cele
braied Teas and Coffees, LIPTON
Teas and BURNETT'S Flavoring
Extracts are on top for quality.
The place to get them is the
Father Datin Transferred.
Father Paul Datin loft last night
for Brooks, Oregon, to take op the
work there to which he has been as
signed hy Bishop Christie. In addi
tion to his parorhial duties for the
Brooks church Father Datin will
have charge of the Catholic mission
work at the Clietnawa Indian sohool.
It was with regret that Father Datin
left Grants Pass for he had endeared
himself to his congregation as well
as to gain the respect and high regard
of the oitizeus of the city. Appre
ciating the ninny courtesies extended
to him while a resident of Grants
Pass and in charge of the Catholio
chorch in this city Father Datin de
sires the Courier to extend his thanks
to all his frieuoV.
Father Datiu's niece, Miss Clara
Conrtois, who mates her home with
him, accompanied him to their uew
home at Brooks. Miss Cotirtois has
been very popular with her associates
iu Grants Pass and her friends here,
while regretting her departure, wish
her every pleasure in her place of
Will Unveil Monument.
Unveiling ceremonies will be per
formed by Azalia Circle, Women of
Woodcraft, at 2 :30 p m. Sundav, Oct.
15, at Urauite Hill cemetery. An in
vitation is extended to all persons to
attend. All members of the Circle are
requested io iu et at the hall at 2 p. m.
Cook stove and heater wood for
sale at fl. 2.1 a tier delivered. Harry
Smith's sawmill. Leave orders at
Sugar Pine Store.
POLICE COURT OTS
of the other day read, "The prison
er had on him only an empty purse
and a handkerchief." Goodness
gracious, chief, send that man
around here immediately. At least
let the poor man get a pair of the
Kazoo troupers we are selling for
$1.25. Do you need them? We
have some especially good values
in Fall and Winter Suitings at
$5.75, fS.OO, $10 00, $12 50 and
up to $27.00.
COM I A NY.
Outfitters to Boy and Man
U'm n. . . ..
uoftuuu weni hj rortiana I hurt
day for the closing days of the fair.
R. B. and Qraffie Baber returned
last week from Altnras, Cat, were
they attended the fair and races.
oeorge h. Howland returned Hon
oay from a stay of several weeks at
Por'land. Mrs. Howland returned
Mrs. J. J. Bacber leaves this (Fri
uay) evening for Roseburg, where
she will make ber future home, bar
ing aisposed of their property here.
Miss Gladys Blown, who for the
past two mouths has been visitiug
Mrs. Rehkopf. started on ber return
Wednesday morning to ber borne in
Dr. Maud Kremer arrived home Sun
day from Portland, where she is en
gaged in the practice of medioine, to
make a visit to her parents, Dr. and
Mrs. W. F. Kremer.
u. H. KIuds and Ed Binns and
the latter's daughter, left Thursday
lor Portland to see the fair. Mrs
Ad Hinns has been in Portland for
some time and will return borne with
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Coe returned
Thursday from a weeks pent in Port
land during which tbey visited the
rair, and Mr. Coe also attended to
some business matters in connection
with his store.
County Commissioner J T. Logan,
was in Orauta Pass Monday from
Waldo to attend a meeting of th
couuty court, and that evening he left
for Portland to spend a week at the
fair and to attend to some business
J. E. Sharp returned to Southern
Oregon this week to spend a few
weeks here and at Murohv. Mr.
Sharp has spent the past 13 months
at the Coouor creek quartz mine near
Baker City looking after the interest
of Portland capitalists.
W. I. Sweetland got back Sunday
from a trip to Klamath county, where
he attended the county fair at
Klajiaht Falls, and had his horsts
eutered in the races. While in
Klamath county he bought 180 head
of tine niuttun sheep for bis meat
market. The sheep were brought
here by a herder and arrived Tuesday
T. n. James, a former resident of
Kerby, but now of Bucyrus, Ohio, vis
ited the Kerby country last week. Mr.
James is owner of the old CasBidy
place at the edge of Kerby, which be
purchased about ten years ago. After
1 viug on the place a few years be left
for Ohio in 1898, but still holds his
property interests. He expects to im
prove the property to a considerable
extent this year.
A. H. Gunnell came down Thursday
from Jacksonville to remain a couple
of days at his office and with bis
wife in this oity. Mr. Gunnell stated
work was moving iu good shape at
the Oregou Belle, at which a 10-stamp
mill was recently installed. Two
shifts of men are employed and three
power drills are op-rated in the mine
working, and the new stamp mill
works to perfection.
J. P. Conder, State S. S. evangelist
of the Christian chnrcbes has been in
Grants Pass attending the convention
of Southern Oregon. He filled the
pulpit at the Christian church both
morning and evening on the Hi li and
on Monday, Tnesday and Wednesday
of this week conducted an institute
for the teachers aud workers in the
Christian S. S. He went to Ashland
ou Thursday morning to conduot an
George C. Calhoun returned this
Friday from Portland where they had
speut several days in the wholesale
houses having additional stock for his
winter and holiday trade. Mr. Cal
houn laid in early in the Fall a veiy
full Hue of goods for his oloihiug and
furnishing store, but ho great has been
his sales for the past mouth that he
found his stock runniug short on
many lines aud to replenish these
lines aud to add to his general stock
made the placing ot this second order
Marble Deposits Are Investigated
Ward McLanahsn, who had been
spending three weeks in Oiauts Pass
aud vicinity looking over the resources
of this section, left Thursday for
Mexico, where he goes to look after,
some mining interests held by his
father, 3. C. McLanahan, and others
of Hollldaysbnrg, Pa. At the conclu
sion of his business in Mexico Mr.
McLauahan will go to his home iu
Pennsylvania, or return to Grants Pass
as his father may direct.
Mr. McLauahan was so greatly
pleased with the many oppotuuitirs
for safe, profitable investments iu
Southern Oregon that he gave a favor
able rep rt to his faihrand associates
and they may decide to make large in
vestment here. Mr. McLanahan, sen
ior, made a fortune iu the manufac
ture of lime in the East and his sou
made a careful examination of the
immense marble aud nmesioue aepos
its of the Applegate aud Illinois Val
leys with a possible view of their tak
ing up the mauufaclure of lime here
in Southern Oregon.
Hoodlum Boy Create Disturb
ance. The boodlumisra of two boys has
lauded one iu the jutsice court and
the other a fogitive. Toesday even
ing a gang of Third Ward boys were
tiring revolvers and making a distur
bance near the residence of Frank
Kn nolds on South Eighth street.
Mr. Reynolds went out of his house
to quell the disturbance aud got his
head badly bruised by rocks thrown
by Urover Montgomery and Loreu
Butler, so he claims. He swore
out a warraut for their arrest, but the
oflicers are unable to find young
Mcntgoroey. who is 16 years old.
Young Butler, who gives his age as
17. was arrested and tried before Jos
tire r'urnian Friday and placed under
100 bonds, which bis father secured
for him, to appear in the circuit court
ou a charge of asmnlt and battery.
GET TO RIOTING
Kill Their Foriman't Wife and
Hold Up a Train-All Are
A Brief Record of
GRANTS PASS TO
HAVE DAILY PAPER
A riot occurred Friday night at the
railroad camp near Glenbrook, five
mile north of Riddle, where a gang of
Greeks is employed by the a P. Co. id
making a fill, that resulted in the
death of Mrs. John A. Petersein, wife
of the foreman and the wounding of a
The Greeks had become angered the
previous Sunday at their foreman,
John A. Petersein, because they were
not allowed to work that day, as bad
been their cq torn, and on previous
occasious they had made dire threats
against freight train 'crews for
heavily jolting the cars in which the;
slept by being bumped by freight
trains that were being switched.
That night the south-bound freight in
taking the Uleubrook siding to allow
the second section of No. Ill passeugtr
train to pus. The freight train gave
the cars occupied by the Greeks a
heavy jolt, so Foreman Petersein
reports, the car occupied by himself
and wife being coupled to the bonk
cars. Iu a moment the Greeks
swarmed out with guns aud began to
shoot at the freight tiain crew which
cousisUd of Engineer J. L. Woodson,
Fireman Jesse McCulloch, Coudootor
Fred Uolliugs and Brake" men C. E.
Johnston and F. J. Birmingham.
Woodson and McCulloch were driven
from the engftie ly a fusillade of
Bullets, which riddled the cab. tloll
ings, Birmingham and Johnston, not
having au.7 weapon, were also obliged
to flee for safety. Johnston, however,
according to reliable reports, ran to
the nearby house of a trackwalker
aud, securing a rifle, returned to his
train and gave battle to the Greeks.
He fired the only four shots iu the
weapon, so the s'.orv goes, wouiidiim
one of the Greeks and causing the
rest to disperse. About thi-i time.
Foreman Petersein and his wife, at
tracted bv the shooting, went to the
doorway of their car and ieered out
into the durkueBS. At the fame time,
the other foreman Thos. Scott, who
occupied the next car. joined them,
standing ou the ground below. Sud
denly three shots rang ont in quick
succession. Two of them barely
missed Scott's head and the third
struck Mrs.Peterseii; in t ho right eve.
piercing her brain aud killing her in
stantly. Then all was quirt. The
identity of the person who tired those
three shots is a mystery. They were
fired at a veiy narrow angle as the seutiug the chorch, S. S.
nrst section ol the passeugei tram E
was staiuuug on the opposite track at
The belief prevails that the bullet
which ended Mrs. Petersein 's life was
intended for her husband and that it
was fired by one of theGnoks. It is
reported that the Greeks had threat
ened to kill Petersein, and that on
Monday he had sent to the R. K.
company his resignation as foreman.
A message was sent to Kosehurg for
assistance, where a posse of 28 men,
headed by Deputy Sheriff Bomird
aud Marshal Jams, left for the scene
ou a special train.
ttheu the ollicers arrived thev found
that the passenger train and the
freight traiu had both parsed aud the
Greeks had retired to their bunks.
The Greeks were taken to Kosebura
and the militia company ordered not
to guard them, pending the investiga-
1 u of the affair, which was beuan
Thursday by the coroner of Douglas
county. The body of Mrs. Petersein
was taken to Kos.-burg tor interment.
RANTS PASS SCHOOLS
Large Gain In Enrollment Over
Following is the report of attend
ance at the city schools of Grants Pai-s
for the school mouth ending October
o k v. s. a-Tj
S 5 ? h!5
Teacher- 3 2. ? , 5 H o' 3
' s ; E -
i 2 5 3
1st . Miss Hogan . . . 4'.i 2Ji! 2 Wi
2nd Miss Guthrie . 44'.Hi,; Silil
3rd. Alias Oeorge. . . - 1 it j o ln
I Total i:i:ii;iv OK?
st. Miss Hesllu. .
Miss Cherry. .
4th. Miss llolgute.
5th. Miss Crane. .
Bin. Mr. Bish ...
!i 1 2 !
4;. la l
52 17 I
4H II ;
42 12 1
Total ; 2Hi:i '
4th. Miss Peck . . .. i f M'..'
fit h. Miss Pool I 41) V'i
Miss A met .
th Misi Toffs
Hth. Miss Agnew . .
Mr. Hanson ..
4.1 22 S,
:w i s,
! Total . . . . 82T (Hfc 12!)7
Total for entire
school . I 72it l.'i'i
For the tfrt month of last si ssiou,
1V04-S, the report of attendance wi s as
Total number enrolled CHI
Total number days abseut H'Ji
Total number cases tardiness . H'i
Percentage of attendaucu U7
A j an incentive for regular attend
ance a reward of one "h ur off" is
given to auy grade having no case s of
tardiness as shown by the teacher's
monthly report to the superintendent;
also a reward of i ne "hour off" is
giveu to any grade whoe -rceutage
of attendant c of lHi per ecu' or better.
Any grade filling both of these reqnj
sltes is entitled to one-half day's holi
day. It is hoped the par'nts will aitt
the teachers and pupils iu their effor'a
to mase a high reco'd in attendance
f' r each month. Regularity In at
tendance is the first essential of good
progress in sturfits.
R. R.Turner, Kupt.
The celebrated CARSON GK A HKri
now on sale at the White House j
A telegram from Rev. H. H. Brown
received Friday, says that Rev.
Arthnt Hicks, of San Francisco, will
occupy the pulpit at Bethany Presby
terian chorch Sunday, October 16.
The violin recital at Woodman
ball Saturday evening given by
Alvin Hall of Oakland, CaL, was not
very well attended, bot those alio
attended were well pleased. Master
Alviu is only 12 years old and handles
the bow like veteran.
miss r.ui Howard will give a
piano recital at the Mining Exhibit
building, Monday eveniug, October
in, for the benefit of St. Lake's uew
Guild hall. This is the first oppor
tunity Grants Pass has had for two
yean of hearing this talented musi
cian and all should hear Miss Howard.
Mrs. W. W. Walker is down on on the
program for several vocal numbers.
Admission 35 cents.
James and George Failey weut to
Jacksonville Monday to work at the
Oiegou Belle mine. Both are expert
machiue meu, James having the repu
tation of bieug oue of the best men in
Southern Oregou with a drill. The
Oregon Bello is how operating three
power drills aud the Farloy brothers
will have charge of them. Al John
sou, another Grants Pass man and an
expert machine man from the Granite
Hill mine, is at the Oregon Belle in
charge of a drill.
The first of the series of four high
class entertainments for the winter
that were secured through the efforts
of a committee of citizens was given
at the opera house Monday, aud if
the three yet to be presented to
Grants Pass audieuoes are as pleasing
as was this oue there will be no re
gret by those guaranteeing the ex
peufe of the eutertalniueuU. The
Monday night event was a musical
per ortuauee giveu by the Parland
Newball Company. Vocal selections
aud bell riugiug were the features
and the prolmged encores, from the
audience, which was so large as to
fully occupy the opera house, proved
that the selections were well received.
The Southern Oregon Convention
of the Christian churches met
in Grants Pass Thursday and Friday
of lastwuek with delegates present from
Jackson, Jospehiue aud Douglas",
counties. Sessious were held repre
Y. P. S. C.
snd Christian Woman's Board of
Missious. A permaueut organization
was made with A. C. Corbiu of Ash
land as Prtaideur, Clark Bower of
Grants Pass General Secretary, Mrs.
Edna Ranuie of Grants Pass Secre
tary of N. P. S. O. E., Mr. Church of
Medford Secretary of S. 8., and
Mrs. Mary Corbiu of Ashland Secre
tary of 0. W. B. M. A definite plan
of co-owration was projectud with
the thought of strengthening the
weaker places and opening new ones.
Mrs. H. A. Corliss spent Thursday
at Ji lies Creek visiting friends and
she reports that Miss Anna Colvig, by
capturing a deer al.ve has become the
heroine of that valley. Miss Colvig
is the teacher of the Jones Creek
school aud resides with her pareutf,
Mr. and Mrs. Voluey Colvig, iu that
settlement. Last Saturday while Iu
the garden she heard a dear bleating
aud lis struggles in the nearby brush
as it was trying to efcape from a
coyote. Miss Colvig called their dog
which chased the coyote away, and
during the melee the deer, In Its
fright and exhaustion, took refuge in
a brushpile, where it was caught hy
the young lady who held it until ber
brnl her came aud killed it It was a
large yearling and made fine venison
Courier lo Have Evening Edition.
Good Encouragement Given
Grants Pasa having become a city
of 4000 people and with certain pros
pects of even a better growth in the
years to come that will make it the
big oity of Southern Oregou, the de
mand for a daily paper has become
so great that tbe publisher of the
Courier baa decided to begin the pub
lication of a daily edition of the
The first uumber of the daily will
be issued about November 1st In
the meau time added equipment will
be placed iu the office aud a larger
foroe will be employed. The daily
will be of uiodest size at first, not as
piriug to the blanket size of some
ambitious publications, but it will
be well edited, cleanly printed aud
bright aud readable with all the
local news of the city aud of all seo
tions of Rogne River Valley, with
the added teature of the leading tele
graph uews to keep its readers iu
touch with the world's events. It
will be au evening publication and
will be delivered by carri. r to all
parts of the city at S p. m. of eac b
Canvassing of the oity has already
been begnn for subscriptions aud ad
vertisements aud such encouragement
has beeu received as to give the as
surance that the business men and
other citizeus of Grants Pass desire
a daily paper aud are willing to give
it such liberal support as will make
it possible to publish a paper that
will be a credit to the city aud be a
splendid advertisement of the Spokane
of Southern Oregon aud the oity that
is to be the metropolis of Rogue
Dr. Parker Will Attend Mining
Dr. and Mrs. I. B. Parker, who went
to California some timo since to speud
the winter, are at prescut at Ocean
Park. The subjoined note from the
Doctor will interest his and Mrs.
Parker's uinuy friends in this city.
The offer that tin makes to represent
Grants Pass at the National Mining
Congress, which will meet this wiuter
at El Paso, Texas, should be accepted
by the Grants Pass Miuers Association
and thus insure at lesat oue delegate
from this city being present.
Dr. Parker's note to the Courier Is
as follows: "Please forward my
Courier to Ocean Park. We are de
lighted with our prsoiit quartets,
overlooking the sea, about 100 feet
back from the beach. All are doing
nioely. We shall be glad to see any
Grauts Pass people who may come this
way. Will probably be here all wiuter.
By the way, I see the Mining Con
gress meets iu El Paso. I will proba
bly be over there aud if Grauts Pass
I as no representative, will do what I
oau for our section If wishod. "
GRANTS PASS TO
First National Bank of Sonthern Oregon
R. A. BOOTH, I'res. J. U. CAMPBELL, Vice-1' res. II. L. GILKKT, Cashier.
Surplus and Undivided rroOrs
S'J ,000 00.
Receive deposits snhject to check or on certificate pavsble on dmeand.
Mis drafts on New York, t'hicai.-o, Han Francisco, Portland and Seatue.
HiMM-ial faciliUes for making collections through numerous correspondents
R. A. Booth, H C. Kihmey, I'. H. Haitii. Johs 0. Far,
J. T. Terrs, J. C Cahpbxll, H. L. Oils.it.
BOOKS and DRUGS,
GRANTS PASS, ORE.
SPECIAL HAHGAINS ON
Granite and Steel Enameled
Cook Stoves and Ranges
Hair-Riddle Hardware Co.
Boston Capital Backing the Enter
prlsa Furnace to Blow In
Ami the one that will jjivo
you lasting satifaction will
lio the ono on which you buy
A GARLAND STOVE
In looks, material and work
nianshii they aro not hut
passed, and their ta k i n
qualities haveiven them tho
A Larue Stock constantly
on the floor at
The Courli r Is now able loaiiMounre
positivoly tliHt (lrarts Pass is soon to
have a oUHtom smi'ltor. The Hokuo
Kivor Minion, H.nrltiiit & I'owor Co.,
made up of Urants Push and 1'oiUhiiiI
men has sorured baokiuK from snuin of
thn leading caiiitalitts of Iloston, who
have jilnowl to the. credit i f the Hmelt-
r Comiwiiv all the funds that will lie
reijulreil for the construction of the
smelter and for putt inn it into oiera
i lie oroer was iiiarea a month ho
with a Hpokami foundry for the nmnu.
facture of tho fnruaees and Hut ma
chinery aud word hss been received
that the first shipments will he made
the flrxt of next month. The smelter
will he located at Kiivhw molds ou
Koruh river five miles cant of ( i ratlin
1'hss and on the Southern I'aeille rail
road, whern the Kindlier Comt.aiiv has
a Isriie tract of Itind on both sides of
the river. 'Hie smelter for theircHiut
will lie of inn ions iiiii itv per tiny
and wili be of the IhIi t psttern Iu
every reeet The 1 ti r will he o
arrmiKcd that it can be filling' d lit
The hmt of this iii'iutli a Isrire forei
of men will ho put nt work puttuiK iu
the rtnlrosd sliIillK at the Hllielter Hit'
ami ill ci tn-ltui Hull work on lln
Ninelter, me hum mid the in cciiry
builiiiuiiii The ore lilor will lo com
pleteii tlriit and he rcudy to receive
ore by ihe middle of Nuviinbi r. It In
espectii'l lo hsve the furtntCH ready lo
blow in by New Yenra and tho In
a o if u rot hiii of an Industry insde that
w ill he fur-rcai hiii in itn elTn t in
develonjiiK Ihe (irent m I in l h I weallh
of Southern firi'Kon.
"On The limine st Midnight."
Klimt and fiaz.nlo's fninnus M'culo
drama, for which the scensry alonr
cunt (III, (111 will roon he seen here,
"(in The l!ridn st Midnlnht" Is net
n si iihhI innnl iiielodrsina hut a eiinlne
inedy. drama. It la relrenhinuly
free fr in the cut hii I ill n d devicin
of ordinary U and lis to nic slid
mechanics! flTt-tttM are cnriVHled
'Ihe ri'prodtict inn of a famous Jiickmfe
hridite in Chlfauo Is what ifivisthe
play its title mid the wonderful
oieralloij of iliis iiiimtei pn-ee of eu
Kltnentllf is ri'. tlidili'nl Willi thrilllllK
('curacy. 1 he huire vslvet oH'ii and
Vesnel INltHe thrnuuli V it and
humor follow each oilier through the
play like suunhine snd shadow on a
whowery day until the devotion of a
bl Hid mill hi r is flnallv rewarded ami
W. B. SHERMAN
Ileal Eslaio and Timber
ROOMS 10 & 12, MASONIC TEMPLE
GRANTS PASS, OREGON
A Fine Fins Pole
The HIkIi Heboid huildiiiR is to have
a IhiR pole that will far overtop the
little stick now dniiiK duty as a Hii(i
jiole ou the cupolu. The now polo is
UK) feet IiIkIi and will he set lu the
yard in front of Ihe building. It is
of Or aud was rut on Louse crn"k and
hauled to tin school grounds Thuis
duy. It is a very symefrlcal pole snd
the fine flag donated to the school by
tho Woma'i's Relief Corps will show
to line advantage.
('. II. Clements Itn h sold his nlwract
bouillons to J. K Ilnir and will here
after devote himself to his law praii
tiei. Mr. Hair whs m ill this Hum
mer maimgcr of the Williams HroH,
ShkIi fc lioor Factory, when It wsn
sold to tbe C. I', it. . I,. Co. ami h Is
acitieful, thorough business man who
will lie iiuite sure to make a success
of his uew venture.
Another Althouae Placer
HhorllT Lewis and Kd Litter went
lo Althooe crook Monday to look
aftir the work that Is being done to
equip a placor proptrty .they have on
that stream,- with a giant. Wednesday
evening Hlierlir Lewis received a
telephone nierssge that his wife was
seriouslr 111 and he aud Mr. Lister
at once started for Urants Fsss arriv
ing here at II o'clock the next morning.
Mrs. Lewis is now much better and
they t-ipeot to return to the mine
next week. Thev am putting in
ditch and a big Hume and will install
a No. H giant, which will work under
a held of 2. feet. They have a
Inrgn acreage of old channel that
proniectH very rich and they eipeot
to make some big oleau-nps.
"Hose of 1'eru" from Carson, fluost
grapes White House Grocery.
P D A Hl L" ' nnnP tliepsrt if It-ddy, tho minchlevou
IjnMVIrn nnlllS '" '"' panloularly in, HI
UIIIIIIIL.fl U I I JJt provoking. There are mauy other it
Odd Fellows' lilock.
l)re House, Hstunlsy, Oct. M.
Seats on i'iIh at Uei'uy's. I'rice 3.',
6(lc aud oc.
R. L. BARTLETT,
I'ownril 1 :.. ! HI., . (iniiifa 1um. Otviu