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ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS, OREGON. NOVEMBER 14. 190S.
'Count, miyk and auaiure everything you
ivy." America Uroetr.
Thursday, Nov. 30
Give us your orders early for
Fresh. Crisp Celery,
We will have pientyof "Eggt that are
Most peoole think their dinner not
compete without a pood cap of Cof
fee. WE HAE lT-Finest Mocha
and Java Coffe iu the city.
We also have the Fancy Cluster Rais
ins, 2 pkgs (16 oz). Best Seeded
3 pkgs (16 oz) Best Currants 25c
Fancy Corsican Citron or Lemon
and Orange Peel 20c
New Crop Walnuts, soft shell 30c
New Crop Almonds. I0o
All our Spices and Extracts are of the
best and are absolutely fresh.
New Popcorn that pops.
New t-ilver Thread Saur Kraut.
Home made Mince; "Its good" they
We have more of those good potatoes.
Kemember the place
The Tea and Coffee House.
Items or Personal
Letcher's Jewelry Store
Lowest prices on Elgin and
Waltham watches. Bring
your ' watches and jewelry
that need repairing to me.
All my work is warranted.
That the founders of Thanks
giving Day, tlio sturdy old
Furitans, landing on a storm
and rock-bound coast had the
in it. to stav there and find
something to be thankful for,
That you wt re born to en
joy the benefits of the mag
nificent country they helped
to create, without encounter
ingthe hardships they had
That you reside in South'
ern Oregon, the land of sun
shine, homo of the red apple
and Nugget Hat, and can buy
Clothing, Furnishings, aud
everything for Man and Boy
at Calhoun's, the store where
the lowest prices are always
duoted for the best goods
Until Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 30, we are oflVring al
of our Men's $10 $12; and
12.50 Suits, excepting black
nnrl lil.in Serees. at the low
figure of $-!.
Remember, these are not
m cm its bmi"lit ud for a sale
but are new and stylish
every one of them.
GEO. S. CALHOUN
COM PA NY.
Outfitters to lioyand Man
A. U. Bannard returned Thursday
from a basinese trip to Portland.
H. A. Strieti left Monday for Weed,
CaL, where be will be employed for
Mr. and Mra. J. P. Lntterell pro
prietor! of the Hotel Leland were i o
Grants Pan Friday.
Stanley Uinphlett, who baa been
employed at Portland daring the fair,
returned to his borne in this city last
Mist Pearl Davidson one of the
bright young ladies of Missouri Flat,
baa taken a position in the store of
Mr. and Mra. John Taylor of Ash
land and little granddaugntei. Car
maliU Pool, are visiting this week
with Grants Pass friends.
Miss Margaret Jewell, who ia a
trained nurse in Good Samaritan
hospital in Portland, ia spending two
weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Stephen Jewell, in Sonth Grants
Mrs. Lonis Purdy left Monday
morning for ber home in Grants Pass.
Mr. Purd eipactt to leave here in a
couple of weeks and will go into busi
ness at that place. Klamath Falls
Mrs. Edward Hubbard, formerly of
this city, but for the but two years
residing at Boise, Idaho, is in the
city, on a visit to her father-in-law
and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Benjamin Bull was in Grants Pass
for several days this week visiting bis
daughter, Mrs. J. E. Verdin. Mr.
Ball is a California pioneer of 1851
and came to Waldo in 1857 wbere he
mined for several years. In 18I he
moved with Jiit family to the farm
near Wilderville where be has sinoe
B. F. Banks, Sr., and his son,
Arthur and daughter, Miss Viola have
come to Grants Pass from Bockford,
111., to spend the Winter here. They
are now guests at the home of Mr.
Banks' son, B. F. Banks, Jr., and if
they like the country after spending a
winter here they will become resi
deute of this city.
Mrs. J. W. Searer and daughters,
Miss Mamie aud Mrs. George Pickett,
arrived here Tuesday and are visiting
relatives and friends in this ciiy.
hey were former residents of i rants
Pass, bat now reside in Moscow,
Idaho, and are on their way to that
lty, after some time sreut in visiting
in Southern California.
H. Ray Beckman, after spendiug
wo weeks in Grants Pass on a visit
to his brother, Rev. C. O. Beck
man, left Mouday for his home in
Terre Haate, Indiana. Mr. Beckman
isprepaiiug himself for either jour
nalism or law and will enter De Pauw
University, on his return East, to
take a post graduate course in litera
ture. He was a graduate from De
Pauw last spriug.
Mra. T. Y. Dean was taken to Port
land on the Saturday evening train to
have a surgical operation to relieve
her of the affliction of a floating
indey. Mr. Dean, and Dr. R. E.
Smith accompanied her. Dr. Smith,
returned Wednesday aud he states
hat Mrs. Dean rallied well from the
operation aud that she lias a good
hance for reguiuing her health. Mr.
Dean will remain with Mrs. Dean un
it she is able to return home.
Hon. W. M. Colvig, one of the lead
ing lawyers of Jackson oounty, and
whom the Oregonian iu its write-up
of the Portland business men a ex
cursion to Kogue River Valley, -tyled
the Bill Nye of Southern Oregon, by
reasou of the humorous speech that
he made at the Jacksonville recep-
ioo, was in Grants Pass Friday aud
Satuday on business with his partner,
Geo. H. Duham, in connection with a
number of important law cases they
have in the next term of circuit court.
Rev. C. O. Beckman went to Med-
ford Wednesday mo'ning and remained
here until Thursday evening when he
returned home. The prinoipal object
of the trip was that Bev. Beckman
may attend the Ministeial Association
of the Eogeue District of the Metbc
dint Euiscoiial church, aud to make
the acouaintauce of the other minis
ters of his denomination holding ap
poiutmenta with the Jackson county
churches. Mrs. Beckman accompan
led Rev. Beckman and will be the
guest of ladies of the Medford Metho-
ixt church who have invited her to
Meat Market Changes Hand.
A chauge in ownership in the Peo
nle's Market, has taken plaoe, W. tl.
Pattillo having sold ittoA. I.Mar
tin. Mr. Martin is one 01 me new
lesidents of Grauta Pass, having come
from Mechanicaburg, 111., last fall
and bought a fine farm four miles
west ol this city. He has had 20
yea's experience in the meat business
and he lutends to carry a stoct oi
meats that will be satisfactory to his
customers and to embrace all that is
found in a first-class market.
That the number of people to be fed
in Grants Pass it steadily increasing
is proven by the number ol meat mar
kets that are in the city. The fourth
meal market was established last
Tear and has prospered, and new the
fifth market has been opened and bids
fair to secure a good trade. This new
market it located on West G street
and is conducted by Benjamin Bull
Jr., aud Robert Burns. Mr. Ball Is
farmer aud stockman of Yllderville
and will have charge of the outside
work. Mr. Burnt wet formerly, in
the meat business in this city aud be
i .n einert In the work and will
conduct a first-cuua market.
Grunts Pass Real Estate Valuable.
The lot and building on the south
east corner of Sixth and D streets,
belonging to the estate of the late
W. Seifert, waa bid in at the adminis
trator's tale by Mr. and Mrs. Chat.
Holmes for (1950. There were a num
ber of other bidders aud the price that
they ran It up to shows that Grants
Past propeny is becoming valuable,
for thit lot is but 60 by 110 feet and
hat a small, one-story frame bnild'ng
on it that is of little value.
The purchase was made by Mia
Holmes, who is hire spending the
Winter with her parents, Judge and
Mrs. J. O. Booth. Mr. Holmes is in
Loi Angeles, where he it manager of
the Western Union Telegraph Com
pany's office, bat he will probably
oonie to Grants Pass in the spriug and
may reside here.
Mr. and Mrs. Holmea expect to put
up a large brick block but may not
do that for another year. In the
mean time the preseut building will
Hand. One half of the buildiug is
occupied by J. E. Peterson with his
real estate and insurance office. The
other half of the building, which was
occupied by Mr. Seifert with his
candy store, will be for rent. Mr.
Seifert left uo kuown heirs aud the
money realized from the sale of the
lot, after the burial expenses, the pur
cliasef a monument, aud the costs of
settling up the estate have been paid,
will go to the state school fund.
Greenback Now Operating 40
The Greenback, one of the big
mines that is demonstrating that
Southern Oregon is a ruining country,
is mating good headway in handling
ore since electric power was put iu
and the 10 additional stamps install
ed. The full 40 stamps are now
operated days, nights and Suudavs
and over 100 men are emp'oyed. The
1400-foot level has bet u reached and
the vein is holding its size aud values
in a wav that is most encouraging to
the owner, Mr. Brevoort.
R. N. Bishop, the genera) super
intendent of Ibe Grcenbtck mill and
mine, has bet n iu New York for some
time on business in connection with
the mine. He Is expected back til?
las: of this week. W. It Thomas has
been succeeded by I. L. Grtningvr as
foreman at the mine.
A Brief Record of
Rogue River Charms Irresistible
It is the rul", rather than the excep
tion, that Eastern people viniiing
Rogue River Valley become so well
pleased with the climate and with the
many opportunities for profitable In
vestments, together with th bright
future this Valley has that they even
tually become iuvea cjrs aud resid"uts.
This was the casi with Mr. aud
Mra. O. W. Golling, of Chicago.
Late this summer they stopped off iu
Grauta Pass, intending to spend a
day, but they spent 10 dais here, aud
being so well pleased they bought
two acres of laud on Rogue river a
hort distance below the electric
power station,, lhey then went on
o San Fiaucisco to spend the Winter.
Recently in a letter to Mrs. Sadie
Crawford they write that the climate
of San Francisco is very disagreeable
nd that they have dec ided to return
to Grunts Pass iu the spring aud to
make this city their home.
Order Thanksgiving goodies from
Mrs. Uilfillan, Or. Fifth au B
treets. Phone 744. Bread, chicken
ie, meat loaf, salads, cakes, cream
puns, duugliuuts, Hue pins, plum
The insurance companies having de
lind to pay tlio Iokh on the brewery
aud saloon built and npeiated by
August FetKi h iu South Grains Pass,
which bur;.id lust xu miner, are to he
sued by Mr. Fetich to enforce pBy
rueut The case will come up at the
auuary term of circuit court.
Cast their shadows before,
and although we cannot fur
nish the bird, we ran furnit-h'
most of the things to bring
him on the table at the point
If you use one of our new
ROASTERS, couk him in a
GARLAND oven, and carve
him with a pair of IXL
CARVKRS. there will be
Thanksgiving for all.
Odd IVIIowb' ItlocU
Grants Past Poet Cards at the Cour
Older from Mra. Gillian, cooked
food of any kind.
Corporation books, stock certificates
and sells at the Courier office.
Mrs. Geo. E. Good entertained the
Guild at ber borne, Wednesday after
noon aud a pleasaut time wat enjoyed
by all present.
W. E. Taylor's daucing class of
this season ia progressing nicely and
Mr. Taylor will present to the moat
popular lady attending the remaining
evenings of this term with a beautiful
Eureka, Cal., ia to be furnished 106
street arc lights for fit per month per
lamp, for the year beginning January
1st, next. Tb Eureka Timet says thit
is the cheapest contract for muuioipal
street lighting ever let in the state of
Among the new corporations filing
articles with the secretary of state
last week is the Cyanide Gold Miniug
Company; priuoipal office, Ashlaud
Ore., capital stock, $500,000; inoor
potators. C. W. Evans, A. E. Shepard
and D. A. North.
The A. A. O. football team will
play the First Normal team at Ash
land on Thanksgiving day, Thursday,
November SO. This will be an inter
esting game at our boys have a crack
team and expect to make the Nor
malitet do some twift playing.
Wm. and Hiram Cook have secured
another baud of 60 goats. Oliver
Spiker and Win. Cook drove to Rose
borg last week, whore the goatt were
purchased. Thit is the third band
that the Cook brother! have pur
chased within a few mouths. Glen
A most successful social, both
financially aud socially, was given at
tlio home of Mrs. J. C. Campbell by
the Ladies Aid Society, on last
Tuesday evening. Members and
friends were preseut to the number of
about 70 and cake, coffee and chickeu
Baud witches vera served and the
afternoon passed all to quickly to
Gladwyn Smith, son of Herbert
Smith, who is attending the Central
school, had his ankle severely strain
ed Tuesday noon while wrestling
with some of his playmates. Snpt
Turner had him sent home and his
father summoned a phyiscian, aud
the injury was found to be only a
severe sprain, which will keep him
nut of school for a week or more.
August Fetsch took charge of the
Laytnu hotel aud bar Mouday, be hav
ing purchased the hotel furnishings
and bar fixtures of C. E. Smith, who
has sucenssfn lly conducted the Latyon
for several years past. The buildiug
remains the property of J. T. Layton.
Mr. Smith will continue to reside
in Grants 1'ass aud will take up some
other busiuess not yet decided on.
M. Hart well was iu Grauts Pans
from Wolf Creek. Mr. Hart we I is
both fanner and miner, be attending
to his farm work during the year,
exeent tho wet s"ason of winter when
ho works a placer mine he has on his
land. Mr. Hart w ell slated that the
placer miners on Wolf creek aud on
Coyote creek were all ready for work
aud would begin operations so soon as
the heavy rains set in.
The old Henry Wines placer on
Juiup-off Joe, now owned by Charles
Sexton, of Hugo, has been leased for
this year by Frank and Charles Rey
nolds, of Merlin. They have the
equipment all in order to begiu pip
ug with the first raise of water. The
Wines placer haa been a good gold
producer in the years past and as the
Reynolds brothers are experienced
miners they will likely make a suo
cesj of their venture.
The Laidea Aid Society of the
Baptist church will have an " Aprou
Sale at th Opera House ou the after
noon and evening of Doceiutier Ktli.
Hie ladies have arranged a program
for tho evening, of which beautiful
sterioptieon views of Pacific Coast
acetery will hf no small rt. No
door fee will be taken during the
afternoon. Adinisiioii for evening,
adults 2.1 cents, children 10 cents, in
cluding lunch. Tickets ou ale at
It is seldom that the eagle invades
the lower levels of the Kogue river
valley. His haunts are usually
among the craggy piaks of the higher
mountains and it is seldom, indeed,
that he descends from tin loft)
heights. Monday, however, Dee llen-
drickiou shot a large gray eagle ou
the Dr. Adkins's farm, near Medford
the first one seen in this vicinity for
many years. The bird measured six
feet, nine inches from tip to tip aud
was a magnificent siiecimeii of his
We arc Not Selling Out - Nor Have We Had a Fire
We aro simply selling better merchandise for the Bame money than any
other store in town. It is an easy matterto be convinced just call at our
store and we will show you
Ladies' Heavy Cotton Fleeced Underwear,
25c to 50c the Garment
Ladies' Mixed and All Wool Underwear,
75c to 11.50 the Garment
Ladies' Wool Mixed and All Wool Union Suits,
$1.00 to 3.00 the Garment
Men's Extra Heavy Cotton Fleeced Underwear,
$1, 1.25, 1.50 the Garment
Men's Fine All Wool Underwear,
$1, 1.25, 1.50 the Garment
Men's and Hoys Wool Sweaters,
All Grades, all Prices
Ladies' and Misses Wool Sweaters:
$2, 2.50 and 3.00
Wo havo a complete lino of Comforts and Blankets not the shoddy
kind but the kind that will givo you satisfaction. Also ft good assortraet of
Comfort Material Comfort Calicoes, Silkolincs, and Cotton Batting in lib and
tho largo 31t bats. Just tho size for a Comfort.
e. O- id i :x: oust
NIioom iiiul liii'iiiHliiii' OoimIm
GRANTS PASS IRON AND
STEEL WORKS ENLARGING
Now Cawatlng Stamp Mill Shoea
and Building Quartz
Celebrated Golden Wedding.
" (Ju last Saturday evening, Novem
ber 1H, Mr. and Mrs. J. M Jones of
Urants I'ass celebrated the With arm 1 -versaiy
of their married life. They
were married lo MadUon county, In
diana, November 1H, K'i, emigrated
to Kautas shortly after the Civil War,
and lo Oicgou 17 years ago.
After the guests had assembled,
.Stenheu Jewell, ou their behalf,
offered a few words of cnngatulatio
followed by faptalu U. I. Evan
who brightened the occasion will
some very beautiful and approiriate
illustrations. A bountiful repast wa
then served, aud enjoyed by all prea
flit. The remaining time waa sjieut
in social rf niiniscencet, interspersed
with songs. Those present will long
remember the occasion with pleasure
aud gratitude. A Friend
The Urants Pass Irou & Steel Works
are steadily adding to the tenpe of
work that is to be bad iu Southern
Oregon. The casting of shoes aud dies
for atauip mills aad the bull.ilng of
portable quartz mills has now been
successfully accomplished by thii
An order for 10 shoea and 10 dl
for the stamp mill at the Granite
Hill mine was filled lately, and they
are reported to be standing the severe
wear and straiu unite as good as
tht su cast iu Portland or Han Fran
cisco. If these shoes and dies prove
to be the success that is autluipated
the Steel Worka will be able to build
up a flue business in supplying these
parts for the various mills in South
eru Oregon. These parts wear out very
rapidly and their replacing Is a big
xouse on mi no owners. Managers
Hall & liar locker of the Grauta Pass
rou & Steel Worka expect to be able
o deliver them to the mills at a lesa
price than the inixrted ones cost aud
that they will give as good service.
The other new vcnlore for the
Steel Works was a three-stamp port-
hie quarts mill for V. W. Clark of
Golden. This mill is of a new design
and Is a light pattern and made in
sectious so it can tie packed ill over a
rail, if need he, to a mine. This
mill, though, is quite ftulwtautlal ami
will stand a large amount of heavy
work, with only a minimum amount
f power required.
I. tick y Alnaka Miner.
O. I). Ilurd, who Hindu a fnrtuniw
n mining in Klomlrke, is spending
nine time in H uthcru Oregon lo ikiug
after so me mining interests he has In
he Illinois Valley. While in Grants
Pass he is a guest at the homo of Mr.
and Mrs. W. II. I'attillo they having
been former school mates and nelgh-
nrs at Mechanicaburg, III.
M. ilurd was one of a party if II
young men, who left Illinois tune
years ago for Alaska ami he is the
inly one who staid by the country,
the others not being at once favored
by the gold goddnts drifted away to
ther sections of the United Htates.
or returned to tho old home. Mr.
Iltirdat last made tho he ky strike
at all mine's hope for, work for, .
starve for aud sometimes, d e for, to I
he now has riches coming his way at
a rate that was far U vond his dreams
when he was a farmer hoy on the
prairies of Illiuo. a. Mr. Ilurd 'a mine
is so far buck in the Inter or of the I
Vukou valler that it takes him 2''
mouths to reach it from H'atilu,
traveling by steamer, railroad, stenm-
boat, dogl d and afoot. He goes In
esc i Si ring ana comes our eacn rail.
Owing to the short period that the
groond is thawed he only could
work his pla'-er mine TO days this pat
summer, but iu that time he took out
(21,000 in nugg' ta To the men help
ing him be paid II.2A au hour. Mr.
Hard makes his headquarters In Seat
tle, aud will go north again next
Nov. 80, Thursday Uuloii Thanks
giving service in Kaptist church, at
I0:!i0 a. ui.
December 4, MondayHumorous lec
ture at Opera House by noted lec
turer, Frank Ilruuer.
Deo. 4, Monday Municipal election
to choose mayor and live council
men for Grants Pass.
Di'O. 4, Monday Adjourned term of
county court for Josephine county.
Doc. 3fi, Mi uday Christmas,
Jau. 1, Mouday New Years Day.
January 8, Wednesday Hcgillar meet-
lug of county court for Josephine
Jan. 8. Monday Circuit court for
Josephine county couvenes.
April 20,r riday Oregou primary elec
tions for all jiar ties.
June 4. Monday Oregou state and
To Develop Lime Industry.
J. K Verdin, manager for tho
Giants Pass Marble & I. line Company
got back Thursday from a 10 daya trip
to Portland and Onldendale. The
president, secretary an, treasurer and
principal stockholders ol tho company
resido iu Unldeudale and tho object of
Mr Verdlu't tlip north was to con
sult with them iu regard to the de
tails for tho development of their
property, which is to be begun this
Whilo in Goldrndalu and In Port
land Manager Verdin sold the re
mainder of the stock held by his com
pany. This now gives them ample
development funds and It is the III
lentlon of '.he company to put ill I
100-hairel plant this Winter for the
manufacture of lime.
Vlaita the 12 Steam and Electrical
Plants In Grant Paaa Find
All In Good Order.
O. P. Hoff, of Salem, state com
missioner of labor aud factory lu
sjHictor, spent last Saturday iu Grants
Past making an inspection of (he 13
steam aud electrical plants in this
Under the present Oregon law It ia
the duty of the faotory inspector to
visit at least onee a year every plaoe iu
the atate where machinery is operated
aud see that there are safeguards for the
protection of tho employes against acci
dent. He also looks up every vio
lation that may bo made of the child
labor law, which prohibits
children being kept ont of school to
work. The work of gathering the In
dustrial statistics of the ttate it yet
another duty that Mr. Hoff has to
perforin. With the entire ttate to go
over it keeps him ou the rustle every
day iu the yoar.
Bttt liniment on Earth
Henry I). lialtlwlu, 8 Dpt. City
Water Works, Khullst.org, Wis.,
writes: "I have tried mauy kinds of
liniment, but I have never received
much benefit until I used Ballard's
Hunw I.lulment for rheumatism and
pains. I think It the best lluiment
ou earth." V'ic, AOn. 100 at Kotor
mund'a ami Mudel Drug Store.
SPECIAL HAKGA1NS ON
Granite and Steel Enameled
Cook Stoves and Ranges
HsiiivUitldlu Hiirduaro Co.
Home made bread and doughnuts at
White House Grocery.
Big Millinery Sale at Cost!
Mrs. M. P. ANDIiUSON
Is cloKinj,' out Irt cntiro ritock of HATS t Cost. No
t he ap racket store piods, but all first-elans. Don't fail to
wo my lino on K street, Ix-tween Seventh uml Eighth
urrosB tho hired from tho Advontist church.