ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS, OREGON. NOVEMBER 14. 190S. 'Count, miyk and auaiure everything you ivy." America Uroetr. I r Thanksgiving' Thursday, Nov. 30 Give us your orders early for Fresh Oysters, Fresh. Crisp Celery, Cranberries, Etc. We will have pientyof "Eggt that are FRESH." 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 Kalsins 25c 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 say. We have more of those good potatoes. Kemember the place Uhe White House GROCERY The Tea and Coffee House. 21 JfWfUd. AT Items or Personal Interest. 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. Be Thankful 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 to endure. 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 some time. 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 week. Mist Pearl Davidson one of the bright young ladies of Missouri Flat, baa taken a position in the store of Herbert Smith. 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 Pass. 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 Republican. 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. H. Hubbard. 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 resided. 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 visit them. 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 Stamps. 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 lvocal Events. 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 pudding", etc. 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. Coming Events 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 of perfection. 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. Cramer Bros. Odd IVIIowb' ItlocU Grants Past Poet Cards at the Cour ier (.Sice. 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 gold watch. 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 California. 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 dale News. 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 those assembled. 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 Depuy's. 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 kind. Mail. WE ARE. Not Overstocked 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 BEDDING 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 Mill. 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 COMING EVENTS. 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 fouudery. 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 spring. 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 county. 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 couuty elections. 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 Winter. 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. LABOR COMMISSIONER INSPECTS FACTORIES 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 city. 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 Kitchen Ware. 10 Discount --on-- 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.