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ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS, OREGON, DECEMBER 1, 1905.
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Clean-Up Millinery Sale.
I will sell my entire stock of Millinery Goods, made up stock and
materials at a (Treat discount.
YOUR CHOICE OF
5 doz. Tailored Hats 2 doz. Pattern Hats
at 50c at Cost
11.25 Qrado Velvet at 75c. All Ribbons and Ostrich Goods reduced
Everything in Winter Millinery Reduced Patent Leather Polos, 80c.
Sale continues until goods are sold.
MISS IDA WESTON.
Front St., bet. 6th fvnd 7th.
HEALTH OFFICER WANTS
Anonymous Communications Not
Heeded, But Dr. Love Wants
First National Bank of Southern Oregon
R. A. BOOTH, Pres. J. 0. CAMPBELL, Vlce-Pres. II. L. UILKKY, Cannier.
Hurplus and Undivided Profits
(twelve deposits subject to check or on certificate payable on demand .
Helis drafts on New York, Chicago, Han Francisco, Portland and Seattle.
Special facilities (or making collections through numerous correspondents
it. A. Booth, H C. Kmxir, P. H. Habtii, Jour 0. Par,
J.T.Turrs, J. ('. C'AMrsELL, H. L. Uii.kit.
SUNDAY SCHOOL WORK-
ERS HOLD CONVENTION
Josephine County School Glow
ing Encouraging Outlook
for Next Yeo-r.
Post Cards Tablets t cards on
tiiblet, 60 Music store.
Wholesale and Retail
Feed and Flour Store
J. E. KKItLEY, Proprietor.
Kerlet Feed Stables, South Sixth Street.
Beet Brand of Hour.
Hny ol all kinds.
Rolled Hurley, Wheat and Oats.
Clean Gray Oats for Bead.
gj0 Bedrock prices.
BARRELS Empty lard barrels for
sale at Anit a Packing House.
ERSE V OOW-For sale-Inquire
W. E. Taylor at the freight depot.
BEES 10 Colonies of Italian Bees
in hoi hives for sale cheap. Mrs.
V. O. Litton, North Ei(htb Street.
CELERY Delicious, crisp, fresh
from garden, not dry anil tough
like that shipped. Phone 1083.
W. A. Hood.
The new ever-blooming
dwarf Crimson Rambler.
The greatest bloomer known.
Also Fruit, Shade and Ornamen
tal Trees, Monterey Cypress and
Privet for hedges.
I can get almost anything you
wish in this line.
Place your orders early.
J. T. TAYLOR,
at the Model Drug Store.
FOR 8ALE-BRKJK-60.000 brica
for sale if sold at once. Inquire of
lUir-Kiddle Hardware Co.
;AitM FOR HA LF.-two miles from Mer
lin, 1110 acre alaiut 60 acres of good
Itottom land, 'i!t acre in cultivation, aiuall
house and barn and about tt) acres under
(ern e, balance of land unliable (or orchard
or pasture. For further particulars ad-
res w. an. irow, aienin, Oregon.
At'KK. ranch, good prune and
apple orchard, small fruits in
abundance; water (or nitration, liesiile
spring on every 40 acres; center 01 a khhi
range country; two dwelling houses, hit
barn, every tiling complete; well sheltered
(rom front, Kood mining marketa, one-
half mile north of Tunnel V, price fz.bUU.
Inquire at tins oiuce.
fl!Cfi NEW STOCK OF
Wot G Street
Second block from Sixth street
At prices that make bar
gains. Latest in Couches and Rockers
Fine Silk-Floss Mattress
Everything needed to fur
nish the home.
The Model Drug Store
Hai Just What You Want
Our Olflirutod Electric
Holt. Nature's Yitalizer, to
luiM up and Htrontlion
tlio whole IhhIv ami for
the euro of Khoumiitisin, Tar
alysis, Liver, Kidney. Laino
Hack. Constipation ami all
The t tVect of Eleetrieity on
tho tiervi s i that of a nower
ful nerve tonic. It generates
new life ami energy am
toucM up the relaxed, weak
emu and shaky nerves am
gives ilient vigorous energy
For the next IK) days, price
110.00. Regular price Sf-'O.OO
Write or call at onco.
MOD1-L DIU'G STORI
IF YOU WANT
GOOD DRY WOOD
Brow's Wood Yard
40S 2nd st., or Telephone
FOR RENT-Farnished housekeep
ing room. Apply to Mrs. Craw
ford, HOD Fifth street, between H
TO TRADE A good, sound horse for
wood. Address Wood, care Conner.
FIR BARK Good heavy lir bark
wauttd at Lund's wood yard, Grants
Dr. D. P. Love, county and city
health officer, has lately received
several anonymous oommunications
from parties desiring to inform him
on alleged matters that they thought
needed investigating. As health
officer, Dr. Love will promptly in
vestigate all cases of oonttgious or in
fectious dieeases, and all meats or
other food articles that are offered for
sale, aud which are alleged to be dan
gerous to health, that may be reported
to him. But he will not heed a bear
say, or anonynions statement.
Parties knowing of any violation of
the state law, or the city ordinances
pertaining t) the public health should
promptly report the facts to Dr. Love,
either personally or by letter. Pend
ing an investigation, their naine and
the information will be held in strict
confidence. But he must know that it
is a reliable person giving the infor
mation, and the facts in the case mu.t
be stated with such definiteness that
he can locate the matter complained
The following is a sample of the
anonymous communication the Doctor
consigns to the waste basket :
Grants I 'ft so, 11, 18, 05.
Health officer, Grants Pass.
Dear Sir You had enquire Into the
condition of a band of sheep that are
being killed for market south of the
river. Examine fresh hides.
There are two rivers in Josephine
county and several bands of sheep
south of each stream and to locate the
baud agaiust which complaint is made
might require a month's time. If the
person making this complaint had
been speciHo and had signed his
name, the alleged violation of the law
would have beeu promptly Investiga
Dr. Love proposes to strictly en
force both the state law aud the city
ordinances and prevent a recurrence
of the smallpox attack of two years
ago, or of the diphtheria of last
Winter that caused sl.-xuess and ex
peuse in many homes in Grants Pass,
aud put a handicap on business that
eutailed a serious loss to the mer
chants. To keep these epidemics out
of Grants Pass will rtquire vigilance
on the part of the public, as well as
of the health officer, and if the citi
zens of Grants Pass will freely co
operate with Dr. Love all contagious
aud infections diseases can easily lie
kept out of the city and the train of
trouble to families and loss (f busi
ness to the merchauts that follow in
SOME BARGAIN POINTERS
SITUATION WANTED Man
wife waut situatiun
restaurant or uiiue.
STRAYED Ou Angust 18, near Dry
Diggings mine, small brown horse
with part double harness ou. fo
reward for information leading to
recover of horse. Leave word at
Dean & Dickison's stable.
PARTIES wishing to buy or sell
uiiuii'ir property will do well to cor
respond with S. Meyer, Merlin, Oro.
GOLD Dollar banglu attached to high
school colors blue mid white rib
limn. Please leave at this office
or with owner, Mix Lucie George
Full CHARM On Saturday
charm with monogram" I) II
er please return to this office.
Slit) E lei airing done by John llsckct
at llanh it Sou's, Inc. store.
ORDERS taken tor line cookies aud
bread. Mrs. K. It. Urowu. WW Sec
ond street. TV I. 5X5.
missiou furniture made to order.
COI.KSTIN Miucral Water is best for
table use. DePuy sells it.
Newa Notea From the Business
Men to Raiders.
All iHirsous owing the linn of Gar-
men llcmciiway Company are hereby
notified to rail and settle the account
vlARMAN liEMENWAY CO.
Cattle Ranch For Rent.
S'.'O acres 011 Seven-Mile creek about
the in 1 lei southwest from Fort
Klamaih, Oregon. All fenced, house,
large Ivarn, ample water supply, will
out alHitit SO tons wild hay. Address,
with references. P. O. Box No. t38,
A Famine In Blocks.
The factory having curtailed their
output of blocks, I shall bo able to de
liver lor the Winter months, owing
to the big demand, but one load of
blocks on each order received. After
IVreuiber 1st the price for a big load,
which Is a larger load and better
Mock than is supplied by the Med
ford or Ashland dealers, w ill he f J,
but this price does not affect orders
This raise iu price is made noccs
wry to meet ecuscs of driver aud
the team. Prices ou all other wood
w ill remain as now giveu. Dry oak,
Mr, madrono, uiansauita and pine de
livered promptly iu any quantity to
lal parts of the city. O. O. l.uuol.
Sherman Real Estate and
Rooms V aud 10 Masouic
Call for ColeBtin Wator.
Iuk at Model Drug Storo.
Violin, etc., strings Courier Build
ing. Get your cedar posts at 408 Secoud
Souvenir Post Cards Courier
W. B. Sherman Real Estate. Tele
Give your frieuds a Stage line the
Let the Biiptist Ladies thow you a
good time December 8, at the Opera
Clothes mended. Mrs. L. S. Holt,
118 Moss Street.
W. L. Ireland, the Real Estate Mini,
Dr. M. C Fiudley tests eyes and
Bicycle Bells and Lamps at a dis
count at Paddock's.
Airtight Heaters all sizes and prima
from f 1. 10 up at t. ranter Bros.
Pencils and Tablets at the Model
Wli.'ii you call for mineral wator in
sist on having Colestiu Water. All
dealers have it.
Charter Oak Stoves and Rnnges
were awarded gold Midal at Port laud
exposition, t'oron Sells them.
You'll find just what you'r looking
for at tlie Kn.aar. December 8 is the
date 0era house is the place.
Coh still Mineral Water is pure and
healthful and is the natural product of
the spring. iou should have It ou
your (Mile. For iale by the bottle or
ease at DcPuy's.
Colored Post Cards 3 for S cents
.Ml styles of Souvenir Pest cards for
sale at the Music Storo.
A uoodly number of persons assem
bled in the Newman Methodist Epis
copal church on Monday evening at
7 :45 to attend the first session of the
Josephine County Sunday School Con
vention. The session opened with a
15 minute song service conducted by
H. C. Kinney. Tb Rev. H. H.
Brown then lea in prayer. Mr. Kin
ney in a few words addressed the con
vention in welcome. A temporary
organization was then formed with
T. P. Cramer as chairman and Rev.
O. O. Beckman as secretary. The
chairman then took the chair and the
name of Rev. Frederick C. Williams
was called and he spoke on "The
Book We Use." The male quartette
of the Prebsyterian church favored
the convention with a selection. The
Tt,.r,mHniml Field Worker of the
Paciflo coast, the Rev. W C. Mer
ritt, was introduced and spoxe on
"Our Inspiration in Working for the
Young." After prayer by the Rev.
J. B. Travis, the session closed.
The day sessions for Tuesday were
held in the Baptist church. At 9:80
a. m. the chairman announced a
hymn, after which the Rev. W. C.
Merritt led in prayer. The Rev. C.
O. Beckman then conducted the
"Devotional Bible Study Hour."
The toll cull of all the Suuday
schools iu the county revealed the
presence of Miss Stella Hart as de
legate of tho Baptist Sunday school
in Kerby and Mrs. W. A. Massieand
danght r from the M. E. Sunday
school at Merlin. Tho Rev. J. C.
Austiu represented the Baptist Sun
day Schools in Selma aud at Williams
Creek. These are now organizations
aud the report of their delegate
was most encouraging. At me worn
the Suuday school was organized last
summer at Kerby there were four
persons present. Now there is an
average attendance of 30 each
Sunday. At WPliams and Scitna,
where Sunday schools were organized
this summer with a small beginning.
each Sabbath school has an average
attendance of 2f aud 80. Merlin has
two Sunday Schools aud each has an
average attendance of about 80. The
seven Sunday schools of Grants Pass
have an average total attendance of
800. A very iuteiesting and helpful
three-quarters of an hour was spent
iu a "Ron'd Tahlo" The session
then dismissed at 11:45 to meet at
2 in the afternoon.
This afternoon meeting was well
attended and was very helpful. The
Devotional Bible Study Hour was led
by the Rev Clark Bower. The adop
tion of a constitution and a perma
nent organization was then adopted,
with W. M. Hair president; H. C.
Kinney, vice-president ; Roy Hackett,
secretary and W. K. Rauuie, treas-
rcr. The Rev. J. P. Coudor was
then introduced and adlressod the
convention upon the "Primary De-
parttneut" work. This was followed
by an address "Teaching to Win"
by the Rev. W. O. Merritt. Atter
a prayer by tho Rev. J. C. Austin
the meet inn adjourned to meet in thf
Newman Methodist church at 7:45.
The evening session was held in the
Newman M. E. church and was open
ed with a fine song service, after
which the invocation was made by
Rev. J. C. Austin. Rev. J. B. Travis
then gave a talk oil "Reuchiug the
Hoys, " in which ho gave lonie very
practicnl suggestions on interesting
the boys in Sunday school work.
The closing address for the conven
tion was delivered by Rev. W C. Mer
rill It was iu line with his previ
ous addresses at the convention and
was a most encouraging talk to Sun
day School workers. A pleasing fea
ture of the evening's exercises was a
solo by II. L. Andrews.
This convention was the most suc
cessful of any ever held in the cou'ity,
and its work will give a new Impetus
to Sutxhiy School endeavor iu Jose
phine county and make it possible
that at the annual convention a year
In e to make even a better showing
of growth fur the yinr than has been
nude the pat year.
Having purchased Marshall Field & Co.'s
big sample lines of
I will place same on sale, commencing
Saturday, tlov. 25
At prices less than wholesale; only one of a kind
and all new and up-to-date, See. our window for
a few prices.
From $1.85 to $4. 95, worth $3.00 to $7.50
LADIES' SHIRT WAISTS-
From 45$ to $4.95, worth 75 to $5.00.
I have a Big Stock
to select from
in MEN'S SHOES
the M. A. Tackard Shoo
stand in the lead for $3.60
High Cuts for Men
from $3.50 to $6.00.
LADIES' and CHILDREN'S
S II (.) E S
in Patent Leather
and Vici Kid
in Heavy and Light Soles.
R. O. McCroskey
Next door to First National Hank.
A Promising Gold Mine.
W. T. Perry was in Grants Pass
Wednesday from the Alder Gnlch
mine on Applegate near;Murphy. Mr.
Perry Btated that he and his partner,
A Osborne, with the aid of another
man, have sunk a shaft on their vein
to a depth of 30 feet. It is 6x9 feet
in size and is au incline of about 80
degrees, it following the dip of the
vein. The shaft will be snuk to a
depth of 50 feet and then a tunnel
will be driven on the vein to further
ascertain the t-ize and character of
the ore body. The mine is now
fully three feet in width and showing
liood values in free milling ore.
Mr. Perry stated that the roller
quartz mill being put up on Apple
gate, near Redlaud vineyard of Car
sou & Sou, by Bumgardner & Rich
ton, is practically completed. Mr.
Richton has been in Portland for
the past week on business matters per
taining to the Michigan mine, iu
which he is largely interested, but on
his return the last of this week, pre
paratious will he made to start up
the mill. Iu addition to milling the
ore from their miue they will do cus
torn work for other miners.
Men Put Sixty in Danger.
More than half of mankind over 110
years of age sutler from kiduey aud
bladder disorders, usually englarge
ment of prostate gland. This is both
painful aud dangerous, aud Foley's
Kiduey Cure should be taken at tlie
fi'Ht sign of danger, as it corrects
irregularities and lias cured many ultl
men of this disease. Mr. Hodnev
Burnett, Rock Port, Mo., writes: "I
suffered with enlurged prostate gland
aud kidney trouble for years aud after
takiug two bottles of Foley's Kiduey
Core I feel better than I have for 20
years although I am now ul years
old." For sale by H. A. Roteriuuud.
That Home Grown " Mince
WHITE HOUSE GROCERY.
See ViHirhies for Uuderwoid Type
writers and lyiH wr ter supplies.
Yon will always Hud matter of in
terest iu our classified ad coluiur.
Don't miss the piogram at the
Olera house December H, ut'dcr the
auspices of fie Ladus Aid of the Bap
Chamberlain's Colic, Choleri and
Dlnihoea Reuiidy. This is the most
successful n.edicine iu the world
for bowel complaints, and is the only
remedy that will cure chronic diarr
hoea. Every bottle is warranted
sale by all druggists.
Engineering Firm Reorganized
II. (i. Moulton and C. F. Rhodes,
whocutieto Grants Pass last spriug
anil opened a mining and civil eugi
ueeiing cIVce on N est F street, met
with such encourak'f incut in their
liu.siiics that they have enlarged the
score of their work and takrn in a
partner and organized the Rogue
R.ver Engineering Couipauy. The
new member of the firm is J. W.
While. Mr. White is au expert elec
trical engineer aud had charge of the
installation of the greater part of the
machinery at the big electrio powt r
station of the Condor Water & Power
Company at Gold Ray. He hut re
cently completed Jthe work of instnllj
iug the ehctric plant for operating the
big Cbaiupliii dredge ou Foots creek.
Mr. White is au associate member of
For the American Institute of Electrical
Eiiginecrs, and has had large exper
ience iu all classes of engineering
Mr. Moultou is a deputy V. S.
mineral surveyor aud Mr. Rhodes is
au expert ou all kiuds of hydraulic
eiigimeriiig. The firm also handles
other lines of business as will be
sen by the advertisnient chew-here
iu the Courier.
But Liniment on Earth
Heury D. Baldwin, Snpt. City
Water Works, Shullsburg, Wis.
writes: "I have tried many kiuds of
liniment, but I have never received
much benefit until I used Ballard's
Snow Liniment for rheumatism aud
pains. I think it the best liniment
ou earth." 25c, 50c, $100 at Koter-
uiuud's and Model Drug Store.
Crabs 111 ll"""r
Phone 931 for Halibut, Smelt,
Salmon, Catfish, Crabs, Shrimps,
and Fresh Toke Point and Eastern
Oysters. These goods are kept
in Cold Storage and are fresh at all
Howard M. Mitchell
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ahl. A recent deal of this character
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NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE.
notice is nereby given, that on
Saturday, the 30th day of D-fcember,
I'.HIfi, at the hour of 10 o'clock in
the forenoon at the front door of the
Court house in Grants Pass, Oregou,
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Ilenrr E. Booth, for the som of til",
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July 13, l'.HiO, sell for cash to the
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to the fol ow ing described lode mill
lug claims situated in township 35
South, of range 8 West, in Josephine
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The HOBSON lode mining claim
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M. A. Booth ou August 14, l; 00, the
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The DELI, A M. lode mining claim
located by Wm. A. Wilhelm and Mrs.
M. A. Booth on August 14, 1'JOO, the
notice of locatiou of which Is record
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in it Records;
The ST. JOE lode mining claim
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I tliH), the notice of location of which
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The HENRY lode mining claim
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which is recorded at page 4ii8 of
volume 18 of Mining Records;
The CLAY lode mining claim
located by Thos. Smith on August
14. l'JOO, the notice of location of
which is recorded at page 4tSS of
volume 13 of Mining Records;
The MAES, lode mining claim lo
cated by Thomas Smith on August 14,
l'JOO, the notice of location of which
is recorded at page 4i'J of volume 13
of Mining Records:
The NATIVE DAUGHTERS lode
mining claim 'located by Mae Smith
and L L. Perkins, on August 14, 11)00,
the notice of location of which is re
corded at page 410 of volume 13 of
The TOM S. lode mining claim lo
cated by H. V. Perkins on August 14,
ISHM. the notice of location of which
is recorded at page 470 of volume 13
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