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ROGPB RIVER COURIER GRANTS PASS, OREGON, MARCH 23, 190b.
The Strength of a
Bank is shown ,
1st, By its working capital
2nd, By its stockholders.
3rd, By its management.
Fifst Rational Bank
OF SOUTHERN OREGON
Grants Pass, Orefon.
Has a Capital, Surplus
Undivided Profit $77,500.00
And an additional Stock
holders Liability (un
der the National Bank
ing Law). .... 50,00000
Total Responsibility $127,500.00
John D. Fry,
P. H. Harth,
J. T. Tcffs,
H. C. Kinney.
. R. A. Booth. Pres.
J. C. Campbell, V. Pres.
H L Gilkey, Cashier
TELLS IT ALL'
Our New Catalogue "R'
DcscniBrs our hydrauuc rams -
Klti WriA-f IHLY CAN DC
Wood Working Shop.
West of flour mill, near R. R. track
Turning. Scroll Work. Stair Work, Bund
Hawing.C'abinet Work, Wood Pulleys. Saw
Filing and gumming, Repairing all kinds
F. G. ROPER
Harmon Block, Upstairs
South Sixth Street
Suits made to Order
PROMPTLY AND OF THE
BEST MATKRIAL AND
IN THE LATEST STYLE
GeaniDg and Repairing
J. M. CHILES
The Pioneer Grocer
RELIABLE GOODS AT
FAR M-C U R E D
THE FINEST EVER
Dried Fruits of All Kinds
If you have' a building
that you want moved,
raised or leveled up,
call on or address
A. E. Holloway.
Residence 2 miles west of
city, north side of river.
Poster:, placards, (ledgers, all ?;7es
Si:.; kiikI. vrir.i J at the Ccu-irr n'i v
5 1-'..,-V;:4V'itJ j&-Jf ,
A PROMISING MINE
ON UPPER ILLINOIS
The Wtbb Copper Property Being
Developed With. Rich Val
' uei Showing Vp.
I Editor Courier: No mention hay
ing ever been made of the mine about
j Deeriog I will briefly describe one of
the most promising and one that it
certiin to be one of the big copper
producers of Southern Oregon.
I will begin by starting from the
time I left Sioux City, Iowa, also the
state of my health at that time and all
a boot what Oregon ha done for me
both physically and financially and I
think the subject a good one "Bealtli
and Wealth in Oregon. " I left Sionz
City, Iowa, where I had suffered for a
long time with chronic catarrh, two
years ago, on January 8d, and on the
morning of January 8th, landed In
Grants Pass, worn out and broke,
physically and financially. We had
i n unusually hard Winter that year.
Rain and snow nearly all the time. I
managed to get to Waldo where my
folks lived, calculating to make them
a short visit and get out of the
'country as quickly as possible. Well,
everyone who knows me, knows the
condition I was in and all the expo
;suresl underwent and how iu spite
(nf all, I rapidly gained in health.
I had never seen or been in the
mountains and was wild to find oot
ail about them. I did not have any
rain clothes, but nevertheless I went
into the hills nearly every day, rain,
snow or what not. Once I whs car
ried in by a ne'ghbor, Fred Alberg,
and I think I would have perlshd
had it not been for him, and it was a
mere chance he found me. Another
time I managed to get in by using a
gun as a crutch along with a greese
wood cane I cat. But that is all gone
now and I am as robust as an ox and
don't know what fatigne is any
more. My catarrh is nearly gone and
I have never taken a drop of medi
cine in Oregon.
So much for Oregon climate, now
for the mine. We found this property
on September 18th, 1904. It is located
between the two forks of the Illinois
river on Bine creek, a tributary of
Elk creek, and joins the Mammoth
mine, owned by Albright & Turner,
on the north. It is one mile or less
from the prospective railroad route
that your last Issue gives an article
on. This property has been rnn
over by prospectots for years. The
old trail to Cresceut City pases right
over where, we are now getting our
beet copper ore. It is what miues
call a "blind Mfe" and you would
not wonder at its never being found
if you could see our gossan, which
we have to dig ont and which soon
crumbles avay into the soil. My
brother insisted that a ledge existed
along this contact and said some time
we would go to digging at d find it.
One day we both had a crippled hand
each, he having a felon on his right
hand and I had my left hand smashed
over at the Monumental, so we took a
pi''k and shovel and commenced to
dig and in one hour from the time we
arrived on the ground we were taking
out bronze ore. Pretty good for two
cripples, aud in less than two weeks
TT1V brother bud trncpri rho vrtintn I
thing for 6000 feet and we had our
"John Heury" up oil three claims.
The mineral bearing lode is some
where from fiO to 100 feet wide and
the copper ere seems to lay in lenses
mar run every which way through it.
We have opened up five large bodies
of oi e
tnai snow copper, me Dody
on No. 4, two bodies on No. 1 and
also two bodies on No. 2. The best
surface showing is on No. 3, and so
far we have never taken out a rock on
the lead that did not carry more or
less gold. The whole has a good
average with ouly a very litlte low
grade copper ore. "six mining experts
have looked ever our property and
they all pronounce it a trnc fissure
vein. It has two wi 11 defined walls
and lays in diorite and the ledge it
self is called qnartz diorite.
We hao refused all offers for this
operty and I have been called a fool
fcr not selling until I am us'd to it.
We have succeeded in interesting
Eastern capital. A closi company hat
been formed and development has
been pushed sinc e the first of last '
August with the bf st of results. H. j
M. Webb is now in the Eiiat in tun j
interest of this mine and I will sub
mit our plans to you on his return.
But it is Bif to say Micro will le
something doing this Summer. 1
Every mining mm who has seen onr;
prupi rty say it is the biggeht show-
ing tliey evi r Faw. 'I he most p. rf'-et j
locution fur n mine with the best'
facilities and the most easily develop- ',
ed. Now this may sound "paasy" to '
ynu hot the goods are here for any j
doubting Thomas to hi hold. I am
not fecund notoriety and do not
wish to 1 1 -"v t' i- pr.it.rr'y ' i-roiid
whnt it merits. What I have written
is trie and I houe-tly believe this
property in much better than herein
stated. W. R. L.
DeriiiR, March 17, Wis.
Miners' bl inks at the Courier office.
The regular Wednesday morning
talk was given last week to the Bigh
School pupils by Mr. Stovall.
Naturally in accordance with his oc
cupation, he spoke along literary
lioea taking for his subject the
wiitingof the short atrry its plot,
constrnction and form were outlined
and skillfully dealt with in an inter
esting and instructive minner, thus
giving much valuable iuformat.on to
the student in composition work.
One of the interesting features of
the Gran's Pass High School this year
is the track team that has just been
organized. It is composed of High
0-1 1 a.J . t
ocnooi siuoeniB ana win ne airectea
oy air. Mamson, principal of the
High School. Active work has al
ready begun and arraugementa are be
ing made for the securing of suitable
grounds for the purpose. The team
may probably join the Southern Ore
gon Association, and compete with
other High School teams in this sec
tion of the state.
Athletics have become a permanent
addition to the High School corricu-
lnm, and rightly,"" ' too, for anyone
oan readily see that a trained mind in
a neglected body is not the best stock
in trade for a yonng person starting
out in life. It must be admitted that
the Grants Pass High School has been 10ngB, tnt rt,fllRe for . ,.,, dlg8i.
rather deficient along this line of j pating miners, as the result of wast
work, but this year has seen a great lng m0I,y in tl,B ,aioons hen he
improvement. The Girl's Bask, t Ball , waH Btr(.Dlr and able to ern lli
Club has done considerable
an interest in things athletic, es
pecially among the gir's. The club
consists of 14 girls with Miss Bridge
as instructor. They practice three
times a week a'irt have made consider
able progress. Although no match
games have been played as yet, they
hope to do so beforo the season is
The sooial given by the Basket Ball
Club and the Pitta Gamma Society
on St. Patrick's Day was well attend
ed. The ball was decorated with
green and the colors of both clubs. A
program, containing some rather
novel preforniances, was rendered by
members. Light refreshments were
served. Rowdyism, which mars so
many socials, was noticeable by its
absence. Everyone seemed to have a
Invaluable (or Rheumatism.
I have been suffering for the past
few years with a severe attack of
rheumatism and fouud that Ballard's
Snow Liniment was the only thibg
that gave me satisfaction and tended
to ailevlale my pains. March 24, '02
John O. Degnan, Kinsman, Ills. 25c,
50c and 11.00 at National Drug Co.
and at Kotermnnd's.
Low Ptxssenger Rentes.
Commencing February 15th and
continuing dailv to aud including
April 7th, 190C, and from September
lfith nnt'l ..'rtooer 31st, l'JOU, Colonist
ticket will be sold from the East to
poiuta on Oregon Liues via Portland,
at the following low rates : From
Chicago, 111., f:i3; St. Louis, $30;
Omaha, and Kansas City, f2o ; Den
Corraspindiug latts will be made
from other points, and will apply to
all points on Oregon Lines.
16 tf A. L. CRAIG, G.
The California & Oregon Coast
Railroad Company desires to give
notice to those rarties from whom it
has purchased rightp-of-way for its
railroad and such others as are in
terested, tha- actual construction of
the roal will beitin at a very early
dat. If any of thepe parties linve
anything upon the right-o'-way.
whether buildings, trees, vinos. fejice
or any other obs ructiou, they
remove the same within ths next 30
days as the company will not be re
spousible for any damage thereto
aftor that time. Former owners or
other parties interested are also warn
ed not to undertake any cultivation of
the soil on the company's right-of-.
Office of The California & Oregon
Coast Railroad Company, "rants Pass,
Oregon, March li). liioii.
T. WALN-MORCAN DRAPER,
8 23 2t . General Manager.
Death Rate In Chicago ind New York.
During November and December,
l!03, one-Bfth of the deaths in New
York and Chicago were from pneu
monia. Foley's Honey and Tar not
ouly stops tho cough but heals and
ol,c. ,,,,,- ,iungs nnn prevents
1'iieumnmn, BO uo not take chances on
n iiu wearing aw.iy wtien roley s
Honey and Tar will core you quickly
and prevent serious results.
Man Stood 1 he Trmt i!."S Yearn.
The c!d, original GROVES' Taste
less Chill Tonic. Yen know what von
are taking. It is iron and oiiinii:e in
form. No onr", Nothv
"Retire we can svmp:ith'z with
others, wo must have Huff-red our
selves." So one can realize the
stiff, ring attendant upon an attack f
the grip, ni.less he ha had the ac
tl experience There is i.roublv no
disease that causes so much physical
and mental apniiy.nr which so sncceus
f'.lly b-fics nie,:c:,l itl. All danger
from the grip, however, mav In
avfidul by the rromi t u-e of 'ham
bi rlain's Cough Remedy. Among the
tens of thonsa' ds who have used this
remedy, not cue ca-e has ever been
reportel Mm has resulted iu pin-u-mnuia
or that has not recover!. Krr
a!e by M. Clemens. j
SEEKS HER HUSBAND
Did Live in Josephine County and
Wa a. Prospector Been
Gone Four Years.
The snbjoioed letter was received by
M. T. Utley, master workman of the
Grants Pas lodge, A. O. U. W., and
was given the Courier for publication
with the expectation that the infor
mation sought by a deserted wife
may be secured for her. The Cornier
gives space for the letter as a kindness
to the woman with the hope that If
! any at the readera
of this paper know.
of such man that they will write
her and thereby relieve her of her
deep anxiety. The constancy of a
woman's love is beyond the compre
hension of the average man, for
ninety-nine ont of one hundred
women will remain troe to the man
who has won their love and will cling
to him no matter how he may neglect
or even mistreat ber. From the kind
of a man described by this Spokane
woman he is not worth the stamps she
has spent in brr vain search for him,
but woman-Ilka she la frnn tn htm
' nd thnmrh h m v n,.
: fr himself and hi a fa,ll tnn .ha
is willing to help him and to care
for him now that his wasted life Is
almost spent. If he is well and in
good financial circumstances then he
j is the more censurable for deserting
, the wife whom he had pro-uised to
love and protect 'and to do as much
for her as she now shows a willing
ness to do for him.
j The following is the letter of in
' quiry in foil :
S. 2I7 Division street,
March 14, 1008.
Mister Workman. A. O. XI. W.
Dear Sir and Brother I am a mem
ber of D. of H., an 1 my husband is a
member ot the A. O. TJ. W. logde
No. 100 of Bakor City, Oregon. For
the lat few years he lias lived in Jose
phine county, Oregon, sometime at a
. plnco called Knrhy and sometime
' Grants Pass, but the laet letter I had,
; or anv mem hi. r of his familv, was in
December, 1004, then he had just re
turned from a trip to Siskiyon, Chi.,
and from that time I can't get any
j trace of him. In Grants Pass there
is a jeweler by the name of Chas. St.
Louis, if he is still living he may
know of Mr. Britten's whereabouts.
; I have written to him and also the
sheriff and cltv marshal of Grants
Psps but sfrnngn none of them an
swered though they each got an f xtra
stamp. Now. I want Ton to try to find
him for me? He Is firt years ol
very gray and bald, has goten and
mustache; heishr, Ave feet, eight
inches; weight, 130 lbs; Thomas
Molton Rritten, cr T. M Britten, Sr.
Now. if he Is in trouble no matter
. what, tell m". I heird that, he got
ja divorce and has married again but
I don't believe it. I want you to
inquire Ht the poor farm Should lie
be there he niav have taken another
name. When he is in town he is
most hkelv to ho fonnd in some
saloon. He may have had some ac-
cirlent while out prospecting.
and trust yon will try to heln me
tind him. If I was able I wonld send
von money to help m find him.
Hoping and trusting you will answer
this and not keep m waiting as the
others have done.
i Yours most respectfully,
MRS. E. E. BRITTEN.
Foley & Co., Chlcauo, originated
Honey and Tar as a throat and lung
remedy, and on account of the great
merit and popularity of Foley's Honey
and Tar many imitation are offered
for the genninp. Ask for Foley's
Honey and Tar aud refuse any substi
tute offered as no other preparation
will give the same satisfaction. It is
mildly laxative. It contains no
opiates and is safest for children and
delicate persons. For sule by H. A.
Torture by Savtqn
"Speaking of the torture to which
some of the savage tribes i '.t'ie Phil
ippines mbject their captives, re
minds me of the iutento suffering I
endnred f.-r t'-ir.e mm ths from inflam
mation of the K 1 ! y shvs W. M.
Sher! an, of Coshing, Me. "Nothing
helped 21; v.nfil I" tried Electric Bit-
ters. three l:'M". a of which co nph-tely
cured me." C
T;j liver complaint,
lisordcrs and Malaria
weak and nervous to
Guaranteed by all
and restores the
druggists. Price hOc
Chamherlain'i Cough Remedy Ahxilutrly
Kvi ry mother should know that
('hamleilain'B Tough R-miedv is
perf.-ctly safe for children to take, as
it contains nothing harmful. For sale)
by M. Clemens.
Send the Courier to your friend, so'
lie can learn the f.icts in rrgard to the '
t i.-y.us Roiice River Vallcv.
to owi u ui mem appeal to you 7
Iv.lovd whh Vrv bottle l a
500 AGENTS ME
y You know that. We are
f ciated with us in the
your property; 500 agents of the Interstate Investors
Association cr operating with us. We are in it.
We can also place your money for investment in
Timber, Miues and Real Estate where you can make
a good profit.
Remember, 500 are Better than One.
Oregon Timber, Mining & Investment Co.
SEEING IS BELIEVING
That's why we advertise. We
want you to see our goods, be
cause we are satisfied you will
bo convinced that they are
The Best Goods in the Met
Quality is our watchword, and tho
satisfaction our goods are giving
goes to prove wo are living upto it.
Something nevvalways coining up.
Specials and Standards
13c per package
2 for 25c
Full l ib packages 10c
Pacific Coast manufacture
30c for the pound
Pure unfermented juice of
the Eastern Concord grapes,
just the thing for sacramen
tal use in the church; no al
cohol in it.
Yt pint bottles 25c.
2-lb cans 30c
Club 3 oz. size 15c
Carolina hand cleaned head rice, purchased before the
raise m price, regular 15c grade, l3c per pound.
8 pounds for $100.
JaPa" "pal rice, clean and good, 9c per lb, 3 lbs for 25c.
Wo are still hoadqutirlers for tho
Finest Tea and Coilee in tho city.
Phone orders receive prompt attention.
We are tho little store with the big business.
, Phono Main 431
Rogue River Coffee Market
Palace Hotel Block, 420 Front Street,
W. B. SHERMAN
Ileal Esiaio and Timber
ROOMS 10 & 12, MASONIC TEMPLE
r n a i -w-
Grove's Tasteless Chill
- , JS0 Awuid Sjfcs over One aid a Half Mffion
... ! . . PM" ' wrwf'
BETTER THAN ONE
one. but there are 500 asso-
East and of course we can sell
Plain or Mixed, Sour
15c per pint s
2 for 25c.
Walnuts, Brazils, Almonds,
Pecans, Filberts, 20c per lb
Teanuts 15c per lb
Pure and wholesome
YAh 25c. lib 45c, 2lbs $1
Look for this cut ou each can
No Cure Nn Piv rv II
wnri uvff pii