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Xmtnt. weigh and , meamn everything you
huy." America Uroctr.
The wreath of QUALITY to
those things that have real
The White House Grocery
endeavors to handle only
those things that are pure,
good and wholesome. '
Today we are selling the
largest package of Mush
v (rolled wheat) in the city for
10c per package while they
HotCake Flour, large sks, 45$
Pure white strained Honey
Heinz Apple Butter, in bulk,
15$ per pound.
Garden Seed of all kinds.
Onion sets, White and Yel
For that tired feeling take
Heinz or Blue Label Catsup.
The C. & S. Coffee House.
ESCAPES FROM LOCK-UP
Young Man Arrested for Burg
Saturday night the city lock-np con
tained one prisoner bot on Sunday
morning the bird had flown leaving
nothing bnt the plunder which'had
been taken from liim. The prisoner
was a hobo who had been taken from
the blind baggage of train No. 15 on
telegraphio information from the
Roe-burg police. The fellow's name
was Rose, aged about 36 and be had
on his person a gold watch, pair of
gold spectacles, fountain pen, $5 in
coin and on his feet a pair of shoes '
an or wnicn nau oeen stolen from a
young man in Roseburg. He evidently
had a pal on the ontside who si-aisled
him in escaping from the lock-up.
W. G. Connell in Trouble.
Rev. W. G. JConnell, former pastor
of the Presbyterian church at this
place, but receutly pastor of the
Presbyterian church of Lamar, Colo. ,
after being confronted with a charge,
confessed to having criminally as
saulted a 15-year-old girl, a member
of his congregation. He ha) left La
mar for Texas but was brought hack
for trial. He was hastily removed to
La Junta in order to prevent a lynch
ing. Several hundred men thronged
the streets of Lamar threatening to
hang the minister and he was removed
under heavy guard.
Mr. Connell was asked to resign the
pastorate at this place and lett (or
Colorado a year and a half ago.
Legal blanks at the Courier office.
The more you look for a handsomer, or
moro stylish, or 'better made suit than this,
the more you wont find it.
Its a Hart, Schnffner & Marx variety, and
there's nothing to equal it anywhere in this
town but in this store or on our customers.
We sell Hart, chaffner tfc Marx
because they make them this way.
They're strictly all-wool; no mercerized
cotton cheat with that label.
We are ready with the finest Easter show
ing of Men's Suits and wearables you ever
saw in Grants Pass.
Geo, S. Calhoun Go.
Outfitters to Boy and Man.
Items of Personal
Misb Mabel White went to Qlendale
Thursday evening to visit with her
brother for short time.
Evan Wimer went to Rosebarg
Thursday evening where he has a po
sition with the Soatheru Pacific Co.
Mrs. Alice Carlon left Thursday
evening for Roteburg to attend the
funeral of her mothei-in-law, Mrs.
J. W. Carlon. who died at that nlace
Thursday morning, of heart trouble,
after an illness of three days.
John P. Hale, fortnany years a resi
dent of Grants Pass bat now a mem
ber of the Legate .Realty Company, of
Mena, Ark., is greatly pleased with
that part of the country. We recently
received a copy of the Mena Evening
Star containing 13 pages of speoial
wr te-up matter regarding that sec
lion, ror wnicn Mr. Hale bat oar
thanks. - ,
J. F. Hale, the piano man, was in
Grants Past Wednesday and placed
several pianos in the city. Mr. Hale
carries his principal piano stock at
Medford bat keep a camber of in
struments in Grants Pass in charge
of Miss Minnie Ireland at the Musio
House. He ban placed more pianos in
Southern Oregon since be has been
here than any other dealer In a very
much longer period.
Hon. Walter L. Tooze, the Wheel
horse republican of Woodburn and a
candidate for congress in this district,
wa in Southern Oregon this past
week lo iking "up the political situa
tion as to the condition of his fences
in this important part of the First
Congressional district. Mr. Tooze
while here mado a trip to Kerby and
was accompanied in his county trip
by 0. A. Dickison, one of the hustlers
of the party in Josephine ooonty.
Mr. TiMD'.e stated that he was meeting
with the best of encouragement from
republicans in all parts of the district
and he feels certain that he will win
the nomination and that he will be
elected over the democratic nominee.
Mr. Tooze is a campaigner of long
experience and will put np a hot fight
for the coveted honor.
Dr. Henry Klopper has again be
come a resident of Kerby and will re
sume practice at that place. Dr.
lopper, like many other residents of i
lllinina Vallnv nanama tiraA nf vaifm
tur a iniirunu w mat vaiiey snu lie
moved last Fall to Horobrook, Cal.,
where he soon built up a good prac
tice. He had continued hit subscrip
tion to the Courier and reading in it
that Kerby was soon to have the long
deferred railroad, and knowing that
the old mining town would soon be
come one of the booming, prosperous
towns of Southern Oregon, he decided
lo again become a resident of the
place. Saturday he and his family
arrived from California and Monday
they left for Kerby'. Dr. Klopper is
a bright, well read physician and he
will soon build np a good practice in
Newman M K. Church
The pastor will speak both morning
and evening. The morning subject is
"Ineruational Brotherhood" the third
in the series on "The Brotherhood of
Mau." Eveulng subject "A Call to
Nature." Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Preaching at II a. m. and 7:80 p. ro.
Class meeting at 13 m. Junior
League at 3. Epwnrth League at
6:30. Strangers and friends are invited
to attend upon these service'.
Cramer Bros. ,
Hartford Bicycled at
, .. , . . .. .".each, and Jacksonville
KuouttKrvK CUURIER, GRANTS PASS, OREGON, MARCH 30
THE RtDMEN ENTERTAIN
Jackson County Braves Come
in Chartered Ctvr.
Jackson County Red Men to the
n amber of 61, mostly from Jackson
ville and Ashland, came to Grants Pass
by special, attached to train No. 16,
Monday evening . to visit Takilma
Tribe, No. 8. I. O.-R. M., of this
place. Seven palefaces were received
into the tribe and theu all sat down to
an elaborate feast. The visiting
braves recited tales of the chase and
smoked the pipe of peace until 1 .80
when their car was attached to the
southbound freight and they left for
home much pleased with their recep
tion. Takilma tribe is one of the
strong orders of the oity and It com
fortably boused In their own hall in
the Williams block. Many new mem
bers have been received into the order
and others have application! in.
Following it the list of jurors drawn
for the SApril, 1906, term of the cir
Henry J. Schmitt, Selma.
B. W. Baldwin. Williams.
C. G. Ament, Granta Pass.
W. H. Freed, Grants Pass.
H. L. Andrews, Grants Pass.
W. F. Hogue, Selma.
Alonzo Hyde, Murphy.
Ed Holland, Holland.
W. A. Hood. Grants Pass.
E. M. Cockerline, Murphy.
Lou Schmitt, Selma.
Sam Aldersou, Leland.
J. T. McCann, Wilderville.
Fred Meusch, Grants Pass.
Charles Hansen, Kerby.
J. T. Harmon, Selma.
L. B. Hall, Grants Pass.
Petar Graviin, Grunts Pass.
Johu Lauce, Grants Pass.
Charles Epperley, Waldo.
Joseph Conuer, Selma.
Roy Craig, Sulma.
C. F. Geutuer, Jr., Grants Pass.
Alex George, Kerby.
L. W. Carscn, Grants Psaf.
W. A. Leonard, Holland.
C. A. Cougle, Williams.
Sam'Neas, Grants Pass.
John Ranzau, Grants Pass.
Frank Floyd, Kerby.
H C. Bobzien, Grants Pass.
Three Banks evt Medford.
XfaAfnrA nnnr ha. thVAA k 1
nr,M Do . . , . . . . .
and Gold Hill
have one each. Medford'a third
bank . was started last Fall as
a natiouBl bank and the Medford
Bauk is to be made a national bank
under the name of the Medford
National Bank. The backers of this
bauk are H. E. Ankney, formerly of
Jacksonville and owuer of the big
Sterling mine, but now residing in
Eugene, C. C. Beeknian, of Beekman's
bank, Jacksonville, C. II. Lewis, one
of the largest fruit growers iu Jaok
sou county, Horace Pelton, a big
stockman of Sims Valley, W. H.
Bradshaw, a retired farmer residing
in Me'dford, and J. E. Enyertj vice
ptesident of the bank when it was a
private corporation will be vice-president
and manager of the new insti
tution. The other ofllcers of the bauk
will continue in their positions in
the new bank, they being H. E.
Ankney, president, and George L.
Davis, cashier and W. B. Jackson, as
The capital of the bank has been
increased from ITiO.000 to 1 100,000.
Petaluma Incubators 64 egg I0;
12fi egg -'(), at Cramer Bros.
get results in the
Copyright 1906 by
Hart Schsffner W Mri
A Brief Record of
James Holman has tiled hit peti
tions and it a candidate for nomina
tion for justice of the peace.
The Courier office has received an
additiou of nine fonts of new job type
mnA ia Kfffu tlt.n .
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u utm-vmsi vuiuuirnjiHi wun, Ad
ditional labor saving machinery hat
been ordered which will materially
add to the equipment of the Courier
Those who have not paid their taxes
yet want to avoid the cost of penalty
and inte rest can do so by paying one
half their tax not later than Monday.
April 2. After that date a penalty of
10 per cent and 1 per cent interest
will be added and farther Interest of
1 per cent added on the first Monday
of each menu) thereafter.
Smythe's Rogue River Coffee Mar
ket it continually adding to their
stock and equipment. This week
they added a new coffee mill operated
by an electrio motor and Monday
morning Mr. Smythe installed the
mill and ground the first pound of
coffee by eleotrioity. The mill it a
beauty and works to perfection.
The ladies of the Baptist church
served oh icken pie in the Hall boild-'
ing Tuesday evening and served some
thing over 800 people, and still there
I were pies to spare. The ladies had
j made preparations for a big crowd
and they had it as the tables 'were full
J continually from 6 until nearly 8
I o'clock. Everybody had a good sup-
per and the ladies cleared a snog sum
for church work.
; Mrs. G. H. Fenn has not sold her
boarding house, as might be ',in
ferred from certain advertisiug by
other people, but has removed to the
Chiles store buildinir. oomer Front I
, and Third streets. This buildiug has
been remodeled and repaired and pre
I aents a neat appearance. The meals
j served by Mrs. Fenn are always of
I the beBt and have won for her house
j. reputation that has extended
j throughout Southern Oregon,
j Joseph Rossoll, the well known
ktockman, got back last Friday from
j a trip through Coos, Curry and Del
Ncrte conntieB were he bought a large
j number of steers and milk cows. He
j brought out with him 78 had of
choice milk cows lo Grants Pass. One
car load of them he shipped to Shasta
Valley, Cal., and the remainder he 1b
selliug to local dairymen. He also
bought 300 young steers. These he
will bring next month and ship them
. to California.
Mr. Russall is going to add a dash
of political excitement to his life as a
cattleman and Iihs announced his can
didacy for sheriff on the democratio
Imports CiiliforniB. Cows.
Joe Russell, who left here last week
for Josephine connty with over 40
milch cows, arrived at Kerby, Ore
gon, last Tuesdiy, having had good
luck in crossing the mountains in a
heavy snow storm. Orescent City
These cows were for Illinois Valley
farmers who are taking up dairying
and preparing to supply the new
creamery being erected on Sucker
creek by Matheson & Johnson. A
rrevious band of 60 cows was bought
by these farmers last December from
dairymen near Crescent City.
A Hobo Burglar Is Caught.
John JarveV is now hnanlur In hm
county jail awaiting his trUl l n. '
circuit court when he is certain of at X""gr'"a t0 begln at 7 M P' m- To "a
leastavear or mnr n, nni. . 0,,rfl eT' B,11 void the
ti.rr. fn, Tn,. rT.....
Out With a Stern ImnH h,.l. I
j, w ..ajiua urttin justice
Jarvey came to Grants Pass and en
gaged a room at Mrs. H. O. Perkln't
rooming house, representing that he
had work with the sewer construction
gang. Friday afternoon he claimed to
be laid off from work and was in his
room. Adjoining his room was that
occupied by Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Scott
and while Mrs. Scott was up town
Jarvey entered it and ransacked the
truuks and bureaus seeking money and
valuables. Not finding these he took
some articles of clothing and hid thorn
in-hit room. On Mrs. Scott's return
s'ie found that her room had been en
tered and the new roomer was sus
picioned and a search of his rocm re
vealed the missing articles. He was
arrested by Marshal McGrew and
Saturday Justice Clements bouud him
over to appear for trial in the circuit
"An evening with the Sweet Singer
of Epworth, " postponed from last
Sunday night, will be the theme of
an address by Mr. Hughes next San-'
day night. The hymns of the noted 1
singer will be sung during the even- j
ing and the special musical numbers ,
will have an apropriateuesa thereto.
11 a. in. Celebration of the Lord 'a!
Supper with reception of new mem-J
berg. 10 a.m. Bible School convene I
for study. 0 :30 p. m. the G. P. S.
C. E. have their Devotional Honr.
A cordial invitation to the services of
thit church it extended to alL I
jSOME BARGAIN POINTERSj
News Notes From the Business
Men to Headers.
For the Blood Dr. Wilson't Sarsa
parilla at the Model D'ua Store 8-1K a
"Silver Heels" at the Musio Store.
W. B. Sherman Real Estate. Tele
And still I am insuring and selling
real estate at the old stand. J. E.
"Silver Heels," 25o, step in at the
Musio Store and hear it. The present
supply is limited.
Dr. W. F. Kremer will hereafter be
in hit office in the Courier building
from 7 to 8 o'olock each evening. 2-Utf
Mrs. C L. Maogum and Mrs. I. B.
Cornell are arranging a splendid pro
gram for a concert to be given April
6th for the benefit of the Woman't
Home Missionary . Society of the
Methodist Episcopal church. 8 0 tf
Wot. J. Clarke, republican candidate
for State Printer, it well known
practical printer. He it a ton of that
old-time editor and pnhlisher, S. A.
Clarke. He asks all old timera and
their tont and all others to vote for
him primary day. April 20th. Hit
name it the first on the litt of printers.
Mrs. E. E. Wanghtal, successor to
Miss Ida Weston, will have her mil
linery opening on Thursday, Friday
and Satorday, April 8, 6, and 7, when
she will have on exhibition a fall line
of pattern hats, dress and street, and
everything iu the millinery Una.
Front stteet, east of Sixth. 2-30 It
ORATORS OF THE FUTURE
Declamatory Contest at High
School Evoks Much Interest.
The deolamatory contest held in the
High School Assembly Room on Wed
nesday eveniug was very libeially
patronized. The seating capacity of
the room was taxed to its utmost,
every available space was filled with
extra benches and chairs and standing
room about the doors wai at a pre
mium. Though the program was necessarily
a bit long, yet the best of attention
and interest prevailed.
In the Primary Class (1st, 2d, and
8d gradet) there were 18 contestants
for the medal offered, which after a
very close count by the judges, was
awarded to Lesta Redwiue, of the 3d
grade, East building.
There were eight contestants for
honors in the Grammar School class,
representing the fith, 7th, and 8th
grades Emma I.ooghridge, of the 8th
grade, was given the decision in this
At the close of the program the
medals were delivered by Rev. Evan
j P. Hughes, with a vory interesting
and appropriate briof speech.
1 The contestants, each snd all, ac
quitted themselves well; there were
too many good cues to begin to uame
tli e 3i all. The decision of the judges
was necessarily very close. The pro-
gram was further made pleasing by
piano solos by Clare Kremer and La
costa Mangnm and a violin solo by
. Marion Clark, showing that the
schools have exceptional musical
: talent as well as excellent readers.
! On Monday evening, April 2d, the
contests will be held in the Interme
diate (4th and 5th grades) and High
School classes. There will lw nine
1 contestants for honors in the Iutermo
; diate class and Ave in the High School
class. Five good musical numbers
wlU hfllI to VM' the Pgram.
of these enter
for the medals
to the library
WWl!M g lV
MJDOERS CRAIG At the Baptist
parsonage on Monday, March art,
11)0(1, Mr. J. H. Rodgers and Mist
Ethel Craig, Rev. J. B. Travis
Mrs. Rodgers is the daughter of O.
W.Craig, a prominent farmer of Selma,
and Mr. Rodgers resides at Greenback
where be had a cottage all furnished
ready for bis bride. Both young people
have many friends in the county who
give them their best wishes fur a long
and happy life.
April 16, Monday orchestral concert
by Grants Pass orchestra, opera house.
OK SPRING AND SUMMKR HATS
Saturday, March 31st
We will have all the latest styles that can be had in the
market at this display. You are cordially invited to
attend this sale. It means at least 25 per cent saving
to you, our prices cannot be beat.
Remember the date,
Mrs. E. Rehkopf & Co.
Chickens to know
can do with a
It is not high in price,
savos an endless' amount of
worry and trouble with old
hens, and is very simple in
operation and self-regulating
as regards heat. You can do
as well or better than we did
in -our store.
54 Egg Incubator, $10.00
120 " . 20.00
100 Chick Brooder, 5.00
Odd FellotvM' llloclc
March 81 Pay one-half tx
save the 10 per cent penalty.
April 4. Wednesday Last dav
tiling petitious for county office.
April 5, Thursday Mrs. Watightal't
millinery opening oommoaces. 3-80 It
April 7. Saturday Meeting at Lea
scnool house at 7::i0 p. m. to 00-
lerate in organizing a rural tele-
tone company for lower Roirue
April 10, Tuesday Registration bookt
April 14, Saturday Meeting at Merlin
at 2 :.')() p. 111. to ninanize a rural
telephone company for lower Rogue
river and Juuip-off-Joe sections
April 20, Irlilny Oregon primary elec
tions for all parties.
June 4. Monday Oregon state and
FOU SALE CHEAP
1 White Automobile A
1 Motor Cyclo, at J price.
25 Good Second-Hand Hicy-
22 Now BicyelcH, Btandard
2 Complete Outfits of Bicy-
10 Talking Machines, 500
$500 Worth of Pocket Knives
$200 Worth of Watches, bar
gains for cash.
W. A. PaddocK
hast of Depot.