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ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS, OREGON. MAY 4. 1906.
Count, weigh and meanirt everything y it
hul." American (Jneer,
Are offered in all lines these days
The White House Grocery bargains
have merit in quality as well as in
Our Chase & Sanborn TEAS'and
COFFEE are sold on quality alone
(no prizes with them.)
Seal Coffee. 2-lb cans 75c
One of the best Java and Mocha
Coffees on the market, sold by all
leading grocers in the United States.
Ask for a sample of 20c Coffee.
You will find it better than most of
the 25 and 30c kinds.
Our 25c grades are hard to match.
We claim to sell the finest Gun
powder and Japan Teas in the city,
BURNETT'S Extracts, used and
endorsed by the U. S. Government,
are to be found in our stock at a
lower price than those of inferior
goods so much advertised.
Remember we do not send men
out to solicit or bee for business,
but we answer Telephone calls
promptly and give you the best of
May 4, Friday Norris and Rosre
Mav 5 Saturday Candidates most
file their certificates of Domination
before this date.
May 5, Saturday Joint teachers in
stitute at Provolt for Josephine and
May 9, Wednesday "Uncle Tom's
Cabin" at opera house.
May 15. Sunday The Hindoo widow,
Baneyee. will tell of the life of
women in India, at the Free Metho
May 2fi, Friday Grants Pass school
close a nine months term. T"
May 28. Monday Special election In
Grants Pass school district to vote
on (15,000 bond issue to build eight
room brick school house.
June 4. Monday Oregon state and
Jane 18, Monday Annual encampment
begins at Grants Pass of Sod; hern
Oregon Soldiers and Sailors Reunion
June 20. Wednesdav Annual 'encamp
ment begins at Grants Pass of De
partment of Oregon, G. A. R.
Newman M. E. Church.
Sunday will be the great day of the
convention. At 11 a. m. Rev. M. O.
Wire, D. D., will preach. In the
afternoon at 8:30 there will be the
Sacrament of the Lord's Snpper. At
8 Prof. A. R. Sweetser of Eugene in
Oregon University, will speak, illns
trated by stereopticon. Sonday school
10 a. m. Epworth Leagne 7. All
strangers and friends are invited.
We have just received a 12 doz
en Hate assortment which we will
place on immediate sale at bargain
prices. Don't fail to see them.
Rofrue River Coffee Market
At the Big Furniture Stote, North Sixth' Street,
is receiving new goods almost daily in
Also a very large lot of WALL PAPER se
cured just before the big fire at bottom prices.
A large lot of old stock Wall Taper at your
Building Taper at 25 off usual price.
Goods sold on installment plan.
You lose money by not visiting BannanTs store
Items of Personal '
Mrs. Will Johnson, a former resident
of this city but now of Portland, is
here this week having been called by
the illness of her father, J. E. Eerie; .
Mrs. James Patrick, who Las bean
visiting at the home of J. E. Kerley
of this city, returned to her home in
Ashland, Wednesday, on receiving :
word that her mother was very ill
Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. L. A. Niel, of
Ashland, came down Monday for a
few days visit with Mr. and Mrs. W.
F. Dean, Mr. Niel being brother of
Mrs. Dean. They returned home
M. Trimble visited his brother,
James and other relatives here this
week, on bis way from Smith River
to Bridal Veil. Or., were he will
work for his old employers, the Bridal
Veil Lumber Co.
Mrs. Edith McGregor, formerly of
this place and who was In San Fran-
ciso at the time of the earthquake
was in Grants Pass for a few days
this week, visiting relatives, and left
Wednesday for her home at Cresent
The social given by Azalia Circle
Monda nisht was quite a success.
both financially and otherwise. A
good program was rendered, after
which dancing was indulged in by the
young people and a most enjoyable
evening spent by all present.
Mrs. E. A. Holmes left for San
Jose, Cal. , Wednesday morning to
visit her sister who was in the recent
earthquake which wrecked that city.
Mrs. Holmes will also visit her
parents who live near that place. Her
sister may return home with her to
spend the Summer.
New Home Sewing
at the Musio Store.
The Hen is Relegated.
The science of poultry raising has so
developed that it is no lobgcr profit
able to have a hen put in large part of
the best laying season of the year in
hatching and raising a brood of chick
ens. The up-to-date poultryman now
has a machine to do that work and
does it better and more economically
than biddy and leaves egg bnsiness
and produce thrible the number that
her not distant ancestors did.
A practical demonstration has been
given In egg batching in the snow j man a BOtne f the loading stores
window of Cramer Bros, hardware j here. He now holds a responsible
store that clearly proves that the Pet-1 position with the Wilson Mercantile
aluma incubator will hatch a larger j Company at Leland and he had a cot
percent of eggs than the average hem. J tBe n furnished and ready for his
Of a batch of 97 eggs 91 strong, healthy bride and they took the evening train
chioks were prodnced last Friday and i or their home, going with the hearty
Saturday. Of a batch hatched three wishes of a host of friends in
weeks previous 35 chicks were had jjjig city.
from 40 egzs. The Petaluma incubator : '
is exceedingly fi tuple to operat" and i ; BORN.
with reasonable ore will hatch a ELLISON In Grants Pass. May 1,
chirk for almost every egn placed in it.
The prloa is so low that every poultry
raiser can afford to have one and the
cost for oil and the time to care for it
is so little that the operating expense
is hardly noticeable. The many
farmers who have bought the Petalumi
incubator and found it a profitable in
vestment is proof of the superiority of
the machine over the hen in chicken
raising. Cramer Bros, have just re
ceived by special order, the largest
incubator made, having 504 eggs ca
pacity. Presbyterian Church.
The usual services and worship will j
be conducted during the day. Mr. ;
Hughes will have as topic the follow-
a. tu. "A Millionaire Who i
Also a Fool
8 p. m. Historical Lecture on "Na
than Hale: Revolutionary Spv and
Patriot-Hero." As special features,
musically, the choir will render the
Anthem "The Led isKing" .Choir
Anthem "Tarry With Me, O My
To any or all of the services of this
chnrch there is always a cordial and
hearty welcome, for the public.
ENDS IN A SHOOTING i
Edward Williams Takes a. Shot
at W. D. Harrington Inflict
ing Slight Wouud.
A shooting scrape Wednesday night
was the outcome of toe domestio
troubles of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wil-
W. D. Harrington got a
bullet in his right thigh, making a
severe flesh wound and bad the missile
gone a little deeper it would have sev
ered an artery oi crashed through the
bone and then Harrington might have
died from its effect. Harrington came
np town and had the wound dressed
and later Sheriff Lewis and Patrolman
Woldridge learning of the affray went
to Williams' borne and arrested him
and pat him in the county jail. The ex
amination took place this Thursday af
ternoon before Justice Clements who
placed Williams under 91500 bonds to
appear at the July term of circuit
court on a charge of attempted man
slaughter. The facts as shown by the
evidence were that Harrington had
come to town from the Granite Hill
mine where he is working and called
about 9 p.m. at the residence of Hollis
Nutt on I and Mill streets where Mrs.
Williams Is stopping, to deliver a mes
sage to her from her sister. They
went for a walk down the street and
as they were on the sidewalk near
L. C Brown's house on I street,
Williams overtook them on a wheel
and quickly dismounting and drawing
a rsvoler fired three shots at Harring
ton. The first shot struck Harrington
in the thigh and the other shots missed
him as he was by that time doing seme
rapid running. Mrs. Williams fled to
a reBidenoe and Williams went to his
home not knowing that he had shot
Harrington until the officers came
to arrest him.
DONLAP CORON At the home of
the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
F. L. Ooron, in Grants Pans, on
Monday, April 80, 1906, Otto K.
Dunlan and Miss Jessie L. Coron,
Rev. C O. Beckman officiating.
The bride is one of the most popu
lar young ladies of Grants Pass and is
a well educated, capable, young lady
who will make a wife well worthy of
the man of her choice. Mr. Dnnlap
formerly resided In Grants Pass and
was a successful and popular sales-
lOOfi, to wife of Arthur B. Ellison,
CAUSLEY At Wilrtervil'e, April1
20. 1908, to Mr. and Mrs. A. E. i
Causley, a son. (
TUFFS At his home in this oily, j
Saturday. April 29, 190R, James P. .
Tuffs, aged 81 years. j
Mr. Tuffs had been in failing health j
for some time and for several days
prior to his death it was known that '
he could not recover. The funeral 1
i was held on Sunday from the Toffs'
residence on D street and the inter-
meut took place at the old cemetery
north of town. The services were
under the oonduct of the Masons, of
which fraternity the deceased was an
honored member. A yery large con-
coarse of the friends and acquaint-!
ances of the deceased attended the j
funeral. Jas. P. Tuffs was a native j
of Maine. He settled in Southern '
Oregon near the present site of Grants I
Pass in the early '50's and has since
resided here continuously. He was
married to Margaret Croxton, a
daughter of Thos Croxton, another of
the earliest settlers in this ronnty.
During his long I residence here he hns
always been known as a man of strict
uprightness and nnosaally sonnd
judgment. He hsa'alwaysljeen a' man
of influence and no name is more
closely connected than his with the
history of this portion of Southern
Oregon. He leaves his wife and five
children living: Jas. T. Tuffs of
Springfield, Ore.; Mrs. Lydia IVan
and Miss Minnie Tuffs of Granls Pans,
Mrs. CIibs. Sessions of Lakeview and
Mrs. L. M. Kane of San Francisco.
TKEFKTHEN At the familv home
npr Holland on Fridav, Aprl '!7,
11MM1, Charles Trcfethen, aged
year". 1 months and two (Iiith.
The fnn rul was held at Ki-rby were
the interment took place. The services
were atteiid"l lv a large number of
friend., of the d.'retist-d slid many floral
tributes were placed nn the grave.
Sir. Trefethen was a son of Mr. Bnd
Mrs. Charles E. Trefetheti well Known
pioneers of Illinois Valley and he was
boniJTaudXraised near the fiirm upon
which he died. He was a young man
of good lialilts,'oTinlr among'his ac
quaintances and of much promise for a
life of niccess. Hn had been ill for
overra year witb a complication Jof
tronWes and was operated on inJPort
,ud f-li Ut f-llcd ia set relief.
jj A Brief Record of jj
Tbe Grants Pass baseball team
went down to defeat at Medford
Sunday, tbe score standing 11 to 6 in
favor of Medford. The Medford Tri
bune says that if the Grants Pass boys
had brought their baskets along with
them the result of the game might
have been different.
A. Lempke, who for several year
past has conducted a saloon on West
G street, has sold his building and
bar fixtures to tbe Weinhard Brewery
Company of Portland, and will retire
from the liquor business. Tbe build
ing has been put in good repair and
tbe old dingy front given a oeaient
ooating and made to look like stone
work. F. W. Schallhorn has rented
the building and will reopen the sa
loon. Mrs.- C. M. Rexford who lives on
tbe Applegate near Kobli was serious
ly injured on Monday by an unfortu
nate accident She had taken her lit
tle girl to school in a buggy sad on
the road near the school house there is
a bridge over a deep ravine. The
horse backed tHe buggy, with Mrs.
Rexford in it, off the bridge a drop of
some 20 feet. The horse was killed by
the fall. The extent of Mrs. Rex
ford's injuries were not known at the
time of oor information.
Leld Interesting Session in Grants
Pass Last Week Good
The Presbyterial Missionary Society
of Southern Oregon met with the
ladies society of Bethany ohnrcb on
Friday, April 27. There were nine
visiting delegates present. Mrs,
Clyde of Ashland, president of the
organization, called ths meeting to
order at 10 a. m., giving as the key
note of the meeting ' 'Saved for Serv
ice." Mrs. Prescott, president of the
local society, welcomed the visitors
and expressed the pleasure Bethany
church felt in being hostess on such an
occasion. Mrs. Wilson of Ashland re
sponded to this in a few well-chosen
words. The morning session was taken
up ltigely with reports from officers,
and local societies and the eleotion of
officers for the ensuing year.
In the'afternoon, among other good
things was an addrts by Mrs. Hayes,
who came from Portland as special
representative of the Pacific Board,
and a pajier by Mrs. Prescott on her
work in Utah. Interest centered, how
ever, in the Round Table discussion
on Model Missionary societies, Mes
dames Clyde, Wilson and Caldwell of
Ashland, Mrs. Haskins of Medford,
MissFrazer, Mr. Ferdine and others
giving practical " and helpful dis
cussions. The address of the evening was
given by MissFrazer of San Francisco,
a home mission'worker who represents
the national work of the Woman's
Boards, on Mormon Ism.
Mrs. Wilson gave a reading which
blie had to repeat in response to a gen
eral request. Mrs. Ireland's solos, and
the singing of the male quartette was
enjoyed by all.
At noon,'a'dainty lunch was served
In the church parlors and a social hour
pleasantly spent in renewing old
friendships and forming new ones.
This society meets annually and the
report of the year's work was enoour
aging. New fields 'have been entered
for the coming year and the society
adjourned witb fresh enthusiasm for
HERE NEXT WEEK
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
Big Double Attraction With Their
Own Solo Band and Op
That favorite grand old historical
drama, " I'ucle Tom's Cabin," which
is always welcome by )1 true Ameri
can pt'ople and' endorsed by ttie pulpit
and penpli of every nationality, will
he presented st the opera house on I
n-'it Wednesday, May 1), by Keeson j
ISros. Big Double 1'wle Tom's Cabin j
cotnpauy, presented by a first-class ;
company of white mid colored artists,
numbering ','.. This company, which
has been playing to crowded and de
lighted amlieuci-s, carry a complete
outfit, consisting of fjiwinl scenery,
iiectrical effects, a pack of Sibi-rlin !
l loodliounils, etc. i
Mitts Ethel Palmer has returned from
Sin" Francisco where she sttiditd'tin-
(i. r Hugo Mniii-fehlt, the most eminent
teacher on the Coast. She will rece iva
a limited uumlier of pupil.
Send the Courier to your friend, to
he can learn the facts ii regard to the
t. -.... r r:..
SOME BARGAIN POINTERS
News Notes From the Business
Men to Readers.
Lawn Mowers, new stook on hand at
New Shirt Waists. Prices cannot
be met at Mrs. E. Rehkopf & Co.
Hoes, Rakes, Spades and other gar
den tools at Cramer Bros.
And still I am insuring and selling
real estate at tbe old stand. J. K.
Have yon bought your Planet Jr.
garden tools? If not get them at
New Spring goods arriving every
day. All tbe latest novelities at Mrs.
E. Rehkofp & Co. 4-6tf
Dr. W. F. Kramer will hereafter be
in his office in the Courier building
from 7 to 8 o'olock eaoh evening .2-9tf
The ladies of tbe Newman Metho
dist Episcopal chnrch will serve a
ohioken pie dinner on eleotion day,
Saw mill and lumber yard laborers,
$2 per day; woodmen, 3.25 to $3;
steady work. Apply to Booth-Kelly
Lumber Co., Eugene, Oregon. 4-20 tf
Republican Central Committee
The republicans are getting ready
to carry on an active campaign in
Josephine oonnty for the election of
their ticket and to be early ready for
aotive campaigning their central oom
mittee was put in working order last
Saturday. The meeting of the oom
miteemen who were chosen at the re
cent primary election was held at the
office of O. E. Maybee and a perma
nent oragnization whs effected. O.
E. Maybee was made chairman and
C. H Clements secretary. J. C.
Campbell was chosen state committee
man and Geo. W. Colvig congressional
The county central committee la
made np as follows :
South Grants Pass, Geo. W. Colvig.
North Grants Pass, C. E. Maybee.
West Grants Pass, T. P. Lee.
Mt. Reuben, W. A. Clnm.
Merlin, A. M. Hammond.
Slate Creek, S. E. Robinson.
Williams. J. M. Johns.
Keiby, David Ayers.
Selma, J. Q. Hlatt
Althouse, W. L. Babcock.
Lucky Queen, J. C Dysert.
Placer, F. C. Foss.
Wolf Creek, E. E. Dunbar.
M Luke's Church.
The subject of the morning sermon,
Sunday, will be "The Raising of
Lazarus from the Dead." The Sun
day School and Bible class will meet
at 12:16, and the hmir of evening ser
vice will be 8 o'clock instead of 7:30.
"Tuesday and Friday afternoons, at 4
o'clock, the young ladies' gymnasium
class will meet in Castle Hal). Toes
day evening, fie Knights of King Ar
thur will meet in Castle Hall at 7 :!!0;
Friday evening at 7 :80 the Boys' Bri
gade will meet in tbe same place.
Legal blanks at the Courier office.
Secure hh much stylo and value for the money
you spend for Summer clothing as is possible.
Our energies have been devoted to the collect
ing of a choice line for our particular trade. We've
snapped in every sort of good thing in Suits, Hats,
Shirts, Underwear, etc., so that everyone could se
lect something becoming.1
You will find no bankrupt, shelf-worn, out of
date goods among our large as-ortment. Every
thing is new, clean arid up-to-date.
We ofler a big line of Golf Shirts, the dollar
and dollar twenty-five kind for 7", Mexican Hats
for 10rj; Genuine Panama Hats for ..00; Five pair
of 2o and 3.' Men's Fancy Tan and ttlack lloso
Geo, S. Calhoun Go
The building season has
begun, and we would!
call the attention of home
builders to the fact that
we can furnish all the
hardware for the home
in a variety of style
and designs. We have
a well selected stock of
patterns, and are always
glad to submit an esti
mate. We can also give yon
figures on Plumbing and.
Odd Fellow' lllooU
Pattons Sun Proof Paints.
CALLS FOR WARRANTS-
Funds on Hnd to Pay War
rants Protested to .fonuevry
There are funds in the treasury to
pay all warrants protested to January
1, 1003. Interest will cease from this;
date. J. T. TAYLOR,
Treasurer ot Josehpine County, Ore.
April 6, 190R.
State of Ohio, City of Toledo, )
Fank J. Cheney makes oath that ho
is senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business in' the
City of Toledo, County and Slate
aforesaid, and that said firm will pay
the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOL
LARS for eaoh and every case of
Catarrh that cannot be cured by the
use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subesribed,
in my presence, this flth day of De
cember, A. D., 18Htl,
(SEAL) A. W. GLEA80N.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Inter
nally and acts directly on the blood
and mucuons surfaces of the system.
Send for testimonials free.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., loledo, O,
Sold by all Draggist, 75o.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
stipation. Good Rule
Hoy and Man.