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Whose Say-so Is Best?
With nearly all medicine put up for
ale through druggists, one has to take
the maker' say-su alone as to tliolr cura
tive value. Of course, sucb testimony Is
not that of a dl-mUTi'sti-d party and
accoriliiitrly I nut to be given the same
credit an If written from disinterested
motive. Dr. Pierce's medicines, how
ever, form a slnirlo and therefore striking
ciceptlon to tliln rule. Their claims to
the confidence of invalids does not rent
solely upon their makers' say-so or
praise. Their ingredient are matters of
public knowledge, being printed on each
separate bottl wrapper. Thus Invalid
sufferers are taken Into Dr. I'lerce's full
confidence. Ncores of leading medical
Ben have written enough to fill volumes
In praltte of the curative value of the
several Ingredients entering into these
Amuntfst these writers we And turn m ed
ict! Ilchu as Prof. Flnley EUlnitwood. M 1)..
of Bennet Mediral Collrge, t'lilruro: Prof,
bait. of the same cltyi Prof. John M. Hcud
Sar. M. D lata of Cincinnati, Ohlol Prof.
John Kins'. M. D.. 1st of Cincinnati. Ohio!
br. Omr Cue, of New York; Ir. Bsrlho
low, of Jefferson Medical Collars, of Pa.,
and scorw of others equally eminent
Dr. Pierre's Farortte Prescription cores
the worst cases of female weaknraw, prolsp
eus,anteTerslon and retroversion and corrects
Irreff ularltles. cures painful perifxl, dries up
. sUstfraMble and weakenliur drslnt, some
times known as pelvic catarrh and a multi
tude at other dbessee peculiar to women.
Sear in mind. It Is not a patent nor even a
Secret medicine, hut the " Favorite Prescrip-
tlon" of a reculerlr educated physician, of
arce experience In the cure of woman's
peculiar ailments, who frankly and confid
ingly takes his pstlenta Into his full con
dence by telling them Just what his " Pre
scription Is computed of. Of no other medi
cine put up for woman's speeial maladies
and sold through drugguta, can It be said
that the maker la not afraid to deal thus
frankly, openly and honorably, by letting
every patient using the same know exactly
what she Is taking.
hick women aro Invited to consult Dr.
Pierce, by letter, free. All correspond
ence Is guarded as sacredly secret and
womanly confidences are protected by
professional privacy. Address Dr. B. V.
tierce, Uuffalo, N. Y.
How to preserve health and beauty is
told In !. Ploree'i Common Kense Med
ical Adviser. It Is free. For a pnner
covared copy send Dr. B. V. Pierce, Buf
falo, N. Y., 21 one-cent stamps to cover
Smiling iiuly ; In cloth binding 31 stumps.
Dr. Plerco'i Pullets cure constipation.
Profit by This and Find Safeguard
Against Many lilt.
Nothing is mure Important to Grants
Pass than the good health of her poo
pie. How can they All their place In
this busy town noless they are well.
No one trouble Is responsible for
more nervous ills, sleeplessness, gener
al debility, weakness, backaches,
rlieomatlo pains, even 111 temper and
peevishness, than indigestion.
Fortunately, combination of reme
dies, called Mi-o-na stomach tablets,
bag been discovered that absolntely
cures indigestion and restores to
health and strength the whole diges
tive system. The use of Ml-o-na is a
safeguard agaijost many ills ; it acts
directly upon the gastrio glands, re
stores perfect actiqu to the digestive
organs, aids the assimilation of food,
and so strengthens tike whole diges
tive system that you can eat anything
at any time without fear 4 indiges
tion. Just one little tablet out of a 60
cent box of Mi-o-ua before meals for a
few days, and you will soon regain
perfect health and streugth, and be
able to eat auytbing digestible with
out fear of stomach dlfflontlies.
Bo reliable is Mi-o-na in coring all
forms of stomach weakness and
troubles I but Koteriuuud gives a
iguad guarantee that the remedy will
cost nothing unless it cures. Mi.n.nn
'sella for to peuts, and is invaluable to
knyoue who soflfprs' wjth Indigestion,
jityTuusiitws or. went stpninoh
I will not be responsible for any
debts contracted or liable to be cou
traeteil by my wife, Mary Kthol Ooff,
a she left my tod and board without
Just cause or provocation.
JOHN A. OOFF.
April 91. WW. Lelaud, Ore.
J. M. CHILES
The Pioneer Grocer
rkUAbus GOODS AT
THE FINEST EYl-R
Dried Fruits of All Kinds
Wholesale and Retail
Feed and Flour Store
J. K. KKIU.KY, Proprietor.
Kerlcy's Feed St.tL.U-s. Swtli Sixth Street.
1W HiaiM uf 1 lour,
i la V of all kind,
lioiled lieil. v, Wheat and Oat,
t'loun !ray Oat-, f.ir S.vil,
iff" lU'droi'k ruvr.
P. f"pPr WIMIiintV Indian Pile
H I I Jfc, Hutment will i-ure llllud,
I f"Hitf.lnur and lutilli
I I brilo. li ulwnrl'llieluiur.
I I uiuj the lu lmiK at out t. arts
BSSi.ia noultlr, it'X'S lnstunt re-
hi t. IT. il.tams'lnillun Pile 0;nl-
U- mriit tsereititrtsl for Pi ! antl lu-h-I
ii i; of tlie urivatf itrt. Kr-ry btn Is
osrraiitvd. II ilrm-k'Kts. e en
HIS BEAR CROP
Bob 6kllcs, Hunter, Lament
GUESS ol' Bob Skiles won't never
have no confidence in b'ars ag'in,"
Sabin Budd, who Mi area rattle
snakes with a leather string and hunts
deer and bears with a single-barreled
muzals-loadlng shotgun. "And it
sarves him right, so it does."
Bob Skiles is famous in the neigh
borhood of Kettle Creek, Pa., as a
bear hunter and one who pretends to
use philosophical forethought as an
aid to his hunting. Thus, one day last
spring he discovered a family of bears
in the wooda along Polly's Run. It
consisted of a big and savage mother
bear and three cubs.- The cubs were
but a few weeks old.
Skiles' first impulse was to put a
ball through the old ; bar , as , she
rushed toward him from her retreat
beneath the roots of a fallen tree, and
to carry the cubs home allv; but on
second thought he resolved to apart
the family. He knew that the cub
would pine for their mother and par-
haps would not live under alien care
Til just let the hull caboodle of 'em
alone," said Bob. "Biz months from
now them cubs'U be in fine shape to
give me some fun in the wooda, and
the ol' woman b'ar'II have a nire new
roat o' fur on to her. I'll let 'em live,
and reap the harvest o' my bein' kind
to 'em along when snow begins to fly
So he did what no other hunter in all
that spread of waters would have done.
He passed on and left the bear family
About two week before Thanksgiv
ing he had the satisfnotion of knowing
thnt the eubs had grown to be more
then half as big aa their mother, fat as
pigs ready for the killing, end with
conts of fur of the Murkest and
glossiest. The mother wns also in
superb coat and finest condition. They
were snugly housed in Tamarack
"Guess I'll let 'em pick up for a
week or so more," said he. "Then
they'll be ready for me to have fun
A couple of days later he saw the
bear family again. The old bear and
two of the cubs went Into the swamp
and the other cub started away on his
own account, over toward an old wood
road, and down the road toward IUj's
"That ain't reg'lnr,"snid Bob. "That
b'ar ain't aetln' square!"
So he followed the cub, which went
along at a lively rate, and turned into
the woods, at the further edge of
which Illy had a few sheep in a lot,
with a long fence around it. Bob
Silkes hurried on, and came out of the
wooda into the lot Just aa the young
bear had cornered the sheep and had
"That bein' the case," said Bob, "I'll
have to have my fun with this young
rub right now."
And he killed the cub and gave it to
ply because It killed Bly's sheep.
A day or two afterward Bob had
an offer of a good price for a big
bearakin, and be went out to get the
mother of the family. He got on
her trail. The two young bears were
Hob followed her for an hour be
fore he got a shot, and the old bear
turned on him so fiercely that if it
had not been for his dog she might
have got him instead of his getting
hr, but he got her. The two young
Iimam went, lln a rilir irm '
"J Wave 'em," Md Boh. "V
have a ThankBglvIn' htlht with 'em,
and have a lot more fun. I'll get one
of 'em on that day and then I'll
keep t'other one for a Christmas
hunt. They'll wait for me."
In leas than a week after that,
though, some one from the county
seat sent word to Bob that If he
could send over a couple of bears,
young, fat and Juicy, right away, he
could get his own price for them, so
Bob concluded that he wouldn't keep
ho two remaining members of the
family waiting for him tiny longer,
httd he started out bright and enrly
to get them for the man at the
Comity seat. Babin Budd tell the
" Taln't fef me to be, the Jedge ov
folks' rtoln's," said Sahln, "but when
a feller has nosed around in the
woods us much aa Hob Skile has, an'
then goes un" puts his coiitldenee In
b'ars, it sarves him riirht if be gits
fooled. 1 was set tin' on n log over
thia side o' the big Cranberry mash,
waltin' fer ft deer that I thought
tnrblie mowt come nloti;r to chew
some, o' the wild grass on the edge
of it, and who should 1 see but Boh
with his trim on his shoulder, bound
"'Hello, ltolv!" I sung out. 'Where
do you think you're goln'T' !
" 'tloin' to pit them two b'ars '
mine that's over on the edge o old
Tamarack, waitiu' fer me.'
"So?, 1 says. 'Hope you'll git
'em,' 1 says.
" ' Yourse I'll git 'em!' says Hob.
"I didn't say notion' mure, nn' on
lie went. 1 l.iokel alter him fill he
got out o' mM. Then I savs to my-i-elf:
" "Si'im times ti feller is a lectio too
sure o' tl'incs. 'Specially If it' b'ar,'
"So I f.it nn the leu and sort o
I pondered, an' by an' by 'long come a
; sluiiiniiki' Hue tmck to eliatv wild
I grass nt the e.lge o' tlie cranberry
' mash, no' 1 Knckci him oter, skinned
j him out an' took him home. An' as
' 1 was golti' home I say to myself
SomrUiurs a toiler is a Itrte
ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS, OREGON, MAY 4, 1906.
too sure o' things. 'Specially if it's
b'ar,' I says.
"Now, the reason why I said that
was somethin like this. The day
afore I was settin' on that log waitin'
for the deer an' had that talk with
Bob Skiles I was over to Bly's clearin'.
It was along in the arternoon when
I stopped there, an' Bly says to
" 'Why ain't you out helpin' 'em
ketch the b'ar?' says he.
" 'B'ar?' I says. 'What b'ar?'
"The fattest an "blackest young
b'ar you ever see,' says Bly. 'One o
the Nelson boys saw it first, wab
blin' along not more'n a mile from
here, up the creek,' says he. 'It was
headin' in from Tamarack swamp.'
" 'Bo? I says. 'If there was two
b'ars now, 'stid o' one, I'd think sure
they must belong to Bob Skiles' b'ar
family the two that 's waitin' for
him to have fun with, I says.
"'Mebba,' says Bly, an' that's all
that was said jist then, about b'ar.'
" 'Long to'arda night, as I was on
the p'int o' leaving Bly's, in come
the Nelson boys an' - two or three
more. They was hootin' an' howlin
as if they'd jest eome in from elec
tion. An' they had good reason for
hootin'. They hadn't only fetched in
the b'ar that Bly waa talkin' about,
but they had fetched in another un
with it, jest the aame size aa' heft.
They was the fattest an' blackest
youngsters o' b'ars I ever see.
" They're the two orphans o' Bob
Skiles' b'ar family, aure aa sap!' saya
I. They be, certain.' An' they're
gone back onto Bob! They've abused
his confidence!' I says 'Hut what
could you expect of b'ars?' I says.
"An' with that I left for home, an'
didn't think nothin' more about it till
next day, when I waa settin' on that
log nigh Cranberry swamp waitin' for
a der that moot mebbe come along to
chaw the wild grass, an' seen' Bob
with hia gun, headin' for Tamarack
swamp to git his two b'ars.
"I didn't any nothin' to him 'bout
what I'd seen over to Bly's clearin.
'cause I thought there mowt setch
a thing be thnt the two b'ara the
Nelson boys got wa'n't the Bob Skiles
two orphans nrter all, but I couldn't
help remnrkln' to myself, as Bob
Went on to'ard the swamp that some
times a feller ia a leetle too sure o'
things 'npeoinlly if it's b'ar.
"Well, sir, the evenin' o' that day,
as I was cuttin' some steaks often
the ham o' that buck I had knocked
over when it come along to eat wild
grass on the cranberry mash, who
should come in but Bob Skiles.
"'Hello, Itobert!' says I. 'Where's
the two orphans?'
"Bob was lookin' glum an' disap
p'inted. " 'Sabin,' says he, 'you know how
I treated that b'ar family. I could
'a plunked the ol' woman b'ar an'
gobbled her young uns ten months
ago, 'moat, if I'd a been a mind to,
says he, 'but I treated 'em white, an'
give "em a chance to be somebody an'
to have some high ol' fun with me
this fall,' says he. 'I've been a
reg'lnr father to that family,' says
he, 'When I found out thnt one o ,
the young 'uns wns turnln' out to lie
a sheep thief I put him out o' the
way o' temptation.
" 'Then I see that the ol' woman
b'ar was gettin' old an' snssy, an'
I fixed her so she couldn't git her '
dander up nn' make herself look un- !
pleasant any more. But,' Rnys Bob, !
'I kep' my eye on t'other two young
una," 'ao's they wouldn't git to goin'
wrong, nn' so's they could still hare :
a bully chance to be on hand when I j
wanted 'em, so's they could show
they" 'prceiated what I had done fos. '
" 'But what have they done?' says .
Bob, 'litre waa their chance to- I
day, to show their gratitude, but
'stid o' doln' of it they go an' hide,' i
he says, 'an' make me trapse an' :
trudge an' tumble 'round In ol' Tam
nrnrk an' every which way through
the woods,' he says, an' there don't
neither one on 'em show up! I
call that, Sabin,' says Bob, 'a treatln'
a f oiler contemptible mean an' incon
siderate!' he saya. 1
" 'That's jest what it is. Robert,' I
says. 'But they hain't made nothin' .
bv it.' I snvs. '
'" 'No?' he'snys. 'Why?'
" 'They didn't hide from you,' I
says to Hob, I
"An' then t up an' told him all
about the ytiung b'ars the Nelson
boys I had gathered in, 'cause 1
kjnowpd then, for rertaTn, that they '
Was Holi Skiles two orphan. Bob j
he leaned onto Mr gun nnd sighed.
"'Well,' he Rays, ''taln't thnt 1
blame the Nelson boys. Their hnnnd
en duty Was to gether In b'ars if
they ec any to gether in. lt'a the I
terrible ingratitude o' them two '
b'ars that hurts me.' he says. 'I '
netcr would a 'thiink it! Never!'
"An" with that Hob went on home,
nn' thoutrh 1 wa'n't no ways glad he
was fooled so bad -tpiite the contrary-jit
I couldn't help thinkiti'
that it sarved him right. Yes, sir.
You kin bet your pile it don't pay to
put your confidence in b'ar!" N. Y.
There Hail Hern Others.
"You," sighed the rejected lover,
"would tintl your name written in im
perishable clia meters in my heart
could you but look."
"o?" ivi'.rinnivil the fair young
I'liti;-, tlio w ."W :iare of tin- fact
that The svtalu had been playing
Uoinco a! t'-.' .-l ie r -.viet!iing
like -ii years. "So? T' ':) t . t must
bate a l:e;;rt l.'.e a I: : ! directory
by this time." Kaltiiuore American.
II Often Srrnis 9o.
"Whut i an inveulor?" asked the
"An inventor," replied the inventor's
son. promptly, "is somet' ine, designed
by nature for the ue t f a promoter."
i iimn mmvr
Gardens and crops of all kinds are
We are still building roads in this
district to the satisfaction of the
A baseball nine is being organized
at Laurel Grove that will surpass all
We had very nioe little raios of
late that will keep the crops growing
for some time.
Alonzo Hyde paid the city a visit
one day of last week, also Jeff and
Fine, warm, growing weather.
Plenty of work and money and gener
al good times, to all.
All the miners have 'tamed their
attention to farming - at present, at
least all of them who have land.
Ed Swinden i basy planting corn ;
be baa a nice borne at Laorel Grove
located about miles from Murphy
aod about a quarter of mile off of
the main poblio road.
Williams Bros, will start their mill
at this place now in a day or two.
The loggers will soon be done banling
Mrs. Alger's timber then they will
ommence on Mr. Hays' timber.
Well, I will say to Wide Awake
that I am a little foxy by nature; if
he shonld think I was not just let him
show me a dog that would bite then I
would be pretty foxy. But come np,
Wide Awake, any way.
We may have a creamery before
long. A meeting was held at Provolt
last Monday to consider the matter.
I hope they will decide to have a
creamery, and every farmer will be
glad to if he is onto his job. There
is. where the easy money lays alright.
E. N. Provolt is nominated for
oimmisigoner on the democratio tic
ket. He advocates building good
roads, bnt we think he can do no more
than any other good man as our
county is not able to build roads like
he talks about. JUMBO.
A Thoutand Dollar's Worth of Good.
"I have been afflioted with kidney
and bladder trouble for years, passing
gravel or stones with excruciating
pain," says A. H. Thames, a well
known coal operator of Buffalo, O.
"I got no relief from medicine ontll I
began taking Foley's Kidney Core,
then the result was surprising. A
few doses started the brick-dust-like
substance and now I have no pains
across my kidneys and I feel like a
new man. It has doue me $1000
worth of good." Foley's Kidney
Core will enre every form of kidney
or bladder disease. For sale by H. A.
Letcher is the only licensed optician
in Josephine unnntv.
Maps of Oregon Washinton and
California at the Mnsio Store.
Send vour family washing to the
Steam Laondry. All rough dry work
2fl cent per dozen. Phone 873.
Your clothes called for and delivered
and all flatwors that goes through
the manRle washer, ironed at 2fio per
dozen. orPP1 Pe8 Steam Laondry.
Letchrf has just received another
stock of luoses aud can fit all kinds of
eyes. His apparatus for the testing
of vision is all np-to-date and the
moat reliable kind,
Curtis & Co. for Watches, Clocks,
Gold Rings and Jewelry, fine watch
repairing, engraving. Goods sold at
reasonable prices. Come and see nr.
I. O. O. F. Building, Grants P-8.
is the essential charprintio of men
and women. invaluable to good
business, men. and necessary to honte
WiVes. A 'Woman shows good judg
ment vhfn she buys White's Cream
Vermifuge for her baby. The best
wvrm medicine ever offered to
uiOXhers. Many iudeed are the setisi
! hie mothers, who write expressing
their gratitude for the good health of
their children, which thiyowetothe
use of White's Cream Vermifuge. For
sale by Rotruia:!d and National Drurf
Rates for Elks Convention.
Anunal Convention Grand Loiig
Benevolent and Protective Order of
Elks, Denver. Colorado, July 17 IS,
IS, ltWrt. Round trip tickt ts will lie
oil sale July 10, 11. 13, lit, 14. IS. lUOfi
at following rates: One way through
Portland, and one way through Cali
fornia, from Grtnts Pass, Med ford
aud Ashland, ieS.SO. Roth ways
through Portland, from Grauts Pass.
fn:U5; from Medford. f4tHI; from
Ai-hhitid, it.'. :0. Going limit July
ll'th; return limit. September :10th,
I SUV.. Stopcvi rs will be crmtel in
either direction w.t'iin the truit
limit, exeeft that no t -povers will be
allowed in C.iliforori on e,oin trip.
A. U CUAId. O. P. A.
Take LXaUVC DrOlTlO IUimn ; VtMfts,
Seven MHlion fcoxes o'.i t. 12 month. Thlo slacture,
I Buy and Sell
No 487 80 acres. Between 8 and 10 acres meadow with good
irrigating ditch and about 8 acres ot bench land seeded to grain; large
box house, barn, sheds for stock and all necessary outbuildings; two
horses hack an'' wagon; two set ot harness; 21 head of stock; 1 brood
sow and pigs; poultry; all farming implements, consisting of mower,
rake plow harrow and various other small tools; mower and rake al
most new; about 9,000 feet of lumber, together with household goods.
$2500.00 takes the entire outfit. Good for 30 days only.
No. 494. 240 acres. Good three room house, small barn, moke
house and all other out buildings. 30 acres fenced. 20 acres in culti
vation. Small orchard. Plenty of good timber. Living water.
$5.00 per acre.
Yours for bargains,
The Real Estate Man
Hello 393 Office.
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Office at the
BICYCLE DEN, East of Depot.
WALL PAPER and
W.P.Sharman and E.F.LeMisux
SOUTH 6IXTH STREET, NEAR J
Full stock of Wall Paper all designs
quality and prices.
Paints, Varnishes, Oils, Brushes
nfc'i '(- I'll Artit-ts sunr-Ve".
Mall orders promptly filled.
Justice blanks at the Courier office.
W. B. SHERMAN
Real Estate and Timber
ROOMS 10 4 12, MASONIC TEMPLE
GRANTS PASS, OREGON
FRANK HECK, Proprietor
Successor to Hayes & Heck
Special attention given to mining men and commercial
Sixth street, Grants Pass, Oregon
and SALE STABLES
C. A. DICKIS0N, Proprietor.
H Mwt ielwrn filth anil Sixth
Tlu Popular Barber Shop '
Got your Unisonal work done t i
On Sixth Street Three chakV
i'.ath Koiim in ivmnvtum -
To Cure a r 3 r One Day
i ww Mi im I, 'HWiinsu uxuvDW?: stilus
Grants Pass. Ore.
Grants Pass Breeders Association
PERCH ER0N STALLION
Will stand at the following pi ces
one day in each week:
Williams C O. Bifjelow's.
Applegate Near Rose Hall.
Murphy H. L. Reed's.
Service: Insurance, $20.00",
For further information address,
C. E. HARMON.
Grants Pass, Ore.
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Grants Pass, Orenorr
T. Curf a Cold In ()n,. nUT
'ako LAXATIVE RTirmn rw
ine inl'l ts. Druggists refund money
if fai!s to cnro- E. W. GROVE'S
signature is on each loa. 2jc.
ta Two Days,
. o rrU'f. HI rents and SI.um. W.LI
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