Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Rogue River courier. (Grants Pass, Or.) 1886-1927 | View Entire Issue (June 8, 1906)
ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS, OREGON, JUNE 8. 1906.
7 . .
The season for Strawberry Short
cake ought to make everybody
Berries now coming in quite freely
but we need more sunshine to have
cheaper berries. Price this week
$1.25 per crate, 3 boxes for 25c,
Doxes tor dc.
Z) Crape Fruit
Fancy Naval Oranges
40 and 60c aoz
Lemons 20 and 25c d
Bananas 30 and 40c
New Potatoes, New Red Onions, New Cabbage
Tiat Mild Cheese 20c per pound.
Boiled Ham, we slice it, 30c pound.
Heinz Apple Butter.
Just arrived, auolber Fresh Lot of
O. & 8. COFFEE and TEA.
One PoMEiigllsli Breakfast Tea 25c.
One pound of (Toffee (better than the
average 25 or 30c kind) for 20c at
Jane 18, Monday Annual encampment
begins at Grants Pass of Sou; hern
Oregon Soldiers and Sailors Reunion
Jane 20. Wednesday Annual encamp
msnt begins at Grants Pass of De
partment of Oregon, G. A. R.
Jnne 23, Saturday Meeting of fruit
growers at the Oourier ofiioe at 1 p.
m. to organize a fruitgrowers nniou.
July 11-20, Southern Oregon Chautau
qua Assembly held at Ashland.
Christian Church Annual Basket
Meeting Next Sunday
Next Sunday there will be an all
day service at the Christian church.
Mr. Bower will speak in the morn
ing on "The Elements Which Make
the Church," after which a dinner
will be enjoyed together in the lecture
room. At 3:30 p. m. the church will
meet in business session to hear re
ports of all departments of the work
for the past year, to choose elders and
deacons for future work and to make
some definite plana as a guiding star
for the coming year. The evening
services and the Sunday school at 10
a. m. will be as usual. Members
from all over the county 'are urged to
be present and friends will be welcome
at all service.
Readers can draw their own conclu
sion from the following item in the
recent proceedings of the Med ford
council as published in the Daily
Tribune of that place :
An ordinance to regulate the salaries
of polioe omcers was read three times.
and passed. Salaries were placed at
$58 per month. Equal to $4fi real
money, and officers were forbidden
Steel Range with
at Cramer Bros.
reservoir for 135
II St bet 6th and 7 th
Perfect Satisfaction Always
Cbunt, weigh and mewmrt everything
fmy." American Uroeer.
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 ju st before the big fire at bottom prices.
A large lot'ofjold Istock Wall Paper atJlyonr
Building Paper at 25Jofusual price.
1 You lose'money byjnot visiting Bannard's store.
; Items of Personal Xi
Win. Fiy baa taken a position
L P. Orr'i drug store at Ashland.
Lonnie Moon of Portland is visit
ing friends in Grants Pass this week.
Misses Muselle and Adella Mnlkey
left Wednesday evening for their home
at Myrtle Creek.
Mr. and Mrs Bert Barnes and baby,
ara visiting friends and relatives in
Ashland this week.
Mrs. Emily Stevens of Gold Hill is
spending a few days in Grants Pass,
the guest of Mrs. M. E. Horr.
Miss Gertie McCallister left last
week for Seattle, Wash., where she
expects to remain for some time.
Miss Vesta Terke, who is employed
on the Glendale paper, is visiting her
mother in Grants Pass this week.
W. L Sweetland was at Medford
Tuesday on a business trip in con
nection with bis meat market in this
Lyle Stevens, went to Oakland,
Ore., Staurday evening to visit his
parenta He returned to Grants Pass
C. R. Wilson, who made a rich
quartz find on Saidine creek . near
Gold Hill this past Winter, has sold
his claim to Eastern men for 120,000
and they are now developing it, to
put on machinery.
Miss Vida Moore, daughter of Dr.
J. S. Moore, now of Portland and
formerly of this city, is spending the
week in Grants Pass visiting friends
while being a guest at tbe home of
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Jewell.
Colonel W. S. Wood left Thursday
evening for San Franolsoo where be
will go into business. Mrs. Wood re
mains in Grants Pass and with her
son, John R. Hyde will continue the
management of the Palace hotel. '
J. H. Austin, the Kerby attorney
who lacked but a few votes of win
ning tbe democratic nomination for
representative in the late primary
election, was in Grants Pass this week
attending to legal business before the
Miss Dolly Williams returned to
Grants Pass Tuesday evening from
Santa Lucas, Cal., and will reside
here with her father in the future.
Miss Williams was accompanied by
Mies Brown, who will visit with her
for several weeks.
Mrs. Will Hill, who was operated
upon two weeks ago by Dr. Lough
ridge for appeodioitis and for the
removal of an abdominal tumor, is
now able to be about "her room and
will soon leave the Southern Oregon
Hospital for her home in this city.
Rae Benson, formerly of this plaoe
but later of San Franolsoo, has re
turned to Grants Pass to reside and
will resume his position as book
keeper with the California Pine Box
& Lumber Co. Mrs. Benson and the
children will join Mr. Benson later.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Stovall went
to Corvallis Tuesday evening to at-,
tend the wedding of Mr. Stovall's sis- j
ter. Mr. Stovall will also deliver an ,
address to the Alumni Association of !
the Agricultural College at that plaoe. i
Ihey expect to be absent about 10 j
A. E. Voorhies left Tuesday to join
Mrs. Voorhies and Earle at Portland, I
en route to attend the National Ed- j
itorial convention at Indianapolis.
Tbey will visit friends in Chioago and
Ohio points, and also visit Mrs. Voor
hies' parents at Greenville, Mich.,
where Mrs. Voorhies and Earlo will
spend the Summer.
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Green have
traded their property on South Sixth
street for the store building and stock
of goods on Sixth street opposite the
Court House belonlgng to Mrs. M.
Brown. Mr. Green Is a professional
candy maker and they will add a fine
assortment of pure, fresh home made
candies to their stock of notions and
Coroner Flanagan was called- to
Galice Tuesday to investigate the
cause of death of Francis Pendleton,
found dead in his cabin in the settle
ment. From indications the man had
been dead a month and from natural
causes He was an old soldier, 75
years old and lived by himself. He
had no known relatives and the body
was in such a state that burial was
made near the cabin.
Mrs. Lee Calvert and children re
turned last Friday evening from
Phoenix whete they bad spent the
week with relatives the greater part
of the time at tbe home of Mrs. Cal
vert's brother, W. R. Coleman, a
merchant of Phoenix and who was
elected by a large majority olerk of
Jackson county at tbe electionMonday.
Mrs. Calvert attended the Decoration
Day exercises at Phoenix in tbe ceme
tery of which is interred the remains
of her father and mother, Mr. and
Mrs. John Coleman, who came to this
Valley in 1863.
T. L. Masters, who left Grants Pass
last February for the Blue Ledge
district on the Upper Applegate, was
in this city Monday and Tuesday.
Mr. Masters has taken up a quartz
claim on tbe head of Elliott creek
seven miles east of Joes Bar that
several assays show to be very promis
ing. Several other claims in that
vicinity are being developed by other
parties that are showing up well. Mr.
Masters thinks that the distriot about
tbe head of the Applegate river will
become one of the richest oopper
and gold sections of Southern Oregon.
W. R. Rannie, plumber for Hair
Riddle Hardware Company, lost his
right eye Monday in a most peculiar
accident. He was filing on a boiler
when the file slipped and the end
penrtrated the eye cutting the ball so
seveiely as to totally ruin tbe sight and
make its removal necessary. This
was done by Dr. Find ley at the
Southern Oregon General Hospital.
The injury is healing very fast and
Thursday Mr. Rannie was able to
leave the Hosplal and go to his home.
So soon as the cavity is healed a false
eye will be fitted to it by Dr. Findley
so to protect the delicate membraue
and to prevent disfigurement. The
other eye not being injured Mr. Ran
nie will be able to resume his work
in a short time.
Of Grants Pass
Conducted by Prof. Geo. O'Brien
Through conrse of instruction in all
branches of fine and industrial art, ao
oordsng to the Methods in vogue in the
large eastern acadmiea. Drawing,
Painting, Modeling, Architroture etc.
Clan Tuition 25 centi and upward
For further particulars apply at room
6, Maeonio Temple, from 9 to 18 a. m.
LONG At Grants Pasi, Ore., Satur
day, June 2, 1908, to Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. L Long, a daughter.
DAVIS At Grants Pass, Oregon,
Wednesday, June 6, 1906, to Mr. and
Mrs. James Davis, a son.
HUTCH1N3 McAHRON In Grants
Pas. Ore., on Wednesay evening.
June 6, 1906, at the parsonage of j
tne xtewmao jn. r,. cnurcn, cuwara
W. Hutchins and Miss Lnra Mo
Ahron, both of Medford, Rev. C. O.
Beck man officiating.
VEATCH PARKER In Bethany
Presbyterian chnroh in Grants Pass
on Wednesday, June ft, '.906, at 8:30
Lin.. Mr. Elbert Veatch to Mis
ura Parker, Rev. Robert McLean
Pmwinflv of thA Hma flrnd in ttlA
music of Mendelesehon's Wedding
I Marob rendered on the piano by Mrs.
: H. C. Kinney and Miss Ethel Palmer
the bridal procession patted from the
church parlors to a place before the
altar where stood Rev. Robert Mo- change comes pretty near telling what
Lean and in the simple, yet beautiful constitutes a true gentleman: "A
service of the Presbyterian church j man that's clean inside and outside;
made the young couple husband and ! who neither looks up to the rioh nor
wife. The bride was attended by her down on the poor; who can lose with
sister, Miss Gussie Parker and the ; out squealing and can win without
groom by Roy Hackett The church j bragging; who is considerate to
was tastily decorated with roses pink women, children and old people; who
and white being the color effect, j i too brave to lie, too generous to
There were manv friends nreient and chest, and who takes his share of the
' the presents were numerous and both
1 artistio and useful. Thursday morn
ing Mr. and Mrs. Veatch left for
Portland and the Sound on a short
: wedding tour and on their return they
! will occupy a neat cottage on North
Third street that Mr. Veatch has bad
I built. Mr. Veatch Is a bookkeeper in
tbe Grants Pass Banking & Trust
i Company's bank and is a young man
of fine character and manly habits and
his bride is the daughetr of Mr. and
I Mrs. Geo. H. Parker. Sbe is a young
lady trained in all tbe attainments
that go to make a perfect woman and
' she is popular in tbe full circle of her
both have a host of
! friends who feel certain tbat marriage
... . . .. .....
i will not be a failure in their home.
LEMMONS At Williams. Ore., Jnne
6, 1906, Charles Lemmons, aged 87
yearsand 10 months. ' '
; A Brief Record of '
c Local Events.
Hammocks from f 1 np at Cramer
Tbe Palace hotel is now under the
management of John R. Hyde, who
will assume all accounts and collect
June U will be "Flag Day"
throughout the United States and
the National colors will be paid due
honor on that day.
Miss Azella Mulkey and sister Miss
Mulkey of Grants Pars came np today
for a few days visit ' to Ashland
friends. Ashland Tidings.
M. E. Horr is having an addition
built to his dwelling, on Second and
O streets, that will add both to tbe
convenience and appearance of his
"Tbe Dalles hus set the paoe for
Oregon on tbe clean-up proposition,"
says the Portland Journal in an arti
cle telling about it. The paoe is all
right, but the stopping is what hurts.
We don't know what to do with the
"rake-off. "The Dalles Chronicle.
W. H. Tate, lately in business in
Ashland, has rented the Hall building
on Sitxh and C streets and has opened
an ice cream, oon feet ion and notion
store. Mr. Tate is fitting up an at
tractive stand and announces that be
will serve the trade with the best in
Secretary of State Dunbar has had
printed and will oirculate throughout
the state a large number of notices,
printed upon white muslin, to be
posted in tbe timber sections as a
warning to violators of the laws for
the protection of tbe forests and tim
ber of the state.
The Co-operative Creamery Associa
tion has been organized for the por
pouse of building a creamery at Cen
tral Point. The Herald says: "The
following were elected as an executive
committee to represent the subscribers
during tbe erection of the creamery
R. C. Henley, Tyson Beal, J. M.
Upton, M. Marshall and S. K. Adams.
A handsome improvement is being
made by the Chautauqua Association
at the north entrance to their park
between the Camps building and the
Elk's Hall. A ten foot walk has been
graded down the center and about five
feet of lawn has been planted down
each side, making a great improve
ment over its former appearance.
Kesterson Sc Silsby of this city who
for tbe past three Summers have
operated two mills on Evans creek are
operating but one this season. The
upper or Pleasant creek mill, they
have moved to West Fork and have it
ereoted and will put it in operation
next week. With the two mills it is
expeoted to put out 60,000 feet of lum
ber por day. all sugar pine.
Grants Pass Assembly, No. 8, Lin
coln Annuity Union, initiated nine
candidates Saturday evening. The
local Assembly is the oldest in the
state. There is now 46 thriving As
semblies in the state of Oregon and
the Order is making the greatest growth
of any Order on the Pacifio Coast.
There will be over 20 candidates
initiated in the A. O. U. W. hall Sat
Friends in this city have received
word from Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Scott
that the Btork lias mado its first visit
at their home and left in their keep
ing a fine girl baby. Mr. Scott is an
electrician in the employ of tbe Con
dor Water Light & Power Company
and he and his wife resided in Grants
i Pms ontil this Spring when he was
transferred to Central Point to take
I.I - tt. . ' K 1.. . L. . .
uimrgv VI II I B KUm'9UIJ WUI. 1U ilia.
The following definition in an ex-
world and lets other people have
Tbe Young People's Christian Tem
perance Union gave a Silver Medal
Contest st the Woodman Hall last
Friday evening. It was one of the
most interesting prorgama In that
line, that has ever been given here
for a long time. Tbere were five
contestants and each one was deter
mined tbat tbe medal should be
awarded to them. This made the oon
test very close indeed. The contest
ants were. Misses Wilna Gilkey. Ethel
Riggs and Ella Savage and Messrs.
Georse Birdseye and Harry Gordon.
In., u.j.i . . i-a t uiu wiin
Ill, MWI TT wv .. .
. .u,.,.. - i..n.
there were six or seven musical num
bers, both instrumental and vocal,
making an exceedingly interesting
SOME BARGAIN POINTERS
News Note From the Business
Men to Readers.
Physioian and Dentist
Dr. M. C Findley,
Ocalist, Anrist, licensed optician.
Goto Coron for Plumbing.
Sewer Pipe at Cramer Bros.
M. Clement. Prescription Druggist.
Tents and Wagon Covers at Cramer
A splendid line of Royal Charter Oak
Ranges at Coron 'i
Order seals and rubber 'stamps of
A. E. Voorhies.
Letcher is the only licensed optician
in Josephine uounty.
Fishing Taokle that catches Ash is
sold at Cramer Bros.
For a e'eau bed and a good meal
try the Western Hotel.
Maps of Oregon Wash in ton and
California at the Musio Store.
White Mountain Freezers at Cramer
New Shirt Waists. Prioes cannot
be met at Mrs. E. Rebkopf & Co.
And still I am insuring and selling
real estate at tbe old stand. J. E.
Pattons Sun Proof Paint guaran
teed for five years is sold only by
Placer and quarts location notoes,
mine deeds, leases, eta, at tbe
New Spring goods arriving every
day. All the latest novelities at Mrs.
E. Rehkofp & Co. 4-Btf
Camp Stoves with cast Tops at
Send your family washing to tbe
Sream Laundry. All rough dry work
25 cent per dozen. Phone 878.
Photos made at Art Gallery (big
tent) on F street are good. Stop in,
see samples and be convinced. 6-8 2t
Dr. W. F. Kremer will hereafter be
in his office in the Courier building
from 7 to 8 o'clock each evening. 2-tftf
Your clothes called for and delivered
and all flatwork that goes through
the mangle washer, ironed at 28o per
dozen. Grants Pass Steam Laundry.
Bailders Hardware at Cramer Bros.
Letoher has Just received another
stock of lenses and oan fit all kinds of
eyes. His apparatus for the testing
of vision is all up-to-date and tl.
moat reliable kind.
' tint C lolhu Makers
and a big one.
tailoring is responsible
materials are as good
Just drop your
"Raady-Made" long enough
Schlobs Suit. You'll find
than the averge custom-tailor's work.
We have all the latest styles.
Come and see them.
P. H. Harth
Walk Over Shoes.
If your tackle is all right,
and that means Flies and
Hooks as well as Line,
Pole and Reel. We have
always been able to sell
the tackle that brought
the fish, and can do the
same this year. If you
are going where there
are trout, come and see
Odd Fellow' Block
Who la It
Wants to buy or trade Grants Pass
residence property for a first class,
up-to-date newly furnished Hotel in
Willamette Valley town on main line
of S. P. Ry. Everything bright and
new; good, commercial trade. No
opposition. Address Box 104, Halsey,
Ore. 6-1 It.
Tea was cultivated in Cbini
years before the Christian era.
all ready-made Clothes are
haven't seen our Scnxoss
look is one difference
Extra good styling and
for that and the
to try on a
it far better
$10 to $25
& Son, Inc.
Stetson and Panama Hats