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ROGOB RIVER COURIER GRANTS PASS, OREGON, JUNE 29. 190b.
The Strength of a
Bank is shown,
1st, By its working capital
2nd, By its stockholders.
3rd, By its management.
First Rational Bank
OF SOUTHERN OREGON
Grants Past, Oregon.
Has a Capital, Surplus
Undivided Profit $77,500.00
And an additional Stock
holders Liability (un
der the National Bank
ing Law). .... 50,000 00
Total Responsibility $127,500.00
Johx D. Fry,
. P. H. Harth,
J. T. Tuffs,
H. C. Kinney.
R. A. Booth. Pres.
J. C. Campbell, V. Pres.
H L Gilkey, Cashier.
NEW STOCK OF
i 1 West C Street .
Second Block from Sixth Street
, i j ; 'jAt prices that j
1 .' .-make bargains. '
Saw mill and lumber yard laborers,
; 12.25 per day. Woodsmen $3.25 to 3.
'Steady work. Apply, to Booth-Kelly
'Lumber Co.', Eugene, Ore.
'v Send the Courier to your friend, so
i he can learn the facts in regard to the
famous Roane River Vallev.
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Paints, Varnishes, Oils. Brushes
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Mail orders promptly filled.
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TO HOLD BIG RALLY
Ashland July 17 Addresses by
Portland Speakers Special
Train From Grants Pass.
Dr. C. R Ray, president of the
Rogue River Valley Development
League, and President G. F. Billings,
of the Southern Oregon Chantauqna
Association, are getting plans well
nnder way to make Development
League Day, July 17, of the Chautau
qua assembly one of the biggest events
in the way of boosting Southern Ore
gon ever held In this part of the state,
President Billings writes the
Courier that he ha secured Hon. Tom
Richardson, manager of the Portland
Commercial club, Col. E. Hofer, presi
dent of the Willamette Valley De
velopment League and President P. L.
Campbell of the State University, as
the leading speakers, for the day. A
special train will be run from Grants
Pass to accommodate the oitizena of
that place and of Woodville. Gold
Hill, Gold Ray, Ceutral Point. Jack
sonville and Medford. The train will
leave Grants Pass in the morning and
will remain over in Ashland nntil
10 :30 p m. so that the visitors may
attend the evening session of the
Chautanqna Assembly. A program of
a high class will be prepared for, that
evening. A special low rate will be
Riven by the railroad company and it
is hoped to get a one-fare rate. ,
It is expected tnat 600 . or more
people will attend this meeting of the
Rogue River Development League aud
give the movement for the promotion
of the general welfare and prosperity
of the Valley a big boost. The fields,
orchards aud green hills make Rogue
River Valley a veritable picture at
this season of the- year and to even
have the pleasure of a ride through
this, one of the fairest valleys on the
Pacific Coast, will fully repay all who
will go. Then the presence of all is
needed to give an impetus to the work
of the League in promoting the de
velopment of ., the resources of South
In connection with these meetings
of, the Rogue . River Development
League Mr. BUings calls the Courier
toaocount for stating that Jackson
ville had no representative at the
recent'toeetiing In I Grants' Pbs. The
genial president : of the Chautauqua
holds that an apology is due the old
pioneer town, or rather to two of its
handsome young ladies for there jtvere
present In Grants' Pass; from Jackson
ville, t Alieses Leila and Maud Prim,
daughters of Judge Prim aud two of
the popular teachers of Jackson
county. The Courier apologizes for
its remissness and the next time those
young ladies attend a .meeting of the
Rogue River Development. League
they shall have a most favorable
menticn for their public spirit in
representing their town, a p'ace of
surpassing natural beauty and of fine
advantages and of br-autiful homes
and a people of generous impulses and
contented spirit, the environment of
which has placed it somewhat in the
rear of the procession of progress.
- Dr. Ray is- proving himself to be a
most energetic president of the Rogue
River Developmeot League and is de
voting both time and money in fur
thering the work of the League.;. He
is doing most! effective boosting , for
the snccees of the Ashland meeting
and its success 'will be largely due to
him. He sendB the Courier the fol
lowing communication for publication
and it nhould be read by every resi
dent of this Valley.
Gold Ray, ' Jane 23. 1906. To the
Editor Dear Sir: I take this means of
thanking the people of Jackson and
Josepliiiw counties - for the honor con
ferred on me in re-electing me as
president of the Rogue River Valley
Development League, and I wish to
assure them that I will do everything
in my power to "boost" the entire
The enthusiasm already shown in
this movement by the united efforts
of the Commercial Clubs, Boards of
Trade, the people, and the able, nntir
ing effort of our secretary, Captain
M. F. Eggleston, convinces me that
great prosperity will be brought to
the entire Valley
In traveling from the Atlantio to
the Paoific Ocean and from Seatlte to
San Diego, there is no spot that will
compare with the beautiful Rogue
River Valley in the richness of soil,
perfection ft climate, and manifold
In the "Promised Land of Canaan,
it was the custom of our ancestors to
labor six days a week and rest on the
seventh. In this favored valley, it is
only necessary to labor one day, and
rest the balance of the week.
Traveling through the sage brush
deserts in Eastern Oregn, Idaho,
Wyoming, Western Nebraska, Colora
do, Nevada, New Mexico and South
ern California, where the drifting
sands obliterate roads and bury fences,
there are numerous evidences of the
influx of hundreds of thousands of
new settlers. Poor, deluded people!
One feels that all that is needed is the
Latter Day Prophet (Advertising) to
lead them into the rich valley of the
Rogue River. ' "''
The thought arises that if these'peo
ple can afford to pay from $10 to 50
per acre for this" land and then in ad
dition to this,' mortgage their future
at the rate of $20 per acre for" water
and an annual rental of from $2.60 to
fo'Tier acre, 'then thev would gladly pay
$100 per acre for' our now unused and
nutilled hillside and from f 100 to $500
per acre for our valley lands. " "
THERE IS NO QUESTION BUT
WHAT THE LANDS OF THIS VAL
LEY CAN BE MADE WORTH
THAT' MUCH MONEY. AND
MORE, BY DOING ONLY TWO
SIMPLE. EASY THINGS: "PULL
TOGETHER I PULL TOGETHER!"
ADVERTISE! ADVERTISE! AD-
VFRTISE !" ' ''
LET THE PEOPLE OF THE
WORLD KN6W WHAT WE HAVE
GOT AND THEN WHEN THEY
COME, "DON'T KNOCK. BUT
BOOST" ' Ever bear in mind that
one "knocker" can tear down faster
than 10 "boosters" can build up;
Denver, Salt Lake, Spokane, and
Los Angeles are located in the midst
of deserts with not one-quarter of the
resources tbat -surround . our Valley
towns i we are equi-distant from Port
land and San Francisco, with hun
dreds of miles of undeveloped country
east and west to draw on for susten
ance, and some day, in spite of every
handicap, "THERE WILL BE . A
'SPOKANE' IN OUR MIDST." Let
us hasten the day. Let us be np and
doing. PULL TOGETHER I 'ADVER
TISE ! BOOST. , -' ,
The mansgers of the Ashland Chau
tauqua have kindly designated July
17 as ; Booster" day one whole day
set aside out of their busy calendar
for the benefit of the Rogue River
Valley Development League. '
Let's wake up; let every city, town,
village and precinct be represented at
Ashland. , Let every . store in both
counties-close their doors that day;
let evety man. woman, and child go
to Ashland July 17th. Let's have a
monster ruass meeting at Ashland and
show that we are in earnest. '
This Is a businers proposition and
for the benefit of every man, woman
aud child in the Rogue River Valley.
The Rogue River Valley Development
League is organized not only for the
upbuilding of the valley and the in
troduction of morn capital and more
people, hot also for the correction of
evils and the making of all internal
improvements. We believe' in the
Golden Rule. If we have a bad
neighbor, "reform him." If we have
a good neighbor, tnoourage him. We
are one great family ; make it so at
tractive and home-like that we will
hang together, and "pull together."
Encourage the "new comer" so that
he will wander no further, but say,
THIS IS HOME."
Yonr fellow "booster,"
, C. R. KAY.
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Grcvduate Largest Class In Its
History Has Fine Outlook
For Nxt Year.
The year ended Jnne 12th with the
graduation of 34 seniors, the largest
olask iu the history of t'e school The
citizens of Ashlaud and the surround
ing country came out en masse, aud
more than 1500 people witnessed the
closing exeroises in the Chautauqua
building. The presentation of the
scarf by Miss Nora Beebo on behalf of
the Seniors to Walter Herndon who re
ceived it on behalf of the Juniors
was an unique and pleasant feature,
This banner passes from class to class
year after year and is the cherished
relic of the school.
The number of people who attend
ed the exeroises from abroad bespeak
wide interest felt in the school.
School superintendents .and members
and teaoberi ,rom various parts of
Southern Oregon were in attendance.
The Alumni Association was attend
ed,, by 90 members. The , present
faculty and students were rejoiced to
see the, lively interest here shown by
tbe students of loug ago., ,--,'),,
Nearly all of the graduates of this
year will teach. . Most of them have
good positions. .Next year , will .find
each of them located in some desirable
field for work. The best positions ask
for , the, best , teachers and the best
teachers seek the best positions.. The
normal graduate and the best position
always find each other. -
Of recent, graduates Vora Storey is
elected to the Woodburn High School,
Hoy MoNeil sod Anna Beeson to tne
Medford schools, Eva Storey, Docia
Willits and O. W. Milam to the Ash
land schools, Harvey Iolow principal-
ship Pleasant Hill, . C. Strange City
Superintendent CoUage Grove, Worth
Harvey principal Cottage Grove, and
Mary Mondy High School at Cottage
Grove,, Ola and , Mabel Mickey, Cor
delia Grant aud Jessie Wilson Cottage
Grove Publio Schools, LeUie Cooper
Myrtle Point, School, 4 Stella Campbell
and Mabel Campbell,, Klamath Falls
School, Elsie Parks, Creswell School,
Elizabeth GribsoU Central Point and
Lucie George ' principal at' Grants
Pes 'V .
Of the former graduates Lincoln
Savage is Superintendent of the
schools of Josephine' County, J. Percy
Well, .' Superintendent' Jacksonville
Publio Schools and S. P. Robbing
Superintentden of Myrtle Point Publio
' This liitt will suffice, to show ths
character of positions "'occupied by
those people thoroughly prepared for
their work. They are reoeivlug
salaries varying froru' $50 to $100 per
month. ' ! '
It will be of interest' to all friends
of the ' ichool to know that with the
acceptance of the appropriation' bill
by the people the Ashland water sys
tem will be extended to the lnornial
School grounds where lawns and
lountaius, plants' and shrubbery ' will
further adorn the already beautiful
Normal School campus.' 'A heating
plant will be established at once and
large additions will be made to the
physical and chemical labratory and
to the Normal School lir-rary, three
new teachers will be added, an ad
vance year will be' added to the Nor
mal School from which will be gradu
ated at leant IS persons who are al
ready applying for entrance to that
' In fact, the entrance and graduation
requirements will parallel that done
by the San Francisco Normal School
which is taken as a standard and
which is acknowledged the best in
stitution of its kiud on the Pacific
The faculty and students of the
Normal School are deeply loyal to the
institution. They have passed resolu
tions thanking the people of Southern
Oregon for the stand they took at the
polls in June concerning the appro
priation for state institutions. Every
town and county in the territory em
braced by Jackson, Coos, Curry,
Douglas, Josephine, Klamath and
Lake threw a heavy majority for the
appropriation bill aud this institution
construes this vote into an act of kind
ness, and of recognition of merits
shown towards the institution.
Therefore, we take courage and go
forward in our endeavors to make tbe
Normal School an institution of
which every citizen' of Southern Ore
gon will be proud to speak when they
journey abroad and which they will
delight to see when in their wander
ings they return to their beloved
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on sale at all ticket offices oa July 2d,
8d, and 4th under fol'owing condi
tions. ' 1 ' ",.
One and one-third fare round trip
with minimum rate of 60 cents Jor
whole and " 15 cents' for 1 hulf tic kutn,
continuous ' passage In eaoh 'diieo
tion, flnal return limit July flth.'" :
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