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ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS. OREGON. AUGUST 3, 190.
ROGUE RIVER COURIER
GRANTS PA88, OREGON.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER.
Published Every Friday.
One Year, in advance,
Three Months, - '
RAILROAD SURVEYS IN
ROGUE RIVER VALLEY
To Connect With Coast Road and
Is Invading Grants Pe-ss
OREGON AT THE HEAD
IN FRUIT RAISING
The Most Vp-to-Dte Methods
Are Employed So Scxvs)
Famished on application at the office, or
Obituaries and resolutions of con
dolence will be charged for at 6c per line;
card of tbankaSOo.
A. E. VOORHIES, PBOPB.
Entered at tbe post office at Grants Pass,
Oregon, aa second-clans mail matter.
FRIDAY, AUGUSi' 8, 19W.
BAD ORANGES FOUND
IN CENTER OF BOX
Good Fruit On Top and Bottom
Is the Fraud a Fruit Growers
Union Would Prevent.
At tbe meeting of the Grants Pans
Fro It Growers Union last Batorady
H. C. Bobzien, who Is botb success
ful orcbardiat ard grooeryniao, ex
hibited some oranges that be bad
taken from a shipment of orange
which he had received from a Sacra
mento corn ml a ion bonne. The
oranges were so badly Infested with
8an Jose scale as to render them nofit
That the commission house or the
grower was dishonest was proven by
the fact that the diseased oranges
were placed in we ceuier oi me
boxes, the oranges ob the top and the
bottom being perfect. The boxes bore
no label to there is no means of Mr.
Bohzien calling the commission firm
to account, for if he did the firm
wonld say they bonght them for
honestly packed oranges and as there
is no way to Identify as to whose or
chard the box came from, all tbe re
course there is for Mr. Bobzien is to
not bay of that firm again. Had
these orange been from some of the
fruit growers nuioiia of California it
wonld have been a quick matter to
have found out who was putting up
the dishonest pack for each box would
have been labeled with name of both
nnlon and of the growers and the
number of the packer. A complaint
coming to the onion that a box of
orangos was faulty the blame could be
(Julckly placed on the guilty grower
It is the high standard of the pack
scut ont by the'froit growers anions
and the dishonest methods of so many
individuals growers and shippers and
of oommtssioD men tha', has given the
pnblio perfect confidence in the
quality of the fruit contained in a box
bearing a nnlonMlabel and an equal
The Port Orford Tribune In the two
subjoined items tells some railroad
news tbat is of deep concern to
Grants Pass for it indicates tbat there
it a possibility that two of tbe laigest
and richest districts, the trade of
which now comes to this city, may be
diverted to a coast town. This item
from the Tribune also tolls what be
came of tbe big party of railroad
surveyors that arrived in Grants Pass
and mysteriously disappeared down
Rogue River, for it appears they are
snrveying a branch line to connect
with the Coast mad. tbat the South
era Pacifio is preparing to bnild from
Drain to San Francisco, to tap the
rich mining and timber districts of
tbe Illinois Valley and the Lower
Rogue River Valley :
"A corps of 10 surveyors now bate
their headquarter established at Port
Orford, and are going over the survey
made by Cooper two years ago, as all
papers connected with the previous
survey were lost in the San Francisco
disaster. There are also two other
parties in tbe field for the same com
paoy one oortn and one south of
here, and this, connected with the
fact that the O. C. & E. R. R. have a
crew of surveyors in Tillamook
county, and announce that they are
going to rapidly push their coast road
to completion, it evidence that '.hit
section will not long remain cot off
from the outside world."
" With railroad turveyori approaching
Gold Beach from three directions atthe
same time, it is evident that we are
toon to have a boom of no small di
mensions. Gafigs of surveyors are
coming down the coast, down Rogue
River, and down the Illinois and the
chances of a railroad from tome di
rection are pretty good. Rumor has
it that J. J. Hill of the Great North
ern who has a reputation of doing
things with a rush, it casting a wish
ful rye down the coast, which causes
the Southern Pacifio people to keep an
eye on the great railroad builder from
All indications are that Curry will
soon have a boom. A railroad down
the Ilinois would make impossible to
0en the rich gold and copper mines
on that river tbat are now almost in
accessible. Look out for the cars
when the bell rings or the whistle
Tbe assertion, which comes from an
authoritative source, that 'Oregon
leads all other states in the packing
and handling of fruit, will surprise
many people who do not expect a state
to excel in an enterprise in which it is
comparatively new. Yet perhaps the
fact that Oregon is young in the fruit
packing industry is one'explanation
for its superiority. ' Older - states
adopted certain packing'methods years
ago and have kept along in old ruts.
Oregon, in order to pat its frait upon
tbe market in competition with the
product of states tbat had already
established a regular trade, was com
pelled to pack fruit in better and
more attractive shape, so that it
would keep while being shipped, and
win favor by its appearance when
displayed for the inspection of con
sumers. Hood River and Rogue
River apple growers have been pack
ing their applet io a manner that
wins commendation in tbe largest
markets in the world. Small fruits
could not be better packed for ship
ment or for display in the markets
than they are here in Oregon.
Prunes, which are a standing joke all
over the East, have a new character
when packed in 10 pound boxes, care
fully faced and partly covered with a
border of lace paper. The prunes that
were furmerly bought in bulk from
bags were exactly the same as the
prunes packed in boxes, except that
the latter are cleaned by a steaming
process and have a brighter appearance.
The narking of the fruit has a
double value to ti e state, for it not
ouly gives it a better standing in the
opinion of consumers, but it brings a
price enough highir to pay the Ore
gon laborer a wages in packing
While there will always be a market
for prunes or apples, or other fruit
carelessly packed, at lower prices,
the fruit that gains a state or a com
munity a deniable reputation is that
which has been put op in an attract
ive manner and with a name or trade'
mark th'it will make it remembered.
REAL ESTATE BARGAINS,
for quick sales.
$1100 An 8 room first-class dwelling,
two lots, line snaue, .excci'eui,
and good location. A rare bargain.
$475080 acrei fine river bottom
land on the Appiegate; oa acres un
der irrigation, good orchard and
tniiding. 50 tons of hav, 13 hrad of
stock, fine gr.r en ard all of the
farming machinery go with place if
taken soon. Terms if wanted.
W. L IRELAND.
The Real Estate Man, Grants Pass,
Ore. 8 8 It
It pays to advertise a useful article,
Nine times oat of 10 there'll be a
buyer before the nk is dry. Try it.
Grants Pass Feed Store
C L. GILLETT, Propr.
All Kinds of Flour, Feed, Mill IFeed, Hay, Grain,
Poultry Foods, Etc.
dint rust of fruit n boxes uuuiarked or
.' bearing the name only of a firm or
iudividuaL The cieauit ries by-put-'
ting op only a superior article of but
; tor have io won the confidence of the
public that a housewife desiriug a
good article will take butter bearing
a creamery label though the price is
hi liber than unlabeled butter and that
particular creamery unknown to her.
Experience has taught the housewife
! that a roll of labeled butter is always
good, while oulaMed batter is some
' timvs good and more ofleu it it not.
The fruit growrs onions are aeeoin
' plitthlng the same in frait and the
discriminating buyer has learned that
a box of fruit bearing the brand of a
unlou never contains a wormy or rot
te appple, nor the top and bottom
fancy fruit while the center is made
op of second grade, or calls. This
hat made it possible iu the markets of
the big Eastern cities where quality
is considered more than price to se
cure from 10 to 2i per cent more for
fruit bearing the brand of a union
that has Ihm-ouio known than for fruit
in brandluss Wxes. The time is near
at baud when the iudiv.dual fruit
shipper will no longer be known in
the markets and the unions will
handle all fruit as well as all oilier
New Telephone Manager.
With the first of this month the
Pacifio States Telephone Company
made a change iu their manager for
Josephine conuty. O. I. Oiunt, here
tofore rounty mauager, wat made
head line man taking the place of
L.F.Barger, Mr. Oium gets a raise of
wages and his work Is to pot op and
repair line and to Install telephone
and keep them io order. Mr. Barger
goes to Spokaue to enter the employ
of the Postal Telegraph Company at
a lineman for that company. Mr.
Oium it succeeded at couuty manager
by J. B. Goodrich of Portland. Mr.
Goodrich la a very geuilemanly ap
pearing man and will doubtless fill his
position satisfactorily to his company
and maintain harmonious relations
with the public. -
SACKS ANDIHIDES BOUGHT
Cor. 6th and J. Sts.
Grants Pass, Ore.
flRT SCHOOL OF CRflNTS pflSS
Conducted by Prof. (ieo. O'Brien
Thorough course of instruction in all branches of Fine and Industrial Art
according to the methods in vogue in the la'ge Eisttrn Academies. Drawing
ralutlug, Modbling, Architecture, etc.
Class Tuition 25c and Upwards.
For further particulars apply at Room S.Masonio Temple, from 9 to I2a.ru
UIGr cut iiy
10 to 1Sfe DISCOUNT
On all Low Out Shoes in White, Black and Tan
for Men. Women, Boys and Girls. Fall goods are ar-rivin-
and we must make room for them. ho matter
whatDyou need, it will pay you to get next to the
snaps we are offering. Sale opens WEDNESDAY
Morning, August 1st, and closes Wednesday night,
A r.PKiTiVF si AITCHTER SALE P " SUMMER GOODS.
R. L. BARTLETT
FOK SALE Firstclass Wafrr fan,
cost $13. Sell for $5. Courier ornce.
FOR SALE Fresh milk cow inquire
of Mrs. Ella Buell. 5th St.. near
river. 7-20 2t
FRUIT JARS 2-quarts 6ao perdoz;
1-qnart 60o per dozen at Moore s
Second hand store. 7-27 tf
FOR SALE Heavy pair of work horses
and heavy harness and a a'i btude
baker wagon, nearly new. A idress
P. O. box 195, Grants Pass. 5-25 tf.
FOR SALE OR. EXCHANGE Good
Store building and a good clean
stock of general merchandise,
Building contains nine residence
rooms and a half acre of land goes
with tha (roperty. Would ex
change for Grants Pass residence
property. For further information
address J. P. McConnell, Merlin,
Ore. 7-6 tf.
FOUND-Boys and girls coats on
streets of Grants Pass. Call at
Courie' office, describe Pr0P''rty;
pay for ad and get them. 6-15 tt
CALLS FOR WARRANTS
mission furniture made to order.
$100 Reward, $100.
The readers of this paper will be
pleased to know that there is at least
one dreaded disease that soience has
been been able to cure in all its stages
and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catnrrh
Cum is the only positive cure now
known to the merticl fraternity.
Catarrh being a constitutional disease,
requires a constitutional treatment.
Halls Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nally, acting directly unon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system,
thereby destroying the foundation of
the disease, and giving the paiient
strength bv building up the const itn-
tion and assisting nature in doing its
work. The proprietors lnve so much
faith in its curative powers that they
offer One Hundred Dollars for any
case that it fails to cure.- Send frr
lint of testimonials. Address F.J.
CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
Sold bv all Druggists, 75o.
Take Hall's Family Pills for cousti,-pation.
Funds on Hand to Psxy Warrant
Protested to April I.
There are funds in the treasury to
pay all warrants protested to April 1st,
1003. Interest will cease from this
date. July 13th, 1906.
J. T. TAYLOR,
Treasurer of Josephine County, Ore.
If you have a building
that' you want moved,
raised or leveled up,
call on or address
A. E. Holloway.
Residence 2 miles west of
city, north side of river.
OFFICE ROOM for rent Courier
building. Apply to A. E. Voorhies
or J. w! Howard. 8-3 tf
FOR RENT or sale two good houses
in choice locations. Address J. D.
Drake, Seventh and A streets. 3-30tf
HOP PICKERS wanted at ray yard
three miles west of Grants lass.
R. A. N. Reymers. 8-8 tf
HOP PICKERS WANTED 40 pickers
at the Kehkopf yard. Address J. I.
Payne and Brry, Aplegate, Ore.
HOP PICKERS wauted at n y yard
six miles Wfst of Grants Pass.
Yard in prime condition . and 100
acres. John Hsmzau. 8 3 tf
WANTED Grain Sar-ks, Tools and
other second-haud goods. Harrison
Bros., Second baud-store, corner
Sixth and J stretU 2-9 tf
HOP PICKERS 100 pickers wanted
at my yard, six miles down the
river. Picking to commence Sept
1. Address Mrs. M. Ranzan. 8 3 5t
WANTED A f!000 improved farm of
about SO serf s. Prefer to deal direct
with owm r rather than throngh an
agent. Addrts J. E. Day, General
Delivery, Urants Pass. 7-6 4t
CLOSING -OUT SALE
We oiler our entire line of Dry Goods, con
sisting of Muslins, Prints, Challies, Lawns, Dimities,
Table Linen, White Goods, Ladies' Waists, Skirts,
Ladies' and Children's Furnishing Goods.
Millinery, Notions, Etc., At Cost.
Trices in some lines below cost to close thev.
out- No article is reserved this is a genuine. s.iie
to close out business.
Your purchasing at our 6tore mcuns a great
saving to you. We invitefyou to v!.-:t us and be
convinced our prices were never atade in Grants
Mrs. E. REHKOPF & CO.
C. L. rsOEL of Odefa wauts loggers
and tinibnr cutters to deliver 2,000..
000 feet of logs to mill by coutract
before s'iow flies: short haul, level
roads, one 4-horse team, two trucks,
chains, etc. furnished. Alto left
hand 3-gaug edner wanted. Write
or call at mill Odessa, Ore. 8 8 tf
can be foond on
DEARIE Puy a copy of Ciare Kum
ner's latest product ion" Dearie, "the
song that is uow i cing song all over
the E st one of the most popular
soma of the sraon. Price 80o at the
Music Hcuse. Many of the other
Hte ropnlar pieces io stock.
SA MILL aud lumber yard laborers,
2.35 per day. Woodsmen 12.25 to $3.
Steady work. Apply to Booth-Kelly
Lumber Co., Eogeoe, Ore.
LOST A black silk work-bag, coo
taming glasses, thimble, scissors.
and fancy work, by the river near
bath houses. Return to Rev. r . u.
Williams and receive reward.
FOUND Purse containing money-
Loser describe property- inquire
Courier office. ?-2i ft
Is via Puget Sound, any direct line to
Minneapolis and St. Paul, theu over
the Burlington's picturesque Missis
sippi River Scenic Line to Chicago or
There is no better summer route,
no matter where you are going east.
Information a to rates, routes, points of interest, etc ,
will be given free of chsrge by
Passeneer and Ticket Agent,
Cor. 3rJ & Stark Sts., Portland, Ore.
lir, :i .R W
Cor. 3rJ & Stark Sts.. Portland, Ore.
l0R SALE BY
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