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ROGUE RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS, OREGON, AUGUST 24. 1906.
Count, weigh and meamre ' mryihinq you
hui." American (froeer.
To bask in a cool, shady nook dur
ing this hot weather and more so if
the lunch basket is well filled with
good things to eat. '
Early PEACHES now in the
' market, also Good Cooking Apples,
Pie Cherries, Cucumbers, Black
berries, etc. ,
All kinds of Lunch Goods
such as Baked Beans, Salmon,
Minced Clam, Sweet and Sour
Pickles, Sliced Beef, Sliced Ham.
September 8-8 Farmers institutes and
fruit giowerl meetings ' in Joeepine
connty, places not yeteleoted.
September 5, Wednesday Regalar
session of oonnty conrt.
Monday, September JO Opening of
Miss Emma Telford's Kindergartea
and Primary school. 8-10 5t
September 34, Monday Circuit court
for September term convenes.
Notice to School Patrons.
,. Begignlng pupils will be received
in the several First Grade rooms of
the Grants Pass publio schools, only
during the month of of September and
not later than October 8th. After this
date parents may not enter beginners
until during the month of January.
Pupils other than beginners who are
for the first time entering - the schools
of Grants Pass are requested to call
at the superintendent's office for
examination and assignment before
the opening day of sohool.
The superintendent's office will be
open Thursday afternoon, September
A, and all day on Friday and Saturday,
September 7 and 8. The superinten
dent will be glad to meet parents on
these dnva to oonfer with them on
L . 1 1 i I UIJ. .nlinA1 mtn
r. All proBuccnife "'g" ow
dents, whether previously enrolled or
not,. are requested to meet with the
principal and High school teachres
nn the dates above mentioned. The
superintendent, prinoipal and teachers
will be glad to meet parents and
Hiu-h school 'students and to ad
vise them as to the coursfl of study,
etc. H. L. GILKEY, Chairman,
R. R. TURNER, Superintendent.
Has Stood the Test 25 Years.
The old, original GROVES' Taste
less Chill Tonic. Yon know what you
are taking. It is iron and quinine in
a tastelew form. No cure, No pa
The Courier, one
months, 75 cents.
A. U. BANNARD
At the Big FumiturT vtote, North Sixth Street,
WILL HOLD A
SPECIAL SALE OF
White Sewing Machines
UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1st
Giving special inducements to Cash or Short time purchasers.
Second-hand machines for sale very cheap or for rent by the
week or month. Needles, Oil or Parts on hand or supplied.
The largest stock of
!FINE AND MEDIUM FURNITURE
In Southern Oregon at lowest
Wa only advertise what we"do come and see.'
Items of Personal
Mr. and Mr. J. W Hn..rrl Tilted i
Jacksonville Mnndv. ratnmin Toe. I
Mrs. F. W. TanDyke retoroed home
Tuesday after a two months stay in
Mr. and Mr. R. O. McCroskey left
last Saturday for Newport, to spend
several week by the sea.
Attorney H. D. Norton returned
Tuesday from Portland where be baa
been busy with legal matters.
George Meek arrived Tuesday morn
ing from Sompter, where he has been
engaged in erectiog a Pratt qnarta
Dr. Flanagan disposed of his Port
land drag store this week, and made a
trip there the first of the week to close
np the deal.
Geo. S. Calhoun and son Lester left
Monday morning for Newport for a
short stay. They will visit Portland
before returning. -
W. L. Ireland visited Portland this
week to close ud a real estate deal on
Portland property and to look np in
vestments for bis clients.
The R. H. Gilflllan family and Miss
Stella Paddock returned from their
Orescent City trip on Tuesday of this
week. They report having bad a very
enjoyable, time. ' '
Bert Calhoun retoroed to Chico
Thursday after spending a week or
more visiting his brother and sisters
here. He has also visited at Vancou
ver, R. C, and Washington points
Frank Barrie, son of Mr. and Mrs.
W. S. Barrie of this city, left this
(Friday) morning for Portland to be
gin a nine months
course of study in '
the Behnke & Walker Business col-
lege. c .
Rev, and Mrs. Chas. Hays and Miss
Grace have returned to Portland, hav-
ing spent a week with friends and rel
atives in Grants Pass. Mr. Hays oo
cuped his old pulpic at the Presbyter
ian church last Sunday.
Rev. C. O. Beckman, wife and child
will return to Grants Pass this week j
fro 3) their eastern visit and Mr. Beck-
man will occupy bis pulpit at the j
Newman M. E. church on Sunday 1
morning. Services at the usual hour.
Geo. S. Bacon was in town Monday '
visiting old friends, and leaving in
the evening for Portland. Mr. Saoon
for a number of months has been work
ing in the box factory at Sisnion, un
der Superintendent Jordau, formerly
of Grants Pass.
Miss Clara Wertz left northward
Wednesday for Ladonia, Texas: - She
will visit in Roseburg and Willamette
Valley points for a week or more and
will be joined by Mrs. Scott and child-
ern and Miss Carr and all will travel
to Texas together.
Mrs. W. Cramer and son arrived
Snnday from Portland to visit with
the T. P. and Geo. Cramer families.
The son left Monday for Stanford to
enter on his second year studies at -the
university. Mrs. Cramer will remain
two ffeeks or more.
Miss Anna Colvig has been engaged
to teach the school in the Lee district,
five miles west of this city, to begin
September 15. Miss Colvig is a thor
ongh teacher, a bright energetio young
frnnmn arirl will rinnhtletui tiiukA A Rnfl.
ocss of her school both in teaching
aud in keeping crder.
Miss Mable Lindley, daughter or
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lindley, left on
Friday morning's train of Portland
where she will visit friends for a few
days and "then proceed to St. Johns,
Wash., her former home where she
will Join her father who left last
week to look after the harvesting
his 400 acres of wheat.
Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Howard left this
week for their borne at Pippin, Wis ,
or oo the install-
after spending nearly a year on the
' coast, a part of the time in Portland
; and the past fonr months in Grants !
; Fas. They have beeolivlug in the 1
; W. O. Hare house on 4th street, which
m 111 06 D0W OOCnped by their SOD C.
c- Howard, night operator at
pot, whose family
from Portland. '
L. L. Jewell returned Tuesday from
his stay at Pelican Bay, where he en
! joyed excellent - fishing. R. Tbomas
was also there for a time returning
home last week. They made good
' records in the fishing sport, so mnub
so that an Indian storekeeper who
supplies fishing tackle to the tourists
remarked that his tackle waa good to
sell bnt he would like to buy their
tackle for bis own use. ' 11
C. O. Presley went to Grants Pass
Wednesday returned to camp Thursday.
Mrs. Geo. Porter and Miss Lula
Porter arrived in Colestin Tuesday
Mrs H. E. Boyden of Medford who
had been rusticating at Colestin re
turned home Monday.
Mrs. C. R. Caruder returned to ber
home at Athland Wednesday after
camping here for two weeks.
Misses Kate Newell, Vera Reymer
and Claudine and Georgia Coran re
turned to Grants Pass last week.
Misses Lena Carey and Floy McNeill
went to Siskiyou Monday on the freight
coming back to Colestin on No. 15.
I Little Miss Mary Hall arrived in
1 Colestin Sunday morning to camp
! with Mr. and Mrs. G. Miller for a few
Mrs. C. A. Shutts and Misses Anna
Lewman and Pearl Long broke up camp
i Wednesday and departed for their
I'ome at Ashland.
'Basil Gregoiy, who baa been rnBti-
eating in Colestin for a few days re-
turned to Medford on the delayed train
Dr. and Mrs. Yacoubi of Medford
are camping here this week. Dr. Ya
coubi is pastor of the M. E. chnrch
South of Medford.
Misses Leila and Bertha Prim of
Jacksonville who have been spending
several days at Colestin returned to
their home Wednesday.
Me8aames Casey. McNeill, Cavender
.d Hamadlne and Misses Flov Mo-
Neill and Lena Casey went to view
the wreck near Gregory Tuesday night.
I Mm. Newell and daughter Pearl and
Mrs. Albert Coe, Mrs. 'Russell and
i daughter Charlotta, and Miss Pauline
Coe returned to Grants Pass Sunday.
I The Misses Mattie and Alpha Day,
who were oalled here this week by the
I serious illness of their, mother, re
turned to their home at Hornbrook
j The Misses Sadie Van Dyke, Grace
Law ton, Fannie Haskiua and Julia
! Fielder walked to Cole, Cal., Monday
coming back in the afternoon on No.
1 16. having had a most enjoyable trip.
I Mrs. O. Neill who has spent two
I weeks camping with her niece Mrs. O.
C. Presley returned to Ashland Wed-
nesday. She was accompanied by
1 Mrs. Presley and children who re
i turned to Colestin Thursday.
' Mesdames Newell, Russell aud Coe
i and Misses Maude aud Myrtle Baiter,
Pauline Coe, Pearl Newell and Char
I lOlta itufc6ell WaiEeOI
station Fridav and came
home on No.
15. The train being fonr hours late
gave them apmle time to view the fine
scenery in that section. :
Mrs. McNeill and daughter, Floy,
and Mrs J. R. Casey arrived in Cole- J
stin from Ashland Thursday, August
10. Mrs. McNeill and daughter will
remain here for sevral days yet, while ;
j Mrs. Casey with her daughters. Mrs
! O. H. Hargsdine and Miss Lena Casey '
who have been here for two weeks
earning returned to their home Wed
nesday. Tuesday afternoon as a crowd of
Coleatiners were gathered at the track
waiting for the arrival of the north
bound passenger train whicb was re
ported several hoors late they were
startled by seeing a roan dash wildly
down the hill on beaming a train whis
tle, his coat tail flying straight out in
the breeez and a get-there-in-time-or
die- expression on bis face. Although
somewhat encumbered by some arti
cles be was carrying, be still made the
best time down the bill ever witnessed
in Colestin, and arrived at the track
In time to see the last car of a south
bound freight train disappear around
the carve. As his speed slackened
somewhat on hearing the track, it waa
ssea that the fast racer was Clarence
Presley and that the articles he car
ried were a suit case and box in one
band and folding cot in the other.
Ha wanted to go to Grants Paas but
waa forced to wait until next day as
No. 16 was delayed at Gregory by
a wreck, although it ia the popular
belief her that had be kept np the
speed with which he came down the
bill and left some of his baggage be
eonld easily have reached his destina-
A Brief Record of
B. A. Poole, on the Kinney place,
baa some very large apples of the Glo
ria Mnnda variety. He brought some
to town last week weighing !6 ounces,
while one of them weighed 19 ounces.
J. F. Hale has sold out his piano
business at Medford and Grants Pass
to D. F. Armstrong, who will conduct
the business in the future. The Grants
Pass end of the business will be un
der the charge of Miss Minnie Ireland,
as heretofore, with headquarters at
the mnBio store, Courier balding.
H. 8. Wynant called at the Courier
office last Saturday and left samples
of the products of bis farm, which Is
located in the New Hope district on
the Applesate, in proof that granite
land when nnder irrigation is among
the most productive in Rogue River
Valley, in the samples was a bunch
of alfalfa that was of the third out
ting for this season yet averaged 80
inches high, a bunoh of red clover of
the second cutting that bad an average
of 24 inches and a bunch of timothy
averaging four feet high. A grape
vine of this seaso'ns growth and 24 feet
and seven inches in length was proof
that the land would grow grapes as
well as grass.
F. A. Clements, who last winter
bought the famous Hamlin place three
miles south east of this city will with
in another year have it into one of the
best improved 'and most profitable
small farms in Josephiue' connty. He
is making dairying and fruit raising
his prinoipal work. He has a flue
young orchard growing and will plant
more trees as be gets suitable land
ready. He began last spring to milk
several cows and has shipped the
creamy to the Ashland creamery as
there is no creamery in Grants Pars.
He intends to increase the number of
oows on his farm and to give them
shelter and storage for his increasud
bay crop he is now building a barn
adjoining the one he now has. Mr.
Clements is demonstrating that there
is profit in a Josephine county farm.
Reuben Root, son of S. J. Root, was
in Grants Pass Tuesday with a load of
peats for the Fruit Growers Union
from their farm on Grays creek a
small tributary that empties into the
Applegate one and a half miles above
Murhpy. Mr. Root with his family
came to this county last fall from Cal
ifornia and the homestead right on his
present land. The former owner had
made considerable improvement and
net five acres to orchard, bnt on his
trees oomnig into bearing he was dis'
oouraged at the low price the dealers
wonld give him for his fruit and he
sold his claim for a very low price.
The place is among the best fruit land
in Applegate Valley and now that the
Fruit Growers Union makes better
market conditions possible Mr. Root
will plant apples, pears and pea"h
trees and grapevines as he gets the
Oscar Simpkins, who has a farm on
Evans creek three miles above Wood
ville, was in Grants Pas Thursday to
arrange with the Fruit Growers Union
to ship his fruit. Mr. Simpkins has
200 bearing trees on his place planted
some years ago by his father and which
embrace abont all the varieties known
to nurserymen as was
the custom foi-
,nrlv In TilutiHna vhat. furtlinra r.nll A
! fon.Uv orchard. As there is not enouirh
of any one kind to make it profitable
to ship, Mr. Simpkins is planning to
have the trees of the lees saleable va
rieties cut back and grafted the stand
ard apples. He has a young orchard
of 200 trees, all Newtowcs and Spitz.
enbergs that are growing thriftily and
will begin bearing within the next
two years. Now that there is a nnion
to market the fruit of this section of
Rngne River Valley Mr. Simpkins
stated that the farmer about Woodville
would take a greater interest in fruit
raising and plant more trees and of the
standard kinds. The soil and other
conditions are very favorable to fruit
in the Woodville district.
School to Begin Sept. 10.
City Superintedent R. R. Turner re
turned Wednesday from the East where
he bad spent the summer with' rela
tives in Virginia and friends in Ohio.
School will begin on September 10
and Prof. Turner will put in tbe In
tervening time arranging tbe details
of the work for tbe school year. Tbe
High school will be made a stronger
feature than ever of the Grants Pass
The course with tbe additions that
bave been made for this year is tbe
most complete of any other high school
in Son them Oregon and ranks with
that of Portland and tbe other larger
cities of tbe state. The tuition is free
to all residents of Josephine oonnty
and a special effort will be frnade by
Superintendent Turner to bave stu
dents' attend from otber sections of
tbe county la order to strengthen the
classes and build np tbs school.
Fine wedding stationery at the
SOME BARGAIN POINTERS
News Notea From the Business
Men to Readers.
Physician and Dentist
' Dr. M. C Findley,
Oculist, Aurist, licensed optician. .
Qoto Corun for Plumbing.
M. Clemen, frencnption Druggist.
Economy Fruit Jars and extra caps
at Cramer Bros.
A splendid line of Royal Charter Oak
Order seals ' and rubber stamps of
A. E. Voorbiea.
Garland 8toves and Ranges in all
prioea 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 Mnsio Store.
The place to select from a full stock
of Rifles and SbotGuns at Cramer Bros.
Plaoer and quarts location noteos.
mine deeds, leases, etc. at the
Courier office. .
Send your family washing to the
Steam Laundry. All rough dry work
85 cent per dozen. Phone 878.
Fruit cans, wax strings and Mason
Jars and covers at Cramer Bros.
Dr. W. F. Kremer will hereafter be
in his office in the Courier building
from 7 to 8 o'clock each evening. 2-9tf
Yonr olothes oalled for and delivered
and all flatwork that goes through
the mangle washer, ironed at 25o per
dozen. Grants Pass Steam Laundry.
Now is the time for all good busl
ness men and cottage owners to insnre
against fire in the Oregon Fire Relief
Association, with H. B. Hendricks,
agent for Josephine county. Oflloe
opposite P. O., Grants Pass, Oregon.
Don't be duped by transient optical
grafters bnt pntronize your borne
optician and get a square deal.
Alfred Letcher, jeweler, on front
stret is the only one in Josephine
county who has a registered certificate
from the Board of Optometers of
Oregon, a list of wliioh can be seen at
his store, so get your eyes tested aud
fitted properly by calling on bim.
Charges very reasonable.
Now is the time to use Patton'a Son
Proof Paint, sold only by Cramer Bros.
A Modern Brick Building.
L. B. Hall will have the two story
brick block that he is erecting on
Sixth near C street completed next
week. It will be a fine appearing
building and the most modern in the
city. It will have two innovations
that are new to Grants Pass, one is
the, npper part of the front to the
lower story is fitted with ansto prism
glass that will throw a flood of light
to the rear part of the room muking
the back as well lighted as the front.
The other new feature is that the
fine plate glass front will not be
marred in effeot and the window dis
play interferred with by wood or iron
pillars that are ordinarily used to
support the second story front, which
in this building Is done by a rolled
steel beam that extends across from
the two side walls. Iron supports,
nickle plated, hold the plate glass
sections in place and give to the front
a most artistio appearance.
The front of the' building as well
as the adjoining two-story brick
which Mr. Hull owns will be covered
with stucco and tinted and finished
off in a pressed brick effeot, giving
the building a very handsome ap
pearance from the street. The lower
story of the new building will be fitted
op for a store and was routed to Los
Angeles parties In advance before it
waa finished for a furniture store.
The upper story, which Is well lighted
and a high ceiling will be finished
for a hall or offices.
The Classified Ad oolnmns of the
Courier contain many items which
will he of interest to you and you
should make it a point to read them
SEND IT TO
The Grants Pass Bulletin
It is illustrated with half-tone cuts c
of scenes in the Rogue River Valley
and is full of descriptive matter.
It Will Cost You Nothing.
Just bring or send tbe names to me
and I will mail it free of charge.
W. B. SHERMAN
The Real Estate Merchant
List your property wltL me and I will
advertise it in the BULLETIN Iree of charge.
Of satisfaction is obtained
in your Summer's work,
when not a single jar of
fruit spoils. You can ac
complish this result with
care in the selection of
the articles that you use.
A "ST RAN SKY"
Preserving Kettle and'
"Economy' Jars are two
of the necessaries and
YOU are the other. We
can supply two of them.
Odd Fellows Block
Fruit Cam Wax String Rubber
Newman N. E. Church.
The pastor will occupy the pulpit in
the morning. Union ' in the Church
of Christ in the evening at the corner
of 5th and 8th streets.
Servioes will be hold in the Presby
terian church Sunday morning Rev.
John E. Day, pastor of Hope church,
Woodville, occupying the pulpit. In
the evening the congregation will
nnite with the other churches in nnion
services at the corner of Fifth aud H
streets. The other services of the week
will be held as usual.
Morning worship will be opened
with oommunlon service at the church
at 11 :00 a. m. after which the congre
gation to will pass to the river at the
W. M. Hair home where Mr. Bower
will speak on "The Relation of Bap
tism the Christian Life," and the
ordinanoe of Baptism will be per
formed In obodienoe to the command
Snnday School and Y. P. S. O. E.
will meet at the church at 10 :00 a. m.
and 6:!I0 p. m. The evening worship
will be In cooperation with other in
the last of the open air meet lima, Mr.
Travis of the Baptist church to be re
sponsible for the sermon.
J. L. Lindley left Saturday morning
for his former home, St. Johns, Wash.,
to attend to the harvesting of crops
on his holdings there. He was ac
companied by Miss Carrie Johnson,
a sister of Mrs. Lindley, who has been
visiting here for the past two month
Miss Johnson ia a teacher in the
Garfield, Wash., publio schools.
LANUR -To Mr. and Mrs. Fred D.
Lange, of Loves Station, on Friday,
August 17, 1U0), a son.
DeGENAULT To Mr. and Mrs. P.
A. DuGnuault, of Grants Pass, on
Friday, August 17, lOOfl.a son.
STODDARD To Mr. and Mrs. W. O.
Stoddard, of Grants Pass, on Satur
day, August 20, 1U00, a son.
i tion on foot before the train was doe.