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ROGUE RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS. OREGON. AUGUST 31. 1906.
Count, wrigh and measure evcrytkmg
mu." America Urcetr.
in Fruit Jars and all the extras
such as heavy rubbers, glass
screw covers for Mason Jars.
Economy Jars and jar tops in
Pints, Quarts and -Gallon.
Parafine for Jellies.
Heinz Pickling Vinegar
k , in bulk. You will use no other
i after once trying it.
5 pounds of V Roasted COFFEE
for $1.00 better than the av
erage 25c kind.
Watermelons and Cantaloupes
now at their best. We sell some of
the finest raised here Christie's
September 8-8 Farmers institutes and
fro it glowers meetings in Joeepiue
county, places not yet selected.
September 5, Wednesday Regular
session of ooonty court.
September 10, Monday Pnblio school
begins in Urauts Pass
Monday, September 10 Opening of
Miss Emma Telford's Kindergarten
and Primary school. 8-10 fit
September 24, Monday Circa it court
for September term convenes.
Notice to School Patrons.
Begiuning pnpils will 'be received
in the Beveral First Grade rooms of
the Grants Pass pnblio schools, only
daring the month of of September and
not later than October 8th. After this
date parents may not enter beginners
until daring the month of January .
Pnpils 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 school.
The superintendent's office will be
open Thursday afternoon, September
6, and all day on Friday and Saturday,
September 7 and 8. The superinten
dent will , be glad to meet parents on
these days to confer with them on
All prospective High school stu
dents, whether previously enrolled or
not, are requested to meet with the
principal and High school teachres
on the dates above mentioned. The
superintendent, principal and teachers
will be glad to meet parents and
High school students and to ad
vise them as to the coarse of study,
etc. H. L. GILKEY, Chairman,
R. R. TURNER, Superintendent.
Fair at Roseburg.
.' Fair Second Oregon District Agri
cultural Society, Rosebnrg, Oregon,
September 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8. 1906.
Tickets will be on sale for above
September 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and, with a
final return limit of September 9th at
one and one third fare for round trip.
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A. U. DAIlll AIM!
At the Big Furniture Store, North 6th Street
Is dajly receiving a New Fall Stock of
RUGS, ART SQUARES,
LACE CURTAINS, '
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS.
New Styles, Lowest Prices, Good Quality.
Largest stock Furniture in the dty. Sold
for cash or on the installment plan.
lot of Tinware to close at Half Price.
A. U. Bannard
H Itm nf Pfinnal V
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8 Interest. g
'Mark Bartlett and Fred Blackbsm ! ur auks and removed from cnr midst
started for Cow Creek Wednesday on a!onr beloved brother, F. Lang,
Mrs. Hattie Lee left for Redding
Thursday, called thither by the
rioui illness of her son.
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Tuesday night after spending several
weeks at Jefferson, and at the coast
Mrs. Robt McLean left Thursday
evening for Portland, after a stay of
several weeks with friends in Grants
Miss Florence Moore of Los Angeles
arrived Wednesday to visit Fred'k
Strieker and family. Miss Moore is a
coueio of Mrs. Strieker.
J. R. Gunning and family left Sat
urday for Reno, Nev. , to visit Mr.
Gunning's sister. They will also visit
several other southern cities beore re
turning. Mrs. John Ranzao returned Tuesday
from Vancouver, Wash., where she
had been to take her two children
Arthur and Leona to place them in
the Sisters school in that place, for
the ensuing school year.
Evan P. Hughes and family re
turned Wednesday from their camping
at Crescent City. Mr. Hughes left
Thursday for Portland bat will return
Saturday morning and will preach at
the Praflhvterinn clinrch Snndnv.
J. w. noward ana iamuy lert mis
week for San FranoHco, to spend the j
winter, ana miss tula to continue ;
her musical studies. A very pleasant j
party was given Miss Howard at the :
Guild hall the evening before her de-1
part ore. j
Mies Nona Bridge, who has speut
her Summer vacation with her parents '
at Fremont, Neb., will arrive in
Grants Pans on Saturday of next week
and on the following Monday will re
sume her duties as one of the teachers
in the High School
Mrs. Otto Carter, presiding ' three
miles east of Med ford, was in Grants !
Pass several days the first of the week
on a visit at the home of her brother i
Arthur Ellison, who is head electric-!
ian in charge of street and other lights
for Grants Pass that are supplied by
the Condor Light and Power Com
pany. W. J. Wimer returned Friday from
trip to San Francisco and Sacra-
mento whither be had gone to order
additional equipment for the Deep
Gravel mine at Waldo. He spent
some time in San Francisco among
the ruins of that famous city and de-
voted some time to study of the causes
which led to the eaithquake.
Mrs. Pool and daughter, Mies Alice,
who have been residents of Grants
Pass for 20 years past, will leave
Saturday for Klamath Falls, where
Miss Pool has a position in the city
schools. This change was made
necessary on account of the letter's
health reqairiog a higher altitude.
They will be greatly
H. L. Gilkey, manager and cashier
of the First National Bank, and Mrs.
Gilkey returned Tuesday from a trip
of a month spent in various towns of
Washington, most of the time they
being at Hoaqoim, where Mrs.
Gilkey's parents reside. Mr. Gilkey
states that he found the Washington
towns growing and prosperous and
the state was building np rapidly, and
the business men anticipated a
Fall and Winter trade.
All persons wishing
to appear be
fore the commissioners court at the
September term, will do so on Wednes
day, September 12, 1906. Court will
be adjourned until that day.
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Resolutions of Respect.
, Hill of Golden Rale Lodge No. 78.
I. O. O. F.
Grants Pass, Or., Ang. 25, 1906.
Whereas, Death bas again invaded
Whereas, By his untimely visit our
lodge bas lost a good Odd Fellow, the
community an excellent citizen, and
his associates a true friend
Resolved, That we extend to his
frieuds our heartfelt sympathy In this,
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their hour of sorrow, and that the
charter of this lodge shall be draped
in mourning for the period of 80 days.
Resolved, That a copy of these reso
lutions be spread on the minutes of
this lodge and a copy be given the
Rogae River Coarler for publication.
H. A. COTJGLE
A. L. Swain bas sold the lot that he
had on Sooth Sixth street on which
be last Fall erected a building and
oonduoted in it a bicycle store to
Miles Mclntyre, who will continue
the bioycle business and also do
general repair work.
A pleasant social was given by the
Ladies Aid of the Newman Methodist
church last Tuesday evening at the
home of Dr. and Mrs. Findleyi Mrs.
Findley and Mrs. J. E. Hair enter
taining. The lawn was lighted by
electricity, the evening cool and de
lightful and all present seemed to en
joy themselves to the fullest extent.
To add to the pleasure their pastor
and family were present after their
trip east and we were glad to see them
a(!aiDi Magio was famished by the
Misses La Costa Mangnm aud Bernice
Fallen, Mrs. Ament, Professor Harri
son, the girls' quartet and others and
delicious fruit was served. They are
trying to make their social meetings
events to be looked forward to by the
members and friends as well.
McCALLISTER At Woodville, Ore
gou, Friday, August 24, 190, to Mr.
and Mrs. John McCallister, twin
SHIBLEY MULKEY At Myrtle
Creek, Oregon, Wednesday, August
29, 1906, James E. Shibley and Miss
Maznlle Evelyn Molkey
The bride is quite well known here,
having taught' in the pnblio schools
last year. They will be at home at
Springwater, Oregon, after September.
LANG At the home of Charles Burk
halter on Missouri Flat, on Friday,
August 24, 1906, Fabian Lang, aged
The funeral services were held San
day at 1 p. m. at Mr. Burkhalter's
place and were conducted by Rev.
Mrs. H. L Reed of Murphy, the in
terment being in the Missouri Flat
cemetery. Mr. Lang had been mar
ried but his wife d ed years ago and
tnr fhA lnafc 11 VAar. ha tin. mttAa
such time as he was away working
in mines for other parties. Cancer of
tha stomach was the immediate cause
of hia death. He was at Portland last
winter and had an operatioc per
formed on his stomach but it only
afforded him temporary relief. He
was well liked by all who knew him
and he had a large circle of acquaint
ances among the miners of Sonthem
Oregon who will regret his death. "5
At the morning service at 10:30
o'clock the pastor, Joseph B. Travis,
will preach on the theme: "Bread
from Heaven." At the conclusion
of the sermon the Ordinance of the
Lord's Supper will be observed. In
the evening at 7 :30 o'clock the theme
will be "Mormonism Is it of God or
Man?" This topic is discussed at
this time because of its prominence in
some political conventions and be
cause some of its advocates are now
in our city seeking to make converts
to its teachings. A cordial invitation
is extended to all
Newman M. E. Church.
The pastor, C. O. Beckman, will
speak in the morning at 11 and in
the evening at 7 :80. The moming's
topic will be "Knowing Christ."
Evening's "Resist not Evil." The
Sunday school meets at 10 a. m.
Class meeting at 13 m.' The Junior
League will begin holding their
meetings again at tbe usual boor of
8. The Epworth League at 6:80.
Note the change of the boar of the
j League from 7 to 6 :80 and of the' even
j ins preaching set vice from 8 to 7:80.
A cordial welcome is extended to
; strangers and friends.
Mr. Hughes, the Pastor, baa re
toned from his vacation and will oc
cupy the pulpit both morning and
evening. In view of it's being Labor
Day on Monday, September 3, the sub
ject of the Address on 8oaday night
will be "The Dignity y Labor. To
the services of the day all are very
' A Brief Record of
The Rogue River fleet bas been
added to by H. D. Norton, who last
week launched a 16-foot cation.
R, Thomas received this Friday the
skin of a nine-foot cougar from Jump
off Joo that was sent in by his partner
R. H. O'Neill, who Is taking an out
ing in that classically named Valley.
A note came also stating that the erst
while wearer of the bide was reckless
enough to get in front of Mr. O'Neill's
rifle and went down at the first shot
from the bold hunter. The skin will
be mounted and kept by Mr. O'Neill
at proof of his banting prowess as
well as of a delightful outing, i
To our agriculturl friends ' who no
doubt have grown some vegetables,
fruit, grain, or grasses this year that
would make a fine showing for our
agricultural display at the State Fair
and who do not care to enter them
for premiums, wonld assist as in
making a large and showy display of
the state's resources by shipping a
few of their products to Seceretary.
Frank W. Durbin, Fair Grounds,
Ore. These will be displayed with a
card attached giving the grower's
name and location, also other matters
of Interest connected therewith.
Miss Grace Dickison, the 15-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A.
Dickison of this oity. has shown that
she can handle a gun with the skill
of a marksman and can shoot a deer
when it is on the ran as well as any
hnnter. Two weeks ago Miss Grace
went with ber grandfather, W. R.
Dickison, to spend a week with him
on his homestead on Elk creek on up
per Rogue river. While there Miss
Grace and Mr. Dickison were on
several short hunting trips and on
one of theni a large buck got within
range of the' young lady's rifle when
she rained the gun and fired off-hand
bringing the deer down at the Brut
shot. It was a fine one and Mr.
Dickison brought home some fine
veoison tor his friends as proof of the
hunting powers of his granddaughter.
The Classified Ad columns of the
Courier contain many items whioh
will be of interest to you and you
should make it a point to read them
back up with
that makes you
go but after
where the pat
gar Pine Store
home and get
know is the
Kinney & Tro&x
SOME BARGAIN POINTERS
News Notes from the Business
Men to Readers.
Physician aud Dentist.
Dr. M. C Findley.
Oculist, Aorist, licensed optician.
Go to Corun for Plumbing.
M. Clement, fresuription Druggist.
A splendid line of Koyal Charter Oak
Ranges at Coron'l
Patton's Sun Proof Paint, the kind
that wears is sold by Cramer Bros.
Order seals and robber stamps of
A. E. Voorbies.
For a o'eau bed and a good meal
try the Western Hotel.
Maps of Oregon Wash in ton and
California at the Mnsio Store.
Monarch Malleable Ranges are
money savers. Cramer Bros, have
Placer and quarts location noteos.
mine deeds, leases, eta, at the
Clauss Scissors and Shears are ab
solutely guaranteed.. Sold only by
Cramer Bros. .
Send your family washing to the
Steam Laundry. All rough dry work
2S cent per dozen. Phone 878.
. Make your floors as good as new
with Pattens' Floor Paint sold by
Dr. W. F. Kremer will hereafter be
in his office in the Courier building
from 7 to 8 o'olock each evening. 2-9tf
Get prices from Kinney & Troax
on your Fall aud Winter supplies.
Tbey can and will save you money.
Yonr clothes called for and delivered
and all flatwork that goes through
the mangle washer, ironed at 25c per
dozen. Grants Pass Steam Laundry.
Stain and varnish will brighten up
your scratched furniture. Sold by
Cramer Bros. j
Don't be doped by transient optical
grafters but patronize your home
optician and get a square deal.
Alfred Letcher, Jeweler, on Front
street is the only one in Josephine
county who has a regiutered certificate
from the Board . of 'Optometers of
Oregon, a list of which can be seen at
his store, so get your eyes tested and
fitted properly by calling on him.
Charges very reasonable.
Is the place to get Well-Wearing School Shoes
and Buster Brown Stockings.
A COMPANION and Pencil with every
pair of Stockings. A Companion,
Pencil, Pen, Pen Hoi ler, One Tab
let, Water Proof School Bag, Eraccr and
Pencil with every pair of Shoes sold to
Man, Woman or Child, during the month
carry Shoes that
Has the good points
which other jars lack,
and saves its difference
in cost in one season.
They are perfect for can
ning all kinds of Meats,
Fish, Game Fowls,
Pickles, Soups, Jel
lies, Jams, Vegetables
and Fruits. They are
Self-Sealing, no rubber
ring required. Easy to
seal, easy to open, and
easy to clean. Examine
Odd Fellows Block
A very pleasant reception was held
at Bethany Presbyterian church par
lors Wednesday evening in. honor of
Dr. and Mrs. T. E. Beard and Mrs.
Pool and Miss Alioe Pool, who are
soon to remove from Grants Pass.
The reception was attuudnd by a
goodly number of their old friends who
expressed their regrets at losing
these workers from the church. A
short program was rendered and re
Get your gun and get a back. If
yoa don't own a gun, buy one at
we are able to
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may come and
one trial else
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best value in