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ROGUE RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS, OREGON. SEPTEMBER 7, 1906.
Oxmt, rtigk and mww tvaytkaig
in Ftuit 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
in bulk. You will use no other
after once trying it.
S 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 12. Wednesday; Regular
session of oounty ooort.
September 10, Monday Pnblio school
begins In urauts rasa
Monday. September 10 Opening of
Miss Emma Telford's Kindergarten
and Primary school. 8-10 5t
September 34, Monday Circuit court
for September term convenes.
Nolle to School Patrorte.
Beginning pnpils will be received
in the several First Grade rooms of
tbe Grants Pass pnblio schools, only
daring tbe month of of September and
not later than October 8th. After this
date parents may not enter beginners
until daring tbe 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 davs to confer with them on
school matters. ' ,
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
Rich school students and to ad
vise them as to the oonrse of study,
etc. H. L. GILKEY. Chairman,
R. R. TURNER, Superintendent.
Fair at Roseburg.
Fair Second Oregon District Agri
cultural Society, Roseburg, Oregon
September 4, 5, 0, 7 & 8. l'JOfi.
Tickets will be on sale .or above
September 3, 4, 5, 0, 7, aud, with a
final return limit of September Dth at
one and one third fare for round trip.
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At the Big Furniture Store, North bth street
la daily receiving a New Fall Stock of
RUGS, ART SQUARES,
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS.
New Styles, Lowest Prices, Good Quality.
Largest stock Furniture in the city. Sold
for cash or on the installment plan.
A lot of Tinware to close at Half Price.
A. U. Bannard
GRANTS PASS, -1
1 1 Items of Personal Xi
Mrs. Geo, H. Durham is visiting in
Portland for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. R. a MoCroskey re-
tamed this morning from their stay
Carl MoCroskey returned Saturday
from Newport, where he bas been for
tbe past few months.
Fred Cook, who has been at Port
land for tbe past month, returned to
Grants Pass Thursday. t
Miss Ruth Dean is now one of the
telephone girls, having began ber
duties the first of September
R. W. Clarke left Thursday evening
for a pleasure trip to Portland, ex
porting to return in a week. I
Miss Helen Willis returned to Grants 1
Pass Tuesday after a vacation srent
with ber parents at Roseburg.
Mr. and Mrs. L. I, Jewell and son,
Robert, left Monday evening for a
week's stay in San Francisco.
Claud Cheshire returned Thursday
nigbt from San Francisco and will
attend tbe high school this year.
Datleff Eismann, returned Wednes
day for Corvallis, wbere he goes to re
sume his studies at the Agricultural
At wood A. Kirby, county clerk of
Garfield county. Wash., with head
quarters at Monterey, was In Grants
Pass last week.
Mr. and Mrs. James McGrew re
turned to Yakima, Wash., Monday
evening, after several months resi
dence in Grants Pass.
Mrs. A. P. Wright and daughter
Edith, of Weed, Cal., who spent tbe
past week visiting Mrs. F. B. Doerfus,
returned home Tuesday.
H. M. White and family returned
last week from Foots Creek, where
they spent the Summer and where
Mr. White oonduoted a store. ,
Al Schmidt, Andy 'Huggins and
Harry Faubion, returned Sunday iroin
West Fork, where they have been on
a most successful bunting trip.
Mrs Elmer Hayes returned to
Grants Peas Saturday, after a two
week's outing at the Takilma smelter,
where Mr. Hayes is employed.
Claud Neaa of Tinano, Wash., is
visiting in Grants Pass with bis
brother, Sam Neas and his sisters
Mrs. Rehkopf and Mrs. Doerfus.
Miss Luoie George arrived in Giants
Pass from Kerby Wednesday, and will
begin ber duties Monday, as teacher
in the Grants Pass publio school.
George Birdseye, clerk at the E. C
Dixon store, is taking a few days va
cation this week and is spending the
time visiting in the valley towns.
O. E. Woodson leaves Saturday
morning for Stanford, Texas, his old
home for a short visit with his mother.
He will be absent three or four weeks,
George Beck came up from Rose
burg Saturday for a short visit with
home folks Mr. Beok is in the em
ploy of the railroad company at that
Loyal Stevens, bookkeeper for the
G. P. B. & T. Co, went to Oakland,
Ore..' Saturday to spend Sunday with
his parents, returning to Grants Pass
Miss Nellie Jester, of Halsey, Ore.,
who has been spending a few days
with her brother, George P. Jester,
of this place, returned to her home
G. W. Wentner loft Inst week for
Upton, Cal, where he lias a position
in the California Pine Box & Lumber
Co. Mrs. Wenttr left Tuesday to join
Mrs. Edith Rehkopf and daughter
Lola weDt to Jackonville Monday,
where Mis Lola enters St. Mary's
academy. Mrs. Rehkopf returned
home the same day.
Geo. R. Riddle and family have re
turned from Crescent City, where the
family have spent several weeks.
Mr. Riddle spent the last two weeks
with them at the coast
J. E. Peterson returned Thursday
night from his trip to tbe National
encampment of tbe G. A. K. at
Minneapolis. Tbe trip also included
stops in Texas and California.
Fred Newell, who is employed
with tbe S. P. surveyors at Sacra
mento, came home Saturday morning
for a abort visit with relatives and
friends, returning to Sacramento San-
Miss Effle Tost returned to Grants
Pass last week after a visit in Port
land with her parents. She has re
sumed her duties as cashier at &. L.
Coe & Co. s and will remain until the
first of January.
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Vetterling, of
Portland arrived in Grants Pass last
week for visit with relatives and
friends. Mr. Vetterling and his
brother-in-law. Ray Wright are this
week on bnnting trip.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Soovill leave the
first of next week for a trip to Min
nesota and Wisconsin, expecting to
return tbe latter part of October.
They will spend some time at tbeir
former home, Freeborn, Minn.
M. D. Follett will leave Grants Pass
about the 29th for Portland, were be
will have day work in the Southern
Paoiflo car shops. He bas been work
ing nights in the round house here for
the past three years. The family will
Mrs. Herman Horning left Tuesday
evening for Newport, where she goes
to take aa outing and to visit Mr.
Homing's relatives. Mrs. Alice
Carlou will assist in the ice cream
and confectionery parlors during Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. John Patrick left
Tuesday evening for Tuscan Springs,
about nine miles from Red Bluff,
wbere they will remain until Mrs.
Patrick Is improved in health. If her
improvement is satisfactory, Mr. Pat
rick will return in two or three
Miss Jessie Mastin, stenographer for
Attorney A. C. Hough and Miss Nel
lie Ames, asaitant deputy county
olerk, left Sunday for Portland. Miss
Mastin will bn absent about three
weeks, while Miss Ames will go to
Seattle to enter tbe University for a
course of study.
E. M. Bogardns, of Myrtle Creek,
spent Monday in Grants Pass, on bis
way to Galioe, Silver creek and the
mountains of Carry county, where be
will spend two weeks bunting and
resting op. Mr.. Bogardns is familiar
with all that country as be bas spent
several seasons prospecting in that re
gion. Otto Danlap, for the past several
months clerk for the Wilson Mer
cantile Co., at Leland, has returned
to Grants Pass to reside and has taken
a position sa salesman with the South
ern Oregon Sopply Co. Mr. and Mrs.
Dunlap will make their home in the
house formerly occpuied by Mrs. H. C
Berry on O street.
Mieseb Hattie and Emma Telford
returned Tuesday from Galena, HI.,
their former home,
where they have
been visiting their brother and friends
for tbe past three months. Mies Hat-
tie Telford is much improved in
health. Miss Emma Telford will
open the kindaVgarten on next Mon
day, September 10.
Miss Harriet Scovill, editor and
proprietor of the Cauyonvllle Echo,
visited her parents in Grants Pass
Sunday and Monday, returning to her
field of labor Monday evening. Doug
las county has a big prune c.-op this
year and as that is one of the pnncl
Ittl industries in lier locality, she is
looking for a good business this year.
Cbna L. Tutt, president of the
Takilma Smelting Co, arrived in
Grants Pass Tuesday and left, the
same day for Tukilwa to look after his
interests there. He left Wednesday
for San Francisco. Mr. Tutt is owner
of a steam yacht which came in sc!
oud In the international race between
San Francisco and Honolulu, and he
has but receutly returned from this
, Will Busch, who for the past six
' years has beeu employed by tbe South
ern Pacific Co., at Grants Pans, has
resigned his position as freight clerk
and Monday be left for Roseburg
where be will take up the duties of
; brakeman, having a run out of that
I place. Mr. Busch bas always been
j most successful in all his undertakings
! and bis friends here anticipate
I speedy promotion for him in his new
i field of labor. ' Tbe porition of freight
! clerk will be filled by Egbert Kobblns,
1 a former employe at tbe depot and a
capable young man in that line of
j work. Mr. Robbins has lived '.in
Grants Pass for several yf ars and the
j many friends of both Mr. and Mrs.
; Robbins are pleased to have them
j School Books
and supplies at
; ! A Brief Record of !
The series of six fruit growers meet
ngs that have been held under tbe
auspices of the State Agricultural
College and the Grants Pass Frnit
Growers Union will olose this Satur
day with a meeting at Merlin. Tbe
meetings have been well attended and
much interest shown.
Mr. and Mrs. C E. Smith left
Thursday evening for Cbebalis,
Wash., where they will probably
make their future home, although Mr.
Smith says they may not locate at
Cbebalis. Mr. Smith bas been a resi
dent of Grants Pass about seven years,
a part of tbe time as proprietor of
Hotel Layton. He resigned aa ad
ministrator of the J. T. Latyon estate
in favor of G. W. Colvig.
In response to unique little invita
tions consisting of walnut shells with
invitation indexed and shipping tag
attached, bearing guests name, 1ft
young people spent a most delightful
day last Sunday at Walnut Hill,
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Sampson. The table was set on the
wide veranda and a sumptuous repast
was sered by Mesdames Sampson and
Luons to which the guests did TnU
justice. During tbe afternoon Ion
cream and fruits were served and
with the various amusements partici
pated in tbe day passed all too quickly
to the assembled guests, who will re
member this event as one of the most
delightful of the season's entertain
The little folks of the primary de
part m en t of tbe Newman Methodist
Sabbath school with their mothers
enjoyed a delightful afternoon on
the ohuroh lawn Wednesday, August
29. Mrs. Ora Hood Is superintendent
of this department and was assisted
In entertaining by the other teachers,
Mrs. Perry and tbe Misses Ella Savage
and Kitty Longhridge. The children
played games, ran races and bad a
seneral good time while tbe mothers
enjoyed a quiet time together till
lunch was served and full justice was
done to the good things. Mr. Dimlck
brought a load of melons for a treat
and the time sped rapidly by till
evening came. No doubt the after
noon will be long remembered by
those wbo attended.
back up with
that makes you
go but after
where the pat
gar Pine Store
home and get
know is the
SOME BARGAIN POINTERS
News Note From the Business
Man to Header.
Physician and Dentist
Dr. M. C Findley.
Ooalist, Aurist, licensed optician.
Go to Coron for Plumbing.
M. Clement, Prescription Druggist.
A splendid line of Royal Charter Oak
Ranges at Coron '1
For a o'eau bed and a good meal
try the Western Hotel.
Maps of Oregon Wash in ton and
California at the Maaio Store.
Send your family washing to tbe
Steam Laundry. All rough dry work
25 oent per dosen. Pbone 873.
Dr. W. F. Kremer will hereafter be
in bis office in tbe Courier building
from 7 to 8 o'clock eaoh evening. 2-9tf
Get prices from Kinney & Truax
on your Fall and Winter supplies.
Tbey can and will save you money.
Your clothes called for and delivered
and all flatwork that goes through
the mangle washer, ironed at 25c per
dosen. Grants Pass Steam Laundry.
Stain and varnish will brighten up
your scratched furniture. Sold by
Don't be duped by transient optical
grafters but patronise your home
optician and get a square deal.
Alfred Letcher, Jeweler, on Front
street is the ouly one in Josephine
county who bas 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 and
fitted properly by calling on him.
Charges very reasonable.
Children's Songs' 'Wont You Come
Over to My House?" and "Two Lit
tle Sailor Boys." Advance copies
just received from Remick & Co. who
are the known publishers of popular
music in the country. We get new
musio as soon as it is published
Music and Photo House.
All persons wishing to appear be
fore the commissioners court at tbe
September term, will do so on Wednes
day, September 12, 1006. Court will
be adjourned until that day.
Is the place to get Well-Wearing School Shoes
and Buster Brown Stockings.
COMPANION and Pencil with every
pair of Stockings. A Companion,
Pencil, Pen, Pen Hol.Ier, One Tab
let, Water Proof School Bag, Kracer and
Pencil with every pair of Shoes sold to
Man, Woman or Child, during the month
Has the good points
which other jars lack,
and Baves 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
Killed a.t Tunnel Six.
W. H. Close, foreman of tbe bridge
gang at work at Tunnel ft, was ac
cidentally killed Thursday, being
struck on the head by a timber in the
afternoon, death resulting a few hours
later. Be with other workn-en were
on a scaffold in the tunnel at work
when tbe soaffold gave way which re
sulted in tbe accident Mr. Close baa
been in the employ of the Southern
Paoiflo company for a number of years
with headquarters at Grants Pass
til recently when the family moved
to West Fork.
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