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ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS, OREGON, NOVEMBER 9, 190o.
Flour, and Feed
We are now receiving 1906
pack of Canned Fruits and
Vegetables and Dried Fruits.
Get our prices on Flour and
Golden Gate Tea and Coffee
Front Street., near Palace Hotel
GRANTS PASS, ORE.
Its been tome time since we've'seen
an item from Murphy, bat neverthe
less we're still in the Hug.
Dick Jennings has moved np near
Tolo where he will work in the placer
mines this Winter.
We thought the storm would stop
lumber haoling for awhile, but
sues not. There has been a load or
so hauled most every day.
Oene Hayes says he is through lum
ber hauling for this season and will
begin farming soon. Andy Fields
is in Jackson ooonty looking after
bis mining Interests'there.
We're having some of the finest
weather you ever saw for docks, but
say t the farmers will have no excuse
for sitting aronnd the fire when this
rain is over, because plowing will be
gin in earnest.
The Davidson and Laurel Grove cor
respondents have moot) to say about
their large carrots and beets but why
don't they say something a boot their
potatoes. I'll bet its because they
haven't any, or perhaps they are
afraid to tell how large they are.
Ed Swlnden and James McFadden
passed through this week with the
hay baler. They say they are doue for
this season. They have been baling
about three months. XYZ.
Haaxvi Siorma in the Willamette
The excessively heavy rains that
nave prevailed in the Willamette Val
ley during the past few days have
caused all the streams to be turned in
to raging torrents and has blockaded
the SuDtheru Paoiflo south from Pert
land. Bridge, in several places near
Jefferson have been partially swept
away. The bridge across the South
Sautiam on the Wcodhum and Matron
branch was swept away Wednesday
and trafllo is iutirwl blocked until a
temporary structure can be built.
The bridge over the Mollalla near
Oanby is utiHafe. A huge log boom at
Lebauon broke and thousands of feet
of timber have been sent down the
river. Several bridges in Clackamas
county and at Gladstone as well as
the O. W. P. bridge near Portland
are almost in a state of collapse.
Remember that you ron no risk iu
buying goods from me as I guarantee
all goods as represented and I am re
sponsible to you for the amount.
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Schuyler Morey's infant is slowly
progressing, after a bard stroggle
between life and death.
Mr. Hoock is expecting hi son-in-law,
Mm Charley and wife and baby,
on a visit now at any time, xneir
home is in Jackson county, near Med
fold. Mr. Babcock is expecting a sister,
a niece and ber husband and a nephew
from the East scon. Oregon's tem
perate zone has a fascination for them,
as they expct to make their homes
Mrs. . Spe nee was made happy a
short time ago by the arrival of her
sister, Mrs. Rachel Tipton and brother
Lafe. Many years have elapsed since
the two sisters met and very pleaeant
was the reunion.
Mrs. Strong has just had a neat
residence erected, the work being
done by Mell Gates. And still the
progression goes on, as Bruce Kitter
man has just built a house. He hopes
in the future to complete it in good
shape. Mart Gates did the work.
The party at Mr Kitterman's on
the 20tb, Viola's birthday, was quite
well attended. All appeared to be
happy. Mr. Griflin, having an eye
for business, took five ladieB. The
lunch served by the ladies was gener
ously contributed and appreciated by
Why will people complain abont oar
dancing parties, when it is the only
thing offered to bring frieuds and
neighbors together. There have been
some very unbecoming remarks made
about the social parties in the neigh
borhood, which are wholly without a
foundation. These persons will find
they have gained nothing by their
falsehoods and lost much for them
selves, for one falsehood will be the
means of forever disproving that
person. The danoing they will find
will still go on and all their talk will
avail them nothing. HAPPY.
t WILDE It VII, LE t
Eugeue Sami is home now.
Leo Sams is putting up a much
Charles Woelftle lost a horse this
week, by sickness.
Mrs. H. D. Jones is visiting at
Medford the past few days.
Elba Woodard said he had been
praying for rain wouder if he isn't
praying now for fair weather.
We don't see but one lumber hauler
from the Williams mill this rainy
weather and that is Ted Boozy.
The apple packers have been in
this neighborhood. Haven't learned
where they all had fooud employment.
A few neighbors from Wilderville
attended the convention at Grants
Pass Saturday and Sunday, the 3d
Scott Robinson didn't get to use his I
new dry house very long uutu it
oanght lire in some way and burned
to the ground.
Oh say, when ; lie Eastern people
learn of Uncle Fuller's large potatoes
and Monty s large carrots aud Jumbo's
large beets, won't they want to come
to our beautiful Oregon?
Real Estate Transfers.
John H. Williams et al to the
Rogue River Water Company 2 1-3
John 11. Williams et al to Mary J.
and John H. Foster 8 l it acres iu
Section 18, Twp. 8, R 8 W.
The above sales wore made through
the Real Estate Agency of Joseph
Moss. See him for bargains. Office
Sin E St.
WKLL this in tho Cofl'eo that
will please you; nono
better. Wo are sole
npent for (i rants Tass.
Come in ami got a free sample.
Wo havo new Walnuts, Almonds,
Raisins, Currants, Figs ami Citron.
Capo CoJ Cranberries, in fact all
kinds of good things to eat.
We still havo a few dozen pairs
of Cotton Blankets at oOe per pair;
others get more.
as or A" Kds of Produce
Atwater & Carl
GOS North Sixth Street
The Store That Sells (or Less
Tbos. Lewman and Sherman Fields
wfre visitors at Grants Pass this
Miss Rena Binmao T,ot Williams,
passed through Provolt Saturday en
route to Grants Pass. ,
Hop baling is about over and the
yield is good. Hay crop
Baled at barn, 9 to $10;
froit scarce. .
W. Fields left Satnrday for'Graots
Pass, returning to Savage creek to
look after prooerty at that place before
returning to Provolt.
The stockmen of the Valley have
their cattle mostly all in from the
ranges and all look fine; many will
make beef while others are not so
good. . -mm. -.-fcJi
Miss Fioronce Lettken of Williams
is now at Provolt where she will
make her home this Winter with ber
grandfather, Sam Provolt of this
The postofflce bas changed hands
and the postofflce and store have been
moved to the corner of the Williams
and Applegate roads by permit of the
government in behalf of .Mrs. Green,
the new postmaster of Provolt.
Chas. Fields of Provolt is very low
with typhoid fever. We hope his" re
covery will come soon. There are
several cases in the Valley and many
more are expected, owing to the stag
nant irrigating water throughout the
Dave Vinyard, ona of Williams
thrifty stockmen and cabbage raisers,
was in Grants Pass Friday with- a
load of oabbage which will excel any
grown in Josephine connty for its size
and quality. Call on Tbos Lewman
for red cabbage for salads.
Remember the meeting of the Fruit
Growers Union at Grants Pass, Nove
mber 13, and learn what is needed to
make our roads better by Hon. E. N.
Provolt and bow hard it is to make a
grape field produce, from the exper
ience and troubles of a beginner in
grape growing by Hon. R. F. Lew
man. All are invited.
Will Jones of Provolt, who has
spent the Summer in the Eastern
Oregon country returned last week,
being called home by sickness. Mr.
J. reports that work was abundant
and men could not be had, he also
states that wages were from $3 to
(3.35 per day and many tons of hay
still remained in the fields.
A bear hnnt was reoeutly plauned
and carried out by the Provolt Bros,
and Thos. Lewman of this place.
While in the 3 ray back mountains
gathering cattle tbey discovered
where Mr. Bruin was feasting on
the carcass of a oow which died some
few weeks ago. Being satisfied that
he made his headquarters still there
they set a trap, whloh was soon fonud
by Mr. Bruin, Jr. In the morning
about daylight the hoys went to where
the trap was set and their oaptive
was found very mad aud uneasy some
30 steps away. To see some fun tbey
turned their cattle dogs loose to give
Mr. Bruin a flirht, but the fight was
not as expected aud the bear got one
of the dogs down aud to save the dog
from death, E. N. Provolt ran iu aud
knocked the bear loose with the stock
of his guu by punching him in the
jaw, which made the brute more
fierce than ever. The boys wer not
yet satisfied and to finish turned the
dogs loose agaiu. The dogs were
more careful, but the bear's long,
slender foot caught oue of the dogs
bti t was shot before any damage to
the dog could be dune. The bear was a
young on 3 aud dressed about 150
pouuds. It was caught at the Rose
cabins about 30 feet from the road at
the head of Thompson creek.
Readers of the Courier, I will ouce
more start the news from Provolt for
the Winter months as work is mostly
over and give you an idea of what
Provolt is doiu and tell you about
the new creamery which will be
erected here by the 1st of January at
the farm of E. N. Provolt, which is
the center of the Applegate Valley.
The dairy business is what the
farmers need in the Valley, but owing
to the long distance of shipping the
cream, it seemed that a profitable
business oould not be established with
out a creamey at home, so everything
was made to hay and sold to the
Orauts Pass trade, but in 1U07, many
are planning to take op the dairy buBi
oess aud milk cows aud feed their
h iy. Provolt is also going to estab
lish a rural telephone svttem which
will be Operated before Jannarv 1 and
which is greatly needed bv the eiti
leus of the Valley for siekuess, busi-
, ness ana an other necessary commuui
icatious for which a phoue is used
, among friends and neighbors and dis-
taut relations. It will also save many
doctor bills and other expenses which
j without a phoue would ofteu be ne
elected. So now let us farmers at
Provolt, Williams, Murphv and Ap
plegate get together aud "make our
galley stand among the first, as we
I have good soil, pleuty of wster and a
land which will support many dlftVr
'ent kinds of indutrie
Miss Ltna Lindsay paid yonr city a
visit last week.
Hello 1 Some more rain, and snow
on tba bills, too.
Farmers are very busy digging
their crop of potatoes.
H. T. Day is home from Cbaney
Creek and is dona hauling lumber.
Mr. Haberman went to yonr city
last Monday with a load of baled bay.
I wish "Monty" would send some
items and let us know what he is do
ing. Mr. Swett killed a fine beef last
week and bas three more good ones
Several mining men are among us
looking out for good bargains in
placer and quartz.
Albert Shoemake and family of
Deer Creek are visiting at the home
of John L. Williams.
Oscar Bunch passed through our lit
tle burg last week with a load of ore
from the Sterling mine.
We had all better kill that fat tur
key and be getting ready for Thauks-
giving for it only comes once a year.
Alonzo Hyde took a load of onions
to your city last Saturday. He has
sold three loads and finds a ready
market for all he has to sell.
Apple picking is past at last and
we have apples to sell at right prices,
also a good team of borses for sale by
Al Mathews. Call around and see
Jim Morgan saw five deer, feeding
in his clover fields last Sunday, but it
being closed season for deer, he would
not shoot at them, and they were al
lowed to go in safety.
Ye scribe was awakened last Wed
nesday night by a band of young
folks, who sonnded very much like a
lot of coyotes, but come to find out
it was the Hallowe'en crowd.
School is progressing finely
Miss Josie Hathaway as teacher.
Floyd Wynant has come home from
Mr.- Knox's and started to school.
F. B. Borrow bas purchased 60
acres of land from Geo. Walters.
We learn that John McCalliBter and
son are going to plant 1? acres to bops
Basil Burrows is still away with
the hop baler, while Mrs. Burrows is
staying with her mother, Mrs. Sarah
Miss Vernie Champlin fell and was
quite severely hurt while playing
near the schoolhouse, but we hope it
will not prove serious.
We are glad to learn that Mr. and
Mrs. Dutoher bave moved onto the
Sparbawk farm, for thev are a valu
able addition to any neighborhood.
What has become ot anorty? I sup
pose he has either gone fishing or got
married, as we don't hear the echo of
his voice in the Courier any more.
Oh yes, he has gone into the wood
business for we noticed his shingle on
a tree near the schoolhouse.
2 We ore sorry to note the departure
of Mr. and Mrs. English from our
valley to their new home near Orauts
Pass, for they are good people and
Mr. Euglish is a thorough business
mau, haviug coma to New Hope but a
few years ago, aud has more than
doubled his money invested, besides,
benefiting this entire community by
starting our present irrigating sys
tem that lias made New Hope one of
the most prosperous valleys of the
Fruit Fever Strikes Curry County
The fruit fever has struck Curry ,
county as the folowiug from the Port
Orford Tribnns shows:
"With the coming of the rail
road will come a marketfor all the fine !
apples aud fruit that the coast peo
pie can raise. Now is the time to
prepare for setting out new apple or-'
chards by everybody. Do not put out j
too many varieties. The six best ap-1
pies in the wirld are. in the order of :
their excellence: The Gravenstieo,
a Fall apple, aud the Northern Spy,
Rhode Island Greening, Baldwin, Yel
low Newtowu Pippin aud the Esopus
Spitzeoberg, the last two, now lead
ing all others in the market.
"The Gravenstien, R. I. Greening
and Baldwiu are the surest bearers we
have along the coast.
"Bartlett Pears do well here and
'are sure bearers aud money makers;
so are Royal Ann, and a few other
cherries. Don't put out plains only
for home use, bat you will find the
Italian and Petite Prunes always
in demand while no others are."
The Conner has the largest corps of
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