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I Fine Footwear for Women
for the Strttt
The reliability of our
secret of our success.
The larjro increase of
for the year
1005 U due
that our own
oiaui the val
a n i know
will bo riht.
ROGUE RIVER COURIER
GRANTS PAHS, OBEUON.
OOUWTY OFFICIAL PAPER.
Published Every Friday.
One Year, in advance,
HI i Moulin,
Furnished on application at the office, or
Obituaries and resolutions of con
dolence will lie charged for at 6c per line;
card of tbsnkaSOc.
A. E. VOORHIES, Propk.
Kn lured at the poat otitis at Grant Pass
Oregon, a aecoua-elaas niail matter.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 1807.
A LAW THAT SCHOOL
TRUANTS CAN'T DODGE
Provision In Compulsory Educa
tlonal Bill Making It Practi
cally Self Enforcing.
A compulsory education law that
will compel parents to send their
children to school has been prepared
by Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion J. li Aokerman and will be in
troduced at this session of the legis
lature. The trouble with laws that
have been enacted heretofore has besn
that no one would enforce them. It
would be difficult lo find any instances
of children being brought Into the
schools by the enforcement of the
ooaupuliory education law. But the
law proposed by Superintendent
Ackeruiau will lie iu a measure self
acting, and is so drawn that it must
The difficulty in the pant has been
that un one person was charged with
the duty of weeing that the law was
observed. Tim teacher did uot like
to enfntce the law liccause it would
create hard feelings against her. The
members of the School Hoard wer
loth to start inarrcls with their
nelghlHirs, and the County Superin
tendent had no desire to make enemies
who would hurt linn when election
time came around. The law whs not
so drawn ss to put the compulsory
education machinery In motion.
Snirinttindcnt Ackcrinan's hill
provides that the school clerk "hull
furnish the teacher, principal or City :
Superintendent with a copy of the!
school census, show ing the names of ;
all children in the district between I
ths ages of 4 and JO years. Every
four weeks during the school year the
teacher must compare tier school reg-
later with the rei.sus list, and bv that
comparison iimkn a 1 1 t of all children
hetween 7 and I it vuais of go in the
district ho aie not i;i sclun l.
This Im: uuiHl he i , ited to tin
County Superintendent if II, r district
he one , f II,,. thud ,!;, ,,r to ,,,.
t'lty lMi rinti n lent,
the tirI or ,vnd i '.,.
trlct It.iant ..Mice:.- i
Who Mini he IV!,-
sheri'ts, j o'.i, enieii
hen the .1 , r ' :
ceiv ti n u-t !' c 1 1 1 : , ; i ,
he r mIh ths I 'I to th
dhcer. m,. I that o!:,ivr
ii"ti , , i, (!,, j all m i
II lie on.' . f
! :' o'll dm
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nidi , ,!'nty
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I II. t 111 K.'hvi'l
vi'ii vt I 1 1 1 ell
K iidian tha!
n.v' on the f..
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in ' ii. t ai U n. !
In'.n under .
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A .'V W If
Shoes for Drew
shoes is the
100 6 over
to the fact
ucs which thoy receive
that what they get here
exoniable. and if it is not and the
unf nr on.r.i .n w. nn,i.
with the notice, the traant officer
.t nu n,mr,l.int in tha nunri
justice's court. The case will be
tried in t'.ie nsnal manner and. if!
foond guilty, the parent or guardian
ahull be fined from 5 to $25 or be im
prisoned two to 10 days.
This bill establishes the compul
sory period pet ween the ages of 7 end
4 years, and bet weea H aud 16 if the
child be unemployed. The law in
that respect harmonizes with
child labor law.
The bill is mandatory and leaves no
discretion to the teacher, principal or
superintendent. The truant officer
has some discretion, for it rests with
him to determine whether the case
is one propr for the filing of com
plaint. The bill also provides a pen
alty for the failure nf a teacher,
superintendent or traunl officer to
perform his doty.
The feature ot the bill which is
deemed most affective is that which
requirss the teacher to oompare the
censas roll with the school register
every foor weeks. The school clerks
never fall to enumerate all the child
ren In the district, for it is upon the
oenans . that the apportionment of
school money is made. If there aro
say children in the ditsrict who are
not in school and should be, the com
parisoa of the two records will show
The bill also provide for a report
oouoernlng all blind and eaf child
ren who are not receiving an educa
tion, this report to be mad to the
Report of County Hetx'tK Officer-
The annual report for Josephine
conuty ending December 81, liHMt,
shows the total number of births in
the county during the year to be 1 l'J ;
males SS, females M.
The number of deaths whs 73. of
which 4 were males aud '.'4 females.
In respect to age, the deaths occurred
as follows :
Under 10 years 11.
Between 10 and 'JO years 'J.
Between 'JO aud ;!() 11.
Hi t ween 80 and 404.
Hetween 40 and 60 1.
Hetween 50 Hlld ISO -J,
Hetween f'0 and 707.
Hetween 70 aud M 1 S.
Over Nil .
The death rate according to popula
tion estimalel from school census is
.Hoc!. The total number of marriages
reported is i.'i.
The number of cases
diseases reported is a
I, divided as
Typhoid fever, ll eases; diphtheria,
A cases; scarlet fever, a rases ; small
I 'ox, l case.
Hltf Livery Sieble.
drams l'a-s is scon to have the fifth
livery stal'le. which is t o more than
i'- ililer Ashland. Me-lford
Ivoeetuirg- Hie new stal le is heirs1
built by I'h ir!. lhirkliolder, a farmer
of Misouri Hal, who u.oved to thn
city lat I ;,l. and N,.,! Parker.
this city Tbis table will he the
l.irgistin Southern On gon. It is in
the hl.iir,. of an 1. with a front of ,'mi
fi.t.u;-.nh street ami '.'oo f,.,.t hack
on I lr.v and l.m f, ,d d. , y to the
a'.l'.v Had Mesr. l'urkliol,..r a
1 1 main i ,
i al lo to hay,, se
lot of the half!
ii'.ule tl... stahl
te I! i i
fe.'t It wi'l I
in. nl w il.. ! ri
having t).,. c i,
i and ; ) '.
in. !y f, r
''. r i f li e
: : t.'i
ii'irr is II
.1 l nrg. i
hi.inks ai thr i,ur,or 0ff.y.t
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES.
Exams! Exams!! Exams!!!
About 44 month ago Principal
Harrison made the pleasing aonounce-
i mr nt, that all bdovb m v'
tbeir studies and also deportment;
i would be exempt from their exami
nations; bot I guess toe pnpili mast
have forgolen it or they are in lore
i with the school so much that they
: nt raint the temptation to
mme to school or eometbiug like that
; for if yon wonld bare looked into
i the High School rooms daring the
: . . MUir van would have foond
'the seats fall, with but few exoep
' inn. I wonder what is the mater ?
I Do you know?
I nr. nnt read the following too fast
'or it mar go bard on yoor oonstitu
itlon: "Wears going; to have a new
! Our High School Debating team
has at last heard from the Roseborg
I Debatiog team, the contestant lo the
next debate to be held on feoroary 8,
1 1907. at Rosebnrg.
As Rosebnrg was given their choice
of side they have chosen the afflrma
tive. The question is nesoiyea
"Tht the 1 ."5th amendmeut to tne
! Constitution should be repealed,
Thii of course means that Grants
Pan most uphold the negro,
but, neverthelees, our team, consist
ing of Randall Hood, Herbert (iiUev
and Harold O'Neill, three very
sympathetic boys, will at least try
to give the negro bis jost rights and
Roseburg her just doe. Much to the
displeasure of the High Sohool in
general, it has been decided to hold
! the contest in Rosebnrg, for it wonld
be rather mean to defeat them so
badly if they were onr guests.
THE PUPILS' SENTIMENTS.
Isn't it funny that the teachers
don't kuow anything during exams,
in fact I never saw such listless in
dividuals In all my life and especially
at such a critical time, when every
thing is work, work, work; jost
thl'ik of It they will sit up in some
conspicuous place so that everybody
can see them and they can gee every
body else, fold their bands and look
wise, while the poor unfortunates are
passing through that Drain racking.
heart rending experience of trying to
think of something of which they
hive never heard for the teats are
harder than words can express. Still
the teachers, with hearts oolder thaa
6 o'clock in the morning, will Just
stand by, and langh, as the hopes and
aspirations of the innocents suddenly
drop from 100 to a minus zero, and
never have thought of helping him.
It must take a hard heart to be a
sohool teacher. Bot to top the climax,
all their forgotten wisdom comes
back to tbem, when with sympathetic
eyes yon hand your coveted manu
script to them for correction, for it is
then with a heart of stone, a hand of
iron and a little blue pencil that they
pierce the heart of the pnpil the
deepest, that they strike the greatest
terror, and work their worst devasta
tion for then they begin wholesale
and retail slaughtering of grades, all
at a bargain salo, amazingly low.
But still they deserve some credit.
aud we must think them for the lone
time spout for our beueBt in patiently
learniug to make that little round
circle so cute and that great big X
so majestic, for if they wero not what
would be the result? Heart failure
wood be imiuiuent for what popil
would be able to stand the shock of
looking at hi. manuscript, the product
of many hours of manual labor and
j physical torture, unless the little
j round circle was so dainty and the
straight lines, curves, waves, breves,
dots, checkmarks and a few other
things, so unique and dignified?
Hut nevertheless, the teachers are so
patient with us that we shall have to
forget their deplorable mistakes st
this time, still if there ar any of our
readers who are interested in the
poor, mistreated High School pupils.
lis members, would ho verv
I thankful if
woiiM ai'iiniiint the
Society uh o.;r i . ndition.
Su t. Travcr of 1', nditecn. who is a
j rei'ie-entative of Silver
1 I ,v wax in tow n the
hist of the week
and spent a few
djys visiting the
On Kndav evening. January 11, after
school the Jcniors and Senior elates,
each held a class meitiiig for the pur
ive of electing a nu mb, r to represent
it on the .,htoiul staff of our High
School l'l(T. These reunited in the
election ,.f u'.iv,.,, Il,ul,es for the
Jinilor class aim Una tii:key for tl...
We have t , ,.t d. cid. l u,,.,, ;,
"liable name for our ) aper as mi two
w in! the same name, ! o
w!:, n w,. ,p
a .-Hi',! one
ide up, u it. it will 1.
I reastiror's. Notue.
funds iu the treasury i
ants protest, ,! to J jlv
i'.I c.a-e from i.
- . rr. g"ii
PASS. OREGON. JANUARY 18,
FRESH COW for sale.
GIANT No. 1 and 60
feet of hy-
draulio pipe lor saie.
FIVE COWS and separator. Cows
Iresh and first-class. Separator new
.j v mV. All at a bargain.
Call on or address Charles Meserve,
POLAND CHINAS I still have good
individuals of both sexes Spring
and Fall farrows; registered or not
AerA: sows bred or open.
Boars in service, Oregon's Peifec-1
tion (80451) and Chief Sunshine
1110423.) J. H. Robinson, R. F.
D. No. 2, Grants Pass. 1-4 13t
FIFTY hens and pullets of the Id
lowing breeds: White and Barred
Plymooth Rocks, Black Minorca, B.
Leghorns in lots to suit. Call on
or address H. B. Alverson, Lock
ry fiS. Bridge St.. West Grants
FOR SALE OR TRADE One good
heavy 3-inch wagon, nearly new
one good, cow. Inquire of D. A.
Harmon. P. O. Box 87 oall. 12-28 2t
FOUR ACRES of land fened and part
seeded to grain on north 10th street
for sale. No reasonable offer re
fused. Cail or address E E Carg ill.
Box 14. 12-28 tf
COW A good, yoong cow, fresh. Can
be seen at E. E. Cargill's place on
North 10th street. 12-21 tf
TYPEWRITER Visible writing ma
chine for 40 at the Music Store.
All kinds of typewriter ribbons and
FOR SALE By E. Steele at 2d ware
house west oold storage plant
Sugar Pine Shakes, Plymouth Rock
Cockerels, Fruit, Vegetables, all
kinr's, fresh ocean fish, crabs,
shrimps, clams, oysters by the pint,
quart and gallon, also In cans. Cash
paid for fruit and produce. E.
Steele. 11-2 tf
GOATS F. A. Pierce, Merlin, Ore',
Breeder of Pore blood Angora Goats;
Flock headed by South African
import; correspondence solicited
in regard to goats. 11-26 tf
SPRAY SOLUTION guaranteed full
strength and approved by oonnty
fruit inspector manufactured and
sold at a price thai farmers can
afford to pay. Samfon Spray Solu
tion Factory. 1-18 tf
HOUSES Several good
irably located. W.
"The Real Estate Man.'
L. Ireland, ,
COTTAGE Famished cottage with
bath and eleotrio lights, rent $15.
Inquire P. O. Box S25 12-21 tf
A 5-ROOM cottage, well painted, with !
lot 65x100 on north sideot track, well
situated for only .V)0. This is a !
snap. Is rented lor fl. 50 per month. 1
W.L. Ireland, The Real Estate Man. j
1-11 tf I
WANTED Grain Sacks. Tools and
other second-band goods. Harrison 1
Bros., Second haud-store, comer
Sixth aad J streets. S W tf .
C. L. IvOEL of Odessa wants loggers
and timber cutters to deliver 2,000.
000 feet of logs to mill by contract
before suow flies; Bhort haul, level
roads, one 4-horse team, two trucks,
chains, etc. furnished. Also left
hand 8-gang edger wanted. Write
or call at mill Odessa, Ore. 8 3 tf
LOCKET aud chain found ; owner can
find same at Coorier office. 13-38 tf
f iuo to floO per month ; some even
more Stock clean ; grown on Reser
vation, far from old orchards. Cash
advanced weeklv. Choice of terri
tory. Address Washintgon Nursery
Company, Toppenish, Washington.
WANTED Gentleman or lady with
good reference to travel by rail or
with a rig for a firm of tJoO.OOU
capital. Salary 1072 per year and
ex uses, salary paid weekly and ex
stamp. Jos. A.
ESTUAYSOne Shetland pouv, geld
ing, bald face; one Spring eolt,
black tar iu forehead. Address
Hal h Rulings. Ashland, Ore. 1-18 It
! CAKl'KT EAVlNO Plain
lancy weaving Mrs. S.
ccrner Front and Pine.
FR A X K BURN ETT-U pholstering,
mission furniture made to order.
NiU'ICE OF DISSOLI'TION.
Notice is hereby giveu that the
firm of 1 ike - Dean has this dav dis
solved partnership pv mutual" con
sent.. A. .1. Pike retiring. T. Y.
Dean to collect all accounts due the
firm and pay all indebtedness.
Dated January 10, ism;.
A. J. PIKE.
T. Y. DEAN.
Notice is hereby giveu that the c7
partnership heretofore existing be
tween O. il. litirnetr and I! v mi.i
- - - " . uiim'
I artii. r- doing b.1MUcss at drams
l ass i ire
f 'ii, nnd, r the linn name of
iV H.lblWltl is di.uo'r.,.1
lakllii; the loon...,
mg all outstanding iriuehteduess ami
assuming all liabilities
Tn Scaoot, THAT PlAcei
TOV m A OOOO POsTmOK.
WASH, ft TKNTH TS.
25-37 V. M. C. A. Bldg.. Portland. Ore.
A Guaranteed Cnr for Piles,
Itching, Blind, Bleeding, Protrud
ing Piles. Druggists are authorized
10 refund mouey if PAZO OINT-
MENT fails to cure in fi to 14 days.
The Strength of a
Bank is shown t
1st, By its working capital
2nd, By its stockholders.
3rd, By its management.
First National Bank
OF SOUTHERN OREGON
Grants Piss, Oregon.
lias a Capital, Surplus
Undivided Profits $77,500.00
And an additional Stock
holders Liability (un
der the National Bank
ing Law ). .... 50,000 00
Total Responsibility $127,500.00
John- d. Fry,
r. n. Harth,
J- T. TI-FF3,
L. B. Hall. Pros,
J. C. Campbell, V. prc.
II L G ILK by, Cashier.
Discont on Suits
20 to 50 per cent
Discount on Overcoats
20 to 50 per cent
Discount on Trousers
SO to 50 per cent
Discount on all
P.H. Harth &Son, Ine
"A little better for a little less"
shonld yoor baby suffer? Wk"
fretful and restless, don't eipra'
00 him and use any old thhj
neighbor recommends. Buy ii
of White's Cream Vermifuge m"
known worm medicine and con
all cbildrens diseases. It mil
its action, builds op the systems
tbin puny babies fat. Mrs. J
Smith, Tampa, Fls., writes: 1
baby was thin and sickly, eonli:
retain its food and cried aUiii
1 used one bottlo of White's Oi
Vermifuge and in a few diyili
was langhing, happy and welL" I
sale by National Drug Oo. ul
To Core a Oeld In One Di; i
Take LAXATIVE BROM0 Qt
ine Tablets. Druggists refund not
if it fails to cure. E. W. GR0Y1
signature is on each box. 26c.
The latest in calling cards it :
KENNEY PAYS Cli
For BUTTER. EGGS
and FARM PRODUCE.
Fall stock or
Groceries and Provisioi
Candy, Ants, Tofcictt
KENXEY-S CASH STOI
Sixth street;bet. I and J.
For cha ped hands and
rough skin is based upoo
our own experience ofycars
in the drug business, aai
each ingredient used is the
very best. A few applica
tions of this lotion will pr
omptly reliev: the soreness,
heal the chaps, and stop
the burning and stinging
caused by sharp, cold winds
Wei Drag Store