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ROGUE RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS. OREGON, JANUARY 23, 1907
LUSCIOUS LRUIT AND
Pendleton Paper Take Notice o!
Hon. A. H. Cereon'e Orchard-Mine.
: p no volt I
T. ALEXANDER CHOOSES
DEATH BY POISON
At farther Inducement to people
to oome to Hood River and get rich
the hustler of that enterprising valley
laim to have (Uncovered gold Id the
and of their beautiful little river.
Rogue River Valley ha heretofore
held this unique advantage of getting
gold from Its orchard and from the
sand of if) stream and from rock of
iti hill. Commenting on this fact
the Pendleton Tribune give the
facetion article on the possibility of
Rogue River Valley orcbardists caring
for their frnit troeg during the Sum
mer and mining iu the Winter, men
tioning Hon. A. H. CarHon a an
example of these favored men who
are getting rioh" on a double-track
J nut a the fact seonied to be pretty
well established that there are other
sections of Oregon that can raise
"Just a good" apple as Hood River
and thai huHtling valley wiih likely
to have a lively competition iu it
effort to keep in the limelight, here
oome a report to the effect that gold
ha actually been found on the bar at
the mouth of Hood River and that a
dredge ha been secured for the pur
pone of separating the precious metal
from the worth en wind I
But tbil ured not surprise anyone.
With the atart that Hood Rivur ha
on the road to fame, it i not poaHihle
to conceive of anything that will stio
ceHafully etop it. If there i anything
that prove especially valuable or
ueunsary to the homaii family, it can
be depended upon that some Hood
River man will discover it and near
hi home, too.
'.This circumstance of the discovery
of gold at the month of Hood River
remind o that A. H. Caron of
Grant' Paaa, prominent horticul
turist, ha a very fine vineyard on a
aide hill farm in Joaephine county,
which ha proven very profitable.
Tlii vineyard I located directly on
one of those Joaephine county bills
where gold abounds. Caraou ha a
tunnel running into It bae a few
hundred feet and after hi grape are
taken cure of and hi wine stowed
away In the cellar, he spends the
Winter taking gold from hi mine
A a double-allot proportion tnia
probably equal anything known.
Nothing of the kind hss yet been re
ported from Hood River bat it I
young yrt alway ha it ear to the
Operated by (fas-no engine, no
valve, no machinery to get out of
order and positively no repairs ever
to be maile and guaranteed for one
year by the builder. Uaanlltie has
lately lax n raised another ceut a gal
lonChicago University has had an
other 000,000 donation and that
power ha become too eiiwnaive to
the fruit raiser and then it takes a
machinist to keep a gasoline motor iu
running order. The man power pump
gives such feeble force to the, spray
that only the scale on the outer bark
is reached and killed, leaving the
pests iu the cracks iu the bark alive
to renew their ravage on the fruit
and tree. The hand power pump has
gone entirely out of use iu nil pro
grcssive district like Hood River.
The Niagara Sprayer
Is the lightest machine on the mar
kef and will liint Ml yearn. Is thy
cheapest iu price and is lieiug unt il by
all progressive fruit grower iu the
I'nili d Ktattw. Hold on such favorable
terms that a farmer .-an pay for a
ma 'bins out of his next fruit crop.
A Car Load
In being made up for shipment to
Rogue Hiver Valley l'luce your
order at once so as to get the reduc
tion in freight and price.
Agent, (.rants Pass.
Oiegon Spray & (ias Co.,
VM Front St., Portland.
Dlee Alone in Hie Cabin at Will
iam Leavee Note Disposing
of Pereone-I Effects.
E. N. Provolt,
sheriff, was called
day to investigate
of T. Alexander,
acting aa deputy
the cause of death j
suicide at William, January 15 1907,by
taking poison. Mr. Alexander wa
a prospector and came fVcm Waldo to
thitt valley August 20, 1005 and has
followed prospecting since his ar
rival. He was in poor health and
was unable to do hard labor. He was
B5 year of age. His remain were
bnried in the Williams cemetery Sun
day, January SO, 1U07. ' We have not
learned whether or not he had rela
tive in this vicinity. His few effects
wore given to Mr. Moler and K.
Pierce in accordance to hi request.
When the door was forced open by
Deputy Sheriff E. N. Provolt, the
dead man, was found iu bed a though
he was quietly sleeping. A note was
found on the table which read a fol
Williams, Ore., Jan. 15, l'J07.
V. W. Moler.
Williams, Joseph ioe Co., Ore.
Dear friend: When you read this
line I will be on my last prospecting
trip and I don't need any outfit. I
have and give to you a yonr own my
watch, trunk and with its contents.
To your prospecting friend, Mr.
Pierce give my rifle and ammunition
and all that 1 in this cabin. As I
don't like to put the country to any
expense, I would ask you as a last
favor to dig a hole near the cabin,
wrap me in my blankets and bury me
there. I beg you to excuse me if there
are error in my writing as my eye
light got o poor that I cannot read
over again this note. Hoping that
yon will think kindly of ma and
thanking you for favors received, I
wish you goodbye.
George Beck of Grants Pass was at
Provolt Monday, paying his many
friend and graudparuut, Mr. and
Mrs. K. Fields, a visit.
J. Uorhor, of William was at
Pvroolt Tuesday with cream for the
new creamery of which Mr. Uocher is
one of the owners. Mr. louoh"r
last Kail purchased Vi head of Jersey
heifers iu the Rogue River vicinity
and intends to go iuto the dairy busi
ness extensively aud feed the large
amount of hay to milk cows, of
which at the present time, he is
feeding to beef stock.
There will be a box social giveu at
the Provolt school house February
H. 11MI7, which will be the best ever
given at this place.
The program is as follows: Sing
ing, instrumental music, recitation
and dialogue. AM are invited to at
tend. Ladies, bring your boxes anil
gentlemen, yoar purses or loose
change. After the program the crowd
will be invited to the hall at the Sou
son hop house for a dunce. The pro
ceeds will tie applied on the payment
of an organ recently purchased by the
school. THOMAS LEW. MAN.
Staple and Fancy
FLOUR AND FEED
at rock bottom prices
Your interests are mine
Front Street., near Palace Hotel
GRANTS PASS, ORE.
The morning servioe will begin at I
10 :.v sharp. It is expected that Rev. j
W. B. Pope of McMlunville will i
preach at the morning service. In I
case be ha not sufficiently recovered
from illness to be present, the Pastor
will prsacb the second sermon in the
series "Sermon in Stone" subject!
"Worship." Other services at the:
usnal hours. Mrs. Sommers will lead j
the Young Peoples' meeting. At the
evening service, Miss Walters of San
: FranciBco will play a sacred violin
selection. The topic of the sermon
will be "The Lost Chord." You are i
GRANTS PASS, ORE.
Azalia Circle, Women of Woodcraft
held their installation of officers on
Monday evening. After the officers
were installed, refreshments were
Satin Post Cards-the latest fad,
will soon be in stock at the Photo
and Music Store.
Beats the Music Cure.
Dr. Martin will deliver his popular j
' Pui-snrml Hjlhits" to a
Joint meeting of men and won, n at Vl
the Opera House at 3 p m. Sunday. Ponf;hlien,8j. N, y., "I take Dr.
The men will be seated on one side of j King's New "Life Pills They are
ti, .,... n-itVi oentlemeu ushers and the most reliable and iileanant laxa-
the women on the other with ladie
Oscar Williams killed one bog last
Saturday that dressed 871 pounds aud
then conld have been fatter.
A very nice crowd of the youug
people at Murphy visited the Literary
at Lanrel Grove. We were glad to see
them oome and hope they will come
often' in the future.
Oh ye. "Shorty" I forgot abont
you. Those beet are all told. Thev
went like but cakes at f-20 per ton
only took four to the ton. And in
regard to the roads in your diitriot.
Yon might put in a days' work and
tive I have round, istst
t. i. t o..
for ushers. The offerings and attend- nt bv au droggists
ance will be kept separate. The , .
contest between the men and women ! The Courier has the laregst circula
in which the women are now ahead in , tion of any paper in Southern Oregon.
both attendance and gifts will include;
this meeting. The men will do their1
P on SttnJ
-.w. w UD ha
best to retrieve their lead.
Meeting will continue next week
The specii'l address to men was
deemed by all a great Buccess in at
tendance and interest but the address
to women in the church Sunday after
noon was greater still. Three hun
dred aud sixty-five women presented
tickets at the door and several entered
the side door without tickets.
The Friday evening lecture on Mar
riage and Divorce, though requiring
"Hi Master's Voice."
The Photo and Music House has
been appointed selling agent for
Joseohine county for the Victor Talk
ing Machine and a full stock of ma
chines Bnd records will be in stock
early next week. Come in and hear
"His Master's Voioe. "
fix your road instead of finding fault ... . ... . . .
, ' .. auditorium of the church. The lec-
wmi vne supervisor.
I wonder what ha beoouie of
"Jumbo," who wrote from here?
i am not mean to tase nis i,m
: LA l! It ML (illOVi: I
Somewhat of a change in the tem
perature the last week for the nights
have beeu cold and the ground frozen
some, but the day were warm.
Mr. Haberman was a visitor from
here to your city lust Saturday.
11. T. Pay was iu Uratits Puns for a
day last week oh business.
Messrs. Morris and Jeff and Dave
Lindsay were all visitors from here
to UrauU l'as last Saturday.
item, away Ifroni him 10 do not get throughout the evening.
Our literary was fine last Saturday
night. A short program was ren
dered and a mock trial took place.
WUllard Topping was arrested for
stealing apples from George Vinning.
L. W. Canon was prosecuting at
torney, while attorneys Jeter and
Knox were for the defense. Louii
Mitchell, Judge. The jury returned a
verdict of not guilty.
Have yoo seen those whisker on
John Knox' face.
H. J. Smith is very sick at this
Seems all our reporters were a little
late with their items week before last.
Better buttle this week.
Saturday night there will be a de
bate at Laurel Grove the question to
be "From which do we get the most
knowledge, traveling or reading?"
Everybody oordially invited to attend.
Frank Hyd got lost
uight but tound the way to JeiT Lind
say's house by the aid of Miss Lena
and a lantern which they hail with
My Live 100 Years.
The chances for living a full cen
tury are excellent in the case of Mrs.
Jennie Duncan, of Haynesville, Me.,
now 70 years old. She write :
"Electrio Bitters cared me of Chronio
Dyspepsia of 20 years standing, and
made me feel as well and itroni? a a
ture itself was a gem in thought and : voun girL Elfictric Bitterg cnre
delivery, the veins of humor and ytotDBcb and Liver di,ea8,8, Blood
erioueness and sometimes pathos j;.,,iqp. n...i ku.
the most intense attention i wt akness. Sold on a snarantee at all
R. A. Dean
frrtTTi (r ultra
mining for several weeks past to J
at- home for a four .. t
" jo. Wail, ,
was going in, transporting 0vj
trail by pack horse his $nr
and outfit for bachelor existent '
of his horses fell off the trail"
rolled for some 50 yards down
tremely steep and rugged slope, k
teriug groceries all the way.'
pack saddle was torn to eplimw
it seemed incredible that the btJ
should not be Billed. The nuO
after rotating speedily down thel-
juirrm-iiiou a mjK m 018 careeiu
di.uihcu mui Miuuu suuueuuess. Aft.
straps and rope were cut and the J
oris 01 paca auu trappings cl
......... t. u .
uvnj, mo Muioo was rouea. otertt
assisted to ins feet, little the won
ior tne experience.
T. . ..i . . .
ib jjb iaj ouieruee a qteiul rtick'
rune times ont or 10 there'll bt
buyer before the Ink is dry. Try It
drug stoers. Price only 60 cents.
Newman M. E. Church. Post Card Tablets-2
Th pastor speaks both morning and ' tablet, 5o Music store,
evening. In the morning at 11 the j - -
sermon is prepared and delivered with
the thongbt of helping the new con
verts""' their Ch"ritian life. Iu the
evening at 7:30 the subject will be
"Following Christ." The""Sunday
school meet at 10 a. m. Junior
League at 3 p. m. Epworth League
at (1 :!!(). Strangers and friends ever
Cures Old Sorei
Westmoreland, Kans., May 5, um
uaiiara anow ijinlment Co. You
snow Liimtuent onred an old son
uiejmie oi my cnin mac was tappogj
to be a cancer. Ths lore was
born and would not yield to treatment
until i tried anow Liimment, whid
did the work in short order,
sister, Mrs. Sophia J. Carson, Alba.
ville, Miffin Co., Pa., has aioreuj
mistrusts that it is a cancer. Pbi
send her a 50o bottle. " For sab M
National Drug Co. and Rotermnnd.
Conner sample copy tent fret tof
Our reporter i on the bright side of
life at this issae.
Most all stock cattle are looking
line and will be Iu good condition to
go on the range next Spring. Walter
Farra will drive about ."p0 head to the
head of Murphy creek.
No N.cknim to report us this is a
very healthy burg.
We are sorry to lose another of our
neighbors, Mr. Morris, as he is mov
iug away. RKD CI.Ul l).
The two eubject which Evan P.
Hughes, Pastor of Bethany Church,
proposes to discuss on Sunday, Janu
ary J7. are the followiug : I
11 a. m. The Two Great Categories
iuto Which all Things of the Universe 1
Falls" 7:.'i0 p. ui.-"The Art of;
Listening." The other exercises of!
the day are Bible School,-u'udorThe
last Saturday operiuteudeiioy of H. C. Kinney at
It) a. m. ; the Jr. C. E. at a p."m"."a"ud
the Devotional Hour of the Y. P. S.
C. K. at fi ::!() p m.
At this church you will always re
ceive a cordial welcome and, instead
of beiug treated to musty aud ancieut
theological hash, will hear a timely
presentation of truth that touchesThe
life of today. "
That we are hammering
PRICED D0Uf ON VHAT
is left of our. seasons
goods - the blows we
ARE STRiKWc ARE REDUCING
was in our
C. F. DIXON
Successor to J. M. CHILES
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
Flour and Feed
New stock of
Special attention paid to family trade
TEAS AND COFFEES A SPECIALTY
I n i: i: u i x a J
Who Kays this is not tine Weather?
Ur. Klopper of Kerby
m. Swett is doing
work on his claims.
Where experts say there is n
al is the lu st place iu thr
Frank MoCrutiy of Kerby i
( log for Win. tiwett on the
A. Keyuolds of Waldo wat the nu.wt
of Thomas tlilligan thii week.
H. M.K.re and Totuinie Uilligm, re
busy rounding up their young cattle
aud bran liug them.
C. T. Webb is homo from eI.
tended visit in grants Pass and Wolf
Creek. No place like home, HarT--
Some people are always lnokins-"for
trouble and never satistied until ri,...
H...I I. ... 1 "v'
niiu it nun meu xiclt like
steer because they get it.
m. Swett left a R.e s,,,oi ,u, u of
t u ore at the post .ffi here and
claim.it grew iu Jseph,e roiln,y
and that there n lots of u j,, theiw
-ii inns, sot wouldn't that
gooii -tlu miues in
at home here
. " t importe.1 tin
uu men som of our
gcj au eitraMio. "
M. i:. Church South.
The usual cervices will he held at
this church on Sunday. p . m $nn.
day School; 11 a. m. preaching; ti :;!0
p. m. Kpworth League; T -:m p. w.
preaching. Prayer meeting ou
Thursday evening. A special invita
tion it extended to strangers and citi
zen who do uotttendtlier,Vhurclies.
Cm I Tom's Cabin.
Manager Truax has made arrange
ments to present the original Stetson
production of lucle Tom's Cabin at
the Opera Hons,, on Tueslay, January
)!'. h. The wondirful popularty of
Harriet Heeclier Stowe's masterpiece
all over the United State,, for the
past to years has led to its production
by all kind of managers with all
kinds of actors, good, bad and indiff
erent. There ,s manic i the name
of I nele rom and its capacity to draw
me iuniie io se it is pheiv
When produced with a
dramatic cist, coupled with
scenic and mechanical
sued story of Aiuei
i' ! '
ii r,- rrmv
?V,y"?IER JroDK U FAJT REDUCING BE-
THATwunrVrLL Or Tii'S COMMUNITY KNOW
HLH,WE SAy HAMMER. PR.ICEN, WE DO
, wVVh" U0WN N LEfjITIMAIE, RE6U-
, B mc.K.LnAiuioiL, AND NOT ON SHIPPED IN'
rl?lLurf YE W,JH ro LET OUR- PRICED
JlnnWnM HArrNER AND MARX HAND
lMiLnEwALL-WooL SVWS. IT YOU EVER GOT
?!EJ r5SuDui LHAr DIDN'T GIVE you more;
vA? mJVv075 WoR-H, DOME IN AND 6ET
your money back thp?? adp tu urct
KFT Tn nl i-J0 DATE 600D ON THE MAR-
KLJ JO-DAY. T'nlR AIKA TACirMi;o All
m . . - " v j i iii i y j v.i.i m iv i t r-v ii ii
X ,D H,l:l,lUSl'' EVERY JEAJON. THATJ
II. s. A. M. Suits for $20
ncan lif,.. i n,,r ...
the great crisis iu our uatioual afTairs
has ever been peAued. Kor -,) year,"
the Stetsau Iproductum has 'va the
leading oue.ste.dily advancing each
season wjtlthe wonderful stride of
progress. A Corp of colored
cewisers, dancers and
ifomttieivtt in tn.lt
?-,(H'0 I I. S. M. Suits forJlG.00.'
W I t 1 I ..... -
n.t't' il. . iV M.
L. 00 H.
is ior s.&u.
uits for Men at $0.75.
All of the $7.50,
Oregon and right
Josie couutv "It
Sien.s. A ,rsiu v(
siKvially coustric ted.
the transportation of
44 1.1 ...
eel an.Ttl.nig yet Se,n lTthTthTS7iT.r
Suits for $14.40.
S. A: M. Suits; fne 10 en
... ivt 'Ifl.uu.
s Boino rnoro nf nm. t n ho
. 1 I I . I II I I .1T..I CI A ".L . . - . -
-. V rtiou ftuits
".'u and ?;i no
vm.-i i . . a snuf ln a Pod Overcoat, or Cravenctte
wi Mb m r) 0nIy a few dozen left' and the Price
ui take thoin iiuick.
)iHlV"WS,a",J SuitS $LC0 $2-65' 00 3-351
V! AU 'ooul1 offerings.
o LU7ii f aI1woJ Un.lerwear, regular price was
v"" M ';-.,(',U- .,0ur do?ing price fl.00 per garment.
v &.,'t "rts. values up to $1.25 and $1.50 Special
''0. Men s Woo knit r.im.c, - , , . cn r
. . , iij teut Kiuu wr uw.
-wiiM-u louay, new
uat, Doth soft ana 6tifl'
styles in the celebrated Nugget
We fit your face, as well as your
QCOiS. CALHOUN C2.
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The Courier ha. the Urt..t corp. ol
correstHMiHents of ,nv naor in South'