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ROGUE RIVER COURIER
. nvMt PASS. OREGON, MAKglMg
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Stalpe and Fancy
Grit and Shell
I Chick Feed for
the Little Chicks
Wllderville Orchardiets Want
J. H. Robinson, the well knwn or
chardist and nurseryman of Wilder
villi), was in Grants Pus Tuesday
with a wagon load of applet which he
sold in the local market at a good ,
price. Mr. Kobinsoo stated that be .
ir1 had irnod demand for trees this I
Uveitis an1 thut mnro frtit treea have Ry
Mr. Kinney Sell Timber.
The long peoding sale of the Hilt
Sugar Pine Company 'holdings of Um
ber land was consummated this week,
the porohers being the Northern
California Lumber Company. This
sale Includes 6.500 acres of valuable
timber near Hiit, CaL. and lying
ltMn two to fonr miles of the S. P.
THE CITY COUNCIL
Appoint. Park Committee
Asks Commercial Club
a saw mill of 40,000 capacity, a
npr.UR aua - ""-"- ,, mlll w.ted at Hilt, logging
St. Patrick Post Gards
of the city j
Front Ptnx-t., m ar 1'ulace Hole
(.HANTS I'ASS, OHIO.
E i) i: i: n i n u I
Hpeclal leased wire, longest In
This Is the kind of weather that
makes as fuel glad were alive.
There is a man in Michigan who
says be saw a robin taut week. Hah !
we see thuui the year around iu Or
egon. The man with a hand full of salt Is
not very likely to catch the Oregon
"The settlers on Upper Elk creek are
vieing with each other on clearing and
crops this year. Oo it, boys. We like
to see a good rare.
L. R. Webb is at present looking
after his copper claims in Del Norte
oounty, Cal., The company has six
claims there and we understand the
showing Is good.
Reform and reform t Puts us iu
mind of riinithaud Smith everywhere
to be found. There is uothlug to re
formed uuluss its a lot of measly
Aunt Harriet Webb was rlH years old
on February lifith and that evaut was
celebrated by a good old fashioned
dinner and plenty of it, a great many
friends being present and what w
didn't do to that cake was a oaotiou.
Uncle Clark fult so good he took out
his fiddle, sawed "Old Zip Coon" iu
two, mads the "lieaux of Oak Hill"
diszy and ohasud the "Arkausaw
Traveler" Into his hole. Yes he did.
We have several "fuunygrnfts" in
Klk Valley and what they need
mostly is new records.
We have heeii accused of being a
friend to a domoeratio paper. That's
right, we are a friend to any honext
paer. The Courier ami Observer
are both honest so far as we know
and we are surely friendly to both.
If our local papers fall. Urn conuty
falls, one cannot rise without briug
iug up the other. Again we say,
there la no greater commonwealth
builder than the press. Hut say, ia
the Courier democratic? KliKN.
New Victor and (Miaou Uncords just
received at the Mimic .Store.
I l i: ii a n n :
A mi in In' r of our people visited
(Irantl Pass last week.
tjueer thing. Everything booming
in the logging camp.
The I'enil I.uniher Co. have lened the
Werta Sawmill and will operate the
same this season.
Mr. Chan. Numiioiia was called to
lloiae City, Idaho, Wednesday cin
aooonnt of li in wife's itlnesn She was
visiting relatives at that place.
Crusty Hatch in absent and we wish
he would ooiue back and tend to
Some of our boys have lieen lieating
the railroad company out of car fair
by walking to Hugo. 1 gue.-a they
have some pretty girls Jtlisre well
an at Wildehlle
farmers are giving better attention
o their orchards than heretofore and
all are spraying and potting the trees
in shape for producing a large crop of
saleable fruit. Mr. Robinson is one
of the strong lupporters of the Fruit
Growers Union and he is confident
that every froit grower of the Wilder
villa district will ship through the
Union this year.
In the effort to secure telephones
for the farming districts of Josephine
County Mr. Robinson is a willing
worker for he realizes that to the fruit
growers especially 'he telephone Is a
necessity, and it is a money haver to
every farmer. Mr. Robinson thinks
that meiuberB enough can he secured
about WIderville and the intervening
soctiou to Murpliy to warrant the
building of a linu up
to connet at Murpliy
The regular meeting
all councilmen, with
Kinney and G. v-
loizirinff machinery, and represents an
outlay to the California compaoy of
over 1100,000. H. C. Kinney of this
plat e was the largest stockholder in
the Hilt company and had as associ
ates Frank and Warren Mee and V. A.
This tract is one of the finest bodies
of timber on the Coast and has all the
adantages of location both as to ship
nine facilities and to eae in logging.
The purchasers will I robably construct written to ascertain
a spur from the t. P. tracks to the the .
timher and will do their lumbering by cement
Week of si If denial and prayer will
soon be nprm us and again we are
going to appeal to your generous
natures to assist us as you have in
the Applegate tn The generous aid we have
with the main rrejved from you in the pact is a
line of the Applegate Valley Tele- f?ieieiit iruarautee of vour faith and
phono Company so that corumunlca- confidence in our worlt. We auk you
tion may be had with Grants Pass t0 u(.lp n8 that we may be able to
and all parts of the Anplegate Valley. l(,ip B0Illeoiie else, it may be your
; brother, sinter or perhaps
HOLLAND At Wilderville, Wednes
day, February 27, 1907, to Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Holland, a sou.
FIREBAOH At Hood River. Ore ,
Sunday, March 3, 1007. to Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Firebaugh, a daughter.
HEITMAN At Portland, Ore., Wed
nesday, March 6,; 1UU7, to Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Heitman, a son,
STEARNS At Portland, Ore.. Suu
ilay. March 8, 1107, to Mr. and Mrs.
I). N. Stearns, a daughter.
with mayor and
exception of H. C.
The street committee recommended
that the petition for a granite side
walk on both sides of Fifth street
troni the ad of street to its inter
section with F street be granted.
A copy of a letter written to.L. R.
Fields, superintendent, by Mayor J.
C. Smith was read. The letter was
whether or not
P. Co. would construct
sidtwulk on both sides of
Sixth Street, between r and U street.
To this letter the Mayor received the
following reply :
"I beg to acknowledge receipt of
yonrs of the Soth ult., relative to con
struction of cement sidewalk on both
sides of Sixth street, I expect to be
in Grants Pass soon and would like to
discuss this subject with you. The
cost of putting in cement walk would
be in the neighborhood of 1300, and
it certainly appears to bo an unreason
able demand on os; in connection
with this will say that we feel satis
fied decomposed aranite walk can be
C. F. DIXON
Successor to J- M. CHILES
STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES,
FLOUR AND FEED
New stock of goods just arrived. Special attention
paid to family trade.
TEAS AND COFFEES A SPECIALTY
dear to you that we shall be called up
on to help next. We are arranging .. . fi!.ti9faction t0 the
public in general. Yours truly,
L. R. FIELDS."
The street committee recommended
that the petition asking that the
streets of the city be renamed, be
ZOLLER At Grants Pass. Tuesday,
March ft, I 'JO?, Huhliard Zuller,
aged i0 years.
The death of Mr. Zoller occurred
Just one week after ttie death of his
wife aud from the same cause-pueu-mouia.
The deceased was born in
New York state and removed to
Grants Pass about 30 years ago and
with his wife resided here uutil their
death. He was a man of good
qualities aud had a host of friends.
At the time of his death he was street
commiHsioner of the city. There
were no ohildren aud uo relatives on
for a banquet to be held on Saturday
March 10th for the purpose of raising
money that we may more successfully I
carry on our work.
Will you please assist us with either
money or provisions? We shall need
chickens, pork, beef, potatoes, email
white bens, butter, coffee, tea, sugar,
milk aud other good things to eat.
Please drop us a card and we will
call for your contribution or send to
the Salvation Army hall. Any kyid
uess you can show us in this matter
will be highly appreciated. See bills
CAPT. AND MRS. EUBAXKS, ;
Salvation Armv. ;
Accepts Call to Colorado.
Rev. Clark Bower has accepted
call to the pastorate of the Christian 1 co
adopted. On 'motion seconded and
duly carried the report was adopted. ;
The following bills were ordered
O H Riiios, sewer pipe, $24. j
Rogue River Water Co, water, tl.
Hair-Riddle Hdw Co, cement and I
shovels, H 45. I
Grants Pass Hdw Co, lateral sewer
So. Ore. Supply Co, oats, 15.70.
James Trimble, blacksmith work in
Roach & Cook, blacksmith work,
Commercle.1 Club Will Meet.
There Is a speciul and very import
ant meeting of the Grants Pass Com
mercial club clhd for ueit Tuesday,
March 13, at M o'clock. Every mem
ber is urged to be present.
W. H. PATTILLO. Sec'y.
v I 1. 1) r u v i i i v t
w i l i) i: it v i L l i:
Horn To Mr. and Mrs Holland, on
February !!7, a sou.
Pearl Lewis has oouiui'Uieed a term
of school near Wonder.
Word comes from Francis Hocking
of Klamath Falls that their house
burned recently. He was not tt home
at the time and his wife could Have
only a Very few thing. It mv.ined
that the tire bad made such headway
before being discovered and Inning
the two little children to look after
nearly everything burned
Hark! don't you hear those wedding
Mr. Llpp and family have moved in
to the prsouage for the present.
We hear Cirrie I.ynd hnd married
ami gone to Medford to make her
Fall grain is looking tine. Farmers
are busy putting in Spring gram.
We uihv read of the thermometer 1..,.
ing BO degrees helow ,.r iu some
places. ehH.clally in t'.uia.la. while
here In Kood old Oreg,,,, the frogs Krs
croaking and the wild Mowers are wel
Why don't someone take a rural n,,!
route through I ere , , with th-
church of Colorado City, Colo., which
was extended to him some six months
ago but was declined on account of
Important church work which Mr.
Uower did not feel that he could leave
unfinished here. The call was again
extended and this time accepted.
, principally in the hope that the
change of climate will be beneficial to
the health ot Mrs. Rower. They plan
to leave here about April 14.
Worked Like Charm.
Mr. D. N. Walker, editor of that
spicy journal, the Enterprise, Louisa,
a. says: "I ran a nail in my foot
last week and at once applied Ruck
len's Arnica Salve. No inflammation
followed: the salve simply healed
the wound." Heals every sore, burn
and skin disvasc. Gurautend at all
drug stores. 2c.
The New" 1 EDDY PEAK UA.Yit!
at the Sugar Pine Store, ," cents each.
Herman Homing's Home made
candies are always fresh, aud they
are pure. ;i i -jf
O. A. Thomas went with Maurice
Wdnters of Albany, ou a cruising trip
into the Wiiuer country Thursday.
A full liue of the latest creations ill
Spring and Summer Dress fabric,
wamt Iwltern and lieadv to wear
bin wainta in Silk and tine PcrNiau
l.awus. U.iight hoiore the advance
and sold at crorea.Hindingly low
jrice The Sugar I'uw Stor . 3-1 '.'t
Alice KeOHwIu Mtdtlini,
was something 'to M.i 'recorded in the
annals of history. Met tunc h,, been'
acknowledged the greatest of liver
regulators. A positive cute for
ltihous hevlachet. Constipation,
Chilis and Fever, and all liter com
paitils J O. Smith. Little link
Ark. writes: "Herbme i (ho gnat
est Oliver medicine known Have
ued it for years It doe ;t'e work "
For by National Driu- iv .m,!
wav to cure
is ca-iwd bv o
of the mucous
Uftlnttt I innot Be Cured
by local applications. , thev cannot
reach ths .lieHsed portion' of the
ii. mere II Olllv one
deafness, nud tha: is bv ,-.
llitlained condi lion
lining or trw. r er... .,,....
- ' "'..a l lU'tv w lien
be tubs is liit!,e, v iav.
ling sound or imperfect h,.Hri;,g ,,,,1
bei, it ...ntirelv eiose,). ,i,.fs,', ,.
he re.,,., nud uu;.. ,
ion can be ,,k., out ud this
riored to its none! .... ...
......ii win ;v ,le.!roVr.d
nine cac ,.;, ,,f ; ;ite
t st.trrti, w 1 1 1 . -1 1
M. E. Moore has a flue Hock of
high grade Kliode Island Iieds and is
enthusiastic over thetr good qualities.
These fowl are exceedingly hardy
and grow rapidly ftom the shell to
maturity. They nuke excdleut
dressed poultry with their rich yellow
leg and skin free from dark pin
feathers an, 1 they stand pre eminent
a Fall and Liter layers Their
docility, coupled with their rustling
ualiticn make them fie ideal general
Our high school bus recently pur
chased a Krell pi.ino from the Co
P'auo from the Coss PUm, House of
Southern Oregon Teachers and pupil
are much pleiised witti the lustrumeut
aud wish to iudcrse it highly ..s a very
superior and satisfactory '.i;trimieut.
K. H ITKNI K, Sui-t.
s A. E. HARRISON, l'rin
i ne aciuai transfer of the
Pass Grocery Co. husimss ,
the tirst cf the month when J.
Knight tnrn.sl over his inter.
ii ... ,,. . ....
" "'" " I. Williams ud
room has beel
ecu r red
-t to J.
tha: time -.he store
Hi the hand of tb..
carpenters although b:,s,i,.. w
tinned as ,!. The st. re ,T(,.
ent a ileal SIl attractive H. ance
ami tr l'er.non, the
are cam.M bv
Homing t'.ii hii
-'U,l.;.on of the ,;,.,,.
We will g.wi ;.
n;ct be culei !
Sell I Of CMC
cl hv al, D-ugg
l.i" tia.ls' i a.i,
l i pat icti.
fer . t n v cas,. ,.f
"lie of the
the Urants Pa-a i;
first cUss greet r :e, ,
D J Lawton, surveying ditch, f3.
Amos Smith, two days ou city
G W Thomas, 21 '4 days on street
Fred Steele, 14 days on street, at
The following bills for special police
work were ordered paid :
J C Handle, 2.
; L Streube, f'.
J D Hammord, 3.
An ordinance for the establishment
of the grade and construction of a
granite sidewalk ou the east sido of
Fifth Street from F streetjtojthe north
end of Fifth street, was read the
third time in full aud passed.
The report of John Miuor Booth
for the mouth of February was read
and referred to the finince comimttee.
The office of the City Health officers
was declared vacant.
The matter of sprinkling the streets
during the coming Summer was dis
cussed and a motion made, sacouded
and duly carried tint S. Norton
be einployod and allowed f'.'O per
It was ordered that a permanent
Park committee be appointed for the
remainder of the year. The Mayor
thereupon appointed, the following :
W. M. Hair, V. T. Coburn and D. H.
Stovall and voted the Commercial
Club be requested to appoint a com
mittee to work in conjunction with
the park committee.
The appointment of C. R. Swear
itiger as policeman was coufirmed.
A petitiou for a gr.inite sidewalk
ou both sides .of Seventh street from
the boimdary liue addition to A street
was read ou r.iotion seconded aud duly
-S.000.000 Chinook Salmon Eggs.
H. 1.. Kellv, Jr. fish culturist at the
Elk creek hatchery, was iu Grants
Pass Thursday on his way to Waldo.
Mr. Kelky states that they have se
cured o.oOo.lVHi saluiou eggs at ttie
hatchery this season, -.'.oOOOoO of which
have been shipped to the mouth of
Rogue river via. San Francisco and
will there he held at the new Hume
hatchery for several months uutil the
fish have grown to four or five inchfs
in length when they will be released.
Ahom J.OoO.noo young Royal Chinook
salmon have Ueu turned loose from
ttie hlk creek hatcherv
S li L 31 A t
Mrs. W. J. Smith is quite seriously
A number of Drydeu people were in
attendance at our Literary Friday
Mrs. D. H. Wimer called on Will
Wimer's family Sunday afternoon.
: Thos. Rhoads, Ralph Hiatt, Otis
Schniitt, Clarence Frost, Louis Har
i mon, and Levi Scott atfnded Literary
at Dryden Saturday night. There
' must be some attraction for the
i hoys up there.
Mr. Cowdrick called at Harmon's
A stage load of Indians from Cres
cent City or Smith River went
! through here Sunday,
j Fred Moore went to Grants Pass
1 Mis. Stephenson, who has been
managing the Selma hotel, moved out
last week and Albert Schniitt and
family moved iu. It keeps Mr.
; Schniitt busy to look after both the
hotel and his store, but he seems to
! be equal to the job.
j Postmaster Harmcn of Grants Pass
' was out visiting his family several
days last week, H. R. K
Greenhouse for Grants P&
- . .. Tl a .
urautB rs is iu nave a greenhrJ
j that will be np-to-date and able toJ
piy an oruers tor cm nowen, pc-J
pianis, iiuwering ana ornatrjecl
snruonery is me plan or Unarles KiJ
wen, a proiesaionai norist from '
coma, Dut lormerly of Boston
has located in this city and has boo
Mrs. Ora Hood'a tract of four acres
Iowa avenue. This is one of the J
signtiy piaces in urants Past if
view being bad of the city and
Kogue ltiver v aaey and it ii H
Kingwell s plan to make snob of
land as ha will not reuire for
greenhouse purpose into park for
recreation place for the public.
Kingwell is also a landscape ggrdej
aud thoroughly understands the lay
out of parks, cemeteries and pm
grounds and yards and he will do
wotk in addition to bis groenhii
Mr. Kingwell has his family h
and will take possession of his pi
chasa in the near future aud at
began preparations to erect the bo
ings required and get the laud
shape for the plants and throbs
that he will soon order.
Delicious, fresh home made candies
alwayB at Herman Horning 's. 3-1 2t
A Burlesque in the Opera houit
the Men of iiethaoy Church Dai
March 29. If you want a good, heal
laugh, come oat that night. If vj
think it's wicked to laugh, star
home that night. 8-1
The Courier and Oregonian 2.0
Rf j'OLV CD
THAT I HAT UiiVI SPlWti
SUIT You ARE G01.NG To BUY
is all ready now, in every
5tyl e and pattern. to suit
SPR IN (V
a good thuiL!'' i if
1 l.o.'kj our for t, date
PurleM.j-.ie m the Opera
the " Men cf K..,i, ......
1'he d.t l March -.Nth.
down in your u.U In. k.
other engagement for that
i "f- a ui retLirti t.i th
june in t- j,.r, mid
or tiveTLvrars when
' ie river,
will he released
"oiin in four
r ' Vet at the hatchery
RldHT IN OUR JTOrlE YOU WILL FIND A NEW
.SPUING SJT THAT WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY.
THIJ SJT WILL PLEA.SE YoU IN CoLoR.. IT
WILL GIVE YOU GOOD WEAR; IT WILL FIT
YOUR BODY, AND IT WILL FIT YOUR pur.se.
WHY NOT THEN COME To THE .STORE THAT
CAN FIT YOU IN EVERY WAY? THAT CAN
FIT YOUR EYE. FIT YOUR BoDY, AND FIT
YOUR POCKET BOOK? .SPRING SVTS,
.SWELL ONE.S $25.00 To $27.50, -SPRING
.5UIT.S To PLEA.SE EVERY BODY llQ.OO TO
UO.OO, .SPRING JUITJ, LATENT DESIRABLE
PATTERNS $15.00, .SPRING UITJ, WORTH
the money $jo.oo to $13.50 To $17.50,
SPRING 5JT6, FOR KNOCK-ABOUT $7.50
hull ling Tue.vUv
f r si'..
'H-il Kt !tH
''eii iug, MarciTl'.iT
et supjvr. lu-.isic aud"dic.
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