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ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS. OREGON. JUNE 7. 1907.
We Cater The Best MET DEATH UNDER
furnished table, in the city, and we THE CAR WHEELS
uuuiiog out me primest, choisest
and best beef, lamb, muttion, pork,
veal, poultry, and game, for;, your
choosing. Too can buy bigb grade
deliciously flavored meats here at
prices that yon will ray for inferior
meats elsewhere, because we know
how to judge and choose the best
that is raised.
City Meat Market
J . II. AIILF, Propr.
TO DESTROY THE
PEACH TREE BORER
BAKE OF HOME TRADE
Switchman Lute Armstrong
Crushed in AshKnd Yards
Drug's and Medicines
MODEL DRUG STORE
visual biKiiiST, Opposite Depot GRANTS PASS
- I " Islssi
wen "Monty"! will endeavor to
i write the news from Greenville once
more. Heretofore I have been very
bnsy and had no time to represent my
- space in the Ooarir. Well it is nice
to hear from friends in the various
f parts of the oonnty and oftentimes
y nsefol topics are disouesed by the
t many readers of (he Rogue River
! Miss Anna MoCallister of Provolt
? who has been working on Chaney
j creek tor the past few wekes visited
her parents for a week.
I The weather is again nloe and
warm and haying is in fall swing in
the valley. The crops are heavy and
I of a better quality than last season
I The wild Brass is not so heavv
( Several fields already oat were in the
recent rains but no damage is re
ported. The fruit crops are also
very heavy this season in all varieties.
Berries are better than average and a
4 mnoh larger croo is an tiol Dated.
Grain la holding its own owing to the
cold, cloudy weather of the past two
(wekes. The yield of grain will no
, deobt bold its own with that of past
; years, while the corn and potato
crops look fine.
Hop raiaera of the valley are much
behind with their work. Some yards
s are not yet through plowing while
some have just begun training. Last
season at this time the vines were
. np the poles from six to 13 feet. The
; hop vines look healthy and vigorous
and a heavy yield is expected,
"E. W. Provolt, one of Provolt "a ex
: tensive fruit and berry raisers was at
Grants Pass daring the week. Mr.
Provolt devotes his attention princi
pally to the growng of fine fruits and
has one of the finest orchards in this
section, wbioh is kept clean of all
fro it pests ; Mr. Provolt is a member
of the Fruit Growers Union and dis
poses of his fruit through the union
for a top price. Mr. Provolt will add
dairying to his present business as the
Y new creamery which -is being erected
is about 300 yards from his farm.
Three weeks ago Mr. Provolt and G.
W. Dun lap purchased a nice band of
Jersey cows in the Willamette Valley
m which were shipped to Grants Pass
by rail. There has been other bunches
brought in the vallev n,l
another year the principal enterprise
Remember the iik,.. i
cream lemonade cake and coffee" social
given by the Christian Aid So
ciety of Williams at tl.a m. un
June 15. 1907 at 7:80. Come early so
- i" ge. a seat before all are taken,
as large orowd is expected.
Frank Bailev Of Prnvnlf
- - - . van, UJH -
chant and postmaster is buiUding a
largo business sinoe the atom nh An and
Gambling Lid Is On
The gambling lid is on in Jackson
county and at the present time there
is not a poblio game running, says the
Ashland Tidings. In fact tha .hnt.
ting down of the games dates back a
week or two ago, when a prominent
Gold Hill saloon firm was arrested.
pleaded guilty and paid a fine of $75
into the county treasury. Sheriff
Jackson took ti e steps that put the
knights of the green cloth'out of busi
ness. It is hinted that the recent
grand Jury gave bim a nudge to do It,
bat this is a mere rumor. For years
gambling has been carried on openly
in Jacksonville, Gold Hill and Med.
ford bat things are closed np tight in
ail tneee towns now. Slot machines
still run, though, contrarv to the
state statues, in some of the towns.
Illinois Oeamanr Rntl . ... l..
at the Southern Oregon Snrmlv Co..
Kinney & Treat. Hnnti Pu.j n,
d J- R. Hyde. Patron lie a local
Jackson county now owns a dealr.
able sit for a home for the county
poor, the county court in seaiann at
Jacksonville, having closed the deal
for the purchase of a 64 acre tract
from M. V. Crocker on Bear creek,
near Phoenix, for a consideration of
fflSOO. The tract is a portion of the
old Amerumn place subsequently
owned by James Harvey. In ante
railroad days the place was an over
land stage station. It is a very valu
able piece of land and the court has
oertainly secured a bargain at the
price paid. A number of buildingB
are on on the property bnt more will
be needed to provide the accommoda
tions required for the care of the
county's charge. Ashland Tidings.
Luther W. Armstrong, an employe
of the Southern Paojfio Comnanr.
while engaged in switching in the
yards at Ashland between 8 and
o ciock moucay morning, was run
over by a freight car and received in
juries from which he died at 10
o'clock Monday morning. The left leg
was badly crushed below the knee
and tbe left bip also injured
The right leg was crushed at tbe
It seemed that while engaged in
ois amies as a switchman he was
kneeling on the bed of a moving flat
car to pull a coupling pin and was
tnrown beneath the moving wheels,
receiving the" frightful injuries
Dr. Parson, the company surgeon
was summoned, and the left leg was
amputated four inches below tbe knee,
the other wounds dressed and the
yoang man started on an early train
for the bosrital at Portland, but he
did not survive the journey. The
body was taken back to Ashland.
Tbe young man, who before enter
ing the train service of the oomnanv.
was caller at the depot there, leaves
a wife and babe.
If yon suffer from Rheumatism or
pains, for Ballard's Snow Liniment
will bring quick relief. It is a sore
cure for Sprains, Rheumatism, Con
tracted Muscles and all pains and
witbin the reach of all. Price 2fto.
60o. $1.00. C. R. Smith, Tenaha,
Tex., writes: I have used Ballard's
Snow Liniment in mv famflv for
yearsand have found it a fine remedy
for all pains and aches. I recommend
it tor pains in tbe chest. For sale by
Demaray and National Drug Store.
A Narrow Eicspc.
(i. W. ninvrt. a mimhuit Plnnb
Mo., bad a narrow escape four years
ago, wben he ran a jlmson bur into
his thumb. He sava: "The doctor
wanted to amputate it bat I wonM
not oorjBAnt. I hnaoht a twvr r9 Rnnfe-
lins' Arnica Salve and that cured tbe
dangerous wound. " SSc at all drag-gesM.
A Denatured Alwhsl Test
careful teat of denatured almhal
waa lately made by the driver of an
automobile, who drove bis machine
from New York to Philadelphia with
alcohol fuel. Ha found advantages and
disadvantage In the naa of it. Th
auto consumed three times as much al
conol as It would hare consumed of
gasoline, but a part of the excess waa
doe to carelessness. Tba speed was
less than gasouna would have given,
and th power developed waa less. But
It to to be born tn mind that the engine
was not constructed to use alcohoL
Tbe new fuel to absolutely safe, and
has a leas disagreeable odor. On the
whole, be got everything he expected
out of alcohol, and, although he does
net expect a general adoption of It for
pleasure vehicles, he foreaeea a laroe
use of it by the farmers of the west
xoutn a Companion.
Very Successful H ay it ia Don by
Cot respondent of Oregon
Lack of Confidence In Your Own
A correspondent of ths Oreaon
Agricnlturist describes bis way of
fighting the peach; tree borera After
exposing the roots and getting out as
many worms as possible be applies
the following preparatino, whioh he
says will prevent a new deposit of
eggs at tbe same place :
I use lime sulphur spray, double
strength, and add a little more lime
To each fifty gallons I add one pint of
crude carbolio acid and one pound
disparene (arsenate of lead). I an
ply this about April 20th, or, if sea
son is late, about May 1st Apply
with whitewash brush or swab from
six inches above ground down as deep
as dug away. Apply fieely. I used
this last year and will aaain!this year,
My trees were bady infected at plaoes
but this year I seldom find a borer and
I have not seen a small one since an
plying the remedy. My idea is not
to kill the boror in the tree, tot to
prevent the borer moth from deposit
ing her egg at the part cf tree
treated, and to make a success this
should be continued for more than
one season. This is also beneficial to
tbe tree otherwise. I left the around
away from the trees, except what was
cultivated back and find a new bark
growing over the parts injured by
The stage line from Crecsent City to
Grants Pass is in excellent condition
and the roids are good considering
the amount of work that has been
done on them during the season. The
Urants Pass end of the road is being
greatly improved. For a distance of
five miles out of Grants .Pass all the
stumps and trees have been removed,
the road has been or ia being turn
piked and oement culverts have been
pot in. It is a pleasure to travel over
roads such as they are making In Jose
pbine county at present Orescent
HOW IT KILLS OFF BUSINESS.
Is the place to buy your
Coffee and Tea
Enables the Mail Ordtr Octopus to D
stroy Retail Trade of Villaata and
Towns Why Home Protection la
First Duty of Good Cltlxsns.
Do you believe In your own town and
community? If yon do, what do you do
ror your own town and community?
ii way d mat you nave observed a
gradual falling off In business. Things
nave not been going along at the lively
rate wmcu seems to be Justified bv the
present general prosperity. Expert stat
lstlctians and close observers declare
that never before baa the United 8 tats
been ao generally prosperous as It to
at this moment
How does your own home nlar
Stack UD With thla declaration 1 I MRS. T. C P. AfRT Tf r-
. - I . W...MU14 Wgl,
you and your neighbors getting your 412 Front St., Grants Pass, Oreeoa
hare of tha nmvkiHrv t HA I '
W e receive various unsolicited
testimonials of the satisfaction
they give the consumer. We
OTHER SPECIAL LINES
carefully selected, that you will
be pleased with, finrl nrdk will
be pleased to show you. Come
in ana get acquainted with
as a certain adver-
ehare of the
"there's a reason,
What to the reason?
A recent writer on the revival of the
local spirit as the only remedy against
uie ruin of the small town and the
overgrowth of the big city presents
some pertinent opinions on this topic.
iteaa wnat Richard Hamilton nrrt
says anent the lack of confidence found
in many communities the lack of a
belief in your own home place:
The Mail Order Business.
"It to that lark of confidence, nr. ner.
baps better, a lack of a knowledge of
laminar tnlngs, which has enabled the
mall order business to gain such head
way In tbe rural districts.
"It to a recognized fact that the re-
New Goods Arriving Thla Waak.
In planning your eastern trip,
writ.n np fall nn k .. 1
- ---- vu llj u UUUUl"
."a thetZ Z iSTSS ZZl or your nearest ticket
agent and learn what the
Wonderful Ecxemi Cur.
"Our little boy bad m far R
years. " writes N. A. A.linn Flan.
rietta. Pa. "Two of our home doc-
tors said the case was hopeless, his
longs being affected. We then em-
nloved other dnntnra 1. n t tin KntluB.
resulted. By chanoe we read about
Elecrtio Bittern: hnnvht h,.. ....i
soon notticed improvement. We con
tinued this medicine until tevera
bottles were used, when our boy a
completely cured." Best of all bloor
medicine and body building health
tonics. Guaranteed at all drus atarna
Novel Aapllanoe That Can Be Used as
a Loader Also.
Tbe accompanying sketch of a arand
screen and loader was recently sent
the Good Roads Magaslna by State
Highway Commlaatoner Horatio B.
Earle of Michigan.
In the operation of thla naval annll
ance Commissioner Earle states that
and the large towns, for that matter.
ia ueing aesiroyea. xcar rjy year tbe "v juuiu wuuu ui
once prosperous merchsnta are being Burlington Can do for VOU
forced to the wall driven out liv thm r- j; . ..
mall order business. And this to tak- F U'VtTB.e V0UtC8 that
lng place In face of the fact that tha ,uu 06 Onerea, Me Uurlmg-
nopulatlon and DUrchaalns nonr nt ton man Will chnv Ida i.
the wuutry district, are aver on the In- variety of routes possible to
"What to the matter? iioiaeri oi uurimgton tickets.
l at man oruer bouses era drawina-1 te navo t.hpao mtaiHi..
. . . " "7 T I . . . irenio-
caeu retail irsus rrom ita natural I jif Paul Rillir.no
(hanne a to tha cltlea. W - ' atvJ atuva
Tha growth of this octopus baa been Denver to Chicago, St.
phenomenal. From a Jelly Ilka Idea, Louis.Kansaa City and Omaha
without form, an exnertmeiit fifteen TUr. . i .. ,
year. ago. It ha. grown to proportion. !".u,"' B"OW WnM. a
. . . h ran a ruMitiAM cw& 11 I
OaaVEL BCIUtKN AMD LOADKB.
the equipment needed Is a team, a man
and a boy. Wben the gravel pit la
reached the team Is unhitched from the
wagon and bitched to the scraper, tbe
man naniillnir the scraper and the lx?v
driving the team. By referring to the
cut It will be seen that the scraper la
used for hauling the gmvel from the
pit to the screen, whence passing
uirougn Uie acroen the gravel la loaded
on to uie wagon.
It requires ubout five scraper loads
to fill the wagon. The team is then
bitched to the wagon, and the boy
drives away, while the man ue tli
pickax. In tills way, tbe commlHsloner
states, a stream qf gravel Is constantly
going to uie rood.
Quarts blanks at the Courier office.
tV TT Si T I TTr
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J.A Fn: r.rr? AC
The Satisfaction Line
J A Folger & Co. San Francisco
that threaten tha extermination of tba
retail country merchant
An Idea of tha war the money of tha
people ia Peine arawn into this mall
order trade may be bad from tha re
ports of soma of these houses. A cer
tain mall order house of Chicago which
began with a few tbouaand dollar fit
teen years ago now carries a capital
stock of 13,000,000 and has arranged to
increase that stock to $40,000,000. Tba
monthly business amounts to 15.000.
000, with a yearly net profit of more
"This, mind you. Is tbe record of but
one Institution. There are dozens of GlTVIVf rn
them In Phloem llttln ami .( n V
hundreds of them In the various cities
of tbe United States. They are spring
big up like mushrooms every nlahL
All that to necessary to start a mall or
der bualness to a Place to receive mall
and money enough to get out the first
batcn of printing and for the first ad
Like the patent medicine buitnen
the mall order business depends on tba
gullibility of tbe K'neral public. Thou
sands of people every week send In
their hard earned caab to some mall
order house In payment fur goods thst
could have been bought cheaper at
their home store.
Why do they do It? It Is owing par
tially to the deNlre of the average per
son to lie humbugged snd Partially to
the effect of irnlntent advertising.
Tbe mall order bouae aends out Its at
tractive literature to every family In
the country. In this literature, com
posed of well Illustrated catalogues
and cheap mngiislnes, known as mall
order puiiers, tbe goods are set out tn
the moat attractive manner. It la
tempting halt, and the flnb bite.
"All of theito millions couie out of Uie
legitimate trade of the country mer
chant, the in nn who haa Invented bla
capital, built hluiself a home and been
active In building up the town with
tbe expectation thut bu would be al
lowed to do a legitimate bualness In a
legitimate way. He la entitled to the
trade of hi a towu and the country ad
jacent. He pays his taxes and contrib
utes to the support of the community.
That community owes til id a reciprocal
duty-the duty to give him the prefer
ence of trade, everything elae being
equal. This Is the thoory of all or
ganized civilized communities, begin
ning with the family and going ou up
through every organization to that of
the state. Home protection from for
eign robbers is the flrat duty of every
good el tl K-ii. If the village and town
life that hua grown up under natural
laws of trade Is to be maintained, the
retail bualness must be preserved
against the unfair Inroads of the mall
order business. And this can be done
only by organization and education.
It the people know the facts alxiut
the mall ordvr bualneaa uml the offer
Incs ou the altar of credulity will
row beautifully, lem."
route the Burlington trunk
Ask for Burlington folder
and let ma help you
, ? , A. C. SHELDON.
Oen'l. Agt. C. B. &
100 Third Street,
Portland, - Oregon.
Tha flpul L.rm nl Id. riDITir.
SUM M Kit NOKMALwlU begin on May
0, 1W7, and continue eight weeks.
The seonnd term hAirlna nn .
June 24, 11)07, and continues until 'h
Tuition for Each Tarm. tlO.
THE SUMMER. SCHOOL
Or PRIMARY METHODS
will beirln on .Tuna in 1U07 an,! . ...
tlnue Vi days, under charge of County
Hupt Mooree snd Mlas Margaret (Jos-
Addroas J. J. Krapsor County Super
intendent K. T. Moorea, Hulom, Oregon.
IS MY RULE IN
None Hut the Hcst
and at Hight Prices
SOLK AGKNT FOR
WHITE SATIN FLOOR
The Beet Hard VVhoat
on the Market
Fkesh Frcit and Veoetables
T. Y. DEAN
West Q St. Opposite depot
Courier gives all tbe county
E. A. WADE
Dry Goods, Underwear,
west of Palace hotel
GRANTS PASS. OREGON,