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ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS. OREGON. JUNE 7. 1907.
To call and look over our line of
Just the thing for the hot weather
those cooked and ready to serve ard
a large variety that are uncooked.
Puffed Rice. Zest. Force. Gro-po
Nuta, Shredded VVhe&t Biscuit, etc
Headquarters for the cele
brated Golden Gate Coffee.
418 G Street. - Grants Pans
Near Palace Hotel
X i w v it t v n
And now come statement from
ome of our "habitual kioken" that
we need a front to kill the weed In
E. M. Albright made a trip to your
city the fore part of the week.
Asa MoVey of Holland waa in onr
valley this week where he bought
cattle from Bernard Frodelius and
E. II. Hubbard wat visitor at the
Webb mine Tuesday and Wednesday
Thia makei the third trip here for E,
IL Wonder what attract! him?
Last Thnraday Engone Sams oloaed
successful term of school here. It
waa followed by the usual plcnlo'and
last day exercises. Mr. Sams, al
though it waa his first eiperienoe as
teaoher, Rare entire satisfaction in
this work anions the scholars and we
regret that lie oannot be with na lon
ger as be aays he will henceforth
make his home In Portland where he
.has accepted employment
Alfred Peteraou has beeu on the sick
list for a few days. 8eema to be
stomach trouble, malady that has
tronbed bim for years, more or less.
Hope he will be all O. K.
Ous Lavin and Dave Webb have
gone on a prospecting trip on wbat is
known as 8addle Bar, In California..
Gee Whlsl "Bed Cloud" aays he is
"not writing for Eben alone." Have
to have help eb Tot, tut, old man,
keep jour bristles down. Ton are
the only gander in the whole flock.
"Uncle Ebe" knows, and fie don't
take exception to anything yon write
only when you harp on "pretty girls"
and the last one be "saw you'prome-
utiding around .with looked J ike the
We wivh it understood while fruit
is being "boosted" in different parts
of the county that Elk Valley is not
Tery slow in that line. We hare
Newton Pippin trees three years old
that we actually oounted 40 apples on
a tree and Spitzenbers, two years
graft with CO. These trees are owned
by C. T. Webb and are 'from Oregon
grown stock. Mostly from Mr. Rob
inson's nursery, although his most
thrlfy trees are some of his own
production. He has cherries that
bogin to ripen also some very fine
pear trees that can hardly support
the pears npon them, one pear tree 3
years old baa 30 pears growing npon
it. Last year the same tree matured
12 pears. Mr. Webb made a mistake
when he first oame here In buying
Eastern stock as he only has one plum
tree growing out of all he bought
from Ne York nurseries and says it
serves him right. But ob those straw
berries I Elk Valley beats the world.
t WILDE It VI LLE t
Mrs. Walter Harmon of Ornats Pass
visited friends at wilderville several
days last week.
About 20 friends gathered at the
borne of Grandma Woodard Friday of
last week in honor of her ABtb birth
day, all taking well filled baskets;
after chatting awhile, we all spread
onr dinners in the nice shade In the
yard. It was quite surprise as she
waa getting ready to go to neigh
bor's boose. Sbe said that was the
happiest birthday she ever had.
Jim MoCann is having quite a large
barn bnilt. Scott Robinson is helping
do the work.
Mrs. Elba Woodard made a trip to
Qranta Pans Monday of this week,
taking her baby to see the doctor. Tb. ! QUESTIONS IMPORTANT
the little one naa Deen quite sici iur
several daya bat she is much better
Mrs. Jess has gone to Coqoille,
Ore., in answer to a telegram statin
the serious illness of her son, William
Two more tomb stones have been
put up at the Wilderville cemetery
one at the grave of A. M. Jess and
the other at the grave oMr. Yetter.
Mrs. H. D. Jones and her grand
daughter Alloe Lovelace are visiting
a few daya on Uogoe River at the
borne of Mrs. Birdseye who was re
ported to be seriously ill.
The neighbors are hustling to get
the hay in their barns as the weather
Our little oemeterv was. remembered
and strewn with flowers on Decora
L. B. Akeri and M. D. Boosmau
made a trip to Grants Pass Wednes
day of this week, ranking the Unit
trio to Grants Pais for Mr. Bousman
in four months.
While Mr. fiarmon Holland was at I
the sawmill Wednesday of this week,
his team ran away, or took a spin ;
around the mill throwing him off the
load of lumber and bruised him up
considerable, and rendering him un- j
consciouH, no bones were broken, but I
his head, back and shoulders were
TO THIS SECTION
FRUIT GROWERS MEETING
Continued from First Page.
An Irrigation Project Should Re
ceive the Attention of
Our Own People.
Here we are again, all well and our
little burg is very lively.
The Grants Pass stage has been
loaded with passengers en route for
Waldo for the past week, imported
here to work at the TakilmaSmelter
which is expected to blow-in any day.
A. Scott, who is employed at the
Smelter was transacting business here
Miss Woodcock of Kerby was
visiting friends near Waldo a few
days butt week.
Roy Briggs and bis best girl, both
of Kerby, attended the social dance
at Takilina Saturday evening.
Thomi Wimer, onr smiling, good
natured blacksmith, is doing a rush
ing business these days.
Mr. Glenn and Lee Morrison of
Monte Vista, have been registered at
our hotel for the past few daya.
Mrs. O. Woodoock and the Monte
Vista school ma'am, Miss Joeie
Hathaway, were visiting In this
vicinity last week.
Say, "Eben" have von been to any
circus lately You always ought to
get a round trip ticket.
Miss Mamie Schleigb of Waldo, was
at Xakilma Saturday evening.
ANNOUNCING OUR NEW
Showing tho very latest and correct designs and styles in
CORRECT CLOTHES for GENTLEMEN
Wo liavo mado a special effort to gather tho very best makes of
Mou's and Boys' Clothing to ho found in the Eastern markets,
and wo strongly urgo you to withhold your purchases until you
have seen this splendid collection of high-class goods, as we
know you will find it to your advantage to examine tho fino
points of our clothes before you buy.
SUITS $5.00 TO $30.00
SEE OUR COMPLETE LINES OF
Spring and Summer Underwear, Shirts and
Gents' Furnishings, Model and Up-to-date
Our Grocery Department
Is Complete in Every Detail and Supplied With Everything called
for in this Section of the State.
Wo supply tho family or camp.
All Fruit and (Jreen Vegetables in Season.
Our big warehouse on II street is tilled with Hour and all kinds of feed.
SEND IN YOUR ORDERS
SOUTHERN OREGON SUPPLY GO.
GRANTS PASS, OREGON. :-5Q
Editor Courier: I read "AnonV
breezy and aeneible suggestion in re
cent issue of the Observer on tbe ub
ject of irrigation. "Anon" has
struck tbe key note to ultimate suc
cess and endless prosperity for Grants
Pass and tbe Lower Rogue River val
ley. This city bas outgrown tbe
country aboormally and is not bs it
sboulld be. Tbe present judicious
improvements of tbe public roads all
over tbe county is one mark of ad
vancement in the right direction.
Our county court is doing its doty
along these lines. The brushing out
and straightening crooked roads and
tilling np the rats and chuckhoies and
making cement colveits in place of
tbe shaky and dangerous plank and
corduroy make shifts. By improving
the road tbe farmer and teamster can
baul from 50 to 75 per cent more to
town on the same thoroughfare and it
makes it possiole for him to me the
roads the entire year, whereas before
he could only haul about six months
in tbe year. With tbe best road bed
materials in the world as we do have
here, and cliniatio conditions favor
able, we ought to have fine driveways
in every direction from our fair city.
I would suggest, since the proposition
to purchase a rock crusher for uor
streets was defeated, that decomposed
granite be nsed as a covering over tbe
turnpiked streets. Tbis sand Is coarse
enough so tbe wind does not move it
and fine enough tojpack and make per
fect roads as it does sidewaks. It is
cheap material and easy obtained.
Why not give It a trial test? Along
witb our road scraper, our oonnty or
city needs a good steam roller to pack
the newly graded streets and thorough
fares. This would prevent dust and
belp teamsters and tbe farmers and
wben we help them we are telping
ourselves as well.
Now, as to irrigation : Grant Pass
business men are able to organize a
joint stock company and make amint
of money out of an irrigating scheme ;
but tbey won't do it. The city
should take the matter up a "Anon"
suggests and appoint a committee of
practical business men to make esti
mates of a new dam and pumps, also
to learn wbat a dam could be secured
for. A good dam site a mile from the
city can be had, where the conditions
are favorable for our oity ; both of
thete a committee should investigate.
Bonds for practical irrigation could
doobtltxs be disposed of above par and
if left to a vote ought to carry, and I
think would be the proper wasy to
bave our oity supplied with aboud-N
ance of water for fire purposes as well
as irrigate a couple of townships
joiuiug our town. This would mean
10,000 people in Grants Pass by the
time the project was completed. No
kind of mining or milling schemes
appeal to the capitalist like irriga
tion. It makes wealth where before
was poverty transforms deserts into
beautiful verdure of "green pastures
aud still waters," where the dairy
niau, horticulturist and agriculturist
reap their sine reward tlieituTemeut
j There is another feature to this
Irrigation scheme by the oity. With
in live years it will bave paid lor it
J self aud the city would have at cost
! at source of reveuue to it -redit from
the noiulal .rates for water from prl-
vate parties and get the beuefit of
using its own water. What will it
j have cost tbe oity to use the other
(fellow's water duringthe uext M
years? Again, what would it mean
j for tbe oity to generate power for its
own electric plaut? I beg yon foot up
, your electric light aud water bill for
a period of 30 years and see if we can
not And we could save enough to build
a new bridge across Rogue River and
construct a modern three-story brick
ami Jstone county court house. The
time is ripe for our commercial club
aud city Dads to act I aeooud your
motion, Mr. "Anon." Please call a
meeting and pnt tbe question. It
hardly admits of debate, so v-onld call
fot the "previous question." Ques
tion! H. B. HENDRICKS.
designs and bids for supplying these
labels tor tne union.
it tha ntraaatinn of Secretary Me-
serve tbat all member nse tbe Union's
stationery in tbe personal correspond
ence of themselves, tbeir families and
friends if aeslrea, u was oruerea vu
each member be supplied witb paper
nt nl,inea tt cnat. The members
are to give names to their farms. Tbe
following is a sample or tne way me
privatelcard will appear on the Union's
letter headsfor each member who or
ders stationery : "Fairview Fruit
Farm, J. T. Morrison, member of."
Tbis will be so printed as to read in
connection with the "Grant Pass
Fruit Grower Union" part of tbe let
ter bead. The name and return post
office card will be printed on the
Uniou's envelopes for the members.
On the left margin of tbe letterheads
will be a concise write np of Rogue
River Valley and its fruits. The ob
ject in having members nse Union
statlouery is to aid in the advertising
that tne u rants rass r run uroira
Union bas taken on in letting the
nmrld know more of KoBue River Val-
ler and its famous frnits.
The fruit growers picnic to be tiem
on Thuredav. .Inne 20. was Riven
conside ation. The committee re-
ported that they had secured a bne
srore on Mr. Martin' place,
miles west of Grants Pass and tht
ample seats would be provided and
everything arranged to insure the
comfort and pleasure of those at
The Ladies Chorus of the Baptist
churcb nnder the direction of Mrs. A.
Conklin, gave a concert at the O. A.
R. hall Wednesday evening which
was much en loved bv tbe audience.
Tbe selcetions were of a high grade of
musio and were rendtred in a pleasing
and very satisafctory manner. Tbe
proceeds go to help the music fund.
MORE MONEY IN THE
They wear and wear and yeat
Levi Strauss & Co,
County Treasurer Taylor Mexico
Call for County Warrant.
There are funds in the treasury to
pay all warrants protested to June
Interest will ceaie from this date,
May 81st, 1907.
J. T. TAYLOR,
Treasurer of Jospphlp County. Ore.
City Treasurer's Notice).
There are fond in the city treasury
to redeem all outstanding warrants,
protested to May 1, 1905. Interest on
same will cease ater this date.
Dated at Grants Pass, Ore., May 81,
COL. W. JOHNSON,
In the District Court of the United
States for the Distrlot of Oregon,
In the matter of "1
Martin A. Con- In Bankruptcy,
ger, a bankrupt. J
To tbe creditors of Martin A. Cos.
ger of Grants Pass, Oregon, in the
county of Josephine and district
Notice is hereby given that on tbe
30tb day of April, 1907 the said Mar
tin A. Conger was duly adjudicated
bankrupt and that the first meeting
of bis creditors will be held at the
office of the referee in bankruptcy in
Grants Pass, Oregon, on the 25th
day of June. A. D. 1907 at 2 o'clock
m the afternoon, at which time the
said creditors mar attend, prove
their claims, appoint a trustee,
examine the bankrupt, and transact
such other business as may properly
come before such meeting.
EDWARD S. VAN DYKE.
Referee in Bankruptcy,
8. OrAfrnn. .Tnna 7 ionV
Grants Pass, Oregon, Jane 7, 1907. '
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATRIX'S
SALE OF REAL PROPERTY.
Notice is hereby given, that pur
uant to an order of the County
Court for Josephine County, Oregon,
dated Jnne 7, 1907, dnly rendered
and entered in the matter of tbe
Estate of Crlia A. Smith, deceased,
L the " undersigned administratrix
will on and after Saturday, July 8,
1907, sell at private) sale to the highest
and best bidder, for cash in baud, the
following described real property,
to wit : Commencing at the Southeast
corner of lot three of Block two of
Miller and Co' addition to Grants
Pass, Oregon, and running thsnc
Northerly along tbe East end lins of
the .said lot three one hundred and
fifteen fast, thenoe Westerly along the
North line of said lot . three, one
hundred feet, thence Southerly along
line parallel with the said East end
line, one hundred and fifteen tot,
thence Easterly along the Socth line
of said lot three, one hundred feet to
the plaoe of beginning, all being in
lot three of block two of Miller Dd
Co'a addition to Grants Pass, Jose
phine County, Oregon, subject to
confirmation by the court and bidi
may be received therefor at the offios
of R. G. Smith, attorney at law,
Grants Pass, Oregon.
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