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kwus kiver COUKHR, GRANTS PASS. ORBOOW. SEPTEMBER. 31. 1907.
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SALEM, SEPT. 16-21, 1907
This Year the Best Ever
New Attractions New Buildings New Ideas.
Fun by the Ton Amusement Galore Even
ing Entertainment Beautiful Camp Grounds.
"It's a Health Resort."
$25,000 for Display and Races
W. H. DOWNING, President. F. A. WELCH, Secretary.
DOINGS AT THE COURT HOUSE !
AFTER BAD BOYS
Josephine County Promptly
Looking After This Most
TENTH AND MORRISON STREETS. PORTLAND. OREGON
A. P. ARMSTRONG. Ll B., PRINCIPAL
Educates for success in a short time and at small expense, and sends each stu
dent to a position as soon as competent. Quality is our motto, and reputation for
thorough work brings ns over 100 calls per month for office help. Individual in.
struction insures rapid progress. We teach the loose leaf, the card Index, the
voucher and other modern methods of bookkeeping. Chartier is our shorthand j
easy, rapid, legible. Beautiful catalogue, business forms and penmanship free
Write today. References: any merchant, any bank, any newspaper in Portland.
Drug's and Medicines
MODEL DRUG STORE
FRONT STREET, Opposite Depot GRANTS PASS
Are You Interested In Fencing?
If so let us figure with you. We sell
Page Woven Wire Fence
IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF ANY
Goat, Poultry, or
Cemetery, or W i
ght Iron Fence or
Buy the PAGE and Start in Right
We buy direct from factory and our prices are right. 80 miles
of Page Fence sold in Jackson County since January 1W7.
G ADDIS DIXON
CA Page Fence Men
Of Jackson, Josephine and Klamath Countie4.
Main Office - Medford, Ore.
We can make the
GLEMEiJS' 8e,ls BDX -
We Have Buyers
Small Residences in town
&J7 On easy payments. What'havejyou ?
Ground Floor, Conldin JJldyr.
The District Boundary Board has
appointed trnaut officers in the school
districts of Josephine Co., as follows:
IRQ Chorchill. Selma.
8 John McOongal, Holland.
Ed Burke, Kerby.
Win. Egger, Waldo.
Jas McCana, Wildenrllle.
Ed Hathaway, Dryden.
R F Lawman, Provolt
K J Eabli, Eabli.
E. L Goff, Leland.
O N Hathaway, Murphy.
Ira Sparlin, Williams.
Chas Swinden, Murphy.
Mrs N Inman, Placer.
Jefferson Dixon, Williams.
J W Everton, R F D 3.
Henry tiouck, Altliouse.
RAN Reymers, R F D 3.
W O Smith, R F D 3.
E F Tycer.
W M Purdy, Hugo.
Winifred Sage, K F D 1.
Ruesell McGnlliard, Merlin.
Siduey Audrew, Grunts Pats.
J B Borough, Grants Pass.
T E Logan, Wolf Creek.
F A Clements, Grants Pass,
W C Long, R F D 1.
W L Jones, R F D 3.
J S Dsvidsou,, Williams.
O J Armstrong. R F D 2.
Win Hunt, Kerby.
Mrs L Ellis, Leland.
Chas McCaslin, R F D 1.
Q Woodcock, Kerby.
U Miller, Golden.
C C Taylor, Wonder.
F B Barrick, Holland.
Frank Stiwalt, Waldo.
A T Sliotmake, Selma.
E M Duncan, Grave.
Mr. Mack, Deering.
James Nuely, Merlin.
C b Barlow, Galioe.
O Phelps, Granite Hill.
Edward Craft, Merlin.
Childien between 9 and H inclusive
must attend school Also children be
twepn 14 and 16 inclusWe who are
not engaged in lawful employment.
They must attend daring the full time
that school is in session in the dis
trict. The following exoeptious are
ThoFe being taught privately the
branches taught in the schools. The
school board is to examine soch child
ren. Those physically nimble to at
tend. A written certiScate of a com
petent physician is necessary. Those
between 9 and 10 who live more than
1' miles from the school home and
who live three miles from name.
Those attending private or parochial
schools. Srhool board to examine.
Vpmi conviction parent or guardian
is subject to a fine of uot less tban (5
nor more than $2.", or imprisonment
from 2 to 10 davi or both fine and
In districts of the first class the
police at the request of the school
board or a citizen may be appointed
truant officer. The board will make
this appointment for the Medford
District next Monday.
Truant officer is to be notified by
Superintended of neglect on part of
the parent cr guardian to tend child
ren to school and must send written
notice in person or registered mail.
Popil moil be'in school the following
Monday with proper books. The
truant officer will notify the super
intendent at the same time and un
less the child arprara in school the
superintendent will again notify the
traant officer who will file complaint
against parent oi goardlan within ;
three days., before a jtmtire of the
peace. Said justice will issue war
rant and upon conviction of parent
or guardian the penalty falls as
- The truant officer shall alio investi
gate all cases of non-attendance at
Any school official who fails in bin
duty in the above after proper notifi
cation is sobject to a fine of from t-r
to f-0 for each offense.
Items of Interest to the Taxpayer of Josephine County
From the Various County Officials t
J T Logan, lumber roads 803 48
C F Lovelace, woik roads 119 60
E Erickson. wrk roads 60 60
Theo Parks wrk on rds 17 50
L A Robertson, wrk rds 47 40
Geo McDonnal, wrk rds 15 00
Hogua & Burke, mdse rds 7 80
Thos Flcvd. wrk rda IS mi
D Strong, wrk rds 15 00
O F Qentner, wrk rds 3 60
U. Haberman, wrk rds 1 30
E Gentner, wrk rds 9 60
H F Day, wrk rds . . l 60
w j Kosseii, refund of taxes... 4 13
H. J Sowell. paintlna Sucker
creek bridge 80 00
Lee Robertson, hauling on rds. . 8 .10
A J Fulk, hauling on rds A 00
J U Sowell, wrk on rds 9 00
Jim Parks, wrk rds 46 85
W J Russell, telephone for July 4 00
W J Russell, expenses State vs
Doe 44 P0
W W Russell board prisoners.. 81 81
J R Yetler. aoct Co. hospital 77 85
G P Steam Laundry, laundry
for jail 8 80
R R Water Co,, water for crt
houe 15 85
Jas Holman, jus fees, State vs
Mcuumber 4 70
Jas. Holman, jus fees Statte v
Doe 4 in
C H Demaray, med paupers.... 1 00
Pike & Dean, mdse for paupers 68 65
G Perry, hauling for poor farm I 60
Jos Sowell, wrk on rds 40 00
Jas Holman. insane exam fi 00
Jas Holman. jus fees. State va
Huron 1 70
R L Bartlett, mdse for paupers 7 50
Jas Holman, jus feet State vs
J M Jones, board paupers
S V Hamlin, wrk at poor farm
U O Bigelow, timber for roads
A Morris, wood for paupers . . .
H C Perkins ofiloe rent for Aug
ijiiae. wane, wr on Door farm
fendant in the Justices court
Attorney Oliver S. Brown appeared
on behalf of the defendant and an
swered, saying that he had employed
said Smith.to defend his son, bat at
the charge of f30, which he said he
had paid. The case was threshed out
io the Justice court and the jury
rendered a decision In favor of Attor
ney Smith for the sum of f'10, hut tht
was not to bis liking and no
proposes io nave the circuit conrt
look into the merits of the case and
hence bis appeal to that higher tribu
E D Quingley, mdse for pauprs
Minnie Tuffs, asst teachers Ix
frank S Lawler, wik on Wolf
Creek bridge 43 60
Wm Light, wrk on rds 155 25
Lee MtMichael, wrk on Wolf
Crk bridge 80 On
G A Svsge, Aunt teaouers ex. . 20 00
O H Clements, Diet Atty for
Insane Ex 5 00
Dick Sowell, Jr., wrk on rds . 4 60
G P Lodge No 84, A F & A M
rent 31 00
Wm. Rnttnerford, wrk on rds 89 00
Sam Bunch, wrk ou Sucker crk
bridge 27 00
H L Nelson, mdse for Wolf Crk
bridge 1 60
Ike M Davis, mdse for rds ... 60
Mark Bunco, wrk on Sucker
Creek bridge 6 75
Wilsnn Merc Co., mdse p.'iupers 61 30
Cramer Bros hdwr for rds. ... 6 20
Dick Sowell, wrk ou Sucker
Crk bridge 48 00
L Speaker, nidus for paupers.. 9 30
Irwin-Hod-on Co.. supplies.... 32 60
Corcn Hardware Co, hardware
for rds ,. 105 8
H K Miller, wrk ou Wolf
Creek bride 87 85
G P Hardware Co, hardware
for poor farm 8 87
Irwiu-Hodnon Co, sup ... 83 00
Henry Walters, wrk on Wolf
Creek bridge 49 00
Condor Water He Power Co,
lights for crt house 6 20
Jno Handle, coustable. State
vs Doe 1 65
Jno C Handle, constable State
vs Doe 8 10
uo ttie petition of Dr. Rot O
Eremer administrator of the estate of
Alice Eremer, deceased, the county
oouri nat made an order directing
ins aaie or lota 6 and 6, block 67, of
Fulton addition, to Portland, be
longing to said estate, the sale to be
made at private sale.
Melinda O. Bigelow. as admlnlstra
trix of the estate of her husband, Rua-
II Bigelow, deceased, shows the
court that the estate consists of one
half interest io 600 acres of Josephine
oonnty land, which bring an annual
rental of $1000 and also personal
propertv belonging to the partnershin
.a r .. . -
or jnusfell Bigelow and O O. Bite
' fiuu.. rne neirs are
his son, O. O. Bigelow, aged 65 years
ana nis son Albert B. Williams, aged
xb. living at Williams and a danahter.
Mrs. urace Uowen, of Seattle, aged 80
years and the widow. 64 vears of .
The court appointed the widow ad
ministratrlx, fixing her bond at 12000,
Au order conBrming the final report
or xuiza McKey as administratrix of
the estate of Aaron McKey, deceased
has been made and the court names
the adminlstratix as sole manager of
me lands belonging to the estate,
to serve uutil the court orders other
wise. He report showed the suui of
1800 received aud the sum of (31.40
Uixm the request of Miunie B.
Johnston, as executrix of the estate of
Lawrence E. Nelson, deoeased, the
court has named. M. Siuook, W. A
ieonara and j. m. Seyfertb, all of
Holland as appraisers of the estate of
Transfer of Real Estate.
The following deeds for the trans
fers of reality have recently been filed
iu the county clerk's office:
l a Cornell et ux to Mrs Orrle
Fallin, 81-100 of an acre, in block 1.
of J Bourne's First ad lltion to Grants
Pass, consideration $725.
E M Albright, et ux to 'A O Ban-
nara, lota 1 and 3, block 3, Grauts
8 J Jarrett, et ux to" J P Yanor.
F Sim br
MRS. J. GREEN
Grants Pass. Ore. Tin -m
SbO 80, tp
Many Claims Allowed.
The Board of County Commis
sioners, ccmposed of Judge Stephen
Jewell, Commissioners J. T. Logan I
Some Connuble.1 Infelicity
Cupid's machinations are being
somewhat undone by the way the
suits for divorce are being filed In the
circuit court these days. Among the
late couples who have decided that it
would be better for them to hence
forth travel iu single harness ure the
Isaac Kindley by hln attorney Geo.
W. Colvig seeks to Lave the matri
monial bonds binding him to Rachel
Findley dissolved. From the com
plaint it seems that they were mar
ried here iu Josephine county June 3,
1006, but that the wife deserted him
during the month of September, 1906
and has ever since lived away from
Attorney H. D. Norton bss entered
suit on behalf of Addie Iilalock
against her husband Norman H.
Blalock, to whom she was married
in Josephine county January 8, 1907
but who was it would seem not eligi
ble to enter into the marriage con
tract with her as he was still, she
avers the husband of one Nettie
Williams. But he says he deceived
her and made her think that be was
divorced frois the other woman,
which she now believes was not the
case and she thinks thst he Is still
the husband of the Wil1iimi woman
and so she wants the court to declare
the marriage null and void.
Because his wife, Hattle Gross de
serted him in July, lflOfl Henry Gross
to whom she was married io this
county December 24. 1900 he appears
In court by Geo. W. Colvig, his at
torney and seeks to have the bonds
declared of no effect. He says that
he treated his "better half" in a kind
and considerate msnner and that she
never had any cause for leaving him.
and M. A. Wertz, Clerk S. F. Chesh
ire and iSheriff .W. J. Russell, at the
la!t meeting, paesed opon and allowed
the following outstanding claims
against the county:
Edmund Egger. wrk on rdt....$ 2T M
?tn Egger, wrk on rads 12o oo
Stanl'-y Morrison, wrk ou rds . ;7 to
Geo S Elder, njie rds 13 v.",
Attorney Wants His Fes
Attorney R. O. Smith has a case
in the circuit court, which he appeals
from Justice of the Pea-e, James
Holman, wherein, H by his attorney.
J.N. Johnston he seeks to recover
ifrom.V. L. 'Montgomery the sum'of
, i whi.-h I,h 'alleges is due him. for
jhuviugdtiinded, the sonof the de
HLT nf WU'1 ' XT I uun
V ' t 4, A1, S O TT "-
35 , lit W.. W M.. $1.
John F Kelly et al to Frank Thomp-
sou. s.'t or Nht4" and K of SE'i
Heo 83, tp. 85 S. R 0 W., W M., $1.
J W Giluiore et ux to J D Wlmer,
lots 1 and 2, seo 19, tp 83, right of
way 16 feet wide over same for Irri
gation ditch, $1.
Thos. Heusley et nx to M II Evans
of San Bernardino, Cal., W Yof NE4',
Sec 2fl, tp 86, S. RAW., W M. $280.
Stephen Jewell, et nx to Thos.
Hensly, same as above, $200.
Mary A MeHsinger et mar, to Ed
win Pierce, part of lot 6. Boa 19, tp
30 8, R 5 1, W M, 3 acres. $150.
Robert J Onue to Lillio E Ktauard,
lot 11 .block til. GrauU Pass, $1.
Li Hie E Stanard et mar, to L A
Robertson, same as above, $'J00.
Taxes Soon Deliquent.
Under the old law, delinquent taxes
s had to be advertlnod before In
coming a lieu on the proierty, aud
at delinquent saWanyoue was allowed
to pay the taxes and receive a pro
visional title, redeemable by prior
owner within three years. The new
law abolishes the advertising feature,
but provides that when tax becomes
delinquent, any oue may pay the
amount due and receive a certificate
which entitles him to xisseasinn In
cane prior owner fails to redeem the
certificate with interest before the
expiration of Hires years. It was
voted as the sense of the association
that the certificate plan does not ap
ply to the 1907 levy.
The foes received in County Clerk
Cheshire's office during the month of
August, amounted to $.'68.
"Jim"' McCnmber, the much
wanted jailbird who sawed out of jail
the ot tier Scuday Is still making
himself scarce in these parts.; No
trace of the fellow has yet been found
by Sheriff Russell.
The courthouse lawn looks good'to
the stranger and many stroll In to
enjoy it for a bit. Then they find the
water Imrrel7atati( nefl at the gates,
filled with ice water is also rather
Jas D Agee; et al, have given'the
GrantsPass Banking & Trust Co., a
mortgage; for $12(j0, secured ou E''of
NE'4 of and SW-4' of E'4 and NW
of SK'4;neo ;28, tp 6 S, R 7 W. and
NWV.of KW4' Heo 18 tp.SflS.'.H.e,
Continued ou page 6
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Are carefully considered and uni
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ho map shows you tho great
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reading over the Burlington,
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