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ROGUE RIVER COURIER GRANTS PASS, OREGON, OCTOBER 25, 1907.
E7?e Shoe of Shoes
If you want the best there
is for MiniDg, Hunting,
Cruisincr, Mountain climb
ing, buy this Shoe. No
other shoe has as many
10 inch top-
14 inch top
R. L. BARTLETT
HOWARD BUILDING SIXTH STREET
THE ROGUE RIVER COURIER
GEANT3 PASS, OBEUOS.
Published Every Friday.
One Year, in advance,
. Furnished on application at the office, or
Obituaries and resolutions of con
dolence will be charged (or at Do per line;
ard of thanks 50o.
We've heard that " open confession
wan good for the soul," and suppose
that the Tribune now feels mooh bet
ter after having made such a damaging
Elsewhere is to be found an article
in today's Courier, in which it ii
shown that the government propose!
doing acme needed work in the forest
reserve hereabouts. Supervisor An
derson, who has headquarters in
Grauts Puss, realizes the great im
portance of these matters and these
largely increased appropriations are
the results of his untiring efforts.
tate about saying anything good of
this end of the valley. That wonld
tiring down the wrath of the boomers
There is an old laying that "com
parisons are odious." but nevertheless
it gives ui much satisfaction to have
a Colorado frail grower of large ex
perience come along, as one did the
past week, and tell us that we have
the ideal climate, soil and other con
ditions for growing the best fruit on
earth. He admitted that the crop
in that state wkich is famous for
such prodacts is this year an entire
failure and be was wishing that his
company only had its big orchard
here in Oregon.
This idea of writing and telling our
eastern friends about the many good
things which we have, of which they
know but little, it is a capital one.
We should not take it frr granted that
they are informed along these lines,
for the very fact that they are still
remaining back in the effete east is
conclusive evidence that they do not
know what they are missing, else we
would see them hastening out this
way to hereafter make their abode.
, E. VOOROIES, Pkopb.
W. E. Willi, Editor
Oregon, as second-Ciena mail matter.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26. 1807.
Again would we oall attention of
poultry breeders to the approaobing
how. Now is the time to make
preparations for that event and Its
i lioness depends very much upon how
we get ready for it Let every
chicken fancier take an interest la
this matter and the success of the
-vent is already assured.
It now looks very much as though
-Grants Pass was going to have a
much needed new Southern Paoiflc
-depot and It is to be handsome,
. substantial affair, too. We are glad to
see that tha railroad officials are not
alow In realising the importance of
this city, as socb matters very clearly
With our saloons closing on Sunday
and with not a prisoner in the county
jail, we are entitled to some recogni
tion as a law-abiding community.
These are the things, among others,
which moat favorably impress the
prospective home seeker. And they
are fads of which we have every
reason to be proud.
Soon the time for holding the city
primaries will lu upon iih and we
should btiatir ourselves alxmt the mut
ter of having good, desirable men
mentioned j for the vnrious places of
trust. The "affair 'of the J city are
needing the care and attention of
(he laat men to lie found in this
community. This i a critical time
in the history ot this municipality
and having men hold of the city who
are capable and anxious to see things
properly done., mentis much for the
future welfnre of this place.
In coiiiiiicntiiig on a tiiiiili iu the
Courier to the effect that Modford
was (mining the reputation for boom
ing lis resources tiy tiieuns of the
"hot air" met hud, Editor Putnam
practically admits tliat such ia tile
cane anil then proceed to berate
lliants l'liMn pi ople for being willing
to iv in out on pure leerit, calling
11m in "mcssback" mid the like.
The organization of numerous
branches of the Grange throughout
tbe county will undoubtedly result
in much good to tkia valley. If our
farmer friends will only pull together
and strive to grow more and better
products and use their best efforts to
improve the conditions of their re
spective neighborhoods, they can ac
complish great things right along
these important lines. The Grange
has some most excellent aims and if
the ideas are brought to a successful
onlmination, we may soon expect to
ee all parts of Josephine county go
forward with great strides.
Baker City is just now gaining some
very nnenviable notoriety on the
strength of its being an."open town,"
and this fact coming to light, os the
heels of the awful crime juit com
mitted, whereby one of the best citi
zens was foully murdered, presumably
on account of hi efforts to ferret oat
and bring law breakers to justice is
anything bnt complimentary to Baker
City. Such facts are enough to drive
away desirable citisens and Ic will
hurt the place in the estimation of
the eutside world more than mere
words can possibly express.
If, as "Interested Citizen," in the
last Courier intimates. Governor
Chamberlain vetoed the appropriation
for the Oregon University, merely for
political purposes, that gentleman will
find that his action in the light of
recent events is likely to give hiiu
more or less trouble. The friends
of the state institution now aver that
the Governor's action will make it
harder to carry the matter through
another election. If Governor Cham
berlain tried to make capital out of
the matter, he has certainly made a
bud mess of It. to say the leant.
Grunts Pass ia having a bad case of
"Tokay fever," and everyliody if
evidently going into the business of
growing this famous grape, if we may
judge by the way the people are en
thused over ttie matter. And it is
contagious too. Why, even the
traveling men who come to this city
are filching it and they are buying
land and planning to have vineyards.
Wonder if the Medford Tribune w ill
give ik as much publicity over this
" dise i-e" hs. it tried to do over one
e did not lime. Uuess it will hetti-
Just to think of it I We have not
had a death in Grants Pass for two
long weeks and we have many new
comers in onr mtdit every day wno
are here to make their homes. This
doesn't look much as though we bad
an epidemic of any dread disease,
the outside world believe. And not a
single crazy individual within the
confines of this entire county within
30 days. But Medford is not in Jose
phine county, else we might not make
as the Medford Tribune would have
this boast, for many people would
claim that the Tribune Editor may
have gone daft!
Oregon is coming graudly to the
front a a great fruit growing sec
tion. Indeed, that report made public
a few days ago, in which it was
shown that our income from this one
source alone, during the past year
amounted to 14,276,185 was truly an
eye opener for even our own people
and it will set the people of the east
to talking about ua aftar a fashion
that is truly to be Desired. What we
need more than anything else is to
get the bare facts to those people.
The facts are good enough. We need
not elaborate upon them to any length,
for the facts are in themselves enough
to create much favorable comment.
It's Time to Think
ABOUT HEAVIER CLOTHES and WE HAVE PREPARED FOR
YOUR WANTS KY LAYING IN A BIG FALL and WINTER STOCK
of UNDERWEAR. MEN'S and BOY'S CLOTHING, MENS SUITS,
something new, from $5 to $25. and a COMPLETE LINE of SHOES
WE ARE THE PEOPLE
WHO HAVE SUCH GOOD THINGS FOR THE TABLE. WE
CARRY ONLY FRESH GROCERIES, FRUITS and VEGETABLES
and MAKE A SPECIALTY OF FLOUR, FEED and HAY. CO VIE
and SEE IS BEFORE MAKING YOUR PURCHASES and WE
WILL RISK OUR CHANCES.
If it's bargains you are after, then come to our
big establishment you'll find everything just as advertised
SOUTHERN OREGON SUPPLY CO-
Now that the city election is near
at band, or rather the primaries for
the same, it behooves us to take more
than a passing interest in the import
ant matter. Pick good men for ','the
various places and then work for their
nomination. Every citizen should
take a hand ia such affairs. Den't
wait nntil after the primaries and
raise a complaint, bat get in now and
put forth your best endeavors to see to
it thst only good, deslrable'candldates
are placed in nomination. Don't
stand back -and argue that the politi
cians "run" the politics of the city,
bat nse your prerogative as an Ameri
can citizen and work before the pri
maries come off for good citizenship.
Naw is the time to act.
WANTED Local representative for
Grants Pass, and vicinity to look
after renewals and increase sub
scription list of prominent
monthly magazine, on a salary and
commission basis. Experience de
sirable, but not necessary. Good
opportunity for right person. Ad
dress publisher, Box 69, Station O,
New York. 10-25 8t
WATCH found. Cll at Sheriff's
office, court house and describe.
PIANO square, for sale at $25 cash
or 930 on time if taken at once.
Inquire at Mosio Store. 10-20 U
HOUSES wanted, 2-year old or over,
for farm work. Address Geo. A.
Hamilton. Grants Pass. 10-25 It
COW for sale, good milker, 6 year
old. Inquire of L. L- Cotton at
Grants Pas Hardware Co. 10-25 It
BULL For sale, 2 years old, grade
Swiss, half Herfoid and Durham,
inquire L. B. Akers, Wilderville,
Ore., or box 40, Grants Pass, Ore.
FOR SALE Thoroughbred Poland
.Chinas, both sexes, also Brown Leg
horn chicken aud Bronze turkeys.
J. H. Robinson, Koute 2, Grants
If ho is well kept, iio is furnishoil by unt
il ro with a slook flossy rout; a littlo ex
orcist' on n warm day ivts hiui pants;
everybody jives him end's, and you surely
ou;ht to bo willitij: to furnish his eollar.
A good collar adds more to the appearance
of a do than a yard of pedigree, it marks
him as a respected member of society
one with friends. You will find a swell
line of Manhattan Dog Collars at
1 JOE WHARTON'S ICT
Until October Hint, tickets will be
on sale daily from all the principal ,
cities of.the Unied States to all points
on the Southern Pacific Compauy
(Lines in Oregon) at Colonists Kates
named below : ,
New York City, f.'.O; Chicago, 111.,
:t3; St. Louis, Mo , $10.
Missouri River Common Foints
Kansas City, JSt. Joseph. Leaven
worth, Atchiimou, Council. Bluffs,
huaha, Sioux Cltv, St. Paul, Min- !
I!y a system in general use among
railroads the cost of ticket can be de
posited at pleasure with any local
ticket agent and the ueoesutry ticket
will be furnished proirptly to the
won for whom desirtd in any I art
of the cant.
W. J. M. Hi NKY,
o. t. mth, I'.kk. io u
LOWTKN-W II.SON-M the 1'nlace
hotel, Tutsdiiy, Oct. l'.mT, .loi n
Lnvtdcii of .1 iic k Hi n county aud Miss
Jessie WiNi.ii of Jcaci hiiic comity
Ucv. Austiu .!. HollingfWi rth t fii
ci at inn.
IUNA-NKK1.Y- At the home of
the bride's intents in ti rants Pa.s,
Ore., Wednesday, October 2.1, l'.'i'T,
Win. II. 1'itna am' I.oreta J Ntelv,
Justice .las. Holuian, cftic iatiug.
"I tell you. if we only hail our big
UtKiacre orchard here iu Oregon, we'd
have something that would be worth
something.," was the way J. K.
Kirk, manager of the large " Madison '
Orchards," located at Harris, uear
Oenver. Colo., talked to Geo. II.
Parker, the Grants Pass nurseryman.
He told how this season tliey bad
lost all their cr.p on account of heavy
frwta. He thinks this a wonderful
country. Mr. Kirk has been enjoving
a bit of an outing, visiting with his
sen. who is eugaged iu turning, upon
, S.irdine creek.
THREE LOTS Five room cottage,
bath, pantry and store'room. electric
lights, city water, fine well on back
porch for sale one block from bugl
mss part of town. See M. E. Moore
at store, Front St. 10-11 tf
A. F. PIERCE Registered Angoras,
Flock headed by one of the famous
bucks of the "King Arthur" also
other bucks of different strains of
bleeding. Does of the noted
strains; bucks tor tale, Merlin., Ore.
FARM for Sale 160 acres, fiO in cul
tivation, good house and barn, etc,
family orchard and b( Tries, ItO acros
morn easy to clear, all ideal fro it
aud farm land, -10 snhirrignted bot
tom. Oak, pine and fir timber to
make 2000 t'ordsof wood three miles
all down haul to railroad and town ;
mi Ips outrange hue for hogs, caitle
and .poultry; three horses and har
ness, buggy, spring wagon and lain
ber wagon, $100 Jers'y cow and
heifer, 'JO hogs, full blood oullry,
farm implements, household and
kitcbeu furniture oinpb te, ail oes ;
splendid waterat door, no niaiana in
miles, daily mail, in Kogne River
fslley, Jackson IV'mtv, (lit gun. finest
Hi n at" on earth fit et fruit Innd in
'"te A'l roes for $.':'."iiV ,i1nria Hex
K, Wcodville, Ore. U-fi-tf
TIMBER RANCH liHl Ar-res small
house, six acres under fence and
alfalfa 2.0 lO.oou feet good pine saw
timber and wood timber for 20C0
cords wood; large creek through
place fine dam mid perpetual water
a shingle mill aud planing mill iu
full operation driven by a tuibine
whtel. ; an ideal place for saw mill
Hue water power 10,1X 0,000 feet of
pine saw timber adjoining this place
three miles down haul to railroad
and town, Jackson county, Oregon.
All goes for $i!,M. I t's a 'snap; tli
water right is wortli it, don't miss
this. 1. H. B. Ta lor, & Co.
Woodville. Ore. 9-t! tf
the Man with a good Bank Account. By
systematically depositing his earnings each week, he has
for a rainy day
and is prepared for any emergency that may arise.
Are you one of the fortunates? We invite you to open
an account with us. Be it small or great, you will
always receive courteous treatment
on time deposit
If you have some surplus cash why not have it
earning you some interest? We pay interest on time
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent
in which you can store your valuables, papers and
treasures. You may have need for just such an accom
modation. Let us serve you,
Banking & Trust Co.
mission furniture made to order.
FIRST CLASS dressmaking done by
Mrs. Alice Weiser. Also has electric
cornets, electric hair brushes and
other articles for sale on E street op
posite Presbyterian church. 9-13 tf
WANTED fealesnen. Many Make
$100 to $150 per month ; some even
more. Stock clean; grown on Reser
vation, far from old orchards. Cash
advanced weekly. Choice of terri
tory. Address Vasbiutgon Nursery
Company, Toppenisb, Washington.
BARGAIN in wood. Will give half
for cutting ,100 cords or more, oak
rrincipallv. One mile from Wood
ville, down hill haul. Could fur
nish lioard Rev. J. E. Day,
Call at 104 B St., 10-18tf.
-Two persons can
in private family.
United States Court of Claims
The Publishers of Webtter's Intornatlcnal
Dictionary allemo that II "is. In faet.the xpu
lir fnaOrulgtvl thoroughly re-eliixl ineverjr
iletuil.and vnilvennehed hievorynurt, who
the iirMie of aitaptlng It to meet the Inrirer
ami severer requirements of another genera-'
We are of the opinion that this allegation
most dearly and accurately dcsenlies the
work that hns tieen aeeoniillsheil and ths
resiilttliutbHAheeui-encheil. The lilctlonsry,
ns It imff statiils, tins leen thoroughly re
called In every detail, hns lieen porrwted In
every part, and la admirably adapted to iml
the larger and severer requirement of ft
gviieuttion which d-iminM nioio of popular
plitiolntrh-al Know!e'l'rn t;::- :ti ".; ircnerittioii
Unit the world hnsc .ert iu iiu I. .
It Is xrha live .o i Id thct we refer
to the dlt-tionnrv li on Ju lie. U vork H-'f
the hiirhent uuti oi ty m at -n:-iicy of defini
tion: uijd that i t l ie futiinr i Intho past It
will be the suunv t.i consi a;.t r 'f.!i.-ii-e.
CUV. RLE I C. NO '. '
FOR KKNT-The store building for-
STRAYKD 2-year-old gray mare,
branded L under half circle on left
shoulder, wears bell ; brown Indian
pony with white face, spotted white
on both sides, wears bell; both came
to my place at Willams, September
8. Owner can have came by proving
property and paying charges. J. A.
Ootcber, W illiams, Ore. 013 ot
We are putting in a stock of harness
goods, two doors south of city hall.
We shall use the best leather that can
be procured and invite you to examine
our stock. Will be ready for business
merly occupied by Hyde Bros., on
Kr.,f Qr 1U. l;i
with ;, bthiw." A id ilv to ' t h 1 011 Monday,l21st.
(in It S,
E. A. Wade, at
or eld ladv to do
boiie work. Apply to Mrs. J. N".
Johnston. C St., t-tween 1st and 3d
Sts., lirauts Fuss, Ore.
BACON & EUBANK. S
TREES U varines of peach trees,
black waluuts. Japanese walnuts
for sale. John H. Robinsont
Grants Pass, Route 2. tf-13 4,
l..u- itl.vi: v.'i:uhn
J' 'I'M IHIK
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