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When you get one of those
handsome pictures I am giv
ing away to my customers.
Here's the chance of a life
time to decorate your home
in a most satisfactory manner
Gome And See" Them !
some fine Apples and Winter
Nellis Pears this week.
Black and White Figs
Pop Corn that Pops
?elf Raising Buckwheat
Maple Sugar ard
WE HAVE ,
New Scpded Raisins. New
Currants. New Citron, Lem.
and Orange Peel. New Soft
Shell Eng. Walnuts. Al
monds, Pine Nuts, Texas Pe
cans, Filberts, African Cream
Nuts Cranberries for that
TURKEY, Sweet Potatoes,
Celery and Lettuce, Queen
Olives and Ripe Olives, Salad
Oil in Gallons $1.15 Pure
Olive Oil : : : :
HEINZ SWEET PICKLES AND
SOUR PICKLES IN BULK
WAITING FOR TEE BOYS.
Bother, put the kettle on, the boys ere on
Comin' home from all about to epead
One judge, and one. a doc., and one
But hungry for the old borne kiss, and
plain old homely fare.
Baste the turkey once again, and crisp bia
golden brown, .
Bet they can't get grob like that a-livia'
down to town.
Cramb'ry ease andeg'tablea ain't they
fine to eee ?
Our boye are bringing appetitee home to
you and me.
Dor boye are bringin' other things, but
dearest In our eight
b lore for us who keep the borne, and xaitn
and appetite I
other, put the kettle on, and hare the
water hot, . . ...
CHASE & SANBORN'S coffee is the stuff
that hits the spot,
3racious. ain't it splendid when yao open
. op that tin, . ...
leats the scent of Arabyl lenune sniff
ywiS'smen it from the hffl, and b(r
they'U hurry op, w .
ake from dad - a Ms from ,
then a brimming cup.
Items of Personal
Chg. D. Sexton, of Hugo was trans
iting business with the county of
J. T. Roberson, the Wonder mer
chant was at the county seat, Tues
day, Jn a buiineis trip.
Cha?. Tabor has come from Ham
mond. Ore., to pass the Xmas season
with liis family.
O. W. Triplett was in from pngo,
Monday, iranaoting some important
Tyler Irwin and wife arrived here
from Idaho to spend the holidays with
their friends and relatives on Savage
Creek and vicinity.
Nice assortment of Hennecke
stationery at Hall's Art Store.
Dr. F. W. Van Dyke baa been
somewhat under the weather this past
week, having an acute attack of lorn
bago. Miss Helen Henry left Tues
day for California, where she will
spend several months with friends and
relatives in the cities of Sacramento,
Santa Rosa and San Fraud sea
Will L. Ireland, of the Hair-Riddle
Hardware Co., lias been on the sick
list this week, being laid up with a
severe attack of the Grip.
H. L. Herzinser, the new realty
dealer has purchased the Ranzan rmi-
dfiDrA TlIfinaftT. nf tha .ninA r9 T I
and Second streets, which he will oc
cupy as his home.
C. N. Hathaway, who recently sold
his plaoe on the Applegate to E. M.
Austin, of Salina, Kan., has come to
the county seat to reside for the win
R. L. Demaree, formerly of Grants
Pass, and for the 'past few years lo
cated at Winters, CaL, is visiting
friends and relatives here land 'will
probably remain until after the holi
days. T. W. Williams came in from Dong
las oonnty, ' where, near Glendale be
and his brother, 3. H. have some large
holdings. He reports things moving
along as usual out that way.
Chester Irwin formerly of Savage
Creek arrived herefrom Idaho oa his
wedding tour. If he can find a suitable
plaoe he will locate here. His brother
and himself are looking at some
mining claims at Althoose.
Mrs. G. W. Donnell was quite ill,
the first of the week and Mr. Donnell
was called home from Medford on that
accountShe ia now reported as
much improved in health.
John M. Scott, assistant general
passenger agent of the S. P. lines in
Oregon has sent word to Agent Geo.
P. Jester, asking him to purchase
several boxes of One Spitzenburg ap
ples, for shimpent to eastern friends
as fitting Xmas presents.
Peter Morrison arrived this week
from Orange connty, New York
to visit bis brother, J. T. Morrison
and to also look the country over,
with a view to coming here to reside
He has heard many comments regard-
ing this country.
J. S. Rasor. a lumberman from
r, TT...W 1V..1. .,n.nW hr
his wife and two sons is in the city,
lnoking over the local situation, with ,
a virw to making this place his future :
home. He is much pleased with oon
.litinn. na thpv here exist. !
. I. U.mnlav tvnu Gar. I
t'ng machine fin
the Mail office
Medford, passed through this city,
last week, en route for Crescent City,
where she will be joined in the holy
bonds of wedlock to W. H. Wilson, j
editor of the News of that place. j
Miss Oro Willeon returned home
Pn'orrfay from Williams, where she:
has been teaching a three-months' j
term of school, which has just eBded. (
iThe next term will begin in the
snrlng and she has been engaged to
wield the birch for another term, so
i leased were the patroea with her
John Snnimers, the S. P. operator
nd wife returned Saturday from
their eastern stay of nearly three
n-onths. They report all kinds of bd
weather there and say that this visit
'us forever cured them of again
i wanting to go bsck there to perma
nrntlr reside. They tell how many
' people ar. looking this way and think
that a great many will soon come here
Riser Photos and calendars from 50c
to $10 st Hall s Art Store.
- Yl.. PBlIII,.
A thort time
Grand Forks, B. C,
! H7dulcribed for the Courier and so
! wTlT pleased was
be wi'n wnai ut
ccvinty that be has
j resa oi iiiecj.mn
.brought his '
wile aoa mci o. .-.-r.
K,i0ghe,e. Thev report bav.ng left
rrr.v..cmeter 40 degrees below tero
! A lnts i f bad
Southern California has completed
ita annual harvest of English walnuts.
( The total crop is approximately 12,.
1 000,000 pounds, 2.000,000 less than
, last year. The growers receive from
14 to 15 cents for the crop, or a total
of abunt $l.C0,COO.
The hnarrt nf Annnli..tlnn n r..t... I
vm ot.uu Ui I)H,WU I
connty has returned an assessmeut
- All At a
. uun.uu ui i iTj t vi t
638.527. This is a Jittle over a
million in excess of the valuation as
returned by the connty assessor tor
President M.ilkev. nf tfc a.m.a
Mulkey, of the Ashland1
Normal who so emphatically denied '
the other day that he had any id a of j
resigning his job, now admits that I
he will step ont the first of the new
year and engage in the abstract bosi-1
less, at Jacksonyille. His successor!
has not yet been named, although
there are several aspirants Jot the
place in sight
Framed Pictures and Picture Fram
ng at Hall's Art Store.
W. Bybee, of Jacksonville was in
Grants Pass, Monday, on an import
ant business trip. He was a pioner
to the county south of this coming
there in '52. At one time he was
sheriff of that county and at one
period be was regarded as the largest
property owner in this part
of Oregon, having many thousands of
acres and be still owns much property.
For 23 years previous to the building
of the railroad be was extensively j
engaged in hog raising and often
would take a drove of from 600 to
600 overland to the mining camps of
Northern California. Often he had
some thrilling experiences. One time
he took the rooter, through four feet
of mow on the mountain tops. He
wss in this oity, looking np some
pioneer friends and acquaintances.
F. M. Collins and wife, have
oome from Dallas to make their
home in this oity, Mr. Collins has
been suffering with asthma, being
hardly able to bteathe, bnt here he
says be sleeps right through the night,
just like a baby and is more than
pleased with this city and climate.
They are old friends of Assistant
Cashier A. N. Holman, of the Grants
Pass Banking St Truit Co.. who tolls
the Courier that they are the "salt of
Roger S. Bennett, of Kansas City,
Mo., representing "The Packer, The
Fruit and Produce Paper with the
Circulation," has been in Grants Pass
the past week, in the interests of that
noted publication. This is his first
trip into this part of the west and he
la more than pleased with the condi
tions as he finds them hereabouts and
h will give this section a good send
off in bis paper, which is read all over
Mrs. W. H. Close, while driving
near her place, the other night, dur
ing the heavy storm, bad the misfor
tune to have her rig run into the
ditch, throwing her out on her bead,
in the mud. She was rendered on
conscious and did not come to until
after she had been carried into oue
! of the nearby homes, where she sptnt
I the niht. Her injuries, however,
did not prove to be of a serious nature,
The holiday rush Is already on in
, '"'ce at the postoffloe and express
.ofSce, with Ithe result that a large
volume of busing is being trans-1
acted. This will likely continue fori
the next two weeks, or until alter the j
holiday season has'pafsed.
rvx- ii t,,..o (..mi.hup l.mnn
; exniomon, iu oue in hid urno uirjnj
. ., .. m Li.. I
windows one of the Handsomest seis
oi parlor miDiiure err iwitu ...
city. It is or genuine inanogony anu
imported tapestry center design. The
ladies of the city hne been looking
with longing eyes upon this hne suite,
but the Courier finds that it has
already been purchased by a leading
railroad man of this city.
Sterling Silver Goods at Cramer Bros.
North Sixth Street
Of MOVING PICTURES
& ILLUSTRATED SONGS
ENTIRE CHANGE OF PROGRAM EVERY
MONDAY AND THURSDAY
Doors open every evening at
7:1 5 p. m. Saturday Matinee
at 3;00 p. m.
ADMISSION 10 Cents
A Brief Record of
8 Local Events. A
Mrs. W. L. Ireland is quite poorly
with an attack of La Grippe.
Grandma" Cook, the aunt of Mrs.
vurauuo in MIU w ur wij
I needed repairs have been
I V." Wigt at0M Qmft
, Creek, in this city.
i,,e "W ralni aeiayed the
building attached to Savage Creek hall
but they hope to have it flniahed for
the dance Xaiaa eve and not Xmas
night aa the last week's Courier
stated. See Coiniug events.
At Tuesday's election, Ashland
voted ont the saloons by a majority
of 81, the Aoti-Saloon forces conduct
ing the vigorous campaign. Recorder
M. F. Eggleaton, upon whom a hard
fight was made, won a signal victory,
being elected by 299 majority.
Dr. O. A. Campbell, the osteopathist
is very nicely located in the First
National Bank boilding, with
quarters adjoining those of Dr. White.
He is muoh pleased with the way
his services are already in demand.
J. R. Harvey, the - well known Ga
lioe mining man brought in some
tempting strawberries, risht on the
vines, the Other day. These were
rown oal aoon una " time r
year when t,,e '"' hovering
ronna blK flt P tiom freesing.
Word oomee from engineer C. H.
Sampson, "ho was hurt by falling
from his engine, while in the local
yards, a few days ago and who is now
undergoing treatment in one of the
Por land hospitals and he is reported
as not doing as nicely as his friends j
Petitions were circulated at the
varions churches of Grants Pass,
after the morning service, Sunday,
asking that the local option queRtion
be snbmlttod to a vote of the people
of Josephine oonnty at next June's
election. They were very generally
Retarna have just been received
from fancy fruit shipped Oct. S from'
Medford by J. A. Perry, manager of
the Rogue River Fruit Growers as
sociation. The Cornice pears were
kept in storage and sold .at auction
last week, grossing $4.60 a half box,
or $9.20 full box, the highest price
ever received for eventhlt high priced
C. O. Bigelow, the stockman
brought in 20 head of fine, fat beet
cattle to the City Market, where he
has disposed of bis entire prodnct,
this season. He is one of the largest
stock owners in Southern Oregon and
has a fine range in the Siskiyou
mountains, at the head of Applegate, I
Sucker and Williams Creeks. He'
has his cattle pretty nearly all I
off the range and reports them iu fine
The linemen of the Paciflo Tele-j
phone & Telegraph Company are
now engaged in going over the '
lines between this city and Cresrei.t '
City, some 99 miles away. Another '
crew, which started from 1'ortland. is
now as far along as Glendale, taking '
up all "legB" cf the line and putting !
i ai i : rri :it
' f,r ,ODth M -Ashland.
Chas. J. Hoard of Kerby, got
the $10 bill given away by the Geo.
8. Calhoun Co. Tuesday. It waa the
aio re s inira mrmuuy in ins aoming
busineiis in Grants Pass and the one
who guessed the nearest to the ntiui
br cn the bill got it. Mr. Howard
did not want to gmss and bad about
50 more guesses coming His guess
was 20020, the numUr on the bill
Tuesday wss a memorable day for , morning for Grants Pais, where lie
the firm of Geo. S. Oalbouu Co. It has aocepted a more lucrative posi
was the lHh and the third anniver- tion. Hoseborg News,
sary of the progressive establishment's
entrance into Grant runs business
circles. A special offer of any 'ifi cunt
article that day for 17 cents drew a
big voIuujk of business, the cash regis-
ter showing no lees than 202 actual
buyers for the day. Wednesday Mr.
Calhoun wss compelled to send a S2
word telegram, ordering a lot of new
goods, as a result of the onslaught
Suuday two coneyances tk
out to the Hell Gate Mines several
citizens who are interested in that
very promising property. 'Xhe party
included W. 13. Sherman and brother
from the eat, Isaac lieet, W. A. Full
er, Geo. S. Calhoon, Jas. McChotke,
J L. Calvert and Mrs. MoCarthy.
Jo- Seligo, who islin charge of the
unit- did the host ess act, potting the
coffee pot on aud frying the bacon,
and these refreshments, along with
what thy visitors t')k with theuj,
"Tfcrdwl a very tempting repast. The
party went out to examine the prop
erty with a view to ascertaining
wh additional equipment was
needed to carry on the x-awon'swort.
They were a'.l mooti t pleaxtl with
whiit'they foimd.. i
I'fVautifol coloredKin-r phot at
, News Note From tha Business
Men to Handera.
Physician and Dentist
O'Neill Frames Pictures.
Goto Corun (or Plumbing.
Picture Framing at Hall s.
M. Clemen. Prescription Druggist.
A splendid line of Royal Chartei Oak
Ranges at Cornn't
Pictures framed at O'Neill's.
Order vonr Tokay
Geo. H. Parker.
R. L. Parsell, piano tuning, Plioue
698 or Music Store, Grants Pans,
Ore. 8-80 tf
Order Calling Cards for Christmas
now at the Courier off!
You can get any thiug yon want at
the New Racket store. 13 6 2t
For Tokay grape roots by the hund
red or thousand see J. T. Taylor.
Have yon seen the Calendar ; in
J.H. Alilf's Window, which they have
secured for their customers. It is
$5 Shoes now selling at 13.50. All
shoes going at cost at W. J. Gardene r
& Co., Dixon's old stand. 1115-flt
Cal'ing Cards make good Christmas
gifts, order them now at the Courier
I have a very large stock of Dia
monds, ranging in price from 15 to
1200. Rings, Brooches, Pins, etc , at
Letohers, Dixon's old stand. 11-15-flt.
Now is the time to set hjdge
plants. Cypress and Euglish Privet,
Ii50 to t per 100. See J.T.Taylor
at o(floe( nellr wti hou
For home baking of all kinds, order
from Mrs. GilHIlan. Fruit Cake and
Mino Meat constantly on band. Or
ders promptly filled. 'Phone 744.
IW I want a Rogne River farm,
level aa possible, good soil and good
water well, improved. I have Port
land Reaidenoe Property to Exchange
for same. Give price and fnll detail.
G. W. Barnes, Pasco, Wash., Frank
Saturday waa very basy day for
Grants Pass business men and it bad
the semblanoe of old times, with so
many people from all parts of this
big connty on the streets and in the
Laurel Grove correspondence of
Grants Pass Courier :
'Tie sweet to kiss, but oh bow bitter,
To kiss a young tobacco spitter.
A paper from Nome, Alaska, con
tains an ineresting account of the
prosperity which ha come to a former
Grants Pasa young man, J. U. Chiles
and his partner. It is headed
"The Rapid Rise of Two Young
Men From a Sack of Peanuts to a
Stock of Goods Worth $25,000 Tells
Story of Horr aud Chiles." Then
follows the interesting account, which
says among other things: "From a
barber's chair and a sack of peanuts
to a stock of goods worth $?8. 000,
two toros and a growiug business,
aD( ,n ftccompllshed in a little over a
j year, nrieriy tens me story oi tne
rapid rlas of two young businens men
i in Nome City-L. S. nirr and J. U.
, Chiles, composing the Arm of Horr &
ChlleH." Mr. Chiles has many friends
in this city aud county who will be
rejoiced to learn that he is having
such good luck and who will wish for
him all kinds of prosperity in the
Harry Thresher, who has been em
ployed iu one of the local barber shops
for the past few months, left this
A. U. BANNARD
At his RIG FUKMTURi: STOliK
is well supplied with
All useful Articles at HOTTO.U PRICES
A. U. BAINNARD, fiflsn ste
WARE Makes tho most accept
able presents for
We have in stock the
best assortment to be
found in the City in the
Forbes Silver Co.
If you desiro to make
useful as well aa orna
mental gifts do not fail
to borne to us.
Odd Fellows Block
See our Corner
fruit Shade and Ornamental
. dedje Plant, Cypress and Privet
Rose Bushes, Berry Plants, tic
I can save you money at least
on some of these things. Try
me and see
J. T. TAYLOR
Office in brick building.
Near Court House.
Razor Sets, Pourl
Handled Pen Knives,
Carving Sets and many
otlier articles of 111(111
Aik your grocer for Honsbiuen
0,al oil. Hair Uld(Ue IHw. Co.,
they are de-
, Hall's Art Store.
Witu this eliniaie.ji,
riThTut'the saving that