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! ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS. OREGON. APRIL 17, MM.
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THEROGUt RIVER COURIER
GRANTS PASS, oreoon.
Published Every Friday.
Ons Year, In advance,
81 1 Month,
Furnished on application at the office, or
Obituaries and resolutions of con
dolence will be charged for at 6c per line;
card of thanks 60o.
A. E. VOORHIES,
Entered at the pout office st Orsnts Pass
Oregon, at second-clans mail matter.
FRIDAY APRIL 17, 1908
ota it is an other
of "Brkus is
Una of the Interstlnir scenes at
Portland last Friday night was: Exit
Fulton, enter Heney. Fol on
wouldn't stand hitched to have bis
official record held up to public view.
To the casual observer the line of
demarkation between slab and a
break may be regarded as almost
nndiicernible, but the fact that a
New York surgeon has sewed op a
man's heart after it had been punc
tured by the steletto of an aisaio,
gives hot little encouragement to the
" i "
Mayor Stahloy of Gold Hill has set
part April 24th and Sfitb as street
cleaning days when all residents of the
town are expected to get out and rake
off the back yard and clean op tbe
rubbish about the street along their
property, either business or residence.
Not a baa idea nothing like con
certed action. Nothing attracts the
attention of strangers coming to town
like cleanliness of the streets.
PERMANENCY OF PROHIBITION.
According to writer in the
American Monblty Review of Reviews
ays the Oregon Journal, this is not the
first time prohibition wave has swept
over the country or a considerable por
tion of it. Ha tars that 64 years ago
Mains, New Hampshire, Vermont,
Rhode Island, - Connecticut, New
York, 'Delaware, Michigan, .Indiana
and Iowa, by acts of their legislatures,
forbade the manufacture and tale of
intoxloatlnf liquors as a beverge.
Nlse northern states went "dry" In
ft llngle year, the year 1855.
These laws, however, were not well
enforced, were, In fact, in nio't states
anilities, after the short-lived "wave"
had passed, and within, ft few years
nearly all these states, repealed tnete
tringeut laws, and adopted the license
system. Will the present prohibition
current which has passed from the
aonth into several northern slates, be
equally evanescent, or will the posi
tion now being taken be permanently
This writer thinks that: "There
li every reasou to believe that It will
he permanent. Ther were more
elements of poruiauency in the earlier
movement than appeared on the sur
face for daring all tbe years that the
states were falling out of the prohibi
tory oluuin, the people were steadily
moving the saloou by 'local opt ion,'
till at the time there wi re bnt hre
prohibition states left the liquor tritf
flo had teen abolished from two thirds
of the territory occupied by one-half
of the pupnlntiou of the I'ulted
State. Of the 8(1,000,000 peeople who
have expelled the saloon only 10,000,
000 have done so by state prohibitory
laws and 8rt,000,U0tt have effected
the removal by local option."
These facts, ami this estimate, if cor
rect, fairly justify the I redlotlou of
temperauco people that eventually,
perhaps in another half century, per
haps in half or a quarter of that time,
almost the entire eouutry will be
"dry." And we think tht along with
this movement, if it should continue,
there will lie increasingly strict and
uci'iwsful enforcement of the prohi
bition law. This Is already leihg
more and more demanded and official
will be more and more required to en
force (lie laws. The people are prop
erly Inking matters more into their
thousands cf workers
Levi Strauss & Co's
I 1 V A tMr
LI .Hr m
own hands, and after a while no
officer will dare permit the law to be
f iolated within bis jurisdiction.
Will increasing and finally almost
connty-wide prohibition, if it should
be adopted and enforced, cripple in
dustries now in business, deplete the
revenues and impoverish tbe country.
as claimed bv the liquor interests?
We think not: providing the move
ment is gradual. People who are
directly or indirectly interested in
and profit by the manufacture and
sale of liquor, will adapt themselves
to other businesses or employment and
the diversion of the immense amount
of mousy now squandered for liquor
into more useful channels will insure
the country's continued prosperity.
Grants Pass has one of the most
energetic, and up-to-date commercial
clubs in tbe Rogue River Valley and
its secretary, Mr. H. L. Andrews is
certainly a "live wire." However,
the club should have larger member
ship. It now has 108 but it should be
twice that. Every business and pro
fessional man in town should be an
active member of the club. There is
yet tnocb to be done if the city of
Grants Pass shall enjoy the full
fruition of her spleodid possibilities.
The matter of good roads is ever a
pertinent topic the club even
though the publo roads may be outside
the city. The club can do much in
the way of eocooagement for better
roads into the outside settlements and
thus brings 'ncreased trade to Grants
Pass. When all the business men get
behind any "enterprise for tbe good of
the town or country, improvement is
bound to be the result. Every busi
ness man should consider membership
in tbe commercial olob coveted
privilege aa well as a duty. Everyone
wants to see the town grow and the
country develop and if every busi
ness man will line up as member of
the commercial club, the phalanx is
bound to bring about tbe desired re
sults. Join the commercial club!
Do it now I
From present indications the demo
cratic national convention to be held
in Denver next June may be anythng
rather than harinouious. Though six
months or a year ago, it seemed that
Mr. Bryan would be the nnanlmous
choice for president, an Internal er
roption has generated from the Roger
Sullivan embrogllo in Illinois which
would seem to greatly menance Mr.
Brian's candidacy; in fact the Den
ver convention promises to be even a
greater contest than the St Louis
meeting four years ago when the
democrats selected Alton B. Parker
against the ardent protest of Mr.
Bryan. Governor John A. Johnson of
Mlunssota, it is already apparent, does
not intend to flee the county in tne
ereot his name should be presented,
and in fact National Committeeman
Still van and the balanoe of the Anti
Bryan element in Illinois are expected
to nnveil the Johnson boom within a
short time. Judging from tbe present
outlook, its 10 to 1 that the nomina
tion will not tie tendered Mr. Bryan
at Denver ou a silver platter aud with
out strenuous opposition.
COUNTY CLERK'S SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT.
Showing the amount of claims allowed by the County Court of Josephine
Omuty, Crete0! for what allowed, the amount of warrants outstanding and
uniid from the Brut day of October, lt0T to the flrat dity of April 11KM.
Warrants ontHtau.liuK October Int. 1007
Warrants itwuixl from OcMkt Int. 11)07
Comity Ctmrt and Commissioner ixr
Circuit Court, Jurors, wituuHw, bailiff, etc 1,451 BO
Justice Court, jurors, witnesses, constable aud Justice fees 413 85
Sheriff's Office; Sheriff and Deputy ,. 1,428 1st
Clerk's Of tlce ; Clerk ami Deputy . .' 1.284
Treasurer's Oftlce; salary
Coroner's Of flee ; Coroner's foes, jurors, witnesses, etc .. .
tH'hiHil Superintendent's Officii; salary, assistants etc
Stock Inspector ; fees, per Diem, etc
Assessor's Office; Assessor and Deputies
Assessment and Collection of taxes
Current Kxpenses; printing, IkhiVs, postage, etc. all offices .
Court House; Jmiitor, water, lights, repair, fuel, etc . .
Jail ; board of prisoners, medical attendance, supplies, etc . . .
Care of poor; County physician, hospital charges, lnurd, etc
Indigent Soldiers . .
insane; Kxamiuation and expense
County Hoard of Health; Salary of Secretary, etc
Klection Kspeiisn; Klection supplies
Koails and Highways; Lmnlcr, lalnr, supervisors, , tc
Juvenile Court ; Commitments, Conveyance, etc
County I'rtnt Inspector; per Diem aud Expenses
Kstimatcd accrued interest ou outstanding warrants
Warrauts civuccIIihI frvun Oct. 1st. 1H7 to April 1st. HXks
Cash in hands of Treasurer to apply ou warrants
Taxes uuiaid ou IK7 tax roll to apply on warrants
Amount due iVituty from tax sales ..
State if Oregon,
Comty of Josephine.
I, S. F. Cheshir,',
unty Clerk of
gon, vlo herebv ceiUfy that the foregoing is a true and correct statement of the
number and amount of claims allowed by the Cvmuty Court of slid County
for tbe six months eiulit g April 1st. limS, ou what ,acivunt the same are
allowed, and the amount of warrants drawn and the amount of warrants out
standing and ui laid. a. the same a; p-;ir ou the rords iu u.v office and in air
Wl 1'NKSj my hand aud official
SANBURG Tuesday. April 14, 1808,
to Mrjand Mrs OE Sanburg, of
urant rass, a ws
YOUNG-Friday. April 10. 1908, to
Mr. and Mrs W. H. Young. Walnut
street, an 8-poond girl.
SUMMERS Monday morni' g, April
13, 11)08, to Mr. and Mrs. John Sum
mers, on Sixth street, girl.
VEATCH Saturday. April 11, 1908,
to Mr. and Mrs. E. a Veatch, a
DARNEILLE Thorsday, April ,
1908, to Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Dar
neille, Fourth street, a daughter.
HAYNES R E Y MERS Wednesday,
.April 15, 1908, at o'clock p. m.. at
the residence of the bride's parents
in 8ontb Grants Pass. Chas. Havnes
and Miss Mabel Revmers, the Kbt
C. JEL Cleaves officiating
DUE GREEN Wednesday, April 15,
1908, at 8:80 a. m., at be home of
the bride's parents, Mr. aud Mrs. E.
L. Green, Henrv Doe ana miss x.isie ;
Green, the Rev. F. C. Lovett of- j
The newly msrned couple left!
shortly after the wedding ceremony j
forCblco, CaL, where the groom is,
engaged extensively in contracting t
and building' and where they will
make their permaneut home. The
bride it the daughter of one of the j
earliest settlers of tbe city. For some j
years past and up to a week ago, she
was employed as a clerk in the post j
office, which position she assumed
when her brother-in-law, Everett;
Harmon, was postmaster. She has
many friends whose best wishes fol
low them to their California borne.
HORNBUCKLE EVE RTON Mon
day, April 13, 1908. Tbos. E. horn
buckle of Santa Rosa, Cel., and
Miss Maude M. Everton of this
citv, at the oounty judge's office,
Judge Jewell adjostiog the nuptial
SANBURG Wednesday, April 15,
- 1908, the infant son of Mr and Mrs
Oscar E Sanburg Interment at
Granite Hill cemetery at 3 o'clock
ANDREWS Thursday, April 18.
1908, the month ;old twin son of
Mt aud Mrs Melvin Andrews. In
terment at Odd Fellows cemetery
LOGAN Soodav, April 13, 1908. at
Waldo Mrs. Ella, wife of J. T.
Logan, after a lingering illness,
aged 46 years.
The deceased was the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Simmons of Waldo,
who are among the oldest settlers of
Josephine county. She was born at
Waldo, October 30, 1861. Her father,
who preceded her to the better world,
was formerly owner of tbe famous
Wlmer mine in Butcher Galcb, sear
Mr. Logan, husband of the deceased,
is one of the present members of tbe
oounty court and in honor of her
memory all the offices at the court
house were closed and the county of
floers attended the funeral whioh was
held at the residenee of Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Riddle, Tuesday afternoin at 2
O'clock. Interment took place at the
The Ashing season opened Wednes
day and a number of the old settlers
are already busy (
to April lt, 11K.8:
diem uud milvaiie 10 40
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. ... 1,008 8
, . . 2o! 48
... 9, 102 4S
. 10.3S6 03
the Couuty of Jesepliiue. State of Ore
seal this 11th, day of April. A. D. lo8.
;SK.I.i S. F. CHESHIRE,
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M IWCH II " , f J 7T' 8
1 T 47 mCH (0 BrTS L t JL -
r v mo- L t i J, -
rfc'l P"1"""" 1 ' 1 to inch .
'it is built on the elastic, hinged joint principle-the most scientific, practical
and perfect fence principle known-it yields to sudden pressure but returns
again to the original shape as soon as the pressure is relieved. There is
No Limit to the Strength
OF AMERICAN FENCE, as quality being equal, the strength is governed
by the size of the wire used.
The American farmer has declared AMERICAN FENCE to be the best
and is backing up his judgment by buying it more largely every year until
fully eighty per cent of-the fence bought and built at the present time is
Call and let us show it to you. If you can't come, write for catalogue
Hair-Riddle Hardware Company
W. S. Baboock of Althouse, republi
ean candidate for representative was
in town Mondav and Tuesday.
Grant Past, Oregon
Wiudow lilacs at Hair-Kiddle's.
FOK SALE Oue milk cow, one hack,
one work harni'ts, oue plow, two
cultivators, oue gasolien engine, one
cook stove, ojie heater, two rocking
chain, dining chairs, bed ana
spring and other household goods.
W. C. Dodkte, North lOtli street
INFORMATION is wanted of the
whereabouts of the heirs of Daniel
F. Sellers, aud particnlarly of the
daughter cf the said Sellers, who is
suppos d to have married ainnnbv
the name of Hroee, Hrass or Brase.
Address information to H. D. Nor
tou, attorney at law, Grants Pass.
Orgon. 4-17 ?t
WANTED An apprentice at Branch's
Photo Studio. Ql'l" sit'1 prist office.
MAPLE Sugar A few cans of gen
uine Wrimuit Mail.- Sugar still on
hand. WiUaul fh.i e, Phone 1038.
8 27 4t
FOR SALE One Pioneer Logging
Engine Hk.xIO, wiih full equipment.
Has 1'ei-u in use four mouth. Le
land Lumber Co. 3-21 4t
FOR SALE A sorrel horse Weight
1050 pounds good all arontid horse
for farm work. Price $45. Call,
on or address Ward J. S
PIlVfT ro T i . i i m ,
cheap, by W. J. T. Taylor, at conntv,'
treasurer ol rlw. 4-10 at
. . .!
NEARLY uew horizontal, band force
pump for irrigation.
FOR SALE The fine resident
property of H. A. ROTEKMl'ND,
two Hocks from Maouic Hall. En-'
(Hire at Paddock's MsrMe Works. 1
3-10 tf '
WILL rent voo a goi-d f trm, seven
wiles of city, lust terms giveu.
Wrile Pox 25, cr see me, residrnce
corner Oak aud Park tr eta. J. M.
Adams. j.S tf
Fruit and Tokay
before buying, as
to give you bottom
GILLETTE REALTY COMPANY
Ground Floor, Conklin Bldg., Grants Pass, Oregon
ARE YOU LOOKING
For bargains in furniture? If so, come and see my new stock
and get my prices. My car of new Couches, Beds, in fact anything
and everything for the parlor, dining room, bed room and kitchen
has come, and you'll be astonished at the splendid goods and the
M. E. MOCRE.S
FOR SALE 40 acres of choice red
laud, well adapted to fruit and
grape culture all under fence, house
and barn aud growing crop on part
ot it. Also 45 head of Augnra
goats, one horse, cow and calf.
Lorated on Bull creek, four miles
southeast of Wilderville. Address
M. D. Bou'inan, Wilderville, Ore.,
or call at ranch, no agent. 3 13tf
DONKEY Engines for sale. One new
11x14 Double Cylinder Diamond
Match Company's Road Engine.
All complete with sled and reHdy
for immediate shipment. Hold
H000 feet of one-inch msin line.
Price f!000. Oue Dolbeer Spool
Logging Engine, good cennition ;
price 1800 board cars. For further
information address Northern Culi
foruia Luuibtr Co., Hilt, Cal. 3-13 4t
FOR SALE 40 acres land cn Rogue
River two mile from Grant Pass,
about 15 acres rich bottom loam,
cleared, some good timber on bal
ance. Terms .H) down, f20 a
mouth without interest on b-lance.
Also 85 acres grape land one mile
from Orants Pass on Rogue River.
Low price aud easy terms. Address
P. O. Box 571. Medford, Ore
bl ","',1.ijl,mb ,odet Jf Red8Rex:
t " Xl c 1 m thA IU0Deer . Red
brredtr of Sootliern Oregon. I won
I lTIze fpr best pen a.t last show.
! v "Borous ftock, nne layers. Eggs
- per semng. xicKerei lor sale.
M E. Moore, Box. 574.
FOR SALE Jersey Heifer Calves
Thoroughbred Stock $o each. Ask
of R u Scott, The Dairyman. 1-17 tf
IF YOU have a honte cr cow yon
waut to sell, or if yon waut a cow
or a horse or a , burro, try a Courier
Want Ad. Inexpensive, rotent and
profitable. Try cue. Five cents
IN REAL ESTATE
Grape lands, see as
we are in a poeition
prices. Address us
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EW and SECOND HAND
1 GOODS '
FOR SALE Six head full blood
Hereford Bulls R. P. Gecrp,
Kerhy, Ore. lMjj
TEAM WANTED Anyone hsviof?
workable team, who wants it kept',
through winter months for light ;
work, apply to Chas. Meserve for
SIRAYED There-vear-old brown and
white heifer, no ear marks, branded ,
n'ain Hon left hip. last see-i near
Miller ranch Ian September. Re
ward for recovery. Havden Close
Wilderville, Ore. 3-la tf A
ESTRAY One red cow with wait,
markings, left ear tinned and slit t
Jtlas been In my possession ior pom
month. Owner can have same by
proving property aud ' payini
charges. P. H Jewell SE.' Sejr
10. Tp 36 S, R W. 4-10
F. A. PIERCE Registered Angorat.
Flock headed by one of the famooi
bncks of the "King Arthur" air
other bucks of different strains uy.
breeding. Does of the noted strain
Bucks for sale, Merlin, Ore. 8-27 h
FOR EXCHANGE Elegant new hj
room bouse with all modern con
venieuces, fully improved popol-"
cross town street. Near Oaklantt
and S F. oar and ferry liu!
40x135 feet lot. Small house in re'
renting for $10 per moDth. To"
renting value about 145 per niootfc.
Want Southern Oregon Agricoltnr-'
oi timber lands of 4oOO valne tf
cash difference; trade oaeh tai-
FRANK BURNET-T Upholsterinfa
mission furniture made to order,