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Grand Put, Oregon
Wa understand that Miss Ella Rob
ots, one of Missouri Flat's prominent
' young ladies has just married ; we wish
lb em much joj and a long and nappy
Geo. W, Meek of this place is re
futiring hit farming grcund so ai to
pat It la oo.n this season. Mr. Meek
liad io about four a'-rei in corn and it
: yielded him over two hundred bushels
f fine com and he thinks of putting in
i more corn than he had In last season.
Hay.havo yon teen those new McCor
'Uiio uiowers and rakers that Hair-Rid'
die Hardware Oo. havo just received?
If not, j on ought to at ones. The
Are tho bust yet?
Jim Cook made a basinesa trip to
XJrauts Paas Wedoraday.
W. Meter ii at work on the ditch for
Joe York. Mr. Yorkbaa been doing
' stunts contracting work for the North
aide Api)legate River Ditoli Co.
Fred Miller ii at Grant Paw serv
ing on the Jury tb it loaaion of court.
Wood Jater and Tom Vermillion
-were visitors at Grants Pass one day
Hunter York was a visitor at 0 rants
Pass Saturday, but did not rstnrn un
J. W, York made Grants Paas a
' visit one day laHt week.
H. L. Reed has sold his place on
-Applcgate where he Ipia raided for
several years pant.
Jim CoQk has beeu doing some iui
proving on his place here of late. He
has been potting op nioe cellar
bouse and also putting op a wire net
v ting fence around his residence.
Jim Cook was a viHltor of Grants
Pans one day last week.
G. M. lie i ford went to Grants Pass
one dny last week.
a v v L e a a t k
The Kuox and Angel sawmill is
stow running on regular time with
sm average oat of nbout 18,000 feet
K. N. Provolt and Rial Cougle
were at court during ttin week doing
luty as jurors.
Pat MoKadden ami Cliutou Cook
ware at the sawmill for lumber Satur-
Did yon know you could get a 47
Inch American Field Fence at Ilalr.
Kiddle's fur ouly 50 oeuU a rod.
That's clicanor thau making rails.
H. L. Rood and C. K. Ueutuer have
old their farms near Murphy to
anteru parties. They Jwlll still reside
in the neighborhood of Murphy, how.
A Mr. Wallace and family arrived
from Missouri Saturday, April 18, and
will reside at the Provolt hopyard
The game of basetiall at Provolt
Jliiuday between Murphy aud Will
iatua teams was wou by the former.
Moor. IV to lit.
Miss Johnson of AuMaud has been
engaged to teach the Provolt school.
May, two year old filly, no marks of
ny fciud ou her aud average sise aul
ul. Williay;for her rturn Ito my
anm across Rogue river bridge from
-raats Pass, or for information's to
Six whereabouts of.the colt,
C. O. ENGLISH.
llensley brothers of Sacramento, Pal .
-who tm milil recently hemi onuayeit
in tliu groivrv .luuiimm t ilmt pin"
-arrived lnGrautas Monday aud'ei
ct to locate here peruiaueutly. fhTv
;-ar Jitookholdroa in the Oilaian lied"
ittx liiulnK Cojuid expect to be ac
ivwlr ougaged la the operations of
sae compauy'as soouas.th'ej uew ma
WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS
HOLDS REGULAR MEETING
The Woman's Belief Corps held
their second meeting for the month in
their rooms in W. O. W. ball on
front street Saturday, April 25.
A large membership was present at
both meetings. The same zeal and
snthosiasm so characteristic of the
present members were shown by the
reports of the executive and relief
committees. As the regular meeting
of Gen. Logan Post No. 8a is held in
the same hall the first Wednesday of
each mouth and the 1st of April came
on their meeting night .the W. R. C.
planned an old-fashioned April Fool's
surprise party, . consequently when
the G. A. R., at the close of their
meeting opened the lodge room door,
they were met by a crowd of fiO W.
R. O. women and their "better half."
Needless to say the brave buys of '61
retreated .back into the lodge room
and surrendered to the inevitable.
An Interesting program of music and
readinns suitable for the occasion was
given and enjoyed. Afterward a
bounteous supper was seived, of the
more snbstautial. as well as the
daiutieit of viands. A pleaHant social
hoar was passed and the surprised
comrades admitted somewhat re
luctantlythat it is possible foi
woman to keep a secret sometimes.
At the next corps meeting, April 18,
after the routine aud business work dis
pensed with, President Mrs. Goodnow
requested Treasurer Mrs. Estella How
ard to have the amount subscribed by
the corps for the "Lincoln Farm As
sociation" in readiness, as Mr. Pat
rick, Commander of the Post, would
oall for it Accordingly, instructing
the color bearers to retire to the ante
room, and shoo Id the gentleman be
there, to escort them In. A rap from
the president s gavel, a tap on the
closed door, ana the entire corps
arose to salute. Yes, Mr. Patrick was
in waiting when the door was opdued.
Mot only him, but 19 otber blue
coated veterans marched In and
across the hall to salnte the W. R.
O. president! Consternation and sur
prise reigned supremo for a few
moments, among; the corps mem
bers. Then the truth dawned upon
os. The W. R. O. sururlse of two
weeks before was being returned
with compound interest I
The special committee for the corps
entertainment wished they might
have had a more entertaining program
for the occasion. However, the
visitors very gallantly applauded.
After a shoit recess in which he
greeted the comrades and was Intro
duced to the vlsitiug strangors some
half dozeu of the Post had uoletlv
left the room, soon returning, carry
ing big traysladen with most de
licious ioa cream, cake and oranges.
No doubt these selfsame "boys in
blue" planned and executed many a
surprise in the early 'HO', but never
had victory been more complete.
Among the visiting comrades were
some noted rersous. James Bartoa
Ward, who claims relationship to
Julia Ward Howe, said he was 87 years
of age, and a contributor to f'e Army
and Navy Journal, to Watson aud
'lentury uiaaziues. Another, Lewis
Stoue of Santa Anna said he was born
in 1810. Several others claimed they
hud passed the allotted three score
and 10 milestone of tbier lives and all
were proud of the years they had
given to their country.
The beautiful April afterunoon was
drawing to a close wtxn the visiting
comrades departed, assuriug the corps
that each had enjoyed t tie pleasant
social visit. These social gatherings
contribute largely to the success of
onr corps with its baud of loval
women, whose one object is to assist
the Union veterans and their loved
ones- who gave health aud oppor
tunity that we might enjov the
beat that life affords in. this greatett
Press Cor. W. R. C.
The Coron Hardware and Pinioning j
Co., on the east hide, sdjoiuing the i
postoffle, have Juxt rearranged their I
show windows Jaud made a splendid !
display of some of the various articles j
which they carry ami in a manner I
iuQl attractive. The wiudow has!
been divided into ta Mwtinn tl !
unrth Hill, or.nt.ln. -ti.,,1..
and brushes aud the soath a multi
tudinous array of all kinds cf carpen
ters tool aud axes.
An "Eiparianoe" Socle.1.
An l"Kxperlenoe SSooial" will be
given by th Ladies Ifeuefit sooletv
,.,4Hiu itiiwj ereniUK. Alav
k un, -i..i ......
. ..un .i rrn.r,riie priHe.is
of which go to hlp defray the eipenw j
or various improvements; beiug tiTaTe
ou the church property. The' 'Exiri.
enoe" program will Win at 8 oVl.i.k
Admission free. Ice cream aud cake
will; bo served for which a charire
will be made of 10 cents for ice cream
and 8 cents for oaks. .Come and eo-
Joy a pleasant evening. "T
JUDG JEWELL HAS
TIED 57 NUPTIAL KNOTS
Conoty Judge Stephen S Jewell, than
whom there appears to be no more
adept in the adjustment of nuptial
ties, since his election to the bench
not ouite two years ago has united 67
connles. This is probably more by I
actoal count than the ceremonies per
formed by all the balsnoe of the clergy
jn the county during the same period.
Of course the judge was ordained a
Christian minister 21 years ago and
by reason of his experience, was es
pecially well qualified to attend to
matrimonial affairs when he entered
upon his judicial duties.
Judge Jewell was born in Kentucky
a little more than three score years
ago He started .west 88 years ago
and for the past 40 yearB had been en
gaged in teaching school, preaching
and lecturing. He has devoted a
greater portion of his life to temper
ance aud Sunday school lecturing.
For 20 years he has been a resident of
Grants Pas. Besides his present
position as county judge, be has also
served the people as deputy assessor
and as jastlce of the peace.
Judge Jewell, sometime go, in view
of the unusual number of marriage
ceremonies he had performed, set his
mark at 60 ceremonies for the first
half, or two years of his present term
which will be the first of July.
However, the Courier believes from
the present activity of Dan Cupid and j
Judge Jewell that be will have an
even 100 to his credit. Why there
were three licenses issued last Mon
day. I WITH THE CHURCHES X
M. E. CHURCH SOUTH.
Services as usual at ,this oharch
next Sunday, . preaching by the
Pastor." Everyone cordially invited
to be present Evening service at
The Christian Sunday school is
working hard to have 200 in the
school by June. Last Sunday there
were 157. All asked to visit tbs
school and help in its growth. The
subject at 11 a. m. will be "The
Church of the Times." The evening
sermon will be for boys. The boys
and the pastor will olimb Mt. Baldy
Saturday and on Sunday evening the
boys and the pastor will talk together
on lessons from the trip. All boys
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.
Morning worship is at 10:80. "The
Use of a Lamp" is the sermon sub
ject. The observance of the Lord's
Supper follows at 11 :80. The Right
Hand of Fellowship will be extended
to new members. The Junior
Union is at 3 and the Senior Union
at 7 p. m. "TheSilver Lining of Dark
Clouds" is the topic Daisy Cole
leads. At the 8 p. in. service the
i at tor preaches a special sermon to
railroad men. A welcome awaits
Temperance News From Merlin.
The people of Merlin are greatly
interested io teuipsrauoe and our best
citizims are glad that they may soon
have the opportunity to vote for
ocal option. Mr. Kuodell was here
in March aud lectured to a good
andience and most of those who heard
him are determined to follow his ad
vice. A few davs after this the
ladies of the W. C. T. U. met and
decided to invite Mrs Unrnh, the
W O T,U lscturer, to come on April
10th Ou that date she came and
spoke to the ladies at 3 aud the
children at 4 o'clock in the after
noon at theMothodiBt. church Then
she spoke at the hall in the evening.
All these meetings were well atetoded.
The children furuiahod a short pro
gram consisting of a part of the regu
lar work aud several songs Follow
ing this the Misses Short aud Thomp
son sang "I Cannot Drluk Tonight
Mrs. Unruh's lecture was good and
our only regret is that many more of
oar voters did not hear her.
The L T L held a recualar uieeri
on rruuy afternoon, April 34th The
DMt meeting of the
W C T U is Frl-
day, May 1 There Is much that the
women and children may do if they
are willing to work.
SenttUand Thcoma Round Trip.
On the occasion of the visit of the
Battle Fleet to Seattle and Tacuma
round trip continuous passage tickets
will h mi .1 fm.,. ilr.,,1. d..
. - j uioee
cities as follows :
Seattle and retui
turn May Slst and Sad
rate 119. 44
Tacouia and return May Soth and 8th
Kiual return limit 14 days from date
Kor further information apply to
;R. K. MONTGOMERY, -M-3'
UMMER clothes ought to be light, thin,, cool; nonef
of us like
why they should
Conrrlirht 19(18 br
Hart btluUncr & Marx
i n UK if'." iy'-. j w I.
ha- X ! 'w i:
Cn t -4at V. T1 . NJt ' I U 1
All of the other good things to Underwear, Shirts, i
Hats, Gloves, Jerseys, . Hosery, Ties, latest thing in j
Collars, Fancy Vests, etc.
GEO, S. CALHOUN CO
OUTFITTERS TO BOY AND MAN I
JOSEPHINE WILL BE
IN THE DRY LINE
Sentiment In Fevvor of Suppres
sing the Saloon Is Steadily
It is now bnt one short month nntll
the election when the question of
Local Option for Josephine county
will come before the voters and a
glauce at the situation may 'help to
give light to some. The reports from
Jacksou omnty to the south and
Douglas county to the north give the.
strongest kiud of assurance that both
these counties will go drv. It lhas
been freely predicted in Grants Pass
aud throughout the country precincts
tliat Josephine county will be another'
liuk in the white zone which will in
the very near future traveise the state
of Oregou from north to south. Has
it ever occurr-d to you, good citizen,
what Wii'.ld Ls the condition of
Grants Pass, if Douitlas aud Jacksou
couutiei went dry aud Josephiue did
not? What do you think would be the
haveu of refuge for the ondedrable
haugerxon of the saloon, if our beauti
ful city and county xhould be blinded
to the dire n-sults tliat would iolluw?
Let it not be forgottvu that our pres
ent saloon evils would be increased
several limes, aud let us by our votes
protect our city and homes from the
work of the destroyer. We already
have some bright and sbluing exam
ples of the good that results from
the removal of the saloon, aud Mayor
Matlock of Eugene can give lacts aud
figures that ought to couviuce any
fair minded uiau.
If you have the opportunity get in
to conversation with .some of Ash
land's progressive citizens and see
what they tliiuk about the bouetfis
they have obtained. Ihey
slow to use in their advrelisinir cam
paigu the words "Nn saloons, "and
they know the effect these words
have on people who have .families to
raise. We have all the advantiri
. . m'.i.iuu n aivinLirt-
tiers, and how greatly they would be
euhanced if we tould say "Brina vour
sons aud daughters here, for we have
uo saloons." We hear so much about
the failure of prohibition to prohibit
but is it not strange that the liquor
fort es always fight prohibition to the
I rnsi ciionr just look at thit clipping
(from a recent number of 'Tueln
i terior" published in Ohicauo:
"Prohibilin is a failure."
This is answered in a breath by
mentioning the spread of prohibi
tion territory to contiguous ground.
Are the people in an adjoining town
or county oi s'ate not able to ask
their neighbors how the thing works
oot? Have they not an object less"ou
at their very doors? And dothey
never go visiting? It is not reasonable
to suppose that men will sacrifloe
to wear clothes in
they're light, thin,
not be all-wool, correct in style and per.
fectly tailored. Thin clothes ought
not to hang like a rag inside of a
few weeks after you begin wearing
them. We'll show you
Hart Scliaffner & Marx
clothes, made to wear, not merely
to look at or talk about; they're
-the best clothes
Every good style, in all the
new shades and patterns and weaves; j
the swellest lot of good clothes in
this neighborhood. " i
time, money, position, and even life,
for something which has failed before
their very eyes. Yet the movement
has always spread from certain oen
ters, just as fire spreads on the
prairies. Oklahoma next Ksnras;
Georgia next Tennessee; Alabama
next Georgia; Mississippi nsxt Ala
bama, and so on.
And the same is holding true in
Oregon aud the spread ii from the dry
oounties to those that are nearest.
Have yon ever thought of all woik
of education which has been carried
on for years, and how ihe W. C. T.U.
has labored early aud late to have the
children in our schools given correct
knowledge about the evil effects of
the drink habit! If yon have children
in our public schools ask them what
effect alcohol, has upon the human
system and perhaps your education
may be made a little more complete.
The seed has been sown for years and
now the fruit is beginning to ripen
rapidly. ' Let as see to it that Jsoe
phine oouuty does not suffer from a
One of the significant things about
the locil campaign is the number of
I drinking men who do not hesitate to
say that they will vote "dry." Surely
if auyoue can be considered a jucge, it
is the man who has had experience,
ami many a man has found the exper
ience ouly a lasting blight on himself
and his family. If you have a good
memory it will not tuke you long to
count np ou the fingers of your two
hands that number of families who
hae suffered untold misery and sor
row from the work of the Grants Pass
If ever there was a time that every
voter in Joiephine county should do
his whole duty, that time is the first
of next June, aud the responsibility
rest on the individual. It ii easy to
say this one or that one ought to vote
t I ... 1 . . - .
tur inea OUCIOU. Dot whv n..t
Let the thought of the following veres
no wun you during the coming week:
Why don't they keep the streets a little
You ask with deep annoyance.
, Why don't they keep the parks a little
turn you ever
StOD to think th.t
mey" mean you?)
How long will they permit this graft
Why don't they see that courts
clean and trne?
Why will they wink at crooked public
I Did yoa ever stop to think that
"they" means yon?)
Why don't they stop this miserable
iij, child labor?
And wake the a P. C. A. np a few?
tWhile thus yoa gently knock your un
; Did yon ever stop to rthink that
"they" means yon?)
DeWitt's Little Early Risers, the
famous little liver pills. Sold by
Mod! Drug Store. 4.J xst
hot weather. But!
cool is .no reason
you ever saw.
MEDFORD TRIBUNE SAYS
MARGARET ILES IS CO-
Tribune of April
"The Margaret lies company ita
opera house last night appeared is I
beautiful comedy, "Hearts of it
Blue Ridge." The troupe lain'
balanced one and gives a very inw
and satisfactory performance. Iti
be said, very much to their' at
that they do. not over act their fti
The play is founded 0 poo one oil
well know feuds of the mountain ii
triuts of the sooth. The action iivj
within the limits of probabilir'
Miss lies gave a very sweet c
modest interpretation of the clurjci '
of Missie Carter. She has an eipm
ive face that shows with telling e&t
the varied moods and emotions of k
part, whihi her voice is musicals
well modulated. Mr. Wallace HcJ
did the part of Sam Carter in i
effective manner... Mr. Howe is p
actor and we mav look for irnnd this
from him in the repertoir of the i
Mr. Herbert Cramer looked and r l
the part of Bob Reynolds very ml
to our idea of the rustic hfro. Het
a good lookiug young man, a f;
figure, and free from that affectaiii
wliioh often mars the performance f
the juvenile. E. H. Meade g'M
good impersonation of the char,
that really exists in the mountain i
Tennessee and the Carolinas.
Anna Raymond and Joe Thornf
did the rroverbial negro tervaot ?,
well indeed. In fact, there wa
fault to be found with any of V
cast." The company will play in the op
House May 4th, 6th, and 6th. G(
entertainment -may be expected.
Lawn weeders jnst the thing to p
tnst plantcn roots land all out
your lawn, at Hair-Riadle's,
On the following occasions tiit''
will be sold on the certificate pltf'..
Grants Pass for one and cue-thirl 1
tare for the ronnd trip: f
Grand Encampment, ' Rebekah A
seinbly and Grand Lodge I. O. 0. 1
at Salem May 19tb to May 21st. I
Grand Lodge A. F. and A. M-,
Graud Chapter R A Masons of Orer
Portland. Jnoe 8th to Jnne 13th.
Fleet Celebration at San Francis
straight round trip tickets sold MjH
and May 4, only for $18.10 good to
turn within 29 days from date of
No stopovers given on above tick'9
For the conventions tickets may t.
purchased three days prior!to or on ,
ODeninir Haw nJ ... A . retQ
O V I
ny time within two days after m4
Ings close. For further informsti
call at the depot.
R. K.' MONTGOMERY,