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ROGUB RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS, OREGON JULY 17, 1908.
Count, weigh and mearurt everylkinf you
Any Amerienn Grocer.
Fruit canning season is
now on. We have the now
celebrated Easy Vac am Jar.
Nothing better on the mar
ket. We have them in pints
quarts and half gal. Fluted
Fluted jelly glasses (rounded
rim) 45c dozen. Farafine
and all kinds of jar rubbers.
A. New Course.
Daughter "Yes, I have graduated,
bat now I mus inform myself in
psychology, philology, bibli
Practical Mother "Stop right
where yon are. I haTe arranged for
you a thorough ooune in roastology,
boilogy, ttitchology, darnology and
general domeatio hustleology. Now
get on yonr working clothes. '
For luncli goods we have
everything to fill an empty
head or a tired stomach.
Sliced Beef in bulk or in
Minced Ham we slice in
Oregon Fall Cream Cheese.
Large Queen Olives.
Finest Italian Olive Oil.
jWDovos anksGcodTaiF A tmwamU$
II Cjm San bora's 1
II A hoattas b scrrea this tta twfias m
11 Bothinf but compUmcots oo lu fngraaca m
11 and ulicmcy. lb sealed packane pre. ft
"A serve the aroma and perl dm of the moat
carefully Mlccud teas packed sad
Columbia River Red Sal
mon. Lunch Mackerel, Sardines,
Snider's Pork and Beans,
(very good) 12Jc, 20c and 25c.
Roned Chicken, Deviled
Ham, Lunch Tongue.
Comb Hony and White
Rose Strained Honey in bulk.
Evaporated Peaches, Apri
cots and Pears now cheaper.
For Fine Teas and Coffees.
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fr PERSONAL ITEMS.
Eugene Smith was iu from Winter
W. O. McAdams of Crescent City
wa in town iuesday.
K. E. Doan, manager of the Pacifio
Coal Co of Medford, was in Grants
Pass lan Friday.
C. F. Dyer, W. A. Ackley and F.
Root of Jinrth Bend were in Grants
fans last Tuedsay.
Mrs. Winifred Fyfield Clark of
uienoaie i visiting nome roiks in
mis cuy mis week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Klein went to
Ashland Wednesday morning to speud
a lew aays at the Chautauqua.
W. B. Sherman left Tnesday even
ing for Portland on a brief business
errand, returning home yesterday.
Mifses Oro Willsnn and Bessie Mo
Colm spent Saturdav and Sunday in
Ashland, visiting triends and taking
Secretary F. M. DuBois of the
Ashlnnd Commercal clnb was in
Grants Pbss on a brief business errand
Dr. Reddv of Medford stopped off
here Monday morning between trains
en roote home from a bosinees trip to
Thomas Darland of Sooth Dakota
arrived here last Saturday and lias
been looking abont the country with a
view to location.
John Mock 'and Ira Binns left.
Wedensday morning for a two weeks
camping trip at Steamboat and
Fred Smith, foreman of the Courier
office, went down to Merlin Sunday
morning and spent the afternoon with
bis sister, Mrs. Fry.
Geo. Kiddle went to Ashland San-
day to camp outfor a couple of days
witn nts family who are attending the
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Mount of
Lathan, Kan., arrived here Friday
to spend two weeks with their neice,
Mrs. A. J. Hollingsnorth.
Frank Johnson of the Lay ton Hotel
retnrned home Sanday from Happy
Camp, Cal., where he 'had been look
ing aiter his mining interests.
District Attorney B. F. Malkey ar
rived in the city Sunday to be in
readiness for the July term of the
circuit court which convened Monday.
Carroll Cornell, son of Mr. and
Mrs. A. B. Cornell, went to Galice
Monday morning to speud the balanoe
of the school vacation with the family
of J. C. Mattison.
Assistant General Passenger agent
John M. Scott and Traveling Passen
ger agent J. W. Jenkins of the South
ern Pacifio were in the city Wednes
day. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Griflin of
Marshaltown. Iowa, arrived in the
city Wednesday morning to spend the
summer here with H. C. Dixon and
family. Mrs. Griffin and Mrs. Dixon
Herman Horning shipped his two
tame deer Monday morning to Eaton
Bros., at Ranchester, Wyo. They
were a doe and fawn and attracted
MomhlA infcAreat. while on IhA
platform at the depot.
Ralph Davis, who is running the
engine at Williams Bros . mill at
Ulendale, came up last Saturday arter
some repairs for tne engiue. The mill
is now shut down but will resume
work next week.
August Goettscbe and wife. Ray
Wright and wife and Miss Frances
Johnson left Monday morning for
West Fork to camp oot for a a week.
They were joined by Mr. and Mrs.
Speaker of Glendale, Fred Raymond
of Rosehurg and Mr. Wright of West
fork. County Judge Jewell weut up to
Ashland Monday morning to hear the
noted John Sharp Wlilistn lecture
before the Chaotauqua. Mr. Williams
voa tr huvn annlren Satnrdav eve nilitf
hut his train was delayed so that be
con Id not reach Ashland at the ap
pointed time, hence the change of his
date to Monday evening.
Dr. Edward White, the dentist of
Eneene. formerlv a resident of
fjronta Pbjm. With a DBrtV of fOUT
other gentlemen came in from that
place on the train saturaay morning.
Dr. White purchased Dr. Walker's
wintnn tnnrlnff car while here and ha
and his associates returned to Eugens
In tne automooue
Pl.il Engineer F. E. Hobson went
down to Ualice Wednesday to iook over
noma mining property ana to secure
samples of ore for assavlng. Mr
Unjnn wVin I hv the vit. an ex
perienced mining engineer, has more
fh.n nrriinar faith In thfl GalioS dis
trict and predicts that, eventually it
will make a splendid camp.
r. V Hilman tr aaI lf-n t rt llm Gil
man Bed Rotk Mining Co. returned
UnnHav ovnlnir frfim Sacramento.
(.al., where he naa gone 10 inspect ine
new mining marnme wnicn was mnu
tnr rha mininnv at RarTamento. He
also superintended the loading of the
machine which is now in iranxn ana
la c-rnju-fttH hpn) Aflv dftV. I I11TIIH
diately after Its srrival it will be set
on and p aced in the hosop Kiver ior
its initial Betting, just below Galice
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Donnell of
Portland stopped off here last Satur
day for a few days visit with their son,
Postmaster Donnell, en route from
Lcs Angelee where they had been
spending some months. They left
for Portland Monday night Mr.
Donnell Sr. was for a number of vears
in the reclamation service of the
federal government and had charge of
a project in Utah. He was also with
the Southern Pacifio toad in the en
gineering department for 3fi years.
During their stay Pootniaster Donnell
took his rarents out for a 4U mile auto
mobile ride through the mountains.
I E: D. Townsend was in from Plaoer
A. J. Robinson of Wimer was in
the city Wednesday.
Councilman Cobnrn went to Gold
Hill Tnetday morning.
Miss Etheline Baitlett is enjoying
the Chautauqua at Athlacd this week.
Chas. Day of Portland has been
visiting relatives in the city the past
Many Grants Passites are in attend
ance at the Ashland Chautanqna this
" Miss Cora Shattnck returned home
bteu visiting frieuds.
where she had
Mrs. l laude Grimes of Rosebnrg is
visiting with her sister, Mrs. Katerb
ine Gray of this city.
C D. Welter and son of Selma, whoi
operates saw mill in that section.
were in the city Tuesday. j
Edward VanDyke, one of the pro-i
miuent merchants of Medford, was in :
the city Monday on business.
W. E. Dean and son Ralph left
Tuesday for Glendale where they
will camp for several days.
Jose X. Nelson returned Thursday
from a H weeks trip covering princi
pally Washington and Idaho poiuts.
Geo. W. Dunn, ez-connty jadge of
Jackson oonnty, was in Grants Pass
Thursday aud took a trip to Kerby
Prof. Hist, who came here recently
from Wenache, Wash., went to Ash
land 'ast week to spend a few days at !
Among thoe of this city in as-
tendanoe at the Ashland Chautauqua
this week are Mrs. Jos. Moss and
Ernest Lister and family left Mon
day for Crescent City on a month's
ramping expedition during which
truest will Ilirt witn tne restive
Elmer Shank, the real estate man,
accompanied hv Willie Soo villa and
wife, went to lingo iat Saturday io
look over the cherry orop in that
J. W. Moore of the Model Drug
store returned bome Monday iroui a
brief vacation, during vtbich be
visited relatives and friends in Port
land and the Willamette valley.
H. L. Heninger and nleoe, Mrs.
Claude Chenoweth. retnrned home
Sunday from Redding O.L . where
hey had .been called ny we ue.n o.
Prof Turner, snperintedent of the
Grants Pais schools, went to Ashland
Monday to bear the famous John
Sharp Willinms, one of the strong
features of the Chautauqua.
J. A. Rawley and wife of Rawhide,
Nevada, arrived in Grants Pass the
latter part of last week and are look
ing about the conniry wun a view w
buying a farm or fruit ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Kinney.
daughter, Marjorie and son Panl and
Mrs. 14. r. uooge went io Asiuan?
Mondav in thoir automobile to. spend
a few days at the Chautaaqna.
R. F. Wendover, secretary of ths
Gilman Bed Rock Mining Co , who
recently came here from Sacramento,
Cal., has purchased a residence at
the corner of Second and u streets.
P. A. DeFries. one of the practical
miners of the Merlin district was in
the county seat between trains last
Saturday afternoon attending tbe
business matters. He brought down
some ore samples taken from some of
his recent prospects, to be assayed.
Mrs. A. J. Strobecker and daughter
Ursel, who lave been visiting
friends here for tbe past few weeks,
left Tuesday for Wolf Creek to visit
Mrs. Ben Kogers, alter wnicn tney
will return to their home at Garfield,
Bert Ayers of Sacramento, Cal.,
came np to Grants Pass last Sunday
and will make bis permanent home in
this c;ty. Mr. Ayers is one .of the
s'ockbolers of the Gilman Bed
Rock Mining Co. and will assist in
the work of operating the machine as
soon as it arrives from Sacramento.
W. C. Kevser of Redfield, S. D.
arrived in the city last Saturday for a
visit with the people who have re
cently come here from Redfield and
located. Mr. iveyser nss extensive
land interests around Redfield, but
expects to buy property here before
Bittle Wells, staff writer on the Ban
set Msgazine, passed through the city
Tuetdav evenim? and informed Secre
tary Andrews of the commercial club
that the Sonset people, who printed
the Grants Pafs booklet were having
50 copies of the. pamphlet bound in
leather to be used on tbe observation
cart of the Southern Pacifio during
Mrs. Maude Wertz of Morris, III.,
who is spending a month's vacation
in Orgeon and Washington, arrived in
the city last Ponday for a few days'
visit with her cousin, C. Clinton
Page, editor of the Courier. From
here she goes to Everett, Spokane and
Edmonds, Wssh., where she will spend
a conple of weks with friends. Mrs.
Wertx is identified with the Morris
III. Daily and Wekly Herald.
t red Houck, Fred W Ilccx and r red
Blat kmsn left Monday on a fishing
and hunting expedition in Cow
Creek canyon, where they will remain
for about 10 days or two w-k. Thev
started on their expedition with all
the enthusiasm of the nimrod, while
piscatorial inclinations wi:l also be
appeased during their stay. This trio
of Freds is expected to "make good'
in the mattet of returning with the
proper amount of venison, cougar
hides and mountain trout. Bolore i
leaving, Mr. Houck left orders for a
reserve pack train to come .after
vonisnn and antlers. I
ii Ut t .for SplitLaiuboo .Fieh i
Rods at Cramer:Brc.
Chas. Tnll of Medford
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Remember Market Day at Grant
Pass tomorrow. July 18th. i
The Rogne River band gave splen- .
did concert in railroad park last Fri
A gentleman passed through the city
Tuesday in an automobile en route
from Oakland to Portland.
Aftra brief intermission for the
repair of 'one of the motors, the,
new bcx factory started up Monday. '
The new box factory was stmt down
with 801De of th eieotrie machinery.
The Rogne River band will give it
regnlar weekly open air concert n xt
Fiiday night at the city park across
Over two tnna of ln.nn . Mn.
g,iPDd out of Grants Pas. rUi!.
most of thera going to Oakland and
W. R. Rannie. with three helirs.
is jnst coinpletiiig the manufacture
?r ""'f' 9f 6-'nc ' W.'V'J? '''P
be used by the Electrlo Gold Drudging
uompany near Uold Hill.
Harry Harmeling who nntil recently
has heeu associated with his brother. S.
J.Harmeliog in the nursery business
hus been appointed assistsnt superin
tendent of parks at Spokane, Wash ,
and has already entered upou his
dctiea a such.
A J. McKinnev of the Palace hotel
went to Medford last Monday to ap
prehend a former boarder who had,
apparently. with malice afore
thought left the city without liquidat
ing a board bill of some 125. Needless
to say A. J. got bis man.
Tents, Teuts, Tents,
covers, at Cramer Bros.
R. F. Wendnver. secretary of the
Gilman Bed Rock Mining Co., reports
that within the next few weeks a cou
siderahle number of the stockholders
of the company who are now located
at Sacramento, will come to Grauts
Pass to make their homes.
Mrs. Louise Kelley of Emporia,
Kan., one of the national workers
in the ladies organisation of the
Christain chnroh spoke ltst Sunday
morning and evening in the Christiau
church at this place. She tendered
very able addresses.
W. It. Middleton and J. H. Tucker
of Frisco came down from Portland
Wednesday and went from here to the
Bay City in their auto oar. The
, " ' T' p""
j .ntmoMla a oounle of
.. ,u i. .... . k.j
weens ago, Dot tnrongl
roads left the oar at Oldiog'i garage in
this city, finishing the trip to Port
land by the Souhteru Pacifio.
Edward Clanton of this city has
jn-t been slated by the State Fisheries
department for deputy fish wardeu i f
District No. S, to succeed J. W.
Wilaon, resigned, whose reeigi ation
will take effect October 1st of the
firenent year. Mr. Clanton has been
deniified with the state department
for souie nine years and is, therefore,
admirabli qualified for the position
to waioh he aspires. He will withiu
a few weeks make a trip over th dis
trict in company with Mr. Wilson,
the outgoing deputy warden, in order
to familiarize himself with the terri
tory and its needs.
The deer season opened Wednesday,
Julv 15th, and many huutiug parties
have already gone to the hills In quest
of the long-pronged back. Despite tbe
fact that the past conple of years have
Deen particularly lavorahla an in
crease of deer in the bills by rea-on
of numerous water holes, thiok under
brush in tbe mountains, rangers re
port fewer signs of deer in the lower
altitudes than in past years. Small
game is reported unusually plentiful
The social function of the past
week whs a very pleasant r-ivption
given last Friday evening by Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur I'onklin. There were
nearly SOU in attendance and eaon, on
arrival was served with punch iu ths
dining room. A pavilion had been
arranged on the lawu where ice cream
and cake were served. The pavilion
ground and the dell, on Gilbnrt creek
were lighted witn numerous Incan
descent nnlbs Vocal selections were
rendered by Misses Nina Paddock and
Maiion Clarke, and Misses Leila Cald
well and Marjorie Kinney favored the
assembly with piano renditions. Tbe
absence of stiff formality made the
reception a mosst enjoyable event.
Messrs. Chas. M. Troutt, Stanley
Fry, J. E. Ish and G. F. Hensley of
the Gilman Bed Rock Mining Co. who
weut down the river below Galiot
Creek tbe fore part of last week In a
skiff to ascertain whether the barges
and machinery could be safely floated
down through Hell's Gate, returned
the latter part of the week and re
ported the river in good shape aud
that the barges cau make the trip in
perfect safety. '1 he Biachinery how
ever, will probably be shipped to
Merlin and hauled from there to a
point just below Galice creek, where
they will make ths first setting of
the machinery. The machine is ex
perted from Sacramento next week.
Kred Mensch accompanied by R. H.
Gilfillan, O. Phelps and Bert York,
returned Satordsy from Tiller, Douglas
county, where they finished survey
ing a fractional townnsnip on wnicn
; are a number of homesteaders who are
I anxioos to secure titles. Mr. M nscb
wjH leave the first of next week for
J Madras, Crook county, where he has
about a month's work which will
I Unlsh bis government contracts, and
! lie will then make Grants Pass his
headquarters and attend to the duties
' of county surveyor, at which be has
DON'T BUY Your wood' nntil you
have heard from Kdwards on Jones
Crek. Address U. L. Edwards, P.
O. Box No. 5'8S aud I will call and
see you. '17 iit
Hammocks, Hammocks, HammockH,
st f'ramer'Hros, '
We have the goods and the
Poles 50c set when sold with Tent
Camp Cooking Outfits,
SOME BARGAIN POINTERS
News Notes From the Business
Men to R.avdere.
Physician and Dentist.
Go to Coron for Plumbing.
J. E. Petersoa, Pioneer Insurance Man.
Fishing Taokle at Cramer Bros.
M. Clemens, Prescription Druggist.
A splendid line of Royal Charter Oak
Ranges at Coron's
Clauss Scissors, Shears and Razors.
Best made In U. 8., for sale at
Hose, Hose, Hose, Remnants 8c,
lOct. Fall lengths at 10c, 120 and
16c. Cramer Bros.
DeWitt's Carbolleea Witoh Hazel
Salve. It is especially good for piles
Sold by Model Drng Store. 4-8 IS.
Alfred Letcher, Registered Optom
etrist and Jeweler In Dixon sold stand,
Front street. Eyes tested free.
Get prices on the Alamo Gasoline
Engines and Woodsawi before buying.
rranklin, agent. Office in Kan-
Plumbing Shop, H street, be
tween 6th and 7th
J. D. Franklin has the agency for
the Alamo Gasoline EngiBva. Office
in Rannie's Plumbing shop. II.
street, between Ch and ?th. 4-24 tf
DeWitt's Kidney and Bladder Pills
are prompt and thorough and will iu
a short time strengthen Weakened
kidneys and allays troubles arising
from inflammation of the bladder.
Sold by Model Drug Store. 4-8 13t
Split Bamboo Kitdi rod direct from
Factory. The best ever. See Cramer
Massies' Galice stage now takes
passengers from Grants Pass direct to
Galice, leaving Hotel Latyon at 6 a.
m. and arriving at Oalioe at 11:80.
Returning leaves Galice at 1 p. m. ar-
Ivinghere at 7 :S0. A stop of 4Jr min
utes will be made at Merlin both ways.
SATURDAY,' JULY 18
Is the first
for Grants Pass
There is no doubt that you are
coming, and while here, don't
forget that you can get your
wants in groceries at Gibson's, I
shall have something special for
G I B S O N'S
507 FRONT STREF.T,
Rifles iv nd Shotguns
" 1 THIS
You're missing a lot of
fun by not buying a
on our easy payment
plan. Enjoy it while
you pay for it.
RowelPs Music Store
WILCOX -Wednesday. Jnly 15. 1008,
Joseph , infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
F. O. Wiloox, of whooping cough,
aged three months.
Funeral servioes were held from the
home yesterday and interment took
place at Granite Hill cemetery.
RUBLE Monday, Jnly 13, 1908, at
Salem, Ore . after an llluesa of
seven months, Schuyler Culfax
Knhle, aged 44 years, 8 months aud
The deceased was the youngeat son
of the late Rev. Ruble of Salem, aud
he and his brother W. M. Rnble were
the inveutors of the famous Robls
eldvator. He leaves wife aud four
children, a mother, four sisters and
three brothers. The children are
Edith, Loin, Clarioe and Zella of
Portland Mrs. Ruth Ruble is the
mother of the deceased aud the
brothers and sisters are: Mrs.
Florence Wolf of Fall City. Ore.,
Mrs. Columbia Maxwell, Seattle,
Mrs. Pacifio MoDulln. Portland,
Mrs. Viola Gardener, Salem, and
Messrs. Walter Ruble of Caldusao,
Idaho, Wm. Ruble, Golden Ore., aud
David Ruble of Golden, Ore.