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RIVER COURIER. PASS. OREGON, DECEMBER 4,
The Jtogue ISiver Courier
PUBLISHED EVKSY FRIDAY Br
A. E. VOORHIKS, Proprietor
Entered at the Pout Office it Grants Pass,
Oregon as second-class mail matter.
One Year, in advance,
Bingle Copies, -
Famished on application at the office, or
Obituaries and resolutions ol con
dolence will be charged for at 6c per line;
card of thanks 50c.
frTda yT decem behTOs 0 S.
shopper has the advantage over
those who send away for the reason
that goods may be carefully exam
ined before they are purchased
whereas those who send away must
first send the money and trust to
luck to reccelvtng articles that
suit. You will find the advertise
ment of the up-to-date merchants
of Grants Pass in the Courier and by
patronizing these houses satisfac
tion is assured.
SORRY TO LOSE HIM.
News from Washington intl
tiiuten that Secretary of Agriculture
James WIlHon will not remain in
Tail's cabinet, but that Glfford Pln
chot will take his place. Oregon
will regret losing Wilson as the
head of the department, as his long
and faithful service has done much
for this state as well as the entire
nation. Time was, when the public
laughed at the Idea of the agricultur
al department being of any real ser
vice to the farmers but during the
lust few years especially sentiment
has changed and by the various of
ficials of the department are mow
watched and depended upon by the
Intelligent farmer folk everywhere.
No other Industry has advanced in
the last decado as much as that of
farming, and the excellent work of
Secretary of Agriculture Wilson
has had more than a little to do
with the phenomlnal progress
made; In fact it may be truthfully
said that he nas done more tor the
nation than any other cabinet of
ficer. Ills successor, Glfford Plnchot.is a
brilliant and able man and at the
head of the forestry department has
made a record for himself, but
many have their doubts as to his
fitness for the Important and re
sponsible position of Socretary of
The Thlrd-Trans-Mlssouri Dry
Farming congress will be held in
Cheyene, Wyoming on February 23,
24 and 25 and will be a convention
Hon of international importance.
Statistics show that when the irri
gatlon water has all been impound
ed it can be placed on only one-ninth
of the available and well located
agricutural land In the United States
and so while all those sections
which can be Irrigated are hustling
to put the water on the land, there
Is nothing for the less fortunate
places to do but to study out the
most satisfactory method of farming
WILL NOT BE OVERDONE.
The dairy Industry of Oregon
has Increased from $5,000,000 per
year to 117,000,000 within flvo
years, and many dairymen are bo
moaning the thought that dairy in
dustry will soon be overdone but
the Increase Is not as rapid as the
demand from sections where th
Industry is not Increasing. We are
making tome of the flneBt cheese
In the world, yet we are letting
outside countries ship cheese to the
United States, and pot until we have
stopped all importation can we talk
of reaching the profitable limit of
our production. At the present
time the amount of cheese Imported
Into the United States Is Increasing
rapidly. During the six years from
1900 to 1906, Inclusive, the value
of Imports Increased from $1,946-
033 to $3,875,161. Italy and
Switzerland supplied the bulk of this
cheese most of the remaluder com
lug from France and Holland. The
best known of the varieties of
cheese Imported were the Pvmesuit
and Oorgonzola from Italy, the Em
men'nl imm Swl'.irrlnal the Ki
puefort. Camenbert and Brie from
France, and the Edam from Holland
The growing demand for cheese Is
not, however, confined to these well-
known varieties, much Interest be'
Ing manifested in many kinds as yet
of very little commercial I niport
am-e, but highly esteemed In the lo
calltlet where produced. Pacific
Now that the holidays are close
upon us, Christmas shopping will
soon be in ordor. Residents of
Grants Pass and vicinity will not be
compelled to send away for gifts as
our own stores are well supplied
with goods of every kind and de
scription, and In buying at home the
last seen near
Window (las at Hair-Riddle's.
LIGHT housekeeping rooms iur
rent, furnished, at 801 N 6th St.
FOR SALE 2 thoroughbred Barred
Plymouth Rock Roosters John
TIMBER claim for sale. The SE
of Sec. 18 Tp. 35 S, R 4 W, sit
uated In Jackson county, 15 miles
from Grants Pass. For lnforma
tlon address Marie E. Hall, State
Normal. Chico. Cal. 12-4-5t
THE Oregon Fire Relief (McMlnville
Mutual) Association and the
Queen City" '(Standard Co.) are
banner companies none better.
Have reduced their rates try
them. H. B. Hendricks, Agt.,
6th Street.offlce ground floor op
posite P. O., Grants Pass, Oregon,
Phone 1093. 12- tf
HOUSEHOLD goods for sale cheap.
North Fifth St. 12-4-lt
The young folks sollcitatlng sub'
scriptions for the Courier are find
ing the work very pleasant, as near
ly every person they call on either
renew their subscription or, if
they do not already receive the pa
per, sign up for the coming year.
The contest we have on enables us
to help the young folks and at the
same time add many new names to
our lUt, and at the present time it
looks as though the Courier would
be a -egulur cal'er at every horn-) i:i
tho city and county during the com
iu.li day of November
Uiirk Twain was 73 years of age.
; i he was never able to reach
the height of hli) ambition and
become president of the United
states, he has succeeded in making
himself famous and his wit and
humor have brightened the dark
moments of many a life. Tho
American people will wish htm
many more anniversaries.
WHITE Leghorn cockerels, prize
stock of Berkshire pigs for sale
Inquire of G. A. Hamilton, Grants
PaHg. Phone 811. 12-4 3t
FOR SALE Good top phaeton bug
gy. Address P O. Box 52,Grants
years old Jersey Bulls,
September, brand, plain H on left
hip Rewsrd gmn for information
leading to tbetr recovery, nyuru
Close, Wilderville. tflioue 887
Fountain Pens at Rowella.
An up-to-date line of ladles shoes
at Gardner & Co's.
Pyrography Wood and supplies at
Rowell's new store.
Rogers 1847 Vintage Silverware
at Cramer Bros.
Six Cups of Chocolate opera
house Dec 18; 25c 35c.
Fancy and plain crocheting taugni.
Articles made to order. Mrs. Fisher
Box 43, Grants Pass.
All trimmed hats at 25- per cent
discount at Mrs. Waughtal's.
' Wagons, plows and all farming
plements see the Jewell Hdwe Co.
Fancy Stationery, 15c to $5 a box
For the be-t harness in Southern
Oregon see the Jewell Hardware Co.
For Elastic book cases see O'Neill;
they grow with the books.
The head of the Oregon Agricul
tural College has been looking up
the girl graduates of that institu
tion and finds that not a single one
of them has secured a divorce. As
there have been a lot of graduates,
there must have been a good many
for SALE Gasoline engine, Work
harness, plow, cultivators, spring
wagon, carpenters toots, rso. do
Stasley plane, log chain, small
heating stove, bed steads and
springs, Borne rhairs and other
household articles. W. C. Dodge,
8'1 N 10th St. 11-27-tf
DO YOU EAT?
We sell groceries that are fresh and the
best to be had. All our goods are guar
anteed to comply with the pure food
law, and to suit the housewife as well.
For The Holidays
We have made a special effort to get
a full supply of all delicacies as well as
a complete line of staples. A trial or
der will convince you that the place to
SOUTHERN OREGON SUPPLY COMPANY
Outfitters for Outer and Inner M.n.
Frank H. Hitchcock, who so ably
managed the Taft ' campaign has
been selected for the office of Post
master General in tho new Taft cab!
net. Hitchcock knows all about
the postofflce business as well as he
knows politics, as he has served as
First Assistant and Acting Postmas
ter General for several years. The
appointment Is favorably received
by the people.
Despite the gibes of some of the
Oregon papers, Senator Jonathan
Bourne seems to be able to bold his
own and continues to hobnob with
Taft and other prominent states'
men. President elect Taft was I
guest of Bourne's at a dinner the
other evening at Hot Springs.
The city editors of the Roseburg
papers are having a lovely time
these days. The Review styles the
News man an ignoramus, and the
latter retaliates by calling the Re
view man a Jackass. Wonder if
either of luem are mistaken.
By the number of subscribers that
are coming to the Courier it would
indicate that the population of this
country Is Increasing at a rapid rate.
We are proud of our big circulation
Governor Cummlngs of Iowa
was elected to the United States
Senate a few days ago and thus end
eth another chapter of Iowa poll
Mrs. M. P. Anderson is closing out
her entire winter stork at greatly
reduced prices, many things below
cost. Entrance, stairs back of the
First National Bank. lJ-4-lt
for men who toil
Copper Riveted Overalls
lltt kind that "WEARS"
I I cut iuf,
"""Wp maOc ol
Physician and Dentist
Go to Oorun for Plumbing.
J. E. Peterson, Pioneer Insurance Man
M. Clemens. Prescription Drnitirtet.
A splendid line ot Royal Charter Oak
Ran net atCoron't
There is talk of establishing
canning factory at Medford
Alfred Letcher, Registered Optoin
trtst and Jeweler In Dlxoo sold stand,
Front street. Kyes tested free.
For Elastic book cases sec O'Neill
they grow with the books.
Pianos, organs and all musical In
strumenls. Highest grade at low
ets prices at Rowell's.
! Special sale of extra wide, all silk
ribbons this week. 90 cent ribbons go
a tI 3 cents at Gardener & Co. 11-13 tf
"I have only taken four doses of De
Witts Kidney ami Bladder Pills and
they have rioue fur me more than any
other medicine lias ever doue. Sold
bv Model Drug Store.
The Jewell Hardware Co. sells the
famous Studebaker vehicle i.
Kodaks make acceptable presents
I $1 to $100, at Rowell's.
FOR SALE Senator Donlap Straw
berry plauts, $5 per tbooeand, ,0
cents per hundred. J. U. Calhoan. ;
4-ROOM Bungalow and one acre
ground, young family orchard,
well, windmill and large tank giv
ing water for domestic and irriga
tion purposes. Desirable locatlou.
The above property, including all
household Goods, for $1,300,
half cash, balance to suit. E.W.
Smalley, 725 N 10th St., City.
DESIGNS, Cat flowers, potted plants,
bo lbs. Medford Ureenhoose, pnone
008. 11 -tf
VOU RAT.E Almost nsw Btodebaker
Top boggy and single harness, a nait
price. Address Box 336 11-6 tf
WANTED 10 rigging sllogers. $A0
per month; 10 lumber pilsrs, fa 60
per day ; two lumber graders, $75
per month ; high wheel teamsters,
r5 per month Box factory men fi.
W. II. West & Co., Medford Ore.
PIANO Pnpils wanted 20 years ex
perience in teaching. Adir's twr.
b V D - I XT A, I. U .. . v , ...
rustier tf, vbii u- .v.
FOR RENT Everltt Gallery on H.
St., east of Layton hotel. Suitable
for gallery or dwelling. Inquire
of R. K. Hackett at First National
FOR RENT or sale 5-loom oottage,
good abed and small barn. Inquire
of Mrs. N. P. Dodge. 11-18 tf
FOR RENT 15 or 20 acres ot river
bottom laud. Inquire at place, four
miles down the river road or address
A. H. Bronion, RFD No. 2. 11-13 tf
WILL rent too a good fsrm, seven
miles of city. Bsst terms given.
Write Box 2ft, or see me, residence
corner Oak and Park streets. J. M.
LOST 6-in. Gurley compass on the
Merlin road. Finder leave at this
office and receive $5 reward.
LOST ladies' neck fur between tbe
pest office and the Western Hotel or
tbe hotel and L. B. Hall's irsuience
on Fourth street. Finder leave at
office ol OilleOf Riggi Land Com
LOST Saturday a gold anchor brooch
with raised letters U S N in front;
$1.60 reward if returned to Hazel
Always uniform our
best product sold in 1 lb.,
2 lb., 2 lb. and 5.1b. cans.
Your grocer will grind it
better if ground at home not
too fine. ,
There is nothing in the list of Xmas
gifts which is a more lasting, everyday
reminder of the giver than a piece
of Jewelry. It is also desirable from
an economical standpoint, as it does
not have to be expensive to be good
if purchased from Bert Barnes.
Come and see for yourself. My stock
was never better.
MONEY to loan on real estate. Mort
gages bought and sold. Marcus
W. Robblns, lawyer. ll-27-4t
tatsaion furniture made to order.
I AM soliciting subscriptions for
"TiiB Ladies Home Joarual and Tbe
"Saturday Evenuig Post." Any
one desiring either ef tliem for in
dividual or for a Christmas present
to some friend, will confer a great
favor by sending throogh me, and
if he or she will let me know
through phone 5S or in any other
way, I will call crseud for the price
of subscription. Mrs. J. B. Paddock,
North Second stieet. 10-80 tf
K. A. HERCE-Registered Angoras,
Flock headed bv one of the famous
bucks of tbe "'king Arthur" also'
other bucks of difiereut strains of
breeding. Does of the noted strains. 1
Bucks for sale. Merlin, Ore. 8-27 tf '
To Begin Saturday,
$1.00 Blankets at this sale $ .78
1.50 " 1.00
2.50 u " 2.00
2.50 Comforts " 2.00
1.75 " u 1.45
3.00 Ladies fine shoes sizes
2 to 4 at - 1.76
3.50 and $4 Ladies fine
shoes sizes 2 to 4 at -1.99
Sale will Continue Until the
above Goods are Sold
Only a few boys suits left, at your own price,
to close them out.
Come in and get a suit made to order by M.
Born & Co. We guarantee a good fit.
We have just received a new line of Ladies
fine shoes. Ladies and Mens slippers and
Ladies please remember we are sole agents
for Thomsons Glove Fitting Corsets.
W. J. Gardner Co.