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ROGUE RIVER COURIER. GRANTS PASS. OREGON DECEMBER 11. 1W
The advent of Christmas means
as a rule the overworking of
the entire household, particu
larly the wile. Wbjr not
lessen your worries, roubles'
etc., by taking advantage of
the many prepared necessities
we have in the way of Mince
Meat, Seeded Kaisins and
Currants Spices, etc. They
are as perfect and delicious as
it is possible to find and they
really cost no more in the end.
A complete stock of every
thing you could wish for in
this line here.
ABE REUF JURY
SAYS HE IS GUILTY
At 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon
the Jury tn the Reut bribery case re
turned a verdict of guilty. Rtuf's
trials have consumed 104 days.
Fuller Brothers have received a
hlpment of flue Shoal water bay oys
ters, the like of which has never be
fore been brought here. We know
what we are talking about for Mr.
Fuller presented us with a sample
Garland Stoves and Ranges, none
better, always satisfactory, at Cra
H.E.Gale, the Merlin fruit grower,
has been spending several days in
the city this week He tnteends ad
ding considerably to the area de
voted to tokay grapes, apples and
pears In Josephine county.
Useful holiday gifts in scissors
and cutlery at Cramer Bros.
Volney Dixon of Medford, tha
Tage fence man, was In Grants Pass
this week looking up the fence bus
ness. There'll lie Something Doing In
Merlin Very Soon.
Stransky Steel Ware, the ware
that wears, sold only by Cramer
DID YOU EVER WONDER WHY
Tour dearest enemy is blessed by a
flash of Illumination that enables ber
to call on the day that you are up to
your eyes in work and both you and
your house present the moat unat
tractive appearance possible?
When you have your bouse spick
and span and lots of good things for
dinner you never, never, never are
blessed with unexpected company?
Your balr will never curl or eveu
stay in place when you are to do a
stunt at the club or sing a solo in
church or otherwise be the center of
j Your shoe comes untied and some
gallant gentleman of your acquaint
ance dumps down on bis Immaculate
knees to tie the shabby thing topped
, by faded hosiery V
Your children present a bnlf starved
appearance when you have formal
company to dinner and the same chil
dren eat with both hands and their
! month on such occasions as If never
' before did they see so much food?
You huslmnd will stop In the midst
of serving at table and carefully scru
tinize some nrtlrle of table furniture
and ask "Where did we get that?" if
there Is company present?
The furnace absolutely refuses to
work on cold days, as If all ftirnnces
were out on strike, but on a mild and
alubrlmis day will fall to work with
a will and fairly make the house slz
ale with Its efforts?
The grocer never delivers your or
der on those days when It Is abso
lutely necessary to have them In the
morning unMl 4 In the afternoon and
then chrfully assures you that they
started Immediately upon your order?
Your next door neighbor who Is con
tinually borrowing of you Is always
out of stock when you find It conven
ient to borrow of ber?
How to Roast a Duck.
For a small Thanksgiving dinner '
ducklings may be substituted, for a
turkey. Select those whee bills and
legs are smooth and yel'w. For easy
plucking put the dorks tn a wash
trailer in which there is boiling water.
Place them on a i-oupie of blocks of
wood which have been put in the
boiler for tl;At purpose. It them
steam for a' few minutes, when their
feather ran be plucked as easily as
thoeo. of a chicken.
Draw and sins tee docks, wipe
them Inside and out with a damp
cloth, nib well with pepper and salt
and fill them with the following dress
ing: Two cupfule of bread crumbs, a
minced onion that has been fried In
butter, a tablespoonfnl of butter and
half a cupful of thick stewed toma
toes. Haute every few minutes and
bake a rich brown. Serve with gib
let sauce colored with tomato Juice.
PRICE OF TIMBER
LANDS IS RAISED
Xo Longer Be Purchased
Mialmum Price of $2.60
GOOD FOR FIVE POINTS
Thlt Coupon is Void if Not Voted by December IS
Courier's Golden Eagle Contest
The United States land offices in
Oregon and other states where there
Is timber land belonging to the gov
ernment have received Instructions
which have caused consternation
among those who deal in timber
lands, as well as those persons who
are contemplating filing timber en
tries. The Instructions were dated
December 1st, and are to the effect
that In the future unreserved public
timber lands entered under the tim
ber and stone act must be paid for at
Its appraised value, and will no
longer be sold for the flat rate of
$2.60 per acre. Secretary Garfield
promulgated a resolution to that
effect, basing it upon the language of
the law, which says that timber land
must be sold "for minimum price of
$2.50 per acre." Garfield holds that
If $2.50 Is the minimum price, a
greater amount can legally be
charged for valuable timber lands.
Under the new regulations a per
son desiring to make a timber entry
must file his application, accompany
ing it by an affidavit stating that he
has been personally upon the land
and must submit his own stimate as
to the amount of timber and its
value and the value of the land when
cleared. These filings will give him
a preference right to the land.
Within nine months the govern-t
nient will undertake to make its own
appraisal, and when this is done, the
applicant can have the land at the
government price, but hls(' "J.ece
right will be forfeltr f he falls to
make paymer.t.;iihin 30 days after
the Interior Department completes
't- appraisal. Whenever the govern
ment fails to complete appraisals
within nine months, the applicant
can secure the land by making pay
ment at his own apralsed valuation.
Where the government's appraisal is
considered too high the land can be
reappraised at the expense of the ap
plicant. In no Instance will timber land be
sold for less than $2.50 per acre.
No entryman can cut timber during
the time appraisal Is being made,
nor before he receives a patent from
Last winter Secretary Garfield en
deavored to pursuade congress to
amend the timber and stone act so
as to provide for the disposal of ttm
When congress failed to act It was
announced that the secretary would
do by regulation what congress had
failed to do by legislation. This
order Is the carrying out of that
threat. Garfield's order Is not re
troactive. It does not affect any
entry heretofore made.
Christmas Presents at
Jewelry Store on Front Street, Oppo. Depot
20-year Gold Filled
Boss "O" Size Watch
The best 7-jewcl Ladies
Watch that you cannot
buy at the Chicago Depart
ment houses for less than
No better Christ mas
present for a lady.
Remember the PIae
Two cylinder four cycle; cheapest
to buy cheapest to run. Just the
thing for Irrigation, also pumps
12,000 gallons per hour See Cahlll,
West C St., foot of reservoir hill
CASE Cr A DCC
Ho Should Ce Tri-itcd to
Him In Good Condition.
A do-'s digi'SIlm U almost Identical
with u uiiiu's. except t tin t It requires
twice us much time. Scraps from the
table will usually form a properly lial
unred ration. Let the dog foods aloue.
Give the puppy three meals a day uu
tll be is eight mouths old. Then two
meals only. Uou't let hJm have all he
will eat. says the St. 1'aul Ploueer
A house dog should huve his heavy
meai in the uioruing aud the light one
at night. Au outdoor dog needs the
heavy meal at uight to keep him warm
through the night.
If a dog Is costive stir his sluggish
liver by a dose of one-half teuspoonful
each of buckthorn aud castor oil. A
8oouful of raw black molasses will
act as a mild laxative. This is espe
cially good for puppies, for in this
they get In soluble form the salt they
require. Table salt they are slow to
Many oople overdo t lie washing of
dogs. This is a process rarely needed,
because dons do not perspire through
the skins as we do, but from the
tongue. Soap and water robs the hair
of necessary oil
The proper way to clean the hair Is
by brushing with a coarse handbrusn.
White dogs are denned by rubbing In.
then brushing out. powdered mague
Hons do not bre.nl in the balr of
docs, but tn s:i ii.ly soil. They get on
the dog. but he supers more discom
fort than pe.Pi from iheir bites
lelnr ex. els', r
kennel s n tried
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Dec. J I
You took advantage of our offerings last year, and you surely can't
help it this time. The bargains are more numerous and of greater
variety. It's the one day we forget cost and make penny change on
For 17c any 25c Article in the Store
For 37c any 50c Article in the Store
For 77c any $1.00 Article in the Store
Here's eome of the articles
WILL BUY: Silk Ties, Four-in-hands, Bows, Tecks and Windsors
Silk arm Bands, Garters, Linene and Silk Handkerchiefs, Boys' and
Men's Caps, Suspenders, Knit Gloves, Wool and Cotton Sox, Boys'
Stockings, Clothes Brushes, Leather Hat Bands, Shawl Straps, Grip
Tags, Cuffs, Rubber Collars, Towels, Artie Sox, Jewelry, etc.
WILL BUY the regular 60c Suspenders (in Christmas boxe) Silk
and Cashmere Hosiery, Heavy Wool Sox, Fine Silk Ties', Men's
and Boys' Caps, Silk and Linene Handkerchiefs, Silk Garters, Urn.
brellas, Men's and Boys' Cotton Underwear, Shirts, Wool aDd
Leather Gloves, Tie Holders, Scarf Pins, Cuff Links, Hair Brushes
Pocket Books, etc. '
WE WILL SELL all $1.00 articles, such as Silk Saspenders, Silk
Handkerchiefs and Mufflers, Caff Links and all other Jewelry
Caps, Hats, Dress and Work Gloves, Umbrellas, Shirts (white and
fancy stiff and soft boa ms), Cotton Blankets, Wool Underwear,
Bib Overalls; in fact, anything selling regular at these prices.
Space does not permit of our giving a complete list. We would rath
er you would make your Suit purchase on some other day; still, if
you must have it on this date, we will give you a good bargain" and
the best attention possible.
A Pretty Christmas Post Card will be given with each purchase
Geo. S. Calhoun Co.
Outfitters to Boy and Man
Store open Evenings until after Holidays, Commencing Tues., Dec. 15
Union grange at Plymouth. N. n.,
held Its first fair early In October. It
was a great success, and It took rank
with the largest fairs In the state out
side the state fair and excelled them
in the department of working oxen nnd
In the exhibit of Held corn. The show
ring of no other fair In New England
contained so many Peror. tattle as
was shown at this fair.
Protect Your Orchards From Frosts
By tlie Orchard Heating Device of the Frost Prevention Co. of
Fre.-no, Cal. For Sale by
CH). II. PARKER, (irants Pass, Ore.
is the time to
ON THAT RABBITPROOF FENCE
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Twenty-seven inches to first wi.lo spatv. The same quality of all Page Fence
carbon coiled .r:ii' Suvl. Sunds a strain of over 18,000 pounds.
Standard 'fW Sfei
Ranch p' '$f
Page fence is guaranteed to be exactly as represented
An experienced man and tools are furnished to assist in the erection of all Pare Fence, without extra ca
w I ct fence over any ground without cutting or lapping bagging or sagging.
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