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ROGUE RIVER COURIER, GRANTS PASS, OREGON DECEMBER 18, 1908.
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Holiday and Other Rates.
Christmas to all points one and
one-third fare for the round trip,
except to California points where one
way fare Is 10 or over. Sale dates
Dec. 23, 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1st,
limited to Jan. 4th to return, no stop
Third annual convention Retail
Grocers' and Merchants' Association,
Tortland, January 6th and 7th.
Retail Hardware and Implement
Dealers' Association, Portland, Jan
Retail Harness and Saddlery Mfg.
Association, Seattle, January 11th
and 13 th.
Quartz blanks at the Courier
Grants Pass, Oregon
Some of the Service that a Bank
Renders the Public
The xafont and nimplext
way of keeptiiK your
money in by dpiioHitiiii;
it in a Reliable Dank.
Tbia liank received De
posits nubjert lo Uieck,
or on demand Certilii ates
of deposit or on time
Certilicate of Deposit.
On time depoxitH we pay
4 PER CENT INTEREST
The bent and cheapeHt
way to trannfer money
in by Hank 1 1 raft. Wa
ell IlraltN payable in all
iarln of tbe country.
One of tbe niont impor
tant functions of tbe
llnnk. We endeavor to
supply all reasonable
needs of our customers.
CHILDREN ARE GIVEN
longing to Baldwin was In the shop
Saturday night, and as this was
GIFTS BY R. L. COE taken wlth the other plundei-BU8i)l"
cion pointed strongly 10 mm. me
police at thlB city and of Roseburg,
Medford, Ashland and other neigh
boring places were communicated
with and shortly afterwards word
was received that he had been ar
rested at Medford. When taken
Into custody he had several of the
knives in his pockets. Most of the
tools were also rcovered.
The Christmas rr.ifts to the boys
and girls from R. L. Coe this year
was a hanuBome box of fine candy,
and the youngsters were right on
bund at the time announced. Mon
day evening Grandpa Prescott,
dressed up In Santa's garb and at
the appointed hour began distribut
ing tbe boxes. The boys and girls
entered the front door and were
handed a slip of paper on which
they wrote their names and when
this was handed to Santa Claus the
child was presented with the box.
There were 600 boxes of candy and
In u very short time every one
was gone. Business in tbe big store
was paralyzed for the time being,
and with the 500 youngsters, who
were nearly all there at the same
time, and as many more spectators,
the building was crowded to its ut
most capacity. This method of
treating the children has been fol
lowed out for some years past and
has gone a long ways toward mak
ing the popularity with the young
folks which the R. L. Coe store enjoys.
Capital and Surplus $73,000
l. B. Mall, President
J. C. Cmmaix, Vice-Pre.
11. L. Ulnar, Cashier
K. K. Hack bit, Anal. Oaahler
JEWELL HARDWARD CO
August Baldwin languishes In
durance vile at the Hotel de Russell
for having sticky Angers. He had
been working at the Jewell Hard
ware Company as a harness worker
and during Sunday night went ovu
tbe wood shed roof and climbed in
to the store and as he went out gath
ered up a lot of tools, jack-knives
and other material valued at about
f 60. When the store was opened
Monday morning the night visitor''!
tracks were noticed and a survey of
the shop was made. An apron be-
Odd Christmas Cakes
The Oregon Agricultural College
at Corvallls has issued a bulletin
telling of the various short courses
for farmers which will be given dur
ing the months of January, February
and March, 1909. Farmers' week
will be from January 5 to 9; cream
ery practice, January 5 to 15;
Dairying, January 1? to 27; Horti
culture, January 11 to February 20;
Mechanic Arts, January 11 to Feb
ruary 20; Household Science and
Art, January 11 to February 20.
No entrance examination or other
educational test is fequired and the
fees do not exceed $2.00 for any of
the courses. More than one hun
dred persons, ranging from 16 to
40 years of age, took these courses
Notice Is hereby given that the An
nual Meeting of the Wilderville Irri
gation Company will be held at the
residence of Jacob Wagner, Thurs
day, January 7, 1909, at 1 o'clock
P. M. to elect officers and transact
such other business as may come
before the meeting.
A. E. SHEHAtt, President,
JOHN H. ROBINSON, Socy.
your Courier to Eastern
Protect Your Orchards From Frosts
By the Orchard Hesting Device of the Frost Prevention Co. of
Fresno, Cal. For Sale by
GEO. II. PARKER, Grants Pass, Ore.
A GERMAN NOVELTY.
ERMANV for many years has
been tbe Innd of Christmas nov
elties, and eacb year the kai
sers ingenious toy, candy and
cake makers devise some oddity wnicn
proves Irresistible in luring small or
great sums from tbe pockets of Yule
tide shoppers. One of the latest ma
nias Is for quaint and humorous Christ
mas enkes. which are literally cartoons
In sugar and dough. The cakes are
decorated with all sorts or iuuuy "az
ures made of colored sugar and In
many Instances are not the crude art
ajrnin, all with one charge of soda
powder; a diver which goes to the
bottom and bobs up serenely, when
air is blown Into him through a little
tube, a Santos-Dumont airsnip wnicn
wishes of bla most fastldW
Kodol will without anv .
, . "U0lt
aujuiio wao obs stomach a;
is sold by
today and continue it fnr V
yiww uni is necessary to given.
Dlete relief. Knrlnl i. u .
aXHBAN CHBISTUiS OAKB A MUNICH
really flies, a real Catling gun with
stairs for tin soldiers to go up, a rall
road with full working equipment
tiEKUAN CHRISTMAS CAKK-A SOLDIBB
products one would expect under the
clrrumstances. The Buvuriau peasant,
for exnmnle. a fair type of the liv
ing original ns be is pictured In the j
German omlc weeklies. A .Miimcn
waitress currying a well grouped
bunch of foam capped steins of the
beveruue for which Munich is cele
brated at home and abrond. even if
sly does surest Salome u wltie, is de
cidedly lifelike, while the saluting sl
dier by his very attitude suggests that
fonui capped steins and sentry duty do
not asslinllnte very well.
The Herman uutUoritlos have done
much to en-ouraxe the toymalclng In
dustry, particularly by collecting toys
from all the world that tbe toymnkers
nil;,'lit acquaint themselves with the
wants and jiecullarltU'S of foreign
markets. The woodeu aulumls of the
past have been eclipsed by the me
chanical toys. A submarine boat
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eKBMAJI OltlU'tUlt CAta A SAVAiUAM
these are anion: the mechanical toys
Now is the titn,
When summer has patted !
in these northern mm.
the sun is onlv mild undd
the bright blue naiea o
Southern Califotnia, Xhii
is one of nature's happy
provisioi.a eternal mm.
nier lor those who cannot
endure a more eevtre cli.
California han been called
the "Mecca of the inter
tourist." Ita hotels and
Stopping places are u '
varied as thne of a l veil
regulated cities. ViBiton '
ran alwavs find suitable
aecom dations, congenial
companions, and varied
pleasing recrestions. '
Southern Pacific ii
Will be tilad to supply mat
Terv attractive literaturf, d.'
acrihing in detail the mand.
lights of winier in California. ;
Very low round trip exrumoa
tickets sre oh sals to California,
The rate from Oranti Pan to
Los Angolet and return ii
Limit sir months, allowinj
stop-overs in either direction.
Similar excursion ratal are in
effect to all California poind.
For full Information, sleeping cat rait'
vations and tickets, call on, telegriphi
K. K. Maatfonaery, Agent 8. P.&
Wan. fctcMarray, Uen. Pass. Ape
Portland, Oregon I
The Big' Store Is Now
Dressed in Holiday
Loads of new and novel presents for all
members of the family. Every department
crowded with the season's latest novelties that
will please the eye and suit the purse. We have
spared neither time nor expense, and we think a
visit to this store will convince all that the Big
Store is alive to the interest of its many patrons.
CloaKs and Suits
For Christmas Presents
We are now sacrificing every garment in
our Cloak and suit department. We have a few
high priced novelties in Ladies' and Children's
Cloaks that will be sold at an exceptionally low
price; and if all interested in buying a ladie's
fine Fur or Cloth Coat for an Xmas present, now
is the time and here is the place.
GRANS) CHRISTMAS CARN
The R. L. Coe Company Big Store
XMAS BARGAIN NO. 1
100 Fine Card Board Mounted Steel
Engravings, 20x24, 10x15 size,
now on sale
XMAS BARGAIN NO. 2
1 Case fine photo gold loaf gilt frames
with glass, oval,squaro, round and
oblong; worth up to $1 sale price
BARGAIN NO. 6
150 Pairs Ladies' Shoes $2.50 and
$350 Fine Dress Shoes, now
XMAS BARGAIN NO. 3
200 Novelty Jap fancy baskets with
covers, cost 25c to make; now on -ffc
saie ;i in, :,) j; v-
BARGAIN NO. 5
25 Men's all Wool Suits extra values
BIG XMAS STOCK
, Trunks, Bags and Suit Cases special for
Men's Silk Ties, Holiday Novelties
25c, 50c, 75c
Mens 3 months guaranteed socks, 3
pairs in box; 3 pairs for
Men's Fine Silk Sox 5qc
Visit Our Biy Toy Department
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