Rogue River courier. (Grants Pass, Or.) 1886-1927, December 25, 1908, Image 2

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    ROGUE RIVER COURIKR, GRANTS PASS. OREGON, DECEMBER 25, 1908
PROFESSIONAL CAB1W
f,C. FJNDLEV, M. D.
1 'ratio lialiod to
EYE KAK, NOSE and THROAT,
dames fitted and furnished.
Xlloe hour V to 12; 2 to ft; sad on ap
intmeut telephones 291 and 77.
Giant Pars, 0o
g LOUGHRIDGE, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND BCRGEON
Kue. Phone 7U
Oisy or country calls attended night
erday ris) and ti, Tuff's building.
Utlioe I'bone 261.
Gkah-w Pass . ObSGOn.
R. C A. CAMPBELL
ObTKC'PATIUO 1'IIYbICIAN
flradnate Ainmcan Hrhool of Onteopatby,
KirkHVille, My
Chronic IMneaieii and DiHeawa of Women
and Children a specialty
CONSULTATION KKEK
ooras 1. 2, , First National Hank iildK.
I'hones: Office 771, Ilea. 70D
CaART I'ass - Oaioos
)t P. Di--Vore, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
City aad Country calls promptly an
swered. Offioa boors 9 to 12 a. m.
and 2 to 6 p. at.
Res. Pbone, Mala 473, Office, 941
Room 1, 3, 3 Shullborn BMg.
Grants Pass, - - 0e.
The Popular Barber Shea
Get your tonsorial work done at
IK A TOMPKINS
On Sixth Street Three chairs
Bath Koora Id connection
N. E. McGREW,
PIONEER
TRUCK and DELIVERY
furniture and llano
Having
GRANTS PASS, OREGON.
J, D. NORTON,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
Practloa In all State and Federal CourVa.
Offloe In Opera House Building.
BaaiiTa Pass, Onaxjon
QLIVER S. BROWN,
LAWYER.
Office over Dixon Store
Grants Pash, Oregon
II. B. HENDRICKS
C0CNBELL0K8-AT-LAW
Cirll and rrituiaai matters attended te
In all lha court
Real nutate and Inmranoe.
Office, (Sth street, opposite I'ostoffloe.
)mS. BLANCHARD,
Attorn ky-at-Law
Practice lu all HUtn aud Federal
court linking aud Trust Co. Rldg .
Chants Pass; - Ohkoon
WILLIAM P WRIGHT,
V. S. IiKl'UTY M'RVF.YOR
MININO KNNINKKR
Afil PltAlUiliTNM AN
Oil i SI., no'th ol Josephine Motel.
Aianih Pahs, - OatooN.
Til!
Fruit, Shade
Ornamental
Hedge plants, Cypress ami Privet
Berry Plaits
ToKay Grapes
s well as other kiuils of first class
frape roots Apple, Pear, Peach,
Cherry and other trees at reasonable
prices. It will pay you to see me
fcefore buying.
Let me hive your orders before
Ike assortment is broken. Some
liudY ate scarce already.
T.T.Taylor
Offlae in briok near Court Moose
CEMENT
CLIENT
R. H. GrTlfillarJ
PHONE TU
Grants Pass, Oregon. i
Christmas on the Stag
viL
UNDER THE MISTLETOE.
r
Calling cards at the Courlur.
Now is the time
to visit
California
When siiiiiiuor has atd
in tlioe uorihi'rn states,
the sun is onl iiiild under
the bright blue skies of
Southern California. This
is one of nature's happy
provisions e ernul sum
mer for thoso who cannot
endure a more severe cli
mate. California has heeu called
the "Mecca of the winter
tourist " Its hotels and
stoppim; places are as
varh'd as those of a'l well
rsKulaied cities. Visitors
can alaava find suitable
aacoiu dntlons, counetiial
compauions, and varied,
pleas'-tig recreatieos.
SoQtbem Pacific Go.
Will he ulad to supply some
Terr attractive literature, de
scribing' in detail III. mau de
l'tlito! winter in Cahfemia.
Verv lew round trip excursion
tickots are on sale te California.
The rate from Grant. Paw lo
Lee Angeles and return is
$53 90.
Limit six months, allowing
stop overs in either direction.
Wiuiilar ex cu rs io n rales are in j
effect to all California poiata.
Por full Information, alesptnf car reser
valtona aud tickets, ceil ou, leiafraan or
write
n. M.. Mealfoeaery, A(ent 8. P. Co.
01
Wa. McMerrav. Uu. Tsm. Agent
Portland, Orar1
Seeing Santa Clans
Br LAURA FROST AJtMITACE.
(Ooprrleht, IMS, by Amertoaa Praea Aseo-
etatlos.
I.
EARL (to Ruth) Oh. I Just wish
we eould see him.
rred See wIkjoi?
Rnth Why, Panta Clnns.
Bart and I have Just been talking
obrmt him, and we were wishing we
eon Id iret a peep st him once.
Glady-Oh. 1 wouldu't like to!
Dorothy Harry and I tried It last
year. We came down and hid In the
front halt, tint papa found us and sent
ns to bod.
Fred (after thlnklnf awhile ITe
thoucht of sometlilnR. Psnta Clans
wouldn't come In If he should spy us,
but If he thnnKht we were not real
children he mipht Couldn't we fool
'i mm ',i iliaiTiesssarianai,,!! ,ujmVm
and carry a im 1 1 of water. An empty
, pall will da. Now lefa be off and ae
" what we can And. Then we'll fo to
! ted, and III He awake, and after pap
and mamma go rjpstalra I'll call you.
and we'll come down try softly.
(Exeunt.)
IL
(Children come tiptoeing In In cos
tume, stockings In hand.)
i Fred Now, we'll hang our stockings
drat. (All hang them.) Then we'll get
Into place. Bopeep. you stand here.
Hold yonr crook so. Miss Muffet. you
I must sit on this footstool, and you
imust be eating. Put your spoon to
'your Hps, so. Jack Horner, get Into
jthat corner and hold up your thumb
with the plum on It. Jack and Jill,
I atand over here and take the pall be-
i . a u U
tween you. I will stand nere auu uom
my horn to my mouth, so. Now, we
mustn't move our eyes. It's getting
late. Now. all ready! (All pose.)
Ruth (after awhile) Oh, dear! Tula
pall Is so heavy even If It Is empty.
All-Sh!
Glndys (after awhlle)-now my arm
aches!
All-Sh!
(Earl yawns aloud.)
All-Sh!
narry My thumb Is tired of stand
ing up.
Dorothy I'm bo sleepy (yawning).
All-Sh!
(Jack Horner'a hand drops, then his
head. Bopeep drops crook and leans
against wall. Jill lets go of pail and
slides to floor. Jack soon does the
same. Miss Muffet's bead drops for
ward. Boy Blue's eyes close and horn
falls. Tbls rouses him for a moment,
but bla eyes soon close again, and be
leans against the wall.)
Enter Santa Claus. (All fast asleep.)
Santa Clans Ah! Well, well, well!
Bsme of the children of my old friend,
Mother Goose. But what are they do
ing here? (Walks about and looks at
them closely.) Aha! I know these
children. They're not Mother Goose's
faaally. Aha! I see what they are up to.
They're waiting to see me, and they
don't want me to know them. But
they can't fool this old fellow. Just
aa If he didn't know every child In the
world. I've found children waiting
for me many a time, but they always
fall asleep and mlsa me. I'll fill the
stockings, and won't they be surprised
when they wake np and find they're
missed me after all. (Fills stockings,
then puts toy or candy Into Miss Muf
fet's bowl and Into Jack and Jill's
pall.) Now I must be off. But I be
Hev III try that horn of Boy Blue's
once. (Blows and runs off, dropping
horn near door. Children rouse up a
little at sound, then fall back Into for
mer position.)
III.
Morning. Fred (rounlng) Oh, I sayl
Wake up! What are you all asleep fort
Harry Wbo'a beea asleep?
Dorothy (rubbing eyes) Not I.
Gladys I was almost asleep.
Karl (yawning) Did he come?
Ruth (almost crying) I was so
aleepy. Did you all see him?
Others Oh. no. no!
Fred Well. I'm afraid we were all
asleep. Bnt I heard him. He blew on
a big horn.
Harry and Dorothy I heard him.
Gladys And there's your horn, Fred,
erer by the door. He blew on that
Rnth See what's In our pall! (Hold
lag it np.)
Gladys And in my bowl!
Hurry And see the stockings!
All Oh. oh. oh! (All run to get the
stockings.)
Dorothy Oh. why couldn't we have
kept awake?
Fred Well, we've missed him this
time sure. Bnt next year we'll try It
apsln, and well all keep awake.
All-Yes. Indeed, we will.
The Gift.
"HAKTA WOVLDN'T COU IN ir BR SHOULD
m'v ia."
Him by muklug believe we were Moth
er Goose chlklrvn right out of the
Look ?
iHTotLy nw could we do that?
I ml-We could dre.w Uke them and
then stjind perfectly sttll aa If we were
nude of wnx or sonielhlug. Just the
wuy you do In a tnbleau. you know.
He tublit think It was some klud of a
allow of wax figures.
Hurl-Oh. my! 1 couldn't keep as
still ns thill.
Hurry You could If you really want
ed to Bee Santa Claus.
Karl -Oh. 1 wtU! I will! Pee me!
(I'oaea.)
Gladje 'Will we have to stand ao
very lo&f ?
Fred Ob. not very, very long! We
must all be ready before 12 o'clock.
We must dreaa ttke Mother Goose chil
dren, and m fix you In your places.
I'll be Boy Bine. We can find aome
dreas-up clothes la the auV.
narry-I think I'll be Jack Homer.
I can have a pie.
Dorothy-I want to be Bopeep. A
cane with a hook handle will do for a
crook.
Gladys May I be Man Muffet?
Kart-Wbat can Roth and I be?
FVrdTou aalgit be Jack mM JtD
By FRANK H. SWEET.
ICopyrlght, 1P08. by American Pre.a Aar-
clnllon.
THE Christmas chime, are sounding
on the air.
And, aa I sit and listen to their
sweat,
Unearthly mu.io, gone ia every care,
Forgot is all the turmoil of the street.
The troubles that the path of man be
set, The va.t anxieties of human life,
All fade away, and every fond regret
Is lost in all their glad and joyoua
atrife.
aeem alone on
WHAT though I
this fair day,
From happy eomradeehip
stand isolate.
With none to greet me ae I walk my
way.
To merely live I count a happy fate
To merely li.ten to those joyous sounds
That through the crup of winter call
ao free.
Although the merrymakere on their
rounda
Pause not to think of or remember
me.
1ST not enough that on this Christ
mae morn,
This glad birth mom of him who.e
day it is.
My heart, but yesterday eo aad, forlorn.
Doth open to the message that was
i hi.T
let not enough to know that from
above
The tidingi of a sacrifice divine
Come aa a gift of an eternal love
; That I have but to take to make It
. mine?
I Kodol dlRcsts all the food you eat.
, If you will take Kod.'l for a little
wnue you win no longer have indi
gestion. It Is pleasant to take, acts
promptly. Sold by Sabln't drug
store.
From Now Until
January 15
All '
SUITS
and
PANTS
At Harth' the Clothiers'
will be sold for
Less Than Cost
All other goods in the store
will be sold at prices in
proportion
Just the place to buy a
suitable CHRISTMAS Gift
and save money
Earth's
&fe Clothiers'
Protect Your Orchards From Frosts
By the Orchard Heating Device of the Frost Prevention Co. of
Fresno. Cal. For Sale by
GEO. II. PARKER. Grants Pass. Ore.
V
RY
VALUABLE INFORMATION
for the Buyers of
SEWING MACHINES
QUALITIES TO CONSIDER IN
MAKINO A PURCHASE.
Does it run easy.
Doe It loofc good.
Does it miKe) a good stitch.
Oocs it sew fast.
Is it well made.
Is it easy to operate.
Is it simple in construction.
Does the manufacturer put his
name on it.
THE FREE
sewing machine recently
placed on the market by the
Free Sewing Machine Co.
combines the best qualities
of all other machines. It is
the latest, best and most com
plete achievementinbuilding
of a sewing machine. Com
pare it with all other ma
chines in anything in which
they claim to excel and you
will find tFREB easily
the best. '
FREE SEWING MACHINE CO.
CHICAGO. ILL.
THING
To Furnish House
or Barn.
New or
Second Hand
All kinds of Stoves to
select from Heaters
and Cook Stoves, new
and second hand.
Now Is the Time to Bo;
IKE Mi. iD)AVI
304 South Sixth St
GranU Pass, Ore.