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Quality clean perfect
Your grocer will grind It
better if ground at home not
IRISH POINT OF VIEW.
It ii a merry Christmas
When there is lots f uow,
For then through mj food there!
Some golden eoix I know.
And 'tit a merry Chrirtmai
When not a flake it item,
Pot Christmas to the Iruh
Ii merry when it'i grata
R. K. MUFXITTRICIL
Commercial printing at the Courier.
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bill VgriU? Paivrf.
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torn Ulauaaak almalar.
Gnnti Pim, Oregon
Some of the Bervice that a Bank
Benders the Public
The aafeat and almpleat
way of keeping your
money l lr rirpoaiting
II In Reliable Hank.
Tbia Hank reoeivea De
poatu auliject to Check,
or on demand Certificate!
of deposit or on time
t'ertilicatea of Depoaila.
Un time iteponiU we pay
4 PERCENT INTEREST
The beat and rhiat
way to tranafer money
li by Hank Draft. We
ell Urafu payable In all
part of the country.
One of tbe moat Impor
tant (urn-lions of the
Hvik. We endeavor to
supply all reasonable
needs of our cuilomere.
Oapitsland Surplus 179,000
L. B. Hu., rrMUanl
J. O. CiBtraeLL. Tlaa-I
H L. Onaat, raalr
K. it. Htciarv. ImL Oaaaler
L. A. Lucas et al., to Jewell Hard
ware Co., lot 6, block 68, O. T. 8.,
Cora D. Anderson et al to Claus
Schmidt, lot 4, block 78, O. T. S.
W. T. White et ux., to Carl C.
Wright, Vi int. in NE of NEy of
NW4 Sec. 15, Twp.35S, R. 6 W.
Merlin Townslte and Development
Co. to John Twohy, lots 11 and 12,
block 4, Merlin Center add.
E. W. Kuykendall et ux., to Clark
T. Webb, EVi of SEV4. Sec. 2. and
WV4 of SW Soc. 1, Twp. 4 IS, R.
9 W, 160 acres.
C. E. Chenoworth et ux., to Arthur
Conklln, lots 6 and 11, block A,
Lincoln Park add.
Herbert B. Alverson et ux., to Jo
sle Johnson, WV4 of W of NW
of NEK of Sec. 24, Twp. 36 S, R.
6 W, $2500.
Myra A. Gllflllan et al., to E. E.
Dunbar, NH of lots 1 and 2, block
70, R. R. add., $150.
W. M. Hair et ux., to M. E. Stur
devant, lot 3, block D, Bourne's add.,
Chas. Klngswell et ux., to 8. E.
Hamlyn, 4 acres in Sec. 17, Twp. 36,
R. 5 W, $2000.
John H. Williams to Wm. H.Shaul
lots 7-8, block 51, R.R. add., $110.
Arthur Conklln to Wm. McEIroy,
all of Sec. 36, Twp. 33 S, R. 6 W,
containing 640 acres, $3840.
Geo. H. Kelly et ux., to J. B. Don
nelly, SW Sec. 4, Twp. 35 S, R. 6
W; NW of NEVi and 3 of SEVi ;
NEVi of SEV4 Sec. 31, Twp. 35 S,
R. 6 W; NWVi of NEVi and NVi of
SW4 of NEVi and NV4 of SWVi and
the SWVi of SWVi Sec. 33 S, R. 6
W; NV4 of NEW, Sec. 6, Twp. 36 S,
R. 6 W, and 8V4 of SEV4 and SEVi
of SWVi Soc. 1, Twp. 37 S, R. 6 W,
and the EV4 of the EV4 and NWVi
of SEVi and NWVi of 8EVi and SW
V4 of NEK and SE of NW!4 Sec.
6, Twp. 37S. R. 6W and WV4 of NE
4 and 8W4 of NWVi See. 11, Twp.
S7 8, R. W, and NEVi of NW14
Sec. 13, Twp. 37 S, R. 6 W, contain
ing 1200 acres.
J. Stanley Taylor et ux., to Arthur
Conklln, acre tn block G, Bourne's
Geo. Hansen et ux., to Jennie H.
Bloan, lots 3 and 4, block 24, 0. T.S.,
Mary Cornelius Brown to Alice W.
Jordan, 151 acres In Sec. 18, Twp.
36 8, R. 7 W., 1$12,000.
John W. McCaBlln to A. N. Par
sons, NV4 of SEW, and SEV4 of SW
V4 and SWVi of the SEVi Sec. 10,
and NEVi of NWVi and NWVi of
NEVi Sec. 15, Twp. 35 S, R. 6 W.
Jos. Harper et ux., to Charlotte
A. Boog, lot 3, block E, Lincoln Park
Add., and lots 9 and 10, block F,
Bourne's Add., $650.
Charles H. LeBter to S. C. Stone,
SEVi of Sec. 34, Twp. 36 8, R. 5 W,
8. C. Stone to Wm. T. Cameron,
SEVi of Sec. 34, Twp. 35 8, R. 5 W.
R W Harpor to Charlotte A Boog,
lot 2, blk E and lots 9 and 10 blk F
Bourne's First Ad.
Valentine Myer to J R McGalllard,
8VJ of NWVi Sec 4, tp 35 8 of R 6
J R McGallard to Clayton Rhodes
SVi of NWVi Sec 4, tp 35 S, R 6 W,
Arthur N Pearsons et ux to B T
White, NEVi of NEVi Sec 15, tp 35
8 of R 6 W. $400.
Take DeWltt's Kidney and Blad
der Pills. They are for weak back,
backache, rheumatic pains and all
kidney and bladder troubles. Sooth
ing and antiseptic. Regular size 60c.
Sold by Snbln'a drug store.
mparts pleasing softneee
and delicacy to the akin ,
and restrains the ravage nf
sun, wind and timcr
continued application clii
nates sunburn, tan and freckles and
render imperceptible annoying
minor btemiahe and sallow net.
It possesses a dainty, clinging odor
exclusively its own and is in every
way a perfect toilet luxury. Price
SO cent. Ask your druggist lor it.
HOYT CHEMICAL CO. 17,7,.
Holiday and Other Rates.
Christina to all points oue 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 returu, no stop
Third annual convention Retail
Grocers' and Merchants' Association,
Portland, January 6th and Tth.
Kot nil Hardware and Implement
Dealers' Association, Portluud, Jun
Retail Harness and Saddlery Mfg
Association, Seattle, January 11th
Why Saint Nicholas?
ly ROBERT DONNELL.
jOoprrlvbt. H. American Praea Aaao-
HT Is Pacta Clans sometimes
called SL Nicholas 7 For
the most excellent reason
that Nicholas Is tbe real
nam of the salut Until comparative
ly recant years there was no Santa
Clans at Christmas time. When tba
old saint tonal down the chimney
Dee. 24, Cbrtstmas tva, and deposits
gifts for tbe children In ths suspended
stocking ha Is just nineteen days be
hind tie, for true and proper
time la Dec. 5, that being tbe eve of
St. Nicholas dsy. Just bow Nicholas
got to be the Christmas eve saint Is
not sltogetber clear, but those Icon
oclasts woo dig Into ancient matters
are probing this secret. They have
discovered, or claim to have discov
ered, that the Christmas eve Santa
Clans really originated Lu America, be
ing transported to England from New
In tbe saints' calendar Dec. 0 la St.
Nichols day. Nicholas was bishop of
Myra. In l.yel He U believed to
hSTe lived under the Emperors Dio
cletlxn and Constantlne and l the pa
tron saint cf poor maidens, sailors,
travelers, merchants and children.
Klch maidens, of course, are also quite
willing to acknowledge him when be
come along with diamond dog col
tare, necklaces and tiaras.
Before tbe great religious reformation
the custom of glvlug presents on St.
Nicholas ev was general throughout
Christian Europe. When the worship
of tb saints was abolished the prac
tice died out In England, where for
a boat three centuries St. Nicholas full
ed to visit households on the evening
of Dec. 5 to leave presents for good
children. By tbe way. It should be
pointed out that Nicholas was noted
even In Infancy as a particularly good
and ploas child. Therefore his visits
are not mode to bad children only to
those whose parents can vouch for
their good behavior during the previous
In Austria. Midland and Poland St.
Nicholas eve la stUI observed. Good
children get presents, secretly left In
their shoea placed pa tb hearth
stone for the pnrpos or In their stock
ings bung from tb mantel When
New Turk was nettled by Hollanders
the dsvout Dntchmea brought over to
America their rellgleu customs, not
forgetting that ef St. Nk-aoiM rv. la
old New Amsterdam the a rat raaxU
his visit tb alght of De. I. St. Nich
olas day belag celebrated by the set
tler as a holiday. la thne tbe Dutch
were sapplaated by tk Cagllsh, New
Amate&otaoa beeaas New Yelk, aod ths
eld aH. Kir kolas s fftfl gtvUg custom
was reintroduced Into England from
New Yrk. But tn England tb cus
tom of gtftaiaktag a ChrtntoM ev
hHd grww ep. There was, however,
no ftanta Casus ceremony Gifts were
made outrUht and without secrecy.
When ft Nicholas sailed back to
England there was ceasternntloo
amonc fond pp and mammas In
the tleht little tale.
"What! Shall we havtt two days of
gift giving aad leva thaB tbre weeks
apart T' tbey cried.
Thrifty Knglla parents, It is sup
posed, determined that one day of
giving was eaougn, and so they sim
ply transferMd 8t Nicholas to ChrWi
TO EVACUTION CUBA
t?iambrlatn'a C'outi ltemedy
Most I'opulnr llreauae it
is the neat.
."I have aK t'hnmlrlin'a t'ouali Kern
e.1 for the put einht years anil Ami U to he
one of the let eollinK nieilicinrt on the iimr
ket. For Imhiea ami vming children the re
i ii iioihinit heller in the line of oniinh nvrui,"
avs Paul Allen, Plain I Valine, Ia. ' hj,
remedy not only cntYMlie oiii;Iis mldn and
ennip no romnion auiom,- rniinic children, hut
it pleasant ami ile f.r tlieTii to V...
sale hv M. I'lemeni.
Kennedy's Laxative Couph syrup
I tastes nearly as good as maple siinar.
It cures the cold by gently moving
the bowels and at the same time It Is
soothing for throat Irritation, there
by Btopplng the cough. Sold by Sa
1 bin's drug store.
Details of the vacuatlon of Cuba
have been completed by Maj. Gen. J
Franklin Bell, chief of Btaff. The
schedule of sailings from Cuba has
been announced at the War Depart
ment. The withdrawal of the army
will begin on January 1.
The army officers and civilian offi
cials will aall from Havana the day
after the Inauguration of President
Gomel, and the troops remaining in
the Island will bewlthdrawn as rap
idly as transportation facilities will
permit. Three army transports will
be used in bringing the troops home,
and all the troops will be landed at
Newport News, Va.
The first of tho American forces
to leave Cuba will be 400 marines,
who will sail on the cruiser Prai
rie January t. On the transport
Sumner tho Twenty-eighth Infantry
will sail for Nemport News, and
thencu proceed to Fort Snellltig.
Minn. The Prairie will leave Cuba
again on January 15, wtth the re
mainder of the marines.
The greater portion of the troops
will sail from Cuba on February 27
In the transports Meade and Me
ridian. This date will see the re
moval of the headquarters of the
army of pacification, the Fifth,
Eleventh and Seventeenth Regi
ments of Infantry, the Eleventh Cav
alry, and liaterles A and B of the
Second Field Arttlery. These troops
wilt proced to Washington to take
part in the Inaugural parade, March
The Eleventh Cavalry will go to
hurt Oglethorpe, Georgia; the Elev
enth Infantry to Fort D. A. Rus
sell, Wyo.; the Fifth Infantry to
Plattsburg Barracks, New York; the
Seventeenth Infantry to Fort Mc
Fherson, Ga., and Batteries A and B
You Need It Now!
A Membership in the
Join this Month while it is cheap only
$3 Pay the Entire Expense
Including first months dues.
Pays $15 a week for sickness or accident. Money
returned in shape of dividends every five years,
unless drawn by sick benefits.
Pays from $5 to $300 at death, according to length
of time you have been a member. Monthly cost
from $1 to $2. Co-operative plan.
s" EVERETT BROWN
Or phone 1037, and he will call and explain the plan
Grants Pass Has 70 Member:
Second Field Artillery, to Fort D. A.
The last troops to leave will be
the Twenty-seventh Infantry, Com
panies F and G of the Engineers,
and all remaining officers and de
tachments and civilian employes It
may be necessary to leave In Cuba
after the withdrawal of the provis
They will sail on the transport
Sumner on April 1. The Twenty
seventh Infantry will proceed to Fort
Sheridan, III., and Companies F and
G of the Engineers to Washington,
District of Columbia.
MAKES ASTONISHING CTRES.
Mi-o-na Tablets Cure Dyspepsia by
Promptly Removing the Cause,
or Money Hack.
I Santa Claus' Vain Sear;
The old patron Saini
Christmas time can
find in all his travel
better JmeatJ or pou
mart than at Ahlf 8 C
Ml-o-na Is a scientific and effective
remedy for the permanent cure of
Food Is digested In the stomach by
means of a churning movement of
the walls of the stomach, which
thoroughly mixes the food wlh the
gastric or stomach Juices.
If tbe muscular walls are flabby
and lack tone or energy the stom
ach cannot churn the food properly,
ana the digestive Juices nre not prop
erly mixed with tho food.
This causes Indigestion. The
common symptoms are: Weight and
fullness after meals, coated tongue
bad taste n the mouth, discharges of
wind from the mouth and belching
ot sour material.
Dyspepsia cannot be cured by tak
lug a dlgestor, such as pepsin, be
cause pepsin simply digests your food
artificially, and not all of the food,
either, for It has no effect at all on
starchy food, such as potatoes, rice.
oatmeal, bread, etc.
There Is Just one way to cure dys
pepsia and stomach disorders, triv
ial or serious, and that Is to tone up
or put energy into the stomach walls
so that they will be able to properly
mix or churn the food.
Mi-o-na tablets cure stomach trou
bles by putting strength and energy
Into the stomach. They aulcklv
arouse the stomach from its inaction
and in a short time it Is able to do
its work properly.
And bear In mind that when the
stomach is In good condition, consti
pation disappears, also nervousness,
drowsiness, night sweats, heartburn,
Demaray, the druggist, sells Mi-o-na
tablets under a rigid guarantee
to do all that is claimed for them, or
mouey back. Dec. 25-Jan S
Phone 144 .
J. H. AHLf, Prop.
GRANTS PASS, 0
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Are the very best that money can buy. That's
reason we handle them.
; ; Harness is the most important article there is
the horse owner. The largest and best stock t
; ; shown in Southern Oregon will be found at
store. Harness of all kinds and at all prices.
T Farm Implements A complete line or
implements always on hand.
Everything that an up-to-date store should b!
Come and See our saddles, bridles, la"
whips, spurs, halters, lap robes.
COME, AND SEE US
Tewell Hardware Co.
: GRANTS PASS, OREGON.
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