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FKIDAT, .RCH 15, 1M2.
WEEKLY BOGI E RIVER COURIER
and Stock Foods
In Any Quantity.
Middlings, Barley, ,
Corn Meal, Oats,
Flaxseed Oil Meal,
Soy Bean Meal,
Ground Bone & Shell,
Beef Scrap, Charcoal.
417 G. Street
PERSONAL AND LOCAL.
Mrs. G. Crockett went to Myrtle
Creek Wednesday to visit for several
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph SThaska, Sr.,
pent Wednesday In Ashland visiting
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hager guests at
the home of their cousin. Miss Sadie
Clevenger and other relatives in ,
Grants Pass, left Thursday for their
home at Portland.
Miss Lou Spiker, who has beem
spending several days with Grants
Pass friends, returned Wednesday to
her home at Glendale. She waB ac
companied by Mrs. A. C. Goettsche,
who will spend a week there and then
go to Corvallis and Portland for
Mrs. L. P. Merrlman left Wednes
day for Timber, Oregon, where she
goes to visit her daughter, Mrs. L.
Lee Drorhaugh, for several dayB.
When she returns she will go to Ker
by, where her husband owns exten
sive mining interests.
Mr. and Mrs. N. D. Hemming left
Wednesday for Albany, where they
will reside indefinitely. Mr. Hem
ming, who is a Southern Pacific
operator, has been In charge of the
third trick nt the dep-: hre during
th winter, and ,oes .o Albany to
take the second trick po'tion. L.
Shlnaherger will fill the vnemey In
the office here.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. B. Taylor,
proprietors of the Waldorf hotel of
Woodvllle, were Grants Pass visit
ors Wednesday morning, returning
on the afternoon train to their
Mrs. M. P. Anderson has returned
from Portland and Is now ready for
business with a fine line of spring
millinery. Don't fall to find the
place-708 E street. Millinery open
ing announced later.
Milton Reynolds and wife of
Woodville, are here for a few days.
Mrs. Reynolds Is taking treatments
for her eyes.
R. H. Gilnllan was a business vis
itor to Myrtle Creek Wednesday.
Miss Sylvia Anderson has returned
from San Francisco, where she has
been working at millinery for the
past year. She will be with her moth
er, Mrs. M. P. Anderson, for the sea
son. Mr. and Mrs. R. Kuhlman arrived
Wednesday from San Francisco and
will spend the summer in this coun
ty. They are at present with Mrs.
Kuhlman's mother, Mrs. M. J. Leach.
Fetsch Family Departs
Mr. and Mrs. August Fetsch and
family left Friday evening for Port
land, where they go to reside perma
nently. Mr. Fetsch has been In bus
iness In Portland for some time and
tame to Grants Pass last wt-ek to ar
range for his family to go to their
Attorneys Spread Out
Attorneys Colvig & Williams have
enlarged their office rooms receatly
by the addition of the two rooms ad
Joining, formerly occupied by Marcus
Robbins. The gentlemen now have
a large and commoaious sime oi
rooms in which they are comfortably
ISrilllant New Electric Sign
The Hotel Josephine has a hand
some new electric sign raised over
the front of the hotel. tie Mrs
studded with 140 tiny, sparkling
electric lights. The .sign is a beauty
and at night, on account of Its
height and brilliancy, it can be plain
ly seen from all parts of the city.
IjU's Arm Itrukeo
Freniout Jordan, the 10-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. William Jordan
of this city met with a painful acci
dent Friday, whhh resulted iu the
breaking of the ,young man's left
arm, three inhes above the elbow.
The boy was taking tare of a cow,
and while leading her he became en
tangled In the rope, fell to the
ground and the animal stepped on
the arm, crushing the bones. Dr.
Loughridge was called, and artef
i reducing the fracture, reports the
'lad as resting easily.
Sumbiy School Convention
1 The annual convention of the
'Josephine County Sunday School as
sociation will be held In Bethany
! Presbyterian church of this city
'Wednesday, March 20.
j An Interesting program has been
arranged for afternoon and evening
sessions. Rev. Charles A. Phlpps of
! Portland, field secretary of the state
'association, will deliver an address
!at both sessions.
Delegates from the Sunday
schools of the county are expected to
be in attendance. All Sunday school
workers In the county as well as all
others who may be interested are
,nvlted t0 attend each 8e8slon of the
Bee hives, supers, frames,, sec
tions, foundation comb and smokers
can be had at the Rogue River Hard
ware. The Big Red Front. 3-15-2t
W. P. COUNTS IMPROVES
NEW 6TH ST. HOME
W. P. Counts is making Important
improvements on his residence lately
purchased on lower South Sixth
street. Among other things he has
added a large and beautiful front
porch; enlarged a number of win
dows and put In new doors, as well
as new floors in the rooms down
stairs. The building will be painted
on the outside and handsomely dec
orated on the inside.
The expert building firm of Craw
ford and Simmons has the job v
hand, and Is turning out good work.
Mr. Counts Is also making Import
ant changes in his orchard and
lawn and will have a handsome place
when the various Improvements art
Bee supplies at the Rogue River
Hardware Co.'s. The Big Red
MRS. G. V. WALTON
DIES AT MERLIN, ORE-
Amelia, wife of George W. Walton
(nee McClung) passed away at mid
night March 10 at her home at Dry
den. She was the mother of Charles,
Rachel, Viola, Oscar, Elsie and Alice
Mrs. Walton was a long time resi
dent of the Deer Creek section, al
ways active in labor for others, a
loving, faithful wife, mother, neigh
bor and nurse, always ready to do
her full part for others. She will be
greatly missed by the many friends
and neighbors. It can be truly said
of her that she did her full duty by
Mrs. Walton had Just passed her
Mr. Farmer: Why strain your
lungs trying to make your neigh
bors hear you on the phone when
you can make them near you easily
by using a new set of the pnone bat
teries that the Rogue River Hard
ware Co. have in stock. 3-15-2t
ENTRIKEN At Grants Pass, Ore.,
Monday, March 11, 1912, to Mr.
and Mrs. Rodger Entrlken, a
REI1KOPF At Applegate, Ore.,
Sunday, March 10, 1912, to Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Rehkopf, a son.
HEGLER-DOGGETT At the city
hall, Grants Pass, Ore., Wednesday,
March 12, 1912, George T. Heg
ler of Siskiyou county, Cal., and
Mary Doggett of Grants Pass,
Justice James Holman officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. Hegler will make
their home in California.
Falls, Oregon, at 9 o'clock Sunday
morning, March 10, 1912, W. A.
Webber of Klamath Falls and Miss
Mae Nipper of Grants Pass were
married by the pastor of the Meth
odist Episcopal church In the pres
ence of Mr. Webber's family. W.
R. Nipper of Grants Pass, father of
Miss Nipper, was also present.
Telephone batteries, the good
kind, at the Rogue River Hardware
Co.'s. The Bi Red Front. 3-lS-2t
MISSOURI'S DAWG SONG.
An Iowa friend has secured a copy
of the "Dawg" ditty. It was written
by F. L. Wright, and runs:
Down in the uzarks they'e hum
ming this song:
Whistle it, too, as they, pass it along,
You tan buy all of hiss heep or a
But you can't get him to part wlt
He'd get you goin' around an' 'round
If you made one single kick at his
Hear the Missourians' musical ring
Come from the mountains, and hark
to him sing:
"Every time I come to town
The boys keep klckln' my dawg
Makes no difference if he is a
They gotta quit klckin' my dawg
Give a Missourlan a gun an' a pup,
Then there's no trouble in gittin him
if it's a dawg that delivers the goods,
That there Mlssourlan's soon in the
Squirrels are fallin' an' possums are
Pabblts are hlken an' coons are
Down through the bottoms he
All of the echoes repeating his song;
"Every time I come to town
The boys keep kickin' my dawg
Makes no dlffeence if be is a
They gotta quit kickin' my dog
Take a Missourlan, mortgage his
Threaten the man with a bushel of
Steal his potatoes and then steal his
Keep the poor sucker afraid of his
You might take his cow or you
might take his hawg,
But nobody can ever git to his dawg,
The two of 'em stick to the very last
You hear the dog howl and Missourl
"Every time I come to town
The boys keep klckln" my dawg
Makes no difference If he Is a
They gotta quit kickin' my dog
Get your rural mall box
Rogue River Hardware Co.
Big Red Front.
To the Voters of Josephine County
I have decided to announce myself
as a democratic candidate for nom
ination to the office of sheriff of
Josephine county. If I am nomin
ated and elected I promise a strict
enforcement of all laws and will
make every possible effort for the
apprehension of criminals.
J. M. MASON,
3-8-6t Merlin. Ore.
From what 1 have been told, I am
convinced that a number of horses
have died from typhoid pneumonia
In the vicinity of Woodville this
winter. For the benefit of others
who may fall victims, I wish to say
that while this Is a very fatal dis
ease, nearly every Dorse can he
saved if taken In time. Dr. R. J
Bestul, veterinarian, 1041 A St.,
Grants Pass. Thone 222-J. 3-15-lt
Work on IHlon Placers
W. H. Ross, part owner of the
Dodson placer claims on Josephine
creek, went Saturday to the mine,
accompanied by Mr. Busch. The
property has been under lease to the
Smith brothers, but they were
obliged to come to Grants Pass on
account of the illness and death of
little Pauline Smith, which occurred
last week. Mr. Ross will work the
mine the balance of the season.
Oh, Yon Hen Nest
A "patent hens' nest" in the win
dow of the Chapeau millinery store
is a neat and attractive exhibit ar
ranged by Mrs. A. C. Reily In compli
ment to the poultry show now In pro
gress at the Albert building. The
nest is made from a large straw bat
filled with excelsior with chicken
feathers sticking conspicuously from
the sides, and a number of eggs peep
Ing from the nest.
ClauMfied ads. work wonders.
Mr. Anderson was a business call
er at the E. E. Blanchard ranch
Mrs. tlreen was a week end vis
itor at the Helfley home.
Mr. and His. Oliver Messinger,
Miss Elizabeth and Mrs. Claude
Aikeu of G-auts Pass, were guests
at Forest Home Sunday.
Mesdames Coutant, Campbell and
llalverson spent a very pleasant
Tuesday with Mrs. Alonzo Jones. A
delicious mid-day meal was one of
the chief enjoyments.
A large gathering of friends met
at the Ilelfley home last Thursday
night as a farewell courtesy for Mr.
and Mrs. Breitmayer, who leave this
week for an extended visit with Mr.
Brletmayer's parents in Jackson,
Mich. We regret the absence of this
estimable family, but are glad they
expect to return to Frultdale in a
Road Supervisor Jones, accom
panied by Road Supterlntendent
Brlnkeroff, spent last Tuesday In
specting the roads in this district.
Wherever Mr1. Jones has worked on
the roads he has accomplished splen
did results and we are expecting
more good work this year under Mr.
Jones' able supervinion. ,
Several dinner parties having Mr.
and Mrs. Breitmayer hs guests of
honor have been given this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Coutant entertained in
a charmnlg manner on Saturday ev
ening at a six o'clock dinner. Mrs.
Underwood was hostess on Monday
evening and Mr. and Mrs. Stan
baugh opened their hospitable home
to a number of guests on Wednes
E. E. Blanchard Is having a
bungalow erected at Cedarhurst to
be occupied by Mr. Pratt of Giants
Pass, a former resident of Michigan
Two prominent orchardlsts of
Frultdale discovered some sort of a I
"white growth" on their peach
trees. Fearing some terrible pest
might develop they sent a specimen
to Corvallis for examination. Their
minds' have been greatly relieved by
receiving the following answer: "Be
not alarmed. Those are mistletoe
seeds and aro not liable to develop
and damage your trees."
The first "out of door" event of
the season was held Sunday, March
10, at Forest Home. Sixty-two
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Brletniuyer
enjoyed dinner on the lawn and an
afternoon of visiting. The guests
on departing wished Mr. and Mrs.
Brletmayer a safe and pleasant
ourney and expressed the desire
that they return in time to hold this
annual gathering at their home In
the early spring of next year.
THE RULING PASSION.
VENICE, Cal., March 14. Mrs.
Cora Bough, candidate for the city
council, sidestepped a political meet
ing to attend the Los Angeles Fash
ion show. She Is squaring herself
with her supporters today.
MEXICAN OFFICERS PLAN
TO MAKE VIGOROUS WAR.
MEXICO CITY, March 14. Offi
cials of the president's palace today
announced that following the prohi
bition of shipments of arms Into
Mexico by the United States, a de
termined effort to crush the revolt
against President Madero will be
It was announced also that Madero
has received messages from Thomas
F. Ryan and Speyer brothers of New
York, offering to advance the cash
needed to restore the Madero army
to a state of efficiency.
Mrs. Will Rlggs, who has spent i
the past two months In Portland,
where she went on account of the
illness of her father, who recently
died In that city, has returned to
her home in Grants Pass.
March 16, Saturday Experience so
cial and cafeteria supper with hot
tamales, at Baptist church. 450-tf
Marck 19, Tuesday Address by
Charles A. Phlpps, of Portland, on
the men's religious forward
movement under the auspices of
the several men's clubs and broth
erhood organizations of the city.
March 20, Wednesday All day
and evening, the convention cf
the county Lunday School associa
tion. Mar. 26, Tuesday Regular meeting
of Grants Pass Music club. A Men
April 19. Tuesday Primary elec
tion. May 1, Wednesday Special election
to vote oti question of municipal
water nd power plaut.
BEGIN THE CHICKEN BUSINESS
RIGHT WITH A
63 Egg ...$12.50
126 Egg 22.00
252 Egg ....?. j.. 30.00
378 Egg ,.... 40.00
504 Egg '. . . . 52.50
100 Chick Brooder $ 6.00
200 Chick Brooder 9.00
200 Chick Lamp Brooder 13.50
CHICK FOOD, SHELL, GROUND BONE, BEEF
SCRAP, GRIT FOR CHICKS AND HENS.
CONKEY'S POULTRY REMEDIES.
CONVICTS SLAY OFFICERS.
LINCOLN, March 14. In
a mutiny at the Nebraska Btate
penitentiary this afternoon
Warden Delahunty and three
guurds were killed. Details aa
yet are unavailable. The out
break has been brooding for
months. A week ago Albert
Prince, a negro lifer, stabbed
Deputy Warden Davis to death
in the prison chapel during
dim'tion ol ni i t A n,l upcrt
trr d Irltw irircvrt U gur wclk.
W hciiluyiPBUllv ili,youpuy
incrr ami cro. Stnii lot cUki.
Tha Chu. h. Lty Co., SnU
J. C. SMITH
of Grants Pass
Republican candidate for
Primaries, April 19, 1912.
ELBERT S. VEATCH
candidate for republican nomination
OLE UK OF JOSEPHINE
Primaries April 1ft, 1912. The pres
ent deputy clerk. Five years' expe
rience In the office.
Charles F. Thompson
OF GRANTS PASS. OHIO.
Primary Election April 19, 1912.
J. M. MASON
Sheriff Josephine County
A strict enforcement of Local Option
and all other laws. ,
P IONEER ASSAYING AND
131 5th St., near U. S. Mint.
SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA
We buy gold, rich ore, amalgam,
and all mining productn. We pay
cash and give a square deal. Assay
ing 50c. Established 20 years. Ref
erence, First National Bauk of San
ImmiI bfMritnf. hatc'utta. fiH-n.
iiiftf in4 houi:nt poultry U
t'uuhrr l(-,k ji ptutlwl.
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CLASS. NED ADS
FOR SALE Four acres of good
fruit land inside city limits un
der city water; good, well-built
six-room house and pantry; some
bearing orchard within two blocks
or North Main street, $3, GOO.
Write Box 167, Ashland, Ore. 2t
FIVE ACUE8 OF LAND, two miles up
the river, with small, new house,
for sale. Call at Courier office.
FOR SALE Good, strong farm
team and wagon. liach horse
weighs over 1200 pounds. Call
at Gruetter's orchard on lower
Applegate, or phone 712-X-6.
FOR SALE 80 acres, mostly creek
bottom land, can be Irrigated, part
cleared and In crop, good build
ings, at your price if taken at
once. Terms. Also best business
locution in Merlin. Address own
er, Box 16, Merlin, Oregon 2-16-4t
THOROUGHBRED Brown and White
Leghorn eggs $1.00 per setting;
also a few hens and pullets. F. O.
Wilcox, 407 Rogue River Ave.
Phone 323-R 2-9-lSt
SUM 10 fine Barred Rock cockerels
for sale; also eggs (or hatching.
Cockerels two and three dollars
each. Eggs $1.50 per setting.
John Summers. 2-9-tf
FOR SALE Timber claim, MV 14
Sec. 24, Twp 87, 7 West, Jose
phine county. For particulars
address H. Walter, conductor, 3rd
and Townsend streets, 8. P. Co.,
San Francisco, Cal. 9-?-tf
COM 10 to my slaughter house about
two weeks ago, one sow and two
shoats, color black and white,
marked with two splits o left ear.
Owner is hereby notified to take
same away and pay charges or
same will he sold for keep. Gus
Earner, Grants Pass, Ore. 2-16-St
KSTRAY Eight head of cattle,
brand "H" on hip, crop and split
of left and half under crop of right
ear with dewlap. Information
wanted. T. J. Hussey, phone
710-F-ll. R. F. D. No. 2. 2-16-6t
SOUTHERN OREGON MINING BU
REAU Office 6th and Fir Sts.,
Medford, now ready for busi
ness. Assays made for gold, sli
ver, lead, copper and other miner
als. Mines and mining prospects
surveyed, assayed and milling maps
. and reports made thereon by com
petent milling assayers and engin
eers for reasonable compensation.
Mines and mining prospects listed
for lease or sale and advertised In
the leading mining Journals et the
United States. Capttal secured for
developing mines and mining pros
pects. All mine owners are earn
estly requested to send samples of
their ores for exhibition purposes,
and send full description of their
mining property. 1-lf 'f
RANNIE, the plumber, Is read' ;
any minute to repair your pl,; 'i
Ing. 609 H sttset. Telih"ii
assay and analytical work. Cernmt
and asphalt testing. Best equipped
assay office and testing labora
tory In Oregon. All worl' guaran
teed. Calvert-Paddock block.