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About Central Point herald. (Central Point, Or.) 1906-1917 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 5, 1909)
C entral po in t H erald
Many Conventions In Po'tlanJ
command good prices. Offers of 13
cjnt3 have been made for the 1908 crop
Editors Fight fe r fish.
THURSDAY. AUGUST 5, 19C9.
lost In The Hills.
Buz/drd Ore Runs High.
Council Sell Water Bonds.
that a few weeks ago went begging at
The Medford—Grants Pass— Gold, Frank Hatfield and Paul Norcross,
Mayor W. C. Leever and Hon. J. W.
The city council at its regular meet
Conventions of more than usual in 5 cents. Short crops in England and Hill papers have been handing each | two well known young men of Central Merritt returned Sunday evening from
ing Monday night disposed of the city
terest to the whole northwest will be Germany are said to be boosting the
the fishing situation at Grants Pass and
rl lnK expert- .San Francisco where they went some water bonds, getting a premium of *275
he d he e during the middle of August. prices.
to an outsider it has developed into j ences to tel1 regarding their camping | time ago with a shipment of ore from for the entire issue. The highest bid
The Am ricun Association of Farmers
Oregon lumbermen will participate quite a nice little comedy. Editor Fay tr*P "hen they return to town. The the Buzzard mine ot
Institute Workers wi 1 gather here for
the headwaters der was the S. A. Keen Company of
the 14;.h annua! meeting on August 16 quite generally in the semi-annual meet of the Go d Hill Nev.s starts the ball two young men are camped at the Nat- 0f Elk creek 45 mil
northeast from Chicago, and besides the premium they
ura| bridge on upper Rogue river and
and 17. The Association for the pro ing of the Western Pine Manufacturers rolling as follows:
pay the expenses of the bond issue—
motion of Agricultural Science will Association at Spokane on August 9.
Grants Pass not only invites the fish in
t tu 1 The gentlemen shipped 20 tons to the that is the expenses of making the
meet here August 17 end the Associa J.he ptogrnm is an interesting one and Rogue river to stop’ but sees that they *way tron® carnp a nd in some manner
tion of American Agricultural Colleges
their bearings and were unable to smeRer as a test run in order to deter- bonds, etc. Two other bids were re
many will go from this state. Among do so, and there don’t seem to be any
will hold the 23rd annual convention
wav to prevent it. If the commercial return to their starting point. The ™»ne the actual values of the ore and ceived—one at par and another for a
here on August IS. l‘J and 20. The the speakers will be Gifford Pinchot, club of that city were as successful bovs wprp nhqpni
with the homeseekers as the fishermen
Wed- they were more than pleased with the premium of $254.50.
conventions will deal with scientific eg- United Slates Forester. Conservation are with the fish, grass woultl soon "
y ornin*- retails of their ex- reSult. Mr. Leever says the test nrov-
A proposition was also received from
ricultute am! improved farming meth ami reforestation are subjects that will sprout through the paved streets of P r,ence are rather meager but evident-■ , ,
ods will he discussed fully. Able au be discussed and are of general inteiest Medford and Gold Hill would tie a hole ly they suffered no ill effects from it . J 6" beyond a 1 question that the ore ! F. K. Lowry, representing the Ameri-
in the ground.”
thorities on these su jects wi 1 speak. to lumbermen.
they are stiil in the hills.
will pay well to mine and ship even with can Light & Water Company, offering
Hogs continue to make new records ! Then the Medford Tribune adds in
Many will be in attendance from all
| the long haul to the railroad and that it to submit plans and specifications for
in the Portland market. What lis said
parts of the United States.
I is their intention to mine and ship sev- 1 the proposed system, free of cost to
papers, by willfully and malicious y
Baby Morphine fiends.
Tlie meetings will lie held in Ihe con to have been the highest price ever paid
■ eral cars this season. For business j the city, with a bid for construction of
copying Mr. Fay’s remarks, and to are made by all soothing syrups
vention hall of the Commercial Club.
the gentlemen do not make the system, the said American Light &
show its contempt for both the Rogue babv medicines that contain opium and !reasons
Following the final session on Friday, realized here during the past week when
Water Company agreeing to accept the
narcotics. McGees Baby Elixir con- I Public the actual figures on the result
the visitors will he taken by special
city bonds in payment for their work at
tains no injurious or narcotic drugs of t of the smelter test but it is evident that 5J per cent, or 1 of one per cent less
train on a trip through the Willamette
“ Material for newspapers must be
valley as guests of the Commercial bettor than *9.00 per hundred poundsin 1 scarce
in both Gold Hill and Medford. disordered t
than the bonds have been advertised
f° r ' the fi*
, . ures a re P ^ t t y well up or it
club. The hop, prune, walunt and ot h
What has Grants Bass got to do with disordered stomachs, oowels and fret-
for sale, should their bid be accepted.
eaduig crops of the district wilt be futures ought to encourage farmers to j keeping the fish from going up? The fulness-splendid for teething infants. I wovld not pay to haul and ship so long
The report sent from hero to a Medford
seen. Corvallis wit entertain the dele
paper stating that Mr. Lowry’s propo
I fishway in addition to the one already ,
gates over night. On the following day
■ in the dam which will insure more fish !
sition comtemplated the private owner
a similar trip will be made to Hood Riv
! going up the river, but so far he takes
. i> „„ i:
Fiero Buys Beebe Traci.
Who! is Best for Indeyistion
ship and control of the water system is
it out in talk. He has 1 een trying to
G ity G O U rU il PrOCCCdifigS
er where the extensive apple orchards
entirely erroneous. This proposition
will be inspected.
Mr. A Robinson of Diumquin, uni.
Ont. j talking for publication. He says that
The citv council mpt in
A. Conro Fiero, who recently pur however was not considered by the
The price of hogs is soaring and the h is been trou led for years with iddi- ! fishermen turn out the fights at the : »,
sess chased the J. W. Myers tract east of council.
advance means money in the pockets of gestion and recommends Chamberlains ! Ament dam and he imagines that they
* 11t^ Mayor Lee- town, paying *20 000 for 20 acres oflthe
The sale of these bonds now insure
the northwest growers. A repetition of Stomach and Liver Tablets as .... " are doing or are going to do something ver *n the chair, and all members pres- finest orchard in the valley, has doubled the early commencement of the actual
tne | wrong. He admits that he is afraid to ent except Councilman Pattison. The
the stirring days of 1904 in the hop best medicine I ever used.” If troub go out after dark without a light and
the size of his holdings by purchasing work of constructing Central Point’s
trade is promised. Brewers of the led indigestion or constipation give them so he runs over to Medford and tells accumu ation of the month's business from A. W. Beebe 20 acres adjoining water system and if nothing occurs now
world are said to be facing a serious a trial. They are certain to he
to the west, paying $11,000 or $550 per to de'ay the work the system can be
, , 1 habit the river below the dam. Sensi-, $137.95 were audited and allowed,
shortage of hops. The market in Port cal- They are
easy to take and pleas- | ble peop|e do not take anv stock in
The bj(Js for
acre for the same. Seveu acres of the completed before winter.
land has been lifted in a few week from anc in effect. Price 25 cents, samples j charges which have in no instance been
Considering the high rates that are
we e opened and disposed of. The bid I Beebe tract is planted to 3-year-old
10 cents to 20 cents. Even old hops free at Mary a Mee’s drug store.
| proven. Grants Pass people are not
I pears, and 6 acres to 5-year-old Spitz- now being paid for money in the East
; to i lame because Gold Hill
..... and ____
Med- of S A. Keen & Co.;
_ of Chicago,
I ford fishermen have “fisherman’s ?to,275 being the highest received, the enberK aPP,es- The remaining 7 acres ern financial centers the council has
1 will . be . planted
to pears this winter. made a good sale of the bond issue and
| bonds were awarded to them. Other.,™
But the real humor of the question bids were C. H. Coffin & Co., of Chiea- i lhls ^lvea "*r 'r,ero one of the best 40 from the thorough investigation that is
made by men .of finance before they
I arises when the fish warden does hap- j go, par, J. H. Causey & Co., of Denver | acres
^ru*f ’n the valley.
will invest in bonds of this kind a
! pen to catch a pair of poachers napping j $25, 254.50.
good opinion will have been formed of
and runs them in, and then the I
Intense Colicky Pains Relieved.
Courier has to make the following ex
“For some years I suffered from in
tense colicky pains which would com:
* ‘An article on another page of this I
Granulated Sore fyes cured
issue, headed “Grants Pass Not Re-1 The 33rd annual reunion of the Pio- on at times and from which I could find
“ For 20 years I suffered from a bad
sponsi le ,” was written and printed be-1 neer Society of Southern Oregon will no relief, ” says 1 S Mason of Beaver
tore it transpired that two Oregon City e„ uo1,
* ui j r,
men had been arrested, charged with
Ashland, Oregon; on Thurs- Dam, Ky. “Chamber ains".Colic, Chol- case of granulated sore eyes says Mar
fishing with a boat without a name on f‘ay August 26th. We hope to have era ar,d Diarrhoea Remedy was recom- tin Boyd of Henriette, Ky. “ In Feb
it. This is hardly a great victory for the pleasure of greeting you on that menc*ed to me by a friend. After tak- ruary, 1903, a gentleman asked me to
the officials. I t cannot be c aimed that occasion, together with your family and
a ^ew doses of the remedy 1 was en- try Chamberlains Salve. I bought one
Grants Pass is in anyway responsible frienrfR
L * ,..
“ tirelv relieved That
for these terrible ct mumps than i t 1 friends. It is desirable thatfthe annual t-*ri‘br relieved. That was four years box and used about two-thirds of it and
would be if they had comb from Med-1 •eunions of the society be perpetuated. aK0 uud there has been no return of the my eye» have not given me any trouLle
Prof. B. F. Mulkey, of Jacksonville, 8ymPtons since then.’
For sale by Mary A. Mee.
It seems really a shame too, that the ^as agreed to deliver an address to the
Mary A. Mee,
Courier had to retract ail of that good pioneers and their friends on that oc
dope which was intended to squash all casion Come and bring your badges
who have the effrontery to question with you,
Silas J. Day,
Josephine county's right to monopolize
the fishing in Rogue river but it seoms
that the right thing is bound to turn
up once in a while—even if a fish war
M A N U F A C T U R E R S B U ILD IN G .
You can appreciate the dollar that you save for
Chamberlains Colic, Cholera and Diarr
den is responsible for it.
it represents a sacrifice, either of time, labor or
On the eastern side of Geyser Basin, at the Alaska-Yukon-Paciflc Ex
hoea Remedy Never Known to Fail.
position, the handsome Manufacturers Building looks across the restless
of some luxury.
A bank account with this
“ I ¡have used Chamberlains Colic,
waters of the Cascades and the fla hing foam of “Old Faithful,” the re
Cholera and Diarrhoea remedy since it
bank will insure the safety o f your money
production of Us namesake in Yellowstone National Park.
| was first introduced to the public in
Its location is the most central of any of the exposition buildings, and
I will have on exhibition in Central j 1872. and have never round one instance
its architectural design is especially fitting for the position it. has been Point, Saturday August 14th, a number where a cure was not speedily effected
given, ft was one of the first great exhibition palaces to be completed, of colts from the Btallion “ Dewey” , I by its use. I have been a commercial
and before the end of last year was ready for the reception of its vast col ranging in ages from 4-year-olds down, ! traveler for 18 years, and never start
lection of exhibits. It will house a magnificent assortment of the highest Look them up as some fine anima s will out on a trip with out this, my faithful
J. W. MERRITT, President
J. O. ISAACSON, Cashier
examples of man's ingenuity and invention, and within its walls will be be on exhibition.
I5dl6 ; friend,” says H S Nichols of Oakland
gathered specimens of manufactured articles from the workshops of every
W. J. FREEMAN
W. C. LEEVER,
I. C. ROBNETT
i Indian Territory.
J. M. Samuels.
nation or importance In the world.
I Sold by Mary A. Mee:
It overlooks the finest of the formal gardens of the exposition, and Its
Lo. The Poor Editor.
splendid line of pergolas, with their vine-covered columns and blossoming
flowers, complete a restful and pleasing view. At no part of the grounds
can be seen a more beautiful Illuminating effect than is presented from
The following definition of an editor,
the open pergolas during the late evening and early night. A million
sparkling electric bulbs flash their white lights through the waters and, ! taken from one of our exchanges hits
scattered throughout the greenery, hundreds of electroliers mingle their j the nail on the head and is worthy of
many hues with the riot of colors. Looking down the gentle slope of j reproduction:
Rainier Avenue the floating craft of two lakes is brought into vision and
The editor of today has to get his
adds the delights of a broad, light-sprinkled stretch of forest-enclosed nose down on the grindstone and keep
waters to the whole effect.
' it there sixteen hours per day and 365
! days in the year or he falls by the way-
’ side. There are men who quit work
Saturday night and rest until Monday
morning. They lay aside business cares
at five or six o’clock every evening and
do not res me them until seven or eight
the next morning. Not so your editor
He has no elegant leisure. He knows
no hours, no Sunday, no nights When
Have it set while
he goes to a party, or to church, or on
you wait by the
a pleasure trip, it is ail irt the line of
WE ARE A L J o MAKING A RUN ON A FEW
1 duty. Withal, your editor is a cheerful
longsuffering soul, going about doing
.SUMMER DRE-SJ GOODJ THE LATEST P A T
goi-d in his humble wav. He returns
gi od for evil. He writes 'ong puffs
TERNS IN LAWN J , &ATISTIES, ETC THE-SE
for church sociables, and in return
P R I C EJ AR E PLACED IN REACH OF ALL
th-refor he accepts a hunk of cake that
would sink an ironclad. He notes the
arrival of all the babies in the neigh
' ‘ r a g J B r a r a 1 a ts a iM w itra a fM —
borhood and eternally perjures his soul
This machine compresses the metai cold and insures again t
by telling how pretty they are. He re
charred felloes and over-dished wheels
joices with the gay and mourns with
those who are sad. He booms every
enterprise which makes his community
rich and goes about hiirfelf clothed in
gunny sack coats and one suspender.
He glories over the fortune of his
neighbor, and meekiy eats his own re
past of I roiled corn-cobs and colored It.
beta off tomato tans. He ran »rite a
sermon, an account ot a prize fight, a
General Repair and Machine work receive prompt attention
political speech, an obituary noer •,
p •try, etc:t wt,rd. pi'ch hay. »asn
C e n tra l Pc indi
dishes pr- ids at camp meeting, awry
O r e g o n
horarf. «?•!• low r;- 7
-1 ,.r :.n; thing
e ls. at a
n ntn a< t:: e.
CENTRAL POINT STATE BANK
Fire! Smoke! W ater
Is Your Tire Loose?
Backed by the Sheriff could not make the prices we
are making on our Calicoes
All of cur 61- 2 cent
Calicoes now 5 cents.
B rooks’ Gold T ir e
iS e tte r
Come Early and Avoid The Rush
Our Horseshoeing Department Is In
Charge of an Expert, Scientific
F. A. Hawk