A S H L A N D A M E R IC A N CITY OFFICERS ARE INSTALLED *---------------Locals-Personals-------------- !Merely Many Minor Matters !---------------Briefs and Fillers------------- A new electric sign has been in ing to be held in the First Methodist stalled fo r the Presbyterian church, church this Friday evening at 7 :.'I0. a g ift from the Junior Christian En The public is invited to hear this dry deavor society. The sign will an leader talk. nounce Sunday and week day serv --------* -------- ices. This g ift is made as a mem-1 RARE FUR AN IM AL CAPTURED l ••i orial to Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Lyman, J NEW CITY MAYOR TAKES REIGN — who were staunch Christian and mem f Mode of Curioiity of Citizen Is OF AFFAIRS Mr. and Mrs. RobfaMM, “ A m iri- |„.r, ,,f church. Both Mr. and The Ashland American telephone Strong for Little Animal. number is '.*5. Rhone in a news item can' editor, have leased apartments Mrs. Lyman passed away during the in the Shook block, where they will year. ringtailed cat, a species o f fur Mrs. Elizabeth Caven is enjoying ™gi",j'e thjg wintt.r Mr. and Mrs. . D ... . . , . n. „ . . .. . , Reverend R. tt. Nelson o f Phoenix bearing animal akin to the mink and a visit from her brother o f Texas, Richardson, other members o f the . , , . . , , , , . . . 1 was an Ashland visitor last week peculiar to Oregon, California and American force have rented a resi- , , , , , Mr. and Mrs. IL L. Clayeomb . « i , , i • . . when he made a study o f the Ash- Texas was captuied near Ashland dence in Ashland and intend m o v in g ................... .... , , , .... , land Week Day Bible school, which is recently and is now o ndisplay al visited in Portland this week. New Member Appointed on Board of in during the coming week. . , . . . . . tarried on through the joint efforts the Woods store oil East Main street The Modern Woodmen and Royal Many are you who have encourage o f the churches and the schools o f the These small animals were at one time City Library— Water Ques N't ighbors hold a joint installation city. Phoenix will open a similar | the new weekly. Now readers, we plentiful in Oregon but they .ire tonight at Moose hall. tion to be Aired, ask you to notice the ads in next school on Wednesday o f this week rapidly becoming extinct and at only and will organize on the Ashland W. II. Bartges and daughter, Miss week’s paper and by so doing you rare intervals can one be caught alive Fonte, have gone to Portland to I will see who welcomes us. Patronize ; plan, which will include the 3rd, 4th The ringtailed cats are expert Appointment o f department heads spend n week with friends. mousers and except fo r their love for the advertisers, It is helping Ash- “ »d 6th grades at the start. and announcements o f standing com A group o f college women attend eggs an dchickens they could become Mrs. Aaron Andrews o f Fairview land. mittees have been accomplished by ed the Southern Oregon Women’s a very domestic pet. street is making a good recovery Ashland’s new mnyor and eity coun Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lytle o f Ve- | The ringtailed cat is said to in club, which met on Saturday a fter from a recent serious illness. nice, California, have arrived in Med cil. noon in Medford. An enjoyable habit the dense fir timbered areas ford to visit at the home o f Mrs. The folloyw ing department heads Mrs. F. R. Merrill has returned luncheon was the feature o f the day. where it subsists on small rodents L ytle’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. I). W. were nominated by M ayor Pierce and from a visit with her daughter, Mrs. Those who attended from Ashland and birds. Wheeler. Mr. and Mrs. Lytle will also confirmed by the council unani Barr in Sacramento, California. were Mrs. C. E. Peil, Mrs. F. I). W ag visit with other southern Oregon rela ner, Mrs. P. B. Bach us, Mrs. V. V. PLANS COMPLETED FOR P L A Y mously : Mrs. Raymond Rugcr o f Dunsmiur tives during their vacation visit. Mills, Mrs. W alter Herndon, Miss Chief o f Police George W. Me- California, visited friends and rela- j The Employed Boys’ club held a Clara Trotter, Miss Leona Marzters, Normal School Committee Prêtent Nabb. tives in Ashland this week. Moroni Olten Players. meeting on Thursday evening at the Miss Marion Ady and Mrs Alice Night Patrolman, Charles Clause. Victor V. Mills, local insurance Pioneer hall. Before dinner the boys Willits. W ater Superintendent, Earl Hosier Members o f the faculty entertain man, is confined at home on account , enjoyed a season o f handball, which Mrs Louig Dot]Ke was hostess on Assistant W ater Superintendent* for r supper. Satim jay afternon to a group o f ment committee o f the normal I. D. Pittman. o f illne“ ' I whetted the appetites fo Plans are underway to arrange for friends, who spent the afternoon school are completing plans fo r the Fire Chief, Clint J. Baughman. Albany beat the normal ¡n the speakers and special features fo r most pleasantly in conversation and appearance here on January 22, o f basketball game at the northern city Fire Assistants, Lee Wallis and ' i a< h nutting, needlework. The hostess served very the Moroni Olsen players, who will 27 to 20. L. M. Wilson. present “ Outward Bound,’ ’a comedy Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McNair and <lainty and appetizing refreshments, Street Commissioner, Frank R. Mr. and Mrs. (J. E. Eib are in San their daughter, Marjorie, o f Oak- Those who enjoyed the hospitality success dealing with life a fter death. Merrill. The faculty committee which is Francisco, where Mrs. Eib is under land, California,, who are guests o f ° f the Dodge home were Mrs. Fred arranging fo r the coming entertain Sexton o f Cemeteries, M. J. Olson medical treatment. relatives in this city, spent Sunday Homes, Mrs. J. A. Churchill, Mrs. ment is composed o f Miss Elizabeth City Electrician, C. A. Malone. Dispatches say Charlie Chaplin visiting at the K. O. Gaddis home George Converse, Mrs. V. V. Mills, Richardson, chairman; Wayne Wells, Police Judge, C. J. Baughman. Mrs. C. J. Reid, Mrs. Clayeomb, Mrs has “ ran nway’’ probably never to in Medford, W alter Redford, V. V. Caldwell, City Attorney, W. M. Briggs. F. G. Swedenburg, Mrs. Carl Nims, return— who cares? The Red Cross instruction car Mrs. Frank Dean and Mrs. P. B. Miss Beatrice Hall and Arthur S. Standing Committees Mrs. A. R. Gregory, who was in visited Ashland this week. A demon Taylor. Standing committees chosen by The Daughters o f the Nile held jured recently in a fall, while walk stration in first aid work was given Mayor Pierce are as follow s: ing along Main street, is reported to nt the Chamber o f Commerce forum their annual election on Saturday at COME WEST TO GET IT Finance, Bergner, Peters, Thorn a meeting held at Grants Pass anil be greatly improved. Tuesday noon by Dr. Fenton and ,, , , , , , , ton. ,, ,. , .. , „ . largely attended by members from Railroad List* Mineral Propertied for . . . . . Miss Grace llawkyard, science Mr. lm in g o f the American Red . Electric, Thornton, Bergner, Kay. I the southern end o f the state. Mrs. Manufacturers teacher at the Ashland high school Cross. Rev. Hammond presided at Water, Peters, Bergner, Woods Merrick of Medford was initiated into Street, Peters, White Thornton. was ill with an attack o f flu on Fri the commerce luncheon. the mysteries o f the order. The elec- Whether it be talc fo r beauty cul Fire, Kay, Woods, Bergner. day and unable to attend her classes. Don’t forget, nil basketball fans, tinn resulted in the choice o f Mrs. ture or for marble to grease the build Ordinance. Woods, White, Kay. Rep. Wm, Briggs o f Ashland was the two games tomorrow night (Sat- Montgomery o f Medford fo r queen; ing turrets overhanging its canyons Cemetery, White, Woods, Thornton named on the law revision and the unlay) at the junior high gym. Lorena McNair, Ashland, royal prin- like streets, the east comes to the Indigent, Thornton, Peters, Kay. horticultural committees at the re Yreka high versus the Ashland high I cess; Mrs. Sally Lunburg, Grants Pacific coast and the southwest to Sanitary, Woods, Bergner, White. nnd Rnseburg junior high versus the Pass, Princess Tirzah; Mrs. Sweeny get it. cent legislative assembly. Building and Realty, Kay, White, Ashland junior high. Games called o f Medford, Princess Badoura; Mrs. Senator Dunn o f Ashnlnd has been According to G. T. Sielaff, South Bergner. nt 7:30 and 8:30 p. m. Charles Wood, Medford, Princess ern Pacilfic’s chief geologist, the named to seven committee places by Board o f Health, Bergner, Peters, Recorder; Miss Britt, Jacksonville. members o f the legislature now in company has now compiled a collec White, Dr. Swendenhurg, Dr. Haines. The Ashland postoffice is one o f Princess Banker. Those who attend session at Salem. tion o f over 800 private properties efficiency and order, and a busy A t Die request o f the eity library ed on Saturday from Ashland were holding commercial minerals in Ore board, Mrs. II. A. Stearns was ap place. Postal business matters made In few cities thrice our size will Mrs. Lorena McNair, Mrs. C liff gon, California, Utah, Nevada, New pointed to the hoard to succeed Mrs. you see stores with a more complete is acquainted with Postmaster F. 1). Jenkins, Mrs. W ill Loomis, Mrs. Mexico and Arizona. stock and liettor window displays. It Wagner this week. Mr. Wagner is a E. V. Carter, who has declined to Clyde Malone, Mrs. L. Schwein, Mrs. is indeed a mystery why anyone would Some o f the finest talc for face accept appointment again. former newspaper man and can Mrs. go out of Ashland to rtade. Irwin Bateman and Miss Juanita powders and building marble com ympnthize with anyone engaged in Carter has been actively connected Tnrr. John B. Sheley and Clarence parable to the famous marbles o f he task o f moving a printing office. with the library board fo r 35 years, Sheley, of Central Point, were Ash The First Congregational church Italy are available on properties since the very inception o f the li land visitors Monday. Miss Wilma Mr. Miller stopped in the Amrri- held its annual dinner on Tuesday which the railroad an serve accord brary project, and lias been one o f Sheley is a normal student here. nn o ffic e Wednesday, while on bis evening in the church parlors. An ing to the list compiled by Sielaff. the most loyal civic worker in the vay home with a big jug o f lithia abundant mcnl had been provided The properties listed o ffe r a variety II. D. McNair o f the Park garage city on this and other projects. was recently called to Idaho Fall on I water. He is a newcomer to Ash under the direction o f the ladies o f o f more than (15 minerals. --------- •!•_______ land and says it is certainly a won the church who served the meal at account o f the dangerous illness of This information is made available T H E ( t»l NTV F A IR G K O l NDS derful place. Mr. Miller edited a <1:30. A fte r the happy supper hour his mother. by the railroad through various or paper in Michigan in 1S77, and and a short intermission for friendly , ganizations fo r the benefit o f manu The Jackson County fair grounds, Mr. and Mrs. II. S. Sanford. Mrs naturally drifted into one whenever visits, the annual business meeting facturers who are seeking mineral located one mile from Medford on the Don Whitney and her two daughters lie smells the printer’s ink. was called to order by the pastor. products. Parties having mineral prop Pacific highway, are the most modern Patsy and Marietta, have gone to on the con-t, the investment in which Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Myer, recent Rev. Charles D. G affney, who acted erties may list them with the railroad. is now *110.000, and when the grounds San Diego where they will remain Ashland visitors at the home o f Mrs. a s modtrator. Reports were presented Two years ago a preliminary survey are completed will be in the neigh for two months. Mary Yinlng on Granite street, su f from nil the different departments was made o f the mineral resources borhood o f $200,000. All buildings are Elmer Morrison, owner o f D a ffo fered an auto accident as they drove o f the church which showed a health along the railroad’s lines. The list new with modern system o f architec ture. Buildings and stock barns are dil farms, a splendid modern chicken north on Monday on their homeward ful and encouraging condition o f the | now includes nearly nil minerals re- scientifically arranged to handle the ranch, is installing a tiOOil-cgg elec oiurney to Seattle. Near Glendale work. The annual election resulted in quired by modern manufacturers. different departments for which they tric incubator which he will use this their car Went o f f the grade, badly the choice o f the following officers: Since the railroad started disseminat were erected. year fo r his hatching business. They have a half mile fast dirt burning Mrs. Myer, who, however, Deacons: C. A. Gray nnd George ing the information a large number Mrs. A. R. Gregory suffered a was sufficiently recovered on Tues Carey; trustees. Henry C. Galey, C. o f deposits hnve been opened to de track for horses and a mile ami an eighth track fo r automobiles; an A. Gray and L. II. Leslie: deaconess, velopment and production. The in* severe fall while on the street Thurs day to resume her journey. American Legion g o lf course, the Bar Mrs. Charles G ray; treasurer, V. V. formation included in the list o f ber nriplane landing field, which is day on a shopping tour. Her injuries Vernon McGee, son o f Mr. and Mills; cl« rk. Rosa D. Galey; Sunday properties is being used by chambers al>n th.» only air mail port in Oregon. are considered serious on account o f Mrs. J. II. McGee o f this city, who The programs put on by the Jack- «chool superintendent, H. C. Galey; o f commerce ns fell as the railroad in her age. lias been a student at the Univeristy son County Fair association are un assistant superintendent, D. M. locating indusrties in the West. excelled by any fair on the coast, ex The price o f The American by mail of Oregon during the fall term, did Spencer. cepting the state fairs o f Oregon and every week is $2 per year in advance. not return to the university after You will final the American offic« Washington. We expect and earnestly hope every the holiday«, but is employed in next «loor to the 20th Century store A novel and original feature o f the O O home in the city will bring or send Portland.. Vernon may possibly not and opposite Woods’ store, in same Jackson county fair is in giving free SILENTLY PASSING building with Ashland Electric store. toickets to the auto tourists who pass in a subscription this week. return to the campus until next fall. Come in and subscribe for the new through. Represneta tives are sent Mrs. Gordon McCracken, state re Trinity Guild o f the Kpiseopal W ILLIAM CLAUDE. JR weekly pajier; it is only $2.00 for i to the auto parks in Medford, Ashland gent o f the Daughters o f the Am eri church held a business meeting in \\ illinin Clnude. Jr., infant son o f year. We are printing this i-sue 1200 and Grants Pass every evening to is can Revolution, left Friday fo r north their parish h • i-i- on Thursday after- Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Williams, dieil copies, anil guarantee a circulation of sue invitations and complimentary ern towns on business connected noon. The nnnuul election resulted Thursda\ evening. January fith. at 1000. The paper will be in the home- ticket-, anil to solicit their attendance Friday mornings. It will grow. at the fair. By this method Jackson with th» welfare o f the various in th e choice o f the following o ffi- the age o f three months, 12 «lavs In our haste to get established li county h;.s probably received as much «ers : chapters o f the state. Mrs. G. II. Hedburg. president ; at their home on Main street in Ashland, we ore sending out the pa advertising f"«m all over the Unite«! Mrs. W. I „ Maxey, vice presulent; Talent. Funeral services were held per for a time in a five-column pagi States as any one o f its many ad Kcv. V. K \llison. who has l><.-n Mrs. W alter Everson, secretary Mrs. at 2:30 p. m. Sunday at the Stock size. On arrival o f new large "ress vertising features. conducting revival services i<t Yam we will enlarge the pages. A C. W. Hanson, treasurer. funeral «rlors in Ashlan«!. hill, Or., has completed his service« For advertising account* with I ' \ \< « \i'\\ ' " I I O W N E R " I and will preach in his home pulpit J. W. McC oy, cashier o f the First Xnieiican. we collect by jiersonal v DRV GOO|t> STOKE Margaret Lloyd Evano. next Sunday. the fiist of ea<h month, thus sav Nationnl bank, has returned from vur Inc; 1 firms the trouble of p< Mrs .Margaret Lloyd Evans, ag« «I On February L L. F. Ferguson w i! age and filing of accounts, and m Mrs. Grace Andrews was hostos« Portland whore he attended a meet- [ SO year«, passed away at her home •etire from the firm of E. R. Isaac / to her Sunday schol class o f normal ng «>f the executive board o f th e ’ ng ’ he American bookkeeping sy-t 1 16:* Ohio street Wednesday nt Company, local dry goods dralo- ■ note convenient to handle. -tíldente when they met at her home Oregon State Bankers' a sociation. a. m. She w-as a native o f Wales and the business will bo conducted b on Fritlay evening fo r a business Mr. McCoy report* that this y e a r's 1 Mr. Isaacs, who will bo the -ole owne «1 had resided in Ashland fo r *he of the stock. The partner-hip wa meeting and discussion o f class prob onvention wi 1 be held at Gearhart, st 5 y> ars. Funeral services were formed March 1. IM21, ; nd h >regon. June fror to 4 An interesting lem*. \ ito ramps are found rvetywh*-« '«I Thursday morning. Interment the beginning been a successful bu.-: nd instructi\« program is being pre- i g the high' ay, but opre a It ’ ne - venture, which has grown an Mr. and Mr*. R. F. Reasoner of •ared. ■ at the Ashland Mausoleum. er -t< j - i i Ashland's r a ' p he come- expanded irto one of the h ’ st dr Cl ntral Point, ! ______. • ______ ■re plr'««ant caller« - n nnd again. Natatnrinm* and V «»■yds estahMshirents in Southern O re The progrr ami prosperity of n at The American o f flee Wednesday. •on : ir swimming pool o f natur’1 IMl M T Y MASS MEETING AT gon. fi aturing the usual staple li«'«' it y Is largely re(1ect«sl in its homes Mi». Rea «oner is preaidlent o f the ■ r n • pier : re in and rin*« to il e M F IR ST METHODIST CHURCH ■nd ladies' readv-*"*-wear r d ml it is » m 'i'ji iif to note that mani ty ;n«l the «bn d v r '«I o f the fir « ' d hr Mar P. i Mm mg company at Frrm on has not been rcth-e i th ...i cm) attractive hou-e- are now 1 on pr< > ¡ 11 <■ ih' • •onduct of the fir^r's ko-i ’O Gi Id Hill. »•ing cm--t meted in A-bland. proving Major Frank Ebhert. America's n ,| • i g n • b «uhi g've fi — •Ive« entire credit for the i -«■ t hat natural setting of mountains anil fi < most “ dry law yer" will deliver Mr. Isaacs. Alwny- k "«■p yiwr «•nd s’ n h >v e «rr o . . i «• • . « in » ........» . ’ • ! P . Mr. :>"d Ml F • c o f his powerful and eloquent ad ♦tine ami the «had' Taik," id a vi V r fro : th t HIM h: i e r ! n f. r t ’ e r 'a l h rit v. bind you. ker. dresses at a community mass meet- fro «« Oakland *n a i * ¡« Mi.. e*-n ' -« o f the mammoth stock reducing sale. Wc Committees Chosen £ --------------------------- Ó . THE IOI RIST’S II WEN ad a certain].