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making them. One don’t hear them wandering trail. Drink in the sweet wiiui sarcastically repl.cu: *■
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I in Medford as that city has nothing nectar of the wild flowers. Absorb some day you can tax it.
| but boosting talk to give out. Med the earthy odor of the moist sod and
When it is considered that the
ford is no better than Ashland— a moss.
great electrical indusetry o f the every known business and
| little larger and different people.
When the body grows tired, lie present is based primarily upon Fara advertising suggestions.
I They play up the neighborly town down in the shade o f the friendly day’s epochal discovery, the truth
feeling all right and then go after oak or pine. Listen to the cadence o f his great jesting remark may be
N U M E R O U S M I N E R A L S P R IN G S
| our trade with their big ads every of the birds and o f the abundant in understood. Today the electrical in
N EAR HERE.
......... Friday, quoting prices in bold type sect life. Feel the exquisite sense of dustry is the third largest taxpayer
that are no lower than the Ashland fatigue that comes from muscles o f corporation taxes in America, and
We heard a Medford hard used and from the free rhyth will doubtless soon stand at the head
man say that the Medford merchants mic expansion of breathing dust- o f the list.
| may be big bluffers or not, but the free air.
The electrical industry in the
crowds showed that their ads and
One dose of a good, stiff outdoor United States paid last year in taxes
welcome talks were getting the busi
hike is worth a million miles of Rolls $163,000,000.
Lilhia W a t e r Give* R e lie f to S t o m
Royce exercise. Try it and you will
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Now if anyone in Ashland likes find that the good old fliver of two
ach, K e e p » it S w e e t and
A P en n y an H ou r Servant.
Medford so well, he can either move firm feet and a stout heart will give
vastly more pleasure than six cylin
H ealth fu l.
What do you pay for house ser
of Medford There is no use or no ders and a tank full o f gas. And your vice these days? The average wages
business in kidding ourselves. There car will be better for the rest, too. for domestic help that comes into
is no big business increase in sitting
the home by the hour in some cities
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In the neighborhood of Ashland
around too independent watching
50 cents, making $4 for an eight
are numerous mineral springs, the
the farmers within two miles go to O R E G O N R A N K S A M O N G F IR S T hour day, plus carfare both ways and
waters of which have proved benefi
another city to trade. Ashland is no
Servants living in the
cial in many cases of illness. These
different than any city. What any
E lectrical D e e v lo p m e n t in State I» home are getting very good pay all
waters are lithia, soda and sulphur.
city in America does, Ashland can
over the country.
Our lithia water is widely known
D o in g A d v a n c e W o rk .
do. We have the people, the money
But here is a servant that works
for its distinctive taste, and is used
the soil, the climate and the farming
for about a penny an hour, the most
more as a table water than as a (i
PAIN TER S
, .i. • u m j
i 1 territory to draw from,
medicinal agent. It is bottled and • L__
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Western states continue to lead reliable, most efficient, most econ
have the medium to talk through to
omic, cleanest servant of all— elec
shipped to various parts of the coun
invite trade or to quote prices or to the country in power production.
tricity. Measured in terms of human
W. H. ROSS & SONS
tell of arrivals or styles. While sit
labor, electricity may be hired in
This lithio water is found to give
Painters and D e co ra to rs
ting in a barber shop this week we
the American home today for an
ready relief to distress in the stom
overheard a farmer there ask the 11 Western states had 14 per cent
average of about one cent on hour,
1023 East Main Street
ach or a feeling o f fullness after
barber what he thought of a certain
according to some o f the statisti
eating. It is recommended for rheu
new business that has located in
cians who have gone to the pains to
matism, gout, stomach disorders and
Ashland and the reply was that the
figure it out.
kidney troubles. It keeps the stomach
man sure had nerve to locate in industrial consumers of the United
sweet and the intestinal tract health
Incidentally, this servant— electri
Ashland with that business. He was
ful and clean. Many common ills are
city__is the only one whose wages
probably right, and it takes nerve to nounced by the Electrical World.
prevented by its constant use.
not been greatly increased
The number of electric consumers
establish any kind of a business any
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The soda springs, some o f them
before the war. Instead
place these days of keen competition.
B R O W N & R IC E
naturally carbonated, supply waters
But the point is that all newcomers 1926, brining th total as of January of being increased the cost of elec
for a bargain in
that are useful in digestive disorders
should be made to think they are 1, 1927, to 2,726,209, as compared tricity on the average is 8.6 per cent
— REAL E S T A T E -
We have both hot and cold sul
welcome. Sell our city to ourselves with 19,528,581 for the nation as a less today than it was in 1913.
63 North Main Street
phur springs, which in many instan
first. Believe in it. What can be done whole.
Ashland, O re g o n
ces have been helpful in rheumatic
Is your store crow ded7
elsewhere can be done here. The time
In per capita generation of elec
and other uric acid conditions. These
is always ripe.
“ Oh, the people tricity no section of the country can
D o you welcome more
sulphur waters are utilized for pub
A. M. Beaver
havn’t any money, they are not compete wtih the Pacific coast. Ore
business? W ould you invite
lic bathing purposes in and near
spending.” More rot.
The people gon is included among the first 15
The R elia b le-R espon sib le, Real Estate,
have as much money here as they states in the union. The addition in some country trade7
People whose health is not vigor
Loans, In surance
have a mile and an eighth north,they
ous and who want to locate where
References: Citizens Bank of Ash
are spending as much or more than in 1926 was 302,000 horsepower. It __these people read the Ash
land, First National Bank, State
they can build up their vitality and
they have ever spent since Adams is estimated that the increase during land American.
Bank o f Ashland— 175 Main St.
their strength, are invited to locate
If they are not spending it 1927 will exceed 430,000 horsepower them Fridays.
in Jackson county. Here they will
here they are some place else. They iln 16 hydro-electric plants and four
guessing about its welcome
find these health-giving waters to
eat as hearty as they ever did; they steam stations. The construction bud
drink daily, fresh from the springs.
in the home.
wear as many clothes as they did get is estimated to be $174,000.
All these waters are free to every
last year; they buy as much gas; as
G o o d City f o r C o u n try
body, and can be easliy secured in
much bread, as much tobacco, etc. lions of dollars invested and distribut ers. It is their paper and
— B uys and T r a d e s —
Lithin park, Ashland.
Buckle up, all of us, the city as a ing light and power under state regu they look fo r your announce
F. L. N U T T E R
2 4 0 E. Main
Thousands passing through on the
Ashland, O re g o n
whole, and let’s go after the busi lation, are keeping ahead of the de ments or prices. The Ameri
Southern Pacific trains stop for a
ness. Then let each of us discourage mand which is steadily increasing
can caters to the homes in
drink o f our wonderful waters at the
this talk of poor business, poor town as the west develpos and the increas
Ashland depot. The fame and vir
or lack of co-operation. Let’s sell the ed use and practicability o f electri and adjacent to Ashland
tues of these waters are almost na
town to ourselves first, as before city is manifested. Local companies and will aim to please them
GEORGE E. FOX
said and try to aid ourselves, our are reaching out as rapidly as prac in news and ads. Advertisers
If you are not feeling well in the
R E A L E S T A T E and IN S U R A N C E
neighbor and our city.
Trade at ticable to serve agricultural and hor can talk to them through
place where you live, if you are dis
Good Bargains in Land
Quit wasting your dollars ticultural districts, and by practicing these columns at very reason
satisfied with your surroundings,
and City Property
(that never return) by ordering from economies they are able to precent
what wisdom is there in letting your
increases in rates, selling electric
Shears & Sawbuck.
existence just drag along from day
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The American is located
energy under the pre-war prices.
to day? Come to Jackson county and
in the Shook block. W e try
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locate. Here are waters and air and G E T O U T O F T H E C A R ;
> e YELLOW
B eaver Realty Co.
climate and scenery that will help
you woo back your old-time health.
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T A K E W A L K FOR Y O ’ SELF
F A R A D A Y ’S SAR CA STIC
By Erwin Greer
After seven long hard years of
President, Greer College of Automo
with one object in view, Mich
tive and Electrical Trades, Chicago.
in 1831 succeeded in
“ Gosh, but I’m hungry!” That is
Human nature is such that people
electric current by in
are oft offended at imaginary wrongs the remark that many folks make
in his laboratory he
of others. Men can talk to a crowd when out driving all day in ar. auto
to a friend
in plainer terms than they can talk mobile.
"Gee, but I’m tired!” That is an
Many business men
sort of chaps, who said:
spurn ndvice or suggestions after other remark that results from a
“ Very interesting, but what is the
continually telling the public that long drive.
of it?” To which Faraday some-
Both of these expressions nowa
they welcome suggestions. If we are
broadminded enough to accept and days very common, are intrinsically
act on suggestions at times, we might, untruthful. There is nothing about
all be better off. If we sometimes sitting in an automobile, especially
took the advice of business associates if one drives that gives exercise or
or the public it would often repay us. activity to the body. There is noth
Probably, on the other hand, if the ing in driving which increases activi
writer had taken advice of individ ty of the lungs. In fact, as a rule, the
uals he wouldn't be in Ashland. But process is just the reverse.
When one drives, the spine is bent,
regardless o f sentiment or approval
it remains a fact that we each cater the shoulders hunched over, the mus-
to the public and depend, more or cles tense and one breathes much
more poorly than in ordinary walk
less on public opinion.
Ashland is a splendid city, as we ing.
Even the occupant of the back
have often remarked, but like towns
the world over, we have our faults. seat has a poor posture, position or
We believe these little faults could nervous state to imbibe quantities
be greatly reduced and remedied if of fresh air.
The mere exposure to the wind as
we co-operate more, get together
more, talk things over, make sug one sails along does not mean that
gestions and follow such. A business consideable quantities are taken into
men’s club or association often ac the body. In fact, one of the most
inefficient ways to take fresh air
One o f the worst drawbacks to is via the automobile route,
most cities is the knocker, (so
Of all the common, everyday pur
termed) or the pessimestic view citi- suits of life, automobile driving is
zens take of their own home.
probably the most nerve racking.
In Ashland we have probably heard nerve exhausting and debilitating,
a hundred individuals say it was the ! The tiredness which comes is not
worst business town they ever laid the effect of exercise but rather the
eyes on. Such remarks will kill hon- effect of muscle and nerve tension
est business efforts quicker than any without any relief,
other one cause. We have probably
You who want better respiration
heard over a hundred individuals say, and a twang to your appetite, put
143 North Pioneer
"Oh, Medford gets the business, thil a couple punctures in the tires of
town doesn't go after i t ” We don't your car. Then sling a knapsack on
believe in such remarks. We don't your shoulder. Get out into the glut*,
Lhe tw hcMf them, They hurt the ant* - km* outdour«! FMtww Mw* lure of the
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when they are not busy.
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the office. Som ebody is go
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