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prayer meeting 7 :■"() p. m.
Thursday, March .’I at 2 p. m. the
ladies prayer meeting at the parson-
Every Friday in each week at 7:30
choir practice, M j . Avery Hardy,
A cordial invitation extended to
the public to worship with us.
The Wagner creek school is giv-
■ riK a patriotic program at the Wag
ner creek school house in horn ,r o f
U~oii.ngIon's Lirih iu_ this
It was postponed
from last Monday evening. The pub
lic is invited.
Miss Lucile Holdridge returned
from Corvallis Tuesday evening
where she attended the educational
exposition over the week-end and
visited her brother, Wayne, who is
attending O. A. C. Miss Holdridge
left Corvallis Sunday evening on the
Southern Pacific and after various
delays arrived in Koseburg Monday
night. Tuesday morning she was for
tunate in finding an Ashland taxi
driver, who had driven a party
through from Ashland to Koseburg
to take the train, and in company
with Miss Hale o f Ashland, secured
Miss Ruth Hackler went to Port
land lust Friday evening where she
visited over the week-end with her
sisters, Misses Madge and Ada Hack
ler. She returned Tuesday night via
Klamath Fulls. Mrs. C. K. Borg sub
stituted for her Monday and Tues
Our basketball boys made a trip
to Jacksonville last Friday evening.
The Jacksonville five proved too
much for them.
Lester Newbry has been ill with
the flu the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Baker of Butte Falls
spent Tuesday night with Mr. and
Mrs. R. Larson, returning home Wed-
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Eavons were
inAshlund Tuesday evening and at
tended the Commandery Washing
ton’s birthday party. Miss Ruth Bow-
manand Miss Lois Hanson of Ashland
took part in the program, giving a
French costum dance in keeping with
colonial times which was much en
joyed by all present.
The Queen Esther social enjoyed
a party in honor of Geo. Washing
ton at the home of Mrs. C. E. Borg
last Friduy evening.
A bicycle belonging to Tom Ed-
munson was taken from the Rush
service station where Tom has park
ed it for a few minutes last Friday
evening. To date, it hus not been re
The car belonging to Mrs. W'm.
Gentry o f Phoenix was blown cross
wise of the Pacific highway by the
high wind last Saturday evening.
Gentry had parked beside the high
way and was making a call on Mrs.
Wells at the county farm. The car
was noticed by the traffic officer in
time, so nn accident was averted.
The Talent community club will
give a arty and old time dance at
their club rooms Saturday night,
March 6, to members und their
friends. Gentlemen will be charged
fill cents and ladies are to bring
either sundwiehes or cake.
The Connors family arrived last
week from Filer, Idaho, and are liv
ing the house across from the M. E.
church, formerly occupied by Mr. and
Mrs. B. N. French.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Larson attend
ed a debate in Eagle Point last week
where Mr. lairson officiated as one
o f the judges.
Friday February IK, was the gold
en wedding anniversary o f Mr. and
Mrs. W. W. Estes. They celebrated
with a family dinner at which their
sons and their families were present.
One son in Liberty, Washington, and
another in Gold Hill were unable to
be present. Friends extended con
gratulations and wish Mr. and Mrs.
Estes many more happy years to
W. W. Estes was a business visit
or in Ashland last Saturday.
Mrs. Mary Budgeon is on the sick
list this week.
Buford Clubler- and Will Oatman
have returned from Prospect.
Mr. and Mrs. ||. McIntyre of
Grants Pass spent the week-end at
home of Mrs. McIntyres’ parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Long, returning
Home by auto Monday morning.
Born to Mr. and Sirs. F. M. R ush
la>t Friday an eight pound son. Mrs
Rush and little son are in a private
nursis home in Ashland.
Ray Burnett went to Butte Falls
Monday morning, where he will work
for Swartley Bros.
Elton Beeson of lam bs’ mill near
Klam;’ tbh alls came over Sunday.
Mr. and rMs, James Dopp and
j lorence o f Phoenix were callers
I 10 day at the home o f Mrs. C. W.
A registered fox terrier arrived
Wednesday morning from Tillamook.
Oregon for Mrs. Homer WUkee o f
W agner creek.
M ushington’s birthday was observed
at the lalent schools by a patriotic
piogr.im in the morning, after which
• he pupils were dismissed for the
• lade in the Lincoln essay contest
or which all the seniors and juniors
' rote essays These were judged by
out o f t -
Verne ly ie i -
■enior, received the hronxe Lincoln
nodal and Cleta lloneymsn received
|j»st Sunday night about 11 o ’clock
there was a cloud burst up Wagner
creek canyon, about five miles
above Talent, at the Wm. Loose
r-nch a b o v e the Shorty Hope mine.
I hree of the members of the Loose
family were up at the time and say
that the cloudburst came without the
dightes* warning The house was not
swept from the foundation but wa*
vrred with ton« of m<-k soil and
debris. The bam in which the horses
v*re tied in the r stalls and in which
wagon and implements were stored
a Splendid poem was read by Mrs. welcome invitation for all to retire
Leivett. "Washington on temperance t0 the dining room. The order was
and profanity” was given by Jennie 0heyt.i| without a decendiag voice
stay in g 'i n | > rose ‘and s t o r ^ K Mrs. land the long table soon surrounded
Howard. “ Did Lincoln pray?” by by the crowd. It was previously given
Mrs. Lizzie Robinson. Refreshments ()(Jt t^at the supper would he just a
| were served by the hostess Mrs. ]unch or .
Howard assisted by Mrs. McDonald.
ranch at 2 o ’clock in the night.
gorge from 20 to 10 feet deep and
40 feet wide wa- cut by the water
HIGH W A T E R C R O S S E S
scription. It was a banquet; an
for u considerable distance in the
THE HIGHW AY AND PAYS
i some o f those knights surely dislikeu
floor o f the canyon. '1 he horses were
T O M E D F O R D to leave that table full o f the best
found Tuesday buried in the debris
things imaginable to eat. A fter sup
in the canyon below.
Texas is having floods, winds and per, when all were back in the lodge
Mrs. Opal Demmar and Miss Ruth
Garvin were in Ashland W ednesday
cyclones, the East its gales, the room, Chancellor Commander Dunn,
COMMENTS OF COMI NG AT- ¡
TRACTION TO VINING
| North its snow and blizzards, and all in a well chosen speech told that
Ruth Newbry and Dorothy Mar
the coast exenenced, during the past one object o f the meeting was to
quess o f Ashland visited Mrs. Claude
consider the organization o f a Py
Williams Tuesday afternoon.
Satuday, Feburary 26, the Vining week, plenty o f moisture.
Ashland, high enough for perfect thian Sister lodge in Ashland, and
Mrs. Wm. Gentry and children, theatre starts a week o f as good
Billy, Betty and Gailen o f Medford, pictures ever run in succession. The drainage, knew it was raining hard closed his remarks by introducing
Bertha Edmunson and Charlie Wil
liams were supper guests
at the starter Saturday is the “ Two Gun and continuous last week, but our Mrs. L. A. Roberts. Mrs. Roberts is
home o f Mrs. Claude Williams Sat Man,” featuring Fred Thompson and citizens had ’ o get away from home the district representative and past
urday evening in honor o f Miss Ar- his miracle horse, “ Silver King.” In to realize how much water really fell. grand chief o f the state Pythian Sis
liss Williams birthday. Arliss is three
Last Sunday all streams in the ters. She told o f the work, the aid,
Charlie is working for the showing one gets nature, western
were running over their the benefits and charities and all
good points o f the Pythian Sisters
precipitous valley, the ring of horses banks.
Two acres and five room, newly feet, the former large cattle herds,
A drive up the Pacific highway and explained the help the two lod
painted house, at a bargain.
was thrilling and many cars were ges extended toward each other. No
Nutter, 240 East Main.
adv drama, suspense and comedy.
L. D. Kichson, who lives on route
Many readers and theatre-goers out “ taking in the sights.” At Jack- organization was perfected Friday
one was a pleasant caller at the admire Marie Prevost and will enjoy son Hot Srings everything was under night, owing to the small number of
American office yesterday.
seeing her splendid work in “ Almost water and the creek and mounting ladies present, but the proposition is
a Lady" which will be on for next streams broke across the pavement still pending and it is hoped that
The camp was a i every lady in Ashland who is wife,
j Sunday, F'ebruary 27. The picture is in many places.
A T THE CHURCHES
! guaranteed to bring many laughs and lake, the cottages floating and one I sister or daughter o f a knight will
. | will be enjoyed throughout for it’s or two tourists cars had to be towed phone their name and willingness to
(join to Mrs. Roberts.
I variety, from tragedy to comedy. As out to islands and dry spots.
My ron S. W o o d w o r t h , Pastor
1 Two houses were in the path of
Sabath school 0:45.
Subject “ The
C O N V E N T I O N H E R E M A R C H 3-6
Dignity o f Discipleship.”
some important tips on dresses from I party had to leave his home alto-
B. Y. P. U. 0:30. Will give a mis the many changes Miss Prevost uses l gether to be saved. Another report
Missionaries From Several Countri es
sionary play, “ Where Shall I Hang
in “ Almost a Iouly.” In all, this de i from an old-timers states that this
my Shingle?” Mrs. Hanson, leader.
Will Be on Program.
Preaching 7 :30.
Our study in lightful comedy is highly recommend ' was the first time in forty years
Revelation will be based on chap ed.
that the creek has been so high.
The Christian and Missionary al
ters 0 and 10. We aim to carry on
Our sister city o f Medford got
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
a teaching ministry in all our preach
liance is a missionary movement or
the lots o f flood experience. The old
ing services, believeing still that for
ganized more than thirty-five years
“ the Gosepl of Christ is the power pleasure o f seeing a really big one, “ market” building was full of water,
of God into salvation.” We welcome entitled “ The Cheerful Fraud,” but a creek running out the front door ago by Rev. A. B. Simpson, a prom-
your presence and participation in the most important fact that the pic ~
,, ,, j,
. ' | inent pastor in one o f the larger
On Pacific, near Medford s main I..
any and all our services.
New York churches.
ture is one of the best ever produced street, water was , hub
deep on the . ,
with that favorite among stars— automobiles, and some cars couldn’t 1
260 West 44th street
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Reginald Denny. This is clean com ford the stream,
Vi-car, the Rev. P. K. Ha mmo n d
Basements were INeW Y° rk. C,ty’ In ,the8e thirty-five
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years o f mission work has been open-
Holy communion at 8 a. m.
edy, no harsh moments, but Denny full o f water and i nigh
pressure, . .
4 ... .
Sunday school at i»:45 a. m.
Morning service and sermon at 11.
A helpful service by all, his best showing by many odds
Considerable damage to basements, Thf re are today more thttn fivt‘ hum|-
Everyone cordially invited.
His personally is unique, his audience streets, sewers and walks is report ' red missionaries sent out by this
movement and on the field at this
adores him and he is supported in ed in Medford.
M. E. C H U R C H .
this picture by a cast o f exceptional
At the M. E. Church next Sunday
It is an evangelical and faith
ly popular players, including Ger wet and fine for boating or for ducks
at 3 p. m. there will be held a
It accepts the Bible as
trude Olmstead, Otis Harlan, Ger
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mass meeting for the purpose o f or
God, fully inspired and
trude Astor, Emily Fitzroy, Charels
Sunday Or e g o n i an ’s Tuesday.
ganizing a union, to prevent war. It
from the free-will o f
Last Sunday Oregonian’s arrived
is hoped that everybody in Ashland
friends. A Convention
in Ashland homes Tuesday afternoon,
and vicinity will attend this meet
ing. Nine years have passed since the 3 and 4 is a sensation, a happy sur being delayed at Medford or some will he held in Wimer hall, 3rd and
signing o f the armistice, but the na prise in “ The Third Degree,” with point north on account o f the high East Main, March 3 to 6. There will
tions are i an unrest, caused by the Louise Dresser and powerful cast, water. It was indeed a relief to the be a service each evening, and after
the loss o f men and a burden o f tax including the popular and high priced many readers o f the state daily, noon and evening on Sunday. The
ation that is oppressing all people. Warner Bros, star, Dolores Costello, ! when the Portland second class mail missionary party will be composed o f
Ashland will be the first to organize Since “ the Sea Beast” the theatre arrived, as the R. F. I), readers and Rev. A. I. Garrison of India; Miss E.
and will be the headquarters of this world has been waiting for the big i city subscribers soon get that lost, M. Beyerle of West China; Mr. and
union. Come and boost for Ashland. Dolores Costella picture Based upon j isolated feeling, and act like one who Mrs. C. T. Carlson of Ecuador, South
one o f the greatest o f stage succes? has missed a meal or two, when the America. The convention will be un
M E T H O D I S T E P I S C O P A L C H U R C H Yes it is a picture that dwells long I Dig Sunday or the daily state and in der the direction of Rev. W.
in the memory “ The Third Degree” ternational news fails to arrive on Newburry, superintendent o f the Pa
North Main and Laurel Sts.
H. F. Pember ton, Pastor.
is now termed one of the sensations time. The home is back to normal cific Northwest District of Christian
Morning worship at 11.
Sermon o f the movie world
and Missionary Alliance, including
subject: “ What shall we ask for
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when we pray?"
the states of Washington, Oregon,
Evening worship at 7:30. Subject:
Mrs. L. F. Reader, whose home is M A Y O R G A N I Z E P Y T H I A N
Idaho and British Columbia, with
“ The profits o f evil doing.” This is at Fourth and East Main enjoyed a
S I S T E R L O D G E HE R E headquarters at 101 W. 58th street,
one of the series of some great sin
visit this week from Mrs. C. T. Pino
The Knights o f Pythias ah^ their Seattle, Washington. The* music pro
ners o f the Bible.
Sunday school at 0:45. A class for anti Miss Staley of Hilt, California. wives nnd daughters and invited gram will be in charge of Rev. J. C.
you. Study the Bible. In it you find Mrs. Reader has lived in Ashland lor guests met at their lodge room in the
Baker, superintendent of the work of
the word of life.
Junior league for children from 8 many years, hut in her younger years I. O. O. F. hall last Friday night in the young people of this district
v ith her parents, she lived near the open meeting. A fair sized attend
to 14 meets at 4.
Epworth League for young people Lincoln’s, and when a child she ance was represented, but many who
I articipants in a wedding cere
meets at 0:15. A live meeting with heard Abraham Lincoln speak on
were not present missed a genuine mony at Porthcawl, Wales, were
an interesting topic.
good time. Cards, conversation and Miss Pheasant, the bride; Mr. Part
Prayer meeting Wednesday even various occassions.
ing ut 7.30.
music took up a good portion o f the ridge, the groom; Miss Dove the
You are cordially invited to attend
The first important an bridesmaid, nnd Rev. Robin, the mir
all these meetings.
o f the program was the j ieter.
visitors especially welcome.
To Mr. nnd Mrs. Rodney Gnrett
F I RS T PRF. SBYTF. RIAN CHUR CH
" W i t h ll lumi natrd Bulletin"
[o f North Main street, Thursday,
Sunday morning the pastor. Rev.
Hugh T. Mitchelmore, will speak
upon the subject ’’ Power.” At the
evening service, "A True Estimate of
Vge" will be preceded by the answer
ing of questions submitted.
will be special music at both these
4:00 p. m. Junior Christian En
deavor. Estellai Hays, superintendent.
0:30 p. nt. Intermediate C. E.
6:30 t>. nt. Senior C. E. Emily Tny-
0:30 p. m. Westminister Guild.
Mi's Gohern, president.
Bible school 0:45, W. M. Wright,
Mid-week service Wednesday nt
7 :00 p. m.
F UL L
T EM P L E
J F. Murphy, Parlor
February17, a boy.
To Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Rusn of
.’¡»lent i t the C » ivnlescent home i n
Granite street. Thursday, February
17. n boy. Mrs. Rush was formerly
Miss May Hadfieid of Ashland.
Essex Super- Six
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The Medofrd W. C. T. U. ladies
are doing good work in their union
and last week celebrated the Fran
c e ' Willard memorial day program
in their society with a splendid pro
gram and refreshments to follow.
They also had a special program on
Lillian Stephen’s day and raised a
fund for good literature. Mrs. S. L.
I-eonard, our former county presi
dent for two years, sent up the above
bits o f news and in closing says in
regard to out W. C. T. U. column,
"you surely have a job on your hands
but one very worth while I am sure,
our papers in Medford seem to over
| look our side o f this question.”
Tuesday afternoon the W. C. T.
I-’ - meeting was held at the Howard
residence. Those present were Mes-
dames Litzie Robertson, Minnie Da
vis, A. D. Jillson, Anna Sherfv.
Frank Crowson. Ethel McDona'd. F.
Sunday school 0:45 a. m. Mr. S.
I. Foster, superintendent.
Morning worship 11 n. m. Sermon
by the pastor.
Young peoples meeting 0:30 p. m.
All young people who are not as
sociated with the
work are invited to attend and join
with this company o f young folks in
endeavoring to promote the Christ-
Evening worship 7:30 p. m. Mrs. J. Swenninjr Luen Howard. Hattie
Walker. E. Jones. Stella Leivett. H
Pr. Brawner. the evangelist will P H ltrej. G. Sanderlin. Dr. Angel.
Every one should make a
special effort to hear her, for the
• ns «went down the canyon.
The has a real live message.
I'vi-ry Wednesday in >««ib week,
i- M.iy «<•«* . .J
t« She Had.ii n
Jennie Wolcott. Misses May Bene
dict and June Woleott. A splendid
»rogram was rendered by the ladies
that all enjoyed. The early life of
trance« K. Willard, by Mr*
Engineered to lowest operation a„d
Entirely new appearance
an easy 50 miles an hour all
Priced within the reach of all
Phone 46 for demonstration or call at
Lithia Springs Garage
BaoK cf Littria Springs Hotel