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view of the money which must be in
vested and construction undertaken
to make the new camp adequate for
the Oregon units which will go there
The length of the lease was ex
Thomas L. Blanton of Texas, recent tended to ten years, which was sat
ly paid his respecta to Secretary Mel isfactory to the war departm ent, and
lon during the discussion of the An
drews Bill, authorizing private cor the necessary agreem ent has been
porations to acquire and sell medici signed.
nal liquor, charging that Secretary
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Mellon was the “greatest stumbling
block" to dry law ‘ enforcem ent and
heavily interested in distilleries as Frank Lowden,
well as owner of stock in bonded Charles G. Dawes,
“ Everybody knows prohibition en H erbert Hoover,
forcement is hampered because “ Nick” Longworth,
placed in the hands of the present Alven Barkley,
Secretary of the Treasury,’ said Mr. “ Vic” Donahey,
Blanton. “ He doesn’t believe in pro
hibition. He is largely interested in W. G. McAdoo,
distilleries and has ownership of stock “ Al” Smith,
in bonded warehouses which he can Jim Reed,
not dispose off under the present
All ten men above men
system except for medicinal pur
Hits at Medical Whisky.
“ W hat is medicinal whisky, any
crats and five republi
way,” asked Mr. Blanton, addressing
the House. “ Hundreds of doctors are
making a business out of whisky
prescriptions. The eminent Dr. Mayo
of Rochester, Minn., one of the coun The University
try ’s greatest surgeons, has held concert advertised of on Oregon
that whisky for medicinal purposes to be presented at the Normal
is to be on March 15 in
“ I never saw anybody going camp auditorium
of March 16. Change of date
ing yet that didn’t tuke medicinal stead
whisky along. You’ve never seen a necessary.
camping ground without its medicinal 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------- 0
whisky bottles lying around.
“Ninety-nine out of every 100 per
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get it for beverage purposes, and all ® Powers
— Bray Mountain Dude
this law is for is to provide a m arket mine claims
to have 100 tons of ore
for liquor that cannot be sold. They
tell you it’s to be a private corpora on the dump, worth $400 a ton.
tion, but it says in the bill that a
Im portant strike of $169
governm ent official or employe may ore Baker—
on 200-level of Daddy
become a director. And I imagine the
Secretary of the Treasury will be Lode mine.
Grants Pass— Famous old Green
“Is it not true that this bill is the back mine, that produced $3,500,000
opening wedge for putting the gov to be worked to production capa
ernm ent in the liuuor business?” city.
asked Mr. Hudson of Michigan.
“ It’s the opening wedge,” Mr. Salem— Hundreds of Oregon busi
Blanton replied, "for men all over the ness men visit Linen Mills to see first
United States to get all the liquor linen made in Northwest.
they wunt.”— National Enquirer.
Forest Grove— Growers ship three
oars hops to St. Paul and Philadel-
The hall committee of the South
ern Oregon Mutual Rabbit Breeders
association met at the H. H. Lowe
home Tuesday evening to decide on
a larger meeting place. Committee
were Mr. and Mrs C. Woods of Ash
land, Mr. and Mrs. Swing, Mrs. R.
M. Kent of Medford, W. H art, Mr.
Lowe and W. Estes of Talent.
Callers at the Sun Gold Rabbitry
the past week were Mr. and Mrs. C.
Woods and Viola, Mr. W. Clapp, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Lewis, Mr. Harrinton,
Mr. McDonald and Mr. and Mrs. W.
D. Mansfield of Ashland, Mr. and
Mrs. M. J. Swing, Mr. Benton, F.
Miller, T. B. Ore of Medford, Mr.
and Mrs. Bowman of Central Point,
Mr. and r.Ms. Beardsley of Eagle
Point, C. iller of Jacksonville, H. R.
Milner and Mrs. M. Cummings of
W. W. Estes was in Medford Wed
nesday on business.
The next regular meeting of the
Community club will be held Wed
nesday afternoon, March 10 at 2:30
at the club rooms. A social after
noon is being planned for the first
meeting in April, which will be
April 6, in honor of Miss Florence
F. York of Medford, our new home
The Camp Fire girls met at the
home of the Misses Annabelle and
Bertha Learning last Monday even
ing. A fter the business meeting the
girls pructi?‘‘d for u program to be
given for their m others during the
camp fire birthday week, as this is
the 15th birthday of the national
ramp fire girls, the C rater Luke
ramp ure planning u full week of
entertainm ent. Dainty refreshm ents
were served by the hostesses.
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Satlmarsh
motor* u over from their rnnch on
the little Applegate Monduy to
bring Miss Ella Hamilton home, who
has bee nvisiting her sister, Mrs.
Saltmarsh since last Wednesday of I
Mrs. Sleppy and Mr. and Mrs. E. 1 COMMENTS OF COMING AT- j
C. Gardner were dinner guests last j TRACTION TO VINING |
Sunday at the home of Mrs. F. F. & ------------------------------------------------«
Burke in Medford.
A very good week is ahead for
Mr. und Mrs Rudy Connors and the patrons of good attractions at
family were dinner guests last Sun- the Vining. A study of the advance
proof sheets of the various numbers
Miss Etta Kirkpatrick of Medford show <me or two exceptionuls and
visited Sunday at the home of her a show for every taste.
sister, Mrs. G. F. Hamilton.
Beginning this Saturday, March
H. B. Jordan, who has been apend- 12 will be shown “ Whispering Sage”
ihg the winter with his father, David with Buck Jones. This is his very
Starr Jordan, president of Lelund latest picture and the Vining is one
Stanford university of California, re of the first houses to exhibit it. The
turned to his home at the Buckeye picture is a W estern and many there
are who like the western scenes and
orchards lust week.
Miss Gludys Rice of Eugene, who surroundings.
is a student at the Ashlund normal, On Sunday will be pictured a story
was u week-end guest of Miss Ruth that has met with more than general
approval, n picture th at has caused
Miss Pearl Harris left Tuesday considerable favorable comment and
evening for Salem where she will that has drawn crowded houses in
enter a sanitorium for medical the larger cities of the coast. It is
new and it is really very good. You
Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Manning re will like it— “For Wives Only” is the
turned Thursday of last week from title but the men get as much kick
as the lady patrons. Marie Prevost is
Long Beach, California.
Tne student body of Talent high the star and her name is a winner
has plans under way for a St. P at for attendance. It is a comedy that
rick's party to be ijiven at the school will appeal to husbands and wives— a
house Friday evening, March 18.
story brimming with action, thrills,
Mrs. Glenn Witherow was hostess surprises
and laughs— a theme, for
to the Talent Rebekah club last Fri all humanity and all will relish and
Mr. and Mrs. R. Spencer of Pros- On Monday, Tuesday and Wednes
called on Mrs. Spencers’ sister,
three days, March 14, 15 and 1 rt
rs. Roscoe l.arson Monday evening day,
big event. It is one of the last
and were dinner guests.
to see a Rudolph Valentino
Among the business visitors in picture and
this is the latest he made
Ashland last Monday were Mrs. R. before his death.
It is “The Son of a
R. Foster, M ;-.. C. W. Long. Ernie Sheik." Vilma Bnnky
Purvis, J. H. Crawford and J. S. tino in this picture and is all with who Valen
Crawford, all of Talent.
Mrs. I. C. Williams, who has been
far ahead of "The Sheik” Is is a
ill with flu* for the past two weeks, it picture
of glorious romance. Sweep
is now able to be about the house. ing, dram
beautiful. Never tlid
The Southern Oregon Mutual Rnb- Valentino atic,
hit Breeders held their regulur busi stirring picture. such An a eye
ness meeting at the city hall lost virile action, colorful settings
Friday evening, one hundred and ten a glowing climax. All will want to nnd
being present. A rabbit supper was this picture.
served for new members. A short On Thursday and Friday of next
talk was given on fur by W. Hart of
March 17 nnd 18 will be the
Talent; on publicity by Mrs. R. M. week,
of Light” It is a Tom Mix
Kent of Medford: on volue of the
anti is an exceptionally good
association by H. H. Lowe of Talent. picture
Tony, the wonder horse, has im
M. J. Swing was elected vice presi one.
anti horse and m aster
dent to fill a vacancy. Market condi- are both parts
best. It is a comedy
dent to fill a vacancy. Market com full of romance and
mittee reported that 285 rabbits were full of action, and to adventure.
shipped from Jackson county last be the top notch picture many
month. A good report on the fur Every day, every uicture of will the be week.
market was also given.
ceeded by good comedy.
ENCAMPMFNT AT GEARHART
Camp Jarkton la Claimed T Hot
The regular mooting of tfle Valley
for Military Training.
View Community club has been post T ransfer
of the annual summer
poned one week which will bring
the m eeting on the 24th of March. encampment of the Oregon national
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Lowe have
from Medford to G earhart ha.’
returned from their winter vacation guard
approved, except for
Several members of the Strong minor details, by the war departm ent
fnmily are ill with the flu.
The change is understood to have
The first dav of the sewing school been approved by the proper state
was fairly well attended. Several authorities some time ago, but ap
were kept away because of sickness.
Mabel Reachert has traded part proval hy the war departm ent was
of her ranch to J. R. Leslie for Ash withheld pending the conclusion of
land nropertv and »rill move there a satisfactory lease for th« site
in • few days. Mr Leslie and family
will occupv the House vacated by her which has been obtained near Gear
hart. Officer« of the militia bureau,
of which Major-General Creed C.
MELLON AS A WET Hamilton of Portland i« chief, deem
Published by Request
Washington—R e p r r » rn t a t lee ed a five year Iwwe too short, in
Prospect— Work begins on first
22,000 h.p. unit of 66,000 h.p. power
plant for Oregon-California Power
Portland— Contracts let for as
phaltic concrete paving to cost al
Cottage Grove — Black Butte
quicksilver mine to be reopened with
Grants Pass— Ore samples from
old Jew ett mine,‘idle 30 years, show
$30,000 per ton.
Astoria— Astoria Box company ex
pects to run three shifts, 250 men
each, and will build 50-ton pulp mill
Eugene— F ruit Growers’ cannery
will open early in April, canning rhu
Let every American, every lover
of liberty, every well wisher to his
posterity, swear by the blood of
revolution, never to violate in the
least particular the laws of the
country, and never to tolerate their
violation by others.— Abraham Lin
WASTE OF LIVING
The standard of living in our
home county is possibly as high as in .
any county in the state, tertainly it
is higher than the standard obtained
anywhere abroad. There * not> an
American who does not feel proud of
the superior living conditions of the
Americans. If the standard is to be
however, the tirm has
! arrived for the nation general!* V to
I give serious thought to the cu rin g
of the waste in living, and to he
Only one perfect man ever lived on I. inauguration of a period of sensilV
earth. This is a good thought to saving. Even more im portant is the
keep in mind when we feel in the necessity to press for some reform
mood of condemning our friends in our present school system which
and neighbors for their acts or im will bring to the youth of the country
aginary faults. Every community can a deeper understanding of economcs
get along in peace and harmony if and more of a sensible idea of the
its people will but remem ber, "If personal budget.
there be one among you without sin,
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let him cast the first stone.”
W hat makes some Ashland mm
The paraphrase, -“ If there be one sore is to think of all the rnomy
among you without fault, let him they would have to spend on them
criticize others.” In one sense of the selves if they didn’t have to ghe
word we all live in glass houses, the wife some of it to run the
and anyone living in this type of house on.
home who throw stone may expect to
get some windows broken.
It is a form of retribution that is
eminently deserved. None of us has
reached the state of perfection where
we may assume the “holier than
thou” attitude and expect not to get Large and Select Stock of
Groceries, Fruit and
some unfavorable fecreat\on. Most
critism of other people is unfair be
cause it is based on incomplete facts.
Ever notice that when a Ashland
man wins a bet or makes the best
guess in a contest he never gets
through talking about his good judg
to print you some
Or, anything that a modern printing-
office can do
ON QUALITY WORK, WE DO IT FOR LESS