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About Ashland American. (Ashland, Jackson County, Or.) 1927-1927 | View Entire Issue (April 8, 1927)
alone (there was no way to know how it was the last wet year there so I
many were aboard his ship until just dropped the whole thing.
counted by lamp light in the hall.) I j I heard later that it was hard for
liked “ Bob” and my husband was not j the may r to get a quorum, the boys
jealous for he liked him too. But that were afraid that old petition would
Brewery in last weeks paper is not bob up. It was also told around town
correctly named— Ashland never had| that I wouldn’t handle whiskey mon
a brewery. Please Mr. Editor take ey but handed it back with the tongs
when it was represented to me. It was
notice and change it.
i also rumored around that the amount
1 walked until my feet were sore
o f money subscribed to run out the
in order to reach all the good people
brewery and it far exceeded the
in Ashland whose names I wanted on
THE BREWERY THAT
truth, but “ alls well that ends well’
ASHLAND NEVER HAD my petition, but even though my feet and thus ends for the rpesent the his
were calloused with walking (but I
tory o f the brewery that Ashland
was ashamed to limp for fear some
The story in last weeks American
one would think I wore tight shoes) I never had.
“ To Klamath Falls in sixteen Hours”
ran after good, rich folks I thought I
was one o f Mrs Ann H. Russel’s keep
could trust to save Ashland from be
sakesthat she’s had laid away these
ing disgraced with a brewery. At last
many years and it was because o f her
I presented my petition to a man to i
kindness that the many eople o f Ash
present to the City Council. I waited
land had the pleasure o f reading the
for news and results in the mean time
work had stopped on the “ Cold Stor-1
Mrs. Russell writes again some in age Plant” .
teresting facts connected with Asrf-
A few months later, Prof. Mulkey
lar.ds past history as follows— “ All
and came >
honor to the good housekeeper who saw me across « the «W street
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bums the old newspapers but after over to tell me good news. He had
reading the Linkville story ir. last heard in Albany a brewery man had
weeks Ashland American, I am glad told him how much he wanted to live
that I kept the old history papers and
in Ashland and come here to start a
also stored away in my brain much
former history. I may forget about business. “ Why didn’t you, what
the “ ham and eggs” cooked for Bob was your business?” Mr. Mulkey
Garretts stage passengers but I re asked, and the fellow replied: “ I
mem ber getting up at four o ’clock a. was starting a brewery but I saw it
m. every stage day to cook breakfast wouldn’t pay— an old woman went
at the Soda Spring for him and his to everybody that owned “ two-bits”
iload o f passengers— Even if he was to help drive me out of town. I saw
priv,l«rg«-u rather than the .under
privileged boy who require* our es
There were 27 past chancellor» and
two past grand chancellor» preaent.
Walter G. Gleason was the only *tate
officer present, the others planning
OVER 100 KNIGHT IN ATTEND on attending having been prevented
from doing ao by sickness.
ANCE AT MEETING
Grants Pass Next
S«vea Candidat»! Pat T hr..gk First
or Paga Rank; Fiaa Towns in
P E N C IL
The southern Oregon district con
vention o f the Knights o f Pythias
held at Ashland last Friday night
was a big success in every way.
There were over one hundred Knights
present from every town in southern
Oregon, from Roseburg to Klamath
Falls, besides other towns o f the
northern part o f the state.
At seven o ’clock all marched :nto
the banquet hall, where a spier did
chicken banquet was served by the
ladies and very enjoyable music »»lec
tions were rendered by Dickey or
Before retiring to the lodge hall,
Past Grand Chancellor H. G. Wort-
man o f Medford introduced Grand
Keeper o f Records and Seal* Walter
G. Gleason o f Portland who gave an
address on the Oregon-Washington ;
Pythian home at Vancouver, Washing
ton and the reasons why a Pythian
.Sisters temple should be organized
The Knights then returned to the
hall where the convention was called
to order by Chancellor Commander
M. P. Dunn o f Ashland.
opening, District Deputy Rowell o f
Grants Pass took charge. A motion
prevailed that a roll call o f past
chancellors be taken at. every lodge
session in the district. A motion was
also passed that each lodeg in the
district conduct a literary contest
prizes for the best composition on
Americanization and other subjects.
Knights Gaston o f Grants Pass and
E. P. Robinson o f Medford were elect
ed sercetary and treasurer respective
ly, these being the only elective o f
fices in th convention.
and defined in
Suprem e A uth ority"
H ere are a fe w $ample$ :
& P. boat
American Legion Blue Crosa
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o f inform ation
t e r vin e y o u ?
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Gazetteer and Biographical Dictionary
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Then came the initiation o f the
much-heralded Walter Gleason Page j
class, the work being exemplified by
the following selected team o f Med
ford: James Stewart, acting chancel
lor commander; George J. Kunz-
man, acting vice chancellor; E. W.
Jaqua, acting prelute; C. G. Goold,
acting master-at-arms; H. C. Hoehne,
acting master o f work.
At the close o f the initation the
following papers, which were ex
ceptionally good and well rendered,
were given. “ What activity outside,
the lodge room should a lodge take
o n ?” by A. E. Whitman, superintend
ent o f the Phoenix schools, repre
senting • Talisman lodge No. 31 of
eMdford. "How can lodge attendance
be increased?” Dr. Claire C. Allen,
representing Alpha lodge No. 47 of
Roseburg. “ Pythian Sisters as an
asset to the order,” S. H. Ernest,
representing Thermopylae lodge No.
60 o f Grants Pass. "How to build
the membership o f the lodge," E. J.
Temper, repr««enting Klamath Falls
lodge No. 0» o f Klamath Falls.
"Value o f ritualistic study as a hold
on membership,” H. E. Briggs, repre
senting Ashland lodge No. 117 of
The pages were allowed to hear I
these papers, after which they gave
short talks, followed by an interest
ing talk by Pm*t Grand Chancellor
H. G. Wortman of Medford.
Chancellor Commander George J.
Kuntman o f Taliman lodge stated
that the real result o f the Walter
Gleason Page class was not shown
by the number o f candidates, but
that the real fruiU o f this class will
Oirt.uirh.'iit th| year, es- ■
penally in the fall when the next
fMVSaUaa t* M i at Grant* l*a**
Then rame an informal talk on
“ Friendship” by Walter G. Gleason
in which he emphaaixed that every
man should be a friend o f boys as
well as grown-upa. Mr Gleason being
a boy enthusiast, an hdaving five
boys o f hi* own. He brougth home the
fact that as individuals, as well as a
lodge, all should avail themselves of
each opportunity to promote the in
terests o f the boys, lie also empha-
%aed the fact that It li the ever, 1
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