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L U M B E R IN G 'F R U IT 'D A 1R .V 1N G — M I N l N G ~ F A R M IN G 'S T O C K RAISING'FISHING-HUNTING
KEL-MAR MINE IN
C. H. CITY LIMITS
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ASHLAND, JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY,
Tin Recovery Easy
Tin Is Here.
All those who still are s'keptical
regarding the possibility of recover
ing a white metal from local ore can
be shown to their entire satisfaction
if they will join the group o f local
business men and professional men
who are making the trip to the moun
tains next Sunday morning for the
purpose o f witnessing the tin “ ooz-
ing” at first hand. An invitation has
been given to all those who want to
be convinced by a miner who is able
to recover the metal by merely heat
ing the ore in an open fire and then
panning the ashes for the metal
particles that are oozed out o f the
A chunk o f white metal, weighing
25 ounces and containing a large
percentage o f tin, was brought into
town last Wednesday by a miner
who is known locally by the com
mon name o f Smith. According to
Smith, this metal was melted out of
not more than 100 pounds o f ore in
an open fire which had been built
right near the ledge where the ore
is being recovered. A large part of
the metal remained in the ashes, he
said, after he had recovered enough
o f the larger particles to make the
25 ounce chunk. No flux o f any kind
was used and no particular effort
was made to confine the heat or to
Smith has consented to duplicate
the same experiment next Sunday
before any group o f people who care
to see it at first hand and several
local people have already signified
their desire to watch the recovery
For the purpose o f giving all those
who are interested an opportunity to
witness the whole process from
start to finish it has been decided
that they leave in a group from the
office o f the Southwestern Oregon
Mining Bureau at 9 o’clock next
The ledge where this demonstra
tion is to be made is located on the
divide between Louse Creek and
Ji mp-Off-Joo creek and can best be
reached from the Winona road.
The Gold Hill Tia.
The controversy that has been rag
ing in Jackson county over the pos
sibility o f recovering tin from local
or ' has increased the interest in the
wi ite metal question all over south
er ' Oregon. Among those who re
sect the inefrence that they are
fo iling themselves, are the operators
o f the Golden Cross property near
G' d Hill, who have furnished the
to owing information in affidavit
to n regarding their experiences
w *h the metal.
"On the lath of April, of the eat-
Horie Hit By Automobile Has to Be C. J. Reed Purchases Ashland Am
Shot to End Suffering.
Thelma Murphy, 14, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Murphy, G10 K.
Main street, narrowly escaped in
BELIEVED RICH IN GOLD AS jury Sunday afternoon when the
horse she was riding collided with
W E L L AS IN TIN
a Cadilla csedan driven by B. W.
McMonagle o f Pala Alto, Cal.
The accident occured on the Pa
cific highway, half a mile north of
The horse was so badly injured
it was necessary to shoot the animal.
The girl’s presence of mind in
Joint Fan,oui Golden Crott; Affida leaping from the animal as it
crushed into the side o f the heavy
car, undoubtedly saved her from ser
vits From Tin Producers Show
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Frank Beswick was a Jackson
ville visitor one da ylast week.
Work has been shut down on the
Kel-Mar mine at Gold Hill, but at a
recent meeting o f stockholders, we
are informed that plans are being
formed to resume work or sell the
rich property. There is no question
in the opinions o f some, but what
the mine is one o fthe richest in the
state, and some o f the stockholders
are anxious to either begin produc
tion or sell to people who will.
M AY 27, 1927
rent year, at Bend, Oregon, in th'’
presence of several citizens, a run
was made on the ore from the Gold
en Cross mine, o f Gold Hill, and wie
resultant metal run into a button,
which was marked and divided in: >
several parts for identification. One
several parts for identification. One
of these parts marked “ sample No.
1,” accompanied by a similar but
ton og C. P. tin, purchased by the
Bend Hardware company from Port
land, and was sent to the following
for determination, the C. P. tin be-
in gmarked “ sample No. 2.”
School of Mines, Corvallis, Oregon
Paul Robinson has sold the Ash
land American to C. J. Reed. Mr.
Robinson was formerly editor o f the
Vernonia Eagle and came to south
ern Oregon about a year ago to look
after some mining interests he was
Mr. Reed was until recently, edi
tor of the Ashland Daily Tidings.
He takes possession immediately.
Mr. Robinson will enter the news
paper business elsewhere soon and
in the mean time the family will live
The Ashland American is circulat
ed among the country readers,
route homes and adjacent territory
thoroughly and is an excellent acf-
vertising medium. We predict much
success for Mr. Reed and the Ash
land Ani(W .,n, and hope the Ash
land citizens give it the support it
deserves as the best paper for the
Mr. Reed intends to make exten
sive improvements in the paper.
Rush of work, force entertaining
grip and part time work gives an ex
cuse for the poor appearance of the
paper this week. An enlarged and
greatly improved paper will here
after be printed.
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Sui.day Game Interesting
The baseball game last Sunday be
tween Ashland Boas and Grants Pass
was the most interesting one of the
year. Twelve innings were necessary
to determine the game. At the ninth
inning the score stood 6 to 0 and in
the twelth Davis,
Abbott A. Hanks, San Francisco, armed pitcher hit a three bagger,
bringing in Speiss. A large crowd
witnessed the game. Next Sunday
to Klamath Falls.
Regis College, Denver, Colorado Ashland goes
The results o f the said determina DID YOU EVER STOP TO THINK
tion are as follows:
By Edson R. Waite,
Oregon State Agricultural college
school of mines, Corvallis, Oregon.
Mr. Phil F. Brogan,
The Bend Bulletin,
From the results of the assay of
the samples of material you sent to
the school o f mines I have to report
Sample No. 1— 85 per cent tin.
Sample No. 2— 30 per cent tin.
The charge for this work is $2.50
per sample, or $5.00.
Yours very truly,
Charles E. Newton, Dean
Abbott A. Hanks, Inc.
624 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, California
Mr. Phil F. Brogan,
The Bend Bulletin
At your request we have deter
mined the percentage o f tin con
tained in two samples submitted, and
have to advise you as follows.
'Lab. No. 32999
Mark No. 1 metal; 29.89 per cent tin
I jib. No. 33000.
Mark No. 2 metal; 99.84 per cent tin
Abbott A. Hanks, Inc.
Denver, Colo., Apr. 30, 1927
Mr. Phil F. Brogan,
The Bend Bulletin,
I have not failed to give proper
attention to the two samples o f tin
/ou kindly sent me a few days ago.
I find that No. 1 contains 90.5 per
ent tin. As to No. 2 by far the bet-
er I find it runs 99.5 per cent tin.
Hoping this will be satisfactory
nd thanking you for the inquiry, I
emain, dear sir, with best personal
vishes and thanks.
Yours very faithfully,
A. F. Forstall, Prof. Chem.
I certify that the above statements
are true and accurate in every parti-
ular. Verification o f the mmay resdi
ade by reference to any of
the person« above mentioned.
Signed, Golden Cross Mine,
T H A T a lot of prophets of gloom
and woe seem to be running loose
¡•round the country.
T H A T these stumbling blocks in
the march of progress are spending
their time working their vivid imag
power ■ trusts, railroad domination.
Wall street and everybody and
everything that represents the back
bone of prosperity and progress for
T H A T they talk about this and
that corporation and how it is grind
ing the people down into the dust.
T H A T a corporation is nothing
more or less than men and money
banded together to do whnt one man
cannot do alone; it takes capital to
make payrolls, it takes capital to
build cities and to do anything big
that is for the betterment of any
city or country.
T H A T I hear much about a so-
called power trust.
It is reported
that the power companies o f the
United States have over four mil
lion stockholders, and the stockhold
ers own the companies; so if four
million citizens of the United States
compose the so-called power trust,
it must be a good one.
some more like it in the other lines
of business. Anytime four million
Americans put their money into a
business and run it as successfully
as the modern privately owned utili
ties are run, it is time for knockers
.n quit throwing bricks nnd throw
bouquets for a while.
It’« md to relate that there
■remi to be sob brother! in thia
country »»ho are doing their
beat to drag the reat of the
to their own
level of a aix fott, un-dug
Shrine to Be Here.
Hillah temple. Ancient Arabic or-
ler o f the Mystic “hrine. will stage
the annual spring scremonial at Ash
land Tuesday, May 31, at which time
it is expected a large class o f candi
dates will be inducted into the mys
teries o f that order.
The Roval Neighbors
9 -rd riw
Cold HU1, Or< i(<iA n» f i m e n t a
, t th p
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h a |^
Rebec* to Speak for Commencement
Dr. George Rebec, dean of the
graduate school of the University of
Oregon, has been chosen as the
speaker for the commencement ad
dress for the southern Oregon state
normal. Dr. Rebec is a forceful
speaker who will bring a message.
He is well known in this section
where he lived for a while several SOM.; PASSES STILL CLOSED BY
years ago. The commencement ad
dress will be given on Tuesday
morning, June 14, at the normal
Large Crowd at Church
The large M. E. church edifice was
crowded last Sunday evening with
relatives and frie» ds of the members
o f the 1927 Ashland high school Information It Compiled for Tour-
Rev. Hugh T.
Mitchelmore, pastor ofthe Presbvter-
■ it> by the Oregon State Motor
ian church preached the baccalaur
eate sermon, his theme being “ Giv
ing Service.” The church was ar
colors and flowers filled the alter.
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Numerous inquiries hnve come in
CHIROPRACTIC CLINI HERE
to the information desk of the Ore
Dr. E. B. Angcll’r Office to be gon State Motor association regard
ing the condition of the various
passes through the Cascades and
Members o f the Southern Oregon Sierras.
Chiropractic association, a unit of
The beginning of the touring sea
the Oregon State Chiropractic asso
ciation, held their clinic Tuesday, son finds a great many people desir
May 24 in the court house at ing to use the established routes of
Grants Pass. It was well attended
and much interest was manifested. travel and the result has been a great
Dr. Hedges o f Medford delivered a many disappointments in finding the
splendid lecture on the philosophy passes closed by snow. Often times
o f chiropractic.
this resultant detour and delay spoils
The next clinic will be at Ashland the entire trip because it throws out
at Dr. E. B. Angell’s office, Pioneer
building. Tuesday. May 31. The lec o f balance the itinerary or schedule
ture will be at 2 P. M. followed by of the motorist.
examinations. All free. The public is
To prevent this disappointment
invited. Notice the advertisment on
another page o f the Ashland clinic and to uid in the planning o f trips,
to be held next week.
the Oregon State Motor association
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releases the following information
W H A T POPPY MEANS
regarding t he conditions o f the
mountain pusses from British Colum
The following letter has been re bia south to Los Angeles.
ceived by the local posts which ex
The new Ci riboo highway con
necting Vancouver and Okanagan is
The White House closed. No date is set ofc opening.
Washington Stevens Pass connecting Everett and
The annual sale of poppies under Wenatchee is open to ten miles be
the auspices of the American Legion yond Skykomish but beyond that
the American Lexion Auxiliary and point is still blocked with snow.
the Veterans of Foreign Wars, for Snoqualmie Pass connecting eastern
use on Memorial day, has n double and western Washington is open the
significance. It perpetuates and em snow having been removed ami the
phasizes a particularly fine symbol road officially opened on May 4.
ism, calling to mind the supreme The road to Paradise Inn is closed
sacrifices of those who dies in the beyond Longmire but has been kept
service o f our country. Such sym pen all winter to this point. The
bolism cannot but have its effect in Columbia river highway is open and
inspiring us to the sacrifices demand paved. This highway is not closed
ed of all good citizens in peace during the winter months due to its
times. Furthermore, those who buy low altitude and fortunate location.
these poppies do something Very real Santian Puss is closed McKenzie pass
to help the disabled veterans who connecting Eugene and Bend is
in making them are able to contrib blocked by snow although it is open
ute to their own support.
as far as Alder Springs on the west
I would commend this movement side and 9 miles abouve the town of
heartily, and my hope is for its con Sisters or. the easts ide.
Crater Ij»ke highway is closed be
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yond Union creek, wh.U'* the Ashland
THE MYRTLE CREEK
Klamath Falls highway is open, and
M AIL PRINTS THIS ONE in good condition ami has been kept
open all winter.
The Mail man listened to a gloom
The roads from Sacramento east
story for a short time the other day to Nevada are closed by snow in the
— and there was more or less truth Siskiyou mountains while the roads
in it. It was to the effect that times east out o f Los Angeles are open.
were hard and getting worse every
The Pacific highway over the Sis-
day— that there had been an aver
kiyous has been kept open all winter
age of one hank failure a month in
as has the Bcnd-Klnmath Falls road
Oregon since the first o f the present
on the east side o f the moutains.
year—4he prunes were likely to be
mostly killed or blighted— that It
The Cotton Blossom singers, a
was getting more difficult to find negro male quarete from
work of any kind to do— that liv Woods school, Piney Woods, Mis*.,
ing prices keep mounting— that the wil lsing negro spirituals and plan
tation melodies at the Presbyterian
continued rain had prevented the church Tuesday, May 31,
planting o f mtfny crops— and this ning at 8 o’clock. There will he no
that and the other.
Pretty tough, admission charge, but an offering
and pretty true. But— well, think of will be taken for the benefit of the
Piney Woods school which is an un
the offerers who have lost all in denominational Christian institution
the Mississippi floods, and of the
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Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Broili were
deaths and destruction o f property
from cyclone* in the Middle West surprised Monday by a brief visit
from M. R. Crane, who is a contrac
and in the South. We are a pretty tor in San Francisco, who is a bro
well favored people compared with ther-in-law o f Mr. Broili. Mr. Crane
and his friend Mr. Jones are on their
way to Alaska for a visit. This is
(And their next item i* this:)
the first time the traveling party
The broccoli dollars (about 20,- has ever been in the Rogue river
000 o f ’em) heve been hu*y of late valley, and on their return will pay
running up and doyen the trade a more extended visit.
highway* paying o ff taxes, gasoline
Dunsmuir ia planning a tremen
Kills and all other manner of debt«. dous big Ki.utrh of July celebration.
OF THE ROADS
Tourists on the Go