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Grand Political Picnic in Medford, Saturday, June 4 !
SOUTHERN OREGON MAIL, FRIDAY, JUNE 3. 1892.
MAIL PUB. COMFY.
To The Guarantors.
Ever; person who has otHxeJ his name to the
subscription guarantee should not , lose a
moment in securing every suescriber possible
as the time is now ripe for this work and every
day lost is so much time lost in the cause, and
subscriptions will be only that much more dif
ficult to secure. Orgoniintion hs been ef
fected and a president, secretary and treasurer
elected, so send in names to them as fast as
they are secured, accompanied by the money
in every possible instance.
By order ot Ira Wakefield,
Phassix. Ore, ' President.
Pr O. S. BRIGC3. Sec'y & Tresis., Medford, Ore.
. To Old Sub3cribsrs.
Persons wishing to discontinue their sub
scription to this paper may do so bv paying up
all' arranges, but until that is done e must
cemply with the law, which saysr "No pnper
shall be stnxiped with subscription unpaid.
The subscription price to this paper h3 been
reduced ti 11.30 per year if paid in advance;
otherwise 8! will be charged. The prioe beins
to low wo must do thU to protect ourselves.
Of course this does not (rtain to those hav
ing to do with our guurautors.
people's pin ram.
- Jackson County.
V. IL BRiVDSHAW,
E. E. DEMl-NG,
Of Trail Creek.
J. F. WISXEK,
J. W. MARtCSKKKltV,
. Of Gold HUL
For School Superintendent;
E. E. SMITH.
Ot Central Point.
, VM. MARSTERS.
Of Lake Creek.
For Representatives, -S.
Of Table Kock,
F. T. DOWNINt).
Of Central Point,
' M. BREESii.
Hertford Precinct Officers.
For Justice of the Perce ,
j. W. MILLEIl.
F. G. DAY.
For Oroutv Commissioner
J. E. SEYFERTH.
For County Clerk.
W. A. MASS IE.
. ' S. SHATTUCK.
" W. E. DEAN.
For Snoerintendnt cf Schools,
ii. A. SAVAGE.
J. S. DEN1SE.
- C T. HAVENd.
R-o!2t!on pssse-.l by the F:op!"s Party
convention held at Grants Pass, March 31. 1WS:
Resolved. That we adopt the state platform
of lots People's Party in toto.
ResolvefC lhat we favor precinct assessors.
Resiolve-i. Tnt we favor a full valuation f
property in ta- county tor rood ties uriiUoul
Re)ire.l, That ire favor a chas? in our pro
late law in the interest? of minor heirs.
Peopls's Parry Stats Tisket.
Nathan Pierce. Miiton. Umatilla county.
W. H. Galvani. Buxton. Washington county.
S. H. Uolt. Phienix. Jackson couoty.
W. (- Buieifrh. Enterprise, Wallowa county.
Dunham Wright, Medical Springs, Union
Congressman. 1st Counr. District.
M- V. Kork. Salem. Marion county.
Congressmao. 3nd Cong. District.
John C. Lur. John Day. Grant county,
pistrlct Judge. lt Judicial Dist..
Ira WakeSeld, Phcenix. Jackson county,
pistrict Attorney. 1st Judicial DisL.
W. C. Edwards, Grant's Pass. Josephine
District Judge, 2nd Judicial Dist.,
G. R. Edwards. Coouiile Citv. Coos county,
pistrict Attorney. 2nd Judicial Dist..
S. M- Stallnakfr. Bandoa. Coos county.
District Judge. 3d Judicial Dist .
J. F. Hendrix. Harriiburg. Linn county.
District Attorney, 3d Judicial Dist.,
E. H. Deatoc. Jeflerson. Marion county.
District J ndeea, 4th Judicial Di3t
D. Priestly, Milwaukee, Clackamas county.
M. F. Kern.1. Woodstock. Multnomah county.
uiktnci Attorney, .luuicmi uui..
D. W. iiut:er. Ml. Tabor, Multnomah
pistrict Judge, 5th Judicial Dist..
H. B. Lice. HillMooro. Washington county.
Pistrict Attorney, 5th Judcial Dist.,
W. EL Walker. Oregon City.
District Judge, ffth Juaiclal Dist..
W. Green, Enterprise, Wallowa county. .
pistriot Attorney, 6tQ Judicial Dist.,
Gerald Griaeu. Burnes. Harney county, z
District Judge. Tth Judicial Dust.,
J. F. Amis, Lexington, Morrow county.
District Attorney, 7th Judicial Dist.,
E. P. Stine, Lexington, Morrow county.
Joint Senators, Josephine, Curry and Coos
M. S. Vanderburg. Marshfleld. Coos coontv.
Joint Senator, Crook Klamath and Lake coun-
Kaox. Post. Crook county.
Joint Senator. Colombia, Washingtoa and Til-
ij. S. Hatlon. Clatskanie, Columbia county.
MUBU Or EyCAUZATIO.H.
S. H. Holt, Phoenix, Jackson county.
F. M. Xighs wander, HadleyviUe, Lane
1 3rd District.
Chas. Miller, Jcacrecs, Marlon county.
W. H. Rosebrook. Sycamore, Multo. county.
Kn District. "
E. C. Hamilton, Clackamas, Clack, county,
i - V. D. Hoffman, La Grande, Union county.
, fth District.
B. H. Allen, (Send In P. O. address.)
- Alliance Directory.
" '. ?.: NATIONAL.
CL Folk, pregjdent Farmers' Allianco and
Industrial Union, at W D Street, Washington,
D. C; Ben H. Clover, vlce-prealdcnt. Cambridge,
Kas.; J. IL Turner, sec'y; J. F. Willltts, leer
turer. Oskaloosa, Kan,
OREGON STATE ALLIANCE.
President Nathan Pierce Milton
1st Vice-pres .....James Bruce, ,.Corvalll
gad Vice-pres S. H. Holt .'. ..Phwnix
Sec'y- Treasurer. ..W. W. Myers. .Oregon City
Chaplain. ,.; Ira Overturf Mist
Bteward . Wm. Brown Baker City
Doorkeeper...'. ...P. L. Hart.... Mt. Tabor
isst-D keeper.. Mrs. Geo. Carniichael.. Weston
Executive Committee Nathan Pierce, W. W.
Myers. Q. Vf, Weeks, W.. A, Sample, W. .
State Lecturer. M V. Rork, Salem.
. NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
' E, TAUBENECK, CH AIItMAa,
" . Marshall, I1L
ROBERT SCHILLING, Skobetaby,
. Milwaukee, Wis.
; M. C. Bankin, Treasurer. Torre Haute, lad.
J. H. Dav Sulphur Springs, Texas. .
; Ignatius Lonnelly, Hastings, Minnesota.
Q. F. Gaither, Birmingham, Alabama,
p. F. Washburn, Boston, Mass.
: OREGON STATE COMMITTEE.
' William H. Galvani. Chairman.
I. F. Hendrix. Secretary.
J KKRTSOX, JVJ. EB.
Published Every Friday Morning.
SUBSCRIPTION $1.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE.
Entered In the PostoQlc at Medford, Oregon,
a Secoad-Clftss Mail Matter.
Medford, Friday, June 3, 1892.
Vote for "Mollie and the babies.'
The Jacksonville ring delights 'la
cutting Medford's throat at every op
A" VOTE for tho People's Party is a
vote in the interest of soldiers, their
widows and orphans.
Every precinct should have a
trusted Peorile's Party member at the
judges stand on election day.
Decoration day was observed in th'i
valley in pood style. Now for tho 4th
of Julv. Let Medford celobrato.
THERE is not a man on the People's
party ticket who will not fill his office
with credit and honesty. Every one is
well worthy tha support of the people.
The People's Party State Platform
demands that the government "pay
the Union soldiers between the pricj
of the depreciated money in which
ho was paid and gold. ' The c'auss
will benefit not ouly the old soldiers,
but their widows and orphans. R
member that when you cast your bal
S. M. Xealon, People's Party norn
ineee for representative, W. If. Brad
shaw, nominee for sheriff and Ira
Wakefield, nominee for circuit judge,
are among those in this reform move
ment who fought to liberate the staves
and are members of the G. A. R. Sol
"diars and citizens, vote for them, for
thev have earned the reward.
TVe would like to hold this issue
until the other county papers had
made their appearance, but we are
unable to do so, election day coming on
Monday as it does. Why would we
wish to come out last? Oh. si:crly to
nail some of the bare-faced lies, which
will crowd the columns of the other
papers in their last issue before elec
tion. This is always the case. It has
been done every year in this county.
Watch Xickell's paper for instance.
this week. However, these, stories
will have no eft ct; in fact we believe
the reaction will do our canst rood.
Wait and See. -
THE office of county school superin
tendent is among the most important
in the county and' should be filled by a
maa with education and ex;erilnce in
teaching, and one whosj just methods
will benefit alike eve.-y school district
ia thj county. E. E. Smith, nominee
for superintendent on the People's
Party ticket, is just the man for the
place. : He has had experience, in
teaching and training, anj is a broad
minded and conscientious educator.
Ho is well acquainted in this valley,
having taught in iho Ashland schools
and three terms in tho Central Point
schools, and will devote his whole time
to the duties of superiatoaJ nt. We
would likj to sea him elected for the
reason that several districts in this
county have never heretofore received
justice, and we know he would do tho
right thing by them. And again, he
is outside the Jacksonville ring. Re
member this when you cast your baUot.
Several inquiries having been made
of us as to who could be present when
votes are being received and counted
on election day. we hereby append sec
tion 1?, of .the Australian ballot law.
and advise that the People's Party in
each precinct have an interested per
son within tha limits prescribed bv
Section 18. No parson shall ap
proach or stand within fifty feet
of the polls when open for the
purpose of receiving votes, except
such peace officers as are particularly
selected or appointed by the judges to
preserve order or enforce the law
within such limits, and electors actu
ally desiring and proceeding to vote,
and but ten electors shall bo permitted
to approaoh the polls within fifty feet
at the sami time: provided, however,
that the said judges of clcotiou shall, if
requested, permit one person from
each political party, selected by the
party, to stand outside of the guard
rail ut tho polls, while open for receiv
ing votes, for the purpose of challBng
ing voters: and the said judges of
election shall, if requested, permit can
didates, or somo person selected by a
candidate, or by several candidates, cr
by a political party, to be present in the
room but outside of the guard rail,
where the said judges are during the
time of receiving and counting the
vote. sucn selection shall be evi
denced by a writing signed by the
chairman and secretary of such polit
ical party, or by tho candidate, or can
didates, and presented to aqd filed with
THE LAST WORD.
With this, our last issue before elec
tion, human curiosity leads on to a
cilm contemplation of what will be
the outcome of the great struggle
which has engrossed the attention of
every voter in our county since the
campaign opened. To say that tho
campaign of this year has waxed warm
and while stirring the blood of the
most easy going has opened the eyes of
every thinker and rcasoner, is put
ting it mildly to say the least. The
Mail takes to itself some credit for
having laid bare the great question
of the hour in this county. Matters
have been going on these several years
in the same old rut, by which tho ring
sapped the life-blood of our tax-payei a
and the same old song was hummed
year after year, until the ring has come
t deem it their inherent right to con
trol every branch of tho county's legls-
"Q fkux o.
lation. We sounded the alarm in ex
posing the county debt and in that
move we struck a telling blow, the
effect of which has been a complete
sifting of the methods practiced at the
county seat by our worthy servants
placed in office by tho voters of Jackson
county. Are they to blame entirely?
Ah, we will let tho public . judge of
that. In boing- elected they wero
given the opportunity to foathor their
own nests at tho expense of the tax
payers and being there for that pur
pose tnat opportunity was embraced
with satisfaction. Must this thins
continue? Think of it, cithejus Is
this ring so deeply rooted that ballotJ
will not uproot it? Surely the poopl
who pay the taxes in this county arc
sovereign, and NOT a handful of men
pledged to plunder and spoil our fair
name, our credit and our very homes.
A chango is needed and tho timo is at
hand to make tho change, and we ask
of you to carefully weisrh tha conse
quences of putting in power the old
clique, and afteryou have calmly and
without preiudica looked the situation
square in the faco, if you still so desire
it, vote against, your interests and may
you suffer tho consequences.
This week, the last issue bifore eloc-
tion, when it will ba too late to get
back at him. Kaiser of the Ashland
Uecord, wo antieipato will indulge in a
personal attack on tne MAIL witn re
ference to the political fight ho is mak
ing against our nominee for sheriff, W
H. Bradshaw. Kaiser wanted to on
swer through the columns of the Mail,
the Bradshnvr card which was publish
ed in hist week's Mail. Kaiser offered
to reimburse us for the privilege! no!
Ho ! ! As the question at issuo is sim
ply a matter of polities' aud is for the
purpos; of throwing mud at Bradshaw,
we refused Kaiser space in this paper
and advised him to answer it in his
own paper, the Itecord, which was only
fit for that kind of work.
AP.E XATIOXAL BANK NOTES
Considerable controv?rsy has arisen
of lata among local thinkers as to
whether national bank notes are tax
able and we have been requested to
publish the following. It seems cl ;ar
to us that national bank nov.'s are not
taxable and we will quut the wry
language of the statues to suppt rt
"Sec. ST01 Revised Statues of the
United States: All stocks, bonds,
frcashrv notes and other obligations
of the United States, shall be exempt
from taxation bv or onder state or
municipal or local authority."
"Sec. 54ol Revised Statues, under
that titla of 'forgeries, frauds.' etc.:
The words "obligation cr other" secur
ity of the United States' shall be hvid
to mean all bonds, certificates of in
debtedness, national bank nirivncr.
coupons. United States notss. treasury
notes, fractional notes, certificates of
dspot.it, bills checks, or drafts for
money, drawn by or upon authorized
officers of the United States, stamps
and other representatives of value, of
whatever denomination, which have
been or may be issued under the act of
"Sec. 5-iJO Revised Slain ;s:
Xo inference or presumptioa of a leg
islative construction is to be drawn
by reason of the title, under which
any particular section is placed."
There can be no reasonable doubt
from the language of tho statute, as
here quoted, that the intention of con
gress was to exempt national bauk
notes from local taxation.
FOR THE LADIES.
BV XKLUS BLV.
A new shade of Kussian jrrejn 13
Dainty lawns, dimity, organdies and
the new cotton challies make lovely
afternoon dresses for summer wear.
The cotton cheviots make good morn
ing dresses for tbo street, and as they
are best made plainly, require very
Flat crowns and flaring brims arc
seen in most of tha straw hits for chil
dren. The shapes vary but little from
those of last i-eason, and th garniture
is large loops of wide ribbon in gay
colors, arranged most conspicuously.
An astonishing millinery combina
tion is sky bluj satin ribbon with royal
The "Carmeneita" parasol, with ruf
fles of chiffon hanging from the inside
ribs, is a novelty in sunshades.
A new rage for buttons has made its
appearance. All cloth costumes are to
bo fastened by a double row of large
Black silk chemises are no louger
worn by the fashionable ladies, and
cambric is preferred in general.
LITTLK odds and ends. ,
Vi-ry thick chain bracelets are not
worn so much as formerly.
Coin bracelets are among the latest
Pretty mull and laco parasols, with
natural wood sticks, are to be quite .the
go this summer. -
The Cleopatra Oxford tie. which' will
bi very much worn, has a black suede
vamp, patent leather quarters aud a
long, pointed tongue..
Silk stockings that are beautifully
embroidered up the sides with flowers,
are among the newest Importations.
The girl who would appear quite
chic just now, displays as many beauti
ful finger rings as she can get hold of.
Jeweled hair pins are to bo worn
more than ever.
Jeweled smelling salt bottle and bon
bon boxes are being displayed among
all the handsome novelties.
S. H. Clifford, New Cossel, Wis.,
was troubled with neuralgia and rheu
matism, his stomach was disordered,
his liver was affected to an alarming
degree, appetite fell away and he was
terribly reduced in fich and strength.
Three bottles of Electric Bitters
Edward Shepherd, Harrisburg, Uh,
bad a running sore on his leg of eight
years' standing. Used three bottles of
Eleetvio Bitters and seven boxsa of
of Bucklen's Arnica Salve, and his log
is sound and well John Speaker, Cat
awba, O., bad five large fever sores on
his leg, doctors said he was ineurable.
One bottle Electrio Bitters and one
box of Buckien's Arnica Salve cured
him entirely. Sold at G. H. Haskin's
Notico is horeby given to the Mod
ford Mail association that unless more
subscriptions to said paper are immedi
ately secured an assessment will have
to be made upon said association soon.
So please push tho canvass and let us
hoar from you soon.
Ira Wakefield, Pres.
Somocrats at Phoenix
Editor Southern Oregon Mail:
iV few of the citizens of Phosnix
and surrounding country, met nt
Phoenix yesterday to listen to the
democratic teniu that is on tho wnr
path in this county at present,
punishing the people with explana
tions of the mysterious condition
of our county aft'uirs and' a rehash
of the old well'worn tariff delusion.
The audience'con8isted of ahout
thirteen democrats, nine or ten
People's Party and four republi
cans, several ot mo democrats
were from Talent and a few from
Medford precinct. jFudge Neil
was on hand to explain the county
matters. He seemed to le very
much inclined to lay a part of the
blame of county debt building, to
Providence or high wat- r., and
dished out quite a heavy chunk of
blame to the republican ollicials
at Jacksonville, showing that thev
had a finger in the pie. The rest
ot tho hlame he Inyed to the clear
people. Weir, of course, that lets
the Judge and his associate demo
crats out; good fellows! Jiut
the Judge was asked some
knotty out'stions, all of which he
replied to as best he could. In
regard to whether tho law required
county orders to ue assessed or
not, he said, "that was n point of
law about which there was a dif
ference of opinion ami therefore a
matter of doubt." Xotv then the
old ''hayseeds" generally as well
as an otner lair mmtit-u people
i . i r - l l i
think that the intention cf the law
should be -equal rights and ex;icl
justice to all, especially in the
matter of paying, taxes. .ow then
wc don't understand that sinii.lv
a doubt as lo a point of law shruld
exempt S130.0UO of credits fiom
paving taxes.- We think that ju
tice and the tax-pavers should
have had the benefit of the doubt
instead of injustice and la dodgers,
and some are very suspicious that
such would have been the case
had not the county orders been in
the bands of the countv ring.
After the Judge was through the
chairman happened to remember
that they had invited onposins
speakers to , l.c present and take
Ipart in the discussion, and after
whisperm" at head-
quarters, Mr.: Wakefit-Jd was called
fir. The proposition was then
madethst a People's Party man
speak next, then another demo
cratic speech to lie followed by
another iYople'3 Party, but this
J proposition was promptly rejected
by the democratic speakers, lhe
democrats were then ufTcrol the
closeing speech, but that was a no
go. We were then given to under
stand that that was a democratic
meeting and that all of the People's
Party talk must come in then and
then, or of course, not at all.
Well in order lo draw thetn out
and see whether they had even
thought of anything but tariff, S.
H. Holt made a brief statement to
the effect that the permanent de
mauds of the People's Party was
that the government issue the
money direct to the people with
out the intervention of banks;
that all money be a full legal ten
der; that the national bunks be
abolished as banks of issut; that
the government should own and
operate the railroads in the interest
of all the cople; that ownership
ol lands should he limited in quan
tity and owned only by the citizens
of the United States. Mr. Wake
field followed with a short speech
vigorously defending the above
demands and showing conclusively
that this country could not be saved
from monopolistic greed by tam
pering with the taritl. men came
Col. Eowditch 8 turn. Well of
course the tariff was his first dish,
after that was through with he
pitched into the financial question.
n en, it tooK iiim nuout nve min
utes to show all present that he
knew absolutely nothing about our
financial system or else he was
trying to fool somebody. He went
entirely back on tho old silver
dollar of the democrat's "dads."
After a few remarks by Judge
Crawford our meeting closed, sine
Wo are all ready up here for tho
big dose of slush which is sure to
come in the next issue of our demo
republican, papers. The next is
the lust issue before e'ejtion, you
A Bi other in Need.
Woodville, Ore., May 30.
Eill'-or Southern Oregon Moll:
Last Friday morning ns F. M
Parker was going for a load of tim
ber, riding on the running gears of
tho wagon, on tho public road on
Wards creek, lie had the misfor
tune to come in contact with a
stump, which threiv him from the
wagon, breaking one bone of the
leg and dislocating the ankle. A
doctor was summoned as Boon as
possible, but notwithstanding the
care of the doctor, he will probably
be confined to the house for many
weeks. Hie work on tha farm is in
such shape that it is absolutely
necessary that a man be employed
and kept to work for at least "one
month. Now, Bro, Parker has a
HOW TO VOTE.
The question now of most perplexity to the average voter is to know how to
prepare his ballot under the Australian system.
The Law says that the names of candidates not voted for must be scratched
off, and the names not erased are the ones voted for. But as only one person
can bo elected to each office, tho voter must be careful to scratch off all candi
dates except the one he intends to vote for for that office.
Section 60 explains tho method of voting, and in order that the Mail's read
ers may understand it thoroughly, we quote tho section in full:
Si-c. 5fl. Oa tho receipt of his white ballot as aforesaid, the elector shall
forthwith, and without leaving tho enclosed space, retire alone to one of the
cuuijiui unguis or places proviaca, ana snail tliero prejiare his ballot by cancel
ing, crossing or marking out tho names of tho candidates ho does not wish to
" iur, biiiuu oaaii oe aone witn nn indelible "copyin"-" pencil, to be fur
nished for the purpose, or by scratching with pen and ink, for each office to be
Idled for which he is qualified to vote, and if neccssarv. he mar writA int, i,
blank spaca provided therefor, th-i name
any such offiea, and iu case of a question
cmiceling. crossing or scratching out
Kim. ueiore leavin-- vuo compartment or place provided, the elector shall fold
his ballot so that the face thereof will be concealed, without displaying the bal
lot or informing any person how he has prepared it; and he shall fold the ballot
so that tho remaining stub may b3 readily torn off without exposing the con
tents of the ballot or tho marks or crosses thereon. He shall then deliver Uie
ballot to the chairman, and suite his name and residence.
large family of small children and
is not financially able to stand
this misfortune alone. He is a
member of tho Alliance in good
standing, and we believe that this
is another good opportunity to
show the strength of our Alliance
by rendering some assistance in
his misfortune. A special meeting
of the Woodville Alliance was
called Saturday night and all do
nated quite liberally, but not a suf
ficient amount was raised to defray
all the expenses. It was resolved
to appeal to the other sub-Alliances
of Jackson county - through the
Mail to take some action at their
next meeting toward contributing"
something to our unfortuna'.e broth
er. A committee of three, corfslst
ing of G. F. Schmidtlein, J. H.
Breeding and J. I). Wimer, were
appointed lo receive contributions
and to see that they are properly
applied. Any remittances made to
chairman of this committee, who is
also treasurer of our lodge, will be
duly acknowledged and receipted
for. H. K.ibTEVESS,
Pres. Woodville Alliance No. 212.
EJIlor South rn Oregon Mall:
May 30 was a red letter day for
PhuMiix democracy. Pursuant to
announcement, three gentlemen
strayed into our peaceful burg as
representatives of the said party,
viz, Judge C rawford, Neil and Law
yer Bowditch. Judge Neil opened
the talk by a concise statement of
his past administration, contradict
ing much of the newspatier reports
of the same; appealed to the co-.
pic iu vindication of his statements,
and kindly asked lo be continued
hi uuicvv ine representatives oi uailey ana A. vt . Uoriuacfc was
the People's Party present were; all the audience they had. People
then asked to state their position j are getting tired of this old poli
and demands as a part v. which ; tical trash that has been dished
was briefly done by Messrs. HoH
and Wakefield, when Mr. Bowditch
toon i ne rostrum as ciuei speaKcr. lor promise having ever been re
He admitted the evils that afiiict deemed. Fellow citizens stand
our county, and applied the demo -
erotic plaster free trade, and in
that field of vague uncertainties and
glutei ir.g generalities, he was at
borne, and out H eroded all his
predecessors by about 6 degrees,
north latitude. He said all our
millionaires were creatures of our
protective tariff, but he did not tell
which one of them was or is en
gaged in commercial transactions,
and as no one prs sjnt seemed to
know, this was passed ia peaceful
silence, .while most everybody
seemed to know that it was our na
tional banking system and not the
tariff that made millionaires. P.ut
in tho field of finance is where he
showed his democratic training.
He is undoubtedly a good lawyer,
but bis knowledge of the money
question is not ' only deficient, but
absolutely at variance wi:h the
facts, both at home and abroad.
However, be scored one for the
few fossils of the democratic party
still in existence in this progressive
burg, for each and severally smiled
audibly and winked their off eve at
each other, as much as to say, that
is genuine Jefiersonian democracy,
and we saw no cause to demur.
Judge Crawford next took the
flivr and proceeded to arraign Mr.
Wakefield before his mental bar,
and pronounced him as totally un
qualified for the position to which
the People's Party had nominated
him, because he had not been ad
milted to the Blackstonian bar.
But the eople think that it is more
to their liking to have a man quali
fied, yet not admitted, than to have
a man admitted and yet not quali
fied, to preside over their courts.
Which is the better, the judge said
not. Thus ended another mighty
struggle against the people, and
one more "victory" scored for
Gold Hill Items.
Dr. Braden has returned to this
place, he has been sojourning at his
home in Indiana sevoral months.
The vordict rendered by tho citizens
of this vicinity, is tnat Mrs. Lease is
invincible. She made mony converts
is this section.
J. W. Mastcrson, road supervisor in
this district, is doing some good work
on the roads in this vicinity.
Tho ladies of Gold Hill and vicinity,
will give an ice cream festival and soc
ial entertainment at the church oil
Saturday evening, June 11th. The ob
ject is ia raise funds to defray expenses
of the church organization at Gold
Hill. Every one cordially invited to
John D. Chappol, of Grants Pass,
was in Gold Hilt recently selling a new
tangled Grano Tablett. It is rumored
that he took several orders from prom
inent democrats and republicans for
futuro delivery (about June 6th.) The
Pooplas' Party candidates didn't inveat;
they were afraid tho donio-repubs. had
bought short and wouldn't have
enough to go around and would charge
them with trying to "dun tne market.
K Lamjty HoVI,EH,
of tho mrsnn nt hi tnr. ,.i,
submitted to tho vote of the people, by
the answer he does not wish to make or
Thinking that perhaps a few
6trokps of the quill from our little
burg might be of some interest to
at least some of your many readers,
I will drop you a few lines political
Notwithstanding the political
excitement, our friend Geo: Mor
ine's hammer may he heard at
almost all hours of the day ring
ing on his anvil, which speaks
well both for George and the sur
Mr. Smith, our merchant, has
moved into his new store house,
and is displaying a nice stock
of goods and selling at very reason
Our postmaster, Johnny Miller,
is making many substantial im
provements on his beautiful little
place in this burg.
Our school is progressing nicely
urder the mauagement of Miss
Our old friend, Thos. Baldwin,
is hitting some hard licks in the
way of improvements on his town
property. He will also bit some
terrible hard licks on the day of
clectisn, and don't you forget it.
Crop3 good. Fruit very scarce.
Politics booming. The Times
says that the Peoples ticket is
loosing ground. I can assure all
your readers tnat this is not the
On the contrary the People's
ticket is gaining all the time.
Truth is mighty and will prevail.
Many souls are being converted
and made happy.
1 he democrats hr.d an appoint-
ment to speak at Lake Creek hst
Thursday. We were informed bv
i one of the speakers" that A. J.
- uu to them for the last twentv-
seven years wit" out a single pledge
j fast to your colors and you will
elect every man on the Peoole's
ticket. Don't get discouraged.
Your prospects are bright. Your
cause is just, honorable and right,
and victory is yours beyond d.mbt.
This campaign has been and is
being conducted by the People's
Party in a fair, honorable way,
entirely devoid to any dirtv. smutty
J campaign list on any of the other
canumaies. u e ao not iry lo gam
votes by lying on some of the other
candidates. Dirty little campaign
lies will not win as some will soon
find out, to their sorrow. One of
the fundamental principles of our
party is to respect a falleu foe.
We were over in Eagle Point a
few days ago and was surprised to
hear a man. that is a candidate
for a precinct office, circulating
some dirty little stuff on Mr. Brad
shaw, to the effect that Bradshaw
had employed certain parties to
electioneer for him, and this little
batch of sore heads went so far as
to say that they intended to have
these things published. I think it
very doubtful about their finding a
paper that will lower its dignity to
3uch an extent as to publish such
a batch of nonsense. Xow Mr.
Editor, I can assure everyone of
your readers that all this campaign
hash in regard to Mr? Bradshaw is
false. Every single word of it,
and further the parties that started
these yarns are not noted for truth
and veracity, even outside of a
political campaign. Mr. Bradshaw
is too well known to be injured by
any story they can dish up. In
fact I believe they are making
him votes, as all gentlemen of all
parties become disgusted with such
trash.' I hope that none of our
party will be led astray by any
thing that is likely to appear in
this weeks issue of the opposition
papers, but stand fait. Vote the
ticket. We can boast of a good
ticket clear through, and we can
elect it. Isdex.
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To Intending Build ars.
It will pay you to write or send to tho
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as they will guarantee you satisfaction
in material, workmanship and prices
Plans andesti mates furnished on all
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Has just received a large stock of
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also a fines toe k of
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?ales will be his motto.
see for yourself.
Bas changed bands sad .
WORK AND PRICES
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Give Me a Call.
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Jackscrews to let. "
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Give us a trial.
Having bought out Frank Gallowaj
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