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About Medford mail tribune. (Medford, Or.) 1909-1989 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1913)
MlWFOrtD MATL TRTBUNR MKDFOUD. OKKOON, WEDNESDAY, .lANfJAltV 1. 101.1.
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Roml for CilnloKiiii
Bonded Warehouse Being Erected
That Medford Is the natural dis
tributing point for southern Oregon
and northern California Is further
ovidenced by tho erection of a four
story fire proof wnrehouno building
by tho Bunded Warehouse company
at 12th and Front streets.
Eastern, Portland and San Fran
cisco manufacturers and Jobber have
sought responsible facilities which
would cnublo them to ship to Med
ford In cars and distribute in south
ern Oregon and northern California
and after InvostlKation of a plan
which would sorvo such manufactur
ers and jobbers Clins. S. Lebo, man
ager of tho Medford Ronlty and Im
provement company, completed the
organization of the Ilonded Ware
The officers of the company ure
Geo. M. Anderson, of tho Hssancy
Film Manufacturing company, of Chi
cago, president; 13. N. Warner, vice
president, and Chas. S. Lebo, secre
tary and manager.
Tho building Is to bo of .what Is
known as mill construction, tho base
inunt wall of concrcto averaging 24
inches aud tho nest three stories of
brick from 17 to 12 inches thick. Tho
basement floor will bo of conoroto
and water proof. An electric eleva
tor will be bo urrnngod that It will
bo posslblo to buck n wagon up to
tho same, eliminating not ulono cost
In handling of tho merchandise and
furniture, but eliminating as far as
posslblo all breakage. No pains or
expense huvo been saved in planning
tho building and tho estimated in
surance rate of only C5 'cents per
hundred on tho building shows that
tho jamo has been constructed ac
cording to the underwriters rules.
Arrangements lmvo boon inudo
with a large bonclng company to
issue a bond covering all merchan
dise or other goods stored, protect-
REAL ESTATE LOANS
Main and Fir Streets
lng the public against any loss or
damng of whatever description.
Burglary Insuranco will oHo be car
ried on the merchandiso and thus
Medford can hereafter offer to he
public warehouse facilities equal to
those of any of tho large distributing
Several salesmen will bo omployod
to handlo manufacturers lines in ter
ritory tributary to Medford and this
undoubtedly will lead to tho dovolop
men of many now enterprises here.
Household furnlturo will be han
dled and tho company ban made ar
rangements for a warehouto man for
this department, who has had exper
ience In handling tame, so that the
danger from breakage and marring
will bo reduced to tho minimum.
Mrs. T. D. Kinsman is now tear
ing down the old building next to the
city hall and plans to erect thereon
n two-Htory building to cost 110.000.
CITY IMPROVEMENTS AT A GLANCE:
The city of Medford 1ms expended $1,768,070.17 for
city improvements to dnte.
The city of Medford expended .$1,507,280 of this
amount during the past four years.
The city of Medford has 18.01 miles of improved,
hard surface streets, or 800,214.7 square vords of pave
ment laid at a cost of .889,604.29.
The city of Medford has 27.79 miles, of water mains
in its distributing svstem laid at a total cost of $217,
503.99. The city of Medford has 20.20 miles of sanitary
sewers laid at a cost of $203,887.42.
The city of Medford has .1.91 miles of storm sewers
laid at a cost of $22,282.
The city of Medford has 20.3-1 miles of concrete
sidewalks laid at a cost of $97,350.05.
The city of Medford'lias 8 miles of board walks laid
at a cost of approximately $10,000.
Medford lias miscellaneous improvements made at
a cost of $32,&S8.
Medford has a 23-mile gravity water system con
structed at a cost of $275,000.
Parcels Post is
Used in Medford
Wc Wish You 365 Happy and
Prosperous Days During 1913
Thanking you for past favors, wo
hope to continue to enjoy a pmltou
of your patronage.
"Bottor Than Evor"
Opposito Post Offico
Although the local postofflco was
only open from 8 to 10 o'clock today
iih it Is n holiday, It remained open
long enough to show that the parcel
post law which wont Into effect to
day will bo woll patronized by local
people. Six pnekuges wero dlspntch
el today, Tills number Is n fulr In
dex as to what tho ImsliieiH will be
on ordinary days.
The local pontofflro has bean fully
equipped for tho new sorvro, the
special stumps, scales, mid the like
being on hnud.
The Muil Tribune wMies to
neknowleilgo (lie coiirleny of
K. 1). We ton mid luiuselmiiii
& (lerkiiii; fur miiiiy of the
jihotograpliH lined in thin edi
tion, mill of the Oregon .lour
nul in furnixliiug several of
the ruin lined.
200,000 Bottles of Milk a Year
To Our Futuro Patrons
THE MEDFORD TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE
Will ho ready lo relieve joii of your typewriter Irmitilei afler.Iin. 1.1,
Wo are agents for
ROYAL STANDARD TYPEWRITERS
SINGER SEWING MACHINES
We will repair, rent, or sell any innke of machine and will
handlo typewriter mid kowIiik machine jHippllt. If we have not got
-what you want wo will get It for you. Our repairman In an uxoerl,
aud Is familiar with all makes of typewriter.
We expect to build up a biislniiM hero mid slmr In the future
greatuemi of Medford, by giving iiitlifticiliui to, mid muUng frlimdn
of, nil with whom we deul.
If there Ix something wrong with your typewriter, If you want
to buy u typewriter, or If you want to sell u typewriter, mill us up.
J. G. PAINTER, MGR.
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The Medford Dairy owned and
operated by J. W. Snider Is doing Its
utmost to keep the stride with Med
ford, Mr. Snider came here eight years
ago from Ohio, und has been giving
tho people of Medford tho best milk
that good Durham aud Jorsuy cows
can glvo. j
Ho has sixty cowu that aro well
groomed every day. Thoy nro nil
healthy aud kept So by the good at
tention thoy receive. Swinging stan
chions have lately been Installed
which adds greatly to their comfort.
Ho has all modern upliuratus such
ns filter, cooler, bottle filler, etc.
Tho utensils aro all heated to 170 de
grees before using. Sanitary tickets
and caps uro used thus preventing
disease being curried from ono homo
to another. The milk Is convoyed to
the bottle room and cooled to 02
degrees shortly after being milked.
All these have helped Mr. Holder to
got the best score of any dairy In tho
Threo wagons delivered ovor (200,
000) two hundred thousand bottles
of milk aud cream in 1912, Two de
liveries ttro made dttlly, delivering
milk, cream, skim milk and butter
milk to any part of tho city.
Mr. Snider wishes to thunk the
people for their patronage nud says
that 101S Will find hliu doing lis lib
Iiuh done In tho pust, giving to (ho
pooplo tho bust. Hu Invites tho pub
lid to visit IiIh dairy located duo half
mllo west of Medford,
A Happy lew Year
TjilS cohesrn bslieves in the ROGUE RIVER
VALLEY arid in ths presrecrs fr the year
1913. 'J We can all help make the year a
'bannsr one. We willl contihus to carry the
following meritorious linss:
Hirsh Viclcwiro Co.'s Clothing.
Michaels Stern & Co.'a Clothing.
Knox and Stetson Hats.
Wilson Bros. Shirts.
Wilson Bro3. furnishings, and undorwoar.
Vansar Swiss Union Suits
E. & W. (Rod Man Collars, 2 for 25
Lilloy's Suit Oases and Bags.
A combination that cannot b'e equalled.
Model Clothing Co.