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HIT IS SCORED
Olid of the Rroniesl Airirfce,s over
token tho .MJcilford pnblie' was given
th 'in at the produrHon of "Midsum
mer Nighl'a Dream' n't the 1'np.e yes
terday by the pupil tit HoocvcH
M'linol. The lionrtc was filled to
capacity mid the Aiutirnrc expected
the usunl hcliool performance, inter
mtinir and pntcrlainine to the tela
lives and friends at the perfuhnerrt.
Xltt n bit like It. TIip stiiRe pictures
were not onlv cleverly iiroulicd, lull
were enacted with ititttllijcvnce, jsrnee
of notion and comprehension of drn-
Inntiu iwsmbilitiea far beyond what
ony one would expect from such
youthful perfoi inert.
In the way r comedy, the dance
of the Ilrowuietf was as nmushij; n
anything the regular road nIiows hnvp
to offer, tlio.wufk of tbe two tiniest
midgcta bringing forth gnlrs of laugh
ter, and the entire net; bringing forth
snrh applause that after repeated en
cores it wan difficult to secure suf
ficient rpiiet'tn continue the perform
The dunce of the fairies wns ns
dainty nitd graceful ns thoo Usually
jjcrforraed by much more mature ac
tors, and the comedy work of Hot
tom, Quince nnd tbeir associates
would have been a credit to "rown
up." Unfortunately the writer is not fa
miliar with the names of the partici-.
pants, except such information AH
could be ginned from tin; program,
and for that reason, ns well as for
the reason that the whole perform
ance was ho uniformly meritorious,
will not attempt to mention the par
tictilarly bright Mars, except regard
injc a few of the principals, whoso
work merits special mention.
Ilertlia Hurt wick a Puck was "it."
If she were about 20 years older I
Would say that she was a profession
al expressly engaged to play the
part. Xo less clever, but with less
opportunity to display their talent,
were Lethcw Meadows as Bottom,
Clair Pickel as Oberon, Perry Gregg
as Theseus nnd llmcc Putnam ns
Hippolytc. Ilemiia, jwrtrayed by
Irma Dyer, nnd, llencla, by Josephine
I.indley, also deserve special eom
ftiPtidfition, as does Volando Rummel
for her clever impersonation of
Kgens. And last, but not least. Paul
in Johnson as Titnnia, whose grace
ful gesture and jterfect solf-pOssea-eiun
were worthy of an cxjicricncod
actress, deserve more than a passing
.Mrs. Gallagher, whose cleverness in
giving these young people such a
clear understanding of their parts,
and her success in training1 them for
such smooth concerted action, is en
titled to the highest praise, ns are
the teachers who assisted her in her
It has been arranged with A. C. Al
len and llolbrook VVithingtun to take
Fomo "movies" of the play, to be
shown in the films which they arc
taking for the Jackson county ex
hibit at the Panama Pacific; exposi
tion. They have already taken u
number of pictures of the folk dances
for which the teachers bnvo so clev
Vrly trained the children, nnd which
were an attractive feature of the
The entire Mrfonnanre will ho re
pented nt an early date, lo be an
.CHICAGO, May 8. Hushes to sell
wheat todny resulted in hnrp de
clines. Prices, however, did not be
coino, demoralized. Opening quota
tions were 1 to 3 points lower, but
the, market gradually steadied.
Corn at the opening varied from
Vg to lo down, und was followed by a
flight general rally.
Oats took the same course.
Provisions suffered from liquidat
ing; tfales by ho)ders.
NEW YQIHC, May S.fftoeks broke
with extreme violence at tho opening
uf the, market today. The entire list
was adversely affected by over-night
duyelopipeuts relative to the sinking
(if the Iiusitania and heavy selling
orders enmc. from all o'er the eoun-
Opening prices wero from 2 to 5
.p'oiiitB h)ow )asf night's close,, Fif,
teen thousand shares of U. S. Bteel
t weLre, ofnred in one lot at 2 points
! bylujv ywterdny's (dose.
ra LM4 SWfl Unarmed
'0 IWDQK, .May 8, ltfl p, in. Tho
. British oyarnMHUit today made the
follMwttri aiHUMuiiMment :
iuwsHiMY4 thai ilia I.usilaiiia wis
aru4 in wildly I'alf." '
AEROPLANES AID WARSHIPS IN BOMBARDMENT OF TURK
This pliotoKTaph, taken In the Danlanclle. stanvs tlio rt-turn of a ItritMi scnplitne to n rnilM-p afler
niaklnK a flight oxr the Turkish fortiftrntiotts. One of the wings wan irfoiated by tlio rifle flro of the Turks,
Tlu seapUne token In town by a cutter.
WHITE SLAVE FILM
AT IT THEATER
The mol startling as well as the
most educational pictures of the age
"The Inside of tho White Slave
Trafiie," nre creating a grent amount
of dNenssion in various parts of the
country.. The pictures deal entirely
with the while slave traffickers, their
victims and the thousands and thou
sands of unfamiliar methods employ
ed to snare the prey of these human
vultures, not only unfortunate erring
girls and women, whose redemption
they make impossible, but innocent
victims trapped and cereted from
their heartbroken parents nnd rela
tives. Tbe pictures nre authentic, being
the presentation of all the points of
value gathered by Samuel II. I.onson,
lccial White slave investigator, as-
well as the information -eeured byl
the John V. Rockefeller, Jr.. Socio
! . i
logical Kcsearch society.
tare of the investigation, sssessing
...I i: i i i . ..
. eU.,, ,nN.ri,....-v , -or grea
American people, in order to combat
this greatest of all rocinl evils, js
portrayed with scientific skill, in
which to detect one offending Kint
PRESENT FLAG TO
On Monday evening. May 10th. at
7:30 the Sons of Veterans will hold
a special meeting at the Redman ball
at which time there will bo a formal I
ri.u.ni.iin. f n i.,,. ,, t,nn,i,,i I
p-resontatlon of a largo and beautiful ,
flag by Mayor V. J. Emerlck which
was donated by t;it citizens of Med
ford by popular Btiusenptlon. At a
meeting held recently Camp No. 8
of tho Sons of Veterans was reorgan
ized and new officers elected for tho
coming; year, Tho program for tho
evening will bo In charge of 'tho
Women's Relief Corps, and Mrs.
"Kenyon has been appointed chairman
of the committee. There will be a
talk by one of tbe members appoint
ed by the committee, and also a short
musical program, after which re
freshments will be served. Tho meet- i
Ing promises to be a very Interesting
one, and a cordial invitation Is ex
tended to all the members and their
If you have a certain pose
or. picture In mind, wo will
execute It. for you or Just
Ioavo.lt to im, .
Our lino of sample photo
graphs will convjneo you of
tho quality wo put Into our
Come In and look them over.
flTODFCmT) MATT, TRTTIUNK
DAWN ATTACK OF
PAKIS. May 8. 2:.l p. in. -Tho
French war office this afternoon
gave out n reHirt on the progres of
hostilities,- which reads:
"In Ilelgiiun at daybreak yester
day tho Germans delivered a violent
attack against the Hriti-;h lines at St.
I.uien. This attack was repulsed and
the enemy suffeted heavy looses.
"To the south of Ypres, nt Hill N'o.
(10, the KritM) troops yesterday re
captured a further section of the
trenches lost by them three days ago.
"There is nothing to report on the
remainder of the front.'
H. S. Stone Misslr.j
NEW YOmC, May 8. Herbert
Stuart Stone, elder son of the gen
eral manager of the Associnted Presi,
is another American passenger not
accounted for. Young Mr. Stone was
well known us the one-time beml of
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. 'lout- iv i i., oiiii l lie iiiuiioer hiki
editor of the Chap Hook and The
Advise Mother's Friend
Krcause It Is
I InU has been of
prrfectljr safe to us I
such crcat help lo n,
boat of expecuint l
mothers, these wo- I
men, experlencrl In I
this most happy I
period, advliw, li
uso of "Mother's .
to tho nWomlnnl I
tntlalMl lt mirTMa.i
is to relievo tha I
vniluo tension upon
tho cords anil ligament resulting from
muscuUr expansion. Beneath tho sur-
faco Is a networK of lino nervo thrrads
ana tbo c?ntlo, soothing- embrocation.
llothtt's Friend. U ilcslencd to so
,Lbr,mto ,ho ,ulwUtar nbrcs a to o-oi.
tho unnecessary and continuous raircln
upon tills nrrlsil of riTtM. ApplM to
'lie liri-aits tt sTortU lbs proper maiuyj
to prevent caklns.
There Is scarcely a well-stockcil ilru;
store anywhero but wluit you enn raally
obtain a bottle of "Jrothi-r's friend" un.l
Jn nearly every town and vlllago U a
grandma who herself ued It In earlier
yjara. Esioctant mothers nro uriccd to
try this siilvsilld suUtsnt.
Mothers I'rlend bus been prepnretf
by IlruddeM Itrculatur Co.. 310 Ijiniai
IIIJj;.. Atlanta, Oa , tor nearly ha'f t
erntury. Krud for vcluaLto little imoIc to
Electric Grili Stove
Regular Price $5.00
On Sale During Hotpoint
May 3-8, at $3.35
Seo it advertised in tho May 1
Saturday livening Post and May Lad
les' Home. Journal.
E Orilstovo bolls, fries, toasts and
broils, both above and below its
glowing colls, Operates from any
lamp-socket. Performs two cook
ing operations at tbo same tlino, at
cost of one,
El Grtlstovo is tha handiest, all
'round convenient electric appllanco
over offered at tho prlco.
Paul's Electric Store
lil'J W. Mala
FORTS IN DARDANELLES
"I'm 'Naked ' Drain.' the press
agent," he announcer, ns ho entered
tho Sun office last nlnht, "and 1
have a duty on my hand. I am
here to bring the glailHomo news that
the biggest clrcus,ln the world will
be here Monday, May 17. Tho namn?
Uftolers to mention- It the Selli
Floto Circus and Buffalo Dill's Orig
inal Wild West. Hlgger'n. blggcr'n
ever? Duffalo Dill hlmnelf I wltb
the show. Greatest omerult rider
ever known, llota Itoaiana. rony
clowns. Count 'cm. All that sorta
thing. An the prlco remain Just the
muiio as ever, a gancral admission of
twcnly-flvo cents. fe'Iong."
Naked Drain, Incldcntallr.' 1 for
Identification purpose's Is Courtney
Hyley Cooper, a magailne writer,
who spends his Hummers gathering
fiction material ami his winters It.
Ycstorday, while waiting betwoen
trains nt Mcdfonl, ho wrote the first
of a series of fiction circus stories,
which will appear In various maga
zines within tho year.
BOOSTER BIG SHOW
SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1.015
.Medford entertained t00 coun
try visitors at hor first Community
Day today In royal tusliton, As a
result there Is a closer and kindlier
feeling for the metiopolls of .liiclmm
county In all sections, As onrly as
IS 00 o'clock visitors began to arrive.
and by noon the streets nnd stores
wore crowded. It was a Jolly good
At 11 :30 o'cluck tho parndu started
I from tho Dear creek bridge, headed
by John l ,Mnnn. J. A. Wcsterlund
acted as drum major. The Medford
.band came next followed by mtr
I chants In the while caps and aprons
of waiters. Then followed the llro
I department nnd automobiles and bug-
(Klex. The parade halted nt the city
park. There lunch was served The
.menu consisted of baked beans, Iinm
anuwieues, cookies, crnckcra, rad
ishes, coffee ami bananas,
There was n rush for the first
table and everybody went away sat
isfied. During the. meal tho band
After Hie dinner speeches were
made by Attorney II, F. Mulhey nnd
W. II. (lorn. Tho speakers dwelt
upon the cultivation of friendship be
tween the various sections. Vaude
ville numbers wero also given.
During tho afternoon freo shows
wero given at the It, Star and Page
This evening a free band concert
will be given nt the city park.
Kvery section of the valley was
represented, nnd the success of the
first, makes Community Day prac
tically nn assured feature In the fu
ture. Survivors at Sovercian
LONDON, Mnv 8, 10:32 a. m. A
number of survivors have been lunded ,
by fishing boats on Sovereign islnnd.
in the vicinity of flnllcy Head, Many
are in n serious condition nnd it is
feared that some will not survive.
Beware of Ointments ior Catarrh
That Contain Mercury j
nwrnr wilt toi.tj dnlrar Ik (vf mll ',
a4 tvOJllrU ilrraHt lt aUIr Itwua U
ruirflKC II Ikrwb It tiunv, ,rlr. Hath
vrlklr ibrkl rr l uh4 rmpl ufl ttetv i
IIoim ft.w rpuuiil ihyilrUai. tb (l,ii( ,
thrr will da l IfS Mil lu Ih cd ),nj rs !
alklji Stlir Iron bru. Hall' Calarili Cura, .
Biaaafarlvrr' lr f J. Cbanrr A IX, ToU.),i, o I
rtalaloa n lurtrntf. aiwl la lal.n lal.iaati. i
IIS MirrUf pro hp l.Vn aft.1 nuw auf ,
ftm r Ik atllrm. In Imtlna llall'a I'alattk
Car t aur t tt aratala II l l.k
Inl.raill, ihl mn to T,rki. okla, bj I'. J,
.brtf A. f, Tr-lllx.iilalt trrr.
BoM far Dnuslita. I'tU; Tie, par l-.llla,
Tsk Hall' I'amll Illl (or cooalatlaa.
Cooking Without a Cook
Cooked Automatically with VVESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC RANGE
Jgnssji r'JECyrr'Xj "jm't IasW''S&TTyMIss f
You put your food in the oven and set the clock at the hour you want It te start cook
ing, and you set the thermometer fcr the proper temperature, You cafl'we ene'.ef
these ranges on display at our office, 216 West Main street.
California -Oregon Power Company
PHONE 168 2(8 WEST MAIN ST., MEDFORD, OREGON
S I M.1' '. . i.i!.'JHJJlJ I J" . I ...... TM..1 J.'.J' I -1'3
UF.I'OIIT OF TDK CONDITION OF '.' ,h
The First National Bank
at Medford, In the State or OreKoii, nt the close or business May 1st, ItMfi.
l.onns and discounts (notes held In hunk) II 1037, 2H
V, S, bonds deposited to secure circulation 100,000.00
U, S. bonds pledged to secure t H. deposits 1,000,1)0
Premium on U. S. bonds ,&!I7,G0
Total U, H. bonds 100,ft.17,fi0
Donds other than U. S, bonds pludged to secure,
postal savings deposits fl.QOA.OO
Iiomis, securttlen pledued as collateral for State, or
other deposits or bills pnynble, postal excluded ua.ROO.OO r,
Securities other than U, H, bonds; (not Including " ' , ,
stncki) owned unpledged 00,l9liii 7
Total bonds, securities, etc j: 0l,00ll.t0k
Subscription to stock of Federal Deserve Unulc ... 7,800,00 i
Less amount unpaid '.... IS, 200,00 2,000.00 f
Danklng house, JSCi.OOO.OO; furniture and fixtures,
iis.ono.tn i' loa.ooo.if,
Other real estate owned 13,404,33 2
Due from Federal Deserve Dank 8,000,00 V
Due from approved reservo agents In New York, ,
Chicago, and St. Louis ..: u RoriifiO J
Duo from approved reserve ukpiiIs In other reseryo "
cities i r. R7,3ill7U 00,257.33!;.
Due from banks nnd bankers (other than above).... ,1,003. HO
Kxchanges for clearing house 2,201.7 1
Outside checks and other cash items . 8,707,08
Fractional currency, nickels, nnd cents .. . ft8Hi07 3,360,05
Notes or other national banks ....;, 0,720,00
Total coin and certificates ;.. ' :M,()l7.2ri
Itedemptlon fund with V. S. Treasurer (not innr
than ' percent on circulation) , 5,000,00
' i r
Capital stock paid In. $ IIOO.OOO.lii)
Surplus fund u, v no.nou.ui)
Pudlvlded profits 33.003.34
Less current expenses, Interest and tuxes paid 13, 521, 111) 20,412,11
Circulating notes ... 100,000.00
Less amount on bnnd an In Treasury for redemp
tion or' In transit - 2,50 00,007,50,
Due to banks and lmukers( other than above) 4,373,40
Demand Depesits: , ,'
Indtvtdunl deposits subject to check 285,204.08
Certificates of .deposit duo In less lha n 30 days. 20,834.32
Cashier's checks outstanding 1,401,00
United States deposits 1,000.00 ,.'
Postal savings deposits m 4,300.01
State, county, or other municipal .deposits secured V
by Item 4d of 'ftesources" 23.600.00 342,310,61
Cortlflrates of deposit duo on or after 30 days 81,477.08 .
Deposits subject to 30 or iiiori) days' notice.. M. 1111,128,29 SOOiOOS.OT
Notes and bills redlsrnunted ...' .a." 12,000.00
Dills payable, Including obligations representing
money borrowed 60,000.00
Liabilities other than those above stated, bands
and warrants sold 2H.6m.lt
STATU OF OIIKOON. County of Jackson, ss:
I, Oris Crawford. Cashier of the nhovennmed bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 0th day of May. 1015.
T. W. MILKS.
M. L. AI.FOItl),
J. II. COOLKY. '!
CIIA8. HTHANO. .'.
' . ". .u.'. . . i 1
MRS. E. V. COFFIN
PIANO AND VOICE
STUDIO AT 60 ROSE AVENUE Phone 56 L
Class Lessons for Children
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