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MEDFonn watt, TrcrnuNK anrcniroRP. ortrcaox, Tuesday, jtly in, ini.i
EDISON TO HELP JOHN D. COWERS BEHIND BARB WIRE INCHES AS HE PASSES HIS 76IH BIRTHDAY IAD ADVISORY
BR N UNCLE SAM'S
FROM ATMOSPHERE: '.NAVY UP TO DATE
HOT SPUIXOS, V., ,Tuly 1.1. W.
II. Ilowkor of Ilonton. mlilresHlnR the
Natlonnl Fertilizers nimonjntlon Iioro
today, do.cliirod one of (ho innjifhjlcht
cffrctH qf tlie IJuroponn vvnr would be
(UonttiinuMi irotn Pio l.)
Guards in Double Force, Network of j
Pi Ivntc Telephones, Electric Light
Alarm System, All to Save Old,;
Man With One Hundicd Millions n !
rrndv we nic putting ;:tms on sub- '
murines, mid Admiral Taylor in nt J HV KKN'NKTII W. I'AY.VB
wmk on the subject of protection TAIMlYTOw .. X. V., Juh I!. The
nf;nint Mibuiurino. I holicvo there richest limn in tho world Iiiih once
lo cheapen nitrogen niuf prodlrtcd will ho as nuieh revolution in imviil more become n terrorized prisoner.
It nrot.nDly would lio illnrlonoil iliftc I y"-ti-inlii in tlieTnluu. n tlieiol 1 his oitmlel-luir nl I'oe.u.tieo
.I.,,,. . i linn been since tho Monitor. I ho ito- Hills, .urioiiuded h twcnlv mile-' or
tin. Herman rhPinliitii lin.l illncovornl , ,,,,, ,,, ,H ,. r , ,, ; .,. ,. ,,,,.,, w,4. ,,,,,;,.!,.,,
new procesnes for making Hint olo-iint must Kiow mill wmk mil it own !,iim1 dnimed nicjil nut! ilnv hv n don-
incut, prolmhly extracting It from the , development, j , f,n,.,. ,,f urmed ituiinK John Dn-
nlr. ncoioiarv nmuois mimm'hIciI lis on" UH KoeKcloller, .Sr., is ilnil.lv ppu-
ol (he possibilities the cslnblishnienl deling on (lie subject o' dvimniitc in
in Wnshimjtnn of n Inif-e niivul test- jic hmids of cranks, mid vvoudoriii;j
inprhihnrnfory and aim sthid that eon- Iwlicn the wnihl-iosnuudiuK shul fhnl
fries would he nslicd for u laiuei'iat ,). ieriout Morgan will luive ils
iipiroiiiiitioii for invi-dipition and j echo in one aimed at him.
oxporiiiicnlnlion. Thus trlnomily has heen ushered in
When a Inrjie lint of imtueH of litis Ttitli year or the oil kind's life,
Americans pi uniiuent in vni inns lines upon whieh he Iiiih jus) heen tele-
of science mid invention wiih men- , unmhieiillv commit uhilnl hv so niniiv
Ouo of the cNsuntlnl lni;redleiitii of
doMructlvo (ixploRlvoH In nltroKan,"
lie mild. "Chile (tallpetio linn heen
the chief ehomlcnl source. While
(he porta of Oerinnny appear to hn
closed, flho does not seem to ho ills
turhed about it. It If) evident that
the Toulon nro tredliiK nKroKon for
their oxpIoalveH and their tiKrlctil
ture from hoiiio other Houreo tliitn
Chilean nitrate, prohuhly fioin coal
mid from tlm air hy n new proceHH.
After the war Ih over (ho world will
have the benefit of (heir discoveries.
( will ho remembered that heel miliar
was the outcome of the Napoleonic
ON GERMAN NOTE
SIIINOTO.V, .Inly 1.1. Secre
tary l.aiiHliiB mild today (here wero
no development In tho situation with
Oerinnny, Hint ho had no word rroin
l'rcKldont WIIhoii anil that ho dhUiot
know whether h would o to Cor
iiIhIi or await the prenldunt'n return.
State ilepartment officials contin
ued to prepnrn momorauda, all of
which In nBHomhlcd at tho end of
each day and forwuided to tho preid
dent It Is regarded nn probable that
nothing of n definite character con
ceinliiK I"" American polley would
bo revealed before noxt week when
Trenldetit Wllion Ih expected In WuhIi-IiiKton.
PLAN TO INSURE
I.ON'DOX, .Inly i:i. The Kwm
nienl hnu uomnlulod ii phui for Mtatc
iiiMiruuco njsitiuht diiimijie hy uii
eiiil't mid hoiuhardinent in which it
ill wil; in eonueetioii with fire in
piiruueo ol'fiecH. l-'or privute dwell
ing the nil en will he 2 xhilliiiK" per
cent imiiiuft n in' raft mid -I Hhilhnu
iiKOHis( iinenill mid houihnidiueul.
FIFTY IN BUILDING
AI FISH L
tinned to Seereliirv Daniels today he
rel'used lo he drawn into any iliHeiiM
siou of piohnhle HcleelioiiM, avint: he
would mil Hpeeuhile ul all, hut would
wail until he wiih ready lo niiike
Known the ucccptiiuccH,
I'roliable .MciiiIht.h of lliwinl
Aiiioiik (he utiinert mentioueil were
AleMiuder (Iralimu Hell, Simon l.uke,
Orville Wriuhl, I'rol'essor If. A. I'oh
seiiden, John Hiivm llaiuiiionil. dr.,
Hudson Maxim mid Henry Foul.
Dr. Hell, hcido his invention of the
telephone, is u wide worker in (ho
fie'd of Heieneo; .Mr. I.iiI;o'h name
nMsnidated with Nuhmurines: Mr.
Wiijilil, it wnH siii"!ested, would work
on aerial prohleuiHj Professor Kch
seiidcii Ih n wireless e.xpeil ; Mr. Ham
mond Iiiih eondueled Hiieeessl'nl ev
icriniciilH with hih explosives and
with n device for eonlrollinir the
course of torpedoes; Hudson Maxim
works with explosive and Mr. Ford is
mi expei t in gasoline eiif;iiio con
struction, a feature of naval aero
cxpeiitiicnts which Mill he piomiuent.
.anl MKi'liueu Stntloil
ANNAPOLIS, Md July HI. Tho
Puileil Slates naval engineering ex
periment slation, which Secretary
l)anicls in his letter to Thomas A.
Kilisnii rofoncd to as the onlv sta
tion for enyiucerintr iuxestijnilinn now
at the disposal of (he ilepaitmciit, is
-ituated on the opposite side of the
Severn river fuun (he naval academy
iu'd tiiiitiM iiait ol' llint insiitniinn.
And this, the month nl' John D.
Knckcfcllor'tt hiilluhiy, is also the
fifth mouth since Mrs. Hnekel'eller's
death. Slianc lo way, in spile of
his rief Ht ill flesh I'm' the wife he so
dearly loVi;d, in spite of the weight
of his IcuKthcuiut: .sears, in spite of
(ho ever-present diead of assassina
tion, the muster ol untold millions
still looks physically well and hearty.
Almost daily he plays his pime of
Hold on the Poeantieo links, under
in ease the sun is hot a peramhulat
iiiK parasol borne hy u convenient
eaihly. (Ilimpsed iih he crossed the
course today, his hearing seemed a
hit more feeble, perhaps, hi familiar
'I'ay suit u hit less snujjlv fitting, but
lor all that (he ruddy "low was still
in his cheeks, his eyes still keen and
interested in the koiiic.
At (he liny church on (ho edj;e of
his vast estate I hoped lo see him tho
other day. Hut his chair, and that of
John I). dr., also, remained empty
llnoufihout the service
opip IJ'.vj' i;IXH II I ill 1 i
IS DUE TO
Word received from State Highway
ICnglneer Cantlno states Hint the stato
; highway advisory hoard will he hi
Medford Thursday. The board con
sists of S. Benson, tho Portland road
enthusiast and philanthropist, l.esllo
llutler of Hood River nnd .1. H. Alhort
the Salem banker. After vlowlnj;
local roads and the Siskiyou highway,
tho party will go to tho California
lino nnd thenco to Crater l.ako and
Klamath Falls and lleinl.
Mr. IleiiKou 1ms outlined a plan lo
put state road work on a different
basis. Ills plan Involves tho crea
tion of a nnn-polltlcal stato highway
commission and tho bonding; of tho
stnto for several million dollars, pro
vision helm; made that each county
will receive Its proportional share of
Tho nlm Is to lake stnto road con
struction out of politics ns far as pos
sible and put It on an eipillahlo mid
Tho members of tho highway com
mission nro to be elected by vote of
the people at tho same time tho bonds
aio votm! on.
They nre to servo without salary.
The magnificent much loom In John li.s mansion at I'ormilleo hills,
vibeie the oil klnjr spends many of Ills lonely widower Iioiii-s. Me has
taken it great rnnej- in mitslr or late mid rieipiuitly Invites close friends
to recllals given on the organ shown In this jilotiiie. These recitals are
given in the afternoon, following Itockefeller's frugal Iiincli which consists
often only of ciackei-s and milk.
been sarenstie. Then eanie Jho
thought of the cugcil oil kiug, afraid
in spite of nil his millions, to take to
the open load as we could, not da line,
even if surioimdcd with guards, to
make his projected journey to Cleve
land! Hy an ironic coincidence, lying
right iu the shade of the hills of tho
vnst estate of the richest man iu the
win Id is a lit t lo estate consecrated to
nn emptiness some of the world's pooiest people.
frauuht with' the fear of hoinhs. It is (he Westchester eonntv iiIiiih
The pastor iu his prayer Unit day l house. The unfortunate paupers who
thanked Ood for "giving each of us stood by the dingv tin fountain iu the
the liberty to go about at will through tyard as I passed there Unlay have far
greater liberty than has John I), him
self in this vast 7000-acrc park- of his
across the road!
Il is said that linokcfcllcr's system
of signals is working iiguiu. At any
hour of the night he has hut to press
a button hv his bed; nnd eolmed
these beautiful hills." WJieu later I
started to explore the environs of
Poeanlico, mid met at everv step, on
every side, for miles, aggressive blue
mid white signs rending;
"Tresspa'ssers Will He Prosecuted.
"John I). Koekcfeller."
I wondered if the pastor' phrase had
For each lamp there is a guard who
ust respond by n signnl which i reg
isteri'd iu the oil king's chamber.
Theio are thirty telephones in the
house nnd foitv seatteied ahotil the
grounds. Wherever KookoTeller
roams he can be warned instantly by
phone of danger.
There are about ."tOII employes at
Poeantieo Hills, and to all these ser
vants mere are now only six resi
dents, Rockefeller, Jehu I). .Jr., his
wife and children and Mrs. Rocke
On his vast estate, to whieh he is
continually adding, Koekcfeller has
a model chicken farm, mid raises
great quantities of farm produce,
which is distributed to hospitals and
charities. Hut the beauties of the
wonderful rolling' hills, gardens mid
forests are completely shut away
1 nun the public by the famous high
.lohn I), Today at 7(1
ago lo have put .f'J.'i.OOn.nOI) into
bonds oT Hie eitv of New York alone.
At tho time the Ohio tax officials put
mi assessment figure of .fill 1,0 I0,!i:t7
ou his propel ly he did not ipiestiou
it. lie owns at least $.-,,(100,(11)1) of
personal property in New York City.
It is safe to say that today John
D. Itockefeller's annual income is
nearer $1(111,000,01)0 than il is to
'ighls flash nn nil over the estate. ' fence topped with triple strands ol
Jiarbed wire. At all gateswhich lire
double, nnd doubly reinforced with
haibed wire is a giinnl and a tele-
As to the foi tune of the man who
is thus again so picciouly safe
guarded, it is now estimated nt well
over a billion dollars!
it is Known Hint .loliu u. w
per cent of each of tho Standard Oil
group of com pa nil's, that he owns
largo amounts of (heir bonds, mid has
great sums invested in gas, electric
light companies, and in municipal
bonds; lie has a special liking for
the latter, and was -aid not so long
Save The Baby
Use the reliable
Upbuilds every part of tho bojy efficiently.
Endorsed by thousands of Physicians,
Mothers and Nurses the world over for
more than u quarter of a century.
Convenient, no cooking nor additional
milk required. Simply dissolve in water.
Agieea when other foods often fail.
Sample free, HORUCK'S, Racine, Wit.
rNo Substltuto ls'JustaoCood"
as. HORUCK'S, tho Original
J. T. Sullivan, mummer of the
Itoguc Itivcr Canal company, has ic
Joined Irom a trip lo Fish hike. He
traveled hy auto, fonelmrjf (ho dam
at the wuet end of the lake. This i
the lirst time an auto has ever made
Manager Sullivan rcpniU that fittv
men nre now employed on the con
st ruction of I he dam ami that within
the next leu dav or two weeks tin
force will be increased to I'd). The
ilmn will he completed hv the turn
With Medford (ratio rt Mrdford uiudo.
i ' . '. .
I.r-t me nuuf r ( r iwirt
JP.I.Y: IIU'iK V -r ) j.r in UK
Thej'lt kivi ia i r tfo ( i-ion ior
both fur ni.'l nc.u i j . t is
JlliDFOUD, - - - OUUtlON
Of all spring and summer apparel. Think of being able to choose from such a stock as Ahrons carries the best the market affords in each line, and then to be able to pur
chase in many case3 at one-half price, and some lines even much less. But we must clean up stock at anv cost. Millinery and Outer Garments have received biggest cuts.
One full vtwk ol'Tnilored (lanncnts, Suits and Coals,
mostly staple stylos, dark colors. On tho ruck there
im i: ('outs and 12 Tailored Suits, ood, reliable
inerehandi.se, sizes ure II to '10, netunl values up to
$L,r.0(), filial eleuruuee . . $5.00
FINAL CLEARANCE OF ALL SPRING COATS
Thirty-five left lo choose from, most every one u
Style Craft eout, and every one u tfood model, many
are appropriate for the full season.
All values up to $l(5.."() now $10.00
All values up to .o.Ol) now $'15.00
WASH DRESSES $2.08
Mi ml clearance prices on all Wash Dresses just u .
time when von need them, one full rack to choose
from, pretty models in gingham, nmdrus, linen, Palm
Heach, ratine, actual values on this rack up to $1 1 .."()
-final clearance ! $2.0S
A CLEAN-UP ON WASH DRESSES $1.00
One full table of Wash Dresses, in madras, gingham
and percale, a
many on this table are junior
dresses, also Indies' siy.es, actual values up to $.".7.")-
FINAL CLEARANCE TRIMMMED HATS $2.98
7o Trimmed Hats to choose from. Pretty l.aee Hats,
Transparent Hats, Hemp Hats, Satin Hats and Pan
amas, actual values up to 12, final clearance... $2.f)S
TRIMMED HATS $1.00
One full table of Trimmed Hats, values to.(i..")0, final
UNTRIMMED SHAPES AND CHILDREN'S
LINGERIE HATS $1.00
One full table of more than 100 shapes and Lingerie
$1.00 Hats, values to jjtf..")0f final clearance $1.00
FINAL CLEARANCE OF ALL WASH DRESSES
Your unrestricted choice from our entire line of pretty dresses, in
printed tissues, voiles, also whitexoiles, etc.
Values to $6.50 Now $3.98
Values to $9.50 Now $5.98
Values to $11.50 Now $6.98
Values to $22.50 Now $15.00
FINAL CLEARANCE ALL SHIRT WAISTS.
J SlilKT WAISTS $1.00
Several hundred Shirt Waists, in voiles, lawns,
etc,, values to 1.00, now $1.00
Shirt waists one-half priceabout :i!0 Shirt
waists, in voiles, lawns and tub silks
2.f() values now SI .25
$2,251 lies up to $$.(), final clearance SI. OS
W.7o values now
l.."0 values now
H.i)." values now
SILK WAISTS, FINAL CLEARANCE $1.98
One full table of Silk AYaists, in crepe do chines,
messalines, nets, laces and tub silks, actual val-
JACK TAR MIDDIES REDUCED
.lack Tar Middies are the best to be had.
$1.73 and $2.00 .Middies now $ I .IS
$ I. ."il) Middies now $1.10
$1.!23 Middies now 0S
One lot of Middies in small sizes, special
nt - . 50
FINAL CLEARANCE OF CORSETS,
Certain Discontinued Numbers
Front Lace Yocco, good model, most all
$1.30 value, to close $2.0S
$15.00 model now SW.HS
Luce Front Kabo. in fiuiev brocade.
$.V0 model, now
Several diM'ontinued models in bro
citdts and nets, $-1 and $8.50 models, to
ch.e , .t $2. OS
A few extra special values in Kabo and
1 a (ireetjuo, reg-ulu' $115 to $2.00, spe
cial at 0S
llungalow Aprons , -19
Crepe Gowns )Sq
Jlair Ivibbons, values to 75c, snoe'l 25tf
73c Children's Dresses . .., 59
$1.05 Children's Dresses $1.19
Middy Dresses $1.79
A SALE YOU
CANNOT AFFORD TO MISS
MANY SPECIAL VALUES
NOT LISTED HERE