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SftEDFOKT) LATTJ TRIBUNE,
ON ALL PARIS
To tho IMlter:
Having practically everything 1
havo tlea up In real estate In Mcdford,
I naturally feel deeply Interested In
nny.movomont that Is for the hest in
terests of tho city In general. I wish
to say regarding the Bo-called Medyn
skl plan of robondlnc tho city, that I
havo given tho matter a great deal
of thought, nnd from every nngle,
and the more I study it tho less it
looks llko the real good thing it was
first supposed to be. Now I want
to take some of Mr. Medynskl's fig
ures and gco what It really means to
tho man on the paving, being off tho
paving myself, I feel It will be moro
fair to Mr. Medyiskl to speak of tho
man on the paing and If It is not a
good thing for him, It surely could
not be for tho man off tho paving.
Mr. Medynskl admits that it will In
crease the bonded Indebtedness $4 GO,
000.00 and the present bonded in
debtedness being JG6&.000, it natur
nlly follows that this Is an increaso
of approximately 80 per cent.
Cam, of Poor Man
Now tako tho poor man Mr. Me
driHkl wants to help. He has, wo
will say, a houso and lot on which
there Is a paving assessment of $200
on which ho has paid tho interest,
but owing to sickneRs or to somo
other reason has not ben ablo to pay
any of tho principal. If this bond
issue should carrv, it would Increase
this $200 eighty per cent, or J1C0.
making a total of $3C0 on which ho
must pay ti per cent interest and by
paying this off in 2.1 equal annual
payments, beginning flvo jears henco,
he would pay $C8-J or nearly thrco
nnd one half times his original assess
ment. This Is not tho man who Is
ablo to pay In full and to whom It Is
Intended to pay n bonus for paying
IiIb honest debts, hut tho man who is
so situated that ho has ben ablo to
pay only his Interest. This ought to
show anyone that It Is not a rehond-
lug plan but Instead a refunding planj
As I unlorstand the city council, If
this bond Issue Js not voted upon, and
they proceod to collect under the
presont plan, (Uancroft Act) It is
thoir intentions, to collect only the
g Interest from people, who nro n such
close circumstances that it would
mean a great hardship on them to
pay any of the principal at this time,
and In this way those poor peoplo
would bo carried along for perhaps
three jears moro until thoso prosper
ous times wero hcer wo hear so much
ubout, and this too, without incroas
ing their bonded indebtedness 80 per
cent In order to get this extension
muffing Pon't Pay
As regards tho Pacific highway
bonds, Mr. Medynskl speaks about, I
want to say that this very thing may
have perhaps put pome of us to whore
wo prefer to do somo of our own
thinking I, myself, llko Mr. Glass
cock, In n recent issue of tho Mail
Tribune want to say that I too, am
glad that we havo such men as Mr.
Medynskl on the council, for If it
had not been for hi in the people
might not have gotten awakened to
the fact that "bluffing" does not pay
paving nshessments. And it might
have drifted along In the same old
way but I am doubly glad that wo
also have men on the council that aro
broad enough and big enough that
when they see they are wrong, they
have the makeup In them to admit it
oven though it may bo a little hard
for them under present conditions.
I want to say u few words at this
time for tho man off tho paving
nnd Mr. Medynski'a sliding scale of
valuations. I happen to live off the
Diivement by choice, because I folt
I could not afford the expense of pav
ing and I have been up against this
ha mo slide. In fact,( It slid so eas
y that an unjust amount of It land
ed on mself and some of my neigh
bors, who are also off the paving by
choice. When I want fuels, I go to
the proper authorities for them and
in this case, I went to the records at
Jacksonville, nnd I find lots on the
paving 16C feet deep valued at $200
'while In the uaina neighborhood, I
find my neighbors and myself assess
cd at $220 per lot 104 feet deep
though we are ono block or more off
the paving, and two blocks further
from the center of the city. I might
hay here, for the benefit of certain
of the boosters of the bond issue, that
when 1 make the statement that as a
rule the poor people are pa) Ing their
payments, while the well-to-do are
not, that I get this information from
the proper sourco also.
IUite of Taxation
The assessed valuation of Medford
this ear is $4,000,200.00. Tho rate
of taxation necessary to pay 5 per
cent on $1,020,000 bond Issue Is ap
proximately 12 V: mills that Js, of
course, provided the bonds uhould
ue lat par. but this no sane man could
poblbly expect, jegardless of what
homo ma claim We might Increase
this assessment, to say nlno or ten
million dollars In order to cut Mr.
Mcd.vnskl's rate to say flvo or sit
mills, but It would not lower tho
.amount of taxes for us ono penny,
though of course It would Increaso
our county and state tax to do so.
Medford Is spreading a ten mill tax
for our public schools and It almost
takes our breath away, while wo don't
ever, "bat an eye" at a 12 mill tax
Tor this refunding proposition to re
imburse tho man who has paid his
honest debts. Wo aro off the pav
ing, had no xolco In tho matter when
this paving was being laid on the
streets, and we are paying our share
towards cleaning thorn each and every
week, whlio If we want our BtreotB
cleaned we still have tho privilege of
doing it ourselves I want to say In
conclusion that It the city council
will proceed to collect these past dpc
assessments and Interest, giving duo
consideration to tho man .who Is ab
solutely unable to pay, thoy will find
that the greater part of tho peoplo
both on nnd off the paving will stand
back of tbem. Several different men
having past duo payments nnd Inter
est for paving havo said to mo that
thcy would agrro with tho council
that if thoy would proceed to collect
by law from peoplo who nro ablo to
pay, that they would immediately pay
up all thelr'back assessments nnd In
terest. I). I1IIADLI3Y.
The Last Trump
(Hy Hen II. l.itmpmnn in the Hold Hill
Wild morn of judgment dawning
llio trumpets biuret! nnil thrilled
crouched in most friiiTul funning
crept branded Cuin, who killed. From
sund and silver water, fmm Rod nml
Herring flnmc, danced forth the har
lot's daughter to hem ken to her
name, 1'nst Tv burn's tree nnd leav
ing, past riot nnd lewd joy, strodu
one that swung for thieving lie lion
a crippled boy. Humble the haughty
princes who saw their scornful demi
iliey shrank. as terror winces before
a trnplucd head. Each wraith wns
eeoieil und written us paichment in
u hook, when judgment's dawn was
littcu, that God might deign to look.
))ut strange it wns nnd cheerful, r.
lilting, joyous thing, when morn was
red and fearful (o hear tho childieu
sing. And dear it was nnd tender,
nil shame nml bruise above, to hear,
in soft surrender, sad voices plead
for love. The whispered boon nnd
stammer, the silent ign of grjcf, won
through the trumpet's clamor nnd
freed the Tjlnirn thief!
Wild mom of judgment waking
the truniH'ts shrilled nnd woke
earth rocked in direful iuakiug when
that red morning broke. Alone, in
nuked stillness yea, slriped and
stricken mute stood one in evil ill
ness, swnrt brother to the brute. Thoy
looked, who loathed his features, till
pnnie. turned the gaze; of nil earth'
perjured crentures, of nil her wan
ton ways, of lurid, Icenng pasnion,
of dark nnd diendful sin, none knew
Mich evil fashion nor he who slow
his kin. Xor ever jet In pleading
toopid ono for vueh us he, or bunt
thorued brow nnd bleeding Unit inori'v
set him free. Yet, eic the Imilix!
him "Vaih't!'' or gave tho Hume its
own, there fell a shade of scut let
betwixt him nnd the throne. Uprais
ed a face of sorrow, through beaten
lips she plead: "In Man's name 1
boriow, mid bear his Illume- -insten 1
I crave the flaring .vellow Hint ,i.im
tluough sp.-ve below . . , lor,
sin. 1 loved this fellow a million
WASHINGTON', D. Q.t Rept lfi.
Effective eo-operntivo orfiuniutpuH
afford tho host means for profitable
mr.ikting of the country's inurciHing
tipple crop,, according to n Muvey ofi
murhciiiig cpnuiiions in mo iiiiiii"iv
just published as bu'Jctiu.No 1102,
"Apple Market Investigations Ml I-
lf," by the United SJntes' department
of agiiculturc. In .states when ap
ples are boxed instead of banebd,
glowers' associations handle u Int
percentage of lie output nnd m se
curing uuifnrmitv in the pack und
advantageous distribution of the crop1
mv much more successful thnii indi
vidual pmduccis in other sections.
Where individual" net independently
llieie is little uniformity in grading
and much poor fruit is shipped 'which,
in seasons of huge production such
as HIM, cannot be disposed of pi of
Observations in the Chicago mar
ket showed that 2"i per cent of the
arrivals in cnr-lot bulk, or the equiv
alent of IlOO carloads, nnd 10 per
cent of the barreled shipments, the
equivalent of nhout llil) carloads,
were of such poir. qdalitv that the
price would not hnvc paid tho freight
charges had these npples been ship
pod hy themselves, llv throwing out
this poor .fruit the fanners would not
only have saved tho cost of paokilig
and shipping, hut would havo dented"
the market lor thdi good Slavic
Hlmilnr conditions were foiim1 olse
vvhere In this connection it is said thai the
grade and package Invvs now in oper
ation in a number of states nro prov
ing effective in stubiliing tho uinr
kct. Uniformity in state legislation
of this Kind, the authors state, is,
however, most desirable.
The effect of tho war upon the in
dustry has been found to ho loss dis
astrous than was appidieuded. He
cnuso of the cheapness of th. fruit,
consumption wns stimulated until thu
exports far exceeded expectations.
The German poi Is lieing closed, large
quantities were shipped direct to tin
KcmuHnnvinn markets for tho .first
limo nnd this should provo of cop-
sidernble benefit in futuic years. I)i-
i Oct trndo with South America has
also iiieieased greatly nnd should
continue to do so, especially if the
growing trado in meat products af
fords additional loturn facilities for
shipment. Cmeftil selection, grading
nnd packing hy hand is, how ever,
essential In the delivery of the fruit
in good condition and only stock tlint
mny bo Inssnd as "fnncv" or "extra
fancy" should bo exported to South
OEECTON. THURSDAY, RTCFTTCXfBEn 1(7, 1915
1 , "i i iii i ! ,. i in ii ii ii in
LADIES' HOME JOUENAL PATTERNS
Too .Murh I'ollteness
"Now, then, )oung man," said the
angry farmer, "didn't jou seo that
board when xou came tresspassing
In these woods?'
"Yes, sir," said the culprit meek
"Well what did lot say?"
"1 diinno. I was too polite to read
any more when I saw tho first word
was 'Private.' "
TTS different from
I others because more cara
Is taken in tho making1
ano tne materials useu are
MaVea a brilliant, allkypolhth tlit cloe
not tub bit or Uuit ull.au 1 llis lilnolU
tour times at lontr at ordinary aioo
polish. Ucd on aoinpla alot e-i and aold
by hardware ami grocery dealer!
Allwta.kuatiUJ. Uu It unyuureouk (tore,
your ptrlyr itofa or your vu r. a. If you
don't liru it the ball alftya paU.li you vvr
utd. your li.alr r I auttiura! te refund youi
uxur IniUi on Mark bilk Wove I li.U.
fal la liquid or piuttu u,uliiy.
Black Silk Stove Poli.h Works
U. MUck Silk AJr.Drylnff Iron Knemo. on
ralr, rrputrn, tiov-i tpca I'revenu ni.itra.
U. oImS aim Moul f ou.h or .U.r. ni. !
Lfi In rTrrTIWl KfTffHWf
riiiiii'iii i ih 'Ji'i
MRS. ED ANDREWS
OI'HRA ANIt ORATORICAL COACH
Tlfteen years experience in opera and public singing,
Mrs. Guy Childers, Accompanist
Studio, Room 1, Commercial College Dllg.
Bight reading and preparatory work for joung people from 10
to 15 years In classes of four.
Sickness and old age are not pleasant subjects to dis
cuss, however, wo grow older steadily and would never
pass ou It we were never III The Idea is to provide
as nearly as possible against the Inevitable and grow old
with grace, comfort and dlgpity
A savings account started soon enough In this state
bank will dispel many of the ponslblo adverse condi
tions of later years. Think It over.
OVER ?Z YEARS UNDER ONE MANAGEMENT
Before you have your new
suit fitted, select one of the
new full models in our Oos
sard or Hon Ton stock of
Corsets to your T figure,,
priced , .'$2 to $7.50
The MAY CO.
"EVERYTHING FOR WOMEN
NOTHING FOR MEN"
Most every day finds
something new In this de
partment, many of the late
arrivals arc patterns from
the large eastern shops, oth
ers are made up in our own
work rooms, under the sup
ervision of an expert;.'
The Last Word in Fall Fashions
Through the last weeks of August and the early part of September there has developed considerable
change in Ladies' wearing apparel and while Norfolk and belted effects, are good and will remain good for
some time to come the Russian Box Coat Suits have suddenly sprung into popular favor. These Suits are
shown in broadcloth, serge, gaberdien and whipcord, the more popular being broadcloth in the blue shades,
black, green and African brown. Most of these Coats are very loose with high button up collars, sleeves,
neck and bottom of coat trimmed in fur. or wide militar v braid. Skirts are shorter and In most instances nlain
A twith an occasional side pleat. These Suits are especially good for Misses and small sized Women.
V '. price of. ... .$25, others at $35.
A- -A a w
The Very Latest in
We place on snlo f0 of Now
York's latest. Suits, most of
which are fur trimmed, others
braided styles, high chin-chin col
lars in black, blue, green and
brown, Poplins, Serges and
Broadcloth. We bought then! so
wo can sell them at the popular
CHILDREN'S WASH HATS
To clean up tho remainder of our
small boy's and children's Wash
Jlats avc reduce the entire lot.
Shown. in plain White, Tan and
White and Blue and White com
binations. All our regular 05c
Hats, special .'.39
HAIR BOW RIBBONS
"For. Friday and Saturday only
our 2f)c Hair Bow Itihhons aro of
fered at tho special price of lJ)o
the yard. These ribbons arc won
derfully good values ht the regu
lar price. Carried in solid'c.olors,
plain Taffotta and Moires. Colors
Pink, Brown, Navy, Boyal 4Cop
enhagen, light Blue, B.ed, Black
and White. Widths to 5L jnch.
Special Friday and Saturday
ohly, the yard.! 4
BOY'S MISSES' AND
WOMEN'S HOSE 15
For school use and practical
every day wear we carry a splen
did line.' None otlier than tho
reputable Wunderhose. All sizes
and good weights. Worth- for
worth we feel wo cannot give, bet
ter value for the money. Boy's,
Misses and Women's, all size's, .,
the pair S.,5$
clau of KwvlcE I tvioaoc
Day Mtiam '
MlfM MaH H"
Wight latlar Nt
U mm af m sVaa tymMt
aaatan aftar.HM ahaw (numbar af
lymtal aaaaattna artar tia tmk.
' NCVVCOMB CARLTON, CntalDiNT
aeoRot; w. e. atkinb, vici-pxhidint HCLviDCne brooks, vice citiaioiNT
CUM Or SIHVICC tYMBOL
Day tawar Blua
Wlfht UtlK I HI
U nana l m ttvta tfn3
aapairtattar ttia thacft (nwnar al
arwdi) Ml laa tfiy maaaiaa. Orliar
Im Ita Uwtcttt U Imlltalad Inr
tjntsti aayaarinf atlar a
San Francisco, Cal.
Sent. M '15..
M4-. K S. Crutchfjeld, v
"Caro The May Co., Medford, Ore.
Am sending you 50 of the newest Fall Suits to bo found in the city. They aro absolutely
correct, and arc shown in every window in the ity. Was fortunate in getting these from two
big New York linos,. and were just received by them this week. Bought theni at the New York -price
by beiiif On the ground when they were opened. Most of them can be sold for $25.00 or
around that price. Put thpih on sale at once. Thev should not last long. ,
CHICHESTER S PILLS
4Vv . TalK iri AMONI Haunt.
V'lJ'V I.a4Ul Atay.arllruaUlM
,i4HHr a viH.M vraaa.
lIJI. ! Urd ft.il 4J.la k.tltirV
Uim, fcuj.d vita ulna iuu.
til i uir. air.rtM.
Ulu.NU ukanA flLLa. fo.al
yiirilKKiuEat.3ilMt.jLi. l, i KtiAl.1.
S0t BY OSUGGISTS EVEmiWN EKE
Deep Well Drilling
Oil, cub, ami water wollu, 12, 13,1
K-lnch to 1C00 feet. For prices uce
238 North Central
Oregon State Fair
Week Ueglnnln); r'jitornior 27Ui
IlnroH, rat Stock, ijutiltry, AsrlijuHuro
, Ilortlcultuie. MuiiufjcturlDc .'
Ihcv ncllvllli'H vvii aro
, Jjln will lirt teiirifieiiteil ''
. J 4 -
JK'iluoul Itullrivul VurMl '
' ' ' ' j .
(rotu alljpoluts In'OregonV.
8al pates Sept. 23l'to Oct
TIclietHinlted to Oct. 0tlOv
, i V "
All-imlim liliM-t lo Uio.KtvIr tJtwniJ'
, , hi' .
4 r ' t ' ''
, AhU you'r local atnU for (rain
ucheduleH, uijh tickets.
John M, Scott, Gen. Cnusi-uger Ageut, ToiHuiul, Oregon.
THE MEDFORD CONSERVATORY
oi' mi'hio, oitATOitv, i:.iMti:ssioN, vriu.io sri:.vuiNo and
auatavi MIYSKUIi TILIIN'I.VQ
SIUS'C JS A MOItAIi LAW. It Riven soul to tho universe, vvlnca
to the tiilmj, fllKlit to the Imagination, a charm to fcjdiiesM, ealcty
anil life to everything. It Is tho essence vt order, and leadB to nil
diat Ih ttpod, Just, nnd lmaiitlful, of which It Is the Invisible, but nev
ertheless dnzzllnK. passionate und eternal form. Plato,
There are so many painful sounds In this mechanical and mop
cantlle age, which wet aro forced to hear, why not inako a sclencW
of cultlvatinK musical voices? Klla Wheeler Wilcox,
MR.. FRED ALTON HAIGHT
Ti:.Clli:it iW I'lANO AND HAnMONC ....'
Announces Pull Term Ilctflnnlng Monday, Seplemhor 13,
Spc(ullst In TniKh nnd Terlmlo
A teacher with un established reputation.
IIAIOUT ML'SIO KTUIllOS
Room 401 Oarnott-Coroy nulldlng. Phono 73
.FOR QUALITY AND FLAVOR
"!r li'vou WAXTTiinniLST $ MK'"V2"sP
Insist on "Daisy" at Your Grocer
. The White Velvet Ice Cream Co.