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About Jacksonville sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1903-1906 | View Entire Issue (May 22, 1903)
Rtxisevelt arrived in Oregon
JACKSONVILLE SENTINEL , on President
Thurwlay evening on the minute of
foots Creek’s Miners.
The Foots Creek mining district, lying
15 miles to the northwest of Jacksonville
his schedule time and it may lx- said that and which is really acontinuation of the
one strenuous ¡«resident, who is always famous Applegate district, has ha«l a
FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK. on time, has not varied five minutes from prosperous time this past season. E. M.
his schedule time since he left Washing
C hari .as MosravK
ton six weeks ago. At Ashland he made Saturday ami he gives th«- Sentinel a
The Jacksonville Hcntinvl has made application his first stop in Oregon, making a halt
number of news items concerning work
lor cutrnnce in the poatoSce ol Juckaofiville.
Jackson County, Oregon, as second <las* matter <»f 15 minutes during which he made one in that locality. Heretofore gold has Fresh fruit
of his characteristic sja-echcs on g«xxl lx-en the the only valuable metal found
si ' iik Bii-riiix Haras
then- but recently a fine copper showing
has Ixen opened up by A. J. Truesdale
hi« moni h»
form. Ashlami extended him a loyal who is developing a quartz ledge. Mr.
Highest price paid
welcome and there were fully 5.000 peo Truesdale has his tunnel in over 2MJI) feet
for farm produce
he is now taking out ore that runs over
T riai . hciwh sierioxs The J*« k»onvillc Sentitici ple on the depot grounds. At Medford a
will I h - m - ii I toany KihlrrM. al any pMlottce ni big crowd was at the depot, but the train #12 to th«- ton in gold. On his claim he
Ole t'nllrd Sfate», tur tour week» ftrr ol charge
has also found a cojqxr lead that gives
All aubacrlplioua, regalar ur trial, wlll l»r ptotnpt
merely slow«sd up, barely moving while indications of proving to lx- quite rich.
Iv rtoppcd al llie date ol espiratimi. uilleas a rc-
the presi«lent was showered with Ixxjuet* Then- is g«xxl |»r<x»f tliat this copper de-
tiewal l>. retri véd
and in return he !x>w-d bis a«*knowl«Nige- posit is but a continuation of the Apple
The West Side Grocery,
gate ledges am! tiiat these ledges will be
Friday, May 22, I9UÒ ment and wished the gathere«! jxople traced through from upper Applegate
g«xxl luck and a hearty gtxxl bye. At to Foot» creek along the range of hills Medford, - - -
WORK FOR A BOARD OF TRADE.
Robert A. C«x>k, who has been opera
One of the most imjxrutivc necessities big crowds gathered and the train slowed ting a No 1 giant, made his clean-up last
of Jin ksonville is a l«>ar<l of trade. An down while the President bowed his ac week and the result was quite satisfac
organization to unite the citizens of this knowledgements to his many admirers. tory for his winters work.
The Black Channel Mining Company
place in concerted action for the better
(•old Hill la agitating the proposition have water for a months run yet Ixfore
ment of the town and the advancement to organize a board of trade and that they make their final clean-up. This j Chas. Frim................................................. County Judge
of the surrounding country would lx- a lively mining town pro|xMe.*s to take its Company ojxrates two and a half acres Joseph Rader............................................................ Shirriff
........ ........................................ Recorder
factor of the greatest power in putting place in the procession of progress and
Jacksonville up to that plain of prosjx-ri- to do its full share to advance the in- company, whose name Mr. Day di«l WilburS Jones........................................ „.... Assessor
F H Daily............................................... Superintendent
l.v and commercial aupremacy that its leresta of the Rogue River Valley.
not know, has secured control of a large | I«r. E- B. Fickle........ .......................................... -Coroner
many advantages would warrant for it.
amount of placer grouml and they have ;
a drill and are going to bedrock at vari- j Thomas Riley.....
The ]io|Ailati<>n could lx- doubled and the
Death of a Noted Pioneer.
ous places over it to test its value, As to i Joshua
triule thribleil for the town within the
The «leath took place at his h«mie in results that is not given out, but it is 1 County couri meet» on the first Wednesday after
the first Monday in each month at the court house
next five years were there a united effort Ashiami on Thursday afternoon of W. C. pretty certain that this comjiany will put in Jacksonville.
Probate court meets the first Monday in each
on the |strt of the citizens of this place to
in a large hydraulic plant this fall.
vices arc to be held at the Methodist
Supt. Dally will be in his office in the court
work for each ami every thing that church in Ashland on Saturday.
Ixing worked by hand and a host of house on Wednesday and Saturday of each week.
would benefit the town and surrounding
Mr. Myer was Ixzrn in Jefferson coun pocket hunters have scoured the hills
ty, Ohio, April 22, 1N1N and on April 3, with g«xxl success to many of them. A
Circuit court for Jackson county convenes at
fourth Monday in March, first
large number of quartz claims are Ixing
For the want of public energy Jackson
Mr. and Mrs. Myer immediately moved developed by small holders and some of Monday in September and second Monday in
H. K HANNA, Judge.
ville has been lying in a dormant condi to Iowa ami 1H53 they came to Southern
A. E REAMES, Dist. Att y.
l the )e«lg«
Iges are showing
‘ _ up in fine shape
tion for a long jieriod of years, bui new Oregon, settling on Bear creek three I ami are e quite sure to Ixcome . paying
. „ !
conditions have come aliout and the miles north of Ashland. After nearly I mines
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE
town has taken on a new life with no forty years of haj«py wedded life their
BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
union was broken by the death of ib».
Emil Britt, chairman; „ J. H. Huffer, . Sr., . T. - J.
|sirticular effort on the part of it» citi- Myer, which look place November, <i,
J. S. Orth, and G. E. Neuber; recorder,
A petition is being circulated to lie pre Kenney.
zens. With every advantage now in their 1KN7.
Henry Dox; marshal. George Thrasher; street
David Force; treasurer, James
Mr. Myer was one of the most pro
favor the old time prosperity could easi
change in the Upper Applegate road. Cronemiller
City council meets the first Tuesday in each
ly lx restore«! to what was once the met*
valley and to him is due the credit of The present road up the Applegate cross month.
opolis of all Southern Oregon.
But making the first systematic effort to iiu es the river four times in order to avoid
Jacksonville will have but a spailmodic prove the stock of this section. In 1KG5 bluffs that interfere with the road way.
As there are no bridges fording the river Mail closes lor Medford train at -
8:35 a m
revival ami will noon drop latuk to its old lie went East and brought out the noted is attended with more or less danger and
MO p m
•• arrives from Medford at
- 12 noon
lethargy, if a determine«! effort is not
■> so p m
an importation of several Percheron at times it is absolutely impossible to ford
ma<!e to push its interests. The era has horses among the first
J. F. M ille *, Postmaster.
gone by for towns and cities to lx- built breed to lx brought to this Coast. He quite as much as to blast a road out pf
up alone by their natural advantages. was also among tiie first to bring Jersey in a few years the bridges would have to
S. P. R. R. TIME CARD
St. Louis had by far the Ix-st natural ad cattle to this state. Mr. Myer has the be replaced, while the road lied would
honor of bringing to Southern Oregon
vantages a>id at one lime far out-stripjx-d the first gangplow , the first grain header, require little expense to keep it up.
population ami wealth its rival, Chicago; the first screw pulverizer and the first
12 No 16
petition in this vicinity and on the Ap
but Chicago's energy overcame St. Louis' horse fork for handling hay. Mr. Myer plegate and Monday S. E. Dunnington
advantages and it has more than double was an energetic, public spirit«?«l man will go to Medford and Ashland to get
» ... I.V.. ...Portland........... Ar.
and he left his impress for g«xxl in many
10:33 11.00 ........... Salem ......................
the population ami wealth of its slow- ways in the life and develojiment more signatures to the petition.
This road is the only means of reach
going neighbor. Walla Walla was the of Southern Oreg«»n and his jiassing
the copper mines ami its improvement 11:35 12:30
trade center of the Inland Empire, sure of away takes off one of the landmarks of is an imperative need now that there is
its supremacy by reason of its many ail-
much travel on that road ami freight to am
2:0# .......... Eugene...................... 1:42
be hauled to the mine. There is less than
vantages. Spokane sprang up on a liar-
Jacksonville's Brick School House.
ren r«x'k am! by energy and indomitable
The Boar«! last Saturday night award- two miles of new road to lx- built and of 4:55 5:50 ...........Roseburg................. 10:40 lì 45
..Grants Pass. ..
courage a big bustling city has lx-enbuilt ,vl to Harmon Snook of Salem the con heavy rock work. It is proposed that 10:««
...Gold Hil’ ......... .....
10:34 11 14
up while Walla Walla is now a quiet tract for builtling Jacksonville’s new- the cost of this proposed improvement be 10:57 11:».
brick school house. The price is #U),lMM)
11:10' 11:45 — ...M«tdford...........
country town. Tacoma depended upon and the building is to lx- completed by
the Northern Pacific to build their city. September. There will lx four rooms on men of Jacksonville and Medford, the 11 2# 12:02
two towns that will lx- benefited most by
Seattle determine«! to built! their own the lower floor, each with large ward the trade developed by the opening of 11:38 12:12 ....... ...Talent...............
city nnd now the latter is the coming
building there will lx- a large hallway. the road, and by the miners whose ex-
big city of the Puget Sound. Medford's The upper floor for the present will be pense of getting in material will I k - de- 12:35
4:28 ....... ...Montague........ .....
central location ami advantages have led used for an assembly room and will seat
the people to believe that their town 25O people. There will lx- a basement
Dr. J. W. Messner, the well known 5:10 5:10
7:55 Ar.. ..San Francisco.. •Lv 24:22
was to be the town of Southern Oregon. under the entire building in which will veternary surgeon of Medford, was in
lx- a furnace room, wtxxi room and play Jacksonville Friday on professional busi Tickets sold to all points in the United States.
But Ashland and Grants Pass having no room. The basement walls will be of
Sleeping car reservations made on application
Hjx-cial advantages have got in ami hus concrete an«l the main walls of hard
Freight house opens at 8 a. m. and closes i t 4:20
W. V. LIPPINCOTT, Agent.
tled and now they are forging ahead at a burned brick. A handsome belfry will managers of the Three Pines Timber p. m
rate that is sure to distance the slow-go
Comjiany. returned Monday from Port
Warren and Edward Williams from
of the handsomest school edifices in land where he hail been for the past ten
Ashland, linemen for the Pacific States
days on business connected with his Telephone Company, were in Jackson
The mining, fruit and timber indus
ville today placing a telephone in the
tries tributary to Jacksonville if utilized
The young men are
to the best advantage will make of this
cluding a diamond drill outfit, arrival friends of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Conklin crothers of Mrs. E. E. Washburn and
place one of the most thriving towns in in Jacksonville billed for the Blue Ledge and Mrs. J. Owen gathered at the home w hile here paid thier sister a brief visit.
Southern Oregon. But sitting down and Cojqxr Company of Upper Appjegate. of the former in Medford and had a de
A business meeting of the Southern
waiting will not bring wealth to this or Supt. J. P. Harvey came in from the lightful evening. Games and conversa Oregon Pioneer Society w ill be held in
any other town. It takes hustling ami tniue Wednesday and secured teams and tion were features of the evening's enter Jacksonville on Thursday, June 4. Gov.
had the machinery takeu out at once to tainment though «me special featlire was
lots of it to build up a town nowadays. Joe Creek. It is the plau of the com recitations by Mrs. Owens, which were Beekman, the president, ami Judge Day,
the secretary, desire that there lx- a full
And a town is like a business house. pany to use the diamond «irill to pros given in her usual happy manner. The attendance of the officers and members
Trade does not come to it, but it has to pect the country in the vicinity of their gathering was largely in the nature of a as several matters of importance are to
be gone after ami secured by hard com present ledfies, for then- are copper indi farewell to Mrs. Owens, who is to leave be up for consideration.
cations for miles about that section of the Medford in a few days for Las Gatos,
petition. As a business house must have country. The Blue Ledge company now- Cal., where she will join Mr. Owens,
Decoration Day will be observed at
a drummer to push its trade so a town lias about 15 men at work on two tun- who is coal expert for the Southern Paci Central Point under the auspices of the
must have a board of trade to push its uels that they are driving at their main fic. Mrs. Owen has been a leading G. A. R. and Relief Corps. The services
will be held in the M. B. church at 11 a.
development. The more rustling the ledge, and so far the most flattering member of the First Methodist church of ill. and the address will be bv Rev. V .
prospects are showing uji an«l so rich is Medford as well as prominent in all so
drummer the more trade to the house, the ore that it is now only a question of cial and educational matters ami her re- F. Shields of Medford. Special singing
the more active the boar«! of trade the quantity that will decide as to whether a moval from that city is deeply regretted for the occasion will be furnished by a
number of the best singers of the town.
by her many friends.
smelter will be put up or not.
more prosperous is the town.
T. J. GOODWYN