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About Jacksonville sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1903-1906 | View Entire Issue (July 3, 1903)
tri es always set more fruit than they cay
carry with safety to the trees, or can
mature pcrfictly. This thinning of the
fruit is one of the four factors in pro
ducing the splendid nuality of fruit for
WEEK. which Rogue River Valley is noted in
all the markets of the world, two of the
other factors I m ing a climate and soil es-
[Mcially adapted to the growth and the
The JurkMXivill* Metili nel Imo inaile applicai Ion
to jx-rfcction of fruit ami the
lot I'litrance in the iioMorlnc ot Jacksonville,
fourth factor Ix-ing the thorough culti
Jackson County, Oregon, a» »econit claaa mailer
vation ami care of the trees. As to the
outlook for prices the prosjx-cts are ex
hi hm uil-rioN kA tes
..... gl.fil) cci-dinglv good for higher prices than
,76 have prevailed for several years past.
|o Last year there was an unusually large
cron in the East while this year the frost
ami storms have so injured the fruit that
raiAl.m i > m mii - tionm The Jacksonville hentlnei
«vili la* seni toany uililrcs*. ai anv |a>stoihce in the Agricultural Dcpirtim-nt gives the
tii< t nited Matea ior ioni wseks tre* oi chsrgc jx-ricnt of probable yield at but a little
All subsi tiptions. regolar or trial, «vili Ire proni pi
above half a crop. As the Atm-rican
ly sfopp.-.l ni thè itale ol « «plration, unleas a re
jx-ople have lx-com<- a nation of fruit eat
ncwal ls recciverl
ers this shortage of fruit makes a raise
in prices to the consequent profit of the
Friday, July 3, 1903. growers of Southern Oregon.
go«« I qualities of the one for whom all
Medford mourned. The interment was
in the Oild Fellows cemetery ami was
conducted by th«- Knights of Pythias. NEW AND SECOND HAND
The cortege was the longest ever seen in
Medford tin- line of vehicles extending
the entire distance from the town to the
Furniture, Stoves, Hardware, Bed
Mr. Van Dyke was a young man of ex
ding, Notions and a hundred and
emplary habits, a thorough businessman
one onds and ends. Anything for
ami a devoted husband
band to the yo
house or farm at the lowest
that survives him and his death is really a
public loss. la-*» than a year ago Mr.
VanDyke was married to Miss Minnie
Cox, who is prostrated with the terrible
Htdnrss that has come over her young life. WEST
Mr. Van Dyke is a son John G. Van Dyke
one of the rm.mt respected of the pioneer
families of Jackson County, and at time
of his death he was a member of the
Special line of new Cookstoves
mercantile firm of Van Dyke Hros., and
he was a mcnilx-r of the Medford city
Good Cookers and at Bed
J. F. EADS & SON
Death of A Pioneer Woman.
The death took place in Portland last
Canned Fruit Never
Jacksonville is the handsomest, most Sunday of Mrs. Johanna Karewski,
OUTCOME AT THE Hl.IE
Spoil* in the
hoim -likc town in all Southern Oregon
ami its beauty is remarked by all company with her daughter Miss Pauline
Most of tin- pros)tec!ora itt the copper strangers who visit this place, but their Ixrvy, for treatment for heart trouble ami
district have come out to spend the . words of praise arc always followed with I dropsy. The body of Mrs. Karewski No Jar on the mar
Fourth ami il is reported that all pros- expressions of regn t that such a pretty was brought back to Jacksonville Tues ket can equal it.
pcct work will soon lx- st<>p|x <1 nt the , town should lx- so badly, badly disfigured day for interment, being accompenie«!
Blue L««lg<- ntirl the diamond drill moved by unsightly houses, long since gone to by her daughters, Mrs. A. H. Maegly Easily sealed, never
out. As to what Mr. Chirk's intention rum, tumble down fences, awnings on and Miss Pauline Levy and granddaugh breaks, absolutely
are no one knows for he keeps his own the verge of falling on the sidewalks ami ter, Miss Monta Maegly. The funeral airtight, and sold at
council, and its Io when thclaiiid that he the garbage heaps in the streets. With | services were held Wednesday afternoon,
x-drock prices. Of
has on the Hlue Ix-dge projx-rty expires just a little renovating and cleaning up the burial Ix-ing in the Jewish cemetery
hundreds of jars
that too is unknown for nil jxirties con <»1«1 Jacksonville would lx; one of the and a large concourse of friends were
cern« d in il arc pledged to secrecy. ! most attractive towns in Oregon. Ami present. There being no rabbi tn this we sold last year no
Drill holes have been sunk in several then to add this attiactive appearance part of the state to conduct the services complaint has been
plat es on the Blue l.tdgc anil the ledges it has ¡x-r feet ion of climate, the purest of | in the faith of the family, by request made that they
have liecii thoroughly prosja-cted, but ?s water, thorough drainage ami a freedom Judge Hanna made an address at the
to how much copja-r was found is un- 1 from all diseases not exceeded by any grave that was a fine tribute to the g«xxi broke easily or let
known outsiders not lieing allowed to see town in the United States.
qualities of one of the pioneer women of the fruit spoil.
the drill cores ami to interview those con- I
Following the address
nectid with the work is alroul its satis '
some touching musical selections were
Jaksonville for a small town has done sting by the singers after which the re-
factory ns it would Ire to interview the
Egv plain Sphinx. It is probably that nobly for the distressed jx-ople of Hep- ; mains were consigned to the tomb and
Mr. Clark will soon bring his pros|>ecting pneer for a total o ffltM) has I m cn sent from then a tribute of flowers, the offering of
TIN FRUIT CANS
to a close unless he should Ixtml other this place to the relief of the destitute of i loving friends, was placed above the
and soldered without
projx-rty in that district ami have more ■ Heppner. In but an hours time last Fri last resting place of one who had b-rn a
cannot lx; poisoned.
prospecting done. As to what Mr. Clark day the committee, coni|Mxtcd of John S. loving wife and mother and true to her
may do in connection with the Hlue Led
ge property it is hard to tell, but it is business men of Jacksonville fl-lo while
Mrs. Karewski was Ixtrn in Gratz, Ger
certain that he will pursue one of three the Workmen ami the Odd Fellow's lod many in 1835 ami on her marriage to B.
courses. If he finds that there is plenty ges each contributed J25, making a total Levy she and her husband came to
of copper there lie will take up the lam«! of /l’.Mi, that has lx-en raised cs Jackson America settling in Jacksonville in 1 800,
ami hold the pro|a-rty until such time as ; ville's contribution to help those made where Mr. Levy engaged in the mercan
he decides to develop it. or he may give j homeless by the greatest disaster known tile buiness.
Mr. Levy dying Mrs. Medford,
it out that he found no copper, ami to to Eastern On-gon.
Karewski carried on the business for
trv to bluff the owners of th«- Hlue I.ddgc
some years. In after years she married
anil of the other ledges into selling out
Jacksonville’s new marshal appears to G. Karewski a well known business man A. H. Maegly of Portland, Mrs. L.
cheap, ami then he may dcside that the be the right man in the right place, for of this place and lived happily with him Dattlebaum, of San Francisco and Miss
district is not rich enough to justify the the boys art-now as decorous as t! ugh until his death in 1800. Four «laughters Estolla and Miss Pauline Levy of this
expenditure of a couple of million of they were alxaird of a war-ship and un survive Mrs. Karewski they being Mrs. place.
dollars in putting a smelter into operat-' der naval discipline. One order from
ion uud abandon all further efforts in the Marshal Kenney suffices ami fellows who
Applegate Copix-r fields. All that the ¡«re inclined to be to noisy are shut upon
public can do is to wait patiently the the instant without any further parley.
outcome of Mr. Clark’s movements.
is reported on very good authority that
should Mr. Clark abandon the Applegate 1 R. II. Jonas and A. L. Peachey, two of
Eagle Points bright young men were in
copjx-r district that a jxtwerful syndicate ‘ Jacksonville Tuesday, to get a supply of
is ready to take hold ami carry on fur
printed matter they had ordered at the
ther developing until they too have come i
Sentinel office. The boys expect to
to a conclusion .is to the value of these
leave this week for an extended tour of
Largest Stock of Farm Machinery in South
Eastern Oregon on a photographic ex
pedition. They will go by way of Rogue
THE ROGUE RIVER FRUITGROW river ami Crater Lake ami they will take
views of pretty bits of scenery along that
Complete Line of Vehicles, embracing Farm
The Rogue River Fruit growers Union, route as well as in Eastern Oregon. They
and f reight Wagons, Spring Wagons, Car
that was organised a' Medford last w ill travel by their own conveyance and
March through the effort of the Medford
riages, Buggies, Etc.
Success, bids fair to I k - one of the strong and be able to do any class of work
est and most successful fruit growers offered to them.
Haying and Harvesting Machinery, Horse
unions on the Pacific Coast. Its member
Rev. E. B. Lockhart will hold his
ship is steadity gaining ami embraces
forks and Wire Rope.
many of the leading orvhardists of the regular services next Sunday morning
Rogue River Valley. The Union has
been es]>ecial)y fortunate in the selection
Death Of A Popular Medford Man.
of its officers for they are all men of
thorough business habits, and of strict . The distressing news was recieved in
integrity and high standing in the com Jacksonville Sunday evening that John
munity, and successful fruit men of large G. Van Dyke Jr.,a popular and prominent
experit nee in both growing ami market- ' young busim ss man of Medfora, had lx-?-,
ing of fruit. This matter of officers for! drowned in Rogue River that afternoon.
a new organization, especially one that | Mr. Van Dyke, in company with Albert
is to engage in large business transaction Eisenhart, J. F. Hodge and Guy Childers,
is one of vital importance to its success, was fishing in the river near Curry ford
for if the officers are incompetent or do about two miles above the Hvlx-e bridge. I
not have the confidence of the members They were all wading in the stream at
the organization is sure to prove a failure. some distance from each other, when Mr.
With such men as S. I.. Bennett, II. W. Van Dyke stepped ott into a deep hole.
Meader, W. H. Norcross ami L. F. He had on a pair of hip boots anil their ,
All the best makes of CAMERAS, including the
Lozier at the head of the organization weight together with the swift current
EASTMAN and she KARONA.
there is every certainty that the Rogue made his battle for life a hopeless one, >
FOLDING POCKET KODAKS that are just
River Valley Fruitgrowers Union will lx; especially as he could not swim at all. ■
the thing to take on an outing trip.
a permanent institution in the fruit in He came to the surface three times
dustry of Southern Oregon.
but were unable to give him any assist
MOUNTS, and everything else that the profes
ance. While the others made efforts to
sional or amateur photographer may require.
Tue fruit prospects of Rogue River rescue the body Mr. Bodge drove to ■
Valley were never better than this year Agate and telephoned the sad news to I
and the crop promises to lie the largest Medford ami soon over a hundred men
Special Orders Filled Promptly.
ever heretofore harvested in the valley. were dragging the river, but it was not
The yield |x-r tree will be no larger than until Monday afternoon that Mr. Van- 1
usual,but there^are many young orchards Dyke's body was found just below where
just coming into bearing which add fully the drowning took place. The funeral
15 per cent to the output of fruit for this took place Tuesday afternoon the servic
year. The apple, pear, ami prune orchard es being held in the Presbyterian church.
thinning is now being carried on as it is Rev. W. F. Shields conducting the serv
each spring, for Rogue River Valley fruit ices and gave a fine tribute to the many |
D. H. Miller
MITCHELL, LEWIS & STAVER CO
MEOf 0Rl> BRANCH D. I, LAW TON, Mgr.
OF GENERAL SUPPLIES