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About Jacksonville sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1903-1906 | View Entire Issue (July 17, 1903)
THE CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS.
Resignations of City Marshall and Street
Commissioner Accepted.—W. G. kennev
Appointed Marshall to fill Vacanct.—
Sew Bridge Accepted- Bills Audited.
Will practice in al! the Courts ot the
W. M. Calvlf. Jackwavllic. lie». It. Durkan, Orasti Pus.
The Jacksonville town council bv rea
son of a lack of a quorum did not hold a
meeting on the date for its regular ses
sion last Tuesday, and adjourning to Fri
All work equal to the best to be had in
day evening again failed on a quorum,
but they tried it again Monday evening
Crowns. Bridge work and Artificial Teeth
when ilayor Britt succeeded in gather
on either rubber or celluloid plater.
Oregon ing up enough councilmen for the legal
transaction of business. Besides Mayor
Britt there were present Councilmen J.
S. Orth, J. H. Huffier and T. J. Kenney,
Recorder Henry Dox and Marshal G. M.
r)R. T. T. SHAW
JOHN S. ORTH
UNITED STATES LAND COMMISSIONER
witter rent collection..............
Henry Dox, recorder fees............
J. M. Myers, bridge and approach
es across Jackson creek.......... 136 (Ml
E. Britt, motley advanced for
making fill at Jackson creek
Eighth Grade School Graduate*.
The following are the eighth grade
graduates from the schools of Jackson
County for the spring examinations for
tin ven 1908:
Jacksonville—Grace Raypholtz, Clam
Talent—May Buchanan, Kate Beeson,
Edith Stone, Ina Oatman, Lydia Sleppy.
Central Point—Glenn N. Pleasant,
Cordie O. Gillmorv, Mary M. Yocum,
A<la Ditsworth, Maud VanVliet, Eva
Trail—Harvey Inlow, Maggie Wilson,
Tolo—Tildoti Patten, Will. Chapman,
The highest average was made by
Harvey Inlow, it being 04.(1 percent.
The next in rank was Maud VanVliet,
94.1 percent and third, Eva Norcross 93.2
percent. These banner students arc all
residents of the country, Harvey Inlow
who resides in the s|Mirscly settled district
of Upper Rogue river not even having
the benefit of a graded school.
It is I
generally the country raised boys and 1
girls who lead their classes in both the 1
common schools and the college*. The
town Ixjys anil girls make the fastest 1
progress in their first years at school, by ■
reason of their better advantages, both I
school, home and otherwise, but most of
them fall to the rear in the later years of '
their school work, the endless amusc-
rnents, irregular hours aml various
>ns getting into listless, vision
ary 1 habits that prove their undoing.
A full line always on hand of
Fancy Soaps and
Fine grade of C KIA RS
The resignation of G. M. Thrasher as
marshal was accepted and W. C. Kenney
appointed to the position.
Under committee reports Councilman
Kenney reported that his committee had
Special attention #iuen to
been unable to secure a suitable location
for a pound. As the necessity for a
pound is quite urgent owing to the num
ber of stock that roam the streets, the
J. W. ROBINSON M. D.
committee was authorized to secure the
Office opposite Court Houte.
most available place and enclose with a
strong fence a space 30 or 40 feet square.
The application for a renewal of li
cense by Dunnington & Deneff was
granted, they having paid the #21)0 fora
A. E. Beanes
C. L. Beanes six months license and given the re
quired bond signed by T. Cameron and
When the bill of J. M. Myers for build
ing the bridge across Jackson creek- on
A. E. Reames, district attorney,
Oregon street came up for auditing there
J st Judicial District.
was some discussion as to the manner in
the bridge was built and the cost
of it. The original contract price was
#125 but the bill was for #135, the extra
#10 being for putting in a longer approach
at the north end than was at first |
planned. The railing to the bridge was
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horses suitable for
A fine line of Knives,
not satisfactory to some of the council
Office in Orth's Building.
Razors, Etc., have just
men. Councilman Huffier said the one hauling heavy freight. Apply to Matt
been receiver!. Satisfac
rail was entirely too high and that it left Calhoun, l’hoenix, Oregon.
Hours: 2 to & and 7 to 8 p. m.
such a wide space below that children
William Eaton left Sunday for Me-
Oregon might fall off the bridge into the creek.
Mayor Britt said the railing had been Cloud where he will work in a sawmill.
put high to prevent loafers from sitting
44) inch mount vernon draper duck,
on it, but thought there was too much wagon cover duck, 50 inch black enamel
Of all kinds found in a
space below for the safety of small chil carriage duck for sale at Nunan's, Jack
dren. Councilman Kenney contended sonville.
Watches and clocks repaired
that there was no danger of children fall
Miss Emma Wulf, after a visit with
promptly and all work guaran
ing off the bridge and that one rail up
and other friends, is back as
high was sufficient and that a second rail
Office opposite U. S. Hotel.
below would be good only for a foot rest head clerk in the Boss Confectionery
Bamboo Poles, Lines,
store. Miss Wulf states that her sister,
Oregon for the feet of loafers sitting on the top Miss Nellie, recently in Ashland is now
Flies in great varieties.
railing. Councilman Orth favored the
additional railing and it was ordered at Colestin.
By a recent letter from her husliand,
The application of W. H. McDaniel William Healey and her son J. B.
for permission to erect a sign post at the Wetterer, who have been at Nome for
curb in front of his place of business was the past three years niinin", Mrs.
refused, as the council expressed a deter Healey of this place, learns that they
mination to allow no more sign posts have good prospects for a profitable
along the streets.
mining season this summer. They have
Application by John Simmons for per received a water right, that will give
mission to mine for gold under the them an ample supply of fresh water
from a lake back on the tundra ami this
Mayor Britt brought up the matter of year they will carry on deep placer min
having the street and road work all done ing. Last year they were greatly hand
lie fore the rainy season sets in. In ex- icapped by lack of water, having only
plaination he stated that he bail inter seawater punqied by a gasoline engine
viewed Street Commissioner D. Force Mr. Wetterers health has beeu very g«xxl
and a reasonable
some time since in regard to the matter but Mr. Healey had a slight sick sjiell
price, my specialty
and Mr. Force had stated that he had so this spring, but now he is alright. The
much farm work to attend to that he letter states that the spring has Ixren
could get no time to work on the streets very colil and disagreeable in Alaska and Fresh fruit
and he wished to be relieved from the they could do no work at all until after
duties of the office. A general discussion the first of June. They also state that
followed as to the necessity of the work there has been a big rush at Nome this
Highest price paid
I make all my own
being done at once and of collecting the spring, the 12 vessels arriving there in
for farm produce
Candies and keep delinquent road-poll tax. As to a new June bringing over 5000 j<eople. A-
commissioner Councilman Huffer stated mong the new arrivals were Melvin and
them in large quan
that he thought it would be a difficult Floyd Fierce, of Poorman creek. The
tities and in excellent
matter to secure one with a salary of boys made the trip without incident, but
but #2 per day and but #3 per day for a the first two nights they were in Nome
man and team. As Mr. Force was not and before they could reach the Healey
present at the meeting to put in his camp they had to sleep out of doors for
The West Side Grocery.
resignation, to settle it, it was decided to every habitation was filled to the door
hold an adjourned meeting the follow- | way.
Medford, - - - Oregon
The best iu Southern Oregon
ing evening (Tuesday) which was done .
and Mr. Force being present at this |
TRIG I BONO ELECTION.
meeting his resignation was accepted. SCHOOL
Always kept in stock
No appointment of a new street com
Notice is hereby given that at a meet
missioner has been made yet as no one ing of School District No. 1 of Jackson
wants the office in these busy times of . county, Oregon, to be held at the Town
high wages. Heretofore there has been I Hall in Jacksonville, Oregon, on the 4th
a scramble for the position but now the ; day of August, 11X13, there will be sub
office is going begging.
mitted to the legal voters of said district
The question of rebuilding the break the question of contracting a bonded
water along Jackson creek was brought debt of eight thousand, five hundred fifty
up and discussed as to how it should (#X550.00) dollars for the purpose of pay
be built. It was decided to have the ing for a new school house now being
street committee ascertain an estimate as constructed in said district, the vote to
to what the work would cost.
lie by ballot, upon which shall be the
Dray ing and heavy
The following bills were audited and words "Bonds—Yes” and the words
team work. Light
"Bonds—No.” Polls to be open at 1
H enry W endt , Driver—Leaves Jacksonville ordered paid:
express t ra nsferred.
daily except Sunday at 7 a. m , arriving at Ap G M Thrasher, fees and board of
o’clock p. m. and remain open until 4
plegate at 11 a. m. Leave Applegate at 11:15 ar
Prompt delivery to
riving at Jacksonville at 3 p m. Close connection
By oriler of the Board of Directors of
made with stage to Steamboat and stage to Kubli R S Dunlap, labor, material and
parts of the city
frieght for repairs to city
school '’¡strict No. 1 of said Jackson
building in the cemetery....... 10 (X) county, Oregon.
JACKSONVILLE COPPER MINES STAGE.
J ohn R. W ilson , Driver—Leaves Jacksonville J II Chambers, shingles for ceme
Dated this 13th day of July, 190.3.
at 7 a. rr. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays lor
Gus N ewbury ,
Ruch, Uniontown, Purcel, Watkins and Joes Bar,
City Drug Store, receipt book for
returning on the following days.
Filings and final proofs for homesteads
and timber claims made.
REAMES & REAMES
R G. GALE, M. D
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ÍPOSTO EF I C EÌ
W. H I C K E L
J. H. Messner,
JOHN f. MILLER
for homemade candy
T. J. GOODWYN