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About Jacksonville sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1903-1906 | View Entire Issue (July 24, 1903)
New Industries tor Jacksonville.
The Sentinel is receipt of a communi
cation from J. M. Stone of Petaluma
California, who wishes to buy or rent a
grist mill. Mr. Stone claims to be a
No Jar on the mar
tirstclass miller and millwright ami able
ket can equal it.
to give references as to industry ami in
Easily sealed. never
tégrité. While the Sentinal would la-
glad to welcome Mr. Stone to Jackson
ville ami to h ive a flour mill pul in o| er-
airtight, ami sold at
ation in this town vet this paper can not
lxdrock prices. Of
Jacksonville as a good
the hundreds of jars
location fora flour mill. Jacksonville
has a grist mill and there was a time
we sold last year no
when it did a good business but that was
complaint has been
when large quantitiesof w heat wus grown
made that th e y
in this -ection. Hut wheat raising is a
.broke easily or let
thing of the past in thi-> valley and will
never lie carried on to any extent again.
the fruit spoil.
W heat fields are giving away to orchards
and alfalfa meadows ami the dairy ami
the line stock industries are alsoencroach-
ing on the grain industry. The change
in the agricultural conditions in the
Rogue River Valley make a creamery or
a fruitdrver a more profitable investment
than a grist mill and tin- Sent mal is cqji -
Handmade and soldered without
strained to advise Mr. Stone or other
acid so fruit cannot be poisoned.
millets to not invest in Rogue River
grist mill property, for it will prove un
profitable. and lie but a hindrance to the
prosperity of tin- valley.
The Sentinel has received i
sition from a Medford man
worthy of consideration by the Jackson
ville Progressive Association at their
OrEgon meeting next Wednesday evening, and
I that is the establishment of a fruit dryer
in Jacksonville. The plan of this mnn
is to put in a small dryer at once, so as
lo handle the fruit of this vicinity this
fall and then enlarge it as the business
w arrants. There is sufficient fruit in this
locality and in the Applegate to make a
dryer a self-sustaining investment for
the present and when fruit raising be
comes a general industry in this part of
i Jackson countv, as it is sure t<> iavoine
It by re.i'on of Z the perfect
z k soil
*1 and climate
I conditions that are to be had here, it
will become one of the most profitable
industries. The dryer can be made the
forerunner of a i.nit cannery, an in
dustry that will have a big payroll ami
bring prosjierity to both the town ami the
Canned fruit Never
Spoils in the
TIN FRUIT CANS
D. H. Miller
JACKSONVILLE, - OREGON
Table Linens, Napkins
Towels and Crashes
Also stamped and plain
linens for fancy work
QUALITIES THE BEST
PRICES THE LOWEST
hort L ine
U nion P acific
THREE TRAINS to the EAST
DAILV from PORTLAND
Through Pullman stand.ird am! Tourist
sleeping cars dailv to Omaha, Chicago,
Spokane; tourist sleeping cars daily to
Kansas City; through Pullm in tourist
sleeping cars (personally conducted)
weekly to Chicago, Kansas City, reclin
ing chair cars (seats free) to the East
T ime S chedules
Miss Ella Dodge, who taught a very
successful spring term of school in the
Lake Creek district, commenced a second
term in the same district last Monday.
Try City Drug Store for Soap.
SuPt. Daily returned Thursday from
visiting the various schools on the tipjx r
Rogue river and he will be at his office
in the court house for this week finishing
up his r< j»>rt to the state superintendent.
James McPherson, who has a fine
on Griffin creek. 55 acres of which
Salt Lake, Denqer,
is in fruit, was in Jacksonville Wednes
Portland Ft> Worth. Omaha.
Kansas City, St. 4:30 p m day. Mr. McPherson says that his fruit
prospects were never better, ami
‘.1:20 p. m. Louis, Chicago and
the outlook for good prices is certain
via Hunt- East.
he is quite certain he is in a very com
fortable state of mind. Mr. McPherson
Atlantic Salt Lake. Deliver.
is a member of the board of directors of
Worth. < »maha,
the Rogue River Fruitgrowers I nion.
M:).»p. tn. Kansas City, St. 10:30 a m Mr. McPherson is very hof>eful of the
via Hunt- Louis, Chicago and
success of the Union and of the great
advantages that it will lie to the fruit-
men of Jackson county. Of theae ad-
Walla Walla. Lew-
vantages the principal will be the elim-
St. Paul iston,
inating of from two to three middle
Fast Mail W’allace, Pullman,
6 p. m.
St. 7:35 a in men's profits, the drain that is now affect
ing the Rogue River fruitgrowers more
Paul, Duluth. Mil-
than any other one loss, the securing
of lower freight rates by shipping in big
quantities, the buying by wholesale of
boxes, spray material and spraying
pumjis, and the securing of a uniform
grade of packing.
thinks that it w ill be but a few years un
til every orchardist in Rogue River
Tickets Eaet via all rail, or boat and rail Valley will be a member of the Union.
Miss Winifred Fleming, who with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Fleming
and family, when former residents of
Jackson county, having a farm near
Point, was in Medford ami
Central Point last w< ek visiting frie nds
• All sailing dates
8 p. m.
subject to change. 4 p. m. and Saturday she left for Newjxirt where
she will enjoy tne ocean breeze for a
For San Francisco-
Miss Fleming is one of the
sail every five days
successful teachers of Lake county, for
her last school getting a salary of #05
jar month. Her parents reside at New
Daily ex. C olumbia R iver .
Pine Creek in Lake county where her
4 p. m.
except father is farming.
Mr. Fleming was
8 p. m. To Astoria and
formerly school superintendent of that
county, but he is now devoting his time
10 p. m. |
to fruit and vegetables. Of the Fleming
A. L. CRAIG, Gen. Pas. Agt.,
boys, Albert is deputy sheriff, Herschel
is a successful m> reliant, Luther is study
ing medicine ami will graduate next
George Force and Frank Silva were in spring at a San Francisco medical
Jacksonville Wednesday for confection college, William is a stockman, and
er* and other goods which they bought Walter and Theodore are prosperous
Dora, the other daughter,
of' Al. Learned of the Hoss Kandy fanners.
Kitchen for a stand which they will con was married a few years ago
duct at a dance to be given this Friday hnsbaml is now dead and she is at home
with her parents.
evening at the Palmer Creek grove.
PORTLAND to CHICAGO
No Change of Cars.
Ocean and River Schedule
MITCHELL, LEWIS & STAVER CO
MEDFORD BRANCH l>. I. IAWI0N. Mgr.
Largest Stock of hrm Machinery in South
Complete line of Vehicles, embracing Idem
and freight Wagons, Spring Wagons, Car
riages, Buggies, Etc.
Haying and Harvesting Machinery, Horse
forks and Wire Hope.
A FULL LINE OF CENERAL SUPPLIES
Send the Sentinel to your distant rela
tives and friendsand let them know that
1 the old town has awakened from its
dreams and is now once mon upon the
I map as one of the growing, hustling
I towns of Southern Oregon.