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th«- g««l«l tli.it has been taken from Ja< k-
son creek, Ra n gulch, Forest cr« « k,
Humbug, Foots creek, Gall' « re« k ami
th«' o'lr r s'r an« of tin. s « ti >n ■«■
WEEK. molin' , up ini«, tin millions of dollara.
1 he great number of g«»!«i bearing I« «lges
( IIAUIIh M » Ml
I l»l K»K
that aie found on this butte indx'ate
wliere this placer g<«l<! came from ami
Jilt k *OI|\ III»*
I ntm-if In
Jin I. son < ouiily
when tin proper development work is
«lorn- there is « v« rv prol ab«';tv that
HI hm , pi ri in* K aii *
num s cpially as ri< h as the placer
« Kir yrur
mines wer«- will I k ojM-ne«! tip. The
I III re liii.itl Ila
gri.it revival in tin- mining industry |
that lias com«-to South« rn Oregon with
I kiai '.« i « l'o « loss Th« ft«« U m ,mill« s, util,« I
in the past year will draw th«- attention
uill ««e M nt Io nay «Killte»« ul «Uly |>«>«iofl>i < in
tlir ( lift««)
• lof four
of big mining rn« n in the couniry to this
All «ut «»i 11¡>! i«iii
r«Kulnt of tfiul, will !»•* gjf olii pl
»(otigrttl .if th* 1 h I< <>t « «p fiitlofl tlhh'*»i II M
section ami «lev« lopmcnt work will be
ftrwii I lw 111 « ’ \ « «I
lindert «ken on a Male that will be sure
io o | ku up quartz mines as rich as any ,
Friday, July 3!, !9U3. oil tills coast.
slo< k of the surrounding tow ns a- one
“dead easy” to work. But the «lay for
his grafting in Jacksonville is at an eml
ami he will have to confine his apperat-
ions to Medf «rd ami other new fields.
Nickell, the grafter from Mi dford, was
in Jacksonville Monday a short time, but
for once his graft failed on him and all
th<- business h< secured was about a doz.> n
ordes from Ins former subscriber* to stop
sending them the Medford Democratic
Times. A few more trips like that of last
Monday and Nickeil wont have any sub-
< ribers at all in Jacksonville to his Med
The readers of the Medford Mail would
doubtless apon i date the improvement in
that paper if the “hot weather” would
so ln-at editori d sh< ars that they could
not be used to scissor out “boiler plate”
1 here is an o|M-ning on Rogue river reading matter palmed off by the “editor”
for som<- js-rson to put in a ]> irk ami h of that pa|x-r on his wearied readers.
During tin- summer mouths But then even
“hot weather” can’t
then- is not a week and at times
create brains for a man not brainy enougn
day but what there arc picnic
for an editor.
going to Rogue river tp s|x-nd
Jacksonville will yet have a board of
Hid the g« n< ral < >mj«laint i
is n<> grove or suitable shade places for trade, and a live hustling one, too, that
picnic parties to rendezvous in.
A well will I k a leading factor in securing the
Io« ated park convenient to good fishing industrial development <>f this section
waters would draw big crowds and the ami of bringing to Jacksonville a pay
ow tier could m «kt- it a profit ible in ve -t roll that will give soldi prosperity to its
incut l«\ conducting a lunch and con- business interests ami a permanent
fectionery st mil ami other money m ik- growth to the town.
ing p irk attractions. B.i planting maple
Sitting <lown ami wilting for the Al
lottoiiwo««l and other quick-growing
mighty an«l circumstances to build up a
tre- s a well sh ided park could be h id in
town is rather a slim dejK-ndence, for the
i very few years, 'flic cost of maintain
Almighty helps only those who help
ing the park would lie very small am!
themselves and circumstances and ad-
the timlicr it would produce and the v.intag« s ar«- a detriment when not liack-
pasture early in the spring and late in ed up by tlr strong efforts of energetic
tin fall w «.it 1 I k - a 1 ; -tor in m iking the citizens.
park a go al «nv< stun nt.
k «ti 111 li ] « >| 1« 1 r .e le at M •■«!
ford than it .th« i 1’1.« « nix or Central
Point «ml tin- i< «son for it is that tin re
arc m<in s'otesat Medford an 11 hei « arri
largì t si<« as ,itn| H im a Ix’ttir •■electlol
of go«xjs t li nt <!<> ! liose at I'll« «nix oi
< « ntt.«I i'-mt
I lud J.«« I a«nv ilk- mor«
stores am! bi tt« r st« r< s than M« dfor«
this tow il won!«! h«>l«l its ow t
g« t mu b t • .'’c fr« m M< df«
oilier V i''« •. I >w 'is. the s.im as Me.If rd
this f.i t m oiliest
«Iocs IIOW. Ve' w I
t here ar«- |>cr «oils
think that a Lo nd <«f trafic would he all
injury to the town bv gc 'ting up a boom
that woul'l c.iiiM- m ore st • res to be ojKU
I'«l up III J.II ksolivillc to the serious in-
jurv of ilio c now here, That is a moss
back ide i tb.it is «•ntir< li at vanan
with all m«Hlcrii bus IK ss «■ X l» ri«'m «'.
Th« m««n- lores a town bus the
trail«- it has ami that is win Me«lfor<! is
«filing mor« business than J.«< ks< «nvilie. ,
Not a dal pass« s but what ther«- are
A very large jicrccnt of the trade oí
Ja« ksoiiville |K««pie going lo Me<lfor«l t«>
and vicinity goes to Med*
purcii asc HHlch s n««t on -ale in this
of that town •md the
pl.H < or to hav<- a larder sto* k to scie« t
from and while tllOM- people are in
M. If »r«l they arc ll «ble to IltIV Hl «UV
other articles that c« «ul«! h.iv« been h.i'l
of tile Jacksonville meri hants.
ful i ««iii|« tition is the life <.f trn«l< , and a
town without blisiiiiss « iiiiijm tition is as heard of a Spokane or a S< attle ,Krson
de.««! as Ja< ksonvill«- would be with but bui ing anything in another town that
colliri I k bought in tn< ir own tow II.
two or three st« r< s.
fin lovalty to their towns has been the
Ja« ksoniill«- is one <>f the lividi« st i Il ei factor to the malicious growth that
towns in Southern Oregon this summer, in,. blade S< attic and Spikane from a dis-
but then- aie contingencies that could couragti'g l«< ginnings to the largest and
arise that would make it one ot tile most pros,'« rous < itics in the Northwest,
deadest towns in all < »r< gon. Sin«uhi the filai -ame Invaiti dis,«luid bi tin
great «'op|«cr si inlicates «ki'idc that till i ] < « pie of Jacksonville w««ul«l double the
«lid not want the output of another dis business of the town within a year ami
trict put <>n the market to still further givi- a pronounce«! impetus to its already
push th« price of cop|K-r down. !iow low
er than it II is I hc H tor a couple of liars,
ami block the development of
Applegate copper «listrict, and the low a
Ltimlxr Company give up th« ir un«l< r-
taking her« and tile Jackson county
Ltimlar Com, miiv get out of here, whic h
they will do ill less th in tw< lvc months
us their tiinlwr will all I k gone by that
time, it would make a crash on Jackson
ville that would leave < mpty houses ami
«hist -covered goods as a stern reminder
what it Is to a town to lose its pal toll.
A strong Ixiard of trail«- could ward off
this disaster In securing the development
of other industries that would give a
pairoll of sufficient strength to keep
business moving ami the grow th of the
town increasing. It rests with tin- busi
ness men of Jacksonville whether they
will allow a contingency of circuni static« s
to kill oft their town, or whether they
will so strengthen their town that no or
dinaiy mishap will alleet its growth and
There is cvi ry evidence to prove the
assertion that the butte to the west of
Jacksonville is a veritable mountain of
gold. No other district in Southern
(Iregon has produced the quantity «>1 gold
that has come from the Jacksonville
All the streams that
tise on this butte are rich ill gold and
The almost unlimited water power of
Rogue river, and it is almost unlimited,
for a «lam can be put in that will «levelop
six to ten thousand horsepower every
mile for more than 150 miles of its
course, will cause a net work electric car
lines to be built over this Valiev. There
will I k one line from the Southern Pacif
ic railroad up Rogueriverto Crater Lake.
The prese nt steam road from Medford to
Jacksonville will be electrified and the
roa«l extended on to the I’pper Applegate
copper district and down the Applegate
to the gold mines and marble ami lime
quarries of that district. Another line to
come in th«- near future is from Tolo to
Jacksonville ami on by wav of the foot
hills to Ashland. And these roads may
I k built sooner than even the most san
Noone hemal of Nickell, of the Dem
ocratic Tinies, doing any good for Jack
soiiville except to work a graft on the
town. No word of commendation for
the town ever apjKats in either of his
pa,«crs nor «Iocs lie advocate one measure
for the upbuilding of the place.
dealings w ith Jacksonville arc of the jug
handle kind—all one side—and he has
given nothing in return for tlu thous
ands of dollars that he has grafted from
this town except to make it the laughing
Larkin Reynolds, who has lieen quite
sick for several we< ks with bilious fever
conrractcd while working at the Whit
man Hurd mines near Steamlxiat, was
able to sit up for the first time last Friday
and there is every prospect that he will
soon recover his health.
I have on hand a full line
of household and kitchen
I do funeral directing and
undertaking as a special
South ll’ nd
No l-> No 11
No 12 No 16
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......... Salem ...
............ Grants Pass...
.......... Gold Hill
............ Central Point..
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12.112 ........... Phoenix
12:12 ........... Talent
2'is ............ Eugene .
A 'hland ..
am p in
. Sacramento .............. )0:5ii 11 4)
Ar. Sun Francisco... Lv 24.22
Tickets sold to all points in the United States.
Sleeping car reservations made on application.
Freight house open • at s a. in and closes at I 20
IV V. LIPPINCOTT, Agent.
A fine b«'V at the h >me «f Mr. an I Mrs.
Joseph Hall is the la’testaddition to the
populati >n of Jacks mville, the little
fellow arriving Thursday from tile realm
beyond the blue of the skies.
Miss Krause. Miss Buckley and the
Prospectors, campers, timberland cruis
Misses Donegan will leave tor Cölestin ers will find our stock of staple and
next Wednesday where they will spend a fancy groceries qu te complete, and
week at that favorite resort.
prices always the low estat Nunan’s, Jack
Alfred Collins and Walter Hackel two
voting men from Watkins, wer- in Jack
Mr. and Mrs. Lyden have renamed
sonville Frid«v buying.« l«>i<1 of supplies their restaurant and now it is Htxdtgan’s
The young men have mining claim on restaurant. Among the mill boys and
Little Appleg.it«- from a ,MH’kct <>f which milling men Mr. Lydt-n i known « nlv as
thev recently took out over
The Hooligan, many of them knowing him
ledge is so promising that they will ex bv no other name and it was as a com
tend their tunnel 1 • KI feet with the ex pliment to him th it the boys calle 1 the
pectation of finding more pockets.
restaurant Hooligans and now that is the
title of that popular ea’ing house.
Deputy Sheriff Oris Crawford, Mrs.
Crawford ami Miss Franiis More lock, a
Frank Ennis, a miner well known in
niece of Mr*. Crawford. left early Satur- all Southern Oregon. evidentlv proposes
ilai morning in a rig for Bvbee Springs to do souk - fishing during his vacation
where thev will s , kii <1 a couple of weeks. while his placer mine is shut down, for
During Mr Crawford’s absence Deputy lie hail shivped to him Tuesday at Mer
Tr< asttrer R o I k JI D ow is assisting Sheriff lin a half dozen of bamboo poles of ex
Rader in his office, the work in the tra length from J. F. Millers hardware
tre istircr's office is so light at the pres« nt store. If there is not a scarcity of fish
time that Mr.Dow has little to do in that in Rogue river it wont be the fault of
Frank anil his IM) foot bamlxio poles.
IT. R. G. Gale and .Mrs. Gale, County
Ck-nc J. S. Orth and Mrs. Orth left Tues
«lay tor an outing in tile Whiskey l'eak
section, of 10 days or more.
All the best makes of CAMERAS, including tile
EASTMAN ami she KARONA.
FOLDING. POCKET KODAKS that are just
the thing to take on an outing trip.
MOUNTS, and every thing else that the profes
sional or amateur photographer may require.
Special Orders Filled Promptly.