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About Jacksonville sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1903-1906 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 7, 1903)
I of disgust for all m-wspajx-rmen.
his days are ulxuit numbered for the
|x-op1e of Jacksonville are done with
him and his business here is rapidly de
FRIDAY OF EACH
WEEK. clining, and it is but a question of the
m ar future when he w ill Ire turned down
in Medford for the citizens of that town
arc getting very nint h tired ami disgust
Ihr poMuflh** <>l Jacksonville
J ih ktoii I oiiniy . Orr^oti mm M coii<l < laws HiHttrr
ed with him and his methtxls.
The old wixxlen awnings are lx-gining
to go an<l Ix-twi-en the efforts of man and
the elements those unsightly, dangerous
fixtures will eventually disappear from
business streets of Jacksonville to lx:
F biai hi him Mo-rioM» The Jacksonvillefwnlinel
will lx- win to any addrrw. at any postoffice in replaced with neat iron or canvass awn
Ihr (nitrii stair», tor lout wrrlo for Io cent*
All «ulMcripi ion« regular or trial, will Ire prompt ings that art- not a fire risk, a danger to
ly stopped at tl.r date ol eapiratten, unless u re-
pedestrians nor a mar to the apjx-arance
newnl I* received
of the town. The Masons have started
the goixl work by having the old awning
removed from in front of their building
and there is prosjiecta of several other
Strangers driving to Jacksonville by old awnings lx-ing removed in the near
any of the roads leading to this place future, to the betterment of the appear
must think that this town has been a ance of the business streets of Jackson
very dirty place and that then- has been ville.
m gr< at clearing judging l»y
The splendid fruit prospect* of this
to lx- seen by the roa<l side. On the Med
and the certainty o* big jirices
ford road just outside of town there is a
has given a big impetus to
general assortment of old straw lx-ds,
rags, Ixtxes, cans ami other refuse.
A the fruit industry and a’ready farmers
like collection can lx- fonml along the are placing orders for trees with nursery
l*h<x-nix, Sterling, Applegate, Gold Hill men so as to insure the certainty of se
ami other roads, giving these roads a curing trees and an early delivery. It is
most unsightly ap|x-arance and quite a almost certain that there will lx: more
acres planted to fruit and nut
disgrace to the town.
These rubbish than
hcajm are also a menace to |x-oplc driving trees in the Rogue River valley this win
along the roa<l for the glistening cans ter.
Hi iiwkii-riox K ais *
Friday, August 7, !9U3.
ami strange appearance of these old beds,
etc., frighten horses, with disastrous re
sults, as was the case last week with the
two Forest Creek ladies who were driv-
mg to Jacksonville when their horse be
came frightened at a rubbish heap and
ran away throwing them out and hurting
them quite severely.
Public safely as
well as public gixxl requires that the
roads should not lx- made into a dump
ing ground for garbage and ¡xrrsons
guilty of such an offense should lx.- looked
after by the authorities ami made to dis
pose of their rubbish some other place
than in the county roads ami the streets,
f<>r the streets of Jacksonville are well
littered with a general assortment of
store sweepings and house and yard
The diamond tlrill used by Mr. Clark
in developing the Blue ¡.edge copper
claims was shipped Thursday to Spo
kane. The drill crew left the same day
for Spokane, which is their headquarters
but where they work next they do not
know. It is given out as positive that
Patrick Clark has given up the Apple
gate cop|>ef district, but that fact has
not discouraged the claim holders nor
Dr. Reddy, who went to Crescent City to
confer with the owners of the Blue
Ia*dge. It is reported on good authority
that an English syndicate is likely to
take up the Blue Ledge. The Company's
experts were at Applegate to examine
the projx-rty. There is also a report
that the Sweeney Brothers, Spokane
mining tnen, who are rated up in the
millions and beyond the wealth of Mr.
Chirk, arc planning to get hold of the
One of the Mr.
Sweeneys has been at Applegate recently
and they have bonded several claims
and have a crew of men at work run
ning in a tunnel. The Applegate cop
per district is too rich to lie undevelop
ed very long.
Nickell, the grafter, has added bull
dozing to his tactics and now persons
who do not see fit to give him their
business can count on getting a tongue
lashing, provided they don’t suppress
him, which is not a hard thing to do,
for barking dogs never bite.
method of getting business and getting
news is as rank and impudent as a Kan
sas lightning rod pedillcr and he makes
himself a positive disgrace to the pro
fession. His gall and bulldozing so dis
gusts people that it gives them a feeling
Rolx-rt E. McGill, manager of the San
Antonio mine on Forrest creek, left Fri
day evening for San Francisco fora short
visit with his parents.
L. C. Basye and Mrs. W. H. Basye, his
and Charles Basye’s mother, came in
from Missouri Flat Friday to remain
over until Saturday with Chas. Basye.
T. B. Houston, a well known resident
of Thoni|*son creek, who was hurt in a
wa"ou accident last week ami taken to
the Medford Hospital, died at that place
Tuesday and was buried Thursday at
Griffin creek cemetery.
death is exceedingly distressing as he
leaves a wife and several children to
whom he was a kind aud provident hus
band and father.
Mrs. L. J. Scars, the well-known mil
liner of Medford, ahd her daughter, Miss
Fay, were guests of Mrs. Jas. A. Wilson
Friday ami Saturday.
The spirit of improvement is abroad in
Jacksonville and numerous are the plac
es about town that are being made bright
ami new. Dr. Robinson to keep in with
the procession has lia<l his drug store
room and fixtures repainted and varn
ished ami everything put in spotless or
der about the Citv Drug Store.
Mr. and Mrs. V. P. Conklin, and Miss
Jessie Conklin arrived in Jacksonville
Wednesday noonanil remained until
Thursday noon with Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Conklin. Mr.V. P. Conklin ami MissCon-
klin are cousins of Mr. C. W. Conklin.
Miss Conklin's home is in Indianapolis
w here she is a stenographer in the office
of a wholesale house. Mr. Conklin isclaim
agent for the Southern Pacific in General
Freight ami Passenger Agent W. E. Car
man's office in Portland.
Miss Charlotte Reed is home from
Portland spending her vacation with her
parents, Mr. and Sirs.
Miss Reed is a teacher in the Stevens
sc I kxj I in Portland and
so efficient has
been her work that she is re-engaged
each year with no solicitation on her
part. Miss Reed and her sister, Miss
Kate, who is home from Medford, where
sue has been cashier in Duel & Co’s
stote. left Monday for a camping time at
Jackson County Lumber Company has
sold 200,000 feet of lumber to the Ash
land Manufacturing Company, a part to
lx- delivered to that Company’s yard in
Medford ami a part to their yard in
Ashland. The Jackson County Lumber
Company has over 1,000,000 feet of lum
ber in their yard, which they are holding
for the winter trade.
In addition to
this they are cutting from 12,000 to 20,
000 feet |>er day ami doing it six days in
the week, for the Stevens and the Kings,
fathers ami sons, are thorough sawmill
men and how to keep their mill running
and how to make every lick count.
Judge E. B. Watson and Mrs. Watson,
of Portland and Mrs. Phil Metschan, Jr.,
of Heppner, arrived in Jacksonville Sat
urday. Mrs. Watson and Mrs. Metschan
are rlaughters of Mrs. Ellen J. Kubli and
are here to stay a month w ith their moth
er. Sunday Henrv Kubli came in from
Applegate ami took Judge Watson home
with him and Monday morning with
pack horses and a camp outfit they start
ed for the Siskiyou mountains at the
head of Applegate where they will spend
a month in the wilds of that region.
Judge Watson was a former resident of
Jacksonville and since he has been in
Portland he has attained a high rank in
the legal fraternity of that city and re
cently he won a suit the fees of which
amounted to £18,01)0 to him.
Judge H. K. Hanna and his sons, Leon
and Herbert, returned Sunday from a
trip to Lower Applegate, where the
Juoge in company with other parties
own a fine marble ledge on Chaney
creek. As yet they have not worked
their claim other than to take off surface
marble to use in making lime, of which
Judge Hanna states that they expect to
organize another company and put in a
marble working plant and get out marble
for monuments and for building pur-
jxxtes. The main ledge is over 40 feet
thick and extends for half a mile along
the bluff. There are several other ledges
and the marble in each of them is of a
different color, ranging from white to
black and it is all of fine quality and
free from flaws as seams and blocks of
any size can lx.- had.
Prof. A. P. Armstrong, principal of
the Portland Business College, left for
his home in Portland Sunday after being
here for several days visiting his mother,
Mrs. Minerva Armstrong, and other rela
tives here, as well as to look after nis
fine farm, known as the Laurelash farm,
and of which E. J. Armstrong is superin
tendent. Prof. Armstrong is spending a
large sum of money on his farm and it
bids fair to be one of the model farms of
Oregon. As to soil and location It has
every advantage and he is putting on it
the best buildings and supplying it with
fine stock. He is also engaging in fruit
and general farming. He had 29 acres
planted in trees last winter and he will
have 33 acres more planted this winter.
For this vear Prof. Armstreng is try ing
a venture new to this section but a prov
en success in the Willamette valley, that
of growing late potatoes. He has 32
acres of these potatoes and they were not
planted until the middle of June, so that
they will lx- late enough to be matured
by the fall rains. So far, notwithstand
ing the unusually dry season, the pota
1 toes are making good growth and gi ve
promise of a big yield.
This disease has lost its terrors since
Diarrhoea Remedy came in general use.
The uniform success which attends the
use of this remedy in all cases of bowel
complaints in children has made it a
favorite wherever its value lias become
known. For sale by City Drug Store.
Cha». Prim......................................... County Judge
John Orth........................................................ Clerk
Joseph Kader................................................. Sheriff
D. H. Miilei..........................
Wilbur S Jone»........................................... Assessor
P. H. Daily..................................... Superintendent
Dr. E B. Pickle............................ ............. Coroner
Circuit court for Jackson county convenes at
Jacksonville on the fourth Monday in March, first
Monday in Septenilx-r and second Monday in
H. K DANNA. Judge.
A. E. REAMES, Dist. Att y.
LODGES AND SOCIETIES.
ACKSONVILLE Hose No. 1 meets on the first
Monday evening in each month.
M M TAyLOB, President.
J. C. K inney , Secretary.
ANE Mason McCully Cabin Native Daughters
of Oregon, meet* at the Native Sons build
ing the first and third Wednesdays in each
Miss M ollie B bitt , President.
Miss C oxa L inn , Secretary
ANNER Lodge No 23 A . O U. W. meets at
Odd Fellows’ hall ou the second and fourth
Fridays of each month.
Adam Schmidt, M W
Jas Wilson, recorder.
REGON Chapter, No. IRA M. meet on Tues
day on or before the full moon in Mosonic
Hall. A E Reames, High Priest. W H McGow
ADRON A Ixxlge NO. 12, Degree of Honor
metts the first and third Fridays in I O O F
Hall. Mr». Addie B Colvig. chief of honor. Miss
Cora Linn, recorder
I1NITED Artesan Assembly No. fit) meets on the
U first and third Tuesdays in each month in
I O O F Hall.
Mrs. Nettie Thompson. M. A.
George McCune, Secretary.
fTH Rebekah Ixxlge No. 1. meets every other
Monday night in I O O F Hall. Mrs. Joseph
ine Applegate, N G. Mrs Mamie Dox, Recording
WARREN Ixxlge No. 10, A F and A M meets on
’’ Wednesday on or before the full moon m each
month in Masonic Hall. Kmil Britt, W M. J R
DAK EL Chapter No. 3 O E S metis on second
and fourth Thursdays in each mouth in Ma
sonic Hall. Miss Mottle Britt, W M, Miss Cora
R HER of p'endo. meets second and fouth
Nonday» of each month
Mrs. L A. Finney,
Conncellor Frank Kass holer, Secretary
ABLE Rock Encampment No. 10, I O O F
meet at Odd Fellows hall on the second and
fourth Tuesday» of each month.
G H L ewis , C. P.
PeTEB A pplegate , Scribe.
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