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The timber resource» would make the lunch basket» and make the day one of , be a cheerful spectacle to Seattleites
building, at Golden Ray, of a big saw mill rest and sociability as well as instruction when they visit the “Metropolis of the
employing 150 to 200 men, a profitable in their vocation.
Northwest” to see Portland's big steel
venture. The wa»te from the mill would
Then- is every assurance that the at fire-boat, bearing the builder’s name,
FRIDAY OF EACH
WEEK. afford a large quantity ofcheap fuel that tendance will lie the largest ever had at ; “Moran Bros Company, Seattle,” on
C iiahi . k » Misi mi
Em r>>P would la- a large factor in drawing other a fruitgrowers meeting in Southern Ore- every part of it from anchor to engine,
factories to that place. As a location for gon for the members of the Rogue | as it stseams about the harbor.
Entered in th**
pulp ami paper mills there is none liettcr River Fruitgrowers I nion as well as the
Jm koun C ounty, tiri gon, »«• m < olid < ¡a»» mnttcr.
Iti another column of the Sentinel ap-
in Oregon for there can lie bad at a low orchardists of this Valley are taking an
the advertisement of the County
) cost, immense quantities of the best of active inti rest in the convention and
H vhm mi-tins KAIS*
asking for bids on the construction
pulp wood and the Rogue river would each will la- a committee of one to help
road on the east bank of the
supply all the pure water required in in securing the attendance of every
river. This road is now
making a highgrade of pap-r. The iron person in this section of the state who
and it is destined
deposits in tlie vicinity of Golnen Ray is interested in the fruit industry.
l'MIAI. Hi iim •#!•*« ION» Tlir Jacksonville henOliel
one of the lead
wUI l><- m - ii I lo sliy uditri-««. ni utiy |N>»tofhc« iti arc among the largest uml the richest on i
Portland is to have a new steel fi re ing highways of Jackson county.
lh« t'iiii«-«t state», fot tour weeks for io cent«. the coast and their development would
All «ul.at ripunti« trgulat or trial, will lo- proni pi
laiat to cost about f75,O<M) an<l the con - needed as a road to reach the copper
ly »tot>|x<l ni Ih«- ilntr <4 e»pira Itoli. unir«« ti re
mean employment of a large number of
it<-wiil ih r«v«i«'cd
trai t to build it lias Ix-en let to a Seattle district, the development of which will
men. Within easy transportation dis
Portland has no ship-yard, add 25 jier cent to the taxable property
tance of the new town are large veins of
one and it is equipped, of the county. It will also make accessa
Friday, Jiugust !4, iVOó. a good «piafity of coal that would afford second on this has
Coast, to the great Union ble a region that is sure to lie found to lie
a cheap fuel. Almost within sight of the
town are great ledge» of lime rock and Iron work» of San Francisco and in ad rich in gold and other minerals.
A BIG INDUSTRIAL UNDERTAKING
dition to building all classes of merchant is also a large area of fine timber to tie
marble that are now being developed in
Th« |«i->sil>ilitii s that mav come of the
vessels the Seattle yard is now at work on reached by this road and one of the best
a small way. But the most important of
water p»wer of Rogue river by the Con
one of the largest cruisers for the govern grazing districts in the county.
the minerul wealth that is tributary to
dor Water & Power Company are likely
ment to cost over J4,OOO,(X)O.
Portland thera will lie some heavy rock work to
this new fac tory center is the gold mines.
to prove far reaching in their effect» on
has a few small boat yards able to build be done to carry the road along one bank
Worked now in a limited way, with the
of the river this work will not lie so ex
the industrial and commercial develop cheap electric power that will be avail-1 wooden river steamers, but no yard able pensive a-» to build the four big bridges
ment cf the Rogue River Valley, While
to contract a steel vessel.
In the years that would I k - required to have the road
aide from the big fiower plant these mines
no definite announcement a» to the
past several attempts have Ix-en made to to cross and recross the river to avoid the
will become great wealth producers and
plans of the Company has Ix-en made by
establish a large ship building plant in two bluffs on the route. As to an outlet
the means of employment for hundreds of
for the settlers on the west side of the
Dr. C. R. Ray, the resident manager,
that city, one firm getting so far along as river it is the plan of the County court
yet enough has been given out to make
to build some torpedo boats for the gov tri bridge the Applegate in the vicinity
Th it the Condor Power X- Water Com
it certain that Golden Rav, the name of
ernment, but it as well as the other com of Uniontown at the earliest date the
pany is preparing to carry out all these
the propMctl town at the dam, will lie
panies failed, and their failure was large financial condition of the county will
great undertakings is further proven by
permit, probably next year.
one of the greatest industrial centers in
ly due to the lack of supjairt and cooper
their quietly acquiring during the past
< >rcgon. Now that the dam and tll<- race
ation from the citizens of Portland.
Until within the past year the con-
two years an immense holding of land .
On the other hand Seattle stood loyally I densed milk used in Oregon was import
arc practically completed, work will lie
along Rogue river ami especially in the
Ix-gun on a lug electric power station
by their little boat yard and liberally aid ed from California or the East. This is
vicinity of their proj»»se<l town where
to lie changed and soon Oregon will be
that will dcvt-lopovcr nooo horse power,
ed it with their money and their influence exporting canned milk. The big factory
they hold the ownership of all the land,
This (lower will la- carried to various
whenever the necessity arose, even go that the Forest Grove board of trade got
thus giving them full control of their
pirts of the Valley to op-nite mills,
ing so far as togive the company a bonusof located in that town last winter is now
townsite. * There is a strong probability
railroad and mine».
t 100,000 in cash last year in order to en shipping milk bv the car load.
that now that their dam is practically
neighboring town of Hillsboro not to tie
Of the other industrial enterprises that
able it to equip for the building of a big out done has secured a large condenser
completed that the Company will take
are said to lx- projected by this Company
warship. The result of this progressive which will soon be in operation and now
up their other enterprises and push them
or by compmics that are to lx- organized
policy is that Seattle's payroll is increas the Tillamook board of trade has offered
to completion. The report is that 500
for the purpose, is that of an electric
ed by over 2,000 men and now Portlands such encouragement that a company has
or more men will be given employment
Ix-en formed and a large condenser will
railroad up Rogue River.
A big mw
money is to help pay these men. It will be put in at that place.
this winter by the Company, for during
null, a pulp mill, a paper mill, furniture
that season of the year there are plenty
factory and other smaller industries at
of wile men to la had in the North where
An electrically operated
the rainy season shuts down much of out
ore furnace at the iron nunc three miles
north-east of Golden Ray.
As to the effect on Jacksonville of the
Of these enterprises the electric rail
building up of another large town in the
road would l>e one ol the most profitable
county, the new town will lx- a help
and one that would have a far reaching
rather than a hindrance to this place.
effec t on the trade conditions of South
It will bring into the county a very
ern Oregon. This road would bring in
large amount of taxable property and
to market one of the finest and largest
Having bought the I). Linn stock of
increase the home market for farm pro
iHxlies of timlx-r in Southern (»rego:;
Furniture, Wall Paper and House Furn
ducts and the employment for labor.
Extended on to Crater Lake it would lx-
Jacksonville has only the best of wishes
ishing Goods, I will sell them at Bed-
the scenic route of the West for no pret
for the prosja-rity of the new town of
rocK Prices. I must have room
tier bits cf scenery are to lie found in
Golden Rav as it has for all the other
new stock soon to arrive.
Oregon than along the Rogue river.
towns in Jackson county.
And Crater Lake, a wonder that has no
Much of the poods are first-class
equal in all the world, is an attraction
THE FRUITGROWERS CONVEN-
the latest in style, but all must go
that would bring ail immense tourist
traffic to the road. This road extended
On Saturday, Sept. 5, a Fruitgrow-
as big sales and small profit is the rule
on in Eastern Oregtm would divert from ers convention will lx- held in Tnckson-
of every progressive business.
San Francisco and bring to Oregon and ville under the joint auspices of the
to Portland the trade of a now almost Rogue River Fruitgrowers Union and
lllldevelop-d region that is rich ill natu the Board of Trade of Jacksonville.
ral resources, and is but awaiting trans tnong the prominent men of the state
put.itlon facilities to make it one of the who are to be present and tike part in
wealthy sections of Oregon.
Locally the exercise will be Hon. E. L. Smith,
this railroad would make a very great of Hood River, preaident of the State I
change in the trade centers in Jackson Board of Horticulture and president of1
county for it would prove an advantage the Hood River Fruitgrowers Union, j
to some towns and serious obstacle to Prof. A. B. Cordley, entomologist, ami ;
The railroad together Prof.
R. Lake, botanist ami horti
with the various factories that would be culturist, at the State Agricultural Col- j
erected at its terminus would build up a lege at Corvalis, Hon. A II. Carson, of
town at Gohlen Ray that would be a Grants Pass. Oregon State Board of Hor
serious competitor to Gold Hill and to ticulture commissioner for the Third dis
Medford, for the big piyroll would bring trict, W. E. Coman, general passenger
All the best makes of CAMERAS, including the
large stores, professional p-ople ami and freight agent, and 11. E. Lounsbury,
EASTMAN and she KARONA.
others that would draw trade and busi traveling freight agent for the Southern
FOLDING POCKET KODAKS that are just
ness from the adjoining towns to their Pacific.
the tiling to take on an outing trip.
loss and to the gain of the new town.
The convention will be held in the
Skilled workmen arc always large buyers Court House park, which will make an
MOUNTS, and everything else that the profes
and the farmers of the county would ideal place for the meeting for the big
sional or amateur photographer may require.
soon find the factory town their most old trees make it a delightfully cool1
Then the Upper place. I he Jacksonville Board of Trade
Rogue river trade would all be cut off will attend to see that there is ample
from the other towns and taken to tile] seats, a spakers stand and all other con-;
new town. It would lx- no improbability veniences that may be required to make
for a town of 5000 inhabitants to build | the meeting a success and a credit to the
up at Golden Ray within the next six public spirit of Jacksonville, The fruit- I
or eight years,
men are to bring their wives and their |
Special Orders Filled Promptly