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About Jacksonville sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1903-1906 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 28, 1903)
Down tbout Woodville.
A Veteran ol the Old Sasv.
Mr. ami Mrs. J. 1). Devlin of Ruch
Roy Evans has returned from Cottage
were in Jacksonville over Saturday night Grove.
guests of Mrs. Paulin Hines. Mr. Devlin
V. W. Birdseye ami family have gone
is the owner of a fine ranch but he has it
leased to his sou ■ in - law. Miles Cantrall, ■ to Crescent Citi for a few week* outing.
and he and Mrs. Devlin are leading the
Mr. and Mrs. Grant Wert* of Coles,
quiet lives that are a fitting close to them California, have l>cen visiting relative* oh
of a long life of great action. Mr. Devlin Foots Creek.
is one of Enn's sons who has wandered I . ..
far from his native heath and seen much .. j
H|,5 '» ,»i i ■
of the world. When but a lad Mr. Dev ‘‘j..Slark. ?
lin went to sea on a merchant vessel and crotw of hav, has just finished baling and
served before the mast for several years wall deliver some to Grants P.i»s, soon.
visiting all parts of the world, among
Voti tv ili litui ;it Kyttn's
D. C. Cameron who moved to Foots
the ports being Portland which he visited Crvck i few week* ago i* going torun thè
Jacksonville, < tremoti,
in the spring of I «»the vessel he was on Ixiarding house for thè Dredger Coni pun v.
taking a load of spars to China.
Arriv The compitiv now bus tls <latn compieteti
the best variety <>/'
ing at that country he enlisted in the | and the Goat is uuder construction.
United States navy and served under
Commodore Perry, at the time that gal- | B. J. Moyer ami wife left for ¡»oiiglas
lant commander w as teaching the Chinese I County this week. Mr. Moyer tor tin
and the Japanese to respect the American ' past year has had the G. W. Lame place
flag. He was on the frigate Mississippi, rented, which was recently purchased
a sidewheel steamer, at that time one of ( by the Christum Champyaiti Company.
the first warships in the United States
it is reported that the titnlier deal which
navy, or any other navy for that matter, has been on hand for the past two years
at the time that Commodore Perry forced on Foots Creek, is now about to l>e push-
the Japanese to negotiate a treaty to ed to completion. Mr. S’.ansel has gone
open their ports to American trade, He east ami expects to have things ready to
was with Perry at the time that doughty- go to work the middle of next month.
old command’ ’nok it on himself to An extensive tract of timlter was Ixmght
teach the Chin *. to fear, if they «lid not last year at the head of the creek ami the
respect, the Am ican flag. Commodore | company intend putting in a rail road 1
Perry had his tfeet consisting of the Pott- i that will 1 connect with the Southern j
smeuth, San Jacinto and Levant lying at Pacific nearly opposite the mouth of
anchor in the estuary below Canton and Foots Creek.
desiring to establish peaceful intercourse
with the Chinese he sent an officer in a
Calcutta wheat bags, barley or oat bags
ship's boat ut> the river to interview the Shawsheen linen bag twine, in lots to suit.
Chinese officials, but they would have Nunan-Taylor Co.
none of it and opened tire from their
Mr. and Mrs. N F. Car|>enter were in
forts on the boat and a solid shot took
Saturday from their Willow-
off the head of the boat’s coxswain and it
rolled into the river. Peace negotiations Springs farm. Mr. Carpenter reports
were then off. and that lieing in the days everybody prosperous in that section, the
before the telegraph and the cable when farmersail having good crops and getting
big prices for their hay, fruit and other
naval officers on foreign stations were produce.
given a free hand and neither waited for
orders nor diplomatic
Mrs. E. C. Brooks to furt he re neon rage
from their govemients when on emerg the spirit of improvement that is now
ency arose, Commodore Perry had his pushing Jacksonville to the front as the
dtek cleared for action in a tnce ami the handsomest and most progressive town
Yankee tars went at the Chinaman in a in Southern Oregon has hail her house
way that made the pigtail soldiery think repainted giving it a bright new appear
for su-e that the “forign devils” were af ance.
ter them. The forts, known as the Bar
M. I). Sturgis, a well known rancher
rier Forts, were shelled into «ilence by
Applegate was in Jacksonville Monday
the warships but not until after a stiff
fight by the Chinese, and a storming getting a load of supplies. Mr. Sturgis
party was sent ashore to capture the forts, handles some sheep along with his other
the sailors landing under the protecting stock, and finds them very profitable, or
fire of their ships. The Chinese kept up a they would lx? were it not for the ravages
hot fire until the Bluejackets began to of the coyotes, these marauders coming
scale their walls, when they fled. Mr. down from the hills quite frequently ami
Devlin carried a ladder ami was one of making a raid on his flock.
the first to mount the walls. While in a j Curtains are trimtm-d to fit your wind
small boat going from his ship to the ows without extra charge at C. W. Conk
Call and see my Stoik.
attack upon the fort. Mr. Devlin came lin’s.
near loosing his head too. for a big solid ,
W. L. Orr ami J. I.. Demmer, doing
shot hitting the water skipped and passed business at Medford as W. L. Orr & Co.
just in front of him smashing the thwart ami carrying a stock of general merchan-
of the boat and breaking the oar in Mr. I dise, have sold out to O. D. (»wen. Mr.
Devlin's hand and driving a splinter from Owen was lately of the firm of Brown
the oar into his arm. That was the only- & Owen, grocery men, but sold to Carl
wound that Mr. Devlin received during Crystal. Mr. Owen is an up-to-date mer
the attack upon the forts.
chant, and he will be sure to conduct a
store that will be a credit to Medford and
fully up to the standard the store was
Harry Merriman is visiting relatives in while owned by Messrs. Orr & Demmer.
Mr. Orr will
11 probably again take tip
Largest Stock of farm Machinery in South
business, but Mr. Demmer
Miss Kate Reed was in Medford Mon planing null
has not as yet decided what business he
day and Tuesday.
County School Supt. Patrick Daily was will take up.
\V. M. Spence and his son, A. C.,
in this city Tuesday.
Complete line of Vehicles, embracing farm
in Jacksonville Monday from
D. T. Lawton visited his fatui;-. at
their ranch on Rogue river near the
and freight Wagons, Spring Wagons, Car
Colestin last Sunday.
mouth of Bear creek. Mr. Spence and his
The Misses Angle, Prudence and Ber- sons are among the alfalfa raisers of Sou
riages, Buggies, Etc.
nice, are staying at Colestin.
thern Oregon, they having 2H0 acres
E. D. Elwood and family returned
________ on their Rogue river ranch and they have
Haying and Harvesting Machinery. Horse
from their vacation last Monday.
a ranch of 2.000 acres at Pelican Bay in
forks and Wire Rope.
L. G. Parter and fanilv have been stay Klamath county which is largely to al- <
ing at their homestead on Big Butte.
J. A. Whitman, who has been operat of their Rogue river ranch making .*><*)
ing a mine on Stines Fork, is again in acres in all to grass. As an alfalfa mead
ow yeilds three crops each season of from
two to three tons each, which is selling
D. G. Karnes is home again. He has now in the markets of Jacksonville for
Wen to San Francisco and other points in £10 per ton it can be readily figured out
that an alfalfa farm is an investment ,
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Bates have gone to equalled by but few in any’ine of indus-1
their homestead on Big Butte. They trial or commercial activity.
will lx? gone some time.
Ivan Hu mason has lx-en in town for
Fine Shoe Work and Repairing
1500 pound draft horses suitable for
the past few days. He left for his mines
hauling heavy freight. Apply to Matt
at Cinnabar last Tuesday.
Work for Jacksonville patrons
Mrs. Paul Theirs and daughter, Gerald Calhoun, Phoenix, Oregon.
received by morning train and
ine returned last Monday from Colestin.
finished to lie returned on the
where they have been spending the sum
Second Floor, Adkins Block,
ed with whatphysicianscalled sick head
Shop on I street, opp. S. I’. Depot.
Rev. W. F. Shields, pastor of thr first ache of a very severe character.
Presbyterian church of Medford, has gone doctored with several eminent physicians
to Klamath Falls, his former station, for and at a great expense, only to grow
a short outing.
worse until she was unable to do any
Miss Elvira Hibbard, Mrs. Rose and kind of work. Abont a year ago she be
Miss Lulu Hartzell have returned from an gan taking Chamberlain's Stomach and
Professional Carpet Weaver
outing at Colestin. Miss Hibbard ex Liver Tablets and today weighs more
Fine Photography a Specialty.
pects to return alx>ut the 30th.
than she ever did before and is real well,”
Has «new Flying Shllttlr
says Mr. Geo. K. Wright ot New London, Special attention given to posing
and is prepared to do strictly first
work on carpets and tugs
Slabwood in stove lengths £1.00 per load New York. For sale by City Drug of children. Jill work guaran>
at saw mill—Iowa Lumber C o .
teed. Prices reasonable.
STEEL DAVENPORT LOUNGES
I lie Idlest thing io the Bed and
Lounge line. Come and inspect.
I also take orders for
Harness and Saddles
T. C. NORRIS
MITCHELL, LEWIS & STAVER CO
MEDFORD BRANCH D. T. LAWTON. Mgr.
A FULL LINE OF CENERAL SUPPLIES
H. C. MACKEY
MEDFORD SHOE SHOP
Mrs. A. L. PEACHEY