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About Jacksonville sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1903-1906 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 5, 1904)
Jacksonville, Jackion County, Oregon, Friday, Auguit 5. 1904-
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This Friday being the ninth anniver
sary of the ordination of Rev. Father
Arthur I^me into the priesthood of the
Catholic church the Father will celebrate
this important event in his life by spec
ial church services which will tie held to
day at M:00 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. in St.
Joseph’s Church to which the public is
cordially invited. Sunday will be Father
Lane’s regular appointment for Ashland
and he will hold services at the Catholic
chapel in that place at 930 a. m.
At the recent meeting of the Board of
Regents of the Oregon Agricultural Col
Hills Near Sucker Creek Teem With lege an interesting resolution was offer Hdppeninqs In and About Jackson
ed by Regent John Daly. Tbi« resolution
ville During the Past Week.
Prospectors dnd the Search for provides for making the work of the col
All the Doings About the
lege continuous throughout the year.
treasure Continues Inabated.
County Seat Given In Detail.
The professor» arc nut to la- deprived
of vacations, but these will lie taken in
TIND AITRAGTS GREAT ATTENTION such a way as not to interfere with the
ONLY PAPER PRINTED IN THE CITY
continuity of college work. Mr. Daly
Thomas Keaton left Stiudav in com- 1 said that under the present plan of work
Camping can be made comfortable
piny with hi» >.Id time mining partner, ing nearly one-third of the year is wasted
Ice Cream at the Mcxlel.
be a healtful recreation if the camp is
E. I*. Bauer, who had come to |ack»on- in vacations. The resolution appeared
with the necessary conven
ville la»t week from Chico, California, to to represent the sentiment of the Iroard.
the housefurnisher, can
join Mr Keaton in a pros|x?cting trip hi
It doe» not apja-ar, however, that the
Slabwood in stove lenghts ¿1.00 per
and at prices
the hills we»t and Mouth of Jacksonville. change will lie made at once, ft will load at saw mill—Iowa Lumber Co.
Tlii-v will devote some lime to the Elliott take a little time to accustom the |<-ople
Rev. Father J. D. Murphy is now at without legs, canvas cots, wool slabs,
Creek district, which Mr. Keaton thinks’ to the new idea. The proposed change
Santa Cruz, where he will spend a month and pillows. Hammocks in which to
must contain some rich ledge», a» much 1» in line with what is lieing done at
at that famous California seaside resort. take life easy and small mirrors to tell
co->rsc gold wa* found in carl v day» along many of the liest educational institutions
Chris Ulrichand hitsons Louisand Roy you how fat and brown you are getting
tTis creek. Mr, Keaton wa» a pioneer of the country. The vacation svstem is
miner of Southern Oicgpu but in recent unknown in the great educational insti-| made a fishing trip to Little Applegate to be.
ye irs has been in inanv of the other lead tutions of Germany, and it is the opinion i Sunday and that they caught a goodly
Billy Deniff, George McCune. Fred
ing mining districts of the country but of some of the leading educational autho number of fish is proven by the dozen Fick and Oscar Lewis who are rusticating
he thinks this section now offers the beat ritie» that vacations are much more of a fine trout that Mr. Ulrich presented to at Squaw Lake have sent word to their
inducements of any section of the West detriment than a benefit to students. By I the Sentinel force.
Jacksonville friends that they are hav
lx»th to prospectors and investors ami he abolishing the vacations, the students can
E. T. Staples, who bail been to his ing the time of their lives in their outing
is now going to try his luck once more save a year in the time required to secure home in Ashland for a week, passed at that famous sporting resort. They
here where he made plenty of money a college education.—The Oregon Ancul- through Jacksonville last Saturday on his have killed tour fat deer and caught fish
y< ar> ago.
way to the famous Briggs mine on i in number, too many to count. Fearing
Mr. Keaton came in last wick from a ;
creek which he has bonded and that thev will get the gout from high
Campers will find the best of canned
prospecting trip in company with Deb
living the boys are coming home this
McKee, of Upper Applegate, and Mr. meats, oysters, clams ami canned fruits
E. 1>. Briscoe of Upper Trail Creek was
M< Kee’s sons Bert and Arthur, during pickets syrup and other lunch basket
Miss Gertrude Allen, who has been
necessities at Miller & Bailey’s. Fresh in Jacksonville Wednesday on business at
which they traversed the hills alaiut the
bread daily and cakes furnished loonier. the court house. Mr. Briscoe and his spending the past week in Jacksonville
headwaters of the west forks of Apple- .
G. Briscoe operate a sawmill w*lh her uncle and aunt, Rev. and Mrs.
The traveling public can secure first father,
gale extending their travels to Sucker
to Trail creek but as thev Sanford Snyder and at the home of Mr.
creek where they visited the celebrated
cooked meals at Mr». A. I). Flory’s board use water power they only ron Dae «,11 , and Mrs. G. S. Epperson, vrill return to
Brigg's ledge, the fabulous wealth of ing house on Fifth street two blocks (
during the winter months when the her home in Ashland this Friday. She
which lias created much excitement north of court house.
stream affords plenty of water. They will be accompanied by Willie Henry,
among miners. Mr. Keaton savs that
To get ¡»erfect rest use one of those have a fine body of pine ami fir but be* , the little fellow is to spend a week at the
the ledge is a wonderful sight, the gold silk floss or cotton felt mattresses, They
I ing so far from railroad transportation Allen home in Ashland.
living ill the scams of the ledge in almost are the liest. C. W. Conklin.
and having but a limited local trade they
pure form and is taken out in large
Keep your floors clean by the nse of ! do not find it profitable to put in steam Eavors Mr. Vawter Tor Speaker.
chunks. He »aw over ¿3,000. in gold Dustine. Sold at Conklin's furniture
Hon. H. von der Hellen was in Jack
power and run the mill during the num-
that the Briggs had taken from the ledgr store.
Monday from his fine stock
, mer months. Mr. Briscoe stated that
and which thev had not sold, keeping it
If you want to rent a farm or have land : their school will close in two weeks a ranch at Wellen. Mr. von der Hellen is
as evidence of the richness of their find
to rent see T. C. Norris, Medford.
term of five months, which has been very- one of the three representatives from
which has prolmdlv netted them ¿10,000
Jackson county in the Oregon legislature
or more. They have the ledge opened
Trespass notices on cloth sent by mail successful under the charge of Miss Chris
which meets at Salem next January.
but three feet deep ami for a distance of to anv address for fl .1X1 a dozen.
Already there is much interest as to who
thirty feet ami the Ixittom shows as rich
i« to be speaker of the house of represen-
as it did al the surface, Tnc claim lias
taives and several candidates for that
lacil bonded bv E T. Staples, of Ash
' position are now in the field. Among
land, who is preparing to fully develop
these candidates is Hon. W. I. Vawter
it, with a good paos|*ect of it yielding
, one of the representatives for this county.
a fortune to him.
Of his candidacy Mr. von der Hellen
Mr. Keaton says the hills of the Suck
stated that he should give Mr. Vawter
er creek district are fairly alive with
his hearty support and he was sure that
prosjcctors, drawn thitlii r In the famous
■ Hon. D. H. Jackson the other member
Briggs »trike, they seeing from ten to
[ would also support Mr. Vawter. From
fifteen men each day they were in that
information that Mr. von der Hellen
•action. He says there are also many
had received from other parts of the
prospectors in the Applegate lulls ami so
state he thought that Mr. Vawter would
thorough is the pro»|>eciing being done
stand an excellent chance to gain the
that some big strikes are likely to be
coveted position for which he is so well
made this season.
qualified to fill.
Mr. von der Hellen’s family have been
Gold Hill Development Company.
spending the past few weeks at McAllister
The alx»ve company has completed ar
Springs where they were camped in
rangements to Hist ill a power plant and
company with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gass
custom smelter at (told Hill, Oregon.
relatives of Mrs. von der Hellen. These
The lilial survey has been made by J. S.
springs are on the north fork of Little
Howard, and water sufficient will be
Butte, 10 miles from the base of Mt. Pitt
available al the lowest stage of the river
and being located in the green fir woods
to generate SOOfl horse piwer. The re
where the trees are so dense and tall that
gion through which the line will extend
the sun seldom shines on the ground and
is la-tween Ashland ami ('.rants Pass ami
as the delation is nearly 6,(NX) feet the
all intermediate points. The company
air is very cool and bracing. The water
will have about 1MNN) horse power over
of these springs is not so foul to the taste
and above its own requirements to dis
as that of some mineral springs and it is
pose of, at a very reasonable rate. Con
highly benetical to persons of low-
sumers desiring current for light or pow
vitality. There is a fine wagon road to
er will please address
the springs and the streams thereabout
afford fine trout fishing. There are now
Gen. Man., Gold Hill, Or«-.
fully 20 tents pitched in the nretty ter
above the springs, the campers be
When bilious take Chamberlain's
ing from all parts of Jackson county and
Stomach and Liver Tablets. For Sale by
a few from Grants Pass.
City Drug Store.
4 Biff Reduction In Prices
For the Balance of Stock