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. THE MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE, MEDEORD, OREGON", TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 3909.
FORTY CANDIDATES FOR
HIGHER MASONIC HONORS
SPOKANE, WASH., Nov. & For
v nnntliriutcM will receive dcirrees
from the fourth to the thirty-seeoml
inclusive, at the convocation of the
Scottish Rite Masons of the Spokane
jurisdiction in this city the week of
Novemher 22. Sovereign urnnci
Commander James D. Richardson, 33d
degree, and Sovereign Grand Jasper;
tor General Ernest Hcrtrand Ilussoy,
331 dcKreo, will bo in attendance,
others assisting being W. S. McCrca
and F. E. Michools o Spokane, who
received tho 33d dcfiiee at Washing
ton.vD. 0., lately, and Rev. Dr. Wil
Ham J. Hindloy, pastor o Pilgrim
Concrecational church and chaplain
to the Spokane chamber of commerce,
and Richard B. Hams, also of this
citv. who wore elected Knights' Com
iniinders of the Court of Honor. The
Spo'k'anb chapter, which has 37o
members, is nrrnnginp a series of
receptions and banquets in connoc
tion with the ceremonials, at which
itjis.cxpcclcd.thero will be 500 visi
tors from' various parts of the Unit
ud States and Canada.
WILL HAVE TO AGAIN
SELL KLAMATH BONDS
KLAMATH FALLS, Or., Nov. 2.
Despite tho fact that tho taxpay
ers of the city of Klamath Falls vot
ed a ,14f),000 bond for tho construc
tion of a sewerage system, tho city
will bo without sowers until next
' year. " As has been previously stat
ed, the council accepted tho bid of
Kcan & Co. of Chicago. Investiga
tion disclosed that the firm was not
sufficiently responsible. Tho bonds
wero then passed up to Morris & Cu
of Portland, 'the 'second highest bid
dors. Morris & Co. trimmed their or
iginal bid about $000. Tho comic'
hns practically concluded to readvor
tiso tho bonds. Mayor F. T. Sander
son is heartily in favor of this move
Jt is believed that tho bonds cau bo
sold to better advantage than
cither of the bids mentioned had been
accepted, Klamath Falls is rapidly
increasing in population and in its
TEA SUCCESSFULLY GROWN
AT MYRTLE POINT, COOS CO.
MARSIIFIELD, Or., Nov. 2.
That lea can bo successfully grown
in Coos county hns been clearly dem
onstrated by J. O. Stemmlcr of Myr
tie Point. On his ranch near Dora
ho has a good crop of tea and has
brought iiJn supply of leaves, which
he does each year, to supply his fam
ily table. The tea is of the regular
IIo secured tho plants from Wash
ington some years ago, and hns made
a perfect success m growing tho cr ip.
He is convinced that the valley anur.
try n little back from the ocean in
Coos county is adapted to tea cul
tu re, and that thoro will bo a good
yield if care is taken in protecting
the plants the first year they are in
Mr. Stemmlcr nlso is growing wa't
nuts. He 110341008 7 'years old, and
this yenr has produced sdmo of as
fine walnuts as will bo found nnv-
whero in tho state.
POULTRY PAYS BIG
DIVIDENDS TO FARMERS
TOPEKA, Kan., Nov. 2. Statis
tics prepared 'by the United States
board of agriculture show thai the
earnings of poultry in tho United
States in ono, year were greater than
tho value of either tho cotton crop,
wheat crop or swino output..
Tho latest report of the depart
mont showed that tho valuo of tho
egg output for n single year amount
od to more than $200,000,000 Twelve
years ago tho farmers of Kansas be
gan to pay moro attention to their
poultry, and this state has bocomn
tho greatest poultry state in tho
Union. Tho product of tho hen is
rapidly paying off tho mortgages on
many farms, and tho business hns
reached a point where tho laying ca
pntiity and profit of hens is a para
SCHEDULED TO DIE AT
30, LIVES TO 97 ON PIE
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 2. In Belleville
lives JJcnjiunin West, nged 1)7,
straight as an arroW and spry as a
young man, who attributes his long
evity to pie. Despite the fact that
pio, in a double sense, is about the
shortest thing there is, it will ma1;o
you live longer if you stick to it as
a steady diet, Mr. West says.
Any kind of pio will do, from
Washington pio to lemon meringue.
All are equally stimulating and help
ful, says this wonderful old man.
FOURTEEN NEW BABIES
CAME DAY AFTER CIRCUS
DANVILLE, Va., Nov. 2. In tho
saimi suburb of Danville, in the same
neighborhood and on the same day
two uaia of triplet, throe pairs oi
twin and two regular babies, a to
tal of 11 children, born to seven fam
ilies, is tho unprecedented rtiuoi'd "f
Sehoojfiold. The xtork onuio iu the
wake of tho circus that visited tho
oily tho day before, and he loft some
thing of a circus behind him.
The, Rogue Rivor Sooioty of Nn
tjvo Pennflylvaniana moots Saturday,
Novcmbor 13, at 11 a. m. in tho Pres
byterian church, Modford. A basket
dinner at 12 o'olook noon, Each
one is requested to bring a basket of
good thingH and to help in having n
good time. Como yourself and brills'
all the Pennsylvaninns with you. A
good program and music.
J. E. Watt, president j W. F.
Counterfeit Antiques Openly Manu
factured In Italy.
Sneaking of the manufacture of
counterfeit paintings In Italy, n writer
In the National Itevlew says that some
times genuine old pictures are really.
discovered In peasants' houses, bu
rarely In good condition.
The peasants linvp n disastrous trick
of mooing pictures with onions to
clean them. By so doing they fnke off,
not only tho varnish, tint the precious
pntlnn and certain colors. In many
cases leavlnc nnly tho mere gold back
ground (supposing ' hp picture Is of
that ilate) and Hie more deeply Incised
lines. Thesi wrecks nrp eagerly bought
for n trifle by art dealers, who employ
skilled experts to restore or rntlier to
remake them on tho bnfJs of the origi
Pictures of the early period with
gold backgrounds and quaint drafts
manship are regularly manufactured,
especially at Slenn. whore the panels
can bo seen openly drying before the
shop doors. Their foundation Is a pan
el properly worm oaten and chemically
aged, painted on the gesso ground that
was tho basis for all pictures of that
epoch and to which they owe their lu
Such pictures ore often made up out
of a number of really old but ruined
pictures and arc an ingenious puzzlo
that require dexterity, taste and knowl
edge to construct.
No Time For Llttlo Boyi.
An Edinburgh gcutleman died tho oth
er day, und a small boy, open eyed and
silent, watched while the coflln was
placed In the hearse.
"Have you said your prayers, Wil
lie?" said his mother, after tucking
tilrn Into bed that night.
"No, iqauima," said Willie.
"Well, say them now."
"I'm not going to say any prayers
tonight," replied Willie, with tho air
of one who bad fully made up his
"But you must."
"No. uot tonight." Wllllo persisted.
"Why not?" asked tho mother Id as
"It's uo use," said Wllllo. "They
will bo so busy In heaven tonlgut un
packing Mr, Jones that they will have
no time to listen to the prayers of llt
tlo boys." Edinburgh Dtspntch.
NOTHING DOING IN FREE
SPEECH LINE IN SPOKANE
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 2. Mem
hers of the Industrial Workers of the
World will not be permitted to make
demonstrations on tho streets in
Spokane on November 22, which, ac
cording to circulars issued by that
organization to locals throughout the
northwest, has been designated as
"Free Spcoch day."
There is a city ordinance prohib
iting all except religious organiza
tions from street speaking, and Mayor
Nelson S. Pratt declares this will
bo enforced if ho has to call upon
tho war department to furnish troops
from Fort George Wright, tlixeo miles
west of Spokane, whore Lioutenant
Colonel Aborcrombic, commandant,
has eight companies of colored sol
diers, recently returned from tho
Mayor Pratt will instruct Chief of
Police Sullivan to issue orders to tho
polico department to arrest all vio
lators of the city ordinance, and up
on conviction tho prisoners will be
sent to tho rock pile. Tho order has
gone forth to tho effect that if the
prisoners do not work they shall not
ent. The prisoners will, also be given
two baths daily during their terms of
THE ELEPHANT IN BATTLE.
Most Docile Yet Courageous and Faith
ful of Animals.
Of tho docility of the'elephunt there
is uo need to multiply examples. It Is
said that In India native women some
times when called awny Intrust their
babies to the core of "the handed. one."
confident that they will bo safe and.
Rut of all elephant stories surely the
finest Is that which tells how tho
standard bearing elephant of the I'elsh
wn won n grcnt victory for Its Mali'
ratta lord. At the moment when the
elephant had been told to halt Its inn
hout was killed. The shock of battle
closed around It, and the Mahratta
forces were borne back, but still tho
elephant stood, and tho standard which
It carried still Hew, so that tho I'elsh
wa's soldiers could not believe that
they wero Indeed being overcome and.
rallying. In their turn drove the enemy
backward till the tide swept pnst the
rooted elephant and left It towering
colossal among the slain. TJie tight
was over and won. and then they
would have had the elephant move
from the battlcllcld. but It waited still
for the dead man's voice.
For three days and nights It remain
ed where It hid been told to remain,
and neither bribe uor threat would
move It till they sent to the village on
the Ncrbudda. n hundred miles riway.
nnd fetched the mahout's little son. n
round eyed, lisping child, nnd then nt
last the hero of that victorious day.
remembering how Its mnster had often
In brief absence delegated nuthorlty to
the child, confessed Its nlloglance and
with the shattered battle harness
clanging at each stately stride swung
sloxyly along the rood behind thotboy.
TO CARRY 14-INCH GUNS
SHIPS MUST BE HEAVIER
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2. Should
the govornment decide to change
frojn 12-inch to 14-inch guns for the
main bntterics of our fleet, the inno
vation with affect only the ships to
bo hereafter designed. Even the1
mighty Delaware, now undergoing her
unofficial trials, is not strong
enough to accommodate tho hugo
The first gun of this bore is rap
idly Hearing completion. It will bo
given its tryout nt tho Indian Head
proving grounds noxt spring. Tho
now gun will weigli 72 tons, only 7
tons heavior than the l-inch. - Tho
velocity of a shell fired from tho 14
inch will bo slightly less thnn that of
tho 12. But the 14-inch nnnor-picrc-
inn alinll will .i.i.rvl. 110n nntitwlti
whorcas tho 12-inch weighs 870
pounds, and it will haVo a capacity
for penetration of nearly two inches
grenter thickness of ordinary steel
armor. It will rcquiro a 400-pound
propelling chnrge, and the new shell
will carry double tho bursting charge
of tho 12-inch.
HOOD RIVER APPLES
NEARLY ALL GONE
HOOD RIVER, Or., Nov. 2. Witli
6no or two exceptions, nothing ro
mains in.placo of the hnndsomo Hood
River apple show, which delighted
hundreds of visitors during the pas,!,
tow days. Larly this morning apple
packers and shippers wero at work
repacking nnd nailing up tho boxes
Tho carload which tho Applcgrow
ers' Union will send to Chicago was
rapidly gotten together, nnd will bo
started for its destination in the next
day or two. Several of tho small ox
hibits will bo taken to Portland for
display there. Others have been
bought at a high figure by Eastern
visitors, and will bo sent' to New
York, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and
oilier cities for their own use.
- Tho fair wus n financial success,
nnd the proposition to erect a per
manent fruit fair building received
substantial assistance during its
progress. It is the intention to raise
enough money by subscription to pur
chase a suitable sito in tho center of
tho city and to hnvo tho building
ready for tho fair next year.
A plan of building that has boon
suggested is puo pavilion shaped so
as, to allow of all the exhibits being
placed on the sides, leaving tho cen
ter open for tho accommodation o
POPULAR YOUNG COUPLE OF
GRANTS PASS ARE MARRIED
Cynics was the mime applied to a
cuool pf philosophers founded by An
tlsjhcnes. n pupil of Socrates. Tho
main tonot of the extreme cynics was
Hint civilization Is n curse, and true
happiness can be obtained only by
gratifying the most primary physical
appetites which tnnr Imp In common
with brutes. The general attitude of
the cynics ns distinguished from that
of the stoics, who regarded everything
In the external world with Indlffer
once, was one of contempt They were
not an Important philosophical school
numerically, but attracted attention
largely br their eccentricities and Inso
lence Qn account of thalr contempt
for rellueiutnt their name came subso- ,
quently to b applied to any ono who
takes a mean view of human life - j
New Vork American.
A Little Crowded.
A backwoodnumn went to New York
city for the tlrst time, says the Satur
day Evening Post. IIo stopped at a
Broadway hotel which was pretty well
downtown. Next morning his nephew,
who lives In New York, came to take
him out and show him the sights. They
walked down Broadway until they got
to Canal street. The' backwoodsman
stopped nnfl contemplated the great
congestion of trafllc there, hundreds of
trucks going every way. .
"Son." he said to his nephew, "you
have a nice city here, but It 'pears ta
me that your folks Is a hull passel be
hind In their haulln',"
Didn't Care For Him.
Little llca.nor' mother was an
American, while hor futlior was a Ger-
One day after Eleanor Imd been sub
jected to rather severe disciplinary
measures at the hands of her father
she called her mother Into another
room, closed tho door slgnlllcnutly nud
said, "Mother, I don't want to meddle
In your business, hut I wish you'd
send, that husband of yours back to
Germany." Ladles' Homo Journal.
Blobhs ITenpeckko thinks you aro
the Quest fellow lu tho world, now
did you manage to make such an Im
pression? Slnbbs Oh, I pretended to
bo surprised when he told mo ho was n
married mant Philadelphia Record,
Wo nro Grower Ttnr tlliwct from ui
Our Trvtni n crunn strlctlr
Write for ttvo coUlou, Lrin itock of
Chalet fruit, Nut in J Ornamental Tri, Grtpt
L'ln.. Km.M r.,,1, PI..I. 4 Ck.i.kh.nj
w Tiik Hai t i's Nmisi-im-9
Paul de Anna
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GRANTS PASS, Or., Nov. 2. Miss
Ella Shvago and Roy Harper, two
of Grants Pass' popular young pco
plo, wero married at the homo of the
bride's parents of East A strcot ves-
orday afternoon nt 4 o'clock. Only
tho family and a fow of tho most
liitnnato friends wero present. Both
the contracting parties have been ac
tive iu Methodist church circles nnd
have a wide circle of friends. They
left on tho evening trnin for Portland,
where the groom is interested in tho
GRANTS PASS, Or., Nov. 2. A.
II. Hamilton, formerly of West Vir
ginia died last weok and a short
service was hold at the undertaking
parlors yesterday aftornoon. He had
been a rosidont o Grants Pnss for
tho past two years. Ho was a mem
ber of the Woodmen of the .World and
had just taken two degrees in tho
Masonic ordor. Tho widow will eavo
on the evening, train witli the body
for Nnmpa, Idaho, where tho inter
ment will take plncc.
Every Day Something New
for the next two months I will show the finest stock
of Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Sterling Silver
Toilet Sets, Sterling 'Silver Novelties, Cut Glass, Sil
verware and Clocks I have ever slr-wn.
P. S.. Remember, I carry the three bes"1. articles
made Gorham Sterling Silver, Hawkes & Lib'by's
Rich Cut Glass.
Near P. O.
Adjoining Hillcrest orchard and con
tain unexccletl deep, rich soil. Rea
sonable prices and generous terms.
OREGON ORCHARDS SYNDICATE
SELLING AGENTS ROGUE RIVER VALLEY
P. O. Hansen.
. Tom Moffat.
We make any kind and style of windows. We carry
glass of any size on hand.
Medford Sash & Door Co.
Just Arrived From Holland
Full arid Complete line of bulbs. Best Line of
Lawn Grass in the city
Ornamentals and small fruits
50,000 Mo. I
last at $25
You will do well do get our prices, before buying
ROGUE RIVER NURSERY
O. F.' COOK, Proprietor
ROGUE RIVER VALLEY DEPOT