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MEDFORD arATTI TRIBUNE, arEDTTORD, OREGON, MONDAY, JHNK 21, 1012,
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Offlcn Mull Trlhuno llllllrtluir, 25-27-26
(UJOltaiC PUTNAM Editor and Mutineer
Knlprml tin pccoml-elnns matter n
Medforil. OrpRon, under the Act of
March 3. 187J.
Official Paper of tho City of Medford.
Official lnpor of JnckHon County.
Ono yrnr, by mnll 15.00
Ono month, tiy mull...., CO
I'or month, dnllvoreil by carrier In
MMfnrd, Juclisotivlllo and Cen
tral Point SO
RnttirOny onlyv by mnll, per year.. 5.00
Weekly, per yonr 1.60
Dally nverniri tor rloven months end
ing November 30, 1911, 2751.
XnU Seated Wlr United Ttw
Tho Mnll Tribune Is on fain at tho
Ferry News Ktnml, snn Krnncmca.
rortland Ilotol News Stnnrt, Portland,
ttowmrm Newa Co., Portland. Ore.
W. O. Whitney, Soattlc. Wah.
Metropolis of Southern orecon and
Northern California, ami tha fastest
KrowlnR city In Oregon.
Populntlon U. S. census 19108840;
1'lvo hundred thousand dollar Gravity
Water System complotcu. Riving finest
Bupply puro mountain vrator, and 17.3
t.,11 nf itt roots luiveiL
Postofflco receipts for year ending
November 30, 1911, show Increase of l
Winner fruit city In Orojron Itoiruo
Itlver SpIttenberK npplca won sweep
stakes prize nnd title of
"Appls Xing' of tbs "Worl4"
at the National Apple Show. Spokane,
1909, and a car of Nowlowna won
X!rtt Pxisw la 1910
at Canadian International Ap!e Show,
Vancouver. 11. C.
rirst Frls la 1911
at Hpokano National Apple Show won
by carload of Newtown. . . .
Ttocue lltvor pears brought highest
prices In all markets of the world dur
ing the past six years. ....
Write Commercial Club. Incloslnp 6
cents for postage for the fineat commu
nity pamphlet ever published.
A FULL TICKET
At a mass convention hold by the
socialists of- Jackson county in this
city Saturday afternoon a platform
was adopted for tho coming- election
and placed a full ticket, in the field.
Tho platform follews:
"We, the Socialists ot Jackson
county, Oregon, in mass convention
assembled, hereby endorse the prinr
ciplcs ot International Socialism, and
tho national and state platform.
Tho socialist party Is tho political
expression ot the economic interests
of the workers. Its defeats have
been their defeats and its victories
their victories. It is a party founded
upon the science and laws of social
development. It proposes, sinco nil
social necessities today, are socially
produced, the means of their produc
tion shall bo socially owned and
That the working class may come
in possession of the means ot produc
tion, they should organize both on the
plltlcal and Industrial field.
To assist tho workers In their
strugglo for power wo demand the
1. Unrestricted and equal suf
frage for both men and women.
2. Tho abolition of tho contract
system on all public works.
Wo pledge all our candidates to
tho principles herein annunciated.
The socialists announced their can
didates as follews:
Representatives for Jackson coun
ty, It. G. Satchwoll and D, C. White
County Judge, W. II. Breeso of Tal
ent. County commissioner, George II.
Millar, Medford, two-year term; Har
voy Richardson, Agate, four-year
School superintendent, Amandus
Iltttcher, of Medford.
County clerk-, C. P. Bowman,
County recorder, John Itetcr,
County Assessor, B. J. Odell,
County Sheriff, V. E. W; Smith,
County trensurtr, J. A. Smith, of
County surveyor, E. W. Cooper, of
County coroner, Dr. E. Davis, of
Joint representative, Douglas and
JoHcphliio counties, C. .A. Strlcicland
of Ashland. '
A precipitation of .37 of an Inch
on Suturday night inudo tho total
rnlufnll for tho storm just past 1,06,
and tho total for the month 1.95 or
about double tho normal which Is
t While clouds will 'probably llngor
tpdny nnd Tuesday no inoro rain Is
HAL RAIN FOR
' JUNE IS DOUBLED
CE. SP13NCE, C. L. Shaw and B. G. Luedy, executive
committee of the state Grange, are out with an attack
in tho Portland Labor Press, upon the Home Rule Good
Konds bilL bcim? circulated1 by the Medford Commercial
club. 'Che gentlemeu are sponsors Cor the clusy Grange
road bills now being circulated, measures approved by but
few granges and no one else. The grange committee's ap
peal reads as follews:
"To OrgnnUod Laber:
Tho undersigned officers of tho Oregon State Ornngo heroby appeal
to tho voters of Oregon to support good roads.
They can do so by signing Initiative Road bill petitions "Submitted by
tin Stntu Oraniw."
Tho Grange bills It passed will give the people of Oregon direct nay
whore roads shall bo located, how tho money shall bo voted, how expended,
wlint labor and material may be employed.
The so-called Harmony bills, giving absolute power to a few state and,
county officials to select roads and expend money in their construction, are
Rut privilege and power din hard. Somo men believe they nro God
appointed and God-anointed to rule. Hence the Initiative petition
fathorod by Medford men who oppose the peoplo's rule.
This boss rule bill, If enacted, means the absolute power of tho Judges
of the county court to call bond uloetlons, then select tho road's after bonds
are voted, tho people to pay. With all respect due our judges, wo bollevo
tho people directly Interested should retain this power. Thnt is tho reason
for tho Grange bills."
Most of this is a senseless demagogic appeal to class
prejudice and though perhaps worthy of the soap box ora
tor endeavoring o arouse class consciousness, is entirely
unworthy of the executive committee of the state grange
an organization that is being prostituted by unscrupulous
leaders Cor political purposes, thus destroying its useful
ness. The Home "Rule Good Roads bill means just what, its
name implies. Count courts are authorized to call road
bond elections, and a majoritv of the people must approve
.at the polls before bonds can
procccdure regarding amount of bonds, selection ot roads
to be improved, and other details are left for the counties
themselves to determine, thus giving every county home
rule in the expenditure of its road money.
Under the Home Hide bill county courts .can handle
the funds, or they can appoint a commission to. They can
designate the roads or call local conventions to designate
them. There is nothing in the measure to prevent any
county from adopting the cumbersome methods suggested
by the Grange bills, if desired, or from following any
scheme or plans desired.
One thing is certain, people will not vote for bonds
unless they know when, where and how the money is to
be expended, and as the farmers constitute a large per
centage of the voters, their approval is essential, and it will
not be forthcoming if they
Conditions that fit one
Counties like Jackson with
needed, should' not be limited
upon counties with only one short mam highway, like
As each eitv is the best .iudere of its needs, and has
been given home rule in Oregon, so is each county the best
nudge ot its needs, and also should be given, the latitude
of home rule in managing its affairs.
In endeavoring to, dictate to all the counties in Oregon
the manner in which they must expend their own road
money, the Grange officials are guilty of an unwarranted
interference in matters that do not concern them.
Let the Grange officials run the Grange and cease
trying to manage Oregon. It is rank presumption on their
part to constitute themselves guardians of the state as
bad a presumption, as it is for the Portland coterie back
of the compromise road bills to also assume the role of
dictators to the commonwealth.
The people of each count' know what is best for, their
own localities all that they ask is the chance to spend
their own money as they want to and this opportunity is
afforded by the Home Rule road bill.
SIGN UP FOR WATER.
E' LSE WHERE in this issue isgiven the list of those who
' have signed up for irrigation under the proposed canal
extensions of the Rogue River Canal Co. The list shows
many of the most progressive farmers and orchardists who
fully realize the need of water.
But the list should be ten times as long; Only a small
fraction of the land under the proposed extensions is signed
up. It is up to every land owner to act at once, for irriga
tion will double the value of his
Tlie present wet season is an-object lesson m the value
of irrigation. The greatest hay and grain crops in recent
years await cutting. The record vegetable- and potato
crop wilL be harvested. Young orchards have grown phe
nominally and the fruit buds for the coming year are
setting very heavy, assuring a large fruit crop for next
Do not delay signing up for water if you are a land
owner. Prove your progressivoness while you have a
DaLtJMOHE, M1., Juno 24. Vice
ProHirfcntiul booms sprouted in tho
lire-convention wimps toduy. Most of
iho boosting was donp by friends of
the cuiididutCK. Mont of llioso men
tioned either bcine; too coy to hnenk
of it, or cine dctenniucd to land first
plucu or none, The only open and
avowed running mate, wuh Mayor
Preston of Kultiiuore, who is backed
1)y the Maryland dclcgulioiiH, and tho
people of Baltimore.
Thq booms IhutlilosKorned today
included those of Governor John
Hurko of Iforth Dakota; Hepresentn
tive Francis Hiirtou Harrison of New
York; ox-Governor W. L, Douglass
of MttssiichusettHj ox-Governor Jns.
A. Montague of Virginia mid Clark
JIowcll of Atlanta, Gii.
Tho Glurk pooplo any tlioy -want
be issued. The methods of
do not have a voice in road
count, do not fit another.
a thousand miles- of highwav
with the restrictions imposed
land and threblc-its output.
Governor Wilson. to takeseoond place
if Clark heads tho ticket; tho Wilson
camp say they would bo satisfied
with Marshall of Indiana or Hurko of
North Dakota. Mnyor William .1,
Gnynor's friends say ho won't, oonsidr
or tho vice presidency, preferring to
remain mayor of Now York City.
Would Knlaigo Soldiers Home
Praising tho present management
of tho Soldiers' Home, at Roseburg,
but declaring that It is not large
onough to accommodate tho soldlors
making application for admittance to
it, tho G. A, R. this afternoon passtl
a resolution asking tho legislature for
au appropriation to enlarge the Insti
tution, Capital Journal.
W. A. Flnloy, D.D., president of tho
Oregon Agricultural collogo from
18C5 to 1871, when tho grerat school
hero was a South Methodist Institu
tion and known as "Corvallls Col
lege," died ut Suuta Rosa, Calif., on
'Juno 18. He was 78 yearn, of ugo,
and dlod ot general debility, Cor
MANY SIGNING UP FOR
1 CANAL EXTENSIONS
(ContliVuod from L'nRQ 1)"'
i i pi i ' 'ii
owned by parties not signed up 't
51941 acres the building oCJhl
canal la assured na soon uh 2000
acres are, subscribed for.
Nnmea ot patties under tho pro
posed High and Mlihllo Idno Canals,
which will ho. constructed provided
1 0,000 acres nro contracted for and
for which at thin time a petition to
the Cannl company for the construc
tion of thoHo ennuis Is being circu
lated, those canals romprlHu Units
.1, 4, 5 and G.
This petition Is signed by the rol
J. T. Sullivan, ISO ocres; Hoover
& lngalls, IGG acres; R. l Cowglll,
MS acres; A. C. Abrains, CO acres;
Hlllcrest Orchard Co., SO acres; U.
N. Warner, 1G acres: Klrby U, Miller,
li acres; h. Worthtngton,, 10 nures;
Uorkloy Orchnrd Co., M0 acres;
Drown & Mloklot 20 acres; J. Wels,
17 acres; Jnmus A. Perry, 30 acres;
F. h. Carpenter, 10 acres; Ira Dodge,
10 acres: W. Q. Kntpps. 10 acres:
IMward Judy, 20 acres: Wilson Crlt
xer, 40 acres; T. P. Walters. 3 acres;
A. K. Ware, lis, acres; J. W. Me
Clatchy, 12 acres; C. Rlnklng. 10
acres; F. L. Hopping, 5 acres; W. R.
Uunb, 1G acres;, II. C. Stoddard, H
acres; A. O. Datley, 10 acres; James
Campbell, 10 acre; U. C. Coleman,
20 acres: Polk Hull. G acres; R par
ties with four acres and less,' 10
acres. Total, 1.04U acres.
It had pruvlouuly been reported
that almost 2.000 acres hud been
signed up for, this number Included
the Hopkins Kxteaslon which Is re
Since thero are but 23,000 'acres of
land In the districts under the High
and Mlddlo Line caitaU It will be
necessary for tho land owners to sub
scribe at lxist one half of thero
holdings. Thero are a number who
subscribed for all of thtlr lauds
but thoro are also many who sub
scribe much less. Committees who
have been appointed at the Irriga
tion meeting are now making n
strenous effort In securing tho de
sired petitioners for the 10,000 acres,
they will visit tho several localities
"which are covered by tho proposed
canals and hope to moot with, ulti
Following aro tho views of a few-
of tho ranchers and business men
of tho valley regarding the preject:
Fred Hopklna of Snowy Dutto Or
chards: I'shalljnako my wntor pay
by tho pasturage I get through irri
gation after I have harvested my bar
ley, thp soil contains enough natural
food growth to produce pasturage
crops, provided tho grain field Is pro
perly Irrigated after It, Is cut. You
may tell the orchardlst south of you
thnt wo have no shortage of pear
crops, our tree now look better nnd
our crop will exceed any previous
year. I attribute this to our last
year's Irlgatlon, during the fruit
growing season when the settings for
tho following year are being formed
wo aro almost In a position now to
assuro our crops for tho following
year, all through the success of pro
per Irrigation. If you have any scep
tics send them down to. our orchards
and let them see that wntor In tho
right time Is as Important as. tho
sun rays In the three summer months,
W. I). Stone Central Peint: Yes
have signed up 1G of my 22 acres
and would bo willing, to give a prem
ium above the stipulated price If I
had tho water for the months of July,
an 1 August of this year on my or
chards. They cannot build It to
soon for me.
J. A. Perry, Medferd: I hnvo
signed up .10 acres of my land and
would bo willing to give G00 above
the company's prlca It I could get thu
water this year. I bollevo that tho
building ot the Irrigation cnnnls will
mean better land values. Our crops
would become a staplo artlclo not
nlono for Its superiority but In size,
color and annual production. A regu
lar market once established will con
tinue from year to yeur and will Im
prove, In years.
i J. W. Davidson, Control Peint:
J bought my land- In 1011 with tho
undorstnndlng that tho land was un
dor tho lllie of the, oatms to bo built
fim that I would procure water for
irrigation, I don't want any dry farm
ing in mlno, while wo did not need
any irrigation bo far this yeur, wo
w.'il want It for our second, third
and possible fourth ciop of alfalfa
hr.y, In tho months of July, August
and1 September, if I could ,got this
Irrigation, l;i Ihcao months my .yield
of nlfnlla would bo assured of 9 toiiH
to tho litre. Last' your It was less
than G, which Is considered a fair
crop (opF.tdotlng tho shortage of tho
1011 rain fell. Yos If you can bring
It about ly all means vi'sli it along
you cannot put It to strong for mo,
W. J. Hill: I can soil any of tho
laud In the Rogito River valley quick
or und easlor with a water, right nnd
add tho s'Jir.c to the cosi, '.f ill land.
Veiy fow pc-ni.'t will jo"M;'' buy
ing unless vjiir Is ussuro.l. I.aud
'.villi water ie worth dotiblo what It Is
Without, Cnmu cn with tho water, ij
.iu ready t t'pii u for nil the land
1 have that the ditch will cover,
Wilson Crltsor, Detroit. Mich., vIh
Itlng Mldtord mvyt Through the
advice, of Prof. O'ltm three years
agu 1 purchased 10 acres of land In
Miction 10' near Phoenix and I urn
more thiiii plonnod wllh my Invent
incut. I am surprlHcd of Iho growth
of )tmr valley since my last vllt.
Jt'liu advantages your district bus over
other localities can bo readily seen.
il liuvo Itmruml uf tho canal euter
,prlse and ut once consulted with Mr.
O'dura who nunln advised inn to pro
cure n water right. I therefore
Imvu Hlgnodt up for the whole trout
,of 10 acres and hope that the canals
will tm built at- an early day.
CIihh. l.cbo or the Medford Really
,nuit Improvement company. Just
iih Important to tho nation the
building or the Panama Canal for the
ilncrcaxo of commerce Is that, or the
building of tht Irrigation canals In
,thu Uoguo lllvor valley for the In
crease or soil produula. Isvttry live
person who Is at nil Interest In Ibis
'valley may ho be mi owner of laud,
a merchant, mechanic ur laborer,
should hnvo publle spirit enough Hi
help and make It possible to con
struct the proposed canals. The ex-
Ipcndtttirtt of thu ono and u half mil
lions ot dollars for the construction
'of tin wo cnnalH menus tho marking
of thu creates! agriculture district
'on this coast, It will mean reliable.
'erops, stofldy, markets, good
'.land values audi good llmcH. If I
;cuu be of any help, command me.
I C: M. ICliIil: l have signed up 10
of my "0 acres for water near Cen
tral Point, that ought to show where
't stand. I want to see every far
mer sign up for at IcmHt one-halt or
his acreage. I will menu so much
ror everybody In our valley. Our
'yields of crops do not now compare
'favorably with other sections nnd
'surely thero Is no oxciihu other than
lack of practical farming uf which
the most essential Item Is proper Ir
rigation. If you run short sen me
again, I may cumo through for a
little more of It.
, J. D. Hell: It Is my candid opin
ion that If the required 10,000 acres
iire pledged and thu building of the
canals Is assured that every land
'owner will have Kirned more, either
by his team, or by work on the canals.
by sale of reed and country products,
more than his rirst Installment, von
payment would amount to beforu. It
was due. 1 understand it Is the In
tention ot tho Rogue River Canal Co.
to give preference to the tanners or
'the valley tor the hire of help nnd
purchase of needed supplies, and
.everything with tho exception of
powder and cement will bo products
at tho valley.
' Dr. J. F. Reddy: Tho building of
tho High and Middle Line Cannls at
an expenditure of over ono million
dollars In the valley and among the
-peaplo of tlto valley means a great
deal and. It Is every persons duty to
encourage this project. Everybody
will get a piece ot this 'big chunk. I
venture to sny that land In this val
ley will Increase from 30 to GO per
cent In value as soon ua water Is
C. U. Renmcs: Tiy all means If 1
had farming luud, orchards or even a
truck garden I would want water on
every Inch of It. Tho time will come
soqn thnt a piece of laud without n
water privilege will not bt worth con
sidering. W. M. Celvlg: With a llttlo of
tlto Medford spirit, everybody pulling
for tho good cause, thero should bo
no difficulty In procuring tho desired
10,000 acres asked for by tho Canal
company to build tho canals, I will
mean nn Increase of population In our
valley, It would' moan more crops and
many mora .mouths to feud. Yes,
7011 may sny I am with you and If I
can bo of any serylco to you Just sny
Titany additional Interviews hnvo
'been secured dealing with this sub
ject but lack of Hpaco prevents their
publication In tills Issuo.
Wu. uro now. serving
limtK 'IS OURMKOUMWA
Or turn ( t
No Ico Cream Powdor
No Gelatin of any, kind.
THE FIRST PAIR OF
GLASSES SHOULD BE
' VERY CAREFULLY t
llro Hie filling Is Scientific
The Suit Man
Call nnd' look over twelve hundred
samples or tho latest weaves In
A made tu your ineiuuiro null, ab
solutely guaranteed to rlt, guaran
teed all puro wool and guaranteed to
hold Its shape. Made to your-mas
9tN.tll) to tUIMM)
Room 8, Palm llulldlug.
100 pairs men's $3 IroiiHors. II n
pair tomorrow only. 1 00 N. Front
st. . 78
mako good proseiWs.
Our line of (lipso goods
' is voryjittrnotivo.
Express and Transfer
TRUNKS HAULED 25c
PACKAGES lOo, 15c, 25c
XJleims: Pacific 1J021.
15 N. Kip.
W enrrjr a rcy eomplmts llns
of uraj.i-rleH, Ian ctirlolim, fix
ture, cite, and 4o nil clniiacs of
uphofntiTliiK. A ftrrt-clat man to
look iiftcr till work nxclunlvcly
na will Rtyn a Reed arrvlca as
In pnimlbln to ct lr even lbs
WEEKS & McCOWAN GO.
CO acres, six miles from Medford,
good gradnd rond cronnes tho tract,
all free soil, at (CO por aero. $1000
will h audio, easy terms on balance.
Part Is crook bottom land, suitable
for alfalfa, Sovoral springs on the
placo, Tlmbor enough to pay for the
tract. No buildings. In tho Griffin
200: Cartoons Tell Mori
Than 200 Columns .
The World's Boat Each Month
Cartoon from dallies nnd wwkllw pubUalied .In
thl country, London. Oublln. I'fltl;. Ikmn.
Munich, Vienna. Warw. JJinlfW. M.I'eier.
Zurich., Toklo, Suuuihai. Syilscy, Canada and
South Amor ca. nnd all the treat .rlt c of th
world. Only lha 260 bent out of P.C0U cartoon
each month, aro (elected.
AFtoturs History af WirW'i Cvcnti Csoh Month
CAMPAIGN' CARTOONS Followlhe
rampalKnlnaAiaooNaV and wnteh Iho oupo
Ing parties carlcaturo each other,
ykarlv uatciumoM .0 sinquc copy 1S
Uu (r Mti.iU tovr will t uullxt r liMfM.lntf tht i'n.1.
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Under direction ot
IVopli'' Aiuiiheiueut Co,
Superior In I'lrltue I'rnductlouN
, , , i . .
I lent ventilated anil mortt cum
foilubhi theatre In Southern Ore.
I (Kill. Keel or feature I'lliu - 101)0
A I.OIK.IMI KOIt I'lli: MliHT
It'M It ttloUTUpll.
AroltlHJ TO I, AW
A HtlrrliiK drama of thu (Ihelto.
IIIJNltV IV AND TIIH
COO riHIIINd OK IKIiANII
.VINT .MIItANOA'H CAT
You'll laur.h. you'll iwrunm, you'll
holler, when you neo llilx.
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llit of. iiiuiilc and rcnlltilln uffcelii
Admliudon 10e Children nV
Tim ConvlelM t'nroln
Written by Melvlu (1. WliiHtoclc.
(leu. Mt;r. l'eophm Aiuunoutciit Co,
and produced by the Kdlxou Co.
Utuillni; with (lov. Weiit'n honor
nyntcm, ThrlllltiK drama.
lOc THEATRE IOc
Under Now MnnnRemout
1UA U Wllll'l'l.K. Mnnuucr
Wo offer for thu next four day
MAHTVXI. mill IIAItllV
HIiikIiik, tnlkliu: and chunue net.
Not lie Mr. .Marty n'n iptlok clititic.e
i net from black to white.
llltONCIIO llll.l.V AND TIIK
A bully weHtcrn Htory.
OI.O I.OVIJ MriTKItM.
nrnma. TIiIh ttpitikii for ItHelf.
Tin-: m:i ink tkaijkov
A laiiKh from tttart to flulnli.
Don't tall to nee that'lMliiou mm.
national feature film
on1 or tin: m-:ki
Sen Iho explonlou or the hlp Tho
buruliiK whip -The death Tho
deep noil diver
(Sunday and Monday only)
Owing to thu claim ot vaudeville
ami pictured we am furnlHlilui:.
wo uro compelled to advance our
price or udmlHHlou to 10 nnd Ifi
cen tu uh pleiiHliii; our imtrotiH both
In vaudeville und plctureti Ih our
KrcutcHt (il id.
Spoclnl Mutlnoon every Saturday
nnd Sunday at 2 p, in.
Evonlnii performance, 7:30
Money on lmnd at all times
to loan on impuovod ranches
and city property at lowest
rales with "on or Doforo
Phone 3231 320a -0. Bldg.
Glark & Wright
WASHINGTON, l), O. "i
Publlo Land Matten: Final Proof.,
Deiort Lnudi, ContciU and UlnlnM.
Cannl. Scrip. ,
"SJ-M - ..I,
Watch. Our Addition
JackaoB nnd riuiamll.
Medford Realty and'
M. F. II, Co, Hide,