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Midpokd Mail tribune
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Nerth Fir ntrtj tfteae, Main Mil.
OKOrtOR PUTNAM. BJlter ami Manas r
Kntered as efl-e4M matter at
Meroril, OrfKum, 4r lbs net of
March 3, 1879. - ,
Ofrtclsl Paper of the City of Medford.
Orrielnl Paper of Jackson County.
One yrr, hr molli. ,.., .$8.00
Oris mft4fe, 'fay .wiH-...n,. ,60
I'tr imrmtn, deliver? by currier in
MpiMwiLvJuwfcponvHU and Cen
tral l'ulnt.,- - .80
Fattmlay only, by mull, per year t.oo
Weekly, per yeAr-. . . VBO
.Dally a vera en far elevnn month end
ln November 80. IM1, mi.
For tho purpose of uppenrin? be
fore the horticultural committee of
the legislature to discus proposed
horjieullurnl legHntion, number of
local orchard, meu, headed by Prof.
P. J. O'Onm nnd A. C, Alien will
leftvo thin evening for Solent.
Local orchardmen nro closely fol
lowing the irMMxM orchard lejisla
tion nt Salem nnd go well nrmed with
fact t put up 'o the commit tec, for
tnd agninsl the various proposed
MAY ROBSON AT
1 TS FRIDAY
May Robson in "A Xiglit Out" will
liq the attraction nt the Grant Pass
opera bouse next Friday, Feb. 7. Her
vehicle- this year is "A Night Out"
which is full of delightfully ludicrous
situations furnishing an abundance of
opportunities for lliss Kobson's .ef
fective acting of her own peculiarly
ehurming style. Miss Robson essays
the role of a grandmother who has
lier owp notions nbout bringing up
boys, and who proves that her own
nplions are all right. The fun cen
ters around "GranmnraV experiences
on tho night when she goes out with
her grandsons, who tire determined
to nee (he (tights. Qranraum's "mor
ning after" is one of the richest
things in the comedy line ever seen
on any stage.
Mr.. Fee and Mr. Scott of the
Southern -Pacific passenger traffic
department have expressed their wil
llinguesp tp htfld traiu No. 10 at
Grants Pass for those who wish to
witnesn'MisH Robson' jierformnnce.
I JOLTS AND JINGLES
I By Ad Brown
Sing Anyhow, Ik-dad.
Sing of Hit' things that are close to
You'll find that tho song rings true,
No matter if yours is n lonely part
And pone sings tho same as you.
For many n song that is met with
And scoffed by the busy elan,
lias shifted the scenes of n nation's
Or held put a hand to man.
Kdwurd Loeko has written n book
on German' Jifo culled "Tho Silver
Wedding." Why not the Gericau
By climbing on tho water wagon
.Tim Jeffries has jiob'y exemplified
tho old saw, "obiter lata than nov&r."
Go ahead, say there's nothing in a
nnma if you wifeh to, but nevertheless
Champaign, 111., continues to go wet
oij eaeli election.
If nnyono doesn't believe the city,
has h populiitioii of 12,000 ho should
count them at tho S. P. station nt
21 5 any pleasant Sunday afternoon.
If exjireiso makes perfect men tho
expressmen nt Ilaymnrkot Square
each should outdo Hercules.
51V. Rhipmnn is Nordiea's munager,
Mr. Fish is her .local manager, and
she herself is good on tho high C's.
JIow's that for iuuaticsV
The Hiiffvugettcs nro now mutilat
ing golf links in Kugland, There's
bomethipg refreshing in their endless
' Christian Church
Thu meetings nt tho Christian
church start off, encouragingly. Mr.
Purjsa nroves, himself to bo interest
ing tuf well s iustruetive. The music
under the direction of Mrs. Frank
Nurses, was excellent. A chorus of
125 vdce is only tho beginning of a
Jnrger chorus, All nro cordially in
vited tu eome jucl bring their friends.
"ONE VOICE AGAINST A MILLION."
"Nl' voice ntminst a million" is what- the Portland
Vy Oregonian styles the Arail Tribune's protest against
the raid on the state treasury to gratify the foibles and
frivolities of the O. A. C.
ence. Says tho Oregeman:
Tho Medford Mnlt Tribune finds room In Its linpovertxhed pages to
mako a Inrge-typed attack on tho Oregon Agricultural College, which la
termed "an InUatcd mushroom of nn Institution." not deserving tho large
appropriation asked Ironi the Legislature. Incidentally the Mcitford paper
drags In tho-ghoat of tho old normal school tight, and gives lis own version
of The Orcgonlan'a responsibility for withdrawal of state support for
Poverty lias always been a term of dread reproach with
the Orogonian, a stigma of dire disgrace. Jt cannot com
prehend how anyone could choose to be poor but honest.
The Alan Tribune s pages would not be "impoverished"
were it conducted like the Oregonian and prostitution
the foundation of its prosperity.
Continuing, the Orogonian says:
The people of this stato as a whole, believe profoundly In tho great
mission of the Agricultural College. It Is one or the most valuable Institu
tions In Oregon. It Is under competent guidance. It is doing n mighty
work for tho whole people. It merits adequate support that Its service
may continue, and bo broadened Into newer and wider activities in nil the
counties of Oregon.
Subject the O. A. C. to the
ing analysis given tho normal
sity, and it is ouestionablo
will believe in it so "profoundly." By the practise of
judicious political arts, it has been immune from attack or
other than superficial examination at tho hands oL the
Its student cost to the state per hour of instruction has
licver been dwelt upon. Its inflated statistics and its
multifarious political activities, have drawn no whisper
of reproach. The nun tier ot
The Oregonian saw graft and waste of public funds in
tho $1'2,000 average annual appropriation made to sustain
the Ashland normal, but sees no graft or waste in the
$850,000 asked of the legislature for tho O. A. C.
If the O. A. C. is under "competent guidance" so were
tho normal schools. Jf it is doing a "mighty' work" at
an extravagant cost, so were the normals,' at a much less
cost, and every county is now trying to .make up for the
lack of normal school instruction by employing "supervi
sors" at a much greater price to taxpayers. If the O. A. l
merits "adequate support that its service may coutinue
and be broadened" so did the normal schools, out off in
tho midst of their usefulness largely by tho Oregonian's
policy of enmity to education and the small-sized states
men who followed its dictation
Continuing, tho Oregonian
We are concerned that thero should be an opinion anywhere, however
mistaken, or vicious, or prejudiced,
Is a "mushroom Institution."
Its mush-room growth is
the ever-increasing demands
O. A. C. and critical analysis
the mushroom order, the result ot politics, press agents
and padding. The O. A. O. catalogue for 1912, shows by
actual count a student enrollment in college worK, ol iuou,
end in winter short coui-ses
Echool 234. a total of 3912, yet
enrollment as 28G8, showing
enrollment to impress legislatures and secure appropria
tions. On the basis of unit student enrollment, followed by
the higher educational institutions of the country, that is
instruction for one student for tin average school year, or
thirty-six weeks, the student units at the 0. A. C. totals
872 for 1910-11, so that the por student buildings value is
$735, as against $39(5 at the University of Illinois, $507 at
the University of Minnesota, $G95 at the University of
Wisconsin, and $2ou at the
investment per student than most of the great universities.
Again nil examination of the work shows a very low
standard in curriculum, lower tlian in ncarlv all univer
sities, much work being done tnat should be done m high
schools at district expense instead of at state expense. The
O. A. C. irishmen and sophomore years correspond to 11th
and 12th grades of high school work, and the preparatory
to the lower high school grades. The junior and senior
years of the 0. A. C. correspond in requirements to first
and second year university work.
So high schools are robbed to inflate the 0. A. C. and
for the purpose of impressing the legislature, a student is n
student, whether studying grammar school subjects in the
preparatory, or scientific subjects in the college proper, or
listening for a week in the year to lectures, or casually
visiting the poultiy show. The effort throughout is ap
parent for quantity of students rather than quality of
instruction, for to raiso the standard of scholastic require
ments would eliminate a large percentage of those enrolled
and render unnecessary much of the appropriations ttsked.
In conclusion, the Oregonian draws a magic circle about
the 0. A. C. to screen it from heathen eyes and the profan
ing gazo of thu Philistine. It thus declaims against tlie
eacrilego of criticising the sacred white elephant of educa educa
teon: Jackson County, among others, has just as deep an Interest in the
Agricultural College as any other. Why should any volco thoro dare to
raise itself In derogation of Oregon Agricultural College?
Jackson county pays proportionately as other counties
to support the 0. A. C. and furnishes as many students and
therefore is as much interested. Impoverished pages do not
prevent the Mail Tribune's ptiying ten times as much in
taxes proportionately as the Oregonian with its prosper
ous pages, and the time has not yet come when a tax
payer cannot "dare" to question the conduct of any stato
institution -no matter on how high a pedestal it is placed
by the Oregonian.
It is because the Mail Tribune is sincerely interested
in the 0. A. C, is familiar with results accomplished and
recognizes tho good it does and the greater possibilities it
possesses for good, that it would sec the institution discard
the mush-room methods 't has adopted to semre appro
priations, for higher standards and increased efficiency.
It would holp squeezo out superficiality, and inflation, and
replace hot-air, press puffs and politics with honesty, sin-
thoroughness. Ivor this it dares to raise its
voice, though "one against a
MEDFORD OTIE TRTBUNR
Perhaps it piakes no differ
malign criticism and search
schools or the state univor
whether the people of Oregon
silence is only lilted to sound
into the valley ot omivion.
that toe Oregon Agricultural uouege
tho main reason advanced fot
for state money made by the
shows its development is of
b'18, in music and summer
tho catalogue gives the total
95G names lacking a padded
University ol Oregon, n larger
MEDFORD. ORISCIDN. TUESDAY. FKimUARY 1. 1910.
.1 L-LLU-ijj ui UL.U - i - Li - :i - ui -
Insignificent and Unimportant
(Krom the, Portland Spectator.),
"It Is a circumstance of no Im
portance, perhaps, but It certainly
Is of special significance that Oregon
now has, through tho Oregon sys
tern or will have after March A,
1913 two democratic, United States
senators and a democratic governor.
It Is to bo assumed thnt it Is tho
dellberato desire and purpose of tho
people of Oregon that, though tt Is
nominally a republican state, It
should reserve Its greatest honors
for Its democratic politicians."
Krom the Oregonian' editorial
garden wo pluck that beautiful flow
er ot charming diction and rare poli
tical sagacity. It bloomed In hybrid
glory and with spicy swiVlness amid
a very wilderness of lovely com
panions on Wednesday morning,
and that It might not blush unseen
nor wnsto Its fragraure ou the desert
air wo snipped It from Its parent
stem, and placed It here for the con
templation and admiration of tho
It Is a notable example ot tho word
Iculturlst's art or science. Think
of a circumstance that l of no Im
portance having special significance,
nnd then you will uudcrstand how u
circumstance that If of no slgnlfl
tance whatever cau bo oT tremendous
Import. Indeed. It Is as easy ns un
derstanding that black Is white, or
gathering grain's from thistles, or
mixing oil with water.
And of tho assumption that tt Is
the deliberate desire and purpose ot
the people of Oregon thnt they
should reserve their greatest honors
for dembcratlc politicians, some
thing may bo said thnt has less to do
with tho Orcgonlan's malpractice In
Encouraged by the number of sub
scriptions for seats nnd the eutluis
iam of the mimic lover of the city
Fletcher Fih has announced that tho
concert to be given here by Madame
Lillian Xordicn and company, Feb.
14 is now assured.
In bringing Mndamc Nnrdicn here
Mr. Fi-h assumes n considerable fin
ancial risk a -i it will take a crowded
home to meet expenses. He has ar
ranged to .ell tickets nt popular
prices, another feature that is taking
well with the public, but which mean-
more work and rik to him. Admit
tedly Kordicn is the greatest dram
atic soprano of tho present day.
Within the last two years her career
has been crowned with the greatest
nehievt-ments nnd honors of her life
At tho Paris Grand Opera house nnd
tho Iterliu Royal 0tern she was given
wonderful ovations when she Ming
tho role of Isolde, confirming her
right to the title of the grentent Wng
nerinu singer of tho woild.
Maduuiu Kordica has a charming
personality comparable ontv to that
of Sehuinann-IFeink. In her company
arc William Morse Itiimmel, violinist
nnd Itomayne Simmons, pianist.
HELP BUY BOOKS
FOR THE LIBRARY
''The beneficial effect of n public
library in a community Is shown hy
the rcjHrt from mi Oregon city in
which one of the most difficult prob
lems with which teachers formerly
had to contend was tho secret read
ing of vicious literature hy tho bos.
The biipcrinteiidcnt of schools re
cently made the rounds of news
stands to investigate sales, and
found that such huxiuess had been
entirely ubandoucd for three yenrs
pust because of the public library."
From tho fourth biennial report of
tho Oregon library commission.
Help to buy good books for tlie
boys by attending the concert to he
given February 17 at the Presby
terian church by Mrs. Halliday
Huight, assisted by Fred Halliday
Huight and Dr. Marion, who have
generously donated their services.
TO CUItlJ A COMi IX eni: IUV.
Tako LAXATIVE DKOMO Qulnlno
Tablets. Druggists refund money if
It falls to euro. K. W. GROVE'S sig
nature Is on each boje. 25 cents.
A Progressive Century,
Tho twentieth century bus given us
a satisfactory treatment for rheuma
tism. Tho American Drug and 1'rosa
Association, of which wo aro mem
bers, are manufacturing a prepara
tion called Mcrltol Rheumatism Pow
ders, from a formulu adopted by them
after medical experts had pronounced
It one ot great merit. Olvo Merltol
Rheumatism Powders a trial. Thoy
aro guaranteed. Ilusklns' drug store,
John A. Perl
OH 8. UA11TLKTT
I'honcs M. 471 an 473
Ambulance Servfco Deputy Coroner
- iu.a.l - jj!;iliiLi. - ii.jj ,
diction than with Its delinquency in
politics. I.ct us see who and what
gave us n democratic governor three
years ago. When the Oregoulnu
could not unmlnnto the man It fav
ored -and who, by tho way, did not
know that ho desired the assembly
uomlnntton-the Oregoulnu told the
republicans of the statu that Inas
much ns thoy bad made their own
choice they could go ahead and elect
their young man. The OrcKonhitra
support ot Jay llowermnu was of
such a character ns to elect Oswald
And who and what gave us Harry
l.ano us United States- ijenntorT The
Oregonian by misrepresentation,
suppression, and detraction under
mined Jonathan llourne, as able and
valuable a senator ns Oregon ever
had, and tried to foist on tho stato
poor lien Selling, who although
recommending himself highly to tho
Oregonian by possession of wealth,
advertising contracts, and a promise
to be the Oregoulnu's creature, did
not recommend himself to the people
nt all. Tho Oregoulnu's support of
lien Selling was as deadly to him
as Its support was fatal to llower
man, nnd ngnUi the Oregonian elected
a democrat, whom few desired, and
not ninny dreamed would be chosen.
Tho Oregonian Is the democracy's
best friend. It has a splendid rapac
ity for blundering. It Is ns narrow
an the world Is wide and ns broad
and liberal as a bigot's prayer. Hut
It ran bo humorous, ns Is proved by
that flower that wn cull from Its ed
itorial garden. If It were not for
Its altogether accidental pleasant
ness, the Oregonian would bo a clr-
cumstance of no Importance us well
as n matter of no special significance
The Ilenr creek bridge enne will
come before the county court nt iln
regular esinu Wednesday for final
hcttlcment. the contractor having
completed his work. Thin will be the
mot imiMirtaut uork to come before
the court. t
Considerable routine htiiuo- i to
be tranxncti'd, which iucludon the
payment of the month' bills.
riNIST QUAUTY IARCCST VARICTY
-CUT K8GE- tte only 1i4 'hrdrr.nr that
wiuelr coolln OIL !) k ml lull.hr (,!
m! cJiUJieii'. UxiU su4 hocL tblncl Mlllwal rnV
-BikQITcoiabliittlua for drafting nrt jmlltltlng
,cWiiil wSMtnillrirrM'Ho. l'. ic
"AlBfT aXA!Wn4WHmSciiif thi. In
lftinl uhtlocalrt icllln n'nr.nu l,n-, witli
,ne,10c !nlunlom,I':o tmlouw Iwtw,
-Iinr cnmllntU tor ctnUemfn who Uko
prlJal liatlna tbcir abort ItXik A I, I'nUma tutor
nJltntrtitoall bl'k tin. 1'olUti wliliaLruih
bt cMU.tiuaU. -Br rimrlM,19centi.
ttkl.'"l-f rt.il.u. rkJ., ,but..i4.
WHITTCMORK BROS, t, CO.,
2028 Albany Olraal, Cambrtda, Mats.
73 Ot-ltilaxi lattr I .Mamujrimtntt.'
ikot IKilhlul in tht U otU
WHICH VVU APPEASE
HltEAII, lU.'.S'H, COOKIES
Fresh I'.xvry Hay,
PIES, (MICKS,- HOCHHMTH
THE S.VWTAHV WAV.
MEDFORD BAKERY &
Hi South Central x
We carry a very eomplnle Una of
draiurle. laru curlalnH, rixluren, etc.,
uuil da ull (iIusmhh of unliolHtcrlnu. A
special man tu look nlW tills work
exclunivt'ly and will mvo an good
service nn Is iiohmIMu to gut In uvea
tliu JurKvst eltlcx,
Weeks & McGowan Co.
TIRED OF SEEING
Procured Lydin E. Pinklmm's
which made His Wifo
n Well Woman.
MliMletown, l'n. "I had headache,
backucho nnd such nwful bearing down
pains thnt 1 could nut be on my feet nt
times and I had organic Intlnmmntlnn so
badly that I was not ublo to do my wurk.
1 could not get Reed tnenl for my bus.
band nnd one child. My nelghtior snld
thoy thought my suffering was terrible.
" My husbnnd got tired of seeing mo
suffer nnd one night wont to tho drug
store and got mo a liottlo of Lydin K,
PInkhnm'a Vegetable ConiHnuul and
told mo I must take It. I can't tell you
nil I suffered and I can't tell you nil thnt
your medicine hns done for me. 1 was
grcntly Is'iicutcd from the first nnd It
hns mnde me well womntt. I eh do
nil my housework nnd even hotsd soma
of my friends as well. I think It Is n
wonderful help to all suffering women.
I hawi got several to tnko it nfter see
ing wbnt It has done for me." Mrs.
Kmma rri:N3UAl)U,( Ull) Fast Main St,
The rinkluun record Is a pnuul and hon
orable one. It is a record of constant
victory over tho obitlnuto Ills of woman
Ills that denl out despair. It h nn es
tablished fact thnt Lydin K. Plnkham's
Vegetable Compound has restored
health to thousands of such suffering
women. Why don't you try It If you
need such a medicine T
If toii want special advice write to
I.T.IU U I'lnkhsm Medicine Cu. (r.inll-
dcntlal) l.ynn, Mail. Your lellrrulll
l . itl SMI I IMI
'e opened, rend and nusnrre.i hy a
' U u iti b ii aim firm iq piun niuniiruir
Bittner's Real Estate
& Employment Bureau
All Kinds of Property l-'or Sale
3H acres close in, ft room house,
large burn and chicken house, fruit
C acre, close In, new bungalow,
good Improvements, fruit $1,000.
-180 acres, 8 miles out, .SO acres In
cultivation, Irrigation, good buildings.
Prlro $20,000 very easy terms.
19G aero ranch, 10 miles out lo
exchange for ranch In Arlxonii.
Flue Ashland resldeuco to trade
for small Improved acreage near Med
font. 10 acre brarlug pear orchard, high
ly Improved, flueliulldlngs, fine wat
er system for Irrigation, lo exchniiK"
for Medford or I.os Angeles property.
Good city property and vacant lots
for sulo cheap.
Cllrls and women for general houso
MRS. EMMA BITTNEE
l'lione Home H
Oppotltn Nnsli Hotel
IIOO.MH a and 7. VMM II LOOK.
O. A. DE VOE
418 W. Mnln
Diilrlliullng and Huhrrlpllnii
Tho Saturday Evening PoBt
Tho Ladiea' Home Journal
Tho Country Gontleman
Cc and ICc por copy, $1.C0 tho year.
For sale at nil news stands
Mora Hoys Wanted
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It means the Original and Genuine
The Food-Drink for all Agst)
Rich milk, malted grain, In powder form.
For infants, invalids and growing children.
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Invigorates nursing mothers awl tU aged.
More healthful than tea or coffee.
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The Home of Ceo hire I'tiotoplsys
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Ureal est Detective Story' Kver
AH SATIIKH In Song
POHKKST and WOOI.WOHTH
Matinees Dally, 3 to C p. m.
ADMISSION. f)C AND 10a
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Comedy Hinging Talking and Mus
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IIHO.WIIO Itll.l.V'S .MISA'ICAN
Coming Thursday Threo reels-
"THIS KKRRV HOW" Threo Reels.
Clark & Wright
WASIIINOTO.N, I. C.
Public Land Matters: Final Proof.
Desert Lauds, Contest and Mining
Steam and Hot Wator '
All Work Oimrnntud
COFPEEN & PRICE
SO Howard Block. Entrance on Otb M.
Horn I'ltona ail.
Official Photographor of , tho
Medford Commercial Club
Interior and oxterior views
Noualives niado anv timo
and any place by appoint
ment. 208 E. Main Phono 1471
&&ftm Bcift located
hotel in the
City. Running diiuillcd
ico water in ench room.
European Plan, a la Gtrtc
Tariff on Rooms
12 rooms .... $1,00 each
GO rooms .... 1,50 each
80 rooms .... 2.00 each
00 rooms silli pilrjli ttlti 2.00 each
GO room nits print Ulb 2, BO each
30 sultos, bedroom, par
lor and bath - - 3.00 eaeli
For mora than onoifuoit add $1.00
extra to tho above rates for
4 each additional guest.
Reduction by week or month.
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