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THE RIVER TVT A 1SJ stcwart Echvnrd Yhito, author of "The Blared Trail," n story or a sironj? man in lumbering sm ; ol tin .t oi tin, m, . ill bc'In in tlio Mail Tribune this
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Full Leased Wire Itcport
The- only paper in the
world published In a city the
size o! Medford having a
Hnln tonight and Tues
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ing tip in Bight.
MEDFORD, OHKC.ON. MONDAY. NOV KM IJKR 22. 1!M).
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LOCAL F1UIT I
TRONSON & GUTHRIE'S THREE
BOX EXHIBIT OF SPiTZENBERGS
IS AWARDED FIRST PRIZE
Means as Great Victory as Winning of Sweepstakes for They Were En
tered in Competition With Hundreds of Others From Ev
ery Section in Northwest Rogue Valley Attracts
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TrousonS Outline, tlio "Appplo Kings of the World," linvo
"" won fitrlhcr honors for thcmsclcs and the Kogtto liiver valley by
winning first prize for a ll-box exhibit of Spitzcnbergs in the west-
ern Spokane oxliibit. The winm'ig of this prize moans us much
as tlio 3-box exhibit was entered in competition with apples from
every suction of the northwest. The ear had LI competitors.
Tlio li-box exhibit hud hundred-. The Rogue Liver valley won ov-
cry big thing they went after, not through any nceidont, but bo-
cause the apples she placed in competition were superior to all oth-
ers in iptnlity.
(Mall Tribune Special Service.)
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 22.--Tronson
& Guthrio of tlio llogue
River valley have won further hon
ors for their valley by taking first
prize for their 3-box exhibit of Spitz
cnbergs in the western special exhib
it, when their apples were placed in
competition with hundreds of exhib
its from western states Oregon,
Washington. Colorado, Utah, Ne
vada, Montana, Idaho nntl Califor
nia. This victory means as much or
ino ro than winning tho swe'epstnkas,
for tho enr met 13 competitors, the
3-box exhibit nhndreds.
The Rogue liiver valley easily out
ranks other apple growing section-;,
if the way they carried off prices is
nny criterion. Their winning ore:
Tronson & Out brio, sweepstakes
for car lot exhibit.
Ashland, second prize on 10-box
exhibit of Spitzenbergs.
Ashland, third prize on 10-box ox
liibit of Newtown Pippins.
J. A. Westerlund. second priw on';
plate display of Newtown", among
Lawrence Gregory, first prize for
From ti concensus of opinion
Charles .Pope of Ashland would
have won a high place with his car
of yellow Newtowns but late arrival
made it impossible for him to unwrap
Trouuni & Guthrie' car seored
02.S5 out of a possible 100. They
fell down i n their paefc, for if thi
hail been eipinl to that of ome of
their competitors their per centnge
would have been easily 4 per eent
"I have been judirinc: apples all of
niY life nu' ne erlid I ever see Innt
of finer pialil than lb. it nl Ti..n-.'
& Guthrie. ii- n , I iv
jz? THE WONDER ST
318 E Main Offers in Specials Today
AN'Y JMHiK IV" Till: Ilol r. A I.I IS T tI 2V
ol'K FIKT UviXii of TOtS AND DOLLS.
WE HAVE AS A WONDER BARGAIM F(H HIO MEN 1'slKiJC.
HEAVY FLEKi K. LiXF.D 1 N'DKIitVKAIi'. STAXDAItU SANITARY
FLEECED. VAI.l K. SIZE" in AXD 12. WHILE THEY
LAST, 08 PER GARMENT.
fTi 4- 4 4- 4-4- f ifH
award it first prizo."
Such is n statcmont mndojiy Judge
oVn IJcinan of Washington, I). .
chnirman of the Hoard of .ludire .U
the Rjwkaao apple show, to ('. !'.
Wbisler of this city who ha ju-t re
turned fro mthe show.
The Tronson & Guthrie car won on
quality, and quality alone," state.
Mr. Wbisler. "Tho apples were per
fect, and trracted much attention.
The judges did not make n mistuko u
their award if the statements oi the
crowds attending tho show ;. any
criterion. A higher jwr contage
would have lieea won had the pack
"The other car of SpiUenbeigs,
those of Yakima wero smaller aiipks
throughout than those of Uoguo liiv
er. Tronson iS; Guthrio hud nothing
smaller than 1-tier opplo.
'The Yakima hmtoh wera sore, and
were the poorest lot of lasers I o.er
saw in my life. They tr.e.l to pro
test to tlio judges but it did them lit
"Hood River i pleas.-d at tho
a wan' of the sweepstak'- to tin
Hogu River valley. They regn-l that
the r 'os shut them out from com
peting. "Tl valley attracted a i.enl deal
of alt utiou at the show. Much cum
irent us created .d man inquiries
made '-egnrdtng in t lii val
FOR WINTER VARIETIES
Roe & Hatfield of New York un
der date of Nov. 10 buy:
Offering today again ran heavy to
grapes the bulk in omre or less otf
condition. M.irket today wa- lv -price-
Lr 'J Ii In jilpniit l.i-t
Thir-.l.. . .. .. M.inI.cu' T..I h
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CARDS, IOc dzon f
V AMI I IK1
CITY VS. HANLEY
WILL BE HEARD
Attorneys Preparing For Trying Out
of Case Judge Haiuia
Names Day for
Tho enso of tho city of Mod ford
vs. M. F. Iluiilcy in which tho city
seeks to condemn a right of way
across the Ilanlcy premises on Lit
tle Hut to Creek for tho gravoty
wator lino will come up for bearing
in the circuit court on Wodnosduy,
Judge lluium buying named that day.
The nttomojrs nro at work pre
paring their cases. Tho bearing prom
ises to be a short one. As soon as a
decision is reached nn appeal will
be taken if it is adverse to tho city.
If otherwise Mr. Iluiilcy will prob
DR. COOK SENDS
DATA 10 DENMARK
Sccrelary Will Accompany itRe
port Cunsists of Over
(UnlUil Prat Lra.u Wire.)
NEW YOItK, Nov. 22.- The data
by which Dr. Frederick A. Cook
hoies to prove that he is tho original
discoverer of the North Pole will be
taken abroad the liner United Stale
on Thanksgiving day and started on
its journey to Doumurk where i twill
be mscd u xiniy the faculty of the
University of tijicnuagen.
Dr. Cook will take no chances of
his data becoming lost. When it is
taken aboard tlie liner it will be
Kicked in the steamer' -i strong bo v.
Walter Legsdalu, Dr. Cook's private
secretary, is to coiupuuy the data to
insure its sate delivery.
The report w said to sousist of
S7c; Lodi, 72; Newcastle, 70c;
Corichn I mm Mayhws, 07c and
Part of a car of Emperors' from
Clohto run very smutl, uyoragiug
$1.01; Mabigas in the ianie cur were
small, good color, $1.12.
A car of W. Nelli- from He.u
Creek, umged 1.37'X, I" 2.:; u
erage $2.02. W. Nellis tim,, M.m.i.
rey, $2.40 to tX'i"1: I' v It- i
res, fl37'a to 2.12a; W. S.
from Wa-bingloM, -oltl iW.2"; I!.
iietirie-.. .rl.HO .. .tI SI
tt tl'I'lhL' lolji'll I II A a i: I -. 1 1 . I I ,
1 1 mi .1 i wen I 'i .ii
!i w snvixti; ix ciii.va. ji:vi.i.i;s ash f.i i;vt
wmi i i.
12-Piece Dinner Set. Whi4e and
Beauty Row Decorations .
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TAKES A SLUMP
NEW YORK, Nov. 22.
Standard Oil stock fell hoa
ily today in the curb trading,
slumping forty points below
Sunday's closing price us the
result of the IS. oLui ccdis
nu ordering the disolution I
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Ei OF R
STORI IS NOT
Weather Man Says It Will Rain To
night ami Tomorrow Over
Six Inches This
f-f tH 4 i f f4 4.
f Tlain tonight and tomorrow
4 is what the weather man says, -f
- Nearly six Inehes have already 4
4 fallen during tlio month, ami 4
4 present appearances Indicate
that all previous records will
f bo broku for previous Novein-
.1. I'. Luvlua has lost the cork to)
. hii water bottle and can't seem to
rind ll till, and lu the meant lino wo
are enjoying (?) a real On ' n rain
storm, such as tho oldest Inhabitant
will solemnly asmm- you hasn't oc
curred since "way buck In the 00s."
Tho streams are still flooded In
different parts of tho city, every de
pression Is full of wuler and it Is a
question when one starts to mako n
trip tooutlylng districts whether to
wear long rubber boots or to go
cquippm! (or swimming on a pinch.
The downpour has been practical
ly continuous all of today and pre
dictions indicate no let-up for the
next 24 hours.
It Is reported that Rogue river la
out of its bank at the ftybee bridge
and has taken out a section of the
road, also threatening tho approach
at the north end.
"JACK, THE HUGGER"
AT WORK IN BERKELEY
(United Ptv I.ituMtMl Wire.)
BERKELEY. Cal., Nov. 22.
"Jack the HiiBu'er," who operated in
Oakland and Knn Franci-eo la-t
vear, has returned I" the !m,v coun
ties and has M illed in Ib rkelcy. The
police arc making every effort to
eat eh liim.
La-t I'i'.'M le inai'e hi- presence
known uliih In' al leeliniiately put
In . nun ah., i Mi-- I. . in i- Mi Auley
.ii .! Mi- 1 1 It. ii i" i, i rtu hiirs
li., alkin - i..-'.'!Iht near
All-ton Wiiv nod Chapel street
It. r -1 . - i ? j t 1 1 . t 1 1 1 The young
. ..mm-' aV .i i .I il b I riu'bl
318 $ Main
Gold aMd American
t n m r o iwn- "n" I-444 44-4-4-4
Prize Winners Will Re Sent to Va
rious Countries and Presented
to Crowned Heads Ex
hibit a Large One.
23 STATES REPRESENTED
IN THE NATIONAL SHOW
Thirteen, Full Cars Were Eentcreil
for Sweepstakes Over 1000
Plates of Apples Shown.
(Matt Tribune SHrlnt .Service.)
SI'OlvANH. Wash., Nov. 22.Somo
oiio with a taste for statistics has cal
culated that It tho apples on display
at tho national apple show, which
cloved Its second exhibition nt 8pa
kano on November 20, wore placed
sido by sldo they would stretch over
72 1-1 mllos of ground. Thoro wore
l.nsn.SSl apples, tho avorago diam
eter being llirco Inohos, a total of
nlm0st it S 1 . 1 f. S foet. Tho entries
consisted of 13 full cars of 030 boxes
ten limited displays, 30 free-for-all
exhibits, of which 21 wero from non-
Irrigated orchards and IS from Irri
gated tracts; 73 entries in tho state
and provincial groups, representing
23 states and the provinces of Hill-
Ish Columbia and Nova Scoilu; !
ten-box, 1 3T, five-box and 27s single
displays, als 1323 plttcs of five
apples each. The exhibits covered
three and a half uores of floor space
and wero soon by representatives or
every state, territory and province in
America and visitors from vurloun
parts of Europe.
Twenty boxes of prize-winning ap
ples from tho Rogue Itlvcr valley will
be sent to President Tnft, ten boxes
will be f r warded to the emperor of
Japan and 50 boxes will li presented
to King Hdward and King William
and members of the royi-l fiimilles In
Europe iiiid to the president or
FLAG IAN FOR
Southern Paofric to Place Flnpinn
On Duty to Proleot
After Tuesday, November 33. u
flagman will bo stationed by tho
Southern I'sciflc gt the Main struct
rrosHlng. Thin Is a step that bos been
tu iiMHiiry for soma time and it has
been a mutier of sheer good lack
tti.it serimiH accident bare not oc
i mn d lu re mi several occbsloua. ow
li,.' in tin' i uiiKOHtloB of truffle, cans-i-,l
mIh n a train stops for any length
i.l inn.. 'Hi the crossing.
ON TO LAKtflEW
! AI.TI I.'AS. Ore., Nov. 20. The
' V'i .ul.i-i alilnriiiu-rVivgoii Kuilwuv
Ii i t.iki'u a i.ilber convincing iiian
i . i' .if announcing ili yitentimi to
iiiii-i 1 1 . 1 1 ! extend it truck n
i. .. rth anl toward Lukctjfw. It hu
ll,.' in the work and is laying tVut-kfc
a l..i,-' ii- right of iiv niirtlu f'r.a i
I III-, i ll V. More tb hi hail li i
"I i In- Irac1( bus b I !. u ! '
umk will proceed ' 11 .:o
it i Misible to 1
BWAN0 TUMB0 KILLS
NAIliOr.l. Itritish East Af
rica, Nov. 22. News received
Imlav from t ho Ingiiashiphitc
snys that ('ill. b'oosovelt has
killed four morn elephunts,
one of which will bo present
ed tm the University of Cali
fornia. ONLY 21 LUG
OUT OF MINE
Early Report That 142 Had Been
Rescued Proves Erroneous
Hope For 70
CI1EIJKY, Ills. Nov. 22.
Thiily-Hovou viclinm of the
St. Paul mine diHiisler wero
found this afternoon in tint
south pail of the mnrnud lev
el. Thoy hud been suffocat
ed. A cording to physicians
life hud hcuii extinct only
about 21 hour. The bodies
will bo brought lo tho sur
face at once.
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(t'nltod press I.pahpiI Wlro.)
CIIEKHY, Ills., Nov. 22. I'iftj
volunlcerM are today heroically work
ing in an efofrt to tear down I he
barricade behind which Kcventy or
more survivors of the St. l'niil mine
disuHter are believed to bo impriH-
For nine days these men have been
coufiuod behind the tons of debris
in ,tho west tunnel with food suffi
cient to last only for a day. That
they are greatly weakened and uinuc
iated there can be no doubt.
Despite statements to the contrary
only 21 survivors have been taken
from the mine up to thi time.
I(eMirts Saturday hud 112 ininuih
The hope that uditional men are
alie in teh east tunnel of the second
ewl was revived this ufteruoon
.tlifii ilio reseller broke hrough u
a all to earth uud found the tools and
hi Mile clothe-, of the miners piled
in a leap. There wore no dinner
pail beside them.
Thin I to t has led the reciters to
hclicw that al the outbreak of the
lire the men retreated into the tun
nel to safety.
The men rescued Saturday wore
found in the we. tunnel and hereto
fore the belief bus ben general that
all the men working in the east tun
nel mcl death.
The re-em-r-i now believe that they
twit find living men behind the great
masxcH of fallen eurth in the oust
tunnel. Willi the party that is be
lieved to be in the east tunnel tin
rescuer. hosi to find TIiouium tail
iff, Mistmater of Cherry, who des
cended into the mine after the fire
started and wn euughl.
BARNUM ADDS SECOND
ON MORNING TRIP
The train service on the Rogue
River Vulley Railway ha been im
proved for the morning trip. For
merly the motor cur a- the only
m.-aiin of convenience bal now sir.
Rai ii in, with cliaraelcri-lie euter
pn i' !iu- added a coiid cur. The
iich conliv.H"-i iv a n built nush
car v ill
scat through the
a trailer to the
li.ue i, ..re choice
'at 111 iltspor-
'i, i' I, 'iies.4
trti P A A A mi Mam
Dr. J ,H. Kccno and J. H. Carlton
Purcliaso I9G Acres Next to
Famous Snowy Butte jtf
Will Subdivide. j
TRACT IS ONE OF THE
FINEST IN'THE VALLEY
As Soon as Possible Tract Will Be
Cut Up Into Small Holdings ,
Dr. J. al. ICeuuu uud J. K. Carlton
nJ. .i. m:
of this eily have purchuscd the not
ed W nsley Iruet, known also uh tho
I'ruwl Irani, for a consideration of
rU.0lll. Tim tract was owned by
Mo -I'm. Ynwtor, Hutchison uud Luina
ilea. . 11. Holmes nuulo tliu deal.
It consisls of 11)11 ncroa and lien
near Ceulral l'oiul opposite tho fa
mous Snowy Unite, which was Hold
Saturday to John It. Allen for $1118,
00(1. The now owners intend to imma
ilinlely out il into small holdings and
place it again on (ho market. It is
said that nothing so good was over
Kiib-divided in the valley, uud ns
practically no waste land is involved
in Hie denl, it is apparent that it will
be a demonstration of tho wisdom
of catering I olhe dcmuiid for small
Iracls, especially al u limo when it is.
seasonable to prepare the laud uud
plant orchard trees (he present sea
son. The surveys will be rushed.
The tract probably combinus in
one holding oinro strictly first-class
land Hum uny other now on' tliu mar
ket in the lieurl of the viilloy, and
adjacent lo a townsitu. It i one of
those tracts which knowing horlimil
luriMts have pronounced for tho last
five years as being worth ut least
five hundred dollars per note, in its
BOTTLE 90 DAYS
justice Canon' Gives Man Jail Sen
tence (or Makiny an As
sault on Lane.
Udward ,1. lane was struck over
the bead by W. King Into Sunday
night and put out of IjumIuoss for
some time. The weapon used was a
whisky bottlo, auiid whether Mr. King
was siisiy because the bottl wus
empty, or having tried Internal ap
plication uud wished to ascurtala tho
not develop from the testimony of
it came out, however, that Iaiuo
wus the victim of bis resembluiiflo to
someone else, who had oroassd Mr.
King's more or less duvloiiH path
earlier In the veiling, and King took
tho opportunity when Imuo wasn't
looking to attempt to heal hut wound
ed honor by the flreoble application
of the Uottls.
Oa examination by Justice Onion,
lane couldu'l remember muoh of
nything. The only think ho know
wus that h bad bee nlilt, no tostl
mony was uuedwl on that point, his
face showed it. lie also Idsutlflod tho
bottle, which whj Jerked from hi
poclfet by his saaallunt.
Deputy UUtrlet Attoruoy Hoggs
(tied ft iaforumtlou against King.
Ju)ge 0no;i igrtt ths dofuudaut
oargom, on long ttmc; easy ' a n 1 r '"'U '1 U 11 10 1
ion at ti I