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mepforp mail ttutone, medford, qriwon. Wednesday, mat? 20. wu.
CENTRAL POINT ITEMS.
City council met in spechfl session
Monday night, for the purpose ol dis
cussing the sewerage system and ex
tending the water system. A com
mittee was appointed to secure the
right of way for trunk lines if the
sewer beyond the corporation, and it
was agreed to make a bond issue at
once to extend water to all parts of
the sewer system. Our city engineer
T. YV. O.-good of Medford was in at
tendance. .Mrs. Dalryniple spent Tuesday in
.Gome Warden Charles IK Gay spent
Tuesday with his parents here.
JIV. Sturtovnnt, Mr. Marshall, Mr.
Brown, S. F. Hathaway and George
E. Fox spent Tuesday morning in
-Shipley Hoss has accepted a clerk
ship in Mayor W. C. Lecver's hard
The "sidewalk on Fourth street will
soon bo completed and ready for iim1,
F. G. Olson, who was injured in the
motor wreck, was detained a day or
so by the accident, left for his new
home in Montana Monday
wtili his family.
BEHIND SCENES m m CAR
I The lnrgo motor car which has
Newspaper Correspondents Publish, bcon in tho 8"ona tor soino tlmo un
dergoing tho regular season's over
Story of Recent Session as Scent hauling was taken to Grants Pass yos-
Frnm Ihn Inclrlnc Wniu PnliHoe tenlay
So Say Dress and Health Experts of
New York It Cannot be Laughed
Away States Authority Is Far
More Hygienic Than the Old.
NEW YOItK, March 29. If any
one thinks tho harem skirt is going
to be laughed and ridiculed out of
fashion much tho sumo as the direc
toire (own and sheath skirt woto,
and as the hobble is now being, that
person has another unusually large
sized mini; coming, accerUinj: to
many of tho dress and health ex
perts of New York.
And should the harem remain 5n
our midst, dressmakers are agreed
that-common sense will have scored
the greatest victory over mere fashion
on record. Not many can bo found
to rave over the appearance 'of the
bifurcated skirt, although leading
modistes say that when wo once get
used to it, it will appear as modi-.li
as n Worth gown. (, uii , haiem
is comfortable and what is even
more 'important hygienic, few will
Tho committee on public health of
the American Women's Medical as
sociation, held its annual meeting in
this city recently. Dr. Hello J. Mnc
donald was one of the New York
City delegates and hero is what she
had to say of tho latest Paris ini
mortalion: "From the stand point of hygiene,
it is a capital innovation. In the,
first place, the trouser-Iike division
gives perfect freedom of motion. Hat
more important, the harem skirt will
not drag going down steps, as even
a short tailor-mado skirt is apt to
do. This means that tho wearer will
bo freed from tho collection of
germs, dust and mud that is bound
to gather on the bottom of the or
dinary skirt. Also on wet days the
tho ankles will bo protected from the
chill caused by damp skirts rubbing
against them. If all women adopt
tho harem, rybelievo they will be
WHITE HOPE IS
Carl Morris Puts Sclicnck Out in Six
Rounds Both Men Slow and Awk
wardMorris Shows but Little
it mado Its first trip tak
ing tho place of tho wrecked motor
which was tho smaller of tho two.
"Shopping" that is based upon ad
rcading is usually a profitnblo use
of one's tinio.
552 ACRES SOLD;
$31,000 IS PAID
Osgood & Stover Have Sold Their
Property Near Ashland to Portland
Men Who Will Set It Out to Fruit
in Near Future.
G. D, Hoggnrd and E. C. Weaver of
Portland have purchasod from Thos.
W. Oswood and A. P. Stover, 552
acros qf land four miles south of
Ashland. Tho consideration was
Tho land is woll suited for tho
raising of apples and pours and tho
now ownors have doclded to plant
Itto treos lmmodldtoly.
Thoy aro ontliuslastio ovor thoir
purchaso and figuro that this land
will bo one of tho largest ami best
orchards in that vicinity.
SUPULPA, Okla., March 29. By
knocking out Miko Schreck, Clncln
natl heavyweight, in six rounds here
yesterday Carl Morris of this city
kept himself in tho running ns a
"white hope." That was all ho did,
however, for his showing was not
such as is calculated to indicate that
Champion Jack Johnson is in Immi
nent danger of losing his title to
tho ex-onglneer of Sapulpa.
A right hook to tho jaw won for
Morris. Morris boat Schreck fairly
enough. About all Schreck did was
to act as punching bag for Morris
and await the coming of the end.
Tho first two rounds wore devoid
Round IS Schreck sent left to jaw.
Morris landed right to stomach and
a right and three lefts to tho head.
Ho repeated with two lofts to head.
Schreck fell off tho platfonh. Morris
landed with right and left to 4iead,
three lofts to tho stomach and right
to head. Schreck claimed a foul,
saying that Morris hit him when ho
was on Ills Knees. Tho claim was
not allowed. Morris' round.
Round 1 Morris rained rights and
loft to tho stomach nnd head. Schreck
countered with a right to tho head.
Morris sent Schreck through tho
ropes. Morris sont right and left
to tho head. Schreck's face was bad
ly cut and his eyes nearly closed.
Hound 5 Schreck sent loft to
stomach and they clinched. Miko
landed a loft to the Jaw. Morris land
ed a fire of rights and loft to tho
Jaw, Schreck drow blood from Mor
ris' nose. Morris sent right hook to
Jaw and tho loft to tho head twice.
Round C Schreck landed right to
tho head. Morris sent right to kid
neys and right to stomach. Carl
smashed a left to the head, then right
and left to tho head. A right hook
to tho jaw sent Schreck through tho
ropes for a knockout.
ANIMAL ACTS AS
Great Plague Which is Sweeping
China Was Spread by Rodent Re
sembling American Woodchuck
Chinese Were Afraid to Kill.
Progressive voters all over tho
state will find valuable information
about thoir senators and representa
tives In the last legislature In a lit
tie hook Just published by two cor
respondents of a. Portland newspaper,
who were on tho Job all through tho
session and collected many of tho
underground currents of intrigue, and
log rolling among tho lawmakers.
Tho book Is refreshingly frank In
Its treatment of the petty politicians.
Thoro Is not a dry page of reading.
Tho writors hao mado an entertain
lug short story of each Important
matter of legislation, telling how tho
wires wore pulled, what the corpora
tion lobby did, and how each mem
ber voted. It Is a new Idea In Ore
gon political history, and gives an
Insight into tho last session that can
not boliad from any other Bourco.
"Uehlnd tho Scenes at Salem" Is
tho title. Some of the topics, treat
ed in one, two ir three pages each,
aro "Tho Old Guard In tho House,"
"Did Howonnan Play Politics?" "The
Speakership Fight," "Tho Senate and
the Oregon System," "What tho Cor
porations Killed," "Rural Suspicion
Kills Good Roads," "Rogue River
Fishing Hill, rho Flat Salary Hill,"
"Amending the lnltlatlvo Laws," and
"Tho Balloy Investigation." In each
of these, and in numerous other In
stances, voters of all varieties of poli
tical Ideas will find plenty of Inter
est. Another featuro of Interest ?' is
striking comment on tho session by
Speaker R"nsk and other moinbers,
who have contributed short articles
and indulge in rathor surprising com
ment. Rusk condemns tho legisla
ture for wasting tlmo on politics,
while Representatives Derby and
Urownhlll suggest that It might ho
well to do away with the legislature.
Representative Entnn contributes tho
only dofenslvo article. Correspon
dents of tho Orcgoiiian and Telegram
and 10. llofer of the Salem Capital
Journal have also written Mime crisp
Tho last part of tho book -in do
voted to an intimate personal esti
mate of each nionibor of tho legisla
ture with regard to his value as a
legislator and his stand on progres
sive measures. Each member
"sized up" according to tho ideas of
tho progressive authors.
It is a book tho progressive votem
of tho stato will relish and tho other
kind of votors will rind worthy or
serloiiB thought, it tells the things
tho people want to know, and the
courso of every legislator can be
traced In tho coinmont and roll culls.
The book contnlns 80 well printed
pagos, with half tono cuts of Gover
nor West and prominent legislators.
Tho authors aro Carl Smith and Har
ry P. Edward, It Is for salo at the
Medford Rook Store.
KHA1 IX SUNSKT MAGAKINK
"MOTOK1NG THROUGH CALlKOIt-
by Lloyd Osbourno. Uenutlftilly Il
lustrated in four colors. "Tho Spell",
a romantic serial by C. X. and A. M.
Williamson. "In the Shadow of the
Dragon," by Grant Carpenter. Des
criptive story of San Francisco's Chi
nese (innrtors. April issue now on
sale, 15 cents.
l)t) IT XOW.
Medford l'coplo Should Xot Walt Un
til It In Too Late.
Tho appalling death-rate from kid-1
n oy disease Is duo In most cases to
tho fact that tho Httlo kidney trou
bles aro usually neglected until they
becomo serious. Tho slight symp
toms give place to chronic djsorders
and tho sufferer goes gradually Into
the grasp of dropsy, Urlght's disease,
gravel or some other sorious form of
If you suffer from baccknche, head
aches, dizzy spoils; If tho kldnoy
secretloiiB are irregular of passage
and unnatural In appearance, do not
delay. Help tho kidneys at onro.
Doan's Kldnoy Pills nro especially
for kidney dlsordors thoy act whoro
others fall. Ovor one hundred thou
sand peoplo have recommended them,
Horo's a case at home:
Mrs. Grace Skcotors, C W. Jackson
St., Medford, Ore., says: "I can rcc
onunend Doan's Kidney Pills, procur
ed at llaskins' Drug Store for pain
and stiffness in tho hack and other
symptoms of kidney trouble This
remedy relieved mo when I used It
and I hnve Wen well over since."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-MIIburn Co., Buffalo,
Now York, solo agents for tho United,
Romembor tho name Donn's
nnd tako no other.
To the Public
Fanoy registered Poland China nnd
Rerkshiro Hwinc. Orders taken for
spring delivery. Frizo winning
GREEN FIELD FARM,
Klnmath Falls, Orenon.
Wo wish to call tho attention
of prospective buyers to tho fact
that wo havo been in tho county
ovor 40 years and nro prepared
to show soino of tho choicest
tracts In tho valloy. Costs noth
ing to look at our list ot bar-gains.
KEATj ESTATE AM) 1NSUKANGE
ROOM J!, STEWAUT ULDG.
Corner Main, and Hartlott Sts.
'BEHIND THE SCENES AT SALEM'
A book of fascinating facts about tho last Oicgon legislature.
Contains chaptors and roll calls on Important questions, review of
each member's record, contributions by Speaker Rusk, Sonator Mc
Colloch, Representatives Uaton, Derby and Urownhlll, Col. 13. Hofer
Written by Carl Smith and II. P. Edward, nowspapor corres
pondents, who saw the session at close tango. Highly pages, il
lustrated. For salo at
MKDFORI) BOOK STORK OR ItV MAIL, BOX 177, Portland, Ore.
PRICK !( CHNTH
Modern Store Room to Lease
Best Location in City, r
Right in Heart of Bus-
TTasklns for Health.
Woman's Greatest Trouble.
Big Sandy. Tonn. Mrs. Lucy Can-
WASHINGTON, D. O., March 29.
That the great plague which is swoop,
ing China, leaving a trail of doath
and starvation, was startod by a fur
hoarlng animal closoly resembling
tho American woodchuck, Is tho state
ment made In a roport of tho ma
rine hospital sorvlco. The Chlnoso,
It Is stated, havo until recently boon
afraid to kill tho animals because of
It was oKtimatod by Surgeon Gon
oral Wymau that In tho cities of Har
bin and Mucliltioii alone, more than
1000 person havo died of the plague
during the present epidemic. A report
recuivod from Consul Grotmo at Har
"The epidomlc Is having a dlsns
troua offoct on trado. Only under
exceptional conditions can Chlnuso
merchants now travel from place to
troll, of this place, says: "Kvory two
weeks. I had to go to bod and stay
thero sovoral days. I sufforod untold
misery. Nothing soomod to holp me,
until I tried Cardul, tho woman's
tonic. Although I had been afflicted plnco along the railway, while the
with womanly weaknesses for seven danger from brigands nnd from tho
years. Cardtil hoi pad mo moro than! disease itself deters them from going
an thing also ovor did. It is surely by cart. Preqtiont outbreaks of
the best tonic for wonion on earth." jplaguo among the laboring classes
Weakness is woman's greatest trou-j prevent the handling of freight; or
hlf Cardul Is woman's greatest (Unary communications with Puchl
medicine, because it overcomes that tlon is stopped ami foreign merchants
weakness and brlugs back strength, beltato to enter Into any contractu or address
In tho past 50 years. Cardul helped with Chinese for fear the latter may '
over a million women Try it for not live to carry out thoir engage.,
FOR SALE '
Good business opportunities and lo-j
cations, all paying,
Isn't In It with our LANDSITK.
For Instance, a 1000-acro tract
containing ovor 200 ncros of tho fa-,
inoiiB Bear crook bottom, land, in nl-1
falfu, and extending to tho higher j
laud, which Is sot to orchards In part,'
all the land being good fruit land I
Some of tho land is now in bear
ing troos and may bo purchased at
reasonable figures, the alfalfa land1
wltji a good smnd of alfalfa for $270
to $350 per aero; young orchurds,
good stand, $250 pur aero, and grain
land at I7G per aero. I
This Is an "Ideal" tract for a col
ony, as it would cut up Into small
or largo places to an advantage, or
may bo purchased in 10, 12, 20, 40,
50 and 00-aoro or any slzo trlcts.
Kasy tonus given at low Interest.
Located threo miles from Ashland
and one mile from Talent, Or,
A 74-acro tract 2V6 mlloa West Tal-
Alit rt . .1 0a.n.a. Imtiur. .1 i In.lffl
clt, uuw o-tuyiu iiuurq UIJU mibui
baru; 8 acros under ditch and In al
falfa nnd garden land; 31 acros un
der plow, and trees; 20 acros of or
chard, of which G acros aro In boar-
Ing; telephone and R. F. I).; half
cash, balance good torms and easy
For plonty of other bargains cull
We have the Water
and the Terms are Easy
Rogue River Valley Canal Co.
FRED N. CUMMINGS, Manager.
Offices 3d floor Medford National Bank Bldg
Irrigated Orchard Tracts
The Returns from
Strawberries and Cantaloupes grown in be
tween the trees will meet your payments.
FRED N. OUMMINGS, Manager.
A flno four-acro ranch near Talent;
very tortile alfalfa nnd fruit soil; woll
w'ntorod; nil fenced nnd cultivated;
peach orchard, young, of 1G0 trees;
applo trees, 3G, apricot 1, cherry
2, English walnuts 2, pear 12, plum
5, qulnco 21, ncdaslno 1; Tokay nnd
Mnlaga grapca 3 years old; straw
berries; 1-2 aero raspberries and Lo
gans for family uso; chicken ranch;
chicken house; now woodshed; wag
on shed, etc.; good houso; spring,
water piped to house; creek runs
through tho placo; only $1700, cash
1G acros, 3 miles from Talent,
renced, timber, alfalfa and fruit land;
good hnuso and water; 300 pear
troos; near school. $2000, half cash.
34 acres, 1 milo from Talent; 12
acres In Nowtowns pcach-flllcd; 7
acres timber; good houso; plenty of
water; pumping plant, $13000;
$7000 cash; easy torms.
20 acres finest alfalfa and fruit
lands with timber; 1 mile from Tal
ent; $32G per aero; cash.
Talent city lots at lowest figures,
will doublo in a year.
17 ncrcs, 14 acres commercial' or
chard, 2 miles from Talent; $10,000.
half cobIi. ' "f
80 ncrcs finest timber, $2000, half
40 ncrcs fruit land, 3 miles from
Tnlont; $1200 ot timber on it; good
buildings; $2000; $1200 cash.
29 acres orchard and alfalfa land
sub Irrigated 2 1-2 miles south of
Tnlont; $1300 fruit trees, bouso and
outbuildings; suporlor fences; $225
por acre; half cash.
1G0 acres finest timber, 39 mile
from Portland, $5000 cash.
G acres richest fruit nnd alfalfa
land, 4 ncrca now In alfalfa; only 1-3
milo from city of Talent. We 'will
sot It nil to nny kind ot trees the
buyor wants. Now houso. Irrigating
woll. $3000; $1000 cash.
40 acres farm, doop fruit golf; J6
miles south of Medford; S acres In
apples and poaches; 6 acres alfalfa;
good houso nnd barn, gnsollno engine,
team, cow, wagon etc; all for $6300;
Flno homo of 18 acres, richest
soil, irrigated; 12 acres In pears, 2
ncrcs in Nowtowns, all heavy bearing,
2 acres alfalfa; 6 room house; Only
ono block from Talent post office;
team; cow; tools; all for $12000;
$7500 cash; easy torms.
1 milo from Talent on Ashland
road; 8 acros good soli, 4 1-2 acres
cholco orchard; up to dnto bungalow;
bam; packing houso, and outbuild
ings; plenty of water; $4800; half
280 acres, 2 1-2 miles oast of Tal
ent; 1G0 acres cultivated, all free
soil, flno for pears and npplcs; well
fenced, surrounded hv suporlor or
chards; houso, bain outbuildings;
windmill otc, only $125 por ncro;
$12000 cash; rest easy torms.
LUMAN N. JUDD, Agent
LOT GOxl 33 CLOSE IN.
Comont sldowalk In nnd paid; two
Installments on wntor nnd sowor paid;
one Installment on pavomont paid.
If you want something nlco, lot us
show you this boautlful homo.
Phone Main 8G2.
MVEIIS, WIUTKSIDE & HOLMES
8. E. Cor. Main and Central.
G. A. Gardner
8 acres in orchard, modern houso, good barn,
richest soil in valley, $7000 w an(e, your
close in, price right P""" own terms on bal.
Bittner & Clark
Room 207 Phipps Bldg.
Aro you looking for an Invest
ment that is an Investment? If
you nro, then road this:
WFo nro authorized by tho own
or to offor for n short tlmo at only
$2G0 per acre his 30-acro one-year-old
orchard, which is located with
In IVi miles from Ashland and
right In tho valloy.
This orchard is all sot to tho
flnost varieties of pears and ap
ples and has boon well cared for.
Wo will siibtllvldo this Into 10
aero tracts to suit purchaser and
will glvo torms on tho same.
77 OAK ST., ASHLAND. ORHGON
your troubles, today.
TALENT, OltEGO.V. v