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MEDFORD MjVUj TRIBUN.E, JrEDFOttD, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, MAROIl 29, 1911.
Manager Malbocuf of Mcdford Com
mcrcial Club Regrets Fact That En
tire Attention of Local Producers
is Turned to Apples and Pears.
"It scorns In the nil absorbing topic
of apples and poiira," wild C. A.
Malbouci, manager of tbo Commer
cial Club, "that tlio fact, that the
Roguo Illvor Valley Is a producer of
tho first rank of farm products has
been allowed to become absolute.
"In fact tho Impression has Rone
abroad thu this valley can not
raise anything else but fruit and to
day Is being used as capital against
"It Is an established fact yet not
well known to residents of this val
ley, that years ago the Hoguo Hlvcr
Valley and Its tributaries give bettor
wheat than tho famous Palousc
country. This Industry has been al
lowed to dlo, In tho orchard fever
and thcro aro thousands of acres of
good land In tbo Applegate, Illinois,
Sams and other tributary valloyH of
It has boon forgotten that -this
valley was onco tho greatest corn
producing section In Oregon, In fact
of tho coast. That thcro aro no cer
eals which do not grow with oxcel
lunco In this section.
"Again, taking tho garden part of
farm products. This Industry Ih
neglected. Wo spend $1,500,000 for
these Alono. Wo can and havo raised
(ho fjmost pumklns, squashes, rad
ishes, onions, and other vegetables In
tbo state. Wo should Biipply tho dis
trict of Portland Instead of being a
"Poultry would. do well In thd val
ley and Seattle and Portland will
glvo contracts for all tho eggs and
poultry wo can ralso.
"Dalrlng, thero la no bettor graz
ing and dairying land In Oregon bol
ter than tho Illinois and Applegate
"Again tho Idea of no moro lands
to bo takon up la wrong from start
to finish. Mr. Baling Iuib told mo
that ho can locate families on 120,000
lacreB In this uocion. Abandoned
homesteads, forfeitures and etc.
"It Is tlmo wo look to and develop
ed our latest resourves which havo
BAND MUSIC IN
Twenty-seven Members Turned Out
First Concert Will Bo Held Soon
Much Talent Is Available New
Tho members of tho Mcdford
city band held a meeting last night
to perfect their organization and to
Twenty-soven members turned out.
Tho flrfit concert will bo held In the
city park soon.
Tho city has been without a band
Tor two year , anil tho city ban felt
tho need of one. In 1909, the Mod
ford baud was rankled as tbo finest
lu this section and vlaltorB weio sur
prised at the flnUb and excellence of
(ho selection's played.
Tbo Commercial Club and the
Greater Medford club were Instruo
moutal In getting the baud together
as It was organized at their reiiuest
Tbo officers elected wote llusll
Gregory, president, W. H. I.nno, lc
president: W. A. Kainos, manager
and secretary; Chaa. I) llazelrlgg,
WANTS CUTS BELLED
TO SAVE SONGSTERS
SPOKANE, WiihIi, Maich 29.
Mrs. J. I). Murphy, living at IS27
'Hast HI voi hide avenue, Is advocat
ing a movement In Spokane that all
owners of cats piovldo their pets with
bolls in the lntoront of pronervlng the
birds of song, which aro now coming
back to their haunts for the summer
Mrs. Murphy has Interested a large
number of olub and society women
In hur campaign and it Is likely that
a "Dull on Cat" soolety will bo or
ganized to tako charge of the work
Tho plan lu to attach a small bell
with u strap or ribbon on the neck
of ovory cat lu tho city and Huburbu.
tho argument being that If It wore
made tho custom generall) there
would bo mote bird In Spokane No
mention lias been mudo so far of the
tinkling at midnight serenades b
Thomas and his back-uul unjuulu-
MORE FOR HELP
Although Farmers of United States
Receive More for Their Products
Than Formerly They Are Forced to
Pay Advanced Price for Labor.
WASHINGTON, March '20. If the
fanner gets more for his crops in
these days of the high cost of living,
he is compelled to pay more for their
production, through tho liicrouscd
cost of farm labor. This fact ih
shown by tho department of agricul
ture in a bulletin just issued by Chief
Statistician Victor Olmsted.
The average wages of farm labor
during 1010, bused upon reports) of
ngonts mid correspondents of tho de
partment, witli comparisons, is given
by (lie Htatistieiau us follews:
The salary of a farm hum, without
hoard, averaged throughout (lie Uni
ted States $27.00 per month ; witli
hoard it was $18.M; while the farm
ers of (he far west were compelled
to pay (heir hired men, without hoard
$10.48', and with hoard, W4.M).
During tho harvest period, the
fanners paid an average of jH.82 por
day, without boarding (licit help;
witli board, an average of $1.JI().
The wcslern farmers paid, $2.5'.,
day, without hoard, and $1.00
In 1800, according to (he depart
ment, tho average salary, per mouth,
paid for hired help throughout the
United States was $18.M, without
board ,as compared with $27.fi() in
1010. Willi board, the farmers panl
in 100(1 only .trj.-lf) per mouth as
agniust $10.20 in 1010.
Far western fanners paid- with
out hoard, $.'1 l.fill per month in 1000
whilo in 1010 they were forced lo
pay their help $1(1.48. With board,
tho hired laborers received only
$22,110 per mouth in 1800, while i'n
1010 (hey were paid .$42.(10.
SPEND SI 25,000
Little City to the North Will Install
Water and Sewer Mains and Pave
Principal Streets Work to Be
Started at Once.
The city of Central Point la con
templating extensive Improvements
for tho summer, a extension to tlv
water system, a sower system and
paving, costing approximately $12fi,
000. Work will commence In the
near future. On or about May 1st.
On April 20 the city of Central
Point will lot contractB for a 00,000
Thero will bo four miles of piping
laid, the average cut will be eleven
feet, but In placoB the cut will be
twenty-three feet on tho deepest In
1'iiy system In this section.
Tho contracts call for alternate
bids, first on vitrified pipe, second
on concrete pipe, tho selection of the
kind (o bo used being left to tho
The system will be known as an
out fall system. Tho out fall, pipe
which loads to Hoar Creek, will be
thirty Inches In diameter and will
bo U'iOO feet lu length.
The city will build an extension to
the present water system at u cost
Tbo city dada have received peti
tions to p.ivo Pine street and tun oral
side streets. These have been ac
cepted, lu all one mile of paving
will bo laid, at a cost of $r.e00.
0. A. C. Graduate Wins $1000.
t'OHVAI.US, Or., March 20. -A
pi io of $10110 wiih won bv K. How
ard, lormorly of l'rinovillo, Crook
county, who graduated from the Oio
gn Agricultural college in 1002. The
awaid wax made by the Portland
Comiuoreiul club for tho best aitielc
on the "Hofo Citj" or on Oregon pub
lnhid ouUido of the Pacific Monthly,
won fir I place with an aitiule on
pi... iru,i,..i i...i,( (,.,. , i.',,,.,,.-.,"
... World'. Wo.k. Kielit Hinullor!"0.?"0 ",u'r V"Uo' t'nlorUy Club
pruon brought the total award of the
coulcM to $.1000.,
Just a fow thousand Um than 20.-
000.000 lobsters woro caught lu
Maine waters last yoar. U.000.000
more than tbo previous jour and
nearly Ulw as many at five year1
taucos, but it In no wild gutwa At this
time to say that Homootie tuny organ
ize a crusade to not only put the belli
out or commUhlun. but also oxtormln
ato tbo wont urn Tho tlioory advanc
ed Is that this method would make
doubly sure of protoriliiK Die MnU
for all tlmo
ON JIOLLY ST.
South Park Addition Containing 130
Fine Large Lots Now on the Market
Four Per Cent Guaranteed on In
vestment by Present Owners.
South 1'urk addition bids fair to be
(lie most popular of any (o be put on
(he market this year. It Hot- just i.
blocks south of the I'lcibylcriun
church on Holly street. The paving
is in to the very edge of lliis additioi
and over DOOO feet of cement wiill'i
are already down on Holly street
which runs through (lie ciihtcrn purl
of theadditiou. Tho oily has beci
built up to the edge of (he uoitli, west
and on tit sides and in a very shor
time building will commence in thii
scction. Theie is a building restriction niu"
line limit on each sheet; all lots ur
high, sightly and very desirable.
Think of it only six block 1'ror
Main street and ideally located, will
South Oakdnle avenue, only a fev
blocks to (he west and South Kiei
side only a few block'- east, both al
ready we improved.
The owners are pulling those lot
on the market at very low prices con
sidcring thoir value nnd lliey guaran
tee theiuvestiucut for the period o
one year. Buy u lot or two or thro
in South Park addition and at the eu
of one year the owners will guurur
lee you 4 per cent on your invcxtineiil
This menus that if you are dissatis
fied at I lie end of one year (he owner
will return to you (he price you pah
for your lot together with interest :i
the rate of ! jer cent per annum
Don't wait, but look into this propo
sition at once for this block of l!l(
lots will not last long.
Tho owners are C. W. Palm, II. I'
Luinsdcn, C. I. Hutchison ami V. W
Hutchison, and you will do well ..
talk (o any one of thcin about lliic
Leave Northern Fruit District for the
Rogue Arc Charmed With Cli
mate and Opportunity for Invest
ment Here Buy Splendid Places.
Two largo sales of land wore made
Tueaday to former Wonntchoo al
loy orchardlsts. R, M. Steams pur
chased tho Krod I. Peterson or
chard at Central Point for ?U),f00
and Fred Tuhrer sold his place to
llorbort Choover for $9,200.
Tho orchard purchased by Mr
Stearns contains H2 1-2 acres of laud,
C acrea of which aro planted to pears
and apples, the rest la alfalfa.
Herbert Choover pui chased tbo
Fred Fuhror place Tor $3,200. There
aro 17 acrea In tho orchards, ft acres
In young trees the rest lu alfalfa
On this plnco Is a beautiful bungalow
home, ono of tho pretlost lu the val
ley. Iloth sales wore mndo through tho
Valley Land company.
Mr. Stearns and Mr. Choover weio
formerly owners of Wonatchoo or
chards, but after seeing tho Spokane
exhibit they decided that they would
like to noe this valley, as the fruit
was tbo finest they had over soon
lTpon Investigation of tbo vallo
they decided that thero was no com
parison between the two valleys and
immediately purchased tho two or
chards which aro near each other
and only a short distance from Cen
Tho buys made by tho men Is the
best bargalna oor given In the val
ley and tho now owners aro well
pleased with their purchase.
Hoguo River Teamsters Union No
17S moots tonight at Angle Opera
House at S o'clock. Chaa. Holm.
socrotar) tieasuror. fi
will make application to tbo clt
council of tho city of Medford. Ore
gon at Its regular meeting on April
th. 19U for a license to sell j
fplrltuoua Ihpiors. and malt lbjuors.
' quantities less than a gallon. at
" club room lu tho Mall Tribune I
building on Fir ht root, for a period of
six mouths. I
ltoKtm lUvor Valley university ciuo
lly W. C A.NDHUSON.
If plans under way bo perfected
PUIIuiloliiblu will run trains at tho
highest sputHl yet attempted through
a subwav from tho center of tho clt
to Its norlhoru hiiburbs.
Kenneth Jerome is the king fisher
man of the younger set of anglers ;n
Medford. Yesterday the lad, who is
but 12 yen ri, of age, caught a stcel
hcad measuring some 10 inches in
length. The hoy had u hard time
landing the fish, for no more gamer
trout lives than the stcclhcad. II
was a fight to the finish but young
Jerome's pluck won (he tlaj, after n
long tight with the trout.
TO CUKU A COM) IX OXK DAY
Tako .LAXATIVE DROMO Quinine
Tablets. DiUggicts refund money If
It falls to euro. E. W. GROVE'S sig
nature U on each box. 25c. '
SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY
Offlco of Agent, Medford, Or., Feb.
8th, 1911. Advertising Department:
Wo tako pleasuro In announcing
that our eastern connections will sell
second class colonist tickets dally at
reduced fares March 10th to April
10th, Inclusive, 1911.
Wo have received tho following
rates and will bo pleased to accom
modato you In giving you all tho In
formation that Is required. You can
deposit tho money hero In Medford
and wo will bo glad to notify ind
havo our agents in tho east furnish
your friends or relatives with tickets
nnd sleeping accommodations. Fares
Missouri rlvor points 25.00
Now York, N. Y. 4 50.00
A. S. ROSENBAUM, Agent.
From tho Mlddlo and Eastorn por
tions of tho United States and
OREGON, WASHINGTON AND ALIi
will prevail DAILY
MARCH 10th TO APRIL 10th
Southern Pacific Lines
Chicago ixt $:t:i.oo
St. Louis .12.00
Kansas City , 25.00
St. Paul .... 25.00
and from other cities correspondingly
You Can PREPAY Fares
Tho Colonist fares aro Westbound
only, but It you havo relatives or
friends or employees In tbo East
whom you deslro to bring to this Btato
you can deposit th valuo of tho faro
with your local railroad agent, and
an order for n tlgkot will bo tejo
graphod to any address doslrod.
It the WOULD Know
Of tho vast resources and splendid
Call on tho undorslgnod for good
Instructive printed mattor to send
East, or glvo him tho nddressoa of
thouo to whom you would llko to havo
such matter sent.
General Passenger Agent-
If it's merely a question of
what you can "get along
with," use an ordinary paper
for your business stationery.
If, however, you are seek
ing to turn expense into in
Tt ifjlJirJ ler r tttlitml italh'ltrj
The added influence given
your messages hy the clean,
crisp sheets will wipe out the
expense item and leave a bal
ance on the other side.
your own mind will itrnnilhrn w 4rcu.
num lo tulp, V in lw a priw
book of ih vP,r hol lct-ikjj
o4 ixhi lxivin forms priqlrd litWv.
iraphrd Jnd (rrd on O' hti and
IwiMrtntolortolOU) lUui-Miiti ioM.
ll't wwtb hit in;
poly ppr ' rr v
th world nuking bv"l
Hfo. 0. S. Fowler-Chumos
AVill teach classes a new sys
tem of applying electricity
to cure disease at Hotel Nash
At 2:30 p. m.
and 7: 30 p. m.
and health consultations ghv
en daily from 9 a. m.tp 9 p.
m. at Nash Hotel until April
7th. She is reliable and con
scientious person in every
thing she does.
Wo havo GO tons of nay; also ton
tons of barley. Don't stop at the
West Side, hut cotno to tho corner
or Orapo and ElghHi. Phono 0402.
Residence phono GO 41.
A.B T uJl
Wo havo 50 or GO tiers of good, dry
wood at tho coruor of Grapo and
Eighth. Wo aro closing out. See
Newton Grant or phono.
Offlco phono G402. Rcsldonco
To be business manager of n home
which is the position of most every
housewife is to appreciate the help
fulness of tho ads. For a home that
is "managed" by n houscwifo who
docs not read nds is managed ex
pensively. Raskins for Health.
NEW LINE JUST IN
WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED AND WILL PUT
ON SALE TOMORROW OUR NEW LINE OF
LADIES, MEN AND MISSES SPRING HOSIERY,
ALSO A NEW LINE OF LADIES SUMMER UN
ION SUITS, VESTS, ETC., AND ALL ARE AT
HUSSEY'S POPULAR PRICES.
Ladies pure silk gauze
hose, linen heal and toe,
mercerized garter top, a
75c hose most every
where here. All sizes.
LADIES' 25c HOSE
We would like to have you come in and see our new
line of ladies hose, also men and misses that we will
put on sale tomorrow at 25 cents a pair, they are
the best value ever offered in Medford.
A TRIAL IS ALL WE ASK.
EASTER POST CARDS, EACH 1 Cent
Medford Mail Tribune
Jackson County, Ore.
Complied especially for the Mall Trlbuno by tho
Jackson County Abstract Co. Approved and offi
cially adopted by tho county court, July, 1910.
Shows ownership of each parcel of property,
township and section lines, county roads, forest re
serves, railroad prant, city and town boundaries
and all other necessary information.
Tho only convenient, handy, complete man
of Jackson county published In many years. Slzo
i 29 by 40 Inches, on heavy map paper, tinned at
s both ends.
I No homo comploto without this map. It soils
for $2.r0, but will bo glvon away free to subscrlb-
i ers to tho Medford Mall Trlbuno,
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SUBSCmnE TO THE DAILY MAIL TRIBUNE
FOR ONE YEAR IN ADVANCE $5.00
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YEARS IN ADVANCE AT $1.50 A YBAR.f3.00
AND THE MAP IS YOURS.
Or got ono new subscriber to the Dally or two
new ones to tho Weekly, remit and we will send the
Old subscribers may socuro tho map by paying
up arrears and subscribing In advance.
Medford Mail Tribune
27 N. Fir Street
About every store advertisement
is n "humnn in(ercst document." No
issue of n. pnper would be n com
plete newspaper without store ads
and no issue of u paper is a poor
newspaper if it carries a good show
ing of interesting store nds.
Haaklns for Health
Mens extra fine quality
silk hose with linen heel
and toe, extra strong in
the wearing parts. All